Period
to 17 December 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in the South East with a requirement for IT Audit skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited IT Audit over the 6 months to 17 December 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

IT Auditing
England > South East
6 months to
17 Dec 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 472 512 509
Rank change year-on-year +40 -3 +103
Permanent jobs citing IT Audit 43 37 71
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South East 0.15% 0.12% 0.21%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.17% 0.13% 0.24%
Number of salaries quoted 39 31 83
South East median annual salary £57,500 £45,000 £55,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +27.78% -18.18% -4.35%
10th Percentile £21,250 £26,250 £41,348
90th Percentile £69,700 £73,750 £69,000
England median annual salary £60,000 £50,750 £60,000
% change year-on-year +18.23% -15.42% +9.09%

IT Audit is in the Processes and Methodologies 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 process or methodology skills.

All Process and Methodology Skills
South East
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for process or methodology skills 25,529 27,942 30,057
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South East 91.03% 89.95% 89.46%
Number of salaries quoted 20,876 23,000 24,943
South East median annual salary £47,500 £45,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.56% - -
10th Percentile £28,250 £27,000 £27,500
90th Percentile £72,500 £68,750 £68,750
England median annual salary £52,500 £50,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year +5.00% - +5.26%

IT Audit
Job Vacancy Trend in the South East

Job postings citing IT Audit as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in the South East.

Job vacancy trend for IT Audit in the South East

IT Audit
Salary Trend in the South East

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing IT Audit in the South East.

Salary trend for IT Audit in the South East

IT Audit
Salary Histogram in the South East

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing IT Audit in the South East over the 6 months to 17 December 2018.

Salary histogram for IT Audit in the South East

IT Audit
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 IT Audit within the South East region over the 6 months to 17 December 2018. 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
Hampshire +13 15 £57,500 +69.12% 1
Thames Valley +26 12 £66,000 -2.22% 2
Berkshire +2 7 £57,500 -11.54% 1
Middlesex - 7 £69,700 -
West Sussex -19 5 £45,000 - 1
Oxfordshire - 5 £66,000 -
Surrey +36 4 £40,000 -22.33%
IT Audit
England

For the 6 months to 17 December 2018, IT jobs citing IT Audit 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 IT Audit.

1 24 (55.81%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 19 (44.19%) Internal Audit
3 18 (41.86%) PCI DSS
3 18 (41.86%) Cybersecurity
3 18 (41.86%) CISSP
3 18 (41.86%) CISA
4 14 (32.56%) COBIT
4 14 (32.56%) Analytical Skills
4 14 (32.56%) Security Monitoring
4 14 (32.56%) Cyber Threat Intelligence
4 14 (32.56%) Threat Intelligence
4 14 (32.56%) Cyber Resilience
5 13 (30.23%) Computer Science
6 12 (27.91%) GDPR
6 12 (27.91%) Stakeholder Management
6 12 (27.91%) Change Management
7 11 (25.58%) Management Information System
7 11 (25.58%) Sarbanes-Oxley
8 9 (20.93%) ERP
9 8 (18.60%) Degree
10 7 (16.28%) Information Security
10 7 (16.28%) SAP Basis
10 7 (16.28%) SAP
10 7 (16.28%) CRM
10 7 (16.28%) SDLC
11 6 (13.95%) ISMS
11 6 (13.95%) Continuous Improvement
11 6 (13.95%) Process Improvement
11 6 (13.95%) Finance
11 6 (13.95%) Risk Management

IT Audit
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 5 (11.63%) Confluence
Cloud Services
1 5 (11.63%) Amazon AWS
1 5 (11.63%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 5 (11.63%) Firewall
2 3 (6.98%) Intrusion Detection
2 3 (6.98%) TCP/IP
3 1 (2.33%) Internet
Development Applications
1 5 (11.63%) Cucumber
1 5 (11.63%) Jenkins
1 5 (11.63%) JIRA
1 5 (11.63%) JUnit
1 5 (11.63%) Maven
1 5 (11.63%) Selenium
1 5 (11.63%) SoapUI
General
1 6 (13.95%) Finance
2 2 (4.65%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 16 (37.21%) Auditor
1 16 (37.21%) IT Auditor
2 11 (25.58%) Analyst
2 11 (25.58%) IT Security Auditor
2 11 (25.58%) Security Auditor
3 10 (23.26%) Audit Manager
3 10 (23.26%) IT Audit Manager
3 10 (23.26%) IT Manager
4 9 (20.93%) Senior Auditor
4 9 (20.93%) Senior IT Auditor
5 5 (11.63%) Agile Test Analyst
5 5 (11.63%) Automation Test Analyst
5 5 (11.63%) Graduate
5 5 (11.63%) IT Graduate
5 5 (11.63%) SQL Analyst
5 5 (11.63%) Test Analyst
6 3 (6.98%) IT Operations Manager
6 3 (6.98%) Operations Manager
6 3 (6.98%) Risk Manager
6 3 (6.98%) SOC Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (16.28%) SAP Basis
2 5 (11.63%) SOAP
2 5 (11.63%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 14 (32.56%) Analytical Skills
2 11 (25.58%) Management Information System
3 5 (11.63%) Cyberthreat
3 5 (11.63%) Self-Motivation
3 5 (11.63%) User Experience
4 3 (6.98%) Cyber Kill Chain
Operating Systems
1 5 (11.63%) Windows
2 3 (6.98%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 19 (44.19%) Internal Audit
2 18 (41.86%) Cybersecurity
3 14 (32.56%) Cyber Resilience
3 14 (32.56%) Cyber Threat Intelligence
3 14 (32.56%) Security Monitoring
3 14 (32.56%) Threat Intelligence
4 13 (30.23%) Computer Science
5 12 (27.91%) Change Management
5 12 (27.91%) Stakeholder Management
6 9 (20.93%) ERP
7 7 (16.28%) CRM
7 7 (16.28%) Information Security
7 7 (16.28%) SDLC
8 6 (13.95%) Continuous Improvement
8 6 (13.95%) ISMS
8 6 (13.95%) Process Improvement
8 6 (13.95%) Risk Management
9 5 (11.63%) Agile Software Development
9 5 (11.63%) Scrum
9 5 (11.63%) TDD
Programming Languages
1 5 (11.63%) C#
1 5 (11.63%) C++
1 5 (11.63%) Java
1 5 (11.63%) JavaScript
1 5 (11.63%) SQL
Qualifications
1 18 (41.86%) CISA
1 18 (41.86%) CISSP
2 8 (18.60%) Degree
3 4 (9.30%) CISM
4 3 (6.98%) CCNA
4 3 (6.98%) CEH
4 3 (6.98%) Cisco Certification
5 2 (4.65%) ISACA
6 1 (2.33%) CRISC
6 1 (2.33%) GCIA
6 1 (2.33%) GCIH
6 1 (2.33%) GIAC
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 24 (55.81%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 18 (41.86%) PCI DSS
3 14 (32.56%) COBIT
4 12 (27.91%) GDPR
5 11 (25.58%) Sarbanes-Oxley
6 5 (11.63%) ISAE 3402
6 5 (11.63%) QA
7 3 (6.98%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
8 1 (2.33%) Cyber Essentials
8 1 (2.33%) HIPAA
System Software
1 3 (6.98%) Snort
2 2 (4.65%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 7 (16.28%) SAP
2 5 (11.63%) Talend