Period
to 23 May 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 23 May 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
23 May 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 647 732 598
Rank change year-on-year +85 -134 +131
Permanent jobs citing COBIT 554 439 816
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in England 0.34% 0.28% 0.43%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 2.60% 2.27% 3.27%
Number of salaries quoted 418 406 705
England median annual salary £65,000 £62,500 £62,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +4.00% - -3.85%
10th Percentile £37,500 £43,375 £41,250
90th Percentile £92,975 £87,500 £85,750
UK median annual salary £65,000 £62,500 £62,500
% change year-on-year +4.00% - -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 21,299 19,315 24,974
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in England 13.24% 12.12% 13.23%
Number of salaries quoted 16,456 15,245 19,982
England median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.26% - +5.56%
10th Percentile £28,375 £26,750 £26,750
90th Percentile £80,000 £77,500 £76,250
UK median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £47,500
% change year-on-year +5.26% - +5.56%

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 23 May 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 23 May 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 +32 312 £75,000 +15.38% 25
Midlands +70 74 £44,500 -25.83% 4
South East -11 71 £62,500 +4.17% 5
North of England +27 61 £62,000 -8.15% 3
West Midlands +42 49 £40,000 -33.33% 2
Yorkshire +56 33 £57,500 +4.55%
East Midlands +36 25 £65,000 -18.75% 2
North West +3 25 £64,000 -6.91% 2
South West -45 17 £42,500 -29.17% 7
East of England -17 14 £80,000 +33.33% 5
North East - 3 £85,000 - 1
COBIT
UK

For the 6 months to 23 May 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.

1 341 (61.55%) ITIL
2 305 (55.05%) Information Security
3 244 (44.04%) Finance
4 224 (40.43%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 217 (39.17%) CISSP
6 182 (32.85%) CISM
7 146 (26.35%) CISA
8 139 (25.09%) Cybersecurity
9 130 (23.47%) Risk Management
10 114 (20.58%) PCI DSS
10 114 (20.58%) GDPR
11 104 (18.77%) Firewall
12 97 (17.51%) PRINCE2
13 95 (17.15%) Management Information System
14 92 (16.61%) Stakeholder Management
15 85 (15.34%) Windows
16 82 (14.80%) Project Management
16 82 (14.80%) Data Protection
17 81 (14.62%) Security Architecture
18 72 (13.00%) Service Management
19 70 (12.64%) Retail
20 69 (12.45%) Continuous Improvement
21 68 (12.27%) SIEM
21 68 (12.27%) TOGAF
22 67 (12.09%) Business Continuity
22 67 (12.09%) Agile Software Development
23 65 (11.73%) Degree
24 63 (11.37%) Security Management
25 61 (11.01%) Sarbanes-Oxley
26 58 (10.47%) CRISC

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 29 (5.23%) MS Exchange
2 15 (2.71%) IIS
3 11 (1.99%) WebSphere
4 9 (1.62%) SharePoint
5 7 (1.26%) IBM Notes
6 5 (0.90%) Oracle Workflow
7 4 (0.72%) Exchange Server 2010
8 3 (0.54%) OpenStack
9 2 (0.36%) Exchange Server 2013
10 1 (0.18%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 8 (1.44%) Microsoft Excel
2 7 (1.26%) Microsoft PowerPoint
3 6 (1.08%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 8 (1.44%) assyst
2 7 (1.26%) Remedy ITSM
3 4 (0.72%) SAP BPC
3 4 (0.72%) SAP GRC
3 4 (0.72%) SAP S/4HANA
4 2 (0.36%) Dynamics CRM
