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

Location
3 months to
27 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Sarbanes-Oxley (SOX, Sarbox)
Rank 607 602 499
Rank change year-on-year
-5 -103
Permanent jobs citing Sarbanes-Oxley 308 350 445
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.28% 0.29% 0.40%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 2.58% 2.85% 4.01%
Number of salaries quoted 211 226 287
Average salary £57,500 £48,500 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+18.55% +7.77%
90% offered a salary of more than £36,150 £35,750 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £74,750 £71,250 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £52,500 £46,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+12.90% +9.41%

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Quality Assurance & Compliance category in permanent jobs advertised across the UK.

Quality Assurance & Compliance Category
UK
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Quality Assurance & Compliance category
11936 12295 11108
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 10.76% 10.35% 10.05%
Number of salaries quoted 9312 9596 8859
Average salary £47,500 £45,000 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.55% -
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £72,500 £70,000 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -

Sarbanes-Oxley
Jobs Demand Trend

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

Sarbanes-Oxley Jobs Demand Trend in the UK

Sarbanes-Oxley
Salary Trend

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

Sarbanes-Oxley Salary Trend in the UK

Sarbanes-Oxley
Salary Histogram

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Sarbanes-Oxley over the 3 months to 27 April 2015 within the UK.

Sarbanes-Oxley Salary Histogram in the UK

Sarbanes-Oxley
Top 30 Job Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Sarbanes-Oxley within the UK over the 3 months to 27 April 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
England +1 289 £57,500 +18.55% 37
London +21 126 £57,500 +4.54% 17
South East +27 98 £60,000 +33.33% 4
Berkshire +22 50 £62,500 +54.32% 1
City of London +43 45 £50,000 +3.09% 6
Surrey +19 18 £47,500 +5.55% 1
South West -13 17 £37,500 -5.06% 4
Canary Wharf +19 16 £55,000 -
Reading +14 15 £42,500 +6.25% 1
Yorkshire +20 13 £70,000 +49.73% 3
West Yorkshire +4 12 £63,000 +23.52% 3
Glasgow +17 10 £49,000 +8.88%
Scotland +15 10 £49,000 +8.88% 1
Buckinghamshire -3 10 £34,000 -32.00% 1
Leeds - 10 £63,000 -
East Midlands +18 8 £37,500 +74.41%
Manchester +6 8 £45,375 -17.50% 3
North West -1 8 £45,375 -9.25% 5
West Midlands -34 8 £60,000 +4.34% 2
Gloucestershire - 8 £27,110 -
Hampshire +1 7 £70,000 +55.55% 1
Leicestershire - 7 £30,000 -
Leicester - 7 £30,000 -
Kent +17 6 £47,500 +5.55%
Oxfordshire +13 6 £45,000 +38.46%
Gloucester - 6 £37,500 -
High Wycombe - 6 £32,750 -
Bristol - 5 £45,660 - 2
Newbury +9 4 £58,750 +11.90%
Warwickshire -3 4 £60,000 +118.18%

Sarbanes-Oxley
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 27 April 2015, IT jobs within the UK 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.

1 275 (43.65%) Finance
2 187 (29.68%) Information Security
3 170 (26.98%) ITIL
4 164 (26.03%) PCI DSS
5 163 (25.87%) Windows
6 148 (23.49%) ISO/IEC 27001
7 145 (23.02%) CISSP
8 115 (18.25%) Risk Management
9 103 (16.35%) Active Directory
10 100 (15.87%) CISM
11 93 (14.76%) CISA
12 91 (14.44%) Degree
13 84 (13.33%) Banking
14 83 (13.17%) Firewall
15 76 (12.06%) Analytical Skills
16 75 (11.90%) SQL
17 74 (11.75%) TCP/IP
18 73 (11.59%) Cisco
19 72 (11.43%) Management Information System
20 66 (10.48%) Microsoft
20 66 (10.48%) COBIT
21 65 (10.32%) UNIX
22 64 (10.16%) Business Intelligence
23 63 (10.00%) Oracle
23 63 (10.00%) Change Management
24 58 (9.21%) VMware
25 56 (8.89%) Microsoft Certification
26 55 (8.73%) Linux
27 53 (8.41%) Disaster Recovery
27 53 (8.41%) Retail

