Period
to 21 August 2018

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 21 August 2018 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
21 Aug 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 650 795 627
Rank change year-on-year +145 -168 +96
Permanent jobs citing COBIT 549 394 731
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in England 0.35% 0.24% 0.39%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 2.57% 1.94% 2.98%
Number of salaries quoted 382 328 605
England median annual salary £65,000 £67,500 £62,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -3.70% +8.00% -3.85%
10th Percentile £38,850 £42,500 £40,000
90th Percentile £90,000 £93,750 £87,500
UK median annual salary £65,000 £66,000 £62,500
% change year-on-year -1.52% +5.60% -3.85%

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 21,401 20,360 24,556
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in England 13.56% 12.29% 13.23%
Number of salaries quoted 16,237 15,289 19,649
England median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £50,000
10th Percentile £29,000 £27,250 £27,500
90th Percentile £80,000 £77,500 £77,500
UK median annual salary £50,000 £49,000 £48,500
% change year-on-year +2.04% +1.03% +7.78%

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 21 August 2018.

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 21 August 2018. 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 +73 313 £75,000 +7.14% 22
South East +36 83 £60,000 - 8
North of England +54 50 £56,250 -12.45% 6
Midlands +35 49 £45,500 -24.17% 6
West Midlands +43 34 £40,000 -33.33% 4
East of England +41 30 £77,500 +29.17% 3
North West +21 27 £52,500 -25.00% 6
Yorkshire +52 23 £57,500 +4.55%
East Midlands - 15 £82,500 - 2
South West -12 13 £45,000 -25.00% 2
COBIT
UK

For the 6 months to 21 August 2018, 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.

1 359 (65.39%) ITIL
2 271 (49.36%) Information Security
3 253 (46.08%) Finance
4 218 (39.71%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 202 (36.79%) CISSP
6 173 (31.51%) CISM
7 165 (30.05%) CISA
8 154 (28.05%) Risk Management
9 125 (22.77%) Cybersecurity
10 115 (20.95%) Stakeholder Management
11 112 (20.40%) GDPR
12 108 (19.67%) PCI DSS
13 100 (18.21%) Management Information System
14 95 (17.30%) PRINCE2
15 87 (15.85%) Project Management
16 80 (14.57%) Agile Software Development
17 74 (13.48%) CRISC
18 72 (13.11%) TOGAF
19 69 (12.57%) Business Continuity
20 68 (12.39%) Degree
21 63 (11.48%) Firewall
22 59 (10.75%) Service Management
22 59 (10.75%) IT Governance
22 59 (10.75%) Security Architecture
23 56 (10.20%) Data Protection
23 56 (10.20%) Sarbanes-Oxley
23 56 (10.20%) Windows
24 55 (10.02%) Retail
25 53 (9.65%) Security Management
25 53 (9.65%) Security Monitoring

