The table below looks at the statistics for PCI QSA in IT jobs advertised for the England region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited PCI QSA over the 3 months to 4 May 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

3 months to
4 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
PCI Qualified Security Assessors (PCI QSA)
Rank 841 902 922
Rank change year-on-year
+61 +20
Permanent jobs citing PCI QSA 82 40 46
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 0.085% 0.039% 0.041%
As % of the Qualifications category 0.32% 0.14% 0.15%
Number of salaries quoted 61 27 40
Median salary £60,000 £62,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
-4.00% +38.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £33,500 £53,500 £40,500
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £85,000 £72,500
UK excluding London median salary £62,500 £64,250 £42,500
% change year-on-year
-2.72% +51.17%
PCI QSA
UK

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

Qualifications Category
England
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Qualifications category
26003 28259 30336
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 27.07% 27.48% 27.27%
Number of salaries quoted 21152 22245 24515
Median salary £47,500 £45,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+5.55% -
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £72,500 £67,500 £67,500
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
- +6.25%

PCI QSA
Jobs Demand Trend in England

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

PCI QSA Jobs Demand Trend in England

PCI QSA
Salary Trend in England

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

PCI QSA Salary Trend in England

PCI QSA
Salary Histogram in England

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing PCI QSA across the England region over the 3 months to 4 May 2016.

PCI QSA Salary Histogram in England

PCI QSA
Job Locations in England

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing PCI QSA within the England region over the 3 months to 4 May 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
London +24 43 £37,000 -41.96% 4
South West +8 10 £65,000 +62.50% 1
East Midlands - 8 £42,500 - 1
South East +10 6 £62,500 -3.84% 1
North West - 6 £52,500 - 2
Yorkshire +8 2 £60,000 -
West Midlands - 2 £61,250 - 1
North East - 1 £60,000 -
PCI QSA
UK

PCI QSA
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 4 May 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 England region with a requirement for PCI QSA.

1 91 (67.91%) CISSP
2 85 (63.43%) PCI DSS
3 77 (57.46%) Information Security
4 76 (56.72%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 68 (50.75%) Finance
6 59 (44.03%) CISA
7 45 (33.58%) Risk Management
8 43 (32.09%) CISM
9 37 (27.61%) Stakeholder Management
9 37 (27.61%) Presales
10 32 (23.88%) MS Office
10 32 (23.88%) MS Excel
10 32 (23.88%) Microsoft
11 27 (20.15%) Cybersecurity
12 26 (19.40%) Analytical Skills
12 26 (19.40%) CESG
13 25 (18.66%) SQL
14 24 (17.91%) Management Information System
14 24 (17.91%) Compliance Audit
15 23 (17.16%) CESG Certified Professional
15 23 (17.16%) GAP Analysis
16 21 (15.67%) Data Security
16 21 (15.67%) Security Management
17 20 (14.93%) Firewall
17 20 (14.93%) Data Analysis
18 19 (14.18%) MS PowerPoint
18 19 (14.18%) CLAS
19 17 (12.69%) Degree
19 17 (12.69%) COBIT
20 15 (11.19%) CISMP

