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 19 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
19 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Committee of Sponsoring Organizations of the Treadway Commission (COSO)
Rank 411 408 438
Rank change year-on-year
-3 +30
Permanent jobs citing COSO 29 18 9
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 0.13% 0.085% 0.040%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 1.11% 0.78% 0.33%
Number of salaries quoted 23 14 5
Average salary £65,000 £60,000 £55,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+8.33% +9.09%
UK excluding London average salary £60,000 £61,250 £52,500
% change year-on-year
-2.04% +16.66%
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
2622 2313 2744
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 11.92% 10.95% 12.18%
Number of salaries quoted 1996 1789 2313
Average salary £41,500 £42,500 £43,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-2.35% -2.29%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £25,000 £28,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £60,000 £67,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,300
% change year-on-year
- -0.74%

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 19 September 2014.

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 19 September 2014. 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
Hampshire +2 20 £65,000 -
Berkshire +7 5 £60,000 +53.84%
West Sussex - 3 £35,000 -
Buckinghamshire 0 1 £52,500 -4.54%
COSO
England

COSO
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 19 September 2014, 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 28 (90.32%) COBIT
2 26 (83.87%) ITIL
2 26 (83.87%) Finance
3 18 (58.06%) PCI DSS
4 16 (51.61%) Change Management
5 14 (45.16%) Information Security
6 13 (41.94%) Risk Management
7 12 (38.71%) Data Protection
8 11 (35.48%) PRINCE2
8 11 (35.48%) CISSP
9 9 (29.03%) PRINCE
10 8 (25.81%) CISA
10 8 (25.81%) Management Information System
10 8 (25.81%) PKI
10 8 (25.81%) Degree
11 7 (22.58%) Programme Management
11 7 (22.58%) CISM
12 6 (19.35%) Project Management
12 6 (19.35%) ISO/IEC 17799
12 6 (19.35%) Windows
12 6 (19.35%) Data Security
12 6 (19.35%) Security Management
12 6 (19.35%) Resource Management
12 6 (19.35%) Analytical Skills
13 5 (16.13%) Vulnerability Assessment
13 5 (16.13%) Intrusion Detection
13 5 (16.13%) Network Architecture
13 5 (16.13%) SIEM
13 5 (16.13%) Cyber Security
13 5 (16.13%) Firewall

COSO
Top Related IT Skills in the South East by Category

For the 6 months to 19 September 2014, 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 4 (12.90%) MS Project
1 4 (12.90%) MS Excel
1 4 (12.90%) MS Visio
2 3 (9.68%) MS PowerPoint
Communications & Networking
1 5 (16.13%) HTTP
1 5 (16.13%) VPN
1 5 (16.13%) SSL
1 5 (16.13%) Firewall
1 5 (16.13%) SSH
1 5 (16.13%) Intrusion Detection
2 4 (12.90%) Broadband
2 4 (12.90%) Internet
3 3 (9.68%) X.509
3 3 (9.68%) LDAP
General
1 26 (83.87%) Finance
2 4 (12.90%) Legal
2 4 (12.90%) Telecoms
3 2 (6.45%) Banking
4 1 (3.23%) Retail
4 1 (3.23%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 12 (38.71%) Security Manager
2 10 (32.26%) Information Manager
2 10 (32.26%) Information Security Manager
3 5 (16.13%) Analyst
3 5 (16.13%) IT Auditor
3 5 (16.13%) Auditor
3 5 (16.13%) Security Specialist
3 5 (16.13%) Incident Analyst
4 3 (9.68%) Security Analyst
5 2 (6.45%) Cyber Security Analyst
6 1 (3.23%) Junior
6 1 (3.23%) Head of Security
6 1 (3.23%) Senior IT Auditor
6 1 (3.23%) Risk Manager
6 1 (3.23%) Senior Auditor
6 1 (3.23%) IT Risk Manager
6 1 (3.23%) Audit Manager
6 1 (3.23%) Incident Manager
6 1 (3.23%) IT Audit Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (16.13%) Middleware
2 1 (3.23%) SailPoint
Miscellaneous
1 8 (25.81%) PKI
1 8 (25.81%) Management Information System
2 6 (19.35%) Analytical Skills
3 4 (12.90%) Smartphone
3 4 (12.90%) Data Protection Act
4 3 (9.68%) Cryptography
5 2 (6.45%) FMCG
6 1 (3.23%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 6 (19.35%) Windows
2 5 (16.13%) AIX
2 5 (16.13%) Solaris
2 5 (16.13%) Linux
3 1 (3.23%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 26 (83.87%) ITIL
2 16 (51.61%) Change Management
3 14 (45.16%) Information Security
4 13 (41.94%) Risk Management
5 12 (38.71%) Data Protection
6 11 (35.48%) PRINCE2
7 9 (29.03%) PRINCE
8 7 (22.58%) Programme Management
9 6 (19.35%) Resource Management
9 6 (19.35%) Project Management
9 6 (19.35%) Data Security
9 6 (19.35%) Security Management
10 5 (16.13%) Document Management
10 5 (16.13%) Vulnerability Assessment
10 5 (16.13%) Cyber Security
10 5 (16.13%) Network Architecture
10 5 (16.13%) SIEM
11 4 (12.90%) Business Continuity
12 3 (9.68%) Disaster Recovery
12 3 (9.68%) ERP
Programming Languages
1 1 (3.23%) SQL
Qualifications
1 11 (35.48%) CISSP
2 8 (25.81%) CISA
2 8 (25.81%) Degree
3 7 (22.58%) CISM
4 5 (16.13%) GCIA
4 5 (16.13%) GCIH
5 2 (6.45%) CGEIT
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 28 (90.32%) COBIT
2 18 (58.06%) PCI DSS
3 6 (19.35%) ISO/IEC 17799
4 4 (12.90%) ISO/IEC 27001
Systems Management
1 4 (12.90%) McAfee ePO
Vendors
1 5 (16.13%) Cisco
1 5 (16.13%) Microsoft
1 5 (16.13%) Symantec
2 4 (12.90%) McAfee
2 4 (12.90%) Varonis
3 3 (9.68%) SAP
4 2 (6.45%) JD Edwards
5 1 (3.23%) Oracle
5 1 (3.23%) Tripwire