Period
to 19 June 2021

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 19 June 2021 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Sarbanes-Oxley (SOX, Sarbox)
UK > England
6 months to
19 Jun 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 780 613 741
Rank change year-on-year -167 +128 +86
Permanent jobs citing Sarbanes-Oxley 127 220 339
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in England 0.14% 0.29% 0.25%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 1.06% 2.25% 1.75%
Number of salaries quoted 76 177 265
10th Percentile £37,125 £38,475 £32,500
25th Percentile £47,188 £45,250 £42,500
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £65,000 £55,000 £60,000
Median % change year-on-year +18.18% -8.33% +3.45%
75th Percentile £68,750 £65,000 £73,750
90th Percentile £84,375 £70,000 £85,000
UK median annual salary £65,000 £55,000 £61,000
% change year-on-year +18.18% -9.84% +1.67%

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 11,973 9,782 19,416
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in England 13.11% 12.97% 14.60%
Number of salaries quoted 7,970 7,625 14,328
10th Percentile £31,250 £30,500 £28,250
25th Percentile £41,250 £40,000 £37,500
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £55,000 £55,000 £50,000
Median % change year-on-year - +10.00% -
75th Percentile £71,250 £71,250 £67,500
90th Percentile £86,250 £85,000 £83,750
UK median annual salary £53,000 £52,500 £50,000
% change year-on-year +0.95% +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 19 June 2021.

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 19 June 2021. 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 -66 62 £65,000 +23.81% 12
Midlands -66 26 £65,000 +18.18% 6
West Midlands -46 25 £65,000 +18.18% 5
East of England +16 18 £38,500 - 2
South East -71 14 £53,000 -3.64% 5
North of England -66 5 £52,000 -13.33% 1
North West -22 4 £49,750 -20.40%
East Midlands -37 1 £27,500 -52.17% 1
Yorkshire -42 1 £60,000 -7.69% 1
South West - 1 £36,500 - 1
Sarbanes-Oxley
UK

For the 6 months to 19 June 2021, 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 47 (37.01%) Information Security
2 44 (34.65%) Social Skills
3 37 (29.13%) Windows
4 35 (27.56%) GDPR
5 33 (25.98%) Problem-Solving
6 32 (25.20%) ISO/IEC 27001
7 26 (20.47%) Finance
8 24 (18.90%) NIST
8 24 (18.90%) Continuous Improvement
9 21 (16.54%) SaaS
9 21 (16.54%) Project Management
10 20 (15.75%) Risk Management
11 19 (14.96%) Management Information System
11 19 (14.96%) PCI DSS
11 19 (14.96%) Agile Software Development
12 18 (14.17%) CISSP
12 18 (14.17%) Cybersecurity
13 17 (13.39%) AWS
13 17 (13.39%) Splunk
13 17 (13.39%) Linux
13 17 (13.39%) ERP
14 16 (12.60%) ITIL
14 16 (12.60%) Active Directory
14 16 (12.60%) Identity Access Management
14 16 (12.60%) ITGC
15 15 (11.81%) Analytical Skills
15 15 (11.81%) Microsoft
15 15 (11.81%) Firewall
15 15 (11.81%) Degree
16 14 (11.02%) PowerShell

