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 16 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
16 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Sarbanes-Oxley (SOX, Sarbox)
Rank 567 506 529
Rank change year-on-year
-61 +23
Permanent jobs citing Sarbanes-Oxley 346 422 418
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.30% 0.40% 0.35%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 2.85% 3.90% 3.38%
Number of salaries quoted 244 309 287
Average salary £47,500 £50,000 £47,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-5.00% +5.26%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £32,500 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £80,000 £72,000
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £47,500 £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
12124 10809 12368
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 10.63% 10.17% 10.49%
Number of salaries quoted 9323 8469 10191
Average salary £45,000 £47,000 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-4.25% +4.44%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £28,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £70,000 £75,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £41,000
% change year-on-year
- -2.43%

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 16 September 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 16 September 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 -80 322 £47,500 -5.00% 33
London -76 122 £52,500 -4.54% 9
South East -30 112 £47,500 -3.06% 15
Berkshire +25 68 £54,000 +6.40% 8
East of England -19 40 £44,500 +2.89% 3
City of London -19 37 £60,000 +14.28% 4
Newbury +32 28 £62,500 +64.47% 2
Slough +8 23 £57,500 +64.28% 3
Crawley +12 22 £34,000 -24.44% 1
West Sussex 0 22 £34,000 -28.42% 1
Bedfordshire +1 20 £42,000 -16.00% 1
Hertfordshire -1 17 £48,000 +28.00% 1
West Midlands -1 17 £42,000 -6.66% 1
Scotland -4 17 £61,250 +16.66%
Luton - 14 £42,000 -
North West -13 13 £50,000 -9.09% 2
Reading +4 12 £47,500 -34.48% 3
West Yorkshire -22 12 £45,000 -25.00% 3
South West -29 12 £40,000 -15.78% 1
Yorkshire -32 12 £45,000 -25.00% 3
Edinburgh -6 11 - -
Surrey -19 10 £30,000 -16.66% 4
Leeds -22 10 £45,000 +2.85% 1
Merseyside +12 8 £50,000 - 1
Birmingham +3 8 £42,500 -15.00%
Liverpool - 8 £50,000 - 1
Hemel Hempstead - 7 £38,500 -
Stirling -17 6 £61,250 -25.75%
Dunstable - 6 - - 1
Hampshire -10 5 £45,000 +12.50% 1

Sarbanes-Oxley
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 16 September 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 (41.28%) Finance
2 195 (30.37%) ITIL
3 166 (25.86%) Windows
4 163 (25.39%) PCI DSS
5 125 (19.47%) Information Security
6 121 (18.85%) Oracle
7 114 (17.76%) Degree
8 112 (17.45%) Banking
9 110 (17.13%) ISO/IEC 27001
10 102 (15.89%) Linux
11 99 (15.42%) SQL
12 95 (14.80%) CISSP
13 94 (14.64%) COBIT
14 90 (14.02%) UNIX
15 82 (12.77%) Risk Management
