The table below looks at the statistics for COBIT skills in IT jobs advertised for the Merseyside 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 57 72 -
Rank change year-on-year
+15 -
Permanent jobs citing COBIT 9 1 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Merseyside 1.51% 0.16% -
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 14.52% 2.27% -
Number of salaries quoted 8 0 0
Average salary £50,000 - -
UK excluding London average salary £58,000 £55,000 £47,500
% change year-on-year
+5.45% +15.78%
COBIT
North West

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 Merseyside region.

Quality Assurance & Compliance Category
Merseyside
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Quality Assurance & Compliance category
62 44 21
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Merseyside 10.39% 6.90% 3.32%
Number of salaries quoted 48 41 20
Average salary £48,900 £37,500 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+30.40% -11.76%
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £20,000 £20,500
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £45,000 £45,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000

COBIT
Jobs Demand Trend in Merseyside

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

COBIT Jobs Demand Trend in Merseyside

COBIT
Salary Trend in Merseyside

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

COBIT Salary Trend in Merseyside

COBIT
Salary Histogram in Merseyside

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing COBIT across the Merseyside region over the 3 months to 22 September 2014.

COBIT Salary Histogram in Merseyside

COBIT
Job Locations in Merseyside

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing COBIT within the Merseyside 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
Liverpool - 9 £50,000 - 3
COBIT
North West

COBIT
Top 27 Related IT Skills in Merseyside

For the 6 months to 22 September 2014, IT jobs across the Merseyside 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%) CISSP
1 10 (100.00%) Sarbanes-Oxley
1 10 (100.00%) CISM
1 10 (100.00%) Information Security
1 10 (100.00%) ISSAP
1 10 (100.00%) ISSMP
1 10 (100.00%) Data Protection
1 10 (100.00%) PCI DSS
2 9 (90.00%) Degree
2 9 (90.00%) Information Security Management
2 9 (90.00%) Security Management
2 9 (90.00%) ITIL
3 5 (50.00%) Computer Science
3 5 (50.00%) Retail
4 4 (40.00%) Multimedia
4 4 (40.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 4 (40.00%) UNIX
4 4 (40.00%) Windows
4 4 (40.00%) Linux
4 4 (40.00%) MS Excel
4 4 (40.00%) E-Commerce
4 4 (40.00%) TCP/IP
4 4 (40.00%) Cisco
4 4 (40.00%) Microsoft
4 4 (40.00%) Management Information System
4 4 (40.00%) CheckPoint
5 1 (10.00%) CISA

COBIT
Top Related IT Skills in Merseyside by Category

For the 6 months to 22 September 2014, IT jobs across the Merseyside 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 4 (40.00%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 4 (40.00%) TCP/IP
General
1 5 (50.00%) Retail
2 4 (40.00%) Multimedia
Job Titles
1 5 (50.00%) Security Engineer
2 4 (40.00%) Information Security Analyst
2 4 (40.00%) Senior Security Analyst
2 4 (40.00%) Information Analyst
2 4 (40.00%) Information Security Engineer
2 4 (40.00%) Senior Information Analyst
2 4 (40.00%) Senior Information Security Analyst
2 4 (40.00%) Senior Analyst
2 4 (40.00%) Security Analyst
2 4 (40.00%) Analyst
3 1 (10.00%) IT Security Engineer
3 1 (10.00%) Senior Security Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 5 (50.00%) Computer Science
2 4 (40.00%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 4 (40.00%) UNIX
1 4 (40.00%) Windows
1 4 (40.00%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (100.00%) Information Security
1 10 (100.00%) Data Protection
2 9 (90.00%) Information Security Management
2 9 (90.00%) Security Management
2 9 (90.00%) ITIL
3 4 (40.00%) E-Commerce
Qualifications
1 10 (100.00%) CISSP
1 10 (100.00%) CISM
1 10 (100.00%) ISSAP
1 10 (100.00%) ISSMP
2 9 (90.00%) Degree
3 1 (10.00%) CISA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (100.00%) Sarbanes-Oxley
1 10 (100.00%) PCI DSS
2 4 (40.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
Vendors
1 4 (40.00%) Cisco
1 4 (40.00%) Microsoft
1 4 (40.00%) CheckPoint
Liverpool, Lancashire
QVC
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 3 days ago
Liverpool, Merseyside
Mortimer Spinks
Salary: £55000 - £60000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Liverpool or London
QVC
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 25 days ago