Period
to 23 November 2017

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 23 November 2017 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
23 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 243 242 279
Rank change year-on-year -1 +37 +20
Permanent jobs citing PCI DSS 96 105 79
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South West 0.93% 0.96% 0.67%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 8.38% 8.46% 5.28%
Number of salaries quoted 87 86 72
South West median annual salary £42,500 £56,250 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -24.44% +25.00% -10.00%
10th Percentile £31,000 £36,250 £31,250
90th Percentile £58,500 £76,250 £67,250
England median annual salary £55,000 £55,000 £52,500
% change year-on-year - +4.76% +9.38%

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 1145 1241 1496
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South West 11.14% 11.37% 12.65%
Number of salaries quoted 876 1011 1223
South West median annual salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
10th Percentile £26,250 £22,500 £22,550
90th Percentile £65,000 £65,000 £60,000
England median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £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 23 November 2017.

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 23 November 2017. 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 +12 48 £42,500 - 3
Wiltshire -9 24 £33,000 -45.00%
Somerset +4 10 £45,000 +38.46%
Gloucestershire +2 5 £75,000 +25.00% 2
Cornwall +7 4 £38,500 - 1
Dorset -6 1 £55,000 -4.35%
Devon - 1 £49,500 -
PCI DSS
England

For the 6 months to 23 November 2017, IT jobs citing PCI DSS also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the South West region with a requirement for PCI DSS.

1 56 (58.33%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 49 (51.04%) Information Security
3 30 (31.25%) Cybersecurity
4 28 (29.17%) CISSP
4 28 (29.17%) Microsoft
4 28 (29.17%) Firewall
5 27 (28.13%) Finance
5 27 (28.13%) LAN
6 25 (26.04%) Data Protection
7 24 (25.00%) Cisco
7 24 (25.00%) VPN
7 24 (25.00%) GDPR
8 23 (23.96%) Windows
9 22 (22.92%) WAN
10 21 (21.88%) Cisco Certification
10 21 (21.88%) CCNA
10 21 (21.88%) VMware
11 20 (20.83%) VMware Infrastructure
12 18 (18.75%) ITIL
13 15 (15.63%) DHCP
13 15 (15.63%) Active Directory
13 15 (15.63%) CISM
13 15 (15.63%) Data Protection Act
14 14 (14.58%) Penetration Testing
15 13 (13.54%) Network Security
15 13 (13.54%) vSphere
15 13 (13.54%) Retail
15 13 (13.54%) CCNP
15 13 (13.54%) SQL
15 13 (13.54%) Windows Server

