Period
to 14 December 2017

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 14 December 2017 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
14 Dec 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 286 240 303
Rank change year-on-year -46 +63 -63
Permanent jobs citing PCI DSS 301 465 425
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South East 0.96% 1.37% 1.00%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 7.70% 10.98% 7.87%
Number of salaries quoted 234 367 392
South East median annual salary £50,000 £55,000 £52,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -9.09% +4.76% +14.75%
10th Percentile £35,000 £35,750 £40,000
90th Percentile £70,950 £75,000 £71,250
England median annual salary £55,000 £55,000 £52,500
% change year-on-year - +4.76% +5.00%

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 3909 4234 5401
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South East 12.49% 12.46% 12.75%
Number of salaries quoted 3114 3396 4401
South East median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000
10th Percentile £25,825 £26,250 £25,750
90th Percentile £72,500 £70,000 £67,500
England median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £47,500
% change year-on-year - +5.26% +5.56%

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 14 December 2017.

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 14 December 2017. 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 -44 86 £40,000 -23.81% 4
Surrey -15 66 £58,750 +17.50% 3
Kent +19 62 £47,500 +5.56% 7
Thames Valley -46 61 £55,000 - 4
Berkshire -36 34 £60,000 -4.00% 3
Oxfordshire +10 21 £35,000 -36.36%
East Sussex +12 12 £49,500 -26.67%
West Sussex -7 9 £50,000 -20.00%
Buckinghamshire -2 6 £45,000 -10.00% 1
Sussex -14 1 £50,000 -3.85%
PCI DSS
England

For the 6 months to 14 December 2017, IT jobs citing PCI DSS also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the South East region with a requirement for PCI DSS.

1 157 (52.16%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 137 (45.51%) Information Security
3 110 (36.54%) CISSP
4 89 (29.57%) Finance
5 78 (25.91%) Cybersecurity
6 75 (24.92%) CISM
7 73 (24.25%) Firewall
8 67 (22.26%) Windows
9 59 (19.60%) Penetration Testing
10 58 (19.27%) CISA
11 55 (18.27%) SQL
12 54 (17.94%) Linux
13 53 (17.61%) Data Protection
14 50 (16.61%) ITIL
14 50 (16.61%) Risk Management
15 49 (16.28%) GDPR
16 47 (15.61%) Security Operations
17 46 (15.28%) Management Information System
18 41 (13.62%) SIEM
19 37 (12.29%) Vulnerability Management
19 37 (12.29%) SQL Server
19 37 (12.29%) Microsoft
20 33 (10.96%) Clustering
21 32 (10.63%) WAN
21 32 (10.63%) Degree
22 30 (9.97%) Analytical Skills
23 29 (9.63%) Cisco
23 29 (9.63%) DNS
23 29 (9.63%) PHP
24 28 (9.30%) Performance Tuning

