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 24 June 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
24 Jun 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Control Objectives for Information and related Technology (COBIT)
Rank 552 624 733
Rank change year-on-year
+72 +109
Permanent jobs citing COBIT 405 369 262
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.41% 0.33% 0.22%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 3.50% 2.93% 1.91%
Number of salaries quoted 330 280 183
Median salary £62,250 £65,000 £55,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
-4.23% +18.18%
90% offered a salary of more than £40,000 £45,000 £33,500
10% offered a salary of more than £80,000 £85,000 £87,500
UK excluding London median salary £55,000 £62,500 £52,500
% change year-on-year
-12.00% +19.04%

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
11570 12593 13737
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 11.75% 11.35% 11.32%
Number of salaries quoted 9237 9914 10701
Median salary £50,000 £47,000 £46,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+6.38% +1.07%
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 £41,500
% change year-on-year
+5.88% +2.40%

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 24 June 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 24 June 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 +79 373 £62,500 -7.40% 36
London -4 172 £67,500 -3.57% 14
South East +72 66 £55,000 -21.42% 7
Surrey +55 38 £55,000 -26.66% 1
West Midlands +20 37 £47,500 -32.14% 1
South West +38 34 £50,000 -23.07% 2
Yorkshire +44 27 £51,000 +13.33% 9
Scotland +8 26 £57,500 +4.54% 1
West Yorkshire +22 22 £51,000 +13.33% 6
Leeds +32 20 £51,000 -18.40% 1
Edinburgh +12 20 £57,500 -
Guildford +29 19 £70,000 +16.66% 1
City of London +23 18 £63,125 -6.48% 1
East of England +28 17 £57,500 +4.54% 1
Birmingham +8 17 £65,000 -
Gloucestershire +12 13 £65,000 -7.14% 1
North West +12 13 £65,000 +13.04%
Staffordshire +7 11 £67,500 -5.26%
Manchester +4 10 £67,500 +80.00%
Cheltenham -6 9 £65,000 -7.14% 1
Stoke-on-Trent - 9 £47,500 -
Bristol +25 8 £38,500 -25.24% 1
Berkshire +10 8 £47,500 -32.14% 6
Hampshire -1 8 £63,500 -25.29%
Norfolk - 8 £31,500 -
Norwich - 7 £32,000 -
Southampton - 6 £62,500 -
Somerset - 6 £40,000 -
East Midlands +2 5 £42,500 -34.61% 1
Warwickshire - 5 £31,000 - 1

COBIT
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 24 June 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.

1 573 (66.78%) ITIL
2 459 (53.50%) Information Security
3 334 (38.93%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 332 (38.69%) CISSP
5 326 (38.00%) Finance
6 235 (27.39%) Degree
7 222 (25.87%) CISA
7 222 (25.87%) Management Information System
8 216 (25.17%) Risk Management
8 216 (25.17%) CISM
9 184 (21.45%) PCI DSS
10 158 (18.41%) Stakeholder Management
11 144 (16.78%) Sarbanes-Oxley
12 131 (15.27%) CRISC
13 127 (14.80%) IT Audit
14 125 (14.57%) Banking
15 120 (13.99%) TOGAF
16 119 (13.87%) Project Management
17 117 (13.64%) Microsoft
18 104 (12.12%) Computer Science
19 102 (11.89%) Cybersecurity
20 97 (11.31%) Security Management
21 93 (10.84%) Service Management
21 93 (10.84%) Firewall
22 92 (10.72%) Data Protection
23 89 (10.37%) Analytical Skills
24 83 (9.67%) Security Architecture
24 83 (9.67%) Oracle
25 81 (9.44%) Continuous Improvement
26 80 (9.32%) Process Improvement

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 (2.10%) SharePoint
2 9 (1.05%) MS Exchange
3 8 (0.93%) IIS
