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 28 September 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
28 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Sarbanes-Oxley (SOX, Sarbox)
Rank 601 670 651
Rank change year-on-year
+69 -19
Permanent jobs citing Sarbanes-Oxley 323 302 333
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.34% 0.28% 0.30%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 2.78% 2.38% 2.59%
Number of salaries quoted 239 189 233
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 £37,200 £37,000 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £75,000 £75,000
UK excluding London median salary £54,250 £45,000 £47,250
% change year-on-year
+20.55% -4.76%

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
11604 12701 12860
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 12.18% 11.60% 11.39%
Number of salaries quoted 9130 10122 9948
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 £28,000 £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 28 September 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 28 September 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 +58 311 £55,000 +10.00% 33
London +84 149 £65,000 +18.18% 18
South East +47 73 £55,000 +10.00% 9
Berkshire +29 36 £70,000 +37.25% 4
City of London +38 27 £65,000 - 2
West Midlands +9 25 £53,750 +34.37% 3
Reading +40 24 £70,000 +47.36% 1
Surrey +33 18 £55,000 - 5
South West +5 18 £70,000 +33.33%
Gloucestershire +1 17 £70,000 +33.33%
West Yorkshire +15 15 £32,500 -27.77% 1
Yorkshire +12 15 £32,500 -27.77% 1
East of England -2 12 £50,000 +11.11% 1
Bracknell -3 10 £52,500 +6.59%
Cheltenham -6 10 £70,000 +33.33%
Birmingham - 8 £61,250 -
Buckinghamshire +17 7 £45,000 +38.46%
Bedfordshire -6 7 £46,250 +2.77% 1
West Sussex +17 6 £32,500 -51.49%
Dunstable +12 6 £50,000 +11.11% 1
East Midlands +6 6 £42,500 +14.86%
North West -19 6 £52,500 +8.24% 1
Coventry +1 5 £52,500 +75.00% 2
Nottinghamshire 0 5 - -
Nottingham -5 5 - -
Shropshire -8 5 - -
Scotland - 5 £40,000 -
Glasgow - 5 £40,000 -
Cambridgeshire +16 4 £55,500 +38.75%
Crawley +6 4 £32,500 -52.74%

Sarbanes-Oxley
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 28 September 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.

1 266 (43.75%) Finance
2 247 (40.63%) Information Security
3 224 (36.84%) PCI DSS
4 177 (29.11%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 174 (28.62%) ITIL
6 159 (26.15%) CISSP
7 128 (21.05%) CISA
8 118 (19.41%) Risk Management
9 114 (18.75%) COBIT
10 111 (18.26%) IT Audit
11 110 (18.09%) Windows
12 106 (17.43%) CISM
13 92 (15.13%) Degree
13 92 (15.13%) Cybersecurity
14 87 (14.31%) Project Management
15 82 (13.49%) Linux
16 79 (12.99%) Analytical Skills
17 77 (12.66%) Management Information System
18 75 (12.34%) Banking
19 73 (12.01%) SAP
20 65 (10.69%) Security Management
21 64 (10.53%) Oracle
22 61 (10.03%) Stakeholder Management
22 61 (10.03%) Firewall
22 61 (10.03%) Incident Management
23 55 (9.05%) Internal Audit
24 54 (8.88%) Computer Science
25 50 (8.22%) Telecoms
25 50 (8.22%) SQL
25 50 (8.22%) CRISC

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 28 (4.61%) MS Exchange
2 21 (3.45%) IIS
3 14 (2.30%) Exchange Server 2007
4 13 (2.14%) SharePoint
5 9 (1.48%) WebSphere
6 8 (1.32%) Exchange Server 2010
7 5 (0.82%) JCAPS
8 2 (0.33%) Confluence
8 2 (0.33%) Oracle Application Server
8 2 (0.33%) SAP Portal
9 1 (0.16%) Exchange Server 2013
Applications
1 22 (3.62%) MS Excel
