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 17 April 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
17 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Control Objectives for Information and related Technology (COBIT)
Rank 240 295 296
Rank change year-on-year
+55 +1
Permanent jobs citing COBIT 70 43 38
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the City of London 0.66% 0.34% 0.32%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 5.75% 2.98% 3.33%
Number of salaries quoted 60 40 33
Average salary £70,000 £60,000 £75,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+16.66% -20.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £54,250 £45,000 £49,400
10% offered a salary of more than £90,250 £90,000 £90,000
UK excluding London average salary £62,500 £52,500 £51,500
% change year-on-year
+19.04% +1.94%
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
1218 1444 1142
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the City of London 11.49% 11.50% 9.57%
Number of salaries quoted 1042 1220 1001
Average salary £52,500 £55,000 £55,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-4.54% -
90% offered a salary of more than £33,000 £35,000 £36,200
10% offered a salary of more than £82,500 £80,000 £80,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -

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 17 April 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 17 April 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.

1 103 (74.64%) ITIL
2 82 (59.42%) Finance
3 61 (44.20%) CISSP
4 58 (42.03%) Information Security
5 40 (28.99%) Firewall
6 37 (26.81%) Service Management
7 36 (26.09%) ISO/IEC 27001
7 36 (26.09%) Degree
8 35 (25.36%) PCI DSS
9 31 (22.46%) CISA
9 31 (22.46%) CISM
10 30 (21.74%) IT Governance
11 29 (21.01%) Service Delivery
12 28 (20.29%) Risk Management
13 27 (19.57%) Project Management
14 24 (17.39%) Microsoft
15 23 (16.67%) Banking
16 21 (15.22%) CRISC
17 20 (14.49%) Information Assurance
18 19 (13.77%) Cisco
18 19 (13.77%) Windows
18 19 (13.77%) Management Information System
19 18 (13.04%) TOGAF
20 17 (12.32%) SABSA
21 16 (11.59%) Sarbanes-Oxley
22 15 (10.87%) MS Excel
22 15 (10.87%) Performance Management
22 15 (10.87%) Intrusion Detection
22 15 (10.87%) Cost-Benefit Analysis
23 14 (10.14%) SQL

