The table below looks at the statistics for PCI QSA in IT jobs advertised across the UK. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited PCI QSA over the 3 months to 27 February 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

3 months to
27 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
PCI Qualified Security Assessors (PCI QSA)
UK
Rank 820 884 903
Rank change year-on-year
+64 +19
Permanent jobs citing PCI QSA 43 69 61
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.051% 0.068% 0.057%
As % of the Qualifications category 0.21% 0.25% 0.21%
Number of salaries quoted 34 44 41
Median salary £47,500 £58,875 £62,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
-19.32% -5.80%
90% offered a salary of more than £29,500 £29,750 £52,500
10% offered a salary of more than £77,750 £80,000 £70,000
UK excluding London median salary £60,000 £62,500 £60,000
% change year-on-year
-4.00% +4.16%

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Qualifications category in permanent jobs advertised across the UK.

Qualifications Category
UK
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Qualifications category
20812 28128 29370
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 24.66% 27.90% 27.48%
Number of salaries quoted 16425 22473 23309
Median salary £45,000 £47,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
-5.26% +5.55%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,823 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £72,500 £67,500 £70,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £42,500

PCI QSA
Jobs Demand Trend

The demand trend of job ads citing PCI QSA as a proportion of all IT jobs with a match in the Qualifications category.

PCI QSA Jobs Demand Trend in the UK

PCI QSA
Salary Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing PCI QSA within the UK.

PCI QSA Salary Trend in the UK

PCI QSA
Salary Histogram

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing PCI QSA over the 3 months to 27 February 2017 within the UK.

PCI QSA Salary Histogram in the UK

PCI QSA
Top 18 Job Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing PCI QSA within the UK over the 3 months to 27 February 2017. 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 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
England +68 40 £32,500 -48.00% 8
London +57 27 £32,500 -44.79%
City of London +37 17 £32,000 -4.47%
West Midlands +29 7 £60,000 +4.34% 4
Warwickshire - 5 £57,500 - 1
North West -2 4 £70,000 -12.50% 1
Stratford-upon-Avon - 3 £45,000 - 1
Birmingham +15 2 £61,000 -
Manchester -27 2 £70,000 -12.50% 1
Cheshire - 2 - -
Chester - 2 - -
South East +46 1 £80,000 +113.33%
Edinburgh - 1 £50,000 -
Scotland - 1 £50,000 -
Leamington Spa - 1 £60,000 -
Warwick - 1 £57,500 -
Reading - 1 £80,000 -
Berkshire - 1 £80,000 -

PCI QSA
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 27 February 2017, 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 with a requirement for PCI QSA.

1 77 (92.77%) PCI DSS
2 42 (50.60%) CISA
2 42 (50.60%) Information Security
3 40 (48.19%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 36 (43.37%) Finance
5 34 (40.96%) CISSP
6 29 (34.94%) Risk Management
7 25 (30.12%) SQL
7 25 (30.12%) Data Analysis
7 25 (30.12%) Analytical Skills
7 25 (30.12%) Compliance Audit
7 25 (30.12%) Single Customer View
8 24 (28.92%) Stakeholder Management
9 19 (22.89%) CISM
10 18 (21.69%) Microsoft
11 17 (20.48%) MS Office
11 17 (20.48%) MS Excel
11 17 (20.48%) MS PowerPoint
12 15 (18.07%) Cybersecurity
12 15 (18.07%) Presales
13 14 (16.87%) Continuous Improvement
14 12 (14.46%) Sarbanes-Oxley
15 11 (13.25%) Security Management
15 11 (13.25%) Data Protection
15 11 (13.25%) Identity Access Management
15 11 (13.25%) Data Loss Prevention
15 11 (13.25%) GDPR
16 9 (10.84%) Management Information System
16 9 (10.84%) Banking
16 9 (10.84%) Information Security Management

PCI QSA
Top Related IT Skills 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:

Applications
1 17 (20.48%) MS Excel
1 17 (20.48%) MS Office
1 17 (20.48%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 2 (2.41%) SAP Oil and Gas
Communications & Networking
1 3 (3.61%) Cisco IPT
1 3 (3.61%) Internet
2 1 (1.20%) Firewall
2 1 (1.20%) Network Security
General
1 36 (43.37%) Finance
2 9 (10.84%) Banking
3 8 (9.64%) Marketing
4 5 (6.02%) Retail
5 3 (3.61%) Law
6 2 (2.41%) Electronics
6 2 (2.41%) Mandarin Language
6 2 (2.41%) Manufacturing
6 2 (2.41%) Telecoms
7 1 (1.20%) Legal
Job Titles
1 30 (36.14%) Consultant
2 26 (31.33%) Analyst
3 24 (28.92%) Security Consultant
4 17 (20.48%) Audit Analyst
5 14 (16.87%) Data Analyst
6 11 (13.25%) Security Manager
7 9 (10.84%) Information Security Consultant
7 9 (10.84%) PCI DSS Consultant
8 8 (9.64%) SQL Analyst
8 8 (9.64%) SQL Data Analyst
9 7 (8.43%) IT Analyst
9 7 (8.43%) Senior Consultant
10 6 (7.23%) Chief Information Officer
10 6 (7.23%) Chief Information Security Officer
10 6 (7.23%) Chief Security Officer
10 6 (7.23%) CIO
10 6 (7.23%) Information Security Officer
10 6 (7.23%) Security Officer
11 5 (6.02%) Data Consultant
11 5 (6.02%) Data Protection Consultant
Miscellaneous
1 25 (30.12%) Analytical Skills
2 9 (10.84%) Management Information System
3 7 (8.43%) Computer Science
4 6 (7.23%) Data Protection Act
5 5 (6.02%) CESG
5 5 (6.02%) iPad
6 1 (1.20%) Blog
6 1 (1.20%) CESG CLAS
6 1 (1.20%) Cyber Attack
6 1 (1.20%) Cybercrime
6 1 (1.20%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
Operating Systems
1 4 (4.82%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 42 (50.60%) Information Security
2 29 (34.94%) Risk Management
3 25 (30.12%) Compliance Audit
3 25 (30.12%) Data Analysis
3 25 (30.12%) Single Customer View
4 24 (28.92%) Stakeholder Management
5 15 (18.07%) Cybersecurity
5 15 (18.07%) Presales
6 14 (16.87%) Continuous Improvement
7 11 (13.25%) Data Loss Prevention
7 11 (13.25%) Data Protection
7 11 (13.25%) Identity Access Management
7 11 (13.25%) Security Management
8 9 (10.84%) Information Security Management
9 8 (9.64%) IT Audit
9 8 (9.64%) Line Management
9 8 (9.64%) Validation
10 7 (8.43%) Security Architecture
11 6 (7.23%) ISMS
11 6 (7.23%) Risk Assessment
Programming Languages
1 25 (30.12%) SQL
Qualifications
1 42 (50.60%) CISA
2 34 (40.96%) CISSP
3 19 (22.89%) CISM
4 8 (9.64%) CESG Certified Professional
5 7 (8.43%) CLAS
5 7 (8.43%) Degree
6 6 (7.23%) ISSAP
7 4 (4.82%) CISMP
7 4 (4.82%) Security Cleared
8 3 (3.61%) CREST Certified
8 3 (3.61%) ISEB
9 2 (2.41%) SC Cleared
10 1 (1.20%) CEH
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 77 (92.77%) PCI DSS
2 40 (48.19%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 12 (14.46%) Sarbanes-Oxley
4 11 (13.25%) GDPR
5 6 (7.23%) ISO22301
6 4 (4.82%) QA
6 4 (4.82%) Web Application Security Consortium
7 3 (3.61%) COBIT
7 3 (3.61%) ISO27002
7 3 (3.61%) PA-DSS
8 1 (1.20%) BS25999
Vendors
1 18 (21.69%) Microsoft
2 4 (4.82%) Cisco
2 4 (4.82%) VMware
3 3 (3.61%) CA
4 2 (2.41%) SAP
Manchester, Lancashire
ECSC Group PLC
Salary: From £27,000 to £50,000 per annum depending on experience
Posted: 3 days ago
England
People Source Consulting
Salary: £55000 - £65000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
UK
People Source Consulting
Salary: £55000 - £65000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Cheltenham, Gloucestershire
Jonothan Bosworth
Salary: £60000 - £70000 Per Annum Benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Stratford-Upon-Avon, Warwickshire
ReThink Recruitment
Posted: 5 days ago
Cheltenham
Computer Futures
Salary: competitive
Posted: 19 days ago
Wrexham, Clwyd
The SmartList
Posted: 18 days ago
Telford, Shropshire
The SmartList
Posted: 18 days ago
Whitchurch, Shropshire
The SmartList
Posted: 18 days ago
Newtown, Powys
The SmartList
Posted: 25 days ago
Shrewsbury, Shropshire
The SmartList
Posted: 25 days ago