The table below looks at the statistics for COBIT skills in IT jobs advertised across the UK. Included is a guide to the salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited COBIT over the 3 months to 30 July 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
30 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Control Objectives for Information and related Technology (COBIT)
Rank 582 659 717
Rank change year-on-year
+77 +58
Permanent jobs citing COBIT 350 329 290
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.36% 0.30% 0.25%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 2.98% 2.59% 2.18%
Number of salaries quoted 259 250 217
Median salary £62,500 £65,000 £57,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
-3.84% +13.04%
90% offered a salary of more than £42,500 £42,500 £33,800
10% offered a salary of more than £85,000 £80,000 £77,500
UK excluding London median salary £55,000 £57,500 £55,000
% change year-on-year
-4.34% +4.54%

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
11740 12717 13277
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 11.99% 11.60% 11.33%
Number of salaries quoted 9280 10012 10329
Median salary £50,000 £46,377 £46,945
Median salary % change year-on-year
+7.81% -1.21%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £27,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £70,000 £75,000
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £42,500 £40,500
% change year-on-year
+5.88% +4.93%

COBIT
Jobs Demand Trend

The demand trend of job ads citing COBIT as a proportion of all IT jobs with a match in 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 30 July 2016 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 median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing COBIT within the UK over the 3 months to 30 July 2016. 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 see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
England +52 320 £62,500 -3.84% 29
London +19 157 £70,000 - 15
South East +48 58 £57,750 +10.00% 5
South West +31 28 £40,000 -33.33% 2
Yorkshire +39 26 £50,000 +11.11% 2
Scotland +18 26 £47,500 +26.66% 1
Surrey +41 22 £69,500 +1.09% 1
West Yorkshire +20 21 £45,000 -6.25% 1
West Midlands +13 20 £46,250 -11.90% 1
City of London +46 19 £61,250 -9.25% 5
Edinburgh +13 19 £52,500 +10.52% 1
Gloucestershire +13 15 £75,000 +7.14% 1
East of England +7 12 £43,000 -21.81% 1
Leeds +20 11 £50,500 -19.20% 1
Hampshire - 11 £60,000 -
Guildford +23 10 £70,000 +16.66% 1
North West +16 10 £67,500 +17.39% 2
Manchester -10 9 £67,500 +22.72% 1
Southampton - 9 £55,000 -
Bradford +7 8 - -
Cheltenham +1 8 £70,000 -
Berkshire -2 8 £47,500 -17.39% 2
Birmingham -11 8 £55,000 +10.00%
East Sussex - 8 £55,250 -
Eastbourne - 8 £55,250 -
Bristol +22 6 £38,500 -25.24%
Staffordshire +5 6 £57,500 -20.68%
Norfolk - 6 £31,500 -
Norwich - 5 £31,500 -
Oxfordshire - 5 £37,000 - 1

COBIT
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 30 July 2016, IT jobs citing COBIT also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads with a requirement for COBIT.

1 527 (63.80%) ITIL
2 453 (54.84%) Information Security
3 370 (44.79%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 343 (41.53%) CISSP
5 323 (39.10%) Finance
6 237 (28.69%) Degree
7 230 (27.85%) CISA
8 221 (26.76%) CISM
9 212 (25.67%) Management Information System
10 206 (24.94%) Risk Management
11 187 (22.64%) PCI DSS
12 150 (18.16%) Stakeholder Management
