The table below looks at the statistics for COBIT skills in IT jobs advertised across the UK. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited COBIT over the 3 months to 1 September 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
1 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Control Objectives for Information and related Technology (COBIT)
Rank 603 570 606
Rank change year-on-year
-33 +36
Permanent jobs citing COBIT 305 363 282
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.27% 0.31% 0.27%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 2.56% 2.92% 2.59%
Number of salaries quoted 247 299 197
Average salary £65,000 £60,000 £60,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+8.33% -
90% offered a salary of more than £42,500 £40,000 £45,000
10% offered a salary of more than £85,000 £80,000 £86,000
UK excluding London average salary £60,000 £57,750 £55,000
% change year-on-year
+3.89% +5.00%

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Quality Assurance & Compliance category in permanent jobs advertised across the UK.

Quality Assurance & Compliance Category
UK
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Quality Assurance & Compliance category
11896 12437 10883
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 10.72% 10.68% 10.23%
Number of salaries quoted 9512 9591 8546
Average salary £46,000 £45,000 £46,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+2.22% -3.22%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,500 £28,000
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £75,000 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -

COBIT
Jobs Demand Trend

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

COBIT Jobs Demand Trend in the UK

COBIT
Salary Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing COBIT within the UK.

COBIT Salary Trend in the UK

COBIT
Salary Histogram

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing COBIT over the 3 months to 1 September 2015 within the UK.

COBIT Salary Histogram in the UK

COBIT
Top 30 Job Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing COBIT within the UK over the 3 months to 1 September 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
England -30 273 £65,000 +8.33% 31
London +13 157 £67,500 +8.00% 16
City of London +35 41 £67,500 +0.74% 6
Yorkshire +28 25 £49,000 +15.29% 3
South East -98 25 £61,912 +3.18% 1
West Yorkshire +22 20 £49,000 +15.29% 1
East of England +17 20 £53,750 +19.44% 2
Leeds +19 16 £61,250 +62.25% 1
Scotland +10 15 £37,500 -16.20% 1
East Midlands +6 13 £70,000 +48.14% 1
Edinburgh +6 12 £60,000 +20.00% 1
North West +5 12 £55,000 +10.00% 2
Berkshire -36 12 £52,500 -21.64%
South West -32 10 £60,000 +9.09% 5
Manchester +11 9 £55,000 - 1
West Midlands -2 9 £56,250 +58.45% 1
Chesterfield -3 9 £65,000 +6.12%
Derbyshire -10 9 £65,000 +6.12%
Cambridgeshire +27 7 £60,000 +36.36%
Chippenham +6 6 £61,250 +11.36%
Wiltshire -1 6 £61,250 +11.36% 1
Cambridge - 6 £56,250 -
Birmingham +9 5 £50,000 +53.84%
Canary Wharf +2 5 £75,000 +61.29%
Hertfordshire -1 5 £51,500 +14.44% 1
Slough -5 5 - -
Welwyn Garden City - 5 £51,500 -
Bedfordshire - 5 £53,750 - 1
Surrey +10 4 £61,250 -15.51% 1
Reading -18 4 £58,750 +23.68%

COBIT
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 1 September 2015, IT jobs within the UK 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.

1 494 (73.29%) ITIL
2 279 (41.39%) Information Security
3 278 (41.25%) Finance
4 267 (39.61%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 242 (35.91%) CISSP
6 179 (26.56%) Risk Management
7 165 (24.48%) CISM
8 162 (24.04%) TOGAF
9 154 (22.85%) CISA
10 141 (20.92%) PCI DSS
11 130 (19.29%) Degree
12 120 (17.80%) Management Information System
13 100 (14.84%) Windows
14 95 (14.09%) Project Management
14 95 (14.09%) Security Management
15 91 (13.50%) Microsoft
16 90 (13.35%) Service Management
17 82 (12.17%) Stakeholder Management
18 81 (12.02%) Banking
18 81 (12.02%) Data Centre
19 79 (11.72%) Zachman Framework
20 77 (11.42%) Oracle
21 72 (10.68%) Service Delivery
21 72 (10.68%) IT Governance
22 70 (10.39%) Firewall
23 68 (10.09%) Security Cleared
24 67 (9.94%) Agile Software Development
25 65 (9.64%) Business Development
26 63 (9.35%) Enterprise Architecture
27 61 (9.05%) Cyber Security

