The first table below looks at the demand 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 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category.

Location
3 months to
30 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Sarbanes-Oxley (SOX, Sarbox)
Rank 612 531 544
Rank change year-on-year
-81 +13
Permanent jobs citing Sarbanes-Oxley 301 388 379
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.26% 0.36% 0.32%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 2.43% 3.49% 3.30%
Number of salaries quoted 227 257 307
Average salary £50,000 £50,000 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +11.11%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £35,600 £34,000
10% offered a salary of more than £68,500 £72,500 £77,500
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000
Quality Assurance & Compliance Category
UK
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Quality Assurance & Compliance category
12410 11123 11486
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 10.61% 10.23% 9.76%
Number of salaries quoted 9630 8790 9434
Average salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £28,000 £28,500
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £72,500 £72,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
- -5.88%

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 July 2014 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 July 2014. 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
England -84 285 £49,500 +2.06% 32
London -109 113 £54,000 +8.00% 12
South East -39 87 £45,000 - 11
Berkshire +24 57 £55,000 +22.22% 4
East of England +6 38 £43,250 -1.70% 2
Newbury +25 28 £27,500 -31.25% 2
Slough +23 25 £57,500 +27.77% 1
City of London -42 21 £55,000 +10.00% 4
Bedfordshire +12 20 £42,000 -16.00% 1
Hertfordshire +9 18 £49,500 +16.47%
Luton - 18 £42,000 -
Yorkshire -29 13 £45,000 -21.73% 1
West Yorkshire -32 13 £45,000 -21.73%
West Midlands +1 12 £40,750 -18.50% 1
Crawley +19 11 £34,000 -24.44% 3
West Sussex +2 11 £34,000 -24.44% 3
North West +10 10 £50,000 -23.07% 1
Scotland -7 9 £45,000 -20.00%
East Midlands -7 7 £40,000 -16.66% 2
Leeds -27 7 £42,500 -2.85%
South West -28 7 £32,750 -20.12% 2
Buckinghamshire -8 6 £50,000 +11.11%
Edinburgh -21 6 - -
Surrey -36 6 £25,000 -43.18%
Merseyside +2 5 £50,000 - 1
Basingstoke 0 5 £45,000 +4.65% 1
Birmingham -1 5 £42,500 -22.72% 1
Gloucestershire -11 5 £32,500 +8.33%
Hampshire -28 5 £45,000 -5.26% 2
Coventry - 5 £38,250 -

Sarbanes-Oxley
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 30 July 2014, 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.

1 268 (41.04%) Finance
2 178 (27.26%) ITIL
3 153 (23.43%) PCI DSS
4 150 (22.97%) Windows
5 134 (20.52%) Banking
6 127 (19.45%) Oracle
7 116 (17.76%) Degree
8 114 (17.46%) SQL
9 109 (16.69%) Information Security
10 105 (16.08%) Linux
