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 6 July 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
6 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Control Objectives for Information and related Technology (COBIT)
Rank 112 113 115
Rank change year-on-year
+1 +2
Permanent jobs citing COBIT 12 9 3
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cheshire 0.69% 0.52% 0.17%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 7.14% 4.43% 1.69%
Number of salaries quoted 10 2 2
Average salary £57,500 £47,250 £53,750
Average salary % change year-on-year
+21.69% -12.09%
90% offered a salary of more than £49,250 £46,250 £50,750
10% offered a salary of more than £67,500 £48,250 £56,750
UK excluding London average salary £60,000 £52,500 £50,000
% change year-on-year
+14.28% +5.00%
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
168 203 178
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cheshire 9.66% 11.81% 9.82%
Number of salaries quoted 138 152 126
Average salary £42,500 £35,000 £34,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+21.42% +1.44%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £25,000 £22,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £50,000 £48,800
UK excluding London average salary £41,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.75% -

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
Salary Histogram in Cheshire

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing COBIT across the Cheshire region over the 3 months to 6 July 2015.

COBIT Salary Histogram 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 6 July 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 £57,500 -
COBIT
North West

COBIT
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cheshire

For the 6 months to 6 July 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 22 (84.62%) ITIL
2 21 (80.77%) Information Security
3 18 (69.23%) Finance
4 17 (65.38%) Firewall
4 17 (65.38%) Security Management
5 16 (61.54%) ERP
6 14 (53.85%) Risk Assessment
6 14 (53.85%) Vulnerability Assessment
7 13 (50.00%) Network Security
8 11 (42.31%) Management Information System
9 10 (38.46%) ISO/IEC 27001
10 9 (34.62%) Degree
10 9 (34.62%) Project Management
11 8 (30.77%) Legal
11 8 (30.77%) Life Science
12 7 (26.92%) Manufacturing
13 6 (23.08%) Information Security Management
14 5 (19.23%) Risk Management
14 5 (19.23%) Service Delivery
14 5 (19.23%) Microsoft
14 5 (19.23%) Analytical Skills
14 5 (19.23%) People Management
14 5 (19.23%) Stakeholder Management
14 5 (19.23%) Business Analysis
15 4 (15.38%) Database Security
15 4 (15.38%) CISA
15 4 (15.38%) CISM
15 4 (15.38%) ISO/IEC 17799
15 4 (15.38%) CISSP
15 4 (15.38%) MBA

COBIT
Top Related IT Skills in Cheshire by Category

For the 6 months to 6 July 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 17 (65.38%) Firewall
2 13 (50.00%) Network Security
3 1 (3.85%) IP Telephony
3 1 (3.85%) Wireshark
3 1 (3.85%) LAN
3 1 (3.85%) WAN
Development Applications
1 1 (3.85%) Metasploit
General
1 18 (69.23%) Finance
2 8 (30.77%) Legal
3 7 (26.92%) Manufacturing
4 3 (11.54%) Financial Institution
Job Titles
1 17 (65.38%) Security Analyst
1 17 (65.38%) Analyst
2 16 (61.54%) Information Analyst
2 16 (61.54%) Information Security Analyst
3 5 (19.23%) Infrastructure Manager
3 5 (19.23%) IT Manager
4 4 (15.38%) Information Risk Manager
4 4 (15.38%) Risk Manager
4 4 (15.38%) Information Manager
5 1 (3.85%) IT Security Analyst
5 1 (3.85%) IT Security Officer
5 1 (3.85%) Security Officer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (3.85%) JSP
Miscellaneous
1 11 (42.31%) Management Information System
2 8 (30.77%) Life Science
3 5 (19.23%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (3.85%) RMADS
4 1 (3.85%) Video Conferencing
Processes & Methodologies
1 22 (84.62%) ITIL
2 21 (80.77%) Information Security
3 17 (65.38%) Security Management
4 16 (61.54%) ERP
5 14 (53.85%) Risk Assessment
5 14 (53.85%) Vulnerability Assessment
6 9 (34.62%) Project Management
7 6 (23.08%) Information Security Management
8 5 (19.23%) Risk Management
8 5 (19.23%) Stakeholder Management
8 5 (19.23%) Service Delivery
8 5 (19.23%) Business Analysis
8 5 (19.23%) People Management
9 4 (15.38%) Database Security
10 3 (11.54%) Data Protection
11 1 (3.85%) Open Source
11 1 (3.85%) Ethical Hacking
Qualifications
1 9 (34.62%) Degree
2 4 (15.38%) CISA
2 4 (15.38%) CISM
2 4 (15.38%) MBA
2 4 (15.38%) CISSP
3 1 (3.85%) Cisco Certification
3 1 (3.85%) CCIE
3 1 (3.85%) CCNP
3 1 (3.85%) CCNA
3 1 (3.85%) SC Cleared
3 1 (3.85%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (38.46%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 4 (15.38%) ISO/IEC 17799
3 1 (3.85%) JSP 440
Vendors
1 5 (19.23%) Microsoft
2 1 (3.85%) Juniper
2 1 (3.85%) Cisco