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 12 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
12 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Sarbanes-Oxley (SOX, Sarbox)
Rank 638 621 645
Rank change year-on-year
-17 +24
Permanent jobs citing Sarbanes-Oxley 310 334 303
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.31% 0.31% 0.29%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 2.54% 2.84% 2.63%
Number of salaries quoted 234 220 201
Average salary £51,250 £55,000 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-6.81% +22.22%
90% offered a salary of more than £37,800 £35,000 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £71,000 £67,500
UK excluding London average salary £47,500 £48,750 £44,000
% change year-on-year
-2.56% +10.79%

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
12200 11759 11516
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 12.05% 11.05% 10.94%
Number of salaries quoted 9695 9176 8843
Average salary £50,000 £45,000 £47,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+11.11% -5.26%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £29,000 £28,000
10% offered a salary of more than £72,500 £72,500 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £44,000 £42,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+3.52% -

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 12 February 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 average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Sarbanes-Oxley within the UK over the 3 months to 12 February 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
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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 +3 299 £51,250 -6.81% 35
London -2 110 £60,000 - 15
South East +7 88 £45,625 -3.94% 9
West Midlands +1 37 £47,500 -5.00% 3
Berkshire -33 27 £45,000 -28.00% 1
Buckinghamshire +8 20 £44,000 +25.71% 3
Yorkshire +3 17 £40,000 -38.46% 2
West Yorkshire -8 17 £40,000 -38.46% 2
Hampshire +26 15 £52,500 -16.00% 4
City of London +25 15 £52,000 -7.55% 6
North West +12 13 £42,500 -22.72% 4
Surrey +9 13 £53,750 +19.44% 1
East Midlands -8 12 £50,000 +12.35%
Staffordshire - 12 £56,250 -
Milton Keynes +10 11 £44,000 -21.77% 1
East of England -2 11 £55,000 -18.51% 1
Southampton +13 10 £52,500 -34.37% 4
Slough +6 9 £40,000 -10.11%
Halifax +5 9 £50,000 +16.27%
Northamptonshire +2 8 £37,500 -16.66%
Birmingham -3 8 £66,750 +33.50%
Stoke-on-Trent - 8 £56,250 -
Scotland +1 7 £78,750 +61.53% 1
Warwickshire -16 7 £50,000 +33.33% 1
Canary Wharf - 7 £50,000 -
Bracknell +8 6 £46,250 -31.48%
Liverpool -3 6 £51,500 +3.00% 1
Merseyside -7 6 £51,500 +3.00% 1
Leeds -10 6 £40,000 -24.88% 2
Warwick -24 6 £50,250 -

Sarbanes-Oxley
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 12 February 2016, 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.

1 278 (44.20%) Finance
2 208 (33.07%) Information Security
3 174 (27.66%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 166 (26.39%) Degree
5 152 (24.17%) CISSP
6 148 (23.53%) PCI DSS
7 118 (18.76%) CISA
8 113 (17.97%) CISM
8 113 (17.97%) Analytical Skills
9 112 (17.81%) ITIL
