Period
to 24 May 2020

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 24 May 2020 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
24 May 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 271 331 314
Rank change year-on-year +60 -17 -4
Permanent jobs citing PCI DSS 145 199 258
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the South East 0.87% 0.76% 0.85%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 6.35% 5.30% 6.49%
Number of salaries quoted 125 159 219
Median annual salary £55,000 £55,000 £55,000
10th Percentile £41,250 £34,550 £36,250
90th Percentile £78,750 £86,000 £75,000
England median annual salary £57,500 £60,000 £57,500
% change year-on-year -4.17% +4.35% +4.55%

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 2,285 3,753 3,975
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South East 13.66% 14.28% 13.10%
Number of salaries quoted 1,723 2,894 3,129
Median annual salary £52,500 £50,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.00% +11.11% +5.88%
10th Percentile £29,000 £27,346 £26,250
90th Percentile £78,750 £71,250 £70,000
England median annual salary £55,000 £50,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year +10.00% - +5.26%

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 24 May 2020.

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 24 May 2020. 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 +63 65 £56,250 +2.27% 1
Buckinghamshire +65 32 £55,000 +15.79% 1
Berkshire +47 32 £57,500 +4.55%
Hampshire +31 27 £46,250 -21.53% 1
West Sussex +22 20 £58,750 -2.08%
Surrey +49 19 £49,500 +4.21% 4
East Sussex +22 9 £55,000 -26.67%
Kent +24 3 £30,000 -31.43%
Oxfordshire +9 1 £87,500 +45.83%
PCI DSS
England

For the 6 months to 24 May 2020, 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 54 (37.24%) Information Security
1 54 (37.24%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 40 (27.59%) GDPR
3 36 (24.83%) Cybersecurity
4 35 (24.14%) CISSP
5 34 (23.45%) Windows
6 33 (22.76%) Firewall
7 29 (20.00%) Finance
7 29 (20.00%) Agile Software Development
8 28 (19.31%) Degree
9 27 (18.62%) SQL
9 27 (18.62%) Microsoft
10 25 (17.24%) Azure
11 24 (16.55%) SIEM
11 24 (16.55%) CISM
11 24 (16.55%) Data Protection
12 23 (15.86%) Management Information System
12 23 (15.86%) Continuous Improvement
13 21 (14.48%) Infrastructure Engineering
14 20 (13.79%) Python
14 20 (13.79%) AWS
15 19 (13.10%) Linux
16 18 (12.41%) Risk Management
16 18 (12.41%) Retail
16 18 (12.41%) High Availability
16 18 (12.41%) DevOps
17 17 (11.72%) Fintech
17 17 (11.72%) ITIL
17 17 (11.72%) SQL Server
17 17 (11.72%) Cisco

