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 March 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
27 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
PCI Qualified Security Assessors (PCI QSA)
Rank 215 216 218
Rank change year-on-year
+1 +2
Permanent jobs citing PCI QSA 6 7 6
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Berkshire 0.11% 0.13% 0.11%
As % of the Qualifications category 0.29% 0.39% 0.33%
Number of salaries quoted 3 7 5
Average salary £62,500 £42,500 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+47.05% -5.55%
UK excluding London average salary £60,000 £45,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year
+33.33% -
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
2048 1801 1835
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Berkshire 37.44% 32.18% 35.15%
Number of salaries quoted 1372 1230 1330
Average salary £50,000 £45,000 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+11.11% -
90% offered a salary of more than £28,000 £27,500 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £60,000 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -

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 27 March 2015.

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 27 March 2015. 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 +8 3 - -
Reading - 2 £63,750 - 1
PCI QSA
South East

PCI QSA
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Berkshire

For the 6 months to 27 March 2015, 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 24 (96.00%) CISSP
2 21 (84.00%) CISA
2 21 (84.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 20 (80.00%) CISM
3 20 (80.00%) ITIL
3 20 (80.00%) PRINCE2
4 15 (60.00%) Sarbanes-Oxley
5 13 (52.00%) Network Security
6 12 (48.00%) COBIT
6 12 (48.00%) Linux
7 11 (44.00%) LAN
7 11 (44.00%) WAN
7 11 (44.00%) Windows
7 11 (44.00%) Information Security
7 11 (44.00%) Penetration Testing
7 11 (44.00%) Enterprise Architecture
7 11 (44.00%) Vulnerability Management
7 11 (44.00%) Relational Database
8 10 (40.00%) PCI DSS
9 8 (32.00%) SIEM
9 8 (32.00%) CRISC
9 8 (32.00%) Banking
9 8 (32.00%) TOGAF
9 8 (32.00%) VPN
10 7 (28.00%) Manufacturing
10 7 (28.00%) Games
10 7 (28.00%) Agile Software Development
10 7 (28.00%) Retail
11 5 (20.00%) Firewall
11 5 (20.00%) Information Security Management

PCI QSA
Top Related IT Skills in Berkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 27 March 2015, 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 13 (52.00%) Network Security
2 11 (44.00%) LAN
2 11 (44.00%) WAN
3 8 (32.00%) VPN
4 5 (20.00%) Firewall
5 4 (16.00%) Wireless
6 1 (4.00%) WAAS
6 1 (4.00%) DNS
6 1 (4.00%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (44.00%) Relational Database
General
1 8 (32.00%) Banking
2 7 (28.00%) Retail
2 7 (28.00%) Manufacturing
2 7 (28.00%) Games
3 4 (16.00%) Marketing
4 1 (4.00%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 24 (96.00%) Consultant
2 22 (88.00%) Security Consultant
3 4 (16.00%) Principal Consultant
3 4 (16.00%) Information Security Consultant
3 4 (16.00%) Principal Security Consultant
4 2 (8.00%) Risk Consultant
5 1 (4.00%) Architect
5 1 (4.00%) Network Architect
5 1 (4.00%) Network Security Architect
5 1 (4.00%) Security Architect
Miscellaneous
1 4 (16.00%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 12 (48.00%) Linux
2 11 (44.00%) Windows
3 1 (4.00%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 20 (80.00%) ITIL
1 20 (80.00%) PRINCE2
2 11 (44.00%) Penetration Testing
2 11 (44.00%) Enterprise Architecture
2 11 (44.00%) Information Security
2 11 (44.00%) Vulnerability Management
3 8 (32.00%) TOGAF
3 8 (32.00%) SIEM
4 7 (28.00%) Agile Software Development
5 5 (20.00%) Information Security Management
5 5 (20.00%) Security Management
6 4 (16.00%) Project Planning
6 4 (16.00%) Load Balancing
6 4 (16.00%) Resource Management
7 3 (12.00%) Time Management
8 2 (8.00%) Business Continuity
9 1 (4.00%) Project Management
Programming Languages
1 1 (4.00%) C
Qualifications
1 24 (96.00%) CISSP
2 21 (84.00%) CISA
3 20 (80.00%) CISM
4 8 (32.00%) CRISC
5 4 (16.00%) Degree
6 1 (4.00%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 21 (84.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 15 (60.00%) Sarbanes-Oxley
3 12 (48.00%) COBIT
4 10 (40.00%) PCI DSS
5 2 (8.00%) BS25999
Berkshire
DCL Search & Selection
Salary: £60000 - £65000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Reading, Berkshire
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 50,000 to 65,000 + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago