Period
to 18 November 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies 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 18 November 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Sarbanes-Oxley (SOX, Sarbox)
UK
6 months to
18 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 820 703 738
Rank change year-on-year -117 +35 -7
Permanent jobs citing Sarbanes-Oxley 373 581 642
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.21% 0.31% 0.29%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 1.65% 2.36% 2.28%
Number of salaries quoted 271 441 412
UK median annual salary £62,500 £55,000 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +13.64% +10.00% +5.26%
10th Percentile £36,250 £36,250 £34,250
90th Percentile £82,500 £76,250 £79,875
UK excluding London median annual salary £52,500 £52,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year - +16.67% -

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 with a requirement for quality assurance or compliance skills.

All Quality Assurance and Compliance Skills
UK
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for quality assurance or compliance skills 22612 24627 28139
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 12.64% 12.97% 12.85%
Number of salaries quoted 16929 19480 22253
UK median annual salary £50,000 £49,000 £46,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +2.04% +6.52% +2.22%
10th Percentile £27,500 £27,500 £26,250
90th Percentile £77,500 £77,500 £75,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £42,500 £42,500 £41,500
% change year-on-year - +2.41% +3.75%

Sarbanes-Oxley
Job Vacancy Trend

Job postings citing Sarbanes-Oxley as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised.

Job vacancy trend for Sarbanes-Oxley in the UK

Sarbanes-Oxley
Salary Trend

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

Salary trend for Sarbanes-Oxley in the UK

Sarbanes-Oxley
Salary Histogram

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Sarbanes-Oxley over the 6 months to 18 November 2017.

Salary histogram for Sarbanes-Oxley in the UK

Sarbanes-Oxley
Top 13 Job Locations

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 over the 6 months to 18 November 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
England -128 345 £62,500 +13.64% 22
London -64 201 £65,000 - 9
UK excluding London -78 147 £52,500 - 13
South East -28 62 £50,000 -9.09% 6
North of England -2 42 £52,500 +5.00% 3
North West -18 25 £53,750 +2.38% 1
Yorkshire +27 17 £45,000 +28.57% 2
Midlands -17 17 £42,500 -15.00% 3
West Midlands -10 14 £39,000 -29.09% 2
East of England +3 11 £57,500 +21.05%
South West -26 10 £65,000 -7.14% 1
Scotland -7 5 £50,000 +25.00%
East Midlands +24 3 £57,500 +35.29%

For the 6 months to 18 November 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 with a requirement for Sarbanes-Oxley.

1 157 (42.09%) Finance
2 131 (35.12%) Information Security
3 130 (34.85%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 112 (30.03%) PCI DSS
4 112 (30.03%) Risk Management
5 75 (20.11%) CISSP
6 65 (17.43%) Degree
7 61 (16.35%) Windows
8 59 (15.82%) ITIL
9 58 (15.55%) Banking
10 55 (14.75%) SAP
10 55 (14.75%) Analytical Skills
11 50 (13.40%) CISM
12 49 (13.14%) Firewall
12 49 (13.14%) Agile Software Development
13 47 (12.60%) Oracle
13 47 (12.60%) IT Audit
14 46 (12.33%) Risk Analysis
15 43 (11.53%) COBIT
15 43 (11.53%) Service Management
16 42 (11.26%) Internal Audit
17 39 (10.46%) Management Information System
17 39 (10.46%) Microsoft
18 38 (10.19%) ISO 9001
19 37 (9.92%) Microsoft Excel
19 37 (9.92%) Cybersecurity
20 36 (9.65%) Microsoft PowerPoint
21 35 (9.38%) SQL
22 34 (9.12%) ERP
22 34 (9.12%) Project Management

