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

Location
3 months to
31 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Control Objectives for Information and related Technology (COBIT)
Rank 578 647 607
Rank change year-on-year
+69 -40
Permanent jobs citing COBIT 334 291 286
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.30% 0.25% 0.26%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 2.82% 2.33% 2.57%
Number of salaries quoted 255 218 184
Average salary £65,000 £57,500 £62,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+13.04% -8.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £42,500 £33,850 £46,500
10% offered a salary of more than £80,000 £77,500 £90,000
UK excluding London average salary £57,500 £55,000 £57,500
% change year-on-year
+4.54% -4.34%

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
11833 12468 11112
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 10.81% 10.66% 10.22%
Number of salaries quoted 9376 9672 8820
Average salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,500 £28,000
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £72,500 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £41,250 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.12% -

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 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 31 July 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 +41 308 £65,000 +13.04% 26
London +86 179 £70,000 +7.69% 16
City of London +46 46 £67,500 +13.53% 4
South East -67 26 £53,750 -10.41% 5
East of England +27 25 £55,000 +22.22% 3
Yorkshire +23 24 £45,000 +34.32%
East Midlands +5 22 £65,000 +49.42%
West Yorkshire +25 20 £48,000 +43.28%
North West +1 16 £57,500 +15.00% 1
Scotland +27 15 £37,500 -25.00%
Chesterfield +8 15 £65,000 +13.04%
Derbyshire 0 15 £65,000 +13.04%
Leeds +26 13 £62,500 +89.39%
Cambridgeshire - 13 £67,500 - 2
Edinburgh +13 12 £47,500 -5.00%
Manchester - 12 £55,000 - 1
Berkshire -24 10 £62,500 -14.08% 1
Cambridge - 10 £60,000 - 2
West Midlands -8 9 £52,500 -9.48% 1
Surrey +23 8 £68,750 -5.17% 1
Luton - 7 £53,750 -
Bedfordshire - 7 £53,750 -
Kent +8 6 £32,500 -53.57%
Birmingham -6 6 £50,000 -13.79%
Canary Wharf - 6 £80,000 -
Bradford - 6 £45,000 -
South West -37 5 £60,000 +9.09%
Glasgow +15 4 £37,500 -
Northamptonshire +1 4 £62,500 +48.80%
Slough -6 4 - -

COBIT
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 31 July 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.

1 539 (77.44%) ITIL
2 291 (41.81%) Finance
3 281 (40.37%) Information Security
4 271 (38.94%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 242 (34.77%) CISSP
6 175 (25.14%) Risk Management
7 172 (24.71%) TOGAF
8 171 (24.57%) CISM
9 165 (23.71%) CISA
10 141 (20.26%) PCI DSS
11 126 (18.10%) Degree
12 114 (16.38%) Management Information System
13 110 (15.80%) Project Management
14 106 (15.23%) Windows
15 98 (14.08%) Microsoft
16 92 (13.22%) Security Management
16 92 (13.22%) Data Centre
17 90 (12.93%) Service Management
18 87 (12.50%) Oracle
19 84 (12.07%) Service Delivery
20 77 (11.06%) Firewall
21 74 (10.63%) Zachman Framework
22 73 (10.49%) Stakeholder Management
23 70 (10.06%) Cyber Security
24 69 (9.91%) Banking
24 69 (9.91%) Business Development
25 68 (9.77%) IT Governance
26 67 (9.63%) Agile Software Development
27 66 (9.48%) Security Cleared
27 66 (9.48%) Stakeholder Engagement

COBIT
