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 28 November 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
28 Nov 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Sarbanes-Oxley (SOX, Sarbox)
Rank 574 563 543
Rank change year-on-year
-11 -20
Permanent jobs citing Sarbanes-Oxley 353 355 389
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.31% 0.32% 0.34%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 2.94% 3.19% 3.35%
Number of salaries quoted 274 275 265
Average salary £50,000 £52,500 £51,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-4.76% +2.94%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,000 £32,300 £37,300
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £80,000 £72,500
UK excluding London average salary £47,500 £45,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year
+5.55% -10.00%

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
12004 11122 11629
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 10.42% 10.02% 10.11%
Number of salaries quoted 9457 8597 9481
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 £26,500 £28,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £70,000 £72,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
-1.23% +1.25%

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 28 November 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 28 November 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 -29 333 £50,000 -4.76% 50
South East -11 122 £42,500 -10.52% 18
London -7 118 £62,500 -7.40% 18
Berkshire +5 57 £47,500 -26.92% 6
City of London +6 35 £67,500 -3.57% 3
Yorkshire -9 29 £43,000 -2.27% 1
West Yorkshire +11 28 £43,000 -2.27%
North West +8 28 £53,750 +138.88% 4
Slough -6 24 £43,250 -3.88%
East of England -7 23 £51,500 +40.13% 2
Leeds +5 22 £43,000 +1.17%
West Sussex +2 19 £31,000 -18.95% 2
Crawley -6 19 £31,000 -18.95% 2
Surrey -8 13 £52,250 +39.33% 1
Reading +5 12 £32,500 -59.37% 2
Manchester -4 12 £50,000 -37.50%
West Midlands -19 12 £55,000 +38.36% 2
Bedfordshire +10 11 £51,500 +3.00%
Buckinghamshire +3 11 £30,000 -45.45% 2
Hampshire -6 11 £42,500 +6.25% 4
Newbury +7 10 £62,500 +42.85% 1
Hertfordshire -14 9 £50,000 +22.69% 2
Luton - 9 £51,500 -
Scotland -4 8 - - 1
Edinburgh -13 8 - - 1
Liverpool - 8 £54,250 - 2
Merseyside - 8 £54,250 - 3
Wales +12 7 £33,000 +1.53%
South Wales +12 7 £33,000 +1.53%
Kent +1 7 £50,000 +50.37% 2

Sarbanes-Oxley
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 28 November 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.

1 284 (40.98%) Finance
2 210 (30.30%) ITIL
3 186 (26.84%) PCI DSS
4 178 (25.69%) Information Security
5 171 (24.68%) Windows
6 156 (22.51%) ISO/IEC 27001
7 145 (20.92%) CISSP
8 118 (17.03%) Oracle
9 110 (15.87%) Linux
10 108 (15.58%) SQL
11 107 (15.44%) CISM
12 105 (15.15%) Risk Management
13 103 (14.86%) Degree
14 99 (14.29%) COBIT
15 96 (13.85%) Management Information System
