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

Location
3 months to
5 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Control Objectives for Information and related Technology (COBIT)
Rank 137 164 154
Rank change year-on-year
+27 -10
Permanent jobs citing COBIT 19 12 7
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Scotland 0.61% 0.30% 0.22%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 5.21% 3.86% 2.65%
Number of salaries quoted 10 6 4
Average salary £55,000 £40,000 £58,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+37.50% -31.03%
90% offered a salary of more than £52,800 £39,250 £37,800
10% offered a salary of more than £59,000 £53,000 £81,000
UK excluding London average salary £60,000 £52,500 £48,500
% change year-on-year
+14.28% +8.24%
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
365 311 264
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Scotland 11.66% 7.76% 8.38%
Number of salaries quoted 225 196 143
Average salary £45,000 £37,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+20.00% -6.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,500 £29,000 £24,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £59,750 £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 5 May 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 5 May 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 +25 15 £55,000 -4.34% 2
Glasgow +14 8 £33,000 - 2
COBIT
UK

COBIT
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 5 May 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 26 (89.66%) Finance
2 22 (75.86%) ITIL
3 18 (62.07%) CISA
4 17 (58.62%) CISM
4 17 (58.62%) Information Security
5 16 (55.17%) Risk Assessment
6 13 (44.83%) ISO/IEC 27001
7 12 (41.38%) Data Protection
7 12 (41.38%) Security Cleared
7 12 (41.38%) Risk Management
8 11 (37.93%) CISSP
8 11 (37.93%) Project Management
8 11 (37.93%) Linux
9 10 (34.48%) Pharmaceutical
9 10 (34.48%) Telecoms
9 10 (34.48%) Cryptography
9 10 (34.48%) Information Assurance
9 10 (34.48%) PCI DSS
9 10 (34.48%) SCADA
9 10 (34.48%) Mobile Payment
9 10 (34.48%) Cyber Security
10 9 (31.03%) Banking
11 8 (27.59%) Degree
11 8 (27.59%) Management Information System
11 8 (27.59%) Oracle
12 7 (24.14%) LAN
13 6 (20.69%) Data Analysis
13 6 (20.69%) MBA
13 6 (20.69%) Stakeholder Management
13 6 (20.69%) WLAN

COBIT
Top Related IT Skills in Scotland by Category

For the 6 months to 5 May 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 (6.90%) WebLogic
1 2 (6.90%) JBoss
1 2 (6.90%) Apache
1 2 (6.90%) Oracle HTTP Server
1 2 (6.90%) WebSphere
Applications
1 5 (17.24%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 7 (24.14%) LAN
2 6 (20.69%) WLAN
3 2 (6.90%) HTTP
3 2 (6.90%) TCP/IP
4 1 (3.45%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (20.69%) Data Mining
2 5 (17.24%) QlikView
General
1 26 (89.66%) Finance
2 10 (34.48%) Pharmaceutical
2 10 (34.48%) Telecoms
3 9 (31.03%) Banking
4 4 (13.79%) Investment Banking
5 2 (6.90%) Legal
Job Titles
1 10 (34.48%) Senior Manager
2 7 (24.14%) Security Manager
3 6 (20.69%) Senior Security Consultant
3 6 (20.69%) Information Manager
3 6 (20.69%) Information Security Consultant
3 6 (20.69%) Information Security Manager
3 6 (20.69%) Security Consultant
3 6 (20.69%) Senior Consultant
3 6 (20.69%) Consultant
3 6 (20.69%) Senior Information Security Consultant
3 6 (20.69%) Cyber Security Consultant
4 5 (17.24%) Technical Manager
5 4 (13.79%) Senior Technical Manager
5 4 (13.79%) Analyst
6 2 (6.90%) Security Analyst
6 2 (6.90%) Information Analyst
6 2 (6.90%) Technical Specialist
6 2 (6.90%) Risk Analyst
6 2 (6.90%) Information Security Analyst
6 2 (6.90%) Senior Technical Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (6.90%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 10 (34.48%) Cryptography
1 10 (34.48%) SCADA
1 10 (34.48%) Mobile Payment
2 8 (27.59%) Management Information System
3 6 (20.69%) Analytical Skills
3 6 (20.69%) Computer Science
4 2 (6.90%) Data Protection Act
Operating Systems
1 11 (37.93%) Linux
2 6 (20.69%) UNIX
2 6 (20.69%) Windows
3 5 (17.24%) AIX
4 2 (6.90%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 22 (75.86%) ITIL
2 17 (58.62%) Information Security
3 16 (55.17%) Risk Assessment
4 12 (41.38%) Risk Management
4 12 (41.38%) Data Protection
5 11 (37.93%) Project Management
6 10 (34.48%) Information Assurance
6 10 (34.48%) Cyber Security
7 6 (20.69%) Quality Management
7 6 (20.69%) Benchmarking
7 6 (20.69%) Stakeholder Management
7 6 (20.69%) Data Analysis
8 5 (17.24%) Time Management
8 5 (17.24%) WFM
9 4 (13.79%) User Acceptance Testing
9 4 (13.79%) Analytics
9 4 (13.79%) Business Continuity Management
9 4 (13.79%) Business Continuity
9 4 (13.79%) Security Management
10 2 (6.90%) Supplier Management
Programming Languages
1 6 (20.69%) SQL
1 6 (20.69%) VBA
2 2 (6.90%) Shell Script
2 2 (6.90%) Korn
2 2 (6.90%) Bash Shell
2 2 (6.90%) Perl
Qualifications
1 18 (62.07%) CISA
2 17 (58.62%) CISM
3 12 (41.38%) Security Cleared
4 11 (37.93%) CISSP
5 8 (27.59%) Degree
6 6 (20.69%) MBA
6 6 (20.69%) CRISC
7 2 (6.90%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 13 (44.83%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 10 (34.48%) PCI DSS
3 4 (13.79%) QA
System Software
1 2 (6.90%) Xen
1 2 (6.90%) KVM
Systems Management
1 2 (6.90%) Red Hat Satellite
Vendors
1 8 (27.59%) Oracle
2 2 (6.90%) Red Hat
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