The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in the South East with a requirement for PCI QSA qualifications. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered over the 3 months to 27 June 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

PCI Qualified Security Assessors (PCI QSA)
England / South East
3 months to
27 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 391 428 467
Rank change year-on-year +37 +39  
Permanent jobs citing PCI QSA 5 12 17
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South East 0.034% 0.065% 0.081%
As % of the Qualifications category 0.12% 0.21% 0.26%
Number of salaries quoted 3 10 13
Median salary £60,000 £62,500 £67,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -4.00% -7.40%  
UK excluding London median salary £60,000 £62,500 £65,000
% change year-on-year -4.00% -3.84%  

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 the South East.

Academic & Professional Certification
South East
Permanent job vacancies requiring academic qualifications or professional certifications 4137 5796 6616
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the South East 28.27% 31.38% 31.40%
Number of salaries quoted 3378 4693 5094
Median salary £44,000 £45,000 £44,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -2.22% +2.27%  
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £26,583 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £62,500 £65,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £41,500
% change year-on-year - +2.40%  

PCI QSA
Job Vacancy Trend in the South East

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in the South East 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 the South East

PCI QSA
Salary Trend in the South East

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

Salary trend for PCI QSA in the South East

PCI QSA
Salary Histogram in the South East

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing PCI QSA in the South East over the 3 months to 27 June 2017.

Salary histogram for PCI QSA in the South East

PCI QSA
Job Locations in the South East

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing PCI QSA within the South East region over the 3 months to 27 June 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Hampshire +13 2 £60,000 -11.76%
Oxfordshire - 2 £60,000 -
Surrey - 2 £60,000 -
West Sussex - 2 - -
Kent - 1 £75,000 -
PCI QSA
England

For the 6 months to 27 June 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 South East region with a requirement for PCI QSA.

1 8 (100.00%) CISSP
1 8 (100.00%) PCI DSS
2 7 (87.50%) Information Security
3 6 (75.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 5 (62.50%) Risk Assessment
4 5 (62.50%) Finance
5 4 (50.00%) Management Information System
5 4 (50.00%) Risk Management
5 4 (50.00%) COBIT
5 4 (50.00%) CISMP
5 4 (50.00%) Security Architecture
5 4 (50.00%) CESG Certified Professional
5 4 (50.00%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
5 4 (50.00%) ISO 27001 Lead Auditor
5 4 (50.00%) NIST 800
6 3 (37.50%) CISM
7 2 (25.00%) Firewall
7 2 (25.00%) Project Management
7 2 (25.00%) Unix
7 2 (25.00%) Windows
7 2 (25.00%) Vulnerability Management
7 2 (25.00%) Cybersecurity
7 2 (25.00%) Data Protection
7 2 (25.00%) Cloud Computing
8 1 (12.50%) PA-DSS
8 1 (12.50%) Stakeholder Management
8 1 (12.50%) Data Security

PCI QSA
Co-occurring IT Skills in the South East 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 (25.00%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 2 (25.00%) Firewall
General
1 5 (62.50%) Finance
Job Titles
1 7 (87.50%) Consultant
2 4 (50.00%) Audit Consultant
2 4 (50.00%) Compliance Consultant
2 4 (50.00%) Risk Consultant
3 2 (25.00%) Information Security Consultant
3 2 (25.00%) Security Consultant
4 1 (12.50%) CISSP Manager
4 1 (12.50%) Compliance Manager
4 1 (12.50%) PCI DSS Consultant
4 1 (12.50%) Security Technical Consultant
4 1 (12.50%) Technical Consultant
4 1 (12.50%) Technical Security Consultant
Miscellaneous
1 4 (50.00%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 2 (25.00%) Unix
1 2 (25.00%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (87.50%) Information Security
2 5 (62.50%) Risk Assessment
3 4 (50.00%) Risk Management
3 4 (50.00%) Security Architecture
4 2 (25.00%) Cybersecurity
4 2 (25.00%) Data Protection
4 2 (25.00%) Project Management
4 2 (25.00%) Vulnerability Management
5 1 (12.50%) Data Security
5 1 (12.50%) Stakeholder Management
Qualifications
1 8 (100.00%) CISSP
2 4 (50.00%) CESG Certified Professional
2 4 (50.00%) CISMP
2 4 (50.00%) ISO 27001 Lead Auditor
3 3 (37.50%) CISM
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (100.00%) PCI DSS
2 6 (75.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 4 (50.00%) COBIT
3 4 (50.00%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
3 4 (50.00%) NIST 800
4 1 (12.50%) PA-DSS
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