Period
to 4 December 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 4 December 2021 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

IT General Controls (ITGC)
UK
6 months to
4 Dec 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 992 704 1032
Rank change year-on-year -288 +328 +106
Permanent jobs citing ITGC 71 28 48
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the UK 0.056% 0.050% 0.035%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 0.36% 0.40% 0.26%
Number of salaries quoted 30 15 32
10th Percentile £46,250 £36,600 "
25th Percentile £57,188 £49,750 £33,750
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £65,000 £70,000 £61,250
Median % change year-on-year -7.14% +14.29% +6.52%
75th Percentile £68,750 £87,500 £96,563
90th Percentile £75,250 £153,000 £137,500
UK excluding London median annual salary £67,500 £40,000 £40,250
% change year-on-year +68.75% -0.62% -30.60%

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 19,990 6,982 18,325
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 15.63% 12.44% 13.49%
Number of salaries quoted 12,551 5,486 14,051
10th Percentile £31,000 £31,250 £28,500
25th Percentile £40,371 £41,250 £36,500
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £55,000 £53,725 £50,000
Median % change year-on-year +2.37% +7.45% -
75th Percentile £72,500 £70,000 £67,500
90th Percentile £90,000 £85,000 £82,500
UK excluding London median annual salary £47,500 £49,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year -3.06% +8.89% -

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 4 December 2021.

Salary histogram for ITGC in the UK

ITGC
Top 13 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 4 December 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 -238 69 £65,000 -7.14% 5
UK excluding London -190 39 £67,500 +68.75% 1
Work from Home - 33 £60,000 -
South East -104 31 £67,500 +12.50% 1
London -225 27 £62,500 -26.47% 4
Scotland -69 2 £47,500 +28.38%
North of England -123 2 £60,000 +50.00%
South West - 2 - -
West Midlands - 2 £37,500 -
Midlands - 2 £37,500 -
Yorkshire -75 1 £60,000 -
North West -92 1 - -
East of England -106 1 - -

For the 6 months to 4 December 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 54 (76.06%) Finance
2 50 (70.42%) ITIL
3 47 (66.20%) Internal Audit
4 46 (64.79%) IT Audit
5 45 (63.38%) Analytical Skills
6 44 (61.97%) Social Skills
7 42 (59.15%) Agile Software Development
8 41 (57.75%) CISA
9 40 (56.34%) Risk Management
10 37 (52.11%) CISM
10 37 (52.11%) CISSP
10 37 (52.11%) Cybersecurity
11 36 (50.70%) Continuous Improvement
12 35 (49.30%) Degree
13 34 (47.89%) Service Management
13 34 (47.89%) ITSM
14 33 (46.48%) CRISC
14 33 (46.48%) Regulatory Compliance
15 32 (45.07%) Inclusion and Diversity
15 32 (45.07%) Visualisation
16 21 (29.58%) Sarbanes-Oxley
17 17 (23.94%) COBIT
18 16 (22.54%) Influencing Skills
19 13 (18.31%) NIST
20 12 (16.90%) IT Governance
20 12 (16.90%) Analytics
20 12 (16.90%) Service Delivery
20 12 (16.90%) Change Management
21 11 (15.49%) Data Security
21 11 (15.49%) Stakeholder Management

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:

Application Platforms
1 1 (1.41%) SAS
Applications
1 3 (4.23%) Microsoft Excel
2 2 (2.82%) Microsoft Office
2 2 (2.82%) Microsoft PowerPoint
2 2 (2.82%) Microsoft Project
3 1 (1.41%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 1 (1.41%) Oracle ERP
1 1 (1.41%) SAP GRC
Cloud Services
1 11 (15.49%) Azure
2 8 (11.27%) AWS
3 3 (4.23%) Azure Active Directory
3 3 (4.23%) IaaS
3 3 (4.23%) Microsoft 365
3 3 (4.23%) PaaS
3 3 (4.23%) SaaS
4 1 (1.41%) Power Platform
Communications & Networking
1 10 (14.08%) DHCP
1 10 (14.08%) DNS
2 3 (4.23%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (1.41%) BusinessObjects
1 1 (1.41%) Oracle BI EE
1 1 (1.41%) Oracle ODI
1 1 (1.41%) Oracle Reports
1 1 (1.41%) Power BI
Development Applications
1 1 (1.41%) JIRA
General
1 54 (76.06%) Finance
2 45 (63.38%) Analytical Skills
3 44 (61.97%) Social Skills
4 32 (45.07%) Inclusion and Diversity
5 16 (22.54%) Influencing Skills
6 9 (12.68%) Presentation Skills
7 3 (4.23%) Organisational Skills
8 1 (1.41%) Legal
8 1 (1.41%) Manufacturing
8 1 (1.41%) Multimedia
8 1 (1.41%) Pharmaceutical
8 1 (1.41%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 34 (47.89%) Auditor
1 34 (47.89%) IT Auditor
2 17 (23.94%) IT Manager
3 8 (11.27%) Audit Manager
3 8 (11.27%) IT Audit Manager
4 7 (9.86%) Engineering Manager
4 7 (9.86%) Infrastructure Engineering Manager
4 7 (9.86%) Infrastructure Manager
4 7 (9.86%) Technology Manager
5 5 (7.04%) IT Services Manager
6 2 (2.82%) Consultant
6 2 (2.82%) IT Operations Manager
6 2 (2.82%) Operations Manager
6 2 (2.82%) Senior Auditor
6 2 (2.82%) Senior IT Auditor
7 1 (1.41%) Governance Analyst
7 1 (1.41%) Head of Technology
7 1 (1.41%) Operations Team Leader
7 1 (1.41%) Risk Consultant
7 1 (1.41%) SOX Consultant
Miscellaneous
1 8 (11.27%) Self-Motivation
2 5 (7.04%) Management Information System
3 3 (4.23%) Reinsurance
4 2 (2.82%) Data Centre
5 1 (1.41%) Biotechnology
5 1 (1.41%) FMCG
5 1 (1.41%) Life Science
5 1 (1.41%) Robotics
5 1 (1.41%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 10 (14.08%) Windows
2 7 (9.86%) Windows Server
3 3 (4.23%) Windows 10
Processes & Methodologies
1 50 (70.42%) ITIL
2 47 (66.20%) Internal Audit
3 46 (64.79%) IT Audit
4 42 (59.15%) Agile Software Development
5 40 (56.34%) Risk Management
6 37 (52.11%) Cybersecurity
7 36 (50.70%) Continuous Improvement
8 34 (47.89%) ITSM
8 34 (47.89%) Service Management
9 33 (46.48%) Regulatory Compliance
10 32 (45.07%) Visualisation
11 12 (16.90%) Analytics
11 12 (16.90%) Change Management
11 12 (16.90%) IT Governance
11 12 (16.90%) Service Delivery
12 11 (15.49%) Data Security
12 11 (15.49%) Information Security
12 11 (15.49%) Stakeholder Management
13 10 (14.08%) Data Analytics
13 10 (14.08%) Problem-Solving
Programming Languages
1 3 (4.23%) SQL
2 1 (1.41%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 41 (57.75%) CISA
2 37 (52.11%) CISM
2 37 (52.11%) CISSP
3 35 (49.30%) Degree
4 33 (46.48%) CRISC
5 1 (1.41%) CGEIT
5 1 (1.41%) Computer Science Degree
5 1 (1.41%) Master's Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 21 (29.58%) Sarbanes-Oxley
2 17 (23.94%) COBIT
3 13 (18.31%) NIST
4 7 (9.86%) COSO
4 7 (9.86%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 5 (7.04%) SOC 1
5 5 (7.04%) SOC 2
6 4 (5.63%) ISO 22301
7 3 (4.23%) GDPR
7 3 (4.23%) GRC
8 2 (2.82%) ISO 9001
9 1 (1.41%) 21 CFR Part 11
9 1 (1.41%) GAMP
9 1 (1.41%) GxP
9 1 (1.41%) ISO 14001
9 1 (1.41%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 3 (4.23%) Active Directory
1 3 (4.23%) BitLocker
Systems Management
1 3 (4.23%) Microsoft Intune
Vendors
1 3 (4.23%) Microsoft
1 3 (4.23%) Oracle
1 3 (4.23%) SAP
2 2 (2.82%) BT
3 1 (1.41%) Alteryx
3 1 (1.41%) BMC
3 1 (1.41%) Informatica
3 1 (1.41%) Qualys
3 1 (1.41%) Splunk
3 1 (1.41%) Tripwire
3 1 (1.41%) Workday