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

Location
3 months to
31 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Control Objectives for Information and related Technology (COBIT)
Rank 98 107 82
Rank change year-on-year
+9 -25
Permanent jobs citing COBIT 8 3 3
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Edinburgh 0.58% 0.19% 0.27%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 3.59% 2.04% 2.83%
Number of salaries quoted 8 1 1
Average salary £55,000 £57,500 £50,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-4.34% +15.00%
UK excluding London average salary £60,000 £55,000 £51,500
% change year-on-year
+9.09% +6.79%
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
223 147 106
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Edinburgh 16.18% 9.55% 9.64%
Number of salaries quoted 125 100 63
Average salary £50,000 £37,500 £52,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+33.33% -28.57%
90% offered a salary of more than £35,600 £27,500 £26,000
10% offered a salary of more than £61,000 £62,500 £69,100
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 31 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 13 (100.00%) ITIL
1 13 (100.00%) Finance
2 10 (76.92%) Linux
3 9 (69.23%) Information Security
4 8 (61.54%) Oracle
5 7 (53.85%) LAN
6 6 (46.15%) WLAN
6 6 (46.15%) CISSP
6 6 (46.15%) SQL
6 6 (46.15%) UNIX
6 6 (46.15%) Windows
6 6 (46.15%) CISA
6 6 (46.15%) CISM
6 6 (46.15%) MBA
6 6 (46.15%) Management Information System
6 6 (46.15%) Telecoms
6 6 (46.15%) Benchmarking
6 6 (46.15%) Project Management
6 6 (46.15%) Pharmaceutical
6 6 (46.15%) Risk Assessment
6 6 (46.15%) ISO/IEC 27001
6 6 (46.15%) Cryptography
6 6 (46.15%) Degree
6 6 (46.15%) Data Protection
6 6 (46.15%) PCI DSS
6 6 (46.15%) Security Cleared
6 6 (46.15%) SCADA
6 6 (46.15%) Computer Science
6 6 (46.15%) Information Assurance
6 6 (46.15%) Mobile Payment

COBIT
Top Related IT Skills in Edinburgh by Category

For the 6 months to 31 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 (15.38%) WebLogic
1 2 (15.38%) JBoss
1 2 (15.38%) Apache
1 2 (15.38%) Oracle HTTP Server
1 2 (15.38%) WebSphere
Communications & Networking
1 7 (53.85%) LAN
2 6 (46.15%) WLAN
3 2 (15.38%) HTTP
3 2 (15.38%) TCP/IP
4 1 (7.69%) WAN
General
1 13 (100.00%) Finance
2 6 (46.15%) Pharmaceutical
2 6 (46.15%) Telecoms
3 4 (30.77%) Banking
Job Titles
1 10 (76.92%) Senior Manager
2 6 (46.15%) Security Consultant
2 6 (46.15%) Senior Consultant
2 6 (46.15%) Consultant
2 6 (46.15%) Information Manager
2 6 (46.15%) Information Security Consultant
2 6 (46.15%) Information Security Manager
2 6 (46.15%) Senior Security Consultant
2 6 (46.15%) Security Manager
2 6 (46.15%) Senior Information Security Consultant
2 6 (46.15%) Cyber Security Consultant
3 4 (30.77%) Senior Technical Manager
3 4 (30.77%) Technical Manager
4 2 (15.38%) Technical Specialist
4 2 (15.38%) Senior Technical Specialist
5 1 (7.69%) Governance Manager
5 1 (7.69%) Senior Network Manager
5 1 (7.69%) Network Manager
5 1 (7.69%) Project Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (15.38%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 6 (46.15%) Management Information System
1 6 (46.15%) Cryptography
1 6 (46.15%) SCADA
1 6 (46.15%) Computer Science
1 6 (46.15%) Mobile Payment
1 6 (46.15%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 10 (76.92%) Linux
2 6 (46.15%) UNIX
2 6 (46.15%) Windows
3 4 (30.77%) AIX
4 2 (15.38%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (100.00%) ITIL
2 9 (69.23%) Information Security
3 6 (46.15%) Risk Assessment
3 6 (46.15%) Benchmarking
3 6 (46.15%) Project Management
3 6 (46.15%) Data Protection
3 6 (46.15%) Information Assurance
3 6 (46.15%) Cyber Security
4 5 (38.46%) Stakeholder Management
5 4 (30.77%) WFM
5 4 (30.77%) Quality Management
6 2 (15.38%) Six Sigma
6 2 (15.38%) Load Balancing
6 2 (15.38%) Performance Monitoring
6 2 (15.38%) People Management
6 2 (15.38%) Build Automation
Programming Languages
1 6 (46.15%) SQL
2 2 (15.38%) Shell Script
2 2 (15.38%) Korn
2 2 (15.38%) Bash Shell
2 2 (15.38%) Perl
Qualifications
1 6 (46.15%) CISSP
1 6 (46.15%) CISA
1 6 (46.15%) CISM
1 6 (46.15%) MBA
1 6 (46.15%) Degree
1 6 (46.15%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (46.15%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 6 (46.15%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 2 (15.38%) Xen
1 2 (15.38%) KVM
Systems Management
1 2 (15.38%) Red Hat Satellite
Vendors
1 8 (61.54%) Oracle
2 2 (15.38%) Red Hat