Period
to

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 28 May 2022 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Governance, Risk Management and Compliance (GRC)
England > London
6 months to
28 May 2022
Same period 2021 Same period 2020
Rank 658 475 506
Rank change year-on-year -183 +31 +148
Permanent jobs citing GRC 232 143 118
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in London 0.32% 0.40% 0.31%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 1.94% 3.16% 2.53%
Number of salaries quoted 135 116 100
10th Percentile £47,647 £60,000 £43,750
25th Percentile £55,000 £61,250 £46,938
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £70,000 £75,000 £70,000
Median % change year-on-year -6.67% +7.14% -5.08%
75th Percentile £83,750 £87,500 £85,000
90th Percentile £99,750 £100,000 £91,250
England median annual salary £65,000 £65,000 £65,000

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 11,931 4,521 4,656
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in London 16.53% 12.79% 12.36%
Number of salaries quoted 5,348 3,192 3,591
10th Percentile £40,000 £40,000 £38,000
25th Percentile £51,250 £50,000 £47,750
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £65,000 £65,000 £65,000
Median % change year-on-year - - +8.33%
75th Percentile £85,000 £82,500 £80,000
90th Percentile £100,000 £95,000 £95,000
England median annual salary £55,000 £55,000 £55,000
% change year-on-year - - +10.00%

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 28 May 2022.

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 28 May 2022. 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
Central London -33 24 £75,000 +11.11% 5
South London -36 20 £67,500 +8.00%
West London -71 6 - -
East London - 5 £50,000 - 2
North London - 4 - -
GRC
England

For the 6 months to 28 May 2022, 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.

1 156 (67.24%) Information Security
2 122 (52.59%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 119 (51.29%) Cybersecurity
4 114 (49.14%) Risk Management
5 100 (43.10%) NIST
6 93 (40.09%) Finance
7 92 (39.66%) Degree
8 90 (38.79%) CISSP
9 81 (34.91%) CISM
10 71 (30.60%) Stakeholder Management
11 69 (29.74%) Data Protection
12 68 (29.31%) ISMS
13 62 (26.72%) CRISC
14 60 (25.86%) AWS
15 55 (23.71%) Computer Science
16 52 (22.41%) Agile
17 48 (20.69%) Master's Degree
18 46 (19.83%) Computer Science Degree
19 44 (18.97%) Management Information System
20 40 (17.24%) Informatics
20 40 (17.24%) Chemistry
20 40 (17.24%) Biology
20 40 (17.24%) Artificial Intelligence
20 40 (17.24%) Machine Learning
21 33 (14.22%) CISA
22 32 (13.79%) SaaS
23 31 (13.36%) Legal
23 31 (13.36%) Social Skills
24 30 (12.93%) Retail
25 29 (12.50%) Risk Assessment