2 18 (2.96%) MS Office
3 8 (1.32%) MS Visio
4 5 (0.82%) MS PowerPoint
4 5 (0.82%) MS Project
5 1 (0.16%) Pro/ENGINEER
5 1 (0.16%) PTC Creo
5 1 (0.16%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 29 (4.77%) SAP GRC
2 10 (1.64%) HFM
3 7 (1.15%) SAP Retail
4 6 (0.99%) Dynamics AX
5 5 (0.82%) SAP MM
6 4 (0.66%) Oracle Payables
6 4 (0.66%) SAP APO
6 4 (0.66%) SAP LE
6 4 (0.66%) SAP SD
7 3 (0.49%) Dynamics CRM
7 3 (0.49%) Hyperion Planning
8 2 (0.33%) Dynamics NAV
8 2 (0.33%) SAP BPC
8 2 (0.33%) SAP Oil and Gas
9 1 (0.16%) Cognos Controller
9 1 (0.16%) Cognos TM1
9 1 (0.16%) Infor LN
9 1 (0.16%) JDE EnterpriseOne
9 1 (0.16%) Kondor
9 1 (0.16%) SAP SEM
Cloud Services
1 22 (3.62%) SaaS
2 20 (3.29%) OpenShift
3 14 (2.30%) Office 365
4 5 (0.82%) Cloud Computing
4 5 (0.82%) Slack
5 4 (0.66%) Amazon AWS
5 4 (0.66%) Microsoft Azure
6 1 (0.16%) Adobe Creative Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 61 (10.03%) Firewall
2 26 (4.28%) WAN
3 24 (3.95%) TCP/IP
4 22 (3.62%) LAN
5 21 (3.45%) Wireless
6 16 (2.63%) Intrusion Detection
6 16 (2.63%) SAN
7 15 (2.47%) Internet
8 14 (2.30%) NAS
9 11 (1.81%) Network Security
10 8 (1.32%) SSL
11 6 (0.99%) BGP
11 6 (0.99%) DNS
11 6 (0.99%) EIGRP
11 6 (0.99%) OSPF
12 5 (0.82%) IPsec
12 5 (0.82%) MPLS
12 5 (0.82%) SMTP
13 3 (0.49%) VoIP
14 2 (0.33%) PBX
Database & Business Intelligence
1 35 (5.76%) Relational Database
2 17 (2.80%) Oracle Database
2 17 (2.80%) SQL Server
3 11 (1.81%) Hyperion Smart View
4 8 (1.32%) SAP BW
5 7 (1.15%) Oracle Database 11g
6 5 (0.82%) Oracle9i Database
6 5 (0.82%) RDBMS
6 5 (0.82%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 5 (0.82%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 3 (0.49%) Essbase
7 3 (0.49%) MySQL
7 3 (0.49%) Oracle Reports
7 3 (0.49%) SAP HANA
8 1 (0.16%) Big Data
8 1 (0.16%) DB2
8 1 (0.16%) Oracle BI EE
8 1 (0.16%) SAP BI
8 1 (0.16%) SQL Server Analysis Services
8 1 (0.16%) UniData
Development Applications
1 10 (1.64%) Git (software)
2 5 (0.82%) Subversion
3 3 (0.49%) Liquibase
3 3 (0.49%) 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 (0.16%) Burp Suite
General
1 266 (43.75%) Finance
2 75 (12.34%) Banking
3 50 (8.22%) Telecoms
4 37 (6.09%) Retail
5 26 (4.28%) International Banking
6 23 (3.78%) Legal
7 16 (2.63%) Investment Banking
8 13 (2.14%) French Language
8 13 (2.14%) Manufacturing
9 11 (1.81%) German Language
10 10 (1.64%) Billing
11 8 (1.32%) Marketing
12 5 (0.82%) Games
12 5 (0.82%) Pharmaceutical
13 4 (0.66%) Back Office
13 4 (0.66%) Financial Institution
13 4 (0.66%) Law
14 3 (0.49%) Corporate Banking
15 2 (0.33%) Advertising
15 2 (0.33%) Electronics
Job Titles
1 134 (22.04%) Analyst
2 87 (14.31%) Security Manager
3 82 (13.49%) Consultant
4 62 (10.20%) IT Manager
5 60 (9.87%) Security Consultant
6 47 (7.73%) Compliance Manager
7 34 (5.59%) Security Analyst
8 30 (4.93%) Service Analyst
9 29 (4.77%) IT Security Manager
10 26 (4.28%) Service Control Analyst
11 25 (4.11%) Information Security Consultant
11 25 (4.11%) Security Officer
12 24 (3.95%) Architect
12 24 (3.95%) Audit Manager
13 23 (3.78%) Banking Analyst
14 22 (3.62%) Information Manager
14 22 (3.62%) Information Security Manager
15 21 (3.45%) Junior
15 21 (3.45%) Windows Engineer
16 19 (3.13%) PowerShell Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 32 (5.26%) Web Services
2 25 (4.11%) .NET
3 20 (3.29%) JSON
3 20 (3.29%) SOAP
4 13 (2.14%) Middleware
5 5 (0.82%) ASP.NET
5 5 (0.82%) JSF
5 5 (0.82%) Unreal Engine
