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 27 January 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
27 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Control Objectives for Information and related Technology (COBIT)
Rank 114 114 136
Rank change year-on-year
0 +22
Permanent jobs citing COBIT 2 3 4
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cheshire 0.11% 0.19% 0.19%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 1.06% 1.70% 2.50%
Number of salaries quoted 2 2 3
Average salary £45,000 £45,250 £50,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-0.55% -9.50%
UK excluding London average salary £57,500 £50,000 £47,500
% change year-on-year
+15.00% +5.26%
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
188 176 160
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cheshire 10.44% 11.01% 7.49%
Number of salaries quoted 165 107 129
Average salary £38,250 £40,500 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-5.55% +8.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £23,100 £23,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £55,000 £56,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,375 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+0.93% -

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 27 January 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
(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
Warrington +9 1 £42,500 +4.93%
Crewe - 1 £47,500 -
COBIT
North West

COBIT
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cheshire

For the 6 months to 27 January 2015, 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 (100.00%) ITIL
2 3 (75.00%) Risk Management
3 2 (50.00%) FMCG
3 2 (50.00%) Analytical Skills
3 2 (50.00%) Sarbanes-Oxley
3 2 (50.00%) Service Delivery
3 2 (50.00%) Risk Assessment
3 2 (50.00%) Information Security
3 2 (50.00%) Supplier Management
4 1 (25.00%) Marketing
4 1 (25.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 1 (25.00%) Wireshark
4 1 (25.00%) Network Security
4 1 (25.00%) JSP 440
4 1 (25.00%) RMADS
4 1 (25.00%) Video Conferencing
4 1 (25.00%) PCI DSS
4 1 (25.00%) SC Cleared
4 1 (25.00%) Security Cleared
4 1 (25.00%) IP Telephony
4 1 (25.00%) Ethical Hacking
4 1 (25.00%) Firewall
4 1 (25.00%) Information Security Management
4 1 (25.00%) Security Management
4 1 (25.00%) CISA
4 1 (25.00%) CISM
4 1 (25.00%) LAN
4 1 (25.00%) WAN
4 1 (25.00%) Cisco
4 1 (25.00%) CCIE

COBIT
Top Related IT Skills in Cheshire by Category

For the 6 months to 27 January 2015, 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.

Communications & Networking
1 1 (25.00%) LAN
1 1 (25.00%) WAN
1 1 (25.00%) Firewall
1 1 (25.00%) IP Telephony
1 1 (25.00%) Wireshark
1 1 (25.00%) Network Security
Development Applications
1 1 (25.00%) Metasploit
General
1 1 (25.00%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 2 (50.00%) IT Risk Manager
1 2 (50.00%) Risk Manager
1 2 (50.00%) IT Governance Manager
1 2 (50.00%) Governance Manager
2 1 (25.00%) IT Infrastructure Manager
2 1 (25.00%) Information Manager
2 1 (25.00%) Information Security Manager
2 1 (25.00%) IT Security Analyst
2 1 (25.00%) Security Manager
2 1 (25.00%) IT Security Officer
2 1 (25.00%) Security Officer
2 1 (25.00%) Infrastructure Manager
2 1 (25.00%) Analyst
2 1 (25.00%) Security Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (25.00%) JSP
Miscellaneous
1 2 (50.00%) FMCG
1 2 (50.00%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (25.00%) Open Source
2 1 (25.00%) RMADS
2 1 (25.00%) Video Conferencing
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (100.00%) ITIL
2 3 (75.00%) Risk Management
3 2 (50.00%) Risk Assessment
3 2 (50.00%) Information Security
3 2 (50.00%) Service Delivery
3 2 (50.00%) Supplier Management
4 1 (25.00%) Information Security Management
4 1 (25.00%) Security Management
4 1 (25.00%) Ethical Hacking
Qualifications
1 1 (25.00%) CCIE
1 1 (25.00%) CCNP
1 1 (25.00%) CCNA
1 1 (25.00%) CISSP
1 1 (25.00%) Cisco Certification
1 1 (25.00%) CISA
1 1 (25.00%) CISM
1 1 (25.00%) SC Cleared
1 1 (25.00%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (50.00%) Sarbanes-Oxley
2 1 (25.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 1 (25.00%) JSP 440
2 1 (25.00%) PCI DSS
Vendors
1 1 (25.00%) Cisco
1 1 (25.00%) Juniper