Period
to 28 October 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 28 October 2021 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Governance, Risk Management and Compliance (GRC)
England > London
6 months to
28 Oct 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 525 402 602
Rank change year-on-year -123 +200 +8
Permanent jobs citing GRC 186 65 146
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in London 0.36% 0.33% 0.27%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 2.44% 2.72% 2.06%
Number of salaries quoted 138 35 107
10th Percentile £52,125 £44,350 £50,000
25th Percentile £60,000 £50,000 £60,000
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £73,000 £65,000 £72,500
Median % change year-on-year +12.31% -10.34% +11.54%
75th Percentile £89,375 £84,375 £85,000
90th Percentile £103,750 £107,500 £95,500
England median annual salary £65,000 £61,500 £67,500
% change year-on-year +5.69% -8.89% +3.85%

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 7,628 2,386 7,081
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in London 14.95% 11.96% 12.95%
Number of salaries quoted 4,828 1,957 5,539
10th Percentile £40,000 £41,250 £36,250
25th Percentile £50,000 £50,000 £46,250
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £65,000 £65,000 £60,000
Median % change year-on-year - +8.33% -
75th Percentile £85,000 £82,500 £78,750
90th Percentile £101,250 £97,500 £92,500
England median annual salary £55,000 £55,000 £50,000
% 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 October 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 28 October 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 -58 25 £62,500 -16.67% 7
West London -70 8 £65,000 +8.33% 1
East London -22 2 £72,500 +9.43% 2
North London - 1 - -
GRC
England

For the 6 months to 28 October 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 79 (42.47%) Risk Management
2 77 (41.40%) Information Security
3 70 (37.63%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 67 (36.02%) Cybersecurity
5 57 (30.65%) SaaS
6 52 (27.96%) Azure
7 47 (25.27%) Finance
8 46 (24.73%) SQL
9 37 (19.89%) CISSP
9 37 (19.89%) GDPR
10 33 (17.74%) ISMS
11 32 (17.20%) PCI DSS
11 32 (17.20%) DevOps
12 30 (16.13%) AWS
12 30 (16.13%) Python
12 30 (16.13%) CISM
13 29 (15.59%) Microsoft
13 29 (15.59%) Internal Audit
14 28 (15.05%) Security Management
15 26 (13.98%) Data Warehouse
15 26 (13.98%) Agile Software Development
15 26 (13.98%) Social Skills
16 25 (13.44%) Public Sector
16 25 (13.44%) Security Operations
16 25 (13.44%) Analytical Skills
17 24 (12.90%) NIST
17 24 (12.90%) Data Protection
18 23 (12.37%) Firewall
19 22 (11.83%) Management Information System
19 22 (11.83%) 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 20 (10.75%) Apache Airflow
1 20 (10.75%) Gunicorn
2 2 (1.08%) Elasticsearch
2 2 (1.08%) IIS
2 2 (1.08%) SharePoint
3 1 (0.54%) Appian
3 1 (0.54%) Confluence
Applications
1 16 (8.60%) Microsoft Excel
2 11 (5.91%) Microsoft PowerPoint
3 6 (3.23%) MS Visio
4 3 (1.61%) Microsoft Project
5 1 (0.54%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 5 (2.69%) SAP GRC
