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 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 448 448 424
Rank change year-on-year
0 -24
Permanent jobs citing COSO 16 9 19
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 0.083% 0.044% 0.095%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 0.65% 0.40% 0.92%
Number of salaries quoted 16 7 13
Average salary £50,000 £60,000 £58,750
Average salary % change year-on-year
-16.66% +2.12%
90% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £49,800 £43,800
10% offered a salary of more than £74,500 £71,000 £65,000
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 South East region.

Quality Assurance & Compliance Category
South East
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Quality Assurance & Compliance category
2444 2226 2072
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 12.63% 10.87% 10.32%
Number of salaries quoted 2030 1715 1630
Average salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000
90% offered a salary of more than £26,583 £27,500 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £67,500 £65,000 £67,500
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+5.88% -

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 5 February 2016.

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 5 February 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
(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
West Sussex - 10 £50,000 -
Oxfordshire - 2 £81,750 -
COSO
England

COSO
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, 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 18 (81.82%) Risk Management
2 16 (72.73%) Finance
2 16 (72.73%) ITIL
3 14 (63.64%) Configuration Management
3 14 (63.64%) Management Information System
4 12 (54.55%) COBIT
4 12 (54.55%) Information Security
5 11 (50.00%) Project Management
6 10 (45.45%) ISO22301
6 10 (45.45%) Business Process Improvement
6 10 (45.45%) Process Improvement
6 10 (45.45%) Vulnerability Management
6 10 (45.45%) Change Management
6 10 (45.45%) Firewall
6 10 (45.45%) ISO 9001
6 10 (45.45%) CRAMM
6 10 (45.45%) PCI DSS
6 10 (45.45%) Statistics
6 10 (45.45%) ISO/IEC 27001
6 10 (45.45%) Operations Management
6 10 (45.45%) Software Testing
7 9 (40.91%) CISSP
8 8 (36.36%) Windows
8 8 (36.36%) Data Security
8 8 (36.36%) VMware
8 8 (36.36%) VMware Workstation
8 8 (36.36%) Windows 7
9 7 (31.82%) Security Architecture
9 7 (31.82%) Ruby
9 7 (31.82%) Network Security

COSO
Top Related IT Skills in the South East by Category

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, 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.

Cloud Services
1 4 (18.18%) IaaS
1 4 (18.18%) PaaS
1 4 (18.18%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 10 (45.45%) Firewall
2 7 (31.82%) Network Security
3 6 (27.27%) Internet
3 6 (27.27%) LAN
3 6 (27.27%) WAN
4 4 (18.18%) Cisco IOS
4 4 (18.18%) Extranet
4 4 (18.18%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (18.18%) GIS
General
1 16 (72.73%) Finance
2 1 (4.55%) Banking
2 1 (4.55%) Legal
Job Titles
1 11 (50.00%) Information Officer
1 11 (50.00%) Information Security Officer
1 11 (50.00%) Security Officer
2 10 (45.45%) Release Manager
3 1 (4.55%) CISSP Manager
3 1 (4.55%) IT Manager
3 1 (4.55%) IT Security Manager
3 1 (4.55%) IT Services Manager
3 1 (4.55%) Risk Officer
3 1 (4.55%) Security Manager
3 1 (4.55%) Service Security Manager
Miscellaneous
1 14 (63.64%) Management Information System
2 10 (45.45%) Statistics
3 6 (27.27%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
4 5 (22.73%) Analytical Skills
5 4 (18.18%) PKI
Operating Systems
1 8 (36.36%) Windows
1 8 (36.36%) Windows 7
2 4 (18.18%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 18 (81.82%) Risk Management
2 16 (72.73%) ITIL
3 14 (63.64%) Configuration Management
4 12 (54.55%) Information Security
5 11 (50.00%) Project Management
6 10 (45.45%) Business Process Improvement
6 10 (45.45%) Change Management
6 10 (45.45%) CRAMM
6 10 (45.45%) Operations Management
6 10 (45.45%) Process Improvement
6 10 (45.45%) Software Testing
6 10 (45.45%) Vulnerability Management
7 8 (36.36%) Data Security
8 7 (31.82%) Security Architecture
9 4 (18.18%) Change Control
9 4 (18.18%) Coaching
9 4 (18.18%) DevOps
9 4 (18.18%) Malware Detection/Protection
9 4 (18.18%) Reverse Engineering
9 4 (18.18%) Software Asset Management
Programming Languages
1 7 (31.82%) Perl
1 7 (31.82%) Python
1 7 (31.82%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 9 (40.91%) CISSP
2 4 (18.18%) CITP
2 4 (18.18%) Degree
2 4 (18.18%) GCIA
2 4 (18.18%) GCIH
2 4 (18.18%) MBA
2 4 (18.18%) MCSE
2 4 (18.18%) Microsoft Certification
3 3 (13.64%) CCIE
3 3 (13.64%) Cisco Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 12 (54.55%) COBIT
2 10 (45.45%) ISO 9001
2 10 (45.45%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 10 (45.45%) ISO22301
2 10 (45.45%) PCI DSS
3 4 (18.18%) QA
3 4 (18.18%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 8 (36.36%) VMware Workstation
2 3 (13.64%) VMware Infrastructure
Vendors
1 8 (36.36%) VMware
2 7 (31.82%) Cisco
3 3 (13.64%) Citrix