Period
to 19 February 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Watford 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 19 February 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Payment Card Industry Data Security Standard (PCI DSS)
Hertfordshire > Watford
6 months to
19 Feb 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 61 93 75
Rank change year-on-year +32 -18 +30
Permanent jobs citing PCI DSS 31 5 15
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Watford 3.14% 0.47% 1.41%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 17.61% 4.35% 11.72%
Number of salaries quoted 27 4 11
Watford median annual salary £65,000 £61,250 £85,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +6.12% -27.94% +70.00%
10th Percentile £52,750 £57,500 £60,000
90th Percentile £75,250 £64,625 £90,000
Hertfordshire median annual salary £65,000 £60,000 £65,000
% change year-on-year +8.33% -7.69% +18.18%

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 Watford with a requirement for quality assurance or compliance skills.

All Quality Assurance and Compliance Skills
Watford
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for quality assurance or compliance skills 176 115 128
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Watford 17.83% 10.72% 12.01%
Number of salaries quoted 152 97 116
Watford median annual salary £52,500 £45,000 £48,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +16.67% -6.25% +12.94%
10th Percentile £31,250 £35,000 £21,000
90th Percentile £67,500 £66,750 £73,125
Hertfordshire median annual salary £46,500 £45,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year +3.33% - -

PCI DSS
Job Vacancy Trend in Watford

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

Job vacancy trend for PCI DSS in Watford

PCI DSS
Salary Trend in Watford

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

Salary trend for PCI DSS in Watford

PCI DSS
Salary Histogram in Watford

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing PCI DSS in Watford over the 6 months to 19 February 2018.

Salary histogram for PCI DSS in Watford

For the 6 months to 19 February 2018, IT jobs citing PCI DSS also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all permanent job ads across the Watford region with a requirement for PCI DSS.

1 30 (96.77%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 24 (77.42%) VMware Infrastructure
2 24 (77.42%) VMware
2 24 (77.42%) SaaS
3 23 (74.19%) Windows
4 19 (61.29%) Linux
5 18 (58.06%) Xen
5 18 (58.06%) Opscode Chef
5 18 (58.06%) Analytical Skills
5 18 (58.06%) Windows Server
5 18 (58.06%) Analytical Thinking
6 15 (48.39%) DevOps
6 15 (48.39%) Ansible
6 15 (48.39%) Puppet
6 15 (48.39%) MCITP
6 15 (48.39%) MCSE
6 15 (48.39%) Microsoft
6 15 (48.39%) Microsoft Certification
7 14 (45.16%) DNS
7 14 (45.16%) PowerShell
7 14 (45.16%) Management Information System
8 13 (41.94%) TCP/IP
8 13 (41.94%) DHCP
8 13 (41.94%) ITIL
9 12 (38.71%) MCSA
9 12 (38.71%) Information Security
10 10 (32.26%) Unix
11 8 (25.81%) Data Protection
11 8 (25.81%) Patch Management
11 8 (25.81%) GDPR

PCI DSS
Co-occurring IT Skills in Watford 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 24 (77.42%) SaaS
2 5 (16.13%) Amazon AWS
3 4 (12.90%) Amazon EC2
4 1 (3.23%) Akamai
Communications & Networking
1 14 (45.16%) DNS
2 13 (41.94%) DHCP
2 13 (41.94%) TCP/IP
3 8 (25.81%) Firewall
4 5 (16.13%) VoIP
4 5 (16.13%) VPN
4 5 (16.13%) Wireless
5 1 (3.23%) HTTP
General
1 5 (16.13%) Finance
Job Titles
1 14 (45.16%) Cloud Engineer
2 13 (41.94%) Systems Engineer
3 12 (38.71%) Senior Windows Engineer
3 12 (38.71%) Windows Engineer
4 11 (35.48%) Senior Cloud Engineer
5 10 (32.26%) Senior Systems Engineer
6 9 (29.03%) Windows Systems Engineer
7 7 (22.58%) Analyst
7 7 (22.58%) Security Analyst
8 5 (16.13%) Security Manager
9 3 (9.68%) Information Analyst
9 3 (9.68%) Information Manager
9 3 (9.68%) Information Security Analyst
9 3 (9.68%) Information Security Manager
9 3 (9.68%) Operations Engineer
9 3 (9.68%) Senior Server Engineer
9 3 (9.68%) Senior Windows Server Engineer
9 3 (9.68%) Server Engineer
9 3 (9.68%) Windows Server Engineer
10 2 (6.45%) Infrastructure Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (3.23%) SOAP
1 1 (3.23%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 18 (58.06%) Analytical Skills
2 14 (45.16%) Management Information System
3 5 (16.13%) Data Centre
3 5 (16.13%) Enterprise Software
4 1 (3.23%) Private Cloud
Operating Systems
1 23 (74.19%) Windows
2 19 (61.29%) Linux
3 18 (58.06%) Windows Server
4 10 (32.26%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 18 (58.06%) Analytical Thinking
2 15 (48.39%) DevOps
3 13 (41.94%) ITIL
4 12 (38.71%) Information Security
5 8 (25.81%) Data Protection
5 8 (25.81%) Patch Management
6 6 (19.35%) Security Patching
6 6 (19.35%) SIEM
7 5 (16.13%) Cloud Operations
7 5 (16.13%) Cryptography
7 5 (16.13%) E-Commerce
7 5 (16.13%) Penetration Testing
8 4 (12.90%) Information Management
8 4 (12.90%) ISMS
8 4 (12.90%) Security Architecture
8 4 (12.90%) Vulnerability Assessment
9 3 (9.68%) Security Management
10 2 (6.45%) DNA
10 2 (6.45%) Risk Management
11 1 (3.23%) Information Security Management
Programming Languages
1 14 (45.16%) PowerShell
2 2 (6.45%) Bash Shell
3 1 (3.23%) AWK
3 1 (3.23%) Java
3 1 (3.23%) Python
Qualifications
1 15 (48.39%) MCITP
1 15 (48.39%) MCSE
1 15 (48.39%) Microsoft Certification
2 12 (38.71%) MCSA
3 5 (16.13%) CISA
3 5 (16.13%) CISM
3 5 (16.13%) CISSP
4 3 (9.68%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 30 (96.77%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 8 (25.81%) GDPR
3 5 (16.13%) COBIT
3 5 (16.13%) ISO 22301
4 2 (6.45%) QA
System Software
1 24 (77.42%) VMware Infrastructure
2 18 (58.06%) Xen
3 5 (16.13%) VMware ESXi
3 5 (16.13%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 18 (58.06%) Opscode Chef
2 15 (48.39%) Ansible
2 15 (48.39%) Puppet
3 5 (16.13%) vCenter Server
4 3 (9.68%) Nagios
4 3 (9.68%) Nessus
Vendors
1 24 (77.42%) VMware
2 15 (48.39%) Microsoft
3 7 (22.58%) CheckPoint
4 6 (19.35%) Sophos
4 6 (19.35%) Splunk
5 5 (16.13%) LogRhythm
6 1 (3.23%) Veracode