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 31 July 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
31 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Control Objectives for Information and related Technology (COBIT)
Rank 635 600 674
Rank change year-on-year
-35 +74
Permanent jobs citing COBIT 287 287 230
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.25% 0.26% 0.20%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 2.32% 2.58% 2.00%
Number of salaries quoted 217 183 177
Average salary £57,500 £62,500 £50,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-8.00% +25.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £34,400 £47,000 £34,450
10% offered a salary of more than £77,500 £90,000 £95,000
UK excluding London average salary £55,000 £57,500 £43,000
% change year-on-year
-4.34% +33.72%
Quality Assurance & Compliance Category
UK
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Quality Assurance & Compliance category
12376 11120 11525
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 10.58% 10.24% 9.81%
Number of salaries quoted 9618 8787 9471
Average salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £28,000 £28,500
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £72,500 £72,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
- -5.88%

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 31 July 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 31 July 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
(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 -35 278 £58,000 -10.76% 22
London -50 115 £65,000 -13.33% 9
South East +13 95 £60,000 -7.69% 7
Hampshire +23 41 £58,000 -7.20% 2
Berkshire +2 41 £75,000 +15.38% 4
South West -2 30 £55,000 +10.00% 1
City of London -14 26 £59,451 -11.92% 1
Newbury - 23 £27,500 -
Havant - 18 £58,000 - 1
East Midlands - 18 £43,500 -
Basingstoke +7 14 £66,250 +6.00%
North West -8 11 £50,000 -13.04% 3
Bath -13 10 £55,000 +10.00%
Somerset -18 10 £55,000 +10.00%
Wiltshire - 10 £54,290 - 1
West Midlands -29 7 £58,000 +5.45%
Swindon - 7 £54,290 - 1
Bristol -7 6 £41,000 -
Cheshire -14 6 £47,250 -12.09%
Leicestershire - 6 £40,000 -
Birmingham +8 5 £58,000 +0.86%
Merseyside +4 5 £50,000 - 2
Yorkshire -34 5 £33,500 -32.32% 1
West Yorkshire -42 5 £33,500 -30.20% 1
Kent - 5 £70,000 - 1
Chesterfield - 5 £57,500 -
Leicester - 5 £40,000 -
Liverpool - 5 £50,000 - 2
Derbyshire - 5 £57,500 -
Buckinghamshire - 4 £45,000 -

COBIT
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 31 July 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.

1 461 (74.96%) ITIL
2 264 (42.93%) Finance
3 198 (32.20%) Information Security
4 189 (30.73%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 175 (28.46%) CISSP
6 141 (22.93%) Risk Management
7 140 (22.76%) CISM
8 138 (22.44%) TOGAF
9 133 (21.63%) CISA
10 118 (19.19%) Project Management
11 108 (17.56%) Degree
12 107 (17.40%) PRINCE2
13 99 (16.10%) PCI DSS
14 96 (15.61%) Service Management
15 95 (15.45%) Management Information System
16 93 (15.12%) Microsoft
17 87 (14.15%) Windows
18 85 (13.82%) Banking
19 75 (12.20%) Stakeholder Management
20 74 (12.03%) Sarbanes-Oxley
20 74 (12.03%) Enterprise Architecture
21 60 (9.76%) Service Delivery
22 59 (9.59%) Security Management
