The table below looks at the statistics for COBIT skills in IT jobs advertised for the Scotland region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited COBIT over the 3 months to 3 March 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
3 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Control Objectives for Information and related Technology (COBIT)
Rank 147 156 150
Rank change year-on-year
+9 -6
Permanent jobs citing COBIT 12 13 4
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Scotland 0.39% 0.37% 0.14%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 3.10% 4.19% 1.43%
Number of salaries quoted 7 3 2
Average salary £56,000 £57,500 £47,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-2.60% +21.05%
90% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £50,300 £45,500
10% offered a salary of more than £64,200 £63,500 £49,500
UK excluding London average salary £57,500 £52,750 £50,000
% change year-on-year
+9.00% +5.50%
COBIT
UK

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 Scotland region.

Quality Assurance & Compliance Category
Scotland
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Quality Assurance & Compliance category
387 310 280
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Scotland 12.50% 8.93% 9.58%
Number of salaries quoted 220 208 171
Average salary £44,500 £40,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+11.25% -5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £29,000 £27,950 £28,300
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £60,000 £59,200
UK excluding London average salary £42,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+5.00% -

COBIT
Jobs Demand Trend in Scotland

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing COBIT across the Scotland region as a proportion of the total demand within the Quality Assurance & Compliance category.

COBIT Jobs Demand Trend in Scotland

COBIT
Salary Trend in Scotland

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing COBIT across the Scotland region.

COBIT Salary Trend in Scotland

COBIT
Job Locations in Scotland

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing COBIT within the Scotland region over the 3 months to 3 March 2015. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Average Salary
Last 3 Months
Average Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Edinburgh +10 7 £56,000 -2.60%
Glasgow - 5 - -
COBIT
UK

COBIT
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 3 March 2015, IT jobs across the Scotland 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 16 (88.89%) Finance
2 11 (61.11%) CISA
2 11 (61.11%) CISM
2 11 (61.11%) Risk Assessment
3 10 (55.56%) ITIL
3 10 (55.56%) Project Management
4 9 (50.00%) Banking
5 8 (44.44%) Data Analysis
5 8 (44.44%) VBA
5 8 (44.44%) Data Mining
5 8 (44.44%) CRISC
6 7 (38.89%) MS Excel
6 7 (38.89%) Information Security
7 6 (33.33%) Risk Management
7 6 (33.33%) Investment Banking
7 6 (33.33%) QA
7 6 (33.33%) Degree
7 6 (33.33%) QlikView
7 6 (33.33%) User Acceptance Testing
7 6 (33.33%) Time Management
8 5 (27.78%) Analytics
8 5 (27.78%) Linux
8 5 (27.78%) Oracle
9 4 (22.22%) UNIX
9 4 (22.22%) Windows
9 4 (22.22%) LAN
9 4 (22.22%) Stakeholder Management
10 3 (16.67%) Telecoms
10 3 (16.67%) MBA
10 3 (16.67%) Quality Management

COBIT
Top Related IT Skills in Scotland by Category

For the 6 months to 3 March 2015, IT jobs across the Scotland 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 2 (11.11%) WebLogic
1 2 (11.11%) JBoss
1 2 (11.11%) Apache
1 2 (11.11%) Oracle HTTP Server
1 2 (11.11%) WebSphere
Applications
1 7 (38.89%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 4 (22.22%) LAN
2 3 (16.67%) WLAN
3 2 (11.11%) HTTP
3 2 (11.11%) TCP/IP
4 1 (5.56%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (44.44%) Data Mining
2 6 (33.33%) QlikView
General
1 16 (88.89%) Finance
2 9 (50.00%) Banking
3 6 (33.33%) Investment Banking
4 3 (16.67%) Pharmaceutical
4 3 (16.67%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 6 (33.33%) Senior Manager
2 3 (16.67%) Security Consultant
2 3 (16.67%) Technical Specialist
2 3 (16.67%) Senior Consultant
2 3 (16.67%) Consultant
2 3 (16.67%) Information Manager
2 3 (16.67%) Information Security Consultant
2 3 (16.67%) Information Security Manager
2 3 (16.67%) Technical Manager
2 3 (16.67%) Senior Security Consultant
2 3 (16.67%) Security Manager
2 3 (16.67%) Senior Technical Manager
2 3 (16.67%) Senior Information Security Consultant
2 3 (16.67%) Cyber Security Consultant
3 2 (11.11%) IT Risk Analyst
3 2 (11.11%) Analyst
3 2 (11.11%) Senior Technical Specialist
3 2 (11.11%) Risk Analyst
4 1 (5.56%) Senior Network Manager
4 1 (5.56%) Security Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (11.11%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 3 (16.67%) SCADA
1 3 (16.67%) Computer Science
1 3 (16.67%) Mobile Payment
1 3 (16.67%) Analytical Skills
1 3 (16.67%) Management Information System
1 3 (16.67%) Cryptography
2 1 (5.56%) PKI
Operating Systems
1 5 (27.78%) Linux
2 4 (22.22%) UNIX
2 4 (22.22%) Windows
3 2 (11.11%) AIX
3 2 (11.11%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (61.11%) Risk Assessment
2 10 (55.56%) ITIL
2 10 (55.56%) Project Management
3 8 (44.44%) Data Analysis
4 7 (38.89%) Information Security
5 6 (33.33%) Risk Management
5 6 (33.33%) User Acceptance Testing
5 6 (33.33%) Time Management
6 5 (27.78%) Analytics
7 4 (22.22%) Stakeholder Management
8 3 (16.67%) Quality Management
8 3 (16.67%) Six Sigma
8 3 (16.67%) Benchmarking
8 3 (16.67%) Cyber Security
8 3 (16.67%) Data Protection
8 3 (16.67%) Information Assurance
8 3 (16.67%) WFM
9 2 (11.11%) Load Balancing
9 2 (11.11%) Build Automation
9 2 (11.11%) Performance Monitoring
Programming Languages
1 8 (44.44%) VBA
2 3 (16.67%) SQL
3 2 (11.11%) Perl
3 2 (11.11%) Shell Script
3 2 (11.11%) Korn
3 2 (11.11%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 11 (61.11%) CISA
1 11 (61.11%) CISM
2 8 (44.44%) CRISC
3 6 (33.33%) Degree
4 3 (16.67%) Security Cleared
4 3 (16.67%) MBA
4 3 (16.67%) CISSP
5 1 (5.56%) VCP4
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (33.33%) QA
2 3 (16.67%) PCI DSS
2 3 (16.67%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 2 (11.11%) Xen
1 2 (11.11%) KVM
Systems Management
1 2 (11.11%) Red Hat Satellite
Vendors
1 5 (27.78%) Oracle
2 2 (11.11%) Red Hat
3 1 (5.56%) Microsoft