The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in the South East 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 30 March 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Committee of Sponsoring Organizations of the Treadway Commission (COSO)
England / South East
3 months to
30 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 392 445 452
Rank change year-on-year +53 +7  
Permanent jobs citing COSO 1 9 9
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South East 0.007% 0.046% 0.043%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 0.056% 0.32% 0.34%
Number of salaries quoted 0 9 5
Median salary - £50,000 £65,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - -23.07%  
UK excluding London median salary - £75,000 £60,000
% change year-on-year - +25.00%  

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 the South East with a requirement for quality assurance and compliance skills.

Quality Assurance & Compliance Skills
South East
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for quality assurance and compliance skills 1781 2852 2666
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the South East 11.89% 14.54% 12.78%
Number of salaries quoted 1404 2335 2088
Median salary £42,500 £46,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -7.60% +2.22%  
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £26,500 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £70,000 £70,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £44,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year -3.40% +3.52%  

COSO
Job Vacancy Trend in the South East

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in the South East 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 the South East

COSO
Salary Trend in the South East

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

Salary trend for COSO in the South East

COSO
Job Locations in the South East

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing COSO within the South East region over the 3 months to 30 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
Hampshire - 1 - -
COSO
England

For the 6 months to 30 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 South East region with a requirement for COSO.

1 5 (100.00%) ITIL
1 5 (100.00%) COBIT
2 4 (80.00%) Finance
2 4 (80.00%) Information Security
3 3 (60.00%) SQL
3 3 (60.00%) Oracle
3 3 (60.00%) B2B
3 3 (60.00%) Investment Management
3 3 (60.00%) Data Security
3 3 (60.00%) Analytics
3 3 (60.00%) Analytical Skills
3 3 (60.00%) Data Encryption
4 2 (40.00%) Cyber Intelligence
4 2 (40.00%) Security Monitoring
4 2 (40.00%) Risk Management
4 2 (40.00%) Enterprise Cloud
4 2 (40.00%) Cyberthreat
4 2 (40.00%) Cyber Threat Intelligence
4 2 (40.00%) Database Security
4 2 (40.00%) Security Architecture
4 2 (40.00%) Security Management
4 2 (40.00%) Cisco
4 2 (40.00%) Windows
4 2 (40.00%) CISSP
4 2 (40.00%) Project Management
5 1 (20.00%) Change Management
5 1 (20.00%) Financial Institution
5 1 (20.00%) CA
5 1 (20.00%) PRINCE
5 1 (20.00%) Middleware

COSO
Co-occurring IT Skills in the South East 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 1 (20.00%) MS Excel
1 1 (20.00%) MS Project
1 1 (20.00%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 1 (20.00%) IaaS
1 1 (20.00%) PaaS
1 1 (20.00%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (20.00%) Cisco IOS
1 1 (20.00%) HTTP
1 1 (20.00%) Network Security
1 1 (20.00%) SSH
1 1 (20.00%) SSL
1 1 (20.00%) VPN
General
1 4 (80.00%) Finance
2 1 (20.00%) Financial Institution
Job Titles
1 4 (80.00%) Security Officer
2 3 (60.00%) Information Officer
2 3 (60.00%) Information Security Officer
3 1 (20.00%) Consultant
3 1 (20.00%) Data Consultant
3 1 (20.00%) Security Consultant
3 1 (20.00%) Security Specialist
3 1 (20.00%) Security Technical Consultant
3 1 (20.00%) Technical Consultant
3 1 (20.00%) Technical Security Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (20.00%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 3 (60.00%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (40.00%) Cyberthreat
2 2 (40.00%) Enterprise Cloud
3 1 (20.00%) Data Centre
3 1 (20.00%) Management Information System
3 1 (20.00%) PKI
Operating Systems
1 2 (40.00%) Windows
2 1 (20.00%) AIX
2 1 (20.00%) Linux
2 1 (20.00%) Solaris
2 1 (20.00%) Unix
2 1 (20.00%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (100.00%) ITIL
2 4 (80.00%) Information Security
3 3 (60.00%) Analytics
3 3 (60.00%) B2B
3 3 (60.00%) Data Encryption
3 3 (60.00%) Data Security
3 3 (60.00%) Investment Management
4 2 (40.00%) Cyber Intelligence
4 2 (40.00%) Cyber Threat Intelligence
4 2 (40.00%) Database Security
4 2 (40.00%) Project Management
4 2 (40.00%) Risk Management
4 2 (40.00%) Security Architecture
4 2 (40.00%) Security Management
4 2 (40.00%) Security Monitoring
5 1 (20.00%) Asset Management
5 1 (20.00%) Continuous Improvement
5 1 (20.00%) Network Architecture
5 1 (20.00%) Patch Management
5 1 (20.00%) Vulnerability Management
Programming Languages
1 3 (60.00%) SQL
Qualifications
1 2 (40.00%) CISSP
2 1 (20.00%) Degree
2 1 (20.00%) GCIA
2 1 (20.00%) GCIH
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (100.00%) COBIT
2 1 (20.00%) PCI DSS
2 1 (20.00%) SAS 70
System Software
1 1 (20.00%) VMware Workstation
Systems Management
1 1 (20.00%) BladeLogic
1 1 (20.00%) IBM BigFix
1 1 (20.00%) SCCM
1 1 (20.00%) WSUS
Vendors
1 3 (60.00%) Oracle
2 2 (40.00%) Cisco
3 1 (20.00%) CA
3 1 (20.00%) Citrix
3 1 (20.00%) Microsoft
3 1 (20.00%) Qualys
3 1 (20.00%) VMware