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 6 December 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
6 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Sarbanes-Oxley (SOX, Sarbox)
Rank 667 662 641
Rank change year-on-year
-5 -21
Permanent jobs citing Sarbanes-Oxley 220 289 350
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.24% 0.27% 0.31%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 2.07% 2.33% 2.75%
Number of salaries quoted 165 202 271
Median salary £55,000 £50,000 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+10.00% -
90% offered a salary of more than £40,000 £34,000 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £77,500 £75,000
UK excluding London median salary £55,000 £45,000 £47,500
% change year-on-year
+22.22% -5.26%

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
10607 12386 12726
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 11.56% 11.65% 11.24%
Number of salaries quoted 8391 9808 10042
Median salary £50,000 £50,000 £46,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
- +7.52%
90% offered a salary of more than £29,000 £29,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £72,500 £75,000
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £44,000 £41,500
% change year-on-year
+2.27% +6.02%

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 6 December 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 6 December 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 -2 210 £55,000 +10.00% 22
London +80 119 £57,500 -8.00% 10
South East +17 33 £60,000 +36.36% 2
City of London +35 29 £55,000 -26.66% 5
East Midlands +10 17 £42,500 +28.78% 1
Northamptonshire +15 14 £42,500 -10.52% 1
West Midlands -18 14 £40,000 -27.92% 2
Surrey +22 13 £65,000 +18.18%
North West -40 11 £55,000 +29.41% 6
Berkshire +27 10 £70,000 +33.33% 2
Towcester - 10 £42,500 -
Manchester -22 8 £56,250 +40.62% 2
West Yorkshire +24 7 £35,500 -11.25%
Yorkshire +15 7 £35,500 -11.25%
Reading +31 6 £52,500 +5.00%
Birmingham -14 6 £40,000 -40.74%
Oxfordshire +27 5 - -
East of England +4 5 £60,000 +33.33% 1
Henley-on-Thames - 5 - -
Northampton +10 4 - - 1
Telford - 4 £22,500 -
Shropshire - 4 £22,500 -
Dunstable +16 3 £50,000 +11.11%
Cheshire +15 3 £52,500 +40.93% 1
Bracknell +11 3 £70,000 +51.35% 1
Bedfordshire +1 3 £50,000 +11.11%
Nottingham -3 3 £77,500 +6.89%
Nottinghamshire -8 3 £77,500 +6.89%
Bradford - 3 £36,000 -
West Sussex - 3 £45,000 -

Sarbanes-Oxley
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 6 December 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.

1 238 (43.12%) Finance
2 214 (38.77%) Information Security
3 208 (37.68%) PCI DSS
4 154 (27.90%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 150 (27.17%) ITIL
6 149 (26.99%) CISSP
7 111 (20.11%) Risk Management
8 106 (19.20%) Windows
9 101 (18.30%) IT Audit
10 97 (17.57%) CISA
11 95 (17.21%) CISM
12 89 (16.12%) COBIT
13 83 (15.04%) Linux
14 74 (13.41%) Degree
14 74 (13.41%) Cybersecurity
15 73 (13.22%) SAP
16 72 (13.04%) Management Information System
17 69 (12.50%) Banking
18 67 (12.14%) Oracle
19 64 (11.59%) Firewall
20 59 (10.69%) Security Management
21 57 (10.33%) Analytical Skills
22 56 (10.14%) Incident Management
23 55 (9.96%) Telecoms
24 52 (9.42%) Migration
24 52 (9.42%) Stakeholder Management
25 50 (9.06%) Project Management
26 49 (8.88%) Change Management
26 49 (8.88%) SQL
26 49 (8.88%) Cisco

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 20 (3.62%) MS Exchange
2 15 (2.72%) WebSphere
3 11 (1.99%) SharePoint
