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 14 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
14 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
PCI Qualified Security Assessors (PCI QSA)
Rank 261 319 316
Rank change year-on-year
+58 -3
Permanent jobs citing PCI QSA 4 2 1
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the City of London 0.059% 0.020% 0.010%
As % of the Qualifications category 0.23% 0.078% 0.039%
Number of salaries quoted 3 2 1
Average salary £33,500 £65,000 £90,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-48.46% -27.77%
UK excluding London average salary £57,500 £60,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year
-4.16% +20.00%
PCI QSA
London

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
1774 2570 2547
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the City of London 26.23% 25.14% 24.64%
Number of salaries quoted 1588 2208 2162
Average salary £55,000 £52,500 £52,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+4.76% -
90% offered a salary of more than £36,500 £32,500 £31,975
10% offered a salary of more than £80,000 £75,000 £72,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
- +6.25%

PCI QSA
Jobs Demand Trend in the City of London

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing PCI QSA across the City of London region as a proportion of the total demand within 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
Top 15 Related IT Skills in the City of London

For the 6 months to 14 February 2016, IT jobs across the City of London 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 4 (100.00%) SQL
1 4 (100.00%) MS Office
1 4 (100.00%) MS Excel
1 4 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 4 (100.00%) CISA
1 4 (100.00%) Data Analysis
1 4 (100.00%) MS PowerPoint
1 4 (100.00%) Stakeholder Management
1 4 (100.00%) Analytical Skills
1 4 (100.00%) Compliance Audit
2 3 (75.00%) Finance
3 1 (25.00%) Continuous Improvement
3 1 (25.00%) Line Management
3 1 (25.00%) Risk Management
3 1 (25.00%) Banking

PCI QSA
Top Related IT Skills in the City of London by Category

For the 6 months to 14 February 2016, IT jobs across the City of London 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.

Applications
1 4 (100.00%) MS Excel
1 4 (100.00%) MS Office
1 4 (100.00%) MS PowerPoint
General
1 3 (75.00%) Finance
2 1 (25.00%) Banking
Job Titles
1 4 (100.00%) Analyst
2 2 (50.00%) Audit Analyst
2 2 (50.00%) Data Analyst
Miscellaneous
1 4 (100.00%) Analytical Skills
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (100.00%) Compliance Audit
1 4 (100.00%) Data Analysis
1 4 (100.00%) Stakeholder Management
2 1 (25.00%) Continuous Improvement
2 1 (25.00%) Line Management
2 1 (25.00%) Risk Management
Programming Languages
1 4 (100.00%) SQL
Qualifications
1 4 (100.00%) CISA
Vendors
1 4 (100.00%) Microsoft