Period
to 13 December 2018

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 13 December 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

PCI Qualified Security Assessors (PCI QSA)
England > London
6 months to
13 Dec 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 774 831 790
Rank change year-on-year +57 -41 +108
Permanent jobs citing PCI QSA 13 19 55
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in London 0.020% 0.026% 0.074%
As % of the Qualifications category 0.090% 0.11% 0.31%
Number of salaries quoted 7 12 41
London median annual salary £77,500 £60,000 £32,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +29.17% +84.62% -45.83%
10th Percentile £56,750 £42,150 £28,750
90th Percentile £91,250 £86,250 £91,250
England median annual salary £73,750 £62,500 £62,500
% change year-on-year +18.00% - +8.70%

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 14,456 16,716 17,982
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in London 21.72% 22.51% 24.30%
Number of salaries quoted 10,806 12,571 14,834
London median annual salary £60,000 £55,152 £55,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +8.79% +0.28% +1.38%
10th Percentile £31,250 £30,750 £31,250
90th Percentile £95,000 £88,750 £87,500
England median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year +5.26% +5.56% -

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 13 December 2018.

Salary histogram for PCI QSA in London

PCI QSA
Job Locations in London

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing PCI QSA within the London region over the 6 months to 13 December 2018. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Past 6 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
South London - 2 - -
PCI QSA
England

For the 6 months to 13 December 2018, 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 12 (92.31%) PCI DSS
2 8 (61.54%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 8 (61.54%) Information Security
3 6 (46.15%) CISA
4 5 (38.46%) Finance
4 5 (38.46%) Cybersecurity
5 4 (30.77%) Data Privacy
5 4 (30.77%) CISM
5 4 (30.77%) CISSP
5 4 (30.77%) Management Information System
6 3 (23.08%) Internal Audit
6 3 (23.08%) Cyber Essentials
7 2 (15.38%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
7 2 (15.38%) GDPR
7 2 (15.38%) Amazon AWS
7 2 (15.38%) SIEM
7 2 (15.38%) ISO 27001 Lead Auditor
7 2 (15.38%) ISO 27001 Lead Implementer
7 2 (15.38%) Information Security Governance
7 2 (15.38%) CA
7 2 (15.38%) Internet
7 2 (15.38%) Information Security Management
7 2 (15.38%) Data Security
7 2 (15.38%) Security Management
7 2 (15.38%) Law
7 2 (15.38%) Mandarin Language
7 2 (15.38%) QA
7 2 (15.38%) Penetration Testing
7 2 (15.38%) Data Protection
8 1 (7.69%) Information Assurance

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:

Cloud Services
1 2 (15.38%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 2 (15.38%) Internet
General
1 5 (38.46%) Finance
2 2 (15.38%) Law
2 2 (15.38%) Mandarin Language
3 1 (7.69%) Games
3 1 (7.69%) Retail
3 1 (7.69%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 4 (30.77%) Consultant
2 3 (23.08%) Security Consultant
2 3 (23.08%) Security Manager
3 2 (15.38%) Analyst
3 2 (15.38%) Compliance Analyst
3 2 (15.38%) Compliance Manager
3 2 (15.38%) Information Security Consultant
4 1 (7.69%) Cybersecurity Consultant
4 1 (7.69%) Cybersecurity Manager
4 1 (7.69%) Information Security Advisor
4 1 (7.69%) PCI DSS Consultant
4 1 (7.69%) Security Advisor
4 1 (7.69%) Service Security Manager
4 1 (7.69%) Team Leader
Miscellaneous
1 4 (30.77%) Management Information System
2 1 (7.69%) Cyberattack
2 1 (7.69%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (61.54%) Information Security
2 5 (38.46%) Cybersecurity
3 4 (30.77%) Data Privacy
4 3 (23.08%) Internal Audit
5 2 (15.38%) Data Protection
5 2 (15.38%) Data Security
5 2 (15.38%) Information Security Governance
5 2 (15.38%) Information Security Management
5 2 (15.38%) Penetration Testing
5 2 (15.38%) Security Management
5 2 (15.38%) SIEM
6 1 (7.69%) Agile Software Development
6 1 (7.69%) Analytics
6 1 (7.69%) Information Assurance
6 1 (7.69%) ISMS
6 1 (7.69%) ITIL
6 1 (7.69%) Risk Analytics
6 1 (7.69%) Risk Assessment
6 1 (7.69%) Vulnerability Management
6 1 (7.69%) Web Development
Qualifications
1 6 (46.15%) CISA
2 4 (30.77%) CISM
2 4 (30.77%) CISSP
3 2 (15.38%) ISO 27001 Lead Auditor
3 2 (15.38%) ISO 27001 Lead Implementer
4 1 (7.69%) CHECK Team Leader
4 1 (7.69%) CREST Certified
4 1 (7.69%) CRISC
4 1 (7.69%) GIAC
4 1 (7.69%) GSNA
4 1 (7.69%) IRCA
4 1 (7.69%) ISACA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 12 (92.31%) PCI DSS
2 8 (61.54%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 3 (23.08%) Cyber Essentials
4 2 (15.38%) GDPR
4 2 (15.38%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
4 2 (15.38%) QA
5 1 (7.69%) Cyber Essentials PLUS
Vendors
1 2 (15.38%) CA