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

Location
3 months to
20 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Committee of Sponsoring Organizations of the Treadway Commission (COSO)
Rank 834 825 860
Rank change year-on-year
-9 +35
Permanent jobs citing COSO 36 31 14
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 0.033% 0.030% 0.012%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 0.31% 0.29% 0.12%
Number of salaries quoted 21 20 9
Average salary £60,000 £73,750 £55,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-18.64% +34.09%
90% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £60,000 £50,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £92,500 £100,000
UK excluding London average salary £60,000 £65,000 £55,000
% change year-on-year
-7.69% +18.18%
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
11504 10544 11559
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 10.68% 10.33% 10.29%
Number of salaries quoted 8952 8366 9581
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 £27,500 £28,000 £28,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £70,000 £75,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £42,000
% change year-on-year
- -4.76%

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 August 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 August 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
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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 +4 22 £65,000 - 2
West Midlands - 6 - -
East of England - 6 - -
East Midlands - 3 £76,000 -
North West -11 2 £47,250 -17.82%
London -24 2 - -
South West - 1 £55,000 -
COSO
UK

COSO
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 20 August 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 44 (83.02%) COBIT
2 33 (62.26%) ITIL
2 33 (62.26%) Finance
3 23 (43.40%) Management Information System
3 23 (43.40%) Risk Management
4 21 (39.62%) Information Security
5 18 (33.96%) CISSP
6 17 (32.08%) Change Management
7 15 (28.30%) Risk Assessment
7 15 (28.30%) Data Protection
7 15 (28.30%) PCI DSS
8 14 (26.42%) Sarbanes-Oxley
9 13 (24.53%) CISA
9 13 (24.53%) ISO/IEC 27001
9 13 (24.53%) Degree
10 12 (22.64%) CISM
10 12 (22.64%) PRINCE2
11 11 (20.75%) ISO/IEC 17799
12 9 (16.98%) Programme Management
12 9 (16.98%) Continuous Improvement
13 8 (15.09%) Process Management
13 8 (15.09%) Security Management
13 8 (15.09%) Middleware
13 8 (15.09%) Resource Management
14 7 (13.21%) Data Security
14 7 (13.21%) Project Management
15 6 (11.32%) ERP
15 6 (11.32%) MS Visio
15 6 (11.32%) PRINCE
15 6 (11.32%) SAP

COSO
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 20 August 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 6 (11.32%) MS Visio
2 5 (9.43%) MS Excel
3 4 (7.55%) MS Project
4 1 (1.89%) MS Office
4 1 (1.89%) MS PowerPoint
Communications & Networking
1 5 (9.43%) HTTP
1 5 (9.43%) VPN
1 5 (9.43%) SSL
1 5 (9.43%) Firewall
1 5 (9.43%) SSH
1 5 (9.43%) Intrusion Detection
2 3 (5.66%) Broadband
2 3 (5.66%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (1.89%) Oracle Reports
General
1 33 (62.26%) Finance
2 4 (7.55%) Legal
2 4 (7.55%) Banking
3 3 (5.66%) Telecoms
4 2 (3.77%) German Language
5 1 (1.89%) Spanish Language
5 1 (1.89%) Publishing
5 1 (1.89%) Retail
5 1 (1.89%) Investment Banking
5 1 (1.89%) French Language
Job Titles
1 12 (22.64%) Security Manager
2 10 (18.87%) Information Manager
2 10 (18.87%) Information Security Manager
3 9 (16.98%) Analyst
4 8 (15.09%) Audit Manager
4 8 (15.09%) Security Specialist
5 6 (11.32%) Security Analyst
5 6 (11.32%) Project Manager
5 6 (11.32%) Auditor
6 5 (9.43%) IT Auditor
6 5 (9.43%) Incident Analyst
7 4 (7.55%) Risk Manager
8 3 (5.66%) Service Improvement Manager
8 3 (5.66%) Service Manager
9 2 (3.77%) Senior IT Auditor
9 2 (3.77%) Senior Auditor
9 2 (3.77%) Risk Analyst
9 2 (3.77%) Information Security Analyst
9 2 (3.77%) Operational Risk Manager
9 2 (3.77%) Information Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (15.09%) Middleware
2 1 (1.89%) iXBRL
2 1 (1.89%) SailPoint
2 1 (1.89%) XBRL
Miscellaneous
1 23 (43.40%) Management Information System
2 5 (9.43%) PKI
2 5 (9.43%) Computer Science
3 4 (7.55%) FMCG
4 3 (5.66%) Smartphone
4 3 (5.66%) Data Protection Act
Operating Systems
1 6 (11.32%) Windows
2 5 (9.43%) AIX
2 5 (9.43%) Solaris
2 5 (9.43%) Linux
3 1 (1.89%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 33 (62.26%) ITIL
2 23 (43.40%) Risk Management
3 21 (39.62%) Information Security
4 17 (32.08%) Change Management
5 15 (28.30%) Risk Assessment
5 15 (28.30%) Data Protection
6 12 (22.64%) PRINCE2
7 9 (16.98%) Programme Management
7 9 (16.98%) Continuous Improvement
8 8 (15.09%) Security Management
8 8 (15.09%) Resource Management
8 8 (15.09%) Process Management
9 7 (13.21%) Project Management
9 7 (13.21%) Data Security
10 6 (11.32%) ERP
10 6 (11.32%) PRINCE
11 5 (9.43%) Network Architecture
11 5 (9.43%) Document Management
11 5 (9.43%) Vulnerability Assessment
11 5 (9.43%) Data Analysis
Programming Languages
1 1 (1.89%) SQL
Qualifications
1 18 (33.96%) CISSP
2 13 (24.53%) CISA
2 13 (24.53%) Degree
3 12 (22.64%) CISM
4 6 (11.32%) SC Cleared
4 6 (11.32%) Security Cleared
5 5 (9.43%) GCIA
5 5 (9.43%) GCIH
6 4 (7.55%) CGEIT
7 2 (3.77%) ACCA
7 2 (3.77%) GIAC
8 1 (1.89%) ITIL Certification
8 1 (1.89%) CIMA
8 1 (1.89%) MBA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 44 (83.02%) COBIT
2 15 (28.30%) PCI DSS
3 14 (26.42%) Sarbanes-Oxley
4 13 (24.53%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 11 (20.75%) ISO/IEC 17799
6 6 (11.32%) ISO 9001
7 2 (3.77%) GAAP
8 1 (1.89%) Basel III
8 1 (1.89%) Solvency II
8 1 (1.89%) COREP
8 1 (1.89%) FINREP
Systems Management
1 4 (7.55%) McAfee ePO
Vendors
1 6 (11.32%) SAP
2 5 (9.43%) Cisco
2 5 (9.43%) Microsoft
2 5 (9.43%) Symantec
3 4 (7.55%) McAfee
3 4 (7.55%) JD Edwards
3 4 (7.55%) Varonis
4 2 (3.77%) Oracle
5 1 (1.89%) PeopleSoft
5 1 (1.89%) Tripwire
5 1 (1.89%) Cognizant
5 1 (1.89%) CA
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