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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 24 May 2022 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Sarbanes-Oxley (SOX, Sarbox)
UK > England
6 months to
24 May 2022
Same period 2021 Same period 2020
Rank 890 730 640
Rank change year-on-year -160 -90 +141
Permanent jobs citing Sarbanes-Oxley 253 129 251
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in England 0.18% 0.16% 0.29%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 1.10% 1.22% 2.25%
Number of salaries quoted 167 75 208
10th Percentile £32,500 £37,050 £38,475
25th Percentile £48,750 £47,500 £46,250
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £60,000 £63,500 £55,000
Median % change year-on-year -5.51% +15.45% -
75th Percentile £77,500 £68,750 £67,500
90th Percentile £92,500 £82,750 £76,125
UK median annual salary £60,000 £63,500 £55,000
% change year-on-year -5.51% +15.45% -4.35%

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 22,955 10,593 11,160
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in England 16.66% 12.99% 13.04%
Number of salaries quoted 11,875 7,459 8,673
10th Percentile £31,250 £31,250 £30,000
25th Percentile £41,250 £41,250 £40,000
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £55,000 £55,000 £55,000
Median % change year-on-year - - +10.00%
75th Percentile £73,750 £71,218 £71,250
90th Percentile £90,000 £85,000 £85,000
UK median annual salary £55,000 £52,500 £52,500
% change year-on-year +4.76% - +5.00%

Sarbanes-Oxley
Job Vacancy Trend in England

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

Job vacancy trend for Sarbanes-Oxley in England

Sarbanes-Oxley
Salary Trend in England

3-month moving average salary quoted in jobs citing Sarbanes-Oxley in England.

Salary trend for Sarbanes-Oxley in England

Sarbanes-Oxley
Salary Histogram in England

Salary distribution for jobs citing Sarbanes-Oxley in England over the 6 months to 24 May 2022.

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 24 May 2022. 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
Jobs
London -185 135 £65,000 -3.70% 12
East of England -67 33 £77,500 +101.30% 2
South East -82 28 £50,000 -4.76% 2
Midlands -68 24 £35,000 -46.15% 1
North of England -68 22 £61,250 +20.10% 2
West Midlands -63 18 £35,000 -46.15% 1
North West -60 17 £38,750 -22.11% 1
East Midlands -22 6 £31,000 +12.73%
Yorkshire -42 5 £65,725 +16.84% 1
South West -30 2 £62,750 +71.92% 2
Sarbanes-Oxley
UK

For the 6 months to 24 May 2022, IT jobs citing Sarbanes-Oxley also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all permanent job ads across the England region with a requirement for Sarbanes-Oxley.

1 93 (36.76%) Finance
2 83 (32.81%) Social Skills
3 67 (26.48%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 59 (23.32%) Internal Audit
5 58 (22.92%) CISSP
5 58 (22.92%) CISA
6 54 (21.34%) Firewall
6 54 (21.34%) Information Security
7 51 (20.16%) COBIT
7 51 (20.16%) Analytical Skills
8 49 (19.37%) Microsoft
9 48 (18.97%) Risk Management
10 45 (17.79%) Legal
10 45 (17.79%) ITIL
11 41 (16.21%) Agile
12 40 (15.81%) Windows
13 39 (15.42%) CISM
14 37 (14.62%) Cisco
14 37 (14.62%) Management Information System
14 37 (14.62%) GDPR
14 37 (14.62%) NIST
15 36 (14.23%) Internet
16 35 (13.83%) WAN
16 35 (13.83%) AWS
17 34 (13.44%) LAN
17 34 (13.44%) Change Management
18 33 (13.04%) Degree
18 33 (13.04%) Influencing Skills
18 33 (13.04%) IT Audit
19 32 (12.65%) Active Directory

