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 27 June 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Sarbanes-Oxley (SOX, Sarbox)
UK
3 months to
27 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 712 652 656
Rank change year-on-year -60 +4  
Permanent jobs citing Sarbanes-Oxley 179 284 335
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.20% 0.29% 0.31%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 1.67% 2.21% 2.40%
Number of salaries quoted 133 222 200
Median salary £55,000 £55,000 £55,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - -0.90%  
90% offered a salary of more than £37,500 £40,000 £41,600
10% offered a salary of more than £72,000 £77,000 £80,000
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £52,500 £50,000
% change year-on-year -14.28% +5.00%  

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 10726 12861 13958
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the UK 12.03% 13.06% 12.76%
Number of salaries quoted 8080 10275 10999
Median salary £50,000 £50,000 £46,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - +7.52%  
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £30,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £75,000 £75,000
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year - +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 27 June 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 27 June 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 -59 163 £55,000 - 22
London -10 82 £60,000 +9.09% 8
Yorkshire +11 20 £40,000 +3.22% 1
South East +1 20 £55,000 +4.76% 4
North West -43 16 £42,500 -19.04% 3
West Yorkshire +18 13 £51,250 +32.25% 1
Surrey +35 10 £55,000 -21.42%
Scotland +12 10 £45,000 -35.71% 1
West Midlands -13 10 £35,000 -46.15% 4
Leeds +11 9 £62,500 +56.25% 1
East of England -11 7 £42,500 +34.92% 1
Cheshire -23 7 £50,000 -
Aberdeen - 7 £45,000 -
Hertfordshire - 7 £42,500 - 1
North Yorkshire - 7 £37,500 -
South West -11 6 £59,500 -20.66%
Manchester -43 5 £55,000 +4.76% 2
Harrogate - 5 £37,500 -
Staffordshire +10 4 £32,500 -51.85% 2
Berkshire +1 4 - - 2
Knutsford - 4 - -
Cannock - 4 £32,500 - 2
Bracknell +20 3 - - 1
City of London +13 3 £82,500 +51.37% 2
Buckinghamshire +4 3 - -
Gloucester +3 3 £60,000 -25.00%
West Sussex -1 3 £55,000 +15.78% 1
Milton Keynes -5 3 - -
Gloucestershire -12 3 £60,000 -25.00%
Stockport - 3 £55,000 - 1

For the 6 months to 27 June 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.

1 131 (35.03%) Finance
2 127 (33.96%) Information Security
3 116 (31.02%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 104 (27.81%) CISSP
5 97 (25.94%) ITIL
6 86 (22.99%) PCI DSS
7 85 (22.73%) Windows
8 78 (20.86%) CISM
9 77 (20.59%) Cisco
10 65 (17.38%) Risk Management
11 64 (17.11%) Firewall
12 59 (15.78%) Degree
13 56 (14.97%) CISA
14 55 (14.71%) SIEM
15 50 (13.37%) Unix
16 48 (12.83%) Oracle
16 48 (12.83%) Management Information System
17 47 (12.57%) SQL
18 46 (12.30%) Microsoft
19 45 (12.03%) SAP
20 44 (11.76%) LAN
20 44 (11.76%) WAN
20 44 (11.76%) Computer Science
21 40 (10.70%) Active Directory
22 39 (10.43%) DNS
22 39 (10.43%) Change Management
23 37 (9.89%) Service Management
23 37 (9.89%) Data Security
23 37 (9.89%) Cybersecurity
24 36 (9.63%) 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 32 (8.56%) IIS
2 19 (5.08%) Apache
2 19 (5.08%) SharePoint
3 18 (4.81%) Tomcat
4 17 (4.55%) WebLogic
