The table below looks at the statistics for COBIT skills in IT jobs advertised for the South West region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited COBIT over the 3 months to 7 July 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
7 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Control Objectives for Information and related Technology (COBIT)
Rank 232 196 202
Rank change year-on-year
-36 +6
Permanent jobs citing COBIT 8 33 16
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West 0.14% 0.54% 0.30%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 1.35% 5.41% 2.76%
Number of salaries quoted 4 23 8
Average salary £65,000 £55,000 £50,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+18.18% +10.00%
UK excluding London average salary £57,500 £52,500 £50,000
% change year-on-year
+9.52% +5.00%
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 West region.

Quality Assurance & Compliance Category
South West
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Quality Assurance & Compliance category
592 610 579
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West 10.04% 9.98% 10.92%
Number of salaries quoted 487 471 496
Average salary £39,000 £37,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+4.00% -6.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,000 £22,200 £24,500
10% offered a salary of more than £57,000 £70,000 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £41,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.75% -

COBIT
Jobs Demand Trend in the South West

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

COBIT Jobs Demand Trend in the South West

COBIT
Salary Trend in the South West

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

COBIT Salary Trend in the South West

COBIT
Salary Histogram in the South West

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing COBIT across the South West region over the 3 months to 7 July 2015.

COBIT Salary Histogram in the South West

COBIT
Job Locations in the South West

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing COBIT within the South West region over the 3 months to 7 July 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
Bristol -21 5 £51,500 +25.60%
Wiltshire -15 2 £65,000 +21.73%
Gloucestershire -17 1 £70,000 +47.36%
COBIT
England

COBIT
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 7 July 2015, IT jobs across the South West 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 14 (82.35%) ITIL
2 10 (58.82%) ITSM
3 9 (52.94%) Finance
3 9 (52.94%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 9 (52.94%) PCI DSS
4 8 (47.06%) Cyber Security
4 8 (47.06%) Risk Management
4 8 (47.06%) Information Security
4 8 (47.06%) CISSP
5 7 (41.18%) Security Cleared
6 6 (35.29%) OWASP
6 6 (35.29%) Information Assurance
6 6 (35.29%) Data Protection Act
6 6 (35.29%) Risk Assessment
6 6 (35.29%) Data Protection
6 6 (35.29%) Internet of Things
6 6 (35.29%) Analytical Skills
6 6 (35.29%) BYOD
6 6 (35.29%) Service Management
6 6 (35.29%) CISA
6 6 (35.29%) CISM
6 6 (35.29%) Internet
6 6 (35.29%) Benchmarking
7 4 (23.53%) Disaster Recovery
7 4 (23.53%) Business Continuity
7 4 (23.53%) TOGAF
7 4 (23.53%) Vulnerability Assessment
7 4 (23.53%) Six Sigma
7 4 (23.53%) BCP
7 4 (23.53%) Business Continuity Planning

COBIT
Top Related IT Skills in the South West by Category

For the 6 months to 7 July 2015, IT jobs across the South West 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.

Communications & Networking
1 6 (35.29%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (5.88%) Relational Database
General
1 9 (52.94%) Finance
2 1 (5.88%) Banking
2 1 (5.88%) Local Government
2 1 (5.88%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 10 (58.82%) Consultant
2 7 (41.18%) Architect
3 6 (35.29%) Security Consultant
3 6 (35.29%) Cyber Security Consultant
3 6 (35.29%) Service Architect
4 3 (17.65%) Compliance Consultant
5 1 (5.88%) Senior Consultant
5 1 (5.88%) Solutions Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (5.88%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 6 (35.29%) Data Protection Act
1 6 (35.29%) Internet of Things
1 6 (35.29%) Analytical Skills
1 6 (35.29%) BYOD
2 4 (23.53%) FlexPod
3 2 (11.76%) CESG
3 2 (11.76%) Data Centre
4 1 (5.88%) Management Information System
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (82.35%) ITIL
2 10 (58.82%) ITSM
3 8 (47.06%) Risk Management
3 8 (47.06%) Information Security
3 8 (47.06%) Cyber Security
4 6 (35.29%) Data Protection
4 6 (35.29%) OWASP
4 6 (35.29%) Information Assurance
4 6 (35.29%) Risk Assessment
4 6 (35.29%) Benchmarking
4 6 (35.29%) Service Management
5 4 (23.53%) Business Continuity
5 4 (23.53%) Six Sigma
5 4 (23.53%) BCP
5 4 (23.53%) Disaster Recovery
5 4 (23.53%) TOGAF
5 4 (23.53%) Vulnerability Assessment
5 4 (23.53%) Operations Management
5 4 (23.53%) Business Continuity Planning
5 4 (23.53%) ITIL V3
Programming Languages
1 1 (5.88%) Java
Qualifications
1 8 (47.06%) CISSP
2 7 (41.18%) Security Cleared
3 6 (35.29%) CISA
3 6 (35.29%) CISM
4 4 (23.53%) Degree
5 2 (11.76%) PCI QSA
5 2 (11.76%) CISMP
6 1 (5.88%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (52.94%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 9 (52.94%) PCI DSS