The table below looks at the statistics for PCI QSA in IT jobs advertised for the Midlands region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited PCI QSA over the 3 months to 18 December 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
18 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
PCI Qualified Security Assessors (PCI QSA)
Rank 26 - -
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Permanent jobs citing PCI QSA 1 0 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the Midlands 0.74% - -
As % of the Qualifications category 2.38% - -
Number of salaries quoted 1 0 0
Average salary £60,000 - -
UK excluding London average salary £57,500 £47,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year
+21.05% +5.55%
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 Midlands region.

Qualifications Category
Midlands
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Qualifications category
42 67 63
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the Midlands 31.11% 32.52% 25.51%
Number of salaries quoted 19 57 47
Average salary £55,000 £60,000 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-8.33% +33.33%
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £35,000 £24,179
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £90,000 £72,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -

PCI QSA
Jobs Demand Trend in the Midlands

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing PCI QSA across the Midlands region as a proportion of the total demand within the Qualifications category.

PCI QSA Jobs Demand Trend in the Midlands

PCI QSA
Salary Trend in the Midlands

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

PCI QSA Salary Trend in the Midlands

PCI QSA
Top 25 Related IT Skills in the Midlands

For the 6 months to 18 December 2014, IT jobs across the Midlands 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 2 (100.00%) CISSP
1 2 (100.00%) PCI DSS
1 2 (100.00%) CRISC
2 1 (50.00%) Vulnerability Management
2 1 (50.00%) SC Cleared
2 1 (50.00%) Security Cleared
2 1 (50.00%) Network Management
2 1 (50.00%) SIEM
2 1 (50.00%) Cisco Certification
2 1 (50.00%) ITIL
2 1 (50.00%) CCNA
2 1 (50.00%) CISA
2 1 (50.00%) CISM
2 1 (50.00%) GAP Analysis
2 1 (50.00%) Data Security
2 1 (50.00%) Security Management
2 1 (50.00%) Legal
2 1 (50.00%) Information Security
2 1 (50.00%) CESG
2 1 (50.00%) Vulnerability Assessment
2 1 (50.00%) Intrusion Detection
2 1 (50.00%) Penetration Testing
2 1 (50.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 1 (50.00%) COBIT
2 1 (50.00%) Network Security

PCI QSA
Top Related IT Skills in the Midlands by Category

For the 6 months to 18 December 2014, IT jobs across the Midlands 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 1 (50.00%) Intrusion Detection
1 1 (50.00%) Network Security
General
1 1 (50.00%) Legal
Job Titles
1 2 (100.00%) Consultant
1 2 (100.00%) Security Consultant
2 1 (50.00%) Information Security Consultant
Miscellaneous
1 1 (50.00%) CESG
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (50.00%) ITIL
1 1 (50.00%) GAP Analysis
1 1 (50.00%) Data Security
1 1 (50.00%) Security Management
1 1 (50.00%) Information Security
1 1 (50.00%) Vulnerability Assessment
1 1 (50.00%) Penetration Testing
1 1 (50.00%) Network Management
1 1 (50.00%) SIEM
1 1 (50.00%) Vulnerability Management
Qualifications
1 2 (100.00%) CISSP
1 2 (100.00%) CRISC
2 1 (50.00%) CCNA
2 1 (50.00%) Cisco Certification
2 1 (50.00%) CISA
2 1 (50.00%) CISM
2 1 (50.00%) SC Cleared
2 1 (50.00%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (100.00%) PCI DSS
2 1 (50.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 1 (50.00%) COBIT