Period
to 6 April 2020

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in the UK excluding London 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 6 April 2020 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Sarbanes-Oxley (SOX, Sarbox)
UK > UK excluding London
6 months to
6 Apr 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 606 679 764
Rank change year-on-year +73 +85 -20
Permanent jobs citing Sarbanes-Oxley 156 190 180
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the UK excluding London 0.24% 0.23% 0.17%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 1.86% 1.55% 1.40%
Number of salaries quoted 120 140 141
Median annual salary £60,000 £50,000 £52,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +20.00% -4.76% -
10th Percentile £46,250 £32,500 £31,500
90th Percentile £92,125 £73,750 £75,000
UK median annual salary £60,000 £53,400 £62,500
% change year-on-year +12.36% -14.56% +8.70%

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 UK excluding London with a requirement for quality assurance or compliance skills.

All Quality Assurance and Compliance Skills
UK excluding London
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for quality assurance or compliance skills 8,390 12,293 12,842
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK excluding London 12.82% 14.64% 12.44%
Number of salaries quoted 6,495 8,881 9,827
Median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £44,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +2.27% +7.32%
10th Percentile £26,250 £25,750 £25,000
90th Percentile £73,750 £70,000 £67,500
UK median annual salary £52,500 £50,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year +5.00% - +5.26%

Sarbanes-Oxley
Job Vacancy Trend in the UK excluding London

Job postings citing Sarbanes-Oxley as a proportion of all IT jobs advertised in the UK excluding London.

Job vacancy trend for Sarbanes-Oxley in the UK excluding London

Sarbanes-Oxley
Salary Trend in the UK excluding London

3-month moving average salary quoted in jobs citing Sarbanes-Oxley in the UK excluding London.

Salary trend for Sarbanes-Oxley in the UK excluding London

Sarbanes-Oxley
Salary Histogram in the UK excluding London

Salary distribution for jobs citing Sarbanes-Oxley in the UK excluding London over the 6 months to 6 April 2020.

Salary histogram for Sarbanes-Oxley in the UK excluding London

Sarbanes-Oxley
Job Locations in the UK excluding London

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Sarbanes-Oxley within the UK excluding London region over the 6 months to 6 April 2020. 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
South East +73 71 £60,000 +20.00% 3
Midlands +45 49 £55,000 +25.00% 1
West Midlands +49 36 £55,000 +29.41%
North of England +58 31 £62,500 +19.05% 6
North West +21 15 £62,500 +21.95% 5
East Midlands +29 12 £65,000 +18.18% 1
Yorkshire +52 10 £76,250 +42.79% 1
North East +1 6 £60,000 -17.24%
Scotland +35 4 £85,000 +30.77% 2
East of England +33 1 - -
Sarbanes-Oxley
UK

For the 6 months to 6 April 2020, 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 UK excluding London region with a requirement for Sarbanes-Oxley.

1 47 (30.13%) Finance
2 46 (29.49%) NIST
3 43 (27.56%) Cybersecurity
4 41 (26.28%) ITIL
4 41 (26.28%) CISSP
4 41 (26.28%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 38 (24.36%) Information Security
6 34 (21.79%) Agile Software Development
7 33 (21.15%) GDPR
8 30 (19.23%) SQL
9 28 (17.95%) CISM
10 25 (16.03%) Azure
11 24 (15.38%) Security Cleared
12 23 (14.74%) SC Cleared
12 23 (14.74%) Change Management
12 23 (14.74%) LAN
12 23 (14.74%) WAN
13 22 (14.10%) SLA
13 22 (14.10%) SAP
14 21 (13.46%) PCI DSS
15 20 (12.82%) Oracle
15 20 (12.82%) Active Directory
16 19 (12.18%) Risk Management
16 19 (12.18%) CEH
17 18 (11.54%) Service Delivery
17 18 (11.54%) ERP
17 18 (11.54%) Analytical Skills
18 17 (10.90%) VMware
18 17 (10.90%) COBIT
19 16 (10.26%) WSUS

