Period
to 21 November 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in England 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 6 months to 21 November 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Sarbanes-Oxley (SOX, Sarbox)
UK > England
6 months to
21 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 831 699 730
Rank change year-on-year -132 +31 -5
Permanent jobs citing Sarbanes-Oxley 347 557 620
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in England 0.20% 0.31% 0.30%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 1.61% 2.41% 2.35%
Number of salaries quoted 245 427 402
England median annual salary £62,000 £55,000 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +12.73% +10.00% +4.17%
10th Percentile £33,750 £36,250 £34,250
90th Percentile £82,500 £76,250 £79,875
UK median annual salary £62,500 £55,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year +13.64% +10.00% +4.17%

Sarbanes-Oxley is in the Quality Assurance and Compliance category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all permanent job vacancies advertised in England with a requirement for quality assurance or compliance skills.

All Quality Assurance and Compliance Skills
England
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for quality assurance or compliance skills 21591 23153 26347
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in England 12.73% 12.99% 12.89%
Number of salaries quoted 16230 18444 21011
England median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - +5.26% +5.56%
10th Percentile £27,500 £27,500 £26,250
90th Percentile £78,750 £77,500 £75,000
UK median annual salary £50,000 £49,000 £46,000
% change year-on-year +2.04% +6.52% +2.22%

Sarbanes-Oxley
Job Vacancy Trend in England

Job postings citing Sarbanes-Oxley as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in England.

Job vacancy trend for Sarbanes-Oxley in England

Sarbanes-Oxley
Salary Trend in England

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

Salary trend for Sarbanes-Oxley in England

Sarbanes-Oxley
Salary Histogram in England

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Sarbanes-Oxley in England over the 6 months to 21 November 2017.

Salary histogram for Sarbanes-Oxley in England

Sarbanes-Oxley
Job Locations in England

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Sarbanes-Oxley within the England region over the 6 months to 21 November 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Past 6 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
London -43 202 £65,000 - 16
South East -14 63 £50,000 -9.09% 9
North of England +4 42 £52,500 - 6
North West +3 25 £53,750 +2.38% 3
Yorkshire +15 17 £45,000 +28.57% 2
Midlands -6 17 £42,500 -15.00% 5
West Midlands -11 14 £39,000 -29.09% 4
East of England -4 11 £57,500 +21.05%
South West -3 10 £65,000 -7.14% 2
East Midlands +24 3 £57,500 +35.29%
Sarbanes-Oxley
UK

For the 6 months to 21 November 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 England region with a requirement for Sarbanes-Oxley.

1 152 (43.80%) Finance
2 110 (31.70%) Risk Management
3 107 (30.84%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 106 (30.55%) Information Security
5 88 (25.36%) PCI DSS
6 67 (19.31%) CISSP
7 64 (18.44%) Degree
8 59 (17.00%) Windows
9 58 (16.71%) Banking
10 55 (15.85%) ITIL
10 55 (15.85%) SAP
11 53 (15.27%) Analytical Skills
12 48 (13.83%) IT Audit
12 48 (13.83%) Oracle
13 46 (13.26%) CISM
13 46 (13.26%) Firewall
14 45 (12.97%) Agile Software Development
15 41 (11.82%) Service Management
16 40 (11.53%) Internal Audit
17 38 (10.95%) Management Information System
17 38 (10.95%) ISO 9001
17 38 (10.95%) Microsoft
18 37 (10.66%) Microsoft Excel
19 36 (10.37%) Microsoft PowerPoint
20 34 (9.80%) Cybersecurity
20 34 (9.80%) Project Management
20 34 (9.80%) ERP
21 33 (9.51%) SQL
22 32 (9.22%) Linux
23 31 (8.93%) Unix

