The table below looks at the statistics for PCI QSA in IT jobs advertised for the South East 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 443 447 433
Rank change year-on-year
+4 -14
Permanent jobs citing PCI QSA 5 17 13
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 0.026% 0.081% 0.063%
As % of the Qualifications category 0.083% 0.25% 0.20%
Number of salaries quoted 5 1 12
Average salary £80,000 £55,000 £47,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+45.45% +15.78%
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 South East region.

Qualifications Category
South East
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Qualifications category
6028 6764 6469
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 31.32% 32.40% 31.49%
Number of salaries quoted 4889 5255 5017
Average salary £45,000 £44,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+2.27% +3.52%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,500 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £60,000 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
- +6.25%

PCI QSA
Jobs Demand Trend in the South East

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

PCI QSA Jobs Demand Trend in the South East

PCI QSA
Salary Trend in the South East

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

PCI QSA Salary Trend in the South East

PCI QSA
Salary Histogram in the South East

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

PCI QSA Salary Histogram in the South East

PCI QSA
Job Locations in the South East

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing PCI QSA within the South East 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
Hampshire +21 5 £30,000 -45.45%
East Sussex +10 2 £80,000 -
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England

PCI QSA
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 12 February 2016, IT jobs across the South East 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 (72.73%) CISSP
1 8 (72.73%) PCI DSS
1 8 (72.73%) CLAS
2 5 (45.45%) Finance
2 5 (45.45%) Cybersecurity
2 5 (45.45%) CESG
2 5 (45.45%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 4 (36.36%) Information Assurance
3 4 (36.36%) Risk Management
4 3 (27.27%) Management Information System
4 3 (27.27%) Information Security
4 3 (27.27%) Penetration Testing
4 3 (27.27%) Sarbanes-Oxley
4 3 (27.27%) SC Cleared
4 3 (27.27%) Security Cleared
4 3 (27.27%) CESG CLAS
4 3 (27.27%) Degree
4 3 (27.27%) CREST Certified
5 2 (18.18%) jQuery
5 2 (18.18%) Presales
5 2 (18.18%) Secure Coding
5 2 (18.18%) Identity Access Management
5 2 (18.18%) CESG Certified Professional
5 2 (18.18%) COBIT
5 2 (18.18%) Resource Management
5 2 (18.18%) Business Development
5 2 (18.18%) ASP.NET MVC
5 2 (18.18%) Security Architecture
5 2 (18.18%) C#
5 2 (18.18%) JavaScript

PCI QSA
Top Related IT Skills in the South East by Category

For the 6 months to 12 February 2016, IT jobs across the South East 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.

Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (18.18%) SQL Server
General
1 5 (45.45%) Finance
2 2 (18.18%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 7 (63.64%) Consultant
2 2 (18.18%) Developer
2 2 (18.18%) Management Consultant
2 2 (18.18%) Security Consultant
2 2 (18.18%) Senior Consultant
2 2 (18.18%) Senior Security Consultant
3 1 (9.09%) Administrator
3 1 (9.09%) Compliance Manager
3 1 (9.09%) Graduate Systems Administrator
3 1 (9.09%) IT Administrator
3 1 (9.09%) IT Graduate
3 1 (9.09%) IT Systems Administrator
3 1 (9.09%) Junior
3 1 (9.09%) Junior IT Administrator
3 1 (9.09%) Junior Systems Administrator
3 1 (9.09%) Security Manager
3 1 (9.09%) Systems Administrator
3 1 (9.09%) Trainee
3 1 (9.09%) Trainee Administrator
3 1 (9.09%) Trainee Systems Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (18.18%) .NET
1 2 (18.18%) ASP.NET
1 2 (18.18%) ASP.NET MVC
1 2 (18.18%) CSS
1 2 (18.18%) jQuery
Miscellaneous
1 5 (45.45%) CESG
2 3 (27.27%) CESG CLAS
2 3 (27.27%) Management Information System
3 1 (9.09%) Computer Science
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (45.45%) Cybersecurity
2 4 (36.36%) Information Assurance
2 4 (36.36%) Risk Management
3 3 (27.27%) Information Security
3 3 (27.27%) Penetration Testing
4 2 (18.18%) Business Development
4 2 (18.18%) Identity Access Management
4 2 (18.18%) MVC
4 2 (18.18%) Presales
4 2 (18.18%) Resource Management
4 2 (18.18%) Secure Coding
4 2 (18.18%) Security Architecture
4 2 (18.18%) Security Management
5 1 (9.09%) Mentoring
5 1 (9.09%) Project Management
5 1 (9.09%) Time Management
Programming Languages
1 2 (18.18%) C#
1 2 (18.18%) JavaScript
1 2 (18.18%) SQL
Qualifications
1 8 (72.73%) CISSP
1 8 (72.73%) CLAS
2 3 (27.27%) CREST Certified
2 3 (27.27%) Degree
2 3 (27.27%) SC Cleared
2 3 (27.27%) Security Cleared
3 2 (18.18%) CESG Certified Professional
3 2 (18.18%) CISMP
4 1 (9.09%) CISA
4 1 (9.09%) CISM
4 1 (9.09%) GIAC
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (72.73%) PCI DSS
2 5 (45.45%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 3 (27.27%) Sarbanes-Oxley
4 2 (18.18%) COBIT
5 1 (9.09%) HIPAA
5 1 (9.09%) SSAE 16