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 30 January 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
30 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
PCI Qualified Security Assessors (PCI QSA)
Rank 243 - 268
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Permanent jobs citing PCI QSA 5 0 4
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 0.072% - 0.051%
As % of the Qualifications category 0.28% - 0.21%
Number of salaries quoted 5 0 4
Average salary £50,000 - £46,250
UK excluding London average salary £57,500 £51,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year
+11.65% +14.44%
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
1766 1587 1898
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 25.39% 24.46% 24.22%
Number of salaries quoted 1471 1292 1587
Average salary £40,000 £35,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+14.28% -
90% offered a salary of more than £23,500 £24,000 £23,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £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
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 30 January 2015. 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 - 4 £50,000 - 1
Merseyside - 1 £57,500 -
PCI QSA
England

PCI QSA
Top 27 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 30 January 2015, 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 8 (88.89%) PCI DSS
2 7 (77.78%) Information Security
3 6 (66.67%) CISSP
4 5 (55.56%) Penetration Testing
5 4 (44.44%) CISA
5 4 (44.44%) CISM
5 4 (44.44%) GAP Analysis
6 3 (33.33%) Risk Assessment
6 3 (33.33%) Sarbanes-Oxley
6 3 (33.33%) Data Security
6 3 (33.33%) HIPAA
7 2 (22.22%) ISO/IEC 27001
8 1 (11.11%) Online Games
8 1 (11.11%) Security Cleared
8 1 (11.11%) Marketing
8 1 (11.11%) Network Management
8 1 (11.11%) CRISC
8 1 (11.11%) Cyber Security
8 1 (11.11%) Mentoring
8 1 (11.11%) Security Management
8 1 (11.11%) Risk Management
8 1 (11.11%) Finance
8 1 (11.11%) Games
8 1 (11.11%) Cisco Certification
8 1 (11.11%) UNIX
8 1 (11.11%) Linux
8 1 (11.11%) CCNA

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

For the 6 months to 30 January 2015, 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 (11.11%) Marketing
1 1 (11.11%) Finance
1 1 (11.11%) Games
Job Titles
1 5 (55.56%) Consultant
1 5 (55.56%) Security Consultant
2 4 (44.44%) Senior Security Consultant
2 4 (44.44%) Senior Consultant
3 3 (33.33%) IT Consultant
3 3 (33.33%) Senior IT Security Consultant
3 3 (33.33%) IT Security Consultant
4 1 (11.11%) Risk Consultant
Miscellaneous
1 1 (11.11%) Online Games
Operating Systems
1 1 (11.11%) UNIX
1 1 (11.11%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (77.78%) Information Security
2 5 (55.56%) Penetration Testing
3 4 (44.44%) GAP Analysis
4 3 (33.33%) Risk Assessment
4 3 (33.33%) Data Security
5 1 (11.11%) Network Management
5 1 (11.11%) Cyber Security
5 1 (11.11%) Mentoring
5 1 (11.11%) Security Management
5 1 (11.11%) Risk Management
Qualifications
1 6 (66.67%) CISSP
2 4 (44.44%) CISA
2 4 (44.44%) CISM
3 1 (11.11%) Security Cleared
3 1 (11.11%) CRISC
3 1 (11.11%) Cisco Certification
3 1 (11.11%) CCNA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (88.89%) PCI DSS
2 3 (33.33%) Sarbanes-Oxley
2 3 (33.33%) HIPAA
3 2 (22.22%) ISO/IEC 27001
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