Period
to 16 December 2017

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 16 December 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Compliance Auditing
UK
6 months to
16 Dec 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 1002 1050 1089
Rank change year-on-year +48 +39 +65
Permanent jobs citing Compliance Audit 183 148 207
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.10% 0.080% 0.096%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.11% 0.089% 0.11%
Number of salaries quoted 142 125 174
UK median annual salary £51,250 £44,000 £57,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +16.48% -23.48% +15.00%
10th Percentile £40,000 £28,750 £43,750
90th Percentile £67,500 £72,750 £81,250
UK excluding London median annual salary £52,750 £44,000 £55,000
% change year-on-year +19.89% -20.00% +42.86%

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 160238 165751 191244
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 89.94% 89.47% 88.91%
Number of salaries quoted 127030 137396 158261
UK median annual salary £50,000 £49,750 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +0.50% +4.74% +5.56%
10th Percentile £28,750 £28,250 £27,500
90th Percentile £80,000 £80,000 £77,500
UK excluding London median annual salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year +5.88% - +6.25%

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 16 December 2017.

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 16 December 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 +57 178 £51,250 +16.48% 5
London +51 100 £50,000 +30.29% 3
UK excluding London +43 79 £52,750 +19.89% 4
North of England +16 33 £62,000 +12.73% 1
South East +32 19 £42,500 -3.41% 1
Yorkshire +50 17 £60,000 +9.09%
Midlands +39 13 £50,000 +11.11%
North West -7 10 £75,000 +123.88% 1
West Midlands +19 8 £50,000 +48.15%
East of England +10 8 £55,000 +23.60%
North East -6 6 £55,000 -8.33%
East Midlands - 5 £50,000 -
South West +9 3 £75,000 -
Scotland - 3 - - 2

For the 6 months to 16 December 2017, IT jobs citing Compliance Audit also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads with a requirement for Compliance Audit.

1 143 (78.14%) Information Security
2 123 (67.21%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 87 (47.54%) Data Protection
4 70 (38.25%) PCI DSS
5 69 (37.70%) Risk Management
5 69 (37.70%) CISSP
6 57 (31.15%) CISA
7 56 (30.60%) Data Protection Act
8 52 (28.42%) CISM
9 51 (27.87%) Risk Assessment
10 49 (26.78%) Management Information System
11 45 (24.59%) Finance
12 44 (24.04%) Risk Analysis
13 43 (23.50%) GDPR
14 39 (21.31%) Security Management
15 35 (19.13%) Firewall
16 34 (18.58%) ISMS
16 34 (18.58%) Penetration Testing
16 34 (18.58%) Social Engineering
17 33 (18.03%) SIEM
18 29 (15.85%) Information Security Management
18 29 (15.85%) Data Security
19 28 (15.30%) GAP Analysis
20 25 (13.66%) Cybersecurity
20 25 (13.66%) Vulnerability Assessment
21 22 (12.02%) CRISC
22 21 (11.48%) Incident Management
23 20 (10.93%) Windows
24 19 (10.38%) ITIL
25 18 (9.84%) Unix

