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 26 June 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

3 months to
26 Jun 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
PCI Qualified Security Assessors (PCI QSA)
Rank 419 452 446
Rank change year-on-year
+33 -6
Permanent jobs citing PCI QSA 12 17 35
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 0.066% 0.080% 0.15%
As % of the Qualifications category 0.21% 0.25% 0.44%
Number of salaries quoted 10 13 31
Median salary £62,500 £67,500 £40,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
-7.40% +66.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £62,250 £50,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £68,000 £79,500 £45,000
UK excluding London median salary £62,500 £65,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year
-3.84% +44.44%
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 South East region.

Qualifications Category
South East
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Qualifications category
5694 6693 7968
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 31.34% 31.43% 34.05%
Number of salaries quoted 4616 5144 6305
Median salary £45,000 £44,500 £43,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+1.12% +3.48%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,000 £25,000 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £67,500 £65,000 £62,500
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,000 £41,000
% change year-on-year
+1.19% +2.43%

PCI QSA
Jobs Demand Trend in the South East

The demand trend of job ads across the South East region citing PCI QSA as a proportion of all IT jobs with a match in 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
Job Locations in the South East

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing PCI QSA within the South East region over the 3 months to 26 June 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Berkshire +15 7 £62,500 -7.40%
Hampshire +14 4 £68,000 +36.00%
Buckinghamshire +37 1 £62,500 -24.24%
PCI QSA
England

PCI QSA
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 26 June 2016, IT jobs citing PCI QSA also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the South East region with a requirement for PCI QSA.

1 16 (76.19%) PCI DSS
2 14 (66.67%) Finance
3 12 (57.14%) Information Security
3 12 (57.14%) CISSP
4 11 (52.38%) Cybersecurity
5 10 (47.62%) ISO/IEC 27001
6 9 (42.86%) CESG
6 9 (42.86%) Security Management
7 8 (38.10%) Degree
7 8 (38.10%) SC Cleared
7 8 (38.10%) Security Cleared
8 6 (28.57%) Risk Management
8 6 (28.57%) CISM
8 6 (28.57%) Firewall
9 5 (23.81%) Management Information System
9 5 (23.81%) Business Continuity
9 5 (23.81%) CESG CLAS
9 5 (23.81%) Penetration Testing
9 5 (23.81%) Information Assurance
9 5 (23.81%) CLAS
9 5 (23.81%) CREST Certified
10 4 (19.05%) Presales
10 4 (19.05%) CESG Certified Professional
10 4 (19.05%) Business Development
10 4 (19.05%) Security Architecture
10 4 (19.05%) Information Security Management
11 3 (14.29%) Windows
11 3 (14.29%) C
11 3 (14.29%) Data Security
11 3 (14.29%) Stakeholder Engagement

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

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Applications
1 1 (4.76%) MS Excel
1 1 (4.76%) MS Project
1 1 (4.76%) MS Visio
Communications & Networking
1 6 (28.57%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (9.52%) SQL Server
General
1 14 (66.67%) Finance
2 3 (14.29%) Retail
3 2 (9.52%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 6 (28.57%) Consultant
2 4 (19.05%) Analyst
2 4 (19.05%) Compliance Analyst
2 4 (19.05%) Management Consultant
3 3 (14.29%) Administrator
3 3 (14.29%) Compliance Specialist
3 3 (14.29%) Security Compliance Specialist
3 3 (14.29%) Security Manager
3 3 (14.29%) Security Specialist
3 3 (14.29%) Systems Administrator
4 2 (9.52%) Cybersecurity Analyst
4 2 (9.52%) Developer
4 2 (9.52%) IT Consultant
4 2 (9.52%) IT Security Consultant
4 2 (9.52%) Security Analyst
4 2 (9.52%) Security Consultant
5 1 (4.76%) Graduate Systems Administrator
5 1 (4.76%) IT Systems Administrator
5 1 (4.76%) Junior IT Administrator
5 1 (4.76%) Trainee Systems Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (9.52%) .NET
1 2 (9.52%) ASP.NET
1 2 (9.52%) ASP.NET MVC
1 2 (9.52%) CSS
1 2 (9.52%) jQuery
Miscellaneous
1 9 (42.86%) CESG
2 5 (23.81%) CESG CLAS
2 5 (23.81%) Management Information System
3 3 (14.29%) Virtual Team
4 2 (9.52%) iPad
5 1 (4.76%) Analytical Skills
5 1 (4.76%) Data Centre
5 1 (4.76%) Security Operations Centre
Operating Systems
1 3 (14.29%) Windows
2 1 (4.76%) Solaris
2 1 (4.76%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (57.14%) Information Security
2 11 (52.38%) Cybersecurity
3 9 (42.86%) Security Management
4 6 (28.57%) Risk Management
5 5 (23.81%) Business Continuity
5 5 (23.81%) Information Assurance
5 5 (23.81%) Penetration Testing
6 4 (19.05%) Business Development
6 4 (19.05%) Information Security Management
6 4 (19.05%) Presales
6 4 (19.05%) Security Architecture
7 3 (14.29%) Business Continuity Management
7 3 (14.29%) Change Management
7 3 (14.29%) Data Privacy
7 3 (14.29%) Data Security
7 3 (14.29%) Patch Management
7 3 (14.29%) Stakeholder Engagement
7 3 (14.29%) Stakeholder Management
7 3 (14.29%) Virtual Team Management
8 2 (9.52%) MVC
Programming Languages
1 3 (14.29%) C
2 2 (9.52%) C#
2 2 (9.52%) JavaScript
2 2 (9.52%) SQL
Qualifications
1 12 (57.14%) CISSP
2 8 (38.10%) Degree
2 8 (38.10%) SC Cleared
2 8 (38.10%) Security Cleared
3 6 (28.57%) CISM
4 5 (23.81%) CLAS
4 5 (23.81%) CREST Certified
5 4 (19.05%) CESG Certified Professional
6 2 (9.52%) CISA
6 2 (9.52%) CISMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 16 (76.19%) PCI DSS
2 10 (47.62%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 3 (14.29%) COBIT
3 3 (14.29%) ISO22301
4 1 (4.76%) COSO
4 1 (4.76%) ISAE 3402
4 1 (4.76%) Sarbanes-Oxley
Vendors
1 2 (9.52%) Cisco
1 2 (9.52%) VMware