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

Location
3 months to
31 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Control Objectives for Information and related Technology (COBIT)
Rank 382 391 391
Rank change year-on-year
+9 0
Permanent jobs citing COBIT 58 57 56
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 0.27% 0.25% 0.25%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 2.45% 2.49% 2.45%
Number of salaries quoted 49 44 40
Average salary £70,000 £60,000 £67,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+16.66% -11.11%
90% offered a salary of more than £57,000 £42,500 £46,000
10% offered a salary of more than £90,000 £82,500 £90,000
UK excluding London average salary £60,000 £55,000 £51,500
% change year-on-year
+9.09% +6.79%
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
2369 2291 2290
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 11.17% 10.06% 10.36%
Number of salaries quoted 1887 1750 1840
Average salary £45,000 £42,500 £43,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.88% -2.29%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,000 £25,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £67,500 £65,000 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -

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 31 March 2015.

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 31 March 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
(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 -10 15 £90,000 +52.54% 1
Hampshire -9 13 £60,000 +7.14%
Buckinghamshire +9 12 £70,000 +21.73%
Surrey +6 11 £80,500 +37.60% 2
Kent +20 4 £70,000 +55.55%
Oxfordshire +7 3 £55,000 -21.42%
COBIT
England

COBIT
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 31 March 2015, 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 90 (78.95%) ITIL
2 42 (36.84%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 36 (31.58%) TOGAF
4 32 (28.07%) Finance
5 30 (26.32%) CISSP
6 28 (24.56%) Project Management
7 26 (22.81%) CISA
7 26 (22.81%) CISM
8 25 (21.93%) Linux
8 25 (21.93%) Information Security
9 24 (21.05%) Windows
10 23 (20.18%) SOA
10 23 (20.18%) Enterprise Architecture
11 22 (19.30%) PRINCE2
12 21 (18.42%) Microsoft
13 20 (17.54%) Oracle
14 19 (16.67%) Network Security
14 19 (16.67%) Relational Database
15 18 (15.79%) Penetration Testing
15 18 (15.79%) Sarbanes-Oxley
16 16 (14.04%) Disaster Recovery
16 16 (14.04%) Retail
17 15 (13.16%) Agile Software Development
17 15 (13.16%) PCI DSS
17 15 (13.16%) Service Delivery
17 15 (13.16%) MS Excel
17 15 (13.16%) LAN
17 15 (13.16%) WAN
18 13 (11.40%) Management Information System
18 13 (11.40%) ISO/IEC 17799

