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

Location
3 months to
1 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Control Objectives for Information and related Technology (COBIT)
Rank 555 590 607
Rank change year-on-year
+35 +17
Permanent jobs citing COBIT 367 310 302
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.33% 0.29% 0.26%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 3.08% 2.85% 2.44%
Number of salaries quoted 302 220 252
Average salary £60,000 £60,000 £52,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +14.28%
90% offered a salary of more than £42,500 £43,800 £39,000
10% offered a salary of more than £85,000 £90,000 £80,000
UK excluding London average salary £58,000 £55,000 £49,500
% change year-on-year
+5.45% +11.11%

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
11900 10880 12354
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 10.57% 10.13% 10.61%
Number of salaries quoted 9208 8484 10122
Average salary £45,000 £47,500 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-5.26% +5.55%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,000 £28,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £70,000 £75,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000

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 October 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 1 October 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 +19 347 £60,000 - 21
South East +60 142 £60,000 -4.00% 5
London +9 140 £65,000 -13.33% 12
Berkshire +25 62 £67,000 -9.15% 2
Hampshire +35 54 £58,000 -10.76% 1
City of London -11 34 £67,500 +3.84% 7
Reading +14 29 £50,000 -42.85%
South West -8 23 £57,500 +21.05%
Havant - 21 £58,000 -
Wiltshire - 15 £75,000 -
Scotland -10 14 £45,500 -9.00% 3
Swindon - 14 £75,000 -
Newbury +17 12 - -
North West -3 12 £50,500 +6.31% 1
Kent - 11 £62,500 - 1
Merseyside +21 10 £50,000 -
Surrey -7 10 £62,500 +21.35% 1
Liverpool - 10 £50,000 -
Basingstoke +4 9 £60,000 -7.69%
East Midlands -2 9 £50,000 -
East of England -14 8 £63,750 +27.50% 2
Stirling -17 8 £71,000 -13.93%
West Midlands -30 8 £42,500 -5.55%
Somerset -7 7 £57,500 +21.05%
Bath -12 7 £57,500 +21.05%
Dover - 7 £61,250 -
Chesterfield +6 6 £61,250 -
Derbyshire -8 6 £61,250 -
Southampton - 5 £45,000 - 1
Essex 0 4 £57,500 - 1

COBIT
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 1 October 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.

1 456 (72.50%) ITIL
2 255 (40.54%) Finance
3 232 (36.88%) Information Security
4 195 (31.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 168 (26.71%) CISSP
6 138 (21.94%) Risk Management
7 137 (21.78%) CISA
8 136 (21.62%) CISM
9 134 (21.30%) PCI DSS
10 119 (18.92%) PRINCE2
11 116 (18.44%) TOGAF
12 114 (18.12%) Project Management
13 112 (17.81%) Degree
14 111 (17.65%) Windows
15 97 (15.42%) Management Information System
15 97 (15.42%) Microsoft
16 96 (15.26%) Sarbanes-Oxley
17 94 (14.94%) Stakeholder Management
18 89 (14.15%) Security Management
19 85 (13.51%) Service Management
20 76 (12.08%) Linux
21 65 (10.33%) MS Excel
22 63 (10.02%) Agile Software Development
23 61 (9.70%) Analytical Skills
24 59 (9.38%) Banking
25 58 (9.22%) Firewall
26 57 (9.06%) Service Delivery
27 53 (8.43%) ITSM
28 52 (8.27%) VMware
29 50 (7.95%) Cisco

COBIT
