The first table below looks at the demand 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 25 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category.

Location
3 months to
25 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Committee of Sponsoring Organizations of the Treadway Commission (COSO)
Rank 885 848 894
Rank change year-on-year
-37 +46
Permanent jobs citing COSO 20 31 5
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.017% 0.028% 0.004%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 0.16% 0.28% 0.044%
Number of salaries quoted 12 15 1
Average salary £62,500 £75,000 £60,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-16.66% +25.00%
UK excluding London average salary £62,500 £57,500 -
% change year-on-year
+8.69% -
Quality Assurance & Compliance Category
UK
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Quality Assurance & Compliance category
12412 11055 11356
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 10.59% 10.16% 9.63%
Number of salaries quoted 9628 8782 9348
Average salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £28,000 £28,500
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £72,500 £72,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
- -5.88%

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 25 July 2014 within the UK.

COSO Salary Histogram in the UK

COSO
Top 20 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 25 July 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
(Use links below to see detailed
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 -38 20 £62,500 -15.25% 3
South East -16 10 £65,000 - 2
Hampshire 0 9 £65,000 - 1
Basingstoke -6 5 £60,000 -7.69% 1
Birmingham - 3 - -
Hemel Hempstead - 3 - -
Nottingham - 3 £76,000 -
Hertfordshire - 3 - -
Nottinghamshire - 3 £76,000 -
East Midlands - 3 £76,000 -
East of England - 3 - -
West Midlands - 3 - -
North West -2 2 £47,250 -5.50% 1
Cheshire -4 2 £47,250 -5.50%
Havant - 2 £65,000 -
London -55 1 - -
Bristol - 1 £55,000 -
Oxford - 1 £80,000 -
South West - 1 £55,000 -
Oxfordshire - 1 £80,000 -

COSO
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 25 July 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 42 (89.36%) COBIT
2 31 (65.96%) ITIL
3 27 (57.45%) Finance
4 22 (46.81%) Information Security
4 22 (46.81%) CISSP
5 19 (40.43%) Management Information System
5 19 (40.43%) Risk Management
6 17 (36.17%) Degree
7 14 (29.79%) Risk Assessment
8 12 (25.53%) Change Management
8 12 (25.53%) ISO/IEC 27001
9 11 (23.40%) Data Protection
9 11 (23.40%) CISM
9 11 (23.40%) Sarbanes-Oxley
10 10 (21.28%) CISA
11 9 (19.15%) Computer Science
12 8 (17.02%) Middleware
13 7 (14.89%) PRINCE2
13 7 (14.89%) ISO/IEC 17799
13 7 (14.89%) Identity Management
13 7 (14.89%) PCI DSS
14 6 (12.77%) Resource Management
14 6 (12.77%) MS Visio
14 6 (12.77%) Continuous Improvement
15 5 (10.64%) Network Architecture
15 5 (10.64%) SIEM
15 5 (10.64%) MS Excel
15 5 (10.64%) HTTP
15 5 (10.64%) VPN
15 5 (10.64%) SSL

