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 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 94 107 92
Rank change year-on-year
+13 -15
Permanent jobs citing COBIT 12 1 5
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Edinburgh 0.81% 0.067% 0.41%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 6.22% 0.56% 5.68%
Number of salaries quoted 6 1 3
Average salary £47,500 £50,000 £47,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-5.00% +6.38%
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £50,000 £33,400
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £50,000 £71,400
UK excluding London average salary £57,500 £55,000 £57,500
% change year-on-year
+4.54% -4.34%
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
193 177 88
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Edinburgh 13.01% 11.93% 7.26%
Number of salaries quoted 129 100 45
Average salary £43,500 £40,500 £36,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+7.40% +10.95%
90% offered a salary of more than £34,500 £30,000 £23,800
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £67,500 £52,500
UK excluding London average salary £41,250 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.12% -

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
Salary Histogram in Edinburgh

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

COBIT Salary Histogram in Edinburgh

COBIT
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Edinburgh

For the 6 months to 31 July 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 27 (100.00%) ITIL
2 18 (66.67%) Finance
3 17 (62.96%) Information Security
4 15 (55.56%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 14 (51.85%) PCI DSS
6 12 (44.44%) CISM
6 12 (44.44%) Linux
6 12 (44.44%) CISSP
7 11 (40.74%) Pharmaceutical
7 11 (40.74%) CISA
7 11 (40.74%) Telecoms
7 11 (40.74%) Security Cleared
7 11 (40.74%) Information Assurance
7 11 (40.74%) Data Protection
7 11 (40.74%) SCADA
7 11 (40.74%) Risk Assessment
7 11 (40.74%) Cryptography
7 11 (40.74%) Mobile Payment
7 11 (40.74%) Cyber Security
8 10 (37.04%) Degree
9 9 (33.33%) Oracle
9 9 (33.33%) UNIX
9 9 (33.33%) Windows
9 9 (33.33%) Management Information System
9 9 (33.33%) Analytical Skills
10 8 (29.63%) Security Management
10 8 (29.63%) Business Continuity
11 7 (25.93%) Project Management
11 7 (25.93%) Data Centre
12 6 (22.22%) SQL

COBIT
Top Related IT Skills in Edinburgh by Category

For the 6 months to 31 July 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.

Communications & Networking
1 6 (22.22%) LAN
1 6 (22.22%) WLAN
2 3 (11.11%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (11.11%) SQL Server
General
1 18 (66.67%) Finance
2 11 (40.74%) Pharmaceutical
2 11 (40.74%) Telecoms
3 4 (14.81%) Law
4 3 (11.11%) Banking
Job Titles
1 10 (37.04%) Consultant
2 9 (33.33%) Senior Manager
3 7 (25.93%) Security Manager
4 6 (22.22%) Information Manager
4 6 (22.22%) Information Security Consultant
4 6 (22.22%) Information Security Manager
4 6 (22.22%) Senior Security Consultant
4 6 (22.22%) Security Consultant
4 6 (22.22%) Senior Consultant
4 6 (22.22%) Senior Information Security Consultant
4 6 (22.22%) Cyber Security Consultant
4 6 (22.22%) Cyber Security Manager
5 5 (18.52%) Technical Manager
6 4 (14.81%) Management Consultant
6 4 (14.81%) Service Management Consultant
7 3 (11.11%) Senior Technical Manager
7 3 (11.11%) Information Security Analyst
7 3 (11.11%) Analyst
7 3 (11.11%) Security Analyst
7 3 (11.11%) Information Analyst
Miscellaneous
1 11 (40.74%) Cryptography
1 11 (40.74%) SCADA
1 11 (40.74%) Mobile Payment
2 9 (33.33%) Analytical Skills
2 9 (33.33%) Management Information System
3 7 (25.93%) Data Centre
4 6 (22.22%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 12 (44.44%) Linux
2 9 (33.33%) UNIX
2 9 (33.33%) Windows
3 3 (11.11%) AIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 27 (100.00%) ITIL
2 17 (62.96%) Information Security
3 11 (40.74%) Risk Assessment
3 11 (40.74%) Data Protection
3 11 (40.74%) Information Assurance
3 11 (40.74%) Cyber Security
4 8 (29.63%) Security Management
4 8 (29.63%) Business Continuity
5 7 (25.93%) Project Management
6 6 (22.22%) Service Management
6 6 (22.22%) Benchmarking
6 6 (22.22%) ITSM
6 6 (22.22%) Stakeholder Management
7 5 (18.52%) Risk Management
7 5 (18.52%) IT Governance
7 5 (18.52%) Business Continuity Management
7 5 (18.52%) TOGAF
8 4 (14.81%) Performance Management
8 4 (14.81%) Portfolio Management
8 4 (14.81%) Test Strategy
Programming Languages
1 6 (22.22%) SQL
Qualifications
1 12 (44.44%) CISSP
1 12 (44.44%) CISM
2 11 (40.74%) CISA
2 11 (40.74%) Security Cleared
3 10 (37.04%) Degree
4 6 (22.22%) MBA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 15 (55.56%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 14 (51.85%) PCI DSS
Vendors
1 9 (33.33%) Oracle
2 4 (14.81%) FrontRange
2 4 (14.81%) ServiceNow