Period
to 25 September 2021

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 25 September 2021 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
25 Sep 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 731 540 690
Rank change year-on-year -191 +150 -22
Permanent jobs citing COBIT 247 139 389
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in England 0.23% 0.31% 0.30%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 1.57% 2.46% 2.13%
Number of salaries quoted 198 124 295
10th Percentile £35,000 £42,500 £39,750
25th Percentile £45,688 £50,000 £50,000
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £62,500 £65,000 £65,000
Median % change year-on-year -3.85% - -
75th Percentile £70,250 £90,000 £82,500
90th Percentile £82,000 £92,500 £95,000
UK median annual salary £62,500 £65,000 £65,000
% change year-on-year -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 15,686 5,661 18,280
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in England 14.59% 12.59% 14.06%
Number of salaries quoted 10,065 4,521 13,713
10th Percentile £31,250 £31,250 £28,250
25th Percentile £41,250 £41,250 £37,500
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £55,000 £55,000 £50,000
Median % change year-on-year - +10.00% -
75th Percentile £72,500 £71,250 £68,750
90th Percentile £88,750 £87,500 £83,750
UK median annual salary £53,500 £55,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year -2.73% +10.00% -

COBIT
Job Vacancy Trend in England

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

Job vacancy trend for COBIT in England

COBIT
Salary Trend in England

3-month moving average salary quoted in jobs citing COBIT in England.

Salary trend for COBIT in England

COBIT
Salary Histogram in England

Salary distribution for jobs citing COBIT in England over the 6 months to 25 September 2021.

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 25 September 2021. 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 -167 128 £65,000 -3.70% 24
South East -143 48 £62,500 -21.88% 2
Midlands -101 27 £57,500 +25.00% 9
South West -71 24 £44,250 -11.50% 4
West Midlands -83 24 £58,750 +27.72% 9
North of England -104 21 £55,000 +29.41% 8
North West -99 11 £47,000 +4.44% 6
Yorkshire -85 10 £55,000 +69.23% 2
East of England -107 3 £60,000 -14.29% 1
East Midlands - 1 £64,250 -
COBIT
UK

For the 6 months to 25 September 2021, 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.

1 158 (63.97%) ITIL
2 139 (56.28%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 130 (52.63%) Information Security
4 99 (40.08%) Finance
5 98 (39.68%) Risk Management
6 88 (35.63%) NIST
7 81 (32.79%) Social Skills
8 75 (30.36%) CISSP
9 63 (25.51%) PCI DSS
10 62 (25.10%) Management Information System
11 55 (22.27%) Cybersecurity
12 51 (20.65%) CISA
13 48 (19.43%) Service Delivery
14 47 (19.03%) CISM
15 46 (18.62%) ITSM
15 46 (18.62%) Azure
16 43 (17.41%) ServiceNow
16 43 (17.41%) Firewall
17 42 (17.00%) Security Management
17 42 (17.00%) GRC
18 39 (15.79%) Microsoft
19 35 (14.17%) Security Operations
20 34 (13.77%) IT Audit
20 34 (13.77%) CRISC
21 33 (13.36%) AWS
21 33 (13.36%) Cyberthreat
21 33 (13.36%) Information Security Management
22 30 (12.15%) Cisco
22 30 (12.15%) TOGAF
22 30 (12.15%) Internal Audit

