Information Technology Governance
UK

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies with a requirement for IT Governance skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited IT Governance over the 6 months to 29 February 2024 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

6 months to
29 Feb 2024
Same period 2023 Same period 2022
Rank 727 867 874
Rank change year-on-year +140 +7 -154
Permanent jobs citing IT Governance 98 152 299
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the UK 0.12% 0.14% 0.21%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.14% 0.14% 0.22%
Number of salaries quoted 69 133 266
10th Percentile £37,076 £38,500 £39,500
25th Percentile £41,250 £47,500 £46,250
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £52,900 £55,000 £55,000
Median % change year-on-year -3.82% - -15.38%
75th Percentile £70,250 £70,000 £72,500
90th Percentile £95,500 £87,000 £95,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £52,500 £52,500 £55,000
% change year-on-year - -4.55% -8.33%

All Process and Methodology Skills
UK

IT Governance 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 71,793 106,937 134,876
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the UK 88.37% 95.56% 95.13%
Number of salaries quoted 53,117 64,503 82,152
10th Percentile £29,445 £34,500 £33,000
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% +8.42%

IT Governance
Job Vacancy Trend

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

Job vacancy trend for IT Governance in the UK

IT Governance
Salary Trend

3-month moving average salary quoted in jobs citing IT Governance.

Salary trend for IT Governance in the UK

IT Governance
Salary Histogram

Salary distribution for jobs citing IT Governance over the 6 months to 29 February 2024.

Salary histogram for IT Governance in the UK

IT Governance
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 Governance within the UK over the 6 months to 29 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 +163 91 £52,900 -3.82% 33
UK excluding London +85 65 £52,500 - 20
London +164 29 £60,000 -7.69% 13
Midlands +62 28 £40,000 -14.89% 5
Work from Home +79 25 £68,500 +29.25% 16
West Midlands +71 19 £40,000 -14.89% 2
South East +49 12 £53,750 -2.27% 7
East of England +37 10 £42,250 -23.18% 5
East Midlands - 9 £32,500 - 3
South West +11 7 £57,500 +8.49% 2
North of England +73 5 £63,000 +32.63% 3
North West +49 3 £72,301 +17.56% 2
Scotland -21 3 £95,000 +35.71%
Yorkshire +76 2 £56,750 +26.11% 1

