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

Location
3 months to
20 Nov 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Sarbanes-Oxley (SOX, Sarbox)
Rank 581 560 546
Rank change year-on-year
-21 -14
Permanent jobs citing Sarbanes-Oxley 342 361 367
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.30% 0.33% 0.33%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 2.87% 3.32% 3.21%
Number of salaries quoted 266 281 250
Average salary £48,000 £52,500 £50,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-8.57% +5.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,000 £31,800 £35,300
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £80,000 £72,500
UK excluding London average salary £46,500 £45,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year
+3.33% -10.00%

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
11914 10880 11442
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 10.44% 9.98% 10.38%
Number of salaries quoted 9368 8442 9315
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 £72,500
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 20 November 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 20 November 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
(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 -31 319 £49,750 -5.23% 53
South East -15 117 £42,000 -11.57% 15
London -24 113 £61,750 -11.78% 20
Berkshire +12 54 £47,500 -26.92% 6
City of London -8 32 £67,500 -3.57% 4
Yorkshire -10 28 £43,000 -2.27% 2
West Yorkshire +6 27 £43,000 -2.27%
North West +5 24 £52,500 +55.55% 5
Slough -4 24 £43,250 +10.89%
East of England -25 24 £50,000 +33.33% 2
Crawley -2 22 £31,000 -34.73% 2
West Sussex -3 22 £31,000 -34.73% 2
Leeds +1 21 £43,000 +1.17%
Reading -5 15 £33,500 -53.79% 1
Bedfordshire +9 13 £51,500 +3.00%
Scotland +1 11 £44,000 -24.13%
Hampshire -6 11 £46,250 +15.62% 3
Surrey -8 11 £45,000 +20.00%
Manchester -12 11 £50,000 -37.50% 1
Edinburgh +3 10 - -
Luton - 10 £51,500 -
Newbury +7 9 £62,500 +42.85% 1
Hertfordshire -12 9 £50,000 +33.33% 2
West Midlands -25 9 £55,000 +30.95% 3
Buckinghamshire -14 8 £28,750 -47.72% 1
South Wales +16 7 £33,000 +1.53% 1
Wales +7 7 £33,000 +1.53% 1
Kent +6 6 £48,750 +46.61% 2
Cheshire -3 6 £70,000 +211.11% 1
Liverpool - 6 £57,500 - 2

Sarbanes-Oxley
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 20 November 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.

1 280 (41.24%) Finance
2 205 (30.19%) ITIL
3 181 (26.66%) PCI DSS
4 170 (25.04%) Windows
5 168 (24.74%) Information Security
6 145 (21.35%) ISO/IEC 27001
7 137 (20.18%) CISSP
8 117 (17.23%) Oracle
9 107 (15.76%) Linux
10 106 (15.61%) Degree
11 104 (15.32%) SQL
12 103 (15.17%) Risk Management
13 101 (14.87%) CISM
14 95 (13.99%) COBIT
15 94 (13.84%) Management Information System
16 90 (13.25%) Banking
17 81 (11.93%) Project Management
17 81 (11.93%) UNIX
