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 1 October 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
1 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Sarbanes-Oxley (SOX, Sarbox)
Rank 583 515 522
Rank change year-on-year
-68 +7
Permanent jobs citing Sarbanes-Oxley 329 416 428
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.29% 0.39% 0.37%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 2.76% 3.82% 3.46%
Number of salaries quoted 233 313 293
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 £32,500 £32,500 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £77,000 £80,000 £74,000
UK excluding London average salary £47,000 £47,500 £46,500
% change year-on-year
-1.05% +2.15%

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
11900 10880 12354
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 10.57% 10.13% 10.61%
Number of salaries quoted 9208 8484 10122
Average salary £45,000 £47,500 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-5.26% +5.55%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,000 £28,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £70,000 £75,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000

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 1 October 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 1 October 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
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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 -90 307 £47,500 -5.00% 43
London -51 124 £55,000 -6.38% 17
South East -23 103 £47,500 - 15
Berkshire +15 58 £52,000 -0.95% 7
City of London -2 38 £69,750 +26.81% 4
East of England -2 37 £47,000 +10.58% 5
Crawley +10 24 £34,000 -28.42% 2
West Sussex -1 24 £34,000 -28.42% 2
Slough +6 22 £55,000 +57.14% 2
Newbury +22 19 £70,000 +84.21% 1
Scotland +5 18 £61,250 +7.92% 1
Bedfordshire -7 18 £42,000 -16.00%
Hertfordshire -4 16 £49,000 +30.66% 2
West Midlands -20 15 £41,500 -5.14% 1
Reading +7 14 £46,250 -32.72% 2
North West -4 14 £50,500 -8.18% 2
Edinburgh -14 12 - -
South West -24 11 £40,000 -15.78% 2
Luton - 11 £42,000 -
Merseyside +20 10 £50,000 -
Liverpool - 10 £50,000 -
Surrey -21 9 £36,000 -2.04% 1
West Yorkshire -20 8 £42,735 -31.62% 1
Yorkshire -34 8 £42,735 -31.62% 2
Birmingham - 8 £42,500 -
Dunstable - 7 - -
Hemel Hempstead - 7 £38,500 -
Leeds -17 6 £32,000 -14.66%
Stirling -19 6 £61,250 -25.75%
Bristol +2 5 £62,500 +56.25%

Sarbanes-Oxley
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 1 October 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.

1 256 (41.42%) Finance
2 194 (31.39%) ITIL
3 160 (25.89%) PCI DSS
4 153 (24.76%) Windows
5 131 (21.20%) Information Security
6 116 (18.77%) ISO/IEC 27001
7 111 (17.96%) Oracle
8 107 (17.31%) Degree
9 99 (16.02%) Linux
10 98 (15.86%) Banking
11 97 (15.70%) CISSP
12 96 (15.53%) COBIT
13 93 (15.05%) SQL
14 87 (14.08%) Risk Management
15 79 (12.78%) UNIX
