The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in the East of England with a requirement for PCI QSA qualifications. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered over the 3 months to 25 March 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

3 months to
25 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
PCI Qualified Security Assessors (PCI QSA)
England / East of England
Rank 248 270 264
Rank change year-on-year +22 -6  
Permanent jobs citing PCI QSA 2 5 1
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the East of England 0.033% 0.068% 0.013%
As % of the Qualifications category 0.11% 0.23% 0.045%
Number of salaries quoted 2 5 0
Median salary £60,000 £70,000 -
Median salary % change year-on-year -14.28% -  
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 the East of England.

Academic & Professional Certification
East of England
Permanent job vacancies requiring academic qualifications or professional certifications 1746 2179 2247
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the East of England 28.63% 29.64% 30.23%
Number of salaries quoted 1294 1709 1773
Median salary £43,000 £42,500 £44,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +1.17% -3.40%  
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,500 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £64,100 £60,000 £65,500
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £42,500

PCI QSA
Job Vacancy Trend in the East of England

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in the East of England 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 the East of England

PCI QSA
Salary Trend in the East of England

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

Salary trend for PCI QSA in the East of England

PCI QSA
Job Locations in the East of England

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing PCI QSA within the East of England region over the 3 months to 25 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
Cambridgeshire - 2 £60,000 -
PCI QSA
England

PCI QSA
Top 13 Related IT Skills in the East of England

For the 6 months to 25 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 East of England region with a requirement for PCI QSA.

1 2 (100.00%) CISSP
1 2 (100.00%) Management Information System
1 2 (100.00%) Risk Management
1 2 (100.00%) Finance
1 2 (100.00%) Risk Assessment
1 2 (100.00%) Information Security
1 2 (100.00%) CISMP
1 2 (100.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 2 (100.00%) COBIT
1 2 (100.00%) PCI DSS
1 2 (100.00%) Security Architecture
1 2 (100.00%) CESG Certified Professional
1 2 (100.00%) ISO27002

PCI QSA
Top Related IT Skills in the East of England 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 2 (100.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 2 (100.00%) Audit Consultant
1 2 (100.00%) Compliance Consultant
1 2 (100.00%) Consultant
1 2 (100.00%) Risk Consultant
Miscellaneous
1 2 (100.00%) Management Information System
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (100.00%) Information Security
1 2 (100.00%) Risk Assessment
1 2 (100.00%) Risk Management
1 2 (100.00%) Security Architecture
Qualifications
1 2 (100.00%) CESG Certified Professional
1 2 (100.00%) CISMP
1 2 (100.00%) CISSP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (100.00%) COBIT
1 2 (100.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 2 (100.00%) ISO27002
1 2 (100.00%) PCI DSS