Due Diligence
UK

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies with a requirement for Due Diligence skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited Due Diligence over the 6 months to 27 February 2024 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

6 months to
27 Feb 2024
Same period 2023 Same period 2022
Rank 596 585 786
Rank change year-on-year -11 +201 -88
Permanent jobs citing Due Diligence 237 483 366
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the UK 0.30% 0.43% 0.26%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.34% 0.46% 0.28%
Number of salaries quoted 167 242 194
10th Percentile £31,114 £42,550 £42,500
25th Percentile £38,750 £50,000 £51,250
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £60,000 £58,000 £62,500
Median % change year-on-year +3.45% -7.20% -
75th Percentile £87,500 £82,375 £84,375
90th Percentile £105,000 £106,125 £100,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £50,000 £57,500 £60,000
% change year-on-year -13.04% -4.17% +2.13%

All Process and Methodology Skills
UK

Due Diligence 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 69,675 106,100 133,005
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the UK 88.77% 95.55% 95.14%
Number of salaries quoted 51,712 63,950 80,788
10th Percentile £29,500 £34,605 £32,949
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 £51,569
% change year-on-year -9.09% +6.65% +7.66%

Due Diligence
Job Vacancy Trend

Job postings citing Due Diligence as a proportion of all IT jobs advertised.

Job vacancy trend for Due Diligence in the UK

Due Diligence
Salary Trend

3-month moving average salary quoted in jobs citing Due Diligence.

Salary trend for Due Diligence in the UK

Due Diligence
Salary Histogram

Salary distribution for jobs citing Due Diligence over the 6 months to 27 February 2024.

Salary histogram for Due Diligence in the UK

Due Diligence
Top 17 Job Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Due Diligence within the UK over the 6 months to 27 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 +43 214 £60,000 +3.45% 206
UK excluding London -23 116 £50,000 -13.04% 73
London +106 107 £73,750 +15.23% 133
Work from Home +71 98 £55,000 -4.35% 47
South East +27 37 £50,000 -9.09% 18
North of England +87 36 £58,750 -12.96% 21
Midlands +40 26 £43,750 -23.91% 12
North West +61 25 £58,750 -16.07% 12
West Midlands +56 13 £32,882 -34.24% 6
East Midlands +6 13 £55,000 -21.43% 5
Yorkshire +83 9 £66,500 +8.57% 6
Scotland -65 6 £50,000 -50.00% 4
Channel Islands - 5 - -
East of England +44 3 £60,000 +5.26% 7
Wales +13 2 £35,000 -54.84% 4
North East - 2 - - 4
South West +2 1 £60,000 +4.35% 6

