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

Location
3 months to
31 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Control Objectives for Information and related Technology (COBIT)
Rank 121 119 116
Rank change year-on-year
-2 -3
Permanent jobs citing COBIT 3 6 3
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cheshire 0.17% 0.33% 0.18%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 2.05% 3.09% 1.86%
Number of salaries quoted 2 2 2
Average salary £56,250 £47,250 £53,750
Average salary % change year-on-year
+19.04% -12.09%
90% offered a salary of more than £55,250 £46,250 £50,750
10% offered a salary of more than £57,250 £48,250 £56,750
UK excluding London average salary £57,500 £55,000 £57,500
% change year-on-year
+4.54% -4.34%
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
146 194 161
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cheshire 8.49% 10.77% 9.43%
Number of salaries quoted 114 151 111
Average salary £40,000 £34,500 £33,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+15.94% +4.54%
90% offered a salary of more than £23,000 £21,250 £22,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £54,750 £52,000
UK excluding London average salary £41,250 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.12% -

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 31 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 - 3 £56,250 -
COBIT
North West

COBIT
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cheshire

For the 6 months to 31 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 21 (84.00%) ITIL
2 20 (80.00%) Information Security
3 18 (72.00%) Finance
4 16 (64.00%) Firewall
4 16 (64.00%) ERP
4 16 (64.00%) Security Management
5 14 (56.00%) Vulnerability Assessment
5 14 (56.00%) Risk Assessment
6 12 (48.00%) Network Security
7 11 (44.00%) Management Information System
8 10 (40.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
9 9 (36.00%) Degree
9 9 (36.00%) Project Management
10 8 (32.00%) Life Science
10 8 (32.00%) Legal
11 7 (28.00%) Manufacturing
12 5 (20.00%) Information Security Management
12 5 (20.00%) Service Delivery
12 5 (20.00%) Microsoft
12 5 (20.00%) Business Analysis
12 5 (20.00%) Stakeholder Management
12 5 (20.00%) Analytical Skills
12 5 (20.00%) People Management
13 4 (16.00%) Database Security
13 4 (16.00%) Risk Management
13 4 (16.00%) CISSP
13 4 (16.00%) ISO/IEC 17799
13 4 (16.00%) CISA
13 4 (16.00%) CISM
13 4 (16.00%) MBA

COBIT
Top Related IT Skills in Cheshire by Category

For the 6 months to 31 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 16 (64.00%) Firewall
2 12 (48.00%) Network Security
General
1 18 (72.00%) Finance
2 8 (32.00%) Legal
3 7 (28.00%) Manufacturing
4 3 (12.00%) Financial Institution
Job Titles
1 16 (64.00%) Security Analyst
1 16 (64.00%) Information Analyst
1 16 (64.00%) Analyst
1 16 (64.00%) Information Security Analyst
2 5 (20.00%) IT Manager
2 5 (20.00%) Infrastructure Manager
3 4 (16.00%) Risk Manager
3 4 (16.00%) Information Manager
3 4 (16.00%) Information Risk Manager
Miscellaneous
1 11 (44.00%) Management Information System
2 8 (32.00%) Life Science
3 5 (20.00%) Analytical Skills
Processes & Methodologies
1 21 (84.00%) ITIL
2 20 (80.00%) Information Security
3 16 (64.00%) ERP
3 16 (64.00%) Security Management
4 14 (56.00%) Risk Assessment
4 14 (56.00%) Vulnerability Assessment
5 9 (36.00%) Project Management
6 5 (20.00%) Service Delivery
6 5 (20.00%) Information Security Management
6 5 (20.00%) Stakeholder Management
6 5 (20.00%) Business Analysis
6 5 (20.00%) People Management
7 4 (16.00%) Database Security
7 4 (16.00%) Risk Management
8 3 (12.00%) Data Protection
Qualifications
1 9 (36.00%) Degree
2 4 (16.00%) CISSP
2 4 (16.00%) CISA
2 4 (16.00%) CISM
2 4 (16.00%) MBA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (40.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 4 (16.00%) ISO/IEC 17799
Vendors
1 5 (20.00%) Microsoft