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 21 (3.83%) MS Exchange
2 11 (2.00%) SharePoint
3 10 (1.82%) IIS
4 3 (0.55%) SAS
4 3 (0.55%) Skype for Business
5 2 (0.36%) IBM Notes
5 2 (0.36%) Oracle SOA Suite
5 2 (0.36%) Oracle Workflow
6 1 (0.18%) OpenStack
Applications
1 11 (2.00%) Microsoft Excel
2 4 (0.73%) Microsoft Office
2 4 (0.73%) Microsoft PowerPoint
2 4 (0.73%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 9 (1.64%) assyst
2 5 (0.91%) SAP BPC
2 5 (0.91%) SAP GRC
2 5 (0.91%) SAP S/4HANA
3 2 (0.36%) Remedy ITSM
4 1 (0.18%) Dynamics AX
Cloud Services
1 48 (8.74%) Microsoft Azure
2 47 (8.56%) Amazon AWS
3 24 (4.37%) SaaS
4 20 (3.64%) PaaS
5 19 (3.46%) IaaS
6 15 (2.73%) Cloud Computing
7 9 (1.64%) Office 365
8 7 (1.28%) Google Cloud Platform
9 4 (0.73%) BPaaS
10 2 (0.36%) GitHub
11 1 (0.18%) Google App Engine
Communications & Networking
1 63 (11.48%) Firewall
2 30 (5.46%) SAN
3 27 (4.92%) WAN
4 26 (4.74%) LAN
4 26 (4.74%) Network Security
5 23 (4.19%) IPsec
5 23 (4.19%) VoIP
6 22 (4.01%) SSL
7 20 (3.64%) Internet
8 10 (1.82%) Intrusion Detection
9 8 (1.46%) VPN
10 7 (1.28%) NAS
11 5 (0.91%) Cisco ASA
11 5 (0.91%) DNS
12 4 (0.73%) VLAN
13 3 (0.55%) MPLS
13 3 (0.55%) NetScaler
13 3 (0.55%) Skype
13 3 (0.55%) Wi-Fi
14 2 (0.36%) Cisco Nexus
Database & Business Intelligence
1 27 (4.92%) SQL Server
2 10 (1.82%) Big Data
3 9 (1.64%) NoSQL
4 5 (0.91%) SAP BW
4 5 (0.91%) SAP HANA
5 4 (0.73%) Hadoop
6 3 (0.55%) MongoDB
7 2 (0.36%) Data Warehouse
Development Applications
1 2 (0.36%) Jenkins
General
1 253 (46.08%) Finance
2 55 (10.02%) Retail
3 51 (9.29%) Legal
4 30 (5.46%) Banking
5 23 (4.19%) Marketing
6 17 (3.10%) Investment Banking
7 14 (2.55%) Law
8 10 (1.82%) Billing
9 7 (1.28%) German Language
10 6 (1.09%) Games
10 6 (1.09%) Publishing
10 6 (1.09%) Telecoms
11 5 (0.91%) Spanish Language
12 4 (0.73%) Local Government
13 2 (0.36%) Advertising
13 2 (0.36%) French Language
13 2 (0.36%) Manufacturing
13 2 (0.36%) Retail Banking
14 1 (0.18%) Back Office
14 1 (0.18%) Financial Institution
Job Titles
1 125 (22.77%) Analyst
2 89 (16.21%) Architect
3 84 (15.30%) Consultant
4 64 (11.66%) IT Manager
5 63 (11.48%) Security Architect
6 60 (10.93%) Security Analyst
7 51 (9.29%) Information Analyst
8 46 (8.38%) Information Security Analyst
9 43 (7.83%) Risk Manager
10 35 (6.38%) Security Consultant
11 33 (6.01%) Security Manager
12 29 (5.28%) Senior Analyst
12 29 (5.28%) Senior Security Analyst
13 25 (4.55%) IT Analyst
14 24 (4.37%) IT Architect
14 24 (4.37%) Senior Information Analyst
14 24 (4.37%) Senior Information Security Analyst
15 22 (4.01%) Senior Consultant
16 21 (3.83%) IT Security Architect
17 20 (3.64%) Access Control Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 29 (5.28%) SailPoint
2 7 (1.28%) Middleware
3 5 (0.91%) SAP Fiori
3 5 (0.91%) Web Services
4 4 (0.73%) .NET
5 2 (0.36%) Java EE
5 2 (0.36%) OLE
6 1 (0.18%) ASP.NET
6 1 (0.18%) Velocity
Miscellaneous
1 100 (18.21%) Management Information System
2 47 (8.56%) Analytical Skills
3 26 (4.74%) Computer Science
4 24 (4.37%) Data Centre
5 19 (3.46%) Data Protection Act
5 19 (3.46%) NHS
5 19 (3.46%) Self-Motivation
6 17 (3.10%) Public Cloud
7 14 (2.55%) Enterprise Software
7 14 (2.55%) FMCG
8 11 (2.00%) Mobile App
9 10 (1.82%) Cyber Defence
9 10 (1.82%) Fintech
10 8 (1.46%) Hybrid Cloud
10 8 (1.46%) Internet of Things
10 8 (1.46%) Mainframe
10 8 (1.46%) PKI
11 7 (1.28%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
11 7 (1.28%) Private Cloud
