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 31 July 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
31 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Control Objectives for Information and related Technology (COBIT)
Rank 237 238 225
Rank change year-on-year
+1 -13
Permanent jobs citing COBIT 16 11 16
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 0.25% 0.15% 0.22%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 2.45% 1.75% 2.85%
Number of salaries quoted 5 7 10
Average salary £57,500 £50,000 £58,750
Average salary % change year-on-year
+15.00% -14.89%
90% offered a salary of more than £49,819 £45,000 £46,800
10% offered a salary of more than £59,500 £50,400 £62,000
UK excluding London average salary £57,500 £55,000 £57,500
% change year-on-year
+4.54% -4.34%
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
653 630 561
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 10.02% 8.81% 7.74%
Number of salaries quoted 512 516 468
Average salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,000 £25,000 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £55,000 £57,500
UK excluding London average salary £41,250 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.12% -

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 31 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 31 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
Manchester - 12 £55,000 - 2
Cheshire -2 3 £56,250 +19.04%
Merseyside +12 1 £57,500 +15.00%
Cumbria - 1 - -
COBIT
England

COBIT
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 31 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 34 (77.27%) ITIL
2 21 (47.73%) Information Security
3 19 (43.18%) Finance
4 18 (40.91%) Degree
5 17 (38.64%) Firewall
6 16 (36.36%) Security Management
6 16 (36.36%) ERP
6 16 (36.36%) Risk Assessment
7 14 (31.82%) Vulnerability Assessment
8 13 (29.55%) Project Management
9 12 (27.27%) Management Information System
9 12 (27.27%) Legal
9 12 (27.27%) Network Security
9 12 (27.27%) ISO/IEC 27001
10 10 (22.73%) Stakeholder Management
11 8 (18.18%) Service Management
11 8 (18.18%) Life Science
11 8 (18.18%) People Management
12 7 (15.91%) ITSM
12 7 (15.91%) Manufacturing
13 6 (13.64%) TOGAF
13 6 (13.64%) CISSP
13 6 (13.64%) PRINCE2
13 6 (13.64%) Law
13 6 (13.64%) Risk Management
13 6 (13.64%) CISA
13 6 (13.64%) Service Delivery
13 6 (13.64%) Data Centre
13 6 (13.64%) ServiceNow
13 6 (13.64%) Analytical Skills

COBIT
Top Related IT Skills in the North West by Category

For the 6 months to 31 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 (2.27%) IIS
Communications & Networking
1 17 (38.64%) Firewall
2 12 (27.27%) Network Security
3 1 (2.27%) VPN
3 1 (2.27%) IPsec
General
1 19 (43.18%) Finance
2 12 (27.27%) Legal
3 7 (15.91%) Manufacturing
4 6 (13.64%) Law
5 3 (6.82%) Financial Institution
Job Titles
1 20 (45.45%) Analyst
2 16 (36.36%) Security Analyst
2 16 (36.36%) Information Analyst
2 16 (36.36%) Information Security Analyst
3 9 (20.45%) Risk Manager
4 7 (15.91%) Consultant
5 6 (13.64%) Management Consultant
5 6 (13.64%) Information Manager
5 6 (13.64%) Service Management Consultant
6 5 (11.36%) Information Risk Manager
6 5 (11.36%) Project Manager
6 5 (11.36%) IT Manager
6 5 (11.36%) Infrastructure Manager
7 4 (9.09%) IT Risk Manager
7 4 (9.09%) IT Risk Analyst
7 4 (9.09%) Risk Analyst
8 3 (6.82%) Senior Project Manager
8 3 (6.82%) Senior Manager
9 2 (4.55%) Senior Consultant
9 2 (4.55%) IT Project Manager
Miscellaneous
1 12 (27.27%) Management Information System
2 8 (18.18%) Life Science
3 6 (13.64%) Analytical Skills
3 6 (13.64%) Data Centre
4 4 (9.09%) GIS
5 1 (2.27%) Freedom of Information
Operating Systems
1 1 (2.27%) UNIX
1 1 (2.27%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 34 (77.27%) ITIL
2 21 (47.73%) Information Security
3 16 (36.36%) Risk Assessment
3 16 (36.36%) Security Management
3 16 (36.36%) ERP
4 14 (31.82%) Vulnerability Assessment
5 13 (29.55%) Project Management
6 10 (22.73%) Stakeholder Management
7 8 (18.18%) Service Management
7 8 (18.18%) People Management
8 7 (15.91%) ITSM
9 6 (13.64%) PRINCE2
9 6 (13.64%) Risk Management
9 6 (13.64%) Service Delivery
9 6 (13.64%) Performance Management
9 6 (13.64%) IT Governance
9 6 (13.64%) TOGAF
9 6 (13.64%) Portfolio Management
9 6 (13.64%) Test Strategy
10 5 (11.36%) Business Analysis
Qualifications
1 18 (40.91%) Degree
2 6 (13.64%) CISSP
2 6 (13.64%) CISA
3 5 (11.36%) CISM
4 4 (9.09%) MBA
5 3 (6.82%) CGEIT
6 1 (2.27%) CRISC
6 1 (2.27%) CISMP
6 1 (2.27%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
6 1 (2.27%) QiCA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 12 (27.27%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 4 (9.09%) ISO/IEC 17799
3 2 (4.55%) PCI DSS
Vendors
1 6 (13.64%) FrontRange
1 6 (13.64%) ServiceNow
2 5 (11.36%) Microsoft
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