Period
to 28 May 2020

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 28 May 2020 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Sarbanes-Oxley (SOX, Sarbox)
UK > England
6 months to
28 May 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 619 742 809
Rank change year-on-year +123 +67 +24
Permanent jobs citing Sarbanes-Oxley 247 328 372
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in England 0.30% 0.25% 0.23%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 2.40% 1.74% 1.78%
Number of salaries quoted 188 251 253
Median annual salary £55,000 £60,000 £60,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -8.33% - +4.35%
10th Percentile £45,000 £32,500 £35,000
90th Percentile £75,000 £85,000 £81,750
UK median annual salary £60,000 £61,000 £60,000
% change year-on-year -1.64% +1.67% +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 10,293 18,823 20,934
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in England 12.37% 14.13% 12.97%
Number of salaries quoted 7,900 13,721 16,172
Median annual salary £55,000 £50,000 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +10.00% - +5.26%
10th Percentile £30,000 £28,000 £28,250
90th Percentile £85,000 £83,750 £80,000
UK median annual salary £52,500 £50,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year +5.00% - +5.26%

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 28 May 2020.

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 28 May 2020. 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 +138 106 £52,500 -22.22% 3
South East +112 65 £58,000 +10.48% 3
Midlands +76 49 £55,000 +29.41% 1
West Midlands +77 34 £55,000 +28.65%
North of England +89 23 £62,500 +17.04%
East Midlands +60 14 £57,500 +81.10% 1
North West +54 13 £62,500 +8.70%
North East +23 6 £60,000 -15.49%
Yorkshire +88 4 £65,000 +21.72%
East of England +74 4 - - 1
Sarbanes-Oxley
UK

For the 6 months to 28 May 2020, 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 81 (32.79%) Finance
2 71 (28.74%) Information Security
3 68 (27.53%) ITIL
4 67 (27.13%) Management Information System
5 55 (22.27%) SQL
5 55 (22.27%) CISSP
6 51 (20.65%) GDPR
6 51 (20.65%) NIST
7 49 (19.84%) Cybersecurity
8 47 (19.03%) Agile Software Development
9 45 (18.22%) PCI DSS
10 43 (17.41%) ISO/IEC 27001
10 43 (17.41%) SAP
11 42 (17.00%) Windows
12 40 (16.19%) Azure
13 38 (15.38%) AWS
14 37 (14.98%) Active Directory
14 37 (14.98%) Firewall
15 35 (14.17%) Change Management
15 35 (14.17%) CISM
16 33 (13.36%) Service Delivery
16 33 (13.36%) Analytical Skills
17 31 (12.55%) Remediation Plan
17 31 (12.55%) VMware
18 30 (12.15%) Service Management
19 29 (11.74%) SCOM
20 28 (11.34%) CISA
20 28 (11.34%) Microsoft Excel
20 28 (11.34%) Unix
21 27 (10.93%) LAN

