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 1 September 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
1 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Sarbanes-Oxley (SOX, Sarbox)
Rank 584 587 509
Rank change year-on-year
+3 -78
Permanent jobs citing Sarbanes-Oxley 328 344 412
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.30% 0.30% 0.39%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 2.76% 2.77% 3.79%
Number of salaries quoted 212 248 284
Average salary £50,000 £47,500 £50,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.26% -5.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £38,950 £34,000 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £74,250 £74,550 £80,000
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £45,000 £47,500
% change year-on-year
- -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
11896 12437 10883
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 10.72% 10.68% 10.23%
Number of salaries quoted 9512 9591 8546
Average salary £46,000 £45,000 £46,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+2.22% -3.22%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,500 £28,000
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £75,000 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -

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 1 September 2015 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 1 September 2015. 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 +23 319 £50,000 +5.26% 25
London +9 134 £55,000 +3.28% 16
South East -14 85 £50,000 +5.26% 1
City of London +47 48 £65,000 +8.33% 4
Berkshire -12 38 £58,000 +6.42% 1
East of England -10 29 £45,000 +7.14% 1
Bedfordshire +9 28 £45,000 +7.14%
Dunstable +2 27 £45,000 -
East Midlands +23 21 £37,000 -7.50%
Nottinghamshire +6 20 £37,000 -51.31%
Nottingham +13 18 £37,000 -51.31%
Surrey +18 17 £45,000 +25.00%
Yorkshire +13 17 £45,000 - 1
West Yorkshire +11 16 £45,000 - 1
North West +8 16 £47,500 -5.00% 5
Leeds +14 15 £45,000 +2.85% 1
Slough -17 14 £57,500 -
West Sussex -15 13 £46,000 +35.29%
Hampshire +27 11 £50,000 +11.11%
Manchester - 11 £47,500 - 3
Epsom - 10 - -
Bolton - 9 £47,500 - 2
Farnborough - 8 £45,000 -
West Midlands -16 7 £40,000 -3.61%
South West -24 7 £48,750 +21.87%
Bracknell +30 6 £49,250 +31.33%
Scotland -1 6 £70,000 +14.28% 1
Crawley -18 6 £56,500 +66.17%
Gloucestershire -17 5 £52,500 +56.71%
Gatwick - 5 £42,500 -

Sarbanes-Oxley
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 1 September 2015, 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.

1 299 (46.07%) Finance
2 205 (31.59%) Information Security
3 165 (25.42%) Banking
4 160 (24.65%) Degree
5 151 (23.27%) ISO/IEC 27001
6 142 (21.88%) CISSP
7 131 (20.18%) Windows
8 128 (19.72%) PCI DSS
9 111 (17.10%) ITIL
10 108 (16.64%) Retail
11 98 (15.10%) Risk Management
12 93 (14.33%) UNIX
13 85 (13.10%) CISA
13 85 (13.10%) CISM
14 82 (12.63%) Oracle
15 80 (12.33%) Project Management
16 78 (12.02%) Management Information System
16 78 (12.02%) Microsoft
17 77 (11.86%) Active Directory
18 71 (10.94%) Analytical Skills
19 68 (10.48%) PRINCE2
19 68 (10.48%) Linux
20 67 (10.32%) SDLC
20 67 (10.32%) Computer Science
21 63 (9.71%) SQL
22 62 (9.55%) SQL Server
23 60 (9.24%) Firewall
24 59 (9.09%) Capacity Planning
25 54 (8.32%) SAP
26 51 (7.86%) Microsoft Certification

Sarbanes-Oxley
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 1 September 2015, 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 (4.01%) SharePoint
2 18 (2.77%) Oracle Application Server
3 16 (2.47%) IIS
4 13 (2.00%) WebLogic
5 12 (1.85%) MS Exchange
6 11 (1.69%) SAS
7 8 (1.23%) Apache
7 8 (1.23%) Exchange Server 2010
8 3 (0.46%) Lync
8 3 (0.46%) CMS
9 2 (0.31%) SharePoint 2013
9 2 (0.31%) BizTalk Server
