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 8 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
8 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Control Objectives for Information and related Technology (COBIT)
Rank 538 685 636
Rank change year-on-year
+147 -49
Permanent jobs citing COBIT 439 269 314
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.43% 0.25% 0.30%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 3.59% 2.29% 2.79%
Number of salaries quoted 369 211 226
Average salary £65,000 £65,000 £60,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +8.33%
90% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
10% offered a salary of more than £82,500 £90,000 £100,000
UK excluding London average salary £55,000 £57,500 £52,500
% change year-on-year
-4.34% +9.52%

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
12236 11739 11242
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 12.07% 11.02% 10.90%
Number of salaries quoted 9712 9154 8628
Average salary £50,000 £45,000 £47,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+11.11% -4.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £29,000 £28,000
10% offered a salary of more than £72,500 £70,000 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+5.88% -

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 8 February 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 average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing COBIT within the UK over the 3 months to 8 February 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
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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 +127 411 £65,000 - 53
London +76 235 £67,500 - 27
City of London +62 59 £55,000 -2.22% 8
South East +10 45 £70,000 +7.69% 6
Yorkshire +35 34 £45,000 +32.35% 1
West Midlands +1 33 £57,500 +21.05%
West Yorkshire +32 23 £40,000 -37.50%
East of England +21 23 £60,000 - 5
Leeds +25 19 £40,000 -
North West +28 17 £52,500 +5.00% 4
South West +9 17 £65,000 -7.14% 9
Birmingham +8 13 £55,000 +10.00%
Manchester +35 12 £55,000 +27.16% 2
Surrey +20 12 £53,750 -17.30% 4
Staffordshire +10 12 £56,250 +25.00%
Scotland +3 11 £50,000 -11.11% 2
Wiltshire +8 9 £65,000 - 2
East Midlands +6 9 £50,000 +5.26% 2
Hertfordshire - 9 £90,000 - 1
Bedfordshire - 8 £60,000 - 2
West Sussex - 8 £47,500 -
Stoke-on-Trent - 8 £56,250 -
Luton - 8 £60,000 - 2
North Yorkshire - 7 £45,000 - 1
Berkshire -10 6 £77,500 +6.89% 1
East Sussex - 6 £70,000 -
Wimbledon - 6 £23,000 - 1
Brighton - 6 £70,000 -
Watford - 6 £87,500 -
Skipton - 6 £45,000 - 1

COBIT
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 8 February 2016, 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.

1 551 (70.19%) ITIL
2 384 (48.92%) Information Security
3 323 (41.15%) Finance
4 302 (38.47%) CISSP
5 254 (32.36%) ISO/IEC 27001
6 244 (31.08%) CISM
7 208 (26.50%) Degree
8 198 (25.22%) CISA
9 197 (25.10%) Risk Management
10 172 (21.91%) Management Information System
11 159 (20.25%) PCI DSS
12 144 (18.34%) Security Management
13 133 (16.94%) Project Management
14 126 (16.05%) TOGAF
15 122 (15.54%) Windows
16 107 (13.63%) Stakeholder Management
17 101 (12.87%) Service Management
18 98 (12.48%) Sarbanes-Oxley
19 97 (12.36%) Information Security Management
20 94 (11.97%) Banking
21 93 (11.85%) Firewall
22 90 (11.46%) Enterprise Architecture
23 87 (11.08%) Service Delivery
24 85 (10.83%) Microsoft
25 82 (10.45%) Cybersecurity
26 80 (10.19%) PRINCE2
27 76 (9.68%) Cisco
27 76 (9.68%) Agile Software Development
28 72 (9.17%) Security Architecture
29 70 (8.92%) Incident Management

COBIT