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 (2.02%) Apache Spark
1 5 (2.02%) Confluence
1 5 (2.02%) SAS
2 3 (1.21%) SharePoint
3 2 (0.81%) Oracle SOA Suite
4 1 (0.40%) Apache
4 1 (0.40%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 28 (11.34%) Microsoft Excel
2 12 (4.86%) Microsoft PowerPoint
3 2 (0.81%) Microsoft Project
4 1 (0.40%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 11 (4.45%) SAP BPC
2 6 (2.43%) SAP CO
2 6 (2.43%) SAP ERP
2 6 (2.43%) SAP FI
2 6 (2.43%) SAP FI/CO
3 5 (2.02%) Dynamics NAV
4 3 (1.21%) Oracle Payables
5 2 (0.81%) Oracle EBS
5 2 (0.81%) Oracle Financials
5 2 (0.81%) Oracle iProcurement
5 2 (0.81%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
6 1 (0.40%) Dynamics CRM
6 1 (0.40%) NetSuite
6 1 (0.40%) Oracle EBS R12
6 1 (0.40%) Oracle ERP
6 1 (0.40%) Oracle General Ledger
6 1 (0.40%) Oracle Receivables
6 1 (0.40%) SAP MM
6 1 (0.40%) SAP Retail
6 1 (0.40%) SAP SD
Cloud Services
1 40 (16.19%) Azure
2 38 (15.38%) AWS
3 8 (3.24%) Datadog
3 8 (3.24%) SaaS
4 4 (1.62%) IaaS
4 4 (1.62%) Office 365
4 4 (1.62%) PaaS
5 3 (1.21%) AWS CloudTrail
5 3 (1.21%) Power Platform
6 2 (0.81%) Cloud Computing
6 2 (0.81%) GCP
7 1 (0.40%) Amazon EC2
7 1 (0.40%) Amazon ELB
7 1 (0.40%) Amazon Glacier
7 1 (0.40%) Amazon S3
7 1 (0.40%) AWS CloudFormation
7 1 (0.40%) AWS Lambda
7 1 (0.40%) Azure Active Directory
7 1 (0.40%) Boomi
7 1 (0.40%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 37 (14.98%) Firewall
2 27 (10.93%) LAN
2 27 (10.93%) WAN
3 24 (9.72%) Network Security
4 9 (3.64%) TCP/IP
5 8 (3.24%) VPN
6 6 (2.43%) Wireless
7 5 (2.02%) RTP
8 3 (1.21%) Skype
9 2 (0.81%) BGP
9 2 (0.81%) Cisco ASA
9 2 (0.81%) DMVPN
9 2 (0.81%) DNS
9 2 (0.81%) EIGRP
9 2 (0.81%) HSRP
9 2 (0.81%) HTTP
9 2 (0.81%) Internet
9 2 (0.81%) Intrusion Detection
9 2 (0.81%) MPLS
9 2 (0.81%) WLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 17 (6.88%) Data Warehouse
2 13 (5.26%) SAP BW
3 11 (4.45%) Big Data
4 10 (4.05%) SAP HANA
5 8 (3.24%) BusinessObjects
5 8 (3.24%) MongoDB
5 8 (3.24%) Qlik Sense
5 8 (3.24%) QlikView
6 7 (2.83%) Enterprise Data Warehouse
7 5 (2.02%) Hadoop
7 5 (2.02%) SQL Server
8 3 (1.21%) Power BI
9 2 (0.81%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 8 (3.24%) JIRA
General
1 81 (32.79%) Finance
2 16 (6.48%) Legal
3 15 (6.07%) Retail
4 12 (4.86%) Banking
5 11 (4.45%) Billing
6 10 (4.05%) Law
7 8 (3.24%) Telecoms
8 2 (0.81%) Back Office
8 2 (0.81%) Dutch Language
8 2 (0.81%) French Language
8 2 (0.81%) Games
8 2 (0.81%) German Language
8 2 (0.81%) Italian Language
8 2 (0.81%) Manufacturing
8 2 (0.81%) Polish Language
8 2 (0.81%) Spanish Language
9 1 (0.40%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 75 (30.36%) Analyst
2 30 (12.15%) Security Analyst
3 29 (11.74%) IT Analyst
4 25 (10.12%) Consultant
5 21 (8.50%) Infrastructure Team Leader
5 21 (8.50%) IT Infrastructure Team Leader
5 21 (8.50%) Team Leader
6 20 (8.10%) Developer
6 20 (8.10%) Governance Analyst
6 20 (8.10%) Risk Analyst
7 17 (6.88%) Security Consultant
7 17 (6.88%) Security Engineer
8 14 (5.67%) Compliance Analyst
9 12 (4.86%) IT Manager
9 12 (4.86%) SAP Analyst
10 11 (4.45%) IT Security Analyst
11 10 (4.05%) Business Intelligence Developer
11 10 (4.05%) IT Governance Analyst
11 10 (4.05%) Operations Engineer
11 10 (4.05%) Security Risk Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (3.24%) Sensu
2 3 (1.21%) .NET
2 3 (1.21%) Apache Flex
3 2 (0.81%) Web Services
4 1 (0.40%) CSS
4 1 (0.40%) HTML
4 1 (0.40%) JSON
4 1 (0.40%) OAuth
4 1 (0.40%) Velocity
4 1 (0.40%) XML
4 1 (0.40%) YAML
Miscellaneous
