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 30 June 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
30 Jun 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Sarbanes-Oxley (SOX, Sarbox)
Rank 573 645 501
Rank change year-on-year
+72 -144
Permanent jobs citing Sarbanes-Oxley 349 297 421
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.32% 0.25% 0.38%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 2.94% 2.33% 3.80%
Number of salaries quoted 205 218 268
Average salary £55,250 £47,500 £46,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+16.31% +3.26%
90% offered a salary of more than £40,000 £32,500 £36,000
10% offered a salary of more than £81,500 £62,950 £72,500
UK excluding London average salary £50,000 £45,000 £44,500
% change year-on-year
+11.11% +1.12%

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
11879 12721 11077
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 10.72% 10.58% 10.06%
Number of salaries quoted 9390 9875 8965
Average salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,500 £28,000
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £70,000 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £41,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.75% -

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 30 June 2015 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 30 June 2015. 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
(Use links below to see detailed
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 +67 324 £55,500 +16.84% 34
London +49 152 £60,000 +14.28% 16
South East +37 95 £55,000 +22.22% 11
City of London +76 55 £65,000 +21.49% 8
Berkshire 0 41 £60,000 +42.85% 2
Surrey +29 21 £45,000 +80.00% 2
North West +15 21 £47,500 -5.00% 3
Yorkshire +15 19 £36,500 -18.88% 1
Scotland +27 18 £55,000 +22.22% 1
West Yorkshire +11 18 £36,500 -18.88% 1
West Sussex +12 17 £46,000 +35.29% 6
Manchester +5 14 £45,000 -18.18% 2
Bedfordshire +9 11 £45,000 +18.42%
East of England -13 11 £45,000 +2.27% 1
Epsom - 10 - -
Glasgow +4 9 £50,000 -
West Midlands -3 9 £45,000 -6.73% 1
Canary Wharf - 9 £45,000 -
Dunstable - 9 £45,000 -
Edinburgh +11 8 £70,000 - 1
East Midlands +6 8 £110,000 +175.00% 1
Buckinghamshire +1 8 £32,500 -34.34%
Nottinghamshire 0 8 £110,000 +102.76%
Staines - 8 £45,000 -
Nottingham +2 7 £110,000 +102.76%
Slough -14 7 £58,000 +13.17%
Hampshire +13 6 £65,000 +44.44%
Newbury -7 5 £57,500 +109.09% 1
South West -10 5 £50,000 +53.84%
Farnborough - 5 £52,500 -

Sarbanes-Oxley
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 30 June 2015, 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.

1 298 (45.08%) Finance
2 186 (28.14%) Information Security
3 156 (23.60%) Windows
4 136 (20.57%) Banking
5 135 (20.42%) ITIL
6 132 (19.97%) Degree
7 130 (19.67%) ISO/IEC 27001
8 126 (19.06%) CISSP
9 124 (18.76%) PCI DSS
10 106 (16.04%) Active Directory
11 103 (15.58%) Risk Management
