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 23 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
23 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Control Objectives for Information and related Technology (COBIT)
Rank 554 584 621
Rank change year-on-year
+30 +37
Permanent jobs citing COBIT 378 301 284
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.33% 0.28% 0.24%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 3.13% 2.80% 2.29%
Number of salaries quoted 311 212 236
Average salary £60,000 £60,000 £52,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +14.28%
90% offered a salary of more than £42,500 £45,000 £37,500
10% offered a salary of more than £85,000 £90,000 £80,000
UK excluding London average salary £58,000 £55,000 £47,500
% change year-on-year
+5.45% +15.78%

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
12069 10762 12379
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 10.58% 10.11% 10.54%
Number of salaries quoted 9314 8437 10190
Average salary £45,000 £47,500 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-5.26% +5.55%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,000 £28,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £70,000 £75,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,473
% change year-on-year
- -1.16%

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 23 September 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 23 September 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 +38 359 £60,000 - 34
London +19 148 £65,000 -13.33% 17
South East +53 145 £60,000 -4.00% 8
Berkshire +18 65 £67,000 -9.15% 2
Hampshire +35 59 £58,000 -10.76% 2
City of London -1 35 £67,000 +3.07% 12
Reading -1 29 £50,000 -42.85% 1
South West -28 24 £57,500 +21.05% 1
Havant - 21 £58,000 -
Wiltshire - 16 £65,000 -
Swindon - 15 £75,000 -
Newbury +21 14 £27,500 -
Scotland -21 13 £45,500 -10.78% 3
North West -11 12 £50,000 +5.26% 3
Basingstoke -1 11 £60,000 -7.69%
Merseyside +16 10 £50,000 - 2
Kent - 10 £62,500 - 1
Liverpool - 10 £50,000 - 2
East Midlands - 9 £50,000 -
Stirling -17 8 £71,000 -13.93%
West Midlands -20 8 £42,500 -5.55% 1
Dover - 7 £61,250 -
Bath -10 6 £57,500 +21.05% 1
Surrey -14 6 £72,500 +40.77% 1
Somerset -16 6 £57,500 +21.05% 1
East of England -19 6 £57,500 +15.00% 2
Derbyshire - 6 £61,250 -
Chesterfield - 6 £61,250 -
Southampton - 5 £45,000 - 1
West Yorkshire -36 4 £43,750 -13.36% 2

COBIT
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 23 September 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.

1 466 (72.81%) ITIL
2 266 (41.56%) Finance
3 232 (36.25%) Information Security
4 195 (30.47%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 170 (26.56%) CISSP
6 140 (21.88%) Risk Management
7 138 (21.56%) CISA
8 136 (21.25%) CISM
9 134 (20.94%) PCI DSS
10 125 (19.53%) TOGAF
11 118 (18.44%) PRINCE2
12 116 (18.13%) Degree
13 115 (17.97%) Project Management
14 110 (17.19%) Windows
15 99 (15.47%) Management Information System
16 97 (15.16%) Microsoft
17 96 (15.00%) Stakeholder Management
18 95 (14.84%) Sarbanes-Oxley
19 89 (13.91%) Security Management
20 87 (13.59%) Service Management
21 75 (11.72%) Linux
22 66 (10.31%) Banking
23 63 (9.84%) Agile Software Development
23 63 (9.84%) MS Excel
24 60 (9.38%) Firewall
24 60 (9.38%) Analytical Skills
