Period
to 19 September 2018

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 19 September 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Information Technology Governance
UK
6 months to
19 Sep 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 811 843 770
Rank change year-on-year +32 -73 +149
Permanent jobs citing IT Governance 375 375 528
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.22% 0.21% 0.27%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.25% 0.23% 0.30%
Number of salaries quoted 280 262 347
UK median annual salary £62,500 £55,000 £55,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +13.64% - -
10th Percentile £36,250 £37,500 £35,000
90th Percentile £90,000 £80,000 £87,500
UK excluding London median annual salary £55,000 £57,500 £55,000
% change year-on-year -4.35% +4.55% +13.40%

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 152,439 162,423 176,281
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 91.04% 91.55% 90.89%
Number of salaries quoted 121,297 128,279 147,112
UK median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £48,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - +3.09% +2.11%
10th Percentile £29,000 £28,000 £27,500
90th Percentile £82,500 £80,000 £78,750
UK excluding London median annual salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year +5.88% - -

IT Governance
Job Vacancy Trend

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

Job vacancy trend for IT Governance in the UK

IT Governance
Salary Trend

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

Salary trend for IT Governance in the UK

IT Governance
Salary Histogram

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing IT Governance over the 6 months to 19 September 2018.

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 19 September 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 +2 340 £62,500 +13.64% 22
UK excluding London +13 211 £55,000 -4.35% 18
London +36 144 £75,000 +36.36% 6
South East +4 66 £62,500 +8.70% 6
Midlands +38 59 £47,500 +5.56% 2
West Midlands +51 56 £43,500 -0.57% 1
North of England +16 51 £47,500 +5.56% 4
North West -8 27 £52,500 -16.00% 2
Yorkshire +17 24 £47,500 +5.56% 2
South West +6 15 £51,500 -1.90% 4
Wales +15 10 £38,750 -43.64%
East of England +11 5 £65,000 +52.94%
Scotland +7 5 £38,000 -2.09% 2
East Midlands -3 3 £70,000 +75.00% 1

For the 6 months to 19 September 2018, 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.

1 114 (30.40%) ITIL
2 112 (29.87%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 109 (29.07%) Finance
4 106 (28.27%) Information Security
5 103 (27.47%) Risk Management
6 98 (26.13%) Project Management
7 85 (22.67%) IT Strategy
8 83 (22.13%) Agile Software Development
9 82 (21.87%) Continuous Improvement
10 71 (18.93%) CISSP
11 64 (17.07%) Management Information System
12 62 (16.53%) TOGAF
13 61 (16.27%) Degree
14 60 (16.00%) Service Delivery
15 59 (15.73%) Data Centre
16 54 (14.40%) Data Protection
17 53 (14.13%) PRINCE2
18 51 (13.60%) Retail
19 50 (13.33%) COBIT
20 47 (12.53%) GDPR
21 46 (12.27%) Stakeholder Management
22 45 (12.00%) Microsoft
22 45 (12.00%) Service Management
22 45 (12.00%) Analytical Skills
23 44 (11.73%) Problem-Solving
24 42 (11.20%) Decision-Making
24 42 (11.20%) VMware Infrastructure
24 42 (11.20%) VMware
25 40 (10.67%) CISM
26 39 (10.40%) Publishing

