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 22 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
22 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Control Objectives for Information and related Technology (COBIT)
Rank 85 84 -
Rank change year-on-year
-1 -
Permanent jobs citing COBIT 3 8 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Essex 0.27% 0.72% -
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 2.59% 5.56% -
Number of salaries quoted 1 0 0
Average salary £57,500 - -
UK excluding London average salary £58,000 £55,000 £47,500
% change year-on-year
+5.45% +15.78%
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
116 144 57
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Essex 10.56% 13.02% 5.83%
Number of salaries quoted 91 94 50
Average salary £52,500 £42,500 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+23.52% +13.33%
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £27,400 £21,000
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £47,500 £58,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000

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 22 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
Harlow - 1 - -
Waltham Abbey - 1 £57,500 -
COBIT
East of England

COBIT
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Essex

For the 6 months to 22 September 2014, 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 (85.71%) Information Security
1 6 (85.71%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 3 (42.86%) Incident Management
2 3 (42.86%) Vulnerability Management
2 3 (42.86%) Finance
2 3 (42.86%) VMware
2 3 (42.86%) MS Excel
2 3 (42.86%) VPN
2 3 (42.86%) Microsoft
2 3 (42.86%) Active Directory
2 3 (42.86%) Citrix
2 3 (42.86%) CISSP
2 3 (42.86%) Firewall
3 2 (28.57%) Management Information System
3 2 (28.57%) Risk Management
3 2 (28.57%) CISA
3 2 (28.57%) CISM
3 2 (28.57%) JSP
3 2 (28.57%) ITIL
3 2 (28.57%) UML
3 2 (28.57%) CESG
3 2 (28.57%) Vulnerability Assessment
3 2 (28.57%) Agile Software Development
3 2 (28.57%) Zachman Framework
3 2 (28.57%) TOGAF
3 2 (28.57%) SABSA
3 2 (28.57%) Enterprise Architecture
3 2 (28.57%) Security Architecture
3 2 (28.57%) Waterfall
3 2 (28.57%) PKI

COBIT
Top Related IT Skills in Essex by Category

For the 6 months to 22 September 2014, 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.

Applications
1 3 (42.86%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 3 (42.86%) VPN
1 3 (42.86%) Firewall
General
1 3 (42.86%) Finance
Job Titles
1 3 (42.86%) IT Security Specialist
1 3 (42.86%) IT Security Engineer
1 3 (42.86%) IT Security Analyst
1 3 (42.86%) Security Specialist
1 3 (42.86%) Security Analyst
1 3 (42.86%) Security Engineer
1 3 (42.86%) Analyst
2 2 (28.57%) Architect
2 2 (28.57%) Enterprise Architect
2 2 (28.57%) Security Architect
2 2 (28.57%) Enterprise Security Architect
3 1 (14.29%) Security Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (28.57%) JSP
Miscellaneous
1 2 (28.57%) Management Information System
1 2 (28.57%) CESG
1 2 (28.57%) PKI
2 1 (14.29%) CESG CLAS
2 1 (14.29%) GIS
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (85.71%) Information Security
2 3 (42.86%) Incident Management
2 3 (42.86%) Vulnerability Management
3 2 (28.57%) Risk Management
3 2 (28.57%) ITIL
3 2 (28.57%) UML
3 2 (28.57%) Vulnerability Assessment
3 2 (28.57%) Agile Software Development
3 2 (28.57%) Zachman Framework
3 2 (28.57%) TOGAF
3 2 (28.57%) SABSA
3 2 (28.57%) Enterprise Architecture
3 2 (28.57%) Security Architecture
3 2 (28.57%) Waterfall
3 2 (28.57%) MODAF
3 2 (28.57%) Information Assurance
3 2 (28.57%) Security Testing
4 1 (14.29%) Data Protection
4 1 (14.29%) Image Processing
4 1 (14.29%) Cyber Security
Programming Languages
1 1 (14.29%) C
Qualifications
1 3 (42.86%) CISSP
2 2 (28.57%) CISA
2 2 (28.57%) CISM
2 2 (28.57%) Security Cleared
3 1 (14.29%) DV Cleared
3 1 (14.29%) GIAC
3 1 (14.29%) CEH
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (85.71%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 2 (28.57%) JSP 440
3 1 (14.29%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 3 (42.86%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 3 (42.86%) VMware
1 3 (42.86%) Microsoft
1 3 (42.86%) Citrix