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 15 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
15 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Control Objectives for Information and related Technology (COBIT)
Rank 310 353 365
Rank change year-on-year
+43 +12
Permanent jobs citing COBIT 143 76 73
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 0.65% 0.36% 0.32%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 5.45% 3.30% 2.63%
Number of salaries quoted 112 53 60
Average salary £60,000 £62,500 £47,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-4.00% +31.57%
90% offered a salary of more than £40,000 £51,500 £37,500
10% offered a salary of more than £80,000 £87,000 £95,000
UK excluding London average salary £58,000 £55,000 £47,500
% change year-on-year
+5.45% +15.78%
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
2625 2302 2772
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 11.92% 10.96% 12.12%
Number of salaries quoted 1983 1783 2346
Average salary £41,000 £42,500 £44,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-3.52% -4.49%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £25,000 £28,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £60,000 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £41,000
% change year-on-year
- -2.43%

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 15 September 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 15 September 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 +31 69 £67,000 -5.96% 1
Hampshire +36 56 £58,000 -10.76% 2
Kent - 8 £62,500 -
Surrey -7 4 £72,500 +38.75% 2
East Sussex - 4 £76,250 -
Buckinghamshire -5 1 £52,500 -4.54% 2
Middlesex - 1 - -
COBIT
England

COBIT
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 15 September 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.

1 151 (78.65%) ITIL
2 86 (44.79%) Information Security
3 83 (43.23%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 73 (38.02%) CISSP
4 73 (38.02%) CISA
5 69 (35.94%) CISM
6 62 (32.29%) Stakeholder Management
7 53 (27.60%) Finance
8 50 (26.04%) PRINCE2
8 50 (26.04%) PCI DSS
9 46 (23.96%) Degree
10 44 (22.92%) Security Management
11 42 (21.88%) Risk Management
11 42 (21.88%) Windows
11 42 (21.88%) Linux
12 41 (21.35%) Management Information System
13 37 (19.27%) Sarbanes-Oxley
14 31 (16.15%) VMware
14 31 (16.15%) ISO/IEC 17799
15 30 (15.63%) PCI QSA
16 29 (15.10%) Vulnerability Assessment
17 28 (14.58%) COSO
17 28 (14.58%) Firewall
18 27 (14.06%) TOGAF
19 26 (13.54%) Penetration Testing
20 25 (13.02%) Network Security
21 23 (11.98%) Cisco
21 23 (11.98%) Microsoft
22 22 (11.46%) VPN
22 22 (11.46%) VMware Infrastructure

