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

Location
3 months to
2 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Control Objectives for Information and related Technology (COBIT)
Rank 149 175 151
Rank change year-on-year
+26 -24
Permanent jobs citing COBIT 19 3 6
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Scotland 0.60% 0.080% 0.18%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 5.18% 0.95% 2.69%
Number of salaries quoted 9 2 4
Average salary £37,500 £44,250 £58,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-15.25% -23.70%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £39,650 £37,800
10% offered a salary of more than £65,500 £48,850 £81,000
UK excluding London average salary £60,000 £52,500 £50,000
% change year-on-year
+14.28% +5.00%
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
367 315 223
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Scotland 11.65% 8.36% 6.87%
Number of salaries quoted 245 194 124
Average salary £41,750 £37,500 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+11.33% -
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,500 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £61,800 £55,000 £52,500
UK excluding London average salary £41,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.75% -

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 2 July 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 2 July 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 +22 15 £57,500 +15.00%
Glasgow +11 8 £33,000 -
COBIT
UK

COBIT
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 2 July 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 25 (80.65%) ITIL
2 23 (74.19%) Finance
3 20 (64.52%) Information Security
4 18 (58.06%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 17 (54.84%) CISA
6 16 (51.61%) CISM
7 14 (45.16%) Risk Assessment
7 14 (45.16%) PCI DSS
8 13 (41.94%) Data Protection
8 13 (41.94%) Security Cleared
8 13 (41.94%) CISSP
9 12 (38.71%) Information Assurance
10 11 (35.48%) Mobile Payment
10 11 (35.48%) Cyber Security
10 11 (35.48%) SCADA
10 11 (35.48%) Linux
10 11 (35.48%) Pharmaceutical
10 11 (35.48%) Telecoms
10 11 (35.48%) Cryptography
11 10 (32.26%) Management Information System
11 10 (32.26%) Project Management
12 9 (29.03%) UNIX
12 9 (29.03%) Windows
12 9 (29.03%) Oracle
12 9 (29.03%) Risk Management
12 9 (29.03%) Degree
12 9 (29.03%) Analytical Skills
13 7 (22.58%) Security Management
13 7 (22.58%) Business Continuity
14 6 (19.35%) MBA

COBIT
Top Related IT Skills in Scotland by Category

For the 6 months to 2 July 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.

Applications
1 2 (6.45%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 6 (19.35%) LAN
1 6 (19.35%) WLAN
2 2 (6.45%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (9.68%) Data Mining
1 3 (9.68%) QlikView
2 2 (6.45%) SQL Server
General
1 23 (74.19%) Finance
2 11 (35.48%) Pharmaceutical
2 11 (35.48%) Telecoms
3 5 (16.13%) Banking
4 3 (9.68%) Legal
5 2 (6.45%) Investment Banking
5 2 (6.45%) Law
Job Titles
1 9 (29.03%) Senior Manager
2 8 (25.81%) Consultant
2 8 (25.81%) Security Manager
3 6 (19.35%) Senior Information Security Consultant
3 6 (19.35%) Cyber Security Consultant
3 6 (19.35%) Cyber Security Manager
3 6 (19.35%) Senior Consultant
3 6 (19.35%) Security Consultant
3 6 (19.35%) Information Manager
3 6 (19.35%) Information Security Consultant
3 6 (19.35%) Information Security Manager
3 6 (19.35%) Senior Security Consultant
4 5 (16.13%) Analyst
4 5 (16.13%) Technical Manager
5 4 (12.90%) Security Analyst
5 4 (12.90%) Information Analyst
5 4 (12.90%) Information Security Analyst
6 3 (9.68%) Senior Technical Manager
7 2 (6.45%) Governance Analyst
7 2 (6.45%) Information Governance Analyst
Miscellaneous
1 11 (35.48%) Cryptography
1 11 (35.48%) SCADA
1 11 (35.48%) Mobile Payment
2 10 (32.26%) Management Information System
3 9 (29.03%) Analytical Skills
4 6 (19.35%) Computer Science
5 5 (16.13%) Data Centre
6 2 (6.45%) Data Protection Act
Operating Systems
1 11 (35.48%) Linux
2 9 (29.03%) UNIX
2 9 (29.03%) Windows
3 3 (9.68%) AIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 25 (80.65%) ITIL
2 20 (64.52%) Information Security
3 14 (45.16%) Risk Assessment
4 13 (41.94%) Data Protection
5 12 (38.71%) Information Assurance
6 11 (35.48%) Cyber Security
7 10 (32.26%) Project Management
8 9 (29.03%) Risk Management
9 7 (22.58%) Security Management
9 7 (22.58%) Business Continuity
10 6 (19.35%) Stakeholder Management
10 6 (19.35%) Benchmarking
11 5 (16.13%) Business Continuity Management
12 4 (12.90%) ITSM
12 4 (12.90%) Service Management
12 4 (12.90%) Quality Management
13 3 (9.68%) TOGAF
13 3 (9.68%) Data Analysis
13 3 (9.68%) Time Management
13 3 (9.68%) IT Governance
Programming Languages
1 6 (19.35%) SQL
2 3 (9.68%) VBA
Qualifications
1 17 (54.84%) CISA
2 16 (51.61%) CISM
3 13 (41.94%) Security Cleared
3 13 (41.94%) CISSP
4 9 (29.03%) Degree
5 6 (19.35%) MBA
6 4 (12.90%) CRISC
7 2 (6.45%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 18 (58.06%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 14 (45.16%) PCI DSS
3 2 (6.45%) QA
4 1 (3.23%) COSO
4 1 (3.23%) Sarbanes-Oxley
Vendors
1 9 (29.03%) Oracle
2 2 (6.45%) FrontRange
2 2 (6.45%) ServiceNow