Period
to 22 July 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 22 July 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Sarbanes-Oxley (SOX, Sarbox)
UK
6 months to
22 Jul 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 796 828 772
Rank change year-on-year +32 -56 -28
Permanent jobs citing Sarbanes-Oxley 381 388 560
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.22% 0.22% 0.28%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 1.64% 1.78% 2.10%
Number of salaries quoted 271 295 424
UK median annual salary £60,000 £57,500 £55,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +4.35% +4.55% -0.90%
10th Percentile £35,250 £35,000 £35,000
90th Percentile £81,750 £90,000 £80,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £56,250 £50,000 £52,500
% change year-on-year +12.50% -4.76% +6.60%

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 23,268 21,787 26,629
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 13.42% 12.19% 13.16%
Number of salaries quoted 17,683 16,473 21,109
UK median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.26% - +5.56%
10th Percentile £28,500 £26,750 £26,250
90th Percentile £80,000 £77,500 £77,500
UK excluding London median annual salary £45,000 £42,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year +7.14% -1.18% +6.25%

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 22 July 2018.

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 July 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 +34 361 £60,000 +4.35% 23
UK excluding London +66 243 £56,250 +12.50% 19
London -53 129 £70,000 +7.69% 9
South East +29 94 £60,000 +20.00% 9
Midlands +47 56 £46,500 +12.73%
East of England +45 47 £57,500 +21.05% 4
West Midlands +59 45 £47,500 +15.15%
North of England -11 41 £50,000 -4.76% 1
Yorkshire +13 17 £46,000 +15.00%
North East -10 14 £58,000 -
East Midlands +9 11 £46,500 -
North West -21 10 £52,500 -4.55% 1
Scotland -24 6 - - 5
South West +5 1 - -

For the 6 months to 22 July 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.

1 164 (43.04%) Finance
2 130 (34.12%) Information Security
3 106 (27.82%) PCI DSS
4 103 (27.03%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 89 (23.36%) CISSP
6 83 (21.78%) ITIL
7 76 (19.95%) CISM
8 74 (19.42%) Oracle
8 74 (19.42%) COBIT
9 70 (18.37%) Risk Management
10 67 (17.59%) CISA
11 66 (17.32%) Management Information System
12 57 (14.96%) GDPR
13 54 (14.17%) Analytical Skills
14 50 (13.12%) Change Management
14 50 (13.12%) Windows
15 48 (12.60%) Legal
16 46 (12.07%) Stakeholder Management
16 46 (12.07%) SAP
17 45 (11.81%) Business Intelligence
18 41 (10.76%) Project Management
18 41 (10.76%) Games
19 38 (9.97%) Linux
19 38 (9.97%) Degree
20 35 (9.19%) Unix
20 35 (9.19%) Analytics
20 35 (9.19%) Cybersecurity
20 35 (9.19%) Problem-Solving
21 34 (8.92%) Data Protection
22 31 (8.14%) Splunk

