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

Location
3 months to
30 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Control Objectives for Information and related Technology (COBIT)
Rank 380 347 371
Rank change year-on-year
-33 +24
Permanent jobs citing COBIT 55 63 70
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 0.27% 0.32% 0.32%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 2.56% 3.25% 2.91%
Number of salaries quoted 36 47 60
Average salary £70,000 £57,500 £50,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+21.73% +15.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £43,750 £39,400
10% offered a salary of more than £80,000 £82,500 £76,500
UK excluding London average salary £59,500 £51,177 £47,500
% change year-on-year
+16.26% +7.74%
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
2149 1941 2402
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 10.36% 9.75% 10.94%
Number of salaries quoted 1635 1521 2006
Average salary £45,000 £45,000 £43,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +3.44%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,500 £25,550 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £67,500 £67,500 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,500 £40,000 £40,500
% change year-on-year
+1.25% -1.23%

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 30 January 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 30 January 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
Berkshire -22 17 £72,500 +26.08% 2
Buckinghamshire +14 14 £70,000 - 4
Surrey -8 9 £65,000 +44.44%
Hampshire -24 8 £53,750 -14.00%
Oxfordshire -2 3 £55,000 -4.34%
Kent - 3 £70,000 - 1
COBIT
England

COBIT
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 30 January 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.

1 119 (70.41%) ITIL
2 70 (41.42%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 66 (39.05%) Information Security
4 49 (28.99%) Finance
5 47 (27.81%) CISSP
6 46 (27.22%) CISA
7 45 (26.63%) CISM
8 39 (23.08%) PCI DSS
9 34 (20.12%) PRINCE2
10 32 (18.93%) Stakeholder Management
11 30 (17.75%) TOGAF
11 30 (17.75%) Sarbanes-Oxley
12 29 (17.16%) Risk Management
12 29 (17.16%) Network Security
13 28 (16.57%) Windows
13 28 (16.57%) Linux
14 27 (15.98%) Security Management
15 26 (15.38%) COSO
16 24 (14.20%) Firewall
17 23 (13.61%) Management Information System
17 23 (13.61%) Degree
18 22 (13.02%) Enterprise Architecture
19 21 (12.43%) Service Delivery
19 21 (12.43%) MS Excel
20 20 (11.83%) LAN
20 20 (11.83%) WAN
20 20 (11.83%) PRINCE
20 20 (11.83%) Relational Database
21 19 (11.24%) Vulnerability Management
22 18 (10.65%) Information Security Management

