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 5 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
5 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Sarbanes-Oxley (SOX, Sarbox)
Rank 227 222 242
Rank change year-on-year
-5 +20
Permanent jobs citing Sarbanes-Oxley 17 28 1
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 0.30% 0.41% 0.015%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 2.78% 4.17% 0.18%
Number of salaries quoted 14 17 0
Average salary £40,000 £55,000 -
Average salary % change year-on-year
-27.27% -
UK excluding London average salary £46,250 £50,000 £44,000
% change year-on-year
-7.50% +13.63%
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
612 672 545
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 10.74% 9.73% 8.32%
Number of salaries quoted 478 567 436
Average salary £40,000 £39,500 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+1.26% +5.33%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,000 £26,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £61,250 £55,000 £57,500
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+5.88% -

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 5 February 2016.

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 5 February 2016. 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 +15 6 £37,250 -46.78%
Merseyside -6 6 £51,500 +3.00% 1
Cheshire +10 5 £47,500 -20.83%
Sarbanes-Oxley
England

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

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, 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 28 (60.87%) Information Security
1 28 (60.87%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 20 (43.48%) PCI DSS
3 18 (39.13%) CISSP
4 17 (36.96%) ITIL
5 16 (34.78%) Disaster Recovery
5 16 (34.78%) Business Continuity
6 15 (32.61%) Firewall
6 15 (32.61%) Management Information System
6 15 (32.61%) Incident Management
6 15 (32.61%) Data Privacy
7 11 (23.91%) Degree
8 9 (19.57%) Telecoms
8 9 (19.57%) COBIT
8 9 (19.57%) Computer Science
9 8 (17.39%) Analytical Skills
9 8 (17.39%) Security Operations
9 8 (17.39%) CISM
9 8 (17.39%) Project Management
9 8 (17.39%) Windows
10 7 (15.22%) PRINCE2
10 7 (15.22%) Information Security Management
10 7 (15.22%) Security Management
10 7 (15.22%) CISA
10 7 (15.22%) WebEx
10 7 (15.22%) ISMS
11 6 (13.04%) Data Protection
11 6 (13.04%) Vulnerability Scanning
11 6 (13.04%) Stakeholder Management
11 6 (13.04%) Risk Management

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

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, 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 1 (2.17%) CMS
Business Applications
1 1 (2.17%) SAP GRC
Cloud Services
1 1 (2.17%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 15 (32.61%) Firewall
2 7 (15.22%) WebEx
3 4 (8.70%) Network Security
4 2 (4.35%) Internet
5 1 (2.17%) Unified Communications
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (2.17%) Big Data
1 1 (2.17%) Oracle Database
1 1 (2.17%) Oracle Database 11g
1 1 (2.17%) Oracle Database 12c
1 1 (2.17%) Redis
1 1 (2.17%) SQL Server
1 1 (2.17%) SQL Server 2008
1 1 (2.17%) SQL Server 2012
General
1 9 (19.57%) Telecoms
2 6 (13.04%) Legal
3 4 (8.70%) Finance
4 2 (4.35%) Banking
4 2 (4.35%) Manufacturing
5 1 (2.17%) Retail
Job Titles
1 22 (47.83%) Analyst
2 14 (30.43%) Security Analyst
3 13 (28.26%) Information Analyst
3 13 (28.26%) Information Security Analyst
3 13 (28.26%) Security Manager
4 10 (21.74%) IT Manager
4 10 (21.74%) IT Security Manager
5 7 (15.22%) Compliance Analyst
5 7 (15.22%) Risk Analyst
6 5 (10.87%) SOX Analyst
6 5 (10.87%) SOX Compliance Analyst
7 4 (8.70%) Auditor
7 4 (8.70%) Information Manager
7 4 (8.70%) Information Security Manager
7 4 (8.70%) IT Auditor
8 3 (6.52%) CISSP Manager
9 2 (4.35%) DBA
9 2 (4.35%) Oracle DBA
9 2 (4.35%) SQL DBA
10 1 (2.17%) Solutions Architect
Miscellaneous
1 15 (32.61%) Management Information System
2 9 (19.57%) Computer Science
3 8 (17.39%) Analytical Skills
4 2 (4.35%) Life Science
5 1 (2.17%) Augmented Reality
5 1 (2.17%) BYOD
5 1 (2.17%) CESG
5 1 (2.17%) CESG CLAS
5 1 (2.17%) Cryptography
5 1 (2.17%) Internet of Things
5 1 (2.17%) Mobile App
5 1 (2.17%) PKI
Operating Systems
1 8 (17.39%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 28 (60.87%) Information Security
2 17 (36.96%) ITIL
3 16 (34.78%) Business Continuity
3 16 (34.78%) Disaster Recovery
4 15 (32.61%) Data Privacy
4 15 (32.61%) Incident Management
5 8 (17.39%) Project Management
5 8 (17.39%) Security Operations
6 7 (15.22%) Information Security Management
6 7 (15.22%) ISMS
6 7 (15.22%) PRINCE2
6 7 (15.22%) Security Management
7 6 (13.04%) Data Protection
7 6 (13.04%) Risk Management
7 6 (13.04%) Stakeholder Management
7 6 (13.04%) Vulnerability Scanning
8 5 (10.87%) Records Management
9 4 (8.70%) Continuous Improvement
9 4 (8.70%) Process Improvement
10 3 (6.52%) ITIL V3
Programming Languages
1 3 (6.52%) SQL
Qualifications
1 18 (39.13%) CISSP
2 11 (23.91%) Degree
3 8 (17.39%) CISM
4 7 (15.22%) CISA
5 1 (2.17%) CLAS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 28 (60.87%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 20 (43.48%) PCI DSS
3 9 (19.57%) COBIT
4 4 (8.70%) ISAE 3402
4 4 (8.70%) SSAE 16
5 1 (2.17%) ISO22301
5 1 (2.17%) SLA
System Software
1 1 (2.17%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 3 (6.52%) Oracle
2 1 (2.17%) Avaya
2 1 (2.17%) Cisco
2 1 (2.17%) Citrix
2 1 (2.17%) SAP
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