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 23 January 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
23 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Control Objectives for Information and related Technology (COBIT)
Rank 105 - 72
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Permanent jobs citing COBIT 2 0 4
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Kent 0.18% - 0.57%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 3.03% - 5.00%
Number of salaries quoted 2 0 4
Average salary £70,000 - £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £59,500 £50,000 £47,500
% change year-on-year
+19.00% +5.26%
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
66 133 80
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Kent 6.03% 11.82% 11.38%
Number of salaries quoted 61 91 70
Average salary £47,500 £42,500 £47,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+11.76% -10.52%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,850 £24,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £52,500 £56,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
-1.23% +1.25%

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
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 23 January 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 - 2 £70,000 -
COBIT
South East

COBIT
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Kent

For the 6 months to 23 January 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 10 (100.00%) ITIL
1 10 (100.00%) Service Delivery
2 7 (70.00%) SAN
2 7 (70.00%) Stakeholder Management
2 7 (70.00%) VMware
2 7 (70.00%) Windows
2 7 (70.00%) MS Excel
2 7 (70.00%) Cisco
3 4 (40.00%) VMware Infrastructure
3 4 (40.00%) People Management
3 4 (40.00%) Microsoft
3 4 (40.00%) CCIE
3 4 (40.00%) CCNA
3 4 (40.00%) CCDP
3 4 (40.00%) Active Directory
3 4 (40.00%) Cisco Certification
3 4 (40.00%) Microsoft Certification
3 4 (40.00%) MCSE
3 4 (40.00%) MCSA
3 4 (40.00%) MCP
3 4 (40.00%) Backup Exec
3 4 (40.00%) Project Management
3 4 (40.00%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
3 4 (40.00%) Business Analysis
3 4 (40.00%) MCITP
4 3 (30.00%) Degree
4 3 (30.00%) Release Management
4 3 (30.00%) Performance Management
4 3 (30.00%) Supplier Management
4 3 (30.00%) Firewall

COBIT
Top Related IT Skills in Kent by Category

For the 6 months to 23 January 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.

Applications
1 7 (70.00%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 7 (70.00%) SAN
2 3 (30.00%) Firewall
2 3 (30.00%) LAN
2 3 (30.00%) WAN
2 3 (30.00%) TCP/IP
2 3 (30.00%) IP Telephony
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (30.00%) SQL Server
General
1 3 (30.00%) Retail
Job Titles
1 7 (70.00%) Infrastructure Manager
2 4 (40.00%) IT Infrastructure Manager
2 4 (40.00%) Head of Infrastructure
2 4 (40.00%) IT Manager
2 4 (40.00%) Head of IT
3 3 (30.00%) Service Manager
3 3 (30.00%) Service Assurance Manager
3 3 (30.00%) Vendor Manager
Operating Systems
1 7 (70.00%) Windows
2 3 (30.00%) VMS
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (100.00%) ITIL
1 10 (100.00%) Service Delivery
2 7 (70.00%) Stakeholder Management
3 4 (40.00%) People Management
3 4 (40.00%) Project Management
3 4 (40.00%) Business Analysis
4 3 (30.00%) Release Management
4 3 (30.00%) Performance Management
4 3 (30.00%) Supplier Management
4 3 (30.00%) Security Management
4 3 (30.00%) Network Management
4 3 (30.00%) Capacity Management
4 3 (30.00%) Line Management
Qualifications
1 4 (40.00%) CCIE
1 4 (40.00%) CCNA
1 4 (40.00%) CCDP
1 4 (40.00%) Cisco Certification
1 4 (40.00%) Microsoft Certification
1 4 (40.00%) MCSE
1 4 (40.00%) MCSA
1 4 (40.00%) MCP
1 4 (40.00%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
1 4 (40.00%) MCITP
2 3 (30.00%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (30.00%) SLA
System Software
1 4 (40.00%) VMware Infrastructure
1 4 (40.00%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 4 (40.00%) Backup Exec
Vendors
1 7 (70.00%) VMware
1 7 (70.00%) Cisco
2 4 (40.00%) Microsoft