Period
to 24 January 2022

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 24 January 2022 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
24 Jan 2022
Same period 2021 Same period 2020
Rank 755 592 714
Rank change year-on-year -163 +122 -6
Permanent jobs citing COBIT 258 145 310
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in England 0.23% 0.26% 0.27%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 1.51% 2.01% 2.01%
Number of salaries quoted 217 132 270
10th Percentile £42,500 £42,500 £36,250
25th Percentile £55,000 £50,688 £49,000
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £65,000 £65,000 £59,875
Median % change year-on-year - +8.56% -4.20%
75th Percentile £80,000 £77,500 £75,000
90th Percentile £100,500 £91,250 £87,500
UK median annual salary £65,000 £65,000 £60,000
% change year-on-year - +8.33% -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 17,048 7,211 15,420
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in England 15.32% 12.70% 13.26%
Number of salaries quoted 10,988 5,510 12,025
10th Percentile £31,250 £31,250 £28,750
25th Percentile £41,250 £41,250 £37,250
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £55,000 £55,000 £52,500
Median % change year-on-year - +4.76% +5.00%
75th Percentile £72,663 £70,000 £68,750
90th Percentile £90,000 £83,750 £85,000
UK median annual salary £55,000 £52,500 £52,500
% change year-on-year +4.76% - +5.00%

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 24 January 2022.

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 24 January 2022. 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
Jobs
London -185 112 £67,500 - 21
South East -101 51 £67,500 -3.57% 11
Midlands -68 38 £72,500 +57.61% 4
North of England -83 37 £53,750 +26.47% 4
West Midlands -46 33 £72,500 +57.61% 4
South West -36 30 £60,000 -7.69%
North West -70 27 £55,000 +15.79% 3
Yorkshire -76 10 £47,500 +18.75%
East of England -107 3 £41,500 -34.90% 1
East Midlands - 3 £75,000 -
COBIT
UK

For the 6 months to 24 January 2022, 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.

1 165 (63.95%) ITIL
2 144 (55.81%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 125 (48.45%) Information Security
4 102 (39.53%) CISSP
5 101 (39.15%) Finance
6 99 (38.37%) NIST
7 98 (37.98%) Risk Management
8 85 (32.95%) Cybersecurity
9 75 (29.07%) CISM
10 70 (27.13%) Social Skills
11 66 (25.58%) PCI DSS
12 65 (25.19%) CISA
13 54 (20.93%) GDPR
14 49 (18.99%) Management Information System
15 45 (17.44%) TOGAF
15 45 (17.44%) GRC
16 44 (17.05%) Security Management
17 43 (16.67%) Microsoft
17 43 (16.67%) Agile Software Development
17 43 (16.67%) Data Protection
18 40 (15.50%) Degree
19 38 (14.73%) IT Audit
20 37 (14.34%) Internal Audit
21 35 (13.57%) Azure
22 34 (13.18%) Service Delivery
23 33 (12.79%) Risk Assessment
24 30 (11.63%) Risk Analysis
25 29 (11.24%) CRISC
26 28 (10.85%) IT Strategy
26 28 (10.85%) Business Continuity

