The table below looks at the statistics for COBIT skills in IT jobs advertised for the Edinburgh region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited COBIT over the 3 months to 5 March 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
5 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Control Objectives for Information and related Technology (COBIT)
Rank 91 99 78
Rank change year-on-year
+8 -21
Permanent jobs citing COBIT 7 4 4
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Edinburgh 0.53% 0.28% 0.36%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 2.92% 2.84% 3.48%
Number of salaries quoted 7 1 2
Average salary £56,000 £57,500 £47,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-2.60% +21.05%
90% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £57,500 £45,500
10% offered a salary of more than £64,200 £57,500 £49,500
UK excluding London average salary £57,500 £53,750 £51,000
% change year-on-year
+6.97% +5.39%
COBIT
Scotland

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 Edinburgh region.

Quality Assurance & Compliance Category
Edinburgh
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Quality Assurance & Compliance category
240 141 115
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Edinburgh 18.22% 9.96% 10.41%
Number of salaries quoted 134 93 73
Average salary £46,250 £35,000 £52,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+32.14% -33.33%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £27,375 £29,500
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £66,000 £66,250
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -

COBIT
Jobs Demand Trend in Edinburgh

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

COBIT Jobs Demand Trend in Edinburgh

COBIT
Salary Trend in Edinburgh

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

COBIT Salary Trend in Edinburgh

COBIT
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Edinburgh

For the 6 months to 5 March 2015, IT jobs across the Edinburgh 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 9 (100.00%) ITIL
1 9 (100.00%) Finance
2 7 (77.78%) Information Security
3 5 (55.56%) Oracle
3 5 (55.56%) Linux
4 4 (44.44%) LAN
4 4 (44.44%) Stakeholder Management
5 3 (33.33%) Risk Assessment
5 3 (33.33%) MBA
5 3 (33.33%) CISA
5 3 (33.33%) CISM
5 3 (33.33%) Quality Management
5 3 (33.33%) Management Information System
5 3 (33.33%) Telecoms
5 3 (33.33%) Six Sigma
5 3 (33.33%) Benchmarking
5 3 (33.33%) Project Management
5 3 (33.33%) Pharmaceutical
5 3 (33.33%) WLAN
5 3 (33.33%) CISSP
5 3 (33.33%) SQL
5 3 (33.33%) UNIX
5 3 (33.33%) Windows
5 3 (33.33%) Degree
5 3 (33.33%) WFM
5 3 (33.33%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 3 (33.33%) Banking
5 3 (33.33%) Cryptography
5 3 (33.33%) SCADA
5 3 (33.33%) Computer Science

COBIT
Top Related IT Skills in Edinburgh by Category

For the 6 months to 5 March 2015, IT jobs across the Edinburgh 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 2 (22.22%) WebSphere
1 2 (22.22%) WebLogic
1 2 (22.22%) JBoss
1 2 (22.22%) Apache
1 2 (22.22%) Oracle HTTP Server
Communications & Networking
1 4 (44.44%) LAN
2 3 (33.33%) WLAN
3 2 (22.22%) HTTP
3 2 (22.22%) TCP/IP
4 1 (11.11%) WAN
General
1 9 (100.00%) Finance
2 3 (33.33%) Telecoms
2 3 (33.33%) Pharmaceutical
2 3 (33.33%) Banking
Job Titles
1 6 (66.67%) Senior Manager
2 3 (33.33%) Security Consultant
2 3 (33.33%) Senior Consultant
2 3 (33.33%) Consultant
2 3 (33.33%) Technical Manager
2 3 (33.33%) Information Manager
2 3 (33.33%) Information Security Consultant
2 3 (33.33%) Information Security Manager
2 3 (33.33%) Senior Security Consultant
2 3 (33.33%) Security Manager
2 3 (33.33%) Senior Technical Manager
2 3 (33.33%) Senior Information Security Consultant
2 3 (33.33%) Cyber Security Consultant
3 2 (22.22%) Senior Technical Specialist
3 2 (22.22%) Technical Specialist
4 1 (11.11%) Project Manager
4 1 (11.11%) Network Manager
4 1 (11.11%) Senior Network Manager
4 1 (11.11%) Governance Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (22.22%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 3 (33.33%) Management Information System
1 3 (33.33%) Cryptography
1 3 (33.33%) SCADA
1 3 (33.33%) Computer Science
1 3 (33.33%) Mobile Payment
1 3 (33.33%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 5 (55.56%) Linux
2 3 (33.33%) UNIX
2 3 (33.33%) Windows
3 2 (22.22%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 2 (22.22%) AIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (100.00%) ITIL
2 7 (77.78%) Information Security
3 4 (44.44%) Stakeholder Management
4 3 (33.33%) Risk Assessment
4 3 (33.33%) Quality Management
4 3 (33.33%) Six Sigma
4 3 (33.33%) Benchmarking
4 3 (33.33%) Project Management
4 3 (33.33%) WFM
4 3 (33.33%) Data Protection
4 3 (33.33%) Information Assurance
4 3 (33.33%) Cyber Security
5 2 (22.22%) People Management
5 2 (22.22%) Performance Monitoring
5 2 (22.22%) Build Automation
5 2 (22.22%) Load Balancing
Programming Languages
1 3 (33.33%) SQL
2 2 (22.22%) Korn
2 2 (22.22%) Bash Shell
2 2 (22.22%) Perl
2 2 (22.22%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 3 (33.33%) MBA
1 3 (33.33%) CISA
1 3 (33.33%) CISM
1 3 (33.33%) CISSP
1 3 (33.33%) Degree
1 3 (33.33%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (33.33%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 3 (33.33%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 2 (22.22%) KVM
1 2 (22.22%) Xen
Systems Management
1 2 (22.22%) Red Hat Satellite
Vendors
1 5 (55.56%) Oracle
2 2 (22.22%) Red Hat