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 3 months to 23 June 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Sarbanes-Oxley (SOX, Sarbox)
UK
3 months to
23 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 686 627 673
Rank change year-on-year -59 +46  
Permanent jobs citing Sarbanes-Oxley 185 291 324
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.21% 0.30% 0.29%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 1.73% 2.27% 2.29%
Number of salaries quoted 137 227 196
Median salary £55,000 £55,000 £55,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - -0.90%  
90% offered a salary of more than £37,500 £40,000 £41,900
10% offered a salary of more than £74,500 £79,500 £81,000
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £52,500 £53,750
% change year-on-year -14.28% -2.32%  

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 with a requirement for quality assurance and compliance skills.

Quality Assurance & Compliance Skills
UK
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for quality assurance and compliance skills 10671 12835 14123
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the UK 11.97% 13.05% 12.74%
Number of salaries quoted 8056 10231 11143
Median salary £50,000 £50,000 £46,250
Median salary % change year-on-year - +8.10%  
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £30,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £75,000 £75,000
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year - +5.88%  

Sarbanes-Oxley
Job Vacancy Trend

The job posting trend of jobs advertised 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 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 3 months to 23 June 2017.

Salary histogram for Sarbanes-Oxley in the UK

Sarbanes-Oxley
Top 30 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 3 months to 23 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
England -56 168 £55,000 - 23
London -30 85 £60,000 +9.09% 8
South East +12 22 £55,000 +4.76% 4
Yorkshire +18 20 £40,000 +3.22% 1
North West -44 16 £42,500 -19.04% 4
West Yorkshire +18 13 £51,250 +32.25% 1
Surrey +35 10 £55,000 -21.42%
Scotland +21 10 £45,000 -35.71%
West Midlands -8 10 £35,000 -44.00% 4
Leeds +7 9 £62,500 +56.25% 1
East of England -1 7 £42,500 +34.92% 1
Cheshire -20 7 £50,000 -
North Yorkshire - 7 £37,500 -
Hertfordshire - 7 £42,500 - 1
Aberdeen - 7 £45,000 -
South West +4 6 £59,500 -20.66%
City of London +8 5 £82,500 +51.37% 2
West Sussex -5 5 £55,000 +15.78% 1
Manchester -27 5 £55,000 +4.76% 2
Harrogate - 5 £37,500 -
Staffordshire +10 4 £32,500 -51.85% 2
Berkshire +5 4 - - 2
Knutsford - 4 - -
Cannock - 4 £32,500 - 2
Bracknell +20 3 - - 1
Kent +14 3 £42,500 +41.66%
Gloucester +6 3 £60,000 -25.00%
Buckinghamshire +1 3 - -
Milton Keynes -2 3 - -
Gloucestershire -3 3 £60,000 -25.00%

For the 6 months to 23 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 with a requirement for Sarbanes-Oxley.