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 6 (4.14%) Confluence
2 3 (2.07%) Apache
2 3 (2.07%) IIS
3 1 (0.69%) Exchange Server 2013
Applications
1 3 (2.07%) Microsoft Office
2 2 (1.38%) Microsoft Project
Business Applications
1 5 (3.45%) Payment Gateway
2 1 (0.69%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 25 (17.24%) Azure
2 20 (13.79%) AWS
3 11 (7.59%) PaaS
4 8 (5.52%) SaaS
5 6 (4.14%) Office 365
6 4 (2.76%) Amazon EC2
6 4 (2.76%) IaaS
7 3 (2.07%) Akamai
7 3 (2.07%) Apple Pay
7 3 (2.07%) Azure Active Directory
7 3 (2.07%) Google Pay
7 3 (2.07%) Virtual Private Cloud
8 2 (1.38%) Route 53
9 1 (0.69%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 33 (22.76%) Firewall
2 14 (9.66%) Network Security
3 12 (8.28%) LAN
3 12 (8.28%) WAN
4 11 (7.59%) DNS
5 10 (6.90%) DHCP
5 10 (6.90%) Internet
6 8 (5.52%) TCP/IP
7 6 (4.14%) VoIP
8 5 (3.45%) VPN
9 4 (2.76%) Intrusion Detection
10 3 (2.07%) Broadband
10 3 (2.07%) Cisco ASA
10 3 (2.07%) FTP
10 3 (2.07%) NAS
10 3 (2.07%) SAN
10 3 (2.07%) SMTP
10 3 (2.07%) SNMP
10 3 (2.07%) Wireless
11 2 (1.38%) tcpdump
Database & Business Intelligence
1 17 (11.72%) SQL Server
2 15 (10.34%) SQL Server Analysis Services
2 15 (10.34%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 11 (7.59%) PostgreSQL
4 8 (5.52%) MySQL
5 6 (4.14%) Azure SQL Database
5 6 (4.14%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 4 (2.76%) Amazon RDS
6 4 (2.76%) MariaDB
7 2 (1.38%) Relational Database
8 1 (0.69%) Data Warehouse
8 1 (0.69%) SQLite
Development Applications
1 9 (6.21%) JIRA
2 7 (4.83%) Git (software)
3 6 (4.14%) CircleCI
3 6 (4.14%) Rational DOORS
3 6 (4.14%) Rational Rhapsody
4 3 (2.07%) WinDbg
General
1 29 (20.00%) Finance
2 18 (12.41%) Retail
3 12 (8.28%) Legal
4 7 (4.83%) Manufacturing
4 7 (4.83%) Marketing
5 5 (3.45%) Public Sector
6 3 (2.07%) Telecoms
7 2 (1.38%) Law
8 1 (0.69%) Back Office
8 1 (0.69%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 21 (14.48%) Analyst
2 19 (13.10%) DBA
3 17 (11.72%) Architect
3 17 (11.72%) Security Architect
4 15 (10.34%) Administrator
5 14 (9.66%) Security Analyst
6 12 (8.28%) Developer
7 11 (7.59%) Infrastructure Engineer
8 10 (6.90%) Python Developer
9 9 (6.21%) Security Specialist
10 8 (5.52%) Consultant
10 8 (5.52%) DevOps Engineer
10 8 (5.52%) IT Analyst
10 8 (5.52%) Project Manager
11 7 (4.83%) Information Security Specialist
11 7 (4.83%) Information Specialist
11 7 (4.83%) Systems Engineer
12 6 (4.14%) Principal Engineer
12 6 (4.14%) Principal Systems Engineer
12 6 (4.14%) SQL DBA
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (8.28%) REST
1 12 (8.28%) RESTful
2 10 (6.90%) Django
2 10 (6.90%) Flask
3 5 (3.45%) Web Services
4 4 (2.76%) SOAP
5 3 (2.07%) LAMP
6 2 (1.38%) .NET
6 2 (1.38%) ASP.NET
6 2 (1.38%) CSS
6 2 (1.38%) HTML
7 1 (0.69%) Velocity
Miscellaneous
1 23 (15.86%) Management Information System
2 13 (8.97%) Self-Motivation
3 12 (8.28%) Data Centre
4 7 (4.83%) Analytical Skills
4 7 (4.83%) Clustering
4 7 (4.83%) Data Protection Act
5 6 (4.14%) Driving Licence
5 6 (4.14%) EMV
6 5 (3.45%) Contactless
6 5 (3.45%) Cyberthreat
6 5 (3.45%) Hybrid Cloud
7 4 (2.76%) Cloud Native
7 4 (2.76%) Cyberattack
7 4 (2.76%) Replication
7 4 (2.76%) Smart Home