12 102 (15.43%) Retail
13 80 (12.10%) CISA
14 79 (11.95%) CISM
14 79 (11.95%) Firewall
15 78 (11.80%) Microsoft
16 76 (11.50%) UNIX
17 75 (11.35%) Cisco
18 70 (10.59%) Analytical Skills
19 69 (10.44%) Oracle
19 69 (10.44%) Project Management
19 69 (10.44%) Management Information System
20 68 (10.29%) PRINCE2
21 64 (9.68%) SQL
21 64 (9.68%) TCP/IP
22 63 (9.53%) SAP
23 62 (9.38%) SQL Server
23 62 (9.38%) Microsoft Certification
24 60 (9.08%) SDLC
25 58 (8.77%) VMware

Sarbanes-Oxley
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 30 June 2015, 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 24 (3.63%) MS Exchange
2 22 (3.33%) SharePoint
3 18 (2.72%) Exchange Server 2010
4 13 (1.97%) SAS
5 11 (1.66%) IIS
6 9 (1.36%) Exchange Server 2007
7 6 (0.91%) Oracle Application Server
7 6 (0.91%) WebLogic
7 6 (0.91%) Exchange Server 2013
8 4 (0.61%) Apache
8 4 (0.61%) BizTalk Server
8 4 (0.61%) Lync
9 3 (0.45%) CMS
9 3 (0.45%) Tomcat
10 2 (0.30%) JCAPS
10 2 (0.30%) SharePoint 2013
11 1 (0.15%) WebLogic Portal
11 1 (0.15%) WebSphere
11 1 (0.15%) IBM Notes
11 1 (0.15%) Oracle HTTP Server
Applications
1 45 (6.81%) MS Excel
2 30 (4.54%) MS Office
3 2 (0.30%) Spreadsheet
3 2 (0.30%) Adobe Creative Suite
4 1 (0.15%) MS Project
4 1 (0.15%) SPSS
4 1 (0.15%) Windchill
4 1 (0.15%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 15 (2.27%) SAP FI
2 13 (1.97%) SAP CO
3 12 (1.82%) SAP FI/CO
4 9 (1.36%) SAP FI-AP
4 9 (1.36%) Oracle General Ledger
5 5 (0.76%) SAP GRC
5 5 (0.76%) SAP SD
5 5 (0.76%) SAP Oil and Gas
6 4 (0.61%) SAP SCM
6 4 (0.61%) SAP LE
6 4 (0.61%) Oracle Financials
6 4 (0.61%) SAP MM
6 4 (0.61%) Oracle Payables
6 4 (0.61%) Oracle Receivables
7 3 (0.45%) Oracle EBS
7 3 (0.45%) Oracle 11i
7 3 (0.45%) SAP HR
8 2 (0.30%) Oracle Applications
8 2 (0.30%) HFM
8 2 (0.30%) Oracle Assets
Cloud Services
1 16 (2.42%) SaaS
2 4 (0.61%) Azure Active Directory
2 4 (0.61%) Microsoft Azure
3 3 (0.45%) Cloud Computing
4 2 (0.30%) Office 365
5 1 (0.15%) Force.com
5 1 (0.15%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 79 (11.95%) Firewall
2 64 (9.68%) TCP/IP
3 40 (6.05%) LAN
4 39 (5.90%) DNS
5 36 (5.45%) SAN
6 25 (3.78%) Cisco ASA
7 24 (3.63%) Network Security
7 24 (3.63%) FTP
8 21 (3.18%) DHCP
8 21 (3.18%) WAN
9 19 (2.87%) Intrusion Detection
10 18 (2.72%) Internet
11 15 (2.27%) SSL
12 7 (1.06%) DMZ
12 7 (1.06%) VPN
13 5 (0.76%) HTTP
13 5 (0.76%) Wireless
13 5 (0.76%) NAS
14 4 (0.61%) HTTPS
15 3 (0.45%) SNMP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 62 (9.38%) SQL Server
2 28 (4.24%) Data Warehouse
3 25 (3.78%) Oracle Database
4 18 (2.72%) Relational Database
5 17 (2.57%) SQL Server 2008
6 15 (2.27%) Oracle Database 11g
7 13 (1.97%) BusinessObjects Web Intelligence
7 13 (1.97%) Big Data
8 10 (1.51%) SQL Server 2005
8 10 (1.51%) MS Access
9 9 (1.36%) BusinessObjects
10 8 (1.21%) SAP BW
10 8 (1.21%) Crystal Reports
10 8 (1.21%) Oracle Reports
10 8 (1.21%) Xcelsius
