The first table below looks at the demand 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 18 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category.

Location
3 months to
18 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Control Objectives for Information and related Technology (COBIT)
Rank 611 616 657
Rank change year-on-year
+5 +41
Permanent jobs citing COBIT 330 272 270
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.27% 0.24% 0.21%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 2.65% 2.44% 2.38%
Number of salaries quoted 252 189 186
Average salary £55,000 £60,000 £57,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-8.33% +4.34%
90% offered a salary of more than £40,000 £38,500 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £87,500 £87,750 £91,000
UK excluding London average salary £52,500 £50,000 £55,000
% change year-on-year
+5.00% -9.09%
Quality Assurance & Compliance Category
UK
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Quality Assurance & Compliance category
12470 11168 11342
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 10.28% 10.06% 9.02%
Number of salaries quoted 9740 8873 9339
Average salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £72,500 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000

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 18 April 2014 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 18 April 2014. 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
(Click each for more statistics)
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
Find
Job
Vacancies
England -11 300 £55,000 -8.33% 24
London -70 119 £60,000 -11.11% 17
South East -17 62 £59,500 +3.47% 1
City of London -16 39 £52,850 -29.53% 2
Berkshire +19 33 £45,500 -0.54% 1
East of England -2 26 £47,500 -5.00% 1
South West +13 25 £52,500 +35.04% 2
West Yorkshire -11 23 £70,000 +45.83% 1
Yorkshire -19 23 £70,000 +55.55% 1
Reading +14 20 £62,500 +62.33%
Leeds -7 20 £70,000 +45.83% 1
West Midlands +13 19 £62,500 +31.57%
Somerset +10 18 £52,500 +35.04% 2
Bath - 18 £52,500 - 2
Hertfordshire +24 15 £47,500 -5.00% 1
Hampshire -9 15 £56,000 -2.60%
Scotland -5 14 £40,000 -31.03%
Basingstoke +7 12 £100,000 +21.21%
Birmingham +9 11 £100,000 +110.52%
Letchworth - 11 £47,500 - 1
East Midlands - 11 £61,250 -
Essex - 8 £50,000 -
North West -6 7 £40,750 -20.48% 1
Channel Islands - 7 £62,500 -
Fife - 7 £48,500 -
Newbury - 7 £42,500 -
Jersey - 7 £62,500 -
Glenrothes - 5 £48,500 -
Gloucestershire - 5 £46,000 -
Manchester +2 4 £41,500 -27.82% 1

COBIT
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, 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.

1 471 (70.93%) ITIL
2 340 (51.20%) Finance
3 224 (33.73%) Information Security
4 206 (31.02%) Risk Management
5 194 (29.22%) ISO/IEC 27001
6 160 (24.10%) CISSP
7 138 (20.78%) Banking
8 135 (20.33%) CISM
9 129 (19.43%) CISA
10 124 (18.67%) Enterprise Architecture
11 117 (17.62%) Project Management
12 114 (17.17%) Service Management
13 111 (16.72%) Management Information System
13 111 (16.72%) TOGAF
14 108 (16.27%) Service Delivery