Sarbanes-Oxley
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 27 April 2015, IT jobs within the UK 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 35 (5.56%) MS Exchange
2 21 (3.33%) Exchange Server 2007
3 19 (3.02%) SharePoint
3 19 (3.02%) Exchange Server 2010
4 13 (2.06%) Exchange Server 2013
5 12 (1.90%) WebLogic
6 9 (1.43%) IIS
6 9 (1.43%) SAS
6 9 (1.43%) CMS
7 6 (0.95%) Exchange Server 2003
8 5 (0.79%) JCAPS
8 5 (0.79%) BizTalk Server
9 4 (0.63%) WebLogic Portal
9 4 (0.63%) Apache
9 4 (0.63%) Tomcat
9 4 (0.63%) Lync
10 2 (0.32%) NServiceBus
10 2 (0.32%) SharePoint 2013
10 2 (0.32%) Oracle HTTP Server
10 2 (0.32%) Elasticsearch
Applications
1 34 (5.40%) MS Excel
2 26 (4.13%) MS Office
3 8 (1.27%) MS Visio
4 2 (0.32%) MS PowerPoint
4 2 (0.32%) Adobe Creative Suite
5 1 (0.16%) SPSS
5 1 (0.16%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 19 (3.02%) SAP CO
2 18 (2.86%) SAP FI
2 18 (2.86%) SAP FI/CO
3 13 (2.06%) SAP FI-AP
4 12 (1.90%) Oracle General Ledger
5 11 (1.75%) Oracle Payables
5 11 (1.75%) Oracle Receivables
6 10 (1.59%) Oracle EBS R12
7 7 (1.11%) Oracle Assets
7 7 (1.11%) Oracle EBS
8 6 (0.95%) Oracle Subledger Accounting
9 5 (0.79%) Oracle AGIS
9 5 (0.79%) Oracle Financials
10 4 (0.63%) Oracle 11i
10 4 (0.63%) Oracle Applications
11 2 (0.32%) HFM
11 2 (0.32%) SAP WM
11 2 (0.32%) SAP BPC
12 1 (0.16%) Workday HCM
12 1 (0.16%) SAP FSCM
Cloud Services
1 13 (2.06%) SaaS
2 4 (0.63%) Microsoft Azure
3 3 (0.48%) Amazon AWS
3 3 (0.48%) Office 365
4 2 (0.32%) Azure Active Directory
5 1 (0.16%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 83 (13.17%) Firewall
2 74 (11.75%) TCP/IP
3 50 (7.94%) LAN
4 46 (7.30%) Network Security
5 42 (6.67%) DNS
6 33 (5.24%) SAN
7 29 (4.60%) Cisco ASA
7 29 (4.60%) WAN
8 26 (4.13%) DHCP
9 18 (2.86%) VPN
10 16 (2.54%) FTP
11 15 (2.38%) SSL
11 15 (2.38%) Intrusion Detection
12 14 (2.22%) Internet
13 9 (1.43%) Wireless
14 6 (0.95%) DMZ
15 5 (0.79%) NAS
16 4 (0.63%) IPsec
17 3 (0.48%) MPLS
17 3 (0.48%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 48 (7.62%) SQL Server
2 25 (3.97%) Oracle Database
3 22 (3.49%) Relational Database
3 22 (3.49%) Data Warehouse
4 20 (3.17%) Oracle Reports
5 13 (2.06%) Enterprise Data Warehouse
6 11 (1.75%) Big Data
7 10 (1.59%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 10 (1.59%) MS Access
8 8 (1.27%) SQL Server Integration Services
9 7 (1.11%) SQL Server 2008
10 6 (0.95%) Oracle Database 11g
10 6 (0.95%) Oracle Database 12c
11 5 (0.79%) MongoDB
11 5 (0.79%) PostgreSQL
12 4 (0.63%) SQL Server Reporting Services
12 4 (0.63%) MySQL
12 4 (0.63%) Oracle BI Publisher
13 3 (0.48%) SAP BI
13 3 (0.48%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 10 (1.59%) Oracle Forms
1 10 (1.59%) JIRA
2 8 (1.27%) Jenkins
2 8 (1.27%) JUnit
2 8 (1.27%) Subversion
2 8 (1.27%) Maven
