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 22 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
22 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Committee of Sponsoring Organizations of the Treadway Commission (COSO)
Rank 868 837 887
Rank change year-on-year
-31 +50
Permanent jobs citing COSO 36 34 14
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.031% 0.031% 0.012%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 0.29% 0.31% 0.12%
Number of salaries quoted 21 22 9
Average salary £60,000 £73,750 £55,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-18.64% +34.09%
90% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £60,000 £50,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £92,500 £100,000
UK excluding London average salary £60,000 £65,000 £55,000
% change year-on-year
-7.69% +18.18%

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
12464 11108 12051
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 10.64% 10.22% 10.28%
Number of salaries quoted 9585 8724 9939
Average salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £28,000 £28,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £70,000 £74,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £41,500
% change year-on-year
- -3.61%

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 22 August 2014 within the UK.

COSO Salary Histogram in the UK

COSO
Top 21 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 22 August 2014. 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 -11 36 £60,000 -17.24% 2
South East -13 22 £65,000 - 1
Hampshire -5 17 £65,000 -
Basingstoke -9 8 £60,000 -7.69%
Birmingham - 6 - -
Havant - 6 £65,000 -
Hemel Hempstead - 6 - -
Hertfordshire - 6 - -
West Midlands - 6 - -
East of England - 6 - -
Berkshire - 4 £60,000 -
Maidenhead - 3 - -
Nottingham - 3 £76,000 -
Nottinghamshire - 3 £76,000 -
East Midlands - 3 £76,000 -
Cheshire -17 2 £47,250 -
London -19 2 - - 1
North West -20 2 £47,250 -17.82%
South West - 1 £55,000 -
Bristol - 1 £55,000 -
Buckinghamshire - 1 £52,500 -

COSO
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 22 August 2014, 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 43 (82.69%) COBIT
2 34 (65.38%) Finance
3 32 (61.54%) ITIL
4 22 (42.31%) Risk Management
5 21 (40.38%) Information Security
5 21 (40.38%) Management Information System
6 18 (34.62%) CISSP
7 17 (32.69%) Change Management
8 15 (28.85%) CISA
8 15 (28.85%) PCI DSS
8 15 (28.85%) ISO/IEC 27001
9 14 (26.92%) Risk Assessment
9 14 (26.92%) Data Protection
9 14 (26.92%) CISM
9 14 (26.92%) Sarbanes-Oxley
10 12 (23.08%) PRINCE2
11 11 (21.15%) Degree
11 11 (21.15%) ISO/IEC 17799
12 9 (17.31%) Programme Management
12 9 (17.31%) Continuous Improvement
13 8 (15.38%) Resource Management
13 8 (15.38%) Middleware
13 8 (15.38%) Process Management
13 8 (15.38%) Security Management
14 7 (13.46%) Project Management
14 7 (13.46%) Data Security
15 6 (11.54%) ERP
15 6 (11.54%) MS Visio
15 6 (11.54%) PRINCE
15 6 (11.54%) SAP

