Period
to 22 May 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 May 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 May 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 721 665 730
Rank change year-on-year -56 +65 -129
Permanent jobs citing COBIT 359 553 445
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in England 0.27% 0.34% 0.28%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 1.92% 2.66% 2.32%
Number of salaries quoted 275 418 414
England median annual salary £60,000 £65,000 £62,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -7.69% +4.00% -
10th Percentile £36,750 £37,500 £43,500
90th Percentile £93,750 £92,975 £87,500
UK median annual salary £62,500 £65,000 £62,500
% change year-on-year -3.85% +4.00% -

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 18,704 20,810 19,221
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in England 14.00% 12.95% 12.07%
Number of salaries quoted 13,651 16,106 15,185
England median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - +5.26% -1.04%
10th Percentile £27,875 £28,000 £26,500
90th Percentile £83,750 £80,000 £77,500
UK median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £47,500
% change year-on-year - +5.26% -

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 May 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 May 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 -61 161 £70,000 -6.67% 3
South East +49 81 £65,000 +4.00% 1
Midlands +7 59 £46,407 +4.29% 1
West Midlands +8 35 £42,500 +6.25% 1
East of England +81 26 £65,000 -18.75% 1
North of England +1 22 £59,000 -4.84%
North West +16 21 £57,000 -10.94%
East Midlands +23 19 £54,000 -16.92%
South West +31 9 £52,500 +23.53%
Yorkshire -24 1 £85,500 +48.70%
COBIT
UK

For the 6 months to 22 May 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.

1 248 (69.08%) ITIL
2 201 (55.99%) Information Security
3 161 (44.85%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 120 (33.43%) Finance
5 107 (29.81%) CISSP
6 99 (27.58%) Management Information System
7 87 (24.23%) Risk Management
7 87 (24.23%) Degree
8 77 (21.45%) PRINCE2
9 74 (20.61%) Project Management
10 72 (20.06%) CISM
11 70 (19.50%) Windows
12 68 (18.94%) Cybersecurity
13 66 (18.38%) Analytical Skills
14 64 (17.83%) CISA
15 59 (16.43%) Stakeholder Management
16 55 (15.32%) Business Continuity
17 54 (15.04%) Microsoft
18 53 (14.76%) TOGAF
19 52 (14.48%) Security Management
20 51 (14.21%) Sarbanes-Oxley
21 50 (13.93%) Problem-Solving
22 48 (13.37%) Service Management
22 48 (13.37%) Firewall
23 47 (13.09%) Agile Software Development
24 43 (11.98%) PCI DSS
25 42 (11.70%) Amazon AWS
25 42 (11.70%) Active Directory
25 42 (11.70%) GDPR
26 40 (11.14%) Penetration Testing