1 132 (35.20%) Finance
2 126 (33.60%) Information Security
3 116 (30.93%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 104 (27.73%) CISSP
5 98 (26.13%) ITIL
6 87 (23.20%) PCI DSS
7 85 (22.67%) Windows
8 78 (20.80%) Cisco
8 78 (20.80%) CISM
9 65 (17.33%) Firewall
9 65 (17.33%) Risk Management
10 59 (15.73%) Degree
11 56 (14.93%) CISA
12 55 (14.67%) SIEM
13 50 (13.33%) Unix
14 48 (12.80%) Oracle
15 47 (12.53%) SQL
15 47 (12.53%) Management Information System
16 46 (12.27%) Microsoft
17 45 (12.00%) SAP
17 45 (12.00%) Computer Science
18 44 (11.73%) LAN
18 44 (11.73%) WAN
19 40 (10.67%) DNS
19 40 (10.67%) Active Directory
20 39 (10.40%) Change Management
21 37 (9.87%) Data Security
21 37 (9.87%) Service Management
21 37 (9.87%) Cybersecurity
22 36 (9.60%) Stakeholder 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 32 (8.53%) IIS
2 19 (5.07%) SharePoint
3 18 (4.80%) Apache
4 17 (4.53%) Tomcat
4 17 (4.53%) WebLogic
5 14 (3.73%) Apache Spark
6 11 (2.93%) SAS
7 7 (1.87%) MS Exchange
8 6 (1.60%) SharePoint 2013
9 3 (0.80%) Exchange Server 2010
9 3 (0.80%) Oracle SOA Suite
10 1 (0.27%) Apache Pig
10 1 (0.27%) OpenStack
Applications
1 30 (8.00%) Microsoft Office
2 8 (2.13%) Microsoft Excel
2 8 (2.13%) Microsoft PowerPoint
3 5 (1.33%) MS Visio
4 2 (0.53%) Maya
5 1 (0.27%) SPSS
Business Applications
1 23 (6.13%) SAP GRC
2 10 (2.67%) SAP MM
3 9 (2.40%) SAP ERP
4 4 (1.07%) JDE World
4 4 (1.07%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
5 3 (0.80%) Dynamics NAV
6 2 (0.53%) Dynamics AX
6 2 (0.53%) SAP BPC
6 2 (0.53%) SAP Business One
7 1 (0.27%) Movex
7 1 (0.27%) SAP APO
7 1 (0.27%) SAP LE
7 1 (0.27%) SAP SD
Cloud Services
1 22 (5.87%) Microsoft Azure
2 20 (5.33%) Amazon AWS
3 13 (3.47%) GitHub
4 11 (2.93%) Cloud Computing
5 10 (2.67%) IaaS
6 9 (2.40%) SaaS
7 8 (2.13%) Force.com
7 8 (2.13%) Google Cloud Platform
8 2 (0.53%) Office 365
8 2 (0.53%) Veeva
9 1 (0.27%) Amazon EC2
9 1 (0.27%) Amazon EMR
9 1 (0.27%) Amazon S3
9 1 (0.27%) Datadog
9 1 (0.27%) Route 53
9 1 (0.27%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 65 (17.33%) Firewall
2 44 (11.73%) LAN
2 44 (11.73%) WAN
3 40 (10.67%) DNS
4 36 (9.60%) Network Security
5 34 (9.07%) Internet
5 34 (9.07%) VPN
6 33 (8.80%) TCP/IP
7 31 (8.27%) SSL
8 30 (8.00%) SMTP
9 27 (7.20%) BIG-IP
10 22 (5.87%) DHCP
11 21 (5.60%) BGP
12 20 (5.33%) OSPF
12 20 (5.33%) Wi-Fi
12 20 (5.33%) Wireless
13 17 (4.53%) Cisco IOS
13 17 (4.53%) DMVPN
13 17 (4.53%) NX-OS
13 17 (4.53%) VLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 24 (6.40%) SQL Server
2 20 (5.33%) Big Data
3 16 (4.27%) NoSQL
3 16 (4.27%) Relational Database
4 15 (4.00%) Hadoop
4 15 (4.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 14 (3.73%) Apache Hive
5 14 (3.73%) SAP BW
6 11 (2.93%) Oracle Database
7 5 (1.33%) Data Warehouse
8 4 (1.07%) BusinessObjects
8 4 (1.07%) SQL Server Reporting Services
9 3 (0.80%) Microsoft Analysis Services
9 3 (0.80%) MySQL
9 3 (0.80%) Oracle Database 11g
9 3 (0.80%) SQL Server 2008
9 3 (0.80%) SQL Server Analysis Services
10 2 (0.53%) Crystal Reports
10 2 (0.53%) MS Access
11 1 (0.27%) Ingres
Development Applications
1 8 (2.13%) Oracle Forms
2 6 (1.60%) Visual Studio
3 4 (1.07%) Git (software)
3 4 (1.07%) Team Foundation Server
4 3 (0.80%) Burp Suite
4 3 (0.80%) Metasploit
4 3 (0.80%) Oracle APEX
4 3 (0.80%) VSS/SourceSafe
5 2 (0.53%) Visual Studio Team System
6 1 (0.27%) Atlassian Bamboo
6 1 (0.27%) Liquibase
6 1 (0.27%) MSTest
6 1 (0.27%) Subversion
6 1 (0.27%) UltraEdit
General
1 132 (35.20%) Finance
2 21 (5.60%) Retail
3 19 (5.07%) Banking
4 17 (4.53%) Manufacturing
5 12 (3.20%) Telecoms
6 7 (1.87%) Advertising
6 7 (1.87%) Legal
7 4 (1.07%) Local Government
7 4 (1.07%) Pharmaceutical
8 3 (0.80%) Financial Institution
8 3 (0.80%) Marketing
9 2 (0.53%) Electronics
