Period
to 20 January 2020

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 20 January 2020 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
20 Jan 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 272 311 304
Rank change year-on-year +39 -7 -49
Permanent jobs citing PCI DSS 205 216 268
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South East 0.89% 0.82% 0.87%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 6.20% 5.77% 7.05%
Number of salaries quoted 143 169 203
South East median annual salary £55,000 £56,500 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -2.65% +13.00% -4.76%
10th Percentile £30,750 £36,250 £32,500
90th Percentile £82,500 £83,000 £70,000
England median annual salary £60,000 £55,000 £55,000
% change year-on-year +9.09% - -

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 3,307 3,746 3,799
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South East 14.35% 14.20% 12.30%
Number of salaries quoted 2,477 2,973 3,036
South East median annual salary £52,500 £47,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +10.53% +5.56% -
10th Percentile £27,500 £27,500 £25,750
90th Percentile £78,750 £72,500 £73,375
England median annual salary £52,500 £50,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year +5.00% - +5.26%

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 20 January 2020.

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 20 January 2020. 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
Thames Valley +15 76 £64,250 +7.08% 15
Hampshire +11 70 £50,000 -13.04% 7
Buckinghamshire +41 43 £60,000 -25.00% 5
Berkshire +4 29 £80,000 +33.33% 10
West Sussex +14 19 £77,500 +51.22% 1
Surrey +43 14 £48,750 +8.33% 2
Kent +2 14 £35,000 -12.50%
Oxfordshire -5 4 £70,000 +44.33%
East Sussex -8 3 £55,000 +37.50% 2
PCI DSS
England

For the 6 months to 20 January 2020, 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.

1 100 (48.78%) Information Security
2 86 (41.95%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 72 (35.12%) GDPR
4 64 (31.22%) Firewall
5 51 (24.88%) Windows
6 49 (23.90%) ITIL
7 48 (23.41%) Cybersecurity
8 42 (20.49%) CISSP
9 41 (20.00%) Finance
9 41 (20.00%) Agile Software Development
10 38 (18.54%) Security Architecture
11 37 (18.05%) NIST
12 36 (17.56%) Management Information System
13 35 (17.07%) WAN
13 35 (17.07%) DNS
13 35 (17.07%) Incident Management
13 35 (17.07%) Azure
14 34 (16.59%) LAN
15 33 (16.10%) Microsoft
15 33 (16.10%) TOGAF
16 32 (15.61%) Active Directory
17 30 (14.63%) SQL
17 30 (14.63%) CISM
17 30 (14.63%) DevOps
18 28 (13.66%) SLA
19 26 (12.68%) SIEM
20 25 (12.20%) DHCP
20 25 (12.20%) Degree
21 24 (11.71%) Linux
21 24 (11.71%) SABSA

