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

Location
3 months to
3 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Control Objectives for Information and related Technology (COBIT)
Rank 94 96 -
Rank change year-on-year
+2 -
Permanent jobs citing COBIT 6 5 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Kent 0.55% 0.45% -
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 5.94% 3.11% -
Number of salaries quoted 6 2 0
Average salary £32,500 £70,000 -
Average salary % change year-on-year
-53.57% -
UK excluding London average salary £57,500 £55,000 £57,500
% change year-on-year
+4.54% -4.34%
COBIT
South East

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 Kent region.

Quality Assurance & Compliance Category
Kent
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Quality Assurance & Compliance category
101 161 121
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Kent 9.27% 14.54% 11.40%
Number of salaries quoted 88 129 90
Average salary £40,000 £37,500 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.66% -16.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £26,300 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £55,000 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £41,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.75% -

COBIT
Jobs Demand Trend in Kent

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

COBIT Jobs Demand Trend in Kent

COBIT
Salary Trend in Kent

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

COBIT Salary Trend in Kent

COBIT
Salary Histogram in Kent

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

COBIT Salary Histogram in Kent

COBIT
Job Locations in Kent

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing COBIT within the Kent region over the 3 months to 3 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
Tunbridge Wells -21 2 £30,000 -57.14%
COBIT
South East

COBIT
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Kent

For the 6 months to 3 August 2015, IT jobs across the Kent 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%) ITIL
2 7 (87.50%) Incident Management
2 7 (87.50%) PCI DSS
3 5 (62.50%) Coaching
3 5 (62.50%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 5 (62.50%) CHFI
3 5 (62.50%) Information Management
3 5 (62.50%) Vulnerability Assessment
3 5 (62.50%) Penetration Testing
3 5 (62.50%) Data Security
3 5 (62.50%) SIEM
3 5 (62.50%) Windows
3 5 (62.50%) Disaster Recovery
3 5 (62.50%) Business Continuity
3 5 (62.50%) Information Security
3 5 (62.50%) Microsoft
3 5 (62.50%) CISSP
3 5 (62.50%) Microsoft Certification
3 5 (62.50%) SSCP
4 3 (37.50%) SLA
4 3 (37.50%) Security Testing
5 2 (25.00%) Banking
5 2 (25.00%) Stakeholder Management
5 2 (25.00%) Performance Improvement
5 2 (25.00%) ServiceNow
5 2 (25.00%) ITSM
5 2 (25.00%) Service Management
5 2 (25.00%) Process Management
5 2 (25.00%) PMP
5 2 (25.00%) PMI Certification

COBIT
Top Related IT Skills in Kent by Category

For the 6 months to 3 August 2015, IT jobs across the Kent 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.

General
1 2 (25.00%) Banking
Job Titles
1 5 (62.50%) Analyst
1 5 (62.50%) Security Analyst
1 5 (62.50%) IT Security Analyst
2 2 (25.00%) IT Operations Manager
2 2 (25.00%) Operations Manager
3 1 (12.50%) Service Manager
3 1 (12.50%) Vendor Manager
3 1 (12.50%) Service Assurance Manager
Miscellaneous
1 2 (25.00%) Data Centre
Operating Systems
1 5 (62.50%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (100.00%) ITIL
2 7 (87.50%) Incident Management
3 5 (62.50%) SIEM
3 5 (62.50%) Business Continuity
3 5 (62.50%) Information Security
3 5 (62.50%) Information Management
3 5 (62.50%) Vulnerability Assessment
3 5 (62.50%) Penetration Testing
3 5 (62.50%) Disaster Recovery
3 5 (62.50%) Data Security
3 5 (62.50%) Coaching
4 3 (37.50%) Security Testing
5 2 (25.00%) Performance Improvement
5 2 (25.00%) Stakeholder Management
5 2 (25.00%) ITSM
5 2 (25.00%) Configuration Management
5 2 (25.00%) Project Management
5 2 (25.00%) Service Management
5 2 (25.00%) Process Management
6 1 (12.50%) Service Delivery
Qualifications
1 5 (62.50%) CISSP
1 5 (62.50%) Microsoft Certification
1 5 (62.50%) SSCP
1 5 (62.50%) CHFI
2 2 (25.00%) PMP
2 2 (25.00%) PMI Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (87.50%) PCI DSS
2 5 (62.50%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 3 (37.50%) SLA
Vendors
1 5 (62.50%) Microsoft
2 2 (25.00%) ServiceNow