Period
to 20 August 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 20 August 2019 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Sarbanes-Oxley (SOX, Sarbox)
England > North West
6 months to
20 Aug 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 291 345 344
Rank change year-on-year +54 -1 -27
Permanent jobs citing Sarbanes-Oxley 41 11 33
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the North West 0.39% 0.091% 0.25%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 2.70% 0.70% 2.22%
Number of salaries quoted 34 7 27
North West median annual salary £60,000 £40,000 £55,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +50.00% -27.27% +4.76%
10th Percentile £45,375 £32,250 £31,250
90th Percentile £76,562 £56,750 £67,500
England median annual salary £61,000 £60,000 £57,500
% change year-on-year +1.67% +4.35% +4.55%

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 1,518 1,572 1,487
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the North West 14.46% 12.97% 11.34%
Number of salaries quoted 964 1,212 1,076
North West median annual salary £45,000 £42,500 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.88% +13.33% -6.25%
10th Percentile £26,000 £24,000 £23,000
90th Percentile £70,906 £63,750 £63,750
England median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £50,000

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 20 August 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 20 August 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 +30 22 £65,789 +46.20% 2
Cheshire +47 14 £52,500 -4.55% 3
Merseyside -2 5 £67,500 +68.75% 1
Sarbanes-Oxley
England

For the 6 months to 20 August 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 28 (68.29%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 21 (51.22%) Information Security
3 20 (48.78%) COBIT
3 20 (48.78%) CISSP
3 20 (48.78%) GDPR
4 19 (46.34%) Problem-Solving
4 19 (46.34%) Analytical Skills
5 18 (43.90%) Microsoft
6 14 (34.15%) CISM
7 11 (26.83%) CISA
7 11 (26.83%) Manufacturing
7 11 (26.83%) VMware
7 11 (26.83%) Cisco
7 11 (26.83%) Oracle
7 11 (26.83%) ITIL
7 11 (26.83%) Security Operations
7 11 (26.83%) Cybersecurity
7 11 (26.83%) NIST
8 10 (24.39%) CESG Certified Professional
8 10 (24.39%) Mentoring
8 10 (24.39%) Unix
8 10 (24.39%) HPUX
8 10 (24.39%) Citrix
8 10 (24.39%) Cisco IPT
8 10 (24.39%) IP Telephony
9 9 (21.95%) Operations Management
9 9 (21.95%) Service Management
9 9 (21.95%) Infrastructure Management
10 8 (19.51%) Self-Motivation
10 8 (19.51%) Matrix Organization

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:

Business Applications
1 5 (12.20%) Sparx Enterprise Architect
2 1 (2.44%) SAP ERP
2 1 (2.44%) SAP GRC
Cloud Services
1 1 (2.44%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 10 (24.39%) Cisco IPT
1 10 (24.39%) IP Telephony
2 8 (19.51%) Network Security
3 6 (14.63%) Firewall
3 6 (14.63%) Intrusion Detection
3 6 (14.63%) LAN
3 6 (14.63%) WAN
4 1 (2.44%) DNS
4 1 (2.44%) FTP
4 1 (2.44%) PPP
4 1 (2.44%) SSL
4 1 (2.44%) WebEx
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (2.44%) MySQL
1 1 (2.44%) Oracle Reports
1 1 (2.44%) Qlik Sense
1 1 (2.44%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 1 (2.44%) Visual Studio
General
1 11 (26.83%) Manufacturing
2 4 (9.76%) Games
3 2 (4.88%) Finance
3 2 (4.88%) Legal
4 1 (2.44%) Automotive
4 1 (2.44%) Retail
Job Titles
1 10 (24.39%) IT Manager
2 9 (21.95%) IT Operations Manager
2 9 (21.95%) Operations Manager
3 6 (14.63%) Consultant
3 6 (14.63%) Information Security Consultant
3 6 (14.63%) Security Consultant
4 5 (12.20%) Head of Design
4 5 (12.20%) Infrastructure Manager
5 4 (9.76%) Head of Cybersecurity
5 4 (9.76%) Head of Security
5 4 (9.76%) Infrastructure Operations Manager
5 4 (9.76%) IT Infrastructure Manager
5 4 (9.76%) Service Desk Manager
6 3 (7.32%) Analyst
6 3 (7.32%) Information Manager
6 3 (7.32%) Information Security Manager
6 3 (7.32%) Security Manager
7 2 (4.88%) Security Analyst
8 1 (2.44%) Data Manager
8 1 (2.44%) Information Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (2.44%) EDI
Miscellaneous
1 19 (46.34%) Analytical Skills
2 8 (19.51%) Self-Motivation
3 5 (12.20%) PKI
4 1 (2.44%) Cyberattack
4 1 (2.44%) Driving Licence
4 1 (2.44%) Management Information System
4 1 (2.44%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 10 (24.39%) HPUX
1 10 (24.39%) Unix
2 1 (2.44%) Linux
2 1 (2.44%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 21 (51.22%) Information Security
2 19 (46.34%) Problem-Solving
3 11 (26.83%) Cybersecurity
3 11 (26.83%) ITIL
3 11 (26.83%) Security Operations
4 10 (24.39%) Mentoring
5 9 (21.95%) Infrastructure Management
5 9 (21.95%) Operations Management
5 9 (21.95%) Service Management
6 8 (19.51%) Matrix Organization
6 8 (19.51%) Risk Management
7 7 (17.07%) Disaster Recovery
8 6 (14.63%) Change Management
8 6 (14.63%) Information Security Management
8 6 (14.63%) Kalman Filter
8 6 (14.63%) Security Architecture
8 6 (14.63%) Security Management
8 6 (14.63%) Security Monitoring
8 6 (14.63%) Strategic Roadmap
9 5 (12.20%) Collaborative Working
Programming Languages
1 2 (4.88%) SQL
2 1 (2.44%) ABAP
2 1 (2.44%) Bash Shell
2 1 (2.44%) Java
2 1 (2.44%) Perl
2 1 (2.44%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 20 (48.78%) CISSP
2 14 (34.15%) CISM
3 11 (26.83%) CISA
4 10 (24.39%) CESG Certified Professional
5 7 (17.07%) Cisco Certification
5 7 (17.07%) GSEC
6 6 (14.63%) (ISC)2 CCSP
6 6 (14.63%) CEH
6 6 (14.63%) GIAC
7 5 (12.20%) CompTIA Security+
7 5 (12.20%) CREST Certified
7 5 (12.20%) CRISC
7 5 (12.20%) Degree
8 4 (9.76%) Master's Degree
9 1 (2.44%) CCNA
9 1 (2.44%) CCSP
9 1 (2.44%) ITIL Certification
9 1 (2.44%) MCP
9 1 (2.44%) MCSE
9 1 (2.44%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 28 (68.29%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 20 (48.78%) COBIT
2 20 (48.78%) GDPR
3 11 (26.83%) NIST
4 7 (17.07%) NCSC
5 5 (12.20%) PCI DSS
6 3 (7.32%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
7 1 (2.44%) Basel II
7 1 (2.44%) Data Quality
7 1 (2.44%) GxP
7 1 (2.44%) HIPAA
7 1 (2.44%) ISO 14001
7 1 (2.44%) ISO 31000
7 1 (2.44%) QA
7 1 (2.44%) SLA
System Software
1 6 (14.63%) Active Directory
2 1 (2.44%) VMware ESXi
2 1 (2.44%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 5 (12.20%) Single Sign-On
Vendors
1 18 (43.90%) Microsoft
2 11 (26.83%) Cisco
2 11 (26.83%) Oracle
2 11 (26.83%) VMware
3 10 (24.39%) Citrix
4 5 (12.20%) Sparx
5 2 (4.88%) SAP
6 1 (2.44%) Aruba
6 1 (2.44%) Dell
6 1 (2.44%) Siebel
6 1 (2.44%) Ubiquiti
6 1 (2.44%) Veeam