13 138 (16.71%) Banking
14 137 (16.59%) Sarbanes-Oxley
15 130 (15.74%) CRISC
16 129 (15.62%) IT Audit
17 116 (14.04%) Computer Science
18 112 (13.56%) TOGAF
19 108 (13.08%) Microsoft
20 107 (12.95%) Project Management
21 106 (12.83%) Cybersecurity
22 94 (11.38%) Analytical Skills
23 92 (11.14%) Data Protection
24 87 (10.53%) Service Management
25 83 (10.05%) Security Management
25 83 (10.05%) IT Governance
26 81 (9.81%) Risk Assessment
27 80 (9.69%) Oracle
28 78 (9.44%) Process Improvement
29 77 (9.32%) Internal Audit

COBIT
Top Related IT Skills by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 18 (2.18%) SharePoint
2 8 (0.97%) IIS
2 8 (0.97%) MS Exchange
2 8 (0.97%) WebSphere
3 5 (0.61%) iPlanet
3 5 (0.61%) JBoss
4 2 (0.24%) Eucalyptus
4 2 (0.24%) Skype for Business
5 1 (0.12%) Apache
5 1 (0.12%) Exchange Server 2010
5 1 (0.12%) OpenStack
Applications
1 52 (6.30%) MS Excel
2 43 (5.21%) MS Office
3 19 (2.30%) MS Visio
4 17 (2.06%) MS PowerPoint
5 2 (0.24%) MS Project
6 1 (0.12%) Casewise Modeler
Business Applications
1 16 (1.94%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 4 (0.48%) Dynamics AX
2 4 (0.48%) SAP Retail
3 3 (0.36%) Maximo
4 1 (0.12%) AWD
4 1 (0.12%) Oracle Applications
Cloud Services
1 17 (2.06%) Amazon AWS
2 14 (1.69%) Microsoft Azure
3 12 (1.45%) IaaS
3 12 (1.45%) SaaS
4 8 (0.97%) PaaS
5 4 (0.48%) Amazon CloudWatch
5 4 (0.48%) Amazon EC2
5 4 (0.48%) Amazon S3
5 4 (0.48%) Cloud Computing
6 3 (0.36%) iPaaS
7 2 (0.24%) Nimbula
Communications & Networking
1 76 (9.20%) Firewall
2 31 (3.75%) Network Security
3 26 (3.15%) VPN
4 25 (3.03%) TCP/IP
5 19 (2.30%) DNS
6 18 (2.18%) HTTP
6 18 (2.18%) Internet
7 17 (2.06%) Intrusion Detection
8 14 (1.69%) SMTP
8 14 (1.69%) tcpdump
8 14 (1.69%) Wireshark
9 13 (1.57%) LAN
10 11 (1.33%) WAN
11 8 (0.97%) SSL
12 7 (0.85%) NAS
12 7 (0.85%) SAN
13 5 (0.61%) LDAP
13 5 (0.61%) SNMP
13 5 (0.61%) VoIP
13 5 (0.61%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 33 (4.00%) SQL Server
2 21 (2.54%) Big Data
3 11 (1.33%) Data Warehouse
4 9 (1.09%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 8 (0.97%) DataStage
5 8 (0.97%) IBM InfoSphere
5 8 (0.97%) Oracle Exadata
5 8 (0.97%) QualityStage
5 8 (0.97%) Relational Database
6 7 (0.85%) DB2
7 4 (0.48%) SQL Server Analysis Services
8 3 (0.36%) Data Mining
8 3 (0.36%) NoSQL
8 3 (0.36%) SQL Server 2008
9 2 (0.24%) Enterprise Data Warehouse
9 2 (0.24%) Hadoop
9 2 (0.24%) MySQL
9 2 (0.24%) SQL Server 2005
9 2 (0.24%) SQL Server Integration Services
10 1 (0.12%) SQL Server 2014
Development Applications
1 3 (0.36%) MorphX
1 3 (0.36%) Team Foundation Server
2 2 (0.24%) ERwin
3 1 (0.12%) GCC
3 1 (0.12%) Visual Studio
General
1 323 (39.10%) Finance
2 138 (16.71%) Banking
3 66 (7.99%) Legal
4 54 (6.54%) Retail
5 40 (4.84%) Telecoms
6 34 (4.12%) Marketing
7 23 (2.78%) Manufacturing
8 19 (2.30%) Law
9 16 (1.94%) Electronics
10 14 (1.69%) Pharmaceutical
11 13 (1.57%) Investment Banking
12 12 (1.45%) Financial Institution
13 10 (1.21%) Publishing
14 6 (0.73%) Back Office
14 6 (0.73%) French Language
15 4 (0.48%) Music Industry
16 3 (0.36%) Local Government
17 2 (0.24%) German Language
17 2 (0.24%) Retail Banking
18 1 (0.12%) Aerospace
Job Titles
1 146 (17.68%) Analyst
2 140 (16.95%) Consultant
3 116 (14.04%) IT Manager
4 115 (13.92%) Architect
5 110 (13.32%) Security Manager
6 107 (12.95%) Security Analyst
7 71 (8.60%) Information Security Manager
8 66 (7.99%) Information Manager
