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

Location
3 months to
1 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Control Objectives for Information and related Technology (COBIT)
Rank 566 622 638
Rank change year-on-year
+56 +16
Permanent jobs citing COBIT 354 324 271
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.32% 0.27% 0.24%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 2.99% 2.62% 2.42%
Number of salaries quoted 283 246 194
Average salary £67,500 £53,200 £57,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+26.87% -7.47%
90% offered a salary of more than £47,500 £40,000 £38,650
10% offered a salary of more than £90,000 £87,500 £85,000
UK excluding London average salary £60,000 £52,500 £48,500
% change year-on-year
+14.28% +8.24%

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
11855 12378 11194
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 10.76% 10.38% 9.99%
Number of salaries quoted 9253 9698 8974
Average salary £47,000 £45,000 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+4.44% -
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £72,500 £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 May 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 May 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 +42 325 £67,500 +26.87% 36
London +100 195 £70,000 +21.73% 24
City of London +62 66 £70,000 +33.33% 5
South East +5 55 £81,000 +37.28% 3
North West +26 28 £55,000 +32.53%
Cheshire +24 22 £50,000 -
East of England +8 22 £45,650 -3.89% 2
Berkshire -12 21 £85,000 +100.00% 1
Scotland +23 18 £55,000 +37.50% 2
Warrington - 17 £47,500 -
Reading -2 16 £90,000 +119.51%
Hampshire -3 16 £85,000 +8.97%
Edinburgh +27 14 £55,000 -4.34% 1
Cambridgeshire - 12 £45,000 - 2
Surrey +31 11 £81,000 +38.46% 1
South West -20 11 £70,000 +30.23% 3
Andover - 9 £85,000 -
East Midlands +4 7 £62,500 +2.04%
Cambridge - 7 £45,000 -
Glasgow - 7 £33,000 - 2
Havant +13 6 £57,500 +2.67%
Wales - 6 £62,500 -
Bedfordshire +25 5 £45,000 -
Manchester +3 5 £37,500 -9.63%
South Wales - 5 £62,500 -
Derbyshire +13 4 £65,000 -21.21%
Buckinghamshire +12 4 £50,000 -13.04%
Bristol +2 4 £51,500 -37.57% 2
Milton Keynes -13 4 £50,000 -13.04%
West Midlands -30 4 £60,000 -4.00% 1

COBIT
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 1 May 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.

1 468 (74.64%) ITIL
2 294 (46.89%) Finance
3 258 (41.15%) Information Security
4 241 (38.44%) CISSP
5 231 (36.84%) ISO/IEC 27001
6 171 (27.27%) CISM
7 164 (26.16%) CISA
8 153 (24.40%) Risk Management
9 138 (22.01%) PCI DSS
10 109 (17.38%) Project Management
11 107 (17.07%) TOGAF
12 104 (16.59%) Management Information System
13 96 (15.31%) Service Delivery
14 92 (14.67%) Windows
15 90 (14.35%) Firewall
16 85 (13.56%) Security Management
17 82 (13.08%) Microsoft
17 82 (13.08%) Degree
18 76 (12.12%) Oracle
19 66 (10.53%) Service Management
19 66 (10.53%) Sarbanes-Oxley
20 64 (10.21%) CRISC
21 63 (10.05%) IT Governance
22 62 (9.89%) Banking
23 61 (9.73%) Business Development
23 61 (9.73%) Cyber Security
24 59 (9.41%) Stakeholder Engagement
25 58 (9.25%) MS Excel
26 57 (9.09%) Security Cleared
26 57 (9.09%) Information Assurance

COBIT
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 1 May 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 23 (3.67%) IIS
