The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in the City of London 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 29 March 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Sarbanes-Oxley (SOX, Sarbox)
London / City of London
3 months to
29 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 199 254 277
Rank change year-on-year +55 +23  
Permanent jobs citing Sarbanes-Oxley 24 14 42
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the City of London 0.47% 0.19% 0.40%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 3.49% 1.38% 3.16%
Number of salaries quoted 23 10 22
Median salary £85,000 £51,500 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +65.04% +3.00%  
90% offered a salary of more than £60,500 £45,000 £42,500
10% offered a salary of more than £90,000 £60,250 £78,000
UK excluding London median salary £50,000 £50,000 £47,500
% change year-on-year - +5.26%  

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 the City of London with a requirement for quality assurance and compliance skills.

Quality Assurance & Compliance Skills
City of London
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for quality assurance and compliance skills 688 1012 1329
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the City of London 13.37% 14.09% 12.79%
Number of salaries quoted 637 842 1119
Median salary £59,500 £57,500 £53,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +3.47% +7.47%  
90% offered a salary of more than £37,500 £40,000 £33,500
10% offered a salary of more than £82,500 £82,500 £85,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £44,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year -4.49% +4.70%  

Sarbanes-Oxley
Job Vacancy Trend in the City of London

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in the City of London 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 the City of London

Sarbanes-Oxley
Salary Trend in the City of London

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

Salary trend for Sarbanes-Oxley in the City of London

Sarbanes-Oxley
Salary Histogram in the City of London

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Sarbanes-Oxley in the City of London over the 3 months to 29 March 2017.

Salary histogram for Sarbanes-Oxley in the City of London

For the 6 months to 29 March 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 City of London region with a requirement for Sarbanes-Oxley.

1 20 (40.82%) Finance
2 18 (36.73%) SQL
3 13 (26.53%) ITIL
4 12 (24.49%) SIEM
5 11 (22.45%) Cybersecurity
5 11 (22.45%) Cyber Essentials
5 11 (22.45%) CISSP
5 11 (22.45%) CISA
5 11 (22.45%) CISM
5 11 (22.45%) Migration
5 11 (22.45%) Firewall
5 11 (22.45%) Data Protection Act
5 11 (22.45%) Data Protection
6 10 (20.41%) PCI DSS
6 10 (20.41%) Revenue Management
6 10 (20.41%) Billing
6 10 (20.41%) Hyperion
6 10 (20.41%) Oracle
6 10 (20.41%) PeopleSoft
6 10 (20.41%) Oracle Payables
7 9 (18.37%) .NET
7 9 (18.37%) C#
7 9 (18.37%) ISO/IEC 27001
8 8 (16.33%) Degree
8 8 (16.33%) JSON
8 8 (16.33%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 8 (16.33%) Agile Software Development
8 8 (16.33%) Test Automation
8 8 (16.33%) Hadoop
8 8 (16.33%) Rapid Prototyping

