Period
to 24 July 2017

The median annual salary for an IT Auditor was £52,500 in advertised job vacancies during the 6 months to 24 July 2017.

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
24 Jul 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 1095 1177 1219
Rank change year-on-year +82 +42 +47
Permanent jobs requiring an IT Auditor 94 90 84
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.053% 0.044% 0.038%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.055% 0.046% 0.039%
Number of salaries quoted 77 68 67
UK median annual salary £52,500 £48,000 £55,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +9.38% -12.73% +12.82%
10th Percentile £38,850 £36,250 £36,250
90th Percentile £80,000 £67,500 £70,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £40,000 £45,000 £45,351
% change year-on-year -11.11% -0.77% -1.41%

The next table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all job roles in permanent job vacancies. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title. As such, the figures in the first row provide an indication of the number of permanent jobs in our overall sample.

IT Job Roles
UK
Permanent job vacancies with a job title containing a recognized job role 170390 195237 215143
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the UK 95.99% 96.50% 96.55%
Number of salaries quoted 138628 164070 176467
UK median annual salary £47,500 £47,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +5.56% -
10th Percentile £27,500 £26,500 £26,250
90th Percentile £77,500 £76,250 £75,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year - +6.25% -

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 24 July 2017.

Salary histogram for IT Auditor in the UK

IT Auditor
Top 14 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 24 July 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 +86 63 £57,500 +19.79% 3
UK excluding London +67 60 £40,000 -11.11% 2
London +50 34 £65,000 +18.18% 1
Wales +36 28 £40,000 +6.67%
Midlands +58 15 £57,500 +30.68%
West Midlands +42 14 £60,125 +36.65%
South East +90 7 £42,500 -5.56%
North of England -26 6 £35,000 -26.32%
Yorkshire +12 4 £40,000 -11.11%
Scotland +18 3 £47,500 -
North East +12 1 £30,000 -37.50%
East of England -2 1 - -
North West -41 1 - -
East Midlands - 1 £57,500 -

IT Auditor Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills

For the 6 months to 24 July 2017, 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 90 (95.74%) IT Audit
2 59 (62.77%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 50 (53.19%) Finance
4 43 (45.74%) Risk Management
5 40 (42.55%) Internal Audit
6 38 (40.43%) ISO 9001
6 38 (40.43%) Service Management
7 30 (31.91%) CISA
8 28 (29.79%) Degree
9 19 (20.21%) Information Security
9 19 (20.21%) CISSP
10 17 (18.09%) Banking
10 17 (18.09%) CRISC
11 15 (15.96%) Sarbanes-Oxley
12 14 (14.89%) CISM
12 14 (14.89%) Economics
12 14 (14.89%) PCI DSS
13 12 (12.77%) Disaster Recovery
14 11 (11.70%) Cybersecurity
15 10 (10.64%) Analytical Skills
16 8 (8.51%) Problem Management
16 8 (8.51%) Continuous Improvement
17 7 (7.45%) Data Protection
17 7 (7.45%) Risk Analysis
17 7 (7.45%) Incident Management
17 7 (7.45%) ITIL
18 6 (6.38%) IT Governance
19 5 (5.32%) Stakeholder Management
20 4 (4.26%) Maya
20 4 (4.26%) Information Security Management

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:

Application Platforms
1 1 (1.06%) SAS
Applications
1 4 (4.26%) Maya
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.06%) Cloud Computing
General
1 50 (53.19%) Finance
2 17 (18.09%) Banking
3 2 (2.13%) Investment Banking
4 1 (1.06%) International Banking
4 1 (1.06%) Marketing
4 1 (1.06%) Retail
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (1.06%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 10 (10.64%) Analytical Skills
2 4 (4.26%) Data Protection Act
3 3 (3.19%) Management Information System
4 2 (2.13%) Computer Science
5 1 (1.06%) Derivative
5 1 (1.06%) Equities
5 1 (1.06%) Fixed Income
5 1 (1.06%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
Processes & Methodologies
1 90 (95.74%) IT Audit
2 43 (45.74%) Risk Management
3 40 (42.55%) Internal Audit
4 38 (40.43%) Service Management
5 19 (20.21%) Information Security
6 14 (14.89%) Economics
7 12 (12.77%) Disaster Recovery
8 11 (11.70%) Cybersecurity
9 8 (8.51%) Continuous Improvement
9 8 (8.51%) Problem Management
10 7 (7.45%) Data Protection
10 7 (7.45%) Incident Management
10 7 (7.45%) ITIL
10 7 (7.45%) Risk Analysis
11 6 (6.38%) IT Governance
12 5 (5.32%) Stakeholder Management
13 4 (4.26%) Information Security Management
13 4 (4.26%) Programme Management
13 4 (4.26%) Project Management
13 4 (4.26%) Security Management
Qualifications
1 30 (31.91%) CISA
2 28 (29.79%) Degree
3 19 (20.21%) CISSP
4 17 (18.09%) CRISC
5 14 (14.89%) CISM
6 1 (1.06%) ACCA
6 1 (1.06%) Computer Science Degree
6 1 (1.06%) GIAC
6 1 (1.06%) QiCA
6 1 (1.06%) SANS
6 1 (1.06%) SC Cleared
6 1 (1.06%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 59 (62.77%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 38 (40.43%) ISO 9001
3 15 (15.96%) Sarbanes-Oxley
4 14 (14.89%) PCI DSS
5 4 (4.26%) COBIT
6 3 (3.19%) PMO
7 2 (2.13%) COSO
7 2 (2.13%) ISO/IEC 20000
8 1 (1.06%) Data Quality
8 1 (1.06%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
8 1 (1.06%) QA
Vendors
1 2 (2.13%) CA
1 2 (2.13%) Microsoft
2 1 (1.06%) Apple
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