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 27 February 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
27 Feb 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Control Objectives for Information and related Technology (COBIT)
Rank 134 122 126
Rank change year-on-year
-12 +4
Permanent jobs citing COBIT 6 12 10
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Reading 0.25% 0.54% 0.51%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 2.10% 5.43% 6.49%
Number of salaries quoted 6 9 10
Average salary £87,500 £65,000 £47,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+34.61% +38.29%
90% offered a salary of more than £64,250 £59,000 £40,250
10% offered a salary of more than £94,750 £70,000 £80,500
UK excluding London average salary £57,500 £52,750 £50,000
% change year-on-year
+9.00% +5.50%
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
286 221 154
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Reading 12.08% 9.99% 7.79%
Number of salaries quoted 161 153 133
Average salary £47,500 £49,750 £43,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-4.52% +14.36%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,400 £26,000 £28,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £70,000 £63,600
UK excluding London average salary £42,275 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+5.68% -

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 27 February 2015.

COBIT Salary Histogram in Reading

COBIT
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Reading

For the 6 months to 27 February 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 17 (73.91%) Information Security
2 13 (56.52%) ITIL
3 11 (47.83%) Finance
3 11 (47.83%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 9 (39.13%) TOGAF
5 8 (34.78%) SABSA
6 7 (30.43%) Cisco
6 7 (30.43%) Juniper
7 6 (26.09%) CISSP
7 6 (26.09%) CISA
7 6 (26.09%) CISM
7 6 (26.09%) Business Development
7 6 (26.09%) PCI DSS
7 6 (26.09%) Security Architecture
8 5 (21.74%) Cyber Security
8 5 (21.74%) Network Security
8 5 (21.74%) Retail
8 5 (21.74%) Firewall
8 5 (21.74%) VPN
9 4 (17.39%) DNS
9 4 (17.39%) HP
9 4 (17.39%) CheckPoint
9 4 (17.39%) PRINCE
9 4 (17.39%) Linux
9 4 (17.39%) SOA
9 4 (17.39%) TCP/IP
9 4 (17.39%) SSL
9 4 (17.39%) Project Management
9 4 (17.39%) NetScreen
9 4 (17.39%) Legal

COBIT
Top Related IT Skills in Reading by Category

For the 6 months to 27 February 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 3 (13.04%) IIS
1 3 (13.04%) SharePoint
2 1 (4.35%) SAS
Applications
1 3 (13.04%) MS Excel
1 3 (13.04%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 1 (4.35%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 4 (17.39%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 5 (21.74%) VPN
1 5 (21.74%) Firewall
1 5 (21.74%) Network Security
2 4 (17.39%) Cisco ASA
2 4 (17.39%) DNS
2 4 (17.39%) SSL
2 4 (17.39%) TCP/IP
2 4 (17.39%) NetScreen
2 4 (17.39%) Junos
3 3 (13.04%) DHCP
3 3 (13.04%) SAN
3 3 (13.04%) NAS
4 1 (4.35%) WAAS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (13.04%) SQL Server
1 3 (13.04%) Oracle Database 10g
1 3 (13.04%) Oracle Database 11g
1 3 (13.04%) Oracle Database
2 1 (4.35%) Hadoop
2 1 (4.35%) Big Data
2 1 (4.35%) BusinessObjects
General
1 11 (47.83%) Finance
2 5 (21.74%) Retail
3 4 (17.39%) Legal
4 3 (13.04%) Billing
5 1 (4.35%) Marketing
5 1 (4.35%) Manufacturing
5 1 (4.35%) Electronics
5 1 (4.35%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 10 (43.48%) Architect
2 7 (30.43%) Security Architect
3 6 (26.09%) Enterprise Architect
3 6 (26.09%) Enterprise Security Architect
4 4 (17.39%) Lead Network Engineer
4 4 (17.39%) Consultant
4 4 (17.39%) Network Engineer
5 3 (13.04%) Analyst
5 3 (13.04%) Technical Architect
5 3 (13.04%) Senior Analyst
5 3 (13.04%) Security Analyst
5 3 (13.04%) Senior Security Analyst
6 2 (8.70%) Auditor
6 2 (8.70%) Senior Auditor
6 2 (8.70%) Senior Information Analyst
6 2 (8.70%) Information Analyst
6 2 (8.70%) Information Security Analyst
6 2 (8.70%) Senior Information Security Analyst
6 2 (8.70%) Cyber Security Consultant
6 2 (8.70%) Senior IT Auditor
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (13.04%) Software Packaging
Miscellaneous
1 4 (17.39%) Management Information System
2 3 (13.04%) Clustering
2 3 (13.04%) N-Tier
3 2 (8.70%) CESG
3 2 (8.70%) CESG CLAS
3 2 (8.70%) Mathematics
4 1 (4.35%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (4.35%) Performance Metrics
4 1 (4.35%) DTV
Operating Systems
1 4 (17.39%) Linux
2 3 (13.04%) Windows Server 2003
2 3 (13.04%) Windows Server 2008
2 3 (13.04%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
2 3 (13.04%) Windows
3 1 (4.35%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 17 (73.91%) Information Security
2 13 (56.52%) ITIL
3 9 (39.13%) TOGAF
4 8 (34.78%) SABSA
5 6 (26.09%) Business Development
5 6 (26.09%) Security Architecture
6 5 (21.74%) Cyber Security
7 4 (17.39%) SOA
7 4 (17.39%) PRINCE
7 4 (17.39%) Project Management
8 3 (13.04%) Validation
8 3 (13.04%) Migration
8 3 (13.04%) Stakeholder Management
8 3 (13.04%) Project Planning
8 3 (13.04%) Load Balancing
8 3 (13.04%) Strategic Planning
8 3 (13.04%) DoDAF
9 2 (8.70%) Asset Management
9 2 (8.70%) Identity Management
9 2 (8.70%) Data Protection
Programming Languages
1 1 (4.35%) C
Qualifications
1 6 (26.09%) CISSP
1 6 (26.09%) CISA
1 6 (26.09%) CISM
2 4 (17.39%) CRISC
3 3 (13.04%) MCSE
3 3 (13.04%) Microsoft Certification
3 3 (13.04%) VERITAS Certified Professional (VCP)
3 3 (13.04%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
3 3 (13.04%) MCITP
3 3 (13.04%) Degree
4 2 (8.70%) GIAC
5 1 (4.35%) PCI QSA
5 1 (4.35%) Security Cleared
5 1 (4.35%) VCP4
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (47.83%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 6 (26.09%) PCI DSS
3 2 (8.70%) COSO
4 1 (4.35%) ISO/IEC 17799
4 1 (4.35%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 3 (13.04%) Active Directory
1 3 (13.04%) Terminal Services
1 3 (13.04%) VMware Infrastructure
1 3 (13.04%) Hyper-V
1 3 (13.04%) Veritas Cluster Server
1 3 (13.04%) vSphere
1 3 (13.04%) vCloud
Systems Management
1 3 (13.04%) Veritas Storage Foundation
Vendors
1 7 (30.43%) Cisco
1 7 (30.43%) Juniper
2 4 (17.39%) CheckPoint
2 4 (17.39%) F5
2 4 (17.39%) HP
3 3 (13.04%) VMware
3 3 (13.04%) Veritas
3 3 (13.04%) Red Hat
3 3 (13.04%) Microsoft
3 3 (13.04%) Oracle
4 1 (4.35%) Business Objects
4 1 (4.35%) SAP
4 1 (4.35%) Vertica