Period
to 20 January 2018

The median annual salary for an IT Auditor was £57,500 in advertised job vacancies during the 6 months to 20 January 2018.

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

IT Auditor
UK
6 months to
20 Jan 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 1090 1125 1195
Rank change year-on-year +35 +70 +13
Permanent jobs requiring an IT Auditor 73 55 97
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.042% 0.031% 0.046%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.044% 0.032% 0.048%
Number of salaries quoted 54 48 70
UK median annual salary £57,500 £50,000 £55,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +15.00% -9.09% +22.22%
10th Percentile £41,250 £33,750 £37,500
90th Percentile £76,000 £74,125 £70,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £43,750 £47,500 £53,750
% change year-on-year -7.89% -11.63% +20.79%

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 166,327 170,795 201,526
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 96.08% 96.47% 96.58%
Number of salaries quoted 135,125 142,189 168,498
UK median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £46,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.26% +3.26% +2.22%
10th Percentile £27,500 £27,000 £26,750
90th Percentile £80,000 £77,500 £75,325
UK excluding London median annual salary £42,500 £42,500 £41,500
% change year-on-year - +2.41% +3.75%

IT Auditor
Job Vacancy Trend

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

Job vacancy trend for IT Auditor in the UK

IT Auditor
Salary Trend

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

Salary trend for IT Auditor in the UK

IT Auditor
Salary Histogram

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing IT Auditor over the 6 months to 20 January 2018.

Salary histogram for IT Auditor in the UK

IT Auditor
Top 11 Job Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing IT Auditor within the UK over the 6 months to 20 January 2018. 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 +40 73 £57,500 +4.55% 17
London +19 52 £67,500 +12.50% 6
UK excluding London +17 21 £43,750 -7.89% 11
Midlands - 12 £43,750 - 4
West Midlands - 9 £43,750 - 2
South East +19 4 £42,500 -8.11% 5
North of England +6 4 £45,000 -14.29%
Yorkshire - 3 £45,000 -
East Midlands - 3 £42,500 - 2
North East -16 1 £69,500 +32.38%
East of England - 1 £80,000 -

IT Auditor Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills

For the 6 months to 20 January 2018, IT Auditor 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 IT Auditor in the job title.

1 67 (91.78%) IT Audit
2 44 (60.27%) Internal Audit
2 44 (60.27%) Finance
3 40 (54.79%) CISA
4 34 (46.58%) Risk Management
4 34 (46.58%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 30 (41.10%) Banking
5 30 (41.10%) Sarbanes-Oxley
6 29 (39.73%) Risk Analysis
7 27 (36.99%) ISO 9001
8 25 (34.25%) Unix
8 25 (34.25%) Windows
8 25 (34.25%) Service Management
9 13 (17.81%) Information Security
10 10 (13.70%) CISM
11 8 (10.96%) Degree
12 7 (9.59%) COBIT
12 7 (9.59%) Management Information System
12 7 (9.59%) ITIL
13 6 (8.22%) Greenfield Project
13 6 (8.22%) Compliance Audit
13 6 (8.22%) IRCA
13 6 (8.22%) CISSP
14 5 (6.85%) Analytical Skills
14 5 (6.85%) Data Analytics
14 5 (6.85%) Analytics
14 5 (6.85%) PCI DSS
14 5 (6.85%) Tableau
15 4 (5.48%) PCI QSA
15 4 (5.48%) Computer Science

IT Auditor 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 (5.48%) Microsoft Excel
1 4 (5.48%) Microsoft Office
1 4 (5.48%) Microsoft PowerPoint
2 2 (2.74%) Maya
3 1 (1.37%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 2 (2.74%) SAP FSCM
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (4.11%) Power BI
2 2 (2.74%) QlikView
3 1 (1.37%) Blockchain
General
1 44 (60.27%) Finance
2 30 (41.10%) Banking
3 2 (2.74%) Retail
3 2 (2.74%) Retail Banking
4 1 (1.37%) Advertising
4 1 (1.37%) Front Office
4 1 (1.37%) Investment Banking
4 1 (1.37%) Legal
4 1 (1.37%) Private Banking
Miscellaneous
1 7 (9.59%) Management Information System
2 6 (8.22%) Greenfield Project
3 5 (6.85%) Analytical Skills
4 4 (5.48%) Computer Science
5 2 (2.74%) FMCG
6 1 (1.37%) Equities
6 1 (1.37%) Fintech
6 1 (1.37%) Fixed Income
6 1 (1.37%) Market Risk
Operating Systems
1 25 (34.25%) Unix
1 25 (34.25%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 67 (91.78%) IT Audit
2 44 (60.27%) Internal Audit
3 34 (46.58%) Risk Management
4 29 (39.73%) Risk Analysis
5 25 (34.25%) Service Management
6 13 (17.81%) Information Security
7 7 (9.59%) ITIL
8 6 (8.22%) Compliance Audit
9 5 (6.85%) Analytics
9 5 (6.85%) Data Analytics
10 4 (5.48%) Data Security
10 4 (5.48%) Document Management
11 3 (4.11%) Remediation Plan
11 3 (4.11%) Security Management
12 2 (2.74%) Agile Software Development
12 2 (2.74%) Business Development
12 2 (2.74%) Collaborative Working
12 2 (2.74%) Cybersecurity
12 2 (2.74%) DevOps
12 2 (2.74%) Information Security Management
Programming Languages
1 2 (2.74%) Java
1 2 (2.74%) Python
1 2 (2.74%) SQL
1 2 (2.74%) VBA
Qualifications
1 40 (54.79%) CISA
2 10 (13.70%) CISM
3 8 (10.96%) Degree
4 6 (8.22%) CISSP
4 6 (8.22%) IRCA
5 4 (5.48%) Computer Science Degree
5 4 (5.48%) PCI QSA
6 3 (4.11%) ACCA
6 3 (4.11%) CIMA
7 2 (2.74%) CRISC
8 1 (1.37%) QiCA
8 1 (1.37%) SANS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 34 (46.58%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 30 (41.10%) Sarbanes-Oxley
3 27 (36.99%) ISO 9001
4 7 (9.59%) COBIT
5 5 (6.85%) PCI DSS
6 4 (5.48%) GDPR
7 3 (4.11%) ISAE 3402
Vendors
1 5 (6.85%) Tableau
2 4 (5.48%) Microsoft
3 2 (2.74%) Reuters
3 2 (2.74%) SAP