10 1 (0.15%) WebLogic Portal
10 1 (0.15%) Oracle HTTP Server
10 1 (0.15%) Exchange Server 2013
10 1 (0.15%) Exchange Server 2007
Applications
1 45 (6.93%) MS Excel
2 30 (4.62%) MS Office
3 10 (1.54%) MS PowerPoint
4 4 (0.62%) Spreadsheet
4 4 (0.62%) MS Visio
5 1 (0.15%) Windchill
5 1 (0.15%) MS Project
5 1 (0.15%) Adobe Creative Suite
Business Applications
1 11 (1.69%) Oracle General Ledger
2 9 (1.39%) SAP FI
3 8 (1.23%) SAP Oil and Gas
4 6 (0.92%) SAP CO
4 6 (0.92%) SAP SD
5 5 (0.77%) Oracle Financials
5 5 (0.77%) SAP FI/CO
5 5 (0.77%) SAP GRC
6 4 (0.62%) SAP LE
6 4 (0.62%) SAP FI-AP
6 4 (0.62%) SAP SCM
6 4 (0.62%) SAP MM
7 3 (0.46%) Oracle EBS
7 3 (0.46%) Oracle 11i
7 3 (0.46%) SAP HR
7 3 (0.46%) Dynamics AX
7 3 (0.46%) JDE EnterpriseOne
7 3 (0.46%) Oracle Payables
7 3 (0.46%) Oracle Receivables
8 2 (0.31%) Oracle Applications
Cloud Services
1 15 (2.31%) SaaS
2 2 (0.31%) Office 365
2 2 (0.31%) Azure Active Directory
2 2 (0.31%) Cloud Computing
2 2 (0.31%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (0.15%) Amazon AWS
3 1 (0.15%) Force.com
Communications & Networking
1 60 (9.24%) Firewall
2 45 (6.93%) TCP/IP
3 27 (4.16%) Network Security
4 26 (4.01%) Intrusion Detection
5 25 (3.85%) FTP
5 25 (3.85%) LAN
6 20 (3.08%) DNS
7 18 (2.77%) SAN
7 18 (2.77%) WAN
7 18 (2.77%) Internet
8 12 (1.85%) DHCP
9 10 (1.54%) VPN
10 8 (1.23%) HTTP
11 7 (1.08%) HTTPS
11 7 (1.08%) SSL
12 5 (0.77%) Cisco ASA
13 4 (0.62%) Fibre Channel
13 4 (0.62%) DMZ
13 4 (0.62%) VoIP
14 3 (0.46%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 62 (9.55%) SQL Server
2 41 (6.32%) Oracle Database
3 34 (5.24%) Data Warehouse
4 32 (4.93%) Oracle Database 11g
5 26 (4.01%) BusinessObjects
6 21 (3.24%) Relational Database
7 19 (2.93%) Big Data
8 14 (2.16%) SQL Server 2008
9 12 (1.85%) BusinessObjects Web Intelligence
9 12 (1.85%) RDBMS
10 11 (1.69%) Oracle9i Database
11 10 (1.54%) Crystal Reports
11 10 (1.54%) SQL Server 2005
12 9 (1.39%) Xcelsius
13 8 (1.23%) SAP BI
14 6 (0.92%) SAP BW
14 6 (0.92%) SQL Server Reporting Services
14 6 (0.92%) Enterprise Data Warehouse
15 5 (0.77%) SQL Server 2012
16 4 (0.62%) Sybase IQ
Development Applications
1 10 (1.54%) Visual Studio
2 9 (1.39%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
3 4 (0.62%) Team Foundation Server
4 3 (0.46%) CruiseControl
5 2 (0.31%) JIRA
5 2 (0.31%) AdminStudio
6 1 (0.15%) Bugzilla
6 1 (0.15%) Selenium
6 1 (0.15%) Flash Builder
6 1 (0.15%) Selenium IDE
6 1 (0.15%) Octopus Deploy
6 1 (0.15%) VSS/SourceSafe
6 1 (0.15%) Oracle Forms
6 1 (0.15%) Eclipse
6 1 (0.15%) Toad
6 1 (0.15%) TestDirector
6 1 (0.15%) HP UFT
6 1 (0.15%) LoadRunner
6 1 (0.15%) ProC
General
1 299 (46.07%) Finance
2 165 (25.42%) Banking
3 108 (16.64%) Retail
4 45 (6.93%) Back Office
5 32 (4.93%) Telecoms
6 30 (4.62%) French Language
7 28 (4.31%) Front Office
7 28 (4.31%) Investment Banking
8 27 (4.16%) Legal
9 26 (4.01%) Manufacturing
10 25 (3.85%) Retail Banking
11 19 (2.93%) Spanish Language
12 17 (2.62%) German Language
13 16 (2.47%) Italian Language
14 15 (2.31%) Automotive
15 10 (1.54%) Electronics
15 10 (1.54%) Marketing
16 8 (1.23%) Publishing
17 6 (0.92%) Advertising
17 6 (0.92%) Financial Institution
Job Titles
1 164 (25.27%) Analyst
2 66 (10.17%) Consultant
3 57 (8.78%) Security Analyst
4 55 (8.47%) Senior Analyst
5 45 (6.93%) Business Analyst
6 44 (6.78%) Security Manager
7 43 (6.63%) Administrator
8 39 (6.01%) Architect
9 30 (4.62%) Auditor
10 29 (4.47%) Security Consultant
10 29 (4.47%) UNIX Administrator
11 26 (4.01%) Infrastructure Analyst
12 25 (3.85%) Senior Infrastructure Analyst
13 23 (3.54%) Security Engineer
14 21 (3.24%) Security Specialist
15 20 (3.08%) Project Manager
15 20 (3.08%) Developer
16 19 (2.93%) IT Auditor
16 19 (2.93%) Information Security Manager