25 56 (8.75%) ITSM
26 55 (8.59%) Service Delivery
27 53 (8.28%) VMware
28 51 (7.97%) Computer Science

COBIT
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 23 September 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 25 (3.91%) SharePoint
2 10 (1.56%) MS Exchange
3 9 (1.41%) IIS
4 5 (0.78%) Exchange Server 2007
4 5 (0.78%) SharePoint 2013
5 4 (0.63%) Apache
5 4 (0.63%) Tomcat
6 2 (0.31%) iPlanet
6 2 (0.31%) WebSphere
6 2 (0.31%) Exchange Server 2010
7 1 (0.16%) Apache Pig
7 1 (0.16%) Drupal
7 1 (0.16%) SharePoint 2010
7 1 (0.16%) WebLogic
7 1 (0.16%) Oracle Workflow
7 1 (0.16%) SAS
Applications
1 63 (9.84%) MS Excel
2 39 (6.09%) MS Office
3 27 (4.22%) MS Visio
4 24 (3.75%) MS Project
5 8 (1.25%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 5 (0.78%) Remedy ITSM
2 2 (0.31%) Temenos T24
2 2 (0.31%) FLEXCUBE
2 2 (0.31%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 2 (0.31%) Misys Equation
2 2 (0.31%) Finacle
3 1 (0.16%) Oracle iRecruitment
3 1 (0.16%) SAP HCM
3 1 (0.16%) Oracle EBS R12
3 1 (0.16%) Oracle Financials
3 1 (0.16%) Oracle 11i
3 1 (0.16%) SAP HR
3 1 (0.16%) Oracle EBS
3 1 (0.16%) Oracle CRM
3 1 (0.16%) Oracle HRMS
3 1 (0.16%) Oracle ERP
3 1 (0.16%) Oracle Applications
Cloud Services
1 16 (2.50%) SaaS
2 4 (0.63%) PaaS
2 4 (0.63%) IaaS
3 1 (0.16%) SuccessFactors
3 1 (0.16%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 60 (9.38%) Firewall
2 37 (5.78%) VPN
3 36 (5.63%) TCP/IP
4 35 (5.47%) Network Security
5 28 (4.38%) LAN
6 24 (3.75%) WAN
6 24 (3.75%) Internet
7 21 (3.28%) DNS
8 17 (2.66%) SSL
8 17 (2.66%) SAN
9 11 (1.72%) NetScreen
9 11 (1.72%) Cisco ASA
9 11 (1.72%) Junos
10 10 (1.56%) Intrusion Detection
11 8 (1.25%) LDAP
12 7 (1.09%) VoIP
12 7 (1.09%) DHCP
12 7 (1.09%) Wireless
13 6 (0.94%) IP Telephony
13 6 (0.94%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 37 (5.78%) Relational Database
2 26 (4.06%) SQL Server
3 8 (1.25%) Big Data
4 3 (0.47%) Crystal Reports
4 3 (0.47%) PostgreSQL
5 2 (0.31%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 2 (0.31%) Oracle Reports
5 2 (0.31%) Data Mining
5 2 (0.31%) MySQL
5 2 (0.31%) Hadoop
6 1 (0.16%) Apache Hive
6 1 (0.16%) DB2
6 1 (0.16%) Oracle Database
6 1 (0.16%) Oracle Discoverer
6 1 (0.16%) Oracle Database 10g
6 1 (0.16%) BusinessObjects
6 1 (0.16%) SAP BW
6 1 (0.16%) Oracle Database 11g
6 1 (0.16%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 4 (0.63%) 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%) Oracle Forms
3 1 (0.16%) Oracle APEX
3 1 (0.16%) Git (software)
3 1 (0.16%) Jenkins
General
1 266 (41.56%) Finance
2 66 (10.31%) Banking
3 37 (5.78%) Marketing
4 35 (5.47%) Telecoms
5 29 (4.53%) Retail
6 16 (2.50%) Legal
7 11 (1.72%) Manufacturing
7 11 (1.72%) Law
8 9 (1.41%) Back Office
9 8 (1.25%) Multimedia
9 8 (1.25%) Investment Banking
10 6 (0.94%) Pharmaceutical
11 5 (0.78%) Automotive
11 5 (0.78%) Advertising
12 4 (0.63%) Financial Institution
13 3 (0.47%) Electronics
13 3 (0.47%) Billing
14 2 (0.31%) Aerospace
14 2 (0.31%) Corporate Banking
14 2 (0.31%) Games
Job Titles
1 146 (22.81%) Consultant
2 120 (18.75%) Architect
3 93 (14.53%) Analyst
4 68 (10.63%) Security Analyst
5 56 (8.75%) IT Consultant
6 42 (6.56%) Security Consultant
7 38 (5.94%) Senior Analyst
7 38 (5.94%) Security Manager
8 37 (5.78%) Security Engineer
