The table below looks at the statistics for COSO skills in IT jobs advertised across the UK. Included is a guide to the salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited COSO over the 3 months to 5 May 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
5 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Committee of Sponsoring Organizations of the Treadway Commission (COSO)
Rank 896 957 972
Rank change year-on-year
+61 +15
Permanent jobs citing COSO 41 17 25
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.040% 0.015% 0.021%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 0.34% 0.14% 0.19%
Number of salaries quoted 33 13 22
Median salary £70,000 £70,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
- +55.55%
90% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
10% offered a salary of more than £77,500 £78,000 £70,000
UK excluding London median salary £76,750 £60,000 £59,000
% change year-on-year
+27.91% +1.69%

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Quality Assurance & Compliance category in permanent jobs advertised across the UK.

Quality Assurance & Compliance Category
UK
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Quality Assurance & Compliance category
12059 12545 13315
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 11.76% 11.36% 11.14%
Number of salaries quoted 9584 9792 10442
Median salary £50,000 £47,500 £45,150
Median salary % change year-on-year
+5.26% +5.20%
90% offered a salary of more than £29,000 £27,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £72,500 £70,000 £75,000
UK excluding London median salary £44,000 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.52% +6.25%

COSO
Jobs Demand Trend

The demand trend of job ads citing COSO as a proportion of all IT jobs with a match in the Quality Assurance & Compliance category.

COSO Jobs Demand Trend in the UK

COSO
Salary Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing COSO within the UK.

COSO Salary Trend in the UK

COSO
Salary Histogram

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing COSO over the 3 months to 5 May 2016 within the UK.

COSO Salary Histogram in the UK

COSO
Top 8 Job Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing COSO within the UK over the 3 months to 5 May 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
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statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
England +50 38 £70,000 - 1
London +46 34 £45,000 -38.98% 1
South East +17 4 £76,750 +15.84%
Oxfordshire - 3 £77,500 -
Henley-on-Thames - 2 £77,500 -
Reading +16 1 £76,000 +8.57%
Berkshire +8 1 £76,000 +8.57%
Chiswick - 1 £57,500 -

COSO
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 5 May 2016, IT jobs citing COSO also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads with a requirement for COSO.

1 58 (74.36%) COBIT
2 56 (71.79%) CISSP
3 55 (70.51%) ITIL
4 46 (58.97%) Finance
4 46 (58.97%) Information Security
5 39 (50.00%) Degree
5 39 (50.00%) Risk Management
6 34 (43.59%) Management Information System
6 34 (43.59%) Computer Science
7 31 (39.74%) ISO/IEC 27001
8 25 (32.05%) Data Protection
9 22 (28.21%) Project Management
10 17 (21.79%) CISA
11 16 (20.51%) Change Management
11 16 (20.51%) Configuration Management
11 16 (20.51%) ISO27005
12 13 (16.67%) Firewall
12 13 (16.67%) Identity Management
12 13 (16.67%) Risk Assessment
12 13 (16.67%) Vulnerability Management
13 12 (15.38%) PCI DSS
13 12 (15.38%) CISM
14 11 (14.10%) Windows
15 10 (12.82%) ISO 9001
15 10 (12.82%) Sarbanes-Oxley
15 10 (12.82%) Data Security
15 10 (12.82%) Software Testing
15 10 (12.82%) Operations Management
15 10 (12.82%) Statistics
15 10 (12.82%) CRAMM