4 10 (1.81%) Exchange Server 2007
4 10 (1.81%) IIS
5 9 (1.63%) Exchange Server 2010
6 7 (1.27%) Oracle SOA Suite
7 5 (0.91%) Oracle Workflow
8 4 (0.72%) JCAPS
9 3 (0.54%) Oracle Application Server
10 2 (0.36%) Confluence
10 2 (0.36%) SAP Portal
11 1 (0.18%) Exchange Server 2013
Applications
1 17 (3.08%) MS Excel
1 17 (3.08%) MS Office
2 7 (1.27%) MS Visio
3 5 (0.91%) MS PowerPoint
3 5 (0.91%) MS Project
4 1 (0.18%) Pro/ENGINEER
4 1 (0.18%) PTC Creo
4 1 (0.18%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 22 (3.99%) SAP GRC
2 19 (3.44%) Oracle Payables
3 9 (1.63%) SAP Retail
4 6 (1.09%) Dynamics AX
4 6 (1.09%) Dynamics NAV
5 5 (0.91%) Oracle Applications
5 5 (0.91%) Oracle ASCP
5 5 (0.91%) Oracle Assets
5 5 (0.91%) Oracle Cash Management
5 5 (0.91%) Oracle EBS
5 5 (0.91%) Oracle EBS R12
5 5 (0.91%) Oracle General Ledger
5 5 (0.91%) Oracle iProcurement
5 5 (0.91%) Oracle iSupplier
5 5 (0.91%) Oracle Receivables
5 5 (0.91%) SAP Business One
6 4 (0.72%) SAP MM
7 3 (0.54%) SAP APO
7 3 (0.54%) SAP LE
7 3 (0.54%) SAP SD
Cloud Services
1 26 (4.71%) SaaS
2 20 (3.62%) Office 365
3 15 (2.72%) OpenShift
4 8 (1.45%) Amazon AWS
4 8 (1.45%) Cloud Computing
4 8 (1.45%) Microsoft Azure
5 5 (0.91%) Slack
6 1 (0.18%) Adobe Creative Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 64 (11.59%) Firewall
2 28 (5.07%) TCP/IP
3 25 (4.53%) WAN
4 23 (4.17%) Wireless
5 21 (3.80%) LAN
6 19 (3.44%) Intrusion Detection
6 19 (3.44%) SSL
7 15 (2.72%) DNS
8 13 (2.36%) Network Security
9 11 (1.99%) SAN
10 10 (1.81%) BGP
10 10 (1.81%) Internet
10 10 (1.81%) NAS
10 10 (1.81%) OSPF
11 9 (1.63%) DMZ
11 9 (1.63%) MPLS
11 9 (1.63%) SMTP
12 6 (1.09%) EIGRP
13 5 (0.91%) IPsec
13 5 (0.91%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 33 (5.98%) Relational Database
2 22 (3.99%) Oracle Database
3 18 (3.26%) SQL Server
4 9 (1.63%) Oracle Database 11g
4 9 (1.63%) SAP BW
5 7 (1.27%) Oracle Reports
6 6 (1.09%) Oracle9i Database
6 6 (1.09%) RDBMS
7 5 (0.91%) Oracle Database 10g
7 5 (0.91%) Oracle Database 12c
8 4 (0.72%) Hyperion Smart View
9 3 (0.54%) Essbase
9 3 (0.54%) SAP HANA
10 2 (0.36%) SQL Server Integration Services
10 2 (0.36%) SQL Server Reporting Services
11 1 (0.18%) BusinessObjects Business Intelligence
11 1 (0.18%) Enterprise Data Warehouse
11 1 (0.18%) MongoDB
11 1 (0.18%) SQL Server Analysis Services
11 1 (0.18%) UniData
Development Applications
1 7 (1.27%) Git (software)
2 2 (0.36%) Jenkins
2 2 (0.36%) JIRA
2 2 (0.36%) Serena SBM
2 2 (0.36%) Subversion
2 2 (0.36%) TeamCity
3 1 (0.18%) Burp Suite
3 1 (0.18%) Visual Studio
General
1 238 (43.12%) Finance
2 69 (12.50%) Banking
3 55 (9.96%) Telecoms
4 26 (4.71%) Retail
5 25 (4.53%) Legal
6 21 (3.80%) Manufacturing
7 17 (3.08%) Billing
8 16 (2.90%) International Banking
9 13 (2.36%) Investment Banking
10 10 (1.81%) Games
11 9 (1.63%) German Language
12 6 (1.09%) Marketing
13 5 (0.91%) Electronics
14 4 (0.72%) Back Office
14 4 (0.72%) Financial Institution
14 4 (0.72%) Law
14 4 (0.72%) Publishing
15 3 (0.54%) Advertising
15 3 (0.54%) French Language
16 2 (0.36%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 145 (26.27%) Analyst
2 83 (15.04%) Consultant
2 83 (15.04%) Security Manager
3 57 (10.33%) Security Consultant
4 56 (10.14%) IT Manager
5 45 (8.15%) Compliance Manager
6 40 (7.25%) Security Analyst
7 30 (5.43%) Information Security Consultant
8 28 (5.07%) IT Security Manager
9 26 (4.71%) Service Analyst
9 26 (4.71%) Systems Analyst
10 25 (4.53%) Banking Analyst
11 24 (4.35%) Head of Security
12 23 (4.17%) IT Analyst
