The table below looks at the statistics for COBIT skills in IT jobs advertised for the South East region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited COBIT over the 3 months to 24 December 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
24 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Control Objectives for Information and related Technology (COBIT)
Rank 380 351 365
Rank change year-on-year
-29 +14
Permanent jobs citing COBIT 58 76 81
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 0.27% 0.36% 0.35%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 2.43% 3.62% 3.22%
Number of salaries quoted 44 56 69
Average salary £66,250 £60,000 £49,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+10.41% +22.44%
90% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £43,750 £38,125
10% offered a salary of more than £82,500 £83,500 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £59,500 £50,000 £49,000
% change year-on-year
+19.00% +2.04%
COBIT
England

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 South East region.

Quality Assurance & Compliance Category
South East
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Quality Assurance & Compliance category
2389 2099 2519
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 11.09% 9.91% 10.95%
Number of salaries quoted 1810 1664 2114
Average salary £42,500 £45,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-5.55% +5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,500 £25,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £65,000 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
-1.23% +1.25%

COBIT
Jobs Demand Trend in the South East

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

COBIT Jobs Demand Trend in the South East

COBIT
Salary Trend in the South East

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

COBIT Salary Trend in the South East

COBIT
Salary Histogram in the South East

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing COBIT across the South East region over the 3 months to 24 December 2014.

COBIT Salary Histogram in the South East

COBIT
Job Locations in the South East

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing COBIT within the South East region over the 3 months to 24 December 2014. 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
Berkshire +1 19 £67,500 +22.72%
Surrey -7 12 £55,000 +8.91%
Hampshire -30 12 £63,750 +2.00% 1
Buckinghamshire +9 10 £70,000 - 1
Kent - 3 £70,000 -
Oxfordshire +3 1 £61,500 +6.95% 1
COBIT
England

COBIT
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 24 December 2014, IT jobs across the South East 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.

1 153 (75.37%) ITIL
2 87 (42.86%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 86 (42.36%) Information Security
4 71 (34.98%) CISSP
5 65 (32.02%) CISA
6 64 (31.53%) CISM
7 57 (28.08%) Finance
8 53 (26.11%) PCI DSS
9 50 (24.63%) PRINCE2
9 50 (24.63%) Stakeholder Management
10 47 (23.15%) Degree
11 44 (21.67%) Security Management
12 42 (20.69%) Windows
13 41 (20.20%) Linux
14 40 (19.70%) Management Information System
15 36 (17.73%) Risk Management
15 36 (17.73%) COSO
16 35 (17.24%) Sarbanes-Oxley
17 30 (14.78%) ISO/IEC 17799
17 30 (14.78%) Firewall
17 30 (14.78%) TOGAF
18 29 (14.29%) Vulnerability Assessment
18 29 (14.29%) Network Security
19 27 (13.30%) VPN
20 26 (12.81%) Cisco
21 25 (12.32%) PRINCE
22 24 (11.82%) Change Management
23 23 (11.33%) MS Excel
23 23 (11.33%) Computer Science
23 23 (11.33%) PCI QSA

