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 25 June 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
25 Jun 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Sarbanes-Oxley (SOX, Sarbox)
Rank 647 644 722
Rank change year-on-year
-3 +78
Permanent jobs citing Sarbanes-Oxley 282 334 291
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.29% 0.30% 0.24%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 2.47% 2.66% 2.13%
Number of salaries quoted 220 200 214
Median salary £55,000 £55,500 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
-0.90% +16.84%
90% offered a salary of more than £40,000 £42,050 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £78,000 £80,000 £62,850
UK excluding London median salary £52,500 £50,000 £44,500
% change year-on-year
+5.00% +12.35%

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
11430 12572 13683
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 11.78% 11.36% 11.32%
Number of salaries quoted 9126 9904 10649
Median salary £50,000 £47,000 £46,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+6.38% +1.07%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £27,500 £28,000
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £70,000 £75,000
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £42,500 £41,500
% change year-on-year
+5.88% +2.40%

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 25 June 2016 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 25 June 2016. 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
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 +19 269 £55,000 -2.65% 32
London +20 128 £55,000 -8.33% 8
South East +27 61 £52,500 -4.97% 9
West Midlands 0 30 £65,000 +40.54% 5
Berkshire -1 27 £52,500 -12.50% 3
City of London +17 21 £54,500 -8.40% 2
North West +18 19 £52,500 +7.69% 2
Crawley -1 15 £47,500 +4.97% 2
West Sussex -4 15 £47,500 +3.26% 2
Manchester +4 14 £52,500 +10.52% 1
South West +21 13 £75,000 +50.00% 3
Birmingham -4 12 £61,000 +1.66% 1
Staffordshire +7 11 £67,500 -
Surrey +18 10 £70,000 +55.55% 2
Gloucestershire +4 10 £80,000 +90.47% 3
Yorkshire +13 9 £38,750 -38.49% 2
Stoke-on-Trent - 9 £47,500 -
Reading +18 8 £70,000 -6.66% 2
East of England +36 7 £31,500 -30.00% 1
Bracknell +2 7 £52,500 -22.22% 1
West Yorkshire -3 7 £38,750 -38.49% 2
Norfolk - 7 £31,500 -
Leeds +23 6 £40,000 -36.50% 2
Nottinghamshire +10 6 £57,500 -54.00%
Nottingham +10 6 £57,500 -
East Midlands +8 6 £57,500 -54.00% 1
Bolton +2 6 £52,500 +16.66% 1
Norwich - 6 £31,500 -
Cheltenham - 5 £95,000 - 3
Buckinghamshire +29 4 - - 1

Sarbanes-Oxley
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 25 June 2016, 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.

1 227 (40.32%) Finance
2 213 (37.83%) Information Security
3 161 (28.60%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 156 (27.71%) PCI DSS
5 143 (25.40%) COBIT
6 140 (24.87%) CISSP
7 139 (24.69%) ITIL
8 133 (23.62%) CISA
9 115 (20.43%) CISM
10 112 (19.89%) Degree
11 106 (18.83%) IT Audit
12 102 (18.12%) Risk Management
12 102 (18.12%) Project Management
13 85 (15.10%) Analytical Skills
14 75 (13.32%) Windows
15 72 (12.79%) CRISC
16 69 (12.26%) Firewall
17 68 (12.08%) Cybersecurity
18 66 (11.72%) Management Information System
19 64 (11.37%) Banking
20 58 (10.30%) Disaster Recovery
21 53 (9.41%) Oracle
21 53 (9.41%) Retail
22 52 (9.24%) Stakeholder Management
23 51 (9.06%) Internal Audit
24 50 (8.88%) Data Privacy
24 50 (8.88%) Business Continuity
25 48 (8.53%) SAP
25 48 (8.53%) Cisco
26 44 (7.82%) Data Protection

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 16 (2.84%) IIS