COBIT
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 1 September 2015, IT jobs within the UK 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 29 (4.30%) IIS
2 23 (3.41%) Apache Spark
3 18 (2.67%) SharePoint
4 5 (0.74%) Apache
5 2 (0.30%) WebLogic
5 2 (0.30%) CloudStack
6 1 (0.15%) Oracle HTTP Server
6 1 (0.15%) WebLogic Portal
6 1 (0.15%) SharePoint 2010
Applications
1 34 (5.04%) MS Excel
2 25 (3.71%) MS Visio
3 24 (3.56%) MS Office
4 4 (0.59%) MS PowerPoint
4 4 (0.59%) FastStats
Business Applications
1 4 (0.59%) SAP MM
1 4 (0.59%) SAP SD
1 4 (0.59%) SAP SCM
1 4 (0.59%) Unica
1 4 (0.59%) SAP LE
1 4 (0.59%) Adobe Campaign
2 2 (0.30%) SAP ERP
2 2 (0.30%) Oracle EBS
3 1 (0.15%) SAP FI/CO
3 1 (0.15%) Summit
3 1 (0.15%) SAP CO
3 1 (0.15%) SAP Oil and Gas
3 1 (0.15%) SAP FI
3 1 (0.15%) SAP HR
3 1 (0.15%) SAP HCM
Cloud Services
1 20 (2.97%) SaaS
2 14 (2.08%) Cloud Computing
3 4 (0.59%) PaaS
4 3 (0.45%) IaaS
5 2 (0.30%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 70 (10.39%) Firewall
2 36 (5.34%) Network Security
3 26 (3.86%) Internet
4 22 (3.26%) SAN
5 21 (3.12%) DNS
6 17 (2.52%) TCP/IP
7 15 (2.23%) LAN
8 14 (2.08%) WAN
8 14 (2.08%) Intrusion Detection
8 14 (2.08%) NAS
9 13 (1.93%) DHCP
10 12 (1.78%) MPLS
10 12 (1.78%) OSPF
10 12 (1.78%) BGP
10 12 (1.78%) Cisco ASA
10 12 (1.78%) IPsec
10 12 (1.78%) VLAN
11 11 (1.63%) VPN
11 11 (1.63%) HTTP
12 9 (1.34%) SMTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 53 (7.86%) SQL Server
2 28 (4.15%) Hadoop
3 16 (2.37%) Big Data
4 14 (2.08%) Oracle Database
5 13 (1.93%) Oracle Database 11g
6 12 (1.78%) Oracle Database 10g
7 9 (1.34%) Relational Database
8 7 (1.04%) Oracle Reports
8 7 (1.04%) Data Mining
9 5 (0.74%) Data Warehouse
9 5 (0.74%) SAP BI
10 1 (0.15%) InterSystems Cache
10 1 (0.15%) NonStop SQL
10 1 (0.15%) OLTP
10 1 (0.15%) Oracle BI EE
10 1 (0.15%) SQL Server 2008
10 1 (0.15%) SQL Server 2012
10 1 (0.15%) Oracle Database 12c
10 1 (0.15%) Apache Hive
10 1 (0.15%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 1 (0.15%) Visual Studio
1 1 (0.15%) Oracle Forms
1 1 (0.15%) ProC
1 1 (0.15%) GCC
General
1 278 (41.25%) Finance
2 81 (12.02%) Banking
3 52 (7.72%) Legal
4 42 (6.23%) Retail
5 34 (5.04%) Telecoms
6 31 (4.60%) Back Office
7 23 (3.41%) Manufacturing
8 17 (2.52%) Pharmaceutical
8 17 (2.52%) Law
9 16 (2.37%) Local Government
10 13 (1.93%) Billing
11 12 (1.78%) Marketing
12 10 (1.48%) Investment Banking
13 9 (1.34%) Financial Institution
14 6 (0.89%) Advertising
14 6 (0.89%) International Banking
15 2 (0.30%) French Language
15 2 (0.30%) German Language
16 1 (0.15%) Russian Language
16 1 (0.15%) Mandarin Language
Job Titles
1 132 (19.58%) Architect
2 107 (15.88%) Consultant
3 77 (11.42%) Analyst
4 54 (8.01%) Security Analyst
5 52 (7.72%) Security Manager
6 47 (6.97%) Risk Manager
7 46 (6.82%) Information Manager
8 43 (6.38%) Enterprise Architect
9 33 (4.90%) Information Security Manager
9 33 (4.90%) Information Analyst
10 32 (4.75%) Security Consultant
11 31 (4.60%) Information Security Analyst
11 31 (4.60%) Security Architect
12 30 (4.45%) Senior Manager
13 27 (4.01%) Solutions Architect
13 27 (4.01%) IT Consultant
13 27 (4.01%) Management Consultant
14 23 (3.41%) IT Risk Manager
15 21 (3.12%) Developer
15 21 (3.12%) Head of IT
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 32 (4.75%) .NET
