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 19 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
19 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
PCI Qualified Security Assessors (PCI QSA)
Rank 208 224 -
Rank change year-on-year
+16 -
Permanent jobs citing PCI QSA 17 4 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Berkshire 0.29% 0.071% -
As % of the Qualifications category 0.79% 0.21% -
Number of salaries quoted 3 4 0
Average salary £52,500 £41,375 -
Average salary % change year-on-year
+26.88% -
UK excluding London average salary £46,250 £43,750 £65,000
% change year-on-year
+5.71% -32.69%
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
2160 1892 1856
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Berkshire 36.49% 33.70% 33.65%
Number of salaries quoted 1290 1368 1560
Average salary £47,000 £45,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+4.44% +5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £30,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £57,500 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £41,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+2.50% -

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 19 September 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 19 September 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 - 15 £27,500 -
Reading -4 1 £52,500 +23.52% 1
PCI QSA
South East

PCI QSA
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Berkshire

For the 6 months to 19 September 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%) CISSP
2 30 (76.92%) ITIL
2 30 (76.92%) PRINCE2
2 30 (76.92%) CISA
2 30 (76.92%) CISM
2 30 (76.92%) COBIT
3 28 (71.79%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 27 (69.23%) Information Security
5 26 (66.67%) Linux
5 26 (66.67%) Sarbanes-Oxley
5 26 (66.67%) Penetration Testing
6 25 (64.10%) Windows
7 22 (56.41%) PCI DSS
8 15 (38.46%) Stakeholder Management
9 14 (35.90%) SQL
9 14 (35.90%) Database Security
10 12 (30.77%) VPN
11 11 (28.21%) LAN
11 11 (28.21%) WAN
11 11 (28.21%) Relational Database
11 11 (28.21%) Enterprise Architecture
11 11 (28.21%) Network Security
11 11 (28.21%) Vulnerability Management
12 5 (12.82%) Management Information System
13 4 (10.26%) Firewall
13 4 (10.26%) TCP/IP
13 4 (10.26%) Project Management
14 3 (7.69%) BGP
14 3 (7.69%) OSPF
14 3 (7.69%) VMware

PCI QSA
Top Related IT Skills in Berkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 19 September 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 12 (30.77%) VPN
2 11 (28.21%) LAN
2 11 (28.21%) WAN
2 11 (28.21%) Network Security
3 4 (10.26%) TCP/IP
3 4 (10.26%) Firewall
4 3 (7.69%) OSPF
4 3 (7.69%) BGP
5 1 (2.56%) WAAS
5 1 (2.56%) DNS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (28.21%) Relational Database
General
1 2 (5.13%) Finance
Job Titles
1 29 (74.36%) Consultant
1 29 (74.36%) Security Consultant
2 15 (38.46%) IT Consultant
2 15 (38.46%) IT Security Consultant
3 11 (28.21%) Senior Security Consultant
3 11 (28.21%) Senior Consultant
4 2 (5.13%) Architect
4 2 (5.13%) Analyst
4 2 (5.13%) Security Analyst
4 2 (5.13%) Principal Consultant
4 2 (5.13%) Information Analyst
4 2 (5.13%) Information Security Analyst
4 2 (5.13%) Principal Security Consultant
5 1 (2.56%) Risk Consultant
Miscellaneous
1 5 (12.82%) Management Information System
2 2 (5.13%) Data Protection Act
Operating Systems
1 26 (66.67%) Linux
2 25 (64.10%) Windows
3 1 (2.56%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 30 (76.92%) ITIL
1 30 (76.92%) PRINCE2
2 27 (69.23%) Information Security
3 26 (66.67%) Penetration Testing
4 15 (38.46%) Stakeholder Management
5 14 (35.90%) Database Security
6 11 (28.21%) Vulnerability Management
6 11 (28.21%) Enterprise Architecture
7 4 (10.26%) Project Management
8 3 (7.69%) Business Development
9 2 (5.13%) Data Protection
9 2 (5.13%) Data Security
9 2 (5.13%) Risk Assessment
10 1 (2.56%) Business Continuity
10 1 (2.56%) Service Delivery
Programming Languages
1 14 (35.90%) SQL
Qualifications
1 31 (79.49%) CISSP
2 30 (76.92%) CISA
2 30 (76.92%) CISM
3 2 (5.13%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 30 (76.92%) COBIT
2 28 (71.79%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 26 (66.67%) Sarbanes-Oxley
4 22 (56.41%) 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
Reading, Oxfordshire
NTT Com Security (UK) Limited
Salary: Excellent
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