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

Location
3 months to
21 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Control Objectives for Information and related Technology (COBIT)
Rank 586 603 652
Rank change year-on-year
+17 +49
Permanent jobs citing COBIT 338 272 252
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.29% 0.25% 0.21%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 2.70% 2.48% 2.09%
Number of salaries quoted 277 183 199
Average salary £58,000 £60,000 £50,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-3.33% +20.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £39,600 £46,100 £34,550
10% offered a salary of more than £77,500 £87,500 £95,000
UK excluding London average salary £57,500 £57,500 £43,000
% change year-on-year
- +33.72%

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
12498 10972 12057
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 10.67% 10.23% 10.29%
Number of salaries quoted 9622 8610 9942
Average salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £28,000 £28,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £70,000 £74,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £41,500
% change year-on-year
- -3.61%

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 21 August 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 21 August 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 +29 322 £60,000 -0.82% 32
London -6 136 £61,402 -18.13% 17
South East +24 121 £60,000 -4.00% 10
Berkshire +18 58 £67,000 +3.07% 8
Hampshire +28 48 £58,000 -10.76% 2
City of London -18 35 £65,250 +4.40% 5
Newbury +22 23 £27,500 -
South West -12 23 £55,000 +15.78% 1
Havant - 22 £58,000 - 1
East Midlands - 15 £44,500 -
Basingstoke -4 12 £62,500 -3.84%
Wiltshire - 12 £54,645 - 1
Scotland -15 11 £45,500 -14.15% 1
Swindon - 11 £54,290 - 1
Reading -16 10 £47,500 -34.48% 5
North West -17 9 £50,000 -13.04% 1
Bath -11 7 £55,000 +15.78%
Somerset -15 7 £55,000 +15.78%
Kent - 7 £66,250 -
Merseyside +10 6 £50,000 -
Stirling -11 6 £72,000 -12.72%
West Midlands -16 6 £35,500 -35.45% 1
Derbyshire - 6 £61,250 -
Liverpool - 6 £50,000 -
Chesterfield - 6 £61,250 -
Birmingham +4 4 £45,250 -21.30%
Bristol -13 4 £41,000 -19.60%
East of England -21 4 £45,000 -10.00%
West Yorkshire -37 4 £37,750 -22.95% 1
Leeds -44 4 £37,750 -16.85%

COBIT
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 21 August 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.

1 463 (72.23%) ITIL
2 274 (42.75%) Finance
3 221 (34.48%) Information Security
4 196 (30.58%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 175 (27.30%) CISSP
6 156 (24.34%) Risk Management
7 140 (21.84%) CISM
8 136 (21.22%) CISA
9 127 (19.81%) TOGAF
10 120 (18.72%) PCI DSS
11 118 (18.41%) Project Management
12 116 (18.10%) PRINCE2
13 115 (17.94%) Degree
14 110 (17.16%) Management Information System
15 106 (16.54%) Windows
16 97 (15.13%) Service Management
17 96 (14.98%) Microsoft
18 92 (14.35%) Sarbanes-Oxley
19 90 (14.04%) Stakeholder Management
20 82 (12.79%) Security Management
21 80 (12.48%) Banking
22 71 (11.08%) Linux
23 63 (9.83%) Enterprise Architecture
24 60 (9.36%) MS Excel
24 60 (9.36%) Service Delivery
25 57 (8.89%) ITSM
26 56 (8.74%) Firewall
