The table below looks at the statistics for PCI QSA in IT jobs advertised for the Manchester region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited PCI QSA over the 3 months to 21 January 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

3 months to
21 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
PCI Qualified Security Assessors (PCI QSA)
North West / Manchester
Rank 189 177 192
Rank change year-on-year
-12 +15
Permanent jobs citing PCI QSA 1 1 3
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Manchester 0.028% 0.031% 0.077%
As % of the Qualifications category 0.13% 0.11% 0.29%
Number of salaries quoted 1 1 3
Median salary £85,000 £57,500 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+47.82% +15.00%
UK excluding London median salary £70,000 £50,000 £58,750
% change year-on-year
+40.00% -14.89%

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Qualifications category in permanent jobs advertised in the Manchester region.

Qualifications Category
Manchester
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Qualifications category
769 893 1018
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Manchester 21.22% 27.62% 26.06%
Number of salaries quoted 606 698 875
Median salary £40,000 £38,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+5.26% -5.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,500 £25,000 £27,450
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £60,000 £60,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £42,500

PCI QSA
Jobs Demand Trend in Manchester

The demand trend of job ads across the Manchester region citing PCI QSA as a proportion of all IT jobs with a match in the Qualifications category.

PCI QSA Jobs Demand Trend in Manchester

PCI QSA
Salary Trend in Manchester

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing PCI QSA across the Manchester region.

PCI QSA Salary Trend in Manchester

PCI QSA
Top 14 Related IT Skills in Manchester

For the 6 months to 21 January 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 Manchester region with a requirement for PCI QSA.

1 2 (100.00%) Risk Management
1 2 (100.00%) PCI DSS
2 1 (50.00%) Presales
2 1 (50.00%) Identity Access Management
2 1 (50.00%) CLAS
2 1 (50.00%) Data Loss Prevention
2 1 (50.00%) Stakeholder Management
2 1 (50.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 1 (50.00%) Data Protection Act
2 1 (50.00%) Resource Management
2 1 (50.00%) Data Protection
2 1 (50.00%) CISSP
2 1 (50.00%) Project Management
2 1 (50.00%) Sarbanes-Oxley

PCI QSA
Top Related IT Skills in Manchester 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:

Job Titles
1 1 (50.00%) Compliance Manager
1 1 (50.00%) Consultant
1 1 (50.00%) IT Manager
1 1 (50.00%) Lead Security Consultant
1 1 (50.00%) Security Consultant
Miscellaneous
1 1 (50.00%) Data Protection Act
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (100.00%) Risk Management
2 1 (50.00%) Data Loss Prevention
2 1 (50.00%) Data Protection
2 1 (50.00%) Identity Access Management
2 1 (50.00%) Presales
2 1 (50.00%) Project Management
2 1 (50.00%) Resource Management
2 1 (50.00%) Stakeholder Management
Qualifications
1 1 (50.00%) CISSP
1 1 (50.00%) CLAS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (100.00%) PCI DSS
2 1 (50.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 1 (50.00%) Sarbanes-Oxley