Period
to 19 October 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 19 October 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
19 Oct 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 667 799 642
Rank change year-on-year +132 -157 +101
Permanent jobs citing COBIT 488 372 673
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in England 0.32% 0.23% 0.37%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 2.41% 1.81% 2.85%
Number of salaries quoted 351 303 553
England median annual salary £65,000 £65,000 £65,000
10th Percentile £37,500 £36,600 £41,250
90th Percentile £92,500 £93,500 £87,500
UK median annual salary £65,000 £67,500 £63,750
% change year-on-year -3.70% +5.88% +2.00%

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 20,274 20,554 23,629
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in England 13.20% 12.53% 13.09%
Number of salaries quoted 15,468 15,291 18,797
England median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £50,000
10th Percentile £28,684 £27,500 £27,500
90th Percentile £80,000 £77,500 £77,500
UK median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £50,000

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 19 October 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 19 October 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 +73 267 £70,000 - 12
South East +26 82 £60,000 +26.98% 7
Midlands +30 42 £57,500 +27.78% 3
North of England +31 38 £54,448 -1.00% 4
East of England +41 34 £77,500 +19.23% 4
West Midlands +35 25 £40,000 -11.11% 3
North West +1 20 £50,000 +8.11% 3
Yorkshire +40 17 £57,500 -8.00% 1
East Midlands +9 17 £77,500 -3.13%
South West -8 16 £36,500 -45.93% 6
North East -8 1 £37,500 -44.86%
COBIT
UK

For the 6 months to 19 October 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.

1 318 (65.16%) ITIL
2 237 (48.57%) Information Security
3 201 (41.19%) Finance
4 191 (39.14%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 159 (32.58%) CISSP
6 124 (25.41%) Risk Management
7 120 (24.59%) CISA
8 117 (23.98%) Stakeholder Management
9 112 (22.95%) CISM
10 109 (22.34%) Management Information System
11 103 (21.11%) Cybersecurity
12 97 (19.88%) PRINCE2
13 96 (19.67%) PCI DSS
13 96 (19.67%) GDPR
14 83 (17.01%) TOGAF
15 76 (15.57%) Project Management
16 72 (14.75%) CRISC
17 65 (13.32%) Service Management
18 64 (13.11%) Agile Software Development
19 61 (12.50%) Degree
20 56 (11.48%) Data Protection
20 56 (11.48%) Analytical Skills
21 53 (10.86%) Business Continuity
22 51 (10.45%) Legal
22 51 (10.45%) Windows
23 50 (10.25%) Retail
24 45 (9.22%) IT Audit
24 45 (9.22%) Security Management
25 44 (9.02%) SIEM
26 42 (8.61%) Security Architecture

