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 30 June 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
30 Jun 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Committee of Sponsoring Organizations of the Treadway Commission (COSO)
Rank 886 922 851
Rank change year-on-year
+36 -71
Permanent jobs citing COSO 12 11 29
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.011% 0.009% 0.026%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 0.10% 0.086% 0.26%
Number of salaries quoted 11 7 13
Average salary £72,500 £55,000 £57,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+31.81% -4.34%
90% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £45,600 £41,000
10% offered a salary of more than £80,000 £77,600 £92,500
UK excluding London average salary £46,500 £57,000 £52,500
% change year-on-year
-18.42% +8.57%

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
11879 12721 11077
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 10.72% 10.58% 10.06%
Number of salaries quoted 9390 9875 8965
Average salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,500 £28,000
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £70,000 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £41,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.75% -

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 30 June 2015 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 average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing COSO within the UK over the 3 months to 30 June 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 +33 11 £72,500 +31.81% 2
London +25 10 £72,500 +61.11% 2
City of London +39 1 £90,000 +100.00%
South East +20 1 £62,500 -10.07%
Scotland - 1 £30,500 -
Surrey - 1 £62,500 -
Camberley - 1 £62,500 -
Glasgow - 1 £30,500 -

COSO
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 30 June 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 18 (66.67%) Risk Management
2 17 (62.96%) CISSP
3 16 (59.26%) CISM
3 16 (59.26%) Information Security
3 16 (59.26%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 15 (55.56%) COBIT
5 13 (48.15%) CISA
6 11 (40.74%) Finance
7 9 (33.33%) CRISC
8 8 (29.63%) ISMS
8 8 (29.63%) Legal
9 7 (25.93%) Stakeholder Management
9 7 (25.93%) Information Security Management
9 7 (25.93%) Security Management
9 7 (25.93%) Change Management
9 7 (25.93%) ITIL
10 6 (22.22%) CSSLP
10 6 (22.22%) Taxonomies
10 6 (22.22%) SDLC
11 5 (18.52%) Management Information System
12 4 (14.81%) Oracle
12 4 (14.81%) SAP
13 3 (11.11%) Degree
13 3 (11.11%) Computer Science
13 3 (11.11%) PCI DSS
13 3 (11.11%) ERP
13 3 (11.11%) Sarbanes-Oxley
13 3 (11.11%) Disaster Recovery
13 3 (11.11%) Analytical Skills
13 3 (11.11%) CIMA

COSO
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 30 June 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 2 (7.41%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (3.70%) Oracle ERP
1 1 (3.70%) Oracle EBS R12
Cloud Services
1 2 (7.41%) SaaS
General
1 11 (40.74%) Finance
2 8 (29.63%) Legal
3 2 (7.41%) Banking
3 2 (7.41%) Retail
Job Titles
1 9 (33.33%) Risk Manager
2 6 (22.22%) Information Manager
2 6 (22.22%) Information Security Manager
2 6 (22.22%) Security Manager
2 6 (22.22%) Information Security Risk Manager
2 6 (22.22%) Information Risk Manager
3 5 (18.52%) Risk Officer
3 5 (18.52%) Analyst
4 4 (14.81%) Risk Analyst
5 3 (11.11%) IT Risk Analyst
6 2 (7.41%) Head of Security
6 2 (7.41%) Auditor
6 2 (7.41%) IT Auditor
6 2 (7.41%) IT Risk Manager
7 1 (3.70%) Information Analyst
7 1 (3.70%) Senior IT Auditor
7 1 (3.70%) Security Architect
7 1 (3.70%) Security Analyst
7 1 (3.70%) Consultant
7 1 (3.70%) Audit Manager
Miscellaneous
1 6 (22.22%) Taxonomies
2 5 (18.52%) Management Information System
3 3 (11.11%) Computer Science
3 3 (11.11%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (3.70%) BYOD
4 1 (3.70%) Data Centre
Operating Systems
1 2 (7.41%) UNIX
1 2 (7.41%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 18 (66.67%) Risk Management
2 16 (59.26%) Information Security
3 8 (29.63%) ISMS
4 7 (25.93%) Stakeholder Management
4 7 (25.93%) Information Security Management
4 7 (25.93%) Security Management
4 7 (25.93%) ITIL
4 7 (25.93%) Change Management
5 6 (22.22%) SDLC
6 3 (11.11%) Disaster Recovery
6 3 (11.11%) ERP
7 2 (7.41%) PRINCE2
7 2 (7.41%) Project Management
7 2 (7.41%) Business Continuity
7 2 (7.41%) Business Development
7 2 (7.41%) Change Control
8 1 (3.70%) Vulnerability Management
8 1 (3.70%) Cyber Security
8 1 (3.70%) Business Continuity Management
8 1 (3.70%) Protective Monitoring
Programming Languages
1 1 (3.70%) C
1 1 (3.70%) SQL
Qualifications
1 17 (62.96%) CISSP
2 16 (59.26%) CISM
3 13 (48.15%) CISA
4 9 (33.33%) CRISC
5 6 (22.22%) CSSLP
6 3 (11.11%) CIMA
6 3 (11.11%) Degree
7 2 (7.41%) PMP
7 2 (7.41%) PMI Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 16 (59.26%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 15 (55.56%) COBIT
3 3 (11.11%) PCI DSS
3 3 (11.11%) Sarbanes-Oxley
4 1 (3.70%) ISO/IEC 17799
4 1 (3.70%) ISO 9001
Systems Management
1 1 (3.70%) EMC NetWorker
Vendors
1 4 (14.81%) Oracle
1 4 (14.81%) SAP
2 1 (3.70%) Symantec
2 1 (3.70%) Tripwire
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