Period
to 17 November 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in England with a requirement for COSO skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited COSO over the 6 months to 17 November 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Committee of Sponsoring Organizations of the Treadway Commission (COSO)
UK > England
6 months to
17 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 1124 1192 1243
Rank change year-on-year +68 +51 -10
Permanent jobs citing COSO 27 20 35
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in England 0.016% 0.011% 0.017%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 0.13% 0.086% 0.13%
Number of salaries quoted 23 19 28
England median annual salary £65,000 £80,000 £73,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -18.75% +9.59% +21.67%
10th Percentile £52,400 £47,500 £45,000
90th Percentile £112,250 £100,000 £86,750
UK median annual salary £65,000 £80,000 £73,000
% change year-on-year -18.75% +9.59% +21.67%

COSO is in the Quality Assurance and Compliance category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all permanent job vacancies advertised in England with a requirement for quality assurance or compliance skills.

All Quality Assurance and Compliance Skills
England
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for quality assurance or compliance skills 21545 23325 26571
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in England 12.76% 13.00% 12.88%
Number of salaries quoted 16182 18575 21198
England median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - +5.26% +5.56%
10th Percentile £27,500 £27,500 £26,250
90th Percentile £78,750 £77,500 £75,000
UK median annual salary £50,000 £49,500 £46,000
% change year-on-year +1.01% +7.61% +2.22%

COSO
Job Vacancy Trend in England

Job postings citing COSO as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in England.

Job vacancy trend for COSO in England

COSO
Salary Trend in England

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing COSO in England.

Salary trend for COSO in England

COSO
Salary Histogram in England

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing COSO in England over the 6 months to 17 November 2017.

Salary histogram for COSO in England

COSO
Job Locations in England

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing COSO within the England region over the 6 months to 17 November 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Past 6 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
London +30 17 £65,000 -7.14%
North of England +7 7 £64,250 -
North West - 7 £64,250 -
West Midlands - 3 £70,000 - 2
Midlands - 3 £70,000 - 4
COSO
UK

For the 6 months to 17 November 2017, 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 across the England region with a requirement for COSO.

1 22 (81.48%) ITIL
2 19 (70.37%) Finance
3 13 (48.15%) CISA
3 13 (48.15%) CISSP
3 13 (48.15%) Information Security
3 13 (48.15%) COBIT
4 11 (40.74%) CISM
4 11 (40.74%) Analytical Skills
5 9 (33.33%) Management Information System
5 9 (33.33%) ERP
5 9 (33.33%) Sarbanes-Oxley
6 8 (29.63%) Project Management
6 8 (29.63%) Internal Audit
7 7 (25.93%) CRISC
7 7 (25.93%) Service Management
7 7 (25.93%) Risk Management
7 7 (25.93%) IT Governance
8 6 (22.22%) ISO/IEC 27001
8 6 (22.22%) Disaster Recovery
8 6 (22.22%) PMI Certification
8 6 (22.22%) Degree
8 6 (22.22%) Security Architecture
8 6 (22.22%) IT Audit
8 6 (22.22%) ISO/IEC 27005
9 5 (18.52%) CA
9 5 (18.52%) Microsoft
9 5 (18.52%) Quality Management
10 4 (14.81%) Business Continuity
10 4 (14.81%) Strategic Planning
10 4 (14.81%) Lean Six Sigma

COSO
Co-occurring IT Skills in England 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 4 (14.81%) Microsoft Project
2 1 (3.70%) Microsoft Excel
2 1 (3.70%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Cloud Services
1 2 (7.41%) IaaS
1 2 (7.41%) PaaS
1 2 (7.41%) SaaS
General
1 19 (70.37%) Finance
2 2 (7.41%) Financial Institution
3 1 (3.70%) Banking
Job Titles
1 9 (33.33%) Analyst
2 5 (18.52%) Head of Information
2 5 (18.52%) Head of Information Security
2 5 (18.52%) Head of Security
2 5 (18.52%) Senior Analyst
3 4 (14.81%) Business Analyst
4 3 (11.11%) IT Manager
5 2 (7.41%) Auditor
5 2 (7.41%) ERP Business Analyst
5 2 (7.41%) Information Manager
5 2 (7.41%) Information Risk Manager
5 2 (7.41%) Information Security Manager
5 2 (7.41%) Information Security Risk Manager
5 2 (7.41%) IT Auditor
5 2 (7.41%) IT Security Specialist
5 2 (7.41%) Risk Manager
5 2 (7.41%) Security Manager
5 2 (7.41%) Security Specialist
5 2 (7.41%) Senior Auditor
5 2 (7.41%) Senior IT Auditor
Miscellaneous
1 11 (40.74%) Analytical Skills
2 9 (33.33%) Management Information System
3 4 (14.81%) PMI
4 2 (7.41%) Digital Currency
5 1 (3.70%) Virtual Team
Processes & Methodologies
1 22 (81.48%) ITIL
2 13 (48.15%) Information Security
3 9 (33.33%) ERP
4 8 (29.63%) Internal Audit
4 8 (29.63%) Project Management
5 7 (25.93%) IT Governance
5 7 (25.93%) Risk Management
5 7 (25.93%) Service Management
6 6 (22.22%) Disaster Recovery
6 6 (22.22%) IT Audit
6 6 (22.22%) Security Architecture
7 5 (18.52%) Quality Management
8 4 (14.81%) BPR
8 4 (14.81%) Business Continuity
8 4 (14.81%) Lean Six Sigma
8 4 (14.81%) PRINCE2
8 4 (14.81%) Six Sigma
8 4 (14.81%) Stakeholder Management
8 4 (14.81%) Strategic Planning
9 3 (11.11%) Integration Testing
Qualifications
1 13 (48.15%) CISA
1 13 (48.15%) CISSP
2 11 (40.74%) CISM
3 7 (25.93%) CRISC
4 6 (22.22%) Degree
4 6 (22.22%) PMI Certification
5 2 (7.41%) CIMA
5 2 (7.41%) PMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 13 (48.15%) COBIT
2 9 (33.33%) Sarbanes-Oxley
3 6 (22.22%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 6 (22.22%) ISO/IEC 27005
4 4 (14.81%) ISO 31000
4 4 (14.81%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
5 3 (11.11%) BS25999
Vendors
1 5 (18.52%) CA
1 5 (18.52%) Microsoft
2 2 (7.41%) Oracle
2 2 (7.41%) SAP
3 1 (3.70%) Remedy