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 31 August 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
31 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Control Objectives for Information and related Technology (COBIT)
Rank 136 120 123
Rank change year-on-year
-16 +3
Permanent jobs citing COBIT 5 17 15
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Reading 0.22% 0.68% 0.67%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 1.89% 5.69% 7.08%
Number of salaries quoted 4 16 11
Average salary £58,750 £47,500 £80,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+23.68% -40.62%
90% offered a salary of more than £49,000 £30,000 £46,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £73,500 £110,000
UK excluding London average salary £60,000 £57,500 £55,000
% change year-on-year
+4.34% +4.54%
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
265 299 212
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Reading 11.83% 12.04% 9.43%
Number of salaries quoted 205 196 152
Average salary £45,000 £42,500 £46,250
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.88% -8.10%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £26,500 £30,300
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £85,000 £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 31 August 2015.

COBIT Salary Histogram in Reading

COBIT
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Reading

For the 6 months to 31 August 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 14 (87.50%) ITIL
2 11 (68.75%) TOGAF
3 9 (56.25%) Data Centre
3 9 (56.25%) Project Management
3 9 (56.25%) Finance
3 9 (56.25%) Windows
3 9 (56.25%) SharePoint
4 8 (50.00%) Microsoft
5 7 (43.75%) Oracle Database 10g
5 7 (43.75%) Active Directory
5 7 (43.75%) HP
5 7 (43.75%) DHCP
5 7 (43.75%) TCP/IP
5 7 (43.75%) DNS
5 7 (43.75%) Microsoft Certification
5 7 (43.75%) Juniper
5 7 (43.75%) SAN
5 7 (43.75%) Veritas
5 7 (43.75%) Red Hat
5 7 (43.75%) Terminal Services
5 7 (43.75%) Windows Server 2003
5 7 (43.75%) N-Tier
5 7 (43.75%) MS Visio
5 7 (43.75%) SOA
5 7 (43.75%) Linux
5 7 (43.75%) Oracle
5 7 (43.75%) SQL Server
5 7 (43.75%) IIS
5 7 (43.75%) Legal
5 7 (43.75%) Management Information System

COBIT
Top Related IT Skills in Reading by Category

For the 6 months to 31 August 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 9 (56.25%) SharePoint
2 7 (43.75%) IIS
Applications
1 7 (43.75%) MS Excel
1 7 (43.75%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 1 (6.25%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 7 (43.75%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 7 (43.75%) DHCP
1 7 (43.75%) TCP/IP
1 7 (43.75%) DNS
1 7 (43.75%) SAN
1 7 (43.75%) NAS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (43.75%) Oracle Database 10g
1 7 (43.75%) Oracle Database 11g
1 7 (43.75%) Oracle Database
1 7 (43.75%) SQL Server
2 2 (12.50%) Data Mining
2 2 (12.50%) Relational Database
General
1 9 (56.25%) Finance
2 7 (43.75%) Legal
2 7 (43.75%) Retail
2 7 (43.75%) Billing
3 1 (6.25%) Marketing
3 1 (6.25%) Electronics
3 1 (6.25%) Telecoms
3 1 (6.25%) Manufacturing
3 1 (6.25%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 11 (68.75%) Architect
2 7 (43.75%) Technical Architect
3 2 (12.50%) Solutions Architect
3 2 (12.50%) Infrastructure Architect
3 2 (12.50%) Enterprise Architect
3 2 (12.50%) Portfolio Manager
3 2 (12.50%) SAP Architect
3 2 (12.50%) SAP Solutions Architect
3 2 (12.50%) Governance Manager
3 2 (12.50%) Enterprise Infrastructure Architect
4 1 (6.25%) Auditor
4 1 (6.25%) Security Officer
4 1 (6.25%) Analyst
4 1 (6.25%) IT Architect
4 1 (6.25%) Risk Analyst
4 1 (6.25%) IT Auditor
4 1 (6.25%) Information Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (43.75%) Software Packaging
2 2 (12.50%) SAP Basis
3 1 (6.25%) REST
3 1 (6.25%) .NET
3 1 (6.25%) COM
3 1 (6.25%) SOAP
3 1 (6.25%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 9 (56.25%) Data Centre
2 7 (43.75%) N-Tier
2 7 (43.75%) Management Information System
2 7 (43.75%) Clustering
3 2 (12.50%) SCADA
3 2 (12.50%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (6.25%) BYOD
4 1 (6.25%) Data Protection Act
4 1 (6.25%) DTV
Operating Systems
1 9 (56.25%) Windows
2 7 (43.75%) Linux
2 7 (43.75%) Windows Server 2003
2 7 (43.75%) Windows Server 2008
2 7 (43.75%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (87.50%) ITIL
2 11 (68.75%) TOGAF
3 9 (56.25%) Project Management
4 7 (43.75%) SOA
4 7 (43.75%) DoDAF
4 7 (43.75%) Validation
4 7 (43.75%) Migration
4 7 (43.75%) Project Planning
4 7 (43.75%) Business Development
4 7 (43.75%) Load Balancing
4 7 (43.75%) SABSA
5 6 (37.50%) Enterprise Architecture
6 4 (25.00%) IT Governance
7 2 (12.50%) Time Management
7 2 (12.50%) Performance Management
7 2 (12.50%) Agile Software Development
7 2 (12.50%) Zachman Framework
7 2 (12.50%) Waterfall
7 2 (12.50%) Portfolio Management
7 2 (12.50%) Business Continuity
Programming Languages
1 2 (12.50%) Java
2 1 (6.25%) SQL
2 1 (6.25%) VBScript
2 1 (6.25%) ABAP
Qualifications
1 7 (43.75%) VERITAS Certified Professional (VCP)
1 7 (43.75%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
1 7 (43.75%) MCITP
1 7 (43.75%) MCSE
1 7 (43.75%) Microsoft Certification
2 2 (12.50%) Degree
2 2 (12.50%) CITP
2 2 (12.50%) Chartered Engineer
2 2 (12.50%) DV Cleared
2 2 (12.50%) Security Cleared
3 1 (6.25%) CGEIT
3 1 (6.25%) CRISC
3 1 (6.25%) CISA
3 1 (6.25%) CISSP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (18.75%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 2 (12.50%) Sarbanes-Oxley
3 1 (6.25%) QA
3 1 (6.25%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 7 (43.75%) Active Directory
1 7 (43.75%) Terminal Services
1 7 (43.75%) VMware Infrastructure
1 7 (43.75%) Hyper-V
1 7 (43.75%) Veritas Cluster Server
1 7 (43.75%) vSphere
1 7 (43.75%) vCloud
Systems Management
1 7 (43.75%) Veritas Storage Foundation
Vendors
1 8 (50.00%) Microsoft
2 7 (43.75%) HP
2 7 (43.75%) Juniper
2 7 (43.75%) Veritas
2 7 (43.75%) Red Hat
2 7 (43.75%) VMware
2 7 (43.75%) Oracle
2 7 (43.75%) Cisco
3 3 (18.75%) SAP
4 1 (6.25%) Huawei
4 1 (6.25%) Cyber-Ark