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 3 months to 26 April 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Sarbanes-Oxley (SOX, Sarbox)
England / North West
3 months to
26 Apr 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 237 221 248
Rank change year-on-year -16 +27  
Permanent jobs citing Sarbanes-Oxley 14 12 8
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the North West 0.22% 0.21% 0.12%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 2.04% 1.81% 1.03%
Number of salaries quoted 9 10 2
Median salary £57,500 £52,500 £45,375
Median salary % change year-on-year +9.52% +15.70%  
90% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £37,700 £25,675
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £53,725 £65,075
UK excluding London median salary £53,750 £55,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year -2.27% +10.00%  

Sarbanes-Oxley is in the quality assurance and compliance skills category. The next 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 and compliance skills.

Quality Assurance & Compliance Skills
North West
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for quality assurance and compliance skills 687 662 776
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the North West 10.87% 11.63% 11.90%
Number of salaries quoted 503 540 607
Median salary £37,500 £42,500 £41,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -11.76% +3.65%  
90% offered a salary of more than £24,000 £25,800 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £57,500 £62,500
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £45,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year -5.55% +5.88%  

Sarbanes-Oxley
Job Vacancy Trend in the North West

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in the North West citing Sarbanes-Oxley as a proportion of all permanent or contract IT jobs with a match in the Quality Assurance & Compliance category.

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 3 months to 26 April 2017.

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 3 months to 26 April 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Cheshire +3 10 £60,000 +26.31%
Lancashire - 3 £57,500 -
Sarbanes-Oxley
England

For the 6 months to 26 April 2017, IT jobs citing Sarbanes-Oxley also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the North West region with a requirement for Sarbanes-Oxley.

1 25 (75.76%) Finance
2 13 (39.39%) CISSP
3 11 (33.33%) Change Management
4 9 (27.27%) Risk Management
4 9 (27.27%) Information Security
5 8 (24.24%) CISM
6 7 (21.21%) CISA
6 7 (21.21%) Stakeholder Management
6 7 (21.21%) SQL
6 7 (21.21%) Oracle
6 7 (21.21%) ISO/IEC 27001
6 7 (21.21%) PCI DSS
7 6 (18.18%) Oracle ASCP
7 6 (18.18%) Oracle General Ledger
7 6 (18.18%) Oracle EBS R12
7 6 (18.18%) Oracle iProcurement
7 6 (18.18%) Data Migration
7 6 (18.18%) PLM
7 6 (18.18%) Workflow
7 6 (18.18%) Migration
7 6 (18.18%) PL/SQL
7 6 (18.18%) ITIL
7 6 (18.18%) Unix
7 6 (18.18%) Oracle Reports
7 6 (18.18%) Oracle Database 10g
7 6 (18.18%) Games
7 6 (18.18%) Oracle Applications
7 6 (18.18%) Oracle Workflow
7 6 (18.18%) Oracle EBS
7 6 (18.18%) Oracle Database 12c

