Period
to 22 October 2019

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 22 October 2019 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Sarbanes-Oxley (SOX, Sarbox)
UK > England
6 months to
22 Oct 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 730 790 847
Rank change year-on-year +60 +57 -136
Permanent jobs citing Sarbanes-Oxley 319 353 356
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in England 0.25% 0.23% 0.22%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 1.89% 1.73% 1.73%
Number of salaries quoted 245 266 255
England median annual salary £62,500 £60,000 £60,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +4.17% - +9.09%
10th Percentile £37,500 £36,875 £34,250
90th Percentile £87,875 £82,500 £80,750
UK median annual salary £62,500 £60,000 £60,000
% change year-on-year +4.17% - +9.09%

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 16,875 20,380 20,620
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in England 13.34% 13.27% 12.60%
Number of salaries quoted 12,730 15,565 15,333
England median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £50,000
10th Percentile £28,500 £28,750 £27,500
90th Percentile £83,750 £80,000 £77,500
UK median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £50,000

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 22 October 2019.

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 22 October 2019. 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 +85 92 £67,500 -10.00% 17
South East +26 90 £60,000 +4.35% 8
North of England +61 55 £55,000 +21.55% 4
North West +63 45 £60,000 +32.60% 3
East of England +45 40 £65,000 +36.84%
Midlands +13 27 £47,500 - 3
West Midlands +10 18 £66,250 +39.47% 3
East Midlands +18 9 £40,000 -
Yorkshire +14 9 £53,400 +15.46% 1
South West - 4 £57,500 -
North East +18 1 £37,500 -21.47%
Sarbanes-Oxley
UK

For the 6 months to 22 October 2019, 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.

1 128 (40.13%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 98 (30.72%) GDPR
3 89 (27.90%) Information Security
4 83 (26.02%) Finance
5 82 (25.71%) PCI DSS
6 81 (25.39%) Cybersecurity
7 72 (22.57%) NIST
8 71 (22.26%) COBIT
9 69 (21.63%) ITIL
10 68 (21.32%) Microsoft
11 66 (20.69%) CISSP
12 54 (16.93%) Firewall
13 53 (16.61%) Analytical Skills
14 51 (15.99%) Problem-Solving
15 49 (15.36%) Retail
16 48 (15.05%) CISA
17 46 (14.42%) CISM
18 44 (13.79%) SAP
19 43 (13.48%) Security Architecture
20 42 (13.17%) Project Management
21 41 (12.85%) ERP
21 41 (12.85%) Agile Software Development
21 41 (12.85%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
22 39 (12.23%) Cisco
23 38 (11.91%) Network Security
24 35 (10.97%) McAfee
24 35 (10.97%) TOGAF
25 34 (10.66%) HMG Security Policy Framework
26 33 (10.34%) GAP Analysis
26 33 (10.34%) Mentoring

