The first table below looks at the demand 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 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all Qualifications for the England region.

Location
3 months to
14 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
PCI Qualified Security Assessors (PCI QSA)
Rank 821 811 843
Rank change year-on-year
-10 +32
Permanent jobs citing PCI QSA 58 44 24
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 0.053% 0.043% 0.021%
As % of the Qualifications category 0.20% 0.16% 0.077%
Number of salaries quoted 46 40 24
Average salary £45,000 £45,000 £65,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- -30.76%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £39,500 £57,500
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £70,000 £69,750
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £45,000 £65,000
% change year-on-year
- -30.76%
Qualifications Category
England
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Qualifications category
29655 27862 31154
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 27.21% 27.31% 27.78%
Number of salaries quoted 23478 22873 26965
Average salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.88% -
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £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
UK

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 July 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 14 July 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
(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
South East +21 39 £45,000 -28.00%
London -56 16 £65,000 +44.44% 2
Yorkshire - 2 £65,000 - 1
West Midlands - 1 £67,500 - 2
PCI QSA
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PCI QSA
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 14 July 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 88 (83.02%) CISSP
2 71 (66.98%) PCI DSS
3 63 (59.43%) CISA
4 60 (56.60%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 57 (53.77%) Information Security
6 41 (38.68%) CISM
7 40 (37.74%) Windows
8 39 (36.79%) Linux
9 30 (28.30%) ITIL
10 29 (27.36%) Internet
10 29 (27.36%) Penetration Testing
11 28 (26.42%) COBIT
12 27 (25.47%) Degree
13 23 (21.70%) Microsoft
13 23 (21.70%) PRINCE2
14 22 (20.75%) UNIX
15 21 (19.81%) MS Excel
15 21 (19.81%) EFT
15 21 (19.81%) MBA
16 20 (18.87%) Sarbanes-Oxley
17 19 (17.92%) Finance
18 16 (15.09%) Security Cleared
19 13 (12.26%) Management Information System
20 11 (10.38%) Stakeholder Management
20 11 (10.38%) SQL
21 10 (9.43%) Project Management
21 10 (9.43%) Database Security
22 8 (7.55%) VPN
23 7 (6.60%) WAN
23 7 (6.60%) LAN

