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 29 May 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
29 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Control Objectives for Information and related Technology (COBIT)
Rank 210 239 251
Rank change year-on-year
+29 +12
Permanent jobs citing COBIT 24 10 15
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 0.40% 0.15% 0.20%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 3.98% 1.72% 2.66%
Number of salaries quoted 17 2 9
Average salary £57,500 £48,250 £50,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+19.17% -3.50%
90% offered a salary of more than £39,500 £46,850 £38,000
10% offered a salary of more than £66,500 £49,650 £64,000
UK excluding London average salary £60,000 £52,500 £48,750
% change year-on-year
+14.28% +7.69%
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
603 580 564
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 9.99% 8.51% 7.70%
Number of salaries quoted 476 432 468
Average salary £40,000 £37,500 £35,750
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.66% +4.89%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £25,000 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £52,500 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+5.00% -

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 29 May 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 29 May 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 +13 16 £57,500 - 1
Manchester +27 7 £37,500 -19.35% 8
Merseyside +8 4 £57,500 +15.00%
Cumbria - 1 - -
COBIT
England

COBIT
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 29 May 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 30 (75.00%) ITIL
2 24 (60.00%) Information Security
3 19 (47.50%) Security Management
4 18 (45.00%) Finance
5 15 (37.50%) Firewall
6 14 (35.00%) Risk Assessment
6 14 (35.00%) ERP
7 12 (30.00%) Vulnerability Assessment
7 12 (30.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
8 11 (27.50%) Degree
8 11 (27.50%) Network Security
8 11 (27.50%) Management Information System
9 10 (25.00%) CISSP
9 10 (25.00%) Project Management
10 9 (22.50%) Stakeholder Management
11 8 (20.00%) Information Security Management
11 8 (20.00%) CISM
12 7 (17.50%) CISA
12 7 (17.50%) Legal
12 7 (17.50%) Risk Management
13 6 (15.00%) Law
13 6 (15.00%) Data Protection
13 6 (15.00%) Life Science
13 6 (15.00%) People Management
14 5 (12.50%) Analytical Skills
14 5 (12.50%) Business Analysis
14 5 (12.50%) Service Delivery
14 5 (12.50%) Manufacturing
15 4 (10.00%) ISO/IEC 17799
15 4 (10.00%) MBA

COBIT
Top Related IT Skills in the North West by Category

For the 6 months to 29 May 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 (2.50%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 15 (37.50%) Firewall
2 11 (27.50%) Network Security
3 1 (2.50%) Wireshark
3 1 (2.50%) IP Telephony
3 1 (2.50%) LAN
3 1 (2.50%) WAN
Development Applications
1 1 (2.50%) Metasploit
General
1 18 (45.00%) Finance
2 7 (17.50%) Legal
3 6 (15.00%) Law
4 5 (12.50%) Manufacturing
5 3 (7.50%) Financial Institution
Job Titles
1 19 (47.50%) Analyst
2 15 (37.50%) Security Analyst
3 14 (35.00%) Information Analyst
3 14 (35.00%) Information Security Analyst
4 10 (25.00%) Risk Manager
5 6 (15.00%) Information Manager
5 6 (15.00%) Information Risk Manager
6 5 (12.50%) Infrastructure Manager
6 5 (12.50%) Consultant
6 5 (12.50%) IT Manager
7 4 (10.00%) Security Engineer
7 4 (10.00%) IT Risk Manager
7 4 (10.00%) Risk Analyst
7 4 (10.00%) IT Risk Analyst
7 4 (10.00%) Information Security Engineer
8 3 (7.50%) Risk Consultant
8 3 (7.50%) Senior Consultant
8 3 (7.50%) Project Manager
9 2 (5.00%) Management Consultant
9 2 (5.00%) Governance Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (2.50%) JSP
Miscellaneous
1 11 (27.50%) Management Information System
2 6 (15.00%) Life Science
3 5 (12.50%) Analytical Skills
4 3 (7.50%) GIS
5 2 (5.00%) Freedom of Information
5 2 (5.00%) Data Centre
6 1 (2.50%) RMADS
6 1 (2.50%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 1 (2.50%) UNIX
1 1 (2.50%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 30 (75.00%) ITIL
2 24 (60.00%) Information Security
3 19 (47.50%) Security Management
4 14 (35.00%) Risk Assessment
4 14 (35.00%) ERP
5 12 (30.00%) Vulnerability Assessment
6 10 (25.00%) Project Management
7 9 (22.50%) Stakeholder Management
8 8 (20.00%) Information Security Management
9 7 (17.50%) Risk Management
10 6 (15.00%) Data Protection
10 6 (15.00%) People Management
11 5 (12.50%) Business Analysis
11 5 (12.50%) Service Delivery
12 4 (10.00%) Database Security
13 3 (7.50%) PRINCE2
13 3 (7.50%) E-Commerce
14 2 (5.00%) Service Management
14 2 (5.00%) ITSM
14 2 (5.00%) TOGAF
Programming Languages
1 1 (2.50%) SQL
Qualifications
1 11 (27.50%) Degree
2 10 (25.00%) CISSP
3 8 (20.00%) CISM
4 7 (17.50%) CISA
5 4 (10.00%) MBA
5 4 (10.00%) ISSAP
5 4 (10.00%) ISSMP
6 2 (5.00%) QiCA
6 2 (5.00%) CRISC
6 2 (5.00%) CISMP
7 1 (2.50%) SC Cleared
7 1 (2.50%) Security Cleared
7 1 (2.50%) CGEIT
7 1 (2.50%) CCIE
7 1 (2.50%) CCNP
7 1 (2.50%) CCNA
7 1 (2.50%) Cisco Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 12 (30.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 4 (10.00%) ISO/IEC 17799
3 3 (7.50%) PCI DSS
4 1 (2.50%) JSP 440
4 1 (2.50%) Sarbanes-Oxley
Vendors
1 3 (7.50%) Microsoft
2 2 (5.00%) FrontRange
2 2 (5.00%) ServiceNow
3 1 (2.50%) Cisco
3 1 (2.50%) Juniper
Manchester, Lancashire
British Council
Posted: 6 days ago
Manchester
Williams and Glyn
Posted: 6 days ago
Manchester
Williams and Glyn
Posted: 6 days ago
Manchester
Williams and Glyn
Posted: 6 days ago
Manchester
Williams and Glyn
Posted: 6 days ago
Manchester
Williams and Glyn
Posted: 6 days ago
Manchester
Williams and Glyn
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 6 days ago
Manchester
Williams and Glyn
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 6 days ago