Period
to 20 August 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 August 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 Aug 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 310 285 226
Rank change year-on-year -25 -59 +29
Permanent jobs citing PCI DSS 251 303 549
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South East 0.85% 1.04% 1.49%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 6.30% 8.75% 10.69%
Number of salaries quoted 209 268 473
South East median annual salary £60,000 £55,000 £55,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +9.09% - +10.00%
10th Percentile £41,250 £35,000 £36,250
90th Percentile £90,000 £73,250 £80,000
England median annual salary £57,500 £55,000 £55,000
% change year-on-year +4.55% - +10.00%

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 3,985 3,461 5,136
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South East 13.45% 11.89% 13.92%
Number of salaries quoted 3,131 2,753 4,087
South East median annual salary £50,000 £45,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +11.11% - +3.45%
10th Percentile £29,250 £25,000 £25,750
90th Percentile £72,500 £70,000 £70,000
England median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £50,000

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 August 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 August 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 -13 71 £62,500 +4.17% 11
Thames Valley -20 61 £62,500 +13.64% 5
Kent +14 47 £60,000 +33.33% 2
Surrey -16 39 £47,250 -21.25% 1
Berkshire -11 28 £67,500 +16.38% 4
West Sussex +27 20 £50,000 +25.00% 1
Buckinghamshire +15 18 £45,000 -18.18% 1
Oxfordshire -40 15 £70,000 +27.27%
East Sussex -21 7 £42,500 -3.41% 1
Sussex -10 1 £75,000 +50.00%
Isle of Wight - 1 £35,250 - 1
PCI DSS
England

For the 6 months to 20 August 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.

1 126 (50.20%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 123 (49.00%) Information Security
3 97 (38.65%) Finance
4 83 (33.07%) CISSP
5 76 (30.28%) ITIL
6 67 (26.69%) CISM
7 61 (24.30%) GDPR
8 50 (19.92%) CISA
9 47 (18.73%) Linux
10 45 (17.93%) Risk Management
11 41 (16.33%) Cybersecurity
12 40 (15.94%) Windows
12 40 (15.94%) DevOps
13 39 (15.54%) Degree
14 38 (15.14%) Splunk
15 37 (14.74%) Sarbanes-Oxley
15 37 (14.74%) Data Security
16 35 (13.94%) COBIT
17 34 (13.55%) SIEM
17 34 (13.55%) Agile Software Development
17 34 (13.55%) Analytical Skills
18 33 (13.15%) LogRhythm
18 33 (13.15%) Management Information System
18 33 (13.15%) ArcSight
19 32 (12.75%) Qualys
20 31 (12.35%) Data Protection
20 31 (12.35%) Firewall
20 31 (12.35%) Oracle
20 31 (12.35%) SQL Server
20 31 (12.35%) Security Monitoring

