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 24 December 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
24 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Control Objectives for Information and related Technology (COBIT)
Rank 599 566 582
Rank change year-on-year
-33 +16
Permanent jobs citing COBIT 296 335 331
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.27% 0.31% 0.29%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 2.57% 3.11% 2.88%
Number of salaries quoted 230 238 250
Average salary £62,000 £57,500 £50,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+7.82% +15.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £42,500 £42,500 £37,500
10% offered a salary of more than £90,000 £90,000 £87,500
UK excluding London average salary £59,500 £50,000 £49,000
% change year-on-year
+19.00% +2.04%

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
11512 10757 11505
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 10.42% 9.98% 10.10%
Number of salaries quoted 9043 8252 9407
Average salary £45,000 £46,000 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-2.17% +2.22%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £28,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £70,000 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
-1.23% +1.25%

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 24 December 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 24 December 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 -36 280 £61,000 +6.08% 26
London -21 157 £65,000 +4.00% 16
City of London +39 70 £53,750 -14.00% 5
South East -29 58 £66,250 +10.41% 4
Berkshire +1 19 £67,500 +22.72%
West Midlands -17 16 £47,500 +5.55%
South West -8 13 £60,000 +14.28%
Surrey -7 12 £55,000 +8.91%
Hampshire -30 12 £63,750 +2.00% 1
West Yorkshire -6 11 £70,000 +33.33% 2
Yorkshire -25 11 £70,000 +36.58% 2
Buckinghamshire +9 10 £70,000 - 2
Scotland +5 10 £56,500 +32.94% 2
Milton Keynes +5 9 £71,250 +1.78% 2
East of England -10 9 £70,000 +60.91%
North West -15 9 £52,500 +12.90% 3
Bradford - 8 - -
Newbury 0 7 - -
Hertfordshire - 7 £70,000 -
Reading -4 6 £67,500 +12.50%
Edinburgh -10 5 £56,500 +32.94%
Glasgow - 5 - - 2
Liverpool - 5 £55,000 - 3
Gloucestershire - 5 £57,500 -
Merseyside - 5 £55,000 - 3
East Midlands +20 4 £42,500 -34.61%
Staffordshire +2 4 £45,000 -
Northampton -5 4 £42,500 -34.61%
Coventry -8 4 £38,500 -
Northamptonshire -13 4 £42,500 -34.61%

COBIT
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 24 December 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.

1 445 (66.22%) ITIL
2 285 (42.41%) Information Security
3 283 (42.11%) Finance
4 211 (31.40%) CISSP
5 194 (28.87%) ISO/IEC 27001
6 180 (26.79%) PCI DSS
7 152 (22.62%) CISM
8 148 (22.02%) CISA
9 146 (21.73%) Risk Management
10 121 (18.01%) Degree
11 112 (16.67%) Management Information System
12 102 (15.18%) Windows
12 102 (15.18%) Security Management
13 101 (15.03%) TOGAF
14 98 (14.58%) Sarbanes-Oxley
15 96 (14.29%) Stakeholder Management
16 93 (13.84%) PRINCE2
17 90 (13.39%) Project Management
18 84 (12.50%) Microsoft
19 83 (12.35%) Firewall
20 81 (12.05%) Service Management
21 80 (11.90%) Linux
22 74 (11.01%) MS Excel
23 68 (10.12%) Service Delivery
24 63 (9.38%) Analytical Skills
25 61 (9.08%) Banking
26 55 (8.18%) UNIX
26 55 (8.18%) CRISC
27 54 (8.04%) Data Protection