COSO
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 25 July 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 (12.77%) MS Visio
2 5 (10.64%) MS Excel
3 4 (8.51%) MS Project
4 1 (2.13%) MS Office
4 1 (2.13%) MS PowerPoint
Communications & Networking
1 5 (10.64%) HTTP
1 5 (10.64%) VPN
1 5 (10.64%) SSL
1 5 (10.64%) Firewall
1 5 (10.64%) SSH
1 5 (10.64%) Intrusion Detection
2 1 (2.13%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (2.13%) Oracle Reports
General
1 27 (57.45%) Finance
2 5 (10.64%) Legal
3 3 (6.38%) Banking
4 2 (4.26%) German Language
5 1 (2.13%) Spanish Language
5 1 (2.13%) Telecoms
5 1 (2.13%) Investment Banking
5 1 (2.13%) Local Government
5 1 (2.13%) French Language
5 1 (2.13%) Advertising
5 1 (2.13%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 16 (34.04%) Analyst
2 12 (25.53%) Security Analyst
3 7 (14.89%) Information Analyst
3 7 (14.89%) Information Security Analyst
4 5 (10.64%) Security Specialist
4 5 (10.64%) Security Manager
4 5 (10.64%) Auditor
4 5 (10.64%) Incident Analyst
5 4 (8.51%) IT Auditor
5 4 (8.51%) Audit Manager
5 4 (8.51%) IT Risk Analyst
5 4 (8.51%) Risk Analyst
6 3 (6.38%) Service Improvement Manager
6 3 (6.38%) Service Manager
6 3 (6.38%) Risk Manager
6 3 (6.38%) Information Manager
6 3 (6.38%) Project Manager
6 3 (6.38%) Information Security Manager
7 2 (4.26%) Chief Information Officer
7 2 (4.26%) Chief Information Security Officer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (17.02%) Middleware
2 1 (2.13%) iXBRL
2 1 (2.13%) SailPoint
2 1 (2.13%) XBRL
Miscellaneous
1 19 (40.43%) Management Information System
2 9 (19.15%) Computer Science
3 5 (10.64%) PKI
4 3 (6.38%) FMCG
Operating Systems
1 5 (10.64%) Windows
1 5 (10.64%) AIX
1 5 (10.64%) Solaris
1 5 (10.64%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 31 (65.96%) ITIL
2 22 (46.81%) Information Security
3 19 (40.43%) Risk Management
4 14 (29.79%) Risk Assessment
5 12 (25.53%) Change Management
6 11 (23.40%) Data Protection
7 7 (14.89%) Identity Management
7 7 (14.89%) PRINCE2
8 6 (12.77%) Resource Management
8 6 (12.77%) Continuous Improvement
9 5 (10.64%) Network Architecture
9 5 (10.64%) SIEM
9 5 (10.64%) Programme Management
9 5 (10.64%) Document Management
9 5 (10.64%) Vulnerability Assessment
9 5 (10.64%) Process Management
9 5 (10.64%) Stakeholder Management
10 4 (8.51%) ERP
10 4 (8.51%) Data Analysis
10 4 (8.51%) Analytics
Qualifications
1 22 (46.81%) CISSP
2 17 (36.17%) Degree
3 11 (23.40%) CISM
4 10 (21.28%) CISA
5 5 (10.64%) GCIA
5 5 (10.64%) GCIH
6 3 (6.38%) SC Cleared
6 3 (6.38%) Security Cleared
6 3 (6.38%) CGEIT
7 2 (4.26%) ACCA
7 2 (4.26%) MBA
7 2 (4.26%) GIAC
8 1 (2.13%) CIMA
8 1 (2.13%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 42 (89.36%) COBIT
2 12 (25.53%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 11 (23.40%) Sarbanes-Oxley
4 7 (14.89%) ISO/IEC 17799
4 7 (14.89%) PCI DSS
5 3 (6.38%) ISO 9001
6 2 (4.26%) GAAP
7 1 (2.13%) Basel III
7 1 (2.13%) Solvency II
7 1 (2.13%) COREP
7 1 (2.13%) FINREP
Systems Management
1 1 (2.13%) McAfee ePO
Vendors
1 5 (10.64%) Cisco
1 5 (10.64%) Microsoft
2 4 (8.51%) SAP
3 3 (6.38%) JD Edwards
4 1 (2.13%) Symantec
4 1 (2.13%) McAfee
4 1 (2.13%) Varonis
4 1 (2.13%) Cognizant
4 1 (2.13%) CA
4 1 (2.13%) Oracle
4 1 (2.13%) PeopleSoft
Buckinghamshire
Mortimer Spinks
Salary: £50000 - £55000 per annum + excelent
Posted: 19 hours ago
Basingstoke, Hampshire
Proprius Recruitment
Salary: From £55,000 to £65,000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Steria
Salary: Excellent salary and flexible benefits scheme
Posted: 25 days ago