15 103 (15.51%) PCI DSS
16 94 (14.16%) Business Continuity
17 84 (12.65%) Oracle
18 83 (12.50%) Technical Architecture
18 83 (12.50%) Degree
19 78 (11.75%) PRINCE2
19 78 (11.75%) Security Management
20 72 (10.84%) IT Governance
21 66 (9.94%) Risk Assessment
22 65 (9.79%) Disaster Recovery
23 60 (9.04%) ITSM
23 60 (9.04%) COSO
24 59 (8.89%) .NET
25 55 (8.28%) CRM
26 54 (8.13%) SOA

COBIT
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, 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 24 (3.61%) SharePoint
2 18 (2.71%) IIS
3 14 (2.11%) Tomcat
4 13 (1.96%) SAS
5 12 (1.81%) WebSphere
6 8 (1.20%) WebLogic
7 4 (0.60%) Apache
7 4 (0.60%) Drupal
7 4 (0.60%) Apache Pig
8 2 (0.30%) SharePoint Server
9 1 (0.15%) SharePoint 2013
9 1 (0.15%) Oracle Workflow
Applications
1 20 (3.01%) MS Excel
2 11 (1.66%) MS Office
3 8 (1.20%) MS Visio
4 7 (1.05%) MS Project
5 3 (0.45%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 44 (6.63%) Remedy ITSM
2 22 (3.31%) Oracle BRM
3 8 (1.20%) Oracle EBS
3 8 (1.20%) FLEXCUBE
3 8 (1.20%) Misys Equation
3 8 (1.20%) Temenos T24
3 8 (1.20%) Finacle
4 1 (0.15%) Oracle EBS R12
4 1 (0.15%) Oracle Financials
4 1 (0.15%) Oracle Applications
Cloud Services
1 9 (1.36%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 25 (3.77%) Internet
2 22 (3.31%) Firewall
3 15 (2.26%) LAN
3 15 (2.26%) SAN
4 10 (1.51%) WAN
4 10 (1.51%) Network Security
5 7 (1.05%) VPN
6 6 (0.90%) Wireless
7 5 (0.75%) WLAN
8 4 (0.60%) VoIP
8 4 (0.60%) Unified Communications
9 2 (0.30%) SSL
9 2 (0.30%) SSH
9 2 (0.30%) Cisco Nexus
10 1 (0.15%) MPLS
10 1 (0.15%) HTTP
10 1 (0.15%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 45 (6.78%) SQL Server
2 23 (3.46%) Relational Database
3 14 (2.11%) MySQL
4 12 (1.81%) BusinessObjects
4 12 (1.81%) DB2
5 11 (1.66%) Crystal Reports
5 11 (1.66%) Data Mining
6 8 (1.20%) Oracle Database
7 6 (0.90%) Oracle Database 11g
7 6 (0.90%) Oracle BI EE
7 6 (0.90%) Oracle Database 12c
8 4 (0.60%) Apache Hive
8 4 (0.60%) Hadoop
8 4 (0.60%) Big Data
9 3 (0.45%) Oracle Reports
10 2 (0.30%) SQL Server 2005
10 2 (0.30%) QlikView
10 2 (0.30%) SQL Server 2008
11 1 (0.15%) SAP HANA
11 1 (0.15%) SAP BW
Development Applications
1 4 (0.60%) AppScan
1 4 (0.60%) Jenkins
2 1 (0.15%) Visual Studio
2 1 (0.15%) Oracle Forms
2 1 (0.15%) ClearCase
General
1 340 (51.20%) Finance
2 138 (20.78%) Banking
3 54 (8.13%) Telecoms
4 40 (6.02%) Retail
5 28 (4.22%) Legal
6 27 (4.07%) Back Office
7 26 (3.92%) Front Office
8 22 (3.31%) Billing
9 16 (2.41%) Wholesale Banking
10 14 (2.11%) Advertising
11 11 (1.66%) Investment Banking
12 9 (1.36%) Marketing
13 6 (0.90%) Law
14 5 (0.75%) Manufacturing
15 3 (0.45%) Financial Institution
16 2 (0.30%) Publishing
16 2 (0.30%) French Language
16 2 (0.30%) German Language
17 1 (0.15%) Retail Banking
17 1 (0.15%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 154 (23.19%) Architect
2 145 (21.84%) Consultant
3 119 (17.92%) Analyst
4 73 (10.99%) Solutions Architect
5 63 (9.49%) Security Analyst
6 40 (6.02%) Security Manager
7 39 (5.87%) Project Manager
8 38 (5.72%) Security Consultant
