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 23 October 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
23 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Control Objectives for Information and related Technology (COBIT)
Rank 326 350 357
Rank change year-on-year
+24 +7
Permanent jobs citing COBIT 124 84 88
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 0.57% 0.39% 0.39%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 4.81% 3.72% 3.30%
Number of salaries quoted 108 59 74
Average salary £60,000 £62,500 £50,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-4.00% +25.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £43,500 £51,350 £35,750
10% offered a salary of more than £80,750 £90,000 £90,000
UK excluding London average salary £60,000 £55,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year
+9.09% +10.00%
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
2579 2258 2666
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 11.77% 10.61% 11.95%
Number of salaries quoted 1981 1780 2222
Average salary £41,500 £44,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-5.68% +3.52%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £25,000 £28,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £60,000 £67,500
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 23 October 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 23 October 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
(Use links below to see detailed
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 +24 54 £67,000 -16.25% 4
Hampshire +11 41 £60,000 -7.69% 2
Surrey -9 14 £55,000 +6.79%
Kent - 8 £61,250 -
Buckinghamshire +1 4 £50,000 -9.09% 1
East Sussex - 3 £82,500 -
COBIT
England

COBIT
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 23 October 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.

1 159 (77.18%) ITIL
2 98 (47.57%) Information Security
3 91 (44.17%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 82 (39.81%) CISSP
5 78 (37.86%) CISA
5 78 (37.86%) CISM
6 58 (28.16%) Stakeholder Management
7 57 (27.67%) PCI DSS
8 53 (25.73%) PRINCE2
9 52 (25.24%) Finance
9 52 (25.24%) Degree
10 48 (23.30%) Security Management
11 45 (21.84%) Management Information System
11 45 (21.84%) Windows
12 44 (21.36%) Linux
13 39 (18.93%) Risk Management
14 37 (17.96%) Sarbanes-Oxley
15 35 (16.99%) ISO/IEC 17799
16 34 (16.50%) COSO
17 33 (16.02%) Firewall
18 32 (15.53%) Vulnerability Assessment
19 30 (14.56%) PCI QSA
19 30 (14.56%) VMware
20 27 (13.11%) Cisco
20 27 (13.11%) Penetration Testing
21 26 (12.62%) Network Security
21 26 (12.62%) Computer Science
22 25 (12.14%) TOGAF
23 24 (11.65%) Incident Management
23 24 (11.65%) VPN