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 5 (1.57%) MS Exchange
2 4 (1.25%) IIS
2 4 (1.25%) WebSphere
3 2 (0.63%) Confluence
3 2 (0.63%) Exchange Server 2010
4 1 (0.31%) SharePoint
Applications
1 13 (4.08%) Microsoft Office
2 3 (0.94%) Microsoft Excel
3 2 (0.63%) Microsoft PowerPoint
3 2 (0.63%) Pro/ENGINEER
3 2 (0.63%) PTC Creo
4 1 (0.31%) HipChat
4 1 (0.31%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 15 (4.70%) SAP ERP
2 11 (3.45%) SAP S/4HANA
3 8 (2.51%) Sparx Enterprise Architect
4 4 (1.25%) Dynamics AX
4 4 (1.25%) SAP GRC
5 3 (0.94%) Line 50
5 3 (0.94%) Line 500
5 3 (0.94%) Oracle EBS
5 3 (0.94%) SAP CO
5 3 (0.94%) SAP FI
5 3 (0.94%) SAP FI/CO
6 2 (0.63%) Dynamics CRM
6 2 (0.63%) Oracle EBS R12
6 2 (0.63%) Oracle ERP
6 2 (0.63%) SAP BPC
7 1 (0.31%) Bloomberg TOMS
7 1 (0.31%) HFM
7 1 (0.31%) NetSuite
7 1 (0.31%) SAP MM
7 1 (0.31%) SAP Retail
Cloud Services
1 24 (7.52%) Azure
2 19 (5.96%) Office 365
3 13 (4.08%) IaaS
3 13 (4.08%) PaaS
4 9 (2.82%) SaaS
5 3 (0.94%) AWS
6 2 (0.63%) Azure Active Directory
6 2 (0.63%) GCP
7 1 (0.31%) Cloud Computing
7 1 (0.31%) Dynamics 365
Communications & Networking
1 54 (16.93%) Firewall
2 38 (11.91%) Network Security
3 16 (5.02%) Cisco ASA
3 16 (5.02%) Cisco Firepower
3 16 (5.02%) Cisco IPT
3 16 (5.02%) IP Telephony
3 16 (5.02%) LAN
4 11 (3.45%) WAN
5 9 (2.82%) Intrusion Detection
6 7 (2.19%) PPP
7 6 (1.88%) Internet
7 6 (1.88%) Wi-Fi
8 5 (1.57%) TCP/IP
9 4 (1.25%) RTP
9 4 (1.25%) SAN
9 4 (1.25%) VPN
10 3 (0.94%) MPLS
10 3 (0.94%) tcpdump
10 3 (0.94%) Wireshark
11 1 (0.31%) iSCSI
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (3.13%) SAP BW
2 8 (2.51%) SQL Server
3 4 (1.25%) BusinessObjects
3 4 (1.25%) Relational Database
3 4 (1.25%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 3 (0.94%) BusinessObjects Business Intelligence
4 3 (0.94%) Oracle Database
4 3 (0.94%) RDBMS
5 2 (0.63%) Oracle Database 11g
6 1 (0.31%) Data Warehouse
6 1 (0.31%) MySQL
6 1 (0.31%) Oracle Reports
6 1 (0.31%) Oracle9i Database
6 1 (0.31%) Qlik Sense
6 1 (0.31%) SAP HANA
6 1 (0.31%) SQL Server 2008
6 1 (0.31%) SQL Server 2012
6 1 (0.31%) SQL Server 2016
6 1 (0.31%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 1 (0.31%) TKPROF
Development Applications
1 4 (1.25%) JIRA
2 3 (0.94%) IDA Disassembler
2 3 (0.94%) SonarQube
2 3 (0.94%) Visual Studio
3 2 (0.63%) Visual Studio Team System
4 1 (0.31%) Bitbucket
4 1 (0.31%) Jenkins
4 1 (0.31%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 83 (26.02%) Finance
2 49 (15.36%) Retail
3 29 (9.09%) Legal
3 29 (9.09%) Manufacturing
4 22 (6.90%) Public Sector
5 11 (3.45%) Local Government
6 9 (2.82%) Marketing
7 7 (2.19%) Telecoms
8 6 (1.88%) Banking
8 6 (1.88%) Financial Institution
9 5 (1.57%) Games
10 4 (1.25%) Back Office
11 3 (0.94%) Automotive
12 2 (0.63%) French Language
12 2 (0.63%) German Language
12 2 (0.63%) Italian Language
12 2 (0.63%) Law
12 2 (0.63%) Spanish Language
13 1 (0.31%) Aerospace
13 1 (0.31%) Military
Job Titles
1 68 (21.32%) Consultant
2 66 (20.69%) Analyst
3 50 (15.67%) Security Consultant
4 35 (10.97%) Senior Analyst
5 33 (10.34%) Architect
6 31 (9.72%) Security Architect
7 30 (9.40%) Business Analyst
8 27 (8.46%) Senior Business Analyst
9 26 (8.15%) Head of Security
10 22 (6.90%) Network Consultant
10 22 (6.90%) Network Security Consultant
11 20 (6.27%) IT Manager
12 19 (5.96%) SAP Analyst
13 18 (5.64%) SAP Business Analyst
14 16 (5.02%) Firewall Consultant
15 15 (4.70%) IT Operations Manager
15 15 (4.70%) Operations Manager
15 15 (4.70%) Senior SAP Business Analyst
16 13 (4.08%) IT Analyst
17 12 (3.76%) IT Security Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (3.13%) OAuth
1 10 (3.13%) OAuth2
1 10 (3.13%) OpenID
1 10 (3.13%) XACML
2 9 (2.82%) Web Services
3 6 (1.88%) SailPoint
4 3 (0.94%) EDI
4 3 (0.94%) JSON
4 3 (0.94%) Middleware
4 3 (0.94%) OLE
4 3 (0.94%) XML
5 2 (0.63%) REST
6 1 (0.31%) AngularJS
6 1 (0.31%) Apache Cordova
6 1 (0.31%) CSS
6 1 (0.31%) PhoneGap
6 1 (0.31%) React
6 1 (0.31%) SOAP
6 1 (0.31%) Software Packaging
6 1 (0.31%) Velocity
Miscellaneous
