Period
to 29 July 2017

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 29 July 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

PCI Qualified Security Assessors (PCI QSA)
England > London
6 months to
29 Jul 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 811 804 861
Rank change year-on-year -7 +57 +58
Permanent jobs citing PCI QSA 25 79 54
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in London 0.034% 0.096% 0.060%
As % of the Qualifications category 0.15% 0.39% 0.23%
Number of salaries quoted 16 52 32
London median annual salary £62,500 £39,000 £62,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +60.26% -37.60% -3.85%
10th Percentile £52,500 £31,250 £52,625
90th Percentile £75,000 £77,500 £87,500
England median annual salary £60,000 £60,000 £65,000
% change year-on-year - -7.69% +44.44%

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 London.

Academic & Professional Certification
London
Permanent job vacancies requiring academic qualifications or professional certifications 17049 20371 23186
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in London 23.03% 24.78% 25.83%
Number of salaries quoted 12952 17068 18974
London median annual salary £55,000 £55,000 £52,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - +4.76% +5.00%
10th Percentile £30,500 £31,250 £28,750
90th Percentile £87,500 £85,000 £80,000
England median annual salary £45,000 £46,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year -3.23% +3.33% -

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 29 July 2017.

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 29 July 2017. 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 - 9 £72,500 -
Central London +17 1 £65,000 +94.03%
PCI QSA
England

For the 6 months to 29 July 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 London region with a requirement for PCI QSA.

1 24 (96.00%) PCI DSS
2 20 (80.00%) CISSP
3 16 (64.00%) Finance
4 12 (48.00%) Information Security
5 11 (44.00%) CISM
6 10 (40.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
7 9 (36.00%) Data Security
7 9 (36.00%) Risk Assessment
7 9 (36.00%) PA-DSS
8 6 (24.00%) Risk Management
8 6 (24.00%) E-Commerce
8 6 (24.00%) Cybersecurity
9 5 (20.00%) Mobile App
9 5 (20.00%) Telecoms
10 4 (16.00%) Sarbanes-Oxley
10 4 (16.00%) Internal Audit
11 3 (12.00%) GDPR
11 3 (12.00%) CLAS
12 2 (8.00%) HIPAA
12 2 (8.00%) Line Management
12 2 (8.00%) Vulnerability Scanning
12 2 (8.00%) ITIL
12 2 (8.00%) CISA
12 2 (8.00%) Service Delivery
12 2 (8.00%) Agile Software Development
12 2 (8.00%) Penetration Testing
12 2 (8.00%) Data Analysis
12 2 (8.00%) Degree
12 2 (8.00%) COBIT
12 2 (8.00%) 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 16 (64.00%) Finance
2 5 (20.00%) Telecoms
3 1 (4.00%) Legal
Job Titles
1 10 (40.00%) Consultant
1 10 (40.00%) Security Consultant
2 9 (36.00%) Compliance Manager
3 8 (32.00%) Senior Consultant
3 8 (32.00%) Senior Security Consultant
4 4 (16.00%) CISSP Consultant
5 3 (12.00%) Information Security Consultant
6 2 (8.00%) Governance Manager
6 2 (8.00%) Security Manager
6 2 (8.00%) Security Specialist
6 2 (8.00%) Senior Data Warehouse Specialist
6 2 (8.00%) Senior Information Security Consultant
6 2 (8.00%) Senior Manager
6 2 (8.00%) Senior Security Specialist
7 1 (4.00%) Auditor
7 1 (4.00%) CISSP Manager
7 1 (4.00%) GDPR Consultant
7 1 (4.00%) IT Consultant
7 1 (4.00%) PCI DSS Auditor
7 1 (4.00%) PCI DSS Consultant
Miscellaneous
1 5 (20.00%) Mobile App
2 1 (4.00%) iPad
2 1 (4.00%) Virtual Team
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (48.00%) Information Security
2 9 (36.00%) Data Security
2 9 (36.00%) Risk Assessment
3 6 (24.00%) Cybersecurity
3 6 (24.00%) E-Commerce
3 6 (24.00%) Risk Management
4 4 (16.00%) Internal Audit
5 2 (8.00%) Agile Software Development
5 2 (8.00%) Data Analysis
5 2 (8.00%) ISMS
5 2 (8.00%) ITIL
5 2 (8.00%) Line Management
5 2 (8.00%) Penetration Testing
5 2 (8.00%) Service Delivery
5 2 (8.00%) Vulnerability Scanning
6 1 (4.00%) Data Protection
6 1 (4.00%) GAP Analysis
6 1 (4.00%) Identity Access Management
6 1 (4.00%) Presales
6 1 (4.00%) Validation
Qualifications
1 20 (80.00%) CISSP
2 11 (44.00%) CISM
3 3 (12.00%) CLAS
4 2 (8.00%) CISA
4 2 (8.00%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 24 (96.00%) PCI DSS
2 10 (40.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 9 (36.00%) PA-DSS
4 4 (16.00%) Sarbanes-Oxley
5 3 (12.00%) GDPR
6 2 (8.00%) COBIT
6 2 (8.00%) HIPAA