9 36 (5.63%) Senior Security Analyst
9 36 (5.63%) Service Manager
10 35 (5.47%) Senior Consultant
10 35 (5.47%) Security Architect
11 29 (4.53%) Senior Architect
12 28 (4.38%) Management Consultant
13 26 (4.06%) Solutions Architect
13 26 (4.06%) Service Management Consultant
14 25 (3.91%) Information Analyst
15 22 (3.44%) Enterprise Architect
15 22 (3.44%) Risk Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 37 (5.78%) .NET
2 17 (2.66%) Middleware
3 11 (1.72%) JSP
4 8 (1.25%) Web Services
5 3 (0.47%) Oracle Fusion
5 3 (0.47%) SailPoint
5 3 (0.47%) LAMP
6 2 (0.31%) SOAP
6 2 (0.31%) XML
6 2 (0.31%) WSDL
6 2 (0.31%) SAML
6 2 (0.31%) HTML
7 1 (0.16%) J2EE
7 1 (0.16%) ADO.NET
7 1 (0.16%) ASP.NET
7 1 (0.16%) JAX-RS
7 1 (0.16%) .NET Framework
7 1 (0.16%) Java EE
7 1 (0.16%) Software Packaging
7 1 (0.16%) WPF
Miscellaneous
1 99 (15.47%) Management Information System
2 60 (9.38%) Analytical Skills
3 51 (7.97%) Computer Science
4 18 (2.81%) PKI
5 17 (2.66%) PMI
6 11 (1.72%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
6 11 (1.72%) AS400
7 7 (1.09%) Fixed Income
7 7 (1.09%) APACS
8 6 (0.94%) E-Learning
8 6 (0.94%) Equities
9 5 (0.78%) CESG
9 5 (0.78%) Cryptography
9 5 (0.78%) Data Protection Act
9 5 (0.78%) Digital Media
10 4 (0.63%) Enterprise Software
10 4 (0.63%) Video Conferencing
10 4 (0.63%) Informatics
10 4 (0.63%) Mathematics
10 4 (0.63%) Smartphone
Operating Systems
1 110 (17.19%) Windows
2 75 (11.72%) Linux
3 48 (7.50%) UNIX
4 22 (3.44%) Solaris
5 19 (2.97%) AIX
6 11 (1.72%) Windows Server 2008
7 10 (1.56%) Windows 7
7 10 (1.56%) Apple iOS
8 9 (1.41%) Mac OS X
9 5 (0.78%) VMS
9 5 (0.78%) Windows Server 2003
10 4 (0.63%) OS/390
11 2 (0.31%) Windows Server 2012
12 1 (0.16%) Android
12 1 (0.16%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 466 (72.81%) ITIL
2 232 (36.25%) Information Security
3 140 (21.88%) Risk Management
4 125 (19.53%) TOGAF
5 118 (18.44%) PRINCE2
6 115 (17.97%) Project Management
7 96 (15.00%) Stakeholder Management
8 89 (13.91%) Security Management
9 87 (13.59%) Service Management
10 63 (9.84%) Agile Software Development
11 56 (8.75%) ITSM
12 55 (8.59%) Service Delivery
13 50 (7.81%) Enterprise Architecture
14 46 (7.19%) Information Security Management
15 43 (6.72%) Change Management
15 43 (6.72%) Penetration Testing
16 42 (6.56%) Business Continuity
17 40 (6.25%) Vulnerability Assessment
17 40 (6.25%) Technical Architecture
18 37 (5.78%) PRINCE
Programming Languages
1 41 (6.41%) SQL
2 30 (4.69%) Java
3 11 (1.72%) C
4 7 (1.09%) PowerShell
5 4 (0.63%) PL/SQL
6 3 (0.47%) VB
6 3 (0.47%) VB.NET
7 2 (0.31%) Python
7 2 (0.31%) T-SQL
8 1 (0.16%) VBScript
8 1 (0.16%) C#
8 1 (0.16%) C++
8 1 (0.16%) PHP
8 1 (0.16%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 170 (26.56%) CISSP
2 138 (21.56%) CISA
3 136 (21.25%) CISM
4 116 (18.13%) Degree
5 32 (5.00%) Security Cleared
6 31 (4.84%) PCI QSA
7 21 (3.28%) ITIL Certification
8 19 (2.97%) CEH
9 17 (2.66%) PMI Certification
10 16 (2.50%) ISSAP
10 16 (2.50%) ISSMP
10 16 (2.50%) SC Cleared
11 14 (2.19%) CIMA
12 13 (2.03%) CRISC
13 12 (1.88%) ISACA
14 10 (1.56%) GIAC
14 10 (1.56%) GCIH
14 10 (1.56%) ACCA
14 10 (1.56%) Microsoft Certification
15 9 (1.41%) MBA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 195 (30.47%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 134 (20.94%) PCI DSS
