Period
to 20 January 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 20 January 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
20 Jan 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 299 252 329
Rank change year-on-year -47 +77 -84
Permanent jobs citing PCI DSS 268 408 370
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South East 0.87% 1.28% 0.91%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 7.01% 10.37% 7.07%
Number of salaries quoted 203 309 341
South East median annual salary £50,000 £52,500 £55,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -4.76% -4.55% +15.79%
10th Percentile £32,500 £34,700 £37,500
90th Percentile £70,000 £73,750 £72,500
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 3,823 3,933 5,232
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South East 12.38% 12.33% 12.81%
Number of salaries quoted 3,060 3,142 4,316
South East median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000
10th Percentile £25,750 £26,000 £25,500
90th Percentile £73,750 £67,500 £67,500
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 20 January 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 20 January 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 -52 85 £40,000 -23.81% 12
Kent +25 61 £45,500 +1.11% 5
Surrey -14 54 £53,500 +5.94% 4
Thames Valley -44 49 £55,000 - 14
Berkshire -24 37 £57,750 -3.75% 10
West Sussex -8 10 £52,500 -14.63%
Oxfordshire -17 8 £45,000 -18.18% 3
East Sussex -17 5 £55,000 +22.22%
Buckinghamshire -2 4 £35,000 -26.32% 1
PCI DSS
England

For the 6 months to 20 January 2018, 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.

1 137 (51.12%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 114 (42.54%) Information Security
3 100 (37.31%) CISSP
4 87 (32.46%) Finance
5 63 (23.51%) CISM
6 56 (20.90%) Firewall
6 56 (20.90%) Cybersecurity
7 54 (20.15%) Windows
8 52 (19.40%) CISA
9 49 (18.28%) Data Protection
10 48 (17.91%) Risk Management
10 48 (17.91%) Penetration Testing
11 47 (17.54%) Security Operations
12 46 (17.16%) SQL
13 45 (16.79%) GDPR
14 43 (16.04%) ITIL
14 43 (16.04%) Linux
15 40 (14.93%) Management Information System
16 38 (14.18%) SIEM
17 35 (13.06%) Analytical Skills
18 33 (12.31%) Clustering
18 33 (12.31%) WAN
19 30 (11.19%) PHP
19 30 (11.19%) Vulnerability Management
20 27 (10.07%) MySQL
20 27 (10.07%) DNS
20 27 (10.07%) Microsoft
21 26 (9.70%) Oracle
21 26 (9.70%) SQL Server
22 25 (9.33%) IPsec

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 (2.61%) JBoss
2 5 (1.87%) Apache
3 3 (1.12%) Tomcat
4 2 (0.75%) OpenStack
5 1 (0.37%) Confluence
5 1 (0.37%) IIS
5 1 (0.37%) Site Server
Applications
1 3 (1.12%) Microsoft Office
2 1 (0.37%) Microsoft Excel
2 1 (0.37%) Microsoft PowerPoint
2 1 (0.37%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 2 (0.75%) Payment Gateway
2 1 (0.37%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 25 (9.33%) Amazon AWS
2 10 (3.73%) SaaS
3 6 (2.24%) Microsoft Azure
4 3 (1.12%) IaaS
5 2 (0.75%) PaaS
6 1 (0.37%) Amazon CloudWatch
6 1 (0.37%) Amazon EC2
6 1 (0.37%) Amazon Glacier
6 1 (0.37%) Amazon S3
6 1 (0.37%) Google Analytics
6 1 (0.37%) Office 365
6 1 (0.37%) Route 53
6 1 (0.37%) Slack
6 1 (0.37%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 56 (20.90%) Firewall
2 33 (12.31%) WAN
3 27 (10.07%) DNS
4 25 (9.33%) IPsec
5 24 (8.96%) SSL
6 23 (8.58%) MPLS
