Period
to 22 January 2022

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 22 January 2022 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Sarbanes-Oxley (SOX, Sarbox)
UK
6 months to
22 Jan 2022
Same period 2021 Same period 2020
Rank 877 665 763
Rank change year-on-year -212 +98 +47
Permanent jobs citing Sarbanes-Oxley 191 112 276
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the UK 0.15% 0.18% 0.22%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 0.95% 1.39% 1.65%
Number of salaries quoted 151 84 229
10th Percentile £31,250 £35,750 £45,000
25th Percentile £43,125 £47,500 £51,250
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £57,500 £61,250 £60,000
Median % change year-on-year -6.12% +2.08% +9.09%
75th Percentile £70,000 £75,625 £77,500
90th Percentile £81,250 £92,500 £92,500
UK excluding London median annual salary £50,000 £57,500 £60,000
% change year-on-year -13.04% -4.17% +20.00%

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 20,064 8,085 16,721
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 15.57% 12.74% 13.25%
Number of salaries quoted 12,305 6,047 12,934
10th Percentile £31,000 £31,250 £28,750
25th Percentile £40,750 £41,250 £36,500
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £55,000 £52,500 £52,500
Median % change year-on-year +4.76% - +5.00%
75th Percentile £72,500 £68,750 £68,750
90th Percentile £90,000 £83,750 £83,750
UK excluding London median annual salary £47,500 £47,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year - +5.56% -

Sarbanes-Oxley
Job Vacancy Trend

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

Job vacancy trend for Sarbanes-Oxley in the UK

Sarbanes-Oxley
Salary Trend

3-month moving average salary quoted in jobs citing Sarbanes-Oxley.

Salary trend for Sarbanes-Oxley in the UK

Sarbanes-Oxley
Salary Histogram

Salary distribution for jobs citing Sarbanes-Oxley over the 6 months to 22 January 2022.

Salary histogram for Sarbanes-Oxley in the UK

Sarbanes-Oxley
Top 14 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 22 January 2022. 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
Jobs
England -182 179 £56,250 -10.00% 34
UK excluding London -175 110 £50,000 -13.04% 19
London -178 64 £65,000 -18.75% 14
South East -97 50 £58,750 -2.08% 6
Work from Home -198 34 £75,000 -3.23% 1
Midlands -83 33 £51,250 -6.82% 6
West Midlands -62 25 £50,000 -11.11% 4
North of England -122 15 £50,000 -20.00% 4
Yorkshire -73 8 £32,500 -48.00% 4
North West -74 7 £53,000 -1.30%
East of England -100 7 £53,750 +79.17% 2
East Midlands -55 6 £24,000 -12.73% 2
South West -48 4 £29,500 -43.54% 1
Scotland -66 1 - -

For the 6 months to 22 January 2022, 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 with a requirement for Sarbanes-Oxley.

1 82 (42.93%) Finance
2 74 (38.74%) Social Skills
3 59 (30.89%) GDPR
4 46 (24.08%) Degree
5 45 (23.56%) ISO/IEC 27001
6 40 (20.94%) CISSP
6 40 (20.94%) ITIL
6 40 (20.94%) Agile Software Development
7 39 (20.42%) Oracle
7 39 (20.42%) NIST
8 37 (19.37%) ERP
8 37 (19.37%) Microsoft
9 36 (18.85%) Windows
9 36 (18.85%) Information Security
9 36 (18.85%) Cybersecurity
10 34 (17.80%) CISA
11 32 (16.75%) CISM
11 32 (16.75%) Analytical Skills
12 31 (16.23%) AWS
12 31 (16.23%) PCI DSS
13 28 (14.66%) COBIT
13 28 (14.66%) Firewall
13 28 (14.66%) Problem-Solving
14 26 (13.61%) Driving Licence
14 26 (13.61%) Management Information System
14 26 (13.61%) Active Directory
15 25 (13.09%) Azure
16 24 (12.57%) GRC
17 23 (12.04%) Self-Motivation
17 23 (12.04%) DNS

