The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies with a requirement for SSAE 16 skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited SSAE 16 over the 3 months to 28 June 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Statement on Standards for Attestation Engagements (SSAE) 16
UK
3 months to
28 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 849 918 937
Rank change year-on-year +69 +19  
Permanent jobs citing SSAE 16 25 17 26
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.028% 0.017% 0.024%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 0.23% 0.13% 0.19%
Number of salaries quoted 19 15 20
Median salary £55,000 £62,500 £72,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -12.00% -13.79%  
90% offered a salary of more than £33,750 £37,500 £46,575
10% offered a salary of more than £96,250 £79,500 £118,750
UK excluding London median salary £37,500 £65,000 £60,000
% change year-on-year -42.30% +8.33%  

SSAE 16 is in the quality assurance and compliance skills category. The next table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all permanent job vacancies with a requirement for quality assurance and compliance skills.

Quality Assurance & Compliance Skills
UK
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for quality assurance and compliance skills 10723 12840 13959
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the UK 12.06% 13.05% 12.75%
Number of salaries quoted 10218 12892 13599
Median salary £50,000 £50,000 £46,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - +7.52%  
90% offered a salary of more than £27,750 £27,500 £26,250
10% offered a salary of more than £77,500 £77,500 £78,750
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year - +5.88%  

SSAE 16
Job Vacancy Trend

Job postings citing SSAE 16 as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised.

Job vacancy trend for SSAE 16 in the UK

SSAE 16
Salary Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing SSAE 16.

Salary trend for SSAE 16 in the UK

SSAE 16
Salary Histogram

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing SSAE 16 over the 3 months to 28 June 2017.

Salary histogram for SSAE 16 in the UK

SSAE 16
Top 5 Job Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing SSAE 16 within the UK over the 3 months to 28 June 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
England +57 25 £55,000 -12.00%
UK excluding London +45 17 £37,500 -42.30%
North of England 0 9 £37,500 -6.25%
South East +49 8 £62,500 -3.84%
London +29 7 £87,500 +59.09%

For the 6 months to 28 June 2017, IT jobs citing SSAE 16 also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads with a requirement for SSAE 16.

1 27 (58.70%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 23 (50.00%) Information Security
3 19 (41.30%) Finance
4 16 (34.78%) Management Information System
5 15 (32.61%) Degree
6 14 (30.43%) Network Security
6 14 (30.43%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
7 13 (28.26%) Identity Access Management
7 13 (28.26%) SaaS
7 13 (28.26%) ITIL
7 13 (28.26%) Linux
8 12 (26.09%) CISSP
8 12 (26.09%) Sarbanes-Oxley
9 11 (23.91%) Internal Audit
10 10 (21.74%) Amazon AWS
10 10 (21.74%) Mentoring
10 10 (21.74%) PCI DSS
10 10 (21.74%) Firewall
10 10 (21.74%) Risk Management
11 9 (19.57%) Identity Management
11 9 (19.57%) CISM
11 9 (19.57%) Google
11 9 (19.57%) Splunk
12 8 (17.39%) Vulnerability Management
12 8 (17.39%) Force.com
12 8 (17.39%) Microsoft Azure
12 8 (17.39%) Google Cloud Platform
12 8 (17.39%) COBIT
12 8 (17.39%) Security Management
13 7 (15.22%) Windows

SSAE 16
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:

