The first table below looks at the demand 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 18 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category for the South East region.

Location
3 months to
18 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Committee of Sponsoring Organizations of the Treadway Commission (COSO)
Rank 443 421 434
Rank change year-on-year
-22 +13
Permanent jobs citing COSO 8 17 7
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 0.033% 0.076% 0.029%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 0.32% 0.77% 0.28%
Number of salaries quoted 7 6 6
Average salary £70,000 £52,500 £70,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+33.33% -25.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £53,400 £40,000 £61,250
10% offered a salary of more than £72,000 £57,500 £95,000
UK excluding London average salary £60,750 £52,500 £70,000
% change year-on-year
+15.71% -25.00%
Quality Assurance & Compliance Category
South East
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Quality Assurance & Compliance category
2498 2213 2478
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 10.39% 9.86% 10.11%
Number of salaries quoted 1916 1772 2131
Average salary £42,500 £42,500 £42,500
90% offered a salary of more than £25,500 £27,500 £28,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £67,500 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
COSO
England

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 18 April 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 18 April 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
(Click each for more statistics)
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
Find
Job
Vacancies
Berkshire - 4 £64,500 -
Oxfordshire - 2 £70,000 -
Hampshire -13 1 - -
Kent - 1 £45,000 -
COSO
England

COSO
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 18 April 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 30 (100.00%) Finance
1 30 (100.00%) COBIT
2 26 (86.67%) ITIL
3 16 (53.33%) Change Management
4 14 (46.67%) PCI DSS
5 13 (43.33%) Ethical Hacking
5 13 (43.33%) Vulnerability Assessment
5 13 (43.33%) Penetration Testing
6 12 (40.00%) Information Security
7 11 (36.67%) Security Management
7 11 (36.67%) ISO/IEC 27001
8 9 (30.00%) Risk Management
9 8 (26.67%) PRINCE
10 7 (23.33%) HP
10 7 (23.33%) CISSP
10 7 (23.33%) Legal
10 7 (23.33%) WebInspect
10 7 (23.33%) OWASP
11 6 (20.00%) Low Latency
11 6 (20.00%) CEH
11 6 (20.00%) PRINCE2
11 6 (20.00%) Management Information System
11 6 (20.00%) Data Security
11 6 (20.00%) CISM
12 5 (16.67%) Risk Assessment
12 5 (16.67%) Degree
12 5 (16.67%) PKI
13 4 (13.33%) Data Protection
13 4 (13.33%) Information Security Management
14 3 (10.00%) Project Management

COSO
Top Related IT Skills in the South East by Category

For the 6 months to 18 April 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.

Communications & Networking
1 1 (3.33%) HTTP
1 1 (3.33%) TCP/IP
1 1 (3.33%) VPN
1 1 (3.33%) SSL
1 1 (3.33%) SSH
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (3.33%) SQL Server
1 1 (3.33%) RDBMS
1 1 (3.33%) Relational Database
General
1 30 (100.00%) Finance
2 7 (23.33%) Legal
3 2 (6.67%) Banking
4 1 (3.33%) Military
Job Titles
1 12 (40.00%) Penetration Tester
1 12 (40.00%) Tester
2 8 (26.67%) Security Analyst
2 8 (26.67%) Analyst
3 7 (23.33%) Information Analyst
3 7 (23.33%) Information Security Analyst
4 6 (20.00%) Ethical Hacker
5 4 (13.33%) Security Specialist
6 2 (6.67%) Information Security Specialist
6 2 (6.67%) Information Specialist
6 2 (6.67%) Auditor
6 2 (6.67%) IT Auditor
7 1 (3.33%) Audit Manager
7 1 (3.33%) Senior Analyst
7 1 (3.33%) Senior IT Auditor
7 1 (3.33%) Information Manager
7 1 (3.33%) Information Security Manager
7 1 (3.33%) Senior Auditor
7 1 (3.33%) IT Audit Manager
7 1 (3.33%) IT Security Analyst
Miscellaneous
1 6 (20.00%) Management Information System
2 5 (16.67%) PKI
3 2 (6.67%) Computer Science
3 2 (6.67%) FMCG
4 1 (3.33%) Cryptography
4 1 (3.33%) Mobile Payment
Operating Systems
1 2 (6.67%) Windows
2 1 (3.33%) AIX
2 1 (3.33%) Solaris
2 1 (3.33%) Linux
2 1 (3.33%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 26 (86.67%) ITIL
2 16 (53.33%) Change Management
3 13 (43.33%) Ethical Hacking
3 13 (43.33%) Vulnerability Assessment
3 13 (43.33%) Penetration Testing
4 12 (40.00%) Information Security
5 11 (36.67%) Security Management
6 9 (30.00%) Risk Management
7 8 (26.67%) PRINCE
8 7 (23.33%) OWASP
9 6 (20.00%) Low Latency
9 6 (20.00%) PRINCE2
9 6 (20.00%) Data Security
10 5 (16.67%) Risk Assessment
11 4 (13.33%) Data Protection
11 4 (13.33%) Information Security Management
12 3 (10.00%) Project Management
12 3 (10.00%) Asset Management
12 3 (10.00%) Analytics
12 3 (10.00%) Security Testing
Programming Languages
1 1 (3.33%) C
1 1 (3.33%) SQL
Qualifications
1 7 (23.33%) CISSP
2 6 (20.00%) CEH
2 6 (20.00%) CISM
3 5 (16.67%) Degree
4 3 (10.00%) CISA
5 2 (6.67%) CGEIT
6 1 (3.33%) QiCA
6 1 (3.33%) GCIH
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 30 (100.00%) COBIT
2 14 (46.67%) PCI DSS
3 11 (36.67%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 3 (10.00%) QA
5 2 (6.67%) Sarbanes-Oxley
Systems Management
1 7 (23.33%) WebInspect
2 1 (3.33%) McAfee ePO
Vendors
1 7 (23.33%) HP
2 2 (6.67%) SAP
2 2 (6.67%) JD Edwards
3 1 (3.33%) Oracle
3 1 (3.33%) Cisco
3 1 (3.33%) McAfee
3 1 (3.33%) Varonis