The table below looks at the statistics for Sarbanes-Oxley skills in IT jobs advertised for the Slough region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Sarbanes-Oxley over the 3 months to 29 July 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
29 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Sarbanes-Oxley (SOX, Sarbox)
Rank 49 34 62
Rank change year-on-year
-15 +28
Permanent jobs citing Sarbanes-Oxley 13 25 8
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Slough 2.14% 5.08% 1.22%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 10.32% 23.36% 8.70%
Number of salaries quoted 10 25 8
Average salary £57,750 £60,000 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-3.75% +33.33%
UK excluding London average salary £47,500 £45,000 £45,500
% change year-on-year
+5.55% -1.09%
Sarbanes-Oxley
Berkshire

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 Slough region.

Quality Assurance & Compliance Category
Slough
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Quality Assurance & Compliance category
126 107 92
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Slough 20.76% 21.75% 14.05%
Number of salaries quoted 96 85 64
Average salary £46,500 £45,000 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+3.33% -
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £30,800 £37,500
10% offered a salary of more than £58,000 £55,000 £66,000
UK excluding London average salary £41,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+2.50% -

Sarbanes-Oxley
Jobs Demand Trend in Slough

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

Sarbanes-Oxley Jobs Demand Trend in Slough

Sarbanes-Oxley
Salary Trend in Slough

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

Sarbanes-Oxley Salary Trend in Slough

Sarbanes-Oxley
Salary Histogram in Slough

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Sarbanes-Oxley across the Slough region over the 3 months to 29 July 2015.

Sarbanes-Oxley Salary Histogram in Slough

Sarbanes-Oxley
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Slough

For the 6 months to 29 July 2015, IT jobs across the Slough 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 (86.67%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 11 (73.33%) PCI DSS
3 10 (66.67%) Penetration Testing
3 10 (66.67%) Information Security
3 10 (66.67%) Firewall
4 9 (60.00%) Management Information System
4 9 (60.00%) Windows
4 9 (60.00%) Linux
5 8 (53.33%) TCP/IP
5 8 (53.33%) Incident Management
5 8 (53.33%) Intrusion Detection
5 8 (53.33%) SIEM
6 7 (46.67%) Vulnerability Management
6 7 (46.67%) UNIX
6 7 (46.67%) Active Directory
6 7 (46.67%) Finance
7 6 (40.00%) CISSP
8 5 (33.33%) Microsoft
8 5 (33.33%) Python
8 5 (33.33%) Perl
8 5 (33.33%) PHP
8 5 (33.33%) Internet
8 5 (33.33%) McAfee
8 5 (33.33%) Data Security
8 5 (33.33%) Vulnerability Assessment
8 5 (33.33%) Ruby
8 5 (33.33%) Risk Analysis
8 5 (33.33%) Banking
8 5 (33.33%) Nessus
8 5 (33.33%) LogLogic

Sarbanes-Oxley
Top Related IT Skills in Slough by Category

For the 6 months to 29 July 2015, IT jobs across the Slough 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 1 (6.67%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 2 (13.33%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 10 (66.67%) Firewall
2 8 (53.33%) Intrusion Detection
2 8 (53.33%) TCP/IP
3 5 (33.33%) Internet
4 3 (20.00%) VPN
4 3 (20.00%) LAN
4 3 (20.00%) WAN
5 1 (6.67%) Network Security
General
1 7 (46.67%) Finance
2 5 (33.33%) Banking
3 1 (6.67%) Legal
Job Titles
1 7 (46.67%) Analyst
1 7 (46.67%) Security Analyst
2 5 (33.33%) Technical Analyst
2 5 (33.33%) Technical Engineer
2 5 (33.33%) Systems Engineer
2 5 (33.33%) Security Engineer
2 5 (33.33%) Technical Security Analyst
3 2 (13.33%) Security Manager
3 2 (13.33%) Compliance Manager
3 2 (13.33%) Risk Manager
3 2 (13.33%) Security Specialist
3 2 (13.33%) Governance Manager
4 1 (6.67%) Junior
4 1 (6.67%) Audit Manager
4 1 (6.67%) Senior Analyst
4 1 (6.67%) Information Manager
4 1 (6.67%) Information Security Manager
4 1 (6.67%) Senior Security Analyst
4 1 (6.67%) Operational Risk Manager
4 1 (6.67%) Internal Audit Manager
Miscellaneous
1 9 (60.00%) Management Information System
2 2 (13.33%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (6.67%) Data Protection Act
3 1 (6.67%) iSeries
Operating Systems
1 9 (60.00%) Windows
1 9 (60.00%) Linux
2 7 (46.67%) UNIX
3 2 (13.33%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (66.67%) Information Security
1 10 (66.67%) Penetration Testing
2 8 (53.33%) Incident Management
2 8 (53.33%) SIEM
3 7 (46.67%) Vulnerability Management
4 5 (33.33%) Vulnerability Assessment
4 5 (33.33%) Risk Analysis
4 5 (33.33%) Data Security
5 4 (26.67%) Risk Management
6 2 (13.33%) Security Management
6 2 (13.33%) ITIL
6 2 (13.33%) Business Development
6 2 (13.33%) Security Architecture
6 2 (13.33%) Mentoring
7 1 (6.67%) Coaching
7 1 (6.67%) Malware Analysis
7 1 (6.67%) Business Continuity Management
7 1 (6.67%) Operations Management
7 1 (6.67%) Data Protection
7 1 (6.67%) Information Assurance
Programming Languages
1 5 (33.33%) Perl
1 5 (33.33%) PHP
1 5 (33.33%) Python
1 5 (33.33%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 6 (40.00%) CISSP
2 1 (6.67%) GIAC
2 1 (6.67%) GCIA
2 1 (6.67%) GCIH
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 13 (86.67%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 11 (73.33%) PCI DSS
3 1 (6.67%) COSO
3 1 (6.67%) QA
3 1 (6.67%) ISO 9001
3 1 (6.67%) SLA
System Software
1 7 (46.67%) Active Directory
2 1 (6.67%) Snort
Systems Management
1 5 (33.33%) Nessus
Vendors
1 5 (33.33%) Microsoft
1 5 (33.33%) McAfee
1 5 (33.33%) LogLogic
2 3 (20.00%) Qualys
2 3 (20.00%) Symantec
3 2 (13.33%) Websense
4 1 (6.67%) Sourcefire
4 1 (6.67%) Fortinet
4 1 (6.67%) IBM
4 1 (6.67%) Juniper
4 1 (6.67%) F5
4 1 (6.67%) LogRhythm