SOC 2 Jobs in the UK excluding London

System and Organization Controls (SOC) 2
UK > UK excluding London

The table below provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in the UK excluding London requiring SOC 2 skills. It includes a benchmarking guide to the annual salaries offered in vacancies that cited SOC 2 over the 6 months leading up to 15 June 2024, comparing them to the same period in the previous two years.

6 months to
15 Jun 2024
Same period 2023 Same period 2022
Rank 739 694 835
Rank change year-on-year -45 +141 -139
Permanent jobs citing SOC 2 41 34 39
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the UK excluding London 0.051% 0.062% 0.051%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 0.41% 0.32% 0.29%
Number of salaries quoted 37 16 19
10th Percentile £39,500 £31,250 £26,250
25th Percentile £47,500 £41,813 £44,625
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £57,500 £66,250 £65,000
Median % change year-on-year -13.21% +1.92% +16.07%
75th Percentile £67,500 £93,125 £83,125
90th Percentile £76,250 £115,625 £92,500
UK median annual salary £57,500 £76,250 £65,000
% change year-on-year -24.59% +17.31% -7.14%

All Quality Assurance and Compliance Skills
UK excluding London

SOC 2 falls under the Quality Assurance and Compliance category. For comparison with the information above, the following table provides summary statistics for all permanent job vacancies requiring quality assurance or compliance skills in the UK excluding London.

Permanent vacancies with a requirement for quality assurance or compliance skills 10,011 10,686 13,361
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the UK excluding London 12.50% 19.34% 17.50%
Number of salaries quoted 6,413 4,412 6,986
10th Percentile £25,000 £28,500 £27,000
25th Percentile £32,500 £38,500 £36,250
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £47,500 £50,000 £48,500
Median % change year-on-year -5.00% +3.09% +2.11%
75th Percentile £62,500 £66,250 £63,750
90th Percentile £76,250 £79,975 £77,500
UK median annual salary £52,500 £57,500 £55,000
% change year-on-year -8.70% +4.55% +4.76%

SOC 2
Job Vacancy Trend in the UK excluding London

Job postings citing SOC 2 as a proportion of all IT jobs advertised in the UK excluding London.

Job vacancy trend for SOC 2 in the UK excluding London

SOC 2
Salary Trend in the UK excluding London

3-month moving average salary quoted in jobs citing SOC 2 in the UK excluding London.

Salary trend for SOC 2 in the UK excluding London

SOC 2
Salary Histogram in the UK excluding London

Salary distribution for jobs citing SOC 2 in the UK excluding London over the 6 months to 15 June 2024.

Salary histogram for SOC 2 in the UK excluding London

SOC 2
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 SOC 2 within the UK excluding London region over the 6 months to 15 June 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
North of England +20 14 £72,500 -29.27% 1
North West -16 12 £72,500 -29.27% 1
South West - 10 £59,500 -
Midlands -33 7 £57,500 +76.92% 2
South East -44 5 £47,500 -36.67% 6
East Midlands - 5 £57,500 -
Scotland -64 4 £52,500 -30.00% 2
Yorkshire - 2 £49,750 -
West Midlands -12 1 £77,500 +138.46% 2
East of England - 1 £57,500 -
SOC 2
UK

SOC 2
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:

Cloud Services
1 17 (41.46%) Azure
2 13 (31.71%) SaaS
3 9 (21.95%) AWS
4 3 (7.32%) Amazon GuardDuty
4 3 (7.32%) AWS CloudTrail
4 3 (7.32%) AWS Control Tower
4 3 (7.32%) IaaS
4 3 (7.32%) Microsoft 365
4 3 (7.32%) PaaS
4 3 (7.32%) WhatsApp
5 2 (4.88%) Entra ID
6 1 (2.44%) Azure Monitor
6 1 (2.44%) GCP
6 1 (2.44%) Google Workspace
Communications & Networking
1 21 (51.22%) Firewall
2 8 (19.51%) Intrusion Detection
3 5 (12.20%) Network Security
4 3 (7.32%) VPN
5 1 (2.44%) LAN
5 1 (2.44%) SAN
5 1 (2.44%) WAN
5 1 (2.44%) Wireless
5 1 (2.44%) WLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (7.32%) MongoDB
2 1 (2.44%) Data Warehouse
Development Applications
1 1 (2.44%) JIRA
General
1 8 (19.51%) Social Skills
2 6 (14.63%) Analytical Skills
3 5 (12.20%) Finance
4 3 (7.32%) Legal
5 2 (4.88%) Manufacturing
6 1 (2.44%) Advertising
6 1 (2.44%) Banking
6 1 (2.44%) Inclusion and Diversity
6 1 (2.44%) Influencing Skills
6 1 (2.44%) Law
6 1 (2.44%) Mandarin Language
6 1 (2.44%) Presentation Skills
6 1 (2.44%) Public Sector
Job Titles
1 8 (19.51%) Security Engineer
2 6 (14.63%) Compliance Manager
2 6 (14.63%) Infrastructure Specialist
2 6 (14.63%) IT Engineer
3 5 (12.20%) Cybersecurity Engineer
3 5 (12.20%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 5 (12.20%) Infrastructure Security Engineer
4 4 (9.76%) Risk Manager
4 4 (9.76%) Security Manager
4 4 (9.76%) Technical Manager
5 3 (7.32%) DevSecOps Engineer
5 3 (7.32%) Information Officer
5 3 (7.32%) Information Security Officer
5 3 (7.32%) IT Manager
5 3 (7.32%) Security Officer
6 2 (4.88%) Administrator
6 2 (4.88%) Analyst
6 2 (4.88%) Operations Manager
6 2 (4.88%) Security Compliance Analyst
6 2 (4.88%) Security Compliance Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (7.32%) OAuth
1 3 (7.32%) OpenID
1 3 (7.32%) SAML
Miscellaneous
1 12 (29.27%) Security Posture
2 6 (14.63%) Data Centre
2 6 (14.63%) Public Cloud
3 5 (12.20%) Clustering
3 5 (12.20%) Enterprise Storage
3 5 (12.20%) Management Information System
3 5 (12.20%) Private Cloud
3 5 (12.20%) Security Operations Centre
4 4 (9.76%) Cyber Threat
4 4 (9.76%) Cyberattack
5 3 (7.32%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
6 2 (4.88%) Life Science
6 2 (4.88%) Renewable Energy
7 1 (2.44%) Cloud Native
7 1 (2.44%) Onboarding
Operating Systems
1 7 (17.07%) Windows
2 1 (2.44%) Android
2 1 (2.44%) Apple iOS
2 1 (2.44%) Linux
2 1 (2.44%) Mac OS
2 1 (2.44%) Windows Server
2 1 (2.44%) Windows Server 2012
2 1 (2.44%) Windows Server 2016
2 1 (2.44%) Windows Server 2019
Processes & Methodologies
1 21 (51.22%) Cybersecurity
2 16 (39.02%) Information Security
3 15 (36.59%) Problem-Solving
3 15 (36.59%) SIEM
4 12 (29.27%) Security Operations
5 11 (26.83%) Identity Access Management
5 11 (26.83%) Infrastructure Engineering
5 11 (26.83%) Vulnerability Scanning
6 10 (24.39%) Data Security
7 9 (21.95%) Vulnerability Management
8 8 (19.51%) ITIL
9 7 (17.07%) Stakeholder Management
10 6 (14.63%) Compliance Management
10 6 (14.63%) Computer Science
10 6 (14.63%) DevSecOps
10 6 (14.63%) Mentoring
10 6 (14.63%) Network Architecture
10 6 (14.63%) Project Management
10 6 (14.63%) Release Management
10 6 (14.63%) Risk Management
Programming Languages
1 1 (2.44%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 9 (21.95%) CISSP
2 8 (19.51%) Degree
3 6 (14.63%) CISA
4 2 (4.88%) Cisco Certification
5 1 (2.44%) (ISC)2 CCSP
5 1 (2.44%) AWS Certification
5 1 (2.44%) CCA
5 1 (2.44%) CCNP
5 1 (2.44%) CCSP
5 1 (2.44%) CISM
5 1 (2.44%) Computer Science Degree
5 1 (2.44%) CRISC
5 1 (2.44%) Master's Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 39 (95.12%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 11 (26.83%) Cyber Essentials
3 10 (24.39%) PCI DSS
4 8 (19.51%) GDPR
4 8 (19.51%) NIST
5 7 (17.07%) Cyber Essentials PLUS
6 6 (14.63%) GRC
7 5 (12.20%) SOC 1
8 4 (9.76%) ISO 9001
9 3 (7.32%) HIPAA
9 3 (7.32%) NCSC
9 3 (7.32%) Sarbanes-Oxley
10 1 (2.44%) COBIT
10 1 (2.44%) ISO 31000
10 1 (2.44%) ISO/IEC 27005
10 1 (2.44%) NIST 800
10 1 (2.44%) SLA
System Software
1 5 (12.20%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (2.44%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 6 (14.63%) Nessus
Vendors
1 14 (34.15%) Microsoft
2 5 (12.20%) Cisco
2 5 (12.20%) VMware
3 2 (4.88%) Google
4 1 (2.44%) Atlassian