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 13 (5.26%) CMS
2 5 (2.02%) Ethereum
2 5 (2.02%) Hyperledger
3 4 (1.62%) SharePoint
4 3 (1.21%) Drupal
4 3 (1.21%) Skype for Business
4 3 (1.21%) WordPress
5 2 (0.81%) Apache
5 2 (0.81%) Apache Pig
5 2 (0.81%) Apache Spark
6 1 (0.40%) Adobe Experience Manager
Applications
1 18 (7.29%) Microsoft PowerPoint
2 15 (6.07%) Microsoft Excel
3 14 (5.67%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 11 (4.45%) Remedy ITSM
2 5 (2.02%) Distributed Ledger
2 5 (2.02%) R3 Corda
3 3 (1.21%) Veritas eDiscovery
4 2 (0.81%) SAP S/4HANA
5 1 (0.40%) Dynamics AX
5 1 (0.40%) Oracle ERP
5 1 (0.40%) Sentinel
Cloud Services
1 46 (18.62%) Azure
2 33 (13.36%) AWS
3 6 (2.43%) GCP
4 5 (2.02%) Cloud Computing
5 4 (1.62%) Microsoft 365
5 4 (1.62%) Power Platform
6 3 (1.21%) Serverless
7 2 (0.81%) AWS Lambda
7 2 (0.81%) Azure Functions
7 2 (0.81%) Azure Sentinel
7 2 (0.81%) Azure Service Bus
7 2 (0.81%) IaaS
7 2 (0.81%) PaaS
8 1 (0.40%) Dynamics 365
8 1 (0.40%) PowerApps
8 1 (0.40%) SaaS
8 1 (0.40%) Twilio
Communications & Networking
1 43 (17.41%) Firewall
2 20 (8.10%) Cisco ASA
3 19 (7.69%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
3 19 (7.69%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
4 11 (4.45%) Network Security
5 8 (3.24%) GSM
5 8 (3.24%) VPN
6 7 (2.83%) Unified Communications
7 3 (1.21%) Skype
7 3 (1.21%) TCP/IP
7 3 (1.21%) Wireless
8 1 (0.40%) DNS
8 1 (0.40%) EIGRP
8 1 (0.40%) FTP
8 1 (0.40%) HTTP
8 1 (0.40%) HTTPS
8 1 (0.40%) IGRP
8 1 (0.40%) IPsec
8 1 (0.40%) OSPF
8 1 (0.40%) SMTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (3.24%) MySQL
2 5 (2.02%) Blockchain
3 3 (1.21%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 2 (0.81%) Apache Hive
4 2 (0.81%) Big Data
4 2 (0.81%) Hadoop
4 2 (0.81%) Power BI
4 2 (0.81%) SQL Server
4 2 (0.81%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 1 (0.40%) Azure SQL Database
5 1 (0.40%) Data Warehouse
5 1 (0.40%) Oracle Reports
5 1 (0.40%) Tableau
Development Applications
1 2 (0.81%) Burp Suite
2 1 (0.40%) JIRA
General
1 99 (40.08%) Finance
2 81 (32.79%) Social Skills
3 28 (11.34%) Analytical Skills
4 25 (10.12%) Presentation Skills
5 14 (5.67%) Legal
6 12 (4.86%) Public Sector
7 9 (3.64%) Banking
8 8 (3.24%) Documentation Skills
8 8 (3.24%) Law
8 8 (3.24%) Manufacturing
8 8 (3.24%) Retail
9 7 (2.83%) Influencing Skills
9 7 (2.83%) Telecoms
10 5 (2.02%) Inclusion and Diversity
10 5 (2.02%) Organisational Skills
11 4 (1.62%) Local Government
11 4 (1.62%) Marketing
12 3 (1.21%) Electronics
12 3 (1.21%) Pharmaceutical
12 3 (1.21%) Spanish Language
Job Titles
1 53 (21.46%) Analyst
2 42 (17.00%) Architect
3 26 (10.53%) IT Analyst
3 26 (10.53%) Security Specialist
4 22 (8.91%) Information Security Specialist
4 22 (8.91%) Information Specialist
5 21 (8.50%) Consultant
5 21 (8.50%) Service Analyst
6 20 (8.10%) Financial Analyst
7 19 (7.69%) IT Manager
7 19 (7.69%) Security Consultant
8 17 (6.88%) Security Manager
9 16 (6.48%) Information Security Consultant
9 16 (6.48%) Security Analyst
9 16 (6.48%) Security Architect
10 14 (5.67%) Security Operations Specialist
11 11 (4.45%) Information Manager
11 11 (4.45%) Information Security Manager
11 11 (4.45%) Security Engineer
12 10 (4.05%) Risk Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 28 (11.34%) Middleware
2 5 (2.02%) Web Services
3 3 (1.21%) REST
3 3 (1.21%) SOAP
4 2 (0.81%) OAuth
