The first table below looks at the demand 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 23 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all Qualifications for the England region.

Location
3 months to
23 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
PCI Qualified Security Assessors (PCI QSA)
Rank 840 820 843
Rank change year-on-year
-20 +23
Permanent jobs citing PCI QSA 58 42 27
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 0.053% 0.041% 0.024%
As % of the Qualifications category 0.20% 0.15% 0.087%
Number of salaries quoted 45 38 27
Average salary £45,000 £45,000 £65,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- -30.76%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £39,500 £57,500
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £70,000 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £45,000 £65,000
% change year-on-year
- -30.76%
Qualifications Category
England
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Qualifications category
29502 27726 30996
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 27.14% 27.21% 27.86%
Number of salaries quoted 23315 22608 26793
Average salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.88% -
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £67,500 £65,000 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £41,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+2.50% -
PCI QSA
UK

PCI QSA
Jobs Demand Trend in England

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing PCI QSA across the England region as a proportion of the total demand within 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 23 July 2014.

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 average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing PCI QSA within the England region over the 3 months to 23 July 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
South East +22 38 £45,000 -28.00%
London -47 14 £66,250 +47.22% 5
Yorkshire - 3 £65,000 - 2
East of England - 2 £45,000 - 3
West Midlands - 1 £67,500 - 1
PCI QSA
UK

PCI QSA
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 23 July 2014, IT jobs across the 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 87 (81.31%) CISSP
2 75 (70.09%) PCI DSS
3 63 (58.88%) CISA
4 58 (54.21%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 56 (52.34%) Information Security
6 42 (39.25%) Windows
7 41 (38.32%) Linux
8 38 (35.51%) CISM
9 34 (31.78%) Penetration Testing
10 32 (29.91%) ITIL
11 30 (28.04%) COBIT
12 29 (27.10%) Internet
13 27 (25.23%) Degree
14 25 (23.36%) Microsoft
14 25 (23.36%) PRINCE2
15 23 (21.50%) MS Excel
16 22 (20.56%) UNIX
16 22 (20.56%) Sarbanes-Oxley
17 21 (19.63%) MBA
17 21 (19.63%) EFT
18 20 (18.69%) Finance
19 12 (11.21%) Security Cleared
19 12 (11.21%) Stakeholder Management
19 12 (11.21%) SQL
20 11 (10.28%) Database Security
21 10 (9.35%) Project Management
22 9 (8.41%) VPN
22 9 (8.41%) Management Information System
23 8 (7.48%) LAN
23 8 (7.48%) WAN

PCI QSA
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 23 July 2014, IT jobs across the 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.

