Period
to 21 September 2017

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 21 September 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Sarbanes-Oxley (SOX, Sarbox)
England > North West
6 months to
21 Sep 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 341 330 330
Rank change year-on-year -11 0 +8
Permanent jobs citing Sarbanes-Oxley 31 26 36
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the North West 0.24% 0.22% 0.28%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 1.98% 1.80% 2.19%
Number of salaries quoted 25 17 21
North West median annual salary £55,000 £52,500 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +4.76% +10.53% -5.00%
10th Percentile £31,250 £43,500 £41,250
90th Percentile £78,500 £56,250 £55,000
England median annual salary £59,000 £55,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year +7.27% +10.00% +5.26%

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 1567 1447 1642
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the North West 11.91% 12.14% 12.55%
Number of salaries quoted 1109 1154 1347
North West median annual salary £38,000 £40,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -5.00% - -
10th Percentile £23,500 £25,000 £22,500
90th Percentile £65,000 £63,500 £58,750
England median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year - +11.11% -

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 21 September 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 6 months to 21 September 2017. 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
Cheshire -11 12 £72,500 -
Manchester -33 12 £55,000 +4.76% 1
Lancashire +3 4 £33,750 +12.50%
Merseyside +2 2 £33,750 -35.71% 1
Sarbanes-Oxley
England

For the 6 months to 21 September 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 17 (54.84%) Information Security
2 16 (51.61%) CISM
3 14 (45.16%) CISSP
4 13 (41.94%) Finance
5 12 (38.71%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 12 (38.71%) CRISC
6 11 (35.48%) Manufacturing
7 10 (32.26%) Microsoft
8 8 (25.81%) Degree
8 8 (25.81%) Analytical Skills
8 8 (25.81%) Risk Assessment
8 8 (25.81%) CISA
9 7 (22.58%) Management Information System
10 6 (19.35%) ISO 14001
10 6 (19.35%) SQL
10 6 (19.35%) SAP
10 6 (19.35%) ITIL
10 6 (19.35%) ISO 9001
10 6 (19.35%) Logistics
10 6 (19.35%) IT Audit
10 6 (19.35%) Master's Degree
11 5 (16.13%) PCI DSS
11 5 (16.13%) ERP
11 5 (16.13%) Project Management
12 4 (12.90%) Sage
12 4 (12.90%) MS Access
12 4 (12.90%) SharePoint
12 4 (12.90%) Unix
12 4 (12.90%) Oracle
12 4 (12.90%) Crystal Reports

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 4 (12.90%) SharePoint
Applications
1 3 (9.68%) Microsoft Office
1 3 (9.68%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 4 (12.90%) SAP Business One
2 1 (3.23%) SAP ERP
2 1 (3.23%) SAP GRC
Cloud Services
1 4 (12.90%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 3 (9.68%) Firewall
1 3 (9.68%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (12.90%) Crystal Reports
1 4 (12.90%) MS Access
2 1 (3.23%) SAP BW
General
1 13 (41.94%) Finance
2 11 (35.48%) Manufacturing
3 3 (9.68%) Advertising
3 3 (9.68%) Retail
4 2 (6.45%) Electronics
4 2 (6.45%) Legal
5 1 (3.23%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 10 (32.26%) Information Security Manager
1 10 (32.26%) Security Manager
2 8 (25.81%) Information Manager
3 5 (16.13%) IT Manager
4 4 (12.90%) Administrator
4 4 (12.90%) Analyst
4 4 (12.90%) CISSP Manager
4 4 (12.90%) Crystal Reports Administrator
4 4 (12.90%) SAP Administrator
4 4 (12.90%) Systems Administrator
5 2 (6.45%) Compliance Manager
5 2 (6.45%) Consultant
5 2 (6.45%) IT Project Manager
5 2 (6.45%) IT Security Manager
5 2 (6.45%) Project Manager
5 2 (6.45%) Security Analyst
5 2 (6.45%) Security Consultant
5 2 (6.45%) Service Analyst
5 2 (6.45%) Service Desk Analyst
5 2 (6.45%) Service Manager
Miscellaneous
1 8 (25.81%) Analytical Skills
2 7 (22.58%) Management Information System
3 4 (12.90%) Computer Science
3 4 (12.90%) Greenfield Project
4 3 (9.68%) Mainframe
5 1 (3.23%) FMCG
5 1 (3.23%) iSeries
5 1 (3.23%) NHS
5 1 (3.23%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 4 (12.90%) Unix
2 1 (3.23%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 17 (54.84%) Information Security
2 8 (25.81%) Risk Assessment
3 6 (19.35%) IT Audit
3 6 (19.35%) ITIL
3 6 (19.35%) Logistics
4 5 (16.13%) ERP
4 5 (16.13%) Project Management
5 4 (12.90%) Analytics
5 4 (12.90%) Data Management
5 4 (12.90%) Data Security
5 4 (12.90%) Information Security Management
5 4 (12.90%) Penetration Testing
5 4 (12.90%) Risk Management
5 4 (12.90%) Security Management
5 4 (12.90%) SIEM
6 3 (9.68%) Cybersecurity
6 3 (9.68%) ISMS
6 3 (9.68%) Root Cause Analysis
6 3 (9.68%) Service Management
6 3 (9.68%) Vulnerability Management
Programming Languages
1 6 (19.35%) SQL
2 1 (3.23%) Java
Qualifications
1 16 (51.61%) CISM
2 14 (45.16%) CISSP
3 12 (38.71%) CRISC
4 8 (25.81%) CISA
4 8 (25.81%) Degree
5 6 (19.35%) Master's Degree
6 2 (6.45%) SANS
7 1 (3.23%) ACCA
7 1 (3.23%) CIPFA
7 1 (3.23%) CNE
7 1 (3.23%) CompTIA Security+
7 1 (3.23%) MCSE
7 1 (3.23%) Microsoft Certification
7 1 (3.23%) Novell Certification
7 1 (3.23%) QiCA
7 1 (3.23%) Security+ Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 12 (38.71%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 6 (19.35%) ISO 14001
2 6 (19.35%) ISO 9001
3 5 (16.13%) PCI DSS
4 4 (12.90%) GDPR
4 4 (12.90%) HIPAA
5 3 (9.68%) COBIT
5 3 (9.68%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
6 2 (6.45%) COSO
6 2 (6.45%) ISO/IEC 20000
7 1 (3.23%) SSAE 16
Vendors
1 10 (32.26%) Microsoft
2 6 (19.35%) SAP
3 4 (12.90%) Oracle
3 4 (12.90%) Sage
4 3 (9.68%) Cisco
4 3 (9.68%) Citrix
5 2 (6.45%) ServiceNow
5 2 (6.45%) VMware
6 1 (3.23%) CheckPoint
6 1 (3.23%) CyberArk
6 1 (3.23%) Imperva
6 1 (3.23%) Splunk