Period
to 21 October 2019

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in the South East with a requirement for PCI DSS skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited PCI DSS over the 6 months to 21 October 2019 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Payment Card Industry Data Security Standard (PCI DSS)
England > South East
6 months to
21 Oct 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 298 317 277
Rank change year-on-year +19 -40 -58
Permanent jobs citing PCI DSS 216 226 306
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South East 0.85% 0.78% 1.06%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 6.04% 5.82% 8.58%
Number of salaries quoted 157 187 237
South East median annual salary £55,000 £60,000 £55,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -8.33% +9.09% +1.85%
10th Percentile £28,500 £41,250 £35,000
90th Percentile £82,500 £95,000 £72,500
England median annual salary £60,000 £57,500 £55,000
% change year-on-year +4.35% +4.55% -

PCI DSS is in the Quality Assurance and Compliance category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all permanent job vacancies advertised in the South East with a requirement for quality assurance or compliance skills.

All Quality Assurance and Compliance Skills
South East
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for quality assurance or compliance skills 3,579 3,882 3,567
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South East 14.09% 13.42% 12.37%
Number of salaries quoted 2,666 3,086 2,870
South East median annual salary £50,000 £48,750 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +2.56% +8.33% -
10th Percentile £27,500 £29,250 £26,250
90th Percentile £76,250 £72,500 £72,500
England median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £50,000

PCI DSS
Job Vacancy Trend in the South East

Job postings citing PCI DSS as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in the South East.

Job vacancy trend for PCI DSS in the South East

PCI DSS
Salary Trend in the South East

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing PCI DSS in the South East.

Salary trend for PCI DSS in the South East

PCI DSS
Salary Histogram in the South East

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing PCI DSS in the South East over the 6 months to 21 October 2019.

Salary histogram for PCI DSS in the South East

PCI DSS
Job Locations in the South East

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing PCI DSS within the South East region over the 6 months to 21 October 2019. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Past 6 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Hampshire +25 93 £45,000 -26.83% 13
Thames Valley +27 63 £67,500 +12.50% 4
Berkshire +28 39 £66,750 -1.11% 2
Surrey +33 24 £56,250 +25.00% 6
Buckinghamshire +2 21 £57,500 +27.78% 2
West Sussex +11 19 £77,500 +34.78% 1
Kent -37 9 £31,500 -47.50% 2
Oxfordshire +25 3 £70,000 +44.33%
East Sussex +6 2 £75,000 +66.67%
PCI DSS
England

For the 6 months to 21 October 2019, IT jobs citing PCI DSS also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all permanent job ads across the South East region with a requirement for PCI DSS.

1 104 (48.15%) Information Security
2 90 (41.67%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 85 (39.35%) Firewall
4 84 (38.89%) GDPR
5 82 (37.96%) Windows
6 57 (26.39%) Cybersecurity
7 55 (25.46%) ITIL
8 52 (24.07%) Active Directory
9 47 (21.76%) Security Architecture
10 45 (20.83%) DNS
11 44 (20.37%) Incident Management
12 41 (18.98%) Microsoft
13 40 (18.52%) SIEM
14 39 (18.06%) Azure
14 39 (18.06%) Finance
15 38 (17.59%) NIST
16 36 (16.67%) WAN
17 35 (16.20%) Windows Server
18 34 (15.74%) DHCP
18 34 (15.74%) TOGAF
19 33 (15.28%) Agile Software Development
19 33 (15.28%) Retail
20 32 (14.81%) CISSP
20 32 (14.81%) Linux
20 32 (14.81%) Management Information System
21 31 (14.35%) TCP/IP
22 30 (13.89%) Data Protection
23 28 (12.96%) Network Security
23 28 (12.96%) LAN
23 28 (12.96%) Penetration Testing