Applications
1 23 (21.50%) MS Excel
2 1 (0.93%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 29 (27.10%) Internet
2 9 (8.41%) VPN
3 8 (7.48%) Network Security
3 8 (7.48%) LAN
3 8 (7.48%) WAN
4 4 (3.74%) Firewall
5 3 (2.80%) Wireless
5 3 (2.80%) OSPF
5 3 (2.80%) BGP
5 3 (2.80%) TCP/IP
6 2 (1.87%) PSTN
6 2 (1.87%) VoIP
6 2 (1.87%) Wireless Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (7.48%) Relational Database
2 1 (0.93%) MySQL
2 1 (0.93%) SQL Server
2 1 (0.93%) DB2
General
1 20 (18.69%) Finance
2 7 (6.54%) Games
2 7 (6.54%) Telecoms
3 4 (3.74%) Banking
3 4 (3.74%) Retail
4 2 (1.87%) Law
4 2 (1.87%) Manufacturing
5 1 (0.93%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 57 (53.27%) Consultant
2 53 (49.53%) Security Consultant
3 21 (19.63%) Implementation Specialist
4 13 (12.15%) IT Security Consultant
4 13 (12.15%) Senior Security Consultant
4 13 (12.15%) IT Consultant
4 13 (12.15%) Senior Consultant
5 7 (6.54%) Project Manager
5 7 (6.54%) Security Manager
5 7 (6.54%) Security Project Manager
6 4 (3.74%) Analyst
6 4 (3.74%) Information Security Consultant
6 4 (3.74%) Security Analyst
7 3 (2.80%) Graduate
8 2 (1.87%) Architect
8 2 (1.87%) Sales Executive
8 2 (1.87%) Information Security Analyst
8 2 (1.87%) Trainee
8 2 (1.87%) Information Analyst
9 1 (0.93%) Auditor
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (1.87%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 21 (19.63%) EFT
2 9 (8.41%) Management Information System
3 5 (4.67%) Online Games
4 2 (1.87%) Blackberry
4 2 (1.87%) CESG
4 2 (1.87%) CESG CLAS
4 2 (1.87%) Data Protection Act
4 2 (1.87%) Mobile App
5 1 (0.93%) Open Source
Operating Systems
1 42 (39.25%) Windows
2 41 (38.32%) Linux
3 22 (20.56%) UNIX
4 2 (1.87%) Apple iOS
4 2 (1.87%) Android
5 1 (0.93%) Windows 2000 Server
5 1 (0.93%) Windows NT
5 1 (0.93%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 56 (52.34%) Information Security
2 34 (31.78%) Penetration Testing
3 32 (29.91%) ITIL
4 25 (23.36%) PRINCE2
5 12 (11.21%) Stakeholder Management
6 11 (10.28%) Database Security
7 10 (9.35%) Project Management
8 8 (7.48%) Enterprise Architecture
8 8 (7.48%) Vulnerability Management
9 6 (5.61%) SIEM
10 5 (4.67%) Business Development
10 5 (4.67%) Security Testing
10 5 (4.67%) Time Management
10 5 (4.67%) GAP Analysis
10 5 (4.67%) Validation
10 5 (4.67%) Cyber Security
11 4 (3.74%) Risk Assessment
11 4 (3.74%) Risk Management
11 4 (3.74%) Data Security
12 3 (2.80%) Security Management
Programming Languages
1 12 (11.21%) SQL
Qualifications
1 87 (81.31%) CISSP
2 63 (58.88%) CISA
3 38 (35.51%) CISM
4 27 (25.23%) Degree
5 21 (19.63%) MBA
6 12 (11.21%) Security Cleared
7 4 (3.74%) CRISC
7 4 (3.74%) SC Cleared
8 2 (1.87%) DV Cleared
8 2 (1.87%) Cisco Certification
8 2 (1.87%) CCNA
9 1 (0.93%) GIAC
9 1 (0.93%) GSEC
9 1 (0.93%) CEH
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 75 (70.09%) PCI DSS
2 58 (54.21%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 30 (28.04%) COBIT
4 22 (20.56%) Sarbanes-Oxley
5 6 (5.61%) BS25999
6 1 (0.93%) ISO/IEC 17799
6 1 (0.93%) HIPAA
System Software
1 3 (2.80%) VMware Infrastructure
1 3 (2.80%) Hyper-V
2 1 (0.93%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 2 (1.87%) WSUS
Vendors
1 25 (23.36%) Microsoft
2 3 (2.80%) VMware
3 2 (1.87%) LogRhythm
3 2 (1.87%) McAfee
4 1 (0.93%) Oracle
4 1 (0.93%) Sybase
Norwich, Norfolk
Coal IT Services
Salary: From £40,000 to £50,000 per annum plus excellent benefits / bonus
Posted: 20 hours ago
Luton, Bedfordshire
Coal IT Services
Salary: From £40,000 to £50,000 per annum plus excellent benefits / bonus
Posted: 20 hours ago
London
Networking People
Salary: Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Apollo Solutions
Salary: £85000 - £95000 per annum + 20% Bonus + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Nottingham, Nottinghamshire
FT Select
Salary: From £50,000 to £60,000 per annum plus car allowance and benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
FT Select
Salary: From £50,000 to £60,000 per annum plus car allowance and benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
London
Talent International
Salary: £60000 - £75000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Yorkshire
The Bridge Ltd
Salary: From £50,000 to £80,000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
London
Three People
Salary: £60000 - £80000 per annum + dep on experience
Posted: 7 days ago
Coventry
Interquest - IQ ESM
Salary: £35000 - £50000 per annum
Posted: 11 days ago
City, London
RandomStorm Limited
Salary: Competitive salary
Posted: 13 days ago
Midlands - home or office based with UK Travel
Trinity
Salary: £0 - £40,000 per year
Posted: 20 days ago