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 26 May 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

3 months to
26 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
PCI Qualified Security Assessors (PCI QSA)
Rank 816 882 929
Rank change year-on-year
+66 +47
Permanent jobs citing PCI QSA 92 52 39
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 0.10% 0.052% 0.035%
As % of the Qualifications category 0.37% 0.19% 0.13%
Number of salaries quoted 67 32 34
Median salary £57,500 £60,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
-4.16% +33.33%
90% offered a salary of more than £33,500 £50,500 £31,250
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £84,500 £71,000
UK excluding London median salary £60,500 £62,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year
-3.20% +47.05%
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
24809 27315 30154
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 26.98% 27.34% 27.43%
Number of salaries quoted 20180 21616 24415
Median salary £47,500 £45,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+5.55% -
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £72,500 £67,500 £69,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
- +6.25%

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 26 May 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 median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing PCI QSA within the England region over the 3 months to 26 May 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
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 +45 46 £39,000 -35.00% 6
South West +11 10 £65,000 +30.00% 1
North West - 10 £53,750 - 3
South East +14 8 £62,500 -7.40% 3
East Midlands - 8 £48,750 -
West Midlands -8 4 £53,250 -11.25%
Yorkshire +4 3 £58,750 -
North East - 1 £60,000 -
PCI QSA
UK

PCI QSA
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 26 May 2016, 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 97 (63.82%) CISSP
2 88 (57.89%) PCI DSS
3 84 (55.26%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 83 (54.61%) Information Security
5 74 (48.68%) CISA
6 73 (48.03%) Finance
7 48 (31.58%) CISM
8 45 (29.61%) Risk Management
9 39 (25.66%) Stakeholder Management
10 33 (21.71%) Presales
11 32 (21.05%) Analytical Skills
11 32 (21.05%) Compliance Audit
11 32 (21.05%) SQL
12 31 (20.39%) MS Office
12 31 (20.39%) MS Excel
12 31 (20.39%) Microsoft
13 30 (19.74%) Security Management
14 28 (18.42%) Cybersecurity
15 27 (17.76%) Data Analysis
16 26 (17.11%) CESG
17 23 (15.13%) MS PowerPoint
17 23 (15.13%) CESG Certified Professional
18 21 (13.82%) Degree
18 21 (13.82%) Management Information System
19 19 (12.50%) Information Security Management
19 19 (12.50%) CLAS
20 18 (11.84%) GAP Analysis
21 17 (11.18%) Data Security
22 16 (10.53%) COBIT
23 15 (9.87%) CISMP

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:

Applications
1 31 (20.39%) MS Excel
1 31 (20.39%) MS Office
2 23 (15.13%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 3 (1.97%) SAP Oil and Gas
Communications & Networking
1 14 (9.21%) Firewall
2 6 (3.95%) Internet
3 1 (0.66%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (1.32%) SQL Server
General
1 73 (48.03%) Finance
2 11 (7.24%) Law
3 6 (3.95%) Banking
3 6 (3.95%) Legal
4 4 (2.63%) Retail
5 3 (1.97%) Electronics
5 3 (1.97%) French Language
5 3 (1.97%) Manufacturing
5 3 (1.97%) Marketing
5 3 (1.97%) Telecoms
6 2 (1.32%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 81 (53.29%) Consultant
2 58 (38.16%) Security Consultant
3 30 (19.74%) Analyst
4 21 (13.82%) Audit Analyst
5 12 (7.89%) Information Security Consultant
6 11 (7.24%) Data Analyst
6 11 (7.24%) Senior Consultant
7 10 (6.58%) Compliance Consultant
7 10 (6.58%) IT Consultant
7 10 (6.58%) IT Security Consultant
8 9 (5.92%) Security Manager
8 9 (5.92%) Senior Security Consultant
9 8 (5.26%) Audit Consultant
10 7 (4.61%) Cybersecurity Consultant
11 6 (3.95%) Principal Consultant
12 5 (3.29%) Compliance Specialist
12 5 (3.29%) Management Consultant
12 5 (3.29%) Principal Security Consultant
13 4 (2.63%) IT Security Manager
13 4 (2.63%) Managing Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (3.95%) SAML
2 3 (1.97%) CSS
3 2 (1.32%) .NET
3 2 (1.32%) ASP.NET
3 2 (1.32%) ASP.NET MVC
3 2 (1.32%) jQuery
Miscellaneous
1 32 (21.05%) Analytical Skills
2 26 (17.11%) CESG
3 21 (13.82%) Management Information System
4 10 (6.58%) iPad
5 9 (5.92%) Computer Science
6 7 (4.61%) Data Centre
7 6 (3.95%) Mobile App
8 5 (3.29%) CESG CLAS
9 2 (1.32%) Cyberthreat
10 1 (0.66%) Mathematics
Operating Systems
1 6 (3.95%) Linux
2 2 (1.32%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 83 (54.61%) Information Security
2 45 (29.61%) Risk Management
3 39 (25.66%) Stakeholder Management
4 33 (21.71%) Presales
5 32 (21.05%) Compliance Audit
6 30 (19.74%) Security Management
7 28 (18.42%) Cybersecurity
8 27 (17.76%) Data Analysis
9 19 (12.50%) Information Security Management
10 18 (11.84%) GAP Analysis
11 17 (11.18%) Data Security
12 13 (8.55%) Business Development
13 12 (7.89%) Mentoring
14 11 (7.24%) Security Architecture
15 10 (6.58%) Information Assurance
16 9 (5.92%) Identity Access Management
16 9 (5.92%) Penetration Testing
16 9 (5.92%) Validation
17 8 (5.26%) Information Governance
17 8 (5.26%) Resource Management
Programming Languages
1 32 (21.05%) SQL
2 3 (1.97%) C
3 2 (1.32%) C#
3 2 (1.32%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 97 (63.82%) CISSP
2 74 (48.68%) CISA
3 48 (31.58%) CISM
4 23 (15.13%) CESG Certified Professional
5 21 (13.82%) Degree
6 19 (12.50%) CLAS
7 15 (9.87%) CISMP
8 13 (8.55%) Security Cleared
9 12 (7.89%) SC Cleared
10 6 (3.95%) CCNA
10 6 (3.95%) Cisco Certification
11 5 (3.29%) CCIE
11 5 (3.29%) CCNP
11 5 (3.29%) CEH
11 5 (3.29%) CREST Certified
12 4 (2.63%) GSNA
13 1 (0.66%) CRISC
13 1 (0.66%) GCIA
13 1 (0.66%) GIAC
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 88 (57.89%) PCI DSS
2 84 (55.26%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 16 (10.53%) COBIT
4 14 (9.21%) ISO27002
5 11 (7.24%) Sarbanes-Oxley
6 8 (5.26%) PA-DSS
7 7 (4.61%) BS25999
7 7 (4.61%) ISO 9001
8 2 (1.32%) QA
9 1 (0.66%) HMG Security Policy Framework
9 1 (0.66%) ISO22301
9 1 (0.66%) RMADS
System Software
1 6 (3.95%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 31 (20.39%) Microsoft
2 6 (3.95%) CA
2 6 (3.95%) FireEye
3 3 (1.97%) SAP
4 2 (1.32%) Cisco
4 2 (1.32%) VMware
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