Period
to 27 January 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 27 January 2020 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Sarbanes-Oxley (SOX, Sarbox)
UK > England
6 months to
27 Jan 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 745 755 834
Rank change year-on-year +10 +79 -84
Permanent jobs citing Sarbanes-Oxley 260 332 340
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in England 0.23% 0.24% 0.21%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 1.79% 1.70% 1.65%
Number of salaries quoted 209 231 233
England median annual salary £60,000 £55,000 £62,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +9.09% -12.00% +13.64%
10th Percentile £46,250 £28,000 £40,800
90th Percentile £88,000 £80,000 £82,500
UK median annual salary £60,000 £55,000 £62,500
% change year-on-year +9.09% -12.00% +13.64%

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 14,551 19,502 20,632
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in England 12.61% 14.00% 12.72%
Number of salaries quoted 11,293 14,391 16,039
England median annual salary £52,500 £50,000 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.00% - +5.26%
10th Percentile £28,750 £27,750 £27,500
90th Percentile £85,000 £80,000 £80,000
UK median annual salary £52,000 £50,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year +4.00% - +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 27 January 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 27 January 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 +48 106 £60,000 -9.09% 14
South East +55 82 £60,000 +17.65% 7
Midlands +15 34 £55,000 +15.79% 10
West Midlands +46 32 £55,000 +22.22% 8
North of England +22 27 £60,000 +14.29% 8
North West +23 16 £55,000 +20.88% 1
East of England +39 10 £60,000 -15.79%
Yorkshire +23 10 £77,500 +40.91% 6
North East +6 1 £37,500 -48.28% 1
East Midlands +2 1 £65,000 +18.18% 2
Sarbanes-Oxley
UK

For the 6 months to 27 January 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 90 (34.62%) Finance
1 90 (34.62%) Information Security
1 90 (34.62%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 85 (32.69%) GDPR
3 84 (32.31%) NIST
4 72 (27.69%) ITIL
5 67 (25.77%) Cybersecurity
6 62 (23.85%) CISSP
7 49 (18.85%) SAP
7 49 (18.85%) COBIT
8 48 (18.46%) CISM
9 46 (17.69%) Project Management
10 43 (16.54%) DevOps
11 41 (15.77%) Analytical Skills
11 41 (15.77%) PCI DSS
12 39 (15.00%) CISA
12 39 (15.00%) ERP
13 36 (13.85%) Agile Software Development
14 34 (13.08%) Business Analysis
15 33 (12.69%) Data Privacy
16 31 (11.92%) Stakeholder Engagement
16 31 (11.92%) Microsoft
16 31 (11.92%) VMware
16 31 (11.92%) Firewall
17 30 (11.54%) Change Management
17 30 (11.54%) Legal
17 30 (11.54%) Oracle
18 29 (11.15%) Management Information System
19 28 (10.77%) Security Architecture
20 27 (10.38%) SQL

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 4 (1.54%) WebSphere
2 3 (1.15%) Confluence
3 2 (0.77%) IIS
3 2 (0.77%) SAS
4 1 (0.38%) Oracle SOA Suite
Applications
1 17 (6.54%) Microsoft Excel
2 8 (3.08%) Microsoft PowerPoint
3 3 (1.15%) Microsoft Office
3 3 (1.15%) MS Visio
4 1 (0.38%) HipChat
Business Applications
1 21 (8.08%) SAP ERP
2 11 (4.23%) SAP S/4HANA
3 10 (3.85%) SAP CO
3 10 (3.85%) SAP FI
3 10 (3.85%) SAP FI/CO
4 7 (2.69%) SAP MM
5 6 (2.31%) SAP LE
5 6 (2.31%) SAP WM
6 4 (1.54%) SAP Payroll
6 4 (1.54%) Workday HCM
7 3 (1.15%) Dynamics CRM
7 3 (1.15%) Dynamics NAV
7 3 (1.15%) Oracle EBS
7 3 (1.15%) Oracle Payables
7 3 (1.15%) Sparx Enterprise Architect
