The table below looks at the statistics for COBIT skills in IT jobs advertised for the North West region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited COBIT over the 3 months to 7 July 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
7 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Control Objectives for Information and related Technology (COBIT)
Rank 212 237 237
Rank change year-on-year
+25 0
Permanent jobs citing COBIT 22 11 15
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 0.34% 0.16% 0.20%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 3.43% 1.83% 2.57%
Number of salaries quoted 12 4 9
Average salary £57,500 £47,500 £60,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+21.05% -20.83%
90% offered a salary of more than £49,250 £46,150 £49,000
10% offered a salary of more than £58,500 £49,550 £64,000
UK excluding London average salary £57,500 £52,500 £50,000
% change year-on-year
+9.52% +5.00%
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 North West region.

Quality Assurance & Compliance Category
North West
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Quality Assurance & Compliance category
642 602 584
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 10.02% 8.63% 7.82%
Number of salaries quoted 502 474 489
Average salary £40,000 £37,750 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.96% +7.85%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £22,825 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £55,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £41,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.75% -

COBIT
Jobs Demand Trend in the North West

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

COBIT Jobs Demand Trend in the North West

COBIT
Salary Trend in the North West

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

COBIT Salary Trend in the North West

COBIT
Salary Histogram in the North West

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing COBIT across the North West region over the 3 months to 7 July 2015.

COBIT Salary Histogram in the North West

COBIT
Job Locations in the North West

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing COBIT within the North West region over the 3 months to 7 July 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
Cheshire 0 11 £57,500 +21.69%
Manchester +19 10 £55,000 +18.27% 2
Merseyside +15 4 £57,500 +15.00%
Cumbria - 1 - -
COBIT
England

COBIT
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 7 July 2015, IT jobs across the North West 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 32 (76.19%) ITIL
2 22 (52.38%) Information Security
3 18 (42.86%) Firewall
3 18 (42.86%) Finance
4 17 (40.48%) Risk Assessment
4 17 (40.48%) Security Management
5 16 (38.10%) ERP
5 16 (38.10%) Degree
6 14 (33.33%) Vulnerability Assessment
7 13 (30.95%) Management Information System
7 13 (30.95%) ISO/IEC 27001
7 13 (30.95%) Network Security
8 12 (28.57%) Project Management
9 11 (26.19%) Legal
10 9 (21.43%) Stakeholder Management
11 8 (19.05%) Risk Management
11 8 (19.05%) Life Science
11 8 (19.05%) People Management
12 7 (16.67%) Manufacturing
12 7 (16.67%) CISA
12 7 (16.67%) CISSP
13 6 (14.29%) Information Security Management
13 6 (14.29%) Analytical Skills
14 5 (11.90%) Data Protection
14 5 (11.90%) Business Analysis
14 5 (11.90%) Service Management
14 5 (11.90%) ITSM
14 5 (11.90%) GIS
14 5 (11.90%) Service Delivery
14 5 (11.90%) CISM

COBIT
Top Related IT Skills in the North West by Category

For the 6 months to 7 July 2015, IT jobs across the North West 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.

Application Platforms
1 1 (2.38%) IIS
Communications & Networking
1 18 (42.86%) Firewall
2 13 (30.95%) Network Security
3 1 (2.38%) LAN
3 1 (2.38%) WAN
3 1 (2.38%) VPN
3 1 (2.38%) IPsec
3 1 (2.38%) IP Telephony
3 1 (2.38%) Wireshark
Development Applications
1 1 (2.38%) Metasploit
General
1 18 (42.86%) Finance
2 11 (26.19%) Legal
3 7 (16.67%) Manufacturing
4 4 (9.52%) Law
5 3 (7.14%) Financial Institution
Job Titles
1 21 (50.00%) Analyst
2 17 (40.48%) Security Analyst
3 16 (38.10%) Information Analyst
3 16 (38.10%) Information Security Analyst
4 10 (23.81%) Risk Manager
5 7 (16.67%) Information Manager
6 6 (14.29%) Consultant
6 6 (14.29%) Information Risk Manager
7 5 (11.90%) Infrastructure Manager
7 5 (11.90%) IT Manager
7 5 (11.90%) Project Manager
8 4 (9.52%) Management Consultant
8 4 (9.52%) IT Risk Manager
8 4 (9.52%) IT Risk Analyst
8 4 (9.52%) Service Management Consultant
8 4 (9.52%) Risk Analyst
9 3 (7.14%) Senior Project Manager
9 3 (7.14%) Senior Manager
10 2 (4.76%) Governance Consultant
10 2 (4.76%) Senior Service Management Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (2.38%) JSP
Miscellaneous
1 13 (30.95%) Management Information System
2 8 (19.05%) Life Science
3 6 (14.29%) Analytical Skills
4 5 (11.90%) GIS
5 4 (9.52%) Data Centre
6 2 (4.76%) Freedom of Information
7 1 (2.38%) RMADS
7 1 (2.38%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 1 (2.38%) UNIX
1 1 (2.38%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 32 (76.19%) ITIL
2 22 (52.38%) Information Security
3 17 (40.48%) Risk Assessment
3 17 (40.48%) Security Management
4 16 (38.10%) ERP
5 14 (33.33%) Vulnerability Assessment
6 12 (28.57%) Project Management
7 9 (21.43%) Stakeholder Management
8 8 (19.05%) Risk Management
8 8 (19.05%) People Management
9 6 (14.29%) Information Security Management
10 5 (11.90%) PRINCE2
10 5 (11.90%) Service Management
10 5 (11.90%) Service Delivery
10 5 (11.90%) ITSM
10 5 (11.90%) Business Analysis
10 5 (11.90%) Data Protection
11 4 (9.52%) IT Governance
11 4 (9.52%) Performance Management
11 4 (9.52%) Target Operating Model
Qualifications
1 16 (38.10%) Degree
2 7 (16.67%) CISSP
2 7 (16.67%) CISA
3 5 (11.90%) CISM
4 4 (9.52%) MBA
5 3 (7.14%) CGEIT
6 2 (4.76%) CRISC
6 2 (4.76%) CISMP
6 2 (4.76%) QiCA
7 1 (2.38%) Cisco Certification
7 1 (2.38%) CCIE
7 1 (2.38%) CCNP
7 1 (2.38%) CCNA
7 1 (2.38%) SC Cleared
7 1 (2.38%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 13 (30.95%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 4 (9.52%) ISO/IEC 17799
3 3 (7.14%) PCI DSS
4 1 (2.38%) JSP 440
Vendors
1 5 (11.90%) Microsoft
2 4 (9.52%) FrontRange
2 4 (9.52%) ServiceNow
3 1 (2.38%) Juniper
3 1 (2.38%) Cisco
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