The table below looks at the statistics for COBIT skills in IT jobs advertised for the East of England region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited COBIT over the 3 months to 16 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
16 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Control Objectives for Information and related Technology (COBIT)
Rank 264 230 262
Rank change year-on-year
-34 +32
Permanent jobs citing COBIT 4 13 20
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the East of England 0.053% 0.18% 0.22%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 0.50% 1.86% 2.34%
Number of salaries quoted 3 4 15
Average salary £45,000 £50,000 £50,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-10.00% -
90% offered a salary of more than £44,200 £46,250 £47,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £57,500 £83,500
UK excluding London average salary £58,000 £55,000 £47,500
% change year-on-year
+5.45% +15.78%
COBIT
England

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 East of England region.

Quality Assurance & Compliance Category
East of England
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Quality Assurance & Compliance category
801 700 853
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the East of England 10.52% 9.82% 9.34%
Number of salaries quoted 632 566 701
Average salary £42,500 £40,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.25% -5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £25,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £60,000 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £41,000
% change year-on-year
- -2.43%

COBIT
Jobs Demand Trend in the East of England

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

COBIT Jobs Demand Trend in the East of England

COBIT
Salary Trend in the East of England

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

COBIT Salary Trend in the East of England

COBIT
Salary Histogram in the East of England

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing COBIT across the East of England region over the 3 months to 16 September 2014.

COBIT Salary Histogram in the East of England

COBIT
Job Locations in the East of England

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing COBIT within the East of England region over the 3 months to 16 September 2014. 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
Hertfordshire -16 2 £45,000 -18.18%
Essex +2 1 £57,500 -
Cambridgeshire -1 1 £44,000 +3.52%
COBIT
England

COBIT
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the East of England

For the 6 months to 16 September 2014, IT jobs across the East of England 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 (57.89%) Information Security
2 9 (47.37%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 7 (36.84%) Computer Science
3 7 (36.84%) Finance
4 6 (31.58%) ITIL
5 5 (26.32%) MS Excel
5 5 (26.32%) CISA
5 5 (26.32%) PCI DSS
6 4 (21.05%) Kindle
6 4 (21.05%) Vulnerability Management
6 4 (21.05%) CISM
6 4 (21.05%) Firewall
6 4 (21.05%) Risk Management
6 4 (21.05%) Citrix
6 4 (21.05%) Middleware
6 4 (21.05%) CRM
6 4 (21.05%) ISO 9001
6 4 (21.05%) VPN
6 4 (21.05%) Microsoft
6 4 (21.05%) Active Directory
6 4 (21.05%) PL/SQL
6 4 (21.05%) SQL
6 4 (21.05%) .NET
6 4 (21.05%) SQL Server
6 4 (21.05%) Crystal Reports
6 4 (21.05%) Business Objects
6 4 (21.05%) Degree
6 4 (21.05%) Incident Management
6 4 (21.05%) Enterprise Architecture
6 4 (21.05%) VMware

COBIT
Top Related IT Skills in the East of England by Category

For the 6 months to 16 September 2014, IT jobs across the East of England 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.

Applications
1 5 (26.32%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 4 (21.05%) Firewall
1 4 (21.05%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (21.05%) SQL Server
1 4 (21.05%) Crystal Reports
2 1 (5.26%) Oracle Reports
Development Applications
1 1 (5.26%) JIRA
1 1 (5.26%) Bugzilla
General
1 7 (36.84%) Finance
Job Titles
1 10 (52.63%) Analyst
2 8 (42.11%) Security Analyst
3 4 (21.05%) Architect
3 4 (21.05%) IT Security Specialist
3 4 (21.05%) IT Security Engineer
3 4 (21.05%) IT Security Analyst
3 4 (21.05%) Information Analyst
3 4 (21.05%) Security Specialist
3 4 (21.05%) Security Engineer
3 4 (21.05%) Information Security Analyst
4 3 (15.79%) Systems Architect
4 3 (15.79%) Integration Architect
4 3 (15.79%) Systems Integration Architect
5 2 (10.53%) Senior Analyst
5 2 (10.53%) Risk Analyst
5 2 (10.53%) Senior Risk Analyst
6 1 (5.26%) Auditor
6 1 (5.26%) Senior Auditor
6 1 (5.26%) Information Security Officer
6 1 (5.26%) Security Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (21.05%) Middleware
1 4 (21.05%) .NET
2 1 (5.26%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 7 (36.84%) Computer Science
2 4 (21.05%) Kindle
3 3 (15.79%) Analytical Skills
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (57.89%) Information Security
2 6 (31.58%) ITIL
3 4 (21.05%) Vulnerability Management
3 4 (21.05%) Risk Management
3 4 (21.05%) CRM
3 4 (21.05%) Incident Management
3 4 (21.05%) Enterprise Architecture
3 4 (21.05%) TOGAF
4 3 (15.79%) Identity Management
4 3 (15.79%) SIEM
5 1 (5.26%) Strategic Planning
5 1 (5.26%) Test Management
5 1 (5.26%) Test Scripting
5 1 (5.26%) Data Protection
5 1 (5.26%) Agile Software Development
5 1 (5.26%) Penetration Testing
5 1 (5.26%) Six Sigma
5 1 (5.26%) Security Management
5 1 (5.26%) E-Commerce
5 1 (5.26%) Test Automation
Programming Languages
1 4 (21.05%) PL/SQL
1 4 (21.05%) SQL
2 1 (5.26%) C
Qualifications
1 5 (26.32%) CISA
2 4 (21.05%) CISM
2 4 (21.05%) Degree
3 2 (10.53%) CRISC
3 2 (10.53%) CGEIT
3 2 (10.53%) CISSP
4 1 (5.26%) ISTQB
4 1 (5.26%) CEH
4 1 (5.26%) QiCA
4 1 (5.26%) GIAC
4 1 (5.26%) ISEB
4 1 (5.26%) ISACA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (47.37%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 5 (26.32%) PCI DSS
3 4 (21.05%) ISO 9001
4 1 (5.26%) QA
System Software
1 4 (21.05%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 1 (5.26%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 4 (21.05%) Citrix
1 4 (21.05%) Microsoft
1 4 (21.05%) Business Objects
1 4 (21.05%) VMware
2 1 (5.26%) Oracle