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 5 (2.73%) SharePoint
2 3 (1.64%) MS Exchange
2 3 (1.64%) SharePoint 2010
3 2 (1.09%) Exchange Server 2010
4 1 (0.55%) IIS
Applications
1 1 (0.55%) Microsoft Excel
1 1 (0.55%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 2 (1.09%) SAP GRC
1 2 (1.09%) SAP S/4HANA
Cloud Services
1 1 (0.55%) G Suite
1 1 (0.55%) IaaS
1 1 (0.55%) Slack
1 1 (0.55%) Trello
Communications & Networking
1 35 (19.13%) Firewall
2 13 (7.10%) Network Security
3 2 (1.09%) DMZ
3 2 (1.09%) Intrusion Detection
4 1 (0.55%) Broadband
4 1 (0.55%) DHCP
4 1 (0.55%) DNS
4 1 (0.55%) Internet
4 1 (0.55%) IPsec
4 1 (0.55%) LAN
4 1 (0.55%) SAN
4 1 (0.55%) TCP/IP
4 1 (0.55%) VoIP
4 1 (0.55%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (3.83%) GIS
2 3 (1.64%) Big Data
3 2 (1.09%) SAP BW
Development Applications
1 9 (4.92%) Burp Suite
1 9 (4.92%) Metasploit
General
1 45 (24.59%) Finance
2 9 (4.92%) Retail
3 7 (3.83%) Legal
4 5 (2.73%) Banking
4 5 (2.73%) Investment Banking
5 4 (2.19%) Law
5 4 (2.19%) Manufacturing
6 3 (1.64%) Local Government
7 1 (0.55%) Billing
7 1 (0.55%) Financial Institution
7 1 (0.55%) Games
7 1 (0.55%) Publishing
7 1 (0.55%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 64 (34.97%) Consultant
2 61 (33.33%) Security Consultant
3 42 (22.95%) Risk Consultant
4 39 (21.31%) Analyst
5 34 (18.58%) Security Manager
6 27 (14.75%) Security Analyst
7 25 (13.66%) Information Security Manager
8 24 (13.11%) Information Manager
9 23 (12.57%) Information Analyst
9 23 (12.57%) Information Security Analyst
10 16 (8.74%) Technical Analyst
11 14 (7.65%) Technical Security Analyst
12 12 (6.56%) PCI DSS Consultant
13 11 (6.01%) Auditor
13 11 (6.01%) Security Auditor
14 8 (4.37%) Architect
14 8 (4.37%) Security Architect
15 7 (3.83%) Risk Manager
16 6 (3.28%) Information Risk Manager
16 6 (3.28%) Security Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (0.55%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 56 (30.60%) Data Protection Act
2 49 (26.78%) Management Information System
3 5 (2.73%) Analytical Skills
3 5 (2.73%) Cybercrime
4 4 (2.19%) CESG
4 4 (2.19%) Data Centre
4 4 (2.19%) Mobile Computing
5 3 (1.64%) Cyber Attack
5 3 (1.64%) FMCG
6 2 (1.09%) Blackberry
6 2 (1.09%) Clustering
6 2 (1.09%) Computer Science
6 2 (1.09%) NHS
6 2 (1.09%) Virtual Team
7 1 (0.55%) CMDB
7 1 (0.55%) Internet of Things
7 1 (0.55%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 20 (10.93%) Windows
2 18 (9.84%) Unix
3 9 (4.92%) Kali Linux
4 5 (2.73%) Linux
5 3 (1.64%) Windows Server
6 1 (0.55%) Apple iOS
6 1 (0.55%) Mac OS
6 1 (0.55%) Windows 10
6 1 (0.55%) Windows 7
6 1 (0.55%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 143 (78.14%) Information Security
2 87 (47.54%) Data Protection
3 69 (37.70%) Risk Management
4 51 (27.87%) Risk Assessment
5 44 (24.04%) Risk Analysis
6 39 (21.31%) Security Management
7 34 (18.58%) ISMS
7 34 (18.58%) Penetration Testing
7 34 (18.58%) Social Engineering
8 33 (18.03%) SIEM
9 29 (15.85%) Data Security
9 29 (15.85%) Information Security Management
10 28 (15.30%) GAP Analysis
11 25 (13.66%) Cybersecurity
11 25 (13.66%) Vulnerability Assessment
12 21 (11.48%) Incident Management
13 19 (10.38%) ITIL
14 17 (9.29%) IT Audit
14 17 (9.29%) Supplier Management
15 15 (8.20%) Security Monitoring
Programming Languages
1 5 (2.73%) C
2 2 (1.09%) ABAP
2 2 (1.09%) Java
2 2 (1.09%) PowerShell
2 2 (1.09%) SQL
Qualifications
1 69 (37.70%) CISSP
2 57 (31.15%) CISA
3 52 (28.42%) CISM
4 22 (12.02%) CRISC
5 18 (9.84%) Degree
6 14 (7.65%) SSCP
7 10 (5.46%) Cisco Certification
7 10 (5.46%) GIAC
8 9 (4.92%) CCNA
8 9 (4.92%) CREST Certified
8 9 (4.92%) OSCP
9 7 (3.83%) CCSP
10 6 (3.28%) GSEC
10 6 (3.28%) ISO 27001 Lead Auditor
10 6 (3.28%) Six Sigma Green Belt
11 5 (2.73%) DBS Check
12 4 (2.19%) ITIL Certification
12 4 (2.19%) PCI QSA
13 3 (1.64%) SC Cleared
13 3 (1.64%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 123 (67.21%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 70 (38.25%) PCI DSS
3 43 (23.50%) GDPR
4 13 (7.10%) Sarbanes-Oxley
5 12 (6.56%) COBIT
6 9 (4.92%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
7 5 (2.73%) ISO 9001
8 3 (1.64%) Cyber Essentials
8 3 (1.64%) Data Quality
8 3 (1.64%) HMG Security Policy Framework
8 3 (1.64%) PMO
9 2 (1.09%) BS25999
9 2 (1.09%) COSO
9 2 (1.09%) Cyber Essentials PLUS
9 2 (1.09%) QA
10 1 (0.55%) ISO 22301
10 1 (0.55%) MiFID
10 1 (0.55%) NEBOSH
10 1 (0.55%) SLA
10 1 (0.55%) Solvency II
System Software
1 6 (3.28%) Firmware
2 3 (1.64%) Active Directory
2 3 (1.64%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (1.09%) DFS Replication
3 2 (1.09%) Microsoft App-V
3 2 (1.09%) VMware ESXi
3 2 (1.09%) XenApp
3 2 (1.09%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 9 (4.92%) Core Impact
1 9 (4.92%) Nessus
2 2 (1.09%) HP Data Protector
2 2 (1.09%) Microsoft Clustering
2 2 (1.09%) NetBackup
2 2 (1.09%) Network Intrusion Detection System
2 2 (1.09%) SafeCom
2 2 (1.09%) SCCM
2 2 (1.09%) SCOM
2 2 (1.09%) SCOrch
2 2 (1.09%) XenMobile
3 1 (0.55%) AirWatch
3 1 (0.55%) RSA Security Analytics
Vendors
1 11 (6.01%) Microsoft
2 10 (5.46%) Capita
3 4 (2.19%) Cisco
3 4 (2.19%) Reuters
4 3 (1.64%) CheckPoint
4 3 (1.64%) F5
4 3 (1.64%) Juniper
4 3 (1.64%) McAfee
4 3 (1.64%) Palo Alto
4 3 (1.64%) Symantec
4 3 (1.64%) VMware
5 2 (1.09%) 3PAR
5 2 (1.09%) AppSense
5 2 (1.09%) Citrix
5 2 (1.09%) Clearswift
5 2 (1.09%) FireEye
5 2 (1.09%) HP
5 2 (1.09%) Proofpoint
5 2 (1.09%) SAP
5 2 (1.09%) Trend Micro