Period
to 23 May 2019

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies with a requirement for SAS 70 skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited SAS 70 over the 6 months to 23 May 2019 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Statement on Auditing Standards No. 70: Service Organizations (SAS 70)
UK
6 months to
23 May 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 1076 1185 1160
Rank change year-on-year +109 -25 +102
Permanent jobs citing SAS 70 13 8 7
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.009% 0.005% 0.004%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 0.065% 0.036% 0.034%
Number of salaries quoted 5 4 5
UK median annual salary £85,000 £60,000 £65,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +41.67% -7.69% +23.81%
10th Percentile £82,500 £57,500 £57,500
90th Percentile £87,500 £62,500 £72,500
UK excluding London median annual salary - - -

SAS 70 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 19,970 22,031 20,300
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 13.86% 12.82% 12.00%
Number of salaries quoted 14,469 16,964 15,888
UK median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - +5.26% -
10th Percentile £27,625 £28,000 £26,250
90th Percentile £82,500 £80,000 £77,500
UK excluding London median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year - +12.50% -5.88%

SAS 70
Job Vacancy Trend

Job postings citing SAS 70 as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised.

Job vacancy trend for SAS 70 in the UK

SAS 70
Salary Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing SAS 70.

Salary trend for SAS 70 in the UK

SAS 70
Top 2 Job Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing SAS 70 within the UK over the 6 months to 23 May 2019. 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 +108 13 £85,000 +41.67% 1
London +75 13 £85,000 +41.67% 1

For the 6 months to 23 May 2019, IT jobs citing SAS 70 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 SAS 70.

1 13 (100.00%) Security Architecture
2 12 (92.31%) Threat Modelling
3 8 (61.54%) DevOps
3 8 (61.54%) WorldPay
3 8 (61.54%) Sarbanes-Oxley
3 8 (61.54%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 8 (61.54%) PCI DSS
3 8 (61.54%) PA-DSS
4 7 (53.85%) Java
4 7 (53.85%) SDLC
4 7 (53.85%) Static Code Analysis
4 7 (53.85%) Security Operations
4 7 (53.85%) Dynamic Code Analysis
5 6 (46.15%) Cybersecurity
5 6 (46.15%) Agile Software Development
6 5 (38.46%) Penetration Testing
6 5 (38.46%) Information Security
6 5 (38.46%) SaaS
6 5 (38.46%) Mobile App
6 5 (38.46%) Risk Analysis
6 5 (38.46%) Vulnerability Scanning
6 5 (38.46%) Technical Leadership
7 3 (23.08%) Cyberthreat
7 3 (23.08%) Security Testing
7 3 (23.08%) OWASP
8 2 (15.38%) Law
8 2 (15.38%) Risk Assessment
9 1 (7.69%) Amazon AWS
9 1 (7.69%) IaaS
9 1 (7.69%) Fintech

SAS 70
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:

Cloud Services
1 5 (38.46%) SaaS
2 1 (7.69%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (7.69%) IaaS
General
1 2 (15.38%) Law
Job Titles
1 11 (84.62%) Security Specialist
2 9 (69.23%) Application Security Specialist
2 9 (69.23%) Applications Specialist
3 4 (30.77%) Cloud Specialist
4 3 (23.08%) Information Security Specialist
4 3 (23.08%) Information Specialist
5 1 (7.69%) Architect
5 1 (7.69%) DevOps Specialist
5 1 (7.69%) Security Architect
Miscellaneous
1 5 (38.46%) Mobile App
2 3 (23.08%) Cyberthreat
3 1 (7.69%) Fintech
3 1 (7.69%) Hybrid Cloud
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (100.00%) Security Architecture
2 12 (92.31%) Threat Modelling
3 8 (61.54%) DevOps
4 7 (53.85%) Dynamic Code Analysis
4 7 (53.85%) SDLC
4 7 (53.85%) Security Operations
4 7 (53.85%) Static Code Analysis
5 6 (46.15%) Agile Software Development
5 6 (46.15%) Cybersecurity
6 5 (38.46%) Information Security
6 5 (38.46%) Penetration Testing
6 5 (38.46%) Risk Analysis
6 5 (38.46%) Technical Leadership
6 5 (38.46%) Vulnerability Scanning
7 3 (23.08%) OWASP
7 3 (23.08%) Security Testing
8 2 (15.38%) Risk Assessment
Programming Languages
1 7 (53.85%) Java
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (61.54%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 8 (61.54%) PA-DSS
1 8 (61.54%) PCI DSS
1 8 (61.54%) Sarbanes-Oxley
Vendors
1 8 (61.54%) WorldPay