The table below looks at the statistics for COSO skills in IT jobs advertised across the UK. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited COSO over the 3 months to 11 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
11 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Committee of Sponsoring Organizations of the Treadway Commission (COSO)
Rank 902 922 904
Rank change year-on-year
+20 -18
Permanent jobs citing COSO 33 15 33
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.033% 0.014% 0.031%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 0.27% 0.13% 0.29%
Number of salaries quoted 29 11 27
Average salary £73,000 £50,000 £45,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+46.00% +9.89%
90% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £47,500 £40,500
10% offered a salary of more than £81,500 £65,000 £63,250
UK excluding London average salary £73,000 £50,000 £57,500
% change year-on-year
+46.00% -13.04%

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
12200 11759 11516
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 12.05% 11.05% 10.94%
Number of salaries quoted 9695 9176 8843
Average salary £50,000 £45,000 £47,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+11.11% -5.26%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £29,000 £28,000
10% offered a salary of more than £72,500 £72,500 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £44,000 £42,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+3.52% -

COSO
Jobs Demand Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing COSO within the UK as a proportion of the total demand within 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 11 February 2016 within the UK.

COSO Salary Histogram in the UK

COSO
Top 16 Job Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing COSO within the UK over the 3 months to 11 February 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 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
England +35 30 £73,000 +46.00%
South East +23 15 £50,000 -9.09%
Gatwick - 10 £50,000 -
West Sussex - 10 £50,000 -
East of England - 7 £80,000 -
Cambridgeshire - 4 £75,000 -
Cambridge - 4 £75,000 -
East Midlands +4 3 £52,500 +10.52%
Northamptonshire -1 3 £52,500 +10.52%
Manchester - 3 £80,000 -
Hertfordshire - 3 £80,000 -
North West - 3 £80,000 -
London +7 2 £72,750 -27.25%
Oxfordshire - 2 £81,750 -
Northampton -10 1 £55,000 +15.78%
Kettering - 1 - -

COSO
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 11 February 2016, IT jobs within the UK 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 45 (81.82%) Finance
2 31 (56.36%) COBIT
3 28 (50.91%) Risk Management
4 23 (41.82%) ITIL
5 22 (40.00%) Management Information System
5 22 (40.00%) Information Security
6 21 (38.18%) CISSP
7 19 (34.55%) ISO/IEC 27001
8 18 (32.73%) CISA
9 17 (30.91%) Change Management
10 16 (29.09%) Firewall
10 16 (29.09%) Project Management
11 15 (27.27%) PCI DSS
12 14 (25.45%) Configuration Management
13 13 (23.64%) Degree
13 13 (23.64%) Vulnerability Management
13 13 (23.64%) ISO22301
14 12 (21.82%) Sarbanes-Oxley
14 12 (21.82%) ISO 9001
14 12 (21.82%) SAP
15 10 (18.18%) CISM
15 10 (18.18%) Statistics
15 10 (18.18%) Operations Management
15 10 (18.18%) Software Testing
15 10 (18.18%) CRAMM
15 10 (18.18%) Business Process Improvement
15 10 (18.18%) Process Improvement
15 10 (18.18%) Analytical Skills
16 9 (16.36%) Procure-to-pay
16 9 (16.36%) Internal Audit

