The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies 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 3 months to 27 June 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Payment Card Industry Data Security Standard (PCI DSS)
UK
3 months to
27 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 338 269 343
Rank change year-on-year -69 +74  
Permanent jobs citing PCI DSS 823 1219 1002
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.92% 1.24% 0.92%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 7.67% 9.48% 7.18%
Number of salaries quoted 685 997 741
Median salary £56,750 £55,000 £51,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +3.18% +6.79%  
90% offered a salary of more than £38,000 £37,500 £35,000
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £77,500 £74,500
UK excluding London median salary £55,000 £52,500 £47,500
% change year-on-year +4.76% +10.52%  

PCI 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 10726 12861 13958
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the UK 12.03% 13.06% 12.76%
Number of salaries quoted 8080 10275 10999
Median salary £50,000 £50,000 £46,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - +7.52%  
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £30,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £75,000 £75,000
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year - +5.88%  

PCI DSS
Job Vacancy Trend

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

Job vacancy trend for PCI DSS in the UK

PCI DSS
Salary Trend

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

Salary trend for PCI DSS in the UK

PCI DSS
Salary Histogram

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing PCI DSS over the 3 months to 27 June 2017.

Salary histogram for PCI DSS in the UK

PCI DSS
Top 30 Job Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing PCI DSS within the UK over the 3 months to 27 June 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 -67 793 £56,000 +1.81% 112
London -18 313 £60,000 - 36
South East -59 155 £56,500 +2.72% 23
Yorkshire -53 79 £55,000 +7.84% 5
West Midlands -20 77 £50,000 -13.04% 7
West Yorkshire -21 75 £55,000 +7.84% 4
North West -44 69 £55,000 +22.22% 18
Leeds -23 58 £62,500 +22.54% 2
Manchester -25 49 £55,000 +10.00% 13
Surrey +3 45 £68,750 +34.80% 5
East of England -13 44 £65,000 +18.18% 14
Hampshire +2 35 £62,000 +0.81% 5
City of London -16 32 £41,500 -18.62% 3
Birmingham -14 28 £50,000 -18.03% 1
South West -29 28 £57,500 +4.54% 3
Oxfordshire +35 27 £55,000 -
Oxford +31 27 £55,000 -
East Midlands -4 20 £43,750 -18.60% 5
Hertfordshire -18 20 £65,000 +8.33% 8
Kent -7 19 £45,000 - 4
Berkshire -44 18 £58,000 -3.33% 6
Cheshire -25 16 £57,500 +39.39% 3
Staines +12 14 £75,000 -11.76% 3
Essex +9 12 £55,000 +83.33% 1
Rochdale +3 12 £52,250 -5.00% 3
Coventry -3 12 £55,000 +4.76% 1
Reading +19 11 £58,000 -17.14% 1
North East +19 11 £67,500 +141.07% 1
Bedfordshire +22 10 £70,000 +30.23% 3
Warwickshire +10 10 £75,000 +42.85%

For the 6 months to 27 June 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 with a requirement for PCI DSS.

1 763 (50.20%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 756 (49.74%) Information Security
3 550 (36.18%) CISSP
4 405 (26.64%) CISM
5 389 (25.59%) Firewall
6 330 (21.71%) ITIL
7 318 (20.92%) Windows
8 313 (20.59%) Finance
9 306 (20.13%) Risk Management
10 294 (19.34%) Cybersecurity
11 254 (16.71%) Cisco
12 247 (16.25%) Data Protection
13 233 (15.33%) Active Directory
14 227 (14.93%) Linux
15 210 (13.82%) CISA
16 207 (13.62%) Microsoft
17 205 (13.49%) SIEM
18 198 (13.03%) Retail
19 183 (12.04%) Cisco Certification
20 179 (11.78%) Degree
21 178 (11.71%) Penetration Testing
22 177 (11.64%) Management Information System
23 173 (11.38%) Agile Software Development
24 169 (11.12%) VMware
25 161 (10.59%) SQL
26 160 (10.53%) Security Architecture
27 156 (10.26%) GDPR
28 153 (10.07%) Windows Server
29 150 (9.87%) Security Operations
30 145 (9.54%) Security Management

PCI 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:

Application Platforms
1 52 (3.42%) MS Exchange
2 51 (3.36%) IIS
3 43 (2.83%) Exchange Server 2010
4 36 (2.37%) CMS
5 34 (2.24%) Tomcat
6 30 (1.97%) WebSphere
7 28 (1.84%) Apache
8 23 (1.51%) Jetty
9 22 (1.45%) CoreMedia CMS
10 20 (1.32%) SharePoint
11 15 (0.99%) Exchange Server 2013
12 8 (0.53%) JBoss
13 7 (0.46%) OpenStack
14 6 (0.39%) Umbraco
15 5 (0.33%) Elasticsearch
16 4 (0.26%) Commerce Server
16 4 (0.26%) Confluence
16 4 (0.26%) nginx
16 4 (0.26%) Skype for Business
17 3 (0.20%) SharePoint 2010
Applications
1 16 (1.05%) Microsoft Office
2 4 (0.26%) Microsoft Excel
3 3 (0.20%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 2 (0.13%) HipChat
4 2 (0.13%) Microsoft Project
4 2 (0.13%) MS Visio
4 2 (0.13%) Spreadsheet
5 1 (0.066%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 14 (0.92%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 12 (0.79%) Sentinel
3 9 (0.59%) Infor CloudSuite
3 9 (0.59%) Infor M3
4 4 (0.26%) Magento
5 3 (0.20%) assyst
6 2 (0.13%) Oracle EBS
6 2 (0.13%) Oracle Financials
6 2 (0.13%) Oracle General Ledger
6 2 (0.13%) Oracle Payables
6 2 (0.13%) Oracle Receivables
6 2 (0.13%) SAP ERP
7 1 (0.066%) CA PPM
7 1 (0.066%) Dynamics CRM
7 1 (0.066%) Unit4 Business World
Cloud Services
1 81 (5.33%) Amazon AWS
2 57 (3.75%) Microsoft Azure
3 49 (3.22%) Office 365
4 45 (2.96%) SaaS
5 38 (2.50%) Cloud Computing
6 22 (1.45%) IaaS
7 17 (1.12%) AWS CloudFormation
8 14 (0.92%) Virtual Private Cloud
9 10 (0.66%) Mimecast
10 9 (0.59%) Amazon EC2
10 9 (0.59%) PaaS
11 8 (0.53%) Amazon S3
11 8 (0.53%) GitHub
12 6 (0.39%) Amazon SQS
13 4 (0.26%) CloudFront
13 4 (0.26%) IBM Cloud
14 3 (0.20%) Amazon CloudWatch
14 3 (0.20%) AWS CloudTrail
14 3 (0.20%) Google Cloud Platform
14 3 (0.20%) iPaaS
Communications & Networking
1 389 (25.59%) Firewall
2 133 (8.75%) LAN
3 132 (8.68%) VPN
4 130 (8.55%) WAN
5 129 (8.49%) Network Security
6 122 (8.03%) DNS
7 108 (7.11%) Internet
8 91 (5.99%) TCP/IP
9 73 (4.80%) Cisco ASA
10 72 (4.74%) DHCP
11 62 (4.08%) SAN
12 55 (3.62%) MPLS
13 52 (3.42%) Intrusion Detection
14 50 (3.29%) VoIP
15 48 (3.16%) VLAN
16 45 (2.96%) Wireless
17 43 (2.83%) HTTP
17 43 (2.83%) SSL
18 40 (2.63%) BGP
18 40 (2.63%) SNMP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 139 (9.14%) SQL Server
2 72 (4.74%) Relational Database
3 66 (4.34%) RDBMS
4 60 (3.95%) MySQL
5 52 (3.42%) NoSQL
6 39 (2.57%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 37 (2.43%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 32 (2.11%) MongoDB
8 32 (2.11%) SQL Server 2008
9 27 (1.78%) SQL Server Analysis Services
10 26 (1.71%) SQL Server 2012
11 17 (1.12%) Big Data
12 16 (1.05%) SQL Server 2005
13 14 (0.92%) Hadoop
13 14 (0.92%) PostgreSQL
13 14 (0.92%) Redis
13 14 (0.92%) SQL Server 2014
14 12 (0.79%) SQL Server 2000
15 11 (0.72%) Apache Cassandra
16 10 (0.66%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 68 (4.47%) Git (software)
2 42 (2.76%) Jenkins
3 24 (1.58%) Team Foundation Server
4 22 (1.45%) Visual Studio
5 14 (0.92%) PHPUnit
6 13 (0.86%) Octopus Deploy
6 13 (0.86%) TeamCity
7 11 (0.72%) Burp Suite
7 11 (0.72%) WinDbg
8 9 (0.59%) JUnit
9 8 (0.53%) Cucumber
9 8 (0.53%) Fiddler
9 8 (0.53%) SpecFlow
10 6 (0.39%) Metasploit
11 5 (0.33%) Atlassian Bamboo