3 6 (0.95%) Team Foundation Server
4 4 (0.63%) CruiseControl
5 2 (0.32%) ProC
5 2 (0.32%) Mercurial
6 1 (0.16%) Yeoman
6 1 (0.16%) Visual Studio
6 1 (0.16%) Toad
General
1 275 (43.65%) Finance
2 84 (13.33%) Banking
3 53 (8.41%) Retail
4 37 (5.87%) Back Office
5 33 (5.24%) Telecoms
6 28 (4.44%) Investment Banking
7 22 (3.49%) Retail Banking
7 22 (3.49%) French Language
8 21 (3.33%) Front Office
9 20 (3.17%) Legal
10 19 (3.02%) Manufacturing
11 17 (2.70%) Law
12 11 (1.75%) Automotive
12 11 (1.75%) Pharmaceutical
13 10 (1.59%) Games
14 8 (1.27%) Spanish Language
15 7 (1.11%) German Language
15 7 (1.11%) Italian Language
15 7 (1.11%) Advertising
16 6 (0.95%) Financial Institution
Job Titles
1 128 (20.32%) Analyst
2 71 (11.27%) Consultant
3 46 (7.30%) Architect
4 39 (6.19%) Security Analyst
5 34 (5.40%) Security Officer
6 32 (5.08%) Security Consultant
7 30 (4.76%) Security Manager
8 29 (4.60%) Risk Manager
9 28 (4.44%) Business Analyst
9 28 (4.44%) Information Security Officer
10 24 (3.81%) Developer
10 24 (3.81%) Support Engineer
11 21 (3.33%) Solutions Architect
12 19 (3.02%) Senior Analyst
12 19 (3.02%) Information Security Analyst
12 19 (3.02%) Information Analyst
13 17 (2.70%) Risk Analyst
14 16 (2.54%) Coordinator
14 16 (2.54%) Compliance Manager
15 15 (2.38%) DBA
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 30 (4.76%) Web Services
2 23 (3.65%) .NET
3 13 (2.06%) jQuery
4 12 (1.90%) HTML5
4 12 (1.90%) CSS
4 12 (1.90%) SOAP
4 12 (1.90%) HTML
5 11 (1.75%) Middleware
6 10 (1.59%) XML
6 10 (1.59%) CSS3
6 10 (1.59%) Ajax
7 8 (1.27%) Java EE
7 8 (1.27%) Hibernate
7 8 (1.27%) Spring
7 8 (1.27%) AngularJS
8 7 (1.11%) Regular Expression
8 7 (1.11%) J2EE
8 7 (1.11%) ASP.NET
9 6 (0.95%) WCF
10 5 (0.79%) JSF
Miscellaneous
1 76 (12.06%) Analytical Skills
2 72 (11.43%) Management Information System
3 42 (6.67%) Computer Science
4 22 (3.49%) Mathematics
5 21 (3.33%) Cryptography
6 20 (3.17%) Data Protection Act
7 17 (2.70%) PKI
8 16 (2.54%) Credit Risk
8 16 (2.54%) Client/Server
9 15 (2.38%) Market Risk
9 15 (2.38%) Derivative
10 14 (2.22%) Replication
11 12 (1.90%) Blackberry
11 12 (1.90%) Enterprise Software
11 12 (1.90%) FMCG
12 11 (1.75%) Fixed Income
13 10 (1.59%) Performance Metrics
14 8 (1.27%) Mainframe
15 6 (0.95%) GIS
15 6 (0.95%) Data Structures
Operating Systems
1 163 (25.87%) Windows
2 65 (10.32%) UNIX
3 55 (8.73%) Linux
4 42 (6.67%) Windows 7
5 34 (5.40%) Windows Server 2008
6 20 (3.17%) Windows Server 2012
7 18 (2.86%) Windows XP
8 11 (1.75%) Solaris
9 9 (1.43%) Windows 2000
10 8 (1.27%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
11 7 (1.11%) AIX
12 5 (0.79%) Windows Server 2003
13 4 (0.63%) SUSE
13 4 (0.63%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
14 3 (0.48%) Ubuntu
14 3 (0.48%) Mac OS
15 2 (0.32%) Oracle Linux
