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 22 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
22 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
PCI Qualified Security Assessors (PCI QSA)
Rank 604 594 625
Rank change year-on-year
-10 +31
Permanent jobs citing PCI QSA 17 22 21
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in London 0.036% 0.049% 0.041%
As % of the Qualifications category 0.14% 0.19% 0.16%
Number of salaries quoted 15 18 18
Average salary £65,000 £39,500 £65,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+64.55% -39.23%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,900 £39,500 £46,250
10% offered a salary of more than £73,000 £51,150 £75,000
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £41,250 £65,000
% change year-on-year
+9.09% -36.53%
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
11804 11394 12879
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in London 24.87% 25.35% 25.36%
Number of salaries quoted 9411 9292 11103
Average salary £50,000 £50,000 £50,000
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £30,000 £31,052
10% offered a salary of more than £72,500 £75,000 £75,000
UK excluding London average salary £41,500 £40,995 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+1.23% +2.48%

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 22 August 2014.

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 22 August 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
Harrow - 1 - -
PCI QSA
England

PCI QSA
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 22 August 2014, 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 21 (67.74%) CISSP
1 21 (67.74%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 20 (64.52%) PCI DSS
3 17 (54.84%) Information Security
4 12 (38.71%) Finance
4 12 (38.71%) Penetration Testing
5 10 (32.26%) Security Cleared
6 9 (29.03%) CISA
7 5 (16.13%) Degree
7 5 (16.13%) Cyber Security
8 4 (12.90%) SIEM
8 4 (12.90%) SC Cleared
8 4 (12.90%) Security Testing
8 4 (12.90%) Games
8 4 (12.90%) Banking
8 4 (12.90%) CISM
9 3 (9.68%) Security Management
9 3 (9.68%) Management Information System
9 3 (9.68%) Wireless
9 3 (9.68%) Risk Management
9 3 (9.68%) CRISC
10 2 (6.45%) Mobile App
10 2 (6.45%) Information Assurance
10 2 (6.45%) Apple iOS
10 2 (6.45%) Online Games
10 2 (6.45%) Business Development
10 2 (6.45%) Time Management
10 2 (6.45%) Wireless Security
10 2 (6.45%) DV Cleared
10 2 (6.45%) Android

PCI QSA
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 22 August 2014, 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.

Communications & Networking
1 3 (9.68%) Wireless
2 2 (6.45%) Wireless Security
2 2 (6.45%) PSTN
2 2 (6.45%) VoIP
3 1 (3.23%) VPN
3 1 (3.23%) Internet
3 1 (3.23%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (3.23%) MySQL
1 1 (3.23%) SQL Server
1 1 (3.23%) DB2
General
1 12 (38.71%) Finance
2 4 (12.90%) Games
2 4 (12.90%) Banking
3 2 (6.45%) Retail
3 2 (6.45%) Law
3 2 (6.45%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 23 (74.19%) Consultant
2 22 (70.97%) Security Consultant
3 3 (9.68%) Senior Consultant
3 3 (9.68%) Senior Security Consultant
4 2 (6.45%) Trainee
4 2 (6.45%) Information Security Consultant
4 2 (6.45%) Junior Consultant
4 2 (6.45%) Sales Executive
4 2 (6.45%) Junior
4 2 (6.45%) Graduate
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (6.45%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 3 (9.68%) Management Information System
2 2 (6.45%) Mobile App
2 2 (6.45%) Online Games
2 2 (6.45%) CESG
2 2 (6.45%) CESG CLAS
2 2 (6.45%) Blackberry
Operating Systems
1 2 (6.45%) Apple iOS
1 2 (6.45%) Android
2 1 (3.23%) UNIX
2 1 (3.23%) Windows
2 1 (3.23%) Linux
2 1 (3.23%) Windows NT
2 1 (3.23%) Windows Server 2003
2 1 (3.23%) Windows 2000 Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 17 (54.84%) Information Security
2 12 (38.71%) Penetration Testing
3 5 (16.13%) Cyber Security
4 4 (12.90%) SIEM
4 4 (12.90%) Security Testing
5 3 (9.68%) Security Management
5 3 (9.68%) Risk Management
6 2 (6.45%) Information Assurance
6 2 (6.45%) Business Development
6 2 (6.45%) Time Management
6 2 (6.45%) TOGAF
6 2 (6.45%) GAP Analysis
6 2 (6.45%) Information Security Management
6 2 (6.45%) ITIL
6 2 (6.45%) PRINCE2
7 1 (3.23%) BCP
7 1 (3.23%) Data Security
7 1 (3.23%) Business Continuity
7 1 (3.23%) OWASP
7 1 (3.23%) Network Management
Programming Languages
1 1 (3.23%) SQL
Qualifications
1 21 (67.74%) CISSP
2 10 (32.26%) Security Cleared
3 9 (29.03%) CISA
4 5 (16.13%) Degree
5 4 (12.90%) SC Cleared
5 4 (12.90%) CISM
6 3 (9.68%) CRISC
7 2 (6.45%) DV Cleared
8 1 (3.23%) CCNA
8 1 (3.23%) Cisco Certification
8 1 (3.23%) GIAC
8 1 (3.23%) GSEC
8 1 (3.23%) CEH
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 21 (67.74%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 20 (64.52%) PCI DSS
3 2 (6.45%) Sarbanes-Oxley
4 1 (3.23%) ISO/IEC 17799
4 1 (3.23%) HIPAA
Vendors
1 1 (3.23%) Microsoft
1 1 (3.23%) Oracle
1 1 (3.23%) Sybase
London
Networking People
Salary: Benefits
Posted: 16 hours ago
City, London
Apollo Solutions
Salary: £70000 - £90000 per annum + Bonus & Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
London
Networking People
Salary: Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
London
Computer Futures
Salary: competitive
Posted: 11 days ago