Internal Auditing
UK

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies with a requirement for Internal Audit skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited Internal Audit over the 6 months to 26 February 2024 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

6 months to
26 Feb 2024
Same period 2023 Same period 2022
Rank 482 691 803
Rank change year-on-year +209 +112 -102
Permanent jobs citing Internal Audit 369 323 364
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the UK 0.47% 0.29% 0.26%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.53% 0.31% 0.27%
Number of salaries quoted 231 189 210
10th Percentile £36,500 £37,968 £36,250
25th Percentile £40,500 £45,000 £42,611
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £52,500 £57,500 £60,000
Median % change year-on-year -8.70% -4.17% +9.09%
75th Percentile £67,500 £75,000 £74,750
90th Percentile £78,750 £96,857 £83,200
UK excluding London median annual salary £47,500 £51,000 £60,000
% change year-on-year -6.86% -15.00% +33.33%

All Process and Methodology Skills
UK

Internal 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.

Permanent vacancies with a requirement for process or methodology skills 69,311 105,505 133,610
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the UK 88.77% 95.55% 95.13%
Number of salaries quoted 51,446 63,554 81,288
10th Percentile £29,500 £34,591 £32,750
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 £51,500
% change year-on-year -9.09% +6.80% +7.29%

Internal Audit
Job Vacancy Trend

Job postings citing Internal Audit as a proportion of all IT jobs advertised.

Job vacancy trend for Internal Audit in the UK

Internal Audit
Salary Trend

3-month moving average salary quoted in jobs citing Internal Audit.

Salary trend for Internal Audit in the UK

Internal Audit
Salary Histogram

Salary distribution for jobs citing Internal Audit over the 6 months to 26 February 2024.

Salary histogram for Internal Audit in the UK

Internal Audit
Top 17 Job Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Internal Audit within the UK over the 6 months to 26 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 +251 343 £52,500 -8.70% 202
UK excluding London +189 268 £47,500 -6.86% 150
South East +136 117 £39,000 -26.07% 36
Work from Home +132 109 £57,500 +4.55% 69
London +128 93 £75,000 +7.14% 75
North of England +114 60 £44,500 -19.09% 36
North West +71 32 £35,000 -36.36% 18
Yorkshire +106 25 £60,000 +46.59% 13
East of England +67 24 £50,000 -16.67% 20
Midlands +59 21 £60,000 +20.00% 29
South West +18 21 £48,750 +8.33% 14
West Midlands +64 16 £60,000 +20.00% 17
Scotland -16 14 £59,750 -2.70% 14
Northern Ireland +35 10 - - 1
East Midlands +17 5 £44,000 -37.14% 12
North East 0 3 £48,000 -19.92% 7
Wales -1 1 £43,067 -3.22% 8

