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 19 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
19 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
PCI Qualified Security Assessors (PCI QSA)
Rank 815 833 831
Rank change year-on-year
+18 -2
Permanent jobs citing PCI QSA 57 20 50
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 0.053% 0.020% 0.046%
As % of the Qualifications category 0.20% 0.075% 0.16%
Number of salaries quoted 40 18 39
Average salary £52,500 £39,875 £65,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+31.66% -38.65%
90% offered a salary of more than £44,250 £39,500 £45,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,050 £59,750 £75,000
UK excluding London average salary £46,250 £43,750 £65,000
% change year-on-year
+5.71% -32.69%
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
28902 26664 31363
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 27.02% 26.72% 28.69%
Number of salaries quoted 22755 22055 26662
Average salary £45,000 £43,500 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+3.44% +2.35%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,500 £27,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £67,500 £65,000 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £41,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+2.50% -

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 19 September 2014.

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 19 September 2014. 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
South East +8 26 £45,000 +8.76% 2
London -26 17 £66,250 +67.72% 4
Yorkshire - 6 £61,250 -
East of England - 4 £45,000 -
Midlands - 1 £37,500 -
PCI QSA
UK

PCI QSA
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 19 September 2014, 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 81 (74.31%) CISSP
1 81 (74.31%) PCI DSS
2 64 (58.72%) Information Security
3 59 (54.13%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 58 (53.21%) CISA
5 47 (43.12%) Penetration Testing
6 44 (40.37%) Windows
6 44 (40.37%) Linux
7 38 (34.86%) CISM
8 33 (30.28%) ITIL
9 32 (29.36%) PRINCE2
10 31 (28.44%) COBIT
11 27 (24.77%) Sarbanes-Oxley
12 23 (21.10%) Degree
13 22 (20.18%) Microsoft
14 21 (19.27%) MS Excel
15 20 (18.35%) Finance
16 19 (17.43%) UNIX
17 18 (16.51%) Internet
18 17 (15.60%) EFT
18 17 (15.60%) MBA
19 15 (13.76%) Stakeholder Management
19 15 (13.76%) SQL
20 14 (12.84%) Database Security
21 13 (11.93%) VPN
22 12 (11.01%) WAN
22 12 (11.01%) LAN
22 12 (11.01%) Vulnerability Management
22 12 (11.01%) Network Security
23 11 (10.09%) Enterprise Architecture

PCI QSA
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 19 September 2014, 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.