17 81 (11.93%) Network Security
18 80 (11.78%) CISA
19 76 (11.19%) Active Directory
20 73 (10.75%) Data Security
21 72 (10.60%) Firewall
22 70 (10.31%) Change Management
23 68 (10.01%) Cisco
23 68 (10.01%) Microsoft
24 67 (9.87%) TCP/IP
24 67 (9.87%) Data Protection
25 66 (9.72%) PRINCE2
26 62 (9.13%) Retail

Sarbanes-Oxley
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 20 November 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 26 (3.83%) IIS
2 22 (3.24%) MS Exchange
3 18 (2.65%) WebLogic
4 11 (1.62%) CMS
4 11 (1.62%) Exchange Server 2013
5 10 (1.47%) Exchange Server 2007
6 9 (1.33%) Exchange Server 2003
7 8 (1.18%) SAS
7 8 (1.18%) MS Project Server
8 7 (1.03%) WebLogic Portal
9 6 (0.88%) SharePoint
10 4 (0.59%) Exchange Server 2010
11 3 (0.44%) Confluence
11 3 (0.44%) Apache
12 2 (0.29%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
12 2 (0.29%) Oracle Workflow
12 2 (0.29%) Elasticsearch
13 1 (0.15%) Lync
13 1 (0.15%) NServiceBus
13 1 (0.15%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 61 (8.98%) MS Excel
2 44 (6.48%) MS Office
3 33 (4.86%) MS Visio
4 16 (2.36%) MS Project
5 11 (1.62%) MS PowerPoint
6 1 (0.15%) InfoPath
6 1 (0.15%) Adobe Creative Suite
Business Applications
1 19 (2.80%) Oracle Payables
2 18 (2.65%) Oracle General Ledger
3 17 (2.50%) Oracle EBS
4 14 (2.06%) Oracle EBS R12
5 13 (1.91%) Oracle Applications
6 11 (1.62%) Oracle Receivables
7 10 (1.47%) Oracle Assets
8 9 (1.33%) Oracle Financials
8 9 (1.33%) Oracle 11i
9 6 (0.88%) SAP FI/CO
9 6 (0.88%) SAP CO
9 6 (0.88%) SAP GRC
9 6 (0.88%) Oracle iProcurement
9 6 (0.88%) SAP FI
10 3 (0.44%) Oracle TCA
10 3 (0.44%) Oracle Subledger Accounting
10 3 (0.44%) SAP ERP
11 2 (0.29%) SAP FI-AP
11 2 (0.29%) HFM
11 2 (0.29%) SAP SD
Cloud Services
1 8 (1.18%) Amazon AWS
2 7 (1.03%) Microsoft Azure
3 2 (0.29%) SaaS
3 2 (0.29%) Google Apps
3 2 (0.29%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 81 (11.93%) Network Security
2 72 (10.60%) Firewall
3 67 (9.87%) TCP/IP
4 39 (5.74%) DNS
5 36 (5.30%) VPN
5 36 (5.30%) WAN
6 34 (5.01%) LAN
7 29 (4.27%) DHCP
8 26 (3.83%) Internet
8 26 (3.83%) Cisco ASA
9 23 (3.39%) SAN
10 20 (2.95%) SMS
11 18 (2.65%) SSL
12 15 (2.21%) Wireless
13 13 (1.91%) NAS
14 12 (1.77%) BGP
15 11 (1.62%) IPsec
15 11 (1.62%) OSPF
15 11 (1.62%) VoIP
15 11 (1.62%) Cisco IOS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 49 (7.22%) SQL Server
2 46 (6.77%) Oracle Database
3 34 (5.01%) Relational Database
4 27 (3.98%) Oracle Database 11g
5 23 (3.39%) Oracle Reports
6 18 (2.65%) RDBMS
7 14 (2.06%) Oracle9i Database
8 11 (1.62%) Data Warehouse
8 11 (1.62%) SQL Server Analysis Services
9 10 (1.47%) SQLPlus
10 6 (0.88%) SQL Server Reporting Services
10 6 (0.88%) Oracle Database 10g
10 6 (0.88%) SAP BW
10 6 (0.88%) Oracle BI Publisher
11 5 (0.74%) SQL Server Integration Services
12 4 (0.59%) PostgreSQL
13 3 (0.44%) DB2
