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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 3 July 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
3 Jul 2022
Same period 2021 Same period 2020
Rank 868 702 609
Rank change year-on-year -166 -93 +125
Permanent jobs citing COBIT 305 229 214
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in England 0.20% 0.24% 0.29%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 1.17% 1.78% 2.26%
Number of salaries quoted 216 176 172
10th Percentile £38,750 £35,000 £41,250
25th Percentile £48,750 £42,688 £50,000
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £65,000 £60,000 £67,500
Median % change year-on-year +8.33% -11.11% +3.85%
75th Percentile £80,000 £68,750 £82,500
90th Percentile £85,000 £77,500 £93,750
UK median annual salary £60,000 £60,000 £70,000
% change year-on-year - -14.29% +7.69%

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 26,019 12,856 9,478
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in England 17.23% 13.45% 12.98%
Number of salaries quoted 12,411 8,450 7,421
10th Percentile £31,250 £31,250 £30,750
25th Percentile £41,250 £41,250 £40,000
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £55,000 £55,000 £55,000
Median % change year-on-year - - +10.00%
75th Percentile £73,750 £72,500 £71,250
90th Percentile £90,000 £87,500 £85,000
UK median annual salary £55,000 £53,500 £52,500
% change year-on-year +2.80% +1.90% +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 3 July 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 3 July 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 -206 148 £65,000 +4.00% 15
South East -14 91 £60,000 -4.00% 3
North of England -57 32 £58,750 +9.30% 3
North West -46 25 £80,000 +96.32% 1
West Midlands -65 22 £67,000 +30.10% 4
Midlands -69 22 £67,000 +27.62% 4
South West -31 15 £67,500 +50.00%
Yorkshire -54 4 £53,750 -17.31% 1
North East -13 3 £35,000 -53.33% 1
East of England -106 3 £90,000 +46.94% 1
COBIT
UK

For the 6 months to 3 July 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.

1 159 (52.13%) ITIL
2 133 (43.61%) Finance
3 118 (38.69%) Social Skills
4 115 (37.70%) Information Security
5 113 (37.05%) ISO/IEC 27001
6 99 (32.46%) CISSP
7 82 (26.89%) NIST
8 79 (25.90%) CISM
9 74 (24.26%) Continuous Improvement
10 69 (22.62%) Risk Management
11 67 (21.97%) Management Information System
12 65 (21.31%) Cybersecurity
13 59 (19.34%) IT Audit
13 59 (19.34%) CISA
14 56 (18.36%) Project Management
15 52 (17.05%) DevOps
16 49 (16.07%) Degree
17 46 (15.08%) IT Governance
17 46 (15.08%) Sarbanes-Oxley
18 44 (14.43%) GRC
19 43 (14.10%) TOGAF
20 41 (13.44%) Agile
21 38 (12.46%) Business Continuity
21 38 (12.46%) Risk Analysis
22 36 (11.80%) Security Management
23 35 (11.48%) Service Management
23 35 (11.48%) Internal Audit
24 32 (10.49%) Data Protection
25 31 (10.16%) Influencing Skills
26 30 (9.84%) ITSM

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 6 (1.97%) Drupal
2 4 (1.31%) Oracle SOA Suite
Applications
1 10 (3.28%) Microsoft Excel
2 9 (2.95%) Microsoft PowerPoint