11 5 (0.33%) JIRA
11 5 (0.33%) Maven
11 5 (0.33%) Selenium
11 5 (0.33%) Spock
11 5 (0.33%) TestNG
General
1 313 (20.59%) Finance
2 198 (13.03%) Retail
3 66 (4.34%) Telecoms
4 64 (4.21%) Banking
5 47 (3.09%) Legal
6 44 (2.89%) Games
7 43 (2.83%) Marketing
8 22 (1.45%) Online Betting
9 21 (1.38%) Back Office
10 20 (1.32%) Italian Language
11 18 (1.18%) Spanish Language
12 17 (1.12%) Advertising
12 17 (1.12%) French Language
12 17 (1.12%) Manufacturing
13 16 (1.05%) Dutch Language
13 16 (1.05%) Electronics
13 16 (1.05%) German Language
14 11 (0.72%) Law
15 10 (0.66%) Digital Economy
16 7 (0.46%) Financial Institution
Job Titles
1 294 (19.34%) Analyst
2 232 (15.26%) Security Analyst
3 161 (10.59%) Architect
4 159 (10.46%) Consultant
5 153 (10.07%) Security Manager
6 121 (7.96%) Security Consultant
7 106 (6.97%) Information Analyst
7 106 (6.97%) Information Security Analyst
8 88 (5.79%) Developer
9 80 (5.26%) Security Specialist
10 78 (5.13%) Information Security Manager
11 77 (5.07%) Information Manager
12 76 (5.00%) Security Architect
13 71 (4.67%) IT Analyst
14 64 (4.21%) Network Engineer
15 62 (4.08%) Information Specialist
16 60 (3.95%) Information Security Consultant
16 60 (3.95%) IT Security Analyst
16 60 (3.95%) Security Engineer
17 59 (3.88%) Compliance Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 75 (4.93%) .NET
2 41 (2.70%) Web Services
3 38 (2.50%) ASP.NET
4 37 (2.43%) XML
5 34 (2.24%) LAMP
6 31 (2.04%) RESTful
7 29 (1.91%) Spring
8 28 (1.84%) 802.1X
8 28 (1.84%) ActiveMQ
8 28 (1.84%) jQuery
9 24 (1.58%) Java EE
10 22 (1.45%) Apache Camel
10 22 (1.45%) CSS
10 22 (1.45%) Servlets
10 22 (1.45%) Spring Integration
11 19 (1.25%) HTML
12 18 (1.18%) Middleware
12 18 (1.18%) RabbitMQ
13 16 (1.05%) ZeroMQ
14 15 (0.99%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 177 (11.64%) Management Information System
2 112 (7.37%) Data Protection Act
3 104 (6.84%) Computer Science
4 90 (5.92%) Data Centre
5 68 (4.47%) Analytical Skills
6 44 (2.89%) Fintech
7 37 (2.43%) PKI
8 31 (2.04%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
9 27 (1.78%) CESG
9 27 (1.78%) Cyberthreat
10 26 (1.71%) User Experience
11 23 (1.51%) Online Games
12 22 (1.45%) Linux Command Line
13 20 (1.32%) EPoS
14 19 (1.25%) Clustering
14 19 (1.25%) Cyber Defence
14 19 (1.25%) Enterprise Software
15 16 (1.05%) Cyber Attack
15 16 (1.05%) Driving Licence
16 15 (0.99%) Greenfield Project
Operating Systems
1 318 (20.92%) Windows
2 227 (14.93%) Linux
3 153 (10.07%) Windows Server
4 87 (5.72%) Unix
5 80 (5.26%) Windows Server 2008
6 69 (4.54%) Windows Server 2012
7 47 (3.09%) CentOS
8 44 (2.89%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 37 (2.43%) Ubuntu
10 35 (2.30%) Windows 7
11 33 (2.17%) Debian
12 26 (1.71%) Mac OS X
13 24 (1.58%) Windows Server 2003
14 23 (1.51%) Apple iOS
15 22 (1.45%) Android
16 21 (1.38%) Kali Linux
17 13 (0.86%) Solaris
18 8 (0.53%) MVS
19 6 (0.39%) Windows 10
19 6 (0.39%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 756 (49.74%) Information Security
2 330 (21.71%) ITIL
3 306 (20.13%) Risk Management
4 294 (19.34%) Cybersecurity
5 247 (16.25%) Data Protection
6 205 (13.49%) SIEM
7 178 (11.71%) Penetration Testing
8 173 (11.38%) Agile Software Development