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 13 (4.32%) IIS
2 7 (2.33%) JBoss
3 5 (1.66%) Apache
4 3 (1.00%) Tomcat
5 2 (0.66%) OpenStack
6 1 (0.33%) Confluence
6 1 (0.33%) Site Server
Applications
1 5 (1.66%) Microsoft Office
2 2 (0.66%) Microsoft Excel
2 2 (0.66%) Microsoft PowerPoint
2 2 (0.66%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 2 (0.66%) Payment Gateway
2 1 (0.33%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 28 (9.30%) Amazon AWS
2 10 (3.32%) Microsoft Azure
3 9 (2.99%) SaaS
4 4 (1.33%) IaaS
5 3 (1.00%) PaaS
6 1 (0.33%) Amazon CloudWatch
6 1 (0.33%) Amazon EC2
6 1 (0.33%) Amazon Glacier
6 1 (0.33%) Amazon S3
6 1 (0.33%) Google Analytics
6 1 (0.33%) Mimecast
6 1 (0.33%) Office 365
6 1 (0.33%) Route 53
6 1 (0.33%) Slack
6 1 (0.33%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 73 (24.25%) Firewall
2 32 (10.63%) WAN
3 29 (9.63%) DNS
4 23 (7.64%) IPsec
5 22 (7.31%) SSL
6 21 (6.98%) MPLS
7 20 (6.64%) BGP
8 19 (6.31%) DHCP
8 19 (6.31%) HTTP
9 18 (5.98%) TCP/IP
10 17 (5.65%) Internet
10 17 (5.65%) OSPF
11 16 (5.32%) LAN
11 16 (5.32%) RIP
11 16 (5.32%) VPLS
12 12 (3.99%) Network Security
12 12 (3.99%) VPN
13 7 (2.33%) VLAN
14 6 (1.99%) Cisco ASA
15 5 (1.66%) Intrusion Detection
Database & Business Intelligence
1 37 (12.29%) SQL Server
2 24 (7.97%) MySQL
3 21 (6.98%) SQL Server 2008
3 21 (6.98%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 15 (4.98%) Amazon RDS
4 15 (4.98%) Data Warehouse
4 15 (4.98%) Oracle Database
5 14 (4.65%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 14 (4.65%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 10 (3.32%) MongoDB
7 9 (2.99%) Relational Database
8 7 (2.33%) Redis
9 5 (1.66%) Apache Cassandra
10 3 (1.00%) Big Data
10 3 (1.00%) PostgreSQL
10 3 (1.00%) RDBMS
11 1 (0.33%) Oracle Database 11g
11 1 (0.33%) Oracle Database 12c
Development Applications
1 17 (5.65%) JIRA
2 13 (4.32%) Git (software)
3 4 (1.33%) Jenkins
3 4 (1.33%) Team Foundation Server
3 4 (1.33%) Visual Studio Team System
4 2 (0.66%) Burp Suite
4 2 (0.66%) Metasploit
5 1 (0.33%) Subversion
General
1 89 (29.57%) Finance
2 20 (6.64%) Banking
3 19 (6.31%) Legal
4 15 (4.98%) Telecoms
5 8 (2.66%) French Language
5 8 (2.66%) German Language
6 6 (1.99%) Financial Institution
6 6 (1.99%) Law
7 5 (1.66%) Digital Economy
7 5 (1.66%) Investment Banking
8 4 (1.33%) Retail
9 3 (1.00%) Back Office
9 3 (1.00%) Manufacturing
10 2 (0.66%) Automotive
10 2 (0.66%) Electronics
10 2 (0.66%) Marketing
10 2 (0.66%) Spanish Language
11 1 (0.33%) Games
Job Titles
1 68 (22.59%) Analyst
2 50 (16.61%) Security Analyst
3 41 (13.62%) IT Analyst
4 31 (10.30%) IT Security Analyst
5 24 (7.97%) Developer
6 21 (6.98%) Architect
6 21 (6.98%) Consultant
7 20 (6.64%) Network Engineer
7 20 (6.64%) PHP Developer
7 20 (6.64%) Security Manager
8 19 (6.31%) Business Manager
8 19 (6.31%) Development Manager
8 19 (6.31%) Information Analyst
9 18 (5.98%) Business Development Manager
9 18 (5.98%) Security Consultant
10 17 (5.65%) Administrator
10 17 (5.65%) Operations Team Leader
10 17 (5.65%) Team Leader
11 15 (4.98%) DBA
11 15 (4.98%) Information Security Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 20 (6.64%) CSS
2 18 (5.98%) Middleware
3 13 (4.32%) HTML
4 11 (3.65%) .NET
4 11 (3.65%) Ajax
4 11 (3.65%) Web Services
5 9 (2.99%) JSON
5 9 (2.99%) XML
6 7 (2.33%) HTML5
6 7 (2.33%) jQuery
6 7 (2.33%) WinForms
7 4 (1.33%) SOAP
7 4 (1.33%) XSL
8 3 (1.00%) Java SE
9 2 (0.66%) Elastic Stack
9 2 (0.66%) GTK+
9 2 (0.66%) RFC 2833
9 2 (0.66%) Ruby on Rails
9 2 (0.66%) Sensu
9 2 (0.66%) TAPI
Miscellaneous
1 46 (15.28%) Management Information System
2 33 (10.96%) Clustering
3 30 (9.97%) Analytical Skills
4 24 (7.97%) Data Centre
5 19 (6.31%) Data Protection Act
6 13 (4.32%) Driving Licence
7 12 (3.99%) Cyberthreat
8 10 (3.32%) Computer Science
9 5 (1.66%) Cyber Defence
9 5 (1.66%) PKI
10 4 (1.33%) Enterprise Software
10 4 (1.33%) Greenfield Project