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 13 (5.14%) SharePoint
2 1 (0.40%) IIS
2 1 (0.40%) JBoss
2 1 (0.40%) SAS
2 1 (0.40%) Tomcat
2 1 (0.40%) WebLogic
2 1 (0.40%) WebSphere
Applications
1 19 (7.51%) Microsoft Excel
2 18 (7.11%) Microsoft Office
3 6 (2.37%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 5 (1.98%) MS Visio
5 1 (0.40%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 3 (1.19%) assyst
2 2 (0.79%) SAP CO
2 2 (0.79%) SAP FI
2 2 (0.79%) SAP FI/CO
3 1 (0.40%) Dynamics NAV
3 1 (0.40%) JDE EnterpriseOne
3 1 (0.40%) Oracle Assets
3 1 (0.40%) Oracle EBS
3 1 (0.40%) Oracle ERP
3 1 (0.40%) Oracle General Ledger
3 1 (0.40%) Oracle Payables
3 1 (0.40%) Oracle Receivables
3 1 (0.40%) SAP APO
3 1 (0.40%) SAP GRC
3 1 (0.40%) SAP LE
3 1 (0.40%) SAP Payroll
3 1 (0.40%) SAP S/4HANA
3 1 (0.40%) SAP SD
Cloud Services
1 35 (13.83%) AWS
2 26 (10.28%) Azure
3 9 (3.56%) Microsoft 365
3 9 (3.56%) Power Platform
4 6 (2.37%) GCP
4 6 (2.37%) SaaS
5 4 (1.58%) AWS CloudFormation
5 4 (1.58%) Azure Logic Apps
5 4 (1.58%) Dynamics 365
6 3 (1.19%) Azure Active Directory
6 3 (1.19%) Azure Monitor
6 3 (1.19%) IaaS
6 3 (1.19%) Mimecast
6 3 (1.19%) Power Automate
6 3 (1.19%) Serverless
6 3 (1.19%) Snowflake
7 1 (0.40%) Datadog
7 1 (0.40%) OneDrive
7 1 (0.40%) PaaS
7 1 (0.40%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 54 (21.34%) Firewall
2 36 (14.23%) Internet
3 35 (13.83%) WAN
4 34 (13.44%) LAN
5 25 (9.88%) Wireless
6 23 (9.09%) DHCP
6 23 (9.09%) DNS
6 23 (9.09%) Wi-Fi
7 22 (8.70%) MPLS
7 22 (8.70%) VoIP
8 10 (3.95%) VPN
9 8 (3.16%) SD-WAN
9 8 (3.16%) TCP/IP
10 7 (2.77%) Network Security
11 5 (1.98%) Cisco ISE
11 5 (1.98%) WLAN
12 4 (1.58%) HTTP
12 4 (1.58%) Intrusion Detection
12 4 (1.58%) Remote Desktop
12 4 (1.58%) Software-Defined Networking
Database & Business Intelligence
1 16 (6.32%) SQL Server
2 9 (3.56%) Power BI
3 8 (3.16%) Tableau
4 7 (2.77%) Data Warehouse
5 5 (1.98%) Relational Database
6 3 (1.19%) Big Data
6 3 (1.19%) SAP BW
6 3 (1.19%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 2 (0.79%) Data Mining
7 2 (0.79%) RDBMS
8 1 (0.40%) Amazon RDS
8 1 (0.40%) BusinessObjects
8 1 (0.40%) Oracle Database
8 1 (0.40%) Oracle Database 12c
Development Applications
1 7 (2.77%) ERwin
2 1 (0.40%) Jenkins
2 1 (0.40%) WaveMaker
General
1 93 (36.76%) Finance
2 83 (32.81%) Social Skills
3 51 (20.16%) Analytical Skills
4 45 (17.79%) Legal
5 33 (13.04%) Influencing Skills
6 19 (7.51%) Inclusion and Diversity
6 19 (7.51%) Presentation Skills
7 18 (7.11%) Banking
8 16 (6.32%) Pharmaceutical