22 59 (9.59%) Computer Science
23 58 (9.43%) VMware
24 54 (8.78%) Disaster Recovery
25 52 (8.46%) ITSM
25 52 (8.46%) SQL
26 51 (8.29%) Business Continuity
27 50 (8.13%) Linux

COBIT
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 31 July 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 34 (5.53%) SharePoint
2 13 (2.11%) IIS
3 10 (1.63%) Tomcat
3 10 (1.63%) MS Exchange
4 6 (0.98%) SAS
4 6 (0.98%) WebSphere
5 5 (0.81%) Exchange Server 2007
5 5 (0.81%) Apache
5 5 (0.81%) SharePoint 2013
6 2 (0.33%) Exchange Server 2010
6 2 (0.33%) WebLogic
6 2 (0.33%) SharePoint Server
7 1 (0.16%) Drupal
7 1 (0.16%) SharePoint 2010
7 1 (0.16%) Apache Pig
Applications
1 45 (7.32%) MS Excel
2 30 (4.88%) MS Office
3 21 (3.41%) MS Visio
4 13 (2.11%) MS Project
5 5 (0.81%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 16 (2.60%) Remedy ITSM
2 8 (1.30%) Finacle
2 8 (1.30%) FLEXCUBE
2 8 (1.30%) Misys Equation
2 8 (1.30%) Temenos T24
3 2 (0.33%) SAP Oil and Gas
4 1 (0.16%) Oracle EBS R12
4 1 (0.16%) Oracle Financials
4 1 (0.16%) Oracle EBS
4 1 (0.16%) Oracle CRM
Cloud Services
1 14 (2.28%) SaaS
2 4 (0.65%) IaaS
2 4 (0.65%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 44 (7.15%) Firewall
2 31 (5.04%) VPN
3 30 (4.88%) Internet
4 24 (3.90%) Network Security
4 24 (3.90%) LAN
5 20 (3.25%) SAN
5 20 (3.25%) WAN
6 18 (2.93%) TCP/IP
7 10 (1.63%) DNS
8 9 (1.46%) SSL
9 8 (1.30%) Wireless
9 8 (1.30%) VoIP
10 7 (1.14%) Intrusion Detection
10 7 (1.14%) DHCP
11 5 (0.81%) SSH
11 5 (0.81%) MPLS
11 5 (0.81%) HTTP
12 4 (0.65%) NAS
13 3 (0.49%) Cisco ASA
13 3 (0.49%) IP Telephony
Database & Business Intelligence
1 40 (6.50%) SQL Server
2 35 (5.69%) Relational Database
3 11 (1.79%) Crystal Reports
4 8 (1.30%) MySQL
5 6 (0.98%) Big Data
5 6 (0.98%) BusinessObjects
5 6 (0.98%) DB2
6 3 (0.49%) Data Mining
6 3 (0.49%) PostgreSQL
7 2 (0.33%) Oracle Database
7 2 (0.33%) Oracle Reports
7 2 (0.33%) Hadoop
7 2 (0.33%) QlikView
8 1 (0.16%) Oracle Database 11g
8 1 (0.16%) SQL Server 2008
8 1 (0.16%) Oracle Database 10g
8 1 (0.16%) Apache Hive
Development Applications
1 5 (0.81%) AppScan
2 1 (0.16%) Visual Studio
2 1 (0.16%) Jenkins
General
1 264 (42.93%) Finance
2 85 (13.82%) Banking
3 39 (6.34%) Telecoms
4 30 (4.88%) Marketing
5 24 (3.90%) Retail
6 16 (2.60%) Back Office
6 16 (2.60%) Legal
7 11 (1.79%) Advertising
8 10 (1.63%) Manufacturing
9 8 (1.30%) Law
10 7 (1.14%) Investment Banking
11 6 (0.98%) Multimedia
12 4 (0.65%) Automotive
13 3 (0.49%) French Language
13 3 (0.49%) Financial Institution
14 2 (0.33%) Electronics
14 2 (0.33%) Aerospace
14 2 (0.33%) Pharmaceutical
15 1 (0.16%) German Language
15 1 (0.16%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 138 (22.44%) Architect
2 133 (21.63%) Consultant
3 116 (18.86%) Analyst
4 75 (12.20%) Security Analyst
5 43 (6.99%) Solutions Architect
6 40 (6.50%) Service Manager
7 39 (6.34%) IT Consultant
8 37 (6.02%) Security Consultant
8 37 (6.02%) Senior Analyst
9 35 (5.69%) Security Manager
9 35 (5.69%) Senior Architect
10 34 (5.53%) Information Analyst
11 30 (4.88%) Senior Security Analyst
12 29 (4.72%) Management Consultant
13 28 (4.55%) Information Security Analyst
14 27 (4.39%) Senior Consultant
15 26 (4.23%) Project Manager
16 22 (3.58%) Service Management Consultant
17 20 (3.25%) Technical Architect
18 18 (2.93%) Business Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 48 (7.80%) .NET
2 23 (3.74%) Middleware
3 8 (1.30%) JSP
4 5 (0.81%) Web Services
5 3 (0.49%) ASP.NET
6 2 (0.33%) SOAP
6 2 (0.33%) XML
6 2 (0.33%) ActiveX
6 2 (0.33%) WSDL
7 1 (0.16%) Software Packaging
7 1 (0.16%) WPF
7 1 (0.16%) Silverlight
7 1 (0.16%) Oracle Fusion
7 1 (0.16%) .NET Framework
7 1 (0.16%) Java EE
7 1 (0.16%) ADO.NET
7 1 (0.16%) J2EE
7 1 (0.16%) LAMP
7 1 (0.16%) SailPoint
7 1 (0.16%) JAX-RS
Miscellaneous
1 95 (15.45%) Management Information System
2 59 (9.59%) Computer Science
3 20 (3.25%) PMI
4 14 (2.28%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
5 13 (2.11%) APACS
6 11 (1.79%) Mathematics
6 11 (1.79%) Equities
6 11 (1.79%) Kindle
7 9 (1.46%) Digital Media
8 6 (0.98%) Fixed Income
8 6 (0.98%) E-Learning
9 5 (0.81%) PKI
9 5 (0.81%) AS400
10 4 (0.65%) Enterprise Software
10 4 (0.65%) Video Conferencing
10 4 (0.65%) Data Protection Act
11 3 (0.49%) SCADA
11 3 (0.49%) FMCG
12 2 (0.33%) Mobile Payment
12 2 (0.33%) DTV
Operating Systems
1 87 (14.15%) Windows
2 50 (8.13%) Linux
3 27 (4.39%) UNIX
4 14 (2.28%) Solaris
5 10 (1.63%) Windows 7
6 8 (1.30%) AIX
6 8 (1.30%) Windows Server 2008
7 6 (0.98%) Windows Server 2003
8 5 (0.81%) OS/390
9 2 (0.33%) Windows Server 2012
9 2 (0.33%) VMS
10 1 (0.16%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 1 (0.16%) Android
10 1 (0.16%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 461 (74.96%) ITIL
2 198 (32.20%) Information Security
3 141 (22.93%) Risk Management
4 138 (22.44%) TOGAF
5 118 (19.19%) Project Management
6 107 (17.40%) PRINCE2
7 96 (15.61%) Service Management
8 75 (12.20%) Stakeholder Management
9 74 (12.03%) Enterprise Architecture
10 60 (9.76%) Service Delivery
11 59 (9.59%) Security Management
12 54 (8.78%) Disaster Recovery
13 52 (8.46%) ITSM
14 51 (8.29%) Business Continuity
15 49 (7.97%) Technical Architecture
16 39 (6.34%) SOA
17 37 (6.02%) Penetration Testing
18 36 (5.85%) Information Security Management
19 34 (5.53%) Six Sigma
19 34 (5.53%) CRM
Programming Languages
1 52 (8.46%) SQL
2 35 (5.69%) Java
3 12 (1.95%) C
3 12 (1.95%) PL/SQL
4 3 (0.49%) PowerShell
4 3 (0.49%) VB.NET
5 2 (0.33%) VBA
5 2 (0.33%) VB
5 2 (0.33%) C#
6 1 (0.16%) Bash Shell
6 1 (0.16%) Uniface
6 1 (0.16%) Python
6 1 (0.16%) C++
6 1 (0.16%) PHP
6 1 (0.16%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 175 (28.46%) CISSP
2 140 (22.76%) CISM
3 133 (21.63%) CISA
4 108 (17.56%) Degree
5 42 (6.83%) Security Cleared
6 33 (5.37%) PCI QSA
7 28 (4.55%) SC Cleared
8 21 (3.41%) PMI Certification
9 19 (3.09%) CEH
9 19 (3.09%) ITIL Certification
10 17 (2.76%) CIMA
11 13 (2.11%) DV Cleared
11 13 (2.11%) Microsoft Certification
11 13 (2.11%) ACCA
12 11 (1.79%) GCIH
12 11 (1.79%) CRISC
13 9 (1.46%) ISSAP
13 9 (1.46%) ISSMP
13 9 (1.46%) GIAC
14 8 (1.30%) MBA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 189 (30.73%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 99 (16.10%) PCI DSS
3 74 (12.03%) Sarbanes-Oxley
4 42 (6.83%) COSO
5 29 (4.72%) ISO/IEC 17799
6 26 (4.23%) ISO 9001
7 15 (2.44%) SLA
8 13 (2.11%) QA
9 11 (1.79%) IAS 39
9 11 (1.79%) Basel II
10 8 (1.30%) ISO 14001
11 7 (1.14%) BS25999
12 4 (0.65%) GxP
13 2 (0.33%) HL7
13 2 (0.33%) JSP 440
14 1 (0.16%) ISO 9000
System Software
1 28 (4.55%) VMware Infrastructure
2 26 (4.23%) Active Directory
3 23 (3.74%) Hyper-V
4 4 (0.65%) KVM
5 3 (0.49%) Nmap
6 1 (0.16%) Oracle RAC
6 1 (0.16%) XenApp
6 1 (0.16%) XenDesktop
6 1 (0.16%) Veritas Cluster Server
Systems Management
1 4 (0.65%) Puppet
2 3 (0.49%) WSUS
2 3 (0.49%) McAfee ePO
2 3 (0.49%) Opscode Chef
2 3 (0.49%) Vagrant
3 1 (0.16%) Veritas Storage Foundation
3 1 (0.16%) Nessus
3 1 (0.16%) Tivoli
3 1 (0.16%) Cisco CUCM
Vendors
1 93 (15.12%) Microsoft
2 58 (9.43%) VMware
3 36 (5.85%) Oracle
4 35 (5.69%) Cisco
5 34 (5.53%) CA
6 29 (4.72%) SAP
7 28 (4.55%) Citrix
8 18 (2.93%) HP
9 17 (2.76%) Business Objects
9 17 (2.76%) Remedy
9 17 (2.76%) ServiceNow
10 16 (2.60%) BMC
11 15 (2.44%) CheckPoint
12 13 (2.11%) Wall Street Systems
12 13 (2.11%) SunGard
13 12 (1.95%) IBM
14 11 (1.79%) EMC
15 10 (1.63%) FrontRange
16 8 (1.30%) Misys
16 8 (1.30%) Temenos
London
RBW Consulting
Salary: From £25,000 to £45,000 per annum
Posted: 11 hours ago
London
Broady Limited
Salary: From £50,000 to £55,000 per annum + min 18% bonus + car allowance + be
Posted: 15 hours ago
Berkshire
EXCELerate
Salary: From £60,000 to £80,000 per annum £60k OTE £80k, Car, Health, Pension,
Posted: 15 hours ago
London
EXCELerate
Salary: From £60,000 to £80,000 per annum £60k OTE £80k, Car, Health, Pension,
Posted: 15 hours ago
Liverpool, Merseyside
Go IT Recruitment Ltd
Salary: From £45,000 to £55,000 per annum + excellent benefits
Posted: 16 hours ago
West London
Go IT Recruitment Ltd
Salary: From £45,000 to £55,000 per annum + excellent benefits
Posted: 16 hours ago
City, London
Benedict Cole Limited
Salary: £45000 - £50000 per annum + excellent benefits + Bonus
Posted: Yesterday
UK
CSC
Salary: From £50 to £75 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Tunbridge Wells, Kent
1st Choice Computer Appointments Ltd
Salary: From £60,000 to £80,000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
London
Real Staffing
Salary: £65000 - £75000 per annum + competitive
Posted: Yesterday
Slough, Berkshire
Apollo Solutions
Salary: £70000 - £71000 per annum + car, pension, bonus
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Lorien Resourcing
Salary: £50000 - £65000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Hampshire
Streamline Connections
Salary: £80000 - £100000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Harlow, Essex
Computer Network Defence
Salary: From £65,000 to £80,000 per annum Dep on Exp
Posted: 3 days ago
Slough, Berkshire
Apollo Solutions
Salary: £70000 - £71000 per annum + car, pension, bonus
Posted: 6 days ago
Liverpool, Merseyside
Experis Ltd
Salary: £51000.00 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
London
Templeton and Partners - SAP & UK Account
Salary: base from £65 to £95k - package to £120k
Posted: 6 days ago
Berkshire
HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Salary: £60000.00 - £120000.00 per annum + Excellent
Posted: 6 days ago
Swindon, Wiltshire
Global Technology Solutions Ltd
Salary: £50000 - £55000 per annum + bonus +car allow OTE £100k
Posted: 6 days ago
West Yorkshire
RandomStorm Limited
Salary: Competitive Salary
Posted: 15 days ago