4 7 (0.82%) iPlanet
5 5 (0.58%) JBoss
6 4 (0.47%) Apache
6 4 (0.47%) OpenStack
6 4 (0.47%) WebSphere
7 2 (0.23%) Eucalyptus
7 2 (0.23%) Skype for Business
8 1 (0.12%) Exchange Server 2010
Applications
1 47 (5.48%) MS Office
2 44 (5.13%) MS Excel
3 20 (2.33%) MS Visio
4 13 (1.52%) MS PowerPoint
5 1 (0.12%) Casewise Modeler
5 1 (0.12%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 13 (1.52%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 4 (0.47%) SAP Retail
3 3 (0.35%) Maximo
4 2 (0.23%) AWD
5 1 (0.12%) Dynamics AX
5 1 (0.12%) Oracle Applications
5 1 (0.12%) Payment Gateway
5 1 (0.12%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 20 (2.33%) Microsoft Azure
2 19 (2.21%) Amazon AWS
3 14 (1.63%) IaaS
4 11 (1.28%) SaaS
5 10 (1.17%) PaaS
6 4 (0.47%) Cloud Computing
7 3 (0.35%) iPaaS
8 2 (0.23%) Nimbula
Communications & Networking
1 93 (10.84%) Firewall
2 32 (3.73%) VPN
3 31 (3.61%) Network Security
3 31 (3.61%) TCP/IP
4 19 (2.21%) Internet
4 19 (2.21%) Intrusion Detection
5 18 (2.10%) DNS
6 17 (1.98%) HTTP
7 14 (1.63%) SMTP
7 14 (1.63%) tcpdump
7 14 (1.63%) Wireshark
8 13 (1.52%) LAN
8 13 (1.52%) SAN
8 13 (1.52%) SSL
9 11 (1.28%) VoIP
9 11 (1.28%) WAN
10 9 (1.05%) Cisco IPT
11 8 (0.93%) ISDN
11 8 (0.93%) PSTN
11 8 (0.93%) WebEx
Database & Business Intelligence
1 26 (3.03%) SQL Server
2 20 (2.33%) Big Data
3 12 (1.40%) Data Warehouse
4 8 (0.93%) DataStage
4 8 (0.93%) IBM InfoSphere
4 8 (0.93%) Oracle Exadata
4 8 (0.93%) QualityStage
4 8 (0.93%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 7 (0.82%) DB2
5 7 (0.82%) Relational Database
6 5 (0.58%) MySQL
7 3 (0.35%) Hadoop
8 2 (0.23%) Data Mining
8 2 (0.23%) Enterprise Data Warehouse
8 2 (0.23%) NoSQL
8 2 (0.23%) SQL Server 2005
8 2 (0.23%) SQL Server 2008
8 2 (0.23%) SQL Server Integration Services
9 1 (0.12%) Oracle Reports
9 1 (0.12%) SQL Server Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 2 (0.23%) ERwin
2 1 (0.12%) GCC
2 1 (0.12%) Visual Studio
General
1 326 (38.00%) Finance
2 125 (14.57%) Banking
3 64 (7.46%) Retail
4 57 (6.64%) Legal
5 33 (3.85%) Marketing
5 33 (3.85%) Telecoms
6 18 (2.10%) Manufacturing
7 16 (1.86%) Law
7 16 (1.86%) Pharmaceutical
8 13 (1.52%) Electronics
9 12 (1.40%) Back Office
10 11 (1.28%) Financial Institution
11 10 (1.17%) Investment Banking
12 9 (1.05%) Publishing
13 6 (0.70%) French Language
14 4 (0.47%) Music Industry
15 3 (0.35%) Local Government
16 2 (0.23%) Front Office
16 2 (0.23%) Retail Banking
17 1 (0.12%) Aerospace
Job Titles
1 136 (15.85%) Analyst
1 136 (15.85%) IT Manager
2 132 (15.38%) Architect
3 131 (15.27%) Consultant
4 100 (11.66%) Security Analyst
5 99 (11.54%) Security Manager
6 65 (7.58%) Risk Manager
7 64 (7.46%) Information Analyst
7 64 (7.46%) Information Security Analyst
8 61 (7.11%) Auditor
9 56 (6.53%) Security Architect
10 54 (6.29%) Information Security Manager
11 51 (5.94%) Information Manager
12 46 (5.36%) IT Consultant
13 42 (4.90%) IT Security Manager
14 38 (4.43%) Solutions Architect
15 37 (4.31%) IT Risk Manager
16 35 (4.08%) IT Auditor
17 32 (3.73%) Audit Manager
17 32 (3.73%) IT Audit Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 39 (4.55%) .NET
2 35 (4.08%) Java EE
3 21 (2.45%) Web Services
4 15 (1.75%) Middleware
5 11 (1.28%) XML
6 10 (1.17%) SOAP
7 8 (0.93%) HTML
8 7 (0.82%) SAML
9 5 (0.58%) Hibernate
9 5 (0.58%) J2EE
9 5 (0.58%) REST
9 5 (0.58%) Struts
10 2 (0.23%) 802.1X
10 2 (0.23%) RESTful
11 1 (0.12%) AngularJS
11 1 (0.12%) CSS
11 1 (0.12%) Spring
11 1 (0.12%) XHTML
Miscellaneous