10 107 (17.01%) Management Information System
11 101 (16.06%) Project Management
12 100 (15.90%) COBIT
13 94 (14.94%) Risk Management
14 92 (14.63%) Firewall
15 90 (14.31%) Windows
15 90 (14.31%) IT Audit
16 78 (12.40%) Oracle
17 73 (11.61%) Microsoft
18 70 (11.13%) Disaster Recovery
19 69 (10.97%) Banking
20 66 (10.49%) SQL
21 61 (9.70%) Computer Science
22 57 (9.06%) Legal
23 56 (8.90%) Data Privacy
24 54 (8.59%) PRINCE2
25 53 (8.43%) MS Excel
26 50 (7.95%) Business Intelligence
26 50 (7.95%) Stakeholder Management
26 50 (7.95%) SDLC

Sarbanes-Oxley
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 12 February 2016, 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 31 (4.93%) SharePoint
2 15 (2.38%) SAS
3 10 (1.59%) Apache
3 10 (1.59%) IIS
3 10 (1.59%) JBoss
3 10 (1.59%) Oracle Application Server
4 6 (0.95%) WebLogic
4 6 (0.95%) WildFly
5 5 (0.79%) Exchange Server 2010
5 5 (0.79%) MS Exchange
6 4 (0.64%) nginx
6 4 (0.64%) Tomcat
6 4 (0.64%) TWiki
7 3 (0.48%) JCAPS
8 1 (0.16%) CMS
8 1 (0.16%) Exchange Server 2007
8 1 (0.16%) SharePoint 2010
8 1 (0.16%) WordPress
Applications
1 53 (8.43%) MS Excel
2 25 (3.97%) MS PowerPoint
3 22 (3.50%) MS Office
4 7 (1.11%) MS Project
5 3 (0.48%) MS Visio
6 1 (0.16%) Adobe Creative Suite
Business Applications
1 20 (3.18%) JDE EnterpriseOne
2 14 (2.23%) SAP CO
2 14 (2.23%) SAP FI
3 12 (1.91%) HFM
4 10 (1.59%) Kondor
5 9 (1.43%) Oracle Financials
5 9 (1.43%) SAP FI/CO
6 8 (1.27%) Dynamics NAV
7 6 (0.95%) Cognos Controller
7 6 (0.95%) SAP GRC
7 6 (0.95%) SAP Oil and Gas
8 5 (0.79%) Oracle Payables
8 5 (0.79%) Oracle Receivables
8 5 (0.79%) SAP APO
8 5 (0.79%) SAP FI-AP
8 5 (0.79%) SAP PP
8 5 (0.79%) SAP SD
9 4 (0.64%) SAP R/3
10 3 (0.48%) Cognos TM1
11 1 (0.16%) Oracle Cash Management
Cloud Services
1 13 (2.07%) Amazon AWS
2 11 (1.75%) Cloud Computing
3 9 (1.43%) Microsoft Azure
3 9 (1.43%) SaaS
4 6 (0.95%) Office 365
5 5 (0.79%) IaaS
6 4 (0.64%) GitHub
7 2 (0.32%) Google Analytics
Communications & Networking
1 92 (14.63%) Firewall
2 49 (7.79%) Network Security
3 31 (4.93%) WAN
4 30 (4.77%) DNS
4 30 (4.77%) LAN
5 26 (4.13%) FTP
5 26 (4.13%) SAN
5 26 (4.13%) VoIP
6 25 (3.97%) TCP/IP
7 22 (3.50%) Internet
8 20 (3.18%) Cisco ASA
9 19 (3.02%) SSL
10 18 (2.86%) VPN
11 11 (1.75%) IP Telephony
12 10 (1.59%) Cisco Nexus
12 10 (1.59%) Wi-Fi
13 9 (1.43%) Intrusion Detection
14 8 (1.27%) DHCP
14 8 (1.27%) WebEx
15 7 (1.11%) HSRP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 29 (4.61%) Data Warehouse
2 28 (4.45%) SQL Server
3 25 (3.97%) Relational Database
4 24 (3.82%) MS Access
5 22 (3.50%) Oracle Database
6 18 (2.86%) Oracle Database 11g
7 15 (2.38%) Big Data
8 14 (2.23%) Base SAS
8 14 (2.23%) SAS Enterprise Guide
9 13 (2.07%) Oracle Reports
10 10 (1.59%) MySQL
11 9 (1.43%) SQL Server 2008
11 9 (1.43%) SQL Server Reporting Services
12 8 (1.27%) Hyperion Smart View
13 6 (0.95%) BusinessObjects
13 6 (0.95%) OLAP
13 6 (0.95%) Oracle OLAP
14 5 (0.79%) Crystal Reports
14 5 (0.79%) Oracle9i Database
14 5 (0.79%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 10 (1.59%) Burp Suite
2 9 (1.43%) Git (software)
3 7 (1.11%) VSS/SourceSafe
4 5 (0.79%) Atlassian Bamboo
