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 22 May 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
22 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Sarbanes-Oxley (SOX, Sarbox)
Rank 577 621 498
Rank change year-on-year
+44 -123
Permanent jobs citing Sarbanes-Oxley 320 303 444
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.30% 0.26% 0.41%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 2.80% 2.46% 4.09%
Number of salaries quoted 200 211 293
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 £39,750 £37,000 £34,000
10% offered a salary of more than £80,000 £70,000 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £53,750 £45,000 £44,000
% change year-on-year
+19.44% +2.27%

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
11437 12319 10859
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 10.70% 10.49% 9.98%
Number of salaries quoted 9001 9689 8777
Average salary £46,000 £45,000 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+2.22% -
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 22 May 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 22 May 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 +39 301 £57,500 +18.55% 38
London +64 145 £58,750 +11.90% 13
South East +8 87 £59,250 +31.66% 7
Berkshire +16 45 £65,000 +54.76%
City of London +61 42 £50,000 +3.09% 4
Yorkshire +24 20 £63,000 +33.33% 2
West Yorkshire +35 19 £63,000 +33.33% 1
Surrey +27 18 £47,500 +5.55%
South West 0 17 £45,819 +40.98% 5
Canary Wharf +15 16 £47,500 -
Scotland +26 13 £49,000 +8.88% 2
North West -3 13 £47,500 -5.00% 5
Reading -5 10 £45,000 +12.50%
Glasgow +13 9 £49,000 -
Manchester +13 8 £47,500 -13.63% 4
West Sussex -2 8 £50,750 +4.10%
Hampshire +3 7 £70,000 +55.55%
Buckinghamshire -11 7 £33,750 -34.14% 5
West Midlands -11 7 £43,500 -24.34% 3
Leeds +18 6 £63,000 +50.00%
Gloucestershire -6 6 £37,500 +25.00% 1
Gloucester - 6 £37,500 - 1
Bristol - 6 £45,819 - 2
Bradford -16 5 - -
East of England -16 5 £45,000 +2.27% 2
North East - 5 £43,500 -
Dorset - 5 £85,000 -
Edinburgh +18 4 - - 2
Kent +12 4 £47,500 +5.55% 1
Newbury +4 4 £55,000 +100.00%

Sarbanes-Oxley
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 22 May 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.

1 283 (44.15%) Finance
2 180 (28.08%) Information Security
3 162 (25.27%) ITIL
4 154 (24.02%) Windows
5 144 (22.46%) ISO/IEC 27001
6 142 (22.15%) PCI DSS
7 132 (20.59%) CISSP
8 107 (16.69%) Risk Management
9 106 (16.54%) Degree
10 104 (16.22%) Banking
10 104 (16.22%) Active Directory
11 84 (13.10%) CISA
12 83 (12.95%) CISM
13 78 (12.17%) Firewall
14 72 (11.23%) Cisco
15 70 (10.92%) Retail
15 70 (10.92%) COBIT
16 69 (10.76%) TCP/IP
17 67 (10.45%) PRINCE2
18 66 (10.30%) Analytical Skills
19 65 (10.14%) Change Management
20 64 (9.98%) Microsoft
21 63 (9.83%) UNIX
21 63 (9.83%) Management Information System
