The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Scotland 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 27 June 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Sarbanes-Oxley (SOX, Sarbox)
UK / Scotland
3 months to
27 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 147 159 147
Rank change year-on-year +12 -12  
Permanent jobs citing Sarbanes-Oxley 10 3 19
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Scotland 0.37% 0.10% 0.61%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 4.65% 0.86% 4.14%
Number of salaries quoted 7 2 10
Median salary £45,000 £70,000 £52,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -35.71% +33.33%  
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £52,500 £50,000
% change year-on-year -14.28% +5.00%  

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 Scotland with a requirement for quality assurance and compliance skills.

Quality Assurance & Compliance Skills
Scotland
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for quality assurance and compliance skills 215 350 459
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Scotland 7.92% 12.21% 14.73%
Number of salaries quoted 113 200 317
Median salary £45,000 £47,500 £43,913
Median salary % change year-on-year -5.26% +8.16%  
90% offered a salary of more than £26,500 £25,500 £26,550
10% offered a salary of more than £66,000 £65,000 £74,000
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year - +5.88%  

Sarbanes-Oxley
Job Vacancy Trend in Scotland

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Scotland 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 Scotland

Sarbanes-Oxley
Salary Trend in Scotland

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

Salary trend for Sarbanes-Oxley in Scotland

Sarbanes-Oxley
Job Locations in Scotland

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Sarbanes-Oxley within the Scotland region over the 3 months to 27 June 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
Aberdeen - 7 £45,000 -
Glasgow - 3 £50,000 -
Sarbanes-Oxley
UK

For the 6 months to 27 June 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 Scotland region with a requirement for Sarbanes-Oxley.

1 10 (58.82%) SAP
1 10 (58.82%) SAP BW
1 10 (58.82%) Stakeholder Management
1 10 (58.82%) SAP Security
2 9 (52.94%) SAP GRC
2 9 (52.94%) SAP MM
3 4 (23.53%) Finance
4 3 (17.65%) Risk Management
4 3 (17.65%) Windows
5 2 (11.76%) ITIL
5 2 (11.76%) SQL Server
5 2 (11.76%) Microsoft Office
5 2 (11.76%) Citrix
5 2 (11.76%) CISSP
5 2 (11.76%) Change Management
5 2 (11.76%) CISA
5 2 (11.76%) CCTV
5 2 (11.76%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 2 (11.76%) CRISC
5 2 (11.76%) Programme Delivery
5 2 (11.76%) PCI DSS
6 1 (5.88%) Task Automation
6 1 (5.88%) Capacity Planning
6 1 (5.88%) High Availability
6 1 (5.88%) Internal Audit
6 1 (5.88%) SAS Visual Analytics
6 1 (5.88%) Linux Command Line
6 1 (5.88%) Root Cause Analysis
6 1 (5.88%) Analytics
6 1 (5.88%) Visual Analytics

Sarbanes-Oxley
Co-occurring IT Skills in Scotland 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 1 (5.88%) SAS
Applications
1 2 (11.76%) Microsoft Office
2 1 (5.88%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 9 (52.94%) SAP GRC
1 9 (52.94%) SAP MM
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (58.82%) SAP BW
2 2 (11.76%) SQL Server
3 1 (5.88%) SAS Enterprise Miner
3 1 (5.88%) SAS Visual Analytics
General
1 4 (23.53%) Finance
2 1 (5.88%) Retail
Job Titles
1 9 (52.94%) Consultant
1 9 (52.94%) SAP Consultant
2 2 (11.76%) Administrator
2 2 (11.76%) Analyst
2 2 (11.76%) IT Administrator
2 2 (11.76%) IT Systems Administrator
2 2 (11.76%) Systems Administrator
3 1 (5.88%) Change Analyst
3 1 (5.88%) Configuration Analyst
3 1 (5.88%) Configuration Management Analyst
3 1 (5.88%) Head of Technology
3 1 (5.88%) Senior Data Warehouse Specialist
Miscellaneous
1 2 (11.76%) CCTV
2 1 (5.88%) Computer Science
2 1 (5.88%) Linux Command Line
2 1 (5.88%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 3 (17.65%) Windows
2 1 (5.88%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (58.82%) SAP Security
1 10 (58.82%) Stakeholder Management
2 3 (17.65%) Risk Management
3 2 (11.76%) Change Management
3 2 (11.76%) ITIL
3 2 (11.76%) Programme Delivery
4 1 (5.88%) Analytics
4 1 (5.88%) Capacity Planning
4 1 (5.88%) Configuration Management
4 1 (5.88%) Disaster Recovery
4 1 (5.88%) High Availability
4 1 (5.88%) Internal Audit
4 1 (5.88%) Migration
4 1 (5.88%) Root Cause Analysis
4 1 (5.88%) Service Delivery
4 1 (5.88%) Service Management
4 1 (5.88%) Task Automation
4 1 (5.88%) Visual Analytics
Programming Languages
1 1 (5.88%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 2 (11.76%) CISA
1 2 (11.76%) CISSP
1 2 (11.76%) CRISC
2 1 (5.88%) Degree
2 1 (5.88%) ITIL Certification
2 1 (5.88%) SAP Certification
2 1 (5.88%) SAS Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (11.76%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 2 (11.76%) PCI DSS
2 1 (5.88%) COBIT
2 1 (5.88%) GAAP
System Software
1 1 (5.88%) SRDF
Vendors
1 10 (58.82%) SAP
2 2 (11.76%) Citrix