Period
to 18 November 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Wales 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 6 months to 18 November 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Payment Card Industry Data Security Standard (PCI DSS)
UK > Wales
6 months to
18 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 136 138 150
Rank change year-on-year +2 +12 -9
Permanent jobs citing PCI DSS 3 20 8
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Wales 0.15% 0.76% 0.29%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 1.05% 5.83% 2.38%
Number of salaries quoted 2 15 11
Wales median annual salary £56,250 £80,000 £55,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -29.69% +45.45% +46.67%
10th Percentile £40,875 £38,750 £42,500
90th Percentile £70,625 £86,250 £57,500
UK median annual salary £55,000 £55,000 £52,500
% change year-on-year - +4.76% +9.95%

PCI DSS is in the Quality Assurance and Compliance category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all permanent job vacancies advertised in Wales with a requirement for quality assurance or compliance skills.

All Quality Assurance and Compliance Skills
Wales
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for quality assurance or compliance skills 285 343 336
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Wales 14.04% 13.00% 12.21%
Number of salaries quoted 221 271 275
Wales median annual salary £35,000 £35,000 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - -6.67% +7.14%
10th Percentile £24,500 £19,250 £21,100
90th Percentile £55,000 £63,750 £52,500
UK median annual salary £50,000 £49,000 £46,000
% change year-on-year +2.04% +6.52% +2.22%

PCI DSS
Job Vacancy Trend in Wales

Job postings citing PCI DSS as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Wales.

Job vacancy trend for PCI DSS in Wales

PCI DSS
Salary Trend in Wales

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

Salary trend for PCI DSS in Wales

PCI DSS
Salary Histogram in Wales

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing PCI DSS in Wales over the 6 months to 18 November 2017.

Salary histogram for PCI DSS in Wales

PCI DSS
Job Locations in Wales

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing PCI DSS within the Wales region over the 6 months to 18 November 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
South Wales +17 2 £56,250 -29.69%
West Wales - 1 - -
PCI DSS
UK

For the 6 months to 18 November 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 across the Wales region with a requirement for PCI DSS.

1 2 (66.67%) Linux
1 2 (66.67%) Firewall
1 2 (66.67%) Amazon AWS
1 2 (66.67%) Data Protection
1 2 (66.67%) GDPR
2 1 (33.33%) Customer Requirements
2 1 (33.33%) PSD2
2 1 (33.33%) Collaborative Working
2 1 (33.33%) PCI QSA
2 1 (33.33%) Cisco ASA
2 1 (33.33%) CentOS
2 1 (33.33%) Cloud Computing
2 1 (33.33%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (33.33%) Java
2 1 (33.33%) SOAP
2 1 (33.33%) ITIL
2 1 (33.33%) Unix
2 1 (33.33%) Windows
2 1 (33.33%) Bash Shell
2 1 (33.33%) Network Management
2 1 (33.33%) MongoDB
2 1 (33.33%) SIEM
2 1 (33.33%) Continuous Improvement
2 1 (33.33%) Root Cause Analysis
2 1 (33.33%) NetScaler
2 1 (33.33%) Cisco Nexus
2 1 (33.33%) Relational Database
2 1 (33.33%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
2 1 (33.33%) Spanning Tree
2 1 (33.33%) Data Centre

PCI DSS
Co-occurring IT Skills in Wales 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:

Cloud Services
1 2 (66.67%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (33.33%) Cloud Computing
2 1 (33.33%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 2 (66.67%) Firewall
2 1 (33.33%) Cisco ASA
2 1 (33.33%) Cisco IOS
2 1 (33.33%) Cisco Nexus
2 1 (33.33%) DHCP
2 1 (33.33%) DNS
2 1 (33.33%) IPsec
2 1 (33.33%) LAN
2 1 (33.33%) NetScaler
2 1 (33.33%) Network Security
2 1 (33.33%) SNMP
2 1 (33.33%) Spanning Tree
2 1 (33.33%) TCP/IP
2 1 (33.33%) VLAN
2 1 (33.33%) VPN
2 1 (33.33%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (33.33%) MongoDB
1 1 (33.33%) PostgreSQL
1 1 (33.33%) Relational Database
Job Titles
1 1 (33.33%) Architect
1 1 (33.33%) Information Manager
1 1 (33.33%) Information Security Manager
1 1 (33.33%) Linux Engineer
1 1 (33.33%) Security Manager
1 1 (33.33%) Technical Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (33.33%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 1 (33.33%) Data Centre
Operating Systems
1 2 (66.67%) Linux
2 1 (33.33%) CentOS
2 1 (33.33%) Debian
2 1 (33.33%) Ubuntu
2 1 (33.33%) Unix
2 1 (33.33%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (66.67%) Data Protection
2 1 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
2 1 (33.33%) Business Continuity
2 1 (33.33%) Collaborative Working
2 1 (33.33%) Continuous Improvement
2 1 (33.33%) Cryptography
2 1 (33.33%) Customer Requirements
2 1 (33.33%) E-Commerce
2 1 (33.33%) Ethical Hacking
2 1 (33.33%) Information Security
2 1 (33.33%) Internal Audit
2 1 (33.33%) ITIL
2 1 (33.33%) Migration
2 1 (33.33%) Network Management
2 1 (33.33%) Penetration Testing
2 1 (33.33%) Root Cause Analysis
2 1 (33.33%) Security Operations
2 1 (33.33%) SIEM
2 1 (33.33%) Software Engineering
2 1 (33.33%) Vulnerability Assessment
Programming Languages
1 1 (33.33%) AWK
1 1 (33.33%) Bash Shell
1 1 (33.33%) Java
Qualifications
1 1 (33.33%) CCNA
1 1 (33.33%) Cisco Certification
1 1 (33.33%) CISM
1 1 (33.33%) CISSP
1 1 (33.33%) CREST Certified
1 1 (33.33%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
1 1 (33.33%) PCI QSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (66.67%) GDPR
2 1 (33.33%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 1 (33.33%) PSD2
2 1 (33.33%) SLA
Vendors
1 1 (33.33%) Cisco
1 1 (33.33%) Citrix
1 1 (33.33%) Microsoft
1 1 (33.33%) Red Hat