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 12 (3.15%) Oracle Application Server
2 11 (2.89%) MS Exchange
3 10 (2.62%) Exchange Server 2010
4 5 (1.31%) Oracle Workflow
5 3 (0.79%) Exchange Server 2013
6 2 (0.52%) IIS
6 2 (0.52%) SharePoint
7 1 (0.26%) Adobe Experience Manager
7 1 (0.26%) Apache Spark
7 1 (0.26%) Confluence
7 1 (0.26%) Liferay
7 1 (0.26%) SAS
Applications
1 9 (2.36%) Microsoft Office
2 5 (1.31%) Microsoft Excel
Business Applications
1 10 (2.62%) HFM
2 9 (2.36%) SAP GRC
3 5 (1.31%) Hyperion Planning
3 5 (1.31%) SAP BPC
3 5 (1.31%) SAP S/4HANA
4 4 (1.05%) Oracle Financials
4 4 (1.05%) Oracle Payables
5 3 (0.79%) Oracle Assets
5 3 (0.79%) Oracle EBS R12
5 3 (0.79%) Oracle ERP
5 3 (0.79%) Oracle General Ledger
5 3 (0.79%) Oracle Internet Expenses
5 3 (0.79%) Oracle Receivables
5 3 (0.79%) Oracle Subledger Accounting
5 3 (0.79%) SAP HCM
6 2 (0.52%) SAP APO
7 1 (0.26%) Movex
7 1 (0.26%) Oracle EBS
7 1 (0.26%) Remedy ITSM
7 1 (0.26%) SAP ERP
Cloud Services
1 14 (3.67%) Amazon AWS
2 12 (3.15%) Office 365
3 8 (2.10%) Microsoft Azure
4 5 (1.31%) Cloud Computing
5 2 (0.52%) SaaS
6 1 (0.26%) Google Cloud Platform
6 1 (0.26%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 22 (5.77%) Firewall
2 21 (5.51%) Internet
3 16 (4.20%) LAN
4 13 (3.41%) Wireless
5 11 (2.89%) WAN
6 10 (2.62%) Network Security
6 10 (2.62%) TCP/IP
7 7 (1.84%) Cisco Firepower
7 7 (1.84%) SMS
8 6 (1.57%) Value-Added Service
8 6 (1.57%) WebEx
9 4 (1.05%) SAN
10 3 (0.79%) DNS
11 2 (0.52%) IP Telephony
11 2 (0.52%) SMTP
11 2 (0.52%) SSH
11 2 (0.52%) WLAN
12 1 (0.26%) Intrusion Detection
12 1 (0.26%) Sourcefire
12 1 (0.26%) VLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 23 (6.04%) Essbase
1 23 (6.04%) Relational Database
2 20 (5.25%) Oracle Database
3 16 (4.20%) Big Data
3 16 (4.20%) RDBMS
4 14 (3.67%) SAP BW
5 13 (3.41%) Data Warehouse
6 12 (3.15%) Oracle BI EE
7 11 (2.89%) Oracle Reports
8 8 (2.10%) SQL Server
9 7 (1.84%) SAP HANA
9 7 (1.84%) SQL Server Integration Services
10 6 (1.57%) Oracle Database 11g
10 6 (1.57%) Oracle9i Database
11 4 (1.05%) Crystal Reports
11 4 (1.05%) Oracle Database 12c
11 4 (1.05%) SQL Server 2008
11 4 (1.05%) SQL Server Reporting Services
12 3 (0.79%) BusinessObjects
12 3 (0.79%) Oracle Discoverer
Development Applications
1 12 (3.15%) Burp Suite
2 10 (2.62%) Team Foundation Server
3 6 (1.57%) Artifactory
3 6 (1.57%) JMeter
3 6 (1.57%) NUnit
3 6 (1.57%) Selenium
3 6 (1.57%) Sonatype Nexus
3 6 (1.57%) SpecFlow
3 6 (1.57%) Visual Studio Team System
4 4 (1.05%) Bitbucket
4 4 (1.05%) Metasploit
5 2 (0.52%) Grunt
5 2 (0.52%) Oracle APEX
5 2 (0.52%) SonarQube
6 1 (0.26%) JIRA
General
1 164 (43.04%) Finance
2 48 (12.60%) Legal
3 41 (10.76%) Games
4 15 (3.94%) Banking
5 14 (3.67%) Retail
6 12 (3.15%) Telecoms
7 11 (2.89%) Manufacturing
8 5 (1.31%) Billing
8 5 (1.31%) Financial Institution
