Period
to 19 October 2017

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 October 2017 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 Oct 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 278 203 290
Rank change year-on-year -75 +87 -51
Permanent jobs citing PCI DSS 305 559 438
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South East 1.05% 1.58% 1.03%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 8.48% 12.08% 8.12%
Number of salaries quoted 236 449 379
South East median annual salary £55,000 £54,000 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +1.85% +8.00% +5.26%
10th Percentile £35,000 £36,250 £36,250
90th Percentile £72,500 £79,000 £70,000
England median annual salary £55,000 £55,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year - +10.00% +5.26%

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 3596 4627 5397
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South East 12.44% 13.06% 12.73%
Number of salaries quoted 2889 3642 4330
South East median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,673
Median salary % change year-on-year - +5.45% +6.68%
10th Percentile £26,250 £26,250 £25,000
90th Percentile £72,500 £70,000 £65,000
England median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year - +11.11% -

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 October 2017.

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 October 2017. 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 -24 78 £57,500 +4.55% 2
Thames Valley -54 75 £55,000 -
Surrey -26 71 £65,000 +30.00% 3
Kent +5 55 £45,500 +1.11% 2
Oxfordshire +44 37 £35,000 -36.36%
Berkshire -64 32 £58,000 -3.33%
East Sussex +13 11 £44,000 -34.81%
West Sussex -2 10 £55,000 -6.38%
Buckinghamshire -2 6 £39,000 -14.75%
Middlesex +3 1 £85,000 +65.85% 1
Sussex -9 1 £50,000 -3.85%
PCI DSS
England

For the 6 months to 19 October 2017, 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.

1 190 (62.30%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 174 (57.05%) Information Security
3 126 (41.31%) CISSP
4 98 (32.13%) Cybersecurity
5 85 (27.87%) CISM
5 85 (27.87%) Penetration Testing
6 75 (24.59%) Finance
7 70 (22.95%) Firewall
8 69 (22.62%) Windows
9 64 (20.98%) ITIL
10 63 (20.66%) Risk Management
11 59 (19.34%) Data Protection
12 58 (19.02%) Linux
13 55 (18.03%) GDPR
14 51 (16.72%) CISA
15 50 (16.39%) Management Information System
15 50 (16.39%) Degree
16 45 (14.75%) SQL
17 43 (14.10%) SIEM
18 41 (13.44%) Security Operations
19 39 (12.79%) Vulnerability Management
20 36 (11.80%) Business Development
20 36 (11.80%) Microsoft
21 35 (11.48%) Cisco
22 33 (10.82%) VMware
23 32 (10.49%) SQL Server
24 28 (9.18%) Security Architecture
25 26 (8.52%) Amazon AWS
25 26 (8.52%) WAN
26 25 (8.20%) ITIL V3

