Period
to 24 February 2020

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 24 February 2020 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Sarbanes-Oxley (SOX, Sarbox)
UK
6 months to
24 Feb 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 723 808 818
Rank change year-on-year +85 +10 -16
Permanent jobs citing Sarbanes-Oxley 294 321 388
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.24% 0.22% 0.22%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 1.92% 1.54% 1.74%
Number of salaries quoted 228 214 286
UK median annual salary £60,000 £55,000 £62,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +9.09% -12.00% +13.64%
10th Percentile £47,500 £26,250 £35,000
90th Percentile £91,625 £80,000 £83,750
UK excluding London median annual salary £60,000 £50,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year +20.00% - -4.76%

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 15,347 20,780 22,351
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 12.51% 13.93% 12.76%
Number of salaries quoted 11,862 15,196 17,444
UK median annual salary £52,500 £50,000 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.00% - +5.26%
10th Percentile £28,750 £27,500 £27,500
90th Percentile £83,750 £80,000 £80,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £43,000
% change year-on-year - +4.65% +1.18%

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 24 February 2020.

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 24 February 2020. 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 +70 265 £60,000 +14.29% 37
UK excluding London +40 155 £60,000 +20.00% 29
London +78 114 £60,000 -9.09% 10
South East +59 72 £60,000 +14.29% 9
Midlands +21 39 £55,000 +22.22% 8
West Midlands +33 34 £55,000 +29.41% 5
North of England +26 30 £65,000 +23.81% 8
North West +11 17 £60,000 +25.00% 3
Yorkshire +39 11 £82,500 +50.00% 4
East of England +43 9 £55,000 -21.43%
Scotland +39 5 £45,000 -30.77% 2
East Midlands +10 4 £65,000 +18.18% 3
North East +10 2 £60,000 -17.24% 1

For the 6 months to 24 February 2020, 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.

1 110 (37.41%) Information Security
2 106 (36.05%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 103 (35.03%) Finance
4 81 (27.55%) Cybersecurity
5 80 (27.21%) NIST
6 78 (26.53%) GDPR
7 73 (24.83%) CISSP
8 72 (24.49%) ITIL
9 69 (23.47%) COBIT
10 61 (20.75%) PCI DSS
11 48 (16.33%) Azure
11 48 (16.33%) CISM
11 48 (16.33%) Agile Software Development
12 46 (15.65%) AWS
12 46 (15.65%) Analytical Skills
13 45 (15.31%) SAP
14 43 (14.63%) Project Management
14 43 (14.63%) Security Architecture
15 41 (13.95%) CISA
16 40 (13.61%) DevOps
17 38 (12.93%) ERP
18 35 (11.90%) Management Information System
18 35 (11.90%) Oracle
18 35 (11.90%) Change Management
18 35 (11.90%) Data Privacy
19 34 (11.56%) SQL
20 33 (11.22%) Legal
20 33 (11.22%) VMware
21 32 (10.88%) Microsoft
21 32 (10.88%) Firewall

