Period
to 17 September 2021

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 17 September 2021 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
17 Sep 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 344 233 328
Rank change year-on-year -111 +95 +14
Permanent jobs citing PCI DSS 99 56 200
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the South East 0.57% 0.66% 0.77%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 3.62% 5.07% 5.32%
Number of salaries quoted 69 44 149
10th Percentile £41,600 £34,000 £27,950
25th Percentile £50,000 £41,250 £41,250
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £60,000 £50,000 £55,000
Median % change year-on-year +20.00% -9.09% -8.33%
75th Percentile £70,000 £68,750 £77,500
90th Percentile £83,750 £86,000 £82,500
England median annual salary £60,000 £55,000 £60,000
% change year-on-year +9.09% -8.33% +4.35%

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 2,735 1,104 3,756
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South East 15.73% 13.02% 14.41%
Number of salaries quoted 1,747 888 2,820
10th Percentile £29,750 £32,500 £27,346
25th Percentile £36,750 £41,250 £36,250
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £50,000 £52,500 £50,000
Median % change year-on-year -4.76% +5.00% +3.09%
75th Percentile £63,500 £65,000 £63,750
90th Percentile £75,000 £77,500 £75,000
England median annual salary £55,000 £55,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year - +10.00% -

PCI DSS
Job Vacancy Trend in the South East

Job postings citing PCI DSS as a proportion 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

3-month moving average salary quoted in 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

Salary distribution for jobs citing PCI DSS in the South East over the 6 months to 17 September 2021.

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 17 September 2021. 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 -70 43 £60,000 +37.93% 7
Buckinghamshire -43 22 £55,000 +27.91% 6
Berkshire -59 21 £65,000 +13.04% 1
Surrey -62 18 £58,750 -12.96% 1
Hampshire -100 15 £47,500 +5.56% 4
Kent -37 9 £60,000 +71.43% 2
West Sussex -24 1 £45,000 -47.06%
PCI DSS
England

For the 6 months to 17 September 2021, 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 38 (38.38%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 36 (36.36%) Information Security
3 35 (35.35%) GDPR
4 34 (34.34%) Cybersecurity
4 34 (34.34%) Azure
5 32 (32.32%) AWS
6 31 (31.31%) Social Skills
7 25 (25.25%) Finance
8 20 (20.20%) Management Information System
8 20 (20.20%) Risk Management
8 20 (20.20%) Cyber Essentials
9 18 (18.18%) Mentoring
9 18 (18.18%) Security Operations
9 18 (18.18%) Firewall
9 18 (18.18%) Vulnerability Management
10 17 (17.17%) Degree
10 17 (17.17%) Cisco Certification
11 16 (16.16%) DevOps
12 14 (14.14%) Microsoft
12 14 (14.14%) CISSP
12 14 (14.14%) CISM
13 13 (13.13%) Microsoft 365
13 13 (13.13%) Data Protection
13 13 (13.13%) Ansible
13 13 (13.13%) Analytical Skills
13 13 (13.13%) NIST
14 12 (12.12%) Cisco Nexus
14 12 (12.12%) Public Cloud
14 12 (12.12%) Security Management
14 12 (12.12%) Business Continuity

