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 30 January 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
30 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Sarbanes-Oxley (SOX, Sarbox)
Rank 578 617 532
Rank change year-on-year
+39 -85
Permanent jobs citing Sarbanes-Oxley 320 283 383
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.30% 0.28% 0.35%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 2.89% 2.71% 3.45%
Number of salaries quoted 210 199 276
Average salary £55,000 £45,000 £55,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+22.22% -18.18%
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £32,500 £38,400
10% offered a salary of more than £71,000 £70,000 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £50,000 £42,500 £52,500
% change year-on-year
+17.64% -19.04%

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
11059 10435 11088
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 10.44% 10.17% 10.13%
Number of salaries quoted 8612 8030 9048
Average salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,975 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £70,000 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,500 £40,000 £40,500
% change year-on-year
+1.25% -1.23%

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 30 January 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 30 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
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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 +30 309 £55,000 +22.22% 44
London +34 118 £61,750 +12.27% 15
South East -17 87 £47,500 +11.76% 12
Berkshire -6 53 £53,750 +22.85% 4
City of London +30 39 £60,000 -12.72% 6
North West +18 29 £51,250 - 1
Yorkshire -1 26 £57,500 +27.77% 1
West Yorkshire +3 25 £65,000 +44.44%
Leeds +19 22 £43,000 -4.44%
West Midlands -14 22 £50,000 +42.85% 8
East Midlands +33 19 £44,750 +35.60% 3
Newbury +8 19 £62,500 +42.85%
East of England -26 14 £55,000 +25.00% 2
Leicestershire - 14 £44,500 - 2
Leicester - 13 £44,750 - 2
Surrey -4 12 £45,000 - 2
Manchester - 12 £52,500 -
Reading +3 11 £40,000 - 1
Hertfordshire -9 10 £55,000 +52.77% 1
Cheshire - 9 £60,000 - 1
Scotland +1 8 £48,750 +8.33%
Coventry -4 8 £46,250 -7.50% 3
Birmingham -5 8 £50,000 - 1
Hampshire - 8 £58,750 - 3
Glasgow +9 7 £48,750 +8.33%
Slough -11 7 £44,500 -1.11%
Liverpool - 7 £50,000 -
Merseyside - 7 £50,000 -
Bracknell -11 6 £67,500 +35.00%
Buckinghamshire +2 5 £35,000 - 2

Sarbanes-Oxley
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 30 January 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.

1 308 (46.25%) Finance
2 188 (28.23%) Information Security
3 181 (27.18%) ITIL
4 176 (26.43%) PCI DSS
5 169 (25.38%) Windows
6 157 (23.57%) ISO/IEC 27001
7 142 (21.32%) CISSP
8 118 (17.72%) Risk Management
9 103 (15.47%) CISM
10 97 (14.56%) Oracle
11 94 (14.11%) Management Information System
12 92 (13.81%) COBIT
13 91 (13.66%) Degree
14 88 (13.21%) SQL
15 84 (12.61%) Firewall
15 84 (12.61%) Analytical Skills
16 83 (12.46%) Banking
16 83 (12.46%) CISA
17 82 (12.31%) Linux
18 79 (11.86%) UNIX
19 77 (11.56%) Active Directory
20 76 (11.41%) Change Management
20 76 (11.41%) Project Management
21 66 (9.91%) TCP/IP
21 66 (9.91%) Network Security
22 62 (9.31%) Microsoft
23 60 (9.01%) Cisco
23 60 (9.01%) Security Management
24 58 (8.71%) Retail
24 58 (8.71%) MS Excel

Sarbanes-Oxley
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 30 January 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 34 (5.11%) MS Exchange
2 21 (3.15%) Exchange Server 2007
3 20 (3.00%) WebLogic
4 15 (2.25%) Exchange Server 2013
4 15 (2.25%) IIS
5 11 (1.65%) Exchange Server 2010