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 8 February 2016, 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 27 (3.44%) IIS
2 18 (2.29%) MS Exchange
3 14 (1.78%) SharePoint
4 5 (0.64%) Apache
4 5 (0.64%) OpenStack
5 4 (0.51%) WebSphere
6 3 (0.38%) Apache Spark
6 3 (0.38%) iPlanet
6 3 (0.38%) WebLogic
6 3 (0.38%) WebSphere Application Server
7 1 (0.13%) CMS
7 1 (0.13%) Confluence
7 1 (0.13%) nginx
Applications
1 43 (5.48%) MS Excel
2 23 (2.93%) MS Office
3 14 (1.78%) MS Visio
4 9 (1.15%) MS PowerPoint
5 2 (0.25%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 2 (0.25%) AWD
1 2 (0.25%) Dynamics AX
1 2 (0.25%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (0.13%) Maximo
2 1 (0.13%) Payment Gateway
2 1 (0.13%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 22 (2.80%) Amazon AWS
1 22 (2.80%) Microsoft Azure
1 22 (2.80%) SaaS
2 12 (1.53%) IaaS
2 12 (1.53%) PaaS
3 5 (0.64%) Office 365
4 1 (0.13%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 93 (11.85%) Firewall
2 53 (6.75%) Network Security
3 37 (4.71%) VPN
4 29 (3.69%) Internet
4 29 (3.69%) VoIP
5 25 (3.18%) TCP/IP
6 24 (3.06%) SAN
7 23 (2.93%) Cisco IPT
7 23 (2.93%) WebEx
8 22 (2.80%) ISDN
8 22 (2.80%) PSTN
9 18 (2.29%) LAN
9 18 (2.29%) WAN
10 15 (1.91%) SSL
11 11 (1.40%) Intrusion Detection
12 10 (1.27%) Unified Communications
13 9 (1.15%) DNS
13 9 (1.15%) MPLS
14 8 (1.02%) IPsec
14 8 (1.02%) NAS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 34 (4.33%) SQL Server
2 23 (2.93%) Relational Database
3 16 (2.04%) GIS
4 14 (1.78%) Big Data
5 10 (1.27%) Oracle Database
6 9 (1.15%) Hadoop
7 6 (0.76%) Data Warehouse
7 6 (0.76%) OLTP
8 5 (0.64%) MySQL
8 5 (0.64%) SQL Server 2008
8 5 (0.64%) SQL Server Reporting Services
9 4 (0.51%) Oracle Database 10g
9 4 (0.51%) Oracle Database 11g
9 4 (0.51%) SQL Server 2005
10 3 (0.38%) NoSQL
10 3 (0.38%) OLAP
10 3 (0.38%) Oracle OLAP
11 2 (0.25%) Apache Cassandra
11 2 (0.25%) Data Mining
11 2 (0.25%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 1 (0.13%) Apache Continuum
1 1 (0.13%) Jenkins
1 1 (0.13%) JIRA
1 1 (0.13%) Maven
1 1 (0.13%) Subversion
1 1 (0.13%) Visual Studio
General
1 323 (41.15%) Finance
2 94 (11.97%) Banking
3 60 (7.64%) Legal
4 52 (6.62%) Retail
5 34 (4.33%) Back Office
5 34 (4.33%) Telecoms
6 31 (3.95%) Marketing
7 20 (2.55%) Law
8 14 (1.78%) Pharmaceutical
8 14 (1.78%) Publishing
9 13 (1.66%) Manufacturing
10 9 (1.15%) Financial Institution
11 5 (0.64%) Retail Banking
12 4 (0.51%) Front Office
12 4 (0.51%) Investment Banking
13 2 (0.25%) Local Government
14 1 (0.13%) Billing
14 1 (0.13%) Corporate Banking
14 1 (0.13%) International Banking
14 1 (0.13%) Mandarin Language
Job Titles
1 119 (15.16%) Architect
2 102 (12.99%) Consultant
3 99 (12.61%) Analyst
4 96 (12.23%) IT Manager
5 94 (11.97%) Security Manager
6 70 (8.92%) Risk Manager
7 54 (6.88%) Security Analyst
7 54 (6.88%) Security Architect
8 47 (5.99%) Information Manager
9 43 (5.48%) Information Security Manager
10 39 (4.97%) Auditor
10 39 (4.97%) Risk Consultant
11 36 (4.59%) Support Engineer
12 35 (4.46%) Compliance Manager
12 35 (4.46%) Security Consultant
13 34 (4.33%) Solutions Architect
14 30 (3.82%) Information Analyst
14 30 (3.82%) Information Security Analyst
14 30 (3.82%) IT Consultant
15 29 (3.69%) Security Officer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 35 (4.46%) .NET
2 20 (2.55%) Middleware
2 20 (2.55%) Web Services
3 13 (1.66%) Java EE
3 13 (1.66%) SOAP
3 13 (1.66%) XML
4 7 (0.89%) HTML
4 7 (0.89%) REST
5 5 (0.64%) ASP.NET
5 5 (0.64%) SailPoint
6 4 (0.51%) CSS
7 3 (0.38%) .NET Framework
7 3 (0.38%) DHTML
7 3 (0.38%) EJB
7 3 (0.38%) IBM Integration Bus
7 3 (0.38%) JAXB
7 3 (0.38%) JSON
7 3 (0.38%) SAML
