Period
to 17 September 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 17 September 2021 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Sarbanes-Oxley (SOX, Sarbox)
UK > England
6 months to
17 Sep 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 791 540 766
Rank change year-on-year -251 +226 +26
Permanent jobs citing Sarbanes-Oxley 181 155 331
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in England 0.17% 0.33% 0.25%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 1.16% 2.62% 1.80%
Number of salaries quoted 133 126 267
10th Percentile £23,500 £38,475 £33,750
25th Percentile £37,500 £45,250 £50,000
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £55,000 £55,000 £62,500
Median % change year-on-year - -12.00% +4.17%
75th Percentile £67,500 £66,875 £74,375
90th Percentile £77,000 £73,391 £85,500
UK median annual salary £55,000 £55,000 £62,500
% change year-on-year - -12.00% +4.17%

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 15,629 5,915 18,419
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in England 14.60% 12.60% 14.05%
Number of salaries quoted 10,025 4,706 13,795
10th Percentile £31,250 £31,250 £28,250
25th Percentile £41,250 £41,250 £37,500
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £55,000 £55,000 £50,000
Median % change year-on-year - +10.00% -
75th Percentile £72,500 £71,250 £68,750
90th Percentile £87,500 £87,500 £83,750
UK median annual salary £53,500 £55,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year -2.73% +10.00% -

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 17 September 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 17 September 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 -215 66 £60,000 +20.00% 14
South East -166 43 £62,500 +13.64% 4
Midlands -112 40 £52,500 -8.70% 4
West Midlands -76 32 £65,000 +11.11% 1
North of England -94 19 £46,250 -27.45% 5
Yorkshire -90 10 £24,000 -66.90% 4
North West -84 9 £52,750 -17.25% 1
South West -99 8 £26,500 -49.28% 3
East Midlands -78 6 £24,000 -58.26% 3
East of England -96 3 £35,000 - 3
Sarbanes-Oxley
UK

For the 6 months to 17 September 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 63 (34.81%) Finance
2 53 (29.28%) Windows
3 51 (28.18%) ERP
4 49 (27.07%) Social Skills
5 48 (26.52%) GDPR
6 46 (25.41%) Information Security
6 46 (25.41%) Degree
7 43 (23.76%) DNS
8 42 (23.20%) ISO/IEC 27001
9 39 (21.55%) Microsoft
9 39 (21.55%) JD Edwards
10 37 (20.44%) DHCP
11 35 (19.34%) Analytical Skills
12 34 (18.78%) Active Directory
13 33 (18.23%) Agile Software Development
14 32 (17.68%) SaaS
15 31 (17.13%) Risk Management
15 31 (17.13%) Oracle
16 30 (16.57%) Problem-Solving
17 27 (14.92%) PCI DSS
18 26 (14.36%) Azure
19 25 (13.81%) Firewall
20 24 (13.26%) Project Management
20 24 (13.26%) Management Information System
21 23 (12.71%) SQL
22 22 (12.15%) SQL Server
22 22 (12.15%) SharePoint
22 22 (12.15%) Change Management
22 22 (12.15%) Stakeholder Management
22 22 (12.15%) COBIT

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 22 (12.15%) SharePoint
2 1 (0.55%) Apache
2 1 (0.55%) Apache Spark
2 1 (0.55%) Cloud Foundry
2 1 (0.55%) IIS
2 1 (0.55%) MS Exchange
2 1 (0.55%) nginx
2 1 (0.55%) OpenStack
2 1 (0.55%) SAS
Applications
1 20 (11.05%) Microsoft Office
2 4 (2.21%) Microsoft PowerPoint
2 4 (2.21%) Oracle Smart View
3 3 (1.66%) Microsoft Excel
Business Applications
1 20 (11.05%) NetSuite
2 7 (3.87%) Dynamics NAV
3 5 (2.76%) Oracle EBS
4 4 (2.21%) Hyperion Planning
5 3 (1.66%) Oracle ERP
6 2 (1.10%) Cloudability
