Period
to 27 November 2021

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in the City of London with a requirement for GRC skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited GRC over the 6 months to 27 November 2021 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Governance, Risk Management and Compliance (GRC)
Central London > City of London
6 months to
27 Nov 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 233 193 311
Rank change year-on-year -40 +118 +19
Permanent jobs citing GRC 21 12 17
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the City of London 0.34% 0.30% 0.17%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 1.93% 2.53% 1.34%
Number of salaries quoted 16 12 16
10th Percentile £39,125 " £46,875
25th Percentile £51,500 £45,250 £57,500
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £62,500 £67,500 £75,000
Median % change year-on-year -7.41% -10.00% -
75th Percentile £71,563 £84,688 £91,875
90th Percentile £89,375 £105,500 £95,000
Central London median annual salary £62,500 £70,000 £75,000
% change year-on-year -10.71% -6.67% -3.23%

GRC is in the Quality Assurance and Compliance category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all permanent job vacancies advertised in the City of London with a requirement for quality assurance or compliance skills.

All Quality Assurance and Compliance Skills
City of London
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for quality assurance or compliance skills 1,090 474 1,269
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the City of London 17.74% 11.80% 12.71%
Number of salaries quoted 986 406 1,064
10th Percentile £42,500 £43,750 £35,000
25th Percentile £51,250 £48,563 £47,500
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £67,500 £65,000 £65,000
Median % change year-on-year +3.85% - +8.33%
75th Percentile £85,000 £82,500 £81,250
90th Percentile £97,500 £95,000 £95,000
Central London median annual salary £67,500 £65,000 £62,500
% change year-on-year +3.85% +4.00% +4.17%

GRC
Job Vacancy Trend in the City of London

Job postings citing GRC as a proportion of all IT jobs advertised in the City of London.

Job vacancy trend for GRC in the City of London

GRC
Salary Trend in the City of London

3-month moving average salary quoted in jobs citing GRC in the City of London.

Salary trend for GRC in the City of London

GRC
Salary Histogram in the City of London

Salary distribution for jobs citing GRC in the City of London over the 6 months to 27 November 2021.

Salary histogram for GRC in the City of London

For the 6 months to 27 November 2021, IT jobs citing GRC also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all permanent job ads across the City of London region with a requirement for GRC.

1 13 (61.90%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 12 (57.14%) Information Security
3 10 (47.62%) Risk Management
4 9 (42.86%) ISMS
4 9 (42.86%) GDPR
5 8 (38.10%) Finance
6 7 (33.33%) CISM
6 7 (33.33%) Management Information System
7 6 (28.57%) CISSP
7 6 (28.57%) Cybersecurity
8 5 (23.81%) Agile Software Development
8 5 (23.81%) Information Security Management
8 5 (23.81%) Security Management
8 5 (23.81%) Due Diligence
9 4 (19.05%) Incident Management
9 4 (19.05%) NCSC
9 4 (19.05%) NIST
9 4 (19.05%) Social Skills
9 4 (19.05%) IT Audit
9 4 (19.05%) Legal
9 4 (19.05%) Pharmaceutical
9 4 (19.05%) SIEM
9 4 (19.05%) Data Privacy
9 4 (19.05%) Degree
10 3 (14.29%) Data Protection
10 3 (14.29%) Azure
10 3 (14.29%) Project Management
10 3 (14.29%) SQL
10 3 (14.29%) Python
10 3 (14.29%) Remediation Plan

GRC
Co-occurring IT Skills in the City of 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:

