SOC 2 Jobs in England

System and Organization Controls (SOC) 2
UK > England

The table below provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in England requiring SOC 2 skills. It includes a benchmarking guide to the annual salaries offered in vacancies that cited SOC 2 over the 6 months leading up to 16 June 2024, comparing them to the same period in the previous two years.

6 months to
16 Jun 2024
Same period 2023 Same period 2022
Rank 787 814 1025
Rank change year-on-year +27 +211 -151
Permanent jobs citing SOC 2 76 80 161
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in England 0.080% 0.097% 0.11%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 0.61% 0.53% 0.66%
Number of salaries quoted 71 46 78
10th Percentile £42,500 £42,000 £48,750
25th Percentile £47,500 £62,500 £55,625
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £57,500 £77,500 £65,000
Median % change year-on-year -25.81% +19.23% -7.14%
75th Percentile £77,500 £95,000 £85,000
90th Percentile £95,000 £129,375 £92,500
UK median annual salary £57,500 £76,250 £65,000
% change year-on-year -24.59% +17.31% -7.14%

All Quality Assurance and Compliance Skills
England

SOC 2 falls under the Quality Assurance and Compliance category. For comparison with the information above, the following table provides summary statistics for all permanent job vacancies requiring quality assurance or compliance skills in England.

Permanent vacancies with a requirement for quality assurance or compliance skills 12,374 15,129 24,518
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in England 12.95% 18.43% 16.97%
Number of salaries quoted 8,353 7,545 11,941
10th Percentile £26,500 £32,200 £31,250
25th Percentile £36,250 £42,500 £41,250
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £52,500 £57,500 £55,000
Median % change year-on-year -8.70% +4.55% -
75th Percentile £71,000 £76,250 £73,750
90th Percentile £92,500 £93,750 £90,000
UK median annual salary £52,500 £57,500 £55,000
% change year-on-year -8.70% +4.55% +4.76%

SOC 2
Job Vacancy Trend in England

Job postings citing SOC 2 as a proportion of all IT jobs advertised in England.

Job vacancy trend for SOC 2 in England

SOC 2
Salary Trend in England

3-month moving average salary quoted in jobs citing SOC 2 in England.

Salary trend for SOC 2 in England

SOC 2
Salary Histogram in England

Salary distribution for jobs citing SOC 2 in England over the 6 months to 16 June 2024.

Salary histogram for SOC 2 in England

SOC 2
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 2 within the England region over the 6 months to 16 June 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 +84 38 £55,000 -29.03% 35
North of England +20 14 £72,500 -29.27% 1
North West -16 12 £72,500 -29.27% 1
South West - 10 £59,500 -
Midlands -33 7 £57,500 +76.92% 2
South East -44 5 £47,500 -36.67% 6
East Midlands - 5 £57,500 -
Yorkshire - 2 £49,750 -
West Midlands -12 1 £77,500 +138.46% 2
East of England - 1 £57,500 -
SOC 2
UK