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 6 (2.04%) Confluence
2 4 (1.36%) WebSphere
3 3 (1.02%) SAS
3 3 (1.02%) SharePoint
4 1 (0.34%) Apache Spark
4 1 (0.34%) IIS
4 1 (0.34%) Oracle SOA Suite
Applications
1 21 (7.14%) Microsoft Excel
2 8 (2.72%) Microsoft PowerPoint
3 3 (1.02%) MS Visio
4 1 (0.34%) HipChat
4 1 (0.34%) Microsoft Project
Business Applications
1 18 (6.12%) SAP ERP
2 10 (3.40%) SAP CO
2 10 (3.40%) SAP FI
2 10 (3.40%) SAP FI/CO
3 8 (2.72%) SAP S/4HANA
4 7 (2.38%) SAP MM
5 6 (2.04%) SAP LE
5 6 (2.04%) SAP WM
6 5 (1.70%) Dynamics NAV
7 4 (1.36%) Oracle Payables
7 4 (1.36%) SAP Payroll
7 4 (1.36%) Workday HCM
8 3 (1.02%) Dynamics CRM
8 3 (1.02%) Oracle EBS
8 3 (1.02%) Sparx Enterprise Architect
9 2 (0.68%) Oracle Assets
9 2 (0.68%) Oracle ERP
9 2 (0.68%) Oracle Financials
9 2 (0.68%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
9 2 (0.68%) Oracle Receivables
Cloud Services
1 48 (16.33%) Azure
2 46 (15.65%) AWS
3 10 (3.40%) Datadog
4 7 (2.38%) IaaS
4 7 (2.38%) SaaS
5 6 (2.04%) PaaS
6 4 (1.36%) Cloud Computing
6 4 (1.36%) SuccessFactors
7 3 (1.02%) Office 365
8 2 (0.68%) Power Platform
9 1 (0.34%) Dynamics 365
9 1 (0.34%) GCP
Communications & Networking
1 32 (10.88%) Firewall
2 26 (8.84%) LAN
3 23 (7.82%) WAN
4 18 (6.12%) Network Security
4 18 (6.12%) VPN
5 10 (3.40%) RTP
6 9 (3.06%) PPP
7 7 (2.38%) Cisco IPT
7 7 (2.38%) IP Telephony
8 6 (2.04%) MPLS
9 5 (1.70%) Wireless
10 4 (1.36%) DNS
10 4 (1.36%) Internet
10 4 (1.36%) SAN
10 4 (1.36%) WLAN
11 3 (1.02%) BGP
11 3 (1.02%) Cisco ASA
11 3 (1.02%) EIGRP
11 3 (1.02%) HTTP
11 3 (1.02%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (2.72%) Big Data
1 8 (2.72%) BusinessObjects
1 8 (2.72%) Data Warehouse
2 6 (2.04%) Oracle Database
3 5 (1.70%) SAP BW
4 4 (1.36%) MongoDB
4 4 (1.36%) Oracle Database 11g
4 4 (1.36%) Qlik Sense
4 4 (1.36%) QlikView
4 4 (1.36%) Relational Database
4 4 (1.36%) SQL Server
5 3 (1.02%) BusinessObjects Business Intelligence
5 3 (1.02%) OLTP
5 3 (1.02%) RDBMS
6 2 (0.68%) Power BI
7 1 (0.34%) Hadoop
7 1 (0.34%) Oracle9i Database
7 1 (0.34%) SQL Server 2008
7 1 (0.34%) TKPROF
Development Applications
1 11 (3.74%) JIRA
2 1 (0.34%) Bitbucket
2 1 (0.34%) Jenkins
2 1 (0.34%) SonarQube
2 1 (0.34%) Team Foundation Server
2 1 (0.34%) Visual Studio Team System
General
1 103 (35.03%) Finance
2 33 (11.22%) Legal
3 25 (8.50%) Retail
4 11 (3.74%) Banking
5 10 (3.40%) Law
6 9 (3.06%) Manufacturing
6 9 (3.06%) Telecoms
7 8 (2.72%) Financial Institution
8 5 (1.70%) Billing
9 3 (1.02%) Automotive
10 2 (0.68%) Back Office
10 2 (0.68%) Dutch Language
10 2 (0.68%) French Language
10 2 (0.68%) German Language
10 2 (0.68%) Italian Language
10 2 (0.68%) Marketing
10 2 (0.68%) Polish Language
10 2 (0.68%) Spanish Language
11 1 (0.34%) Games
Job Titles
1 73 (24.83%) Analyst
2 40 (13.61%) Architect
3 36 (12.24%) Security Architect
4 29 (9.86%) Consultant
5 28 (9.52%) Business Analyst
6 24 (8.16%) Security Engineer
7 23 (7.82%) AWS Architect
7 23 (7.82%) Azure Architect
7 23 (7.82%) Cloud Architect
8 22 (7.48%) SAP Analyst
9 21 (7.14%) IT Analyst
10 20 (6.80%) SAP Business Analyst
10 20 (6.80%) Senior Analyst
11 17 (5.78%) Enterprise Architect
11 17 (5.78%) Security Consultant
12 15 (5.10%) Enterprise Security Architect
12 15 (5.10%) Operations Engineer
13 13 (4.42%) IT Engineer
14 12 (4.08%) Sales Engineer
14 12 (4.08%) Senior Business Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (3.40%) Sensu
2 5 (1.70%) SailPoint
3 4 (1.36%) OAuth
3 4 (1.36%) OAuth2
3 4 (1.36%) OpenID
3 4 (1.36%) XACML
4 3 (1.02%) Apache Flex
4 3 (1.02%) Middleware
5 2 (0.68%) Velocity
6 1 (0.34%) .NET
6 1 (0.34%) COM
6 1 (0.34%) CSS
6 1 (0.34%) Software Packaging
6 1 (0.34%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 46 (15.65%) Analytical Skills
