Period
to 22 February 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 22 February 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
22 Feb 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 260 270 296
Rank change year-on-year +10 +26 -36
Permanent jobs citing PCI DSS 75 67 54
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South West 0.73% 0.64% 0.46%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 6.00% 5.95% 3.87%
Number of salaries quoted 66 60 53
South West median annual salary £45,000 £57,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -21.74% +27.78% -9.09%
10th Percentile £31,000 £36,250 £31,500
90th Percentile £66,250 £80,000 £80,000
England median annual salary £58,000 £55,000 £53,000
% change year-on-year +5.45% +3.77% +6.00%

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 1,250 1,126 1,396
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South West 12.23% 10.82% 11.97%
Number of salaries quoted 900 925 1,121
South West median annual salary £41,000 £40,000 £41,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +2.50% -2.44% +6.49%
10th Percentile £26,250 £23,000 £24,000
90th Percentile £67,500 £65,000 £65,000
England median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £47,500
% change year-on-year +5.26% - +5.56%

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 22 February 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 22 February 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 +9 35 £45,000 +20.00% 1
Wiltshire -10 18 £32,750 -45.42% 4
Gloucestershire +37 7 £72,000 +20.00% 1
Somerset +9 4 £47,500 +15.15%
Cornwall -20 4 £38,500 -14.44%
Devon - 3 £49,500 -
PCI DSS
England

For the 6 months to 22 February 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 48 (64.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 40 (53.33%) Information Security
3 23 (30.67%) GDPR
4 20 (26.67%) CISSP
5 19 (25.33%) Finance
6 17 (22.67%) ITIL
6 17 (22.67%) Microsoft
7 16 (21.33%) Firewall
8 15 (20.00%) LAN
8 15 (20.00%) Cybersecurity
9 14 (18.67%) Data Protection
10 13 (17.33%) Cisco
10 13 (17.33%) Windows
11 12 (16.00%) WAN
11 12 (16.00%) CISM
12 11 (14.67%) Risk Management
12 11 (14.67%) Penetration Testing
13 10 (13.33%) VPN
14 9 (12.00%) Intrusion Detection
14 9 (12.00%) Data Protection Act
15 8 (10.67%) Retail
15 8 (10.67%) Change Management
15 8 (10.67%) VMware
15 8 (10.67%) CCNA
15 8 (10.67%) PRINCE2
15 8 (10.67%) SQL
15 8 (10.67%) Cisco Certification
15 8 (10.67%) Project Management
16 7 (9.33%) SQL Server
16 7 (9.33%) Active Directory

