The table below looks at the statistics for COSO skills in IT jobs advertised for the London region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited COSO over the 3 months to 5 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
5 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Committee of Sponsoring Organizations of the Treadway Commission (COSO)
Rank 636 638 656
Rank change year-on-year
+2 +18
Permanent jobs citing COSO 3 3 9
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in London 0.007% 0.007% 0.021%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 0.059% 0.063% 0.19%
Number of salaries quoted 2 1 9
Average salary £72,750 £100,000 £45,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-27.25% +119.78%
90% offered a salary of more than £72,550 £100,000 £42,500
10% offered a salary of more than £72,950 £100,000 £48,400
UK excluding London average salary £73,000 £52,500 £57,500
% change year-on-year
+39.04% -8.69%
COSO
England

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 London region.

Quality Assurance & Compliance Category
London
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Quality Assurance & Compliance category
5049 4743 4853
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in London 12.29% 11.59% 11.46%
Number of salaries quoted 4075 3770 3755
Average salary £55,000 £55,000 £55,000
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £35,000 £35,000
10% offered a salary of more than £80,000 £80,000 £80,000
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+5.88% -

COSO
Jobs Demand Trend in London

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing COSO across the London region as a proportion of the total demand within the Quality Assurance & Compliance category.

COSO Jobs Demand Trend in London

COSO
Salary Trend in London

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing COSO across the London region.

COSO Salary Trend in London

COSO
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, IT jobs across the London 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 10 (90.91%) CISA
1 10 (90.91%) Finance
2 9 (81.82%) COBIT
3 8 (72.73%) Management Information System
4 7 (63.64%) Risk Management
4 7 (63.64%) Information Security
5 6 (54.55%) Business Continuity
5 6 (54.55%) ISO/IEC 27001
6 5 (45.45%) Degree
6 5 (45.45%) Banking
6 5 (45.45%) Sarbanes-Oxley
6 5 (45.45%) Analytical Skills
6 5 (45.45%) ISAE 3402
7 4 (36.36%) Firewall
7 4 (36.36%) ITIL
7 4 (36.36%) CISSP
7 4 (36.36%) Security Management
8 3 (27.27%) ISMS
8 3 (27.27%) PCI DSS
8 3 (27.27%) HIPAA
8 3 (27.27%) SaaS
8 3 (27.27%) CRISC
8 3 (27.27%) Legal
8 3 (27.27%) GAP Analysis
8 3 (27.27%) Information Security Management
8 3 (27.27%) CISM
8 3 (27.27%) Public Cloud
8 3 (27.27%) Business Continuity Management
8 3 (27.27%) ISO22301
9 2 (18.18%) Security Architecture

COSO
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, IT jobs across the London 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 1 (9.09%) MS Excel
1 1 (9.09%) MS Office
1 1 (9.09%) MS PowerPoint
Cloud Services
1 3 (27.27%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 4 (36.36%) Firewall
2 1 (9.09%) Internet
2 1 (9.09%) LAN
2 1 (9.09%) Network Security
2 1 (9.09%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (9.09%) Oracle Reports
General
1 10 (90.91%) Finance
2 5 (45.45%) Banking
3 3 (27.27%) Legal
4 1 (9.09%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 3 (27.27%) Auditor
1 3 (27.27%) Internal Auditor
2 2 (18.18%) Coordinator
3 1 (9.09%) Consultant
3 1 (9.09%) Head of IT
3 1 (9.09%) Head of IT Operations
3 1 (9.09%) Head of IT Security
3 1 (9.09%) Head of Operations
3 1 (9.09%) Head of Security
3 1 (9.09%) Information Officer
3 1 (9.09%) Information Security Officer
3 1 (9.09%) Security Officer
3 1 (9.09%) SOX Consultant
Miscellaneous
1 8 (72.73%) Management Information System
2 5 (45.45%) Analytical Skills
3 3 (27.27%) Public Cloud
4 2 (18.18%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
5 1 (9.09%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (63.64%) Information Security
1 7 (63.64%) Risk Management
2 6 (54.55%) Business Continuity
3 4 (36.36%) ITIL
3 4 (36.36%) Security Management
4 3 (27.27%) Business Continuity Management
4 3 (27.27%) GAP Analysis
4 3 (27.27%) Information Security Management
4 3 (27.27%) ISMS
5 2 (18.18%) Change Management
5 2 (18.18%) PRINCE2
5 2 (18.18%) Risk Assessment
5 2 (18.18%) Security Architecture
5 2 (18.18%) Service Delivery
6 1 (9.09%) Data Security
6 1 (9.09%) Disaster Recovery
6 1 (9.09%) ERP
6 1 (9.09%) Project Management
6 1 (9.09%) Stakeholder Management
6 1 (9.09%) Vulnerability Management
Programming Languages
1 2 (18.18%) C
Qualifications
1 10 (90.91%) CISA
2 5 (45.45%) Degree
3 4 (36.36%) CISSP
4 3 (27.27%) CISM
4 3 (27.27%) CRISC
5 2 (18.18%) PRINCE2 Certification
5 2 (18.18%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
5 2 (18.18%) QiCA
6 1 (9.09%) ACCA
6 1 (9.09%) CCIE
6 1 (9.09%) Cisco Certification
6 1 (9.09%) MBA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (81.82%) COBIT
2 6 (54.55%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 5 (45.45%) ISAE 3402
3 5 (45.45%) Sarbanes-Oxley
4 3 (27.27%) HIPAA
4 3 (27.27%) ISO22301
4 3 (27.27%) PCI DSS
5 2 (18.18%) ISO 9001
5 2 (18.18%) MiFID
5 2 (18.18%) SAS 70
6 1 (9.09%) BS25999
6 1 (9.09%) GAAP
6 1 (9.09%) ISO27002
6 1 (9.09%) ISO27005
Vendors
1 1 (9.09%) CA
1 1 (9.09%) Cisco
1 1 (9.09%) Cognizant
1 1 (9.09%) Oracle
1 1 (9.09%) PeopleSoft