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

Location
3 months to
2 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Sarbanes-Oxley (SOX, Sarbox)
Rank 580 500 522
Rank change year-on-year
-80 +22
Permanent jobs citing Sarbanes-Oxley 345 421 419
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.30% 0.39% 0.36%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 2.80% 3.84% 3.42%
Number of salaries quoted 248 295 297
Average salary £47,500 £50,000 £47,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-5.00% +5.26%
90% offered a salary of more than £33,950 £32,500 £31,350
10% offered a salary of more than £74,550 £80,000 £75,000
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £47,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year
-5.26% +5.55%

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
12311 10950 12262
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 10.65% 10.20% 10.47%
Number of salaries quoted 9495 8596 10078
Average salary £45,000 £47,000 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-4.25% +4.44%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £28,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £70,000 £74,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £41,000
% change year-on-year
- -2.43%

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 2 September 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 2 September 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 -74 325 £47,500 -5.00% 32
London -70 124 £54,000 +2.85% 9
South East -37 106 £47,500 - 14
Berkshire +20 67 £54,000 +17.39% 4
East of England -13 42 £42,000 -4.54% 1
City of London -12 34 £60,000 +20.00% 5
Newbury +23 29 £50,000 +25.00% 1
Slough +13 23 £57,500 +43.75% 1
Bedfordshire +1 22 £42,000 -16.00% 1
West Midlands +5 19 £41,500 -14.87% 1
Crawley +22 18 £34,000 -26.48% 2
Hertfordshire +5 18 £48,000 +28.00%
West Sussex 0 18 £34,000 -28.42% 3
Luton - 17 £42,000 -
Scotland -5 14 £61,250 +19.51% 3
West Yorkshire -13 13 £45,000 -21.73% 1
South West -29 13 £40,000 +14.28% 4
Yorkshire -37 13 £45,000 -21.73% 1
North West -23 11 £50,000 -13.04% 3
Reading -4 10 £47,500 -29.62% 1
Leeds -23 9 £43,750 - 1
Birmingham +6 8 £42,500 -15.00%
Edinburgh -6 8 - - 3
Merseyside +17 7 £50,000 - 3
Surrey -27 7 £36,000 - 5
Liverpool - 7 £50,000 - 3
Hemel Hempstead - 7 £38,500 -
Buckinghamshire -10 6 £50,000 -4.76% 1
Stirling -14 6 £61,250 -25.75%
Coventry +2 5 £47,000 -1.05%

Sarbanes-Oxley
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 2 September 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.

1 262 (41.13%) Finance
2 204 (32.03%) ITIL
3 165 (25.90%) Windows
4 160 (25.12%) PCI DSS
5 127 (19.94%) Oracle
6 122 (19.15%) Banking
7 113 (17.74%) Information Security
8 108 (16.95%) SQL
9 107 (16.80%) Degree
10 104 (16.33%) ISO/IEC 27001
11 103 (16.17%) Linux
12 97 (15.23%) COBIT
13 95 (14.91%) UNIX