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 1 October 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 23 (3.66%) SharePoint
2 12 (1.91%) MS Exchange
3 10 (1.59%) IIS
4 5 (0.79%) Exchange Server 2007
4 5 (0.79%) SharePoint 2013
5 4 (0.64%) Tomcat
6 3 (0.48%) Apache
6 3 (0.48%) WebSphere
7 2 (0.32%) Exchange Server 2010
7 2 (0.32%) iPlanet
8 1 (0.16%) SAS
8 1 (0.16%) WebLogic
8 1 (0.16%) Oracle Workflow
8 1 (0.16%) Drupal
8 1 (0.16%) SharePoint 2010
8 1 (0.16%) Apache Pig
Applications
1 65 (10.33%) MS Excel
2 39 (6.20%) MS Office
3 27 (4.29%) MS Visio
4 24 (3.82%) MS Project
5 8 (1.27%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 5 (0.79%) Remedy ITSM
2 2 (0.32%) SAP HCM
2 2 (0.32%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 2 (0.32%) SAP HR
3 1 (0.16%) Oracle 11i
3 1 (0.16%) Oracle Financials
3 1 (0.16%) Oracle CRM
3 1 (0.16%) Oracle HRMS
3 1 (0.16%) Oracle ERP
3 1 (0.16%) Oracle Applications
3 1 (0.16%) Oracle EBS
3 1 (0.16%) Misys Equation
3 1 (0.16%) FLEXCUBE
3 1 (0.16%) Oracle iRecruitment
3 1 (0.16%) Oracle EBS R12
3 1 (0.16%) Temenos T24
3 1 (0.16%) Finacle
Cloud Services
1 14 (2.23%) SaaS
2 4 (0.64%) IaaS
2 4 (0.64%) PaaS
3 2 (0.32%) SuccessFactors
4 1 (0.16%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 58 (9.22%) Firewall
2 39 (6.20%) VPN
3 38 (6.04%) TCP/IP
4 35 (5.56%) Network Security
5 25 (3.97%) LAN
6 23 (3.66%) DNS
7 22 (3.50%) WAN
8 21 (3.34%) Internet
9 17 (2.70%) SAN
9 17 (2.70%) SSL
10 11 (1.75%) NetScreen
10 11 (1.75%) Cisco ASA
10 11 (1.75%) Junos
11 10 (1.59%) Intrusion Detection
12 8 (1.27%) LDAP
13 7 (1.11%) DHCP
14 6 (0.95%) IP Telephony
14 6 (0.95%) Wireless
14 6 (0.95%) HTTP
14 6 (0.95%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 37 (5.88%) Relational Database
2 24 (3.82%) SQL Server
3 8 (1.27%) Big Data
4 3 (0.48%) PostgreSQL
5 2 (0.32%) Hadoop
5 2 (0.32%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 2 (0.32%) SAP BW
5 2 (0.32%) MySQL
5 2 (0.32%) Data Mining
6 1 (0.16%) Oracle Reports
6 1 (0.16%) DB2
6 1 (0.16%) Oracle Discoverer
6 1 (0.16%) BusinessObjects
6 1 (0.16%) Oracle Database 10g
6 1 (0.16%) SQL Server 2008
6 1 (0.16%) QlikView
6 1 (0.16%) Oracle Database 11g
6 1 (0.16%) Apache Hive
6 1 (0.16%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 3 (0.48%) Bugzilla
1 3 (0.48%) AppScan
1 3 (0.48%) JIRA
2 1 (0.16%) Oracle Forms
2 1 (0.16%) Visual Studio
2 1 (0.16%) Subversion
2 1 (0.16%) Git (software)
2 1 (0.16%) Oracle APEX
2 1 (0.16%) Jenkins
General
1 255 (40.54%) Finance
2 59 (9.38%) Banking
3 36 (5.72%) Marketing
4 34 (5.41%) Telecoms
5 28 (4.45%) Retail
6 16 (2.54%) Legal
7 11 (1.75%) Manufacturing
7 11 (1.75%) Law
8 9 (1.43%) Back Office
8 9 (1.43%) Investment Banking
9 8 (1.27%) Multimedia
10 7 (1.11%) Pharmaceutical
11 5 (0.79%) Advertising
11 5 (0.79%) Automotive
12 4 (0.64%) Financial Institution
13 3 (0.48%) Electronics
13 3 (0.48%) Billing
14 2 (0.32%) Corporate Banking
14 2 (0.32%) Arabic Language
14 2 (0.32%) Aerospace
Job Titles
1 145 (23.05%) Consultant
2 108 (17.17%) Architect
3 90 (14.31%) Analyst
4 67 (10.65%) Security Analyst
5 56 (8.90%) IT Consultant
6 43 (6.84%) Security Consultant
7 38 (6.04%) Senior Analyst
8 37 (5.88%) Service Manager
8 37 (5.88%) Security Manager
9 36 (5.72%) Senior Security Analyst
9 36 (5.72%) Security Engineer
