Period
to 22 November 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies with a requirement for IRCA qualifications. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered over the 6 months to 22 November 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

International Register of Certificated Auditors (IRCA)
UK
6 months to
22 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 1178 1218 1308
Rank change year-on-year +40 +90 +20
Permanent jobs citing IRCA 4 7 1
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.002% 0.004% 0.000%
As % of the Qualifications category 0.009% 0.014% 0.002%
Number of salaries quoted 4 5 1
UK median annual salary £68,750 £45,000 £32,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +52.78% +38.46% -38.10%
10th Percentile £48,125 £37,500 £31,250
90th Percentile £83,750 £73,750 £33,750
UK excluding London median annual salary £55,000 £40,000 £32,500
% change year-on-year +37.50% +23.08% -38.10%

IRCA is in the Academic Qualifications and Professional Certifications category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all permanent job vacancies with a requirement for academic qualifications or professional certifications.

All Academic and Professional Certifications
UK
Permanent vacancies requiring academic qualifications or professional certifications 43339 49843 59216
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 24.00% 26.20% 27.44%
Number of salaries quoted 33310 39984 47288
UK median annual salary £47,500 £45,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.56% - +1.12%
10th Percentile £26,000 £26,250 £25,969
90th Percentile £77,500 £76,250 £75,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £42,500 £42,500 £41,000
% change year-on-year - +3.66% +2.50%

IRCA
Job Vacancy Trend

Job postings citing IRCA as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised.

Job vacancy trend for IRCA in the UK

IRCA
Salary Trend

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

Salary trend for IRCA in the UK

IRCA
Salary Histogram

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing IRCA over the 6 months to 22 November 2017.

Salary histogram for IRCA in the UK

IRCA
Top 5 Job Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing IRCA within the UK over the 6 months to 22 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
UK excluding London +39 2 £55,000 +37.50% 2
England +13 2 £55,000 +22.22% 2
South East +39 1 £65,000 +62.50%
West Midlands - 1 £45,000 - 1
Midlands - 1 £45,000 - 1

For the 6 months to 22 November 2017, IT jobs citing IRCA 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 IRCA.

1 3 (75.00%) CISA
1 3 (75.00%) CISM
1 3 (75.00%) GAP Analysis
1 3 (75.00%) Information Security
1 3 (75.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 3 (75.00%) Internal Audit
2 2 (50.00%) Cybersecurity
2 2 (50.00%) ISMS
2 2 (50.00%) PCI DSS
2 2 (50.00%) PCI QSA
2 2 (50.00%) Security Cleared
2 2 (50.00%) HIPAA
2 2 (50.00%) PA-DSS
2 2 (50.00%) Security Architecture
2 2 (50.00%) COBIT
2 2 (50.00%) GIAC
2 2 (50.00%) GSNA
2 2 (50.00%) Finance
2 2 (50.00%) CISSP
2 2 (50.00%) Sarbanes-Oxley
2 2 (50.00%) ISO 27001 Lead Auditor
2 2 (50.00%) ISO 27001 Lead Implementer
3 1 (25.00%) Broadband
3 1 (25.00%) Games
3 1 (25.00%) NEBOSH
3 1 (25.00%) Greenfield Project
3 1 (25.00%) Compliance Audit

IRCA
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:

Communications & Networking
1 1 (25.00%) Broadband
General
1 2 (50.00%) Finance
2 1 (25.00%) Games
Job Titles
1 2 (50.00%) Consultant
1 2 (50.00%) Information Security Consultant
1 2 (50.00%) PCI DSS Consultant
1 2 (50.00%) Principal Consultant
1 2 (50.00%) Principal Security Consultant
1 2 (50.00%) Security Consultant
1 2 (50.00%) Senior Consultant
1 2 (50.00%) Senior Information Security Consultant
1 2 (50.00%) Senior Security Consultant
2 1 (25.00%) Auditor
2 1 (25.00%) Information Security Auditor
2 1 (25.00%) IT Auditor
2 1 (25.00%) IT Security Auditor
2 1 (25.00%) Security Auditor
Miscellaneous
1 1 (25.00%) Greenfield Project
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (75.00%) GAP Analysis
1 3 (75.00%) Information Security
1 3 (75.00%) Internal Audit
2 2 (50.00%) Cybersecurity
2 2 (50.00%) ISMS
2 2 (50.00%) Security Architecture
3 1 (25.00%) Compliance Audit
Qualifications
1 3 (75.00%) CISA
1 3 (75.00%) CISM
2 2 (50.00%) CISSP
2 2 (50.00%) GIAC
2 2 (50.00%) GSNA
2 2 (50.00%) ISO 27001 Lead Auditor
2 2 (50.00%) ISO 27001 Lead Implementer
2 2 (50.00%) PCI QSA
2 2 (50.00%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (75.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 2 (50.00%) COBIT
2 2 (50.00%) HIPAA
2 2 (50.00%) PA-DSS
2 2 (50.00%) PCI DSS
2 2 (50.00%) Sarbanes-Oxley
3 1 (25.00%) NEBOSH