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

Location
3 months to
24 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Sarbanes-Oxley (SOX, Sarbox)
Rank 578 518 526
Rank change year-on-year
-60 +8
Permanent jobs citing Sarbanes-Oxley 342 406 398
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.30% 0.37% 0.35%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 2.86% 3.72% 3.33%
Number of salaries quoted 253 309 257
Average salary £47,500 £52,500 £50,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-9.52% +5.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,200 £32,500 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £77,300 £80,000 £68,000
UK excluding London average salary £44,000 £47,500 £47,500
% change year-on-year
-7.36% -

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
11940 10914 11955
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 10.48% 10.03% 10.58%
Number of salaries quoted 9269 8535 9760
Average salary £45,000 £47,500 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-5.26% +5.55%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,500 £28,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £70,000 £75,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
-1.23% +1.25%

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 24 October 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 24 October 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 -61 315 £47,500 -9.52% 57
London -21 126 £57,500 -11.53% 24
South East -27 116 £42,000 -16.00% 15
Berkshire -10 52 £47,500 -20.83% 6
City of London 0 40 £74,500 +6.42% 5
East of England -14 29 £48,000 +28.00%
West Sussex +8 27 £31,000 -34.73% 2
Crawley +7 27 £31,000 -34.73% 2
Slough -5 24 £47,500 +28.37% 1
Scotland +4 19 £61,250 +5.60%
Reading +3 16 £40,000 -40.74% 1
Bedfordshire +3 15 £47,500 -5.00%
Edinburgh -8 13 - -
North West -17 13 £51,000 +126.66% 5
West Yorkshire -20 13 £42,118 -29.80% 1
Yorkshire -31 13 £42,118 -29.80% 3
Hertfordshire -9 11 £50,000 +33.33%
Surrey -10 10 £36,750 - 1
West Midlands -29 10 £44,000 +0.57% 3
Leeds - 10 £41,500 - 1
Newbury +14 9 £62,500 +25.00% 1
Hampshire -4 9 £42,500 +6.25% 2
South West -34 9 £40,000 -15.78% 6
Luton - 9 £47,500 -
Buckinghamshire -9 8 £28,750 -47.72% 1
Merseyside - 8 £51,000 -
Liverpool - 8 £51,000 -
Stirling - 6 £61,250 -
Dunstable - 6 - -
Kent +1 5 £47,500 +42.85%

Sarbanes-Oxley
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 24 October 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.

1 265 (40.96%) Finance
2 197 (30.45%) ITIL
3 170 (26.28%) Windows
4 167 (25.81%) PCI DSS
5 149 (23.03%) Information Security
6 127 (19.63%) ISO/IEC 27001
7 119 (18.39%) Oracle
8 113 (17.47%) CISSP
9 110 (17.00%) Linux
10 108 (16.69%) Degree
11 98 (15.15%) SQL
12 91 (14.06%) COBIT
13 90 (13.91%) Risk Management
13 90 (13.91%) Banking
14 85 (13.14%) Management Information System
14 85 (13.14%) UNIX
15 81 (12.52%) CISM
16 78 (12.06%) Project Management
16 78 (12.06%) Active Directory
17 74 (11.44%) Cisco
17 74 (11.44%) Network Security
18 70 (10.82%) CISA
18 70 (10.82%) Data Security
18 70 (10.82%) Firewall
19 69 (10.66%) TCP/IP
20 68 (10.51%) Change Management
21 64 (9.89%) MS Excel
22 62 (9.58%) Microsoft
23 58 (8.96%) PRINCE2
24 56 (8.66%) Retail

Sarbanes-Oxley
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 24 October 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 (4.17%) IIS
2 21 (3.25%) MS Exchange