Sarbanes-Oxley
Co-occurring IT Skills in the UK excluding London 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 7 (4.49%) SAS
2 5 (3.21%) Apache Spark
3 1 (0.64%) Apache
3 1 (0.64%) MS Exchange
3 1 (0.64%) Oracle SOA Suite
Applications
1 12 (7.69%) Microsoft Excel
1 12 (7.69%) Microsoft PowerPoint
2 2 (1.28%) Microsoft Project
2 2 (1.28%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 7 (4.49%) SAP MM
2 6 (3.85%) SAP ERP
2 6 (3.85%) SAP LE
2 6 (3.85%) SAP S/4HANA
2 6 (3.85%) SAP WM
3 4 (2.56%) Oracle Payables
4 2 (1.28%) Oracle Assets
4 2 (1.28%) Oracle EBS
4 2 (1.28%) Oracle EBS R12
4 2 (1.28%) Oracle ERP
4 2 (1.28%) Oracle Financials
4 2 (1.28%) Oracle General Ledger
4 2 (1.28%) Oracle Internet Expenses
4 2 (1.28%) Oracle iProcurement
4 2 (1.28%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
4 2 (1.28%) Oracle Receivables
4 2 (1.28%) Oracle Subledger Accounting
5 1 (0.64%) Dynamics CRM
5 1 (0.64%) SAP Retail
5 1 (0.64%) SAP SD
Cloud Services
1 25 (16.03%) Azure
2 11 (7.05%) AWS
3 7 (4.49%) SaaS
4 3 (1.92%) Cloud Computing
4 3 (1.92%) Office 365
5 2 (1.28%) AWS CloudTrail
5 2 (1.28%) GCP
5 2 (1.28%) IaaS
6 1 (0.64%) Amazon EC2
6 1 (0.64%) Amazon ECS
6 1 (0.64%) Amazon ELB
6 1 (0.64%) Amazon Glacier
6 1 (0.64%) Amazon S3
6 1 (0.64%) AWS CloudFormation
6 1 (0.64%) AWS Lambda
6 1 (0.64%) Azure Active Directory
6 1 (0.64%) PaaS
6 1 (0.64%) Serverless
6 1 (0.64%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 23 (14.74%) LAN
1 23 (14.74%) WAN
2 15 (9.62%) Network Security
3 13 (8.33%) Firewall
4 9 (5.77%) VPN
5 7 (4.49%) RTP
6 4 (2.56%) WLAN
7 3 (1.92%) BGP
7 3 (1.92%) Cisco ASA
7 3 (1.92%) DMVPN
7 3 (1.92%) DNS
7 3 (1.92%) EIGRP
7 3 (1.92%) HSRP
7 3 (1.92%) HTTP
7 3 (1.92%) Internet
7 3 (1.92%) MPLS
8 2 (1.28%) Intrusion Detection
9 1 (0.64%) Cisco IPT
9 1 (0.64%) IP Telephony
9 1 (0.64%) VLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (7.69%) Data Warehouse
2 11 (7.05%) Big Data
3 9 (5.77%) BusinessObjects
4 8 (5.13%) MongoDB
4 8 (5.13%) Qlik Sense
4 8 (5.13%) QlikView
5 7 (4.49%) SAP BW
5 7 (4.49%) SQL Server
6 5 (3.21%) Hadoop
7 4 (2.56%) Oracle Database
8 2 (1.28%) OLTP
8 2 (1.28%) Oracle Database 11g
8 2 (1.28%) RDBMS
8 2 (1.28%) Relational Database
9 1 (0.64%) BusinessObjects Business Intelligence
9 1 (0.64%) SQL Server 2008
General
1 47 (30.13%) Finance
2 9 (5.77%) Billing
3 8 (5.13%) Legal
3 8 (5.13%) Retail
4 6 (3.85%) Financial Institution
5 3 (1.92%) Manufacturing
6 2 (1.28%) Automotive
6 2 (1.28%) Dutch Language
6 2 (1.28%) French Language
6 2 (1.28%) Games
6 2 (1.28%) German Language
6 2 (1.28%) Italian Language
6 2 (1.28%) Law
6 2 (1.28%) Polish Language
6 2 (1.28%) Spanish Language
7 1 (0.64%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 36 (23.08%) Analyst
2 19 (12.18%) Consultant
3 16 (10.26%) Infrastructure Team Leader
3 16 (10.26%) IT Analyst
3 16 (10.26%) IT Infrastructure Team Leader
3 16 (10.26%) Team Leader
4 14 (8.97%) Developer
5 12 (7.69%) Security Engineer
6 10 (6.41%) Architect
6 10 (6.41%) Governance Analyst
6 10 (6.41%) IT Governance Analyst
6 10 (6.41%) IT Risk Analyst
6 10 (6.41%) Risk Analyst
6 10 (6.41%) Security Consultant
7 8 (5.13%) Business Intelligence Developer
7 8 (5.13%) SAP Consultant
7 8 (5.13%) SAP Security Consultant
7 8 (5.13%) Security Analyst
8 7 (4.49%) Information Assurance Consultant
8 7 (4.49%) SAP Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (1.92%) OAuth
2 2 (1.28%) .NET
2 2 (1.28%) OAuth2
2 2 (1.28%) OpenID
2 2 (1.28%) XACML
