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 29 August 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
29 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Sarbanes-Oxley (SOX, Sarbox)
Rank 591 639 658
Rank change year-on-year
+48 +19
Permanent jobs citing Sarbanes-Oxley 343 325 342
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.35% 0.30% 0.29%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 2.88% 2.55% 2.56%
Number of salaries quoted 260 205 248
Median salary £55,000 £50,000 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+10.00% +5.26%
90% offered a salary of more than £35,900 £40,000 £33,950
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £73,500 £74,550
UK excluding London median salary £52,500 £45,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year
+16.66% -

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
11910 12760 13361
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 12.18% 11.86% 11.48%
Number of salaries quoted 9441 10099 10308
Median salary £50,000 £47,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+5.26% +5.55%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £28,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £70,000 £75,000
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+5.88% +6.25%

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 29 August 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 29 August 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 +45 330 £55,000 +10.00% 24
London +57 149 £65,000 +18.18% 12
South East +19 75 £55,000 +10.00% 5
Berkshire +5 43 £55,000 -5.17% 3
West Midlands +17 30 £63,000 +110.00% 4
Reading +31 26 £70,000 +47.36% 1
South West +19 25 £70,000 +43.58% 1
City of London +24 23 £55,000 - 3
Gloucestershire +9 23 £70,000 +33.33% 1
West Yorkshire +18 17 £35,000 -22.22%
Yorkshire +15 17 £35,000 -22.22%
Cheltenham -3 15 £70,000 +33.33% 1
East of England +2 14 £37,500 -16.66% 1
North West +8 13 £51,250 +7.89%
Birmingham - 13 £65,000 -
Bracknell +1 12 £52,500 +6.59%
Surrey +25 11 £55,000 +22.22% 1
Manchester -7 9 £51,250 +7.89%
Buckinghamshire +23 6 £45,000 +38.46%
Crawley -2 6 £32,500 -42.47% 1
West Sussex -3 6 £32,500 -29.34% 1
Bedfordshire -4 6 £46,250 +2.77%
Leeds +17 5 £46,250 +2.77%
Dunstable +9 5 £50,000 +11.11%
Wakefield - 5 £30,000 -
Kent - 5 £30,000 -
Norfolk - 5 £31,500 -
Glasgow +7 4 - -
Coventry +5 4 £52,500 +75.00%
Scotland +1 4 - -

Sarbanes-Oxley
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 29 August 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.

1 261 (43.21%) Finance
2 235 (38.91%) Information Security
3 211 (34.93%) PCI DSS
4 171 (28.31%) ITIL
5 169 (27.98%) ISO/IEC 27001
6 150 (24.83%) CISSP
7 137 (22.68%) CISA
7 137 (22.68%) COBIT
8 121 (20.03%) IT Audit
9 114 (18.87%) Risk Management
10 113 (18.71%) CISM
11 98 (16.23%) Degree
12 96 (15.89%) Windows
13 95 (15.73%) Project Management
14 90 (14.90%) Cybersecurity
15 85 (14.07%) Banking
16 78 (12.91%) Analytical Skills
17 75 (12.42%) Linux
18 74 (12.25%) SAP
19 69 (11.42%) Management Information System
20 62 (10.26%) CRISC
21 58 (9.60%) Firewall
21 58 (9.60%) Oracle
22 57 (9.44%) Stakeholder Management
22 57 (9.44%) Internal Audit
23 56 (9.27%) Incident Management
24 53 (8.77%) Security Management
25 52 (8.61%) Business Continuity
25 52 (8.61%) Disaster Recovery
26 49 (8.11%) Data Protection

