Period
to 13 November 2018

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 13 November 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Sarbanes-Oxley (SOX, Sarbox)
UK
6 months to
13 Nov 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 783 829 702
Rank change year-on-year +46 -127 +43
Permanent jobs citing Sarbanes-Oxley 370 373 585
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.23% 0.21% 0.31%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 1.71% 1.67% 2.40%
Number of salaries quoted 263 273 444
UK median annual salary £60,000 £62,500 £55,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -4.00% +13.64% +10.00%
10th Percentile £37,500 £35,250 £36,250
90th Percentile £82,500 £81,250 £76,250
UK excluding London median annual salary £54,750 £50,000 £52,500
% change year-on-year +9.50% -4.76% +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 21,626 22,395 24,359
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 13.28% 12.47% 12.94%
Number of salaries quoted 16,340 16,713 19,220
UK median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £49,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +2.04% +8.89%
10th Percentile £28,000 £27,500 £27,500
90th Percentile £80,000 £77,500 £77,500
UK excluding London median annual salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year +5.88% - +2.41%

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 13 November 2018.

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 13 November 2018. 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 +51 353 £60,000 - 46
UK excluding London +138 257 £54,750 +9.50% 29
London -40 101 £75,000 +15.38% 19
South East +60 98 £57,500 +15.00% 6
East of England +72 57 £50,000 -13.04% 1
Midlands +70 57 £47,500 +11.76% 5
North of England +41 43 £52,500 +19.32% 15
West Midlands +68 38 £47,500 +21.79% 2
North West +13 33 £48,000 -10.70% 8
East Midlands +23 19 £55,000 -4.35% 3
Yorkshire +17 9 £55,000 +37.50% 7
Scotland -11 6 - -
North East - 1 £58,000 -

For the 6 months to 13 November 2018, 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.

1 137 (37.03%) Finance
2 110 (29.73%) Information Security
3 75 (20.27%) CISSP
4 69 (18.65%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 67 (18.11%) Oracle
6 65 (17.57%) Analytical Skills
7 59 (15.95%) PCI DSS
8 58 (15.68%) ITIL
9 49 (13.24%) Degree
10 47 (12.70%) Project Management
10 47 (12.70%) Change Management
10 47 (12.70%) Firewall
11 46 (12.43%) Risk Management
11 46 (12.43%) ERP
12 44 (11.89%) DNS
13 43 (11.62%) Unix
13 43 (11.62%) Windows
13 43 (11.62%) Linux
13 43 (11.62%) CISA
13 43 (11.62%) Problem-Solving
14 39 (10.54%) CISM
14 39 (10.54%) Legal
15 38 (10.27%) GDPR
16 37 (10.00%) Management Information System
17 35 (9.46%) Perl
18 33 (8.92%) SSL