2 16 (2.55%) SharePoint
3 9 (1.44%) WebSphere
4 7 (1.12%) Apache
5 4 (0.64%) JBoss
6 3 (0.48%) SharePoint 2010
6 3 (0.48%) Oracle HTTP Server
6 3 (0.48%) WebLogic
6 3 (0.48%) MS Exchange
7 2 (0.32%) SAS
7 2 (0.32%) Oracle Coherence
8 1 (0.16%) Exchange Server 2010
8 1 (0.16%) CloudStack
8 1 (0.16%) WebLogic Portal
8 1 (0.16%) iPlanet
8 1 (0.16%) Tomcat
8 1 (0.16%) IBM Notes
Applications
1 58 (9.25%) MS Excel
2 22 (3.51%) MS Office
3 21 (3.35%) MS Visio
4 6 (0.96%) MS PowerPoint
5 4 (0.64%) FastStats
Business Applications
1 4 (0.64%) Dynamics CRM
1 4 (0.64%) Unica
1 4 (0.64%) Adobe Campaign
2 2 (0.32%) SAP R/3
2 2 (0.32%) SAP MM
2 2 (0.32%) Oracle ERP
2 2 (0.32%) Maximo
2 2 (0.32%) Oracle EBS
2 2 (0.32%) SAP SD
2 2 (0.32%) Dynamics AX
2 2 (0.32%) SAP SCM
2 2 (0.32%) SAP LE
2 2 (0.32%) Oracle EBS R12
3 1 (0.16%) Remedy ITSM
3 1 (0.16%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 13 (2.07%) Cloud Computing
2 4 (0.64%) SaaS
3 1 (0.16%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 90 (14.35%) Firewall
2 44 (7.02%) Network Security
3 43 (6.86%) LAN
4 37 (5.90%) WAN
5 27 (4.31%) VPN
6 25 (3.99%) SAN
7 24 (3.83%) DNS
8 21 (3.35%) TCP/IP
9 20 (3.19%) Intrusion Detection
10 19 (3.03%) Internet
11 18 (2.87%) HTTP
12 14 (2.23%) DHCP
13 12 (1.91%) SMTP
14 11 (1.75%) NAS
15 10 (1.59%) BGP
15 10 (1.59%) MPLS
15 10 (1.59%) OSPF
15 10 (1.59%) VLAN
16 9 (1.44%) FWSM
16 9 (1.44%) Cisco Nexus
Database & Business Intelligence
1 50 (7.97%) SQL Server
2 20 (3.19%) Relational Database
3 14 (2.23%) Data Mining
3 14 (2.23%) Oracle Database
4 12 (1.91%) Oracle Database 11g
5 11 (1.75%) Big Data
5 11 (1.75%) Oracle Database 10g
6 7 (1.12%) Oracle Reports
7 5 (0.80%) QlikView
8 3 (0.48%) SQL Server 2008
8 3 (0.48%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 3 (0.48%) MySQL
8 3 (0.48%) DB2
8 3 (0.48%) Data Warehouse
9 2 (0.32%) SAP BI
9 2 (0.32%) MS Access
9 2 (0.32%) OLAP
9 2 (0.32%) BusinessObjects
9 2 (0.32%) SQL Server Integration Services
9 2 (0.32%) Oracle OLAP
Development Applications
1 11 (1.75%) Visual Studio
2 4 (0.64%) Team Foundation Server
3 1 (0.16%) GCC
3 1 (0.16%) Metasploit
3 1 (0.16%) Ant
3 1 (0.16%) Oracle Forms
3 1 (0.16%) ProC
General
1 294 (46.89%) Finance
2 62 (9.89%) Banking
3 50 (7.97%) Retail
4 41 (6.54%) Legal
5 39 (6.22%) Back Office
6 25 (3.99%) Telecoms
7 22 (3.51%) Pharmaceutical
8 14 (2.23%) Law
9 13 (2.07%) Local Government
10 12 (1.91%) Manufacturing
11 11 (1.75%) Investment Banking
11 11 (1.75%) Billing
12 10 (1.59%) Financial Institution
13 7 (1.12%) Advertising
14 6 (0.96%) International Banking
15 4 (0.64%) Electronics
15 4 (0.64%) Retail Banking
16 3 (0.48%) French Language
17 2 (0.32%) Games
17 2 (0.32%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 116 (18.50%) Analyst
2 106 (16.91%) Architect
3 85 (13.56%) Consultant
4 81 (12.92%) Security Analyst
5 64 (10.21%) Information Analyst
6 63 (10.05%) Information Security Analyst
7 39 (6.22%) Security Architect
8 37 (5.90%) Enterprise Architect
9 36 (5.74%) Security Manager
10 34 (5.42%) Security Consultant
11 29 (4.63%) Security Officer
12 28 (4.47%) Information Manager
12 28 (4.47%) Head of IT
13 26 (4.15%) Solutions Architect
13 26 (4.15%) Auditor
14 25 (3.99%) Information Security Officer
14 25 (3.99%) Risk Manager
14 25 (3.99%) Enterprise Security Architect
14 25 (3.99%) IT Consultant
