The table below looks at the statistics for Sarbanes-Oxley skills in IT jobs advertised for the North West region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Sarbanes-Oxley over the 3 months to 6 July 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
6 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Sarbanes-Oxley (SOX, Sarbox)
Rank 229 236 258
Rank change year-on-year
+7 +22
Permanent jobs citing Sarbanes-Oxley 22 13 1
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 0.34% 0.19% 0.014%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 3.46% 2.17% 0.17%
Number of salaries quoted 10 3 1
Average salary £47,500 £48,500 £57,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-2.06% -15.65%
UK excluding London average salary £49,250 £45,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year
+9.44% -
Sarbanes-Oxley
England

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 North West region.

Quality Assurance & Compliance Category
North West
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Quality Assurance & Compliance category
636 598 577
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 9.97% 8.58% 7.80%
Number of salaries quoted 496 471 483
Average salary £40,000 £37,500 £36,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.66% +4.16%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £23,000 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £55,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £41,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.75% -

Sarbanes-Oxley
Jobs Demand Trend in the North West

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

Sarbanes-Oxley Jobs Demand Trend in the North West

Sarbanes-Oxley
Salary Trend in the North West

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

Sarbanes-Oxley Salary Trend in the North West

Sarbanes-Oxley
Salary Histogram in the North West

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Sarbanes-Oxley across the North West region over the 3 months to 6 July 2015.

Sarbanes-Oxley Salary Histogram in the North West

Sarbanes-Oxley
Job Locations in the North West

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Sarbanes-Oxley within the North West region over the 3 months to 6 July 2015. 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
Manchester +11 15 £47,500 -
Cheshire -4 2 £55,000 +14.58%
Merseyside +9 1 £45,000 -10.00%
Sarbanes-Oxley
England

Sarbanes-Oxley
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 6 July 2015, IT jobs across the North West 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 12 (37.50%) Finance
2 11 (34.38%) Risk Management
3 9 (28.13%) Banking
4 8 (25.00%) Validation
4 8 (25.00%) Risk Assessment
5 6 (18.75%) SAP
5 6 (18.75%) PRINCE2
6 5 (15.63%) Oracle
6 5 (15.63%) PRINCE
6 5 (15.63%) Information Security
6 5 (15.63%) Retail
6 5 (15.63%) Degree
7 4 (12.50%) SLA
7 4 (12.50%) ITIL
7 4 (12.50%) SQL
8 3 (9.38%) Oracle Financials
8 3 (9.38%) SharePoint
8 3 (9.38%) ERP
8 3 (9.38%) UNIX
8 3 (9.38%) SAP BW
8 3 (9.38%) SAP HR
8 3 (9.38%) Hyperion
8 3 (9.38%) Service Delivery
8 3 (9.38%) Firewall
8 3 (9.38%) SAP FI
8 3 (9.38%) Project Management
8 3 (9.38%) Oracle General Ledger
8 3 (9.38%) SAP GRC
8 3 (9.38%) SAP Security
8 3 (9.38%) General Ledger

Sarbanes-Oxley
Top Related IT Skills in the North West by Category

For the 6 months to 6 July 2015, IT jobs across the North West 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 (9.38%) SharePoint
Applications
1 2 (6.25%) MS Excel
2 1 (3.13%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 3 (9.38%) Oracle Financials
1 3 (9.38%) SAP HR
1 3 (9.38%) SAP FI
1 3 (9.38%) Oracle General Ledger
1 3 (9.38%) SAP GRC
2 1 (3.13%) Dynamics AX
2 1 (3.13%) Oracle 11i
Communications & Networking
1 3 (9.38%) Firewall
2 2 (6.25%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (9.38%) SAP BW
1 3 (9.38%) SAP HANA
2 1 (3.13%) Oracle Database
2 1 (3.13%) Relational Database
2 1 (3.13%) Oracle Reports
2 1 (3.13%) RDBMS
General
1 12 (37.50%) Finance
2 9 (28.13%) Banking
3 5 (15.63%) Retail
4 3 (9.38%) General Ledger
5 2 (6.25%) Financial Institution
Job Titles
1 18 (56.25%) Analyst
2 10 (31.25%) Risk Analyst
3 9 (28.13%) Security Manager
4 7 (21.88%) IT Risk Analyst
5 5 (15.63%) IT Security Manager
5 5 (15.63%) Senior Infrastructure Analyst
5 5 (15.63%) Infrastructure Analyst
5 5 (15.63%) Senior Analyst
6 3 (9.38%) Services Delivery Manager
6 3 (9.38%) Service Manager
6 3 (9.38%) Support Manager
6 3 (9.38%) Delivery Manager
6 3 (9.38%) SAP Service Delivery Manager
6 3 (9.38%) SAP Security Manager
6 3 (9.38%) SAP Support
6 3 (9.38%) Service Support Manager
6 3 (9.38%) SAP Manager
7 2 (6.25%) Technical Specialist
7 2 (6.25%) Support Analyst
8 1 (3.13%) Applications Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (6.25%) Middleware
2 1 (3.13%) EDI
Miscellaneous
1 2 (6.25%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
1 2 (6.25%) Mainframe
1 2 (6.25%) Tandem
1 2 (6.25%) Cryptography
1 2 (6.25%) Data Centre
2 1 (3.13%) Management Information System
2 1 (3.13%) Clustering
Operating Systems
1 3 (9.38%) UNIX
2 2 (6.25%) Windows
3 1 (3.13%) AIX
3 1 (3.13%) Linux
3 1 (3.13%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (34.38%) Risk Management
2 8 (25.00%) Validation
2 8 (25.00%) Risk Assessment
3 6 (18.75%) PRINCE2
4 5 (15.63%) PRINCE
4 5 (15.63%) Information Security
5 4 (12.50%) ITIL
6 3 (9.38%) ERP
6 3 (9.38%) Project Management
6 3 (9.38%) SAP Security
6 3 (9.38%) Service Delivery
7 2 (6.25%) Process Management
7 2 (6.25%) Workflow
7 2 (6.25%) Problem Management
8 1 (3.13%) User Acceptance Testing
8 1 (3.13%) System Testing
8 1 (3.13%) Time Management
8 1 (3.13%) Data Protection
8 1 (3.13%) Agile Software Development
8 1 (3.13%) OO
Programming Languages
1 4 (12.50%) SQL
2 1 (3.13%) Python
2 1 (3.13%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 5 (15.63%) Degree
2 1 (3.13%) CISSP
2 1 (3.13%) PMP
2 1 (3.13%) PMI Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (12.50%) SLA
2 3 (9.38%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 1 (3.13%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 1 (3.13%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 1 (3.13%) HP Operations Orchestration
1 1 (3.13%) Red Hat Satellite
Vendors
1 6 (18.75%) SAP
2 5 (15.63%) Oracle
3 3 (9.38%) Hyperion
4 2 (6.25%) Cisco
5 1 (3.13%) Microsoft
5 1 (3.13%) HP
5 1 (3.13%) Veritas
5 1 (3.13%) Baan
5 1 (3.13%) VMware
5 1 (3.13%) RedPrairie