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 21 February 2017 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
21 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Committee of Sponsoring Organizations of the Treadway Commission (COSO)
UK
Rank 851 912 932
Rank change year-on-year
+61 +20
Permanent jobs citing COSO 5 33 18
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.006% 0.033% 0.017%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 0.053% 0.27% 0.15%
Number of salaries quoted 2 27 11
Median salary £56,250 £72,500 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
-22.41% +45.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £55,250 £45,000 £47,500
10% offered a salary of more than £57,250 £83,000 £65,000
UK excluding London median salary £56,250 £72,500 £50,000
% change year-on-year
-22.41% +45.00%

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
9350 12352 11733
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 11.13% 12.23% 11.15%
Number of salaries quoted 7425 9792 9113
Median salary £47,500 £50,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
-5.00% +11.11%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £30,000 £29,000
10% offered a salary of more than £74,000 £70,000 £72,500
UK excluding London median salary £41,500 £44,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
-5.68% +3.52%

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
Top 12 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 21 February 2017. 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 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 +75 5 £56,250 -22.41% 1
East of England +23 2 £56,250 -29.68%
Luton - 2 £56,250 -
Bedfordshire - 2 £56,250 -
South East +53 1 - -
North West -25 1 - -
West Midlands - 1 - - 1
Warwickshire - 1 - - 1
Hampshire - 1 - -
Cheshire - 1 - -
Warwick - 1 - -
Basingstoke - 1 - -

COSO
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 21 February 2017, 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 13 (72.22%) ITIL
1 13 (72.22%) COBIT
2 10 (55.56%) Analytical Skills
3 9 (50.00%) Finance
3 9 (50.00%) Information Security
4 8 (44.44%) SQL
4 8 (44.44%) Oracle
5 7 (38.89%) Database Security
6 6 (33.33%) Analytics
6 6 (33.33%) Data Encryption
6 6 (33.33%) B2B
6 6 (33.33%) CISSP
6 6 (33.33%) Data Security
6 6 (33.33%) Risk Management
7 5 (27.78%) Project Management
7 5 (27.78%) Enterprise Cloud
8 3 (16.67%) Cyberthreat
8 3 (16.67%) Cyber Threat Intelligence
8 3 (16.67%) Cyber Intelligence
8 3 (16.67%) Security Monitoring
8 3 (16.67%) IaaS
8 3 (16.67%) SaaS
8 3 (16.67%) PaaS
8 3 (16.67%) Security Architecture
8 3 (16.67%) Process Improvement
8 3 (16.67%) Degree
8 3 (16.67%) Investment Management
8 3 (16.67%) BS25999
8 3 (16.67%) CISA
8 3 (16.67%) CISM

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:

Application Platforms
1 1 (5.56%) SharePoint
Applications
1 2 (11.11%) MS Visio
2 1 (5.56%) MS Excel
2 1 (5.56%) MS Project
Cloud Services
1 3 (16.67%) IaaS
1 3 (16.67%) PaaS
1 3 (16.67%) SaaS
2 2 (11.11%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 1 (5.56%) Cisco IOS
1 1 (5.56%) HTTP
1 1 (5.56%) Network Security
1 1 (5.56%) SSH
1 1 (5.56%) SSL
1 1 (5.56%) VPN
General
1 9 (50.00%) Finance
2 2 (11.11%) Banking
2 2 (11.11%) Legal
3 1 (5.56%) Financial Institution
Job Titles
1 9 (50.00%) Security Officer
2 8 (44.44%) Information Officer
2 8 (44.44%) Information Security Officer
3 2 (11.11%) IT Security Officer
3 2 (11.11%) Test Manager
4 1 (5.56%) Analyst
4 1 (5.56%) Business Analyst
4 1 (5.56%) Compliance Analyst
4 1 (5.56%) Compliance Business Analyst
4 1 (5.56%) Consultant
4 1 (5.56%) Data Consultant
4 1 (5.56%) Risk Analyst
4 1 (5.56%) Risk Business Analyst
4 1 (5.56%) Risk Officer
4 1 (5.56%) Security Consultant
4 1 (5.56%) Security Specialist
4 1 (5.56%) Security Technical Consultant
4 1 (5.56%) Technical Consultant
4 1 (5.56%) Technical Security Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (5.56%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 10 (55.56%) Analytical Skills
2 5 (27.78%) Enterprise Cloud
3 3 (16.67%) Cyberthreat
3 3 (16.67%) Management Information System
4 1 (5.56%) Data Centre
4 1 (5.56%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
4 1 (5.56%) PKI
4 1 (5.56%) Smartphone
4 1 (5.56%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 3 (16.67%) Unix
1 3 (16.67%) Windows
2 1 (5.56%) AIX
2 1 (5.56%) Linux
2 1 (5.56%) Solaris
2 1 (5.56%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (72.22%) ITIL
2 9 (50.00%) Information Security
3 7 (38.89%) Database Security
4 6 (33.33%) Analytics
4 6 (33.33%) B2B
4 6 (33.33%) Data Encryption
4 6 (33.33%) Data Security
4 6 (33.33%) Risk Management
5 5 (27.78%) Project Management
6 3 (16.67%) Business Continuity
6 3 (16.67%) Change Management
6 3 (16.67%) Cyber Intelligence
6 3 (16.67%) Cyber Threat Intelligence
6 3 (16.67%) Investment Management
6 3 (16.67%) Process Improvement
6 3 (16.67%) Security Architecture
6 3 (16.67%) Security Management
6 3 (16.67%) Security Monitoring
7 2 (11.11%) CRAMM
7 2 (11.11%) Test Strategy
Programming Languages
1 8 (44.44%) SQL
2 1 (5.56%) C
Qualifications
1 6 (33.33%) CISSP
2 3 (16.67%) CISA
2 3 (16.67%) CISM
2 3 (16.67%) Degree
3 2 (11.11%) QiCA
4 1 (5.56%) CRISC
4 1 (5.56%) GCIA
4 1 (5.56%) GCIH
4 1 (5.56%) Six Sigma Black Belt
4 1 (5.56%) Six Sigma Green Belt
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 13 (72.22%) COBIT
2 3 (16.67%) BS25999
3 2 (11.11%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 1 (5.56%) PCI DSS
4 1 (5.56%) QA
4 1 (5.56%) Sarbanes-Oxley
4 1 (5.56%) SAS 70
System Software
1 1 (5.56%) VMware Workstation
Systems Management
1 1 (5.56%) BladeLogic
1 1 (5.56%) IBM BigFix
1 1 (5.56%) SCCM
1 1 (5.56%) WSUS
Vendors
1 8 (44.44%) Oracle
2 2 (11.11%) Cisco
2 2 (11.11%) Citrix
3 1 (5.56%) CA
3 1 (5.56%) Microsoft
3 1 (5.56%) Qualys
3 1 (5.56%) VMware
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