14 91 (14.29%) CISSP
15 79 (12.40%) Network Security
16 76 (11.93%) Active Directory
16 76 (11.93%) Risk Management
17 74 (11.62%) Retail
18 72 (11.30%) CISA
19 70 (10.99%) Management Information System
20 68 (10.68%) Data Security
21 66 (10.36%) CISM
22 63 (9.89%) Change Management
23 62 (9.73%) SQL Server
24 61 (9.58%) PRINCE2
25 60 (9.42%) Stakeholder Management
26 59 (9.26%) SAP
27 57 (8.95%) Project Management
28 56 (8.79%) MS Office
28 56 (8.79%) Microsoft

Sarbanes-Oxley
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 2 September 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 35 (5.49%) IIS
2 31 (4.87%) MS Exchange
3 19 (2.98%) Exchange Server 2007
3 19 (2.98%) Exchange Server 2013
4 18 (2.83%) Exchange Server 2003
5 9 (1.41%) SAS
6 8 (1.26%) SharePoint
7 7 (1.10%) NetWeaver
7 7 (1.10%) SAP Web AS
7 7 (1.10%) Exchange Server 2010
8 3 (0.47%) Confluence
8 3 (0.47%) MS Project Server
9 2 (0.31%) CMS
9 2 (0.31%) Oracle Workflow
9 2 (0.31%) WebLogic
9 2 (0.31%) Apache
9 2 (0.31%) Elasticsearch
10 1 (0.16%) OpenStack
10 1 (0.16%) Tomcat
10 1 (0.16%) PowerExchange
Applications
1 56 (8.79%) MS Office
2 52 (8.16%) MS Excel
3 40 (6.28%) MS Visio
4 20 (3.14%) MS Project
5 5 (0.78%) MS PowerPoint
6 1 (0.16%) InfoPath
6 1 (0.16%) SPSS
Business Applications
1 20 (3.14%) Oracle General Ledger
2 12 (1.88%) Oracle EBS
3 11 (1.73%) SAP GRC
4 9 (1.41%) Oracle Payables
5 7 (1.10%) Finacle
5 7 (1.10%) Oracle EBS R12
5 7 (1.10%) Temenos T24
5 7 (1.10%) FLEXCUBE
5 7 (1.10%) Misys Equation
6 6 (0.94%) Oracle Assets
7 5 (0.78%) Oracle iProcurement
7 5 (0.78%) Remedy ITSM
7 5 (0.78%) Oracle Financials
7 5 (0.78%) SAP SD
8 4 (0.63%) Oracle Applications
8 4 (0.63%) SAP ERP
8 4 (0.63%) HFM
9 3 (0.47%) Dynamics NAV
10 2 (0.31%) SAP FI
10 2 (0.31%) Markit EDM
Cloud Services
1 3 (0.47%) Amazon AWS
2 2 (0.31%) SaaS
2 2 (0.31%) Google Apps
2 2 (0.31%) Office 365
3 1 (0.16%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 79 (12.40%) Network Security
2 55 (8.63%) TCP/IP
3 42 (6.59%) Firewall
4 36 (5.65%) DNS
5 31 (4.87%) Internet
6 30 (4.71%) DHCP
7 28 (4.40%) SSL
8 27 (4.24%) LAN
9 25 (3.92%) SMS
10 24 (3.77%) SAN
10 24 (3.77%) WAN
11 18 (2.83%) NAS
12 16 (2.51%) VPN
13 15 (2.35%) Intrusion Detection
14 14 (2.20%) Cisco ASA
15 8 (1.26%) Cisco PIX
15 8 (1.26%) FTP
16 7 (1.10%) LDAP
16 7 (1.10%) NetScreen
17 5 (0.78%) DMZ
Database & Business Intelligence
1 62 (9.73%) SQL Server
2 50 (7.85%) Oracle Database
3 41 (6.44%) Oracle Database 11g
4 36 (5.65%) Relational Database
5 23 (3.61%) RDBMS
6 17 (2.67%) DB2
6 17 (2.67%) Data Warehouse
7 14 (2.20%) Oracle Reports
7 14 (2.20%) Oracle9i Database
8 11 (1.73%) Oracle Database 10g
9 9 (1.41%) SQLPlus
10 7 (1.10%) SQL Server 2008
11 6 (0.94%) SQL Server Reporting Services
11 6 (0.94%) SAP BW
12 5 (0.78%) OLTP
12 5 (0.78%) SQL Server Integration Services
12 5 (0.78%) BusinessObjects Web Intelligence