13 22 (3.99%) SAP Consultant
14 21 (3.80%) PeopleSoft Analyst
14 21 (3.80%) SAP Analyst
15 20 (3.62%) Audit Manager
16 19 (3.44%) Cybersecurity Manager
16 19 (3.44%) Service Control Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 34 (6.16%) Web Services
2 18 (3.26%) .NET
3 17 (3.08%) Middleware
4 15 (2.72%) JSON
4 15 (2.72%) SOAP
5 10 (1.81%) J2EE
6 9 (1.63%) IBM Integration Bus
6 9 (1.63%) JMS
6 9 (1.63%) WebSphere MQ
7 5 (0.91%) Unreal Engine
8 4 (0.72%) JSF
9 3 (0.54%) .NET Framework
9 3 (0.54%) SailPoint
10 2 (0.36%) ASP.NET
10 2 (0.36%) HTML
10 2 (0.36%) XML
11 1 (0.18%) CSS
11 1 (0.18%) EDI
11 1 (0.18%) jQuery
11 1 (0.18%) WCF
Miscellaneous
1 72 (13.04%) Management Information System
2 57 (10.33%) Analytical Skills
3 49 (8.88%) Computer Science
4 28 (5.07%) Data Centre
4 28 (5.07%) Data Protection Act
5 11 (1.99%) Cryptography
5 11 (1.99%) PKI
6 9 (1.63%) Clustering
6 9 (1.63%) Mathematics
6 9 (1.63%) N-Tier
7 8 (1.45%) iSeries
8 7 (1.27%) Client/Server
8 7 (1.27%) Virtual Team
9 6 (1.09%) FMCG
9 6 (1.09%) NHS
10 5 (0.91%) Hybrid Cloud
11 4 (0.72%) Data Integration
12 3 (0.54%) Algorithms
12 3 (0.54%) Derivative
13 2 (0.36%) Mainframe
Operating Systems
1 106 (19.20%) Windows
2 83 (15.04%) Linux
3 40 (7.25%) Unix
4 31 (5.62%) Windows Server
5 29 (5.25%) Windows Server 2012
6 23 (4.17%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 19 (3.44%) Windows 7
8 18 (3.26%) Solaris
9 9 (1.63%) Apple iOS
9 9 (1.63%) Mac OS
9 9 (1.63%) Windows Server 2003
10 2 (0.36%) Mac OS X
11 1 (0.18%) AIX
11 1 (0.18%) Android
11 1 (0.18%) CentOS
11 1 (0.18%) OS/400
11 1 (0.18%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 214 (38.77%) Information Security
2 150 (27.17%) ITIL
3 111 (20.11%) Risk Management
4 101 (18.30%) IT Audit
5 74 (13.41%) Cybersecurity
6 59 (10.69%) Security Management
7 56 (10.14%) Incident Management
8 52 (9.42%) Migration
8 52 (9.42%) Stakeholder Management
9 50 (9.06%) Project Management
10 49 (8.88%) Change Management
11 46 (8.33%) Information Security Management
12 42 (7.61%) ISMS
12 42 (7.61%) Regulatory Compliance
12 42 (7.61%) Service Management
13 40 (7.25%) Data Protection
13 40 (7.25%) Disaster Recovery
13 40 (7.25%) SDLC
14 39 (7.07%) Presales
15 37 (6.70%) Root Cause Analysis
Programming Languages
1 49 (8.88%) SQL
2 25 (4.53%) Bash Shell
2 25 (4.53%) Perl
3 16 (2.90%) PowerShell
3 16 (2.90%) Python
4 14 (2.54%) Java
5 11 (1.99%) PL/SQL
6 9 (1.63%) AWK
6 9 (1.63%) C-shell
6 9 (1.63%) Jython
6 9 (1.63%) Korn
6 9 (1.63%) Shell Script
7 8 (1.45%) C
8 7 (1.27%) C#
9 2 (0.36%) PHP
9 2 (0.36%) X++
10 1 (0.18%) Apex Code
10 1 (0.18%) JavaScript
10 1 (0.18%) RPG/400
10 1 (0.18%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 149 (26.99%) CISSP
2 97 (17.57%) CISA
3 95 (17.21%) CISM
4 74 (13.41%) Degree
5 44 (7.97%) CEH
6 42 (7.61%) ITIL Certification
7 39 (7.07%) SC Cleared
7 39 (7.07%) Security Cleared
8 32 (5.80%) CRISC
9 23 (4.17%) Cisco Certification
10 16 (2.90%) BPSS Clearance
10 16 (2.90%) Microsoft Certification
10 16 (2.90%) PCI QSA
11 15 (2.72%) CCNP
12 14 (2.54%) CCNA
13 13 (2.36%) CGEIT
13 13 (2.36%) GCIA
13 13 (2.36%) GCIH
14 11 (1.99%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
15 10 (1.81%) RHCA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 208 (37.68%) PCI DSS
2 154 (27.90%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 89 (16.12%) COBIT
4 29 (5.25%) SLA
5 21 (3.80%) GxP
6 16 (2.90%) HIPAA
7 15 (2.72%) ISO22301
7 15 (2.72%) QA
8 12 (2.17%) ISO27005
9 11 (1.99%) ISO 9001
