GRC Jobs in England

Governance, Risk Management and Compliance (GRC)
UK > England

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in 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 21 February 2024 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

6 months to
21 Feb 2024
Same period 2023 Same period 2022
Rank 507 628 703
Rank change year-on-year +121 +75 -91
Permanent jobs citing GRC 263 373 377
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in England 0.38% 0.38% 0.32%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 2.70% 1.85% 2.04%
Number of salaries quoted 207 310 221
10th Percentile £45,000 £42,400 £45,000
25th Percentile £50,000 £54,500 £52,500
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £65,000 £70,000 £65,500
Median % change year-on-year -7.14% +6.87% +4.80%
75th Percentile £83,875 £82,500 £82,500
90th Percentile £91,250 £93,915 £100,000
UK median annual salary £65,000 £70,000 £67,500
% change year-on-year -7.14% +3.70% +8.00%

All Quality Assurance and Compliance Skills
England

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 England with a requirement for quality assurance or compliance skills.

Permanent vacancies with a requirement for quality assurance or compliance skills 9,725 20,169 18,489
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in England 14.19% 20.42% 15.64%
Number of salaries quoted 7,221 9,331 11,213
10th Percentile £27,965 £32,000 £31,250
25th Percentile £37,500 £42,500 £41,250
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £55,000 £57,500 £55,000
Median % change year-on-year -4.35% +4.55% -
75th Percentile £73,750 £77,500 £73,750
90th Percentile £92,500 £95,000 £90,000
UK median annual salary £55,000 £57,500 £55,000
% change year-on-year -4.35% +4.55% +2.42%

GRC
Job Vacancy Trend in England

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

Job vacancy trend for GRC in England

GRC
Salary Trend in England

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

Salary trend for GRC in England

GRC
Salary Histogram in England

Salary distribution for jobs citing GRC in England over the 6 months to 21 February 2024.

Salary histogram for GRC in England

GRC
Job Locations in England

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing GRC within the England region over the 6 months to 21 February 2024. 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
Jobs
London +147 110 £75,000 +3.24% 47
South East +64 55 £50,500 -10.90% 28
North of England +81 43 £55,000 -4.35% 9
Yorkshire +90 24 £57,500 - 4
Midlands +54 23 £70,000 - 10
West Midlands +53 20 £70,000 -6.67% 8
North West +58 17 £47,500 -13.64% 5
South West +8 12 £65,000 -7.14% 4
East of England +52 11 £65,000 +6.12% 4
East Midlands +9 2 £66,250 +38.74% 2
North East +5 2 £37,500 -
GRC
UK

