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 29 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
29 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Sarbanes-Oxley (SOX, Sarbox)
Rank 578 500 524
Rank change year-on-year
-78 +24
Permanent jobs citing Sarbanes-Oxley 344 412 416
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.30% 0.39% 0.36%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 2.78% 3.80% 3.40%
Number of salaries quoted 248 284 296
Average salary £47,500 £50,000 £47,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-5.00% +5.26%
90% offered a salary of more than £34,000 £32,500 £31,200
10% offered a salary of more than £74,550 £80,000 £75,300
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £47,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year
-5.26% +5.55%

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
12376 10833 12220
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 10.63% 10.18% 10.46%
Number of salaries quoted 9544 8499 10049
Average salary £45,000 £46,500 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-3.22% +3.33%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £28,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £70,000 £74,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £41,000
% change year-on-year
- -2.43%

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 29 August 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 29 August 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 -86 324 £47,500 -5.00% 30
London -57 127 £53,250 +1.42% 10
South East -31 107 £47,500 - 13
Berkshire +23 67 £54,500 +21.11% 4
East of England -5 41 £42,000 -4.54%
City of London -25 33 £60,000 +20.00% 4
Newbury +23 29 £50,000 +25.00% 1
Slough +18 24 £57,500 +27.77% 1
Bedfordshire +12 21 £42,000 -16.00%
Crawley +20 18 £34,000 -26.48% 2
West Sussex +6 18 £34,000 -28.42% 3
Hertfordshire -3 18 £48,000 +28.00%
West Midlands -5 18 £41,500 -14.87% 1
Luton - 16 £42,000 -
Scotland -10 14 £61,250 +19.51% 2
South West -22 12 £40,000 +23.07% 4
West Yorkshire -30 12 £45,000 -21.73% 1
Yorkshire -40 12 £45,000 -21.73% 1
North West -15 10 £50,000 -13.04% 2
Reading -5 9 £47,500 -29.62% 1
Birmingham +8 8 £42,500 -15.00%
Edinburgh -7 8 - - 2
Leeds -21 8 £43,750 - 1
Surrey -29 7 £36,000 - 4
Hemel Hempstead - 7 £38,500 -
Merseyside +12 6 £50,000 - 2
Buckinghamshire -7 6 £50,000 -6.97% 3
Stirling -14 6 £61,250 -25.75%
Hampshire -22 6 £45,000 +4.65% 1
Liverpool - 6 £50,000 - 2

Sarbanes-Oxley
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 29 August 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.

1 260 (40.94%) Finance
2 202 (31.81%) ITIL
3 165 (25.98%) Windows
4 159 (25.04%) PCI DSS
5 124 (19.53%) Oracle
5 124 (19.53%) Banking
6 111 (17.48%) Information Security
7 107 (16.85%) SQL
8 106 (16.69%) Degree
9 102 (16.06%) Linux
9 102 (16.06%) ISO/IEC 27001
10 95 (14.96%) COBIT
11 94 (14.80%) UNIX
