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 24 September 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
24 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Committee of Sponsoring Organizations of the Treadway Commission (COSO)
Rank 895 939 939
Rank change year-on-year
+44 0
Permanent jobs citing COSO 15 24 47
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.016% 0.022% 0.041%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 0.13% 0.19% 0.36%
Number of salaries quoted 14 19 30
Median salary £70,000 £75,000 £60,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
-6.66% +25.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £50,000 £44,000
10% offered a salary of more than £90,000 £88,000 £72,750
UK excluding London median salary £85,000 £75,000 £60,000
% change year-on-year
+13.33% +25.00%

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
11467 12671 13024
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 12.16% 11.58% 11.40%
Number of salaries quoted 9033 10101 10064
Median salary £50,000 £47,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+5.26% +5.55%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £28,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £70,000 £75,000
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+5.88% +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 24 September 2016 within the UK.

COSO Salary Histogram in the UK

COSO
Top 14 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 24 September 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
(Click see detailed
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 +52 15 £70,000 -6.66%
South East - 10 £85,000 -
Berkshire - 8 £85,000 -
Reading - 5 £90,000 -
London +25 4 £70,000 +24.44%
Canary Wharf - 3 £70,000 -
Bracknell - 3 £50,000 -
Basingstoke - 1 £65,000 -
Henley-on-Thames - 1 £90,000 -
Sheffield - 1 - -
South Yorkshire - 1 - -
Oxfordshire - 1 £90,000 -
Hampshire - 1 £65,000 -
Yorkshire - 1 - -

COSO
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 24 September 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 37 (90.24%) ITIL
2 36 (87.80%) COBIT
3 30 (73.17%) Information Security
4 29 (70.73%) CISSP
5 21 (51.22%) Finance
5 21 (51.22%) Degree
6 18 (43.90%) ISO/IEC 27001
6 18 (43.90%) Computer Science
7 17 (41.46%) Risk Management
8 14 (34.15%) Analytical Skills
9 13 (31.71%) Data Protection
9 13 (31.71%) Management Information System
10 12 (29.27%) ISO27005
11 9 (21.95%) Project Management
12 8 (19.51%) CISA
12 8 (19.51%) Oracle
13 6 (14.63%) Vulnerability Assessment
13 6 (14.63%) Identity Management
13 6 (14.63%) Risk Assessment
13 6 (14.63%) Unix
13 6 (14.63%) Windows
13 6 (14.63%) SQL
13 6 (14.63%) Service Delivery
13 6 (14.63%) Change Management
13 6 (14.63%) Database Security
14 5 (12.20%) CISM
14 5 (12.20%) QiCA
14 5 (12.20%) Data Security
14 5 (12.20%) Security Management
15 4 (9.76%) Banking

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 4 (9.76%) MS Excel
2 2 (4.88%) MS Project
2 2 (4.88%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 4 (9.76%) IaaS
1 4 (9.76%) PaaS
1 4 (9.76%) SaaS
2 2 (4.88%) Cloud Computing
3 1 (2.44%) Amazon AWS
3 1 (2.44%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 4 (9.76%) Firewall
2 2 (4.88%) Cisco IOS
2 2 (4.88%) Network Security
General
1 21 (51.22%) Finance
2 4 (9.76%) Banking
3 3 (7.32%) Legal
4 1 (2.44%) Aerospace
4 1 (2.44%) Retail
Job Titles
1 13 (31.71%) Security Officer
2 12 (29.27%) Information Officer
2 12 (29.27%) Information Security Officer
2 12 (29.27%) Risk Manager
3 8 (19.51%) CISSP Manager
3 8 (19.51%) IT Manager
3 8 (19.51%) Security Manager
4 7 (17.07%) Information Manager
4 7 (17.07%) Information Security Manager
4 7 (17.07%) IT Risk Manager
5 5 (12.20%) Information Risk Manager
5 5 (12.20%) Information Security Risk Manager
6 3 (7.32%) Analyst
6 3 (7.32%) Security Analyst
6 3 (7.32%) Test Manager
7 2 (4.88%) Compliance Analyst
7 2 (4.88%) Cybersecurity Analyst
7 2 (4.88%) IT Security Officer
7 2 (4.88%) Senior Data Warehouse Specialist
8 1 (2.44%) Risk Analyst
Miscellaneous
1 18 (43.90%) Computer Science
2 14 (34.15%) Analytical Skills
3 13 (31.71%) Management Information System
4 4 (9.76%) Enterprise Cloud
5 3 (7.32%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
6 2 (4.88%) Cyberthreat
6 2 (4.88%) Data Centre
6 2 (4.88%) Security Operations Centre
7 1 (2.44%) Fintech
Operating Systems
1 6 (14.63%) Unix
1 6 (14.63%) Windows
2 3 (7.32%) Windows 7
3 2 (4.88%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 37 (90.24%) ITIL
2 30 (73.17%) Information Security
3 17 (41.46%) Risk Management
4 13 (31.71%) Data Protection
5 9 (21.95%) Project Management
6 6 (14.63%) Change Management
6 6 (14.63%) Database Security
6 6 (14.63%) Identity Management
6 6 (14.63%) Risk Assessment
6 6 (14.63%) Service Delivery
6 6 (14.63%) Vulnerability Assessment
7 5 (12.20%) Data Security
7 5 (12.20%) Security Management
8 4 (9.76%) Analytics
8 4 (9.76%) B2B
8 4 (9.76%) Business Continuity
8 4 (9.76%) Continuous Improvement
8 4 (9.76%) Stakeholder Management
9 3 (7.32%) CRAMM
9 3 (7.32%) Test Strategy
Programming Languages
1 6 (14.63%) SQL
2 3 (7.32%) C
3 1 (2.44%) Perl
3 1 (2.44%) Python
3 1 (2.44%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 29 (70.73%) CISSP
2 21 (51.22%) Degree
3 8 (19.51%) CISA
4 5 (12.20%) CISM
4 5 (12.20%) QiCA
5 2 (4.88%) CIMA
5 2 (4.88%) PCI QSA
5 2 (4.88%) PMI Certification
5 2 (4.88%) PMP
6 1 (2.44%) GCIA
6 1 (2.44%) GCIH
6 1 (2.44%) MBA
6 1 (2.44%) MCSE
6 1 (2.44%) Microsoft Certification
6 1 (2.44%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 36 (87.80%) COBIT
2 18 (43.90%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 12 (29.27%) ISO27005
4 4 (9.76%) BS25999
4 4 (9.76%) ISAE 3402
4 4 (9.76%) Sarbanes-Oxley
5 2 (4.88%) PCI DSS
5 2 (4.88%) SSAE 16
6 1 (2.44%) QA
System Software
1 3 (7.32%) VMware Workstation
2 1 (2.44%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 2 (4.88%) EMC NetWorker
Vendors
1 8 (19.51%) Oracle
2 3 (7.32%) VMware
3 2 (4.88%) Cisco
3 2 (4.88%) Citrix
3 2 (4.88%) SAP