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 26 March 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

3 months to
26 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Sarbanes-Oxley (SOX, Sarbox)
UK
Rank 668 679 662
Rank change year-on-year +11 -17  
Permanent jobs citing Sarbanes-Oxley 194 281 315
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.23% 0.27% 0.30%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 1.90% 2.06% 2.36%
Number of salaries quoted 143 200 212
Median salary £57,500 £52,500 £52,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +9.52% -  
90% offered a salary of more than £37,500 £37,950 £35,000
10% offered a salary of more than £89,500 £82,500 £71,000
UK excluding London median salary £50,000 £50,000 £47,500
% change year-on-year - +5.26%  

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 10193 13618 13349
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the UK 12.14% 13.17% 12.54%
Number of salaries quoted 8039 10773 10320
Median salary £47,500 £50,000 £46,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -5.00% +7.52%  
90% offered a salary of more than £28,500 £29,000 £28,000
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £72,500 £72,500
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £44,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year -3.40% +3.52%  

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 26 March 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 26 March 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 +16 180 £57,500 +9.52% 27
London +72 96 £65,000 +8.33% 10
South East +12 45 £50,000 -4.76% 6
City of London +56 23 £85,000 +65.04% 2
Buckinghamshire +18 17 £47,500 +7.95%
North West -5 15 £57,500 +21.05%
Milton Keynes +16 14 £47,500 +7.95%
Surrey +28 13 £50,000 -9.09% 2
Cheshire +18 9 £60,000 +20.00%
Scotland +36 7 £30,250 -56.78% 2
East of England +20 7 £47,250 +11.17% 1
West Sussex +17 7 £50,000 +11.11% 1
West Yorkshire +16 7 £49,250 +23.12%
Yorkshire +4 7 £49,250 +23.12%
West Midlands +16 6 £61,000 +28.42% 7
Kent - 6 £42,500 - 1
Berkshire +9 5 £60,000 +41.17% 1
Hertfordshire +18 4 £37,500 -55.88%
Northampton +27 3 - -
Northamptonshire +21 3 - -
Leeds +13 3 - -
Bracknell +10 3 £60,000 +5.26%
Wakefield +8 3 £46,000 +41.53%
East Midlands +5 3 - - 1
Tadworth - 3 - -
West Malling - 3 £42,500 -
Lancashire - 3 £57,500 -
Burnley - 3 £57,500 -
Aberdeen - 3 £42,500 -
Colne - 3 £57,500 -

Sarbanes-Oxley
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 26 March 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.

1 162 (41.33%) Finance
2 103 (26.28%) CISSP
3 96 (24.49%) Information Security
4 94 (23.98%) PCI DSS
5 91 (23.21%) ISO/IEC 27001
6 90 (22.96%) ITIL
7 80 (20.41%) Windows
8 69 (17.60%) CISM
9 64 (16.33%) Risk Management
9 64 (16.33%) Cisco
10 56 (14.29%) CISA
11 55 (14.03%) Firewall
12 53 (13.52%) Oracle
12 53 (13.52%) IT Audit
13 52 (13.27%) Unix
14 51 (13.01%) SQL
14 51 (13.01%) Degree
15 50 (12.76%) Service Management
16 49 (12.50%) Change Management
17 48 (12.24%) Banking
18 45 (11.48%) SAP
19 43 (10.97%) Management Information System
20 40 (10.20%) TCP/IP
21 39 (9.95%) COBIT
22 36 (9.18%) Problem Management
23 35 (8.93%) Incident Management
24 34 (8.67%) Active Directory
25 33 (8.42%) DNS
25 33 (8.42%) LAN
26 32 (8.16%) Linux

Sarbanes-Oxley
Top Related 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 19 (4.85%) IIS
2 15 (3.83%) Apache
3 14 (3.57%) SharePoint
3 14 (3.57%) Tomcat
3 14 (3.57%) WebLogic
4 12 (3.06%) Apache Spark
5 10 (2.55%) SAS
6 8 (2.04%) Oracle Workflow
7 7 (1.79%) MS Exchange
7 7 (1.79%) WebSphere
8 3 (0.77%) Exchange Server 2010
