Period
to 19 July 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 19 July 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Compliance Auditing
UK
6 months to
19 Jul 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 1072 1073 1099
Rank change year-on-year +1 +26 +6
Permanent jobs citing Compliance Audit 125 118 180
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.072% 0.066% 0.089%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.079% 0.073% 0.098%
Number of salaries quoted 69 96 150
UK median annual salary £57,500 £53,500 £43,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +7.48% +22.99% -17.14%
10th Percentile £30,600 £38,125 £29,250
90th Percentile £75,000 £80,000 £83,750
UK excluding London median annual salary £57,500 £51,500 £51,500
% change year-on-year +11.65% - +8.42%

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 157,849 161,235 182,922
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 90.67% 90.75% 90.02%
Number of salaries quoted 126,086 129,822 152,126
UK median annual salary £50,000 £49,056 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +1.92% +3.28% -
10th Percentile £29,000 £28,000 £27,500
90th Percentile £82,500 £80,000 £77,500
UK excluding London median annual salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year +5.88% - +1.19%

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 19 July 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 19 July 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 +8 120 £57,500 +7.48% 9
UK excluding London +78 74 £57,500 +11.65% 8
London -19 50 £60,000 +4.35% 1
Midlands +40 31 £57,500 +7.48% 3
West Midlands +37 29 £57,500 +7.48% 2
North of England +12 18 £68,250 - 2
South East +11 15 £56,000 +8.74%
North East - 10 £69,750 - 1
North West +18 6 £47,500 -
Scotland - 5 - -
East of England +9 3 £30,000 -24.53% 3
South West +5 2 - -
Yorkshire - 2 - - 1
East Midlands - 2 £47,500 - 1

For the 6 months to 19 July 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 74 (59.20%) Information Security
2 65 (52.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 54 (43.20%) GDPR
4 50 (40.00%) PCI DSS
5 40 (32.00%) Data Protection
5 40 (32.00%) CISSP
6 37 (29.60%) CISM
7 32 (25.60%) Risk Management
8 31 (24.80%) Finance
9 28 (22.40%) Management Information System
10 26 (20.80%) Penetration Testing
11 23 (18.40%) Analytical Skills
12 22 (17.60%) Capita
12 22 (17.60%) ITIL
13 19 (15.20%) Cyber Essentials
14 18 (14.40%) Microsoft Office
15 16 (12.80%) Risk Assessment
16 15 (12.00%) SQL
16 15 (12.00%) Microsoft Excel
16 15 (12.00%) Data Protection Act
17 14 (11.20%) Microsoft PowerPoint
17 14 (11.20%) Microsoft
17 14 (11.20%) Sarbanes-Oxley
17 14 (11.20%) Internet
17 14 (11.20%) CISA
18 13 (10.40%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
19 12 (9.60%) GAP Analysis
20 11 (8.80%) SIEM
20 11 (8.80%) Data Security
20 11 (8.80%) Project Management