6 4 (0.66%) .NET Framework
6 4 (0.66%) jQuery
7 3 (0.49%) SailPoint
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%) WebSphere MQ
9 1 (0.16%) CSS
9 1 (0.16%) EDI
9 1 (0.16%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 79 (12.99%) Analytical Skills
2 77 (12.66%) Management Information System
3 54 (8.88%) Computer Science
4 47 (7.73%) Data Centre
5 25 (4.11%) Data Protection Act
6 15 (2.47%) Cryptography
6 15 (2.47%) PKI
7 13 (2.14%) Mathematics
7 13 (2.14%) Virtual Team
8 11 (1.81%) Data Integration
9 9 (1.48%) iSeries
10 8 (1.32%) Client/Server
10 8 (1.32%) Enterprise Software
11 6 (0.99%) Embedded Systems
11 6 (0.99%) FMCG
11 6 (0.99%) Smartcard
12 5 (0.82%) Cyberthreat
12 5 (0.82%) NHS
13 4 (0.66%) CESG
13 4 (0.66%) Driving Licence
Operating Systems
1 110 (18.09%) Windows
2 82 (13.49%) Linux
3 46 (7.57%) Unix
4 39 (6.41%) Windows Server
5 20 (3.29%) Solaris
6 18 (2.96%) Windows Server 2012
7 17 (2.80%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 9 (1.48%) Windows Server 2003
9 8 (1.32%) Apple iOS
9 8 (1.32%) Mac OS
9 8 (1.32%) Windows 7
10 4 (0.66%) zOS
11 1 (0.16%) AIX
11 1 (0.16%) Android
11 1 (0.16%) CentOS
11 1 (0.16%) Mac OS X
11 1 (0.16%) OS/400
11 1 (0.16%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 247 (40.63%) Information Security
2 174 (28.62%) ITIL
3 118 (19.41%) Risk Management
4 111 (18.26%) IT Audit
5 92 (15.13%) Cybersecurity
6 87 (14.31%) Project Management
7 65 (10.69%) Security Management
8 61 (10.03%) Incident Management
8 61 (10.03%) Stakeholder Management
9 55 (9.05%) Internal Audit
10 48 (7.89%) Regulatory Compliance
11 46 (7.57%) Data Protection
12 45 (7.40%) Disaster Recovery
12 45 (7.40%) Root Cause Analysis
13 44 (7.24%) Change Management
14 42 (6.91%) Business Continuity
15 41 (6.74%) Continuous Improvement
15 41 (6.74%) SDLC
16 40 (6.58%) Information Security Management
17 37 (6.09%) Agile Software Development
Programming Languages
1 50 (8.22%) SQL
2 28 (4.61%) Bash Shell
2 28 (4.61%) Perl
3 24 (3.95%) PowerShell
4 22 (3.62%) Python
5 16 (2.63%) Java
6 14 (2.30%) C#
7 10 (1.64%) C
8 7 (1.15%) AWK
8 7 (1.15%) C-shell
8 7 (1.15%) Korn
8 7 (1.15%) PL/SQL
8 7 (1.15%) Shell Script
9 5 (0.82%) JavaScript
10 4 (0.66%) T-SQL
11 2 (0.33%) Jython
11 2 (0.33%) PHP
11 2 (0.33%) X++
12 1 (0.16%) RPG
12 1 (0.16%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 159 (26.15%) CISSP
2 128 (21.05%) CISA
3 106 (17.43%) CISM
4 92 (15.13%) Degree
5 50 (8.22%) CRISC
6 44 (7.24%) ITIL Certification
7 31 (5.10%) SC Cleared
7 31 (5.10%) Security Cleared
8 27 (4.44%) CEH
9 23 (3.78%) Cisco Certification
10 18 (2.96%) Microsoft Certification
11 16 (2.63%) CCNP
12 15 (2.47%) CCNA
13 14 (2.30%) CGEIT
13 14 (2.30%) CIMA
13 14 (2.30%) MCITP
13 14 (2.30%) MCSE
13 14 (2.30%) RHCA
13 14 (2.30%) RHCSA
13 14 (2.30%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 224 (36.84%) PCI DSS
2 177 (29.11%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 114 (18.75%) COBIT
4 22 (3.62%) HIPAA
5 21 (3.45%) GxP
6 20 (3.29%) ISAE 3402
6 20 (3.29%) ISO22301
7 19 (3.13%) SLA
8 16 (2.63%) ISO27005
9 15 (2.47%) ISO 9001
10 13 (2.14%) SSAE 16
11 12 (1.97%) Val IT
12 11 (1.81%) Solvency II
13 6 (0.99%) QA
14 4 (0.66%) COSO
15 3 (0.49%) Basel III
15 3 (0.49%) BS7799
15 3 (0.49%) CRD IV
16 2 (0.33%) HMG Security Policy Framework
16 2 (0.33%) JSP 440
System Software
1 43 (7.07%) Active Directory
2 35 (5.76%) VMware Infrastructure
3 34 (5.59%) vSphere
4 21 (3.45%) Hyper-V
