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 30 June 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

3 months to
30 Jun 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
PCI Qualified Security Assessors (PCI QSA)
Rank 797 871 924
Rank change year-on-year
+74 +53
Permanent jobs citing PCI QSA 100 67 57
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 0.11% 0.065% 0.051%
As % of the Qualifications category 0.41% 0.24% 0.18%
Number of salaries quoted 76 44 50
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 £32,500 £50,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £85,000 £70,700
UK excluding London median salary £62,500 £63,750 £45,000
% change year-on-year
-1.96% +41.66%
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
24217 28107 30952
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 26.43% 27.17% 27.48%
Number of salaries quoted 19836 22455 24731
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 £27,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £72,500 £67,500 £70,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £41,000
% change year-on-year
- +3.65%

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 30 June 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 30 June 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 +39 46 £33,500 -44.16% 6
North West +38 16 £55,000 -33.33% 3
South East +31 13 £62,500 -7.40% 1
South West +18 7 £65,000 +30.00% 3
West Midlands -11 5 £53,250 -25.26%
East Midlands - 4 £48,750 -
Yorkshire - 2 £58,750 -
North East - 1 £60,000 -
PCI QSA
UK

PCI QSA
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 30 June 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.

1 102 (61.08%) CISSP
2 98 (58.68%) PCI DSS
3 93 (55.69%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 88 (52.69%) Information Security
5 84 (50.30%) CISA
6 77 (46.11%) Finance
7 48 (28.74%) CISM
7 48 (28.74%) Risk Management
8 44 (26.35%) Stakeholder Management
9 42 (25.15%) Security Management
10 38 (22.75%) Cybersecurity
11 37 (22.16%) Compliance Audit
11 37 (22.16%) SQL
12 36 (21.56%) Presales
13 35 (20.96%) Analytical Skills
14 33 (19.76%) MS Excel
15 32 (19.16%) MS Office
15 32 (19.16%) Microsoft
15 32 (19.16%) Data Analysis
16 31 (18.56%) CESG
17 28 (16.77%) MS PowerPoint
17 28 (16.77%) Information Security Management
17 28 (16.77%) CESG Certified Professional
18 25 (14.97%) Management Information System
19 23 (13.77%) COBIT
20 22 (13.17%) Degree
20 22 (13.17%) CLAS
21 20 (11.98%) CISMP
22 19 (11.38%) ISO27002
23 18 (10.78%) Business Development

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 33 (19.76%) MS Excel
2 32 (19.16%) MS Office
3 28 (16.77%) MS PowerPoint
4 1 (0.60%) MS Project
4 1 (0.60%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 8 (4.79%) SAP Oil and Gas
Communications & Networking
1 11 (6.59%) Firewall
2 9 (5.39%) Internet
3 1 (0.60%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (1.20%) SQL Server
General
1 77 (46.11%) Finance
2 9 (5.39%) Law
3 8 (4.79%) Electronics
3 8 (4.79%) Manufacturing
3 8 (4.79%) Marketing
3 8 (4.79%) Telecoms
4 6 (3.59%) Banking
5 5 (2.99%) Retail
6 3 (1.80%) French Language
7 2 (1.20%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 83 (49.70%) Consultant
2 58 (34.73%) Security Consultant
3 39 (23.35%) Analyst
4 26 (15.57%) Audit Analyst
5 15 (8.98%) Senior Consultant
6 13 (7.78%) Information Security Consultant
7 12 (7.19%) Senior Security Consultant
8 11 (6.59%) Data Analyst
9 10 (5.99%) IT Consultant
9 10 (5.99%) IT Security Consultant
9 10 (5.99%) Security Manager
10 9 (5.39%) Compliance Consultant
11 8 (4.79%) Cybersecurity Consultant
12 7 (4.19%) Audit Consultant
12 7 (4.19%) IT Analyst
13 5 (2.99%) Auditor
13 5 (2.99%) Compliance Specialist
13 5 (2.99%) Management Consultant
14 4 (2.40%) Compliance Analyst
14 4 (2.40%) Security Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (3.59%) SAML
2 3 (1.80%) CSS
3 2 (1.20%) .NET
3 2 (1.20%) ASP.NET
3 2 (1.20%) ASP.NET MVC
3 2 (1.20%) jQuery
Miscellaneous
1 35 (20.96%) Analytical Skills
2 31 (18.56%) CESG
3 25 (14.97%) Management Information System
4 10 (5.99%) iPad
5 9 (5.39%) Computer Science
6 8 (4.79%) Data Centre
7 6 (3.59%) Mobile App
8 5 (2.99%) CESG CLAS
9 4 (2.40%) Virtual Team
10 1 (0.60%) Cyberthreat
10 1 (0.60%) Security Operations Centre
Operating Systems
1 6 (3.59%) Linux
2 3 (1.80%) Windows
3 1 (0.60%) Solaris
3 1 (0.60%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 88 (52.69%) Information Security
2 48 (28.74%) Risk Management
3 44 (26.35%) Stakeholder Management
4 42 (25.15%) Security Management
5 38 (22.75%) Cybersecurity
6 37 (22.16%) Compliance Audit
7 36 (21.56%) Presales
8 32 (19.16%) Data Analysis
9 28 (16.77%) Information Security Management
10 18 (10.78%) Business Development
11 17 (10.18%) Security Architecture
12 11 (6.59%) GAP Analysis
12 11 (6.59%) Information Assurance
13 10 (5.99%) Internal Audit
13 10 (5.99%) IT Audit
14 9 (5.39%) Data Protection
14 9 (5.39%) Data Security
14 9 (5.39%) Identity Access Management
14 9 (5.39%) Information Security Governance
14 9 (5.39%) Programme Management
Programming Languages
1 37 (22.16%) SQL
2 4 (2.40%) C
3 2 (1.20%) C#
3 2 (1.20%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 102 (61.08%) CISSP
2 84 (50.30%) CISA
3 48 (28.74%) CISM
4 28 (16.77%) CESG Certified Professional
5 22 (13.17%) CLAS
5 22 (13.17%) Degree
6 20 (11.98%) CISMP
7 11 (6.59%) SC Cleared
7 11 (6.59%) Security Cleared
8 10 (5.99%) GSNA
9 7 (4.19%) CREST Certified
10 6 (3.59%) CCNA
10 6 (3.59%) Cisco Certification
11 5 (2.99%) CCIE
11 5 (2.99%) CCNP
11 5 (2.99%) CEH
12 2 (1.20%) CRISC
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 98 (58.68%) PCI DSS
2 93 (55.69%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 23 (13.77%) COBIT
4 19 (11.38%) ISO27002
5 11 (6.59%) Sarbanes-Oxley
6 7 (4.19%) BS25999
7 4 (2.40%) ISO22301
8 3 (1.80%) PA-DSS
9 2 (1.20%) ISO 9001
10 1 (0.60%) COSO
10 1 (0.60%) ISAE 3402
System Software
1 6 (3.59%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 32 (19.16%) Microsoft
2 9 (5.39%) CA
3 8 (4.79%) SAP
4 6 (3.59%) FireEye
5 2 (1.20%) Cisco
5 2 (1.20%) VMware
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