Period
to 23 November 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in the Midlands with a requirement for PCI QSA qualifications. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered over the 6 months to 23 November 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

PCI Qualified Security Assessors (PCI QSA)
England > Midlands
6 months to
23 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 392 414 412
Rank change year-on-year +22 -2 +9
Permanent jobs citing PCI QSA 5 7 6
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the Midlands 0.032% 0.039% 0.032%
As % of the Qualifications category 0.14% 0.15% 0.12%
Number of salaries quoted 3 5 5
Midlands median annual salary £62,500 £60,000 £70,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +4.17% -14.29% +19.15%
10th Percentile £45,750 £40,500 £61,250
90th Percentile £77,250 £69,750 £89,250
England median annual salary £75,000 £62,500 £60,000
% change year-on-year +20.00% +4.17% +4.35%

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 the Midlands with a requirement for academic qualifications or professional certifications.

All Academic and Professional Certifications
Midlands
Permanent vacancies requiring academic qualifications or professional certifications 3484 4660 4929
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the Midlands 22.56% 25.69% 26.63%
Number of salaries quoted 2743 3436 3817
Midlands median annual salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
10th Percentile £23,750 £22,750 £22,500
90th Percentile £63,750 £63,750 £65,000
England median annual salary £47,500 £45,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year +5.56% - -

PCI QSA
Job Vacancy Trend in the Midlands

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

Job vacancy trend for PCI QSA in the Midlands

PCI QSA
Salary Trend in the Midlands

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

Salary trend for PCI QSA in the Midlands

PCI QSA
Salary Histogram in the Midlands

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing PCI QSA in the Midlands over the 6 months to 23 November 2017.

Salary histogram for PCI QSA in the Midlands

PCI QSA
Job Locations in the Midlands

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing PCI QSA within the Midlands region over the 6 months to 23 November 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
West Midlands +12 4 £62,500 +4.17% 1
East Midlands - 1 - -
PCI QSA
England

For the 6 months to 23 November 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 Midlands region with a requirement for PCI QSA.

1 4 (80.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 4 (80.00%) PCI DSS
2 3 (60.00%) Cybersecurity
3 2 (40.00%) CyberArk
3 2 (40.00%) Data Privacy
3 2 (40.00%) GDPR
3 2 (40.00%) NIST 800
3 2 (40.00%) Network Security
3 2 (40.00%) CISM
3 2 (40.00%) Finance
3 2 (40.00%) CISSP
3 2 (40.00%) NetIQ
3 2 (40.00%) SC Cleared
3 2 (40.00%) Security Cleared
3 2 (40.00%) Security Architecture
3 2 (40.00%) SailPoint
3 2 (40.00%) Business Development
3 2 (40.00%) Information Security
4 1 (20.00%) Risk Analysis
4 1 (20.00%) Sarbanes-Oxley
4 1 (20.00%) RSA Archer

PCI QSA
Co-occurring IT Skills in the Midlands 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:

Communications & Networking
1 2 (40.00%) Network Security
General
1 2 (40.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 3 (60.00%) Consultant
1 3 (60.00%) Security Consultant
2 2 (40.00%) Cybersecurity Consultant
3 1 (20.00%) Analyst
3 1 (20.00%) IT Analyst
3 1 (20.00%) IT Security Analyst
3 1 (20.00%) Security Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (40.00%) SailPoint
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (60.00%) Cybersecurity
2 2 (40.00%) Business Development
2 2 (40.00%) Data Privacy
2 2 (40.00%) Information Security
2 2 (40.00%) Security Architecture
3 1 (20.00%) Risk Analysis
Qualifications
1 2 (40.00%) CISM
1 2 (40.00%) CISSP
1 2 (40.00%) SC Cleared
1 2 (40.00%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (80.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 4 (80.00%) PCI DSS
2 2 (40.00%) GDPR
2 2 (40.00%) NIST 800
3 1 (20.00%) Sarbanes-Oxley
Systems Management
1 1 (20.00%) RSA Archer
Vendors
1 2 (40.00%) CyberArk
1 2 (40.00%) NetIQ