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 13 (6.81%) SharePoint
2 10 (5.24%) IIS
3 4 (2.09%) SAS
4 3 (1.57%) Apache Spark
4 3 (1.57%) JBoss
4 3 (1.57%) Tomcat
4 3 (1.57%) WebLogic
4 3 (1.57%) WebSphere
5 2 (1.05%) MS Exchange
6 1 (0.52%) Apache
6 1 (0.52%) Cloud Foundry
6 1 (0.52%) Confluence
6 1 (0.52%) nginx
6 1 (0.52%) OpenStack
Applications
1 17 (8.90%) Microsoft Office
2 7 (3.66%) Microsoft Excel
3 4 (2.09%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 3 (1.57%) Oracle Smart View
5 2 (1.05%) Spreadsheet
6 1 (0.52%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 9 (4.71%) Dynamics NAV
1 9 (4.71%) NetSuite
2 5 (2.62%) SAP LE
2 5 (2.62%) SAP SD
3 4 (2.09%) Oracle EBS
3 4 (2.09%) Oracle ERP
4 3 (1.57%) Hyperion Planning
5 2 (1.05%) assyst
5 2 (1.05%) HFM
5 2 (1.05%) SAP S/4HANA
6 1 (0.52%) Dynamics AX
6 1 (0.52%) JDE EnterpriseOne
6 1 (0.52%) Oracle Applications
6 1 (0.52%) Oracle Assets
6 1 (0.52%) Oracle General Ledger
6 1 (0.52%) Oracle Payables
6 1 (0.52%) Oracle Receivables
6 1 (0.52%) PeopleSoft HCM
6 1 (0.52%) SAP GRC
6 1 (0.52%) SAP Payroll
Cloud Services
1 31 (16.23%) AWS
2 25 (13.09%) Azure
3 15 (7.85%) SaaS
4 11 (5.76%) GCP
4 11 (5.76%) Power Platform
5 7 (3.66%) Microsoft 365
6 6 (3.14%) Amazon EC2
6 6 (3.14%) Amazon S3
6 6 (3.14%) AWS CloudFormation
6 6 (3.14%) Dynamics 365
6 6 (3.14%) PaaS
6 6 (3.14%) Virtual Private Cloud
7 5 (2.62%) Azure Logic Apps
8 4 (2.09%) Azure Active Directory
8 4 (2.09%) IaaS
8 4 (2.09%) Power Automate
8 4 (2.09%) Serverless
9 3 (1.57%) Amazon CloudWatch
9 3 (1.57%) Amazon ECS
9 3 (1.57%) Amazon ELB
Communications & Networking
1 28 (14.66%) Firewall
2 23 (12.04%) DNS
3 16 (8.38%) DHCP
4 13 (6.81%) WAN
5 10 (5.24%) Internet
6 9 (4.71%) VPN
7 7 (3.66%) Network Security
8 6 (3.14%) LAN
9 5 (2.62%) TCP/IP
9 5 (2.62%) Wi-Fi
10 4 (2.09%) Cisco IOS
10 4 (2.09%) Cisco ISE
10 4 (2.09%) Multicast
10 4 (2.09%) NX-OS
10 4 (2.09%) RTP
10 4 (2.09%) WebEx
11 3 (1.57%) HTTP
12 2 (1.05%) GSM
12 2 (1.05%) Intranet
12 2 (1.05%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 17 (8.90%) SQL Server
2 10 (5.24%) Power BI
3 9 (4.71%) Data Warehouse
4 4 (2.09%) Relational Database
4 4 (2.09%) Tableau
5 3 (1.57%) Amazon RDS
5 3 (1.57%) Big Data
5 3 (1.57%) Data Mining
5 3 (1.57%) Hadoop
5 3 (1.57%) Metadata
5 3 (1.57%) MySQL
5 3 (1.57%) NoSQL
5 3 (1.57%) Oracle Database
5 3 (1.57%) Oracle Database 12c
5 3 (1.57%) QlikView
5 3 (1.57%) RDBMS
6 2 (1.05%) Oracle BI EE
6 2 (1.05%) Oracle Reports
6 2 (1.05%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 2 (1.05%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 10 (5.24%) JIRA
2 8 (4.19%) Rational DOORS
2 8 (4.19%) SonarQube
2 8 (4.19%) Visual Studio
3 5 (2.62%) Oracle Forms
4 4 (2.09%) Git (software)
5 3 (1.57%) ERwin
5 3 (1.57%) Jenkins
6 2 (1.05%) JDeveloper
6 2 (1.05%) Subversion
7 1 (0.52%) AppScan
7 1 (0.52%) Burp Suite
7 1 (0.52%) Eclipse