9 160 (10.53%) Security Architecture
10 150 (9.87%) Security Operations
11 145 (9.54%) Security Management
12 124 (8.16%) Vulnerability Management
13 121 (7.96%) E-Commerce
14 118 (7.76%) Project Management
15 114 (7.50%) Risk Assessment
16 108 (7.11%) ISMS
17 103 (6.78%) Disaster Recovery
17 103 (6.78%) Scrum
18 98 (6.45%) High Availability
19 96 (6.32%) Mentoring
Programming Languages
1 161 (10.59%) SQL
2 80 (5.26%) Python
3 77 (5.07%) Java
4 61 (4.01%) C#
5 45 (2.96%) Ruby
6 42 (2.76%) PowerShell
7 39 (2.57%) PHP
8 38 (2.50%) Perl
9 35 (2.30%) Bash Shell
9 35 (2.30%) JavaScript
10 32 (2.11%) T-SQL
11 28 (1.84%) C
12 23 (1.51%) VB.NET
13 15 (0.99%) VBScript
14 11 (0.72%) C++
15 5 (0.33%) C-shell
15 5 (0.33%) Korn
16 4 (0.26%) VB
17 3 (0.20%) Shell Script
18 1 (0.066%) VBA
Qualifications
1 550 (36.18%) CISSP
2 405 (26.64%) CISM
3 210 (13.82%) CISA
4 183 (12.04%) Cisco Certification
5 179 (11.78%) Degree
6 126 (8.29%) CCNP
7 105 (6.91%) CCNA
8 89 (5.86%) CEH
9 83 (5.46%) Microsoft Certification
9 83 (5.46%) Security Cleared
10 66 (4.34%) SANS
11 52 (3.42%) CRISC
11 52 (3.42%) SSCP
12 51 (3.36%) CISMP
12 51 (3.36%) MCSE
13 49 (3.22%) GIAC
14 46 (3.03%) Computer Science Degree
14 46 (3.03%) SC Cleared
15 45 (2.96%) CompTIA Security+
15 45 (2.96%) Security+ Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 763 (50.20%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 156 (10.26%) GDPR
3 111 (7.30%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
4 86 (5.66%) Sarbanes-Oxley
5 74 (4.87%) Cyber Essentials
6 47 (3.09%) COBIT
7 37 (2.43%) QA
8 35 (2.30%) ISO 9001
8 35 (2.30%) SLA
9 28 (1.84%) SEPA
10 25 (1.64%) HMG Security Policy Framework
11 24 (1.58%) NIST 800
12 20 (1.32%) ISO/IEC 20000
13 19 (1.25%) ISO 22301
14 17 (1.12%) Data Quality
15 16 (1.05%) PA-DSS
16 13 (0.86%) Cyber Essentials PLUS
17 11 (0.72%) ISO/IEC 27005
18 10 (0.66%) SSAE 16
19 9 (0.59%) JSP 440
System Software
1 233 (15.33%) Active Directory
2 124 (8.16%) VMware Infrastructure
3 49 (3.22%) Hyper-V
4 37 (2.43%) vSphere
5 21 (1.38%) VMware ESXi
6 20 (1.32%) Docker
7 17 (1.12%) Snort
8 14 (0.92%) XenApp
9 13 (0.86%) pfSense
10 11 (0.72%) ISA Server
11 9 (0.59%) KVM
11 9 (0.59%) Microsoft Virtual Server
11 9 (0.59%) Virtual Servers
11 9 (0.59%) Xen
12 7 (0.46%) Oracle RAC
13 4 (0.26%) VMware Workstation
14 3 (0.20%) iptables
14 3 (0.20%) XenDesktop
15 2 (0.13%) Gluster
15 2 (0.13%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 94 (6.18%) Puppet
2 35 (2.30%) Nagios
3 34 (2.24%) Nessus
4 33 (2.17%) Opscode Chef
5 32 (2.11%) Ansible
6 31 (2.04%) SCCM
7 22 (1.45%) Opsview
8 19 (1.25%) OpenNMS
9 18 (1.18%) FortiGate
10 16 (1.05%) OSSEC
11 14 (0.92%) RANCID
12 12 (0.79%) Cacti
13 10 (0.66%) Nmap
13 10 (0.66%) Pingdom
14 9 (0.59%) Backup Exec
15 8 (0.53%) Cisco UCCX
16 7 (0.46%) AirWatch
16 7 (0.46%) Cisco CUCM
16 7 (0.46%) Grafana
17 6 (0.39%) QRadar
Vendors
1 254 (16.71%) Cisco
2 207 (13.62%) Microsoft
3 169 (11.12%) VMware
4 77 (5.07%) CheckPoint
5 72 (4.74%) Oracle
6 65 (4.28%) Splunk
7 58 (3.82%) Juniper
8 56 (3.68%) Palo Alto
9 54 (3.55%) F5
10 53 (3.49%) Red Hat
11 41 (2.70%) HP
12 40 (2.63%) LogRhythm
13 39 (2.57%) McAfee
14 35 (2.30%) Citrix
15 33 (2.17%) Qualys
16 26 (1.71%) Dell