5 14 (3.74%) Apache Spark
6 11 (2.94%) SAS
7 7 (1.87%) MS Exchange
8 6 (1.60%) SharePoint 2013
9 3 (0.80%) Exchange Server 2010
9 3 (0.80%) Oracle SOA Suite
10 2 (0.53%) OpenStack
11 1 (0.27%) Apache Pig
11 1 (0.27%) CMS
Applications
1 30 (8.02%) Microsoft Office
2 9 (2.41%) Microsoft Excel
2 9 (2.41%) Microsoft PowerPoint
3 5 (1.34%) MS Visio
4 2 (0.53%) Maya
5 1 (0.27%) SPSS
Business Applications
1 23 (6.15%) SAP GRC
2 10 (2.67%) SAP MM
3 9 (2.41%) SAP ERP
4 4 (1.07%) JDE World
4 4 (1.07%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
5 3 (0.80%) Dynamics NAV
6 2 (0.53%) Dynamics AX
6 2 (0.53%) SAP BPC
6 2 (0.53%) SAP Business One
7 1 (0.27%) Movex
7 1 (0.27%) SAP APO
7 1 (0.27%) SAP CRM
7 1 (0.27%) SAP LE
7 1 (0.27%) SAP SD
Cloud Services
1 22 (5.88%) Microsoft Azure
2 21 (5.61%) Amazon AWS
3 13 (3.48%) GitHub
4 11 (2.94%) Cloud Computing
5 10 (2.67%) IaaS
6 9 (2.41%) SaaS
7 8 (2.14%) Force.com
7 8 (2.14%) Google Cloud Platform
8 2 (0.53%) Office 365
8 2 (0.53%) Veeva
9 1 (0.27%) Amazon EC2
9 1 (0.27%) Amazon EMR
9 1 (0.27%) Amazon S3
9 1 (0.27%) Datadog
9 1 (0.27%) Route 53
9 1 (0.27%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 64 (17.11%) Firewall
2 44 (11.76%) LAN
2 44 (11.76%) WAN
3 39 (10.43%) DNS
4 36 (9.63%) Network Security
5 34 (9.09%) Internet
6 33 (8.82%) VPN
7 32 (8.56%) TCP/IP
8 31 (8.29%) SSL
9 30 (8.02%) SMTP
10 27 (7.22%) BIG-IP
11 21 (5.61%) DHCP
12 20 (5.35%) BGP
13 19 (5.08%) OSPF
13 19 (5.08%) Wi-Fi
13 19 (5.08%) Wireless
14 17 (4.55%) Cisco IOS
14 17 (4.55%) DMVPN
14 17 (4.55%) NX-OS
14 17 (4.55%) VLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 24 (6.42%) SQL Server
2 20 (5.35%) Big Data
3 16 (4.28%) NoSQL
3 16 (4.28%) Relational Database
4 15 (4.01%) Hadoop
4 15 (4.01%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 14 (3.74%) Apache Hive
5 14 (3.74%) SAP BW
6 11 (2.94%) Oracle Database
7 5 (1.34%) Data Warehouse
8 4 (1.07%) BusinessObjects
8 4 (1.07%) SQL Server Reporting Services
9 3 (0.80%) Microsoft Analysis Services
9 3 (0.80%) MySQL
9 3 (0.80%) Oracle Database 11g
9 3 (0.80%) SQL Server 2008
9 3 (0.80%) SQL Server Analysis Services
10 2 (0.53%) Crystal Reports
10 2 (0.53%) MS Access
11 1 (0.27%) Ingres
Development Applications
1 8 (2.14%) Oracle Forms
2 6 (1.60%) Visual Studio
3 4 (1.07%) Git (software)
3 4 (1.07%) Team Foundation Server
4 3 (0.80%) Burp Suite
4 3 (0.80%) Metasploit
4 3 (0.80%) Oracle APEX
4 3 (0.80%) VSS/SourceSafe
5 2 (0.53%) Visual Studio Team System
6 1 (0.27%) Atlassian Bamboo
6 1 (0.27%) Jenkins
6 1 (0.27%) Liquibase
6 1 (0.27%) MSTest
6 1 (0.27%) Subversion
6 1 (0.27%) UltraEdit
General
1 131 (35.03%) Finance
2 21 (5.61%) Retail
3 19 (5.08%) Banking
4 17 (4.55%) Manufacturing
5 12 (3.21%) Telecoms
6 7 (1.87%) Advertising
6 7 (1.87%) Legal
7 4 (1.07%) Local Government
7 4 (1.07%) Pharmaceutical
8 3 (0.80%) Financial Institution
8 3 (0.80%) Marketing
9 2 (0.53%) Electronics
9 2 (0.53%) French Language
9 2 (0.53%) Investment Banking
9 2 (0.53%) Publishing
9 2 (0.53%) Retail Banking
9 2 (0.53%) Spanish Language
10 1 (0.27%) Aerospace
10 1 (0.27%) International Banking
10 1 (0.27%) Law
Job Titles
1 96 (25.67%) Analyst
2 42 (11.23%) IT Analyst
2 42 (11.23%) Security Analyst
3 33 (8.82%) Security Engineer
3 33 (8.82%) Security Manager
4 32 (8.56%) Consultant
5 29 (7.75%) Network Engineer
6 24 (6.42%) Architect
6 24 (6.42%) SAP Consultant
7 22 (5.88%) IT Manager
