The table below looks at the statistics for Sarbanes-Oxley skills in IT jobs advertised for the Birmingham region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Sarbanes-Oxley over the 3 months to 19 December 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
19 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Sarbanes-Oxley (SOX, Sarbox)
Rank 123 121 -
Rank change year-on-year
-2 -
Permanent jobs citing Sarbanes-Oxley 7 1 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Birmingham 0.34% 0.053% -
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 2.92% 0.56% -
Number of salaries quoted 4 1 0
Average salary £50,000 £37,500 -
Average salary % change year-on-year
+33.33% -
UK excluding London average salary £50,000 £44,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year
+13.63% -12.00%
Sarbanes-Oxley
West Midlands

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Quality Assurance & Compliance category in permanent jobs advertised in the Birmingham region.

Quality Assurance & Compliance Category
Birmingham
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Quality Assurance & Compliance category
240 177 146
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Birmingham 11.62% 9.41% 8.74%
Number of salaries quoted 210 148 124
Average salary £42,500 £45,000 £41,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-5.55% +8.43%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £22,500 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £61,000 £52,500 £62,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
-1.23% +1.25%

Sarbanes-Oxley
Jobs Demand Trend in Birmingham

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Sarbanes-Oxley across the Birmingham region as a proportion of the total demand within the Quality Assurance & Compliance category.

Sarbanes-Oxley Jobs Demand Trend in Birmingham

Sarbanes-Oxley
Salary Trend in Birmingham

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Sarbanes-Oxley across the Birmingham region.

Sarbanes-Oxley Salary Trend in Birmingham

Sarbanes-Oxley
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Birmingham

For the 6 months to 19 December 2014, IT jobs across the Birmingham region citing Sarbanes-Oxley also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled that cited Sarbanes-Oxley.

1 10 (66.67%) Risk Assessment
2 9 (60.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 9 (60.00%) Management Information System
3 6 (40.00%) ISO 9001
3 6 (40.00%) SC Cleared
3 6 (40.00%) Security Cleared
3 6 (40.00%) Continuous Improvement
3 6 (40.00%) Process Management
3 6 (40.00%) COSO
4 5 (33.33%) Information Security
4 5 (33.33%) PCI DSS
5 4 (26.67%) Risk Management
5 4 (26.67%) Finance
6 3 (20.00%) Manufacturing
6 3 (20.00%) Games
6 3 (20.00%) Banking
6 3 (20.00%) Retail
6 3 (20.00%) CRISC
6 3 (20.00%) CISSP
6 3 (20.00%) CISA
6 3 (20.00%) CISM
6 3 (20.00%) Degree
6 3 (20.00%) PCI QSA
6 3 (20.00%) Agile Software Development
6 3 (20.00%) TOGAF
6 3 (20.00%) Time Management
6 3 (20.00%) SIEM
6 3 (20.00%) Information Security Management
6 3 (20.00%) Security Management
6 3 (20.00%) ITIL

Sarbanes-Oxley
Top Related IT Skills in Birmingham by Category

For the 6 months to 19 December 2014, IT jobs across the Birmingham region citing Sarbanes-Oxley also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled that cited Sarbanes-Oxley. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Communications & Networking
1 2 (13.33%) TCP/IP
1 2 (13.33%) Firewall
1 2 (13.33%) Network Security
1 2 (13.33%) Cisco ASA
General
1 4 (26.67%) Finance
2 3 (20.00%) Manufacturing
2 3 (20.00%) Games
2 3 (20.00%) Banking
2 3 (20.00%) Retail
3 2 (13.33%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 6 (40.00%) Project Manager
1 6 (40.00%) Audit Manager
2 5 (33.33%) Security Consultant
2 5 (33.33%) Consultant
3 4 (26.67%) Operational Risk Manager
3 4 (26.67%) Risk Manager
4 3 (20.00%) Information Security Consultant
5 2 (13.33%) Network Security Consultant
5 2 (13.33%) Network Consultant
6 1 (6.67%) IT Risk Manager
Miscellaneous
1 9 (60.00%) Management Information System
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (66.67%) Risk Assessment
2 6 (40.00%) Process Management
2 6 (40.00%) Continuous Improvement
3 5 (33.33%) Information Security
4 4 (26.67%) Risk Management
5 3 (20.00%) Agile Software Development
5 3 (20.00%) TOGAF
5 3 (20.00%) Time Management
5 3 (20.00%) SIEM
5 3 (20.00%) Information Security Management
5 3 (20.00%) Security Management
5 3 (20.00%) ITIL
5 3 (20.00%) PRINCE2
Qualifications
1 6 (40.00%) SC Cleared
1 6 (40.00%) Security Cleared
2 3 (20.00%) CRISC
2 3 (20.00%) CISSP
2 3 (20.00%) CISA
2 3 (20.00%) CISM
2 3 (20.00%) Degree
2 3 (20.00%) PCI QSA
3 2 (13.33%) Cisco Certification
3 2 (13.33%) CCNP
3 2 (13.33%) CCNA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (60.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 6 (40.00%) COSO
2 6 (40.00%) ISO 9001
3 5 (33.33%) PCI DSS
4 2 (13.33%) GPG13
System Software
1 2 (13.33%) Snort
1 2 (13.33%) Squid
Vendors
1 2 (13.33%) Cisco
1 2 (13.33%) Juniper
1 2 (13.33%) CheckPoint
1 2 (13.33%) Websense
1 2 (13.33%) Blue Coat
1 2 (13.33%) Sourcefire