The table below looks at the statistics for PCI QSA in IT jobs advertised for the North West region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited PCI QSA over the 3 months to 12 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
12 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
PCI Qualified Security Assessors (PCI QSA)
Rank 229 255 -
Rank change year-on-year
+26 -
Permanent jobs citing PCI QSA 2 3 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 0.036% 0.043% -
As % of the Qualifications category 0.13% 0.17% -
Number of salaries quoted 2 3 0
Average salary £68,750 £57,500 -
Average salary % change year-on-year
+19.56% -
UK excluding London average salary £53,750 £60,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year
-10.41% +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 North West region.

Qualifications Category
North West
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Qualifications category
1492 1816 1654
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 26.79% 25.84% 24.90%
Number of salaries quoted 1165 1494 1340
Average salary £37,500 £40,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-6.25% +14.28%
90% offered a salary of more than £23,500 £24,000 £24,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,696 £50,000 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
- +6.25%

PCI QSA
Jobs Demand Trend in the North West

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

PCI QSA Jobs Demand Trend in the North West

PCI QSA
Salary Trend in the North West

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

PCI QSA Salary Trend in the North West

PCI QSA
Salary Histogram in the North West

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing PCI QSA across the North West region over the 3 months to 12 February 2016.

PCI QSA Salary Histogram in the North West

PCI QSA
Job Locations in the North West

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing PCI QSA within the North West region over the 3 months to 12 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
Manchester +20 2 £68,750 +27.90% 4
PCI QSA
England

PCI QSA
Top 27 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 12 February 2016, IT jobs across the North West 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 3 (100.00%) CISSP
2 2 (66.67%) PCI DSS
2 2 (66.67%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 2 (66.67%) CISM
2 2 (66.67%) Security Cleared
2 2 (66.67%) PA-DSS
2 2 (66.67%) Cybersecurity
2 2 (66.67%) CLAS
3 1 (33.33%) HMG Security Policy Framework
3 1 (33.33%) Security Auditing
3 1 (33.33%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (33.33%) CESG Certified Professional
3 1 (33.33%) Security Architecture
3 1 (33.33%) GAP Analysis
3 1 (33.33%) Risk Management
3 1 (33.33%) Finance
3 1 (33.33%) Validation
3 1 (33.33%) GIAC
3 1 (33.33%) Risk Assessment
3 1 (33.33%) Information Security
3 1 (33.33%) GCIA
3 1 (33.33%) Degree
3 1 (33.33%) Mathematics
3 1 (33.33%) QA
3 1 (33.33%) Risk Analysis
3 1 (33.33%) RMADS
3 1 (33.33%) SC Cleared

PCI QSA
Top Related IT Skills in the North West by Category

For the 6 months to 12 February 2016, IT jobs across the North West 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.

General
1 1 (33.33%) Finance
Job Titles
1 1 (33.33%) Architect
1 1 (33.33%) Consultant
1 1 (33.33%) IT Architect
1 1 (33.33%) IT Security Architect
1 1 (33.33%) Security Architect
Miscellaneous
1 1 (33.33%) Analytical Skills
1 1 (33.33%) Mathematics
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (66.67%) Cybersecurity
2 1 (33.33%) GAP Analysis
2 1 (33.33%) Information Security
2 1 (33.33%) Risk Analysis
2 1 (33.33%) Risk Assessment
2 1 (33.33%) Risk Management
2 1 (33.33%) Security Architecture
2 1 (33.33%) Security Auditing
2 1 (33.33%) Validation
Qualifications
1 3 (100.00%) CISSP
2 2 (66.67%) CISM
2 2 (66.67%) CLAS
2 2 (66.67%) Security Cleared
3 1 (33.33%) CESG Certified Professional
3 1 (33.33%) Degree
3 1 (33.33%) GCIA
3 1 (33.33%) GIAC
3 1 (33.33%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (66.67%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 2 (66.67%) PA-DSS
1 2 (66.67%) PCI DSS
2 1 (33.33%) HMG Security Policy Framework
2 1 (33.33%) QA
2 1 (33.33%) RMADS
Manchester
Computer Futures
Salary: competitive
Posted: 3 days ago
Manchester
Computer Futures
Salary: competitive
Posted: 7 days ago
North West or South
Acumin Consulting
Salary: Competitive salary plus benefits
Posted: 21 days ago
Manchester
Computer Futures
Salary: competitive
Posted: 23 days ago
Manchester
Computer Futures
Salary: competitive
Posted: 25 days ago