8 5 (1.31%) Front Office
8 5 (1.31%) Local Government
8 5 (1.31%) Marketing
9 4 (1.05%) Investment Banking
9 4 (1.05%) Online Betting
10 3 (0.79%) Law
11 2 (0.52%) Automotive
11 2 (0.52%) Spanish Language
12 1 (0.26%) French Language
12 1 (0.26%) General Ledger
12 1 (0.26%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 113 (29.66%) Analyst
2 55 (14.44%) Security Analyst
3 38 (9.97%) Security Manager
4 37 (9.71%) Administrator
5 33 (8.66%) Senior Analyst
6 32 (8.40%) Information Analyst
6 32 (8.40%) Information Security Analyst
7 27 (7.09%) IT Analyst
7 27 (7.09%) IT Manager
8 25 (6.56%) Consultant
9 24 (6.30%) Architect
10 23 (6.04%) Senior Security Analyst
11 22 (5.77%) Senior Information Analyst
11 22 (5.77%) Senior Information Security Analyst
12 21 (5.51%) Information Security Manager
13 20 (5.25%) Technical Leader
14 19 (4.99%) Information Manager
15 18 (4.72%) Security Architect
16 15 (3.94%) Unix Administrator
17 14 (3.67%) Support Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 29 (7.61%) SailPoint
2 19 (4.99%) .NET
3 10 (2.62%) Web Services
4 8 (2.10%) AngularJS
5 6 (1.57%) Gherkin
5 6 (1.57%) Middleware
6 5 (1.31%) HTML
6 5 (1.31%) SAP Fiori
7 4 (1.05%) CSS
7 4 (1.05%) jQuery
7 4 (1.05%) JSON
8 2 (0.52%) ASP.NET
8 2 (0.52%) Node.js
8 2 (0.52%) RESTful
8 2 (0.52%) XML
9 1 (0.26%) EDI
9 1 (0.26%) HTML5
9 1 (0.26%) LDAP
9 1 (0.26%) Regular Expression
9 1 (0.26%) Velocity
Miscellaneous
1 66 (17.32%) Management Information System
2 54 (14.17%) Analytical Skills
3 25 (6.56%) Data Centre
4 21 (5.51%) Computer Science
5 19 (4.99%) iSeries
6 11 (2.89%) Mobile App
7 10 (2.62%) CESG
7 10 (2.62%) Client/Server
7 10 (2.62%) User Experience
8 8 (2.10%) Data Protection Act
8 8 (2.10%) Self-Motivation
9 7 (1.84%) Fintech
10 6 (1.57%) CMDB
10 6 (1.57%) Video Conferencing
10 6 (1.57%) Virtual Team
11 5 (1.31%) Cyberattack
11 5 (1.31%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
12 4 (1.05%) Internet of Things
12 4 (1.05%) Online Games
12 4 (1.05%) Swaptions
Operating Systems
1 50 (13.12%) Windows
2 38 (9.97%) Linux
3 35 (9.19%) Unix
4 22 (5.77%) Windows Server
5 20 (5.25%) Solaris
6 7 (1.84%) Apple iOS
6 7 (1.84%) Mac OS
6 7 (1.84%) Windows 10
6 7 (1.84%) Windows 7
6 7 (1.84%) Windows Server 2008
6 7 (1.84%) Windows Server 2012
7 6 (1.57%) VMS
8 4 (1.05%) Kali Linux
9 2 (0.52%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 1 (0.26%) AIX
10 1 (0.26%) CentOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 130 (34.12%) Information Security
2 83 (21.78%) ITIL
3 70 (18.37%) Risk Management
4 50 (13.12%) Change Management
5 46 (12.07%) Stakeholder Management
6 45 (11.81%) Business Intelligence
7 41 (10.76%) Project Management
8 35 (9.19%) Analytics
8 35 (9.19%) Cybersecurity
8 35 (9.19%) Problem-Solving
9 34 (8.92%) Data Protection
10 30 (7.87%) Security Monitoring
