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 27 June 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
27 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 395 436 483
Rank change year-on-year +41 +47  
Permanent jobs citing COSO 1 4 1
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South East 0.007% 0.022% 0.005%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 0.059% 0.16% 0.035%
Number of salaries quoted 1 4 1
Median salary £75,000 £76,000 £62,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -1.31% +21.60%  
UK excluding London median salary £72,500 £76,000 £46,500
% change year-on-year -4.60% +63.44%  

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 1704 2551 2845
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the South East 11.65% 13.81% 13.50%
Number of salaries quoted 1363 2035 2252
Median salary £45,000 £47,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -5.26% +5.55%  
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £29,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £67,500 £65,000 £70,000
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year - +5.88%  

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 27 June 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
Surrey - 1 £75,000 -
COSO
England

For the 6 months to 27 June 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 2 (100.00%) ITIL
1 2 (100.00%) CISSP
1 2 (100.00%) Degree
1 2 (100.00%) COBIT
1 2 (100.00%) Finance
1 2 (100.00%) Information Security
2 1 (50.00%) Programme Management
2 1 (50.00%) GCIA
2 1 (50.00%) GCIH
2 1 (50.00%) Banking
2 1 (50.00%) Retail
2 1 (50.00%) Document Management
2 1 (50.00%) SSH
2 1 (50.00%) PKI
2 1 (50.00%) Marketing
2 1 (50.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 1 (50.00%) BladeLogic
2 1 (50.00%) Microsoft Project
2 1 (50.00%) SAP
2 1 (50.00%) WSUS
2 1 (50.00%) Qualys
2 1 (50.00%) SCCM
2 1 (50.00%) PCI DSS
2 1 (50.00%) FMCG
2 1 (50.00%) Network Architecture
2 1 (50.00%) Continuous Improvement
2 1 (50.00%) Vulnerability Management
2 1 (50.00%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (50.00%) Patch Management
2 1 (50.00%) Data Centre

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 (50.00%) Microsoft Excel
1 1 (50.00%) Microsoft Project
1 1 (50.00%) MS Visio
Communications & Networking
1 1 (50.00%) HTTP
1 1 (50.00%) SSH
1 1 (50.00%) SSL
1 1 (50.00%) VPN
General
1 2 (100.00%) Finance
2 1 (50.00%) Banking
2 1 (50.00%) Financial Institution
2 1 (50.00%) Marketing
2 1 (50.00%) Retail
2 1 (50.00%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 1 (50.00%) Security Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (50.00%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 1 (50.00%) Analytical Skills
1 1 (50.00%) Data Centre
1 1 (50.00%) FMCG
1 1 (50.00%) Management Information System
1 1 (50.00%) PKI
Operating Systems
1 1 (50.00%) AIX
1 1 (50.00%) Linux
1 1 (50.00%) Solaris
1 1 (50.00%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (100.00%) Information Security
1 2 (100.00%) ITIL
2 1 (50.00%) Change Management
2 1 (50.00%) Continuous Improvement
2 1 (50.00%) Document Management
2 1 (50.00%) E-Commerce
2 1 (50.00%) Network Architecture
2 1 (50.00%) Patch Management
2 1 (50.00%) PRINCE
2 1 (50.00%) Programme Management
2 1 (50.00%) Project Management
2 1 (50.00%) Security Operations
2 1 (50.00%) Vulnerability Management
Qualifications
1 2 (100.00%) CISSP
1 2 (100.00%) Degree
2 1 (50.00%) CISA
2 1 (50.00%) CISM
2 1 (50.00%) GCIA
2 1 (50.00%) GCIH
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (100.00%) COBIT
2 1 (50.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 1 (50.00%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
2 1 (50.00%) ISO/IEC 27005
2 1 (50.00%) PCI DSS
2 1 (50.00%) SAS 70
Systems Management
1 1 (50.00%) BladeLogic
1 1 (50.00%) IBM BigFix
1 1 (50.00%) SCCM
1 1 (50.00%) WSUS
Vendors
1 1 (50.00%) CA
1 1 (50.00%) Cisco
1 1 (50.00%) Microsoft
1 1 (50.00%) Qualys
1 1 (50.00%) SAP