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The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in London with a requirement for SOC 1 skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited SOC 1 over the 6 months to 29 June 2022 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

System and Organization Controls (SOC) 1
England > London
6 months to
29 Jun 2022
Same period 2021 Same period 2020
Rank 863 667 595
Rank change year-on-year -196 -72 +142
Permanent jobs citing SOC 1 51 7 6
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in London 0.067% 0.017% 0.018%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 0.41% 0.12% 0.15%
Number of salaries quoted 22 6 5
10th Percentile - £67,500 -
25th Percentile - £71,875 £73,750
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £65,000 £90,000 £77,500
Median % change year-on-year -27.78% +16.13% +3.33%
75th Percentile - £95,000 £81,250
90th Percentile - - -
England median annual salary £65,000 £90,000 £77,500
% change year-on-year -27.78% +16.13% +3.33%

SOC 1 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 12,459 5,682 4,042
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in London 16.46% 13.82% 12.19%
Number of salaries quoted 5,476 3,656 3,143
10th Percentile £37,500 £40,000 £39,000
25th Percentile £50,000 £50,000 £48,750
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £65,000 £65,000 £65,000
Median % change year-on-year - - +6.56%
75th Percentile £85,000 £82,500 £80,000
90th Percentile £100,000 £95,000 £96,250
England median annual salary £55,000 £55,000 £55,000
% change year-on-year - - +10.00%

SOC 1
Job Vacancy Trend in London

Job postings citing SOC 1 as a proportion of all IT jobs advertised in London.

Job vacancy trend for SOC 1 in London

SOC 1
Salary Trend in London

3-month moving average salary quoted in jobs citing SOC 1 in London.

Salary trend for SOC 1 in London

For the 6 months to 29 June 2022, IT jobs citing SOC 1 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 SOC 1.

1 51 (100.00%) SOC 2
2 42 (82.35%) Social Skills
2 42 (82.35%) ITIL
3 33 (64.71%) Finance
4 30 (58.82%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 27 (52.94%) CISM
5 27 (52.94%) CISSP
6 22 (43.14%) Agile
7 20 (39.22%) COBIT
7 20 (39.22%) Risk Analysis
7 20 (39.22%) COSO
7 20 (39.22%) Sarbanes-Oxley
7 20 (39.22%) CISA
7 20 (39.22%) Risk Register
7 20 (39.22%) ITGC
8 19 (37.25%) Project Management
8 19 (37.25%) Service Management
8 19 (37.25%) ITSM
8 19 (37.25%) Service Delivery
8 19 (37.25%) Microsoft 365
9 17 (33.33%) ITIL Certification
10 15 (29.41%) AWS
11 14 (27.45%) Agile Project Management
11 14 (27.45%) Statistics
11 14 (27.45%) Stakeholder Management
11 14 (27.45%) BCP
11 14 (27.45%) GAP Analysis
11 14 (27.45%) Blockchain
11 14 (27.45%) Internal Audit
11 14 (27.45%) Documentation Skills

SOC 1
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:

Cloud Services
1 19 (37.25%) Microsoft 365
2 15 (29.41%) AWS
3 12 (23.53%) SaaS
4 7 (13.73%) Amazon CloudWatch
4 7 (13.73%) Amazon EKS
4 7 (13.73%) Amazon GuardDuty
4 7 (13.73%) AWS CloudTrail
4 7 (13.73%) Cloud Computing
5 5 (9.80%) IaaS
5 5 (9.80%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 5 (9.80%) DNS
1 5 (9.80%) TCP/IP
2 1 (1.96%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (9.80%) MySQL
General
1 42 (82.35%) Social Skills
2 33 (64.71%) Finance
3 14 (27.45%) Documentation Skills
4 7 (13.73%) Legal
4 7 (13.73%) Organisational Skills
5 5 (9.80%) Billing
Job Titles
1 17 (33.33%) Analyst
2 14 (27.45%) IT Manager
2 14 (27.45%) IT Services Manager
3 10 (19.61%) Service Analyst
4 7 (13.73%) Auditor
4 7 (13.73%) Business Process Analyst
4 7 (13.73%) Head of Information
4 7 (13.73%) Head of Information Security
4 7 (13.73%) Head of Security
4 7 (13.73%) IT Auditor
4 7 (13.73%) Junior
4 7 (13.73%) Junior Analyst
4 7 (13.73%) Junior Business Process Analyst
4 7 (13.73%) Junior Process Analyst
4 7 (13.73%) Process Analyst
4 7 (13.73%) Product Analyst
4 7 (13.73%) Service Delivery Analyst
5 5 (9.80%) Service Desk Team Leader
5 5 (9.80%) Team Leader
6 3 (5.88%) Operations Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (9.80%) LDAP
Miscellaneous
1 14 (27.45%) Blockchain
2 5 (9.80%) Virtual Team
3 3 (5.88%) Self-Motivation
Operating Systems
1 9 (17.65%) Linux
1 9 (17.65%) Windows
2 5 (9.80%) Windows Server
2 5 (9.80%) Windows Server 2016
Processes & Methodologies
1 42 (82.35%) ITIL
2 22 (43.14%) Agile
3 20 (39.22%) Risk Analysis
3 20 (39.22%) Risk Register
4 19 (37.25%) ITSM
4 19 (37.25%) Project Management
4 19 (37.25%) Service Delivery
4 19 (37.25%) Service Management
5 14 (27.45%) Agile Project Management
5 14 (27.45%) BCP
5 14 (27.45%) GAP Analysis
5 14 (27.45%) Internal Audit
5 14 (27.45%) Stakeholder Management
5 14 (27.45%) Statistics
6 12 (23.53%) Asset Management
6 12 (23.53%) Change Management
6 12 (23.53%) Coaching
6 12 (23.53%) Mentoring
7 8 (15.69%) Information Security
8 7 (13.73%) Risk Management
Programming Languages
1 5 (9.80%) SQL
2 3 (5.88%) Python
Qualifications
1 27 (52.94%) CISM
1 27 (52.94%) CISSP
2 20 (39.22%) CISA
3 17 (33.33%) ITIL Certification
4 7 (13.73%) CRISC
5 1 (1.96%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 51 (100.00%) SOC 2
2 30 (58.82%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 20 (39.22%) COBIT
3 20 (39.22%) COSO
3 20 (39.22%) ITGC
3 20 (39.22%) Sarbanes-Oxley
4 5 (9.80%) SLA
System Software
1 5 (9.80%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 10 (19.61%) Terraform
2 7 (13.73%) Kubernetes
3 3 (5.88%) Ansible
Vendors
1 5 (9.80%) Microsoft
1 5 (9.80%) PagerDuty
1 5 (9.80%) Salesforce.com
1 5 (9.80%) ServiceNow
1 5 (9.80%) Sun