The table below looks at the statistics for PCI QSA in IT jobs advertised for the Scotland region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited PCI QSA over the 3 months to 4 September 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
4 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
PCI Qualified Security Assessors (PCI QSA)
Rank - 175 154
Permanent jobs citing PCI QSA 0 1 1
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Scotland - 0.027% 0.033%
As % of the Qualifications category - 0.11% 0.13%
Number of salaries quoted 0 1 1
Average salary - £39,000 £29,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +32.20%
UK excluding London average salary £67,500 £45,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+50.00% +5.88%
PCI QSA
UK

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

Qualifications Category
Scotland
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Qualifications category
904 894 791
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Scotland 27.44% 24.23% 26.29%
Number of salaries quoted 624 563 504
Average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.25% -
90% offered a salary of more than £26,000 £27,500 £29,500
10% offered a salary of more than £57,000 £60,000 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+2.40% +3.75%

PCI QSA
Jobs Demand Trend in Scotland

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

PCI QSA Jobs Demand Trend in Scotland

PCI QSA
Salary Trend in Scotland

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

PCI QSA Salary Trend in Scotland