5 11 (1.65%) CMS
6 10 (1.50%) SharePoint
6 10 (1.50%) Exchange Server 2003
7 9 (1.35%) WebLogic Portal
8 8 (1.20%) MS Project Server
9 5 (0.75%) JCAPS
9 5 (0.75%) BizTalk Server
10 4 (0.60%) SAS
11 3 (0.45%) Elasticsearch
11 3 (0.45%) Lync
11 3 (0.45%) Tomcat
12 2 (0.30%) Apache
12 2 (0.30%) Oracle HTTP Server
12 2 (0.30%) WebSphere
Applications
1 58 (8.71%) MS Excel
2 40 (6.01%) MS Office
3 25 (3.75%) MS Visio
4 11 (1.65%) MS Project
5 10 (1.50%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 22 (3.30%) Oracle General Ledger
2 21 (3.15%) Oracle EBS R12
2 21 (3.15%) Oracle Payables
3 18 (2.70%) Oracle EBS
4 16 (2.40%) Oracle Receivables
5 15 (2.25%) Oracle Assets
6 13 (1.95%) Oracle Financials
7 11 (1.65%) SAP CO
7 11 (1.65%) SAP FI/CO
7 11 (1.65%) SAP FI
8 10 (1.50%) Oracle Applications
9 9 (1.35%) Oracle 11i
10 7 (1.05%) SAP FI-AP
10 7 (1.05%) Oracle Subledger Accounting
11 6 (0.90%) Oracle iProcurement
12 5 (0.75%) Oracle AGIS
13 3 (0.45%) Oracle TCA
14 2 (0.30%) SAP WM
14 2 (0.30%) HFM
14 2 (0.30%) Oracle Cash Management
Cloud Services
1 7 (1.05%) Amazon AWS
2 6 (0.90%) Microsoft Azure
3 2 (0.30%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 84 (12.61%) Firewall
2 66 (9.91%) TCP/IP
2 66 (9.91%) Network Security
3 39 (5.86%) LAN
4 36 (5.41%) DNS
5 35 (5.26%) VPN
6 32 (4.80%) WAN
7 29 (4.35%) Cisco ASA
8 22 (3.30%) DHCP
9 19 (2.85%) SAN
9 19 (2.85%) Internet
10 17 (2.55%) Wireless
11 16 (2.40%) SSL
12 11 (1.65%) IPsec
13 10 (1.50%) OSPF
13 10 (1.50%) BGP
13 10 (1.50%) SMS
13 10 (1.50%) VoIP
13 10 (1.50%) Intrusion Detection
13 10 (1.50%) Cisco Nexus
Database & Business Intelligence
1 48 (7.21%) SQL Server
2 34 (5.11%) Oracle Database
3 25 (3.75%) Relational Database
4 24 (3.60%) Oracle Reports
5 14 (2.10%) Oracle Database 11g
6 13 (1.95%) Data Warehouse
7 10 (1.50%) RDBMS
7 10 (1.50%) SQL Server Analysis Services
8 8 (1.20%) MS Access
9 6 (0.90%) SQLPlus
9 6 (0.90%) Oracle9i Database
9 6 (0.90%) Oracle BI Publisher
9 6 (0.90%) Big Data
10 5 (0.75%) Oracle Database 12c
10 5 (0.75%) MongoDB
10 5 (0.75%) PostgreSQL
11 4 (0.60%) MySQL
11 4 (0.60%) SQL Server 2008
12 3 (0.45%) NoSQL
12 3 (0.45%) Data Mining
Development Applications
1 17 (2.55%) JIRA
2 14 (2.10%) Oracle Forms
3 11 (1.65%) Jenkins
3 11 (1.65%) Maven
3 11 (1.65%) Subversion
3 11 (1.65%) JUnit
4 2 (0.30%) PeopleTools
4 2 (0.30%) ProC
4 2 (0.30%) Mercurial
4 2 (0.30%) Team Foundation Server
5 1 (0.15%) Oracle APEX
General
1 308 (46.25%) Finance
2 83 (12.46%) Banking
3 58 (8.71%) Retail
4 42 (6.31%) Telecoms
5 21 (3.15%) Legal
6 19 (2.85%) Investment Banking
6 19 (2.85%) Retail Banking
7 17 (2.55%) Law
8 16 (2.40%) Back Office
9 12 (1.80%) Manufacturing
10 11 (1.65%) French Language
10 11 (1.65%) Pharmaceutical
11 9 (1.35%) Front Office
12 8 (1.20%) General Ledger
12 8 (1.20%) Games
13 7 (1.05%) Marketing
13 7 (1.05%) Financial Institution
14 6 (0.90%) Spanish Language
14 6 (0.90%) German Language
14 6 (0.90%) Italian Language
Job Titles
1 163 (24.47%) Analyst
2 88 (13.21%) Consultant
3 38 (5.71%) Security Consultant
4 37 (5.56%) Business Analyst
5 33 (4.95%) Security Officer
5 33 (4.95%) Security Analyst
6 31 (4.65%) Administrator
7 29 (4.35%) Risk Manager
8 27 (4.05%) IT Consultant
8 27 (4.05%) Information Security Officer
8 27 (4.05%) Security Manager
9 25 (3.75%) Project Manager
10 23 (3.45%) Support Engineer
10 23 (3.45%) Wintel Consultant
11 21 (3.15%) Network Engineer
12 20 (3.00%) Governance Manager
12 20 (3.00%) Architect
12 20 (3.00%) Support Analyst
13 19 (2.85%) Information Security Analyst
13 19 (2.85%) Information Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 36 (5.41%) Web Services
