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 27 April 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
27 Apr 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 841 928 962
Rank change year-on-year +87 +34  
Permanent jobs citing SSAE 16 24 22 23
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.028% 0.021% 0.021%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 0.23% 0.16% 0.16%
Number of salaries quoted 20 20 23
Median salary £57,500 £46,250 £65,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +24.32% -28.84%  
90% offered a salary of more than £37,500 £37,500 £40,500
10% offered a salary of more than £87,500 £62,750 £112,500
UK excluding London median salary £55,000 £50,750 £45,500
% change year-on-year +8.37% +11.53%  

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 10309 13543 14110
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the UK 11.98% 13.05% 12.75%
Number of salaries quoted 8084 10750 10944
Median salary £50,000 £50,000 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - +5.26%  
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £29,000 £28,000
10% offered a salary of more than £77,500 £75,000 £74,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £44,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year -3.40% +3.52%  

SSAE 16
Job Vacancy Trend

The job posting trend of jobs advertised citing SSAE 16 as a proportion of all permanent or contract IT jobs with a match in the Quality Assurance & Compliance category.

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 27 April 2017.

Salary histogram for SSAE 16 in the UK

SSAE 16
Top 15 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 27 April 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 +96 24 £57,500 +24.32% 2
South East +77 14 £55,000 -4.34% 1
London +70 7 £80,000 +72.97%
Buckinghamshire +17 6 £55,000 +25.00%
Reading - 4 - -
Berkshire - 4 - -
High Wycombe - 4 £55,000 -
Surrey +53 3 £57,500 -
Yorkshire +18 3 £37,500 - 1
North Yorkshire - 2 £36,250 - 1
West Yorkshire +14 1 £37,500 -
Hampshire - 1 £70,000 -
Basingstoke - 1 £70,000 -
York - 1 £37,500 -
Wetherby - 1 £37,500 -

For the 6 months to 27 April 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 33 (71.74%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 26 (56.52%) Finance
3 20 (43.48%) Management Information System
4 19 (41.30%) Information Security
5 14 (30.43%) Linux
5 14 (30.43%) Degree
6 13 (28.26%) COBIT
6 13 (28.26%) Internal Audit
7 12 (26.09%) Supplier Management
8 11 (23.91%) Windows
8 11 (23.91%) CISSP
9 10 (21.74%) Risk Management
9 10 (21.74%) PCI DSS
9 10 (21.74%) Cybersecurity
10 9 (19.57%) Security Architecture
10 9 (19.57%) CISM
11 8 (17.39%) ITIL
11 8 (17.39%) Vulnerability Management
11 8 (17.39%) Identity Access Management
12 7 (15.22%) Threat Modelling
12 7 (15.22%) Amazon AWS
12 7 (15.22%) Splunk
12 7 (15.22%) Network Security
13 6 (13.04%) Data Protection
13 6 (13.04%) Computer Science
13 6 (13.04%) Penetration Testing
13 6 (13.04%) GIAC
13 6 (13.04%) Security Management
13 6 (13.04%) CREST Certified
13 6 (13.04%) SANS

