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 30 August 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

3 months to
30 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
PCI Qualified Security Assessors (PCI QSA)
Rank 421 444 439
Rank change year-on-year
+23 -5
Permanent jobs citing PCI QSA 14 16 37
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 0.077% 0.078% 0.17%
As % of the Qualifications category 0.24% 0.25% 0.50%
Number of salaries quoted 13 15 20
Median salary £64,000 £55,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+16.36% +22.22%
90% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £50,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £71,600 £77,500 £70,500
UK excluding London median salary £62,500 £67,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year
-7.40% +50.00%
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
5761 6510 7436
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 31.61% 31.74% 33.42%
Number of salaries quoted 4710 5161 5659
Median salary £45,000 £43,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+4.65% +1.17%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £26,500 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £63,500 £62,500
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £41,500
% change year-on-year
- +2.40%

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
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 30 August 2016.

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 median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing PCI QSA within the South East region over the 3 months to 30 August 2016. 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Berkshire +6 7 £62,500 -9.09%
Hampshire -6 5 £68,000 +36.00%
Kent - 2 £73,750 -
PCI QSA
England

PCI QSA
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 30 August 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 20 (90.91%) PCI DSS
2 18 (81.82%) Information Security
3 17 (77.27%) CISSP
4 13 (59.09%) CISM
4 13 (59.09%) Finance
5 12 (54.55%) Security Management
5 12 (54.55%) ISO/IEC 27001
6 9 (40.91%) Degree
6 9 (40.91%) Information Security Management
6 9 (40.91%) Data Security
6 9 (40.91%) Business Continuity
6 9 (40.91%) Remediation Plan
7 7 (31.82%) Virtual Team Management
7 7 (31.82%) Virtual Team
7 7 (31.82%) Retail
7 7 (31.82%) Management Information System
7 7 (31.82%) C
7 7 (31.82%) Business Continuity Management
7 7 (31.82%) Data Privacy
7 7 (31.82%) ISO22301
8 5 (22.73%) Firewall
8 5 (22.73%) Cybersecurity
9 4 (18.18%) Presales
9 4 (18.18%) CISA
9 4 (18.18%) Risk Management
10 3 (13.64%) Stakeholder Management
10 3 (13.64%) Security Operations
10 3 (13.64%) SC Cleared
10 3 (13.64%) Security Cleared
10 3 (13.64%) Stakeholder Engagement

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 (4.55%) Drupal
Applications
1 2 (9.09%) MS Excel
1 2 (9.09%) MS Project
1 2 (9.09%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 1 (4.55%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 5 (22.73%) Firewall
General
1 13 (59.09%) Finance
2 7 (31.82%) Retail
Job Titles
1 7 (31.82%) Security Manager
2 6 (27.27%) Analyst
3 5 (22.73%) Compliance Analyst
4 4 (18.18%) Consultant
4 4 (18.18%) Security Analyst
5 3 (13.64%) Compliance Specialist
5 3 (13.64%) Cybersecurity Analyst
5 3 (13.64%) Security Compliance Specialist
5 3 (13.64%) Security Specialist
6 2 (9.09%) Compliance Manager
6 2 (9.09%) IT Consultant
6 2 (9.09%) IT Security Consultant
6 2 (9.09%) Management Consultant
6 2 (9.09%) Security Consultant
7 1 (4.55%) CISSP Specialist
7 1 (4.55%) Information Analyst
7 1 (4.55%) Information Security Analyst
Miscellaneous
1 7 (31.82%) Management Information System
1 7 (31.82%) Virtual Team
2 3 (13.64%) iPad
3 2 (9.09%) Analytical Skills
3 2 (9.09%) CESG
3 2 (9.09%) Computer Science
3 2 (9.09%) Data Centre
3 2 (9.09%) Security Operations Centre
Operating Systems
1 2 (9.09%) Solaris
1 2 (9.09%) Unix
1 2 (9.09%) Windows
2 1 (4.55%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 18 (81.82%) Information Security
2 12 (54.55%) Security Management
3 9 (40.91%) Business Continuity
3 9 (40.91%) Data Security
3 9 (40.91%) Information Security Management
3 9 (40.91%) Remediation Plan
4 7 (31.82%) Business Continuity Management
4 7 (31.82%) Data Privacy
4 7 (31.82%) Virtual Team Management
5 5 (22.73%) Cybersecurity
6 4 (18.18%) Presales
6 4 (18.18%) Risk Management
7 3 (13.64%) Security Operations
7 3 (13.64%) Stakeholder Engagement
7 3 (13.64%) Stakeholder Management
8 2 (9.09%) Data Centre Operations
8 2 (9.09%) Line Management
8 2 (9.09%) Patch Management
8 2 (9.09%) Security Architecture
8 2 (9.09%) Virtual Environments
Programming Languages
1 7 (31.82%) C
Qualifications
1 17 (77.27%) CISSP
2 13 (59.09%) CISM
3 9 (40.91%) Degree
4 4 (18.18%) CISA
5 3 (13.64%) SC Cleared
5 3 (13.64%) Security Cleared
6 2 (9.09%) CESG Certified Professional
7 1 (4.55%) CEH
7 1 (4.55%) SSCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 20 (90.91%) PCI DSS
2 12 (54.55%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 7 (31.82%) ISO22301
4 2 (9.09%) COBIT
4 2 (9.09%) COSO
4 2 (9.09%) ISAE 3402
4 2 (9.09%) PA-DSS
4 2 (9.09%) Sarbanes-Oxley