7 22 (5.88%) Security Architect
8 21 (5.61%) Network Security Engineer
9 20 (5.35%) Developer
10 19 (5.08%) IT Engineer
11 17 (4.55%) Information Analyst
11 17 (4.55%) Information Security Analyst
12 16 (4.28%) Auditor
12 16 (4.28%) Cisco Network Engineer
12 16 (4.28%) Information Security Manager
12 16 (4.28%) Technical Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 31 (8.29%) .NET
2 14 (3.74%) Kafka
2 14 (3.74%) SOAP
2 14 (3.74%) XML
3 13 (3.48%) Flask
3 13 (3.48%) Grails
3 13 (3.48%) JSON
3 13 (3.48%) Node.js
3 13 (3.48%) REST
4 9 (2.41%) LAMP
5 8 (2.14%) 802.1X
6 6 (1.60%) MSMQ
7 4 (1.07%) .NET Framework
7 4 (1.07%) ASP.NET
7 4 (1.07%) Web Services
8 2 (0.53%) Regular Expression
8 2 (0.53%) WPF
9 1 (0.27%) AngularJS
9 1 (0.27%) Entity Framework
9 1 (0.27%) Silverlight
Miscellaneous
1 48 (12.83%) Management Information System
2 44 (11.76%) Computer Science
3 35 (9.36%) Analytical Skills
4 25 (6.68%) Security Operations Centre
5 16 (4.28%) Data Centre
5 16 (4.28%) Data Protection Act
6 12 (3.21%) CESG
6 12 (3.21%) Client/Server
6 12 (3.21%) Driving Licence
7 8 (2.14%) Enterprise Storage
8 7 (1.87%) AS400
9 5 (1.34%) Mainframe
10 4 (1.07%) Fintech
10 4 (1.07%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
10 4 (1.07%) iSeries
10 4 (1.07%) NHS
11 3 (0.80%) Clustering
11 3 (0.80%) Cyber Attack
11 3 (0.80%) Digital Media
12 2 (0.53%) CMDB
Operating Systems
1 85 (22.73%) Windows
2 50 (13.37%) Unix
3 26 (6.95%) Windows Server
4 24 (6.42%) Linux
5 13 (3.48%) Windows Server 2012
6 9 (2.41%) CentOS
7 8 (2.14%) Debian
8 4 (1.07%) Windows Server 2008
9 3 (0.80%) Kali Linux
10 2 (0.53%) Solaris
10 2 (0.53%) Ubuntu
11 1 (0.27%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 127 (33.96%) Information Security
2 97 (25.94%) ITIL
3 65 (17.38%) Risk Management
4 55 (14.71%) SIEM
5 39 (10.43%) Change Management
6 37 (9.89%) Cybersecurity
6 37 (9.89%) Data Security
6 37 (9.89%) Service Management
7 36 (9.63%) Stakeholder Management
8 34 (9.09%) Security Operations
9 33 (8.82%) IT Audit
10 31 (8.29%) Agile Software Development
11 29 (7.75%) Mentoring
11 29 (7.75%) Security Management
12 28 (7.49%) Data Protection
12 28 (7.49%) Problem Management
12 28 (7.49%) Security Architecture
12 28 (7.49%) Vulnerability Management
13 27 (7.22%) Project Management
13 27 (7.22%) TOGAF
Programming Languages
1 47 (12.57%) SQL
2 25 (6.68%) C#
3 18 (4.81%) Python
4 16 (4.28%) PL/SQL
5 15 (4.01%) Java
6 13 (3.48%) JavaScript
7 9 (2.41%) PowerShell
8 8 (2.14%) VB
9 6 (1.60%) VB.NET
10 4 (1.07%) Perl
11 3 (0.80%) C
11 3 (0.80%) C++
11 3 (0.80%) Shell Script
12 2 (0.53%) PHP
12 2 (0.53%) VBA
13 1 (0.27%) ActionScript
13 1 (0.27%) ActionScript 2.0
13 1 (0.27%) ActionScript 3.0
13 1 (0.27%) Bash Shell
13 1 (0.27%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 104 (27.81%) CISSP
2 78 (20.86%) CISM
3 59 (15.78%) Degree
4 56 (14.97%) CISA
5 19 (5.08%) CRISC
6 12 (3.21%) IISP
6 12 (3.21%) Oracle Certification
7 11 (2.94%) ITIL Certification
8 9 (2.41%) Cisco Certification
8 9 (2.41%) Microsoft Certification
8 9 (2.41%) SANS
9 8 (2.14%) ACCA
9 8 (2.14%) CCNA
9 8 (2.14%) CESG Certified Professional
9 8 (2.14%) MCSE
9 8 (2.14%) SC Cleared
9 8 (2.14%) Security Cleared
10 7 (1.87%) CCNP
10 7 (1.87%) CEH
10 7 (1.87%) ISSAP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 116 (31.02%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 86 (22.99%) PCI DSS
3 31 (8.29%) COBIT