PCI QSA
Top Related IT Skills in England 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 32 (23.88%) MS Excel
1 32 (23.88%) MS Office
2 19 (14.18%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 3 (2.24%) SAP Oil and Gas
Communications & Networking
1 20 (14.93%) Firewall
2 1 (0.75%) Internet
2 1 (0.75%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (1.49%) SQL Server
General
1 68 (50.75%) Finance
2 6 (4.48%) Law
2 6 (4.48%) Legal
3 4 (2.99%) Banking
4 3 (2.24%) Electronics
4 3 (2.24%) French Language
4 3 (2.24%) Manufacturing
4 3 (2.24%) Marketing
4 3 (2.24%) Telecoms
5 2 (1.49%) Back Office
5 2 (1.49%) Retail
Job Titles
1 82 (61.19%) Consultant
2 57 (42.54%) Security Consultant
3 23 (17.16%) Analyst
4 17 (12.69%) Audit Analyst
5 15 (11.19%) Compliance Consultant
6 12 (8.96%) Information Security Consultant
7 11 (8.21%) Senior Consultant
8 9 (6.72%) Senior Security Consultant
9 8 (5.97%) Audit Consultant
9 8 (5.97%) IT Consultant
9 8 (5.97%) IT Security Consultant
9 8 (5.97%) Security Manager
10 7 (5.22%) Cybersecurity Consultant
10 7 (5.22%) Data Analyst
11 6 (4.48%) Principal Consultant
12 5 (3.73%) Management Consultant
12 5 (3.73%) Principal Security Consultant
13 4 (2.99%) IT Manager
13 4 (2.99%) IT Security Manager
13 4 (2.99%) Managing Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (4.48%) SAML
2 2 (1.49%) .NET
2 2 (1.49%) ASP.NET
2 2 (1.49%) ASP.NET MVC
2 2 (1.49%) CSS
2 2 (1.49%) jQuery
3 1 (0.75%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 26 (19.40%) Analytical Skills
1 26 (19.40%) CESG
2 24 (17.91%) Management Information System
3 8 (5.97%) iPad
4 6 (4.48%) Computer Science
4 6 (4.48%) Data Centre
4 6 (4.48%) Mobile App
5 5 (3.73%) CESG CLAS
6 3 (2.24%) Cyberthreat
7 1 (0.75%) Mathematics
Operating Systems
1 6 (4.48%) Linux
2 2 (1.49%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 77 (57.46%) Information Security
2 45 (33.58%) Risk Management
3 37 (27.61%) Presales
3 37 (27.61%) Stakeholder Management
4 27 (20.15%) Cybersecurity
5 24 (17.91%) Compliance Audit
6 23 (17.16%) GAP Analysis
7 21 (15.67%) Data Security
7 21 (15.67%) Security Management
8 20 (14.93%) Data Analysis
9 13 (9.70%) Business Development
9 13 (9.70%) Information Governance
9 13 (9.70%) Information Security Management
10 12 (8.96%) Mentoring
11 10 (7.46%) Continuous Improvement
11 10 (7.46%) Information Assurance
11 10 (7.46%) Security Architecture
12 9 (6.72%) Identity Access Management
12 9 (6.72%) Penetration Testing
12 9 (6.72%) Validation
Programming Languages
1 25 (18.66%) SQL
2 2 (1.49%) C
2 2 (1.49%) C#
2 2 (1.49%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 91 (67.91%) CISSP
2 59 (44.03%) CISA
3 43 (32.09%) CISM
4 23 (17.16%) CESG Certified Professional
5 19 (14.18%) CLAS
6 17 (12.69%) Degree
7 15 (11.19%) CISMP
8 12 (8.96%) Security Cleared
9 11 (8.21%) SC Cleared
10 5 (3.73%) CCIE
10 5 (3.73%) CCNA
10 5 (3.73%) CCNP
10 5 (3.73%) CEH
10 5 (3.73%) Cisco Certification
10 5 (3.73%) CREST Certified
11 2 (1.49%) GSNA
12 1 (0.75%) CRISC
12 1 (0.75%) GCIA
12 1 (0.75%) GIAC
12 1 (0.75%) SANS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 85 (63.43%) PCI DSS
2 76 (56.72%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 17 (12.69%) COBIT
4 14 (10.45%) ISO27002
5 11 (8.21%) Sarbanes-Oxley
6 8 (5.97%) PA-DSS
7 7 (5.22%) BS25999
7 7 (5.22%) ISO 9001
8 2 (1.49%) QA
9 1 (0.75%) HMG Security Policy Framework
9 1 (0.75%) RMADS
System Software
1 6 (4.48%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 32 (23.88%) Microsoft
2 6 (4.48%) FireEye
3 3 (2.24%) SAP
4 2 (1.49%) Cisco
4 2 (1.49%) VMware
5 1 (0.75%) CA
5 1 (0.75%) IBM
London
Acumin
Salary: Up to £80,000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 12 hours ago
Leamington Spa, Warwickshire
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 60,000 to 70,000 + Benefits
Posted: 16 hours ago
North London
Ticketmaster UK
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 18 hours ago
London
Parallel Consulting
Salary: £30000 - £55000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Manchester
Computer Futures
Salary: competitive
Posted: Yesterday
Cheltenham
Computer Futures
Salary: competitive
Posted: Yesterday
Manchester
Computer Futures
Salary: competitive
Posted: Yesterday
London
Computer Futures
Salary: competitive
Posted: 2 days ago
Nottingham
Experian
Salary: £competitive + excellent benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
Milton Keynes, Buckinghamshire
Hewlett Packard Enterprise
Salary: Negotiable
Posted: 13 days ago