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 14 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
14 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Control Objectives for Information and related Technology (COBIT)
Rank 101 104 -
Rank change year-on-year
+3 -
Permanent jobs citing COBIT 2 4 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Kent 0.18% 0.39% -
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 1.20% 4.82% -
Number of salaries quoted 2 4 0
Average salary £55,000 £70,000 -
Average salary % change year-on-year
-21.42% -
UK excluding London average salary £57,500 £56,000 £52,500
% change year-on-year
+2.67% +6.66%
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
166 83 138
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Kent 14.91% 8.07% 12.40%
Number of salaries quoted 153 71 96
Average salary £45,000 £47,500 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-5.26% +11.76%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,000 £23,000 £24,000
10% offered a salary of more than £59,000 £56,000 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £44,500 £42,500 £42,000
% change year-on-year
+4.70% +1.19%

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
Top 12 Related IT Skills in Kent

For the 6 months to 14 February 2016, 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 2 (100.00%) ITIL
1 2 (100.00%) Project Management
1 2 (100.00%) Information Security Management
1 2 (100.00%) Security Management
1 2 (100.00%) Management Information System
1 2 (100.00%) Finance
1 2 (100.00%) Legal
1 2 (100.00%) Information Security
1 2 (100.00%) Vulnerability Assessment
1 2 (100.00%) AWD
1 2 (100.00%) Matrix Management
1 2 (100.00%) Information Security Governance

COBIT
Top Related IT Skills in Kent by Category

For the 6 months to 14 February 2016, 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.

Business Applications
1 2 (100.00%) AWD
General
1 2 (100.00%) Finance
1 2 (100.00%) Legal
Job Titles
1 2 (100.00%) Information Manager
1 2 (100.00%) Information Security Manager
1 2 (100.00%) IT Manager
1 2 (100.00%) IT Security Manager
1 2 (100.00%) Security Manager
Miscellaneous
1 2 (100.00%) Management Information System
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (100.00%) Information Security
1 2 (100.00%) Information Security Governance
1 2 (100.00%) Information Security Management
1 2 (100.00%) ITIL
1 2 (100.00%) Matrix Management
1 2 (100.00%) Project Management
1 2 (100.00%) Security Management
1 2 (100.00%) Vulnerability Assessment