9 65 (7.87%) Information Analyst
9 65 (7.87%) Information Security Analyst
10 56 (6.78%) Risk Manager
11 51 (6.17%) Auditor
12 43 (5.21%) IT Consultant
13 42 (5.08%) Solutions Architect
14 39 (4.72%) IT Security Manager
14 39 (4.72%) Security Architect
15 34 (4.12%) IT Analyst
16 33 (4.00%) Risk Analyst
17 32 (3.87%) Security Consultant
18 30 (3.63%) Audit Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 41 (4.96%) .NET
2 36 (4.36%) Java EE
3 16 (1.94%) Middleware
3 16 (1.94%) Web Services
4 10 (1.21%) SOAP
5 8 (0.97%) HTML
5 8 (0.97%) XML
6 5 (0.61%) Hibernate
6 5 (0.61%) J2EE
6 5 (0.61%) REST
6 5 (0.61%) RESTful
6 5 (0.61%) SAML
6 5 (0.61%) Struts
7 3 (0.36%) .NET Framework
7 3 (0.36%) CSS
7 3 (0.36%) CSS3
7 3 (0.36%) HTML5
8 2 (0.24%) SailPoint
9 1 (0.12%) AngularJS
9 1 (0.12%) Spring
Miscellaneous
1 212 (25.67%) Management Information System
2 116 (14.04%) Computer Science
3 94 (11.38%) Analytical Skills
4 40 (4.84%) Data Centre
5 28 (3.39%) FMCG
6 24 (2.91%) Data Protection Act
7 19 (2.30%) CESG
8 18 (2.18%) Virtual Team
9 14 (1.69%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
9 14 (1.69%) Mainframe
10 12 (1.45%) Cyberthreat
11 10 (1.21%) PMI
12 9 (1.09%) Performance Metrics
13 8 (0.97%) Cybercrime
14 7 (0.85%) NHS
14 7 (0.85%) Statistics
15 6 (0.73%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
15 6 (0.73%) iSeries
15 6 (0.73%) Mobile Payment
15 6 (0.73%) SWIFT
Operating Systems
1 74 (8.96%) Windows
2 62 (7.51%) Unix
3 14 (1.69%) Linux
4 8 (0.97%) Windows Server
5 6 (0.73%) Windows 7
6 5 (0.61%) Windows Server 2008
7 4 (0.48%) Solaris
7 4 (0.48%) Windows Server 2003
7 4 (0.48%) Windows XP
8 2 (0.24%) HPUX
8 2 (0.24%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 1 (0.12%) Kali Linux
9 1 (0.12%) Windows 10
9 1 (0.12%) Windows 8
9 1 (0.12%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 527 (63.80%) ITIL
2 453 (54.84%) Information Security
3 206 (24.94%) Risk Management
4 150 (18.16%) Stakeholder Management
5 129 (15.62%) IT Audit
6 112 (13.56%) TOGAF
7 107 (12.95%) Project Management
8 106 (12.83%) Cybersecurity
9 92 (11.14%) Data Protection
10 87 (10.53%) Service Management
11 83 (10.05%) IT Governance
11 83 (10.05%) Security Management
12 81 (9.81%) Risk Assessment
13 78 (9.44%) Process Improvement
14 77 (9.32%) Internal Audit
15 76 (9.20%) Continuous Improvement
16 73 (8.84%) Agile Software Development
17 72 (8.72%) Penetration Testing
18 70 (8.47%) Security Architecture
19 66 (7.99%) Enterprise Architecture
Programming Languages
1 43 (5.21%) SQL
2 30 (3.63%) C
3 29 (3.51%) PowerShell
4 23 (2.78%) Python
5 13 (1.57%) PHP
6 11 (1.33%) Perl
7 7 (0.85%) T-SQL
8 6 (0.73%) Java
9 3 (0.36%) C#
9 3 (0.36%) Ruby
9 3 (0.36%) X++
10 1 (0.12%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 343 (41.53%) CISSP
2 237 (28.69%) Degree
3 230 (27.85%) CISA
4 221 (26.76%) CISM
5 130 (15.74%) CRISC
6 34 (4.12%) CISMP
7 31 (3.75%) CGEIT
8 29 (3.51%) CEH
8 29 (3.51%) PCI QSA
9 25 (3.03%) ITIL Certification
9 25 (3.03%) Security Cleared
10 22 (2.66%) CESG Certified Professional
11 19 (2.30%) CompTIA Security+
11 19 (2.30%) Security+ Certification
12 17 (2.06%) SSCP
13 16 (1.94%) GCIA
13 16 (1.94%) GCIH
13 16 (1.94%) PMI Certification
14 13 (1.57%) ISACA
14 13 (1.57%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 370 (44.79%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 187 (22.64%) PCI DSS
3 137 (16.59%) Sarbanes-Oxley
4 46 (5.57%) COSO
