The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Chip and PIN in permanent job vacancies. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited Chip and PIN over the 3 months to 26 March 2017 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
26 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Chip and PIN
UK
Rank 843 939 920
Rank change year-on-year +96 -19  
Permanent jobs citing Chip and PIN 17 17 46
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.020% 0.016% 0.043%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.053% 0.040% 0.11%
Number of salaries quoted 16 15 37
Median salary £62,250 £56,600 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +9.98% +25.77%  
90% offered a salary of more than £19,000 £23,500 £20,900
10% offered a salary of more than £77,375 £69,000 £105,000
UK excluding London median salary £41,000 £51,000 £48,250
% change year-on-year -19.60% +5.69%  

Chip and PIN is in the generic IT skills category. The next table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all permanent job vacancies with a requirement for generic IT skills.

Generic IT Skills
UK
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for generic IT skills 32227 42353 41407
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the UK 38.39% 40.97% 38.90%
Number of salaries quoted 25923 33810 32696
Median salary £50,000 £50,000 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - +5.26%  
90% offered a salary of more than £29,000 £30,000 £28,000
10% offered a salary of more than £80,000 £75,000 £77,500
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year - +6.25%  

Chip and PIN
Job Vacancy Trend

The job posting trend of jobs advertised citing Chip and PIN as a proportion of all permanent or contract IT jobs with a match in the Miscellaneous category.

Job vacancy trend for Chip and PIN in the UK

Chip and PIN
Salary Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Chip and PIN.

Salary trend for Chip and PIN in the UK

Chip and PIN
Salary Histogram

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Chip and PIN over the 3 months to 26 March 2017.

Salary histogram for Chip and PIN in the UK

Chip and PIN
Top 12 Job Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Chip and PIN within the UK over the 3 months to 26 March 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
England +107 16 £64,500 +13.95%
London +78 9 £71,875 +26.98%
South East +65 6 £57,500 +121.15%
Berkshire - 4 £58,750 -
Hampshire - 2 £19,000 -
Reading - 2 £57,500 -
Ascot - 2 £60,000 -
Basingstoke - 2 £19,000 -
East of England +20 1 £24,500 -59.16%
Chiswick - 1 £64,500 -
Luton - 1 £24,500 -
Bedfordshire - 1 £24,500 -

Chip and PIN
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 26 March 2017, IT jobs citing Chip and PIN also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads with a requirement for Chip and PIN.

1 15 (39.47%) MS Office
1 15 (39.47%) Active Directory
2 14 (36.84%) EPoS
3 13 (34.21%) Microsoft
4 12 (31.58%) Cisco
4 12 (31.58%) SAP
4 12 (31.58%) C
4 12 (31.58%) CAD
4 12 (31.58%) Wi-Fi
4 12 (31.58%) Retail
4 12 (31.58%) Polycom
4 12 (31.58%) RedPrairie
5 7 (18.42%) Finance
6 5 (13.16%) Project Management
6 5 (13.16%) EMV
7 4 (10.53%) Marketing
7 4 (10.53%) Smartcard
7 4 (10.53%) Windows
8 3 (7.89%) Process Management
8 3 (7.89%) LAN
8 3 (7.89%) E-Commerce
8 3 (7.89%) SLA
8 3 (7.89%) Project Planning
8 3 (7.89%) Degree
8 3 (7.89%) VeriFone
8 3 (7.89%) Office 365
8 3 (7.89%) Performance Management
8 3 (7.89%) FMCG
8 3 (7.89%) Budget Control
8 3 (7.89%) Line Management