8 16 (6.32%) Public Sector
9 14 (5.53%) Telecoms
10 6 (2.37%) Organisational Skills
10 6 (2.37%) Retail
11 5 (1.98%) Manufacturing
12 4 (1.58%) Billing
13 3 (1.19%) Games
14 2 (0.79%) Law
14 2 (0.79%) Marketing
15 1 (0.40%) Advertising
15 1 (0.40%) Japanese Language
Job Titles
1 53 (20.95%) Analyst
2 30 (11.86%) Auditor
2 30 (11.86%) IT Auditor
3 25 (9.88%) Architect
4 24 (9.49%) Senior Auditor
4 24 (9.49%) Senior IT Auditor
5 21 (8.30%) IT Manager
5 21 (8.30%) Network Manager
6 17 (6.72%) IT Services Manager
7 16 (6.32%) Telephony Manager
8 13 (5.14%) Security Architect
9 12 (4.74%) Data Architect
9 12 (4.74%) Information Architect
10 11 (4.35%) IT Analyst
11 10 (3.95%) IT Technician
12 9 (3.56%) Security Analyst
12 9 (3.56%) Senior Analyst
13 8 (3.16%) IT Director
13 8 (3.16%) Security Engineer
14 7 (2.77%) Information Security Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (1.58%) EDI
2 3 (1.19%) COM
3 2 (0.79%) EDIFACT
3 2 (0.79%) HTML
3 2 (0.79%) JSP
3 2 (0.79%) Oracle Fusion
3 2 (0.79%) SOAP
3 2 (0.79%) XML
3 2 (0.79%) XSLT
4 1 (0.40%) MCollective
4 1 (0.40%) Middleware
4 1 (0.40%) OAuth
4 1 (0.40%) SAML
4 1 (0.40%) Sensu
Miscellaneous
1 37 (14.62%) Management Information System
2 16 (6.32%) Public Cloud
3 14 (5.53%) Driving Licence
4 11 (4.35%) Data Centre
4 11 (4.35%) Self-Motivation
5 7 (2.77%) Hybrid Cloud
5 7 (2.77%) TM Forum
6 6 (2.37%) CSOC
6 6 (2.37%) Social Media
7 5 (1.98%) FMCG
7 5 (1.98%) PKI
8 3 (1.19%) Cyberthreat
8 3 (1.19%) iSeries
8 3 (1.19%) Linux Command Line
9 2 (0.79%) AS400
9 2 (0.79%) Mainframe
9 2 (0.79%) Robotics
10 1 (0.40%) Derivative
10 1 (0.40%) Digital Media
10 1 (0.40%) Taxonomies
Operating Systems
1 40 (15.81%) Windows
2 17 (6.72%) Windows 10
3 15 (5.93%) Linux
4 14 (5.53%) Windows Server 2008
4 14 (5.53%) Windows XP
5 9 (3.56%) Windows Server
6 5 (1.98%) Unix
6 5 (1.98%) Windows Server 2012
6 5 (1.98%) Windows Server 2019
7 4 (1.58%) AIX
7 4 (1.58%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 3 (1.19%) CentOS
9 2 (0.79%) Mac OS X
9 2 (0.79%) zOS
10 1 (0.40%) Apple iOS
10 1 (0.40%) Solaris
10 1 (0.40%) Windows 7
10 1 (0.40%) Windows Server 2016
Processes & Methodologies
1 59 (23.32%) Internal Audit
2 54 (21.34%) Information Security
3 48 (18.97%) Risk Management
4 45 (17.79%) ITIL
5 41 (16.21%) Agile
6 34 (13.44%) Change Management
7 33 (13.04%) IT Audit
8 31 (12.25%) Cybersecurity
9 29 (11.46%) Problem-Solving
10 27 (10.67%) Matrix Organization
10 27 (10.67%) Project Management
11 26 (10.28%) Risk Analysis
11 26 (10.28%) SIEM
12 24 (9.49%) People Management
