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

Location
3 months to
22 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Sarbanes-Oxley (SOX, Sarbox)
Rank 582 606 512
Rank change year-on-year
+24 -94
Permanent jobs citing Sarbanes-Oxley 349 319 406
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.31% 0.29% 0.35%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 3.01% 2.93% 3.51%
Number of salaries quoted 257 240 284
Average salary £52,500 £50,000 £52,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.00% -4.76%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,450 £29,000 £34,200
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £80,000 £72,500
UK excluding London average salary £50,000 £44,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year
+13.63% -12.00%

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
11587 10889 11569
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 10.42% 9.99% 10.08%
Number of salaries quoted 9122 8354 9451
Average salary £45,000 £46,000 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-2.17% +2.22%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £28,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £70,000 £70,500
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 22 December 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 December 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 +26 336 £52,500 +5.00% 28
London -4 122 £62,500 -3.84% 7
South East -2 112 £45,500 +1.11% 9
Berkshire +13 59 £47,500 -4.04% 6
City of London +9 40 £65,000 -7.14% 2
Yorkshire -1 31 £43,000 -2.27%
North West +17 30 £52,500 +133.33% 2
West Yorkshire +11 30 £43,000 -2.27%
Leeds +20 25 £43,000 +1.17%
Slough -7 19 £43,500 -3.33%
Newbury +7 17 £62,500 +42.85% 3
East of England -21 17 £51,500 +43.05%
East Midlands +32 15 £40,000 +39.13% 1
West Midlands -28 15 £55,000 +41.93% 5
Manchester -17 13 £50,000 -37.50%
Buckinghamshire +6 12 £30,000 -44.18%
Hampshire - 12 £42,500 - 2
West Sussex -12 11 £29,000 -
Crawley -12 11 £29,000 -
Surrey -11 10 £46,000 +11.51%
Cheshire +6 8 £70,000 +211.11% 1
Hertfordshire -23 8 £55,000 +52.77%
Leicestershire - 8 £31,500 - 1
Merseyside - 8 £50,000 - 1
Liverpool - 8 £50,000 - 1
South Wales +5 7 £33,000 +1.53%
Wales +3 7 £33,000 +1.53%
Birmingham +1 7 £50,000 +33.33%
Bradford -3 7 £65,000 -
Northamptonshire -11 7 £42,500 +13.33%

Sarbanes-Oxley
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 22 December 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.

1 310 (45.12%) Finance
2 203 (29.55%) ITIL
3 194 (28.24%) PCI DSS
4 188 (27.37%) Information Security
5 171 (24.89%) Windows
6 168 (24.45%) ISO/IEC 27001
7 158 (23.00%) CISSP
8 118 (17.18%) CISM
9 112 (16.30%) Oracle
10 111 (16.16%) Risk Management
11 101 (14.70%) SQL
11 101 (14.70%) Linux
12 100 (14.56%) COBIT
13 99 (14.41%) Management Information System
14 97 (14.12%) Degree
15 88 (12.81%) CISA
16 86 (12.52%) Banking
17 84 (12.23%) UNIX
18 81 (11.79%) Project Management
19 80 (11.64%) Network Security
20 78 (11.35%) Active Directory
21 74 (10.77%) Firewall
22 72 (10.48%) Analytical Skills
23 69 (10.04%) Data Security
24 68 (9.90%) Change Management
24 68 (9.90%) Microsoft
25 66 (9.61%) Data Protection
26 65 (9.46%) TCP/IP
27 62 (9.02%) Cisco
28 61 (8.88%) Security Management

Sarbanes-Oxley
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 22 December 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 (4.08%) MS Exchange
2 22 (3.20%) IIS
3 21 (3.06%) WebLogic
4 17 (2.47%) Exchange Server 2007
5 13 (1.89%) Exchange Server 2013
6 11 (1.60%) CMS
7 10 (1.46%) Exchange Server 2003