26 56 (8.74%) VMware
27 55 (8.58%) Computer Science
28 50 (7.80%) Business Continuity

COBIT
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 21 August 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 28 (4.37%) SharePoint
2 10 (1.56%) MS Exchange
2 10 (1.56%) IIS
3 6 (0.94%) Tomcat
3 6 (0.94%) SharePoint 2013
4 5 (0.78%) Exchange Server 2007
5 4 (0.62%) Apache
6 3 (0.47%) SAS
6 3 (0.47%) WebSphere
7 2 (0.31%) Exchange Server 2010
8 1 (0.16%) Apache Pig
8 1 (0.16%) Drupal
8 1 (0.16%) SharePoint 2010
8 1 (0.16%) SharePoint Server
8 1 (0.16%) WebLogic
Applications
1 60 (9.36%) MS Excel
2 36 (5.62%) MS Office
3 24 (3.74%) MS Visio
4 21 (3.28%) MS Project
5 8 (1.25%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 11 (1.72%) Remedy ITSM
2 7 (1.09%) Temenos T24
2 7 (1.09%) Finacle
2 7 (1.09%) Misys Equation
2 7 (1.09%) FLEXCUBE
3 2 (0.31%) SAP Oil and Gas
4 1 (0.16%) Oracle Financials
4 1 (0.16%) Oracle CRM
Cloud Services
1 17 (2.65%) SaaS
2 4 (0.62%) PaaS
2 4 (0.62%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 56 (8.74%) Firewall
2 35 (5.46%) VPN
3 31 (4.84%) Network Security
4 30 (4.68%) TCP/IP
5 28 (4.37%) LAN
6 27 (4.21%) Internet
7 22 (3.43%) WAN
8 19 (2.96%) DNS
9 14 (2.18%) SAN
10 12 (1.87%) SSL
11 9 (1.40%) Intrusion Detection
12 7 (1.09%) DHCP
12 7 (1.09%) VoIP
13 6 (0.94%) Junos
13 6 (0.94%) NetScreen
13 6 (0.94%) Wireless
13 6 (0.94%) Cisco ASA
14 5 (0.78%) SSH
14 5 (0.78%) WLAN
14 5 (0.78%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 34 (5.30%) Relational Database
2 31 (4.84%) SQL Server
3 8 (1.25%) Crystal Reports
4 7 (1.09%) Big Data
5 4 (0.62%) MySQL
6 3 (0.47%) DB2
6 3 (0.47%) BusinessObjects
6 3 (0.47%) PostgreSQL
7 2 (0.31%) QlikView
7 2 (0.31%) Oracle Reports
7 2 (0.31%) Data Mining
7 2 (0.31%) Hadoop
8 1 (0.16%) Apache Hive
8 1 (0.16%) Oracle Database
8 1 (0.16%) Oracle Database 10g
8 1 (0.16%) Oracle Database 11g
8 1 (0.16%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 4 (0.62%) AppScan
2 3 (0.47%) JIRA
2 3 (0.47%) Bugzilla
3 1 (0.16%) Subversion
3 1 (0.16%) Visual Studio
3 1 (0.16%) Git (software)
3 1 (0.16%) Jenkins
General
1 274 (42.75%) Finance
2 80 (12.48%) Banking
3 38 (5.93%) Telecoms
4 34 (5.30%) Marketing
5 31 (4.84%) Retail
6 16 (2.50%) Legal
7 12 (1.87%) Manufacturing
7 12 (1.87%) Back Office
8 11 (1.72%) Law
9 8 (1.25%) Investment Banking
9 8 (1.25%) Multimedia
10 7 (1.09%) Advertising
11 4 (0.62%) Financial Institution
11 4 (0.62%) Automotive
12 3 (0.47%) Pharmaceutical
12 3 (0.47%) French Language
13 2 (0.31%) Arabic Language
13 2 (0.31%) Corporate Banking
13 2 (0.31%) Electronics
13 2 (0.31%) Aerospace
Job Titles
1 147 (22.93%) Consultant
2 119 (18.56%) Architect
3 106 (16.54%) Analyst
4 74 (11.54%) Security Analyst
5 47 (7.33%) IT Consultant
6 43 (6.71%) Service Manager
7 41 (6.40%) Security Manager
8 39 (6.08%) Security Consultant
9 38 (5.93%) Senior Analyst
10 35 (5.46%) Solutions Architect
11 34 (5.30%) Senior Consultant
11 34 (5.30%) Senior Security Analyst
12 32 (4.99%) Management Consultant
12 32 (4.99%) Information Analyst
13 29 (4.52%) Senior Architect
14 28 (4.37%) Security Engineer
15 27 (4.21%) Risk Manager
15 27 (4.21%) Information Security Analyst
16 26 (4.06%) Service Management Consultant
