The table below looks at the statistics for Sarbanes-Oxley skills in IT jobs advertised for the Scotland region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Sarbanes-Oxley over the 3 months to 27 January 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
27 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Sarbanes-Oxley (SOX, Sarbox)
Rank 146 157 123
Rank change year-on-year
+11 -34
Permanent jobs citing Sarbanes-Oxley 7 10 26
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Scotland 0.23% 0.30% 0.88%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 1.99% 3.30% 9.77%
Number of salaries quoted 2 7 18
Average salary £48,750 £45,000 £39,250
Average salary % change year-on-year
+8.33% +14.64%
90% offered a salary of more than £47,750 £45,000 £29,500
10% offered a salary of more than £49,750 £48,500 £53,250
UK excluding London average salary £50,000 £42,500 £52,500
% change year-on-year
+17.64% -19.04%
Sarbanes-Oxley
UK

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 Scotland region.

Quality Assurance & Compliance Category
Scotland
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Quality Assurance & Compliance category
351 303 266
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Scotland 11.30% 9.18% 9.02%
Number of salaries quoted 218 197 167
Average salary £42,500 £45,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-5.55% +12.50%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £30,000 £28,700
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £60,000 £64,100
UK excluding London average salary £40,375 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+0.93% -

Sarbanes-Oxley
Jobs Demand Trend in Scotland

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

Sarbanes-Oxley Jobs Demand Trend in Scotland

Sarbanes-Oxley
Salary Trend in Scotland

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

Sarbanes-Oxley Salary Trend in Scotland

Sarbanes-Oxley
Job Locations in Scotland

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Sarbanes-Oxley within the Scotland region over the 3 months to 27 January 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
(Use links below to see detailed
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
Glasgow +3 6 £48,750 +8.33%
Edinburgh - 1 - -
Sarbanes-Oxley
UK

Sarbanes-Oxley
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 27 January 2015, IT jobs across the Scotland 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 13 (50.00%) Risk Management
2 12 (46.15%) Finance
3 11 (42.31%) Windows
4 8 (30.77%) Migration
4 8 (30.77%) Windows 2000
4 8 (30.77%) HP
4 8 (30.77%) Test Scripting
4 8 (30.77%) Windows Server 2008
4 8 (30.77%) Capacity Planning
4 8 (30.77%) Change Control
5 6 (23.08%) COBIT
5 6 (23.08%) People Management
5 6 (23.08%) Banking
6 5 (19.23%) Analytical Skills
7 4 (15.38%) Cyber-Ark
7 4 (15.38%) Retail
7 4 (15.38%) Stakeholder Management
8 3 (11.54%) Validation
8 3 (11.54%) Security Management
8 3 (11.54%) Management Information System
8 3 (11.54%) AS400
8 3 (11.54%) Risk Assessment
8 3 (11.54%) RACF
8 3 (11.54%) UNIX
8 3 (11.54%) Unisys
8 3 (11.54%) IBM
9 2 (7.69%) ISO/IEC 27001
9 2 (7.69%) Degree
9 2 (7.69%) QA
9 2 (7.69%) Risk Analysis

Sarbanes-Oxley
Top Related IT Skills in Scotland by Category

For the 6 months to 27 January 2015, IT jobs across the Scotland 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.

Applications
1 2 (7.69%) MS Excel
General
1 12 (46.15%) Finance
2 6 (23.08%) Banking
3 4 (15.38%) Retail
4 1 (3.85%) Financial Institution
Job Titles
1 12 (46.15%) Consultant
2 9 (34.62%) Risk Manager
3 8 (30.77%) Wintel Consultant
4 3 (11.54%) Risk Consultant
4 3 (11.54%) Governance Manager
4 3 (11.54%) IT Risk Consultant
4 3 (11.54%) IT Consultant
5 1 (3.85%) Information Security Officer
5 1 (3.85%) Security Officer
5 1 (3.85%) QA Consultant
Miscellaneous
1 5 (19.23%) Analytical Skills
2 3 (11.54%) Management Information System
2 3 (11.54%) AS400
3 1 (3.85%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 11 (42.31%) Windows
2 8 (30.77%) Windows 2000
2 8 (30.77%) Windows Server 2008
3 3 (11.54%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (50.00%) Risk Management
2 8 (30.77%) Migration
2 8 (30.77%) Test Scripting
2 8 (30.77%) Capacity Planning
2 8 (30.77%) Change Control
3 6 (23.08%) People Management
4 4 (15.38%) Stakeholder Management
5 3 (11.54%) Validation
5 3 (11.54%) Risk Assessment
5 3 (11.54%) Security Management
6 2 (7.69%) Risk Analysis
6 2 (7.69%) ITIL
7 1 (3.85%) EAI
7 1 (3.85%) Project Management
7 1 (3.85%) Change Management
7 1 (3.85%) GAP Analysis
7 1 (3.85%) Business Continuity
7 1 (3.85%) Information Security
7 1 (3.85%) Enterprise Architecture
7 1 (3.85%) Investment Management
Qualifications
1 2 (7.69%) CISA
1 2 (7.69%) Degree
2 1 (3.85%) ISEB
2 1 (3.85%) GIAC
2 1 (3.85%) ISEB Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (23.08%) COBIT
2 2 (7.69%) QA
2 2 (7.69%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 1 (3.85%) COSO
System Software
1 3 (11.54%) RACF
Vendors
1 8 (30.77%) HP
2 4 (15.38%) Cyber-Ark
3 3 (11.54%) Unisys
3 3 (11.54%) IBM
4 1 (3.85%) Microsoft