8 3 (0.77%) Oracle SOA Suite
8 3 (0.77%) SharePoint 2013
9 1 (0.26%) Exchange Server 2013
9 1 (0.26%) Oracle Application Server
Applications
1 31 (7.91%) MS Office
2 29 (7.40%) MS Excel
3 5 (1.28%) MS PowerPoint
4 3 (0.77%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 19 (4.85%) Oracle Payables
2 11 (2.81%) SAP GRC
3 10 (2.55%) Dynamics NAV
4 8 (2.04%) Oracle Applications
4 8 (2.04%) Oracle ASCP
4 8 (2.04%) Oracle Assets
4 8 (2.04%) Oracle Cash Management
4 8 (2.04%) Oracle EBS
4 8 (2.04%) Oracle EBS R12
4 8 (2.04%) Oracle General Ledger
4 8 (2.04%) Oracle iProcurement
4 8 (2.04%) Oracle iSupplier
4 8 (2.04%) Oracle Receivables
5 5 (1.28%) SAP Business One
5 5 (1.28%) SAP CAR
5 5 (1.28%) SAP Forecasting and Replenishment
5 5 (1.28%) SAP Retail
6 4 (1.02%) Dynamics AX
6 4 (1.02%) SAP POS DM
7 3 (0.77%) SAP ERP
Cloud Services
1 12 (3.06%) GitHub
2 10 (2.55%) Office 365
2 10 (2.55%) SaaS
3 8 (2.04%) Microsoft Azure
4 7 (1.79%) Amazon AWS
4 7 (1.79%) Cloud Computing
5 3 (0.77%) IaaS
6 2 (0.51%) Veeva
7 1 (0.26%) Amazon EC2
7 1 (0.26%) Amazon EMR
7 1 (0.26%) Amazon S3
7 1 (0.26%) Route 53
7 1 (0.26%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 55 (14.03%) Firewall
2 40 (10.20%) TCP/IP
3 33 (8.42%) DNS
3 33 (8.42%) LAN
4 31 (7.91%) WAN
5 27 (6.89%) SSL
5 27 (6.89%) VPN
6 24 (6.12%) BIG-IP
6 24 (6.12%) Network Security
7 23 (5.87%) BGP
8 22 (5.61%) OSPF
9 20 (5.10%) SMTP
10 19 (4.85%) Wi-Fi
11 17 (4.34%) Internet
12 15 (3.83%) VLAN
13 14 (3.57%) Cisco IOS
13 14 (3.57%) DMVPN
13 14 (3.57%) NX-OS
13 14 (3.57%) Wireless
14 13 (3.32%) DHCP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 28 (7.14%) SQL Server
2 21 (5.36%) Oracle Database
3 19 (4.85%) Relational Database
4 15 (3.83%) Big Data
4 15 (3.83%) NoSQL
5 14 (3.57%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 13 (3.32%) Hadoop
7 12 (3.06%) Apache Hive
8 8 (2.04%) Oracle Database 10g
8 8 (2.04%) Oracle Database 12c
8 8 (2.04%) Oracle Reports
8 8 (2.04%) SAP BW
9 7 (1.79%) Oracle Database 11g
10 5 (1.28%) SQL Server Analysis Services
10 5 (1.28%) SQL Server Reporting Services
11 3 (0.77%) Data Warehouse
11 3 (0.77%) Microsoft Analysis Services
11 3 (0.77%) SQL Server 2008
12 2 (0.51%) MySQL
13 1 (0.26%) Oracle9i Database
Development Applications
1 6 (1.53%) Oracle Forms
1 6 (1.53%) Visual Studio
2 3 (0.77%) Oracle APEX
3 1 (0.26%) Atlassian Bamboo
3 1 (0.26%) Burp Suite
3 1 (0.26%) Git (software)
3 1 (0.26%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 162 (41.33%) Finance
2 48 (12.24%) Banking
3 18 (4.59%) Retail
3 18 (4.59%) Telecoms
4 16 (4.08%) Manufacturing
5 12 (3.06%) Billing
6 11 (2.81%) Legal
7 9 (2.30%) Games
8 7 (1.79%) Advertising
8 7 (1.79%) Investment Banking
8 7 (1.79%) Publishing
9 5 (1.28%) Pharmaceutical
10 4 (1.02%) Electronics
10 4 (1.02%) Marketing
11 3 (0.77%) International Banking
11 3 (0.77%) Local Government
12 2 (0.51%) Retail Banking
13 1 (0.26%) Aerospace
13 1 (0.26%) French Language
13 1 (0.26%) Law
Job Titles
1 126 (32.14%) Analyst
2 39 (9.95%) Consultant
3 38 (9.69%) IT Analyst
4 36 (9.18%) Security Analyst
5 28 (7.14%) Security Manager
6 27 (6.89%) Network Engineer
7 26 (6.63%) Security Consultant
7 26 (6.63%) Security Engineer
8 24 (6.12%) Risk Analyst
9 23 (5.87%) Systems Analyst
10 22 (5.61%) Cisco Engineer
11 21 (5.36%) Cisco Network Engineer
11 21 (5.36%) IT Manager
12 20 (5.10%) Banking Analyst
12 20 (5.10%) IT Risk Analyst
12 20 (5.10%) Network Security Engineer
13 18 (4.59%) Auditor
13 18 (4.59%) IT Auditor
14 17 (4.34%) Cisco Security Engineer
14 17 (4.34%) Head of Security
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 23 (5.87%) .NET