5 1 (0.18%) Dynamics AX
5 1 (0.18%) Oracle Cash Management
5 1 (0.18%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
Cloud Services
1 40 (7.22%) Microsoft Azure
2 37 (6.68%) Amazon AWS
3 19 (3.43%) IaaS
4 18 (3.25%) SaaS
5 7 (1.26%) PaaS
6 3 (0.54%) IBM Cloud
7 2 (0.36%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 104 (18.77%) Firewall
2 34 (6.14%) SAN
2 34 (6.14%) WAN
3 33 (5.96%) SSL
4 31 (5.60%) IPsec
5 30 (5.42%) VoIP
6 28 (5.05%) LAN
7 27 (4.87%) Network Security
8 19 (3.43%) Intrusion Detection
8 19 (3.43%) TCP/IP
9 15 (2.71%) Internet
10 13 (2.35%) VPN
11 6 (1.08%) DNS
11 6 (1.08%) HTTP
11 6 (1.08%) SMTP
11 6 (1.08%) SSH
12 4 (0.72%) DHCP
12 4 (0.72%) NAS
13 3 (0.54%) Cisco ASA
13 3 (0.54%) MPLS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 43 (7.76%) SQL Server
2 8 (1.44%) SAP BW
2 8 (1.44%) SAP HANA
3 5 (0.90%) Big Data
4 4 (0.72%) BusinessObjects Business Intelligence
4 4 (0.72%) SQL Server 2008
4 4 (0.72%) SQL Server 2012
5 3 (0.54%) NoSQL
6 2 (0.36%) Data Warehouse
6 2 (0.36%) MongoDB
7 1 (0.18%) Blockchain
7 1 (0.18%) DB2
7 1 (0.18%) Hadoop
7 1 (0.18%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 3 (0.54%) Jenkins
1 3 (0.54%) Octopus Deploy
General
1 244 (44.04%) Finance
2 70 (12.64%) Retail
3 25 (4.51%) Banking
3 25 (4.51%) Legal
4 16 (2.89%) Marketing
5 12 (2.17%) Billing
5 12 (2.17%) German Language
6 10 (1.81%) Investment Banking
7 9 (1.62%) Private Banking
8 7 (1.26%) Telecoms
9 6 (1.08%) Publishing
10 5 (0.90%) Games
10 5 (0.90%) Law
10 5 (0.90%) Spanish Language
11 3 (0.54%) Manufacturing
12 2 (0.36%) French Language
13 1 (0.18%) Advertising
13 1 (0.18%) Back Office
13 1 (0.18%) Financial Institution
Job Titles
1 137 (24.73%) Analyst
2 92 (16.61%) Architect
3 90 (16.25%) Security Analyst
4 79 (14.26%) Consultant
5 69 (12.45%) IT Manager
6 68 (12.27%) Security Architect
7 64 (11.55%) Information Analyst
7 64 (11.55%) Information Security Analyst
8 52 (9.39%) Risk Manager
9 44 (7.94%) Security Manager
10 34 (6.14%) Senior Analyst
10 34 (6.14%) Senior Security Analyst
11 31 (5.60%) Security Consultant
12 27 (4.87%) IT Architect
13 26 (4.69%) Head of Security
13 26 (4.69%) IT Security Architect
14 24 (4.33%) IT Analyst
14 24 (4.33%) Risk Analyst
14 24 (4.33%) Senior Information Analyst
14 24 (4.33%) Senior Information Security Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 21 (3.79%) SailPoint
2 12 (2.17%) Middleware
3 11 (1.99%) Web Services
4 9 (1.62%) MSMQ
4 9 (1.62%) WebSphere MQ
5 4 (0.72%) SAP Fiori
6 3 (0.54%) .NET
7 2 (0.36%) LAMP
7 2 (0.36%) OAuth
7 2 (0.36%) OpenID
7 2 (0.36%) SAML
8 1 (0.18%) ASP.NET
8 1 (0.18%) Velocity
Miscellaneous
1 95 (17.15%) Management Information System
2 43 (7.76%) Analytical Skills
3 32 (5.78%) Data Centre
4 25 (4.51%) Public Cloud
5 24 (4.33%) Computer Science
6 19 (3.43%) Data Protection Act
7 17 (3.07%) Self-Motivation
8 16 (2.89%) Enterprise Software
9 13 (2.35%) PKI
10 11 (1.99%) Cyber Defence
11 10 (1.81%) Fintech
11 10 (1.81%) Mainframe
11 10 (1.81%) Security Operations Centre
12 8 (1.44%) Mobile Computing
12 8 (1.44%) NHS
12 8 (1.44%) Virtual Team
13 7 (1.26%) CMDB
13 7 (1.26%) Hybrid Cloud
14 6 (1.08%) Private Cloud
15 5 (0.90%) CESG
Operating Systems
1 85 (15.34%) Windows
2 50 (9.03%) Windows Server
3 23 (4.15%) Windows Server 2003
4 22 (3.97%) Linux
4 22 (3.97%) Unix
5 11 (1.99%) Windows 8
