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The table below provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies with an option to work from home (WFH) and 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 23 May 2022 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Payment Card Industry Data Security Standard (PCI DSS)
UK > Work from Home
6 months to
23 May 2022
Same period 2021 Same period 2020
Rank 547 383 236
Rank change year-on-year -164 -147 +17
Permanent jobs citing PCI DSS 323 184 80
As % of all permanent jobs with a WFH option 0.45% 0.58% 0.87%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 2.81% 5.07% 8.15%
Number of salaries quoted 266 113 67
10th Percentile £42,500 £41,250 £46,250
25th Percentile £49,750 £46,250 £52,250
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £60,000 £60,000 £77,500
Median % change year-on-year - -22.58% +3.33%
75th Percentile £79,000 £76,250 £82,500
90th Percentile £91,250 £95,000 £88,750
UK median annual salary £60,000 £57,999 £60,000
% change year-on-year +3.45% -3.34% -

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 with a WFH option and a requirement for quality assurance or compliance skills.

All Quality Assurance and Compliance Skills
Work from Home
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for quality assurance or compliance skills 11,486 3,628 982
As % of all permanent jobs with a WFH option 16.08% 11.50% 10.62%
Number of salaries quoted 6,058 2,708 808
10th Percentile £32,500 £32,000 £32,500
25th Percentile £42,500 £40,500 £42,000
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £56,250 £52,500 £55,000
Median % change year-on-year +7.14% -4.55% -
75th Percentile £73,750 £70,000 £75,000
90th Percentile £90,000 £85,000 £85,000
UK median annual salary £55,000 £52,500 £52,500
% change year-on-year +4.76% - +5.00%

PCI DSS
Trend for Jobs with a WFH Option

Job vacancies with a work from home option citing PCI DSS as a proportion of all IT jobs advertised.

PCI DSS trend for jobs with a WFH option

PCI DSS
Salary Trend for Jobs with a WFH Option

3-month moving average salary quoted in job vacancies with a work from home option citing PCI DSS.

PCI DSS salary trend for jobs with a WFH option

PCI DSS
Salary Histogram for Jobs with a WFH Option

Salary distribution for jobs with a work from home option citing PCI DSS over the 6 months to 23 May 2022.

PCI DSS salary histogram for jobs with a WFH option

For the 6 months to 23 May 2022, PCI DSS job roles required the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all permanent jobs with a WFH option and a requirement for PCI DSS.

1 230 (71.21%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 191 (59.13%) Information Security
3 155 (47.99%) GDPR
4 150 (46.44%) Cybersecurity
5 133 (41.18%) Azure
6 122 (37.77%) NIST
7 100 (30.96%) CISSP
8 95 (29.41%) Finance
9 91 (28.17%) Firewall
9 91 (28.17%) Data Protection
10 81 (25.08%) Risk Management
11 80 (24.77%) Penetration Testing
12 78 (24.15%) AWS
13 77 (23.84%) Management Information System
14 70 (21.67%) SIEM
15 64 (19.81%) Cyber Essentials
16 63 (19.50%) Social Skills
17 62 (19.20%) Microsoft 365
18 60 (18.58%) OWASP
19 59 (18.27%) Microsoft
20 58 (17.96%) Windows
20 58 (17.96%) GRC
21 56 (17.34%) Threat Modelling
22 54 (16.72%) CISM
23 50 (15.48%) Security Operations
24 49 (15.17%) Security Management
25 48 (14.86%) DevOps
26 47 (14.55%) Manufacturing
27 46 (14.24%) ISMS
28 45 (13.93%) Information Security Management

