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 27 August 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
27 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Committee of Sponsoring Organizations of the Treadway Commission (COSO)
Rank 883 931 909
Rank change year-on-year
+48 -22
Permanent jobs citing COSO 9 17 37
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 0.010% 0.017% 0.034%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 0.082% 0.14% 0.29%
Number of salaries quoted 8 14 22
Median salary £67,500 £75,000 £60,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
-10.00% +25.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £50,000 £48,900
10% offered a salary of more than £73,000 £89,250 £65,000
UK excluding London median salary £64,000 £75,000 £60,000
% change year-on-year
-14.66% +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
11009 12162 12554
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 12.19% 11.93% 11.53%
Number of salaries quoted 8784 9756 9762
Median salary £50,000 £47,500 £47,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+5.26% +1.06%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £28,500 £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 27 August 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 27 August 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 - 5 £64,000 - 1
London +33 3 £70,000 +12.00% 1
Yorkshire - 1 - -
COSO
UK

COSO
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 27 August 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 43 (93.48%) ITIL
2 42 (91.30%) COBIT
3 39 (84.78%) CISSP
4 37 (80.43%) Information Security
5 29 (63.04%) Degree
6 28 (60.87%) Computer Science
7 23 (50.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
8 22 (47.83%) Data Protection
9 21 (45.65%) Risk Management
9 21 (45.65%) Finance
10 20 (43.48%) Management Information System
11 17 (36.96%) ISO27005
12 11 (23.91%) Identity Management
13 10 (21.74%) Analytical Skills
14 8 (17.39%) Vulnerability Assessment
14 8 (17.39%) Risk Assessment
14 8 (17.39%) CISA
14 8 (17.39%) Project Management
15 7 (15.22%) Windows
16 6 (13.04%) Firewall
17 5 (10.87%) Service Delivery
17 5 (10.87%) Change Management
17 5 (10.87%) CISM
18 4 (8.70%) QiCA
18 4 (8.70%) Sarbanes-Oxley
18 4 (8.70%) Unix
18 4 (8.70%) MS Excel
18 4 (8.70%) Security Management
18 4 (8.70%) Stakeholder Management
18 4 (8.70%) VMware

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 (8.70%) MS Excel
2 2 (4.35%) MS Project
2 2 (4.35%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 2 (4.35%) IaaS
1 2 (4.35%) PaaS
1 2 (4.35%) SaaS
2 1 (2.17%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (2.17%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 6 (13.04%) Firewall
2 2 (4.35%) Cisco IOS
2 2 (4.35%) Network Security
General
1 21 (45.65%) Finance
2 3 (6.52%) Banking
2 3 (6.52%) Legal
3 1 (2.17%) Aerospace
3 1 (2.17%) Retail
Job Titles
1 17 (36.96%) Risk Manager
2 12 (26.09%) CISSP Manager
3 11 (23.91%) IT Manager
3 11 (23.91%) Security Officer
4 10 (21.74%) IT Risk Manager
4 10 (21.74%) Security Manager
5 9 (19.57%) Information Manager
5 9 (19.57%) Information Security Manager
5 9 (19.57%) Information Security Officer
6 8 (17.39%) Information Officer
7 7 (15.22%) Analyst
7 7 (15.22%) Information Risk Manager
7 7 (15.22%) Information Security Risk Manager
7 7 (15.22%) Security Analyst
8 3 (6.52%) Compliance Analyst
8 3 (6.52%) Information Analyst
8 3 (6.52%) Information Security Analyst
8 3 (6.52%) Risk Analyst
8 3 (6.52%) Security Risk Analyst
9 2 (4.35%) Cybersecurity Analyst
Miscellaneous
1 28 (60.87%) Computer Science
2 20 (43.48%) Management Information System
3 10 (21.74%) Analytical Skills
4 3 (6.52%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
5 2 (4.35%) Data Centre
5 2 (4.35%) Security Operations Centre
6 1 (2.17%) Cyberthreat
6 1 (2.17%) Enterprise Cloud
6 1 (2.17%) Fintech
Operating Systems
1 7 (15.22%) Windows
2 4 (8.70%) Unix
2 4 (8.70%) Windows 7
3 2 (4.35%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 43 (93.48%) ITIL
2 37 (80.43%) Information Security
3 22 (47.83%) Data Protection
4 21 (45.65%) Risk Management
5 11 (23.91%) Identity Management
6 8 (17.39%) Project Management
6 8 (17.39%) Risk Assessment
6 8 (17.39%) Vulnerability Assessment
7 5 (10.87%) Change Management
7 5 (10.87%) Service Delivery
8 4 (8.70%) Continuous Improvement
8 4 (8.70%) Security Management
8 4 (8.70%) Security Operations
8 4 (8.70%) Stakeholder Management
8 4 (8.70%) Vulnerability Management
9 3 (6.52%) Business Continuity
9 3 (6.52%) Cybersecurity
9 3 (6.52%) Data Security
9 3 (6.52%) Information Security Management
9 3 (6.52%) Investment Management
Programming Languages
1 3 (6.52%) C
2 2 (4.35%) Perl
2 2 (4.35%) Python
2 2 (4.35%) Ruby
3 1 (2.17%) SQL
Qualifications
1 39 (84.78%) CISSP
2 29 (63.04%) Degree
3 8 (17.39%) CISA
4 5 (10.87%) CISM
5 4 (8.70%) QiCA
6 2 (4.35%) CIMA
6 2 (4.35%) GCIA
6 2 (4.35%) GCIH
6 2 (4.35%) MBA
6 2 (4.35%) MCSE
6 2 (4.35%) Microsoft Certification
6 2 (4.35%) PCI QSA
6 2 (4.35%) PMI Certification
6 2 (4.35%) PMP
7 1 (2.17%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 42 (91.30%) COBIT
2 23 (50.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 17 (36.96%) ISO27005
4 4 (8.70%) ISAE 3402
4 4 (8.70%) Sarbanes-Oxley
5 3 (6.52%) BS25999
6 2 (4.35%) PCI DSS
6 2 (4.35%) SSAE 16
7 1 (2.17%) ISO/IEC 17799
System Software
1 4 (8.70%) VMware Workstation
2 1 (2.17%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 2 (4.35%) EMC NetWorker
Vendors
1 4 (8.70%) VMware
2 3 (6.52%) Oracle
3 2 (4.35%) Cisco
3 2 (4.35%) Citrix
3 2 (4.35%) SAP