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 26 January 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
26 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Committee of Sponsoring Organizations of the Treadway Commission (COSO)
Rank 860 852 872
Rank change year-on-year
-8 +20
Permanent jobs citing COSO 20 37 13
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.019% 0.036% 0.012%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 0.18% 0.35% 0.12%
Number of salaries quoted 17 29 10
Average salary £55,000 £52,500 £45,250
Average salary % change year-on-year
+4.76% +16.02%
90% offered a salary of more than £47,500 £40,500 £40,450
10% offered a salary of more than £80,000 £62,750 £55,250
UK excluding London average salary £55,000 £57,500 £40,500
% change year-on-year
-4.34% +41.97%

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
11065 10558 11257
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 10.49% 10.16% 10.15%
Number of salaries quoted 8644 8137 9198
Average salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £28,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £70,000 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+1.25% -

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 26 January 2015 within the UK.

COSO Salary Histogram in the UK

COSO
Top 13 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 26 January 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
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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 -17 20 £55,000 +4.76% 2
South East -43 10 £64,000 +8.93% 1
East Midlands - 4 £47,500 - 1
Northampton - 4 £47,500 - 1
Staines - 4 £50,000 -
Northamptonshire - 4 £47,500 - 1
Surrey - 4 £50,000 -
London +1 3 £100,000 +119.78%
Hampshire -28 3 £80,000 +28.00%
City of London -2 2 - -
Buckinghamshire - 2 £62,500 - 1
Middlesex +14 1 £64,000 +64.10%
High Wycombe - 1 £60,000 - 1

COSO
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 26 January 2015, 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 46 (64.79%) COBIT
2 37 (52.11%) Finance
3 36 (50.70%) Information Security
4 30 (42.25%) Management Information System
4 30 (42.25%) ITIL
5 28 (39.44%) Risk Management
6 23 (32.39%) Degree
7 22 (30.99%) PCI DSS
8 21 (29.58%) CISM
9 18 (25.35%) ISO/IEC 27001
10 17 (23.94%) CISA
11 16 (22.54%) Security Management
11 16 (22.54%) CISSP
12 15 (21.13%) Project Management
12 15 (21.13%) Change Management
12 15 (21.13%) Data Protection
13 13 (18.31%) PRINCE
14 12 (16.90%) Sarbanes-Oxley
14 12 (16.90%) Risk Assessment
15 11 (15.49%) CRISC
15 11 (15.49%) PRINCE2
16 10 (14.08%) Information Security Management
16 10 (14.08%) Stakeholder Management
17 9 (12.68%) MS PowerPoint
17 9 (12.68%) Business Continuity
18 8 (11.27%) LDAP
18 8 (11.27%) ERP
18 8 (11.27%) SAP
18 8 (11.27%) X.509
18 8 (11.27%) PKI

COSO
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 26 January 2015, 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 9 (12.68%) MS PowerPoint
2 5 (7.04%) MS Excel
3 3 (4.23%) MS Visio
3 3 (4.23%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 2 (2.82%) Oracle ERP
1 2 (2.82%) Oracle EBS R12
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.41%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 8 (11.27%) LDAP
1 8 (11.27%) X.509
2 4 (5.63%) Broadband
2 4 (5.63%) Internet
3 1 (1.41%) Network Security
General
1 37 (52.11%) Finance
2 8 (11.27%) Banking
3 7 (9.86%) Legal
3 7 (9.86%) Telecoms
4 1 (1.41%) Advertising
4 1 (1.41%) Retail
Job Titles
1 15 (21.13%) Information Manager
1 15 (21.13%) Information Security Manager
1 15 (21.13%) Security Manager
2 10 (14.08%) Risk Manager
3 9 (12.68%) IT Auditor
3 9 (12.68%) Auditor
4 7 (9.86%) Analyst
4 7 (9.86%) Audit Manager
5 5 (7.04%) Consultant
5 5 (7.04%) Information Risk Manager
5 5 (7.04%) Information Security Risk Manager
5 5 (7.04%) Risk Analyst
5 5 (7.04%) IT Risk Analyst
6 4 (5.63%) IT Audit Manager
6 4 (5.63%) Project Manager
6 4 (5.63%) Junior
7 3 (4.23%) Security Specialist
7 3 (4.23%) Senior IT Auditor
7 3 (4.23%) Head of Security
7 3 (4.23%) Senior Auditor
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (1.41%) SailPoint
Miscellaneous
1 30 (42.25%) Management Information System
2 8 (11.27%) Cryptography
2 8 (11.27%) PKI
2 8 (11.27%) Algorithms
3 7 (9.86%) Computer Science
4 4 (5.63%) Analytical Skills
4 4 (5.63%) Smartphone
4 4 (5.63%) Data Protection Act
5 2 (2.82%) FMCG
Operating Systems
1 3 (4.23%) UNIX
1 3 (4.23%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 36 (50.70%) Information Security
2 30 (42.25%) ITIL
3 28 (39.44%) Risk Management
4 16 (22.54%) Security Management
5 15 (21.13%) Project Management
5 15 (21.13%) Change Management
5 15 (21.13%) Data Protection
6 13 (18.31%) PRINCE
7 12 (16.90%) Risk Assessment
8 11 (15.49%) PRINCE2
9 10 (14.08%) Information Security Management
9 10 (14.08%) Stakeholder Management
10 9 (12.68%) Business Continuity
11 8 (11.27%) ERP
12 6 (8.45%) Data Security
12 6 (8.45%) Disaster Recovery
12 6 (8.45%) Programme Management
12 6 (8.45%) Resource Management
12 6 (8.45%) ISMS
13 5 (7.04%) IT Governance
Programming Languages
1 4 (5.63%) SQL
2 3 (4.23%) VB
2 3 (4.23%) C
3 1 (1.41%) Java
Qualifications
1 23 (32.39%) Degree
2 21 (29.58%) CISM
3 17 (23.94%) CISA
4 16 (22.54%) CISSP
5 11 (15.49%) CRISC
6 5 (7.04%) SC Cleared
6 5 (7.04%) Security Cleared
7 2 (2.82%) CGEIT
7 2 (2.82%) ACCA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 46 (64.79%) COBIT
2 22 (30.99%) PCI DSS
3 18 (25.35%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 12 (16.90%) Sarbanes-Oxley
5 7 (9.86%) ISO/IEC 17799
6 5 (7.04%) ISO 9001
7 2 (2.82%) GAAP
7 2 (2.82%) QA
Systems Management
1 3 (4.23%) McAfee ePO
2 1 (1.41%) CA SiteMinder
Vendors
1 8 (11.27%) SAP
2 6 (8.45%) Oracle
3 5 (7.04%) JD Edwards
4 4 (5.63%) Symantec
5 3 (4.23%) McAfee
5 3 (4.23%) Varonis
5 3 (4.23%) Microsoft
6 1 (1.41%) Tripwire
Northampton, Northamptonshire
Mortimer Spinks
Salary: £40000 - £55000 per annum + Pension Bonus
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