13 4 (0.63%) SQL Server Analysis Services
13 4 (0.63%) Sybase ASE
13 4 (0.63%) Hyperion Smart View
Development Applications
1 5 (0.78%) JIRA
2 4 (0.63%) Toad
3 3 (0.47%) Atlassian Bamboo
3 3 (0.47%) RSpec
3 3 (0.47%) Capybara
4 2 (0.31%) Eclipse
5 1 (0.16%) Visual Studio
5 1 (0.16%) Oracle Forms
5 1 (0.16%) Metasploit
5 1 (0.16%) Oracle APEX
General
1 262 (41.13%) Finance
2 122 (19.15%) Banking
3 74 (11.62%) Retail
4 34 (5.34%) Retail Banking
5 30 (4.71%) Telecoms
6 26 (4.08%) Marketing
7 20 (3.14%) Legal
8 16 (2.51%) Investment Banking
9 15 (2.35%) Back Office
10 14 (2.20%) General Ledger
11 11 (1.73%) Law
12 8 (1.26%) Front Office
12 8 (1.26%) Multimedia
12 8 (1.26%) French Language
13 7 (1.10%) Automotive
14 5 (0.78%) Pharmaceutical
14 5 (0.78%) Manufacturing
14 5 (0.78%) Games
15 4 (0.63%) Advertising
16 3 (0.47%) German Language
Job Titles
1 176 (27.63%) Analyst
2 85 (13.34%) Consultant
3 58 (9.11%) Business Analyst
4 52 (8.16%) Security Consultant
5 47 (7.38%) Administrator
6 29 (4.55%) IT Consultant
7 27 (4.24%) Project Manager
7 27 (4.24%) Support Analyst
8 26 (4.08%) DBA
8 26 (4.08%) Payments Business Analyst
9 24 (3.77%) Developer
10 23 (3.61%) Infrastructure Engineer
11 22 (3.45%) Security Engineer
12 21 (3.30%) Senior Analyst
13 20 (3.14%) Oracle DBA
14 18 (2.83%) Service Manager
15 16 (2.51%) Security Analyst
15 16 (2.51%) Architect
15 16 (2.51%) IT Security Consultant
15 16 (2.51%) Server Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 39 (6.12%) Web Services
2 20 (3.14%) .NET
3 10 (1.57%) ASP.NET
4 8 (1.26%) HTML
5 7 (1.10%) SAP Basis
6 6 (0.94%) .NET Framework
7 5 (0.78%) ISPF
7 5 (0.78%) XML
7 5 (0.78%) WCF
8 4 (0.63%) LINQ
8 4 (0.63%) Classic ASP
8 4 (0.63%) Middleware
9 3 (0.47%) CSS
9 3 (0.47%) ODBC
9 3 (0.47%) HTML5
9 3 (0.47%) Memcached
9 3 (0.47%) Sinatra
9 3 (0.47%) FFmpeg
9 3 (0.47%) Backbone.js
10 2 (0.31%) Regular Expression
Miscellaneous
1 70 (10.99%) Management Information System
2 40 (6.28%) Computer Science
3 35 (5.49%) APACS
4 33 (5.18%) SWIFT
5 27 (4.24%) Cryptography
6 25 (3.92%) IVR
7 19 (2.98%) Replication
8 15 (2.35%) Derivative
9 13 (2.04%) Client/Server
10 12 (1.88%) Mainframe
10 12 (1.88%) STB
11 11 (1.73%) Data Protection Act
11 11 (1.73%) Mathematics
11 11 (1.73%) Reference Data
12 9 (1.41%) Credit Risk
12 9 (1.41%) AS400
13 8 (1.26%) Market Risk
14 5 (0.78%) IBM Mainframe
14 5 (0.78%) FMCG
14 5 (0.78%) Statistics
Operating Systems
1 165 (25.90%) Windows
2 103 (16.17%) Linux
3 95 (14.91%) UNIX
4 34 (5.34%) Solaris
5 27 (4.24%) Windows Server 2008
6 19 (2.98%) SUSE
7 17 (2.67%) Windows Server 2012
8 16 (2.51%) Oracle Linux
9 12 (1.88%) zOS
10 11 (1.73%) Windows Server 2003
11 9 (1.41%) Windows 2000
12 7 (1.10%) Windows XP
13 5 (0.78%) Windows 8
13 5 (0.78%) Mac OS
14 3 (0.47%) Windows 7
14 3 (0.47%) CentOS
14 3 (0.47%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