7 22 (8.21%) HTTP
8 21 (7.84%) DHCP
9 20 (7.46%) BGP
9 20 (7.46%) OSPF
10 19 (7.09%) RIP
10 19 (7.09%) VPLS
11 14 (5.22%) LAN
12 10 (3.73%) Network Security
13 9 (3.36%) VPN
14 8 (2.99%) Internet
15 7 (2.61%) TCP/IP
16 5 (1.87%) Cisco ASA
17 4 (1.49%) DMVPN
17 4 (1.49%) FWSM
Database & Business Intelligence
1 27 (10.07%) MySQL
2 26 (9.70%) SQL Server
3 20 (7.46%) SQL Server 2008
4 19 (7.09%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 15 (5.60%) Amazon RDS
5 15 (5.60%) Oracle Database
6 14 (5.22%) Data Warehouse
6 14 (5.22%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 14 (5.22%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 8 (2.99%) Relational Database
8 3 (1.12%) MongoDB
9 2 (0.75%) Apache Cassandra
10 1 (0.37%) Big Data
10 1 (0.37%) Oracle Database 11g
10 1 (0.37%) Oracle Database 12c
Development Applications
1 17 (6.34%) JIRA
2 15 (5.60%) Git (software)
3 6 (2.24%) Team Foundation Server
3 6 (2.24%) Visual Studio Team System
4 4 (1.49%) Jenkins
5 3 (1.12%) SoapUI
6 1 (0.37%) Burp Suite
6 1 (0.37%) Metasploit
6 1 (0.37%) Subversion
General
1 87 (32.46%) Finance
2 14 (5.22%) Banking
3 13 (4.85%) Legal
4 10 (3.73%) Telecoms
5 8 (2.99%) French Language
5 8 (2.99%) German Language
6 7 (2.61%) Retail
7 6 (2.24%) Law
7 6 (2.24%) Manufacturing
8 5 (1.87%) Financial Institution
8 5 (1.87%) Investment Banking
9 4 (1.49%) Digital Economy
9 4 (1.49%) Games
10 3 (1.12%) Back Office
11 2 (0.75%) Electronics
11 2 (0.75%) Marketing
12 1 (0.37%) Automotive
12 1 (0.37%) Spanish Language
Job Titles
1 63 (23.51%) Analyst
2 45 (16.79%) Security Analyst
3 40 (14.93%) IT Analyst
4 30 (11.19%) IT Security Analyst
5 29 (10.82%) Developer
6 23 (8.58%) Consultant
6 23 (8.58%) Network Engineer
7 22 (8.21%) PHP Developer
8 20 (7.46%) Security Consultant
9 19 (7.09%) Administrator
10 17 (6.34%) Operations Team Leader
10 17 (6.34%) Team Leader
11 16 (5.97%) Architect
12 15 (5.60%) DBA
12 15 (5.60%) Information Analyst
12 15 (5.60%) Security Manager
13 14 (5.22%) SQL DBA
14 13 (4.85%) Information Security Analyst
15 11 (4.10%) Risk Manager
16 10 (3.73%) Security Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 20 (7.46%) CSS
2 18 (6.72%) Middleware
3 16 (5.97%) HTML
4 13 (4.85%) XML
5 11 (4.10%) .NET
5 11 (4.10%) Ajax
6 10 (3.73%) JSON
7 9 (3.36%) jQuery
7 9 (3.36%) Web Services
8 8 (2.99%) HTML5
9 6 (2.24%) XSL
10 5 (1.87%) WinForms
11 4 (1.49%) LDAP
11 4 (1.49%) SOAP
12 2 (0.75%) Elastic Stack
12 2 (0.75%) JTAPI
12 2 (0.75%) RFC 2833
12 2 (0.75%) Sensu
12 2 (0.75%) TAPI
13 1 (0.37%) GTK+
Miscellaneous
1 40 (14.93%) Management Information System
2 35 (13.06%) Analytical Skills
3 33 (12.31%) Clustering
4 17 (6.34%) Data Protection Act
5 14 (5.22%) Data Centre
6 13 (4.85%) Cyberthreat
7 12 (4.48%) Driving Licence
8 6 (2.24%) Greenfield Project
9 4 (1.49%) Computer Science
9 4 (1.49%) Cyber Defence
9 4 (1.49%) Enterprise Software
10 3 (1.12%) Analytical Mindset
10 3 (1.12%) Mobile Computing
10 3 (1.12%) NHS
10 3 (1.12%) W3C
11 2 (0.75%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
11 2 (0.75%) Linux Command Line
11 2 (0.75%) Security Operations Centre
12 1 (0.37%) Cyberattack
12 1 (0.37%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 54 (20.15%) Windows
2 43 (16.04%) Linux
3 18 (6.72%) Windows Server
4 11 (4.10%) Unix
5 5 (1.87%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 3 (1.12%) Windows Server 2012