3 10 (1.55%) Exchange Server 2007
3 10 (1.55%) Exchange Server 2013
4 9 (1.39%) SAS
4 9 (1.39%) WebLogic
5 8 (1.24%) MS Project Server
6 7 (1.08%) Exchange Server 2003
7 6 (0.93%) SharePoint
8 5 (0.77%) WebLogic Portal
8 5 (0.77%) CMS
9 4 (0.62%) Exchange Server 2010
10 3 (0.46%) Confluence
10 3 (0.46%) SAP Web AS
10 3 (0.46%) NetWeaver
10 3 (0.46%) Apache
11 2 (0.31%) Oracle Workflow
11 2 (0.31%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
11 2 (0.31%) Elasticsearch
12 1 (0.15%) Lync
Applications
1 64 (9.89%) MS Excel
2 47 (7.26%) MS Office
3 33 (5.10%) MS Visio
4 17 (2.63%) MS Project
5 10 (1.55%) MS PowerPoint
6 1 (0.15%) InfoPath
6 1 (0.15%) Adobe Creative Suite
Business Applications
1 17 (2.63%) Oracle General Ledger
2 15 (2.32%) Oracle EBS
3 14 (2.16%) Oracle Payables
4 12 (1.85%) Oracle EBS R12
5 9 (1.39%) Oracle Applications
5 9 (1.39%) Oracle Assets
6 8 (1.24%) Oracle Financials
7 7 (1.08%) SAP GRC
8 6 (0.93%) Oracle iProcurement
8 6 (0.93%) Oracle Receivables
9 5 (0.77%) Oracle 11i
10 4 (0.62%) HFM
11 3 (0.46%) SAP ERP
11 3 (0.46%) SAP FI
11 3 (0.46%) Oracle TCA
12 2 (0.31%) Oracle Cash Management
12 2 (0.31%) Remedy ITSM
12 2 (0.31%) SAP SD
12 2 (0.31%) SAP FI/CO
12 2 (0.31%) SAP CO
Cloud Services
1 6 (0.93%) Amazon AWS
2 5 (0.77%) Microsoft Azure
3 2 (0.31%) SaaS
3 2 (0.31%) Google Apps
3 2 (0.31%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 74 (11.44%) Network Security
2 70 (10.82%) Firewall
3 69 (10.66%) TCP/IP
4 42 (6.49%) DNS
5 33 (5.10%) WAN
6 32 (4.95%) LAN
7 31 (4.79%) DHCP
7 31 (4.79%) VPN
8 27 (4.17%) SAN
8 27 (4.17%) Cisco ASA
9 25 (3.86%) Internet
9 25 (3.86%) SSL
10 19 (2.94%) SMS
11 18 (2.78%) NAS
12 13 (2.01%) BGP
12 13 (2.01%) Wireless
13 12 (1.85%) OSPF
14 10 (1.55%) IPsec
14 10 (1.55%) VoIP
14 10 (1.55%) Cisco IOS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 47 (7.26%) SQL Server
2 42 (6.49%) Oracle Database
3 35 (5.41%) Relational Database
3 35 (5.41%) Oracle Database 11g
4 22 (3.40%) RDBMS
5 14 (2.16%) Oracle Reports
5 14 (2.16%) Oracle9i Database
6 11 (1.70%) Data Warehouse
7 9 (1.39%) Oracle Database 10g
7 9 (1.39%) DB2
7 9 (1.39%) SQLPlus
8 7 (1.08%) SAP BW
9 6 (0.93%) SQL Server Reporting Services
10 5 (0.77%) SQL Server Integration Services
11 4 (0.62%) Oracle OLAP
11 4 (0.62%) OLAP
11 4 (0.62%) SQL Server Analysis Services
11 4 (0.62%) SQL Server 2008
11 4 (0.62%) Hyperion Smart View
12 3 (0.46%) Sybase ASE
Development Applications
1 11 (1.70%) JIRA
2 4 (0.62%) Oracle Forms
2 4 (0.62%) Toad
3 3 (0.46%) JUnit
3 3 (0.46%) Subversion
3 3 (0.46%) Maven
3 3 (0.46%) Atlassian Bamboo
3 3 (0.46%) RSpec
3 3 (0.46%) Capybara
3 3 (0.46%) Jenkins
4 2 (0.31%) PeopleTools
5 1 (0.15%) Visual Studio
5 1 (0.15%) Oracle APEX
General
1 265 (40.96%) Finance
2 90 (13.91%) Banking
3 56 (8.66%) Retail
4 40 (6.18%) Telecoms
5 23 (3.55%) Legal
6 22 (3.40%) Retail Banking
7 16 (2.47%) French Language
8 13 (2.01%) Investment Banking
8 13 (2.01%) Back Office
9 12 (1.85%) General Ledger
10 9 (1.39%) Marketing
11 8 (1.24%) Pharmaceutical
11 8 (1.24%) Multimedia
12 7 (1.08%) Manufacturing
12 7 (1.08%) German Language
13 6 (0.93%) Spanish Language
14 5 (0.77%) Italian Language
14 5 (0.77%) Advertising
14 5 (0.77%) Automotive
14 5 (0.77%) Law
Job Titles
1 165 (25.50%) Analyst
2 90 (13.91%) Consultant
3 51 (7.88%) Business Analyst
4 49 (7.57%) Security Consultant
5 44 (6.80%) Administrator
6 32 (4.95%) IT Consultant
7 29 (4.48%) Project Manager
