The table below looks at the statistics for COBIT skills in IT jobs advertised for the Cheshire region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited COBIT over the 3 months to 19 December 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
19 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Control Objectives for Information and related Technology (COBIT)
Rank 124 117 143
Rank change year-on-year
-7 +26
Permanent jobs citing COBIT 3 4 2
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cheshire 0.16% 0.24% 0.090%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 1.35% 2.03% 1.04%
Number of salaries quoted 3 3 1
Average salary £52,500 £50,000 £57,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.00% -13.04%
UK excluding London average salary £59,750 £50,000 £49,000
% change year-on-year
+19.50% +2.04%
COBIT
North 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 Cheshire region.

Quality Assurance & Compliance Category
Cheshire
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Quality Assurance & Compliance category
222 197 192
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cheshire 11.58% 11.62% 8.67%
Number of salaries quoted 194 111 167
Average salary £41,500 £42,500 £32,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-2.35% +30.76%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £22,500 £22,800
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £55,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
-1.23% +1.25%

COBIT
Jobs Demand Trend in Cheshire

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

COBIT Jobs Demand Trend in Cheshire

COBIT
Salary Trend in Cheshire

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

COBIT Salary Trend in Cheshire

COBIT
Job Locations in Cheshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing COBIT within the Cheshire region over the 3 months to 19 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
(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
Chester +15 2 £52,500 -
Crewe - 1 £47,500 -
COBIT
North West

COBIT
Top 19 Related IT Skills in Cheshire

For the 6 months to 19 December 2014, IT jobs across the Cheshire 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 4 (80.00%) Risk Management
2 3 (60.00%) ITIL
2 3 (60.00%) Sarbanes-Oxley
3 2 (40.00%) Risk Assessment
3 2 (40.00%) COSO
3 2 (40.00%) FMCG
3 2 (40.00%) Analytical Skills
3 2 (40.00%) Finance
3 2 (40.00%) Service Delivery
3 2 (40.00%) Supplier Management
4 1 (20.00%) IT Governance
4 1 (20.00%) CISSP
4 1 (20.00%) CISA
4 1 (20.00%) CISM
4 1 (20.00%) Stakeholder Management
4 1 (20.00%) Marketing
4 1 (20.00%) Information Security
4 1 (20.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 1 (20.00%) PCI DSS

COBIT
Top Related IT Skills in Cheshire by Category

For the 6 months to 19 December 2014, IT jobs across the Cheshire 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.

General
1 2 (40.00%) Finance
2 1 (20.00%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 2 (40.00%) Risk Manager
1 2 (40.00%) IT Risk Manager
1 2 (40.00%) IT Governance Manager
1 2 (40.00%) Governance Manager
2 1 (20.00%) IT Infrastructure Manager
2 1 (20.00%) Infrastructure Manager
2 1 (20.00%) Security Specialist
2 1 (20.00%) Information Manager
2 1 (20.00%) Information Security Manager
2 1 (20.00%) Security Manager
Miscellaneous
1 2 (40.00%) FMCG
1 2 (40.00%) Analytical Skills
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (80.00%) Risk Management
2 3 (60.00%) ITIL
3 2 (40.00%) Service Delivery
3 2 (40.00%) Risk Assessment
3 2 (40.00%) Supplier Management
4 1 (20.00%) IT Governance
4 1 (20.00%) Information Security
4 1 (20.00%) Stakeholder Management
Qualifications
1 1 (20.00%) CISSP
1 1 (20.00%) CISA
1 1 (20.00%) CISM
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (60.00%) Sarbanes-Oxley
2 2 (40.00%) COSO
3 1 (20.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 1 (20.00%) PCI DSS