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 6 (18.18%) Oracle Workflow
2 1 (3.03%) Exchange Server 2013
2 1 (3.03%) MS Exchange
2 1 (3.03%) SharePoint
Applications
1 3 (9.09%) Microsoft Office
1 3 (9.09%) Microsoft PowerPoint
2 1 (3.03%) Microsoft Excel
2 1 (3.03%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 6 (18.18%) Oracle Applications
1 6 (18.18%) Oracle ASCP
1 6 (18.18%) Oracle Assets
1 6 (18.18%) Oracle Cash Management
1 6 (18.18%) Oracle EBS
1 6 (18.18%) Oracle EBS R12
1 6 (18.18%) Oracle General Ledger
1 6 (18.18%) Oracle iProcurement
1 6 (18.18%) Oracle iSupplier
1 6 (18.18%) Oracle Payables
1 6 (18.18%) Oracle Receivables
2 4 (12.12%) SAP GRC
Cloud Services
1 2 (6.06%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 5 (15.15%) Firewall
2 2 (6.06%) VPN
3 1 (3.03%) DHCP
3 1 (3.03%) DNS
3 1 (3.03%) Intrusion Detection
3 1 (3.03%) LAN
3 1 (3.03%) Network Security
3 1 (3.03%) VLAN
3 1 (3.03%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (18.18%) Oracle Database
1 6 (18.18%) Oracle Database 10g
1 6 (18.18%) Oracle Database 12c
1 6 (18.18%) Oracle Reports
2 4 (12.12%) SAP BW
3 1 (3.03%) GIS
3 1 (3.03%) Ingres
General
1 25 (75.76%) Finance
2 6 (18.18%) Games
3 5 (15.15%) Banking
4 4 (12.12%) Advertising
4 4 (12.12%) Investment Banking
4 4 (12.12%) Manufacturing
5 2 (6.06%) Legal
5 2 (6.06%) Retail
5 2 (6.06%) Retail Banking
5 2 (6.06%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 10 (30.30%) Analyst
2 8 (24.24%) Risk Manager
3 6 (18.18%) Oracle Analyst
3 6 (18.18%) Systems Analyst
4 5 (15.15%) Consultant
4 5 (15.15%) Security Consultant
4 5 (15.15%) Technology Risk Manager
5 4 (12.12%) COBIT Manager
5 4 (12.12%) SAP Analyst
5 4 (12.12%) SAP Authorisation Consultant
5 4 (12.12%) SAP Consultant
5 4 (12.12%) SAP GRC Consultant
5 4 (12.12%) SAP Security Analyst
5 4 (12.12%) SAP Security and Authorisations Consultant
5 4 (12.12%) SAP Security Consultant
5 4 (12.12%) Security Analyst
6 3 (9.09%) Audit Manager
6 3 (9.09%) IT Audit Manager
6 3 (9.09%) IT Risk Manager
6 3 (9.09%) ITIL Manager
Miscellaneous
1 4 (12.12%) Mainframe
2 3 (9.09%) Analytical Skills
2 3 (9.09%) Computer Science
3 1 (3.03%) e-Learning
3 1 (3.03%) Management Information System
3 1 (3.03%) NHS
3 1 (3.03%) Smartphone
3 1 (3.03%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 6 (18.18%) Unix
2 2 (6.06%) Windows
3 1 (3.03%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (33.33%) Change Management
2 9 (27.27%) Information Security
2 9 (27.27%) Risk Management
3 7 (21.21%) Stakeholder Management
4 6 (18.18%) Data Migration
4 6 (18.18%) ITIL
4 6 (18.18%) Migration
4 6 (18.18%) PLM
4 6 (18.18%) Workflow
5 5 (15.15%) Business Intelligence
5 5 (15.15%) Service Management
6 4 (12.12%) Agile Software Development
6 4 (12.12%) Data Security
6 4 (12.12%) Matrix Organization
6 4 (12.12%) PRINCE2
6 4 (12.12%) Project Management
6 4 (12.12%) SAP Security
6 4 (12.12%) Six Sigma
6 4 (12.12%) Wealth Management
7 3 (9.09%) Data Loss Prevention
Programming Languages
1 7 (21.21%) SQL
2 6 (18.18%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 13 (39.39%) CISSP
2 8 (24.24%) CISM
3 7 (21.21%) CISA
4 5 (15.15%) CRISC
5 4 (12.12%) Degree
6 2 (6.06%) MCP
6 2 (6.06%) PMI Certification
6 2 (6.06%) PMP
6 2 (6.06%) Postgraduate
7 1 (3.03%) CLAS
7 1 (3.03%) MCSA
7 1 (3.03%) Microsoft Certification
7 1 (3.03%) PCI QSA
7 1 (3.03%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
7 1 (3.03%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (21.21%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 7 (21.21%) PCI DSS
2 5 (15.15%) COBIT
3 1 (3.03%) BS25999
3 1 (3.03%) COSO
3 1 (3.03%) GDPR
3 1 (3.03%) HIPAA
3 1 (3.03%) PMO
System Software
1 1 (3.03%) Active Directory
1 1 (3.03%) VMware ESXi
1 1 (3.03%) VMware Infrastructure
1 1 (3.03%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 1 (3.03%) vCenter Server
1 1 (3.03%) WSUS
Vendors
1 7 (21.21%) Oracle
2 5 (15.15%) SAP
3 3 (9.09%) Cisco
3 3 (9.09%) Microsoft
4 2 (6.06%) Avaya
4 2 (6.06%) Riverbed
5 1 (3.03%) Citrix
5 1 (3.03%) NetApp
5 1 (3.03%) VMware