The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Manchester with a requirement for PCI QSA qualifications. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered over the 3 months to 26 March 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

3 months to
26 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
PCI Qualified Security Assessors (PCI QSA)
North West / Manchester
Rank 196 181 184
Rank change year-on-year -15 +3  
Permanent jobs citing PCI QSA 3 1 1
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Manchester 0.077% 0.030% 0.027%
As % of the Qualifications category 0.33% 0.12% 0.091%
Number of salaries quoted 3 1 1
Median salary £55,000 £80,000 £57,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -31.25% +39.13%  
UK excluding London median salary £60,000 £67,500 £60,000
% change year-on-year -11.11% +12.50%  

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 Manchester.

Academic & Professional Certification
Manchester
Permanent job vacancies requiring academic qualifications or professional certifications 910 827 1103
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Manchester 23.42% 24.52% 29.52%
Number of salaries quoted 688 681 887
Median salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - +3.89%  
90% offered a salary of more than £25,500 £25,200 £24,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £57,500 £65,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £42,500

PCI QSA
Job Vacancy Trend in Manchester

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Manchester citing PCI QSA as a proportion of all permanent or contract IT jobs with a match in the Qualifications category.

Job vacancy trend for PCI QSA in Manchester

PCI QSA
Salary Trend in Manchester

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

Salary trend for PCI QSA in Manchester

PCI QSA
Top 13 Related IT Skills in Manchester

For the 6 months to 26 March 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 Manchester region with a requirement for PCI QSA.

1 4 (100.00%) CISSP
1 4 (100.00%) Presales
2 3 (75.00%) iPad
2 3 (75.00%) Finance
2 3 (75.00%) Information Security
3 1 (25.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 1 (25.00%) Resource Management
3 1 (25.00%) PCI DSS
3 1 (25.00%) Risk Management
3 1 (25.00%) Sarbanes-Oxley
3 1 (25.00%) Identity Access Management
3 1 (25.00%) CLAS
3 1 (25.00%) Data Loss Prevention

PCI QSA
Top Related IT Skills in Manchester 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 3 (75.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 4 (100.00%) Consultant
1 4 (100.00%) Security Consultant
2 3 (75.00%) IT Consultant
2 3 (75.00%) IT Security Consultant
3 1 (25.00%) Lead Security Consultant
Miscellaneous
1 3 (75.00%) iPad
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (100.00%) Presales
2 3 (75.00%) Information Security
3 1 (25.00%) Data Loss Prevention
3 1 (25.00%) Identity Access Management
3 1 (25.00%) Resource Management
3 1 (25.00%) Risk Management
Qualifications
1 4 (100.00%) CISSP
2 1 (25.00%) CLAS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (25.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 1 (25.00%) PCI DSS
1 1 (25.00%) Sarbanes-Oxley