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 3 (2.40%) Apache Pig
1 3 (2.40%) Apache Spark
2 2 (1.60%) SharePoint
Applications
1 18 (14.40%) Microsoft Office
2 15 (12.00%) Microsoft Excel
3 14 (11.20%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 2 (1.60%) Microsoft Project
4 2 (1.60%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 1 (0.80%) SAP GRC
Cloud Services
1 3 (2.40%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (0.80%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (0.80%) G Suite
2 1 (0.80%) Google Cloud Platform
2 1 (0.80%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 14 (11.20%) Internet
2 9 (7.20%) Firewall
3 8 (6.40%) Network Security
4 6 (4.80%) VPN
4 6 (4.80%) Wireless
5 4 (3.20%) Cisco Firepower
6 2 (1.60%) Intrusion Detection
6 2 (1.60%) IPsec
6 2 (1.60%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (4.80%) Big Data
2 5 (4.00%) Relational Database
3 4 (3.20%) Power BI
4 3 (2.40%) Apache Hive
4 3 (2.40%) Hadoop
4 3 (2.40%) Sqoop
5 2 (1.60%) QlikView
6 1 (0.80%) GIS
6 1 (0.80%) SAP BW
Development Applications
1 3 (2.40%) Burp Suite
1 3 (2.40%) Metasploit
2 1 (0.80%) JIRA
General
1 31 (24.80%) Finance
2 9 (7.20%) Legal
3 8 (6.40%) Telecoms
4 6 (4.80%) Manufacturing
5 5 (4.00%) Banking
6 4 (3.20%) Local Government
6 4 (3.20%) Retail
7 2 (1.60%) Billing
7 2 (1.60%) Law
7 2 (1.60%) Pharmaceutical
8 1 (0.80%) Aerospace
8 1 (0.80%) Games
8 1 (0.80%) Investment Banking
8 1 (0.80%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 40 (32.00%) Security Manager
2 28 (22.40%) Information Manager
2 28 (22.40%) Information Security Manager
3 22 (17.60%) Consultant
4 20 (16.00%) Analyst
5 15 (12.00%) Risk Consultant
6 13 (10.40%) Security Consultant
7 12 (9.60%) Compliance Manager
7 12 (9.60%) Security Compliance Manager
8 9 (7.20%) IT Manager
9 8 (6.40%) Data Analyst
9 8 (6.40%) Excel Analyst
10 7 (5.60%) Cloud Consultant
10 7 (5.60%) Security Analyst
11 6 (4.80%) ICT Manager
11 6 (4.80%) IT Security Manager
12 4 (3.20%) Auditor
12 4 (3.20%) Information Security Analyst
12 4 (3.20%) Internal Auditor
12 4 (3.20%) Team Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (1.60%) EDI
2 1 (0.80%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 28 (22.40%) Management Information System
2 23 (18.40%) Analytical Skills
3 15 (12.00%) Data Protection Act
4 11 (8.80%) Self-Motivation
5 6 (4.80%) Data Centre
6 5 (4.00%) FMCG
7 4 (3.20%) Greenfield Project
7 4 (3.20%) Virtual Team
8 3 (2.40%) Cyberattack
8 3 (2.40%) Cyberthreat
9 2 (1.60%) Algorithms
9 2 (1.60%) PKI
10 1 (0.80%) AS400
10 1 (0.80%) BBC
10 1 (0.80%) Mobile App
10 1 (0.80%) NHS
Operating Systems
1 10 (8.00%) Windows
2 7 (5.60%) Unix
3 6 (4.80%) Windows Server
4 3 (2.40%) Kali Linux
4 3 (2.40%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 74 (59.20%) Information Security
2 40 (32.00%) Data Protection
3 32 (25.60%) Risk Management
4 26 (20.80%) Penetration Testing
5 22 (17.60%) ITIL
6 16 (12.80%) Risk Assessment
7 12 (9.60%) GAP Analysis
8 11 (8.80%) Data Security
8 11 (8.80%) Internal Audit
8 11 (8.80%) Project Management
8 11 (8.80%) Regulatory Compliance
8 11 (8.80%) SIEM
9 10 (8.00%) Line Management
9 10 (8.00%) Problem-Solving
9 10 (8.00%) Time Management
10 9 (7.20%) Data Analysis
10 9 (7.20%) Information Security Management
10 9 (7.20%) Security Management
11 8 (6.40%) ITIL V3
11 8 (6.40%) Vulnerability Assessment
Programming Languages
1 15 (12.00%) SQL
2 6 (4.80%) C
3 3 (2.40%) Scala
4 1 (0.80%) ABAP
4 1 (0.80%) Java
Qualifications
1 40 (32.00%) CISSP
2 37 (29.60%) CISM
3 14 (11.20%) CISA
4 10 (8.00%) SC Cleared
4 10 (8.00%) Security Cleared
5 9 (7.20%) Degree
6 7 (5.60%) Cisco Certification
6 7 (5.60%) SSCP
7 6 (4.80%) ITIL Certification
7 6 (4.80%) SANS
8 5 (4.00%) CRISC
9 4 (3.20%) CCIE
9 4 (3.20%) CCNA
9 4 (3.20%) CCNP
10 3 (2.40%) CCIE Security
10 3 (2.40%) CCSP
10 3 (2.40%) CREST Certified
10 3 (2.40%) GIAC
10 3 (2.40%) ISACA
10 3 (2.40%) OSCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 65 (52.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 54 (43.20%) GDPR
3 50 (40.00%) PCI DSS
4 19 (15.20%) Cyber Essentials
5 14 (11.20%) Sarbanes-Oxley
6 13 (10.40%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
7 8 (6.40%) COBIT
8 6 (4.80%) ISO/IEC 27005
9 4 (3.20%) HMG Security Policy Framework
9 4 (3.20%) SLA
10 2 (1.60%) FIPS 140-2
10 2 (1.60%) ISO 9001
10 2 (1.60%) ISO/IEC 20000
10 2 (1.60%) QA
11 1 (0.80%) GCP
11 1 (0.80%) ISO/IEC 19770
System Software
1 6 (4.80%) Firmware
2 3 (2.40%) Apache Flume
3 2 (1.60%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 3 (2.40%) Core Impact
1 3 (2.40%) Nessus
1 3 (2.40%) RSA Security Analytics
Vendors
1 22 (17.60%) Capita
2 14 (11.20%) Microsoft
3 7 (5.60%) SAP
4 6 (4.80%) Oracle
5 4 (3.20%) CheckPoint
5 4 (3.20%) Cisco
5 4 (3.20%) F5
5 4 (3.20%) Juniper
5 4 (3.20%) McAfee
5 4 (3.20%) Symantec
6 3 (2.40%) Cloudera
6 3 (2.40%) Datameer
6 3 (2.40%) Hortonworks
6 3 (2.40%) MapR
6 3 (2.40%) Palo Alto
6 3 (2.40%) Tableau
7 2 (1.60%) Baan
7 2 (1.60%) Planview
7 2 (1.60%) RedPrairie
7 2 (1.60%) Reuters