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 10 (4.31%) SharePoint
2 2 (0.86%) Apache
2 2 (0.86%) IIS
2 2 (0.86%) WebLogic
2 2 (0.86%) WebSphere
Applications
1 12 (5.17%) Adobe Creative Suite
1 12 (5.17%) Adobe XD
1 12 (5.17%) InVision
1 12 (5.17%) Sketch
2 7 (3.02%) Microsoft Office
2 7 (3.02%) MS Visio
3 6 (2.59%) Microsoft Excel
4 5 (2.16%) Microsoft Project
5 1 (0.43%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 8 (3.45%) SAP GRC
2 4 (1.72%) SAP S/4HANA
3 1 (0.43%) NetSuite
3 1 (0.43%) Oracle EBS
3 1 (0.43%) Oracle ERP
Cloud Services
1 60 (25.86%) AWS
2 32 (13.79%) SaaS
3 28 (12.07%) Azure
4 19 (8.19%) BrowserStack
4 19 (8.19%) Sauce Labs
5 12 (5.17%) Figma
6 10 (4.31%) Microsoft 365
7 4 (1.72%) Azure Active Directory
7 4 (1.72%) SuccessFactors
7 4 (1.72%) WhatsApp
8 2 (0.86%) Azure Cosmos DB
8 2 (0.86%) IBM Cloud
9 1 (0.43%) Azure Stack
9 1 (0.43%) OneDrive
9 1 (0.43%) PaaS
9 1 (0.43%) Power Platform
9 1 (0.43%) Yammer
Communications & Networking
1 12 (5.17%) Firewall
2 1 (0.43%) Intranet
2 1 (0.43%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (1.72%) SAP BW
2 2 (0.86%) DB2
3 1 (0.43%) Power BI
Development Applications
1 19 (8.19%) Cypress.io
1 19 (8.19%) Gatling
1 19 (8.19%) JMeter
1 19 (8.19%) Postman
1 19 (8.19%) Protractor
1 19 (8.19%) Selenium
1 19 (8.19%) SpecFlow
1 19 (8.19%) TestCafe
2 2 (0.86%) JIRA
3 1 (0.43%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 93 (40.09%) Finance
2 31 (13.36%) Legal
2 31 (13.36%) Social Skills
3 30 (12.93%) Retail
4 24 (10.34%) Public Sector
5 20 (8.62%) Presentation Skills
6 19 (8.19%) Local Government
6 19 (8.19%) Manufacturing
7 14 (6.03%) Analytical Skills
7 14 (6.03%) Banking
8 13 (5.60%) Influencing Skills
9 9 (3.88%) Organisational Skills
10 6 (2.59%) Games
11 4 (1.72%) Inclusion and Diversity
12 3 (1.29%) Investment Banking
12 3 (1.29%) Telecoms
13 1 (0.43%) Digital Economy
13 1 (0.43%) International Banking
13 1 (0.43%) Law
13 1 (0.43%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 56 (24.14%) Security Manager
2 43 (18.53%) Analyst
3 31 (13.36%) Consultant
4 26 (11.21%) Security Analyst
5 22 (9.48%) Security Consultant
6 19 (8.19%) JavaScript Engineer
6 19 (8.19%) QA Engineer
7 16 (6.90%) Information Analyst
7 16 (6.90%) Information Security Analyst
7 16 (6.90%) Information Security Consultant
8 15 (6.47%) Risk Analyst
8 15 (6.47%) Senior Consultant
9 13 (5.60%) Senior Security Consultant
10 12 (5.17%) Information Manager
10 12 (5.17%) Information Security Manager
11 11 (4.74%) Automation Engineer
11 11 (4.74%) QA Automation Engineer
11 11 (4.74%) Senior Information Security Consultant
12 9 (3.88%) Governance Analyst
12 9 (3.88%) Risk Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 25 (10.78%) .NET
2 19 (8.19%) AngularJS
2 19 (8.19%) React
2 19 (8.19%) REST
2 19 (8.19%) Swagger
3 6 (2.59%) SailPoint
4 2 (0.86%) EJB
4 2 (0.86%) J2EE
4 2 (0.86%) JSP
4 2 (0.86%) LDAP
4 2 (0.86%) Servlets
4 2 (0.86%) Web Services
4 2 (0.86%) XML
5 1 (0.43%) Microsoft Graph
Miscellaneous
1 44 (18.97%) Management Information System
2 14 (6.03%) Enterprise Software
3 12 (5.17%) Self-Motivation
