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 14 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
14 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
PCI Qualified Security Assessors (PCI QSA)
Rank 851 853 873
Rank change year-on-year
+2 +20
Permanent jobs citing PCI QSA 54 58 40
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 0.057% 0.059% 0.041%
As % of the Qualifications category 0.21% 0.22% 0.15%
Number of salaries quoted 38 35 30
Average salary £61,250 £62,500 £55,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-2.00% +13.63%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,350 £55,000 £42,500
10% offered a salary of more than £80,000 £65,000 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £57,500 £60,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year
-4.16% +20.00%
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
26313 26975 26362
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 27.69% 27.55% 27.25%
Number of salaries quoted 21317 21708 20963
Average salary £47,500 £45,000 £44,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.55% +2.27%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,000 £27,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £71,000 £67,500 £67,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £42,500 £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 14 February 2016.

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 14 February 2016. 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 +7 23 £60,000 -4.00% 8
East of England - 13 £50,000 - 2
West Midlands -28 8 £57,500 -2.12% 1
South East -7 5 £80,000 +45.45%
South West -10 3 £80,000 +14.28% 3
North West +31 2 £68,750 +19.56% 5
East Midlands - 2 - -
PCI QSA
UK

PCI QSA
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 14 February 2016, 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 63 (67.74%) PCI DSS
2 62 (66.67%) CISSP
3 54 (58.06%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 45 (48.39%) Information Security
5 40 (43.01%) Finance
6 31 (33.33%) CISM
6 31 (33.33%) Risk Management
7 30 (32.26%) CISA
8 26 (27.96%) CLAS
9 23 (24.73%) Presales
9 23 (24.73%) GAP Analysis
10 21 (22.58%) Data Security
11 20 (21.51%) Stakeholder Management
12 18 (19.35%) Microsoft
12 18 (19.35%) MS Office
12 18 (19.35%) MS Excel
12 18 (19.35%) Analytical Skills
13 17 (18.28%) Firewall
14 14 (15.05%) Cybersecurity
15 13 (13.98%) Information Governance
16 12 (12.90%) Management Information System
17 11 (11.83%) Validation
17 11 (11.83%) Sarbanes-Oxley
17 11 (11.83%) Mentoring
18 10 (10.75%) Security Cleared
18 10 (10.75%) Security Management
19 9 (9.68%) SQL
19 9 (9.68%) SC Cleared
19 9 (9.68%) PA-DSS
19 9 (9.68%) Information Assurance