4 5 (0.79%) Mercurial
4 5 (0.79%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
4 5 (0.79%) Visual Studio
5 4 (0.64%) Bugzilla
5 4 (0.64%) GitLab
5 4 (0.64%) Jenkins
5 4 (0.64%) Maven
5 4 (0.64%) Subversion
5 4 (0.64%) Vagrant
6 3 (0.48%) VersionOne
General
1 278 (44.20%) Finance
2 69 (10.97%) Banking
3 57 (9.06%) Legal
4 49 (7.79%) Telecoms
5 46 (7.31%) Retail
6 34 (5.41%) Manufacturing
7 20 (3.18%) Back Office
8 19 (3.02%) Pharmaceutical
9 14 (2.23%) Investment Banking
10 13 (2.07%) French Language
11 10 (1.59%) Retail Banking
12 9 (1.43%) Front Office
13 6 (0.95%) Financial Institution
13 6 (0.95%) Marketing
14 5 (0.79%) Billing
14 5 (0.79%) Games
14 5 (0.79%) German Language
15 4 (0.64%) General Ledger
16 3 (0.48%) Law
16 3 (0.48%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 156 (24.80%) Analyst
2 70 (11.13%) Consultant
2 70 (11.13%) IT Manager
3 54 (8.59%) Security Analyst
4 51 (8.11%) Auditor
5 45 (7.15%) Security Manager
6 43 (6.84%) IT Auditor
7 36 (5.72%) Business Analyst
8 34 (5.41%) Information Analyst
8 34 (5.41%) Information Security Analyst
9 30 (4.77%) Compliance Manager
9 30 (4.77%) Risk Analyst
9 30 (4.77%) Security Consultant
10 29 (4.61%) IT Analyst
11 28 (4.45%) Administrator
12 25 (3.97%) Project Manager
13 23 (3.66%) Risk Manager
14 21 (3.34%) Architect
14 21 (3.34%) Compliance Analyst
14 21 (3.34%) IT Security Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 19 (3.02%) .NET
2 16 (2.54%) Web Services
3 8 (1.27%) 802.1X
4 7 (1.11%) EDI
5 6 (0.95%) HTML
6 5 (0.79%) ASP.NET
6 5 (0.79%) CSS
6 5 (0.79%) WPF
7 4 (0.64%) LAMP
7 4 (0.64%) LEMP Stack
7 4 (0.64%) MCollective
7 4 (0.64%) RabbitMQ
7 4 (0.64%) Sensu
8 3 (0.48%) JSF
8 3 (0.48%) XML
9 2 (0.32%) WAP
10 1 (0.16%) EDIFACT
10 1 (0.16%) ODBC
10 1 (0.16%) SOAP
10 1 (0.16%) XBRL
Miscellaneous
1 113 (17.97%) Analytical Skills
2 107 (17.01%) Management Information System
3 61 (9.70%) Computer Science
4 40 (6.36%) Data Centre
5 28 (4.45%) PKI
6 18 (2.86%) Data Structures
7 17 (2.70%) EqualLogic
8 16 (2.54%) Cryptography
9 13 (2.07%) FMCG
10 11 (1.75%) Fixed Income
10 11 (1.75%) Mathematics
11 10 (1.59%) Mobile App
12 9 (1.43%) Reinsurance
13 8 (1.27%) Data Protection Act
13 8 (1.27%) Derivative
14 7 (1.11%) Credit Risk
15 6 (0.95%) Biotechnology
15 6 (0.95%) Mainframe
15 6 (0.95%) PMI
15 6 (0.95%) Semantic Web
Operating Systems
1 90 (14.31%) Windows
2 41 (6.52%) Linux
3 39 (6.20%) Unix
4 22 (3.50%) Solaris
5 15 (2.38%) Windows Server
6 14 (2.23%) Windows Server 2008
7 8 (1.27%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 6 (0.95%) Android
8 6 (0.95%) Apple iOS
8 6 (0.95%) Windows 7
8 6 (0.95%) Windows Server 2012
9 3 (0.48%) Windows Server 2003
10 2 (0.32%) Mac OS X
10 2 (0.32%) Ubuntu
10 2 (0.32%) Windows 10
10 2 (0.32%) Windows 8
10 2 (0.32%) Windows XP
11 1 (0.16%) AIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 208 (33.07%) Information Security
2 112 (17.81%) ITIL
3 101 (16.06%) Project Management
4 94 (14.94%) Risk Management
5 90 (14.31%) IT Audit
6 70 (11.13%) Disaster Recovery
7 56 (8.90%) Data Privacy
8 54 (8.59%) PRINCE2
9 50 (7.95%) Business Intelligence
9 50 (7.95%) SDLC