22 60 (9.36%) Disaster Recovery
23 59 (9.20%) SAP
23 59 (9.20%) SQL
24 58 (9.05%) Project Management
24 58 (9.05%) Microsoft Certification
25 57 (8.89%) Business Intelligence

Sarbanes-Oxley
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 22 May 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 30 (4.68%) MS Exchange
2 19 (2.96%) SharePoint
2 19 (2.96%) Exchange Server 2010
3 16 (2.50%) Exchange Server 2007
4 12 (1.87%) SAS
5 7 (1.09%) Exchange Server 2013
6 6 (0.94%) IIS
7 5 (0.78%) WebLogic
7 5 (0.78%) BizTalk Server
7 5 (0.78%) Lync
8 4 (0.62%) JCAPS
8 4 (0.62%) Apache
8 4 (0.62%) Tomcat
9 3 (0.47%) CMS
9 3 (0.47%) Oracle HTTP Server
9 3 (0.47%) WebLogic Portal
9 3 (0.47%) SharePoint 2013
10 1 (0.16%) WebSphere
10 1 (0.16%) Oracle Application Server
10 1 (0.16%) IBM Notes
Applications
1 33 (5.15%) MS Excel
2 26 (4.06%) MS Office
3 2 (0.31%) Adobe Creative Suite
3 2 (0.31%) MS Visio
3 2 (0.31%) MS PowerPoint
4 1 (0.16%) Windchill
4 1 (0.16%) MS Project
4 1 (0.16%) SPSS
Business Applications
1 15 (2.34%) SAP CO
1 15 (2.34%) SAP FI
2 14 (2.18%) SAP FI/CO
3 11 (1.72%) SAP FI-AP
4 8 (1.25%) Oracle EBS R12
5 7 (1.09%) Oracle General Ledger
6 6 (0.94%) Oracle Receivables
6 6 (0.94%) Oracle Assets
6 6 (0.94%) Oracle Payables
7 5 (0.78%) Oracle Financials
7 5 (0.78%) SAP SD
8 4 (0.62%) SAP LE
8 4 (0.62%) Oracle Subledger Accounting
8 4 (0.62%) Oracle AGIS
8 4 (0.62%) SAP MM
8 4 (0.62%) SAP SCM
9 3 (0.47%) SAP Oil and Gas
9 3 (0.47%) Oracle EBS
9 3 (0.47%) SAP HR
9 3 (0.47%) SAP GRC
Cloud Services
1 16 (2.50%) SaaS
2 3 (0.47%) Azure Active Directory
2 3 (0.47%) Microsoft Azure
2 3 (0.47%) Office 365
3 2 (0.31%) Cloud Computing
4 1 (0.16%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 78 (12.17%) Firewall
2 69 (10.76%) TCP/IP
3 46 (7.18%) LAN
4 38 (5.93%) DNS
5 36 (5.62%) SAN
6 32 (4.99%) Network Security
7 28 (4.37%) Cisco ASA
8 25 (3.90%) WAN
9 21 (3.28%) DHCP
10 18 (2.81%) Intrusion Detection
11 17 (2.65%) FTP
12 14 (2.18%) SSL
13 13 (2.03%) VPN
14 12 (1.87%) Internet
15 6 (0.94%) DMZ
15 6 (0.94%) Wireless
16 5 (0.78%) HTTP
16 5 (0.78%) NAS
17 3 (0.47%) IPsec
17 3 (0.47%) SNMP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 51 (7.96%) SQL Server
2 28 (4.37%) Data Warehouse
3 21 (3.28%) Relational Database
4 17 (2.65%) Oracle Database
5 13 (2.03%) SQL Server 2008
6 12 (1.87%) Big Data
7 11 (1.72%) MS Access
8 10 (1.56%) Oracle Reports
9 9 (1.40%) Enterprise Data Warehouse
9 9 (1.40%) Oracle Database 11g
10 8 (1.25%) BusinessObjects Web Intelligence
10 8 (1.25%) SAP BW
11 7 (1.09%) SQL Server Integration Services
11 7 (1.09%) SAP BI
11 7 (1.09%) Oracle Database 12c
12 6 (0.94%) SQL Server 2005
13 5 (0.78%) BusinessObjects
14 4 (0.62%) MongoDB
14 4 (0.62%) SQL Server 2012
14 4 (0.62%) Xcelsius
Development Applications
1 5 (0.78%) Team Foundation Server