Applications
1 21 (19.27%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 18 (16.51%) Internet
2 13 (11.93%) VPN
3 12 (11.01%) LAN
3 12 (11.01%) WAN
3 12 (11.01%) Network Security
4 6 (5.50%) Firewall
5 5 (4.59%) TCP/IP
6 3 (2.75%) OSPF
6 3 (2.75%) BGP
6 3 (2.75%) Wireless
7 2 (1.83%) Wireless Security
7 2 (1.83%) PSTN
7 2 (1.83%) VoIP
8 1 (0.92%) DNS
8 1 (0.92%) Cisco ASA
8 1 (0.92%) WAAS
8 1 (0.92%) Intrusion Detection
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (10.09%) Relational Database
2 1 (0.92%) MySQL
2 1 (0.92%) SQL Server
2 1 (0.92%) DB2
General
1 20 (18.35%) Finance
2 6 (5.50%) Games
3 4 (3.67%) Banking
4 3 (2.75%) Retail
5 2 (1.83%) Law
5 2 (1.83%) Manufacturing
6 1 (0.92%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 67 (61.47%) Consultant
2 62 (56.88%) Security Consultant
3 17 (15.60%) Senior Consultant
3 17 (15.60%) Senior Security Consultant
3 17 (15.60%) Implementation Specialist
4 16 (14.68%) IT Security Consultant
4 16 (14.68%) IT Consultant
5 6 (5.50%) Analyst
5 6 (5.50%) Security Analyst
6 4 (3.67%) Principal Consultant
6 4 (3.67%) Principal Security Consultant
7 3 (2.75%) Risk Consultant
8 2 (1.83%) Information Security Consultant
8 2 (1.83%) Trainee
8 2 (1.83%) Information Security Analyst
8 2 (1.83%) Information Analyst
8 2 (1.83%) Junior Consultant
8 2 (1.83%) Graduate
8 2 (1.83%) Architect
8 2 (1.83%) Junior
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (1.83%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 17 (15.60%) EFT
2 7 (6.42%) Management Information System
3 4 (3.67%) Online Games
4 3 (2.75%) CESG
5 2 (1.83%) CESG CLAS
5 2 (1.83%) Data Protection Act
5 2 (1.83%) Mobile App
5 2 (1.83%) Blackberry
Operating Systems
1 44 (40.37%) Windows
1 44 (40.37%) Linux
2 19 (17.43%) UNIX
3 2 (1.83%) Apple iOS
3 2 (1.83%) Android
4 1 (0.92%) Windows 2000 Server
4 1 (0.92%) Windows NT
4 1 (0.92%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 64 (58.72%) Information Security
2 47 (43.12%) Penetration Testing
3 33 (30.28%) ITIL
4 32 (29.36%) PRINCE2
5 15 (13.76%) Stakeholder Management
6 14 (12.84%) Database Security
7 12 (11.01%) Vulnerability Management
8 11 (10.09%) Enterprise Architecture
9 9 (8.26%) SIEM
10 8 (7.34%) Cyber Security
10 8 (7.34%) Risk Management
11 7 (6.42%) Business Continuity
12 5 (4.59%) Business Development
12 5 (4.59%) Security Management
12 5 (4.59%) GAP Analysis
12 5 (4.59%) Incident Management
13 4 (3.67%) Change Control
13 4 (3.67%) Vulnerability Assessment
13 4 (3.67%) Mentoring
13 4 (3.67%) Information Security Management
Programming Languages
1 15 (13.76%) SQL
2 2 (1.83%) C
Qualifications
1 81 (74.31%) CISSP
2 58 (53.21%) CISA
3 38 (34.86%) CISM
4 23 (21.10%) Degree
5 17 (15.60%) MBA
6 8 (7.34%) Security Cleared
7 7 (6.42%) CRISC
8 5 (4.59%) SC Cleared
9 4 (3.67%) Cisco Certification
9 4 (3.67%) CCNA
10 2 (1.83%) DV Cleared
11 1 (0.92%) GIAC
11 1 (0.92%) GSEC
11 1 (0.92%) CEH
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 81 (74.31%) PCI DSS
2 59 (54.13%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 31 (28.44%) COBIT
4 27 (24.77%) Sarbanes-Oxley
5 4 (3.67%) BS25999
6 1 (0.92%) ISO/IEC 17799
6 1 (0.92%) HIPAA
System Software
1 3 (2.75%) VMware Infrastructure
1 3 (2.75%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 4 (3.67%) WSUS
Vendors
1 22 (20.18%) Microsoft
2 4 (3.67%) VMware
2 4 (3.67%) LogRhythm
3 2 (1.83%) McAfee
4 1 (0.92%) Citrix
4 1 (0.92%) CheckPoint
4 1 (0.92%) Oracle
4 1 (0.92%) Sybase
4 1 (0.92%) Cisco
South East
Salt
Salary: £60000 - £65000 per annum + OTE £85K +
Posted: 14 hours ago
Reading, Oxfordshire
NTT Com Security (UK) Limited
Salary: Excellent
Posted: 21 hours ago
Liverpool, Merseyside
FT Select
Salary: From £35,000 to £45,000 per annum plus car allowance and benefits
Posted: Yesterday
London
Moonpig.com
Salary: Attractive Basic + Bonus + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Coventry, West Midlands (County)
FT Select
Salary: From £35,000 to £45,000 per annum plus car allowance and benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Manchester, Lancashire
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 65000 - 75000
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Talent International
Salary: £50000 - £85000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
City of London
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Salary: £30000.00 - £40000.00 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
City of London
Deerfoot IT
Salary: £40000 - £65000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 22 days ago