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 24 April 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
24 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Committee of Sponsoring Organizations of the Treadway Commission (COSO)
Rank 624 645 624
Rank change year-on-year
+21 -21
Permanent jobs citing COSO 5 14 3
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in London 0.011% 0.028% 0.007%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 0.10% 0.26% 0.064%
Number of salaries quoted 5 13 2
Average salary £75,000 £42,500 £44,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+76.47% -3.40%
90% offered a salary of more than £70,100 £42,500 £43,200
10% offered a salary of more than £80,000 £57,000 £44,800
UK excluding London average salary £60,000 £60,750 £52,500
% change year-on-year
-1.23% +15.71%
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
4828 5391 4673
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in London 10.84% 10.95% 10.19%
Number of salaries quoted 3896 4256 3733
Average salary £55,000 £52,500 £52,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+4.76% -
90% offered a salary of more than £34,000 £32,500 £35,000
10% offered a salary of more than £80,000 £80,000 £80,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -

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
Salary Histogram in London

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing COSO across the London region over the 3 months to 24 April 2015.

COSO Salary Histogram in London

COSO
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 24 April 2015, 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 6 (75.00%) CISA
1 6 (75.00%) Finance
2 5 (62.50%) Information Security
2 5 (62.50%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 5 (62.50%) COBIT
2 5 (62.50%) CISM
2 5 (62.50%) CISSP
3 4 (50.00%) Change Management
3 4 (50.00%) Risk Management
3 4 (50.00%) Taxonomies
3 4 (50.00%) CSSLP
4 3 (37.50%) Sarbanes-Oxley
5 2 (25.00%) AICPA
5 2 (25.00%) Risk Assessment
5 2 (25.00%) GAAP
5 2 (25.00%) ACCA
5 2 (25.00%) Telecoms
5 2 (25.00%) ITIL
5 2 (25.00%) Degree
6 1 (12.50%) ISMS
6 1 (12.50%) Data Protection
6 1 (12.50%) TOGAF
6 1 (12.50%) Penetration Testing
6 1 (12.50%) Business Continuity
6 1 (12.50%) SaaS
6 1 (12.50%) SIEM
6 1 (12.50%) Change Control
6 1 (12.50%) Vulnerability Management
6 1 (12.50%) Protective Monitoring
6 1 (12.50%) PRINCE2

COSO
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 24 April 2015, 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.

Cloud Services
1 1 (12.50%) SaaS
General
1 6 (75.00%) Finance
2 2 (25.00%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 3 (37.50%) Risk Officer
2 1 (12.50%) Consultant
2 1 (12.50%) Head of Security
2 1 (12.50%) Head of Information Security
Miscellaneous
1 4 (50.00%) Taxonomies
2 1 (12.50%) BYOD
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (62.50%) Information Security
2 4 (50.00%) Change Management
2 4 (50.00%) Risk Management
3 2 (25.00%) Risk Assessment
3 2 (25.00%) ITIL
4 1 (12.50%) PRINCE2
4 1 (12.50%) ERP
4 1 (12.50%) Project Management
4 1 (12.50%) Business Continuity
4 1 (12.50%) TOGAF
4 1 (12.50%) Penetration Testing
4 1 (12.50%) ISMS
4 1 (12.50%) Data Protection
4 1 (12.50%) SIEM
4 1 (12.50%) Change Control
4 1 (12.50%) Vulnerability Management
4 1 (12.50%) Protective Monitoring
Programming Languages
1 1 (12.50%) C
Qualifications
1 6 (75.00%) CISA
2 5 (62.50%) CISM
2 5 (62.50%) CISSP
3 4 (50.00%) CSSLP
4 2 (25.00%) ACCA
4 2 (25.00%) Degree
5 1 (12.50%) PMP
5 1 (12.50%) PMI Certification
5 1 (12.50%) CIMA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (62.50%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 5 (62.50%) COBIT
2 3 (37.50%) Sarbanes-Oxley
3 2 (25.00%) GAAP
3 2 (25.00%) AICPA
4 1 (12.50%) ISO/IEC 17799
Vendors
1 1 (12.50%) Oracle
1 1 (12.50%) SAP