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 25 (4.14%) MS Exchange
2 21 (3.48%) IIS
3 14 (2.32%) Exchange Server 2007
4 12 (1.99%) SharePoint
5 9 (1.49%) WebSphere
6 5 (0.83%) Exchange Server 2010
6 5 (0.83%) JCAPS
7 2 (0.33%) Confluence
7 2 (0.33%) Oracle Application Server
7 2 (0.33%) SAP Portal
8 1 (0.17%) Exchange Server 2013
8 1 (0.17%) NetWeaver
Applications
1 17 (2.81%) MS Excel
2 14 (2.32%) MS Office
3 8 (1.32%) MS Visio
4 5 (0.83%) MS PowerPoint
4 5 (0.83%) MS Project
5 1 (0.17%) Pro/ENGINEER
5 1 (0.17%) PTC Creo
Business Applications
1 30 (4.97%) SAP GRC
2 10 (1.66%) HFM
3 7 (1.16%) SAP Retail
4 4 (0.66%) Dynamics AX
4 4 (0.66%) SAP APO
4 4 (0.66%) SAP LE
4 4 (0.66%) SAP MM
4 4 (0.66%) SAP SD
5 3 (0.50%) Hyperion Planning
5 3 (0.50%) SAP Oil and Gas
6 2 (0.33%) Dynamics NAV
6 2 (0.33%) JDE EnterpriseOne
6 2 (0.33%) SAP BPC
7 1 (0.17%) Cognos Controller
7 1 (0.17%) Cognos TM1
7 1 (0.17%) Dynamics CRM
7 1 (0.17%) Kondor
7 1 (0.17%) SAP R/3
7 1 (0.17%) SAP SEM
Cloud Services
1 21 (3.48%) SaaS
2 20 (3.31%) OpenShift
3 14 (2.32%) Office 365
4 3 (0.50%) Cloud Computing
5 1 (0.17%) Amazon AWS
5 1 (0.17%) Microsoft Azure
5 1 (0.17%) Slack
Communications & Networking
1 58 (9.60%) Firewall
2 22 (3.64%) WAN
3 21 (3.48%) LAN
4 19 (3.15%) TCP/IP
4 19 (3.15%) Wireless
5 17 (2.81%) Internet
5 17 (2.81%) SAN
6 14 (2.32%) Intrusion Detection
6 14 (2.32%) NAS
7 12 (1.99%) Network Security
8 9 (1.49%) SSL
9 6 (0.99%) DNS
10 5 (0.83%) VoIP
11 4 (0.66%) SMTP
12 2 (0.33%) BIG-IP
12 2 (0.33%) Cisco IOS
12 2 (0.33%) DMZ
12 2 (0.33%) HTTP
12 2 (0.33%) PBX
12 2 (0.33%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 33 (5.46%) Relational Database
2 17 (2.81%) Oracle Database
2 17 (2.81%) SQL Server
3 11 (1.82%) Hyperion Smart View
4 9 (1.49%) SAP BW
5 6 (0.99%) Oracle Database 11g
6 4 (0.66%) Oracle9i Database
6 4 (0.66%) RDBMS
6 4 (0.66%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 4 (0.66%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 3 (0.50%) Essbase
7 3 (0.50%) MySQL
7 3 (0.50%) Oracle Reports
7 3 (0.50%) SAP HANA
8 2 (0.33%) SAP BI
9 1 (0.17%) Big Data
9 1 (0.17%) BusinessObjects
9 1 (0.17%) Data Warehouse
9 1 (0.17%) DB2
9 1 (0.17%) GIS
Development Applications
1 6 (0.99%) Git (software)
2 5 (0.83%) Subversion
3 3 (0.50%) Liquibase
3 3 (0.50%) Team Foundation Server
4 2 (0.33%) Jenkins
4 2 (0.33%) JIRA
4 2 (0.33%) Serena SBM
4 2 (0.33%) TeamCity
5 1 (0.17%) Burp Suite
5 1 (0.17%) Kiln
General
1 261 (43.21%) Finance
2 85 (14.07%) Banking
3 47 (7.78%) Retail
4 44 (7.28%) Telecoms
5 26 (4.30%) International Banking
6 23 (3.81%) Legal
7 20 (3.31%) Investment Banking
8 14 (2.32%) French Language
8 14 (2.32%) Manufacturing
9 12 (1.99%) German Language
10 9 (1.49%) Marketing
11 8 (1.32%) Pharmaceutical
12 5 (0.83%) Back Office
12 5 (0.83%) Billing
13 4 (0.66%) Financial Institution
13 4 (0.66%) Law
14 3 (0.50%) Corporate Banking
14 3 (0.50%) Electronics
15 1 (0.17%) Advertising
15 1 (0.17%) Games
Job Titles
1 131 (21.69%) Analyst
2 84 (13.91%) Consultant
3 78 (12.91%) Security Manager
4 72 (11.92%) IT Manager
5 58 (9.60%) Security Consultant
6 41 (6.79%) Compliance Manager
7 33 (5.46%) Audit Manager
7 33 (5.46%) Security Analyst
8 31 (5.13%) Service Analyst
9 29 (4.80%) IT Security Manager
10 27 (4.47%) IT Audit Manager
11 26 (4.30%) Service Control Analyst
12 23 (3.81%) Banking Analyst
13 22 (3.64%) Architect
