The table below looks at the statistics for COBIT skills in IT jobs advertised for the Midlands region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited COBIT over the 3 months to 29 January 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
29 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Control Objectives for Information and related Technology (COBIT)
Rank - - 32
Permanent jobs citing COBIT 0 0 1
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the Midlands - - 0.52%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category - - 6.67%
Number of salaries quoted 0 0 1
Average salary - - £90,000
UK excluding London average salary £59,000 £51,177 £48,974
% change year-on-year
+15.28% +4.49%
COBIT
England

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 Midlands region.

Quality Assurance & Compliance Category
Midlands
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Quality Assurance & Compliance category
7 14 15
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the Midlands 4.29% 7.69% 7.73%
Number of salaries quoted 7 5 7
Average salary £55,000 £47,500 £43,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+15.78% +10.46%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,000 £35,500 £29,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £94,000 £75,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+1.25% -

COBIT
Jobs Demand Trend in the Midlands

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

COBIT Jobs Demand Trend in the Midlands

COBIT
Salary Trend in the Midlands

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

COBIT Salary Trend in the Midlands

COBIT
Top 24 Related IT Skills in the Midlands

For the 6 months to 29 January 2015, IT jobs across the Midlands 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%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 2 (100.00%) Network Security
1 2 (100.00%) PCI DSS
1 2 (100.00%) Information Security
2 1 (50.00%) CESG
2 1 (50.00%) Intrusion Detection
2 1 (50.00%) Penetration Testing
2 1 (50.00%) PCI QSA
2 1 (50.00%) SC Cleared
2 1 (50.00%) Security Cleared
2 1 (50.00%) Network Management
2 1 (50.00%) CRISC
2 1 (50.00%) Vulnerability Management
2 1 (50.00%) Information Governance
2 1 (50.00%) ITIL
2 1 (50.00%) CCNA
2 1 (50.00%) CISSP
2 1 (50.00%) Cisco Certification
2 1 (50.00%) Configuration Management
2 1 (50.00%) CISA
2 1 (50.00%) CISM
2 1 (50.00%) Disaster Recovery
2 1 (50.00%) GAP Analysis
2 1 (50.00%) Management Information System

COBIT
Top Related IT Skills in the Midlands by Category

For the 6 months to 29 January 2015, IT jobs across the Midlands 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.

Communications & Networking
1 2 (100.00%) Network Security
2 1 (50.00%) Intrusion Detection
Job Titles
1 1 (50.00%) Information Analyst
1 1 (50.00%) Information Security Consultant
1 1 (50.00%) Information Security Analyst
1 1 (50.00%) Analyst
1 1 (50.00%) Consultant
1 1 (50.00%) Security Consultant
1 1 (50.00%) Security Analyst
Miscellaneous
1 1 (50.00%) CESG
1 1 (50.00%) Management Information System
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (100.00%) Information Security
2 1 (50.00%) Penetration Testing
2 1 (50.00%) Network Management
2 1 (50.00%) Vulnerability Management
2 1 (50.00%) Information Governance
2 1 (50.00%) ITIL
2 1 (50.00%) Configuration Management
2 1 (50.00%) Disaster Recovery
2 1 (50.00%) GAP Analysis
Qualifications
1 1 (50.00%) PCI QSA
1 1 (50.00%) SC Cleared
1 1 (50.00%) Security Cleared
1 1 (50.00%) CRISC
1 1 (50.00%) CCNA
1 1 (50.00%) CISSP
1 1 (50.00%) Cisco Certification
1 1 (50.00%) CISA
1 1 (50.00%) CISM
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (100.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 2 (100.00%) PCI DSS