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 3 months to 24 March 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

3 months to
24 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Payment Card Industry Data Security Standard (PCI DSS)
Hertfordshire / Watford
Rank 61 53 -
Rank change year-on-year -8 -  
Permanent jobs citing PCI DSS 3 3 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Watford 0.53% 0.52% -
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 3.49% 4.41% -
Number of salaries quoted 3 2 0
Median salary £60,000 £57,500 -
Median salary % change year-on-year +4.34% -  
UK excluding London median salary £47,500 £52,500 £50,000
% change year-on-year -9.52% +5.00%  

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 advertised in Watford with a requirement for quality assurance and compliance skills.

Quality Assurance & Compliance Skills
Watford
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for quality assurance and compliance skills 86 68 42
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Watford 15.19% 11.70% 8.54%
Number of salaries quoted 76 61 32
Median salary £45,000 £43,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +3.44% -3.33%  
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £21,250 £30,300
10% offered a salary of more than £60,750 £64,875 £67,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £44,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year -3.40% +3.52%  

PCI DSS
Job Vacancy Trend in Watford

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Watford 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 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 3 months to 24 March 2017.

Salary histogram for PCI DSS in Watford

PCI DSS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Watford

For the 6 months to 24 March 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 Watford region with a requirement for PCI DSS.

1 2 (66.67%) CISSP
1 2 (66.67%) CISA
1 2 (66.67%) CISM
1 2 (66.67%) Risk Management
1 2 (66.67%) Finance
1 2 (66.67%) Risk Assessment
1 2 (66.67%) Penetration Testing
1 2 (66.67%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 2 (66.67%) JSP 440
1 2 (66.67%) RMADS
1 2 (66.67%) SC Cleared
1 2 (66.67%) Security Cleared
1 2 (66.67%) Risk Analysis
1 2 (66.67%) CESG Certified Professional
1 2 (66.67%) CLAS
1 2 (66.67%) SANS
1 2 (66.67%) ISAE 3402
1 2 (66.67%) Vulnerability Management
2 1 (33.33%) Spanning Tree
2 1 (33.33%) Data Centre
2 1 (33.33%) Cisco UCCX
2 1 (33.33%) Network Security
2 1 (33.33%) Cisco ASA
2 1 (33.33%) Cisco IPT
2 1 (33.33%) Cisco IOS
2 1 (33.33%) VLAN
2 1 (33.33%) IP Telephony
2 1 (33.33%) Telecoms
2 1 (33.33%) Disaster Recovery
2 1 (33.33%) Firewall

PCI DSS
Top Related 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:

Communications & Networking
1 1 (33.33%) Cisco ASA
1 1 (33.33%) Cisco IOS
1 1 (33.33%) Cisco IPT
1 1 (33.33%) DMZ
1 1 (33.33%) Firewall
1 1 (33.33%) IP Telephony
1 1 (33.33%) IPsec
1 1 (33.33%) LAN
1 1 (33.33%) Network Security
1 1 (33.33%) Spanning Tree
1 1 (33.33%) VLAN
1 1 (33.33%) VPN
1 1 (33.33%) WAN
General
1 2 (66.67%) Finance
2 1 (33.33%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 2 (66.67%) Operational Security Manager
1 2 (66.67%) Security Manager
1 2 (66.67%) Security Operations Manager
2 1 (33.33%) Network Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 1 (33.33%) Data Centre
1 1 (33.33%) Management Information System
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (66.67%) Penetration Testing
1 2 (66.67%) Risk Analysis
1 2 (66.67%) Risk Assessment
1 2 (66.67%) Risk Management
1 2 (66.67%) Vulnerability Management
2 1 (33.33%) Disaster Recovery
2 1 (33.33%) ITIL
Qualifications
1 2 (66.67%) CESG Certified Professional
1 2 (66.67%) CISA
1 2 (66.67%) CISM
1 2 (66.67%) CISSP
1 2 (66.67%) CLAS
1 2 (66.67%) SANS
1 2 (66.67%) SC Cleared
1 2 (66.67%) Security Cleared
2 1 (33.33%) CCNP
2 1 (33.33%) Cisco Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (66.67%) ISAE 3402
1 2 (66.67%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 2 (66.67%) JSP 440
1 2 (66.67%) RMADS
Systems Management
1 1 (33.33%) Cisco UCCX
Vendors
1 1 (33.33%) Cisco
1 1 (33.33%) NetApp