Period
to 12 June 2021

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in England with a requirement for SOC 1 skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited SOC 1 over the 6 months to 12 June 2021 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

System and Organization Controls (SOC) 1
UK > England
6 months to
12 Jun 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 880 842 1059
Rank change year-on-year -38 +217 +87
Permanent jobs citing SOC 1 7 17 18
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in England 0.008% 0.022% 0.014%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 0.061% 0.17% 0.092%
Number of salaries quoted 6 16 18
10th Percentile £67,500 " £51,550
25th Percentile £71,875 £62,500 £61,406
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £90,000 £71,250 £75,000
Median % change year-on-year +26.32% -5.00% -6.25%
75th Percentile £95,000 £81,250 £77,500
90th Percentile " £86,250 £100,875
UK median annual salary £90,000 £71,250 £67,500
% change year-on-year +26.32% +5.56% -15.63%

SOC 1 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.

All Quality Assurance and Compliance Skills
England
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for quality assurance or compliance skills 11,529 10,156 19,469
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in England 12.96% 13.06% 14.64%
Number of salaries quoted 7,779 7,919 14,332
10th Percentile £31,250 £30,200 £28,000
25th Percentile £41,250 £40,000 £37,500
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £55,000 £55,000 £50,000
Median % change year-on-year - +10.00% -
75th Percentile £71,250 £71,250 £67,500
90th Percentile £85,150 £85,000 £83,750
UK median annual salary £52,500 £52,500 £50,000
% change year-on-year - +5.00% -

SOC 1
Job Vacancy Trend in England

Job postings citing SOC 1 as a proportion of all IT jobs advertised in England.

Job vacancy trend for SOC 1 in England

SOC 1
Salary Trend in England

3-month moving average salary quoted in jobs citing SOC 1 in England.

Salary trend for SOC 1 in England

SOC 1
Salary Histogram in England

Salary distribution for jobs citing SOC 1 in England over the 6 months to 12 June 2021.

Salary histogram for SOC 1 in England

SOC 1
Job Locations in England

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing SOC 1 within the England region over the 6 months to 12 June 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
London -27 7 £90,000 +16.13%
SOC 1
UK

For the 6 months to 12 June 2021, IT jobs citing SOC 1 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 England region with a requirement for SOC 1.

1 6 (85.71%) Azure
1 6 (85.71%) AWS
1 6 (85.71%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 4 (57.14%) Fintech
2 4 (57.14%) Terraform
2 4 (57.14%) PCI DSS
2 4 (57.14%) OWASP
2 4 (57.14%) Travis CI
2 4 (57.14%) Consul
2 4 (57.14%) GDPR
2 4 (57.14%) Prometheus
2 4 (57.14%) linkerd
2 4 (57.14%) DevSecOps
2 4 (57.14%) NIST
2 4 (57.14%) SOC 2
2 4 (57.14%) Bash Shell
2 4 (57.14%) BDD
2 4 (57.14%) OSCP
2 4 (57.14%) OSCE
2 4 (57.14%) Redis
2 4 (57.14%) Elasticsearch
2 4 (57.14%) Go
2 4 (57.14%) Docker
2 4 (57.14%) DevOps
2 4 (57.14%) GCP
2 4 (57.14%) Kubernetes
2 4 (57.14%) TDD
2 4 (57.14%) Pair Programming
2 4 (57.14%) Information Security
2 4 (57.14%) Penetration Testing

SOC 1
Co-occurring IT Skills in 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:

Application Platforms
1 4 (57.14%) Elasticsearch
2 1 (14.29%) SAS
Cloud Services
1 6 (85.71%) AWS
1 6 (85.71%) Azure
2 4 (57.14%) GCP
Communications & Networking
1 2 (28.57%) Wireshark
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (57.14%) PostgreSQL
1 4 (57.14%) Redis
Development Applications
1 4 (57.14%) Travis CI
2 2 (28.57%) Metasploit
General
1 1 (14.29%) Finance
Job Titles
1 6 (85.71%) Security Engineer
2 4 (57.14%) AWS Engineer
2 4 (57.14%) AWS Software Engineer
2 4 (57.14%) Cloud Engineer
2 4 (57.14%) Cloud Software Engineer
2 4 (57.14%) DevSecOps Engineer
2 4 (57.14%) Java Engineer
2 4 (57.14%) Java Software Engineer
2 4 (57.14%) Python Engineer
2 4 (57.14%) Python Software Engineer
2 4 (57.14%) Software Engineer
3 2 (28.57%) Cybersecurity Engineer
4 1 (14.29%) Analyst
4 1 (14.29%) Chief Operating Officer
Miscellaneous
1 2 (28.57%) Greenfield Project
2 1 (14.29%) Self-Motivation
Operating Systems
1 4 (57.14%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (57.14%) BDD
1 4 (57.14%) DevOps
1 4 (57.14%) DevSecOps
1 4 (57.14%) Fintech
1 4 (57.14%) Information Security
1 4 (57.14%) OWASP
1 4 (57.14%) Pair Programming
1 4 (57.14%) Penetration Testing
1 4 (57.14%) Software Engineering
1 4 (57.14%) TDD
2 2 (28.57%) Cybersecurity
2 2 (28.57%) Data Loss Prevention
3 1 (14.29%) Risk Assessment
Programming Languages
1 4 (57.14%) Bash Shell
1 4 (57.14%) Go
1 4 (57.14%) Java
1 4 (57.14%) Python
Qualifications
1 4 (57.14%) OSCE
1 4 (57.14%) OSCP
2 1 (14.29%) ACCA
2 1 (14.29%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (85.71%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 4 (57.14%) GDPR
2 4 (57.14%) NIST
2 4 (57.14%) PCI DSS
2 4 (57.14%) SOC 2
3 2 (28.57%) QA
3 2 (28.57%) SOC 3
4 1 (14.29%) ISAE 3402
4 1 (14.29%) SAS 70
System Software
1 4 (57.14%) Docker
2 2 (28.57%) Snort
Systems Management
1 4 (57.14%) Consul
1 4 (57.14%) Kubernetes
1 4 (57.14%) linkerd
1 4 (57.14%) Prometheus
1 4 (57.14%) Terraform