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 1 (1.01%) MS Exchange
1 1 (1.01%) WordPress
Business Applications
1 1 (1.01%) Dynamics CRM
1 1 (1.01%) Shopify
Cloud Services
1 34 (34.34%) Azure
2 32 (32.32%) AWS
3 13 (13.13%) Microsoft 365
4 11 (11.11%) GitHub
4 11 (11.11%) OpenShift
5 9 (9.09%) GCP
6 8 (8.08%) Cloud Computing
7 4 (4.04%) Amazon EC2
7 4 (4.04%) PaaS
8 3 (3.03%) Azure Active Directory
9 1 (1.01%) Dynamics 365
9 1 (1.01%) Power Platform
Communications & Networking
1 18 (18.18%) Firewall
2 12 (12.12%) Cisco Nexus
3 8 (8.08%) TCP/IP
4 7 (7.07%) Network Security
5 6 (6.06%) Internet
6 4 (4.04%) LAN
6 4 (4.04%) OSPF
6 4 (4.04%) WAN
7 3 (3.03%) DNS
7 3 (3.03%) HSRP
7 3 (3.03%) MPLS
7 3 (3.03%) VRRP
8 2 (2.02%) Cisco ASA
8 2 (2.02%) DHCP
8 2 (2.02%) HTTP
8 2 (2.02%) HTTPS
8 2 (2.02%) Intranet
8 2 (2.02%) Intrusion Detection
8 2 (2.02%) Wi-Fi
9 1 (1.01%) Ethernet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (6.06%) MySQL
2 4 (4.04%) Amazon RDS
2 4 (4.04%) MariaDB
3 2 (2.02%) Data Warehouse
3 2 (2.02%) PostgreSQL
3 2 (2.02%) SQL Server
3 2 (2.02%) SQL Server 2005
3 2 (2.02%) SQL Server Analysis Services
3 2 (2.02%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 2 (2.02%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 1 (1.01%) Power BI
Development Applications
1 11 (11.11%) Jenkins
1 11 (11.11%) Sonatype Nexus
2 1 (1.01%) JIRA
General
1 31 (31.31%) Social Skills
2 25 (25.25%) Finance
3 13 (13.13%) Analytical Skills
4 10 (10.10%) Telecoms
5 7 (7.07%) Legal
6 6 (6.06%) Influencing Skills
7 5 (5.05%) Games
7 5 (5.05%) Retail
8 4 (4.04%) Organisational Skills
8 4 (4.04%) Presentation Skills
8 4 (4.04%) Public Sector
9 3 (3.03%) Marketing
10 2 (2.02%) Billing
11 1 (1.01%) Banking
11 1 (1.01%) Documentation Skills
Job Titles
1 14 (14.14%) Analyst
2 11 (11.11%) Security Engineer
3 10 (10.10%) Security Manager
4 8 (8.08%) Architect
5 7 (7.07%) Consultant
5 7 (7.07%) Developer
5 7 (7.07%) Head of Cybersecurity
5 7 (7.07%) Head of Information Security
5 7 (7.07%) Head of Security
5 7 (7.07%) Java Developer
5 7 (7.07%) Security Consultant
5 7 (7.07%) Senior Security Engineer
6 6 (6.06%) AWS Engineer
6 6 (6.06%) DBA
6 6 (6.06%) Security Analyst
7 5 (5.05%) Information Manager
7 5 (5.05%) Information Security Manager
7 5 (5.05%) Senior Analyst
8 4 (4.04%) MySQL DBA
8 4 (4.04%) Security Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (9.09%) REST
2 7 (7.07%) JSON
2 7 (7.07%) RESTful
3 6 (6.06%) Web Services
4 4 (4.04%) WebRTC
5 1 (1.01%) .NET
5 1 (1.01%) ASP.NET
5 1 (1.01%) Elastic Stack
Miscellaneous
1 20 (20.20%) Management Information System
2 12 (12.12%) Public Cloud
3 10 (10.10%) Data Centre
4 7 (7.07%) Security Operations Centre
5 4 (4.04%) Replication
6 2 (2.02%) Blog
6 2 (2.02%) Cyberattack
7 1 (1.01%) Cloud Native
7 1 (1.01%) Clustering
7 1 (1.01%) Contactless
7 1 (1.01%) Cyber Kill Chain
7 1 (1.01%) Data Protection Act
7 1 (1.01%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
7 1 (1.01%) EMV