Due Diligence
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 5 (2.11%) SharePoint
2 4 (1.69%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
3 2 (0.84%) CMS
3 2 (0.84%) Microsoft Exchange
4 1 (0.42%) Confluence
Applications
1 30 (12.66%) Microsoft Excel
2 8 (3.38%) Microsoft Office
3 7 (2.95%) Spreadsheet
4 1 (0.42%) AutoCAD
4 1 (0.42%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 1 (0.42%) Microsoft Project
4 1 (0.42%) MicroStation
4 1 (0.42%) ProjectWise
Business Applications
1 5 (2.11%) Dynamics CRM
2 4 (1.69%) NetSuite
3 1 (0.42%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 29 (12.24%) Azure
2 15 (6.33%) Microsoft 365
3 13 (5.49%) Power Platform
4 9 (3.80%) GCP
4 9 (3.80%) SaaS
5 8 (3.38%) AWS
6 6 (2.53%) Dynamics 365
7 5 (2.11%) Cloud Computing
8 4 (1.69%) Azure DevOps
9 3 (1.27%) Azure Cosmos DB
10 2 (0.84%) Entra ID
10 2 (0.84%) PaaS
11 1 (0.42%) Akamai
11 1 (0.42%) IaaS
11 1 (0.42%) Nutanix
11 1 (0.42%) OneDrive
11 1 (0.42%) Serverless
Communications & Networking
1 15 (6.33%) Firewall
2 7 (2.95%) Cisco Firepower
2 7 (2.95%) Cisco IOS
2 7 (2.95%) Cisco ISE
2 7 (2.95%) Ethernet
2 7 (2.95%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
2 7 (2.95%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
2 7 (2.95%) LAN
2 7 (2.95%) NX-OS
2 7 (2.95%) SD-WAN
2 7 (2.95%) WAN
3 6 (2.53%) Network Security
4 4 (1.69%) Wi-Fi
5 2 (0.84%) Extranet
5 2 (0.84%) Internet
5 2 (0.84%) Intranet
5 2 (0.84%) Intrusion Detection
5 2 (0.84%) PBX
6 1 (0.42%) PPP
6 1 (0.42%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (3.38%) Power BI
2 5 (2.11%) SQL Server
3 3 (1.27%) Data Warehouse
3 3 (1.27%) Hadoop
3 3 (1.27%) NoSQL
3 3 (1.27%) Spotfire
3 3 (1.27%) Tableau
4 2 (0.84%) Amazon RDS
4 2 (0.84%) MySQL
4 2 (0.84%) PostgreSQL
5 1 (0.42%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 3 (1.27%) Git
1 3 (1.27%) RStudio
2 1 (0.42%) JIRA
2 1 (0.42%) QADirector
General
1 148 (62.45%) Finance
2 92 (38.82%) Social Skills
3 43 (18.14%) Legal
4 32 (13.50%) Analytical Skills
5 25 (10.55%) Law
6 18 (7.59%) Retail
7 16 (6.75%) Aerospace
7 16 (6.75%) Pharmaceutical
8 13 (5.49%) Manufacturing
9 12 (5.06%) Marketing
9 12 (5.06%) Organisational Skills
10 11 (4.64%) Automotive
10 11 (4.64%) Presentation Skills
11 10 (4.22%) Public Sector
12 7 (2.95%) Aviation
12 7 (2.95%) Banking
13 6 (2.53%) Inclusion and Diversity
14 5 (2.11%) Influencing Skills
15 4 (1.69%) Back Office
15 4 (1.69%) Financial Institution
Job Titles
1 36 (15.19%) Analyst
2 23 (9.70%) Senior
3 20 (8.44%) Architect
4 19 (8.02%) Consultant
5 16 (6.75%) Development Manager
6 14 (5.91%) Security Manager
7 13 (5.49%) Business Development Manager
7 13 (5.49%) Business Manager
7 13 (5.49%) Security Analyst
8 11 (4.64%) IT Manager
8 11 (4.64%) Management Consultant
8 11 (4.64%) Transformation Consultant
9 10 (4.22%) IT Security Manager
9 10 (4.22%) Project Manager
9 10 (4.22%) Senior Manager
10 9 (3.80%) Risk Analyst
11 8 (3.38%) Administrator
12 7 (2.95%) Head of Compliance
12 7 (2.95%) Information Officer
12 7 (2.95%) Network Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (2.95%) JSON
2 4 (1.69%) .NET
2 4 (1.69%) RESTful
3 3 (1.27%) ASP.NET
3 3 (1.27%) ASP.NET MVC
3 3 (1.27%) ASP.NET Web API
3 3 (1.27%) CSS
3 3 (1.27%) HTML
