Period
to 18 May 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 18 May 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
18 May 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 331 384 434
Rank change year-on-year +53 +50 +66
Permanent jobs citing GRC 47 32 92
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the South East 0.35% 0.19% 0.35%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 2.42% 1.35% 2.42%
Number of salaries quoted 30 26 53
10th Percentile £38,750 £40,625 £43,500
25th Percentile £46,250 £52,500 £57,500
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £56,250 £67,500 £70,000
Median % change year-on-year -16.67% -3.57% -6.67%
75th Percentile £64,688 £73,750 £80,000
90th Percentile £65,500 £81,250 £93,000
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 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 1,940 2,372 3,809
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South East 14.52% 13.74% 14.50%
Number of salaries quoted 1,257 1,825 2,961
10th Percentile £30,000 £29,000 £27,500
25th Percentile £40,000 £37,500 £36,250
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £50,000 £52,500 £50,000
Median % change year-on-year -4.76% +5.00% +11.11%
75th Percentile £63,750 £67,500 £61,250
90th Percentile £76,250 £78,750 £72,500
England median annual salary £55,000 £53,500 £50,000
% change year-on-year +2.80% +7.00% -

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 18 May 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 18 May 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
Berkshire +45 33 £57,500 -20.69% 2
Thames Valley +43 33 £57,500 -17.86% 5
West Sussex +21 13 £52,500 -52.27%
Hampshire +10 1 £70,000 +64.71%
GRC
England

For the 6 months to 18 May 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 29 (61.70%) Azure
2 20 (42.55%) JavaScript
2 20 (42.55%) .NET
2 20 (42.55%) Mobile App
2 20 (42.55%) DevOps
3 19 (40.43%) AngularJS
3 19 (40.43%) SQL
3 19 (40.43%) C#
3 19 (40.43%) Git (software)
3 19 (40.43%) jQuery
4 17 (36.17%) Information Security
5 16 (34.04%) Management Information System
6 15 (31.91%) CISM
7 14 (29.79%) SaaS
8 13 (27.66%) Cloud Computing
8 13 (27.66%) ISO/IEC 27001
8 13 (27.66%) ISO 27001 Lead Auditor
8 13 (27.66%) Social Skills
9 11 (23.40%) Regulatory Compliance
9 11 (23.40%) CISSP
10 10 (21.28%) Agile Software Development
10 10 (21.28%) Security Architecture
10 10 (21.28%) Cybersecurity
11 9 (19.15%) IaaS
11 9 (19.15%) Microsoft 365
11 9 (19.15%) Enterprise Software
11 9 (19.15%) BPaaS
11 9 (19.15%) Identity Access Management
11 9 (19.15%) Security Operations
11 9 (19.15%) Contingency Planning