16 74 (11.97%) Network Security
17 71 (11.49%) Active Directory
17 71 (11.49%) Project Management
17 71 (11.49%) CISA
18 69 (11.17%) CISM
19 68 (11.00%) Management Information System
20 65 (10.52%) Data Security
20 65 (10.52%) Cisco
21 60 (9.71%) TCP/IP
21 60 (9.71%) PRINCE2
22 59 (9.55%) Microsoft
22 59 (9.55%) Retail
23 58 (9.39%) Change Management
24 57 (9.22%) MS Excel
24 57 (9.22%) Analytical Skills

Sarbanes-Oxley
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 1 October 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 28 (4.53%) IIS
2 22 (3.56%) MS Exchange
3 11 (1.78%) Exchange Server 2013
3 11 (1.78%) Exchange Server 2007
4 9 (1.46%) Exchange Server 2003
4 9 (1.46%) SAS
5 8 (1.29%) MS Project Server
6 6 (0.97%) SharePoint
7 5 (0.81%) SAP Web AS
7 5 (0.81%) NetWeaver
8 4 (0.65%) Exchange Server 2010
9 3 (0.49%) Apache
9 3 (0.49%) Confluence
10 2 (0.32%) Elasticsearch
10 2 (0.32%) WebLogic
10 2 (0.32%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
10 2 (0.32%) CMS
10 2 (0.32%) Oracle Workflow
11 1 (0.16%) Tomcat
11 1 (0.16%) nginx
Applications
1 57 (9.22%) MS Excel
2 53 (8.58%) MS Office
3 41 (6.63%) MS Visio
4 24 (3.88%) MS Project
5 8 (1.29%) MS PowerPoint
6 1 (0.16%) InfoPath
6 1 (0.16%) Adobe Creative Suite
Business Applications
1 17 (2.75%) Oracle General Ledger
2 13 (2.10%) Oracle EBS
3 10 (1.62%) Oracle Payables
4 8 (1.29%) SAP GRC
5 7 (1.13%) Oracle EBS R12
5 7 (1.13%) Oracle Assets
6 6 (0.97%) Oracle Financials
7 5 (0.81%) Oracle Applications
7 5 (0.81%) Oracle iProcurement
7 5 (0.81%) Remedy ITSM
8 4 (0.65%) SAP SD
8 4 (0.65%) SAP FI
8 4 (0.65%) HFM
9 3 (0.49%) SAP CO
9 3 (0.49%) SAP FI/CO
9 3 (0.49%) SAP ERP
10 2 (0.32%) Oracle Receivables
10 2 (0.32%) Oracle 11i
11 1 (0.16%) FLEXCUBE
11 1 (0.16%) Oracle iRecruitment
Cloud Services
1 4 (0.65%) Amazon AWS
2 3 (0.49%) Microsoft Azure
3 2 (0.32%) Google Apps
3 2 (0.32%) Office 365
3 2 (0.32%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 74 (11.97%) Network Security
2 60 (9.71%) TCP/IP
3 54 (8.74%) Firewall
4 40 (6.47%) DNS
5 30 (4.85%) DHCP
6 29 (4.69%) WAN
6 29 (4.69%) LAN
6 29 (4.69%) Internet
7 26 (4.21%) SAN
8 25 (4.05%) SSL
9 22 (3.56%) Cisco ASA
9 22 (3.56%) SMS
10 21 (3.40%) VPN
11 18 (2.91%) NAS
12 11 (1.78%) Intrusion Detection
13 9 (1.46%) BGP
14 8 (1.29%) OSPF
15 7 (1.13%) Wireless
15 7 (1.13%) VoIP
15 7 (1.13%) FTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 53 (8.58%) SQL Server
2 41 (6.63%) Oracle Database
3 38 (6.15%) Oracle Database 11g
4 37 (5.99%) Relational Database
5 24 (3.88%) RDBMS
6 15 (2.43%) Data Warehouse
7 14 (2.27%) Oracle9i Database
8 13 (2.10%) DB2
9 11 (1.78%) Oracle Database 10g
10 10 (1.62%) Oracle Reports
11 9 (1.46%) SQLPlus
12 7 (1.13%) SAP BW
13 6 (0.97%) SQL Server Reporting Services
14 5 (0.81%) SQL Server Integration Services
14 5 (0.81%) OLTP
15 4 (0.65%) Hyperion Smart View
15 4 (0.65%) Oracle OLAP
15 4 (0.65%) SQL Server 2008
15 4 (0.65%) SQL Server Analysis Services
