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 22 May 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Sarbanes-Oxley (SOX, Sarbox)
UK
3 months to
22 May 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 646 689 669
Rank change year-on-year +43 -20  
Permanent jobs citing Sarbanes-Oxley 212 259 325
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.25% 0.26% 0.30%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 2.12% 2.02% 2.35%
Number of salaries quoted 155 192 211
Median salary £56,250 £55,000 £57,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +2.27% -4.34%  
90% offered a salary of more than £37,500 £40,000 £37,500
10% offered a salary of more than £80,000 £80,000 £80,000
UK excluding London median salary £50,000 £55,000 £55,000
% change year-on-year -9.09% -  

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 9977 12807 13859
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the UK 11.74% 13.01% 12.62%
Number of salaries quoted 7682 10189 10868
Median salary £50,000 £50,000 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - +5.26%  
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £29,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £77,500 £75,000 £75,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £45,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year -5.55% +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 22 May 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 22 May 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 +10 189 £57,500 +4.54% 24
London +28 101 £60,000 +11.11% 10
South East +33 40 £52,500 +10.52% 3
Surrey +33 15 £55,000 -21.42% 1
City of London +28 15 £85,000 +57.40%
Scotland +31 13 £45,000 -35.71% 2
Yorkshire +19 13 £37,500 -3.22% 2
North West -28 13 £57,500 +9.52% 2
Aberdeen - 10 £45,000 -
Cheshire -11 9 £60,000 -
Kent +29 8 £42,500 - 1
Buckinghamshire +11 8 £47,500 -
West Midlands -2 8 £50,000 -18.03% 6
West Yorkshire +25 7 £40,000 +3.22% 1
East of England +12 7 £42,500 +41.66%
Milton Keynes +9 7 £47,500 -
Berkshire +17 6 £35,000 -17.64% 1
Leeds +14 6 £62,500 +61.29% 1
West Sussex +12 6 £55,000 +15.78%
North Yorkshire - 6 £37,500 - 1
South West -3 5 £60,000 -4.00%
Hertfordshire - 5 £42,500 -
Harrogate - 4 £37,500 - 1
West Malling - 4 £42,500 - 1
Bracknell +26 3 - -
Gloucester +8 3 £60,000 -25.00%
Gloucestershire +8 3 £60,000 -25.00%
Bradford - 3 £38,750 -
Crewe - 3 £50,000 -
Knutsford - 3 - -

For the 6 months to 22 May 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.

1 143 (38.54%) Finance
2 115 (31.00%) Information Security
3 110 (29.65%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 100 (26.95%) CISSP
5 96 (25.88%) ITIL
6 85 (22.91%) PCI DSS
7 80 (21.56%) Windows
8 73 (19.68%) Cisco
9 69 (18.60%) CISM
10 62 (16.71%) Risk Management
11 61 (16.44%) Firewall
12 59 (15.90%) Degree
13 55 (14.82%) CISA
14 51 (13.75%) Unix
15 48 (12.94%) SIEM
16 47 (12.67%) SQL
16 47 (12.67%) Computer Science
17 45 (12.13%) Change Management
18 43 (11.59%) Management Information System
19 42 (11.32%) Oracle
19 42 (11.32%) SAP
19 42 (11.32%) Microsoft
20 41 (11.05%) Active Directory
20 41 (11.05%) LAN
21 39 (10.51%) IT Audit
21 39 (10.51%) WAN
21 39 (10.51%) DNS
22 38 (10.24%) Service Management
23 37 (9.97%) Cybersecurity
24 36 (9.70%) 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 31 (8.36%) IIS
2 18 (4.85%) Apache
3 17 (4.58%) SharePoint
3 17 (4.58%) Tomcat
3 17 (4.58%) WebLogic
4 14 (3.77%) Apache Spark
