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 28 August 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
28 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Committee of Sponsoring Organizations of the Treadway Commission (COSO)
Rank 868 870 840
Rank change year-on-year
+2 -30
Permanent jobs citing COSO 25 37 33
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.023% 0.032% 0.031%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 0.21% 0.30% 0.30%
Number of salaries quoted 20 22 23
Average salary £75,000 £60,000 £72,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+25.00% -17.24%
90% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £48,900 £52,000
10% offered a salary of more than £87,750 £65,000 £92,500
UK excluding London average salary £75,000 £60,000 £65,000
% change year-on-year
+25.00% -7.69%

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
11772 12262 10873
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 10.75% 10.69% 10.24%
Number of salaries quoted 9379 9451 8545
Average salary £46,000 £45,000 £46,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+2.22% -3.22%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,500 £28,000
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £75,000 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -

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 28 August 2015 within the UK.

COSO Salary Histogram in the UK

COSO
Top 12 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 28 August 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 -15 18 £75,000 +25.00% 1
London +21 11 £62,500 - 1
East of England 0 7 £82,500 -
Cambridgeshire - 6 £78,750 -
Cambridge - 6 £78,750 -
Cardiff - 2 £50,000 -
South Wales - 2 £50,000 -
Wales - 2 £50,000 -
Hertfordshire -14 1 £90,000 -
Scotland - 1 £30,500 -
Glasgow - 1 £30,500 -
Hertford - 1 £90,000 -

COSO
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 28 August 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 25 (64.10%) Risk Management
2 23 (58.97%) Finance
2 23 (58.97%) COBIT
3 21 (53.85%) CISA
4 20 (51.28%) Information Security
5 14 (35.90%) ISO/IEC 27001
6 12 (30.77%) Stakeholder Management
7 11 (28.21%) CISM
7 11 (28.21%) Change Management
7 11 (28.21%) Security Management
7 11 (28.21%) SAP
7 11 (28.21%) CISSP
8 9 (23.08%) CIMA
9 8 (20.51%) Legal
10 7 (17.95%) CRISC
10 7 (17.95%) Procure-to-pay
11 6 (15.38%) SDLC
11 6 (15.38%) CSSLP
11 6 (15.38%) Sarbanes-Oxley
11 6 (15.38%) Business Continuity
11 6 (15.38%) Taxonomies
11 6 (15.38%) Risk Assessment
11 6 (15.38%) PCI DSS
12 5 (12.82%) ISMS
12 5 (12.82%) Banking
12 5 (12.82%) Information Security Management
12 5 (12.82%) ITIL
13 4 (10.26%) Business Continuity Management
13 4 (10.26%) SaaS
13 4 (10.26%) Management Information System

COSO
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 28 August 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 1 (2.56%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 2 (5.13%) SAP GRC
Cloud Services
1 4 (10.26%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 3 (7.69%) Firewall
General
1 23 (58.97%) Finance
2 8 (20.51%) Legal
3 5 (12.82%) Banking
4 3 (7.69%) Manufacturing
5 1 (2.56%) Retail
Job Titles
1 14 (35.90%) Risk Manager
2 5 (12.82%) Information Manager
2 5 (12.82%) Information Security Manager
2 5 (12.82%) IT Risk Manager
2 5 (12.82%) Security Manager
2 5 (12.82%) Information Security Risk Manager
2 5 (12.82%) Information Risk Manager
2 5 (12.82%) Risk Officer
3 4 (10.26%) Auditor
4 3 (7.69%) Internal Auditor
4 3 (7.69%) Information Assurance Manager
4 3 (7.69%) Analyst
4 3 (7.69%) Security Assurance Manager
5 2 (5.13%) Head of Security
5 2 (5.13%) Risk Analyst
5 2 (5.13%) Project Manager
6 1 (2.56%) Head of Operations
6 1 (2.56%) Compliance Manager
6 1 (2.56%) Information Analyst
6 1 (2.56%) Information Security Analyst
Miscellaneous
1 6 (15.38%) Taxonomies
2 4 (10.26%) Management Information System
3 3 (7.69%) Analytical Skills
3 3 (7.69%) Public Cloud
4 1 (2.56%) Data Centre
Operating Systems
1 1 (2.56%) UNIX
1 1 (2.56%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 25 (64.10%) Risk Management
2 20 (51.28%) Information Security
3 12 (30.77%) Stakeholder Management
4 11 (28.21%) Security Management
4 11 (28.21%) Change Management
5 7 (17.95%) Procure-to-pay
6 6 (15.38%) SDLC
6 6 (15.38%) Business Continuity
6 6 (15.38%) Risk Assessment
7 5 (12.82%) Information Security Management
7 5 (12.82%) ITIL
7 5 (12.82%) ISMS
8 4 (10.26%) Business Continuity Management
9 3 (7.69%) SAP Security
9 3 (7.69%) ERP
9 3 (7.69%) Disaster Recovery
9 3 (7.69%) GAP Analysis
10 2 (5.13%) Project Management
10 2 (5.13%) PRINCE2
10 2 (5.13%) Strategic Planning
Qualifications
1 21 (53.85%) CISA
2 11 (28.21%) CISM
2 11 (28.21%) CISSP
3 9 (23.08%) CIMA
4 7 (17.95%) CRISC
5 6 (15.38%) CSSLP
6 4 (10.26%) Degree
7 2 (5.13%) PMP
7 2 (5.13%) PMI Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 23 (58.97%) COBIT
2 14 (35.90%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 6 (15.38%) PCI DSS
3 6 (15.38%) Sarbanes-Oxley
4 3 (7.69%) HIPAA
5 1 (2.56%) ISO 9001
5 1 (2.56%) BS25999
Systems Management
1 2 (5.13%) EMC NetWorker
Vendors
1 11 (28.21%) SAP
2 3 (7.69%) Oracle
3 1 (2.56%) Symantec
3 1 (2.56%) Tripwire
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