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 30 January 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
30 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Committee of Sponsoring Organizations of the Treadway Commission (COSO)
Rank 425 390 434
Rank change year-on-year
-35 +44
Permanent jobs citing COSO 10 20 7
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 0.048% 0.10% 0.032%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 0.47% 1.03% 0.29%
Number of salaries quoted 9 13 4
Average salary £64,000 £58,750 £56,250
Average salary % change year-on-year
+8.93% +4.44%
90% offered a salary of more than £49,900 £43,800 £51,500
10% offered a salary of more than £80,000 £65,000 £57,500
UK excluding London average salary £55,000 £57,500 £50,000
% change year-on-year
-4.34% +15.00%
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
2149 1941 2402
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 10.36% 9.75% 10.94%
Number of salaries quoted 1635 1521 2006
Average salary £45,000 £45,000 £43,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +3.44%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,500 £25,550 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £67,500 £67,500 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,500 £40,000 £40,500
% change year-on-year
+1.25% -1.23%

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 30 January 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 30 January 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
Surrey - 4 £50,000 -
Hampshire -27 3 £80,000 +23.07%
Buckinghamshire - 2 £62,500 - 1
Middlesex +10 1 £64,000 +64.10%
COSO
England

COSO
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 30 January 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 26 (70.27%) Finance
1 26 (70.27%) COBIT
2 24 (64.86%) ITIL
3 21 (56.76%) Information Security
4 16 (43.24%) PCI DSS
5 15 (40.54%) Risk Management
6 14 (37.84%) Change Management
7 13 (35.14%) CISM
7 13 (35.14%) CISSP
8 12 (32.43%) PRINCE
9 11 (29.73%) Management Information System
9 11 (29.73%) ISO/IEC 27001
10 10 (27.03%) Data Protection
11 9 (24.32%) Security Management
12 8 (21.62%) CISA
12 8 (21.62%) X.509
12 8 (21.62%) LDAP
12 8 (21.62%) PKI
12 8 (21.62%) Cryptography
12 8 (21.62%) Algorithms
13 7 (18.92%) Computer Science
13 7 (18.92%) Degree
14 6 (16.22%) MS PowerPoint
14 6 (16.22%) Legal
14 6 (16.22%) Disaster Recovery
15 5 (13.51%) Information Security Management
15 5 (13.51%) Stakeholder Management
15 5 (13.51%) ISMS
15 5 (13.51%) CRISC
16 4 (10.81%) Analytical Skills

COSO
Top Related IT Skills in the South East by Category

For the 6 months to 30 January 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 6 (16.22%) MS PowerPoint
2 2 (5.41%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 2 (5.41%) Oracle ERP
1 2 (5.41%) Oracle EBS R12
Communications & Networking
1 8 (21.62%) X.509
1 8 (21.62%) LDAP
2 4 (10.81%) Broadband
2 4 (10.81%) Internet
General
1 26 (70.27%) Finance
2 6 (16.22%) Legal
3 4 (10.81%) Telecoms
4 2 (5.41%) Banking
Job Titles
1 13 (35.14%) Information Manager
1 13 (35.14%) Information Security Manager
1 13 (35.14%) Security Manager
2 8 (21.62%) Auditor
2 8 (21.62%) IT Auditor
3 5 (13.51%) Risk Manager
3 5 (13.51%) Information Security Risk Manager
3 5 (13.51%) Information Risk Manager
4 4 (10.81%) Junior
5 2 (5.41%) Analyst
5 2 (5.41%) Audit Manager
5 2 (5.41%) Information Analyst
5 2 (5.41%) Security Specialist
5 2 (5.41%) Senior IT Auditor
5 2 (5.41%) Information Security Analyst
5 2 (5.41%) Senior Security Analyst
5 2 (5.41%) Security Analyst
5 2 (5.41%) Senior Analyst
5 2 (5.41%) Senior Auditor
5 2 (5.41%) IT Audit Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (2.70%) SailPoint
Miscellaneous
1 11 (29.73%) Management Information System
2 8 (21.62%) PKI
2 8 (21.62%) Cryptography
2 8 (21.62%) Algorithms
3 7 (18.92%) Computer Science
4 4 (10.81%) Analytical Skills
4 4 (10.81%) Smartphone
4 4 (10.81%) Data Protection Act
5 2 (5.41%) FMCG
Operating Systems
1 2 (5.41%) UNIX
1 2 (5.41%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 24 (64.86%) ITIL
2 21 (56.76%) Information Security
3 15 (40.54%) Risk Management
4 14 (37.84%) Change Management
5 12 (32.43%) PRINCE
6 10 (27.03%) Data Protection
7 9 (24.32%) Security Management
8 6 (16.22%) Disaster Recovery
9 5 (13.51%) Information Security Management
9 5 (13.51%) Stakeholder Management
9 5 (13.51%) ISMS
10 4 (10.81%) Resource Management
10 4 (10.81%) Business Continuity
10 4 (10.81%) Programme Management
10 4 (10.81%) Data Security
10 4 (10.81%) Project Management
10 4 (10.81%) ERP
10 4 (10.81%) PRINCE2
11 2 (5.41%) Risk Assessment
11 2 (5.41%) Validation
Programming Languages
1 3 (8.11%) SQL
2 1 (2.70%) Java
Qualifications
1 13 (35.14%) CISM
1 13 (35.14%) CISSP
2 8 (21.62%) CISA
3 7 (18.92%) Degree
4 5 (13.51%) CRISC
5 2 (5.41%) CGEIT
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 26 (70.27%) COBIT
2 16 (43.24%) PCI DSS
3 11 (29.73%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 4 (10.81%) ISO/IEC 17799
Systems Management
1 2 (5.41%) McAfee ePO
2 1 (2.70%) CA SiteMinder
Vendors
1 4 (10.81%) SAP
2 3 (8.11%) Symantec
3 2 (5.41%) McAfee
3 2 (5.41%) Oracle
3 2 (5.41%) JD Edwards
3 2 (5.41%) Varonis
4 1 (2.70%) Tripwire