Period
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The table below provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies with an option to work from home (WFH) and a requirement for GRC skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited GRC over the 6 months to 2 July 2022 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Governance, Risk Management and Compliance (GRC)
UK > Work from Home
6 months to
2 Jul 2022
Same period 2021 Same period 2020
Rank 557 511 296
Rank change year-on-year -46 -215 +25
Permanent jobs citing GRC 329 112 19
As % of all permanent jobs with a WFH option 0.42% 0.30% 0.21%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 2.60% 2.38% 1.95%
Number of salaries quoted 206 91 17
10th Percentile £43,125 £49,375 £45,750
25th Percentile £47,500 £57,500 £55,000
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £65,000 £70,000 £75,000
Median % change year-on-year -7.14% -6.67% -
75th Percentile £82,500 £90,000 £81,250
90th Percentile £105,000 £100,000 -
UK median annual salary £67,500 £65,000 £61,250
% change year-on-year +3.85% +6.12% -11.87%

GRC 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 WFH option and a requirement for quality assurance or compliance skills.

All Quality Assurance and Compliance Skills
Work from Home
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for quality assurance or compliance skills 12,633 4,706 974
As % of all permanent jobs with a WFH option 16.05% 12.53% 10.94%
Number of salaries quoted 6,408 3,198 795
10th Percentile £32,500 £32,500 £31,250
25th Percentile £42,500 £41,250 £41,750
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £57,442 £52,500 £55,000
Median % change year-on-year +9.41% -4.55% -4.35%
75th Percentile £72,647 £71,250 £72,500
90th Percentile £90,000 £86,250 £82,500
UK median annual salary £55,000 £53,500 £52,500
% change year-on-year +2.80% +1.90% +5.00%

GRC
Trend for Jobs with a WFH Option

Job vacancies with a work from home option citing GRC as a proportion of all IT jobs advertised.

GRC trend for jobs with a WFH option

GRC
Salary Trend for Jobs with a WFH Option

3-month moving average salary quoted in job vacancies with a work from home option citing GRC.

GRC salary trend for jobs with a WFH option

GRC
Salary Histogram for Jobs with a WFH Option

Salary distribution for jobs with a work from home option citing GRC over the 6 months to 2 July 2022.

GRC salary histogram for jobs with a WFH option

For the 6 months to 2 July 2022, GRC job roles required the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all permanent jobs with a WFH option and a requirement for GRC.

1 232 (70.52%) Information Security
2 179 (54.41%) Risk Management
3 134 (40.73%) Finance
4 133 (40.43%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 133 (40.43%) Cybersecurity
5 129 (39.21%) SaaS
6 122 (37.08%) Manufacturing
7 119 (36.17%) Azure
8 116 (35.26%) Retail
9 115 (34.95%) Agile
9 115 (34.95%) Public Sector
10 106 (32.22%) Local Government
11 98 (29.79%) Greenfield Project
12 84 (25.53%) DevOps
13 80 (24.32%) Analytics
14 75 (22.80%) Social Skills
15 73 (22.19%) Data Protection
15 73 (22.19%) PCI DSS
15 73 (22.19%) C#
16 70 (21.28%) CISSP
17 64 (19.45%) Security Operations
18 63 (19.15%) Data Analytics
19 60 (18.24%) .NET
20 58 (17.63%) ISMS
21 57 (17.33%) Microsoft
22 56 (17.02%) REST
22 56 (17.02%) React
23 54 (16.41%) Problem-Solving
24 49 (14.89%) SQL
25 48 (14.59%) Security Management

