GRC Jobs in the UK excluding London

Governance, Risk Management and Compliance (GRC)
UK > UK excluding London

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in the UK excluding London 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 14 April 2024 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

6 months to
14 Apr 2024
Same period 2023 Same period 2022
Rank 520 556 602
Rank change year-on-year +36 +46 -66
Permanent jobs citing GRC 240 212 248
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the UK excluding London 0.35% 0.33% 0.35%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 2.54% 1.58% 2.09%
Number of salaries quoted 194 141 148
10th Percentile £37,500 £41,250 £42,125
25th Percentile £45,000 £50,000 £47,500
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £50,500 £60,000 £60,000
Median % change year-on-year -15.83% - +4.35%
75th Percentile £67,500 £77,500 £77,500
90th Percentile £80,000 £90,750 £86,250
UK median annual salary £57,500 £67,500 £66,500
% change year-on-year -14.81% +1.50% +2.31%

All Quality Assurance and Compliance Skills
UK excluding London

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 UK excluding London with a requirement for quality assurance or compliance skills.

Permanent vacancies with a requirement for quality assurance or compliance skills 9,454 13,380 11,892
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the UK excluding London 13.79% 21.13% 16.91%
Number of salaries quoted 6,303 4,804 6,980
10th Percentile £25,750 £29,000 £26,750
25th Percentile £32,500 £37,500 £35,250
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £47,500 £50,000 £47,500
Median % change year-on-year -5.00% +5.26% -
75th Percentile £62,500 £66,250 £62,500
90th Percentile £77,500 £80,000 £75,000
UK median annual salary £52,500 £57,500 £55,000
% change year-on-year -8.70% +4.55% +2.42%

GRC
Job Vacancy Trend in the UK excluding London

Job postings citing GRC as a proportion of all IT jobs advertised in the UK excluding London.

Job vacancy trend for GRC in the UK excluding London

GRC
Salary Trend in the UK excluding London

3-month moving average salary quoted in jobs citing GRC in the UK excluding London.

Salary trend for GRC in the UK excluding London

GRC
Salary Histogram in the UK excluding London

Salary distribution for jobs citing GRC in the UK excluding London over the 6 months to 14 April 2024.

Salary histogram for GRC in the UK excluding London

GRC
Job Locations in the UK excluding London

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing GRC within the UK excluding London region over the 6 months to 14 April 2024. 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
Jobs
South East +71 125 £50,500 -12.62% 18
North of England +55 54 £45,000 -25.00% 10
North West +38 31 £40,000 -32.80% 4
Midlands +18 30 £57,500 -23.33% 6
West Midlands +35 27 £57,500 -23.33% 5
Yorkshire +86 21 £56,250 -6.25% 6
South West -1 16 £70,000 +16.67% 4
East of England +36 12 £72,500 +16.00% 3
Scotland -60 3 £32,500 -45.40% 2
North East +3 2 £37,500 -
East Midlands -4 2 £66,250 - 1
GRC
UK

