The table below looks at the statistics for COBIT skills in IT jobs advertised for the City of London 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 262 308 295
Rank change year-on-year
+46 -13
Permanent jobs citing COBIT 46 26 34
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the City of London 0.44% 0.21% 0.28%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 4.00% 1.90% 3.05%
Number of salaries quoted 41 24 29
Average salary £67,500 £59,451 £67,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+13.53% -11.92%
90% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £45,750 £47,400
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £87,500 £90,000
UK excluding London average salary £57,500 £55,000 £57,500
% change year-on-year
+4.54% -4.34%
COBIT
London

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 City of London region.

Quality Assurance & Compliance Category
City of London
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Quality Assurance & Compliance category
1149 1365 1114
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the City of London 11.03% 11.02% 9.30%
Number of salaries quoted 956 1144 989
Average salary £57,500 £55,000 £55,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+4.54% -
90% offered a salary of more than £35,150 £35,000 £37,500
10% offered a salary of more than £87,500 £90,000 £80,000
UK excluding London average salary £41,250 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.12% -

COBIT
Jobs Demand Trend in the City of London

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

COBIT Jobs Demand Trend in the City of London

COBIT
Salary Trend in the City of London

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

COBIT Salary Trend in the City of London

COBIT
Salary Histogram in the City of London

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing COBIT across the City of London region over the 3 months to 31 July 2015.

COBIT Salary Histogram in the City of London

COBIT
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the City of London

For the 6 months to 31 July 2015, IT jobs across the City of London 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.

1 102 (91.89%) ITIL
2 62 (55.86%) Finance
3 45 (40.54%) CISSP
4 43 (38.74%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 39 (35.14%) Information Security
6 34 (30.63%) CISM
7 27 (24.32%) CISA
8 25 (22.52%) Service Management
8 25 (22.52%) Risk Management
8 25 (22.52%) Degree
9 23 (20.72%) Banking
10 21 (18.92%) Management Information System
10 21 (18.92%) Firewall
10 21 (18.92%) Project Management
10 21 (18.92%) Cisco
11 20 (18.02%) Windows
11 20 (18.02%) TOGAF
11 20 (18.02%) PCI DSS
12 19 (17.12%) IT Governance
13 18 (16.22%) Data Centre
14 17 (15.32%) Microsoft
14 17 (15.32%) Legal
15 16 (14.41%) Sarbanes-Oxley
15 16 (14.41%) CRISC
16 15 (13.51%) SABSA
16 15 (13.51%) Intrusion Detection
17 14 (12.61%) Active Directory
17 14 (12.61%) MS Excel
17 14 (12.61%) .NET
18 12 (10.81%) SQL

COBIT
Top Related IT Skills in the City of London by Category

For the 6 months to 31 July 2015, IT jobs across the City of London 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.

