Period
to 28 January 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 28 January 2021 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

IT General Controls (ITGC)
UK
6 months to
28 Jan 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 742 989 1096
Rank change year-on-year +247 +107 +84
Permanent jobs citing ITGC 30 40 22
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the UK 0.046% 0.032% 0.015%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 0.38% 0.25% 0.10%
Number of salaries quoted 11 33 12
Median annual salary £65,000 £57,500 £68,750
Median salary % change year-on-year +13.04% -16.36% -8.33%
10th Percentile £56,250 £33,750 £49,225
90th Percentile £190,000 £137,500 £77,500
UK excluding London median annual salary £62,500 £37,500 £70,000
% change year-on-year +66.67% -46.43% -26.32%

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 7,857 15,772 20,968
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 11.99% 12.55% 13.88%
Number of salaries quoted 5,817 12,292 15,573
Median annual salary £52,500 £52,302 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +0.38% +4.60% -
10th Percentile £31,250 £28,500 £27,500
90th Percentile £84,700 £83,750 £80,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £47,500 £45,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year +5.56% - +4.65%

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 28 January 2021.

Salary histogram for ITGC in the UK

ITGC
Top 9 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 28 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 +242 30 £65,000 +18.18% 3
UK excluding London +204 23 £62,500 +66.67% 2
South East - 18 £65,000 - 2
London +191 7 £87,500 +34.62% 1
Work from Home -72 4 £65,000 +73.33%
North of England +87 3 £40,000 -68.00%
Yorkshire +48 2 - -
East of England - 2 - -
North West +75 1 £40,000 -68.00%

For the 6 months to 28 January 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%) Information Security
2 20 (66.67%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 20 (66.67%) CISSP
2 20 (66.67%) CISA
2 20 (66.67%) CISM
2 20 (66.67%) SaaS
2 20 (66.67%) Security Operations
3 19 (63.33%) Identity Access Management
3 19 (63.33%) Disaster Recovery
4 18 (60.00%) Incident Management
4 18 (60.00%) Management Information System
4 18 (60.00%) BPaaS
4 18 (60.00%) PaaS
4 18 (60.00%) Security Architecture
4 18 (60.00%) Azure
4 18 (60.00%) IaaS
5 17 (56.67%) Enterprise Software
5 17 (56.67%) Cloud Computing
5 17 (56.67%) HIPAA
5 17 (56.67%) WAAS
5 17 (56.67%) Risk Analysis
5 17 (56.67%) Regulatory Compliance
5 17 (56.67%) ISO 27001 Lead Auditor
5 17 (56.67%) Contingency Planning
5 17 (56.67%) 21 CFR Part 11
6 7 (23.33%) Risk Management
6 7 (23.33%) IT Audit
7 6 (20.00%) Finance
7 6 (20.00%) Sarbanes-Oxley
8 5 (16.67%) Computer Science

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 (6.67%) Salesforce.com CRM
Cloud Services
1 20 (66.67%) SaaS
2 18 (60.00%) Azure
2 18 (60.00%) BPaaS
2 18 (60.00%) IaaS
2 18 (60.00%) PaaS
3 17 (56.67%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 17 (56.67%) WAAS
2 3 (10.00%) Firewall
2 3 (10.00%) SSL
General
1 6 (20.00%) Finance
2 2 (6.67%) Banking
3 1 (3.33%) Back Office
3 1 (3.33%) Financial Institution
3 1 (3.33%) Front Office
3 1 (3.33%) Investment Banking
Job Titles
1 18 (60.00%) Analyst
1 18 (60.00%) Security Analyst
2 17 (56.67%) IT Analyst
2 17 (56.67%) IT Security Analyst
3 4 (13.33%) Senior Analyst
3 4 (13.33%) Senior IT Security Analyst
3 4 (13.33%) Senior Security Analyst
4 2 (6.67%) Audit Manager
4 2 (6.67%) Auditor
4 2 (6.67%) Cloud Engineer
4 2 (6.67%) IT Audit Manager
4 2 (6.67%) IT Auditor
4 2 (6.67%) IT Director
4 2 (6.67%) IT Manager
4 2 (6.67%) Operations Director
4 2 (6.67%) Security Engineer
4 2 (6.67%) Services Director
4 2 (6.67%) Subject Matter Expert
5 1 (3.33%) Head of Support
5 1 (3.33%) Service Desk Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (10.00%) LDAP
1 3 (10.00%) SAML
2 1 (3.33%) SailPoint
Miscellaneous
1 18 (60.00%) Management Information System
2 17 (56.67%) Enterprise Software
3 2 (6.67%) Data Centre
3 2 (6.67%) Robotics
Processes & Methodologies
1 21 (70.00%) Information Security
2 20 (66.67%) Security Operations
3 19 (63.33%) Disaster Recovery
3 19 (63.33%) Identity Access Management
4 18 (60.00%) Incident Management
4 18 (60.00%) Security Architecture
5 17 (56.67%) Contingency Planning
5 17 (56.67%) Regulatory Compliance
5 17 (56.67%) Risk Analysis
6 7 (23.33%) IT Audit
6 7 (23.33%) Risk Management
7 5 (16.67%) Computer Science
8 4 (13.33%) Change Management
8 4 (13.33%) ERP
8 4 (13.33%) Microservices
8 4 (13.33%) SOA
9 3 (10.00%) Identity Management
9 3 (10.00%) Security Management
9 3 (10.00%) SIEM
9 3 (10.00%) Time Management
Qualifications
1 20 (66.67%) CISA
1 20 (66.67%) CISM
1 20 (66.67%) CISSP
2 17 (56.67%) ISO 27001 Lead Auditor
3 4 (13.33%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 20 (66.67%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 17 (56.67%) 21 CFR Part 11
2 17 (56.67%) HIPAA
3 6 (20.00%) Sarbanes-Oxley
4 5 (16.67%) QA
5 4 (13.33%) COBIT
6 3 (10.00%) COSO
6 3 (10.00%) IFRS
7 2 (6.67%) GAAP
7 2 (6.67%) PCI DSS
8 1 (3.33%) ISO/IEC 20000
8 1 (3.33%) Solvency II
Vendors
1 2 (6.67%) Adobe
1 2 (6.67%) Salesforce.com
1 2 (6.67%) Workday