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 (5.85%) MS Exchange
2 14 (3.90%) IIS
2 14 (3.90%) Oracle Workflow
3 11 (3.06%) Exchange Server 2010
4 9 (2.51%) Exchange Server 2013
5 8 (2.23%) SharePoint
6 5 (1.39%) Skype for Business
7 2 (0.56%) SAS
8 1 (0.28%) Apache
8 1 (0.28%) Apache Airflow
8 1 (0.28%) Apache Spark
8 1 (0.28%) Confluence
Applications
1 9 (2.51%) MS Visio
2 8 (2.23%) Microsoft Office
3 6 (1.67%) Microsoft Excel
3 6 (1.67%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 4 (1.11%) Microsoft Project
Business Applications
1 2 (0.56%) Infor M3
2 1 (0.28%) SAP HCM
2 1 (0.28%) SAP HR
Cloud Services
1 42 (11.70%) Amazon AWS
2 30 (8.36%) Microsoft Azure
3 23 (6.41%) SaaS
4 21 (5.85%) Office 365
5 8 (2.23%) Google Cloud Platform
6 6 (1.67%) Mimecast
7 5 (1.39%) Cloud Computing
8 2 (0.56%) Amazon S3
8 2 (0.56%) Azure Active Directory
8 2 (0.56%) GitHub
8 2 (0.56%) IaaS
8 2 (0.56%) PaaS
9 1 (0.28%) Amazon EMR
9 1 (0.28%) Amazon Kinesis
9 1 (0.28%) AWS CloudFormation
9 1 (0.28%) AWS Lambda
9 1 (0.28%) Dropbox
9 1 (0.28%) Dynamics 365
9 1 (0.28%) IBM Cloud
9 1 (0.28%) Serverless
Communications & Networking
1 48 (13.37%) Firewall
2 18 (5.01%) VoIP
3 17 (4.74%) Network Security
4 16 (4.46%) SAN
5 15 (4.18%) DNS
5 15 (4.18%) TCP/IP
6 14 (3.90%) DHCP
7 12 (3.34%) LAN
7 12 (3.34%) WAN
8 10 (2.79%) IPsec
9 9 (2.51%) SSL
10 7 (1.95%) Skype
11 4 (1.11%) Intrusion Detection
12 3 (0.84%) HTTP
12 3 (0.84%) HTTPS
12 3 (0.84%) SMTP
12 3 (0.84%) Wi-Fi
13 2 (0.56%) SNMP
13 2 (0.56%) VPN
14 1 (0.28%) FTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 25 (6.96%) SQL Server
2 15 (4.18%) Big Data
3 11 (3.06%) Data Warehouse
4 9 (2.51%) SQL Server 2008
4 9 (2.51%) SQL Server 2012
5 5 (1.39%) Blockchain
6 3 (0.84%) Amazon Redshift
7 2 (0.56%) Azure SQL Data Warehouse
7 2 (0.56%) Data Lake
7 2 (0.56%) GIS
7 2 (0.56%) OLAP
7 2 (0.56%) Oracle Database
7 2 (0.56%) Oracle OLAP
8 1 (0.28%) Hadoop
8 1 (0.28%) MongoDB
8 1 (0.28%) MySQL
8 1 (0.28%) NoSQL
8 1 (0.28%) Oracle Exadata
8 1 (0.28%) SAP HANA
8 1 (0.28%) Snowflake Schema
Development Applications
1 8 (2.23%) ERwin
2 2 (0.56%) Jenkins
2 2 (0.56%) Team Foundation Server
2 2 (0.56%) Visual Studio
3 1 (0.28%) Bitbucket
3 1 (0.28%) JIRA
3 1 (0.28%) TeamCity
General
1 120 (33.43%) Finance
2 34 (9.47%) Banking
3 32 (8.91%) Retail
4 28 (7.80%) Legal
5 27 (7.52%) Marketing
6 18 (5.01%) Telecoms
7 6 (1.67%) Local Government
8 5 (1.39%) Investment Banking
8 5 (1.39%) Law
9 4 (1.11%) Games
10 2 (0.56%) Back Office
10 2 (0.56%) Manufacturing
10 2 (0.56%) Pharmaceutical
11 1 (0.28%) Billing
11 1 (0.28%) Financial Institution
11 1 (0.28%) International Banking
11 1 (0.28%) Publishing
11 1 (0.28%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 100 (27.86%) Analyst
2 60 (16.71%) IT Analyst
3 53 (14.76%) Architect
4 46 (12.81%) Consultant
5 37 (10.31%) Security Manager
6 29 (8.08%) Security Analyst
7 26 (7.24%) Information Security Manager
8 23 (6.41%) IT Manager
8 23 (6.41%) Security Consultant
9 22 (6.13%) Information Manager
10 21 (5.85%) Security Engineer
11 20 (5.57%) Security Architect
12 17 (4.74%) Enterprise Architect
13 16 (4.46%) IT Consultant
14 13 (3.62%) Business Analyst
14 13 (3.62%) Information Analyst
14 13 (3.62%) Information Security Analyst
14 13 (3.62%) Risk Analyst
14 13 (3.62%) Security Officer
15 12 (3.34%) Business IT Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (1.39%) .NET
1 5 (1.39%) Web Services
2 2 (0.56%) LDAP
3 1 (0.28%) Apache NiFi
3 1 (0.28%) Kafka
3 1 (0.28%) RAML
3 1 (0.28%) Spark Streaming
3 1 (0.28%) Swagger
Miscellaneous
1 99 (27.58%) Management Information System
2 66 (18.38%) Analytical Skills
3 21 (5.85%) Hybrid Cloud