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 10 (2.67%) SharePoint
2 5 (1.33%) Alfresco
3 2 (0.53%) Apache
3 2 (0.53%) IIS
3 2 (0.53%) MS Project Server
3 2 (0.53%) WebSphere
4 1 (0.27%) BizTalk Server
4 1 (0.27%) Confluence
Applications
1 8 (2.13%) Microsoft Project
2 7 (1.87%) MS Visio
3 3 (0.80%) Microsoft Excel
4 2 (0.53%) Microsoft PowerPoint
5 1 (0.27%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 7 (1.87%) assyst
1 7 (1.87%) Sentinel
2 5 (1.33%) Cognos Business Intelligence
2 5 (1.33%) SAP CO
2 5 (1.33%) SAP FI
2 5 (1.33%) SAP FI/CO
3 4 (1.07%) SAP BPC
4 3 (0.80%) IntelliMatch
4 3 (0.80%) SAP GRC
4 3 (0.80%) Temenos T24
5 1 (0.27%) FLEXCUBE
5 1 (0.27%) SAP PS
5 1 (0.27%) Shopify
Cloud Services
1 39 (10.40%) Amazon AWS
2 38 (10.13%) Microsoft Azure
2 38 (10.13%) Office 365
3 28 (7.47%) Cloud Computing
4 20 (5.33%) IaaS
5 19 (5.07%) PaaS
6 12 (3.20%) G Suite
7 5 (1.33%) SaaS
8 4 (1.07%) AWS CloudFormation
8 4 (1.07%) AWS Lambda
8 4 (1.07%) Heroku
8 4 (1.07%) Serverless
9 1 (0.27%) Google Cloud Platform
Communications & Networking
1 29 (7.73%) Firewall
2 11 (2.93%) DNS
3 10 (2.67%) Network Security
4 7 (1.87%) DHCP
4 7 (1.87%) SAN
5 6 (1.60%) WAN
6 5 (1.33%) Intrusion Detection
6 5 (1.33%) VPN
6 5 (1.33%) WebEx
7 4 (1.07%) Cisco ASA
7 4 (1.07%) Cisco Firepower
7 4 (1.07%) Internet
7 4 (1.07%) IPsec
7 4 (1.07%) OSPF
7 4 (1.07%) Spanning Tree
7 4 (1.07%) Wireless
7 4 (1.07%) Wireshark
8 3 (0.80%) EIGRP
8 3 (0.80%) MPLS
8 3 (0.80%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (3.20%) Big Data
2 8 (2.13%) Data Warehouse
3 4 (1.07%) MySQL
3 4 (1.07%) SQL Server
4 2 (0.53%) MariaDB
4 2 (0.53%) Oracle Database
5 1 (0.27%) BusinessObjects
5 1 (0.27%) DB2
Development Applications
1 4 (1.07%) VSS/SourceSafe
2 2 (0.53%) JIRA
2 2 (0.53%) Visual Studio
3 1 (0.27%) Bitbucket
3 1 (0.27%) GitLab
3 1 (0.27%) Jenkins
General
1 109 (29.07%) Finance
2 51 (13.60%) Retail
3 39 (10.40%) Publishing
4 23 (6.13%) Banking
5 22 (5.87%) Legal
6 16 (4.27%) Marketing
7 9 (2.40%) Law
8 7 (1.87%) Back Office
9 6 (1.60%) Games
10 5 (1.33%) Manufacturing
10 5 (1.33%) Telecoms
11 4 (1.07%) Investment Banking
12 3 (0.80%) Billing
12 3 (0.80%) International Banking
13 2 (0.53%) Automotive
14 1 (0.27%) Aerospace
14 1 (0.27%) Financial Institution
Job Titles
1 84 (22.40%) Analyst
2 64 (17.07%) Architect
3 46 (12.27%) IT Manager
4 39 (10.40%) Consultant
5 37 (9.87%) Solutions Architect
6 29 (7.73%) Security Analyst
7 27 (7.20%) IT Analyst
8 23 (6.13%) Senior Analyst
9 22 (5.87%) Head of IT
9 22 (5.87%) Information Analyst
9 22 (5.87%) Information Security Analyst
10 20 (5.33%) Infrastructure Analyst
11 18 (4.80%) Senior Infrastructure Analyst
12 15 (4.00%) Security Manager
13 14 (3.73%) Head of Architecture
14 12 (3.20%) Enterprise Architect
14 12 (3.20%) Governance Analyst
14 12 (3.20%) IT Governance Analyst
14 12 (3.20%) Technical Architect
15 11 (2.93%) Risk Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (2.40%) Middleware
2 5 (1.33%) REST
2 5 (1.33%) Web Services
3 4 (1.07%) .NET
4 2 (0.53%) 802.1X
4 2 (0.53%) SOAP
5 1 (0.27%) .NET Framework
5 1 (0.27%) Ajax
5 1 (0.27%) COM
5 1 (0.27%) HTML
5 1 (0.27%) LDAP
5 1 (0.27%) WCF
5 1 (0.27%) XML
5 1 (0.27%) XML Schema
Miscellaneous
1 64 (17.07%) Management Information System
2 59 (15.73%) Data Centre
3 45 (12.00%) Analytical Skills
4 32 (8.53%) Self-Motivation
5 24 (6.40%) Computer Science
6 21 (5.60%) CMDB
7 13 (3.47%) User Experience