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 7 (3.41%) Exchange Server 2013
1 7 (3.41%) IIS
2 6 (2.93%) MS Exchange
3 4 (1.95%) Apache
3 4 (1.95%) Tomcat
4 1 (0.49%) Confluence
4 1 (0.49%) nginx
Applications
1 6 (2.93%) Microsoft Office
2 1 (0.49%) Microsoft Excel
2 1 (0.49%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 2 (0.98%) Dynamics CRM
1 2 (0.98%) NetSuite
Cloud Services
1 35 (17.07%) Azure
2 15 (7.32%) AWS
3 14 (6.83%) SaaS
4 13 (6.34%) Office 365
5 7 (3.41%) Akamai
5 7 (3.41%) Cloud Computing
6 5 (2.44%) G Suite
7 3 (1.46%) Dynamics 365
7 3 (1.46%) GitHub
7 3 (1.46%) PaaS
8 1 (0.49%) Amazon CloudWatch
8 1 (0.49%) Amazon EC2
8 1 (0.49%) Amazon ELB
8 1 (0.49%) Amazon S3
8 1 (0.49%) AWS CloudFormation
8 1 (0.49%) Azure Active Directory
8 1 (0.49%) Route 53
8 1 (0.49%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 64 (31.22%) Firewall
2 35 (17.07%) DNS
2 35 (17.07%) WAN
3 34 (16.59%) LAN
4 25 (12.20%) DHCP
5 22 (10.73%) TCP/IP
6 17 (8.29%) VPN
7 15 (7.32%) Network Security
8 14 (6.83%) Intrusion Detection
9 13 (6.34%) Internet
10 10 (4.88%) FTP
10 10 (4.88%) HTTP
11 9 (4.39%) IPsec
11 9 (4.39%) RTP
11 9 (4.39%) SSL
12 7 (3.41%) SMTP
13 6 (2.93%) NAS
13 6 (2.93%) VoIP
14 5 (2.44%) Ethernet
14 5 (2.44%) iSCSI
Database & Business Intelligence
1 15 (7.32%) MySQL
2 14 (6.83%) SQL Server
3 11 (5.37%) SQL Server Analysis Services
3 11 (5.37%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 4 (1.95%) Azure SQL Database
4 4 (1.95%) Maltego
4 4 (1.95%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 3 (1.46%) PostgreSQL
6 2 (0.98%) Data Warehouse
7 1 (0.49%) Amazon RDS
7 1 (0.49%) ArangoDB
7 1 (0.49%) Big Data
7 1 (0.49%) Relational Database
7 1 (0.49%) SQLite
Development Applications
1 22 (10.73%) Git (software)
2 11 (5.37%) Rational DOORS
2 11 (5.37%) Rational Rhapsody
3 6 (2.93%) Burp Suite
3 6 (2.93%) CircleCI
3 6 (2.93%) Metasploit
4 4 (1.95%) Subversion
5 1 (0.49%) Jenkins
5 1 (0.49%) JIRA
5 1 (0.49%) WinDbg
General
1 41 (20.00%) Finance
2 22 (10.73%) Retail
3 20 (9.76%) Legal
4 13 (6.34%) Marketing
5 12 (5.85%) Telecoms
6 11 (5.37%) Manufacturing
7 1 (0.49%) Law
7 1 (0.49%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 34 (16.59%) Architect
2 33 (16.10%) Analyst
2 33 (16.10%) Security Architect
3 18 (8.78%) Administrator
4 15 (7.32%) Developer
5 14 (6.83%) IT Architect
5 14 (6.83%) IT Security Architect
5 14 (6.83%) Support Analyst
6 13 (6.34%) Head of Security
6 13 (6.34%) Security Analyst
6 13 (6.34%) Systems Engineer
7 12 (5.85%) DevOps Engineer
7 12 (5.85%) Infrastructure Engineer
7 12 (5.85%) Security Manager
8 11 (5.37%) DBA
8 11 (5.37%) DOORS Engineer
8 11 (5.37%) Hardware Engineer
8 11 (5.37%) Principal Engineer
8 11 (5.37%) Principal Systems Engineer
8 11 (5.37%) Security Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 16 (7.80%) CSS
1 16 (7.80%) HTML
1 16 (7.80%) HTML5
2 11 (5.37%) jQuery
3 9 (4.39%) JSON
3 9 (4.39%) XML
4 8 (3.90%) Laravel
4 8 (3.90%) SOAP
5 7 (3.41%) OAuth
5 7 (3.41%) OAuth2
5 7 (3.41%) OpenID
5 7 (3.41%) XACML
6 6 (2.93%) .NET
6 6 (2.93%) AngularJS
6 6 (2.93%) React
6 6 (2.93%) Vue.js
7 5 (2.44%) REST
7 5 (2.44%) SailPoint
8 4 (1.95%) EDI
9 3 (1.46%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 36 (17.56%) Management Information System
2 14 (6.83%) Self-Motivation
3 11 (5.37%) Analytical Skills
3 11 (5.37%) Cyberthreat
3 11 (5.37%) Data Protection Act
4 8 (3.90%) Cyberattack
4 8 (3.90%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
4 8 (3.90%) Linux Command Line
4 8 (3.90%) Security Operations Centre
5 7 (3.41%) PKI
6 6 (2.93%) Mobile App
7 4 (1.95%) Cyber Kill Chain
7 4 (1.95%) Hybrid Cloud
7 4 (1.95%) Video Conferencing