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 7 (7.29%) Tomcat
2 2 (2.08%) Apache
3 1 (1.04%) Confluence
3 1 (1.04%) Elasticsearch
3 1 (1.04%) JBoss
3 1 (1.04%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 1 (1.04%) HipChat
Cloud Services
1 7 (7.29%) Amazon AWS
1 7 (7.29%) Microsoft Azure
2 2 (2.08%) Office 365
3 1 (1.04%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 28 (29.17%) Firewall
2 27 (28.13%) LAN
3 24 (25.00%) VPN
4 22 (22.92%) WAN
5 15 (15.63%) DHCP
6 13 (13.54%) Network Security
7 10 (10.42%) DNS
7 10 (10.42%) Wireless
8 7 (7.29%) Software-Defined Networking
8 7 (7.29%) Wireless Security
9 5 (5.21%) IP Telephony
10 4 (4.17%) Intrusion Detection
11 3 (3.13%) SMS
11 3 (3.13%) VLAN
11 3 (3.13%) VoIP
11 3 (3.13%) Wi-Fi
12 2 (2.08%) Cisco ISE
13 1 (1.04%) Cisco ASA
13 1 (1.04%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (11.46%) SQL Server
2 3 (3.13%) Data Warehouse
3 1 (1.04%) Apache Cassandra
3 1 (1.04%) Big Data
3 1 (1.04%) Flink
3 1 (1.04%) Infinispan
3 1 (1.04%) MySQL
3 1 (1.04%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 8 (8.33%) JIRA
2 7 (7.29%) Team Foundation Server
2 7 (7.29%) Zephyr
3 1 (1.04%) Atlassian Bamboo
General
1 27 (28.13%) Finance
2 13 (13.54%) Retail
3 5 (5.21%) Law
3 5 (5.21%) Marketing
4 4 (4.17%) Telecoms
5 1 (1.04%) Advertising
5 1 (1.04%) Electronics
5 1 (1.04%) Legal
5 1 (1.04%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 29 (30.21%) Analyst
2 23 (23.96%) Security Analyst
3 15 (15.63%) Information Analyst
3 15 (15.63%) Information Security Analyst
4 9 (9.38%) Security Officer
5 8 (8.33%) Cybersecurity Analyst
6 7 (7.29%) Cybersecurity Specialist
6 7 (7.29%) IT Analyst
6 7 (7.29%) Security Specialist
6 7 (7.29%) Software Tester
6 7 (7.29%) Systems Manager
6 7 (7.29%) Tester
7 6 (6.25%) Consultant
7 6 (6.25%) Information Officer
7 6 (6.25%) Information Security Officer
7 6 (6.25%) Linux Engineer
7 6 (6.25%) Network Engineer
7 6 (6.25%) Security Consultant
7 6 (6.25%) Support Engineer
8 5 (5.21%) Infrastructure Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (4.17%) EDI
1 4 (4.17%) Web Services
2 1 (1.04%) ActiveMQ
2 1 (1.04%) HornetQ
2 1 (1.04%) Kafka
2 1 (1.04%) LAMP
2 1 (1.04%) LAPP Stack
2 1 (1.04%) Node.js
2 1 (1.04%) Spring
2 1 (1.04%) Spring Boot
Miscellaneous
1 15 (15.63%) Data Protection Act
2 8 (8.33%) Analytical Skills
3 7 (7.29%) Management Information System
4 5 (5.21%) Cybercrime
4 5 (5.21%) Data Centre
5 4 (4.17%) Cyberthreat
5 4 (4.17%) EPoS
6 3 (3.13%) Tandem
7 2 (2.08%) Computer Science
7 2 (2.08%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
8 1 (1.04%) Smartcard
Operating Systems
1 23 (23.96%) Windows
2 13 (13.54%) Windows Server
3 12 (12.50%) Windows Server 2003
3 12 (12.50%) Windows Server 2008
4 9 (9.38%) Linux
5 8 (8.33%) Windows 7
5 8 (8.33%) Windows Server 2012
6 5 (5.21%) Windows 10
6 5 (5.21%) Windows 8
6 5 (5.21%) Windows XP
7 2 (2.08%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 1 (1.04%) CentOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 49 (51.04%) Information Security
2 30 (31.25%) Cybersecurity
3 25 (26.04%) Data Protection
4 18 (18.75%) ITIL
5 14 (14.58%) Penetration Testing
6 12 (12.50%) Ethical Hacking
6 12 (12.50%) PRINCE2
6 12 (12.50%) Project Management
6 12 (12.50%) Risk Management
6 12 (12.50%) Scenario Testing
7 11 (11.46%) Vulnerability Management
8 10 (10.42%) Test Management
9 9 (9.38%) Change Management
9 9 (9.38%) Scrum
10 8 (8.33%) Agile Software Development
10 8 (8.33%) DevOps
10 8 (8.33%) Line Management
10 8 (8.33%) Service Management
11 7 (7.29%) IT Strategy
11 7 (7.29%) Security Patching
Programming Languages
1 13 (13.54%) SQL
2 1 (1.04%) Bash Shell
2 1 (1.04%) Groovy
2 1 (1.04%) Java
2 1 (1.04%) JavaScript
2 1 (1.04%) PHP
2 1 (1.04%) Python
Qualifications
1 28 (29.17%) CISSP
2 21 (21.88%) CCNA
2 21 (21.88%) Cisco Certification
3 15 (15.63%) CISM
4 13 (13.54%) CCNP
5 10 (10.42%) ISO 27001 Lead Implementer
5 10 (10.42%) SSCP
6 7 (7.29%) ISO 27001 Lead Auditor
6 7 (7.29%) ISTQB
6 7 (7.29%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
6 7 (7.29%) Network+ Certification
6 7 (7.29%) Novell Certification
6 7 (7.29%) SANS
6 7 (7.29%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
7 6 (6.25%) Microsoft Certification
8 3 (3.13%) MCITP
8 3 (3.13%) MCTS
9 2 (2.08%) CISMP
9 2 (2.08%) Degree
9 2 (2.08%) PCI QSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 56 (58.33%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 24 (25.00%) GDPR
3 10 (10.42%) ISO 22301
4 8 (8.33%) QA
5 5 (5.21%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
6 3 (3.13%) Cyber Essentials
7 2 (2.08%) COBIT
7 2 (2.08%) Sarbanes-Oxley
8 1 (1.04%) ISO 9001
8 1 (1.04%) JSP 440
8 1 (1.04%) RMADS
8 1 (1.04%) Solvency II
System Software
1 20 (20.83%) VMware Infrastructure
2 15 (15.63%) Active Directory
3 13 (13.54%) vSphere
4 8 (8.33%) Hyper-V
5 7 (7.29%) VMware ESXi
6 1 (1.04%) Apache ZooKeeper
6 1 (1.04%) Gluster
6 1 (1.04%) iptables
6 1 (1.04%) KVM
6 1 (1.04%) Snort
6 1 (1.04%) VirtualBox
6 1 (1.04%) XenApp
6 1 (1.04%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 7 (7.29%) Puppet
2 5 (5.21%) WSUS
2 5 (5.21%) ZABBIX
3 4 (4.17%) Computer Emergency Response Teams
4 3 (3.13%) Host Intrusion Detection System
5 1 (1.04%) Check_MK
5 1 (1.04%) Grafana
5 1 (1.04%) Graylog
5 1 (1.04%) Kibana
5 1 (1.04%) McAfee ePO
5 1 (1.04%) Nagios
5 1 (1.04%) Pingdom
Vendors
1 28 (29.17%) Microsoft
2 24 (25.00%) Cisco
3 21 (21.88%) VMware
4 10 (10.42%) Dell
4 10 (10.42%) SonicWALL
5 6 (6.25%) Oracle
6 5 (5.21%) AlienVault
7 4 (4.17%) Capita
7 4 (4.17%) Elavon
7 4 (4.17%) SolarWinds
8 3 (3.13%) Meraki
8 3 (3.13%) NETGEAR
8 3 (3.13%) Siemens
9 2 (2.08%) ArcSight
9 2 (2.08%) CyberArk
9 2 (2.08%) Forcepoint
10 1 (1.04%) 3PAR
10 1 (1.04%) Infobright
10 1 (1.04%) LogRhythm
10 1 (1.04%) New Relic