16 79 (12.31%) Network Security
17 77 (11.99%) Active Directory
18 72 (11.21%) Management Information System
19 71 (11.06%) CISA
19 71 (11.06%) Retail
20 68 (10.59%) CISM
21 65 (10.12%) Data Security
21 65 (10.12%) Project Management
22 64 (9.97%) TCP/IP
22 64 (9.97%) Analytical Skills
23 63 (9.81%) SAP
24 61 (9.50%) PRINCE2
24 61 (9.50%) Microsoft
25 60 (9.35%) SQL Server
25 60 (9.35%) Change Management

Sarbanes-Oxley
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 16 September 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 32 (4.98%) IIS
2 28 (4.36%) MS Exchange
3 15 (2.34%) Exchange Server 2007
3 15 (2.34%) Exchange Server 2013
4 14 (2.18%) Exchange Server 2003
5 10 (1.56%) SAS
6 8 (1.25%) SharePoint
7 7 (1.09%) Exchange Server 2010
7 7 (1.09%) NetWeaver
7 7 (1.09%) SAP Web AS
8 6 (0.93%) MS Project Server
9 3 (0.47%) Confluence
10 2 (0.31%) Oracle Workflow
10 2 (0.31%) CMS
10 2 (0.31%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
10 2 (0.31%) WebLogic
10 2 (0.31%) Apache
10 2 (0.31%) Elasticsearch
11 1 (0.16%) OpenStack
11 1 (0.16%) WebSphere
Applications
1 59 (9.19%) MS Excel
2 58 (9.03%) MS Office
3 42 (6.54%) MS Visio
4 22 (3.43%) MS Project
5 8 (1.25%) MS PowerPoint
6 1 (0.16%) SPSS
6 1 (0.16%) InfoPath
Business Applications
1 17 (2.65%) Oracle General Ledger
2 12 (1.87%) Oracle EBS
3 10 (1.56%) SAP GRC
4 9 (1.40%) Oracle Payables
5 7 (1.09%) Oracle EBS R12
6 6 (0.93%) Oracle Assets
7 5 (0.78%) Oracle iProcurement
7 5 (0.78%) Remedy ITSM
7 5 (0.78%) Oracle Financials
7 5 (0.78%) SAP SD
8 4 (0.62%) Oracle Applications
8 4 (0.62%) FLEXCUBE
8 4 (0.62%) HFM
8 4 (0.62%) SAP FI
8 4 (0.62%) Misys Equation
8 4 (0.62%) SAP ERP
8 4 (0.62%) Temenos T24
8 4 (0.62%) Finacle
9 3 (0.47%) Dynamics NAV
9 3 (0.47%) SAP CO
Cloud Services
1 3 (0.47%) Amazon AWS
2 2 (0.31%) SaaS
2 2 (0.31%) Google Apps
2 2 (0.31%) Office 365
3 1 (0.16%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 79 (12.31%) Network Security
2 64 (9.97%) TCP/IP
3 49 (7.63%) Firewall
4 39 (6.07%) DNS
5 31 (4.83%) Internet
6 30 (4.67%) DHCP
7 28 (4.36%) LAN
8 27 (4.21%) SSL
9 26 (4.05%) WAN
10 25 (3.89%) SAN
11 24 (3.74%) SMS
12 19 (2.96%) Cisco ASA
13 18 (2.80%) VPN
13 18 (2.80%) NAS
14 14 (2.18%) Intrusion Detection
15 8 (1.25%) FTP
15 8 (1.25%) Cisco PIX
16 7 (1.09%) NetScreen
17 6 (0.93%) BGP
17 6 (0.93%) LDAP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 60 (9.35%) SQL Server
2 45 (7.01%) Oracle Database
3 39 (6.07%) Oracle Database 11g
4 36 (5.61%) Relational Database
5 23 (3.58%) RDBMS
6 17 (2.65%) Data Warehouse
6 17 (2.65%) DB2
7 14 (2.18%) Oracle9i Database
8 12 (1.87%) Oracle Reports
9 11 (1.71%) Oracle Database 10g
10 9 (1.40%) SQLPlus
11 7 (1.09%) SQL Server 2008
11 7 (1.09%) SAP BW
12 6 (0.93%) SQL Server Reporting Services
13 5 (0.78%) BusinessObjects Web Intelligence
13 5 (0.78%) SQL Server Integration Services
13 5 (0.78%) OLTP