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 9 (3.49%) SharePoint
2 6 (2.33%) CMS
2 6 (2.33%) Drupal
2 6 (2.33%) WordPress
3 5 (1.94%) Ethereum
3 5 (1.94%) Hyperledger
4 2 (0.78%) Oracle SOA Suite
5 1 (0.39%) Confluence
5 1 (0.39%) SAS
Applications
1 7 (2.71%) Microsoft PowerPoint
2 6 (2.33%) Microsoft Excel
2 6 (2.33%) MS Visio
3 1 (0.39%) Microsoft Project
Business Applications
1 5 (1.94%) Distributed Ledger
1 5 (1.94%) R3 Corda
2 3 (1.16%) Dynamics CRM
3 2 (0.78%) Dynamics AX
3 2 (0.78%) Oracle EBS
3 2 (0.78%) SAP PLM
3 2 (0.78%) SAP S/4HANA
4 1 (0.39%) Magento
4 1 (0.39%) Oracle ERP
4 1 (0.39%) SAP CRM
4 1 (0.39%) Sparx Enterprise Architect
Cloud Services
1 35 (13.57%) Azure
2 21 (8.14%) AWS
3 9 (3.49%) Microsoft 365
4 7 (2.71%) GCP
5 6 (2.33%) Power Platform
6 5 (1.94%) Dynamics 365
7 4 (1.55%) SaaS
8 1 (0.39%) Azure Active Directory
8 1 (0.39%) Cloud Computing
8 1 (0.39%) Collibra
8 1 (0.39%) GitHub
8 1 (0.39%) IaaS
8 1 (0.39%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 21 (8.14%) Firewall
2 12 (4.65%) Cisco ASA
3 11 (4.26%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
3 11 (4.26%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
4 6 (2.33%) LAN
4 6 (2.33%) WAN
5 4 (1.55%) VoIP
5 4 (1.55%) Wi-Fi
6 3 (1.16%) Internet
6 3 (1.16%) Network Security
6 3 (1.16%) VPN
7 2 (0.78%) GSM
7 2 (0.78%) Intrusion Detection
7 2 (0.78%) SSL
7 2 (0.78%) VLAN
8 1 (0.39%) DNS
8 1 (0.39%) FTP
8 1 (0.39%) HTTP
8 1 (0.39%) HTTPS
8 1 (0.39%) SMTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (2.33%) SQL Server
1 6 (2.33%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 5 (1.94%) Blockchain
2 5 (1.94%) Power BI
2 5 (1.94%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 4 (1.55%) MySQL
4 2 (0.78%) Data Warehouse
4 2 (0.78%) DB2
4 2 (0.78%) MariaDB
4 2 (0.78%) Oracle Exadata
5 1 (0.39%) IBM InfoSphere
5 1 (0.39%) Oracle Reports
5 1 (0.39%) Tableau
Development Applications
1 2 (0.78%) Burp Suite
1 2 (0.78%) ERwin
2 1 (0.39%) Jenkins
2 1 (0.39%) JIRA
2 1 (0.39%) Sonatype Nexus
General
1 101 (39.15%) Finance
2 70 (27.13%) Social Skills
3 27 (10.47%) Analytical Skills
4 23 (8.91%) Presentation Skills
5 20 (7.75%) Legal
6 16 (6.20%) Banking
7 15 (5.81%) Local Government
8 14 (5.43%) Influencing Skills
9 13 (5.04%) Public Sector
10 12 (4.65%) Law
11 9 (3.49%) Retail
12 8 (3.10%) Telecoms
13 6 (2.33%) Inclusion and Diversity
14 5 (1.94%) Advertising
14 5 (1.94%) Police
15 4 (1.55%) Organisational Skills
16 3 (1.16%) Manufacturing
17 2 (0.78%) Documentation Skills
17 2 (0.78%) Financial Institution
17 2 (0.78%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 48 (18.60%) Analyst
1 48 (18.60%) Architect
2 35 (13.57%) Security Manager
3 33 (12.79%) IT Manager
4 29 (11.24%) Security Analyst
5 27 (10.47%) Consultant
6 22 (8.53%) IT Analyst
7 21 (8.14%) Senior Manager
8 20 (7.75%) Security Officer
9 19 (7.36%) IT Security Officer
9 19 (7.36%) Security Consultant
10 17 (6.59%) IT Security Analyst
10 17 (6.59%) Security Specialist
10 17 (6.59%) Solutions Architect
11 16 (6.20%) Enterprise Architect
12 15 (5.81%) Security Architect
13 14 (5.43%) IT Services Manager
14 13 (5.04%) Audit Manager
14 13 (5.04%) Information Manager
14 13 (5.04%) Information Security Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 14 (5.43%) Middleware
2 7 (2.71%) REST
2 7 (2.71%) SOAP
3 2 (0.78%) OLE
4 1 (0.39%) .NET
4 1 (0.39%) .NET Framework
4 1 (0.39%) COM