COSO
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 22 August 2014, 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 6 (11.54%) MS Visio
2 5 (9.62%) MS Excel
3 4 (7.69%) MS Project
4 1 (1.92%) MS PowerPoint
4 1 (1.92%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 5 (9.62%) SSH
1 5 (9.62%) Intrusion Detection
1 5 (9.62%) HTTP
1 5 (9.62%) VPN
1 5 (9.62%) SSL
1 5 (9.62%) Firewall
2 3 (5.77%) Internet
2 3 (5.77%) Broadband
3 1 (1.92%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (1.92%) Oracle Reports
General
1 34 (65.38%) Finance
2 5 (9.62%) Legal
3 4 (7.69%) Telecoms
3 4 (7.69%) Banking
4 2 (3.85%) German Language
5 1 (1.92%) French Language
5 1 (1.92%) Spanish Language
5 1 (1.92%) Retail
5 1 (1.92%) Investment Banking
5 1 (1.92%) Local Government
5 1 (1.92%) Advertising
5 1 (1.92%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 12 (23.08%) Security Manager
2 10 (19.23%) Information Manager
2 10 (19.23%) Information Security Manager
3 8 (15.38%) Security Specialist
3 8 (15.38%) Audit Manager
4 6 (11.54%) Project Manager
4 6 (11.54%) Analyst
4 6 (11.54%) Auditor
5 5 (9.62%) Incident Analyst
5 5 (9.62%) IT Auditor
6 4 (7.69%) Security Analyst
6 4 (7.69%) Risk Manager
7 3 (5.77%) Service Improvement Manager
7 3 (5.77%) Service Manager
8 2 (3.85%) Chief Information Security Officer
8 2 (3.85%) Information Security Officer
8 2 (3.85%) Chief Security Officer
8 2 (3.85%) IT Audit Manager
8 2 (3.85%) Chief Information Officer
8 2 (3.85%) Senior Auditor
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (15.38%) Middleware
2 1 (1.92%) SailPoint
2 1 (1.92%) iXBRL
2 1 (1.92%) XBRL
Miscellaneous
1 21 (40.38%) Management Information System
2 5 (9.62%) PKI
3 4 (7.69%) FMCG
4 3 (5.77%) Computer Science
4 3 (5.77%) Data Protection Act
4 3 (5.77%) Smartphone
Operating Systems
1 6 (11.54%) Windows
2 5 (9.62%) AIX
2 5 (9.62%) Solaris
2 5 (9.62%) Linux
3 1 (1.92%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 32 (61.54%) ITIL
2 22 (42.31%) Risk Management
3 21 (40.38%) Information Security
4 17 (32.69%) Change Management
5 14 (26.92%) Risk Assessment
5 14 (26.92%) Data Protection
6 12 (23.08%) PRINCE2
7 9 (17.31%) Programme Management
7 9 (17.31%) Continuous Improvement
8 8 (15.38%) Resource Management
8 8 (15.38%) Process Management
8 8 (15.38%) Security Management
9 7 (13.46%) Project Management
9 7 (13.46%) Data Security
10 6 (11.54%) ERP
10 6 (11.54%) PRINCE
11 5 (9.62%) Network Architecture
11 5 (9.62%) SIEM
11 5 (9.62%) Document Management
11 5 (9.62%) Vulnerability Assessment
Programming Languages
1 1 (1.92%) SQL
Qualifications
1 18 (34.62%) CISSP
2 15 (28.85%) CISA
3 14 (26.92%) CISM
4 11 (21.15%) Degree
5 6 (11.54%) SC Cleared
5 6 (11.54%) Security Cleared
6 5 (9.62%) GCIA
6 5 (9.62%) GCIH
7 4 (7.69%) CGEIT
8 2 (3.85%) GIAC
8 2 (3.85%) ACCA
9 1 (1.92%) ITIL Certification
9 1 (1.92%) CIMA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 43 (82.69%) COBIT
2 15 (28.85%) PCI DSS
2 15 (28.85%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 14 (26.92%) Sarbanes-Oxley
4 11 (21.15%) ISO/IEC 17799
5 6 (11.54%) ISO 9001
6 2 (3.85%) GAAP
7 1 (1.92%) COREP
7 1 (1.92%) FINREP
7 1 (1.92%) Basel III
7 1 (1.92%) Solvency II
Systems Management
1 4 (7.69%) McAfee ePO
Vendors
1 6 (11.54%) SAP
2 5 (9.62%) Cisco
2 5 (9.62%) Microsoft
2 5 (9.62%) Symantec
3 4 (7.69%) Varonis
3 4 (7.69%) JD Edwards
3 4 (7.69%) McAfee
4 2 (3.85%) Oracle
5 1 (1.92%) Tripwire
5 1 (1.92%) PeopleSoft
5 1 (1.92%) Cognizant
5 1 (1.92%) CA
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