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 27 February 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
27 Feb 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Control Objectives for Information and related Technology (COBIT)
Rank 57 - 65
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Permanent jobs citing COBIT 4 0 1
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Merseyside 0.80% - 0.18%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 7.02% - 2.04%
Number of salaries quoted 4 0 0
Average salary £55,000 - -
UK excluding London average salary £57,500 £52,750 £50,000
% change year-on-year
+9.00% +5.50%
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
57 43 49
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Merseyside 11.38% 7.23% 8.97%
Number of salaries quoted 50 37 33
Average salary £40,000 £40,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +14.28%
90% offered a salary of more than £23,650 £32,150 £21,975
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £46,750 £58,052
UK excluding London average salary £42,275 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+5.68% -

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
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 27 February 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
Liverpool - 4 £55,000 -
COBIT
North West

COBIT
Top 20 Related IT Skills in Merseyside

For the 6 months to 27 February 2015, 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%) CISM
1 10 (100.00%) Information Security
1 10 (100.00%) ISSAP
1 10 (100.00%) ISSMP
2 8 (80.00%) Information Security Management
2 8 (80.00%) Security Management
2 8 (80.00%) ITIL
3 7 (70.00%) PCI DSS
3 7 (70.00%) Sarbanes-Oxley
4 5 (50.00%) Data Protection
4 5 (50.00%) Law
5 4 (40.00%) E-Commerce
6 3 (30.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
6 3 (30.00%) Degree
6 3 (30.00%) Retail
6 3 (30.00%) Computer Science
7 2 (20.00%) CISA
8 1 (10.00%) Finance
8 1 (10.00%) Games

COBIT
Top Related IT Skills in Merseyside by Category

For the 6 months to 27 February 2015, 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.

General
1 5 (50.00%) Law
2 3 (30.00%) Retail
3 1 (10.00%) Finance
3 1 (10.00%) Games
Job Titles
1 10 (100.00%) Security Engineer
2 8 (80.00%) Information Security Engineer
3 2 (20.00%) Senior Security Engineer
3 2 (20.00%) IT Security Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 3 (30.00%) Computer Science
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (100.00%) Information Security
2 8 (80.00%) ITIL
2 8 (80.00%) Information Security Management
2 8 (80.00%) Security Management
3 5 (50.00%) Data Protection
4 4 (40.00%) E-Commerce
Qualifications
1 10 (100.00%) CISM
1 10 (100.00%) ISSAP
1 10 (100.00%) ISSMP
1 10 (100.00%) CISSP
2 3 (30.00%) Degree
3 2 (20.00%) CISA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (70.00%) Sarbanes-Oxley
1 7 (70.00%) PCI DSS
2 3 (30.00%) ISO/IEC 27001