2 4 (0.62%) Oracle Forms
2 4 (0.62%) CruiseControl
3 3 (0.47%) ProC
4 1 (0.16%) Subversion
4 1 (0.16%) Maven
4 1 (0.16%) JUnit
4 1 (0.16%) Visual Studio
4 1 (0.16%) Toad
4 1 (0.16%) Yeoman
4 1 (0.16%) JIRA
4 1 (0.16%) Mercurial
4 1 (0.16%) Jenkins
General
1 283 (44.15%) Finance
2 104 (16.22%) Banking
3 70 (10.92%) Retail
4 43 (6.71%) Back Office
5 33 (5.15%) Telecoms
6 27 (4.21%) Investment Banking
7 25 (3.90%) French Language
8 20 (3.12%) Retail Banking
8 20 (3.12%) Front Office
9 18 (2.81%) Manufacturing
10 17 (2.65%) Legal
11 15 (2.34%) Automotive
11 15 (2.34%) Law
12 9 (1.40%) Advertising
12 9 (1.40%) Spanish Language
13 8 (1.25%) German Language
13 8 (1.25%) Italian Language
13 8 (1.25%) Games
14 7 (1.09%) Pharmaceutical
14 7 (1.09%) Portuguese Language
Job Titles
1 147 (22.93%) Analyst
2 60 (9.36%) Consultant
3 45 (7.02%) Architect
3 45 (7.02%) Senior Analyst
4 36 (5.62%) Security Analyst
4 36 (5.62%) Security Manager
5 35 (5.46%) Infrastructure Analyst
6 32 (4.99%) Security Officer
6 32 (4.99%) Risk Manager
7 30 (4.68%) Business Analyst
8 28 (4.37%) Information Security Officer
9 23 (3.59%) Support Engineer
10 22 (3.43%) Security Consultant
11 21 (3.28%) Solutions Architect
11 21 (3.28%) Developer
12 20 (3.12%) Senior Infrastructure Analyst
13 16 (2.50%) Coordinator
13 16 (2.50%) Information Security Analyst
13 16 (2.50%) Information Analyst
14 15 (2.34%) Project Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 22 (3.43%) .NET
2 18 (2.81%) Web Services
3 15 (2.34%) Middleware
4 6 (0.94%) Regular Expression
4 6 (0.94%) XML
4 6 (0.94%) ASP.NET
5 5 (0.78%) EJB
5 5 (0.78%) jQuery
5 5 (0.78%) WCF
6 4 (0.62%) WPF
6 4 (0.62%) Silverlight
6 4 (0.62%) EDI
6 4 (0.62%) J2EE
6 4 (0.62%) JSF
7 3 (0.47%) SOAP
7 3 (0.47%) OC4J
7 3 (0.47%) Application Packaging
8 2 (0.31%) WebSockets
8 2 (0.31%) SailPoint
8 2 (0.31%) HTML5
Miscellaneous
1 66 (10.30%) Analytical Skills
2 63 (9.83%) Management Information System
3 32 (4.99%) Computer Science
4 25 (3.90%) Mathematics
5 22 (3.43%) Data Protection Act
6 19 (2.96%) Cryptography
7 18 (2.81%) Credit Risk
8 17 (2.65%) Derivative
8 17 (2.65%) PKI
8 17 (2.65%) Market Risk
9 15 (2.34%) Client/Server
10 14 (2.18%) Fixed Income
11 12 (1.87%) Enterprise Software
11 12 (1.87%) Blackberry
12 10 (1.56%) FMCG
13 8 (1.25%) Replication
14 7 (1.09%) Mainframe
14 7 (1.09%) Data Structures
15 5 (0.78%) SecurID
15 5 (0.78%) Economics
Operating Systems
1 154 (24.02%) Windows
2 63 (9.83%) UNIX
3 51 (7.96%) Linux
4 44 (6.86%) Windows 7
5 32 (4.99%) Windows Server 2008
6 19 (2.96%) Windows Server 2012
7 18 (2.81%) Windows XP
8 11 (1.72%) Solaris
9 9 (1.40%) Windows 2000
9 9 (1.40%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 8 (1.25%) AIX
11 6 (0.94%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
11 6 (0.94%) SUSE
12 3 (0.47%) Ubuntu
12 3 (0.47%) Windows Server 2003