4 2 (0.81%) OLE
4 2 (0.81%) SAML
Miscellaneous
1 62 (25.10%) Management Information System
2 33 (13.36%) Cyberthreat
3 20 (8.10%) Replication
4 16 (6.48%) Virtual Team
5 6 (2.43%) Robotics
5 6 (2.43%) Self-Motivation
6 3 (1.21%) NHS
7 2 (0.81%) CESG
7 2 (0.81%) Data Structures
7 2 (0.81%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
7 2 (0.81%) Reference Data
8 1 (0.40%) Cloud Native
8 1 (0.40%) Cyber Kill Chain
8 1 (0.40%) Cyberattack
8 1 (0.40%) Data Centre
8 1 (0.40%) Enterprise Software
8 1 (0.40%) Private Cloud
8 1 (0.40%) Public Cloud
8 1 (0.40%) Social Media
8 1 (0.40%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 27 (10.93%) Linux
2 19 (7.69%) Unix
3 14 (5.67%) Windows
4 4 (1.62%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 158 (63.97%) ITIL
2 130 (52.63%) Information Security
3 98 (39.68%) Risk Management
4 55 (22.27%) Cybersecurity
5 48 (19.43%) Service Delivery
6 46 (18.62%) ITSM
7 42 (17.00%) Security Management
8 35 (14.17%) Security Operations
9 34 (13.77%) IT Audit
10 33 (13.36%) Information Security Management
11 30 (12.15%) Internal Audit
11 30 (12.15%) TOGAF
12 28 (11.34%) Service Management
13 26 (10.53%) Agile Software Development
13 26 (10.53%) Business Continuity
13 26 (10.53%) Problem Management
14 25 (10.12%) Regulatory Compliance
14 25 (10.12%) Risk Assessment
15 24 (9.72%) Continuous Improvement
16 23 (9.31%) Security Architecture
Programming Languages
1 9 (3.64%) SQL
2 6 (2.43%) Java
3 5 (2.02%) DAML
4 4 (1.62%) C
5 3 (1.21%) PHP
5 3 (1.21%) Python
6 1 (0.40%) C++
6 1 (0.40%) Go
6 1 (0.40%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 75 (30.36%) CISSP
2 51 (20.65%) CISA
3 47 (19.03%) CISM
4 34 (13.77%) CRISC
5 28 (11.34%) Degree
6 14 (5.67%) CGEIT
7 13 (5.26%) GIAC
8 12 (4.86%) CESG Certified Professional
9 9 (3.64%) CompTIA Security+
9 9 (3.64%) Security Cleared
10 7 (2.83%) CASP
11 6 (2.43%) ISACA
11 6 (2.43%) Master's Degree
12 3 (1.21%) Cisco Certification
12 3 (1.21%) CISMP
13 2 (0.81%) CREST Certified
13 2 (0.81%) ISO 27001 Lead Auditor
13 2 (0.81%) ISO 27001 Lead Implementer
13 2 (0.81%) ITIL Certification
13 2 (0.81%) TOGAF Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 139 (56.28%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 88 (35.63%) NIST
3 63 (25.51%) PCI DSS
4 42 (17.00%) GRC
5 27 (10.93%) GDPR
6 22 (8.91%) Sarbanes-Oxley
7 21 (8.50%) NIST 800
8 19 (7.69%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
9 10 (4.05%) IASME
9 10 (4.05%) SOC 2
10 8 (3.24%) ISO/IEC 20000
11 7 (2.83%) SLA
12 6 (2.43%) ISO 22301
13 4 (1.62%) Cyber Essentials
13 4 (1.62%) ISO 9001
14 3 (1.21%) ITGC
14 3 (1.21%) SOC 1
15 2 (0.81%) Data Quality
15 2 (0.81%) NCSC
16 1 (0.40%) COSO
System Software
1 3 (1.21%) Hyper-V
2 1 (0.40%) Active Directory
2 1 (0.40%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 11 (4.45%) SCCM
2 10 (4.05%) OpenView
2 10 (4.05%) OVSD
2 10 (4.05%) SCOM
3 7 (2.83%) Cisco CUCM
4 2 (0.81%) QRadar
5 1 (0.40%) IBM BigFix
5 1 (0.40%) Puppet
Vendors
1 43 (17.41%) ServiceNow
2 39 (15.79%) Microsoft
3 30 (12.15%) Cisco
4 20 (8.10%) F5
5 19 (7.69%) Apple
5 19 (7.69%) CheckPoint
5 19 (7.69%) Zscaler
6 11 (4.45%) Oracle
6 11 (4.45%) Remedy
7 10 (4.05%) BMC
7 10 (4.05%) HP
8 7 (2.83%) SAP
9 6 (2.43%) Google
10 2 (0.81%) Salesforce.com
10 2 (0.81%) Splunk
11 1 (0.40%) Alteryx
11 1 (0.40%) hybris
11 1 (0.40%) LogRhythm
11 1 (0.40%) MuleSoft
11 1 (0.40%) Palo Alto