Period
to 18 February 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 18 February 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
18 Feb 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 739 642 634
Rank change year-on-year -97 -8 +141
Permanent jobs citing COBIT 448 581 755
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in England 0.27% 0.35% 0.38%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 2.12% 2.82% 2.94%
Number of salaries quoted 378 519 647
England median annual salary £60,000 £62,500 £62,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -4.00% - -
10th Percentile £36,250 £43,250 £42,500
90th Percentile £92,875 £95,000 £86,250
UK median annual salary £62,500 £62,500 £62,500

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 21,114 20,625 25,674
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in England 12.95% 12.52% 12.96%
Number of salaries quoted 16,511 16,438 20,523
England median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.26% - +5.56%
10th Percentile £27,750 £26,750 £26,530
90th Percentile £80,000 £77,500 £75,000
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 18 February 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 18 February 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 -89 230 £75,000 +11.11% 31
North of England +29 64 £53,000 +0.95% 10
South East -23 63 £62,500 +4.17% 8
Midlands +33 61 £47,500 -34.48% 4
West Midlands +31 43 £52,500 -27.59% 1
North West -21 32 £32,000 -35.03% 4
Yorkshire +40 26 £53,000 -18.46% 6
South West -32 19 £45,000 -25.00% 2
East Midlands +32 18 £44,750 -44.06% 3
East of England -18 12 £73,500 +5.76% 8
North East - 6 £62,757 -
COBIT
UK

For the 6 months to 18 February 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.

1 277 (61.83%) ITIL
2 251 (56.03%) Information Security
3 183 (40.85%) Finance
4 182 (40.63%) CISSP
5 177 (39.51%) ISO/IEC 27001
6 134 (29.91%) CISM
7 116 (25.89%) Risk Management
8 102 (22.77%) Cybersecurity
9 98 (21.88%) CISA
10 96 (21.43%) Data Protection
11 93 (20.76%) Management Information System
12 92 (20.54%) PCI DSS
13 91 (20.31%) Windows
14 89 (19.87%) GDPR
15 84 (18.75%) Firewall
16 70 (15.63%) TOGAF
16 70 (15.63%) Degree
17 69 (15.40%) PRINCE2
18 68 (15.18%) Incident Management
19 64 (14.29%) Continuous Improvement
19 64 (14.29%) Stakeholder Management
20 60 (13.39%) SIEM
21 59 (13.17%) Project Management
22 53 (11.83%) Security Architecture
23 50 (11.16%) Service Management
24 49 (10.94%) Unix
24 49 (10.94%) CRISC
25 48 (10.71%) Agile Software Development
26 47 (10.49%) Change Management
26 47 (10.49%) Security Management

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 24 (5.36%) WebSphere
2 23 (5.13%) IIS
3 20 (4.46%) MS Exchange
4 11 (2.46%) SharePoint
5 4 (0.89%) Exchange Server 2010
5 4 (0.89%) IBM Notes
6 3 (0.67%) OpenStack
7 2 (0.45%) Exchange Server 2013
7 2 (0.45%) Oracle Workflow
Applications
1 13 (2.90%) Microsoft Excel
2 12 (2.68%) Microsoft Office
3 8 (1.79%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 5 (1.12%) Remedy ITSM
2 2 (0.45%) Dynamics CRM
3 1 (0.22%) assyst
3 1 (0.22%) Dynamics AX
3 1 (0.22%) Oracle Cash Management
3 1 (0.22%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
Cloud Services
1 27 (6.03%) SaaS
2 20 (4.46%) Amazon AWS
3 19 (4.24%) IaaS
4 15 (3.35%) Microsoft Azure
