Period
to 20 November 2017

The median annual salary for a Compliance Manager was £65,000 in advertised job vacancies during the 6 months to 20 November 2017.

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

Compliance Manager
UK
6 months to
20 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 1052 1056 1098
Rank change year-on-year +4 +42 +82
Permanent jobs requiring a Compliance Manager 137 163 213
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.076% 0.087% 0.097%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.080% 0.090% 0.10%
Number of salaries quoted 111 125 172
UK median annual salary £65,000 £60,000 £57,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +8.33% +4.35% +4.55%
10th Percentile £45,000 £47,000 £42,625
90th Percentile £77,500 £83,750 £92,500
UK excluding London median annual salary £57,500 £60,000 £47,500
% change year-on-year -4.17% +26.32% -7.77%

The following table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all permanent IT job vacancies. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title that can be normalized. As such, the figures in the second row provide an indication of the number of permanent jobs in our overall sample.

All Permanent IT Job Vacancies
UK
Permanent vacancies in the UK with a recognized job title 172189 180467 210956
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 95.78% 96.48% 96.46%
Number of salaries quoted 138171 151048 175187
UK median annual salary £48,000 £47,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +1.05% +5.56% -
10th Percentile £27,500 £27,000 £26,250
90th Percentile £78,750 £77,500 £75,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,500
% change year-on-year - +4.94% +1.25%

Compliance Manager
Job Vacancy Trend

Job postings that featured Compliance Manager in the job title as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised.

Job vacancy trend for Compliance Manager in the UK

Compliance Manager
Salary Trend

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

Salary trend for Compliance Manager in the UK

Compliance Manager
Salary Histogram

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Compliance Manager over the 6 months to 20 November 2017.

Salary histogram for Compliance Manager in the UK

Compliance Manager
Top 16 Job Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Compliance Manager within the UK over the 6 months to 20 November 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 +23 129 £60,000 - 7
UK excluding London +21 94 £57,500 -4.17% 4
London -15 42 £70,000 -3.45% 3
South East +22 32 £65,000 +8.33%
Midlands +24 22 £45,000 -25.00% 1
West Midlands +20 21 £48,750 -18.75% 1
North of England +7 19 £57,500 +21.05% 1
North West -9 11 £55,000 +15.79% 1
East of England +6 9 £70,000 +19.15% 2
Yorkshire +6 8 £57,500 +10.58%
South West +9 6 £55,000 -
Scotland -17 4 £66,250 +15.22%
East Midlands +26 1 £37,500 -40.00%
Wales +12 1 £32,500 -
Northern Ireland -30 1 £67,500 -
Isle of Man - 1 £55,000 -

Compliance Manager Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills

For the 6 months to 20 November 2017, Compliance Manager 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 Compliance Manager in the job title.

1 62 (45.26%) Information Security
2 51 (37.23%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 50 (36.50%) Finance
4 46 (33.58%) PCI DSS
5 42 (30.66%) Risk Management
6 41 (29.93%) CISSP
7 40 (29.20%) Data Protection
8 27 (19.71%) GDPR
8 27 (19.71%) ITIL
8 27 (19.71%) CISM
9 24 (17.52%) Legal
9 24 (17.52%) ISMS
9 24 (17.52%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
10 23 (16.79%) Service Delivery
11 22 (16.06%) Degree
12 21 (15.33%) Line Management
13 20 (14.60%) Data Centre
14 19 (13.87%) Cybersecurity
15 17 (12.41%) Information Security Management
15 17 (12.41%) Security Management
16 14 (10.22%) Management Information System
16 14 (10.22%) Data Protection Act
16 14 (10.22%) Retail
16 14 (10.22%) Analytical Skills
17 13 (9.49%) Computer Science
17 13 (9.49%) Stakeholder Management
17 13 (9.49%) CISA
18 12 (8.76%) Project Management
19 11 (8.03%) GAP Analysis
19 11 (8.03%) Regulatory Compliance

Compliance Manager 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:

Applications
1 4 (2.92%) Microsoft Excel
1 4 (2.92%) Microsoft Office
1 4 (2.92%) Microsoft PowerPoint
2 2 (1.46%) Microsoft Project
3 1 (0.73%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 2 (1.46%) Maximo
2 1 (0.73%) Bloomberg AIM
2 1 (0.73%) thinkFolio
Cloud Services
1 4 (2.92%) SaaS
2 1 (0.73%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 6 (4.38%) SMS
2 1 (0.73%) Internet
2 1 (0.73%) Network Security
General
1 50 (36.50%) Finance
2 24 (17.52%) Legal
3 14 (10.22%) Retail
4 7 (5.11%) French Language
4 7 (5.11%) German Language
4 7 (5.11%) Law
5 4 (2.92%) Manufacturing
6 2 (1.46%) Electronics
6 2 (1.46%) Marketing
6 2 (1.46%) Telecoms
7 1 (0.73%) Front Office
7 1 (0.73%) Games
7 1 (0.73%) Pharmaceutical
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (0.73%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 20 (14.60%) Data Centre
2 14 (10.22%) Analytical Skills
2 14 (10.22%) Data Protection Act
2 14 (10.22%) Management Information System
3 13 (9.49%) Computer Science
4 5 (3.65%) NHS
5 2 (1.46%) Cyber Defence
5 2 (1.46%) Cyberthreat
5 2 (1.46%) Freedom of Information
5 2 (1.46%) Greenfield Project
5 2 (1.46%) PMI
6 1 (0.73%) CESG
6 1 (0.73%) CESG CLAS
6 1 (0.73%) Driving Licence
6 1 (0.73%) Fintech
6 1 (0.73%) Internet of Things
6 1 (0.73%) Machine to Machine
6 1 (0.73%) Mobile App
6 1 (0.73%) Smart Home
6 1 (0.73%) Smart Meter
Processes & Methodologies
1 62 (45.26%) Information Security
2 42 (30.66%) Risk Management
3 40 (29.20%) Data Protection
4 27 (19.71%) ITIL
5 24 (17.52%) ISMS
6 23 (16.79%) Service Delivery
7 21 (15.33%) Line Management
8 19 (13.87%) Cybersecurity
9 17 (12.41%) Information Security Management
9 17 (12.41%) Security Management
10 13 (9.49%) Stakeholder Management
11 12 (8.76%) Project Management
12 11 (8.03%) GAP Analysis
12 11 (8.03%) Regulatory Compliance
13 10 (7.30%) Programme Management
14 9 (6.57%) Asset Management
14 9 (6.57%) Service Management
15 8 (5.84%) Internal Audit
15 8 (5.84%) PRINCE2
15 8 (5.84%) Risk Assessment
Programming Languages
1 9 (6.57%) C
2 1 (0.73%) PL/SQL
2 1 (0.73%) SQL
Qualifications
1 41 (29.93%) CISSP
2 27 (19.71%) CISM
3 22 (16.06%) Degree
4 13 (9.49%) CISA
5 10 (7.30%) CRISC
6 9 (6.57%) SSCP
7 3 (2.19%) Computer Science Degree
7 3 (2.19%) ISO 27001 Lead Implementer
7 3 (2.19%) PMI Certification
8 2 (1.46%) ACCA
8 2 (1.46%) CIMA
8 2 (1.46%) ISO 27001 Lead Auditor
8 2 (1.46%) Master's Degree
8 2 (1.46%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
8 2 (1.46%) SANS
9 1 (0.73%) CISMP
9 1 (0.73%) PCI QSA
9 1 (0.73%) PMP
9 1 (0.73%) PRINCE2 Certification
9 1 (0.73%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 51 (37.23%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 46 (33.58%) PCI DSS
3 27 (19.71%) GDPR
4 24 (17.52%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
5 7 (5.11%) ISO 9001
6 6 (4.38%) Sarbanes-Oxley
7 5 (3.65%) ISO/IEC 20000
8 3 (2.19%) HMG Security Policy Framework
8 3 (2.19%) ISO 14001
8 3 (2.19%) SLA
9 2 (1.46%) Cyber Essentials
9 2 (1.46%) ISO 22301
10 1 (0.73%) COBIT
10 1 (0.73%) ISO 13485
10 1 (0.73%) ISO 31000
10 1 (0.73%) MiFID
10 1 (0.73%) PA-DSS
Vendors
1 8 (5.84%) Microsoft
2 4 (2.92%) Adobe
2 4 (2.92%) Oracle
2 4 (2.92%) SAP
3 2 (1.46%) Bloomberg
3 2 (1.46%) Pegasus
4 1 (0.73%) Charles River
4 1 (0.73%) Fidessa
4 1 (0.73%) Google