8 9 (1.31%) WebLogic Portal
9 8 (1.16%) MS Project Server
10 6 (0.87%) SAS
11 5 (0.73%) SharePoint
11 5 (0.73%) Exchange Server 2010
12 4 (0.58%) Elasticsearch
13 3 (0.44%) JCAPS
13 3 (0.44%) Confluence
13 3 (0.44%) Apache
13 3 (0.44%) BizTalk Server
14 2 (0.29%) Oracle HTTP Server
14 2 (0.29%) NServiceBus
14 2 (0.29%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 54 (7.86%) MS Excel
2 36 (5.24%) MS Office
3 28 (4.08%) MS Visio
4 13 (1.89%) MS Project
5 11 (1.60%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 20 (2.91%) Oracle General Ledger
2 19 (2.77%) Oracle EBS R12
2 19 (2.77%) Oracle Payables
3 18 (2.62%) Oracle EBS
4 14 (2.04%) Oracle Receivables
5 13 (1.89%) Oracle Assets
5 13 (1.89%) Oracle Financials
6 10 (1.46%) Oracle Applications
7 9 (1.31%) Oracle 11i
8 8 (1.16%) SAP FI
8 8 (1.16%) SAP FI/CO
8 8 (1.16%) SAP CO
9 7 (1.02%) Oracle Subledger Accounting
10 6 (0.87%) Oracle iProcurement
11 5 (0.73%) Oracle AGIS
12 4 (0.58%) SAP FI-AP
13 3 (0.44%) Oracle TCA
14 2 (0.29%) Oracle Cash Management
14 2 (0.29%) SAP ERP
14 2 (0.29%) SAP WM
Cloud Services
1 7 (1.02%) Amazon AWS
2 6 (0.87%) Microsoft Azure
3 3 (0.44%) Office 365
4 2 (0.29%) SaaS
4 2 (0.29%) Google Apps
Communications & Networking
1 80 (11.64%) Network Security
2 74 (10.77%) Firewall
3 65 (9.46%) TCP/IP
4 38 (5.53%) VPN
5 37 (5.39%) DNS
6 35 (5.09%) WAN
7 33 (4.80%) LAN
8 28 (4.08%) DHCP
9 24 (3.49%) Internet
10 23 (3.35%) Cisco ASA
11 20 (2.91%) SAN
12 17 (2.47%) SMS
13 14 (2.04%) Wireless
14 13 (1.89%) SSL
15 11 (1.60%) IPsec
15 11 (1.60%) Cisco IOS
16 10 (1.46%) OSPF
16 10 (1.46%) BGP
16 10 (1.46%) VoIP
16 10 (1.46%) Cisco Nexus
Database & Business Intelligence
1 58 (8.44%) SQL Server
2 42 (6.11%) Oracle Database
3 34 (4.95%) Relational Database
4 23 (3.35%) Oracle Database 11g
4 23 (3.35%) Oracle Reports
5 17 (2.47%) Data Warehouse
6 16 (2.33%) RDBMS
7 13 (1.89%) SQL Server Analysis Services
8 11 (1.60%) Oracle9i Database
9 6 (0.87%) SQLPlus
9 6 (0.87%) PostgreSQL
9 6 (0.87%) Oracle BI Publisher
10 5 (0.73%) Oracle Database 12c
10 5 (0.73%) SQL Server Reporting Services
11 4 (0.58%) SQL Server Integration Services
11 4 (0.58%) SQL Server 2008
12 3 (0.44%) MongoDB
12 3 (0.44%) NoSQL
12 3 (0.44%) Big Data
12 3 (0.44%) DB2
Development Applications
1 20 (2.91%) JIRA
2 14 (2.04%) Oracle Forms
3 11 (1.60%) Subversion
3 11 (1.60%) Maven
3 11 (1.60%) JUnit
3 11 (1.60%) Jenkins
4 3 (0.44%) RSpec
4 3 (0.44%) Capybara
4 3 (0.44%) Atlassian Bamboo
5 2 (0.29%) Team Foundation Server
5 2 (0.29%) Mercurial
5 2 (0.29%) PeopleTools
5 2 (0.29%) ProC
6 1 (0.15%) Oracle APEX
General
1 310 (45.12%) Finance
2 86 (12.52%) Banking
3 59 (8.59%) Retail
4 46 (6.70%) Telecoms
5 23 (3.35%) Legal
6 22 (3.20%) Retail Banking
7 15 (2.18%) French Language
7 15 (2.18%) Investment Banking
8 14 (2.04%) Law
8 14 (2.04%) Back Office
9 13 (1.89%) Manufacturing
10 11 (1.60%) Pharmaceutical
11 8 (1.16%) General Ledger
12 7 (1.02%) German Language
13 6 (0.87%) Italian Language
13 6 (0.87%) Marketing
13 6 (0.87%) Spanish Language
13 6 (0.87%) Multimedia
13 6 (0.87%) Front Office
14 5 (0.73%) Games
Job Titles
1 167 (24.31%) Analyst
2 98 (14.26%) Consultant
3 53 (7.71%) Security Consultant
4 47 (6.84%) Business Analyst
5 39 (5.68%) Administrator
6 32 (4.66%) Project Manager
7 31 (4.51%) IT Consultant
7 31 (4.51%) Security Analyst
8 27 (3.93%) Security Manager
9 25 (3.64%) Security Officer
10 24 (3.49%) Security Engineer
11 21 (3.06%) Risk Manager
11 21 (3.06%) Developer
11 21 (3.06%) DBA
11 21 (3.06%) Wintel Consultant
12 20 (2.91%) Governance Manager
12 20 (2.91%) Architect
