Period
to 19 March 2019

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in London with a requirement for PCI QSA qualifications. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered over the 6 months to 19 March 2019 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

PCI Qualified Security Assessors (PCI QSA)
England > London
6 months to
19 Mar 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 757 806 772
Rank change year-on-year +49 -34 +88
Permanent jobs citing PCI QSA 6 18 49
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in London 0.010% 0.026% 0.072%
As % of the Qualifications category 0.046% 0.11% 0.30%
Number of salaries quoted 6 14 42
London median annual salary £70,000 £82,500 £32,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -15.15% +153.85% -48.00%
10th Percentile £56,250 £49,700 £28,750
90th Percentile £83,750 £108,000 £89,125
England median annual salary £72,500 £75,000 £60,000
% change year-on-year -3.33% +25.00% -2.04%

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 permanent job vacancies advertised in London with a requirement for academic qualifications or professional certifications.

All Academic and Professional Certifications
London
Permanent vacancies requiring academic qualifications or professional certifications 13,145 15,756 16,539
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in London 21.42% 22.73% 24.16%
Number of salaries quoted 9,727 12,436 13,354
London median annual salary £60,000 £57,500 £55,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +4.35% +4.55% -
10th Percentile £31,250 £31,250 £30,750
90th Percentile £95,000 £91,250 £87,500
England median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year +5.26% +5.56% -3.23%

PCI QSA
Job Vacancy Trend in London

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

Job vacancy trend for PCI QSA in London

PCI QSA
Salary Trend in London

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

Salary trend for PCI QSA in London

PCI QSA
Salary Histogram in London

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing PCI QSA in London over the 6 months to 19 March 2019.

Salary histogram for PCI QSA in London

For the 6 months to 19 March 2019, IT jobs citing PCI QSA also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all permanent job ads across the London region with a requirement for PCI QSA.

1 6 (100.00%) PCI DSS
2 5 (83.33%) CISSP
2 5 (83.33%) CISA
2 5 (83.33%) CISM
2 5 (83.33%) Information Security
2 5 (83.33%) Cybersecurity
2 5 (83.33%) Data Privacy
2 5 (83.33%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 4 (66.67%) Identity Access Management
3 4 (66.67%) Penetration Testing
3 4 (66.67%) Security Architecture
4 1 (16.67%) CRISC
4 1 (16.67%) ISACA
4 1 (16.67%) GSNA
4 1 (16.67%) Retail
4 1 (16.67%) Management Information System
4 1 (16.67%) Telecoms
4 1 (16.67%) Finance
4 1 (16.67%) GIAC
4 1 (16.67%) Risk Assessment
4 1 (16.67%) Internal Audit
4 1 (16.67%) Compliance Management
4 1 (16.67%) GDPR
4 1 (16.67%) Cyber Essentials
4 1 (16.67%) Cyber Essentials PLUS
4 1 (16.67%) ISO 27001 Lead Auditor
4 1 (16.67%) ISO 27001 Lead Implementer
4 1 (16.67%) Creative Thinking
4 1 (16.67%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
4 1 (16.67%) ISMS

PCI QSA
Co-occurring IT Skills in 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:

General
1 1 (16.67%) Finance
1 1 (16.67%) Retail
1 1 (16.67%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 4 (66.67%) Cybersecurity Manager
1 4 (66.67%) Security Manager
2 2 (33.33%) Consultant
3 1 (16.67%) Information Security Consultant
3 1 (16.67%) PCI DSS Consultant
3 1 (16.67%) Security Consultant
Miscellaneous
1 1 (16.67%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
1 1 (16.67%) Management Information System
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (83.33%) Cybersecurity
1 5 (83.33%) Data Privacy
1 5 (83.33%) Information Security
2 4 (66.67%) Identity Access Management
2 4 (66.67%) Penetration Testing
2 4 (66.67%) Security Architecture
3 1 (16.67%) Compliance Management
3 1 (16.67%) Creative Thinking
3 1 (16.67%) Internal Audit
3 1 (16.67%) ISMS
3 1 (16.67%) Risk Assessment
Qualifications
1 5 (83.33%) CISA
1 5 (83.33%) CISM
1 5 (83.33%) CISSP
2 1 (16.67%) CRISC
2 1 (16.67%) GIAC
2 1 (16.67%) GSNA
2 1 (16.67%) IRCA
2 1 (16.67%) ISACA
2 1 (16.67%) ISO 27001 Lead Auditor
2 1 (16.67%) ISO 27001 Lead Implementer
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (100.00%) PCI DSS
2 5 (83.33%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 1 (16.67%) Cyber Essentials
3 1 (16.67%) Cyber Essentials PLUS
3 1 (16.67%) GDPR