12 90 (14.17%) CISSP
13 80 (12.60%) Network Security
14 76 (11.97%) Active Directory
15 75 (11.81%) Risk Management
16 74 (11.65%) Retail
17 72 (11.34%) CISA
18 70 (11.02%) Management Information System
19 68 (10.71%) Data Security
20 65 (10.24%) CISM
21 64 (10.08%) Change Management
22 61 (9.61%) PRINCE2
23 60 (9.45%) SQL Server
24 59 (9.29%) SAP
24 59 (9.29%) Stakeholder Management
25 56 (8.82%) MS Office
25 56 (8.82%) Microsoft
26 55 (8.66%) TCP/IP

Sarbanes-Oxley
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 29 August 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 35 (5.51%) IIS
2 31 (4.88%) MS Exchange
3 19 (2.99%) Exchange Server 2007
3 19 (2.99%) Exchange Server 2013
4 18 (2.83%) Exchange Server 2003
5 8 (1.26%) SharePoint
6 7 (1.10%) SAS
6 7 (1.10%) NetWeaver
6 7 (1.10%) SAP Web AS
6 7 (1.10%) Exchange Server 2010
7 3 (0.47%) Confluence
7 3 (0.47%) MS Project Server
8 2 (0.31%) CMS
8 2 (0.31%) Oracle Workflow
8 2 (0.31%) WebLogic
8 2 (0.31%) Apache
8 2 (0.31%) Elasticsearch
9 1 (0.16%) OpenStack
9 1 (0.16%) Tomcat
9 1 (0.16%) PowerExchange
Applications
1 56 (8.82%) MS Office
2 52 (8.19%) MS Excel
3 40 (6.30%) MS Visio
4 20 (3.15%) MS Project
5 5 (0.79%) MS PowerPoint
6 1 (0.16%) InfoPath
6 1 (0.16%) SPSS
Business Applications
1 20 (3.15%) Oracle General Ledger
2 12 (1.89%) Oracle EBS
3 11 (1.73%) SAP GRC
4 9 (1.42%) Oracle Payables
5 7 (1.10%) Finacle
5 7 (1.10%) Oracle EBS R12
5 7 (1.10%) Temenos T24
5 7 (1.10%) FLEXCUBE
5 7 (1.10%) Misys Equation
6 6 (0.94%) SAP SD
6 6 (0.94%) Oracle Assets
7 5 (0.79%) Oracle iProcurement
7 5 (0.79%) Oracle Financials
7 5 (0.79%) Remedy ITSM
8 4 (0.63%) SAP ERP
8 4 (0.63%) HFM
8 4 (0.63%) Oracle Applications
9 3 (0.47%) Dynamics NAV
9 3 (0.47%) Markit EDM
10 2 (0.31%) SAP FI
Cloud Services
1 3 (0.47%) Amazon AWS
2 2 (0.31%) SaaS
2 2 (0.31%) Google Apps
2 2 (0.31%) Office 365
3 1 (0.16%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 80 (12.60%) Network Security
2 55 (8.66%) TCP/IP
3 42 (6.61%) Firewall
4 36 (5.67%) DNS
5 31 (4.88%) Internet
6 30 (4.72%) DHCP
7 28 (4.41%) SSL
8 27 (4.25%) LAN
9 25 (3.94%) SMS
10 24 (3.78%) WAN
11 23 (3.62%) SAN
12 17 (2.68%) NAS
13 16 (2.52%) VPN
14 15 (2.36%) Intrusion Detection
15 14 (2.20%) Cisco ASA
16 8 (1.26%) Cisco PIX
16 8 (1.26%) FTP
17 7 (1.10%) LDAP
17 7 (1.10%) NetScreen
18 5 (0.79%) DMZ
Database & Business Intelligence
1 60 (9.45%) SQL Server
2 49 (7.72%) Oracle Database
3 40 (6.30%) Oracle Database 11g
4 35 (5.51%) Relational Database
5 22 (3.46%) RDBMS
6 17 (2.68%) DB2
7 16 (2.52%) Data Warehouse
8 14 (2.20%) Oracle Reports
8 14 (2.20%) Oracle9i Database
9 11 (1.73%) Oracle Database 10g
10 9 (1.42%) SQLPlus
11 7 (1.10%) SQL Server 2008
12 6 (0.94%) SQL Server Reporting Services
12 6 (0.94%) SAP BW
13 5 (0.79%) OLTP
13 5 (0.79%) SQL Server Integration Services
13 5 (0.79%) BusinessObjects Web Intelligence
14 4 (0.63%) SQL Server Analysis Services