13 18 (2.62%) Network Engineer
13 18 (2.62%) Information Security Analyst
13 18 (2.62%) Information Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 41 (5.97%) Web Services
2 23 (3.35%) HTML
2 23 (3.35%) CSS
2 23 (3.35%) HTML5
3 18 (2.62%) CSS3
4 17 (2.47%) SOAP
4 17 (2.47%) .NET
5 16 (2.33%) J2EE
6 13 (1.89%) Ajax
6 13 (1.89%) jQuery
7 12 (1.75%) Java EE
8 11 (1.60%) Hibernate
8 11 (1.60%) Spring
8 11 (1.60%) AngularJS
9 8 (1.16%) XML
10 7 (1.02%) JMS
11 6 (0.87%) Regular Expression
11 6 (0.87%) REST
12 4 (0.58%) Middleware
12 4 (0.58%) Lucene
Miscellaneous
1 99 (14.41%) Management Information System
2 72 (10.48%) Analytical Skills
3 44 (6.40%) Computer Science
4 24 (3.49%) SWIFT
5 21 (3.06%) Cryptography
6 18 (2.62%) Replication
7 17 (2.47%) APACS
7 17 (2.47%) IVR
7 17 (2.47%) Mathematics
8 15 (2.18%) Data Protection Act
8 15 (2.18%) FMCG
9 11 (1.60%) PKI
9 11 (1.60%) Derivative
10 10 (1.46%) AS400
10 10 (1.46%) Open Source
10 10 (1.46%) Performance Metrics
11 9 (1.31%) CLARiiON
12 8 (1.16%) Client/Server
12 8 (1.16%) Blackberry
13 7 (1.02%) Mainframe
Operating Systems
1 171 (24.89%) Windows
2 101 (14.70%) Linux
3 84 (12.23%) UNIX
4 38 (5.53%) Windows Server 2008
5 32 (4.66%) Solaris
6 26 (3.78%) Windows 2000
7 14 (2.04%) Windows Server 2012
8 13 (1.89%) Windows Server 2003
9 10 (1.46%) SUSE
10 9 (1.31%) Oracle Linux
11 7 (1.02%) Windows 7
11 7 (1.02%) HPUX
12 6 (0.87%) AIX
13 5 (0.73%) Windows 8
14 4 (0.58%) Windows XP
14 4 (0.58%) Mac OS X
14 4 (0.58%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
15 3 (0.44%) Android
16 2 (0.29%) Mac OS
16 2 (0.29%) CentOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 203 (29.55%) ITIL
2 188 (27.37%) Information Security
3 111 (16.16%) Risk Management
4 81 (11.79%) Project Management
5 69 (10.04%) Data Security
6 68 (9.90%) Change Management
7 66 (9.61%) Data Protection
8 61 (8.88%) Security Management
9 57 (8.30%) PRINCE2
10 56 (8.15%) Stakeholder Management
11 55 (8.01%) Agile Software Development
12 53 (7.71%) E-Commerce
13 47 (6.84%) Business Intelligence
13 47 (6.84%) Change Control
14 44 (6.40%) Information Security Management
15 43 (6.26%) Business Continuity
15 43 (6.26%) Security Architecture
16 39 (5.68%) Migration
17 38 (5.53%) Disaster Recovery
18 37 (5.39%) Service Delivery
Programming Languages
1 101 (14.70%) SQL
2 39 (5.68%) Java
3 38 (5.53%) PL/SQL
4 18 (2.62%) C
5 16 (2.33%) JavaScript
6 15 (2.18%) Perl
6 15 (2.18%) Shell Script
7 12 (1.75%) VB
7 12 (1.75%) Bash Shell
8 11 (1.60%) Korn
8 11 (1.60%) C-shell
8 11 (1.60%) AWK
9 9 (1.31%) VBScript
9 9 (1.31%) C#
9 9 (1.31%) PowerShell
10 5 (0.73%) C++
10 5 (0.73%) VB.NET
11 4 (0.58%) Ruby
12 3 (0.44%) T-SQL
13 2 (0.29%) Python
Qualifications
1 158 (23.00%) CISSP
2 118 (17.18%) CISM
3 97 (14.12%) Degree
4 88 (12.81%) CISA
5 37 (5.39%) PCI QSA
6 34 (4.95%) Cisco Certification
7 33 (4.80%) Microsoft Certification
8 30 (4.37%) CCNA
8 30 (4.37%) CRISC
9 28 (4.08%) CCNP
10 26 (3.78%) MCSE
11 25 (3.64%) ITIL Certification
12 23 (3.35%) CCA
12 23 (3.35%) ISSAP
12 23 (3.35%) ISSMP
13 20 (2.91%) PMP
14 19 (2.77%) PMI Certification
15 18 (2.62%) Security Cleared
16 16 (2.33%) SC Cleared
17 11 (1.60%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 194 (28.24%) PCI DSS
2 168 (24.45%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 100 (14.56%) COBIT
4 47 (6.84%) QA
5 33 (4.80%) SLA
6 24 (3.49%) Basel II
7 20 (2.91%) ISO 9001
8 19 (2.77%) BS7799
8 19 (2.77%) Solvency II
9 17 (2.47%) GPG13
9 17 (2.47%) ISO 8583
10 16 (2.33%) COSO
11 13 (1.89%) ISO/IEC 17799
12 11 (1.60%) HIPAA
13 7 (1.02%) Basel III
14 5 (0.73%) GAMP
