The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Berkshire with a requirement for PCI QSA qualifications. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered over the 3 months to 29 March 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

PCI Qualified Security Assessors (PCI QSA)
South East / Berkshire
3 months to
29 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 185 - 222
Rank change year-on-year - 0  
Permanent jobs citing PCI QSA 1 0 6
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Berkshire 0.030% - 0.11%
As % of the Qualifications category 0.10% - 0.29%
Number of salaries quoted 1 0 3
Median salary £80,000 - £62,500
UK excluding London median salary £60,000 £67,500 £60,000
% change year-on-year -11.11% +12.50%  

PCI QSA is in the academic qualifications and professional certifications category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all academic qualifications and professional certifications cited in permanent job vacancies advertised in Berkshire.

Academic & Professional Certification
Berkshire
Permanent job vacancies requiring academic qualifications or professional certifications 972 1652 2043
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Berkshire 28.83% 32.94% 37.69%
Number of salaries quoted 703 1285 1368
Median salary £49,000 £52,500 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -6.66% +5.00%  
90% offered a salary of more than £27,000 £32,500 £28,500
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £70,000 £67,500
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £42,500

PCI QSA
Job Vacancy Trend in Berkshire

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Berkshire citing PCI QSA as a proportion of all permanent or contract IT jobs with a match in the Qualifications category.

Job vacancy trend for PCI QSA in Berkshire

PCI QSA
Salary Trend in Berkshire

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

Salary trend for PCI QSA in Berkshire

PCI QSA
Job Locations in Berkshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing PCI QSA within the Berkshire region over the 3 months to 29 March 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
Reading - 1 £80,000 -
PCI QSA
South East

For the 6 months to 29 March 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 across the Berkshire region with a requirement for PCI QSA.

1 1 (100.00%) CISSP
1 1 (100.00%) Stakeholder Management
1 1 (100.00%) Information Security
1 1 (100.00%) PCI DSS

PCI QSA
Co-occurring IT Skills in Berkshire 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:

Job Titles
1 1 (100.00%) Consultant
1 1 (100.00%) PCI DSS Consultant
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (100.00%) Information Security
1 1 (100.00%) Stakeholder Management
Qualifications
1 1 (100.00%) CISSP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (100.00%) PCI DSS