14 25 (3.99%) Service Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 26 (4.15%) .NET
2 12 (1.91%) JSP
3 11 (1.75%) Software Packaging
3 11 (1.75%) ASP.NET
4 8 (1.28%) ActiveX
5 7 (1.12%) Middleware
6 5 (0.80%) HTML
7 3 (0.48%) WPF
7 3 (0.48%) Silverlight
7 3 (0.48%) ADO.NET
8 1 (0.16%) SailPoint
8 1 (0.16%) OC4J
8 1 (0.16%) SAML
8 1 (0.16%) J2EE
8 1 (0.16%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 104 (16.59%) Management Information System
2 46 (7.34%) Analytical Skills
3 39 (6.22%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
4 38 (6.06%) Computer Science
5 23 (3.67%) Cryptography
6 20 (3.19%) SCADA
6 20 (3.19%) CESG
7 19 (3.03%) PKI
8 15 (2.39%) Open Source
8 15 (2.39%) Data Protection Act
9 14 (2.23%) Mobile Payment
10 11 (1.75%) Clustering
10 11 (1.75%) N-Tier
11 10 (1.59%) GIS
11 10 (1.59%) CESG CLAS
12 9 (1.44%) Internet of Things
12 9 (1.44%) Mainframe
13 7 (1.12%) Freedom of Information
14 6 (0.96%) Taxonomies
14 6 (0.96%) Mathematics
Operating Systems
1 92 (14.67%) Windows
2 56 (8.93%) Linux
3 52 (8.29%) UNIX
4 15 (2.39%) Windows Server 2008
5 14 (2.23%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 12 (1.91%) Windows Server 2003
7 8 (1.28%) AIX
8 5 (0.80%) Solaris
8 5 (0.80%) Windows XP
9 1 (0.16%) Oracle Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 468 (74.64%) ITIL
2 258 (41.15%) Information Security
3 153 (24.40%) Risk Management
4 109 (17.38%) Project Management
5 107 (17.07%) TOGAF
6 96 (15.31%) Service Delivery
7 85 (13.56%) Security Management
8 66 (10.53%) Service Management
9 63 (10.05%) IT Governance
10 61 (9.73%) Business Development
10 61 (9.73%) Cyber Security
11 59 (9.41%) Stakeholder Engagement
12 57 (9.09%) Information Assurance
13 56 (8.93%) Stakeholder Management
14 55 (8.77%) Vulnerability Assessment
15 54 (8.61%) SABSA
16 51 (8.13%) Data Protection
17 50 (7.97%) Risk Assessment
18 49 (7.81%) Data Management
19 48 (7.66%) Disaster Recovery
Programming Languages
1 51 (8.13%) SQL
2 18 (2.87%) VBA
3 17 (2.71%) C
4 16 (2.55%) Java
5 13 (2.07%) VB
6 11 (1.75%) C#
7 7 (1.12%) Shell Script
8 5 (0.80%) C++
9 4 (0.64%) JavaScript
10 3 (0.48%) PowerShell
10 3 (0.48%) Perl
10 3 (0.48%) VB.NET
11 2 (0.32%) ABAP
11 2 (0.32%) Korn
11 2 (0.32%) Bash Shell
12 1 (0.16%) Uniface
12 1 (0.16%) T-SQL
12 1 (0.16%) VBScript
12 1 (0.16%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 241 (38.44%) CISSP
2 171 (27.27%) CISM
3 164 (26.16%) CISA
4 82 (13.08%) Degree
5 64 (10.21%) CRISC
6 57 (9.09%) Security Cleared
7 39 (6.22%) CIMA
7 39 (6.22%) ACCA
8 17 (2.71%) ISSMP
9 16 (2.55%) ISSAP
10 15 (2.39%) PCI QSA
10 15 (2.39%) Microsoft Certification
11 14 (2.23%) MCSE
11 14 (2.23%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
11 14 (2.23%) DV Cleared
12 13 (2.07%) Cisco Certification
13 12 (1.91%) MBA
13 12 (1.91%) SC Cleared
14 11 (1.75%) MCITP
14 11 (1.75%) VERITAS Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 231 (36.84%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 138 (22.01%) PCI DSS
3 66 (10.53%) Sarbanes-Oxley
4 27 (4.31%) ISO/IEC 17799
5 22 (3.51%) QA
6 21 (3.35%) SLA
7 20 (3.19%) COSO
8 12 (1.91%) JSP 440
9 9 (1.44%) Basel II
9 9 (1.44%) BS7799
10 7 (1.12%) EMIR
10 7 (1.12%) Dodd-Frank
10 7 (1.12%) MiFID
11 5 (0.80%) PAS 55
11 5 (0.80%) ISO 14001
12 4 (0.64%) ISO 9001
12 4 (0.64%) Val IT
