Period
to 23 October 2021

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in the East of England 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 23 October 2021 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Governance, Risk Management and Compliance (GRC)
England > East of England
6 months to
23 Oct 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 220 128 242
Rank change year-on-year -92 +114 +69
Permanent jobs citing GRC 10 1 24
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the East of England 0.18% 0.056% 0.35%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 1.15% 0.49% 2.12%
Number of salaries quoted 5 1 8
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £85,000 £56,000 £70,000
Median % change year-on-year +51.79% -20.00% +21.74%
England median annual salary £65,000 £60,000 £67,500
% change year-on-year +8.33% -11.11% +3.85%

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 East of England with a requirement for quality assurance or compliance skills.

All Quality Assurance and Compliance Skills
East of England
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for quality assurance or compliance skills 869 203 1,131
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the East of England 15.79% 11.29% 16.53%
Number of salaries quoted 361 157 801
10th Percentile £25,750 £26,250 £27,281
25th Percentile £36,250 £35,428 £32,500
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £47,500 £47,500 £45,000
Median % change year-on-year - +5.56% -
75th Percentile £60,000 £59,000 £58,750
90th Percentile £77,500 £72,750 £70,000
England median annual salary £55,000 £55,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year - +10.00% -

GRC
Job Vacancy Trend in the East of England

Job postings citing GRC as a proportion of all IT jobs advertised in the East of England.

Job vacancy trend for GRC in the East of England

GRC
Salary Trend in the East of England

3-month moving average salary quoted in jobs citing GRC in the East of England.

Salary trend for GRC in the East of England

GRC
Salary Histogram in the East of England

Salary distribution for jobs citing GRC in the East of England over the 6 months to 23 October 2021.

Salary histogram for GRC in the East of England

GRC
Job Locations in the East of England

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing GRC within the East of England region over the 6 months to 23 October 2021. 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
Hertfordshire -66 7 £85,000 +51.79%
Bedfordshire - 2 £89,000 -
Essex - 1 - -
GRC
England

For the 6 months to 23 October 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 East of England region with a requirement for GRC.

1 6 (60.00%) Cybersecurity
1 6 (60.00%) Social Skills
2 5 (50.00%) Security Operations
2 5 (50.00%) Analytics
2 5 (50.00%) Risk Management
2 5 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
3 4 (40.00%) Information Security
3 4 (40.00%) ITIL
3 4 (40.00%) Analytical Skills
3 4 (40.00%) SDLC
4 3 (30.00%) DevOps
4 3 (30.00%) Data Analytics
4 3 (30.00%) SIEM
4 3 (30.00%) Tableau
4 3 (30.00%) Statistics
4 3 (30.00%) Mathematics
4 3 (30.00%) Visualisation
4 3 (30.00%) Data Visualisation
4 3 (30.00%) Splunk
4 3 (30.00%) Microsoft Excel
4 3 (30.00%) Data Modelling
4 3 (30.00%) Business Intelligence
4 3 (30.00%) Stakeholder Management
4 3 (30.00%) Data Analysis
4 3 (30.00%) Power BI
4 3 (30.00%) Experimental Design
4 3 (30.00%) Customer-Centricity
4 3 (30.00%) DevSecOps
4 3 (30.00%) Power Platform
4 3 (30.00%) Data Pipeline

GRC
Co-occurring IT Skills in the East of England 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:

Applications
1 3 (30.00%) Microsoft Excel
Cloud Services
1 3 (30.00%) Power Platform
2 2 (20.00%) AWS
2 2 (20.00%) Azure
2 2 (20.00%) GCP
2 2 (20.00%) Microsoft 365
Communications & Networking
1 2 (20.00%) Firewall
2 1 (10.00%) DNS
2 1 (10.00%) HTTP
2 1 (10.00%) Intrusion Detection
2 1 (10.00%) Network Security
2 1 (10.00%) SMTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (30.00%) Power BI
1 3 (30.00%) Tableau
General
1 6 (60.00%) Social Skills
2 4 (40.00%) Analytical Skills
3 2 (20.00%) Finance
3 2 (20.00%) Pharmaceutical
4 1 (10.00%) Law
Job Titles
1 6 (60.00%) Analyst
2 4 (40.00%) Architect
3 3 (30.00%) Data Analyst
3 3 (30.00%) Security Analyst
4 2 (20.00%) Cybersecurity Architect
4 2 (20.00%) Information Analyst
4 2 (20.00%) Information Security Analyst
4 2 (20.00%) Security Architect
4 2 (20.00%) Security Technical Architect
4 2 (20.00%) Solutions Architect
4 2 (20.00%) Technical Architect
5 1 (10.00%) Senior Analyst
5 1 (10.00%) Senior Security Analyst
5 1 (10.00%) SOC Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (20.00%) AngularJS
1 2 (20.00%) CSS
1 2 (20.00%) HTML
1 2 (20.00%) JSON
1 2 (20.00%) REST
1 2 (20.00%) SOAP
1 2 (20.00%) Twitter Bootstrap
1 2 (20.00%) Web Services
1 2 (20.00%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 2 (20.00%) Biotechnology
2 1 (10.00%) Analytical Mindset
2 1 (10.00%) Cyberthreat
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (60.00%) Cybersecurity
2 5 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
2 5 (50.00%) Analytics
2 5 (50.00%) Risk Management
2 5 (50.00%) Security Operations
3 4 (40.00%) Information Security
3 4 (40.00%) ITIL
3 4 (40.00%) SDLC
4 3 (30.00%) Business Intelligence
4 3 (30.00%) Customer-Centricity
4 3 (30.00%) Data Analytics
4 3 (30.00%) Data Modelling
4 3 (30.00%) Data Pipeline
4 3 (30.00%) Data Visualisation
4 3 (30.00%) Decision-Making
4 3 (30.00%) DevOps
4 3 (30.00%) DevSecOps
4 3 (30.00%) Experimental Design
4 3 (30.00%) SIEM
4 3 (30.00%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 2 (20.00%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 2 (20.00%) (ISC)2 CCSP
1 2 (20.00%) Cisco Certification
1 2 (20.00%) CISSP
1 2 (20.00%) CSSLP
1 2 (20.00%) ISSAP
2 1 (10.00%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (20.00%) GDPR
1 2 (20.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 2 (20.00%) NIST
1 2 (20.00%) PCI DSS
Vendors
1 3 (30.00%) Splunk
2 2 (20.00%) ServiceNow