Period
to 20 November 2019

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

Sarbanes-Oxley (SOX, Sarbox)
UK > UK excluding London
6 months to
20 Nov 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 623 636 799
Rank change year-on-year +13 +163 -115
Permanent jobs citing Sarbanes-Oxley 206 249 147
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK excluding London 0.26% 0.27% 0.15%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 1.96% 1.97% 1.24%
Number of salaries quoted 162 177 109
UK excluding London median annual salary £60,000 £52,500 £52,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +14.29% - -
10th Percentile £37,500 £30,950 £30,000
90th Percentile £82,500 £72,250 £80,000
UK median annual salary £60,000 £60,000 £62,500
% change year-on-year - -4.00% +13.64%

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 10,515 12,652 11,846
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK excluding London 13.48% 13.82% 11.79%
Number of salaries quoted 7,886 9,391 9,178
UK excluding London median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - +5.88% -
10th Percentile £26,250 £26,000 £25,000
90th Percentile £71,250 £69,875 £67,500
UK median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £50,000

Sarbanes-Oxley
Job Vacancy Trend in the UK excluding London

Job postings citing Sarbanes-Oxley as a percentage 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

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT 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

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Sarbanes-Oxley in the UK excluding London over the 6 months to 20 November 2019.

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 20 November 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
South East +41 88 £60,000 +4.35% 6
North of England +52 49 £60,000 +14.29% 7
North West +45 37 £60,000 +30.43% 3
East of England +44 34 £65,000 +8.33% 2
Midlands +24 27 £47,500 - 7
West Midlands +34 20 £60,000 +26.32% 5
Yorkshire +23 11 £76,250 +38.64% 4
East Midlands +10 7 £40,000 -27.27% 2
Scotland +17 6 £67,500 - 2
South West - 2 £65,000 - 1
North East +20 1 £37,500 -35.34%
Sarbanes-Oxley
UK

For the 6 months to 20 November 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 UK excluding London region with a requirement for Sarbanes-Oxley.

1 88 (42.72%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 72 (34.95%) GDPR
3 55 (26.70%) Information Security
3 55 (26.70%) Microsoft
3 55 (26.70%) NIST
4 52 (25.24%) Cybersecurity
5 49 (23.79%) Finance
6 46 (22.33%) PCI DSS
6 46 (22.33%) Analytical Skills
7 42 (20.39%) COBIT
7 42 (20.39%) ITIL
8 41 (19.90%) ERP
9 39 (18.93%) Project Management
10 38 (18.45%) SAP
11 35 (16.99%) CISSP
12 31 (15.05%) Business Analysis
12 31 (15.05%) Retail
13 30 (14.56%) Security Architecture
14 27 (13.11%) Oracle
15 26 (12.62%) Manufacturing
15 26 (12.62%) Data Protection
16 25 (12.14%) Problem-Solving
17 24 (11.65%) Stakeholder Engagement
17 24 (11.65%) Vulnerability Management
18 23 (11.17%) DevOps
18 23 (11.17%) IT Strategy
18 23 (11.17%) Cisco
18 23 (11.17%) Project Delivery
19 22 (10.68%) Firewall
19 22 (10.68%) VMware