6 2 (1.10%) HFM
6 2 (1.10%) SAP S/4HANA
7 1 (0.55%) Dynamics CRM
7 1 (0.55%) JDE World
7 1 (0.55%) Oracle Applications
7 1 (0.55%) Oracle Subledger Accounting
7 1 (0.55%) SAP BPC
7 1 (0.55%) SAP Business One
7 1 (0.55%) SAP GRC
Cloud Services
1 32 (17.68%) SaaS
2 26 (14.36%) Azure
3 20 (11.05%) Power Platform
4 17 (9.39%) AWS
5 11 (6.08%) Azure Active Directory
6 9 (4.97%) PaaS
7 5 (2.76%) Microsoft 365
8 4 (2.21%) IaaS
8 4 (2.21%) Octopai
9 3 (1.66%) GCP
10 2 (1.10%) Boomi
10 2 (1.10%) Cloud Computing
10 2 (1.10%) Dynamics 365
10 2 (1.10%) GitHub
11 1 (0.55%) Amazon CloudWatch
11 1 (0.55%) Amazon EC2
11 1 (0.55%) Amazon ECS
11 1 (0.55%) Amazon ELB
11 1 (0.55%) Amazon S3
11 1 (0.55%) AWS CloudFormation
Communications & Networking
1 43 (23.76%) DNS
2 37 (20.44%) DHCP
3 25 (13.81%) Firewall
4 16 (8.84%) VPN
5 10 (5.52%) WAN
6 9 (4.97%) Network Security
7 8 (4.42%) GSM
8 7 (3.87%) Internet
9 5 (2.76%) Wi-Fi
10 4 (2.21%) HTTP
11 3 (1.66%) Cisco ISE
11 3 (1.66%) LAN
11 3 (1.66%) Multicast
12 2 (1.10%) Cisco IOS
12 2 (1.10%) HTTPS
12 2 (1.10%) Intranet
12 2 (1.10%) NX-OS
12 2 (1.10%) Skype
12 2 (1.10%) TCP/IP
12 2 (1.10%) WebEx
Database & Business Intelligence
1 22 (12.15%) SQL Server
2 20 (11.05%) Power BI
3 16 (8.84%) Data Warehouse
4 9 (4.97%) MySQL
5 5 (2.76%) Big Data
6 3 (1.66%) Oracle Reports
7 2 (1.10%) Metadata
7 2 (1.10%) NoSQL
7 2 (1.10%) Oracle BI EE
8 1 (0.55%) BusinessObjects
8 1 (0.55%) Hadoop
8 1 (0.55%) QlikView
8 1 (0.55%) Relational Database
8 1 (0.55%) Tableau
Development Applications
1 6 (3.31%) Oracle Forms
2 2 (1.10%) JDeveloper
2 2 (1.10%) Subversion
3 1 (0.55%) AppScan
3 1 (0.55%) Burp Suite
3 1 (0.55%) Eclipse
3 1 (0.55%) MSI
General
1 63 (34.81%) Finance
2 49 (27.07%) Social Skills
3 35 (19.34%) Analytical Skills
4 16 (8.84%) Publishing
5 14 (7.73%) Legal
6 13 (7.18%) Influencing Skills
7 11 (6.08%) Documentation Skills
8 10 (5.52%) Presentation Skills
9 9 (4.97%) Manufacturing
10 7 (3.87%) Organisational Skills
11 5 (2.76%) Banking
12 4 (2.21%) Pharmaceutical
13 3 (1.66%) Billing
13 3 (1.66%) Financial Institution
13 3 (1.66%) Retail
13 3 (1.66%) Telecoms
14 2 (1.10%) International Banking
14 2 (1.10%) Marketing
15 1 (0.55%) French Language
15 1 (0.55%) Games
Job Titles
1 46 (25.41%) Analyst
2 21 (11.60%) IT Support
3 20 (11.05%) Consultant
3 20 (11.05%) IT Support Technician
3 20 (11.05%) IT Technician
3 20 (11.05%) Support Technician
4 15 (8.29%) IT Analyst
5 10 (5.52%) Compliance Analyst
6 9 (4.97%) Engineering Manager
6 9 (4.97%) Infrastructure Engineering Manager
6 9 (4.97%) Infrastructure Manager
6 9 (4.97%) IT Compliance Analyst
6 9 (4.97%) NetSuite Analyst
6 9 (4.97%) NetSuite Consultant
6 9 (4.97%) Technology Manager
7 8 (4.42%) Business Analyst
7 8 (4.42%) Compliance Manager
7 8 (4.42%) Infrastructure Engineer
7 8 (4.42%) Project Manager
7 8 (4.42%) Security Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (4.97%) EDI
2 6 (3.31%) COM
3 3 (1.66%) Middleware
3 3 (1.66%) Web Services
4 2 (1.10%) .NET
4 2 (1.10%) HTML
4 2 (1.10%) REST
4 2 (1.10%) SOAP
5 1 (0.55%) .NET Core
5 1 (0.55%) ASP.NET
5 1 (0.55%) J2EE
5 1 (0.55%) JSON
5 1 (0.55%) JSP
5 1 (0.55%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 24 (13.26%) Management Information System
2 22 (12.15%) Driving Licence
3 18 (9.94%) AS400
3 18 (9.94%) Data Structures
3 18 (9.94%) iSeries
3 18 (9.94%) Self-Motivation
4 6 (3.31%) Data Centre
5 5 (2.76%) Reinsurance
6 4 (2.21%) Cybercrime
6 4 (2.21%) Security Operations Centre
6 4 (2.21%) Virtual Team
7 3 (1.66%) User Experience
