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 23 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
23 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Control Objectives for Information and related Technology (COBIT)
Rank 161 179 181
Rank change year-on-year
+18 +2
Permanent jobs citing COBIT 65 44 47
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Berkshire 1.10% 0.78% 0.84%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 7.49% 6.68% 6.80%
Number of salaries quoted 47 28 45
Average salary £67,000 £73,750 £47,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-9.15% +55.26%
90% offered a salary of more than £46,500 £57,500 £40,500
10% offered a salary of more than £85,000 £90,000 £95,000
UK excluding London average salary £58,000 £55,000 £47,500
% change year-on-year
+5.45% +15.78%
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
868 659 691
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Berkshire 14.71% 11.73% 12.38%
Number of salaries quoted 583 443 600
Average salary £42,750 £45,000 £47,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-5.00% -5.26%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,500 £30,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £65,000 £70,750
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,473
% change year-on-year
- -1.16%

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 23 September 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 23 September 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
(Use links below to see detailed
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 -1 29 £50,000 -42.85% 1
Newbury +21 14 £27,500 -
Maidenhead - 4 - -
Slough - 1 £90,000 -
COBIT
South East

COBIT
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Berkshire

For the 6 months to 23 September 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 69 (75.00%) ITIL
2 46 (50.00%) Information Security
3 44 (47.83%) Stakeholder Management
4 43 (46.74%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 41 (44.57%) CISA
6 38 (41.30%) CISM
7 36 (39.13%) CISSP
7 36 (39.13%) Sarbanes-Oxley
8 32 (34.78%) PRINCE2
9 30 (32.61%) PCI QSA
10 29 (31.52%) PCI DSS
10 29 (31.52%) Linux
11 28 (30.43%) Windows
12 26 (28.26%) Penetration Testing
13 21 (22.83%) Finance
14 19 (20.65%) Network Security
15 18 (19.57%) VPN
16 16 (17.39%) Risk Management
17 14 (15.22%) SQL
17 14 (15.22%) Database Security
18 12 (13.04%) Enterprise Architecture
18 12 (13.04%) Firewall
19 11 (11.96%) LAN
19 11 (11.96%) WAN
19 11 (11.96%) Vulnerability Management
19 11 (11.96%) Relational Database
20 10 (10.87%) Security Architecture
20 10 (10.87%) TOGAF
21 9 (9.78%) Business Continuity
22 8 (8.70%) SABSA