11 99 (15.16%) ISO/IEC 27001
12 95 (14.55%) CISSP
13 89 (13.63%) UNIX
14 80 (12.25%) CISA
15 79 (12.10%) Management Information System
16 75 (11.49%) Change Management
17 74 (11.33%) COBIT
18 73 (11.18%) Network Security
18 73 (11.18%) Retail
19 71 (10.87%) SAP
20 68 (10.41%) Active Directory
21 67 (10.26%) Data Security
22 66 (10.11%) CISM
23 61 (9.34%) PRINCE2
23 61 (9.34%) Risk Management
24 57 (8.73%) PL/SQL
24 57 (8.73%) Oracle Database
25 56 (8.58%) Microsoft
26 55 (8.42%) SQL Server
26 55 (8.42%) Computer Science

Sarbanes-Oxley
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 30 July 2014, 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 33 (5.05%) IIS
2 25 (3.83%) MS Exchange
3 18 (2.76%) Exchange Server 2003
4 17 (2.60%) Exchange Server 2007
4 17 (2.60%) Exchange Server 2013
5 14 (2.14%) SharePoint
6 7 (1.07%) SAP Web AS
6 7 (1.07%) NetWeaver
6 7 (1.07%) SAS
7 5 (0.77%) Exchange Server 2010
8 3 (0.46%) Confluence
9 2 (0.31%) Apache
9 2 (0.31%) WebLogic
9 2 (0.31%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
9 2 (0.31%) CMS
9 2 (0.31%) WebSphere
10 1 (0.15%) OpenStack
10 1 (0.15%) Elasticsearch
10 1 (0.15%) Oracle Workflow
10 1 (0.15%) PowerExchange
Applications
1 54 (8.27%) MS Office
2 52 (7.96%) MS Excel
3 37 (5.67%) MS Visio
4 22 (3.37%) MS Project
5 8 (1.23%) MS PowerPoint
6 2 (0.31%) Niku Workbench
7 1 (0.15%) InfoPath
7 1 (0.15%) SPSS
Business Applications
1 18 (2.76%) SAP GRC
2 15 (2.30%) Oracle General Ledger
3 9 (1.38%) Temenos T24
3 9 (1.38%) Finacle
3 9 (1.38%) Misys Equation
3 9 (1.38%) FLEXCUBE
3 9 (1.38%) SAP SD
4 6 (0.92%) Oracle EBS
4 6 (0.92%) SAP ERP
5 5 (0.77%) Remedy ITSM
5 5 (0.77%) Markit EDM
5 5 (0.77%) HFM
6 4 (0.61%) SAP FI
6 4 (0.61%) Oracle Payables
7 3 (0.46%) Dynamics NAV
7 3 (0.46%) SAP CO
7 3 (0.46%) Oracle Applications
7 3 (0.46%) SAP FI/CO
8 2 (0.31%) Oracle Subledger Accounting
9 1 (0.15%) SAP SRM
Cloud Services
1 2 (0.31%) Google Apps
1 2 (0.31%) Office 365
1 2 (0.31%) Cloud Computing
1 2 (0.31%) Amazon AWS
1 2 (0.31%) SaaS
2 1 (0.15%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 73 (11.18%) Network Security
2 54 (8.27%) TCP/IP
3 43 (6.58%) Firewall
4 32 (4.90%) DNS
5 30 (4.59%) SSL
5 30 (4.59%) Internet
6 27 (4.13%) DHCP
7 25 (3.83%) LAN
7 25 (3.83%) SMS
8 24 (3.68%) SAN
9 22 (3.37%) WAN
10 21 (3.22%) Intrusion Detection
11 20 (3.06%) NAS
12 14 (2.14%) Cisco ASA
13 13 (1.99%) VPN
14 11 (1.68%) FTP
15 8 (1.23%) NetScreen
15 8 (1.23%) Cisco PIX
16 7 (1.07%) LDAP
17 5 (0.77%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 57 (8.73%) Oracle Database
2 55 (8.42%) SQL Server
3 44 (6.74%) Oracle Database 11g
4 34 (5.21%) Relational Database
5 22 (3.37%) Oracle Reports
5 22 (3.37%) RDBMS
6 17 (2.60%) Data Warehouse
7 15 (2.30%) Oracle9i Database
8 14 (2.14%) DB2
9 11 (1.68%) SQL Server 2008
10 9 (1.38%) SQL Server Integration Services
