Period
to 21 July 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 July 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 Jul 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 323 301 297
Rank change year-on-year -22 -4 -57
Permanent jobs citing PCI DSS 207 277 287
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South East 0.78% 0.91% 0.96%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 5.56% 6.78% 8.09%
Number of salaries quoted 173 234 262
South East median annual salary £55,000 £58,500 £55,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -5.98% +6.36% -
10th Percentile £27,800 £41,250 £35,125
90th Percentile £85,000 £82,125 £75,000
England median annual salary £60,000 £59,000 £55,000
% change year-on-year +1.69% +7.27% -

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 3,726 4,084 3,549
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South East 14.04% 13.40% 11.86%
Number of salaries quoted 2,829 3,192 2,822
South East median annual salary £48,500 £47,500 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +2.11% +11.76% -5.56%
10th Percentile £28,000 £28,000 £25,500
90th Percentile £72,500 £70,000 £67,500
England median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £48,500
% change year-on-year - +3.09% -3.00%

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 July 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 July 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 -11 71 £45,000 -23.08% 7
Thames Valley +49 51 £60,000 -2.04% 9
Surrey +31 39 £50,000 -20.00% 2
Berkshire +33 37 £58,750 - 8
West Sussex +3 27 £80,000 +60.00% 1
East Sussex +17 10 £75,000 +76.47%
Kent -26 9 £80,000 +33.33% 3
Oxfordshire +39 7 £60,000 -14.29%
Buckinghamshire +12 7 £45,750 +1.67% 1
Middlesex - 3 £90,000 -
PCI DSS
England

For the 6 months to 21 July 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 98 (47.34%) Information Security
2 84 (40.58%) Windows
3 81 (39.13%) Firewall
4 80 (38.65%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 77 (37.20%) ITIL
6 75 (36.23%) GDPR
7 59 (28.50%) Active Directory
8 57 (27.54%) Data Protection
8 57 (27.54%) Microsoft Azure
9 52 (25.12%) Finance
10 48 (23.19%) Microsoft
10 48 (23.19%) Cybersecurity
11 46 (22.22%) Windows Server
12 43 (20.77%) CISSP
12 43 (20.77%) DNS
13 38 (18.36%) DHCP
13 38 (18.36%) Cisco
14 37 (17.87%) Risk Management
14 37 (17.87%) CISA
14 37 (17.87%) CISM
15 36 (17.39%) TCP/IP
15 36 (17.39%) Security Architecture
16 34 (16.43%) Linux
17 33 (15.94%) Degree
17 33 (15.94%) Management Information System
18 31 (14.98%) SIEM
19 30 (14.49%) Cisco Certification
19 30 (14.49%) Penetration Testing
19 30 (14.49%) TOGAF
20 29 (14.01%) SQL

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 27 (13.04%) IIS
2 13 (6.28%) MS Exchange
3 8 (3.86%) Exchange Server 2013
4 2 (0.97%) Apache
4 2 (0.97%) SharePoint
5 1 (0.48%) BizTalk Server
5 1 (0.48%) Confluence
5 1 (0.48%) JBoss
5 1 (0.48%) nginx
5 1 (0.48%) Tomcat
Business Applications
1 4 (1.93%) NetSuite
2 1 (0.48%) Payment Gateway
Cloud Services
1 57 (27.54%) Microsoft Azure
2 27 (13.04%) Amazon AWS
3 11 (5.31%) Office 365
4 8 (3.86%) Dynamics 365
4 8 (3.86%) Google Cloud Platform
5 5 (2.42%) Mimecast
5 5 (2.42%) SaaS
6 3 (1.45%) Cloud Computing
7 1 (0.48%) Amazon CloudWatch
