The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Cheshire with a requirement for Sarbanes-Oxley skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited Sarbanes-Oxley over the 3 months to 26 June 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Sarbanes-Oxley (SOX, Sarbox)
North West / Cheshire
3 months to
26 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 109 87 126
Rank change year-on-year -22 +39  
Permanent jobs citing Sarbanes-Oxley 7 1 2
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Cheshire 0.48% 0.10% 0.12%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 4.55% 1.19% 0.95%
Number of salaries quoted 2 0 1
Median salary £50,000 - £55,000
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £52,500 £50,000
% change year-on-year -14.28% +5.00%  

Sarbanes-Oxley is in the quality assurance and compliance skills category. The next table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all permanent job vacancies advertised in Cheshire with a requirement for quality assurance and compliance skills.

Quality Assurance & Compliance Skills
Cheshire
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for quality assurance and compliance skills 154 84 210
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Cheshire 10.51% 8.81% 12.24%
Number of salaries quoted 92 76 173
Median salary £37,500 £36,500 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +2.73% -14.11%  
90% offered a salary of more than £26,425 £27,500 £29,750
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £65,000 £55,000
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year - +5.88%  

Sarbanes-Oxley
Job Vacancy Trend in Cheshire

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Cheshire citing Sarbanes-Oxley as a proportion of all permanent or contract IT jobs with a match in the Quality Assurance & Compliance category.

Job vacancy trend for Sarbanes-Oxley in Cheshire

Sarbanes-Oxley
Salary Trend in Cheshire

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

Salary trend for Sarbanes-Oxley in Cheshire

Sarbanes-Oxley
Salary Histogram in Cheshire

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Sarbanes-Oxley in Cheshire over the 3 months to 26 June 2017.

Salary histogram for Sarbanes-Oxley in Cheshire

Sarbanes-Oxley
Job Locations in Cheshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Sarbanes-Oxley within the Cheshire region over the 3 months to 26 June 2017. 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 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
Knutsford - 4 - -
Crewe - 3 £50,000 -
Sarbanes-Oxley
North West

For the 6 months to 26 June 2017, 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 across the Cheshire region with a requirement for Sarbanes-Oxley.

1 14 (87.50%) Finance
2 11 (68.75%) CISSP
3 10 (62.50%) Risk Management
4 8 (50.00%) CISA
5 7 (43.75%) Information Security
6 6 (37.50%) CISM
7 5 (31.25%) Unix
7 5 (31.25%) Stakeholder Management
7 5 (31.25%) CRISC
8 4 (25.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
8 4 (25.00%) PCI DSS
8 4 (25.00%) Risk Assessment
8 4 (25.00%) Microsoft PowerPoint
8 4 (25.00%) Data Security
8 4 (25.00%) Microsoft Office
9 3 (18.75%) ITIL
9 3 (18.75%) Service Management
9 3 (18.75%) Microsoft
9 3 (18.75%) Mainframe
9 3 (18.75%) Service Delivery
9 3 (18.75%) Change Management
9 3 (18.75%) Firewall
9 3 (18.75%) Legal
9 3 (18.75%) Advertising
9 3 (18.75%) Retail
9 3 (18.75%) Computer Science
9 3 (18.75%) Analytics
9 3 (18.75%) IT Audit
9 3 (18.75%) Internal Audit
9 3 (18.75%) Programme Delivery

Sarbanes-Oxley
Co-occurring IT Skills in Cheshire 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 1 (6.25%) SharePoint
Applications
1 4 (25.00%) Microsoft Office
1 4 (25.00%) Microsoft PowerPoint
2 1 (6.25%) Microsoft Excel
2 1 (6.25%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 2 (12.50%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 3 (18.75%) Firewall
2 1 (6.25%) Intrusion Detection
2 1 (6.25%) LAN
2 1 (6.25%) Network Security
2 1 (6.25%) VPN
2 1 (6.25%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (6.25%) GIS
1 1 (6.25%) Ingres
General
1 14 (87.50%) Finance
2 3 (18.75%) Advertising
2 3 (18.75%) Legal
2 3 (18.75%) Retail
3 2 (12.50%) Banking
3 2 (12.50%) Retail Banking
4 1 (6.25%) Investment Banking
4 1 (6.25%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 5 (31.25%) Risk Manager
2 2 (12.50%) Compliance Manager
2 2 (12.50%) Information Security Engineer
2 2 (12.50%) Security Engineer
2 2 (12.50%) Service Manager
2 2 (12.50%) Technology Risk Manager
3 1 (6.25%) Agile Project Manager
3 1 (6.25%) CISSP Manager
3 1 (6.25%) COBIT Manager
3 1 (6.25%) Compliance Analyst
3 1 (6.25%) Information Risk Manager
3 1 (6.25%) Lean Project Manager
3 1 (6.25%) Risk Officer
3 1 (6.25%) SDLC Manager
3 1 (6.25%) SDLC Project Manager
3 1 (6.25%) Security Analyst
3 1 (6.25%) Security Manager
3 1 (6.25%) Senior Information Security Engineer
3 1 (6.25%) Services Delivery Manager
3 1 (6.25%) SOX Project Manager
Miscellaneous
1 3 (18.75%) Computer Science
1 3 (18.75%) Mainframe
2 2 (12.50%) Management Information System
3 1 (6.25%) Smartphone
3 1 (6.25%) User Experience
3 1 (6.25%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 5 (31.25%) Unix
2 1 (6.25%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (62.50%) Risk Management
2 7 (43.75%) Information Security
3 5 (31.25%) Stakeholder Management
4 4 (25.00%) Data Security
4 4 (25.00%) Risk Assessment
5 3 (18.75%) Analytics
5 3 (18.75%) Change Management
5 3 (18.75%) Internal Audit
5 3 (18.75%) IT Audit
5 3 (18.75%) ITIL
5 3 (18.75%) Programme Delivery
5 3 (18.75%) Service Delivery
5 3 (18.75%) Service Management
6 2 (12.50%) Business Intelligence
6 2 (12.50%) Cybersecurity
6 2 (12.50%) IT Governance
6 2 (12.50%) Line Management
6 2 (12.50%) Mentoring
6 2 (12.50%) Stakeholder Engagement
6 2 (12.50%) Vulnerability Management
Programming Languages
1 2 (12.50%) SQL
2 1 (6.25%) Java
Qualifications
1 11 (68.75%) CISSP
2 8 (50.00%) CISA
3 6 (37.50%) CISM
4 5 (31.25%) CRISC
5 2 (12.50%) Degree
5 2 (12.50%) PMI Certification
5 2 (12.50%) PMP
6 1 (6.25%) CNA
6 1 (6.25%) CNE
6 1 (6.25%) CompTIA Security+
6 1 (6.25%) MCP
6 1 (6.25%) MCSE
6 1 (6.25%) Microsoft Certification
6 1 (6.25%) Novell Certification
6 1 (6.25%) Postgraduate
6 1 (6.25%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
6 1 (6.25%) Security+ Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (25.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 4 (25.00%) PCI DSS
2 2 (12.50%) COBIT
2 2 (12.50%) HIPAA
2 2 (12.50%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
3 1 (6.25%) BS25999
3 1 (6.25%) COSO
3 1 (6.25%) GDPR
3 1 (6.25%) PMO
3 1 (6.25%) SSAE 16
Vendors
1 3 (18.75%) Microsoft
2 2 (12.50%) Avaya
2 2 (12.50%) Cisco
2 2 (12.50%) Oracle
2 2 (12.50%) Riverbed
3 1 (6.25%) Citrix
3 1 (6.25%) SAP