1 222 (25.87%) Management Information System
2 104 (12.12%) Computer Science
3 89 (10.37%) Analytical Skills
4 40 (4.66%) Data Centre
5 33 (3.85%) FMCG
6 24 (2.80%) Cyberthreat
7 23 (2.68%) Data Protection Act
8 21 (2.45%) CESG
9 15 (1.75%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
10 14 (1.63%) PMI
11 13 (1.52%) Virtual Team
12 10 (1.17%) Mainframe
13 9 (1.05%) Performance Metrics
13 9 (1.05%) VCE vBlock
14 8 (0.93%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
14 8 (0.93%) Video Conferencing
15 7 (0.82%) Cryptography
15 7 (0.82%) NHS
15 7 (0.82%) PKI
15 7 (0.82%) SCADA
Operating Systems
1 72 (8.39%) Windows
2 54 (6.29%) Unix
3 18 (2.10%) Linux
4 13 (1.52%) Windows Server
5 6 (0.70%) Solaris
6 5 (0.58%) Windows 7
6 5 (0.58%) Windows Server 2003
6 5 (0.58%) Windows Server 2008
6 5 (0.58%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 573 (66.78%) ITIL
2 459 (53.50%) Information Security
3 216 (25.17%) Risk Management
4 158 (18.41%) Stakeholder Management
5 127 (14.80%) IT Audit
6 120 (13.99%) TOGAF
7 119 (13.87%) Project Management
8 102 (11.89%) Cybersecurity
9 97 (11.31%) Security Management
10 93 (10.84%) Service Management
11 92 (10.72%) Data Protection
12 83 (9.67%) Security Architecture
13 81 (9.44%) Continuous Improvement
14 80 (9.32%) Enterprise Architecture
14 80 (9.32%) Process Improvement
15 78 (9.09%) Agile Software Development
16 77 (8.97%) Internal Audit
17 75 (8.74%) Risk Assessment
18 74 (8.62%) Security Operations
19 72 (8.39%) Penetration Testing
Programming Languages
1 43 (5.01%) SQL
2 28 (3.26%) PowerShell
3 27 (3.15%) C
4 15 (1.75%) Python
5 11 (1.28%) Perl
6 9 (1.05%) PHP
6 9 (1.05%) T-SQL
7 7 (0.82%) Java
8 2 (0.23%) Ruby
9 1 (0.12%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 332 (38.69%) CISSP
2 235 (27.39%) Degree
3 222 (25.87%) CISA
4 216 (25.17%) CISM
5 131 (15.27%) CRISC
6 33 (3.85%) CEH
7 30 (3.50%) PCI QSA
8 28 (3.26%) CISMP
8 28 (3.26%) ITIL Certification
9 27 (3.15%) PMI Certification
10 26 (3.03%) Security Cleared
11 25 (2.91%) CGEIT
12 23 (2.68%) CESG Certified Professional
13 20 (2.33%) SANS
14 17 (1.98%) Cisco Certification
15 16 (1.86%) GCIA
15 16 (1.86%) GCIH
16 15 (1.75%) PRINCE2 Certification
16 15 (1.75%) SSCP
17 14 (1.63%) MBA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 334 (38.93%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 184 (21.45%) PCI DSS
3 144 (16.78%) Sarbanes-Oxley
4 50 (5.83%) COSO
5 35 (4.08%) ISO27002
6 27 (3.15%) QA
7 17 (1.98%) ISO27005
7 17 (1.98%) Solvency II
7 17 (1.98%) Val IT
8 14 (1.63%) ISO22301
9 13 (1.52%) ISAE 3402
10 12 (1.40%) SSAE 16
11 9 (1.05%) ISO 9001
12 6 (0.70%) ISO 14001
13 5 (0.58%) HMG Security Policy Framework
14 4 (0.47%) Data Quality
15 3 (0.35%) HIPAA
15 3 (0.35%) ISO 9000
15 3 (0.35%) ISO/IEC 17799
15 3 (0.35%) SEPA
System Software
1 49 (5.71%) Active Directory
2 23 (2.68%) VMware Infrastructure
3 15 (1.75%) Hyper-V
4 14 (1.63%) Snort
5 9 (1.05%) Terminal Services
5 9 (1.05%) Virtual Machines
5 9 (1.05%) vSphere
5 9 (1.05%) XenApp
5 9 (1.05%) XenDesktop
5 9 (1.05%) XenServer
6 5 (0.58%) KVM
7 4 (0.47%) Citrix Presentation Server
7 4 (0.47%) Microsoft App-V
7 4 (0.47%) vCloud
7 4 (0.47%) VMware Workstation
8 2 (0.23%) Xen
9 1 (0.12%) Docker
Systems Management
1 24 (2.80%) RSA Archer
2 20 (2.33%) SCCM
3 6 (0.70%) Nessus
4 4 (0.47%) Opscode Chef
4 4 (0.47%) Puppet
5 3 (0.35%) Hyperic
5 3 (0.35%) Nagios
6 2 (0.23%) Forefront Identity Manager
6 2 (0.23%) SCOM
7 1 (0.12%) Kubernetes
7 1 (0.12%) RSA Security Analytics
