Period
to 17 January 2019

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in the North West 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 January 2019 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Sarbanes-Oxley (SOX, Sarbox)
England > North West
6 months to
17 Jan 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 292 356 346
Rank change year-on-year +64 -10 -40
Permanent jobs citing Sarbanes-Oxley 47 15 22
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the North West 0.44% 0.12% 0.18%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 2.98% 0.92% 1.46%
Number of salaries quoted 39 13 16
North West median annual salary £45,500 £55,000 £57,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -17.27% -4.35% +27.78%
10th Percentile £24,750 £33,250 £48,750
90th Percentile £73,750 £80,000 £68,125
England median annual salary £55,000 £62,500 £55,000
% change year-on-year -12.00% +13.64% +10.00%

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 the North West with a requirement for quality assurance or compliance skills.

All Quality Assurance and Compliance Skills
North West
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for quality assurance or compliance skills 1,577 1,633 1,509
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the North West 14.86% 12.92% 12.20%
Number of salaries quoted 1,226 1,199 1,182
North West median annual salary £45,000 £42,500 £41,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.88% +3.66% +4.46%
10th Percentile £26,250 £24,750 £24,500
90th Percentile £70,000 £67,500 £63,290
England median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £47,500
% change year-on-year - +5.26% -

Sarbanes-Oxley
Job Vacancy Trend in the North West

Job postings citing Sarbanes-Oxley as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in the North West.

Job vacancy trend for Sarbanes-Oxley in the North West

Sarbanes-Oxley
Salary Trend in the North West

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Sarbanes-Oxley in the North West.

Salary trend for Sarbanes-Oxley in the North West

Sarbanes-Oxley
Salary Histogram in the North West

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Sarbanes-Oxley in the North West over the 6 months to 17 January 2019.

Salary histogram for Sarbanes-Oxley in the North West

Sarbanes-Oxley
Job Locations in the North West

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Sarbanes-Oxley within the North West region over the 6 months to 17 January 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
Manchester +23 27 £45,250 -15.81% 3
Cheshire +45 10 £25,500 -68.13% 1
Merseyside +12 8 £48,750 +14.71%
Sarbanes-Oxley
England

For the 6 months to 17 January 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 North West region with a requirement for Sarbanes-Oxley.

1 20 (42.55%) ITIL
2 18 (38.30%) Firewall
3 16 (34.04%) Windows
3 16 (34.04%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 15 (31.91%) LAN
4 15 (31.91%) Microsoft
5 14 (29.79%) DNS
5 14 (29.79%) Cisco
5 14 (29.79%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
6 13 (27.66%) WAN
6 13 (27.66%) TCP/IP
7 12 (25.53%) Information Security
8 10 (21.28%) Cisco Certification
8 10 (21.28%) Change Control
9 9 (19.15%) Vulnerability Management
9 9 (19.15%) Security Operations
9 9 (19.15%) Mentoring
9 9 (19.15%) IT Strategy
9 9 (19.15%) Unix
9 9 (19.15%) CCNA
9 9 (19.15%) SSL
9 9 (19.15%) VLAN
10 8 (17.02%) BIG-IP
10 8 (17.02%) Load Balancing
10 8 (17.02%) Cisco IOS
10 8 (17.02%) OWASP
10 8 (17.02%) Change Management
10 8 (17.02%) Wi-Fi
10 8 (17.02%) CCIE
10 8 (17.02%) CCNP