12 3 (0.47%) Mac OS
12 3 (0.47%) Oracle Linux
13 1 (0.16%) Windows NT
13 1 (0.16%) Mac OS X
13 1 (0.16%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 180 (28.08%) Information Security
2 162 (25.27%) ITIL
3 107 (16.69%) Risk Management
4 67 (10.45%) PRINCE2
5 65 (10.14%) Change Management
6 60 (9.36%) Disaster Recovery
7 58 (9.05%) Project Management
8 57 (8.89%) Business Intelligence
9 53 (8.27%) Security Architecture
10 49 (7.64%) Business Continuity
11 46 (7.18%) Capacity Planning
12 45 (7.02%) Stakeholder Management
13 43 (6.71%) Data Protection
14 41 (6.40%) Service Delivery
15 40 (6.24%) Service Management
16 39 (6.08%) Risk Assessment
17 37 (5.77%) Security Management
18 36 (5.62%) Agile Software Development
18 36 (5.62%) Change Control
19 35 (5.46%) Problem Management
Programming Languages
1 59 (9.20%) SQL
2 40 (6.24%) C
3 19 (2.96%) PL/SQL
3 19 (2.96%) PowerShell
4 18 (2.81%) Java
5 14 (2.18%) C#
6 13 (2.03%) Shell Script
7 12 (1.87%) Perl
8 10 (1.56%) JavaScript
8 10 (1.56%) T-SQL
8 10 (1.56%) VBA
9 9 (1.40%) ABAP
10 6 (0.94%) Python
10 6 (0.94%) C++
11 5 (0.78%) Korn
11 5 (0.78%) AWK
12 4 (0.62%) Uniface
12 4 (0.62%) VB.NET
13 3 (0.47%) VBScript
13 3 (0.47%) VB
Qualifications
1 132 (20.59%) CISSP
2 106 (16.54%) Degree
3 84 (13.10%) CISA
4 83 (12.95%) CISM
5 58 (9.05%) Microsoft Certification
6 48 (7.49%) MCSE
7 41 (6.40%) Cisco Certification
8 39 (6.08%) CCNA
9 33 (5.15%) CRISC
10 31 (4.84%) CCNP
11 26 (4.06%) PMP
11 26 (4.06%) PMI Certification
12 23 (3.59%) ITIL Certification
13 16 (2.50%) PCI QSA
14 14 (2.18%) CCA
14 14 (2.18%) CEH
15 12 (1.87%) MCSA
16 9 (1.40%) CIMA
17 8 (1.25%) ISSAP
17 8 (1.25%) ISSMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 144 (22.46%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 142 (22.15%) PCI DSS
3 70 (10.92%) COBIT
4 37 (5.77%) SLA
5 30 (4.68%) GPG13
6 29 (4.52%) QA
7 17 (2.65%) Basel II
7 17 (2.65%) CRD IV
8 14 (2.18%) ISO/IEC 17799
9 12 (1.87%) BS7799
10 9 (1.40%) ISO 9001
10 9 (1.40%) HIPAA
11 6 (0.94%) COREP
11 6 (0.94%) FINREP
12 5 (0.78%) GxP
12 5 (0.78%) Solvency II
13 4 (0.62%) COSO
14 3 (0.47%) FISMA
14 3 (0.47%) Data Quality
15 2 (0.31%) AICPA
System Software
1 104 (16.22%) Active Directory
2 33 (5.15%) VMware Infrastructure
3 28 (4.37%) Squid
4 27 (4.21%) VMware ESX
5 15 (2.34%) Hyper-V
6 14 (2.18%) XenApp
7 8 (1.25%) Oracle RAC
8 4 (0.62%) Xen
8 4 (0.62%) Oracle Clusterware
9 3 (0.47%) Samba
9 3 (0.47%) Microsoft App-V
9 3 (0.47%) NFS
10 2 (0.31%) VMware ESXi
10 2 (0.31%) vSphere
10 2 (0.31%) UAG
11 1 (0.16%) Snort
11 1 (0.16%) MetaFrame
11 1 (0.16%) ISA Server
11 1 (0.16%) Terminal Services
11 1 (0.16%) Citrix Presentation Server
Systems Management
1 27 (4.21%) Legato
2 13 (2.03%) Backup Exec
2 13 (2.03%) WSUS
3 8 (1.25%) Data Guard
3 8 (1.25%) SCCM
3 8 (1.25%) Oracle RMAN
4 7 (1.09%) Tivoli Storage Manager
