The first table below looks at the demand 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 24 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all Qualifications for the Berkshire region.

Location
3 months to
24 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
PCI Qualified Security Assessors (PCI QSA)
Rank 186 215 227
Rank change year-on-year
+29 +12
Permanent jobs citing PCI QSA 24 4 6
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Berkshire 0.43% 0.073% 0.10%
As % of the Qualifications category 1.17% 0.21% 0.32%
Number of salaries quoted 12 4 6
Average salary £27,500 £50,375 £57,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-45.40% -12.39%
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £45,000 £65,000
% change year-on-year
- -30.76%
Qualifications Category
Berkshire
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Qualifications category
2052 1948 1882
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Berkshire 36.55% 35.54% 31.53%
Number of salaries quoted 1280 1492 1567
Average salary £47,500 £45,000 £41,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.55% +9.75%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,000 £27,500 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £57,500 £62,500
UK excluding London average salary £41,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+2.50% -
PCI QSA
South East

PCI QSA
Jobs Demand Trend in Berkshire

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing PCI QSA across the Berkshire region as a proportion of the total demand within 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
Salary Histogram in Berkshire

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing PCI QSA across the Berkshire region over the 3 months to 24 July 2014.

PCI QSA Salary Histogram in Berkshire

PCI QSA
Job Locations in Berkshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing PCI QSA within the Berkshire region over the 3 months to 24 July 2014. 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
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Average Salary
Last 3 Months
Average Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Newbury - 21 £27,500 -
Slough - 2 £70,500 -
PCI QSA
South East

PCI QSA
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Berkshire

For the 6 months to 24 July 2014, IT jobs across the Berkshire region citing PCI QSA also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled that cited PCI QSA.

1 31 (79.49%) ITIL
1 31 (79.49%) CISSP
1 31 (79.49%) CISA
1 31 (79.49%) CISM
1 31 (79.49%) COBIT
2 24 (61.54%) PRINCE2
3 23 (58.97%) Information Security
3 23 (58.97%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 21 (53.85%) Sarbanes-Oxley
4 21 (53.85%) Penetration Testing
5 20 (51.28%) Windows
5 20 (51.28%) Linux
6 19 (48.72%) PCI DSS
7 12 (30.77%) Stakeholder Management
8 11 (28.21%) SQL
8 11 (28.21%) Database Security
9 10 (25.64%) Project Management
10 9 (23.08%) VPN
10 9 (23.08%) LAN
10 9 (23.08%) WAN
10 9 (23.08%) Relational Database
10 9 (23.08%) Enterprise Architecture
10 9 (23.08%) Vulnerability Management
10 9 (23.08%) Network Security
11 7 (17.95%) Telecoms
11 7 (17.95%) Internet
12 5 (12.82%) Management Information System
13 3 (7.69%) Business Development
13 3 (7.69%) VMware Infrastructure
13 3 (7.69%) Hyper-V

PCI QSA
Top Related IT Skills in Berkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 24 July 2014, IT jobs across the Berkshire region citing PCI QSA also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled that cited PCI QSA. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Communications & Networking
1 9 (23.08%) VPN
1 9 (23.08%) LAN
1 9 (23.08%) WAN
1 9 (23.08%) Network Security
2 7 (17.95%) Internet
3 3 (7.69%) BGP
3 3 (7.69%) OSPF
3 3 (7.69%) TCP/IP
3 3 (7.69%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (23.08%) Relational Database
General
1 7 (17.95%) Telecoms
2 2 (5.13%) Finance
Job Titles
1 22 (56.41%) Consultant
1 22 (56.41%) Security Consultant
2 13 (33.33%) IT Security Consultant
2 13 (33.33%) IT Consultant
3 8 (20.51%) Senior Security Consultant
3 8 (20.51%) Senior Consultant
4 7 (17.95%) Project Manager
4 7 (17.95%) Security Manager
4 7 (17.95%) Security Project Manager
5 2 (5.13%) Security Analyst
5 2 (5.13%) Analyst
5 2 (5.13%) Architect
5 2 (5.13%) Information Analyst
5 2 (5.13%) Information Security Analyst
6 1 (2.56%) Principal Security Consultant
6 1 (2.56%) Principal Consultant
Miscellaneous
1 5 (12.82%) Management Information System
2 2 (5.13%) Data Protection Act
Operating Systems
1 20 (51.28%) Windows
1 20 (51.28%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 31 (79.49%) ITIL
2 24 (61.54%) PRINCE2
3 23 (58.97%) Information Security
4 21 (53.85%) Penetration Testing
5 12 (30.77%) Stakeholder Management
6 11 (28.21%) Database Security
7 10 (25.64%) Project Management
8 9 (23.08%) Enterprise Architecture
8 9 (23.08%) Vulnerability Management
9 3 (7.69%) Business Development
10 2 (5.13%) Data Security
10 2 (5.13%) Risk Assessment
10 2 (5.13%) Data Protection
11 1 (2.56%) Service Delivery
Programming Languages
1 11 (28.21%) SQL
Qualifications
1 31 (79.49%) CISSP
1 31 (79.49%) CISA
1 31 (79.49%) CISM
2 2 (5.13%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 31 (79.49%) COBIT
2 23 (58.97%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 21 (53.85%) Sarbanes-Oxley
4 19 (48.72%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 3 (7.69%) VMware Infrastructure
1 3 (7.69%) Hyper-V
Vendors
1 3 (7.69%) VMware
2 2 (5.13%) McAfee