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 3 March 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
3 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Control Objectives for Information and related Technology (COBIT)
Rank 610 594 599
Rank change year-on-year
-16 +5
Permanent jobs citing COBIT 272 317 298
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.25% 0.30% 0.28%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 2.41% 2.89% 2.68%
Number of salaries quoted 222 238 223
Average salary £65,500 £60,000 £57,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+9.16% +4.34%
90% offered a salary of more than £47,500 £42,500 £40,500
10% offered a salary of more than £90,000 £90,000 £85,250
UK excluding London average salary £57,500 £52,750 £50,000
% change year-on-year
+9.00% +5.50%

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
11272 10977 11108
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 10.56% 10.28% 10.27%
Number of salaries quoted 8714 8469 8924
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 £70,000 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+5.00% -

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 3 March 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 3 March 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 -16 255 £67,500 +12.50% 19
London -10 145 £70,000 +7.69% 10
South East -18 57 £67,500 +12.50% 4
City of London -8 49 £70,000 -17.64% 3
North West -7 16 £48,750 +18.18% 1
Buckinghamshire +16 15 £70,000 - 1
Berkshire -10 14 £87,500 +45.83% 1
Milton Keynes +9 13 £70,000 - 1
Scotland +9 12 £56,000 -2.60%
Hampshire -8 12 £57,500 -8.00%
West Midlands -25 12 £50,000 -9.09% 1
Surrey +5 10 £75,000 +66.66% 1
Cheshire +8 8 £47,500 -
Edinburgh +10 7 £56,000 -2.60%
East of England +1 7 £43,950 -7.47% 1
Newbury -2 7 - - 1
Birmingham -16 7 £50,000 -37.50%
South West -29 7 £70,000 +33.33% 1
Warrington - 7 £45,000 -
Reading -12 6 £87,500 +34.61%
Havant +10 5 £57,500 +12.35%
Yorkshire -24 5 £34,000 -47.69%
Glasgow - 5 - -
Cambridgeshire - 5 £43,950 -
East Midlands +25 4 £47,500 -42.42%
Merseyside - 4 £55,000 -
Weybridge - 4 £70,000 -
Portsmouth - 4 £52,500 -
Liverpool - 4 £55,000 -
Cambridge - 4 £44,000 -

COBIT
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 3 March 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.

1 405 (69.59%) ITIL
2 271 (46.56%) Finance
3 252 (43.30%) Information Security
4 194 (33.33%) CISSP
5 173 (29.73%) ISO/IEC 27001
6 143 (24.57%) CISM
7 142 (24.40%) PCI DSS
8 134 (23.02%) CISA
9 126 (21.65%) Risk Management
10 97 (16.67%) TOGAF
11 89 (15.29%) Service Delivery
12 87 (14.95%) Project Management
13 86 (14.78%) Management Information System
13 86 (14.78%) Degree
14 77 (13.23%) Firewall
15 73 (12.54%) Security Management
15 73 (12.54%) Sarbanes-Oxley
16 65 (11.17%) Microsoft
16 65 (11.17%) Windows
17 64 (11.00%) Service Management
17 64 (11.00%) CRISC
18 61 (10.48%) Banking
19 59 (10.14%) Security Architecture
20 57 (9.79%) Stakeholder Management
20 57 (9.79%) MS Excel
20 57 (9.79%) SABSA
21 52 (8.93%) Information Assurance
22 50 (8.59%) IT Governance
23 49 (8.42%) Oracle
24 48 (8.25%) Risk Assessment