3 6 (1.97%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 4 (1.31%) Oracle EBS
1 4 (1.31%) SAP PLM
2 3 (0.98%) Dynamics CRM
3 1 (0.33%) Magento
3 1 (0.33%) SAP CRM
Cloud Services
1 19 (6.23%) Azure
2 12 (3.93%) SaaS
3 11 (3.61%) Microsoft 365
4 8 (2.62%) Azure Active Directory
5 7 (2.30%) AWS
6 5 (1.64%) GCP
6 5 (1.64%) IaaS
6 5 (1.64%) PaaS
7 4 (1.31%) Salesforce Commerce Cloud
8 3 (0.98%) Dynamics 365
9 1 (0.33%) Adobe Analytics
9 1 (0.33%) Force.com
9 1 (0.33%) Power Platform
9 1 (0.33%) SAP Commerce Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 12 (3.93%) Broadband
2 9 (2.95%) Firewall
2 9 (2.95%) Intranet
3 6 (1.97%) Cisco IOS
3 6 (1.97%) Network Security
4 3 (0.98%) Intrusion Detection
5 2 (0.66%) VPN
6 1 (0.33%) LAN
6 1 (0.33%) WAN
6 1 (0.33%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (2.95%) Big Data
2 5 (1.64%) Data Warehouse
3 4 (1.31%) DB2
3 4 (1.31%) MariaDB
3 4 (1.31%) MySQL
3 4 (1.31%) Oracle Exadata
4 1 (0.33%) BusinessObjects
4 1 (0.33%) Data Lake
4 1 (0.33%) Data Mart
4 1 (0.33%) NoSQL
4 1 (0.33%) Power BI
4 1 (0.33%) RDBMS
4 1 (0.33%) Relational Database
4 1 (0.33%) SQL Server
4 1 (0.33%) SQL Server Analysis Services
4 1 (0.33%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 1 (0.33%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 1 (0.33%) Tableau
Development Applications
1 4 (1.31%) ERwin
1 4 (1.31%) Git (software)
1 4 (1.31%) Jenkins
1 4 (1.31%) Maven
2 1 (0.33%) SonarQube
General
1 133 (43.61%) Finance
2 118 (38.69%) Social Skills
3 31 (10.16%) Influencing Skills
4 26 (8.52%) Pharmaceutical
4 26 (8.52%) Retail
5 20 (6.56%) Banking
6 19 (6.23%) Analytical Skills
7 18 (5.90%) Legal
8 12 (3.93%) Local Government
8 12 (3.93%) Military
9 11 (3.61%) Organisational Skills
10 9 (2.95%) Law
11 8 (2.62%) Presentation Skills
11 8 (2.62%) Public Sector
12 6 (1.97%) Marketing
13 4 (1.31%) Advertising
13 4 (1.31%) Financial Institution
13 4 (1.31%) International Banking
14 3 (0.98%) Publishing
14 3 (0.98%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 50 (16.39%) Analyst
2 46 (15.08%) IT Manager
3 44 (14.43%) Security Manager
4 42 (13.77%) IT Analyst
5 38 (12.46%) Auditor
5 38 (12.46%) IT Auditor
6 32 (10.49%) Architect
7 31 (10.16%) Senior Auditor
7 31 (10.16%) Senior IT Auditor
8 27 (8.85%) Senior Manager
9 22 (7.21%) IT Services Manager
9 22 (7.21%) Security Analyst
10 20 (6.56%) IT Risk Analyst
10 20 (6.56%) Risk Analyst
11 19 (6.23%) Information Manager
11 19 (6.23%) Information Security Manager
12 18 (5.90%) IT Security Analyst
12 18 (5.90%) Solutions Architect
13 16 (5.25%) IT Security Officer
13 16 (5.25%) Security Officer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (1.31%) LDAP
1 4 (1.31%) OAuth
1 4 (1.31%) OpenID
1 4 (1.31%) SailPoint
1 4 (1.31%) SAML
2 3 (0.98%) Middleware
3 2 (0.66%) Azure Blueprints
3 2 (0.66%) Node.js
3 2 (0.66%) Web Services
4 1 (0.33%) .NET
4 1 (0.33%) ASP.NET
4 1 (0.33%) COM
4 1 (0.33%) EDI
4 1 (0.33%) Elastic Stack
4 1 (0.33%) Lightning Web Components
Miscellaneous
1 67 (21.97%) Management Information System
2 26 (8.52%) Biotechnology
3 22 (7.21%) Enterprise Software