15 4 (0.65%) OLAP
Development Applications
1 6 (0.97%) JIRA
2 4 (0.65%) Toad
3 3 (0.49%) RSpec
3 3 (0.49%) Capybara
3 3 (0.49%) Atlassian Bamboo
4 1 (0.16%) Oracle Forms
4 1 (0.16%) Visual Studio
4 1 (0.16%) Oracle APEX
General
1 256 (41.42%) Finance
2 98 (15.86%) Banking
3 59 (9.55%) Retail
4 36 (5.83%) Telecoms
5 27 (4.37%) Retail Banking
6 23 (3.72%) Marketing
7 19 (3.07%) Legal
8 17 (2.75%) Investment Banking
9 14 (2.27%) Back Office
10 12 (1.94%) General Ledger
11 11 (1.78%) Law
11 11 (1.78%) French Language
12 8 (1.29%) Multimedia
13 7 (1.13%) Pharmaceutical
14 6 (0.97%) Front Office
15 5 (0.81%) Advertising
15 5 (0.81%) Automotive
16 3 (0.49%) Games
16 3 (0.49%) Manufacturing
16 3 (0.49%) German Language
Job Titles
1 163 (26.38%) Analyst
2 89 (14.40%) Consultant
3 56 (9.06%) Business Analyst
4 50 (8.09%) Security Consultant
5 45 (7.28%) Administrator
6 32 (5.18%) IT Consultant
7 28 (4.53%) Project Manager
8 23 (3.72%) DBA
8 23 (3.72%) Payments Business Analyst
9 21 (3.40%) Support Analyst
10 20 (3.24%) Security Engineer
10 20 (3.24%) Oracle DBA
11 19 (3.07%) IT Security Consultant
12 18 (2.91%) Senior Analyst
12 18 (2.91%) Infrastructure Engineer
13 17 (2.75%) Service Manager
14 16 (2.59%) Compliance Analyst
14 16 (2.59%) Architect
15 15 (2.43%) Security Analyst
15 15 (2.43%) Network Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 26 (4.21%) Web Services
2 14 (2.27%) .NET
3 5 (0.81%) SAP Basis
3 5 (0.81%) HTML
3 5 (0.81%) ASP.NET
4 4 (0.65%) J2EE
4 4 (0.65%) Middleware
5 3 (0.49%) ODBC
5 3 (0.49%) CSS
5 3 (0.49%) Memcached
5 3 (0.49%) HTML5
5 3 (0.49%) FFmpeg
5 3 (0.49%) Sinatra
5 3 (0.49%) Regular Expression
5 3 (0.49%) Backbone.js
5 3 (0.49%) .NET Framework
6 2 (0.32%) REST
6 2 (0.32%) SOAP
6 2 (0.32%) XML
6 2 (0.32%) Lucene
Miscellaneous
1 68 (11.00%) Management Information System
2 57 (9.22%) Analytical Skills
3 38 (6.15%) Computer Science
4 31 (5.02%) SWIFT
5 23 (3.72%) Cryptography
5 23 (3.72%) APACS
6 22 (3.56%) IVR
7 18 (2.91%) Replication
8 16 (2.59%) Mathematics
9 15 (2.43%) Derivative
10 11 (1.78%) Data Protection Act
11 10 (1.62%) Reference Data
12 9 (1.46%) STB
12 9 (1.46%) AS400
12 9 (1.46%) Algorithms
13 8 (1.29%) Mainframe
14 7 (1.13%) Client/Server
14 7 (1.13%) Credit Risk
15 6 (0.97%) Market Risk
15 6 (0.97%) iSeries
Operating Systems
1 153 (24.76%) Windows
2 99 (16.02%) Linux
3 79 (12.78%) UNIX
4 35 (5.66%) Windows Server 2008
5 30 (4.85%) Solaris
6 18 (2.91%) Windows Server 2012
6 18 (2.91%) SUSE
7 17 (2.75%) Windows 2000
8 15 (2.43%) Oracle Linux
9 13 (2.10%) Windows Server 2003
10 6 (0.97%) Windows 8
10 6 (0.97%) zOS
11 5 (0.81%) Windows XP
12 4 (0.65%) Windows 7
13 3 (0.49%) AIX
13 3 (0.49%) Mac OS
13 3 (0.49%) CentOS
13 3 (0.49%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
14 2 (0.32%) Mac OS X
14 2 (0.32%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 194 (31.39%) ITIL
2 131 (21.20%) Information Security
