The table below looks at the statistics for COSO skills in IT jobs advertised for the South East region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited COSO over the 3 months to 17 April 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
17 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Committee of Sponsoring Organizations of the Treadway Commission (COSO)
Rank 444 444 439
Rank change year-on-year
0 -5
Permanent jobs citing COSO 10 9 16
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 0.046% 0.038% 0.070%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 0.40% 0.36% 0.71%
Number of salaries quoted 6 8 6
Average salary £63,750 £64,500 £52,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-1.16% +22.85%
90% offered a salary of more than £56,850 £52,000 £40,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £71,500 £57,500
UK excluding London average salary £60,000 £59,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year
+1.69% +18.00%
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 South East region.

Quality Assurance & Compliance Category
South East
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Quality Assurance & Compliance category
2501 2508 2264
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 11.61% 10.47% 9.92%
Number of salaries quoted 1995 1923 1808
Average salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.88% -
90% offered a salary of more than £26,000 £26,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £67,500 £65,000 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -

COSO
Jobs Demand Trend in the South East

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

COSO Jobs Demand Trend in the South East

COSO
Salary Trend in the South East

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

COSO Salary Trend in the South East

COSO
Salary Histogram in the South East

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing COSO across the South East region over the 3 months to 17 April 2015.

COSO Salary Histogram in the South East

COSO
Job Locations in the South East

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing COSO within the South East region over the 3 months to 17 April 2015. 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
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Average Salary
Last 3 Months
Average Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Middlesex - 4 - -
Surrey - 4 £60,000 -
Hampshire +3 1 £70,000 -
Berkshire -1 1 £70,000 +18.64%
Buckinghamshire - 1 £65,000 -
COSO
England

COSO
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 17 April 2015, IT jobs across the South East 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 14 (70.00%) CISSP
2 13 (65.00%) Information Security
3 12 (60.00%) Risk Management
3 12 (60.00%) CISM
3 12 (60.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 12 (60.00%) CRISC
4 11 (55.00%) ISMS
4 11 (55.00%) Information Security Management
4 11 (55.00%) Security Management
4 11 (55.00%) Legal
5 9 (45.00%) Management Information System
6 7 (35.00%) Stakeholder Management
6 7 (35.00%) Finance
6 7 (35.00%) Degree
6 7 (35.00%) COBIT
6 7 (35.00%) Computer Science
7 6 (30.00%) ITIL
8 5 (25.00%) PCI DSS
9 4 (20.00%) PRINCE
9 4 (20.00%) Change Management
10 3 (15.00%) X.509
10 3 (15.00%) SQL
10 3 (15.00%) SAP
10 3 (15.00%) LDAP
10 3 (15.00%) Cryptography
10 3 (15.00%) Algorithms
10 3 (15.00%) PKI
10 3 (15.00%) CISA
11 2 (10.00%) Banking
11 2 (10.00%) Analytical Skills

COSO
Top Related IT Skills in the South East by Category

For the 6 months to 17 April 2015, IT jobs across the South East 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 2 (10.00%) MS Excel
2 1 (5.00%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 2 (10.00%) Oracle ERP
1 2 (10.00%) Oracle EBS R12
Cloud Services
1 1 (5.00%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 3 (15.00%) LDAP
1 3 (15.00%) X.509
General
1 11 (55.00%) Legal
2 7 (35.00%) Finance
3 2 (10.00%) Banking
Job Titles
1 11 (55.00%) Risk Manager
2 10 (50.00%) Information Manager
2 10 (50.00%) Information Security Manager
2 10 (50.00%) Security Manager
2 10 (50.00%) Information Security Risk Manager
2 10 (50.00%) Information Risk Manager
3 3 (15.00%) Auditor
3 3 (15.00%) IT Auditor
4 2 (10.00%) Senior IT Auditor
4 2 (10.00%) Security Architect
4 2 (10.00%) Architect
4 2 (10.00%) Senior Auditor
5 1 (5.00%) Compliance Manager
5 1 (5.00%) Information Security Analyst
5 1 (5.00%) Junior
5 1 (5.00%) Analyst
5 1 (5.00%) Audit Manager
5 1 (5.00%) Security Analyst
5 1 (5.00%) Information Analyst
5 1 (5.00%) Operational Risk Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (5.00%) SailPoint
Miscellaneous
1 9 (45.00%) Management Information System
2 7 (35.00%) Computer Science
3 3 (15.00%) Cryptography
3 3 (15.00%) PKI
3 3 (15.00%) Algorithms
4 2 (10.00%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 2 (10.00%) UNIX
1 2 (10.00%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (65.00%) Information Security
2 12 (60.00%) Risk Management
3 11 (55.00%) ISMS
3 11 (55.00%) Information Security Management
3 11 (55.00%) Security Management
4 7 (35.00%) Stakeholder Management
5 6 (30.00%) ITIL
6 4 (20.00%) PRINCE
6 4 (20.00%) Change Management
7 2 (10.00%) ERP
8 1 (5.00%) Quality Management
8 1 (5.00%) Disaster Recovery
8 1 (5.00%) Business Continuity
8 1 (5.00%) Incident Management
8 1 (5.00%) Business Development
8 1 (5.00%) SAP Security
8 1 (5.00%) Business Continuity Management
Programming Languages
1 3 (15.00%) SQL
2 1 (5.00%) Java
Qualifications
1 14 (70.00%) CISSP
2 12 (60.00%) CISM
2 12 (60.00%) CRISC
3 7 (35.00%) Degree
4 3 (15.00%) CISA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 12 (60.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 7 (35.00%) COBIT
3 5 (25.00%) PCI DSS
4 1 (5.00%) ISO 9001
4 1 (5.00%) Sarbanes-Oxley
Systems Management
1 1 (5.00%) CA Single Sign-On
Vendors
1 3 (15.00%) SAP
2 2 (10.00%) Oracle