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 22 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
22 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Sarbanes-Oxley (SOX, Sarbox)
Rank 618 527 531
Rank change year-on-year
-91 +4
Permanent jobs citing Sarbanes-Oxley 289 387 381
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.25% 0.36% 0.32%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 2.37% 3.51% 3.35%
Number of salaries quoted 214 258 319
Average salary £48,250 £50,000 £46,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-3.50% +7.52%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £37,500 £34,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £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
12178 11020 11373
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 10.57% 10.13% 9.62%
Number of salaries quoted 9426 8806 9350
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 22 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 22 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 -103 273 £48,000 - 25
London -95 107 £53,500 +7.00% 9
South East -25 84 £45,000 - 8
Berkshire +33 54 £50,000 +11.11% 5
East of England -2 37 £43,250 -1.70% 2
Newbury +29 26 £27,500 -31.25% 2
Slough +26 25 £57,500 +27.77% 1
Bedfordshire +14 20 £42,000 -16.00% 1
City of London -39 20 £55,000 +10.00% 4
Luton - 19 £41,000 -
Hertfordshire -2 17 £49,000 +16.66% 1
West Yorkshire -28 13 £45,000 -21.73%
Yorkshire -47 13 £45,000 -21.73%
West Midlands +10 12 £40,750 -18.50% 2
Crawley +22 10 £34,000 -24.44% 2
North West +11 10 £49,250 -24.23% 3
West Sussex +8 10 £34,000 -24.44% 2
Scotland -22 9 £45,000 -14.28%
Buckinghamshire +2 7 £50,000 -13.04%
East Midlands -5 7 £40,000 -9.09%
Watford -16 7 £44,000 +4.76%
Leeds -26 7 £42,500 -2.85%
Edinburgh -14 6 - -
Surrey -22 6 £25,000 -43.18%
Basingstoke +5 5 £45,000 +4.65%
Birmingham +4 5 £42,500 -22.72% 1
Milton Keynes 0 5 £49,000 +8.88%
Hampshire -26 5 £45,000 -5.26%
South West -39 5 £31,250 -23.78% 1
Coventry - 5 £38,250 -

Sarbanes-Oxley
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 22 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.

1 264 (40.68%) Finance
2 165 (25.42%) ITIL
3 149 (22.96%) PCI DSS
4 142 (21.88%) Windows
5 133 (20.49%) Banking
6 126 (19.41%) Oracle
7 112 (17.26%) Degree
8 110 (16.95%) SQL
9 106 (16.33%) Information Security
10 103 (15.87%) Linux
11 99 (15.25%) ISO/IEC 27001
12 91 (14.02%) CISSP
13 85 (13.10%) UNIX
14 82 (12.63%) Change Management
15 77 (11.86%) Management Information System
16 76 (11.71%) CISA
16 76 (11.71%) SAP
17 73 (11.25%) Network Security
18 71 (10.94%) Retail
19 67 (10.32%) Data Security
20 66 (10.17%) COBIT
21 64 (9.86%) Active Directory
22 61 (9.40%) Risk Management
23 60 (9.24%) CISM
24 59 (9.09%) PRINCE2
25 58 (8.94%) Oracle Database
26 57 (8.78%) PL/SQL
27 54 (8.32%) MS Office
27 54 (8.32%) Microsoft
28 53 (8.17%) Computer Science

Sarbanes-Oxley
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 22 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 32 (4.93%) IIS
2 24 (3.70%) MS Exchange
3 18 (2.77%) Exchange Server 2003
4 17 (2.62%) Exchange Server 2007
4 17 (2.62%) Exchange Server 2013
5 13 (2.00%) SharePoint
6 8 (1.23%) NetWeaver
7 7 (1.08%) SAP Web AS
8 6 (0.92%) SAS
9 5 (0.77%) Exchange Server 2010
10 2 (0.31%) Apache
10 2 (0.31%) WebLogic
10 2 (0.31%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
10 2 (0.31%) CMS
