Period
to 9 May 2021

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in 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 9 May 2021 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Governance, Risk Management and Compliance (GRC)
England > London
6 months to
9 May 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 464 523 656
Rank change year-on-year +59 +133 -89
Permanent jobs citing GRC 127 128 123
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in London 0.39% 0.31% 0.21%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 3.30% 2.65% 1.57%
Number of salaries quoted 103 105 99
10th Percentile £54,000 £43,750 £40,000
25th Percentile £61,250 £47,500 £49,375
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £72,500 £70,000 £72,500
Median % change year-on-year +3.57% -3.45% +11.54%
75th Percentile £88,750 £85,000 £88,750
90th Percentile £100,000 £91,250 £96,250
England median annual salary £65,000 £62,500 £65,000
% change year-on-year +4.00% -3.85% +4.00%

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 London with a requirement for quality assurance or compliance skills.

All Quality Assurance and Compliance Skills
London
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for quality assurance or compliance skills 3,852 4,831 7,851
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in London 11.70% 11.62% 13.29%
Number of salaries quoted 2,806 3,750 5,940
10th Percentile £40,000 £37,000 £36,250
25th Percentile £50,750 £47,500 £46,250
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £65,000 £65,000 £60,000
Median % change year-on-year - +8.33% -
75th Percentile £81,250 £80,000 £77,500
90th Percentile £95,000 £95,000 £95,000
England median annual salary £55,000 £53,500 £50,000
% change year-on-year +2.80% +7.00% -

GRC
Job Vacancy Trend in London

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

Job vacancy trend for GRC in London

GRC
Salary Trend in London

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

Salary trend for GRC in London

GRC
Salary Histogram in London

Salary distribution for jobs citing GRC in London over the 6 months to 9 May 2021.

Salary histogram for GRC in London

GRC
Job Locations in London

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing GRC within the London region over the 6 months to 9 May 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
Central London +50 19 £67,500 +17.39% 1
West London +37 6 £65,000 -23.53% 1
South London - 2 £62,500 -
GRC
England

For the 6 months to 9 May 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 London region with a requirement for GRC.

1 76 (59.84%) Information Security
2 53 (41.73%) Risk Management
3 52 (40.94%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 42 (33.07%) Cybersecurity
5 38 (29.92%) PCI DSS
5 38 (29.92%) Finance
6 36 (28.35%) SaaS
7 32 (25.20%) Azure
8 31 (24.41%) CISSP
9 28 (22.05%) Degree
10 27 (21.26%) SQL Server
10 27 (21.26%) Agile Software Development
11 25 (19.69%) .NET
12 23 (18.11%) Management Information System
12 23 (18.11%) Docker
13 21 (16.54%) ITIL
14 20 (15.75%) Microservices
15 19 (14.96%) Kubernetes
15 19 (14.96%) Cyberthreat
15 19 (14.96%) Security Operations
15 19 (14.96%) Public Sector
16 18 (14.17%) GDPR
16 18 (14.17%) C#
16 18 (14.17%) ServiceNow
16 18 (14.17%) .NET Framework
17 17 (13.39%) COBIT
17 17 (13.39%) CISA
18 16 (12.60%) CISM
18 16 (12.60%) Vulnerability Management
18 16 (12.60%) DevOps

