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

Location
3 months to
1 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Control Objectives for Information and related Technology (COBIT)
Rank 624 617 620
Rank change year-on-year
-7 +3
Permanent jobs citing COBIT 292 330 278
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.26% 0.28% 0.25%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 2.48% 2.74% 2.45%
Number of salaries quoted 245 260 195
Average salary £67,500 £60,000 £59,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+12.50% +0.84%
90% offered a salary of more than £45,325 £42,400 £42,185
10% offered a salary of more than £90,000 £87,750 £88,250
UK excluding London average salary £60,000 £55,000 £51,000
% change year-on-year
+9.09% +7.84%

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
11796 12063 11338
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 10.66% 10.40% 10.21%
Number of salaries quoted 9218 9452 9044
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 £42,500 £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 April 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 April 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 +9 272 £70,000 +16.66% 25
London +4 156 £70,000 +7.69% 14
City of London +13 62 £75,000 -11.76% 7
South East -11 58 £70,000 +16.66% 4
North West +21 19 £42,500 +3.65% 6
East of England +12 15 £45,000 -5.26%
Berkshire -20 15 £90,000 +52.54% 2
Cheshire +13 13 £42,500 - 6
Hampshire 0 13 £60,000 +7.14%
Scotland +16 12 £55,000 +37.50%
Buckinghamshire +12 12 £70,000 +21.73%
Warrington - 12 £42,500 -
Surrey +18 11 £80,500 +37.60% 2
Milton Keynes +13 11 £70,000 +21.73%
Edinburgh +11 9 £55,000 -4.34%
Reading -18 9 £90,000 +44.00%
Cambridgeshire - 8 £44,000 -
South West -31 7 £70,000 +33.33% 1
East Midlands +15 6 £62,500 -24.24%
Havant +12 6 £57,500 +2.67%
West Midlands -26 6 £57,500 -6.12%
Andover - 5 £85,000 -
Cambridge - 5 £44,500 -
Bedfordshire +25 4 £45,000 -
Kent +18 4 £70,000 +55.55%
Derbyshire +18 4 £65,000 -21.21%
Manchester 0 4 £37,500 -9.09%
Yorkshire -13 4 £34,000 -51.42%
Weybridge - 4 £70,000 -
Chesterfield - 4 £65,000 -

COBIT
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 1 April 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.

1 424 (72.98%) ITIL
2 276 (47.50%) Finance
3 236 (40.62%) Information Security
4 199 (34.25%) CISSP
5 173 (29.78%) ISO/IEC 27001
6 142 (24.44%) CISM
7 141 (24.27%) CISA
8 132 (22.72%) PCI DSS
9 124 (21.34%) Risk Management
10 100 (17.21%) Service Delivery
11 97 (16.70%) TOGAF
12 93 (16.01%) Project Management
13 88 (15.15%) Management Information System
14 82 (14.11%) Degree
15 79 (13.60%) Firewall
16 72 (12.39%) Service Management
17 71 (12.22%) Windows
18 68 (11.70%) Microsoft
19 67 (11.53%) Sarbanes-Oxley
19 67 (11.53%) Security Management
20 64 (11.02%) Banking
21 62 (10.67%) CRISC
22 58 (9.98%) Oracle
22 58 (9.98%) IT Governance
23 57 (9.81%) Stakeholder Management
24 55 (9.47%) MS Excel
25 54 (9.29%) Information Assurance
26 53 (9.12%) SABSA
27 48 (8.26%) Linux
27 48 (8.26%) Business Development

COBIT
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 1 April 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 19 (3.27%) IIS
2 13 (2.24%) SharePoint