Sarbanes-Oxley
Co-occurring IT Skills in England 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 9 (2.59%) SharePoint
2 8 (2.31%) Tomcat
3 6 (1.73%) Apache
3 6 (1.73%) WebSphere
4 4 (1.15%) Apache Spark
5 2 (0.58%) CMS
5 2 (0.58%) IIS
5 2 (0.58%) MS Exchange
5 2 (0.58%) OpenStack
5 2 (0.58%) Oracle Workflow
Applications
1 37 (10.66%) Microsoft Excel
2 36 (10.37%) Microsoft PowerPoint
3 5 (1.44%) Microsoft Office
4 3 (0.86%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 22 (6.34%) SAP GRC
2 16 (4.61%) SAP ERP
3 10 (2.88%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
4 7 (2.02%) JDE EnterpriseOne
5 6 (1.73%) Oracle EBS
5 6 (1.73%) Oracle EBS R12
5 6 (1.73%) SAP CO
5 6 (1.73%) SAP FI
5 6 (1.73%) SAP FI/CO
6 5 (1.44%) SAP CRM
6 5 (1.44%) SAP MM
6 5 (1.44%) SAP PM
7 4 (1.15%) SAP Business One
8 3 (0.86%) SAP BPC
9 2 (0.58%) Oracle Applications
9 2 (0.58%) Oracle ASCP
10 1 (0.29%) Cognos Controller
10 1 (0.29%) Cognos TM1
10 1 (0.29%) SAP R/3
10 1 (0.29%) SAP SD
Cloud Services
1 8 (2.31%) Amazon AWS
2 6 (1.73%) Google Cloud Platform
2 6 (1.73%) Microsoft Azure
3 5 (1.44%) Office 365
3 5 (1.44%) SaaS
4 2 (0.58%) Cloud Computing
4 2 (0.58%) Force.com
4 2 (0.58%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 46 (13.26%) Firewall
2 25 (7.20%) Network Security
3 14 (4.03%) Internet
4 13 (3.75%) LAN
4 13 (3.75%) WAN
5 12 (3.46%) VPN
6 8 (2.31%) SAN
6 8 (2.31%) Wireless
7 7 (2.02%) DNS
8 6 (1.73%) TCP/IP
9 5 (1.44%) DHCP
9 5 (1.44%) SSL
9 5 (1.44%) VoIP
9 5 (1.44%) Wi-Fi
10 4 (1.15%) BGP
10 4 (1.15%) EIGRP
10 4 (1.15%) MPLS
10 4 (1.15%) OSPF
11 3 (0.86%) SMTP
11 3 (0.86%) Telnet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 20 (5.76%) Big Data
2 16 (4.61%) Hadoop
3 12 (3.46%) Oracle Database
3 12 (3.46%) SAP BW
4 11 (3.17%) SQL Server
5 4 (1.15%) BigQuery
5 4 (1.15%) Crystal Reports
5 4 (1.15%) MS Access
5 4 (1.15%) Relational Database
6 3 (0.86%) QlikView
7 2 (0.58%) MySQL
7 2 (0.58%) OpenTSDB
7 2 (0.58%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 1 (0.29%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 4 (1.15%) Git (software)
1 4 (1.15%) Oracle Forms
1 4 (1.15%) Team Foundation Server
2 2 (0.58%) Burp Suite
2 2 (0.58%) Jenkins
2 2 (0.58%) Liquibase
2 2 (0.58%) Metasploit
2 2 (0.58%) MSTest
2 2 (0.58%) Subversion
2 2 (0.58%) Visual Studio Team System
3 1 (0.29%) JIRA
General
1 152 (43.80%) Finance
2 58 (16.71%) Banking
3 30 (8.65%) Investment Banking
3 30 (8.65%) Retail
4 29 (8.36%) Manufacturing
5 28 (8.07%) Retail Banking
6 27 (7.78%) Legal
7 18 (5.19%) German Language
8 13 (3.75%) Telecoms
9 9 (2.59%) Electronics
9 9 (2.59%) Marketing
10 7 (2.02%) Advertising
11 6 (1.73%) Law
12 4 (1.15%) Financial Institution
12 4 (1.15%) General Ledger
13 3 (0.86%) Games
14 2 (0.58%) International Banking
14 2 (0.58%) Spanish Language
15 1 (0.29%) Local Government
15 1 (0.29%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 105 (30.26%) Analyst
2 37 (10.66%) Consultant
2 37 (10.66%) Security Manager
3 28 (8.07%) IT Manager
4 22 (6.34%) Risk Analyst
4 22 (6.34%) Security Analyst
5 21 (6.05%) IT Analyst
6 20 (5.76%) Information Security Manager
6 20 (5.76%) SAP Consultant
7 18 (5.19%) Auditor
7 18 (5.19%) Business Analyst
7 18 (5.19%) IT Auditor
7 18 (5.19%) SAP GRC Consultant
8 17 (4.90%) Architect
8 17 (4.90%) Information Manager
9 16 (4.61%) Compliance Analyst
10 15 (4.32%) Security Consultant
10 15 (4.32%) Security Engineer
10 15 (4.32%) Senior Auditor
10 15 (4.32%) Senior IT Auditor
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 14 (4.03%) .NET
2 8 (2.31%) AngularJS
2 8 (2.31%) HTML
2 8 (2.31%) HTML5
3 6 (1.73%) WebSphere MQ
4 3 (0.86%) SOAP
4 3 (0.86%) Web Services
5 2 (0.58%) .NET Framework
5 2 (0.58%) 802.1X
5 2 (0.58%) EDI
5 2 (0.58%) Entity Framework
5 2 (0.58%) LAMP
5 2 (0.58%) WPF
6 1 (0.29%) OAuth