2 3 (1.61%) SAP BPC
2 3 (1.61%) SAP CO
2 3 (1.61%) SAP FI
2 3 (1.61%) SAP FI/CO
2 3 (1.61%) SAP S/4HANA
3 2 (1.08%) Oracle ERP
4 1 (0.54%) Elite 3E
4 1 (0.54%) NetSuite
4 1 (0.54%) Oracle Financials
4 1 (0.54%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
4 1 (0.54%) Remedy ITSM
4 1 (0.54%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 57 (30.65%) SaaS
2 52 (27.96%) Azure
3 30 (16.13%) AWS
4 15 (8.06%) Azure Cosmos DB
4 15 (8.06%) Power Platform
5 7 (3.76%) GCP
5 7 (3.76%) Microsoft 365
6 1 (0.54%) Cloud Computing
6 1 (0.54%) Collibra
6 1 (0.54%) Dynamics 365
6 1 (0.54%) IaaS
6 1 (0.54%) PaaS
6 1 (0.54%) PowerApps
6 1 (0.54%) Slack
Communications & Networking
1 23 (12.37%) Firewall
2 5 (2.69%) DMZ
3 3 (1.61%) Network Security
4 2 (1.08%) Broadband
5 1 (0.54%) LAN
5 1 (0.54%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 26 (13.98%) Data Warehouse
2 15 (8.06%) Power BI
3 7 (3.76%) Tableau
4 5 (2.69%) MongoDB
4 5 (2.69%) NoSQL
4 5 (2.69%) SQL Server Analysis Services
4 5 (2.69%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 5 (2.69%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 2 (1.08%) Oracle Reports
5 2 (1.08%) PostgreSQL
5 2 (1.08%) Relational Database
5 2 (1.08%) SAP HANA
6 1 (0.54%) Ataccama
6 1 (0.54%) BusinessObjects Business Intelligence
6 1 (0.54%) Metadata
6 1 (0.54%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 5 (2.69%) Git (software)
2 1 (0.54%) JIRA
General
1 47 (25.27%) Finance
2 26 (13.98%) Social Skills
3 25 (13.44%) Analytical Skills
3 25 (13.44%) Public Sector
4 12 (6.45%) Banking
4 12 (6.45%) Russian Language
5 11 (5.91%) Legal
6 9 (4.84%) Presentation Skills
7 6 (3.23%) Retail
8 5 (2.69%) Manufacturing
9 4 (2.15%) Influencing Skills
10 3 (1.61%) Law
10 3 (1.61%) Pharmaceutical
11 2 (1.08%) Marketing
11 2 (1.08%) Public Speaking
11 2 (1.08%) Publishing
11 2 (1.08%) Telecoms
12 1 (0.54%) Environmental Health
12 1 (0.54%) Organisational Skills
12 1 (0.54%) Polish Language
Job Titles
1 41 (22.04%) Analyst
2 28 (15.05%) Security Manager
3 27 (14.52%) Consultant
4 20 (10.75%) Data Engineer
4 20 (10.75%) Security Consultant
4 20 (10.75%) Senior Data Engineer
5 18 (9.68%) Security Analyst
6 16 (8.60%) Cloud Engineer
7 15 (8.06%) Cloud Infrastructure Engineer
7 15 (8.06%) Infrastructure Engineer
8 14 (7.53%) Information Manager
8 14 (7.53%) Information Security Manager
9 13 (6.99%) Senior Consultant
10 12 (6.45%) Architect
10 12 (6.45%) Information Analyst
10 12 (6.45%) Senior Security Consultant
11 11 (5.91%) Information Security Analyst
11 11 (5.91%) Security Architect
12 10 (5.38%) Information Security Officer
12 10 (5.38%) Security Officer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 20 (10.75%) Kafka
1 20 (10.75%) NumPy
1 20 (10.75%) Pandas
1 20 (10.75%) pytest
1 20 (10.75%) REST
2 6 (3.23%) Middleware
3 5 (2.69%) JSON
3 5 (2.69%) RESTful
3 5 (2.69%) XML
4 2 (1.08%) .NET
4 2 (1.08%) Angular 2
4 2 (1.08%) AngularJS
4 2 (1.08%) Spring
4 2 (1.08%) Spring Boot
5 1 (0.54%) JWT
5 1 (0.54%) OAuth
5 1 (0.54%) Oracle Fusion
5 1 (0.54%) SAML
Miscellaneous
1 22 (11.83%) Algorithms