28 53 (7.89%) Agile Software Development

COBIT
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 24 December 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 15 (2.23%) SharePoint
2 11 (1.64%) IIS
3 9 (1.34%) MS Exchange
4 8 (1.19%) WebSphere
5 5 (0.74%) iPlanet
6 4 (0.60%) SharePoint 2013
6 4 (0.60%) WebLogic
6 4 (0.60%) JBoss
7 3 (0.45%) Oracle HTTP Server
8 2 (0.30%) Apache
8 2 (0.30%) Tomcat
8 2 (0.30%) Exchange Server 2010
8 2 (0.30%) Exchange Server 2007
9 1 (0.15%) SharePoint 2010
9 1 (0.15%) WebLogic Portal
9 1 (0.15%) Oracle Workflow
9 1 (0.15%) Oracle Coherence
9 1 (0.15%) SAS
Applications
1 74 (11.01%) MS Excel
2 33 (4.91%) MS Office
3 19 (2.83%) MS Visio
4 17 (2.53%) MS Project
5 15 (2.23%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 3 (0.45%) Remedy ITSM
2 2 (0.30%) SAP HCM
2 2 (0.30%) Oracle EBS R12
2 2 (0.30%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 2 (0.30%) Dynamics CRM
2 2 (0.30%) SAP HR
2 2 (0.30%) Oracle EBS
2 2 (0.30%) Oracle ERP
3 1 (0.15%) Oracle Applications
3 1 (0.15%) Oracle iRecruitment
3 1 (0.15%) Oracle Financials
3 1 (0.15%) Oracle 11i
3 1 (0.15%) Oracle CRM
3 1 (0.15%) Oracle HRMS
3 1 (0.15%) assyst
Cloud Services
1 8 (1.19%) SaaS
2 2 (0.30%) SuccessFactors
2 2 (0.30%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 83 (12.35%) Firewall
2 44 (6.55%) Network Security
3 43 (6.40%) VPN
4 35 (5.21%) TCP/IP
5 30 (4.46%) LAN
6 27 (4.02%) WAN
7 17 (2.53%) DNS
7 17 (2.53%) Intrusion Detection
8 16 (2.38%) SSL
8 16 (2.38%) SAN
9 14 (2.08%) Internet
9 14 (2.08%) LDAP
10 11 (1.64%) Cisco ASA
10 11 (1.64%) NetScreen
10 11 (1.64%) Junos
11 9 (1.34%) HTTP
12 8 (1.19%) X.509
13 6 (0.89%) IP Telephony
14 5 (0.74%) SSH
14 5 (0.74%) SNMP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 35 (5.21%) Relational Database
2 29 (4.32%) SQL Server
3 7 (1.04%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 6 (0.89%) Data Mining
4 6 (0.89%) Big Data
5 3 (0.45%) MySQL
5 3 (0.45%) Oracle Database
5 3 (0.45%) QlikView
6 2 (0.30%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 2 (0.30%) Spotfire
6 2 (0.30%) Oracle OLAP
6 2 (0.30%) SAP BW
6 2 (0.30%) DB2
6 2 (0.30%) OLAP
6 2 (0.30%) Oracle Reports
6 2 (0.30%) MS Access
7 1 (0.15%) Data Warehouse
7 1 (0.15%) PostgreSQL
7 1 (0.15%) InterSystems Cache
7 1 (0.15%) Oracle Discoverer
Development Applications
1 7 (1.04%) Visual Studio
2 3 (0.45%) Bugzilla
2 3 (0.45%) JIRA
3 2 (0.30%) Team Foundation Server
3 2 (0.30%) Oracle Forms
4 1 (0.15%) ProC
4 1 (0.15%) Subversion
4 1 (0.15%) Oracle APEX
4 1 (0.15%) Git (software)
General
1 283 (42.11%) Finance
2 61 (9.08%) Banking
3 36 (5.36%) Retail
4 29 (4.32%) Telecoms
5 17 (2.53%) Marketing
6 16 (2.38%) Law
6 16 (2.38%) Legal
7 13 (1.93%) Investment Banking
8 12 (1.79%) Back Office
9 10 (1.49%) Manufacturing
10 9 (1.34%) Pharmaceutical
11 6 (0.89%) Multimedia
12 5 (0.74%) Financial Institution
12 5 (0.74%) Advertising
13 4 (0.60%) Games
13 4 (0.60%) Electronics
14 3 (0.45%) Billing
14 3 (0.45%) Retail Banking
14 3 (0.45%) International Banking
15 2 (0.30%) Arabic Language
Job Titles
1 116 (17.26%) Consultant
2 111 (16.52%) Analyst
3 89 (13.24%) Architect
4 88 (13.10%) Security Analyst
5 53 (7.89%) Information Analyst
5 53 (7.89%) Information Security Analyst
6 51 (7.59%) Security Architect
7 48 (7.14%) Service Manager
8 45 (6.70%) Security Engineer