PCI DSS
Co-occurring IT Skills with a WFH Option 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 4 (1.24%) Apache Spark
2 3 (0.93%) MS Exchange
3 1 (0.31%) Apache Airflow
3 1 (0.31%) nginx
Applications
1 5 (1.55%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 4 (1.24%) Sentinel
2 1 (0.31%) Dynamics NAV
Cloud Services
1 133 (41.18%) Azure
2 78 (24.15%) AWS
3 62 (19.20%) Microsoft 365
4 42 (13.00%) GCP
5 37 (11.46%) Azure Active Directory
6 32 (9.91%) SaaS
7 18 (5.57%) Azure Sentinel
8 12 (3.72%) Serverless
9 10 (3.10%) Amazon EC2
9 10 (3.10%) Amazon S3
9 10 (3.10%) AWS Lambda
10 9 (2.79%) Amazon SQS
11 8 (2.48%) PaaS
12 7 (2.17%) AWS CloudFormation
12 7 (2.17%) Cloud Computing
12 7 (2.17%) Cloudflare
12 7 (2.17%) Firebase
12 7 (2.17%) GitHub
12 7 (2.17%) GitHub Actions
12 7 (2.17%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 91 (28.17%) Firewall
2 23 (7.12%) Intrusion Detection
3 21 (6.50%) Network Security
4 9 (2.79%) Internet
5 6 (1.86%) SSL
5 6 (1.86%) VPN
6 5 (1.55%) Cisco IPT
6 5 (1.55%) TCP/IP
7 4 (1.24%) SAN
7 4 (1.24%) tcpdump
7 4 (1.24%) WAN
7 4 (1.24%) Wireshark
8 2 (0.62%) DNS
8 2 (0.62%) LAN
8 2 (0.62%) Wi-Fi
9 1 (0.31%) DHCP
9 1 (0.31%) FTP
9 1 (0.31%) SD-WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (3.10%) Amazon RDS
2 6 (1.86%) MySQL
3 4 (1.24%) SQL Server
4 3 (0.93%) Azure SQL Database
4 3 (0.93%) Data Lake
4 3 (0.93%) MariaDB
4 3 (0.93%) SQL Server Analysis Services
4 3 (0.93%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 2 (0.62%) Amazon DynamoDB
6 1 (0.31%) Amazon Redshift
6 1 (0.31%) Data Vault
6 1 (0.31%) NoSQL
6 1 (0.31%) RDBMS
6 1 (0.31%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 11 (3.41%) Git (software)
2 9 (2.79%) Atlassian Bamboo
2 9 (2.79%) Bitbucket
2 9 (2.79%) Gradle
3 7 (2.17%) ERwin
4 6 (1.86%) CMake
5 5 (1.55%) JIRA
6 4 (1.24%) Gatling
6 4 (1.24%) JUnit
6 4 (1.24%) Metasploit
7 3 (0.93%) Artifactory
7 3 (0.93%) Jenkins
7 3 (0.93%) Maven
7 3 (0.93%) PHPUnit
7 3 (0.93%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
8 2 (0.62%) Cucumber
8 2 (0.62%) GitLab
8 2 (0.62%) Selenium
9 1 (0.31%) CircleCI
9 1 (0.31%) JMeter
General
1 95 (29.41%) Finance
2 63 (19.50%) Social Skills
3 47 (14.55%) Manufacturing
4 24 (7.43%) Public Sector
5 23 (7.12%) Legal
6 18 (5.57%) Telecoms
7 13 (4.02%) Banking
7 13 (4.02%) Law
8 12 (3.72%) Inclusion and Diversity
9 11 (3.41%) Analytical Skills
10 10 (3.10%) Retail
11 8 (2.48%) Influencing Skills
11 8 (2.48%) Marketing
12 7 (2.17%) Electronics
13 5 (1.55%) Documentation Skills
13 5 (1.55%) Organisational Skills
13 5 (1.55%) Public Speaking
14 4 (1.24%) Military
15 3 (0.93%) Back Office
