The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in the West Midlands 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 24 June 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Sarbanes-Oxley (SOX, Sarbox)
England / West Midlands
3 months to
24 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 217 206 222
Rank change year-on-year -11 +16  
Permanent jobs citing Sarbanes-Oxley 10 32 7
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands 0.20% 0.52% 0.12%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 1.55% 3.44% 0.98%
Number of salaries quoted 7 29 6
Median salary £35,000 £62,500 £46,250
Median salary % change year-on-year -44.00% +35.13%  
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £45,000 £42,250
10% offered a salary of more than £45,500 £75,000 £65,000
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £52,625 £53,750
% change year-on-year -14.48% -2.09%  

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 advertised in the West Midlands with a requirement for quality assurance and compliance skills.

Quality Assurance & Compliance Skills
West Midlands
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for quality assurance and compliance skills 647 930 715
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the West Midlands 12.68% 15.03% 12.47%
Number of salaries quoted 502 634 541
Median salary £45,000 £45,000 £38,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - +16.88%  
90% offered a salary of more than £25,500 £27,500 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £65,000 £70,000
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year - +5.88%  

Sarbanes-Oxley
Job Vacancy Trend in the West Midlands

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in the West Midlands 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 West Midlands

Sarbanes-Oxley
Salary Trend in the West Midlands

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Sarbanes-Oxley in the West Midlands.

Salary trend for Sarbanes-Oxley in the West Midlands

Sarbanes-Oxley
Salary Histogram in the West Midlands

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Sarbanes-Oxley in the West Midlands over the 3 months to 24 June 2017.

Salary histogram for Sarbanes-Oxley in the West Midlands

Sarbanes-Oxley
Job Locations in the West Midlands

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Sarbanes-Oxley within the West Midlands region over the 3 months to 24 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
Staffordshire +7 4 £32,500 -51.85% 2
Birmingham -4 2 - -
Coventry - 2 £42,500 -
Solihull - 1 £50,000 -
Sarbanes-Oxley
England

For the 6 months to 24 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 across the West Midlands region with a requirement for Sarbanes-Oxley.

1 10 (62.50%) ITIL
2 5 (31.25%) Finance
2 5 (31.25%) Cisco
3 4 (25.00%) CCSA
3 4 (25.00%) ISO/IEC 20000
3 4 (25.00%) Cisco Certification
3 4 (25.00%) Microsoft Certification
3 4 (25.00%) MCSE
3 4 (25.00%) CCNP
3 4 (25.00%) CCNA
3 4 (25.00%) Driving Licence
4 3 (18.75%) Root Cause Analysis
4 3 (18.75%) SAP
4 3 (18.75%) Information Security
5 2 (12.50%) Retail
5 2 (12.50%) Business Continuity
5 2 (12.50%) VMware
5 2 (12.50%) PCI DSS
5 2 (12.50%) PCI QSA
5 2 (12.50%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 2 (12.50%) Active Directory
5 2 (12.50%) CISSP
5 2 (12.50%) LAN
5 2 (12.50%) WLAN
5 2 (12.50%) WAN
5 2 (12.50%) GxP
5 2 (12.50%) Windows
5 2 (12.50%) Linux
5 2 (12.50%) Oracle
5 2 (12.50%) SQL Server

Sarbanes-Oxley
Co-occurring IT Skills in the West Midlands 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:

Applications
1 1 (6.25%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 1 (6.25%) SAP APO
1 1 (6.25%) SAP LE
1 1 (6.25%) SAP MM
1 1 (6.25%) SAP SD
Communications & Networking
1 2 (12.50%) Firewall
1 2 (12.50%) LAN
1 2 (12.50%) MPLS
1 2 (12.50%) WAN
1 2 (12.50%) Wireless
1 2 (12.50%) WLAN
2 1 (6.25%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (12.50%) SQL Server
General
1 5 (31.25%) Finance
2 2 (12.50%) Retail
3 1 (6.25%) Billing
Job Titles
1 5 (31.25%) Analyst
2 3 (18.75%) Compliance Manager
3 2 (12.50%) Consultant
3 2 (12.50%) Delivery Manager
3 2 (12.50%) Information Manager
3 2 (12.50%) Information Security Manager
3 2 (12.50%) IT Manager
3 2 (12.50%) Network Analyst
3 2 (12.50%) NOC Engineer
3 2 (12.50%) Security Manager
3 2 (12.50%) Service Manager
3 2 (12.50%) Services Delivery Manager
4 1 (6.25%) Applications Manager
4 1 (6.25%) Compliance Consultant
4 1 (6.25%) Data Manager
4 1 (6.25%) IT Security Analyst
4 1 (6.25%) SAP Analyst
4 1 (6.25%) SAP Consultant
4 1 (6.25%) Security Analyst
4 1 (6.25%) Solutions Analyst
Miscellaneous
1 4 (25.00%) Driving Licence
2 2 (12.50%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (12.50%) Data Centre
Operating Systems
1 2 (12.50%) Linux
1 2 (12.50%) Windows
1 2 (12.50%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (62.50%) ITIL
2 3 (18.75%) Information Security
2 3 (18.75%) Root Cause Analysis
3 2 (12.50%) Business Continuity
3 2 (12.50%) Customer Requirements
3 2 (12.50%) Data Privacy
3 2 (12.50%) Data Security
3 2 (12.50%) Internal Audit
3 2 (12.50%) ITSM
3 2 (12.50%) Matrix Organization
3 2 (12.50%) Network Architecture
3 2 (12.50%) Order to Cash
3 2 (12.50%) Process Improvement
3 2 (12.50%) Service Delivery
3 2 (12.50%) Service Delivery Management
3 2 (12.50%) Service Management
4 1 (6.25%) Data Loss Prevention
4 1 (6.25%) ERP
4 1 (6.25%) PRINCE2
4 1 (6.25%) Process Management
Qualifications
1 4 (25.00%) CCNA
1 4 (25.00%) CCNP
1 4 (25.00%) CCSA
1 4 (25.00%) Cisco Certification
1 4 (25.00%) MCSE
1 4 (25.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 2 (12.50%) CISM
2 2 (12.50%) CISSP
2 2 (12.50%) ITIL Certification
2 2 (12.50%) PCI QSA
3 1 (6.25%) ACCA
3 1 (6.25%) CIMA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (25.00%) ISO/IEC 20000
2 2 (12.50%) GxP
2 2 (12.50%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 2 (12.50%) PCI DSS
3 1 (6.25%) ISAE 3402
3 1 (6.25%) PMO
System Software
1 2 (12.50%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 1 (6.25%) McAfee ePO
Vendors
1 5 (31.25%) Cisco
2 3 (18.75%) SAP
3 2 (12.50%) Oracle
3 2 (12.50%) VMware
4 1 (6.25%) CheckPoint
4 1 (6.25%) McAfee
4 1 (6.25%) Microsoft
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