7 1 (0.48%) Amazon EC2
7 1 (0.48%) Amazon ELB
7 1 (0.48%) Amazon S3
7 1 (0.48%) AWS CloudFormation
7 1 (0.48%) Route 53
7 1 (0.48%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 81 (39.13%) Firewall
2 43 (20.77%) DNS
3 38 (18.36%) DHCP
4 36 (17.39%) TCP/IP
5 25 (12.08%) VLAN
6 23 (11.11%) Network Security
7 22 (10.63%) WAN
8 17 (8.21%) VPN
9 14 (6.76%) LAN
10 13 (6.28%) Internet
11 12 (5.80%) HTTPS
12 11 (5.31%) Reverse Proxy
13 8 (3.86%) Intrusion Detection
14 6 (2.90%) SSL
14 6 (2.90%) Wireless
15 3 (1.45%) Cisco Firepower
15 3 (1.45%) tcpdump
15 3 (1.45%) Wireshark
16 2 (0.97%) Fibre Channel
16 2 (0.97%) iSCSI
Database & Business Intelligence
1 29 (14.01%) SQL Server
2 5 (2.42%) MySQL
3 3 (1.45%) SQL Server 2008
4 1 (0.48%) Amazon Athena
4 1 (0.48%) Amazon RDS
4 1 (0.48%) Apache Cassandra
4 1 (0.48%) Hadoop
4 1 (0.48%) NoSQL
4 1 (0.48%) Redis
4 1 (0.48%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 9 (4.35%) Rational DOORS
1 9 (4.35%) Rational Rhapsody
2 8 (3.86%) Git (software)
2 8 (3.86%) JIRA
3 7 (3.38%) SonarQube
3 7 (3.38%) Visual Studio
4 3 (1.45%) IDA Disassembler
5 2 (0.97%) Jenkins
6 1 (0.48%) Artifactory
6 1 (0.48%) Octopus Deploy
6 1 (0.48%) Subversion
6 1 (0.48%) Team Foundation Server
6 1 (0.48%) TeamCity
General
1 52 (25.12%) Finance
2 21 (10.14%) Retail
3 10 (4.83%) Manufacturing
4 9 (4.35%) Telecoms
5 8 (3.86%) Legal
6 7 (3.38%) Back Office
7 6 (2.90%) Law
7 6 (2.90%) Marketing
8 3 (1.45%) Electronics
9 2 (0.97%) French Language
9 2 (0.97%) German Language
9 2 (0.97%) Italian Language
9 2 (0.97%) Spanish Language
10 1 (0.48%) Advertising
10 1 (0.48%) Automotive
Job Titles
1 36 (17.39%) Architect
2 34 (16.43%) Security Architect
3 33 (15.94%) Analyst
4 23 (11.11%) Security Manager
5 22 (10.63%) Consultant
5 22 (10.63%) Security Consultant
6 19 (9.18%) Information Security Consultant
7 18 (8.70%) Information Manager
7 18 (8.70%) Information Security Manager
7 18 (8.70%) Security Analyst
7 18 (8.70%) Security Engineer
8 13 (6.28%) Network Engineer
9 12 (5.80%) 2nd Line Support
9 12 (5.80%) 2nd Line Support Analyst
9 12 (5.80%) Support Analyst
10 10 (4.83%) Systems Engineer
10 10 (4.83%) Technical Leader
11 8 (3.86%) IT Manager
11 8 (3.86%) Payments Architect
11 8 (3.86%) Security Officer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (5.80%) Web Services
2 10 (4.83%) OAuth
3 9 (4.35%) JSON
4 8 (3.86%) SOAP
4 8 (3.86%) XML
5 7 (3.38%) CSS
5 7 (3.38%) SAML
6 6 (2.90%) HTML
7 5 (2.42%) HTML5
7 5 (2.42%) jQuery
8 3 (1.45%) OAuth2
8 3 (1.45%) OLE
8 3 (1.45%) OpenID
8 3 (1.45%) REST
8 3 (1.45%) XACML
9 2 (0.97%) .NET
9 2 (0.97%) AngularJS
9 2 (0.97%) EDI
9 2 (0.97%) LDAP
10 1 (0.48%) Kafka
Miscellaneous
1 33 (15.94%) Management Information System
2 21 (10.14%) Data Protection Act
3 15 (7.25%) Data Centre
4 13 (6.28%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
4 13 (6.28%) Driving Licence
4 13 (6.28%) PKI
5 11 (5.31%) Cyberattack
6 9 (4.35%) Public Cloud
7 8 (3.86%) Private Cloud
7 8 (3.86%) Security Operations Centre
8 7 (3.38%) Analytical Skills
8 7 (3.38%) EFT
9 5 (2.42%) Cyberthreat
9 5 (2.42%) Linux Command Line
9 5 (2.42%) Self-Motivation
10 4 (1.93%) Cyber Kill Chain
10 4 (1.93%) Freedom of Information
10 4 (1.93%) Smartphone
11 3 (1.45%) Cyber Defence
11 3 (1.45%) NHS
Operating Systems