3 3 (1.27%) React
4 1 (0.42%) Lightning Web Components
4 1 (0.42%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 22 (9.28%) PMI
2 18 (7.59%) Onboarding
3 17 (7.17%) Management Information System
4 13 (5.49%) Data Centre
5 12 (5.06%) Security Posture
6 11 (4.64%) FMCG
6 11 (4.64%) Life Science
7 10 (4.22%) Biopharmaceutical
8 7 (2.95%) Public Cloud
9 6 (2.53%) Analytical Mindset
9 6 (2.53%) Self-Motivation
10 5 (2.11%) Data Protection Act
11 4 (1.69%) Client/Server
11 4 (1.69%) Cyber Threat
11 4 (1.69%) Educational Technology
12 2 (0.84%) Marketing Technology
12 2 (0.84%) Mobile App
12 2 (0.84%) Security Operations Centre
12 2 (0.84%) Virtual Team
12 2 (0.84%) Web3
Operating Systems
1 5 (2.11%) Windows
2 3 (1.27%) Linux
3 2 (0.84%) Mac OS
3 2 (0.84%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 51 (21.52%) Risk Management
2 50 (21.10%) Information Security
3 40 (16.88%) Project Management
4 36 (15.19%) Problem-Solving
5 32 (13.50%) Stakeholder Management
6 28 (11.81%) Analytics
7 27 (11.39%) Cybersecurity
8 25 (10.55%) Anti-Money Laundering
9 23 (9.70%) Business Development
9 23 (9.70%) Decision-Making
10 20 (8.44%) KYC
11 19 (8.02%) Data Protection
11 19 (8.02%) ITIL
12 18 (7.59%) Process Improvement
12 18 (7.59%) Risk Assessment
13 17 (7.17%) Agile
13 17 (7.17%) Mentoring
13 17 (7.17%) Roadmaps
14 16 (6.75%) Coaching
14 16 (6.75%) DevOps
Programming Languages
1 11 (4.64%) Python
2 4 (1.69%) PowerShell
2 4 (1.69%) R
2 4 (1.69%) Ruby
3 3 (1.27%) C#
3 3 (1.27%) SQL
4 2 (0.84%) Bash
4 2 (0.84%) T-SQL
5 1 (0.42%) JavaScript
5 1 (0.42%) VBA
Qualifications
1 54 (22.78%) Degree
2 23 (9.70%) Master's Degree
3 22 (9.28%) PMI Certification
4 21 (8.86%) CISSP
5 15 (6.33%) ACCA
6 14 (5.91%) CIMA
7 13 (5.49%) DBS Check
8 12 (5.06%) MBA
9 10 (4.22%) CFA
9 10 (4.22%) PhD
9 10 (4.22%) Security Cleared
10 7 (2.95%) CISA
10 7 (2.95%) SC Cleared
11 6 (2.53%) CRISC
12 5 (2.11%) CISM
12 5 (2.11%) ISACA
13 3 (1.27%) AWS Certification
13 3 (1.27%) Computer Science Degree
13 3 (1.27%) GIAC
14 2 (0.84%) SANS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 38 (16.03%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 30 (12.66%) NIST
3 19 (8.02%) GDPR
4 17 (7.17%) GRC
5 12 (5.06%) QA
6 9 (3.80%) PCI DSS
7 8 (3.38%) Cyber Essentials
8 7 (2.95%) Data Quality
9 6 (2.53%) ISO 9001
10 4 (1.69%) GAAP
11 3 (1.27%) Accessibility
11 3 (1.27%) California Consumer Privacy Act
11 3 (1.27%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
11 3 (1.27%) ITGC
12 2 (0.84%) Cyber Essentials PLUS
12 2 (0.84%) Sarbanes-Oxley
13 1 (0.42%) COBIT
13 1 (0.42%) GMP
13 1 (0.42%) SLA
13 1 (0.42%) SOC 2
System Software
1 7 (2.95%) VMware Infrastructure
1 7 (2.95%) VMware NSX
2 5 (2.11%) Active Directory
3 2 (0.84%) Microsoft App-V
Systems Management
1 7 (2.95%) Ansible
1 7 (2.95%) FortiGate
1 7 (2.95%) Terraform
2 2 (0.84%) Microsoft Intune
3 1 (0.42%) Nessus
Vendors
1 43 (18.14%) Microsoft
2 9 (3.80%) Google
3 8 (3.38%) CA
3 8 (3.38%) Cisco
4 7 (2.95%) Blue Coat
4 7 (2.95%) CheckPoint
4 7 (2.95%) F5
4 7 (2.95%) Fortinet
4 7 (2.95%) SolarWinds
4 7 (2.95%) VMware
5 6 (2.53%) IBM
6 3 (1.27%) Alteryx
6 3 (1.27%) Salesforce
7 2 (0.84%) Ariba
7 2 (0.84%) Palo Alto
7 2 (0.84%) SAP
8 1 (0.42%) Dell
8 1 (0.42%) HP
8 1 (0.42%) QAD
8 1 (0.42%) Remedy