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 12 (2.46%) SharePoint
2 11 (2.25%) MS Exchange
3 10 (2.05%) IIS
4 9 (1.84%) Skype for Business
5 3 (0.61%) SAS
6 2 (0.41%) Oracle SOA Suite
7 1 (0.20%) Exchange Server 2010
7 1 (0.20%) OpenStack
Applications
1 10 (2.05%) Microsoft Excel
2 7 (1.43%) Microsoft Office
3 4 (0.82%) MS Visio
4 3 (0.61%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 6 (1.23%) assyst
2 5 (1.02%) SAP BPC
2 5 (1.02%) SAP GRC
2 5 (1.02%) SAP S/4HANA
3 3 (0.61%) Distributed Ledger
4 1 (0.20%) Dynamics AX
Cloud Services
1 34 (6.97%) SaaS
2 32 (6.56%) Amazon AWS
2 32 (6.56%) Microsoft Azure
3 26 (5.33%) PaaS
4 23 (4.71%) Office 365
5 21 (4.30%) IaaS
6 18 (3.69%) Cloud Computing
7 8 (1.64%) BPaaS
8 7 (1.43%) Google Cloud Platform
9 3 (0.61%) Mimecast
10 2 (0.41%) GitHub
11 1 (0.20%) Azure Active Directory
11 1 (0.20%) Google App Engine
11 1 (0.20%) OneDrive
Communications & Networking
1 41 (8.40%) Firewall
2 24 (4.92%) SAN
3 21 (4.30%) WAN
4 20 (4.10%) LAN
5 17 (3.48%) Network Security
6 14 (2.87%) Internet
7 13 (2.66%) VoIP
8 12 (2.46%) IPsec
9 11 (2.25%) SSL
10 9 (1.84%) Skype
10 9 (1.84%) VPN
11 7 (1.43%) Intrusion Detection
12 6 (1.23%) NAS
13 5 (1.02%) DNS
14 4 (0.82%) VLAN
14 4 (0.82%) Wireless
15 3 (0.61%) Cisco ASA
15 3 (0.61%) NetScaler
16 2 (0.41%) Cisco Nexus
16 2 (0.41%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 16 (3.28%) SQL Server
2 8 (1.64%) Big Data
3 7 (1.43%) NoSQL
4 5 (1.02%) SAP BW
4 5 (1.02%) SAP HANA
5 3 (0.61%) Hadoop
5 3 (0.61%) MongoDB
Development Applications
1 2 (0.41%) Jenkins
General
1 201 (41.19%) Finance
2 51 (10.45%) Legal
3 50 (10.25%) Retail
4 33 (6.76%) Banking
5 22 (4.51%) Marketing
6 16 (3.28%) Investment Banking
7 12 (2.46%) Law
8 9 (1.84%) Local Government
9 8 (1.64%) Telecoms
10 5 (1.02%) Retail Banking
11 3 (0.61%) Billing
11 3 (0.61%) Games
12 2 (0.41%) Advertising
12 2 (0.41%) Back Office
13 1 (0.20%) Financial Institution
13 1 (0.20%) Manufacturing
13 1 (0.20%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 107 (21.93%) Analyst
2 72 (14.75%) Consultant
3 68 (13.93%) Architect
4 59 (12.09%) IT Manager
5 49 (10.04%) IT Analyst
6 39 (7.99%) Security Analyst
7 38 (7.79%) Security Architect
8 34 (6.97%) Security Manager
9 33 (6.76%) Risk Manager
10 29 (5.94%) Security Consultant
11 28 (5.74%) Information Analyst
12 25 (5.12%) Auditor
13 23 (4.71%) Information Security Analyst
13 23 (4.71%) Risk Analyst
14 21 (4.30%) IT Auditor
15 20 (4.10%) Information Manager
15 20 (4.10%) IT Risk Analyst
16 19 (3.89%) Senior Consultant
17 18 (3.69%) Senior Analyst
17 18 (3.69%) Senior Security Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 22 (4.51%) SailPoint
2 6 (1.23%) Middleware
3 5 (1.02%) SAP Fiori
4 4 (0.82%) Web Services
5 3 (0.61%) .NET
6 2 (0.41%) 802.1X
6 2 (0.41%) Java EE
6 2 (0.41%) OLE
6 2 (0.41%) SAML
7 1 (0.20%) ASP.NET
Miscellaneous
1 109 (22.34%) Management Information System
2 56 (11.48%) Analytical Skills
3 29 (5.94%) Computer Science
4 24 (4.92%) Self-Motivation
5 21 (4.30%) Data Centre
6 17 (3.48%) NHS
7 15 (3.07%) Data Protection Act
7 15 (3.07%) FMCG
7 15 (3.07%) Hybrid Cloud
8 13 (2.66%) Public Cloud
9 11 (2.25%) Mobile App
10 9 (1.84%) Cyberthreat
10 9 (1.84%) Enterprise Software
10 9 (1.84%) Internet of Things
11 7 (1.43%) PMI
12 6 (1.23%) Cyber Defence
13 5 (1.02%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
13 5 (1.02%) Fintech
13 5 (1.02%) PKI
14 4 (0.82%) Credit Risk
Operating Systems