17 25 (1.64%) Sophos
18 24 (1.58%) SolarWinds
19 22 (1.45%) SAP
19 22 (1.45%) SonicWALL
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Salary: package
Posted: 13 hours ago
London
Acumin
Salary: From £50,000 to £70,000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 5 hours ago
Redhill, Surrey
Zorba Consulting Limited
Salary: £45k - 50k per year
Posted: 9 hours ago
London
Acumin
Salary: Up to £55,000 per annum + bonus + benefits
Posted: 6 hours ago
London
Venturi
Salary: £50000 - £80000 per annum + car allowance, Bonus, pension etc
Posted: Yesterday
Swindon, Wiltshire
Networking People
Salary: £20000 - £25000 per annum + Car allowance + On call allowance
Posted: 12 hours ago
South East London
Aim Hire Recruitment Ltd
Salary: From £40,000 to £50,000 per annum Excellent Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Hemel Hempstead, Hertfordshire
Ping IT Recruitment ltd
Salary: From £40,000 to £50,000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Staines, Middlesex
Bupa
Posted: Yesterday
Leicester, Leicestershire
Owen Daniels Consultancy
Salary: From £40,000 to £52,000 per annum £52,000 plus 15% bonus and much more
Posted: 11 hours ago
Welwyn Garden City, Hertfordshire
Bulletproof
Salary: From £23,000 to £25,000 per annum dependent on experience
Posted: Yesterday
North London
Sage UK Limited
Posted: 11 hours ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
ReThink Recruitment
Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
West Yorkshire
Ashdown IT
Salary: £35000 per annum
Posted: 7 hours ago
Staines, Middlesex
Bupa
Posted: Yesterday
Stoke-On-Trent, Staffordshire
Uniting Ambition
Salary: £50k - 65k per year
Posted: Yesterday
Bristol, Avon
Coburg Banks IT
Salary: £80000 - £90000 per annum + 20% Bonus, Pension, Bupa
Posted: Yesterday
Manchester, Lancashire
Search Consultancy
Salary: £50000.00 - £55000.00 per annum + Package
Posted: 5 days ago
London
Senitor Associates
Salary: £45000 - £80000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
London
Adeptis Group
Salary: £45000 - £50000 per annum + Excellent Benefits and Flex Working
Posted: 6 days ago
Winchester, Hampshire
Venturi
Salary: £65000 per annum + 10% Bonus and benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Slough, Berkshire
Venturi
Salary: £62000 - £65000 per annum + 10% Bonus and benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
London
Spencer Rose
Salary: Up to £60,000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
South East
KnownFour
Salary: £55000 - £65000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
Slough, Berkshire
Venturi
Salary: £65000 per annum + 10% Bonus and benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
London
Venturi
Salary: £65000 per annum + 10% Bonus and benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Leicester, Leicestershire
CV Screen Ltd
Salary: Up to £30k plus benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
City, London
Randstad Technologies
Salary: £60000 - £70000 per annum + Bonus, Pension, Remote working
Posted: 4 days ago
Leicester, Leicestershire
CV Screen Ltd
Salary: Up to £30k plus benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
London
Harris Global
Salary: c£60'000
Posted: 6 days ago