GRC
Co-occurring IT Skills with a WFH Option 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 (1.22%) SharePoint
Applications
1 9 (2.74%) Sketch
1 9 (2.74%) Zeplin
2 1 (0.30%) Microsoft Excel
Business Applications
1 4 (1.22%) SAP GRC
2 1 (0.30%) SAP APO
2 1 (0.30%) SAP ERP
Cloud Services
1 129 (39.21%) SaaS
2 119 (36.17%) Azure
3 39 (11.85%) GCP
4 26 (7.90%) BrowserStack
4 26 (7.90%) Sauce Labs
5 18 (5.47%) AWS
5 18 (5.47%) Figma
6 16 (4.86%) Azure Cosmos DB
7 15 (4.56%) Microsoft 365
8 13 (3.95%) Azure DevOps
9 9 (2.74%) Azure Sentinel
10 7 (2.13%) Cloud Computing
11 3 (0.91%) Azure Data Factory
11 3 (0.91%) Azure Synapse Analytics
11 3 (0.91%) Power Platform
12 1 (0.30%) Google Sheets
12 1 (0.30%) IaaS
12 1 (0.30%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 30 (9.12%) Intrusion Detection
2 12 (3.65%) Network Security
3 10 (3.04%) Firewall
4 1 (0.30%) Broadband
4 1 (0.30%) DNS
4 1 (0.30%) HTTP
4 1 (0.30%) SMTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 21 (6.38%) Big Data
2 17 (5.17%) Redis
3 13 (3.95%) SQL Server
4 3 (0.91%) Data Lake
4 3 (0.91%) Data Warehouse
4 3 (0.91%) InfluxDB
4 3 (0.91%) MongoDB
4 3 (0.91%) NoSQL
4 3 (0.91%) Power BI
4 3 (0.91%) SQL Server Analysis Services
4 3 (0.91%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 3 (0.91%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 1 (0.30%) SAP BW
Development Applications
1 26 (7.90%) Cypress.io
1 26 (7.90%) Gatling
1 26 (7.90%) JMeter
1 26 (7.90%) Postman
1 26 (7.90%) Protractor
1 26 (7.90%) Selenium
1 26 (7.90%) SpecFlow
1 26 (7.90%) TestCafe
2 16 (4.86%) Git (software)
General
1 134 (40.73%) Finance
2 122 (37.08%) Manufacturing
3 116 (35.26%) Retail
4 115 (34.95%) Public Sector
5 106 (32.22%) Local Government
6 75 (22.80%) Social Skills
7 33 (10.03%) Organisational Skills
8 22 (6.69%) Analytical Skills
9 15 (4.56%) Legal
10 9 (2.74%) Law
11 8 (2.43%) Inclusion and Diversity
12 7 (2.13%) Banking
12 7 (2.13%) Presentation Skills
13 6 (1.82%) Telecoms
14 4 (1.22%) Influencing Skills
15 3 (0.91%) Documentation Skills
15 3 (0.91%) Marketing
16 2 (0.61%) Investment Banking
17 1 (0.30%) Brand Awareness
17 1 (0.30%) Spanish Language
Job Titles
1 52 (15.81%) Security Manager
2 40 (12.16%) Analyst
3 36 (10.94%) Consultant
3 36 (10.94%) Information Manager
4 34 (10.33%) Security Officer
5 33 (10.03%) Developer
6 30 (9.12%) Information Security Manager
6 30 (9.12%) Security Analyst
7 28 (8.51%) Security Consultant
8 26 (7.90%) QA Engineer
9 25 (7.60%) Information Security Officer
10 24 (7.29%) Information Officer
11 21 (6.38%) Information Analyst
12 20 (6.08%) Information Security Analyst
13 17 (5.17%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
13 17 (5.17%) React Developer
14 16 (4.86%) Cloud Engineer
14 16 (4.86%) Cloud Infrastructure Engineer
14 16 (4.86%) Infrastructure Engineer
15 14 (4.26%) Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 60 (18.24%) .NET
2 56 (17.02%) React
2 56 (17.02%) REST
3 43 (13.07%) Swagger
4 32 (9.73%) Web Services
5 26 (7.90%) AngularJS
6 17 (5.17%) ASP.NET
6 17 (5.17%) ASP.NET MVC
6 17 (5.17%) CSS
6 17 (5.17%) CSS3
6 17 (5.17%) HTML
6 17 (5.17%) HTML5
6 17 (5.17%) MobX
6 17 (5.17%) Redux
6 17 (5.17%) SignalR