2 14 (3.57%) Web Services
3 13 (3.32%) Kafka
3 13 (3.32%) XML
4 12 (3.06%) Flask
4 12 (3.06%) Grails
4 12 (3.06%) JSON
4 12 (3.06%) Node.js
4 12 (3.06%) REST
4 12 (3.06%) SOAP
5 8 (2.04%) J2EE
6 7 (1.79%) IBM Integration Bus
6 7 (1.79%) JMS
6 7 (1.79%) Middleware
6 7 (1.79%) WebSphere MQ
7 4 (1.02%) .NET Framework
8 3 (0.77%) MSMQ
9 2 (0.51%) EDI
9 2 (0.51%) WCF
10 1 (0.26%) WPF
Miscellaneous
1 43 (10.97%) Management Information System
2 32 (8.16%) Computer Science
3 23 (5.87%) Analytical Skills
4 19 (4.85%) Data Protection Act
5 17 (4.34%) Security Operations Centre
6 12 (3.06%) Data Centre
7 10 (2.55%) Client/Server
8 9 (2.30%) AS400
9 7 (1.79%) CESG
9 7 (1.79%) Clustering
9 7 (1.79%) N-Tier
10 6 (1.53%) FMCG
10 6 (1.53%) Linux Command Line
10 6 (1.53%) Mainframe
11 5 (1.28%) NHS
12 4 (1.02%) Fintech
13 3 (0.77%) CESG CLAS
13 3 (0.77%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
13 3 (0.77%) iSeries
14 2 (0.51%) CCTV
Operating Systems
1 80 (20.41%) Windows
2 52 (13.27%) Unix
3 32 (8.16%) Linux
4 26 (6.63%) Windows Server 2012
5 13 (3.32%) Windows 7
6 12 (3.06%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 10 (2.55%) Windows Server
8 6 (1.53%) Solaris
9 3 (0.77%) Apple iOS
9 3 (0.77%) Mac OS
10 2 (0.51%) Windows 10
10 2 (0.51%) Windows Server 2008
11 1 (0.26%) CentOS
11 1 (0.26%) Debian
11 1 (0.26%) Mac OS X
11 1 (0.26%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 96 (24.49%) Information Security
2 90 (22.96%) ITIL
3 64 (16.33%) Risk Management
4 53 (13.52%) IT Audit
5 50 (12.76%) Service Management
6 49 (12.50%) Change Management
7 36 (9.18%) Problem Management
8 35 (8.93%) Incident Management
9 31 (7.91%) Data Protection
10 30 (7.65%) Cybersecurity
11 27 (6.89%) Migration
11 27 (6.89%) Project Management
11 27 (6.89%) SIEM
11 27 (6.89%) Vulnerability Management
12 26 (6.63%) Stakeholder Management
13 25 (6.38%) Agile Software Development
13 25 (6.38%) Mentoring
13 25 (6.38%) Security Management
13 25 (6.38%) Security Operations
14 24 (6.12%) Identity Access Management
Programming Languages
1 51 (13.01%) SQL
2 23 (5.87%) C#
3 21 (5.36%) PL/SQL
4 12 (3.06%) JavaScript
4 12 (3.06%) Python
5 10 (2.55%) Java
6 7 (1.79%) Jython
7 6 (1.53%) VB
8 4 (1.02%) C++
8 4 (1.02%) VB.NET
9 3 (0.77%) C
9 3 (0.77%) PowerShell
9 3 (0.77%) Shell Script
10 2 (0.51%) AWK
10 2 (0.51%) Bash Shell
10 2 (0.51%) C-shell
10 2 (0.51%) Korn
10 2 (0.51%) Perl
11 1 (0.26%) Apex Code
Qualifications
1 103 (26.28%) CISSP
2 69 (17.60%) CISM
3 56 (14.29%) CISA
4 51 (13.01%) Degree
5 28 (7.14%) CEH
6 19 (4.85%) CRISC
7 17 (4.34%) ITIL Certification
8 13 (3.32%) SC Cleared
8 13 (3.32%) Security Cleared
9 12 (3.06%) PCI QSA
10 11 (2.81%) Cisco Certification
11 10 (2.55%) GCIA
11 10 (2.55%) GCIH
11 10 (2.55%) GSEC
12 8 (2.04%) ACCA
12 8 (2.04%) CCNA
12 8 (2.04%) CCNP
12 8 (2.04%) CESG Certified Professional
13 7 (1.79%) CGEIT
13 7 (1.79%) CLAS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 94 (23.98%) PCI DSS
2 91 (23.21%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 39 (9.95%) COBIT
4 31 (7.91%) SLA
5 22 (5.61%) Cyber Essentials
6 20 (5.10%) ISO 9001
7 17 (4.34%) ISO27002
8 13 (3.32%) QA
9 11 (2.81%) GDPR
10 9 (2.30%) GxP
11 4 (1.02%) HMG Security Policy Framework
11 4 (1.02%) ISO27005
11 4 (1.02%) JSP 440
12 3 (0.77%) Data Quality
13 2 (0.51%) SSAE 16
14 1 (0.26%) 21 CFR Part 11
14 1 (0.26%) BS25999
14 1 (0.26%) COSO
14 1 (0.26%) GCP
14 1 (0.26%) PMO
System Software
1 34 (8.67%) Active Directory
2 9 (2.30%) RACF
3 6 (1.53%) VMware Infrastructure
4 5 (1.28%) ProxySG
5 4 (1.02%) Hyper-V
5 4 (1.02%) vSphere
6 2 (0.51%) Oracle RAC
6 2 (0.51%) VMware Server
