Period
to 24 May 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 24 May 2019 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Sarbanes-Oxley (SOX, Sarbox)
UK > England
6 months to
24 May 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 740 790 810
Rank change year-on-year +50 +20 -67
Permanent jobs citing Sarbanes-Oxley 328 361 344
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in England 0.24% 0.22% 0.22%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 1.74% 1.73% 1.79%
Number of salaries quoted 243 246 266
England median annual salary £57,500 £59,000 £57,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -2.54% +2.61% +9.52%
10th Percentile £32,500 £35,000 £36,250
90th Percentile £83,750 £80,625 £87,500
UK median annual salary £60,000 £60,000 £57,500
% change year-on-year - +4.35% +9.52%

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 18,830 20,860 19,263
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in England 14.01% 12.92% 12.07%
Number of salaries quoted 13,741 16,110 15,193
England median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - +5.26% -0.35%
10th Percentile £27,875 £28,000 £26,750
90th Percentile £83,750 £80,000 £77,500
UK median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £47,500
% change year-on-year - +5.26% -

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 24 May 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 24 May 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 +38 120 £67,500 -3.57% 4
South East +13 70 £52,500 -8.70%
Midlands +31 55 £42,500 -15.00%
North of England +45 50 £53,400 +6.80% 1
West Midlands +13 37 £42,500 -15.00%
North West +54 36 £55,000 +37.50% 1
East of England +63 17 £70,000 +21.74% 1
East Midlands +35 14 £31,750 -36.50%
Yorkshire -9 9 £53,400 +6.80%
North East +10 5 £72,500 +25.00%
South West +29 3 £57,500 +35.29% 1
Sarbanes-Oxley
UK

For the 6 months to 24 May 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.

1 103 (31.40%) Finance
2 98 (29.88%) Information Security
3 95 (28.96%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 90 (27.44%) PCI DSS
5 86 (26.22%) ITIL
6 75 (22.87%) GDPR
7 65 (19.82%) CISSP
8 59 (17.99%) CISA
9 58 (17.68%) Retail
10 56 (17.07%) Degree
11 50 (15.24%) COBIT
11 50 (15.24%) Risk Management
11 50 (15.24%) Windows
12 48 (14.63%) CISM
13 47 (14.33%) Agile Software Development
13 47 (14.33%) IT Audit
14 45 (13.72%) Management Information System
15 43 (13.11%) Microsoft
16 41 (12.50%) Firewall
17 40 (12.20%) Network Security
18 38 (11.59%) Service Management
19 37 (11.28%) Analytical Skills
20 36 (10.98%) Security Operations
20 36 (10.98%) Oracle
21 35 (10.67%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
22 34 (10.37%) Regulatory Compliance
22 34 (10.37%) Cybersecurity
23 33 (10.06%) Cisco
23 33 (10.06%) Problem-Solving
24 32 (9.76%) Data Privacy

