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 21 October 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
21 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
PCI Qualified Security Assessors (PCI QSA)
Rank 161 - -
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Permanent jobs citing PCI QSA 1 0 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Scotland 0.029% - -
As % of the Qualifications category 0.12% - -
Number of salaries quoted 1 0 0
Average salary £65,000 - -
UK excluding London average salary £57,500 £43,750 £47,500
% change year-on-year
+31.42% -7.89%
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
854 789 1020
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Scotland 25.18% 24.90% 32.03%
Number of salaries quoted 557 496 616
Average salary £42,000 £40,000 £39,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.00% +1.26%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,500 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £58,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £41,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+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

PCI QSA
Top 13 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 21 October 2014, IT jobs across the Scotland 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%) PCI DSS
1 2 (100.00%) Penetration Testing
2 1 (50.00%) Security Testing
2 1 (50.00%) Network Security
2 1 (50.00%) SC Cleared
2 1 (50.00%) Security Cleared
2 1 (50.00%) Vulnerability Management
2 1 (50.00%) CISSP
2 1 (50.00%) GAP Analysis
2 1 (50.00%) Risk Management
2 1 (50.00%) CESG
2 1 (50.00%) Ethical Hacking
2 1 (50.00%) Intrusion Detection

PCI QSA
Top Related IT Skills in Scotland by Category

For the 6 months to 21 October 2014, IT jobs across the Scotland 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%) Network Security
1 1 (50.00%) Intrusion Detection
Job Titles
1 1 (50.00%) Lead Tester
1 1 (50.00%) Tester
1 1 (50.00%) Senior Consultant
1 1 (50.00%) Consultant
1 1 (50.00%) Security Consultant
1 1 (50.00%) Team Leader
1 1 (50.00%) Penetration Tester
1 1 (50.00%) Senior Security Consultant
Miscellaneous
1 1 (50.00%) CESG
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (100.00%) Penetration Testing
2 1 (50.00%) Security Testing
2 1 (50.00%) Vulnerability Management
2 1 (50.00%) GAP Analysis
2 1 (50.00%) Risk Management
2 1 (50.00%) Ethical Hacking
Qualifications
1 1 (50.00%) SC Cleared
1 1 (50.00%) Security Cleared
1 1 (50.00%) CISSP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (100.00%) PCI DSS
Scotland
Computer Futures
Salary: £50000 - £80000 per annum + Bonus + Benefits
Posted: 19 days ago