Period
to 19 April 2018

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 19 April 2018 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
19 Apr 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 315 299 271
Rank change year-on-year -16 -28 +4
Permanent jobs citing PCI DSS 270 268 488
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South East 0.85% 0.89% 1.24%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 6.65% 7.52% 8.84%
Number of salaries quoted 221 239 453
South East median annual salary £55,000 £55,000 £54,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - +0.92% +14.74%
10th Percentile £36,250 £34,550 £37,500
90th Percentile £75,000 £70,250 £77,450
England median annual salary £57,500 £55,000 £54,000
% change year-on-year +4.55% +1.85% +8.00%

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 4,058 3,563 5,520
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South East 12.85% 11.81% 14.08%
Number of salaries quoted 3,208 2,854 4,538
South East median annual salary £45,000 £42,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.88% -5.56% +4.65%
10th Percentile £25,750 £25,000 £25,000
90th Percentile £71,250 £67,250 £70,000
England median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £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 19 April 2018.

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 19 April 2018. 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 -7 104 £52,500 - 7
Thames Valley -23 65 £60,000 +4.35% 10
Berkshire +1 40 £38,750 -40.38% 6
Surrey -13 36 £71,750 +19.58% 3
Kent +3 34 £55,000 +27.91% 3
West Sussex +15 21 £50,000 -20.00%
Buckinghamshire -21 13 £58,500 +6.36% 2
Oxfordshire -25 12 £70,000 +16.67% 2
East Sussex -20 3 £60,000 +33.33%
Sussex - 1 £75,000 -
Home Counties - 1 £85,000 -
PCI DSS
England

For the 6 months to 19 April 2018, 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.

1 113 (41.85%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 109 (40.37%) Information Security
3 93 (34.44%) Finance
4 83 (30.74%) CISSP
5 69 (25.56%) CISM
6 65 (24.07%) ITIL
7 62 (22.96%) Windows
8 55 (20.37%) Analytical Skills
9 54 (20.00%) Linux
9 54 (20.00%) Agile Software Development
10 52 (19.26%) Firewall
11 49 (18.15%) Problem-Solving
12 48 (17.78%) SQL
13 45 (16.67%) CISA
13 45 (16.67%) GDPR
14 41 (15.19%) Degree
14 41 (15.19%) Cybersecurity
15 38 (14.07%) Security Operations
16 37 (13.70%) Microsoft
17 36 (13.33%) Oracle
18 33 (12.22%) Web Services
18 33 (12.22%) SIEM
18 33 (12.22%) Penetration Testing
19 32 (11.85%) Data Protection
19 32 (11.85%) MySQL
19 32 (11.85%) Management Information System
20 31 (11.48%) Scrum
21 30 (11.11%) VMware
21 30 (11.11%) Terraform
21 30 (11.11%) DevOps