5 11 (2.96%) SAS
6 9 (2.43%) MS Exchange
7 6 (1.62%) SharePoint 2013
8 5 (1.35%) Exchange Server 2010
9 4 (1.08%) Oracle Workflow
10 3 (0.81%) Oracle SOA Suite
11 1 (0.27%) Apache Pig
11 1 (0.27%) OpenStack
Applications
1 35 (9.43%) Microsoft Office
2 10 (2.70%) Microsoft Excel
2 10 (2.70%) Microsoft PowerPoint
3 5 (1.35%) MS Visio
4 2 (0.54%) Maya
5 1 (0.27%) SPSS
Business Applications
1 21 (5.66%) SAP GRC
2 10 (2.70%) SAP MM
3 6 (1.62%) Dynamics NAV
4 5 (1.35%) Oracle Payables
5 4 (1.08%) Dynamics AX
5 4 (1.08%) JDE World
5 4 (1.08%) Oracle Applications
5 4 (1.08%) Oracle ASCP
5 4 (1.08%) Oracle Assets
5 4 (1.08%) Oracle Cash Management
5 4 (1.08%) Oracle EBS
5 4 (1.08%) Oracle EBS R12
5 4 (1.08%) Oracle General Ledger
5 4 (1.08%) Oracle iProcurement
5 4 (1.08%) Oracle iSupplier
5 4 (1.08%) Oracle Receivables
5 4 (1.08%) SAP ERP
6 1 (0.27%) Movex
6 1 (0.27%) SAP APO
6 1 (0.27%) SAP SD
Cloud Services
1 19 (5.12%) Microsoft Azure
2 17 (4.58%) Amazon AWS
3 13 (3.50%) GitHub
4 9 (2.43%) Cloud Computing
5 8 (2.16%) IaaS
6 7 (1.89%) Force.com
6 7 (1.89%) Google Cloud Platform
6 7 (1.89%) SaaS
7 2 (0.54%) Veeva
8 1 (0.27%) Amazon EC2
8 1 (0.27%) Amazon EMR
8 1 (0.27%) Amazon S3
8 1 (0.27%) Datadog
8 1 (0.27%) Route 53
8 1 (0.27%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 61 (16.44%) Firewall
2 41 (11.05%) LAN
3 39 (10.51%) DNS
3 39 (10.51%) WAN
4 35 (9.43%) TCP/IP
5 34 (9.16%) Network Security
6 33 (8.89%) VPN
7 29 (7.82%) Internet
8 28 (7.55%) SSL
9 27 (7.28%) BIG-IP
9 27 (7.28%) SMTP
10 23 (6.20%) BGP
11 22 (5.93%) OSPF
11 22 (5.93%) Wi-Fi
12 21 (5.66%) DHCP
13 17 (4.58%) Cisco IOS
13 17 (4.58%) DMVPN
13 17 (4.58%) NX-OS
13 17 (4.58%) VLAN
13 17 (4.58%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 23 (6.20%) SQL Server
2 20 (5.39%) Big Data
3 17 (4.58%) Oracle Database
4 16 (4.31%) NoSQL
4 16 (4.31%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 15 (4.04%) Hadoop
5 15 (4.04%) Relational Database
6 14 (3.77%) Apache Hive
6 14 (3.77%) SAP BW
7 7 (1.89%) Data Warehouse
8 6 (1.62%) SQL Server Reporting Services
9 5 (1.35%) Oracle Database 11g
9 5 (1.35%) SQL Server Analysis Services
10 4 (1.08%) BusinessObjects
10 4 (1.08%) Oracle Database 10g
10 4 (1.08%) Oracle Database 12c
10 4 (1.08%) Oracle Reports
11 3 (0.81%) Microsoft Analysis Services
11 3 (0.81%) SQL Server 2008
12 2 (0.54%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 8 (2.16%) Oracle Forms
1 8 (2.16%) Visual Studio
2 4 (1.08%) Burp Suite
3 3 (0.81%) Metasploit
3 3 (0.81%) Oracle APEX
3 3 (0.81%) VSS/SourceSafe
4 1 (0.27%) Atlassian Bamboo
4 1 (0.27%) Git (software)
4 1 (0.27%) Team Foundation Server
4 1 (0.27%) UltraEdit
General
1 143 (38.54%) Finance
2 28 (7.55%) Banking
3 18 (4.85%) Retail
4 14 (3.77%) Telecoms
5 13 (3.50%) Manufacturing
6 8 (2.16%) Publishing
7 7 (1.89%) Advertising
7 7 (1.89%) Legal
8 5 (1.35%) Games
9 3 (0.81%) Financial Institution
9 3 (0.81%) Investment Banking
9 3 (0.81%) Local Government
9 3 (0.81%) Marketing
9 3 (0.81%) Pharmaceutical
10 2 (0.54%) Billing
10 2 (0.54%) French Language
10 2 (0.54%) Retail Banking
10 2 (0.54%) Spanish Language
11 1 (0.27%) Aerospace
11 1 (0.27%) International Banking
Job Titles
1 107 (28.84%) Analyst
2 41 (11.05%) IT Analyst
2 41 (11.05%) Security Analyst
3 33 (8.89%) Consultant
4 32 (8.63%) Network Engineer
4 32 (8.63%) Security Engineer
5 28 (7.55%) Security Manager
6 23 (6.20%) SAP Consultant
7 21 (5.66%) Network Security Engineer
8 20 (5.39%) Architect