10 2 (0.31%) WebSphere
10 2 (0.31%) Confluence
11 1 (0.15%) OpenStack
11 1 (0.15%) Oracle Workflow
11 1 (0.15%) PowerExchange
11 1 (0.15%) Tomcat
Applications
1 54 (8.32%) MS Office
2 51 (7.86%) MS Excel
3 35 (5.39%) MS Visio
4 21 (3.24%) 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 21 (3.24%) SAP GRC
2 15 (2.31%) Oracle General Ledger
3 10 (1.54%) SAP SD
4 9 (1.39%) Finacle
4 9 (1.39%) Temenos T24
4 9 (1.39%) Misys Equation
4 9 (1.39%) FLEXCUBE
5 7 (1.08%) SAP ERP
6 6 (0.92%) Oracle EBS
7 5 (0.77%) Markit EDM
7 5 (0.77%) Remedy ITSM
7 5 (0.77%) HFM
7 5 (0.77%) SAP FI
8 4 (0.62%) SAP FI/CO
8 4 (0.62%) SAP CO
8 4 (0.62%) Oracle Payables
9 3 (0.46%) Dynamics NAV
9 3 (0.46%) Oracle Applications
10 2 (0.31%) Oracle Subledger Accounting
11 1 (0.15%) Oracle Receivables
Cloud Services
1 2 (0.31%) Amazon AWS
1 2 (0.31%) Cloud Computing
1 2 (0.31%) SaaS
1 2 (0.31%) Office 365
2 1 (0.15%) Google Apps
2 1 (0.15%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 73 (11.25%) Network Security
2 52 (8.01%) TCP/IP
3 48 (7.40%) Firewall
4 33 (5.08%) SSL
5 29 (4.47%) DNS
6 28 (4.31%) Internet
7 27 (4.16%) LAN
8 25 (3.85%) SAN
9 24 (3.70%) WAN
9 24 (3.70%) DHCP
10 23 (3.54%) SMS
11 22 (3.39%) Intrusion Detection
12 21 (3.24%) NAS
13 17 (2.62%) Cisco ASA
14 16 (2.47%) VPN
15 12 (1.85%) FTP
16 8 (1.23%) VoIP
16 8 (1.23%) LDAP
16 8 (1.23%) Wireless
16 8 (1.23%) NetScreen
Database & Business Intelligence
1 58 (8.94%) Oracle Database
2 50 (7.70%) SQL Server
3 45 (6.93%) Oracle Database 11g
4 32 (4.93%) Relational Database
5 23 (3.54%) Oracle Reports
6 22 (3.39%) RDBMS
7 16 (2.47%) Data Warehouse
8 15 (2.31%) Oracle9i Database
9 14 (2.16%) DB2
10 10 (1.54%) SAP BW
10 10 (1.54%) SQL Server 2008
11 8 (1.23%) Oracle Database 10g
11 8 (1.23%) SQL Server Reporting Services
11 8 (1.23%) SQL Server Integration Services
12 6 (0.92%) BusinessObjects Web Intelligence
12 6 (0.92%) SQL Server Analysis Services
12 6 (0.92%) QlikView
13 5 (0.77%) Oracle OLAP
13 5 (0.77%) OLTP
13 5 (0.77%) OLAP
Development Applications
1 7 (1.08%) JIRA
2 4 (0.62%) Toad
2 4 (0.62%) Eclipse
3 3 (0.46%) Capybara
3 3 (0.46%) RSpec
4 2 (0.31%) Atlassian Bamboo
4 2 (0.31%) Oracle APEX
5 1 (0.15%) Metasploit
5 1 (0.15%) Visual Studio
General
1 264 (40.68%) Finance
2 133 (20.49%) Banking
3 71 (10.94%) Retail
4 41 (6.32%) Retail Banking
5 34 (5.24%) Telecoms
6 30 (4.62%) Marketing
7 26 (4.01%) Investment Banking
8 24 (3.70%) Legal
9 20 (3.08%) Back Office
10 13 (2.00%) Automotive
11 12 (1.85%) Front Office
12 11 (1.69%) French Language
13 9 (1.39%) General Ledger
13 9 (1.39%) Law
13 9 (1.39%) Manufacturing
14 5 (0.77%) Games
14 5 (0.77%) Pharmaceutical
15 4 (0.62%) Multimedia
15 4 (0.62%) German Language
16 2 (0.31%) Electronics
Job Titles
1 175 (26.96%) Analyst
2 74 (11.40%) Consultant
3 63 (9.71%) Business Analyst
4 45 (6.93%) Administrator
4 45 (6.93%) Security Consultant
5 36 (5.55%) Project Manager
6 33 (5.08%) DBA
7 30 (4.62%) Developer
8 25 (3.85%) Payments Business Analyst
8 25 (3.85%) Security Engineer
9 22 (3.39%) Support Analyst
9 22 (3.39%) Infrastructure Engineer
10 20 (3.08%) Oracle DBA
11 19 (2.93%) IT Consultant
12 18 (2.77%) Architect
12 18 (2.77%) Systems Analyst
13 17 (2.62%) Auditor
13 17 (2.62%) Security Analyst
14 16 (2.47%) Server Engineer
14 16 (2.47%) SAP Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 40 (6.16%) Web Services
2 25 (3.85%) .NET
3 9 (1.39%) ASP.NET
4 8 (1.23%) HTML