4 1 (0.39%) J2EE
4 1 (0.39%) LDAP
4 1 (0.39%) OAuth
4 1 (0.39%) OpenID
4 1 (0.39%) SailPoint
4 1 (0.39%) SAML
4 1 (0.39%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 49 (18.99%) Management Information System
2 25 (9.69%) Cyberthreat
3 15 (5.81%) Self-Motivation
4 14 (5.43%) Data Protection Act
5 9 (3.49%) Virtual Team
6 7 (2.71%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
6 7 (2.71%) Enterprise Software
6 7 (2.71%) Robotics
7 4 (1.55%) Data Centre
7 4 (1.55%) Freedom of Information
7 4 (1.55%) Freedom of Information Act
8 2 (0.78%) Cyberattack
8 2 (0.78%) FMCG
8 2 (0.78%) PMI
8 2 (0.78%) Security Operations Centre
9 1 (0.39%) Cloud Native
9 1 (0.39%) Driving Licence
9 1 (0.39%) Greenfield Project
9 1 (0.39%) Mobile App
9 1 (0.39%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 14 (5.43%) Linux
2 12 (4.65%) Unix
2 12 (4.65%) Windows
3 6 (2.33%) Windows Server
4 1 (0.39%) Android
4 1 (0.39%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 165 (63.95%) ITIL
2 125 (48.45%) Information Security
3 98 (37.98%) Risk Management
4 85 (32.95%) Cybersecurity
5 45 (17.44%) TOGAF
6 44 (17.05%) Security Management
7 43 (16.67%) Agile Software Development
7 43 (16.67%) Data Protection
8 38 (14.73%) IT Audit
9 37 (14.34%) Internal Audit
10 34 (13.18%) Service Delivery
11 33 (12.79%) Risk Assessment
12 30 (11.63%) Risk Analysis
13 28 (10.85%) Business Continuity
13 28 (10.85%) IT Strategy
14 26 (10.08%) DevOps
15 25 (9.69%) IT Governance
16 24 (9.30%) ITSM
17 22 (8.53%) Enterprise Architecture
17 22 (8.53%) Regulatory Compliance
Programming Languages
1 6 (2.33%) Java
1 6 (2.33%) PHP
2 5 (1.94%) DAML
2 5 (1.94%) SQL
3 1 (0.39%) C
Qualifications
1 102 (39.53%) CISSP
2 75 (29.07%) CISM
3 65 (25.19%) CISA
4 40 (15.50%) Degree
5 29 (11.24%) CRISC
6 24 (9.30%) Security Cleared
7 20 (7.75%) CESG Certified Professional
8 18 (6.98%) CASP
9 17 (6.59%) CompTIA Security+
10 16 (6.20%) GIAC
11 10 (3.88%) SANS
12 9 (3.49%) Cisco Certification
13 8 (3.10%) Master's Degree
14 7 (2.71%) GSNA
14 7 (2.71%) IRCA
14 7 (2.71%) PCI QSA
15 6 (2.33%) CGEIT
16 4 (1.55%) (ISC)2 CCSP
16 4 (1.55%) CCNA
16 4 (1.55%) MCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 144 (55.81%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 99 (38.37%) NIST
3 66 (25.58%) PCI DSS
4 54 (20.93%) GDPR
5 45 (17.44%) GRC
6 28 (10.85%) Sarbanes-Oxley
7 26 (10.08%) COSO
8 25 (9.69%) ITGC
9 22 (8.53%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
10 19 (7.36%) SOC 2
11 17 (6.59%) IASME
12 15 (5.81%) SOC 1
13 13 (5.04%) Cyber Essentials
14 12 (4.65%) NIST 800
15 8 (3.10%) SLA
16 5 (1.94%) Actionable Recommendations
16 5 (1.94%) ISO 31000
17 4 (1.55%) ISO 22301
17 4 (1.55%) ISO 9001
18 3 (1.16%) ISO/IEC 20000
System Software
1 6 (2.33%) Hyper-V
2 1 (0.39%) Active Directory
2 1 (0.39%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 2 (0.78%) RSA Archer
2 1 (0.39%) Ansible
2 1 (0.39%) CA Single Sign-On
2 1 (0.39%) Opscode Chef
2 1 (0.39%) QRadar
2 1 (0.39%) Single Sign-On
Vendors
1 43 (16.67%) Microsoft
2 16 (6.20%) Cisco
3 15 (5.81%) SAP
4 14 (5.43%) ServiceNow
5 12 (4.65%) F5
6 11 (4.26%) Apple
6 11 (4.26%) CheckPoint
6 11 (4.26%) Zscaler
7 8 (3.10%) Oracle
8 6 (2.33%) Google
9 4 (1.55%) VMware
10 3 (1.16%) BiZZdesign
10 3 (1.16%) Sparx
11 2 (0.78%) Alteryx
11 2 (0.78%) Checkmarx
11 2 (0.78%) ForgeRock
12 1 (0.39%) Atlassian
12 1 (0.39%) Capita
12 1 (0.39%) Splunk
12 1 (0.39%) Twitter