The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies with a requirement for PA-DSS skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited PA-DSS over the 3 months to 24 March 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

3 months to
24 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Payment Application Data Security Standard (PA-DSS), formerly PABP
UK
Rank 852 940 952
Rank change year-on-year +88 +12  
Permanent jobs citing PA-DSS 5 8 7
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.006% 0.008% 0.007%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 0.049% 0.059% 0.053%
Number of salaries quoted 4 7 5
Median salary £51,250 £42,500 £55,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +20.58% -22.72%  
90% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £35,000 £45,500
10% offered a salary of more than £57,750 £69,500 £65,000
UK excluding London median salary £51,250 £42,500 £55,000
% change year-on-year +20.58% -22.72%  

PA-DSS is in the quality assurance and compliance skills category. The next table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all permanent job vacancies with a requirement for quality assurance and compliance skills.

Quality Assurance & Compliance Skills
UK
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for quality assurance and compliance skills 10309 13583 13262
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the UK 12.13% 13.19% 12.55%
Number of salaries quoted 8134 10744 10245
Median salary £47,500 £50,000 £46,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -5.00% +7.52%  
90% offered a salary of more than £28,500 £29,000 £28,000
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £72,500 £72,500
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £44,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year -3.40% +3.52%  

PA-DSS
Job Vacancy Trend

The job posting trend of jobs advertised citing PA-DSS as a proportion of all permanent or contract IT jobs with a match in the Quality Assurance & Compliance category.

Job vacancy trend for PA-DSS in the UK

PA-DSS
Salary Trend

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

Salary trend for PA-DSS in the UK

PA-DSS
Top 9 Job Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing PA-DSS within the UK over the 3 months to 24 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
Edinburgh - 3 £50,000 - 1
Scotland - 3 £50,000 - 1
England +93 2 £60,000 +41.17% 3
South East +57 1 - - 2
West Midlands +27 1 £60,000 -
Fleet - 1 - -
Leamington Spa - 1 £60,000 -
Hampshire - 1 - - 2
Warwickshire - 1 £60,000 -

PA-DSS
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 24 March 2017, IT jobs citing PA-DSS 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 PA-DSS.

1 9 (90.00%) PCI DSS
2 7 (70.00%) CISSP
2 7 (70.00%) CISM
2 7 (70.00%) Risk Management
3 6 (60.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 6 (60.00%) Penetration Testing
4 5 (50.00%) PCI QSA
5 4 (40.00%) Data Protection Act
5 4 (40.00%) Data Protection
5 4 (40.00%) B2B
6 3 (30.00%) CISA
6 3 (30.00%) Management Information System
6 3 (30.00%) Information Security
6 3 (30.00%) GDPR
6 3 (30.00%) Security Architecture
6 3 (30.00%) OWASP
7 2 (20.00%) Degree
7 2 (20.00%) CESG Certified Professional
7 2 (20.00%) CREST Certified
7 2 (20.00%) Cybersecurity
7 2 (20.00%) SC Cleared
7 2 (20.00%) Security Cleared
7 2 (20.00%) Security Auditing
7 2 (20.00%) Firewall
7 2 (20.00%) GAP Analysis
7 2 (20.00%) Finance
7 2 (20.00%) HTML
7 2 (20.00%) JavaScript
7 2 (20.00%) Web Services
8 1 (10.00%) XML

