The median annual salary for an Auditor was £42,500 in advertised job vacancies during the 3 months to 28 June 2017.

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

Auditor
UK
3 months to
28 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 800 854 882
Rank change year-on-year +54 +28  
Permanent jobs requiring an Auditor 74 81 81
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.083% 0.082% 0.074%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.087% 0.085% 0.077%
Number of salaries quoted 58 64 59
Median salary £42,500 £48,000 £55,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -11.45% -12.72%  
90% offered a salary of more than £39,400 £40,000 £36,600
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £62,500 £68,000
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £47,500 £50,500
% change year-on-year -15.78% -5.94%  

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 85316 94967 105722
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the UK 95.94% 96.52% 96.57%
Number of salaries quoted 69638 80091 87142
Median salary £47,000 £47,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +4.44%  
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,500 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £70,000 £72,500
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year +2.40% +3.75%  

Auditor
Job Vacancy Trend

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

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 3 months to 28 June 2017.

Salary histogram for Auditor in the UK

Auditor
Top 26 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 3 months to 28 June 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 +25 46 £56,250 +17.18% 5
Wales - 28 £40,000 -
Cardiff - 28 £40,000 -
South Wales - 28 £40,000 -
London +28 24 £65,000 +18.18% 3
West Midlands +12 6 £63,125 +40.27%
Hertfordshire +7 5 £43,000 -23.55% 1
East of England -7 5 £43,000 -3.02% 1
Walsall - 5 £63,500 -
Hatfield - 5 £43,000 - 1
South East +44 4 £42,500 -10.52%
West Yorkshire +4 4 £40,000 -16.66%
Leeds +3 4 £40,000 -11.11%
Yorkshire -6 4 £40,000 -16.66%
North West -34 3 £38,000 -7.87%
Docklands, London - 3 £67,500 -
West Sussex +8 2 £42,500 -15.00%
Crewe - 2 £38,000 -
Cheshire - 2 £38,000 -
Berkshire +32 1 £50,000 +28.92%
Manchester -31 1 - -
Reading - 1 £50,000 -
City of London - 1 £47,500 - 2
Canary Wharf - 1 £65,000 -
Sussex - 1 £42,500 -
Birmingham - 1 £57,500 -

Auditor Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills

For the 6 months to 28 June 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 93 (69.40%) IT Audit
2 82 (61.19%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 60 (44.78%) Finance
4 56 (41.79%) Internal Audit
5 52 (38.81%) Risk Management
6 48 (35.82%) ISO 9001
7 43 (32.09%) CISA
8 40 (29.85%) Service Management
8 40 (29.85%) Information Security
9 28 (20.90%) Degree
10 24 (17.91%) PCI DSS
10 24 (17.91%) Cybersecurity
10 24 (17.91%) CISSP
11 22 (16.42%) ITIL
11 22 (16.42%) Banking
12 18 (13.43%) CISM
12 18 (13.43%) CRISC
12 18 (13.43%) Data Protection
13 16 (11.94%) Microsoft
13 16 (11.94%) Sarbanes-Oxley
14 15 (11.19%) Disaster Recovery
15 14 (10.45%) Economics
15 14 (10.45%) Continuous Improvement
15 14 (10.45%) Analytical Skills
16 11 (8.21%) ISO/IEC 20000
16 11 (8.21%) Management Information System
17 10 (7.46%) Security Management
17 10 (7.46%) Information Security Management
18 9 (6.72%) Stakeholder Management
18 9 (6.72%) Problem Management

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:

Application Platforms
1 1 (0.75%) SAS
Applications
1 6 (4.48%) Microsoft Excel
2 4 (2.99%) Microsoft Office
2 4 (2.99%) Microsoft PowerPoint
3 3 (2.24%) Maya
Communications & Networking
1 2 (1.49%) Broadband
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (2.99%) GIS
General
1 60 (44.78%) Finance
2 22 (16.42%) Banking
3 5 (3.73%) Marketing
4 3 (2.24%) Investment Banking
5 2 (1.49%) Retail
5 2 (1.49%) Telecoms
6 1 (0.75%) International Banking
6 1 (0.75%) Legal
6 1 (0.75%) Retail Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (0.75%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 14 (10.45%) Analytical Skills
2 11 (8.21%) Management Information System
3 4 (2.99%) Data Protection Act
3 4 (2.99%) Hedge funds
3 4 (2.99%) Security Operations Centre
4 2 (1.49%) Computer Science
5 1 (0.75%) Data Centre
5 1 (0.75%) Derivative
5 1 (0.75%) Equities
5 1 (0.75%) Fixed Income
5 1 (0.75%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
Processes & Methodologies
1 93 (69.40%) IT Audit
2 56 (41.79%) Internal Audit
3 52 (38.81%) Risk Management
4 40 (29.85%) Information Security
4 40 (29.85%) Service Management
5 24 (17.91%) Cybersecurity
6 22 (16.42%) ITIL
7 18 (13.43%) Data Protection
8 15 (11.19%) Disaster Recovery
9 14 (10.45%) Continuous Improvement
9 14 (10.45%) Economics
10 10 (7.46%) Information Security Management
10 10 (7.46%) Security Management
11 9 (6.72%) Problem Management
11 9 (6.72%) Stakeholder Management
12 8 (5.97%) Customer Requirements
12 8 (5.97%) Incident Management
12 8 (5.97%) Information Assurance
12 8 (5.97%) Risk Analysis
13 7 (5.22%) IT Governance
Qualifications
1 43 (32.09%) CISA
2 28 (20.90%) Degree
3 24 (17.91%) CISSP
4 18 (13.43%) CISM
4 18 (13.43%) CRISC
5 7 (5.22%) SC Cleared
5 7 (5.22%) Security Cleared
6 4 (2.99%) ACCA
6 4 (2.99%) ISO 27001 Lead Auditor
7 3 (2.24%) QiCA
8 2 (1.49%) CIMA
8 2 (1.49%) GIAC
8 2 (1.49%) SANS
9 1 (0.75%) Computer Science Degree
9 1 (0.75%) PCI QSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 82 (61.19%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 48 (35.82%) ISO 9001
3 24 (17.91%) PCI DSS
4 16 (11.94%) Sarbanes-Oxley
5 11 (8.21%) ISO/IEC 20000
6 6 (4.48%) ISO 22301
7 5 (3.73%) COBIT
8 3 (2.24%) GDPR
8 3 (2.24%) PMO
9 2 (1.49%) Data Quality
9 2 (1.49%) MiFID
9 2 (1.49%) NIST 800
10 1 (0.75%) COSO
10 1 (0.75%) Dodd-Frank
10 1 (0.75%) EMIR
10 1 (0.75%) FATCA
10 1 (0.75%) IFRS
10 1 (0.75%) IFRS 9
10 1 (0.75%) QA
Vendors
1 16 (11.94%) Microsoft
2 6 (4.48%) Computacenter
3 2 (1.49%) Apple
4 1 (0.75%) CA
4 1 (0.75%) Wallstreet Suite
City, London
HFG
Salary: £65000 - £70000 per annum, Benefits Pension, Bonus
Posted: Yesterday
Bristol, Avon
First Person
Salary: £28000 - £40000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Hatfield, Hertfordshire
Computacenter
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 26 days ago