The table below looks at the statistics for PCI QSA in IT jobs advertised for the London region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited PCI QSA over the 3 months to 28 August 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
28 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
PCI Qualified Security Assessors (PCI QSA)
Rank 584 619 613
Rank change year-on-year
+35 -6
Permanent jobs citing PCI QSA 38 15 19
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in London 0.086% 0.032% 0.043%
As % of the Qualifications category 0.34% 0.13% 0.17%
Number of salaries quoted 18 13 17
Average salary £60,000 £65,000 £39,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-7.69% +64.55%
UK excluding London average salary £67,500 £45,000 £41,250
% change year-on-year
+50.00% +9.09%
PCI QSA
England

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Qualifications category in permanent jobs advertised in the London region.

Qualifications Category
London
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Qualifications category
11079 11515 11073
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in London 25.10% 24.81% 25.13%
Number of salaries quoted 9181 9170 9053
Average salary £53,500 £50,000 £50,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+7.00% -
90% offered a salary of more than £30,500 £30,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £77,500 £75,000 £72,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+2.40% +3.75%

PCI QSA
Jobs Demand Trend in London

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing PCI QSA across the London region as a proportion of the total demand within the Qualifications category.

PCI QSA Jobs Demand Trend in London

PCI QSA
Salary Trend in London

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing PCI QSA across the London region.

PCI QSA Salary Trend in London

PCI QSA
Salary Histogram in London

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing PCI QSA across the London region over the 3 months to 28 August 2015.

PCI QSA Salary Histogram in London

PCI QSA
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 28 August 2015, IT jobs across the London 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 48 (76.19%) Information Security
2 39 (61.90%) CISSP
3 35 (55.56%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 31 (49.21%) PCI DSS
5 27 (42.86%) CISA
6 24 (38.10%) CISM
7 18 (28.57%) Trustwave
8 16 (25.40%) Ethical Hacking
9 15 (23.81%) Security Management
9 15 (23.81%) CRISC
10 14 (22.22%) Security Architecture
10 14 (22.22%) Project Management
10 14 (22.22%) Penetration Testing
10 14 (22.22%) Finance
10 14 (22.22%) Validation
11 13 (20.63%) Firewall
11 13 (20.63%) Information Security Management
12 12 (19.05%) SIEM
13 10 (15.87%) Sarbanes-Oxley
13 10 (15.87%) Data Protection
13 10 (15.87%) HIPAA
13 10 (15.87%) Customer Engagement
13 10 (15.87%) Cybercrime
14 9 (14.29%) Business Continuity
15 8 (12.70%) Data Protection Act
16 7 (11.11%) Information Assurance
16 7 (11.11%) Cyber Security
16 7 (11.11%) Incident Management
16 7 (11.11%) ITIL
17 6 (9.52%) Management Information System

PCI QSA
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 28 August 2015, IT jobs across the London 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 2 (3.17%) IIS
Applications
1 1 (1.59%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.59%) Microsoft Azure
1 1 (1.59%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 13 (20.63%) Firewall
2 2 (3.17%) Network Security
Development Applications
1 1 (1.59%) JIRA
General
1 14 (22.22%) Finance
2 6 (9.52%) Law
3 4 (6.35%) Financial Institution
4 2 (3.17%) Retail
5 1 (1.59%) Advertising
5 1 (1.59%) Publishing
5 1 (1.59%) Banking
Job Titles
1 35 (55.56%) Consultant
2 33 (52.38%) Security Consultant
3 11 (17.46%) Security Manager
4 6 (9.52%) Architect
4 6 (9.52%) Tester
4 6 (9.52%) Test Team Leader
4 6 (9.52%) Team Leader
4 6 (9.52%) Penetration Tester
5 5 (7.94%) Information Manager
5 5 (7.94%) Information Security Manager
6 4 (6.35%) Technical Operations Manager
6 4 (6.35%) Operations Manager
6 4 (6.35%) Technical Infrastructure Architect
6 4 (6.35%) Infrastructure Architect
6 4 (6.35%) Technical Manager
6 4 (6.35%) Technical Architect
7 2 (3.17%) Project Manager
7 2 (3.17%) Security Architect
7 2 (3.17%) Security Project Manager
8 1 (1.59%) Compliance Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (1.59%) COM
1 1 (1.59%) SOAP
1 1 (1.59%) Middleware
1 1 (1.59%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 10 (15.87%) Cybercrime
2 8 (12.70%) Data Protection Act
3 6 (9.52%) Management Information System
3 6 (9.52%) Data Centre
4 4 (6.35%) Algorithms
4 4 (6.35%) Cryptography
4 4 (6.35%) Computer Science
5 1 (1.59%) Analytical Skills
5 1 (1.59%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
5 1 (1.59%) Photography
5 1 (1.59%) CESG
Operating Systems
1 5 (7.94%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 48 (76.19%) Information Security
2 16 (25.40%) Ethical Hacking
3 15 (23.81%) Security Management
4 14 (22.22%) Validation
4 14 (22.22%) Project Management
4 14 (22.22%) Penetration Testing
4 14 (22.22%) Security Architecture
5 13 (20.63%) Information Security Management
6 12 (19.05%) SIEM
7 10 (15.87%) Data Protection
7 10 (15.87%) Customer Engagement
8 9 (14.29%) Business Continuity
9 7 (11.11%) ITIL
9 7 (11.11%) Incident Management
9 7 (11.11%) Information Assurance
9 7 (11.11%) Cyber Security
10 5 (7.94%) OWASP
11 4 (6.35%) Vulnerability Assessment
11 4 (6.35%) Computer Security
11 4 (6.35%) ISMS
Programming Languages
1 1 (1.59%) C
Qualifications
1 39 (61.90%) CISSP
2 27 (42.86%) CISA
3 24 (38.10%) CISM
4 15 (23.81%) CRISC
5 6 (9.52%) CEH
5 6 (9.52%) Degree
6 2 (3.17%) ICAEW
6 2 (3.17%) ACCA
7 1 (1.59%) CCNA
7 1 (1.59%) Cisco Certification
7 1 (1.59%) GIAC
7 1 (1.59%) GSEC
7 1 (1.59%) ISACA
7 1 (1.59%) SC Cleared
7 1 (1.59%) Security Cleared
7 1 (1.59%) CISMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 35 (55.56%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 31 (49.21%) PCI DSS
3 10 (15.87%) HIPAA
3 10 (15.87%) Sarbanes-Oxley
4 3 (4.76%) COBIT
5 1 (1.59%) QA
System Software
1 1 (1.59%) Xen
1 1 (1.59%) VMware Infrastructure
1 1 (1.59%) Hyper-V
Vendors
1 18 (28.57%) Trustwave
2 2 (3.17%) CA
3 1 (1.59%) VMware
3 1 (1.59%) Cisco
3 1 (1.59%) Microsoft
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