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 1 March 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

3 months to
1 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
PCI Qualified Security Assessors (PCI QSA)
England / London
Rank 553 616 627
Rank change year-on-year
+63 +11
Permanent jobs citing PCI QSA 24 30 23
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in London 0.073% 0.073% 0.054%
As % of the Qualifications category 0.31% 0.28% 0.21%
Number of salaries quoted 22 22 17
Median salary £32,500 £60,000 £62,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
-45.83% -4.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £29,275 £33,500 £53,000
10% offered a salary of more than £72,250 £65,000 £67,000
UK excluding London median salary £60,000 £62,500 £60,000
% change year-on-year
-4.00% +4.16%

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
7716 10668 10918
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in London 23.44% 25.88% 25.86%
Number of salaries quoted 6270 8912 8861
Median salary £56,500 £55,000 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+2.72% +10.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £33,050 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £82,500 £75,000 £80,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £42,500

PCI QSA
Jobs Demand Trend in London

The demand trend of job ads across the London region citing PCI QSA as a proportion of all IT jobs with a match in 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 1 March 2017.

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 median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing PCI QSA within the London region over the 3 months to 1 March 2017. 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 Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
City of London +48 16 £32,000 -4.47%
PCI QSA
England

PCI QSA
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 1 March 2017, IT jobs citing PCI QSA also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the London region with a requirement for PCI QSA.

1 48 (96.00%) PCI DSS
2 28 (56.00%) CISA
3 26 (52.00%) Finance
4 25 (50.00%) SQL
4 25 (50.00%) Data Analysis
4 25 (50.00%) Analytical Skills
4 25 (50.00%) Compliance Audit
4 25 (50.00%) Single Customer View
5 19 (38.00%) Stakeholder Management
6 18 (36.00%) Microsoft
7 17 (34.00%) MS Office
7 17 (34.00%) MS Excel
7 17 (34.00%) MS PowerPoint
8 15 (30.00%) Risk Management
9 13 (26.00%) Information Security
10 11 (22.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
11 9 (18.00%) Banking
12 8 (16.00%) Continuous Improvement
12 8 (16.00%) Cybersecurity
12 8 (16.00%) IT Audit
12 8 (16.00%) Line Management
13 6 (12.00%) Information Security Management
13 6 (12.00%) Security Management
13 6 (12.00%) CISSP
14 5 (10.00%) Data Protection
15 4 (8.00%) OWASP
15 4 (8.00%) Vulnerability Assessment
15 4 (8.00%) Cisco
15 4 (8.00%) Windows
15 4 (8.00%) VMware

PCI QSA
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Applications
1 17 (34.00%) MS Excel
1 17 (34.00%) MS Office
1 17 (34.00%) MS PowerPoint
Communications & Networking
1 3 (6.00%) Internet
General
1 26 (52.00%) Finance
2 9 (18.00%) Banking
3 3 (6.00%) Law
3 3 (6.00%) Retail
4 2 (4.00%) Mandarin Language
5 1 (2.00%) Legal
Job Titles
1 26 (52.00%) Analyst
2 17 (34.00%) Audit Analyst
3 14 (28.00%) Data Analyst
4 10 (20.00%) Consultant
4 10 (20.00%) Security Consultant
5 8 (16.00%) Security Manager
5 8 (16.00%) SQL Analyst
5 8 (16.00%) SQL Data Analyst
6 7 (14.00%) IT Analyst
7 4 (8.00%) Excel Analyst
7 4 (8.00%) IT Manager
7 4 (8.00%) IT Security Manager
7 4 (8.00%) PCI DSS Consultant
8 3 (6.00%) Information Manager
8 3 (6.00%) Information Security Manager
8 3 (6.00%) Lead Security Consultant
8 3 (6.00%) Senior Consultant
8 3 (6.00%) Senior Security Consultant
9 2 (4.00%) Cybersecurity Consultant
9 2 (4.00%) Information Security Consultant
Miscellaneous
1 25 (50.00%) Analytical Skills
2 3 (6.00%) iPad
3 1 (2.00%) Computer Science
3 1 (2.00%) Cyber Attack
3 1 (2.00%) Data Protection Act
3 1 (2.00%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 4 (8.00%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 25 (50.00%) Compliance Audit
1 25 (50.00%) Data Analysis
1 25 (50.00%) Single Customer View
2 19 (38.00%) Stakeholder Management
3 15 (30.00%) Risk Management
4 13 (26.00%) Information Security
5 8 (16.00%) Continuous Improvement
5 8 (16.00%) Cybersecurity
5 8 (16.00%) IT Audit
5 8 (16.00%) Line Management
6 6 (12.00%) Information Security Management
6 6 (12.00%) Security Management
7 5 (10.00%) Data Protection
8 4 (8.00%) Data Loss Prevention
8 4 (8.00%) Identity Access Management
8 4 (8.00%) OWASP
8 4 (8.00%) Vulnerability Assessment
9 3 (6.00%) Data Privacy
9 3 (6.00%) GAP Analysis
9 3 (6.00%) Information Security Governance
Programming Languages
1 25 (50.00%) SQL
Qualifications
1 28 (56.00%) CISA
2 6 (12.00%) CISSP
3 4 (8.00%) CLAS
4 2 (4.00%) CISM
5 1 (2.00%) CESG Certified Professional
5 1 (2.00%) CREST Certified
5 1 (2.00%) Degree
5 1 (2.00%) SC Cleared
5 1 (2.00%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 48 (96.00%) PCI DSS
2 11 (22.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 4 (8.00%) Web Application Security Consortium
4 3 (6.00%) Sarbanes-Oxley
5 2 (4.00%) GDPR
6 1 (2.00%) PA-DSS
Vendors
1 18 (36.00%) Microsoft
2 4 (8.00%) Cisco
2 4 (8.00%) VMware
3 3 (6.00%) CA