16 88 (12.70%) Banking
17 84 (12.12%) UNIX
18 82 (11.83%) Project Management
18 82 (11.83%) CISA
18 82 (11.83%) Network Security
19 79 (11.40%) Active Directory
20 73 (10.53%) Data Security
21 71 (10.25%) Firewall
22 70 (10.10%) Microsoft
23 67 (9.67%) Cisco
23 67 (9.67%) TCP/IP
23 67 (9.67%) Change Management
24 66 (9.52%) Data Protection
25 65 (9.38%) PRINCE2
26 64 (9.24%) Analytical Skills

Sarbanes-Oxley
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 28 November 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 27 (3.90%) IIS
2 22 (3.17%) MS Exchange
3 19 (2.74%) WebLogic
4 12 (1.73%) Exchange Server 2013
5 11 (1.59%) Exchange Server 2007
6 10 (1.44%) CMS
6 10 (1.44%) Exchange Server 2003
7 8 (1.15%) MS Project Server
7 8 (1.15%) WebLogic Portal
8 7 (1.01%) SAS
9 5 (0.72%) SharePoint
10 4 (0.58%) Elasticsearch
10 4 (0.58%) Exchange Server 2010
11 3 (0.43%) Confluence
11 3 (0.43%) Apache
12 2 (0.29%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
12 2 (0.29%) BizTalk Server
12 2 (0.29%) JCAPS
12 2 (0.29%) NServiceBus
13 1 (0.14%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 56 (8.08%) MS Excel
2 42 (6.06%) MS Office
3 33 (4.76%) MS Visio
4 14 (2.02%) MS Project
5 11 (1.59%) MS PowerPoint
6 1 (0.14%) InfoPath
6 1 (0.14%) Adobe Creative Suite
Business Applications
1 19 (2.74%) Oracle Payables
2 18 (2.60%) Oracle EBS
2 18 (2.60%) Oracle General Ledger
3 17 (2.45%) Oracle EBS R12
4 12 (1.73%) Oracle Applications
5 11 (1.59%) Oracle Receivables
5 11 (1.59%) Oracle Assets
6 10 (1.44%) Oracle Financials
7 9 (1.30%) Oracle 11i
8 7 (1.01%) SAP FI/CO
8 7 (1.01%) SAP CO
8 7 (1.01%) SAP FI
9 6 (0.87%) Oracle iProcurement
10 5 (0.72%) SAP GRC
11 4 (0.58%) Oracle Subledger Accounting
12 3 (0.43%) Oracle TCA
12 3 (0.43%) SAP ERP
12 3 (0.43%) SAP FI-AP
13 2 (0.29%) SAP SD
13 2 (0.29%) Oracle AGIS
Cloud Services
1 8 (1.15%) Amazon AWS
2 7 (1.01%) Microsoft Azure
3 2 (0.29%) SaaS
3 2 (0.29%) Google Apps
3 2 (0.29%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 82 (11.83%) Network Security
2 71 (10.25%) Firewall
3 67 (9.67%) TCP/IP
4 38 (5.48%) DNS
5 37 (5.34%) VPN
6 36 (5.19%) WAN
7 34 (4.91%) LAN
8 29 (4.18%) DHCP
9 26 (3.75%) Internet
9 26 (3.75%) Cisco ASA
10 23 (3.32%) SAN
11 19 (2.74%) SMS
12 17 (2.45%) SSL
13 15 (2.16%) Wireless
14 13 (1.88%) NAS
15 11 (1.59%) Cisco IOS
15 11 (1.59%) IPsec
15 11 (1.59%) BGP
15 11 (1.59%) VoIP
16 10 (1.44%) OSPF
Database & Business Intelligence
1 57 (8.23%) SQL Server
2 47 (6.78%) Oracle Database
3 36 (5.19%) Relational Database
4 28 (4.04%) Oracle Database 11g
5 21 (3.03%) Oracle Reports
6 18 (2.60%) RDBMS
7 15 (2.16%) Data Warehouse
8 14 (2.02%) Oracle9i Database
9 13 (1.88%) SQL Server Analysis Services
10 9 (1.30%) SQLPlus
11 6 (0.87%) SQL Server Reporting Services
11 6 (0.87%) Oracle BI Publisher
12 5 (0.72%) SQL Server 2008
12 5 (0.72%) SQL Server Integration Services
