Period
to 5 June 2020

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 6 months to 5 June 2020 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Committee of Sponsoring Organizations of the Treadway Commission (COSO)
UK
6 months to
5 Jun 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 845 1092 1183
Rank change year-on-year +247 +91 -10
Permanent jobs citing COSO 22 13 23
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the UK 0.025% 0.009% 0.013%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 0.21% 0.065% 0.10%
Number of salaries quoted 18 11 18
Median annual salary £65,000 £72,500 £90,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -10.34% -19.44% -25.00%
10th Percentile £47,625 £51,250 £53,625
90th Percentile £86,250 £92,500 £100,750
UK excluding London median annual salary £65,000 £75,000 £75,000
% change year-on-year -13.33% - -

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 with a requirement for quality assurance or compliance skills.

All Quality Assurance and Compliance Skills
UK
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for quality assurance or compliance skills 10,626 19,911 22,054
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 12.28% 13.93% 12.84%
Number of salaries quoted 8,060 14,444 16,958
Median annual salary £52,500 £50,000 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.00% - +5.26%
10th Percentile £30,000 £27,750 £28,000
90th Percentile £85,000 £83,750 £80,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £47,500 £45,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year +5.56% - +9.76%

COSO
Job Vacancy Trend

Job postings citing COSO as a proportion of all IT jobs advertised.

Job vacancy trend for COSO in the UK

COSO
Salary Trend

3-month moving average salary quoted in jobs citing COSO.

Salary trend for COSO in the UK

COSO
Salary Histogram

Salary distribution for jobs citing COSO over the 6 months to 5 June 2020.

Salary histogram for COSO in the UK

COSO
Top 6 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 6 months to 5 June 2020. 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
England +231 22 £65,000 -10.34% 1
UK excluding London +200 15 £65,000 -13.33% 1
Midlands +95 13 £65,000 +36.84%
West Midlands +91 13 £65,000 +36.84%
London +156 7 £72,500 +38.10%
South East +117 2 £37,500 -51.61% 1

For the 6 months to 5 June 2020, IT jobs citing COSO also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all permanent job ads with a requirement for COSO.

1 22 (100.00%) COBIT
2 20 (90.91%) Risk Management
3 19 (86.36%) NIST
4 15 (68.18%) Management Information System
5 13 (59.09%) NIST 800
6 11 (50.00%) ISAE 3402
7 9 (40.91%) IT Strategy
7 9 (40.91%) Cybersecurity
8 7 (31.82%) Legal
9 6 (27.27%) Information Security
9 6 (27.27%) ISO/IEC 27001
10 5 (22.73%) Finance
10 5 (22.73%) CISA
10 5 (22.73%) ITIL
11 4 (18.18%) RDBMS
11 4 (18.18%) ColdFusion
11 4 (18.18%) Java
11 4 (18.18%) VB.NET
11 4 (18.18%) .NET
11 4 (18.18%) J2EE
11 4 (18.18%) Oracle
11 4 (18.18%) SQL Server
11 4 (18.18%) Web Services
11 4 (18.18%) .NET Framework
11 4 (18.18%) Relational Database
11 4 (18.18%) Analytical Skills
11 4 (18.18%) Reinsurance
11 4 (18.18%) Identity Access Management
11 4 (18.18%) Cloud Computing
11 4 (18.18%) Security Architecture

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 4 (18.18%) ColdFusion
Cloud Services
1 4 (18.18%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 4 (18.18%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (18.18%) RDBMS
1 4 (18.18%) Relational Database
1 4 (18.18%) SQL Server
General
1 7 (31.82%) Legal
2 5 (22.73%) Finance
Job Titles
1 4 (18.18%) Architect
1 4 (18.18%) Security Architect
2 3 (13.64%) Delivery Director
2 3 (13.64%) Technology Director
3 2 (9.09%) Analyst
3 2 (9.09%) Information Analyst
3 2 (9.09%) Information Security Analyst
3 2 (9.09%) IT Manager
3 2 (9.09%) IT Risk Manager
3 2 (9.09%) Operational Risk Manager
3 2 (9.09%) Risk Manager
3 2 (9.09%) Security Analyst
3 2 (9.09%) Technology Risk Manager
4 1 (4.55%) COBIT Analyst
4 1 (4.55%) Head of IT
4 1 (4.55%) Head of IT Operations
4 1 (4.55%) Head of Technology
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (18.18%) .NET
1 4 (18.18%) .NET Framework
1 4 (18.18%) J2EE
1 4 (18.18%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 15 (68.18%) Management Information System
2 4 (18.18%) Analytical Skills
2 4 (18.18%) Reinsurance
3 2 (9.09%) Self-Motivation
Processes & Methodologies
1 20 (90.91%) Risk Management
2 9 (40.91%) Cybersecurity
2 9 (40.91%) IT Strategy
3 6 (27.27%) Information Security
4 5 (22.73%) ITIL
5 4 (18.18%) Critical Thinking
5 4 (18.18%) Identity Access Management
5 4 (18.18%) Security Architecture
6 3 (13.64%) Data Management
6 3 (13.64%) IT Governance
6 3 (13.64%) Project Delivery
6 3 (13.64%) Regulatory Compliance
6 3 (13.64%) Thought Leadership
7 2 (9.09%) Incident Management
7 2 (9.09%) Matrix Organization
7 2 (9.09%) Remediation Plan
7 2 (9.09%) Security Management
7 2 (9.09%) Security Monitoring
7 2 (9.09%) Security Testing
7 2 (9.09%) SIEM
Programming Languages
1 4 (18.18%) Java
1 4 (18.18%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 5 (22.73%) CISA
2 3 (13.64%) CRISC
3 2 (9.09%) CISSP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 22 (100.00%) COBIT
2 19 (86.36%) NIST
3 13 (59.09%) NIST 800
4 11 (50.00%) ISAE 3402
5 6 (27.27%) ISO/IEC 27001
6 3 (13.64%) SSAE 16
7 2 (9.09%) GDPR
7 2 (9.09%) HIPAA
7 2 (9.09%) QA
7 2 (9.09%) Sarbanes-Oxley
Systems Management
1 3 (13.64%) RSA Archer
Vendors
1 4 (18.18%) Oracle