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 17 (5.57%) IIS
2 4 (1.31%) JBoss
3 2 (0.66%) Apache
3 2 (0.66%) OpenStack
3 2 (0.66%) Tomcat
3 2 (0.66%) WebSphere
Applications
1 4 (1.31%) Microsoft Office
2 2 (0.66%) Microsoft Excel
2 2 (0.66%) Microsoft PowerPoint
2 2 (0.66%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 2 (0.66%) Payment Gateway
2 1 (0.33%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 26 (8.52%) Amazon AWS
2 15 (4.92%) Microsoft Azure
3 6 (1.97%) IaaS
3 6 (1.97%) SaaS
4 5 (1.64%) PaaS
5 4 (1.31%) Cloud Computing
6 1 (0.33%) Mimecast
Communications & Networking
1 70 (22.95%) Firewall
2 26 (8.52%) WAN
3 23 (7.54%) TCP/IP
4 21 (6.89%) DNS
5 18 (5.90%) LAN
5 18 (5.90%) SSL
6 17 (5.57%) IPsec
7 15 (4.92%) Internet
8 14 (4.59%) VPN
9 13 (4.26%) MPLS
10 12 (3.93%) BGP
11 11 (3.61%) DHCP
12 10 (3.28%) Cisco ASA
13 9 (2.95%) Cisco PIX
13 9 (2.95%) DMVPN
13 9 (2.95%) FWSM
13 9 (2.95%) HTTP
13 9 (2.95%) Network Security
13 9 (2.95%) OSPF
14 8 (2.62%) VPLS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 32 (10.49%) SQL Server
2 17 (5.57%) MySQL
3 16 (5.25%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 15 (4.92%) SQL Server 2008
5 14 (4.59%) Relational Database
6 10 (3.28%) Data Warehouse
7 9 (2.95%) Amazon RDS
7 9 (2.95%) MongoDB
7 9 (2.95%) Oracle Database
7 9 (2.95%) PostgreSQL
7 9 (2.95%) RDBMS
7 9 (2.95%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 9 (2.95%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 7 (2.30%) Redis
9 6 (1.97%) Apache Cassandra
10 4 (1.31%) Big Data
11 1 (0.33%) Hadoop
11 1 (0.33%) NoSQL
11 1 (0.33%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 11 (3.61%) Git (software)
2 9 (2.95%) JIRA
3 3 (0.98%) Burp Suite
3 3 (0.98%) Jenkins
3 3 (0.98%) Metasploit
3 3 (0.98%) Team Foundation Server
3 3 (0.98%) Visual Studio Team System
4 1 (0.33%) Rational DOORS
General
1 75 (24.59%) Finance
2 22 (7.21%) Legal
3 15 (4.92%) Banking
4 13 (4.26%) Telecoms
5 10 (3.28%) Digital Economy
6 6 (1.97%) Financial Institution
6 6 (1.97%) French Language
6 6 (1.97%) German Language
7 4 (1.31%) Investment Banking
7 4 (1.31%) Law
7 4 (1.31%) Retail
8 3 (0.98%) Automotive
8 3 (0.98%) Back Office
8 3 (0.98%) Spanish Language
Job Titles
1 72 (23.61%) Analyst
2 56 (18.36%) Security Analyst
3 46 (15.08%) IT Analyst
4 37 (12.13%) IT Security Analyst
5 34 (11.15%) Business Manager
5 34 (11.15%) Development Manager
6 33 (10.82%) Business Development Manager
7 29 (9.51%) Consultant
8 28 (9.18%) Architect
9 24 (7.87%) Security Consultant
10 20 (6.56%) Security Manager
11 19 (6.23%) Information Analyst
12 17 (5.57%) Developer
13 16 (5.25%) Information Security Manager
14 15 (4.92%) Compliance Manager
14 15 (4.92%) Information Manager
14 15 (4.92%) Information Security Analyst
15 14 (4.59%) Applications Engineer
15 14 (4.59%) PHP Developer
16 13 (4.26%) Security Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 19 (6.23%) CSS
2 11 (3.61%) .NET
2 11 (3.61%) HTML
2 11 (3.61%) Middleware
3 10 (3.28%) Ajax
4 9 (2.95%) Web Services
5 8 (2.62%) JSON
5 8 (2.62%) XML
6 7 (2.30%) HTML5
6 7 (2.30%) WinForms
7 6 (1.97%) jQuery
8 4 (1.31%) SOAP
9 3 (0.98%) Java SE
9 3 (0.98%) XSL
10 2 (0.66%) Elastic Stack
10 2 (0.66%) Sensu
11 1 (0.33%) GTK+
11 1 (0.33%) Regular Expression
11 1 (0.33%) Ruby on Rails
11 1 (0.33%) SVG
Miscellaneous
1 50 (16.39%) Management Information System
2 24 (7.87%) Cyberthreat
3 23 (7.54%) Analytical Skills
4 20 (6.56%) Clustering
4 20 (6.56%) Data Protection Act
5 18 (5.90%) Data Centre
6 15 (4.92%) Cyber Defence
7 13 (4.26%) Computer Science
8 11 (3.61%) Driving Licence
9 10 (3.28%) PKI
10 8 (2.62%) Smart Meter
11 7 (2.30%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
12 4 (1.31%) Cyber Attack
