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 6 December 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

3 months to
6 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
PCI Qualified Security Assessors (PCI QSA)
Rank - 474 433
Permanent jobs citing PCI QSA 0 2 34
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East - 0.009% 0.16%
As % of the Qualifications category - 0.030% 0.47%
Number of salaries quoted 0 2 20
Median salary - £57,500 £55,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
- +4.54%
UK excluding London median salary £62,500 £50,000 £57,500
% change year-on-year
+25.00% -13.04%
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
4977 6562 7292
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 30.08% 30.49% 33.32%
Number of salaries quoted 3985 5310 5489
Median salary £45,000 £45,000 £44,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
- +2.27%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,000 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £67,500 £62,500 £65,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £42,500

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
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 6 December 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 12 (100.00%) PCI DSS
2 10 (83.33%) Information Security
3 8 (66.67%) CISSP
3 8 (66.67%) CISM
4 7 (58.33%) Information Security Management
4 7 (58.33%) Data Security
4 7 (58.33%) Security Management
4 7 (58.33%) Finance
4 7 (58.33%) Degree
4 7 (58.33%) Remediation Plan
5 5 (41.67%) Business Continuity Management
5 5 (41.67%) Virtual Team Management
5 5 (41.67%) Virtual Team
5 5 (41.67%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 5 (41.67%) Data Privacy
5 5 (41.67%) ISO22301
5 5 (41.67%) Retail
5 5 (41.67%) Business Continuity
5 5 (41.67%) Management Information System
5 5 (41.67%) C
6 4 (33.33%) Firewall
7 2 (16.67%) Risk Assessment
7 2 (16.67%) Sarbanes-Oxley
7 2 (16.67%) COBIT
7 2 (16.67%) Computer Science
7 2 (16.67%) MS Project
7 2 (16.67%) ITIL
7 2 (16.67%) Unix
7 2 (16.67%) Windows
7 2 (16.67%) Solaris

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:

Application Platforms
1 1 (8.33%) Drupal
Applications
1 2 (16.67%) MS Excel
1 2 (16.67%) MS Project
1 2 (16.67%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 1 (8.33%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 4 (33.33%) Firewall
General
1 7 (58.33%) Finance
2 5 (41.67%) Retail
Job Titles
1 5 (41.67%) Analyst
1 5 (41.67%) Security Manager
2 4 (33.33%) Compliance Analyst
3 3 (25.00%) Security Analyst
4 2 (16.67%) Compliance Manager
4 2 (16.67%) Cybersecurity Analyst
5 1 (8.33%) Information Analyst
5 1 (8.33%) Information Security Analyst
Miscellaneous
1 5 (41.67%) Management Information System
1 5 (41.67%) Virtual Team
2 2 (16.67%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (16.67%) Computer Science
2 2 (16.67%) Data Centre
2 2 (16.67%) Security Operations Centre
3 1 (8.33%) iPad
Operating Systems
1 2 (16.67%) Solaris
1 2 (16.67%) Unix
1 2 (16.67%) Windows
2 1 (8.33%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (83.33%) Information Security
2 7 (58.33%) Data Security
2 7 (58.33%) Information Security Management
2 7 (58.33%) Remediation Plan
2 7 (58.33%) Security Management
3 5 (41.67%) Business Continuity
3 5 (41.67%) Business Continuity Management
3 5 (41.67%) Data Privacy
3 5 (41.67%) Virtual Team Management
4 2 (16.67%) Change Management
4 2 (16.67%) Cybersecurity
4 2 (16.67%) Data Centre Operations
4 2 (16.67%) ITIL
4 2 (16.67%) Line Management
4 2 (16.67%) Patch Management
4 2 (16.67%) PRINCE
4 2 (16.67%) Risk Assessment
4 2 (16.67%) Security Operations
4 2 (16.67%) Service Delivery
4 2 (16.67%) Virtual Environments
Programming Languages
1 5 (41.67%) C
Qualifications
1 8 (66.67%) CISM
1 8 (66.67%) CISSP
2 7 (58.33%) Degree
3 2 (16.67%) CISA
4 1 (8.33%) CEH
4 1 (8.33%) SC Cleared
4 1 (8.33%) Security Cleared
4 1 (8.33%) SSCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 12 (100.00%) PCI DSS
2 5 (41.67%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 5 (41.67%) ISO22301
3 2 (16.67%) COBIT
3 2 (16.67%) COSO
3 2 (16.67%) ISAE 3402
3 2 (16.67%) PA-DSS
3 2 (16.67%) Sarbanes-Oxley