Period
to 18 January 2021

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 18 January 2021 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Information Technology Governance
UK
6 months to
18 Jan 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 653 748 826
Rank change year-on-year +95 +78 +29
Permanent jobs citing IT Governance 101 291 300
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the UK 0.16% 0.23% 0.20%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.17% 0.25% 0.21%
Number of salaries quoted 103 242 206
Median annual salary £65,000 £60,000 £67,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +8.33% -11.11% +12.50%
10th Percentile £44,200 £41,160 £37,500
90th Percentile £99,000 £87,500 £91,250
UK excluding London median annual salary £55,675 £55,000 £62,500
% change year-on-year +1.23% -12.00% +4.17%

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.

All Process and Methodology Skills
UK
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for process or methodology skills 57,835 115,507 139,683
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 92.31% 92.11% 92.23%
Number of salaries quoted 46,689 92,510 111,615
Median annual salary £55,000 £52,500 £52,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +4.76% - +5.00%
10th Percentile £32,500 £30,000 £29,763
90th Percentile £90,000 £87,500 £85,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £49,000 £45,591 £45,000
% change year-on-year +7.48% +1.31% -

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 18 January 2021.

Salary histogram for IT Governance in the UK

IT Governance
Top 12 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 18 January 2021. 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 +97 93 £65,000 +4.00% 9
UK excluding London +81 50 £55,675 +1.23% 8
London +146 44 £78,750 +8.62% 2
South West +62 22 £62,500 +13.64% 2
Work from Home -44 12 £75,000 - 1
South East +122 10 £55,250 -21.07%
North West +74 9 £80,000 +60.00%
North of England +53 9 £80,000 +60.00%
Midlands +75 7 £52,500 +5.00% 4
West Midlands +45 4 £50,000 - 4
East Midlands +61 3 £55,675 +59.07%
Wales +45 2 £51,788 +71.91%

For the 6 months to 18 January 2021, IT jobs citing IT Governance also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all permanent job ads with a requirement for IT Governance.

1 48 (47.52%) Finance
2 38 (37.62%) Service Management
3 37 (36.63%) ITIL
4 36 (35.64%) Agile Software Development
5 35 (34.65%) Information Security
5 35 (34.65%) IT Strategy
6 27 (26.73%) Risk Management
7 25 (24.75%) Degree
8 23 (22.77%) Project Delivery
9 22 (21.78%) Management Information System
10 21 (20.79%) Project Management
10 21 (20.79%) Microsoft
10 21 (20.79%) Windows
10 21 (20.79%) ISO/IEC 27001
11 20 (19.80%) Continuous Improvement
11 20 (19.80%) Active Directory
11 20 (19.80%) ITSM
11 20 (19.80%) Problem-Solving
12 19 (18.81%) Windows Server
12 19 (18.81%) Azure
13 18 (17.82%) Cybersecurity
13 18 (17.82%) Architecture Roadmap
14 17 (16.83%) AWS
14 17 (16.83%) Enterprise Architecture
15 16 (15.84%) Strategic Roadmap
16 15 (14.85%) NIST
16 15 (14.85%) Analytical Skills
16 15 (14.85%) SaaS
16 15 (14.85%) DNS
16 15 (14.85%) SQL Server

