Period
to 7 March 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 7 March 2021 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Sarbanes-Oxley (SOX, Sarbox)
UK > England
6 months to
7 Mar 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 675 714 785
Rank change year-on-year +39 +71 +60
Permanent jobs citing Sarbanes-Oxley 113 263 309
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in England 0.17% 0.23% 0.22%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 1.42% 1.87% 1.60%
Number of salaries quoted 98 217 219
Median annual salary £65,000 £60,000 £52,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +8.33% +14.29% -12.50%
10th Percentile £37,275 £44,500 £30,000
90th Percentile £94,000 £83,000 £80,000
UK median annual salary £65,000 £60,000 £52,500
% change year-on-year +8.33% +14.29% -19.23%

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 7,944 14,100 19,287
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in England 11.72% 12.59% 13.99%
Number of salaries quoted 5,874 11,089 14,388
Median annual salary £55,000 £52,500 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +4.76% +5.00% -
10th Percentile £31,250 £28,750 £27,875
90th Percentile £85,000 £85,000 £81,250
UK median annual salary £52,500 £52,500 £50,000
% change year-on-year - +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 7 March 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 7 March 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 +90 33 £77,500 +29.17% 12
South East +83 31 £70,000 +27.27% 5
Midlands +21 21 £65,000 +18.18% 1
East of England +98 19 £38,500 -30.00% 2
West Midlands +17 17 £65,000 +18.18% 1
North of England +43 9 £62,500 +2.04% 2
Yorkshire +26 7 £62,500 -19.35%
East Midlands +34 4 £27,500 -57.69%
North West +41 2 £53,700 -10.50% 2
Sarbanes-Oxley
UK

For the 6 months to 7 March 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 46 (40.71%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 40 (35.40%) Information Security
3 36 (31.86%) NIST
4 34 (30.09%) GDPR
5 31 (27.43%) Cybersecurity
6 23 (20.35%) Finance
7 22 (19.47%) Risk Management
7 22 (19.47%) Problem-Solving
8 21 (18.58%) Management Information System
9 19 (16.81%) Agile Software Development
10 18 (15.93%) PCI DSS
10 18 (15.93%) HIPAA
11 17 (15.04%) Windows
11 17 (15.04%) Security Cleared
12 16 (14.16%) Continuous Improvement
12 16 (14.16%) Data Security
13 15 (13.27%) SC Cleared
14 14 (12.39%) Technical Architecture
14 14 (12.39%) Firewall
14 14 (12.39%) ITIL
14 14 (12.39%) Microservices
15 13 (11.50%) Security Architecture
16 12 (10.62%) Cloud Computing
16 12 (10.62%) AWS
16 12 (10.62%) PowerShell
16 12 (10.62%) Information Assurance
16 12 (10.62%) ERP
16 12 (10.62%) DevOps
16 12 (10.62%) Threat Modelling
17 11 (9.73%) Coaching

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:

Applications
1 9 (7.96%) Microsoft Excel
2 7 (6.19%) Microsoft PowerPoint
