The table below looks at the statistics for Sarbanes-Oxley skills in IT jobs advertised across the UK. Included is a guide to the salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Sarbanes-Oxley over the 3 months to 26 February 2017 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
26 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Sarbanes-Oxley (SOX, Sarbox)
UK
Rank 693 645 644
Rank change year-on-year
-48 -1
Permanent jobs citing Sarbanes-Oxley 159 313 318
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.19% 0.31% 0.30%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 1.58% 2.30% 2.40%
Number of salaries quoted 114 230 206
Median salary £57,500 £51,500 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+11.65% +3.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £37,500 £38,450 £35,000
10% offered a salary of more than £85,000 £75,000 £71,000
UK excluding London median salary £50,000 £47,500 £47,500
% change year-on-year
+5.26% -

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
10090 13602 13274
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 12.16% 13.28% 12.45%
Number of salaries quoted 8033 10759 10198
Median salary £47,500 £50,000 £45,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
-5.00% +9.89%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £30,000 £29,000
10% offered a salary of more than £73,800 £71,000 £72,500
UK excluding London median salary £41,792 £44,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
-5.01% +3.52%

Sarbanes-Oxley
Jobs Demand Trend

The demand trend of job ads citing Sarbanes-Oxley as a proportion of all IT jobs with a match in 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 26 February 2017 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 median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Sarbanes-Oxley within the UK over the 3 months to 26 February 2017. 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 Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
England -47 153 £57,500 +11.65% 17
London +55 79 £57,500 -4.16% 6
South East 0 32 £50,000 +5.26% 7
City of London +48 23 £60,000 +15.38% 1
North West -1 16 £57,500 +35.29% 2
Buckinghamshire +18 14 £47,500 +7.95% 3
Milton Keynes +6 12 £47,500 +7.95% 2
West Yorkshire +23 8 £46,000 +15.00% 1
Yorkshire +19 8 £46,000 +15.00% 1
Manchester -16 8 £60,000 +50.00%
Surrey +41 7 £50,000 -9.09% 1
East of England +27 6 £37,500 -33.33%
Northampton +24 6 - -
Cheshire +22 6 - - 2
Northamptonshire +12 6 - -
East Midlands +3 6 - -
Berkshire +27 5 £60,000 +33.33% 1
Hertfordshire +10 5 £37,500 -47.36%
Wakefield +8 4 £40,500 +24.61%
West Sussex +7 4 £50,000 +11.11%
West Midlands +6 4 £61,000 +28.42% 1
Hatfield - 4 £37,500 -
Leeds +19 3 - - 1
Scotland +18 3 £25,000 -68.25% 2
Bracknell +12 3 £60,000 +29.72%
Birmingham +11 3 £61,000 -9.62%
Hampshire +9 3 £28,500 -45.71%
Tadworth - 3 - -
Oxfordshire +6 2 £65,000 - 1
Burnley - 2 £56,250 -

Sarbanes-Oxley
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 26 February 2017, IT jobs citing Sarbanes-Oxley also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads with a requirement for Sarbanes-Oxley.

1 167 (43.72%) Finance
2 113 (29.58%) PCI DSS
3 102 (26.70%) Information Security
4 93 (24.35%) CISSP
5 85 (22.25%) ISO/IEC 27001
6 80 (20.94%) ITIL
7 77 (20.16%) Windows
8 63 (16.49%) CISM
9 62 (16.23%) Risk Management
10 58 (15.18%) IT Audit
11 53 (13.87%) CISA
12 52 (13.61%) Cisco
13 51 (13.35%) Oracle
13 51 (13.35%) Firewall
14 48 (12.57%) Management Information System