10 9 (1.38%) SQL Server Reporting Services
10 9 (1.38%) SAP BW
11 8 (1.23%) Oracle Database 10g
12 7 (1.07%) BusinessObjects Web Intelligence
12 7 (1.07%) SQL Server Analysis Services
13 6 (0.92%) QlikView
14 5 (0.77%) Oracle OLAP
14 5 (0.77%) OLAP
14 5 (0.77%) OLTP
Development Applications
1 8 (1.23%) JIRA
2 4 (0.61%) Eclipse
2 4 (0.61%) Toad
3 3 (0.46%) Atlassian Bamboo
3 3 (0.46%) RSpec
3 3 (0.46%) Capybara
4 2 (0.31%) Oracle APEX
5 1 (0.15%) Metasploit
5 1 (0.15%) Visual Studio
General
1 268 (41.04%) Finance
2 134 (20.52%) Banking
3 73 (11.18%) Retail
4 42 (6.43%) Retail Banking
5 34 (5.21%) Telecoms
6 28 (4.29%) Marketing
7 25 (3.83%) Investment Banking
8 24 (3.68%) Legal
9 20 (3.06%) Back Office
10 12 (1.84%) French Language
11 11 (1.68%) Front Office
11 11 (1.68%) Automotive
12 10 (1.53%) Law
13 9 (1.38%) General Ledger
14 7 (1.07%) Manufacturing
15 6 (0.92%) Multimedia
16 5 (0.77%) Games
17 4 (0.61%) Pharmaceutical
17 4 (0.61%) Advertising
17 4 (0.61%) German Language
Job Titles
1 173 (26.49%) Analyst
2 75 (11.49%) Consultant
3 62 (9.49%) Business Analyst
4 47 (7.20%) Security Consultant
5 46 (7.04%) Administrator
6 35 (5.36%) Project Manager
7 32 (4.90%) DBA
8 31 (4.75%) Developer
9 27 (4.13%) Payments Business Analyst
10 26 (3.98%) Security Engineer
11 22 (3.37%) Support Analyst
11 22 (3.37%) Infrastructure Engineer
12 20 (3.06%) IT Consultant
12 20 (3.06%) Oracle DBA
13 18 (2.76%) Architect
13 18 (2.76%) Security Analyst
14 17 (2.60%) Service Manager
14 17 (2.60%) Auditor
14 17 (2.60%) Systems Analyst
15 16 (2.45%) Server Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 42 (6.43%) Web Services
2 26 (3.98%) .NET
3 10 (1.53%) ASP.NET
4 8 (1.23%) HTML
5 7 (1.07%) WCF
5 7 (1.07%) SAP Basis
6 6 (0.92%) Middleware
6 6 (0.92%) .NET Framework
7 5 (0.77%) ISPF
7 5 (0.77%) XML
8 4 (0.61%) Classic ASP
8 4 (0.61%) LINQ
9 3 (0.46%) WPF
9 3 (0.46%) Silverlight
9 3 (0.46%) HTML5
9 3 (0.46%) Memcached
9 3 (0.46%) FFmpeg
9 3 (0.46%) Sinatra
9 3 (0.46%) Backbone.js
9 3 (0.46%) CSS
Miscellaneous
1 79 (12.10%) Management Information System
2 55 (8.42%) Computer Science
3 37 (5.67%) APACS
4 33 (5.05%) SWIFT
5 29 (4.44%) Cryptography
5 29 (4.44%) Replication
6 25 (3.83%) IVR
7 17 (2.60%) Reference Data
8 15 (2.30%) Mathematics
8 15 (2.30%) Derivative
9 12 (1.84%) Client/Server
9 12 (1.84%) STB
10 11 (1.68%) Market Risk
10 11 (1.68%) Credit Risk
11 9 (1.38%) Statistics
11 9 (1.38%) Mainframe
12 8 (1.23%) Data Protection Act
13 6 (0.92%) Clustering
14 5 (0.77%) iSeries
14 5 (0.77%) FMCG
Operating Systems
1 150 (22.97%) Windows
2 105 (16.08%) Linux
3 89 (13.63%) UNIX
4 37 (5.67%) Solaris
5 27 (4.13%) Windows Server 2008
6 23 (3.52%) SUSE
7 21 (3.22%) Oracle Linux
8 19 (2.91%) Windows Server 2012
9 12 (1.84%) zOS
10 8 (1.23%) Windows XP
11 6 (0.92%) Windows 8
12 5 (0.77%) Windows Server 2003
13 4 (0.61%) Windows 7