GRC
Co-occurring IT Skills in 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 9 (7.09%) IIS
2 5 (3.94%) Apache Airflow
2 5 (3.94%) Gunicorn
3 3 (2.36%) SharePoint
4 2 (1.57%) Confluence
5 1 (0.79%) Elasticsearch
5 1 (0.79%) MS Exchange
5 1 (0.79%) OpenStack
Applications
1 13 (10.24%) Microsoft Excel
1 13 (10.24%) Microsoft PowerPoint
1 13 (10.24%) MS Visio
2 1 (0.79%) Microsoft Project
Business Applications
1 4 (3.15%) SAP CRM
2 2 (1.57%) NetSuite
3 1 (0.79%) Elite 3E
3 1 (0.79%) Remedy ITSM
3 1 (0.79%) Salesforce.com CRM
3 1 (0.79%) Sparx Enterprise Architect
Cloud Services
1 36 (28.35%) SaaS
2 32 (25.20%) Azure
3 13 (10.24%) AWS
4 7 (5.51%) GCP
5 5 (3.94%) Cloud Computing
6 2 (1.57%) Dynamics 365
6 2 (1.57%) IaaS
6 2 (1.57%) IBM Cloud
6 2 (1.57%) Microsoft 365
6 2 (1.57%) PaaS
7 1 (0.79%) Salesforce Service Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 14 (11.02%) Firewall
2 3 (2.36%) TCP/IP
3 2 (1.57%) Internet
3 2 (1.57%) Reverse Proxy
4 1 (0.79%) Unified Communications
Database & Business Intelligence
1 27 (21.26%) SQL Server
2 9 (7.09%) Data Warehouse
3 5 (3.94%) Big Data
4 4 (3.15%) Tableau
5 1 (0.79%) PostgreSQL
5 1 (0.79%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 3 (2.36%) JIRA
2 1 (0.79%) Bitbucket
General
1 38 (29.92%) Finance
2 19 (14.96%) Public Sector
3 15 (11.81%) Social Skills
4 9 (7.09%) Banking
5 8 (6.30%) Legal
6 7 (5.51%) Presentation Skills
7 4 (3.15%) Law
7 4 (3.15%) Manufacturing
7 4 (3.15%) Russian Language
8 2 (1.57%) Investment Banking
8 2 (1.57%) Retail Banking
9 1 (0.79%) Aerospace
9 1 (0.79%) Analytical Skills
9 1 (0.79%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 24 (18.90%) Consultant
2 19 (14.96%) Security Consultant
3 18 (14.17%) Developer
4 16 (12.60%) Security Specialist
5 14 (11.02%) Information Security Specialist
5 14 (11.02%) Information Specialist
6 11 (8.66%) Head of Information
6 11 (8.66%) Head of Information Security
6 11 (8.66%) Head of Security
7 9 (7.09%) .NET Developer
7 9 (7.09%) Analyst
7 9 (7.09%) C# Developer
7 9 (7.09%) Cloud Developer
7 9 (7.09%) Information Security Consultant
7 9 (7.09%) Security Manager
7 9 (7.09%) Senior Consultant
8 8 (6.30%) Head of Support
8 8 (6.30%) Information Assurance Specialist
8 8 (6.30%) SaaS Developer
8 8 (6.30%) Senior Security Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 25 (19.69%) .NET
2 18 (14.17%) .NET Framework
3 14 (11.02%) REST
4 13 (10.24%) Middleware
5 8 (6.30%) .NET Core
6 5 (3.94%) Kafka
6 5 (3.94%) NumPy
6 5 (3.94%) Pandas
6 5 (3.94%) pytest
7 1 (0.79%) Apache Thrift
7 1 (0.79%) SOAP
7 1 (0.79%) Spring
7 1 (0.79%) Spring Boot
7 1 (0.79%) TensorFlow
7 1 (0.79%) Velocity
7 1 (0.79%) Web Services
7 1 (0.79%) WSDL
Miscellaneous
1 23 (18.11%) Management Information System
2 19 (14.96%) Cyberthreat
3 8 (6.30%) Greenfield Project
4 7 (5.51%) Public Cloud
5 6 (4.72%) Algorithms
5 6 (4.72%) Data Structures