Vendors
1 117 (13.64%) Microsoft
2 83 (9.67%) Oracle
3 63 (7.34%) IBM
4 33 (3.85%) Cognizant
5 30 (3.50%) Cisco
5 30 (3.50%) VMware
6 29 (3.38%) Citrix
7 21 (2.45%) SAP
8 16 (1.86%) CheckPoint
9 14 (1.63%) HP
9 14 (1.63%) ServiceNow
10 13 (1.52%) CA
11 9 (1.05%) AppSense
11 9 (1.05%) BMC
11 9 (1.05%) Cyber-Ark
11 9 (1.05%) FrontRange
12 8 (0.93%) Red Box
13 7 (0.82%) Altiris
13 7 (0.82%) DevExpress
13 7 (0.82%) Splunk
Glasgow, Lanarkshire
McGregor Boyall
Posted: 6 hours ago
Nottingham, Nottinghamshire
IT Retail People Ltd
Salary: Unspecified Excellent Package, Bonus, Car, Healthcare, Pension,
Posted: 10 hours ago
London
Acumin
Salary: Up to £80,000 per annum DOE + benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Reading, Berkshire
Sanderson
Salary: £50000 - £70000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Acumin
Salary: Up to £60,000 per annum + benefits DOE
Posted: Yesterday
Berkshire
Sanderson
Salary: £40000 - £55000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Sheffield, South Yorkshire
Senitor Associates
Salary: £45000 per annum + Many more benefits!
Posted: 2 days ago
Bristol, Avon
Cloud Computing International
Salary: Up to £60,000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
City, London
Harvey Nash plc
Salary: £75000 - £85000 per annum + bonus and benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
London
Oliver James Associates
Salary: £80000 - £90000 per annum + Car, PMI, pension, benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
London
Harris Global
Salary: From £50,000 to £85,000 per annum Benefits + Bonus (market leading)
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Oliver James Associates
Salary: £50000 - £55000 per annum + Car, PMI, Flexible benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
London
Harris Global
Salary: From £45,000 to £60,000 per annum Benefits + Bonus (market leading)
Posted: 2 days ago
Sheffield, South Yorkshire
The Bridge Ltd
Salary: £ Market Rates
Posted: 4 days ago
London
Shareforce Ltd - Icon Solutions (UK) Limited
Salary: Benefits + Bonus + Pension
Posted: 3 days ago
Bradford, West Yorkshire
Morrisons
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 4 days ago
London
Networking People
Salary: £50000 - £90000 per annum + Bonus + Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Bradford, West Yorkshire
Morrisons
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 4 days ago
London
Shareforce Ltd - Icon Solutions (UK) Limited
Salary: Benefits +Bonus +Pension
Posted: 3 days ago
Bradford, West Yorkshire
Morrisons
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 4 days ago
London
EY
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 11 days ago
Bracknell, Berkshire
People Source Consulting
Salary: £65000 - £70000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
South Yorkshire
Volaris Exec
Salary: £70000 - £90000 per annum + bonus + comprehensive benefits
Posted: 9 days ago
Bradford
Morrisons
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 14 days ago
London
Computer Futures
Salary: £75000 - £95000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 12 days ago
Cheltenham, Gloucestershire
CSC
Posted: 22 days ago
Reading
Computer Futures
Salary: £80000 - £90000 per annum + Bonus + package
Posted: 15 days ago
Guildford, Surrey
Allianz
Salary: £60,000 - £80,000 per year
Posted: 16 days ago
Atherstone, Warwickshire
TNT Global IT
Salary: Unspecified
Posted: 12 days ago
Reading, UK
Wipro
Posted: 14 days ago