19 32 (8.65%) Amazon AWS
19 32 (8.65%) Splunk
20 31 (8.38%) HIPAA
20 31 (8.38%) COBIT

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 10 (2.70%) Oracle Application Server
2 5 (1.35%) Apache
2 5 (1.35%) IIS
2 5 (1.35%) Skype for Business
2 5 (1.35%) Tomcat
2 5 (1.35%) WebLogic
3 4 (1.08%) BizTalk Server
3 4 (1.08%) Confluence
3 4 (1.08%) MS Exchange
4 3 (0.81%) WebSphere
5 2 (0.54%) Oracle Workflow
6 1 (0.27%) Elasticsearch
6 1 (0.27%) SAS
Applications
1 12 (3.24%) Microsoft Office
2 4 (1.08%) Microsoft Excel
3 1 (0.27%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 10 (2.70%) SAP GRC
2 8 (2.16%) HFM
3 7 (1.89%) SAP BPC
3 7 (1.89%) SAP S/4HANA
4 6 (1.62%) Dynamics NAV
5 5 (1.35%) SAP GTS
5 5 (1.35%) SAP MDG
6 4 (1.08%) Dynamics AX
6 4 (1.08%) Hyperion Planning
6 4 (1.08%) SAP HCM
7 3 (0.81%) Oracle EBS
7 3 (0.81%) SAP ERP
8 2 (0.54%) Dynamics CRM
8 2 (0.54%) Oracle EBS R12
8 2 (0.54%) Workday HCM
9 1 (0.27%) Bloomberg TOMS
9 1 (0.27%) Oracle Applications
9 1 (0.27%) SAP APO
Cloud Services
1 32 (8.65%) Amazon AWS
2 23 (6.22%) Microsoft Azure
3 6 (1.62%) Cloud Computing
3 6 (1.62%) SaaS
4 5 (1.35%) AWS CloudFormation
4 5 (1.35%) Virtual Private Cloud
5 3 (0.81%) Google Cloud Platform
6 2 (0.54%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 47 (12.70%) Firewall
2 44 (11.89%) DNS
3 33 (8.92%) SSL
4 30 (8.11%) LAN
4 30 (8.11%) TCP/IP
5 28 (7.57%) WAN
6 27 (7.30%) Network Security
6 27 (7.30%) SMTP
7 25 (6.76%) Intrusion Detection
8 21 (5.68%) Wireless
9 16 (4.32%) Internet
10 11 (2.97%) VoIP
11 10 (2.70%) DHCP
11 10 (2.70%) VLAN
12 9 (2.43%) BGP
12 9 (2.43%) OSPF
13 8 (2.16%) FTP
13 8 (2.16%) VPN
14 7 (1.89%) Wi-Fi
15 6 (1.62%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 18 (4.86%) Essbase
2 17 (4.59%) Oracle Database
3 16 (4.32%) Oracle Reports
4 12 (3.24%) RDBMS
4 12 (3.24%) Relational Database
5 8 (2.16%) Data Warehouse
5 8 (2.16%) SAP BW
6 7 (1.89%) Oracle BI EE
7 5 (1.35%) SAP HANA
8 4 (1.08%) Big Data
8 4 (1.08%) Oracle Database 11g
8 4 (1.08%) Oracle Database 12c
8 4 (1.08%) Oracle9i Database
8 4 (1.08%) SQL Server
9 2 (0.54%) SQL Server Integration Services
9 2 (0.54%) SQL Server Reporting Services
10 1 (0.27%) Microsoft Analysis Services
10 1 (0.27%) QlikView
10 1 (0.27%) SQL Server 2008
10 1 (0.27%) SQL Server Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 12 (3.24%) Burp Suite
2 6 (1.62%) Jenkins
2 6 (1.62%) JIRA
3 5 (1.35%) Atlassian Bamboo
3 5 (1.35%) Git (software)
3 5 (1.35%) GitLab
3 5 (1.35%) Subversion
4 3 (0.81%) Metasploit
4 3 (0.81%) Oracle APEX
5 1 (0.27%) Bitbucket
5 1 (0.27%) Chocolatey
5 1 (0.27%) Team Foundation Server
5 1 (0.27%) Vagrant
General
1 137 (37.03%) Finance
2 39 (10.54%) Legal
3 28 (7.57%) Games
4 20 (5.41%) Retail
5 11 (2.97%) Manufacturing
6 8 (2.16%) Pharmaceutical