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 19 (7.57%) JBoss
2 17 (6.77%) Apache
3 12 (4.78%) Tomcat
4 9 (3.59%) IIS
5 5 (1.99%) Elasticsearch
6 2 (0.80%) nginx
6 2 (0.80%) WebSphere
6 2 (0.80%) WebSphere Application Server
7 1 (0.40%) Confluence
7 1 (0.40%) Exchange Server 2010
7 1 (0.40%) MS Exchange
7 1 (0.40%) Oracle SOA Suite
7 1 (0.40%) Oracle Workflow
Applications
1 15 (5.98%) Microsoft Excel
2 6 (2.39%) MS Visio
3 4 (1.59%) Microsoft Project
3 4 (1.59%) Spreadsheet
4 2 (0.80%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 16 (6.37%) Payment Gateway
Cloud Services
1 20 (7.97%) Amazon AWS
2 16 (6.37%) SaaS
3 14 (5.58%) Microsoft Azure
4 9 (3.59%) Office 365
5 7 (2.79%) IaaS
5 7 (2.79%) PaaS
6 2 (0.80%) Google Cloud Platform
6 2 (0.80%) OpenShift
6 2 (0.80%) Sage Pay
7 1 (0.40%) Amazon EC2
7 1 (0.40%) Cloud Computing
7 1 (0.40%) Datadog
Communications & Networking
1 31 (12.35%) Firewall
2 20 (7.97%) TCP/IP
3 18 (7.17%) LAN
4 17 (6.77%) WAN
5 16 (6.37%) DNS
6 12 (4.78%) Network Security
7 11 (4.38%) VPN
8 9 (3.59%) Cisco ASA
9 7 (2.79%) Internet
10 6 (2.39%) HTTP
11 5 (1.99%) Cisco Nexus
12 4 (1.59%) DHCP
12 4 (1.59%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
12 4 (1.59%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
12 4 (1.59%) iSCSI
12 4 (1.59%) MPLS
12 4 (1.59%) SAN
12 4 (1.59%) Wi-Fi
13 3 (1.20%) BGP
13 3 (1.20%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 31 (12.35%) SQL Server
2 17 (6.77%) RDBMS
2 17 (6.77%) Relational Database
3 13 (5.18%) MySQL
4 8 (3.19%) MongoDB
4 8 (3.19%) NoSQL
4 8 (3.19%) Oracle Reports
5 7 (2.79%) SQL Server 2008
6 6 (2.39%) Big Data
7 5 (1.99%) Oracle Database
7 5 (1.99%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 4 (1.59%) Amazon DynamoDB
9 3 (1.20%) Amazon RDS
9 3 (1.20%) Oracle Database 11g
10 2 (0.80%) Hadoop
11 1 (0.40%) MariaDB
11 1 (0.40%) Oracle Database 12c
11 1 (0.40%) Redis
11 1 (0.40%) SQL Server Analysis Services
11 1 (0.40%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 18 (7.17%) Jenkins
2 10 (3.98%) Git (software)
3 6 (2.39%) JUnit
4 4 (1.59%) Ant
4 4 (1.59%) Burp Suite
4 4 (1.59%) Eclipse
4 4 (1.59%) Gradle
4 4 (1.59%) Metasploit
4 4 (1.59%) SonarQube
5 3 (1.20%) Artifactory
5 3 (1.20%) JIRA
5 3 (1.20%) SoapUI
6 2 (0.80%) Cucumber
6 2 (0.80%) Selenium
7 1 (0.40%) Atlassian Bamboo
7 1 (0.40%) Bitbucket
7 1 (0.40%) JMeter
7 1 (0.40%) Maven
General
1 97 (38.65%) Finance
2 17 (6.77%) Legal
3 10 (3.98%) Retail
4 8 (3.19%) Back Office
4 8 (3.19%) Banking
5 7 (2.79%) Financial Institution
6 5 (1.99%) Telecoms
7 4 (1.59%) Pharmaceutical
8 3 (1.20%) Advertising
8 3 (1.20%) Marketing
9 2 (0.80%) Law
9 2 (0.80%) Spanish Language
10 1 (0.40%) Electronics
10 1 (0.40%) Investment Banking
10 1 (0.40%) Local Government
10 1 (0.40%) Mandarin Language
10 1 (0.40%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 66 (26.29%) Analyst
2 44 (17.53%) Security Analyst
3 36 (14.34%) Security Manager
4 30 (11.95%) Information Analyst
4 30 (11.95%) Information Security Analyst
5 24 (9.56%) Information Manager
6 22 (8.76%) Information Security Manager
7 19 (7.57%) Senior Analyst
7 19 (7.57%) Senior Security Analyst
8 18 (7.17%) Architect
8 18 (7.17%) Senior Information Analyst
8 18 (7.17%) Senior Information Security Analyst
9 17 (6.77%) Head of Information
10 15 (5.98%) Developer
10 15 (5.98%) Head of Information Security
10 15 (5.98%) Head of Security
10 15 (5.98%) Support Analyst
11 13 (5.18%) Administrator
12 12 (4.78%) Information Security Officer
12 12 (4.78%) Security Officer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 30 (11.95%) .NET
2 27 (10.76%) SailPoint
3 21 (8.37%) ASP.NET
4 20 (7.97%) Web Services
5 19 (7.57%) CSS
6 17 (6.77%) HTML
7 16 (6.37%) REST
8 14 (5.58%) Ajax
8 14 (5.58%) Middleware
8 14 (5.58%) XML
9 12 (4.78%) JSON
10 10 (3.98%) jQuery
11 9 (3.59%) SOAP
12 7 (2.79%) Spring
13 6 (2.39%) ASP.NET MVC
14 5 (1.99%) ASP.NET MVC 4
14 5 (1.99%) JMS
14 5 (1.99%) LDAP
15 4 (1.59%) Elastic Stack
15 4 (1.59%) LAMP
Miscellaneous
1 34 (13.55%) Analytical Skills
2 33 (13.15%) Management Information System
