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 29 April 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

3 months to
29 Apr 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Control Objectives for Information and related Technology (COBIT)
Rank 225 239 216
Rank change year-on-year
+14 -23
Permanent jobs citing COBIT 26 11 27
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West 0.46% 0.18% 0.47%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 4.64% 1.91% 3.84%
Number of salaries quoted 19 8 22
Average salary £65,000 £70,000 £52,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-7.14% +33.33%
UK excluding London average salary £57,500 £60,000 £52,500
% change year-on-year
-4.16% +14.28%
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
560 575 704
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West 9.90% 9.30% 12.21%
Number of salaries quoted 487 449 552
Average salary £45,000 £37,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+20.00% -6.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,000 £25,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £67,500 £60,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £43,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+2.35% +6.25%

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 29 April 2016.

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 29 April 2016. 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
Gloucestershire +16 9 £65,000 -10.34%
Wiltshire -2 8 £70,000 - 2
Bristol -3 5 £57,500 +11.65% 1
Somerset - 2 £40,000 - 1
Devon - 1 £42,500 -
Dorset - 1 - -
COBIT
England

COBIT
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 29 April 2016, 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 28 (63.64%) ITIL
2 22 (50.00%) Finance
3 16 (36.36%) Degree
4 15 (34.09%) Risk Management
5 14 (31.82%) Information Security
6 13 (29.55%) ISO/IEC 27001
6 13 (29.55%) .NET
6 13 (29.55%) CISSP
7 12 (27.27%) Microsoft
7 12 (27.27%) PCI DSS
7 12 (27.27%) Relational Database
8 11 (25.00%) Security Management
9 10 (22.73%) ITSM
9 10 (22.73%) Service Management
9 10 (22.73%) Stakeholder Management
9 10 (22.73%) CESG
9 10 (22.73%) CESG Certified Professional
10 9 (20.45%) Banking
10 9 (20.45%) PCI QSA
11 8 (18.18%) Agile Software Development
11 8 (18.18%) Information Security Management
11 8 (18.18%) Service Delivery
11 8 (18.18%) Project Management
11 8 (18.18%) Active Directory
11 8 (18.18%) SQL Server
12 7 (15.91%) HTML
12 7 (15.91%) SQL
12 7 (15.91%) T-SQL
12 7 (15.91%) Web Services
12 7 (15.91%) LDAP

COBIT
Top Related IT Skills in the South West by Category

For the 6 months to 29 April 2016, 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.

Application Platforms
1 7 (15.91%) iPlanet
2 4 (9.09%) SharePoint
3 1 (2.27%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 5 (11.36%) MS Excel
2 3 (6.82%) MS Office
2 3 (6.82%) MS PowerPoint
2 3 (6.82%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 1 (2.27%) SAP Oil and Gas
Communications & Networking
1 7 (15.91%) LDAP
1 7 (15.91%) SNMP
1 7 (15.91%) TCP/IP
2 1 (2.27%) Firewall
2 1 (2.27%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (27.27%) Relational Database
2 8 (18.18%) SQL Server
3 7 (15.91%) SQL Server Reporting Services
General
1 22 (50.00%) Finance
2 9 (20.45%) Banking
3 7 (15.91%) Retail
4 6 (13.64%) Telecoms
5 3 (6.82%) Pharmaceutical
5 3 (6.82%) Retail Banking
6 1 (2.27%) Electronics
6 1 (2.27%) Manufacturing
6 1 (2.27%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 20 (45.45%) Consultant
2 9 (20.45%) Audit Consultant
3 7 (15.91%) Business Consultant
3 7 (15.91%) Compliance Consultant
3 7 (15.91%) ITSM Consultant
3 7 (15.91%) Technical Consultant
4 6 (13.64%) Architect
4 6 (13.64%) Solutions Architect
5 4 (9.09%) Security Manager
6 3 (6.82%) Auditor
6 3 (6.82%) IT Auditor
6 3 (6.82%) IT Consultant
6 3 (6.82%) Senior Manager
7 2 (4.55%) IT Audit Consultant
7 2 (4.55%) IT Manager
7 2 (4.55%) Management Consultant
7 2 (4.55%) Risk Manager
7 2 (4.55%) Security Consultant
7 2 (4.55%) Support Engineer
8 1 (2.27%) Information Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 13 (29.55%) .NET
2 7 (15.91%) HTML
2 7 (15.91%) SAML
2 7 (15.91%) Web Services
3 1 (2.27%) Java EE
Miscellaneous
1 10 (22.73%) CESG
2 6 (13.64%) Management Information System
3 3 (6.82%) FMCG
3 3 (6.82%) NHS
4 1 (2.27%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (2.27%) Cryptography
4 1 (2.27%) Data Protection Act
4 1 (2.27%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
4 1 (2.27%) SCADA
4 1 (2.27%) Security Operations Centre
Operating Systems
1 2 (4.55%) Windows
2 1 (2.27%) Windows 7
2 1 (2.27%) Windows Server
2 1 (2.27%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 28 (63.64%) ITIL
2 15 (34.09%) Risk Management
3 14 (31.82%) Information Security
4 11 (25.00%) Security Management
5 10 (22.73%) ITSM
5 10 (22.73%) Service Management
5 10 (22.73%) Stakeholder Management
6 8 (18.18%) Agile Software Development
6 8 (18.18%) Information Security Management
6 8 (18.18%) Project Management
6 8 (18.18%) Service Delivery
7 7 (15.91%) Scrum
7 7 (15.91%) Six Sigma
7 7 (15.91%) TOGAF
8 6 (13.64%) Data Privacy
8 6 (13.64%) Disaster Recovery
8 6 (13.64%) Information Governance
8 6 (13.64%) IT Audit
8 6 (13.64%) Resilience Testing
8 6 (13.64%) SOA
Programming Languages
1 7 (15.91%) PowerShell
1 7 (15.91%) SQL
1 7 (15.91%) T-SQL
2 5 (11.36%) Java
3 1 (2.27%) C
Qualifications
1 16 (36.36%) Degree
2 13 (29.55%) CISSP
3 10 (22.73%) CESG Certified Professional
4 9 (20.45%) PCI QSA
5 7 (15.91%) ITIL Certification
6 5 (11.36%) CISM
7 4 (9.09%) CISA
7 4 (9.09%) CISMP
8 3 (6.82%) CRISC
9 1 (2.27%) CEH
9 1 (2.27%) PMI Certification
9 1 (2.27%) PMP
9 1 (2.27%) SC Cleared
9 1 (2.27%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 13 (29.55%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 12 (27.27%) PCI DSS
3 7 (15.91%) ISO27002
3 7 (15.91%) Sarbanes-Oxley
4 1 (2.27%) HMG Security Policy Framework
4 1 (2.27%) ISO 9000
4 1 (2.27%) ISO 9001
4 1 (2.27%) ISO22301
System Software
1 8 (18.18%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 7 (15.91%) SCCM
2 1 (2.27%) RSA Security Analytics
Vendors
1 12 (27.27%) Microsoft
2 7 (15.91%) Altiris
2 7 (15.91%) DevExpress
2 7 (15.91%) SolarWinds
3 1 (2.27%) Citrix
3 1 (2.27%) Cognizant
3 1 (2.27%) IBM
3 1 (2.27%) LogRhythm
3 1 (2.27%) Oracle
3 1 (2.27%) SAP
3 1 (2.27%) Sourcefire
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