3 12 (5.17%) User Experience
4 8 (3.45%) Cyberattack
5 6 (2.59%) Cyberthreat
5 6 (2.59%) Data Protection Act
5 6 (2.59%) Public Cloud
6 5 (2.16%) PMI
7 4 (1.72%) Blockchain
7 4 (1.72%) Digital Wallet
7 4 (1.72%) Freedom of Information
7 4 (1.72%) Reinsurance
8 3 (1.29%) Driving Licence
8 3 (1.29%) Smart Energy
9 2 (0.86%) Cloud Native
9 2 (0.86%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
9 2 (0.86%) Greenfield Project
9 2 (0.86%) IoT
9 2 (0.86%) Linux Command Line
Operating Systems
1 2 (0.86%) Windows
2 1 (0.43%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 156 (67.24%) Information Security
2 119 (51.29%) Cybersecurity
3 114 (49.14%) Risk Management
4 71 (30.60%) Stakeholder Management
5 69 (29.74%) Data Protection
6 68 (29.31%) ISMS
7 55 (23.71%) Computer Science
8 52 (22.41%) Agile
9 40 (17.24%) Artificial Intelligence
9 40 (17.24%) Biology
9 40 (17.24%) Chemistry
9 40 (17.24%) Informatics
9 40 (17.24%) Machine Learning
10 29 (12.50%) Risk Assessment
11 25 (10.78%) SDLC
12 23 (9.91%) Security Management
13 22 (9.48%) Business Continuity
13 22 (9.48%) Data Loss Prevention
13 22 (9.48%) Information Security Management
13 22 (9.48%) Risk Register
Programming Languages
1 23 (9.91%) C#
2 20 (8.62%) JavaScript
3 19 (8.19%) TypeScript
4 15 (6.47%) SQL
5 8 (3.45%) PowerShell
5 8 (3.45%) Python
6 4 (1.72%) C
6 4 (1.72%) VB.NET
7 3 (1.29%) Bash
8 2 (0.86%) Java
8 2 (0.86%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 92 (39.66%) Degree
2 90 (38.79%) CISSP
3 81 (34.91%) CISM
4 62 (26.72%) CRISC
5 48 (20.69%) Master's Degree
6 46 (19.83%) Computer Science Degree
7 33 (14.22%) CISA
8 13 (5.60%) SANS
9 10 (4.31%) CREST Certified
9 10 (4.31%) Security Cleared
10 9 (3.88%) PMI Certification
10 9 (3.88%) PMP
11 8 (3.45%) CEH
12 6 (2.59%) SC Cleared
13 5 (2.16%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
14 4 (1.72%) CISMP
14 4 (1.72%) GPEN
14 4 (1.72%) GXPN
14 4 (1.72%) OSCE
15 3 (1.29%) ISO 27001 Lead Implementer
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 122 (52.59%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 100 (43.10%) NIST
3 29 (12.50%) GDPR
4 20 (8.62%) PCI DSS
4 20 (8.62%) QA
5 17 (7.33%) SOC 2
6 16 (6.90%) Cyber Essentials
7 10 (4.31%) COBIT
7 10 (4.31%) Cyber Essentials PLUS
8 8 (3.45%) PMO
8 8 (3.45%) Sarbanes-Oxley
9 5 (2.16%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
10 4 (1.72%) HIPAA
10 4 (1.72%) NCSC
11 3 (1.29%) NIST 800
12 2 (0.86%) COSO
12 2 (0.86%) ITGC
12 2 (0.86%) PMBOK
13 1 (0.43%) ISO 31000
13 1 (0.43%) PSD2
System Software
1 6 (2.59%) Active Directory
2 2 (0.86%) NDS
Systems Management
1 6 (2.59%) RSA Archer
2 2 (0.86%) Kubernetes
2 2 (0.86%) NetIQ Identity Manager
2 2 (0.86%) Single Sign-On
Vendors
1 26 (11.21%) Twitter
2 19 (8.19%) Microsoft
3 12 (5.17%) Adobe
4 8 (3.45%) Google
4 8 (3.45%) SAP
5 6 (2.59%) Ariba
5 6 (2.59%) ForgeRock
6 4 (1.72%) Concur
6 4 (1.72%) Facebook
7 3 (1.29%) Oracle
7 3 (1.29%) ServiceNow
8 2 (0.86%) IBM
8 2 (0.86%) NetIQ
8 2 (0.86%) Okta
8 2 (0.86%) Ping Identity
9 1 (0.43%) Alteryx
9 1 (0.43%) Cisco
9 1 (0.43%) JD Edwards
9 1 (0.43%) OneTrust