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

Sarbanes-Oxley (SOX, Sarbox)
UK
3 months to
29 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 656 669 652
Rank change year-on-year +13 -17  
Permanent jobs citing Sarbanes-Oxley 198 286 314
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.23% 0.27% 0.29%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 1.91% 2.08% 2.33%
Number of salaries quoted 148 208 214
Median salary £57,500 £52,500 £52,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +9.52% -  
90% offered a salary of more than £39,000 £38,000 £35,000
10% offered a salary of more than £87,000 £85,000 £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 10345 13734 13449
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the UK 12.11% 13.15% 12.56%
Number of salaries quoted 8152 10858 10403
Median salary £48,500 £50,000 £46,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -3.00% +7.52%  
90% offered a salary of more than £28,500 £29,400 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £72,500 £72,500
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £44,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year -4.49% +4.70%  

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 29 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 29 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 -21 183 £57,500 +9.52% 13
London +60 101 £62,500 +4.16% 5
South East +11 46 £50,000 -4.76% 2
City of London +55 24 £85,000 +65.04%
Buckinghamshire +21 17 £47,500 +7.95%
North West +1 15 £57,500 +21.05% 1
Milton Keynes +20 14 £47,500 +7.95%
Surrey +29 13 £50,000 -9.09% 1
Cheshire +14 9 £60,000 +20.00%
Scotland +27 8 £30,250 -56.78% 2
Yorkshire +26 7 £49,250 +23.12%
West Sussex +13 7 £50,000 +11.11%
West Yorkshire +12 7 £49,250 +23.12%
Kent - 7 £42,500 -
East of England +17 6 £50,000 +17.64% 1
Berkshire +13 5 £60,000 +41.17% 1
West Midlands +8 5 £61,000 +28.42% 3
Aberdeen - 4 £42,500 -
Leeds +17 3 - -
Bracknell +17 3 £60,000 +5.26%
Hertfordshire +10 3 £43,750 -48.52%
Wakefield +4 3 £46,000 +41.53%
Lancashire - 3 £57,500 -
West Malling - 3 £42,500 -
Burnley - 3 £57,500 -
Colne - 3 £57,500 -
Tadworth - 3 - -
Northampton +24 2 - -
Northamptonshire +17 2 - -
Birmingham +17 2 £61,000 - 1

For the 6 months to 29 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.

1 157 (40.36%) Finance
2 101 (25.96%) CISSP
3 94 (24.16%) Information Security
4 91 (23.39%) ITIL
4 91 (23.39%) PCI DSS
5 88 (22.62%) ISO/IEC 27001
6 79 (20.31%) Windows
7 67 (17.22%) CISM
8 65 (16.71%) Cisco
9 64 (16.45%) Risk Management
10 56 (14.40%) Firewall
11 53 (13.62%) CISA
12 52 (13.37%) Unix
12 52 (13.37%) IT Audit
13 51 (13.11%) Oracle
13 51 (13.11%) Service Management
13 51 (13.11%) Degree
14 50 (12.85%) Change Management
14 50 (12.85%) SQL
15 47 (12.08%) Banking
16 44 (11.31%) SAP
17 42 (10.80%) Management Information System
18 41 (10.54%) TCP/IP
19 38 (9.77%) COBIT
20 37 (9.51%) Problem Management
21 36 (9.25%) Incident Management
22 34 (8.74%) Active Directory
23 33 (8.48%) DNS
23 33 (8.48%) LAN
24 32 (8.23%) Computer Science