COBIT
Top Related IT Skills in the South East by Category

For the 6 months to 23 October 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 8 (3.88%) SharePoint
2 3 (1.46%) IIS
3 1 (0.49%) Oracle Workflow
Applications
1 22 (10.68%) MS Excel
2 5 (2.43%) MS Visio
3 4 (1.94%) MS Project
4 3 (1.46%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 2 (0.97%) SAP HR
1 2 (0.97%) SAP HCM
1 2 (0.97%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 1 (0.49%) Oracle iRecruitment
2 1 (0.49%) Oracle EBS R12
2 1 (0.49%) Oracle 11i
2 1 (0.49%) Oracle EBS
2 1 (0.49%) Oracle HRMS
2 1 (0.49%) Oracle ERP
2 1 (0.49%) Oracle Applications
Cloud Services
1 2 (0.97%) SuccessFactors
2 1 (0.49%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 33 (16.02%) Firewall
2 26 (12.62%) Network Security
3 24 (11.65%) VPN
4 16 (7.77%) LAN
4 16 (7.77%) WAN
5 15 (7.28%) TCP/IP
6 11 (5.34%) SSL
7 10 (4.85%) SAN
8 7 (3.40%) Intrusion Detection
9 6 (2.91%) X.509
9 6 (2.91%) NetScreen
9 6 (2.91%) HTTP
9 6 (2.91%) LDAP
9 6 (2.91%) Cisco ASA
9 6 (2.91%) Junos
9 6 (2.91%) IP Telephony
10 5 (2.43%) SSH
10 5 (2.43%) DNS
11 4 (1.94%) Internet
11 4 (1.94%) Broadband
Database & Business Intelligence
1 13 (6.31%) SQL Server
2 11 (5.34%) Relational Database
3 2 (0.97%) SAP BW
4 1 (0.49%) Oracle Database
4 1 (0.49%) Oracle Database 11g
4 1 (0.49%) Oracle Reports
4 1 (0.49%) Oracle Database 10g
4 1 (0.49%) Oracle Discoverer
Development Applications
1 1 (0.49%) Oracle APEX
1 1 (0.49%) Oracle Forms
General
1 52 (25.24%) Finance
2 14 (6.80%) Telecoms
3 6 (2.91%) Legal
4 5 (2.43%) Retail
5 3 (1.46%) Pharmaceutical
6 2 (0.97%) Law
6 2 (0.97%) Manufacturing
6 2 (0.97%) Electronics
6 2 (0.97%) Marketing
6 2 (0.97%) Banking
6 2 (0.97%) Billing
7 1 (0.49%) Publishing
7 1 (0.49%) Aerospace
Job Titles
1 43 (20.87%) Analyst
2 41 (19.90%) Security Analyst
3 38 (18.45%) Consultant
4 30 (14.56%) Senior Security Analyst
4 30 (14.56%) Senior Analyst
5 29 (14.08%) Security Consultant
6 24 (11.65%) Architect
7 23 (11.17%) IT Consultant
8 16 (7.77%) Service Manager
9 15 (7.28%) Security Manager
9 15 (7.28%) IT Security Consultant
10 13 (6.31%) IT Services Manager
11 12 (5.83%) Information Security Manager
11 12 (5.83%) Information Manager
12 11 (5.34%) Security Engineer
12 11 (5.34%) Senior Security Consultant
12 11 (5.34%) Senior Consultant
13 10 (4.85%) Infrastructure Manager
13 10 (4.85%) Security Architect
14 8 (3.88%) Enterprise Security Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (3.40%) Middleware
2 2 (0.97%) Oracle Fusion
3 1 (0.49%) SailPoint
3 1 (0.49%) Software Packaging
Miscellaneous
1 45 (21.84%) Management Information System
2 26 (12.62%) Computer Science
3 14 (6.80%) PKI
4 12 (5.83%) Analytical Skills
5 6 (2.91%) Cryptography
5 6 (2.91%) Algorithms
6 4 (1.94%) Smartphone
6 4 (1.94%) Data Protection Act
7 3 (1.46%) FMCG
8 2 (0.97%) DTV
8 2 (0.97%) Enterprise Software
9 1 (0.49%) Life Science
9 1 (0.49%) N-Tier
Operating Systems
1 45 (21.84%) Windows
2 44 (21.36%) Linux
3 9 (4.37%) AIX
3 9 (4.37%) UNIX
4 7 (3.40%) Solaris
5 5 (2.43%) VMS
6 2 (0.97%) Mac OS X
6 2 (0.97%) Apple iOS
7 1 (0.49%) Windows Server 2008
7 1 (0.49%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 1 (0.49%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 159 (77.18%) ITIL
2 98 (47.57%) Information Security
3 58 (28.16%) Stakeholder Management
4 53 (25.73%) PRINCE2
5 48 (23.30%) Security Management
6 39 (18.93%) Risk Management
7 32 (15.53%) Vulnerability Assessment
8 27 (13.11%) Penetration Testing
9 25 (12.14%) TOGAF
10 24 (11.65%) Incident Management
10 24 (11.65%) PRINCE
10 24 (11.65%) Information Security Management
11 23 (11.17%) Security Testing
12 21 (10.19%) Change Management
13 18 (8.74%) Vulnerability Management
14 16 (7.77%) Project Management
15 14 (6.80%) Enterprise Architecture
15 14 (6.80%) Data Protection
15 14 (6.80%) Security Architecture
15 14 (6.80%) Database Security
Programming Languages
1 16 (7.77%) SQL
2 5 (2.43%) PowerShell
3 1 (0.49%) VBScript
3 1 (0.49%) C
3 1 (0.49%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 82 (39.81%) CISSP
2 78 (37.86%) CISA
2 78 (37.86%) CISM
3 52 (25.24%) Degree
4 30 (14.56%) PCI QSA
5 10 (4.85%) Security Cleared
6 7 (3.40%) GIAC
7 6 (2.91%) ISACA
8 5 (2.43%) GCIA
8 5 (2.43%) GCIH
8 5 (2.43%) MCITP
8 5 (2.43%) SC Cleared
8 5 (2.43%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
8 5 (2.43%) MCSE
8 5 (2.43%) Microsoft Certification
9 4 (1.94%) CCIE
9 4 (1.94%) CCNA
9 4 (1.94%) CCDP
9 4 (1.94%) Cisco Certification
9 4 (1.94%) MCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 91 (44.17%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 57 (27.67%) PCI DSS
3 37 (17.96%) Sarbanes-Oxley
4 35 (16.99%) ISO/IEC 17799
5 34 (16.50%) COSO
6 4 (1.94%) SLA
7 1 (0.49%) QA
7 1 (0.49%) ISO 9000
System Software
1 20 (9.71%) VMware Infrastructure
2 11 (5.34%) Hyper-V
3 7 (3.40%) Active Directory
4 1 (0.49%) Veritas Cluster Server
Systems Management
1 5 (2.43%) McAfee ePO
2 4 (1.94%) Backup Exec
3 1 (0.49%) Veritas Storage Foundation
Vendors
1 30 (14.56%) VMware
2 27 (13.11%) Cisco
3 21 (10.19%) Microsoft
4 13 (6.31%) Juniper
5 12 (5.83%) F5
6 8 (3.88%) SAP
7 7 (3.40%) CA
8 6 (2.91%) Symantec
8 6 (2.91%) McAfee
8 6 (2.91%) CheckPoint
8 6 (2.91%) Brocade
9 5 (2.43%) Varonis
9 5 (2.43%) Oracle
10 3 (1.46%) Tripwire
10 3 (1.46%) JD Edwards
11 2 (0.97%) NetIQ
11 2 (0.97%) Citrix
11 2 (0.97%) Siebel
12 1 (0.49%) i-GRasp
12 1 (0.49%) Veritas
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