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 22 May 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
22 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
PCI Qualified Security Assessors (PCI QSA)
Rank 802 851 819
Rank change year-on-year
+49 -32
Permanent jobs citing PCI QSA 52 38 37
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 0.052% 0.035% 0.036%
As % of the Qualifications category 0.19% 0.13% 0.13%
Number of salaries quoted 32 33 34
Average salary £60,000 £45,000 £50,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+33.33% -10.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £50,500 £40,000 £39,650
10% offered a salary of more than £84,500 £71,500 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £62,500 £42,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year
+47.05% -5.55%
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
27102 29981 28056
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 27.20% 27.34% 27.55%
Number of salaries quoted 21480 24264 22837
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 £67,500 £65,000 £67,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -

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 22 May 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 22 May 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 +56 25 £60,000 - 6
South East +1 18 £67,500 +66.66% 1
South West - 3 £50,000 -
East of England - 3 - - 2
Yorkshire - 2 - -
West Midlands - 1 £60,000 - 1
PCI QSA
UK

PCI QSA
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 22 May 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 75 (72.82%) PCI DSS
2 65 (63.11%) CISSP
3 64 (62.14%) Information Security
3 64 (62.14%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 45 (43.69%) CISM
5 41 (39.81%) CISA
6 31 (30.10%) ITIL
7 30 (29.13%) Security Management
8 27 (26.21%) Business Continuity
9 23 (22.33%) Information Security Management
9 23 (22.33%) CRISC
10 18 (17.48%) Retail
11 17 (16.50%) Penetration Testing
11 17 (16.50%) Finance
11 17 (16.50%) PRINCE2
12 16 (15.53%) SIEM
13 14 (13.59%) Data Protection
13 14 (13.59%) Sarbanes-Oxley
14 12 (11.65%) Risk Management
14 12 (11.65%) COBIT
15 11 (10.68%) Degree
15 11 (10.68%) Management Information System
15 11 (10.68%) Project Management
15 11 (10.68%) Firewall
15 11 (10.68%) Windows
15 11 (10.68%) Linux
16 10 (9.71%) Law
16 10 (9.71%) Data Security
16 10 (9.71%) Vulnerability Management
17 9 (8.74%) BS25999

PCI QSA
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 22 May 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 (3.88%) IIS
Communications & Networking
1 11 (10.68%) Firewall
2 9 (8.74%) Network Security
3 8 (7.77%) LAN
3 8 (7.77%) WAN
4 7 (6.80%) VPN
5 4 (3.88%) Wireless
6 3 (2.91%) DNS
6 3 (2.91%) TCP/IP
7 2 (1.94%) Intrusion Detection
8 1 (0.97%) WAAS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (7.77%) Relational Database
General
1 18 (17.48%) Retail
2 17 (16.50%) Finance
3 10 (9.71%) Law
4 8 (7.77%) Banking
4 8 (7.77%) Manufacturing
4 8 (7.77%) Games
5 6 (5.83%) Marketing
6 3 (2.91%) Legal
6 3 (2.91%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 53 (51.46%) Consultant
2 47 (45.63%) Security Consultant
3 14 (13.59%) Security Manager
4 7 (6.80%) Information Security Officer
4 7 (6.80%) Security Officer
5 6 (5.83%) Senior Consultant
5 6 (5.83%) Senior Security Consultant
5 6 (5.83%) Principal Consultant
5 6 (5.83%) Principal Security Consultant
6 5 (4.85%) Security Advisor
7 4 (3.88%) Information Manager
7 4 (3.88%) Information Security Consultant
7 4 (3.88%) Information Security Manager
8 3 (2.91%) Risk Consultant
8 3 (2.91%) Compliance Consultant
8 3 (2.91%) Compliance Manager
8 3 (2.91%) Architect
8 3 (2.91%) Analyst
8 3 (2.91%) Security Analyst
9 2 (1.94%) Technical Operations Manager
Miscellaneous
1 11 (10.68%) Management Information System
2 8 (7.77%) Data Protection Act
3 6 (5.83%) Freedom of Information
4 4 (3.88%) Analytical Skills
5 3 (2.91%) Cybercrime
5 3 (2.91%) CESG
6 2 (1.94%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
7 1 (0.97%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 11 (10.68%) Windows
1 11 (10.68%) Linux
2 1 (0.97%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 64 (62.14%) Information Security
2 31 (30.10%) ITIL
3 30 (29.13%) Security Management
4 27 (26.21%) Business Continuity
5 23 (22.33%) Information Security Management
6 17 (16.50%) Penetration Testing
6 17 (16.50%) PRINCE2
7 16 (15.53%) SIEM
8 14 (13.59%) Data Protection
9 12 (11.65%) Risk Management
10 11 (10.68%) Project Management
11 10 (9.71%) Data Security
11 10 (9.71%) Vulnerability Management
12 9 (8.74%) Agile Software Development
12 9 (8.74%) Service Delivery
13 8 (7.77%) Enterprise Architecture
13 8 (7.77%) TOGAF
13 8 (7.77%) Security Architecture
14 7 (6.80%) Vulnerability Assessment
14 7 (6.80%) Resource Management
Programming Languages
1 3 (2.91%) C
2 1 (0.97%) SQL
Qualifications
1 65 (63.11%) CISSP
2 45 (43.69%) CISM
3 41 (39.81%) CISA
4 23 (22.33%) CRISC
5 11 (10.68%) Degree
6 7 (6.80%) Security Cleared
7 5 (4.85%) CEH
8 4 (3.88%) ACCA
8 4 (3.88%) ITIL Certification
8 4 (3.88%) ICAEW
9 3 (2.91%) CISMP
10 2 (1.94%) GIAC
10 2 (1.94%) GSEC
10 2 (1.94%) ISACA
11 1 (0.97%) SC Cleared
11 1 (0.97%) CCNA
11 1 (0.97%) Cisco Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 75 (72.82%) PCI DSS
2 64 (62.14%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 14 (13.59%) Sarbanes-Oxley
4 12 (11.65%) COBIT
5 9 (8.74%) BS25999
6 3 (2.91%) HIPAA
Vendors
1 4 (3.88%) CA
2 3 (2.91%) Splunk
2 3 (2.91%) Trustwave
2 3 (2.91%) Tripwire
3 1 (0.97%) Microsoft
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