2 14 (2.49%) MS Exchange
3 7 (1.24%) Exchange Server 2007
4 6 (1.07%) SharePoint
5 5 (0.89%) JBoss
5 5 (0.89%) WildFly
6 2 (0.36%) JCAPS
6 2 (0.36%) WebSphere
7 1 (0.18%) Exchange Server 2010
7 1 (0.18%) Exchange Server 2013
7 1 (0.18%) NetWeaver
7 1 (0.18%) WordPress
Applications
1 16 (2.84%) MS Excel
2 13 (2.31%) MS Office
3 3 (0.53%) MS PowerPoint
4 2 (0.36%) MS Visio
5 1 (0.18%) Adobe Creative Suite
5 1 (0.18%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 20 (3.55%) SAP GRC
2 17 (3.02%) HFM
3 8 (1.42%) JDE EnterpriseOne
4 5 (0.89%) SAP Retail
5 3 (0.53%) SAP Oil and Gas
6 2 (0.36%) Kondor
7 1 (0.18%) Cognos Controller
7 1 (0.18%) Cognos TM1
7 1 (0.18%) Dynamics AX
7 1 (0.18%) Dynamics CRM
7 1 (0.18%) Hyperion Planning
7 1 (0.18%) Oracle Cash Management
7 1 (0.18%) Payment Gateway
7 1 (0.18%) SAP APO
7 1 (0.18%) SAP BPC
7 1 (0.18%) SAP LE
7 1 (0.18%) SAP MM
7 1 (0.18%) SAP R/3
7 1 (0.18%) SAP SD
Cloud Services
1 14 (2.49%) SaaS
2 10 (1.78%) Office 365
3 9 (1.60%) OpenShift
4 5 (0.89%) Cloud Computing
5 4 (0.71%) Amazon AWS
5 4 (0.71%) Microsoft Azure
6 3 (0.53%) IaaS
7 1 (0.18%) Azure Active Directory
7 1 (0.18%) Google Analytics
Communications & Networking
1 69 (12.26%) Firewall
2 41 (7.28%) Network Security
3 33 (5.86%) LAN
3 33 (5.86%) WAN
4 26 (4.62%) VoIP
5 22 (3.91%) Internet
5 22 (3.91%) TCP/IP
6 19 (3.37%) DNS
6 19 (3.37%) SAN
7 18 (3.20%) Cisco ASA
8 13 (2.31%) VPN
9 12 (2.13%) IP Telephony
9 12 (2.13%) SSL
10 11 (1.95%) NAS
10 11 (1.95%) Wireless
11 10 (1.78%) BIG-IP
11 10 (1.78%) Intrusion Detection
12 7 (1.24%) DHCP
13 6 (1.07%) FTP
13 6 (1.07%) ISDN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 21 (3.73%) SQL Server
2 16 (2.84%) Hyperion Smart View
3 13 (2.31%) Relational Database
4 9 (1.60%) Oracle Reports
5 8 (1.42%) Oracle Database
6 5 (0.89%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 5 (0.89%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 3 (0.53%) GIS
7 3 (0.53%) MySQL
7 3 (0.53%) OLAP
7 3 (0.53%) Oracle OLAP
7 3 (0.53%) SAP BW
7 3 (0.53%) SQL Server 2008
8 2 (0.36%) Big Data
8 2 (0.36%) MS Access
9 1 (0.18%) Data Mining
9 1 (0.18%) Oracle Database 12c
9 1 (0.18%) SAP BI
9 1 (0.18%) SAP HANA
9 1 (0.18%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 6 (1.07%) VSS/SourceSafe
2 3 (0.53%) Git (software)
2 3 (0.53%) Liquibase
2 3 (0.53%) Subversion
2 3 (0.53%) Team Foundation Server
3 2 (0.36%) Burp Suite
General
1 227 (40.32%) Finance
2 64 (11.37%) Banking
3 53 (9.41%) Retail
4 40 (7.10%) Telecoms
5 37 (6.57%) Legal
6 16 (2.84%) Manufacturing
7 15 (2.66%) French Language
7 15 (2.66%) Investment Banking
8 14 (2.49%) Pharmaceutical
9 12 (2.13%) International Banking
10 5 (0.89%) Back Office
10 5 (0.89%) Financial Institution
10 5 (0.89%) German Language
10 5 (0.89%) Marketing
11 4 (0.71%) Billing
11 4 (0.71%) Corporate Banking
12 3 (0.53%) Electronics
13 2 (0.36%) Retail Banking
14 1 (0.18%) Mandarin Language
14 1 (0.18%) Spanish Language
Job Titles
1 119 (21.14%) Analyst
2 71 (12.61%) Consultant
3 65 (11.55%) IT Manager
4 48 (8.53%) Security Consultant
5 46 (8.17%) Security Manager
6 39 (6.93%) Auditor
7 33 (5.86%) Security Analyst
8 31 (5.51%) Audit Manager
9 30 (5.33%) IT Auditor
10 28 (4.97%) Architect
10 28 (4.97%) Compliance Manager
11 27 (4.80%) IT Audit Manager
12 24 (4.26%) IT Analyst
13 20 (3.55%) Security Officer
14 19 (3.37%) Compliance Analyst
14 19 (3.37%) IT Consultant
14 19 (3.37%) Junior
15 18 (3.20%) Information Officer
15 18 (3.20%) Information Security Officer
15 18 (3.20%) IT Security Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 18 (3.20%) Web Services
