Period
to 28 November 2021

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in the South East 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 November 2021 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Governance, Risk Management and Compliance (GRC)
England > South East
6 months to
28 Nov 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 382 291 393
Rank change year-on-year -91 +102 +107
Permanent jobs citing GRC 67 10 99
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the South East 0.37% 0.11% 0.40%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 2.22% 0.80% 2.71%
Number of salaries quoted 17 8 73
10th Percentile £48,000 £57,625 £40,000
25th Percentile £57,500 £70,938 £47,500
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £65,000 £82,500 £67,500
Median % change year-on-year -21.21% +22.22% +12.50%
75th Percentile £87,500 £98,125 £70,000
90th Percentile £95,500 £103,750 £95,000
England median annual salary £67,500 £62,500 £67,500
% change year-on-year +8.00% -7.41% +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 the South East with a requirement for quality assurance or compliance skills.

All Quality Assurance and Compliance Skills
South East
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for quality assurance or compliance skills 3,022 1,243 3,650
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South East 16.56% 14.20% 14.67%
Number of salaries quoted 1,962 969 2,806
10th Percentile £28,250 £32,500 £27,500
25th Percentile £36,250 £41,250 £36,250
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £50,000 £52,500 £50,000
Median % change year-on-year -4.76% +5.00% +0.01%
75th Percentile £63,750 £65,000 £65,000
90th Percentile £77,500 £76,250 £77,500
England median annual salary £55,000 £55,000 £51,000
% change year-on-year - +7.84% +2.00%

GRC
Job Vacancy Trend in the South East

Job postings citing GRC as a proportion of all IT jobs advertised in the South East.

Job vacancy trend for GRC in the South East

GRC
Salary Trend in the South East

3-month moving average salary quoted in jobs citing GRC in the South East.

Salary trend for GRC in the South East

GRC
Salary Histogram in the South East

Salary distribution for jobs citing GRC in the South East over the 6 months to 28 November 2021.

Salary histogram for GRC in the South East

GRC
Job Locations in the South East

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing GRC within the South East region over the 6 months to 28 November 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
Surrey -32 36 £74,500 -0.67% 2
Thames Valley -67 22 £60,000 -38.46% 3
Berkshire -55 10 £65,000 -27.78% 2
Oxfordshire -23 7 £52,500 -48.78% 1
Hampshire -103 5 £85,000 +112.50% 1
Buckinghamshire - 5 - -
West Sussex - 2 £65,000 -
Sussex - 1 - -
GRC
England

For the 6 months to 28 November 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 South East region with a requirement for GRC.

1 41 (61.19%) Risk Management
2 37 (55.22%) Analytical Skills
2 37 (55.22%) Social Skills
3 36 (53.73%) Information Security
4 35 (52.24%) Agile Software Development
5 33 (49.25%) Cybersecurity
6 30 (44.78%) Legal
7 29 (43.28%) Stakeholder Management
8 21 (31.34%) CISM
8 21 (31.34%) CISSP
9 19 (28.36%) Business Intelligence
9 19 (28.36%) Analytics
10 18 (26.87%) Data Analytics
10 18 (26.87%) DevOps
10 18 (26.87%) Data Visualisation
10 18 (26.87%) Splunk
10 18 (26.87%) Tableau
10 18 (26.87%) Power BI
10 18 (26.87%) Data Pipeline
10 18 (26.87%) Decision-Making
10 18 (26.87%) Customer-Centricity
10 18 (26.87%) DevSecOps
10 18 (26.87%) Power Platform
10 18 (26.87%) Experimental Design
10 18 (26.87%) Microsoft Excel
10 18 (26.87%) Data Modelling
10 18 (26.87%) Data Analysis
10 18 (26.87%) Statistics
10 18 (26.87%) Mathematics
10 18 (26.87%) Visualisation

