The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies 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)
UK
3 months to
30 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 847 908 954
Rank change year-on-year +61 +46  
Permanent jobs citing COSO 5 42 15
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.006% 0.040% 0.014%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 0.048% 0.31% 0.11%
Number of salaries quoted 3 35 11
Median salary £120,000 £70,000 £60,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +71.42% +16.66%  
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 with a requirement for quality assurance and compliance skills.

Quality Assurance & Compliance Skills
UK
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for quality assurance and compliance skills 10369 13745 13538
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the UK 12.13% 13.14% 12.58%
Number of salaries quoted 8162 10864 10474
Median salary £48,500 £50,000 £47,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -3.00% +6.38%  
90% offered a salary of more than £28,500 £29,000 £27,500
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

The job posting trend of jobs advertised 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 UK

COSO
Salary Trend

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

Salary trend for COSO in the UK

COSO
Top 7 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 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
England +44 5 £120,000 +71.42% 1
London +50 3 £120,000 +134.14% 1
South East +53 1 - -
North West -17 1 - -
Basingstoke - 1 - -
Cheshire - 1 - -
Hampshire - 1 - -

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 with a requirement for COSO.

1 9 (75.00%) ITIL
1 9 (75.00%) COBIT
2 7 (58.33%) Information Security
3 6 (50.00%) Risk Management
3 6 (50.00%) Finance
3 6 (50.00%) CISSP
4 5 (41.67%) Security Architecture
5 4 (33.33%) Degree
5 4 (33.33%) Analytical Skills
5 4 (33.33%) CISA
5 4 (33.33%) CISM
5 4 (33.33%) Security Management
5 4 (33.33%) Stakeholder Management
5 4 (33.33%) Business Continuity
6 3 (25.00%) Strategic Planning
6 3 (25.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
6 3 (25.00%) Data Security
6 3 (25.00%) Disaster Recovery
6 3 (25.00%) SQL
6 3 (25.00%) Oracle
6 3 (25.00%) Windows
6 3 (25.00%) MS Excel
6 3 (25.00%) B2B
6 3 (25.00%) Microsoft
6 3 (25.00%) Analytics
6 3 (25.00%) ISO27005
6 3 (25.00%) Investment Management
6 3 (25.00%) ISO27002
6 3 (25.00%) Data Encryption
7 2 (16.67%) Cyber Intelligence

COSO
Co-occurring 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:

Application Platforms
1 1 (8.33%) SharePoint
Applications
1 3 (25.00%) MS Excel
2 2 (16.67%) MS PowerPoint
2 2 (16.67%) MS Visio
3 1 (8.33%) MS Project
Cloud Services
1 1 (8.33%) IaaS
1 1 (8.33%) PaaS
1 1 (8.33%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (8.33%) Cisco IOS
1 1 (8.33%) HTTP
1 1 (8.33%) Network Security
1 1 (8.33%) SSH
1 1 (8.33%) SSL
1 1 (8.33%) VPN
General
1 6 (50.00%) Finance
2 1 (8.33%) Banking
2 1 (8.33%) Financial Institution
2 1 (8.33%) Investment Banking
2 1 (8.33%) Legal
Job Titles
1 4 (33.33%) Security Officer
2 3 (25.00%) Head of Information
2 3 (25.00%) Head of Information Security
2 3 (25.00%) Head of Security
2 3 (25.00%) Information Officer
2 3 (25.00%) Information Security Officer
3 1 (8.33%) Analyst
3 1 (8.33%) Business Analyst
3 1 (8.33%) Compliance Analyst
3 1 (8.33%) Compliance Business Analyst
3 1 (8.33%) Consultant
3 1 (8.33%) Data Consultant
3 1 (8.33%) Risk Analyst
3 1 (8.33%) Risk Business Analyst
3 1 (8.33%) Risk Officer
3 1 (8.33%) Security Consultant
3 1 (8.33%) Security Specialist
3 1 (8.33%) Security Technical Consultant
3 1 (8.33%) Technical Consultant
3 1 (8.33%) Technical Security Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (8.33%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 4 (33.33%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (16.67%) Cyberthreat
2 2 (16.67%) Enterprise Cloud
2 2 (16.67%) Management Information System
2 2 (16.67%) Virtual Team
3 1 (8.33%) Data Centre
3 1 (8.33%) PKI
3 1 (8.33%) Smartphone
3 1 (8.33%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 3 (25.00%) Windows
2 1 (8.33%) AIX
2 1 (8.33%) Linux
2 1 (8.33%) Solaris
2 1 (8.33%) Unix
2 1 (8.33%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (75.00%) ITIL
2 7 (58.33%) Information Security
3 6 (50.00%) Risk Management
4 5 (41.67%) Security Architecture
5 4 (33.33%) Business Continuity
5 4 (33.33%) Security Management
5 4 (33.33%) Stakeholder Management
6 3 (25.00%) Analytics
6 3 (25.00%) B2B
6 3 (25.00%) Data Encryption
6 3 (25.00%) Data Security
6 3 (25.00%) Disaster Recovery
6 3 (25.00%) Investment Management
6 3 (25.00%) Strategic Planning
7 2 (16.67%) Continuous Improvement
7 2 (16.67%) Cyber Intelligence
7 2 (16.67%) Cyber Threat Intelligence
7 2 (16.67%) Database Security
7 2 (16.67%) Process Improvement
7 2 (16.67%) Security Monitoring
Programming Languages
1 3 (25.00%) SQL
Qualifications
1 6 (50.00%) CISSP
2 4 (33.33%) CISA
2 4 (33.33%) CISM
2 4 (33.33%) Degree
3 1 (8.33%) CRISC
3 1 (8.33%) GCIA
3 1 (8.33%) GCIH
3 1 (8.33%) Six Sigma Black Belt
3 1 (8.33%) Six Sigma Green Belt
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (75.00%) COBIT
2 3 (25.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 3 (25.00%) ISO27002
2 3 (25.00%) ISO27005
3 2 (16.67%) BS25999
4 1 (8.33%) PCI DSS
4 1 (8.33%) Sarbanes-Oxley
4 1 (8.33%) SAS 70
System Software
1 1 (8.33%) VMware Workstation
Systems Management
1 1 (8.33%) BladeLogic
1 1 (8.33%) IBM BigFix
1 1 (8.33%) SCCM
1 1 (8.33%) WSUS
Vendors
1 3 (25.00%) Microsoft
1 3 (25.00%) Oracle
2 2 (16.67%) Cisco
2 2 (16.67%) Citrix
3 1 (8.33%) CA
3 1 (8.33%) Qualys
3 1 (8.33%) VMware
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