14 4 (0.62%) Sybase ASE
14 4 (0.62%) OLAP
14 4 (0.62%) Oracle OLAP
Development Applications
1 4 (0.62%) Toad
1 4 (0.62%) JIRA
2 3 (0.47%) Capybara
2 3 (0.47%) RSpec
2 3 (0.47%) Atlassian Bamboo
3 2 (0.31%) Eclipse
4 1 (0.16%) Metasploit
4 1 (0.16%) Oracle APEX
4 1 (0.16%) Oracle Forms
4 1 (0.16%) Visual Studio
General
1 265 (41.28%) Finance
2 112 (17.45%) Banking
3 71 (11.06%) Retail
4 35 (5.45%) Telecoms
5 30 (4.67%) Retail Banking
6 26 (4.05%) Marketing
7 19 (2.96%) Legal
8 17 (2.65%) Investment Banking
9 13 (2.02%) Back Office
10 12 (1.87%) General Ledger
11 11 (1.71%) Law
12 9 (1.40%) French Language
13 8 (1.25%) Multimedia
13 8 (1.25%) Pharmaceutical
14 7 (1.09%) Front Office
14 7 (1.09%) Automotive
15 5 (0.78%) Manufacturing
15 5 (0.78%) Advertising
15 5 (0.78%) Games
16 3 (0.47%) German Language
Job Titles
1 177 (27.57%) Analyst
2 90 (14.02%) Consultant
3 56 (8.72%) Business Analyst
4 54 (8.41%) Security Consultant
5 45 (7.01%) Administrator
6 32 (4.98%) IT Consultant
7 30 (4.67%) Project Manager
8 26 (4.05%) Support Analyst
9 25 (3.89%) Payments Business Analyst
10 24 (3.74%) DBA
11 21 (3.27%) Developer
11 21 (3.27%) Senior Analyst
11 21 (3.27%) Infrastructure Engineer
11 21 (3.27%) Security Engineer
12 20 (3.12%) Oracle DBA
13 18 (2.80%) IT Security Consultant
14 17 (2.65%) Service Manager
15 16 (2.49%) Security Analyst
15 16 (2.49%) Support Engineer
16 15 (2.34%) Compliance Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 35 (5.45%) Web Services
2 17 (2.65%) .NET
3 9 (1.40%) ASP.NET
4 7 (1.09%) HTML
4 7 (1.09%) SAP Basis
5 5 (0.78%) .NET Framework
6 4 (0.62%) Middleware
6 4 (0.62%) XML
6 4 (0.62%) ISPF
7 3 (0.47%) Backbone.js
7 3 (0.47%) FFmpeg
7 3 (0.47%) Memcached
7 3 (0.47%) Sinatra
7 3 (0.47%) HTML5
7 3 (0.47%) LINQ
7 3 (0.47%) WCF
7 3 (0.47%) ODBC
7 3 (0.47%) CSS
7 3 (0.47%) Classic ASP
7 3 (0.47%) J2EE
Miscellaneous
1 72 (11.21%) Management Information System
2 64 (9.97%) Analytical Skills
3 38 (5.92%) Computer Science
4 32 (4.98%) SWIFT
5 28 (4.36%) APACS
6 25 (3.89%) Cryptography
7 24 (3.74%) IVR
8 18 (2.80%) Replication
9 14 (2.18%) Derivative
9 14 (2.18%) Mathematics
10 11 (1.71%) Data Protection Act
10 11 (1.71%) Mainframe
11 10 (1.56%) STB
11 10 (1.56%) Client/Server
11 10 (1.56%) Reference Data
12 9 (1.40%) AS400
13 8 (1.25%) Credit Risk
14 7 (1.09%) Market Risk
15 6 (0.93%) iSeries
16 5 (0.78%) FMCG
Operating Systems
1 166 (25.86%) Windows
2 102 (15.89%) Linux
3 90 (14.02%) UNIX
4 33 (5.14%) Solaris
5 32 (4.98%) Windows Server 2008
6 18 (2.80%) SUSE
6 18 (2.80%) Windows Server 2012
7 15 (2.34%) Oracle Linux
8 13 (2.02%) Windows 2000
8 13 (2.02%) Windows Server 2003
9 11 (1.71%) zOS
10 7 (1.09%) Windows XP
11 6 (0.93%) Windows 8
12 5 (0.78%) Mac OS
13 4 (0.62%) Windows 7
14 3 (0.47%) CentOS
14 3 (0.47%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
14 3 (0.47%) AIX
15 2 (0.31%) Ubuntu
