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

Location
3 months to
17 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Sarbanes-Oxley (SOX, Sarbox)
Rank 195 192 186
Rank change year-on-year
-3 -6
Permanent jobs citing Sarbanes-Oxley 17 15 12
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 0.31% 0.27% 0.24%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 3.76% 3.30% 2.63%
Number of salaries quoted 10 15 7
Average salary £42,000 £45,000 £45,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-6.66% -1.09%
90% offered a salary of more than £40,000 £34,600 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £55,000 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £47,500 £47,500
% change year-on-year
-5.26% -
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
452 455 456
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 8.24% 8.32% 9.31%
Number of salaries quoted 380 383 388
Average salary £40,000 £42,500 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-5.88% +21.42%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £25,500 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £57,500 £57,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £41,000
% change year-on-year
- -2.43%

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 17 September 2014.

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 17 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
Birmingham +5 8 £42,500 -15.00%
Walsall - 4 £41,500 -
Coventry -7 3 £55,000 +15.78% 1
Staffordshire -16 2 £41,250 -8.33%
Sarbanes-Oxley
England

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

For the 6 months to 17 September 2014, 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 10 (40.00%) Finance
2 9 (36.00%) Project Management
3 8 (32.00%) SAP
3 8 (32.00%) Change Management
4 6 (24.00%) Oracle
4 6 (24.00%) ISO 9001
4 6 (24.00%) Process Management
4 6 (24.00%) Management Information System
4 6 (24.00%) Risk Assessment
4 6 (24.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 6 (24.00%) SC Cleared
4 6 (24.00%) Security Cleared
4 6 (24.00%) COSO
4 6 (24.00%) Continuous Improvement
5 5 (20.00%) SAP SD
5 5 (20.00%) Firewall
5 5 (20.00%) Problem Management
6 4 (16.00%) SQL
6 4 (16.00%) SQL Server
6 4 (16.00%) Business Objects
6 4 (16.00%) ITIL
6 4 (16.00%) Data Warehouse
6 4 (16.00%) Business Intelligence
6 4 (16.00%) RDBMS
6 4 (16.00%) Cisco
6 4 (16.00%) CCNP
6 4 (16.00%) CCNA
6 4 (16.00%) Cisco Certification
6 4 (16.00%) TOGAF
6 4 (16.00%) QA

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

For the 6 months to 17 September 2014, 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.

Application Platforms
1 1 (4.00%) MS Exchange
Business Applications
1 5 (20.00%) SAP SD
2 2 (8.00%) FLEXCUBE
2 2 (8.00%) Misys Equation
2 2 (8.00%) Temenos T24
2 2 (8.00%) Finacle
Communications & Networking
1 5 (20.00%) Firewall
2 4 (16.00%) Network Security
3 3 (12.00%) LAN
3 3 (12.00%) WAN
4 2 (8.00%) TCP/IP
4 2 (8.00%) VPN
4 2 (8.00%) DMZ
4 2 (8.00%) Internet
4 2 (8.00%) WLAN
4 2 (8.00%) VLAN
4 2 (8.00%) Cisco ASA
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (16.00%) SQL Server
1 4 (16.00%) Data Warehouse
1 4 (16.00%) RDBMS
1 4 (16.00%) Relational Database
General
1 10 (40.00%) Finance
2 2 (8.00%) Banking
2 2 (8.00%) Retail
2 2 (8.00%) Marketing
2 2 (8.00%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 13 (52.00%) Analyst
2 6 (24.00%) Project Manager
2 6 (24.00%) Audit Manager
3 5 (20.00%) Consultant
4 4 (16.00%) Business Analyst
4 4 (16.00%) SAP Business Analyst
4 4 (16.00%) Business Intelligence Analyst
4 4 (16.00%) SAP Analyst
5 3 (12.00%) SAP SD Analyst
5 3 (12.00%) Senior Business Intelligence Analyst
5 3 (12.00%) Senior Analyst
6 2 (8.00%) Network Analyst
6 2 (8.00%) Security Analyst
6 2 (8.00%) Senior Management Consultant
6 2 (8.00%) Management Consultant
6 2 (8.00%) Network Consultant
6 2 (8.00%) Systems Analyst
6 2 (8.00%) Senior Consultant
6 2 (8.00%) Security Consultant
6 2 (8.00%) Network Security Consultant
Miscellaneous
1 6 (24.00%) Management Information System
2 2 (8.00%) APACS
2 2 (8.00%) iSeries
Operating Systems
1 1 (4.00%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (36.00%) Project Management
2 8 (32.00%) Change Management
3 6 (24.00%) Continuous Improvement
3 6 (24.00%) Process Management
3 6 (24.00%) Risk Assessment
4 5 (20.00%) Problem Management
5 4 (16.00%) Performance Testing
5 4 (16.00%) TOGAF
5 4 (16.00%) ITIL
5 4 (16.00%) Business Intelligence
6 2 (8.00%) B2B
6 2 (8.00%) Six Sigma
6 2 (8.00%) PRINCE2
6 2 (8.00%) Service Management
6 2 (8.00%) Network Design
6 2 (8.00%) MODAF
6 2 (8.00%) Information Security
6 2 (8.00%) Programme Management
6 2 (8.00%) Zachman Framework
6 2 (8.00%) Enterprise Architecture
Programming Languages
1 4 (16.00%) SQL
Qualifications
1 6 (24.00%) SC Cleared
1 6 (24.00%) Security Cleared
2 4 (16.00%) Cisco Certification
2 4 (16.00%) CCNP
2 4 (16.00%) CCNA
3 2 (8.00%) CISSP
3 2 (8.00%) MCSE
3 2 (8.00%) CCIE
3 2 (8.00%) Microsoft Certification
3 2 (8.00%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (24.00%) ISO 9001
1 6 (24.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 6 (24.00%) COSO
2 4 (16.00%) QA
3 2 (8.00%) PCI DSS
3 2 (8.00%) GPG13
3 2 (8.00%) COBIT
3 2 (8.00%) Basel II
3 2 (8.00%) IAS 39
System Software
1 2 (8.00%) Snort
1 2 (8.00%) Squid
Vendors
1 8 (32.00%) SAP
2 6 (24.00%) Oracle
3 4 (16.00%) Business Objects
3 4 (16.00%) Cisco
4 2 (8.00%) Misys
4 2 (8.00%) Temenos
4 2 (8.00%) Juniper
4 2 (8.00%) CheckPoint
4 2 (8.00%) Websense
4 2 (8.00%) Blue Coat
4 2 (8.00%) Sourcefire
4 2 (8.00%) Chordiant