1 22 (11.83%) Data Structures
1 22 (11.83%) Management Information System
2 20 (10.75%) Cyberthreat
3 15 (8.06%) Greenfield Project
3 15 (8.06%) Linux Command Line
4 6 (3.23%) Cyberattack
4 6 (3.23%) Self-Motivation
5 5 (2.69%) e-Learning
6 3 (1.61%) Reinsurance
6 3 (1.61%) Video Conferencing
7 2 (1.08%) Blog
7 2 (1.08%) Data Protection Act
7 2 (1.08%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
7 2 (1.08%) N-Tier
7 2 (1.08%) Smart Energy
7 2 (1.08%) Social Media
7 2 (1.08%) Taxonomies
8 1 (0.54%) PMI
8 1 (0.54%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 20 (10.75%) Linux
2 4 (2.15%) Windows
3 2 (1.08%) Unix
4 1 (0.54%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 79 (42.47%) Risk Management
2 77 (41.40%) Information Security
3 67 (36.02%) Cybersecurity
4 33 (17.74%) ISMS
5 32 (17.20%) DevOps
6 29 (15.59%) Internal Audit
7 28 (15.05%) Security Management
8 26 (13.98%) Agile Software Development
9 25 (13.44%) Security Operations
10 24 (12.90%) Data Protection
11 22 (11.83%) Artificial Intelligence
11 22 (11.83%) Risk Assessment
12 21 (11.29%) Stakeholder Management
13 20 (10.75%) Clean Code
13 20 (10.75%) Data Engineering
13 20 (10.75%) ITIL
14 18 (9.68%) B2B
14 18 (9.68%) Information Security Management
14 18 (9.68%) Workflow
15 16 (8.60%) Project Management
Programming Languages
1 46 (24.73%) SQL
2 30 (16.13%) Python
3 22 (11.83%) Java
3 22 (11.83%) Kotlin
4 20 (10.75%) Bash Shell
4 20 (10.75%) T-SQL
5 15 (8.06%) PowerShell
6 7 (3.76%) JavaScript
7 2 (1.08%) C#
8 1 (0.54%) PHP
8 1 (0.54%) R
Qualifications
1 37 (19.89%) CISSP
2 30 (16.13%) CISM
3 18 (9.68%) CISA
4 17 (9.14%) Degree
5 7 (3.76%) CRISC
6 5 (2.69%) Microsoft Certification
6 5 (2.69%) SANS
6 5 (2.69%) Security Cleared
7 3 (1.61%) Computer Science Degree
7 3 (1.61%) ISO 27001 Lead Implementer
7 3 (1.61%) PCI QSA
7 3 (1.61%) SC Cleared
8 2 (1.08%) CISMP
8 2 (1.08%) GIAC
8 2 (1.08%) GSNA
8 2 (1.08%) IRCA
8 2 (1.08%) ISO 27001 Lead Auditor
8 2 (1.08%) SAP Certification
8 2 (1.08%) SSCP
9 1 (0.54%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 70 (37.63%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 37 (19.89%) GDPR
3 32 (17.20%) PCI DSS
4 24 (12.90%) NIST
5 22 (11.83%) COBIT
6 10 (5.38%) Sarbanes-Oxley
7 9 (4.84%) Cyber Essentials
7 9 (4.84%) NCSC
8 5 (2.69%) NIST 800
9 4 (2.15%) PSD2
10 3 (1.61%) Actionable Recommendations
10 3 (1.61%) COSO
10 3 (1.61%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
10 3 (1.61%) QA
11 2 (1.08%) Cyber Essentials PLUS
12 1 (0.54%) Data Quality
12 1 (0.54%) ISO 22301
12 1 (0.54%) ISO 9001
12 1 (0.54%) ITGC
12 1 (0.54%) PMO
System Software
1 20 (10.75%) Docker
Systems Management
1 15 (8.06%) Kubernetes
2 12 (6.45%) Opscode Chef
2 12 (6.45%) Puppet
3 5 (2.69%) RSA Archer
4 3 (1.61%) Computer Emergency Response Teams
5 1 (0.54%) Single Sign-On
Vendors
1 29 (15.59%) Microsoft
2 12 (6.45%) ServiceNow
3 7 (3.76%) Oracle
4 6 (3.23%) SAP
4 6 (3.23%) Splunk
5 3 (1.61%) Alteryx
6 2 (1.08%) Remedy
7 1 (0.54%) Automation Anywhere
7 1 (0.54%) Informatica
7 1 (0.54%) JD Edwards
7 1 (0.54%) Qualys
7 1 (0.54%) UiPath