3 87 (14.08%) Risk Management
4 71 (11.49%) Project Management
5 65 (10.52%) Data Security
6 60 (9.71%) PRINCE2
7 58 (9.39%) Change Management
8 55 (8.90%) Stakeholder Management
9 40 (6.47%) Data Protection
10 39 (6.31%) Penetration Testing
11 38 (6.15%) Migration
11 38 (6.15%) Security Management
12 32 (5.18%) Capacity Planning
13 31 (5.02%) Project Planning
14 30 (4.85%) Disaster Recovery
15 29 (4.69%) E-Commerce
16 28 (4.53%) Configuration Management
17 27 (4.37%) Requirements Analysis
17 27 (4.37%) Database Security
18 26 (4.21%) Business Continuity
Programming Languages
1 93 (15.05%) SQL
2 41 (6.63%) PL/SQL
3 23 (3.72%) Shell Script
4 22 (3.56%) Perl
5 18 (2.91%) Java
6 14 (2.27%) C-shell
6 14 (2.27%) Bash Shell
6 14 (2.27%) Korn
6 14 (2.27%) AWK
7 13 (2.10%) VB
8 11 (1.78%) VBScript
9 10 (1.62%) C#
10 9 (1.46%) C
11 7 (1.13%) C++
11 7 (1.13%) VB.NET
11 7 (1.13%) ABAP
12 5 (0.81%) JavaScript
13 4 (0.65%) PowerShell
13 4 (0.65%) VBA
13 4 (0.65%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 107 (17.31%) Degree
2 97 (15.70%) CISSP
3 71 (11.49%) CISA
4 69 (11.17%) CISM
5 39 (6.31%) Cisco Certification
6 35 (5.66%) CCNA
7 28 (4.53%) CCNP
7 28 (4.53%) CCA
7 28 (4.53%) PCI QSA
8 27 (4.37%) ITIL Certification
9 26 (4.21%) Microsoft Certification
10 19 (3.07%) MCSE
11 18 (2.91%) PMP
11 18 (2.91%) PMI Certification
12 16 (2.59%) Security Cleared
12 16 (2.59%) ISSAP
12 16 (2.59%) ISSMP
13 14 (2.27%) SC Cleared
14 11 (1.78%) CIMA
14 11 (1.78%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 160 (25.89%) PCI DSS
2 116 (18.77%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 96 (15.53%) COBIT
4 30 (4.85%) Solvency II
4 30 (4.85%) Basel II
5 26 (4.21%) QA
6 22 (3.56%) ISO 8583
7 20 (3.24%) ISO 9001
8 19 (3.07%) COSO
8 19 (3.07%) GPG13
9 17 (2.75%) SLA
9 17 (2.75%) Basel III
10 14 (2.27%) BS7799
11 13 (2.10%) ISO/IEC 17799
12 9 (1.46%) CRD IV
13 7 (1.13%) MiFID
14 6 (0.97%) GAAP
15 4 (0.65%) COREP
16 3 (0.49%) 21 CFR Part 11
16 3 (0.49%) GAMP
System Software
1 71 (11.49%) Active Directory
2 37 (5.99%) Oracle RAC
3 32 (5.18%) Oracle RMAN
4 22 (3.56%) VMware ESXi
5 18 (2.91%) ISA Server
6 17 (2.75%) Squid
6 17 (2.75%) VMware Infrastructure
7 11 (1.78%) KVM
8 10 (1.62%) Hyper-V
9 9 (1.46%) Snort
10 8 (1.29%) RACF
11 4 (0.65%) Citrix Presentation Server
12 3 (0.49%) Gluster
12 3 (0.49%) vSphere
13 2 (0.32%) Xen
13 2 (0.32%) XenApp
13 2 (0.32%) NFS
13 2 (0.32%) Tivoli Workload Scheduler
13 2 (0.32%) Samba
13 2 (0.32%) VMware ESX
Systems Management
1 39 (6.31%) SCCM
2 32 (5.18%) Data Guard
3 16 (2.59%) ARCserve
4 14 (2.27%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
5 6 (0.97%) Tivoli
6 4 (0.65%) Opscode Chef
7 2 (0.32%) McAfee ePO
7 2 (0.32%) BMC PATROL
7 2 (0.32%) Backup Exec
8 1 (0.16%) Nessus
8 1 (0.16%) WMI
8 1 (0.16%) Nagios
8 1 (0.16%) MOM
8 1 (0.16%) SolarWinds Orion
8 1 (0.16%) Puppet
8 1 (0.16%) Oracle Identity Management
8 1 (0.16%) Red Hat Spacewalk
