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

Location
3 months to
20 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Committee of Sponsoring Organizations of the Treadway Commission (COSO)
Rank 831 831 878
Rank change year-on-year
0 +47
Permanent jobs citing COSO 45 31 16
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 0.042% 0.031% 0.015%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 0.40% 0.30% 0.14%
Number of salaries quoted 31 27 14
Average salary £65,000 £61,500 £50,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.69% +23.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £45,500 £48,250
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £75,750 £86,500
UK excluding London average salary £62,500 £63,750 £52,500
% change year-on-year
-1.96% +21.42%
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
11248 10227 11640
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 10.53% 10.12% 10.71%
Number of salaries quoted 8790 8074 9572
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 £27,000 £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 20 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 20 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 +9 29 £65,000 +4.00% 5
London +5 9 £55,000 -9.09%
West Midlands -18 5 £60,000 -
East of England - 3 - -
North West - 1 £75,000 -
COSO
UK

COSO
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 20 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 45 (70.31%) COBIT
2 35 (54.69%) ITIL
2 35 (54.69%) Finance
3 27 (42.19%) Information Security
4 25 (39.06%) PCI DSS
5 24 (37.50%) Management Information System
5 24 (37.50%) Risk Management
6 21 (32.81%) Change Management
7 20 (31.25%) Degree
8 16 (25.00%) PRINCE2
9 15 (23.44%) Sarbanes-Oxley
9 15 (23.44%) CISA
9 15 (23.44%) Data Protection
10 14 (21.88%) ISO/IEC 27001
10 14 (21.88%) CISM
10 14 (21.88%) CISSP
11 13 (20.31%) Project Management
12 12 (18.75%) Risk Assessment
13 11 (17.19%) Security Management
13 11 (17.19%) PRINCE
14 10 (15.63%) PKI
14 10 (15.63%) Continuous Improvement
15 9 (14.06%) Analytical Skills
15 9 (14.06%) Business Continuity
15 9 (14.06%) Process Management
15 9 (14.06%) ISO/IEC 17799
16 8 (12.50%) Middleware
16 8 (12.50%) MS Visio
16 8 (12.50%) MS PowerPoint
17 7 (10.94%) SC Cleared

COSO
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 20 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 8 (12.50%) MS Visio
1 8 (12.50%) MS PowerPoint
2 7 (10.94%) MS Excel
3 4 (6.25%) MS Project
4 3 (4.69%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 5 (7.81%) HTTP
1 5 (7.81%) VPN
1 5 (7.81%) SSL
1 5 (7.81%) X.509
1 5 (7.81%) Firewall
1 5 (7.81%) SSH
1 5 (7.81%) Intrusion Detection
1 5 (7.81%) LDAP
2 4 (6.25%) Broadband
2 4 (6.25%) Internet
3 1 (1.56%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (1.56%) Oracle Reports
General
1 35 (54.69%) Finance
2 5 (7.81%) Legal
2 5 (7.81%) Telecoms
3 2 (3.13%) Banking
3 2 (3.13%) German Language
4 1 (1.56%) Spanish Language
4 1 (1.56%) Retail
4 1 (1.56%) French Language
4 1 (1.56%) Advertising
4 1 (1.56%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 12 (18.75%) Security Manager
2 10 (15.63%) Information Manager
2 10 (15.63%) Information Security Manager
2 10 (15.63%) Audit Manager
3 9 (14.06%) Auditor
4 8 (12.50%) IT Auditor
5 7 (10.94%) Analyst
6 6 (9.38%) Project Manager
6 6 (9.38%) Security Specialist
6 6 (9.38%) Risk Manager
7 5 (7.81%) Security Analyst
7 5 (7.81%) Incident Analyst
8 4 (6.25%) IT Audit Manager
9 3 (4.69%) Service Manager
9 3 (4.69%) Consultant
9 3 (4.69%) Junior
9 3 (4.69%) Service Improvement Manager
10 2 (3.13%) Senior Information Security Analyst
10 2 (3.13%) Head of Security
10 2 (3.13%) Cyber Security Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (12.50%) Middleware
2 1 (1.56%) SailPoint
Miscellaneous
1 24 (37.50%) Management Information System
2 10 (15.63%) PKI
3 9 (14.06%) Analytical Skills
4 5 (7.81%) Algorithms
4 5 (7.81%) Cryptography
5 4 (6.25%) Smartphone
5 4 (6.25%) Data Protection Act
6 3 (4.69%) Computer Science
6 3 (4.69%) FMCG
Operating Systems
1 6 (9.38%) Windows
2 5 (7.81%) AIX
2 5 (7.81%) Solaris
2 5 (7.81%) Linux
3 1 (1.56%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 35 (54.69%) ITIL
2 27 (42.19%) Information Security
3 24 (37.50%) Risk Management
4 21 (32.81%) Change Management
5 16 (25.00%) PRINCE2
6 15 (23.44%) Data Protection
7 13 (20.31%) Project Management
8 12 (18.75%) Risk Assessment
9 11 (17.19%) PRINCE
9 11 (17.19%) Security Management
10 10 (15.63%) Continuous Improvement
11 9 (14.06%) Business Continuity
11 9 (14.06%) Process Management
12 7 (10.94%) ERP
12 7 (10.94%) Programme Management
13 6 (9.38%) Agile Software Development
13 6 (9.38%) Resource Management
13 6 (9.38%) Data Security
14 5 (7.81%) Information Security Management
14 5 (7.81%) Disaster Recovery
Programming Languages
1 2 (3.13%) VB
2 1 (1.56%) SQL
Qualifications
1 20 (31.25%) Degree
2 15 (23.44%) CISA
3 14 (21.88%) CISM
3 14 (21.88%) CISSP
4 7 (10.94%) SC Cleared
4 7 (10.94%) Security Cleared
5 5 (7.81%) GCIA
5 5 (7.81%) GCIH
6 3 (4.69%) CGEIT
6 3 (4.69%) CRISC
7 1 (1.56%) ITIL Certification
7 1 (1.56%) ACCA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 45 (70.31%) COBIT
2 25 (39.06%) PCI DSS
3 15 (23.44%) Sarbanes-Oxley
4 14 (21.88%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 9 (14.06%) ISO/IEC 17799
6 7 (10.94%) ISO 9001
7 1 (1.56%) GAAP
7 1 (1.56%) QA
Systems Management
1 4 (6.25%) McAfee ePO
Vendors
1 7 (10.94%) SAP
1 7 (10.94%) Microsoft
2 5 (7.81%) Cisco
2 5 (7.81%) JD Edwards
2 5 (7.81%) Symantec
3 4 (6.25%) McAfee
3 4 (6.25%) Oracle
3 4 (6.25%) Varonis
4 1 (1.56%) Cognizant
4 1 (1.56%) CA
4 1 (1.56%) PeopleSoft
4 1 (1.56%) Tripwire
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Salary: £30000 - £42000 per annum + Pension Bonus
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