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 25 July 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
25 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Control Objectives for Information and related Technology (COBIT)
Rank 235 229 229
Rank change year-on-year
-6 0
Permanent jobs citing COBIT 10 16 12
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 0.14% 0.22% 0.16%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 1.64% 2.79% 2.01%
Number of salaries quoted 6 10 8
Average salary £49,250 £58,750 £43,750
Average salary % change year-on-year
-16.17% +34.28%
90% offered a salary of more than £44,750 £46,800 £42,500
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £62,000 £56,500
UK excluding London average salary £55,000 £55,000 £43,000
% change year-on-year
- +27.90%
Quality Assurance & Compliance Category
North West
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Quality Assurance & Compliance category
610 573 598
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 8.57% 7.89% 7.99%
Number of salaries quoted 498 476 461
Average salary £40,000 £37,500 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.66% -
90% offered a salary of more than £24,550 £22,500 £23,250
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £60,000 £56,750
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
- -5.88%
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 25 July 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
(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 -1 6 £47,250 -12.09%
Merseyside 0 4 £50,000 - 2
COBIT
England

COBIT
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 25 July 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 13 (76.47%) Risk Management
1 13 (76.47%) Finance
2 7 (41.18%) Project Management
3 6 (35.29%) Sarbanes-Oxley
3 6 (35.29%) RAD
3 6 (35.29%) SOA
3 6 (35.29%) Quality Management
3 6 (35.29%) CMMI
3 6 (35.29%) PRINCE
3 6 (35.29%) Internet
3 6 (35.29%) TOGAF
3 6 (35.29%) Supplier Management
3 6 (35.29%) Enterprise Architecture
3 6 (35.29%) Technical Architecture
3 6 (35.29%) Matrix Management
3 6 (35.29%) SaaS
4 5 (29.41%) COSO
4 5 (29.41%) Degree
4 5 (29.41%) Information Security
4 5 (29.41%) ITIL
5 4 (23.53%) CISSP
5 4 (23.53%) Information Security Management
5 4 (23.53%) Security Management
5 4 (23.53%) Data Protection
5 4 (23.53%) PCI DSS
5 4 (23.53%) ISSAP
5 4 (23.53%) ISSMP
5 4 (23.53%) CISM
6 3 (17.65%) ISO/IEC 27001
6 3 (17.65%) Multimedia

COBIT
Top Related IT Skills in the North West by Category

For the 6 months to 25 July 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.

Applications
1 3 (17.65%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 6 (35.29%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 6 (35.29%) Internet
2 3 (17.65%) TCP/IP
General
1 13 (76.47%) Finance
2 3 (17.65%) Multimedia
3 1 (5.88%) Legal
3 1 (5.88%) Retail
Job Titles
1 6 (35.29%) Architect
1 6 (35.29%) Applications Architect
1 6 (35.29%) Senior Architect
2 3 (17.65%) Senior Information Security Analyst
2 3 (17.65%) Information Security Analyst
2 3 (17.65%) Senior Security Analyst
2 3 (17.65%) Senior Information Analyst
2 3 (17.65%) Analyst
2 3 (17.65%) Senior Analyst
2 3 (17.65%) Security Analyst
2 3 (17.65%) Information Analyst
3 2 (11.76%) IT Risk Manager
3 2 (11.76%) Risk Manager
4 1 (5.88%) Information Security Consultant
4 1 (5.88%) Security Engineer
4 1 (5.88%) Information Security Engineer
4 1 (5.88%) Security Specialist
4 1 (5.88%) Change Manager
4 1 (5.88%) Consultant
4 1 (5.88%) Security Consultant
Miscellaneous
1 3 (17.65%) Management Information System
2 1 (5.88%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 3 (17.65%) UNIX
1 3 (17.65%) Windows
1 3 (17.65%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (76.47%) Risk Management
2 7 (41.18%) Project Management
3 6 (35.29%) Quality Management
3 6 (35.29%) CMMI
3 6 (35.29%) RAD
3 6 (35.29%) SOA
3 6 (35.29%) PRINCE
3 6 (35.29%) TOGAF
3 6 (35.29%) Supplier Management
3 6 (35.29%) Enterprise Architecture
3 6 (35.29%) Technical Architecture
3 6 (35.29%) Matrix Management
4 5 (29.41%) ITIL
4 5 (29.41%) Information Security
5 4 (23.53%) Data Protection
5 4 (23.53%) Information Security Management
5 4 (23.53%) Security Management
6 3 (17.65%) E-Commerce
6 3 (17.65%) Stakeholder Management
7 2 (11.76%) IT Governance
Qualifications
1 5 (29.41%) Degree
2 4 (23.53%) CISSP
2 4 (23.53%) CISM
2 4 (23.53%) ISSAP
2 4 (23.53%) ISSMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (35.29%) Sarbanes-Oxley
2 5 (29.41%) COSO
3 4 (23.53%) PCI DSS
4 3 (17.65%) ISO/IEC 27001
Vendors
1 3 (17.65%) Cisco
1 3 (17.65%) Microsoft
1 3 (17.65%) CheckPoint
Liverpool, Merseyside
Experis Ltd
Salary: £51000.00 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Liverpool, Merseyside
Go IT Recruitment Ltd
Salary: From £45,000 to £55,000 per annum + excellent benefits
Posted: 6 days ago