11 7 (1.06%) SQL Server Integration Services
11 7 (1.06%) SAP BI
12 6 (0.91%) SQL Server 2012
12 6 (0.91%) Enterprise Data Warehouse
13 5 (0.76%) Oracle Database 12c
Development Applications
1 5 (0.76%) Team Foundation Server
2 4 (0.61%) CruiseControl
2 4 (0.61%) Visual Studio
3 3 (0.45%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
4 2 (0.30%) AdminStudio
5 1 (0.15%) Bugzilla
5 1 (0.15%) JIRA
5 1 (0.15%) Selenium
5 1 (0.15%) Flash Builder
5 1 (0.15%) Yeoman
5 1 (0.15%) Selenium IDE
5 1 (0.15%) VSS/SourceSafe
5 1 (0.15%) Oracle Forms
5 1 (0.15%) Eclipse
5 1 (0.15%) Toad
5 1 (0.15%) TestDirector
5 1 (0.15%) HP UFT
5 1 (0.15%) LoadRunner
5 1 (0.15%) ProC
General
1 298 (45.08%) Finance
2 136 (20.57%) Banking
3 102 (15.43%) Retail
4 49 (7.41%) Back Office
5 31 (4.69%) Investment Banking
6 29 (4.39%) French Language
7 26 (3.93%) Front Office
8 25 (3.78%) Telecoms
8 25 (3.78%) Retail Banking
9 21 (3.18%) Manufacturing
10 19 (2.87%) Legal
11 18 (2.72%) Automotive
12 16 (2.42%) Spanish Language
13 11 (1.66%) German Language
13 11 (1.66%) Italian Language
14 10 (1.51%) Advertising
15 9 (1.36%) Publishing
15 9 (1.36%) Marketing
16 8 (1.21%) Electronics
16 8 (1.21%) Financial Institution
Job Titles
1 155 (23.45%) Analyst
2 65 (9.83%) Consultant
3 57 (8.62%) Senior Analyst
4 44 (6.66%) Architect
5 41 (6.20%) Security Analyst
6 40 (6.05%) Security Manager
7 35 (5.30%) Business Analyst
8 32 (4.84%) Infrastructure Analyst
9 26 (3.93%) Risk Manager
10 25 (3.78%) Senior Infrastructure Analyst
11 23 (3.48%) Security Officer
12 22 (3.33%) Administrator
12 22 (3.33%) Security Consultant
13 21 (3.18%) Auditor
14 20 (3.03%) Information Security Officer
14 20 (3.03%) Support Engineer
14 20 (3.03%) Developer
15 19 (2.87%) Solutions Architect
15 19 (2.87%) Information Security Analyst
15 19 (2.87%) Information Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 28 (4.24%) .NET
2 18 (2.72%) Web Services
3 17 (2.57%) Middleware
4 8 (1.21%) ASP.NET
5 7 (1.06%) XML
5 7 (1.06%) WPF
6 5 (0.76%) Regular Expression
6 5 (0.76%) EJB
6 5 (0.76%) J2EE
7 4 (0.61%) LAMP
7 4 (0.61%) Silverlight
7 4 (0.61%) .NET Framework
7 4 (0.61%) HTML
7 4 (0.61%) WCF
8 3 (0.45%) jQuery
8 3 (0.45%) EDI
8 3 (0.45%) CSS
8 3 (0.45%) SOAP
9 2 (0.30%) WSDL
9 2 (0.30%) JSF
Miscellaneous
1 70 (10.59%) Analytical Skills
2 69 (10.44%) Management Information System
3 45 (6.81%) Computer Science
4 38 (5.75%) Data Centre
5 28 (4.24%) Mathematics
6 23 (3.48%) Derivative
7 22 (3.33%) Credit Risk
7 22 (3.33%) Data Protection Act
8 21 (3.18%) Market Risk
9 18 (2.72%) Cryptography
10 15 (2.27%) Fixed Income
10 15 (2.27%) PKI
10 15 (2.27%) Enterprise Software
11 14 (2.12%) Client/Server
12 9 (1.36%) Replication
12 9 (1.36%) Cybercrime
12 9 (1.36%) FMCG
13 8 (1.21%) Clustering
14 7 (1.06%) Data Structures
15 6 (0.91%) Mainframe
Operating Systems
1 156 (23.60%) Windows
2 76 (11.50%) UNIX
3 51 (7.72%) Linux
4 46 (6.96%) Windows 7
