Period
to 20 October 2018

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 20 October 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Compliance Auditing
UK
6 months to
20 Oct 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 1052 1059 1092
Rank change year-on-year +7 +33 -4
Permanent jobs citing Compliance Audit 96 128 146
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.059% 0.073% 0.076%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.065% 0.080% 0.084%
Number of salaries quoted 66 108 120
UK median annual salary £57,500 £54,250 £44,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.99% +23.30% -20.00%
10th Percentile £29,000 £41,250 £28,750
90th Percentile £82,500 £67,500 £68,875
UK excluding London median annual salary £53,198 £53,500 £44,000
% change year-on-year -0.57% +21.59% -20.00%

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.

All Process and Methodology Skills
UK
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for process or methodology skills 148,837 159,663 173,549
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 91.05% 91.56% 90.89%
Number of salaries quoted 118,373 125,920 144,420
UK median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £48,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - +3.09% +2.11%
10th Percentile £29,000 £28,250 £27,500
90th Percentile £83,750 £80,000 £78,750
UK excluding London median annual salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year +5.88% - -

Compliance Audit
Job Vacancy Trend

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

Job vacancy trend for Compliance Audit in the UK

Compliance Audit
Salary Trend

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

Salary trend for Compliance Audit in the UK

Compliance Audit
Salary Histogram

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Compliance Audit over the 6 months to 20 October 2018.

Salary histogram for Compliance Audit in the UK

Compliance Audit
Top 14 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 20 October 2018. 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 -9 95 £57,500 +7.48% 23
UK excluding London +57 67 £53,198 -0.57% 20
Midlands +56 34 £56,250 +5.14% 3
West Midlands +52 28 £57,500 +7.48% 2
London -37 27 £63,750 +15.91% 4
North of England +57 19 £52,500 -15.32% 2
North East -2 8 £68,250 +160.00%
North West +13 6 £37,500 -41.41%
South East +5 6 £57,500 +15.00% 8
East Midlands - 6 £47,500 - 1
Yorkshire +23 5 £51,250 -18.00% 2
East of England +20 4 £30,000 -14.29% 3
South West +8 3 £50,000 -33.33% 3
Scotland - 1 - - 1

For the 6 months to 20 October 2018, IT jobs citing Compliance Audit also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all permanent job ads with a requirement for Compliance Audit.

1 47 (48.96%) Information Security
2 45 (46.88%) GDPR
3 41 (42.71%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 37 (38.54%) Data Protection
5 34 (35.42%) PCI DSS
6 30 (31.25%) Risk Management
7 28 (29.17%) Analytical Skills
8 25 (26.04%) CISM
8 25 (26.04%) CISSP
9 21 (21.88%) Finance
10 20 (20.83%) Management Information System
11 19 (19.79%) Internal Audit
12 17 (17.71%) Risk Assessment
12 17 (17.71%) Time Management
13 15 (15.63%) Process Improvement
13 15 (15.63%) Regulatory Compliance
13 15 (15.63%) Cyber Essentials
14 14 (14.58%) Problem-Solving
14 14 (14.58%) ITIL
15 13 (13.54%) Project Management
15 13 (13.54%) Legal
16 12 (12.50%) Information Security Management
16 12 (12.50%) Security Management
16 12 (12.50%) CISA
16 12 (12.50%) Penetration Testing
16 12 (12.50%) Microsoft Office
16 12 (12.50%) Creative Problem-Solving
17 11 (11.46%) SQL
18 10 (10.42%) Sarbanes-Oxley
18 10 (10.42%) Internet

