Period
to 16 August 2017

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 6 months to 16 August 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Payment Application Data Security Standard (PA-DSS), formerly PABP
UK
6 months to
16 Aug 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 1166 1227 1273
Rank change year-on-year +61 +46 -3
Permanent jobs citing PA-DSS 17 28 41
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.010% 0.014% 0.019%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 0.079% 0.11% 0.15%
Number of salaries quoted 10 23 33
UK median annual salary £70,000 £60,000 £65,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +16.67% -7.69% +46.07%
10th Percentile £49,625 £32,500 £41,500
90th Percentile £77,375 £72,250 £74,750
UK excluding London median annual salary £55,000 £50,000 £65,000
% change year-on-year +10.00% -23.08% +47.73%

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 21555 26127 28080
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the UK 12.20% 13.19% 12.92%
Number of salaries quoted 16117 20724 22058
UK median annual salary £48,000 £48,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +6.67% -
10th Percentile £27,000 £26,750 £26,250
90th Percentile £77,500 £77,500 £75,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year - +6.25% -

PA-DSS
Job Vacancy Trend

Job postings citing PA-DSS as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised.

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
Salary Histogram

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing PA-DSS over the 6 months to 16 August 2017.

Salary histogram for PA-DSS in the UK

PA-DSS
Top 6 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 6 months to 16 August 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
England +41 13 £73,750 +22.92% 1
London +52 10 £73,750 +18.00% 1
UK excluding London +23 6 £55,000 +10.00%
Scotland - 3 £52,500 -
South East +56 2 £75,000 +79.64%
Northern Ireland - 1 £57,500 -

For the 6 months to 16 August 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 17 (100.00%) PCI DSS
2 16 (94.12%) CISSP
3 14 (82.35%) CISM
4 13 (76.47%) PCI QSA
5 11 (64.71%) Finance
5 11 (64.71%) Risk Assessment
6 10 (58.82%) Data Security
7 6 (35.29%) Information Security
8 5 (29.41%) Risk Management
8 5 (29.41%) ISO/IEC 27001
8 5 (29.41%) GDPR
9 4 (23.53%) CISA
10 3 (17.65%) B2B
10 3 (17.65%) Data Protection Act
10 3 (17.65%) Data Protection
10 3 (17.65%) Penetration Testing
10 3 (17.65%) OWASP
11 2 (11.76%) ISO/IEC 27005
11 2 (11.76%) Presales
11 2 (11.76%) CESG Certified Professional
11 2 (11.76%) SANS
11 2 (11.76%) NIST 800
11 2 (11.76%) Firewall
12 1 (5.88%) Cryptography
12 1 (5.88%) Intrusion Detection
12 1 (5.88%) Intranet
12 1 (5.88%) Project Management
12 1 (5.88%) Management Information System
12 1 (5.88%) HIPAA
12 1 (5.88%) French Language

PA-DSS
Co-occurring 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:

Communications & Networking
1 2 (11.76%) Firewall
2 1 (5.88%) Intranet
2 1 (5.88%) Intrusion Detection
General
1 11 (64.71%) Finance
2 1 (5.88%) French Language
Job Titles
1 11 (64.71%) Compliance Manager
2 3 (17.65%) Consultant
2 3 (17.65%) Security Manager
3 2 (11.76%) Principal Consultant
3 2 (11.76%) Principal Security Consultant
3 2 (11.76%) Security Consultant
4 1 (5.88%) Architect
4 1 (5.88%) CISSP Manager
4 1 (5.88%) Information Manager
4 1 (5.88%) Information Officer
4 1 (5.88%) Information Security Manager
4 1 (5.88%) Information Security Officer
4 1 (5.88%) PCI DSS Consultant
4 1 (5.88%) Security Architect
4 1 (5.88%) Security Officer
Miscellaneous
1 3 (17.65%) Data Protection Act
2 1 (5.88%) Cybercrime
2 1 (5.88%) Management Information System
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (64.71%) Risk Assessment
2 10 (58.82%) Data Security
3 6 (35.29%) Information Security
4 5 (29.41%) Risk Management
5 3 (17.65%) B2B
5 3 (17.65%) Data Protection
5 3 (17.65%) OWASP
5 3 (17.65%) Penetration Testing
6 2 (11.76%) Presales
7 1 (5.88%) Computer Security
7 1 (5.88%) Cryptography
7 1 (5.88%) Cybersecurity
7 1 (5.88%) Project Management
7 1 (5.88%) Security Architecture
7 1 (5.88%) Security Monitoring
7 1 (5.88%) SIEM
Qualifications
1 16 (94.12%) CISSP
2 14 (82.35%) CISM
3 13 (76.47%) PCI QSA
4 4 (23.53%) CISA
5 2 (11.76%) CESG Certified Professional
5 2 (11.76%) SANS
6 1 (5.88%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 17 (100.00%) PCI DSS
2 5 (29.41%) GDPR
2 5 (29.41%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 2 (11.76%) ISO/IEC 27005
3 2 (11.76%) NIST 800
4 1 (5.88%) HIPAA