14 4 (0.63%) Sybase ASE
14 4 (0.63%) Hyperion Smart View
Development Applications
1 6 (0.94%) JIRA
2 4 (0.63%) Toad
3 3 (0.47%) Atlassian Bamboo
3 3 (0.47%) RSpec
3 3 (0.47%) Capybara
4 2 (0.31%) Eclipse
5 1 (0.16%) Visual Studio
5 1 (0.16%) Oracle Forms
5 1 (0.16%) Metasploit
5 1 (0.16%) Oracle APEX
General
1 260 (40.94%) Finance
2 124 (19.53%) Banking
3 74 (11.65%) Retail
4 35 (5.51%) Retail Banking
5 32 (5.04%) Telecoms
6 26 (4.09%) Marketing
7 20 (3.15%) Legal
8 16 (2.52%) Investment Banking
9 15 (2.36%) Back Office
10 14 (2.20%) General Ledger
11 11 (1.73%) Law
12 8 (1.26%) Front Office
12 8 (1.26%) Multimedia
12 8 (1.26%) French Language
13 7 (1.10%) Automotive
14 5 (0.79%) Pharmaceutical
14 5 (0.79%) Manufacturing
14 5 (0.79%) Games
15 4 (0.63%) Advertising
16 3 (0.47%) German Language
Job Titles
1 175 (27.56%) Analyst
2 84 (13.23%) Consultant
3 60 (9.45%) Business Analyst
4 52 (8.19%) Security Consultant
5 47 (7.40%) Administrator
6 28 (4.41%) IT Consultant
7 27 (4.25%) Project Manager
7 27 (4.25%) Support Analyst
8 26 (4.09%) Payments Business Analyst
9 25 (3.94%) Developer
9 25 (3.94%) DBA
10 23 (3.62%) Infrastructure Engineer
10 23 (3.62%) Security Engineer
11 19 (2.99%) Senior Analyst
11 19 (2.99%) Oracle DBA
12 18 (2.83%) Service Manager
13 16 (2.52%) Security Analyst
13 16 (2.52%) Architect
13 16 (2.52%) IT Security Consultant
13 16 (2.52%) Server Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 39 (6.14%) Web Services
2 20 (3.15%) .NET
3 10 (1.57%) ASP.NET
4 8 (1.26%) HTML
5 7 (1.10%) SAP Basis
6 6 (0.94%) .NET Framework
7 5 (0.79%) ISPF
7 5 (0.79%) XML
7 5 (0.79%) WCF
8 4 (0.63%) LINQ
8 4 (0.63%) Classic ASP
8 4 (0.63%) Middleware
9 3 (0.47%) CSS
9 3 (0.47%) ODBC
9 3 (0.47%) HTML5
9 3 (0.47%) Memcached
9 3 (0.47%) Sinatra
9 3 (0.47%) FFmpeg
9 3 (0.47%) Backbone.js
10 2 (0.31%) Regular Expression
Miscellaneous
1 70 (11.02%) Management Information System
2 39 (6.14%) Computer Science
3 35 (5.51%) APACS
4 33 (5.20%) SWIFT
5 27 (4.25%) Cryptography
6 25 (3.94%) IVR
7 18 (2.83%) Replication
8 15 (2.36%) Derivative
9 13 (2.05%) Client/Server
10 12 (1.89%) Mainframe
10 12 (1.89%) STB
10 12 (1.89%) Reference Data
11 11 (1.73%) Mathematics
12 10 (1.57%) Data Protection Act
13 9 (1.42%) AS400
14 8 (1.26%) Credit Risk
14 8 (1.26%) Market Risk
15 5 (0.79%) IBM Mainframe
15 5 (0.79%) FMCG
15 5 (0.79%) CLARiiON
Operating Systems
1 165 (25.98%) Windows
2 102 (16.06%) Linux
3 94 (14.80%) UNIX
4 34 (5.35%) Solaris
5 27 (4.25%) Windows Server 2008
6 18 (2.83%) SUSE
7 17 (2.68%) Windows Server 2012
8 15 (2.36%) Oracle Linux
9 12 (1.89%) zOS
10 11 (1.73%) Windows Server 2003
11 9 (1.42%) Windows 2000
12 7 (1.10%) Windows XP
13 5 (0.79%) Windows 8
13 5 (0.79%) Mac OS
14 3 (0.47%) Windows 7
14 3 (0.47%) CentOS
14 3 (0.47%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
15 2 (0.31%) Ubuntu
15 2 (0.31%) AIX
