The first table below looks at the demand 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 17 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category.

Location
3 months to
17 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Sarbanes-Oxley (SOX, Sarbox)
Rank 579 503 531
Rank change year-on-year
-76 +28
Permanent jobs citing Sarbanes-Oxley 358 425 425
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.30% 0.38% 0.34%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 2.88% 3.79% 3.75%
Number of salaries quoted 234 273 306
Average salary £47,500 £45,000 £55,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.55% -18.18%
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £32,500 £28,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £65,000 £75,000
UK excluding London average salary £46,000 £44,000 £52,500
% change year-on-year
+4.54% -16.19%
Quality Assurance & Compliance Category
UK
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Quality Assurance & Compliance category
12444 11207 11347
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 10.28% 10.08% 9.03%
Number of salaries quoted 9707 8900 9341
Average salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £72,500 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000

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 17 April 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 17 April 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
(Click each for more statistics)
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
Find
Job
Vacancies
England -69 334 £47,500 +1.60% 40
London -55 128 £55,000 +10.00% 19
South East -18 88 £45,000 +0.55% 12
East of England 0 50 £44,000 -12.00% 1
Berkshire +18 26 £40,000 -22.33% 5
City of London -28 26 £48,500 +14.11% 1
West Midlands -42 23 £57,500 +53.33% 1
Bedfordshire -3 22 £35,000 -30.00%
Luton +18 21 £35,000 -26.31%
West Sussex +11 21 £50,000 +7.52% 2
Hertfordshire +26 20 £46,500 -22.50% 1
Crawley +23 20 £48,750 +4.83% 2
Watford - 20 £46,500 - 1
Buckinghamshire +15 17 £50,000 +25.00%
Milton Keynes +24 16 £51,250 +17.14%
Slough - 16 £41,000 - 3
Surrey -33 14 £45,000 -29.68%
Yorkshire -45 14 £51,000 -15.00%
West Yorkshire -30 13 £51,000 -15.00%
Scotland -31 13 £45,000 +12.50% 1
Coventry +17 11 £57,500 +53.33% 1
North West +5 11 £50,000 +8.10% 1
Manchester +6 7 £55,000 +18.91%
Cambridgeshire +6 7 £45,500 -16.51%
Birmingham -10 7 £100,000 +105.12%
Fife - 7 £48,500 -
Cambridge +3 6 £45,500 -16.51%
Bradford +4 5 - -
South West -25 5 £36,000 -13.25% 2
Wiltshire -27 5 £36,000 -13.25% 1

Sarbanes-Oxley
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 17 April 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.

1 281 (42.64%) Finance
2 132 (20.03%) ITIL
2 132 (20.03%) Banking
3 117 (17.75%) PCI DSS
4 106 (16.08%) Degree
4 106 (16.08%) Windows
5 104 (15.78%) Information Security
6 101 (15.33%) Oracle
7 97 (14.72%) Management Information System
8 95 (14.42%) SQL
9 93 (14.11%) ISO/IEC 27001
10 88 (13.35%) Change Management
11 85 (12.90%) Project Management
12 81 (12.29%) UNIX
13 79 (11.99%) SAP
14 75 (11.38%) Retail
15 73 (11.08%) Risk Management
15 73 (11.08%) CISSP
16 70 (10.62%) Firewall
17 66 (10.02%) Data Security
18 62 (9.41%) Microsoft
18 62 (9.41%) Linux
19 59 (8.95%) Network Security
20 53 (8.04%) PL/SQL
20 53 (8.04%) LAN
21 52 (7.89%) PRINCE2
22 50 (7.59%) WAN
23 49 (7.44%) Active Directory
23 49 (7.44%) CISA
24 48 (7.28%) Juniper

Sarbanes-Oxley