COBIT
Top Related IT Skills in the South East by Category

For the 6 months to 31 March 2015, 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 9 (7.89%) IIS
2 7 (6.14%) SharePoint
3 3 (2.63%) WebSphere
4 2 (1.75%) Oracle Coherence
4 2 (1.75%) JBoss
4 2 (1.75%) SAS
5 1 (0.88%) Oracle HTTP Server
5 1 (0.88%) WebLogic Portal
5 1 (0.88%) Tomcat
5 1 (0.88%) WebLogic
Applications
1 15 (13.16%) MS Excel
2 7 (6.14%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 2 (1.75%) Oracle ERP
1 2 (1.75%) Oracle EBS R12
2 1 (0.88%) Oracle EBS
2 1 (0.88%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 1 (0.88%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 8 (7.02%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 19 (16.67%) Network Security
2 15 (13.16%) LAN
2 15 (13.16%) WAN
3 10 (8.77%) SAN
4 9 (7.89%) Firewall
5 8 (7.02%) TCP/IP
5 8 (7.02%) VPN
5 8 (7.02%) DNS
6 7 (6.14%) DHCP
6 7 (6.14%) NAS
7 5 (4.39%) LDAP
7 5 (4.39%) X.509
8 4 (3.51%) Wireless
9 3 (2.63%) Intrusion Detection
10 1 (0.88%) WAAS
10 1 (0.88%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 19 (16.67%) Relational Database
2 11 (9.65%) SQL Server
3 10 (8.77%) Oracle Database
4 8 (7.02%) Oracle Database 11g
5 7 (6.14%) Oracle Database 10g
6 3 (2.63%) DB2
6 3 (2.63%) MySQL
7 2 (1.75%) Big Data
7 2 (1.75%) OLAP
7 2 (1.75%) BusinessObjects
7 2 (1.75%) Spotfire
7 2 (1.75%) Oracle OLAP
8 1 (0.88%) InterSystems Cache
8 1 (0.88%) Oracle Reports
8 1 (0.88%) Data Warehouse
8 1 (0.88%) SQL Server 2012
8 1 (0.88%) Oracle Database 12c
8 1 (0.88%) Oracle BI EE
8 1 (0.88%) Hadoop
Development Applications
1 5 (4.39%) Visual Studio
2 1 (0.88%) Oracle Forms
2 1 (0.88%) ProC
General
1 32 (28.07%) Finance
2 16 (14.04%) Retail
3 8 (7.02%) Pharmaceutical
3 8 (7.02%) Banking
4 7 (6.14%) Legal
4 7 (6.14%) Billing
5 5 (4.39%) Local Government
6 3 (2.63%) Law
7 1 (0.88%) Electronics
7 1 (0.88%) Telecoms
7 1 (0.88%) Marketing
7 1 (0.88%) Spanish Language
7 1 (0.88%) Manufacturing
7 1 (0.88%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 39 (34.21%) Architect
2 17 (14.91%) Consultant
3 14 (12.28%) Security Consultant
4 13 (11.40%) Solutions Architect
5 12 (10.53%) Analyst
5 12 (10.53%) Senior Analyst
5 12 (10.53%) Security Analyst
5 12 (10.53%) Enterprise Architect
5 12 (10.53%) Senior Security Analyst
6 9 (7.89%) Principal Architect
7 8 (7.02%) Security Architect
8 7 (6.14%) Technical Architect
8 7 (6.14%) Head of IT
9 6 (5.26%) Head of Service Delivery
10 5 (4.39%) Network Architect
10 5 (4.39%) Principal Solutions Architect
11 4 (3.51%) Service Assurance Manager
11 4 (3.51%) Principal Enterprise Architect
11 4 (3.51%) Vendor Manager
11 4 (3.51%) Software Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (6.14%) Software Packaging
2 6 (5.26%) .NET
3 3 (2.63%) Middleware
4 2 (1.75%) JSP
5 1 (0.88%) J2EE
5 1 (0.88%) OC4J
5 1 (0.88%) SailPoint
Miscellaneous
1 13 (11.40%) Management Information System
2 10 (8.77%) PKI
3 8 (7.02%) Computer Science
3 8 (7.02%) Analytical Skills
4 7 (6.14%) Clustering
4 7 (6.14%) N-Tier
5 6 (5.26%) Cryptography
5 6 (5.26%) Public Cloud
6 5 (4.39%) CESG
6 5 (4.39%) Algorithms
6 5 (4.39%) Open Source
7 4 (3.51%) CESG CLAS
8 2 (1.75%) GIS
8 2 (1.75%) FMCG
8 2 (1.75%) Visualisation