14 48 (12.57%) Degree
15 47 (12.30%) Banking
15 47 (12.30%) SQL
16 46 (12.04%) Change Management
17 43 (11.26%) Unix
18 39 (10.21%) Linux
18 39 (10.21%) SAP
18 39 (10.21%) Service Management
19 38 (9.95%) Microsoft
20 37 (9.69%) TCP/IP
20 37 (9.69%) Security Management
20 37 (9.69%) Migration
20 37 (9.69%) COBIT
20 37 (9.69%) Cybersecurity
21 36 (9.42%) Active Directory

Sarbanes-Oxley
Top Related IT Skills by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 11 (2.88%) IIS
1 11 (2.88%) SharePoint
2 10 (2.62%) Apache
3 9 (2.36%) Tomcat
3 9 (2.36%) WebLogic
4 8 (2.09%) MS Exchange
4 8 (2.09%) Oracle Workflow
4 8 (2.09%) SAS
5 7 (1.83%) Exchange Server 2010
5 7 (1.83%) WebSphere
6 4 (1.05%) Oracle SOA Suite
7 3 (0.79%) Apache Spark
8 1 (0.26%) Exchange Server 2013
8 1 (0.26%) Oracle Application Server
Applications
1 28 (7.33%) MS Office
2 19 (4.97%) MS Excel
3 4 (1.05%) MS PowerPoint
4 2 (0.52%) MS Visio
5 1 (0.26%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 22 (5.76%) Oracle Payables
2 10 (2.62%) Dynamics NAV
3 8 (2.09%) Oracle Applications
3 8 (2.09%) Oracle ASCP
3 8 (2.09%) Oracle Assets
3 8 (2.09%) Oracle Cash Management
3 8 (2.09%) Oracle EBS
3 8 (2.09%) Oracle EBS R12
3 8 (2.09%) Oracle General Ledger
3 8 (2.09%) Oracle iProcurement
3 8 (2.09%) Oracle iSupplier
3 8 (2.09%) Oracle Receivables
4 7 (1.83%) SAP GRC
5 6 (1.57%) Dynamics AX
5 6 (1.57%) SAP Forecasting and Replenishment
6 5 (1.31%) SAP Business One
6 5 (1.31%) SAP CAR
6 5 (1.31%) SAP Retail
7 4 (1.05%) SAP POS DM
8 3 (0.79%) SAP ERP
Cloud Services
1 11 (2.88%) SaaS
2 10 (2.62%) Microsoft Azure
2 10 (2.62%) Office 365
3 9 (2.36%) Amazon AWS
4 8 (2.09%) Cloud Computing
5 4 (1.05%) Slack
6 3 (0.79%) GitHub
7 1 (0.26%) Adobe Creative Cloud
7 1 (0.26%) Amazon EC2
7 1 (0.26%) Amazon EMR
7 1 (0.26%) Amazon S3
7 1 (0.26%) IaaS
7 1 (0.26%) Route 53
7 1 (0.26%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 51 (13.35%) Firewall
2 37 (9.69%) TCP/IP
3 29 (7.59%) WAN
4 28 (7.33%) LAN
5 25 (6.54%) DNS
6 23 (6.02%) BGP
6 23 (6.02%) VPN
7 22 (5.76%) Network Security
7 22 (5.76%) OSPF
8 21 (5.50%) SSL
9 18 (4.71%) BIG-IP
10 15 (3.93%) Wi-Fi
11 14 (3.66%) SMTP
11 14 (3.66%) Wireless
12 12 (3.14%) Intrusion Detection
12 12 (3.14%) MPLS
13 11 (2.88%) Internet
14 10 (2.62%) VLAN
15 9 (2.36%) Cisco IOS
15 9 (2.36%) DMVPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 21 (5.50%) Oracle Database
1 21 (5.50%) SQL Server
2 11 (2.88%) Relational Database
3 8 (2.09%) Oracle Database 10g
3 8 (2.09%) Oracle Database 11g
3 8 (2.09%) Oracle Database 12c
3 8 (2.09%) Oracle Reports
4 6 (1.57%) Big Data
4 6 (1.57%) NoSQL
4 6 (1.57%) SQL Server Analysis Services
4 6 (1.57%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 6 (1.57%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 5 (1.31%) SAP BW
6 4 (1.05%) Hadoop
7 3 (0.79%) Apache Hive
7 3 (0.79%) Data Warehouse
7 3 (0.79%) Microsoft Analysis Services
7 3 (0.79%) SQL Server 2008
8 2 (0.52%) Oracle9i Database
8 2 (0.52%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 6 (1.57%) Visual Studio
2 5 (1.31%) Git (software)
3 4 (1.05%) Oracle Forms
4 3 (0.79%) Oracle APEX
5 1 (0.26%) Atlassian Bamboo
5 1 (0.26%) Burp Suite
5 1 (0.26%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 167 (43.72%) Finance
2 47 (12.30%) Banking
3 27 (7.07%) Telecoms
4 18 (4.71%) Legal
4 18 (4.71%) Manufacturing
4 18 (4.71%) Retail
5 16 (4.19%) Billing
6 13 (3.40%) Games
7 7 (1.83%) Investment Banking
7 7 (1.83%) Publishing
8 5 (1.31%) Advertising