13 22 (3.64%) Information Manager
13 22 (3.64%) Information Security Manager
14 21 (3.48%) Junior
14 21 (3.48%) Security Officer
15 20 (3.31%) Information Security Consultant
15 20 (3.31%) Windows Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 31 (5.13%) Web Services
2 21 (3.48%) .NET
3 20 (3.31%) JSON
3 20 (3.31%) SOAP
4 14 (2.32%) Middleware
5 5 (0.83%) ASP.NET
5 5 (0.83%) JSF
6 4 (0.66%) jQuery
7 3 (0.50%) SailPoint
8 2 (0.33%) .NET Framework
8 2 (0.33%) HTML
8 2 (0.33%) IBM Integration Bus
8 2 (0.33%) J2EE
8 2 (0.33%) Java EE
8 2 (0.33%) JMS
8 2 (0.33%) SAP Basis
8 2 (0.33%) WebSphere MQ
9 1 (0.17%) CSS
9 1 (0.17%) EDI
9 1 (0.17%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 78 (12.91%) Analytical Skills
2 69 (11.42%) Management Information System
3 45 (7.45%) Computer Science
3 45 (7.45%) Data Centre
4 27 (4.47%) Data Protection Act
5 15 (2.48%) Cryptography
5 15 (2.48%) PKI
6 14 (2.32%) Virtual Team
7 11 (1.82%) Data Integration
8 10 (1.66%) FMCG
8 10 (1.66%) NHS
9 9 (1.49%) iSeries
9 9 (1.49%) Mathematics
10 8 (1.32%) Data Extraction
10 8 (1.32%) Enterprise Software
11 7 (1.16%) Client/Server
12 6 (0.99%) Embedded Systems
12 6 (0.99%) Smartcard
13 5 (0.83%) Cyberthreat
14 4 (0.66%) Driving Licence
Operating Systems
1 96 (15.89%) Windows
2 75 (12.42%) Linux
3 43 (7.12%) Unix
4 35 (5.79%) Windows Server
5 19 (3.15%) Solaris
6 16 (2.65%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 14 (2.32%) Windows Server 2012
8 9 (1.49%) Windows Server 2003
9 5 (0.83%) Apple iOS
9 5 (0.83%) Mac OS
9 5 (0.83%) Windows 7
10 4 (0.66%) zOS
11 1 (0.17%) AIX
11 1 (0.17%) OS/400
Processes & Methodologies
1 235 (38.91%) Information Security
2 171 (28.31%) ITIL
3 121 (20.03%) IT Audit
4 114 (18.87%) Risk Management
5 95 (15.73%) Project Management
6 90 (14.90%) Cybersecurity
7 57 (9.44%) Internal Audit
7 57 (9.44%) Stakeholder Management
8 56 (9.27%) Incident Management
9 53 (8.77%) Security Management
10 52 (8.61%) Business Continuity
10 52 (8.61%) Disaster Recovery
11 49 (8.11%) Data Protection
12 45 (7.45%) Data Privacy
13 44 (7.28%) Root Cause Analysis
14 42 (6.95%) Continuous Improvement
15 41 (6.79%) Service Management
16 40 (6.62%) Regulatory Compliance
17 39 (6.46%) SAP Security
18 38 (6.29%) Change Management
Programming Languages
1 39 (6.46%) SQL
2 26 (4.30%) Bash Shell
2 26 (4.30%) Perl
3 23 (3.81%) PowerShell
4 21 (3.48%) Python
5 15 (2.48%) C
5 15 (2.48%) Java
6 12 (1.99%) C#
7 6 (0.99%) AWK
7 6 (0.99%) C-shell
7 6 (0.99%) Korn
7 6 (0.99%) PL/SQL
7 6 (0.99%) Shell Script
8 5 (0.83%) JavaScript
9 4 (0.66%) T-SQL
10 2 (0.33%) Jython
11 1 (0.17%) RPG
11 1 (0.17%) RPG/400
Qualifications
1 150 (24.83%) CISSP
2 137 (22.68%) CISA
3 113 (18.71%) CISM
4 98 (16.23%) Degree
5 62 (10.26%) CRISC
6 43 (7.12%) ITIL Certification
7 23 (3.81%) SC Cleared
7 23 (3.81%) Security Cleared
8 21 (3.48%) CEH
9 20 (3.31%) Cisco Certification
10 18 (2.98%) CCNP
11 17 (2.81%) ACCA
11 17 (2.81%) CCNA
11 17 (2.81%) CGEIT
12 16 (2.65%) CIMA
13 15 (2.48%) Microsoft Certification
13 15 (2.48%) PCI QSA
14 14 (2.32%) MCITP
14 14 (2.32%) MCSE
14 14 (2.32%) RHCA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 211 (34.93%) PCI DSS
2 169 (27.98%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 137 (22.68%) COBIT
4 22 (3.64%) HIPAA
4 22 (3.64%) ISAE 3402
5 20 (3.31%) GxP
6 19 (3.15%) ISO22301
7 16 (2.65%) SLA
7 16 (2.65%) Val IT