2 20 (3.00%) HTML5
2 20 (3.00%) HTML
2 20 (3.00%) CSS
3 18 (2.70%) CSS3
4 17 (2.55%) SOAP
5 16 (2.40%) J2EE
6 13 (1.95%) jQuery
6 13 (1.95%) Ajax
6 13 (1.95%) .NET
7 11 (1.65%) AngularJS
7 11 (1.65%) Hibernate
7 11 (1.65%) Java EE
7 11 (1.65%) Spring
8 8 (1.20%) XML
9 7 (1.05%) JMS
10 6 (0.90%) Middleware
10 6 (0.90%) REST
11 5 (0.75%) Regular Expression
11 5 (0.75%) JSF
Miscellaneous
1 94 (14.11%) Management Information System
2 84 (12.61%) Analytical Skills
3 37 (5.56%) Computer Science
4 22 (3.30%) Cryptography
5 17 (2.55%) SWIFT
5 17 (2.55%) Mathematics
6 15 (2.25%) Client/Server
7 14 (2.10%) Mainframe
7 14 (2.10%) FMCG
8 13 (1.95%) Data Protection Act
9 12 (1.80%) Derivative
9 12 (1.80%) Replication
10 11 (1.65%) PKI
10 11 (1.65%) Blackberry
11 10 (1.50%) AS400
11 10 (1.50%) APACS
11 10 (1.50%) IVR
11 10 (1.50%) Open Source
11 10 (1.50%) Performance Metrics
12 9 (1.35%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 169 (25.38%) Windows
2 82 (12.31%) Linux
3 79 (11.86%) UNIX
4 39 (5.86%) Windows Server 2008
5 28 (4.20%) Solaris
6 27 (4.05%) Windows 2000
7 11 (1.65%) Windows Server 2012
7 11 (1.65%) Windows Server 2003
8 10 (1.50%) Windows XP
8 10 (1.50%) Windows 7
9 9 (1.35%) AIX
10 7 (1.05%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 7 (1.05%) HPUX
11 5 (0.75%) Oracle Linux
12 4 (0.60%) Ubuntu
12 4 (0.60%) SUSE
13 3 (0.45%) Mac OS
13 3 (0.45%) Windows 8
13 3 (0.45%) Mac OS X
14 2 (0.30%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 188 (28.23%) Information Security
2 181 (27.18%) ITIL
3 118 (17.72%) Risk Management
4 76 (11.41%) Change Management
4 76 (11.41%) Project Management
5 60 (9.01%) Security Management
6 57 (8.56%) Data Security
7 56 (8.41%) Data Protection
8 53 (7.96%) Business Continuity
9 52 (7.81%) Change Control
10 50 (7.51%) E-Commerce
11 49 (7.36%) Agile Software Development
12 48 (7.21%) Disaster Recovery
13 47 (7.06%) Security Architecture
14 46 (6.91%) PRINCE2
15 45 (6.76%) Business Intelligence
16 44 (6.61%) Service Delivery
17 42 (6.31%) Stakeholder Management
18 41 (6.16%) Information Security Management
19 39 (5.86%) Migration
Programming Languages
1 88 (13.21%) SQL
2 39 (5.86%) Java
3 34 (5.11%) PL/SQL
4 20 (3.00%) C
5 13 (1.95%) PowerShell
5 13 (1.95%) JavaScript
6 12 (1.80%) Perl
7 9 (1.35%) AWK
7 9 (1.35%) VB
8 8 (1.20%) Shell Script
9 7 (1.05%) Bash Shell
9 7 (1.05%) VBScript
9 7 (1.05%) C#
10 6 (0.90%) Korn
10 6 (0.90%) C-shell
11 5 (0.75%) Python
12 3 (0.45%) VB.NET
12 3 (0.45%) VBA
13 2 (0.30%) Uniface
13 2 (0.30%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 142 (21.32%) CISSP
2 103 (15.47%) CISM
3 91 (13.66%) Degree
4 83 (12.46%) CISA
5 42 (6.31%) Cisco Certification
6 38 (5.71%) CCNA
7 36 (5.41%) Microsoft Certification
8 34 (5.11%) CCNP
9 32 (4.80%) CRISC
10 31 (4.65%) PCI QSA
10 31 (4.65%) MCSE
11 21 (3.15%) PMP
12 20 (3.00%) PMI Certification
13 19 (2.85%) CCA
13 19 (2.85%) ITIL Certification
14 16 (2.40%) ISSAP
14 16 (2.40%) ISSMP
15 13 (1.95%) Security Cleared
15 13 (1.95%) SC Cleared
16 12 (1.80%) SSCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 176 (26.43%) PCI DSS
2 157 (23.57%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 92 (13.81%) COBIT
4 43 (6.46%) QA
5 35 (5.26%) SLA
6 26 (3.90%) BS7799
7 23 (3.45%) GPG13
8 20 (3.00%) ISO/IEC 17799
9 19 (2.85%) ISO 9001
10 17 (2.55%) Basel II
11 13 (1.95%) Solvency II
12 12 (1.80%) COSO
13 10 (1.50%) ISO 8583
13 10 (1.50%) HIPAA
14 6 (0.90%) CRD IV
15 5 (0.75%) GAMP
16 4 (0.60%) GAAP
16 4 (0.60%) GxP
17 3 (0.45%) Data Quality
17 3 (0.45%) GCP
System Software
1 77 (11.56%) Active Directory
2 27 (4.05%) VMware Infrastructure
3 19 (2.85%) Squid
4 15 (2.25%) VMware ESXi
