Period
to 22 October 2019

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in England with a requirement for COBIT skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited COBIT over the 6 months to 22 October 2019 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Control Objectives for Information and related Technology (COBIT)
UK > England
6 months to
22 Oct 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 671 684 832
Rank change year-on-year +13 +148 -177
Permanent jobs citing COBIT 394 486 371
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in England 0.31% 0.32% 0.23%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 2.33% 2.38% 1.80%
Number of salaries quoted 297 349 302
England median annual salary £63,422 £65,000 £65,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -2.43% -0.76% +0.77%
10th Percentile £39,000 £37,500 £36,425
90th Percentile £95,000 £92,500 £93,625
UK median annual salary £63,422 £65,000 £67,500
% change year-on-year -2.43% -3.70% +8.00%

COBIT is in the Quality Assurance and Compliance category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all permanent job vacancies advertised in England with a requirement for quality assurance or compliance skills.

All Quality Assurance and Compliance Skills
England
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for quality assurance or compliance skills 16,875 20,380 20,620
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in England 13.34% 13.27% 12.60%
Number of salaries quoted 12,730 15,565 15,333
England median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £50,000
10th Percentile £28,500 £28,750 £27,500
90th Percentile £83,750 £80,000 £77,500
UK median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £50,000

COBIT
Job Vacancy Trend in England

Job postings citing COBIT as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in England.

Job vacancy trend for COBIT in England

COBIT
Salary Trend in England

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

Salary trend for COBIT in England

COBIT
Salary Histogram in England

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing COBIT in England over the 6 months to 22 October 2019.

Salary histogram for COBIT in England

COBIT
Job Locations in England

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing COBIT within the England region over the 6 months to 22 October 2019. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Past 6 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
London +13 177 £67,500 -3.57% 11
South East +35 76 £67,500 +12.50% 11
North of England +56 57 £60,000 +10.20% 5
Midlands +48 42 £52,945 -7.92% 3
North West +61 41 £52,613 +5.23% 1
East of England +58 31 £55,000 -29.03% 2
West Midlands +44 29 £52,945 +32.36% 3
Yorkshire +8 15 £70,000 +21.74% 4
East Midlands +19 13 £82,500 +6.45%
South West +12 10 £55,000 +50.68% 8
North East +21 1 £65,000 +73.33%
COBIT
UK

For the 6 months to 22 October 2019, IT jobs citing COBIT also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all permanent job ads across the England region with a requirement for COBIT.

1 247 (62.69%) ITIL
2 185 (46.95%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 179 (45.43%) Information Security
4 143 (36.29%) CISSP
5 126 (31.98%) Finance
6 115 (29.19%) Cybersecurity
7 108 (27.41%) NIST
8 104 (26.40%) CISM
9 93 (23.60%) Microsoft
10 88 (22.34%) Management Information System
11 84 (21.32%) CISA
12 82 (20.81%) Risk Management
13 74 (18.78%) Security Architecture
14 73 (18.53%) TOGAF
15 72 (18.27%) GDPR
16 71 (18.02%) Sarbanes-Oxley
16 71 (18.02%) Azure
17 69 (17.51%) Windows
18 65 (16.50%) Firewall
19 64 (16.24%) Security Management
20 62 (15.74%) PCI DSS
21 60 (15.23%) Service Management
22 57 (14.47%) Degree
23 56 (14.21%) PRINCE2
24 54 (13.71%) Project Management
24 54 (13.71%) Agile Software Development
25 51 (12.94%) Information Security Management
26 50 (12.69%) AWS
27 48 (12.18%) Enterprise Architecture
28 47 (11.93%) Active Directory

COBIT
Co-occurring IT Skills in England 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:

Application Platforms
1 30 (7.61%) Exchange Server 2010
1 30 (7.61%) MS Exchange
2 13 (3.30%) IIS
3 10 (2.54%) Exchange Server 2013
4 4 (1.02%) SharePoint
5 2 (0.51%) OpenStack
6 1 (0.25%) SAS
Applications
1 13 (3.30%) Microsoft Excel
1 13 (3.30%) Microsoft PowerPoint
2 9 (2.28%) Microsoft Office
3 2 (0.51%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 8 (2.03%) Sparx Enterprise Architect
2 5 (1.27%) Dynamics CRM
3 1 (0.25%) Infor M3
3 1 (0.25%) SAP GRC
Cloud Services
1 71 (18.02%) Azure
2 50 (12.69%) AWS
3 20 (5.08%) SaaS
4 14 (3.55%) GCP
5 13 (3.30%) Office 365
6 9 (2.28%) Cloud Computing
7 5 (1.27%) Dynamics 365
8 4 (1.02%) Azure Active Directory
9 3 (0.76%) IBM Cloud
10 1 (0.25%) Amazon S3
10 1 (0.25%) GitHub
10 1 (0.25%) IaaS
10 1 (0.25%) Mimecast
10 1 (0.25%) PaaS
10 1 (0.25%) Power Platform
10 1 (0.25%) Serverless
Communications & Networking
1 65 (16.50%) Firewall
2 16 (4.06%) Cisco IPT
2 16 (4.06%) IP Telephony
3 14 (3.55%) Network Security
4 13 (3.30%) TCP/IP
5 11 (2.79%) DHCP
5 11 (2.79%) DNS
6 10 (2.54%) LAN
6 10 (2.54%) VoIP
6 10 (2.54%) WAN
7 4 (1.02%) SAN
7 4 (1.02%) VPN
8 3 (0.76%) Internet
8 3 (0.76%) Intrusion Detection
9 2 (0.51%) Kerberos
10 1 (0.25%) HTTPS
10 1 (0.25%) IPsec
10 1 (0.25%) NAS
10 1 (0.25%) Remote Desktop
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (2.79%) SQL Server
2 10 (2.54%) SQL Server 2008
2 10 (2.54%) SQL Server 2012
3 4 (1.02%) Big Data
4 3 (0.76%) GIS
5 2 (0.51%) Data Warehouse
6 1 (0.25%) Amazon Redshift
6 1 (0.25%) Azure SQL Data Warehouse
6 1 (0.25%) Data Lake
6 1 (0.25%) Data Mining
6 1 (0.25%) OLAP
6 1 (0.25%) Oracle Database
6 1 (0.25%) Oracle OLAP
6 1 (0.25%) Power BI
6 1 (0.25%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 3 (0.76%) Jenkins
2 1 (0.25%) Visual Studio
General
1 126 (31.98%) Finance
2 38 (9.64%) Retail
3 36 (9.14%) Legal
4 25 (6.35%) Banking
5 22 (5.58%) Manufacturing
6 16 (4.06%) Telecoms
7 9 (2.28%) Public Sector
8 7 (1.78%) Law
9 6 (1.52%) Financial Institution
9 6 (1.52%) Games
10 5 (1.27%) Advertising
11 4 (1.02%) Marketing
12 3 (0.76%) Local Government
13 2 (0.51%) International Banking
13 2 (0.51%) Private Banking
13 2 (0.51%) Retail Banking
14 1 (0.25%) Back Office
14 1 (0.25%) Billing
14 1 (0.25%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 107 (27.16%) Architect
2 68 (17.26%) Security Architect
3 53 (13.45%) Analyst
4 46 (11.68%) IT Manager
5 32 (8.12%) Consultant
5 32 (8.12%) Security Engineer
6 28 (7.11%) IT Architect
7 26 (6.60%) IT Security Architect
8 25 (6.35%) Security Manager
9 22 (5.58%) Operations Manager
10 21 (5.33%) IT Analyst
11 20 (5.08%) Infrastructure Engineer
11 20 (5.08%) Security Consultant
12 18 (4.57%) IT Operations Manager
12 18 (4.57%) Solutions Architect
13 17 (4.31%) Risk Manager
14 16 (4.06%) Enterprise Architect
15 15 (3.81%) Security Analyst
16 13 (3.30%) Business Analyst
16 13 (3.30%) IT Risk Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (3.05%) OAuth
2 11 (2.79%) OpenID
3 10 (2.54%) OAuth2
3 10 (2.54%) XACML
4 3 (0.76%) SAML
4 3 (0.76%) Web Services
5 2 (0.51%) .NET
5 2 (0.51%) SailPoint
6 1 (0.25%) COM
6 1 (0.25%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 88 (22.34%) Management Information System
2 46 (11.68%) Analytical Skills
3 23 (5.84%) Data Centre
4 19 (4.82%) Self-Motivation
5 17 (4.31%) Security Operations Centre
6 16 (4.06%) Data Protection Act
7 15 (3.81%) PKI
8 10 (2.54%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
9 8 (2.03%) Hybrid Cloud
9 8 (2.03%) NHS
10 7 (1.78%) PMI
11 6 (1.52%) Virtual Team
12 5 (1.27%) Cyber Defence