5 6 (0.94%) Tivoli
6 5 (0.78%) SCOM
7 3 (0.47%) WMI
7 3 (0.47%) OpenView
7 3 (0.47%) Nagios
7 3 (0.47%) Cacti
7 3 (0.47%) Dollar Universe
7 3 (0.47%) Red Hat Satellite
8 2 (0.31%) Forefront Identity Manager
8 2 (0.31%) Norton AntiVirus
9 1 (0.16%) Nessus
9 1 (0.16%) WebInspect
9 1 (0.16%) NetBackup
Vendors
1 72 (11.23%) Cisco
2 64 (9.98%) Microsoft
3 59 (9.20%) SAP
4 54 (8.42%) Oracle
5 51 (7.96%) VMware
6 33 (5.15%) Websense
7 32 (4.99%) CheckPoint
8 31 (4.84%) EMC
9 29 (4.52%) HP
10 28 (4.37%) Blue Coat
11 27 (4.21%) CommVault
11 27 (4.21%) NetApp
12 22 (3.43%) Symantec
13 21 (3.28%) Citrix
14 17 (2.65%) IBM
14 17 (2.65%) Business Objects
15 14 (2.18%) Qualys
16 13 (2.03%) WorldPay
17 10 (1.56%) Juniper
18 9 (1.40%) Sourcefire
Manchester
Williams and Glyn
Posted: 3 days ago
Manchester
Williams and Glyn
Posted: 3 days ago
Edinburgh
Williams and Glyn
Posted: 3 days ago
South East
Verticality Ltd
Salary: 40 - 50K Base 50 - 60K with oncall / O/T
Posted: 3 days ago
East London
Fusion Experience
Salary: Up to £125,000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Milton Keynes, Buckinghamshire
Hydrogen Group
Salary: £55000 - £70000 per annum + Bonus + Benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
City, London
People Source Consulting
Salary: £80000 - £110000 per annum + 20% bonus, 30 days holiday
Posted: 6 days ago
Bolton, Lancashire
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 40,000 - 45,000 + Bens
Posted: 6 days ago
Bristol, Avon
Redrock Consulting Ltd
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
Central London / West End
Sopra Steria Recruitment
Salary: From £55,000 to £65,000 per annum + 15% Flexible Benefits and bonus
Posted: 10 days ago
East London
TFCS Total Finance Corporate Services Ltd
Salary: Market competitive salary and Excellent Benefits package offered
Posted: 11 days ago
Milton Keynes
White Clarke Group
Salary: £38k-£50k
Posted: 11 days ago
City, London
Bank of America Merrill Lynch
Posted: 12 days ago
Milton Keynes
Interquest - IQ Tech
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum + car, pension, healthcare
Posted: 13 days ago
Coventry
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Salary: £43500.00 per annum
Posted: 13 days ago
Buckinghamshire
Venturi
Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum + Benefits + Bonus
Posted: 16 days ago
Birmingham
Nigel Frank International Limited - Newcastle
Salary: £55000 - £65000 per annum + Holidays / Benefits
Posted: 17 days ago
Coventry
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Salary: £45000.00 - £50000.00 per annum
Posted: 17 days ago
City, London
Goldman Sachs
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 19 days ago
Bedford
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Salary: £60000.00 - £90000.00 per annum
Posted: 19 days ago