17 22 (3.43%) Information Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 41 (6.40%) .NET
2 21 (3.28%) Middleware
3 10 (1.56%) JSP
4 6 (0.94%) Web Services
5 2 (0.31%) XML
5 2 (0.31%) ASP.NET
5 2 (0.31%) WSDL
5 2 (0.31%) SOAP
5 2 (0.31%) LAMP
5 2 (0.31%) Oracle Fusion
6 1 (0.16%) SailPoint
6 1 (0.16%) JAX-RS
6 1 (0.16%) .NET Framework
6 1 (0.16%) Java EE
6 1 (0.16%) Software Packaging
6 1 (0.16%) WPF
6 1 (0.16%) Silverlight
6 1 (0.16%) J2EE
6 1 (0.16%) ADO.NET
6 1 (0.16%) ActiveX
Miscellaneous
1 110 (17.16%) Management Information System
2 55 (8.58%) Computer Science
3 19 (2.96%) PMI
4 12 (1.87%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
4 12 (1.87%) APACS
5 11 (1.72%) AS400
6 8 (1.25%) PKI
6 8 (1.25%) Equities
6 8 (1.25%) Kindle
7 7 (1.09%) Digital Media
7 7 (1.09%) Data Protection Act
7 7 (1.09%) Fixed Income
7 7 (1.09%) E-Learning
8 5 (0.78%) Mathematics
9 4 (0.62%) Video Conferencing
9 4 (0.62%) FMCG
10 3 (0.47%) Data Integration
10 3 (0.47%) SCADA
10 3 (0.47%) Informatics
10 3 (0.47%) Smartphone
Operating Systems
1 106 (16.54%) Windows
2 71 (11.08%) Linux
3 45 (7.02%) UNIX
4 20 (3.12%) Solaris
5 16 (2.50%) AIX
6 10 (1.56%) Windows 7
7 8 (1.25%) Apple iOS
7 8 (1.25%) Windows Server 2008
8 7 (1.09%) Mac OS X
9 5 (0.78%) Windows Server 2003
10 4 (0.62%) OS/390
11 3 (0.47%) VMS
12 2 (0.31%) Windows Server 2012
13 1 (0.16%) Android
13 1 (0.16%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 463 (72.23%) ITIL
2 221 (34.48%) Information Security
3 156 (24.34%) Risk Management
4 127 (19.81%) TOGAF
5 118 (18.41%) Project Management
6 116 (18.10%) PRINCE2
7 97 (15.13%) Service Management
8 90 (14.04%) Stakeholder Management
9 82 (12.79%) Security Management
10 63 (9.83%) Enterprise Architecture
11 60 (9.36%) Service Delivery
12 57 (8.89%) ITSM
13 50 (7.80%) Business Continuity
14 45 (7.02%) Disaster Recovery
15 44 (6.86%) Information Security Management
15 44 (6.86%) Technical Architecture
16 38 (5.93%) Penetration Testing
17 37 (5.77%) Change Management
18 35 (5.46%) Data Protection
19 34 (5.30%) Risk Assessment
Programming Languages
1 46 (7.18%) SQL
2 31 (4.84%) Java
3 11 (1.72%) C
4 8 (1.25%) PL/SQL
5 4 (0.62%) PowerShell
6 3 (0.47%) VB.NET
7 2 (0.31%) C#
7 2 (0.31%) Python
8 1 (0.16%) Bash Shell
8 1 (0.16%) C++
8 1 (0.16%) PHP
8 1 (0.16%) VBA
8 1 (0.16%) VBScript
8 1 (0.16%) VB
Qualifications
1 175 (27.30%) CISSP
2 140 (21.84%) CISM
3 136 (21.22%) CISA
4 115 (17.94%) Degree
5 33 (5.15%) PCI QSA
5 33 (5.15%) Security Cleared
6 21 (3.28%) ITIL Certification
7 20 (3.12%) PMI Certification
7 20 (3.12%) SC Cleared
8 18 (2.81%) CEH
9 15 (2.34%) CIMA
10 13 (2.03%) GIAC
10 13 (2.03%) CRISC
11 12 (1.87%) ISSAP
11 12 (1.87%) ISSMP
12 11 (1.72%) ACCA
12 11 (1.72%) Microsoft Certification
13 10 (1.56%) GCIH
13 10 (1.56%) ISACA
14 9 (1.40%) MBA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 196 (30.58%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 120 (18.72%) PCI DSS
3 92 (14.35%) Sarbanes-Oxley
4 44 (6.86%) COSO
5 35 (5.46%) ISO/IEC 17799
6 22 (3.43%) ISO 9001
7 18 (2.81%) SLA
8 10 (1.56%) IAS 39
8 10 (1.56%) Basel II
8 10 (1.56%) QA
9 8 (1.25%) ISO 14001
10 4 (0.62%) GxP
11 2 (0.31%) HL7
11 2 (0.31%) JSP 440
12 1 (0.16%) BS25999
