The first table below looks at the demand 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 22 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category.

Location
3 months to
22 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Control Objectives for Information and related Technology (COBIT)
Rank 625 614 661
Rank change year-on-year
-11 +47
Permanent jobs citing COBIT 281 273 220
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.24% 0.25% 0.19%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 2.31% 2.48% 1.93%
Number of salaries quoted 205 176 167
Average salary £57,500 £62,500 £50,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-8.00% +25.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £33,500 £45,100 £33,500
10% offered a salary of more than £77,500 £90,000 £95,000
UK excluding London average salary £55,000 £55,000 £43,000
% change year-on-year
- +27.90%
Quality Assurance & Compliance Category
UK
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Quality Assurance & Compliance category
12178 11020 11373
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 10.57% 10.13% 9.62%
Number of salaries quoted 9426 8806 9350
Average salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £28,000 £28,500
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £72,500 £72,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £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 22 July 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 22 July 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 -20 272 £57,500 -8.00% 24
London -38 117 £65,000 -13.33% 10
South East +12 82 £60,000 -2.04% 5
Hampshire +16 35 £58,000 -3.33% 3
Berkshire +11 35 £66,500 +2.30% 1
South West -3 34 £55,000 +10.00% 1
City of London -17 24 £59,451 -14.76% 3
Newbury - 20 £27,500 -
East Midlands +8 18 £42,500 +3.65%
Basingstoke +16 15 £68,750 +14.58% 2
Bath -8 12 £55,000 +10.00%
Somerset -8 12 £55,000 +10.00%
Havant - 12 £58,000 - 1
North West 0 10 £48,500 -19.16% 6
Wiltshire - 9 £54,290 - 1
West Midlands -9 8 £58,000 +5.45% 1
Bristol -14 8 £41,000 -
Birmingham +10 7 £58,000 +0.86%
Cheshire +9 7 £47,250 -12.09% 1
Leicestershire - 7 £40,000 -
West Yorkshire -37 6 £33,500 -10.66% 1
Yorkshire -48 6 £33,500 -25.55% 1
Kent - 6 £70,000 -
Swindon - 6 £54,290 - 1
Leicester - 5 £40,000 -
Gloucestershire - 5 - -
Leeds -34 4 £36,750 -2.00%
Derbyshire - 4 £53,750 -
Chesterfield - 4 £53,750 -
Northamptonshire - 4 £42,000 -

COBIT
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 22 July 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.

1 458 (74.84%) ITIL
2 265 (43.30%) Finance
3 192 (31.37%) Information Security
4 183 (29.90%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 174 (28.43%) CISSP
6 146 (23.86%) Risk Management
7 144 (23.53%) TOGAF
8 134 (21.90%) CISM
9 129 (21.08%) CISA
10 122 (19.93%) Project Management
11 105 (17.16%) Degree
12 104 (16.99%) PRINCE2
13 99 (16.18%) Service Management
14 94 (15.36%) Management Information System
15 93 (15.20%) PCI DSS
16 89 (14.54%) Banking
16 89 (14.54%) Microsoft
17 82 (13.40%) Windows
18 81 (13.24%) Enterprise Architecture
19 71 (11.60%) Stakeholder Management
20 67 (10.95%) Service Delivery