IT Governance
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 10 (10.20%) SharePoint
2 3 (3.06%) Microsoft Exchange
Applications
1 6 (6.12%) Microsoft Office
2 3 (3.06%) Microsoft Excel
Business Applications
1 4 (4.08%) SAP S/4HANA
2 3 (3.06%) Sage 200
2 3 (3.06%) Sage 300 ERP
3 2 (2.04%) SAP PM
4 1 (1.02%) SAP GRC
4 1 (1.02%) SAP MM
Cloud Services
1 25 (25.51%) Azure
2 16 (16.33%) Microsoft 365
3 13 (13.27%) Smartsheet
4 9 (9.18%) Entra ID
5 7 (7.14%) PaaS
5 7 (7.14%) Power Platform
6 6 (6.12%) Azure Sentinel
6 6 (6.12%) SaaS
7 5 (5.10%) AWS
7 5 (5.10%) IaaS
8 3 (3.06%) Azure DevOps
8 3 (3.06%) OneDrive
9 2 (2.04%) Azure Data Factory
9 2 (2.04%) Azure Logic Apps
9 2 (2.04%) OCI
10 1 (1.02%) Dynamics 365
10 1 (1.02%) PowerApps
10 1 (1.02%) SuccessFactors
Communications & Networking
1 7 (7.14%) Network Security
2 6 (6.12%) Firewall
2 6 (6.12%) VPN
3 4 (4.08%) Wireless
4 3 (3.06%) Internet
5 2 (2.04%) Intranet
5 2 (2.04%) SAN
6 1 (1.02%) BGP
6 1 (1.02%) Cisco ASA
6 1 (1.02%) Cisco IOS
6 1 (1.02%) Cisco ISE
6 1 (1.02%) Cisco Nexus
6 1 (1.02%) MPLS
6 1 (1.02%) NetScaler
6 1 (1.02%) NX-OS
6 1 (1.02%) VPLS
6 1 (1.02%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (5.10%) Power BI
2 3 (3.06%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 2 (2.04%) Azure SQL Database
3 2 (2.04%) OLTP
3 2 (2.04%) RDBMS
3 2 (2.04%) Relational Database
3 2 (2.04%) SQL Server
3 2 (2.04%) Tableau
4 1 (1.02%) Data Warehouse
4 1 (1.02%) DB2
4 1 (1.02%) SAP BW
Development Applications
1 3 (3.06%) JIRA
2 2 (2.04%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
General
1 58 (59.18%) Social Skills
2 24 (24.49%) Analytical Skills
3 18 (18.37%) Finance
4 15 (15.31%) Organisational Skills
5 7 (7.14%) Presentation Skills
6 5 (5.10%) Legal
7 4 (4.08%) Influencing Skills
7 4 (4.08%) Manufacturing
8 2 (2.04%) Aerospace
8 2 (2.04%) Back Office
8 2 (2.04%) Retail
8 2 (2.04%) Social Housing
9 1 (1.02%) Local Government
9 1 (1.02%) Public Sector
Job Titles
1 14 (14.29%) Project Manager
2 13 (13.27%) Applications Manager
2 13 (13.27%) Applications Project Manager
2 13 (13.27%) Lead
3 11 (11.22%) Governance Manager
4 10 (10.20%) Risk Manager
5 9 (9.18%) Analyst
6 8 (8.16%) IT Manager
7 7 (7.14%) Administrator
7 7 (7.14%) Security Manager
7 7 (7.14%) Senior
8 5 (5.10%) IT Support
8 5 (5.10%) Microsoft 365 Administrator
9 4 (4.08%) Development Manager
9 4 (4.08%) Head of IT
9 4 (4.08%) IT Analyst
9 4 (4.08%) IT Governance Manager
9 4 (4.08%) IT Technician
9 4 (4.08%) Software Development Manager
9 4 (4.08%) Software Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (3.06%) XML
2 2 (2.04%) .NET
2 2 (2.04%) SAP Fiori
2 2 (2.04%) Velocity
3 1 (1.02%) Lightning Web Components
3 1 (1.02%) RESTful
3 1 (1.02%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 20 (20.41%) Management Information System
2 13 (13.27%) Enterprise Software
3 7 (7.14%) Driving Licence
3 7 (7.14%) Freedom of Information
4 4 (4.08%) CCTV
4 4 (4.08%) Self-Motivation
5 3 (3.06%) Data Centre
5 3 (3.06%) Mainframe
6 2 (2.04%) Housing Association
6 2 (2.04%) Hybrid Cloud
6 2 (2.04%) Team-Oriented Environment
6 2 (2.04%) Virtual Team
7 1 (1.02%) IBM Mainframe
7 1 (1.02%) Microsoft Licensing
7 1 (1.02%) Security Posture
Operating Systems
1 16 (16.33%) Windows
2 10 (10.20%) Windows 10
3 4 (4.08%) Windows Server
3 4 (4.08%) Windows Server 2016
3 4 (4.08%) Windows Server 2019
4 2 (2.04%) Linux
5 1 (1.02%) Android
5 1 (1.02%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 26 (26.53%) Project Management
2 25 (25.51%) ITIL
2 25 (25.51%) Risk Management
3 20 (20.41%) Customer Service
4 19 (19.39%) Agile
5 18 (18.37%) Change Management
5 18 (18.37%) Cybersecurity
6 16 (16.33%) Continuous Improvement
7 15 (15.31%) Problem-Solving
8 14 (14.29%) Business Continuity
8 14 (14.29%) Disaster Recovery
9 13 (13.27%) Programme Management
9 13 (13.27%) Roadmaps
9 13 (13.27%) Service Management
10 12 (12.24%) Business Strategy
10 12 (12.24%) Project Delivery
11 11 (11.22%) Information Security
11 11 (11.22%) Service Delivery
12 10 (10.20%) ITSM
13 9 (9.18%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 7 (7.14%) SQL
2 6 (6.12%) PowerShell
3 3 (3.06%) JavaScript
4 2 (2.04%) Java
4 2 (2.04%) PHP
4 2 (2.04%) T-SQL
5 1 (1.02%) COBOL
5 1 (1.02%) Python
Qualifications
1 18 (18.37%) Degree
2 8 (8.16%) CISSP
3 7 (7.14%) Cisco Certification
4 6 (6.12%) A+ Certification
4 6 (6.12%) CISM
4 6 (6.12%) Network+ Certification
5 5 (5.10%) CCNP
6 4 (4.08%) Computer Science Degree
6 4 (4.08%) CRISC
6 4 (4.08%) DBS Check
6 4 (4.08%) SC Cleared
6 4 (4.08%) Security Cleared
7 3 (3.06%) BPSS Clearance
7 3 (3.06%) CISA
7 3 (3.06%) ITIL Certification
8 2 (2.04%) CCNA
8 2 (2.04%) Master's Degree
8 2 (2.04%) MCITP
8 2 (2.04%) Microsoft Certification
9 1 (1.02%) AWS Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 13 (13.27%) Cyber Essentials
1 13 (13.27%) GRC
2 11 (11.22%) GDPR
3 9 (9.18%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 7 (7.14%) COBIT
5 6 (6.12%) ISO 22301
6 5 (5.10%) Cyber Essentials PLUS
6 5 (5.10%) NIST
7 3 (3.06%) QA
7 3 (3.06%) SLA
8 2 (2.04%) NCSC
8 2 (2.04%) PCI DSS
9 1 (1.02%) PMO
System Software
1 6 (6.12%) Active Directory
1 6 (6.12%) VMware Infrastructure
2 5 (5.10%) Hyper-V
3 2 (2.04%) Docker
3 2 (2.04%) Virtual Machines
4 1 (1.02%) Virtual Desktop
Systems Management
1 8 (8.16%) Microsoft Intune
2 2 (2.04%) Kubernetes
3 1 (1.02%) FortiGate
3 1 (1.02%) Jamf Pro
Vendors
1 24 (24.49%) Microsoft
2 6 (6.12%) VMware
3 5 (5.10%) Cisco
3 5 (5.10%) SonicWALL
4 4 (4.08%) SAP
5 3 (3.06%) Sage
6 2 (2.04%) Citrix
7 1 (1.02%) Ariba
7 1 (1.02%) Fortinet
7 1 (1.02%) IBM
7 1 (1.02%) LogicMonitor
7 1 (1.02%) Palo Alto
7 1 (1.02%) Salesforce
7 1 (1.02%) SolarWinds