5 14 (2.10%) Oracle RMAN
5 14 (2.10%) Oracle RAC
6 13 (1.95%) ISA Server
7 12 (1.80%) Hyper-V
8 9 (1.35%) Xen
9 8 (1.20%) RACF
10 5 (0.75%) VMware ESX
11 3 (0.45%) Citrix Presentation Server
12 2 (0.30%) NFS
12 2 (0.30%) Snort
12 2 (0.30%) Microsoft App-V
12 2 (0.30%) UAG
12 2 (0.30%) vSphere
12 2 (0.30%) XenApp
13 1 (0.15%) Varnish
13 1 (0.15%) KVM
Systems Management
1 23 (3.45%) SCCM
2 14 (2.10%) Data Guard
3 11 (1.65%) ARCserve
4 6 (0.90%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
4 6 (0.90%) WSUS
5 5 (0.75%) Backup Exec
5 5 (0.75%) Tivoli
6 3 (0.45%) SCOM
6 3 (0.45%) McAfee ePO
6 3 (0.45%) Tivoli Storage Manager
6 3 (0.45%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
6 3 (0.45%) Nagios
7 2 (0.30%) Forefront Identity Manager
7 2 (0.30%) Cacti
8 1 (0.15%) CA Endevor
8 1 (0.15%) SolarWinds Orion
8 1 (0.15%) Red Hat Spacewalk
8 1 (0.15%) Opscode Chef
8 1 (0.15%) Puppet
8 1 (0.15%) XenMobile
Vendors
1 97 (14.56%) Oracle
2 62 (9.31%) Microsoft
3 60 (9.01%) Cisco
4 40 (6.01%) SAP
5 39 (5.86%) VMware
6 35 (5.26%) HP
7 33 (4.95%) CheckPoint
8 32 (4.80%) Websense
9 26 (3.90%) ServiceNow
10 23 (3.45%) Juniper
11 20 (3.00%) IBM
11 20 (3.00%) Blue Coat
12 17 (2.55%) McAfee
13 16 (2.40%) F5
14 14 (2.10%) EMC
15 12 (1.80%) Citrix
16 11 (1.65%) SolarWinds
16 11 (1.65%) Hitachi
17 10 (1.50%) Avaya
17 10 (1.50%) Symantec
West London
DCL Search & Selection
Salary: £50000 - £55000 per annum + Bonus + Sizeable Pension
Posted: Yesterday
Staffordshire
Computer Futures
Salary: £45000 - £56000 per annum + competitive
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
TEKsystems
Salary: Market Rate
Posted: Yesterday
Southampton
Spectrum IT
Salary: £75000 - £85000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Oxfordshire
Haybrook IT Resourcing Ltd
Salary: Up to £35,000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
Ashdown IT
Salary: £45000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Wokingham
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Salary: £38000.00 - £40000.00 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
High Wycombe
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Salary: £38000.00 - £40000.00 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Leicester, Leicestershire
MAPP Ltd - IT & Business Management Recruitment Specialists
Salary: £45,000 per annum + on call, overtime, bonus, pension ++
Posted: 3 days ago
UK
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: From £40,000 to £55,000 per annum plus attractive benefits and career
Posted: 4 days ago
UK
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: From £40,000 to £55,000 per annum plus attractive benefits and career
Posted: 4 days ago
London
Experis Ltd
Salary: £35000.00 - £45000.00 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Milton Keynes
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Salary: £55000.00 - £65000.00 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Leicester
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Salary: £28000.00 - £32000.00 per annum + Bonus + Other benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Reading, Berkshire
JM
Salary: £60000 - £65000 per annum + Bonus + Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
City, London
Rullion IT Plus
Salary: £100000 - £105000 per annum + £7,000 car + bonus + pension
Posted: 5 days ago
Kenilworth
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Salary: £35000.00 - £40000.00 per annum
Posted: 11 days ago
Epsom, Surrey
Aon
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 12 days ago
Epsom, Surrey
Aon
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 12 days ago