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 24 June 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

3 months to
24 Jun 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
PCI Qualified Security Assessors (PCI QSA)
Rank 208 223 196
Rank change year-on-year
+15 -27
Permanent jobs citing PCI QSA 7 10 22
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Berkshire 0.16% 0.19% 0.39%
As % of the Qualifications category 0.48% 0.55% 1.08%
Number of salaries quoted 5 9 19
Median salary £62,500 £67,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
-7.40% +68.75%
UK excluding London median salary £62,500 £66,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year
-5.30% +46.66%
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
1467 1812 2028
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Berkshire 32.59% 35.14% 35.87%
Number of salaries quoted 1123 1222 1322
Median salary £52,500 £49,250 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+6.59% +9.44%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £25,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £70,000 £70,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,000 £41,000
% change year-on-year
+1.19% +2.43%

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 24 June 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
Maidenhead - 2 £60,000 -
Reading -1 1 £62,500 -7.40%
Slough - 1 - -
PCI QSA
South East

PCI QSA
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Berkshire

For the 6 months to 24 June 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 7 (100.00%) CISSP
2 6 (85.71%) CISM
2 6 (85.71%) Security Management
2 6 (85.71%) Information Security
2 6 (85.71%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 5 (71.43%) Business Continuity
4 4 (57.14%) Finance
5 3 (42.86%) Stakeholder Management
5 3 (42.86%) Management Information System
5 3 (42.86%) Information Security Management
5 3 (42.86%) Data Security
5 3 (42.86%) C
5 3 (42.86%) Virtual Team Management
5 3 (42.86%) Virtual Team
5 3 (42.86%) Retail
5 3 (42.86%) Degree
5 3 (42.86%) PCI DSS
5 3 (42.86%) SC Cleared
5 3 (42.86%) Security Cleared
5 3 (42.86%) Stakeholder Engagement
5 3 (42.86%) Business Continuity Management
5 3 (42.86%) Data Privacy
5 3 (42.86%) ISO22301
6 2 (28.57%) CISA
6 2 (28.57%) Risk Management
7 1 (14.29%) CESG
7 1 (14.29%) Presales
7 1 (14.29%) Security Operations
7 1 (14.29%) iPad
7 1 (14.29%) IT Audit

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:

General
1 4 (57.14%) Finance
2 3 (42.86%) Retail
Job Titles
1 3 (42.86%) Compliance Specialist
1 3 (42.86%) Security Compliance Specialist
1 3 (42.86%) Security Manager
1 3 (42.86%) Security Specialist
2 1 (14.29%) CISSP Specialist
2 1 (14.29%) Consultant
2 1 (14.29%) IT Consultant
2 1 (14.29%) IT Security Consultant
2 1 (14.29%) Security Consultant
Miscellaneous
1 3 (42.86%) Management Information System
1 3 (42.86%) Virtual Team
2 1 (14.29%) CESG
2 1 (14.29%) iPad
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (85.71%) Information Security
1 6 (85.71%) Security Management
2 5 (71.43%) Business Continuity
3 3 (42.86%) Business Continuity Management
3 3 (42.86%) Data Privacy
3 3 (42.86%) Data Security
3 3 (42.86%) Information Security Management
3 3 (42.86%) Stakeholder Engagement
3 3 (42.86%) Stakeholder Management
3 3 (42.86%) Virtual Team Management
4 2 (28.57%) Risk Management
5 1 (14.29%) IT Audit
5 1 (14.29%) Presales
5 1 (14.29%) Security Operations
Programming Languages
1 3 (42.86%) C
Qualifications
1 7 (100.00%) CISSP
2 6 (85.71%) CISM
3 3 (42.86%) Degree
3 3 (42.86%) SC Cleared
3 3 (42.86%) Security Cleared
4 2 (28.57%) CISA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (85.71%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 3 (42.86%) ISO22301
2 3 (42.86%) PCI DSS