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 3 March 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
3 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Control Objectives for Information and related Technology (COBIT)
Rank 111 119 134
Rank change year-on-year
+8 +15
Permanent jobs citing COBIT 8 1 3
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cheshire 0.44% 0.062% 0.15%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 4.73% 0.70% 2.44%
Number of salaries quoted 5 0 3
Average salary £47,500 - £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £57,500 £52,750 £50,000
% change year-on-year
+9.00% +5.50%
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
169 143 123
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cheshire 9.20% 8.86% 6.11%
Number of salaries quoted 139 103 89
Average salary £37,500 £32,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+15.38% -18.75%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £23,550 £23,800
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £57,000 £57,800
UK excluding London average salary £42,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+5.00% -

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 3 March 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 - 7 £45,000 -
COBIT
North West

COBIT
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cheshire

For the 6 months to 3 March 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 11 (100.00%) ITIL
2 8 (72.73%) Information Security
3 7 (63.64%) Security Management
3 7 (63.64%) Firewall
3 7 (63.64%) Network Security
4 6 (54.55%) ERP
4 6 (54.55%) Risk Assessment
5 4 (36.36%) Finance
5 4 (36.36%) Vulnerability Assessment
6 3 (27.27%) ISO/IEC 27001
6 3 (27.27%) Service Delivery
6 3 (27.27%) Life Science
6 3 (27.27%) Legal
6 3 (27.27%) Management Information System
6 3 (27.27%) Risk Management
7 2 (18.18%) Manufacturing
7 2 (18.18%) Information Security Management
7 2 (18.18%) Sarbanes-Oxley
7 2 (18.18%) Supplier Management
7 2 (18.18%) FMCG
7 2 (18.18%) VCP4
7 2 (18.18%) Analytical Skills
8 1 (9.09%) People Management
8 1 (9.09%) Metasploit
8 1 (9.09%) Open Source
8 1 (9.09%) Marketing
8 1 (9.09%) JSP 440
8 1 (9.09%) RMADS
8 1 (9.09%) Video Conferencing
8 1 (9.09%) PCI DSS

COBIT
Top Related IT Skills in Cheshire by Category

For the 6 months to 3 March 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 7 (63.64%) Firewall
1 7 (63.64%) Network Security
2 1 (9.09%) IP Telephony
2 1 (9.09%) Wireshark
2 1 (9.09%) LAN
2 1 (9.09%) WAN
Development Applications
1 1 (9.09%) Metasploit
General
1 4 (36.36%) Finance
2 3 (27.27%) Legal
3 2 (18.18%) Manufacturing
4 1 (9.09%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 7 (63.64%) Analyst
1 7 (63.64%) Security Analyst
2 6 (54.55%) Information Analyst
2 6 (54.55%) Information Security Analyst
3 2 (18.18%) IT Governance Manager
3 2 (18.18%) Governance Manager
3 2 (18.18%) Infrastructure Manager
3 2 (18.18%) Risk Manager
3 2 (18.18%) IT Risk Manager
4 1 (9.09%) IT Manager
4 1 (9.09%) Information Manager
4 1 (9.09%) Information Security Manager
4 1 (9.09%) IT Infrastructure Manager
4 1 (9.09%) IT Security Analyst
4 1 (9.09%) Security Manager
4 1 (9.09%) IT Security Officer
4 1 (9.09%) Security Officer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (9.09%) JSP
Miscellaneous
1 3 (27.27%) Management Information System
1 3 (27.27%) Life Science
2 2 (18.18%) FMCG
2 2 (18.18%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (9.09%) Open Source
3 1 (9.09%) RMADS
3 1 (9.09%) Video Conferencing
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (100.00%) ITIL
2 8 (72.73%) Information Security
3 7 (63.64%) Security Management
4 6 (54.55%) ERP
4 6 (54.55%) Risk Assessment
5 4 (36.36%) Vulnerability Assessment
6 3 (27.27%) Service Delivery
6 3 (27.27%) Risk Management
7 2 (18.18%) Information Security Management
7 2 (18.18%) Supplier Management
8 1 (9.09%) People Management
8 1 (9.09%) Business Analysis
8 1 (9.09%) Project Management
8 1 (9.09%) Stakeholder Management
8 1 (9.09%) Ethical Hacking
Qualifications
1 2 (18.18%) VCP4
2 1 (9.09%) CCIE
2 1 (9.09%) CCNP
2 1 (9.09%) CCNA
2 1 (9.09%) CISSP
2 1 (9.09%) Cisco Certification
2 1 (9.09%) CISA
2 1 (9.09%) CISM
2 1 (9.09%) Degree
2 1 (9.09%) SC Cleared
2 1 (9.09%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (27.27%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 2 (18.18%) Sarbanes-Oxley
3 1 (9.09%) JSP 440
3 1 (9.09%) PCI DSS
Vendors
1 1 (9.09%) Cisco
1 1 (9.09%) Microsoft
1 1 (9.09%) Juniper