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 30 January 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
30 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
PCI Qualified Security Assessors (PCI QSA)
Rank 588 586 587
Rank change year-on-year
-2 +1
Permanent jobs citing PCI QSA 25 27 37
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in London 0.060% 0.064% 0.082%
As % of the Qualifications category 0.24% 0.25% 0.31%
Number of salaries quoted 18 16 36
Average salary £62,500 £65,000 £63,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-3.84% +3.17%
90% offered a salary of more than £53,500 £42,000 £52,500
10% offered a salary of more than £66,500 £70,000 £72,500
UK excluding London average salary £57,500 £51,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year
+11.65% +14.44%
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
10618 10678 11832
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in London 25.59% 25.27% 26.36%
Number of salaries quoted 8680 8532 9953
Average salary £50,000 £50,000 £50,000
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £31,500 £30,500
10% offered a salary of more than £72,500 £70,000 £75,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -

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 30 January 2015.

PCI QSA Salary Histogram in London

PCI QSA
Job Locations in London

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing PCI QSA within the London region over the 3 months to 30 January 2015. 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
City of London - 2 £65,000 - 1
Uxbridge - 1 £85,000 -
PCI QSA
England

PCI QSA
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 30 January 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 40 (70.18%) PCI DSS
2 34 (59.65%) Information Security
3 30 (52.63%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 21 (36.84%) Penetration Testing
5 17 (29.82%) CISSP
5 17 (29.82%) Cyber Security
6 14 (24.56%) Finance
7 11 (19.30%) Retail
7 11 (19.30%) Linux
7 11 (19.30%) CISA
8 10 (17.54%) Risk Management
9 9 (15.79%) Management Information System
9 9 (15.79%) CISM
10 8 (14.04%) Security Architecture
11 7 (12.28%) Open Source
11 7 (12.28%) Business Continuity
11 7 (12.28%) Firewall
11 7 (12.28%) Service Delivery
11 7 (12.28%) MS Excel
11 7 (12.28%) E-Commerce
11 7 (12.28%) Cisco
11 7 (12.28%) Microsoft
12 6 (10.53%) SOAP
12 6 (10.53%) ITIL
12 6 (10.53%) Sarbanes-Oxley
12 6 (10.53%) Incident Management
12 6 (10.53%) Banking
12 6 (10.53%) Xen
12 6 (10.53%) Degree
12 6 (10.53%) JIRA

PCI QSA
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 30 January 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.

Applications
1 7 (12.28%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 6 (10.53%) Microsoft Azure
1 6 (10.53%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 7 (12.28%) Firewall
Development Applications
1 6 (10.53%) JIRA
General
1 14 (24.56%) Finance
2 11 (19.30%) Retail
3 6 (10.53%) Banking
3 6 (10.53%) Games
4 4 (7.02%) Manufacturing
5 2 (3.51%) International Banking
Job Titles
1 26 (45.61%) Consultant
2 24 (42.11%) Security Consultant
3 9 (15.79%) Security Officer
4 8 (14.04%) Senior Consultant
4 8 (14.04%) Senior Security Consultant
5 7 (12.28%) Security Manager
5 7 (12.28%) Information Security Officer
6 5 (8.77%) Risk Consultant
6 5 (8.77%) Architect
7 4 (7.02%) Operations Manager
7 4 (7.02%) Technical Operations Manager
7 4 (7.02%) Technical Manager
7 4 (7.02%) E-Commerce Manager
8 3 (5.26%) Technical Infrastructure Architect
8 3 (5.26%) Infrastructure Architect
8 3 (5.26%) Technical Architect
9 2 (3.51%) Solutions Architect
9 2 (3.51%) Junior
9 2 (3.51%) Junior Consultant
9 2 (3.51%) IT Security Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (10.53%) SOAP
1 6 (10.53%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 9 (15.79%) Management Information System
2 7 (12.28%) Open Source
3 4 (7.02%) Analytical Skills
4 3 (5.26%) Enterprise Software
5 2 (3.51%) Online Games
Operating Systems
1 11 (19.30%) Linux
2 1 (1.75%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 34 (59.65%) Information Security
2 21 (36.84%) Penetration Testing
3 17 (29.82%) Cyber Security
4 10 (17.54%) Risk Management
5 8 (14.04%) Security Architecture
6 7 (12.28%) Business Continuity
6 7 (12.28%) Service Delivery
6 7 (12.28%) E-Commerce
7 6 (10.53%) ITIL
7 6 (10.53%) Incident Management
7 6 (10.53%) Online Security
7 6 (10.53%) Release Management
7 6 (10.53%) Mentoring
8 5 (8.77%) Project Management
9 4 (7.02%) Risk Assessment
9 4 (7.02%) Agile Software Development
9 4 (7.02%) SIEM
9 4 (7.02%) People Management
9 4 (7.02%) Problem Management
9 4 (7.02%) Time Management
Programming Languages
1 1 (1.75%) C
1 1 (1.75%) SQL
Qualifications
1 17 (29.82%) CISSP
2 11 (19.30%) CISA
3 9 (15.79%) CISM
4 6 (10.53%) Degree
5 4 (7.02%) ITIL Certification
5 4 (7.02%) Security Cleared
6 2 (3.51%) CRISC
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 40 (70.18%) PCI DSS
2 30 (52.63%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 6 (10.53%) Sarbanes-Oxley
3 6 (10.53%) QA
4 3 (5.26%) BS25999
System Software
1 6 (10.53%) Xen
1 6 (10.53%) VMware Infrastructure
1 6 (10.53%) Hyper-V
Vendors
1 7 (12.28%) Cisco
1 7 (12.28%) Microsoft
2 6 (10.53%) VMware
3 2 (3.51%) Symantec
London
DCL Search & Selection
Salary: £65k per year
Posted: 2 days ago
London
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Salary: competitive
Posted: 3 days ago
City, London
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 35,000 to 50,000 + Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
London
DCL Search & Selection
Salary: £60k - 65k per year + Benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
London
Which?
Salary: From £60,000 to £70,000 per annum + 28 days hol + up to 11% pension
Posted: 7 days ago