4 8 (1.23%) SAP Basis
5 7 (1.08%) WCF
6 6 (0.92%) Middleware
6 6 (0.92%) .NET Framework
7 5 (0.77%) ISPF
7 5 (0.77%) XML
8 4 (0.62%) Classic ASP
8 4 (0.62%) LINQ
9 3 (0.46%) Backbone.js
9 3 (0.46%) FFmpeg
9 3 (0.46%) Sinatra
9 3 (0.46%) Memcached
9 3 (0.46%) HTML5
9 3 (0.46%) WPF
9 3 (0.46%) Silverlight
9 3 (0.46%) SAP ALE
Miscellaneous
1 77 (11.86%) Management Information System
2 53 (8.17%) Computer Science
3 35 (5.39%) APACS
4 31 (4.78%) SWIFT
4 31 (4.78%) Replication
5 28 (4.31%) Cryptography
6 23 (3.54%) IVR
7 18 (2.77%) Reference Data
8 15 (2.31%) Mathematics
9 14 (2.16%) Derivative
10 12 (1.85%) Client/Server
10 12 (1.85%) STB
10 12 (1.85%) Credit Risk
10 12 (1.85%) Market Risk
11 10 (1.54%) Statistics
12 9 (1.39%) Mainframe
13 7 (1.08%) Data Protection Act
14 6 (0.92%) Clustering
15 5 (0.77%) IBM Mainframe
15 5 (0.77%) iSeries
Operating Systems
1 142 (21.88%) Windows
2 103 (15.87%) Linux
3 85 (13.10%) UNIX
4 38 (5.86%) Solaris
5 26 (4.01%) Windows Server 2008
6 24 (3.70%) SUSE
7 22 (3.39%) Oracle Linux
8 18 (2.77%) Windows Server 2012
9 12 (1.85%) zOS
10 8 (1.23%) Windows XP
11 6 (0.92%) Windows 8
12 4 (0.62%) Windows Server 2003
12 4 (0.62%) Windows 7
13 3 (0.46%) CentOS
13 3 (0.46%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
13 3 (0.46%) Mac OS
14 2 (0.31%) Windows Mobile
14 2 (0.31%) Ubuntu
15 1 (0.15%) Mac OS X Server
15 1 (0.15%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 165 (25.42%) ITIL
2 106 (16.33%) Information Security
3 82 (12.63%) Change Management
4 67 (10.32%) Data Security
5 61 (9.40%) Risk Management
6 59 (9.09%) PRINCE2
7 52 (8.01%) Project Management
8 49 (7.55%) Migration
9 44 (6.78%) Stakeholder Management
10 34 (5.24%) Incident Management
10 34 (5.24%) Penetration Testing
11 33 (5.08%) Configuration Management
12 31 (4.78%) Disaster Recovery
13 30 (4.62%) Project Planning
14 29 (4.47%) Business Intelligence
14 29 (4.47%) Data Protection
15 28 (4.31%) Business Continuity
16 27 (4.16%) E-Commerce
17 26 (4.01%) Capacity Planning
18 25 (3.85%) Performance Tuning
Programming Languages
1 110 (16.95%) SQL
2 57 (8.78%) PL/SQL
3 27 (4.16%) Java
4 23 (3.54%) Perl
5 22 (3.39%) Shell Script
6 21 (3.24%) C#
7 14 (2.16%) Korn
7 14 (2.16%) AWK
7 14 (2.16%) C-shell
7 14 (2.16%) Bash Shell
8 9 (1.39%) C++
8 9 (1.39%) C
8 9 (1.39%) ABAP
9 8 (1.23%) VB
9 8 (1.23%) JavaScript
10 7 (1.08%) PowerShell
10 7 (1.08%) VB.NET
10 7 (1.08%) VBA
11 6 (0.92%) VBScript
12 5 (0.77%) REXX
Qualifications
1 112 (17.26%) Degree
2 91 (14.02%) CISSP
3 76 (11.71%) CISA
4 60 (9.24%) CISM
5 35 (5.39%) CCA
6 29 (4.47%) Cisco Certification
6 29 (4.47%) CCNA
7 24 (3.70%) ITIL Certification
8 23 (3.54%) Microsoft Certification
9 22 (3.39%) PCI QSA
10 17 (2.62%) Security Cleared
11 16 (2.47%) PMP
11 16 (2.47%) PMI Certification
11 16 (2.47%) CRISC
12 15 (2.31%) SC Cleared
12 15 (2.31%) CCNP
13 14 (2.16%) ACCA
14 13 (2.00%) MCSE
14 13 (2.00%) CIMA
15 9 (1.39%) CEH
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 149 (22.96%) PCI DSS
2 99 (15.25%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 66 (10.17%) COBIT
4 36 (5.55%) Basel II
5 31 (4.78%) SLA
6 29 (4.47%) QA
7 26 (4.01%) Basel III
8 23 (3.54%) ISO 8583
9 19 (2.93%) Solvency II
10 18 (2.77%) CRD IV
11 17 (2.62%) MiFID
12 16 (2.47%) ISO/IEC 17799
13 14 (2.16%) GPG13
14 12 (1.85%) BS7799
14 12 (1.85%) IAS 39
15 11 (1.69%) COSO
16 9 (1.39%) BS25999
16 9 (1.39%) ISO 9001
17 8 (1.23%) COREP