IT Governance
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 13 (12.87%) SharePoint
2 11 (10.89%) CMS
2 11 (10.89%) Confluence
2 11 (10.89%) Drupal
3 2 (1.98%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 4 (3.96%) Microsoft Project
2 3 (2.97%) Microsoft Excel
Business Applications
1 11 (10.89%) Salesforce.com CRM
2 1 (0.99%) SystmOne
Cloud Services
1 19 (18.81%) Azure
2 17 (16.83%) AWS
3 15 (14.85%) SaaS
4 13 (12.87%) Office 365
5 10 (9.90%) IaaS
6 8 (7.92%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 15 (14.85%) DNS
2 11 (10.89%) Firewall
3 7 (6.93%) Network Security
4 4 (3.96%) TCP/IP
4 4 (3.96%) VLAN
5 2 (1.98%) Unified Communications
5 2 (1.98%) VoIP
5 2 (1.98%) VPN
5 2 (1.98%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 15 (14.85%) SQL Server
2 11 (10.89%) MySQL
3 5 (4.95%) Data Warehouse
4 2 (1.98%) Big Data
5 1 (0.99%) Oracle Database
5 1 (0.99%) SQL Server 2014
Development Applications
1 11 (10.89%) Bitbucket
1 11 (10.89%) JIRA
2 1 (0.99%) Git (software)
2 1 (0.99%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 48 (47.52%) Finance
2 9 (8.91%) Marketing
3 8 (7.92%) Public Sector
4 7 (6.93%) Back Office
4 7 (6.93%) Banking
5 6 (5.94%) Electronics
5 6 (5.94%) Legal
5 6 (5.94%) Mandarin Language
5 6 (5.94%) Manufacturing
5 6 (5.94%) Telecoms
6 5 (4.95%) Financial Institution
7 4 (3.96%) Law
7 4 (3.96%) Retail
8 3 (2.97%) Front Office
8 3 (2.97%) Retail Banking
9 2 (1.98%) Dutch Language
9 2 (1.98%) French Language
9 2 (1.98%) German Language
9 2 (1.98%) Italian Language
9 2 (1.98%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 23 (22.77%) Architect
2 19 (18.81%) IT Manager
3 18 (17.82%) Solutions Architect
4 10 (9.90%) Senior Manager
5 9 (8.91%) Head of IT
6 8 (7.92%) Project Manager
7 7 (6.93%) Audit Manager
8 6 (5.94%) Information Officer
8 6 (5.94%) Information Security Officer
8 6 (5.94%) IT Audit Manager
8 6 (5.94%) Security Engineer
8 6 (5.94%) Security Manager
8 6 (5.94%) Security Officer
8 6 (5.94%) Technical Architect
8 6 (5.94%) Technical Solutions Architect
9 5 (4.95%) Information Security Engineer
9 5 (4.95%) Senior Project Manager
10 4 (3.96%) Delivery Manager
10 4 (3.96%) Enterprise Architect
10 4 (3.96%) Information Security Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 14 (13.86%) .NET
2 3 (2.97%) Pandas
3 2 (1.98%) Web Services
4 1 (0.99%) .NET Core
4 1 (0.99%) .NET Framework
4 1 (0.99%) ActiveMQ
4 1 (0.99%) CSS
4 1 (0.99%) HTML
4 1 (0.99%) JSON
4 1 (0.99%) REST
4 1 (0.99%) RESTful
Miscellaneous
1 22 (21.78%) Management Information System
2 15 (14.85%) Analytical Skills
3 11 (10.89%) Self-Motivation
4 5 (4.95%) PMI
5 4 (3.96%) Video Conferencing
6 3 (2.97%) Data Centre
6 3 (2.97%) Derivative
6 3 (2.97%) Interest Rate Derivative
7 2 (1.98%) Blackberry
7 2 (1.98%) Client/Server
7 2 (1.98%) Data Protection Act
7 2 (1.98%) Driving Licence
7 2 (1.98%) FMCG
7 2 (1.98%) PKI
7 2 (1.98%) Public Cloud
7 2 (1.98%) Social Media
7 2 (1.98%) SWIFT
7 2 (1.98%) User Experience
8 1 (0.99%) Cyberthreat
8 1 (0.99%) NHS
Operating Systems
1 21 (20.79%) Windows
2 19 (18.81%) Windows Server
3 2 (1.98%) Android
3 2 (1.98%) Apple iOS
3 2 (1.98%) Windows Server 2008
3 2 (1.98%) Windows Server 2019
Processes & Methodologies
1 38 (37.62%) Service Management
2 37 (36.63%) ITIL
3 36 (35.64%) Agile Software Development
4 35 (34.65%) Information Security
4 35 (34.65%) IT Strategy
5 27 (26.73%) Risk Management
6 23 (22.77%) Project Delivery
7 21 (20.79%) Project Management
8 20 (19.80%) Continuous Improvement
8 20 (19.80%) ITSM
8 20 (19.80%) Problem-Solving
9 18 (17.82%) Architecture Roadmap
9 18 (17.82%) Cybersecurity
10 17 (16.83%) Enterprise Architecture
11 16 (15.84%) Strategic Roadmap
12 13 (12.87%) Computer Science
12 13 (12.87%) CRM
12 13 (12.87%) Scaled Agile Framework
12 13 (12.87%) Waterfall
13 12 (11.88%) Security Management
Programming Languages
1 5 (4.95%) SQL
2 4 (3.96%) PowerShell
3 3 (2.97%) Python
3 3 (2.97%) VBA
4 2 (1.98%) C
5 1 (0.99%) C#
5 1 (0.99%) JavaScript
5 1 (0.99%) PL/SQL
5 1 (0.99%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 25 (24.75%) Degree
2 11 (10.89%) CISSP
3 9 (8.91%) Computer Science Degree
4 8 (7.92%) CISA
5 7 (6.93%) MCSE
5 7 (6.93%) Microsoft Certification
6 6 (5.94%) CCNP
6 6 (5.94%) Cisco Certification
6 6 (5.94%) PMI Certification
7 5 (4.95%) CISM
7 5 (4.95%) CRISC
8 4 (3.96%) CGEIT
9 2 (1.98%) DV Cleared
9 2 (1.98%) MCSA
9 2 (1.98%) SC Cleared
9 2 (1.98%) Security Cleared
10 1 (0.99%) CEH
10 1 (0.99%) ISO 27001 Lead Auditor
10 1 (0.99%) ITIL Certification
10 1 (0.99%) PMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 21 (20.79%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 15 (14.85%) NIST
3 13 (12.87%) COBIT
4 7 (6.93%) ISO/IEC 20000
5 6 (5.94%) GDPR
6 5 (4.95%) Cyber Essentials
6 5 (4.95%) PCI DSS
6 5 (4.95%) PMBOK
6 5 (4.95%) Sarbanes-Oxley
7 3 (2.97%) ISO 9001
7 3 (2.97%) PMO
8 2 (1.98%) ISO/IEC 15288
9 1 (0.99%) HIPAA
9 1 (0.99%) QA
9 1 (0.99%) SLA
System Software
1 20 (19.80%) Active Directory
2 2 (1.98%) Hyper-V
2 2 (1.98%) Virtual Desktop
2 2 (1.98%) VMware Infrastructure
Vendors
1 21 (20.79%) Microsoft
2 13 (12.87%) Salesforce.com
3 12 (11.88%) Oracle
4 11 (10.89%) Atlassian
4 11 (10.89%) MuleSoft
5 8 (7.92%) SAP
6 5 (4.95%) DocuSign
7 4 (3.96%) Citrix
8 3 (2.97%) JD Edwards
9 2 (1.98%) Cisco
9 2 (1.98%) Civica
9 2 (1.98%) VMware
10 1 (0.99%) Facebook
10 1 (0.99%) Twitter
10 1 (0.99%) YouTube