5 37 (4.48%) ISO27002
6 25 (3.03%) QA
7 22 (2.66%) ISO22301
8 18 (2.18%) Val IT
9 17 (2.06%) ISAE 3402
9 17 (2.06%) ISO27005
10 15 (1.82%) SSAE 16
11 13 (1.57%) Solvency II
12 9 (1.09%) ISO 9001
13 7 (0.85%) Data Quality
14 6 (0.73%) SEPA
15 5 (0.61%) ISO 14001
16 4 (0.48%) HMG Security Policy Framework
17 3 (0.36%) ISO 9000
17 3 (0.36%) SLA
18 2 (0.24%) ISO/IEC 17799
System Software
1 47 (5.69%) Active Directory
2 15 (1.82%) Snort
3 12 (1.45%) VMware Infrastructure
4 9 (1.09%) Hyper-V
5 5 (0.61%) KVM
5 5 (0.61%) Virtual Machines
6 4 (0.48%) Terminal Services
6 4 (0.48%) vCloud
6 4 (0.48%) VMware Workstation
6 4 (0.48%) vSphere
6 4 (0.48%) XenApp
6 4 (0.48%) XenDesktop
6 4 (0.48%) XenServer
7 2 (0.24%) Citrix Presentation Server
7 2 (0.24%) Microsoft App-V
7 2 (0.24%) Xen
8 1 (0.12%) Docker
Systems Management
1 20 (2.42%) RSA Archer
2 13 (1.57%) SCCM
3 6 (0.73%) Nessus
4 2 (0.24%) Forefront Identity Manager
4 2 (0.24%) SCOM
5 1 (0.12%) Kubernetes
5 1 (0.12%) Opscode Chef
5 1 (0.12%) Puppet
5 1 (0.12%) RSA Security Analytics
Vendors
1 108 (13.08%) Microsoft
2 80 (9.69%) Oracle
3 61 (7.38%) IBM
4 32 (3.87%) Cognizant
5 24 (2.91%) SAP
6 19 (2.30%) ServiceNow
7 18 (2.18%) Cisco
7 18 (2.18%) Citrix
7 18 (2.18%) VMware
8 15 (1.82%) FrontRange
9 13 (1.57%) CA
10 9 (1.09%) HP
11 8 (0.97%) CheckPoint
12 7 (0.85%) Qualys
12 7 (0.85%) Splunk
13 6 (0.73%) ArcSight
13 6 (0.73%) Cyber-Ark
13 6 (0.73%) Sybase
14 5 (0.61%) Chordiant
14 5 (0.61%) DevExpress
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Salary: £70000 - £87000 per annum + bonus + benefits
Posted: Yesterday
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Posted: 20 hours ago
Gloucestershire
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Resource Solutions - FCA
Posted: Yesterday
Sheffield, South Yorkshire
Senitor Associates
Salary: £45000 per annum + Many more benefits!
Posted: Yesterday
London
Joseph Harry Ltd
Salary: £60000 - £75000 per annum + 25% Bonus + 10% Pension
Posted: Yesterday
Coventry, West Midlands (County)
Robert Walters
Salary: £80000 - £90000 per annum + Car, Bonus, Package
Posted: 2 days ago
Oxfordshire
Sanderson
Salary: £41000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Luton, Bedfordshire
Tui (Ip) Ltd
Salary: Competitive
Posted: Yesterday
South West London
World First
Salary: From £45,000 to £50,000 per annum + excellent bonus & benefits package
Posted: 5 days ago
London
Capita plc
Salary: £35000 - £42000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
London
Robert Walters UK
Salary: £80000 - £90000 per annum
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Guildford, Surrey
ITSM Team
Salary: £55k to £70k + benefits
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PRUDENTIAL
Posted: 8 days ago
Edinburgh, Midlothian
Global Technology Solutions Ltd
Salary: £35000 - £65000 per annum + Bonus+home working+benefits
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London
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Salary: Competitive
Posted: 5 days ago
London
Lorien Resourcing
Salary: £100000 - £120000 per annum + Car Allow + Bonus + Benefits
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Milton Keynes, Buckinghamshire
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Salary: From £60,000 to £65,000 per annum
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Salary: £85000 - £95000 per annum + competitive
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