GRC
Co-occurring IT Skills in the South East 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 3 (4.48%) NetWeaver
2 2 (2.99%) Confluence
Applications
1 18 (26.87%) Microsoft Excel
Business Applications
1 3 (4.48%) SAP S/4HANA
2 1 (1.49%) SAP FI
Cloud Services
1 18 (26.87%) Power Platform
2 5 (7.46%) AWS
3 3 (4.48%) Azure
3 3 (4.48%) SaaS
4 2 (2.99%) Azure Sentinel
5 1 (1.49%) GCP
Communications & Networking
1 4 (5.97%) Firewall
1 4 (5.97%) Network Security
2 2 (2.99%) TCP/IP
2 2 (2.99%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 18 (26.87%) Power BI
1 18 (26.87%) Tableau
2 3 (4.48%) SAP HANA
3 1 (1.49%) SAP BW
Development Applications
1 2 (2.99%) Eclipse
1 2 (2.99%) JIRA
General
1 37 (55.22%) Analytical Skills
1 37 (55.22%) Social Skills
2 30 (44.78%) Legal
3 14 (20.90%) Finance
4 6 (8.96%) Retail
5 3 (4.48%) Marketing
6 2 (2.99%) Manufacturing
7 1 (1.49%) Inclusion and Diversity
7 1 (1.49%) Public Sector
Job Titles
1 36 (53.73%) Analyst
2 18 (26.87%) Security Analyst
3 17 (25.37%) Information Analyst
3 17 (25.37%) Information Security Analyst
4 14 (20.90%) Senior Analyst
4 14 (20.90%) Senior Information Analyst
4 14 (20.90%) Senior Information Security Analyst
4 14 (20.90%) Senior Security Analyst
5 13 (19.40%) Product Analyst
6 8 (11.94%) Information Assurance Analyst
7 6 (8.96%) Consultant
8 5 (7.46%) Data Analyst
9 3 (4.48%) Information Risk Analyst
9 3 (4.48%) Presales Consultant
9 3 (4.48%) Risk Analyst
9 3 (4.48%) SaaS Consultant
9 3 (4.48%) Security Risk Analyst
9 3 (4.48%) Software Consultant
10 2 (2.99%) IT Engineer
10 2 (2.99%) Manufacturing Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (4.48%) SAP Fiori
2 2 (2.99%) AngularJS
2 2 (2.99%) HTML
2 2 (2.99%) HTML5
2 2 (2.99%) jQuery
2 2 (2.99%) RESTful
2 2 (2.99%) SAPUI5
2 2 (2.99%) Web Dynpro
3 1 (1.49%) BAPI
3 1 (1.49%) IDoc
3 1 (1.49%) OAuth
3 1 (1.49%) REST
3 1 (1.49%) SAML
3 1 (1.49%) SAP ALE
3 1 (1.49%) SAP Basis
3 1 (1.49%) SAP Smart Forms
3 1 (1.49%) SOAP
3 1 (1.49%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 14 (20.90%) Management Information System
2 5 (7.46%) Self-Motivation
3 3 (4.48%) Blog
4 2 (2.99%) Cyberthreat
4 2 (2.99%) Driving Licence
4 2 (2.99%) Public Cloud
4 2 (2.99%) SWIFT
5 1 (1.49%) Cyberattack
5 1 (1.49%) Private Cloud
5 1 (1.49%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 1 (1.49%) Linux
1 1 (1.49%) Unix
1 1 (1.49%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 41 (61.19%) Risk Management
2 36 (53.73%) Information Security
3 35 (52.24%) Agile Software Development
4 33 (49.25%) Cybersecurity
5 29 (43.28%) Stakeholder Management
6 19 (28.36%) Analytics
6 19 (28.36%) Business Intelligence
7 18 (26.87%) Customer-Centricity
7 18 (26.87%) Data Analysis
7 18 (26.87%) Data Analytics
7 18 (26.87%) Data Modelling
7 18 (26.87%) Data Pipeline
7 18 (26.87%) Data Visualisation
7 18 (26.87%) Decision-Making
7 18 (26.87%) DevOps
7 18 (26.87%) DevSecOps
7 18 (26.87%) Experimental Design
7 18 (26.87%) Mathematics
7 18 (26.87%) Statistics
7 18 (26.87%) Visualisation
Programming Languages
1 3 (4.48%) ABAP
1 3 (4.48%) JavaScript
1 3 (4.48%) Python
2 2 (2.99%) C
2 2 (2.99%) C++
3 1 (1.49%) Perl
3 1 (1.49%) SAPscript
Qualifications
1 21 (31.34%) CISM
1 21 (31.34%) CISSP
2 11 (16.42%) CISA
3 9 (13.43%) CRISC
4 4 (5.97%) Degree
5 3 (4.48%) (ISC)2 CCSP
5 3 (4.48%) Cisco Certification
5 3 (4.48%) Master's Degree
5 3 (4.48%) SAP Certification
6 2 (2.99%) CCSP
6 2 (2.99%) CESG Certified Professional
6 2 (2.99%) CGEIT
6 2 (2.99%) CREST Certified
6 2 (2.99%) FFIEC
6 2 (2.99%) GIAC
6 2 (2.99%) ISO 27001 Lead Auditor
6 2 (2.99%) PCI QSA
6 2 (2.99%) SC Cleared
6 2 (2.99%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (16.42%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 10 (14.93%) NIST
3 6 (8.96%) COBIT
3 6 (8.96%) PCI DSS
4 3 (4.48%) Cyber Essentials
4 3 (4.48%) GDPR
5 2 (2.99%) ISO 22301
5 2 (2.99%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
5 2 (2.99%) ISO/IEC 27005
5 2 (2.99%) RMADS
5 2 (2.99%) Sarbanes-Oxley
6 1 (1.49%) Accessibility
6 1 (1.49%) HMG Security Policy Framework
6 1 (1.49%) JSP 440
6 1 (1.49%) NCSC
6 1 (1.49%) QA
Systems Management
1 2 (2.99%) EMC NetWorker
2 1 (1.49%) Single Sign-On
Vendors
1 18 (26.87%) Splunk
2 4 (5.97%) SAP
3 3 (4.48%) Microsoft
4 2 (2.99%) AlienVault
4 2 (2.99%) CheckPoint
4 2 (2.99%) Palo Alto
5 1 (1.49%) Adobe
5 1 (1.49%) BT
5 1 (1.49%) Oracle