14 3 (0.46%) CentOS
14 3 (0.46%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
14 3 (0.46%) Mac OS
14 3 (0.46%) Windows 2000
15 2 (0.31%) Ubuntu
15 2 (0.31%) Windows Mobile
16 1 (0.15%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 178 (27.26%) ITIL
2 109 (16.69%) Information Security
3 75 (11.49%) Change Management
4 67 (10.26%) Data Security
5 61 (9.34%) PRINCE2
5 61 (9.34%) Risk Management
6 53 (8.12%) Project Management
7 48 (7.35%) Migration
7 48 (7.35%) Stakeholder Management
8 36 (5.51%) Penetration Testing
9 35 (5.36%) Configuration Management
10 34 (5.21%) Incident Management
11 33 (5.05%) Data Protection
12 31 (4.75%) Disaster Recovery
12 31 (4.75%) Project Planning
13 29 (4.44%) Business Intelligence
14 28 (4.29%) Business Continuity
15 27 (4.13%) E-Commerce
15 27 (4.13%) Security Management
15 27 (4.13%) Capacity Planning
Programming Languages
1 114 (17.46%) SQL
2 57 (8.73%) PL/SQL
3 26 (3.98%) Java
4 24 (3.68%) Perl
5 23 (3.52%) Shell Script
6 22 (3.37%) C#
7 14 (2.14%) Korn
7 14 (2.14%) AWK
7 14 (2.14%) C-shell
7 14 (2.14%) Bash Shell
8 10 (1.53%) VB
9 9 (1.38%) ABAP
9 9 (1.38%) C++
9 9 (1.38%) C
10 8 (1.23%) JavaScript
10 8 (1.23%) VB.NET
11 7 (1.07%) PowerShell
11 7 (1.07%) VBA
11 7 (1.07%) VBScript
12 5 (0.77%) REXX
Qualifications
1 116 (17.76%) Degree
2 95 (14.55%) CISSP
3 80 (12.25%) CISA
4 66 (10.11%) CISM
5 36 (5.51%) CCA
6 28 (4.29%) ITIL Certification
7 26 (3.98%) Cisco Certification
7 26 (3.98%) CCNA
8 25 (3.83%) Microsoft Certification
9 24 (3.68%) PCI QSA
10 16 (2.45%) Security Cleared
11 15 (2.30%) CRISC
11 15 (2.30%) CCNP
11 15 (2.30%) PMP
11 15 (2.30%) PMI Certification
12 14 (2.14%) MCSE
12 14 (2.14%) ACCA
12 14 (2.14%) SC Cleared
13 13 (1.99%) CIMA
14 9 (1.38%) ISSAP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 153 (23.43%) PCI DSS
2 99 (15.16%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 74 (11.33%) COBIT
4 37 (5.67%) Basel II
5 31 (4.75%) SLA
6 27 (4.13%) QA
7 26 (3.98%) Basel III
8 25 (3.83%) ISO 8583
9 20 (3.06%) Solvency II
10 17 (2.60%) CRD IV
11 16 (2.45%) MiFID
12 15 (2.30%) GPG13
12 15 (2.30%) ISO/IEC 17799
13 12 (1.84%) IAS 39
14 11 (1.68%) COSO
14 11 (1.68%) BS7799
15 10 (1.53%) ISO 9001
16 9 (1.38%) BS25999
16 9 (1.38%) COREP
17 7 (1.07%) GAAP
System Software
1 68 (10.41%) Active Directory
2 40 (6.13%) Oracle RAC
3 35 (5.36%) Oracle RMAN
4 22 (3.37%) ISA Server
5 20 (3.06%) VMware ESXi
6 16 (2.45%) KVM
7 14 (2.14%) Squid
8 13 (1.99%) VMware Infrastructure
9 11 (1.68%) Snort
10 6 (0.92%) Hyper-V
11 5 (0.77%) ACF2
11 5 (0.77%) RACF
12 4 (0.61%) vSphere
13 3 (0.46%) Gluster
13 3 (0.46%) VMware ESX
14 2 (0.31%) NFS
14 2 (0.31%) Tivoli Workload Scheduler
14 2 (0.31%) Samba
14 2 (0.31%) XenApp
15 1 (0.15%) Citrix Presentation Server
Systems Management
1 41 (6.28%) SCCM
2 35 (5.36%) Data Guard
3 21 (3.22%) ARCserve
