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 24 October 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
24 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Committee of Sponsoring Organizations of the Treadway Commission (COSO)
Rank 828 833 851
Rank change year-on-year
+5 +18
Permanent jobs citing COSO 48 33 16
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 0.045% 0.032% 0.015%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 0.43% 0.32% 0.14%
Number of salaries quoted 34 28 14
Average salary £62,500 £62,500 £50,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +25.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £45,500 £48,250
10% offered a salary of more than £78,500 £81,000 £86,500
UK excluding London average salary £60,000 £61,250 £52,500
% change year-on-year
-2.04% +16.66%
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
11238 10260 11421
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 10.51% 10.09% 10.71%
Number of salaries quoted 8788 8123 9386
Average salary £45,000 £47,500 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-5.26% +5.55%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,500 £28,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £70,000 £75,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
-1.23% +1.25%

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 24 October 2014.

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 24 October 2014. 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
South East +2 31 £65,000 +6.12% 4
London +13 9 £55,000 -21.42% 1
West Midlands -14 5 £60,000 -
East of England - 3 - -
East Midlands - 1 £36,000 -
North West - 1 £75,000 -
COSO
UK

COSO
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 24 October 2014, 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 47 (70.15%) COBIT
2 38 (56.72%) Finance
3 36 (53.73%) ITIL
4 28 (41.79%) Information Security
5 26 (38.81%) PCI DSS
6 24 (35.82%) Management Information System
6 24 (35.82%) Risk Management
7 22 (32.84%) Change Management
8 20 (29.85%) Degree
9 16 (23.88%) PRINCE2
10 15 (22.39%) Sarbanes-Oxley
10 15 (22.39%) CISA
10 15 (22.39%) Data Protection
11 14 (20.90%) CISM
11 14 (20.90%) CISSP
11 14 (20.90%) ISO/IEC 27001
12 13 (19.40%) Project Management
13 12 (17.91%) PRINCE
13 12 (17.91%) Risk Assessment
14 11 (16.42%) Security Management
14 11 (16.42%) PKI
15 10 (14.93%) Continuous Improvement
16 9 (13.43%) Analytical Skills
16 9 (13.43%) Process Management
16 9 (13.43%) ISO/IEC 17799
16 9 (13.43%) Business Continuity
16 9 (13.43%) MS PowerPoint
17 8 (11.94%) Middleware
17 8 (11.94%) MS Visio
18 7 (10.45%) Microsoft

COSO
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 24 October 2014, 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 9 (13.43%) MS PowerPoint
2 8 (11.94%) MS Visio
3 7 (10.45%) MS Excel
4 4 (5.97%) MS Project
5 3 (4.48%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 6 (8.96%) X.509
1 6 (8.96%) LDAP
2 5 (7.46%) Firewall
2 5 (7.46%) SSH
2 5 (7.46%) Intrusion Detection
2 5 (7.46%) HTTP
2 5 (7.46%) VPN
2 5 (7.46%) SSL
3 4 (5.97%) Internet
3 4 (5.97%) Broadband
4 1 (1.49%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (1.49%) Oracle Reports
General
1 38 (56.72%) Finance
2 5 (7.46%) Legal
2 5 (7.46%) Telecoms
3 3 (4.48%) Banking
4 2 (2.99%) German Language
5 1 (1.49%) Spanish Language
5 1 (1.49%) Retail
5 1 (1.49%) French Language
5 1 (1.49%) Advertising
5 1 (1.49%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 12 (17.91%) Security Manager
2 10 (14.93%) Auditor
2 10 (14.93%) Information Manager
2 10 (14.93%) Information Security Manager
2 10 (14.93%) Audit Manager
3 9 (13.43%) IT Auditor
4 8 (11.94%) Analyst
5 6 (8.96%) Project Manager
5 6 (8.96%) Security Specialist
5 6 (8.96%) Risk Manager
6 5 (7.46%) Security Analyst
6 5 (7.46%) Incident Analyst
7 4 (5.97%) Junior
7 4 (5.97%) IT Audit Manager
8 3 (4.48%) Service Manager
8 3 (4.48%) Consultant
8 3 (4.48%) Service Improvement Manager
9 2 (2.99%) Senior Information Security Analyst
9 2 (2.99%) Cyber Security Analyst
9 2 (2.99%) Senior Information Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (11.94%) Middleware
2 1 (1.49%) SailPoint
Miscellaneous
1 24 (35.82%) Management Information System
2 11 (16.42%) PKI
3 9 (13.43%) Analytical Skills
4 6 (8.96%) Algorithms
4 6 (8.96%) Cryptography
5 4 (5.97%) Smartphone
5 4 (5.97%) Data Protection Act
6 3 (4.48%) Computer Science
6 3 (4.48%) FMCG
Operating Systems
1 6 (8.96%) Windows
2 5 (7.46%) AIX
2 5 (7.46%) Solaris
2 5 (7.46%) Linux
3 1 (1.49%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 36 (53.73%) ITIL
2 28 (41.79%) Information Security
3 24 (35.82%) Risk Management
4 22 (32.84%) Change Management
5 16 (23.88%) PRINCE2
6 15 (22.39%) Data Protection
7 13 (19.40%) Project Management
8 12 (17.91%) PRINCE
8 12 (17.91%) Risk Assessment
9 11 (16.42%) Security Management
10 10 (14.93%) Continuous Improvement
11 9 (13.43%) Business Continuity
11 9 (13.43%) Process Management
12 7 (10.45%) ERP
12 7 (10.45%) Programme Management
13 6 (8.96%) Agile Software Development
13 6 (8.96%) Resource Management
13 6 (8.96%) Disaster Recovery
13 6 (8.96%) Data Security
14 5 (7.46%) Information Security Management
Programming Languages
1 2 (2.99%) VB
2 1 (1.49%) SQL
Qualifications
1 20 (29.85%) Degree
2 15 (22.39%) CISA
3 14 (20.90%) CISM
3 14 (20.90%) CISSP
4 7 (10.45%) SC Cleared
4 7 (10.45%) Security Cleared
5 5 (7.46%) GCIA
5 5 (7.46%) GCIH
6 3 (4.48%) CGEIT
6 3 (4.48%) CRISC
7 1 (1.49%) ITIL Certification
7 1 (1.49%) ACCA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 47 (70.15%) COBIT
2 26 (38.81%) PCI DSS
3 15 (22.39%) Sarbanes-Oxley
4 14 (20.90%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 9 (13.43%) ISO/IEC 17799
6 7 (10.45%) ISO 9001
7 1 (1.49%) GAAP
7 1 (1.49%) QA
Systems Management
1 4 (5.97%) McAfee ePO
Vendors
1 7 (10.45%) SAP
1 7 (10.45%) Microsoft
2 5 (7.46%) Cisco
2 5 (7.46%) JD Edwards
2 5 (7.46%) Symantec
3 4 (5.97%) McAfee
3 4 (5.97%) Oracle
3 4 (5.97%) Varonis
4 1 (1.49%) Cognizant
4 1 (1.49%) CA
4 1 (1.49%) PeopleSoft
4 1 (1.49%) Tripwire
South East London
Via Resource
Posted: 2 days ago
Havant, Hampshire
Advanced Resource Managers
Salary: £55000 - £75000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Newbury, Berkshire
Spencer Rose
Salary: From £75,000 to £85,000 per annum generous car allowance bonus scheme
Posted: 5 days ago
Hampshire
Streamline Connections
Salary: £60000 - £75000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
Henley-On-Thames, Oxfordshire
INVESCO
Posted: 10 days ago