16 1 (0.16%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 202 (31.81%) ITIL
2 111 (17.48%) Information Security
3 75 (11.81%) Risk Management
4 68 (10.71%) Data Security
5 64 (10.08%) Change Management
6 61 (9.61%) PRINCE2
7 59 (9.29%) Stakeholder Management
8 55 (8.66%) Project Management
9 37 (5.83%) Security Management
9 37 (5.83%) Penetration Testing
10 36 (5.67%) Migration
11 34 (5.35%) Data Protection
12 32 (5.04%) Configuration Management
12 32 (5.04%) Project Planning
13 28 (4.41%) Requirements Analysis
13 28 (4.41%) Disaster Recovery
13 28 (4.41%) Kalman Filter
14 27 (4.25%) E-Commerce
14 27 (4.25%) Capacity Planning
15 26 (4.09%) Service Management
Programming Languages
1 107 (16.85%) SQL
2 51 (8.03%) PL/SQL
3 24 (3.78%) Java
4 23 (3.62%) Shell Script
5 21 (3.31%) Perl
6 18 (2.83%) C#
7 13 (2.05%) AWK
7 13 (2.05%) Korn
7 13 (2.05%) C-shell
7 13 (2.05%) Bash Shell
8 11 (1.73%) VB
9 9 (1.42%) VBScript
9 9 (1.42%) ABAP
9 9 (1.42%) C++
10 8 (1.26%) JavaScript
10 8 (1.26%) VB.NET
11 7 (1.10%) C
12 5 (0.79%) COBOL
12 5 (0.79%) VBA
12 5 (0.79%) Assembly Language
Qualifications
1 106 (16.69%) Degree
2 90 (14.17%) CISSP
3 72 (11.34%) CISA
4 65 (10.24%) CISM
5 31 (4.88%) CCA
6 28 (4.41%) PCI QSA
6 28 (4.41%) Cisco Certification
6 28 (4.41%) ITIL Certification
6 28 (4.41%) CCNA
7 26 (4.09%) Microsoft Certification
8 18 (2.83%) MCSE
9 17 (2.68%) CCNP
10 15 (2.36%) PMP
10 15 (2.36%) PMI Certification
11 12 (1.89%) ISSAP
11 12 (1.89%) ISSMP
11 12 (1.89%) Security Cleared
11 12 (1.89%) CRISC
12 10 (1.57%) SC Cleared
12 10 (1.57%) ACCA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 159 (25.04%) PCI DSS
2 102 (16.06%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 95 (14.96%) COBIT
4 38 (5.98%) Basel II
5 27 (4.25%) SLA
6 25 (3.94%) ISO 8583
6 25 (3.94%) Solvency II
7 23 (3.62%) Basel III
8 20 (3.15%) QA
9 16 (2.52%) GPG13
10 15 (2.36%) ISO 9001
11 14 (2.20%) ISO/IEC 17799
11 14 (2.20%) CRD IV
12 13 (2.05%) COSO
13 12 (1.89%) BS7799
14 10 (1.57%) MiFID
14 10 (1.57%) IAS 39
15 9 (1.42%) COREP
16 6 (0.94%) GAAP
17 3 (0.47%) GAMP
System Software
1 76 (11.97%) Active Directory
2 36 (5.67%) Oracle RAC
3 31 (4.88%) Oracle RMAN
4 25 (3.94%) ISA Server
5 23 (3.62%) VMware ESXi
6 16 (2.52%) KVM
7 14 (2.20%) Squid
8 13 (2.05%) VMware Infrastructure
9 12 (1.89%) RACF
10 11 (1.73%) Snort
11 7 (1.10%) Hyper-V
12 5 (0.79%) ACF2
13 4 (0.63%) Citrix Presentation Server
14 3 (0.47%) Gluster
14 3 (0.47%) VMware ESX
15 2 (0.31%) NFS
15 2 (0.31%) Samba
15 2 (0.31%) Tivoli Workload Scheduler
15 2 (0.31%) XenApp
15 2 (0.31%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 47 (7.40%) SCCM
2 31 (4.88%) Data Guard
3 23 (3.62%) ARCserve
4 13 (2.05%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
5 12 (1.89%) Tivoli
6 5 (0.79%) CA Endevor
7 4 (0.63%) Opscode Chef
8 2 (0.31%) McAfee ePO
8 2 (0.31%) Backup Exec
8 2 (0.31%) Nessus
8 2 (0.31%) BMC PATROL
9 1 (0.16%) Nagios
9 1 (0.16%) Tivoli Identity Manager
