The table below looks at the statistics for PCI QSA in IT jobs advertised for the East of England region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited PCI QSA over the 3 months to 2 September 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
2 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
PCI Qualified Security Assessors (PCI QSA)
Rank 252 255 -
Rank change year-on-year
+3 -
Permanent jobs citing PCI QSA 2 4 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the East of England 0.027% 0.052% -
As % of the Qualifications category 0.086% 0.17% -
Number of salaries quoted 1 4 0
Average salary £72,500 £45,000 -
Average salary % change year-on-year
+61.11% -
UK excluding London average salary £67,500 £45,000 £41,250
% change year-on-year
+50.00% +9.09%
PCI QSA
England

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

Qualifications Category
East of England
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Qualifications category
2338 2377 2079
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the East of England 31.64% 30.76% 28.76%
Number of salaries quoted 2009 1854 1723
Average salary £44,500 £42,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+4.70% +6.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,000 £28,000 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £57,500 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+2.40% +3.75%

PCI QSA
Jobs Demand Trend in the East of England

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing PCI QSA across the East of England region as a proportion of the total demand within the Qualifications category.

PCI QSA Jobs Demand Trend in the East of England

PCI QSA
Salary Trend in the East of England

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

PCI QSA Salary Trend in the East of England

PCI QSA
Job Locations in the East of England

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing PCI QSA within the East of England region over the 3 months to 2 September 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
Cambridgeshire - 1 £72,500 -
Hertfordshire - 1 - -
PCI QSA
England

PCI QSA
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the East of England

For the 6 months to 2 September 2015, IT jobs across the East of England 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 5 (100.00%) Information Security
1 5 (100.00%) PCI DSS
2 3 (60.00%) Splunk
2 3 (60.00%) Vulnerability Assessment
2 3 (60.00%) Intrusion Detection
2 3 (60.00%) Penetration Testing
2 3 (60.00%) Tripwire
2 3 (60.00%) Windows
2 3 (60.00%) CISSP
2 3 (60.00%) Firewall
2 3 (60.00%) Information Security Management
2 3 (60.00%) Security Management
2 3 (60.00%) Management Information System
2 3 (60.00%) Change Management
2 3 (60.00%) Finance
2 3 (60.00%) Stakeholder Management
2 3 (60.00%) Vulnerability Management
2 3 (60.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 2 (40.00%) Protective Monitoring
3 2 (40.00%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
3 2 (40.00%) DDoS Mitigation
3 2 (40.00%) Business Continuity
3 2 (40.00%) CISM
3 2 (40.00%) TCP/IP
3 2 (40.00%) VPN
3 2 (40.00%) DNS
3 2 (40.00%) Ethical Hacking
3 2 (40.00%) Risk Assessment
4 1 (20.00%) Retail
4 1 (20.00%) Incident Management

PCI QSA
Top Related IT Skills in the East of England by Category

For the 6 months to 2 September 2015, IT jobs across the East of England 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 3 (60.00%) Firewall
1 3 (60.00%) Intrusion Detection
2 2 (40.00%) TCP/IP
2 2 (40.00%) VPN
2 2 (40.00%) DNS
General
1 3 (60.00%) Finance
2 1 (20.00%) Retail
Job Titles
1 3 (60.00%) Analyst
1 3 (60.00%) Security Analyst
2 1 (20.00%) Information Manager
2 1 (20.00%) Information Security Manager
2 1 (20.00%) Security Manager
Miscellaneous
1 3 (60.00%) Management Information System
2 2 (40.00%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
Operating Systems
1 3 (60.00%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (100.00%) Information Security
2 3 (60.00%) Stakeholder Management
2 3 (60.00%) Change Management
2 3 (60.00%) Information Security Management
2 3 (60.00%) Security Management
2 3 (60.00%) Vulnerability Assessment
2 3 (60.00%) Penetration Testing
2 3 (60.00%) Vulnerability Management
3 2 (40.00%) Protective Monitoring
3 2 (40.00%) DDoS Mitigation
3 2 (40.00%) Business Continuity
3 2 (40.00%) Risk Assessment
3 2 (40.00%) Ethical Hacking
4 1 (20.00%) Risk Management
4 1 (20.00%) Disaster Recovery
4 1 (20.00%) Business Continuity Planning
4 1 (20.00%) Incident Management
4 1 (20.00%) Security Architecture
4 1 (20.00%) Change Control
4 1 (20.00%) BCP
Qualifications
1 3 (60.00%) CISSP
2 2 (40.00%) CISM
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (100.00%) PCI DSS
2 3 (60.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
Vendors
1 3 (60.00%) Tripwire
1 3 (60.00%) Splunk