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

PCI Qualified Security Assessors (PCI QSA)
UK > England
3 months to
29 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 851 828 882
Rank change year-on-year -23 +54  
Permanent jobs citing PCI QSA 22 100 67
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in England 0.026% 0.11% 0.064%
As % of the Qualifications category 0.11% 0.41% 0.24%
Number of salaries quoted 25 76 44
England median annual salary £60,000 £57,500 £60,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +4.34% -4.16%  
10th Percentile £56,250 £31,250 £43,250
90th Percentile £78,500 £71,250 £91,250
UK median annual salary £60,000 £57,500 £60,000
% change year-on-year +4.34% -4.16%  

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 England.

Academic & Professional Certification
England
Permanent job vacancies requiring academic qualifications or professional certifications 20474 24383 28460
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in England 24.51% 26.47% 27.31%
Number of salaries quoted 33697 42042 46450
England median annual salary £46,750 £47,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -1.57% +5.55%  
10th Percentile £26,250 £26,250 £25,750
90th Percentile £76,250 £72,500 £75,000
UK median annual salary £45,000 £47,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year -5.26% +5.55%  

PCI QSA
Job Vacancy Trend in England

Job postings citing PCI QSA as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in England.

Job vacancy trend for PCI QSA in England

PCI QSA
Salary Trend in England

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

Salary trend for PCI QSA in England

PCI QSA
Salary Histogram in England

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing PCI QSA in England over the 3 months to 29 June 2017.

Salary histogram for PCI QSA in England

PCI QSA
Job Locations in 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 England region over the 3 months to 29 June 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
London -5 14 £70,000 +108.95% 4
South East +38 5 £60,000 -4.00% 1
West Midlands +17 3 £60,000 +12.67%
Midlands +8 3 £60,000 +18.22%
South West -7 2 £60,000 -7.69%
East of England - 2 £60,000 - 1
PCI QSA
UK

For the 6 months to 29 June 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 England region with a requirement for PCI QSA.

1 40 (88.89%) PCI DSS
2 34 (75.56%) CISSP
3 31 (68.89%) Information Security
4 28 (62.22%) Finance
5 26 (57.78%) ISO/IEC 27001
6 16 (35.56%) CISM
7 15 (33.33%) Risk Management
8 13 (28.89%) Risk Assessment
8 13 (28.89%) Cybersecurity
9 10 (22.22%) PA-DSS
10 9 (20.00%) Data Protection
10 9 (20.00%) Data Security
11 8 (17.78%) CESG Certified Professional
11 8 (17.78%) ISO 27001 Lead Auditor
12 7 (15.56%) Presales
12 7 (15.56%) Security Architecture
12 7 (15.56%) COBIT
13 6 (13.33%) CISMP
13 6 (13.33%) Management Information System
13 6 (13.33%) NIST 800
13 6 (13.33%) GDPR
13 6 (13.33%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
14 5 (11.11%) Regulatory Compliance
14 5 (11.11%) Telecoms
14 5 (11.11%) Data Protection Act
15 4 (8.89%) Incident Management
15 4 (8.89%) Security Management
15 4 (8.89%) CISA
15 4 (8.89%) Sarbanes-Oxley
15 4 (8.89%) iPad

PCI QSA
Co-occurring IT Skills in 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:

Business Applications
1 2 (4.44%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 2 (4.44%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 3 (6.67%) Cisco IPT
2 2 (4.44%) Firewall
3 1 (2.22%) Internet
General
1 28 (62.22%) Finance
2 5 (11.11%) Telecoms
3 2 (4.44%) Electronics
3 2 (4.44%) Manufacturing
3 2 (4.44%) Marketing
3 2 (4.44%) Retail
4 1 (2.22%) Banking
4 1 (2.22%) Law
4 1 (2.22%) Legal
4 1 (2.22%) Mandarin Language
Job Titles
1 28 (62.22%) Consultant
2 18 (40.00%) Security Consultant
3 11 (24.44%) Compliance Manager
3 11 (24.44%) Senior Consultant
4 7 (15.56%) Information Security Consultant
4 7 (15.56%) Senior Security Consultant
5 5 (11.11%) Audit Consultant
5 5 (11.11%) Compliance Consultant
5 5 (11.11%) Risk Consultant
6 4 (8.89%) Data Consultant
6 4 (8.89%) Data Protection Consultant
6 4 (8.89%) IT Consultant
6 4 (8.89%) IT Security Consultant
6 4 (8.89%) PCI DSS Consultant
7 2 (4.44%) CISSP Consultant
7 2 (4.44%) Information Manager
7 2 (4.44%) Information Security Manager
7 2 (4.44%) Security Manager
8 1 (2.22%) CISSP Manager
8 1 (2.22%) SQL Analyst
Miscellaneous
1 6 (13.33%) Management Information System
2 5 (11.11%) Data Protection Act
3 4 (8.89%) iPad
4 3 (6.67%) Mobile App
5 2 (4.44%) CESG
6 1 (2.22%) Analytical Skills
6 1 (2.22%) Blog
6 1 (2.22%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 2 (4.44%) Unix
1 2 (4.44%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 31 (68.89%) Information Security
2 15 (33.33%) Risk Management
3 13 (28.89%) Cybersecurity
3 13 (28.89%) Risk Assessment
4 9 (20.00%) Data Protection
4 9 (20.00%) Data Security
5 7 (15.56%) Presales
5 7 (15.56%) Security Architecture
6 5 (11.11%) Regulatory Compliance
7 4 (8.89%) Incident Management
7 4 (8.89%) Internal Audit
7 4 (8.89%) Security Management
8 3 (6.67%) Information Security Management
8 3 (6.67%) Stakeholder Management
9 2 (4.44%) E-Commerce
9 2 (4.44%) GAP Analysis
9 2 (4.44%) ITIL
9 2 (4.44%) ITSM
9 2 (4.44%) Project Management
9 2 (4.44%) Service Management
Programming Languages
1 1 (2.22%) SQL
Qualifications
1 34 (75.56%) CISSP
2 16 (35.56%) CISM
3 8 (17.78%) CESG Certified Professional
3 8 (17.78%) ISO 27001 Lead Auditor
4 6 (13.33%) CISMP
5 4 (8.89%) CISA
6 3 (6.67%) CLAS
6 3 (6.67%) ISEB
7 2 (4.44%) Security Cleared
8 1 (2.22%) CREST Certified
8 1 (2.22%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 40 (88.89%) PCI DSS
2 26 (57.78%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 10 (22.22%) PA-DSS
4 7 (15.56%) COBIT
5 6 (13.33%) GDPR
5 6 (13.33%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
5 6 (13.33%) NIST 800
6 4 (8.89%) Sarbanes-Oxley
Vendors
1 2 (4.44%) SAP
2 1 (2.22%) CA
London
Networking People
Posted: 17 hours ago
London
Networking People
Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum + bonus and benefits
Posted: 17 hours ago
Reading
Computer Futures
Salary: £65000 - £85000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 6 days ago
London
Computer Futures
Salary: £65000 - £85000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 6 days ago
Leeds
Computer Futures
Salary: £65000 - £85000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 6 days ago
Cambridge
Computer Futures
Salary: £65000 - £85000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 6 days ago
Manchester
Computer Futures
Salary: £65000 - £85000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 6 days ago
Stockport, Cheshire
Senitor Associates
Salary: £50000 - £75000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
London
NCC Group
Posted: 19 days ago