7 7 (1.89%) Billing
8 6 (1.62%) Banking
9 5 (1.35%) Telecoms
10 3 (0.81%) General Ledger
10 3 (0.81%) Marketing
11 2 (0.54%) Local Government
12 1 (0.27%) Automotive
12 1 (0.27%) Back Office
12 1 (0.27%) French Language
12 1 (0.27%) Front Office
12 1 (0.27%) Investment Banking
Job Titles
1 95 (25.68%) Analyst
2 38 (10.27%) Security Analyst
3 36 (9.73%) IT Manager
4 29 (7.84%) Administrator
5 24 (6.49%) Senior Analyst
6 22 (5.95%) Information Analyst
6 22 (5.95%) Information Security Analyst
7 19 (5.14%) Security Specialist
8 18 (4.86%) Senior Security Analyst
9 17 (4.59%) Network Engineer
9 17 (4.59%) Project Manager
10 16 (4.32%) Consultant
11 14 (3.78%) Senior Information Analyst
11 14 (3.78%) Senior Information Security Analyst
12 13 (3.51%) Support Analyst
13 12 (3.24%) Applications Support
13 12 (3.24%) Data Governance Manager
13 12 (3.24%) Data Manager
13 12 (3.24%) DBA
13 12 (3.24%) Support Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 20 (5.41%) .NET
2 14 (3.78%) EDI
2 14 (3.78%) SailPoint
3 7 (1.89%) SAP Basis
4 3 (0.81%) OAuth
4 3 (0.81%) SAML
4 3 (0.81%) Web Services
5 2 (0.54%) OLE
5 2 (0.54%) SAP Fiori
5 2 (0.54%) Software Packaging
6 1 (0.27%) AngularJS
6 1 (0.27%) Kafka
6 1 (0.27%) RabbitMQ
Miscellaneous
1 65 (17.57%) Analytical Skills
2 37 (10.00%) Management Information System
3 28 (7.57%) Computer Science
4 25 (6.76%) Data Centre
5 17 (4.59%) Self-Motivation
6 9 (2.43%) Cyber Kill Chain
6 9 (2.43%) iSeries
6 9 (2.43%) Mobile App
7 8 (2.16%) Client/Server
7 8 (2.16%) User Experience
8 6 (1.62%) Fixed Income
8 6 (1.62%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
9 5 (1.35%) Life Science
9 5 (1.35%) Reinsurance
9 5 (1.35%) Video Conferencing
10 4 (1.08%) Data Protection Act
11 3 (0.81%) Cyberattack
11 3 (0.81%) Cyberthreat
11 3 (0.81%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
11 3 (0.81%) Robotics
Operating Systems
1 43 (11.62%) Linux
1 43 (11.62%) Unix
1 43 (11.62%) Windows
2 15 (4.05%) Solaris
3 8 (2.16%) Windows Server
4 7 (1.89%) CentOS
5 6 (1.62%) Android
5 6 (1.62%) Apple iOS
5 6 (1.62%) Windows 10
6 5 (1.35%) Debian
7 3 (0.81%) AIX
7 3 (0.81%) Kali Linux
7 3 (0.81%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 2 (0.54%) Windows Server 2012
9 1 (0.27%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 110 (29.73%) Information Security
2 58 (15.68%) ITIL
3 47 (12.70%) Change Management
3 47 (12.70%) Project Management
4 46 (12.43%) ERP
4 46 (12.43%) Risk Management
5 43 (11.62%) Problem-Solving
6 31 (8.38%) Vulnerability Scanning
7 30 (8.11%) OWASP
8 29 (7.84%) Cybersecurity
8 29 (7.84%) Security Architecture
9 28 (7.57%) Analytics
10 26 (7.03%) Data Governance
10 26 (7.03%) Regulatory Compliance
10 26 (7.03%) Stakeholder Management
11 24 (6.49%) Configuration Management