2 16 (2.37%) Middleware
2 16 (2.37%) Java EE
3 12 (1.78%) Software Packaging
4 11 (1.63%) JSP
5 10 (1.48%) ASP.NET
6 9 (1.34%) ActiveX
7 2 (0.30%) SAP Basis
7 2 (0.30%) SOAP
7 2 (0.30%) REST
8 1 (0.15%) JSON
8 1 (0.15%) Web Services
8 1 (0.15%) XML
8 1 (0.15%) XSD
8 1 (0.15%) COM
8 1 (0.15%) J2EE
8 1 (0.15%) ADO.NET
8 1 (0.15%) WSDL
8 1 (0.15%) WPF
8 1 (0.15%) Silverlight
Miscellaneous
1 120 (17.80%) Management Information System
2 81 (12.02%) Data Centre
3 51 (7.57%) Analytical Skills
4 42 (6.23%) Computer Science
5 33 (4.90%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
6 23 (3.41%) SCADA
7 22 (3.26%) Cryptography
8 20 (2.97%) PKI
9 14 (2.08%) CESG
10 13 (1.93%) Mobile Payment
11 12 (1.78%) Data Protection Act
11 12 (1.78%) Enterprise Software
11 12 (1.78%) GIS
11 12 (1.78%) Clustering
11 12 (1.78%) N-Tier
12 11 (1.63%) Internet of Things
13 10 (1.48%) Taxonomies
14 9 (1.34%) Smart Meter
15 8 (1.19%) CESG CLAS
16 7 (1.04%) PMI
Operating Systems
1 100 (14.84%) Windows
2 60 (8.90%) UNIX
3 42 (6.23%) Linux
4 14 (2.08%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 13 (1.93%) Windows Server 2003
5 13 (1.93%) Windows Server 2008
6 7 (1.04%) AIX
7 1 (0.15%) Oracle Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 494 (73.29%) ITIL
2 279 (41.39%) Information Security
3 179 (26.56%) Risk Management
4 162 (24.04%) TOGAF
5 95 (14.09%) Project Management
5 95 (14.09%) Security Management
6 90 (13.35%) Service Management
7 82 (12.17%) Stakeholder Management
8 79 (11.72%) Zachman Framework
9 72 (10.68%) Service Delivery
9 72 (10.68%) IT Governance
10 67 (9.94%) Agile Software Development
11 65 (9.64%) Business Development
12 63 (9.35%) Enterprise Architecture
13 61 (9.05%) Cyber Security
14 59 (8.75%) SOA
15 57 (8.46%) Risk Assessment
16 55 (8.16%) Vulnerability Assessment
17 54 (8.01%) Stakeholder Engagement
18 52 (7.72%) Security Architecture
Programming Languages
1 29 (4.30%) C
2 25 (3.71%) SQL
3 23 (3.41%) Scala
4 15 (2.23%) Java
5 9 (1.34%) VB
5 9 (1.34%) VBA
6 8 (1.19%) PowerShell
7 5 (0.74%) Shell Script
7 5 (0.74%) ABAP
8 4 (0.59%) C++
8 4 (0.59%) Perl
9 3 (0.45%) Python
10 2 (0.30%) VBScript
11 1 (0.15%) PL/SQL
11 1 (0.15%) JavaScript
11 1 (0.15%) C#
11 1 (0.15%) Uniface
11 1 (0.15%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 242 (35.91%) CISSP
2 165 (24.48%) CISM
3 154 (22.85%) CISA
4 130 (19.29%) Degree
5 68 (10.09%) Security Cleared
6 52 (7.72%) CRISC
7 37 (5.49%) CIMA
8 31 (4.60%) ACCA
9 23 (3.41%) Cisco Certification
10 21 (3.12%) Microsoft Certification
10 21 (3.12%) SC Cleared
11 18 (2.67%) DV Cleared
12 16 (2.37%) PMI Certification
13 13 (1.93%) MCSE
14 12 (1.78%) CCNA
14 12 (1.78%) ISACA
14 12 (1.78%) VERITAS Certified Professional (VCP)
14 12 (1.78%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
14 12 (1.78%) MCITP
15 11 (1.63%) PMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 267 (39.61%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 141 (20.92%) PCI DSS
3 46 (6.82%) Sarbanes-Oxley
4 23 (3.41%) COSO
5 15 (2.23%) QA
6 14 (2.08%) ISO/IEC 17799
7 11 (1.63%) JSP 440
8 7 (1.04%) Basel II
9 5 (0.74%) BS7799
9 5 (0.74%) HIPAA
9 5 (0.74%) PAS 55
10 4 (0.59%) EMIR
10 4 (0.59%) Dodd-Frank
10 4 (0.59%) Solvency II
10 4 (0.59%) BS25999
10 4 (0.59%) MiFID
10 4 (0.59%) ISO 9001
10 4 (0.59%) SLA
11 3 (0.45%) Data Quality
12 2 (0.30%) IAS 39
