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 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 157 153 143
Rank change year-on-year
-4 -10
Permanent jobs citing COBIT 15 12 14
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Scotland 0.45% 0.32% 0.46%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 4.13% 3.10% 5.93%
Number of salaries quoted 10 12 9
Average salary £37,500 £44,750 £51,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-16.20% -12.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £34,550 £39,000 £43,600
10% offered a salary of more than £64,000 £77,000 £78,500
UK excluding London average salary £60,000 £57,500 £55,000
% change year-on-year
+4.34% +4.54%
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
363 387 236
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Scotland 10.89% 10.46% 7.77%
Number of salaries quoted 214 247 123
Average salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £27,500 £23,100
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £55,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -

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
Salary Histogram in Scotland

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing COBIT across the Scotland region over the 3 months to 31 August 2015.

COBIT Salary Histogram 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 31 August 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
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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 +8 12 £60,000 +20.00% 1
Glasgow +2 3 £37,500 +13.63%
COBIT
UK

COBIT
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 31 August 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 24 (80.00%) ITIL
2 20 (66.67%) Finance
3 19 (63.33%) Information Security
4 16 (53.33%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 12 (40.00%) CISA
5 12 (40.00%) PCI DSS
6 10 (33.33%) Security Cleared
6 10 (33.33%) Data Protection
6 10 (33.33%) CISM
6 10 (33.33%) CISSP
7 9 (30.00%) Linux
7 9 (30.00%) Information Assurance
8 8 (26.67%) Mobile Payment
8 8 (26.67%) Cyber Security
8 8 (26.67%) Data Centre
8 8 (26.67%) Pharmaceutical
8 8 (26.67%) Security Management
8 8 (26.67%) Management Information System
8 8 (26.67%) Telecoms
8 8 (26.67%) SCADA
8 8 (26.67%) Cryptography
8 8 (26.67%) Risk Assessment
8 8 (26.67%) Business Continuity
9 7 (23.33%) Degree
9 7 (23.33%) Risk Management
9 7 (23.33%) Oracle
9 7 (23.33%) UNIX
9 7 (23.33%) Windows
9 7 (23.33%) Analytical Skills
10 6 (20.00%) ITSM

COBIT
Top Related IT Skills in Scotland by Category

For the 6 months to 31 August 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.

Communications & Networking
1 3 (10.00%) LAN
1 3 (10.00%) WLAN
1 3 (10.00%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (10.00%) SQL Server
General
1 20 (66.67%) Finance
2 8 (26.67%) Pharmaceutical
2 8 (26.67%) Telecoms
3 4 (13.33%) Law
4 3 (10.00%) Legal
4 3 (10.00%) Banking
Job Titles
1 7 (23.33%) Consultant
2 6 (20.00%) Senior Manager
2 6 (20.00%) Analyst
2 6 (20.00%) Security Analyst
2 6 (20.00%) Information Security Analyst
2 6 (20.00%) Information Analyst
3 5 (16.67%) Technical Manager
3 5 (16.67%) Security Manager
4 4 (13.33%) Service Management Consultant
4 4 (13.33%) Management Consultant
5 3 (10.00%) Senior Consultant
5 3 (10.00%) Security Consultant
5 3 (10.00%) Information Manager
5 3 (10.00%) Information Security Consultant
5 3 (10.00%) Information Security Manager
5 3 (10.00%) Senior Security Consultant
5 3 (10.00%) Senior Technical Manager
5 3 (10.00%) Senior Information Security Consultant
5 3 (10.00%) Cyber Security Consultant
5 3 (10.00%) Cyber Security Manager
Miscellaneous
1 8 (26.67%) Mobile Payment
1 8 (26.67%) Data Centre
1 8 (26.67%) Management Information System
1 8 (26.67%) SCADA
1 8 (26.67%) Cryptography
2 7 (23.33%) Analytical Skills
3 3 (10.00%) Computer Science
4 2 (6.67%) Data Protection Act
Operating Systems
1 9 (30.00%) Linux
2 7 (23.33%) UNIX
2 7 (23.33%) Windows
3 3 (10.00%) AIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 24 (80.00%) ITIL
2 19 (63.33%) Information Security
3 10 (33.33%) Data Protection
4 9 (30.00%) Information Assurance
5 8 (26.67%) Cyber Security
5 8 (26.67%) Security Management
5 8 (26.67%) Risk Assessment
5 8 (26.67%) Business Continuity
6 7 (23.33%) Risk Management
7 6 (20.00%) ITSM
7 6 (20.00%) Service Management
7 6 (20.00%) Stakeholder Management
8 5 (16.67%) TOGAF
8 5 (16.67%) Business Continuity Management
8 5 (16.67%) IT Governance
9 4 (13.33%) Performance Management
9 4 (13.33%) Portfolio Management
9 4 (13.33%) Test Strategy
9 4 (13.33%) Quality Management
9 4 (13.33%) Project Management
Programming Languages
1 3 (10.00%) SQL
Qualifications
1 12 (40.00%) CISA
2 10 (33.33%) Security Cleared
2 10 (33.33%) CISM
2 10 (33.33%) CISSP
3 7 (23.33%) Degree
4 3 (10.00%) MBA
5 2 (6.67%) SC Cleared
6 1 (3.33%) CRISC
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 16 (53.33%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 12 (40.00%) PCI DSS
3 1 (3.33%) Sarbanes-Oxley
3 1 (3.33%) COSO
Vendors
1 7 (23.33%) Oracle
2 4 (13.33%) ServiceNow
2 4 (13.33%) FrontRange
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