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 27 February 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
27 Feb 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
PCI Qualified Security Assessors (PCI QSA)
Rank 421 403 394
Rank change year-on-year
-18 -9
Permanent jobs citing PCI QSA 15 18 42
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 0.072% 0.087% 0.20%
As % of the Qualifications category 0.22% 0.28% 0.59%
Number of salaries quoted 3 17 34
Average salary £62,500 £45,000 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+38.88% -
90% offered a salary of more than £56,500 £42,500 £37,000
10% offered a salary of more than £68,500 £64,000 £62,000
UK excluding London average salary £60,000 £47,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year
+26.31% +5.55%
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
6949 6521 7173
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 33.51% 31.51% 33.42%
Number of salaries quoted 5407 5019 5914
Average salary £45,000 £42,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.88% +6.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £26,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £57,500 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -

PCI QSA
Jobs Demand Trend in the 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 27 February 2015.

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 27 February 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
Berkshire +6 12 £66,250 +55.88% 1
Hampshire -11 4 £55,000 +22.22%
East Sussex -16 1 - - 1
PCI QSA
England

PCI QSA
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 27 February 2015, 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 36 (80.00%) CISSP
2 27 (60.00%) CISA
3 26 (57.78%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 24 (53.33%) PCI DSS
4 24 (53.33%) CISM
4 24 (53.33%) ITIL
4 24 (53.33%) PRINCE2
5 23 (51.11%) Information Security
6 18 (40.00%) Linux
7 16 (35.56%) Windows
7 16 (35.56%) Penetration Testing
8 15 (33.33%) Sarbanes-Oxley
9 13 (28.89%) Network Security
9 13 (28.89%) COBIT
10 12 (26.67%) SIEM
10 12 (26.67%) LAN
10 12 (26.67%) WAN
11 11 (24.44%) Banking
11 11 (24.44%) TOGAF
11 11 (24.44%) Games
11 11 (24.44%) Relational Database
11 11 (24.44%) CRISC
11 11 (24.44%) Vulnerability Management
11 11 (24.44%) Enterprise Architecture
12 10 (22.22%) Manufacturing
12 10 (22.22%) Retail
12 10 (22.22%) Agile Software Development
13 9 (20.00%) VPN
14 8 (17.78%) Degree
15 7 (15.56%) Marketing

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

For the 6 months to 27 February 2015, 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.

Applications
1 3 (6.67%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 13 (28.89%) Network Security
2 12 (26.67%) LAN
2 12 (26.67%) WAN
3 9 (20.00%) VPN
4 7 (15.56%) Firewall
5 4 (8.89%) Wireless
6 3 (6.67%) TCP/IP
6 3 (6.67%) Internet
7 2 (4.44%) WAAS
7 2 (4.44%) DNS
8 1 (2.22%) Cisco ASA
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (24.44%) Relational Database
General
1 11 (24.44%) Games
1 11 (24.44%) Banking
2 10 (22.22%) Retail
2 10 (22.22%) Manufacturing
3 7 (15.56%) Marketing
4 2 (4.44%) Finance
5 1 (2.22%) Pharmaceutical
5 1 (2.22%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 37 (82.22%) Consultant
2 32 (71.11%) Security Consultant
3 8 (17.78%) Principal Consultant
3 8 (17.78%) Principal Security Consultant
4 4 (8.89%) Information Security Consultant
5 3 (6.67%) Senior Security Consultant
5 3 (6.67%) Technical Consultant
5 3 (6.67%) Software Consultant
5 3 (6.67%) Senior Consultant
5 3 (6.67%) Implementation Consultant
5 3 (6.67%) Software Implementation Consultant
5 3 (6.67%) Implementation Specialist
6 2 (4.44%) Compliance Manager
6 2 (4.44%) Risk Consultant
6 2 (4.44%) Systems Administrator
6 2 (4.44%) Security Manager
6 2 (4.44%) Administrator
7 1 (2.22%) Network Architect
7 1 (2.22%) IT Graduate
7 1 (2.22%) Graduate
Miscellaneous
1 4 (8.89%) Management Information System
2 3 (6.67%) EFT
3 2 (4.44%) CESG
3 2 (4.44%) CESG CLAS
4 1 (2.22%) Computer Science
4 1 (2.22%) Online Games
Operating Systems
1 18 (40.00%) Linux
2 16 (35.56%) Windows
3 6 (13.33%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 24 (53.33%) ITIL
1 24 (53.33%) PRINCE2
2 23 (51.11%) Information Security
3 16 (35.56%) Penetration Testing
4 12 (26.67%) SIEM
5 11 (24.44%) Vulnerability Management
5 11 (24.44%) Enterprise Architecture
5 11 (24.44%) TOGAF
6 10 (22.22%) Agile Software Development
7 7 (15.56%) Project Planning
7 7 (15.56%) Resource Management
8 6 (13.33%) Security Management
9 5 (11.11%) Information Security Management
9 5 (11.11%) Service Delivery
10 4 (8.89%) Risk Management
10 4 (8.89%) Load Balancing
11 3 (6.67%) Business Continuity
11 3 (6.67%) Time Management
11 3 (6.67%) Cyber Security
12 2 (4.44%) Information Assurance
Programming Languages
1 1 (2.22%) C
Qualifications
1 36 (80.00%) CISSP
2 27 (60.00%) CISA
3 24 (53.33%) CISM
4 11 (24.44%) CRISC
5 8 (17.78%) Degree
6 3 (6.67%) Security Cleared
6 3 (6.67%) MBA
7 2 (4.44%) SC Cleared
8 1 (2.22%) VCP4
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 26 (57.78%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 24 (53.33%) PCI DSS
3 15 (33.33%) Sarbanes-Oxley
4 13 (28.89%) COBIT
5 3 (6.67%) BS25999
Vendors
1 3 (6.67%) Microsoft
2 1 (2.22%) Citrix
2 1 (2.22%) CheckPoint
2 1 (2.22%) VMware
2 1 (2.22%) Cisco
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