Period
to 24 July 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 24 July 2021 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Governance, Risk Management and Compliance (GRC)
England > London
6 months to
24 Jul 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 537 481 599
Rank change year-on-year -56 +118 -65
Permanent jobs citing GRC 151 92 157
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in London 0.34% 0.31% 0.27%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 2.36% 2.56% 2.08%
Number of salaries quoted 120 78 122
10th Percentile £55,000 £43,750 £40,025
25th Percentile £61,250 £45,250 £52,813
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £75,000 £68,750 £73,750
Median % change year-on-year +9.09% -6.78% +10.07%
75th Percentile £87,500 £81,250 £88,750
90th Percentile £95,250 £88,750 £96,250
England median annual salary £65,000 £62,500 £68,500
% change year-on-year +4.00% -8.76% +5.38%

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 6,406 3,591 7,566
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in London 14.22% 12.21% 13.14%
Number of salaries quoted 4,006 2,790 6,000
10th Percentile £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
25th Percentile £50,000 £48,250 £46,250
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £65,000 £65,000 £60,000
Median % change year-on-year - +8.33% -
75th Percentile £83,750 £80,000 £78,750
90th Percentile £98,375 £97,500 £93,750
England median annual salary £55,000 £54,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year +1.85% +8.00% -

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 24 July 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 24 July 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 -5 25 £67,500 +35.00% 12
West London -19 9 £65,000 +8.33% 1
East London -2 1 £72,500 +11.54% 4
GRC
England

For the 6 months to 24 July 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 (50.33%) Information Security
2 64 (42.38%) Risk Management
3 59 (39.07%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 55 (36.42%) SaaS
5 48 (31.79%) Cybersecurity
6 43 (28.48%) Azure
7 41 (27.15%) SQL
8 38 (25.17%) Finance
9 37 (24.50%) CISSP
10 34 (22.52%) PCI DSS
11 29 (19.21%) Degree
12 26 (17.22%) Docker
12 26 (17.22%) GDPR
13 25 (16.56%) Python
13 25 (16.56%) REST
14 24 (15.89%) AWS
14 24 (15.89%) CISM
14 24 (15.89%) Public Sector
15 23 (15.23%) Security Operations
15 23 (15.23%) ISMS
16 22 (14.57%) Data Warehouse
17 21 (13.91%) ServiceNow
18 20 (13.25%) DevOps
18 20 (13.25%) Data Structures
18 20 (13.25%) Algorithms
18 20 (13.25%) Kotlin
18 20 (13.25%) Linux
18 20 (13.25%) Java
18 20 (13.25%) Workflow
18 20 (13.25%) Artificial Intelligence

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 17 (11.26%) Apache Airflow
1 17 (11.26%) Gunicorn
2 8 (5.30%) IIS
3 4 (2.65%) SharePoint
4 3 (1.99%) Confluence
4 3 (1.99%) Elasticsearch
5 1 (0.66%) Appian
5 1 (0.66%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 13 (8.61%) Microsoft Excel
2 12 (7.95%) Microsoft PowerPoint
2 12 (7.95%) MS Visio
3 2 (1.32%) Microsoft Project
Business Applications
