The table below looks at the statistics for COSO skills in IT jobs advertised for the England region. Included is a guide to the salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited COSO over the 3 months to 29 September 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
29 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Committee of Sponsoring Organizations of the Treadway Commission (COSO)
Rank 864 926 921
Rank change year-on-year
+62 -5
Permanent jobs citing COSO 15 18 46
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 0.017% 0.018% 0.043%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 0.14% 0.15% 0.38%
Number of salaries quoted 14 15 28
Median salary £70,000 £75,000 £62,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
-6.66% +20.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £50,000 £35,000
10% offered a salary of more than £90,000 £89,000 £73,250
UK excluding London median salary £85,000 £75,000 £60,000
% change year-on-year
+13.33% +25.00%
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
10842 11849 12227
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 12.13% 11.61% 11.44%
Number of salaries quoted 8559 9569 9552
Median salary £50,000 £47,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+5.26% +5.55%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £28,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £70,000 £75,000
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+5.88% +6.25%

COSO
Jobs Demand Trend in England

The demand trend of job ads across the England region citing COSO as a proportion of all IT jobs with a match in 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 29 September 2016.

COSO Salary Histogram in England

COSO
Job Locations in England

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing COSO within the England region over the 3 months to 29 September 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
South East - 10 £85,000 -
London +37 4 £70,000 +24.44%
Yorkshire - 1 - -
COSO
UK

COSO
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 29 September 2016, IT jobs citing COSO also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the England region with a requirement for COSO.

1 33 (91.67%) ITIL
2 31 (86.11%) COBIT
3 27 (75.00%) Information Security
4 25 (69.44%) CISSP
5 19 (52.78%) Degree
6 18 (50.00%) Finance
7 17 (47.22%) ISO/IEC 27001
8 16 (44.44%) Computer Science
9 14 (38.89%) Analytical Skills
9 14 (38.89%) Risk Management
10 11 (30.56%) Data Protection
10 11 (30.56%) ISO27005
10 11 (30.56%) Management Information System
11 9 (25.00%) Project Management
12 8 (22.22%) Oracle
13 7 (19.44%) CISA
14 6 (16.67%) Vulnerability Assessment
14 6 (16.67%) SQL
14 6 (16.67%) Service Delivery
14 6 (16.67%) Change Management
14 6 (16.67%) Database Security
15 5 (13.89%) CISM
15 5 (13.89%) Unix
15 5 (13.89%) Identity Management
15 5 (13.89%) Data Security
15 5 (13.89%) Security Management
15 5 (13.89%) Risk Assessment
16 4 (11.11%) Stakeholder Management
16 4 (11.11%) Business Continuity
16 4 (11.11%) Firewall

COSO
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Applications
1 4 (11.11%) MS Excel
2 2 (5.56%) MS Project
2 2 (5.56%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 3 (8.33%) IaaS
1 3 (8.33%) PaaS
1 3 (8.33%) SaaS
2 2 (5.56%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 4 (11.11%) Firewall
2 1 (2.78%) Cisco IOS
2 1 (2.78%) Network Security
General
1 18 (50.00%) Finance
2 4 (11.11%) Banking
3 2 (5.56%) Legal
Job Titles
1 12 (33.33%) Security Officer
2 11 (30.56%) Information Officer
2 11 (30.56%) Information Security Officer
3 10 (27.78%) Risk Manager
4 7 (19.44%) Information Manager
4 7 (19.44%) Information Security Manager
4 7 (19.44%) Security Manager
5 6 (16.67%) CISSP Manager
6 5 (13.89%) Information Risk Manager
6 5 (13.89%) Information Security Risk Manager
6 5 (13.89%) IT Manager
6 5 (13.89%) IT Risk Manager
7 3 (8.33%) Analyst
7 3 (8.33%) Security Analyst
7 3 (8.33%) Test Manager
8 2 (5.56%) Compliance Analyst
8 2 (5.56%) Cybersecurity Analyst
8 2 (5.56%) IT Security Officer
8 2 (5.56%) Senior Data Warehouse Specialist
9 1 (2.78%) IT Analyst
Miscellaneous
1 16 (44.44%) Computer Science
2 14 (38.89%) Analytical Skills
3 11 (30.56%) Management Information System
4 4 (11.11%) Enterprise Cloud
5 3 (8.33%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
6 2 (5.56%) Cyberthreat
6 2 (5.56%) Data Centre
6 2 (5.56%) Security Operations Centre
Operating Systems
1 5 (13.89%) Unix
2 4 (11.11%) Windows
3 2 (5.56%) Solaris
3 2 (5.56%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 33 (91.67%) ITIL
2 27 (75.00%) Information Security
3 14 (38.89%) Risk Management
4 11 (30.56%) Data Protection
5 9 (25.00%) Project Management
6 6 (16.67%) Change Management
6 6 (16.67%) Database Security
6 6 (16.67%) Service Delivery
6 6 (16.67%) Vulnerability Assessment
7 5 (13.89%) Data Security
7 5 (13.89%) Identity Management
7 5 (13.89%) Risk Assessment
7 5 (13.89%) Security Management
8 4 (11.11%) Analytics
8 4 (11.11%) B2B
8 4 (11.11%) Business Continuity
8 4 (11.11%) Stakeholder Management
9 3 (8.33%) Cybersecurity
9 3 (8.33%) Security Operations
9 3 (8.33%) Test Strategy
Programming Languages
1 6 (16.67%) SQL
2 3 (8.33%) C
3 1 (2.78%) Perl
3 1 (2.78%) Python
3 1 (2.78%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 25 (69.44%) CISSP
2 19 (52.78%) Degree
3 7 (19.44%) CISA
4 5 (13.89%) CISM
5 4 (11.11%) QiCA
6 2 (5.56%) CIMA
6 2 (5.56%) PCI QSA
6 2 (5.56%) PMI Certification
6 2 (5.56%) PMP
7 1 (2.78%) GCIA
7 1 (2.78%) GCIH
7 1 (2.78%) MBA
7 1 (2.78%) MCSE
7 1 (2.78%) Microsoft Certification
7 1 (2.78%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 31 (86.11%) COBIT
2 17 (47.22%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 11 (30.56%) ISO27005
4 4 (11.11%) BS25999
4 4 (11.11%) ISAE 3402
4 4 (11.11%) Sarbanes-Oxley
5 2 (5.56%) PCI DSS
5 2 (5.56%) SSAE 16
6 1 (2.78%) QA
System Software
1 2 (5.56%) VMware Workstation
Systems Management
1 2 (5.56%) EMC NetWorker
Vendors
1 8 (22.22%) Oracle
2 2 (5.56%) SAP
2 2 (5.56%) VMware
3 1 (2.78%) Cisco
3 1 (2.78%) Citrix