COBIT
Top Related IT Skills in the South East by Category

For the 6 months to 30 January 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 4 (2.37%) IIS
2 2 (1.18%) WebSphere
3 1 (0.59%) Oracle Workflow
3 1 (0.59%) Oracle Coherence
3 1 (0.59%) WebLogic Portal
3 1 (0.59%) WebLogic
3 1 (0.59%) JBoss
3 1 (0.59%) Tomcat
3 1 (0.59%) SAS
3 1 (0.59%) Oracle HTTP Server
Applications
1 21 (12.43%) MS Excel
2 3 (1.78%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 3 (1.78%) Oracle EBS R12
1 3 (1.78%) Oracle ERP
2 2 (1.18%) SAP HR
2 2 (1.18%) Oracle EBS
2 2 (1.18%) SAP HCM
3 1 (0.59%) Oracle HRMS
3 1 (0.59%) Oracle Applications
3 1 (0.59%) Remedy ITSM
3 1 (0.59%) Oracle iRecruitment
3 1 (0.59%) Oracle 11i
Cloud Services
1 2 (1.18%) SuccessFactors
2 1 (0.59%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 29 (17.16%) Network Security
2 24 (14.20%) Firewall
3 20 (11.83%) LAN
3 20 (11.83%) WAN
4 17 (10.06%) VPN
5 9 (5.33%) TCP/IP
6 8 (4.73%) X.509
6 8 (4.73%) SAN
6 8 (4.73%) LDAP
7 6 (3.55%) SSL
7 6 (3.55%) NetScreen
7 6 (3.55%) Cisco ASA
7 6 (3.55%) Junos
8 4 (2.37%) Broadband
8 4 (2.37%) DNS
8 4 (2.37%) Wireless
8 4 (2.37%) Internet
9 3 (1.78%) Intrusion Detection
9 3 (1.78%) IP Telephony
10 2 (1.18%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 20 (11.83%) Relational Database
2 10 (5.92%) SQL Server
3 3 (1.78%) Oracle Database
4 2 (1.18%) MySQL
4 2 (1.18%) Oracle Reports
4 2 (1.18%) DB2
4 2 (1.18%) OLAP
4 2 (1.18%) SAP BW
4 2 (1.18%) Oracle OLAP
4 2 (1.18%) Spotfire
5 1 (0.59%) Oracle Database 12c
5 1 (0.59%) Big Data
5 1 (0.59%) SQL Server 2012
5 1 (0.59%) InterSystems Cache
5 1 (0.59%) Oracle Database 11g
5 1 (0.59%) Oracle BI EE
5 1 (0.59%) Data Warehouse
5 1 (0.59%) Oracle Discoverer
5 1 (0.59%) BusinessObjects
Development Applications
1 5 (2.96%) Visual Studio
2 2 (1.18%) Oracle Forms
3 1 (0.59%) Oracle APEX
3 1 (0.59%) ProC
General
1 49 (28.99%) Finance
2 10 (5.92%) Retail
3 9 (5.33%) Pharmaceutical
4 6 (3.55%) Telecoms
5 4 (2.37%) Banking
6 3 (1.78%) Law
7 2 (1.18%) Billing
7 2 (1.18%) Legal
8 1 (0.59%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 28 (16.57%) Architect
1 28 (16.57%) Consultant
2 19 (11.24%) Security Consultant
3 18 (10.65%) Analyst
3 18 (10.65%) Security Analyst
4 14 (8.28%) Enterprise Architect
4 14 (8.28%) Security Architect
5 13 (7.69%) Senior Security Analyst
5 13 (7.69%) Senior Analyst
6 11 (6.51%) Security Manager
6 11 (6.51%) Information Security Manager
6 11 (6.51%) Information Manager
7 10 (5.92%) IT Consultant
7 10 (5.92%) Enterprise Security Architect
8 9 (5.33%) Security Engineer
8 9 (5.33%) Solutions Architect
9 8 (4.73%) IT Risk Consultant
9 8 (4.73%) Risk Consultant
10 7 (4.14%) Service Manager
10 7 (4.14%) Infrastructure Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (3.55%) .NET
2 4 (2.37%) Middleware
3 2 (1.18%) JSP
3 2 (1.18%) Oracle Fusion
4 1 (0.59%) OC4J
4 1 (0.59%) SailPoint
4 1 (0.59%) J2EE
Miscellaneous
1 23 (13.61%) Management Information System
2 14 (8.28%) PKI
3 13 (7.69%) Analytical Skills
4 11 (6.51%) Computer Science
5 8 (4.73%) Cryptography
5 8 (4.73%) Algorithms
6 4 (2.37%) Smartphone
6 4 (2.37%) Data Protection Act
6 4 (2.37%) CESG
6 4 (2.37%) CESG CLAS
7 3 (1.78%) FMCG
8 2 (1.18%) GIS
8 2 (1.18%) Mathematics
8 2 (1.18%) Enterprise Software
8 2 (1.18%) Visualisation
9 1 (0.59%) Web 2.0