3 10 (1.72%) WebSphere
4 4 (0.69%) JBoss
5 3 (0.52%) MS Exchange
5 3 (0.52%) Oracle HTTP Server
5 3 (0.52%) iPlanet
5 3 (0.52%) SharePoint 2010
5 3 (0.52%) WebLogic
6 2 (0.34%) Oracle Coherence
6 2 (0.34%) SAS
6 2 (0.34%) Apache
7 1 (0.17%) Tomcat
7 1 (0.17%) IBM Notes
7 1 (0.17%) WebLogic Portal
7 1 (0.17%) Exchange Server 2010
Applications
1 55 (9.47%) MS Excel
2 18 (3.10%) MS Visio
2 18 (3.10%) MS Office
3 8 (1.38%) MS PowerPoint
4 1 (0.17%) FastStats
Business Applications
1 4 (0.69%) Dynamics CRM
2 2 (0.34%) Dynamics AX
2 2 (0.34%) Remedy ITSM
2 2 (0.34%) Oracle EBS R12
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 8 (1.38%) Cloud Computing
2 4 (0.69%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 79 (13.60%) Firewall
2 42 (7.23%) LAN
3 38 (6.54%) Network Security
4 36 (6.20%) WAN
5 25 (4.30%) VPN
6 19 (3.27%) DNS
6 19 (3.27%) Intrusion Detection
7 18 (3.10%) SAN
7 18 (3.10%) TCP/IP
8 12 (2.07%) HTTP
9 11 (1.89%) SMTP
10 10 (1.72%) DHCP
11 8 (1.38%) Ethernet
11 8 (1.38%) FTP
11 8 (1.38%) LDAP
11 8 (1.38%) ATM
11 8 (1.38%) HTTPS
11 8 (1.38%) MPLS
11 8 (1.38%) OSPF
11 8 (1.38%) BGP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 30 (5.16%) SQL Server
2 24 (4.13%) Relational Database
3 12 (2.07%) Data Mining
4 10 (1.72%) Oracle Database
4 10 (1.72%) Big Data
5 8 (1.38%) Oracle Database 11g
6 7 (1.20%) Oracle Database 10g
7 5 (0.86%) QlikView
7 5 (0.86%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 4 (0.69%) Oracle Reports
9 3 (0.52%) DB2
9 3 (0.52%) MySQL
9 3 (0.52%) SQL Server 2008
10 2 (0.34%) SQL Server Integration Services
10 2 (0.34%) Spotfire
10 2 (0.34%) Oracle OLAP
10 2 (0.34%) OLAP
10 2 (0.34%) MS Access
10 2 (0.34%) Data Warehouse
10 2 (0.34%) BusinessObjects
Development Applications
1 12 (2.07%) Visual Studio
2 4 (0.69%) Team Foundation Server
3 1 (0.17%) GCC
3 1 (0.17%) Ant
3 1 (0.17%) Oracle Forms
3 1 (0.17%) ProC
3 1 (0.17%) Metasploit
General
1 276 (47.50%) Finance
2 64 (11.02%) Banking
3 39 (6.71%) Retail
4 33 (5.68%) Back Office
5 32 (5.51%) Legal
6 18 (3.10%) Telecoms
7 17 (2.93%) Law
8 15 (2.58%) Pharmaceutical
9 13 (2.24%) Investment Banking
10 11 (1.89%) Manufacturing
11 7 (1.20%) Billing
11 7 (1.20%) Local Government
12 6 (1.03%) Financial Institution
13 5 (0.86%) International Banking
14 4 (0.69%) Electronics
14 4 (0.69%) Retail Banking
15 3 (0.52%) Marketing
16 2 (0.34%) Games
17 1 (0.17%) French Language
17 1 (0.17%) Spanish Language
Job Titles
1 106 (18.24%) Analyst
2 96 (16.52%) Architect
3 76 (13.08%) Security Analyst
4 73 (12.56%) Consultant
5 60 (10.33%) Information Analyst
5 60 (10.33%) Information Security Analyst
6 44 (7.57%) Security Architect
7 40 (6.88%) Service Manager
8 38 (6.54%) Enterprise Architect
9 36 (6.20%) Security Manager
10 28 (4.82%) Enterprise Security Architect
11 27 (4.65%) Security Consultant
12 26 (4.48%) Head of IT
13 25 (4.30%) Auditor
13 25 (4.30%) Security Officer
14 23 (3.96%) IT Auditor
15 22 (3.79%) IT Consultant
15 22 (3.79%) Information Security Officer
15 22 (3.79%) Risk Analyst
16 21 (3.61%) Information Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 27 (4.65%) .NET
2 9 (1.55%) JSP
3 8 (1.38%) Middleware
4 7 (1.20%) Software Packaging
4 7 (1.20%) HTML
5 6 (1.03%) ASP.NET
6 3 (0.52%) WPF
6 3 (0.52%) Silverlight