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 31 July 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 29 (4.17%) IIS
2 20 (2.87%) Apache Spark
3 18 (2.59%) SharePoint
4 5 (0.72%) Apache
5 4 (0.57%) WebSphere
6 2 (0.29%) CloudStack
6 2 (0.29%) WebLogic
7 1 (0.14%) JBoss
7 1 (0.14%) IBM Notes
7 1 (0.14%) MS Exchange
7 1 (0.14%) SAS
7 1 (0.14%) Oracle HTTP Server
7 1 (0.14%) WebLogic Portal
7 1 (0.14%) Oracle Coherence
7 1 (0.14%) SharePoint 2010
Applications
1 43 (6.18%) MS Excel
2 29 (4.17%) MS Visio
3 20 (2.87%) MS Office
4 4 (0.57%) FastStats
5 3 (0.43%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 4 (0.57%) SAP MM
1 4 (0.57%) SAP SD
1 4 (0.57%) SAP SCM
1 4 (0.57%) Unica
1 4 (0.57%) SAP LE
1 4 (0.57%) Adobe Campaign
2 2 (0.29%) SAP ERP
2 2 (0.29%) Dynamics AX
2 2 (0.29%) Oracle EBS
3 1 (0.14%) SAP FI/CO
3 1 (0.14%) Summit
3 1 (0.14%) SAP CO
3 1 (0.14%) SAP Oil and Gas
3 1 (0.14%) Dynamics CRM
3 1 (0.14%) SAP HR
3 1 (0.14%) SAP FI
3 1 (0.14%) SAP HCM
Cloud Services
1 17 (2.44%) Cloud Computing
2 14 (2.01%) SaaS
3 4 (0.57%) PaaS
4 3 (0.43%) IaaS
5 2 (0.29%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 77 (11.06%) Firewall
2 37 (5.32%) Network Security
3 28 (4.02%) DNS
3 28 (4.02%) LAN
4 26 (3.74%) SAN
5 24 (3.45%) Internet
6 23 (3.30%) WAN
7 21 (3.02%) TCP/IP
8 17 (2.44%) NAS
9 16 (2.30%) Intrusion Detection
9 16 (2.30%) HTTP
9 16 (2.30%) DHCP
10 15 (2.16%) VPN
10 15 (2.16%) IPsec
11 13 (1.87%) Cisco ASA
11 13 (1.87%) VLAN
11 13 (1.87%) MPLS
11 13 (1.87%) OSPF
11 13 (1.87%) BGP
12 12 (1.72%) SMTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 58 (8.33%) SQL Server
2 25 (3.59%) Hadoop
3 18 (2.59%) Big Data
4 17 (2.44%) Oracle Database
5 16 (2.30%) Oracle Database 11g
6 15 (2.16%) Oracle Database 10g
7 10 (1.44%) Data Mining
8 7 (1.01%) Oracle Reports
9 6 (0.86%) Relational Database
10 5 (0.72%) Data Warehouse
10 5 (0.72%) SAP BI
11 2 (0.29%) QlikView
12 1 (0.14%) MySQL
12 1 (0.14%) InterSystems Cache
12 1 (0.14%) NonStop SQL
12 1 (0.14%) Apache Hive
12 1 (0.14%) NoSQL
12 1 (0.14%) HBase
12 1 (0.14%) DB2
12 1 (0.14%) OLTP
Development Applications
1 2 (0.29%) Visual Studio
2 1 (0.14%) Oracle Forms
2 1 (0.14%) ProC
2 1 (0.14%) Team Foundation Server
2 1 (0.14%) GCC
2 1 (0.14%) Ant
General
1 291 (41.81%) Finance
2 69 (9.91%) Banking
3 63 (9.05%) Legal
4 51 (7.33%) Retail
5 39 (5.60%) Back Office
6 27 (3.88%) Telecoms
7 22 (3.16%) Pharmaceutical
7 22 (3.16%) Manufacturing
8 19 (2.73%) Local Government
9 18 (2.59%) Law
10 15 (2.16%) Billing
11 12 (1.72%) Investment Banking
12 10 (1.44%) Financial Institution
13 6 (0.86%) Advertising
14 4 (0.57%) International Banking
15 3 (0.43%) Marketing
15 3 (0.43%) French Language
16 1 (0.14%) German Language
16 1 (0.14%) Russian Language
16 1 (0.14%) Spanish Language
Job Titles
1 143 (20.55%) Architect
2 115 (16.52%) Consultant
3 83 (11.93%) Analyst
4 62 (8.91%) Security Analyst
5 60 (8.62%) Security Manager
6 47 (6.75%) Enterprise Architect
7 46 (6.61%) Information Manager
8 44 (6.32%) Risk Manager
9 41 (5.89%) Security Architect
10 36 (5.17%) Information Security Manager
10 36 (5.17%) Information Analyst
11 35 (5.03%) Security Consultant
11 35 (5.03%) Information Security Analyst
12 30 (4.31%) IT Consultant
13 27 (3.88%) Solutions Architect
13 27 (3.88%) Head of IT
14 26 (3.74%) Senior Manager
15 25 (3.59%) Management Consultant
16 24 (3.45%) IT Risk Manager