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 2 (1.57%) SharePoint
Applications
1 12 (9.45%) Microsoft Excel
2 9 (7.09%) Microsoft PowerPoint
3 1 (0.79%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 9 (7.09%) NetSuite
2 4 (3.15%) Dynamics NAV
3 2 (1.57%) Cloudability
3 2 (1.57%) Oracle EBS
4 1 (0.79%) JDE World
4 1 (0.79%) Oracle ERP
4 1 (0.79%) SAP ERP
4 1 (0.79%) SAP HCM
4 1 (0.79%) SAP HR
4 1 (0.79%) SAP SD
Cloud Services
1 21 (16.54%) SaaS
2 17 (13.39%) AWS
3 14 (11.02%) Azure
4 11 (8.66%) Cloud Computing
5 10 (7.87%) Amazon EC2
5 10 (7.87%) Amazon S3
5 10 (7.87%) AWS Lambda
5 10 (7.87%) OpenShift
5 10 (7.87%) Serverless
6 8 (6.30%) Azure Active Directory
7 5 (3.94%) Microsoft 365
8 4 (3.15%) PaaS
9 2 (1.57%) Mimecast
10 1 (0.79%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 15 (11.81%) Firewall
2 14 (11.02%) DNS
3 10 (7.87%) DHCP
4 9 (7.09%) VPN
4 9 (7.09%) WAN
5 7 (5.51%) RTP
6 6 (4.72%) Network Security
7 4 (3.15%) Internet
7 4 (3.15%) TCP/IP
8 3 (2.36%) Cisco ISE
8 3 (2.36%) Multicast
8 3 (2.36%) Wi-Fi
9 2 (1.57%) LAN
9 2 (1.57%) Skype
10 1 (0.79%) Cisco Nexus
10 1 (0.79%) FTP
10 1 (0.79%) HTTP
10 1 (0.79%) Intrusion Detection
10 1 (0.79%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (8.66%) GIS
2 10 (7.87%) Amazon DynamoDB
3 9 (7.09%) Data Warehouse
4 4 (3.15%) Big Data
5 3 (2.36%) Essbase
6 1 (0.79%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 10 (7.87%) Git (software)
1 10 (7.87%) GoCD
1 10 (7.87%) Jenkins
1 10 (7.87%) TeamCity
2 3 (2.36%) MSI
3 1 (0.79%) JIRA
General
1 44 (34.65%) Social Skills
2 26 (20.47%) Finance
3 15 (11.81%) Analytical Skills
4 9 (7.09%) Publishing
5 5 (3.94%) Manufacturing
5 5 (3.94%) Marketing
6 4 (3.15%) Influencing Skills
6 4 (3.15%) Legal
6 4 (3.15%) Organisational Skills
7 3 (2.36%) Automotive
7 3 (2.36%) Pharmaceutical
8 2 (1.57%) Banking
8 2 (1.57%) Billing
8 2 (1.57%) Documentation Skills
8 2 (1.57%) Financial Institution
8 2 (1.57%) Games
8 2 (1.57%) Law
9 1 (0.79%) Electronics
9 1 (0.79%) Public Sector
9 1 (0.79%) Retail
Job Titles
1 30 (23.62%) Analyst
2 13 (10.24%) Consultant
2 13 (10.24%) Security Analyst
3 10 (7.87%) DevOps Engineer
3 10 (7.87%) Senior DevOps
3 10 (7.87%) Senior DevOps Engineer
4 9 (7.09%) IT Analyst
4 9 (7.09%) Security Engineer
5 8 (6.30%) Business Analyst
5 8 (6.30%) Information Analyst
5 8 (6.30%) Information Security Analyst
5 8 (6.30%) Information Security Specialist
5 8 (6.30%) Information Specialist
5 8 (6.30%) Infrastructure Engineer
5 8 (6.30%) Security Specialist
6 7 (5.51%) NetSuite Analyst
7 6 (4.72%) IT Security Analyst
8 5 (3.94%) Audit Analyst
8 5 (3.94%) Project Manager
9 4 (3.15%) Governance Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (4.72%) COM
2 3 (2.36%) Web Services
3 2 (1.57%) EDI
4 1 (0.79%) EDIFACT
4 1 (0.79%) JSON
4 1 (0.79%) Middleware
4 1 (0.79%) Regular Expression
4 1 (0.79%) REST
4 1 (0.79%) SOAP
4 1 (0.79%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 19 (14.96%) Management Information System
2 11 (8.66%) Data Structures
3 9 (7.09%) AS400
3 9 (7.09%) iSeries
3 9 (7.09%) Self-Motivation
4 4 (3.15%) Life Science
4 4 (3.15%) Reinsurance
4 4 (3.15%) Security Operations Centre
5 3 (2.36%) Video Conferencing
