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 27 March 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
27 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Sarbanes-Oxley (SOX, Sarbox)
Rank 598 573 539
Rank change year-on-year
-25 -34
Permanent jobs citing Sarbanes-Oxley 312 353 379
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.29% 0.32% 0.35%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 2.72% 3.02% 3.40%
Number of salaries quoted 213 230 253
Average salary £53,750 £47,500 £50,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+13.15% -5.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £35,000 £33,500
10% offered a salary of more than £71,000 £75,000 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £47,500 £45,000 £47,500
% change year-on-year
+5.55% -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
11450 11680 11155
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 10.64% 10.43% 10.25%
Number of salaries quoted 8903 9134 8889
Average salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £70,000 £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 27 March 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 27 March 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 -10 295 £55,000 +15.78% 40
London +45 122 £57,500 +4.54% 10
South East +6 94 £47,500 +5.55% 18
City of London +27 42 £50,000 -4.76% 6
Berkshire +20 42 £62,500 +50.60% 9
Surrey +11 21 £47,500 +5.55% 3
Reading +14 17 £40,000 +6.66% 2
East Midlands +28 14 £44,750 +37.69% 2
South West -17 14 £37,500 -11.76% 3
West Midlands -40 14 £37,500 -30.23%
Leicestershire - 12 £44,750 -
Leicester - 12 £44,750 -
Canary Wharf +17 11 £57,500 -
Scotland +13 11 £48,750 +8.33% 2
Yorkshire -6 11 £47,500 +5.55% 1
Glasgow +18 10 £48,750 +8.33%
North West +16 10 £47,500 - 4
East of England -33 10 £42,500 -5.02% 1
Leeds +14 9 - - 1
Buckinghamshire -2 9 £35,000 -30.00% 5
West Yorkshire -11 9 - - 1
Hampshire - 9 £62,500 -
Oxfordshire +14 8 £35,000 - 1
Manchester +14 7 £45,375 - 2
Warwickshire -5 7 £48,750 +30.00%
Hertfordshire -7 7 £42,500 -8.60%
Kent +24 6 £47,500 +5.55%
Newbury +17 6 £62,500 +38.88% 2
Gloucestershire +1 5 £27,110 - 1
Coventry -21 5 £37,500 -28.57%

Sarbanes-Oxley
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 27 March 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.

1 306 (46.86%) Finance
2 200 (30.63%) Information Security
3 182 (27.87%) PCI DSS
4 173 (26.49%) Windows
5 170 (26.03%) ITIL
6 151 (23.12%) CISSP
7 145 (22.21%) ISO/IEC 27001
8 110 (16.85%) Risk Management
9 103 (15.77%) Active Directory
10 101 (15.47%) CISM
11 96 (14.70%) Firewall
12 92 (14.09%) CISA
13 89 (13.63%) Degree
14 88 (13.48%) Management Information System
15 87 (13.32%) SQL
16 83 (12.71%) Banking
17 81 (12.40%) Oracle
17 81 (12.40%) TCP/IP
18 78 (11.94%) Cisco
18 78 (11.94%) Change Management
19 74 (11.33%) Analytical Skills