8 1 (0.16%) SCOM
8 1 (0.16%) CA Endevor
8 1 (0.16%) WSUS
Vendors
1 111 (17.96%) Oracle
2 65 (10.52%) Cisco
3 59 (9.55%) Microsoft
4 49 (7.93%) SAP
5 38 (6.15%) Websense
6 36 (5.83%) Juniper
7 29 (4.69%) CheckPoint
8 28 (4.53%) ServiceNow
9 23 (3.72%) HP
9 23 (3.72%) VMware
9 23 (3.72%) F5
10 19 (3.07%) Blue Coat
11 18 (2.91%) McAfee
12 16 (2.59%) Apple
13 15 (2.43%) Sun
14 14 (2.27%) Business Objects
15 13 (2.10%) IBM
16 12 (1.94%) PeopleSoft
17 11 (1.78%) Sourcefire
17 11 (1.78%) CA
Reading, Berkshire
The People Network
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 18 hours ago
South East London
CACI Network Services
Salary: From £40,000 to £50,000 per annum
Posted: 18 hours ago
Hampshire
Proprius Recruitment
Salary: From £26,000 to £41,000 per annum
Posted: 18 hours ago
South East London
Lloyds Banking Group
Salary: £38000 - £47300 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 19 hours ago
London
Technology Leaders
Salary: From £70,000 to £80,000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 22 hours ago
Central London / West End
Eligo Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £66000 - £70000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
High Wycombe, Buckinghamshire
The People Network
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum + benefits
Posted: Yesterday
West London
Eaglecliff
Salary: From £80,000 to £90,000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Newbury, Berkshire
The People Network
Salary: £60000 - £65000 per annum + Bonus, Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Cardiff, South Glamorgan
HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Salary: £25000.00 - £30000.00 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
South East
Fenwick Ryan
Salary: £65000 - £80000 per annum + 20% Comm. + Car Allowance
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Informatiq Consulting
Salary: £Excellent Salary + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Cambridgeshire
CK Group
Salary: £30000 to £35000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
London
TEKsystems
Salary: £65000 - £75000 per annum + bonus and benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Slough, Berkshire
Coal IT Services
Salary: From £45,000 to £50,000 per annum + 7% On-call + 10% Bonus + Bens
Posted: 2 days ago
Slough, Berkshire
Coal IT Services
Salary: From £35,000 to £42,000 per annum Plus Bonus + Bens
Posted: 2 days ago
Crawley, West Sussex
Comtecs
Salary: £26000 - £32000 Per Annum To £32k + Strong Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Hertfordshire
Certes Computing Ltd
Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum + benefits package
Posted: 2 days ago
Watford, Hertfordshire
Certes Computing Ltd
Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum + benefits package
Posted: 2 days ago
Peterborough, Cambridgeshire
The One Group
Salary: £35k - 42k per year
Posted: 3 days ago