1 53 (16.61%) Analytical Skills
2 25 (7.84%) Self-Motivation
3 19 (5.96%) Management Information System
4 15 (4.70%) PKI
5 11 (3.45%) Data Protection Act
6 10 (3.13%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
6 10 (3.13%) Public Cloud
7 9 (2.82%) Data Centre
8 7 (2.19%) Security Operations Centre
9 5 (1.57%) Cyber Defence
9 5 (1.57%) Driving Licence
9 5 (1.57%) User Experience
10 3 (0.94%) Cyber Kill Chain
10 3 (0.94%) Hybrid Cloud
11 2 (0.63%) Mobile App
11 2 (0.63%) Virtual Team
12 1 (0.31%) EMC VNX
12 1 (0.31%) iSeries
12 1 (0.31%) Online Banking
12 1 (0.31%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 29 (9.09%) Windows
2 23 (7.21%) Unix
3 16 (5.02%) HPUX
4 13 (4.08%) Linux
5 9 (2.82%) Windows Server
6 7 (2.19%) Windows 10
7 4 (1.25%) Solaris
7 4 (1.25%) Windows 7
7 4 (1.25%) Windows Server 2008
8 2 (0.63%) Apple iOS
8 2 (0.63%) Mac OS
8 2 (0.63%) Windows Server 2012
8 2 (0.63%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 89 (27.90%) Information Security
2 81 (25.39%) Cybersecurity
3 69 (21.63%) ITIL
4 51 (15.99%) Problem-Solving
5 43 (13.48%) Security Architecture
6 42 (13.17%) Project Management
7 41 (12.85%) Agile Software Development
7 41 (12.85%) ERP
8 35 (10.97%) TOGAF
9 33 (10.34%) DevOps
9 33 (10.34%) GAP Analysis
9 33 (10.34%) Mentoring
10 32 (10.03%) Business Analysis
10 32 (10.03%) Data Protection
11 31 (9.72%) Service Management
12 26 (8.15%) Cryptography
13 25 (7.84%) IT Strategy
13 25 (7.84%) Stakeholder Engagement
14 24 (7.52%) Data Security
14 24 (7.52%) Presales
Programming Languages
1 8 (2.51%) SQL
2 6 (1.88%) PowerShell
3 3 (0.94%) Java
3 3 (0.94%) T-SQL
4 2 (0.63%) ABAP
4 2 (0.63%) C#
5 1 (0.31%) Bash Shell
5 1 (0.31%) Perl
5 1 (0.31%) PL/SQL
5 1 (0.31%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 66 (20.69%) CISSP
2 48 (15.05%) CISA
3 46 (14.42%) CISM
4 20 (6.27%) Degree
4 20 (6.27%) Security Cleared
5 19 (5.96%) Cisco Certification
5 19 (5.96%) SC Cleared
6 16 (5.02%) CESG Certified Professional
6 16 (5.02%) CREST Certified
7 14 (4.39%) CRISC
8 12 (3.76%) (ISC)2 CCSP
9 11 (3.45%) CEH
10 10 (3.13%) GIAC
10 10 (3.13%) TOGAF Certification
11 9 (2.82%) GSEC
12 8 (2.51%) Microsoft Certification
13 7 (2.19%) Master's Degree
14 6 (1.88%) CompTIA Security+
15 4 (1.25%) FFIEC
15 4 (1.25%) GCIA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 128 (40.13%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 98 (30.72%) GDPR
3 82 (25.71%) PCI DSS
4 72 (22.57%) NIST
5 71 (22.26%) COBIT
6 41 (12.85%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
7 34 (10.66%) HMG Security Policy Framework
8 18 (5.64%) ITGC
9 13 (4.08%) HIPAA
9 13 (4.08%) NCSC
10 8 (2.51%) FISMA
11 7 (2.19%) ISO 9001
12 6 (1.88%) ISO 22301
13 5 (1.57%) ISO 31000
13 5 (1.57%) ISO/IEC 27005
13 5 (1.57%) SLA
13 5 (1.57%) Solvency II
14 4 (1.25%) HMG Infosec
15 3 (0.94%) GPG13
15 3 (0.94%) ISAE 3402
System Software
1 26 (8.15%) Active Directory
2 9 (2.82%) VMware Infrastructure
3 7 (2.19%) Hyper-V
4 3 (0.94%) ISA Server
4 3 (0.94%) Snort
4 3 (0.94%) vSphere
5 2 (0.63%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 18 (5.64%) IBM Guardium
2 16 (5.02%) CASB
2 16 (5.02%) Stealthwatch
2 16 (5.02%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
3 6 (1.88%) Single Sign-On
4 3 (0.94%) FlexNet
4 3 (0.94%) QRadar
4 3 (0.94%) SCCM
5 2 (0.63%) Microsoft Intune
5 2 (0.63%) Nessus
5 2 (0.63%) Trend Micro Deep Security
5 2 (0.63%) WMI
6 1 (0.31%) AppManager
6 1 (0.31%) Data Guard
6 1 (0.31%) Enterprise Manager Cloud Control
6 1 (0.31%) Jamf Pro
6 1 (0.31%) McAfee ePO
6 1 (0.31%) Oracle RMAN
6 1 (0.31%) Oracle Statspack
6 1 (0.31%) RSA enVision
Vendors
1 68 (21.32%) Microsoft
2 44 (13.79%) SAP
3 39 (12.23%) Cisco
4 35 (10.97%) McAfee
5 32 (10.03%) Symantec
6 31 (9.72%) VMware
7 30 (9.40%) Oracle
8 25 (7.84%) Imperva
8 25 (7.84%) Palo Alto
9 22 (6.90%) Varonis
10 20 (6.27%) Citrix
11 18 (5.64%) Trend Micro
12 16 (5.02%) CheckPoint
12 16 (5.02%) Juniper
13 9 (2.82%) hybris
13 9 (2.82%) JD Edwards
14 8 (2.51%) CA
14 8 (2.51%) Qualys
14 8 (2.51%) Sparx
15 6 (1.88%) Salesforce.com