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

Location
3 months to
29 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Control Objectives for Information and related Technology (COBIT)
Rank 546 638 620
Rank change year-on-year
+92 -18
Permanent jobs citing COBIT 365 290 272
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.35% 0.25% 0.25%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 3.23% 2.33% 2.49%
Number of salaries quoted 281 200 181
Average salary £65,000 £52,500 £55,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+23.80% -4.54%
90% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £38,400 £38,500
10% offered a salary of more than £85,000 £87,500 £87,500
UK excluding London average salary £60,000 £52,500 £48,750
% change year-on-year
+14.28% +7.69%

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
11291 12470 10933
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 10.69% 10.55% 10.00%
Number of salaries quoted 8904 9769 8865
Average salary £45,500 £45,000 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+1.11% -
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 £42,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+5.00% -

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 29 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 29 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
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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 +94 339 £65,000 +22.18% 26
London +140 207 £70,000 +16.66% 9
City of London +74 60 £70,000 +33.33% 3
South East +8 46 £75,000 +30.43% 3
East of England +27 27 £55,000 +12.82%
North West +29 24 £57,500 +19.17% 9
Cambridgeshire - 17 £75,000 -
Cheshire +13 16 £57,500 - 1
Berkshire 0 16 £77,500 +85.62% 1
Scotland +23 15 £55,000 +37.50% 3
East Midlands +3 15 £65,000 +36.84%
Edinburgh - 13 £55,000 - 3
Surrey +37 12 £80,000 +36.75% 1
Warrington - 12 £50,000 -
Reading -6 11 £90,000 +125.00%
Cambridge - 11 £64,075 -
Hampshire -5 10 £85,000 +53.15%
Derbyshire - 10 £65,000 -
Chesterfield - 10 £65,000 -
South West -39 9 £65,000 +18.18% 2
Andover - 8 £85,000 -
Manchester +27 7 £37,500 -19.35% 8
Wales +5 7 £62,500 +86.56%
Glasgow +8 6 £33,000 -
Yorkshire +6 6 £45,000 +9.09% 2
South Wales +1 6 £62,500 +86.56%
Bristol -6 6 £51,500 -16.59%
Bedfordshire +21 5 £52,500 -
Kent +11 5 £32,500 -55.17% 1
Northamptonshire -1 5 £62,500 +31.57%

COBIT
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 29 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.

1 487 (76.45%) ITIL
2 283 (44.43%) Finance
3 265 (41.60%) Information Security
4 256 (40.19%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 241 (37.83%) CISSP
6 172 (27.00%) CISM
7 167 (26.22%) CISA
8 163 (25.59%) Risk Management
9 128 (20.09%) TOGAF
10 127 (19.94%) PCI DSS
11 112 (17.58%) Project Management
12 111 (17.43%) Management Information System
13 102 (16.01%) Windows
14 96 (15.07%) Degree
15 93 (14.60%) Service Delivery
16 86 (13.50%) Microsoft
17 83 (13.03%) Security Management
18 77 (12.09%) Firewall
19 73 (11.46%) Oracle
20 72 (11.30%) Data Centre
21 70 (10.99%) Cyber Security
22 69 (10.83%) Service Management
23 66 (10.36%) Business Development
24 65 (10.20%) Security Cleared
25 64 (10.05%) Vulnerability Assessment
