The table below looks at the statistics for COBIT skills in IT jobs advertised for the Berkshire region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited COBIT over the 3 months to 26 May 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
26 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Control Objectives for Information and related Technology (COBIT)
Rank 196 190 195
Rank change year-on-year
-6 +5
Permanent jobs citing COBIT 16 25 23
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Berkshire 0.32% 0.45% 0.45%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 2.40% 3.78% 4.68%
Number of salaries quoted 16 19 21
Average salary £77,500 £42,500 £46,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+82.35% -7.60%
90% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £27,500 £38,500
10% offered a salary of more than £90,000 £71,000 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £60,000 £52,500 £48,500
% change year-on-year
+14.28% +8.24%
COBIT
South East

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Quality Assurance & Compliance category in permanent jobs advertised in the Berkshire region.

Quality Assurance & Compliance Category
Berkshire
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Quality Assurance & Compliance category
666 661 491
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Berkshire 13.24% 12.03% 9.50%
Number of salaries quoted 465 453 391
Average salary £51,250 £42,750 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+19.88% -5.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £27,500 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £67,500 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -

COBIT
Jobs Demand Trend in Berkshire

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing COBIT across the Berkshire region as a proportion of the total demand within the Quality Assurance & Compliance category.

COBIT Jobs Demand Trend in Berkshire

COBIT
Salary Trend in Berkshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing COBIT across the Berkshire region.

COBIT Salary Trend in Berkshire

COBIT
Salary Histogram in Berkshire

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing COBIT across the Berkshire region over the 3 months to 26 May 2015.

COBIT Salary Histogram in Berkshire

COBIT
Job Locations in Berkshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing COBIT within the Berkshire region over the 3 months to 26 May 2015. 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
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statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Average Salary
Last 3 Months
Average Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Reading -11 11 £90,000 +125.00%
COBIT
South East

COBIT
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Berkshire

For the 6 months to 26 May 2015, IT jobs across the Berkshire region citing COBIT also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled that cited COBIT.

1 30 (90.91%) ITIL
2 20 (60.61%) Windows
3 19 (57.58%) Linux
4 14 (42.42%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 14 (42.42%) Load Balancing
5 13 (39.39%) TOGAF
5 13 (39.39%) Project Management
5 13 (39.39%) Finance
6 12 (36.36%) CISSP
6 12 (36.36%) Business Development
6 12 (36.36%) Data Centre
7 11 (33.33%) Cloud Computing
7 11 (33.33%) SABSA
7 11 (33.33%) Enterprise Architecture
7 11 (33.33%) Retail
7 11 (33.33%) Management Information System
7 11 (33.33%) CISA
7 11 (33.33%) TCP/IP
7 11 (33.33%) DNS
7 11 (33.33%) HP
8 10 (30.30%) Cisco
8 10 (30.30%) Microsoft
8 10 (30.30%) Oracle Database 10g
8 10 (30.30%) Active Directory
8 10 (30.30%) N-Tier
8 10 (30.30%) MS Visio
8 10 (30.30%) SOA
8 10 (30.30%) MCSE
8 10 (30.30%) MS Excel
8 10 (30.30%) SharePoint

