The table below looks at the statistics for PCI QSA in IT jobs advertised for the West Midlands region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited PCI QSA over the 3 months to 2 December 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

3 months to
2 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
PCI Qualified Security Assessors (PCI QSA)
Rank 226 216 227
Rank change year-on-year
-10 +11
Permanent jobs citing PCI QSA 1 2 9
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 0.018% 0.039% 0.16%
As % of the Qualifications category 0.072% 0.16% 0.56%
Number of salaries quoted 1 0 5
Median salary £60,000 - £57,500
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 West Midlands region.

Qualifications Category
West Midlands
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Qualifications category
1383 1213 1603
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 24.77% 23.43% 27.93%
Number of salaries quoted 1011 965 1408
Median salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
90% offered a salary of more than £26,375 £25,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £65,000 £57,500
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £42,500

PCI QSA
Jobs Demand Trend in the West Midlands

The demand trend of job ads across the West Midlands 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 West Midlands

PCI QSA
Salary Trend in the West Midlands

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing PCI QSA across the West Midlands region.

PCI QSA Salary Trend in the West Midlands

PCI QSA
Job Locations in the West Midlands

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing PCI QSA within the West Midlands region over the 3 months to 2 December 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
Birmingham -9 1 £60,000 -
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England

PCI QSA
Top 22 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 2 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 West Midlands region with a requirement for PCI QSA.

1 6 (85.71%) CISSP
2 5 (71.43%) Cybersecurity
2 5 (71.43%) CESG Certified Professional
2 5 (71.43%) CREST Certified
2 5 (71.43%) Risk Management
2 5 (71.43%) Penetration Testing
2 5 (71.43%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 5 (71.43%) PCI DSS
3 4 (57.14%) SC Cleared
3 4 (57.14%) Security Cleared
3 4 (57.14%) PA-DSS
3 4 (57.14%) Security Architecture
3 4 (57.14%) Finance
3 4 (57.14%) CISM
3 4 (57.14%) GAP Analysis
3 4 (57.14%) Security Auditing
3 4 (57.14%) Presales
4 3 (42.86%) Management Information System
4 3 (42.86%) Information Security
5 2 (28.57%) iPad
5 2 (28.57%) CLAS
6 1 (14.29%) CESG

PCI QSA
Top Related IT Skills in the West Midlands 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:

General
1 4 (57.14%) Finance
Job Titles
1 7 (100.00%) Consultant
2 6 (85.71%) Security Consultant
3 3 (42.86%) Senior Consultant
3 3 (42.86%) Senior Security Consultant
4 2 (28.57%) IT Consultant
4 2 (28.57%) IT Security Consultant
Miscellaneous
1 3 (42.86%) Management Information System
2 2 (28.57%) iPad
3 1 (14.29%) CESG
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (71.43%) Cybersecurity
1 5 (71.43%) Penetration Testing
1 5 (71.43%) Risk Management
2 4 (57.14%) GAP Analysis
2 4 (57.14%) Presales
2 4 (57.14%) Security Architecture
2 4 (57.14%) Security Auditing
3 3 (42.86%) Information Security
Qualifications
1 6 (85.71%) CISSP
2 5 (71.43%) CESG Certified Professional
2 5 (71.43%) CREST Certified
3 4 (57.14%) CISM
3 4 (57.14%) SC Cleared
3 4 (57.14%) Security Cleared
4 2 (28.57%) CLAS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (71.43%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 5 (71.43%) PCI DSS
2 4 (57.14%) PA-DSS