5 27 (4.08%) Windows Server 2008
6 22 (3.33%) Windows XP
7 20 (3.03%) Windows Server 2012
8 19 (2.87%) Solaris
9 9 (1.36%) AIX
9 9 (1.36%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 6 (0.91%) SUSE
10 6 (0.91%) Windows Vista
10 6 (0.91%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
11 5 (0.76%) Windows Server 2003
12 4 (0.61%) Ubuntu
13 3 (0.45%) Android
13 3 (0.45%) Mac OS
13 3 (0.45%) Apple iOS
13 3 (0.45%) Windows 2000
14 1 (0.15%) Windows NT
Processes & Methodologies
1 186 (28.14%) Information Security
2 135 (20.42%) ITIL
3 103 (15.58%) Risk Management
4 69 (10.44%) Project Management
5 68 (10.29%) PRINCE2
6 60 (9.08%) SDLC
7 56 (8.47%) Change Management
8 53 (8.02%) Disaster Recovery
8 53 (8.02%) Security Architecture
9 52 (7.87%) Capacity Planning
10 47 (7.11%) Business Intelligence
11 42 (6.35%) Data Protection
12 40 (6.05%) Service Delivery
12 40 (6.05%) Business Continuity
13 38 (5.75%) Problem Management
14 37 (5.60%) Stakeholder Management
15 36 (5.45%) Programme Management
15 36 (5.45%) Incident Management
16 35 (5.30%) SIEM
16 35 (5.30%) Risk Assessment
Programming Languages
1 64 (9.68%) SQL
2 39 (5.90%) C
3 23 (3.48%) PowerShell
4 22 (3.33%) Shell Script
5 20 (3.03%) Java
5 20 (3.03%) Perl
6 17 (2.57%) C#
6 17 (2.57%) PL/SQL
6 17 (2.57%) VBA
7 13 (1.97%) Korn
8 12 (1.82%) AWK
9 10 (1.51%) T-SQL
9 10 (1.51%) JavaScript
10 9 (1.36%) ABAP
10 9 (1.36%) C-shell
10 9 (1.36%) Bash Shell
11 8 (1.21%) VBScript
11 8 (1.21%) Python
12 6 (0.91%) VB
12 6 (0.91%) C++
Qualifications
1 132 (19.97%) Degree
2 126 (19.06%) CISSP
3 80 (12.10%) CISA
4 79 (11.95%) CISM
5 62 (9.38%) Microsoft Certification
6 50 (7.56%) MCSE
7 40 (6.05%) Cisco Certification
8 36 (5.45%) CCNA
9 28 (4.24%) CCNP
9 28 (4.24%) PMP
9 28 (4.24%) PMI Certification
9 28 (4.24%) CRISC
10 16 (2.42%) ITIL Certification
11 15 (2.27%) PCI QSA
12 14 (2.12%) CEH
13 12 (1.82%) CCA
14 7 (1.06%) CCSE
14 7 (1.06%) GIAC
14 7 (1.06%) SC Cleared
14 7 (1.06%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 130 (19.67%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 124 (18.76%) PCI DSS
3 55 (8.32%) COBIT
4 35 (5.30%) SLA
5 31 (4.69%) QA
6 28 (4.24%) GPG13
7 23 (3.48%) CRD IV
8 17 (2.57%) HIPAA
9 16 (2.42%) Basel II
10 15 (2.27%) ISO/IEC 17799
11 12 (1.82%) BS7799
12 7 (1.06%) ISO 9001
12 7 (1.06%) Solvency II
13 6 (0.91%) COREP
13 6 (0.91%) FINREP
14 4 (0.61%) GxP
15 3 (0.45%) COSO
16 2 (0.30%) GAAP
16 2 (0.30%) IAS 39
16 2 (0.30%) Data Quality
System Software
1 106 (16.04%) Active Directory
2 37 (5.60%) VMware Infrastructure
3 27 (4.08%) VMware ESX
4 25 (3.78%) Squid
5 18 (2.72%) Hyper-V
6 15 (2.27%) XenApp
7 14 (2.12%) Oracle RAC
8 6 (0.91%) Microsoft App-V
9 4 (0.61%) Oracle Clusterware
10 3 (0.45%) NFS
10 3 (0.45%) Samba
10 3 (0.45%) Citrix Presentation Server
10 3 (0.45%) Xen
11 2 (0.30%) XenDesktop
11 2 (0.30%) EMC RecoverPoint
11 2 (0.30%) Snort
11 2 (0.30%) Terminal Server
