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 19 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
19 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
PCI Qualified Security Assessors (PCI QSA)
Rank 414 422 445
Rank change year-on-year
+8 +23
Permanent jobs citing PCI QSA 26 4 2
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 0.12% 0.019% 0.009%
As % of the Qualifications category 0.35% 0.060% 0.026%
Number of salaries quoted 12 4 2
Average salary £45,000 £41,375 £50,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+8.76% -17.25%
UK excluding London average salary £46,250 £43,750 £65,000
% change year-on-year
+5.71% -32.69%
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
7324 6722 7779
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 33.28% 31.82% 34.52%
Number of salaries quoted 5576 5436 6645
Average salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +6.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £27,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £57,500 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £41,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+2.50% -

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 19 September 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 19 September 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 +16 17 £52,500 +26.88% 1
Hampshire - 7 £45,000 -
Kent - 1 £47,500 -
Buckinghamshire - 1 £52,500 -
PCI QSA
England

PCI QSA
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 19 September 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 50 (86.21%) CISSP
2 47 (81.03%) CISA
3 43 (74.14%) Windows
3 43 (74.14%) Linux
4 40 (68.97%) PCI DSS
5 30 (51.72%) CISM
5 30 (51.72%) ITIL
5 30 (51.72%) PRINCE2
5 30 (51.72%) COBIT
6 28 (48.28%) ISO/IEC 27001
6 28 (48.28%) Information Security
7 27 (46.55%) Penetration Testing
8 26 (44.83%) Sarbanes-Oxley
9 19 (32.76%) Degree
10 18 (31.03%) UNIX
11 17 (29.31%) MS Excel
11 17 (29.31%) EFT
11 17 (29.31%) Microsoft
11 17 (29.31%) Internet
11 17 (29.31%) MBA
12 15 (25.86%) Stakeholder Management
13 14 (24.14%) SQL
13 14 (24.14%) Database Security
14 12 (20.69%) LAN
14 12 (20.69%) WAN
14 12 (20.69%) VPN
15 11 (18.97%) Enterprise Architecture
15 11 (18.97%) Network Security
15 11 (18.97%) Vulnerability Management
15 11 (18.97%) Relational Database

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

For the 6 months to 19 September 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 17 (29.31%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 17 (29.31%) Internet
2 12 (20.69%) LAN
2 12 (20.69%) WAN
2 12 (20.69%) VPN
3 11 (18.97%) Network Security
4 5 (8.62%) TCP/IP
4 5 (8.62%) Firewall
5 3 (5.17%) OSPF
5 3 (5.17%) BGP
6 1 (1.72%) Cisco ASA
6 1 (1.72%) WAAS
6 1 (1.72%) DNS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (18.97%) Relational Database
General
1 3 (5.17%) Finance
2 1 (1.72%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 31 (53.45%) Consultant
2 30 (51.72%) Security Consultant
3 17 (29.31%) Implementation Specialist
4 15 (25.86%) IT Security Consultant
4 15 (25.86%) IT Consultant
5 11 (18.97%) Senior Consultant
5 11 (18.97%) Senior Security Consultant
6 2 (3.45%) Information Security Analyst
6 2 (3.45%) Architect
6 2 (3.45%) Analyst
6 2 (3.45%) Security Analyst
6 2 (3.45%) Principal Consultant
6 2 (3.45%) Information Analyst
6 2 (3.45%) Risk Consultant
6 2 (3.45%) Principal Security Consultant
7 1 (1.72%) Software Implementation Consultant
7 1 (1.72%) Implementation Consultant
7 1 (1.72%) Software Consultant
7 1 (1.72%) IT Security Specialist
7 1 (1.72%) Security Specialist
Miscellaneous
1 17 (29.31%) EFT
2 5 (8.62%) Management Information System
3 2 (3.45%) Data Protection Act
Operating Systems
1 43 (74.14%) Windows
1 43 (74.14%) Linux
2 18 (31.03%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 30 (51.72%) ITIL
1 30 (51.72%) PRINCE2
2 28 (48.28%) Information Security
3 27 (46.55%) Penetration Testing
4 15 (25.86%) Stakeholder Management
5 14 (24.14%) Database Security
6 11 (18.97%) Vulnerability Management
6 11 (18.97%) Enterprise Architecture
7 4 (6.90%) Project Management
8 3 (5.17%) Data Security
8 3 (5.17%) Business Development
9 2 (3.45%) Data Protection
9 2 (3.45%) Risk Assessment
10 1 (1.72%) Incident Management
10 1 (1.72%) SIEM
10 1 (1.72%) Risk Management
10 1 (1.72%) Business Continuity
10 1 (1.72%) Service Delivery
Programming Languages
1 14 (24.14%) SQL
Qualifications
1 50 (86.21%) CISSP
2 47 (81.03%) CISA
3 30 (51.72%) CISM
4 19 (32.76%) Degree
5 17 (29.31%) MBA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 40 (68.97%) PCI DSS
2 30 (51.72%) COBIT
3 28 (48.28%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 26 (44.83%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 3 (5.17%) VMware Infrastructure
1 3 (5.17%) Hyper-V
Vendors
1 17 (29.31%) Microsoft
2 4 (6.90%) VMware
3 2 (3.45%) McAfee
4 1 (1.72%) Cisco
4 1 (1.72%) Citrix
4 1 (1.72%) CheckPoint
South East
Salt
Salary: £60000 - £65000 per annum + OTE £85K +
Posted: 2 days ago
Reading, Oxfordshire
NTT Com Security (UK) Limited
Salary: Excellent
Posted: 2 days ago