21 66 (10.78%) Sarbanes-Oxley
22 60 (9.80%) Disaster Recovery
23 58 (9.48%) ITSM
24 57 (9.31%) VMware
24 57 (9.31%) Computer Science
25 56 (9.15%) Business Continuity
26 52 (8.50%) Security Management
27 51 (8.33%) SQL
27 51 (8.33%) Technical Architecture

COBIT
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 22 July 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 33 (5.39%) SharePoint
2 14 (2.29%) IIS
3 11 (1.80%) Tomcat
4 10 (1.63%) MS Exchange
5 7 (1.14%) SAS
5 7 (1.14%) WebSphere
6 5 (0.82%) SharePoint 2013
6 5 (0.82%) Apache
6 5 (0.82%) Exchange Server 2007
7 2 (0.33%) SharePoint Server
7 2 (0.33%) Exchange Server 2010
7 2 (0.33%) WebLogic
8 1 (0.16%) Apache Pig
8 1 (0.16%) Drupal
Applications
1 43 (7.03%) MS Excel
2 29 (4.74%) MS Office
3 20 (3.27%) MS Visio
4 12 (1.96%) MS Project
5 5 (0.82%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 20 (3.27%) Remedy ITSM
2 8 (1.31%) FLEXCUBE
2 8 (1.31%) Misys Equation
2 8 (1.31%) Temenos T24
2 8 (1.31%) Finacle
3 2 (0.33%) SAP Oil and Gas
4 1 (0.16%) Oracle Financials
4 1 (0.16%) Oracle EBS
4 1 (0.16%) Oracle CRM
4 1 (0.16%) Oracle EBS R12
Cloud Services
1 15 (2.45%) SaaS
2 4 (0.65%) PaaS
2 4 (0.65%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 43 (7.03%) Firewall
2 30 (4.90%) Internet
3 28 (4.58%) VPN
4 23 (3.76%) LAN
5 20 (3.27%) Network Security
5 20 (3.27%) SAN
6 19 (3.10%) WAN
7 15 (2.45%) TCP/IP
8 9 (1.47%) DNS
8 9 (1.47%) Wireless
9 8 (1.31%) SSL
9 8 (1.31%) VoIP
10 7 (1.14%) Intrusion Detection
11 6 (0.98%) DHCP
12 5 (0.82%) HTTP
12 5 (0.82%) MPLS
12 5 (0.82%) SSH
13 4 (0.65%) NAS
13 4 (0.65%) Unified Communications
13 4 (0.65%) WLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 40 (6.54%) SQL Server
2 35 (5.72%) Relational Database
3 11 (1.80%) Crystal Reports
4 10 (1.63%) MySQL
5 7 (1.14%) DB2
5 7 (1.14%) BusinessObjects
6 5 (0.82%) Big Data
7 4 (0.65%) Data Mining
8 3 (0.49%) PostgreSQL
9 2 (0.33%) Hadoop
9 2 (0.33%) QlikView
9 2 (0.33%) Oracle Reports
9 2 (0.33%) Oracle Database
10 1 (0.16%) Oracle Database 10g
10 1 (0.16%) Oracle Database 11g
10 1 (0.16%) Apache Hive
Development Applications
1 5 (0.82%) AppScan
2 1 (0.16%) Jenkins
General
1 265 (43.30%) Finance
2 89 (14.54%) Banking
3 40 (6.54%) Telecoms
4 28 (4.58%) Marketing
5 22 (3.59%) Retail
6 17 (2.78%) Legal
7 16 (2.61%) Back Office
8 11 (1.80%) Manufacturing
8 11 (1.80%) Advertising
9 8 (1.31%) Law
10 7 (1.14%) Investment Banking
11 4 (0.65%) Multimedia
11 4 (0.65%) Automotive
12 3 (0.49%) Financial Institution
12 3 (0.49%) French Language
13 2 (0.33%) Electronics
14 1 (0.16%) Pharmaceutical
14 1 (0.16%) Aerospace
14 1 (0.16%) Publishing
14 1 (0.16%) Games
Job Titles
1 144 (23.53%) Architect
2 140 (22.88%) Consultant
3 111 (18.14%) Analyst
4 69 (11.27%) Security Analyst
5 44 (7.19%) Solutions Architect
6 38 (6.21%) IT Consultant
7 37 (6.05%) Security Consultant
7 37 (6.05%) Service Manager
8 35 (5.72%) Senior Architect
9 33 (5.39%) Information Analyst
9 33 (5.39%) Security Manager
10 31 (5.07%) Management Consultant
10 31 (5.07%) Senior Analyst
11 27 (4.41%) Senior Consultant
11 27 (4.41%) Information Security Analyst
12 25 (4.08%) Project Manager
13 24 (3.92%) Service Management Consultant