Compliance Audit
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 2 (2.08%) Apache Pig
1 2 (2.08%) Apache Spark
2 1 (1.04%) SharePoint
Applications
1 12 (12.50%) Microsoft Office
2 8 (8.33%) Microsoft Excel
2 8 (8.33%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 1 (1.04%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.04%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (1.04%) G Suite
1 1 (1.04%) Google Cloud Platform
1 1 (1.04%) Microsoft Azure
1 1 (1.04%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 10 (10.42%) Internet
2 6 (6.25%) Network Security
3 5 (5.21%) VPN
4 4 (4.17%) Firewall
4 4 (4.17%) IPsec
4 4 (4.17%) SSL
4 4 (4.17%) VoIP
5 3 (3.13%) VLAN
6 2 (2.08%) BGP
6 2 (2.08%) DNS
6 2 (2.08%) EIGRP
6 2 (2.08%) HSRP
6 2 (2.08%) LAN
6 2 (2.08%) OSPF
6 2 (2.08%) PPP
6 2 (2.08%) SNMP
6 2 (2.08%) TCP/IP
6 2 (2.08%) WAN
6 2 (2.08%) Wi-Fi
6 2 (2.08%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (4.17%) Big Data
1 4 (4.17%) Relational Database
2 2 (2.08%) Apache Hive
2 2 (2.08%) Hadoop
2 2 (2.08%) Power BI
2 2 (2.08%) QlikView
2 2 (2.08%) Sqoop
Development Applications
1 1 (1.04%) JIRA
General
1 21 (21.88%) Finance
2 13 (13.54%) Legal
3 7 (7.29%) Banking
4 4 (4.17%) Pharmaceutical
5 3 (3.13%) Telecoms
6 2 (2.08%) Law
6 2 (2.08%) Local Government
6 2 (2.08%) Retail
7 1 (1.04%) Back Office
7 1 (1.04%) Billing
7 1 (1.04%) Digital Economy
7 1 (1.04%) Games
7 1 (1.04%) Manufacturing
7 1 (1.04%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 28 (29.17%) Security Manager
2 20 (20.83%) Information Manager
2 20 (20.83%) Information Security Manager
3 14 (14.58%) Auditor
4 13 (13.54%) Analyst
5 12 (12.50%) Internal Auditor
6 11 (11.46%) Compliance Manager
6 11 (11.46%) IT Manager
7 7 (7.29%) Consultant
7 7 (7.29%) Data Analyst
7 7 (7.29%) Excel Analyst
7 7 (7.29%) Risk Manager
8 6 (6.25%) Security Compliance Manager
9 5 (5.21%) IT Risk Manager
9 5 (5.21%) Security Consultant
10 4 (4.17%) ICT Manager
10 4 (4.17%) Information Analyst
10 4 (4.17%) Information Security Analyst
10 4 (4.17%) IT Security Manager
10 4 (4.17%) Security Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (2.08%) EDI
Miscellaneous
1 28 (29.17%) Analytical Skills
2 20 (20.83%) Management Information System
3 8 (8.33%) Data Centre
3 8 (8.33%) Data Protection Act
4 7 (7.29%) Self-Motivation
5 5 (5.21%) Smart Energy
6 4 (4.17%) Algorithms
6 4 (4.17%) Cyberattack
6 4 (4.17%) Cyberthreat
6 4 (4.17%) Greenfield Project
6 4 (4.17%) PKI
7 2 (2.08%) Fintech
8 1 (1.04%) AS400
8 1 (1.04%) BBC
8 1 (1.04%) CCTV
8 1 (1.04%) FMCG
8 1 (1.04%) Freedom of Information Act
8 1 (1.04%) Life Science
8 1 (1.04%) Mobile App
8 1 (1.04%) Smart Meter
Operating Systems
1 4 (4.17%) Unix
2 3 (3.13%) Windows
2 3 (3.13%) Windows Server
3 2 (2.08%) Linux
4 1 (1.04%) Windows 10
4 1 (1.04%) Windows 7
4 1 (1.04%) Windows Server 2008
4 1 (1.04%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 47 (48.96%) Information Security
2 37 (38.54%) Data Protection
3 30 (31.25%) Risk Management
4 19 (19.79%) Internal Audit
5 17 (17.71%) Risk Assessment
5 17 (17.71%) Time Management
6 15 (15.63%) Process Improvement
6 15 (15.63%) Regulatory Compliance
7 14 (14.58%) ITIL
7 14 (14.58%) Problem-Solving
8 13 (13.54%) Project Management
9 12 (12.50%) Creative Problem-Solving
9 12 (12.50%) Information Security Management
9 12 (12.50%) Penetration Testing
9 12 (12.50%) Security Management
10 10 (10.42%) Continuous Improvement
11 9 (9.38%) GAP Analysis
12 8 (8.33%) ISMS
13 7 (7.29%) Cybersecurity
13 7 (7.29%) Data Security
Programming Languages
1 11 (11.46%) SQL
2 4 (4.17%) C
3 2 (2.08%) Scala
Qualifications
1 25 (26.04%) CISM
1 25 (26.04%) CISSP
2 12 (12.50%) CISA
3 10 (10.42%) Security Cleared
4 9 (9.38%) SC Cleared
5 7 (7.29%) ISACA
6 6 (6.25%) SANS
7 4 (4.17%) CCIE
7 4 (4.17%) CCNP
7 4 (4.17%) Cisco Certification
7 4 (4.17%) CRISC
8 3 (3.13%) GIAC
9 2 (2.08%) CCIE Security
9 2 (2.08%) CCMSE
9 2 (2.08%) CCSA
9 2 (2.08%) ISEB
9 2 (2.08%) JNCIE
10 1 (1.04%) CESG Certified Professional
10 1 (1.04%) ISO 27001 Lead Auditor
10 1 (1.04%) ISO 27001 Lead Implementer
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 45 (46.88%) GDPR
2 41 (42.71%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 34 (35.42%) PCI DSS
4 15 (15.63%) Cyber Essentials
5 10 (10.42%) ISO/IEC 27005
5 10 (10.42%) Sarbanes-Oxley
6 6 (6.25%) COBIT
6 6 (6.25%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
7 4 (4.17%) FIPS 140-2
8 3 (3.13%) HMG Security Policy Framework
8 3 (3.13%) SLA
9 2 (2.08%) QA
9 2 (2.08%) SAS 70
9 2 (2.08%) Solvency II
10 1 (1.04%) Data Quality
10 1 (1.04%) ISO/IEC 20000
10 1 (1.04%) PMO
System Software
1 4 (4.17%) Firmware
2 2 (2.08%) Apache Flume
3 1 (1.04%) Virtual Machines
3 1 (1.04%) VMware ESXi
3 1 (1.04%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (1.04%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 2 (2.08%) RSA Security Analytics
Vendors
1 10 (10.42%) Microsoft
2 6 (6.25%) Cisco
3 4 (4.17%) CheckPoint
3 4 (4.17%) F5
3 4 (4.17%) Juniper
3 4 (4.17%) McAfee
3 4 (4.17%) Oracle
3 4 (4.17%) Symantec
4 3 (3.13%) SAP
5 2 (2.08%) Baan
5 2 (2.08%) Cloudera
5 2 (2.08%) Cognizant
5 2 (2.08%) Datameer
5 2 (2.08%) Hortonworks
5 2 (2.08%) MapR
5 2 (2.08%) Palo Alto
5 2 (2.08%) RedPrairie
5 2 (2.08%) Tableau
5 2 (2.08%) Trend Micro
6 1 (1.04%) Snow