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 21 October 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
21 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
PCI Qualified Security Assessors (PCI QSA)
Rank 602 600 598
Rank change year-on-year
-2 -2
Permanent jobs citing PCI QSA 29 20 35
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in London 0.064% 0.044% 0.072%
As % of the Qualifications category 0.26% 0.18% 0.28%
Number of salaries quoted 23 16 32
Average salary £67,500 £60,000 £55,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+12.50% +9.09%
90% offered a salary of more than £46,500 £39,500 £37,500
10% offered a salary of more than £71,500 £80,000 £75,000
UK excluding London average salary £57,500 £43,750 £47,500
% change year-on-year
+31.42% -7.89%
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
11262 11295 12719
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in London 24.88% 24.94% 26.08%
Number of salaries quoted 9081 9358 10705
Average salary £50,000 £50,000 £50,000
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £30,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £72,500 £73,000 £75,000
UK excluding London average salary £41,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+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 21 October 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 21 October 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
City of London - 3 £65,000 - 3
Harrow - 1 - -
PCI QSA
England

PCI QSA
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 21 October 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 36 (83.72%) PCI DSS
2 27 (62.79%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 25 (58.14%) Penetration Testing
4 23 (53.49%) Information Security
4 23 (53.49%) CISSP
5 19 (44.19%) Cyber Security
6 12 (27.91%) Risk Management
6 12 (27.91%) Finance
7 9 (20.93%) CISA
8 8 (18.60%) Security Architecture
9 6 (13.95%) CISM
10 5 (11.63%) Firewall
10 5 (11.63%) Cisco
10 5 (11.63%) Microsoft
10 5 (11.63%) Linux
10 5 (11.63%) MS Excel
10 5 (11.63%) E-Commerce
10 5 (11.63%) Security Cleared
10 5 (11.63%) Open Source
11 4 (9.30%) REST
11 4 (9.30%) Mentoring
11 4 (9.30%) VMware Infrastructure
11 4 (9.30%) Hyper-V
11 4 (9.30%) Microsoft Azure
11 4 (9.30%) Amazon AWS
11 4 (9.30%) SC Cleared
11 4 (9.30%) Security Testing
11 4 (9.30%) JIRA
11 4 (9.30%) QA
11 4 (9.30%) Release Management

PCI QSA
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 21 October 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.

Applications
1 5 (11.63%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 4 (9.30%) Microsoft Azure
1 4 (9.30%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 5 (11.63%) Firewall
2 2 (4.65%) Wireless Security
2 2 (4.65%) Wireless
2 2 (4.65%) PSTN
2 2 (4.65%) VoIP
Development Applications
1 4 (9.30%) JIRA
General
1 12 (27.91%) Finance
2 3 (6.98%) Banking
2 3 (6.98%) Games
3 2 (4.65%) Law
4 1 (2.33%) Manufacturing
4 1 (2.33%) Retail
Job Titles
1 30 (69.77%) Consultant
2 28 (65.12%) Security Consultant
3 6 (13.95%) Senior Security Consultant
3 6 (13.95%) Senior Consultant
4 3 (6.98%) Security Manager
4 3 (6.98%) Risk Consultant
5 2 (4.65%) Security Officer
5 2 (4.65%) Trainee
5 2 (4.65%) E-Commerce Manager
5 2 (4.65%) Sales Executive
5 2 (4.65%) Junior Consultant
5 2 (4.65%) Junior
5 2 (4.65%) Graduate
6 1 (2.33%) IT Consultant
6 1 (2.33%) Principal Consultant
6 1 (2.33%) IT Security Consultant
6 1 (2.33%) Principal Security Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (9.30%) REST
1 4 (9.30%) SOAP
2 2 (4.65%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 5 (11.63%) Open Source
2 4 (9.30%) Management Information System
3 2 (4.65%) Mobile App
3 2 (4.65%) Online Games
3 2 (4.65%) CESG
3 2 (4.65%) CESG CLAS
3 2 (4.65%) Blackberry
Operating Systems
1 5 (11.63%) Linux
2 2 (4.65%) Android
2 2 (4.65%) Apple iOS
3 1 (2.33%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 25 (58.14%) Penetration Testing
2 23 (53.49%) Information Security
3 19 (44.19%) Cyber Security
4 12 (27.91%) Risk Management
5 8 (18.60%) Security Architecture
6 5 (11.63%) E-Commerce
7 4 (9.30%) Mentoring
7 4 (9.30%) Security Testing
7 4 (9.30%) Release Management
7 4 (9.30%) Online Security
8 3 (6.98%) Security Management
8 3 (6.98%) Information Assurance
9 2 (4.65%) Business Development
9 2 (4.65%) GAP Analysis
10 1 (2.33%) PRINCE2
10 1 (2.33%) ITIL
10 1 (2.33%) BCP
10 1 (2.33%) Business Continuity
10 1 (2.33%) Information Security Management
10 1 (2.33%) TOGAF
Programming Languages
1 1 (2.33%) C
Qualifications
1 23 (53.49%) CISSP
2 9 (20.93%) CISA
3 6 (13.95%) CISM
4 5 (11.63%) Security Cleared
5 4 (9.30%) SC Cleared
6 2 (4.65%) DV Cleared
6 2 (4.65%) Degree
7 1 (2.33%) CRISC
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 36 (83.72%) PCI DSS
2 27 (62.79%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 4 (9.30%) QA
3 4 (9.30%) Sarbanes-Oxley
4 3 (6.98%) BS25999
System Software
1 4 (9.30%) VMware Infrastructure
1 4 (9.30%) Hyper-V
1 4 (9.30%) Xen
Vendors
1 5 (11.63%) Cisco
1 5 (11.63%) Microsoft
2 4 (9.30%) VMware
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