10 9 (1.63%) ISAE 3402
11 8 (1.45%) SSAE 16
12 6 (1.09%) Solvency II
12 6 (1.09%) Val IT
13 2 (0.36%) COSO
13 2 (0.36%) ISO27002
14 1 (0.18%) Data Quality
System Software
1 32 (5.80%) Active Directory
2 27 (4.89%) VMware Infrastructure
3 26 (4.71%) vSphere
4 16 (2.90%) Hyper-V
5 15 (2.72%) VMware ESX
6 12 (2.17%) XenApp
7 9 (1.63%) Oracle RAC
8 1 (0.18%) ProxySG
8 1 (0.18%) Snort
8 1 (0.18%) Virtual Machines
8 1 (0.18%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 16 (2.90%) WSUS
2 15 (2.72%) Kibana
2 15 (2.72%) Red Hat Spacewalk
2 15 (2.72%) SCCM
2 15 (2.72%) WMI
3 10 (1.81%) SCOM
4 9 (1.63%) Data Guard
4 9 (1.63%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
4 9 (1.63%) Oracle RMAN
5 5 (0.91%) RSA Archer
6 4 (0.72%) RSA Security Analytics
7 2 (0.36%) Nmap
8 1 (0.18%) EnCase
8 1 (0.18%) HP Fortify
8 1 (0.18%) Nagios
8 1 (0.18%) Nessus
8 1 (0.18%) Norton AntiVirus
8 1 (0.18%) WebInspect
8 1 (0.18%) ZABBIX
Vendors
1 73 (13.22%) SAP
2 67 (12.14%) Oracle
3 49 (8.88%) Cisco
4 34 (6.16%) Red Hat
4 34 (6.16%) VMware
5 31 (5.62%) Microsoft
6 28 (5.07%) Qualys
7 21 (3.80%) Palo Alto
7 21 (3.80%) PeopleSoft
8 19 (3.44%) Hyperion
9 18 (3.26%) ServiceNow
10 12 (2.17%) Citrix
11 11 (1.99%) Huawei
11 11 (1.99%) IBM
11 11 (1.99%) Symantec
12 9 (1.63%) FireEye
13 7 (1.27%) HP
13 7 (1.27%) NetApp
14 6 (1.09%) CheckPoint
14 6 (1.09%) Cognos
Manchester, Lancashire
Lawrence Harvey Enterprise
Salary: £80000.00 - £90000.00 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Watford, Hertfordshire
Miller Maxwell Ltd
Salary: From £45,000 to £55,000 per annum Excellent Corporate Benefits
Posted: 13 hours ago
Cheshire
Proprius Recruitment
Salary: From £45,000 to £60,000 per annum Plus excellent Bonus and Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Deerfoot IT Resources Ltd
Salary: £50000 - £65000 per annum + bonus + flex bens package
Posted: 3 days ago
London
Lorien Resourcing
Salary: £70000 - £78000 per annum + Bonus + Car + Pension + Healthcare
Posted: Yesterday
Oldham, Lancashire
2M Employment Solutions
Salary: £55000.00 - £60000.00 per annum + plus bonus and benefits
Posted: Yesterday
London
Lawrence Harvey
Salary: £50000.00 - £80000.00 per annum
Posted: 7 days ago
Liverpool, Merseyside
QVC
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 7 days ago
Knowsley, Liverpool, UK
QVC
Salary: Highly Competitive
Posted: 8 days ago
West London
MAPP Ltd - IT & Business Management Recruitment Specialists
Salary: £27,000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Chadderton, Lancashire
SG Gaming
Salary: bonus and benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
UK
Sanderson
Posted: 18 days ago
Berkshire
Austin Fraser
Salary: £50000.00 - £60000.00 per annum + Bonus + Benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
City of London
People Source Consulting
Salary: £45000 - £62000 per annum + exceptional benefits + bonus
Posted: 13 days ago
Glasgow, Lanarkshire
Scottish Power
Salary: From £42,400 to £53,000 per annum
Posted: 27 days ago
West Midlands
Interquest - IQ Tech
Posted: 27 days ago
West Midlands
Interquest - IQ Tech
Posted: 27 days ago
Central London / West End
Cognizant
Posted: 13 days ago
Northampton, Northamptonshire
Latcom Ltd
Salary: Market rates + Gd Benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
Bracknell, Berkshire
HiFX Europe Ltd
Salary: From £54,000 to £60,000 per annum + up to 10% six monthly bonus + bene
Posted: 21 days ago
Glasgow, Lanarkshire
Chubb
Salary: Excellent Salary +Benefits
Posted: 6 days ago