5 4 (0.89%) Cloud Computing
6 3 (0.67%) IBM Cloud
6 3 (0.67%) PaaS
7 1 (0.22%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 84 (18.75%) Firewall
2 26 (5.80%) WAN
3 23 (5.13%) SSL
4 21 (4.69%) IPsec
4 21 (4.69%) TCP/IP
4 21 (4.69%) VoIP
5 20 (4.46%) SAN
6 18 (4.02%) LAN
7 17 (3.79%) Network Security
8 16 (3.57%) Intrusion Detection
9 9 (2.01%) HTTP
9 9 (2.01%) SMTP
9 9 (2.01%) SSH
9 9 (2.01%) VPN
10 7 (1.56%) DNS
11 6 (1.34%) Internet
11 6 (1.34%) SMS
12 4 (0.89%) DHCP
13 3 (0.67%) Intranet
14 2 (0.45%) VLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 47 (10.49%) SQL Server
2 5 (1.12%) Relational Database
3 4 (0.89%) BusinessObjects Business Intelligence
3 4 (0.89%) SAP BW
3 4 (0.89%) SAP HANA
3 4 (0.89%) SQL Server 2008
3 4 (0.89%) SQL Server 2012
4 3 (0.67%) MongoDB
5 2 (0.45%) Big Data
5 2 (0.45%) NoSQL
5 2 (0.45%) Oracle Exadata
5 2 (0.45%) PostgreSQL
6 1 (0.22%) Blockchain
6 1 (0.22%) Data Warehouse
6 1 (0.22%) DB2
6 1 (0.22%) IBM InfoSphere
6 1 (0.22%) Power BI
Development Applications
1 3 (0.67%) AppScan
1 3 (0.67%) Jenkins
1 3 (0.67%) Octopus Deploy
General
1 183 (40.85%) Finance
2 40 (8.93%) Retail
3 34 (7.59%) Banking
4 21 (4.69%) Legal
4 21 (4.69%) Private Banking
5 14 (3.13%) Law
6 7 (1.56%) Marketing
7 6 (1.34%) Telecoms
8 5 (1.12%) Financial Institution
9 4 (0.89%) Billing
9 4 (0.89%) Digital Economy
9 4 (0.89%) German Language
9 4 (0.89%) Manufacturing
10 2 (0.45%) Games
10 2 (0.45%) Investment Banking
11 1 (0.22%) Advertising
11 1 (0.22%) Back Office
11 1 (0.22%) Electronics
11 1 (0.22%) Pharmaceutical
11 1 (0.22%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 124 (27.68%) Analyst
2 84 (18.75%) Security Analyst
3 56 (12.50%) Architect
4 53 (11.83%) Security Manager
5 51 (11.38%) Information Analyst
5 51 (11.38%) Information Security Analyst
6 50 (11.16%) Consultant
6 50 (11.16%) Risk Manager
7 49 (10.94%) IT Manager
8 35 (7.81%) IT Analyst
9 31 (6.92%) Information Security Manager
10 28 (6.25%) Information Manager
11 27 (6.03%) Risk Analyst
12 24 (5.36%) IT Security Analyst
13 23 (5.13%) IT Risk Manager
13 23 (5.13%) Security Risk Analyst
14 22 (4.91%) Security Architect
15 21 (4.69%) Head of Security
15 21 (4.69%) Information Risk Analyst
15 21 (4.69%) Infrastructure Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 21 (4.69%) MSMQ
1 21 (4.69%) WebSphere MQ
2 11 (2.46%) Web Services
3 10 (2.23%) Middleware
4 6 (1.34%) OAuth
4 6 (1.34%) OpenID
4 6 (1.34%) SailPoint
4 6 (1.34%) SAML
5 5 (1.12%) .NET
6 3 (0.67%) J2EE
6 3 (0.67%) LAMP
6 3 (0.67%) REST
7 1 (0.22%) ASP.NET
7 1 (0.22%) JSON
7 1 (0.22%) YAML
Miscellaneous
1 93 (20.76%) Management Information System
2 43 (9.60%) Analytical Skills
3 32 (7.14%) Data Centre
4 18 (4.02%) Data Protection Act
5 16 (3.57%) Enterprise Software
6 15 (3.35%) Computer Science
6 15 (3.35%) Cyberthreat
7 13 (2.90%) Mobile Computing
8 12 (2.68%) Public Cloud
9 10 (2.23%) CMDB
10 8 (1.79%) CESG
10 8 (1.79%) Security Operations Centre
11 7 (1.56%) User Experience
12 5 (1.12%) Cyber Defence
12 5 (1.12%) PKI
13 4 (0.89%) Cyberattack
13 4 (0.89%) Hybrid Cloud
14 3 (0.67%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
14 3 (0.67%) NHS
14 3 (0.67%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 91 (20.31%) Windows
2 49 (10.94%) Unix
3 46 (10.27%) Linux