7 4 (1.22%) SailPoint
8 3 (0.91%) JSON
8 3 (0.91%) MDX
8 3 (0.91%) XML
9 1 (0.30%) Node.js
Miscellaneous
1 98 (29.79%) Greenfield Project
2 48 (14.59%) Management Information System
3 35 (10.64%) User Experience
4 16 (4.86%) Linux Command Line
5 10 (3.04%) Cyberthreat
5 10 (3.04%) Data Protection Act
6 9 (2.74%) Cyberattack
6 9 (2.74%) Public Cloud
7 5 (1.52%) Freedom of Information
7 5 (1.52%) Social Media
8 4 (1.22%) Cyber Kill Chain
8 4 (1.22%) NHS
9 3 (0.91%) Driving Licence
9 3 (0.91%) Security Operations Centre
10 2 (0.61%) CMDB
10 2 (0.61%) FMCG
10 2 (0.61%) SCADA
11 1 (0.30%) Blockchain
11 1 (0.30%) Blog
11 1 (0.30%) Equities
Operating Systems
1 9 (2.74%) Linux
1 9 (2.74%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 232 (70.52%) Information Security
2 179 (54.41%) Risk Management
3 133 (40.43%) Cybersecurity
4 115 (34.95%) Agile
5 84 (25.53%) DevOps
6 80 (24.32%) Analytics
7 73 (22.19%) Data Protection
8 64 (19.45%) Security Operations
9 63 (19.15%) Data Analytics
10 58 (17.63%) ISMS
11 54 (16.41%) Problem-Solving
12 48 (14.59%) Security Management
13 47 (14.29%) Information Security Management
14 46 (13.98%) DevSecOps
14 46 (13.98%) Incident Management
15 43 (13.07%) Test Automation
16 42 (12.77%) Vulnerability Assessment
17 41 (12.46%) B2B
18 39 (11.85%) Time Management
19 35 (10.64%) GAP Analysis
Programming Languages
1 73 (22.19%) C#
2 49 (14.89%) SQL
3 43 (13.07%) TypeScript
4 27 (8.21%) JavaScript
5 20 (6.08%) PowerShell
6 19 (5.78%) Bash
6 19 (5.78%) T-SQL
7 4 (1.22%) VB.NET
8 3 (0.91%) Data Analysis Expressions (DAX)
8 3 (0.91%) Python
9 1 (0.30%) C
9 1 (0.30%) C++
9 1 (0.30%) Java
9 1 (0.30%) Perl
9 1 (0.30%) PHP
9 1 (0.30%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 70 (21.28%) CISSP
2 46 (13.98%) CISM
3 33 (10.03%) Degree
4 32 (9.73%) (ISC)2 CCSP
4 32 (9.73%) Cisco Certification
5 23 (6.99%) CISA
6 22 (6.69%) CCSP
7 19 (5.78%) CCSK
7 19 (5.78%) SSCP
8 17 (5.17%) CASP
8 17 (5.17%) CompTIA CySA+
8 17 (5.17%) Security Cleared
9 13 (3.95%) Computer Science Degree
10 11 (3.34%) CRISC
11 9 (2.74%) CSSLP
11 9 (2.74%) ISO 27001 Lead Auditor
11 9 (2.74%) SC Cleared
12 7 (2.13%) CISMP
12 7 (2.13%) CREST Certified
13 6 (1.82%) SANS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 133 (40.43%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 73 (22.19%) PCI DSS
3 43 (13.07%) NIST
4 42 (12.77%) GDPR
5 26 (7.90%) QA
6 25 (7.60%) COBIT
7 10 (3.04%) ISO/IEC 27005
8 9 (2.74%) Cyber Essentials
9 8 (2.43%) SOC 2
10 7 (2.13%) NCSC
11 4 (1.22%) HIPAA
11 4 (1.22%) HITRUST
11 4 (1.22%) ISO 22301
11 4 (1.22%) ISO 31000
12 3 (0.91%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
12 3 (0.91%) SOC 3
13 2 (0.61%) HMG Security Policy Framework
13 2 (0.61%) NIST 800
13 2 (0.61%) PSD2
14 1 (0.30%) PMO
System Software
1 13 (3.95%) Docker
2 4 (1.22%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 29 (8.81%) Kubernetes
2 12 (3.65%) RSA Archer
3 6 (1.82%) Terraform
4 2 (0.61%) CSIRT
Vendors
1 57 (17.33%) Microsoft
2 43 (13.07%) Google
3 12 (3.65%) ServiceNow
4 5 (1.52%) OneTrust
4 5 (1.52%) SAP
5 4 (1.22%) Ariba
5 4 (1.22%) ForgeRock
6 3 (0.91%) Databricks
7 1 (0.30%) BT
7 1 (0.30%) Cisco
7 1 (0.30%) HubSpot
7 1 (0.30%) Salesforce.com