9 36 (5.42%) Information Analyst
10 32 (4.82%) Auditor
10 32 (4.82%) Risk Manager
11 30 (4.52%) Information Security Consultant
11 30 (4.52%) Information Security Analyst
11 30 (4.52%) Technical Architect
12 27 (4.07%) Risk Analyst
13 25 (3.77%) Business Consultant
13 25 (3.77%) Technical Solutions Architect
14 24 (3.61%) Management Consultant
15 23 (3.46%) Senior Consultant
16 21 (3.16%) IT Auditor
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 59 (8.89%) .NET
2 24 (3.61%) Middleware
3 6 (0.90%) J2EE
4 4 (0.60%) JSP
5 3 (0.45%) ASP.NET
6 2 (0.30%) ActiveX
7 1 (0.15%) Oracle Fusion
7 1 (0.15%) .NET Framework
7 1 (0.15%) DHTML
7 1 (0.15%) HTML
7 1 (0.15%) CSS
7 1 (0.15%) Web Services
7 1 (0.15%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 111 (16.72%) Management Information System
2 44 (6.63%) Computer Science
3 23 (3.46%) Enterprise Software
4 19 (2.86%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
5 16 (2.41%) Data Protection Act
6 15 (2.26%) PMI
7 13 (1.96%) Equities
8 11 (1.66%) Kindle
8 11 (1.66%) APACS
9 10 (1.51%) Digital Media
10 9 (1.36%) Mathematics
11 7 (1.05%) Data Integration
12 6 (0.90%) PKI
12 6 (0.90%) SCADA
13 4 (0.60%) AS400
13 4 (0.60%) CMDB
14 3 (0.45%) Mobile Payment
14 3 (0.45%) iPad
14 3 (0.45%) Market Risk
14 3 (0.45%) GIS
Operating Systems
1 49 (7.38%) Windows
2 37 (5.57%) UNIX
3 16 (2.41%) Linux
4 11 (1.66%) Solaris
5 6 (0.90%) zOS
6 4 (0.60%) Windows Server 2003
6 4 (0.60%) OS/390
6 4 (0.60%) Windows 7
7 1 (0.15%) Apple iOS
7 1 (0.15%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 1 (0.15%) Android
7 1 (0.15%) AIX
7 1 (0.15%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 471 (70.93%) ITIL
2 224 (33.73%) Information Security
3 206 (31.02%) Risk Management
4 124 (18.67%) Enterprise Architecture
5 117 (17.62%) Project Management
6 114 (17.17%) Service Management
7 111 (16.72%) TOGAF
8 108 (16.27%) Service Delivery
9 94 (14.16%) Business Continuity
10 83 (12.50%) Technical Architecture
11 78 (11.75%) PRINCE2
11 78 (11.75%) Security Management
12 72 (10.84%) IT Governance
13 66 (9.94%) Risk Assessment
14 65 (9.79%) Disaster Recovery
15 60 (9.04%) ITSM
16 55 (8.28%) CRM
17 54 (8.13%) SOA
17 54 (8.13%) Data Protection
18 50 (7.53%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 44 (6.63%) Java
2 42 (6.33%) SQL
3 20 (3.01%) PL/SQL
4 8 (1.20%) C
5 5 (0.75%) PHP
6 2 (0.30%) Uniface
6 2 (0.30%) C#
6 2 (0.30%) C++
6 2 (0.30%) T-SQL
6 2 (0.30%) VB
6 2 (0.30%) VBA
7 1 (0.15%) Ruby
7 1 (0.15%) VBScript
7 1 (0.15%) JavaScript
7 1 (0.15%) Perl
7 1 (0.15%) Python
Qualifications
1 160 (24.10%) CISSP
2 135 (20.33%) CISM
3 129 (19.43%) CISA
4 83 (12.50%) Degree
5 41 (6.17%) CIMA
6 34 (5.12%) Security Cleared
7 27 (4.07%) ACCA
8 24 (3.61%) CEH
9 22 (3.31%) CRISC
10 21 (3.16%) SC Cleared
11 16 (2.41%) DV Cleared
11 16 (2.41%) GIAC
11 16 (2.41%) ITIL Certification
11 16 (2.41%) PMI Certification
12 14 (2.11%) QiCA
13 13 (1.96%) PCI QSA
14 12 (1.81%) MBA
15 10 (1.51%) Microsoft Certification
16 8 (1.20%) BC Cleared