Sarbanes-Oxley
Co-occurring IT Skills 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 11 (2.95%) SharePoint
2 8 (2.14%) Tomcat
3 6 (1.61%) Apache
3 6 (1.61%) WebSphere
4 4 (1.07%) Apache Spark
4 4 (1.07%) IIS
5 2 (0.54%) CMS
5 2 (0.54%) MS Exchange
5 2 (0.54%) OpenStack
5 2 (0.54%) Oracle Workflow
Applications
1 37 (9.92%) Microsoft Excel
2 36 (9.65%) Microsoft PowerPoint
3 5 (1.34%) Microsoft Office
4 3 (0.80%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 22 (5.90%) SAP GRC
2 16 (4.29%) SAP ERP
3 10 (2.68%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
4 7 (1.88%) JDE EnterpriseOne
5 6 (1.61%) Oracle EBS
5 6 (1.61%) Oracle EBS R12
5 6 (1.61%) SAP CO
5 6 (1.61%) SAP FI
5 6 (1.61%) SAP FI/CO
6 5 (1.34%) SAP CRM
6 5 (1.34%) SAP MM
6 5 (1.34%) SAP PM
7 4 (1.07%) SAP Business One
8 3 (0.80%) SAP BPC
9 2 (0.54%) Oracle Applications
9 2 (0.54%) Oracle ASCP
10 1 (0.27%) Cognos Controller
10 1 (0.27%) Cognos TM1
10 1 (0.27%) SAP R/3
10 1 (0.27%) SAP SD
Cloud Services
1 10 (2.68%) Amazon AWS
1 10 (2.68%) Microsoft Azure
2 7 (1.88%) Office 365
3 6 (1.61%) Google Cloud Platform
4 5 (1.34%) SaaS
5 2 (0.54%) Cloud Computing
5 2 (0.54%) Force.com
5 2 (0.54%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 49 (13.14%) Firewall
2 26 (6.97%) Network Security
3 16 (4.29%) Internet
3 16 (4.29%) VPN
4 14 (3.75%) LAN
4 14 (3.75%) WAN
5 12 (3.22%) DNS
6 8 (2.14%) DHCP
6 8 (2.14%) SAN
6 8 (2.14%) Wireless
7 7 (1.88%) SSL
7 7 (1.88%) TCP/IP
7 7 (1.88%) VoIP
8 5 (1.34%) FTP
8 5 (1.34%) HTTP
8 5 (1.34%) SMTP
8 5 (1.34%) SNMP
8 5 (1.34%) SSH
8 5 (1.34%) Telnet
9 4 (1.07%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 20 (5.36%) Big Data
2 16 (4.29%) Hadoop
3 12 (3.22%) Oracle Database
3 12 (3.22%) SAP BW
4 11 (2.95%) SQL Server
5 4 (1.07%) BigQuery
5 4 (1.07%) Crystal Reports
5 4 (1.07%) MS Access
5 4 (1.07%) Relational Database
6 3 (0.80%) QlikView
7 2 (0.54%) MySQL
7 2 (0.54%) OpenTSDB
7 2 (0.54%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 1 (0.27%) Data Warehouse
8 1 (0.27%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 4 (1.07%) Git (software)
1 4 (1.07%) Oracle Forms
1 4 (1.07%) Team Foundation Server
2 3 (0.80%) JIRA
3 2 (0.54%) Burp Suite
3 2 (0.54%) Jenkins
3 2 (0.54%) Liquibase
3 2 (0.54%) Metasploit
3 2 (0.54%) MSTest
3 2 (0.54%) Subversion
3 2 (0.54%) Visual Studio Team System
General
1 157 (42.09%) Finance
2 58 (15.55%) Banking
3 33 (8.85%) Retail
4 30 (8.04%) Investment Banking
5 29 (7.77%) Manufacturing
6 28 (7.51%) Legal
6 28 (7.51%) Retail Banking
7 18 (4.83%) German Language
8 12 (3.22%) Telecoms
9 9 (2.41%) Electronics
9 9 (2.41%) Marketing
10 6 (1.61%) Advertising
10 6 (1.61%) Law
11 4 (1.07%) Financial Institution
11 4 (1.07%) General Ledger
12 3 (0.80%) Games
13 2 (0.54%) International Banking
13 2 (0.54%) Spanish Language
14 1 (0.27%) Local Government
14 1 (0.27%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 106 (28.42%) Analyst
2 39 (10.46%) Architect
3 38 (10.19%) Consultant
3 38 (10.19%) Security Manager
4 34 (9.12%) Security Architect
5 28 (7.51%) IT Manager
6 22 (5.90%) Risk Analyst
6 22 (5.90%) Security Analyst
7 21 (5.63%) IT Analyst
8 20 (5.36%) Cloud Architect
8 20 (5.36%) Information Security Manager
8 20 (5.36%) SAP Consultant
9 18 (4.83%) Auditor
9 18 (4.83%) Business Analyst
9 18 (4.83%) IT Auditor
9 18 (4.83%) SAP GRC Consultant
10 17 (4.56%) Information Manager
10 17 (4.56%) Security Consultant
11 15 (4.02%) Risk Manager
11 15 (4.02%) Security Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 14 (3.75%) .NET
2 8 (2.14%) AngularJS
2 8 (2.14%) HTML
2 8 (2.14%) HTML5
3 6 (1.61%) WebSphere MQ
4 3 (0.80%) SOAP
4 3 (0.80%) Web Services
5 2 (0.54%) .NET Framework
5 2 (0.54%) 802.1X
5 2 (0.54%) EDI
5 2 (0.54%) Entity Framework
5 2 (0.54%) LAMP