8 15 (2.48%) ISO 9001
8 15 (2.48%) SSAE 16
9 12 (1.99%) Solvency II
10 10 (1.66%) ISO27005
11 6 (0.99%) QA
12 4 (0.66%) COSO
13 3 (0.50%) Basel III
13 3 (0.50%) BS7799
13 3 (0.50%) CRD IV
14 2 (0.33%) HMG Security Policy Framework
14 2 (0.33%) JSP 440
System Software
1 37 (6.13%) VMware Infrastructure
2 34 (5.63%) Active Directory
2 34 (5.63%) vSphere
3 21 (3.48%) Hyper-V
4 20 (3.31%) VMware ESX
5 14 (2.32%) XenApp
6 6 (0.99%) Oracle RAC
7 4 (0.66%) RACF
8 1 (0.17%) ACF2
8 1 (0.17%) Virtual Machines
8 1 (0.17%) Virtual Servers
Systems Management
1 22 (3.64%) WSUS
2 20 (3.31%) Kibana
2 20 (3.31%) Red Hat Spacewalk
2 20 (3.31%) SCCM
2 20 (3.31%) WMI
3 6 (0.99%) Data Guard
3 6 (0.99%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
3 6 (0.99%) Oracle RMAN
4 5 (0.83%) RSA Security Analytics
4 5 (0.83%) zSecure
5 4 (0.66%) RSA Archer
6 3 (0.50%) Puppet
7 2 (0.33%) Backup Exec
7 2 (0.33%) Cisco CUCM
7 2 (0.33%) Cisco UCCX
7 2 (0.33%) EMC NetWorker
7 2 (0.33%) Norton AntiVirus
8 1 (0.17%) HP Fortify
8 1 (0.17%) NetBackup
8 1 (0.17%) WebInspect
Vendors
1 74 (12.25%) SAP
2 58 (9.60%) Oracle
3 44 (7.28%) Cisco
4 37 (6.13%) VMware
5 36 (5.96%) Red Hat
6 30 (4.97%) Qualys
7 21 (3.48%) Microsoft
8 20 (3.31%) ServiceNow
9 15 (2.48%) Hyperion
10 14 (2.32%) Citrix
11 10 (1.66%) IBM
12 8 (1.32%) Intel Security
13 7 (1.16%) Sybase
14 6 (0.99%) ArcSight
14 6 (0.99%) Barracuda Networks
14 6 (0.99%) Huawei
14 6 (0.99%) Remedy
14 6 (0.99%) Tripwire
15 5 (0.83%) NetWitness
15 5 (0.83%) Sun
London
Joseph Harry Ltd
Salary: £65000 - £80000 per annum + 20-30% Bonus + 10% Pension
Posted: Yesterday
Nottingham, Nottinghamshire
UNiDAYS
Posted: 5 days ago
Crawley, West Sussex
Comtecs
Salary: £30000 - £35000 Per Annum + Bonus + Excellent Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Staines, Middlesex
Sanderson
Salary: £35000.00 - £43750.00 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Robert Walters UK
Salary: £80000 - £95000 per annum
Posted: 11 days ago
UK
Edward Carter Solutions
Salary: £0 - £25,000 per year
Posted: 12 days ago
London
Montash Associates
Salary: £75000 per annum + 12% bonus
Posted: 21 days ago
City, London
Sanderson
Posted: 19 days ago
Reading
TDA Group
Posted: 19 days ago
London
Sanderson
Salary: £45000 - £95000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 24 days ago
West Midlands
Interquest - IQ Tech
Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum
Posted: 18 days ago
Slough
Telefonica
Posted: 19 days ago
West Midlands
Interquest - IQ Tech
Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum
Posted: 19 days ago
City, London
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £40,000 - £60,000
Posted: 5 days ago
Cheltenham, Gloucestershire
Zurich
Posted: 24 days ago
Slough
Telefonica
Posted: 19 days ago
South East London
Lloyds Banking Group
Salary: £66900 - £89200 per annum
Posted: 13 days ago
West London
Eaglecliff
Salary: From £30,000 to £38,000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
Tamworth, Staffordshire
euro car parts
Salary: Up to £50,000 per annum
Posted: 25 days ago
West Midlands
Interquest - IQ Tech
Salary: £70000 - £80000 per annum
Posted: 19 days ago
North West London
Santander
Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum + excellent benefits
Posted: 25 days ago
North West London
Santander
Salary: Competitive + car allowance
Posted: 25 days ago