11 28 (7.35%) ERP
12 26 (6.82%) IT Audit
12 26 (6.82%) Privileged Access Management
13 24 (6.30%) Configuration Management
13 24 (6.30%) Data Governance
13 24 (6.30%) Performance Management
13 24 (6.30%) Process Improvement
14 22 (5.77%) SAP Security
Programming Languages
1 19 (4.99%) SQL
2 18 (4.72%) Java
3 17 (4.46%) Shell Script
4 15 (3.94%) C
4 15 (3.94%) Perl
5 11 (2.89%) Bash Shell
5 11 (2.89%) PowerShell
6 10 (2.62%) AWK
6 10 (2.62%) C-shell
6 10 (2.62%) Korn
6 10 (2.62%) Python
7 9 (2.36%) C#
8 7 (1.84%) JavaScript
9 6 (1.57%) PHP
10 4 (1.05%) PL/SQL
11 3 (0.79%) C++
12 2 (0.52%) Objective-C
13 1 (0.26%) VB
13 1 (0.26%) VBA
13 1 (0.26%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 89 (23.36%) CISSP
2 76 (19.95%) CISM
3 67 (17.59%) CISA
4 38 (9.97%) Degree
5 14 (3.67%) Computer Science Degree
6 9 (2.36%) CRISC
7 7 (1.84%) Cisco Certification
8 6 (1.57%) CGEIT
9 5 (1.31%) CCIE
9 5 (1.31%) GIAC
9 5 (1.31%) ISACA
9 5 (1.31%) PCI QSA
9 5 (1.31%) SC Cleared
9 5 (1.31%) Security Cleared
10 4 (1.05%) CCNP
11 3 (0.79%) CCIE Security
11 3 (0.79%) Microsoft Certification
11 3 (0.79%) SANS
11 3 (0.79%) TOGAF Certification
11 3 (0.79%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 106 (27.82%) PCI DSS
2 103 (27.03%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 74 (19.42%) COBIT
4 57 (14.96%) GDPR
5 20 (5.25%) HIPAA
6 19 (4.99%) Data Quality
7 18 (4.72%) HMG Security Policy Framework
7 18 (4.72%) QA
8 15 (3.94%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
9 11 (2.89%) SLA
10 10 (2.62%) JSP 440
11 9 (2.36%) Cyber Essentials
11 9 (2.36%) PMO
11 9 (2.36%) Solvency II
12 7 (1.84%) ISO 9001
13 6 (1.57%) BS7799
13 6 (1.57%) ISAE 3402
14 3 (0.79%) COSHH
14 3 (0.79%) COSO
14 3 (0.79%) SSAE 16
System Software
1 19 (4.99%) Active Directory
1 19 (4.99%) Oracle RAC
2 6 (1.57%) Virtual Machines
2 6 (1.57%) VMware Infrastructure
3 3 (0.79%) VMware ESXi
3 3 (0.79%) Xen
Systems Management
1 26 (6.82%) Nessus
2 24 (6.30%) OpenVAS
3 22 (5.77%) QRadar
4 21 (5.51%) Core Impact
4 21 (5.51%) Nexpose
5 19 (4.99%) Data Guard
5 19 (4.99%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
5 19 (4.99%) Oracle RMAN
6 15 (3.94%) WMI
7 10 (2.62%) SCCM
8 7 (1.84%) RSA Security Analytics
9 3 (0.79%) PowerBroker
9 3 (0.79%) SCOM
10 2 (0.52%) RSA enVision
10 2 (0.52%) Trend Micro Deep Security
11 1 (0.26%) Ambari
11 1 (0.26%) Ansible
11 1 (0.26%) Host Intrusion Detection System
Vendors
1 74 (19.42%) Oracle
2 46 (12.07%) SAP
3 31 (8.14%) Splunk
4 27 (7.09%) ArcSight
5 26 (6.82%) Qualys
6 25 (6.56%) CyberArk
6 25 (6.56%) LogRhythm
7 24 (6.30%) AlienVault
7 24 (6.30%) SolarWinds
8 23 (6.04%) Bomgar
9 20 (5.25%) Aveksa
10 19 (4.99%) Informatica
11 15 (3.94%) Cisco
11 15 (3.94%) Hyperion
11 15 (3.94%) PeopleSoft
12 10 (2.62%) McAfee
13 9 (2.36%) Juniper
14 8 (2.10%) CheckPoint
14 8 (2.10%) Symantec
14 8 (2.10%) VMware