6 3 (0.52%) ADO.NET
6 3 (0.52%) Web Services
6 3 (0.52%) ActiveX
6 3 (0.52%) SAML
7 1 (0.17%) J2EE
7 1 (0.17%) OC4J
7 1 (0.17%) SailPoint
Miscellaneous
1 88 (15.15%) Management Information System
2 44 (7.57%) Analytical Skills
3 38 (6.54%) Computer Science
4 33 (5.68%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
5 20 (3.44%) PKI
6 17 (2.93%) CESG
6 17 (2.93%) Cryptography
7 9 (1.55%) Data Protection Act
7 9 (1.55%) Mainframe
8 8 (1.38%) SCADA
8 8 (1.38%) Mobile Payment
9 7 (1.20%) Clustering
9 7 (1.20%) N-Tier
10 6 (1.03%) Freedom of Information
10 6 (1.03%) CESG CLAS
10 6 (1.03%) Mathematics
10 6 (1.03%) Open Source
10 6 (1.03%) Public Cloud
11 5 (0.86%) Algorithms
11 5 (0.86%) FMCG
Operating Systems
1 71 (12.22%) Windows
2 48 (8.26%) Linux
3 43 (7.40%) UNIX
4 11 (1.89%) Windows Server 2008
5 10 (1.72%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 10 (1.72%) AIX
6 8 (1.38%) Windows Server 2003
7 5 (0.86%) Solaris
7 5 (0.86%) Windows XP
8 1 (0.17%) Oracle Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 424 (72.98%) ITIL
2 236 (40.62%) Information Security
3 124 (21.34%) Risk Management
4 100 (17.21%) Service Delivery
5 97 (16.70%) TOGAF
6 93 (16.01%) Project Management
7 72 (12.39%) Service Management
8 67 (11.53%) Security Management
9 58 (9.98%) IT Governance
10 57 (9.81%) Stakeholder Management
11 54 (9.29%) Information Assurance
12 53 (9.12%) SABSA
13 48 (8.26%) Business Development
14 47 (8.09%) PRINCE2
14 47 (8.09%) Stakeholder Engagement
15 45 (7.75%) Security Architecture
16 43 (7.40%) Disaster Recovery
16 43 (7.40%) Risk Assessment
16 43 (7.40%) Data Management
17 42 (7.23%) Agile Software Development
Programming Languages
1 43 (7.40%) SQL
2 17 (2.93%) Java
3 14 (2.41%) VBA
4 12 (2.07%) C#
5 10 (1.72%) C
6 8 (1.38%) VB
7 5 (0.86%) PowerShell
7 5 (0.86%) C++
8 4 (0.69%) JavaScript
9 3 (0.52%) Perl
9 3 (0.52%) T-SQL
9 3 (0.52%) VB.NET
10 2 (0.34%) Bash Shell
10 2 (0.34%) Shell Script
10 2 (0.34%) Korn
11 1 (0.17%) Uniface
11 1 (0.17%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 199 (34.25%) CISSP
2 142 (24.44%) CISM
3 141 (24.27%) CISA
4 82 (14.11%) Degree
5 62 (10.67%) CRISC
6 33 (5.68%) ACCA
6 33 (5.68%) CIMA
7 31 (5.34%) Security Cleared
8 18 (3.10%) ISSMP
9 17 (2.93%) ISSAP
10 15 (2.58%) PCI QSA
11 14 (2.41%) Cisco Certification
12 12 (2.07%) Microsoft Certification
12 12 (2.07%) CEH
13 11 (1.89%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
13 11 (1.89%) MCSE
14 10 (1.72%) ITIL Certification
14 10 (1.72%) SC Cleared
14 10 (1.72%) ISACA
15 9 (1.55%) CCNA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 173 (29.78%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 132 (22.72%) PCI DSS
3 67 (11.53%) Sarbanes-Oxley
4 26 (4.48%) COSO
5 25 (4.30%) ISO/IEC 17799
6 23 (3.96%) SLA
6 23 (3.96%) QA
7 9 (1.55%) JSP 440
7 9 (1.55%) BS7799
7 9 (1.55%) Basel II
8 7 (1.20%) MiFID
8 7 (1.20%) EMIR
8 7 (1.20%) Dodd-Frank
9 5 (0.86%) ISO 14001
10 4 (0.69%) ISO 9001
10 4 (0.69%) Val IT
11 3 (0.52%) HIPAA
12 2 (0.34%) IAS 39
12 2 (0.34%) GxP
12 2 (0.34%) GAMP
System Software
1 31 (5.34%) Active Directory
2 23 (3.96%) VMware Infrastructure
3 13 (2.24%) Hyper-V
4 11 (1.89%) vSphere
5 9 (1.55%) Terminal Services
6 7 (1.20%) vCloud
6 7 (1.20%) KVM
