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 9 December 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
9 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Committee of Sponsoring Organizations of the Treadway Commission (COSO)
Rank 868 934 953
Rank change year-on-year
+66 +19
Permanent jobs citing COSO 8 21 37
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.009% 0.020% 0.033%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 0.078% 0.17% 0.29%
Number of salaries quoted 8 17 30
Median salary £85,000 £73,000 £55,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+16.43% +32.72%
90% offered a salary of more than £53,500 £68,000 £35,000
10% offered a salary of more than £100,000 £75,000 £80,000
UK excluding London median salary £100,000 £73,000 £55,000
% change year-on-year
+36.98% +32.72%

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
10270 12478 12792
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 11.46% 11.75% 11.28%
Number of salaries quoted 8138 9883 10088
Median salary £50,000 £50,000 £47,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
- +6.38%
90% offered a salary of more than £29,000 £29,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £72,500 £75,000
UK excluding London median salary £43,500 £44,000 £41,500
% change year-on-year
-1.13% +6.02%

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 9 December 2016 within the UK.

COSO Salary Histogram in the UK

COSO
Top 11 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 9 December 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 +57 8 £85,000 +16.43%
South East +71 5 £100,000 +36.98%
Berkshire +47 3 £100,000 +47.05%
Oxfordshire +36 2 £100,000 +32.45%
East of England +18 2 £56,250 -25.00%
Luton - 2 £56,250 -
Reading - 2 £100,000 -
Henley-on-Thames - 2 £100,000 -
Bedfordshire - 2 £56,250 -
London +59 1 £70,000 -3.44%
Bracknell - 1 £50,000 -

COSO
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 9 December 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 16 (76.19%) ITIL
1 16 (76.19%) COBIT
2 14 (66.67%) Analytical Skills
3 11 (52.38%) Information Security
3 11 (52.38%) Finance
4 9 (42.86%) SQL
4 9 (42.86%) Oracle
5 8 (38.10%) Database Security
5 8 (38.10%) CISSP
5 8 (38.10%) Project Management
5 8 (38.10%) Risk Management
6 7 (33.33%) Data Security
6 7 (33.33%) B2B
6 7 (33.33%) Analytics
6 7 (33.33%) Data Encryption
7 6 (28.57%) Enterprise Cloud
7 6 (28.57%) Security Management
8 5 (23.81%) Stakeholder Management
8 5 (23.81%) CISA
8 5 (23.81%) CISM
8 5 (23.81%) Service Delivery
8 5 (23.81%) Change Management
8 5 (23.81%) ISO/IEC 27001
9 4 (19.05%) Banking
9 4 (19.05%) Investment Management
9 4 (19.05%) BS25999
9 4 (19.05%) QiCA
9 4 (19.05%) Business Continuity
9 4 (19.05%) Management Information System
9 4 (19.05%) Unix

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 2 (9.52%) MS Visio
2 1 (4.76%) MS Excel
2 1 (4.76%) MS Project
Cloud Services
1 3 (14.29%) IaaS
1 3 (14.29%) PaaS
1 3 (14.29%) SaaS
2 2 (9.52%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 1 (4.76%) Cisco IOS
1 1 (4.76%) Firewall
1 1 (4.76%) Network Security
General
1 11 (52.38%) Finance
2 4 (19.05%) Banking
3 2 (9.52%) Legal
Job Titles
1 10 (47.62%) Security Officer
2 9 (42.86%) Information Officer
2 9 (42.86%) Information Security Officer
3 3 (14.29%) Test Manager
4 2 (9.52%) IT Security Officer
4 2 (9.52%) Senior Data Warehouse Specialist
5 1 (4.76%) Analyst
5 1 (4.76%) Compliance Analyst
5 1 (4.76%) Consultant
5 1 (4.76%) Cybersecurity Analyst
5 1 (4.76%) Data Consultant
5 1 (4.76%) Information Manager
5 1 (4.76%) Information Security Manager
5 1 (4.76%) Security Analyst
5 1 (4.76%) Security Consultant
5 1 (4.76%) Security Manager
5 1 (4.76%) Security Technical Consultant
5 1 (4.76%) Technical Consultant
5 1 (4.76%) Technical Security Consultant
Miscellaneous
1 14 (66.67%) Analytical Skills
2 6 (28.57%) Enterprise Cloud
3 4 (19.05%) Cyberthreat
3 4 (19.05%) Management Information System
4 3 (14.29%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
5 1 (4.76%) Data Centre
5 1 (4.76%) Security Operations Centre
Operating Systems
1 4 (19.05%) Unix
2 2 (9.52%) Windows
3 1 (4.76%) Solaris
3 1 (4.76%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 16 (76.19%) ITIL
2 11 (52.38%) Information Security
3 8 (38.10%) Database Security
3 8 (38.10%) Project Management
3 8 (38.10%) Risk Management
4 7 (33.33%) Analytics
4 7 (33.33%) B2B
4 7 (33.33%) Data Encryption
4 7 (33.33%) Data Security
5 6 (28.57%) Security Management
6 5 (23.81%) Change Management
6 5 (23.81%) Service Delivery
6 5 (23.81%) Stakeholder Management
7 4 (19.05%) Business Continuity
7 4 (19.05%) Cyber Threat Intelligence
7 4 (19.05%) Investment Management
7 4 (19.05%) Security Architecture
8 3 (14.29%) CRAMM
8 3 (14.29%) Process Improvement
8 3 (14.29%) Test Strategy
Programming Languages
1 9 (42.86%) SQL
2 3 (14.29%) C
Qualifications
1 8 (38.10%) CISSP
2 5 (23.81%) CISA
2 5 (23.81%) CISM
3 4 (19.05%) QiCA
4 3 (14.29%) Degree
5 1 (4.76%) PCI QSA
5 1 (4.76%) Security Cleared
5 1 (4.76%) Six Sigma Black Belt
5 1 (4.76%) Six Sigma Green Belt
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 16 (76.19%) COBIT
2 5 (23.81%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 4 (19.05%) BS25999
4 1 (4.76%) ISAE 3402
4 1 (4.76%) PCI DSS
4 1 (4.76%) QA
4 1 (4.76%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 1 (4.76%) VMware Workstation
Vendors
1 9 (42.86%) Oracle
2 1 (4.76%) Cisco
2 1 (4.76%) Citrix
2 1 (4.76%) VMware
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