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 13 (3.96%) IIS
2 11 (3.35%) WebLogic
3 8 (2.44%) Apache
4 6 (1.83%) MS Exchange
4 6 (1.83%) Tomcat
5 2 (0.61%) OpenStack
6 1 (0.30%) Exchange Server 2010
Applications
1 11 (3.35%) Microsoft Office
2 5 (1.52%) Microsoft Excel
3 3 (0.91%) Spreadsheet
4 2 (0.61%) Pro/ENGINEER
4 2 (0.61%) PTC Creo
5 1 (0.30%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 8 (2.44%) JDE EnterpriseOne
2 7 (2.13%) Dynamics NAV
3 5 (1.52%) SAP GRC
4 3 (0.91%) Dynamics AX
4 3 (0.91%) Line 50
4 3 (0.91%) Line 500
4 3 (0.91%) SAP ERP
4 3 (0.91%) SAP FS
5 2 (0.61%) Oracle EBS
5 2 (0.61%) Oracle EBS R12
5 2 (0.61%) Oracle ERP
5 2 (0.61%) SAP BPC
6 1 (0.30%) SAP Forecasting and Replenishment
6 1 (0.30%) SAP MM
6 1 (0.30%) SAP Retail
6 1 (0.30%) SAP S/4HANA
Cloud Services
1 25 (7.62%) Microsoft Azure
2 18 (5.49%) Amazon AWS
3 14 (4.27%) Cloud Computing
4 13 (3.96%) Office 365
5 8 (2.44%) Google Cloud Platform
6 6 (1.83%) IaaS
7 5 (1.52%) PaaS
7 5 (1.52%) SaaS
8 1 (0.30%) Amazon CloudWatch
8 1 (0.30%) Power Platform
8 1 (0.30%) Route 53
Communications & Networking
1 41 (12.50%) Firewall
2 40 (12.20%) Network Security
3 18 (5.49%) DNS
3 18 (5.49%) LAN
3 18 (5.49%) WAN
4 14 (4.27%) SSL
4 14 (4.27%) TCP/IP
5 13 (3.96%) Wi-Fi
6 12 (3.66%) SMTP
7 11 (3.35%) Cisco ASA
8 10 (3.05%) Internet
9 9 (2.74%) FTP
9 9 (2.74%) SAN
10 8 (2.44%) BGP
10 8 (2.44%) Cisco Firepower
11 7 (2.13%) DMVPN
11 7 (2.13%) Intrusion Detection
11 7 (2.13%) OSPF
11 7 (2.13%) VLAN
12 6 (1.83%) NX-OS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 13 (3.96%) SQL Server
2 8 (2.44%) Oracle Database
3 5 (1.52%) Oracle Database 10g
3 5 (1.52%) Oracle Database 11g
4 4 (1.22%) Blockchain
5 2 (0.61%) MongoDB
5 2 (0.61%) Oracle Database 12c
5 2 (0.61%) SAP BW
6 1 (0.30%) MySQL
6 1 (0.30%) Oracle Reports
6 1 (0.30%) Power BI
6 1 (0.30%) Qlik Sense
6 1 (0.30%) SQL Server 2012
6 1 (0.30%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 1 (0.30%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 14 (4.27%) Atlassian Bamboo
1 14 (4.27%) Jenkins
1 14 (4.27%) Maven
1 14 (4.27%) Sonatype Nexus
2 8 (2.44%) Visual Studio
3 7 (2.13%) JIRA
3 7 (2.13%) SonarQube
4 2 (0.61%) IDA Disassembler
5 1 (0.30%) Cucumber
5 1 (0.30%) HP UFT
5 1 (0.30%) Oracle Forms
5 1 (0.30%) Selenium
5 1 (0.30%) SoapUI
5 1 (0.30%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
5 1 (0.30%) WinRunner
General
1 103 (31.40%) Finance
2 58 (17.68%) Retail
3 21 (6.40%) Banking
3 21 (6.40%) Legal
4 15 (4.57%) Law
5 13 (3.96%) Back Office
6 10 (3.05%) Local Government
7 8 (2.44%) Telecoms
8 5 (1.52%) Financial Institution
9 4 (1.22%) Manufacturing
9 4 (1.22%) Military
10 3 (0.91%) French Language
10 3 (0.91%) Games
10 3 (0.91%) Marketing
10 3 (0.91%) Pharmaceutical
11 2 (0.61%) German Language
11 2 (0.61%) Italian Language
11 2 (0.61%) Publishing
11 2 (0.61%) Spanish Language
12 1 (0.30%) Wholesale Banking
Job Titles
1 87 (26.52%) Analyst
2 50 (15.24%) Consultant
3 34 (10.37%) Security Consultant
4 29 (8.84%) IT Analyst
5 23 (7.01%) Security Manager
6 18 (5.49%) Security Analyst
7 17 (5.18%) Architect
7 17 (5.18%) Security Architect
8 16 (4.88%) Information Manager
8 16 (4.88%) Information Security Manager
9 15 (4.57%) Auditor
9 15 (4.57%) Head of Security
9 15 (4.57%) IT Manager
10 14 (4.27%) Security Specialist
11 13 (3.96%) Compliance Analyst
11 13 (3.96%) IT Auditor
12 11 (3.35%) ERP Analyst
12 11 (3.35%) Senior Analyst
13 10 (3.05%) Head of IT
13 10 (3.05%) Head of IT Security
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 15 (4.57%) Web Services
2 4 (1.22%) LDAP
3 2 (0.61%) EDI
3 2 (0.61%) JSON
3 2 (0.61%) Memcached
3 2 (0.61%) OLE
3 2 (0.61%) RabbitMQ
3 2 (0.61%) XML
4 1 (0.30%) .NET
4 1 (0.30%) .NET Framework
4 1 (0.30%) 802.1X
4 1 (0.30%) Regular Expression
4 1 (0.30%) SAP Fiori
4 1 (0.30%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 45 (13.72%) Management Information System
2 37 (11.28%) Analytical Skills
3 17 (5.18%) Public Cloud
4 16 (4.88%) Data Centre
5 14 (4.27%) Driving Licence