2 35 (11.90%) Management Information System
3 23 (7.82%) CESG
4 20 (6.80%) Self-Motivation
5 14 (4.76%) Data Centre
6 10 (3.40%) User Experience
7 5 (1.70%) Security Operations Centre
8 4 (1.36%) Data Protection Act
8 4 (1.36%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
8 4 (1.36%) PKI
9 3 (1.02%) Cyber Defence
9 3 (1.02%) Internet of Things
10 2 (0.68%) Client/Server
10 2 (0.68%) Virtual Team
11 1 (0.34%) Clustering
11 1 (0.34%) Cyberthreat
11 1 (0.34%) EMC VNX
11 1 (0.34%) Enterprise Software
11 1 (0.34%) Mainframe
11 1 (0.34%) Reinsurance
Operating Systems
1 30 (10.20%) Unix
2 28 (9.52%) Windows
3 16 (5.44%) Windows Server
4 7 (2.38%) HPUX
5 4 (1.36%) Solaris
6 3 (1.02%) Linux
7 1 (0.34%) Windows 10
7 1 (0.34%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 110 (37.41%) Information Security
2 81 (27.55%) Cybersecurity
3 72 (24.49%) ITIL
4 48 (16.33%) Agile Software Development
5 43 (14.63%) Project Management
5 43 (14.63%) Security Architecture
6 40 (13.61%) DevOps
7 38 (12.93%) ERP
8 35 (11.90%) Change Management
8 35 (11.90%) Data Privacy
9 30 (10.20%) TOGAF
10 29 (9.86%) Business Analysis
11 28 (9.52%) Internal Audit
11 28 (9.52%) Risk Analysis
11 28 (9.52%) Stakeholder Engagement
12 24 (8.16%) SABSA
12 24 (8.16%) Vulnerability Management
13 23 (7.82%) Analytics
13 23 (7.82%) Customer Requirements
13 23 (7.82%) Problem-Solving
Programming Languages
1 34 (11.56%) SQL
2 11 (3.74%) PowerShell
3 7 (2.38%) Python
4 6 (2.04%) PL/SQL
5 5 (1.70%) Java
6 4 (1.36%) C
7 3 (1.02%) VBA
8 1 (0.34%) C#
8 1 (0.34%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 73 (24.83%) CISSP
2 48 (16.33%) CISM
3 41 (13.95%) CISA
4 22 (7.48%) Degree
5 21 (7.14%) CEH
5 21 (7.14%) Security Cleared
6 20 (6.80%) CRISC
7 19 (6.46%) SC Cleared
8 16 (5.44%) CESG Certified Professional
9 13 (4.42%) Cisco Certification
10 10 (3.40%) DV Cleared
10 10 (3.40%) GSEC
10 10 (3.40%) Master's Degree
11 9 (3.06%) SANS
12 8 (2.72%) CREST Certified
13 7 (2.38%) (ISC)2 CCSP
14 6 (2.04%) CCNA
15 5 (1.70%) CISMP
16 4 (1.36%) TOGAF Certification
17 3 (1.02%) GISP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 106 (36.05%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 80 (27.21%) NIST
3 78 (26.53%) GDPR
4 69 (23.47%) COBIT
5 61 (20.75%) PCI DSS
6 26 (8.84%) HMG Security Policy Framework
7 23 (7.82%) JSP 440
8 20 (6.80%) ITGC
9 19 (6.46%) SLA
10 17 (5.78%) HIPAA
11 11 (3.74%) FISMA
12 10 (3.40%) Cyber Essentials
12 10 (3.40%) NCSC
13 9 (3.06%) Data Quality
14 8 (2.72%) Solvency II
15 5 (1.70%) QA
16 4 (1.36%) NIST 800
17 2 (0.68%) GAAP
17 2 (0.68%) GLBA
17 2 (0.68%) PMO
System Software
1 26 (8.84%) Active Directory
2 14 (4.76%) VMware Infrastructure
3 3 (1.02%) vSphere
4 1 (0.34%) Hyper-V
4 1 (0.34%) ISA Server
4 1 (0.34%) Virtual Machines
4 1 (0.34%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 20 (6.80%) SCOM
2 11 (3.74%) SCCM
3 10 (3.40%) Automic
3 10 (3.40%) Grafana
3 10 (3.40%) Nagios
3 10 (3.40%) WSUS
4 7 (2.38%) Ansible
4 7 (2.38%) Opscode Chef
5 5 (1.70%) Nessus
5 5 (1.70%) Nmap
6 3 (1.02%) Cisco CUCM
7 1 (0.34%) AppManager
7 1 (0.34%) Data Guard
7 1 (0.34%) Enterprise Manager Cloud Control
7 1 (0.34%) McAfee ePO
7 1 (0.34%) Oracle RMAN
7 1 (0.34%) Oracle Statspack
7 1 (0.34%) QRadar
7 1 (0.34%) Single Sign-On
Vendors
1 45 (15.31%) SAP
2 35 (11.90%) Oracle
3 33 (11.22%) VMware
4 32 (10.88%) Microsoft
5 18 (6.12%) Citrix
6 14 (4.76%) Cisco
7 13 (4.42%) ServiceNow
8 11 (3.74%) CA
8 11 (3.74%) Qualys
8 11 (3.74%) Splunk
9 10 (3.40%) McAfee
10 9 (3.06%) hybris
11 7 (2.38%) Forcepoint
11 7 (2.38%) Sun
12 6 (2.04%) AlienVault
13 5 (1.70%) Cadence
13 5 (1.70%) New Relic
13 5 (1.70%) Salesforce.com
13 5 (1.70%) Trustwave
14 4 (1.36%) ATG