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 27 February 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
27 Feb 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Committee of Sponsoring Organizations of the Treadway Commission (COSO)
Rank 427 409 425
Rank change year-on-year
-18 +16
Permanent jobs citing COSO 9 12 11
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 0.043% 0.058% 0.051%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 0.41% 0.58% 0.48%
Number of salaries quoted 5 9 4
Average salary £60,000 £62,500 £56,250
Average salary % change year-on-year
-4.00% +11.11%
90% offered a salary of more than £49,700 £53,000 £51,500
10% offered a salary of more than £64,600 £70,000 £57,500
UK excluding London average salary £49,750 £57,500 £50,000
% change year-on-year
-13.47% +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
2210 2071 2269
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 10.66% 10.01% 10.57%
Number of salaries quoted 1732 1598 1854
Average salary £45,000 £44,500 £43,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+1.12% +2.29%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £25,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £67,500 £65,000 £62,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,275 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+5.68% -

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 27 February 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 27 February 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
Middlesex - 5 £64,000 -
Surrey - 2 £49,750 -
Buckinghamshire - 2 £62,500 -
COSO
England

COSO
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 27 February 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 17 (60.71%) Finance
2 16 (57.14%) Information Security
3 14 (50.00%) COBIT
4 13 (46.43%) ITIL
4 13 (46.43%) CISSP
5 12 (42.86%) CISM
6 11 (39.29%) ISO/IEC 27001
7 10 (35.71%) Change Management
7 10 (35.71%) Management Information System
7 10 (35.71%) Risk Management
8 9 (32.14%) Information Security Management
8 9 (32.14%) Security Management
8 9 (32.14%) Legal
8 9 (32.14%) PRINCE
8 9 (32.14%) ISMS
8 9 (32.14%) PCI DSS
8 9 (32.14%) CRISC
9 8 (28.57%) Degree
9 8 (28.57%) Computer Science
9 8 (28.57%) Cryptography
9 8 (28.57%) PKI
9 8 (28.57%) X.509
9 8 (28.57%) LDAP
9 8 (28.57%) Algorithms
10 7 (25.00%) Stakeholder Management
11 5 (17.86%) MS PowerPoint
11 5 (17.86%) Disaster Recovery
12 3 (10.71%) SQL
12 3 (10.71%) SAP
12 3 (10.71%) ERP

COSO
Top Related IT Skills in the South East by Category

For the 6 months to 27 February 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 5 (17.86%) MS PowerPoint
2 2 (7.14%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 2 (7.14%) Oracle ERP
1 2 (7.14%) Oracle EBS R12
Communications & Networking
1 8 (28.57%) LDAP
1 8 (28.57%) X.509
General
1 17 (60.71%) Finance
2 9 (32.14%) Legal
3 2 (7.14%) Banking
Job Titles
1 8 (28.57%) Risk Manager
1 8 (28.57%) Information Manager
1 8 (28.57%) Information Security Manager
1 8 (28.57%) Security Manager
1 8 (28.57%) Information Security Risk Manager
1 8 (28.57%) Information Risk Manager
2 7 (25.00%) Auditor
2 7 (25.00%) IT Auditor
3 4 (14.29%) Junior
4 2 (7.14%) Analyst
4 2 (7.14%) Senior Information Security Analyst
4 2 (7.14%) Senior Auditor
4 2 (7.14%) Senior Information Analyst
4 2 (7.14%) Senior Analyst
4 2 (7.14%) Security Analyst
4 2 (7.14%) Information Analyst
4 2 (7.14%) Senior IT Auditor
4 2 (7.14%) Security Architect
4 2 (7.14%) Information Security Analyst
4 2 (7.14%) Senior Security Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (3.57%) SailPoint
Miscellaneous
1 10 (35.71%) Management Information System
2 8 (28.57%) Cryptography
2 8 (28.57%) PKI
2 8 (28.57%) Computer Science
2 8 (28.57%) Algorithms
3 3 (10.71%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (3.57%) FMCG
Operating Systems
1 2 (7.14%) UNIX
1 2 (7.14%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 16 (57.14%) Information Security
2 13 (46.43%) ITIL
3 10 (35.71%) Change Management
3 10 (35.71%) Risk Management
4 9 (32.14%) Information Security Management
4 9 (32.14%) Security Management
4 9 (32.14%) ISMS
4 9 (32.14%) PRINCE
5 7 (25.00%) Stakeholder Management
6 5 (17.86%) Disaster Recovery
7 3 (10.71%) ERP
8 1 (3.57%) Validation
8 1 (3.57%) Risk Assessment
8 1 (3.57%) Data Analysis
8 1 (3.57%) Data Protection
8 1 (3.57%) Analytics
8 1 (3.57%) Infrastructure Management
Programming Languages
1 3 (10.71%) SQL
2 1 (3.57%) Java
Qualifications
1 13 (46.43%) CISSP
2 12 (42.86%) CISM
3 9 (32.14%) CRISC
4 8 (28.57%) Degree
5 3 (10.71%) CISA
6 1 (3.57%) CGEIT
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 14 (50.00%) COBIT
2 11 (39.29%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 9 (32.14%) PCI DSS
Systems Management
1 1 (3.57%) CA Single Sign-On
Vendors
1 3 (10.71%) SAP
2 2 (7.14%) Oracle
3 1 (3.57%) JD Edwards