11 2 (0.30%) Terminal Services
12 1 (0.15%) MetaFrame
12 1 (0.15%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 29 (4.39%) Legato
2 15 (2.27%) Backup Exec
2 15 (2.27%) WSUS
3 14 (2.12%) Oracle RMAN
3 14 (2.12%) Data Guard
4 11 (1.66%) SCCM
5 9 (1.36%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
6 7 (1.06%) SCOM
6 7 (1.06%) Tivoli Storage Manager
7 6 (0.91%) Tivoli
8 4 (0.61%) Nessus
8 4 (0.61%) NetBackup
8 4 (0.61%) Red Hat Satellite
9 3 (0.45%) Cacti
9 3 (0.45%) Dollar Universe
9 3 (0.45%) WMI
9 3 (0.45%) Nagios
9 3 (0.45%) Norton AntiVirus
9 3 (0.45%) WebInspect
9 3 (0.45%) OpenView
Vendors
1 78 (11.80%) Microsoft
2 75 (11.35%) Cisco
3 69 (10.44%) Oracle
4 63 (9.53%) SAP
5 58 (8.77%) VMware
6 36 (5.45%) EMC
7 32 (4.84%) Websense
8 31 (4.69%) CheckPoint
8 31 (4.69%) Symantec
9 29 (4.39%) CommVault
9 29 (4.39%) NetApp
10 26 (3.93%) Citrix
10 26 (3.93%) HP
11 25 (3.78%) Blue Coat
12 23 (3.48%) Business Objects
13 18 (2.72%) IBM
14 15 (2.27%) Qualys
15 13 (1.97%) Sourcefire
16 12 (1.82%) Juniper
16 12 (1.82%) WorldPay
City, London
Elsevier
Salary: £Competitive
Posted: 16 hours ago
South East
Verticality Ltd
Salary: 40 - 50K Base 50 - 60K with oncall / O/T
Posted: 18 hours ago
Gatwick, West Sussex
Computer People
Salary: £30000.00 - £40000.00 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Central London / West End
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £43,000 - £65,000, plus benefits
Posted: Yesterday
London
Duff &Phelps
Salary: Competitive
Posted: Yesterday
London
Bank of America Merrill Lynch
Posted: 4 days ago
London
Lawrence Harvey Enterprise
Salary: £70000.00 - £80000.00 per annum + + Car, Benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Bolton, Lancashire
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 40,000 - 45,000 + Bens
Posted: 5 days ago
Bolton, Lancashire
Robert Walters
Salary: £45000 - £50000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
Coventry, West Midlands (County)
HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Salary: £40000.00 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
South East London
CACI Network Services
Salary: Highly Attractive
Posted: 12 days ago
City, London
Lloyds Banking Group
Posted: 12 days ago
City, London
Elsevier
Salary: £Competitive
Posted: 14 days ago
Sutton, Surrey
Reed Business Information Ltd
Salary: From £35,000 to £46,000 per annum + bonus + 29 days + share ops scheme
Posted: 15 days ago
Crawley, West Sussex
Ace European Group
Salary: pension
Posted: 18 days ago
City, London
Lloyds Banking Group
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 19 days ago
City, London
Lloyds Banking Group
Posted: 19 days ago
City, London
Lloyds Banking Group
Posted: 21 days ago
North London
Ticketmaster UK
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 21 days ago
Crawley, West Sussex
Ace European Group
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 22 days ago