5 20 (3.29%) VMware ESX
6 15 (2.47%) XenApp
7 7 (1.15%) Oracle RAC
8 4 (0.66%) RACF
9 1 (0.16%) ACF2
9 1 (0.16%) ProxySG
9 1 (0.16%) Snort
9 1 (0.16%) Virtual Machines
9 1 (0.16%) Virtual Servers
Systems Management
1 22 (3.62%) WSUS
2 20 (3.29%) Kibana
2 20 (3.29%) Red Hat Spacewalk
2 20 (3.29%) SCCM
2 20 (3.29%) WMI
3 7 (1.15%) Data Guard
3 7 (1.15%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
3 7 (1.15%) Oracle RMAN
4 5 (0.82%) RSA Security Analytics
4 5 (0.82%) zSecure
5 4 (0.66%) RSA Archer
6 3 (0.49%) Puppet
7 2 (0.33%) Backup Exec
7 2 (0.33%) EMC NetWorker
7 2 (0.33%) Norton AntiVirus
8 1 (0.16%) HP Fortify
8 1 (0.16%) Nagios
8 1 (0.16%) NetBackup
8 1 (0.16%) Nmap
8 1 (0.16%) WebInspect
Vendors
1 73 (12.01%) SAP
2 64 (10.53%) Oracle
3 48 (7.89%) Cisco
4 39 (6.41%) VMware
5 36 (5.92%) Red Hat
6 34 (5.59%) Microsoft
7 30 (4.93%) Qualys
8 21 (3.45%) ServiceNow
9 18 (2.96%) Hyperion
10 15 (2.47%) Citrix
11 10 (1.64%) IBM
12 9 (1.48%) PeopleSoft
13 8 (1.32%) HP
13 8 (1.32%) Huawei
13 8 (1.32%) Intel Security
14 7 (1.15%) Sybase
15 6 (0.99%) ArcSight
15 6 (0.99%) Barracuda Networks
15 6 (0.99%) Remedy
15 6 (0.99%) Tripwire
London
Joseph Harry Ltd
Salary: £65000 - £80000 per annum + 20-30% Bonus + 10% Pension
Posted: 17 hours ago
City, London
Harrington Starr
Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 16 hours ago
London
Networking People
Salary: bonus, car allowance and benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
London
onezeero.
Salary: £80000 - £95000 per annum + NEGOTIABLE
Posted: 2 days ago
London
onezeero.
Salary: £75000 - £85000 per annum + bonus and benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Staines, Middlesex
Sanderson
Salary: £42000.00 - £50000.00 per annum
Posted: 15 hours ago
UK
Harris Global
Salary: From £50,000 to £80,000 per annum Benefits + Bonus
Posted: 6 days ago
London
JM
Posted: 6 days ago
London
Lloyds Banking Group
Salary: £57300 - £98120 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Berkshire
Rullion IT Plus
Posted: 5 days ago
London
Lorien Resourcing
Salary: £70000 - £80000 per annum + + Car Allowance +Bonus
Posted: 6 days ago
Dunstable, Bedfordshire
Verticality Ltd
Salary: 40 - 45K + 6-7K on call + O/T
Posted: Yesterday
Surrey
Volt
Salary: £65000 - £73000 per annum + excellent benefits
Posted: 7 days ago
London
Lloyds Banking Group
Salary: £50000 - £65000 per week + Bonus
Posted: 5 days ago
Reading, Berkshire
Experis Ltd
Salary: £50000 - £55000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
City, London
Sanderson
Posted: 16 days ago
London
Lloyds Banking Group
Salary: £50000 - £65000 per week + Bonus
Posted: 6 days ago
Berkshire
Thornton Gregory
Salary: £45,000 - £70,000 per year
Posted: 12 days ago
London
Wipro
Posted: 16 days ago
Redhill, Surrey
Complete Tech Limited
Salary: Up to £55,000 per annum + benefits + up to 20% annual bonus
Posted: 6 days ago
North London
Ticketmaster UK
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 15 days ago
Bradford
Hays Specialist Recruitment
Salary: £35000.00 - £37000.00 per annum
Posted: 12 days ago
West Midlands
Interquest - IQ Tech
Salary: £100000 - £110000 per annum + bonus
Posted: 7 days ago
Coventry
Hays Specialist Recruitment Ltd
Posted: 9 days ago
Coventry
Interquest - IQ Tech
Salary: £45000 - £50000 per annum + Bonus
Posted: 27 days ago
Thatcham, Berkshire
Miller Maxwell Ltd
Salary: From £60,000 to £65,000 per annum Pension, Healthcare, 25 Days Holiday
Posted: 6 days ago