8 2 (1.75%) Web 2.0
8 2 (1.75%) Mathematics
9 1 (0.88%) FlexPod
9 1 (0.88%) Performance Metrics
9 1 (0.88%) DTV
Operating Systems
1 25 (21.93%) Linux
2 24 (21.05%) Windows
3 9 (7.89%) UNIX
4 8 (7.02%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 7 (6.14%) Windows Server 2003
5 7 (6.14%) Windows Server 2008
6 5 (4.39%) AIX
7 1 (0.88%) Oracle Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 90 (78.95%) ITIL
2 36 (31.58%) TOGAF
3 28 (24.56%) Project Management
4 25 (21.93%) Information Security
5 23 (20.18%) SOA
5 23 (20.18%) Enterprise Architecture
6 22 (19.30%) PRINCE2
7 18 (15.79%) Penetration Testing
8 16 (14.04%) Disaster Recovery
9 15 (13.16%) Service Delivery
9 15 (13.16%) Agile Software Development
10 13 (11.40%) Migration
10 13 (11.40%) Stakeholder Management
10 13 (11.40%) Vulnerability Management
10 13 (11.40%) SABSA
11 12 (10.53%) Business Continuity
11 12 (10.53%) UML
11 12 (10.53%) Zachman Framework
12 11 (9.65%) Vulnerability Assessment
12 11 (9.65%) Load Balancing
Programming Languages
1 11 (9.65%) SQL
2 5 (4.39%) C#
2 5 (4.39%) Java
3 2 (1.75%) C
4 1 (0.88%) Uniface
4 1 (0.88%) Perl
4 1 (0.88%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 30 (26.32%) CISSP
2 26 (22.81%) CISA
2 26 (22.81%) CISM
3 12 (10.53%) PCI QSA
4 10 (8.77%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
5 8 (7.02%) MCITP
5 8 (7.02%) Security Cleared
5 8 (7.02%) Microsoft Certification
5 8 (7.02%) MCSE
6 7 (6.14%) Cisco Certification
6 7 (6.14%) VERITAS Certified Professional (VCP)
6 7 (6.14%) Degree
7 6 (5.26%) ITIL Certification
8 5 (4.39%) CCDP
9 4 (3.51%) CCDA
10 3 (2.63%) CCNA
10 3 (2.63%) CRISC
11 2 (1.75%) DV Cleared
11 2 (1.75%) GIAC
12 1 (0.88%) CEH
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 42 (36.84%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 18 (15.79%) Sarbanes-Oxley
3 15 (13.16%) PCI DSS
4 13 (11.40%) ISO/IEC 17799
5 11 (9.65%) SLA
5 11 (9.65%) COSO
6 3 (2.63%) BS7799
6 3 (2.63%) ISO 9001
7 2 (1.75%) GxP
7 2 (1.75%) GAMP
7 2 (1.75%) Data Quality
7 2 (1.75%) JSP 440
8 1 (0.88%) QA
System Software
1 10 (8.77%) Active Directory
1 10 (8.77%) VMware Infrastructure
2 9 (7.89%) Hyper-V
2 9 (7.89%) vSphere
3 7 (6.14%) vCloud
3 7 (6.14%) Veritas Cluster Server
3 7 (6.14%) Terminal Services
4 1 (0.88%) Oracle RAC
Systems Management
1 7 (6.14%) Veritas Storage Foundation
2 2 (1.75%) SCCM
2 2 (1.75%) SCOM
2 2 (1.75%) Tivoli
3 1 (0.88%) CA Single Sign-On
3 1 (0.88%) Backup Exec
3 1 (0.88%) Oracle RMAN
3 1 (0.88%) Data Guard
Vendors
1 21 (18.42%) Microsoft
2 20 (17.54%) Oracle
3 11 (9.65%) HP
4 10 (8.77%) Red Hat
4 10 (8.77%) VMware
5 8 (7.02%) Cisco
6 7 (6.14%) Juniper
6 7 (6.14%) Veritas
7 6 (5.26%) SAP
8 3 (2.63%) IBM
8 3 (2.63%) NetIQ
8 3 (2.63%) Tripwire
9 2 (1.75%) ServiceNow
9 2 (1.75%) Citrix
9 2 (1.75%) Business Objects
10 1 (0.88%) PeopleSoft
10 1 (0.88%) Siebel
10 1 (0.88%) Compuware
10 1 (0.88%) CA
10 1 (0.88%) Hyperion
Surrey
Ampersand Consulting
Salary: £77000 - £85000 per annum + Bonus and Benefits
Posted: 12 hours ago
Berkshire
EXCELerate
Salary: £60k base with an £80k OTE Plus Car Allowance, Health, Pension
Posted: 6 days ago
Redhill, Surrey
Fintrax
Salary: Pension, Healthcare, Life cover, Holidays
Posted: 11 days ago