Period
to 18 November 2017

The median annual salary for a Senior Auditor was £67,500 in advertised job vacancies during the 6 months to 18 November 2017.

The first table below provides salary benchmarking and summary statistics including a comparison to same period in the previous 2 years.

Senior Auditor
UK
6 months to
18 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 1142 1212 1296
Rank change year-on-year +70 +84 -8
Permanent jobs requiring a Senior Auditor 35 10 18
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.020% 0.005% 0.008%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.020% 0.005% 0.009%
Number of salaries quoted 31 6 14
UK median annual salary £67,500 £57,500 £60,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +17.39% -4.17% +20.00%
10th Percentile £45,000 £43,750 £51,125
90th Percentile £76,000 £71,250 £63,375
UK excluding London median annual salary £38,500 £45,000 £60,000
% change year-on-year -14.44% -25.00% +20.00%

The following table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all permanent IT job vacancies. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title that can be normalized. As such, the figures in the second row provide an indication of the number of permanent jobs in our overall sample.

All Permanent IT Job Vacancies
UK
Permanent vacancies in the UK with a recognized job title 171362 183209 211285
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 95.77% 96.48% 96.46%
Number of salaries quoted 137432 153366 175465
UK median annual salary £48,000 £47,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +1.05% +5.56% -
10th Percentile £27,500 £27,000 £26,250
90th Percentile £78,750 £77,500 £75,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,500
% change year-on-year - +4.94% +1.25%

Senior Auditor
Job Vacancy Trend

Job postings that featured Senior Auditor in the job title as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised.

Job vacancy trend for Senior Auditor in the UK

Senior Auditor
Salary Trend

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

Salary trend for Senior Auditor in the UK

Senior Auditor
Salary Histogram

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Senior Auditor over the 6 months to 18 November 2017.

Salary histogram for Senior Auditor in the UK

Senior Auditor
Top 8 Job Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Senior Auditor within the UK over the 6 months to 18 November 2017. 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 +53 35 £67,500 +17.39%
London +25 29 £76,000 +19.22%
UK excluding London +62 6 £38,500 -14.44%
Midlands - 3 £35,000 -
West Midlands - 2 - -
East of England - 2 £43,000 -
South East +35 1 £38,500 +2.67%
East Midlands - 1 £35,000 -

Senior Auditor Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills

For the 6 months to 18 November 2017, Senior Auditor job roles required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads featuring Senior Auditor in the job title.

1 24 (68.57%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 22 (62.86%) IT Audit
3 21 (60.00%) Internal Audit
4 20 (57.14%) Risk Management
5 18 (51.43%) Finance
6 15 (42.86%) ISO 9001
6 15 (42.86%) Sarbanes-Oxley
7 13 (37.14%) ITIL
7 13 (37.14%) Unix
7 13 (37.14%) Windows
7 13 (37.14%) Service Management
7 13 (37.14%) Banking
7 13 (37.14%) Risk Analysis
8 9 (25.71%) Information Security
9 8 (22.86%) PRINCE
9 8 (22.86%) PRINCE2
9 8 (22.86%) CISSP
9 8 (22.86%) Cybersecurity
10 7 (20.00%) CISA
11 6 (17.14%) Hedge funds
11 6 (17.14%) Marketing
11 6 (17.14%) Mathematics
11 6 (17.14%) Degree
11 6 (17.14%) Presales
11 6 (17.14%) ITIL V3
11 6 (17.14%) ISO 27001 Lead Auditor
12 5 (14.29%) Change Control
13 4 (11.43%) Continuous Improvement
13 4 (11.43%) Data Protection
13 4 (11.43%) CISM

Senior Auditor Skill Set
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:

Applications
1 2 (5.71%) Maya
Business Applications
1 2 (5.71%) SAP FSCM
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (8.57%) Power BI
General
1 18 (51.43%) Finance
2 13 (37.14%) Banking
3 6 (17.14%) Marketing
4 3 (8.57%) Legal
5 2 (5.71%) Retail
5 2 (5.71%) Retail Banking
5 2 (5.71%) Telecoms
6 1 (2.86%) Advertising
Miscellaneous
1 6 (17.14%) Hedge funds
2 2 (5.71%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (5.71%) FMCG
3 1 (2.86%) Computer Science
3 1 (2.86%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 13 (37.14%) Unix
1 13 (37.14%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 22 (62.86%) IT Audit
2 21 (60.00%) Internal Audit
3 20 (57.14%) Risk Management
4 13 (37.14%) ITIL
4 13 (37.14%) Risk Analysis
4 13 (37.14%) Service Management
5 9 (25.71%) Information Security
6 8 (22.86%) Cybersecurity
6 8 (22.86%) PRINCE
6 8 (22.86%) PRINCE2
7 6 (17.14%) ITIL V3
7 6 (17.14%) Mathematics
7 6 (17.14%) Presales
8 5 (14.29%) Change Control
9 4 (11.43%) Continuous Improvement
9 4 (11.43%) Data Protection
10 3 (8.57%) Analytics
10 3 (8.57%) Data Analytics
11 2 (5.71%) Root Cause Analysis
11 2 (5.71%) Visualisation
Programming Languages
1 2 (5.71%) Java
1 2 (5.71%) Python
1 2 (5.71%) SQL
Qualifications
1 8 (22.86%) CISSP
2 7 (20.00%) CISA
3 6 (17.14%) Degree
3 6 (17.14%) ISO 27001 Lead Auditor
4 4 (11.43%) CISM
5 2 (5.71%) ACCA
5 2 (5.71%) CRISC
5 2 (5.71%) SC Cleared
5 2 (5.71%) Security Cleared
6 1 (2.86%) Computer Science Degree
6 1 (2.86%) HNC
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 24 (68.57%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 15 (42.86%) ISO 9001
2 15 (42.86%) Sarbanes-Oxley
3 3 (8.57%) COBIT
3 3 (8.57%) ISO/IEC 20000
4 2 (5.71%) COSO
4 2 (5.71%) GDPR
4 2 (5.71%) NIST 800
4 2 (5.71%) PCI DSS
5 1 (2.86%) ISO 14001
5 1 (2.86%) ISO 22301
5 1 (2.86%) ISO 9000
5 1 (2.86%) QA
Vendors
1 3 (8.57%) Tableau
2 2 (5.71%) CA
2 2 (5.71%) Microsoft
2 2 (5.71%) SAP