1 51 (10.45%) Windows
2 25 (5.12%) Linux
3 21 (4.30%) Unix
4 17 (3.48%) Windows Server
5 12 (2.46%) Windows Server 2003
6 8 (1.64%) Windows 7
7 5 (1.02%) Windows Server 2008
8 4 (0.82%) Mac OS X
8 4 (0.82%) Windows 10
9 2 (0.41%) MVS
9 2 (0.41%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 2 (0.41%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 318 (65.16%) ITIL
2 237 (48.57%) Information Security
3 124 (25.41%) Risk Management
4 117 (23.98%) Stakeholder Management
5 103 (21.11%) Cybersecurity
6 97 (19.88%) PRINCE2
7 83 (17.01%) TOGAF
8 76 (15.57%) Project Management
9 65 (13.32%) Service Management
10 64 (13.11%) Agile Software Development
11 56 (11.48%) Data Protection
12 53 (10.86%) Business Continuity
13 45 (9.22%) IT Audit
13 45 (9.22%) Security Management
14 44 (9.02%) SIEM
15 42 (8.61%) Problem-Solving
15 42 (8.61%) Security Architecture
16 41 (8.40%) Security Monitoring
17 39 (7.99%) IT Governance
18 35 (7.17%) Change Management
Programming Languages
1 11 (2.25%) C
2 6 (1.23%) Python
3 5 (1.02%) SQL
4 1 (0.20%) Perl
4 1 (0.20%) PowerShell
4 1 (0.20%) VB
Qualifications
1 159 (32.58%) CISSP
2 120 (24.59%) CISA
3 112 (22.95%) CISM
4 72 (14.75%) CRISC
5 61 (12.50%) Degree
6 16 (3.28%) ITIL Certification
7 12 (2.46%) Cisco Certification
7 12 (2.46%) GSLC
7 12 (2.46%) PMI Certification
8 9 (1.84%) Computer Science Degree
8 9 (1.84%) ISACA
8 9 (1.84%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
9 8 (1.64%) IISP
9 8 (1.64%) Microsoft Certification
10 7 (1.43%) CESG Certified Professional
10 7 (1.43%) QiCA
11 6 (1.23%) CEH
11 6 (1.23%) PMP
12 5 (1.02%) (ISC)2 CCSP
12 5 (1.02%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 191 (39.14%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 96 (19.67%) GDPR
2 96 (19.67%) PCI DSS
3 37 (7.58%) Sarbanes-Oxley
4 35 (7.17%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
5 16 (3.28%) COSO
6 10 (2.05%) ISO 22301
6 10 (2.05%) ISO 9001
6 10 (2.05%) NIST 800
7 9 (1.84%) HMG Security Policy Framework
8 8 (1.64%) Cyber Essentials
9 5 (1.02%) QA
9 5 (1.02%) SLA
9 5 (1.02%) Solvency II
10 4 (0.82%) ISO 14001
11 3 (0.61%) GPG13
12 2 (0.41%) Basel III
12 2 (0.41%) ISO/IEC 20000
12 2 (0.41%) ISO/IEC 27005
12 2 (0.41%) PMO
System Software
1 28 (5.74%) Active Directory
2 22 (4.51%) VMware Infrastructure
3 11 (2.25%) VMware ESXi
4 7 (1.43%) vCloud
5 5 (1.02%) Hyper-V
6 4 (0.82%) Docker
6 4 (0.82%) KVM
7 3 (0.61%) Virtual Machines
7 3 (0.61%) vSphere
7 3 (0.61%) XenApp
8 2 (0.41%) Terminal Services
8 2 (0.41%) VirtualBox
8 2 (0.41%) Xen
Systems Management
1 18 (3.69%) Nessus
1 18 (3.69%) OpenVAS
1 18 (3.69%) QRadar
2 17 (3.48%) Core Impact
2 17 (3.48%) Nexpose
3 6 (1.23%) RSA enVision
4 4 (0.82%) Nmap
4 4 (0.82%) RSA Archer
4 4 (0.82%) RSA Security Analytics
4 4 (0.82%) Single Sign-On
4 4 (0.82%) WSUS
5 3 (0.61%) PowerBroker
6 2 (0.41%) Ansible
6 2 (0.41%) HP Fortify
7 1 (0.20%) Host Intrusion Detection System
7 1 (0.20%) McAfee ePO
7 1 (0.20%) NetBackup
7 1 (0.20%) Network Intrusion Detection System
7 1 (0.20%) SCCM
7 1 (0.20%) SCOM
Vendors
1 32 (6.56%) Microsoft
2 31 (6.35%) ArcSight
3 30 (6.15%) Splunk
3 30 (6.15%) VMware
4 28 (5.74%) LogRhythm
5 22 (4.51%) Qualys
6 19 (3.89%) SolarWinds
7 18 (3.69%) AlienVault
8 17 (3.48%) Bomgar
8 17 (3.48%) CyberArk
9 16 (3.28%) Aveksa
9 16 (3.28%) Cisco
10 12 (2.46%) SAP
11 10 (2.05%) Google
11 10 (2.05%) WorldPay
12 9 (1.84%) iManage
12 9 (1.84%) Juniper
13 7 (1.43%) IBM
14 5 (1.02%) Citrix
14 5 (1.02%) Rackspace