The table below looks at the statistics for Sarbanes-Oxley skills in IT jobs advertised for the Kent region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Sarbanes-Oxley over the 3 months to 1 April 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
1 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Sarbanes-Oxley (SOX, Sarbox)
Rank 89 109 -
Rank change year-on-year
+20 -
Permanent jobs citing Sarbanes-Oxley 6 1 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Kent 0.61% 0.080% -
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 4.69% 0.67% -
Number of salaries quoted 6 1 0
Average salary £47,500 £45,000 -
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.55% -
UK excluding London average salary £47,500 £45,000 £47,500
% change year-on-year
+5.55% -5.26%
Sarbanes-Oxley
South East

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 Kent region.

Quality Assurance & Compliance Category
Kent
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Quality Assurance & Compliance category
128 149 77
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Kent 13.09% 11.92% 6.70%
Number of salaries quoted 112 97 68
Average salary £42,321 £45,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-5.95% +5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £24,200 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £55,000 £61,200
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -

Sarbanes-Oxley
Jobs Demand Trend in Kent

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

Sarbanes-Oxley Jobs Demand Trend in Kent

Sarbanes-Oxley
Salary Trend in Kent

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

Sarbanes-Oxley Salary Trend in Kent

Sarbanes-Oxley
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Kent

For the 6 months to 1 April 2015, IT jobs across the Kent 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 8 (80.00%) Information Security
1 8 (80.00%) PCI DSS
2 6 (60.00%) TCP/IP
2 6 (60.00%) Cisco
2 6 (60.00%) CCNP
2 6 (60.00%) CCNA
2 6 (60.00%) Cisco Certification
2 6 (60.00%) CheckPoint
2 6 (60.00%) Websense
2 6 (60.00%) Firewall
2 6 (60.00%) Blue Coat
2 6 (60.00%) Squid
2 6 (60.00%) Cisco ASA
2 6 (60.00%) GPG13
3 4 (40.00%) Finance
3 4 (40.00%) Analytical Skills
4 2 (20.00%) HTML
4 2 (20.00%) JavaScript
4 2 (20.00%) SQL
4 2 (20.00%) T-SQL
4 2 (20.00%) VB.NET
4 2 (20.00%) .NET
4 2 (20.00%) ASP.NET
4 2 (20.00%) CSS
4 2 (20.00%) Web Services
4 2 (20.00%) XML
4 2 (20.00%) ITIL
4 2 (20.00%) OO
4 2 (20.00%) XHTML
4 2 (20.00%) MS Excel

Sarbanes-Oxley
Top Related IT Skills in Kent by Category

For the 6 months to 1 April 2015, IT jobs across the Kent 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 2 (20.00%) NServiceBus
Applications
1 2 (20.00%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 6 (60.00%) TCP/IP
1 6 (60.00%) Firewall
1 6 (60.00%) Cisco ASA
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (10.00%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 2 (20.00%) Team Foundation Server
1 2 (20.00%) Mercurial
General
1 4 (40.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 2 (20.00%) .NET Developer
1 2 (20.00%) Developer
1 2 (20.00%) Information Manager
1 2 (20.00%) Information Security Manager
1 2 (20.00%) Security Manager
2 1 (10.00%) Senior SQL Server Developer
2 1 (10.00%) VB.NET/ASP.NET Developer
2 1 (10.00%) Senior SQL Developer
2 1 (10.00%) Senior .NET Developer
2 1 (10.00%) Senior Developer
2 1 (10.00%) VB.NET Developer
2 1 (10.00%) SQL Developer
2 1 (10.00%) SQL Server Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (20.00%) HTML
1 2 (20.00%) .NET
1 2 (20.00%) ASP.NET
1 2 (20.00%) CSS
1 2 (20.00%) Web Services
1 2 (20.00%) XML
1 2 (20.00%) XHTML
1 2 (20.00%) Ajax
1 2 (20.00%) WCF
1 2 (20.00%) jQuery
1 2 (20.00%) HTML5
1 2 (20.00%) ASP.NET Web Forms
2 1 (10.00%) ASP.NET MVC
Miscellaneous
1 4 (40.00%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (20.00%) Management Information System
2 2 (20.00%) Mathematics
2 2 (20.00%) Enterprise Software
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (80.00%) Information Security
2 2 (20.00%) TDD
2 2 (20.00%) Web Development
2 2 (20.00%) ITIL
2 2 (20.00%) OO
2 2 (20.00%) OOD
2 2 (20.00%) Disaster Recovery
2 2 (20.00%) MVC
2 2 (20.00%) Risk Management
2 2 (20.00%) Business Continuity
2 2 (20.00%) Mentoring
3 1 (10.00%) Web Application Development
Programming Languages
1 2 (20.00%) JavaScript
1 2 (20.00%) SQL
1 2 (20.00%) T-SQL
1 2 (20.00%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 6 (60.00%) CCNP
1 6 (60.00%) CCNA
1 6 (60.00%) Cisco Certification
2 2 (20.00%) ITIL Certification
2 2 (20.00%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (80.00%) PCI DSS
2 6 (60.00%) GPG13
3 2 (20.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 6 (60.00%) Squid
Vendors
1 6 (60.00%) Cisco
1 6 (60.00%) CheckPoint
1 6 (60.00%) Websense
1 6 (60.00%) Blue Coat
2 2 (20.00%) Microsoft