COBIT
Top Related IT Skills in Berkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 26 May 2015, IT jobs across the Berkshire region citing COBIT also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled that cited COBIT. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 10 (30.30%) SharePoint
1 10 (30.30%) IIS
2 1 (3.03%) SAS
Applications
1 10 (30.30%) MS Visio
1 10 (30.30%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (3.03%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 11 (33.33%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 11 (33.33%) TCP/IP
1 11 (33.33%) DNS
2 10 (30.30%) SAN
2 10 (30.30%) DHCP
2 10 (30.30%) NAS
3 9 (27.27%) Network Security
4 8 (24.24%) LAN
4 8 (24.24%) WAN
5 6 (18.18%) Firewall
6 5 (15.15%) VPN
7 4 (12.12%) Wireless
8 1 (3.03%) WAAS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (30.30%) Oracle Database 10g
1 10 (30.30%) SQL Server
1 10 (30.30%) Oracle Database 11g
1 10 (30.30%) Oracle Database
2 9 (27.27%) Relational Database
3 2 (6.06%) Data Mining
4 1 (3.03%) BusinessObjects
4 1 (3.03%) Hadoop
4 1 (3.03%) Big Data
General
1 13 (39.39%) Finance
2 11 (33.33%) Retail
3 10 (30.30%) Legal
3 10 (30.30%) Billing
4 1 (3.03%) Electronics
4 1 (3.03%) Telecoms
4 1 (3.03%) Manufacturing
4 1 (3.03%) Advertising
4 1 (3.03%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 19 (57.58%) Architect
2 11 (33.33%) Consultant
3 10 (30.30%) Technical Architect
3 10 (30.30%) Security Consultant
4 4 (12.12%) Service Architect
5 3 (9.09%) Enterprise Architect
6 2 (6.06%) Enterprise Infrastructure Architect
6 2 (6.06%) Infrastructure Architect
6 2 (6.06%) Security Architect
7 1 (3.03%) Author
7 1 (3.03%) Analyst
7 1 (3.03%) Senior Consultant
7 1 (3.03%) Business Intelligence Consultant
7 1 (3.03%) Security Officer
7 1 (3.03%) Senior Business Intelligence Consultant
7 1 (3.03%) Auditor
7 1 (3.03%) Senior Auditor
7 1 (3.03%) IT Auditor
7 1 (3.03%) Senior IT Auditor
7 1 (3.03%) Business Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (30.30%) Software Packaging
2 1 (3.03%) JSP
Miscellaneous
1 12 (36.36%) Data Centre
2 11 (33.33%) Management Information System
3 10 (30.30%) N-Tier
3 10 (30.30%) Clustering
4 3 (9.09%) CESG
5 2 (6.06%) FlexPod
5 2 (6.06%) CESG CLAS
5 2 (6.06%) SCADA
6 1 (3.03%) GIS
6 1 (3.03%) DTV
6 1 (3.03%) Mathematics
6 1 (3.03%) Data Protection Act
6 1 (3.03%) PKI
6 1 (3.03%) Cryptography
6 1 (3.03%) Performance Metrics
6 1 (3.03%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
Operating Systems
1 20 (60.61%) Windows
2 19 (57.58%) Linux
3 10 (30.30%) Windows Server 2003
3 10 (30.30%) Windows Server 2008
3 10 (30.30%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 1 (3.03%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 30 (90.91%) ITIL
2 14 (42.42%) Load Balancing
3 13 (39.39%) TOGAF
3 13 (39.39%) Project Management
4 12 (36.36%) Business Development
5 11 (33.33%) SABSA
5 11 (33.33%) Enterprise Architecture
6 10 (30.30%) SOA
6 10 (30.30%) Validation
6 10 (30.30%) Migration
6 10 (30.30%) Project Planning
6 10 (30.30%) DoDAF
7 9 (27.27%) Penetration Testing
7 9 (27.27%) PRINCE2
8 8 (24.24%) Vulnerability Management
9 7 (21.21%) Information Security
10 6 (18.18%) Six Sigma
11 5 (15.15%) ITSM
11 5 (15.15%) Operations Management
11 5 (15.15%) ITIL V3
Programming Languages
1 1 (3.03%) C
1 1 (3.03%) Java
1 1 (3.03%) SQL
1 1 (3.03%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 12 (36.36%) CISSP
2 11 (33.33%) CISA
3 10 (30.30%) MCSE
3 10 (30.30%) CISM
3 10 (30.30%) Microsoft Certification
3 10 (30.30%) VERITAS Certified Professional (VCP)
3 10 (30.30%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
3 10 (30.30%) MCITP
4 9 (27.27%) PCI QSA
5 6 (18.18%) Degree
6 4 (12.12%) Security Cleared
7 3 (9.09%) DV Cleared
8 2 (6.06%) CRISC
8 2 (6.06%) CITP
8 2 (6.06%) Chartered Engineer
9 1 (3.03%) GIAC
9 1 (3.03%) CEH
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 14 (42.42%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 9 (27.27%) Sarbanes-Oxley
3 2 (6.06%) PCI DSS
4 1 (3.03%) JSP 440
System Software
1 10 (30.30%) Active Directory
1 10 (30.30%) Terminal Services
1 10 (30.30%) Veritas Cluster Server
1 10 (30.30%) vCloud
1 10 (30.30%) Hyper-V
1 10 (30.30%) vSphere
1 10 (30.30%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 10 (30.30%) Veritas Storage Foundation
Vendors
1 11 (33.33%) HP
2 10 (30.30%) Cisco
2 10 (30.30%) Microsoft
2 10 (30.30%) Oracle
2 10 (30.30%) Juniper
2 10 (30.30%) Veritas
2 10 (30.30%) Red Hat
2 10 (30.30%) VMware
3 1 (3.03%) McAfee
3 1 (3.03%) SAP
3 1 (3.03%) Business Objects
3 1 (3.03%) Huawei
3 1 (3.03%) Cyber-Ark
3 1 (3.03%) Vertica