SOC 2
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 1 (1.32%) SharePoint
Business Applications
1 1 (1.32%) Payment Gateway
Cloud Services
1 23 (30.26%) Azure
2 20 (26.32%) AWS
3 14 (18.42%) Microsoft 365
3 14 (18.42%) SaaS
4 11 (14.47%) Google Workspace
5 4 (5.26%) Azure Monitor
5 4 (5.26%) Serverless
5 4 (5.26%) WhatsApp
6 3 (3.95%) Amazon CloudWatch
6 3 (3.95%) Amazon ECR
6 3 (3.95%) Amazon ELB
6 3 (3.95%) Amazon GuardDuty
6 3 (3.95%) Amazon Kinesis
6 3 (3.95%) Amazon MSK
6 3 (3.95%) AWS CloudFormation
6 3 (3.95%) AWS Control Tower
6 3 (3.95%) IaaS
6 3 (3.95%) PaaS
6 3 (3.95%) Route 53
6 3 (3.95%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 40 (52.63%) Firewall
2 14 (18.42%) DNS
3 12 (15.79%) Intrusion Detection
4 11 (14.47%) Broadband
4 11 (14.47%) NAS
4 11 (14.47%) Wireless
5 3 (3.95%) Network Security
6 2 (2.63%) VPN
7 1 (1.32%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (3.95%) Amazon RDS
1 3 (3.95%) MongoDB
2 1 (1.32%) Data Warehouse
2 1 (1.32%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 3 (3.95%) GitLab
1 3 (3.95%) Jenkins
General
1 24 (31.58%) Social Skills
2 20 (26.32%) Analytical Skills
3 11 (14.47%) Finance
3 11 (14.47%) Games
4 8 (10.53%) Legal
5 5 (6.58%) Presentation Skills
6 4 (5.26%) Law
7 2 (2.63%) Banking
7 2 (2.63%) Mandarin Language
7 2 (2.63%) Manufacturing
7 2 (2.63%) Public Sector
8 1 (1.32%) Advertising
8 1 (1.32%) Financial Institution
8 1 (1.32%) Inclusion and Diversity
8 1 (1.32%) Influencing Skills
8 1 (1.32%) Organisational Skills
Job Titles
1 13 (17.11%) Consultant
2 11 (14.47%) IT Consultant
3 8 (10.53%) Analyst
3 8 (10.53%) Security Engineer
3 8 (10.53%) Security Manager
4 7 (9.21%) Security Analyst
5 6 (7.89%) Compliance Analyst
5 6 (7.89%) Compliance Manager
5 6 (7.89%) Information Analyst
5 6 (7.89%) Information Security Analyst
5 6 (7.89%) Infrastructure Specialist
5 6 (7.89%) Security Compliance Analyst
6 5 (6.58%) Cybersecurity Engineer
6 5 (6.58%) Infrastructure Engineer
6 5 (6.58%) Infrastructure Security Engineer
6 5 (6.58%) IT Engineer
7 4 (5.26%) Azure Engineer
7 4 (5.26%) Risk Manager
7 4 (5.26%) Technical Manager
8 3 (3.95%) Information Officer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (5.26%) OAuth
1 4 (5.26%) OpenID
1 4 (5.26%) SAML
2 3 (3.95%) ARM Templates
2 3 (3.95%) AWS SAM
2 3 (3.95%) Elastic Stack
3 1 (1.32%) Node.js
Miscellaneous
1 18 (23.68%) Security Posture
2 11 (14.47%) Onboarding
2 11 (14.47%) Video Conferencing
3 6 (7.89%) Data Centre
4 5 (6.58%) Clustering
4 5 (6.58%) Enterprise Storage
4 5 (6.58%) Private Cloud
4 5 (6.58%) Public Cloud
4 5 (6.58%) Security Operations Centre
5 4 (5.26%) Cyber Threat
5 4 (5.26%) Cyberattack
5 4 (5.26%) Management Information System
6 3 (3.95%) Distributed Systems
6 3 (3.95%) Greenfield Project
6 3 (3.95%) Linux Command Line
7 2 (2.63%) Life Science
7 2 (2.63%) Renewable Energy
8 1 (1.32%) Cloud Security Posture
8 1 (1.32%) Self-Motivation
8 1 (1.32%) Web3
Operating Systems
1 20 (26.32%) Windows
2 12 (15.79%) Windows Server
3 11 (14.47%) Mac OS
4 7 (9.21%) Linux
5 3 (3.95%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 1 (1.32%) Mac OS X
6 1 (1.32%) Windows Server 2012
6 1 (1.32%) Windows Server 2016
6 1 (1.32%) Windows Server 2019
Processes & Methodologies
1 38 (50.00%) Cybersecurity
2 28 (36.84%) Problem-Solving
3 25 (32.89%) Information Security
4 20 (26.32%) Vulnerability Scanning
5 19 (25.00%) SIEM
6 17 (22.37%) Data Protection
7 16 (21.05%) Penetration Testing
8 15 (19.74%) Identity Management
9 14 (18.42%) IT Audit
10 12 (15.79%) Business Continuity
11 11 (14.47%) Asset Management
11 11 (14.47%) Data Security
11 11 (14.47%) Identity Access Management
11 11 (14.47%) Infrastructure Engineering
11 11 (14.47%) Mobile Device Management
11 11 (14.47%) Security Operations
12 10 (13.16%) Computer Science
12 10 (13.16%) Fintech
12 10 (13.16%) Project Management
13 9 (11.84%) Vulnerability Management
Programming Languages
1 12 (15.79%) Bash
2 5 (6.58%) PowerShell
2 5 (6.58%) Python
3 1 (1.32%) Java
Qualifications
1 12 (15.79%) CISSP
2 9 (11.84%) Degree
3 8 (10.53%) CISA
4 5 (6.58%) AWS Certification
5 4 (5.26%) CISM
6 3 (3.95%) Azure Certification
6 3 (3.95%) Cisco Certification
7 2 (2.63%) (ISC)2 CCSP
7 2 (2.63%) CCA
7 2 (2.63%) CCSP
7 2 (2.63%) CRISC
7 2 (2.63%) SC Cleared
7 2 (2.63%) Security Cleared
8 1 (1.32%) AWS Certified Solutions Architect
8 1 (1.32%) CCNP
8 1 (1.32%) Computer Science Degree
8 1 (1.32%) GIAC
8 1 (1.32%) ISACA
8 1 (1.32%) Master's Degree
8 1 (1.32%) SANS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 66 (86.84%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 27 (35.53%) Cyber Essentials
3 16 (21.05%) GDPR
4 13 (17.11%) NIST
5 12 (15.79%) PCI DSS
6 11 (14.47%) Cyber Essentials PLUS
6 11 (14.47%) GRC
7 8 (10.53%) SOC 1
8 7 (9.21%) HIPAA
9 4 (5.26%) ISO 9001
9 4 (5.26%) Sarbanes-Oxley
10 3 (3.95%) ITGC
11 2 (2.63%) California Consumer Privacy Act
12 1 (1.32%) COBIT
12 1 (1.32%) ISO 31000
12 1 (1.32%) ISO/IEC 27005
12 1 (1.32%) NCSC
12 1 (1.32%) NIST 800
12 1 (1.32%) SLA
System Software
1 16 (21.05%) VMware Infrastructure
2 13 (17.11%) Active Directory
3 6 (7.89%) Docker
4 3 (3.95%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 11 (14.47%) Single Sign-On
2 6 (7.89%) Kubernetes
2 6 (7.89%) Nessus
2 6 (7.89%) Terraform
3 2 (2.63%) QRadar
4 1 (1.32%) CASB
4 1 (1.32%) Microsoft Intune
4 1 (1.32%) Oracle Identity Management
Vendors
1 26 (34.21%) Microsoft
2 16 (21.05%) VMware
3 12 (15.79%) Google
4 11 (14.47%) Apple
5 6 (7.89%) Cisco
6 2 (2.63%) IBM
6 2 (2.63%) Qualys
6 2 (2.63%) Splunk
7 1 (1.32%) CrowdStrike
7 1 (1.32%) Kenna
7 1 (1.32%) OneTrust
7 1 (1.32%) Oracle
7 1 (1.32%) Rapid7
7 1 (1.32%) ServiceNow
7 1 (1.32%) Tripwire
7 1 (1.32%) Zscaler