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 21 (7.78%) Apache
2 20 (7.41%) JBoss
3 15 (5.56%) Tomcat
4 10 (3.70%) Elasticsearch
5 2 (0.74%) IIS
5 2 (0.74%) WebSphere
5 2 (0.74%) WebSphere Application Server
6 1 (0.37%) Confluence
6 1 (0.37%) Exchange Server 2010
6 1 (0.37%) MS Exchange
6 1 (0.37%) Site Server
Applications
1 5 (1.85%) Microsoft Excel
2 4 (1.48%) Microsoft Project
2 4 (1.48%) MS Visio
2 4 (1.48%) Spreadsheet
3 1 (0.37%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 10 (3.70%) Payment Gateway
Cloud Services
1 29 (10.74%) Amazon AWS
1 29 (10.74%) SaaS
2 13 (4.81%) Microsoft Azure
3 12 (4.44%) Office 365
4 10 (3.70%) IaaS
4 10 (3.70%) PaaS
5 8 (2.96%) Sage Pay
6 2 (0.74%) Amazon CloudWatch
6 2 (0.74%) Amazon EC2
6 2 (0.74%) Amazon Glacier
6 2 (0.74%) Amazon S3
6 2 (0.74%) GitHub
6 2 (0.74%) OpenShift
6 2 (0.74%) Route 53
6 2 (0.74%) Virtual Private Cloud
7 1 (0.37%) Google Analytics
7 1 (0.37%) Slack
Communications & Networking
1 52 (19.26%) Firewall
2 28 (10.37%) DNS
3 19 (7.04%) DHCP
3 19 (7.04%) WAN
4 18 (6.67%) SSL
5 17 (6.30%) BGP
6 16 (5.93%) HTTP
6 16 (5.93%) IPsec
6 16 (5.93%) OSPF
7 15 (5.56%) MPLS
8 14 (5.19%) Network Security
8 14 (5.19%) RIP
8 14 (5.19%) VPLS
9 10 (3.70%) TCP/IP
10 8 (2.96%) Internet
11 6 (2.22%) LAN
12 5 (1.85%) Cisco Nexus
13 4 (1.48%) WebEx
14 3 (1.11%) SAN
14 3 (1.11%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 32 (11.85%) MySQL
2 28 (10.37%) SQL Server
3 17 (6.30%) SQL Server 2008
4 13 (4.81%) Relational Database
5 12 (4.44%) MongoDB
6 11 (4.07%) Oracle Database
7 10 (3.70%) Amazon DynamoDB
8 8 (2.96%) Amazon RDS
9 7 (2.59%) RDBMS
9 7 (2.59%) SQL Server Analysis Services
9 7 (2.59%) SQL Server Integration Services
10 6 (2.22%) Data Warehouse
10 6 (2.22%) SQL Server Reporting Services
11 4 (1.48%) OLTP
12 3 (1.11%) Big Data
12 3 (1.11%) Oracle Database 11g
12 3 (1.11%) Oracle Database 12c
13 2 (0.74%) Oracle Reports
14 1 (0.37%) SQL Server 2005
Development Applications
1 22 (8.15%) Jenkins
2 16 (5.93%) Git (software)
3 10 (3.70%) JUnit
3 10 (3.70%) SoapUI
4 8 (2.96%) Eclipse
4 8 (2.96%) JIRA
5 6 (2.22%) Team Foundation Server
5 6 (2.22%) Visual Studio Team System
6 5 (1.85%) Ant
6 5 (1.85%) Gradle
7 4 (1.48%) JMeter
7 4 (1.48%) Selenium
8 3 (1.11%) Burp Suite
8 3 (1.11%) Metasploit
8 3 (1.11%) SonarQube
9 2 (0.74%) Subversion
10 1 (0.37%) Artifactory
10 1 (0.37%) Maven
10 1 (0.37%) Visual Studio
General
1 93 (34.44%) Finance
2 23 (8.52%) Banking
3 17 (6.30%) Telecoms
4 15 (5.56%) Retail
5 7 (2.59%) Financial Institution
5 7 (2.59%) Legal
6 6 (2.22%) Manufacturing
7 5 (1.85%) Law
8 4 (1.48%) Games
9 3 (1.11%) Investment Banking
10 2 (0.74%) Electronics
10 2 (0.74%) French Language
10 2 (0.74%) German Language
10 2 (0.74%) Marketing
10 2 (0.74%) Spanish Language
11 1 (0.37%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 43 (15.93%) Analyst
2 32 (11.85%) Consultant
2 32 (11.85%) Security Manager
3 28 (10.37%) Developer
4 27 (10.00%) Security Analyst
5 23 (8.52%) Security Consultant
6 22 (8.15%) Network Engineer
7 21 (7.78%) Information Manager
8 19 (7.04%) Information Security Manager
9 17 (6.30%) Administrator
10 16 (5.93%) Architect
10 16 (5.93%) Information Analyst
10 16 (5.93%) Information Security Analyst
11 14 (5.19%) Information Security Consultant
12 12 (4.44%) DBA
12 12 (4.44%) DevOps Engineer
12 12 (4.44%) PHP Developer
13 11 (4.07%) .NET Developer
13 11 (4.07%) Senior DevOps Engineer
13 11 (4.07%) Team Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 33 (12.22%) Web Services
2 29 (10.74%) XML
3 26 (9.63%) CSS
4 25 (9.26%) HTML
5 21 (7.78%) .NET
6 18 (6.67%) Middleware
6 18 (6.67%) REST
7 15 (5.56%) JSON
8 14 (5.19%) Ajax
8 14 (5.19%) jQuery
9 12 (4.44%) SOAP
10 11 (4.07%) XSL
11 10 (3.70%) Elastic Stack
12 9 (3.33%) ASP.NET
12 9 (3.33%) SailPoint
13 8 (2.96%) LDAP
14 6 (2.22%) RESTful
15 5 (1.85%) J2EE
15 5 (1.85%) JDBC
16 4 (1.48%) JAXP
Miscellaneous
1 55 (20.37%) Analytical Skills
2 32 (11.85%) Management Information System