7 1 (0.52%) Octopus Deploy
7 1 (0.52%) Team Foundation Server
7 1 (0.52%) TeamCity
7 1 (0.52%) WaveMaker
General
1 82 (42.93%) Finance
2 74 (38.74%) Social Skills
3 32 (16.75%) Analytical Skills
4 17 (8.90%) Legal
5 12 (6.28%) Influencing Skills
6 8 (4.19%) Banking
7 7 (3.66%) Pharmaceutical
8 6 (3.14%) Manufacturing
8 6 (3.14%) Organisational Skills
8 6 (3.14%) Publishing
9 5 (2.62%) Back Office
9 5 (2.62%) Telecoms
10 4 (2.09%) Presentation Skills
11 3 (1.57%) Documentation Skills
11 3 (1.57%) Retail
12 2 (1.05%) Financial Institution
12 2 (1.05%) Public Sector
13 1 (0.52%) Billing
13 1 (0.52%) Inclusion and Diversity
13 1 (0.52%) International Banking
Job Titles
1 50 (26.18%) Analyst
2 24 (12.57%) Architect
3 21 (10.99%) Security Architect
4 15 (7.85%) IT Manager
5 13 (6.81%) IT Technician
6 12 (6.28%) Consultant
6 12 (6.28%) IT Services Manager
6 12 (6.28%) Senior Analyst
7 11 (5.76%) ERP Analyst
7 11 (5.76%) Support Technician
8 10 (5.24%) Business Analyst
8 10 (5.24%) Developer
9 9 (4.71%) IT Support
9 9 (4.71%) IT Support Technician
9 9 (4.71%) Senior Business Analyst
10 8 (4.19%) Administrator
11 7 (3.66%) IT Architect
11 7 (3.66%) IT Security Architect
11 7 (3.66%) Navision Analyst
12 6 (3.14%) Security Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 15 (7.85%) EDI
2 8 (4.19%) EDIFACT
3 4 (2.09%) Middleware
3 4 (2.09%) Oracle Fusion
4 3 (1.57%) .NET
4 3 (1.57%) MCollective
4 3 (1.57%) REST
5 2 (1.05%) HTML
5 2 (1.05%) SOAP
5 2 (1.05%) Web Services
6 1 (0.52%) .NET Core
6 1 (0.52%) ASP.NET
6 1 (0.52%) J2EE
6 1 (0.52%) JSON
6 1 (0.52%) JSP
6 1 (0.52%) LDAP
6 1 (0.52%) Sensu
6 1 (0.52%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 26 (13.61%) Driving Licence
1 26 (13.61%) Management Information System
2 23 (12.04%) Self-Motivation
3 16 (8.38%) Public Cloud
4 12 (6.28%) Data Centre
5 8 (4.19%) Mobile Payment
5 8 (4.19%) Smartcard
6 7 (3.66%) Social Media
7 6 (3.14%) AS400
7 6 (3.14%) Data Structures
7 6 (3.14%) iSeries
8 5 (2.62%) Video Conferencing
8 5 (2.62%) Virtual Team
9 4 (2.09%) Cloud Native
9 4 (2.09%) CMDB
9 4 (2.09%) Life Science
9 4 (2.09%) Video\Live Streaming
10 3 (1.57%) Credit Risk
10 3 (1.57%) Hybrid Cloud
10 3 (1.57%) TM Forum
Operating Systems
1 36 (18.85%) Windows
2 16 (8.38%) Linux
2 16 (8.38%) Windows Server 2008
3 15 (7.85%) Windows 10
4 13 (6.81%) Windows Server
4 13 (6.81%) Windows XP
5 12 (6.28%) Solaris
6 7 (3.66%) Unix
7 3 (1.57%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 2 (1.05%) Mac OS
9 1 (0.52%) CentOS
9 1 (0.52%) SUSE
9 1 (0.52%) Ubuntu
9 1 (0.52%) Windows 7
9 1 (0.52%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 40 (20.94%) Agile Software Development
1 40 (20.94%) ITIL
2 37 (19.37%) ERP
3 36 (18.85%) Cybersecurity
3 36 (18.85%) Information Security
4 28 (14.66%) Problem-Solving
5 22 (11.52%) Project Management
5 22 (11.52%) Risk Management
5 22 (11.52%) TOGAF