26 63 (9.89%) Sarbanes-Oxley
26 63 (9.89%) SABSA
27 62 (9.73%) Stakeholder Engagement
28 61 (9.58%) IT Governance
29 59 (9.26%) SQL Server

COBIT
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 29 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 25 (3.92%) IIS
2 20 (3.14%) SharePoint
3 6 (0.94%) WebSphere
3 6 (0.94%) Apache
4 4 (0.63%) SharePoint 2010
5 3 (0.47%) WebLogic
5 3 (0.47%) JBoss
5 3 (0.47%) Oracle HTTP Server
6 2 (0.31%) Oracle Coherence
6 2 (0.31%) WebLogic Portal
7 1 (0.16%) CloudStack
7 1 (0.16%) IBM Notes
7 1 (0.16%) MS Exchange
7 1 (0.16%) SAS
Applications
1 57 (8.95%) MS Excel
2 23 (3.61%) MS Visio
3 20 (3.14%) MS Office
4 4 (0.63%) FastStats
5 1 (0.16%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 4 (0.63%) Unica
1 4 (0.63%) SAP LE
1 4 (0.63%) Dynamics CRM
1 4 (0.63%) SAP SCM
1 4 (0.63%) SAP MM
1 4 (0.63%) SAP SD
1 4 (0.63%) Adobe Campaign
2 3 (0.47%) Oracle EBS
3 2 (0.31%) Oracle EBS R12
3 2 (0.31%) Dynamics AX
3 2 (0.31%) SAP R/3
3 2 (0.31%) Maximo
3 2 (0.31%) Oracle ERP
4 1 (0.16%) SAP Oil and Gas
4 1 (0.16%) Summit
Cloud Services
1 16 (2.51%) Cloud Computing
2 10 (1.57%) SaaS
3 1 (0.16%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 77 (12.09%) Firewall
2 43 (6.75%) Network Security
3 42 (6.59%) LAN
4 36 (5.65%) WAN
5 28 (4.40%) DNS
6 26 (4.08%) SAN
7 22 (3.45%) TCP/IP
8 21 (3.30%) Intrusion Detection
8 21 (3.30%) VPN
9 20 (3.14%) Internet
10 18 (2.83%) DHCP
10 18 (2.83%) HTTP
11 14 (2.20%) NAS
12 13 (2.04%) SMTP
13 11 (1.73%) BGP
13 11 (1.73%) MPLS
13 11 (1.73%) OSPF
13 11 (1.73%) VLAN
13 11 (1.73%) Cisco ASA
14 9 (1.41%) Cisco Nexus
Database & Business Intelligence
1 59 (9.26%) SQL Server
2 16 (2.51%) Oracle Database 11g
2 16 (2.51%) Relational Database
2 16 (2.51%) Oracle Database
3 14 (2.20%) Oracle Database 10g
3 14 (2.20%) Data Mining
4 12 (1.88%) Big Data
5 8 (1.26%) Oracle Reports
6 4 (0.63%) QlikView
6 4 (0.63%) SQL Server 2008
6 4 (0.63%) SAP BI
6 4 (0.63%) Data Warehouse
7 2 (0.31%) Oracle BI EE
7 2 (0.31%) InterSystems Cache
7 2 (0.31%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 2 (0.31%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 2 (0.31%) MS Access
7 2 (0.31%) MySQL
7 2 (0.31%) DB2
7 2 (0.31%) Hadoop
Development Applications
1 12 (1.88%) Visual Studio
2 4 (0.63%) Team Foundation Server
3 2 (0.31%) ProC
3 2 (0.31%) Oracle Forms
4 1 (0.16%) GCC
4 1 (0.16%) Ant
4 1 (0.16%) Metasploit
General
1 283 (44.43%) Finance
2 57 (8.95%) Banking
3 49 (7.69%) Retail
4 46 (7.22%) Legal
5 40 (6.28%) Back Office
6 24 (3.77%) Pharmaceutical
7 23 (3.61%) Telecoms
8 16 (2.51%) Investment Banking
9 14 (2.20%) Billing
9 14 (2.20%) Law
10 13 (2.04%) Manufacturing
10 13 (2.04%) Local Government
11 10 (1.57%) Financial Institution
12 6 (0.94%) Advertising
13 5 (0.78%) International Banking
14 4 (0.63%) Electronics
15 3 (0.47%) French Language
15 3 (0.47%) Retail Banking
16 1 (0.16%) Russian Language
16 1 (0.16%) Spanish Language
Job Titles
1 117 (18.37%) Architect
2 94 (14.76%) Analyst
3 92 (14.44%) Consultant
4 69 (10.83%) Security Analyst
5 45 (7.06%) Information Analyst
6 44 (6.91%) Information Security Analyst
7 42 (6.59%) Security Manager
8 40 (6.28%) Enterprise Architect
8 40 (6.28%) Security Architect
9 34 (5.34%) Risk Manager
10 33 (5.18%) Security Consultant
