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 21 January 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

3 months to
21 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
PCI Qualified Security Assessors (PCI QSA)
UK / England
Rank 786 869 842
Rank change year-on-year
+83 -27
Permanent jobs citing PCI QSA 41 46 72
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 0.053% 0.049% 0.073%
As % of the Qualifications category 0.21% 0.18% 0.26%
Number of salaries quoted 31 33 43
Median salary £32,500 £60,000 £60,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
-45.83% -
90% offered a salary of more than £29,250 £30,000 £50,000
10% offered a salary of more than £87,500 £80,000 £68,000
UK excluding London median salary £70,000 £50,000 £58,750
% change year-on-year
+40.00% -14.89%

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
19593 25920 27203
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 25.19% 27.80% 27.74%
Number of salaries quoted 15598 20973 21872
Median salary £45,000 £47,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
-5.26% +5.55%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,000 £28,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £66,850 £70,500
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £42,500

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 21 January 2017.

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 21 January 2017. 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 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 +83 32 £32,500 -50.00% 2
North West -4 6 £85,000 +47.82%
South East +60 1 £80,000 +14.28% 2
West Midlands +4 1 £61,000 +6.08% 1
PCI QSA
UK

PCI QSA
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 21 January 2017, 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 71 (93.42%) PCI DSS
2 39 (51.32%) CISA
3 38 (50.00%) Finance
4 33 (43.42%) Information Security
5 30 (39.47%) ISO/IEC 27001
6 29 (38.16%) CISSP
7 27 (35.53%) SQL
7 27 (35.53%) Stakeholder Management
7 27 (35.53%) Data Analysis
7 27 (35.53%) Analytical Skills
7 27 (35.53%) Compliance Audit
8 23 (30.26%) Risk Management
9 20 (26.32%) Microsoft
10 19 (25.00%) MS Excel
10 19 (25.00%) MS Office
10 19 (25.00%) MS PowerPoint
11 16 (21.05%) CISM
12 14 (18.42%) Security Management
12 14 (18.42%) Continuous Improvement
13 13 (17.11%) Cybersecurity
14 12 (15.79%) Information Security Management
15 11 (14.47%) Management Information System
15 11 (14.47%) Degree
16 10 (13.16%) Data Security
17 9 (11.84%) Computer Science
17 9 (11.84%) Banking
17 9 (11.84%) IT Audit
17 9 (11.84%) Presales
18 8 (10.53%) ISO22301
18 8 (10.53%) CLAS

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:

Application Platforms
1 1 (1.32%) Drupal
Applications
1 19 (25.00%) MS Excel
1 19 (25.00%) MS Office
1 19 (25.00%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 2 (2.63%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.32%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 3 (3.95%) Internet
2 1 (1.32%) Firewall
General
1 38 (50.00%) Finance
2 9 (11.84%) Banking
3 8 (10.53%) Marketing
4 6 (7.89%) Retail
5 3 (3.95%) Law
6 2 (2.63%) Electronics
6 2 (2.63%) Mandarin Language
6 2 (2.63%) Manufacturing
6 2 (2.63%) Telecoms
7 1 (1.32%) Legal
Job Titles
1 29 (38.16%) Analyst
2 19 (25.00%) Audit Analyst
3 16 (21.05%) Consultant
4 14 (18.42%) Data Analyst
5 13 (17.11%) Security Consultant
6 11 (14.47%) Security Manager
7 8 (10.53%) IT Analyst
7 8 (10.53%) SQL Analyst
7 8 (10.53%) SQL Data Analyst
8 6 (7.89%) Chief Information Officer
8 6 (7.89%) Chief Information Security Officer
8 6 (7.89%) Chief Security Officer
8 6 (7.89%) CIO
8 6 (7.89%) Information Security Officer
8 6 (7.89%) PCI DSS Consultant
8 6 (7.89%) Security Officer
9 5 (6.58%) IT Manager
10 4 (5.26%) Information Manager
10 4 (5.26%) Information Security Manager
10 4 (5.26%) Senior Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (1.32%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 27 (35.53%) Analytical Skills
2 11 (14.47%) Management Information System
3 9 (11.84%) Computer Science
4 6 (7.89%) iPad
5 5 (6.58%) CESG
6 2 (2.63%) Data Protection Act
6 2 (2.63%) Virtual Team
7 1 (1.32%) Blog
7 1 (1.32%) CESG CLAS
7 1 (1.32%) Cyber Attack
7 1 (1.32%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
Operating Systems
1 5 (6.58%) Windows
2 1 (1.32%) Linux
2 1 (1.32%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 33 (43.42%) Information Security
2 27 (35.53%) Compliance Audit
2 27 (35.53%) Data Analysis
2 27 (35.53%) Stakeholder Management
3 23 (30.26%) Risk Management
4 14 (18.42%) Continuous Improvement
4 14 (18.42%) Security Management
5 13 (17.11%) Cybersecurity
6 12 (15.79%) Information Security Management
7 10 (13.16%) Data Security
8 9 (11.84%) IT Audit
8 9 (11.84%) Presales
9 8 (10.53%) Line Management
9 8 (10.53%) Risk Assessment
10 6 (7.89%) BCP
10 6 (7.89%) Business Continuity
10 6 (7.89%) Data Loss Prevention
10 6 (7.89%) Identity Access Management
10 6 (7.89%) ISMS
10 6 (7.89%) Security Monitoring
Programming Languages
1 27 (35.53%) SQL
2 2 (2.63%) C
3 1 (1.32%) Java
3 1 (1.32%) JavaScript
3 1 (1.32%) Perl
3 1 (1.32%) Python
3 1 (1.32%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 39 (51.32%) CISA
2 29 (38.16%) CISSP
3 16 (21.05%) CISM
4 11 (14.47%) Degree
5 8 (10.53%) CLAS
6 6 (7.89%) ISSAP
7 5 (6.58%) CESG Certified Professional
8 4 (5.26%) CISMP
9 3 (3.95%) CREST Certified
10 2 (2.63%) CEH
11 1 (1.32%) CCNA
11 1 (1.32%) Cisco Certification
11 1 (1.32%) OSCP
11 1 (1.32%) SC Cleared
11 1 (1.32%) Security Cleared
11 1 (1.32%) SSCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 71 (93.42%) PCI DSS
2 30 (39.47%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 8 (10.53%) ISO22301
4 7 (9.21%) Sarbanes-Oxley
5 4 (5.26%) Web Application Security Consortium
6 3 (3.95%) COBIT
6 3 (3.95%) ISO27002
6 3 (3.95%) PA-DSS
7 2 (2.63%) BS25999
8 1 (1.32%) GDPR
Vendors
1 20 (26.32%) Microsoft
2 4 (5.26%) Cisco
2 4 (5.26%) VMware
3 3 (3.95%) CA
4 2 (2.63%) SAP
West Yorkshire
KnownFour
Salary: £60000 - £80000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Networking People
Salary: £50000 - £85000 per annum + Car, Bonus + Benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Hampshire
Adeptis Group
Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
London
Networking People
Salary: £45000 - £75000 per annum + Car + Bonus + Benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Uniting Ambition
Salary: £60k - 65k per year + Benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Cheltenham
Computer Futures
Salary: competitive
Posted: 17 days ago