Application Platforms
1 1 (4.76%) Appian
1 1 (4.76%) IIS
1 1 (4.76%) SharePoint
Applications
1 2 (9.52%) Microsoft Excel
2 1 (4.76%) Microsoft PowerPoint
2 1 (4.76%) Microsoft Project
Business Applications
1 2 (9.52%) SAP GRC
2 1 (4.76%) Oracle ERP
2 1 (4.76%) Oracle Financials
2 1 (4.76%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
2 1 (4.76%) SAP BPC
2 1 (4.76%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 3 (14.29%) Azure
2 2 (9.52%) Microsoft 365
3 1 (4.76%) AWS
3 1 (4.76%) Power Platform
3 1 (4.76%) PowerApps
Communications & Networking
1 1 (4.76%) Firewall
1 1 (4.76%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (9.52%) NoSQL
1 2 (9.52%) SAP HANA
2 1 (4.76%) Oracle Reports
2 1 (4.76%) Power BI
2 1 (4.76%) SQL Server
2 1 (4.76%) Tableau
Development Applications
1 1 (4.76%) Git (software)
General
1 8 (38.10%) Finance
2 4 (19.05%) Legal
2 4 (19.05%) Pharmaceutical
2 4 (19.05%) Social Skills
3 2 (9.52%) Analytical Skills
3 2 (9.52%) Law
4 1 (4.76%) Banking
4 1 (4.76%) Organisational Skills
4 1 (4.76%) Publishing
4 1 (4.76%) Retail
Job Titles
1 10 (47.62%) Analyst
2 7 (33.33%) Information Analyst
2 7 (33.33%) Security Analyst
3 6 (28.57%) Information Security Analyst
4 2 (9.52%) Architect
4 2 (9.52%) Cybersecurity Architect
4 2 (9.52%) Information Manager
4 2 (9.52%) Information Security Manager
4 2 (9.52%) Risk Manager
4 2 (9.52%) Security Architect
4 2 (9.52%) Security Manager
5 1 (4.76%) Compliance Consultant
5 1 (4.76%) Cybersecurity Analyst
5 1 (4.76%) Governance Analyst
5 1 (4.76%) Governance Manager
5 1 (4.76%) Information Assurance Analyst
5 1 (4.76%) Information Risk Manager
5 1 (4.76%) Lead Security Architect
5 1 (4.76%) Risk Consultant
5 1 (4.76%) Senior Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (4.76%) Oracle Fusion
Miscellaneous
1 7 (33.33%) Management Information System
2 2 (9.52%) Self-Motivation
3 1 (4.76%) Cyber Defence
3 1 (4.76%) FMCG
3 1 (4.76%) Life Science
3 1 (4.76%) PMI
3 1 (4.76%) Private Cloud
3 1 (4.76%) Replication
3 1 (4.76%) Robotics
3 1 (4.76%) Smart Energy
Operating Systems
1 1 (4.76%) Windows
1 1 (4.76%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (57.14%) Information Security
2 10 (47.62%) Risk Management
3 9 (42.86%) ISMS
4 6 (28.57%) Cybersecurity
5 5 (23.81%) Agile Software Development
5 5 (23.81%) Due Diligence
5 5 (23.81%) Information Security Management
5 5 (23.81%) Security Management
6 4 (19.05%) Data Privacy
6 4 (19.05%) Incident Management
6 4 (19.05%) IT Audit
6 4 (19.05%) SIEM
7 3 (14.29%) Data Protection
7 3 (14.29%) Project Management
7 3 (14.29%) Remediation Plan
8 2 (9.52%) ERP
8 2 (9.52%) Identity Access Management
8 2 (9.52%) Information Assurance
8 2 (9.52%) Penetration Testing
8 2 (9.52%) Security Architecture
Programming Languages
1 3 (14.29%) Python
1 3 (14.29%) SQL
2 2 (9.52%) Bash Shell
2 2 (9.52%) PowerShell
3 1 (4.76%) PHP
3 1 (4.76%) R
Qualifications
1 7 (33.33%) CISM
2 6 (28.57%) CISSP
3 4 (19.05%) Degree
4 2 (9.52%) Security Cleared
5 1 (4.76%) APMP
5 1 (4.76%) CISA
5 1 (4.76%) FFIEC
5 1 (4.76%) Oracle Certification
5 1 (4.76%) PMI Certification
5 1 (4.76%) SANS
5 1 (4.76%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 13 (61.90%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 9 (42.86%) GDPR
3 4 (19.05%) NCSC
3 4 (19.05%) NIST
4 2 (9.52%) Sarbanes-Oxley
5 1 (4.76%) Actionable Recommendations
5 1 (4.76%) COSO
5 1 (4.76%) Cyber Essentials
5 1 (4.76%) Cyber Essentials PLUS
5 1 (4.76%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
5 1 (4.76%) PCI DSS
5 1 (4.76%) PMO
5 1 (4.76%) QA
5 1 (4.76%) SLA
Systems Management
1 3 (14.29%) Computer Emergency Response Teams
Vendors
1 2 (9.52%) Microsoft
1 2 (9.52%) SAP
2 1 (4.76%) Alteryx
2 1 (4.76%) Automation Anywhere
2 1 (4.76%) Oracle
2 1 (4.76%) UiPath