11 31 (4.87%) Security Officer
11 31 (4.87%) Information Manager
12 29 (4.55%) Auditor
13 28 (4.40%) Solutions Architect
13 28 (4.40%) IT Consultant
14 27 (4.24%) Information Security Officer
14 27 (4.24%) IT Auditor
15 26 (4.08%) Head of IT
16 25 (3.92%) Enterprise Security Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 25 (3.92%) .NET
2 14 (2.20%) Software Packaging
3 13 (2.04%) ASP.NET
3 13 (2.04%) JSP
4 11 (1.73%) Middleware
5 9 (1.41%) ActiveX
6 4 (0.63%) WPF
6 4 (0.63%) Silverlight
6 4 (0.63%) ADO.NET
6 4 (0.63%) HTML
7 2 (0.31%) OC4J
7 2 (0.31%) J2EE
Miscellaneous
1 111 (17.43%) Management Information System
2 72 (11.30%) Data Centre
3 51 (8.01%) Analytical Skills
4 40 (6.28%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
5 38 (5.97%) Computer Science
6 24 (3.77%) SCADA
6 24 (3.77%) Cryptography
7 21 (3.30%) CESG
8 19 (2.98%) PKI
9 16 (2.51%) Data Protection Act
10 15 (2.35%) Mobile Payment
11 14 (2.20%) Clustering
11 14 (2.20%) N-Tier
12 12 (1.88%) GIS
13 11 (1.73%) Internet of Things
14 9 (1.41%) Public Cloud
14 9 (1.41%) Mainframe
14 9 (1.41%) CESG CLAS
14 9 (1.41%) Taxonomies
15 7 (1.10%) BYOD
Operating Systems
1 102 (16.01%) Windows
2 58 (9.11%) UNIX
3 52 (8.16%) Linux
4 18 (2.83%) Windows Server 2008
5 17 (2.67%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 14 (2.20%) Windows Server 2003
7 6 (0.94%) AIX
8 5 (0.78%) Windows XP
8 5 (0.78%) Solaris
9 2 (0.31%) Oracle Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 487 (76.45%) ITIL
2 265 (41.60%) Information Security
3 163 (25.59%) Risk Management
4 128 (20.09%) TOGAF
5 112 (17.58%) Project Management
6 93 (14.60%) Service Delivery
7 83 (13.03%) Security Management
8 70 (10.99%) Cyber Security
9 69 (10.83%) Service Management
10 66 (10.36%) Business Development
11 64 (10.05%) Vulnerability Assessment
12 63 (9.89%) SABSA
13 62 (9.73%) Stakeholder Engagement
14 61 (9.58%) IT Governance
15 58 (9.11%) Risk Assessment
15 58 (9.11%) Stakeholder Management
16 56 (8.79%) Enterprise Architecture
17 53 (8.32%) Agile Software Development
18 51 (8.01%) Business Continuity
19 50 (7.85%) Disaster Recovery
Programming Languages
1 47 (7.38%) SQL
2 21 (3.30%) C
3 16 (2.51%) VBA
4 15 (2.35%) Java
5 13 (2.04%) VB
6 12 (1.88%) C#
7 6 (0.94%) Shell Script
8 4 (0.63%) C++
8 4 (0.63%) JavaScript
8 4 (0.63%) VB.NET
8 4 (0.63%) ABAP
9 3 (0.47%) Perl
9 3 (0.47%) PowerShell
10 2 (0.31%) Uniface
10 2 (0.31%) PL/SQL
11 1 (0.16%) Bash Shell
11 1 (0.16%) VBScript
11 1 (0.16%) Korn
Qualifications
1 241 (37.83%) CISSP
2 172 (27.00%) CISM
3 167 (26.22%) CISA
4 96 (15.07%) Degree
5 65 (10.20%) Security Cleared
6 53 (8.32%) CRISC
7 40 (6.28%) CIMA
7 40 (6.28%) ACCA
8 22 (3.45%) Microsoft Certification
9 17 (2.67%) Cisco Certification
9 17 (2.67%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
10 16 (2.51%) MCSE
11 15 (2.35%) DV Cleared
12 14 (2.20%) VERITAS Certified Professional (VCP)
12 14 (2.20%) MCITP
12 14 (2.20%) PMI Certification
13 13 (2.04%) ISSMP
14 12 (1.88%) SC Cleared
14 12 (1.88%) ISSAP
14 12 (1.88%) MBA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 256 (40.19%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 127 (19.94%) PCI DSS
3 63 (9.89%) Sarbanes-Oxley
4 24 (3.77%) ISO/IEC 17799
5 16 (2.51%) COSO
6 15 (2.35%) SLA
6 15 (2.35%) QA
7 13 (2.04%) JSP 440