15 3 (0.93%) Presentation Skills
Job Titles
1 50 (15.48%) Analyst
2 47 (14.55%) Security Manager
3 45 (13.93%) Consultant
4 39 (12.07%) Security Analyst
4 39 (12.07%) Security Consultant
5 33 (10.22%) Information Security Officer
5 33 (10.22%) Security Officer
6 32 (9.91%) Information Officer
7 29 (8.98%) Security Engineer
8 26 (8.05%) Information Manager
8 26 (8.05%) Information Security Manager
9 19 (5.88%) Architect
9 19 (5.88%) Information Analyst
9 19 (5.88%) Information Security Analyst
10 17 (5.26%) IT Manager
11 16 (4.95%) Security Specialist
12 15 (4.64%) IT Analyst
12 15 (4.64%) IT Security Manager
12 15 (4.64%) Security Architect
12 15 (4.64%) Service Security Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (1.86%) Spring
1 6 (1.86%) Yocto
2 3 (0.93%) CSS
2 3 (0.93%) Dropwizard
2 3 (0.93%) Hibernate
2 3 (0.93%) HTML
2 3 (0.93%) iOS SDK
2 3 (0.93%) jQuery
2 3 (0.93%) LAMP
2 3 (0.93%) REST
2 3 (0.93%) SOAP
2 3 (0.93%) Spring Boot
3 2 (0.62%) .NET
3 2 (0.62%) Node.js
3 2 (0.62%) RabbitMQ
3 2 (0.62%) XML
4 1 (0.31%) EDI
4 1 (0.31%) JSON
4 1 (0.31%) OAuth
4 1 (0.31%) Spring MVC
Miscellaneous
1 77 (23.84%) Management Information System
2 40 (12.38%) Data Protection Act
3 16 (4.95%) Public Cloud
4 15 (4.64%) IoT
5 14 (4.33%) User Experience
6 10 (3.10%) Hybrid Cloud
7 9 (2.79%) Greenfield Project
8 8 (2.48%) Cyberthreat
9 7 (2.17%) Blockchain
9 7 (2.17%) TM Forum
10 6 (1.86%) PKI
10 6 (1.86%) Security Operations Centre
10 6 (1.86%) Self-Motivation
10 6 (1.86%) Virtual Team
11 5 (1.55%) Cloud Native
11 5 (1.55%) Mobile App
12 4 (1.24%) CSOC
12 4 (1.24%) Cyberattack
12 4 (1.24%) Data Centre
12 4 (1.24%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
Operating Systems
1 58 (17.96%) Windows
2 40 (12.38%) Linux
3 36 (11.15%) Windows Server
4 7 (2.17%) Unix
5 6 (1.86%) CentOS
5 6 (1.86%) OpenWrt
6 5 (1.55%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 4 (1.24%) Kali Linux
8 3 (0.93%) Android
8 3 (0.93%) Apple iOS
8 3 (0.93%) Solaris
8 3 (0.93%) Ubuntu
9 2 (0.62%) AIX
10 1 (0.31%) Mac OS
Processes & Methodologies
1 191 (59.13%) Information Security
2 150 (46.44%) Cybersecurity
3 91 (28.17%) Data Protection
4 81 (25.08%) Risk Management
5 80 (24.77%) Penetration Testing
6 70 (21.67%) SIEM
7 60 (18.58%) OWASP
8 56 (17.34%) Threat Modelling
9 50 (15.48%) Security Operations
10 49 (15.17%) Security Management
11 48 (14.86%) DevOps
12 46 (14.24%) ISMS
13 45 (13.93%) Information Security Management
14 44 (13.62%) Agile
14 44 (13.62%) Data Loss Prevention
14 44 (13.62%) Incident Management
15 43 (13.31%) Vulnerability Assessment
16 40 (12.38%) Data Security
16 40 (12.38%) Security Architecture