10 34 (5.41%) Senior Consultant
11 33 (5.25%) Security Architect
12 29 (4.61%) Senior Architect
13 27 (4.29%) Management Consultant
14 26 (4.13%) Service Management Consultant
15 25 (3.97%) Information Analyst
16 23 (3.66%) Solutions Architect
17 22 (3.50%) Risk Manager
17 22 (3.50%) Enterprise Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 35 (5.56%) .NET
2 14 (2.23%) Middleware
3 11 (1.75%) JSP
4 7 (1.11%) Web Services
5 3 (0.48%) LAMP
5 3 (0.48%) Oracle Fusion
5 3 (0.48%) SailPoint
6 2 (0.32%) SAML
6 2 (0.32%) WSDL
6 2 (0.32%) HTML
6 2 (0.32%) XML
6 2 (0.32%) SOAP
7 1 (0.16%) ADO.NET
7 1 (0.16%) ASP.NET
7 1 (0.16%) J2EE
7 1 (0.16%) Software Packaging
7 1 (0.16%) WPF
7 1 (0.16%) Silverlight
7 1 (0.16%) .NET Framework
7 1 (0.16%) Java EE
Miscellaneous
1 97 (15.42%) Management Information System
2 61 (9.70%) Analytical Skills
3 48 (7.63%) Computer Science
4 19 (3.02%) PKI
5 15 (2.38%) PMI
6 11 (1.75%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
7 10 (1.59%) AS400
8 6 (0.95%) Mathematics
8 6 (0.95%) APACS
8 6 (0.95%) Fixed Income
9 5 (0.79%) Equities
9 5 (0.79%) E-Learning
9 5 (0.79%) Cryptography
9 5 (0.79%) CESG
9 5 (0.79%) Data Protection Act
10 4 (0.64%) Enterprise Software
10 4 (0.64%) Digital Media
10 4 (0.64%) Informatics
10 4 (0.64%) Video Conferencing
10 4 (0.64%) Smartphone
Operating Systems
1 111 (17.65%) Windows
2 76 (12.08%) Linux
3 48 (7.63%) UNIX
4 22 (3.50%) Solaris
5 20 (3.18%) AIX
6 11 (1.75%) Windows Server 2008
6 11 (1.75%) Apple iOS
7 10 (1.59%) Windows 7
7 10 (1.59%) Mac OS X
8 5 (0.79%) VMS
9 4 (0.64%) Windows Server 2003
10 3 (0.48%) OS/390
11 2 (0.32%) Windows Server 2012
12 1 (0.16%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
12 1 (0.16%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 456 (72.50%) ITIL
2 232 (36.88%) Information Security
3 138 (21.94%) Risk Management
4 119 (18.92%) PRINCE2
5 116 (18.44%) TOGAF
6 114 (18.12%) Project Management
7 94 (14.94%) Stakeholder Management
8 89 (14.15%) Security Management
9 85 (13.51%) Service Management
10 63 (10.02%) Agile Software Development
11 57 (9.06%) Service Delivery
12 53 (8.43%) ITSM
13 45 (7.15%) Information Security Management
14 43 (6.84%) Change Management
14 43 (6.84%) Penetration Testing
15 42 (6.68%) Enterprise Architecture
16 40 (6.36%) Vulnerability Assessment
16 40 (6.36%) Business Continuity
17 37 (5.88%) Technical Architecture
18 36 (5.72%) PRINCE
Programming Languages
1 37 (5.88%) SQL
2 31 (4.93%) Java
3 11 (1.75%) C
4 7 (1.11%) PowerShell
5 3 (0.48%) VB
5 3 (0.48%) VB.NET
6 2 (0.32%) C++
6 2 (0.32%) T-SQL
6 2 (0.32%) Python
7 1 (0.16%) VBScript
7 1 (0.16%) PHP
7 1 (0.16%) PL/SQL
7 1 (0.16%) C#
7 1 (0.16%) VBA
7 1 (0.16%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 168 (26.71%) CISSP
2 137 (21.78%) CISA
3 136 (21.62%) CISM
4 112 (17.81%) Degree
5 32 (5.09%) PCI QSA
6 31 (4.93%) Security Cleared
7 21 (3.34%) ITIL Certification
8 17 (2.70%) CEH
9 16 (2.54%) ISSAP
9 16 (2.54%) ISSMP
9 16 (2.54%) PMI Certification
10 15 (2.38%) SC Cleared
10 15 (2.38%) CRISC
11 14 (2.23%) CIMA
12 12 (1.91%) ISACA
13 11 (1.75%) Microsoft Certification
14 10 (1.59%) ACCA
14 10 (1.59%) GIAC
15 9 (1.43%) GCIH
16 8 (1.27%) MBA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 195 (31.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 134 (21.30%) PCI DSS