Application Platforms
1 4 (8.70%) IIS
2 2 (4.35%) MS Exchange
2 2 (4.35%) Skype for Business
3 1 (2.17%) Apache
3 1 (2.17%) CMS
3 1 (2.17%) OpenStack
3 1 (2.17%) Tomcat
Cloud Services
1 13 (28.26%) SaaS
2 10 (21.74%) Amazon AWS
3 8 (17.39%) Force.com
3 8 (17.39%) Google Cloud Platform
3 8 (17.39%) Microsoft Azure
4 5 (10.87%) IaaS
4 5 (10.87%) PaaS
5 2 (4.35%) Office 365
6 1 (2.17%) Sumo Logic
Communications & Networking
1 14 (30.43%) Network Security
2 10 (21.74%) Firewall
3 5 (10.87%) DNS
4 4 (8.70%) Fibre Channel
5 2 (4.35%) Skype
5 2 (4.35%) Unified Communications
6 1 (2.17%) BGP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (6.52%) MySQL
2 1 (2.17%) OpenTSDB
Development Applications
1 1 (2.17%) Git (software)
1 1 (2.17%) Jenkins
General
1 19 (41.30%) Finance
2 6 (13.04%) Legal
3 5 (10.87%) Telecoms
4 4 (8.70%) Banking
4 4 (8.70%) Digital Economy
5 1 (2.17%) Retail
Job Titles
1 12 (26.09%) Analyst
1 12 (26.09%) Security Analyst
2 10 (21.74%) IT Manager
2 10 (21.74%) IT Risk Manager
2 10 (21.74%) Risk Manager
3 8 (17.39%) IT Engineer
3 8 (17.39%) IT Security Engineer
3 8 (17.39%) Security Engineer
4 7 (15.22%) Governance Manager
4 7 (15.22%) IT Analyst
4 7 (15.22%) IT Governance Manager
4 7 (15.22%) IT Security Analyst
5 5 (10.87%) Operations Manager
5 5 (10.87%) SOC Manager
6 4 (8.70%) Information Analyst
6 4 (8.70%) Information Security Analyst
6 4 (8.70%) Senior Analyst
6 4 (8.70%) Senior Information Analyst
6 4 (8.70%) Senior Information Security Analyst
6 4 (8.70%) Senior Security Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (2.17%) LAMP
Miscellaneous
1 16 (34.78%) Management Information System
2 7 (15.22%) Computer Science
3 6 (13.04%) Analytical Skills
4 5 (10.87%) Data Centre
4 5 (10.87%) Virtual Team
5 4 (8.70%) HP Storage
5 4 (8.70%) HP StoreVirtual
5 4 (8.70%) User Experience
6 1 (2.17%) Fintech
6 1 (2.17%) Public Cloud
6 1 (2.17%) Replication
6 1 (2.17%) Security Operations Centre
Operating Systems
1 13 (28.26%) Linux
2 7 (15.22%) Windows
3 6 (13.04%) Unix
4 4 (8.70%) Windows Server
4 4 (8.70%) Windows Server 2003
4 4 (8.70%) Windows Server 2008
4 4 (8.70%) Windows Server 2012
5 1 (2.17%) CentOS
5 1 (2.17%) Debian
5 1 (2.17%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 23 (50.00%) Information Security
2 13 (28.26%) Identity Access Management
2 13 (28.26%) ITIL
3 11 (23.91%) Internal Audit
4 10 (21.74%) Mentoring
4 10 (21.74%) Risk Management
5 9 (19.57%) Identity Management
6 8 (17.39%) Security Management
6 8 (17.39%) Vulnerability Management
7 7 (15.22%) Data Protection
7 7 (15.22%) Supplier Management
8 6 (13.04%) DevOps
8 6 (13.04%) Disaster Recovery
8 6 (13.04%) Performance Metrics
8 6 (13.04%) Project Management
8 6 (13.04%) Security Architecture
8 6 (13.04%) Service Delivery
9 5 (10.87%) Business Continuity
9 5 (10.87%) Cybersecurity
9 5 (10.87%) Service Management
Programming Languages
1 4 (8.70%) SQL
2 2 (4.35%) Bash Shell
2 2 (4.35%) Python
3 1 (2.17%) Go
3 1 (2.17%) Java
3 1 (2.17%) Perl
3 1 (2.17%) PowerShell
3 1 (2.17%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 15 (32.61%) Degree
2 12 (26.09%) CISSP
3 9 (19.57%) CISM
4 6 (13.04%) CISA
4 6 (13.04%) Computer Science Degree
5 5 (10.87%) MCSE
5 5 (10.87%) Microsoft Certification
6 4 (8.70%) CCAA
6 4 (8.70%) Citrix Certification
7 1 (2.17%) CCA
7 1 (2.17%) CNA
7 1 (2.17%) CNE
7 1 (2.17%) CompTIA Security+
7 1 (2.17%) CREST Certified
7 1 (2.17%) GIAC
7 1 (2.17%) GPEN
7 1 (2.17%) Novell Certification
7 1 (2.17%) OSCP
7 1 (2.17%) SANS
7 1 (2.17%) Security+ Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 27 (58.70%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 14 (30.43%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
3 12 (26.09%) Sarbanes-Oxley
4 10 (21.74%) PCI DSS
5 8 (17.39%) COBIT
6 5 (10.87%) QA
7 2 (4.35%) Solvency II
8 1 (2.17%) GDPR
8 1 (2.17%) HIPAA
8 1 (2.17%) ISAE 3402
System Software
1 4 (8.70%) Active Directory
1 4 (8.70%) Hyper-V
1 4 (8.70%) Terminal Services
1 4 (8.70%) VMware Infrastructure
1 4 (8.70%) XenApp
2 2 (4.35%) Docker
3 1 (2.17%) iptables
3 1 (2.17%) Virtual Machines
3 1 (2.17%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 4 (8.70%) Microsoft Clustering
1 4 (8.70%) SCCM
1 4 (8.70%) SCOM
1 4 (8.70%) SCVMM
1 4 (8.70%) WSUS
2 2 (4.35%) Ansible
2 2 (4.35%) Puppet
3 1 (2.17%) Icinga
3 1 (2.17%) Kubernetes
3 1 (2.17%) logstash
3 1 (2.17%) Nagios
3 1 (2.17%) Opscode Chef
3 1 (2.17%) Prometheus
3 1 (2.17%) Terraform
3 1 (2.17%) WMI
Vendors
1 9 (19.57%) Google
1 9 (19.57%) Splunk
2 6 (13.04%) Citrix
2 6 (13.04%) VMware
3 4 (8.70%) 3PAR
3 4 (8.70%) Brocade
3 4 (8.70%) HP
3 4 (8.70%) IBM
3 4 (8.70%) Microsoft
4 2 (4.35%) NetApp
4 2 (4.35%) Oracle
5 1 (2.17%) Red Hat
5 1 (2.17%) Sophos
UK
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