3 1 (0.88%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 4 (3.54%) Dynamics NAV
2 2 (1.77%) Dynamics AX
2 2 (1.77%) Salesforce.com CRM
2 2 (1.77%) SAP BPC
2 2 (1.77%) SAP CO
2 2 (1.77%) SAP ERP
2 2 (1.77%) SAP FI
2 2 (1.77%) SAP FI/CO
2 2 (1.77%) SAP SD
3 1 (0.88%) SAP GRC
3 1 (0.88%) SAP HCM
3 1 (0.88%) SAP HR
3 1 (0.88%) SAP S/4HANA
Cloud Services
1 12 (10.62%) AWS
1 12 (10.62%) Cloud Computing
2 10 (8.85%) Amazon EC2
2 10 (8.85%) Amazon S3
2 10 (8.85%) AWS Lambda
2 10 (8.85%) OpenShift
2 10 (8.85%) Serverless
3 5 (4.42%) Azure
3 5 (4.42%) SaaS
4 3 (2.65%) Microsoft 365
5 2 (1.77%) Boomi
5 2 (1.77%) IaaS
6 1 (0.88%) Mimecast
6 1 (0.88%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 14 (12.39%) Firewall
2 11 (9.73%) RTP
3 3 (2.65%) WAN
4 2 (1.77%) LAN
4 2 (1.77%) Network Security
4 2 (1.77%) TCP/IP
4 2 (1.77%) VPN
5 1 (0.88%) Cisco ISE
5 1 (0.88%) Cisco Nexus
5 1 (0.88%) DNS
5 1 (0.88%) Internet
5 1 (0.88%) Multicast
5 1 (0.88%) VoIP
5 1 (0.88%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (9.73%) GIS
2 10 (8.85%) Amazon DynamoDB
3 3 (2.65%) Essbase
4 2 (1.77%) Data Lake
4 2 (1.77%) Oracle Reports
4 2 (1.77%) Tableau
Development Applications
1 10 (8.85%) Git (software)
1 10 (8.85%) GoCD
1 10 (8.85%) Jenkins
1 10 (8.85%) TeamCity
2 1 (0.88%) Ant
2 1 (0.88%) MSI
General
1 23 (20.35%) Finance
2 6 (5.31%) Manufacturing
3 4 (3.54%) Marketing
4 3 (2.65%) Automotive
5 2 (1.77%) Legal
5 2 (1.77%) Pharmaceutical
5 2 (1.77%) Public Sector
5 2 (1.77%) Retail
5 2 (1.77%) Telecoms
6 1 (0.88%) Electronics
6 1 (0.88%) Games
6 1 (0.88%) Law
6 1 (0.88%) Mandarin Language
Job Titles
1 18 (15.93%) Analyst
2 11 (9.73%) Architect
3 10 (8.85%) DevOps Engineer
3 10 (8.85%) Senior DevOps
3 10 (8.85%) Senior DevOps Engineer
4 9 (7.96%) Security Architect
5 8 (7.08%) Compliance Manager
5 8 (7.08%) Security Analyst
6 6 (5.31%) Consultant
6 6 (5.31%) Governance Manager
6 6 (5.31%) Information Assurance Consultant
6 6 (5.31%) IT Manager
6 6 (5.31%) Project Manager
7 5 (4.42%) Business Analyst
7 5 (4.42%) Information Security Specialist
7 5 (4.42%) Information Specialist
7 5 (4.42%) IT Analyst
7 5 (4.42%) Security Specialist
8 4 (3.54%) Audit Manager
8 4 (3.54%) Head of IT
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (1.77%) EDI
1 2 (1.77%) EDIFACT
1 2 (1.77%) Web Services
1 2 (1.77%) XML
2 1 (0.88%) .NET
2 1 (0.88%) JSON
2 1 (0.88%) OAuth
2 1 (0.88%) OAuth2
2 1 (0.88%) OpenID
2 1 (0.88%) Regular Expression
2 1 (0.88%) REST
2 1 (0.88%) SAML
2 1 (0.88%) SAP Fiori
2 1 (0.88%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 21 (18.58%) Management Information System
2 10 (8.85%) Analytical Skills
3 7 (6.19%) Public Cloud
4 5 (4.42%) FMCG
5 3 (2.65%) Data Centre
5 3 (2.65%) Enterprise Software
5 3 (2.65%) Life Science
6 2 (1.77%) Data Structures
6 2 (1.77%) Self-Motivation
7 1 (0.88%) Biotechnology
7 1 (0.88%) Cloud Native
7 1 (0.88%) Greenfield Project