COSO
Top Related IT Skills by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Applications
1 3 (3.85%) MS Excel
2 1 (1.28%) MS Office
2 1 (1.28%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 1 (1.28%) Payment Gateway
Cloud Services
1 3 (3.85%) IaaS
1 3 (3.85%) PaaS
1 3 (3.85%) SaaS
2 1 (1.28%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (1.28%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 13 (16.67%) Firewall
2 6 (7.69%) Network Security
3 4 (5.13%) Extranet
3 4 (5.13%) SSL
4 3 (3.85%) Cisco IOS
4 3 (3.85%) Internet
4 3 (3.85%) LAN
4 3 (3.85%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (5.13%) GIS
2 1 (1.28%) Oracle Reports
General
1 46 (58.97%) Finance
2 3 (3.85%) Banking
2 3 (3.85%) Manufacturing
2 3 (3.85%) Retail
3 2 (2.56%) Legal
4 1 (1.28%) Aerospace
4 1 (1.28%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 19 (24.36%) Risk Manager
2 18 (23.08%) Security Officer
3 16 (20.51%) Information Security Officer
4 15 (19.23%) Information Officer
5 14 (17.95%) IT Manager
5 14 (17.95%) Security Manager
6 13 (16.67%) CISSP Manager
7 10 (12.82%) IT Risk Manager
7 10 (12.82%) Release Manager
8 8 (10.26%) Information Manager
8 8 (10.26%) Information Security Manager
9 7 (8.97%) Analyst
9 7 (8.97%) Security Analyst
10 6 (7.69%) Compliance Manager
10 6 (7.69%) Information Risk Manager
10 6 (7.69%) Information Security Risk Manager
11 5 (6.41%) Auditor
11 5 (6.41%) Information Analyst
11 5 (6.41%) Information Security Analyst
11 5 (6.41%) SAP Manager
Miscellaneous
1 34 (43.59%) Computer Science
1 34 (43.59%) Management Information System
2 10 (12.82%) Analytical Skills
2 10 (12.82%) Statistics
3 4 (5.13%) PKI
4 3 (3.85%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
5 2 (2.56%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
6 1 (1.28%) Cryptography
6 1 (1.28%) Fintech
Operating Systems
1 11 (14.10%) Windows
2 9 (11.54%) Windows 7
3 3 (3.85%) Unix
4 1 (1.28%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 55 (70.51%) ITIL
2 46 (58.97%) Information Security
3 39 (50.00%) Risk Management
4 25 (32.05%) Data Protection
5 22 (28.21%) Project Management
6 16 (20.51%) Change Management
6 16 (20.51%) Configuration Management
7 13 (16.67%) Identity Management
7 13 (16.67%) Risk Assessment
7 13 (16.67%) Vulnerability Management
8 10 (12.82%) Business Process Improvement
8 10 (12.82%) CRAMM
8 10 (12.82%) Data Security
8 10 (12.82%) Operations Management
8 10 (12.82%) Process Improvement
8 10 (12.82%) Software Testing
9 8 (10.26%) Internal Audit
10 7 (8.97%) ERP
10 7 (8.97%) Security Architecture
10 7 (8.97%) Vulnerability Assessment
Programming Languages
1 6 (7.69%) Perl
1 6 (7.69%) Python
1 6 (7.69%) Ruby
2 2 (2.56%) C
3 1 (1.28%) SQL
Qualifications
1 56 (71.79%) CISSP
2 39 (50.00%) Degree
3 17 (21.79%) CISA
4 12 (15.38%) CISM
5 6 (7.69%) GCIA
5 6 (7.69%) GCIH
5 6 (7.69%) MBA
5 6 (7.69%) MCSE
5 6 (7.69%) Microsoft Certification
6 5 (6.41%) ISACA
6 5 (6.41%) PCI QSA
7 4 (5.13%) CITP
8 3 (3.85%) CCIE
8 3 (3.85%) Cisco Certification
8 3 (3.85%) QiCA
9 2 (2.56%) CIMA
9 2 (2.56%) PMI Certification
9 2 (2.56%) PMP
10 1 (1.28%) ACCA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 58 (74.36%) COBIT
2 31 (39.74%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 16 (20.51%) ISO27005
4 12 (15.38%) PCI DSS
5 10 (12.82%) ISO 9001
5 10 (12.82%) ISO22301
5 10 (12.82%) Sarbanes-Oxley
6 4 (5.13%) QA
7 2 (2.56%) ISAE 3402
7 2 (2.56%) MiFID
7 2 (2.56%) SSAE 16
8 1 (1.28%) GAAP
8 1 (1.28%) ISO/IEC 17799
System Software
1 9 (11.54%) VMware Workstation
2 1 (1.28%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 2 (2.56%) EMC NetWorker
Vendors
1 9 (11.54%) SAP
1 9 (11.54%) VMware
2 6 (7.69%) Cisco
3 4 (5.13%) Oracle
4 3 (3.85%) Citrix
5 1 (1.28%) CA
5 1 (1.28%) Cognizant
5 1 (1.28%) PeopleSoft
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