12 5 (0.72%) PostgreSQL
12 5 (0.72%) Oracle Database 10g
12 5 (0.72%) SAP BW
13 4 (0.58%) Oracle Database 12c
14 3 (0.43%) Data Mining
14 3 (0.43%) Oracle Discoverer
Development Applications
1 20 (2.89%) JIRA
2 12 (1.73%) Oracle Forms
3 10 (1.44%) JUnit
3 10 (1.44%) Subversion
3 10 (1.44%) Maven
3 10 (1.44%) Jenkins
4 3 (0.43%) RSpec
4 3 (0.43%) Capybara
4 3 (0.43%) Atlassian Bamboo
4 3 (0.43%) Toad
5 2 (0.29%) PeopleTools
5 2 (0.29%) Team Foundation Server
5 2 (0.29%) Mercurial
6 1 (0.14%) Oracle APEX
6 1 (0.14%) ProC
6 1 (0.14%) Visual Studio
General
1 284 (40.98%) Finance
2 88 (12.70%) Banking
3 59 (8.51%) Retail
4 40 (5.77%) Telecoms
5 23 (3.32%) Retail Banking
6 22 (3.17%) Legal
7 16 (2.31%) Investment Banking
7 16 (2.31%) French Language
8 14 (2.02%) Manufacturing
9 13 (1.88%) Back Office
10 12 (1.73%) Pharmaceutical
11 10 (1.44%) Law
12 9 (1.30%) General Ledger
13 8 (1.15%) Marketing
14 7 (1.01%) Games
15 6 (0.87%) Multimedia
15 6 (0.87%) Front Office
15 6 (0.87%) German Language
16 5 (0.72%) Italian Language
16 5 (0.72%) Spanish Language
Job Titles
1 162 (23.38%) Analyst
2 102 (14.72%) Consultant
3 60 (8.66%) Security Consultant
4 47 (6.78%) Business Analyst
5 42 (6.06%) Administrator
6 34 (4.91%) IT Consultant
7 33 (4.76%) Project Manager
8 29 (4.18%) Security Analyst
9 25 (3.61%) Developer
9 25 (3.61%) Security Manager
10 23 (3.32%) DBA
10 23 (3.32%) Security Engineer
11 21 (3.03%) IT Security Consultant
11 21 (3.03%) Architect
12 20 (2.89%) Network Engineer
12 20 (2.89%) Governance Manager
13 19 (2.74%) Payments Business Analyst
14 18 (2.60%) Senior Consultant
14 18 (2.60%) Risk Manager
15 17 (2.45%) Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 42 (6.06%) Web Services
2 23 (3.32%) HTML
3 22 (3.17%) CSS
3 22 (3.17%) HTML5
4 18 (2.60%) .NET
5 17 (2.45%) CSS3
6 16 (2.31%) SOAP
7 14 (2.02%) J2EE
8 12 (1.73%) Ajax
8 12 (1.73%) jQuery
9 11 (1.59%) Java EE
10 10 (1.44%) Spring
10 10 (1.44%) Hibernate
10 10 (1.44%) AngularJS
11 8 (1.15%) XML
12 7 (1.01%) JMS
13 6 (0.87%) Regular Expression
13 6 (0.87%) REST
14 5 (0.72%) ASP.NET
15 4 (0.58%) Lucene
Miscellaneous
1 96 (13.85%) Management Information System
2 64 (9.24%) Analytical Skills
3 44 (6.35%) Computer Science
4 26 (3.75%) SWIFT
5 22 (3.17%) Cryptography
6 21 (3.03%) Replication
7 19 (2.74%) APACS
7 19 (2.74%) IVR
7 19 (2.74%) Mathematics
8 15 (2.16%) FMCG
9 14 (2.02%) Data Protection Act
10 11 (1.59%) Derivative
10 11 (1.59%) AS400
11 9 (1.30%) CLARiiON
11 9 (1.30%) PKI
11 9 (1.30%) Open Source
12 8 (1.15%) Performance Metrics
12 8 (1.15%) Mainframe
12 8 (1.15%) Client/Server
13 6 (0.87%) GIS
Operating Systems
1 171 (24.68%) Windows
2 110 (15.87%) Linux
3 84 (12.12%) UNIX
4 38 (5.48%) Windows Server 2008
5 33 (4.76%) Solaris
6 22 (3.17%) Windows 2000
7 19 (2.74%) Windows Server 2012
8 13 (1.88%) Windows Server 2003
8 13 (1.88%) SUSE
9 11 (1.59%) Oracle Linux