5 3 (2.36%) Video\Live Streaming
6 2 (1.57%) Analytical Mindset
6 2 (1.57%) Cyberthreat
6 2 (1.57%) Greenfield Project
6 2 (1.57%) Hedge funds
6 2 (1.57%) Robotics
7 1 (0.79%) Biotechnology
7 1 (0.79%) Data Centre
7 1 (0.79%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
7 1 (0.79%) Hybrid Cloud
7 1 (0.79%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 37 (29.13%) Windows
2 17 (13.39%) Linux
3 12 (9.45%) Windows Server
4 7 (5.51%) Unix
5 4 (3.15%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 47 (37.01%) Information Security
2 33 (25.98%) Problem-Solving
3 24 (18.90%) Continuous Improvement
4 21 (16.54%) Project Management
5 20 (15.75%) Risk Management
6 19 (14.96%) Agile Software Development
7 18 (14.17%) Cybersecurity
8 17 (13.39%) ERP
9 16 (12.60%) Identity Access Management
9 16 (12.60%) ITIL
10 14 (11.02%) Security Operations
11 12 (9.45%) Business Intelligence
11 12 (9.45%) Change Management
11 12 (9.45%) Infrastructure Engineering
11 12 (9.45%) Order to Cash
11 12 (9.45%) SIEM
12 11 (8.66%) Business Continuity
12 11 (8.66%) Data Security
12 11 (8.66%) Migration
12 11 (8.66%) Privileged Access Management
Programming Languages
1 14 (11.02%) PowerShell
2 13 (10.24%) Python
3 10 (7.87%) Bash Shell
3 10 (7.87%) C#
4 9 (7.09%) SQL
5 3 (2.36%) VBScript
6 2 (1.57%) C
7 1 (0.79%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 18 (14.17%) CISSP
2 15 (11.81%) Degree
3 11 (8.66%) CISA
4 7 (5.51%) OSCP
5 6 (4.72%) Computer Science Degree
5 6 (4.72%) SC Cleared
5 6 (4.72%) Security Cleared
6 5 (3.94%) CEH
6 5 (3.94%) CGEIT
6 5 (3.94%) CRISC
7 4 (3.15%) CISM
7 4 (3.15%) CompTIA Security+
7 4 (3.15%) Microsoft Certification
8 3 (2.36%) CCDP
8 3 (2.36%) CCNP
8 3 (2.36%) Cisco Certification
8 3 (2.36%) ISSAP
8 3 (2.36%) MCDST
8 3 (2.36%) MCTS
8 3 (2.36%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 35 (27.56%) GDPR
2 32 (25.20%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 24 (18.90%) NIST
4 19 (14.96%) PCI DSS
5 16 (12.60%) ITGC
6 12 (9.45%) HIPAA
7 11 (8.66%) COBIT
8 6 (4.72%) Cyber Essentials
8 6 (4.72%) GRC
8 6 (4.72%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
9 5 (3.94%) SLA
10 4 (3.15%) Data Quality
10 4 (3.15%) GLBA
10 4 (3.15%) ISO 9001
10 4 (3.15%) PMO
11 3 (2.36%) FedRAMP
11 3 (2.36%) GAAP
11 3 (2.36%) HMG Security Policy Framework
11 3 (2.36%) NCSC
12 2 (1.57%) GAMP
System Software
1 16 (12.60%) Active Directory
2 3 (2.36%) Microsoft App-V
2 3 (2.36%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (0.79%) Virtual Desktop
Systems Management
1 10 (7.87%) Ansible
1 10 (7.87%) Kubernetes
1 10 (7.87%) Rancher
1 10 (7.87%) Rundeck
1 10 (7.87%) Terraform
2 6 (4.72%) Single Sign-On
3 4 (3.15%) SCCM
4 3 (2.36%) Cisco CUCM
4 3 (2.36%) McAfee ePO
4 3 (2.36%) Sysprep
4 3 (2.36%) WSUS
5 1 (0.79%) DatAdvantage
Vendors
1 17 (13.39%) Splunk
2 15 (11.81%) Microsoft
3 12 (9.45%) JD Edwards
4 9 (7.09%) LANSA
5 6 (4.72%) Cisco
5 6 (4.72%) Okta
5 6 (4.72%) Oracle
6 4 (3.15%) Informatica
6 4 (3.15%) Palo Alto
6 4 (3.15%) Qualys
6 4 (3.15%) SAP
6 4 (3.15%) TIBCO
6 4 (3.15%) VMware
7 3 (2.36%) Citrix
7 3 (2.36%) Hyperion
7 3 (2.36%) Ivanti
7 3 (2.36%) Juniper
7 3 (2.36%) McAfee
7 3 (2.36%) ServiceNow
7 3 (2.36%) TOWER Software