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 28 April 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

3 months to
28 Apr 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Committee of Sponsoring Organizations of the Treadway Commission (COSO)
Rank 874 931 945
Rank change year-on-year
+57 +14
Permanent jobs citing COSO 39 16 24
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 0.040% 0.015% 0.022%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 0.34% 0.14% 0.19%
Number of salaries quoted 34 12 22
Average salary £70,000 £69,250 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+1.08% +62.94%
UK excluding London average salary £77,500 £60,000 £60,750
% change year-on-year
+29.16% -1.23%
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
11386 11726 12483
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 11.75% 11.33% 11.27%
Number of salaries quoted 9105 9252 9835
Average salary £50,000 £47,500 £46,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.26% +2.15%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £28,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £72,500 £75,000
UK excluding London average salary £43,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+2.35% +6.25%

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 28 April 2016.

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 28 April 2016. 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 +45 33 £45,000 -40.00% 4
South East +26 5 £77,500 +16.98%
East of England +5 1 £80,000 +77.77%
COSO
UK

COSO
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 28 April 2016, 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 55 (73.33%) ITIL
1 55 (73.33%) COBIT
2 50 (66.67%) CISSP
3 48 (64.00%) Information Security
4 44 (58.67%) Finance
5 38 (50.67%) Risk Management
6 36 (48.00%) Management Information System
7 33 (44.00%) Degree
8 32 (42.67%) ISO/IEC 27001
9 28 (37.33%) Computer Science
10 24 (32.00%) Data Protection
11 17 (22.67%) Project Management
12 16 (21.33%) Change Management
12 16 (21.33%) Configuration Management
13 15 (20.00%) ISO27005
14 14 (18.67%) Vulnerability Management
14 14 (18.67%) CISA
14 14 (18.67%) Firewall
15 13 (17.33%) Identity Management
16 12 (16.00%) ISO 9001
16 12 (16.00%) Windows
16 12 (16.00%) PCI DSS
16 12 (16.00%) Analytical Skills
17 10 (13.33%) ISO22301
17 10 (13.33%) Windows 7
17 10 (13.33%) CRAMM
17 10 (13.33%) Business Process Improvement
17 10 (13.33%) Process Improvement
17 10 (13.33%) Statistics
17 10 (13.33%) Operations Management

COSO
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 28 April 2016, 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 3 (4.00%) MS Excel
2 1 (1.33%) MS Office
2 1 (1.33%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 1 (1.33%) Payment Gateway
Cloud Services
1 4 (5.33%) IaaS
1 4 (5.33%) PaaS
1 4 (5.33%) SaaS
2 1 (1.33%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (1.33%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 14 (18.67%) Firewall
2 7 (9.33%) Network Security
3 4 (5.33%) Cisco IOS
3 4 (5.33%) Extranet
3 4 (5.33%) Internet
3 4 (5.33%) LAN
3 4 (5.33%) SSL
3 4 (5.33%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (5.33%) GIS
2 1 (1.33%) Oracle Reports
General
1 44 (58.67%) Finance
2 3 (4.00%) Banking
2 3 (4.00%) Manufacturing
2 3 (4.00%) Retail
3 2 (2.67%) Legal
4 1 (1.33%) Aerospace
4 1 (1.33%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 19 (25.33%) Security Officer
2 18 (24.00%) Risk Manager
3 17 (22.67%) Information Security Officer
4 16 (21.33%) Information Officer
5 14 (18.67%) Security Manager
6 13 (17.33%) IT Manager
7 12 (16.00%) CISSP Manager
8 10 (13.33%) Release Manager
9 9 (12.00%) IT Risk Manager
10 8 (10.67%) Information Manager
10 8 (10.67%) Information Security Manager
11 7 (9.33%) Analyst
11 7 (9.33%) Security Analyst
12 6 (8.00%) Compliance Manager
12 6 (8.00%) Information Risk Manager
12 6 (8.00%) Information Security Risk Manager
13 5 (6.67%) Information Analyst
13 5 (6.67%) Information Security Analyst
13 5 (6.67%) SAP Manager
14 4 (5.33%) IT Security Manager
Miscellaneous
1 36 (48.00%) Management Information System
2 28 (37.33%) Computer Science
3 12 (16.00%) Analytical Skills
4 10 (13.33%) Statistics
5 4 (5.33%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
5 4 (5.33%) PKI
6 2 (2.67%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
7 1 (1.33%) Cryptography
7 1 (1.33%) Fintech
Operating Systems
1 12 (16.00%) Windows
2 10 (13.33%) Windows 7
3 4 (5.33%) Unix
4 1 (1.33%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 55 (73.33%) ITIL
2 48 (64.00%) Information Security
3 38 (50.67%) Risk Management
4 24 (32.00%) Data Protection
5 17 (22.67%) Project Management
6 16 (21.33%) Change Management
6 16 (21.33%) Configuration Management
7 14 (18.67%) Vulnerability Management
8 13 (17.33%) Identity Management
9 10 (13.33%) Business Process Improvement
9 10 (13.33%) CRAMM
9 10 (13.33%) Data Security
9 10 (13.33%) Operations Management
9 10 (13.33%) Process Improvement
9 10 (13.33%) Software Testing
10 8 (10.67%) Risk Assessment
11 7 (9.33%) ERP
11 7 (9.33%) Security Architecture
11 7 (9.33%) Vulnerability Assessment
12 6 (8.00%) Reverse Engineering
Programming Languages
1 7 (9.33%) Perl
1 7 (9.33%) Python
1 7 (9.33%) Ruby
2 2 (2.67%) C
3 1 (1.33%) SQL
Qualifications
1 50 (66.67%) CISSP
2 33 (44.00%) Degree
3 14 (18.67%) CISA
4 7 (9.33%) CISM
5 6 (8.00%) GCIA
5 6 (8.00%) GCIH
5 6 (8.00%) MBA
5 6 (8.00%) MCSE
5 6 (8.00%) Microsoft Certification
6 4 (5.33%) CITP
7 3 (4.00%) CCIE
7 3 (4.00%) Cisco Certification
7 3 (4.00%) QiCA
8 2 (2.67%) CIMA
8 2 (2.67%) PMI Certification
8 2 (2.67%) PMP
8 2 (2.67%) PRINCE2 Certification
8 2 (2.67%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
9 1 (1.33%) ACCA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 55 (73.33%) COBIT
2 32 (42.67%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 15 (20.00%) ISO27005
4 12 (16.00%) ISO 9001
4 12 (16.00%) PCI DSS
5 10 (13.33%) ISO22301
5 10 (13.33%) Sarbanes-Oxley
6 4 (5.33%) ISAE 3402
6 4 (5.33%) QA
7 2 (2.67%) MiFID
7 2 (2.67%) SAS 70
7 2 (2.67%) SSAE 16
8 1 (1.33%) GAAP
8 1 (1.33%) ISO/IEC 17799
System Software
1 10 (13.33%) VMware Workstation
2 1 (1.33%) Active Directory
2 1 (1.33%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 2 (2.67%) EMC NetWorker
Vendors
1 10 (13.33%) VMware
2 9 (12.00%) SAP
3 7 (9.33%) Cisco
4 4 (5.33%) Citrix
4 4 (5.33%) Oracle
5 1 (1.33%) CA
5 1 (1.33%) Cognizant
5 1 (1.33%) PeopleSoft
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