11 3 (1.00%) Cyber Attack
11 3 (1.00%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
11 3 (1.00%) Mobile Computing
11 3 (1.00%) NHS
11 3 (1.00%) Replication
11 3 (1.00%) Smart Meter
12 2 (0.66%) Security Operations Centre
12 2 (0.66%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 67 (22.26%) Windows
2 54 (17.94%) Linux
3 21 (6.98%) Windows Server
4 12 (3.99%) Ubuntu
5 10 (3.32%) Unix
6 9 (2.99%) CentOS
7 8 (2.66%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 7 (2.33%) Windows Server 2012
9 5 (1.66%) Windows Server 2003
10 3 (1.00%) Windows Server 2008
11 2 (0.66%) Debian
11 2 (0.66%) Fedora
11 2 (0.66%) Kali Linux
12 1 (0.33%) Solaris
12 1 (0.33%) SUSE
Processes & Methodologies
1 137 (45.51%) Information Security
2 78 (25.91%) Cybersecurity
3 59 (19.60%) Penetration Testing
4 53 (17.61%) Data Protection
5 50 (16.61%) ITIL
5 50 (16.61%) Risk Management
6 47 (15.61%) Security Operations
7 41 (13.62%) SIEM
8 37 (12.29%) Vulnerability Management
9 28 (9.30%) Performance Tuning
10 24 (7.97%) High Availability
11 23 (7.64%) Data Security
12 19 (6.31%) Agile Software Development
12 19 (6.31%) Business Development
12 19 (6.31%) ISMS
13 18 (5.98%) Threat Modelling
14 17 (5.65%) Load Balancing
14 17 (5.65%) Security Architecture
15 16 (5.32%) Project Management
15 16 (5.32%) Task Automation
Programming Languages
1 55 (18.27%) SQL
2 29 (9.63%) PHP
3 23 (7.64%) PowerShell
3 23 (7.64%) Python
4 21 (6.98%) Bash Shell
4 21 (6.98%) JavaScript
5 20 (6.64%) Perl
6 18 (5.98%) T-SQL
7 8 (2.66%) C
8 7 (2.33%) Java
8 7 (2.33%) VB.NET
9 5 (1.66%) Ruby
10 4 (1.33%) C#
11 3 (1.00%) C++
11 3 (1.00%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 110 (36.54%) CISSP
2 75 (24.92%) CISM
3 58 (19.27%) CISA
4 32 (10.63%) Degree
5 17 (5.65%) Cisco Certification
6 14 (4.65%) CEH
7 13 (4.32%) CCNP
7 13 (4.32%) CRISC
8 12 (3.99%) ISO 27001 Lead Auditor
8 12 (3.99%) MCSE
8 12 (3.99%) Microsoft Certification
9 10 (3.32%) CREST Certified
9 10 (3.32%) PCI QSA
10 9 (2.99%) GIAC
11 7 (2.33%) Computer Science Degree
12 6 (1.99%) CCNA
12 6 (1.99%) SANS
12 6 (1.99%) SC Cleared
12 6 (1.99%) Security Cleared
13 4 (1.33%) CCDA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 157 (52.16%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 49 (16.28%) GDPR
3 21 (6.98%) ISO 9001
4 20 (6.64%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
5 17 (5.65%) HIPAA
6 15 (4.98%) Cyber Essentials
7 12 (3.99%) COBIT
8 9 (2.99%) ISO 22301
8 9 (2.99%) Sarbanes-Oxley
9 8 (2.66%) NIST 800
10 7 (2.33%) SLA
11 5 (1.66%) HMG Security Policy Framework
11 5 (1.66%) ISO 31000
11 5 (1.66%) ISO/IEC 20000
11 5 (1.66%) ISO/IEC 27005
11 5 (1.66%) PA-DSS
11 5 (1.66%) QA
11 5 (1.66%) RMADS
12 4 (1.33%) PMO
13 2 (0.66%) Cyber Essentials PLUS
System Software
1 23 (7.64%) Active Directory
2 20 (6.64%) VMware Infrastructure
3 8 (2.66%) Docker
3 8 (2.66%) vSphere
4 6 (1.99%) Hyper-V
5 2 (0.66%) KVM
5 2 (0.66%) NFS
5 2 (0.66%) VMware ESXi
5 2 (0.66%) Xen
6 1 (0.33%) vCloud
6 1 (0.33%) Virtual Servers
Systems Management
1 26 (8.64%) Opscode Chef
2 17 (5.65%) Terraform
3 9 (2.99%) Nessus
4 7 (2.33%) FortiGate
4 7 (2.33%) Pingdom
5 5 (1.66%) Nmap
5 5 (1.66%) Puppet
6 3 (1.00%) Ansible
6 3 (1.00%) Failover Clustering
6 3 (1.00%) Opsview
6 3 (1.00%) vMotion
6 3 (1.00%) WebInspect
6 3 (1.00%) WMI
6 3 (1.00%) WSUS
7 2 (0.66%) Grafana
7 2 (0.66%) logstash
7 2 (0.66%) vCenter Server
8 1 (0.33%) Kubernetes
8 1 (0.33%) SELinux
8 1 (0.33%) vRealize
Vendors
1 37 (12.29%) Microsoft
2 29 (9.63%) Cisco
3 27 (8.97%) Oracle
3 27 (8.97%) VMware
4 16 (5.32%) SolarWinds
5 14 (4.65%) Atlassian
5 14 (4.65%) MuleSoft
6 13 (4.32%) Splunk
7 11 (3.65%) Red Hat
8 8 (2.66%) CheckPoint
8 8 (2.66%) IBM
8 8 (2.66%) Juniper
8 8 (2.66%) Qualys
9 7 (2.33%) New Relic
10 5 (1.66%) Citrix
10 5 (1.66%) NetWitness
11 4 (1.33%) ArcSight
11 4 (1.33%) Barracuda Networks
11 4 (1.33%) LogRhythm
12 3 (1.00%) Google