13 24 (3.92%) Senior Security Analyst
14 23 (3.76%) Technical Architect
15 20 (3.27%) Risk Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 49 (8.01%) .NET
2 23 (3.76%) Middleware
3 9 (1.47%) JSP
4 4 (0.65%) Web Services
5 2 (0.33%) WSDL
5 2 (0.33%) ActiveX
5 2 (0.33%) XML
5 2 (0.33%) SOAP
5 2 (0.33%) ASP.NET
6 1 (0.16%) SailPoint
6 1 (0.16%) J2EE
6 1 (0.16%) LAMP
6 1 (0.16%) Software Packaging
6 1 (0.16%) Oracle Fusion
6 1 (0.16%) .NET Framework
6 1 (0.16%) Java EE
Miscellaneous
1 94 (15.36%) Management Information System
2 57 (9.31%) Computer Science
3 23 (3.76%) PMI
4 14 (2.29%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
5 13 (2.12%) Equities
6 12 (1.96%) Mathematics
6 12 (1.96%) APACS
7 11 (1.80%) Digital Media
7 11 (1.80%) Kindle
8 6 (0.98%) E-Learning
8 6 (0.98%) Fixed Income
9 5 (0.82%) AS400
9 5 (0.82%) SCADA
9 5 (0.82%) PKI
10 4 (0.65%) Data Protection Act
10 4 (0.65%) Video Conferencing
10 4 (0.65%) Enterprise Software
11 3 (0.49%) FMCG
12 2 (0.33%) Derivative
12 2 (0.33%) DTV
Operating Systems
1 82 (13.40%) Windows
2 45 (7.35%) Linux
3 26 (4.25%) UNIX
4 14 (2.29%) Solaris
5 9 (1.47%) Windows 7
6 8 (1.31%) AIX
7 7 (1.14%) Windows Server 2008
8 6 (0.98%) Windows Server 2003
9 5 (0.82%) OS/390
10 2 (0.33%) VMS
10 2 (0.33%) Windows Server 2012
11 1 (0.16%) Apple iOS
11 1 (0.16%) Android
11 1 (0.16%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 458 (74.84%) ITIL
2 192 (31.37%) Information Security
3 146 (23.86%) Risk Management
4 144 (23.53%) TOGAF
5 122 (19.93%) Project Management
6 104 (16.99%) PRINCE2
7 99 (16.18%) Service Management
8 81 (13.24%) Enterprise Architecture
9 71 (11.60%) Stakeholder Management
10 67 (10.95%) Service Delivery
11 60 (9.80%) Disaster Recovery
12 58 (9.48%) ITSM
13 56 (9.15%) Business Continuity
14 52 (8.50%) Security Management
15 51 (8.33%) Technical Architecture
16 42 (6.86%) SOA
17 37 (6.05%) IT Governance
18 36 (5.88%) Six Sigma
19 35 (5.72%) CRM
19 35 (5.72%) Change Management
Programming Languages
1 51 (8.33%) SQL
2 37 (6.05%) Java
3 12 (1.96%) C
3 12 (1.96%) PL/SQL
4 2 (0.33%) PowerShell
4 2 (0.33%) VB
4 2 (0.33%) VB.NET
4 2 (0.33%) VBA
5 1 (0.16%) VBScript
5 1 (0.16%) C#
5 1 (0.16%) C++
5 1 (0.16%) PHP
5 1 (0.16%) Python
5 1 (0.16%) Uniface
5 1 (0.16%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 174 (28.43%) CISSP
2 134 (21.90%) CISM
3 129 (21.08%) CISA
4 105 (17.16%) Degree
5 46 (7.52%) Security Cleared
6 30 (4.90%) PCI QSA
7 29 (4.74%) SC Cleared
8 24 (3.92%) PMI Certification
9 22 (3.59%) CEH
9 22 (3.59%) ITIL Certification
10 17 (2.78%) CIMA
11 15 (2.45%) DV Cleared
12 13 (2.12%) ACCA
13 12 (1.96%) Microsoft Certification
14 11 (1.80%) CRISC
14 11 (1.80%) GCIH
15 9 (1.47%) MBA
16 8 (1.31%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
16 8 (1.31%) BC Cleared
16 8 (1.31%) GIAC
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 183 (29.90%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 93 (15.20%) PCI DSS
3 66 (10.78%) Sarbanes-Oxley
4 41 (6.70%) COSO
5 26 (4.25%) ISO 9001
6 24 (3.92%) ISO/IEC 17799
7 16 (2.61%) SLA
8 15 (2.45%) QA
9 11 (1.80%) Basel II
9 11 (1.80%) IAS 39
10 8 (1.31%) BS25999
10 8 (1.31%) ISO 14001
11 4 (0.65%) GxP
12 3 (0.49%) JSP 440
13 2 (0.33%) HL7
