Period
to 24 September 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 24 September 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
24 Sep 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 1058 1157 1190
Rank change year-on-year +99 +33 +55
Permanent jobs citing SAS 70 12 17 13
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.009% 0.010% 0.007%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 0.064% 0.078% 0.060%
Number of salaries quoted 12 17 13
UK median annual salary £85,000 £75,000 £72,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +13.33% +3.45% +20.83%
10th Percentile £75,750 £63,750 £68,750
90th Percentile £87,500 £75,000 £77,500
UK excluding London median annual salary - - £70,000

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 18,742 21,864 21,539
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 13.30% 13.13% 12.34%
Number of salaries quoted 13,861 16,600 15,960
UK median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £50,000
10th Percentile £28,000 £28,500 £27,500
90th Percentile £82,500 £80,000 £77,500
UK excluding London median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year - +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 24 September 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 +71 12 £85,000 +13.33% 2
London +68 12 £85,000 +13.33% 2

For the 6 months to 24 September 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 12 (100.00%) Information Security
1 12 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 12 (100.00%) Penetration Testing
1 12 (100.00%) Risk Analysis
1 12 (100.00%) SaaS
1 12 (100.00%) Security Architecture
1 12 (100.00%) Vulnerability Scanning
1 12 (100.00%) Threat Modelling
1 12 (100.00%) Mobile App
1 12 (100.00%) Cybersecurity
1 12 (100.00%) Technical Leadership
1 12 (100.00%) NIST
2 6 (50.00%) Cyberthreat
2 6 (50.00%) Security Testing
2 6 (50.00%) OWASP
2 6 (50.00%) Law
2 6 (50.00%) Risk Assessment

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 12 (100.00%) SaaS
General
1 6 (50.00%) Law
Job Titles
1 6 (50.00%) Cloud Specialist
1 6 (50.00%) Information Security Specialist
1 6 (50.00%) Information Specialist
1 6 (50.00%) Security Specialist
2 3 (25.00%) Architect
2 3 (25.00%) Security Architect
3 2 (16.67%) Application Security Specialist
3 2 (16.67%) Applications Specialist
4 1 (8.33%) Penetration Tester
4 1 (8.33%) Security Engineer
4 1 (8.33%) Senior Security Engineer
4 1 (8.33%) Tester
Miscellaneous
1 12 (100.00%) Mobile App
2 6 (50.00%) Cyberthreat
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 12 (100.00%) Cybersecurity
1 12 (100.00%) Information Security
1 12 (100.00%) Penetration Testing
1 12 (100.00%) Risk Analysis
1 12 (100.00%) Security Architecture
1 12 (100.00%) Technical Leadership
1 12 (100.00%) Threat Modelling
1 12 (100.00%) Vulnerability Scanning
2 6 (50.00%) OWASP
2 6 (50.00%) Risk Assessment
2 6 (50.00%) Security Testing
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 12 (100.00%) NIST