12 6 (1.09%) Security Operations Centre
Operating Systems
1 56 (10.20%) Windows
2 31 (5.65%) Windows Server
3 21 (3.83%) Windows Server 2003
4 16 (2.91%) Linux
5 11 (2.00%) Unix
6 7 (1.28%) Windows Server 2008
7 2 (0.36%) MVS
7 2 (0.36%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 2 (0.36%) Windows 7
7 2 (0.36%) Windows 8
7 2 (0.36%) Windows Server 2012
8 1 (0.18%) Android
8 1 (0.18%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 359 (65.39%) ITIL
2 271 (49.36%) Information Security
3 154 (28.05%) Risk Management
4 125 (22.77%) Cybersecurity
5 115 (20.95%) Stakeholder Management
6 95 (17.30%) PRINCE2
7 87 (15.85%) Project Management
8 80 (14.57%) Agile Software Development
9 72 (13.11%) TOGAF
10 69 (12.57%) Business Continuity
11 59 (10.75%) IT Governance
11 59 (10.75%) Security Architecture
11 59 (10.75%) Service Management
12 56 (10.20%) Data Protection
13 53 (9.65%) Security Management
13 53 (9.65%) Security Monitoring
14 50 (9.11%) Disaster Recovery
15 43 (7.83%) IT Strategy
16 42 (7.65%) Internal Audit
16 42 (7.65%) SIEM
Programming Languages
1 10 (1.82%) SQL
2 7 (1.28%) C
3 6 (1.09%) Python
4 1 (0.18%) Java
4 1 (0.18%) Perl
4 1 (0.18%) PowerShell
4 1 (0.18%) VB
Qualifications
1 202 (36.79%) CISSP
2 173 (31.51%) CISM
3 165 (30.05%) CISA
4 74 (13.48%) CRISC
5 68 (12.39%) Degree
6 22 (4.01%) Cisco Certification
7 15 (2.73%) ITIL Certification
7 15 (2.73%) Security Cleared
8 13 (2.37%) CEH
9 12 (2.19%) PMI Certification
9 12 (2.19%) PMP
10 11 (2.00%) GSLC
11 10 (1.82%) GIAC
11 10 (1.82%) SANS
11 10 (1.82%) SC Cleared
12 8 (1.46%) CCNP
12 8 (1.46%) IISP
13 7 (1.28%) CCNA
13 7 (1.28%) CompTIA Security+
13 7 (1.28%) QiCA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 218 (39.71%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 112 (20.40%) GDPR
3 108 (19.67%) PCI DSS
4 56 (10.20%) Sarbanes-Oxley
5 35 (6.38%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
6 22 (4.01%) COSO
7 15 (2.73%) Cyber Essentials
8 11 (2.00%) HMG Security Policy Framework
9 10 (1.82%) QA
10 8 (1.46%) NIST 800
11 7 (1.28%) ISO 22301
11 7 (1.28%) ISO 9001
12 5 (0.91%) Actionable Recommendations
12 5 (0.91%) BS7799
12 5 (0.91%) ISO 14001
13 4 (0.73%) GPG13
14 3 (0.55%) SLA
14 3 (0.55%) Solvency II
15 2 (0.36%) ISO/IEC 20000
15 2 (0.36%) JSP 440
System Software
1 37 (6.74%) Active Directory
2 28 (5.10%) VMware Infrastructure
3 20 (3.64%) VMware ESXi
4 8 (1.46%) Hyper-V
5 7 (1.28%) vCloud
6 6 (1.09%) Virtual Machines
7 5 (0.91%) KVM
8 4 (0.73%) Docker
9 2 (0.36%) Terminal Services
9 2 (0.36%) VirtualBox
9 2 (0.36%) vSphere
9 2 (0.36%) Xen
9 2 (0.36%) XenApp
10 1 (0.18%) VMware NSX
Systems Management
1 26 (4.74%) Nessus
2 25 (4.55%) OpenVAS
3 24 (4.37%) QRadar
4 23 (4.19%) Core Impact
4 23 (4.19%) Nexpose
5 5 (0.91%) Single Sign-On
6 4 (0.73%) RSA Security Analytics
7 3 (0.55%) Nmap
7 3 (0.55%) PowerBroker
7 3 (0.55%) RSA Archer
8 2 (0.36%) Ansible
8 2 (0.36%) Jamf Pro
8 2 (0.36%) SCCM
8 2 (0.36%) ServiceCenter
8 2 (0.36%) WSUS
9 1 (0.18%) Host Intrusion Detection System
9 1 (0.18%) RSA enVision
Vendors
1 38 (6.92%) VMware
2 34 (6.19%) Cisco
3 31 (5.65%) LogRhythm
4 28 (5.10%) Qualys
4 28 (5.10%) SolarWinds
5 27 (4.92%) ArcSight
5 27 (4.92%) Microsoft
5 27 (4.92%) Splunk
6 25 (4.55%) AlienVault
7 24 (4.37%) Bomgar
7 24 (4.37%) CyberArk
8 22 (4.01%) Aveksa
9 19 (3.46%) Juniper
10 15 (2.73%) SAP
11 13 (2.37%) Oracle
12 10 (1.82%) Google
13 8 (1.46%) CheckPoint
13 8 (1.46%) Fortinet
13 8 (1.46%) Palo Alto
13 8 (1.46%) WorldPay