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 17 April 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 27 (4.10%) MS Exchange
2 21 (3.19%) IIS
2 21 (3.19%) SharePoint
3 15 (2.28%) Exchange Server 2003
4 13 (1.97%) Exchange Server 2007
4 13 (1.97%) Exchange Server 2013
5 11 (1.67%) NetWeaver
6 10 (1.52%) SAP Web AS
7 5 (0.76%) SAS
8 4 (0.61%) Exchange Server 2010
9 3 (0.46%) WebSphere
9 3 (0.46%) WebLogic
10 2 (0.30%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
11 1 (0.15%) IBM Notes
11 1 (0.15%) Tomcat
11 1 (0.15%) WebLogic Portal
11 1 (0.15%) PowerExchange
11 1 (0.15%) Oracle Application Server
11 1 (0.15%) OpenStack
11 1 (0.15%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 48 (7.28%) MS Excel
2 44 (6.68%) MS Office
3 29 (4.40%) MS Project
4 25 (3.79%) MS Visio
5 14 (2.12%) Niku Workbench
6 11 (1.67%) MS PowerPoint
7 2 (0.30%) Spreadsheet
7 2 (0.30%) SPSS
Business Applications
1 18 (2.73%) SAP GRC
2 14 (2.12%) Oracle General Ledger
3 9 (1.37%) Finacle
3 9 (1.37%) Temenos T24
3 9 (1.37%) FLEXCUBE
3 9 (1.37%) Misys Equation
3 9 (1.37%) SAP SD
4 8 (1.21%) HFM
5 5 (0.76%) SAP ERP
6 4 (0.61%) Markit EDM
7 3 (0.46%) Oracle Subledger Accounting
7 3 (0.46%) Dynamics NAV
7 3 (0.46%) SAP FI/CO
7 3 (0.46%) SAP CO
7 3 (0.46%) SAP FI
8 2 (0.30%) SAP R/3
8 2 (0.30%) SAP SM
8 2 (0.30%) Oracle EBS R12
8 2 (0.30%) JDE World
8 2 (0.30%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 2 (0.30%) Cloud Computing
2 1 (0.15%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 70 (10.62%) Firewall
2 59 (8.95%) Network Security
3 53 (8.04%) LAN
4 50 (7.59%) WAN
5 41 (6.22%) SSL
6 37 (5.61%) TCP/IP
7 36 (5.46%) Wireless
8 35 (5.31%) VPN
9 25 (3.79%) Intrusion Detection
10 24 (3.64%) VoIP
11 23 (3.49%) Cisco ASA
12 21 (3.19%) Internet
13 20 (3.03%) IPsec
13 20 (3.03%) Cisco IOS
13 20 (3.03%) OSPF
13 20 (3.03%) BGP
14 18 (2.73%) FTP
15 17 (2.58%) EIGRP
15 17 (2.58%) IGRP
16 16 (2.43%) NAS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 46 (6.98%) SQL Server
2 44 (6.68%) Oracle Database
3 30 (4.55%) Oracle Database 11g
4 22 (3.34%) Oracle Reports
5 14 (2.12%) DB2
6 13 (1.97%) Relational Database
7 11 (1.67%) RDBMS
7 11 (1.67%) SAP BW
8 10 (1.52%) NoSQL
8 10 (1.52%) SQL Server 2008
9 9 (1.37%) Data Warehouse
9 9 (1.37%) Oracle9i Database
10 6 (0.91%) QlikView
11 5 (0.76%) BusinessObjects Web Intelligence
11 5 (0.76%) OLAP
11 5 (0.76%) BusinessObjects
11 5 (0.76%) SQL Server Integration Services
11 5 (0.76%) Oracle OLAP
12 4 (0.61%) Hyperion Smart View
13 3 (0.46%) SQL Server Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 7 (1.06%) Team Foundation Server
2 6 (0.91%) Visual Studio
3 5 (0.76%) Eclipse
3 5 (0.76%) Toad
4 4 (0.61%) JIRA
5 2 (0.30%) Oracle APEX
5 2 (0.30%) Selenium
5 2 (0.30%) QuickTest Pro
6 1 (0.15%) Maven
6 1 (0.15%) Metasploit
6 1 (0.15%) Rational DOORS
6 1 (0.15%) Hudson
6 1 (0.15%) Ant
General
1 281 (42.64%) Finance
2 132 (20.03%) Banking
3 75 (11.38%) Retail
4 42 (6.37%) Investment Banking
5 39 (5.92%) Retail Banking
6 35 (5.31%) Back Office
7 26 (3.95%) Marketing
8 25 (3.79%) Telecoms
9 22 (3.34%) Legal
10 18 (2.73%) Front Office
11 11 (1.67%) Pharmaceutical
11 11 (1.67%) Automotive
12 9 (1.37%) Manufacturing
13 6 (0.91%) Law
14 5 (0.76%) Billing
14 5 (0.76%) Advertising
15 4 (0.61%) French Language
15 4 (0.61%) General Ledger
16 2 (0.30%) Games
16 2 (0.30%) Electronics
Job Titles
1 192 (29.14%) Analyst
2 62 (9.41%) Consultant
3 57 (8.65%) Business Analyst
4 52 (7.89%) Project Manager
5 40 (6.07%) Administrator
6 33 (5.01%) Security Analyst
7 30 (4.55%) Support Analyst