20 72 (11.03%) UNIX
21 68 (10.41%) COBIT
22 65 (9.95%) Linux
23 63 (9.65%) Microsoft
24 60 (9.19%) Data Protection
25 57 (8.73%) Project Management
26 56 (8.58%) Change Control
27 55 (8.42%) Retail
27 55 (8.42%) Disaster Recovery

Sarbanes-Oxley
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 27 March 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 38 (5.82%) MS Exchange
2 24 (3.68%) Exchange Server 2007
3 20 (3.06%) WebLogic
4 19 (2.91%) Exchange Server 2010
5 17 (2.60%) SharePoint
6 16 (2.45%) Exchange Server 2013
7 12 (1.84%) IIS
8 11 (1.68%) CMS
9 9 (1.38%) Exchange Server 2003
9 9 (1.38%) WebLogic Portal
10 6 (0.92%) SAS
11 5 (0.77%) BizTalk Server
11 5 (0.77%) JCAPS
12 4 (0.61%) Apache
12 4 (0.61%) Tomcat
13 3 (0.46%) Lync
14 2 (0.31%) NServiceBus
14 2 (0.31%) SharePoint 2013
14 2 (0.31%) Oracle HTTP Server
14 2 (0.31%) Elasticsearch
Applications
1 39 (5.97%) MS Excel
2 32 (4.90%) MS Office
3 11 (1.68%) MS Visio
4 4 (0.61%) MS PowerPoint
5 2 (0.31%) Adobe Creative Suite
6 1 (0.15%) SPSS
6 1 (0.15%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 17 (2.60%) SAP CO
1 17 (2.60%) Oracle General Ledger
2 16 (2.45%) SAP FI/CO
2 16 (2.45%) SAP FI
2 16 (2.45%) Oracle Payables
2 16 (2.45%) Oracle Receivables
3 15 (2.30%) Oracle EBS R12
4 12 (1.84%) Oracle EBS
5 11 (1.68%) SAP FI-AP
6 10 (1.53%) Oracle Assets
7 9 (1.38%) Oracle Applications
8 8 (1.23%) Oracle Financials
8 8 (1.23%) Oracle 11i
9 7 (1.07%) Oracle Subledger Accounting
10 5 (0.77%) Oracle AGIS
11 3 (0.46%) Oracle TCA
12 2 (0.31%) Oracle Cash Management
12 2 (0.31%) SAP BPC
12 2 (0.31%) SAP WM
12 2 (0.31%) HFM
Cloud Services
1 7 (1.07%) SaaS
2 6 (0.92%) Microsoft Azure
3 4 (0.61%) Amazon AWS
4 3 (0.46%) Office 365
5 1 (0.15%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 96 (14.70%) Firewall
2 81 (12.40%) TCP/IP
3 50 (7.66%) LAN
3 50 (7.66%) Network Security
4 43 (6.58%) DNS
5 37 (5.67%) Cisco ASA
6 33 (5.05%) WAN
7 30 (4.59%) SAN
7 30 (4.59%) VPN
8 26 (3.98%) DHCP
9 21 (3.22%) SSL
10 15 (2.30%) Wireless
11 14 (2.14%) Internet
12 13 (1.99%) FTP
13 12 (1.84%) Intrusion Detection
14 10 (1.53%) IPsec
15 7 (1.07%) DMZ
16 6 (0.92%) SMS
16 6 (0.92%) VoIP
16 6 (0.92%) OSPF
Database & Business Intelligence
1 40 (6.13%) SQL Server
2 29 (4.44%) Oracle Database
3 27 (4.13%) Oracle Reports
4 19 (2.91%) Relational Database
5 15 (2.30%) Data Warehouse
6 10 (1.53%) MS Access
6 10 (1.53%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 9 (1.38%) Enterprise Data Warehouse
8 7 (1.07%) Big Data
8 7 (1.07%) SQL Server 2008
9 6 (0.92%) SQL Server Integration Services
9 6 (0.92%) Oracle Database 11g
9 6 (0.92%) Oracle BI Publisher
9 6 (0.92%) Oracle Database 12c
10 5 (0.77%) MongoDB
10 5 (0.77%) PostgreSQL
11 4 (0.61%) MySQL
12 3 (0.46%) SAP BW
12 3 (0.46%) Essbase
12 3 (0.46%) OLAP
Development Applications
1 15 (2.30%) JIRA
2 13 (1.99%) Oracle Forms
3 11 (1.68%) JUnit