1 2 (1.32%) Elite 3E
1 2 (1.32%) NetSuite
1 2 (1.32%) Remedy ITSM
1 2 (1.32%) SAP GRC
2 1 (0.66%) Oracle ERP
2 1 (0.66%) Oracle Financials
2 1 (0.66%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
2 1 (0.66%) SAP BPC
2 1 (0.66%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 55 (36.42%) SaaS
2 43 (28.48%) Azure
3 24 (15.89%) AWS
4 8 (5.30%) Azure Cosmos DB
4 8 (5.30%) GCP
5 7 (4.64%) Power Platform
6 3 (1.99%) Cloud Computing
6 3 (1.99%) IaaS
6 3 (1.99%) Microsoft 365
6 3 (1.99%) PaaS
7 2 (1.32%) Dynamics 365
8 1 (0.66%) IBM Cloud
8 1 (0.66%) PowerApps
Communications & Networking
1 16 (10.60%) Firewall
2 4 (2.65%) DMZ
3 3 (1.99%) TCP/IP
4 2 (1.32%) Reverse Proxy
5 1 (0.66%) Internet
5 1 (0.66%) LAN
5 1 (0.66%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 22 (14.57%) Data Warehouse
2 17 (11.26%) SQL Server
3 7 (4.64%) Power BI
4 5 (3.31%) MongoDB
4 5 (3.31%) NoSQL
4 5 (3.31%) SQL Server Analysis Services
4 5 (3.31%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 5 (3.31%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 3 (1.99%) PostgreSQL
5 3 (1.99%) Relational Database
6 1 (0.66%) Oracle Reports
6 1 (0.66%) SAP HANA
6 1 (0.66%) Tableau
Development Applications
1 5 (3.31%) Git (software)
2 3 (1.99%) JIRA
3 1 (0.66%) Bitbucket
General
1 38 (25.17%) Finance
2 24 (15.89%) Public Sector
3 18 (11.92%) Social Skills
4 15 (9.93%) Russian Language
5 11 (7.28%) Analytical Skills
6 8 (5.30%) Manufacturing
7 6 (3.97%) Law
8 5 (3.31%) Banking
8 5 (3.31%) Legal
9 3 (1.99%) Presentation Skills
10 2 (1.32%) Retail
11 1 (0.66%) Aerospace
11 1 (0.66%) Environmental Health
11 1 (0.66%) Influencing Skills
11 1 (0.66%) Investment Banking
11 1 (0.66%) Polish Language
11 1 (0.66%) Publishing
11 1 (0.66%) Retail Banking
11 1 (0.66%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 32 (21.19%) Consultant
2 27 (17.88%) Security Consultant
3 17 (11.26%) Data Engineer
3 17 (11.26%) Senior Data Engineer
4 15 (9.93%) Senior Consultant
5 14 (9.27%) Developer
5 14 (9.27%) Security Specialist
5 14 (9.27%) Senior Security Consultant
6 12 (7.95%) Analyst
6 12 (7.95%) Information Security Specialist
6 12 (7.95%) Information Specialist
6 12 (7.95%) Security Manager
7 10 (6.62%) Cloud Engineer
7 10 (6.62%) Information Security Consultant
8 9 (5.96%) Information Officer
8 9 (5.96%) Information Security Officer
8 9 (5.96%) Security Officer
8 9 (5.96%) Senior Information Security Consultant
9 8 (5.30%) Cloud Infrastructure Engineer
9 8 (5.30%) Infrastructure Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 25 (16.56%) REST
2 17 (11.26%) Kafka
2 17 (11.26%) NumPy
2 17 (11.26%) Pandas
2 17 (11.26%) pytest
3 12 (7.95%) Middleware
4 11 (7.28%) .NET
5 9 (5.96%) .NET Framework
6 8 (5.30%) .NET Core
7 5 (3.31%) JSON
7 5 (3.31%) XML
8 4 (2.65%) RESTful
9 3 (1.99%) Spring
9 3 (1.99%) Spring Boot
10 1 (0.66%) JWT
10 1 (0.66%) OAuth
10 1 (0.66%) Oracle Fusion
10 1 (0.66%) SAML
10 1 (0.66%) TensorFlow
10 1 (0.66%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 20 (13.25%) Algorithms
1 20 (13.25%) Data Structures
2 18 (11.92%) Cyberthreat
3 16 (10.60%) Greenfield Project
