Period
to 24 November 2017

The median annual salary for an Auditor was £60,000 in advertised job vacancies during the 6 months to 24 November 2017.

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

Auditor
UK
6 months to
24 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 1127 1144 1174
Rank change year-on-year +17 +30 +18
Permanent jobs requiring an Auditor 84 78 149
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.047% 0.041% 0.068%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.049% 0.043% 0.071%
Number of salaries quoted 72 71 99
UK median annual salary £60,000 £47,000 £55,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +27.66% -14.55% +19.57%
10th Percentile £40,000 £29,750 £35,600
90th Percentile £76,000 £71,250 £70,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £42,500 £40,000 £55,000
% change year-on-year +6.25% -27.27% +22.22%

The following table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all permanent IT job vacancies. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title that can be normalized. As such, the figures in the second row provide an indication of the number of permanent jobs in our overall sample.

All Permanent IT Job Vacancies
UK
Permanent vacancies in the UK with a recognized job title 172577 182568 211044
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 95.80% 96.48% 96.46%
Number of salaries quoted 138473 152713 175380
UK median annual salary £48,500 £47,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +2.11% +5.56% -
10th Percentile £27,500 £27,000 £26,250
90th Percentile £78,750 £77,500 £75,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £42,500 £42,500 £41,000
% change year-on-year - +3.66% +2.50%

Auditor
Job Vacancy Trend

Job postings that featured Auditor in the job title as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised.

Job vacancy trend for Auditor in the UK

Auditor
Salary Trend

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

Salary trend for Auditor in the UK

Auditor
Salary Histogram

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Auditor over the 6 months to 24 November 2017.

Salary histogram for Auditor in the UK

Auditor
Top 11 Job Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Auditor within the UK over the 6 months to 24 November 2017. 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
England +44 74 £60,000 +26.98% 10
London +22 54 £65,000 +8.33% 3
UK excluding London +43 30 £42,500 +6.25% 7
Wales +29 10 £40,000 +6.67%
South East +49 7 £42,500 -10.53% 4
Midlands +34 6 £43,750 +45.83% 1
West Midlands +20 5 £45,000 +12.50%
East of England +9 4 £61,500 +85.84%
Yorkshire +25 3 £34,000 -15.00% 2
North of England +9 3 £34,000 -15.00% 2
East Midlands +29 1 £35,000 +16.67% 1

Auditor Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills

For the 6 months to 24 November 2017, Auditor 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 Auditor in the job title.

1 56 (66.67%) IT Audit
2 46 (54.76%) Internal Audit
3 43 (51.19%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 40 (47.62%) Finance
5 36 (42.86%) Risk Management
6 29 (34.52%) CISA
7 26 (30.95%) ISO 9001
8 23 (27.38%) Service Management
9 21 (25.00%) Degree
10 18 (21.43%) Information Security
10 18 (21.43%) Sarbanes-Oxley
11 16 (19.05%) Banking
11 16 (19.05%) Cybersecurity
12 15 (17.86%) ITIL
13 13 (15.48%) Unix
13 13 (15.48%) Windows
13 13 (15.48%) Risk Analysis
14 12 (14.29%) CISSP
14 12 (14.29%) CISM
15 9 (10.71%) ISO 27001 Lead Auditor
15 9 (10.71%) PRINCE2
16 8 (9.52%) PRINCE
17 7 (8.33%) Stakeholder Management
17 7 (8.33%) Change Control
18 6 (7.14%) CRISC
18 6 (7.14%) ITIL V3
18 6 (7.14%) Hedge funds
18 6 (7.14%) Presales
18 6 (7.14%) Marketing
18 6 (7.14%) COBIT

Auditor Skill Set
Co-occurring 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 3 (3.57%) Maya
2 1 (1.19%) Microsoft Excel
2 1 (1.19%) Microsoft Office
2 1 (1.19%) Microsoft PowerPoint
2 1 (1.19%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 2 (2.38%) SAP FSCM
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.19%) Cloud Computing
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (3.57%) Power BI
2 2 (2.38%) QlikView
General
1 40 (47.62%) Finance
2 16 (19.05%) Banking
3 6 (7.14%) Marketing
4 4 (4.76%) Legal
5 2 (2.38%) Investment Banking
5 2 (2.38%) Retail
5 2 (2.38%) Retail Banking
5 2 (2.38%) Telecoms
6 1 (1.19%) Advertising
6 1 (1.19%) Financial Institution
6 1 (1.19%) Front Office
6 1 (1.19%) Private Banking
Miscellaneous
1 6 (7.14%) Computer Science
1 6 (7.14%) Hedge funds
2 4 (4.76%) Analytical Skills
2 4 (4.76%) Clustering
3 3 (3.57%) Greenfield Project
4 2 (2.38%) Equities
4 2 (2.38%) Fixed Income
4 2 (2.38%) FMCG
4 2 (2.38%) Management Information System
5 1 (1.19%) Derivative
5 1 (1.19%) Fintech
5 1 (1.19%) Market Risk
Operating Systems
1 13 (15.48%) Unix
1 13 (15.48%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 56 (66.67%) IT Audit
2 46 (54.76%) Internal Audit
3 36 (42.86%) Risk Management
4 23 (27.38%) Service Management
5 18 (21.43%) Information Security
6 16 (19.05%) Cybersecurity
7 15 (17.86%) ITIL
8 13 (15.48%) Risk Analysis
9 9 (10.71%) PRINCE2
10 8 (9.52%) PRINCE
11 7 (8.33%) Change Control
11 7 (8.33%) Stakeholder Management
12 6 (7.14%) ITIL V3
12 6 (7.14%) Mathematics
12 6 (7.14%) Presales
13 5 (5.95%) Analytics
13 5 (5.95%) Continuous Improvement
13 5 (5.95%) Data Analytics
13 5 (5.95%) Economics
14 4 (4.76%) Business Development
Programming Languages
1 3 (3.57%) SQL
2 2 (2.38%) Java
2 2 (2.38%) Python
2 2 (2.38%) VBA
Qualifications
1 29 (34.52%) CISA
2 21 (25.00%) Degree
3 12 (14.29%) CISM
3 12 (14.29%) CISSP
4 9 (10.71%) ISO 27001 Lead Auditor
5 6 (7.14%) Computer Science Degree
5 6 (7.14%) CRISC
6 5 (5.95%) ACCA
7 3 (3.57%) CIMA
7 3 (3.57%) IRCA
7 3 (3.57%) Six Sigma Green Belt
8 2 (2.38%) SC Cleared
8 2 (2.38%) Security Cleared
9 1 (1.19%) HNC
9 1 (1.19%) SANS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 43 (51.19%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 26 (30.95%) ISO 9001
3 18 (21.43%) Sarbanes-Oxley
4 6 (7.14%) COBIT
5 3 (3.57%) GDPR
5 3 (3.57%) ISAE 3402
5 3 (3.57%) ISO/IEC 20000
5 3 (3.57%) PCI DSS
6 2 (2.38%) COSO
6 2 (2.38%) NIST 800
6 2 (2.38%) QA
7 1 (1.19%) ISO 14001
7 1 (1.19%) ISO 22301
7 1 (1.19%) ISO 9000
7 1 (1.19%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
Vendors
1 5 (5.95%) Tableau
2 3 (3.57%) Microsoft
3 2 (2.38%) CA
3 2 (2.38%) SAP