9 2 (0.53%) French Language
9 2 (0.53%) Investment Banking
9 2 (0.53%) Publishing
9 2 (0.53%) Retail Banking
9 2 (0.53%) Spanish Language
10 1 (0.27%) Aerospace
10 1 (0.27%) Billing
10 1 (0.27%) International Banking
Job Titles
1 96 (25.60%) Analyst
2 42 (11.20%) Security Analyst
3 41 (10.93%) IT Analyst
4 33 (8.80%) Security Engineer
4 33 (8.80%) Security Manager
5 32 (8.53%) Consultant
6 30 (8.00%) Network Engineer
7 24 (6.40%) Architect
7 24 (6.40%) SAP Consultant
8 22 (5.87%) IT Manager
8 22 (5.87%) Security Architect
9 21 (5.60%) Network Security Engineer
10 20 (5.33%) Developer
11 19 (5.07%) IT Engineer
12 17 (4.53%) Cisco Engineer
12 17 (4.53%) Cisco Network Engineer
12 17 (4.53%) Information Analyst
12 17 (4.53%) Information Security Analyst
13 16 (4.27%) Information Security Manager
13 16 (4.27%) Technical Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 31 (8.27%) .NET
2 14 (3.73%) Kafka
2 14 (3.73%) SOAP
2 14 (3.73%) XML
3 13 (3.47%) Flask
3 13 (3.47%) Grails
3 13 (3.47%) JSON
3 13 (3.47%) Node.js
3 13 (3.47%) REST
4 9 (2.40%) LAMP
5 8 (2.13%) 802.1X
6 6 (1.60%) MSMQ
7 4 (1.07%) .NET Framework
7 4 (1.07%) ASP.NET
7 4 (1.07%) Web Services
8 2 (0.53%) Regular Expression
8 2 (0.53%) WPF
9 1 (0.27%) AngularJS
9 1 (0.27%) Entity Framework
9 1 (0.27%) Silverlight
Miscellaneous
1 47 (12.53%) Management Information System
2 45 (12.00%) Computer Science
3 34 (9.07%) Analytical Skills
4 25 (6.67%) Security Operations Centre
5 17 (4.53%) Data Centre
6 16 (4.27%) Data Protection Act
7 12 (3.20%) CESG
7 12 (3.20%) Client/Server
7 12 (3.20%) Driving Licence
8 8 (2.13%) Enterprise Storage
9 7 (1.87%) AS400
10 5 (1.33%) Mainframe
11 4 (1.07%) Fintech
11 4 (1.07%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
11 4 (1.07%) iSeries
11 4 (1.07%) NHS
12 3 (0.80%) Clustering
12 3 (0.80%) Cyber Attack
12 3 (0.80%) Digital Media
13 2 (0.53%) CMDB
Operating Systems
1 85 (22.67%) Windows
2 50 (13.33%) Unix
3 26 (6.93%) Windows Server
4 23 (6.13%) Linux
5 13 (3.47%) Windows Server 2012
6 8 (2.13%) CentOS
6 8 (2.13%) Debian
7 4 (1.07%) Windows Server 2008
8 3 (0.80%) Kali Linux
9 2 (0.53%) Solaris
10 1 (0.27%) Ubuntu
10 1 (0.27%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 126 (33.60%) Information Security
2 98 (26.13%) ITIL
3 65 (17.33%) Risk Management
4 55 (14.67%) SIEM
5 39 (10.40%) Change Management
6 37 (9.87%) Cybersecurity
6 37 (9.87%) Data Security
6 37 (9.87%) Service Management
7 36 (9.60%) Stakeholder Management
8 34 (9.07%) Security Operations
9 33 (8.80%) IT Audit
10 31 (8.27%) Agile Software Development
11 29 (7.73%) Mentoring
11 29 (7.73%) Security Management
12 28 (7.47%) Data Protection
12 28 (7.47%) Problem Management
12 28 (7.47%) Project Management
12 28 (7.47%) Security Architecture
12 28 (7.47%) Vulnerability Management
13 27 (7.20%) TOGAF
Programming Languages
1 47 (12.53%) SQL
2 25 (6.67%) C#
3 17 (4.53%) Python
4 16 (4.27%) PL/SQL
5 14 (3.73%) Java
6 13 (3.47%) JavaScript
7 9 (2.40%) PowerShell
8 8 (2.13%) VB
9 6 (1.60%) VB.NET
10 4 (1.07%) Perl
11 3 (0.80%) C
11 3 (0.80%) C++
11 3 (0.80%) Shell Script
12 2 (0.53%) PHP
12 2 (0.53%) VBA
13 1 (0.27%) ActionScript
13 1 (0.27%) ActionScript 2.0
13 1 (0.27%) ActionScript 3.0
13 1 (0.27%) Bash Shell
13 1 (0.27%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 104 (27.73%) CISSP
2 78 (20.80%) CISM
3 59 (15.73%) Degree
4 56 (14.93%) CISA
5 19 (5.07%) CRISC
6 12 (3.20%) IISP
6 12 (3.20%) Oracle Certification
7 11 (2.93%) ITIL Certification
8 10 (2.67%) Cisco Certification
9 9 (2.40%) CCNA
9 9 (2.40%) Microsoft Certification
9 9 (2.40%) SANS
10 8 (2.13%) ACCA
10 8 (2.13%) CCNP
10 8 (2.13%) CESG Certified Professional
10 8 (2.13%) MCSE
10 8 (2.13%) SC Cleared
10 8 (2.13%) Security Cleared
11 7 (1.87%) CEH