6 21 (10.99%) Computer Science
6 21 (10.99%) Security Architecture
6 21 (10.99%) Service Management
6 21 (10.99%) Waterfall
7 20 (10.47%) DevOps
8 19 (9.95%) Analytics
8 19 (9.95%) Data Protection
9 16 (8.38%) Data Privacy
9 16 (8.38%) Internal Audit
9 16 (8.38%) SIEM
10 15 (7.85%) Disaster Recovery
Programming Languages
1 20 (10.47%) SQL
2 16 (8.38%) Java
3 9 (4.71%) C#
3 9 (4.71%) Python
4 5 (2.62%) PowerShell
5 4 (2.09%) C
6 2 (1.05%) Bash
6 2 (1.05%) PL/SQL
6 2 (1.05%) T-SQL
6 2 (1.05%) VBA
7 1 (0.52%) C++
7 1 (0.52%) Go
7 1 (0.52%) JCL
7 1 (0.52%) Perl
7 1 (0.52%) PHP
7 1 (0.52%) REXX
7 1 (0.52%) X++
Qualifications
1 46 (24.08%) Degree
2 40 (20.94%) CISSP
3 34 (17.80%) CISA
4 32 (16.75%) CISM
5 15 (7.85%) Cisco Certification
6 11 (5.76%) Computer Science Degree
7 9 (4.71%) ITIL Certification
8 8 (4.19%) (ISC)2 CCSP
8 8 (4.19%) CCSP
8 8 (4.19%) CLAS
8 8 (4.19%) CREST Certified
8 8 (4.19%) CRISC
8 8 (4.19%) IISP
8 8 (4.19%) Security Cleared
9 5 (2.62%) CCNA
9 5 (2.62%) CGEIT
10 4 (2.09%) CASP
10 4 (2.09%) CCNP
10 4 (2.09%) CEH
10 4 (2.09%) CIMA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 59 (30.89%) GDPR
2 45 (23.56%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 39 (20.42%) NIST
4 31 (16.23%) PCI DSS
5 28 (14.66%) COBIT
6 24 (12.57%) GRC
7 18 (9.42%) ITGC
8 13 (6.81%) COSO
9 12 (6.28%) SOC 1
9 12 (6.28%) SOC 2
10 10 (5.24%) HIPAA
10 10 (5.24%) ISAE 3402
10 10 (5.24%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
11 8 (4.19%) GAMP
11 8 (4.19%) ISO 31000
11 8 (4.19%) ISO 9001
11 8 (4.19%) ISO/IEC 27005
12 7 (3.66%) Cyber Essentials
12 7 (3.66%) IFRS
13 4 (2.09%) HMG Security Policy Framework
System Software
1 26 (13.61%) Active Directory
2 14 (7.33%) Hyper-V
3 8 (4.19%) ISA Server
3 8 (4.19%) VMware Infrastructure
4 3 (1.57%) Oracle RAC
5 2 (1.05%) Docker
6 1 (0.52%) ACF2
6 1 (0.52%) KVM
6 1 (0.52%) LXC
6 1 (0.52%) RACF
6 1 (0.52%) VMware ESXi
6 1 (0.52%) vSphere
6 1 (0.52%) Xen
Systems Management
1 9 (4.71%) Nessus
2 8 (4.19%) Terraform
2 8 (4.19%) Trend Micro Deep Security
3 7 (3.66%) Ansible
4 6 (3.14%) Kubernetes
5 5 (2.62%) Opscode Chef
5 5 (2.62%) Puppet
6 4 (2.09%) Cisco CUCM
7 3 (1.57%) Data Guard
7 3 (1.57%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
7 3 (1.57%) Oracle RMAN
8 2 (1.05%) Control-M
8 2 (1.05%) QRadar
8 2 (1.05%) RSA Archer
9 1 (0.52%) Active Directory Federation Services
9 1 (0.52%) Automic
9 1 (0.52%) Grafana
9 1 (0.52%) HP Fortify
9 1 (0.52%) Mesos
9 1 (0.52%) Single Sign-On
Vendors
1 39 (20.42%) Oracle
2 37 (19.37%) Microsoft
3 21 (10.99%) SAP
4 19 (9.95%) Cisco
4 19 (9.95%) JD Edwards
5 13 (6.81%) Google
5 13 (6.81%) Veeam
6 12 (6.28%) F5
6 12 (6.28%) Splunk
7 9 (4.71%) Acronis
7 9 (4.71%) MAPICS
7 9 (4.71%) Tripwire
8 8 (4.19%) Centrify
8 8 (4.19%) CrowdStrike
8 8 (4.19%) Imperva
8 8 (4.19%) Okta
8 8 (4.19%) OneTrust
8 8 (4.19%) Trend Micro
8 8 (4.19%) VMware
9 6 (3.14%) LANSA