Period
to 19 August 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in the South West 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 August 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Payment Card Industry Data Security Standard (PCI DSS)
England > South West
6 months to
19 Aug 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 278 271 234
Rank change year-on-year -7 -37 +30
Permanent jobs citing PCI DSS 48 70 108
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South West 0.46% 0.67% 0.99%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 3.55% 6.39% 8.79%
Number of salaries quoted 42 90 93
South West median annual salary £56,750 £55,000 £55,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +3.18% - +20.88%
10th Percentile £31,625 £35,750 £31,250
90th Percentile £68,750 £75,000 £74,750
England median annual salary £58,750 £55,000 £55,000
% change year-on-year +6.82% - +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 West with a requirement for quality assurance or compliance skills.

All Quality Assurance and Compliance Skills
South West
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for quality assurance or compliance skills 1,352 1,095 1,229
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South West 12.99% 10.54% 11.28%
Number of salaries quoted 995 863 1,040
South West median annual salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +6.25% +6.67%
10th Percentile £25,000 £25,750 £23,125
90th Percentile £65,000 £66,250 £67,500
England median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £50,000

PCI DSS
Job Vacancy Trend in the South West

Job postings citing PCI DSS as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in the South West.

Job vacancy trend for PCI DSS in the South West

PCI DSS
Salary Trend in the South West

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing PCI DSS in the South West.

Salary trend for PCI DSS in the South West

PCI DSS
Salary Histogram in the South West

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing PCI DSS in the South West over the 6 months to 19 August 2018.

Salary histogram for PCI DSS in the South West

PCI DSS
Job Locations in the South West

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 West region over the 6 months to 19 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
Bristol +6 22 £57,500 +43.75% 7
Wiltshire -19 9 £55,000 +57.14% 2
Gloucestershire - 8 £67,500 - 2
Somerset +21 3 £45,000 -25.00% 1
Dorset -37 3 £56,000 +1.82%
Devon - 2 £41,250 -
Cornwall -6 1 - -
PCI DSS
England

For the 6 months to 19 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 West region with a requirement for PCI DSS.

1 36 (75.00%) Information Security
2 27 (56.25%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 25 (52.08%) CISSP
4 12 (25.00%) Management Information System
5 11 (22.92%) Firewall
5 11 (22.92%) GDPR
6 10 (20.83%) CISM
7 9 (18.75%) Intrusion Detection
8 8 (16.67%) Data Protection
8 8 (16.67%) Cybersecurity
8 8 (16.67%) Windows
8 8 (16.67%) ISO 9001
8 8 (16.67%) Cyber Essentials
9 7 (14.58%) Security Operations
9 7 (14.58%) VPN
9 7 (14.58%) CheckPoint
9 7 (14.58%) CISA
9 7 (14.58%) FortiGate
9 7 (14.58%) LogRhythm
9 7 (14.58%) Continuous Improvement
9 7 (14.58%) OSSEC
9 7 (14.58%) Security Architecture
9 7 (14.58%) Snort
9 7 (14.58%) CISMP
9 7 (14.58%) Degree
10 6 (12.50%) Capita
10 6 (12.50%) Banking
10 6 (12.50%) Finance
10 6 (12.50%) Unix
10 6 (12.50%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)

PCI DSS
Co-occurring IT Skills in the South West 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:

Applications
1 1 (2.08%) Microsoft Office
1 1 (2.08%) Microsoft Project
Cloud Services
1 1 (2.08%) Office 365
1 1 (2.08%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 11 (22.92%) Firewall
2 9 (18.75%) Intrusion Detection
3 7 (14.58%) VPN
4 4 (8.33%) DNS
4 4 (8.33%) HTTPS
4 4 (8.33%) SSL
5 2 (4.17%) Cisco ASA
5 2 (4.17%) Cisco IOS
5 2 (4.17%) Network Security
5 2 (4.17%) NX-OS
6 1 (2.08%) LAN
6 1 (2.08%) VLAN
6 1 (2.08%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (8.33%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 1 (2.08%) JIRA
General
1 6 (12.50%) Banking
1 6 (12.50%) Finance
2 2 (4.17%) Retail
2 2 (4.17%) Telecoms
3 1 (2.08%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 17 (35.42%) Security Manager
2 10 (20.83%) Consultant
2 10 (20.83%) Information Security Consultant
2 10 (20.83%) Security Consultant
3 8 (16.67%) Information Manager
3 8 (16.67%) Information Security Manager
4 7 (14.58%) Operational Security Manager
4 7 (14.58%) Operations Manager
4 7 (14.58%) Security Operations Manager
5 5 (10.42%) Analyst
6 4 (8.33%) Developer
6 4 (8.33%) IT Manager
6 4 (8.33%) Junior
6 4 (8.33%) Junior Developer
6 4 (8.33%) Junior Software Developer
6 4 (8.33%) Software Developer
7 3 (6.25%) Information Analyst
7 3 (6.25%) Information Security Analyst
7 3 (6.25%) Security Analyst
8 2 (4.17%) Compliance Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (8.33%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 12 (25.00%) Management Information System
2 6 (12.50%) Self-Motivation
3 2 (4.17%) NHS
3 2 (4.17%) Public Cloud
3 2 (4.17%) Smart City
4 1 (2.08%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 8 (16.67%) Windows
2 6 (12.50%) Unix
3 1 (2.08%) Linux
3 1 (2.08%) Windows 7
3 1 (2.08%) Windows 8
3 1 (2.08%) Windows Server
3 1 (2.08%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 36 (75.00%) Information Security
2 8 (16.67%) Cybersecurity
2 8 (16.67%) Data Protection
3 7 (14.58%) Continuous Improvement
3 7 (14.58%) Security Architecture
3 7 (14.58%) Security Operations
4 6 (12.50%) Security Monitoring
5 5 (10.42%) Risk Management
6 4 (8.33%) Agile Software Development
6 4 (8.33%) Internal Audit
6 4 (8.33%) ITIL
6 4 (8.33%) Logistics
6 4 (8.33%) Mentoring
6 4 (8.33%) OO
6 4 (8.33%) SDLC
7 3 (6.25%) Process Management
7 3 (6.25%) Project Management
7 3 (6.25%) Regulatory Compliance
8 2 (4.17%) Information Security Management
8 2 (4.17%) Security Management
Programming Languages
1 4 (8.33%) C#
1 4 (8.33%) C++
1 4 (8.33%) Java
1 4 (8.33%) SQL
2 1 (2.08%) C
Qualifications
1 25 (52.08%) CISSP
2 10 (20.83%) CISM
3 7 (14.58%) CISA
3 7 (14.58%) CISMP
3 7 (14.58%) Degree
4 6 (12.50%) ISO 27001 Lead Auditor
5 5 (10.42%) PCI QSA
6 1 (2.08%) Cisco Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 27 (56.25%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 11 (22.92%) GDPR
3 8 (16.67%) Cyber Essentials
3 8 (16.67%) ISO 9001
4 6 (12.50%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
5 2 (4.17%) ISO 31000
5 2 (4.17%) ISO/IEC 20000
5 2 (4.17%) PMO
5 2 (4.17%) QA
6 1 (2.08%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 7 (14.58%) Snort
2 1 (2.08%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 7 (14.58%) FortiGate
1 7 (14.58%) OSSEC
2 1 (2.08%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 7 (14.58%) CheckPoint
1 7 (14.58%) LogRhythm
2 6 (12.50%) Capita
3 3 (6.25%) Cisco
3 3 (6.25%) Microsoft
4 1 (2.08%) Atlassian
4 1 (2.08%) Qualys
4 1 (2.08%) Red Hat
4 1 (2.08%) Sun
4 1 (2.08%) Thales