The table below looks at the statistics for Sarbanes-Oxley skills in IT jobs advertised for the Cheshire region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Sarbanes-Oxley over the 3 months to 20 October 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
20 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Sarbanes-Oxley (SOX, Sarbox)
Rank 132 115 131
Rank change year-on-year
-17 +16
Permanent jobs citing Sarbanes-Oxley 3 4 7
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cheshire 0.15% 0.25% 0.34%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 1.36% 2.84% 3.78%
Number of salaries quoted 2 4 5
Average salary £52,500 £22,500 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+133.33% -50.00%
UK excluding London average salary £44,000 £47,500 £47,500
% change year-on-year
-7.36% -
Sarbanes-Oxley
North West

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 Cheshire region.

Quality Assurance & Compliance Category
Cheshire
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Quality Assurance & Compliance category
221 141 185
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cheshire 11.14% 8.68% 8.88%
Number of salaries quoted 176 77 149
Average salary £35,000 £37,500 £38,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-6.66% -1.31%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £22,500 £23,500
10% offered a salary of more than £54,000 £60,000 £50,400
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 Cheshire

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

Sarbanes-Oxley Jobs Demand Trend in Cheshire

Sarbanes-Oxley
Salary Trend in Cheshire

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

Sarbanes-Oxley Salary Trend in Cheshire

Sarbanes-Oxley
Job Locations in Cheshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Sarbanes-Oxley within the Cheshire region over the 3 months to 20 October 2014. 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
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statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Average Salary
Last 3 Months
Average Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Chester - 2 £52,500 -
Knutsford - 1 - -
Sarbanes-Oxley
North West

Sarbanes-Oxley
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cheshire

For the 6 months to 20 October 2014, IT jobs across the Cheshire 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 5 (83.33%) ITIL
2 3 (50.00%) Windows
2 3 (50.00%) Windows XP
2 3 (50.00%) LAN
2 3 (50.00%) WAN
2 3 (50.00%) DHCP
2 3 (50.00%) TCP/IP
2 3 (50.00%) DNS
2 3 (50.00%) Microsoft
2 3 (50.00%) HP
2 3 (50.00%) Dell
2 3 (50.00%) EMC
2 3 (50.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 3 (50.00%) Juniper
2 3 (50.00%) SAN
2 3 (50.00%) Apple
2 3 (50.00%) IIS
2 3 (50.00%) Risk Management
2 3 (50.00%) COBIT
2 3 (50.00%) ProCurve
2 3 (50.00%) NAS
2 3 (50.00%) Windows 7
2 3 (50.00%) Windows Server 2008
2 3 (50.00%) Windows 8
3 2 (33.33%) Analytical Skills
3 2 (33.33%) FMCG
3 2 (33.33%) Service Delivery
3 2 (33.33%) Risk Assessment
3 2 (33.33%) Supplier Management
3 2 (33.33%) Cisco

Sarbanes-Oxley
Top Related IT Skills in Cheshire by Category

For the 6 months to 20 October 2014, IT jobs across the Cheshire 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.

Application Platforms
1 3 (50.00%) IIS
2 1 (16.67%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
Communications & Networking
1 3 (50.00%) LAN
1 3 (50.00%) WAN
1 3 (50.00%) DHCP
1 3 (50.00%) TCP/IP
1 3 (50.00%) DNS
1 3 (50.00%) SAN
1 3 (50.00%) NAS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (16.67%) SQL Server
General
1 1 (16.67%) Finance
Job Titles
1 2 (33.33%) IT Risk Manager
1 2 (33.33%) IT Support Engineer
1 2 (33.33%) Senior Support Engineer
1 2 (33.33%) Risk Manager
1 2 (33.33%) IT Support
1 2 (33.33%) Senior IT Support
1 2 (33.33%) IT Governance Manager
1 2 (33.33%) Support Engineer
1 2 (33.33%) Governance Manager
2 1 (16.67%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 1 (16.67%) IT Infrastructure Manager
2 1 (16.67%) Infrastructure Manager
2 1 (16.67%) Security Specialist
Miscellaneous
1 2 (33.33%) FMCG
1 2 (33.33%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (16.67%) Blackberry
2 1 (16.67%) iPhone
Operating Systems
1 3 (50.00%) Windows
1 3 (50.00%) Windows XP
1 3 (50.00%) Windows Server 2008
1 3 (50.00%) Windows 7
1 3 (50.00%) Windows 8
2 1 (16.67%) Windows Mobile
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (83.33%) ITIL
2 3 (50.00%) Risk Management
3 2 (33.33%) Service Delivery
3 2 (33.33%) Risk Assessment
3 2 (33.33%) Supplier Management
4 1 (16.67%) Stakeholder Management
Qualifications
1 3 (50.00%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (50.00%) COBIT
2 1 (16.67%) COSO
Vendors
1 3 (50.00%) Microsoft
1 3 (50.00%) HP
1 3 (50.00%) Dell
1 3 (50.00%) EMC
1 3 (50.00%) Juniper
1 3 (50.00%) Apple
1 3 (50.00%) ProCurve
2 2 (33.33%) Cisco