Period
to 21 October 2020

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 21 October 2020 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

IT General Controls (ITGC)
UK
6 months to
21 Oct 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 659 1044 1131
Rank change year-on-year +385 +87 +43
Permanent jobs citing ITGC 21 37 43
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the UK 0.043% 0.027% 0.026%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 0.36% 0.20% 0.20%
Number of salaries quoted 11 28 37
Median annual salary £67,500 £63,750 £57,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.88% +10.87% +27.78%
10th Percentile £36,000 £32,475 £22,000
90th Percentile £88,750 £137,500 £98,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £38,500 £95,000 £57,750
% change year-on-year -59.47% +64.50% +28.33%

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 5,775 18,092 21,564
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 11.82% 13.21% 13.18%
Number of salaries quoted 4,508 13,521 16,361
Median annual salary £55,000 £50,000 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +10.00% - -
10th Percentile £31,250 £28,250 £28,000
90th Percentile £85,075 £82,500 £80,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £50,000 £45,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year +11.11% - +5.88%

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 21 October 2020.

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 21 October 2020. 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 +362 19 £70,000 +12.00% 5
UK excluding London +311 10 £38,500 -59.47% 3
London +261 9 £82,500 +32.00% 2
South East +210 4 £60,000 +29.03% 3
North of England +167 3 £40,000 -68.00%
Yorkshire +125 2 - -
Scotland +92 2 £37,000 -70.40%
East of England +140 1 - -
North West +124 1 £40,000 -68.00%
Work from Home +31 1 - -

For the 6 months to 21 October 2020, 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 12 (57.14%) IT Audit
2 10 (47.62%) Internal Audit
2 10 (47.62%) Finance
3 9 (42.86%) CISA
3 9 (42.86%) Risk Management
4 8 (38.10%) CISSP
4 8 (38.10%) Information Security
5 7 (33.33%) CISM
6 6 (28.57%) Disaster Recovery
6 6 (28.57%) ISO/IEC 27001
7 5 (23.81%) Management Information System
7 5 (23.81%) Project Management
8 4 (19.05%) 21 CFR Part 11
8 4 (19.05%) Risk Analysis
8 4 (19.05%) Cloud Computing
8 4 (19.05%) Azure
8 4 (19.05%) SaaS
8 4 (19.05%) PaaS
8 4 (19.05%) Security Architecture
8 4 (19.05%) WAAS
8 4 (19.05%) Incident Management
8 4 (19.05%) HIPAA
8 4 (19.05%) Data Analytics
8 4 (19.05%) IaaS
8 4 (19.05%) Analytics
8 4 (19.05%) Enterprise Software
8 4 (19.05%) Contingency Planning
8 4 (19.05%) ISO 27001 Lead Auditor
8 4 (19.05%) Identity Access Management
8 4 (19.05%) Security Operations

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 2 (9.52%) SAP CO
1 2 (9.52%) SAP FI
1 2 (9.52%) SAP FI/CO
Cloud Services
1 4 (19.05%) Azure
1 4 (19.05%) BPaaS
1 4 (19.05%) Cloud Computing
1 4 (19.05%) IaaS
1 4 (19.05%) PaaS
1 4 (19.05%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 4 (19.05%) WAAS
2 1 (4.76%) Firewall
2 1 (4.76%) SSL
General
1 10 (47.62%) Finance
2 3 (14.29%) Banking
3 2 (9.52%) Financial Institution
4 1 (4.76%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 7 (33.33%) Analyst
1 7 (33.33%) Auditor
1 7 (33.33%) IT Auditor
2 4 (19.05%) Audit Manager
2 4 (19.05%) IT Analyst
2 4 (19.05%) IT Audit Manager
2 4 (19.05%) IT Manager
2 4 (19.05%) IT Security Analyst
2 4 (19.05%) Security Analyst
3 2 (9.52%) Compliance Analyst
3 2 (9.52%) Consultant
3 2 (9.52%) Senior Analyst
3 2 (9.52%) Senior Auditor
3 2 (9.52%) Senior IT Auditor
4 1 (4.76%) Internal Auditor
4 1 (4.76%) Process Manager
4 1 (4.76%) Risk Consultant
4 1 (4.76%) Senior IT Security Analyst
4 1 (4.76%) SOX Analyst
4 1 (4.76%) SOX Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (4.76%) LDAP
1 1 (4.76%) SAML
Miscellaneous
1 5 (23.81%) Management Information System
2 4 (19.05%) Enterprise Software
3 3 (14.29%) Analytical Skills
4 2 (9.52%) Data Centre
4 2 (9.52%) Robotics
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (57.14%) IT Audit
2 10 (47.62%) Internal Audit
3 9 (42.86%) Risk Management
4 8 (38.10%) Information Security
5 6 (28.57%) Disaster Recovery
6 5 (23.81%) Project Management
7 4 (19.05%) Analytics
7 4 (19.05%) Attestation
7 4 (19.05%) Contingency Planning
7 4 (19.05%) Data Analytics
7 4 (19.05%) Identity Access Management
7 4 (19.05%) Incident Management
7 4 (19.05%) Regulatory Compliance
7 4 (19.05%) Risk Analysis
7 4 (19.05%) Security Architecture
7 4 (19.05%) Security Operations
8 3 (14.29%) Risk Assessment
9 2 (9.52%) Change Management
9 2 (9.52%) Computer Science
9 2 (9.52%) ERP
Qualifications
1 9 (42.86%) CISA
2 8 (38.10%) CISSP
3 7 (33.33%) CISM
4 4 (19.05%) ISO 27001 Lead Auditor
5 2 (9.52%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (28.57%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 4 (19.05%) 21 CFR Part 11
2 4 (19.05%) HIPAA
3 3 (14.29%) COSO
3 3 (14.29%) Sarbanes-Oxley
4 2 (9.52%) PCI DSS
4 2 (9.52%) QA
5 1 (4.76%) Basel III
5 1 (4.76%) COBIT
5 1 (4.76%) CRD IV
5 1 (4.76%) Data Quality
5 1 (4.76%) GAAP
5 1 (4.76%) IFRS
5 1 (4.76%) Solvency II
Vendors
1 2 (9.52%) SAP