13 3 (0.44%) OLAP
13 3 (0.44%) Data Mining
13 3 (0.44%) Oracle Discoverer
Development Applications
1 20 (2.95%) JIRA
2 11 (1.62%) Oracle Forms
3 10 (1.47%) JUnit
3 10 (1.47%) Subversion
3 10 (1.47%) Maven
3 10 (1.47%) Jenkins
4 4 (0.59%) Toad
5 3 (0.44%) Atlassian Bamboo
5 3 (0.44%) RSpec
5 3 (0.44%) Capybara
6 2 (0.29%) PeopleTools
7 1 (0.15%) Visual Studio
7 1 (0.15%) Oracle APEX
7 1 (0.15%) Team Foundation Server
7 1 (0.15%) Mercurial
General
1 280 (41.24%) Finance
2 90 (13.25%) Banking
3 62 (9.13%) Retail
4 40 (5.89%) Telecoms
5 25 (3.68%) Retail Banking
6 21 (3.09%) Legal
7 17 (2.50%) Investment Banking
7 17 (2.50%) French Language
8 14 (2.06%) Manufacturing
8 14 (2.06%) Back Office
9 11 (1.62%) Pharmaceutical
10 10 (1.47%) General Ledger
11 8 (1.18%) Marketing
12 7 (1.03%) German Language
12 7 (1.03%) Front Office
12 7 (1.03%) Law
13 6 (0.88%) Multimedia
13 6 (0.88%) Spanish Language
14 5 (0.74%) Italian Language
14 5 (0.74%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 166 (24.45%) Analyst
2 100 (14.73%) Consultant
3 58 (8.54%) Security Consultant
4 50 (7.36%) Business Analyst
5 42 (6.19%) Administrator
6 35 (5.15%) IT Consultant
7 33 (4.86%) Project Manager
8 30 (4.42%) Security Analyst
9 25 (3.68%) Developer
10 23 (3.39%) Security Manager
11 22 (3.24%) IT Security Consultant
12 21 (3.09%) Security Engineer
13 20 (2.95%) Network Engineer
13 20 (2.95%) DBA
13 20 (2.95%) Payments Business Analyst
14 18 (2.65%) Governance Manager
14 18 (2.65%) Senior Consultant
14 18 (2.65%) Architect
15 17 (2.50%) Support Engineer
16 16 (2.36%) Service Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 41 (6.04%) Web Services
2 22 (3.24%) HTML
3 21 (3.09%) CSS
3 21 (3.09%) HTML5
4 17 (2.50%) CSS3
5 16 (2.36%) SOAP
6 15 (2.21%) .NET
7 13 (1.91%) J2EE
8 11 (1.62%) jQuery
8 11 (1.62%) Ajax
8 11 (1.62%) Java EE
9 10 (1.47%) AngularJS
9 10 (1.47%) Hibernate
9 10 (1.47%) Spring
10 7 (1.03%) JMS
10 7 (1.03%) XML
11 6 (0.88%) REST
12 5 (0.74%) Middleware
13 4 (0.59%) Regular Expression
13 4 (0.59%) ASP.NET
Miscellaneous
1 94 (13.84%) Management Information System
2 58 (8.54%) Analytical Skills
3 42 (6.19%) Computer Science
4 27 (3.98%) SWIFT
5 22 (3.24%) Cryptography
6 20 (2.95%) IVR
6 20 (2.95%) APACS
7 19 (2.80%) Replication
7 19 (2.80%) Mathematics
8 16 (2.36%) FMCG
9 14 (2.06%) Data Protection Act
10 13 (1.91%) Derivative
11 11 (1.62%) AS400
12 8 (1.18%) Mainframe
12 8 (1.18%) CLARiiON
12 8 (1.18%) PKI
12 8 (1.18%) Open Source
13 7 (1.03%) Client/Server
14 6 (0.88%) iSeries
15 5 (0.74%) Performance Metrics
Operating Systems
1 170 (25.04%) Windows
2 107 (15.76%) Linux
3 81 (11.93%) UNIX
4 39 (5.74%) Windows Server 2008
5 35 (5.15%) Solaris
6 21 (3.09%) Windows Server 2012
6 21 (3.09%) Windows 2000
7 13 (1.91%) Windows Server 2003
7 13 (1.91%) SUSE
8 10 (1.47%) Oracle Linux
9 7 (1.03%) Windows 7
9 7 (1.03%) HPUX