COBIT
Top Related IT Skills in the South East by Category

For the 6 months to 24 December 2014, IT jobs across the South East 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 4 (1.97%) SharePoint
1 4 (1.97%) IIS
2 2 (0.99%) WebSphere
3 1 (0.49%) Oracle Coherence
3 1 (0.49%) JBoss
3 1 (0.49%) Tomcat
3 1 (0.49%) SAS
3 1 (0.49%) Oracle HTTP Server
3 1 (0.49%) WebLogic Portal
3 1 (0.49%) Oracle Workflow
3 1 (0.49%) WebLogic
Applications
1 23 (11.33%) MS Excel
2 4 (1.97%) MS Visio
2 4 (1.97%) MS Project
3 3 (1.48%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 2 (0.99%) SAP HR
1 2 (0.99%) Oracle EBS
1 2 (0.99%) Oracle ERP
1 2 (0.99%) SAP Oil and Gas
1 2 (0.99%) SAP HCM
1 2 (0.99%) Oracle EBS R12
2 1 (0.49%) Remedy ITSM
2 1 (0.49%) Oracle Applications
2 1 (0.49%) Oracle iRecruitment
2 1 (0.49%) Oracle HRMS
2 1 (0.49%) Oracle 11i
Cloud Services
1 2 (0.99%) SuccessFactors
2 1 (0.49%) Cloud Computing
2 1 (0.49%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 30 (14.78%) Firewall
2 29 (14.29%) Network Security
3 27 (13.30%) VPN
4 19 (9.36%) LAN
4 19 (9.36%) WAN
5 11 (5.42%) SSL
5 11 (5.42%) TCP/IP
6 10 (4.93%) SAN
7 8 (3.94%) LDAP
7 8 (3.94%) Intrusion Detection
7 8 (3.94%) X.509
8 7 (3.45%) HTTP
9 6 (2.96%) NetScreen
9 6 (2.96%) IP Telephony
9 6 (2.96%) Cisco ASA
9 6 (2.96%) Junos
10 5 (2.46%) SSH
11 4 (1.97%) Broadband
11 4 (1.97%) Internet
11 4 (1.97%) DNS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 20 (9.85%) Relational Database
2 15 (7.39%) SQL Server
3 3 (1.48%) Oracle Database
4 2 (0.99%) MySQL
4 2 (0.99%) SAP BW
4 2 (0.99%) DB2
4 2 (0.99%) OLAP
4 2 (0.99%) Oracle Reports
4 2 (0.99%) Spotfire
4 2 (0.99%) Oracle OLAP
5 1 (0.49%) Oracle Database 11g
5 1 (0.49%) Oracle BI EE
5 1 (0.49%) SQL Server 2012
5 1 (0.49%) Oracle Database 12c
5 1 (0.49%) Data Warehouse
5 1 (0.49%) Oracle Discoverer
5 1 (0.49%) BusinessObjects
5 1 (0.49%) InterSystems Cache
Development Applications
1 4 (1.97%) Visual Studio
2 2 (0.99%) Oracle Forms
3 1 (0.49%) ProC
3 1 (0.49%) Oracle APEX
General
1 57 (28.08%) Finance
2 11 (5.42%) Telecoms
3 7 (3.45%) Retail
4 5 (2.46%) Legal
4 5 (2.46%) Pharmaceutical
5 3 (1.48%) Law
5 3 (1.48%) Banking
6 2 (0.99%) Manufacturing
6 2 (0.99%) Electronics
6 2 (0.99%) Billing
6 2 (0.99%) Marketing
7 1 (0.49%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 35 (17.24%) Consultant
1 35 (17.24%) Analyst
2 33 (16.26%) Security Analyst
3 28 (13.79%) Architect
4 25 (12.32%) Security Consultant
4 25 (12.32%) Senior Analyst
4 25 (12.32%) Senior Security Analyst
5 15 (7.39%) IT Consultant
5 15 (7.39%) Service Manager
6 14 (6.90%) Enterprise Architect
6 14 (6.90%) Security Manager
6 14 (6.90%) Security Architect
7 13 (6.40%) Information Manager
7 13 (6.40%) Information Security Manager
8 12 (5.91%) IT Services Manager
9 11 (5.42%) Security Engineer
10 10 (4.93%) Enterprise Security Architect
10 10 (4.93%) Infrastructure Manager
11 8 (3.94%) IT Risk Consultant
11 8 (3.94%) Risk Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (4.43%) Middleware
2 5 (2.46%) .NET
3 2 (0.99%) Oracle Fusion
3 2 (0.99%) SailPoint
3 2 (0.99%) JSP
4 1 (0.49%) J2EE
4 1 (0.49%) OC4J
Miscellaneous
1 40 (19.70%) Management Information System
2 23 (11.33%) Computer Science