6 7 (1.20%) Veritas Cluster Server
7 5 (0.86%) XenDesktop
8 3 (0.52%) XenApp
9 2 (0.34%) XenServer
9 2 (0.34%) Microsoft App-V
9 2 (0.34%) Xen
9 2 (0.34%) Citrix Presentation Server
10 1 (0.17%) Oracle RAC
10 1 (0.17%) RACF
Systems Management
1 7 (1.20%) Veritas Storage Foundation
1 7 (1.20%) SCCM
2 5 (0.86%) Tivoli
3 2 (0.34%) SCOM
3 2 (0.34%) Red Hat Satellite
4 1 (0.17%) Data Guard
4 1 (0.17%) Oracle Identity Management
4 1 (0.17%) CA Single Sign-On
4 1 (0.17%) Backup Exec
4 1 (0.17%) Oracle RMAN
Vendors
1 68 (11.70%) Microsoft
2 58 (9.98%) Oracle
3 33 (5.68%) SunGard
3 33 (5.68%) Wall Street Systems
4 32 (5.51%) Cisco
5 26 (4.48%) VMware
6 24 (4.13%) HP
7 21 (3.61%) SAP
8 16 (2.75%) Juniper
9 12 (2.07%) Red Hat
10 10 (1.72%) Citrix
11 8 (1.38%) CheckPoint
11 8 (1.38%) F5
12 7 (1.20%) Hyperion
12 7 (1.20%) Veritas
12 7 (1.20%) IBM
12 7 (1.20%) PeopleSoft
13 5 (0.86%) CA
14 4 (0.69%) Remedy
14 4 (0.69%) Qualys
Knutsford, Cheshire
Proprius Recruitment
Salary: From £60,000 to £75,000 per annum Banking Benefits + Bonus
Posted: 10 hours ago
London
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £50,000-£85,000
Posted: 14 hours ago
Berkshire
EXCELerate
Salary: £60k base with an £80k OTE Plus Car Allowance, Health, Pension
Posted: 14 hours ago
Berkshire
Networking People
Salary: £60000 - £70000 per annum + Car Allowance + Bonus + Bens
Posted: 14 hours ago
City, London
Perfect People Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Salary: From £85,000 to £95,000 per annum plus 17.5% bonus and benefits
Posted: 17 hours ago
London
Perfect People Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Salary: From £80,000 to £90,000 per annum plus 17.5% bonus and benefits
Posted: 17 hours ago
City, London
Oliver James Associates
Salary: £65000 - £75000 per annum + pension, bonus, cash benefits
Posted: 17 hours ago
London
ninesharp
Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Surrey
Ampersand Consulting
Salary: £77000 - £85000 per annum + Bonus and Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Spencer Rose
Salary: From £50,000 to £60,000 per annum + bonus & benefits
Posted: Yesterday
City of London
Streamline Connections
Salary: £55000 - £57000 per annum + Excellent Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Cheltenham
Computer Futures
Salary: £60000 - £75000 per annum + Bonus
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Capgemini
Posted: 2 days ago
City of London
Harrington Starr
Salary: £70000 - £80000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
London
DCL Search & Selection
Salary: £90000 per annum + Flexible Benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
London
Streamline Connections
Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
Knutsford, Cheshire
Proprius Recruitment
Salary: From £60,000 to £70,000 per annum + Bonus + Benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
City of London
Deerfoot IT
Salary: £30000 - £50000 per annum + + Bonus, Pension + flex benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
Redhill, Surrey
Fintrax
Salary: Pension, Healthcare, Life cover, Holidays
Posted: 12 days ago
City of London
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Salary: £30000.00 - £40000.00 per annum + package
Posted: 23 days ago