7 2 (0.75%) CentOS
7 2 (0.75%) Debian
7 2 (0.75%) Fedora
7 2 (0.75%) Ubuntu
7 2 (0.75%) Windows Server 2008
8 1 (0.37%) Kali Linux
8 1 (0.37%) Solaris
8 1 (0.37%) SUSE
8 1 (0.37%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 114 (42.54%) Information Security
2 56 (20.90%) Cybersecurity
3 49 (18.28%) Data Protection
4 48 (17.91%) Penetration Testing
4 48 (17.91%) Risk Management
5 47 (17.54%) Security Operations
6 43 (16.04%) ITIL
7 38 (14.18%) SIEM
8 30 (11.19%) Vulnerability Management
9 23 (8.58%) Performance Tuning
10 22 (8.21%) Data Security
11 20 (7.46%) Agile Software Development
11 20 (7.46%) High Availability
11 20 (7.46%) Load Balancing
12 19 (7.09%) Task Automation
12 19 (7.09%) Threat Modelling
13 18 (6.72%) ISMS
14 16 (5.97%) Risk Assessment
15 15 (5.60%) Information Management
15 15 (5.60%) Performance Management
Programming Languages
1 46 (17.16%) SQL
2 30 (11.19%) PHP
3 22 (8.21%) Perl
3 22 (8.21%) Python
4 21 (7.84%) Bash Shell
4 21 (7.84%) JavaScript
5 20 (7.46%) T-SQL
6 19 (7.09%) PowerShell
7 6 (2.24%) C#
8 5 (1.87%) VB.NET
9 4 (1.49%) C
10 1 (0.37%) Java
10 1 (0.37%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 100 (37.31%) CISSP
2 63 (23.51%) CISM
3 52 (19.40%) CISA
4 23 (8.58%) Degree
5 14 (5.22%) CRISC
6 13 (4.85%) ISO 27001 Lead Auditor
6 13 (4.85%) PCI QSA
7 11 (4.10%) Cisco Certification
8 10 (3.73%) CCNP
9 9 (3.36%) CEH
9 9 (3.36%) CREST Certified
9 9 (3.36%) GIAC
10 7 (2.61%) SANS
11 5 (1.87%) MCSE
11 5 (1.87%) Microsoft Certification
12 4 (1.49%) SC Cleared
12 4 (1.49%) Security Cleared
13 3 (1.12%) CCNA
13 3 (1.12%) CGEIT
13 3 (1.12%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 137 (51.12%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 45 (16.79%) GDPR
3 22 (8.21%) HIPAA
4 18 (6.72%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
5 12 (4.48%) Cyber Essentials
6 10 (3.73%) COBIT
7 8 (2.99%) ISO 9001
7 8 (2.99%) NIST 800
8 7 (2.61%) ISO/IEC 27005
8 7 (2.61%) Sarbanes-Oxley
9 6 (2.24%) RMADS
10 5 (1.87%) PA-DSS
10 5 (1.87%) QA
11 4 (1.49%) SLA
12 3 (1.12%) HMG Security Policy Framework
12 3 (1.12%) ISO 22301
12 3 (1.12%) ISO 31000
12 3 (1.12%) ISO/IEC 20000
13 2 (0.75%) Cyber Essentials PLUS
13 2 (0.75%) PMO
System Software
1 11 (4.10%) VMware Infrastructure
2 5 (1.87%) Active Directory
3 4 (1.49%) Hyper-V
4 2 (0.75%) KVM
4 2 (0.75%) NFS
4 2 (0.75%) VMware ESXi
4 2 (0.75%) Xen
5 1 (0.37%) Docker
5 1 (0.37%) vCloud
5 1 (0.37%) Virtual Servers
5 1 (0.37%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 22 (8.21%) Opscode Chef
2 20 (7.46%) Terraform
3 7 (2.61%) Nessus
4 5 (1.87%) Puppet
5 4 (1.49%) Nmap
6 3 (1.12%) Ansible
6 3 (1.12%) WebInspect
7 2 (0.75%) AirWatch
7 2 (0.75%) Grafana
7 2 (0.75%) logstash
7 2 (0.75%) vCenter Server
8 1 (0.37%) Consul
8 1 (0.37%) Kubernetes
8 1 (0.37%) Packer
8 1 (0.37%) Red Hat Satellite
8 1 (0.37%) SCCM
8 1 (0.37%) SELinux
8 1 (0.37%) vRealize
Vendors
1 27 (10.07%) Microsoft
2 26 (9.70%) Oracle
3 21 (7.84%) Cisco
4 16 (5.97%) SolarWinds
5 14 (5.22%) Atlassian
5 14 (5.22%) MuleSoft
6 12 (4.48%) VMware
7 10 (3.73%) Splunk
8 8 (2.99%) Red Hat
9 6 (2.24%) HP
10 5 (1.87%) Capita
10 5 (1.87%) Qualys
11 4 (1.49%) Citrix
11 4 (1.49%) Juniper
11 4 (1.49%) LogRhythm
11 4 (1.49%) NetWitness
12 3 (1.12%) ArcSight
12 3 (1.12%) Google
13 2 (0.75%) SAP
13 2 (0.75%) TOWER Software