Internal Audit
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 15 (4.07%) SharePoint
2 2 (0.54%) SAS
3 1 (0.27%) Apache
3 1 (0.27%) IIS
3 1 (0.27%) Skype for Business
3 1 (0.27%) WebSphere
Applications
1 35 (9.49%) Microsoft Office
2 28 (7.59%) Microsoft Excel
3 20 (5.42%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 3 (0.81%) MS Visio
5 2 (0.54%) Microsoft Project
Business Applications
1 3 (0.81%) Oracle AGIS
1 3 (0.81%) Oracle Assets
1 3 (0.81%) Oracle E-Business Tax
1 3 (0.81%) Oracle Financials
1 3 (0.81%) Oracle General Ledger
1 3 (0.81%) Oracle iProcurement
1 3 (0.81%) Oracle Payables
Cloud Services
1 17 (4.61%) Microsoft 365
2 16 (4.34%) Power Platform
3 14 (3.79%) Azure
4 6 (1.63%) GCP
5 4 (1.08%) Google Workspace
6 2 (0.54%) AWS
6 2 (0.54%) Entra ID
6 2 (0.54%) Google Docs
6 2 (0.54%) Google Sheets
6 2 (0.54%) SaaS
7 1 (0.27%) IaaS
7 1 (0.27%) OneDrive
7 1 (0.27%) PaaS
7 1 (0.27%) Slack
7 1 (0.27%) Yammer
Communications & Networking
1 16 (4.34%) Firewall
2 6 (1.63%) Cisco IPT
3 5 (1.36%) VPN
4 4 (1.08%) Wireless
5 3 (0.81%) LAN
5 3 (0.81%) WAN
5 3 (0.81%) WLAN
6 2 (0.54%) 5G
6 2 (0.54%) Broadband
6 2 (0.54%) Intranet
6 2 (0.54%) Intrusion Detection
7 1 (0.27%) Cisco IOS
7 1 (0.27%) Skype
7 1 (0.27%) TCP/IP
7 1 (0.27%) WebEx
Database & Business Intelligence
1 16 (4.34%) Power BI
2 5 (1.36%) Tableau
3 3 (0.81%) Oracle Reports
4 2 (0.54%) Big Data
4 2 (0.54%) Essbase
4 2 (0.54%) OLAP
4 2 (0.54%) SQL Server
4 2 (0.54%) SQL Server Analysis Services
4 2 (0.54%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 2 (0.54%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 1 (0.27%) Data Warehouse
Development Applications
1 5 (1.36%) JIRA
2 1 (0.27%) GitLab
General
1 98 (26.56%) Finance
2 93 (25.20%) Manufacturing
3 81 (21.95%) Social Skills
4 63 (17.07%) Electronics
5 54 (14.63%) Analytical Skills
6 27 (7.32%) Legal
7 21 (5.69%) Inclusion and Diversity
8 20 (5.42%) Retail
9 12 (3.25%) Banking
10 11 (2.98%) Pharmaceutical
11 9 (2.44%) Organisational Skills
12 6 (1.63%) Billing
12 6 (1.63%) Presentation Skills
12 6 (1.63%) Telecoms
13 5 (1.36%) Automotive
13 5 (1.36%) Aviation
14 4 (1.08%) Influencing Skills
14 4 (1.08%) Law
14 4 (1.08%) Marketing
15 3 (0.81%) Public Sector
Job Titles
1 55 (14.91%) Analyst
2 52 (14.09%) Quality Engineer
3 38 (10.30%) Security Analyst
4 33 (8.94%) Audit Manager
4 33 (8.94%) Senior
5 27 (7.32%) IT Manager
6 25 (6.78%) QA Engineer
7 24 (6.50%) Lead
7 24 (6.50%) QC Engineer
8 20 (5.42%) IT Audit Manager
9 19 (5.15%) Auditor
10 18 (4.88%) Security Manager
11 17 (4.61%) Compliance Manager
11 17 (4.61%) Coordinator
12 16 (4.34%) Administrator
13 15 (4.07%) Information Analyst
13 15 (4.07%) Information Security Analyst
13 15 (4.07%) Risk Analyst
14 14 (3.79%) IT Auditor
15 13 (3.52%) Senior Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (0.54%) Django
1 2 (0.54%) jQuery
1 2 (0.54%) MDX
1 2 (0.54%) Twitter Bootstrap
2 1 (0.27%) Oracle Fusion
2 1 (0.27%) SailPoint
Miscellaneous
1 62 (16.80%) Management Information System
2 17 (4.61%) Onboarding
3 16 (4.34%) Security Posture
4 11 (2.98%) Data Protection Act