12 5 (1.27%) Cyberattack
12 5 (1.27%) Cyberthreat
12 5 (1.27%) Enterprise Software
12 5 (1.27%) Greenfield Project
13 4 (1.02%) Mainframe
13 4 (1.02%) Social Media
14 3 (0.76%) Reference Data
Operating Systems
1 69 (17.51%) Windows
2 36 (9.14%) Windows Server 2008
3 34 (8.63%) Windows Server 2012
4 33 (8.38%) Windows Server
5 29 (7.36%) Unix
6 18 (4.57%) Linux
7 16 (4.06%) HPUX
8 10 (2.54%) Windows 8
9 8 (2.03%) Windows Server 2003
10 3 (0.76%) Windows 10
10 3 (0.76%) Windows 7
11 2 (0.51%) Solaris
12 1 (0.25%) Mac OS X
12 1 (0.25%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 247 (62.69%) ITIL
2 179 (45.43%) Information Security
3 115 (29.19%) Cybersecurity
4 82 (20.81%) Risk Management
5 74 (18.78%) Security Architecture
6 73 (18.53%) TOGAF
7 64 (16.24%) Security Management
8 60 (15.23%) Service Management
9 56 (14.21%) PRINCE2
10 54 (13.71%) Agile Software Development
10 54 (13.71%) Project Management
11 51 (12.94%) Information Security Management
12 48 (12.18%) Enterprise Architecture
13 42 (10.66%) Security Operations
14 38 (9.64%) Mentoring
14 38 (9.64%) Vulnerability Management
15 36 (9.14%) SIEM
16 34 (8.63%) DevOps
17 33 (8.38%) Change Management
17 33 (8.38%) IT Strategy
Programming Languages
1 25 (6.35%) PowerShell
2 18 (4.57%) Java
3 16 (4.06%) SQL
4 13 (3.30%) C
5 12 (3.05%) Shell Script
6 8 (2.03%) Python
7 7 (1.78%) JavaScript
8 3 (0.76%) T-SQL
8 3 (0.76%) VBA
9 2 (0.51%) VB
10 1 (0.25%) Bash Shell
10 1 (0.25%) C#
Qualifications
1 143 (36.29%) CISSP
2 104 (26.40%) CISM
3 84 (21.32%) CISA
4 57 (14.47%) Degree
5 41 (10.41%) CRISC
6 23 (5.84%) CEH
7 22 (5.58%) (ISC)2 CCSP
7 22 (5.58%) Cisco Certification
8 16 (4.06%) Microsoft Certification
9 15 (3.81%) CESG Certified Professional
10 14 (3.55%) MCSA
11 13 (3.30%) MCSE
12 12 (3.05%) ISEB
12 12 (3.05%) TOGAF Certification
13 11 (2.79%) Computer Science Degree
13 11 (2.79%) ISSAP
14 10 (2.54%) CREST Certified
15 9 (2.28%) PMI Certification
16 6 (1.52%) NVQ Level 3
16 6 (1.52%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 185 (46.95%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 108 (27.41%) NIST
3 72 (18.27%) GDPR
4 71 (18.02%) Sarbanes-Oxley
5 62 (15.74%) PCI DSS
6 28 (7.11%) Cyber Essentials
7 16 (4.06%) NCSC
8 15 (3.81%) COSO
9 14 (3.55%) Data Quality
10 13 (3.30%) ITGC
10 13 (3.30%) QA
11 11 (2.79%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
12 8 (2.03%) NIST 800
13 7 (1.78%) ISAE 3402
14 6 (1.52%) ISO/IEC 27005
14 6 (1.52%) SLA
15 5 (1.27%) Solvency II
16 4 (1.02%) HIPAA
16 4 (1.02%) SSAE 16
17 3 (0.76%) ISO 22301
System Software
1 47 (11.93%) Active Directory
2 22 (5.58%) VMware Infrastructure
3 17 (4.31%) Virtual Machines
4 13 (3.30%) Hyper-V
5 7 (1.78%) XenApp
6 3 (0.76%) VMware Server
7 1 (0.25%) Docker
7 1 (0.25%) vCloud
7 1 (0.25%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 18 (4.57%) SCCM
2 14 (3.55%) Nessus
3 13 (3.30%) SCOrch
4 8 (2.03%) RSA enVision
5 5 (1.27%) Computer Emergency Response Teams
5 5 (1.27%) CSIRT
6 3 (0.76%) Ansible
6 3 (0.76%) Single Sign-On
6 3 (0.76%) WSUS
7 2 (0.51%) Opscode Chef
7 2 (0.51%) Puppet
7 2 (0.51%) SCVMM
7 2 (0.51%) Terraform
8 1 (0.25%) RSA Archer
Vendors
1 93 (23.60%) Microsoft
2 39 (9.90%) VMware
3 32 (8.12%) Qualys
4 27 (6.85%) Citrix
5 22 (5.58%) Oracle
6 21 (5.33%) Cisco
7 18 (4.57%) Veracode
8 17 (4.31%) Palo Alto
9 11 (2.79%) CheckPoint
10 10 (2.54%) SAP
10 10 (2.54%) WatchGuard
11 9 (2.28%) Splunk
12 8 (2.03%) ArcSight
12 8 (2.03%) Sparx
13 7 (1.78%) Meraki
13 7 (1.78%) ServiceNow
13 7 (1.78%) SonicWALL
14 6 (1.52%) Progress
15 4 (1.02%) IBM
15 4 (1.02%) Symantec