The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Edinburgh with a requirement for COBIT skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited COBIT over the 3 months to 23 March 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

3 months to
23 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Control Objectives for Information and related Technology (COBIT)
Scotland / Edinburgh
Rank 86 77 94
Rank change year-on-year -9 +17  
Permanent jobs citing COBIT 6 17 7
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Edinburgh 0.54% 1.29% 0.52%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 7.14% 9.14% 2.55%
Number of salaries quoted 5 8 7
Median salary £50,000 £63,750 £55,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -21.56% +15.90%  
UK excluding London median salary £60,000 £55,000 £59,000
% change year-on-year +9.09% -6.77%  

COBIT is in the quality assurance and compliance skills category. The next table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all permanent job vacancies advertised in Edinburgh with a requirement for quality assurance and compliance skills.

Quality Assurance & Compliance Skills
Edinburgh
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for quality assurance and compliance skills 84 186 274
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Edinburgh 7.58% 14.07% 20.30%
Number of salaries quoted 65 134 145
Median salary £45,000 £52,500 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -14.28% +5.00%  
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £37,000 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £65,000 £71,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £44,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year -3.40% +3.52%  

COBIT
Job Vacancy Trend in Edinburgh

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Edinburgh citing COBIT as a proportion of all permanent or contract IT jobs with a match in the Quality Assurance & Compliance category.

Job vacancy trend for COBIT in Edinburgh

COBIT
Salary Trend in Edinburgh

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing COBIT in Edinburgh.

Salary trend for COBIT in Edinburgh

COBIT
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Edinburgh

For the 6 months to 23 March 2017, IT jobs citing COBIT also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the Edinburgh region with a requirement for COBIT.

1 11 (91.67%) Finance
2 10 (83.33%) ITIL
3 8 (66.67%) Service Management
4 7 (58.33%) CISM
4 7 (58.33%) CISSP
5 6 (50.00%) Disaster Recovery
5 6 (50.00%) ITSM
5 6 (50.00%) Continuous Improvement
6 5 (41.67%) Supplier Management
6 5 (41.67%) ISO/IEC 27001
6 5 (41.67%) Degree
6 5 (41.67%) Security Testing
6 5 (41.67%) Penetration Testing
7 4 (33.33%) Risk Management
7 4 (33.33%) Information Security
7 4 (33.33%) Network Security
7 4 (33.33%) Risk Analysis
7 4 (33.33%) Data Security
7 4 (33.33%) Security Management
7 4 (33.33%) Cybersecurity
7 4 (33.33%) Privileged Access Management
8 3 (25.00%) SIEM
8 3 (25.00%) Management Information System
8 3 (25.00%) Active Directory
8 3 (25.00%) Microsoft
8 3 (25.00%) Windows
8 3 (25.00%) Linux
8 3 (25.00%) MS Excel
9 2 (16.67%) Unix
9 2 (16.67%) SQL

COBIT
Top Related IT Skills in Edinburgh by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Applications
1 3 (25.00%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (8.33%) assyst
Cloud Services
1 1 (8.33%) IaaS
1 1 (8.33%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 4 (33.33%) Network Security
2 1 (8.33%) BGP
2 1 (8.33%) BIG-IP
2 1 (8.33%) Cisco ASA
2 1 (8.33%) Cisco Nexus
2 1 (8.33%) DMZ
2 1 (8.33%) Ethernet
2 1 (8.33%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
2 1 (8.33%) Firewall
2 1 (8.33%) Intrusion Detection
2 1 (8.33%) OSPF
2 1 (8.33%) Spanning Tree
2 1 (8.33%) TACACS
2 1 (8.33%) VLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (8.33%) SQL Server
General
1 11 (91.67%) Finance
2 1 (8.33%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 7 (58.33%) Security Manager
2 5 (41.67%) IT Manager
2 5 (41.67%) IT Security Manager
3 2 (16.67%) Senior Technician
4 1 (8.33%) Consultant
4 1 (8.33%) Cybersecurity Manager
4 1 (8.33%) ITSM Consultant
4 1 (8.33%) Network Specialist
4 1 (8.33%) Presales Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (16.67%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 3 (25.00%) Management Information System
2 2 (16.67%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (8.33%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
3 1 (8.33%) Linux Command Line
3 1 (8.33%) PKI
Operating Systems
1 3 (25.00%) Linux
1 3 (25.00%) Windows
2 2 (16.67%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (83.33%) ITIL
2 8 (66.67%) Service Management
3 6 (50.00%) Continuous Improvement
3 6 (50.00%) Disaster Recovery
3 6 (50.00%) ITSM
4 5 (41.67%) Penetration Testing
4 5 (41.67%) Security Testing
4 5 (41.67%) Supplier Management
5 4 (33.33%) Cybersecurity
5 4 (33.33%) Data Security
5 4 (33.33%) Information Security
5 4 (33.33%) Privileged Access Management
5 4 (33.33%) Risk Analysis
5 4 (33.33%) Risk Management
5 4 (33.33%) Security Management
6 3 (25.00%) SIEM
7 2 (16.67%) Business Continuity
7 2 (16.67%) Data Privacy
7 2 (16.67%) Identity Access Management
7 2 (16.67%) Identity Management
Programming Languages
1 2 (16.67%) PowerShell
1 2 (16.67%) SQL
Qualifications
1 7 (58.33%) CISM
1 7 (58.33%) CISSP
2 5 (41.67%) Degree
3 1 (8.33%) CCMSE
3 1 (8.33%) CCNA
3 1 (8.33%) CCSE
3 1 (8.33%) CCSM
3 1 (8.33%) Cisco Certification
3 1 (8.33%) CISMP
3 1 (8.33%) ITIL Certification
3 1 (8.33%) LPIC
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (41.67%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 1 (8.33%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 3 (25.00%) Active Directory
2 2 (16.67%) NDS
2 2 (16.67%) NetIQ eDirectory
Systems Management
1 2 (16.67%) NetIQ Identity Manager
2 1 (8.33%) Nessus
Vendors
1 3 (25.00%) Microsoft
2 2 (16.67%) CheckPoint
2 2 (16.67%) NetIQ
3 1 (8.33%) Bloomberg
3 1 (8.33%) Blue Coat
3 1 (8.33%) Cisco
3 1 (8.33%) Citrix
3 1 (8.33%) F5
3 1 (8.33%) Oracle
3 1 (8.33%) Qualys
3 1 (8.33%) VMware