17 39 (12.07%) Mentoring
Programming Languages
1 17 (5.26%) Python
2 14 (4.33%) Java
3 12 (3.72%) C
4 10 (3.10%) PowerShell
5 9 (2.79%) Kotlin
5 9 (2.79%) SQL
6 8 (2.48%) Bash
7 6 (1.86%) C++
7 6 (1.86%) Go
8 4 (1.24%) PHP
9 3 (0.93%) Apple Swift
9 3 (0.93%) AWK
9 3 (0.93%) Bourne shell
9 3 (0.93%) JavaScript
9 3 (0.93%) Korn
9 3 (0.93%) Objective-C
9 3 (0.93%) Perl
9 3 (0.93%) Shell Script
10 1 (0.31%) Groovy
10 1 (0.31%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 100 (30.96%) CISSP
2 54 (16.72%) CISM
3 34 (10.53%) CISA
4 33 (10.22%) PCI QSA
5 24 (7.43%) Cisco Certification
5 24 (7.43%) Security Cleared
6 21 (6.50%) CRISC
7 20 (6.19%) Degree
8 18 (5.57%) SC Cleared
9 13 (4.02%) GIAC
10 11 (3.41%) BPSS Clearance
10 11 (3.41%) CompTIA Security+
11 9 (2.79%) CEH
12 8 (2.48%) CCSP
12 8 (2.48%) ISO 27001 Lead Auditor
12 8 (2.48%) OSCP
12 8 (2.48%) SANS
13 7 (2.17%) (ISC)2 CCSP
14 6 (1.86%) CREST Certified
14 6 (1.86%) OSCE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 230 (71.21%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 155 (47.99%) GDPR
3 122 (37.77%) NIST
4 64 (19.81%) Cyber Essentials
5 58 (17.96%) GRC
6 14 (4.33%) COBIT
7 13 (4.02%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
7 13 (4.02%) Sarbanes-Oxley
8 12 (3.72%) HIPAA
9 10 (3.10%) Cyber Essentials PLUS
9 10 (3.10%) NCSC
9 10 (3.10%) SOC 2
10 4 (1.24%) GAMP
11 3 (0.93%) COSO
11 3 (0.93%) ISO 22301
11 3 (0.93%) ISO 31000
11 3 (0.93%) PSD2
12 2 (0.62%) NIST 800
12 2 (0.62%) SLA
13 1 (0.31%) ISO 8583
System Software
1 41 (12.69%) Active Directory
2 12 (3.72%) Docker
3 10 (3.10%) VMware Infrastructure
4 4 (1.24%) Snort
5 3 (0.93%) Citrix Hypervisor
5 3 (0.93%) Hyper-V
6 2 (0.62%) BitLocker
6 2 (0.62%) Virtual Machines
7 1 (0.31%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 19 (5.88%) Terraform
2 9 (2.79%) Puppet
3 8 (2.48%) Kubernetes
4 7 (2.17%) Kustomize
5 5 (1.55%) Nessus
5 5 (1.55%) SCCM
6 4 (1.24%) Ansible
6 4 (1.24%) EnCase
6 4 (1.24%) FTK
7 3 (0.93%) EMC NetWorker
7 3 (0.93%) NetBackup
7 3 (0.93%) Oracle ZFS
7 3 (0.93%) Red Hat Satellite
7 3 (0.93%) Suricata
7 3 (0.93%) yum
8 2 (0.62%) CSIRT
9 1 (0.31%) CASB
9 1 (0.31%) Consul
9 1 (0.31%) Host Intrusion Detection System
9 1 (0.31%) Single Sign-On
Vendors
1 59 (18.27%) Microsoft
2 41 (12.69%) Google
3 16 (4.95%) VMware
4 15 (4.64%) Cisco
5 13 (4.02%) Darktrace
6 10 (3.10%) CheckPoint
7 9 (2.79%) IBM
7 9 (2.79%) Oracle
7 9 (2.79%) Qualys
8 8 (2.48%) HP
8 8 (2.48%) SAP
9 7 (2.17%) CyberArk
9 7 (2.17%) F5
9 7 (2.17%) Salesforce.com
9 7 (2.17%) Sparx
10 6 (1.86%) ForgeRock
10 6 (1.86%) Workday
11 5 (1.55%) Aruba
11 5 (1.55%) Citrix
12 4 (1.24%) McAfee