PA-DSS
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 1 (10.00%) Apache
1 1 (10.00%) JBoss
Applications
1 1 (10.00%) MS Excel
1 1 (10.00%) MS Visio
Communications & Networking
1 2 (20.00%) Firewall
2 1 (10.00%) DNS
2 1 (10.00%) HTTPS
2 1 (10.00%) Intranet
2 1 (10.00%) Intrusion Detection
2 1 (10.00%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (10.00%) MySQL
1 1 (10.00%) NoSQL
1 1 (10.00%) Relational Database
1 1 (10.00%) SQL Server
General
1 2 (20.00%) Finance
2 1 (10.00%) Legal
2 1 (10.00%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 4 (40.00%) Security Manager
2 3 (30.00%) Compliance Manager
3 2 (20.00%) Consultant
3 2 (20.00%) Security Consultant
4 1 (10.00%) Architect
4 1 (10.00%) Information Officer
4 1 (10.00%) Information Security Consultant
4 1 (10.00%) Information Security Officer
4 1 (10.00%) Infrastructure Architect
4 1 (10.00%) IT Manager
4 1 (10.00%) IT Security Manager
4 1 (10.00%) Java Engineer
4 1 (10.00%) Java Software Engineer
4 1 (10.00%) Network Security Consultant
4 1 (10.00%) PCI DSS Consultant
4 1 (10.00%) Security Officer
4 1 (10.00%) Software Engineer
4 1 (10.00%) Technical Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (20.00%) HTML
1 2 (20.00%) Web Services
2 1 (10.00%) .NET
2 1 (10.00%) ActiveMQ
2 1 (10.00%) Apache Flex
2 1 (10.00%) ASP.NET
2 1 (10.00%) CSS
2 1 (10.00%) EJB
2 1 (10.00%) HTML5
2 1 (10.00%) Java EE
2 1 (10.00%) Java SE
2 1 (10.00%) JMS
2 1 (10.00%) jQuery
2 1 (10.00%) JSF
2 1 (10.00%) Middleware
2 1 (10.00%) SOAP
2 1 (10.00%) Struts
2 1 (10.00%) XHTML
2 1 (10.00%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 4 (40.00%) Data Protection Act
2 3 (30.00%) Management Information System
3 1 (10.00%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (10.00%) CESG
3 1 (10.00%) Computer Science
3 1 (10.00%) NHS
Operating Systems
1 1 (10.00%) Linux
1 1 (10.00%) Windows
1 1 (10.00%) Windows Server 2008
1 1 (10.00%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (70.00%) Risk Management
2 6 (60.00%) Penetration Testing
3 4 (40.00%) B2B
3 4 (40.00%) Data Protection
4 3 (30.00%) Information Security
4 3 (30.00%) OWASP
4 3 (30.00%) Security Architecture
5 2 (20.00%) Cybersecurity
5 2 (20.00%) GAP Analysis
5 2 (20.00%) Security Auditing
6 1 (10.00%) Business Continuity Management
6 1 (10.00%) Concurrent Programming
6 1 (10.00%) Contract Management
6 1 (10.00%) Cryptography
6 1 (10.00%) DevOps
6 1 (10.00%) Network Architecture
6 1 (10.00%) Presales
6 1 (10.00%) Protective Monitoring
6 1 (10.00%) Security Operations
6 1 (10.00%) Software Delivery
Programming Languages
1 2 (20.00%) JavaScript
2 1 (10.00%) C#
2 1 (10.00%) Java
2 1 (10.00%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 7 (70.00%) CISM
1 7 (70.00%) CISSP
2 5 (50.00%) PCI QSA
3 3 (30.00%) CISA
4 2 (20.00%) CESG Certified Professional
4 2 (20.00%) CREST Certified
4 2 (20.00%) Degree
4 2 (20.00%) SC Cleared
4 2 (20.00%) Security Cleared
5 1 (10.00%) CISMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (90.00%) PCI DSS
2 6 (60.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 3 (30.00%) GDPR
4 1 (10.00%) BS25999
4 1 (10.00%) Cyber Essentials
4 1 (10.00%) HMG Security Policy Framework
4 1 (10.00%) ISO22301
Vendors
1 1 (10.00%) Cisco
1 1 (10.00%) F5
1 1 (10.00%) Gemalto
1 1 (10.00%) Kaspersky
1 1 (10.00%) Microsoft
1 1 (10.00%) NetApp
1 1 (10.00%) Red Hat
1 1 (10.00%) Splunk
1 1 (10.00%) Tripwire
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Salary: £40000.00 - £65000.00 per annum
Posted: 51 minutes ago
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