Chip and PIN
Top Related IT Skills 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 2 (5.26%) GroupWise
Applications
1 15 (39.47%) MS Office
2 1 (2.63%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 3 (7.89%) Office 365
2 2 (5.26%) SaaS
3 1 (2.63%) Sage Pay
Communications & Networking
1 12 (31.58%) Wi-Fi
2 3 (7.89%) LAN
3 2 (5.26%) Firewall
3 2 (5.26%) Internet
3 2 (5.26%) NFC
3 2 (5.26%) PABX
3 2 (5.26%) SAN
3 2 (5.26%) VLAN
3 2 (5.26%) VPN
3 2 (5.26%) WLAN
4 1 (2.63%) ATM
4 1 (2.63%) ISDN
4 1 (2.63%) PSTN
4 1 (2.63%) VoIP
4 1 (2.63%) WAN
4 1 (2.63%) X.25
General
1 12 (31.58%) Retail
2 7 (18.42%) Finance
3 4 (10.53%) Marketing
4 1 (2.63%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 14 (36.84%) Analyst
2 12 (31.58%) Help Desk Analyst
2 12 (31.58%) Service Analyst
2 12 (31.58%) Service Desk Analyst
3 10 (26.32%) IT Manager
4 8 (21.05%) 1st Line Service Desk Analyst
4 8 (21.05%) 1st Line Support
4 8 (21.05%) 1st Line Support Analyst
4 8 (21.05%) First Line Help Desk Analyst
4 8 (21.05%) First Line Help Desk Support
4 8 (21.05%) Help Desk Support
4 8 (21.05%) Help Desk Support Analyst
4 8 (21.05%) Service Desk Support
4 8 (21.05%) Service Desk Support Analyst
5 5 (13.16%) Help Desk Technician
5 5 (13.16%) Service Desk Technician
6 4 (10.53%) IT Programme Manager
6 4 (10.53%) IT Project Manager
6 4 (10.53%) Programme Manager
6 4 (10.53%) Project Manager
Miscellaneous
1 14 (36.84%) EPoS
2 5 (13.16%) EMV
3 4 (10.53%) Smartcard
4 3 (7.89%) Driving Licence
4 3 (7.89%) FMCG
5 2 (5.26%) APACS
5 2 (5.26%) Management Information System
5 2 (5.26%) Mobile Payment
5 2 (5.26%) User Experience
6 1 (2.63%) Analytical Skills
6 1 (2.63%) Computer Science
6 1 (2.63%) EFT
6 1 (2.63%) EFTPOS
6 1 (2.63%) Mainframe
6 1 (2.63%) Tandem
Operating Systems
1 4 (10.53%) Windows
2 2 (5.26%) Android
2 2 (5.26%) Apple iOS
2 2 (5.26%) Mac OS
2 2 (5.26%) NetWare
2 2 (5.26%) Windows 7
2 2 (5.26%) Windows Mobile
2 2 (5.26%) Windows Server
2 2 (5.26%) Windows Server 2008
2 2 (5.26%) Windows Server 2012
3 1 (2.63%) Windows 8
3 1 (2.63%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (31.58%) CAD
2 5 (13.16%) Project Management
3 3 (7.89%) Budget Control
3 3 (7.89%) E-Commerce
3 3 (7.89%) Line Management
3 3 (7.89%) Performance Management
3 3 (7.89%) Process Management
3 3 (7.89%) Project Planning
3 3 (7.89%) SDLC
4 2 (5.26%) B2B
4 2 (5.26%) Business Development
4 2 (5.26%) DevOps
4 2 (5.26%) Disaster Recovery
4 2 (5.26%) Market Research
4 2 (5.26%) Product Management
4 2 (5.26%) Prototyping
4 2 (5.26%) Scrum
4 2 (5.26%) Stakeholder Management
4 2 (5.26%) Usability Testing
4 2 (5.26%) User Stories
Programming Languages
1 12 (31.58%) C
2 1 (2.63%) C#
2 1 (2.63%) C++
Qualifications
1 3 (7.89%) Degree
2 2 (5.26%) DBS Check
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (7.89%) SLA
2 2 (5.26%) QA
3 1 (2.63%) ISO 8583
System Software
1 15 (39.47%) Active Directory
2 2 (5.26%) NDS
2 2 (5.26%) VMware Infrastructure
Vendors
1 13 (34.21%) Microsoft
2 12 (31.58%) Cisco
2 12 (31.58%) Polycom
2 12 (31.58%) RedPrairie
2 12 (31.58%) SAP
3 3 (7.89%) PayPal
3 3 (7.89%) VeriFone
4 2 (5.26%) Novell
4 2 (5.26%) Veeam
4 2 (5.26%) VMware
5 1 (2.63%) Capita
5 1 (2.63%) Dell
5 1 (2.63%) Elavon
5 1 (2.63%) HP
5 1 (2.63%) Sage
5 1 (2.63%) Toshiba
5 1 (2.63%) TSYS
5 1 (2.63%) VocaLink
5 1 (2.63%) Wincor Nixdorf
5 1 (2.63%) WorldPay