9 4 (1.05%) Electronics
10 3 (0.79%) International Banking
10 3 (0.79%) Local Government
10 3 (0.79%) Pharmaceutical
11 2 (0.52%) Marketing
11 2 (0.52%) Retail Banking
12 1 (0.26%) Aerospace
12 1 (0.26%) Financial Institution
12 1 (0.26%) Law
Job Titles
1 117 (30.63%) Analyst
2 44 (11.52%) Consultant
3 35 (9.16%) Security Manager
4 31 (8.12%) Security Consultant
5 29 (7.59%) Security Analyst
6 28 (7.33%) IT Analyst
6 28 (7.33%) Systems Analyst
7 26 (6.81%) IT Manager
8 21 (5.50%) Network Engineer
8 21 (5.50%) Security Engineer
9 19 (4.97%) Head of Security
9 19 (4.97%) PeopleSoft Analyst
10 18 (4.71%) Compliance Manager
10 18 (4.71%) Information Security Consultant
11 17 (4.45%) Cisco Engineer
11 17 (4.45%) Risk Analyst
11 17 (4.45%) Service Analyst
12 16 (4.19%) Cisco Network Engineer
13 15 (3.93%) Network Security Engineer
14 14 (3.66%) Audit Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 17 (4.45%) .NET
2 15 (3.93%) Web Services
3 8 (2.09%) J2EE
4 7 (1.83%) IBM Integration Bus
4 7 (1.83%) JMS
4 7 (1.83%) Middleware
4 7 (1.83%) WebSphere MQ
5 4 (1.05%) .NET Framework
5 4 (1.05%) Kafka
5 4 (1.05%) Unreal Engine
5 4 (1.05%) XML
6 3 (0.79%) Flask
6 3 (0.79%) Grails
6 3 (0.79%) JSON
6 3 (0.79%) MSMQ
6 3 (0.79%) Node.js
6 3 (0.79%) REST
6 3 (0.79%) SOAP
7 2 (0.52%) EDI
7 2 (0.52%) WCF
Miscellaneous
1 48 (12.57%) Management Information System
2 31 (8.12%) Computer Science
3 18 (4.71%) Analytical Skills
3 18 (4.71%) Data Protection Act
4 11 (2.88%) Data Centre
5 10 (2.62%) Security Operations Centre
6 9 (2.36%) Client/Server
7 8 (2.09%) AS400
8 7 (1.83%) Clustering
8 7 (1.83%) N-Tier
9 6 (1.57%) FMCG
9 6 (1.57%) NHS
10 5 (1.31%) Hybrid Cloud
10 5 (1.31%) Linux Command Line
11 4 (1.05%) CESG
11 4 (1.05%) Fintech
11 4 (1.05%) Mainframe
12 3 (0.79%) CESG CLAS
12 3 (0.79%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
12 3 (0.79%) iSeries
Operating Systems
1 77 (20.16%) Windows
2 43 (11.26%) Unix
3 39 (10.21%) Linux
4 29 (7.59%) Windows Server 2012
5 17 (4.45%) Windows 7
6 13 (3.40%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 11 (2.88%) Windows Server
8 7 (1.83%) Apple iOS
8 7 (1.83%) Mac OS
8 7 (1.83%) Solaris
9 3 (0.79%) Windows Server 2008
10 2 (0.52%) Mac OS X
10 2 (0.52%) Windows 10
11 1 (0.26%) Android
11 1 (0.26%) CentOS
11 1 (0.26%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 102 (26.70%) Information Security
2 80 (20.94%) ITIL
3 62 (16.23%) Risk Management
4 58 (15.18%) IT Audit
5 46 (12.04%) Change Management
6 39 (10.21%) Service Management
7 37 (9.69%) Cybersecurity
7 37 (9.69%) Migration
7 37 (9.69%) Security Management
8 35 (9.16%) Incident Management
9 31 (8.12%) Stakeholder Management
10 28 (7.33%) Identity Access Management
11 27 (7.07%) Data Protection
12 26 (6.81%) ERP
12 26 (6.81%) Problem Management
13 24 (6.28%) Information Security Management
14 23 (6.02%) Presales
14 23 (6.02%) Project Management
15 22 (5.76%) ISMS
15 22 (5.76%) Regulatory Compliance
Programming Languages
1 47 (12.30%) SQL
2 19 (4.97%) PL/SQL
3 15 (3.93%) C#
4 10 (2.62%) Java
5 7 (1.83%) Jython
6 4 (1.05%) Bash Shell
6 4 (1.05%) C
6 4 (1.05%) C++
6 4 (1.05%) Perl
6 4 (1.05%) Python
6 4 (1.05%) VB
6 4 (1.05%) VB.NET
7 3 (0.79%) AWK
7 3 (0.79%) C-shell
7 3 (0.79%) JavaScript
7 3 (0.79%) Korn
7 3 (0.79%) Shell Script
8 2 (0.52%) PHP
8 2 (0.52%) X++
9 1 (0.26%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 93 (24.35%) CISSP
2 63 (16.49%) CISM
3 53 (13.87%) CISA
4 48 (12.57%) Degree
5 34 (8.90%) CEH
6 22 (5.76%) CRISC
7 18 (4.71%) SC Cleared