System Software
1 36 (5.34%) Active Directory
2 27 (4.01%) VMware Infrastructure
3 19 (2.82%) Hyper-V
4 17 (2.52%) Terminal Services
4 17 (2.52%) vSphere
5 14 (2.08%) XenDesktop
6 12 (1.78%) Veritas Cluster Server
6 12 (1.78%) vCloud
7 5 (0.74%) OpenSSH
7 5 (0.74%) Citrix Presentation Server
7 5 (0.74%) Microsoft App-V
7 5 (0.74%) XenApp
7 5 (0.74%) XenServer
8 1 (0.15%) Oracle RAC
8 1 (0.15%) KVM
Systems Management
1 12 (1.78%) Veritas Storage Foundation
2 9 (1.34%) AirWatch
3 5 (0.74%) Nessus
3 5 (0.74%) Nmap
3 5 (0.74%) SCCM
4 1 (0.15%) Data Guard
4 1 (0.15%) Oracle Identity Management
4 1 (0.15%) Oracle RMAN
Vendors
1 91 (13.50%) Microsoft
2 77 (11.42%) Oracle
3 47 (6.97%) Cisco
4 31 (4.60%) SunGard
4 31 (4.60%) Wall Street Systems
5 28 (4.15%) IBM
5 28 (4.15%) VMware
6 27 (4.01%) Juniper
7 23 (3.41%) HP
8 22 (3.26%) CheckPoint
9 19 (2.82%) ServiceNow
10 16 (2.37%) F5
11 15 (2.23%) Red Hat
12 14 (2.08%) FrontRange
12 14 (2.08%) Citrix
13 13 (1.93%) CA
13 13 (1.93%) SAP
14 12 (1.78%) Veritas
14 12 (1.78%) FireEye
15 10 (1.48%) AppSense
Cheltenham, Gloucestershire
Executive Recruitment Services (ERS)
Salary: £40000 - £60000 per annum
Posted: 10 hours ago
Skipton, North Yorkshire
Computer People
Salary: £40000.00 - £45000.00 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 14 hours ago
City, London
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: Excellent salary available - please contact for details
Posted: 19 hours ago
Staines, Middlesex
Manifestly Important
Salary: From £60,000 to £65,000 per annum + Car Allowance + Bonus + Life + Pen
Posted: 3 days ago
Cheltenham, Gloucestershire
Executive Recruitment Services (ERS)
Salary: £40000 - £60000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
London
Acumin
Salary: Up to £64,000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
London
Skye Group
Salary: From £28,000 to £30,000 per annum with company benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Central London / West End
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £50,000 - £85,000 plus an excellent package
Posted: 4 days ago
City, London
Networking People
Salary: £60000 - £75000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
London
Royal Mail Group
Salary: Excellent Salary & benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
London
KPMG
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 8 days ago
London
KPMG
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 8 days ago
Edinburgh
Computer Futures
Salary: £65000 - £66000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 9 days ago
Sheffield
Computer Futures
Salary: £65000 - £66000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 9 days ago
City of London
Deerfoot IT
Salary: £55000 - £60000 per annum + banking bonus + bens
Posted: 9 days ago
London
EY
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 11 days ago
City of London
Computer Futures
Salary: £60000 - £66000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 12 days ago
Nottingham
Computer Futures
Salary: £65000 - £66000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 12 days ago
Hatfield, Hertfordshire
ComputaCenter
Salary: fully flexible benefits scheme
Posted: 14 days ago
London
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Salary: £55000.00 - £60000.00 per annum + package
Posted: 15 days ago