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 5 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
5 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
PCI Qualified Security Assessors (PCI QSA)
Rank 621 615 640
Rank change year-on-year
-6 +25
Permanent jobs citing PCI QSA 18 26 25
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in London 0.044% 0.064% 0.059%
As % of the Qualifications category 0.17% 0.25% 0.23%
Number of salaries quoted 12 20 16
Average salary £58,875 £62,500 £65,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-5.80% -3.84%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,125 £54,500 £42,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £65,500 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £50,000 £60,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year
-16.66% +20.00%
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
10707 10510 10712
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in London 26.07% 25.68% 25.29%
Number of salaries quoted 8954 8568 8571
Average salary £55,000 £50,000 £50,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+10.00% -
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £30,000 £31,500
10% offered a salary of more than £80,000 £75,000 £73,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £42,500 £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 5 February 2016.

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 5 February 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
(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 +58 3 £33,500 -48.46%
PCI QSA
England

PCI QSA
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, 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 18 (47.37%) Information Security
2 16 (42.11%) PCI DSS
3 15 (39.47%) CISSP
4 14 (36.84%) Finance
4 14 (36.84%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 11 (28.95%) Analytical Skills
6 10 (26.32%) CISA
7 7 (18.42%) Security Management
7 7 (18.42%) Validation
8 6 (15.79%) CLAS
9 5 (13.16%) Windows Server
9 5 (13.16%) Rackspace
9 5 (13.16%) Windows Server 2012
9 5 (13.16%) Load Balancing
9 5 (13.16%) PowerShell
9 5 (13.16%) Windows Server 2008
9 5 (13.16%) Budget Control
9 5 (13.16%) VMware ESXi
9 5 (13.16%) VMware
9 5 (13.16%) Active Directory
9 5 (13.16%) Risk Management
9 5 (13.16%) Disaster Recovery
9 5 (13.16%) C#
9 5 (13.16%) SQL
9 5 (13.16%) SQL Server
9 5 (13.16%) IIS
9 5 (13.16%) Windows
9 5 (13.16%) VPN
10 4 (10.53%) Linux
10 4 (10.53%) CISM

PCI QSA
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, 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 5 (13.16%) IIS
2 2 (5.26%) OpenStack
Applications
1 3 (7.89%) MS Excel
1 3 (7.89%) MS Office
1 3 (7.89%) MS PowerPoint
Cloud Services
1 3 (7.89%) Amazon AWS
1 3 (7.89%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 5 (13.16%) VPN
2 2 (5.26%) Firewall
3 1 (2.63%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (13.16%) SQL Server
General
1 14 (36.84%) Finance
2 1 (2.63%) Banking
2 1 (2.63%) Financial Institution
2 1 (2.63%) French Language
2 1 (2.63%) Legal
Job Titles
1 17 (44.74%) Consultant
2 14 (36.84%) Security Consultant
3 5 (13.16%) Analyst
3 5 (13.16%) Architect
3 5 (13.16%) Infrastructure Architect
3 5 (13.16%) Operations Manager
4 4 (10.53%) Data Analyst
4 4 (10.53%) Infrastructure Manager
4 4 (10.53%) Infrastructure Operations Manager
4 4 (10.53%) Infrastructure Technical Architect
4 4 (10.53%) Senior Consultant
4 4 (10.53%) Senior Security Consultant
4 4 (10.53%) Technical Architect
4 4 (10.53%) Technical Infrastructure Architect
4 4 (10.53%) Technical Infrastructure Manager
4 4 (10.53%) Technical Manager
4 4 (10.53%) Technical Operations Manager
5 3 (7.89%) Governance Consultant
5 3 (7.89%) Infrastructure Engineer
6 2 (5.26%) Test Team Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (2.63%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 11 (28.95%) Analytical Skills
2 4 (10.53%) Data Centre
3 2 (5.26%) Management Information System
4 1 (2.63%) Algorithms
4 1 (2.63%) CESG
4 1 (2.63%) Computer Science
4 1 (2.63%) Cryptography
4 1 (2.63%) Cyberthreat
Operating Systems
1 5 (13.16%) Windows
1 5 (13.16%) Windows Server
1 5 (13.16%) Windows Server 2008
1 5 (13.16%) Windows Server 2012
2 4 (10.53%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 18 (47.37%) Information Security
2 7 (18.42%) Security Management
2 7 (18.42%) Validation
3 5 (13.16%) Budget Control
3 5 (13.16%) Disaster Recovery
3 5 (13.16%) Load Balancing
3 5 (13.16%) Risk Management
4 4 (10.53%) Incident Management
4 4 (10.53%) Information Assurance
4 4 (10.53%) Information Security Management
4 4 (10.53%) Mentoring
4 4 (10.53%) Network Design
4 4 (10.53%) People Management
4 4 (10.53%) Problem Management
4 4 (10.53%) Stakeholder Management
5 3 (7.89%) Cybersecurity
5 3 (7.89%) Data Analysis
5 3 (7.89%) IT Governance
5 3 (7.89%) Open Source
5 3 (7.89%) Penetration Testing
Programming Languages
1 5 (13.16%) C#
1 5 (13.16%) PowerShell
1 5 (13.16%) SQL
Qualifications
1 15 (39.47%) CISSP
2 10 (26.32%) CISA
3 6 (15.79%) CLAS
4 4 (10.53%) CISM
5 3 (7.89%) CESG Certified Professional
5 3 (7.89%) CISMP
5 3 (7.89%) CRISC
5 3 (7.89%) Degree
5 3 (7.89%) SANS
6 2 (5.26%) CEH
6 2 (5.26%) CREST Certified
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 16 (42.11%) PCI DSS
2 14 (36.84%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 3 (7.89%) BS25999
3 3 (7.89%) COBIT
4 2 (5.26%) ISO22301
4 2 (5.26%) ISO27002
5 1 (2.63%) PA-DSS
5 1 (2.63%) QA
5 1 (2.63%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 5 (13.16%) Active Directory
1 5 (13.16%) VMware ESXi
2 2 (5.26%) VMware Infrastructure
Vendors
1 5 (13.16%) Rackspace
1 5 (13.16%) VMware
2 3 (7.89%) Microsoft
London
Senitor Associates
Salary: £80000 per annum + Bonus + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
London
Harris Global
Salary: £50000 - £75000 per annum + benefits & bonus
Posted: 3 days ago
London
Networking People
Salary: bonus and benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
London
Acumin
Salary: From £60,000 to £80,000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
London
Computer Futures
Salary: competitive
Posted: 18 days ago
London
Computer Futures
Salary: competitive
Posted: 20 days ago
London
Computer Futures
Salary: competitive
Posted: 20 days ago