Sarbanes-Oxley
Co-occurring IT Skills in the City of London 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 8 (16.33%) Apache Spark
2 1 (2.04%) WebSphere
Applications
1 3 (6.12%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 10 (20.41%) Oracle Payables
2 1 (2.04%) SAP GRC
2 1 (2.04%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 8 (16.33%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 11 (22.45%) Firewall
2 8 (16.33%) TCP/IP
3 7 (14.29%) BGP
3 7 (14.29%) Cisco ASA
3 7 (14.29%) Cisco Wireless
3 7 (14.29%) DHCP
3 7 (14.29%) DNS
3 7 (14.29%) MPLS
3 7 (14.29%) OSPF
3 7 (14.29%) VPN
3 7 (14.29%) Wireless
4 5 (10.20%) Wi-Fi
5 1 (2.04%) DMZ
5 1 (2.04%) LAN
5 1 (2.04%) SSL
5 1 (2.04%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (16.33%) Apache Hive
1 8 (16.33%) Big Data
1 8 (16.33%) Hadoop
1 8 (16.33%) NoSQL
1 8 (16.33%) Relational Database
1 8 (16.33%) SQL Server
1 8 (16.33%) SQL Server Integration Services
General
1 20 (40.82%) Finance
2 10 (20.41%) Billing
3 7 (14.29%) Banking
3 7 (14.29%) Publishing
4 2 (4.08%) Telecoms
5 1 (2.04%) Advertising
5 1 (2.04%) Electronics
5 1 (2.04%) Manufacturing
5 1 (2.04%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 19 (38.78%) Analyst
2 11 (22.45%) CISSP Manager
2 11 (22.45%) Cybersecurity Manager
2 11 (22.45%) Security Manager
3 10 (20.41%) PeopleSoft Analyst
3 10 (20.41%) Systems Analyst
4 7 (14.29%) Audit Analyst
4 7 (14.29%) Governance Analyst
4 7 (14.29%) IT Analyst
4 7 (14.29%) IT Governance Analyst
4 7 (14.29%) IT Risk Analyst
4 7 (14.29%) Risk Analyst
5 6 (12.24%) Network Engineer
6 5 (10.20%) Cisco Engineer
6 5 (10.20%) Cisco Network Engineer
6 5 (10.20%) Developer
6 5 (10.20%) IP Network Engineer
6 5 (10.20%) JavaScript Developer
6 5 (10.20%) Python Developer
6 5 (10.20%) Voice Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (18.37%) .NET
2 8 (16.33%) Flask
2 8 (16.33%) Grails
2 8 (16.33%) JSON
2 8 (16.33%) Kafka
2 8 (16.33%) Node.js
2 8 (16.33%) REST
2 8 (16.33%) SOAP
2 8 (16.33%) XML
3 4 (8.16%) .NET Framework
4 1 (2.04%) IBM Integration Bus
4 1 (2.04%) J2EE
4 1 (2.04%) JMS
4 1 (2.04%) Middleware
4 1 (2.04%) Web Services
4 1 (2.04%) WebSphere MQ
Miscellaneous
1 11 (22.45%) Data Protection Act
2 8 (16.33%) Analytical Skills
2 8 (16.33%) Computer Science
3 5 (10.20%) Data Centre
4 3 (6.12%) Management Information System
5 1 (2.04%) Clustering
5 1 (2.04%) Linux Command Line
5 1 (2.04%) N-Tier
Operating Systems
1 1 (2.04%) Linux
1 1 (2.04%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
1 1 (2.04%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (26.53%) ITIL
2 12 (24.49%) SIEM
3 11 (22.45%) Cybersecurity
3 11 (22.45%) Data Protection
3 11 (22.45%) Migration
4 10 (20.41%) Revenue Management
5 8 (16.33%) Agile Software Development
5 8 (16.33%) API Integration
5 8 (16.33%) Data Integration
5 8 (16.33%) DevOps
5 8 (16.33%) ETL
5 8 (16.33%) Open Source
5 8 (16.33%) Project Management
5 8 (16.33%) Rapid Prototyping
5 8 (16.33%) Regression Testing
5 8 (16.33%) Test Automation
6 7 (14.29%) Business Continuity
6 7 (14.29%) IT Audit
6 7 (14.29%) Process Improvement
6 7 (14.29%) Service Delivery
Programming Languages
1 18 (36.73%) SQL
2 9 (18.37%) C#
3 8 (16.33%) JavaScript
3 8 (16.33%) Python
4 1 (2.04%) Jython
Qualifications
1 11 (22.45%) CISA
1 11 (22.45%) CISM
1 11 (22.45%) CISSP
2 8 (16.33%) Degree
3 7 (14.29%) CCNP
3 7 (14.29%) CGEIT
3 7 (14.29%) Cisco Certification
3 7 (14.29%) CRISC
3 7 (14.29%) ISACA
3 7 (14.29%) ITIL Certification
4 6 (12.24%) CCNA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (22.45%) Cyber Essentials
2 10 (20.41%) PCI DSS
3 9 (18.37%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 7 (14.29%) COBIT
5 1 (2.04%) ISO27005
5 1 (2.04%) QA
5 1 (2.04%) SLA
Vendors
1 10 (20.41%) Hyperion
1 10 (20.41%) Oracle
1 10 (20.41%) PeopleSoft
2 8 (16.33%) Apigee
3 7 (14.29%) Cisco
3 7 (14.29%) Palo Alto
4 4 (8.16%) Microsoft
5 2 (4.08%) SAP
6 1 (2.04%) ArcSight
6 1 (2.04%) CyberArk
6 1 (2.04%) Forcepoint
6 1 (2.04%) IBM
6 1 (2.04%) Imperva
6 1 (2.04%) Red Hat
6 1 (2.04%) Sourcefire
6 1 (2.04%) Symantec
6 1 (2.04%) Tufin