12 1 (0.16%) ISO 9000
System Software
1 32 (4.99%) VMware Infrastructure
2 31 (4.84%) Active Directory
3 18 (2.81%) Hyper-V
4 7 (1.09%) RACF
5 4 (0.62%) KVM
6 3 (0.47%) Nmap
7 1 (0.16%) Veritas Cluster Server
Systems Management
1 5 (0.78%) McAfee ePO
2 4 (0.62%) Puppet
3 3 (0.47%) Vagrant
3 3 (0.47%) Opscode Chef
3 3 (0.47%) Tivoli
3 3 (0.47%) WSUS
3 3 (0.47%) HP Quality Center
4 2 (0.31%) Tivoli Storage Manager
5 1 (0.16%) Backup Exec
5 1 (0.16%) Nessus
5 1 (0.16%) Veritas Storage Foundation
Vendors
1 96 (14.98%) Microsoft
2 56 (8.74%) VMware
3 40 (6.24%) Cisco
4 33 (5.15%) Oracle
5 29 (4.52%) CA
6 27 (4.21%) SAP
7 25 (3.90%) Citrix
8 20 (3.12%) CheckPoint
9 16 (2.50%) IBM
10 14 (2.18%) Remedy
10 14 (2.18%) HP
10 14 (2.18%) ServiceNow
11 12 (1.87%) Juniper
12 11 (1.72%) BMC
12 11 (1.72%) Business Objects
12 11 (1.72%) SunGard
12 11 (1.72%) Wall Street Systems
12 11 (1.72%) F5
13 9 (1.40%) FrontRange
14 7 (1.09%) Brocade
London
Coal IT Services
Salary: From £40,000 to £48,000 per annum plus excellent benefits / bonus
Posted: 1 hour ago
Warwickshire
Experis Ltd
Salary: £55000.00 - £62000.00 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 5 hours ago
London
Church International
Salary: Negotiable
Posted: 5 hours ago
London
Broady Limited
Salary: From £55,000 to £65,000 per annum to 65k + car allowance + min 18% bon
Posted: 22 hours ago
Reading
Streamline Connections
Salary: £100000 - £120000 per annum + Car Allowance, Bonus & Benefits
Posted: 23 hours ago
City, London
ReThink Recruitment
Salary: £85000.00 - £90000.00 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Reading, Berkshire
Proprius Recruitment
Salary: Up to £80,000 per annum Plus bonus & benefits
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
ComputAppoint
Salary: £80000 - £90000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Swindon, Wiltshire
Global Technology Solutions Ltd
Salary: £50000 - £55000 per annum + bonus +car allow OTE £100k
Posted: Yesterday
London
Coal IT Services
Salary: From £55,000 to £58,000 per annum + car allowance + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Reading, Berkshire
Spencer Rose
Salary: From £75,000 to £95,000 per annum generous bonus scheme and benefits o
Posted: Yesterday
Reading, Berkshire
Circle Recruitment
Salary: £40000 - £55000 per annum + excellent bens
Posted: 2 days ago
Berkshire
Apollo Solutions
Salary: £70000 - £71000 per annum + car, pension, bonus
Posted: 2 days ago
Reading, Berkshire
Montash
Salary: £45000 - £50000 per annum + Package
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
Deerfoot IT Resources Ltd
Salary: £60000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Maidenhead, Berkshire
Three
Posted: 4 days ago
Farnborough, Hampshire
Coal IT Services
Salary: From £70,000 to £80,000 per annum + bonus + can + benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
West Yorkshire
RandomStorm Limited
Salary: Competitive Salary
Posted: 7 days ago
City of London
Nigel Frank International Limited - Newcastle
Salary: £75000 - £80000 per annum + Travel Card / 10% Bonus / Health Care
Posted: 14 days ago
Aberdeen
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Salary: £38889 - £40667 per annum
Posted: 16 days ago