The table below looks at the statistics for PCI QSA in IT jobs advertised for the Berkshire region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited PCI QSA over the 3 months to 27 August 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

3 months to
27 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
PCI Qualified Security Assessors (PCI QSA)
Rank 205 223 207
Rank change year-on-year
+18 -16
Permanent jobs citing PCI QSA 7 6 26
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Berkshire 0.16% 0.12% 0.44%
As % of the Qualifications category 0.49% 0.35% 1.19%
Number of salaries quoted 6 5 9
Median salary £62,500 £67,500 £27,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
-7.40% +145.45%
UK excluding London median salary £62,500 £67,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year
-7.40% +50.00%
PCI QSA
South East

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Qualifications category in permanent jobs advertised in the Berkshire region.

Qualifications Category
Berkshire
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Qualifications category
1415 1719 2180
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Berkshire 31.77% 33.58% 36.96%
Number of salaries quoted 1072 1257 1327
Median salary £52,500 £47,500 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+10.52% -
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £27,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £70,000 £67,500
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £41,500
% change year-on-year
- +2.40%

PCI QSA
Jobs Demand Trend in Berkshire

The demand trend of job ads across the Berkshire region citing PCI QSA as a proportion of all IT jobs with a match in the Qualifications category.

PCI QSA Jobs Demand Trend in Berkshire

PCI QSA
Salary Trend in Berkshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing PCI QSA across the Berkshire region.

PCI QSA Salary Trend in Berkshire

PCI QSA
Job Locations in Berkshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing PCI QSA within the Berkshire region over the 3 months to 27 August 2016. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Reading +6 1 - -
PCI QSA
South East

PCI QSA
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Berkshire

For the 6 months to 27 August 2016, IT jobs citing PCI QSA 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 Berkshire region with a requirement for PCI QSA.

1 12 (100.00%) CISSP
2 11 (91.67%) CISM
2 11 (91.67%) Information Security
2 11 (91.67%) PCI DSS
3 10 (83.33%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 10 (83.33%) Security Management
4 9 (75.00%) Business Continuity
5 8 (66.67%) Finance
6 7 (58.33%) Management Information System
6 7 (58.33%) Information Security Management
6 7 (58.33%) Data Security
6 7 (58.33%) C
6 7 (58.33%) Degree
6 7 (58.33%) Retail
6 7 (58.33%) Business Continuity Management
6 7 (58.33%) Data Privacy
6 7 (58.33%) ISO22301
6 7 (58.33%) Virtual Team Management
6 7 (58.33%) Virtual Team
6 7 (58.33%) Remediation Plan
7 3 (25.00%) Stakeholder Engagement
7 3 (25.00%) SC Cleared
7 3 (25.00%) Security Cleared
7 3 (25.00%) Stakeholder Management
8 2 (16.67%) Risk Management
8 2 (16.67%) CISA
8 2 (16.67%) iPad
9 1 (8.33%) IT Audit
9 1 (8.33%) Drupal
9 1 (8.33%) CESG

PCI QSA
Top Related IT Skills in Berkshire 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 1 (8.33%) Drupal
Cloud Services
1 1 (8.33%) Amazon AWS
General
1 8 (66.67%) Finance
2 7 (58.33%) Retail
Job Titles
1 7 (58.33%) Security Manager
2 3 (25.00%) Compliance Specialist
2 3 (25.00%) Security Compliance Specialist
2 3 (25.00%) Security Specialist
3 1 (8.33%) Analyst
3 1 (8.33%) CISSP Specialist
3 1 (8.33%) Consultant
3 1 (8.33%) Information Analyst
3 1 (8.33%) Information Security Analyst
3 1 (8.33%) IT Consultant
3 1 (8.33%) IT Security Consultant
3 1 (8.33%) Security Analyst
3 1 (8.33%) Security Consultant
Miscellaneous
1 7 (58.33%) Management Information System
1 7 (58.33%) Virtual Team
2 2 (16.67%) iPad
3 1 (8.33%) CESG
Operating Systems
1 1 (8.33%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (91.67%) Information Security
2 10 (83.33%) Security Management
3 9 (75.00%) Business Continuity
4 7 (58.33%) Business Continuity Management
4 7 (58.33%) Data Privacy
4 7 (58.33%) Data Security
4 7 (58.33%) Information Security Management
4 7 (58.33%) Remediation Plan
4 7 (58.33%) Virtual Team Management
5 3 (25.00%) Stakeholder Engagement
5 3 (25.00%) Stakeholder Management
6 2 (16.67%) Risk Management
7 1 (8.33%) Digital Forensics
7 1 (8.33%) IT Audit
7 1 (8.33%) Presales
7 1 (8.33%) Security Operations
Programming Languages
1 7 (58.33%) C
Qualifications
1 12 (100.00%) CISSP
2 11 (91.67%) CISM
3 7 (58.33%) Degree
4 3 (25.00%) SC Cleared
4 3 (25.00%) Security Cleared
5 2 (16.67%) CISA
6 1 (8.33%) CEH
6 1 (8.33%) SSCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (91.67%) PCI DSS
2 10 (83.33%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 7 (58.33%) ISO22301