8 12 (3.20%) Mainframe
9 7 (1.87%) CESG
9 7 (1.87%) Freedom of Information
9 7 (1.87%) Smart Meter
9 7 (1.87%) Video Conferencing
10 6 (1.60%) Fintech
11 5 (1.33%) Digital Media
11 5 (1.33%) Greenfield Project
12 4 (1.07%) Cyberattack
12 4 (1.07%) Cyberthreat
12 4 (1.07%) Mobile App
13 3 (0.80%) BYOD
13 3 (0.80%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
Operating Systems
1 13 (3.47%) Windows
2 8 (2.13%) Linux
3 7 (1.87%) Unix
4 3 (0.80%) Windows Server
5 2 (0.53%) Solaris
6 1 (0.27%) CentOS
6 1 (0.27%) Debian
6 1 (0.27%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 1 (0.27%) Ubuntu
6 1 (0.27%) Windows 10
6 1 (0.27%) Windows 7
6 1 (0.27%) zOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 114 (30.40%) ITIL
2 106 (28.27%) Information Security
3 103 (27.47%) Risk Management
4 98 (26.13%) Project Management
5 85 (22.67%) IT Strategy
6 83 (22.13%) Agile Software Development
7 82 (21.87%) Continuous Improvement
8 62 (16.53%) TOGAF
9 60 (16.00%) Service Delivery
10 54 (14.40%) Data Protection
11 53 (14.13%) PRINCE2
12 46 (12.27%) Stakeholder Management
13 45 (12.00%) Service Management
14 44 (11.73%) Problem-Solving
15 42 (11.20%) Decision-Making
16 39 (10.40%) Due Diligence
17 38 (10.13%) Cybersecurity
17 38 (10.13%) Presales
18 37 (9.87%) Enterprise Architecture
19 36 (9.60%) ITIL V3
Programming Languages
1 13 (3.47%) SQL
2 7 (1.87%) Python
3 6 (1.60%) T-SQL
4 4 (1.07%) PowerShell
5 2 (0.53%) Java
5 2 (0.53%) Lingo
6 1 (0.27%) JavaScript
6 1 (0.27%) Ruby
6 1 (0.27%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 71 (18.93%) CISSP
2 61 (16.27%) Degree
3 40 (10.67%) CISM
4 34 (9.07%) CISA
5 28 (7.47%) CompTIA Security+
6 25 (6.67%) PMP
7 23 (6.13%) CEH
7 23 (6.13%) PMI Certification
8 21 (5.60%) Computer Science Degree
9 20 (5.33%) ISEB
10 19 (5.07%) Security Cleared
11 18 (4.80%) MCSE
11 18 (4.80%) Microsoft Certification
12 12 (3.20%) CRISC
12 12 (3.20%) PRINCE2 Certification
12 12 (3.20%) SC Cleared
13 11 (2.93%) Cisco Certification
13 11 (2.93%) ITIL Certification
13 11 (2.93%) MBA
14 10 (2.67%) PCI QSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 112 (29.87%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 50 (13.33%) COBIT
3 47 (12.53%) GDPR
4 38 (10.13%) PCI DSS
5 32 (8.53%) Cyber Essentials
6 30 (8.00%) QA
7 19 (5.07%) GPG13
7 19 (5.07%) SLA
8 15 (4.00%) PMO
9 14 (3.73%) Cyber Essentials PLUS
10 13 (3.47%) ISO/IEC 20000
11 8 (2.13%) COSO
12 4 (1.07%) Sarbanes-Oxley
13 3 (0.80%) HIPAA
13 3 (0.80%) ISO 22301
14 1 (0.27%) Data Quality
14 1 (0.27%) GCP
14 1 (0.27%) ISO 9001
14 1 (0.27%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
System Software
1 42 (11.20%) VMware Infrastructure
2 24 (6.40%) Active Directory
3 18 (4.80%) vSphere
4 2 (0.53%) VMware ESXi
5 1 (0.27%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 18 (4.80%) SCCM
2 7 (1.87%) Ansible
3 5 (1.33%) Puppet
4 4 (1.07%) Cisco CUCM
4 4 (1.07%) Cisco Prime
5 2 (0.53%) Galera Cluster
5 2 (0.53%) Opscode Chef
6 1 (0.27%) NetBackup
6 1 (0.27%) RSA Archer
Vendors
1 45 (12.00%) Microsoft
2 42 (11.20%) VMware
3 26 (6.93%) Cisco
4 22 (5.87%) CheckPoint
5 19 (5.07%) Citrix
5 19 (5.07%) EMC
5 19 (5.07%) NetApp
5 19 (5.07%) SAP
6 18 (4.80%) HP
7 14 (3.73%) Oracle
8 10 (2.67%) IBM
9 8 (2.13%) WorldPay
10 5 (1.33%) Cognos
11 4 (1.07%) Clearswift
11 4 (1.07%) Salesforce.com
11 4 (1.07%) SolarWinds
12 3 (0.80%) Blue Coat
12 3 (0.80%) Blue Prism
12 3 (0.80%) Concur
12 3 (0.80%) Google