GRC
Co-occurring Skills and Capabilities in the UK excluding London by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same employment type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Applications
1 3 (1.25%) Microsoft Excel
2 2 (0.83%) Microsoft Office
3 1 (0.42%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 9 (3.75%) SAP GRC
2 2 (0.83%) SAP S/4HANA
3 1 (0.42%) SAP BPC
Cloud Services
1 12 (5.00%) Microsoft 365
2 9 (3.75%) AWS
3 8 (3.33%) Azure
4 4 (1.67%) SaaS
5 3 (1.25%) GCP
6 2 (0.83%) Cloud Computing
6 2 (0.83%) OCI
6 2 (0.83%) SuccessFactors
6 2 (0.83%) WhatsApp
7 1 (0.42%) Entra ID
7 1 (0.42%) IaaS
7 1 (0.42%) Microsoft Purview
7 1 (0.42%) PaaS
7 1 (0.42%) Power Automate
7 1 (0.42%) Power Platform
Communications & Networking
1 19 (7.92%) Network Security
2 2 (0.83%) Intranet
2 2 (0.83%) VPN
3 1 (0.42%) Firewall
3 1 (0.42%) Intrusion Detection
3 1 (0.42%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (0.42%) Data Warehouse
1 1 (0.42%) Metadata
1 1 (0.42%) Power BI
1 1 (0.42%) SAP BW
Development Applications
1 6 (2.50%) JIRA
General
1 43 (17.92%) Social Skills
2 37 (15.42%) Finance
3 19 (7.92%) Analytical Skills
4 18 (7.50%) Legal
5 16 (6.67%) Public Sector
6 13 (5.42%) Telecoms
7 12 (5.00%) Law
8 11 (4.58%) Inclusion and Diversity
9 7 (2.92%) Influencing Skills
10 5 (2.08%) Presentation Skills
11 4 (1.67%) Banking
11 4 (1.67%) Retail
12 3 (1.25%) Marketing
13 2 (0.83%) Documentation Skills
13 2 (0.83%) Games
13 2 (0.83%) Public Speaking
14 1 (0.42%) Advertising
14 1 (0.42%) Financial Institution
Job Titles
1 67 (27.92%) Cybersecurity Specialist
1 67 (27.92%) Security Specialist
2 33 (13.75%) Analyst
3 28 (11.67%) Consultant
4 26 (10.83%) Security Manager
5 23 (9.58%) Security Analyst
6 22 (9.17%) Security Consultant
7 21 (8.75%) Lead
8 18 (7.50%) Information Analyst
8 18 (7.50%) Information Security Analyst
9 16 (6.67%) Senior
10 11 (4.58%) Cybersecurity Manager
10 11 (4.58%) Information Security Manager
11 10 (4.17%) Cybersecurity Consultant
12 9 (3.75%) Governance Manager
12 9 (3.75%) Risk Manager
12 9 (3.75%) Security Assurance Manager
13 8 (3.33%) Information Manager
13 8 (3.33%) Penetration Tester
13 8 (3.33%) Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (0.83%) CSS
1 2 (0.83%) HTML
1 2 (0.83%) Oracle Fusion
2 1 (0.42%) REST
2 1 (0.42%) SailPoint
2 1 (0.42%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 30 (12.50%) Management Information System
2 15 (6.25%) Self-Motivation
3 14 (5.83%) Security Posture
4 13 (5.42%) Cyber Threat
5 9 (3.75%) e-Learning
6 7 (2.92%) Cyber Defence
7 6 (2.50%) Legacy Systems
7 6 (2.50%) Mobile App
7 6 (2.50%) Operational Technology
8 5 (2.08%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
9 4 (1.67%) CMDB
10 3 (1.25%) PMI
11 2 (0.83%) Cyber Security Posture
11 2 (0.83%) Cyberattack
11 2 (0.83%) Driving Licence
11 2 (0.83%) Life Science
11 2 (0.83%) SCADA
12 1 (0.42%) Cloud Security Posture
12 1 (0.42%) Data Centre
12 1 (0.42%) IoT
Operating Systems
1 8 (3.33%) Windows
2 5 (2.08%) Linux
3 3 (1.25%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 156 (65.00%) Cybersecurity
2 106 (44.17%) Information Security
3 63 (26.25%) Risk Management
4 32 (13.33%) Data Protection
5 22 (9.17%) Security Management
6 21 (8.75%) Information Assurance
6 21 (8.75%) Problem-Solving
7 20 (8.33%) Cloud Security
7 20 (8.33%) Continuous Improvement
7 20 (8.33%) Vulnerability Management
8 19 (7.92%) Computer Science
9 18 (7.50%) Security Architecture
9 18 (7.50%) Stakeholder Management
10 17 (7.08%) Application Security
10 17 (7.08%) Customer Engagement
10 17 (7.08%) Penetration Testing
10 17 (7.08%) Project Management
10 17 (7.08%) Security Operations
11 15 (6.25%) Vulnerability Assessment
12 13 (5.42%) DevSecOps
Programming Languages
1 8 (3.33%) JavaScript
2 5 (2.08%) Python
3 1 (0.42%) SQL
Qualifications
1 45 (18.75%) CISM
2 41 (17.08%) CISSP
3 40 (16.67%) CRISC
4 36 (15.00%) Security Cleared
5 30 (12.50%) Degree
6 29 (12.08%) CISA
7 19 (7.92%) SC Cleared
8 10 (4.17%) GIAC
9 8 (3.33%) GPEN
9 8 (3.33%) OSCP
10 7 (2.92%) PCI QSA
11 6 (2.50%) CESG Certified Professional
11 6 (2.50%) CISMP
11 6 (2.50%) CREST Certified
12 5 (2.08%) AWS Certification
13 4 (1.67%) Numerate Degree
14 3 (1.25%) CASP
14 3 (1.25%) PMI Certification
15 2 (0.83%) ISO 27001 Lead Auditor
15 2 (0.83%) SSCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 118 (49.17%) NIST
2 101 (42.08%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 67 (27.92%) Def Stans
4 52 (21.67%) GDPR
5 27 (11.25%) Cyber Essentials
6 25 (10.42%) PCI DSS
7 20 (8.33%) NCSC
8 19 (7.92%) NIST 800
9 11 (4.58%) Sarbanes-Oxley
10 10 (4.17%) Cyber Essentials PLUS
10 10 (4.17%) HIPAA
11 9 (3.75%) COBIT
12 7 (2.92%) HMG Security Policy Framework
13 6 (2.50%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
13 6 (2.50%) ITGC
14 5 (2.08%) SOC 2
15 2 (0.83%) Data Quality
15 2 (0.83%) IASME
15 2 (0.83%) PMO
15 2 (0.83%) RMADS
System Software
1 1 (0.42%) Active Directory
1 1 (0.42%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 6 (2.50%) Computer Emergency Response Teams
1 6 (2.50%) Nessus
2 3 (1.25%) CSIRT
3 1 (0.42%) QRadar
3 1 (0.42%) RSA Archer
Vendors
1 13 (5.42%) Microsoft
2 9 (3.75%) Cadence
2 9 (3.75%) SAP
3 6 (2.50%) Qualys
4 3 (1.25%) Google
4 3 (1.25%) ServiceNow
5 2 (0.83%) Oracle
6 1 (0.42%) Ariba
6 1 (0.42%) Concur
6 1 (0.42%) Darktrace
6 1 (0.42%) Facebook