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 20 (5.14%) IIS
2 16 (4.11%) Apache
3 15 (3.86%) Tomcat
3 15 (3.86%) WebLogic
4 14 (3.60%) SharePoint
5 13 (3.34%) Apache Spark
6 10 (2.57%) SAS
7 8 (2.06%) Oracle Workflow
8 7 (1.80%) MS Exchange
8 7 (1.80%) WebSphere
9 3 (0.77%) Exchange Server 2010
9 3 (0.77%) Oracle SOA Suite
9 3 (0.77%) SharePoint 2013
10 1 (0.26%) Exchange Server 2013
10 1 (0.26%) Oracle Application Server
Applications
1 31 (7.97%) MS Office
2 28 (7.20%) MS Excel
3 5 (1.29%) MS PowerPoint
4 3 (0.77%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 18 (4.63%) Oracle Payables
2 10 (2.57%) Dynamics NAV
2 10 (2.57%) SAP GRC
3 8 (2.06%) Oracle Applications
3 8 (2.06%) Oracle ASCP
3 8 (2.06%) Oracle Assets
3 8 (2.06%) Oracle Cash Management
3 8 (2.06%) Oracle EBS
3 8 (2.06%) Oracle EBS R12
3 8 (2.06%) Oracle General Ledger
3 8 (2.06%) Oracle iProcurement
3 8 (2.06%) Oracle iSupplier
3 8 (2.06%) Oracle Receivables
4 5 (1.29%) SAP Business One
4 5 (1.29%) SAP CAR
4 5 (1.29%) SAP Forecasting and Replenishment
4 5 (1.29%) SAP Retail
5 4 (1.03%) Dynamics AX
5 4 (1.03%) SAP MM
5 4 (1.03%) SAP POS DM
Cloud Services
1 13 (3.34%) GitHub
2 10 (2.57%) Office 365
2 10 (2.57%) SaaS
3 8 (2.06%) Microsoft Azure
4 7 (1.80%) Amazon AWS
5 6 (1.54%) Cloud Computing
6 3 (0.77%) IaaS
7 2 (0.51%) Veeva
8 1 (0.26%) Amazon EC2
8 1 (0.26%) Amazon EMR
8 1 (0.26%) Amazon S3
8 1 (0.26%) Route 53
8 1 (0.26%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 56 (14.40%) Firewall
2 41 (10.54%) TCP/IP
3 33 (8.48%) DNS
3 33 (8.48%) LAN
4 31 (7.97%) WAN
5 27 (6.94%) SSL
5 27 (6.94%) VPN
6 25 (6.43%) BIG-IP
6 25 (6.43%) Network Security
7 24 (6.17%) BGP
8 23 (5.91%) OSPF
9 20 (5.14%) SMTP
9 20 (5.14%) Wi-Fi
10 18 (4.63%) Internet
11 16 (4.11%) VLAN
12 15 (3.86%) Cisco IOS
12 15 (3.86%) DMVPN
12 15 (3.86%) NX-OS
13 13 (3.34%) DHCP
13 13 (3.34%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 29 (7.46%) SQL Server
2 21 (5.40%) Oracle Database
3 19 (4.88%) Relational Database
4 16 (4.11%) Big Data
4 16 (4.11%) NoSQL
5 15 (3.86%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 14 (3.60%) Hadoop
7 13 (3.34%) Apache Hive
8 8 (2.06%) Oracle Database 10g
8 8 (2.06%) Oracle Database 12c
8 8 (2.06%) Oracle Reports
8 8 (2.06%) SAP BW
9 7 (1.80%) Oracle Database 11g
10 5 (1.29%) SQL Server Analysis Services
10 5 (1.29%) 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 (1.54%) Oracle Forms
1 6 (1.54%) 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
1 157 (40.36%) Finance
2 47 (12.08%) Banking
3 18 (4.63%) Retail
4 16 (4.11%) Manufacturing
4 16 (4.11%) Telecoms
5 11 (2.83%) Billing
6 10 (2.57%) Legal
7 9 (2.31%) Games
8 7 (1.80%) Investment Banking
8 7 (1.80%) Publishing
9 6 (1.54%) Advertising
10 5 (1.29%) Pharmaceutical
11 4 (1.03%) Electronics
11 4 (1.03%) Marketing
12 3 (0.77%) International Banking
12 3 (0.77%) Local Government
13 2 (0.51%) Retail Banking
14 1 (0.26%) Aerospace
14 1 (0.26%) French Language
14 1 (0.26%) Law
Job Titles
1 125 (32.13%) Analyst
2 38 (9.77%) Consultant
2 38 (9.77%) IT Analyst
3 37 (9.51%) Security Analyst
4 28 (7.20%) Network Engineer
5 27 (6.94%) Security Engineer
5 27 (6.94%) Security Manager
6 24 (6.17%) Risk Analyst
6 24 (6.17%) Security Consultant
7 22 (5.66%) Cisco Engineer
7 22 (5.66%) Systems Analyst
8 21 (5.40%) Cisco Network Engineer
8 21 (5.40%) Network Security Engineer
9 20 (5.14%) Banking Analyst
9 20 (5.14%) IT Risk Analyst
10 19 (4.88%) IT Manager
11 18 (4.63%) SAP Consultant
12 17 (4.37%) Auditor
12 17 (4.37%) IT Auditor
12 17 (4.37%) Service Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 24 (6.17%) .NET
2 14 (3.60%) Kafka
2 14 (3.60%) Web Services
2 14 (3.60%) XML
3 13 (3.34%) Flask
3 13 (3.34%) Grails
3 13 (3.34%) JSON
3 13 (3.34%) Node.js
3 13 (3.34%) REST
3 13 (3.34%) SOAP
4 8 (2.06%) J2EE
5 7 (1.80%) IBM Integration Bus
5 7 (1.80%) JMS
5 7 (1.80%) Middleware
5 7 (1.80%) WebSphere MQ
6 4 (1.03%) .NET Framework
7 3 (0.77%) MSMQ
8 2 (0.51%) EDI
8 2 (0.51%) WCF
9 1 (0.26%) WPF
Miscellaneous
1 42 (10.80%) Management Information System
2 32 (8.23%) Computer Science
