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

3 months to
29 Apr 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Committee of Sponsoring Organizations of the Treadway Commission (COSO)
Rank - - 265
Permanent jobs citing COSO 0 0 3
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West - - 0.043%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category - - 0.46%
Number of salaries quoted 0 0 2
Average salary - - £40,250
UK excluding London average salary £77,500 £60,000 £59,000
% change year-on-year
+29.16% +1.69%
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 North West region.

Quality Assurance & Compliance Category
North West
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Quality Assurance & Compliance category
559 633 659
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 9.85% 9.71% 9.36%
Number of salaries quoted 446 496 498
Average salary £40,000 £41,500 £37,250
Average salary % change year-on-year
-3.61% +11.40%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £27,500 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £55,000 £57,500
UK excluding London average salary £43,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+2.35% +6.25%

COSO
Jobs Demand Trend in the North West

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

COSO Jobs Demand Trend in the North West

COSO
Salary Trend in the North West

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

COSO Salary Trend in the North West

COSO
Top 19 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 29 April 2016, IT jobs across the North West 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 3 (100.00%) ITIL
1 3 (100.00%) CISSP
1 3 (100.00%) CISA
1 3 (100.00%) CISM
1 3 (100.00%) Finance
1 3 (100.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 3 (100.00%) COBIT
2 2 (66.67%) Vulnerability Management
2 2 (66.67%) Security Operations
2 2 (66.67%) Information Security
2 2 (66.67%) Retail
2 2 (66.67%) Firewall
2 2 (66.67%) Risk Management
3 1 (33.33%) Stakeholder Management
3 1 (33.33%) Cryptography
3 1 (33.33%) Programme Management
3 1 (33.33%) Degree
3 1 (33.33%) Cybersecurity
3 1 (33.33%) People Management

COSO
Top Related IT Skills in the North West by Category

For the 6 months to 29 April 2016, IT jobs across the North West 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.

Communications & Networking
1 2 (66.67%) Firewall
General
1 3 (100.00%) Finance
2 2 (66.67%) Retail
Job Titles
1 2 (66.67%) IT Manager
1 2 (66.67%) IT Security Manager
1 2 (66.67%) Security Manager
2 1 (33.33%) Head of IT
2 1 (33.33%) Head of IT Operations
2 1 (33.33%) Head of IT Security
2 1 (33.33%) Head of Operations
2 1 (33.33%) Head of Security
2 1 (33.33%) Head of Technical Operations
2 1 (33.33%) IT Operations Manager
2 1 (33.33%) Operational Security Manager
2 1 (33.33%) Operations Manager
2 1 (33.33%) Security Operations Manager
Miscellaneous
1 1 (33.33%) Cryptography
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (100.00%) ITIL
2 2 (66.67%) Information Security
2 2 (66.67%) Risk Management
2 2 (66.67%) Security Operations
2 2 (66.67%) Vulnerability Management
3 1 (33.33%) Cybersecurity
3 1 (33.33%) People Management
3 1 (33.33%) Programme Management
3 1 (33.33%) Stakeholder Management
Qualifications
1 3 (100.00%) CISA
1 3 (100.00%) CISM
1 3 (100.00%) CISSP
2 1 (33.33%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (100.00%) COBIT
1 3 (100.00%) ISO/IEC 27001