14 5 (0.73%) CRD IV
15 4 (0.58%) GxP
15 4 (0.58%) GAAP
16 3 (0.44%) GCP
System Software
1 78 (11.35%) Active Directory
2 23 (3.35%) Oracle RMAN
2 23 (3.35%) Oracle RAC
2 23 (3.35%) VMware ESXi
3 19 (2.77%) VMware Infrastructure
4 15 (2.18%) ISA Server
5 13 (1.89%) Squid
6 11 (1.60%) Hyper-V
7 8 (1.16%) RACF
8 6 (0.87%) Xen
9 5 (0.73%) Snort
10 4 (0.58%) XenApp
10 4 (0.58%) Citrix Presentation Server
11 3 (0.44%) Gluster
12 2 (0.29%) UAG
12 2 (0.29%) vSphere
12 2 (0.29%) Microsoft App-V
12 2 (0.29%) KVM
13 1 (0.15%) ProxySG
13 1 (0.15%) VMware ESX
Systems Management
1 30 (4.37%) SCCM
2 23 (3.35%) Data Guard
3 17 (2.47%) ARCserve
4 11 (1.60%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
5 4 (0.58%) Opscode Chef
6 3 (0.44%) Forefront Identity Manager
6 3 (0.44%) Tivoli
6 3 (0.44%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
6 3 (0.44%) SCOM
6 3 (0.44%) McAfee ePO
7 1 (0.15%) Puppet
7 1 (0.15%) Oracle Identity Management
7 1 (0.15%) Red Hat Spacewalk
7 1 (0.15%) SolarWinds Orion
7 1 (0.15%) Control-M
7 1 (0.15%) Nagios
7 1 (0.15%) MOM
7 1 (0.15%) Nessus
7 1 (0.15%) WMI
7 1 (0.15%) WSUS
Vendors
1 112 (16.30%) Oracle
2 68 (9.90%) Microsoft
3 62 (9.02%) Cisco
4 38 (5.53%) SAP
5 33 (4.80%) HP
5 33 (4.80%) Juniper
6 32 (4.66%) Websense
6 32 (4.66%) ServiceNow
7 31 (4.51%) VMware
7 31 (4.51%) CheckPoint
8 22 (3.20%) F5
9 18 (2.62%) McAfee
10 14 (2.04%) Blue Coat
10 14 (2.04%) EMC
11 13 (1.89%) IBM
11 13 (1.89%) Citrix
11 13 (1.89%) Apple
11 13 (1.89%) SolarWinds
12 12 (1.75%) Business Objects
13 11 (1.60%) Hitachi
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Salary: £60000 - £70000 per annum + Bonus, Pension, Health
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Newbury
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Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum + Bonus, Pension, Health
Posted: 6 days ago
Coventry
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Salary: £30000.00 - £40000.00 per annum + Benefits
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Coventry
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Salary: £35000.00 - £40000.00 per annum + Benefits
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Salary: £30000.00 - £40000.00 per annum + Benefits
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Salary: £20000 - £25000 per annum + +Great Benefits
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Newbury
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Salary: £60000 - £65000 per annum + Bonus, Benefits
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Salary: £28000.00 - £32000.00 per annum + Benefits
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Berkshire
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Salary: £60000 - £65000 per annum + Pension, Health Care, Bonus
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DP Connect
Salary: £65000 - £70000 per annum + 10% Bonus, Pension, Health Care
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Salary: £50000 - £80000 per annum + Bonus + More
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Hays IT - Uk Posting account
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DP Connect
Salary: £60000 - £70000 per annum + Pension, bonus, gym, healthcare
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Salary: £40000 - £60000 per annum + Bonus + Benefits
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London
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Salary: £45000 - £65000 per annum + Bonus + Benefits
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