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 3 August 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
3 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Committee of Sponsoring Organizations of the Treadway Commission (COSO)
Rank - 442 427
Permanent jobs citing COSO 0 12 13
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East - 0.053% 0.059%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category - 0.48% 0.54%
Number of salaries quoted 0 10 4
Average salary - £62,500 £62,500
UK excluding London average salary £75,000 £60,000 £58,750
% change year-on-year
+25.00% +2.12%
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
2303 2489 2392
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 11.12% 11.00% 10.87%
Number of salaries quoted 1855 1902 1870
Average salary £42,500 £40,500 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+4.93% -10.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £25,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £65,000 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £41,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.75% -

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
Top 27 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 3 August 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 7 (87.50%) CISSP
1 7 (87.50%) CISM
1 7 (87.50%) Risk Management
1 7 (87.50%) Information Security
1 7 (87.50%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 7 (87.50%) CRISC
2 6 (75.00%) ISMS
2 6 (75.00%) Information Security Management
2 6 (75.00%) Security Management
2 6 (75.00%) Legal
3 4 (50.00%) Management Information System
4 2 (25.00%) Stakeholder Management
4 2 (25.00%) Degree
4 2 (25.00%) Computer Science
5 1 (12.50%) PCI DSS
5 1 (12.50%) Business Continuity Management
5 1 (12.50%) COBIT
5 1 (12.50%) Business Development
5 1 (12.50%) SAP Security
5 1 (12.50%) SaaS
5 1 (12.50%) Incident Management
5 1 (12.50%) Business Continuity
5 1 (12.50%) Quality Management
5 1 (12.50%) SAP
5 1 (12.50%) ISO 9001
5 1 (12.50%) Sarbanes-Oxley
5 1 (12.50%) CISA

COSO
Top Related IT Skills in the South East by Category

For the 6 months to 3 August 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.

Cloud Services
1 1 (12.50%) SaaS
General
1 6 (75.00%) Legal
Job Titles
1 6 (75.00%) Risk Manager
2 5 (62.50%) Information Manager
2 5 (62.50%) Information Security Manager
2 5 (62.50%) Information Risk Manager
2 5 (62.50%) Security Manager
2 5 (62.50%) Information Security Risk Manager
3 1 (12.50%) Compliance Manager
3 1 (12.50%) Operational Risk Manager
3 1 (12.50%) Internal Audit Manager
3 1 (12.50%) Governance Manager
3 1 (12.50%) Information Security Analyst
3 1 (12.50%) Architect
3 1 (12.50%) Analyst
3 1 (12.50%) Audit Manager
3 1 (12.50%) Security Analyst
3 1 (12.50%) Information Analyst
3 1 (12.50%) Security Architect
Miscellaneous
1 4 (50.00%) Management Information System
2 2 (25.00%) Computer Science
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (87.50%) Risk Management
1 7 (87.50%) Information Security
2 6 (75.00%) ISMS
2 6 (75.00%) Information Security Management
2 6 (75.00%) Security Management
3 2 (25.00%) Stakeholder Management
4 1 (12.50%) Business Continuity
4 1 (12.50%) SAP Security
4 1 (12.50%) Business Continuity Management
4 1 (12.50%) Incident Management
4 1 (12.50%) Business Development
4 1 (12.50%) Quality Management
Qualifications
1 7 (87.50%) CISSP
1 7 (87.50%) CISM
1 7 (87.50%) CRISC
2 2 (25.00%) Degree
3 1 (12.50%) CISA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (87.50%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 1 (12.50%) COBIT
2 1 (12.50%) PCI DSS
2 1 (12.50%) ISO 9001
2 1 (12.50%) Sarbanes-Oxley
Vendors
1 1 (12.50%) SAP