3 20 (7.41%) Clustering
4 17 (6.30%) Data Centre
5 13 (4.81%) Computer Science
5 13 (4.81%) Self-Motivation
6 12 (4.44%) Contactless
6 12 (4.44%) EMV
7 10 (3.70%) Greenfield Project
7 10 (3.70%) Public Cloud
8 9 (3.33%) Driving Licence
9 8 (2.96%) Enterprise Software
9 8 (2.96%) Mobile App
10 7 (2.59%) Data Protection Act
11 6 (2.22%) EPoS
11 6 (2.22%) W3C
12 5 (1.85%) Cyberthreat
12 5 (1.85%) Mobile Payment
12 5 (1.85%) Virtual Team
13 4 (1.48%) IVR
Operating Systems
1 62 (22.96%) Windows
2 54 (20.00%) Linux
3 29 (10.74%) Unix
4 16 (5.93%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 10 (3.70%) Windows Server
6 4 (1.48%) Windows Server 2012
7 3 (1.11%) Kali Linux
7 3 (1.11%) Windows Server 2008
8 2 (0.74%) Debian
8 2 (0.74%) Fedora
8 2 (0.74%) Solaris
8 2 (0.74%) SUSE
8 2 (0.74%) Ubuntu
9 1 (0.37%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 109 (40.37%) Information Security
2 65 (24.07%) ITIL
3 54 (20.00%) Agile Software Development
4 49 (18.15%) Problem-Solving
5 41 (15.19%) Cybersecurity
6 38 (14.07%) Security Operations
7 33 (12.22%) Penetration Testing
7 33 (12.22%) SIEM
8 32 (11.85%) Data Protection
9 31 (11.48%) Scrum
10 30 (11.11%) DevOps
11 26 (9.63%) Data Security
11 26 (9.63%) Vulnerability Management
12 25 (9.26%) Risk Management
13 23 (8.52%) E-Commerce
14 19 (7.04%) ISMS
15 16 (5.93%) High Availability
15 16 (5.93%) Performance Tuning
15 16 (5.93%) Stakeholder Management
15 16 (5.93%) Test Scripting
Programming Languages
1 48 (17.78%) SQL
2 25 (9.26%) Bash Shell
3 23 (8.52%) JavaScript
4 20 (7.41%) C#
4 20 (7.41%) T-SQL
5 19 (7.04%) Perl
5 19 (7.04%) PowerShell
5 19 (7.04%) Python
6 17 (6.30%) PHP
7 13 (4.81%) Java
8 8 (2.96%) Shell Script
9 4 (1.48%) C
10 1 (0.37%) Ruby
10 1 (0.37%) VB
Qualifications
1 83 (30.74%) CISSP
2 69 (25.56%) CISM
3 45 (16.67%) CISA
4 41 (15.19%) Degree
5 20 (7.41%) PCI QSA
6 19 (7.04%) Security Cleared
7 15 (5.56%) Cisco Certification
7 15 (5.56%) SC Cleared
8 13 (4.81%) GIAC
9 12 (4.44%) GCIH
10 10 (3.70%) CRISC
10 10 (3.70%) ISO 27001 Lead Auditor
11 9 (3.33%) (ISC)2 CCSP
11 9 (3.33%) CCSP
12 8 (2.96%) Computer Science Degree
12 8 (2.96%) SANS
13 6 (2.22%) CCNP
13 6 (2.22%) CESG Certified Professional
13 6 (2.22%) ISTQB
14 5 (1.85%) CREST Certified
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 113 (41.85%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 45 (16.67%) GDPR
3 26 (9.63%) Sarbanes-Oxley
4 17 (6.30%) HIPAA
5 15 (5.56%) COBIT
6 14 (5.19%) PA-DSS
7 10 (3.70%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
7 10 (3.70%) QA
8 9 (3.33%) PSD2
9 8 (2.96%) Cyber Essentials
9 8 (2.96%) ISO/IEC 27005
10 5 (1.85%) SLA
11 4 (1.48%) ISO 22301
11 4 (1.48%) ISO 31000
11 4 (1.48%) NIST 800
12 3 (1.11%) HMG Security Policy Framework
12 3 (1.11%) ISAE 3402
13 2 (0.74%) ISO 9001
13 2 (0.74%) RMADS
14 1 (0.37%) ISO/IEC 20000
System Software
1 24 (8.89%) VMware Infrastructure
2 19 (7.04%) Docker
3 11 (4.07%) Active Directory
4 3 (1.11%) NFS
4 3 (1.11%) VMware ESXi
5 1 (0.37%) Hyper-V
5 1 (0.37%) vCloud
5 1 (0.37%) Virtual Servers
5 1 (0.37%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 30 (11.11%) Terraform
2 29 (10.74%) Opscode Chef
3 21 (7.78%) Puppet
4 13 (4.81%) Nessus
5 12 (4.44%) Packer
6 10 (3.70%) Kibana
6 10 (3.70%) logstash
7 8 (2.96%) OpenVAS
8 7 (2.59%) QRadar
9 6 (2.22%) Core Impact
9 6 (2.22%) HP ALM
9 6 (2.22%) Nexpose
9 6 (2.22%) Red Hat Satellite
10 5 (1.85%) Kubernetes
11 4 (1.48%) Single Sign-On
12 3 (1.11%) Ansible
13 2 (0.74%) AirWatch
13 2 (0.74%) CSIRT
13 2 (0.74%) SELinux
13 2 (0.74%) vCenter Server
Vendors
1 37 (13.70%) Microsoft
2 36 (13.33%) Oracle
3 30 (11.11%) VMware
4 20 (7.41%) Apple
4 20 (7.41%) Cisco
4 20 (7.41%) PayPal
5 17 (6.30%) Red Hat
5 17 (6.30%) SolarWinds
6 16 (5.93%) Capita
6 16 (5.93%) Qualys
7 12 (4.44%) WorldPay
8 10 (3.70%) LogRhythm
8 10 (3.70%) Splunk
9 9 (3.33%) CyberArk
9 9 (3.33%) F5
10 8 (2.96%) AlienVault
10 8 (2.96%) ArcSight
10 8 (2.96%) Bomgar
11 7 (2.59%) NetApp
12 6 (2.22%) HP