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 22 May 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
22 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Control Objectives for Information and related Technology (COBIT)
Rank 226 188 198
Rank change year-on-year
-38 +10
Permanent jobs citing COBIT 10 38 15
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West 0.17% 0.65% 0.28%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 1.94% 5.87% 2.71%
Number of salaries quoted 6 26 11
Average salary £65,000 £55,000 £50,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+18.18% +10.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £51,500 £52,500 £38,500
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £57,500 £67,500
UK excluding London average salary £60,000 £52,500 £48,500
% change year-on-year
+14.28% +8.24%
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
516 647 554
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West 8.90% 11.03% 10.48%
Number of salaries quoted 402 513 463
Average salary £37,000 £40,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-7.50% -
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £22,500 £26,550
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £70,000 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -

COBIT
Jobs Demand Trend in the South 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 22 May 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 22 May 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 -4 6 £51,500 -37.57%
Wiltshire -4 2 £70,000 +33.33%
COBIT
England

COBIT
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 22 May 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 16 (88.89%) ITIL
2 11 (61.11%) ITSM
3 10 (55.56%) CISSP
4 9 (50.00%) Information Security
4 9 (50.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 9 (50.00%) PCI DSS
5 8 (44.44%) Security Cleared
5 8 (44.44%) Cyber Security
5 8 (44.44%) Risk Management
5 8 (44.44%) Finance
5 8 (44.44%) Risk Assessment
5 8 (44.44%) CISM
6 7 (38.89%) Service Management
6 7 (38.89%) CISA
6 7 (38.89%) Benchmarking
6 7 (38.89%) Information Assurance
7 6 (33.33%) Internet of Things
7 6 (33.33%) Analytical Skills
7 6 (33.33%) BYOD
7 6 (33.33%) OWASP
7 6 (33.33%) Data Protection
7 6 (33.33%) Data Protection Act
7 6 (33.33%) Internet
8 5 (27.78%) Six Sigma
8 5 (27.78%) Disaster Recovery
9 4 (22.22%) Business Continuity
9 4 (22.22%) Vulnerability Assessment
9 4 (22.22%) BCP
9 4 (22.22%) Operations Management
9 4 (22.22%) Degree

COBIT
Top Related IT Skills in the South West by Category

For the 6 months to 22 May 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 (33.33%) Internet
General
1 8 (44.44%) Finance
2 1 (5.56%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 10 (55.56%) Consultant
2 6 (33.33%) Cyber Security Consultant
2 6 (33.33%) Architect
2 6 (33.33%) Security Consultant
3 2 (11.11%) Compliance Consultant
4 1 (5.56%) Information Security Manager
4 1 (5.56%) Information Manager
4 1 (5.56%) Service Management Consultant
4 1 (5.56%) Security Manager
4 1 (5.56%) Management Consultant
4 1 (5.56%) Senior Consultant
Miscellaneous
1 6 (33.33%) Internet of Things
1 6 (33.33%) Analytical Skills
1 6 (33.33%) BYOD
1 6 (33.33%) Data Protection Act
2 4 (22.22%) FlexPod
3 2 (11.11%) CESG
4 1 (5.56%) Management Information System
Processes & Methodologies
1 16 (88.89%) ITIL
2 11 (61.11%) ITSM
3 9 (50.00%) Information Security
4 8 (44.44%) Cyber Security
4 8 (44.44%) Risk Management
4 8 (44.44%) Risk Assessment
5 7 (38.89%) Service Management
5 7 (38.89%) Benchmarking
5 7 (38.89%) Information Assurance
6 6 (33.33%) OWASP
6 6 (33.33%) Data Protection
7 5 (27.78%) Six Sigma
7 5 (27.78%) Disaster Recovery
8 4 (22.22%) Business Continuity
8 4 (22.22%) Vulnerability Assessment
8 4 (22.22%) BCP
8 4 (22.22%) Operations Management
8 4 (22.22%) ITIL V3
8 4 (22.22%) Business Continuity Planning
9 3 (16.67%) Stakeholder Engagement
Qualifications
1 10 (55.56%) CISSP
2 8 (44.44%) Security Cleared
2 8 (44.44%) CISM
3 7 (38.89%) CISA
4 4 (22.22%) Degree
5 2 (11.11%) PCI QSA
5 2 (11.11%) CISMP
6 1 (5.56%) SC Cleared
6 1 (5.56%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (50.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 9 (50.00%) PCI DSS
2 1 (5.56%) BS15000