7 1 (0.88%) Video Conferencing
7 1 (0.88%) Video\Live Streaming
7 1 (0.88%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 17 (15.04%) Windows
2 11 (9.73%) Linux
3 1 (0.88%) Unix
3 1 (0.88%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 40 (35.40%) Information Security
2 31 (27.43%) Cybersecurity
3 22 (19.47%) Problem-Solving
3 22 (19.47%) Risk Management
4 19 (16.81%) Agile Software Development
5 16 (14.16%) Continuous Improvement
5 16 (14.16%) Data Security
6 14 (12.39%) ITIL
6 14 (12.39%) Microservices
6 14 (12.39%) Technical Architecture
7 13 (11.50%) Security Architecture
8 12 (10.62%) DevOps
8 12 (10.62%) ERP
8 12 (10.62%) Information Assurance
8 12 (10.62%) Threat Modelling
9 11 (9.73%) Coaching
9 11 (9.73%) GAP Analysis
9 11 (9.73%) Identity Access Management
9 11 (9.73%) SIEM
10 10 (8.85%) Change Management
Programming Languages
1 12 (10.62%) PowerShell
2 11 (9.73%) Python
3 10 (8.85%) Bash Shell
3 10 (8.85%) C#
4 7 (6.19%) SQL
5 1 (0.88%) C
5 1 (0.88%) C++
5 1 (0.88%) Java
5 1 (0.88%) VBA
5 1 (0.88%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 17 (15.04%) Security Cleared
2 15 (13.27%) SC Cleared
3 10 (8.85%) CISA
3 10 (8.85%) CISSP
4 9 (7.96%) CISM
4 9 (7.96%) Degree
5 6 (5.31%) BPSS Clearance
6 4 (3.54%) CGEIT
6 4 (3.54%) CRISC
7 3 (2.65%) CASP
7 3 (2.65%) Microsoft Certification
8 2 (1.77%) DV Cleared
8 2 (1.77%) ITIL Certification
9 1 (0.88%) ACCA
9 1 (0.88%) CCDP
9 1 (0.88%) CCNP
9 1 (0.88%) Cisco Certification
9 1 (0.88%) MCDST
9 1 (0.88%) MCTS
9 1 (0.88%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 46 (40.71%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 36 (31.86%) NIST
3 34 (30.09%) GDPR
4 18 (15.93%) HIPAA
4 18 (15.93%) PCI DSS
5 9 (7.96%) Cyber Essentials
5 9 (7.96%) GAMP
6 8 (7.08%) COBIT
6 8 (7.08%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
6 8 (7.08%) ITGC
7 6 (5.31%) NCSC
7 6 (5.31%) SLA
8 5 (4.42%) GAAP
8 5 (4.42%) HMG Security Policy Framework
9 4 (3.54%) PMO
9 4 (3.54%) QA
10 2 (1.77%) GxP
10 2 (1.77%) IFRS
10 2 (1.77%) ISO 9001
11 1 (0.88%) 21 CFR Part 11
System Software
1 7 (6.19%) Active Directory
2 1 (0.88%) Microsoft App-V
2 1 (0.88%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 10 (8.85%) Ansible
1 10 (8.85%) Kubernetes
1 10 (8.85%) Rancher
1 10 (8.85%) Rundeck
1 10 (8.85%) Terraform
2 4 (3.54%) SCCM
3 3 (2.65%) WSUS
4 2 (1.77%) SCOM
5 1 (0.88%) Cisco CUCM
5 1 (0.88%) DatAdvantage
5 1 (0.88%) McAfee ePO
5 1 (0.88%) Single Sign-On
5 1 (0.88%) Sysprep
Vendors
1 11 (9.73%) Splunk
2 8 (7.08%) SAP
3 6 (5.31%) Microsoft
4 5 (4.42%) Hyperion
5 4 (3.54%) Oracle
5 4 (3.54%) VMware
6 3 (2.65%) Intel
6 3 (2.65%) Workday
7 2 (1.77%) Adobe
7 2 (1.77%) Cisco
7 2 (1.77%) Dell
7 2 (1.77%) JD Edwards
7 2 (1.77%) Qualys
7 2 (1.77%) Salesforce.com
7 2 (1.77%) ServiceNow
8 1 (0.88%) Citrix
8 1 (0.88%) Imperva
8 1 (0.88%) Ivanti
8 1 (0.88%) Juniper
8 1 (0.88%) McAfee