The first table below looks at the demand 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 16 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all Qualifications currently tracked.

Location
3 months to
16 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
PCI Qualified Security Assessors (PCI QSA)
Rank 882 815 875
Rank change year-on-year
-67 +60
Permanent jobs citing PCI QSA 53 73 30
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.043% 0.065% 0.024%
As % of the Qualifications category 0.16% 0.23% 0.086%
Number of salaries quoted 43 66 28
Average salary £45,000 £47,500 £60,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-5.26% -20.83%
90% offered a salary of more than £40,500 £45,000 £50,000
10% offered a salary of more than £72,000 £65,000 £80,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £45,000 £60,000
% change year-on-year
-5.55% -25.00%
Qualifications Category
UK
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Qualifications category
33288 31432 34939
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 27.12% 27.80% 27.79%
Number of salaries quoted 26572 25314 29641
Average salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.88% +1.19%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,000 £27,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £65,000 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000

PCI QSA
Jobs Demand Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing PCI QSA within the UK as a proportion of the total demand within 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 16 April 2014 within the UK.

PCI QSA Salary Histogram in the UK

PCI QSA
Top 11 Job Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing PCI QSA within the UK over the 3 months to 16 April 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
(Click each for more statistics)
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
Find
Job
Vacancies
England -35 52 £50,000 - 8
South East -2 26 £42,500 -5.55%
London -53 22 £60,000 +14.28% 4
Berkshire +12 14 £41,500 -7.77%
Newbury - 7 £42,500 -
Hampshire - 5 £45,000 -
City of London - 3 £72,500 - 1
Reading - 2 £40,000 -
East Sussex - 1 £55,000 -
Brighton - 1 £55,000 -
Kent - 1 - -

PCI QSA
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 16 April 2014, IT jobs within the UK 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 67 (70.53%) CISSP
2 63 (66.32%) Information Security
3 50 (52.63%) PCI DSS
4 46 (48.42%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 40 (42.11%) CISA
6 29 (30.53%) CISM
7 20 (21.05%) Management Information System
8 16 (16.84%) Internet
9 15 (15.79%) Finance
10 14 (14.74%) ITIL
10 14 (14.74%) COBIT
11 13 (13.68%) Risk Management
12 12 (12.63%) Advertising
12 12 (12.63%) Degree
12 12 (12.63%) Retail
12 12 (12.63%) Security Cleared
13 11 (11.58%) MS PowerPoint
13 11 (11.58%) Resource Management
13 11 (11.58%) Disaster Recovery
14 10 (10.53%) GAP Analysis
14 10 (10.53%) Telecoms
14 10 (10.53%) Project Management
15 9 (9.47%) Windows
15 9 (9.47%) E-Commerce
15 9 (9.47%) Security Management
15 9 (9.47%) Risk Assessment
16 8 (8.42%) Linux
16 8 (8.42%) Marketing
16 8 (8.42%) BS25999
17 7 (7.37%) Cryptography

