Compliance Auditing
UK

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies with a requirement for Compliance Audit skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited Compliance Audit over the 6 months to 29 February 2024 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

6 months to
29 Feb 2024
Same period 2023 Same period 2022
Rank 748 897 1086
Rank change year-on-year +149 +189 -274
Permanent jobs citing Compliance Audit 77 122 83
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the UK 0.095% 0.11% 0.059%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.11% 0.11% 0.062%
Number of salaries quoted 55 86 45
10th Percentile £28,250 - -
25th Percentile £40,875 £31,262 £38,635
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £55,000 £55,000 £71,000
Median % change year-on-year - -22.54% +42.00%
75th Percentile £70,000 £67,500 £107,500
90th Percentile £78,250 £78,125 £127,500
UK excluding London median annual salary £47,000 £56,000 £38,635
% change year-on-year -16.07% +44.95% -22.73%

All Process and Methodology Skills
UK

Compliance Audit is in the Processes and Methodologies category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all permanent job vacancies with a requirement for process or methodology skills.

Permanent vacancies with a requirement for process or methodology skills 71,793 106,937 134,876
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the UK 88.37% 95.56% 95.13%
Number of salaries quoted 53,117 64,503 82,152
10th Percentile £29,445 £34,500 £33,000
25th Percentile £40,000 £45,750 £43,750
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £55,000 £62,500 £60,000
Median % change year-on-year -12.00% +4.17% +9.09%
75th Percentile £75,000 £82,500 £78,750
90th Percentile £95,000 £100,000 £96,250
UK excluding London median annual salary £50,000 £55,000 £51,500
% change year-on-year -9.09% +6.80% +8.42%

Compliance Audit
Job Vacancy Trend

Job postings citing Compliance Audit as a proportion of all IT jobs advertised.

Job vacancy trend for Compliance Audit in the UK

Compliance Audit
Salary Trend

3-month moving average salary quoted in jobs citing Compliance Audit.

Salary trend for Compliance Audit in the UK

Compliance Audit
Salary Histogram

Salary distribution for jobs citing Compliance Audit over the 6 months to 29 February 2024.

Salary histogram for Compliance Audit in the UK

Compliance Audit
Top 13 Job Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Compliance Audit within the UK over the 6 months to 29 February 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
England +165 64 £55,000 - 24
UK excluding London +97 53 £47,000 -16.07% 20
London +190 22 £71,250 +18.10% 5
Work from Home +97 19 £55,000 -7.95% 10
North of England +85 19 £40,000 -38.93% 7
North West +58 13 £28,500 -49.11% 5
Wales +23 13 - -
West Midlands +62 8 £58,000 +36.47% 2
Midlands +44 8 £58,000 +36.47% 3
South West +24 7 £47,000 +4.44% 3
Yorkshire +81 6 £50,750 -27.50% 1
East of England +43 4 £55,500 -41.58% 3
South East +35 3 £47,000 -14.55% 5

Compliance Audit
Co-occurring Skills and Capabilities 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:

Application Platforms
1 7 (9.09%) SharePoint
Applications
1 11 (14.29%) Microsoft Office
2 10 (12.99%) Microsoft Excel
3 8 (10.39%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 3 (3.90%) Oracle AGIS
1 3 (3.90%) Oracle Assets
1 3 (3.90%) Oracle E-Business Tax
1 3 (3.90%) Oracle Financials
1 3 (3.90%) Oracle General Ledger
1 3 (3.90%) Oracle iProcurement
1 3 (3.90%) Oracle Payables
Cloud Services
1 6 (7.79%) Microsoft 365
2 3 (3.90%) Power Platform
3 1 (1.30%) Azure
3 1 (1.30%) Entra ID
3 1 (1.30%) WhatsApp
Communications & Networking
1 16 (20.78%) Firewall
2 14 (18.18%) VPN
3 13 (16.88%) FTP
3 13 (16.88%) HTTP
3 13 (16.88%) Internet
3 13 (16.88%) LAN
3 13 (16.88%) Network Security
3 13 (16.88%) SMTP
3 13 (16.88%) Sourcefire
3 13 (16.88%) TCP/IP
3 13 (16.88%) WAN
4 7 (9.09%) Intrusion Detection
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (10.39%) Oracle Database
2 3 (3.90%) Oracle Reports
2 3 (3.90%) Power BI
3 1 (1.30%) GIS
3 1 (1.30%) Relational Database
3 1 (1.30%) SQL Server
3 1 (1.30%) SQL Server Integration Services
General
1 29 (37.66%) Social Skills
2 24 (31.17%) Analytical Skills
3 18 (23.38%) Finance
4 13 (16.88%) Legal
5 12 (15.58%) Games
6 8 (10.39%) Back Office
6 8 (10.39%) Banking
6 8 (10.39%) Front Office
7 6 (7.79%) Manufacturing
7 6 (7.79%) Pharmaceutical
8 4 (5.19%) Law
9 3 (3.90%) Billing
9 3 (3.90%) General Ledger
10 2 (2.60%) Inclusion and Diversity
10 2 (2.60%) Influencing Skills
10 2 (2.60%) Organisational Skills
10 2 (2.60%) Telecoms
11 1 (1.30%) Aerospace
11 1 (1.30%) Financial Institution
11 1 (1.30%) Public Sector
Job Titles
1 30 (38.96%) Analyst
2 13 (16.88%) SOC Analyst
3 8 (10.39%) Applications Support
3 8 (10.39%) Applications Support Analyst
3 8 (10.39%) Support Analyst
4 7 (9.09%) Coordinator
4 7 (9.09%) Lead
4 7 (9.09%) Security Manager
5 6 (7.79%) Compliance Manager
5 6 (7.79%) QA Leader
5 6 (7.79%) Senior
6 4 (5.19%) 3rd Line Engineer
6 4 (5.19%) Information Manager
7 3 (3.90%) Financial Analyst
7 3 (3.90%) Information Security Compliance Manager
7 3 (3.90%) Information Security Manager
7 3 (3.90%) Security Compliance Manager
7 3 (3.90%) Senior Analyst
8 2 (2.60%) Chief Information Security Officer
8 2 (2.60%) Information Risk Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 13 (16.88%) LDAP
2 8 (10.39%) FIX Protocol
Miscellaneous
1 13 (16.88%) Management Information System
1 13 (16.88%) Security Operations Centre
2 12 (15.58%) Analytical Mindset
2 12 (15.58%) Cyber Threat
2 12 (15.58%) PKI
3 10 (12.99%) NHS
4 8 (10.39%) Onboarding
5 5 (6.49%) Security Posture
6 2 (2.60%) CCTV
6 2 (2.60%) Cyber Defence
7 1 (1.30%) Data Centre
7 1 (1.30%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
7 1 (1.30%) Freedom of Information
7 1 (1.30%) Freedom of Information Act
7 1 (1.30%) Housing Association
Operating Systems
1 9 (11.69%) Windows
2 8 (10.39%) Linux
2 8 (10.39%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 28 (36.36%) Problem-Solving
2 23 (29.87%) Cybersecurity
3 19 (24.68%) Continuous Improvement
4 16 (20.78%) Time Management
5 14 (18.18%) Business Continuity
5 14 (18.18%) Incident Management
5 14 (18.18%) Internal Audit
6 13 (16.88%) Actionable Insight
6 13 (16.88%) Kalman Filter
6 13 (16.88%) Multi-Factor Authentication
6 13 (16.88%) Security Operations
6 13 (16.88%) SIEM
6 13 (16.88%) Two-Factor Authentication
7 12 (15.58%) Blue Team
7 12 (15.58%) Data Loss Prevention
7 12 (15.58%) ITIL
7 12 (15.58%) Risk Management
8 11 (14.29%) Decision-Making
8 11 (14.29%) Information Security
9 10 (12.99%) QMS
Programming Languages
1 10 (12.99%) SQL
2 8 (10.39%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 18 (23.38%) Degree
2 13 (16.88%) Security Cleared
3 9 (11.69%) CISSP
4 8 (10.39%) CRISC
5 7 (9.09%) CISA
5 7 (9.09%) SC Cleared
6 6 (7.79%) SANS
7 4 (5.19%) GIAC
8 3 (3.90%) CISM
9 2 (2.60%) FFIEC
9 2 (2.60%) ISO 27001 Lead Auditor
9 2 (2.60%) ISO 27001 Lead Implementer
9 2 (2.60%) PCI QSA
10 1 (1.30%) CESG Certified Professional
10 1 (1.30%) Computer Science Degree
10 1 (1.30%) HNC
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 12 (15.58%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 11 (14.29%) GDPR
3 10 (12.99%) NEBOSH
4 8 (10.39%) COSHH
5 6 (7.79%) GMP
5 6 (7.79%) QA
6 5 (6.49%) HMG Security Policy Framework
6 5 (6.49%) PCI DSS
6 5 (6.49%) Sarbanes-Oxley
7 4 (5.19%) NIST
8 3 (3.90%) Cyber Essentials
9 2 (2.60%) COBIT
9 2 (2.60%) Cyber Essentials PLUS
9 2 (2.60%) GLBA
9 2 (2.60%) ISO 14001
9 2 (2.60%) ISO 9001
10 1 (1.30%) Data Quality
10 1 (1.30%) Def Stans
10 1 (1.30%) Government Security Classifications
10 1 (1.30%) JSP 440
System Software
1 4 (5.19%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (2.60%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 13 (16.88%) FortiGate
2 1 (1.30%) Microsoft Intune
Vendors
1 21 (27.27%) IBM
2 14 (18.18%) Cisco
2 14 (18.18%) Microsoft
3 13 (16.88%) ArcSight
3 13 (16.88%) CheckPoint
3 13 (16.88%) F5
3 13 (16.88%) Juniper
3 13 (16.88%) Splunk
3 13 (16.88%) TippingPoint
3 13 (16.88%) Trend Micro
4 11 (14.29%) Oracle
5 8 (10.39%) Algorithmics
5 8 (10.39%) ION Trading
6 7 (9.09%) Google
7 5 (6.49%) Citrix
8 4 (5.19%) VMware
9 1 (1.30%) Dell
9 1 (1.30%) Meraki
9 1 (1.30%) Veeam