COSO
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 11 February 2016, IT jobs within the UK 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 1 (1.82%) MS Excel
1 1 (1.82%) MS Office
1 1 (1.82%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 1 (1.82%) Payment Gateway
1 1 (1.82%) SAP GRC
Cloud Services
1 7 (12.73%) SaaS
2 4 (7.27%) IaaS
2 4 (7.27%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 16 (29.09%) Firewall
2 8 (14.55%) Network Security
3 7 (12.73%) Internet
3 7 (12.73%) LAN
3 7 (12.73%) WAN
4 4 (7.27%) Cisco IOS
4 4 (7.27%) Extranet
4 4 (7.27%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (7.27%) GIS
2 1 (1.82%) Oracle Reports
General
1 45 (81.82%) Finance
2 7 (12.73%) Banking
3 6 (10.91%) Manufacturing
4 4 (7.27%) Legal
5 2 (3.64%) Retail
6 1 (1.82%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 12 (21.82%) Information Officer
1 12 (21.82%) Information Security Officer
1 12 (21.82%) Security Officer
2 10 (18.18%) Release Manager
3 9 (16.36%) Compliance Manager
3 9 (16.36%) SAP Manager
4 8 (14.55%) Risk Manager
5 6 (10.91%) Auditor
5 6 (10.91%) Security Manager
6 5 (9.09%) Finance Manager
7 3 (5.45%) Internal Auditor
7 3 (5.45%) IT Auditor
7 3 (5.45%) IT Manager
7 3 (5.45%) IT Security Manager
8 2 (3.64%) Consultant
8 2 (3.64%) Coordinator
8 2 (3.64%) Head of IT
8 2 (3.64%) Head of Operations
8 2 (3.64%) Head of Security
8 2 (3.64%) SOX Consultant
Miscellaneous
1 22 (40.00%) Management Information System
2 10 (18.18%) Analytical Skills
2 10 (18.18%) Statistics
3 7 (12.73%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
4 4 (7.27%) PKI
5 3 (5.45%) Computer Science
5 3 (5.45%) Public Cloud
6 2 (3.64%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
7 1 (1.82%) Cryptography
Operating Systems
1 9 (16.36%) Windows
2 8 (14.55%) Windows 7
3 4 (7.27%) Unix
4 1 (1.82%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 28 (50.91%) Risk Management
2 23 (41.82%) ITIL
3 22 (40.00%) Information Security
4 17 (30.91%) Change Management
5 16 (29.09%) Project Management
6 14 (25.45%) Configuration Management
7 13 (23.64%) Vulnerability Management
8 10 (18.18%) Business Process Improvement
8 10 (18.18%) CRAMM
8 10 (18.18%) Operations Management
8 10 (18.18%) Process Improvement
8 10 (18.18%) Software Testing
9 9 (16.36%) Data Security
9 9 (16.36%) Internal Audit
9 9 (16.36%) Procure-to-pay
9 9 (16.36%) Security Architecture
10 8 (14.55%) IT Audit
11 7 (12.73%) Security Management
12 6 (10.91%) Business Continuity
12 6 (10.91%) Service Delivery
Programming Languages
1 7 (12.73%) Perl
1 7 (12.73%) Python
1 7 (12.73%) Ruby
2 2 (3.64%) C
3 1 (1.82%) SQL
Qualifications
1 21 (38.18%) CISSP
2 18 (32.73%) CISA
3 13 (23.64%) Degree
4 10 (18.18%) CISM
5 5 (9.09%) MBA
6 4 (7.27%) CCIE
6 4 (7.27%) Cisco Certification
6 4 (7.27%) CITP
6 4 (7.27%) GCIA
6 4 (7.27%) GCIH
6 4 (7.27%) MCSE
6 4 (7.27%) Microsoft Certification
7 3 (5.45%) CRISC
7 3 (5.45%) ISACA
7 3 (5.45%) PCI QSA
8 2 (3.64%) PRINCE2 Certification
8 2 (3.64%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
8 2 (3.64%) QiCA
9 1 (1.82%) ACCA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 31 (56.36%) COBIT
2 19 (34.55%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 15 (27.27%) PCI DSS
4 13 (23.64%) ISO22301
5 12 (21.82%) ISO 9001
5 12 (21.82%) Sarbanes-Oxley
6 5 (9.09%) ISAE 3402
7 4 (7.27%) QA
8 3 (5.45%) HIPAA
9 2 (3.64%) MiFID
9 2 (3.64%) SAS 70
10 1 (1.82%) BS25999
10 1 (1.82%) GAAP
10 1 (1.82%) ISO27002
10 1 (1.82%) ISO27005
System Software
1 8 (14.55%) VMware Workstation
2 3 (5.45%) VMware Infrastructure
Vendors
1 12 (21.82%) SAP
2 8 (14.55%) Cisco
2 8 (14.55%) VMware
3 3 (5.45%) Citrix
4 2 (3.64%) Oracle
5 1 (1.82%) CA
5 1 (1.82%) Cognizant
5 1 (1.82%) PeopleSoft
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