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 5 (6.67%) Tomcat
2 2 (2.67%) Apache
3 1 (1.33%) Confluence
3 1 (1.33%) Elasticsearch
3 1 (1.33%) JBoss
3 1 (1.33%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 1 (1.33%) HipChat
1 1 (1.33%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 3 (4.00%) Amazon AWS
1 3 (4.00%) Microsoft Azure
2 2 (2.67%) SaaS
3 1 (1.33%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 16 (21.33%) Firewall
2 15 (20.00%) LAN
3 12 (16.00%) WAN
4 10 (13.33%) VPN
5 9 (12.00%) Intrusion Detection
6 7 (9.33%) Wireless
7 6 (8.00%) DHCP
8 5 (6.67%) Network Security
9 4 (5.33%) VLAN
9 4 (5.33%) Wireless Security
10 3 (4.00%) Cisco ASA
10 3 (4.00%) DNS
10 3 (4.00%) IP Telephony
10 3 (4.00%) VoIP
10 3 (4.00%) Wi-Fi
11 2 (2.67%) Cisco IOS
11 2 (2.67%) NX-OS
12 1 (1.33%) SAN
12 1 (1.33%) SMS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (9.33%) SQL Server
2 1 (1.33%) Apache Cassandra
2 1 (1.33%) Big Data
2 1 (1.33%) Flink
2 1 (1.33%) Infinispan
2 1 (1.33%) MySQL
2 1 (1.33%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 5 (6.67%) JIRA
2 4 (5.33%) Team Foundation Server
2 4 (5.33%) Zephyr
3 1 (1.33%) Atlassian Bamboo
General
1 19 (25.33%) Finance
2 8 (10.67%) Retail
3 5 (6.67%) Telecoms
4 3 (4.00%) Legal
4 3 (4.00%) Marketing
5 2 (2.67%) Electronics
5 2 (2.67%) Manufacturing
6 1 (1.33%) Advertising
6 1 (1.33%) Law
Job Titles
1 15 (20.00%) Analyst
2 10 (13.33%) Security Analyst
3 8 (10.67%) Consultant
3 8 (10.67%) Security Consultant
3 8 (10.67%) Security Officer
4 7 (9.33%) Information Analyst
4 7 (9.33%) Information Security Analyst
4 7 (9.33%) Network Engineer
5 6 (8.00%) Information Officer
5 6 (8.00%) Information Security Officer
5 6 (8.00%) Systems Manager
6 5 (6.67%) Information Security Consultant
6 5 (6.67%) Support Engineer
7 4 (5.33%) Head of IT
7 4 (5.33%) IT Analyst
7 4 (5.33%) Linux Engineer
7 4 (5.33%) Security Manager
7 4 (5.33%) Software Tester
7 4 (5.33%) Tester
8 3 (4.00%) Infrastructure Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (5.33%) EDI
2 1 (1.33%) ActiveMQ
2 1 (1.33%) HornetQ
2 1 (1.33%) Kafka
2 1 (1.33%) LAMP
2 1 (1.33%) LAPP Stack
2 1 (1.33%) Node.js
2 1 (1.33%) Spring
2 1 (1.33%) Spring Boot
2 1 (1.33%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 9 (12.00%) Data Protection Act
2 4 (5.33%) Analytical Skills
2 4 (5.33%) Cyberthreat
2 4 (5.33%) EPoS
2 4 (5.33%) Management Information System
3 3 (4.00%) Public Cloud
4 2 (2.67%) Computer Science
5 1 (1.33%) CESG
5 1 (1.33%) Cybercrime
Operating Systems
1 13 (17.33%) Windows
2 5 (6.67%) Linux
2 5 (6.67%) Windows Server
3 4 (5.33%) Windows 7
3 4 (5.33%) Windows 8
3 4 (5.33%) Windows Server 2008
4 3 (4.00%) Windows 10
4 3 (4.00%) Windows Server 2003
4 3 (4.00%) Windows Server 2012
4 3 (4.00%) Windows XP
5 2 (2.67%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 2 (2.67%) Unix
6 1 (1.33%) CentOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 40 (53.33%) Information Security
2 17 (22.67%) ITIL
3 15 (20.00%) Cybersecurity
4 14 (18.67%) Data Protection
5 11 (14.67%) Penetration Testing
5 11 (14.67%) Risk Management
6 8 (10.67%) Change Management
6 8 (10.67%) PRINCE2
6 8 (10.67%) Project Management
7 7 (9.33%) Line Management
7 7 (9.33%) Performance Management
7 7 (9.33%) Service Management
8 6 (8.00%) DevOps
8 6 (8.00%) Scrum
9 5 (6.67%) Agile Software Development
9 5 (6.67%) Risk Assessment
9 5 (6.67%) Scenario Testing
10 4 (5.33%) Patch Management
10 4 (5.33%) Security Patching
10 4 (5.33%) Software Testing
Programming Languages
1 8 (10.67%) SQL
2 1 (1.33%) Bash Shell
2 1 (1.33%) Groovy
2 1 (1.33%) Java
2 1 (1.33%) JavaScript
2 1 (1.33%) PHP
2 1 (1.33%) Python
Qualifications
1 20 (26.67%) CISSP
2 12 (16.00%) CISM
3 8 (10.67%) CCNA
3 8 (10.67%) Cisco Certification
4 5 (6.67%) CESG Certified Professional
5 4 (5.33%) GIAC
5 4 (5.33%) ISO 27001 Lead Auditor
5 4 (5.33%) ISTQB
5 4 (5.33%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
6 3 (4.00%) CCNP
6 3 (4.00%) ISO 27001 Lead Implementer
6 3 (4.00%) Microsoft Certification
7 2 (2.67%) CISA
7 2 (2.67%) CISMP
7 2 (2.67%) Degree
7 2 (2.67%) PCI QSA
8 1 (1.33%) CRISC
8 1 (1.33%) RHCE
8 1 (1.33%) SC Cleared
8 1 (1.33%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 48 (64.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 23 (30.67%) GDPR
3 6 (8.00%) COBIT
4 5 (6.67%) Cyber Essentials
4 5 (6.67%) QA
5 4 (5.33%) ISO 22301
5 4 (5.33%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
6 2 (2.67%) Sarbanes-Oxley
7 1 (1.33%) ISO 9001
7 1 (1.33%) JSP 440
7 1 (1.33%) NIST 800
7 1 (1.33%) RMADS
7 1 (1.33%) Solvency II
System Software
1 7 (9.33%) Active Directory
1 7 (9.33%) VMware Infrastructure
2 6 (8.00%) Hyper-V
3 4 (5.33%) vSphere
4 3 (4.00%) Snort
5 1 (1.33%) Apache ZooKeeper
5 1 (1.33%) Gluster
5 1 (1.33%) iptables
5 1 (1.33%) KVM
5 1 (1.33%) VirtualBox
5 1 (1.33%) XenApp
5 1 (1.33%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 5 (6.67%) Puppet
2 3 (4.00%) WSUS
2 3 (4.00%) ZABBIX
3 2 (2.67%) FortiGate
3 2 (2.67%) OSSEC
4 1 (1.33%) Check_MK
4 1 (1.33%) Computer Emergency Response Teams
4 1 (1.33%) Grafana
4 1 (1.33%) Graylog
4 1 (1.33%) Host Intrusion Detection System
4 1 (1.33%) Kibana
4 1 (1.33%) McAfee ePO
4 1 (1.33%) Nagios
4 1 (1.33%) Pingdom
Vendors
1 17 (22.67%) Microsoft
2 13 (17.33%) Cisco
3 8 (10.67%) VMware
4 4 (5.33%) Elavon
4 4 (5.33%) Oracle
4 4 (5.33%) SolarWinds
5 3 (4.00%) AlienVault
5 3 (4.00%) CheckPoint
5 3 (4.00%) Dell
5 3 (4.00%) LogRhythm
5 3 (4.00%) Meraki
5 3 (4.00%) NETGEAR
5 3 (4.00%) Siemens
5 3 (4.00%) SonicWALL
6 2 (2.67%) SAP
7 1 (1.33%) Citrix
7 1 (1.33%) HP
7 1 (1.33%) McAfee
7 1 (1.33%) Mitel
7 1 (1.33%) Red Hat