4 45 (10.04%) Windows Server
5 16 (3.57%) Windows Server 2003
6 8 (1.79%) Windows 8
7 7 (1.56%) Windows Server 2008
8 6 (1.34%) Windows 7
9 5 (1.12%) Solaris
9 5 (1.12%) Windows Server 2012
10 4 (0.89%) Android
10 4 (0.89%) Apple iOS
10 4 (0.89%) Windows 10
11 3 (0.67%) Kali Linux
12 2 (0.45%) AIX
12 2 (0.45%) Mac OS X
12 2 (0.45%) Ubuntu
13 1 (0.22%) OS/400
Processes & Methodologies
1 277 (61.83%) ITIL
2 251 (56.03%) Information Security
3 116 (25.89%) Risk Management
4 102 (22.77%) Cybersecurity
5 96 (21.43%) Data Protection
6 70 (15.63%) TOGAF
7 69 (15.40%) PRINCE2
8 68 (15.18%) Incident Management
9 64 (14.29%) Continuous Improvement
9 64 (14.29%) Stakeholder Management
10 60 (13.39%) SIEM
11 59 (13.17%) Project Management
12 53 (11.83%) Security Architecture
13 50 (11.16%) Service Management
14 48 (10.71%) Agile Software Development
15 47 (10.49%) Change Management
15 47 (10.49%) Security Management
16 45 (10.04%) Business Continuity
17 44 (9.82%) IT Strategy
18 43 (9.60%) Security Operations
Programming Languages
1 41 (9.15%) SQL
2 22 (4.91%) Java
3 14 (3.13%) PowerShell
4 12 (2.68%) Python
5 11 (2.46%) C
6 8 (1.79%) JavaScript
7 7 (1.56%) C#
8 5 (1.12%) Perl
9 4 (0.89%) C++
9 4 (0.89%) PHP
10 3 (0.67%) Ruby
11 1 (0.22%) Bash Shell
11 1 (0.22%) VB
Qualifications
1 182 (40.63%) CISSP
2 134 (29.91%) CISM
3 98 (21.88%) CISA
4 70 (15.63%) Degree
5 49 (10.94%) CRISC
6 27 (6.03%) SANS
7 18 (4.02%) Cisco Certification
8 17 (3.79%) CEH
9 13 (2.90%) CompTIA Security+
10 12 (2.68%) MCSE
10 12 (2.68%) Microsoft Certification
11 11 (2.46%) CCNA
12 9 (2.01%) ISO 27001 Lead Auditor
13 8 (1.79%) CESG Certified Professional
13 8 (1.79%) CLAS
14 7 (1.56%) CCIE
14 7 (1.56%) CCIE Security
14 7 (1.56%) ITIL Certification
15 5 (1.12%) CCDP
15 5 (1.12%) CCNP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 177 (39.51%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 92 (20.54%) PCI DSS
3 89 (19.87%) GDPR
4 40 (8.93%) Sarbanes-Oxley
5 23 (5.13%) ISO 22301
6 15 (3.35%) COSO
6 15 (3.35%) SLA
7 14 (3.13%) Cyber Essentials
8 13 (2.90%) QA
9 11 (2.46%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
10 9 (2.01%) GPG13
10 9 (2.01%) PMO
11 5 (1.12%) BS7799
12 4 (0.89%) HMG Security Policy Framework
13 3 (0.67%) Data Quality
13 3 (0.67%) ISO 9001
13 3 (0.67%) Val IT
14 2 (0.45%) ISAE 3402
14 2 (0.45%) ISO/IEC 27005
14 2 (0.45%) NIST 800
System Software
1 27 (6.03%) Active Directory
2 20 (4.46%) VMware Infrastructure
3 16 (3.57%) VMware ESXi
4 5 (1.12%) Virtual Machines
5 4 (0.89%) Hyper-V
6 3 (0.67%) BitLocker
7 1 (0.22%) OpenAM
7 1 (0.22%) OpenIDM
Systems Management
1 12 (2.68%) Nessus
1 12 (2.68%) RSA enVision
2 5 (1.12%) Single Sign-On
3 4 (0.89%) Jamf Pro
3 4 (0.89%) SCCM
4 3 (0.67%) Ansible
4 3 (0.67%) Host Intrusion Detection System
4 3 (0.67%) Opscode Chef
4 3 (0.67%) Puppet
5 2 (0.45%) CSIRT
6 1 (0.22%) Computer Emergency Response Teams
6 1 (0.22%) SCVMM
Vendors
1 37 (8.26%) Microsoft
2 27 (6.03%) VMware
3 20 (4.46%) Splunk
4 17 (3.79%) Cisco
5 15 (3.35%) IBM
5 15 (3.35%) Oracle
6 14 (3.13%) ArcSight
7 9 (2.01%) Qualys
7 9 (2.01%) SAP
8 8 (1.79%) LogRhythm
9 7 (1.56%) Apple
9 7 (1.56%) CheckPoint
9 7 (1.56%) ServiceNow
10 6 (1.34%) ForgeRock
10 6 (1.34%) Google
11 5 (1.12%) CyberArk
11 5 (1.12%) Juniper
11 5 (1.12%) Remedy
11 5 (1.12%) SolarWinds
12 4 (0.89%) Lotus