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 27 March 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
27 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
PCI Qualified Security Assessors (PCI QSA)
Rank 809 825 801
Rank change year-on-year
+16 -24
Permanent jobs citing PCI QSA 43 38 62
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 0.043% 0.036% 0.061%
As % of the Qualifications category 0.16% 0.13% 0.22%
Number of salaries quoted 26 30 59
Average salary £61,250 £55,000 £52,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+11.36% +4.76%
90% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £42,500 £45,000
10% offered a salary of more than £71,250 £70,000 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £60,000 £45,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year
+33.33% -
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
27485 28257 28459
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 27.39% 27.12% 27.83%
Number of salaries quoted 21777 22680 23314
Average salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,450 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £67,500 £65,000 £65,000
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 27 March 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 27 March 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 +39 16 £62,500 +4.16% 8
South East -13 12 £62,500 +38.88% 4
West Midlands - 6 £58,750 -
Yorkshire - 3 £57,500 -
South West - 2 £70,000 - 2
North West - 2 £57,500 - 1
East of England - 1 - - 1
Midlands - 1 £60,000 -
PCI QSA
UK

PCI QSA
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 27 March 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 92 (68.66%) PCI DSS
2 83 (61.94%) CISSP
3 71 (52.99%) Information Security
4 66 (49.25%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 49 (36.57%) CISM
6 48 (35.82%) CISA
7 39 (29.10%) Penetration Testing
8 38 (28.36%) ITIL
9 32 (23.88%) CRISC
10 30 (22.39%) Security Management
11 29 (21.64%) PRINCE2
12 26 (19.40%) Linux
13 25 (18.66%) Sarbanes-Oxley
13 25 (18.66%) Retail
13 25 (18.66%) SIEM
14 20 (14.93%) Finance
14 20 (14.93%) Games
15 19 (14.18%) Agile Software Development
15 19 (14.18%) Banking
16 17 (12.69%) TOGAF
17 16 (11.94%) Manufacturing
17 16 (11.94%) Management Information System
17 16 (11.94%) Cyber Security
18 15 (11.19%) Business Continuity
18 15 (11.19%) COBIT
19 14 (10.45%) Degree
19 14 (10.45%) Information Security Management
19 14 (10.45%) Windows
20 13 (9.70%) Service Delivery
20 13 (9.70%) Resource Management

PCI QSA
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 27 March 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 2 (1.49%) IIS
Applications
1 6 (4.48%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 4 (2.99%) Microsoft Azure
1 4 (2.99%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 13 (9.70%) Network Security
2 11 (8.21%) Firewall
2 11 (8.21%) LAN
2 11 (8.21%) WAN
3 8 (5.97%) VPN
4 4 (2.99%) Wireless
5 1 (0.75%) WAAS
5 1 (0.75%) DNS
5 1 (0.75%) Internet
5 1 (0.75%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (8.21%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 4 (2.99%) JIRA
General
1 25 (18.66%) Retail
2 20 (14.93%) Games
2 20 (14.93%) Finance
3 19 (14.18%) Banking
4 16 (11.94%) Manufacturing
5 11 (8.21%) Marketing
6 5 (3.73%) Law
6 5 (3.73%) Legal
7 2 (1.49%) Advertising
7 2 (1.49%) International Banking
8 1 (0.75%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 77 (57.46%) Consultant
2 67 (50.00%) Security Consultant
3 13 (9.70%) Senior Consultant
3 13 (9.70%) Senior Security Consultant
3 13 (9.70%) Security Manager
4 10 (7.46%) Principal Consultant
4 10 (7.46%) Risk Consultant
4 10 (7.46%) Principal Security Consultant
5 7 (5.22%) Information Security Officer
5 7 (5.22%) Security Officer
5 7 (5.22%) Information Security Consultant
6 6 (4.48%) IT Security Consultant
6 6 (4.48%) Architect
6 6 (4.48%) IT Consultant
7 4 (2.99%) Operations Manager
7 4 (2.99%) Technical Manager
7 4 (2.99%) Information Security Manager
7 4 (2.99%) Information Manager
7 4 (2.99%) Technical Operations Manager
7 4 (2.99%) E-Commerce Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (2.99%) SOAP
1 4 (2.99%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 16 (11.94%) Management Information System
2 5 (3.73%) CESG
2 5 (3.73%) Open Source
3 4 (2.99%) Online Games
3 4 (2.99%) Data Protection Act
3 4 (2.99%) Analytical Skills
4 3 (2.24%) Enterprise Software
5 2 (1.49%) CESG CLAS
6 1 (0.75%) Computer Science
6 1 (0.75%) EFT
Operating Systems
1 26 (19.40%) Linux
2 14 (10.45%) Windows
3 6 (4.48%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 71 (52.99%) Information Security
2 39 (29.10%) Penetration Testing
3 38 (28.36%) ITIL
4 30 (22.39%) Security Management
5 29 (21.64%) PRINCE2
6 25 (18.66%) SIEM
7 19 (14.18%) Agile Software Development
8 17 (12.69%) TOGAF
9 16 (11.94%) Cyber Security
10 15 (11.19%) Business Continuity
11 14 (10.45%) Information Security Management
12 13 (9.70%) Risk Management
12 13 (9.70%) Service Delivery
12 13 (9.70%) Project Planning
12 13 (9.70%) Resource Management
13 12 (8.96%) Data Security
14 11 (8.21%) Enterprise Architecture
14 11 (8.21%) Vulnerability Management
15 10 (7.46%) Time Management
16 8 (5.97%) Vulnerability Assessment
Programming Languages
1 2 (1.49%) C
2 1 (0.75%) SQL
Qualifications
1 83 (61.94%) CISSP
2 49 (36.57%) CISM
3 48 (35.82%) CISA
4 32 (23.88%) CRISC
5 14 (10.45%) Degree
6 11 (8.21%) Security Cleared
7 4 (2.99%) ITIL Certification
8 3 (2.24%) SC Cleared
8 3 (2.24%) CISMP
9 2 (1.49%) ICAEW
9 2 (1.49%) GIAC
9 2 (1.49%) GSEC
9 2 (1.49%) CEH
9 2 (1.49%) ISACA
9 2 (1.49%) ACCA
10 1 (0.75%) Cisco Certification
10 1 (0.75%) CCNA
10 1 (0.75%) MBA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 92 (68.66%) PCI DSS
2 66 (49.25%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 25 (18.66%) Sarbanes-Oxley
4 15 (11.19%) COBIT
5 4 (2.99%) QA
6 3 (2.24%) BS25999
6 3 (2.24%) HIPAA
6 3 (2.24%) FISMA
System Software
1 4 (2.99%) Xen
1 4 (2.99%) VMware Infrastructure
1 4 (2.99%) Hyper-V
Vendors
1 6 (4.48%) Microsoft
2 5 (3.73%) Cisco
3 4 (2.99%) VMware
4 2 (1.49%) CA
4 2 (1.49%) Symantec
5 1 (0.75%) Tripwire
5 1 (0.75%) Splunk
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