15 2 (0.31%) Ubuntu
15 2 (0.31%) AIX
16 1 (0.16%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 204 (32.03%) ITIL
2 113 (17.74%) Information Security
3 76 (11.93%) Risk Management
4 68 (10.68%) Data Security
5 63 (9.89%) Change Management
6 61 (9.58%) PRINCE2
7 60 (9.42%) Stakeholder Management
8 57 (8.95%) Project Management
9 38 (5.97%) Security Management
10 37 (5.81%) Migration
10 37 (5.81%) Penetration Testing
11 36 (5.65%) Data Protection
12 32 (5.02%) Project Planning
12 32 (5.02%) Configuration Management
13 28 (4.40%) Disaster Recovery
13 28 (4.40%) Requirements Analysis
13 28 (4.40%) Kalman Filter
14 27 (4.24%) Capacity Planning
14 27 (4.24%) E-Commerce
14 27 (4.24%) Incident Management
Programming Languages
1 108 (16.95%) SQL
2 52 (8.16%) PL/SQL
3 24 (3.77%) Java
4 23 (3.61%) Shell Script
5 21 (3.30%) Perl
6 18 (2.83%) C#
7 13 (2.04%) AWK
7 13 (2.04%) Korn
7 13 (2.04%) C-shell
7 13 (2.04%) Bash Shell
8 11 (1.73%) VB
9 9 (1.41%) VBScript
9 9 (1.41%) ABAP
9 9 (1.41%) C++
10 8 (1.26%) JavaScript
10 8 (1.26%) VB.NET
11 7 (1.10%) C
12 5 (0.78%) COBOL
12 5 (0.78%) VBA
12 5 (0.78%) Assembly Language
Qualifications
1 107 (16.80%) Degree
2 91 (14.29%) CISSP
3 72 (11.30%) CISA
4 66 (10.36%) CISM
5 31 (4.87%) CCA
6 28 (4.40%) PCI QSA
6 28 (4.40%) Cisco Certification
6 28 (4.40%) ITIL Certification
6 28 (4.40%) CCNA
7 26 (4.08%) Microsoft Certification
8 18 (2.83%) MCSE
9 17 (2.67%) CCNP
10 15 (2.35%) PMP
10 15 (2.35%) PMI Certification
11 13 (2.04%) ISSAP
11 13 (2.04%) ISSMP
12 12 (1.88%) Security Cleared
12 12 (1.88%) CRISC
13 10 (1.57%) SC Cleared
13 10 (1.57%) ACCA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 160 (25.12%) PCI DSS
2 104 (16.33%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 97 (15.23%) COBIT
4 39 (6.12%) Basel II
5 27 (4.24%) SLA
6 25 (3.92%) ISO 8583
6 25 (3.92%) Solvency II
7 22 (3.45%) Basel III
7 22 (3.45%) QA
8 16 (2.51%) GPG13
9 15 (2.35%) ISO 9001
10 14 (2.20%) ISO/IEC 17799
10 14 (2.20%) CRD IV
11 13 (2.04%) COSO
12 12 (1.88%) BS7799
13 10 (1.57%) IAS 39
14 9 (1.41%) MiFID
14 9 (1.41%) COREP
15 6 (0.94%) GAAP
16 3 (0.47%) GAMP
System Software
1 76 (11.93%) Active Directory
2 37 (5.81%) Oracle RAC
3 32 (5.02%) Oracle RMAN
4 25 (3.92%) ISA Server
5 23 (3.61%) VMware ESXi
6 16 (2.51%) KVM
7 14 (2.20%) Squid
8 13 (2.04%) VMware Infrastructure
9 12 (1.88%) RACF
10 11 (1.73%) Snort
11 7 (1.10%) Hyper-V
12 5 (0.78%) ACF2
13 4 (0.63%) Citrix Presentation Server
14 3 (0.47%) Gluster
14 3 (0.47%) VMware ESX
15 2 (0.31%) NFS
15 2 (0.31%) Samba
15 2 (0.31%) Tivoli Workload Scheduler
15 2 (0.31%) XenApp
15 2 (0.31%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 47 (7.38%) SCCM
2 32 (5.02%) Data Guard
3 23 (3.61%) ARCserve
4 13 (2.04%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
5 12 (1.88%) Tivoli
6 5 (0.78%) CA Endevor
7 4 (0.63%) Opscode Chef
8 2 (0.31%) McAfee ePO
8 2 (0.31%) Backup Exec