4 14 (9.27%) Management Information System
5 8 (5.30%) Linux Command Line
6 7 (4.64%) Public Cloud
7 6 (3.97%) Cyberattack
8 3 (1.99%) Cybercrime
8 3 (1.99%) Reinsurance
9 1 (0.66%) Data Centre
9 1 (0.66%) Data Protection Act
9 1 (0.66%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
9 1 (0.66%) Enterprise Software
9 1 (0.66%) FMCG
9 1 (0.66%) Life Science
9 1 (0.66%) Replication
9 1 (0.66%) Robotics
9 1 (0.66%) Security Operations Centre
9 1 (0.66%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 20 (13.25%) Linux
2 12 (7.95%) Windows
3 8 (5.30%) Windows Server
4 7 (4.64%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 76 (50.33%) Information Security
2 64 (42.38%) Risk Management
3 48 (31.79%) Cybersecurity
4 23 (15.23%) ISMS
4 23 (15.23%) Security Operations
5 20 (13.25%) Artificial Intelligence
5 20 (13.25%) DevOps
5 20 (13.25%) Workflow
6 18 (11.92%) Data Protection
6 18 (11.92%) ITIL
6 18 (11.92%) Security Management
7 17 (11.26%) Clean Code
7 17 (11.26%) Data Engineering
7 17 (11.26%) Data Science
8 16 (10.60%) Agile Software Development
8 16 (10.60%) Configuration Management
8 16 (10.60%) Natural Language Processing
8 16 (10.60%) Presales
9 15 (9.93%) ITSM
9 15 (9.93%) Project Management
Programming Languages
1 41 (27.15%) SQL
2 25 (16.56%) Python
3 20 (13.25%) Java
3 20 (13.25%) Kotlin
4 13 (8.61%) T-SQL
5 10 (6.62%) PowerShell
6 9 (5.96%) Bash Shell
6 9 (5.96%) C#
7 8 (5.30%) PHP
8 5 (3.31%) JavaScript
9 2 (1.32%) VB.NET
9 2 (1.32%) VBScript
10 1 (0.66%) R
Qualifications
1 37 (24.50%) CISSP
2 29 (19.21%) Degree
3 24 (15.89%) CISM
4 19 (12.58%) CISA
5 6 (3.97%) CRISC
6 4 (2.65%) CISMP
7 3 (1.99%) Computer Science Degree
8 2 (1.32%) ISO 27001 Lead Implementer
8 2 (1.32%) MCSE
8 2 (1.32%) Microsoft Certification
8 2 (1.32%) PCI QSA
8 2 (1.32%) SSCP
9 1 (0.66%) Cisco Certification
9 1 (0.66%) GIAC
9 1 (0.66%) GSNA
9 1 (0.66%) IRCA
9 1 (0.66%) Oracle Certification
9 1 (0.66%) PMI Certification
9 1 (0.66%) PMP
9 1 (0.66%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 59 (39.07%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 34 (22.52%) PCI DSS
3 26 (17.22%) GDPR
4 16 (10.60%) COBIT
5 15 (9.93%) NIST
6 11 (7.28%) QA
7 10 (6.62%) Cyber Essentials
8 6 (3.97%) ISO 9001
9 5 (3.31%) ISO 22301
10 4 (2.65%) Sarbanes-Oxley
11 3 (1.99%) Cyber Essentials PLUS
11 3 (1.99%) FedRAMP
12 2 (1.32%) Actionable Recommendations
12 2 (1.32%) SOC 2
13 1 (0.66%) COSO
13 1 (0.66%) ISAE 3402
13 1 (0.66%) ISO/IEC 20000
13 1 (0.66%) PSD2
13 1 (0.66%) SLA
System Software
1 26 (17.22%) Docker
2 7 (4.64%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 18 (11.92%) Kubernetes
2 16 (10.60%) Opscode Chef
2 16 (10.60%) Puppet
3 4 (2.65%) RSA Archer
4 3 (1.99%) Single Sign-On
Vendors
1 21 (13.91%) ServiceNow
2 15 (9.93%) Microsoft
3 7 (4.64%) Google
4 3 (1.99%) Oracle
5 2 (1.32%) JD Edwards
5 2 (1.32%) Remedy
5 2 (1.32%) SAP
6 1 (0.66%) Alteryx
6 1 (0.66%) Atlassian
6 1 (0.66%) Automation Anywhere
6 1 (0.66%) Cisco
6 1 (0.66%) IBM
6 1 (0.66%) Meraki
6 1 (0.66%) Red Hat
6 1 (0.66%) Salesforce.com
6 1 (0.66%) UiPath
6 1 (0.66%) VMware