The median annual salary for a Audit Analyst was £52,500 in advertised job vacancies during the 3 months to 27 March 2017.

The first table below provides salary benchmarking and summary statistics including a comparison to same period in the previous 2 years.

3 months to
27 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Audit Analyst
UK
Rank 857 929 942
Rank change year-on-year +72 +13  
Permanent jobs requiring an Audit Analyst 7 20 9
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.008% 0.019% 0.008%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.009% 0.020% 0.009%
Number of salaries quoted 6 17 8
Median salary £52,500 £35,000 £30,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +50.00% +16.66%  
90% offered a salary of more than £31,000 £33,500 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £49,000 £63,700
UK excluding London median salary £70,000 £45,000 £30,000
% change year-on-year +55.55% +50.00%  

The next table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all job roles in permanent job vacancies. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title. As such, the figures in the first row provide an indication of the number of permanent jobs in our overall sample.

IT Job Roles
UK
Permanent job vacancies with a job title containing a recognized job role 81427 99650 104367
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the UK 96.26% 96.36% 96.63%
Number of salaries quoted 67614 83405 85224
Median salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,500 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £72,500 £70,000 £70,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,000 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year +1.20% +3.75%  

Audit Analyst
Job Vacancy Trend

The job posting trend of jobs advertised that featured Audit Analyst in the job title.

Job vacancy trend for Audit Analyst in the UK

Audit Analyst
Salary Trend

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

Salary trend for Audit Analyst in the UK

Audit Analyst
Salary Histogram

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Audit Analyst over the 3 months to 27 March 2017.

Salary histogram for Audit Analyst in the UK

Audit Analyst
Top 5 Job Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Audit Analyst within the UK over the 3 months to 27 March 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
England +76 7 £52,500 +50.00%
London +68 6 £50,000 +42.85%
City of London +48 3 £32,500 -2.98%
Kent - 1 £70,000 -
South East - 1 £70,000 -

Audit Analyst Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 27 March 2017, Audit Analyst job roles required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads featuring Audit Analyst in the job title.

1 29 (85.29%) Finance
2 20 (58.82%) IT Audit
3 15 (44.12%) Stakeholder Management
3 15 (44.12%) Banking
3 15 (44.12%) PCI DSS
4 14 (41.18%) PCI QSA
4 14 (41.18%) Data Analysis
4 14 (41.18%) MS PowerPoint
4 14 (41.18%) CISA
4 14 (41.18%) SQL
4 14 (41.18%) MS Office
4 14 (41.18%) MS Excel
4 14 (41.18%) Microsoft
4 14 (41.18%) Single Customer View
4 14 (41.18%) Compliance Audit
4 14 (41.18%) Analytical Skills
5 13 (38.24%) ITIL
6 10 (29.41%) COBIT
7 9 (26.47%) IT Governance
7 9 (26.47%) Sarbanes-Oxley
8 8 (23.53%) ITIL Certification
8 8 (23.53%) Publishing
8 8 (23.53%) ISO/IEC 27001
8 8 (23.53%) CRISC
8 8 (23.53%) CGEIT
8 8 (23.53%) Risk Analysis
8 8 (23.53%) Process Improvement
9 7 (20.59%) ISACA
9 7 (20.59%) Service Delivery
10 5 (14.71%) Risk Management

Audit Analyst Skill Set
Top Related IT Skills 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:

Applications
1 14 (41.18%) MS Excel
1 14 (41.18%) MS Office
1 14 (41.18%) MS PowerPoint
2 1 (2.94%) MS Visio
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (2.94%) QlikView
Development Applications
1 1 (2.94%) ERwin
1 1 (2.94%) JIRA
General
1 29 (85.29%) Finance
2 15 (44.12%) Banking
3 8 (23.53%) Publishing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (2.94%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 14 (41.18%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (2.94%) Management Information System
Processes & Methodologies
1 20 (58.82%) IT Audit
2 15 (44.12%) Stakeholder Management
3 14 (41.18%) Compliance Audit
3 14 (41.18%) Data Analysis
3 14 (41.18%) Single Customer View
4 13 (38.24%) ITIL
5 9 (26.47%) IT Governance
6 8 (23.53%) Process Improvement
6 8 (23.53%) Risk Analysis
7 7 (20.59%) Service Delivery
8 5 (14.71%) Risk Management
9 3 (8.82%) Change Management
9 3 (8.82%) Incident Management
9 3 (8.82%) Information Security
10 2 (5.88%) Asset Management
10 2 (5.88%) Internal Audit
10 2 (5.88%) Problem Management
10 2 (5.88%) Service Management
11 1 (2.94%) Change Control
11 1 (2.94%) Cybersecurity
Programming Languages
1 14 (41.18%) SQL
2 1 (2.94%) VBA
Qualifications
1 14 (41.18%) CISA
1 14 (41.18%) PCI QSA
2 8 (23.53%) CGEIT
2 8 (23.53%) CRISC
2 8 (23.53%) ITIL Certification
3 7 (20.59%) ISACA
4 4 (11.76%) Degree
5 3 (8.82%) CISM
5 3 (8.82%) CISSP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 15 (44.12%) PCI DSS
2 10 (29.41%) COBIT
3 9 (26.47%) Sarbanes-Oxley
4 8 (23.53%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 2 (5.88%) ISO 9001
6 1 (2.94%) PMO
6 1 (2.94%) QA
Vendors
1 14 (41.18%) Microsoft
2 1 (2.94%) Tableau