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 1 (2.17%) JBoss
2 1 (2.17%) WildFly
Cloud Services
1 7 (15.22%) Amazon AWS
2 4 (8.70%) SaaS
2 4 (8.70%) Sumo Logic
3 3 (6.52%) Force.com
3 3 (6.52%) Google Cloud Platform
3 3 (6.52%) Microsoft Azure
4 1 (2.17%) IaaS
4 1 (2.17%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 7 (15.22%) Network Security
2 5 (10.87%) DNS
2 5 (10.87%) Firewall
3 4 (8.70%) Fibre Channel
4 1 (2.17%) FTP
4 1 (2.17%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (2.17%) Oracle Database
1 1 (2.17%) SQL Server
General
1 26 (56.52%) Finance
2 5 (10.87%) Legal
3 4 (8.70%) Banking
4 1 (2.17%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 17 (36.96%) IT Manager
1 17 (36.96%) IT Risk Manager
1 17 (36.96%) Risk Manager
2 12 (26.09%) Governance Manager
2 12 (26.09%) IT Governance Manager
3 8 (17.39%) Information Risk Manager
3 8 (17.39%) Information Systems Manager
4 7 (15.22%) SOC Manager
5 6 (13.04%) Analyst
5 6 (13.04%) Cybersecurity Specialist
5 6 (13.04%) Security Analyst
6 5 (10.87%) Architect
7 4 (8.70%) 3rd Line Support
7 4 (8.70%) Information Analyst
7 4 (8.70%) Information Governance Manager
7 4 (8.70%) Information Security Analyst
7 4 (8.70%) Principal Architect
7 4 (8.70%) Senior Analyst
7 4 (8.70%) Senior Information Analyst
7 4 (8.70%) Senior Security Analyst
Miscellaneous
1 20 (43.48%) Management Information System
2 6 (13.04%) Computer Science
3 5 (10.87%) Analytical Skills
4 4 (8.70%) HP Storage
4 4 (8.70%) HP StoreVirtual
4 4 (8.70%) Security Operations Centre
4 4 (8.70%) Virtual Team
5 1 (2.17%) Data Centre
5 1 (2.17%) PKI
Operating Systems
1 14 (30.43%) Linux
2 11 (23.91%) Windows
3 5 (10.87%) Windows Server
4 4 (8.70%) Unix
4 4 (8.70%) Windows Server 2003
4 4 (8.70%) Windows Server 2008
4 4 (8.70%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 19 (41.30%) Information Security
2 13 (28.26%) Internal Audit
3 12 (26.09%) Supplier Management
4 10 (21.74%) Cybersecurity
4 10 (21.74%) Risk Management
5 9 (19.57%) Security Architecture
6 8 (17.39%) Identity Access Management
6 8 (17.39%) ITIL
6 8 (17.39%) Vulnerability Management
7 7 (15.22%) Threat Modelling
8 6 (13.04%) Data Protection
8 6 (13.04%) Mentoring
8 6 (13.04%) Penetration Testing
8 6 (13.04%) Security Management
9 5 (10.87%) Business Continuity
9 5 (10.87%) Service Delivery
10 4 (8.70%) Change Management
10 4 (8.70%) Disaster Recovery
10 4 (8.70%) Migration
10 4 (8.70%) Scrum
Programming Languages
1 5 (10.87%) SQL
2 4 (8.70%) Bash Shell
2 4 (8.70%) PowerShell
2 4 (8.70%) Python
3 1 (2.17%) Java
Qualifications
1 14 (30.43%) Degree
2 11 (23.91%) CISSP
3 9 (19.57%) CISM
4 6 (13.04%) CREST Certified
4 6 (13.04%) GIAC
4 6 (13.04%) SANS
5 5 (10.87%) CISA
6 4 (8.70%) CCAA
6 4 (8.70%) Citrix Certification
6 4 (8.70%) GCFA
6 4 (8.70%) GPEN
6 4 (8.70%) MCSE
6 4 (8.70%) Microsoft Certification
6 4 (8.70%) OSCP
7 1 (2.17%) CCA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 33 (71.74%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 13 (28.26%) COBIT
3 10 (21.74%) PCI DSS
4 5 (10.87%) QA
4 5 (10.87%) Sarbanes-Oxley
5 2 (4.35%) Solvency II
6 1 (2.17%) ISAE 3402
System Software
1 5 (10.87%) Active Directory
1 5 (10.87%) Hyper-V
2 4 (8.70%) Terminal Services
2 4 (8.70%) VMware Infrastructure
2 4 (8.70%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 4 (8.70%) logstash
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%) WMI
1 4 (8.70%) WSUS
Vendors
1 7 (15.22%) Splunk
2 4 (8.70%) 3PAR
2 4 (8.70%) Brocade
2 4 (8.70%) Citrix
2 4 (8.70%) HP
2 4 (8.70%) IBM
2 4 (8.70%) Microsoft
2 4 (8.70%) Sophos
2 4 (8.70%) VMware
3 3 (6.52%) Google
4 1 (2.17%) Dell
4 1 (2.17%) EqualLogic
4 1 (2.17%) Oracle
4 1 (2.17%) SonicWALL
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