8 2 (0.31%) Nessus
8 2 (0.31%) BMC PATROL
9 1 (0.16%) Nagios
9 1 (0.16%) Tivoli Identity Manager
9 1 (0.16%) MOM
9 1 (0.16%) Puppet
9 1 (0.16%) Oracle Identity Manager
9 1 (0.16%) Oracle Identity Management
9 1 (0.16%) Forefront Identity Manager
9 1 (0.16%) Oracle Statspack
Vendors
1 127 (19.94%) Oracle
2 59 (9.26%) SAP
3 56 (8.79%) Microsoft
4 53 (8.32%) Cisco
5 42 (6.59%) Websense
6 35 (5.49%) Juniper
7 33 (5.18%) F5
8 29 (4.55%) ServiceNow
9 25 (3.92%) McAfee
10 22 (3.45%) CheckPoint
11 21 (3.30%) IBM
12 18 (2.83%) Sun
12 18 (2.83%) VMware
13 17 (2.67%) CA
13 17 (2.67%) Apple
14 16 (2.51%) Business Objects
14 16 (2.51%) Blue Coat
15 15 (2.35%) Sourcefire
15 15 (2.35%) HP
16 13 (2.04%) PeopleSoft
Staines, Middlesex
Premier Group Recruitment
Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum
Posted: 15 hours ago
Dunstable, Bedfordshire
Verticality Ltd
Salary: 40 - 50K Base 50 - 60K with oncall / O/T
Posted: 15 hours ago
Slough, Berkshire
HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Salary: £50000.00 - £58000.00 per annum + Excellent
Posted: 15 hours ago
Crawley, West Sussex
Comtecs
Salary: £26000 - £32000 Per Annum To £32k + Strong Benefits
Posted: 23 hours ago
Crawley, West Sussex
Comtecs
Salary: £32000 - £36000 Per Annum + Excellent Benefits
Posted: 23 hours ago
Liverpool, Lancashire
QVC
Salary: Competitive
Posted: Yesterday
London
Cognizant
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
Clear Edge Consulting
Salary: From £35,000 to £40,000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Walsall, West Midlands (County)
Robert Walters
Salary: £38000 - £50000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Chertsey, Surrey
Rushworths Associates
Salary: Competitive base + bonus, car / car allowance & benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Swindon, Wiltshire
KDR
Salary: £50000 - £75000 per annum + Car, BIG Bonus and Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
UK
CSC
Salary: From £50 to £65 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Liverpool, Merseyside
Experis Ltd
Salary: £51000.00 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Liverpool or London
QVC
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 5 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Salary: £28000.00 - £36000.00 per annum + Excellent Benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
UK
Acumin
Salary: Up to £85,000 per annum plus car and bonus
Posted: 5 days ago
West Sussex
Comtecs
Salary: £32000 - £36000 Per Annum + Excellent Benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
London
Experis Ltd
Salary: £35000.00 - £45000.00 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
Hook, or Manchester
Networkers Plc
Salary: Up to UKP 50000 per year
Posted: 6 days ago
West London
Volt
Salary: £72000 - £80000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago