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

Location
3 months to
30 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Control Objectives for Information and related Technology (COBIT)
Rank 607 583 593
Rank change year-on-year
-24 +10
Permanent jobs citing COBIT 279 323 304
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.26% 0.31% 0.28%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 2.52% 3.10% 2.74%
Number of salaries quoted 217 229 226
Average salary £65,000 £60,000 £52,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+8.33% +14.28%
90% offered a salary of more than £42,500 £42,500 £37,500
10% offered a salary of more than £90,000 £100,000 £80,000
UK excluding London average salary £59,500 £51,177 £47,500
% change year-on-year
+16.26% +7.74%

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
11059 10435 11088
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 10.44% 10.17% 10.13%
Number of salaries quoted 8612 8030 9048
Average salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,975 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £70,000 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,500 £40,000 £40,500
% change year-on-year
+1.25% -1.23%

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 30 January 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 30 January 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 -34 264 £65,000 +8.33% 19
London -17 157 £65,000 - 7
City of London +6 60 £52,500 -38.23% 2
South East -33 55 £70,000 +21.73% 7
Berkshire -22 17 £72,500 +26.08% 2
West Midlands -9 15 £50,000 +13.63% 1
Buckinghamshire +14 14 £70,000 - 4
Milton Keynes +7 12 £70,000 - 3
Newbury -1 11 - - 1
Yorkshire -19 11 £43,500 -17.14% 2
Scotland 0 9 £56,500 +32.94% 3
Surrey -8 9 £65,000 +44.44%
North West -14 9 £50,000 +14.28%
West Yorkshire -15 9 £64,000 +13.77% 2
South West -16 9 £70,000 +33.33% 1
Hampshire -24 8 £53,750 -14.00%
Birmingham -7 6 £50,000 +48.14%
Bradford - 6 - -
East Midlands +21 5 £47,500 -40.62% 1
Edinburgh +2 5 £56,500 +32.94% 1
Liverpool - 5 £55,000 -
Merseyside - 5 £55,000 -
Staffordshire +9 4 £45,000 -
Coventry -10 4 £38,500 -
Cirencester - 4 - -
Glasgow - 4 - - 1
Northampton - 4 £47,500 -
Portsmouth - 4 £52,500 -
Weybridge - 4 £70,000 -
Gloucestershire - 4 - - 1

COBIT
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 30 January 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.

1 393 (63.90%) ITIL
2 277 (45.04%) Finance
3 257 (41.79%) Information Security
4 192 (31.22%) CISSP
5 172 (27.97%) ISO/IEC 27001
6 156 (25.37%) PCI DSS
7 143 (23.25%) Risk Management
8 134 (21.79%) CISM
9 133 (21.63%) CISA
10 99 (16.10%) Management Information System
11 93 (15.12%) Degree
12 92 (14.96%) TOGAF
12 92 (14.96%) Sarbanes-Oxley
13 86 (13.98%) Security Management
14 83 (13.50%) Project Management
15 82 (13.33%) Stakeholder Management
16 79 (12.85%) Windows
17 78 (12.68%) Service Delivery
18 77 (12.52%) Firewall
18 77 (12.52%) Service Management
19 71 (11.54%) MS Excel
19 71 (11.54%) Microsoft
20 67 (10.89%) PRINCE2
21 64 (10.41%) Banking
22 63 (10.24%) CRISC
23 60 (9.76%) Linux
24 57 (9.27%) UNIX
24 57 (9.27%) Analytical Skills
25 53 (8.62%) Information Assurance
25 53 (8.62%) Security Architecture

COBIT
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 30 January 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 12 (1.95%) IIS
2 11 (1.79%) SharePoint
3 8 (1.30%) WebSphere
4 5 (0.81%) iPlanet
5 4 (0.65%) MS Exchange
6 3 (0.49%) SharePoint 2010
6 3 (0.49%) Oracle HTTP Server
6 3 (0.49%) JBoss
6 3 (0.49%) WebLogic
7 2 (0.33%) Apache
8 1 (0.16%) SharePoint 2013
8 1 (0.16%) Exchange Server 2010
8 1 (0.16%) Oracle Coherence
8 1 (0.16%) Oracle Workflow
8 1 (0.16%) WebLogic Portal
8 1 (0.16%) Tomcat
8 1 (0.16%) SAS
Applications
1 71 (11.54%) MS Excel
2 28 (4.55%) MS Office
3 14 (2.28%) MS PowerPoint
4 12 (1.95%) MS Visio
5 11 (1.79%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 3 (0.49%) Remedy ITSM
1 3 (0.49%) Oracle EBS R12
1 3 (0.49%) Dynamics CRM
1 3 (0.49%) Oracle ERP
2 2 (0.33%) SAP HR
2 2 (0.33%) Maximo
2 2 (0.33%) Oracle EBS
2 2 (0.33%) SAP R/3
2 2 (0.33%) SAP HCM
3 1 (0.16%) assyst
3 1 (0.16%) Oracle iRecruitment
3 1 (0.16%) Oracle Applications
3 1 (0.16%) Oracle HRMS
3 1 (0.16%) Oracle 11i
Cloud Services
1 8 (1.30%) SaaS
2 2 (0.33%) Cloud Computing
2 2 (0.33%) SuccessFactors
Communications & Networking
1 77 (12.52%) Firewall
2 41 (6.67%) Network Security
3 33 (5.37%) LAN
4 32 (5.20%) VPN
5 31 (5.04%) WAN
6 29 (4.72%) TCP/IP
7 16 (2.60%) DNS
7 16 (2.60%) Intrusion Detection
8 13 (2.11%) LDAP
9 12 (1.95%) SAN
10 9 (1.46%) Internet
11 8 (1.30%) SSL
11 8 (1.30%) NetScreen
11 8 (1.30%) X.509
11 8 (1.30%) Cisco ASA
11 8 (1.30%) Junos
12 5 (0.81%) Wireless
12 5 (0.81%) SNMP
13 4 (0.65%) Broadband
13 4 (0.65%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 33 (5.37%) Relational Database
2 25 (4.07%) SQL Server
3 8 (1.30%) Data Mining
4 7 (1.14%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 6 (0.98%) Big Data
6 4 (0.65%) QlikView
7 3 (0.49%) Oracle Database
7 3 (0.49%) SQL Server 2008
8 2 (0.33%) DB2
8 2 (0.33%) OLAP
8 2 (0.33%) MySQL
8 2 (0.33%) Oracle Reports
8 2 (0.33%) MS Access
8 2 (0.33%) SAP BW
8 2 (0.33%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 2 (0.33%) Oracle OLAP
8 2 (0.33%) Spotfire
9 1 (0.16%) SQL Server 2012
9 1 (0.16%) Oracle Database 12c
9 1 (0.16%) Oracle Database 11g
Development Applications
1 11 (1.79%) Visual Studio
2 3 (0.49%) Team Foundation Server
2 3 (0.49%) JIRA
2 3 (0.49%) Bugzilla
3 2 (0.33%) Oracle Forms
4 1 (0.16%) Oracle APEX
4 1 (0.16%) Metasploit
4 1 (0.16%) Git (software)
4 1 (0.16%) Subversion
4 1 (0.16%) ProC
General
1 277 (45.04%) Finance
2 64 (10.41%) Banking
3 38 (6.18%) Retail
4 21 (3.41%) Telecoms
5 18 (2.93%) Law
6 17 (2.76%) Back Office
7 14 (2.28%) Legal
8 13 (2.11%) Investment Banking
9 12 (1.95%) Pharmaceutical
10 10 (1.63%) Marketing
11 8 (1.30%) Manufacturing
12 6 (0.98%) Financial Institution
13 4 (0.65%) Electronics
13 4 (0.65%) Advertising
13 4 (0.65%) Retail Banking
14 3 (0.49%) International Banking
14 3 (0.49%) Games
15 2 (0.33%) Multimedia
15 2 (0.33%) Billing
15 2 (0.33%) Corporate Banking
Job Titles
1 94 (15.28%) Consultant
2 93 (15.12%) Analyst
3 84 (13.66%) Architect
4 72 (11.71%) Security Analyst
5 53 (8.62%) Information Analyst
5 53 (8.62%) Security Architect
5 53 (8.62%) Information Security Analyst
6 44 (7.15%) Enterprise Architect
7 41 (6.67%) Service Manager
8 38 (6.18%) Enterprise Security Architect
8 38 (6.18%) Security Engineer
9 34 (5.53%) Security Manager
10 31 (5.04%) IT Consultant
11 29 (4.72%) Risk Manager
12 25 (4.07%) Information Manager
12 25 (4.07%) Security Consultant
13 24 (3.90%) Information Security Manager
14 20 (3.25%) IT Auditor
14 20 (3.25%) Auditor
15 19 (3.09%) Head of IT
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 32 (5.20%) .NET
2 11 (1.79%) JSP
3 8 (1.30%) HTML
4 7 (1.14%) Middleware
5 6 (0.98%) Web Services
6 5 (0.81%) SAML
7 3 (0.49%) SailPoint
7 3 (0.49%) WPF
7 3 (0.49%) Silverlight
7 3 (0.49%) ADO.NET
7 3 (0.49%) ASP.NET
8 2 (0.33%) LAMP
8 2 (0.33%) Oracle Fusion
9 1 (0.16%) OC4J
9 1 (0.16%) J2EE
Miscellaneous
1 99 (16.10%) Management Information System
2 57 (9.27%) Analytical Skills
3 37 (6.02%) Computer Science
4 27 (4.39%) PKI
5 18 (2.93%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
6 17 (2.76%) CESG
7 12 (1.95%) Data Protection Act
8 10 (1.63%) Cryptography
9 9 (1.46%) AS400
10 8 (1.30%) Mathematics
10 8 (1.30%) Algorithms
11 7 (1.14%) Enterprise Software
11 7 (1.14%) FMCG
11 7 (1.14%) CESG CLAS
12 6 (0.98%) GIS
12 6 (0.98%) Freedom of Information
13 4 (0.65%) Client/Server
13 4 (0.65%) Smartphone
13 4 (0.65%) Informatics
14 3 (0.49%) Mobile Payment
Operating Systems
1 79 (12.85%) Windows
2 60 (9.76%) Linux
3 57 (9.27%) UNIX
4 18 (2.93%) AIX
5 15 (2.44%) Solaris
6 10 (1.63%) Mac OS X
6 10 (1.63%) Apple iOS
7 7 (1.14%) Windows Server 2008
8 5 (0.81%) Windows XP
9 3 (0.49%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 3 (0.49%) Windows 7
9 3 (0.49%) VMS
10 1 (0.16%) Oracle Linux
10 1 (0.16%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 393 (63.90%) ITIL
2 257 (41.79%) Information Security
3 143 (23.25%) Risk Management
4 92 (14.96%) TOGAF
5 86 (13.98%) Security Management
6 83 (13.50%) Project Management
7 82 (13.33%) Stakeholder Management
8 78 (12.68%) Service Delivery
9 77 (12.52%) Service Management
10 67 (10.89%) PRINCE2
11 53 (8.62%) Information Assurance
11 53 (8.62%) Security Architecture
12 49 (7.97%) Data Protection
13 48 (7.80%) IT Governance
14 47 (7.64%) Information Security Management
15 45 (7.32%) Risk Assessment
15 45 (7.32%) Agile Software Development
16 44 (7.15%) SABSA
17 43 (6.99%) People Management
18 39 (6.34%) Performance Management
Programming Languages
1 37 (6.02%) SQL
2 21 (3.41%) Java
3 11 (1.79%) C#
4 9 (1.46%) C
4 9 (1.46%) VBA
5 7 (1.14%) PowerShell
5 7 (1.14%) VB
6 5 (0.81%) T-SQL
7 4 (0.65%) C++
8 3 (0.49%) JavaScript
8 3 (0.49%) Perl
8 3 (0.49%) VB.NET
9 2 (0.33%) PL/SQL
9 2 (0.33%) Shell Script
9 2 (0.33%) Korn
9 2 (0.33%) Bash Shell
10 1 (0.16%) Uniface
10 1 (0.16%) Python
Qualifications
1 192 (31.22%) CISSP
2 134 (21.79%) CISM
3 133 (21.63%) CISA
4 93 (15.12%) Degree
5 63 (10.24%) CRISC
6 23 (3.74%) Security Cleared
7 22 (3.58%) ISSAP
7 22 (3.58%) ISSMP
8 20 (3.25%) PCI QSA
9 18 (2.93%) ISACA
9 18 (2.93%) CIMA
9 18 (2.93%) ACCA
10 16 (2.60%) ITIL Certification
11 15 (2.44%) Cisco Certification
12 12 (1.95%) GIAC
13 10 (1.63%) CCNA
13 10 (1.63%) CEH
14 9 (1.46%) Microsoft Certification
15 8 (1.30%) CCDP
15 8 (1.30%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 172 (27.97%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 156 (25.37%) PCI DSS
3 92 (14.96%) Sarbanes-Oxley
4 42 (6.83%) COSO
5 29 (4.72%) ISO/IEC 17799
6 26 (4.23%) QA
7 24 (3.90%) SLA
8 9 (1.46%) JSP 440
8 9 (1.46%) BS7799
9 3 (0.49%) ISO 9001
10 2 (0.33%) GxP
10 2 (0.33%) GAMP
10 2 (0.33%) Data Quality
10 2 (0.33%) Val IT
11 1 (0.16%) EMIR
11 1 (0.16%) Dodd-Frank
11 1 (0.16%) HIPAA
11 1 (0.16%) MiFID
11 1 (0.16%) Basel II
11 1 (0.16%) BS15000
System Software
1 23 (3.74%) Active Directory
2 18 (2.93%) VMware Infrastructure
3 8 (1.30%) RACF
4 3 (0.49%) Hyper-V
4 3 (0.49%) Nmap
5 2 (0.33%) Xen
5 2 (0.33%) KVM
6 1 (0.16%) Oracle RAC
6 1 (0.16%) XenApp
6 1 (0.16%) vSphere
6 1 (0.16%) Oracle RMAN
Systems Management
1 6 (0.98%) SCCM
2 4 (0.65%) Tivoli
2 4 (0.65%) Backup Exec
3 3 (0.49%) HP Quality Center
3 3 (0.49%) WSUS
4 2 (0.33%) Tivoli Storage Manager
4 2 (0.33%) McAfee ePO
4 2 (0.33%) Red Hat Satellite
5 1 (0.16%) SCOM
5 1 (0.16%) Data Guard
5 1 (0.16%) CA SiteMinder
Vendors
1 71 (11.54%) Microsoft
2 42 (6.83%) Oracle
3 32 (5.20%) Cisco
4 28 (4.55%) VMware
5 17 (2.76%) Wall Street Systems
5 17 (2.76%) SunGard
5 17 (2.76%) SAP
6 16 (2.60%) Citrix
7 15 (2.44%) IBM
8 13 (2.11%) Juniper
9 12 (1.95%) F5
10 10 (1.63%) CheckPoint
11 9 (1.46%) Unisys
12 7 (1.14%) Qualys
12 7 (1.14%) CA
13 6 (0.98%) HP
13 6 (0.98%) Remedy
13 6 (0.98%) Tripwire
13 6 (0.98%) Brocade
14 5 (0.81%) ArcSight
City, London
Certes Computing Ltd
Salary: £65000 - £75000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 21 hours ago
London
Evermore Global
Salary: From £90,000 to £100,000 per annum (Neg.) + package
Posted: Yesterday
Slough, Berkshire
Connectus
Salary: £85000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Cheltenham
Computer Futures
Salary: £60000 - £75000 per annum + Bonus
Posted: 2 days ago
Central London / West End
Spencer Rose
Salary: From £75,000 to £90,000 per annum generous bonus and benefits scheme o
Posted: 3 days ago
Stratford-Upon-Avon, Warwickshire
Spring Technology
Salary: £45000.00 - £60000.00 per annum + Bonus + Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Tunbridge Wells, Kent
1st Choice Computer Appointments Ltd
Salary: From £60,000 to £80,000 per annum plus bonus, 28dh, pension, life assu
Posted: 3 days ago
Edinburgh, Midlothian
Proprius Recruitment
Salary: Up to £55,000 per annum Plus Excellent Bonus & Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
City, London
Rullion IT Plus
Salary: £100000 - £105000 per annum + £7,000 car + bonus + pension
Posted: 4 days ago
Milton Keynes, Buckinghamshire
Rullion IT Plus
Salary: £54000 - £55000 per annum + £6k bonus + beneifts
Posted: 5 days ago
Glasgow
Claremont Consulting Limited
Salary: £0.00 per annum
Posted: 7 days ago
Leeds
Computer Futures
Salary: £50000 - £80000 per annum + Bonus + Benefits
Posted: 8 days ago
Milton Keynes
Claremont Consulting Limited
Salary: £65000 - £75000 per annum
Posted: 10 days ago
London
Atos
Posted: 15 days ago
Leeds
Computer Futures
Salary: £50000 - £80000 per annum + Bonus + Benefits
Posted: 15 days ago
London
NFP Group Ltd
Salary: £50000 - £65000 per annum + Bonus & Package
Posted: 18 days ago
Chesterfield, Derbyshire
Royal Mail Group
Salary: Excellent Salary & Benefits
Posted: 18 days ago
Newbury, Berkshire
Vodafone Group
Posted: 21 days ago
Milton Keynes
Claremont Consulting Limited
Salary: £65000 - £75000 per annum + excellent benefits & package
Posted: 25 days ago