Period
to 17 November 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 17 November 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
17 Nov 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 267 245 241
Rank change year-on-year -22 -4 +42
Permanent jobs citing PCI DSS 69 95 108
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South West 0.68% 0.92% 0.99%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 5.35% 8.45% 8.54%
Number of salaries quoted 53 87 88
South West median annual salary £57,500 £42,500 £57,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +35.29% -26.09% +27.78%
10th Percentile £28,300 £31,000 £36,250
90th Percentile £68,750 £61,000 £75,625
England median annual salary £57,500 £55,000 £55,000
% change year-on-year +4.55% - +4.76%

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 1,290 1,124 1,264
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South West 12.73% 10.86% 11.55%
Number of salaries quoted 941 867 1,037
South West median annual salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +6.25% - -
10th Percentile £25,000 £26,250 £22,500
90th Percentile £65,000 £65,000 £65,000
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 17 November 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 17 November 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 -4 29 £57,500 +35.29% 3
Wiltshire -16 14 £60,000 +81.82% 1
Gloucestershire +20 8 £55,000 -26.67% 1
Dorset -3 7 £56,000 +1.82% 1
Somerset +29 6 £50,000 +11.11%
Devon - 5 £45,000 -
PCI DSS
England

For the 6 months to 17 November 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 55 (79.71%) Information Security
2 46 (66.67%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 31 (44.93%) CISSP
4 25 (36.23%) GDPR
5 23 (33.33%) CISM
6 18 (26.09%) Management Information System
6 18 (26.09%) Data Protection
7 17 (24.64%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
8 15 (21.74%) CISA
8 15 (21.74%) Firewall
8 15 (21.74%) Cybersecurity
9 14 (20.29%) Finance
9 14 (20.29%) Windows
10 13 (18.84%) Continuous Improvement
11 12 (17.39%) ISMS
11 12 (17.39%) Degree
11 12 (17.39%) Information Security Management
11 12 (17.39%) Security Management
12 11 (15.94%) Intrusion Detection
12 11 (15.94%) ITIL
13 10 (14.49%) SDLC
13 10 (14.49%) Cyber Essentials
13 10 (14.49%) Self-Motivation
14 9 (13.04%) Regulatory Compliance
14 9 (13.04%) Internal Audit
14 9 (13.04%) SIEM
14 9 (13.04%) Agile Software Development
15 8 (11.59%) Snort
15 8 (11.59%) CheckPoint
15 8 (11.59%) LogRhythm

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:

Application Platforms
1 3 (4.35%) Confluence
2 2 (2.90%) Skype for Business
3 1 (1.45%) Apache
3 1 (1.45%) Tomcat
Applications
1 2 (2.90%) Spreadsheet
2 1 (1.45%) Microsoft Project
Cloud Services
1 5 (7.25%) Amazon AWS
1 5 (7.25%) Microsoft Azure
2 4 (5.80%) SaaS
3 3 (4.35%) Google Cloud Platform
4 2 (2.90%) Azure Active Directory
4 2 (2.90%) Office 365
5 1 (1.45%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 15 (21.74%) Firewall
2 11 (15.94%) Intrusion Detection
3 7 (10.14%) VPN
4 4 (5.80%) DNS
4 4 (5.80%) HTTPS
4 4 (5.80%) SSL
5 2 (2.90%) LAN
5 2 (2.90%) Skype
5 2 (2.90%) WAN
5 2 (2.90%) Wireless
5 2 (2.90%) WLAN
6 1 (1.45%) DSL
6 1 (1.45%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (5.80%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 5 (7.25%) JIRA
2 2 (2.90%) MSI
3 1 (1.45%) Bitbucket
3 1 (1.45%) Git (software)
3 1 (1.45%) Jenkins
General
1 14 (20.29%) Finance
2 3 (4.35%) Banking
3 2 (2.90%) Legal
3 2 (2.90%) Manufacturing
3 2 (2.90%) Telecoms
4 1 (1.45%) Back Office
4 1 (1.45%) Electronics
4 1 (1.45%) Marketing
4 1 (1.45%) Retail
Job Titles
1 25 (36.23%) Security Manager
2 18 (26.09%) Information Manager
2 18 (26.09%) Information Security Manager
3 16 (23.19%) Consultant
3 16 (23.19%) Information Security Consultant
3 16 (23.19%) Security Consultant
4 9 (13.04%) Analyst
5 7 (10.14%) Security Analyst
5 7 (10.14%) Senior Consultant
5 7 (10.14%) Senior Information Security Consultant
5 7 (10.14%) Senior Security Consultant
6 5 (7.25%) Operational Security Manager
6 5 (7.25%) Operations Manager
6 5 (7.25%) Security Operations Manager
7 4 (5.80%) Developer
7 4 (5.80%) Information Analyst
7 4 (5.80%) Information Security Analyst
7 4 (5.80%) Junior
7 4 (5.80%) Junior Developer
7 4 (5.80%) Junior Software Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (5.80%) .NET
2 3 (4.35%) Web Services
3 1 (1.45%) Spring
3 1 (1.45%) Spring Boot
Miscellaneous
1 18 (26.09%) Management Information System
2 10 (14.49%) Self-Motivation
3 8 (11.59%) Analytical Skills
4 3 (4.35%) Data Centre
5 2 (2.90%) NHS
5 2 (2.90%) Smart City
6 1 (1.45%) Cyberattack
Operating Systems
1 14 (20.29%) Windows
2 7 (10.14%) Unix
3 4 (5.80%) Linux
4 2 (2.90%) Mac OS X
4 2 (2.90%) Windows Server
5 1 (1.45%) Android
5 1 (1.45%) Apple iOS
5 1 (1.45%) CentOS
5 1 (1.45%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 1 (1.45%) Ubuntu
5 1 (1.45%) Windows 10
5 1 (1.45%) Windows 7
5 1 (1.45%) Windows 8
5 1 (1.45%) Windows Phone
Processes & Methodologies
1 55 (79.71%) Information Security
2 18 (26.09%) Data Protection
3 15 (21.74%) Cybersecurity
4 13 (18.84%) Continuous Improvement
5 12 (17.39%) Information Security Management
5 12 (17.39%) ISMS
5 12 (17.39%) Security Management
6 11 (15.94%) ITIL
7 10 (14.49%) SDLC
8 9 (13.04%) Agile Software Development
8 9 (13.04%) Internal Audit
8 9 (13.04%) Regulatory Compliance
8 9 (13.04%) SIEM
9 7 (10.14%) Collaborative Working
9 7 (10.14%) Information Assurance
9 7 (10.14%) Security Architecture
10 6 (8.70%) Risk Assessment
10 6 (8.70%) Risk Management
10 6 (8.70%) Security Operations
10 6 (8.70%) Vulnerability Management
Programming Languages
1 5 (7.25%) Java
2 4 (5.80%) C#
2 4 (5.80%) C++
2 4 (5.80%) SQL
3 1 (1.45%) Bash Shell
3 1 (1.45%) C
3 1 (1.45%) Perl
3 1 (1.45%) Python
3 1 (1.45%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 31 (44.93%) CISSP
2 23 (33.33%) CISM
3 15 (21.74%) CISA
4 12 (17.39%) Degree
5 7 (10.14%) PCI QSA
6 5 (7.25%) Cisco Certification
7 4 (5.80%) CISMP
8 3 (4.35%) CCNA
8 3 (4.35%) CompTIA Security+
8 3 (4.35%) CRISC
8 3 (4.35%) ISO 27001 Lead Auditor
8 3 (4.35%) MCP
8 3 (4.35%) Microsoft Certification
9 2 (2.90%) MCTS
9 2 (2.90%) RHCE
9 2 (2.90%) RHCSA
9 2 (2.90%) Security Cleared
10 1 (1.45%) CCNP
10 1 (1.45%) MCSA
10 1 (1.45%) MCSE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 46 (66.67%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 25 (36.23%) GDPR
3 17 (24.64%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
4 10 (14.49%) Cyber Essentials
5 5 (7.25%) Cyber Essentials PLUS
6 4 (5.80%) QA
7 3 (4.35%) ISO 9001
7 3 (4.35%) SLA
System Software
1 8 (11.59%) Snort
2 4 (5.80%) Active Directory
3 2 (2.90%) Microsoft App-V
Systems Management
1 5 (7.25%) FortiGate
1 5 (7.25%) OSSEC
2 4 (5.80%) AirWatch
2 4 (5.80%) Microsoft Intune
3 2 (2.90%) SCCM
3 2 (2.90%) SCOM
3 2 (2.90%) SCOrch
3 2 (2.90%) SCVMM
3 2 (2.90%) WSUS
4 1 (1.45%) FreeIPA
4 1 (1.45%) Nagios
4 1 (1.45%) Puppet
4 1 (1.45%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 8 (11.59%) CheckPoint
1 8 (11.59%) LogRhythm
2 6 (8.70%) Microsoft
3 5 (7.25%) Cisco
4 4 (5.80%) Atlassian
4 4 (5.80%) Google
5 3 (4.35%) Qualys
6 2 (2.90%) Apple
6 2 (2.90%) Red Hat
7 1 (1.45%) SAP
7 1 (1.45%) Sun
7 1 (1.45%) Thales
7 1 (1.45%) VMware