8 22 (3.40%) Security Analyst
9 21 (3.25%) DBA
10 20 (3.09%) Network Engineer
10 20 (3.09%) IT Security Consultant
10 20 (3.09%) Payments Business Analyst
11 19 (2.94%) Security Engineer
12 18 (2.78%) Oracle DBA
12 18 (2.78%) Support Engineer
12 18 (2.78%) Governance Manager
12 18 (2.78%) Security Manager
13 17 (2.63%) Senior Analyst
14 16 (2.47%) Service Manager
14 16 (2.47%) Support Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 29 (4.48%) Web Services
2 12 (1.85%) HTML
2 12 (1.85%) .NET
3 11 (1.70%) CSS
3 11 (1.70%) HTML5
4 9 (1.39%) J2EE
5 8 (1.24%) CSS3
6 7 (1.08%) SOAP
7 5 (0.77%) JMS
8 4 (0.62%) Middleware
8 4 (0.62%) Regular Expression
8 4 (0.62%) REST
8 4 (0.62%) Java EE
9 3 (0.46%) Spring
9 3 (0.46%) Ajax
9 3 (0.46%) Memcached
9 3 (0.46%) Sinatra
9 3 (0.46%) jQuery
9 3 (0.46%) Backbone.js
9 3 (0.46%) AngularJS
Miscellaneous
1 85 (13.14%) Management Information System
2 51 (7.88%) Analytical Skills
3 41 (6.34%) Computer Science
4 27 (4.17%) SWIFT
5 21 (3.25%) Cryptography
6 19 (2.94%) IVR
6 19 (2.94%) APACS
7 18 (2.78%) Replication
8 17 (2.63%) Mathematics
9 14 (2.16%) Data Protection Act
9 14 (2.16%) FMCG
10 13 (2.01%) Derivative
11 11 (1.70%) AS400
12 8 (1.24%) Mainframe
12 8 (1.24%) Reference Data
13 7 (1.08%) Algorithms
14 6 (0.93%) iSeries
14 6 (0.93%) PKI
14 6 (0.93%) Client/Server
15 5 (0.77%) CLARiiON
Operating Systems
1 170 (26.28%) Windows
2 110 (17.00%) Linux
3 85 (13.14%) UNIX
4 40 (6.18%) Windows Server 2008
5 37 (5.72%) Solaris
6 21 (3.25%) Windows 2000
7 20 (3.09%) Windows Server 2012
8 18 (2.78%) SUSE
9 15 (2.32%) Oracle Linux
10 14 (2.16%) Windows Server 2003
11 7 (1.08%) AIX
11 7 (1.08%) Windows 8
12 5 (0.77%) Windows 7
12 5 (0.77%) HPUX
12 5 (0.77%) Windows XP
13 3 (0.46%) zOS
13 3 (0.46%) Mac OS
14 2 (0.31%) CentOS
14 2 (0.31%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
14 2 (0.31%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 197 (30.45%) ITIL
2 149 (23.03%) Information Security
3 90 (13.91%) Risk Management
4 78 (12.06%) Project Management
5 70 (10.82%) Data Security
6 68 (10.51%) Change Management
7 58 (8.96%) PRINCE2
8 56 (8.66%) Data Protection
9 55 (8.50%) Stakeholder Management
10 42 (6.49%) Security Management
11 39 (6.03%) Migration
12 38 (5.87%) Penetration Testing
13 36 (5.56%) Capacity Planning
14 35 (5.41%) Change Control
15 32 (4.95%) E-Commerce
16 31 (4.79%) Configuration Management
16 31 (4.79%) Disaster Recovery
17 30 (4.64%) Incident Management
17 30 (4.64%) Project Planning
17 30 (4.64%) Performance Tuning
Programming Languages
1 98 (15.15%) SQL
2 40 (6.18%) PL/SQL
3 24 (3.71%) Java
4 21 (3.25%) Shell Script
5 19 (2.94%) Perl
6 14 (2.16%) AWK
6 14 (2.16%) Korn
6 14 (2.16%) C-shell
6 14 (2.16%) Bash Shell
7 11 (1.70%) VBScript
7 11 (1.70%) VB
8 10 (1.55%) C
9 8 (1.24%) C#
10 7 (1.08%) C++
10 7 (1.08%) JavaScript
11 6 (0.93%) VB.NET
12 4 (0.62%) ABAP
12 4 (0.62%) VBA
12 4 (0.62%) PowerShell
12 4 (0.62%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 113 (17.47%) CISSP
2 108 (16.69%) Degree
3 81 (12.52%) CISM
4 70 (10.82%) CISA
5 43 (6.65%) Cisco Certification
6 39 (6.03%) CCNA
7 33 (5.10%) CCNP
8 30 (4.64%) PCI QSA
9 29 (4.48%) Microsoft Certification
10 22 (3.40%) CCA
11 20 (3.09%) ITIL Certification
12 19 (2.94%) MCSE
13 18 (2.78%) ISSAP
13 18 (2.78%) ISSMP
14 16 (2.47%) PMP
15 15 (2.32%) PMI Certification
16 14 (2.16%) Security Cleared
17 13 (2.01%) CRISC
18 12 (1.85%) SC Cleared
