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

Location
3 months to
24 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
PCI Qualified Security Assessors (PCI QSA)
Rank 420 433 433
Rank change year-on-year
+13 0
Permanent jobs citing PCI QSA 29 6 4
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 0.13% 0.028% 0.018%
As % of the Qualifications category 0.40% 0.089% 0.052%
Number of salaries quoted 19 4 4
Average salary £55,000 £39,375 £50,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+39.68% -21.25%
UK excluding London average salary £57,500 £43,750 £47,500
% change year-on-year
+31.42% -7.89%
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
7192 6744 7674
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 32.94% 31.14% 34.40%
Number of salaries quoted 5478 5417 6535
Average salary £42,500 £41,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+2.40% +3.75%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,000 £27,450 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £63,500 £57,500 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £41,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.75% -

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 24 October 2014.

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 24 October 2014. 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 +5 15 £55,000 +39.68%
Hampshire - 7 £45,000 -
Kent - 2 £56,250 - 1
Surrey - 2 £68,750 - 2
Buckinghamshire - 1 £52,500 -
East Sussex - 1 £65,000 - 1
PCI QSA
England

PCI QSA
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 24 October 2014, 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 62 (91.18%) CISSP
2 53 (77.94%) CISA
3 47 (69.12%) Linux
4 46 (67.65%) PCI DSS
5 45 (66.18%) Windows
6 35 (51.47%) ITIL
6 35 (51.47%) PRINCE2
6 35 (51.47%) CISM
7 33 (48.53%) ISO/IEC 27001
8 31 (45.59%) Penetration Testing
9 30 (44.12%) Information Security
9 30 (44.12%) COBIT
10 26 (38.24%) Sarbanes-Oxley
11 21 (30.88%) UNIX
12 19 (27.94%) Degree
13 18 (26.47%) MBA
13 18 (26.47%) MS Excel
13 18 (26.47%) EFT
13 18 (26.47%) Microsoft
13 18 (26.47%) Internet
14 15 (22.06%) Stakeholder Management
15 14 (20.59%) SQL
15 14 (20.59%) Database Security
16 13 (19.12%) VPN
17 12 (17.65%) LAN
17 12 (17.65%) WAN
18 11 (16.18%) Enterprise Architecture
18 11 (16.18%) Vulnerability Management
18 11 (16.18%) Relational Database
18 11 (16.18%) Network Security

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

For the 6 months to 24 October 2014, 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 18 (26.47%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 18 (26.47%) Internet
2 13 (19.12%) VPN
3 12 (17.65%) LAN
3 12 (17.65%) WAN
4 11 (16.18%) Network Security
5 6 (8.82%) TCP/IP
5 6 (8.82%) Firewall
6 3 (4.41%) OSPF
6 3 (4.41%) BGP
7 2 (2.94%) DNS
7 2 (2.94%) WAAS
8 1 (1.47%) Cisco ASA
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (16.18%) Relational Database
General
1 6 (8.82%) Games
2 5 (7.35%) Banking
2 5 (7.35%) Retail
2 5 (7.35%) Marketing
2 5 (7.35%) Manufacturing
3 2 (2.94%) Finance
4 1 (1.47%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 46 (67.65%) Consultant
2 43 (63.24%) Security Consultant
3 18 (26.47%) Implementation Specialist
4 16 (23.53%) IT Security Consultant
4 16 (23.53%) IT Consultant
5 14 (20.59%) Senior Consultant
5 14 (20.59%) Senior Security Consultant
6 8 (11.76%) Principal Security Consultant
6 8 (11.76%) Principal Consultant
7 4 (5.88%) Risk Consultant
8 3 (4.41%) Software Implementation Consultant
8 3 (4.41%) Software Consultant
8 3 (4.41%) Implementation Consultant
8 3 (4.41%) Technical Consultant
9 2 (2.94%) Administrator
9 2 (2.94%) Systems Administrator
10 1 (1.47%) Graduate
10 1 (1.47%) Architect
10 1 (1.47%) IT Administrator
10 1 (1.47%) Security Specialist
Miscellaneous
1 18 (26.47%) EFT
2 3 (4.41%) Management Information System
3 2 (2.94%) CESG
3 2 (2.94%) CESG CLAS
4 1 (1.47%) Computer Science
4 1 (1.47%) Online Games
Operating Systems
1 47 (69.12%) Linux
2 45 (66.18%) Windows
3 21 (30.88%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 35 (51.47%) ITIL
1 35 (51.47%) PRINCE2
2 31 (45.59%) Penetration Testing
3 30 (44.12%) Information Security
4 15 (22.06%) Stakeholder Management
5 14 (20.59%) Database Security
6 11 (16.18%) Vulnerability Management
6 11 (16.18%) Enterprise Architecture
7 6 (8.82%) SIEM
8 5 (7.35%) Project Planning
8 5 (7.35%) Resource Management
8 5 (7.35%) Agile Software Development
8 5 (7.35%) TOGAF
9 4 (5.88%) Risk Management
9 4 (5.88%) Project Management
10 3 (4.41%) Cyber Security
11 2 (2.94%) Service Delivery
11 2 (2.94%) Business Continuity
11 2 (2.94%) Information Assurance
11 2 (2.94%) Business Development
Programming Languages
1 14 (20.59%) SQL
Qualifications
1 62 (91.18%) CISSP
2 53 (77.94%) CISA
3 35 (51.47%) CISM
4 19 (27.94%) Degree
5 18 (26.47%) MBA
6 5 (7.35%) CRISC
7 2 (2.94%) SC Cleared
7 2 (2.94%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 46 (67.65%) PCI DSS
2 33 (48.53%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 30 (44.12%) COBIT
4 26 (38.24%) Sarbanes-Oxley
5 1 (1.47%) BS25999
System Software
1 3 (4.41%) VMware Infrastructure
1 3 (4.41%) Hyper-V
Vendors
1 18 (26.47%) Microsoft
2 4 (5.88%) VMware
3 1 (1.47%) Cisco
3 1 (1.47%) Citrix
3 1 (1.47%) CheckPoint
3 1 (1.47%) McAfee
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