1 67 (27.13%) Management Information System
2 33 (13.36%) Analytical Skills
3 17 (6.88%) FMCG
4 13 (5.26%) Public Cloud
5 11 (4.45%) Security Operations Centre
6 7 (2.83%) Data Centre
7 6 (2.43%) Cyberthreat
7 6 (2.43%) User Experience
8 5 (2.02%) Cloud Native
8 5 (2.02%) Self-Motivation
9 3 (1.21%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
9 3 (1.21%) Enterprise Software
10 2 (0.81%) Client/Server
10 2 (0.81%) Greenfield Project
10 2 (0.81%) Internet of Things
10 2 (0.81%) Reinsurance
11 1 (0.40%) Cyber Defence
11 1 (0.40%) PKI
Operating Systems
1 42 (17.00%) Windows
2 28 (11.34%) Unix
3 15 (6.07%) Windows Server
4 14 (5.67%) Linux
5 9 (3.64%) Solaris
6 3 (1.21%) Windows 10
Processes & Methodologies
1 71 (28.74%) Information Security
2 68 (27.53%) ITIL
3 49 (19.84%) Cybersecurity
4 47 (19.03%) Agile Software Development
5 35 (14.17%) Change Management
6 33 (13.36%) Service Delivery
7 31 (12.55%) Remediation Plan
8 30 (12.15%) Service Management
9 27 (10.93%) SIEM
9 27 (10.93%) Stakeholder Management
10 24 (9.72%) Data Privacy
10 24 (9.72%) ERP
10 24 (9.72%) Vulnerability Management
11 23 (9.31%) Continuous Improvement
11 23 (9.31%) Risk Management
12 22 (8.91%) Penetration Testing
13 19 (7.69%) Analytics
13 19 (7.69%) Business Intelligence
14 18 (7.29%) Security Operations
15 17 (6.88%) Migration
Programming Languages
1 55 (22.27%) SQL
2 17 (6.88%) PowerShell
3 10 (4.05%) PL/SQL
4 6 (2.43%) Java
4 6 (2.43%) Python
5 4 (1.62%) C
6 3 (1.21%) VBA
7 2 (0.81%) C#
8 1 (0.40%) JavaScript
8 1 (0.40%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 55 (22.27%) CISSP
2 35 (14.17%) CISM
3 28 (11.34%) CISA
4 27 (10.93%) Security Cleared
5 26 (10.53%) Degree
5 26 (10.53%) SC Cleared
6 21 (8.50%) DV Cleared
7 19 (7.69%) CRISC
8 16 (6.48%) Master's Degree
9 14 (5.67%) CEH
10 11 (4.45%) PMP
11 10 (4.05%) PMI Certification
11 10 (4.05%) PRINCE2 Certification
12 9 (3.64%) Computer Science Degree
13 8 (3.24%) Cisco Certification
14 7 (2.83%) CISMP
15 6 (2.43%) CREST Certified
16 5 (2.02%) CCNA
16 5 (2.02%) PCI QSA
17 4 (1.62%) GIAC
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 51 (20.65%) GDPR
1 51 (20.65%) NIST
2 45 (18.22%) PCI DSS
3 43 (17.41%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 26 (10.53%) SLA
5 20 (8.10%) COBIT
6 10 (4.05%) HIPAA
7 8 (3.24%) Cyber Essentials
8 7 (2.83%) GLBA
8 7 (2.83%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
8 7 (2.83%) NCSC
9 5 (2.02%) BS7799
9 5 (2.02%) ITGC
10 4 (1.62%) NIST 800
10 4 (1.62%) QA
10 4 (1.62%) Solvency II
11 2 (0.81%) COSO
11 2 (0.81%) GAAP
11 2 (0.81%) PMO
12 1 (0.40%) GAMP
System Software
1 37 (14.98%) Active Directory
2 9 (3.64%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (0.40%) Docker
3 1 (0.40%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 29 (11.74%) SCOM
2 22 (8.91%) SCCM
3 21 (8.50%) WSUS
4 9 (3.64%) RSA enVision
5 8 (3.24%) Automic
5 8 (3.24%) Grafana
5 8 (3.24%) Nagios
6 6 (2.43%) Ansible
6 6 (2.43%) Opscode Chef
7 3 (1.21%) Single Sign-On
8 2 (0.81%) Cisco CUCM
8 2 (0.81%) Nessus
8 2 (0.81%) Nmap
9 1 (0.40%) Kubernetes
9 1 (0.40%) Packer
9 1 (0.40%) Puppet
9 1 (0.40%) Salt
9 1 (0.40%) Terraform
Vendors
1 43 (17.41%) SAP
2 31 (12.55%) VMware
3 24 (9.72%) Oracle
4 20 (8.10%) Microsoft
4 20 (8.10%) Splunk
5 11 (4.45%) ServiceNow
6 9 (3.64%) ArcSight
6 9 (3.64%) CheckPoint
6 9 (3.64%) Citrix
6 9 (3.64%) McAfee
6 9 (3.64%) Qualys
7 8 (3.24%) Informatica
7 8 (3.24%) Sun
8 7 (2.83%) AlienVault
9 6 (2.43%) Forcepoint
9 6 (2.43%) Trustwave
10 5 (2.02%) Cadence
10 5 (2.02%) Cisco
10 5 (2.02%) Intel
10 5 (2.02%) Teradata