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

Location
3 months to
22 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Control Objectives for Information and related Technology (COBIT)
Rank 136 124 124
Rank change year-on-year
-12 0
Permanent jobs citing COBIT 11 13 14
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Reading 0.48% 0.56% 0.65%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 3.59% 4.81% 6.97%
Number of salaries quoted 11 7 12
Average salary £90,000 £40,000 £47,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+125.00% -15.78%
UK excluding London average salary £60,000 £52,500 £48,500
% change year-on-year
+14.28% +8.24%
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
306 270 201
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Reading 13.46% 11.67% 9.30%
Number of salaries quoted 196 179 156
Average salary £50,000 £45,000 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+11.11% -
90% offered a salary of more than £22,956 £30,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £82,500 £65,500 £67,500
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 22 May 2015.

COBIT Salary Histogram in Reading

COBIT
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Reading

For the 6 months to 22 May 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 (83.33%) ITIL
2 13 (72.22%) Project Management
2 13 (72.22%) Finance
3 12 (66.67%) Windows
3 12 (66.67%) TOGAF
3 12 (66.67%) Business Development
4 11 (61.11%) Retail
4 11 (61.11%) Cloud Computing
4 11 (61.11%) Linux
4 11 (61.11%) TCP/IP
4 11 (61.11%) DNS
4 11 (61.11%) HP
5 10 (55.56%) DHCP
5 10 (55.56%) Cisco
5 10 (55.56%) Microsoft
5 10 (55.56%) Oracle Database 10g
5 10 (55.56%) Active Directory
5 10 (55.56%) Oracle
5 10 (55.56%) SQL Server
5 10 (55.56%) IIS
5 10 (55.56%) MCSE
5 10 (55.56%) MS Excel
5 10 (55.56%) SharePoint
5 10 (55.56%) N-Tier
5 10 (55.56%) MS Visio
5 10 (55.56%) SOA
5 10 (55.56%) Legal
5 10 (55.56%) Validation
5 10 (55.56%) Migration
5 10 (55.56%) Management Information System

COBIT
Top Related IT Skills in Reading by Category

For the 6 months to 22 May 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 (55.56%) IIS
1 10 (55.56%) SharePoint
2 1 (5.56%) SAS
Applications
1 10 (55.56%) MS Excel
1 10 (55.56%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 1 (5.56%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 11 (61.11%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 11 (61.11%) TCP/IP
1 11 (61.11%) DNS
2 10 (55.56%) DHCP
2 10 (55.56%) SAN
2 10 (55.56%) NAS
3 1 (5.56%) WAAS
3 1 (5.56%) Network Security
3 1 (5.56%) VPN
3 1 (5.56%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (55.56%) Oracle Database 10g
1 10 (55.56%) SQL Server
1 10 (55.56%) Oracle Database
1 10 (55.56%) Oracle Database 11g
2 2 (11.11%) Data Mining
3 1 (5.56%) Hadoop
3 1 (5.56%) Relational Database
3 1 (5.56%) Big Data
3 1 (5.56%) BusinessObjects
General
1 13 (72.22%) Finance
2 11 (61.11%) Retail
3 10 (55.56%) Legal
3 10 (55.56%) Billing
4 1 (5.56%) Marketing
4 1 (5.56%) Electronics
4 1 (5.56%) Telecoms
4 1 (5.56%) Manufacturing
4 1 (5.56%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 13 (72.22%) Architect
2 10 (55.56%) Technical Architect
3 2 (11.11%) Enterprise Infrastructure Architect
3 2 (11.11%) Consultant
3 2 (11.11%) Infrastructure Architect
3 2 (11.11%) Enterprise Architect
4 1 (5.56%) Network Security Architect
4 1 (5.56%) Cyber Security Consultant
4 1 (5.56%) Senior Business Intelligence Consultant
4 1 (5.56%) Senior IT Auditor
4 1 (5.56%) Security Architect
4 1 (5.56%) Senior Business Consultant
4 1 (5.56%) Risk Analyst
4 1 (5.56%) Network Architect
4 1 (5.56%) Business Consultant
4 1 (5.56%) Information Analyst
4 1 (5.56%) Auditor
4 1 (5.56%) Senior Auditor
4 1 (5.56%) Security Officer
4 1 (5.56%) Business Intelligence Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (55.56%) Software Packaging
Miscellaneous
1 10 (55.56%) N-Tier
1 10 (55.56%) Management Information System
1 10 (55.56%) Clustering
2 2 (11.11%) SCADA
3 1 (5.56%) Mathematics
3 1 (5.56%) Data Protection Act
3 1 (5.56%) CESG
3 1 (5.56%) CESG CLAS
3 1 (5.56%) DTV
3 1 (5.56%) Performance Metrics
Operating Systems
1 12 (66.67%) Windows
2 11 (61.11%) Linux
3 10 (55.56%) Windows Server 2003
3 10 (55.56%) Windows Server 2008
3 10 (55.56%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 1 (5.56%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (83.33%) ITIL
2 13 (72.22%) Project Management
3 12 (66.67%) TOGAF
3 12 (66.67%) Business Development
4 10 (55.56%) SOA
4 10 (55.56%) Validation
4 10 (55.56%) Migration
4 10 (55.56%) SABSA
4 10 (55.56%) Load Balancing
4 10 (55.56%) Project Planning
4 10 (55.56%) DoDAF
5 5 (27.78%) Information Security
6 2 (11.11%) Cyber Security
6 2 (11.11%) Line Management
6 2 (11.11%) Mentoring
6 2 (11.11%) Coaching
6 2 (11.11%) Stakeholder Management
6 2 (11.11%) UML
6 2 (11.11%) Agile Software Development
6 2 (11.11%) MODAF
Programming Languages
1 1 (5.56%) C
1 1 (5.56%) Java
1 1 (5.56%) SQL
1 1 (5.56%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 10 (55.56%) MCSE
1 10 (55.56%) Microsoft Certification
1 10 (55.56%) VERITAS Certified Professional (VCP)
1 10 (55.56%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
1 10 (55.56%) MCITP
2 4 (22.22%) Degree
3 3 (16.67%) CISA
3 3 (16.67%) Security Cleared
4 2 (11.11%) CISM
4 2 (11.11%) CISSP
4 2 (11.11%) DV Cleared
4 2 (11.11%) Chartered Engineer
4 2 (11.11%) CITP
4 2 (11.11%) CRISC
5 1 (5.56%) PCI QSA
5 1 (5.56%) GIAC
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (22.22%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 2 (11.11%) PCI DSS
3 1 (5.56%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 10 (55.56%) Active Directory
1 10 (55.56%) Terminal Services
1 10 (55.56%) Hyper-V
1 10 (55.56%) Veritas Cluster Server
1 10 (55.56%) vSphere
1 10 (55.56%) vCloud
1 10 (55.56%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 10 (55.56%) Veritas Storage Foundation
Vendors
1 11 (61.11%) HP
2 10 (55.56%) Cisco
2 10 (55.56%) Microsoft
2 10 (55.56%) Oracle
2 10 (55.56%) VMware
2 10 (55.56%) Juniper
2 10 (55.56%) Veritas
2 10 (55.56%) Red Hat
3 1 (5.56%) Cyber-Ark
3 1 (5.56%) Vertica
3 1 (5.56%) Huawei
3 1 (5.56%) SAP
3 1 (5.56%) Business Objects