13 3 (0.98%) Enterprise Software
13 3 (0.98%) Greenfield Project
13 3 (0.98%) Replication
14 2 (0.66%) CESG
14 2 (0.66%) Linux Command Line
14 2 (0.66%) Security Operations Centre
14 2 (0.66%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 69 (22.62%) Windows
2 58 (19.02%) Linux
3 16 (5.25%) Windows Server
4 12 (3.93%) Unix
5 10 (3.28%) Ubuntu
6 9 (2.95%) CentOS
6 9 (2.95%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 8 (2.62%) Windows Server 2003
8 6 (1.97%) Windows Server 2012
9 5 (1.64%) Windows Server 2008
10 3 (0.98%) Kali Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 174 (57.05%) Information Security
2 98 (32.13%) Cybersecurity
3 85 (27.87%) Penetration Testing
4 64 (20.98%) ITIL
5 63 (20.66%) Risk Management
6 59 (19.34%) Data Protection
7 43 (14.10%) SIEM
8 41 (13.44%) Security Operations
9 39 (12.79%) Vulnerability Management
10 36 (11.80%) Business Development
11 28 (9.18%) Security Architecture
12 25 (8.20%) ISMS
12 25 (8.20%) ITIL V3
13 24 (7.87%) Vulnerability Assessment
14 23 (7.54%) Risk Assessment
15 22 (7.21%) Performance Tuning
15 22 (7.21%) Security Management
16 21 (6.89%) Project Management
16 21 (6.89%) Threat Modelling
17 19 (6.23%) DevOps
Programming Languages
1 45 (14.75%) SQL
2 23 (7.54%) PHP
3 21 (6.89%) Python
4 19 (6.23%) JavaScript
5 18 (5.90%) Bash Shell
6 15 (4.92%) PowerShell
7 14 (4.59%) Java
7 14 (4.59%) Perl
8 12 (3.93%) T-SQL
9 10 (3.28%) C
9 10 (3.28%) Ruby
10 9 (2.95%) C++
11 7 (2.30%) VB.NET
12 4 (1.31%) C#
13 3 (0.98%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 126 (41.31%) CISSP
2 85 (27.87%) CISM
3 51 (16.72%) CISA
4 50 (16.39%) Degree
5 23 (7.54%) Cisco Certification
6 15 (4.92%) CEH
7 14 (4.59%) CCNP
7 14 (4.59%) CRISC
7 14 (4.59%) MCSE
7 14 (4.59%) Microsoft Certification
8 12 (3.93%) SC Cleared
8 12 (3.93%) Security Cleared
9 10 (3.28%) ISO 27001 Lead Auditor
10 8 (2.62%) CCNA
10 8 (2.62%) RHCE
10 8 (2.62%) RHCSA
11 7 (2.30%) CGEIT
11 7 (2.30%) Computer Science Degree
11 7 (2.30%) CREST Certified
11 7 (2.30%) GIAC
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 190 (62.30%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 55 (18.03%) GDPR
3 21 (6.89%) ISO 9001
4 20 (6.56%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
5 13 (4.26%) Cyber Essentials
6 12 (3.93%) COBIT
6 12 (3.93%) SLA
7 11 (3.61%) ISO 22301
8 9 (2.95%) Sarbanes-Oxley
9 8 (2.62%) HIPAA
10 7 (2.30%) HMG Security Policy Framework
11 6 (1.97%) ISO 31000
11 6 (1.97%) ISO/IEC 27005
11 6 (1.97%) NIST 800
12 5 (1.64%) ISO/IEC 20000
12 5 (1.64%) QA
12 5 (1.64%) RMADS
13 4 (1.31%) PMO
14 2 (0.66%) Cyber Essentials PLUS
14 2 (0.66%) ISO 9000
System Software
1 22 (7.21%) Active Directory
2 20 (6.56%) VMware Infrastructure
3 8 (2.62%) Docker
3 8 (2.62%) Hyper-V
3 8 (2.62%) vSphere
4 2 (0.66%) KVM
4 2 (0.66%) Xen
5 1 (0.33%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 17 (5.57%) Opscode Chef
2 13 (4.26%) Nessus
3 9 (2.95%) Nmap
4 8 (2.62%) Terraform
5 7 (2.30%) FortiGate
5 7 (2.30%) Pingdom
6 3 (0.98%) Failover Clustering
6 3 (0.98%) Opsview
6 3 (0.98%) Puppet
6 3 (0.98%) vMotion
6 3 (0.98%) WebInspect
6 3 (0.98%) WMI
6 3 (0.98%) WSUS
7 2 (0.66%) Ansible
7 2 (0.66%) Grafana
7 2 (0.66%) logstash
8 1 (0.33%) Kubernetes
8 1 (0.33%) OSSEC
8 1 (0.33%) Red Hat Satellite
8 1 (0.33%) SELinux
Vendors
1 36 (11.80%) Microsoft
2 35 (11.48%) Cisco
3 33 (10.82%) VMware
4 22 (7.21%) Oracle
5 18 (5.90%) Splunk
6 13 (4.26%) Red Hat
7 12 (3.93%) Qualys
8 10 (3.28%) Juniper
8 10 (3.28%) SolarWinds
9 9 (2.95%) Atlassian
9 9 (2.95%) MuleSoft
9 9 (2.95%) NetWitness
10 8 (2.62%) CheckPoint
10 8 (2.62%) IBM
11 7 (2.30%) New Relic
12 5 (1.64%) LogRhythm
13 4 (1.31%) ArcSight
13 4 (1.31%) Barracuda Networks
14 3 (0.98%) Citrix
14 3 (0.98%) Sun