The table below looks at the statistics for Sarbanes-Oxley skills in IT jobs advertised for the West Midlands region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Sarbanes-Oxley over the 3 months to 4 August 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
4 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Sarbanes-Oxley (SOX, Sarbox)
Rank 218 200 207
Rank change year-on-year
-18 +7
Permanent jobs citing Sarbanes-Oxley 10 13 12
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 0.17% 0.24% 0.22%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 1.68% 2.94% 2.35%
Number of salaries quoted 8 8 8
Average salary £45,000 £40,750 £52,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+10.42% -22.38%
90% offered a salary of more than £40,700 £33,750 £25,450
10% offered a salary of more than £63,000 £48,000 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £47,500 £45,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year
+5.55% -
Sarbanes-Oxley
England

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Quality Assurance & Compliance category in permanent jobs advertised in the West Midlands region.

Quality Assurance & Compliance Category
West Midlands
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Quality Assurance & Compliance category
597 442 511
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 10.33% 8.21% 9.18%
Number of salaries quoted 455 358 409
Average salary £36,000 £41,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-12.19% -3.52%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,500 £26,500 £28,722
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £60,000 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £41,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.75% -

Sarbanes-Oxley
Jobs Demand Trend in the West Midlands

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Sarbanes-Oxley across the West Midlands region as a proportion of the total demand within the Quality Assurance & Compliance category.

Sarbanes-Oxley Jobs Demand Trend in the West Midlands

Sarbanes-Oxley
Salary Trend in the West Midlands

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Sarbanes-Oxley across the West Midlands region.

Sarbanes-Oxley Salary Trend in the West Midlands

Sarbanes-Oxley
Salary Histogram in the West Midlands

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Sarbanes-Oxley across the West Midlands region over the 3 months to 4 August 2015.

Sarbanes-Oxley Salary Histogram in the West Midlands

Sarbanes-Oxley
Job Locations in the West Midlands

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Sarbanes-Oxley within the West Midlands region over the 3 months to 4 August 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
Shropshire - 4 £45,000 -
Coventry -12 3 £43,500 +13.72%
Birmingham -16 1 £60,000 +41.17%
Sarbanes-Oxley
England

Sarbanes-Oxley
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 4 August 2015, IT jobs across the West Midlands region 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 8 (50.00%) Information Security
1 8 (50.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 7 (43.75%) SQL
3 6 (37.50%) CISSP
3 6 (37.50%) ITIL
4 5 (31.25%) Project Management
4 5 (31.25%) Business Continuity
4 5 (31.25%) Oracle
4 5 (31.25%) UNIX
5 3 (18.75%) LAN
5 3 (18.75%) Finance
5 3 (18.75%) Service Management
5 3 (18.75%) Change Management
5 3 (18.75%) Problem Management
5 3 (18.75%) Network Architecture
5 3 (18.75%) Data Privacy
5 3 (18.75%) Data Centre
6 2 (12.50%) Analytics
6 2 (12.50%) SIEM
6 2 (12.50%) PKI
6 2 (12.50%) HIPAA
6 2 (12.50%) Data Protection
6 2 (12.50%) PCI DSS
6 2 (12.50%) Degree
6 2 (12.50%) COBIT
6 2 (12.50%) Load Balancing
6 2 (12.50%) Data Protection Act
6 2 (12.50%) Data Management
6 2 (12.50%) Cryptography
6 2 (12.50%) Middleware

Sarbanes-Oxley
Top Related IT Skills in the West Midlands by Category

For the 6 months to 4 August 2015, IT jobs across the West Midlands region 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.