1 84 (40.58%) Windows
2 46 (22.22%) Windows Server
3 34 (16.43%) Linux
4 19 (9.18%) Unix
5 17 (8.21%) CentOS
6 16 (7.73%) Windows 10
6 16 (7.73%) Windows 7
7 13 (6.28%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 10 (4.83%) Windows Server 2012
9 7 (3.38%) Solaris
10 5 (2.42%) Ubuntu
11 1 (0.48%) Amazon Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 98 (47.34%) Information Security
2 77 (37.20%) ITIL
3 57 (27.54%) Data Protection
4 48 (23.19%) Cybersecurity
5 37 (17.87%) Risk Management
6 36 (17.39%) Security Architecture
7 31 (14.98%) SIEM
8 30 (14.49%) Penetration Testing
8 30 (14.49%) TOGAF
9 27 (13.04%) PRINCE2
10 24 (11.59%) Agile Software Development
10 24 (11.59%) Change Management
11 22 (10.63%) Incident Management
12 20 (9.66%) Security Operations
13 18 (8.70%) Security Patching
14 17 (8.21%) Data Privacy
14 17 (8.21%) Service Management
15 16 (7.73%) Security Management
15 16 (7.73%) Technical Leadership
16 15 (7.25%) Project Management
Programming Languages
1 29 (14.01%) SQL
2 20 (9.66%) PowerShell
3 10 (4.83%) JavaScript
4 8 (3.86%) Java
4 8 (3.86%) PHP
5 7 (3.38%) C#
6 4 (1.93%) Python
7 1 (0.48%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 43 (20.77%) CISSP
2 37 (17.87%) CISA
2 37 (17.87%) CISM
3 33 (15.94%) Degree
4 30 (14.49%) Cisco Certification
5 12 (5.80%) IISP
6 11 (5.31%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
7 10 (4.83%) CCNA
7 10 (4.83%) Microsoft Certification
8 8 (3.86%) Security Cleared
9 7 (3.38%) (ISC)2 CCSP
9 7 (3.38%) CCSP
9 7 (3.38%) CLAS
9 7 (3.38%) CREST Certified
9 7 (3.38%) SC Cleared
10 6 (2.90%) MCSE
11 5 (2.42%) SSCP
12 4 (1.93%) CISMP
12 4 (1.93%) MCSA
12 4 (1.93%) PCI QSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 80 (38.65%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 75 (36.23%) GDPR
3 22 (10.63%) Sarbanes-Oxley
4 21 (10.14%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
4 21 (10.14%) NIST
4 21 (10.14%) SLA
5 14 (6.76%) ISO 9001
6 13 (6.28%) RMADS
7 9 (4.35%) ISO/IEC 15288
8 8 (3.86%) ISO 22301
9 7 (3.38%) Cyber Essentials
9 7 (3.38%) ISAE 3402
9 7 (3.38%) ISO 31000
9 7 (3.38%) ISO/IEC 27005
10 6 (2.90%) COBIT
11 3 (1.45%) GAMP
11 3 (1.45%) HIPAA
12 2 (0.97%) SSAE 16
13 1 (0.48%) ISO 14001
13 1 (0.48%) PA-DSS
System Software
1 59 (28.50%) Active Directory
2 21 (10.14%) Hyper-V
3 15 (7.25%) VMware Infrastructure
4 11 (5.31%) Firmware
5 7 (3.38%) ISA Server
6 3 (1.45%) Snort
6 3 (1.45%) vSphere
7 2 (0.97%) Virtual Machines
8 1 (0.48%) Docker
Systems Management
1 15 (7.25%) Nessus
2 12 (5.80%) IBM Guardium
3 11 (5.31%) Perfmon
3 11 (5.31%) WSUS
4 9 (4.35%) HP Quality Center
5 7 (3.38%) Trend Micro Deep Security
6 5 (2.42%) OSSEC
7 4 (1.93%) QRadar
8 2 (0.97%) Ansible
8 2 (0.97%) Puppet
8 2 (0.97%) SCCM
8 2 (0.97%) SCVMM
9 1 (0.48%) CSIRT
9 1 (0.48%) Kubernetes
9 1 (0.48%) Opscode Chef
9 1 (0.48%) Terraform
Vendors
1 48 (23.19%) Microsoft
2 38 (18.36%) Cisco
3 28 (13.53%) VMware
4 21 (10.14%) IBM
4 21 (10.14%) Splunk
5 15 (7.25%) ArcSight
5 15 (7.25%) Qualys
6 12 (5.80%) Barracuda Networks
6 12 (5.80%) Centrify
6 12 (5.80%) McAfee
6 12 (5.80%) Tripwire
7 11 (5.31%) CA
7 11 (5.31%) Red Hat
8 9 (4.35%) Dell
8 9 (4.35%) HP
9 8 (3.86%) Google
9 8 (3.86%) Imperva
10 7 (3.38%) Okta
10 7 (3.38%) Oracle
10 7 (3.38%) Trend Micro