3 25 (6.43%) Analytical Skills
4 19 (4.88%) Security Operations Centre
5 18 (4.63%) Data Protection Act
6 12 (3.08%) Data Centre
7 10 (2.57%) Client/Server
8 9 (2.31%) AS400
9 7 (1.80%) CESG
9 7 (1.80%) Clustering
9 7 (1.80%) N-Tier
10 6 (1.54%) FMCG
10 6 (1.54%) Linux Command Line
10 6 (1.54%) Mainframe
11 5 (1.29%) NHS
12 4 (1.03%) 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 79 (20.31%) Windows
2 52 (13.37%) Unix
3 31 (7.97%) Linux
4 26 (6.68%) Windows Server 2012
5 13 (3.34%) Windows 7
6 12 (3.08%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 10 (2.57%) Windows Server
8 6 (1.54%) 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 94 (24.16%) Information Security
2 91 (23.39%) ITIL
3 64 (16.45%) Risk Management
4 52 (13.37%) IT Audit
5 51 (13.11%) Service Management
6 50 (12.85%) Change Management
7 37 (9.51%) Problem Management
8 36 (9.25%) Incident Management
9 30 (7.71%) Data Protection
10 29 (7.46%) Cybersecurity
11 28 (7.20%) Project Management
11 28 (7.20%) Security Operations
11 28 (7.20%) SIEM
11 28 (7.20%) Vulnerability Management
12 27 (6.94%) Mentoring
12 27 (6.94%) Migration
13 26 (6.68%) Agile Software Development
13 26 (6.68%) Stakeholder Management
14 24 (6.17%) Load Balancing
15 23 (5.91%) Service Delivery
Programming Languages
1 50 (12.85%) SQL
2 24 (6.17%) C#
3 21 (5.40%) PL/SQL
4 13 (3.34%) JavaScript
4 13 (3.34%) Python
5 10 (2.57%) Java
6 7 (1.80%) Jython
7 6 (1.54%) VB
8 4 (1.03%) C++
8 4 (1.03%) 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
1 101 (25.96%) CISSP
2 67 (17.22%) CISM
3 53 (13.62%) CISA
4 51 (13.11%) Degree
5 27 (6.94%) CEH
6 18 (4.63%) CRISC
7 17 (4.37%) ITIL Certification
8 11 (2.83%) Cisco Certification
8 11 (2.83%) PCI QSA
8 11 (2.83%) SC Cleared
8 11 (2.83%) Security Cleared
9 10 (2.57%) GCIA
9 10 (2.57%) GCIH
9 10 (2.57%) GSEC
10 8 (2.06%) ACCA
10 8 (2.06%) CCNA
10 8 (2.06%) CCNP
10 8 (2.06%) CESG Certified Professional
11 7 (1.80%) CLAS
11 7 (1.80%) ISACA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 91 (23.39%) PCI DSS
2 88 (22.62%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 38 (9.77%) COBIT
4 31 (7.97%) SLA
5 21 (5.40%) Cyber Essentials
5 21 (5.40%) ISO 9001
6 18 (4.63%) ISO27002
7 12 (3.08%) QA
8 11 (2.83%) GDPR
9 9 (2.31%) GxP
10 4 (1.03%) HMG Security Policy Framework
10 4 (1.03%) ISO27005
10 4 (1.03%) JSP 440
11 3 (0.77%) Data Quality
12 2 (0.51%) BS25999
12 2 (0.51%) SSAE 16
13 1 (0.26%) 21 CFR Part 11
13 1 (0.26%) COSO
13 1 (0.26%) GCP
13 1 (0.26%) HIPAA
System Software
1 34 (8.74%) Active Directory
2 9 (2.31%) RACF
3 6 (1.54%) VMware Infrastructure
4 5 (1.29%) ProxySG
5 4 (1.03%) Hyper-V
5 4 (1.03%) 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 (3.34%) SCOM
2 6 (1.54%) 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 65 (16.71%) Cisco
2 51 (13.11%) Oracle
3 44 (11.31%) SAP
4 27 (6.94%) Microsoft
5 26 (6.68%) Palo Alto
6 25 (6.43%) F5
7 23 (5.91%) CheckPoint
8 21 (5.40%) Sun
9 17 (4.37%) Remedy
10 13 (3.34%) Apigee
10 13 (3.34%) Juniper
10 13 (3.34%) PeopleSoft
10 13 (3.34%) Qualys
11 12 (3.08%) Symantec
12 11 (2.83%) Citrix
13 10 (2.57%) Blue Coat
13 10 (2.57%) HP
13 10 (2.57%) Hyperion
13 10 (2.57%) IBM
14 9 (2.31%) Novell
Glasgow, Lanarkshire
FPSG Connect
Salary: DOE + extensive packackage
Posted: 2 days ago
Reading, UK
Wipro
Posted: 5 days ago
Redhill, Surrey
Complete Tech Limited
Salary: From £45,000 to £55,000 per annum up to 20% bonus
Posted: 5 days ago
London
Harvey Nash plc
Salary: £35000 - £36000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
West Midlands
Interquest - IQ Tech
Salary: £45000 - £50000 per annum
Posted: 21 days ago
West Midlands
Interquest - IQ Tech
Salary: £45000 - £50000 per annum
Posted: 21 days ago
London
Robert Walters UK
Salary: £55000 - £65000 per annum
Posted: 27 days ago
London
Lawrence Harvey
Salary: £70000.00 - £80000.00 per annum
Posted: 19 days ago
South East London
Lloyds Banking Group
Salary: £60000 - £95000 per annum + Bonus
Posted: 20 days ago
Birmingham
Robert Walters UK
Posted: 14 days ago
Southend-On-Sea
Computer Futures
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 27 days ago