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 18 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
18 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Control Objectives for Information and related Technology (COBIT)
Rank 112 113 117
Rank change year-on-year
+1 +4
Permanent jobs citing COBIT 29 20 12
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Reading 1.16% 0.90% 0.61%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 9.06% 9.09% 5.26%
Number of salaries quoted 28 13 10
Average salary £50,000 £87,500 £85,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-42.85% +2.94%
90% offered a salary of more than £40,500 £76,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £85,000 £110,000 £95,500
UK excluding London average salary £58,000 £55,000 £47,500
% change year-on-year
+5.45% +15.78%
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
320 220 228
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Reading 12.83% 9.87% 11.54%
Number of salaries quoted 221 152 198
Average salary £42,000 £50,000 £50,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-16.00% -
90% offered a salary of more than £26,500 £32,250 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £75,000 £82,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,300
% change year-on-year
- -0.74%

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 18 September 2014.

COBIT Salary Histogram in Reading

COBIT
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Reading

For the 6 months to 18 September 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 20 (54.05%) Information Security
2 17 (45.95%) ITIL
3 16 (43.24%) Finance
4 15 (40.54%) Stakeholder Management
5 12 (32.43%) ISO/IEC 27001
6 10 (27.03%) Risk Management
7 9 (24.32%) PCI DSS
8 8 (21.62%) TOGAF
8 8 (21.62%) Sarbanes-Oxley
8 8 (21.62%) Firewall
8 8 (21.62%) Security Architecture
9 7 (18.92%) SABSA
10 6 (16.22%) Junos
10 6 (16.22%) F5
10 6 (16.22%) Network Security
10 6 (16.22%) Juniper
10 6 (16.22%) CheckPoint
10 6 (16.22%) SSL
10 6 (16.22%) Cisco
10 6 (16.22%) VPN
10 6 (16.22%) NetScreen
10 6 (16.22%) Cisco ASA
11 5 (13.51%) MS Excel
11 5 (13.51%) PRINCE
11 5 (13.51%) Analytical Skills
11 5 (13.51%) People Management
12 4 (10.81%) Cyber Security
12 4 (10.81%) Business Continuity Management
12 4 (10.81%) Information Security Management
12 4 (10.81%) Security Management

COBIT
Top Related IT Skills in Reading by Category

For the 6 months to 18 September 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 (13.51%) MS Excel
2 3 (8.11%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 8 (21.62%) Firewall
2 6 (16.22%) Junos
2 6 (16.22%) Network Security
2 6 (16.22%) SSL
2 6 (16.22%) VPN
2 6 (16.22%) NetScreen
2 6 (16.22%) Cisco ASA
3 2 (5.41%) DNS
3 2 (5.41%) TCP/IP
General
1 16 (43.24%) Finance
2 1 (2.70%) Legal
Job Titles
1 8 (21.62%) Enterprise Architect
1 8 (21.62%) Security Architect
1 8 (21.62%) Architect
1 8 (21.62%) Consultant
1 8 (21.62%) Enterprise Security Architect
2 6 (16.22%) Risk Consultant
2 6 (16.22%) Lead Network Engineer
2 6 (16.22%) Network Engineer
2 6 (16.22%) Analyst
2 6 (16.22%) IT Consultant
2 6 (16.22%) IT Risk Consultant
3 4 (10.81%) Risk Analyst
3 4 (10.81%) Information Analyst
4 3 (8.11%) Security Engineer
5 2 (5.41%) Business Analyst
5 2 (5.41%) Junior
5 2 (5.41%) Senior IT Auditor
5 2 (5.41%) Business Consultant
5 2 (5.41%) IT Auditor
5 2 (5.41%) Infrastructure Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 5 (13.51%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (2.70%) PKI
Operating Systems
1 2 (5.41%) UNIX
1 2 (5.41%) Windows
1 2 (5.41%) AIX
1 2 (5.41%) Solaris
1 2 (5.41%) Linux
1 2 (5.41%) Mac OS X
1 2 (5.41%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 20 (54.05%) Information Security
2 17 (45.95%) ITIL
3 15 (40.54%) Stakeholder Management
4 10 (27.03%) Risk Management
5 8 (21.62%) TOGAF
5 8 (21.62%) Security Architecture
6 7 (18.92%) SABSA
7 5 (13.51%) PRINCE
7 5 (13.51%) People Management
8 4 (10.81%) Cyber Security
8 4 (10.81%) Business Continuity Management
8 4 (10.81%) Information Security Management
8 4 (10.81%) Security Management
8 4 (10.81%) Strategic Planning
8 4 (10.81%) Business Continuity
9 1 (2.70%) Data Governance
9 1 (2.70%) Line Management
9 1 (2.70%) Enterprise Architecture
9 1 (2.70%) Change Management
9 1 (2.70%) SOA
Qualifications
1 3 (8.11%) IRCA
2 2 (5.41%) ISEB
2 2 (5.41%) CISA
2 2 (5.41%) ISEB Practitioner
2 2 (5.41%) CRISC
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 12 (32.43%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 9 (24.32%) PCI DSS
3 8 (21.62%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 2 (5.41%) Active Directory
1 2 (5.41%) VMware Infrastructure
Vendors
1 6 (16.22%) F5
1 6 (16.22%) Juniper
1 6 (16.22%) CheckPoint
1 6 (16.22%) Cisco
2 2 (5.41%) Citrix
2 2 (5.41%) Microsoft
2 2 (5.41%) VMware