18 7 (1.08%) GAAP
System Software
1 64 (9.86%) Active Directory
2 41 (6.32%) Oracle RAC
3 36 (5.55%) Oracle RMAN
4 21 (3.24%) ISA Server
5 18 (2.77%) VMware ESXi
6 16 (2.47%) KVM
7 14 (2.16%) Squid
8 12 (1.85%) VMware Infrastructure
9 11 (1.69%) Snort
10 7 (1.08%) Hyper-V
11 5 (0.77%) ACF2
11 5 (0.77%) RACF
12 4 (0.62%) 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%) DFS Replication
Systems Management
1 39 (6.01%) SCCM
2 36 (5.55%) Data Guard
3 20 (3.08%) ARCserve
4 14 (2.16%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
5 9 (1.39%) Tivoli
6 7 (1.08%) Oracle Statspack
7 6 (0.92%) Opscode Chef
8 5 (0.77%) CA Endevor
9 3 (0.46%) Puppet
9 3 (0.46%) Nessus
9 3 (0.46%) NetBackup
9 3 (0.46%) Backup Exec
10 2 (0.31%) BMC PATROL
10 2 (0.31%) McAfee ePO
11 1 (0.15%) Forefront Identity Manager
11 1 (0.15%) Oracle Identity Management
11 1 (0.15%) Oracle Identity Manager
11 1 (0.15%) Tivoli Identity Manager
Vendors
1 126 (19.41%) Oracle
2 76 (11.71%) SAP
3 54 (8.32%) Microsoft
4 47 (7.24%) Cisco
5 39 (6.01%) Websense
6 37 (5.70%) Juniper
7 34 (5.24%) F5
8 29 (4.47%) ServiceNow
9 25 (3.85%) McAfee
10 20 (3.08%) CheckPoint
11 19 (2.93%) Sourcefire
11 19 (2.93%) CA
11 19 (2.93%) Sun
12 17 (2.62%) VMware
13 16 (2.47%) Blue Coat
14 15 (2.31%) IBM
15 14 (2.16%) Symantec
16 13 (2.00%) PeopleSoft
16 13 (2.00%) Apple
16 13 (2.00%) Reuters
Reading, Berkshire
2Source Talent
Salary: Up to £45,000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 5 hours ago
Crawley, West Sussex
Ace European Group
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 8 hours ago
Hemel Hempstead, Hertfordshire
RBW Consulting
Salary: From £35,000 to £42,000 per annum
Posted: 9 hours ago
London
Experis Ltd
Salary: £36000.00 - £42000.00 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Slough, Berkshire
Coal IT Services
Salary: £60,000 per annum + 7% on-call + 10% Bonus + Bens
Posted: Yesterday
London
Mortimer Spinks
Salary: £50000 - £52000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Dunstable, Bedfordshire
Verticality Ltd
Salary: 40 - 50K Base 50 - 60K with oncall / O/T
Posted: Yesterday
West London
Go IT Recruitment Ltd
Salary: From £45,000 to £55,000 per annum + excellent benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Liverpool, Merseyside
Go IT Recruitment Ltd
Salary: From £45,000 to £55,000 per annum + excellent benefits
Posted: Yesterday
London
JM
Salary: £70000 - £105000 per annum + bonus + benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Crawley, West Sussex
Comtecs
Salary: £32000 - £36000 Per Annum + Excellent Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Bristol, Somerset
Michael Page Technology
Posted: 4 days ago
City of London
Argyll Scott
Salary: £45000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Newbury, Berkshire
The People Network
Salary: £65000 - £75000 per annum + Bonus, Pension, Health, Life
Posted: 5 days ago
Knutsford, Cheshire
Harvey Nash plc
Posted: 5 days ago
City, London
Incisive Ltd
Salary: £80000 - £100000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
Bicester, Oxfordshire
Dollar Financial Group
Salary: £Competitive + shift allowance + company benefits
Posted: 7 days ago
Newbury
The People Network
Salary: £65000 - £75000 per annum + Bonus, Pension, Health, Life
Posted: 15 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Steria
Salary: Excellent salary and flexible benefits scheme
Posted: 22 days ago