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 1 (2.13%) OpenStack
Business Applications
1 1 (2.13%) SAP BPC
1 1 (2.13%) SAP CO
1 1 (2.13%) SAP FI
1 1 (2.13%) SAP FI/CO
1 1 (2.13%) SAP GRC
1 1 (2.13%) Sparx Enterprise Architect
Cloud Services
1 29 (61.70%) Azure
2 14 (29.79%) SaaS
3 13 (27.66%) Cloud Computing
4 9 (19.15%) BPaaS
4 9 (19.15%) IaaS
4 9 (19.15%) Microsoft 365
4 9 (19.15%) PaaS
5 1 (2.13%) AWS
5 1 (2.13%) Power Platform
Communications & Networking
1 9 (19.15%) WAAS
2 4 (8.51%) Internet
3 3 (6.38%) BGP
3 3 (6.38%) Cisco ASA
3 3 (6.38%) Cisco Nexus
3 3 (6.38%) DHCP
3 3 (6.38%) DNS
3 3 (6.38%) Ethernet
3 3 (6.38%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
3 3 (6.38%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
3 3 (6.38%) Firewall
3 3 (6.38%) IPsec
3 3 (6.38%) IPv4
3 3 (6.38%) IPv6
3 3 (6.38%) MPLS
3 3 (6.38%) Network Security
3 3 (6.38%) OSPF
3 3 (6.38%) SSL
3 3 (6.38%) TCP/IP
3 3 (6.38%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (2.13%) Big Data
1 1 (2.13%) Power BI
1 1 (2.13%) SAP BW
Development Applications
1 19 (40.43%) Git (software)
General
1 13 (27.66%) Social Skills
2 5 (10.64%) Analytical Skills
3 3 (6.38%) Law
4 2 (4.26%) Finance
4 2 (4.26%) Legal
5 1 (2.13%) Banking
Job Titles
1 19 (40.43%) Developer
1 19 (40.43%) Software Developer
2 11 (23.40%) Analyst
3 10 (21.28%) Senior Developer
3 10 (21.28%) Senior Software Developer
4 9 (19.15%) Security Analyst
5 8 (17.02%) Security Specialist
6 6 (12.77%) IT Analyst
6 6 (12.77%) IT Security Analyst
7 4 (8.51%) Azure Specialist
7 4 (8.51%) Information Analyst
7 4 (8.51%) Information Security Analyst
7 4 (8.51%) Microsoft 365 Specialist
8 3 (6.38%) Development Engineer
8 3 (6.38%) Governance Analyst
8 3 (6.38%) Information Governance Analyst
8 3 (6.38%) Network Engineer
9 2 (4.26%) Cloud Engineer
9 2 (4.26%) Information Risk Analyst
9 2 (4.26%) IT Governance Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 20 (42.55%) .NET
2 19 (40.43%) AngularJS
2 19 (40.43%) jQuery
3 1 (2.13%) Apache Thrift
3 1 (2.13%) REST
3 1 (2.13%) SOAP
3 1 (2.13%) WSDL
Miscellaneous
1 20 (42.55%) Mobile App
2 16 (34.04%) Management Information System
3 9 (19.15%) Enterprise Software
4 3 (6.38%) Data Centre
5 1 (2.13%) Cyberthreat
5 1 (2.13%) Enterprise Storage
5 1 (2.13%) Internet of Things
5 1 (2.13%) N-Tier
5 1 (2.13%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 3 (6.38%) Linux
1 3 (6.38%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 20 (42.55%) DevOps
2 17 (36.17%) Information Security
3 11 (23.40%) Regulatory Compliance
4 10 (21.28%) Agile Software Development
4 10 (21.28%) Cybersecurity
4 10 (21.28%) Security Architecture
5 9 (19.15%) Contingency Planning
5 9 (19.15%) Disaster Recovery
5 9 (19.15%) Identity Access Management
5 9 (19.15%) Incident Management
5 9 (19.15%) Risk Analysis
5 9 (19.15%) Security Operations
6 7 (14.89%) Risk Management
7 6 (12.77%) Analytics
8 5 (10.64%) B2B
8 5 (10.64%) CRM
8 5 (10.64%) Telesales
9 4 (8.51%) Information Security Management
9 4 (8.51%) ISMS
9 4 (8.51%) Security Management
Programming Languages
1 20 (42.55%) JavaScript
2 19 (40.43%) C#
2 19 (40.43%) SQL
3 3 (6.38%) Python
4 1 (2.13%) C
4 1 (2.13%) Java
Qualifications
1 15 (31.91%) CISM
2 13 (27.66%) ISO 27001 Lead Auditor
3 11 (23.40%) CISSP
4 9 (19.15%) CISA
5 6 (12.77%) CRISC
6 5 (10.64%) Degree
7 4 (8.51%) ISACA
7 4 (8.51%) Security Cleared
8 3 (6.38%) CCIE
8 3 (6.38%) CCIE Service Provider
8 3 (6.38%) CCNP
8 3 (6.38%) Cisco Certification
8 3 (6.38%) Computer Science Degree
8 3 (6.38%) JNCIP
9 1 (2.13%) DV Cleared
9 1 (2.13%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 13 (27.66%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 9 (19.15%) 21 CFR Part 11
2 9 (19.15%) HIPAA
2 9 (19.15%) ITGC
3 4 (8.51%) QA
4 2 (4.26%) GDPR
4 2 (4.26%) NIST
System Software
1 3 (6.38%) Firmware
2 1 (2.13%) VMware Infrastructure
Vendors
1 3 (6.38%) Broadcom
1 3 (6.38%) Cisco
1 3 (6.38%) F5
1 3 (6.38%) Juniper
1 3 (6.38%) Mellanox
1 3 (6.38%) Oracle
2 1 (2.13%) BiZZdesign
2 1 (2.13%) Citrix
2 1 (2.13%) Microsoft
2 1 (2.13%) SAP
2 1 (2.13%) Sparx
2 1 (2.13%) VMware