PCI DSS
Co-occurring IT Skills in the South East by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 18 (8.33%) MS Exchange
2 15 (6.94%) IIS
3 13 (6.02%) Exchange Server 2013
4 5 (2.31%) Apache
4 5 (2.31%) Tomcat
5 2 (0.93%) Confluence
5 2 (0.93%) nginx
Applications
1 1 (0.46%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 1 (0.46%) Dynamics CRM
1 1 (0.46%) NetSuite
Cloud Services
1 39 (18.06%) Azure
2 17 (7.87%) AWS
3 13 (6.02%) Office 365
4 11 (5.09%) SaaS
5 9 (4.17%) Dynamics 365
6 6 (2.78%) Cloud Computing
7 5 (2.31%) G Suite
8 3 (1.39%) GitHub
9 2 (0.93%) Amazon CloudWatch
9 2 (0.93%) Amazon EC2
9 2 (0.93%) Amazon ELB
9 2 (0.93%) Amazon S3
9 2 (0.93%) AWS CloudFormation
9 2 (0.93%) GCP
9 2 (0.93%) Mimecast
9 2 (0.93%) Route 53
9 2 (0.93%) Virtual Private Cloud
10 1 (0.46%) Akamai
10 1 (0.46%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 85 (39.35%) Firewall
2 45 (20.83%) DNS
3 36 (16.67%) WAN
4 34 (15.74%) DHCP
5 31 (14.35%) TCP/IP
6 28 (12.96%) LAN
6 28 (12.96%) Network Security
7 20 (9.26%) VPN
8 18 (8.33%) Internet
9 16 (7.41%) Intrusion Detection
10 15 (6.94%) SSL
11 13 (6.02%) VLAN
12 10 (4.63%) HTTP
13 9 (4.17%) IPsec
13 9 (4.17%) RTP
14 6 (2.78%) SMTP
14 6 (2.78%) Wireless
15 5 (2.31%) Ethernet
15 5 (2.31%) FTP
15 5 (2.31%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 19 (8.80%) SQL Server
2 9 (4.17%) MySQL
3 3 (1.39%) Maltego
3 3 (1.39%) SQL Server 2008
4 2 (0.93%) Amazon RDS
5 1 (0.46%) Amazon Athena
5 1 (0.46%) ArangoDB
5 1 (0.46%) Data Warehouse
5 1 (0.46%) PostgreSQL
5 1 (0.46%) Redis
5 1 (0.46%) Relational Database
5 1 (0.46%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 12 (5.56%) Git (software)
1 12 (5.56%) Rational DOORS
1 12 (5.56%) Rational Rhapsody
2 5 (2.31%) Burp Suite
2 5 (2.31%) Metasploit
3 4 (1.85%) JIRA
3 4 (1.85%) Subversion
4 3 (1.39%) IDA Disassembler
5 2 (0.93%) Jenkins
5 2 (0.93%) SonarQube
5 2 (0.93%) Visual Studio
6 1 (0.46%) Octopus Deploy
6 1 (0.46%) TeamCity
General
1 39 (18.06%) Finance
2 33 (15.28%) Retail
3 23 (10.65%) Legal
4 13 (6.02%) Telecoms
5 12 (5.56%) Manufacturing
6 6 (2.78%) Marketing
7 2 (0.93%) Back Office
7 2 (0.93%) French Language
7 2 (0.93%) German Language
7 2 (0.93%) Italian Language
7 2 (0.93%) Spanish Language
8 1 (0.46%) Advertising
8 1 (0.46%) Automotive
8 1 (0.46%) Electronics
8 1 (0.46%) Public Sector
Job Titles
1 41 (18.98%) Architect
2 40 (18.52%) Security Architect
3 27 (12.50%) Analyst
4 23 (10.65%) Security Engineer
5 19 (8.80%) Network Engineer
6 18 (8.33%) Security Manager
7 15 (6.94%) Support Analyst
8 14 (6.48%) Systems Engineer
9 13 (6.02%) IT Architect
9 13 (6.02%) IT Security Architect
10 12 (5.56%) Head of IT
10 12 (5.56%) Network Security Engineer
10 12 (5.56%) Principal Engineer
10 12 (5.56%) Principal Systems Engineer
11 11 (5.09%) Security Analyst
11 11 (5.09%) Technical Leader
12 10 (4.63%) Developer
12 10 (4.63%) Head of Security
13 9 (4.17%) Head of IT Security
13 9 (4.17%) Infrastructure Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 14 (6.48%) CSS
2 13 (6.02%) HTML
3 12 (5.56%) HTML5
3 12 (5.56%) OAuth
4 10 (4.63%) OAuth2
4 10 (4.63%) OpenID
4 10 (4.63%) XACML
5 7 (3.24%) .NET
5 7 (3.24%) AngularJS
5 7 (3.24%) JSON
5 7 (3.24%) React
5 7 (3.24%) XML
6 6 (2.78%) jQuery
6 6 (2.78%) SailPoint
6 6 (2.78%) SOAP
6 6 (2.78%) Vue.js
6 6 (2.78%) Web Services
7 5 (2.31%) REST
8 4 (1.85%) EDI
8 4 (1.85%) Laravel
Miscellaneous
1 32 (14.81%) Management Information System
2 15 (6.94%) Cyberattack
3 14 (6.48%) Analytical Skills
4 13 (6.02%) Security Operations Centre
5 12 (5.56%) Data Protection Act
5 12 (5.56%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
5 12 (5.56%) PKI
6 10 (4.63%) Self-Motivation
7 8 (3.70%) Cyberthreat
7 8 (3.70%) Data Centre
