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

Location
3 months to
24 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
PCI Qualified Security Assessors (PCI QSA)
Rank 404 419 408
Rank change year-on-year
+15 -11
Permanent jobs citing PCI QSA 34 8 38
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 0.16% 0.038% 0.17%
As % of the Qualifications category 0.48% 0.12% 0.49%
Number of salaries quoted 17 5 25
Average salary £55,000 £43,750 £37,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+25.71% +18.24%
90% offered a salary of more than £41,000 £43,750 £35,800
10% offered a salary of more than £70,200 £51,800 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £57,500 £50,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year
+15.00% +11.11%
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
7084 6659 7819
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 32.88% 31.45% 33.98%
Number of salaries quoted 5347 5225 6733
Average salary £43,000 £42,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+1.17% +6.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,000 £26,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £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 24 December 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 December 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 +20 19 £51,250 +17.14%
Hampshire -7 13 £55,000 +10.00%
East Sussex - 4 £65,000 - 1
Surrey - 2 £68,750 -
Kent - 1 £65,000 -
PCI QSA
England

PCI QSA
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 24 December 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 52 (86.67%) CISSP
2 41 (68.33%) CISA
3 36 (60.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 35 (58.33%) PCI DSS
5 34 (56.67%) ITIL
5 34 (56.67%) PRINCE2
5 34 (56.67%) CISM
6 32 (53.33%) Linux
7 30 (50.00%) Windows
7 30 (50.00%) Information Security
8 26 (43.33%) Penetration Testing
9 25 (41.67%) Sarbanes-Oxley
10 23 (38.33%) COBIT
11 16 (26.67%) VPN
12 15 (25.00%) LAN
12 15 (25.00%) WAN
12 15 (25.00%) Network Security
13 14 (23.33%) Enterprise Architecture
13 14 (23.33%) Vulnerability Management
13 14 (23.33%) Relational Database
14 12 (20.00%) Degree
14 12 (20.00%) SIEM
15 11 (18.33%) Games
15 11 (18.33%) Banking
15 11 (18.33%) TOGAF
15 11 (18.33%) CRISC
16 10 (16.67%) UNIX
16 10 (16.67%) Manufacturing
16 10 (16.67%) Agile Software Development
16 10 (16.67%) Retail

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

For the 6 months to 24 December 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 7 (11.67%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 16 (26.67%) VPN
2 15 (25.00%) LAN
2 15 (25.00%) WAN
2 15 (25.00%) Network Security
3 7 (11.67%) Internet
4 3 (5.00%) Firewall
4 3 (5.00%) TCP/IP
5 2 (3.33%) DNS
5 2 (3.33%) WAAS
6 1 (1.67%) Cisco ASA
Database & Business Intelligence
1 14 (23.33%) Relational Database
General
1 11 (18.33%) Games
1 11 (18.33%) Banking
2 10 (16.67%) Retail
2 10 (16.67%) Manufacturing
3 7 (11.67%) Marketing
4 2 (3.33%) Finance
5 1 (1.67%) Pharmaceutical
5 1 (1.67%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 49 (81.67%) Consultant
2 45 (75.00%) Security Consultant
3 10 (16.67%) Senior Consultant
3 10 (16.67%) Senior Security Consultant
4 9 (15.00%) Principal Security Consultant
4 9 (15.00%) Principal Consultant
5 8 (13.33%) IT Consultant
5 8 (13.33%) IT Security Consultant
6 7 (11.67%) Implementation Specialist
7 4 (6.67%) Information Security Consultant
7 4 (6.67%) Risk Consultant
8 3 (5.00%) Software Consultant
8 3 (5.00%) Software Implementation Consultant
8 3 (5.00%) Implementation Consultant
8 3 (5.00%) Technical Consultant
9 2 (3.33%) Administrator
9 2 (3.33%) Systems Administrator
9 2 (3.33%) Compliance Manager
9 2 (3.33%) Security Manager
10 1 (1.67%) IT Graduate
Miscellaneous
1 7 (11.67%) EFT
2 4 (6.67%) Management Information System
3 2 (3.33%) CESG
3 2 (3.33%) CESG CLAS
4 1 (1.67%) Computer Science
4 1 (1.67%) Online Games
Operating Systems
1 32 (53.33%) Linux
2 30 (50.00%) Windows
3 10 (16.67%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 34 (56.67%) ITIL
1 34 (56.67%) PRINCE2
2 30 (50.00%) Information Security
3 26 (43.33%) Penetration Testing
4 14 (23.33%) Vulnerability Management
4 14 (23.33%) Enterprise Architecture
5 12 (20.00%) SIEM
6 11 (18.33%) TOGAF
7 10 (16.67%) Agile Software Development
8 7 (11.67%) Stakeholder Management
8 7 (11.67%) Project Planning
8 7 (11.67%) Resource Management
8 7 (11.67%) Database Security
9 6 (10.00%) Security Management
10 5 (8.33%) Information Security Management
10 5 (8.33%) Service Delivery
11 4 (6.67%) Risk Management
12 3 (5.00%) Time Management
12 3 (5.00%) Business Continuity
12 3 (5.00%) Cyber Security
Programming Languages
1 7 (11.67%) SQL
2 1 (1.67%) C
Qualifications
1 52 (86.67%) CISSP
2 41 (68.33%) CISA
3 34 (56.67%) CISM
4 12 (20.00%) Degree
5 11 (18.33%) CRISC
6 7 (11.67%) MBA
7 2 (3.33%) SC Cleared
7 2 (3.33%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 36 (60.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 35 (58.33%) PCI DSS
3 25 (41.67%) Sarbanes-Oxley
4 23 (38.33%) COBIT
5 3 (5.00%) BS25999
Vendors
1 7 (11.67%) Microsoft
2 1 (1.67%) Citrix
2 1 (1.67%) CheckPoint
2 1 (1.67%) VMware
2 1 (1.67%) Cisco
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