Period
to 9 December 2021

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Northern Ireland with a requirement for SOC 3 skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited SOC 3 over the 6 months to 9 December 2021 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

System and Organization Controls (SOC) 3
UK > Northern Ireland
6 months to
9 Dec 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 88 - -
Rank change year-on-year - - -
Permanent jobs citing SOC 3 4 0 0
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in Northern Ireland 0.53% - -
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 2.00% - -
Number of salaries quoted 4 0 0
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £65,000 - -
UK median annual salary £65,000 £95,000 -
% change year-on-year -31.58% - -

SOC 3 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 Northern Ireland with a requirement for quality assurance or compliance skills.

All Quality Assurance and Compliance Skills
Northern Ireland
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for quality assurance or compliance skills 200 30 83
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Northern Ireland 26.39% 9.68% 15.06%
Number of salaries quoted 95 18 43
10th Percentile £27,500 £29,625 £24,000
25th Percentile £33,750 £38,750 £27,875
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £45,000 £42,500 £35,000
Median % change year-on-year +5.88% +21.43% -22.22%
75th Percentile £61,250 £55,000 £49,375
90th Percentile £77,500 £64,000 £61,000
UK median annual salary £55,000 £53,500 £50,000
% change year-on-year +2.80% +7.00% -

SOC 3
Job Locations in Northern Ireland

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing SOC 3 within the Northern Ireland region over the 6 months to 9 December 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
County Londonderry - 4 £65,000 -
SOC 3
UK

For the 6 months to 9 December 2021, IT jobs citing SOC 3 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 Northern Ireland region with a requirement for SOC 3.

1 4 (100.00%) Data Security
1 4 (100.00%) Back Office
1 4 (100.00%) Information Security
1 4 (100.00%) GCIA
1 4 (100.00%) GSEC
1 4 (100.00%) GCIH
1 4 (100.00%) Banking
1 4 (100.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 4 (100.00%) Trend Analysis
1 4 (100.00%) Analytics
1 4 (100.00%) SANS
1 4 (100.00%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
1 4 (100.00%) SOC 2
1 4 (100.00%) SOC 1
1 4 (100.00%) Social Skills

SOC 3
Co-occurring IT Skills in Northern Ireland 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:

General
1 4 (100.00%) Back Office
1 4 (100.00%) Banking
1 4 (100.00%) Social Skills
Job Titles
1 4 (100.00%) Information Manager
1 4 (100.00%) Information Security Manager
1 4 (100.00%) Security Manager
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (100.00%) Analytics
1 4 (100.00%) Data Security
1 4 (100.00%) Information Security
1 4 (100.00%) Trend Analysis
Qualifications
1 4 (100.00%) GCIA
1 4 (100.00%) GCIH
1 4 (100.00%) GSEC
1 4 (100.00%) SANS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (100.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 4 (100.00%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
1 4 (100.00%) SOC 1
1 4 (100.00%) SOC 2