The table below looks at the statistics for COBIT skills in IT jobs advertised for the Bristol region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited COBIT over the 3 months to 29 May 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
29 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Control Objectives for Information and related Technology (COBIT)
Rank 124 118 116
Rank change year-on-year
-6 -2
Permanent jobs citing COBIT 6 6 5
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bristol 0.32% 0.30% 0.29%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 3.66% 2.74% 3.09%
Number of salaries quoted 2 2 1
Average salary £51,500 £61,750 £35,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-16.59% +73.94%
UK excluding London average salary £60,000 £52,500 £48,750
% change year-on-year
+14.28% +7.69%
COBIT
South West

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 Bristol region.

Quality Assurance & Compliance Category
Bristol
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Quality Assurance & Compliance category
164 219 162
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bristol 8.70% 11.05% 9.38%
Number of salaries quoted 133 187 113
Average salary £37,500 £38,500 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-2.59% +2.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,400 £21,500 £24,250
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £55,000 £61,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+5.00% -

COBIT
Jobs Demand Trend in Bristol

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

COBIT Jobs Demand Trend in Bristol

COBIT
Salary Trend in Bristol

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

COBIT Salary Trend in Bristol

COBIT
Top 29 Related IT Skills in Bristol

For the 6 months to 29 May 2015, IT jobs across the Bristol 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 7 (100.00%) ITIL
1 7 (100.00%) CISSP
1 7 (100.00%) Benchmarking
1 7 (100.00%) CISA
1 7 (100.00%) CISM
1 7 (100.00%) Risk Assessment
1 7 (100.00%) Information Security
1 7 (100.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 7 (100.00%) PCI DSS
1 7 (100.00%) Information Assurance
2 6 (85.71%) Cyber Security
2 6 (85.71%) Security Cleared
2 6 (85.71%) OWASP
2 6 (85.71%) Data Protection Act
2 6 (85.71%) Data Protection
2 6 (85.71%) Internet of Things
2 6 (85.71%) Analytical Skills
2 6 (85.71%) BYOD
2 6 (85.71%) Risk Management
2 6 (85.71%) Internet
3 4 (57.14%) BCP
3 4 (57.14%) Service Management
3 4 (57.14%) Finance
3 4 (57.14%) Business Continuity
3 4 (57.14%) Disaster Recovery
3 4 (57.14%) ITSM
3 4 (57.14%) Business Continuity Planning
3 4 (57.14%) Vulnerability Assessment
4 2 (28.57%) Agile Software Development

COBIT
Top Related IT Skills in Bristol by Category

For the 6 months to 29 May 2015, IT jobs across the Bristol 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.

Communications & Networking
1 6 (85.71%) Internet
General
1 4 (57.14%) Finance
Job Titles
1 6 (85.71%) Cyber Security Consultant
1 6 (85.71%) Consultant
1 6 (85.71%) Security Consultant
Miscellaneous
1 6 (85.71%) Data Protection Act
1 6 (85.71%) Internet of Things
1 6 (85.71%) Analytical Skills
1 6 (85.71%) BYOD
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (100.00%) ITIL
1 7 (100.00%) Benchmarking
1 7 (100.00%) Risk Assessment
1 7 (100.00%) Information Security
1 7 (100.00%) Information Assurance
2 6 (85.71%) Cyber Security
2 6 (85.71%) OWASP
2 6 (85.71%) Data Protection
2 6 (85.71%) Risk Management
3 4 (57.14%) BCP
3 4 (57.14%) Service Management
3 4 (57.14%) Business Continuity
3 4 (57.14%) Disaster Recovery
3 4 (57.14%) ITSM
3 4 (57.14%) Business Continuity Planning
3 4 (57.14%) Vulnerability Assessment
4 2 (28.57%) Agile Software Development
Qualifications
1 7 (100.00%) CISSP
1 7 (100.00%) CISA
1 7 (100.00%) CISM
2 6 (85.71%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (100.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 7 (100.00%) PCI DSS