7 1 (1.01%) FMCG
7 1 (1.01%) Greenfield Project
7 1 (1.01%) Private Cloud
7 1 (1.01%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 12 (12.12%) Windows
2 10 (10.10%) Linux
3 5 (5.05%) Unix
4 3 (3.03%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 2 (2.02%) Windows Server
6 1 (1.01%) CentOS
6 1 (1.01%) Ubuntu
6 1 (1.01%) Windows Server 2008
6 1 (1.01%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 36 (36.36%) Information Security
2 34 (34.34%) Cybersecurity
3 20 (20.20%) Risk Management
4 18 (18.18%) Mentoring
4 18 (18.18%) Security Operations
4 18 (18.18%) Vulnerability Management
5 16 (16.16%) DevOps
6 13 (13.13%) Data Protection
7 12 (12.12%) Business Continuity
7 12 (12.12%) Security Management
8 11 (11.11%) Computer Science
8 11 (11.11%) SIEM
9 10 (10.10%) Continuous Improvement
9 10 (10.10%) OWASP
9 10 (10.10%) Technical Leadership
10 9 (9.09%) Collaborative Working
10 9 (9.09%) ISMS
10 9 (9.09%) Kalman Filter
10 9 (9.09%) Problem-Solving
11 8 (8.08%) Software Engineering
Programming Languages
1 10 (10.10%) SQL
2 8 (8.08%) Java
3 7 (7.07%) C
3 7 (7.07%) Python
4 6 (6.06%) PowerShell
5 5 (5.05%) Perl
6 4 (4.04%) Bash Shell
6 4 (4.04%) PHP
7 1 (1.01%) C#
7 1 (1.01%) C++
7 1 (1.01%) JavaScript
7 1 (1.01%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 17 (17.17%) Cisco Certification
1 17 (17.17%) Degree
2 14 (14.14%) CISM
2 14 (14.14%) CISSP
3 8 (8.08%) Computer Science Degree
4 7 (7.07%) CEH
5 4 (4.04%) CCNP
6 2 (2.02%) CCA
6 2 (2.02%) CCSP
6 2 (2.02%) CREST Certified
6 2 (2.02%) HND
7 1 (1.01%) (ISC)2 CCSP
7 1 (1.01%) CCIE
7 1 (1.01%) CCNA
7 1 (1.01%) CESG Certified Professional
7 1 (1.01%) CISA
7 1 (1.01%) ISO 27001 Lead Implementer
7 1 (1.01%) Microsoft Certification
7 1 (1.01%) SANS
7 1 (1.01%) TOGAF Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 38 (38.38%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 35 (35.35%) GDPR
3 20 (20.20%) Cyber Essentials
4 13 (13.13%) NIST
5 11 (11.11%) SLA
6 7 (7.07%) PA-DSS
6 7 (7.07%) QA
7 6 (6.06%) COBIT
7 6 (6.06%) Sarbanes-Oxley
8 4 (4.04%) HIPAA
8 4 (4.04%) NIST 800
9 2 (2.02%) GRC
9 2 (2.02%) ISO 22301
9 2 (2.02%) NCSC
9 2 (2.02%) SOC 2
10 1 (1.01%) Cyber Essentials PLUS
10 1 (1.01%) HMG Security Policy Framework
10 1 (1.01%) IASME
10 1 (1.01%) JSP 440
10 1 (1.01%) RMADS
System Software
1 11 (11.11%) Docker
2 7 (7.07%) Active Directory
3 4 (4.04%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 13 (13.13%) Ansible
2 11 (11.11%) Kubernetes
3 6 (6.06%) Terraform
4 4 (4.04%) Microsoft Intune
5 1 (1.01%) Microsoft Clustering
5 1 (1.01%) QRadar
5 1 (1.01%) SCCM
5 1 (1.01%) WSUS
Vendors
1 14 (14.14%) Microsoft
2 8 (8.08%) Google
2 8 (8.08%) Splunk
3 7 (7.07%) VMware
4 6 (6.06%) Cisco
5 4 (4.04%) Percona
6 3 (3.03%) HP
6 3 (3.03%) ProCurve
7 2 (2.02%) Avaya
7 2 (2.02%) F5
8 1 (1.01%) Blue Coat
8 1 (1.01%) CheckPoint
8 1 (1.01%) Clearswift
8 1 (1.01%) Juniper
8 1 (1.01%) Meraki
8 1 (1.01%) NCR
8 1 (1.01%) Nokia
8 1 (1.01%) Palo Alto
8 1 (1.01%) Remedy
8 1 (1.01%) Zerto