GRC
Co-occurring Skills and Capabilities in England by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same employment type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 6 (2.28%) Microsoft Exchange
2 4 (1.52%) SharePoint
Applications
1 12 (4.56%) Microsoft Office
2 6 (2.28%) Microsoft Excel
3 5 (1.90%) MS Visio
4 4 (1.52%) Microsoft Project
5 3 (1.14%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 12 (4.56%) SAP GRC
2 11 (4.18%) SAP S/4HANA
3 2 (0.76%) SAP BPC
4 1 (0.38%) SAP ERP
Cloud Services
1 20 (7.60%) Azure
1 20 (7.60%) Microsoft 365
2 10 (3.80%) Power Platform
3 7 (2.66%) SuccessFactors
4 6 (2.28%) Entra ID
5 5 (1.90%) AWS
6 2 (0.76%) OCI
6 2 (0.76%) SaaS
7 1 (0.38%) Azure DevOps
7 1 (0.38%) Cloud Computing
7 1 (0.38%) GCP
7 1 (0.38%) IaaS
7 1 (0.38%) PaaS
7 1 (0.38%) Power Automate
7 1 (0.38%) WhatsApp
Communications & Networking
1 18 (6.84%) Firewall
2 9 (3.42%) Network Security
3 6 (2.28%) Wireless
3 6 (2.28%) Wireshark
4 3 (1.14%) VPN
5 2 (0.76%) Intranet
5 2 (0.76%) TCP/IP
6 1 (0.38%) Cisco IPT
6 1 (0.38%) DNS
6 1 (0.38%) HTTP
6 1 (0.38%) Intrusion Detection
6 1 (0.38%) SAN
6 1 (0.38%) SMTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (3.80%) Power BI
2 9 (3.42%) SAP BW
3 1 (0.38%) Data Warehouse
Development Applications
1 8 (3.04%) JIRA
General
1 76 (28.90%) Finance
2 72 (27.38%) Social Skills
3 24 (9.13%) Analytical Skills
4 20 (7.60%) Law
5 19 (7.22%) Presentation Skills
6 18 (6.84%) Public Sector
7 12 (4.56%) Legal
7 12 (4.56%) Marketing
8 11 (4.18%) Inclusion and Diversity
9 9 (3.42%) Banking
10 6 (2.28%) Retail
11 5 (1.90%) Influencing Skills
12 4 (1.52%) French Language
12 4 (1.52%) Spanish Language
12 4 (1.52%) Telecoms
13 3 (1.14%) Advertising
13 3 (1.14%) Organisational Skills
13 3 (1.14%) Public Speaking
14 2 (0.76%) Pharmaceutical
15 1 (0.38%) Financial Institution
Job Titles
1 74 (28.14%) Analyst
2 57 (21.67%) Security Analyst
3 53 (20.15%) Security Manager
4 43 (16.35%) Senior
5 38 (14.45%) Consultant
6 34 (12.93%) Information Analyst
6 34 (12.93%) Information Security Analyst
7 30 (11.41%) Security Consultant
8 24 (9.13%) Cybersecurity Specialist
8 24 (9.13%) Risk Analyst
8 24 (9.13%) Security Specialist
9 22 (8.37%) Information Security Manager
10 19 (7.22%) IT Manager
11 17 (6.46%) Compliance Analyst
11 17 (6.46%) Information Manager
11 17 (6.46%) IT Security Manager
12 15 (5.70%) Cybersecurity Analyst
12 15 (5.70%) Governance Analyst
13 14 (5.32%) Senior Manager
14 13 (4.94%) Security Risk Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (1.52%) SAP Business Workflow
2 2 (0.76%) CSS
2 2 (0.76%) ModSecurity
2 2 (0.76%) Oracle Fusion
3 1 (0.38%) HTML
3 1 (0.38%) REST
3 1 (0.38%) SailPoint
3 1 (0.38%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 29 (11.03%) Management Information System
2 24 (9.13%) Security Posture
3 21 (7.98%) Cyber Threat
4 10 (3.80%) e-Learning
5 9 (3.42%) Operational Technology
6 8 (3.04%) Self-Motivation
7 7 (2.66%) PMI
8 6 (2.28%) Product Ownership
9 3 (1.14%) CMDB
9 3 (1.14%) Cyber Security Posture
9 3 (1.14%) Data Protection Act
10 2 (0.76%) Client/Server
10 2 (0.76%) Data Structures
10 2 (0.76%) Life Science
10 2 (0.76%) NHS
10 2 (0.76%) Public Cloud
10 2 (0.76%) SCADA
11 1 (0.38%) CESG
11 1 (0.38%) Freedom of Information
11 1 (0.38%) PKI
Operating Systems
1 16 (6.08%) Windows
2 10 (3.80%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 159 (60.46%) Cybersecurity
2 154 (58.56%) Information Security
3 104 (39.54%) Risk Management
4 38 (14.45%) Security Management
5 37 (14.07%) Incident Response
6 36 (13.69%) Roadmaps
7 32 (12.17%) Problem-Solving
8 31 (11.79%) Stakeholder Management
9 28 (10.65%) Data Protection
9 28 (10.65%) Security Operations
10 23 (8.75%) Agile
10 23 (8.75%) ISMS
11 21 (7.98%) Information Security Management
11 21 (7.98%) ITIL
11 21 (7.98%) Vulnerability Management
12 20 (7.60%) Information Security Governance
12 20 (7.60%) Project Management
13 18 (6.84%) Application Security
13 18 (6.84%) Cloud Security
13 18 (6.84%) GAP Analysis
Programming Languages
1 8 (3.04%) PowerShell
2 2 (0.76%) JavaScript
2 2 (0.76%) Kusto Query Language
2 2 (0.76%) Python
3 1 (0.38%) ABAP
3 1 (0.38%) SQL
Qualifications
1 58 (22.05%) CISSP
2 42 (15.97%) CISM
3 35 (13.31%) Degree
4 32 (12.17%) CRISC
5 23 (8.75%) Security Cleared
6 20 (7.60%) CISA
7 15 (5.70%) SC Cleared
8 12 (4.56%) PCI QSA
9 8 (3.04%) CREST Certified
10 7 (2.66%) GIAC
10 7 (2.66%) ISACA
10 7 (2.66%) PMI Certification
11 6 (2.28%) CHECK Team Leader
11 6 (2.28%) CHECK Team Member
11 6 (2.28%) CompTIA Security+
11 6 (2.28%) Cyber Scheme
11 6 (2.28%) OSCP
11 6 (2.28%) Tigerscheme
12 5 (1.90%) ISO 27001 Lead Auditor
13 4 (1.52%) CESG Certified Professional
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 113 (42.97%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 103 (39.16%) NIST
3 39 (14.83%) GDPR
4 30 (11.41%) PCI DSS
5 21 (7.98%) Def Stans
6 20 (7.60%) NCSC
7 19 (7.22%) Cyber Essentials
8 15 (5.70%) Sarbanes-Oxley
9 12 (4.56%) COBIT
10 11 (4.18%) ITGC
11 9 (3.42%) HIPAA
11 9 (3.42%) PMO
12 8 (3.04%) Cyber Essentials PLUS
12 8 (3.04%) NIST 800
12 8 (3.04%) SOC 2
13 6 (2.28%) Actionable Recommendations
14 5 (1.90%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
15 4 (1.52%) HMG Security Policy Framework
15 4 (1.52%) ISO 9001
16 2 (0.76%) IASME
System Software
1 8 (3.04%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 14 (5.32%) CSIRT
2 3 (1.14%) Computer Emergency Response Teams
2 3 (1.14%) Nessus
3 1 (0.38%) RSA Archer
Vendors
1 29 (11.03%) Microsoft
2 18 (6.84%) SAP
3 15 (5.70%) Qualys
4 9 (3.42%) Cadence
4 9 (3.42%) ServiceNow
5 6 (2.28%) CrowdStrike
6 4 (1.52%) Ariba
7 3 (1.14%) OneTrust
8 2 (0.76%) Concur
8 2 (0.76%) Oracle
8 2 (0.76%) Sophos
9 1 (0.38%) Cisco
9 1 (0.38%) Facebook
9 1 (0.38%) Google
9 1 (0.38%) Palo Alto