7 3 (0.38%) WSDL
7 3 (0.38%) XSD
Miscellaneous
1 172 (21.91%) Management Information System
2 57 (7.26%) Computer Science
2 57 (7.26%) Data Centre
3 52 (6.62%) Analytical Skills
4 34 (4.33%) Cyberthreat
5 29 (3.69%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
6 22 (2.80%) PKI
6 22 (2.80%) Video Conferencing
7 20 (2.55%) CESG
8 19 (2.42%) PMI
9 18 (2.29%) FMCG
10 17 (2.17%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
11 15 (1.91%) Cryptography
12 14 (1.78%) VCE vBlock
13 11 (1.40%) CESG CLAS
13 11 (1.40%) Statistics
14 10 (1.27%) CMDB
15 7 (0.89%) Enterprise Cloud
16 6 (0.76%) Client/Server
16 6 (0.76%) Data Protection Act
Operating Systems
1 122 (15.54%) Windows
2 57 (7.26%) Unix
3 30 (3.82%) Linux
4 26 (3.31%) Windows Server
5 15 (1.91%) Windows Server 2008
6 10 (1.27%) Windows 7
7 9 (1.15%) Windows Server 2003
8 7 (0.89%) Windows Server 2012
9 6 (0.76%) AIX
9 6 (0.76%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 5 (0.64%) Windows XP
11 4 (0.51%) Solaris
12 3 (0.38%) CentOS
13 1 (0.13%) Windows 2000
Processes & Methodologies
1 551 (70.19%) ITIL
2 384 (48.92%) Information Security
3 197 (25.10%) Risk Management
4 144 (18.34%) Security Management
5 133 (16.94%) Project Management
6 126 (16.05%) TOGAF
7 107 (13.63%) Stakeholder Management
8 101 (12.87%) Service Management
9 97 (12.36%) Information Security Management
10 90 (11.46%) Enterprise Architecture
11 87 (11.08%) Service Delivery
12 82 (10.45%) Cybersecurity
13 80 (10.19%) PRINCE2
14 76 (9.68%) Agile Software Development
15 72 (9.17%) Security Architecture
16 70 (8.92%) Incident Management
17 65 (8.28%) Data Privacy
17 65 (8.28%) IT Governance
18 62 (7.90%) Business Continuity
18 62 (7.90%) Disaster Recovery
Programming Languages
1 32 (4.08%) Java
2 26 (3.31%) SQL
3 25 (3.18%) C
4 22 (2.80%) PowerShell
5 11 (1.40%) Perl
5 11 (1.40%) Python
6 8 (1.02%) JavaScript
6 8 (1.02%) T-SQL
7 7 (0.89%) Ruby
8 5 (0.64%) C#
9 3 (0.38%) PL/SQL
9 3 (0.38%) Scala
9 3 (0.38%) VBScript
10 2 (0.25%) VBA
11 1 (0.13%) ABAP
11 1 (0.13%) C++
Qualifications
1 302 (38.47%) CISSP
2 244 (31.08%) CISM
3 208 (26.50%) Degree
4 198 (25.22%) CISA
5 65 (8.28%) CRISC
6 44 (5.61%) Security Cleared
7 42 (5.35%) SANS
8 40 (5.10%) Cisco Certification
9 34 (4.33%) PMI Certification
10 30 (3.82%) ISACA
11 29 (3.69%) CCNP
12 27 (3.44%) CIMA
13 26 (3.31%) ACCA
14 25 (3.18%) IISP
15 22 (2.80%) CCNP Voice
16 20 (2.55%) ITIL Certification
16 20 (2.55%) SC Cleared
17 17 (2.17%) CEH
17 17 (2.17%) DV Cleared
17 17 (2.17%) PMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 254 (32.36%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 159 (20.25%) PCI DSS
3 98 (12.48%) Sarbanes-Oxley
4 33 (4.20%) QA
5 31 (3.95%) COSO
6 20 (2.55%) SSAE 16
7 18 (2.29%) ISAE 3402
8 15 (1.91%) ISO27002
9 12 (1.53%) HMG Security Policy Framework
9 12 (1.53%) ISO 9001
10 10 (1.27%) JSP 440
10 10 (1.27%) SLA
11 6 (0.76%) HIPAA
11 6 (0.76%) ISO 14001
11 6 (0.76%) ISO/IEC 17799
11 6 (0.76%) Solvency II
12 5 (0.64%) ISO 9000
12 5 (0.64%) ISO22301
13 4 (0.51%) BS25999
13 4 (0.51%) Data Quality
System Software
1 52 (6.62%) VMware Infrastructure
2 42 (5.35%) Active Directory
3 20 (2.55%) Hyper-V
4 17 (2.17%) vSphere
4 17 (2.17%) XenApp
4 17 (2.17%) XenDesktop
5 14 (1.78%) Terminal Services
5 14 (1.78%) XenServer
6 10 (1.27%) vCloud
7 8 (1.02%) VMware Workstation
8 5 (0.64%) Citrix Presentation Server
8 5 (0.64%) KVM
8 5 (0.64%) Microsoft App-V
Systems Management
1 22 (2.80%) SCCM
2 5 (0.64%) Opscode Chef
2 5 (0.64%) Puppet
3 4 (0.51%) Hyperic
3 4 (0.51%) Nagios
3 4 (0.51%) Oracle Identity Management
4 3 (0.38%) Norton AntiVirus
4 3 (0.38%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