10 6 (0.88%) AIX
10 6 (0.88%) Windows 8
11 3 (0.44%) Windows XP
11 3 (0.44%) Mac OS X
12 2 (0.29%) CentOS
12 2 (0.29%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
12 2 (0.29%) Mac OS
12 2 (0.29%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 205 (30.19%) ITIL
2 168 (24.74%) Information Security
3 103 (15.17%) Risk Management
4 81 (11.93%) Project Management
5 73 (10.75%) Data Security
6 70 (10.31%) Change Management
7 67 (9.87%) Data Protection
8 66 (9.72%) PRINCE2
9 53 (7.81%) Stakeholder Management
10 49 (7.22%) Security Management
11 45 (6.63%) Agile Software Development
12 43 (6.33%) E-Commerce
13 40 (5.89%) Change Control
14 39 (5.74%) Configuration Management
15 36 (5.30%) Business Intelligence
15 36 (5.30%) Continuous Improvement
16 35 (5.15%) Migration
16 35 (5.15%) Penetration Testing
17 33 (4.86%) Capacity Planning
18 32 (4.71%) Business Continuity
Programming Languages
1 104 (15.32%) SQL
2 40 (5.89%) PL/SQL
3 33 (4.86%) Java
4 18 (2.65%) Shell Script
5 16 (2.36%) Perl
6 15 (2.21%) JavaScript
6 15 (2.21%) Bash Shell
7 14 (2.06%) C-shell
7 14 (2.06%) Korn
7 14 (2.06%) AWK
8 12 (1.77%) VB
8 12 (1.77%) C
9 9 (1.33%) C#
9 9 (1.33%) VBScript
10 7 (1.03%) VB.NET
10 7 (1.03%) C++
11 5 (0.74%) PowerShell
12 4 (0.59%) Ruby
13 3 (0.44%) T-SQL
14 2 (0.29%) VBA
Qualifications
1 137 (20.18%) CISSP
2 106 (15.61%) Degree
3 101 (14.87%) CISM
4 80 (11.78%) CISA
5 42 (6.19%) Cisco Certification
6 40 (5.89%) PCI QSA
7 38 (5.60%) CCNA
8 32 (4.71%) CCNP
9 31 (4.57%) Microsoft Certification
10 24 (3.53%) CCA
11 23 (3.39%) ITIL Certification
12 21 (3.09%) PMP
12 21 (3.09%) MCSE
13 20 (2.95%) PMI Certification
13 20 (2.95%) CRISC
14 18 (2.65%) ISSAP
14 18 (2.65%) ISSMP
15 14 (2.06%) Security Cleared
16 12 (1.77%) SC Cleared
17 11 (1.62%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 181 (26.66%) PCI DSS
2 145 (21.35%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 95 (13.99%) COBIT
4 39 (5.74%) QA
5 29 (4.27%) SLA
6 28 (4.12%) Basel II
7 27 (3.98%) Solvency II
8 20 (2.95%) ISO 8583
8 20 (2.95%) ISO 9001
9 18 (2.65%) COSO
9 18 (2.65%) GPG13
10 17 (2.50%) BS7799
11 14 (2.06%) ISO/IEC 17799
11 14 (2.06%) Basel III
12 9 (1.33%) HIPAA
13 6 (0.88%) CRD IV
14 4 (0.59%) GAAP
14 4 (0.59%) MiFID
14 4 (0.59%) GAMP
15 3 (0.44%) GCP
System Software
1 76 (11.19%) Active Directory
2 27 (3.98%) Oracle RMAN
2 27 (3.98%) Oracle RAC
3 22 (3.24%) VMware ESXi
4 20 (2.95%) VMware Infrastructure
5 18 (2.65%) ISA Server
6 16 (2.36%) Squid
7 12 (1.77%) Hyper-V
8 8 (1.18%) RACF
9 7 (1.03%) Snort
9 7 (1.03%) KVM
10 6 (0.88%) Xen
11 4 (0.59%) Citrix Presentation Server
12 3 (0.44%) Gluster
12 3 (0.44%) XenApp
13 1 (0.15%) vSphere
13 1 (0.15%) NFS
13 1 (0.15%) Samba
13 1 (0.15%) VMware ESX
13 1 (0.15%) Microsoft App-V
Systems Management
1 35 (5.15%) SCCM
2 27 (3.98%) Data Guard
3 16 (2.36%) ARCserve