19 11 (1.70%) CIMA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 167 (25.81%) PCI DSS
2 127 (19.63%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 91 (14.06%) COBIT
4 32 (4.95%) QA
5 29 (4.48%) Solvency II
5 29 (4.48%) Basel II
6 21 (3.25%) SLA
7 20 (3.09%) ISO 9001
7 20 (3.09%) GPG13
8 19 (2.94%) ISO 8583
9 18 (2.78%) COSO
10 16 (2.47%) Basel III
10 16 (2.47%) BS7799
11 10 (1.55%) ISO/IEC 17799
12 7 (1.08%) GAAP
12 7 (1.08%) MiFID
13 5 (0.77%) CRD IV
14 4 (0.62%) HIPAA
15 3 (0.46%) 21 CFR Part 11
15 3 (0.46%) GAMP
System Software
1 78 (12.06%) Active Directory
2 35 (5.41%) Oracle RAC
3 32 (4.95%) Oracle RMAN
4 23 (3.55%) VMware ESXi
5 19 (2.94%) VMware Infrastructure
6 18 (2.78%) Squid
7 17 (2.63%) ISA Server
8 12 (1.85%) Hyper-V
9 9 (1.39%) KVM
10 8 (1.24%) Snort
10 8 (1.24%) RACF
11 4 (0.62%) Citrix Presentation Server
11 4 (0.62%) Xen
12 3 (0.46%) vSphere
12 3 (0.46%) Gluster
13 2 (0.31%) XenApp
13 2 (0.31%) Samba
13 2 (0.31%) NFS
13 2 (0.31%) Tivoli Workload Scheduler
14 1 (0.15%) Firmware
Systems Management
1 39 (6.03%) SCCM
2 32 (4.95%) Data Guard
3 15 (2.32%) ARCserve
4 14 (2.16%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
5 5 (0.77%) Tivoli
6 4 (0.62%) Opscode Chef
7 3 (0.46%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
7 3 (0.46%) McAfee ePO
8 2 (0.31%) SCOM
8 2 (0.31%) BMC PATROL
8 2 (0.31%) Backup Exec
8 2 (0.31%) Forefront Identity Manager
9 1 (0.15%) XenMobile
9 1 (0.15%) WMI
9 1 (0.15%) WSUS
9 1 (0.15%) CA Endevor
9 1 (0.15%) Nagios
9 1 (0.15%) MOM
9 1 (0.15%) SolarWinds Orion
9 1 (0.15%) Puppet
Vendors
1 119 (18.39%) Oracle
2 74 (11.44%) Cisco
3 62 (9.58%) Microsoft
4 41 (6.34%) Juniper
5 39 (6.03%) Websense
6 37 (5.72%) CheckPoint
6 37 (5.72%) SAP
7 32 (4.95%) ServiceNow
8 27 (4.17%) HP
9 26 (4.02%) VMware
10 25 (3.86%) F5
11 21 (3.25%) Blue Coat
12 18 (2.78%) McAfee
13 16 (2.47%) Apple
14 14 (2.16%) IBM
14 14 (2.16%) Business Objects
15 12 (1.85%) Sourcefire
15 12 (1.85%) SolarWinds
16 11 (1.70%) PeopleSoft
16 11 (1.70%) Citrix
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Salary: From £60,000 to £70,000 per annum + bonus + excellent benefits
Posted: 50 minutes ago
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Hull, Yorkshire
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London
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Sheffield, Yorkshire
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London
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London
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London
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London
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London
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Leeds, Yorkshire
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Newcastle Upon Tyne, Tyne And Wear
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Manchester, Lancashire
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Newport, Gwent
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Salary: £28000 - £38000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
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Manchester, Lancashire
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Salary: £40000.00 - £50000.00 per annum
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Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum + Bonus
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