8 3 (1.46%) Clustering
8 3 (1.46%) Data Centre
8 3 (1.46%) Public Cloud
9 2 (0.98%) Enterprise Software
10 1 (0.49%) Smart Home
10 1 (0.49%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 51 (24.88%) Windows
2 24 (11.71%) Linux
3 23 (11.22%) Unix
4 20 (9.76%) Windows Server
5 10 (4.88%) Windows 10
5 10 (4.88%) Windows 7
6 7 (3.41%) Windows Server 2012
7 5 (2.44%) CentOS
8 4 (1.95%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 3 (1.46%) Debian
10 2 (0.98%) Ubuntu
11 1 (0.49%) Amazon Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 100 (48.78%) Information Security
2 49 (23.90%) ITIL
3 48 (23.41%) Cybersecurity
4 41 (20.00%) Agile Software Development
5 38 (18.54%) Security Architecture
6 35 (17.07%) Incident Management
7 33 (16.10%) TOGAF
8 30 (14.63%) DevOps
9 26 (12.68%) SIEM
10 24 (11.71%) SABSA
11 23 (11.22%) Configuration Management
11 23 (11.22%) Data Protection
11 23 (11.22%) Enterprise Architecture
12 20 (9.76%) IT Strategy
12 20 (9.76%) Project Management
12 20 (9.76%) Technical Leadership
13 19 (9.27%) Infrastructure Engineering
13 19 (9.27%) Problem Management
13 19 (9.27%) Security Testing
14 18 (8.78%) Continuous Improvement
Programming Languages
1 30 (14.63%) SQL
2 21 (10.24%) PowerShell
3 17 (8.29%) JavaScript
4 11 (5.37%) Python
5 9 (4.39%) Java
5 9 (4.39%) PHP
6 6 (2.93%) C#
6 6 (2.93%) Ruby
6 6 (2.93%) Scala
6 6 (2.93%) TypeScript
7 2 (0.98%) Bash Shell
7 2 (0.98%) Go
7 2 (0.98%) Java 8
7 2 (0.98%) VB
8 1 (0.49%) Shell Script
8 1 (0.49%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 42 (20.49%) CISSP
2 30 (14.63%) CISM
3 25 (12.20%) Degree
4 19 (9.27%) CREST Certified
5 18 (8.78%) CEH
5 18 (8.78%) GIAC
6 7 (3.41%) Cisco Certification
6 7 (3.41%) TOGAF Certification
7 6 (2.93%) Microsoft Certification
8 5 (2.44%) ISO 27001 Lead Implementer
8 5 (2.44%) MCP
8 5 (2.44%) MCSA
8 5 (2.44%) SC Cleared
8 5 (2.44%) Security Cleared
9 4 (1.95%) CCNA
9 4 (1.95%) CISA
9 4 (1.95%) CRISC
10 3 (1.46%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
11 2 (0.98%) ISO 27001 Lead Auditor
11 2 (0.98%) SSCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 86 (41.95%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 72 (35.12%) GDPR
3 37 (18.05%) NIST
4 28 (13.66%) SLA
5 18 (8.78%) Sarbanes-Oxley
6 17 (8.29%) NIST 800
7 13 (6.34%) COBIT
8 12 (5.85%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
9 11 (5.37%) ISO/IEC 15288
10 6 (2.93%) Cyber Essentials
11 4 (1.95%) QA
12 3 (1.46%) Cyber Essentials PLUS
13 1 (0.49%) BS7799
13 1 (0.49%) ISO 9001
13 1 (0.49%) PSD2
System Software
1 32 (15.61%) Active Directory
2 8 (3.90%) Hyper-V
3 5 (2.44%) Terminal Services
3 5 (2.44%) VMware Infrastructure
4 3 (1.46%) Docker
5 2 (0.98%) Firmware
6 1 (0.49%) MetaFrame
6 1 (0.49%) Postfix
6 1 (0.49%) VMware ESXi
6 1 (0.49%) VMware Workstation
Systems Management
1 14 (6.83%) SCCM
2 12 (5.85%) SCOM
3 11 (5.37%) HP Quality Center
4 9 (4.39%) Puppet
4 9 (4.39%) Terraform
5 6 (2.93%) Ansible
5 6 (2.93%) Nessus
5 6 (2.93%) Nmap
5 6 (2.93%) Opscode Chef
5 6 (2.93%) Salt
6 5 (2.44%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
7 4 (1.95%) FortiGate
7 4 (1.95%) OpenVAS
8 2 (0.98%) HP Fortify
8 2 (0.98%) Kubernetes
8 2 (0.98%) Perfmon
8 2 (0.98%) WSUS
9 1 (0.49%) Single Sign-On
Vendors
1 33 (16.10%) Microsoft
2 19 (9.27%) HP
3 13 (6.34%) Cisco
3 13 (6.34%) Fortinet
3 13 (6.34%) VMware
4 11 (5.37%) IBM
5 10 (4.88%) Splunk
6 9 (4.39%) CheckPoint
6 9 (4.39%) Juniper
6 9 (4.39%) SonicWALL
7 7 (3.41%) Meraki
8 6 (2.93%) Palo Alto
9 5 (2.44%) CyberArk
9 5 (2.44%) Imperva
9 5 (2.44%) LogRhythm
9 5 (2.44%) Qualys
9 5 (2.44%) Spiceworks
9 5 (2.44%) Varonis
10 4 (1.95%) Centrify
10 4 (1.95%) SAP