5 2 (0.54%) WPF
Miscellaneous
1 55 (14.75%) Analytical Skills
2 39 (10.46%) Management Information System
3 27 (7.24%) CESG
4 14 (3.75%) Computer Science
5 9 (2.41%) Data Centre
6 8 (2.14%) FMCG
6 8 (2.14%) Mainframe
7 6 (1.61%) DataPower
8 5 (1.34%) Enterprise Software
9 4 (1.07%) Client/Server
9 4 (1.07%) Cyber Attack
9 4 (1.07%) Driving Licence
9 4 (1.07%) Greenfield Project
9 4 (1.07%) Hybrid Cloud
9 4 (1.07%) Security Operations Centre
10 3 (0.80%) AS400
10 3 (0.80%) Data Protection Act
10 3 (0.80%) Mobile App
11 2 (0.54%) Enterprise Storage
11 2 (0.54%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 61 (16.35%) Windows
2 31 (8.31%) Linux
2 31 (8.31%) Unix
3 20 (5.36%) Windows Server
4 4 (1.07%) CentOS
5 2 (0.54%) Debian
5 2 (0.54%) Kali Linux
5 2 (0.54%) Mac OS X
5 2 (0.54%) Ubuntu
5 2 (0.54%) Windows 7
5 2 (0.54%) Windows Server 2008
6 1 (0.27%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 131 (35.12%) Information Security
2 112 (30.03%) Risk Management
3 59 (15.82%) ITIL
4 49 (13.14%) Agile Software Development
5 47 (12.60%) IT Audit
6 46 (12.33%) Risk Analysis
7 43 (11.53%) Service Management
8 42 (11.26%) Internal Audit
9 37 (9.92%) Cybersecurity
10 34 (9.12%) ERP
10 34 (9.12%) Project Management
10 34 (9.12%) TOGAF
11 31 (8.31%) Security Architecture
11 31 (8.31%) Validation
12 29 (7.77%) Asset Management
12 29 (7.77%) SABSA
13 28 (7.51%) Data Analysis
13 28 (7.51%) SIEM
13 28 (7.51%) Wealth Management
14 26 (6.97%) Business Continuity
Programming Languages
1 35 (9.38%) SQL
2 20 (5.36%) Java
3 18 (4.83%) PL/SQL
4 14 (3.75%) C
5 12 (3.22%) C#
6 7 (1.88%) Python
7 6 (1.61%) Shell Script
8 5 (1.34%) Perl
9 4 (1.07%) PowerShell
9 4 (1.07%) VB
10 3 (0.80%) C++
10 3 (0.80%) Objective-C
11 2 (0.54%) Go
11 2 (0.54%) PHP
11 2 (0.54%) Ruby
11 2 (0.54%) VBA
Qualifications
1 75 (20.11%) CISSP
2 65 (17.43%) Degree
3 50 (13.40%) CISM
4 31 (8.31%) CISA
5 16 (4.29%) ISEB
5 16 (4.29%) MBA
6 12 (3.22%) CRISC
7 11 (2.95%) Microsoft Certification
8 10 (2.68%) CEH
8 10 (2.68%) PCI QSA
9 9 (2.41%) Cisco Certification
9 9 (2.41%) MCSE
10 8 (2.14%) ITIL Certification
10 8 (2.14%) Security Cleared
11 7 (1.88%) CCNA
12 6 (1.61%) GIAC
12 6 (1.61%) Master's Degree
12 6 (1.61%) SANS
13 5 (1.34%) DV Cleared
13 5 (1.34%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 130 (34.85%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 112 (30.03%) PCI DSS
3 43 (11.53%) COBIT
4 38 (10.19%) ISO 9001
5 27 (7.24%) GDPR
6 20 (5.36%) HMG Security Policy Framework
7 18 (4.83%) JSP 440
8 17 (4.56%) Solvency II
9 12 (3.22%) HIPAA
10 11 (2.95%) SLA
11 10 (2.68%) ISO/IEC 20000
12 9 (2.41%) COSO
12 9 (2.41%) Cyber Essentials
13 8 (2.14%) SSAE 16
14 6 (1.61%) GxP
14 6 (1.61%) ISO 14001
14 6 (1.61%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
15 5 (1.34%) QA
16 4 (1.07%) BS25999
16 4 (1.07%) BS7799
System Software
1 18 (4.83%) Active Directory
2 7 (1.88%) VMware Infrastructure
3 6 (1.61%) Hyper-V
4 4 (1.07%) vSphere
5 2 (0.54%) Docker
5 2 (0.54%) Firmware
5 2 (0.54%) Microsoft App-V
5 2 (0.54%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 8 (2.14%) Puppet
2 6 (1.61%) SCCM
3 4 (1.07%) Host Intrusion Detection System
3 4 (1.07%) Opscode Chef
4 2 (0.54%) Ansible
4 2 (0.54%) Icinga
4 2 (0.54%) Nagios
4 2 (0.54%) Prometheus
4 2 (0.54%) Terraform
5 1 (0.27%) McAfee ePO
5 1 (0.27%) Nessus
5 1 (0.27%) RSA Archer
Vendors
1 55 (14.75%) SAP
2 47 (12.60%) Oracle
3 39 (10.46%) Microsoft
4 30 (8.04%) Tableau
5 19 (5.09%) Cisco
6 17 (4.56%) VMware
7 13 (3.49%) Cognos
8 12 (3.22%) Citrix
8 12 (3.22%) Cloudera
8 12 (3.22%) Informatica
9 8 (2.14%) Google
10 7 (1.88%) CA
10 7 (1.88%) JD Edwards
10 7 (1.88%) Sun
11 6 (1.61%) IBM
11 6 (1.61%) Sybase
12 5 (1.34%) McAfee
13 4 (1.07%) Hyperion
13 4 (1.07%) Sage
13 4 (1.07%) Symantec