9 1 (0.16%) MOM
9 1 (0.16%) Puppet
9 1 (0.16%) Oracle Identity Manager
9 1 (0.16%) Oracle Identity Management
9 1 (0.16%) Forefront Identity Manager
9 1 (0.16%) Oracle Statspack
Vendors
1 124 (19.53%) Oracle
2 59 (9.29%) SAP
3 56 (8.82%) Microsoft
4 53 (8.35%) Cisco
5 42 (6.61%) Websense
6 35 (5.51%) Juniper
7 33 (5.20%) F5
8 29 (4.57%) ServiceNow
9 25 (3.94%) McAfee
10 22 (3.46%) CheckPoint
10 22 (3.46%) IBM
11 18 (2.83%) Sun
11 18 (2.83%) VMware
12 17 (2.68%) CA
12 17 (2.68%) Apple
13 16 (2.52%) Blue Coat
14 15 (2.36%) Sourcefire
14 15 (2.36%) HP
15 14 (2.20%) Business Objects
16 13 (2.05%) PeopleSoft
City, London
Clear Edge Consulting
Salary: From £35,000 to £40,000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Walsall, West Midlands (County)
Robert Walters
Salary: £38000 - £50000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Surrey or London or Middlesex or Bucks or Berks or...
Rushworths Associates
Salary: Competitive base + bonus, car / car allowance & benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Swindon, Wiltshire
KDR
Salary: £50000 - £75000 per annum + Car, BIG Bonus and Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
UK
CSC
Salary: From £50 to £65 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Liverpool, Merseyside
Experis Ltd
Salary: £51000.00 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Liverpool or London
QVC
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 3 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Salary: £28000.00 - £36000.00 per annum + Excellent Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
UK
Acumin
Salary: Up to £85,000 per annum plus car and bonus
Posted: 3 days ago
West Sussex
Comtecs
Salary: £32000 - £36000 Per Annum + Excellent Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Crawley, West Sussex
Comtecs
Salary: £26000 - £32000 Per Annum To £32k + Strong Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Slough, Berkshire
HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Salary: £50000.00 - £58000.00 per annum + Excellent
Posted: 4 days ago
London
Experis Ltd
Salary: £35000.00 - £45000.00 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Hook, or Manchester
Networkers Plc
Salary: Up to UKP 50000 per year
Posted: 4 days ago
West London
Volt
Salary: £72000 - £80000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Newbury, Berkshire
The People Network
Salary: £60000 - £65000 per annum + Bonus, Pension, Health, Life
Posted: 4 days ago
Crawley, West Sussex
Comtecs
Salary: £32000 - £36000 Per Annum + Excellent Benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Surrey or London or Middlesex or Bucks or Berks or...
Rushworths Associates
Salary: £55,000 - £85,000 per year
Posted: 8 days ago
Bristol
Deerfoot IT
Salary: £60000 - £70000 per annum + bonus, benefits
Posted: 11 days ago
City of London
Deerfoot IT
Salary: £60000 per annum
Posted: 12 days ago