The table below looks at the statistics for COBIT skills in IT jobs advertised for the Essex region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited COBIT over the 3 months to 28 August 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
28 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Control Objectives for Information and related Technology (COBIT)
Rank 87 81 85
Rank change year-on-year
-6 +4
Permanent jobs citing COBIT 3 1 8
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Essex 0.24% 0.091% 0.74%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 2.59% 0.86% 5.93%
Number of salaries quoted 0 1 0
Average salary - £57,500 -
UK excluding London average salary £60,000 £57,500 £55,000
% change year-on-year
+4.34% +4.54%
COBIT
East of 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 Essex region.

Quality Assurance & Compliance Category
Essex
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Quality Assurance & Compliance category
116 116 135
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Essex 9.32% 10.51% 12.51%
Number of salaries quoted 61 93 89
Average salary £37,500 £50,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-25.00% +17.64%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £32,500 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £54,000 £65,000 £75,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -

COBIT
Jobs Demand Trend in Essex

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

COBIT Jobs Demand Trend in Essex

COBIT
Salary Trend in Essex

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

COBIT Salary Trend in Essex

COBIT
Job Locations in Essex

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing COBIT within the Essex region over the 3 months to 28 August 2015. 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
Brentwood - 3 - -
COBIT
East of England

COBIT
Top 20 Related IT Skills in Essex

For the 6 months to 28 August 2015, IT jobs across the Essex 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 6 (100.00%) Information Security
1 6 (100.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 5 (83.33%) Penetration Testing
3 3 (50.00%) ITIL
3 3 (50.00%) Information Security Management
3 3 (50.00%) Security Management
3 3 (50.00%) Management Information System
3 3 (50.00%) ISACA
3 3 (50.00%) Security Testing
3 3 (50.00%) ISMS
3 3 (50.00%) Analytical Skills
4 2 (33.33%) Vulnerability Management
4 2 (33.33%) Incident Management
4 2 (33.33%) Risk Management
4 2 (33.33%) Finance
4 2 (33.33%) Risk Assessment
4 2 (33.33%) VPN
4 2 (33.33%) Firewall
5 1 (16.67%) CISSP
5 1 (16.67%) CISA

COBIT
Top Related IT Skills in Essex by Category

For the 6 months to 28 August 2015, IT jobs across the Essex 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 2 (33.33%) VPN
1 2 (33.33%) Firewall
General
1 2 (33.33%) Finance
Job Titles
1 3 (50.00%) Administrator
1 3 (50.00%) Security Administrator
1 3 (50.00%) Information Security Administrator
2 2 (33.33%) Information Specialist
2 2 (33.33%) Analyst
2 2 (33.33%) IT Security Analyst
2 2 (33.33%) IT Security Specialist
2 2 (33.33%) Information Security Specialist
2 2 (33.33%) Security Analyst
2 2 (33.33%) Security Specialist
3 1 (16.67%) Information Manager
3 1 (16.67%) Information Security Manager
3 1 (16.67%) Information Assurance Manager
3 1 (16.67%) Security Manager
3 1 (16.67%) Security Assurance Manager
Miscellaneous
1 3 (50.00%) Management Information System
1 3 (50.00%) Analytical Skills
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (100.00%) Information Security
2 5 (83.33%) Penetration Testing
3 3 (50.00%) Security Testing
3 3 (50.00%) ISMS
3 3 (50.00%) ITIL
3 3 (50.00%) Information Security Management
3 3 (50.00%) Security Management
4 2 (33.33%) Risk Management
4 2 (33.33%) Risk Assessment
4 2 (33.33%) Vulnerability Management
4 2 (33.33%) Incident Management
Qualifications
1 3 (50.00%) ISACA
2 1 (16.67%) CISSP
2 1 (16.67%) CISA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (100.00%) ISO/IEC 27001