13 2 (0.32%) GxP
13 2 (0.32%) GAMP
13 2 (0.32%) IAS 39
System Software
1 40 (6.38%) Active Directory
2 27 (4.31%) VMware Infrastructure
3 18 (2.87%) Hyper-V
4 15 (2.39%) vSphere
5 13 (2.07%) Terminal Services
6 11 (1.75%) Veritas Cluster Server
6 11 (1.75%) vCloud
7 10 (1.59%) XenDesktop
8 7 (1.12%) KVM
9 5 (0.80%) OpenSSH
10 3 (0.48%) XenApp
11 2 (0.32%) Microsoft App-V
11 2 (0.32%) Xen
11 2 (0.32%) Citrix Presentation Server
11 2 (0.32%) XenServer
12 1 (0.16%) Oracle RAC
Systems Management
1 11 (1.75%) Veritas Storage Foundation
2 8 (1.28%) AirWatch
3 5 (0.80%) SCCM
3 5 (0.80%) Nessus
3 5 (0.80%) Nmap
4 4 (0.64%) Tivoli
5 2 (0.32%) SCOM
5 2 (0.32%) Red Hat Satellite
6 1 (0.16%) Oracle Identity Management
6 1 (0.16%) Data Guard
6 1 (0.16%) Oracle RMAN
6 1 (0.16%) CA Single Sign-On
Vendors
1 82 (13.08%) Microsoft
2 76 (12.12%) Oracle
3 41 (6.54%) Cisco
4 39 (6.22%) SunGard
4 39 (6.22%) Wall Street Systems
5 31 (4.94%) VMware
6 29 (4.63%) HP
7 24 (3.83%) Juniper
8 22 (3.51%) SAP
9 16 (2.55%) Red Hat
10 15 (2.39%) Citrix
11 11 (1.75%) F5
11 11 (1.75%) Veritas
12 10 (1.59%) CheckPoint
13 7 (1.12%) PeopleSoft
13 7 (1.12%) CA
13 7 (1.12%) IBM
13 7 (1.12%) Hyperion
14 6 (0.96%) Qualys
15 5 (0.80%) TOWER Software
London
Talent Crew
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + Excellent benefits
Posted: Yesterday
London
Talent Crew
Salary: £400 - £600 per day
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Oliver James Associates
Salary: £65000 - £75000 per annum + pension, bonus, cash benefits
Posted: Yesterday
London
DCL Search & Selection
Salary: £90000 per annum + Flexible Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
London
Perfect People Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Salary: c£85,000
Posted: 2 days ago
Skipton, North Yorkshire
HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Salary: £40000.00 - £45000.00 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
Deerfoot IT Resources Ltd
Salary: £30000 - £50000 per annum + + Bonus, Pension + flex benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Cambridgeshire
Cooper Lomaz Recruitment Ltd
Salary: Market related
Posted: 3 days ago
London
Blue Personnel
Salary: Fully Negotiable
Posted: 3 days ago
Bradford, West Yorkshire
4it Recruitment Ltd
Salary: From £40,000 to £45,000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Bradford, West Yorkshire
4it Recruitment Ltd
Salary: From £40,000 to £45,000 per annum 25 days holiday + other great benefi
Posted: 3 days ago
West Sussex
ReThink Recruitment
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
London
Fuel Recruitment
Posted: 3 days ago
London
Herbert Smith Freehills LLP
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 4 days ago
Berkshire
EXCELerate
Salary: £60k base with an £80k OTE Plus Car Allowance, Health, Pension
Posted: 4 days ago
South West
Good Energy
Salary: Up to £65,000 per annum plus package
Posted: 5 days ago
Cambridgeshire
Harvey Nash plc
Salary: £65000 - £85000 per annum + Pension, Benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
City, London
Proprius Recruitment
Salary: From £60,000 to £85,000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
London
Spencer Rose
Salary: From £75,000 to £90,000 per annum generous car allowance, bonus and be
Posted: 6 days ago
London
Atos
Posted: 11 days ago