8 10 (1.57%) Basel II
9 8 (1.26%) MiFID
9 8 (1.26%) BS7799
9 8 (1.26%) EMIR
9 8 (1.26%) Dodd-Frank
10 5 (0.78%) PAS 55
10 5 (0.78%) ISO 14001
11 4 (0.63%) ISO 9001
11 4 (0.63%) Solvency II
11 4 (0.63%) Val IT
12 2 (0.31%) HIPAA
12 2 (0.31%) IAS 39
System Software
1 50 (7.85%) Active Directory
2 31 (4.87%) VMware Infrastructure
3 22 (3.45%) Hyper-V
4 19 (2.98%) vSphere
5 17 (2.67%) Terminal Services
6 14 (2.20%) Veritas Cluster Server
6 14 (2.20%) vCloud
7 12 (1.88%) XenDesktop
8 6 (0.94%) KVM
9 5 (0.78%) OpenSSH
10 3 (0.47%) Microsoft App-V
10 3 (0.47%) XenApp
10 3 (0.47%) XenServer
10 3 (0.47%) Citrix Presentation Server
11 2 (0.31%) Oracle RAC
12 1 (0.16%) Xen
Systems Management
1 14 (2.20%) Veritas Storage Foundation
2 9 (1.41%) AirWatch
3 5 (0.78%) Nmap
3 5 (0.78%) Nessus
3 5 (0.78%) SCCM
4 4 (0.63%) Tivoli
5 2 (0.31%) SCOM
5 2 (0.31%) Data Guard
5 2 (0.31%) Oracle RMAN
6 1 (0.16%) Red Hat Satellite
6 1 (0.16%) Oracle Identity Management
Vendors
1 86 (13.50%) Microsoft
2 73 (11.46%) Oracle
3 46 (7.22%) Cisco
4 40 (6.28%) SunGard
4 40 (6.28%) Wall Street Systems
5 33 (5.18%) VMware
6 32 (5.02%) HP
7 29 (4.55%) Juniper
8 22 (3.45%) SAP
9 19 (2.98%) Red Hat
10 15 (2.35%) Citrix
11 14 (2.20%) Veritas
12 13 (2.04%) F5
13 12 (1.88%) CheckPoint
14 6 (0.94%) IBM
14 6 (0.94%) CA
14 6 (0.94%) Hyperion
14 6 (0.94%) PeopleSoft
15 5 (0.78%) TOWER Software
15 5 (0.78%) AppSense
England
Harrington Boyd
Salary: £80000 - £90000 per annum + bonus, pension
Posted: 20 hours ago
Central London / West End
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £50,000 - £85,000 plus an excellent package
Posted: Yesterday
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Sanderson
Salary: £60000 - £65000 per annum + Bonus & Excellent Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
London
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £50,000-£85,000
Posted: 2 days ago
Skipton, North Yorkshire
HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Salary: £40000.00 - £45000.00 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Perfect People Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Salary: c£85,000
Posted: 3 days ago
Cheltenham
Computer Futures
Salary: £60000 - £70000 per annum + competitive + Bonus + More
Posted: 3 days ago
London
Computer Futures
Salary: £60000 - £70000 per annum + competitive + Bonus + More
Posted: 3 days ago
Taunton, Somerset
Stott & May
Salary: High Salary and Bonus
Posted: 3 days ago
City, London
Burns Sheehan
Salary: £40 - £60 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Berkshire
EXCELerate
Salary: £60k base with an £80k OTE Plus Car Allowance, Health, Pension
Posted: 3 days ago
City, London
I.T. Skillfinder
Salary: £70000 - £80000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Tunbridge Wells, Kent
Complete Tech Limited
Salary: From £25,000 to £40,000 per annum + PMI + Pension + Life Assurance
Posted: 5 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
British Council
Posted: 7 days ago
Manchester
Williams and Glyn
Posted: 7 days ago
Manchester
Williams and Glyn
Posted: 7 days ago
Manchester
Williams and Glyn
Posted: 7 days ago
Edinburgh
Williams and Glyn
Posted: 7 days ago
Manchester
Williams and Glyn
Posted: 7 days ago
Edinburgh
Williams and Glyn
Posted: 7 days ago