COBIT
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 3 March 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 17 (2.92%) IIS
2 11 (1.89%) WebSphere
3 9 (1.55%) SharePoint
4 5 (0.86%) MS Exchange
4 5 (0.86%) iPlanet
5 4 (0.69%) JBoss
6 3 (0.52%) WebLogic
6 3 (0.52%) Oracle HTTP Server
6 3 (0.52%) SharePoint 2010
7 2 (0.34%) Oracle Coherence
7 2 (0.34%) SAS
7 2 (0.34%) Apache
8 1 (0.17%) Tomcat
8 1 (0.17%) IBM Notes
8 1 (0.17%) WebLogic Portal
8 1 (0.17%) Exchange Server 2010
Applications
1 57 (9.79%) MS Excel
2 19 (3.26%) MS Office
3 13 (2.23%) MS Visio
4 11 (1.89%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 4 (0.69%) Dynamics CRM
2 2 (0.34%) Dynamics AX
2 2 (0.34%) Remedy ITSM
2 2 (0.34%) SAP HCM
2 2 (0.34%) Oracle EBS R12
2 2 (0.34%) SAP HR
2 2 (0.34%) SAP R/3
2 2 (0.34%) Oracle EBS
2 2 (0.34%) Oracle ERP
2 2 (0.34%) Maximo
3 1 (0.17%) SAP Oil and Gas
3 1 (0.17%) assyst
Cloud Services
1 5 (0.86%) Cloud Computing
2 2 (0.34%) SaaS
2 2 (0.34%) SuccessFactors
Communications & Networking
1 77 (13.23%) Firewall
2 40 (6.87%) Network Security
3 36 (6.19%) LAN
4 33 (5.67%) WAN
5 30 (5.15%) VPN
6 21 (3.61%) TCP/IP
7 16 (2.75%) Intrusion Detection
8 15 (2.58%) DNS
8 15 (2.58%) SAN
9 13 (2.23%) LDAP
10 8 (1.37%) HTTP
10 8 (1.37%) X.509
10 8 (1.37%) Cisco ASA
11 7 (1.20%) SMTP
12 6 (1.03%) DHCP
12 6 (1.03%) Wireless
13 5 (0.86%) SNMP
14 4 (0.69%) HTTPS
14 4 (0.69%) SSL
14 4 (0.69%) Ethernet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 31 (5.33%) Relational Database
2 24 (4.12%) SQL Server
3 11 (1.89%) Data Mining
4 10 (1.72%) Big Data
5 7 (1.20%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 6 (1.03%) QlikView
6 6 (1.03%) Oracle Database
7 4 (0.69%) Oracle Database 11g
8 3 (0.52%) Oracle Database 10g
8 3 (0.52%) DB2
8 3 (0.52%) MySQL
8 3 (0.52%) SQL Server 2008
9 2 (0.34%) OLAP
9 2 (0.34%) BusinessObjects
9 2 (0.34%) SAP BW
9 2 (0.34%) MS Access
9 2 (0.34%) SQL Server Integration Services
9 2 (0.34%) Spotfire
9 2 (0.34%) Oracle OLAP
10 1 (0.17%) Data Warehouse
Development Applications
1 12 (2.06%) Visual Studio
2 4 (0.69%) Team Foundation Server
3 1 (0.17%) Ant
3 1 (0.17%) Oracle Forms
3 1 (0.17%) ProC
3 1 (0.17%) Metasploit
General
1 271 (46.56%) Finance
2 61 (10.48%) Banking
3 36 (6.19%) Retail
4 26 (4.47%) Back Office
5 24 (4.12%) Legal
6 16 (2.75%) Law
6 16 (2.75%) Telecoms
7 14 (2.41%) Investment Banking
7 14 (2.41%) Pharmaceutical
8 9 (1.55%) Manufacturing
9 6 (1.03%) Financial Institution
10 5 (0.86%) Electronics
10 5 (0.86%) Marketing
11 4 (0.69%) Retail Banking
11 4 (0.69%) Billing
12 3 (0.52%) International Banking
12 3 (0.52%) Local Government
12 3 (0.52%) Advertising
12 3 (0.52%) Games
13 1 (0.17%) French Language
Job Titles
1 99 (17.01%) Architect
1 99 (17.01%) Analyst
2 76 (13.06%) Consultant
3 75 (12.89%) Security Analyst
4 60 (10.31%) Security Architect
5 58 (9.97%) Information Analyst
5 58 (9.97%) Information Security Analyst
6 50 (8.59%) Enterprise Architect
7 43 (7.39%) Enterprise Security Architect
8 40 (6.87%) Service Manager
9 29 (4.98%) Security Manager
10 24 (4.12%) Head of IT
10 24 (4.12%) Security Officer
10 24 (4.12%) Security Consultant
10 24 (4.12%) Security Engineer
11 22 (3.78%) IT Auditor
11 22 (3.78%) Auditor
12 21 (3.61%) Information Security Officer
13 19 (3.26%) Risk Analyst
13 19 (3.26%) IT Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 32 (5.50%) .NET
2 9 (1.55%) JSP
2 9 (1.55%) Middleware
2 9 (1.55%) HTML
3 5 (0.86%) Web Services
3 5 (0.86%) SAML
4 3 (0.52%) ADO.NET
4 3 (0.52%) ASP.NET
4 3 (0.52%) SailPoint
4 3 (0.52%) Software Packaging
4 3 (0.52%) WPF
4 3 (0.52%) Silverlight
5 1 (0.17%) OC4J
5 1 (0.17%) Oracle Fusion
5 1 (0.17%) J2EE
5 1 (0.17%) LAMP
Miscellaneous
1 86 (14.78%) Management Information System
2 45 (7.73%) Analytical Skills
3 39 (6.70%) Computer Science
4 28 (4.81%) PKI
5 27 (4.64%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
6 17 (2.92%) CESG
7 16 (2.75%) Cryptography
8 10 (1.72%) Data Protection Act
9 8 (1.37%) Mathematics
9 8 (1.37%) Algorithms
10 7 (1.20%) CESG CLAS
11 6 (1.03%) Freedom of Information
11 6 (1.03%) Mainframe
11 6 (1.03%) GIS
11 6 (1.03%) FMCG
12 5 (0.86%) Enterprise Software
13 4 (0.69%) Mobile Payment
13 4 (0.69%) Client/Server
14 3 (0.52%) N-Tier
14 3 (0.52%) Clustering
Operating Systems
1 65 (11.17%) Windows
2 45 (7.73%) Linux
3 42 (7.22%) UNIX
4 11 (1.89%) AIX
5 10 (1.72%) Windows Server 2008
6 8 (1.37%) Solaris
7 6 (1.03%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 5 (0.86%) Windows XP
9 4 (0.69%) Windows Server 2003
10 3 (0.52%) Mac OS X
10 3 (0.52%) Windows 7
10 3 (0.52%) Apple iOS
11 1 (0.17%) Oracle Linux
11 1 (0.17%) VMS
Processes & Methodologies
1 405 (69.59%) ITIL
2 252 (43.30%) Information Security
3 126 (21.65%) Risk Management
4 97 (16.67%) TOGAF
5 89 (15.29%) Service Delivery
6 87 (14.95%) Project Management
7 73 (12.54%) Security Management
8 64 (11.00%) Service Management
9 59 (10.14%) Security Architecture
10 57 (9.79%) SABSA
10 57 (9.79%) Stakeholder Management
11 52 (8.93%) Information Assurance
12 50 (8.59%) IT Governance
13 48 (8.25%) Risk Assessment
14 47 (8.08%) PRINCE2
15 45 (7.73%) Business Continuity
15 45 (7.73%) Change Management
15 45 (7.73%) Disaster Recovery
15 45 (7.73%) Agile Software Development
16 44 (7.56%) Information Security Management
Programming Languages
1 39 (6.70%) SQL
2 23 (3.95%) Java
3 12 (2.06%) C#
3 12 (2.06%) VBA
4 8 (1.37%) VB
4 8 (1.37%) C
5 6 (1.03%) C++
6 5 (0.86%) T-SQL
6 5 (0.86%) PowerShell
7 4 (0.69%) JavaScript
8 3 (0.52%) Perl
8 3 (0.52%) VB.NET
9 2 (0.34%) Bash Shell
9 2 (0.34%) Shell Script
9 2 (0.34%) Korn
10 1 (0.17%) Uniface
10 1 (0.17%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 194 (33.33%) CISSP
2 143 (24.57%) CISM
3 134 (23.02%) CISA
4 86 (14.78%) Degree
5 64 (11.00%) CRISC
6 27 (4.64%) ACCA
6 27 (4.64%) CIMA
7 23 (3.95%) Security Cleared
8 20 (3.44%) ISSAP
8 20 (3.44%) ISSMP
9 16 (2.75%) Cisco Certification
10 15 (2.58%) PCI QSA
11 14 (2.41%) VCP4
12 13 (2.23%) ITIL Certification
13 11 (1.89%) CCNA
13 11 (1.89%) ISACA
14 10 (1.72%) MCSE
14 10 (1.72%) Microsoft Certification
14 10 (1.72%) CEH
15 9 (1.55%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 173 (29.73%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 142 (24.40%) PCI DSS
3 73 (12.54%) Sarbanes-Oxley
4 32 (5.50%) COSO