2 14 (2.49%) .NET
3 10 (1.78%) JSON
3 10 (1.78%) SOAP
4 7 (1.24%) 802.1X
5 6 (1.07%) Middleware
6 4 (0.71%) ASP.NET
6 4 (0.71%) jQuery
7 2 (0.36%) .NET Framework
7 2 (0.36%) Java EE
7 2 (0.36%) JSF
7 2 (0.36%) SAP Basis
8 1 (0.18%) EDIFACT
8 1 (0.18%) Node.js
8 1 (0.18%) OAuth
8 1 (0.18%) ODBC
8 1 (0.18%) Regular Expression
8 1 (0.18%) SAML
8 1 (0.18%) WAP
8 1 (0.18%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 85 (15.10%) Analytical Skills
2 66 (11.72%) Management Information System
3 42 (7.46%) Data Centre
4 27 (4.80%) Computer Science
5 20 (3.55%) PKI
6 19 (3.37%) FMCG
7 16 (2.84%) Virtual Team
8 15 (2.66%) Cryptography
9 14 (2.49%) Data Protection Act
10 11 (1.95%) Mathematics
11 9 (1.60%) Data Extraction
11 9 (1.60%) Enterprise Software
12 8 (1.42%) Data Integration
12 8 (1.42%) NHS
13 6 (1.07%) CESG
13 6 (1.07%) Cyberthreat
13 6 (1.07%) Embedded Systems
13 6 (1.07%) Smartcard
14 5 (0.89%) Driving Licence
14 5 (0.89%) EqualLogic
Operating Systems
1 75 (13.32%) Windows
2 40 (7.10%) Linux
3 26 (4.62%) Unix
4 23 (4.09%) Windows Server
5 14 (2.49%) Solaris
6 7 (1.24%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 4 (0.71%) Windows Server 2012
7 4 (0.71%) zOS
8 3 (0.53%) Windows Server 2008
9 1 (0.18%) Mac OS X
9 1 (0.18%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 213 (37.83%) Information Security
2 139 (24.69%) ITIL
3 106 (18.83%) IT Audit
4 102 (18.12%) Project Management
4 102 (18.12%) Risk Management
5 68 (12.08%) Cybersecurity
6 58 (10.30%) Disaster Recovery
7 52 (9.24%) Stakeholder Management
8 51 (9.06%) Internal Audit
9 50 (8.88%) Business Continuity
9 50 (8.88%) Data Privacy
10 44 (7.82%) Data Protection
11 43 (7.64%) Information Governance
12 42 (7.46%) Security Management
13 41 (7.28%) Resilience Testing
14 40 (7.10%) Incident Management
15 39 (6.93%) Service Delivery
16 37 (6.57%) Continuous Improvement
17 35 (6.22%) ERP
18 34 (6.04%) Service Management
Programming Languages
1 38 (6.75%) SQL
2 21 (3.73%) C
3 16 (2.84%) PowerShell
4 11 (1.95%) C#
4 11 (1.95%) Java
5 10 (1.78%) Python
6 9 (1.60%) Bash Shell
6 9 (1.60%) Perl
7 5 (0.89%) JavaScript
8 4 (0.71%) T-SQL
9 3 (0.53%) PL/SQL
10 1 (0.18%) Korn
10 1 (0.18%) VBA
Qualifications
1 140 (24.87%) CISSP
2 133 (23.62%) CISA
3 115 (20.43%) CISM
4 112 (19.89%) Degree
5 72 (12.79%) CRISC
6 39 (6.93%) Cisco Certification
7 32 (5.68%) CCNP
8 26 (4.62%) ACCA
9 25 (4.44%) ITIL Certification
10 21 (3.73%) CEH
11 19 (3.37%) CIMA
12 16 (2.84%) CCIE
13 14 (2.49%) CCNA
13 14 (2.49%) CGEIT
14 12 (2.13%) GCIA
14 12 (2.13%) GCIH
14 12 (2.13%) SSCP
15 11 (1.95%) CLAS
15 11 (1.95%) PCI QSA
16 10 (1.78%) SANS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 161 (28.60%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 156 (27.71%) PCI DSS
3 143 (25.40%) COBIT
4 22 (3.91%) ISAE 3402
4 22 (3.91%) SSAE 16
5 17 (3.02%) ISO 9001
6 16 (2.84%) Val IT
7 15 (2.66%) SLA
8 14 (2.49%) HIPAA
9 12 (2.13%) ISO22301
10 11 (1.95%) Solvency II
11 8 (1.42%) COSO
11 8 (1.42%) GxP
12 6 (1.07%) ISO27005
12 6 (1.07%) QA
13 3 (0.53%) Basel III
13 3 (0.53%) BS7799
13 3 (0.53%) CRD IV
14 2 (0.36%) BS25999
14 2 (0.36%) JSP 440
System Software
1 40 (7.10%) Active Directory
2 22 (3.91%) VMware Infrastructure
3 16 (2.84%) Hyper-V
3 16 (2.84%) vSphere
4 9 (1.60%) VMware ESX
5 7 (1.24%) XenApp
6 4 (0.71%) RACF
7 1 (0.18%) ACF2
7 1 (0.18%) DFS Replication
7 1 (0.18%) Squid
7 1 (0.18%) Virtual Servers
Systems Management
1 12 (2.13%) Cisco Prime
2 11 (1.95%) SCCM
2 11 (1.95%) WSUS
3 10 (1.78%) Cisco CUCM
3 10 (1.78%) Cisco UCCX