3 1 (0.64%) COM
3 1 (0.64%) CSS
3 1 (0.64%) HTML
3 1 (0.64%) JSON
3 1 (0.64%) Velocity
3 1 (0.64%) Web Services
3 1 (0.64%) XML
3 1 (0.64%) YAML
Miscellaneous
1 18 (11.54%) Analytical Skills
2 13 (8.33%) Management Information System
3 5 (3.21%) Security Operations Centre
3 5 (3.21%) Self-Motivation
4 4 (2.56%) Cyberthreat
4 4 (2.56%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
5 3 (1.92%) Internet of Things
5 3 (1.92%) PKI
6 2 (1.28%) Data Centre
6 2 (1.28%) Data Protection Act
6 2 (1.28%) Enterprise Software
6 2 (1.28%) Greenfield Project
7 1 (0.64%) Client/Server
7 1 (0.64%) Cloud Native
7 1 (0.64%) Cyber Defence
7 1 (0.64%) Mainframe
7 1 (0.64%) Public Cloud
Operating Systems
1 16 (10.26%) Windows
2 14 (8.97%) Unix
3 5 (3.21%) Linux
4 2 (1.28%) Solaris
4 2 (1.28%) Windows Server
5 1 (0.64%) HPUX
Processes & Methodologies
1 43 (27.56%) Cybersecurity
2 41 (26.28%) ITIL
3 38 (24.36%) Information Security
4 34 (21.79%) Agile Software Development
5 23 (14.74%) Change Management
6 19 (12.18%) Risk Management
7 18 (11.54%) ERP
7 18 (11.54%) Service Delivery
8 16 (10.26%) SIEM
9 14 (8.97%) Project Management
9 14 (8.97%) Unit Testing
10 13 (8.33%) Continuous Improvement
11 12 (7.69%) Business Intelligence
11 12 (7.69%) Data Privacy
11 12 (7.69%) Remediation Plan
11 12 (7.69%) Vulnerability Management
12 10 (6.41%) Due Diligence
12 10 (6.41%) OWASP
12 10 (6.41%) Penetration Testing
12 10 (6.41%) Security Operations
Programming Languages
1 30 (19.23%) SQL
2 9 (5.77%) PL/SQL
3 3 (1.92%) C
3 3 (1.92%) Java
4 1 (0.64%) C#
4 1 (0.64%) JavaScript
4 1 (0.64%) Python
4 1 (0.64%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 41 (26.28%) CISSP
2 28 (17.95%) CISM
3 24 (15.38%) Security Cleared
4 23 (14.74%) SC Cleared
5 19 (12.18%) CEH
6 16 (10.26%) CRISC
6 16 (10.26%) DV Cleared
7 15 (9.62%) CISA
8 9 (5.77%) GSEC
8 9 (5.77%) SANS
9 8 (5.13%) Degree
10 5 (3.21%) CREST Certified
11 3 (1.92%) Cisco Certification
11 3 (1.92%) GCIA
11 3 (1.92%) GCIH
11 3 (1.92%) GIAC
11 3 (1.92%) GISP
12 2 (1.28%) CCSP
12 2 (1.28%) ITIL Certification
12 2 (1.28%) PMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 46 (29.49%) NIST
2 41 (26.28%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 33 (21.15%) GDPR
4 22 (14.10%) SLA
5 21 (13.46%) PCI DSS
6 17 (10.90%) COBIT
7 9 (5.77%) HIPAA
8 8 (5.13%) ITGC
9 5 (3.21%) NCSC
10 4 (2.56%) Data Quality
10 4 (2.56%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
10 4 (2.56%) NIST 800
10 4 (2.56%) QA
11 2 (1.28%) COSO
11 2 (1.28%) Cyber Essentials
11 2 (1.28%) GAAP
11 2 (1.28%) GLBA
11 2 (1.28%) PMO
11 2 (1.28%) Solvency II
12 1 (0.64%) HMG Security Policy Framework
System Software
1 20 (12.82%) Active Directory
2 1 (0.64%) Docker
Systems Management
1 16 (10.26%) SCCM
1 16 (10.26%) SCOM
1 16 (10.26%) WSUS
2 5 (3.21%) Nessus
2 5 (3.21%) Nmap
3 3 (1.92%) Cisco CUCM
4 2 (1.28%) Single Sign-On
5 1 (0.64%) Ansible
5 1 (0.64%) Kubernetes
5 1 (0.64%) McAfee ePO
5 1 (0.64%) Opscode Chef
5 1 (0.64%) Packer
5 1 (0.64%) Puppet
5 1 (0.64%) QRadar
5 1 (0.64%) Salt
5 1 (0.64%) Terraform
Vendors
1 22 (14.10%) SAP
2 20 (12.82%) Oracle
3 17 (10.90%) VMware
4 10 (6.41%) Sun
5 9 (5.77%) Microsoft
6 8 (5.13%) Cisco
6 8 (5.13%) Informatica
7 7 (4.49%) CheckPoint
8 5 (3.21%) Qualys
8 5 (3.21%) Teradata
9 4 (2.56%) McAfee
10 3 (1.92%) Fortinet
10 3 (1.92%) IronPort
10 3 (1.92%) Juniper
10 3 (1.92%) Proofpoint
10 3 (1.92%) SolarWinds
10 3 (1.92%) Splunk
10 3 (1.92%) Symantec
11 2 (1.28%) Cognos
12 1 (0.64%) Salesforce.com