9 43 (6.40%) Enterprise Architect
10 41 (6.10%) IT Consultant
11 40 (5.95%) Security Manager
12 37 (5.51%) Enterprise Security Architect
13 34 (5.06%) Security Consultant
13 34 (5.06%) Senior Analyst
14 33 (4.91%) Senior Security Analyst
15 30 (4.46%) Information Manager
15 30 (4.46%) Information Security Manager
16 28 (4.17%) Senior Consultant
17 27 (4.02%) Risk Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 30 (4.46%) .NET
2 14 (2.08%) Middleware
3 10 (1.49%) JSP
4 7 (1.04%) Web Services
4 7 (1.04%) HTML
5 5 (0.74%) SAML
6 4 (0.60%) SailPoint
7 3 (0.45%) Oracle Fusion
8 2 (0.30%) LAMP
9 1 (0.15%) .NET Framework
9 1 (0.15%) Java EE
9 1 (0.15%) WPF
9 1 (0.15%) Silverlight
9 1 (0.15%) OC4J
9 1 (0.15%) J2EE
9 1 (0.15%) ADO.NET
9 1 (0.15%) ASP.NET
9 1 (0.15%) JAX-RS
Miscellaneous
1 112 (16.67%) Management Information System
2 63 (9.38%) Analytical Skills
3 49 (7.29%) Computer Science
4 32 (4.76%) PKI
5 13 (1.93%) CESG
5 13 (1.93%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
6 10 (1.49%) Cryptography
7 9 (1.34%) AS400
7 9 (1.34%) Data Protection Act
8 8 (1.19%) Algorithms
9 7 (1.04%) Mathematics
9 7 (1.04%) Enterprise Software
9 7 (1.04%) CESG CLAS
10 6 (0.89%) FMCG
11 5 (0.74%) APACS
11 5 (0.74%) GIS
12 4 (0.60%) Client/Server
12 4 (0.60%) E-Learning
12 4 (0.60%) Fixed Income
12 4 (0.60%) Smartphone
Operating Systems
1 102 (15.18%) Windows
2 80 (11.90%) Linux
3 55 (8.18%) UNIX
4 24 (3.57%) AIX
5 19 (2.83%) Solaris
6 10 (1.49%) Mac OS X
6 10 (1.49%) Windows Server 2008
6 10 (1.49%) Apple iOS
7 7 (1.04%) Windows 7
8 5 (0.74%) VMS
9 3 (0.45%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 2 (0.30%) Windows XP
11 1 (0.15%) Windows Server 2003
11 1 (0.15%) Oracle Linux
11 1 (0.15%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 445 (66.22%) ITIL
2 285 (42.41%) Information Security
3 146 (21.73%) Risk Management
4 102 (15.18%) Security Management
5 101 (15.03%) TOGAF
6 96 (14.29%) Stakeholder Management
7 93 (13.84%) PRINCE2
8 90 (13.39%) Project Management
9 81 (12.05%) Service Management
10 68 (10.12%) Service Delivery
11 54 (8.04%) Data Protection
12 53 (7.89%) Agile Software Development
13 52 (7.74%) Information Assurance
14 51 (7.59%) Change Management
15 49 (7.29%) Information Security Management
15 49 (7.29%) Risk Assessment
15 49 (7.29%) Security Architecture
16 43 (6.40%) SABSA
17 42 (6.25%) Vulnerability Assessment
17 42 (6.25%) IT Governance
Programming Languages
1 42 (6.25%) SQL
2 22 (3.27%) Java
3 9 (1.34%) PowerShell
4 8 (1.19%) VBA
4 8 (1.19%) C
5 7 (1.04%) C#
6 6 (0.89%) VB
7 5 (0.74%) T-SQL
8 4 (0.60%) C++
9 3 (0.45%) Perl
9 3 (0.45%) Bash Shell
10 2 (0.30%) Shell Script
10 2 (0.30%) Korn
10 2 (0.30%) Python
10 2 (0.30%) PL/SQL
10 2 (0.30%) JavaScript
11 1 (0.15%) Uniface
11 1 (0.15%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 211 (31.40%) CISSP
2 152 (22.62%) CISM
3 148 (22.02%) CISA
4 121 (18.01%) Degree
5 55 (8.18%) CRISC
6 26 (3.87%) ISSAP
6 26 (3.87%) ISSMP
7 25 (3.72%) Security Cleared
8 24 (3.57%) PCI QSA
9 20 (2.98%) ISACA
10 14 (2.08%) GIAC
10 14 (2.08%) ITIL Certification
11 13 (1.93%) ACCA
11 13 (1.93%) CIMA
12 10 (1.49%) CEH
12 10 (1.49%) Cisco Certification
13 9 (1.34%) Microsoft Certification
13 9 (1.34%) CCNA
14 7 (1.04%) SC Cleared
15 6 (0.89%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 194 (28.87%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 180 (26.79%) PCI DSS
