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 31 August 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
31 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
PCI Qualified Security Assessors (PCI QSA)
Rank 802 826 832
Rank change year-on-year
+24 +6
Permanent jobs citing PCI QSA 73 64 27
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 0.071% 0.060% 0.027%
As % of the Qualifications category 0.26% 0.22% 0.10%
Number of salaries quoted 52 45 25
Average salary £67,500 £45,000 £39,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+50.00% +13.92%
90% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £27,500 £38,900
10% offered a salary of more than £82,500 £70,000 £66,200
UK excluding London average salary £67,500 £45,000 £41,250
% change year-on-year
+50.00% +9.09%
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
28144 28934 26853
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 27.23% 26.98% 27.01%
Number of salaries quoted 22825 22633 22038
Average salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £65,000 £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 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 31 August 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 31 August 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
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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 +26 37 £60,000 -7.69% 2
South East -7 16 £55,000 +22.22% 1
West Midlands -12 5 £70,000 +3.70%
South West - 5 £60,000 -
Yorkshire +1 3 £67,500 +3.84% 1
North West - 3 £70,000 - 1
East of England +7 2 £72,500 +61.11% 3
PCI QSA
UK

PCI QSA
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 31 August 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 86 (68.25%) CISSP
2 81 (64.29%) Information Security
3 75 (59.52%) PCI DSS
4 68 (53.97%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 49 (38.89%) CISM
6 46 (36.51%) CISA
7 28 (22.22%) Security Management
8 24 (19.05%) Information Security Management
8 24 (19.05%) CRISC
9 21 (16.67%) Business Continuity
9 21 (16.67%) Security Architecture
10 20 (15.87%) Penetration Testing
10 20 (15.87%) Risk Management
11 18 (14.29%) Ethical Hacking
11 18 (14.29%) Trustwave
12 17 (13.49%) Information Assurance
12 17 (13.49%) Data Protection
12 17 (13.49%) Finance
12 17 (13.49%) Project Management
13 16 (12.70%) Firewall
13 16 (12.70%) SIEM
14 15 (11.90%) Validation
14 15 (11.90%) Sarbanes-Oxley
15 14 (11.11%) Cyber Security
16 12 (9.52%) ITIL
17 11 (8.73%) CEH
18 10 (7.94%) BS25999
18 10 (7.94%) HIPAA
18 10 (7.94%) Customer Engagement
18 10 (7.94%) Cybercrime

PCI QSA
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 31 August 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 (3.17%) IIS
Applications
1 1 (0.79%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 1 (0.79%) Microsoft Azure
1 1 (0.79%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 16 (12.70%) Firewall
2 3 (2.38%) Intrusion Detection
2 3 (2.38%) Network Security
3 2 (1.59%) TCP/IP
3 2 (1.59%) VPN
3 2 (1.59%) DNS
4 1 (0.79%) HTTPS
Development Applications
1 1 (0.79%) JIRA
General
1 17 (13.49%) Finance
2 8 (6.35%) Law
2 8 (6.35%) Retail
3 5 (3.97%) Banking
4 4 (3.17%) Marketing
4 4 (3.17%) Financial Institution
4 4 (3.17%) Games
4 4 (3.17%) Manufacturing
5 2 (1.59%) Advertising
6 1 (0.79%) Publishing
6 1 (0.79%) German Language
Job Titles
1 77 (61.11%) Consultant
2 62 (49.21%) Security Consultant
3 14 (11.11%) Security Manager
4 12 (9.52%) Senior Security Consultant
4 12 (9.52%) Senior Consultant
5 7 (5.56%) Information Manager
5 7 (5.56%) Information Security Manager
6 6 (4.76%) Team Leader
6 6 (4.76%) Security Advisor
6 6 (4.76%) Test Team Leader
6 6 (4.76%) Penetration Tester
6 6 (4.76%) Architect
6 6 (4.76%) Tester
7 4 (3.17%) Operations Manager
7 4 (3.17%) Infrastructure Architect
7 4 (3.17%) Technical Manager
7 4 (3.17%) Principal Consultant
7 4 (3.17%) Technical Architect
7 4 (3.17%) Principal Security Consultant
7 4 (3.17%) Technical Infrastructure Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (0.79%) COM
1 1 (0.79%) SOAP
1 1 (0.79%) Middleware
1 1 (0.79%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 10 (7.94%) Cybercrime
2 9 (7.14%) Management Information System
3 8 (6.35%) Data Protection Act
3 8 (6.35%) Data Centre
4 7 (5.56%) Freedom of Information
5 5 (3.97%) Computer Science
6 4 (3.17%) Cryptography
6 4 (3.17%) Algorithms
7 3 (2.38%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
8 2 (1.59%) CESG
9 1 (0.79%) CESG CLAS
9 1 (0.79%) PMI
9 1 (0.79%) Analytical Skills
9 1 (0.79%) Photography
Operating Systems
1 5 (3.97%) Linux
2 3 (2.38%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 81 (64.29%) Information Security
2 28 (22.22%) Security Management
3 24 (19.05%) Information Security Management
4 21 (16.67%) Business Continuity
4 21 (16.67%) Security Architecture
5 20 (15.87%) Penetration Testing
5 20 (15.87%) Risk Management
6 18 (14.29%) Ethical Hacking
7 17 (13.49%) Project Management
7 17 (13.49%) Information Assurance
7 17 (13.49%) Data Protection
8 16 (12.70%) SIEM
9 15 (11.90%) Validation
10 14 (11.11%) Cyber Security
11 12 (9.52%) ITIL
12 10 (7.94%) Customer Engagement
13 8 (6.35%) Incident Management
14 7 (5.56%) Business Development
14 7 (5.56%) Resource Management
14 7 (5.56%) Vulnerability Assessment
Programming Languages
1 2 (1.59%) C
Qualifications
1 86 (68.25%) CISSP
2 49 (38.89%) CISM
3 46 (36.51%) CISA
4 24 (19.05%) CRISC
5 11 (8.73%) CEH
6 8 (6.35%) Degree
7 4 (3.17%) ICAEW
7 4 (3.17%) ACCA
8 3 (2.38%) Security Cleared
9 2 (1.59%) CISMP
9 2 (1.59%) SC Cleared
10 1 (0.79%) ISACA
10 1 (0.79%) OSCP
10 1 (0.79%) OSCE
10 1 (0.79%) GIAC
10 1 (0.79%) GSEC
10 1 (0.79%) CCNA
10 1 (0.79%) Cisco Certification
10 1 (0.79%) PMI Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 75 (59.52%) PCI DSS
2 68 (53.97%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 15 (11.90%) Sarbanes-Oxley
4 10 (7.94%) BS25999
4 10 (7.94%) HIPAA
5 4 (3.17%) COBIT
6 1 (0.79%) QA
System Software
1 1 (0.79%) Xen
1 1 (0.79%) VMware Infrastructure
1 1 (0.79%) Hyper-V
Vendors
1 18 (14.29%) Trustwave
2 4 (3.17%) CA
3 3 (2.38%) Tripwire
3 3 (2.38%) Splunk
4 2 (1.59%) Microsoft
5 1 (0.79%) Cisco
5 1 (0.79%) VMware
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