Period
to 18 January 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 18 January 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

PCI Qualified Security Assessors (PCI QSA)
England > London
6 months to
18 Jan 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 807 760 867
Rank change year-on-year -47 +107 -11
Permanent jobs citing PCI QSA 14 54 34
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in London 0.020% 0.076% 0.040%
As % of the Qualifications category 0.089% 0.32% 0.15%
Number of salaries quoted 10 43 25
London median annual salary £78,750 £32,500 £60,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +142.31% -45.83% -7.69%
10th Percentile £41,000 £28,650 £44,500
90th Percentile £90,000 £88,250 £80,650
England median annual salary £75,000 £53,750 £60,000
% change year-on-year +39.53% -10.42% -

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 15,653 16,870 22,015
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in London 22.26% 23.81% 26.01%
Number of salaries quoted 12,082 13,849 18,129
London median annual salary £56,250 £55,000 £55,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +2.27% - +10.00%
10th Percentile £31,250 £30,000 £30,500
90th Percentile £90,000 £87,500 £85,000
England median annual salary £47,500 £45,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year +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 18 January 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 18 January 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
Central London -45 4 £75,000 +134.38%
PCI QSA
England

For the 6 months to 18 January 2018, 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 London region with a requirement for PCI QSA.

1 14 (100.00%) Information Security
1 14 (100.00%) PCI DSS
2 12 (85.71%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 10 (71.43%) CISSP
4 8 (57.14%) CISM
4 8 (57.14%) Management Information System
4 8 (57.14%) SIEM
5 6 (42.86%) Penetration Testing
5 6 (42.86%) CISA
5 6 (42.86%) Degree
5 6 (42.86%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
6 5 (35.71%) GAP Analysis
7 4 (28.57%) Service Delivery
7 4 (28.57%) Windows
7 4 (28.57%) Linux
7 4 (28.57%) Sarbanes-Oxley
7 4 (28.57%) Telecoms
7 4 (28.57%) Finance
7 4 (28.57%) Legal
7 4 (28.57%) Advertising
7 4 (28.57%) Computer Science
7 4 (28.57%) Network Security
7 4 (28.57%) PKI
7 4 (28.57%) Cybersecurity
7 4 (28.57%) Vulnerability Scanning
7 4 (28.57%) Cyberattack
7 4 (28.57%) IT Audit
7 4 (28.57%) Regulatory Compliance
7 4 (28.57%) GDPR
7 4 (28.57%) Computer Science Degree

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 (14.29%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 4 (28.57%) Network Security
2 2 (14.29%) Firewall
General
1 4 (28.57%) Advertising
1 4 (28.57%) Finance
1 4 (28.57%) Legal
1 4 (28.57%) Telecoms
2 2 (14.29%) Retail
Job Titles
1 6 (42.86%) Security Manager
2 4 (28.57%) Consultant
2 4 (28.57%) Governance Manager
2 4 (28.57%) Security Consultant
3 2 (14.29%) Analyst
3 2 (14.29%) CISSP Consultant
3 2 (14.29%) Information Analyst
3 2 (14.29%) Information Security Analyst
3 2 (14.29%) Information Security Consultant
3 2 (14.29%) IT Governance Manager
3 2 (14.29%) IT Manager
3 2 (14.29%) IT Security Manager
3 2 (14.29%) Operational Security Manager
3 2 (14.29%) Security Analyst
3 2 (14.29%) Security Operations Manager
3 2 (14.29%) Senior Analyst
3 2 (14.29%) Senior Consultant
3 2 (14.29%) Senior Information Analyst
3 2 (14.29%) Senior Security Analyst
3 2 (14.29%) Senior Security Consultant
Miscellaneous
1 8 (57.14%) Management Information System
2 4 (28.57%) Computer Science
2 4 (28.57%) Cyberattack
2 4 (28.57%) PKI
3 2 (14.29%) Data Protection Act
3 2 (14.29%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
3 2 (14.29%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 4 (28.57%) Linux
1 4 (28.57%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (100.00%) Information Security
2 8 (57.14%) SIEM
3 6 (42.86%) Penetration Testing
4 5 (35.71%) GAP Analysis
5 4 (28.57%) Cybersecurity
5 4 (28.57%) IT Audit
5 4 (28.57%) Regulatory Compliance
5 4 (28.57%) Service Delivery
5 4 (28.57%) Vulnerability Scanning
6 2 (14.29%) Compliance Management
6 2 (14.29%) Creative Thinking
6 2 (14.29%) Data Privacy
6 2 (14.29%) E-Commerce
6 2 (14.29%) Information Governance
6 2 (14.29%) Information Security Management
6 2 (14.29%) Internal Audit
6 2 (14.29%) Risk Management
6 2 (14.29%) SABSA
6 2 (14.29%) Security Management
6 2 (14.29%) Vulnerability Management
Qualifications
1 10 (71.43%) CISSP
2 8 (57.14%) CISM
3 6 (42.86%) CISA
3 6 (42.86%) Degree
4 4 (28.57%) Computer Science Degree
5 2 (14.29%) CCIE
5 2 (14.29%) CCIE Security
5 2 (14.29%) CCNA
5 2 (14.29%) CCSA
5 2 (14.29%) Cisco Certification
5 2 (14.29%) CRISC
5 2 (14.29%) GIAC
5 2 (14.29%) GSNA
5 2 (14.29%) IRCA
5 2 (14.29%) ISO 27001 Lead Auditor
5 2 (14.29%) ISO 27001 Lead Implementer
5 2 (14.29%) JNCIA
5 2 (14.29%) SANS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 14 (100.00%) PCI DSS
2 12 (85.71%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 6 (42.86%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
4 4 (28.57%) GDPR
4 4 (28.57%) Sarbanes-Oxley
5 2 (14.29%) COBIT
5 2 (14.29%) Cyber Essentials