5 11 (1.99%) Windows Server 2008
6 5 (0.90%) Solaris
6 5 (0.90%) Windows 7
7 4 (0.72%) Windows Server 2012
8 3 (0.54%) Windows 10
9 2 (0.36%) AIX
9 2 (0.36%) Android
9 2 (0.36%) Apple iOS
9 2 (0.36%) Mac OS X
10 1 (0.18%) Kali Linux
10 1 (0.18%) OS/400
Processes & Methodologies
1 341 (61.55%) ITIL
2 305 (55.05%) Information Security
3 139 (25.09%) Cybersecurity
4 130 (23.47%) Risk Management
5 97 (17.51%) PRINCE2
6 92 (16.61%) Stakeholder Management
7 82 (14.80%) Data Protection
7 82 (14.80%) Project Management
8 81 (14.62%) Security Architecture
9 72 (13.00%) Service Management
10 69 (12.45%) Continuous Improvement
11 68 (12.27%) SIEM
11 68 (12.27%) TOGAF
12 67 (12.09%) Agile Software Development
12 67 (12.09%) Business Continuity
13 63 (11.37%) Security Management
14 54 (9.75%) Security Operations
15 53 (9.57%) Disaster Recovery
16 51 (9.21%) Incident Management
17 49 (8.84%) IT Strategy
Programming Languages
1 24 (4.33%) SQL
2 9 (1.62%) C
3 8 (1.44%) Java
4 7 (1.26%) PowerShell
4 7 (1.26%) Python
5 2 (0.36%) C#
5 2 (0.36%) C++
5 2 (0.36%) JavaScript
5 2 (0.36%) Perl
5 2 (0.36%) PHP
6 1 (0.18%) VB
Qualifications
1 217 (39.17%) CISSP
2 182 (32.85%) CISM
3 146 (26.35%) CISA
4 65 (11.73%) Degree
5 58 (10.47%) CRISC
6 25 (4.51%) Cisco Certification
7 21 (3.79%) SANS
8 18 (3.25%) CEH
9 14 (2.53%) ITIL Certification
10 13 (2.35%) CCNP
10 13 (2.35%) GIAC
10 13 (2.35%) ISO 27001 Lead Auditor
11 12 (2.17%) CCIE
11 12 (2.17%) CCIE Security
11 12 (2.17%) CompTIA Security+
11 12 (2.17%) Security Cleared
12 11 (1.99%) CCDP
12 11 (1.99%) JNCIE
12 11 (1.99%) PMP
12 11 (1.99%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 224 (40.43%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 114 (20.58%) GDPR
2 114 (20.58%) PCI DSS
3 61 (11.01%) Sarbanes-Oxley
4 20 (3.61%) COSO
5 19 (3.43%) Cyber Essentials
6 14 (2.53%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
6 14 (2.53%) QA
7 12 (2.17%) ISO 22301
8 11 (1.99%) GPG13
9 8 (1.44%) HMG Security Policy Framework
10 6 (1.08%) BS7799
10 6 (1.08%) ISO 9001
10 6 (1.08%) PMO
11 5 (0.90%) Actionable Recommendations
11 5 (0.90%) SLA
12 4 (0.72%) ISO 14001
13 3 (0.54%) ISO 31000
13 3 (0.54%) NIST 800
14 2 (0.36%) Data Quality
System Software
1 41 (7.40%) Active Directory
2 30 (5.42%) VMware Infrastructure
3 23 (4.15%) VMware ESXi
4 10 (1.81%) Virtual Machines
5 9 (1.62%) Hyper-V
6 4 (0.72%) KVM
7 3 (0.54%) BitLocker
8 2 (0.36%) vCloud
9 1 (0.18%) VMware NSX
Systems Management
1 23 (4.15%) Nessus
2 15 (2.71%) OpenVAS
2 15 (2.71%) RSA enVision
3 12 (2.17%) Core Impact
3 12 (2.17%) Nexpose
3 12 (2.17%) QRadar
4 10 (1.81%) Single Sign-On
5 7 (1.26%) Jamf Pro
5 7 (1.26%) SCCM
6 3 (0.54%) Ansible
6 3 (0.54%) Host Intrusion Detection System
6 3 (0.54%) Opscode Chef
6 3 (0.54%) Puppet
7 2 (0.36%) CSIRT
7 2 (0.36%) ServiceCenter
8 1 (0.18%) Computer Emergency Response Teams
8 1 (0.18%) Nmap
8 1 (0.18%) PowerBroker
8 1 (0.18%) RSA Security Analytics
Vendors
1 41 (7.40%) Cisco
2 40 (7.22%) VMware
3 32 (5.78%) Microsoft
4 30 (5.42%) Splunk
5 29 (5.23%) ArcSight
6 23 (4.15%) SolarWinds
7 22 (3.97%) Qualys
7 22 (3.97%) SAP
8 21 (3.79%) Oracle
9 20 (3.61%) Juniper
10 17 (3.07%) CyberArk
11 15 (2.71%) AlienVault
11 15 (2.71%) Bomgar
11 15 (2.71%) LogRhythm
12 12 (2.17%) Aveksa
13 8 (1.44%) Fortinet
13 8 (1.44%) ServiceNow
14 7 (1.26%) Cognizant
14 7 (1.26%) Lotus
14 7 (1.26%) Remedy