9 50 (7.95%) Stakeholder Management
10 48 (7.63%) E-Commerce
11 46 (7.31%) ERP
12 44 (7.00%) Service Delivery
13 43 (6.84%) Change Control
14 42 (6.68%) Identity Access Management
15 39 (6.20%) Business Continuity
16 38 (6.04%) Data Protection
17 37 (5.88%) Risk Assessment
17 37 (5.88%) Security Management
Programming Languages
1 66 (10.49%) SQL
2 27 (4.29%) VBA
3 24 (3.82%) Perl
4 23 (3.66%) C#
5 22 (3.50%) C
5 22 (3.50%) Java
6 19 (3.02%) Bash Shell
7 16 (2.54%) VB
8 15 (2.38%) AWK
8 15 (2.38%) C-shell
8 15 (2.38%) Korn
8 15 (2.38%) Shell Script
9 6 (0.95%) C++
9 6 (0.95%) PowerShell
10 5 (0.79%) PL/SQL
10 5 (0.79%) VBScript
11 4 (0.64%) Python
11 4 (0.64%) Ruby
11 4 (0.64%) T-SQL
12 3 (0.48%) Ada
Qualifications
1 166 (26.39%) Degree
2 152 (24.17%) CISSP
3 118 (18.76%) CISA
4 113 (17.97%) CISM
5 47 (7.47%) CRISC
6 39 (6.20%) Cisco Certification
7 30 (4.77%) CEH
8 28 (4.45%) CCNP
9 21 (3.34%) SANS
10 19 (3.02%) SSCP
11 17 (2.70%) CCIE
11 17 (2.70%) GIAC
12 16 (2.54%) ACCA
12 16 (2.54%) Security Cleared
13 13 (2.07%) PCI QSA
14 12 (1.91%) PMI Certification
14 12 (1.91%) SC Cleared
15 11 (1.75%) CompTIA Security+
15 11 (1.75%) MBA
15 11 (1.75%) Security+ Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 174 (27.66%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 148 (23.53%) PCI DSS
3 100 (15.90%) COBIT
4 38 (6.04%) SSAE 16
5 21 (3.34%) ISAE 3402
6 20 (3.18%) Data Quality
7 18 (2.86%) SLA
8 15 (2.38%) HIPAA
9 12 (1.91%) COSO
10 11 (1.75%) ISO 9000
11 10 (1.59%) ISO22301
12 9 (1.43%) CRD IV
12 9 (1.43%) QA
12 9 (1.43%) Solvency II
13 7 (1.11%) GPG13
14 6 (0.95%) ISO 9001
15 5 (0.79%) MiFID
16 4 (0.64%) 21 CFR Part 11
16 4 (0.64%) FATCA
16 4 (0.64%) SAS 70
System Software
1 39 (6.20%) Active Directory
2 18 (2.86%) Hyper-V
3 15 (2.38%) Oracle RAC
4 13 (2.07%) VMware Infrastructure
5 7 (1.11%) Squid
6 5 (0.79%) XenApp
7 4 (0.64%) Docker
7 4 (0.64%) iptables
7 4 (0.64%) LXC
7 4 (0.64%) OpenSSH
7 4 (0.64%) Sendmail
7 4 (0.64%) Varnish
7 4 (0.64%) VMware ESX
8 2 (0.32%) vSphere
8 2 (0.32%) XenDesktop
9 1 (0.16%) EMC RecoverPoint
9 1 (0.16%) Terminal Services
Systems Management
1 15 (2.38%) Data Guard
1 15 (2.38%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
1 15 (2.38%) Oracle RMAN
2 12 (1.91%) HP Fortify
3 11 (1.75%) CiscoWorks
4 10 (1.59%) WebInspect
5 9 (1.43%) RSA Security Analytics
6 8 (1.27%) RSA enVision
7 7 (1.11%) Cisco CUCM
7 7 (1.11%) Cisco UCCE
7 7 (1.11%) Cisco UCCX
8 6 (0.95%) AppDetective
9 5 (0.79%) SCCM
10 4 (0.64%) Graphite
10 4 (0.64%) logstash
10 4 (0.64%) Puppet
10 4 (0.64%) systemd
11 2 (0.32%) NetBackup
12 1 (0.16%) Nessus
12 1 (0.16%) SCOM
Vendors
1 78 (12.40%) Oracle
2 73 (11.61%) Microsoft
3 47 (7.47%) SAP
4 40 (6.36%) Cisco
5 26 (4.13%) Symantec
6 20 (3.18%) JD Edwards
6 20 (3.18%) Qualys
7 19 (3.02%) F5
7 19 (3.02%) VMware
8 18 (2.86%) Dell
9 17 (2.70%) IBM
9 17 (2.70%) SonicWALL
10 16 (2.54%) HP
11 15 (2.38%) Juniper
12 14 (2.23%) Hyperion
13 13 (2.07%) Cognos
13 13 (2.07%) Palo Alto
14 12 (1.91%) Forcepoint
15 11 (1.75%) SolarWinds
15 11 (1.75%) Sourcefire
Warwickshire
Opilio Recruitment
Salary: £32k - 39k per year
Posted: 1 hour ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Xchanging