9 19 (5.12%) Cisco Engineer
9 19 (5.12%) Cisco Network Engineer
9 19 (5.12%) Developer
10 18 (4.85%) IT Manager
10 18 (4.85%) Security Architect
11 17 (4.58%) Auditor
11 17 (4.58%) IT Auditor
11 17 (4.58%) Risk Analyst
12 16 (4.31%) Information Analyst
12 16 (4.31%) Information Security Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 27 (7.28%) .NET
2 14 (3.77%) Kafka
2 14 (3.77%) XML
3 13 (3.50%) Flask
3 13 (3.50%) Grails
3 13 (3.50%) JSON
3 13 (3.50%) Node.js
3 13 (3.50%) REST
3 13 (3.50%) SOAP
4 7 (1.89%) LAMP
5 6 (1.62%) 802.1X
5 6 (1.62%) MSMQ
6 4 (1.08%) ASP.NET
6 4 (1.08%) Web Services
7 3 (0.81%) .NET Framework
7 3 (0.81%) EDI
8 2 (0.54%) Regular Expression
9 1 (0.27%) AngularJS
9 1 (0.27%) WCF
9 1 (0.27%) WPF
Miscellaneous
1 47 (12.67%) Computer Science
2 43 (11.59%) Management Information System
3 25 (6.74%) Analytical Skills
4 23 (6.20%) Security Operations Centre
5 17 (4.58%) Data Centre
5 17 (4.58%) Data Protection Act
6 12 (3.23%) Client/Server
7 10 (2.70%) AS400
7 10 (2.70%) CESG
8 9 (2.43%) Driving Licence
9 6 (1.62%) Enterprise Storage
9 6 (1.62%) Mainframe
10 4 (1.08%) Fintech
10 4 (1.08%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
10 4 (1.08%) NHS
11 3 (0.81%) CESG CLAS
11 3 (0.81%) Clustering
11 3 (0.81%) Cyber Attack
11 3 (0.81%) Digital Media
11 3 (0.81%) iSeries
Operating Systems
1 80 (21.56%) Windows
2 51 (13.75%) Unix
3 23 (6.20%) Windows Server
4 16 (4.31%) Linux
5 15 (4.04%) Windows Server 2012
6 6 (1.62%) CentOS
6 6 (1.62%) Debian
6 6 (1.62%) Windows Server 2008
7 3 (0.81%) Kali Linux
7 3 (0.81%) Windows 7
8 2 (0.54%) Apple iOS
8 2 (0.54%) Mac OS
8 2 (0.54%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 2 (0.54%) Solaris
8 2 (0.54%) Windows 10
9 1 (0.27%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 115 (31.00%) Information Security
2 96 (25.88%) ITIL
3 62 (16.71%) Risk Management
4 48 (12.94%) SIEM
5 45 (12.13%) Change Management
6 39 (10.51%) IT Audit
7 38 (10.24%) Service Management
8 37 (9.97%) Cybersecurity
9 36 (9.70%) Stakeholder Management
10 35 (9.43%) Data Security
11 30 (8.09%) Vulnerability Management
12 29 (7.82%) Mentoring
12 29 (7.82%) Security Operations
13 28 (7.55%) Data Protection
13 28 (7.55%) Problem Management
13 28 (7.55%) Security Management
14 27 (7.28%) Agile Software Development
14 27 (7.28%) Security Architecture
15 25 (6.74%) Identity Access Management
15 25 (6.74%) Project Management
Programming Languages
1 47 (12.67%) SQL
2 25 (6.74%) C#
3 22 (5.93%) PL/SQL
4 16 (4.31%) Python
5 13 (3.50%) Java
5 13 (3.50%) JavaScript
6 8 (2.16%) VB
7 6 (1.62%) PowerShell
7 6 (1.62%) VB.NET
8 4 (1.08%) C++
9 3 (0.81%) C
9 3 (0.81%) Perl
10 2 (0.54%) VBA
11 1 (0.27%) ActionScript
11 1 (0.27%) ActionScript 2.0
11 1 (0.27%) ActionScript 3.0
11 1 (0.27%) R
11 1 (0.27%) Shell Script
11 1 (0.27%) T-SQL
11 1 (0.27%) XPath
Qualifications
1 100 (26.95%) CISSP
2 69 (18.60%) CISM
3 59 (15.90%) Degree
4 55 (14.82%) CISA
5 21 (5.66%) CRISC
6 16 (4.31%) ITIL Certification
7 13 (3.50%) IISP
8 12 (3.23%) Oracle Certification
9 11 (2.96%) ISACA
10 10 (2.70%) ACCA
11 9 (2.43%) Cisco Certification
12 8 (2.16%) CCNA
12 8 (2.16%) CESG Certified Professional
13 7 (1.89%) CCNP
13 7 (1.89%) CGEIT
13 7 (1.89%) CIMA
13 7 (1.89%) SC Cleared
13 7 (1.89%) Security Cleared
14 6 (1.62%) ISSAP
14 6 (1.62%) PCI QSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 110 (29.65%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 85 (22.91%) PCI DSS
3 36 (9.70%) COBIT
