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

Location
3 months to
27 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Control Objectives for Information and related Technology (COBIT)
Rank 217 242 244
Rank change year-on-year
+25 +2
Permanent jobs citing COBIT 27 6 10
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 0.42% 0.085% 0.14%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 4.43% 0.98% 2.00%
Number of salaries quoted 20 3 7
Average salary £56,250 £41,500 £52,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+35.54% -20.95%
90% offered a salary of more than £40,000 £39,500 £38,000
10% offered a salary of more than £66,250 £45,500 £66,500
UK excluding London average salary £60,000 £52,500 £50,000
% change year-on-year
+14.28% +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
609 614 499
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 9.39% 8.74% 6.85%
Number of salaries quoted 484 460 404
Average salary £41,000 £36,000 £36,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+13.88% -
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £24,500 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £55,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -

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 27 April 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 27 April 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 +24 22 £50,000 - 1
Manchester +7 4 £37,500 -9.63%
Merseyside - 3 £57,500 -
Cumbria - 1 - -
COBIT
England

COBIT
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 27 April 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 27 (75.00%) ITIL
2 25 (69.44%) Information Security
3 20 (55.56%) Security Management
4 17 (47.22%) Finance
5 14 (38.89%) Firewall
6 13 (36.11%) ERP
6 13 (36.11%) Risk Assessment
7 12 (33.33%) ISO/IEC 27001
7 12 (33.33%) CISSP
8 11 (30.56%) Management Information System
8 11 (30.56%) Vulnerability Assessment
8 11 (30.56%) Network Security
9 10 (27.78%) CISM
10 9 (25.00%) Information Security Management
10 9 (25.00%) Project Management
11 8 (22.22%) Degree
11 8 (22.22%) Stakeholder Management
11 8 (22.22%) CISA
12 7 (19.44%) Risk Management
13 6 (16.67%) Legal
13 6 (16.67%) Life Science
13 6 (16.67%) Data Protection
14 5 (13.89%) PCI DSS
14 5 (13.89%) Analytical Skills
14 5 (13.89%) People Management
14 5 (13.89%) Manufacturing
14 5 (13.89%) Law
14 5 (13.89%) ISSAP
14 5 (13.89%) ISSMP
14 5 (13.89%) Business Analysis

COBIT
Top Related IT Skills in the North West by Category

For the 6 months to 27 April 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.

Applications
1 1 (2.78%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 14 (38.89%) Firewall
2 11 (30.56%) Network Security
3 1 (2.78%) IP Telephony
3 1 (2.78%) Wireshark
3 1 (2.78%) LAN
3 1 (2.78%) WAN
Development Applications
1 1 (2.78%) Metasploit
General
1 17 (47.22%) Finance
2 6 (16.67%) Legal
3 5 (13.89%) Manufacturing
3 5 (13.89%) Law
4 3 (8.33%) Financial Institution
5 1 (2.78%) Games
5 1 (2.78%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 17 (47.22%) Analyst
2 14 (38.89%) Security Analyst
3 13 (36.11%) Information Analyst
3 13 (36.11%) Information Security Analyst
4 9 (25.00%) Risk Manager
5 7 (19.44%) Information Manager
6 6 (16.67%) Information Risk Manager
7 5 (13.89%) Information Security Engineer
7 5 (13.89%) Infrastructure Manager
7 5 (13.89%) Security Engineer
7 5 (13.89%) IT Manager
8 3 (8.33%) IT Risk Manager
8 3 (8.33%) Consultant
8 3 (8.33%) Risk Analyst
8 3 (8.33%) IT Risk Analyst
8 3 (8.33%) Risk Consultant
9 2 (5.56%) Information Governance Consultant
9 2 (5.56%) Governance Consultant
10 1 (2.78%) Project Manager
10 1 (2.78%) Information Security Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (2.78%) JSP
Miscellaneous
1 11 (30.56%) Management Information System
2 6 (16.67%) Life Science
3 5 (13.89%) Analytical Skills
4 2 (5.56%) GIS
4 2 (5.56%) Freedom of Information
5 1 (2.78%) RMADS
5 1 (2.78%) Video Conferencing
5 1 (2.78%) Open Source
Operating Systems
1 1 (2.78%) UNIX
1 1 (2.78%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 27 (75.00%) ITIL
2 25 (69.44%) Information Security
3 20 (55.56%) Security Management
4 13 (36.11%) ERP
4 13 (36.11%) Risk Assessment
5 11 (30.56%) Vulnerability Assessment
6 9 (25.00%) Project Management
6 9 (25.00%) Information Security Management
7 8 (22.22%) Stakeholder Management
8 7 (19.44%) Risk Management
9 6 (16.67%) Data Protection
10 5 (13.89%) Business Analysis
10 5 (13.89%) Service Delivery
10 5 (13.89%) People Management
11 4 (11.11%) Database Security
11 4 (11.11%) E-Commerce
12 2 (5.56%) Information Assurance
13 1 (2.78%) Ethical Hacking
13 1 (2.78%) PRINCE2
Programming Languages
1 1 (2.78%) SQL
Qualifications
1 12 (33.33%) CISSP
2 10 (27.78%) CISM
3 8 (22.22%) CISA
3 8 (22.22%) Degree
4 5 (13.89%) ISSAP
4 5 (13.89%) ISSMP
5 4 (11.11%) MBA
6 2 (5.56%) QiCA
6 2 (5.56%) CISMP
6 2 (5.56%) CRISC
7 1 (2.78%) SC Cleared
7 1 (2.78%) Security Cleared
7 1 (2.78%) Cisco Certification
7 1 (2.78%) CCIE
7 1 (2.78%) CCNP
7 1 (2.78%) CCNA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 12 (33.33%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 5 (13.89%) PCI DSS
3 4 (11.11%) ISO/IEC 17799
4 2 (5.56%) Sarbanes-Oxley
5 1 (2.78%) JSP 440
Vendors
1 3 (8.33%) Microsoft
2 1 (2.78%) Juniper
2 1 (2.78%) Cisco
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