Period
to 17 April 2021

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies with a requirement for ITGC skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited ITGC over the 6 months to 17 April 2021 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

IT General Controls (ITGC)
UK
6 months to
17 Apr 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 833 936 1078
Rank change year-on-year +103 +142 +100
Permanent jobs citing ITGC 30 26 34
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the UK 0.036% 0.023% 0.023%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 0.29% 0.19% 0.16%
Number of salaries quoted 11 13 26
10th Percentile £45,000 " £46,875
25th Percentile £50,875 £33,750 £53,563
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £60,000 £50,000 £62,500
Median % change year-on-year +20.00% -20.00% +38.89%
75th Percentile £70,625 £72,500 £70,938
90th Percentile £190,000 £91,500 £85,625
UK excluding London median annual salary £56,750 £37,500 £60,000
% change year-on-year +51.33% -37.50% +33.33%

ITGC is in the Quality Assurance and Compliance category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all permanent job vacancies with a requirement for quality assurance or compliance skills.

All Quality Assurance and Compliance Skills
UK
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for quality assurance or compliance skills 10,352 13,747 20,983
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 12.30% 12.37% 14.11%
Number of salaries quoted 7,238 10,679 15,425
10th Percentile £31,250 £28,750 £27,625
25th Percentile £40,807 £37,500 £37,000
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £52,500 £52,500 £50,000
Median % change year-on-year - +5.00% -
75th Percentile £70,000 £70,000 £67,500
90th Percentile £85,000 £85,000 £82,500
UK excluding London median annual salary £47,500 £45,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year +5.56% - -

ITGC
Job Vacancy Trend

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

Job vacancy trend for ITGC in the UK

ITGC
Salary Trend

3-month moving average salary quoted in jobs citing ITGC.

Salary trend for ITGC in the UK

ITGC
Salary Histogram

Salary distribution for jobs citing ITGC over the 6 months to 17 April 2021.

Salary histogram for ITGC in the UK

ITGC
Top 10 Job Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing ITGC within the UK over the 6 months to 17 April 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 +141 30 £60,000 +20.00%
UK excluding London +126 23 £56,750 +51.33% 1
South East - 19 £62,500 -
London +102 7 £70,000 +7.69%
Work from Home -134 5 £65,000 +73.33%
East of England - 2 - -
Midlands +46 1 £44,000 +17.33%
North of England +42 1 £45,000 -
North West +37 1 £45,000 -
West Midlands +14 1 £44,000 +17.33%

For the 6 months to 17 April 2021, IT jobs citing ITGC 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 ITGC.

1 21 (70.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 21 (70.00%) Azure
1 21 (70.00%) SaaS
1 21 (70.00%) Identity Access Management
2 19 (63.33%) Security Operations
2 19 (63.33%) Microsoft 365
2 19 (63.33%) Disaster Recovery
2 19 (63.33%) Information Security
3 18 (60.00%) Management Information System
3 18 (60.00%) CISA
3 18 (60.00%) 21 CFR Part 11
3 18 (60.00%) IaaS
3 18 (60.00%) BPaaS
3 18 (60.00%) PaaS
3 18 (60.00%) Security Architecture
3 18 (60.00%) Incident Management
3 18 (60.00%) ISO 27001 Lead Auditor
4 17 (56.67%) Contingency Planning
4 17 (56.67%) Risk Analysis
4 17 (56.67%) WAAS
4 17 (56.67%) Cloud Computing
4 17 (56.67%) HIPAA
4 17 (56.67%) Regulatory Compliance
4 17 (56.67%) Enterprise Software
4 17 (56.67%) CISM
4 17 (56.67%) CISSP
5 10 (33.33%) Sarbanes-Oxley
6 9 (30.00%) GRC
7 4 (13.33%) Cybersecurity
7 4 (13.33%) COBIT

ITGC
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:

Business Applications
1 1 (3.33%) Salesforce.com CRM
Cloud Services
1 21 (70.00%) Azure
1 21 (70.00%) SaaS
2 19 (63.33%) Microsoft 365
3 18 (60.00%) BPaaS
3 18 (60.00%) IaaS
3 18 (60.00%) PaaS
4 17 (56.67%) Cloud Computing
5 3 (10.00%) Azure Active Directory
Communications & Networking
1 17 (56.67%) WAAS
2 3 (10.00%) Firewall
3 2 (6.67%) DHCP
3 2 (6.67%) DNS
3 2 (6.67%) SSL
4 1 (3.33%) LAN
4 1 (3.33%) Skype
4 1 (3.33%) WAN
General
1 3 (10.00%) Finance
2 1 (3.33%) Banking
2 1 (3.33%) Front Office
2 1 (3.33%) Investment Banking
2 1 (3.33%) Legal
2 1 (3.33%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 15 (50.00%) Analyst
1 15 (50.00%) Security Analyst
2 13 (43.33%) IT Analyst
2 13 (43.33%) IT Security Analyst
3 4 (13.33%) Azure Specialist
3 4 (13.33%) Security Specialist
4 3 (10.00%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 3 (10.00%) Security Engineer
4 3 (10.00%) Senior Analyst
4 3 (10.00%) Senior IT Security Analyst
4 3 (10.00%) Senior Security Analyst
5 2 (6.67%) Cloud Engineer
5 2 (6.67%) Subject Matter Expert
6 1 (3.33%) Auditor
6 1 (3.33%) Azure Engineer
6 1 (3.33%) Information Analyst
6 1 (3.33%) Information Security Analyst
6 1 (3.33%) IT Engineer
6 1 (3.33%) Operations Director
6 1 (3.33%) Services Director
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (6.67%) COM
1 2 (6.67%) LDAP
1 2 (6.67%) SAML
2 1 (3.33%) SailPoint
Miscellaneous
1 18 (60.00%) Management Information System
2 17 (56.67%) Enterprise Software
3 1 (3.33%) Biotechnology
3 1 (3.33%) Data Protection Act
3 1 (3.33%) Life Science
Operating Systems
1 3 (10.00%) Windows
1 3 (10.00%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 21 (70.00%) Identity Access Management
2 19 (63.33%) Disaster Recovery
2 19 (63.33%) Information Security
2 19 (63.33%) Security Operations
3 18 (60.00%) Incident Management
3 18 (60.00%) Security Architecture
4 17 (56.67%) Contingency Planning
4 17 (56.67%) Regulatory Compliance
4 17 (56.67%) Risk Analysis
5 4 (13.33%) Cybersecurity
5 4 (13.33%) SIEM
6 3 (10.00%) Computer Science
6 3 (10.00%) Data Protection
6 3 (10.00%) Infrastructure Engineering
6 3 (10.00%) IT Audit
6 3 (10.00%) ITIL
6 3 (10.00%) Risk Management
6 3 (10.00%) SOA
6 3 (10.00%) Time Management
7 2 (6.67%) Microservices
Qualifications
1 18 (60.00%) CISA
1 18 (60.00%) ISO 27001 Lead Auditor
2 17 (56.67%) CISM
2 17 (56.67%) CISSP
3 2 (6.67%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 21 (70.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 18 (60.00%) 21 CFR Part 11
3 17 (56.67%) HIPAA
4 10 (33.33%) Sarbanes-Oxley
5 9 (30.00%) GRC
6 4 (13.33%) COBIT
7 3 (10.00%) QA
8 2 (6.67%) COSO
8 2 (6.67%) GDPR
8 2 (6.67%) NIST
8 2 (6.67%) PCI DSS
8 2 (6.67%) SOC 2
9 1 (3.33%) Cyber Essentials
9 1 (3.33%) GAAP
9 1 (3.33%) GAMP
9 1 (3.33%) GxP
9 1 (3.33%) IFRS
9 1 (3.33%) ISO 9001
9 1 (3.33%) ISO/IEC 20000
9 1 (3.33%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
System Software
1 3 (10.00%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 2 (6.67%) Single Sign-On
Vendors
1 3 (10.00%) Microsoft
2 2 (6.67%) Okta
2 2 (6.67%) Splunk
3 1 (3.33%) Adobe
3 1 (3.33%) Cisco
3 1 (3.33%) Salesforce.com
3 1 (3.33%) Workday