17 23 (3.30%) Head of Security
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 31 (4.45%) .NET
2 18 (2.59%) Middleware
3 15 (2.16%) Software Packaging
4 14 (2.01%) Java EE
5 11 (1.58%) JSP
6 10 (1.44%) ASP.NET
7 9 (1.29%) ActiveX
8 2 (0.29%) SAP Basis
8 2 (0.29%) SOAP
8 2 (0.29%) REST
9 1 (0.14%) HTML
9 1 (0.14%) JSON
9 1 (0.14%) Web Services
9 1 (0.14%) XML
9 1 (0.14%) XSD
9 1 (0.14%) COM
9 1 (0.14%) J2EE
9 1 (0.14%) ADO.NET
9 1 (0.14%) WSDL
9 1 (0.14%) WPF
Miscellaneous
1 114 (16.38%) Management Information System
2 92 (13.22%) Data Centre
3 57 (8.19%) Analytical Skills
4 41 (5.89%) Computer Science
5 40 (5.75%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
6 30 (4.31%) Cryptography
7 26 (3.74%) SCADA
8 24 (3.45%) PKI
9 16 (2.30%) Mobile Payment
10 15 (2.16%) Clustering
10 15 (2.16%) CESG
10 15 (2.16%) N-Tier
11 12 (1.72%) GIS
11 12 (1.72%) Data Protection Act
12 11 (1.58%) Enterprise Software
12 11 (1.58%) Internet of Things
13 9 (1.29%) Taxonomies
14 8 (1.15%) CESG CLAS
14 8 (1.15%) Mainframe
14 8 (1.15%) Life Science
Operating Systems
1 106 (15.23%) Windows
2 64 (9.20%) UNIX
3 48 (6.90%) Linux
4 17 (2.44%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 16 (2.30%) Windows Server 2003
5 16 (2.30%) Windows Server 2008
6 8 (1.15%) AIX
7 1 (0.14%) Oracle Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 539 (77.44%) ITIL
2 281 (40.37%) Information Security
3 175 (25.14%) Risk Management
4 172 (24.71%) TOGAF
5 110 (15.80%) Project Management
6 92 (13.22%) Security Management
7 90 (12.93%) Service Management
8 84 (12.07%) Service Delivery
9 74 (10.63%) Zachman Framework
10 73 (10.49%) Stakeholder Management
11 70 (10.06%) Cyber Security
12 69 (9.91%) Business Development
13 68 (9.77%) IT Governance
14 67 (9.63%) Agile Software Development
15 66 (9.48%) Stakeholder Engagement
16 64 (9.20%) Enterprise Architecture
17 63 (9.05%) Risk Assessment
17 63 (9.05%) SABSA
18 61 (8.76%) Vulnerability Assessment
19 57 (8.19%) SOA
Programming Languages
1 32 (4.60%) SQL
2 20 (2.87%) C
2 20 (2.87%) Scala
3 16 (2.30%) Java
4 12 (1.72%) VBA
5 10 (1.44%) VB
6 6 (0.86%) C++
7 5 (0.72%) ABAP
7 5 (0.72%) Shell Script
7 5 (0.72%) PowerShell
8 3 (0.43%) Perl
9 2 (0.29%) C#
9 2 (0.29%) Python
10 1 (0.14%) Uniface
10 1 (0.14%) VB.NET
10 1 (0.14%) JavaScript
10 1 (0.14%) PL/SQL
10 1 (0.14%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 242 (34.77%) CISSP
2 171 (24.57%) CISM
3 165 (23.71%) CISA
4 126 (18.10%) Degree
5 66 (9.48%) Security Cleared
6 50 (7.18%) CRISC
7 45 (6.47%) CIMA
8 39 (5.60%) ACCA
9 25 (3.59%) Microsoft Certification
10 19 (2.73%) Cisco Certification
11 17 (2.44%) MCSE
11 17 (2.44%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
12 15 (2.16%) MCITP
12 15 (2.16%) VERITAS Certified Professional (VCP)
13 14 (2.01%) PMI Certification
13 14 (2.01%) DV Cleared
14 13 (1.87%) SC Cleared
15 12 (1.72%) SSCP
16 11 (1.58%) MBA
16 11 (1.58%) CEH
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 271 (38.94%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 141 (20.26%) PCI DSS
3 47 (6.75%) Sarbanes-Oxley
4 20 (2.87%) ISO/IEC 17799
4 20 (2.87%) COSO
5 11 (1.58%) QA
5 11 (1.58%) JSP 440
6 10 (1.44%) Basel II
7 8 (1.15%) SLA
8 7 (1.01%) MiFID
8 7 (1.01%) EMIR
8 7 (1.01%) Dodd-Frank
9 6 (0.86%) BS7799
10 5 (0.72%) ISO 14001
10 5 (0.72%) PAS 55
11 4 (0.57%) Solvency II
11 4 (0.57%) ISO 9001
11 4 (0.57%) HIPAA
12 3 (0.43%) Data Quality