15 2 (0.32%) Android
15 2 (0.32%) HPUX
15 2 (0.32%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 187 (29.68%) Information Security
2 170 (26.98%) ITIL
3 115 (18.25%) Risk Management
4 64 (10.16%) Business Intelligence
5 63 (10.00%) Change Management
6 53 (8.41%) Disaster Recovery
7 51 (8.10%) Project Management
7 51 (8.10%) PRINCE2
7 51 (8.10%) Data Protection
8 47 (7.46%) Agile Software Development
8 47 (7.46%) Business Continuity
9 45 (7.14%) Security Management
9 45 (7.14%) Security Architecture
10 44 (6.98%) Change Control
11 43 (6.83%) E-Commerce
12 40 (6.35%) Capacity Planning
13 39 (6.19%) Service Delivery
13 39 (6.19%) Risk Assessment
14 38 (6.03%) Stakeholder Management
15 34 (5.40%) Continuous Improvement
Programming Languages
1 75 (11.90%) SQL
2 36 (5.71%) C
3 31 (4.92%) PL/SQL
4 25 (3.97%) Java
5 19 (3.02%) PowerShell
6 17 (2.70%) JavaScript
7 14 (2.22%) C#
8 12 (1.90%) Shell Script
9 9 (1.43%) T-SQL
9 9 (1.43%) Perl
10 5 (0.79%) C++
10 5 (0.79%) VB.NET
10 5 (0.79%) VBA
10 5 (0.79%) Python
11 4 (0.63%) AWK
11 4 (0.63%) Korn
11 4 (0.63%) VB
12 3 (0.48%) ABAP
13 2 (0.32%) Uniface
14 1 (0.16%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 145 (23.02%) CISSP
2 100 (15.87%) CISM
3 93 (14.76%) CISA
4 91 (14.44%) Degree
5 56 (8.89%) Microsoft Certification
6 48 (7.62%) MCSE
7 44 (6.98%) CCNA
7 44 (6.98%) Cisco Certification
8 33 (5.24%) CRISC
9 32 (5.08%) CCNP
10 27 (4.29%) ITIL Certification
10 27 (4.29%) PMP
10 27 (4.29%) PMI Certification
11 25 (3.97%) PCI QSA
12 19 (3.02%) CCA
13 18 (2.86%) CEH
14 13 (2.06%) MCSA
15 10 (1.59%) SSCP
15 10 (1.59%) CIMA
15 10 (1.59%) ISSMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 164 (26.03%) PCI DSS
2 148 (23.49%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 66 (10.48%) COBIT
4 34 (5.40%) SLA
5 31 (4.92%) GPG13
6 30 (4.76%) QA
7 21 (3.33%) ISO/IEC 17799
8 16 (2.54%) BS7799
8 16 (2.54%) Basel II
9 15 (2.38%) CRD IV
10 10 (1.59%) ISO 9001
10 10 (1.59%) HIPAA
11 8 (1.27%) GxP
11 8 (1.27%) FISMA
12 6 (0.95%) COREP
12 6 (0.95%) FINREP
13 5 (0.79%) Solvency II
14 4 (0.63%) COSO
15 3 (0.48%) ISO 8583
15 3 (0.48%) Data Quality
System Software
1 103 (16.35%) Active Directory
2 35 (5.56%) VMware Infrastructure
3 28 (4.44%) Squid
4 27 (4.29%) VMware ESX
5 14 (2.22%) Hyper-V
6 11 (1.75%) XenApp
7 7 (1.11%) VMware ESXi
8 6 (0.95%) Xen
8 6 (0.95%) Oracle RAC
8 6 (0.95%) ISA Server
9 4 (0.63%) Oracle Clusterware
10 3 (0.48%) Samba
10 3 (0.48%) NFS
11 2 (0.32%) Microsoft App-V
11 2 (0.32%) vSphere
12 1 (0.16%) UAG
12 1 (0.16%) Snort
12 1 (0.16%) MetaFrame
12 1 (0.16%) Terminal Services
12 1 (0.16%) VMware Server
Systems Management
1 23 (3.65%) Legato
2 13 (2.06%) Backup Exec
2 13 (2.06%) SCCM
3 12 (1.90%) WSUS
4 7 (1.11%) Tivoli Storage Manager
5 6 (0.95%) Tivoli
5 6 (0.95%) Oracle RMAN
5 6 (0.95%) Data Guard