8 3 (2.07%) Handset
8 3 (2.07%) IVR
8 3 (2.07%) Mobile Payment
8 3 (2.07%) SWIFT
9 2 (1.38%) APACS
Operating Systems
1 34 (23.45%) Windows
2 19 (13.10%) Linux
3 11 (7.59%) Unix
4 9 (6.21%) Windows Server
5 5 (3.45%) Windows 10
6 4 (2.76%) Debian
6 4 (2.76%) Windows 7
6 4 (2.76%) Windows Server 2016
7 3 (2.07%) Windows Server 2012
8 2 (1.38%) Solaris
9 1 (0.69%) Android
9 1 (0.69%) Apple iOS
9 1 (0.69%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 54 (37.24%) Information Security
2 36 (24.83%) Cybersecurity
3 29 (20.00%) Agile Software Development
4 24 (16.55%) Data Protection
4 24 (16.55%) SIEM
5 23 (15.86%) Continuous Improvement
6 21 (14.48%) Infrastructure Engineering
7 18 (12.41%) DevOps
7 18 (12.41%) High Availability
7 18 (12.41%) Risk Management
8 17 (11.72%) Fintech
8 17 (11.72%) ITIL
9 15 (10.34%) Configuration Management
10 11 (7.59%) Software Engineering
10 11 (7.59%) TOGAF
11 10 (6.90%) Computer Science
11 10 (6.90%) Incident Management
11 10 (6.90%) ISMS
11 10 (6.90%) Stakeholder Management
11 10 (6.90%) Vulnerability Management
Programming Languages
1 27 (18.62%) SQL
2 20 (13.79%) Python
3 14 (9.66%) PowerShell
4 9 (6.21%) Java
5 7 (4.83%) PHP
6 6 (4.14%) Ruby
6 6 (4.14%) Scala
7 4 (2.76%) Bash Shell
7 4 (2.76%) Perl
8 3 (2.07%) VBScript
9 2 (1.38%) JavaScript
9 2 (1.38%) VB
10 1 (0.69%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 35 (24.14%) CISSP
2 28 (19.31%) Degree
3 24 (16.55%) CISM
4 11 (7.59%) CISA
5 8 (5.52%) CEH
6 7 (4.83%) Cisco Certification
6 7 (4.83%) ISO 27001 Lead Implementer
7 5 (3.45%) CCNP
7 5 (3.45%) CompTIA Security+
7 5 (3.45%) GIAC
7 5 (3.45%) ISO 27001 Lead Auditor
7 5 (3.45%) Network+ Certification
7 5 (3.45%) SC Cleared
7 5 (3.45%) Security Cleared
8 3 (2.07%) CCNA
8 3 (2.07%) DBS Check
8 3 (2.07%) IISP
8 3 (2.07%) ISEB
8 3 (2.07%) SSCP
9 2 (1.38%) CRISC
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 54 (37.24%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 40 (27.59%) GDPR
3 15 (10.34%) SLA
4 13 (8.97%) NIST
5 8 (5.52%) Cyber Essentials
6 6 (4.14%) ISO/IEC 15288
6 6 (4.14%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
6 6 (4.14%) Sarbanes-Oxley
7 5 (3.45%) Cyber Essentials PLUS
7 5 (3.45%) HIPAA
8 3 (2.07%) ISAE 3402
8 3 (2.07%) ISO 9001
8 3 (2.07%) ISO/IEC 20000
9 2 (1.38%) COBIT
10 1 (0.69%) GAMP
10 1 (0.69%) NIST 800
10 1 (0.69%) PSD2
System Software
1 16 (11.03%) Active Directory
2 3 (2.07%) Docker
3 2 (1.38%) VMware Infrastructure
4 1 (0.69%) Postfix
4 1 (0.69%) VMware ESXi
4 1 (0.69%) VMware Workstation
Systems Management
1 7 (4.83%) Nessus
2 6 (4.14%) Ansible
2 6 (4.14%) HP Quality Center
2 6 (4.14%) Opscode Chef
2 6 (4.14%) Puppet
2 6 (4.14%) Salt
2 6 (4.14%) Terraform
3 5 (3.45%) FortiGate
4 3 (2.07%) IBM Guardium
4 3 (2.07%) OSSEC
4 3 (2.07%) SCCM
4 3 (2.07%) SCOM
Vendors
1 27 (18.62%) Microsoft
2 17 (11.72%) Cisco
3 13 (8.97%) HP
4 9 (6.21%) IBM
5 8 (5.52%) VMware
6 7 (4.83%) Qualys
7 6 (4.14%) PayPal
7 6 (4.14%) Splunk
7 6 (4.14%) VeriFone
7 6 (4.14%) WorldPay
8 5 (3.45%) Elavon
8 5 (3.45%) Fortinet
9 4 (2.76%) Ingenico
9 4 (2.76%) Meraki
9 4 (2.76%) Percona
9 4 (2.76%) ProCurve
10 3 (2.07%) ArcSight
10 3 (2.07%) Barracuda Networks
10 3 (2.07%) Centrify
10 3 (2.07%) Google