3 11 (1.68%) Subversion
3 11 (1.68%) Maven
3 11 (1.68%) Jenkins
4 6 (0.92%) Team Foundation Server
5 4 (0.61%) CruiseControl
6 2 (0.31%) Mercurial
6 2 (0.31%) PeopleTools
6 2 (0.31%) ProC
7 1 (0.15%) Visual Studio
7 1 (0.15%) Toad
7 1 (0.15%) Yeoman
General
1 306 (46.86%) Finance
2 83 (12.71%) Banking
3 55 (8.42%) Retail
4 38 (5.82%) Telecoms
5 30 (4.59%) Back Office
6 24 (3.68%) Investment Banking
6 24 (3.68%) Legal
7 22 (3.37%) Retail Banking
8 19 (2.91%) French Language
9 18 (2.76%) Law
9 18 (2.76%) Manufacturing
9 18 (2.76%) Front Office
10 12 (1.84%) Pharmaceutical
11 10 (1.53%) Games
11 10 (1.53%) Spanish Language
12 9 (1.38%) German Language
12 9 (1.38%) Italian Language
13 8 (1.23%) Automotive
14 7 (1.07%) Financial Institution
15 6 (0.92%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 144 (22.05%) Analyst
2 72 (11.03%) Consultant
3 38 (5.82%) Architect
4 37 (5.67%) Security Analyst
5 36 (5.51%) Security Officer
6 31 (4.75%) Security Manager
6 31 (4.75%) Information Security Officer
6 31 (4.75%) Security Consultant
7 29 (4.44%) Support Engineer
7 29 (4.44%) Business Analyst
8 24 (3.68%) Risk Manager
9 22 (3.37%) Developer
10 20 (3.06%) Information Security Analyst
10 20 (3.06%) Information Analyst
11 19 (2.91%) Network Engineer
12 18 (2.76%) Administrator
12 18 (2.76%) Project Engineer
12 18 (2.76%) Compliance Manager
13 17 (2.60%) Senior Analyst
13 17 (2.60%) Solutions Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 35 (5.36%) Web Services
2 20 (3.06%) CSS
2 20 (3.06%) HTML
2 20 (3.06%) .NET
2 20 (3.06%) HTML5
3 18 (2.76%) CSS3
4 15 (2.30%) SOAP
5 14 (2.14%) jQuery
6 13 (1.99%) Ajax
7 12 (1.84%) J2EE
8 11 (1.68%) Hibernate
8 11 (1.68%) Java EE
8 11 (1.68%) Spring
8 11 (1.68%) AngularJS
9 8 (1.23%) Regular Expression
9 8 (1.23%) Middleware
9 8 (1.23%) XML
10 7 (1.07%) JMS
11 6 (0.92%) WCF
12 5 (0.77%) JSF
Miscellaneous
1 88 (13.48%) Management Information System
2 74 (11.33%) Analytical Skills
3 42 (6.43%) Computer Science
4 22 (3.37%) Cryptography
5 20 (3.06%) PKI
6 19 (2.91%) Data Protection Act
7 18 (2.76%) FMCG
8 16 (2.45%) Client/Server
9 14 (2.14%) Derivative
9 14 (2.14%) Mathematics
10 12 (1.84%) Credit Risk
10 12 (1.84%) Blackberry
10 12 (1.84%) Replication
11 11 (1.68%) Market Risk
12 10 (1.53%) Performance Metrics
12 10 (1.53%) Enterprise Software
13 9 (1.38%) Mainframe
14 8 (1.23%) CLARiiON
14 8 (1.23%) APACS
14 8 (1.23%) SWIFT
Operating Systems
1 173 (26.49%) Windows
2 72 (11.03%) UNIX
3 65 (9.95%) Linux
4 39 (5.97%) Windows Server 2008
5 32 (4.90%) Windows 7
6 20 (3.06%) Solaris
7 19 (2.91%) Windows Server 2012
8 17 (2.60%) Windows XP
9 15 (2.30%) Windows 2000
10 11 (1.68%) AIX
11 8 (1.23%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
12 7 (1.07%) HPUX
13 6 (0.92%) Windows Server 2003
14 3 (0.46%) Ubuntu
14 3 (0.46%) Mac OS
15 2 (0.31%) Oracle Linux
15 2 (0.31%) Windows 8
15 2 (0.31%) Android