6 12 (3.66%) Security Operations Centre
7 7 (2.13%) Enterprise Software
7 7 (2.13%) Self-Motivation
8 6 (1.83%) Data Protection Act
9 5 (1.52%) Cyberattack
9 5 (1.52%) Data Structures
10 4 (1.22%) Cyberthreat
10 4 (1.22%) Internet of Things
10 4 (1.22%) Life Science
10 4 (1.22%) PMI
10 4 (1.22%) Virtual Team
11 3 (0.91%) CMDB
11 3 (0.91%) Cyber Kill Chain
11 3 (0.91%) Replication
11 3 (0.91%) Robotics
Operating Systems
1 50 (15.24%) Windows
2 28 (8.54%) Linux
3 26 (7.93%) Windows Server
4 16 (4.88%) Unix
5 8 (2.44%) Solaris
6 5 (1.52%) Windows 10
7 3 (0.91%) Windows 7
8 2 (0.61%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 2 (0.61%) Windows Server 2012
8 2 (0.61%) Windows XP
9 1 (0.30%) AIX
9 1 (0.30%) CentOS
9 1 (0.30%) Debian
9 1 (0.30%) Fedora
9 1 (0.30%) HPUX
9 1 (0.30%) Oracle Linux
9 1 (0.30%) SUSE
Processes & Methodologies
1 98 (29.88%) Information Security
2 86 (26.22%) ITIL
3 50 (15.24%) Risk Management
4 47 (14.33%) Agile Software Development
4 47 (14.33%) IT Audit
5 38 (11.59%) Service Management
6 36 (10.98%) Security Operations
7 34 (10.37%) Cybersecurity
7 34 (10.37%) Regulatory Compliance
8 33 (10.06%) Problem-Solving
9 32 (9.76%) Business Continuity
9 32 (9.76%) Change Management
9 32 (9.76%) Data Privacy
9 32 (9.76%) Data Protection
9 32 (9.76%) ERP
10 31 (9.45%) DevOps
11 29 (8.84%) Incident Management
11 29 (8.84%) Project Management
11 29 (8.84%) Security Architecture
11 29 (8.84%) SIEM
Programming Languages
1 18 (5.49%) Java
2 10 (3.05%) SQL
3 7 (2.13%) C#
4 6 (1.83%) PowerShell
5 3 (0.91%) Python
6 2 (0.61%) Perl
7 1 (0.30%) ABAP
7 1 (0.30%) Bash Shell
7 1 (0.30%) C
7 1 (0.30%) Shell Script
7 1 (0.30%) VB
Qualifications
1 65 (19.82%) CISSP
2 59 (17.99%) CISA
3 56 (17.07%) Degree
4 48 (14.63%) CISM
5 30 (9.15%) Cisco Certification
6 16 (4.88%) (ISC)2 CCSP
7 15 (4.57%) CRISC
8 12 (3.66%) CGEIT
9 11 (3.35%) CCIE
9 11 (3.35%) CREST Certified
9 11 (3.35%) PMI Certification
9 11 (3.35%) SC Cleared
9 11 (3.35%) Security Cleared
10 10 (3.05%) ACCA
10 10 (3.05%) CCNP
10 10 (3.05%) CCSP
10 10 (3.05%) CIMA
10 10 (3.05%) Master's Degree
11 9 (2.74%) CCNA
11 9 (2.74%) MBA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 95 (28.96%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 90 (27.44%) PCI DSS
3 75 (22.87%) GDPR
4 50 (15.24%) COBIT
5 35 (10.67%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
6 26 (7.93%) HIPAA
7 17 (5.18%) HMG Security Policy Framework
8 13 (3.96%) ISAE 3402
9 11 (3.35%) ISO 22301
10 10 (3.05%) ISO 31000
10 10 (3.05%) SLA
11 9 (2.74%) Basel II
11 9 (2.74%) ISO 9001
12 8 (2.44%) Cyber Essentials
12 8 (2.44%) PA-DSS
12 8 (2.44%) SAS 70
13 7 (2.13%) COSO
13 7 (2.13%) ISO/IEC 27005
14 6 (1.83%) GxP
15 5 (1.52%) Solvency II
System Software
1 27 (8.23%) Active Directory
2 13 (3.96%) VMware Infrastructure
3 7 (2.13%) Hyper-V
3 7 (2.13%) ISA Server
4 3 (0.91%) Virtual Servers
4 3 (0.91%) XenApp
5 2 (0.61%) Corosync
5 2 (0.61%) Snort
5 2 (0.61%) Virtual Machines
5 2 (0.61%) vSphere
6 1 (0.30%) Firmware
6 1 (0.30%) KVM
6 1 (0.30%) Microsoft Virtual Server
Systems Management
1 17 (5.18%) Puppet
2 13 (3.96%) IBM Guardium
3 9 (2.74%) CASB
3 9 (2.74%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
4 8 (2.44%) Nessus
4 8 (2.44%) Stealthwatch
4 8 (2.44%) Trend Micro Deep Security
5 6 (1.83%) RSA Archer
6 5 (1.52%) Oracle Identity Management
7 4 (1.22%) NetBackup
7 4 (1.22%) QRadar
8 3 (0.91%) Ansible
8 3 (0.91%) FlexNet
9 2 (0.61%) Cisco CUCM
9 2 (0.61%) Control-M
9 2 (0.61%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
9 2 (0.61%) Pacemaker
9 2 (0.61%) Single Sign-On
10 1 (0.30%) Microsoft Clustering
10 1 (0.30%) WSUS
Vendors
1 43 (13.11%) Microsoft
2 36 (10.98%) Oracle
3 33 (10.06%) Cisco
4 28 (8.54%) SAP
5 26 (7.93%) VMware
6 25 (7.62%) McAfee
7 16 (4.88%) Symantec
7 16 (4.88%) Trend Micro
8 14 (4.27%) Splunk
9 13 (3.96%) Imperva
10 12 (3.66%) Palo Alto
11 11 (3.35%) BMC
11 11 (3.35%) CheckPoint
11 11 (3.35%) Citrix
11 11 (3.35%) Juniper
12 10 (3.05%) ServiceNow
13 9 (2.74%) ArcSight
13 9 (2.74%) IBM
13 9 (2.74%) Qualys
14 8 (2.44%) JD Edwards