4 3 (0.38%) Oracle RMAN
4 3 (0.38%) Tivoli
5 1 (0.13%) Ansible
5 1 (0.13%) RSA Security Analytics
Vendors
1 85 (10.83%) Microsoft
2 76 (9.68%) Cisco
3 65 (8.28%) VMware
4 59 (7.52%) Oracle
5 46 (5.86%) Citrix
6 27 (3.44%) CheckPoint
7 26 (3.31%) SunGard
7 26 (3.31%) Wall Street Systems
8 23 (2.93%) HP
9 22 (2.80%) Red Box
10 21 (2.68%) IBM
11 15 (1.91%) AppSense
11 15 (1.91%) ServiceNow
12 14 (1.78%) BMC
12 14 (1.78%) Cyber-Ark
13 12 (1.53%) CA
14 8 (1.02%) FrontRange
15 7 (0.89%) Rackspace
16 6 (0.76%) Cognizant
16 6 (0.76%) Palo Alto
Manchester, Lancashire
Adalta Recruitment Solutions
Salary: £70000 - £80000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 10 hours ago
Cheltenham, Gloucestershire
Executive Recruitment Services (ERS)
Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum + Pension
Posted: 14 hours ago
London
Spencer Rose
Salary: £55,000 per annum
Posted: 17 hours ago
City, London
Ashdown IT
Salary: £45000 - £50000 per annum
Posted: 17 hours ago
London
Talent Analytix
Salary: Competitive salary
Posted: 17 hours ago
London
Cititec
Salary: COMPETITIVE
Posted: 18 hours ago
City, London
Cognizant
Posted: 2 days ago
East Midlands
Cognizant
Posted: 2 days ago
Poole, Dorset
Cognizant
Posted: 2 days ago
Knutsford, Cheshire
Cognizant
Posted: 2 days ago
Glasgow, Lanarkshire
Cognizant
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
Harrington Starr
Salary: £25000 - £30000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Leatherhead, Surrey
Reed Technology
Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
London
Oliver James Associates
Salary: £65000 - £75000 per annum + Car, Bonus, Pension, Cash Pot
Posted: 3 days ago
London
Lorien Resourcing
Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum + Bonus + Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Bristol, Avon
Lorien Resourcing
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + Bonus + Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Swindon, Wiltshire
Global Technology Solutions Ltd
Salary: £40000 - £55000 per annum + 5K bonus + 6K Car allowance
Posted: 3 days ago
Cambridgeshire
Harvey Nash plc
Salary: £90000 - £110000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
London
Deerfoot IT Resources Ltd
Salary: £50000 - £55000 per annum + banking bonus + comp. package
Posted: 4 days ago
Surrey
Ampersand Consulting
Salary: £80000 - £85000 per annum + Car Allowance, Benfits
Posted: 4 days ago
City, London
HFG
Salary: £55000 - £60000 per annum, Benefits Bonus + Corp Bens.
Posted: 5 days ago
City, London
HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Salary: £40000.00 - £50000.00 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Central London / West End
Nationwide People Ltd
Salary: £65000 - £75000 Per Annum plus benefits package and great office envir
Posted: 6 days ago
Central London / West End
H&R Talent
Salary: From £55,000 to £65,000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
City, London
HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Salary: £40000.00 - £50000.00 per annum + benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
Luton, Bedfordshire
Understanding Recruitment
Salary: £50000.00 - £70000.00 per annum + bonus
Posted: 6 days ago
Luton, Bedfordshire
Understanding Recruitment
Salary: £50000.00 - £70000.00 per annum + bonus
Posted: 6 days ago
Edinburgh, Midlothian
Cognizant
Salary: Market competitive
Posted: 6 days ago
Guildford, Surrey
Allianz
Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum + excellent benefits
Posted: 11 days ago
Farnham, Surrey
University for the Creative Arts
Salary: £39,685 - 45,954 per year + excellent benefits
Posted: 14 days ago