The table below looks at the statistics for COBIT skills in IT jobs advertised for the Reading region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited COBIT over the 3 months to 29 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
29 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Control Objectives for Information and related Technology (COBIT)
Rank 121 120 111
Rank change year-on-year
-1 -9
Permanent jobs citing COBIT 19 15 17
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Reading 0.76% 0.67% 0.83%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 6.27% 7.21% 6.80%
Number of salaries quoted 18 11 16
Average salary £47,500 £80,000 £49,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-40.62% +63.26%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £46,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £81,500 £110,000 £95,000
UK excluding London average salary £57,750 £55,000 £43,000
% change year-on-year
+5.00% +27.90%
COBIT
Berkshire

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 Reading region.

Quality Assurance & Compliance Category
Reading
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Quality Assurance & Compliance category
303 208 250
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Reading 12.04% 9.24% 12.27%
Number of salaries quoted 199 148 218
Average salary £42,500 £46,250 £47,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-8.10% -2.63%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,500 £29,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £75,000 £85,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £41,000
% change year-on-year
- -2.43%

COBIT
Jobs Demand Trend in Reading

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing COBIT across the Reading region as a proportion of the total demand within the Quality Assurance & Compliance category.

COBIT Jobs Demand Trend in Reading

COBIT
Salary Trend in Reading

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing COBIT across the Reading region.

COBIT Salary Trend in Reading

COBIT
Salary Histogram in Reading

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing COBIT across the Reading region over the 3 months to 29 August 2014.

COBIT Salary Histogram in Reading

COBIT
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Reading

For the 6 months to 29 August 2014, IT jobs across the Reading 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 17 (54.84%) ITIL
2 16 (51.61%) Stakeholder Management
3 14 (45.16%) Finance
4 13 (41.94%) Information Security
5 12 (38.71%) Risk Management
6 9 (29.03%) ISO/IEC 27001
7 7 (22.58%) Business Continuity
7 7 (22.58%) Sarbanes-Oxley
8 6 (19.35%) Business Continuity Management
9 5 (16.13%) PCI DSS
9 5 (16.13%) MS Excel
10 4 (12.90%) Firewall
10 4 (12.90%) Information Security Management
10 4 (12.90%) Security Management
10 4 (12.90%) TOGAF
10 4 (12.90%) Security Architecture
10 4 (12.90%) SABSA
11 3 (9.68%) Network Security
11 3 (9.68%) MS Office
11 3 (9.68%) CISA
11 3 (9.68%) IRCA
12 2 (6.45%) ISEB Practitioner
12 2 (6.45%) NetScreen
12 2 (6.45%) VMware
12 2 (6.45%) ISEB
12 2 (6.45%) Citrix
12 2 (6.45%) UNIX
12 2 (6.45%) Windows
12 2 (6.45%) AIX
12 2 (6.45%) Solaris

COBIT
Top Related IT Skills in Reading by Category

For the 6 months to 29 August 2014, IT jobs across the Reading 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 5 (16.13%) MS Excel
2 3 (9.68%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 4 (12.90%) Firewall
2 3 (9.68%) Network Security
3 2 (6.45%) Cisco ASA
3 2 (6.45%) Junos
3 2 (6.45%) TCP/IP
3 2 (6.45%) VPN
3 2 (6.45%) DNS
3 2 (6.45%) SSL
3 2 (6.45%) NetScreen
General
1 14 (45.16%) Finance
2 1 (3.23%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 10 (32.26%) Consultant
2 6 (19.35%) Analyst
3 5 (16.13%) IT Consultant
3 5 (16.13%) IT Risk Consultant
3 5 (16.13%) Business Consultant
3 5 (16.13%) Business Continuity Consultant
3 5 (16.13%) Risk Consultant
4 4 (12.90%) Enterprise Security Architect
4 4 (12.90%) Security Architect
4 4 (12.90%) Information Analyst
4 4 (12.90%) Enterprise Architect
4 4 (12.90%) Architect
4 4 (12.90%) Risk Analyst
5 3 (9.68%) Security Engineer
6 2 (6.45%) Junior Information Analyst
6 2 (6.45%) Lead Network Engineer
6 2 (6.45%) Senior IT Auditor
6 2 (6.45%) Infrastructure Security Engineer
6 2 (6.45%) Business Continuity Analyst
6 2 (6.45%) Business Continuity Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (3.23%) JSP
Miscellaneous
1 1 (3.23%) Management Information System
1 1 (3.23%) PKI
1 1 (3.23%) SCADA
Operating Systems
1 2 (6.45%) UNIX
1 2 (6.45%) Windows
1 2 (6.45%) AIX
1 2 (6.45%) Solaris
1 2 (6.45%) Linux
1 2 (6.45%) Mac OS X
1 2 (6.45%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 17 (54.84%) ITIL
2 16 (51.61%) Stakeholder Management
3 13 (41.94%) Information Security
4 12 (38.71%) Risk Management
5 7 (22.58%) Business Continuity
6 6 (19.35%) Business Continuity Management
7 4 (12.90%) SABSA
7 4 (12.90%) Information Security Management
7 4 (12.90%) Security Management
7 4 (12.90%) Security Architecture
7 4 (12.90%) TOGAF
8 2 (6.45%) Cyber Security
9 1 (3.23%) Business Continuity Planning
9 1 (3.23%) Strategic Planning
9 1 (3.23%) MODAF
9 1 (3.23%) Enterprise Architecture
9 1 (3.23%) Information Assurance
9 1 (3.23%) Waterfall
9 1 (3.23%) Data Governance
9 1 (3.23%) Zachman Framework
Qualifications
1 3 (9.68%) CISA
1 3 (9.68%) IRCA
2 2 (6.45%) ISEB
2 2 (6.45%) CRISC
2 2 (6.45%) ISEB Practitioner
3 1 (3.23%) Degree
3 1 (3.23%) CITP
3 1 (3.23%) Chartered Engineer
3 1 (3.23%) CISSP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (29.03%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 7 (22.58%) Sarbanes-Oxley
3 5 (16.13%) PCI DSS
4 1 (3.23%) JSP 440
System Software
1 2 (6.45%) Active Directory
1 2 (6.45%) VMware Infrastructure
Vendors
1 2 (6.45%) Cisco
1 2 (6.45%) Microsoft
1 2 (6.45%) Citrix
1 2 (6.45%) Juniper
1 2 (6.45%) CheckPoint
1 2 (6.45%) VMware
1 2 (6.45%) F5
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