4 9 (1.60%) Kibana
4 9 (1.60%) Red Hat Spacewalk
4 9 (1.60%) WMI
5 8 (1.42%) RSA Archer
6 7 (1.24%) RSA Security Analytics
7 6 (1.07%) Cisco UCCE
8 5 (0.89%) zSecure
9 3 (0.53%) Puppet
10 2 (0.36%) Backup Exec
10 2 (0.36%) EMC NetWorker
10 2 (0.36%) HP Fortify
10 2 (0.36%) ITRS Geneos
10 2 (0.36%) Norton AntiVirus
10 2 (0.36%) WebInspect
11 1 (0.18%) NetBackup
Vendors
1 53 (9.41%) Oracle
2 48 (8.53%) Cisco
2 48 (8.53%) SAP
3 32 (5.68%) Microsoft
4 27 (4.80%) VMware
5 25 (4.44%) Hyperion
5 25 (4.44%) Qualys
6 16 (2.84%) Red Hat
7 12 (2.13%) SolarWinds
8 11 (1.95%) Symantec
9 10 (1.78%) JD Edwards
9 10 (1.78%) ServiceNow
10 9 (1.60%) Citrix
10 9 (1.60%) Intel Security
11 8 (1.42%) F5
11 8 (1.42%) Forcepoint
12 7 (1.24%) Dell
12 7 (1.24%) HP
12 7 (1.24%) Palo Alto
12 7 (1.24%) Sun
UK
Fruition IT Resources Limited
Salary: £50000 - £120000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Sanderson
Salary: £60000.00 - £80000.00 per annum + bonus + benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Buckinghamshire
Maclean Moore Consulting
Salary: From £70,000 to £90,000 per annum Bonus, Pension, Healthcare, Life Ins
Posted: Yesterday
UK
Acumin
Salary: Up to £110,000 per annum DOE + benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
UK
NCC Group
Salary: Salary, Bonus, Car, Pension, Holidays
Posted: 3 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
ASDA
Salary: Market Salary + Bonus + Car
Posted: 3 days ago
Aldershot, Hampshire
CSC
Salary: Competitive
Posted: Yesterday
London
E-synergy Solutions
Salary: £70000 - £100000 per annum + Excellent Benefits Package
Posted: 4 days ago
Crawley, West Sussex
Comtecs
Salary: £70000 - £75000 Per Annum + Bonus + Excellent Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Crawley, West Sussex
Comtecs
Salary: £28000 - £33000 Per Annum + Excellent Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Cheltenham, Gloucestershire
Acumin
Salary: Up to £95,000 per annum + benefits DOE
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Tech
Salary: £65k - 75k per year + 20% bonus
Posted: 4 days ago
London
Networking People
Salary: £50000 - £90000 per annum + Bonus + Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Redhill, Surrey
Complete Tech Limited
Salary: Up to £55,000 per annum & benefits & up to 20% annual bonus
Posted: 2 days ago
Cheltenham
Michael Page Technology
Salary: £45000 - £60000 per annum + package
Posted: 8 days ago
London
Sanderson
Salary: £45000 - £95000 per annum
Posted: 8 days ago
City, London
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £40,000 - £60,000
Posted: 2 days ago
Belfast
Nigel Frank International Limited - Newcastle
Posted: 3 days ago
Bracknell, Berkshire
People Source Consulting
Salary: £65000 - £70000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
West Midlands
Interquest - IQ Tech
Salary: £55000 - £65000 per annum
Posted: 10 days ago
West Midlands
Interquest - IQ Tech
Salary: £55000 - £65000 per annum
Posted: 10 days ago
Cheltenham, Gloucestershire
CSC
Posted: 23 days ago
Bolton
Robert Walters UK
Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 22 days ago
Reading, UK
Wipro
Posted: 15 days ago
West Midlands
Interquest - IQ Tech
Salary: £70000 - £80000 per annum
Posted: 12 days ago
West Midlands
Interquest - IQ Tech
Salary: £70000 - £80000 per annum
Posted: 11 days ago
England
People Source Consulting
Salary: £65000 - £75000 per annum + bonus and benefits
Posted: 18 days ago
Liverpool
HFG
Salary: £45000 - £60000 per annum, Benefits: bonus & corporate benefits
Posted: 17 days ago
London or Reading UK
Wipro
Posted: 18 days ago