COBIT
Top Related IT Skills in the South East by Category

For the 6 months to 15 September 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 12 (6.25%) SharePoint
2 3 (1.56%) IIS
3 2 (1.04%) Tomcat
3 2 (1.04%) SAS
3 2 (1.04%) WebSphere
4 1 (0.52%) Oracle Workflow
Applications
1 21 (10.94%) MS Excel
2 5 (2.60%) MS Visio
3 4 (2.08%) MS Project
4 3 (1.56%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 2 (1.04%) SAP Oil and Gas
1 2 (1.04%) Remedy ITSM
2 1 (0.52%) Oracle EBS R12
2 1 (0.52%) Oracle 11i
2 1 (0.52%) Oracle EBS
2 1 (0.52%) Oracle HRMS
2 1 (0.52%) Oracle ERP
2 1 (0.52%) Oracle Applications
2 1 (0.52%) Oracle iRecruitment
Cloud Services
1 1 (0.52%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 28 (14.58%) Firewall
2 25 (13.02%) Network Security
3 22 (11.46%) VPN
4 15 (7.81%) LAN
4 15 (7.81%) WAN
5 13 (6.77%) TCP/IP
6 10 (5.21%) SSL
7 7 (3.65%) SAN
8 6 (3.13%) HTTP
9 5 (2.60%) IP Telephony
9 5 (2.60%) SSH
9 5 (2.60%) Intrusion Detection
9 5 (2.60%) Cisco ASA
9 5 (2.60%) NetScreen
9 5 (2.60%) Junos
10 4 (2.08%) Internet
10 4 (2.08%) DNS
10 4 (2.08%) Broadband
11 3 (1.56%) MPLS
11 3 (1.56%) OSPF
Database & Business Intelligence
1 14 (7.29%) SQL Server
2 11 (5.73%) Relational Database
3 2 (1.04%) MySQL
3 2 (1.04%) BusinessObjects
3 2 (1.04%) DB2
4 1 (0.52%) Oracle Reports
4 1 (0.52%) Oracle Discoverer
4 1 (0.52%) Oracle Database 10g
4 1 (0.52%) Oracle Database 11g
4 1 (0.52%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 1 (0.52%) Oracle Forms
1 1 (0.52%) Oracle APEX
General
1 53 (27.60%) Finance
2 15 (7.81%) Telecoms
3 6 (3.13%) Legal
4 5 (2.60%) Retail
5 2 (1.04%) Billing
5 2 (1.04%) Marketing
5 2 (1.04%) Manufacturing
5 2 (1.04%) Banking
5 2 (1.04%) Electronics
6 1 (0.52%) Pharmaceutical
6 1 (0.52%) Aerospace
6 1 (0.52%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 42 (21.88%) Analyst
1 42 (21.88%) Consultant
2 34 (17.71%) Security Analyst
3 28 (14.58%) Security Consultant
3 28 (14.58%) Architect
4 24 (12.50%) Senior Analyst
4 24 (12.50%) Senior Security Analyst
5 23 (11.98%) IT Consultant
6 15 (7.81%) Service Manager
6 15 (7.81%) IT Security Consultant
7 13 (6.77%) Security Manager
7 13 (6.77%) IT Services Manager
8 11 (5.73%) Senior Security Consultant
8 11 (5.73%) Senior Consultant
9 10 (5.21%) Information Manager
9 10 (5.21%) Information Security Manager
10 9 (4.69%) Security Engineer
11 8 (4.17%) IT Risk Consultant
11 8 (4.17%) Risk Consultant
12 7 (3.65%) Enterprise Security Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (3.65%) Middleware
2 2 (1.04%) Oracle Fusion
2 2 (1.04%) .NET
3 1 (0.52%) SailPoint
3 1 (0.52%) Software Packaging
Miscellaneous
1 41 (21.35%) Management Information System
2 22 (11.46%) Computer Science
3 12 (6.25%) Analytical Skills
4 8 (4.17%) PKI
5 4 (2.08%) Smartphone
5 4 (2.08%) Data Protection Act
6 3 (1.56%) FMCG
7 2 (1.04%) Enterprise Software
7 2 (1.04%) Cryptography
7 2 (1.04%) DTV
8 1 (0.52%) N-Tier
8 1 (0.52%) Life Science
Operating Systems
1 42 (21.88%) Linux
1 42 (21.88%) Windows
2 7 (3.65%) AIX
2 7 (3.65%) Solaris
2 7 (3.65%) UNIX
3 4 (2.08%) VMS
4 2 (1.04%) Mac OS X
4 2 (1.04%) Apple iOS
5 1 (0.52%) Windows Server 2003
5 1 (0.52%) Windows Server 2008
5 1 (0.52%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 151 (78.65%) ITIL
2 86 (44.79%) Information Security
3 62 (32.29%) Stakeholder Management
4 50 (26.04%) PRINCE2
5 44 (22.92%) Security Management
6 42 (21.88%) Risk Management
7 29 (15.10%) Vulnerability Assessment
8 27 (14.06%) TOGAF
9 26 (13.54%) Penetration Testing
10 22 (11.46%) Incident Management
11 21 (10.94%) Security Testing
11 21 (10.94%) Information Security Management
12 18 (9.38%) PRINCE
13 17 (8.85%) Change Management
13 17 (8.85%) Vulnerability Management
14 16 (8.33%) Project Management
15 14 (7.29%) Business Continuity
15 14 (7.29%) Database Security
15 14 (7.29%) Data Protection
15 14 (7.29%) Enterprise Architecture
Programming Languages
1 16 (8.33%) SQL
2 5 (2.60%) PowerShell
3 2 (1.04%) Java
4 1 (0.52%) PL/SQL
4 1 (0.52%) VBScript
4 1 (0.52%) C
Qualifications
1 73 (38.02%) CISSP
1 73 (38.02%) CISA
2 69 (35.94%) CISM
3 46 (23.96%) Degree
4 30 (15.63%) PCI QSA
5 14 (7.29%) Security Cleared
6 9 (4.69%) SC Cleared
7 6 (3.13%) ISACA
7 6 (3.13%) GIAC
8 5 (2.60%) GCIA
8 5 (2.60%) GCIH
9 3 (1.56%) Microsoft Certification
9 3 (1.56%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
9 3 (1.56%) MCITP
9 3 (1.56%) IRCA
9 3 (1.56%) MCSE
9 3 (1.56%) CGEIT
9 3 (1.56%) CRISC
10 2 (1.04%) MCP
10 2 (1.04%) MCSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 83 (43.23%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 50 (26.04%) PCI DSS
3 37 (19.27%) Sarbanes-Oxley
4 31 (16.15%) ISO/IEC 17799
5 28 (14.58%) COSO
6 3 (1.56%) SLA
7 1 (0.52%) ISO 9000
7 1 (0.52%) QA
System Software
1 22 (11.46%) VMware Infrastructure
2 15 (7.81%) Hyper-V
3 5 (2.60%) Active Directory
4 1 (0.52%) Veritas Cluster Server
Systems Management
1 5 (2.60%) McAfee ePO
2 2 (1.04%) Backup Exec
3 1 (0.52%) Veritas Storage Foundation
Vendors
1 31 (16.15%) VMware
2 23 (11.98%) Cisco
2 23 (11.98%) Microsoft
3 13 (6.77%) CA
4 12 (6.25%) Juniper
5 11 (5.73%) F5
6 8 (4.17%) SAP
7 7 (3.65%) Oracle
7 7 (3.65%) McAfee
8 6 (3.13%) Brocade
8 6 (3.13%) Symantec
9 5 (2.60%) Varonis
9 5 (2.60%) CheckPoint
10 4 (2.08%) Siebel
11 3 (1.56%) HP
11 3 (1.56%) JD Edwards
12 2 (1.04%) BMC
12 2 (1.04%) Hyperion
12 2 (1.04%) Citrix
12 2 (1.04%) IBM
Milton Keynes, Buckinghamshire
Network Rail
Salary: From £80,000 to £99,000 per annum
Posted: 18 hours ago
Milton Keynes, Buckinghamshire, South East
Network Rail
Salary: £99,000
Posted: 3 days ago
Chertsey, Surrey
Rushworths
Salary: Competitive base + bonus, car/ car allowance & benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Havant, Hampshire
Advanced Resource Managers
Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
Newbury, Berkshire
Spencer Rose
Salary: From £70,000 to £75,000 per annum generous car allowance bonus scheme
Posted: 6 days ago
Hook, or Manchester
Networkers Plc
Salary: Up to UKP 50000 per year
Posted: 20 days ago
Chertsey, Surrey
Rushworths Associates
Salary: Competitive base + bonus, car / car allowance & benefits
Posted: 24 days ago