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 4 (1.94%) WebSphere
2 2 (0.97%) IIS
2 2 (0.97%) SAS
3 1 (0.49%) Confluence
3 1 (0.49%) MS Exchange
3 1 (0.49%) SharePoint
Applications
1 5 (2.43%) Microsoft Office
2 1 (0.49%) HipChat
2 1 (0.49%) Microsoft Excel
2 1 (0.49%) Microsoft PowerPoint
2 1 (0.49%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 20 (9.71%) SAP ERP
2 18 (8.74%) SAP S/4HANA
3 6 (2.91%) SAP LE
3 6 (2.91%) SAP MM
3 6 (2.91%) SAP WM
4 3 (1.46%) Dynamics AX
4 3 (1.46%) SAP CO
4 3 (1.46%) SAP FI
4 3 (1.46%) SAP FI/CO
4 3 (1.46%) Sparx Enterprise Architect
5 2 (0.97%) Dynamics CRM
5 2 (0.97%) SAP GRC
6 1 (0.49%) HFM
6 1 (0.49%) JDE World
6 1 (0.49%) Line 50
6 1 (0.49%) NetSuite
6 1 (0.49%) Oracle EBS
6 1 (0.49%) Oracle EBS R12
6 1 (0.49%) Oracle ERP
6 1 (0.49%) SAP BPC
Cloud Services
1 21 (10.19%) Azure
2 13 (6.31%) Office 365
3 10 (4.85%) IaaS
4 9 (4.37%) PaaS
5 6 (2.91%) SaaS
6 3 (1.46%) AWS
6 3 (1.46%) Cloud Computing
7 2 (0.97%) Azure Active Directory
7 2 (0.97%) Dynamics 365
Communications & Networking
1 22 (10.68%) Firewall
2 20 (9.71%) Network Security
3 17 (8.25%) Cisco IPT
3 17 (8.25%) IP Telephony
4 8 (3.88%) LAN
4 8 (3.88%) WAN
5 6 (2.91%) Intrusion Detection
5 6 (2.91%) RTP
6 5 (2.43%) Internet
6 5 (2.43%) VPN
7 2 (0.97%) DNS
7 2 (0.97%) TCP/IP
7 2 (0.97%) WLAN
8 1 (0.49%) BGP
8 1 (0.49%) DHCP
8 1 (0.49%) HTTP
8 1 (0.49%) HTTPS
8 1 (0.49%) MPLS
8 1 (0.49%) PPP
8 1 (0.49%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (4.85%) SAP BW
2 8 (3.88%) SQL Server
3 6 (2.91%) Relational Database
4 5 (2.43%) Oracle Database
4 5 (2.43%) RDBMS
5 4 (1.94%) BusinessObjects
5 4 (1.94%) Oracle Database 11g
5 4 (1.94%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 3 (1.46%) BusinessObjects Business Intelligence
6 3 (1.46%) OLTP
7 2 (0.97%) Big Data
7 2 (0.97%) SAP HANA
7 2 (0.97%) SQL Server 2008
7 2 (0.97%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 1 (0.49%) Data Warehouse
8 1 (0.49%) Oracle9i Database
8 1 (0.49%) SQL Server 2012
8 1 (0.49%) SQL Server 2016
8 1 (0.49%) TKPROF
Development Applications
1 2 (0.97%) Visual Studio Team System
2 1 (0.49%) Bitbucket
2 1 (0.49%) IDA Disassembler
2 1 (0.49%) Jenkins
2 1 (0.49%) JIRA
2 1 (0.49%) SonarQube
2 1 (0.49%) Team Foundation Server
2 1 (0.49%) Visual Studio
General
1 49 (23.79%) Finance
2 31 (15.05%) Retail
3 26 (12.62%) Manufacturing
4 14 (6.80%) Legal
5 9 (4.37%) Public Sector
6 6 (2.91%) Financial Institution
6 6 (2.91%) Marketing
7 4 (1.94%) Automotive
7 4 (1.94%) Games
8 3 (1.46%) Telecoms
9 1 (0.49%) Aerospace
9 1 (0.49%) Banking
9 1 (0.49%) Military
Job Titles
1 52 (25.24%) Analyst
2 29 (14.08%) Business Analyst
2 29 (14.08%) Consultant
3 27 (13.11%) Architect
4 26 (12.62%) Senior Analyst
5 22 (10.68%) SAP Analyst
5 22 (10.68%) SAP Business Analyst
5 22 (10.68%) Security Architect
6 20 (9.71%) Head of Security
6 20 (9.71%) Senior Business Analyst
7 18 (8.74%) Security Consultant
8 16 (7.77%) IT Manager
8 16 (7.77%) IT Operations Manager
8 16 (7.77%) Operations Manager
9 14 (6.80%) Senior SAP Business Analyst
10 12 (5.83%) IT Architect
10 12 (5.83%) IT Security Architect
11 11 (5.34%) P2P Business Analyst
11 11 (5.34%) SAP P2P Analyst
12 9 (4.37%) Information Officer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (4.85%) OAuth
1 10 (4.85%) OAuth2
1 10 (4.85%) OpenID
1 10 (4.85%) XACML
2 7 (3.40%) Web Services
3 6 (2.91%) SailPoint
4 3 (1.46%) Middleware
5 2 (0.97%) EDI
5 2 (0.97%) REST
6 1 (0.49%) .NET
6 1 (0.49%) .NET Framework
6 1 (0.49%) COM
6 1 (0.49%) CSS
6 1 (0.49%) JSON
6 1 (0.49%) OLE
6 1 (0.49%) PhoneGap
6 1 (0.49%) SOAP
6 1 (0.49%) Software Packaging
6 1 (0.49%) Velocity
6 1 (0.49%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 46 (22.33%) Analytical Skills