6 1 (0.29%) OpenID
6 1 (0.29%) SAML
Miscellaneous
1 53 (15.27%) Analytical Skills
2 38 (10.95%) Management Information System
3 15 (4.32%) Computer Science
4 10 (2.88%) Data Centre
5 8 (2.31%) FMCG
5 8 (2.31%) Mainframe
6 7 (2.02%) CESG
7 6 (1.73%) DataPower
8 5 (1.44%) Cyber Attack
9 4 (1.15%) Client/Server
9 4 (1.15%) Data Protection Act
9 4 (1.15%) Driving Licence
9 4 (1.15%) Greenfield Project
9 4 (1.15%) Security Operations Centre
10 3 (0.86%) AS400
10 3 (0.86%) Enterprise Software
10 3 (0.86%) Mobile App
11 2 (0.58%) Fintech
11 2 (0.58%) Hybrid Cloud
11 2 (0.58%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 59 (17.00%) Windows
2 32 (9.22%) Linux
3 31 (8.93%) Unix
4 17 (4.90%) Windows Server
5 4 (1.15%) CentOS
6 2 (0.58%) Debian
6 2 (0.58%) Kali Linux
6 2 (0.58%) Mac OS X
6 2 (0.58%) Ubuntu
7 1 (0.29%) Windows 7
7 1 (0.29%) Windows Server 2008
7 1 (0.29%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 110 (31.70%) Risk Management
2 106 (30.55%) Information Security
3 55 (15.85%) ITIL
4 48 (13.83%) IT Audit
5 45 (12.97%) Agile Software Development
6 41 (11.82%) Service Management
7 40 (11.53%) Internal Audit
8 34 (9.80%) Cybersecurity
8 34 (9.80%) ERP
8 34 (9.80%) Project Management
9 29 (8.36%) Asset Management
9 29 (8.36%) SIEM
9 29 (8.36%) Validation
10 28 (8.07%) Data Analysis
10 28 (8.07%) Risk Analysis
10 28 (8.07%) Wealth Management
11 26 (7.49%) Business Continuity
12 24 (6.92%) Risk Assessment
13 23 (6.63%) Disaster Recovery
13 23 (6.63%) Incident Management
Programming Languages
1 33 (9.51%) SQL
2 20 (5.76%) Java
3 18 (5.19%) PL/SQL
4 14 (4.03%) C
5 12 (3.46%) C#
6 7 (2.02%) Python
7 6 (1.73%) Shell Script
8 5 (1.44%) Perl
9 4 (1.15%) PowerShell
9 4 (1.15%) VB
10 3 (0.86%) C++
10 3 (0.86%) Objective-C
11 2 (0.58%) Go
11 2 (0.58%) PHP
11 2 (0.58%) Ruby
11 2 (0.58%) VBA
Qualifications
1 67 (19.31%) CISSP
2 64 (18.44%) Degree
3 46 (13.26%) CISM
4 30 (8.65%) CISA
5 16 (4.61%) ISEB
5 16 (4.61%) MBA
6 12 (3.46%) CRISC
7 10 (2.88%) Cisco Certification
8 9 (2.59%) Microsoft Certification
8 9 (2.59%) PCI QSA
9 8 (2.31%) CEH
10 7 (2.02%) CCNA
10 7 (2.02%) MCSE
11 6 (1.73%) ITIL Certification
11 6 (1.73%) Master's Degree
11 6 (1.73%) SANS
12 5 (1.44%) Computer Science Degree
13 4 (1.15%) CLAS
13 4 (1.15%) GIAC
14 3 (0.86%) CCSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 107 (30.84%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 88 (25.36%) PCI DSS
3 38 (10.95%) ISO 9001
4 27 (7.78%) GDPR
5 23 (6.63%) COBIT
6 17 (4.90%) Solvency II
7 12 (3.46%) SLA
8 10 (2.88%) COSO
8 10 (2.88%) HIPAA
8 10 (2.88%) ISO/IEC 20000
9 8 (2.31%) Cyber Essentials
9 8 (2.31%) SSAE 16
10 7 (2.02%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
11 6 (1.73%) GxP
11 6 (1.73%) ISO 14001
12 4 (1.15%) BS25999
12 4 (1.15%) BS7799
13 3 (0.86%) ISO 22301
13 3 (0.86%) QA
14 2 (0.58%) SAS 70
System Software
1 14 (4.03%) Active Directory
2 5 (1.44%) VMware Infrastructure
3 4 (1.15%) vSphere
4 3 (0.86%) Hyper-V
5 2 (0.58%) Docker
5 2 (0.58%) Firmware
5 2 (0.58%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 6 (1.73%) Puppet
2 4 (1.15%) Host Intrusion Detection System
2 4 (1.15%) SCCM
3 2 (0.58%) Ansible
3 2 (0.58%) Icinga
3 2 (0.58%) Nagios
3 2 (0.58%) Opscode Chef
3 2 (0.58%) Prometheus
3 2 (0.58%) Terraform
4 1 (0.29%) CA Single Sign-On
4 1 (0.29%) McAfee ePO
4 1 (0.29%) Nessus
4 1 (0.29%) Oracle Identity Manager
4 1 (0.29%) RSA Archer
Vendors
1 55 (15.85%) SAP
2 48 (13.83%) Oracle
3 38 (10.95%) Microsoft
4 30 (8.65%) Tableau
5 20 (5.76%) Cisco
6 15 (4.32%) VMware
7 13 (3.75%) Cognos
8 12 (3.46%) Cloudera
8 12 (3.46%) Informatica
9 10 (2.88%) Citrix
10 8 (2.31%) CA
10 8 (2.31%) Google
11 7 (2.02%) JD Edwards
11 7 (2.02%) Sun
12 6 (1.73%) IBM
12 6 (1.73%) Sybase
13 5 (1.44%) McAfee
14 4 (1.15%) Hyperion
14 4 (1.15%) Sage
14 4 (1.15%) Symantec