13 23 (9.09%) ERP
13 23 (9.09%) Project Delivery
13 23 (9.09%) Security Architecture
14 22 (8.70%) Data Privacy
15 21 (8.30%) Analytics
16 20 (7.91%) Network Management
Programming Languages
1 20 (7.91%) SQL
2 11 (4.35%) Python
3 7 (2.77%) Bash
4 6 (2.37%) PowerShell
5 4 (1.58%) C
6 3 (1.19%) Java
6 3 (1.19%) VB
7 2 (0.79%) JavaScript
7 2 (0.79%) Jython
7 2 (0.79%) Perl
8 1 (0.40%) VBA
Qualifications
1 58 (22.92%) CISA
1 58 (22.92%) CISSP
2 39 (15.42%) CISM
3 33 (13.04%) Degree
4 26 (10.28%) Cisco Certification
5 25 (9.88%) CCNP
6 21 (8.30%) CCNA
7 16 (6.32%) ACCA
7 16 (6.32%) CIMA
7 16 (6.32%) MBA
8 13 (5.14%) Computer Science Degree
9 8 (3.16%) CompTIA Security+
9 8 (3.16%) Security Cleared
10 7 (2.77%) CCDP
10 7 (2.77%) ITIL Certification
11 6 (2.37%) CRISC
11 6 (2.37%) Master's Degree
12 5 (1.98%) MCSE
12 5 (1.98%) Microsoft Certification
13 4 (1.58%) CEH
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 67 (26.48%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 51 (20.16%) COBIT
3 37 (14.62%) GDPR
3 37 (14.62%) NIST
4 31 (12.25%) ITGC
5 25 (9.88%) PCI DSS
6 24 (9.49%) COSO
6 24 (9.49%) SOC 2
7 23 (9.09%) SOC 1
8 15 (5.93%) Data Quality
9 11 (4.35%) HIPAA
10 8 (3.16%) GRC
11 7 (2.77%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
12 6 (2.37%) SLA
13 5 (1.98%) Cyber Essentials
13 5 (1.98%) QA
14 4 (1.58%) GAMP
15 2 (0.79%) ISAE 3402
15 2 (0.79%) MiFID
15 2 (0.79%) SSAE 16
System Software
1 32 (12.65%) Active Directory
2 21 (8.30%) Virtual Desktop
3 17 (6.72%) Hyper-V
4 16 (6.32%) VMware Infrastructure
5 2 (0.79%) Microsoft Virtual Server
5 2 (0.79%) Virtual Servers
6 1 (0.40%) Oracle RAC
6 1 (0.40%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 21 (8.30%) Cisco CUCM
2 8 (3.16%) SCCM
3 5 (1.98%) Observium
4 4 (1.58%) Ansible
4 4 (1.58%) Terraform
5 3 (1.19%) Single Sign-On
6 2 (0.79%) AirWatch
6 2 (0.79%) EnCase
6 2 (0.79%) HP ALM
6 2 (0.79%) RSA Archer
7 1 (0.40%) Automic
7 1 (0.40%) CASB
7 1 (0.40%) Data Guard
7 1 (0.40%) Grafana
7 1 (0.40%) Nagios
7 1 (0.40%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
7 1 (0.40%) Oracle RMAN
7 1 (0.40%) Puppet
7 1 (0.40%) SCOM
Vendors
1 49 (19.37%) Microsoft
2 37 (14.62%) Cisco
3 28 (11.07%) Citrix
4 26 (10.28%) Palo Alto
5 21 (8.30%) VMware
6 14 (5.53%) SAP
6 14 (5.53%) Veeam
6 14 (5.53%) Workday
7 10 (3.95%) F5
7 10 (3.95%) JD Edwards
8 9 (3.56%) Acronis
8 9 (3.56%) ServiceNow
9 8 (3.16%) MAPICS
9 8 (3.16%) Sparx
10 7 (2.77%) CheckPoint
10 7 (2.77%) SolarWinds
11 5 (1.98%) HP
11 5 (1.98%) Infoblox
12 4 (1.58%) Oracle
12 4 (1.58%) Proofpoint