11 24 (6.49%) Disaster Recovery
11 24 (6.49%) Vulnerability Management
12 23 (6.22%) Change Control
12 23 (6.22%) Process Improvement
Programming Languages
1 35 (9.46%) Perl
2 27 (7.30%) Python
3 23 (6.22%) Java
4 21 (5.68%) C
5 20 (5.41%) PowerShell
6 17 (4.59%) VBScript
7 15 (4.05%) Bash Shell
8 14 (3.78%) SQL
9 12 (3.24%) Shell Script
10 8 (2.16%) AWK
10 8 (2.16%) C-shell
10 8 (2.16%) Korn
11 7 (1.89%) C++
12 3 (0.81%) Ruby
13 2 (0.54%) C#
13 2 (0.54%) JavaScript
14 1 (0.27%) PHP
14 1 (0.27%) T-SQL
14 1 (0.27%) VB
14 1 (0.27%) VBA
Qualifications
1 75 (20.27%) CISSP
2 49 (13.24%) Degree
3 43 (11.62%) CISA
4 39 (10.54%) CISM
5 20 (5.41%) Cisco Certification
6 19 (5.14%) GIAC
7 18 (4.86%) Computer Science Degree
8 17 (4.59%) CEH
9 12 (3.24%) CCNA
9 12 (3.24%) Security Cleared
10 11 (2.97%) CCIE
11 10 (2.70%) SC Cleared
12 9 (2.43%) SANS
13 8 (2.16%) CCNP
13 8 (2.16%) GCIA
13 8 (2.16%) GCIH
14 7 (1.89%) CRISC
14 7 (1.89%) ITIL Certification
15 5 (1.35%) AWS Certification
15 5 (1.35%) SAP Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 69 (18.65%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 59 (15.95%) PCI DSS
3 38 (10.27%) GDPR
4 31 (8.38%) COBIT
4 31 (8.38%) HIPAA
5 25 (6.76%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
6 22 (5.95%) Data Quality
7 20 (5.41%) SAS 70
8 18 (4.86%) QA
9 15 (4.05%) Solvency II
10 11 (2.97%) SLA
11 9 (2.43%) SSAE 16
12 8 (2.16%) NIST 800
13 6 (1.62%) GxP
14 4 (1.08%) HMG Security Policy Framework
15 3 (0.81%) COSO
15 3 (0.81%) Cyber Essentials
16 2 (0.54%) ISAE 3402
16 2 (0.54%) PA-DSS
17 1 (0.27%) ISO 26262
System Software
1 15 (4.05%) Active Directory
1 15 (4.05%) Oracle RAC
2 10 (2.70%) VMware Infrastructure
3 6 (1.62%) Docker
4 3 (0.81%) Snort
5 2 (0.54%) Virtual Machines
6 1 (0.27%) VMware ESXi
6 1 (0.27%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 16 (4.32%) QRadar
2 15 (4.05%) Data Guard
2 15 (4.05%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
2 15 (4.05%) Oracle RMAN
3 13 (3.51%) Core Impact
3 13 (3.51%) Nessus
3 13 (3.51%) Nexpose
3 13 (3.51%) OpenVAS
4 6 (1.62%) Ansible
4 6 (1.62%) Kubernetes
4 6 (1.62%) RSA Security Analytics
4 6 (1.62%) WMI
5 5 (1.35%) Docker Swarm
5 5 (1.35%) Opscode Chef
5 5 (1.35%) Terraform
6 4 (1.08%) SCCM
7 3 (0.81%) Nagios
7 3 (0.81%) Tivoli
8 2 (0.54%) NetBackup
8 2 (0.54%) SCOM
Vendors
1 67 (18.11%) Oracle
2 32 (8.65%) Splunk
3 28 (7.57%) SAP
4 23 (6.22%) Microsoft
5 17 (4.59%) Qualys
6 15 (4.05%) Informatica
7 14 (3.78%) CheckPoint
7 14 (3.78%) Cisco
7 14 (3.78%) CyberArk
7 14 (3.78%) VMware
8 13 (3.51%) AlienVault
8 13 (3.51%) ArcSight
8 13 (3.51%) Juniper
8 13 (3.51%) LogRhythm
8 13 (3.51%) SolarWinds
9 12 (3.24%) Aveksa
9 12 (3.24%) Bomgar
9 12 (3.24%) Hyperion
9 12 (3.24%) PeopleSoft
9 12 (3.24%) Red Hat