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 30 May 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
30 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Committee of Sponsoring Organizations of the Treadway Commission (COSO)
Rank 886 953 987
Rank change year-on-year
+67 +34
Permanent jobs citing COSO 35 14 16
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.036% 0.013% 0.013%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 0.30% 0.11% 0.12%
Number of salaries quoted 29 14 11
Median salary £70,000 £70,000 £60,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
- +16.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £44,400 £52,500 £45,000
10% offered a salary of more than £78,000 £80,000 £80,000
UK excluding London median salary £76,750 £61,250 £62,500
% change year-on-year
+25.30% -2.00%

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
11517 12306 13660
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 11.73% 11.38% 11.26%
Number of salaries quoted 9144 9666 10747
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 £29,500 £27,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £70,000 £75,000
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £42,500 £41,000
% change year-on-year
+5.88% +3.65%

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 30 May 2016 within the UK.

COSO Salary Histogram in the UK

COSO
Top 8 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 30 May 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 +69 35 £70,000 -
London +55 31 £57,500 -22.03%
South East +34 4 £76,750 +15.84%
Oxfordshire - 3 £77,500 -
Henley-on-Thames - 2 £77,500 -
Berkshire +19 1 £76,000 +8.57%
Reading +14 1 £76,000 +8.57%
Chiswick - 1 £57,500 -

COSO
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 30 May 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 53 (75.71%) COBIT
2 51 (72.86%) CISSP
3 50 (71.43%) ITIL
4 43 (61.43%) Information Security
5 40 (57.14%) Degree
6 38 (54.29%) Finance
7 35 (50.00%) Computer Science
8 34 (48.57%) Risk Management
9 32 (45.71%) ISO/IEC 27001
10 30 (42.86%) Management Information System
11 25 (35.71%) Data Protection
12 19 (27.14%) Project Management
13 17 (24.29%) ISO27005
14 14 (20.00%) CISA
14 14 (20.00%) Change Management
14 14 (20.00%) Configuration Management
15 13 (18.57%) Identity Management
16 12 (17.14%) PCI DSS
17 11 (15.71%) Risk Assessment
18 10 (14.29%) Firewall
18 10 (14.29%) CISM
18 10 (14.29%) ISO 9001
18 10 (14.29%) CRAMM
18 10 (14.29%) Business Process Improvement
18 10 (14.29%) Process Improvement
18 10 (14.29%) Software Testing
18 10 (14.29%) Statistics
18 10 (14.29%) Operations Management
18 10 (14.29%) ISO22301
18 10 (14.29%) Vulnerability Management

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 (2.86%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (1.43%) Payment Gateway
Cloud Services
1 2 (2.86%) IaaS
1 2 (2.86%) PaaS
1 2 (2.86%) SaaS
2 1 (1.43%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (1.43%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 10 (14.29%) Firewall
2 4 (5.71%) Extranet
2 4 (5.71%) Network Security
3 2 (2.86%) Cisco IOS
3 2 (2.86%) Internet
3 2 (2.86%) LAN
3 2 (2.86%) SSL
3 2 (2.86%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (5.71%) GIS
General
1 38 (54.29%) Finance
2 3 (4.29%) Retail
3 2 (2.86%) Legal
4 1 (1.43%) Aerospace
4 1 (1.43%) Banking
4 1 (1.43%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 18 (25.71%) Risk Manager
2 15 (21.43%) Security Officer
3 14 (20.00%) Security Manager
4 13 (18.57%) Information Security Officer
4 13 (18.57%) IT Manager
5 12 (17.14%) CISSP Manager
5 12 (17.14%) Information Officer
6 10 (14.29%) IT Risk Manager
6 10 (14.29%) Release Manager
7 9 (12.86%) Information Manager
7 9 (12.86%) Information Security Manager
8 7 (10.00%) Analyst
8 7 (10.00%) Information Risk Manager
8 7 (10.00%) Information Security Risk Manager
8 7 (10.00%) Security Analyst
9 5 (7.14%) Auditor
9 5 (7.14%) Information Analyst
9 5 (7.14%) Information Security Analyst
9 5 (7.14%) IT Auditor
10 4 (5.71%) Compliance Manager
Miscellaneous
1 35 (50.00%) Computer Science
2 30 (42.86%) Management Information System
3 10 (14.29%) Statistics
4 7 (10.00%) Analytical Skills
5 2 (2.86%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
5 2 (2.86%) PKI
6 1 (1.43%) Cryptography
6 1 (1.43%) Fintech
Operating Systems
1 8 (11.43%) Windows
2 6 (8.57%) Windows 7
3 2 (2.86%) Unix
4 1 (1.43%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 50 (71.43%) ITIL
2 43 (61.43%) Information Security
3 34 (48.57%) Risk Management
4 25 (35.71%) Data Protection
5 19 (27.14%) Project Management
6 14 (20.00%) Change Management
6 14 (20.00%) Configuration Management
7 13 (18.57%) Identity Management
8 11 (15.71%) Risk Assessment
9 10 (14.29%) Business Process Improvement
9 10 (14.29%) CRAMM
9 10 (14.29%) Operations Management
9 10 (14.29%) Process Improvement
9 10 (14.29%) Software Testing
9 10 (14.29%) Vulnerability Management
10 8 (11.43%) Vulnerability Assessment
11 7 (10.00%) Data Security
11 7 (10.00%) Internal Audit
12 6 (8.57%) Change Control
12 6 (8.57%) IT Audit
Programming Languages
1 4 (5.71%) Perl
1 4 (5.71%) Python
1 4 (5.71%) Ruby
2 1 (1.43%) SQL
Qualifications
1 51 (72.86%) CISSP
2 40 (57.14%) Degree
3 14 (20.00%) CISA
4 10 (14.29%) CISM
5 6 (8.57%) MBA
6 5 (7.14%) ISACA
6 5 (7.14%) PCI QSA
7 4 (5.71%) CITP
7 4 (5.71%) GCIA
7 4 (5.71%) GCIH
7 4 (5.71%) MCSE
7 4 (5.71%) Microsoft Certification
8 2 (2.86%) CCIE
8 2 (2.86%) CIMA
8 2 (2.86%) Cisco Certification
8 2 (2.86%) PMI Certification
8 2 (2.86%) PMP
9 1 (1.43%) QiCA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 53 (75.71%) COBIT
2 32 (45.71%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 17 (24.29%) ISO27005
4 12 (17.14%) PCI DSS
5 10 (14.29%) ISO 9001
5 10 (14.29%) ISO22301
6 9 (12.86%) Sarbanes-Oxley
7 4 (5.71%) QA
8 2 (2.86%) ISAE 3402
8 2 (2.86%) SSAE 16
9 1 (1.43%) ISO/IEC 17799
System Software
1 6 (8.57%) VMware Workstation
2 1 (1.43%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 2 (2.86%) EMC NetWorker
Vendors
1 7 (10.00%) SAP
2 6 (8.57%) VMware
3 4 (5.71%) Cisco
4 3 (4.29%) Oracle
5 2 (2.86%) Citrix