Applications
1 2 (12.50%) MS Excel
2 1 (6.25%) Windchill
Business Applications
1 1 (6.25%) SAP SD
Communications & Networking
1 3 (18.75%) LAN
2 2 (12.50%) WLAN
2 2 (12.50%) WAN
2 2 (12.50%) MPLS
2 2 (12.50%) Firewall
2 2 (12.50%) Wireless
3 1 (6.25%) DNS
3 1 (6.25%) DMZ
3 1 (6.25%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (12.50%) SQL Server
2 1 (6.25%) MS Access
2 1 (6.25%) Data Warehouse
2 1 (6.25%) RDBMS
2 1 (6.25%) BusinessObjects
2 1 (6.25%) Relational Database
General
1 3 (18.75%) Finance
2 2 (12.50%) Legal
2 2 (12.50%) Manufacturing
3 1 (6.25%) Advertising
3 1 (6.25%) Publishing
3 1 (6.25%) Retail
3 1 (6.25%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 7 (43.75%) Analyst
2 2 (12.50%) IT Consultant
2 2 (12.50%) Architect
2 2 (12.50%) Security Consultant
2 2 (12.50%) Network Analyst
2 2 (12.50%) Security Analyst
2 2 (12.50%) IT Security Consultant
2 2 (12.50%) Security Architect
2 2 (12.50%) IT Security Analyst
2 2 (12.50%) Security Manager
2 2 (12.50%) Lead Architect
2 2 (12.50%) Consultant
2 2 (12.50%) Lead Security Architect
3 1 (6.25%) Server Support
3 1 (6.25%) Support Engineer
3 1 (6.25%) Wintel Engineer
3 1 (6.25%) SAP Analyst
3 1 (6.25%) Linux Support Engineer
3 1 (6.25%) Linux Server Engineer
3 1 (6.25%) Wintel Server Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (12.50%) Middleware
2 1 (6.25%) EDI
Miscellaneous
1 3 (18.75%) Data Centre
2 2 (12.50%) Cryptography
2 2 (12.50%) PKI
2 2 (12.50%) Data Protection Act
3 1 (6.25%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (6.25%) Data Structures
3 1 (6.25%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 5 (31.25%) UNIX
2 2 (12.50%) Windows
2 2 (12.50%) Linux
3 1 (6.25%) Ubuntu
3 1 (6.25%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (50.00%) Information Security
2 6 (37.50%) ITIL
3 5 (31.25%) Project Management
3 5 (31.25%) Business Continuity
4 3 (18.75%) Service Management
4 3 (18.75%) Change Management
4 3 (18.75%) Problem Management
4 3 (18.75%) Network Architecture
4 3 (18.75%) Data Privacy
5 2 (12.50%) SIEM
5 2 (12.50%) Load Balancing
5 2 (12.50%) Data Protection
5 2 (12.50%) Analytics
5 2 (12.50%) Programme Management
5 2 (12.50%) Data Management
5 2 (12.50%) Stakeholder Management
5 2 (12.50%) Data Security
6 1 (6.25%) Security Management
6 1 (6.25%) Risk Management
6 1 (6.25%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 7 (43.75%) SQL
2 1 (6.25%) VBA
2 1 (6.25%) C
Qualifications
1 6 (37.50%) CISSP
2 2 (12.50%) Cisco Certification
2 2 (12.50%) CISM
2 2 (12.50%) Degree
2 2 (12.50%) CCNP
2 2 (12.50%) CCNA
3 1 (6.25%) HNC
3 1 (6.25%) HND
3 1 (6.25%) PCI QSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (50.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 2 (12.50%) COBIT
2 2 (12.50%) ISO/IEC 17799
2 2 (12.50%) PCI DSS
2 2 (12.50%) HIPAA
3 1 (6.25%) SLA
3 1 (6.25%) QA
System Software
1 2 (12.50%) Active Directory
2 1 (6.25%) Terminal Services
2 1 (6.25%) VMware Infrastructure
Vendors
1 5 (31.25%) Oracle
2 2 (12.50%) CheckPoint
2 2 (12.50%) Cisco
2 2 (12.50%) Microsoft
3 1 (6.25%) HP
3 1 (6.25%) Citrix
3 1 (6.25%) VMware
3 1 (6.25%) PTC
3 1 (6.25%) SAP