Period
to 23 November 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in the South West 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 > South West
6 months to
23 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 337 342 349
Rank change year-on-year +5 +7 -9
Permanent jobs citing PCI QSA 2 5 9
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South West 0.019% 0.046% 0.076%
As % of the Qualifications category 0.065% 0.14% 0.25%
Number of salaries quoted 2 4 9
South West median annual salary £62,500 £62,500 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +25.00% -27.27%
10th Percentile £47,500 £45,000 £25,000
90th Percentile £77,500 £80,875 £78,250
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 South West with a requirement for academic qualifications or professional certifications.

All Academic and Professional Certifications
South West
Permanent vacancies requiring academic qualifications or professional certifications 3066 3578 3631
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South West 29.84% 32.80% 30.70%
Number of salaries quoted 2347 2805 2906
South West median annual salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
10th Percentile £23,075 £24,000 £23,750
90th Percentile £62,500 £63,750 £60,000
England median annual salary £47,500 £45,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year +5.56% - -

PCI QSA
Job Vacancy Trend in the South West

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

Job vacancy trend for PCI QSA in the South West

PCI QSA
Salary Trend in the South West

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

Salary trend for PCI QSA in the South West

PCI QSA
Salary Histogram in the South West

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

Salary histogram for PCI QSA in the South West

PCI QSA
Job Locations in the South West

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 West 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
Gloucestershire +32 1 £75,000 +1.69% 1
Bristol -25 1 £50,000 -9.09% 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 South West region with a requirement for PCI QSA.

1 2 (100.00%) PCI DSS
1 2 (100.00%) Information Security
2 1 (50.00%) ISO 27001 Lead Auditor
2 1 (50.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 1 (50.00%) CISSP
2 1 (50.00%) CRISC
2 1 (50.00%) Cybersecurity
2 1 (50.00%) Cyberthreat
2 1 (50.00%) CESG Certified Professional
2 1 (50.00%) Internal Audit
2 1 (50.00%) CISA
2 1 (50.00%) CISM
2 1 (50.00%) Risk Management

PCI QSA
Co-occurring IT Skills in the South West 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:

Job Titles
1 2 (100.00%) Consultant
1 2 (100.00%) PCI DSS Consultant
1 2 (100.00%) Security Consultant
2 1 (50.00%) Information Security Consultant
Miscellaneous
1 1 (50.00%) Cyberthreat
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (100.00%) Information Security
2 1 (50.00%) Cybersecurity
2 1 (50.00%) Internal Audit
2 1 (50.00%) Risk Management
Qualifications
1 1 (50.00%) CESG Certified Professional
1 1 (50.00%) CISA
1 1 (50.00%) CISM
1 1 (50.00%) CISSP
1 1 (50.00%) CRISC
1 1 (50.00%) ISO 27001 Lead Auditor
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (100.00%) PCI DSS
2 1 (50.00%) ISO/IEC 27001