15 2 (0.31%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 195 (30.37%) ITIL
2 125 (19.47%) Information Security
3 82 (12.77%) Risk Management
4 65 (10.12%) Data Security
4 65 (10.12%) Project Management
5 61 (9.50%) PRINCE2
6 60 (9.35%) Change Management
7 56 (8.72%) Stakeholder Management
8 38 (5.92%) Security Management
8 38 (5.92%) Penetration Testing
9 37 (5.76%) Data Protection
10 36 (5.61%) Migration
11 31 (4.83%) Project Planning
12 30 (4.67%) Configuration Management
13 29 (4.52%) Requirements Analysis
13 29 (4.52%) Agile Software Development
14 28 (4.36%) Capacity Planning
15 27 (4.21%) E-Commerce
15 27 (4.21%) Disaster Recovery
16 26 (4.05%) Database Security
Programming Languages
1 99 (15.42%) SQL
2 45 (7.01%) PL/SQL
3 23 (3.58%) Shell Script
4 22 (3.43%) Java
5 20 (3.12%) Perl
6 15 (2.34%) C#
7 14 (2.18%) VB
8 13 (2.02%) C-shell
8 13 (2.02%) Bash Shell
8 13 (2.02%) Korn
8 13 (2.02%) AWK
9 10 (1.56%) VBScript
10 9 (1.40%) ABAP
11 8 (1.25%) VB.NET
11 8 (1.25%) C++
11 8 (1.25%) C
12 7 (1.09%) JavaScript
13 6 (0.93%) PowerShell
14 5 (0.78%) VBA
15 4 (0.62%) REXX
Qualifications
1 114 (17.76%) Degree
2 95 (14.80%) CISSP
3 71 (11.06%) CISA
4 68 (10.59%) CISM
5 37 (5.76%) Cisco Certification
6 34 (5.30%) CCNA
7 31 (4.83%) CCA
8 29 (4.52%) Microsoft Certification
9 28 (4.36%) PCI QSA
10 26 (4.05%) ITIL Certification
11 25 (3.89%) CCNP
12 22 (3.43%) MCSE
13 17 (2.65%) PMP
13 17 (2.65%) PMI Certification
14 14 (2.18%) ISSAP
14 14 (2.18%) ISSMP
14 14 (2.18%) Security Cleared
15 13 (2.02%) CIMA
16 12 (1.87%) ACCA
16 12 (1.87%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 163 (25.39%) PCI DSS
2 110 (17.13%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 94 (14.64%) COBIT
4 32 (4.98%) Basel II
5 29 (4.52%) Solvency II
6 24 (3.74%) ISO 8583
7 23 (3.58%) SLA
8 20 (3.12%) Basel III
8 20 (3.12%) QA
9 19 (2.96%) GPG13
10 18 (2.80%) COSO
11 17 (2.65%) ISO 9001
12 14 (2.18%) ISO/IEC 17799
13 13 (2.02%) BS7799
14 12 (1.87%) CRD IV
15 8 (1.25%) MiFID
15 8 (1.25%) COREP
16 7 (1.09%) GAAP
17 4 (0.62%) IAS 39
17 4 (0.62%) GAMP
System Software
1 77 (11.99%) Active Directory
2 36 (5.61%) Oracle RAC
3 31 (4.83%) Oracle RMAN
4 22 (3.43%) VMware ESXi
5 21 (3.27%) ISA Server
6 17 (2.65%) Squid
7 15 (2.34%) VMware Infrastructure
8 13 (2.02%) KVM
9 11 (1.71%) RACF
9 11 (1.71%) Snort
10 8 (1.25%) Hyper-V
11 4 (0.62%) Citrix Presentation Server
11 4 (0.62%) ACF2
12 3 (0.47%) Gluster
12 3 (0.47%) vSphere
12 3 (0.47%) VMware ESX
13 2 (0.31%) Samba
13 2 (0.31%) Tivoli Workload Scheduler
13 2 (0.31%) NFS
13 2 (0.31%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 44 (6.85%) SCCM
2 31 (4.83%) Data Guard
3 19 (2.96%) ARCserve
4 13 (2.02%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
5 10 (1.56%) Tivoli
6 4 (0.62%) CA Endevor
6 4 (0.62%) Opscode Chef
7 2 (0.31%) Backup Exec
7 2 (0.31%) Nessus
7 2 (0.31%) BMC PATROL
7 2 (0.31%) McAfee ePO
8 1 (0.16%) Forefront Identity Manager
