The table below looks at the statistics for COSO skills in IT jobs advertised for the England region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited COSO over the 3 months to 3 July 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
3 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Committee of Sponsoring Organizations of the Treadway Commission (COSO)
Rank 865 887 828
Rank change year-on-year
+22 -59
Permanent jobs citing COSO 13 14 27
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 0.013% 0.013% 0.027%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 0.12% 0.12% 0.26%
Number of salaries quoted 12 9 11
Average salary £72,500 £57,500 £55,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+26.08% +4.54%
90% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £45,800 £40,000
10% offered a salary of more than £80,000 £76,800 £92,500
UK excluding London average salary £62,500 £58,250 £47,500
% change year-on-year
+7.29% +22.63%
COSO
UK

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Quality Assurance & Compliance category in permanent jobs advertised in the England region.

Quality Assurance & Compliance Category
England
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Quality Assurance & Compliance category
11026 11773 10281
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 10.68% 10.67% 10.11%
Number of salaries quoted 8812 9192 8390
Average salary £46,250 £46,000 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+0.54% +2.22%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,500 £28,000
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £71,500 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £41,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.75% -

COSO
Jobs Demand Trend in England

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing COSO across the England region as a proportion of the total demand within the Quality Assurance & Compliance category.

COSO Jobs Demand Trend in England

COSO
Salary Trend in England

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing COSO across the England region.

COSO Salary Trend in England

COSO
Salary Histogram in England

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing COSO across the England region over the 3 months to 3 July 2015.

COSO Salary Histogram in England

COSO
Job Locations in England

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing COSO within the England region over the 3 months to 3 July 2015. 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
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Average Salary
Last 3 Months
Average Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
London +30 12 £72,500 +61.11% 1
South East +9 1 £62,500 +0.80%
COSO
UK

COSO
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 3 July 2015, IT jobs across the England region citing COSO also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled that cited COSO.

1 19 (67.86%) Risk Management
2 16 (57.14%) CISSP
2 16 (57.14%) Information Security
3 15 (53.57%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 15 (53.57%) COBIT
3 15 (53.57%) CISM
4 13 (46.43%) CISA
5 11 (39.29%) Finance
6 8 (28.57%) Security Management
6 8 (28.57%) ISMS
6 8 (28.57%) Legal
6 8 (28.57%) Stakeholder Management
6 8 (28.57%) CRISC
7 7 (25.00%) Change Management
7 7 (25.00%) Information Security Management
7 7 (25.00%) ITIL
8 6 (21.43%) Taxonomies
8 6 (21.43%) Management Information System
8 6 (21.43%) CSSLP
8 6 (21.43%) SDLC
9 4 (14.29%) CIMA
9 4 (14.29%) SAP
9 4 (14.29%) ERP
10 3 (10.71%) Degree
10 3 (10.71%) Computer Science
10 3 (10.71%) Project Management
10 3 (10.71%) Oracle
10 3 (10.71%) Disaster Recovery
10 3 (10.71%) Analytical Skills
11 2 (7.14%) PCI DSS

COSO
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 3 July 2015, IT jobs across the England region citing COSO also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled that cited COSO. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Applications
1 2 (7.14%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (3.57%) Oracle ERP
1 1 (3.57%) Oracle EBS R12
Cloud Services
1 2 (7.14%) SaaS
General
1 11 (39.29%) Finance
2 8 (28.57%) Legal
3 2 (7.14%) Banking
3 2 (7.14%) Retail
Job Titles
1 10 (35.71%) Risk Manager
2 6 (21.43%) Information Manager
2 6 (21.43%) Information Security Manager
2 6 (21.43%) Security Manager
2 6 (21.43%) Information Security Risk Manager
2 6 (21.43%) Information Risk Manager
3 5 (17.86%) Risk Officer
3 5 (17.86%) Analyst
4 4 (14.29%) Risk Analyst
5 3 (10.71%) IT Risk Analyst
6 2 (7.14%) Head of Security
6 2 (7.14%) IT Risk Manager
7 1 (3.57%) Information Analyst
7 1 (3.57%) Senior IT Auditor
7 1 (3.57%) Security Architect
7 1 (3.57%) Consultant
7 1 (3.57%) Audit Manager
7 1 (3.57%) Senior Manager
7 1 (3.57%) IT Auditor
7 1 (3.57%) Security Analyst
Miscellaneous
1 6 (21.43%) Management Information System
1 6 (21.43%) Taxonomies
2 3 (10.71%) Computer Science
2 3 (10.71%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (3.57%) BYOD
3 1 (3.57%) Data Centre
Operating Systems
1 1 (3.57%) UNIX
1 1 (3.57%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 19 (67.86%) Risk Management
2 16 (57.14%) Information Security
3 8 (28.57%) Stakeholder Management
3 8 (28.57%) ISMS
3 8 (28.57%) Security Management
4 7 (25.00%) Information Security Management
4 7 (25.00%) ITIL
4 7 (25.00%) Change Management
5 6 (21.43%) SDLC
6 4 (14.29%) ERP
7 3 (10.71%) Disaster Recovery
7 3 (10.71%) Project Management
8 2 (7.14%) PRINCE2
8 2 (7.14%) Business Continuity
8 2 (7.14%) Business Development
8 2 (7.14%) Continuous Improvement
8 2 (7.14%) Change Control
9 1 (3.57%) Vulnerability Management
9 1 (3.57%) Cyber Security
9 1 (3.57%) Business Continuity Management
Programming Languages
1 1 (3.57%) C
1 1 (3.57%) SQL
Qualifications
1 16 (57.14%) CISSP
2 15 (53.57%) CISM
3 13 (46.43%) CISA
4 8 (28.57%) CRISC
5 6 (21.43%) CSSLP
6 4 (14.29%) CIMA
7 3 (10.71%) Degree
8 2 (7.14%) PMP
8 2 (7.14%) PMI Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 15 (53.57%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 15 (53.57%) COBIT
2 2 (7.14%) PCI DSS
2 2 (7.14%) Sarbanes-Oxley
3 1 (3.57%) ISO/IEC 17799
3 1 (3.57%) ISO 9001
Systems Management
1 2 (7.14%) EMC NetWorker
Vendors
1 4 (14.29%) SAP
2 3 (10.71%) Oracle
3 1 (3.57%) Symantec
3 1 (3.57%) Tripwire