The first table below looks at the demand 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 17 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category for the North West region.

Location
3 months to
17 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Control Objectives for Information and related Technology (COBIT)
Rank 249 245 236
Rank change year-on-year
-4 -9
Permanent jobs citing COBIT 6 11 4
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 0.084% 0.15% 0.056%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 0.98% 2.21% 0.69%
Number of salaries quoted 4 8 3
Average salary £40,750 £51,250 £29,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-20.48% +76.72%
UK excluding London average salary £52,500 £51,500 £55,000
% change year-on-year
+1.94% -6.36%
Quality Assurance & Compliance Category
North West
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Quality Assurance & Compliance category
610 497 581
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 8.50% 6.74% 8.16%
Number of salaries quoted 463 402 500
Average salary £36,000 £36,250 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-0.68% +3.57%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,500 £22,500 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £58,000 £56,250
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
COBIT
England

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
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 17 April 2014. 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
(Click each for more statistics)
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
Find
Job
Vacancies
Manchester +4 4 £41,500 -27.82% 1
Cheshire 0 1 - -
Lancashire - 1 £40,000 -
COBIT
England

COBIT
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 17 April 2014, 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 16 (84.21%) Risk Management
1 16 (84.21%) Finance
2 9 (47.37%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 9 (47.37%) COSO
3 8 (42.11%) Information Security
3 8 (42.11%) Legal
4 7 (36.84%) Management Information System
4 7 (36.84%) ITIL
4 7 (36.84%) Degree
5 5 (26.32%) CISA
5 5 (26.32%) CISM
5 5 (26.32%) CISSP
5 5 (26.32%) Resource Management
6 4 (21.05%) Banking
6 4 (21.05%) Project Management
6 4 (21.05%) Stakeholder Management
7 2 (10.53%) Risk Assessment
7 2 (10.53%) Security Architecture
7 2 (10.53%) Web Application Development
7 2 (10.53%) Analytics
7 2 (10.53%) BPMN
7 2 (10.53%) Software Engineering
7 2 (10.53%) IT Governance
7 2 (10.53%) Service Management
7 2 (10.53%) zOS
7 2 (10.53%) Middleware
7 2 (10.53%) .NET
7 2 (10.53%) J2EE
7 2 (10.53%) PRINCE2
7 2 (10.53%) UNIX

COBIT
Top Related IT Skills in the North West by Category

For the 6 months to 17 April 2014, 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.

Communications & Networking
1 1 (5.26%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (10.53%) Data Mining
General
1 16 (84.21%) Finance
2 8 (42.11%) Legal
3 4 (21.05%) Banking
Job Titles
1 6 (31.58%) Consultant
2 5 (26.32%) IT Risk Manager
2 5 (26.32%) Risk Manager
3 3 (15.79%) Information Security Consultant
3 3 (15.79%) IT Governance Manager
3 3 (15.79%) Security Consultant
3 3 (15.79%) Governance Manager
4 2 (10.53%) Senior Consultant
5 1 (5.26%) Change Manager
5 1 (5.26%) Project Manager
5 1 (5.26%) Programme Manager
5 1 (5.26%) IT Consultant
5 1 (5.26%) Infrastructure Manager
5 1 (5.26%) Delivery Manager
5 1 (5.26%) Software Project Manager
5 1 (5.26%) IT Governance Specialist
5 1 (5.26%) Infrastructure Delivery Manager
5 1 (5.26%) Senior Information Security Consultant
5 1 (5.26%) Senior Security Consultant
5 1 (5.26%) Software Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (10.53%) .NET
1 2 (10.53%) J2EE
1 2 (10.53%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 7 (36.84%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 2 (10.53%) UNIX
1 2 (10.53%) Windows
1 2 (10.53%) zOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 16 (84.21%) Risk Management
2 8 (42.11%) Information Security
3 7 (36.84%) ITIL
4 5 (26.32%) Resource Management
5 4 (21.05%) Project Management
5 4 (21.05%) Stakeholder Management
6 2 (10.53%) Risk Assessment
6 2 (10.53%) Software Engineering
6 2 (10.53%) IT Governance
6 2 (10.53%) Service Management
6 2 (10.53%) PRINCE2
6 2 (10.53%) UML
6 2 (10.53%) BPMN
6 2 (10.53%) Security Architecture
6 2 (10.53%) Web Application Development
6 2 (10.53%) Analytics
7 1 (5.26%) Data Protection
7 1 (5.26%) Information Assurance
7 1 (5.26%) User Acceptance Testing
7 1 (5.26%) OO
Qualifications
1 7 (36.84%) Degree
2 5 (26.32%) CISSP
2 5 (26.32%) CISA
2 5 (26.32%) CISM
3 1 (5.26%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (47.37%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 9 (47.37%) COSO
2 1 (5.26%) Sarbanes-Oxley
Vendors
1 1 (5.26%) Cisco
1 1 (5.26%) Microsoft
1 1 (5.26%) EMC
1 1 (5.26%) Citrix
1 1 (5.26%) VMware
Manchester, Lancashire
The Co-operative Group
Salary: From £38,515 to £48,144 per annum + car allowance + benefits
Posted: Yesterday