4 14 (2.14%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
5 10 (1.53%) Tivoli
6 6 (0.92%) Oracle Statspack
7 5 (0.77%) CA Endevor
7 5 (0.77%) Opscode Chef
8 3 (0.46%) Nessus
8 3 (0.46%) NetBackup
8 3 (0.46%) Backup Exec
9 2 (0.31%) BMC PATROL
9 2 (0.31%) McAfee ePO
9 2 (0.31%) Puppet
10 1 (0.15%) Oracle Identity Manager
10 1 (0.15%) Oracle Identity Management
10 1 (0.15%) Forefront Identity Manager
10 1 (0.15%) Tivoli Identity Manager
10 1 (0.15%) MOM
Vendors
1 127 (19.45%) Oracle
2 71 (10.87%) SAP
3 56 (8.58%) Microsoft
4 48 (7.35%) Cisco
5 40 (6.13%) Websense
6 35 (5.36%) Juniper
7 34 (5.21%) F5
8 27 (4.13%) ServiceNow
9 25 (3.83%) McAfee
10 20 (3.06%) CheckPoint
11 19 (2.91%) CA
11 19 (2.91%) Sun
12 18 (2.76%) Sourcefire
12 18 (2.76%) VMware
13 16 (2.45%) Blue Coat
14 15 (2.30%) IBM
15 14 (2.14%) Apple
16 13 (1.99%) Symantec
16 13 (1.99%) PeopleSoft
16 13 (1.99%) HP
London
Connectus
Salary: £45000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 1 hour ago
Huntingdon, Cambridgeshire
Interaction Recruitment PLC
Salary: Negotiable for the right qualified candidate
Posted: 3 hours ago
UK
CSC
Salary: From £50 to £75 per annum
Posted: 4 hours ago
Central London / West End
Eligo Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £64000 - £68000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 5 hours ago
City, London
McGregor Boyall
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum
Posted: 7 hours ago
Hook, Hampshire
Proprius Recruitment
Salary: From £32,000 to £38,800 per annum
Posted: 9 hours ago
London
NES Global Talent
Salary: £1 - Exec Package
Posted: 9 hours ago
South East
Shell
Posted: Yesterday
South West
Shell
Posted: Yesterday
London
Connectus
Posted: 2 days ago
Dunstable, Bedfordshire
Verticality Ltd
Salary: 40 - 50K Base 50 - 60K with oncall / O/T
Posted: 2 days ago
Slough, Berkshire
Coal IT Services
Salary: £60,000 per annum + 7% on-call + 10% Bonus + Bens
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
Ace European Group
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 2 days ago
Crawley, West Sussex
Ace European Group
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 2 days ago
Crawley, West Sussex
Comtecs
Salary: £32000 - £36000 Per Annum + Excellent Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Crawley, West Sussex
Comtecs
Salary: £32000 - £36000 Per Annum + Excellent Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Vertical IT
Salary: £60000 - £70000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
Liverpool, Merseyside
Experis Ltd
Salary: £51000.00 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Berkshire
HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Salary: £60000.00 - £120000.00 per annum + Excellent
Posted: 5 days ago
Newbury
The People Network
Salary: £65000 - £75000 per annum + Bonus, Pension, Health, Life
Posted: 13 days ago