PCI QSA
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 14 February 2016, 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 5 (5.38%) IIS
2 2 (2.15%) OpenStack
Applications
1 18 (19.35%) MS Excel
1 18 (19.35%) MS Office
2 5 (5.38%) MS PowerPoint
Cloud Services
1 3 (3.23%) Amazon AWS
1 3 (3.23%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 17 (18.28%) Firewall
2 5 (5.38%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (7.53%) SQL Server
General
1 40 (43.01%) Finance
2 6 (6.45%) Legal
3 5 (5.38%) Law
4 2 (2.15%) Back Office
4 2 (2.15%) Retail
5 1 (1.08%) Banking
5 1 (1.08%) Financial Institution
5 1 (1.08%) French Language
Job Titles
1 59 (63.44%) Consultant
2 39 (41.94%) Security Consultant
3 11 (11.83%) Senior Consultant
3 11 (11.83%) Senior Security Consultant
4 8 (8.60%) Compliance Consultant
5 7 (7.53%) Analyst
6 6 (6.45%) Architect
6 6 (6.45%) Principal Consultant
7 5 (5.38%) Infrastructure Architect
7 5 (5.38%) Operations Manager
7 5 (5.38%) Principal Security Consultant
7 5 (5.38%) Security Manager
8 4 (4.30%) Information Security Consultant
8 4 (4.30%) Infrastructure Manager
8 4 (4.30%) Infrastructure Operations Manager
8 4 (4.30%) Infrastructure Technical Architect
8 4 (4.30%) Technical Infrastructure Architect
8 4 (4.30%) Technical Infrastructure Manager
8 4 (4.30%) Technical Manager
8 4 (4.30%) Technical Operations Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (2.15%) .NET
1 2 (2.15%) ASP.NET
1 2 (2.15%) ASP.NET MVC
1 2 (2.15%) CSS
1 2 (2.15%) jQuery
2 1 (1.08%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 18 (19.35%) Analytical Skills
2 12 (12.90%) Management Information System
3 9 (9.68%) CESG
4 4 (4.30%) CESG CLAS
4 4 (4.30%) Cyberthreat
4 4 (4.30%) Data Centre
5 2 (2.15%) Computer Science
6 1 (1.08%) Algorithms
6 1 (1.08%) Cryptography
6 1 (1.08%) Mathematics
Operating Systems
1 5 (5.38%) Windows
1 5 (5.38%) Windows Server
1 5 (5.38%) Windows Server 2008
1 5 (5.38%) Windows Server 2012
2 4 (4.30%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 45 (48.39%) Information Security
2 31 (33.33%) Risk Management
3 23 (24.73%) GAP Analysis
3 23 (24.73%) Presales
4 21 (22.58%) Data Security
5 20 (21.51%) Stakeholder Management
6 14 (15.05%) Cybersecurity
7 13 (13.98%) Information Governance
8 11 (11.83%) Mentoring
8 11 (11.83%) Validation
9 10 (10.75%) Security Management
10 9 (9.68%) Continuous Improvement
10 9 (9.68%) Identity Access Management
10 9 (9.68%) Information Assurance
10 9 (9.68%) Penetration Testing
10 9 (9.68%) Time Management
11 8 (8.60%) Resource Management
12 7 (7.53%) Compliance Audit
13 6 (6.45%) Digital Forensics
13 6 (6.45%) Security Architecture
Programming Languages
1 9 (9.68%) SQL
2 7 (7.53%) C#
3 5 (5.38%) PowerShell
4 2 (2.15%) C
4 2 (2.15%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 62 (66.67%) CISSP
2 31 (33.33%) CISM
3 30 (32.26%) CISA
4 26 (27.96%) CLAS
5 10 (10.75%) Security Cleared
6 9 (9.68%) Degree
6 9 (9.68%) SC Cleared
7 8 (8.60%) CESG Certified Professional
8 7 (7.53%) CISMP
9 5 (5.38%) CRISC
10 4 (4.30%) CREST Certified
11 3 (3.23%) SANS
12 2 (2.15%) GIAC
13 1 (1.08%) CEH
13 1 (1.08%) GCIA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 63 (67.74%) PCI DSS
2 54 (58.06%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 11 (11.83%) Sarbanes-Oxley
4 9 (9.68%) PA-DSS
5 6 (6.45%) ISO 9001
6 5 (5.38%) BS25999
6 5 (5.38%) COBIT
7 2 (2.15%) ISO22301
7 2 (2.15%) ISO27002
7 2 (2.15%) QA
8 1 (1.08%) HIPAA
8 1 (1.08%) HMG Security Policy Framework
8 1 (1.08%) RMADS
8 1 (1.08%) SSAE 16
System Software
1 5 (5.38%) Active Directory
1 5 (5.38%) VMware ESXi
2 2 (2.15%) VMware Infrastructure
Vendors
1 18 (19.35%) Microsoft
2 5 (5.38%) Rackspace
2 5 (5.38%) VMware
3 1 (1.08%) IBM
London
Senitor Associates
Salary: £80000 per annum + Bonus + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Networking People
Salary: bonus and benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Networking People
Salary: bonus and benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Oscar
Salary: £65000 - £70000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
London
Acumin
Salary: From £60,000 to £80,000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
Manchester
Computer Futures
Salary: competitive
Posted: 5 days ago
Cheltenham
Computer Futures
Salary: competitive
Posted: 5 days ago
London
Computer Futures
Salary: competitive
Posted: 5 days ago
Manchester
Computer Futures
Salary: competitive
Posted: 9 days ago
North West or South
Acumin Consulting
Salary: Competitive salary plus benefits
Posted: 23 days ago
London
Computer Futures
Salary: competitive
Posted: 25 days ago
Manchester
Computer Futures
Salary: competitive
Posted: 25 days ago
Bristol
Computer Futures
Salary: competitive
Posted: 26 days ago
Cambridge
Computer Futures
Salary: competitive
Posted: 26 days ago
Cambridge
Computer Futures
Salary: competitive
Posted: 27 days ago
London
Computer Futures
Salary: competitive
Posted: 27 days ago
Manchester
Computer Futures
Salary: competitive
Posted: 27 days ago
Cheltenham
Computer Futures
Salary: competitive
Posted: 27 days ago
London
Computer Futures
Salary: competitive
Posted: 27 days ago