Period
to 22 October 2018

The median annual salary for a PCI DSS Auditor was £65,000 in advertised job vacancies during the 6 months to 22 October 2018.

The first table below provides salary benchmarking and summary statistics including a comparison to same period in the previous 2 years.

PCI DSS Auditor
UK
6 months to
22 Oct 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 1159 1200 1254
Rank change year-on-year +41 +54 +32
Permanent jobs requiring a PCI DSS Auditor 2 3 2
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.001% 0.002% 0.001%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.001% 0.002% 0.001%
Number of salaries quoted 2 3 2
UK median annual salary £65,000 £87,500 £44,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -25.71% +96.63% -36.43%
UK excluding London median annual salary £65,000 £63,500 £60,000
% change year-on-year +2.36% +5.83% -14.29%

The following table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all permanent IT job vacancies. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title that can be normalized. As such, the figures in the second row provide an indication of the number of permanent jobs in our overall sample.

All Permanent IT Job Vacancies
UK
Permanent vacancies in the UK with a recognized job title 158,054 167,354 183,138
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 95.91% 95.94% 96.56%
Number of salaries quoted 127,348 133,989 153,460
UK median annual salary £50,000 £48,000 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +4.17% +1.05% +5.56%
10th Percentile £27,500 £27,500 £27,000
90th Percentile £82,500 £78,750 £77,500
UK excluding London median annual salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year +5.88% - +6.25%

PCI DSS Auditor
Job Vacancy Trend

Job postings that featured PCI DSS Auditor in the job title as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised.

Job vacancy trend for PCI DSS Auditor in the UK

PCI DSS Auditor
Salary Trend

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

Salary trend for PCI DSS Auditor in the UK

PCI DSS Auditor
Top 3 Job Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing PCI DSS Auditor within the UK over the 6 months to 22 October 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
England +58 2 £65,000 -25.71%
UK excluding London +25 2 £65,000 +2.36%
South East - 2 £65,000 -

PCI DSS Auditor Skill Set
Top 14 Co-occurring IT Skills

For the 6 months to 22 October 2018, PCI DSS Auditor job roles required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all permanent job ads featuring PCI DSS Auditor in the job title.

1 2 (100.00%) CISSP
1 2 (100.00%) CISA
1 2 (100.00%) Stakeholder Management
1 2 (100.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 2 (100.00%) COBIT
1 2 (100.00%) Computer Science
1 2 (100.00%) PCI DSS
1 2 (100.00%) Cybersecurity
1 2 (100.00%) Analytical Skills
1 2 (100.00%) Cyber Threat Intelligence
1 2 (100.00%) IT Audit
1 2 (100.00%) Security Monitoring
1 2 (100.00%) Threat Intelligence
1 2 (100.00%) Cyber Resilience

PCI DSS Auditor Skill Set
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:

Miscellaneous
1 2 (100.00%) Analytical Skills
1 2 (100.00%) Computer Science
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (100.00%) Cyber Resilience
1 2 (100.00%) Cyber Threat Intelligence
1 2 (100.00%) Cybersecurity
1 2 (100.00%) IT Audit
1 2 (100.00%) Security Monitoring
1 2 (100.00%) Stakeholder Management
1 2 (100.00%) Threat Intelligence
Qualifications
1 2 (100.00%) CISA
1 2 (100.00%) CISSP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (100.00%) COBIT
1 2 (100.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 2 (100.00%) PCI DSS