4 15 (4.18%) Enterprise Software
5 13 (3.62%) Self-Motivation
6 12 (3.34%) Cyberthreat
6 12 (3.34%) Data Centre
7 8 (2.23%) Social Media
8 7 (1.95%) Private Cloud
9 6 (1.67%) NHS
9 6 (1.67%) Virtual Team
10 5 (1.39%) Fintech
10 5 (1.39%) Greenfield Project
11 4 (1.11%) CESG
11 4 (1.11%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
11 4 (1.11%) TM Forum
12 3 (0.84%) CMDB
12 3 (0.84%) Credit Risk
12 3 (0.84%) Enterprise Cloud
12 3 (0.84%) PMI
Operating Systems
1 70 (19.50%) Windows
2 25 (6.96%) Windows Server
3 21 (5.85%) Linux
4 14 (3.90%) Windows Server 2012
5 13 (3.62%) Windows Server 2008
6 12 (3.34%) Windows Server 2003
7 9 (2.51%) Windows 8
8 6 (1.67%) Unix
9 2 (0.56%) Windows 10
9 2 (0.56%) Windows 7
10 1 (0.28%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 248 (69.08%) ITIL
2 201 (55.99%) Information Security
3 87 (24.23%) Risk Management
4 77 (21.45%) PRINCE2
5 74 (20.61%) Project Management
6 68 (18.94%) Cybersecurity
7 59 (16.43%) Stakeholder Management
8 55 (15.32%) Business Continuity
9 53 (14.76%) TOGAF
10 52 (14.48%) Security Management
11 50 (13.93%) Problem-Solving
12 48 (13.37%) Service Management
13 47 (13.09%) Agile Software Development
14 40 (11.14%) Penetration Testing
15 39 (10.86%) Risk Assessment
16 38 (10.58%) Continuous Improvement
16 38 (10.58%) Security Architecture
17 37 (10.31%) Information Security Management
18 35 (9.75%) IT Governance
18 35 (9.75%) IT Strategy
Programming Languages
1 27 (7.52%) SQL
2 21 (5.85%) Java
3 16 (4.46%) PowerShell
4 14 (3.90%) JavaScript
5 8 (2.23%) Shell Script
6 7 (1.95%) Python
7 4 (1.11%) C
7 4 (1.11%) VBA
8 3 (0.84%) T-SQL
9 2 (0.56%) C#
9 2 (0.56%) VB
10 1 (0.28%) Scala
Qualifications
1 107 (29.81%) CISSP
2 87 (24.23%) Degree
3 72 (20.06%) CISM
4 64 (17.83%) CISA
5 26 (7.24%) CRISC
6 23 (6.41%) CEH
7 18 (5.01%) Microsoft Certification
8 15 (4.18%) Cisco Certification
9 14 (3.90%) (ISC)2 CCSP
9 14 (3.90%) BPSS Clearance
9 14 (3.90%) ISACA
10 13 (3.62%) CESG Certified Professional
10 13 (3.62%) TOGAF Certification
11 10 (2.79%) Computer Science Degree
11 10 (2.79%) MCSA
11 10 (2.79%) MCSE
11 10 (2.79%) PMI Certification
12 7 (1.95%) PMP
12 7 (1.95%) Security Cleared
12 7 (1.95%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 161 (44.85%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 51 (14.21%) Sarbanes-Oxley
3 43 (11.98%) PCI DSS
4 42 (11.70%) GDPR
5 20 (5.57%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
6 14 (3.90%) BS7799
7 13 (3.62%) COSO
7 13 (3.62%) Data Quality
7 13 (3.62%) QA
8 10 (2.79%) Cyber Essentials
8 10 (2.79%) HIPAA
8 10 (2.79%) ISO 9001
9 8 (2.23%) ISO 22301
10 4 (1.11%) ISO 31000
10 4 (1.11%) ISO/IEC 27005
10 4 (1.11%) NIST 800
10 4 (1.11%) PMO
11 3 (0.84%) Basel II
11 3 (0.84%) BS25999
11 3 (0.84%) MiFID
System Software
1 42 (11.70%) Active Directory
2 35 (9.75%) VMware Infrastructure
3 12 (3.34%) Hyper-V
4 9 (2.51%) VMware ESXi
5 4 (1.11%) Virtual Machines
6 2 (0.56%) XenApp
7 1 (0.28%) Docker
7 1 (0.28%) vCloud
7 1 (0.28%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 4 (1.11%) RSA enVision
1 4 (1.11%) SCCM
2 3 (0.84%) QRadar
3 2 (0.56%) Ansible
3 2 (0.56%) ArcSight ESM
3 2 (0.56%) Graylog
3 2 (0.56%) RSA Archer
3 2 (0.56%) SCVMM
3 2 (0.56%) WSUS
4 1 (0.28%) Opscode Chef
4 1 (0.28%) Terraform
Vendors
1 54 (15.04%) Microsoft
2 36 (10.03%) VMware
3 31 (8.64%) Oracle
4 20 (5.57%) Qualys
4 20 (5.57%) Veracode
5 16 (4.46%) SAP
6 12 (3.34%) Cisco
7 11 (3.06%) Citrix
8 9 (2.51%) ServiceNow
8 9 (2.51%) WatchGuard
9 8 (2.23%) Cognizant
9 8 (2.23%) Dell
10 7 (1.95%) CheckPoint
10 7 (1.95%) Splunk
10 7 (1.95%) WorldPay
11 6 (1.67%) ArcSight
11 6 (1.67%) Forcepoint
11 6 (1.67%) McAfee
11 6 (1.67%) Mitel
11 6 (1.67%) Sophos