10 7 (1.01%) Windows 7
10 7 (1.01%) HPUX
11 6 (0.87%) AIX
11 6 (0.87%) Windows 8
12 3 (0.43%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
12 3 (0.43%) Windows XP
12 3 (0.43%) Mac OS X
13 2 (0.29%) Android
13 2 (0.29%) CentOS
13 2 (0.29%) Mac OS
Processes & Methodologies
1 210 (30.30%) ITIL
2 178 (25.69%) Information Security
3 105 (15.15%) Risk Management
4 82 (11.83%) Project Management
5 73 (10.53%) Data Security
6 67 (9.67%) Change Management
7 66 (9.52%) Data Protection
8 65 (9.38%) PRINCE2
9 54 (7.79%) Security Management
9 54 (7.79%) Agile Software Development
10 52 (7.50%) Stakeholder Management
11 48 (6.93%) E-Commerce
12 45 (6.49%) Business Intelligence
13 41 (5.92%) Change Control
14 38 (5.48%) Configuration Management
15 37 (5.34%) Migration
16 36 (5.19%) Penetration Testing
16 36 (5.19%) Performance Tuning
17 34 (4.91%) Business Continuity
17 34 (4.91%) Information Security Management
Programming Languages
1 108 (15.58%) SQL
2 41 (5.92%) PL/SQL
3 36 (5.19%) Java
4 18 (2.60%) Shell Script
5 17 (2.45%) Perl
6 16 (2.31%) JavaScript
7 15 (2.16%) C
7 15 (2.16%) Bash Shell
8 14 (2.02%) C-shell
8 14 (2.02%) Korn
8 14 (2.02%) AWK
9 12 (1.73%) VB
10 10 (1.44%) C#
11 9 (1.30%) VBScript
12 7 (1.01%) VB.NET
12 7 (1.01%) PowerShell
13 6 (0.87%) C++
14 4 (0.58%) T-SQL
14 4 (0.58%) Ruby
15 1 (0.14%) VBA
Qualifications
1 145 (20.92%) CISSP
2 107 (15.44%) CISM
3 103 (14.86%) Degree
4 82 (11.83%) CISA
5 42 (6.06%) PCI QSA
6 40 (5.77%) Cisco Certification
7 36 (5.19%) CCNA
8 32 (4.62%) CCNP
9 30 (4.33%) Microsoft Certification
10 24 (3.46%) ITIL Certification
10 24 (3.46%) CCA
11 22 (3.17%) CRISC
12 21 (3.03%) MCSE
13 20 (2.89%) PMP
13 20 (2.89%) ISSAP
13 20 (2.89%) ISSMP
14 19 (2.74%) PMI Certification
15 14 (2.02%) Security Cleared
16 12 (1.73%) SC Cleared
17 11 (1.59%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 186 (26.84%) PCI DSS
2 156 (22.51%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 99 (14.29%) COBIT
4 43 (6.20%) QA
5 30 (4.33%) SLA
6 28 (4.04%) Basel II
7 25 (3.61%) Solvency II
8 20 (2.89%) GPG13
9 19 (2.74%) ISO 8583
9 19 (2.74%) ISO 9001
10 18 (2.60%) BS7799
11 16 (2.31%) COSO
12 14 (2.02%) ISO/IEC 17799
13 13 (1.88%) Basel III
14 10 (1.44%) HIPAA
15 5 (0.72%) GAMP
15 5 (0.72%) CRD IV
16 4 (0.58%) GxP
16 4 (0.58%) MiFID
17 3 (0.43%) GAAP
System Software
1 79 (11.40%) Active Directory
2 28 (4.04%) Oracle RMAN
2 28 (4.04%) Oracle RAC
3 22 (3.17%) VMware ESXi
4 19 (2.74%) VMware Infrastructure
5 18 (2.60%) ISA Server
6 16 (2.31%) Squid
7 11 (1.59%) Hyper-V
8 8 (1.15%) RACF
9 7 (1.01%) Snort
10 6 (0.87%) KVM
10 6 (0.87%) Xen
11 4 (0.58%) Citrix Presentation Server
12 3 (0.43%) Gluster
12 3 (0.43%) XenApp
13 1 (0.14%) vSphere
13 1 (0.14%) UAG
13 1 (0.14%) Varnish
13 1 (0.14%) Microsoft App-V
13 1 (0.14%) ProxySG
Systems Management
1 33 (4.76%) SCCM
2 28 (4.04%) Data Guard
3 17 (2.45%) ARCserve
