Period
to 23 July 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in the City of London with a requirement for PCI QSA qualifications. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered over the 6 months to 23 July 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

PCI Qualified Security Assessors (PCI QSA)
London > City of London
6 months to
23 Jul 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 325 353 436
Rank change year-on-year +28 +83 +59
Permanent jobs citing PCI QSA 1 23 4
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the City of London 0.010% 0.17% 0.019%
As % of the Qualifications category 0.040% 0.72% 0.076%
Number of salaries quoted 1 22 4
City of London median annual salary £65,000 £33,500 £71,250
Median salary % change year-on-year +94.03% -52.98% -1.72%
10th Percentile £62,500 £31,250 £56,250
90th Percentile £67,500 £37,175 £80,250
London median annual salary £60,000 £39,000 £62,500
% change year-on-year +53.85% -37.60% -3.85%

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 the City of London.

Academic & Professional Certification
City of London
Permanent job vacancies requiring academic qualifications or professional certifications 2507 3209 5245
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the City of London 24.26% 23.85% 24.88%
Number of salaries quoted 2228 2854 4439
City of London median annual salary £55,000 £55,000 £54,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +1.85% +2.86%
10th Percentile £30,000 £32,500 £29,750
90th Percentile £85,000 £85,000 £80,000
London median annual salary £55,000 £55,000 £52,500
% change year-on-year - +4.76% +5.00%

PCI QSA
Job Vacancy Trend in the City of London

Job postings citing PCI QSA as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in the City of London.

Job vacancy trend for PCI QSA in the City of London

PCI QSA
Salary Trend in the City of London

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

Salary trend for PCI QSA in the City of London

For the 6 months to 23 July 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 City of London region with a requirement for PCI QSA.

1 1 (100.00%) Validation
1 1 (100.00%) Information Security
1 1 (100.00%) PCI DSS

PCI QSA
Co-occurring IT Skills in the City of London 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%) Information Security Consultant
1 1 (100.00%) Security Consultant
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (100.00%) Information Security
1 1 (100.00%) Validation
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (100.00%) PCI DSS