6 5 (0.79%) ARCserve
7 3 (0.48%) OpenView
7 3 (0.48%) Nagios
7 3 (0.48%) Cacti
7 3 (0.48%) Dollar Universe
7 3 (0.48%) WMI
7 3 (0.48%) SCOM
7 3 (0.48%) Red Hat Satellite
8 1 (0.16%) Forefront Identity Manager
8 1 (0.16%) Nessus
8 1 (0.16%) HP SIM
8 1 (0.16%) Norton AntiVirus
Vendors
1 73 (11.59%) Cisco
2 66 (10.48%) Microsoft
3 63 (10.00%) Oracle
4 58 (9.21%) VMware
5 47 (7.46%) SAP
6 36 (5.71%) Websense
7 33 (5.24%) EMC
7 33 (5.24%) CheckPoint
8 28 (4.44%) HP
8 28 (4.44%) Blue Coat
9 23 (3.65%) CommVault
9 23 (3.65%) NetApp
10 18 (2.86%) Citrix
10 18 (2.86%) Symantec
10 18 (2.86%) IBM
11 15 (2.38%) Qualys
12 13 (2.06%) ServiceNow
12 13 (2.06%) WorldPay
13 11 (1.75%) Hitachi
14 10 (1.59%) Juniper
North West
Austin Fraser
Posted: 13 hours ago
City, London
Lloyds Banking Group
Posted: 14 hours ago
South East London
Lloyds Banking Group
Salary: £45080 - £76400 per annum + car,benefits
Posted: 16 hours ago
Farnborough, Hampshire
Aon
Salary: Competitive salary plus bonus
Posted: 3 days ago
London
Aon
Salary: Competitive salary plus bonus
Posted: 3 days ago
Greater Manchester
Initi8 Recruitment
Salary: £70000 Per Annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Newcastle Upon Tyne, Tyne and Wear
Northern Recruitment Group
Salary: From £45,000 to £45,000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
City, London
People Source Consulting
Salary: £55000 - £75000 per annum + inc benefits, + bonus
Posted: 4 days ago
City, London
People Source Consulting
Salary: £55000 - £75000 per annum + inc benefits, + bonus
Posted: 5 days ago
City, London
Aston Carter
Salary: £55000 - £70000 per annum + Bonus and Great Benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Birmingham
Nigel Frank International Limited - Newcastle
Salary: £55000 - £60000 per annum + Holidays / Benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Reading
Computer Futures
Salary: £60000 - £85000 per annum + bonus + benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
Sutton, Surrey
Reed Business Information Ltd
Salary: From £45,000 to £55,000 per annum + 29 days + share ops scheme + pensi
Posted: 6 days ago
London
Coal IT Services
Salary: £65,000 per annum + Bens + Bonus
Posted: 6 days ago
Manchester
Computer Futures
Salary: £60000 - £85000 per annum + bonus + benefits
Posted: 8 days ago
London
Computer Futures
Salary: £60000 - £85000 per annum + bonus + benefits
Posted: 10 days ago
Milton Keynes, Buckinghamshire
Santander
Posted: 10 days ago
London
Huxley Banking & Financial Services
Salary: £65000 - £80000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 10 days ago
London
KnownFour
Salary: £0 - £85,000 per year
Posted: 10 days ago
Birmingham
Nigel Frank International Limited - Newcastle
Salary: £55000 - £60000 per annum + 25 Days Holiday, Benefits, Pension
Posted: 13 days ago