3 19 (9.36%) PKI
4 13 (6.40%) Analytical Skills
5 8 (3.94%) Algorithms
5 8 (3.94%) Cryptography
6 4 (1.97%) Smartphone
6 4 (1.97%) Data Protection Act
6 4 (1.97%) CESG
6 4 (1.97%) CESG CLAS
7 3 (1.48%) FMCG
8 2 (0.99%) Visualisation
8 2 (0.99%) Enterprise Software
8 2 (0.99%) DTV
8 2 (0.99%) GIS
8 2 (0.99%) Mathematics
9 1 (0.49%) Web 2.0
Operating Systems
1 42 (20.69%) Windows
2 41 (20.20%) Linux
3 12 (5.91%) UNIX
4 11 (5.42%) AIX
5 7 (3.45%) Solaris
6 5 (2.46%) VMS
7 2 (0.99%) Mac OS X
7 2 (0.99%) Apple iOS
8 1 (0.49%) Oracle Linux
8 1 (0.49%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 153 (75.37%) ITIL
2 86 (42.36%) Information Security
3 50 (24.63%) Stakeholder Management
3 50 (24.63%) PRINCE2
4 44 (21.67%) Security Management
5 36 (17.73%) Risk Management
6 30 (14.78%) TOGAF
7 29 (14.29%) Vulnerability Assessment
8 25 (12.32%) PRINCE
9 24 (11.82%) Change Management
10 22 (10.84%) Penetration Testing
10 22 (10.84%) Vulnerability Management
11 21 (10.34%) Security Testing
12 20 (9.85%) Incident Management
12 20 (9.85%) Information Security Management
13 19 (9.36%) Project Management
13 19 (9.36%) Enterprise Architecture
14 18 (8.87%) Service Delivery
15 17 (8.37%) Security Architecture
16 15 (7.39%) Data Protection
Programming Languages
1 17 (8.37%) SQL
2 4 (1.97%) PowerShell
2 4 (1.97%) C#
2 4 (1.97%) Java
3 2 (0.99%) PL/SQL
4 1 (0.49%) C
4 1 (0.49%) Perl
4 1 (0.49%) Uniface
Qualifications
1 71 (34.98%) CISSP
2 65 (32.02%) CISA
3 64 (31.53%) CISM
4 47 (23.15%) Degree
5 23 (11.33%) PCI QSA
6 9 (4.43%) GIAC
7 6 (2.96%) Security Cleared
7 6 (2.96%) CRISC
7 6 (2.96%) ISACA
8 5 (2.46%) GCIA
8 5 (2.46%) GCIH
8 5 (2.46%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
8 5 (2.46%) CCNA
8 5 (2.46%) Cisco Certification
9 4 (1.97%) Microsoft Certification
9 4 (1.97%) MCP
9 4 (1.97%) MCSE
9 4 (1.97%) MCSA
9 4 (1.97%) CCIE
9 4 (1.97%) CCDP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 87 (42.86%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 53 (26.11%) PCI DSS
3 36 (17.73%) COSO
4 35 (17.24%) Sarbanes-Oxley
5 30 (14.78%) ISO/IEC 17799
6 5 (2.46%) SLA
7 2 (0.99%) GAMP
7 2 (0.99%) GxP
7 2 (0.99%) Data Quality
7 2 (0.99%) JSP 440
8 1 (0.49%) QA
System Software
1 13 (6.40%) VMware Infrastructure
2 7 (3.45%) Active Directory
3 5 (2.46%) Hyper-V
4 1 (0.49%) vSphere
4 1 (0.49%) Oracle RMAN
4 1 (0.49%) Oracle RAC
Systems Management
1 4 (1.97%) Backup Exec
1 4 (1.97%) McAfee ePO
2 1 (0.49%) Tivoli
2 1 (0.49%) CA SiteMinder
2 1 (0.49%) SCCM
2 1 (0.49%) SCOM
2 1 (0.49%) Data Guard
Vendors
1 26 (12.81%) Cisco
2 22 (10.84%) VMware
3 21 (10.34%) Microsoft
4 12 (5.91%) Juniper
4 12 (5.91%) F5
5 10 (4.93%) Oracle
5 10 (4.93%) SAP
6 6 (2.96%) CheckPoint
6 6 (2.96%) Brocade
7 5 (2.46%) Symantec
8 4 (1.97%) Tripwire
8 4 (1.97%) McAfee
8 4 (1.97%) Varonis
8 4 (1.97%) CA
9 3 (1.48%) Citrix
9 3 (1.48%) NetIQ
9 3 (1.48%) Siebel
10 2 (0.99%) IBM
10 2 (0.99%) Red Hat
10 2 (0.99%) JD Edwards
Banbury, Oxfordshire
Serco Group PLC
Salary: £70000 - £85000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Milton Keynes
Claremont Consulting Limited
Salary: £65000 - £75000 per annum
Posted: 10 days ago
Portsmouth, Hampshire
Nakama
Salary: From £50,000 to £60,000 per annum
Posted: 11 days ago