The table below looks at the statistics for COBIT skills in IT jobs advertised for the Hertfordshire 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 - 128 143
Permanent jobs citing COBIT 0 6 10
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Hertfordshire - 0.28% 0.39%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category - 2.19% 3.89%
Number of salaries quoted 0 6 9
Average salary - £47,500 £47,500
UK excluding London average salary £57,500 £53,750 £51,000
% change year-on-year
+6.97% +5.39%
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 Hertfordshire region.

Quality Assurance & Compliance Category
Hertfordshire
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Quality Assurance & Compliance category
295 274 257
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Hertfordshire 14.63% 12.86% 10.11%
Number of salaries quoted 221 208 225
Average salary £44,000 £40,000 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+10.00% -11.11%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £27,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £82,500 £70,000 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -

COBIT
Jobs Demand Trend in Hertfordshire

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

COBIT Jobs Demand Trend in Hertfordshire

COBIT
Salary Trend in Hertfordshire

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

COBIT Salary Trend in Hertfordshire

COBIT
Top 16 Related IT Skills in Hertfordshire

For the 6 months to 5 March 2015, IT jobs across the Hertfordshire 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 8 (100.00%) CISSP
1 8 (100.00%) CISA
1 8 (100.00%) CISM
1 8 (100.00%) PCI DSS
2 5 (62.50%) Information Assurance
2 5 (62.50%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 5 (62.50%) Analytical Skills
2 5 (62.50%) Benchmarking
2 5 (62.50%) Project Management
2 5 (62.50%) Risk Assessment
2 5 (62.50%) Information Security
2 5 (62.50%) ITIL
3 4 (50.00%) Cyber Security
3 4 (50.00%) Security Cleared
4 3 (37.50%) CEH
4 3 (37.50%) GIAC

COBIT
Top Related IT Skills in Hertfordshire by Category

For the 6 months to 5 March 2015, IT jobs across the Hertfordshire 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.

Job Titles
1 4 (50.00%) Security Manager
Miscellaneous
1 5 (62.50%) Analytical Skills
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (62.50%) Information Assurance
1 5 (62.50%) Benchmarking
1 5 (62.50%) Project Management
1 5 (62.50%) Risk Assessment
1 5 (62.50%) Information Security
1 5 (62.50%) ITIL
2 4 (50.00%) Cyber Security
Qualifications
1 8 (100.00%) CISSP
1 8 (100.00%) CISA
1 8 (100.00%) CISM
2 4 (50.00%) Security Cleared
3 3 (37.50%) CEH
3 3 (37.50%) GIAC
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (100.00%) PCI DSS
2 5 (62.50%) ISO/IEC 27001