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

Sarbanes-Oxley (SOX, Sarbox)
UK > England
6 months to
2 Dec 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 799 606 756
Rank change year-on-year -193 +150 +41
Permanent jobs citing Sarbanes-Oxley 209 98 283
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in England 0.19% 0.19% 0.23%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 1.22% 1.55% 1.68%
Number of salaries quoted 165 81 227
10th Percentile £23,500 £41,250 £39,500
25th Percentile £35,000 £51,250 £51,250
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £55,000 £62,500 £60,000
Median % change year-on-year -12.00% +4.17% +4.35%
75th Percentile £67,500 £73,750 £76,250
90th Percentile £77,500 £97,500 £97,750
UK median annual salary £55,000 £62,500 £60,000
% change year-on-year -12.00% +4.17% +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 17,154 6,314 16,871
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in England 15.22% 12.43% 13.59%
Number of salaries quoted 11,265 5,034 13,036
10th Percentile £31,250 £31,250 £28,500
25th Percentile £41,250 £41,250 £37,125
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £55,000 £55,000 £51,500
Median % change year-on-year - +6.80% +3.00%
75th Percentile £72,500 £70,000 £68,366
90th Percentile £90,000 £85,000 £83,750
UK median annual salary £55,000 £53,750 £50,000
% change year-on-year +2.33% +7.50% -

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 2 December 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 2 December 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
South East -136 65 £62,500 +4.17% 4
London -205 61 £60,000 -32.39% 18
Midlands -79 45 £50,000 -9.09% 3
West Midlands -76 35 £50,000 -11.11% 3
North of England -111 20 £41,250 -34.00% 7
Yorkshire -66 15 £24,000 -61.60% 4
East Midlands -54 8 £24,000 -52.00%
South West -67 8 £26,500 -49.28%
East of England - 7 £40,000 - 3
North West -90 5 £54,000 -9.01% 2
Sarbanes-Oxley
UK

For the 6 months to 2 December 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 78 (37.32%) Finance
2 67 (32.06%) Social Skills
3 54 (25.84%) ERP
4 53 (25.36%) GDPR
5 51 (24.40%) Degree
6 50 (23.92%) Windows
7 49 (23.44%) ISO/IEC 27001
8 43 (20.57%) Oracle
8 43 (20.57%) Agile Software Development
9 40 (19.14%) Microsoft
10 39 (18.66%) DNS
11 36 (17.22%) Cybersecurity
12 34 (16.27%) Active Directory
12 34 (16.27%) JD Edwards
12 34 (16.27%) Information Security
13 33 (15.79%) NIST
14 32 (15.31%) DHCP
15 31 (14.83%) Firewall
15 31 (14.83%) Analytical Skills
16 28 (13.40%) COBIT
16 28 (13.40%) CISA
16 28 (13.40%) Driving Licence
17 27 (12.92%) Microsoft Office
18 26 (12.44%) Risk Management
18 26 (12.44%) PCI DSS
18 26 (12.44%) Windows Server 2008
18 26 (12.44%) AWS
18 26 (12.44%) Problem-Solving
19 25 (11.96%) Windows 10
