The table below looks at the statistics for PCI QSA in IT jobs advertised for the City of London region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited PCI QSA over the 3 months to 28 February 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

3 months to
28 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
PCI Qualified Security Assessors (PCI QSA)
London / City of London
Rank 217 253 314
Rank change year-on-year
+36 +61
Permanent jobs citing PCI QSA 16 6 2
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the City of London 0.32% 0.088% 0.020%
As % of the Qualifications category 1.30% 0.34% 0.078%
Number of salaries quoted 16 5 2
Median salary £32,000 £33,500 £65,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
-4.47% -48.46%
UK excluding London median salary £60,000 £62,500 £60,000
% change year-on-year
-4.00% +4.16%

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

Qualifications Category
City of London
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Qualifications category
1228 1784 2580
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the City of London 24.45% 26.17% 25.23%
Number of salaries quoted 1114 1583 2174
Median salary £57,500 £55,000 £52,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+4.54% +4.76%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £35,000 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £95,000 £72,500 £80,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £42,500

PCI QSA
Jobs Demand Trend in the City of London

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

PCI QSA Jobs Demand Trend in the City of London

PCI QSA
Salary Trend in the City of London

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

PCI QSA Salary Trend in the City of London

PCI QSA
Salary Histogram in the City of London

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing PCI QSA across the City of London region over the 3 months to 28 February 2017.

PCI QSA Salary Histogram in the City of London

PCI QSA
Top 26 Related IT Skills in the City of London

For the 6 months to 28 February 2017, 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 City of London region with a requirement for PCI QSA.

1 27 (100.00%) PCI DSS
2 25 (92.59%) Data Analysis
2 25 (92.59%) Analytical Skills
2 25 (92.59%) Compliance Audit
2 25 (92.59%) Single Customer View
2 25 (92.59%) SQL
2 25 (92.59%) CISA
2 25 (92.59%) Finance
3 17 (62.96%) Stakeholder Management
3 17 (62.96%) MS Office
3 17 (62.96%) MS Excel
3 17 (62.96%) Microsoft
3 17 (62.96%) MS PowerPoint
4 8 (29.63%) Continuous Improvement
4 8 (29.63%) Line Management
4 8 (29.63%) Banking
4 8 (29.63%) Risk Management
5 7 (25.93%) IT Audit
6 2 (7.41%) Information Security
6 2 (7.41%) Validation
7 1 (3.70%) Business Continuity
7 1 (3.70%) CISSP
7 1 (3.70%) CISM
7 1 (3.70%) Information Security Management
7 1 (3.70%) Security Management
7 1 (3.70%) ISO/IEC 27001

PCI QSA
Top Related IT Skills in the City of London 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:

Applications
1 17 (62.96%) MS Excel
1 17 (62.96%) MS Office
1 17 (62.96%) MS PowerPoint
General
1 25 (92.59%) Finance
2 8 (29.63%) Banking
Job Titles
1 25 (92.59%) Analyst
2 17 (62.96%) Audit Analyst
3 14 (51.85%) Data Analyst
4 8 (29.63%) SQL Analyst
4 8 (29.63%) SQL Data Analyst
5 7 (25.93%) IT Analyst
6 4 (14.81%) Excel Analyst
7 2 (7.41%) Consultant
7 2 (7.41%) Information Security Consultant
7 2 (7.41%) Security Consultant
8 1 (3.70%) PCI DSS Consultant
Miscellaneous
1 25 (92.59%) Analytical Skills
Processes & Methodologies
1 25 (92.59%) Compliance Audit
1 25 (92.59%) Data Analysis
1 25 (92.59%) Single Customer View
2 17 (62.96%) Stakeholder Management
3 8 (29.63%) Continuous Improvement
3 8 (29.63%) Line Management
3 8 (29.63%) Risk Management
4 7 (25.93%) IT Audit
5 2 (7.41%) Information Security
5 2 (7.41%) Validation
6 1 (3.70%) Business Continuity
6 1 (3.70%) Information Security Management
6 1 (3.70%) Security Management
Programming Languages
1 25 (92.59%) SQL
Qualifications
1 25 (92.59%) CISA
2 1 (3.70%) CISM
2 1 (3.70%) CISSP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 27 (100.00%) PCI DSS
2 1 (3.70%) ISO/IEC 27001
Vendors
1 17 (62.96%) Microsoft