The table below looks at the statistics for COBIT skills in IT jobs advertised for the Staffordshire region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited COBIT over the 3 months to 10 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
10 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Control Objectives for Information and related Technology (COBIT)
Rank 57 65 67
Rank change year-on-year
+8 +2
Permanent jobs citing COBIT 12 3 1
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Staffordshire 1.95% 0.55% 0.18%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 23.53% 5.45% 2.04%
Number of salaries quoted 12 3 1
Average salary £56,250 £45,000 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+25.00% -
UK excluding London average salary £57,500 £56,000 £52,500
% change year-on-year
+2.67% +6.66%
COBIT
West Midlands

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 Staffordshire region.

Quality Assurance & Compliance Category
Staffordshire
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Quality Assurance & Compliance category
51 55 49
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Staffordshire 8.28% 10.05% 9.01%
Number of salaries quoted 41 46 39
Average salary £47,500 £38,000 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+25.00% -15.55%
UK excluding London average salary £44,000 £42,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+3.52% -

COBIT
Jobs Demand Trend in Staffordshire

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

COBIT Jobs Demand Trend in Staffordshire

COBIT
Salary Trend in Staffordshire

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

COBIT Salary Trend in Staffordshire

COBIT
Salary Histogram in Staffordshire

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing COBIT across the Staffordshire region over the 3 months to 10 February 2016.

COBIT Salary Histogram in Staffordshire

COBIT
Job Locations in Staffordshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing COBIT within the Staffordshire region over the 3 months to 10 February 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
Stoke-on-Trent - 8 £56,250 -
COBIT
West Midlands

COBIT
Top 16 Related IT Skills in Staffordshire

For the 6 months to 10 February 2016, IT jobs across the Staffordshire 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 12 (100.00%) Sarbanes-Oxley
1 12 (100.00%) CISM
1 12 (100.00%) Information Security
1 12 (100.00%) PCI DSS
2 10 (83.33%) CISA
3 8 (66.67%) CISSP
3 8 (66.67%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 8 (66.67%) CRISC
3 8 (66.67%) Network Monitoring
4 4 (33.33%) Risk Management
4 4 (33.33%) Project Management
4 4 (33.33%) Internal Audit
4 4 (33.33%) Data Protection
5 2 (16.67%) Penetration Testing
5 2 (16.67%) Firewall
5 2 (16.67%) Internet

COBIT
Top Related IT Skills in Staffordshire by Category

For the 6 months to 10 February 2016, IT jobs across the Staffordshire 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 2 (16.67%) Firewall
1 2 (16.67%) Internet
Job Titles
1 6 (50.00%) Information Manager
1 6 (50.00%) Information Security Manager
1 6 (50.00%) Security Manager
2 4 (33.33%) Auditor
2 4 (33.33%) Information Security Auditor
2 4 (33.33%) Security Auditor
3 3 (25.00%) Technical Manager
4 2 (16.67%) Analyst
4 2 (16.67%) Infrastructure Analyst
4 2 (16.67%) Network Analyst
4 2 (16.67%) Network Infrastructure Analyst
4 2 (16.67%) Network Security Analyst
4 2 (16.67%) Security Analyst
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (100.00%) Information Security
2 8 (66.67%) Network Monitoring
3 4 (33.33%) Data Protection
3 4 (33.33%) Internal Audit
3 4 (33.33%) Project Management
3 4 (33.33%) Risk Management
4 2 (16.67%) Penetration Testing
Qualifications
1 12 (100.00%) CISM
2 10 (83.33%) CISA
3 8 (66.67%) CISSP
3 8 (66.67%) CRISC
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 12 (100.00%) PCI DSS
1 12 (100.00%) Sarbanes-Oxley
2 8 (66.67%) ISO/IEC 27001