8 2 (0.77%) Oracle Financials
8 2 (0.77%) Oracle iProcurement
8 2 (0.77%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
8 2 (0.77%) SAP BPC
9 1 (0.38%) SAP SD
Cloud Services
1 26 (10.00%) Azure
2 19 (7.31%) AWS
3 10 (3.85%) Datadog
4 6 (2.31%) IaaS
4 6 (2.31%) Office 365
4 6 (2.31%) SaaS
5 5 (1.92%) PaaS
6 4 (1.54%) Cloud Computing
6 4 (1.54%) SuccessFactors
7 2 (0.77%) Power Platform
8 1 (0.38%) Dynamics 365
8 1 (0.38%) GCP
Communications & Networking
1 31 (11.92%) Firewall
2 21 (8.08%) LAN
3 19 (7.31%) Network Security
4 18 (6.92%) WAN
5 17 (6.54%) VPN
6 10 (3.85%) PPP
6 10 (3.85%) RTP
7 7 (2.69%) Cisco IPT
7 7 (2.69%) IP Telephony
8 6 (2.31%) Internet
9 5 (1.92%) MPLS
10 4 (1.54%) SAN
11 3 (1.15%) Cisco ASA
11 3 (1.15%) DNS
11 3 (1.15%) Wi-Fi
11 3 (1.15%) Wireless
11 3 (1.15%) WLAN
12 2 (0.77%) DMVPN
12 2 (0.77%) HSRP
12 2 (0.77%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (2.31%) Oracle Database
1 6 (2.31%) Relational Database
1 6 (2.31%) SQL Server
2 5 (1.92%) RDBMS
2 5 (1.92%) SAP BW
3 4 (1.54%) Big Data
3 4 (1.54%) BusinessObjects
3 4 (1.54%) Oracle Database 11g
4 3 (1.15%) BusinessObjects Business Intelligence
4 3 (1.15%) OLTP
4 3 (1.15%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 2 (0.77%) Data Warehouse
5 2 (0.77%) Power BI
5 2 (0.77%) SQL Server 2008
6 1 (0.38%) Oracle9i Database
6 1 (0.38%) SAP HANA
6 1 (0.38%) SQL Server 2012
6 1 (0.38%) SQL Server 2016
6 1 (0.38%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 1 (0.38%) TKPROF
Development Applications
1 7 (2.69%) JIRA
2 2 (0.77%) Visual Studio Team System
3 1 (0.38%) Bitbucket
3 1 (0.38%) Jenkins
3 1 (0.38%) SonarQube
3 1 (0.38%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 90 (34.62%) Finance
2 30 (11.54%) Legal
3 24 (9.23%) Retail
4 10 (3.85%) Law
4 10 (3.85%) Manufacturing
5 9 (3.46%) Banking
6 6 (2.31%) Financial Institution
7 4 (1.54%) Marketing
7 4 (1.54%) Telecoms
8 3 (1.15%) Automotive
8 3 (1.15%) Billing
9 2 (0.77%) Back Office
9 2 (0.77%) Dutch Language
9 2 (0.77%) French Language
9 2 (0.77%) German Language
9 2 (0.77%) Italian Language
9 2 (0.77%) Polish Language
9 2 (0.77%) Public Sector
9 2 (0.77%) Spanish Language
10 1 (0.38%) Front Office
Job Titles
1 67 (25.77%) Analyst
2 33 (12.69%) Business Analyst
3 27 (10.38%) Consultant
4 25 (9.62%) SAP Analyst
5 23 (8.85%) SAP Business Analyst
5 23 (8.85%) Security Engineer
6 22 (8.46%) Architect
7 21 (8.08%) Senior Analyst
8 19 (7.31%) Security Architect
9 18 (6.92%) IT Analyst
10 17 (6.54%) Senior Business Analyst
11 16 (6.15%) Security Consultant
12 15 (5.77%) Operations Engineer
13 12 (4.62%) IT Engineer
13 12 (4.62%) Sales Engineer
14 11 (4.23%) Risk Analyst
15 10 (3.85%) Monitoring Engineer
15 10 (3.85%) SAP FI Analyst
15 10 (3.85%) SAP FI Business Analyst
15 10 (3.85%) SAP FI/CO Business Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (3.85%) Sensu
2 8 (3.08%) SailPoint
3 7 (2.69%) OAuth
3 7 (2.69%) OAuth2
3 7 (2.69%) OpenID
3 7 (2.69%) XACML
4 4 (1.54%) Web Services
5 3 (1.15%) Middleware
6 2 (0.77%) Velocity
7 1 (0.38%) .NET
7 1 (0.38%) COM
7 1 (0.38%) CSS
7 1 (0.38%) EDI
7 1 (0.38%) REST
7 1 (0.38%) Software Packaging
Miscellaneous
1 41 (15.77%) Analytical Skills
2 29 (11.15%) Management Information System
3 20 (7.69%) Self-Motivation
4 13 (5.00%) Data Centre
5 10 (3.85%) User Experience
6 8 (3.08%) Data Protection Act
7 7 (2.69%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
7 7 (2.69%) PKI
8 6 (2.31%) Security Operations Centre
9 2 (0.77%) Client/Server