7 3 (1.66%) Video Conferencing
7 3 (1.66%) Video\Live Streaming
8 2 (1.10%) Analytical Mindset
8 2 (1.10%) Cyberthreat
8 2 (1.10%) Hedge funds
8 2 (1.10%) Robotics
8 2 (1.10%) Social Media
9 1 (0.55%) Shadow IT
Operating Systems
1 53 (29.28%) Windows
2 20 (11.05%) Windows 10
2 20 (11.05%) Windows Server 2008
2 20 (11.05%) Windows XP
3 19 (10.50%) Linux
4 17 (9.39%) Windows Server
5 5 (2.76%) Unix
6 2 (1.10%) CentOS
6 2 (1.10%) Solaris
6 2 (1.10%) SUSE
6 2 (1.10%) Ubuntu
6 2 (1.10%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 51 (28.18%) ERP
2 46 (25.41%) Information Security
3 33 (18.23%) Agile Software Development
4 31 (17.13%) Risk Management
5 30 (16.57%) Problem-Solving
6 24 (13.26%) Project Management
7 22 (12.15%) Change Management
7 22 (12.15%) Stakeholder Management
8 21 (11.60%) Business Continuity
9 20 (11.05%) Network Management
10 19 (10.50%) Identity Access Management
10 19 (10.50%) Order to Cash
11 18 (9.94%) Business Intelligence
12 17 (9.39%) Cybersecurity
12 17 (9.39%) Infrastructure Engineering
12 17 (9.39%) Internal Audit
13 16 (8.84%) Privileged Access Management
13 16 (8.84%) Software Testing
14 15 (8.29%) Analytics
15 13 (7.18%) Vulnerability Management
Programming Languages
1 23 (12.71%) SQL
2 7 (3.87%) Java
3 5 (2.76%) C
3 5 (2.76%) Python
4 2 (1.10%) Bash Shell
4 2 (1.10%) Perl
4 2 (1.10%) PL/SQL
5 1 (0.55%) C#
5 1 (0.55%) C++
5 1 (0.55%) Go
5 1 (0.55%) PHP
5 1 (0.55%) PowerShell
5 1 (0.55%) VBA
5 1 (0.55%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 46 (25.41%) Degree
2 21 (11.60%) CISA
2 21 (11.60%) CISSP
3 20 (11.05%) CRISC
4 17 (9.39%) CGEIT
5 9 (4.97%) CISM
6 7 (3.87%) OSCP
7 6 (3.31%) CEH
8 5 (2.76%) FFIEC
9 4 (2.21%) Cisco Certification
9 4 (2.21%) CompTIA Security+
9 4 (2.21%) Computer Science Degree
10 3 (1.66%) CSSLP
10 3 (1.66%) ISSAP
11 2 (1.10%) ACCA
11 2 (1.10%) CCA
11 2 (1.10%) CCNP
11 2 (1.10%) CIMA
11 2 (1.10%) HND
11 2 (1.10%) ISO 27001 Lead Auditor
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 48 (26.52%) GDPR
2 42 (23.20%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 27 (14.92%) PCI DSS
4 22 (12.15%) COBIT
4 22 (12.15%) ITGC
5 18 (9.94%) NIST
6 13 (7.18%) GRC
6 13 (7.18%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
7 11 (6.08%) Cyber Essentials
8 8 (4.42%) IFRS
9 5 (2.76%) GLBA
10 4 (2.21%) Data Quality
10 4 (2.21%) HIPAA
10 4 (2.21%) SLA
11 2 (1.10%) FedRAMP
11 2 (1.10%) GxP
11 2 (1.10%) ISO 22301
11 2 (1.10%) ISO 9001
11 2 (1.10%) QA
11 2 (1.10%) SSAE 16
System Software
1 34 (18.78%) Active Directory
2 21 (11.60%) Hyper-V
3 4 (2.21%) VMware Infrastructure
4 3 (1.66%) Docker
5 1 (0.55%) KVM
5 1 (0.55%) LXC
5 1 (0.55%) Microsoft App-V
5 1 (0.55%) Virtual Desktop
5 1 (0.55%) vSphere
5 1 (0.55%) Xen
Systems Management
1 6 (3.31%) Single Sign-On
2 4 (2.21%) Opscode Chef
3 3 (1.66%) Ansible
3 3 (1.66%) Cisco CUCM
3 3 (1.66%) Kubernetes
3 3 (1.66%) Terraform
4 2 (1.10%) Control-M
4 2 (1.10%) Puppet
5 1 (0.55%) HP Fortify
5 1 (0.55%) McAfee ePO
5 1 (0.55%) Mesos
5 1 (0.55%) Nessus
5 1 (0.55%) QRadar
5 1 (0.55%) SCCM
5 1 (0.55%) Sysprep
5 1 (0.55%) WebInspect
5 1 (0.55%) WSUS
Vendors
1 39 (21.55%) JD Edwards
1 39 (21.55%) Microsoft
2 31 (17.13%) Oracle
3 20 (11.05%) Acronis
3 20 (11.05%) MAPICS
3 20 (11.05%) Veeam
4 16 (8.84%) LANSA
5 7 (3.87%) Cisco
5 7 (3.87%) SAP
5 7 (3.87%) Splunk
6 6 (3.31%) Okta
7 5 (2.76%) Palo Alto
8 4 (2.21%) Hyperion
8 4 (2.21%) Informatica
8 4 (2.21%) Juniper
8 4 (2.21%) TIBCO
8 4 (2.21%) VMware
9 3 (1.66%) TOWER Software
10 2 (1.10%) BMC
10 2 (1.10%) Hitachi