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

For the 6 months to 17 April 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 (3.62%) IIS
2 1 (0.72%) MS Exchange
2 1 (0.72%) WebSphere
Applications
1 15 (10.87%) MS Excel
2 13 (9.42%) MS Office
3 9 (6.52%) MS Visio
4 3 (2.17%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 4 (2.90%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (0.72%) Dynamics AX
2 1 (0.72%) Oracle EBS
Communications & Networking
1 40 (28.99%) Firewall
2 15 (10.87%) Intrusion Detection
3 12 (8.70%) LAN
3 12 (8.70%) WAN
4 9 (6.52%) SMTP
4 9 (6.52%) Ethernet
4 9 (6.52%) FTP
4 9 (6.52%) HTTP
4 9 (6.52%) DNS
4 9 (6.52%) HTTPS
4 9 (6.52%) VLAN
4 9 (6.52%) IPsec
4 9 (6.52%) MPLS
4 9 (6.52%) OSPF
4 9 (6.52%) BGP
4 9 (6.52%) EIGRP
4 9 (6.52%) IGRP
4 9 (6.52%) Cisco ASA
4 9 (6.52%) FWSM
4 9 (6.52%) Cisco Nexus
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (7.25%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 4 (2.90%) Visual Studio
1 4 (2.90%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 82 (59.42%) Finance
2 23 (16.67%) Banking
3 14 (10.14%) Legal
4 10 (7.25%) Retail
5 6 (4.35%) International Banking
6 4 (2.90%) Investment Banking
7 3 (2.17%) Law
8 1 (0.72%) Manufacturing
8 1 (0.72%) Financial Institution
Job Titles
1 44 (31.88%) Analyst
2 28 (20.29%) Security Analyst
3 25 (18.12%) Information Analyst
3 25 (18.12%) Information Security Analyst
4 18 (13.04%) Service Manager
5 15 (10.87%) Architect
6 13 (9.42%) Head of IT
7 12 (8.70%) Head of Security
7 12 (8.70%) Support Analyst
8 11 (7.97%) IT Auditor
8 11 (7.97%) Auditor
9 9 (6.52%) Network Architect
9 9 (6.52%) Applications Support
9 9 (6.52%) Head of IT Security
10 8 (5.80%) Consultant
11 7 (5.07%) IT Consultant
11 7 (5.07%) IT Risk Consultant
11 7 (5.07%) Risk Consultant
11 7 (5.07%) Risk Analyst
12 6 (4.35%) Security Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (7.97%) .NET
2 6 (4.35%) ASP.NET
2 6 (4.35%) ActiveX
3 4 (2.90%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 19 (13.77%) Management Information System
2 13 (9.42%) Computer Science
3 5 (3.62%) Cryptography
4 4 (2.90%) Client/Server
4 4 (2.90%) Analytical Skills
4 4 (2.90%) PKI
5 2 (1.45%) Data Extraction
5 2 (1.45%) Mainframe
6 1 (0.72%) Economics
6 1 (0.72%) Hedge funds
6 1 (0.72%) Private Cloud
Operating Systems
1 19 (13.77%) Windows
2 12 (8.70%) UNIX
3 7 (5.07%) Linux
4 2 (1.45%) Windows XP
4 2 (1.45%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 103 (74.64%) ITIL
2 58 (42.03%) Information Security
3 37 (26.81%) Service Management
4 30 (21.74%) IT Governance
5 29 (21.01%) Service Delivery
6 28 (20.29%) Risk Management
7 27 (19.57%) Project Management
8 20 (14.49%) Information Assurance
9 18 (13.04%) TOGAF
10 17 (12.32%) SABSA
11 15 (10.87%) Performance Management
11 15 (10.87%) Cost-Benefit Analysis
12 14 (10.14%) Security Management
13 13 (9.42%) Change Management
14 11 (7.97%) Security Architecture
15 10 (7.25%) CRM
15 10 (7.25%) Business Continuity
16 9 (6.52%) Agile Software Development
16 9 (6.52%) Validation
16 9 (6.52%) Network Design
Programming Languages
1 14 (10.14%) SQL
2 11 (7.97%) VB
3 9 (6.52%) VBA
4 4 (2.90%) C
4 4 (2.90%) C#
4 4 (2.90%) JavaScript
5 2 (1.45%) Java
6 1 (0.72%) C++
Qualifications
1 61 (44.20%) CISSP
2 36 (26.09%) Degree
3 31 (22.46%) CISA
3 31 (22.46%) CISM
4 21 (15.22%) CRISC
5 7 (5.07%) ISACA
6 4 (2.90%) ISSMP
7 3 (2.17%) ISSAP
7 3 (2.17%) QiCA
7 3 (2.17%) PMP
7 3 (2.17%) PMI Certification
7 3 (2.17%) CEH
7 3 (2.17%) Cisco Certification
7 3 (2.17%) CCNA
8 2 (1.45%) MCSE
8 2 (1.45%) Microsoft Certification
8 2 (1.45%) ITIL Certification
8 2 (1.45%) MBA
9 1 (0.72%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
9 1 (0.72%) MCSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 36 (26.09%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 35 (25.36%) PCI DSS
3 16 (11.59%) Sarbanes-Oxley
4 10 (7.25%) QA
5 3 (2.17%) Val IT
5 3 (2.17%) ISO/IEC 17799
5 3 (2.17%) SLA
5 3 (2.17%) BS7799
6 1 (0.72%) Basel II
6 1 (0.72%) Solvency II
6 1 (0.72%) MiFID
6 1 (0.72%) EMIR
6 1 (0.72%) Dodd-Frank
System Software
1 12 (8.70%) Active Directory
2 10 (7.25%) VMware Infrastructure
3 6 (4.35%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 6 (4.35%) AirWatch
2 2 (1.45%) Tivoli
Vendors
1 24 (17.39%) Microsoft
2 19 (13.77%) Cisco
3 13 (9.42%) VMware
4 11 (7.97%) HP
4 11 (7.97%) Oracle
5 9 (6.52%) CheckPoint
5 9 (6.52%) Juniper
5 9 (6.52%) F5
6 7 (5.07%) Citrix
7 4 (2.90%) CA
7 4 (2.90%) WorldPay
8 3 (2.17%) Hitachi
8 3 (2.17%) EMC
8 3 (2.17%) SAP
8 3 (2.17%) Cognos
9 2 (1.45%) PeopleSoft
9 2 (1.45%) Symantec
9 2 (1.45%) Remedy
9 2 (1.45%) Websense
9 2 (1.45%) AppSense
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