8 7 (3.24%) EFT
8 7 (3.24%) Mobile App
9 6 (2.78%) Cyber Kill Chain
10 5 (2.31%) Public Cloud
11 4 (1.85%) Freedom of Information
11 4 (1.85%) Hybrid Cloud
11 4 (1.85%) Linux Command Line
11 4 (1.85%) Video Conferencing
12 3 (1.39%) Driving Licence
12 3 (1.39%) NHS
Operating Systems
1 82 (37.96%) Windows
2 35 (16.20%) Windows Server
3 32 (14.81%) Linux
4 18 (8.33%) Unix
4 18 (8.33%) Windows 10
4 18 (8.33%) Windows 7
5 15 (6.94%) Windows Server 2012
6 13 (6.02%) CentOS
7 7 (3.24%) Ubuntu
8 6 (2.78%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 2 (0.93%) Amazon Linux
9 2 (0.93%) Debian
9 2 (0.93%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 104 (48.15%) Information Security
2 57 (26.39%) Cybersecurity
3 55 (25.46%) ITIL
4 47 (21.76%) Security Architecture
5 44 (20.37%) Incident Management
6 40 (18.52%) SIEM
7 34 (15.74%) TOGAF
8 33 (15.28%) Agile Software Development
9 30 (13.89%) Data Protection
10 28 (12.96%) Penetration Testing
11 26 (12.04%) Security Operations
12 24 (11.11%) DevOps
12 24 (11.11%) Enterprise Architecture
12 24 (11.11%) IT Strategy
13 23 (10.65%) Project Management
14 21 (9.72%) Service Delivery
14 21 (9.72%) Technical Leadership
15 20 (9.26%) Data Security
15 20 (9.26%) SABSA
15 20 (9.26%) Security Testing
Programming Languages
1 27 (12.50%) PowerShell
1 27 (12.50%) SQL
2 17 (7.87%) JavaScript
3 8 (3.70%) C#
3 8 (3.70%) Python
4 7 (3.24%) PHP
5 6 (2.78%) TypeScript
6 4 (1.85%) Java
7 2 (0.93%) Bash Shell
7 2 (0.93%) Java 8
7 2 (0.93%) VB
8 1 (0.46%) Go
8 1 (0.46%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 32 (14.81%) CISSP
2 27 (12.50%) Degree
3 23 (10.65%) CISM
4 17 (7.87%) CREST Certified
4 17 (7.87%) GIAC
5 15 (6.94%) Cisco Certification
6 14 (6.48%) CEH
6 14 (6.48%) Microsoft Certification
7 10 (4.63%) CISA
7 10 (4.63%) TOGAF Certification
8 9 (4.17%) MCSA
9 8 (3.70%) CCNA
10 6 (2.78%) MCP
11 5 (2.31%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
11 5 (2.31%) MCSE
12 4 (1.85%) PCI QSA
13 3 (1.39%) GCIA
13 3 (1.39%) GCIH
13 3 (1.39%) SC Cleared
13 3 (1.39%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 90 (41.67%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 84 (38.89%) GDPR
3 38 (17.59%) NIST
4 26 (12.04%) Sarbanes-Oxley
5 23 (10.65%) SLA
6 13 (6.02%) NIST 800
7 12 (5.56%) ISO/IEC 15288
8 11 (5.09%) COBIT
9 9 (4.17%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
10 4 (1.85%) Cyber Essentials
10 4 (1.85%) ISO 9001
10 4 (1.85%) QA
11 3 (1.39%) RMADS
12 2 (0.93%) ISAE 3402
12 2 (0.93%) ISO 22301
12 2 (0.93%) ISO 31000
12 2 (0.93%) ISO/IEC 27005
13 1 (0.46%) BS7799
13 1 (0.46%) PA-DSS
13 1 (0.46%) PSD2
System Software
1 52 (24.07%) Active Directory
2 19 (8.80%) Hyper-V
3 16 (7.41%) VMware Infrastructure
4 5 (2.31%) Terminal Services
5 4 (1.85%) Firmware
6 3 (1.39%) Docker
6 3 (1.39%) Snort
7 2 (0.93%) ISA Server
7 2 (0.93%) vSphere
8 1 (0.46%) MetaFrame
Systems Management
1 12 (5.56%) HP Quality Center
2 10 (4.63%) SCCM
3 9 (4.17%) Nessus
4 6 (2.78%) SCOM
5 5 (2.31%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
5 5 (2.31%) Nmap
6 4 (1.85%) Perfmon
6 4 (1.85%) WSUS
7 3 (1.39%) FortiGate
7 3 (1.39%) OpenVAS
7 3 (1.39%) Puppet
7 3 (1.39%) QRadar
7 3 (1.39%) Terraform
8 2 (0.93%) IBM Guardium
8 2 (0.93%) SCVMM
8 2 (0.93%) Trend Micro Deep Security
9 1 (0.46%) Kubernetes
9 1 (0.46%) Single Sign-On
Vendors
1 41 (18.98%) Microsoft
2 27 (12.50%) VMware
3 19 (8.80%) Cisco
4 17 (7.87%) HP
5 14 (6.48%) IBM
6 12 (5.56%) Fortinet
7 9 (4.17%) CheckPoint
7 9 (4.17%) Dell
7 9 (4.17%) Juniper
7 9 (4.17%) SonicWALL
8 8 (3.70%) Imperva
8 8 (3.70%) Qualys
8 8 (3.70%) Splunk
9 6 (2.78%) Avaya
9 6 (2.78%) CyberArk
9 6 (2.78%) LogRhythm
9 6 (2.78%) Palo Alto
9 6 (2.78%) Varonis
10 5 (2.31%) Centrify
10 5 (2.31%) Spiceworks