4 14 (2.06%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
5 4 (0.59%) Tivoli
5 4 (0.59%) Opscode Chef
6 3 (0.44%) McAfee ePO
6 3 (0.44%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
7 2 (0.29%) SCOM
7 2 (0.29%) Forefront Identity Manager
8 1 (0.15%) XenMobile
8 1 (0.15%) SolarWinds Orion
8 1 (0.15%) MOM
8 1 (0.15%) Puppet
8 1 (0.15%) Oracle Identity Management
8 1 (0.15%) Red Hat Spacewalk
8 1 (0.15%) BMC PATROL
8 1 (0.15%) Control-M
8 1 (0.15%) Nagios
8 1 (0.15%) Nessus
Vendors
1 117 (17.23%) Oracle
2 68 (10.01%) Cisco
2 68 (10.01%) Microsoft
3 39 (5.74%) Juniper
4 38 (5.60%) Websense
5 37 (5.45%) SAP
6 34 (5.01%) CheckPoint
6 34 (5.01%) ServiceNow
7 32 (4.71%) VMware
8 27 (3.98%) HP
9 24 (3.53%) F5
10 20 (2.95%) McAfee
11 19 (2.80%) Blue Coat
12 15 (2.21%) IBM
12 15 (2.21%) Apple
13 13 (1.91%) Business Objects
13 13 (1.91%) SolarWinds
13 13 (1.91%) Sourcefire
14 12 (1.77%) EMC
14 12 (1.77%) Citrix
City, London
Salt
Salary: £70000 - £80000 per annum + Package
Posted: 4 hours ago
London
DCL Search & Selection
Salary: £55k per month + Bonus + Pension
Posted: 6 hours ago
Merseyside
Senitor Associates
Salary: £20000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Watford, Hertfordshire
TJX
Salary: Unspecified
Posted: Yesterday
Watford, Hertfordshire
TJX
Salary: Unspecified
Posted: 2 days ago
Oxfordshire
Haybrook IT Resourcing Ltd
Salary: Up to £35,000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Bracknell, Berkshire
Avis Budget Group
Posted: 2 days ago
East London
Total Gas & Power Limited
Salary: Market competitive salary and Excellent Benefits package offered
Posted: 3 days ago
East London
Total Gas & Power Limited
Salary: Market competitive salary + Excellent Benefits package offered
Posted: 3 days ago
Liverpool, Lancashire
Seadrill
Posted: 3 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
TEKsystems
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum + bonus, pension, incnetives
Posted: 3 days ago
Newport, Gwent
Circle Recruitment
Salary: £28000 - £36000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
City, London
Miller Maxwell Ltd
Salary: From £40,000 to £50,000 per annum Bonus and benefits package
Posted: 3 days ago
Newbury, Berkshire
The People Network
Salary: £60000 - £65000 per annum + Bonus, Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Macclesfield, Cheshire
Avance Consulting
Posted: 3 days ago
Reading, Berkshire
Coneqt
Salary: From £60,000 to £70,000 per annum 15% Bonus + Gym + Extras
Posted: 6 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Robert Walters
Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
Berkshire
IT Executive Ltd
Salary: £55000 - £70000 per annum + Ben's
Posted: 6 days ago
City, London
Burns Sheehan
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum + Bonus
Posted: 6 days ago
London
EY
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 7 days ago