Posted: 3 hours ago
London
Networking People
Salary: bonus and benefits
Posted: 5 hours ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Head Resourcing
Salary: £35000 - £40000.00 per annum + pension, 25 days holiday etc.
Posted: 22 hours ago
City, London
Proprius Recruitment
Salary: From £80,000 to £100,000 per annum Benefits + Bonus
Posted: 23 hours ago
London
Networking People
Salary: bonus and benefits
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £43,000 - £65,000
Posted: Yesterday
High Wycombe, Buckinghamshire
Lorien Resourcing
Salary: £25000 - £28000 per annum + car allowance, benefits
Posted: Yesterday
London
Acumin Consulting
Salary: Up to £50K Plus Package
Posted: Yesterday
Bristol, Avon
Acumin
Salary: Up to £50,000 per annum + Package
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £40,000 - 60,000
Posted: Yesterday
London
Careerwise UK Limited
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum + pension, healthcare, onsite canteen
Posted: Yesterday
West London
QVC
Salary: Competitive
Posted: Yesterday
Bolton, Lancashire
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 35,000 + Package
Posted: 2 days ago
Southampton, Hampshire
Deerfoot IT Resources Ltd
Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum + extensive benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Central London / West End
Nationwide People Ltd
Salary: £65000 - £75000 Per Annum plus benefits package and great office envir
Posted: 3 days ago
Southampton, Hampshire
Deerfoot IT Resources Ltd
Salary: £50000 - £65000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
UK
Acumin
Salary: From £50,000 to £130,000 per annum Package includes medical insurance,
Posted: 3 days ago
High Wycombe, Buckinghamshire
Marcus Donald People
Salary: £15 - £17 per hour
Posted: 3 days ago
Coventry, West Midlands (County)
CDI Anders Elite Ltd
Salary: £40000.00 - £50000.00 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Hertfordshire
Perfect People Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Salary: c£85,000 plus Car Allowance and benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
Leatherhead, Surrey
Reed Technology
Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
City of London
Hays Specialist Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £40000.00 - £50000.00 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 9 days ago
City of London
Hays Specialist Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £40000.00 - £50000.00 per annum + benefits
Posted: 10 days ago
Southampton
Deerfoot IT Resources Ltd
Salary: £50000 - £55000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 14 days ago
Coventry
Hays Specialist Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £24000.00 per annum
Posted: 18 days ago
North West or South
Acumin Consulting
Salary: Competitive salary plus benefits
Posted: 21 days ago
Southampton
Deerfoot IT Resources Ltd
Salary: £50000 - £55000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 22 days ago
Milton Keynes
Parc Ellis
Salary: to £48K + Benefits!
Posted: 24 days ago
Liverpool, Merseyside
Yodel
Posted: 25 days ago