15 2 (0.31%) SUSE
15 2 (0.31%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 200 (30.63%) Information Security
2 170 (26.03%) ITIL
3 110 (16.85%) Risk Management
4 78 (11.94%) Change Management
5 60 (9.19%) Data Protection
6 57 (8.73%) Project Management
7 56 (8.58%) Change Control
8 55 (8.42%) Disaster Recovery
9 54 (8.27%) Business Intelligence
10 52 (7.96%) Business Continuity
11 50 (7.66%) Security Management
12 49 (7.50%) E-Commerce
13 46 (7.04%) PRINCE2
13 46 (7.04%) Security Architecture
14 45 (6.89%) Data Security
15 44 (6.74%) Agile Software Development
16 40 (6.13%) Service Delivery
16 40 (6.13%) Capacity Planning
17 38 (5.82%) Cyber Security
18 36 (5.51%) Continuous Improvement
Programming Languages
1 87 (13.32%) SQL
2 36 (5.51%) PL/SQL
3 33 (5.05%) Java
4 30 (4.59%) C
5 20 (3.06%) PowerShell
6 14 (2.14%) JavaScript
7 12 (1.84%) Shell Script
8 9 (1.38%) Perl
9 8 (1.23%) C#
10 7 (1.07%) T-SQL
11 5 (0.77%) VB.NET
11 5 (0.77%) VBA
11 5 (0.77%) Python
12 4 (0.61%) VB
12 4 (0.61%) AWK
12 4 (0.61%) Korn
13 2 (0.31%) Uniface
13 2 (0.31%) ABAP
13 2 (0.31%) VBScript
14 1 (0.15%) REXX
Qualifications
1 151 (23.12%) CISSP
2 101 (15.47%) CISM
3 92 (14.09%) CISA
4 89 (13.63%) Degree
5 50 (7.66%) Microsoft Certification
6 48 (7.35%) Cisco Certification
6 48 (7.35%) CCNA
7 43 (6.58%) MCSE
8 39 (5.97%) CCNP
9 36 (5.51%) CRISC
10 27 (4.13%) PCI QSA
11 25 (3.83%) PMP
12 24 (3.68%) PMI Certification
13 22 (3.37%) ITIL Certification
14 20 (3.06%) CCA
15 16 (2.45%) CEH
16 11 (1.68%) MCSA
17 10 (1.53%) ISSMP
17 10 (1.53%) SSCP
18 9 (1.38%) CIMA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 182 (27.87%) PCI DSS
2 145 (22.21%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 68 (10.41%) COBIT
4 35 (5.36%) SLA
5 34 (5.21%) GPG13
6 32 (4.90%) QA
7 23 (3.52%) BS7799
8 22 (3.37%) ISO/IEC 17799
9 12 (1.84%) Basel II
9 12 (1.84%) CRD IV
10 11 (1.68%) ISO 9001
11 10 (1.53%) HIPAA
12 8 (1.23%) GxP
12 8 (1.23%) FISMA
13 6 (0.92%) COREP
13 6 (0.92%) FINREP
13 6 (0.92%) ISO 8583
14 5 (0.77%) Solvency II
15 4 (0.61%) COSO
16 3 (0.46%) GAAP
System Software
1 103 (15.77%) Active Directory
2 33 (5.05%) VMware Infrastructure
3 31 (4.75%) Squid
4 23 (3.52%) VMware ESX
5 13 (1.99%) Hyper-V
6 10 (1.53%) VMware ESXi
7 9 (1.38%) ISA Server
8 8 (1.23%) XenApp
8 8 (1.23%) Xen
9 6 (0.92%) Oracle RAC
10 4 (0.61%) Oracle Clusterware
11 3 (0.46%) NFS
11 3 (0.46%) Samba
12 2 (0.31%) vSphere
12 2 (0.31%) UAG
12 2 (0.31%) Microsoft App-V
13 1 (0.15%) ProxySG
13 1 (0.15%) Snort
13 1 (0.15%) RACF
13 1 (0.15%) MetaFrame
Systems Management
1 16 (2.45%) Legato
1 16 (2.45%) SCCM
2 13 (1.99%) Backup Exec
3 12 (1.84%) WSUS
4 8 (1.23%) ARCserve
5 7 (1.07%) Tivoli Storage Manager
6 6 (0.92%) Tivoli
6 6 (0.92%) Oracle RMAN
6 6 (0.92%) Data Guard
7 3 (0.46%) Cacti
7 3 (0.46%) Dollar Universe
7 3 (0.46%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
7 3 (0.46%) OpenView