6 4 (3.15%) User Experience
7 3 (2.36%) Cyberattack
7 3 (2.36%) Cybercrime
8 2 (1.57%) Data Protection Act
9 1 (0.79%) Enterprise Software
9 1 (0.79%) Enterprise Storage
9 1 (0.79%) Internet of Things
9 1 (0.79%) IVR
9 1 (0.79%) Mobile App
9 1 (0.79%) N-Tier
9 1 (0.79%) Reinsurance
9 1 (0.79%) Security Operations Centre
9 1 (0.79%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 13 (10.24%) Windows
2 9 (7.09%) Windows Server
3 8 (6.30%) Linux
4 5 (3.94%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 76 (59.84%) Information Security
2 53 (41.73%) Risk Management
3 42 (33.07%) Cybersecurity
4 27 (21.26%) Agile Software Development
5 21 (16.54%) ITIL
6 20 (15.75%) Microservices
7 19 (14.96%) Security Operations
8 16 (12.60%) DevOps
8 16 (12.60%) Vulnerability Management
9 15 (11.81%) ITSM
10 14 (11.02%) CRM
10 14 (11.02%) Data Protection
10 14 (11.02%) Internal Audit
10 14 (11.02%) Stakeholder Management
11 13 (10.24%) Data Privacy
12 12 (9.45%) Data Security
12 12 (9.45%) SIEM
13 11 (8.66%) Presales
13 11 (8.66%) Project Management
14 10 (7.87%) ISMS
Programming Languages
1 18 (14.17%) C#
2 15 (11.81%) SQL
3 11 (8.66%) Java
4 9 (7.09%) PHP
4 9 (7.09%) Python
5 6 (4.72%) Kotlin
6 2 (1.57%) JavaScript
6 2 (1.57%) PowerShell
6 2 (1.57%) VB.NET
6 2 (1.57%) VBScript
7 1 (0.79%) C
Qualifications
1 31 (24.41%) CISSP
2 28 (22.05%) Degree
3 17 (13.39%) CISA
4 16 (12.60%) CISM
5 3 (2.36%) CISMP
5 3 (2.36%) Computer Science Degree
5 3 (2.36%) CRISC
5 3 (2.36%) ISO 27001 Lead Auditor
5 3 (2.36%) ISO 27001 Lead Implementer
6 2 (1.57%) MCSE
6 2 (1.57%) Microsoft Certification
7 1 (0.79%) (ISC)2 CCSP
7 1 (0.79%) Cisco Certification
7 1 (0.79%) IIBA
7 1 (0.79%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
7 1 (0.79%) PCI QSA
7 1 (0.79%) PMI Certification
7 1 (0.79%) PMP
7 1 (0.79%) SC Cleared
7 1 (0.79%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 52 (40.94%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 38 (29.92%) PCI DSS
3 18 (14.17%) GDPR
4 17 (13.39%) COBIT
5 14 (11.02%) NIST
6 11 (8.66%) QA
7 7 (5.51%) Cyber Essentials
8 5 (3.94%) ISO 9001
9 4 (3.15%) ISO 22301
10 3 (2.36%) Cyber Essentials PLUS
10 3 (2.36%) FedRAMP
10 3 (2.36%) Sarbanes-Oxley
11 2 (1.57%) SOC 2
12 1 (0.79%) ISAE 3402
12 1 (0.79%) ISO/IEC 20000
System Software
1 23 (18.11%) Docker
2 7 (5.51%) Active Directory
3 1 (0.79%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 19 (14.96%) Kubernetes
2 5 (3.94%) Opscode Chef
2 5 (3.94%) Puppet
3 2 (1.57%) Single Sign-On
4 1 (0.79%) RSA Archer
Vendors
1 18 (14.17%) ServiceNow
2 7 (5.51%) Google
3 6 (4.72%) Microsoft
4 4 (3.15%) SAP
5 3 (2.36%) Salesforce.com
6 2 (1.57%) IBM
6 2 (1.57%) JD Edwards
6 2 (1.57%) VMware
7 1 (0.79%) Atlassian
7 1 (0.79%) BiZZdesign
7 1 (0.79%) Cisco
7 1 (0.79%) Citrix
7 1 (0.79%) Genesys
7 1 (0.79%) Meraki
7 1 (0.79%) Oracle
7 1 (0.79%) Pega
7 1 (0.79%) Red Hat
7 1 (0.79%) Remedy
7 1 (0.79%) Sparx