7 1 (0.26%) Apache ZooKeeper
7 1 (0.26%) SRDF
7 1 (0.26%) VMware ESXi
7 1 (0.26%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 13 (3.32%) SCOM
2 6 (1.53%) SCCM
3 3 (0.77%) Cisco CUCM
3 3 (0.77%) McAfee ePO
3 3 (0.77%) RSA Security Analytics
4 2 (0.51%) Ansible
4 2 (0.51%) Data Guard
4 2 (0.51%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
4 2 (0.51%) Oracle RMAN
4 2 (0.51%) RSA Archer
5 1 (0.26%) EnCase
5 1 (0.26%) HP Fortify
5 1 (0.26%) Nessus
5 1 (0.26%) Nmap
5 1 (0.26%) Norton AntiVirus
5 1 (0.26%) WebInspect
5 1 (0.26%) WSUS
Vendors
1 64 (16.33%) Cisco
2 53 (13.52%) Oracle
3 45 (11.48%) SAP
4 28 (7.14%) Microsoft
5 26 (6.63%) Palo Alto
6 24 (6.12%) F5
7 22 (5.61%) CheckPoint
8 20 (5.10%) Sun
9 17 (4.34%) Remedy
10 14 (3.57%) PeopleSoft
11 13 (3.32%) Juniper
11 13 (3.32%) Qualys
12 12 (3.06%) Apigee
12 12 (3.06%) Symantec
13 11 (2.81%) Citrix
13 11 (2.81%) HP
13 11 (2.81%) Hyperion
14 10 (2.55%) IBM
15 9 (2.30%) Novell
15 9 (2.30%) Red Hat
Reading, UK
Wipro
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Adeptis Group
Salary: £50000 - £80000 per annum + Bonus, Pension. Healthcare, Prof Dev
Posted: 4 days ago
West London
Harris Global
Salary: From £50,000 to £55,000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Kent
Anthony James Consulting
Salary: From £30,000 to £40,000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
Redhill, Surrey
Complete Tech Limited
Salary: From £45,000 to £55,000 per annum up to 20% bonus
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Harvey Nash plc
Salary: £35000 - £36000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Surrey
The Bridge Ltd
Salary: From £65,000 to £70,000 per annum £65,000 - £70,000
Posted: 6 days ago
City, London
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £75,000 - 95,000k + great package
Posted: 6 days ago
Bristol Area
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £75,000 - 95,000k + great package
Posted: 6 days ago
Cardiff, South Glamorgan
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £75,000 - 95,000k + great package
Posted: 6 days ago
Edinburgh & Lothians
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £75,000 - 95,000k + great package
Posted: 6 days ago
Newcastle Upon Tyne, Tyne and Wear
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £75,000 - 95,000k + great package
Posted: 6 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £75,000 - 95,000k + great package
Posted: 6 days ago
North West London
onezeero.
Salary: £55000 - £63000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
West Midlands
Interquest - IQ Tech
Salary: £45000 - £50000 per annum
Posted: 18 days ago
West Midlands
Interquest - IQ Tech
Salary: £45000 - £50000 per annum
Posted: 18 days ago
London
Robert Walters UK
Salary: £55000 - £65000 per annum
Posted: 24 days ago
London
Lawrence Harvey
Salary: £70000.00 - £80000.00 per annum
Posted: 16 days ago
City, London
I3
Salary: £50000 - £75000 per annum + bonus + bens
Posted: 6 days ago
Coventry
Hays Specialist Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £30000.00 - £50000.00 per annum
Posted: 25 days ago
South East London
Lloyds Banking Group
Salary: £60000 - £95000 per annum + Bonus
Posted: 17 days ago
Southampton, Hampshire
Sanderson
Salary: £20000.00 - £30000.00 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 18 days ago
Birmingham
Robert Walters UK
Posted: 11 days ago
Southend-On-Sea
Computer Futures
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 24 days ago
West Midlands
Progressive Recruitment
Salary: competitive
Posted: 25 days ago
West Midlands
Progressive Recruitment
Salary: competitive
Posted: 25 days ago