7 3 (0.46%) Nagios
7 3 (0.46%) SCOM
7 3 (0.46%) Red Hat Satellite
7 3 (0.46%) WMI
8 2 (0.31%) Forefront Identity Manager
8 2 (0.31%) McAfee ePO
9 1 (0.15%) HP SIM
Vendors
1 81 (12.40%) Oracle
2 78 (11.94%) Cisco
3 63 (9.65%) Microsoft
4 55 (8.42%) VMware
5 43 (6.58%) CheckPoint
5 43 (6.58%) SAP
6 41 (6.28%) Websense
7 34 (5.21%) HP
8 32 (4.90%) Blue Coat
9 29 (4.44%) EMC
10 20 (3.06%) IBM
10 20 (3.06%) ServiceNow
11 16 (2.45%) Symantec
11 16 (2.45%) NetApp
11 16 (2.45%) CommVault
12 15 (2.30%) Citrix
12 15 (2.30%) Juniper
12 15 (2.30%) McAfee
13 14 (2.14%) Qualys
13 14 (2.14%) Hitachi
England
Computer Futures
Salary: £60000 - £85000 per annum + bonus + benefits
Posted: 9 hours ago
Lincolnshire
Informatiq Consulting
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum
Posted: 13 hours ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
KPMG
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 2 days ago
Reading
Computer Futures
Salary: £60000 - £85000 per annum + bonus + benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
City of London
Computer Futures
Salary: competitive
Posted: 3 days ago
City, London
LEXSTRA
Salary: £65000 - £75000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Greater Manchester
Initi8 Recruitment
Salary: £70000 Per Annum
Posted: 3 days ago
City, London
Oliver James Associates
Salary: £65000 - £75000 per annum + pension, bonus, cash benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Edinburgh, Midlothian
Royal Bank Of Scotland
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 4 days ago
Woking, Surrey
Recommend Recruitment
Salary: From £45,000 to £55,000 per annum bonus, healthcare, 11% pension, life
Posted: 5 days ago
Woking, Surrey
Recommend Recruitment
Salary: From £60,000 to £75,000 per annum bonus, healthcare, 11% pension, life
Posted: 5 days ago
London
Experis Ltd
Salary: £40000.00 - £45000.00 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
Sutton, Surrey
Reed Business Information Ltd
Salary: From £45,000 to £55,000 per annum + 29 days + share ops scheme + pensi
Posted: 6 days ago
Aylesbury, Buckinghamshire
Intelligent Recruitment
Salary: From £28,000 to £38,000 per annum Superb base, excellent bonus and ben
Posted: 6 days ago
Aylesbury, Buckinghamshire
Intelligent Recruitment
Salary: From £28,000 to £38,000 per annum Superb base, excellent bonus and ben
Posted: 6 days ago
Scotland
EY
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 10 days ago
Milton Keynes, Buckinghamshire
Santander
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 12 days ago
Maidenhead
Computer Futures
Salary: £55000 - £75000 per annum + bonus + benefits
Posted: 15 days ago
Newbury
The People Network
Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum + Bonus, Pension, Health
Posted: 17 days ago
Newbury
The People Network
Salary: £60000 - £65000 per annum + Bonus, Benefits
Posted: 17 days ago