COBIT
Top Related IT Skills in Berkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 23 September 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 6 (6.52%) MS Excel
2 3 (3.26%) MS Office
3 1 (1.09%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.09%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 19 (20.65%) Network Security
2 18 (19.57%) VPN
3 12 (13.04%) Firewall
4 11 (11.96%) LAN
4 11 (11.96%) WAN
5 7 (7.61%) TCP/IP
6 6 (6.52%) SSL
6 6 (6.52%) NetScreen
6 6 (6.52%) Cisco ASA
6 6 (6.52%) Junos
7 4 (4.35%) Internet
7 4 (4.35%) DNS
7 4 (4.35%) Broadband
8 3 (3.26%) OSPF
8 3 (3.26%) BGP
9 1 (1.09%) NAS
9 1 (1.09%) WAAS
9 1 (1.09%) DHCP
9 1 (1.09%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (11.96%) Relational Database
2 1 (1.09%) SQL Server
2 1 (1.09%) Oracle Database 10g
2 1 (1.09%) Oracle Database 11g
2 1 (1.09%) Oracle Database
General
1 21 (22.83%) Finance
2 5 (5.43%) Telecoms
3 2 (2.17%) Legal
4 1 (1.09%) Retail
Job Titles
1 37 (40.22%) Consultant
2 28 (30.43%) Security Consultant
3 21 (22.83%) IT Consultant
4 15 (16.30%) IT Security Consultant
5 13 (14.13%) IT Services Manager
5 13 (14.13%) Service Manager
6 12 (13.04%) Architect
7 11 (11.96%) Senior Consultant
7 11 (11.96%) Senior Security Consultant
8 8 (8.70%) Enterprise Architect
8 8 (8.70%) Security Architect
8 8 (8.70%) Enterprise Security Architect
9 6 (6.52%) Risk Consultant
9 6 (6.52%) Lead Network Engineer
9 6 (6.52%) Analyst
9 6 (6.52%) IT Risk Consultant
9 6 (6.52%) Network Engineer
10 4 (4.35%) Information Manager
10 4 (4.35%) Information Security Manager
10 4 (4.35%) Risk Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (1.09%) Software Packaging
Miscellaneous
1 7 (7.61%) Management Information System
1 7 (7.61%) Analytical Skills
2 4 (4.35%) Smartphone
2 4 (4.35%) Data Protection Act
3 2 (2.17%) FMCG
4 1 (1.09%) N-Tier
4 1 (1.09%) Computer Science
4 1 (1.09%) PKI
Operating Systems
1 29 (31.52%) Linux
2 28 (30.43%) Windows
3 3 (3.26%) UNIX
4 2 (2.17%) Apple iOS
4 2 (2.17%) AIX
4 2 (2.17%) Solaris
4 2 (2.17%) Mac OS X
5 1 (1.09%) Windows Server 2003
5 1 (1.09%) Windows Server 2008
5 1 (1.09%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 69 (75.00%) ITIL
2 46 (50.00%) Information Security
3 44 (47.83%) Stakeholder Management
4 32 (34.78%) PRINCE2
5 26 (28.26%) Penetration Testing
6 16 (17.39%) Risk Management
7 14 (15.22%) Database Security
8 12 (13.04%) Enterprise Architecture
9 11 (11.96%) Vulnerability Management
10 10 (10.87%) Security Architecture
10 10 (10.87%) TOGAF
11 9 (9.78%) Business Continuity
12 8 (8.70%) SABSA
13 6 (6.52%) Data Protection
14 5 (5.43%) People Management
14 5 (5.43%) PRINCE
15 4 (4.35%) Project Management
15 4 (4.35%) Information Security Management
15 4 (4.35%) Security Management
15 4 (4.35%) Strategic Planning
Programming Languages
1 14 (15.22%) SQL
Qualifications
1 41 (44.57%) CISA
2 38 (41.30%) CISM
3 36 (39.13%) CISSP
4 30 (32.61%) PCI QSA
5 3 (3.26%) CRISC
5 3 (3.26%) IRCA
6 2 (2.17%) ISEB
6 2 (2.17%) ISEB Practitioner
6 2 (2.17%) Security Cleared
6 2 (2.17%) CGEIT
7 1 (1.09%) SC Cleared
7 1 (1.09%) MCSE
7 1 (1.09%) VERITAS Certified Professional (VCP)
7 1 (1.09%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
7 1 (1.09%) MCITP
7 1 (1.09%) Degree
7 1 (1.09%) Microsoft Certification
7 1 (1.09%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 43 (46.74%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 36 (39.13%) Sarbanes-Oxley
3 29 (31.52%) PCI DSS
4 6 (6.52%) COSO
System Software
1 6 (6.52%) VMware Infrastructure
2 3 (3.26%) Hyper-V
2 3 (3.26%) Active Directory
3 1 (1.09%) Veritas Cluster Server
Systems Management
1 1 (1.09%) Veritas Storage Foundation
Vendors
1 7 (7.61%) Cisco
1 7 (7.61%) Juniper
1 7 (7.61%) VMware
2 6 (6.52%) F5
2 6 (6.52%) CheckPoint
3 4 (4.35%) Microsoft
4 2 (2.17%) SAP
4 2 (2.17%) Citrix
4 2 (2.17%) JD Edwards
4 2 (2.17%) McAfee
5 1 (1.09%) Veritas
5 1 (1.09%) Red Hat
5 1 (1.09%) Oracle
5 1 (1.09%) HP
Berkshire
Apollo Solutions
Salary: £70000 - £71000 per annum + car, pension, bonus
Posted: 14 hours ago
Reading, Berkshire
Proprius Recruitment
Salary: Up to £80,000 per annum Plus bonus & benefits
Posted: 4 days ago