Period
to 22 June 2021

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 22 June 2021 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
22 Jun 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 347 264 324
Rank change year-on-year -83 +60 +2
Permanent jobs citing PCI DSS 67 120 209
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the South East 0.44% 0.83% 0.80%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 3.01% 6.03% 5.47%
Number of salaries quoted 49 99 164
10th Percentile £42,000 £41,250 £28,500
25th Percentile £50,000 £43,500 £41,250
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £58,497 £51,500 £55,000
Median % change year-on-year +13.59% -6.36% -5.98%
75th Percentile £73,750 £63,125 £71,563
90th Percentile £83,750 £75,000 £85,000
England median annual salary £57,500 £55,000 £60,000
% change year-on-year +4.55% -8.33% -

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 2,229 1,990 3,823
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South East 14.60% 13.78% 14.56%
Number of salaries quoted 1,385 1,552 2,950
10th Percentile £30,000 £28,750 £27,346
25th Percentile £38,750 £38,000 £35,000
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £50,000 £50,000 £49,500
Median % change year-on-year - +1.01% +4.21%
75th Percentile £63,750 £66,250 £61,000
90th Percentile £76,250 £78,750 £72,500
England median annual salary £55,000 £55,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year - +10.00% -

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 22 June 2021.

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 22 June 2021. 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 -33 30 £65,000 +18.18% 7
Berkshire -13 17 £77,500 +31.91% 3
Hampshire -34 14 £52,500 +16.67% 2
Buckinghamshire -20 13 £55,000 - 4
Surrey -26 6 £75,000 +11.11% 8
Kent -22 5 £50,000 +66.67% 1
West Sussex -10 2 £63,750 +27.50%
PCI DSS
England

For the 6 months to 22 June 2021, 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 37 (55.22%) GDPR
2 36 (53.73%) Azure
3 32 (47.76%) Cybersecurity
4 25 (37.31%) AWS
5 24 (35.82%) ISO/IEC 27001
6 21 (31.34%) Finance
6 21 (31.34%) Social Skills
7 20 (29.85%) CISSP
8 19 (28.36%) CISM
9 17 (25.37%) Information Security
10 16 (23.88%) NIST
10 16 (23.88%) Security Operations
11 15 (22.39%) Cyber Essentials
11 15 (22.39%) Firewall
11 15 (22.39%) SIEM
12 13 (19.40%) Vulnerability Management
12 13 (19.40%) Cisco Certification
13 12 (17.91%) DevOps
13 12 (17.91%) Degree
14 11 (16.42%) Ansible
14 11 (16.42%) Mentoring
14 11 (16.42%) Public Cloud
15 10 (14.93%) Jenkins
15 10 (14.93%) DevSecOps
16 9 (13.43%) Sonatype Nexus
16 9 (13.43%) Agile Software Development
16 9 (13.43%) Risk Management
16 9 (13.43%) Microsoft
16 9 (13.43%) C
16 9 (13.43%) OpenShift

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:

Cloud Services
1 36 (53.73%) Azure
2 25 (37.31%) AWS
3 9 (13.43%) GitHub
3 9 (13.43%) OpenShift
4 7 (10.45%) GCP
4 7 (10.45%) Microsoft 365
5 6 (8.96%) Cloud Computing
6 1 (1.49%) Amazon EC2
6 1 (1.49%) Azure Active Directory
6 1 (1.49%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 15 (22.39%) Firewall
2 9 (13.43%) Cisco Nexus
3 6 (8.96%) Network Security
4 4 (5.97%) LAN
4 4 (5.97%) WAN
5 3 (4.48%) HSRP
5 3 (4.48%) MPLS
5 3 (4.48%) OSPF
5 3 (4.48%) VRRP
6 2 (2.99%) Intrusion Detection
6 2 (2.99%) SSL
6 2 (2.99%) TCP/IP
6 2 (2.99%) VPN
7 1 (1.49%) ATM
7 1 (1.49%) Cisco ASA
7 1 (1.49%) Ethernet
7 1 (1.49%) HTTP
7 1 (1.49%) HTTPS
7 1 (1.49%) Internet
7 1 (1.49%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (8.96%) Big Data
2 1 (1.49%) Amazon RDS
2 1 (1.49%) MariaDB
2 1 (1.49%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 10 (14.93%) Jenkins
2 9 (13.43%) Sonatype Nexus
General
1 21 (31.34%) Finance
1 21 (31.34%) Social Skills
2 8 (11.94%) Influencing Skills
3 6 (8.96%) Telecoms
4 5 (7.46%) Public Sector
5 4 (5.97%) Marketing
6 3 (4.48%) Analytical Skills
6 3 (4.48%) Organisational Skills
7 2 (2.99%) Billing
7 2 (2.99%) Electronics
7 2 (2.99%) Legal
7 2 (2.99%) Manufacturing
8 1 (1.49%) Documentation Skills
8 1 (1.49%) Retail
Job Titles
1 12 (17.91%) Analyst
2 10 (14.93%) Consultant
2 10 (14.93%) Security Consultant
2 10 (14.93%) Security Manager
3 8 (11.94%) Security Engineer
4 7 (10.45%) Architect
4 7 (10.45%) AWS Engineer
4 7 (10.45%) Security Analyst
5 6 (8.96%) Cybersecurity Consultant
5 6 (8.96%) Security Architect
5 6 (8.96%) Senior Security Engineer
6 5 (7.46%) Cybersecurity Manager
6 5 (7.46%) Head of Information Security
6 5 (7.46%) Head of Security
6 5 (7.46%) Senior Analyst
7 4 (5.97%) Head of Cybersecurity
7 4 (5.97%) Information Manager
7 4 (5.97%) Information Security Manager
8 3 (4.48%) Information Security Analyst
8 3 (4.48%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (7.46%) Web Services
2 3 (4.48%) REST
3 1 (1.49%) .NET
3 1 (1.49%) Elastic Stack
3 1 (1.49%) JSON
3 1 (1.49%) Regular Expression
3 1 (1.49%) RESTful
Miscellaneous
1 11 (16.42%) Public Cloud
2 5 (7.46%) Management Information System
2 5 (7.46%) Security Operations Centre
3 4 (5.97%) Data Centre
4 1 (1.49%) Blog
4 1 (1.49%) Cloud Native
4 1 (1.49%) Clustering
4 1 (1.49%) Cyber Kill Chain
4 1 (1.49%) Cyberattack
4 1 (1.49%) Data Protection Act
4 1 (1.49%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
4 1 (1.49%) EMV
4 1 (1.49%) Greenfield Project
4 1 (1.49%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 8 (11.94%) Windows
2 6 (8.96%) Linux
3 4 (5.97%) Unix
4 3 (4.48%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 1 (1.49%) CentOS
5 1 (1.49%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 32 (47.76%) Cybersecurity
2 17 (25.37%) Information Security
3 16 (23.88%) Security Operations
4 15 (22.39%) SIEM
5 13 (19.40%) Vulnerability Management
6 12 (17.91%) DevOps
7 11 (16.42%) Mentoring
8 10 (14.93%) DevSecOps
9 9 (13.43%) Agile Software Development
9 9 (13.43%) Risk Management
10 8 (11.94%) Computer Science
10 8 (11.94%) OWASP
10 8 (11.94%) Security Architecture
11 7 (10.45%) Collaborative Working
11 7 (10.45%) Ethical Hacking
11 7 (10.45%) Privileged Access Management
12 6 (8.96%) Penetration Testing
12 6 (8.96%) Protective Monitoring
12 6 (8.96%) Technical Leadership
12 6 (8.96%) Test Strategy
Programming Languages
1 9 (13.43%) C
2 5 (7.46%) PowerShell
3 3 (4.48%) Python
4 2 (2.99%) Java
4 2 (2.99%) SQL
5 1 (1.49%) Bash Shell
5 1 (1.49%) Perl
5 1 (1.49%) PHP
Qualifications
1 20 (29.85%) CISSP
2 19 (28.36%) CISM
3 13 (19.40%) Cisco Certification
4 12 (17.91%) Degree
5 6 (8.96%) SSCP
6 5 (7.46%) Computer Science Degree
7 4 (5.97%) CEH
8 3 (4.48%) CCNP
9 2 (2.99%) ISO 27001 Lead Implementer
10 1 (1.49%) CCSP
10 1 (1.49%) CISA
10 1 (1.49%) CISMP
10 1 (1.49%) CRISC
10 1 (1.49%) GIAC
10 1 (1.49%) PCI QSA
10 1 (1.49%) SANS
10 1 (1.49%) SC Cleared
10 1 (1.49%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 37 (55.22%) GDPR
2 24 (35.82%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 16 (23.88%) NIST
4 15 (22.39%) Cyber Essentials
5 7 (10.45%) NCSC
6 6 (8.96%) SLA
7 5 (7.46%) QA
8 4 (5.97%) NIST 800
9 2 (2.99%) COBIT
9 2 (2.99%) HIPAA
9 2 (2.99%) Sarbanes-Oxley
10 1 (1.49%) Cyber Essentials PLUS
10 1 (1.49%) GAMP
10 1 (1.49%) GRC
10 1 (1.49%) IASME
10 1 (1.49%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
10 1 (1.49%) PA-DSS
System Software
1 9 (13.43%) Docker
2 4 (5.97%) Active Directory
3 1 (1.49%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 11 (16.42%) Ansible
2 9 (13.43%) Kubernetes
3 7 (10.45%) Terraform
4 3 (4.48%) Microsoft Intune
5 1 (1.49%) DatAdvantage
5 1 (1.49%) Microsoft Clustering
Vendors
1 9 (13.43%) Microsoft
2 8 (11.94%) Oracle
3 7 (10.45%) Splunk
4 4 (5.97%) Cisco
4 4 (5.97%) Google
4 4 (5.97%) VMware
5 3 (4.48%) HP
5 3 (4.48%) ProCurve
6 2 (2.99%) Avaya
6 2 (2.99%) CyberArk
6 2 (2.99%) F5
6 2 (2.99%) ForgeRock
6 2 (2.99%) IBM
6 2 (2.99%) Salesforce.com
6 2 (2.99%) SAP
6 2 (2.99%) Workday
7 1 (1.49%) Carbon Black
7 1 (1.49%) Percona
7 1 (1.49%) Varonis
7 1 (1.49%) Zerto