19 25 (11.96%) Project Management

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 23 (11.00%) SharePoint
2 4 (1.91%) SAS
3 3 (1.44%) Apache Spark
3 3 (1.44%) JBoss
3 3 (1.44%) MS Exchange
3 3 (1.44%) Tomcat
3 3 (1.44%) WebLogic
3 3 (1.44%) WebSphere
4 1 (0.48%) Apache
4 1 (0.48%) Cloud Foundry
4 1 (0.48%) Confluence
4 1 (0.48%) IIS
4 1 (0.48%) nginx
4 1 (0.48%) OpenStack
Applications
1 27 (12.92%) Microsoft Office
2 6 (2.87%) Microsoft Excel
3 4 (1.91%) Microsoft PowerPoint
3 4 (1.91%) Oracle Smart View
4 2 (0.96%) Spreadsheet
5 1 (0.48%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 13 (6.22%) NetSuite
2 12 (5.74%) Dynamics NAV
3 4 (1.91%) Hyperion Planning
3 4 (1.91%) Oracle EBS
3 4 (1.91%) SAP LE
3 4 (1.91%) SAP SD
4 3 (1.44%) Oracle ERP
5 2 (0.96%) HFM
5 2 (0.96%) SAP S/4HANA
6 1 (0.48%) Dynamics CRM
6 1 (0.48%) Oracle Applications
6 1 (0.48%) Oracle Subledger Accounting
6 1 (0.48%) PeopleSoft HCM
6 1 (0.48%) SAP BPC
6 1 (0.48%) SAP Business One
6 1 (0.48%) SAP GRC
Cloud Services
1 26 (12.44%) AWS
2 24 (11.48%) Azure
3 22 (10.53%) Power Platform
4 19 (9.09%) SaaS
5 8 (3.83%) PaaS
6 7 (3.35%) Microsoft 365
7 6 (2.87%) Amazon EC2
7 6 (2.87%) Amazon S3
7 6 (2.87%) AWS CloudFormation
7 6 (2.87%) Dynamics 365
7 6 (2.87%) Virtual Private Cloud
8 5 (2.39%) IaaS
9 4 (1.91%) Azure Active Directory
9 4 (1.91%) Azure Logic Apps
9 4 (1.91%) GCP
9 4 (1.91%) Serverless
10 3 (1.44%) Amazon CloudWatch
10 3 (1.44%) Amazon ECS
10 3 (1.44%) Amazon ELB
10 3 (1.44%) Power Automate
Communications & Networking
1 39 (18.66%) DNS
2 32 (15.31%) DHCP
3 31 (14.83%) Firewall
4 16 (7.66%) VPN
5 12 (5.74%) WAN
6 8 (3.83%) GSM
6 8 (3.83%) Internet
6 8 (3.83%) Network Security
7 6 (2.87%) Wi-Fi
8 5 (2.39%) LAN
9 4 (1.91%) Cisco IOS
9 4 (1.91%) Cisco ISE
9 4 (1.91%) Multicast
9 4 (1.91%) NX-OS
9 4 (1.91%) RTP
9 4 (1.91%) TCP/IP
9 4 (1.91%) WebEx
10 3 (1.44%) HTTP
11 2 (0.96%) HTTPS
11 2 (0.96%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 24 (11.48%) SQL Server
2 21 (10.05%) Power BI
3 9 (4.31%) Data Warehouse
3 9 (4.31%) MySQL
4 4 (1.91%) Metadata
5 3 (1.44%) Amazon RDS
5 3 (1.44%) Big Data
5 3 (1.44%) Hadoop
5 3 (1.44%) NoSQL
5 3 (1.44%) Oracle Database
5 3 (1.44%) Oracle Database 12c
5 3 (1.44%) Oracle Reports
5 3 (1.44%) QlikView
6 2 (0.96%) Oracle BI EE
6 2 (0.96%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 1 (0.48%) BusinessObjects
7 1 (0.48%) Relational Database
7 1 (0.48%) SQL Server 2012
7 1 (0.48%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 1 (0.48%) Tableau
Development Applications
1 6 (2.87%) Oracle Forms
2 4 (1.91%) Git (software)
3 3 (1.44%) Jenkins
3 3 (1.44%) Subversion
4 2 (0.96%) JDeveloper
4 2 (0.96%) JIRA
5 1 (0.48%) AppScan
5 1 (0.48%) Burp Suite
5 1 (0.48%) Eclipse
5 1 (0.48%) Octopus Deploy
5 1 (0.48%) Team Foundation Server
