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 3 months to 24 March 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

3 months to
24 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Committee of Sponsoring Organizations of the Treadway Commission (COSO)
UK / England
Rank 820 888 923
Rank change year-on-year +68 +35  
Permanent jobs citing COSO 3 34 15
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in England 0.004% 0.035% 0.015%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 0.031% 0.27% 0.12%
Number of salaries quoted 0 32 11
Median salary - £52,500 £60,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - -12.50%  
UK excluding London median salary - £63,750 £60,000
% change year-on-year - +6.25%  

COSO is in the quality assurance and compliance skills category. The next 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 and compliance skills.

Quality Assurance & Compliance Skills
England
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for quality assurance and compliance skills 9742 12753 12410
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in England 12.21% 13.21% 12.55%
Number of salaries quoted 7742 10167 9690
Median salary £50,000 £50,000 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - +5.26%  
90% offered a salary of more than £29,000 £30,000 £28,000
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £72,500 £72,500
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £44,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year -3.40% +3.52%  

COSO
Job Vacancy Trend in England

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in England citing COSO as a proportion of all permanent or contract IT jobs with a match in the Quality Assurance & Compliance category.

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
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 3 months to 24 March 2017. 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 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
South East +51 1 - -
North West -18 1 - -
West Midlands - 1 - -
COSO
UK

COSO
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 24 March 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 6 (66.67%) ITIL
1 6 (66.67%) COBIT
2 5 (55.56%) Finance
3 4 (44.44%) Information Security
3 4 (44.44%) Analytical Skills
4 3 (33.33%) Analytics
4 3 (33.33%) Data Encryption
4 3 (33.33%) Investment Management
4 3 (33.33%) Risk Management
4 3 (33.33%) Data Security
4 3 (33.33%) SQL
4 3 (33.33%) Oracle
4 3 (33.33%) Windows
4 3 (33.33%) B2B
4 3 (33.33%) CISSP
5 2 (22.22%) MS Visio
5 2 (22.22%) Security Management
5 2 (22.22%) Management Information System
5 2 (22.22%) Cisco
5 2 (22.22%) Six Sigma
5 2 (22.22%) Project Management
5 2 (22.22%) Citrix
5 2 (22.22%) BPMN
5 2 (22.22%) Lean Six Sigma
5 2 (22.22%) Security Architecture
5 2 (22.22%) Continuous Improvement
5 2 (22.22%) Process Improvement
5 2 (22.22%) Cyber Intelligence
5 2 (22.22%) Security Monitoring
5 2 (22.22%) Cyberthreat

COSO
Top Related 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:

Application Platforms
1 1 (11.11%) SharePoint
Applications
1 2 (22.22%) MS Visio
2 1 (11.11%) MS Excel
2 1 (11.11%) MS Project
Cloud Services
1 1 (11.11%) IaaS
1 1 (11.11%) PaaS
1 1 (11.11%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (11.11%) Cisco IOS
1 1 (11.11%) HTTP
1 1 (11.11%) Network Security
1 1 (11.11%) SSH
1 1 (11.11%) SSL
1 1 (11.11%) VPN
General
1 5 (55.56%) Finance
2 1 (11.11%) Financial Institution
2 1 (11.11%) Legal
Job Titles
1 4 (44.44%) Security Officer
2 3 (33.33%) Information Officer
2 3 (33.33%) Information Security Officer
3 1 (11.11%) Analyst
3 1 (11.11%) Business Analyst
3 1 (11.11%) Compliance Analyst
3 1 (11.11%) Compliance Business Analyst
3 1 (11.11%) Consultant
3 1 (11.11%) Data Consultant
3 1 (11.11%) Risk Analyst
3 1 (11.11%) Risk Business Analyst
3 1 (11.11%) Risk Officer
3 1 (11.11%) Security Consultant
3 1 (11.11%) Security Specialist
3 1 (11.11%) Security Technical Consultant
3 1 (11.11%) Technical Consultant
3 1 (11.11%) Technical Security Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (11.11%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 4 (44.44%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (22.22%) Cyberthreat
2 2 (22.22%) Enterprise Cloud
2 2 (22.22%) Management Information System
3 1 (11.11%) Data Centre
3 1 (11.11%) PKI
3 1 (11.11%) Smartphone
3 1 (11.11%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 3 (33.33%) Windows
2 1 (11.11%) AIX
2 1 (11.11%) Linux
2 1 (11.11%) Solaris
2 1 (11.11%) Unix
2 1 (11.11%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (66.67%) ITIL
2 4 (44.44%) Information Security
3 3 (33.33%) Analytics
3 3 (33.33%) B2B
3 3 (33.33%) Data Encryption
3 3 (33.33%) Data Security
3 3 (33.33%) Investment Management
3 3 (33.33%) Risk Management
4 2 (22.22%) BPMN
4 2 (22.22%) Continuous Improvement
4 2 (22.22%) Cyber Intelligence
4 2 (22.22%) Cyber Threat Intelligence
4 2 (22.22%) Database Security
4 2 (22.22%) Lean Six Sigma
4 2 (22.22%) Process Improvement
4 2 (22.22%) Project Management
4 2 (22.22%) Security Architecture
4 2 (22.22%) Security Management
4 2 (22.22%) Security Monitoring
4 2 (22.22%) Six Sigma
Programming Languages
1 3 (33.33%) SQL
Qualifications
1 3 (33.33%) CISSP
2 1 (11.11%) CISA
2 1 (11.11%) CISM
2 1 (11.11%) CRISC
2 1 (11.11%) Degree
2 1 (11.11%) GCIA
2 1 (11.11%) GCIH
2 1 (11.11%) Six Sigma Black Belt
2 1 (11.11%) Six Sigma Green Belt
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (66.67%) COBIT
2 1 (11.11%) BS25999
2 1 (11.11%) PCI DSS
2 1 (11.11%) Sarbanes-Oxley
2 1 (11.11%) SAS 70
System Software
1 1 (11.11%) VMware Workstation
Systems Management
1 1 (11.11%) BladeLogic
1 1 (11.11%) IBM BigFix
1 1 (11.11%) SCCM
1 1 (11.11%) WSUS
Vendors
1 3 (33.33%) Oracle
2 2 (22.22%) Cisco
2 2 (22.22%) Citrix
3 1 (11.11%) CA
3 1 (11.11%) Microsoft
3 1 (11.11%) Qualys
3 1 (11.11%) VMware