5 10 (2.71%) Self-Motivation
6 7 (1.90%) Cyber Threat
6 7 (1.90%) PMI
7 5 (1.36%) Learning Management System
7 5 (1.36%) Reinsurance
8 4 (1.08%) Data Centre
8 4 (1.08%) IoT
8 4 (1.08%) NHS
8 4 (1.08%) Product Ownership
8 4 (1.08%) Security Operations Centre
9 2 (0.54%) Augmented Reality
9 2 (0.54%) Cloud Native
9 2 (0.54%) Derivative
9 2 (0.54%) Driving Licence
9 2 (0.54%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
9 2 (0.54%) Renewable Energy
Operating Systems
1 5 (1.36%) Windows
2 4 (1.08%) Linux
2 4 (1.08%) Mac OS
3 2 (0.54%) Android
3 2 (0.54%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 104 (28.18%) Information Security
2 83 (22.49%) Risk Management
3 69 (18.70%) FMEA
4 67 (18.16%) Product Requirements
5 63 (17.07%) Cybersecurity
5 63 (17.07%) Problem-Solving
6 60 (16.26%) Collaborative Working
7 56 (15.18%) IT Audit
8 48 (13.01%) Stakeholder Management
9 45 (12.20%) Continuous Improvement
10 43 (11.65%) Quality Management
11 41 (11.11%) Root Cause Analysis
12 39 (10.57%) Data Protection
13 38 (10.30%) Disaster Recovery
14 34 (9.21%) QMS
14 34 (9.21%) Risk Assessment
15 28 (7.59%) Analytics
16 27 (7.32%) Project Management
17 24 (6.50%) Remediation Plan
18 23 (6.23%) Decision-Making
Programming Languages
1 8 (2.17%) SQL
2 6 (1.63%) Python
3 2 (0.54%) Data Analysis Expressions
3 2 (0.54%) R
3 2 (0.54%) VBA
4 1 (0.27%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 76 (20.60%) Degree
2 55 (14.91%) CISA
3 53 (14.36%) CISSP
4 34 (9.21%) CISM
5 29 (7.86%) ISO 27001 Lead Auditor
6 17 (4.61%) CRISC
7 15 (4.07%) ACCA
8 14 (3.79%) Six Sigma Green Belt
9 8 (2.17%) PMI Certification
10 7 (1.90%) Security Cleared
11 6 (1.63%) CIMA
11 6 (1.63%) DV Cleared
11 6 (1.63%) ISEB
11 6 (1.63%) ISO 27001 Lead Implementer
11 6 (1.63%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
12 4 (1.08%) (ISC)2 CCSP
12 4 (1.08%) Cisco Certification
12 4 (1.08%) ISACA
13 3 (0.81%) CompTIA Security+
13 3 (0.81%) Computer Science Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 108 (29.27%) QA
2 76 (20.60%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 35 (9.49%) Cyber Essentials
4 32 (8.67%) GDPR
5 30 (8.13%) NIST
6 27 (7.32%) ISO 9001
7 21 (5.69%) Sarbanes-Oxley
8 20 (5.42%) Cyber Essentials PLUS
9 15 (4.07%) GRC
10 14 (3.79%) IFRS
11 13 (3.52%) PCI DSS
12 11 (2.98%) COBIT
13 10 (2.71%) COSHH
14 9 (2.44%) ISO 14001
14 9 (2.44%) NEBOSH
15 8 (2.17%) ITGC
16 5 (1.36%) COSO
16 5 (1.36%) SOC 2
16 5 (1.36%) Solvency II
17 4 (1.08%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
System Software
1 2 (0.54%) Active Directory
2 1 (0.27%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 2 (0.54%) Microsoft Intune
2 1 (0.27%) Nessus
2 1 (0.27%) Stealthwatch
2 1 (0.27%) Terraform
Vendors
1 35 (9.49%) Microsoft
2 31 (8.40%) Google
3 12 (3.25%) SAP
4 6 (1.63%) Oracle
5 5 (1.36%) Anaplan
6 4 (1.08%) Datix
7 3 (0.81%) Atlassian
7 3 (0.81%) Cisco
8 2 (0.54%) Alteryx
8 2 (0.54%) Apple
8 2 (0.54%) Hyperion
8 2 (0.54%) Virgin Media
9 1 (0.27%) CA
9 1 (0.27%) Dell
9 1 (0.27%) Facebook
9 1 (0.27%) NCR
9 1 (0.27%) Tanium
9 1 (0.27%) Twitter
9 1 (0.27%) VMware