8 1 (0.16%) XenMobile
8 1 (0.16%) Oracle Identity Management
8 1 (0.16%) Oracle Identity Manager
8 1 (0.16%) Puppet
8 1 (0.16%) SolarWinds Orion
8 1 (0.16%) SCOM
8 1 (0.16%) WSUS
8 1 (0.16%) WMI
Vendors
1 121 (18.85%) Oracle
2 63 (9.81%) SAP
3 61 (9.50%) Microsoft
4 59 (9.19%) Cisco
5 41 (6.39%) Websense
6 37 (5.76%) Juniper
7 29 (4.52%) F5
8 27 (4.21%) ServiceNow
8 27 (4.21%) CheckPoint
9 21 (3.27%) McAfee
10 20 (3.12%) VMware
11 19 (2.96%) HP
11 19 (2.96%) Blue Coat
12 18 (2.80%) Apple
12 18 (2.80%) IBM
13 17 (2.65%) Business Objects
14 16 (2.49%) Sun
15 15 (2.34%) Sourcefire
16 14 (2.18%) CA
17 13 (2.02%) PeopleSoft
Reading
Hudson - London
Salary: £30000 - £37000 per annum
Posted: 3 hours ago
Dunstable, Bedfordshire
Verticality Ltd
Salary: 40 - 50K Base 50 - 60K with oncall / O/T
Posted: 5 hours ago
Manchester, Lancashire
TEKsystems
Salary: £55000 - £65000 per annum + bonus, pension, incentives
Posted: 10 hours ago
Slough, Berkshire
HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Salary: £44000 - £55000 per annum + Bonus, Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Chertsey, Surrey
Rushworths
Salary: Competitive base + bonus, car / car allowance & benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Crawley, West Sussex
Comtecs
Salary: £32000 - £36000 Per Annum + Excellent Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Watford, Hertfordshire
Certes Computing Ltd
Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum + benefits package
Posted: Yesterday
Slough, Berkshire
Coal IT Services
Salary: From £35,000 to £42,000 per annum Plus Bonus + Bens
Posted: 2 days ago
London
McGregor Boyall
Salary: £80000 - £110000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Central London / West End
Eligo Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £64000 - £68000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Reading Street
Templeton and Partners - SAP & UK Account
Salary: £30k - 35k per year
Posted: 4 days ago
Surrey
Volt
Salary: £22000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
UK
CSC
Salary: From £50 to £65 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
Harlow, Essex
KH Recruitment
Salary: £29000 - £30000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
City of London
iKonnect
Salary: £130000 per annum + EXCELLENT BONUS AND BENEFITS
Posted: 6 days ago
Newbury, Berkshire
The People Network
Salary: £60000 - £65000 per annum + Bonus, Benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
London
Michael Page Technology
Salary: Competitive Package
Posted: 6 days ago
Slough, Berkshire
Coal IT Services
Salary: £42,000 per annum + 10% + oncall + Benefits package
Posted: 6 days ago
Reading, Berkshire
IT Talent Solutions
Salary: From £24,000 to £27,000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
Wembley, Middlesex
euro car parts
Salary: From £50,000 to £65,000 per annum
Posted: 7 days ago