PCI QSA
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 16 April 2014, IT jobs within the UK 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 11 (11.58%) MS PowerPoint
2 5 (5.26%) MS Excel
3 1 (1.05%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 16 (16.84%) Internet
2 1 (1.05%) NFC
2 1 (1.05%) Wireless
2 1 (1.05%) Firewall
2 1 (1.05%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (1.05%) MySQL
1 1 (1.05%) SQL Server
1 1 (1.05%) DB2
General
1 15 (15.79%) Finance
2 12 (12.63%) Advertising
2 12 (12.63%) Retail
3 10 (10.53%) Telecoms
4 8 (8.42%) Marketing
5 7 (7.37%) Games
6 2 (2.11%) Banking
6 2 (2.11%) Manufacturing
7 1 (1.05%) Spanish Language
Job Titles
1 47 (49.47%) Consultant
2 32 (33.68%) Security Consultant
3 11 (11.58%) Compliance Manager
4 10 (10.53%) Senior Consultant
4 10 (10.53%) Project Manager
4 10 (10.53%) Security Project Manager
4 10 (10.53%) Security Manager
5 8 (8.42%) Senior Manager
6 7 (7.37%) Security Specialist
7 6 (6.32%) Information Security Consultant
8 5 (5.26%) Implementation Specialist
8 5 (5.26%) Senior Security Consultant
9 3 (3.16%) Risk Consultant
9 3 (3.16%) IT Security Consultant
9 3 (3.16%) IT Consultant
9 3 (3.16%) Graduate
10 2 (2.11%) Analyst
10 2 (2.11%) Security Analyst
10 2 (2.11%) Principal Consultant
10 2 (2.11%) Information Analyst
Miscellaneous
1 20 (21.05%) Management Information System
2 7 (7.37%) Cryptography
3 5 (5.26%) Online Games
3 5 (5.26%) EFT
4 2 (2.11%) Data Protection Act
4 2 (2.11%) Open Source
5 1 (1.05%) Mobile Payment
5 1 (1.05%) CESG
5 1 (1.05%) CESG CLAS
5 1 (1.05%) EMV
Operating Systems
1 9 (9.47%) Windows
2 8 (8.42%) Linux
3 6 (6.32%) UNIX
4 1 (1.05%) Windows 2000 Server
4 1 (1.05%) Windows Server 2003
4 1 (1.05%) Windows NT
Processes & Methodologies
1 63 (66.32%) Information Security
2 14 (14.74%) ITIL
3 13 (13.68%) Risk Management
4 11 (11.58%) Resource Management
4 11 (11.58%) Disaster Recovery
5 10 (10.53%) GAP Analysis
5 10 (10.53%) Project Management
6 9 (9.47%) E-Commerce
6 9 (9.47%) Security Management
6 9 (9.47%) Risk Assessment
7 7 (7.37%) PRINCE2
8 6 (6.32%) Data Protection
9 5 (5.26%) ISMS
9 5 (5.26%) Validation
9 5 (5.26%) Stakeholder Management
9 5 (5.26%) Information Security Management
9 5 (5.26%) Data Security
10 4 (4.21%) Ethical Hacking
10 4 (4.21%) SIEM
11 3 (3.16%) Penetration Testing
Programming Languages
1 3 (3.16%) SQL
Qualifications
1 67 (70.53%) CISSP
2 40 (42.11%) CISA
3 29 (30.53%) CISM
4 12 (12.63%) Degree
4 12 (12.63%) Security Cleared
5 5 (5.26%) MBA
6 4 (4.21%) CRISC
7 3 (3.16%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
8 2 (2.11%) CCNA
8 2 (2.11%) Cisco Certification
9 1 (1.05%) CEH
9 1 (1.05%) SC Cleared
9 1 (1.05%) GSEC
9 1 (1.05%) GIAC
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 50 (52.63%) PCI DSS
2 46 (48.42%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 14 (14.74%) COBIT
4 8 (8.42%) BS25999
5 7 (7.37%) Sarbanes-Oxley
6 1 (1.05%) HIPAA
6 1 (1.05%) ISO/IEC 17799
System Software
1 1 (1.05%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 7 (7.37%) Microsoft
2 2 (2.11%) McAfee
3 1 (1.05%) Oracle
3 1 (1.05%) Sybase
London
Networking People
Posted: 4 days ago
London
DCL Search & Selection
Salary: £60k per year + Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
City of London
Computer Futures
Salary: £60000 - £85000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 13 days ago
England
Computer Futures
Salary: £65000 - £85000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 19 days ago
London
Debenhams
Salary: Competitive plus benefits
Posted: 19 days ago
England
Computer Futures
Salary: £50000 - £75000 per annum + Bonus + Benefits
Posted: 22 days ago
England
Computer Futures
Posted: 22 days ago
England
Computer Futures
Posted: 22 days ago