11 7 (1.87%) ISSAP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 116 (30.93%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 87 (23.20%) PCI DSS
3 31 (8.27%) COBIT
3 31 (8.27%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
4 29 (7.73%) Cyber Essentials
5 19 (5.07%) SLA
6 15 (4.00%) GDPR
7 14 (3.73%) ISO 9001
8 11 (2.93%) SSAE 16
9 8 (2.13%) ISO/IEC 20000
10 6 (1.60%) HMG Security Policy Framework
10 6 (1.60%) JSP 440
11 5 (1.33%) HIPAA
12 4 (1.07%) COSO
12 4 (1.07%) Data Quality
13 3 (0.80%) Basel II
13 3 (0.80%) BS25999
13 3 (0.80%) GxP
13 3 (0.80%) ISO 14001
14 2 (0.53%) ISO/IEC 27005
System Software
1 40 (10.67%) Active Directory
2 19 (5.07%) Hyper-V
2 19 (5.07%) VMware Infrastructure
3 8 (2.13%) vSphere
4 6 (1.60%) ProxySG
4 6 (1.60%) RACF
5 2 (0.53%) VMware Server
6 1 (0.27%) Apache ZooKeeper
6 1 (0.27%) KVM
6 1 (0.27%) SRDF
Systems Management
1 12 (3.20%) SCCM
2 3 (0.80%) Ansible
2 3 (0.80%) Backup Exec
2 3 (0.80%) Cisco CUCM
2 3 (0.80%) Failover Clustering
2 3 (0.80%) McAfee ePO
2 3 (0.80%) SCOM
3 2 (0.53%) Puppet
4 1 (0.27%) Cobbler
4 1 (0.27%) Kibana
4 1 (0.27%) Nagios
4 1 (0.27%) Opscode Chef
4 1 (0.27%) PowerCLI
4 1 (0.27%) Rundeck
4 1 (0.27%) Tivoli
4 1 (0.27%) ZABBIX
Vendors
1 78 (20.80%) Cisco
2 48 (12.80%) Oracle
3 46 (12.27%) Microsoft
4 45 (12.00%) SAP
5 32 (8.53%) Sun
6 27 (7.20%) F5
7 24 (6.40%) VMware
8 21 (5.60%) Citrix
9 20 (5.33%) CheckPoint
10 14 (3.73%) Juniper
10 14 (3.73%) Remedy
11 13 (3.47%) Apigee
12 12 (3.20%) Blue Coat
13 11 (2.93%) McAfee
13 11 (2.93%) Palo Alto
14 9 (2.40%) Gemalto
14 9 (2.40%) Symantec
15 8 (2.13%) Google
15 8 (2.13%) Splunk
16 6 (1.60%) Novell
City, London
Randstad Technologies
Salary: £60000 - £70000 per annum + Bonus, Pension, Remote working
Posted: 17 hours ago
West Midlands
Interquest - IQ Tech
Salary: £60000 - £65000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Modis International
Salary: £60000 - £120000 per annum + Bonus+Bens
Posted: Yesterday
West Midlands
Interquest - IQ Tech
Salary: £60000 - £65000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Cannock, Staffordshire
Spring Technology
Salary: £26000.00 - £30000.00 per annum + £26,000-£30,000
Posted: 12 hours ago
Cannock, Staffordshire
Spring Technology
Salary: bonus
Posted: 12 hours ago
London
Venturi
Salary: £50000 - £80000 per annum + car allowance, Bonus, pension etc
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Modis International
Posted: 3 days ago
Watford, Hertfordshire
Spring Technology
Posted: 2 days ago
Wokingham, Berkshire
People Source Consulting
Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Randstad Technologies
Posted: 4 days ago
North London
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 55000 + excellent benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Horsham
Computer Futures
Salary: £75000 - £95000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 10 days ago
Brighton
Computer Futures
Salary: £75000 - £95000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 10 days ago
Bracknell, Berkshire
HiFX Europe Ltd
Salary: From £45,000 to £50,000 per annum + up to 10% bonus + benefits
Posted: 10 days ago
London
Next Ventures Limited
Posted: 7 days ago
Stockport
Michael Page Technology
Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum + 33 days, exc pen, bonus, flex/ben
Posted: 14 days ago
Leeds
Modis International Ltd
Salary: £60000 - £65000 per annum
Posted: 16 days ago
Rossendale
Michael Page Technology
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + good benefits package + training
Posted: 11 days ago
London
Hays London City Cheapside
Salary: £30000.00 - £35000.00 per annum + Benifits
Posted: 11 days ago
Lancashire
Michael Page Technology
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + good benefits package + training
Posted: 27 days ago