3 96 (15.26%) Sarbanes-Oxley
4 40 (6.36%) COSO
5 37 (5.88%) ISO/IEC 17799
6 16 (2.54%) SLA
7 11 (1.75%) QA
8 9 (1.43%) ISO 9001
9 8 (1.27%) ISO 14001
10 4 (0.64%) GxP
11 3 (0.48%) JSP 440
12 2 (0.32%) HL7
13 1 (0.16%) ISO 9000
13 1 (0.16%) Basel II
13 1 (0.16%) BS7799
13 1 (0.16%) IAS 39
System Software
1 32 (5.09%) VMware Infrastructure
1 32 (5.09%) Active Directory
2 13 (2.07%) Hyper-V
3 7 (1.11%) RACF
4 6 (0.95%) Nmap
5 4 (0.64%) KVM
6 1 (0.16%) Veritas Cluster Server
Systems Management
1 6 (0.95%) WSUS
2 5 (0.79%) McAfee ePO
3 4 (0.64%) Puppet
4 3 (0.48%) Tivoli
4 3 (0.48%) Backup Exec
4 3 (0.48%) HP Quality Center
4 3 (0.48%) Vagrant
4 3 (0.48%) Opscode Chef
5 2 (0.32%) SCCM
5 2 (0.32%) Tivoli Storage Manager
6 1 (0.16%) Nessus
6 1 (0.16%) Veritas Storage Foundation
Vendors
1 97 (15.42%) Microsoft
2 52 (8.27%) VMware
3 50 (7.95%) Cisco
4 28 (4.45%) Oracle
5 25 (3.97%) CheckPoint
6 23 (3.66%) CA
7 22 (3.50%) SAP
8 21 (3.34%) Citrix
9 18 (2.86%) Juniper
10 17 (2.70%) IBM
10 17 (2.70%) F5
11 9 (1.43%) SunGard
11 9 (1.43%) Remedy
11 9 (1.43%) Wall Street Systems
12 8 (1.27%) ServiceNow
12 8 (1.27%) Brocade
12 8 (1.27%) HP
13 7 (1.11%) Unisys
13 7 (1.11%) McAfee
13 7 (1.11%) ArcSight
Hertfordshire
KH Recruitment
Salary: Negotiable DOE
Posted: 19 hours ago
London, South East
Bank of England
Salary: £45-£55k
Posted: Yesterday
Surrey
Clearwater People Solutions
Salary: £45000 - £55000 Per Annum + benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Chester, Cheshire
Rullion IT Plus
Salary: £50000 - £55000 per annum + BUPA + pension + bonus
Posted: 4 days ago
Glasgow
Claremont Consulting Limited
Salary: £0.00 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
Glasgow, Lanarkshire
Harvey Nash plc
Salary: Competitive + Benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Tunbridge Wells, Kent
1st Choice Computer Appointments Ltd
Salary: From £60,000 to £80,000 per annum plus benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
City of London
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Salary: £25000.00 - £40000.00 per annum
Posted: 8 days ago
City of London
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Salary: £80000.00 - £110000.00 per annum + bonus
Posted: 12 days ago
London
Huxley Associates
Salary: competitive
Posted: 12 days ago
London
Huxley Associates
Salary: competitive
Posted: 12 days ago
Southampton
Spectrum IT
Salary: £50000 - £75000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 13 days ago
London
Spectrum IT
Salary: £50000 - £75000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 13 days ago
City of London
Interquest - ITQ Financial - Tunbridge Wells
Salary: £52000 - £67000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 20 days ago
Wetherby, West Yorkshire
RandomStorm Limited
Salary: From £40,000 to £50,000 per annum
Posted: 20 days ago
City of London
Nigel Frank International Limited - Newcastle
Salary: £75000 - £80000 per annum + Travel Card / 10% Bonus / Health Care
Posted: 21 days ago
Wembley, Middlesex
euro car parts
Salary: From £50,000 to £65,000 per annum
Posted: 22 days ago
City of London
Nigel Frank International Limited - Newcastle
Salary: £75000 - £80000 per annum + Travel Card / 10% Bonus / Health Care
Posted: 26 days ago