Application Platforms
1 5 (4.50%) IIS
2 3 (2.70%) Apache Spark
3 1 (0.90%) MS Exchange
3 1 (0.90%) WebSphere
Applications
1 14 (12.61%) MS Excel
2 9 (8.11%) MS Visio
2 9 (8.11%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 1 (0.90%) SAP HR
1 1 (0.90%) SAP FI
1 1 (0.90%) Oracle EBS
1 1 (0.90%) SAP FI/CO
1 1 (0.90%) SAP CO
1 1 (0.90%) Dynamics CRM
1 1 (0.90%) Dynamics AX
1 1 (0.90%) SAP ERP
1 1 (0.90%) SAP HCM
Cloud Services
1 1 (0.90%) PaaS
1 1 (0.90%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 21 (18.92%) Firewall
2 15 (13.51%) Intrusion Detection
3 11 (9.91%) WAN
4 10 (9.01%) LAN
4 10 (9.01%) IPsec
4 10 (9.01%) MPLS
4 10 (9.01%) OSPF
4 10 (9.01%) BGP
4 10 (9.01%) VLAN
4 10 (9.01%) Cisco ASA
5 9 (8.11%) FWSM
5 9 (8.11%) Cisco Nexus
5 9 (8.11%) EIGRP
5 9 (8.11%) IGRP
5 9 (8.11%) ATM
5 9 (8.11%) DNS
5 9 (8.11%) HTTPS
5 9 (8.11%) SMTP
5 9 (8.11%) Ethernet
5 9 (8.11%) FTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (9.91%) SQL Server
2 3 (2.70%) Hadoop
3 1 (0.90%) Apache Hive
3 1 (0.90%) HBase
3 1 (0.90%) Big Data
3 1 (0.90%) SAP BI
Development Applications
1 1 (0.90%) Visual Studio
1 1 (0.90%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 62 (55.86%) Finance
2 23 (20.72%) Banking
3 17 (15.32%) Legal
4 9 (8.11%) Retail
5 4 (3.60%) Investment Banking
5 4 (3.60%) International Banking
6 3 (2.70%) Financial Institution
7 1 (0.90%) German Language
Job Titles
1 17 (15.32%) Architect
2 15 (13.51%) Analyst
2 15 (13.51%) Head of Security
3 12 (10.81%) Head of IT
3 12 (10.81%) Applications Support
3 12 (10.81%) Head of IT Security
4 10 (9.01%) Security Manager
5 9 (8.11%) Risk Manager
5 9 (8.11%) Network Architect
5 9 (8.11%) Support Analyst
5 9 (8.11%) Consultant
5 9 (8.11%) IT Risk Manager
5 9 (8.11%) Applications Support Analyst
6 8 (7.21%) IT Risk Consultant
6 8 (7.21%) IT Consultant
6 8 (7.21%) Risk Consultant
7 7 (6.31%) Technical Support
7 7 (6.31%) Technical Support Analyst
7 7 (6.31%) Technical Analyst
8 6 (5.41%) IT Auditor
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 14 (12.61%) .NET
2 9 (8.11%) ASP.NET
2 9 (8.11%) ActiveX
3 6 (5.41%) Middleware
4 3 (2.70%) Java EE
5 1 (0.90%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 21 (18.92%) Management Information System
2 18 (16.22%) Data Centre
3 11 (9.91%) PKI
4 10 (9.01%) Cryptography
5 9 (8.11%) Computer Science
5 9 (8.11%) Analytical Skills
6 3 (2.70%) Taxonomies
6 3 (2.70%) PMI
7 1 (0.90%) SCADA
7 1 (0.90%) Economics
7 1 (0.90%) Private Cloud
7 1 (0.90%) Smart Meter
7 1 (0.90%) Hedge funds
Operating Systems
1 20 (18.02%) Windows
2 11 (9.91%) UNIX
3 3 (2.70%) Linux
4 2 (1.80%) AIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 102 (91.89%) ITIL
2 39 (35.14%) Information Security
3 25 (22.52%) Risk Management
3 25 (22.52%) Service Management
4 21 (18.92%) Project Management
5 20 (18.02%) TOGAF
6 19 (17.12%) IT Governance
7 15 (13.51%) SABSA
8 12 (10.81%) Vulnerability Management
8 12 (10.81%) SDLC
8 12 (10.81%) Security Architecture
8 12 (10.81%) Service Delivery
9 11 (9.91%) Network Design
10 10 (9.01%) BCP
10 10 (9.01%) CRM
10 10 (9.01%) Security Management
11 9 (8.11%) Validation
11 9 (8.11%) Change Management
11 9 (8.11%) DoDAF
11 9 (8.11%) Problem Management
Programming Languages
1 12 (10.81%) SQL
2 10 (9.01%) VB
3 9 (8.11%) VBA
4 5 (4.50%) C
5 3 (2.70%) Scala
6 2 (1.80%) Java
7 1 (0.90%) JavaScript
7 1 (0.90%) C#
7 1 (0.90%) C++
Qualifications
1 45 (40.54%) CISSP
2 34 (30.63%) CISM
3 27 (24.32%) CISA
4 25 (22.52%) Degree
5 16 (14.41%) CRISC
6 5 (4.50%) ITIL Certification
7 4 (3.60%) PMI Certification
7 4 (3.60%) CEH
7 4 (3.60%) Cisco Certification
7 4 (3.60%) Six Sigma Green Belt
8 3 (2.70%) CCNA
9 2 (1.80%) Microsoft Certification
9 2 (1.80%) MCSE
10 1 (0.90%) MCSA
10 1 (0.90%) CCIE
10 1 (0.90%) CCNP
10 1 (0.90%) Citrix Certification
10 1 (0.90%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
10 1 (0.90%) ISSMP
10 1 (0.90%) JNCIE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 43 (38.74%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 20 (18.02%) PCI DSS
3 16 (14.41%) Sarbanes-Oxley
4 4 (3.60%) ISO/IEC 17799
4 4 (3.60%) QA
5 3 (2.70%) SLA
6 1 (0.90%) BS7799
6 1 (0.90%) Basel II
6 1 (0.90%) COSO
6 1 (0.90%) Solvency II
6 1 (0.90%) Val IT
6 1 (0.90%) EMIR
6 1 (0.90%) Dodd-Frank
6 1 (0.90%) MiFID
System Software
1 14 (12.61%) Active Directory
2 10 (9.01%) VMware Infrastructure
3 9 (8.11%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 9 (8.11%) AirWatch
2 2 (1.80%) Tivoli
Vendors
1 21 (18.92%) Cisco
2 17 (15.32%) Microsoft
3 11 (9.91%) HP
4 10 (9.01%) Citrix
4 10 (9.01%) Juniper
4 10 (9.01%) CheckPoint
4 10 (9.01%) VMware
4 10 (9.01%) F5
5 7 (6.31%) Oracle
6 6 (5.41%) WorldPay
7 5 (4.50%) Symantec
8 4 (3.60%) AppSense
8 4 (3.60%) Websense
8 4 (3.60%) CA
8 4 (3.60%) FireEye
8 4 (3.60%) Splunk
8 4 (3.60%) Sourcefire
8 4 (3.60%) Qualys
9 3 (2.70%) IBM
9 3 (2.70%) SAP
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