16 19 (2.93%) Information Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 44 (6.78%) .NET
2 18 (2.77%) Web Services
3 15 (2.31%) Middleware
4 12 (1.85%) ASP.NET
4 12 (1.85%) WPF
5 10 (1.54%) HTML
6 9 (1.39%) J2EE
6 9 (1.39%) CSS
7 8 (1.23%) LAMP
7 8 (1.23%) .NET Framework
8 7 (1.08%) XML
9 5 (0.77%) EJB
10 3 (0.46%) SOAP
10 3 (0.46%) EDI
10 3 (0.46%) WCF
10 3 (0.46%) Silverlight
10 3 (0.46%) jQuery
10 3 (0.46%) Regular Expression
11 2 (0.31%) WebSockets
11 2 (0.31%) Software Packaging
Miscellaneous
1 78 (12.02%) Management Information System
2 71 (10.94%) Analytical Skills
3 67 (10.32%) Computer Science
4 36 (5.55%) Data Centre
5 28 (4.31%) Mathematics
6 24 (3.70%) Derivative
7 19 (2.93%) Credit Risk
7 19 (2.93%) Market Risk
7 19 (2.93%) Enterprise Software
8 16 (2.47%) Data Protection Act
9 13 (2.00%) Fixed Income
10 11 (1.69%) Cryptography
10 11 (1.69%) Cybercrime
11 10 (1.54%) PKI
12 9 (1.39%) Replication
13 8 (1.23%) DTV
13 8 (1.23%) Semantic Web
13 8 (1.23%) Mobile App
14 7 (1.08%) Clustering
15 6 (0.92%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
Operating Systems
1 131 (20.18%) Windows
2 93 (14.33%) UNIX
3 68 (10.48%) Linux
4 44 (6.78%) Solaris
5 34 (5.24%) Windows 7
6 18 (2.77%) Windows Server 2008
7 15 (2.31%) Windows Server 2012
8 12 (1.85%) Windows XP
9 10 (1.54%) Apple iOS
9 10 (1.54%) Android
10 6 (0.92%) Windows Vista
11 5 (0.77%) SUSE
11 5 (0.77%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
12 3 (0.46%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
12 3 (0.46%) Windows Server 2003
13 2 (0.31%) Mac OS X
13 2 (0.31%) AIX
14 1 (0.15%) Windows NT
14 1 (0.15%) Ubuntu
14 1 (0.15%) Oracle Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 205 (31.59%) Information Security
2 111 (17.10%) ITIL
3 98 (15.10%) Risk Management
4 80 (12.33%) Project Management
5 68 (10.48%) PRINCE2
6 67 (10.32%) SDLC
7 59 (9.09%) Capacity Planning
8 48 (7.40%) Agile Software Development
9 47 (7.24%) Stakeholder Management
9 47 (7.24%) Security Architecture
10 45 (6.93%) SIEM
11 42 (6.47%) Change Management
11 42 (6.47%) Disaster Recovery
11 42 (6.47%) Business Intelligence
11 42 (6.47%) Incident Management
12 41 (6.32%) Programme Management
13 37 (5.70%) Analytics
13 37 (5.70%) Performance Tuning
14 35 (5.39%) Configuration Management
15 33 (5.08%) Service Delivery
Programming Languages
1 63 (9.71%) SQL
2 36 (5.55%) C
3 35 (5.39%) Perl
4 32 (4.93%) Java
4 32 (4.93%) Shell Script
5 31 (4.78%) C#
6 29 (4.47%) AWK
6 29 (4.47%) Korn
6 29 (4.47%) C-shell
6 29 (4.47%) Bash Shell
7 20 (3.08%) VBA
8 13 (2.00%) VBScript
8 13 (2.00%) C++
8 13 (2.00%) PowerShell
9 10 (1.54%) JavaScript
10 8 (1.23%) PL/SQL
10 8 (1.23%) ABAP
11 7 (1.08%) Python
12 6 (0.92%) VB
12 6 (0.92%) PHP
Qualifications
1 160 (24.65%) Degree
2 142 (21.88%) CISSP
3 85 (13.10%) CISA
3 85 (13.10%) CISM
4 51 (7.86%) Microsoft Certification
5 41 (6.32%) MCSE
6 29 (4.47%) CRISC
7 25 (3.85%) PMI Certification
8 23 (3.54%) PMP
8 23 (3.54%) CEH
9 18 (2.77%) Cisco Certification
10 15 (2.31%) PCI QSA
11 14 (2.16%) CSSLP
11 14 (2.16%) GIAC
12 12 (1.85%) CCNA
12 12 (1.85%) Security Cleared
13 11 (1.69%) SC Cleared
14 9 (1.39%) CCNP
15 8 (1.23%) ITIL Certification
15 8 (1.23%) GCIA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 151 (23.27%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 128 (19.72%) PCI DSS
3 46 (7.09%) COBIT
4 33 (5.08%) SLA
5 29 (4.47%) HIPAA
6 28 (4.31%) QA
7 24 (3.70%) CRD IV
8 13 (2.00%) Basel II
9 9 (1.39%) Solvency II
9 9 (1.39%) GPG13
10 6 (0.92%) COSO
11 5 (0.77%) GxP
11 5 (0.77%) BS7799
12 4 (0.62%) ISO/IEC 17799
12 4 (0.62%) ISO 9001
13 3 (0.46%) GAAP
14 2 (0.31%) IAS 39
14 2 (0.31%) COREP
14 2 (0.31%) FINREP
15 1 (0.15%) Val IT
System Software
1 77 (11.86%) Active Directory