5 27 (4.64%) ISO/IEC 17799
6 24 (4.12%) QA
7 23 (3.95%) SLA
8 10 (1.72%) BS7799
9 9 (1.55%) JSP 440
10 4 (0.69%) MiFID
10 4 (0.69%) Basel II
10 4 (0.69%) ISO 9001
10 4 (0.69%) EMIR
10 4 (0.69%) Dodd-Frank
10 4 (0.69%) ISO 14001
11 3 (0.52%) HIPAA
12 2 (0.34%) Val IT
12 2 (0.34%) Data Quality
12 2 (0.34%) GxP
12 2 (0.34%) GAMP
System Software
1 27 (4.64%) Active Directory
2 18 (3.09%) VMware Infrastructure
3 7 (1.20%) Hyper-V
4 6 (1.03%) KVM
5 5 (0.86%) vSphere
6 3 (0.52%) vCloud
6 3 (0.52%) Veritas Cluster Server
6 3 (0.52%) Nmap
6 3 (0.52%) Terminal Services
7 2 (0.34%) Xen
8 1 (0.17%) Oracle RAC
8 1 (0.17%) XenApp
8 1 (0.17%) RACF
8 1 (0.17%) Oracle RMAN
Systems Management
1 7 (1.20%) SCCM
2 5 (0.86%) Tivoli
3 3 (0.52%) Backup Exec
3 3 (0.52%) WSUS
3 3 (0.52%) Veritas Storage Foundation
4 2 (0.34%) SCOM
4 2 (0.34%) Red Hat Satellite
5 1 (0.17%) Data Guard
5 1 (0.17%) CA Single Sign-On
Vendors
1 65 (11.17%) Microsoft
2 49 (8.42%) Oracle
3 28 (4.81%) Cisco
4 26 (4.47%) SunGard
4 26 (4.47%) Wall Street Systems
5 23 (3.95%) VMware
5 23 (3.95%) SAP
6 16 (2.75%) HP
7 12 (2.06%) Juniper
8 10 (1.72%) Citrix
9 9 (1.55%) IBM
10 8 (1.37%) Red Hat
10 8 (1.37%) CheckPoint
10 8 (1.37%) F5
11 7 (1.20%) Qualys
11 7 (1.20%) CA
11 7 (1.20%) PeopleSoft
12 5 (0.86%) Remedy
12 5 (0.86%) JD Edwards
12 5 (0.86%) Altiris
Norwich, Norfolk
HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Salary: £40000.00 - £50000.00 per annum
Posted: 12 hours ago
London
Nicoll Curtin
Salary: £70000 per annum + Bonus + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Perfect People Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Salary: From £85,000 to £95,000 per annum plus 17.5% bonus and benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
London
2Source Talent
Salary: Up to £60,000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
London
NFP Group Ltd
Salary: £50000 - £65000 per annum + Package
Posted: 4 days ago
London
Huxley Banking & Financial Services
Salary: £60000 - £70000 per annum + negotiable
Posted: 4 days ago
City, London
Eames Consulting
Salary: From £65,000 to £85,000 per annum Up to £85k + bonus & benefits.
Posted: 5 days ago
London
NFP Group Ltd
Salary: £50000 - £65000 per annum + Benefits & Career progression
Posted: 6 days ago
London
Apollo Solutions
Salary: £70000 - £80000 per annum + benefits & bonus
Posted: 6 days ago
Manchester
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Salary: £35000.00 - £43000.00 per annum
Posted: 8 days ago
Milton Keynes
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Salary: £45000.00 - £55000.00 per annum + Bonus + Other benefits
Posted: 11 days ago
Coventry
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Salary: £55000.00 - £65000.00 per annum + Car + Benefits
Posted: 13 days ago
Cheltenham
Computer Futures
Salary: £60000 - £75000 per annum + Bonus
Posted: 15 days ago
Newbury, Berkshire
Vodafone Group
Posted: 17 days ago
Surrey
Ampersand Consulting
Salary: £77000 - £85000 per annum + Bonus and Benefits
Posted: 19 days ago
City of London
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Salary: £80000.00 - £110000.00 per annum + bonus
Posted: 22 days ago