7 18 (4.71%) Security Cleared
8 17 (4.45%) ITIL Certification
9 16 (4.19%) Cisco Certification
10 12 (3.14%) PCI QSA
11 11 (2.88%) BPSS Clearance
12 10 (2.62%) GCIA
12 10 (2.62%) GCIH
12 10 (2.62%) GSEC
13 8 (2.09%) ACCA
13 8 (2.09%) CCNA
13 8 (2.09%) CCNP
13 8 (2.09%) Microsoft Certification
14 7 (1.83%) CGEIT
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 113 (29.58%) PCI DSS
2 85 (22.25%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 37 (9.69%) COBIT
4 34 (8.90%) SLA
5 30 (7.85%) Cyber Essentials
6 13 (3.40%) ISO 9001
6 13 (3.40%) QA
7 12 (3.14%) GDPR
7 12 (3.14%) ISO27002
8 10 (2.62%) ISO27005
9 8 (2.09%) GxP
10 4 (1.05%) ISO22301
11 3 (0.79%) Data Quality
11 3 (0.79%) PMO
12 2 (0.52%) SSAE 16
13 1 (0.26%) 21 CFR Part 11
13 1 (0.26%) BS25999
13 1 (0.26%) COSO
13 1 (0.26%) HMG Security Policy Framework
13 1 (0.26%) JSP 440
System Software
1 36 (9.42%) Active Directory
2 8 (2.09%) RACF
3 4 (1.05%) ProxySG
3 4 (1.05%) VMware Infrastructure
3 4 (1.05%) vSphere
4 3 (0.79%) Hyper-V
4 3 (0.79%) Oracle RAC
5 2 (0.52%) VMware Server
5 2 (0.52%) XenApp
6 1 (0.26%) Apache ZooKeeper
6 1 (0.26%) Snort
6 1 (0.26%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 13 (3.40%) SCOM
2 5 (1.31%) SCCM
3 3 (0.79%) Data Guard
3 3 (0.79%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
3 3 (0.79%) Oracle RMAN
3 3 (0.79%) RSA Security Analytics
4 2 (0.52%) Ansible
4 2 (0.52%) McAfee ePO
4 2 (0.52%) Nmap
4 2 (0.52%) RSA Archer
5 1 (0.26%) EnCase
5 1 (0.26%) HP Fortify
5 1 (0.26%) Nagios
5 1 (0.26%) Nessus
5 1 (0.26%) Norton AntiVirus
5 1 (0.26%) WebInspect
5 1 (0.26%) WSUS
5 1 (0.26%) ZABBIX
Vendors
1 52 (13.61%) Cisco
2 51 (13.35%) Oracle
3 39 (10.21%) SAP
4 38 (9.95%) Microsoft
5 25 (6.54%) Palo Alto
6 19 (4.97%) F5
6 19 (4.97%) PeopleSoft
7 16 (4.19%) CheckPoint
8 15 (3.93%) Remedy
9 14 (3.66%) Hyperion
10 13 (3.40%) HP
10 13 (3.40%) Juniper
10 13 (3.40%) Qualys
11 12 (3.14%) Sun
11 12 (3.14%) Symantec
12 11 (2.88%) VMware
13 10 (2.62%) Citrix
13 10 (2.62%) IBM
14 9 (2.36%) Red Hat
15 8 (2.09%) Novell
West Malling, Kent
Clearwater People Solutions
Salary: £40000 - £45000 Per Annum
Posted: 3 days ago
London
iKas International
Salary: £50000 - £70000 per annum + Package
Posted: 3 days ago
Buckinghamshire
Maclean Moore Consulting
Salary: From £60,000 to £80,000 per annum Bonus, Pension, Healthcare, Life Ins
Posted: 2 days ago
London
JM
Posted: 3 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Manifestly Important
Salary: £45,000 per annum + Car/Allowance + Bonus (up to 20%) + Pension + Bene
Posted: Yesterday
Glasgow Area
Scottish Power
Salary: £42400 - £53000 per annum, Benefits bonus, healthcare and company pens
Posted: 6 days ago
Newbury, Berkshire
Maclean Moore Consulting
Salary: Up to £100,000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
Milton Keynes, Buckinghamshire
Santander
Posted: 2 days ago
Atherstone, Warwickshire
TNT Global IT
Posted: 4 days ago
Abingdon
Sophos
Salary: Highly Competitive + bonus & benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Edinburgh, Midlothian
FIS Global
Salary: Competitive + Corporate Benefits
Posted: 12 days ago
Harrow, Middlesex
Accord
Salary: £125k + bonus + benefits package
Posted: 10 days ago
City, London
I3
Salary: £50000 - £75000 per annum + bonus + bens
Posted: 6 days ago
London
Client Server
Salary: £50k to £60k + bonus + benefits
Posted: 20 days ago
Milton Keynes
Hays London City Cheapside
Salary: £45000.00 - £55000.00 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 18 days ago