3 95 (14.84%) Sarbanes-Oxley
4 40 (6.25%) COSO
5 36 (5.63%) ISO/IEC 17799
6 15 (2.34%) SLA
7 12 (1.88%) ISO 9001
8 10 (1.56%) QA
9 8 (1.25%) ISO 14001
10 4 (0.63%) GxP
11 3 (0.47%) JSP 440
12 2 (0.31%) HL7
12 2 (0.31%) IAS 39
12 2 (0.31%) Basel II
13 1 (0.16%) ISO 9000
System Software
1 32 (5.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 31 (4.84%) Active Directory
3 14 (2.19%) Hyper-V
4 7 (1.09%) RACF
5 6 (0.94%) Nmap
6 4 (0.63%) KVM
7 1 (0.16%) Veritas Cluster Server
Systems Management
1 6 (0.94%) WSUS
2 5 (0.78%) McAfee ePO
3 4 (0.63%) Puppet
4 3 (0.47%) Vagrant
4 3 (0.47%) Opscode Chef
4 3 (0.47%) HP Quality Center
4 3 (0.47%) Tivoli
4 3 (0.47%) Backup Exec
5 2 (0.31%) Tivoli Storage Manager
5 2 (0.31%) SCCM
6 1 (0.16%) Veritas Storage Foundation
6 1 (0.16%) Nessus
Vendors
1 97 (15.16%) Microsoft
2 53 (8.28%) VMware
3 49 (7.66%) Cisco
4 30 (4.69%) Oracle
5 25 (3.91%) CA
5 25 (3.91%) CheckPoint
6 22 (3.44%) SAP
7 19 (2.97%) Citrix
8 18 (2.81%) Juniper
9 17 (2.66%) IBM
9 17 (2.66%) F5
10 9 (1.41%) Wall Street Systems
10 9 (1.41%) SunGard
11 8 (1.25%) HP
11 8 (1.25%) Remedy
11 8 (1.25%) Brocade
11 8 (1.25%) ServiceNow
12 7 (1.09%) ArcSight
12 7 (1.09%) McAfee
12 7 (1.09%) Unisys
Berkshire
Apollo Solutions
Salary: £70000 - £71000 per annum + car, pension, bonus
Posted: 4 hours ago
Chester, Cheshire
Rullion IT Plus
Salary: £50000 - £55000 per annum + BUPA + pension + bonus
Posted: 21 hours ago
City, London
Hays Finance Technology
Salary: £80000.00 - £110000.00 per annum + bonus
Posted: 3 days ago
Tunbridge Wells, Kent
1st Choice Computer Appointments Ltd
Salary: From £60,000 to £80,000 per annum plus benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Reading, Berkshire
Proprius Recruitment
Salary: Up to £80,000 per annum Plus bonus & benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
St. Albans, Hertfordshire
PwC Careers in the UK
Posted: 4 days ago
London
PwC Careers in the UK
Posted: 4 days ago
Birmingham, Warwickshire
PwC Careers in the UK
Posted: 4 days ago
Leeds, Yorkshire
PwC Careers in the UK
Posted: 4 days ago
Southampton, Hampshire
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Salary: £50000 - £75000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
London
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Salary: £50000 - £75000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Liverpool, Lancashire
QVC
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 5 days ago
Edinburgh, Midlothian
Tesco Bank
Salary: benefits dependent on experience
Posted: 5 days ago
Liverpool, Merseyside
Mortimer Spinks
Salary: £55000 - £60000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
St. Albans, Hertfordshire
Proprius Recruitment
Salary: Up to £70,000 per annum Plus bonus & benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
Hampshire
Sanderson
Salary: £55000 - £60000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 7 days ago
Bath, Avon
ITF Solutions
Salary: £55000 - £60000 per annum + benefits and bonus
Posted: 8 days ago
Milton Keynes, Buckinghamshire
Network Rail
Salary: From £80,000 to £99,000 per annum
Posted: 8 days ago
UK
CSC
Salary: From £50 to £65 per annum
Posted: 12 days ago
Wetherby, West Yorkshire
RandomStorm Limited
Salary: From £40,000 to £50,000 per annum
Posted: 12 days ago