14 1 (0.16%) ISO 9000
System Software
1 28 (4.58%) VMware Infrastructure
2 25 (4.08%) Active Directory
3 23 (3.76%) Hyper-V
4 4 (0.65%) KVM
5 3 (0.49%) Nmap
6 2 (0.33%) XenApp
6 2 (0.33%) XenDesktop
7 1 (0.16%) Oracle RAC
7 1 (0.16%) Veritas Cluster Server
Systems Management
1 4 (0.65%) Puppet
2 3 (0.49%) Opscode Chef
2 3 (0.49%) Vagrant
2 3 (0.49%) WSUS
3 2 (0.33%) McAfee ePO
3 2 (0.33%) Cisco CUCM
4 1 (0.16%) Veritas Storage Foundation
4 1 (0.16%) Nessus
Vendors
1 89 (14.54%) Microsoft
2 57 (9.31%) VMware
3 38 (6.21%) Oracle
4 36 (5.88%) CA
5 32 (5.23%) Cisco
6 29 (4.74%) Citrix
7 28 (4.58%) SAP
8 21 (3.43%) HP
8 21 (3.43%) ServiceNow
9 20 (3.27%) Remedy
9 20 (3.27%) BMC
10 18 (2.94%) Business Objects
11 13 (2.12%) IBM
11 13 (2.12%) SunGard
11 13 (2.12%) Wall Street Systems
11 13 (2.12%) FrontRange
12 12 (1.96%) CheckPoint
13 11 (1.80%) EMC
14 8 (1.31%) Misys
14 8 (1.31%) Temenos
London
Aston Carter
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum + bonus and benefits
Posted: 21 hours ago
West London
Go IT Recruitment Ltd
Salary: From £45,000 to £55,000 per annum + excellent benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Liverpool, Merseyside
Go IT Recruitment Ltd
Salary: From £45,000 to £55,000 per annum + excellent benefits
Posted: Yesterday
South West London
Exist
Salary: Market rate
Posted: 3 days ago
Coventry, West Midlands (County)
Experis Ltd
Salary: £33000 - £44000.00 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
City of London
Argyll Scott
Salary: £45000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
East Sussex
Clearwater People Solutions
Salary: £60000 - £70000 Per Annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Cardiff, South Glamorgan
Acorn
Salary: £45486 - £52706 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
West Yorkshire
RandomStorm Limited
Salary: Competitive Salary
Posted: 6 days ago
Warrington, Cheshire
EXCELerate
Salary: From £60,000 to £80,000 per annum £60k OTE £80k, Car, Health, Pension,
Posted: 6 days ago
City, London
EXCELerate
Salary: From £60,000 to £80,000 per annum £60k OTE £80k, Car, Health, Pension,
Posted: 6 days ago
Reading, Berkshire
EXCELerate
Salary: From £60,000 to £80,000 per annum £60k OTE £80k, Car, Health, Pension,
Posted: 6 days ago
Basingstoke, Hampshire
Streamline Connections
Salary: £55000 - £65000 per annum + Bonus, Pension, Insurance
Posted: 6 days ago
Basingstoke, Hampshire
Streamline Connections
Posted: 6 days ago
Havant, Hampshire
SSE
Salary: From £45,613 to £60,239 per annum plus excellent benefits
Posted: 13 days ago
London
Real Staffing
Salary: £65000 - £75000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 13 days ago
London
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Salary: £60000.00 - £85000.00 per annum + bonus and benefits
Posted: 18 days ago
City of London
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Salary: £65000.00 - £90000.00 per annum + benefits
Posted: 21 days ago
London
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Salary: £40000.00 - £80000.00 per annum + benefits
Posted: 22 days ago
London
Templeton and Partners - SAP & UK Account
Salary: to £100k Base plus bonus plus bens
Posted: 26 days ago