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 22 December 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
22 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
PCI Qualified Security Assessors (PCI QSA)
Rank 247 - 250
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Permanent jobs citing PCI QSA 7 0 15
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 0.096% - 0.19%
As % of the Qualifications category 0.39% - 0.77%
Number of salaries quoted 7 0 15
Average salary £50,000 - £47,500
90% offered a salary of more than £48,000 - £45,000
10% offered a salary of more than £73,500 - £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £57,500 £48,750 £45,000
% change year-on-year
+17.94% +8.33%
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
1781 1594 1956
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 24.34% 23.47% 24.53%
Number of salaries quoted 1496 1332 1709
Average salary £40,000 £36,500 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+9.58% +4.28%
90% offered a salary of more than £23,500 £24,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £63,250 £50,000 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £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 22 December 2014.

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 22 December 2014. 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 - 6 £50,000 - 1
Cheshire - 1 £75,000 -
PCI QSA
England

PCI QSA
Top 26 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 22 December 2014, 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 6 (85.71%) CISSP
1 6 (85.71%) PCI DSS
2 5 (71.43%) Information Security
3 4 (57.14%) CISA
3 4 (57.14%) CISM
3 4 (57.14%) GAP Analysis
4 3 (42.86%) Penetration Testing
4 3 (42.86%) HIPAA
4 3 (42.86%) Risk Assessment
4 3 (42.86%) Sarbanes-Oxley
4 3 (42.86%) Data Security
5 1 (14.29%) Security Management
5 1 (14.29%) Risk Management
5 1 (14.29%) Finance
5 1 (14.29%) Games
5 1 (14.29%) Cisco Certification
5 1 (14.29%) UNIX
5 1 (14.29%) Linux
5 1 (14.29%) CCNA
5 1 (14.29%) Mentoring
5 1 (14.29%) Network Management
5 1 (14.29%) CRISC
5 1 (14.29%) Cyber Security
5 1 (14.29%) Security Cleared
5 1 (14.29%) Marketing
5 1 (14.29%) Online Games

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

For the 6 months to 22 December 2014, 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 (14.29%) Finance
1 1 (14.29%) Games
1 1 (14.29%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 5 (71.43%) Consultant
1 5 (71.43%) Security Consultant
2 4 (57.14%) Senior Consultant
2 4 (57.14%) Senior Security Consultant
3 3 (42.86%) Senior IT Security Consultant
3 3 (42.86%) IT Consultant
3 3 (42.86%) IT Security Consultant
4 1 (14.29%) Risk Consultant
Miscellaneous
1 1 (14.29%) Online Games
Operating Systems
1 1 (14.29%) UNIX
1 1 (14.29%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (71.43%) Information Security
2 4 (57.14%) GAP Analysis
3 3 (42.86%) Data Security
3 3 (42.86%) Penetration Testing
3 3 (42.86%) Risk Assessment
4 1 (14.29%) Network Management
4 1 (14.29%) Cyber Security
4 1 (14.29%) Mentoring
4 1 (14.29%) Security Management
4 1 (14.29%) Risk Management
Qualifications
1 6 (85.71%) CISSP
2 4 (57.14%) CISA
2 4 (57.14%) CISM
3 1 (14.29%) Security Cleared
3 1 (14.29%) CRISC
3 1 (14.29%) Cisco Certification
3 1 (14.29%) CCNA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (85.71%) PCI DSS
2 3 (42.86%) HIPAA
2 3 (42.86%) Sarbanes-Oxley
Manchester
Computer Futures
Salary: £50000 - £80000 per annum + Bonus + Benefits
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