4 14 (2.02%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
5 4 (0.58%) Opscode Chef
6 3 (0.43%) Tivoli
6 3 (0.43%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
6 3 (0.43%) McAfee ePO
7 2 (0.29%) SCOM
7 2 (0.29%) Forefront Identity Manager
8 1 (0.14%) XenMobile
8 1 (0.14%) SolarWinds Orion
8 1 (0.14%) Puppet
8 1 (0.14%) Oracle Identity Management
8 1 (0.14%) Red Hat Spacewalk
8 1 (0.14%) Control-M
8 1 (0.14%) Nagios
8 1 (0.14%) MOM
8 1 (0.14%) Nessus
8 1 (0.14%) WMI
Vendors
1 118 (17.03%) Oracle
2 70 (10.10%) Microsoft
3 67 (9.67%) Cisco
4 38 (5.48%) SAP
4 38 (5.48%) Websense
5 37 (5.34%) Juniper
6 34 (4.91%) CheckPoint
6 34 (4.91%) ServiceNow
7 32 (4.62%) VMware
8 28 (4.04%) HP
9 23 (3.32%) F5
10 21 (3.03%) McAfee
11 19 (2.74%) Blue Coat
12 14 (2.02%) IBM
12 14 (2.02%) EMC
12 14 (2.02%) Apple
13 13 (1.88%) Business Objects
13 13 (1.88%) SolarWinds
14 12 (1.73%) Sourcefire
14 12 (1.73%) Citrix
Northampton, Northamptonshire
Integrity IT Solutions
Salary: From £30,000 to £35,000 per annum
Posted: 17 hours ago
Hampshire
Certes Computing Ltd
Salary: £35000 - £50000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Lancashire
PNG Recruitment Solutions
Salary: £50,000 per annum £50k basic + £7k car allowance
Posted: Yesterday
Northamptonshire
PNG Recruitment Solutions
Salary: £50,000 per annum £50k basic + £7k car allowance
Posted: Yesterday
Merseyside
Senitor Associates
Salary: £20000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Swindon, Wiltshire
Montash
Salary: £65000 - £75000 per annum + Car + Bonus + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Oxfordshire
Haybrook IT Resourcing Ltd
Salary: Up to £35,000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Robert Walters
Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
West London
Spring Technology
Salary: £42000.00 - £46000.00 per annum + Bonus + Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
City, London
Rullion IT Plus
Salary: £100000 - £105000 per annum + £7,000 car + bonus + pension
Posted: 4 days ago
Reading, Berkshire
Coneqt
Salary: From £60,000 to £80,000 per annum 15% Bonus + Gym + Extras
Posted: 6 days ago
Reading, Berkshire
Acumin
Salary: From £45,000 to £65,000 per annum Plus full benefits package
Posted: 6 days ago
London
DCL Search & Selection
Salary: £55k per month + Bonus + Pension
Posted: 6 days ago
London
Atos
Posted: 6 days ago
Watford, Hertfordshire
TJX
Salary: Unspecified
Posted: 8 days ago
Watford, Hertfordshire
TJX
Salary: Unspecified
Posted: 9 days ago
East London
Total Gas & Power Limited
Salary: Market competitive salary and Excellent Benefits package offered
Posted: 10 days ago
East London
Total Gas & Power Limited
Salary: Market competitive salary + Excellent Benefits package offered
Posted: 10 days ago
Liverpool, Lancashire
Seadrill
Posted: 10 days ago
London
EY
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 14 days ago