4 30 (8.09%) ISO27002
5 28 (7.55%) Cyber Essentials
6 20 (5.39%) SLA
7 13 (3.50%) GDPR
8 12 (3.23%) ISO 9001
9 10 (2.70%) SSAE 16
10 5 (1.35%) HIPAA
10 5 (1.35%) HMG Security Policy Framework
10 5 (1.35%) JSP 440
11 4 (1.08%) Data Quality
11 4 (1.08%) GxP
12 3 (0.81%) Basel II
12 3 (0.81%) BS25999
13 2 (0.54%) ISO27005
13 2 (0.54%) PMO
13 2 (0.54%) QA
14 1 (0.27%) ISAE 3402
System Software
1 41 (11.05%) Active Directory
2 16 (4.31%) Hyper-V
2 16 (4.31%) VMware Infrastructure
3 9 (2.43%) RACF
4 7 (1.89%) vSphere
5 6 (1.62%) ProxySG
6 2 (0.54%) VMware Server
7 1 (0.27%) Apache ZooKeeper
7 1 (0.27%) KVM
7 1 (0.27%) SRDF
Systems Management
1 12 (3.23%) SCCM
2 3 (0.81%) Ansible
2 3 (0.81%) Backup Exec
2 3 (0.81%) Cisco CUCM
2 3 (0.81%) Failover Clustering
2 3 (0.81%) McAfee ePO
2 3 (0.81%) SCOM
3 1 (0.27%) Cobbler
3 1 (0.27%) HP Fortify
3 1 (0.27%) Kibana
3 1 (0.27%) Nagios
3 1 (0.27%) Opscode Chef
3 1 (0.27%) PowerCLI
3 1 (0.27%) Puppet
3 1 (0.27%) Rundeck
3 1 (0.27%) Tivoli
3 1 (0.27%) WebInspect
3 1 (0.27%) ZABBIX
Vendors
1 73 (19.68%) Cisco
2 42 (11.32%) Microsoft
2 42 (11.32%) Oracle
2 42 (11.32%) SAP
3 32 (8.63%) Sun
4 27 (7.28%) F5
5 20 (5.39%) CheckPoint
6 17 (4.58%) VMware
7 16 (4.31%) Citrix
8 14 (3.77%) Juniper
8 14 (3.77%) Remedy
9 13 (3.50%) Apigee
10 12 (3.23%) Blue Coat
11 11 (2.96%) Palo Alto
12 10 (2.70%) HP
13 9 (2.43%) Gemalto
13 9 (2.43%) McAfee
13 9 (2.43%) Novell
14 7 (1.89%) Splunk
14 7 (1.89%) Symantec
Harrogate, North Yorkshire
Verticality Ltd
Salary: £30000 - £45000 per annum
Posted: 12 hours ago
London
Recruitment Genius Ltd
Salary: £50000 - £58000 per annum
Posted: 21 hours ago
Staines, Middlesex
Sanderson
Salary: £50000 - £65000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
West Malling, Kent
Clearwater People Solutions Ltd
Posted: 5 days ago
West Midlands
Interquest - IQ Tech
Salary: £45000 - £50000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
Cannock, Staffordshire
Spring Technology
Salary: £26000.00 - £30000.00 per annum + £26,000-£30,000
Posted: 3 days ago
Cannock, Staffordshire
Spring Technology
Salary: £30000.00 - £35000.00 per annum + bonus
Posted: 3 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Modis International
Salary: £60000 - £65000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
Manchester
Michael Page Technology
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum + bonus, pen, life, flex benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
London
Venturi
Salary: £50000 - £80000 per annum + car allowance, Bonus, pension etc
Posted: 8 days ago
London
Wipro
Posted: 8 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Spring Technology
Salary: £35000.00 - £40000.00 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
London
Robert Walters UK
Salary: £55000 - £65000 per annum
Posted: 18 days ago
North West England
Hays Specialist Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £23000.00 - £27000.00 per annum
Posted: 20 days ago
Nottingham, Nottinghamshire
MHR
Posted: 18 days ago
Atherstone, Warwickshire
TNT Global IT
Posted: 26 days ago
Islington, London
Recruitment Genius
Posted: 15 days ago
Atherstone, Warwickshire
TNT Global IT
Posted: 26 days ago
Scotland
PRUDENTIAL
Posted: 10 days ago
London
Lawrence Harvey
Salary: £80000.00 - £100000.00 per annum
Posted: 26 days ago
London
Cognizant
Salary: Competitive + Benefits
Posted: 18 days ago
West London
Fox Network group
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 24 days ago