7 30 (4.55%) Security Manager
8 28 (4.25%) DBA
9 22 (3.34%) Developer
10 18 (2.73%) Architect
10 18 (2.73%) Security Consultant
10 18 (2.73%) Auditor
11 17 (2.58%) Security Engineer
12 16 (2.43%) Network Engineer
13 15 (2.28%) Payments Business Analyst
14 14 (2.12%) Risk Consultant
14 14 (2.12%) SAP Analyst
14 14 (2.12%) Information Manager
14 14 (2.12%) Security Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 36 (5.46%) .NET
2 31 (4.70%) Web Services
3 15 (2.28%) WCF
4 11 (1.67%) WPF
4 11 (1.67%) Silverlight
4 11 (1.67%) SAP Basis
5 7 (1.06%) ASP.NET
6 5 (0.76%) HTML
6 5 (0.76%) XML
6 5 (0.76%) MSMQ
6 5 (0.76%) ISPF
6 5 (0.76%) .NET Framework
7 4 (0.61%) LINQ
7 4 (0.61%) Classic ASP
8 3 (0.46%) SAP ALE
8 3 (0.46%) Middleware
9 2 (0.30%) SAP XI
9 2 (0.30%) Regular Expression
10 1 (0.15%) SAP PI
10 1 (0.15%) iXBRL
Miscellaneous
1 97 (14.72%) Management Information System
2 47 (7.13%) Computer Science
3 27 (4.10%) Replication
4 26 (3.95%) APACS
5 22 (3.34%) Cryptography
5 22 (3.34%) SWIFT
6 20 (3.03%) Derivative
7 15 (2.28%) STB
8 14 (2.12%) IVR
9 13 (1.97%) Data Protection Act
10 11 (1.67%) Statistics
10 11 (1.67%) Mathematics
10 11 (1.67%) Client/Server
10 11 (1.67%) Credit Risk
11 10 (1.52%) Open Source
12 9 (1.37%) Market Risk
12 9 (1.37%) Reference Data
13 8 (1.21%) Mainframe
14 6 (0.91%) Fixed Income
15 5 (0.76%) VSAM
Operating Systems
1 106 (16.08%) Windows
2 81 (12.29%) UNIX
3 62 (9.41%) Linux
4 40 (6.07%) Solaris
5 15 (2.28%) zOS
6 13 (1.97%) SUSE
6 13 (1.97%) Oracle Linux
7 6 (0.91%) Windows Server 2008
8 5 (0.76%) Windows XP
9 4 (0.61%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 3 (0.46%) CentOS
11 2 (0.30%) Mac OS
11 2 (0.30%) Windows 7
11 2 (0.30%) Ubuntu
11 2 (0.30%) Windows Server 2012
12 1 (0.15%) Windows Mobile
12 1 (0.15%) VMS
12 1 (0.15%) OpenVMS
12 1 (0.15%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 132 (20.03%) ITIL
2 104 (15.78%) Information Security
3 88 (13.35%) Change Management
4 85 (12.90%) Project Management
5 73 (11.08%) Risk Management
6 66 (10.02%) Data Security
7 52 (7.89%) PRINCE2
8 44 (6.68%) Stakeholder Management
9 42 (6.37%) Migration
9 42 (6.37%) Data Protection
10 37 (5.61%) SIEM
11 36 (5.46%) Change Control
12 35 (5.31%) Business Intelligence
13 33 (5.01%) Service Management
14 32 (4.86%) Disaster Recovery
15 30 (4.55%) Incident Management
15 30 (4.55%) Technical Architecture
15 30 (4.55%) Problem Management
16 27 (4.10%) User Acceptance Testing
16 27 (4.10%) Service Delivery
Programming Languages
1 95 (14.42%) SQL
2 53 (8.04%) PL/SQL
3 37 (5.61%) Java
4 24 (3.64%) C#
5 19 (2.88%) Shell Script
6 14 (2.12%) Perl
6 14 (2.12%) PowerShell
7 12 (1.82%) C
8 10 (1.52%) ABAP
9 9 (1.37%) AWK
9 9 (1.37%) C-shell
9 9 (1.37%) Bash Shell
9 9 (1.37%) Korn
10 8 (1.21%) VB
10 8 (1.21%) VB.NET
11 7 (1.06%) VBA
12 5 (0.76%) Assembly Language
12 5 (0.76%) REXX
12 5 (0.76%) C++
12 5 (0.76%) COBOL
Qualifications
1 106 (16.08%) Degree
2 73 (11.08%) CISSP
3 49 (7.44%) CISA
4 35 (5.31%) CISM
5 29 (4.40%) Cisco Certification
6 26 (3.95%) ITIL Certification
6 26 (3.95%) CCNA
7 25 (3.79%) CCA
8 21 (3.19%) JNCIA
9 19 (2.88%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
10 18 (2.73%) PMP
10 18 (2.73%) PMI Certification
11 17 (2.58%) CCSP
12 14 (2.12%) PRINCE2 Certification
12 14 (2.12%) SC Cleared
12 14 (2.12%) Security Cleared
12 14 (2.12%) CRISC
13 12 (1.82%) CIMA
13 12 (1.82%) GIAC
13 12 (1.82%) ACCA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 117 (17.75%) PCI DSS
2 93 (14.11%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 41 (6.22%) COBIT