5 1 (0.48%) TeamCity
General
1 78 (37.32%) Finance
2 67 (32.06%) Social Skills
3 31 (14.83%) Analytical Skills
4 16 (7.66%) Legal
5 11 (5.26%) Influencing Skills
6 10 (4.78%) Manufacturing
6 10 (4.78%) Presentation Skills
7 9 (4.31%) Documentation Skills
7 9 (4.31%) Publishing
8 7 (3.35%) Organisational Skills
8 7 (3.35%) Pharmaceutical
9 5 (2.39%) Banking
10 4 (1.91%) Telecoms
11 2 (0.96%) International Banking
11 2 (0.96%) Public Sector
11 2 (0.96%) Retail
12 1 (0.48%) Advertising
12 1 (0.48%) Billing
12 1 (0.48%) French Language
12 1 (0.48%) Inclusion and Diversity
Job Titles
1 49 (23.44%) Analyst
2 23 (11.00%) IT Technician
3 22 (10.53%) Support Technician
4 21 (10.05%) IT Support
5 20 (9.57%) IT Support Technician
6 15 (7.18%) Consultant
7 14 (6.70%) ERP Analyst
8 13 (6.22%) Architect
8 13 (6.22%) IT Manager
9 11 (5.26%) IT Analyst
10 10 (4.78%) Navision Analyst
10 10 (4.78%) Security Architect
11 9 (4.31%) Administrator
11 9 (4.31%) Business Analyst
11 9 (4.31%) Compliance Analyst
11 9 (4.31%) IT Compliance Analyst
11 9 (4.31%) NetSuite Consultant
11 9 (4.31%) Security Manager
11 9 (4.31%) Senior Analyst
12 8 (3.83%) Compliance Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 19 (9.09%) EDI
2 7 (3.35%) EDIFACT
3 5 (2.39%) Middleware
4 3 (1.44%) .NET
4 3 (1.44%) MCollective
4 3 (1.44%) Oracle Fusion
4 3 (1.44%) REST
4 3 (1.44%) Web Services
5 2 (0.96%) HTML
5 2 (0.96%) SOAP
6 1 (0.48%) .NET Core
6 1 (0.48%) ASP.NET
6 1 (0.48%) J2EE
6 1 (0.48%) JSON
6 1 (0.48%) JSP
6 1 (0.48%) LDAP
6 1 (0.48%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 28 (13.40%) Driving Licence
2 18 (8.61%) Management Information System
2 18 (8.61%) Self-Motivation
3 11 (5.26%) AS400
3 11 (5.26%) Data Structures
3 11 (5.26%) iSeries
4 8 (3.83%) Data Centre
5 7 (3.35%) Social Media
6 6 (2.87%) Public Cloud
7 5 (2.39%) Life Science
7 5 (2.39%) Video Conferencing
7 5 (2.39%) Virtual Team
8 4 (1.91%) Cloud Native
8 4 (1.91%) CMDB
8 4 (1.91%) Cybercrime
8 4 (1.91%) Video\Live Streaming
9 3 (1.44%) Credit Risk
10 2 (0.96%) Replication
10 2 (0.96%) Robotics
10 2 (0.96%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 50 (23.92%) Windows
2 26 (12.44%) Windows Server 2008
3 25 (11.96%) Windows 10
4 23 (11.00%) Windows XP
5 18 (8.61%) Linux
6 10 (4.78%) Windows Server
7 6 (2.87%) Unix
8 5 (2.39%) Solaris
9 3 (1.44%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 2 (0.96%) CentOS
10 2 (0.96%) Mac OS
10 2 (0.96%) SUSE
10 2 (0.96%) Ubuntu
10 2 (0.96%) Windows 7
11 1 (0.48%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 54 (25.84%) ERP
2 43 (20.57%) Agile Software Development
3 36 (17.22%) Cybersecurity
4 34 (16.27%) Information Security
5 26 (12.44%) Problem-Solving
5 26 (12.44%) Risk Management
6 25 (11.96%) Project Management
7 23 (11.00%) Network Management