9 2 (0.77%) Cyber Defence
9 2 (0.77%) Hybrid Cloud
9 2 (0.77%) Internet of Things
9 2 (0.77%) Virtual Team
10 1 (0.38%) CESG
10 1 (0.38%) CESG CLAS
10 1 (0.38%) Clustering
10 1 (0.38%) Fixed Income
10 1 (0.38%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
10 1 (0.38%) Mainframe
Operating Systems
1 25 (9.62%) Unix
2 23 (8.85%) Windows
3 14 (5.38%) Windows Server
4 7 (2.69%) HPUX
5 3 (1.15%) Solaris
6 2 (0.77%) Linux
6 2 (0.77%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 90 (34.62%) Information Security
2 72 (27.69%) ITIL
3 67 (25.77%) Cybersecurity
4 46 (17.69%) Project Management
5 43 (16.54%) DevOps
6 39 (15.00%) ERP
7 36 (13.85%) Agile Software Development
8 34 (13.08%) Business Analysis
9 33 (12.69%) Data Privacy
10 31 (11.92%) Stakeholder Engagement
11 30 (11.54%) Change Management
12 28 (10.77%) Security Architecture
13 26 (10.00%) Problem-Solving
14 25 (9.62%) Vulnerability Management
15 23 (8.85%) OWASP
16 22 (8.46%) Incident Management
17 21 (8.08%) Internal Audit
18 20 (7.69%) Risk Management
19 19 (7.31%) Project Delivery
20 18 (6.92%) Service Delivery
Programming Languages
1 27 (10.38%) SQL
2 12 (4.62%) PowerShell
3 6 (2.31%) Python
4 3 (1.15%) C
4 3 (1.15%) T-SQL
5 2 (0.77%) Java
5 2 (0.77%) PL/SQL
6 1 (0.38%) ABAP
6 1 (0.38%) C#
6 1 (0.38%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 62 (23.85%) CISSP
2 48 (18.46%) CISM
3 39 (15.00%) CISA
4 23 (8.85%) CEH
5 19 (7.31%) CRISC
5 19 (7.31%) Security Cleared
6 18 (6.92%) Degree
7 16 (6.15%) SC Cleared
8 12 (4.62%) GSEC
9 11 (4.23%) SANS
10 7 (2.69%) Cisco Certification
10 7 (2.69%) TOGAF Certification
11 6 (2.31%) CESG Certified Professional
11 6 (2.31%) DV Cleared
11 6 (2.31%) Master's Degree
12 5 (1.92%) (ISC)2 CCSP
12 5 (1.92%) CREST Certified
12 5 (1.92%) Microsoft Certification
13 4 (1.54%) GISP
14 3 (1.15%) MCSE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 90 (34.62%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 85 (32.69%) GDPR
3 84 (32.31%) NIST
4 49 (18.85%) COBIT
5 41 (15.77%) PCI DSS
6 19 (7.31%) ITGC
7 18 (6.92%) HIPAA
8 16 (6.15%) SLA
9 11 (4.23%) FISMA
10 9 (3.46%) NCSC
11 8 (3.08%) Cyber Essentials
12 7 (2.69%) Data Quality
12 7 (2.69%) Solvency II
13 6 (2.31%) HMG Security Policy Framework
14 5 (1.92%) QA
15 4 (1.54%) COSO
15 4 (1.54%) NIST 800
16 3 (1.15%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
17 2 (0.77%) GLBA
17 2 (0.77%) Val IT
System Software
1 25 (9.62%) Active Directory
2 15 (5.77%) VMware Infrastructure
3 3 (1.15%) vSphere
4 2 (0.77%) Hyper-V
4 2 (0.77%) VMware ESXi
5 1 (0.38%) ISA Server
Systems Management
1 16 (6.15%) SCOM
2 10 (3.85%) Automic
2 10 (3.85%) Grafana
2 10 (3.85%) Nagios
3 7 (2.69%) SCCM
4 6 (2.31%) Ansible
4 6 (2.31%) Opscode Chef
4 6 (2.31%) WSUS
5 5 (1.92%) Nessus
5 5 (1.92%) Nmap
6 2 (0.77%) Cisco CUCM
7 1 (0.38%) AppManager
7 1 (0.38%) CASB
7 1 (0.38%) Data Guard
7 1 (0.38%) McAfee ePO
7 1 (0.38%) Oracle RMAN
7 1 (0.38%) Oracle Statspack
7 1 (0.38%) Single Sign-On
7 1 (0.38%) Stealthwatch
7 1 (0.38%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
Vendors
1 49 (18.85%) SAP
2 31 (11.92%) Microsoft
2 31 (11.92%) VMware
3 30 (11.54%) Oracle
4 18 (6.92%) Citrix
5 15 (5.77%) Cisco
6 12 (4.62%) Qualys
7 11 (4.23%) CA
7 11 (4.23%) Splunk
8 10 (3.85%) ServiceNow
9 9 (3.46%) hybris
10 8 (3.08%) McAfee
10 8 (3.08%) Palo Alto
11 7 (2.69%) Salesforce.com
12 5 (1.92%) Forcepoint
12 5 (1.92%) Imperva
12 5 (1.92%) New Relic
13 4 (1.54%) CyberArk
13 4 (1.54%) LogRhythm
13 4 (1.54%) Varonis