13 2 (0.29%) Val IT
System Software
1 46 (6.61%) Active Directory
2 33 (4.74%) VMware Infrastructure
3 22 (3.16%) Hyper-V
4 20 (2.87%) vSphere
5 19 (2.73%) Terminal Services
6 15 (2.16%) vCloud
6 15 (2.16%) Veritas Cluster Server
7 13 (1.87%) XenDesktop
8 5 (0.72%) OpenSSH
8 5 (0.72%) KVM
9 4 (0.57%) Citrix Presentation Server
9 4 (0.57%) Microsoft App-V
9 4 (0.57%) XenApp
9 4 (0.57%) XenServer
10 1 (0.14%) Oracle RAC
Systems Management
1 15 (2.16%) Veritas Storage Foundation
2 9 (1.29%) AirWatch
3 5 (0.72%) SCCM
3 5 (0.72%) Nessus
3 5 (0.72%) Nmap
4 3 (0.43%) Tivoli
5 1 (0.14%) Oracle RMAN
5 1 (0.14%) SCOM
5 1 (0.14%) Data Guard
5 1 (0.14%) Oracle Identity Management
Vendors
1 98 (14.08%) Microsoft
2 87 (12.50%) Oracle
3 48 (6.90%) Cisco
4 39 (5.60%) SunGard
4 39 (5.60%) Wall Street Systems
5 34 (4.89%) VMware
6 33 (4.74%) HP
7 31 (4.45%) Juniper
8 26 (3.74%) IBM
9 20 (2.87%) SAP
10 19 (2.73%) Red Hat
11 17 (2.44%) CheckPoint
11 17 (2.44%) ServiceNow
12 16 (2.30%) F5
13 15 (2.16%) Veritas
13 15 (2.16%) Citrix
14 14 (2.01%) FrontRange
15 10 (1.44%) FireEye
16 9 (1.29%) AppSense
16 9 (1.29%) CA
Havant, Hampshire
Sopra Steria Recruitment
Salary: Up to £61,323 per annum + benefits
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Deerfoot IT Resources Ltd
Salary: £35000 - £50000 per annum + bonus + bens
Posted: Yesterday
Berkshire
People Source Consulting
Salary: £40000 - £55000 per annum + bonus and benefits
Posted: Yesterday
South East
Vodafone
Posted: Yesterday
Central London / West End
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: 60K-70K (Plus Excellent Package!!)
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Rullion IT Plus
Salary: £75000 - £85000 per annum + £5k Car + Benefits + Bonus
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Computer Futures
Salary: £60000 - £66000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Royal Mail Group
Salary: Excellent Salary & benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Cooper Lomaz Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £50k - 55k per year
Posted: 4 days ago
Central London / West End
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £50,000 - £85,000 plus an excellent package
Posted: 4 days ago
London
Lorien Resourcing
Salary: £65000 - £84000 per annum + package
Posted: 4 days ago
Coventry, West Midlands (County)
Experis Ltd
Salary: £50000.00 - £70000.00 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
City, London
Networking People
Salary: £60000 - £80000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Computer People
Salary: £1.00 per annum + Excellent Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Adalta Recruitment Solutions
Salary: £60000 - £100000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
London
Experis Ltd
Salary: £60000.00 - £70000.00 per annum + benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
London
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Salary: £0 - £70000 per annum, Benefits Bonus + Benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Central London / West End
Think IT Recruitment
Salary: £40000.00 - £45000.00 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
Staines, Middlesex
Spencer Rose
Salary: From £60,000 to £65,000 per annum good bonus and benefits offered
Posted: 5 days ago
London
EY
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 11 days ago