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 28 August 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
28 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Control Objectives for Information and related Technology (COBIT)
Rank 242 248 231
Rank change year-on-year
+6 -17
Permanent jobs citing COBIT 12 9 10
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 0.18% 0.12% 0.15%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 1.85% 1.35% 1.88%
Number of salaries quoted 5 9 8
Average salary £55,000 £50,000 £50,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+10.00% -
90% offered a salary of more than £45,229 £45,500 £46,400
10% offered a salary of more than £59,500 £51,800 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £60,000 £57,500 £55,000
% change year-on-year
+4.34% +4.54%
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
650 666 533
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 9.67% 9.07% 7.78%
Number of salaries quoted 527 545 433
Average salary £39,250 £40,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-1.87% +6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,000 £25,000 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £57,400 £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 28 August 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 28 August 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 +9 9 £55,000 - 1
Cheshire +6 3 £52,500 +11.11%
COBIT
England

COBIT
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 28 August 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 17 (47.22%) Degree
3 16 (44.44%) Finance
3 16 (44.44%) Information Security
4 12 (33.33%) Project Management
4 12 (33.33%) Risk Assessment
5 11 (30.56%) Firewall
6 10 (27.78%) Security Management
6 10 (27.78%) ERP
6 10 (27.78%) Vulnerability Assessment
6 10 (27.78%) ISO/IEC 27001
7 9 (25.00%) Legal
7 9 (25.00%) Stakeholder Management
7 9 (25.00%) Management Information System
7 9 (25.00%) Service Management
8 7 (19.44%) ITSM
8 7 (19.44%) People Management
9 6 (16.67%) Data Centre
9 6 (16.67%) ServiceNow
9 6 (16.67%) Analytical Skills
9 6 (16.67%) Portfolio Management
9 6 (16.67%) Test Strategy
9 6 (16.67%) IT Governance
9 6 (16.67%) FrontRange
9 6 (16.67%) Network Security
9 6 (16.67%) Performance Management
9 6 (16.67%) Law
9 6 (16.67%) CISA
9 6 (16.67%) CISSP
9 6 (16.67%) TOGAF

COBIT
Top Related IT Skills in the North West by Category

For the 6 months to 28 August 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 (2.78%) IIS
Communications & Networking
1 11 (30.56%) Firewall
2 6 (16.67%) Network Security
3 1 (2.78%) IPsec
3 1 (2.78%) VPN
3 1 (2.78%) Internet
General
1 16 (44.44%) Finance
2 9 (25.00%) Legal
3 6 (16.67%) Law
4 5 (13.89%) Manufacturing
5 3 (8.33%) Financial Institution
Job Titles
1 13 (36.11%) Analyst
2 10 (27.78%) Security Analyst
2 10 (27.78%) Information Analyst
2 10 (27.78%) Information Security Analyst
3 8 (22.22%) Risk Manager
4 7 (19.44%) Consultant
5 6 (16.67%) Management Consultant
5 6 (16.67%) Information Manager
5 6 (16.67%) Service Management Consultant
6 5 (13.89%) Information Risk Manager
7 4 (11.11%) Project Manager
7 4 (11.11%) IT Manager
7 4 (11.11%) Infrastructure Manager
8 3 (8.33%) IT Risk Manager
8 3 (8.33%) Senior Project Manager
8 3 (8.33%) Senior Manager
8 3 (8.33%) IT Risk Analyst
8 3 (8.33%) Risk Analyst
9 2 (5.56%) Senior Service Management Consultant
9 2 (5.56%) Senior Management Consultant
Miscellaneous
1 9 (25.00%) Management Information System
2 6 (16.67%) Analytical Skills
2 6 (16.67%) Data Centre
3 5 (13.89%) Life Science
4 4 (11.11%) GIS
5 1 (2.78%) Freedom of Information
Operating Systems
1 1 (2.78%) UNIX
1 1 (2.78%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 27 (75.00%) ITIL
2 16 (44.44%) Information Security
3 12 (33.33%) Risk Assessment
3 12 (33.33%) Project Management
4 10 (27.78%) ERP
4 10 (27.78%) Security Management
4 10 (27.78%) Vulnerability Assessment
5 9 (25.00%) Stakeholder Management
5 9 (25.00%) Service Management
6 7 (19.44%) ITSM
6 7 (19.44%) People Management
7 6 (16.67%) Test Strategy
7 6 (16.67%) Risk Management
7 6 (16.67%) Performance Management
7 6 (16.67%) IT Governance
7 6 (16.67%) TOGAF
7 6 (16.67%) Portfolio Management
8 5 (13.89%) Service Delivery
8 5 (13.89%) PRINCE2
9 4 (11.11%) Information Security Management
Qualifications
1 17 (47.22%) Degree
2 6 (16.67%) CISSP
2 6 (16.67%) CISA
3 5 (13.89%) CISM
4 4 (11.11%) MBA
5 3 (8.33%) CGEIT
6 1 (2.78%) CRISC
6 1 (2.78%) CISMP
6 1 (2.78%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
6 1 (2.78%) QiCA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (27.78%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 4 (11.11%) ISO/IEC 17799
3 2 (5.56%) PCI DSS
Vendors
1 6 (16.67%) FrontRange
1 6 (16.67%) ServiceNow
2 4 (11.11%) Microsoft
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