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 6 July 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
6 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
PCI Qualified Security Assessors (PCI QSA)
Rank 804 830 811
Rank change year-on-year
+26 -19
Permanent jobs citing PCI QSA 63 58 43
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 0.062% 0.053% 0.042%
As % of the Qualifications category 0.23% 0.19% 0.15%
Number of salaries quoted 41 49 37
Average salary £60,000 £45,000 £47,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+33.33% -5.26%
90% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £27,500 £39,500
10% offered a salary of more than £85,000 £70,500 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £65,000 £45,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year
+44.44% -
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
27522 30066 27917
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 27.01% 27.31% 27.50%
Number of salaries quoted 22014 23929 22889
Average salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,000 £27,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £65,000 £67,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+4.93% +1.25%

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 6 July 2015.

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 6 July 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
London +34 34 £60,000 -7.69% 4
South East -16 15 £67,500 +50.00%
South West - 7 £50,000 -
East of England - 3 - -
West Midlands -5 2 £71,250 +5.55% 1
North West - 1 £82,500 -
PCI QSA
UK

PCI QSA
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 6 July 2015, 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 73 (68.22%) CISSP
1 73 (68.22%) Information Security
2 72 (67.29%) PCI DSS
3 63 (58.88%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 49 (45.79%) CISM
5 46 (42.99%) CISA
6 26 (24.30%) Security Management
7 25 (23.36%) Business Continuity
8 23 (21.50%) CRISC
9 22 (20.56%) Information Security Management
10 19 (17.76%) Risk Management
10 19 (17.76%) Security Architecture
11 18 (16.82%) ITIL
12 17 (15.89%) Firewall
12 17 (15.89%) Penetration Testing
13 16 (14.95%) Finance
13 16 (14.95%) Project Management
13 16 (14.95%) Data Protection
14 15 (14.02%) SIEM
15 14 (13.08%) Trustwave
16 12 (11.21%) Sarbanes-Oxley
17 11 (10.28%) Degree
17 11 (10.28%) Information Assurance
18 10 (9.35%) BS25999
18 10 (9.35%) Ethical Hacking
18 10 (9.35%) Retail
19 9 (8.41%) Business Development
19 9 (8.41%) Data Protection Act
19 9 (8.41%) Law
19 9 (8.41%) Validation

PCI QSA
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 6 July 2015, 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.

Application Platforms
1 4 (3.74%) IIS
Applications
1 1 (0.93%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 1 (0.93%) Microsoft Azure
1 1 (0.93%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 17 (15.89%) Firewall
2 3 (2.80%) TCP/IP
2 3 (2.80%) VPN
2 3 (2.80%) DNS
2 3 (2.80%) Intrusion Detection
2 3 (2.80%) Network Security
3 2 (1.87%) Wireless
3 2 (1.87%) LAN
3 2 (1.87%) WAN
4 1 (0.93%) HTTPS
4 1 (0.93%) WAAS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (1.87%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 1 (0.93%) JIRA
General
1 16 (14.95%) Finance
2 10 (9.35%) Retail
3 9 (8.41%) Law
4 5 (4.67%) Banking
5 4 (3.74%) Manufacturing
5 4 (3.74%) Marketing
5 4 (3.74%) Financial Institution
5 4 (3.74%) Games
6 3 (2.80%) Advertising
7 1 (0.93%) Publishing
7 1 (0.93%) Legal
Job Titles
1 59 (55.14%) Consultant
2 53 (49.53%) Security Consultant
3 13 (12.15%) Security Manager
4 7 (6.54%) Senior Consultant
4 7 (6.54%) Senior Security Consultant
5 6 (5.61%) Information Security Manager
5 6 (5.61%) Information Manager
5 6 (5.61%) Security Advisor
6 4 (3.74%) Principal Security Consultant
6 4 (3.74%) Principal Consultant
7 3 (2.80%) Security Analyst
7 3 (2.80%) Architect
7 3 (2.80%) Analyst
7 3 (2.80%) Information Security Consultant
7 3 (2.80%) Security Architect
7 3 (2.80%) Compliance Consultant
7 3 (2.80%) Risk Consultant
7 3 (2.80%) Security Officer
8 2 (1.87%) Security Project Manager
8 2 (1.87%) Compliance Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (0.93%) COM
1 1 (0.93%) SOAP
1 1 (0.93%) Middleware
1 1 (0.93%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 9 (8.41%) Data Protection Act
2 8 (7.48%) Cybercrime
3 7 (6.54%) Management Information System
3 7 (6.54%) Freedom of Information
4 4 (3.74%) Computer Science
4 4 (3.74%) Cryptography
4 4 (3.74%) Algorithms
4 4 (3.74%) Data Centre
5 3 (2.80%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
5 3 (2.80%) CESG
6 2 (1.87%) Analytical Skills
7 1 (0.93%) Photography
Operating Systems
1 5 (4.67%) Windows
2 4 (3.74%) Linux
3 1 (0.93%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 73 (68.22%) Information Security
2 26 (24.30%) Security Management
3 25 (23.36%) Business Continuity
4 22 (20.56%) Information Security Management
5 19 (17.76%) Risk Management
5 19 (17.76%) Security Architecture
6 18 (16.82%) ITIL
7 17 (15.89%) Penetration Testing
8 16 (14.95%) Project Management
8 16 (14.95%) Data Protection
9 15 (14.02%) SIEM
10 11 (10.28%) Information Assurance
11 10 (9.35%) Ethical Hacking
12 9 (8.41%) Validation
12 9 (8.41%) Business Development
13 8 (7.48%) Customer Engagement
13 8 (7.48%) Data Security
13 8 (7.48%) Vulnerability Assessment
14 7 (6.54%) Stakeholder Management
14 7 (6.54%) PRINCE2
Programming Languages
1 2 (1.87%) C
2 1 (0.93%) SQL
Qualifications
1 73 (68.22%) CISSP
2 49 (45.79%) CISM
3 46 (42.99%) CISA
4 23 (21.50%) CRISC
5 11 (10.28%) Degree
6 5 (4.67%) Security Cleared
6 5 (4.67%) CEH
7 4 (3.74%) CISMP
7 4 (3.74%) ICAEW
7 4 (3.74%) ACCA
8 2 (1.87%) GIAC
8 2 (1.87%) GSEC
8 2 (1.87%) ISACA
9 1 (0.93%) SC Cleared
9 1 (0.93%) CCNA
9 1 (0.93%) Cisco Certification
9 1 (0.93%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 72 (67.29%) PCI DSS
2 63 (58.88%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 12 (11.21%) Sarbanes-Oxley
4 10 (9.35%) BS25999
5 8 (7.48%) COBIT
5 8 (7.48%) HIPAA
6 1 (0.93%) QA
System Software
1 1 (0.93%) Xen
1 1 (0.93%) VMware Infrastructure
1 1 (0.93%) Hyper-V
Vendors
1 14 (13.08%) Trustwave
2 4 (3.74%) CA
3 3 (2.80%) Tripwire
3 3 (2.80%) Splunk
4 2 (1.87%) Microsoft
5 1 (0.93%) Cisco
5 1 (0.93%) VMware
London
2Source Talent
Salary: £75,000 per annum Bonus + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 45,000 to 55,000 + Bonus + Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
London
Computer Futures
Salary: competitive
Posted: 11 days ago
City of London
Computer Futures
Salary: competitive
Posted: 11 days ago