Operating Systems
1 28 (16.57%) Windows
1 28 (16.57%) Linux
2 12 (7.10%) UNIX
3 6 (3.55%) AIX
4 3 (1.78%) VMS
5 2 (1.18%) Solaris
5 2 (1.18%) Mac OS X
5 2 (1.18%) Apple iOS
6 1 (0.59%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 1 (0.59%) Oracle Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 119 (70.41%) ITIL
2 66 (39.05%) Information Security
3 34 (20.12%) PRINCE2
4 32 (18.93%) Stakeholder Management
5 30 (17.75%) TOGAF
6 29 (17.16%) Risk Management
7 27 (15.98%) Security Management
8 22 (13.02%) Enterprise Architecture
9 21 (12.43%) Service Delivery
10 20 (11.83%) PRINCE
11 19 (11.24%) Vulnerability Management
12 18 (10.65%) Information Security Management
12 18 (10.65%) Project Management
13 16 (9.47%) Change Management
13 16 (9.47%) Penetration Testing
13 16 (9.47%) Security Architecture
14 15 (8.88%) Business Continuity
15 12 (7.10%) People Management
15 12 (7.10%) SABSA
15 12 (7.10%) Vulnerability Assessment
Programming Languages
1 13 (7.69%) SQL
2 5 (2.96%) C#
3 4 (2.37%) Java
4 2 (1.18%) PL/SQL
4 2 (1.18%) PowerShell
5 1 (0.59%) Uniface
5 1 (0.59%) C
5 1 (0.59%) Perl
Qualifications
1 47 (27.81%) CISSP
2 46 (27.22%) CISA
3 45 (26.63%) CISM
4 23 (13.61%) Degree
5 17 (10.06%) PCI QSA
6 9 (5.33%) Cisco Certification
7 8 (4.73%) CCDP
8 7 (4.14%) GIAC
9 6 (3.55%) ITIL Certification
9 6 (3.55%) CRISC
10 5 (2.96%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
10 5 (2.96%) CCNA
11 4 (2.37%) CCDA
11 4 (2.37%) MCSE
11 4 (2.37%) MCSA
11 4 (2.37%) MCP
11 4 (2.37%) CCIE
11 4 (2.37%) Microsoft Certification
11 4 (2.37%) MCITP
11 4 (2.37%) ISACA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 70 (41.42%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 39 (23.08%) PCI DSS
3 30 (17.75%) Sarbanes-Oxley
4 26 (15.38%) COSO
5 18 (10.65%) ISO/IEC 17799
6 11 (6.51%) SLA
7 2 (1.18%) GAMP
7 2 (1.18%) ISO 9001
7 2 (1.18%) GxP
7 2 (1.18%) BS7799
7 2 (1.18%) JSP 440
7 2 (1.18%) Data Quality
8 1 (0.59%) QA
System Software
1 9 (5.33%) VMware Infrastructure
2 7 (4.14%) Active Directory
3 1 (0.59%) vSphere
3 1 (0.59%) Hyper-V
3 1 (0.59%) Oracle RMAN
3 1 (0.59%) Oracle RAC
Systems Management
1 4 (2.37%) Backup Exec
2 2 (1.18%) McAfee ePO
3 1 (0.59%) Data Guard
3 1 (0.59%) SCCM
3 1 (0.59%) SCOM
3 1 (0.59%) Tivoli
3 1 (0.59%) CA SiteMinder
Vendors
1 17 (10.06%) Cisco
2 14 (8.28%) VMware
3 13 (7.69%) Microsoft
4 10 (5.92%) Juniper
4 10 (5.92%) Oracle
4 10 (5.92%) F5
5 8 (4.73%) SAP
6 6 (3.55%) CheckPoint
7 4 (2.37%) Brocade
7 4 (2.37%) Tripwire
8 3 (1.78%) NetIQ
8 3 (1.78%) Symantec
8 3 (1.78%) Siebel
8 3 (1.78%) Citrix
9 2 (1.18%) HP
9 2 (1.18%) IBM
9 2 (1.18%) McAfee
9 2 (1.18%) Red Hat
9 2 (1.18%) JD Edwards
9 2 (1.18%) Varonis
Slough, Berkshire
Connectus
Salary: £85000 per annum
Posted: 21 hours ago
Tunbridge Wells, Kent
1st Choice Computer Appointments Ltd
Salary: From £60,000 to £80,000 per annum plus bonus, 28dh, pension, life assu
Posted: 2 days ago
Milton Keynes, Buckinghamshire
Rullion IT Plus
Salary: £54000 - £55000 per annum + £6k bonus + beneifts
Posted: 4 days ago
Milton Keynes
Claremont Consulting Limited
Salary: £65000 - £75000 per annum
Posted: 9 days ago
Newbury, Berkshire
Vodafone Group
Posted: 20 days ago
Milton Keynes
Claremont Consulting Limited
Salary: £65000 - £75000 per annum + excellent benefits & package
Posted: 25 days ago