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 22 December 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
22 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Control Objectives for Information and related Technology (COBIT)
Rank 199 206 189
Rank change year-on-year
+7 -17
Permanent jobs citing COBIT 19 27 35
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Berkshire 0.33% 0.46% 0.64%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 2.50% 4.48% 6.09%
Number of salaries quoted 8 17 31
Average salary £67,500 £55,000 £41,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+22.72% +32.53%
90% offered a salary of more than £63,050 £40,500 £37,500
10% offered a salary of more than £80,000 £90,000 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £59,500 £50,000 £49,000
% change year-on-year
+19.00% +2.04%
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
759 603 575
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Berkshire 13.15% 10.25% 10.58%
Number of salaries quoted 483 431 484
Average salary £47,500 £47,500 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +5.55%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,500 £30,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £68,250 £62,500 £67,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
-1.23% +1.25%

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 22 December 2014.

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 22 December 2014. 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
Newbury -1 7 - -
Reading -14 6 £67,500 +12.50%
Slough -7 2 £80,000 +50.94%
COBIT
South East

COBIT
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Berkshire

For the 6 months to 22 December 2014, 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 60 (71.43%) ITIL
2 44 (52.38%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 42 (50.00%) Information Security
4 38 (45.24%) CISA
5 36 (42.86%) CISM
5 36 (42.86%) CISSP
6 32 (38.10%) Stakeholder Management
7 31 (36.90%) Sarbanes-Oxley
8 27 (32.14%) Linux
9 25 (29.76%) PRINCE2
10 24 (28.57%) PCI DSS
11 23 (27.38%) PCI QSA
11 23 (27.38%) Windows
12 22 (26.19%) VPN
12 22 (26.19%) Network Security
13 21 (25.00%) Penetration Testing
14 17 (20.24%) Enterprise Architecture
15 16 (19.05%) Finance
16 14 (16.67%) Risk Management
16 14 (16.67%) LAN
16 14 (16.67%) WAN
16 14 (16.67%) Security Architecture
16 14 (16.67%) Vulnerability Management
16 14 (16.67%) Relational Database
17 12 (14.29%) Firewall
18 11 (13.10%) SABSA
19 10 (11.90%) TOGAF
20 8 (9.52%) COSO
20 8 (9.52%) Data Protection
21 7 (8.33%) Management Information System

COBIT
Top Related IT Skills in Berkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 22 December 2014, 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.

Applications
1 5 (5.95%) MS Excel
2 3 (3.57%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.19%) Cloud Computing
1 1 (1.19%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 22 (26.19%) VPN
1 22 (26.19%) Network Security
2 14 (16.67%) LAN
2 14 (16.67%) WAN
3 12 (14.29%) Firewall
4 6 (7.14%) Cisco ASA
4 6 (7.14%) Junos
4 6 (7.14%) SSL
4 6 (7.14%) NetScreen
5 4 (4.76%) Broadband
5 4 (4.76%) Internet
5 4 (4.76%) TCP/IP
5 4 (4.76%) DNS
6 2 (2.38%) WAAS
6 2 (2.38%) Intrusion Detection
Database & Business Intelligence
1 14 (16.67%) Relational Database
General
1 16 (19.05%) Finance
2 5 (5.95%) Telecoms
3 2 (2.38%) Retail
4 1 (1.19%) Legal
Job Titles
1 32 (38.10%) Consultant
2 25 (29.76%) Security Consultant
3 13 (15.48%) IT Consultant
4 12 (14.29%) Architect
4 12 (14.29%) Service Manager
4 12 (14.29%) Security Architect
4 12 (14.29%) IT Services Manager
5 10 (11.90%) Enterprise Architect
5 10 (11.90%) Enterprise Security Architect
6 7 (8.33%) IT Security Consultant
6 7 (8.33%) Senior Security Consultant
6 7 (8.33%) Senior Consultant
7 6 (7.14%) Network Engineer
7 6 (7.14%) IT Risk Consultant
7 6 (7.14%) Lead Network Engineer
7 6 (7.14%) Risk Consultant
8 4 (4.76%) Security Manager
8 4 (4.76%) Information Manager
8 4 (4.76%) Information Security Manager
9 3 (3.57%) Security Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (2.38%) JSP
Miscellaneous
1 7 (8.33%) Management Information System
1 7 (8.33%) Analytical Skills
2 5 (5.95%) PKI
3 4 (4.76%) Smartphone
3 4 (4.76%) Data Protection Act
3 4 (4.76%) CESG
3 4 (4.76%) CESG CLAS
4 2 (2.38%) GIS
4 2 (2.38%) Mathematics
4 2 (2.38%) Computer Science
4 2 (2.38%) FMCG
Operating Systems
1 27 (32.14%) Linux
2 23 (27.38%) Windows
3 6 (7.14%) UNIX
4 4 (4.76%) AIX
5 2 (2.38%) Solaris
5 2 (2.38%) Mac OS X
5 2 (2.38%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 60 (71.43%) ITIL
2 42 (50.00%) Information Security
3 32 (38.10%) Stakeholder Management
4 25 (29.76%) PRINCE2
5 21 (25.00%) Penetration Testing
6 17 (20.24%) Enterprise Architecture
7 14 (16.67%) Security Architecture
7 14 (16.67%) Vulnerability Management
7 14 (16.67%) Risk Management
8 11 (13.10%) SABSA
9 10 (11.90%) TOGAF
10 8 (9.52%) Data Protection
11 7 (8.33%) People Management
11 7 (8.33%) Database Security
12 6 (7.14%) Cyber Security
12 6 (7.14%) Business Continuity
13 5 (5.95%) PRINCE
14 4 (4.76%) Identity Management
14 4 (4.76%) Strategic Planning
15 3 (3.57%) Vulnerability Assessment
Programming Languages
1 7 (8.33%) SQL
Qualifications
1 38 (45.24%) CISA
2 36 (42.86%) CISM
2 36 (42.86%) CISSP
3 23 (27.38%) PCI QSA
4 6 (7.14%) CRISC
5 4 (4.76%) Degree
6 3 (3.57%) IRCA
7 2 (2.38%) DV Cleared
7 2 (2.38%) Security Cleared
7 2 (2.38%) CGEIT
7 2 (2.38%) GIAC
8 1 (1.19%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 44 (52.38%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 31 (36.90%) Sarbanes-Oxley
3 24 (28.57%) PCI DSS
4 8 (9.52%) COSO
5 2 (2.38%) JSP 440
6 1 (1.19%) ISO/IEC 17799
System Software
1 2 (2.38%) Active Directory
1 2 (2.38%) VMware Infrastructure
Vendors
1 6 (7.14%) Cisco
1 6 (7.14%) Juniper
1 6 (7.14%) CheckPoint
1 6 (7.14%) F5
2 2 (2.38%) SAP
2 2 (2.38%) NetIQ
2 2 (2.38%) VMware
2 2 (2.38%) Tripwire
2 2 (2.38%) JD Edwards
2 2 (2.38%) Microsoft
2 2 (2.38%) Citrix