PCI QSA
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 14 July 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 (19.81%) MS Excel
2 1 (0.94%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 29 (27.36%) Internet
2 8 (7.55%) VPN
3 7 (6.60%) Network Security
3 7 (6.60%) LAN
3 7 (6.60%) WAN
4 4 (3.77%) Firewall
5 3 (2.83%) Wireless
5 3 (2.83%) OSPF
5 3 (2.83%) BGP
5 3 (2.83%) TCP/IP
6 2 (1.89%) PSTN
6 2 (1.89%) VoIP
6 2 (1.89%) Wireless Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (6.60%) Relational Database
2 1 (0.94%) MySQL
2 1 (0.94%) SQL Server
2 1 (0.94%) DB2
General
1 19 (17.92%) Finance
2 7 (6.60%) Games
2 7 (6.60%) Telecoms
3 5 (4.72%) Retail
4 4 (3.77%) Banking
5 2 (1.89%) Law
5 2 (1.89%) Manufacturing
6 1 (0.94%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 58 (54.72%) Consultant
2 54 (50.94%) Security Consultant
3 21 (19.81%) Implementation Specialist
4 12 (11.32%) IT Security Consultant
4 12 (11.32%) IT Consultant
5 11 (10.38%) Senior Consultant
5 11 (10.38%) Senior Security Consultant
6 7 (6.60%) Project Manager
6 7 (6.60%) Security Manager
6 7 (6.60%) Security Project Manager
7 5 (4.72%) Graduate
7 5 (4.72%) Information Security Consultant
8 2 (1.89%) Information Security Analyst
8 2 (1.89%) Security Analyst
8 2 (1.89%) Architect
8 2 (1.89%) Analyst
8 2 (1.89%) Sales Executive
8 2 (1.89%) Trainee
8 2 (1.89%) Information Analyst
9 1 (0.94%) Auditor
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (1.89%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 21 (19.81%) EFT
2 13 (12.26%) Management Information System
3 5 (4.72%) Online Games
4 2 (1.89%) Open Source
4 2 (1.89%) Mobile App
4 2 (1.89%) Blackberry
4 2 (1.89%) CESG
4 2 (1.89%) CESG CLAS
4 2 (1.89%) Data Protection Act
Operating Systems
1 40 (37.74%) Windows
2 39 (36.79%) Linux
3 22 (20.75%) UNIX
4 2 (1.89%) Apple iOS
4 2 (1.89%) Android
5 1 (0.94%) Windows 2000 Server
5 1 (0.94%) Windows NT
5 1 (0.94%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 57 (53.77%) Information Security
2 30 (28.30%) ITIL
3 29 (27.36%) Penetration Testing
4 23 (21.70%) PRINCE2
5 11 (10.38%) Stakeholder Management
6 10 (9.43%) Project Management
6 10 (9.43%) Database Security
7 7 (6.60%) Vulnerability Management
7 7 (6.60%) Risk Management
7 7 (6.60%) Enterprise Architecture
7 7 (6.60%) Risk Assessment
8 6 (5.66%) Security Testing
9 5 (4.72%) Business Development
9 5 (4.72%) ISMS
9 5 (4.72%) Validation
9 5 (4.72%) Data Security
9 5 (4.72%) Security Management
9 5 (4.72%) GAP Analysis
10 4 (3.77%) Information Security Management
10 4 (3.77%) SIEM
Programming Languages
1 11 (10.38%) SQL
Qualifications
1 88 (83.02%) CISSP
2 63 (59.43%) CISA
3 41 (38.68%) CISM
4 27 (25.47%) Degree
5 21 (19.81%) MBA
6 16 (15.09%) Security Cleared
7 4 (3.77%) CRISC
7 4 (3.77%) SC Cleared
8 2 (1.89%) DV Cleared
8 2 (1.89%) Cisco Certification
8 2 (1.89%) CCNA
9 1 (0.94%) GIAC
9 1 (0.94%) GSEC
9 1 (0.94%) CEH
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 71 (66.98%) PCI DSS
2 60 (56.60%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 28 (26.42%) COBIT
4 20 (18.87%) Sarbanes-Oxley
5 6 (5.66%) BS25999
6 1 (0.94%) ISO/IEC 17799
6 1 (0.94%) HIPAA
System Software
1 3 (2.83%) VMware Infrastructure
1 3 (2.83%) Hyper-V
2 1 (0.94%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 23 (21.70%) Microsoft
2 3 (2.83%) VMware
3 2 (1.89%) McAfee
4 1 (0.94%) Oracle
4 1 (0.94%) Sybase
Luton, Bedfordshire
Coal IT Services
Salary: From £40,000 to £50,000 per annum plus excellent benefits / bonus
Posted: 38 minutes ago
Norwich, Norfolk
Coal IT Services
Salary: From £40,000 to £50,000 per annum plus excellent benefits / bonus
Posted: 39 minutes ago
Coventry, West Midlands (County)
FT Select
Salary: From £50,000 to £60,000 per annum plus car allowance and benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Altrincham, Cheshire
FT Select
Salary: From £50,000 to £60,000 per annum plus car allowance and benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Bristol, Avon
FT Select
Salary: From £50,000 to £60,000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Coventry
Interquest - IQ ESM
Salary: £35000 - £50000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
London
Networking People
Salary: Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Yorkshire
The Bridge Ltd
Salary: From £50,000 to £80,000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
City, London
RandomStorm Limited
Salary: Unspecified
Posted: 5 days ago
Midlands - home or office based with UK Travel
Trinity
Salary: £0 - £40,000 per year
Posted: 12 days ago
England
Computer Futures
Salary: £50000 - £75000 per annum + Bonus + Benefits
Posted: 23 days ago