2 30 (4.62%) Oracle RAC
3 24 (3.70%) VMware Infrastructure
4 14 (2.16%) VMware ESX
4 14 (2.16%) XenApp
5 12 (1.85%) Hyper-V
6 6 (0.92%) Microsoft App-V
7 5 (0.77%) Squid
7 5 (0.77%) XenDesktop
8 4 (0.62%) Terminal Server
9 3 (0.46%) Citrix Presentation Server
9 3 (0.46%) EMC RecoverPoint
10 2 (0.31%) XenServer
11 1 (0.15%) UAG
11 1 (0.15%) Apache Flume
11 1 (0.15%) Terminal Services
11 1 (0.15%) Snort
Systems Management
1 30 (4.62%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
1 30 (4.62%) Oracle RMAN
1 30 (4.62%) Data Guard
2 21 (3.24%) Legato
3 9 (1.39%) Backup Exec
4 8 (1.23%) AppDetective
4 8 (1.23%) SCCM
4 8 (1.23%) SCOM
5 7 (1.08%) WSUS
6 6 (0.92%) WebInspect
7 5 (0.77%) Nessus
7 5 (0.77%) NetBackup
8 3 (0.46%) SCVMM
8 3 (0.46%) HP Quality Center
9 2 (0.31%) Norton AntiVirus
9 2 (0.31%) WMI
9 2 (0.31%) AppDNA
9 2 (0.31%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
10 1 (0.15%) Forefront Identity Manager
10 1 (0.15%) Casper Suite
Vendors
1 82 (12.63%) Oracle
2 78 (12.02%) Microsoft
3 54 (8.32%) SAP
4 48 (7.40%) Cisco
5 42 (6.47%) Symantec
5 42 (6.47%) VMware
6 30 (4.62%) EMC
7 26 (4.01%) Qualys
8 22 (3.39%) Sourcefire
8 22 (3.39%) HP
8 22 (3.39%) NetApp
9 21 (3.24%) CommVault
9 21 (3.24%) Websense
10 20 (3.08%) Citrix
11 17 (2.62%) Juniper
12 15 (2.31%) IBM
12 15 (2.31%) F5
13 13 (2.00%) Fortinet
14 11 (1.69%) Trustwave
14 11 (1.69%) CheckPoint
Bolton, Lancashire
Evolution Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Salary: Bens
Posted: 6 hours ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 35,000 to 45,000 + Benefits
Posted: 20 hours ago
City, London
Elsevier
Salary: £Competitive
Posted: Yesterday
Cheshire
Barclay Simpson Corporate Governance Recruitment
Salary: Bens
Posted: Yesterday
England
Sentinel IT LLP
Posted: Yesterday
Colne, Lancashire
Broady Limited
Salary: From £25,000 to £30,000 per annum + good range of benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
London
Acumin
Salary: Up to £64,000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Bolton, Lancashire
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 50,000 - 60,000 + Bens
Posted: 4 days ago
Central London / West End
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £40K - 60K
Posted: 4 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
4it Recruitment Ltd
Salary: Up to £45,000 per annum plus Car Allowance and benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Central London / West End
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £43,000 - £65,000, plus benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
North London
ninesharp
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + excellent benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
City, London
Harvey Nash plc
Salary: £140000 - £180000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
London
Burns Sheehan
Salary: £22000.00 - £27000.00 per annum + company benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
Edinburgh & Lothians
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £45,000 - £55,000 + full range of benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
Greater Manchester
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £45,000 - £55,000 + full range of benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
City, London
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £45,000 - £55,000 + full range of benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
Central London / West End
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £75,000-£85,000+ full range of benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
London
Computer Sciences Corporation
Salary: From £45,000 to £60,000 per annum
Posted: 22 days ago
London
Lloyds Banking Group
Posted: 26 days ago