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 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 443 474 471
Rank change year-on-year
+31 -3
Permanent jobs citing COSO 5 8 8
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 0.026% 0.037% 0.034%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 0.19% 0.30% 0.30%
Number of salaries quoted 5 4 8
Average salary £77,500 £66,250 £64,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+16.98% +2.71%
90% offered a salary of more than £76,000 £60,000 £54,800
10% offered a salary of more than £83,500 £70,000 £71,500
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 South East region.

Quality Assurance & Compliance Category
South East
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Quality Assurance & Compliance category
2639 2640 2686
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 13.66% 12.29% 11.36%
Number of salaries quoted 2140 2086 2052
Average salary £47,500 £45,000 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.55% -
90% offered a salary of more than £26,000 £25,901 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £62,600 £67,500
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 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
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 29 April 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
Oxfordshire - 4 £77,500 -
Berkshire +10 1 £76,000 +8.57%
COSO
England

COSO
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 29 April 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 19 (82.61%) Risk Management
2 17 (73.91%) Finance
2 17 (73.91%) ITIL
3 16 (69.57%) Configuration Management
3 16 (69.57%) Management Information System
4 13 (56.52%) Project Management
4 13 (56.52%) Information Security
4 13 (56.52%) COBIT
5 12 (52.17%) CISSP
6 10 (43.48%) Software Testing
6 10 (43.48%) Statistics
6 10 (43.48%) ISO/IEC 27001
6 10 (43.48%) Operations Management
6 10 (43.48%) VMware
6 10 (43.48%) VMware Workstation
6 10 (43.48%) ISO 9001
6 10 (43.48%) Windows
6 10 (43.48%) Change Management
6 10 (43.48%) CRAMM
6 10 (43.48%) PCI DSS
6 10 (43.48%) Windows 7
6 10 (43.48%) Business Process Improvement
6 10 (43.48%) Process Improvement
6 10 (43.48%) ISO22301
7 9 (39.13%) Vulnerability Management
7 9 (39.13%) Firewall
7 9 (39.13%) Data Security
8 7 (30.43%) Ruby
8 7 (30.43%) Python
8 7 (30.43%) Perl

COSO
Top Related IT Skills in the South East by Category

For the 6 months to 29 April 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 (17.39%) IaaS
1 4 (17.39%) PaaS
1 4 (17.39%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 9 (39.13%) Firewall
2 6 (26.09%) Network Security
3 4 (17.39%) Cisco IOS
3 4 (17.39%) Extranet
3 4 (17.39%) SSL
4 3 (13.04%) Internet
4 3 (13.04%) LAN
4 3 (13.04%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (17.39%) GIS
General
1 17 (73.91%) Finance
2 1 (4.35%) Banking
2 1 (4.35%) Legal
Job Titles
1 11 (47.83%) Security Officer
2 10 (43.48%) Release Manager
3 9 (39.13%) Information Officer
3 9 (39.13%) Information Security Officer
4 2 (8.70%) CISSP Manager
4 2 (8.70%) IT Manager
4 2 (8.70%) IT Security Manager
4 2 (8.70%) IT Services Manager
4 2 (8.70%) Security Manager
4 2 (8.70%) Service Security Manager
5 1 (4.35%) Risk Officer
Miscellaneous
1 16 (69.57%) Management Information System
2 10 (43.48%) Statistics
3 5 (21.74%) Analytical Skills
4 4 (17.39%) PKI
5 3 (13.04%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
Operating Systems
1 10 (43.48%) Windows
1 10 (43.48%) Windows 7
2 4 (17.39%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 19 (82.61%) Risk Management
2 17 (73.91%) ITIL
3 16 (69.57%) Configuration Management
4 13 (56.52%) Information Security
4 13 (56.52%) Project Management
5 10 (43.48%) Business Process Improvement
5 10 (43.48%) Change Management
5 10 (43.48%) CRAMM
5 10 (43.48%) Operations Management
5 10 (43.48%) Process Improvement
5 10 (43.48%) Software Testing
6 9 (39.13%) Data Security
6 9 (39.13%) Vulnerability Management
7 6 (26.09%) Malware Detection/Protection
7 6 (26.09%) Reverse Engineering
7 6 (26.09%) Security Architecture
7 6 (26.09%) Security Patching
8 4 (17.39%) Coaching
8 4 (17.39%) DevOps
8 4 (17.39%) Software Asset Management
Programming Languages
1 7 (30.43%) Perl
1 7 (30.43%) Python
1 7 (30.43%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 12 (52.17%) CISSP
2 6 (26.09%) GCIA
2 6 (26.09%) GCIH
2 6 (26.09%) MCSE
2 6 (26.09%) Microsoft Certification
3 4 (17.39%) CITP
3 4 (17.39%) Degree
3 4 (17.39%) MBA
4 2 (8.70%) CCIE
4 2 (8.70%) Cisco Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 13 (56.52%) COBIT
2 10 (43.48%) ISO 9001
2 10 (43.48%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 10 (43.48%) ISO22301
2 10 (43.48%) PCI DSS
3 4 (17.39%) QA
3 4 (17.39%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 10 (43.48%) VMware Workstation
2 1 (4.35%) VMware Infrastructure
Vendors
1 10 (43.48%) VMware
2 6 (26.09%) Cisco
3 4 (17.39%) Citrix