Period
to 21 November 2017

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 21 November 2017 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
21 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 82 69 76
Rank change year-on-year -13 +7 +19
Permanent jobs citing PCI DSS 14 23 25
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Watford 1.43% 2.20% 2.36%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 10.61% 16.79% 18.94%
Number of salaries quoted 14 19 10
Watford median annual salary £65,000 £55,000 £55,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +18.18% - +10.00%
10th Percentile £62,500 £37,500 £43,688
90th Percentile £75,250 £65,000 £89,000
Hertfordshire median annual salary £65,000 £51,250 £60,000
% change year-on-year +26.83% -14.58% +25.00%

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 132 137 132
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Watford 13.51% 13.12% 12.48%
Number of salaries quoted 116 117 103
Watford median annual salary £51,250 £47,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +7.89% +5.56% +5.88%
10th Percentile £27,875 £27,500 £22,000
90th Percentile £75,250 £70,000 £58,500
Hertfordshire median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000

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 21 November 2017.

Salary histogram for PCI DSS in Watford

For the 6 months to 21 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 Watford region with a requirement for PCI DSS.

1 14 (100.00%) SaaS
2 13 (92.86%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 13 (92.86%) Windows
3 10 (71.43%) ITIL
3 10 (71.43%) Unix
4 9 (64.29%) Linux
5 8 (57.14%) VMware
5 8 (57.14%) Xen
5 8 (57.14%) VMware Infrastructure
5 8 (57.14%) Opscode Chef
5 8 (57.14%) Analytical Skills
5 8 (57.14%) Windows Server
5 8 (57.14%) Analytical Thinking
6 6 (42.86%) Splunk
6 6 (42.86%) SIEM
7 5 (35.71%) CISA
7 5 (35.71%) CISM
7 5 (35.71%) Wireless
7 5 (35.71%) Finance
7 5 (35.71%) Information Security
7 5 (35.71%) MCSE
7 5 (35.71%) VoIP
7 5 (35.71%) VPN
7 5 (35.71%) Microsoft
7 5 (35.71%) CISSP
7 5 (35.71%) Microsoft Certification
7 5 (35.71%) Enterprise Software
7 5 (35.71%) MCITP
7 5 (35.71%) Puppet
7 5 (35.71%) Ansible

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 14 (100.00%) SaaS
2 1 (7.14%) Akamai
2 1 (7.14%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 5 (35.71%) VoIP
1 5 (35.71%) VPN
1 5 (35.71%) Wireless
2 4 (28.57%) DNS
3 3 (21.43%) DHCP
3 3 (21.43%) TCP/IP
4 1 (7.14%) Firewall
4 1 (7.14%) HTTP
General
1 5 (35.71%) Finance
Job Titles
1 6 (42.86%) Cloud Engineer
1 6 (42.86%) Systems Engineer
2 5 (35.71%) Security Manager
3 3 (21.43%) Information Manager
3 3 (21.43%) Information Security Manager
3 3 (21.43%) Operations Engineer
3 3 (21.43%) Senior Cloud Engineer
3 3 (21.43%) Senior Systems Engineer
4 2 (14.29%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 2 (14.29%) IT Manager
4 2 (14.29%) IT Security Manager
4 2 (14.29%) Senior Windows Engineer
4 2 (14.29%) Windows Engineer
4 2 (14.29%) Windows Systems Engineer
5 1 (7.14%) E-Commerce Engineer
5 1 (7.14%) Linux Engineer
5 1 (7.14%) Security Engineer
5 1 (7.14%) Senior Linux Engineer
5 1 (7.14%) Senior Linux Systems Engineer
5 1 (7.14%) Web Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (7.14%) SOAP
1 1 (7.14%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 8 (57.14%) Analytical Skills
2 5 (35.71%) Data Centre
2 5 (35.71%) Enterprise Software
3 3 (21.43%) Management Information System
4 1 (7.14%) Private Cloud
Operating Systems
1 13 (92.86%) Windows
2 10 (71.43%) Unix
3 9 (64.29%) Linux
4 8 (57.14%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (71.43%) ITIL
2 8 (57.14%) Analytical Thinking
3 6 (42.86%) SIEM
4 5 (35.71%) Cryptography
4 5 (35.71%) Data Protection
4 5 (35.71%) DevOps
4 5 (35.71%) Information Security
4 5 (35.71%) Patch Management
4 5 (35.71%) Penetration Testing
5 1 (7.14%) Change Management
5 1 (7.14%) E-Commerce
5 1 (7.14%) Information Assurance
5 1 (7.14%) Security Operations
5 1 (7.14%) Validation
5 1 (7.14%) Vulnerability Assessment
Programming Languages
1 4 (28.57%) PowerShell
2 2 (14.29%) Bash Shell
3 1 (7.14%) AWK
3 1 (7.14%) Java
3 1 (7.14%) Python
Qualifications
1 5 (35.71%) CISA
1 5 (35.71%) CISM
1 5 (35.71%) CISSP
1 5 (35.71%) MCITP
1 5 (35.71%) MCSE
1 5 (35.71%) Microsoft Certification
2 2 (14.29%) MCSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 13 (92.86%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 5 (35.71%) COBIT
2 5 (35.71%) GDPR
2 5 (35.71%) ISO 22301
System Software
1 8 (57.14%) VMware Infrastructure
1 8 (57.14%) Xen
Systems Management
1 8 (57.14%) Opscode Chef
2 5 (35.71%) Ansible
2 5 (35.71%) Puppet
Vendors
1 8 (57.14%) VMware
2 6 (42.86%) Splunk
3 5 (35.71%) LogRhythm
3 5 (35.71%) Microsoft
4 1 (7.14%) Veracode