4 14 (4.59%) Virtual Team
5 10 (3.28%) PMI
6 9 (2.95%) User Experience
7 5 (1.64%) CESG
7 5 (1.64%) IoT
8 4 (1.31%) Cloud Native
8 4 (1.31%) Cyberattack
8 4 (1.31%) FMCG
8 4 (1.31%) Legacy Systems
8 4 (1.31%) Life Science
8 4 (1.31%) Self-Motivation
9 3 (0.98%) Mobile App
10 2 (0.66%) Cyberthreat
10 2 (0.66%) Data Protection Act
10 2 (0.66%) Industry 4.0
10 2 (0.66%) Private Cloud
10 2 (0.66%) Public Cloud
Operating Systems
1 14 (4.59%) Windows
2 6 (1.97%) Windows 10
3 3 (0.98%) Windows Server
4 2 (0.66%) Linux
5 1 (0.33%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 159 (52.13%) ITIL
2 115 (37.70%) Information Security
3 74 (24.26%) Continuous Improvement
4 69 (22.62%) Risk Management
5 65 (21.31%) Cybersecurity
6 59 (19.34%) IT Audit
7 56 (18.36%) Project Management
8 52 (17.05%) DevOps
9 46 (15.08%) IT Governance
10 43 (14.10%) TOGAF
11 41 (13.44%) Agile
12 38 (12.46%) Business Continuity
12 38 (12.46%) Risk Analysis
13 36 (11.80%) Security Management
14 35 (11.48%) Internal Audit
14 35 (11.48%) Service Management
15 32 (10.49%) Data Protection
16 30 (9.84%) ITSM
17 29 (9.51%) Service Delivery
17 29 (9.51%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 7 (2.30%) C
2 6 (1.97%) SQL
3 3 (0.98%) Bash
3 3 (0.98%) Perl
3 3 (0.98%) Python
4 2 (0.66%) Java
4 2 (0.66%) PHP
4 2 (0.66%) Ruby
5 1 (0.33%) C++
5 1 (0.33%) Prolog
5 1 (0.33%) R
Qualifications
1 99 (32.46%) CISSP
2 79 (25.90%) CISM
3 59 (19.34%) CISA
4 49 (16.07%) Degree
5 30 (9.84%) Security Cleared
6 27 (8.85%) CRISC
7 25 (8.20%) CASP
7 25 (8.20%) CompTIA CySA+
8 23 (7.54%) SSCP
9 19 (6.23%) CCSK
10 18 (5.90%) SC Cleared
11 17 (5.57%) (ISC)2 CCSP
11 17 (5.57%) CCSP
11 17 (5.57%) CESG Certified Professional
11 17 (5.57%) Cisco Certification
11 17 (5.57%) CompTIA Security+
12 12 (3.93%) PMI Certification
13 7 (2.30%) CISMP
14 6 (1.97%) CGEIT
14 6 (1.97%) GIAC
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 113 (37.05%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 82 (26.89%) NIST
3 46 (15.08%) Sarbanes-Oxley
4 44 (14.43%) GRC
5 27 (8.85%) COSO
5 27 (8.85%) GDPR
6 22 (7.21%) SOC 2
7 21 (6.89%) ITGC
8 20 (6.56%) SLA
9 19 (6.23%) SOC 1
10 17 (5.57%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
11 12 (3.93%) Cyber Essentials
12 8 (2.62%) IASME
12 8 (2.62%) NCSC
12 8 (2.62%) PCI DSS
12 8 (2.62%) Solvency II
13 5 (1.64%) ISO/IEC 20000
13 5 (1.64%) PMO
14 4 (1.31%) NIST 800
15 3 (0.98%) HIPAA
System Software
1 11 (3.61%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 8 (2.62%) RSA Archer
2 6 (1.97%) SCCM
3 4 (1.31%) CA Single Sign-On
3 4 (1.31%) CASB
3 4 (1.31%) Single Sign-On
4 2 (0.66%) Microsoft Intune
5 1 (0.33%) Kubernetes
5 1 (0.33%) Puppet
Vendors
1 18 (5.90%) Microsoft
2 11 (3.61%) Cisco
3 10 (3.28%) SAP
4 9 (2.95%) Oracle
5 8 (2.62%) Apple
6 7 (2.30%) Salesforce.com
6 7 (2.30%) Sun
7 6 (1.97%) ServiceNow
8 5 (1.64%) ForgeRock
9 4 (1.31%) BiZZdesign
9 4 (1.31%) MuleSoft
9 4 (1.31%) Okta
9 4 (1.31%) OneLogin
9 4 (1.31%) SEEBURGER
9 4 (1.31%) Sparx
10 2 (0.66%) Adobe
10 2 (0.66%) CyberArk
11 1 (0.33%) CA
11 1 (0.33%) Fujitsu
11 1 (0.33%) Unisys