3 98 (14.58%) Sarbanes-Oxley
4 50 (7.44%) COSO
5 37 (5.51%) ISO/IEC 17799
6 25 (3.72%) QA
7 20 (2.98%) SLA
8 8 (1.19%) JSP 440
9 6 (0.89%) GxP
10 4 (0.60%) BS7799
11 3 (0.45%) ISO 14001
12 2 (0.30%) GAMP
12 2 (0.30%) Data Quality
13 1 (0.15%) Val IT
13 1 (0.15%) HIPAA
13 1 (0.15%) ISO 9001
13 1 (0.15%) BS15000
System Software
1 25 (3.72%) Active Directory
2 22 (3.27%) VMware Infrastructure
3 8 (1.19%) RACF
4 6 (0.89%) Nmap
4 6 (0.89%) Hyper-V
5 5 (0.74%) KVM
6 2 (0.30%) Xen
7 1 (0.15%) Oracle RAC
7 1 (0.15%) Oracle RMAN
7 1 (0.15%) XenApp
7 1 (0.15%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 6 (0.89%) WSUS
1 6 (0.89%) SCCM
2 5 (0.74%) Tivoli
3 4 (0.60%) Backup Exec
3 4 (0.60%) McAfee ePO
4 3 (0.45%) HP Quality Center
5 2 (0.30%) Tivoli Storage Manager
5 2 (0.30%) Red Hat Satellite
6 1 (0.15%) Vagrant
6 1 (0.15%) Opscode Chef
6 1 (0.15%) Puppet
6 1 (0.15%) CA SiteMinder
6 1 (0.15%) SCOM
6 1 (0.15%) Data Guard
Vendors
1 84 (12.50%) Microsoft
2 47 (6.99%) Cisco
3 41 (6.10%) Oracle
4 38 (5.65%) VMware
5 19 (2.83%) IBM
5 19 (2.83%) Citrix
6 18 (2.68%) CheckPoint
7 17 (2.53%) Juniper
7 17 (2.53%) F5
8 16 (2.38%) SAP
9 13 (1.93%) CA
10 12 (1.79%) SunGard
10 12 (1.79%) Wall Street Systems
11 9 (1.34%) Unisys
11 9 (1.34%) Qualys
12 8 (1.19%) ArcSight
12 8 (1.19%) Brocade
13 7 (1.04%) Remedy
14 6 (0.89%) McAfee
14 6 (0.89%) LANDesk
Glasgow, Lanarkshire
Harvey Nash plc
Salary: DOE + Excellent Benefits
Posted: 7 hours ago
Leeds
Computer Futures
Salary: £50000 - £80000 per annum + Bonus + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Banbury, Oxfordshire
Serco Group PLC
Salary: £70000 - £85000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
London
Required IT
Salary: £75,000 per year
Posted: 6 days ago
Milton Keynes, Buckinghamshire
Kyna Associates
Salary: £70000 - £87000 Per Annum benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
Milton Keynes
Claremont Consulting Limited
Salary: £65000 - £75000 per annum
Posted: 7 days ago
City of London
NFP Group Ltd
Salary: £55000 - £65000 per annum
Posted: 8 days ago
Liverpool
NFP Group Ltd
Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum
Posted: 8 days ago
London, South East, United Kingdom
PWC
Salary: Competitive + Benefits
Posted: 8 days ago
London, South East, United Kingdom
PWC
Salary: Competitive + Benefits
Posted: 8 days ago
City, London
Red10
Salary: £110000 - £125000 per annum + Good bonus + benefits package
Posted: 9 days ago
Portsmouth, Hampshire
Nakama
Salary: From £50,000 to £60,000 per annum
Posted: 9 days ago
London
EY
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 12 days ago
Glasgow
Claremont Consulting Limited
Salary: £0.00 per annum
Posted: 17 days ago
Liverpool
NFP Group Ltd
Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum
Posted: 19 days ago
City of London
NFP Group Ltd
Salary: £55000 - £65000 per annum
Posted: 19 days ago
London
Computer Futures
Salary: £50000 - £80000 per annum + Bonus + More
Posted: 20 days ago
London
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Salary: £400.00 - £500.00 per day
Posted: 20 days ago
London
Huxley Banking & Financial Services
Salary: competitive
Posted: 23 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
GE Capital
Salary: Competitive Salary & Great Benefits
Posted: 24 days ago