2 15 (7.28%) Self-Motivation
3 14 (6.80%) PKI
4 12 (5.83%) Data Protection Act
5 10 (4.85%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
6 7 (3.40%) Management Information System
7 6 (2.91%) Security Operations Centre
8 4 (1.94%) Public Cloud
8 4 (1.94%) User Experience
9 2 (0.97%) Internet of Things
10 1 (0.49%) CESG
10 1 (0.49%) CESG CLAS
10 1 (0.49%) Client/Server
10 1 (0.49%) Clustering
10 1 (0.49%) Cyberattack
10 1 (0.49%) Data Centre
10 1 (0.49%) Driving Licence
10 1 (0.49%) EMC VNX
10 1 (0.49%) Mobile App
10 1 (0.49%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 21 (10.19%) Unix
2 17 (8.25%) HPUX
3 13 (6.31%) Windows
4 6 (2.91%) Linux
5 3 (1.46%) Solaris
6 2 (0.97%) Windows Server
6 2 (0.97%) Windows Server 2008
7 1 (0.49%) Windows 10
Processes & Methodologies
1 55 (26.70%) Information Security
2 52 (25.24%) Cybersecurity
3 42 (20.39%) ITIL
4 41 (19.90%) ERP
5 39 (18.93%) Project Management
6 31 (15.05%) Business Analysis
7 30 (14.56%) Security Architecture
8 26 (12.62%) Data Protection
9 25 (12.14%) Problem-Solving
10 24 (11.65%) Stakeholder Engagement
10 24 (11.65%) Vulnerability Management
11 23 (11.17%) DevOps
11 23 (11.17%) IT Strategy
11 23 (11.17%) Project Delivery
12 21 (10.19%) Agile Software Development
12 21 (10.19%) Data Security
12 21 (10.19%) TOGAF
13 19 (9.22%) Mentoring
14 18 (8.74%) Risk Management
14 18 (8.74%) Service Management
Programming Languages
1 7 (3.40%) SQL
2 5 (2.43%) PowerShell
3 4 (1.94%) T-SQL
4 2 (0.97%) ABAP
4 2 (0.97%) Java
5 1 (0.49%) C
5 1 (0.49%) C#
5 1 (0.49%) PL/SQL
5 1 (0.49%) VB
5 1 (0.49%) VBScript
5 1 (0.49%) X++
Qualifications
1 35 (16.99%) CISSP
2 20 (9.71%) CISA
2 20 (9.71%) CISM
3 15 (7.28%) CEH
4 13 (6.31%) GSEC
5 10 (4.85%) TOGAF Certification
6 9 (4.37%) CRISC
7 8 (3.88%) CESG Certified Professional
7 8 (3.88%) Degree
7 8 (3.88%) SANS
7 8 (3.88%) Security Cleared
8 7 (3.40%) CREST Certified
8 7 (3.40%) SC Cleared
9 6 (2.91%) CompTIA Security+
9 6 (2.91%) GIAC
9 6 (2.91%) Microsoft Certification
10 5 (2.43%) Cisco Certification
11 4 (1.94%) FFIEC
12 3 (1.46%) (ISC)2 CCSP
12 3 (1.46%) Master's Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 88 (42.72%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 72 (34.95%) GDPR
3 55 (26.70%) NIST
4 46 (22.33%) PCI DSS
5 42 (20.39%) COBIT
6 16 (7.77%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
7 13 (6.31%) ITGC
8 12 (5.83%) HMG Security Policy Framework
9 5 (2.43%) HIPAA
9 5 (2.43%) NCSC
9 5 (2.43%) SLA
10 4 (1.94%) HMG Infosec
10 4 (1.94%) ISO 22301
10 4 (1.94%) ISO 9001
11 3 (1.46%) Data Quality
11 3 (1.46%) GPG13
11 3 (1.46%) ISO 31000
11 3 (1.46%) ISO/IEC 27005
12 2 (0.97%) ISO 14001
13 1 (0.49%) QA
System Software
1 18 (8.74%) Active Directory
2 5 (2.43%) Hyper-V
3 2 (0.97%) VMware ESXi
3 2 (0.97%) VMware Infrastructure
4 1 (0.49%) ISA Server
4 1 (0.49%) Snort
Systems Management
1 11 (5.34%) IBM Guardium
2 9 (4.37%) CASB
2 9 (4.37%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
3 5 (2.43%) Single Sign-On
4 3 (1.46%) Nessus
4 3 (1.46%) Nmap
5 2 (0.97%) Microsoft Intune
5 2 (0.97%) QRadar
6 1 (0.49%) AppManager
6 1 (0.49%) Cisco CUCM
6 1 (0.49%) Data Guard
6 1 (0.49%) Enterprise Manager Cloud Control
6 1 (0.49%) FlexNet
6 1 (0.49%) McAfee ePO
6 1 (0.49%) Oracle RMAN
6 1 (0.49%) Oracle Statspack
6 1 (0.49%) SCCM
Vendors
1 55 (26.70%) Microsoft
2 38 (18.45%) SAP
3 27 (13.11%) Oracle
4 23 (11.17%) Cisco
5 22 (10.68%) VMware
6 21 (10.19%) McAfee
7 20 (9.71%) Symantec
8 18 (8.74%) Citrix
8 18 (8.74%) Imperva
9 17 (8.25%) Varonis
10 9 (4.37%) hybris
10 9 (4.37%) Qualys
10 9 (4.37%) Trend Micro
11 8 (3.88%) JD Edwards
12 7 (3.40%) Salesforce.com
13 6 (2.91%) CyberArk
13 6 (2.91%) LogRhythm
13 6 (2.91%) Palo Alto
14 4 (1.94%) ATG
15 3 (1.46%) Sun