Period
to 19 April 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 19 April 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

IT Auditing
England > South East
6 months to
19 Apr 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 524 492 571
Rank change year-on-year -32 +79 +32
Permanent jobs citing IT Audit 40 47 70
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South East 0.13% 0.16% 0.18%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.14% 0.18% 0.20%
Number of salaries quoted 42 72 55
South East median annual salary £52,500 £60,000 £54,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -12.50% +10.09% +14.74%
10th Percentile £26,250 £29,225 £41,252
90th Percentile £77,125 £60,000 £74,500
England median annual salary £52,500 £60,000 £51,000
% change year-on-year -12.50% +17.65% -9.73%

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 28,104 26,485 34,649
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South East 88.98% 87.78% 88.36%
Number of salaries quoted 23,227 21,807 29,180
South East median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000
10th Percentile £27,500 £27,000 £26,250
90th Percentile £70,000 £68,750 £68,750
England median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £47,500
% change year-on-year - +5.26% +2.15%

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 19 April 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 19 April 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 -25 16 £42,500 -29.17% 3
Thames Valley -4 9 £61,750 +41.14%
Surrey -17 7 £55,000 +83.33%
Berkshire +3 5 £61,750 -2.25%
Buckinghamshire -11 4 £62,500 +38.89%
Kent +6 2 £27,500 -54.17% 1
IT Audit
England

For the 6 months to 19 April 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 29 (72.50%) CISA
2 18 (45.00%) Finance
3 16 (40.00%) GDPR
4 15 (37.50%) CISSP
5 10 (25.00%) QiCA
6 9 (22.50%) Risk Management
6 9 (22.50%) Compliance Audit
7 8 (20.00%) Management Information System
8 7 (17.50%) Cybersecurity
9 6 (15.00%) PCI DSS
10 5 (12.50%) Root Cause Analysis
10 5 (12.50%) Internal Audit
10 5 (12.50%) Time Management
10 5 (12.50%) Information Security
10 5 (12.50%) Stakeholder Management
11 4 (10.00%) Change Management
11 4 (10.00%) Data Security
11 4 (10.00%) Document Management
11 4 (10.00%) Risk Analysis
11 4 (10.00%) PCI QSA
12 3 (7.50%) Kanban
12 3 (7.50%) Web Testing
12 3 (7.50%) Test Automation
12 3 (7.50%) Defect Tracking
12 3 (7.50%) Test Planning
12 3 (7.50%) SoapUI
12 3 (7.50%) QA
12 3 (7.50%) Selenium
12 3 (7.50%) Incident Management
12 3 (7.50%) Degree

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:

Cloud Services
1 2 (5.00%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 2 (5.00%) Firewall
1 2 (5.00%) Internet
1 2 (5.00%) LAN
Development Applications
1 3 (7.50%) Selenium
1 3 (7.50%) SoapUI
General
1 18 (45.00%) Finance
2 2 (5.00%) Legal
3 1 (2.50%) Banking
Job Titles
1 13 (32.50%) IT Manager
1 13 (32.50%) Risk Manager
2 10 (25.00%) IT Risk Manager
3 7 (17.50%) Analyst
3 7 (17.50%) Audit Manager
3 7 (17.50%) Auditor
3 7 (17.50%) IT Audit Manager
3 7 (17.50%) IT Auditor
4 5 (12.50%) Compliance Specialist
5 4 (10.00%) Compliance Auditor
5 4 (10.00%) IT Security Auditor
5 4 (10.00%) Security Auditor
6 3 (7.50%) Assistant IT Manager
6 3 (7.50%) Audit Analyst
6 3 (7.50%) IT Assistant
6 3 (7.50%) Security Analyst
6 3 (7.50%) Senior Analyst
6 3 (7.50%) Senior Auditor
6 3 (7.50%) Test Automation Engineer
6 3 (7.50%) Test Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (7.50%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 8 (20.00%) Management Information System
2 2 (5.00%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (5.00%) Client/Server
2 2 (5.00%) Computer Science
2 2 (5.00%) Cyberthreat
3 1 (2.50%) Greenfield Project
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (22.50%) Compliance Audit
1 9 (22.50%) Risk Management
2 7 (17.50%) Cybersecurity
3 5 (12.50%) Information Security
3 5 (12.50%) Internal Audit
3 5 (12.50%) Root Cause Analysis
3 5 (12.50%) Stakeholder Management
3 5 (12.50%) Time Management
4 4 (10.00%) Change Management
4 4 (10.00%) Data Security
4 4 (10.00%) Document Management
4 4 (10.00%) Risk Analysis
5 3 (7.50%) Agile Software Development
5 3 (7.50%) Incident Management
5 3 (7.50%) Information Security Management
5 3 (7.50%) Kanban
5 3 (7.50%) Security Management
5 3 (7.50%) Test Automation
5 3 (7.50%) Test Planning
5 3 (7.50%) Web Testing
Qualifications
1 29 (72.50%) CISA
2 15 (37.50%) CISSP
3 10 (25.00%) QiCA
4 4 (10.00%) PCI QSA
5 3 (7.50%) Degree
6 2 (5.00%) CISM
6 2 (5.00%) Computer Science Degree
6 2 (5.00%) CRISC
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 16 (40.00%) GDPR
2 6 (15.00%) PCI DSS
3 3 (7.50%) QA
4 2 (5.00%) COBIT
4 2 (5.00%) ISAE 3402
4 2 (5.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 2 (5.00%) Sarbanes-Oxley
Vendors
1 2 (5.00%) Capita
1 2 (5.00%) Cognizant