17 6 (0.90%) Security+ Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 194 (29.22%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 103 (15.51%) PCI DSS
3 60 (9.04%) COSO
4 41 (6.17%) Sarbanes-Oxley
5 22 (3.31%) ISO 9001
6 19 (2.86%) QA
7 12 (1.81%) Basel II
7 12 (1.81%) BS25999
8 11 (1.66%) IAS 39
8 11 (1.66%) SLA
8 11 (1.66%) ISO/IEC 17799
9 9 (1.36%) COREP
10 8 (1.20%) EMIR
10 8 (1.20%) Dodd-Frank
10 8 (1.20%) MiFID
10 8 (1.20%) Basel III
11 3 (0.45%) JSP 440
12 2 (0.30%) FINREP
System Software
1 13 (1.96%) VMware Infrastructure
2 12 (1.81%) Hyper-V
3 10 (1.51%) Active Directory
4 8 (1.20%) Oracle RAC
5 2 (0.30%) XenApp
5 2 (0.30%) XenDesktop
6 1 (0.15%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 7 (1.05%) WebInspect
2 4 (0.60%) Puppet
3 2 (0.30%) Nessus
3 2 (0.30%) Cisco CUCM
4 1 (0.15%) McAfee ePO
Vendors
1 84 (12.65%) Oracle
2 51 (7.68%) HP
3 45 (6.78%) ServiceNow
4 44 (6.63%) BMC
4 44 (6.63%) Remedy
5 43 (6.48%) Microsoft
6 39 (5.87%) CA
7 36 (5.42%) VMware
8 35 (5.27%) Siebel
9 32 (4.82%) FrontRange
10 29 (4.37%) SAP
11 26 (3.92%) Citrix
12 23 (3.46%) Business Objects
13 22 (3.31%) Convergys
13 22 (3.31%) Amdocs
13 22 (3.31%) webMethods
13 22 (3.31%) TIBCO
14 17 (2.56%) SunGard
14 17 (2.56%) Wall Street Systems
15 15 (2.26%) Cisco
London
DCL Search & Selection
Salary: £85k - 90k per year + benefits.
Posted: 3 days ago
London
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Salary: £30000.00 - £70000.00 per annum + Excellent
Posted: 3 days ago
Bath, Avon
Nakama
Salary: From £50,000 to £55,000 per annum + bonus + benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
London
NBC Universal
Salary: £45,000 per year
Posted: 3 days ago
London
DCL Search & Selection
Salary: £60k - 70k per year
Posted: 3 days ago
Leeds, Yorkshire
Yorkshire Building Society
Posted: 4 days ago
London
Hudson - London
Salary: £45000 - £50000 per annum + car allowance, pkg
Posted: 4 days ago
Berkshire
Apollo Solutions
Salary: £60000 - £70000 per annum + Bonus, car allowence
Posted: 5 days ago
London
Circle Recruitment
Salary: £30000 - £38000 per annum + bens
Posted: 6 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
The Co-operative Group
Salary: From £38,515 to £48,144 per annum + car allowance + benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
UK
Templeton & Partners
Salary: Market related
Posted: 6 days ago
UK
Templeton & Partners
Salary: Market related
Posted: 6 days ago
UK
Templeton & Partners
Salary: Market related
Posted: 6 days ago
London
Claremont Consulting Limited
Salary: £60000 - £75000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 10 days ago
London
EY
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 13 days ago
Belfast
Templeton and Partners (BE & NL)
Salary: Market related
Posted: 14 days ago
London
Mi5
Salary: Salary based on experience
Posted: 17 days ago
Isleworth, Middlesex
Sky
Salary: Sky Benefits
Posted: 20 days ago
London
Interquest - ITQ Financial - Tunbridge Wells
Salary: £80000 - £95000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 20 days ago
London
NBC Universal
Salary: £45,000 per year
Posted: 20 days ago