3 31 (8.29%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
4 29 (7.75%) Cyber Essentials
5 19 (5.08%) SLA
6 15 (4.01%) GDPR
7 14 (3.74%) ISO 9001
8 12 (3.21%) SSAE 16
9 8 (2.14%) ISO/IEC 20000
10 6 (1.60%) HMG Security Policy Framework
10 6 (1.60%) JSP 440
11 5 (1.34%) HIPAA
12 4 (1.07%) COSO
12 4 (1.07%) Data Quality
13 3 (0.80%) Basel II
13 3 (0.80%) BS25999
13 3 (0.80%) GxP
13 3 (0.80%) ISO 14001
14 2 (0.53%) ISO/IEC 27005
System Software
1 40 (10.70%) Active Directory
2 19 (5.08%) Hyper-V
2 19 (5.08%) VMware Infrastructure
3 9 (2.41%) vSphere
4 6 (1.60%) ProxySG
4 6 (1.60%) RACF
5 2 (0.53%) VMware Server
6 1 (0.27%) Apache ZooKeeper
6 1 (0.27%) Docker
6 1 (0.27%) KVM
6 1 (0.27%) SRDF
Systems Management
1 12 (3.21%) SCCM
2 4 (1.07%) Ansible
3 3 (0.80%) Backup Exec
3 3 (0.80%) Cisco CUCM
3 3 (0.80%) Failover Clustering
3 3 (0.80%) McAfee ePO
3 3 (0.80%) Puppet
3 3 (0.80%) SCOM
4 2 (0.53%) Nagios
5 1 (0.27%) Cobbler
5 1 (0.27%) Icinga
5 1 (0.27%) Kibana
5 1 (0.27%) Opscode Chef
5 1 (0.27%) PowerCLI
5 1 (0.27%) Prometheus
5 1 (0.27%) Rundeck
5 1 (0.27%) Terraform
5 1 (0.27%) Tivoli
5 1 (0.27%) ZABBIX
Vendors
1 77 (20.59%) Cisco
2 48 (12.83%) Oracle
3 46 (12.30%) Microsoft
4 45 (12.03%) SAP
5 32 (8.56%) Sun
6 27 (7.22%) F5
7 24 (6.42%) VMware
8 21 (5.61%) Citrix
9 20 (5.35%) CheckPoint
10 14 (3.74%) Juniper
10 14 (3.74%) Remedy
11 13 (3.48%) Apigee
12 12 (3.21%) Blue Coat
13 11 (2.94%) McAfee
14 10 (2.67%) Palo Alto
15 9 (2.41%) Gemalto
15 9 (2.41%) Google
15 9 (2.41%) Symantec
16 8 (2.14%) Splunk
17 6 (1.60%) Novell
London
Venturi
Salary: £50000 - £80000 per annum + car allowance, Bonus, pension etc
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Randstad Technologies
Salary: £60000 - £70000 per annum + Bonus, Pension, Remote working
Posted: 4 days ago
City, London
Modis International
Salary: £60000 - £120000 per annum + Bonus+Bens
Posted: 5 days ago
West Midlands
Interquest - IQ Tech
Salary: £60000 - £65000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
London
Modis International
Posted: 6 days ago
West Midlands
Interquest - IQ Tech
Salary: £60000 - £65000 per annum
Posted: 4 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: bonus
Posted: 3 days ago
Watford, Hertfordshire
Spring Technology
Posted: 5 days ago
Wokingham, Berkshire
People Source Consulting
Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
North London
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 55000 + excellent benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Horsham
Computer Futures
Salary: £75000 - £95000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 14 days ago
Brighton
Computer Futures
Salary: £75000 - £95000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 14 days ago
Bracknell, Berkshire
HiFX Europe Ltd
Salary: From £45,000 to £50,000 per annum + up to 10% bonus + benefits
Posted: 14 days ago
Stockport
Michael Page Technology
Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum + 33 days, exc pen, bonus, flex/ben
Posted: 18 days ago
Leeds
Modis International Ltd
Salary: £60000 - £65000 per annum
Posted: 19 days ago
London
Next Ventures Limited
Posted: 11 days ago
Rossendale
Michael Page Technology
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + good benefits package + training
Posted: 14 days ago
London
Hays London City Cheapside
Salary: £30000.00 - £35000.00 per annum + Benifits
Posted: 14 days ago