Sarbanes-Oxley
Co-occurring IT Skills in the North West 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 8 (17.02%) Apache
1 8 (17.02%) IIS
1 8 (17.02%) Tomcat
1 8 (17.02%) WebLogic
2 5 (10.64%) Skype for Business
3 1 (2.13%) Elasticsearch
3 1 (2.13%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 6 (12.77%) Microsoft Office
2 1 (2.13%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 1 (2.13%) Oracle Applications
1 1 (2.13%) Oracle EBS
Cloud Services
1 6 (12.77%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (2.13%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 18 (38.30%) Firewall
2 15 (31.91%) LAN
3 14 (29.79%) DNS
4 13 (27.66%) TCP/IP
4 13 (27.66%) WAN
5 9 (19.15%) SSL
5 9 (19.15%) VLAN
6 8 (17.02%) BGP
6 8 (17.02%) BIG-IP
6 8 (17.02%) Cisco IOS
6 8 (17.02%) DMVPN
6 8 (17.02%) Internet
6 8 (17.02%) NX-OS
6 8 (17.02%) OSPF
6 8 (17.02%) SMTP
6 8 (17.02%) Wi-Fi
7 7 (14.89%) Network Security
8 5 (10.64%) DHCP
8 5 (10.64%) VoIP
8 5 (10.64%) Wireless
Development Applications
1 1 (2.13%) Chocolatey
1 1 (2.13%) Jenkins
1 1 (2.13%) Oracle Forms
1 1 (2.13%) Vagrant
General
1 6 (12.77%) Legal
2 5 (10.64%) Finance
3 4 (8.51%) Military
3 4 (8.51%) Retail
4 2 (4.26%) Manufacturing
5 1 (2.13%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 14 (29.79%) Analyst
2 12 (25.53%) IT Manager
3 9 (19.15%) Security Analyst
4 8 (17.02%) Network Engineer
5 7 (14.89%) Senior Network Engineer
6 6 (12.77%) Information Analyst
6 6 (12.77%) Information Security Analyst
7 5 (10.64%) IT Assistant
7 5 (10.64%) Senior Analyst
7 5 (10.64%) Senior Information Analyst
7 5 (10.64%) Senior Information Security Analyst
7 5 (10.64%) Senior Security Analyst
7 5 (10.64%) Service Desk Assistant
8 3 (6.38%) CISSP Analyst
8 3 (6.38%) IT Analyst
9 2 (4.26%) Compliance Analyst
9 2 (4.26%) IT Operations Analyst
9 2 (4.26%) Operations Analyst
9 2 (4.26%) SOX Analyst
9 2 (4.26%) SOX Compliance Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (2.13%) Kafka
1 1 (2.13%) RabbitMQ
Miscellaneous
1 5 (10.64%) Analytical Skills
1 5 (10.64%) Data Centre
1 5 (10.64%) Video Conferencing
2 4 (8.51%) Security Operations Centre
3 3 (6.38%) Self-Motivation
4 2 (4.26%) Management Information System
4 2 (4.26%) NHS
4 2 (4.26%) Replication
5 1 (2.13%) Driving Licence
5 1 (2.13%) Enterprise Storage
Operating Systems
1 16 (34.04%) Windows
2 9 (19.15%) Unix
3 6 (12.77%) Linux
4 5 (10.64%) Android
4 5 (10.64%) Apple iOS
4 5 (10.64%) Windows 10
5 3 (6.38%) Windows Server
6 1 (2.13%) AIX
6 1 (2.13%) CentOS
6 1 (2.13%) Debian
6 1 (2.13%) Fedora
6 1 (2.13%) HPUX
6 1 (2.13%) Oracle Linux
6 1 (2.13%) Solaris
6 1 (2.13%) SUSE
Processes & Methodologies
1 20 (42.55%) ITIL
2 12 (25.53%) Information Security
3 10 (21.28%) Change Control
4 9 (19.15%) IT Strategy
4 9 (19.15%) Mentoring
4 9 (19.15%) Security Operations
4 9 (19.15%) Vulnerability Management
5 8 (17.02%) Change Management
5 8 (17.02%) Data Privacy
5 8 (17.02%) Load Balancing
5 8 (17.02%) OWASP
6 6 (12.77%) Incident Management
6 6 (12.77%) Project Management
6 6 (12.77%) Virtual Environments
7 5 (10.64%) Business Continuity
7 5 (10.64%) Configuration Management
7 5 (10.64%) Disaster Recovery
7 5 (10.64%) Workflow
8 4 (8.51%) Proactive Monitoring
8 4 (8.51%) Vulnerability Scanning
Programming Languages
1 1 (2.13%) PowerShell
1 1 (2.13%) Shell Script
1 1 (2.13%) SQL
Qualifications
1 10 (21.28%) Cisco Certification
2 9 (19.15%) CCNA
3 8 (17.02%) CCIE
3 8 (17.02%) CCNP
4 7 (14.89%) CISSP
4 7 (14.89%) Degree
5 5 (10.64%) CISM
6 4 (8.51%) CISA
7 2 (4.26%) CRISC
8 1 (2.13%) (ISC)2 CCSP
8 1 (2.13%) CCSP
8 1 (2.13%) GSEC
8 1 (2.13%) Master's Degree
8 1 (2.13%) MCSE
8 1 (2.13%) Microsoft Certification
8 1 (2.13%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 16 (34.04%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 14 (29.79%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
3 4 (8.51%) GDPR
4 2 (4.26%) PCI DSS
5 1 (2.13%) HIPAA
5 1 (2.13%) ISO 31000
5 1 (2.13%) ISO 9001
5 1 (2.13%) SLA
System Software
1 6 (12.77%) Active Directory
2 2 (4.26%) vSphere
3 1 (2.13%) Docker
3 1 (2.13%) Firmware
3 1 (2.13%) KVM
3 1 (2.13%) VMware ESXi
3 1 (2.13%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 2 (4.26%) Ansible
2 1 (2.13%) FortiGate
2 1 (2.13%) Kubernetes
2 1 (2.13%) Puppet
2 1 (2.13%) vCenter Server
Vendors
1 15 (31.91%) Microsoft
2 14 (29.79%) Cisco
3 8 (17.02%) F5
3 8 (17.02%) Meraki
4 7 (14.89%) CheckPoint
5 5 (10.64%) MobileIron
6 4 (8.51%) QAD
7 3 (6.38%) VMware
8 2 (4.26%) Citrix
8 2 (4.26%) Nimble Storage
8 2 (4.26%) Oracle
8 2 (4.26%) Veeam
9 1 (2.13%) Avaya
9 1 (2.13%) NetApp
9 1 (2.13%) Pegasus
9 1 (2.13%) Red Hat
9 1 (2.13%) Remedy