4 38 (5.77%) SLA
5 29 (4.40%) Basel II
5 29 (4.40%) QA
6 22 (3.34%) CRD IV
7 19 (2.88%) BS7799
8 14 (2.12%) ISO 8583
9 13 (1.97%) Basel III
10 12 (1.82%) IAS 39
11 11 (1.67%) ISO/IEC 17799
12 10 (1.52%) MiFID
12 10 (1.52%) HIPAA
13 9 (1.37%) BS25999
14 8 (1.21%) ISO 9001
15 6 (0.91%) COREP
16 5 (0.76%) GPG13
17 4 (0.61%) Solvency II
17 4 (0.61%) Dodd-Frank
System Software
1 49 (7.44%) Active Directory
2 23 (3.49%) Oracle RAC
3 22 (3.34%) Oracle RMAN
4 12 (1.82%) ISA Server
4 12 (1.82%) Hyper-V
5 8 (1.21%) VMware Infrastructure
5 8 (1.21%) KVM
6 6 (0.91%) VMware ESXi
7 5 (0.76%) ACF2
7 5 (0.76%) RACF
8 4 (0.61%) Snort
9 3 (0.46%) Squid
10 2 (0.30%) vSphere
10 2 (0.30%) VMware ESX
11 1 (0.15%) Nmap
11 1 (0.15%) VMware Server
11 1 (0.15%) DFS Replication
Systems Management
1 22 (3.34%) Data Guard
2 15 (2.28%) SCCM
3 12 (1.82%) ARCserve
4 10 (1.52%) Puppet
4 10 (1.52%) Opscode Chef
5 9 (1.37%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
6 8 (1.21%) Oracle Statspack
7 7 (1.06%) Tivoli
8 5 (0.76%) CA Endevor
9 4 (0.61%) Backup Exec
9 4 (0.61%) Nessus
10 3 (0.46%) NetBackup
10 3 (0.46%) HP SIM
11 2 (0.30%) McAfee ePO
12 1 (0.15%) Ganglia
12 1 (0.15%) SCOM
12 1 (0.15%) Tivoli Identity Manager
12 1 (0.15%) Unicenter
12 1 (0.15%) ITRS Geneos
12 1 (0.15%) Oracle Identity Manager
Vendors
1 101 (15.33%) Oracle
2 79 (11.99%) SAP
3 62 (9.41%) Microsoft
4 48 (7.28%) Juniper
5 44 (6.68%) Cisco
6 32 (4.86%) ServiceNow
7 29 (4.40%) F5
8 20 (3.03%) Sun
8 20 (3.03%) Avaya
9 19 (2.88%) Sourcefire
10 18 (2.73%) Symantec
10 18 (2.73%) Qualys
11 17 (2.58%) VMware
12 16 (2.43%) Fortinet
13 15 (2.28%) Websense
13 15 (2.28%) McAfee
14 14 (2.12%) Microgen
14 14 (2.12%) Niku
14 14 (2.12%) Informatica
14 14 (2.12%) IBM
Hampshire
KDR
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + Bonus + Excellent Benefits
Posted: 5 hours ago
Crawley, West Sussex
Ace European Group
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 7 hours ago
London
NBC Universal
Salary: £45,000 per year
Posted: 9 hours ago
London
NBC Universal
Salary: £45,000 per year
Posted: 9 hours ago
Crawley, West Sussex
Ace European Group
Salary: From £45,000 to £49,999 per annum
Posted: 13 hours ago
Swindon, Wiltshire
KDR
Salary: £30000 - £50000 per annum + Bonus and Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
London
McCabe & Barton
Salary: bonus + car allowance + package
Posted: Yesterday
London
Computer People
Salary: £40000.00 - £55000.00 per annum + 15% Bonus and Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
London
Ultimate Asset
Salary: Fantastic benefits package on top
Posted: Yesterday
London
Ultimate Asset
Posted: Yesterday
Slough, Berkshire
O2
Salary: Competitive Salary and Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Other
Vodafone
Posted: 2 days ago
Watford, Hertfordshire
Computer People
Salary: £45000.00 - £53000.00 per annum + Bonus, Pension, Life
Posted: 2 days ago
South East
Greythorn
Salary: £65000.00 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
London
Personnel IT
Salary: £40000 - £60000 per annum + bonus and benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
UK
Templeton & Partners
Salary: Market related
Posted: 3 days ago
Slough, Berkshire
Coal IT Services
Salary: £40,000 per annum £40K Circa + Bonus + Bens + Package
Posted: 3 days ago
London
D Tech Recruitment
Salary: From £65,000 to £75,000 per annum + Excellent Benefits + Bonus
Posted: 6 days ago
Edinburgh
Amazon
Salary: Excellent Benefits
Posted: 6 days ago