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

Location
3 months to
28 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Control Objectives for Information and related Technology (COBIT)
Rank 138 128 134
Rank change year-on-year
-10 +6
Permanent jobs citing COBIT 16 18 8
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Reading 0.65% 0.74% 0.37%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 4.56% 6.64% 4.49%
Number of salaries quoted 16 11 7
Average salary £90,000 £60,000 £39,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+50.00% +53.84%
UK excluding London average salary £60,000 £52,500 £50,000
% change year-on-year
+14.28% +5.00%
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
351 271 178
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Reading 14.22% 11.15% 8.26%
Number of salaries quoted 218 183 138
Average salary £52,000 £45,250 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+14.91% +13.12%
90% offered a salary of more than £23,341 £30,000 £28,000
10% offered a salary of more than £82,500 £63,750 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -

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 28 April 2015.

COBIT Salary Histogram in Reading

COBIT
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Reading

For the 6 months to 28 April 2015, 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 15 (78.95%) ITIL
2 14 (73.68%) Finance
3 13 (68.42%) Project Management
3 13 (68.42%) Business Development
4 12 (63.16%) Retail
4 12 (63.16%) TOGAF
4 12 (63.16%) Windows
5 11 (57.89%) Linux
5 11 (57.89%) TCP/IP
5 11 (57.89%) DNS
5 11 (57.89%) HP
5 11 (57.89%) Cloud Computing
6 10 (52.63%) Hyper-V
6 10 (52.63%) NAS
6 10 (52.63%) Veritas Cluster Server
6 10 (52.63%) vSphere
6 10 (52.63%) vCloud
6 10 (52.63%) Oracle Database
6 10 (52.63%) SABSA
6 10 (52.63%) Veritas Storage Foundation
6 10 (52.63%) Load Balancing
6 10 (52.63%) Software Packaging
6 10 (52.63%) Oracle Database 11g
6 10 (52.63%) VMware Infrastructure
6 10 (52.63%) Windows Server 2008
6 10 (52.63%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 10 (52.63%) VERITAS Certified Professional (VCP)
6 10 (52.63%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
6 10 (52.63%) Billing
6 10 (52.63%) MCITP

COBIT
Top Related IT Skills in Reading by Category

For the 6 months to 28 April 2015, 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.

Application Platforms
1 10 (52.63%) IIS
1 10 (52.63%) SharePoint
2 1 (5.26%) SAS
Applications
1 10 (52.63%) MS Excel
1 10 (52.63%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 1 (5.26%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 11 (57.89%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 11 (57.89%) DNS
1 11 (57.89%) TCP/IP
2 10 (52.63%) NAS
2 10 (52.63%) SAN
2 10 (52.63%) DHCP
3 1 (5.26%) Firewall
3 1 (5.26%) Network Security
3 1 (5.26%) WAAS
3 1 (5.26%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (52.63%) SQL Server
1 10 (52.63%) Oracle Database 10g
1 10 (52.63%) Oracle Database 11g
1 10 (52.63%) Oracle Database
2 2 (10.53%) Data Mining
3 1 (5.26%) BusinessObjects
3 1 (5.26%) Relational Database
3 1 (5.26%) Hadoop
3 1 (5.26%) Big Data
General
1 14 (73.68%) Finance
2 12 (63.16%) Retail
3 10 (52.63%) Billing
3 10 (52.63%) Legal
4 1 (5.26%) Manufacturing
4 1 (5.26%) Advertising
4 1 (5.26%) Marketing
4 1 (5.26%) Electronics
4 1 (5.26%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 13 (68.42%) Architect
2 10 (52.63%) Technical Architect
3 3 (15.79%) Consultant
4 2 (10.53%) Enterprise Infrastructure Architect
4 2 (10.53%) Cyber Security Consultant
4 2 (10.53%) Security Consultant
4 2 (10.53%) Infrastructure Architect
4 2 (10.53%) Enterprise Architect
5 1 (5.26%) Senior IT Auditor
5 1 (5.26%) Security Architect
5 1 (5.26%) Senior Business Consultant
5 1 (5.26%) Risk Analyst
5 1 (5.26%) Network Architect
5 1 (5.26%) Auditor
5 1 (5.26%) Senior Auditor
5 1 (5.26%) Security Officer
5 1 (5.26%) Senior Business Intelligence Consultant
5 1 (5.26%) Network Security Architect
5 1 (5.26%) IT Auditor
5 1 (5.26%) Business Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (52.63%) Software Packaging
Miscellaneous
1 10 (52.63%) Management Information System
1 10 (52.63%) Clustering
1 10 (52.63%) N-Tier
2 2 (10.53%) SCADA
2 2 (10.53%) Mathematics
2 2 (10.53%) CESG
2 2 (10.53%) CESG CLAS
3 1 (5.26%) Data Protection Act
3 1 (5.26%) Performance Metrics
3 1 (5.26%) DTV
Operating Systems
1 12 (63.16%) Windows
2 11 (57.89%) Linux
3 10 (52.63%) Windows Server 2003
3 10 (52.63%) Windows Server 2008
3 10 (52.63%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 1 (5.26%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (78.95%) ITIL
2 13 (68.42%) Project Management
2 13 (68.42%) Business Development
3 12 (63.16%) TOGAF
4 10 (52.63%) DoDAF
4 10 (52.63%) Project Planning
4 10 (52.63%) Load Balancing
4 10 (52.63%) SABSA
4 10 (52.63%) SOA
4 10 (52.63%) Validation
4 10 (52.63%) Migration
5 6 (31.58%) Information Security
6 3 (15.79%) Data Protection
6 3 (15.79%) Cyber Security
7 2 (10.53%) Waterfall
7 2 (10.53%) Agile Software Development
7 2 (10.53%) Asset Management
7 2 (10.53%) Zachman Framework
7 2 (10.53%) Stakeholder Management
7 2 (10.53%) Identity Management
Programming Languages
1 1 (5.26%) C
1 1 (5.26%) Java
1 1 (5.26%) SQL
1 1 (5.26%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 10 (52.63%) Microsoft Certification
1 10 (52.63%) VERITAS Certified Professional (VCP)
1 10 (52.63%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
1 10 (52.63%) MCITP
1 10 (52.63%) MCSE
2 5 (26.32%) Degree
3 4 (21.05%) CISA
4 3 (15.79%) CISM
4 3 (15.79%) CISSP
4 3 (15.79%) Security Cleared
4 3 (15.79%) CRISC
5 2 (10.53%) DV Cleared
5 2 (10.53%) GIAC
5 2 (10.53%) CITP
5 2 (10.53%) Chartered Engineer
6 1 (5.26%) PCI QSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (26.32%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 3 (15.79%) PCI DSS
3 1 (5.26%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 10 (52.63%) Active Directory
1 10 (52.63%) Terminal Services
1 10 (52.63%) VMware Infrastructure
1 10 (52.63%) Hyper-V
1 10 (52.63%) Veritas Cluster Server
1 10 (52.63%) vSphere
1 10 (52.63%) vCloud
Systems Management
1 10 (52.63%) Veritas Storage Foundation
Vendors
1 11 (57.89%) HP
2 10 (52.63%) Juniper
2 10 (52.63%) Veritas
2 10 (52.63%) Red Hat
2 10 (52.63%) VMware
2 10 (52.63%) Oracle
2 10 (52.63%) Cisco
2 10 (52.63%) Microsoft
3 1 (5.26%) Business Objects
3 1 (5.26%) SAP
3 1 (5.26%) Huawei
3 1 (5.26%) Vertica
3 1 (5.26%) Cyber-Ark