3 20 (7.97%) Computer Science
4 16 (6.37%) Virtual Team
5 14 (5.58%) Data Centre
6 11 (4.38%) Self-Motivation
7 10 (3.98%) Data Protection Act
8 8 (3.19%) Private Cloud
9 7 (2.79%) Cyberthreat
9 7 (2.79%) Driving Licence
9 7 (2.79%) Enterprise Software
10 6 (2.39%) Cyberattack
11 5 (1.99%) Public Cloud
12 4 (1.59%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
12 4 (1.59%) Mobile App
13 3 (1.20%) Analytical Mindset
13 3 (1.20%) Contactless
13 3 (1.20%) EMV
13 3 (1.20%) Linux Command Line
13 3 (1.20%) Mobile Payment
Operating Systems
1 47 (18.73%) Linux
2 40 (15.94%) Windows
3 29 (11.55%) Unix
4 14 (5.58%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 6 (2.39%) Windows 7
5 6 (2.39%) Windows Server
6 4 (1.59%) Kali Linux
6 4 (1.59%) Ubuntu
6 4 (1.59%) Windows Server 2012
7 3 (1.20%) Debian
8 2 (0.80%) Android
8 2 (0.80%) Apple iOS
8 2 (0.80%) Windows 10
8 2 (0.80%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 123 (49.00%) Information Security
2 76 (30.28%) ITIL
3 45 (17.93%) Risk Management
4 41 (16.33%) Cybersecurity
5 40 (15.94%) DevOps
6 37 (14.74%) Data Security
7 34 (13.55%) Agile Software Development
7 34 (13.55%) SIEM
8 31 (12.35%) Data Protection
8 31 (12.35%) Security Monitoring
9 30 (11.95%) Problem-Solving
10 26 (10.36%) Stakeholder Management
11 25 (9.96%) Vulnerability Management
12 24 (9.56%) Incident Management
12 24 (9.56%) Security Operations
13 23 (9.16%) Privileged Access Management
13 23 (9.16%) Security Management
14 20 (7.97%) Business Continuity
14 20 (7.97%) Performance Tuning
15 19 (7.57%) Information Security Management
Programming Languages
1 26 (10.36%) C#
2 25 (9.96%) SQL
3 19 (7.57%) JavaScript
4 18 (7.17%) Shell Script
5 16 (6.37%) Java
5 16 (6.37%) PowerShell
6 11 (4.38%) Perl
6 11 (4.38%) Python
7 9 (3.59%) Bash Shell
7 9 (3.59%) PHP
8 5 (1.99%) Java 8
9 4 (1.59%) VB.NET
10 3 (1.20%) T-SQL
11 2 (0.80%) C
12 1 (0.40%) VB
Qualifications
1 83 (33.07%) CISSP
2 67 (26.69%) CISM
3 50 (19.92%) CISA
4 39 (15.54%) Degree
5 16 (6.37%) CEH
6 14 (5.58%) Cisco Certification
7 12 (4.78%) Computer Science Degree
8 10 (3.98%) PCI QSA
9 9 (3.59%) Security Cleared
10 8 (3.19%) GIAC
11 7 (2.79%) Microsoft Certification
11 7 (2.79%) SANS
12 6 (2.39%) CCNA
13 5 (1.99%) CREST Certified
13 5 (1.99%) GCIH
13 5 (1.99%) MCSE
13 5 (1.99%) RHCSA
14 4 (1.59%) CRISC
14 4 (1.59%) ISO 27001 Lead Auditor
14 4 (1.59%) Master's Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 126 (50.20%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 61 (24.30%) GDPR
3 37 (14.74%) Sarbanes-Oxley
4 35 (13.94%) COBIT
5 11 (4.38%) PA-DSS
6 10 (3.98%) QA
7 9 (3.59%) Cyber Essentials
7 9 (3.59%) ISO 9001
8 8 (3.19%) SLA
9 7 (2.79%) NIST 800
10 4 (1.59%) ISAE 3402
10 4 (1.59%) PMO
10 4 (1.59%) RMADS
11 3 (1.20%) PSD2
12 2 (0.80%) ISO 22301
12 2 (0.80%) ISO 31000
12 2 (0.80%) ISO/IEC 20000
12 2 (0.80%) ISO/IEC 27005
13 1 (0.40%) HIPAA
13 1 (0.40%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
System Software
1 18 (7.17%) VMware Infrastructure
2 13 (5.18%) Docker
3 12 (4.78%) Active Directory
4 4 (1.59%) NFS
5 3 (1.20%) vSphere
6 2 (0.80%) VMware ESXi
7 1 (0.40%) iptables
7 1 (0.40%) LXC
Systems Management
1 30 (11.95%) Nessus
2 25 (9.96%) OpenVAS
2 25 (9.96%) QRadar
3 22 (8.76%) Core Impact
3 22 (8.76%) Nexpose
4 18 (7.17%) Puppet
5 14 (5.58%) Opscode Chef
6 8 (3.19%) Ansible
7 6 (2.39%) Terraform
8 5 (1.99%) Packer
8 5 (1.99%) Red Hat Satellite
9 4 (1.59%) Kibana
9 4 (1.59%) logstash
9 4 (1.59%) RSA Security Analytics
10 3 (1.20%) PowerBroker
11 2 (0.80%) HP ALM
11 2 (0.80%) Kubernetes
11 2 (0.80%) Single Sign-On
11 2 (0.80%) Trend Micro Deep Security
11 2 (0.80%) vRealize
Vendors
1 38 (15.14%) Splunk
2 33 (13.15%) ArcSight
2 33 (13.15%) LogRhythm
3 32 (12.75%) Qualys
4 31 (12.35%) Oracle
5 30 (11.95%) Microsoft
6 29 (11.55%) VMware
7 26 (10.36%) SolarWinds
8 24 (9.56%) AlienVault
8 24 (9.56%) CyberArk
9 23 (9.16%) Bomgar
10 21 (8.37%) Aveksa
11 20 (7.97%) Cisco
12 11 (4.38%) Red Hat
13 10 (3.98%) F5
14 9 (3.59%) ServiceNow
15 8 (3.19%) Juniper
15 8 (3.19%) PayPal
16 7 (2.79%) Barracuda Networks
16 7 (2.79%) Capita