8 22 (10.53%) Internal Audit
8 22 (10.53%) Stakeholder Management
9 19 (9.09%) Analytics
9 19 (9.09%) Change Management
9 19 (9.09%) ITIL
10 18 (8.61%) Identity Access Management
11 16 (7.66%) Data Security
11 16 (7.66%) Disaster Recovery
11 16 (7.66%) Service Management
12 15 (7.18%) Business Continuity
12 15 (7.18%) Migration
12 15 (7.18%) Vulnerability Management
Programming Languages
1 22 (10.53%) SQL
2 10 (4.78%) Java
3 9 (4.31%) Python
4 4 (1.91%) C
4 4 (1.91%) PowerShell
5 3 (1.44%) Bash Shell
5 3 (1.44%) VBA
6 2 (0.96%) Perl
6 2 (0.96%) PL/SQL
6 2 (0.96%) T-SQL
7 1 (0.48%) C#
7 1 (0.48%) C++
7 1 (0.48%) Go
7 1 (0.48%) PHP
Qualifications
1 51 (24.40%) Degree
2 28 (13.40%) CISA
3 23 (11.00%) CISSP
4 18 (8.61%) CISM
4 18 (8.61%) CRISC
5 15 (7.18%) CGEIT
6 9 (4.31%) Computer Science Degree
7 8 (3.83%) ITIL Certification
8 7 (3.35%) Cisco Certification
9 6 (2.87%) FFIEC
10 5 (2.39%) CCNA
10 5 (2.39%) CEH
10 5 (2.39%) Security Cleared
11 4 (1.91%) ACCA
11 4 (1.91%) CASP
11 4 (1.91%) CCNP
11 4 (1.91%) CIMA
11 4 (1.91%) PhD
12 3 (1.44%) CompTIA Security+
12 3 (1.44%) OSCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 53 (25.36%) GDPR
2 49 (23.44%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 33 (15.79%) NIST
4 28 (13.40%) COBIT
5 26 (12.44%) PCI DSS
6 20 (9.57%) ITGC
7 16 (7.66%) GRC
7 16 (7.66%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
8 14 (6.70%) Cyber Essentials
9 10 (4.78%) HIPAA
10 9 (4.31%) IFRS
11 8 (3.83%) GAMP
12 6 (2.87%) COSO
13 5 (2.39%) GxP
13 5 (2.39%) SOC 1
13 5 (2.39%) SOC 2
14 4 (1.91%) GLBA
14 4 (1.91%) HMG Security Policy Framework
14 4 (1.91%) NCSC
14 4 (1.91%) SLA
System Software
1 34 (16.27%) Active Directory
2 24 (11.48%) Hyper-V
3 4 (1.91%) VMware Infrastructure
4 3 (1.44%) Docker
4 3 (1.44%) Oracle RAC
5 1 (0.48%) KVM
5 1 (0.48%) LXC
5 1 (0.48%) Virtual Desktop
5 1 (0.48%) VMware ESXi
5 1 (0.48%) vSphere
5 1 (0.48%) Xen
Systems Management
1 8 (3.83%) Ansible
1 8 (3.83%) Terraform
2 7 (3.35%) Kubernetes
3 6 (2.87%) Opscode Chef
4 5 (2.39%) Puppet
5 4 (1.91%) Cisco CUCM
6 3 (1.44%) Control-M
6 3 (1.44%) Data Guard
6 3 (1.44%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
6 3 (1.44%) Oracle RMAN
7 2 (0.96%) QRadar
8 1 (0.48%) EMC NetWorker
8 1 (0.48%) HP Fortify
8 1 (0.48%) Mesos
8 1 (0.48%) Nessus
8 1 (0.48%) RSA Archer
8 1 (0.48%) SCCM
8 1 (0.48%) Single Sign-On
8 1 (0.48%) Tivoli
8 1 (0.48%) WebInspect
Vendors
1 43 (20.57%) Oracle
2 40 (19.14%) Microsoft
3 34 (16.27%) JD Edwards
4 23 (11.00%) Veeam
5 20 (9.57%) Acronis
5 20 (9.57%) MAPICS
5 20 (9.57%) SAP
6 9 (4.31%) LANSA
7 8 (3.83%) Cisco
8 6 (2.87%) Palo Alto
9 5 (2.39%) Google
9 5 (2.39%) Juniper
10 4 (1.91%) Arista
10 4 (1.91%) BMC
10 4 (1.91%) Facebook
10 4 (1.91%) Hyperion
10 4 (1.91%) VMware
11 3 (1.44%) Ab Initio
11 3 (1.44%) Qualys
11 3 (1.44%) Teradata