Period
to 15 December 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 15 December 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
15 Dec 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 695 786 641
Rank change year-on-year +91 -145 +57
Permanent jobs citing COBIT 437 409 663
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in England 0.30% 0.24% 0.38%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 2.18% 1.92% 2.95%
Number of salaries quoted 297 331 559
England median annual salary £62,500 £62,500 £65,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - -3.85% +4.00%
10th Percentile £35,750 £36,250 £43,100
90th Percentile £90,000 £97,500 £91,500
UK median annual salary £62,500 £65,000 £62,500
% change year-on-year -3.85% +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 20,039 21,300 22,438
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in England 13.64% 12.67% 12.83%
Number of salaries quoted 15,035 16,170 17,890
England median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £50,000
10th Percentile £28,250 £27,500 £27,500
90th Percentile £80,000 £78,750 £77,500
UK median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £47,500
% change year-on-year - +5.26% -

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 15 December 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 15 December 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 +52 219 £70,000 -3.45% 16
South East +50 92 £60,000 +46.34% 10
Midlands +37 37 £52,500 -8.70% 14
North of England -2 35 £50,000 -5.66% 7
East of England +63 34 £77,500 +11.91% 2
West Midlands +39 25 £47,992 -16.54% 11
North West +5 24 £42,000 +31.25% 7
South West +11 19 £43,250 -33.46% 4
East Midlands +24 12 £77,500 +29.17% 3
Yorkshire +30 9 £53,895 +1.69%
North East -3 2 £45,000 -20.00%
COBIT
UK

For the 6 months to 15 December 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.

1 279 (63.84%) ITIL
2 230 (52.63%) Information Security
3 189 (43.25%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 145 (33.18%) Finance
5 135 (30.89%) CISSP
6 126 (28.83%) Management Information System
7 115 (26.32%) Stakeholder Management
8 95 (21.74%) TOGAF
9 92 (21.05%) CISA
10 91 (20.82%) CISM
11 89 (20.37%) PRINCE2
12 87 (19.91%) Risk Management
12 87 (19.91%) Cybersecurity
13 85 (19.45%) GDPR
14 80 (18.31%) PCI DSS
15 68 (15.56%) Analytical Skills
16 65 (14.87%) CRISC
17 59 (13.50%) Degree
18 58 (13.27%) Legal
19 56 (12.81%) Data Protection
20 54 (12.36%) Project Management
21 52 (11.90%) Service Management
22 50 (11.44%) Security Management
23 49 (11.21%) Problem-Solving
24 48 (10.98%) Agile Software Development
25 45 (10.30%) Windows
26 44 (10.07%) Retail
27 42 (9.61%) Security Architecture
28 41 (9.38%) IT Governance
29 40 (9.15%) Change 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 14 (3.20%) SharePoint
2 12 (2.75%) Skype for Business
3 10 (2.29%) Oracle Workflow
4 6 (1.37%) IIS
4 6 (1.37%) MS Exchange
5 3 (0.69%) Exchange Server 2010
5 3 (0.69%) SAS
6 2 (0.46%) Oracle SOA Suite
7 1 (0.23%) OpenStack
Applications
1 7 (1.60%) Microsoft Office
2 6 (1.37%) MS Visio
3 5 (1.14%) Microsoft Excel
4 1 (0.23%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 4 (0.92%) Distributed Ledger
Cloud Services
1 32 (7.32%) SaaS
2 29 (6.64%) Office 365
3 25 (5.72%) Microsoft Azure
3 25 (5.72%) PaaS
4 20 (4.58%) Amazon AWS
5 18 (4.12%) Cloud Computing
6 16 (3.66%) IaaS
7 9 (2.06%) Google Cloud Platform
8 8 (1.83%) BPaaS
9 5 (1.14%) Mimecast
10 3 (0.69%) Azure Active Directory
11 2 (0.46%) GitHub
12 1 (0.23%) Dropbox
12 1 (0.23%) Google App Engine
12 1 (0.23%) OneDrive
Communications & Networking
1 33 (7.55%) Firewall
2 14 (3.20%) LAN
2 14 (3.20%) Network Security
2 14 (3.20%) Skype
2 14 (3.20%) WAN
3 13 (2.97%) SAN
4 11 (2.52%) Internet
5 8 (1.83%) VPN
6 6 (1.37%) DNS
7 5 (1.14%) Intrusion Detection
7 5 (1.14%) VoIP
8 4 (0.92%) IPsec
8 4 (0.92%) Wireless
9 3 (0.69%) DHCP
9 3 (0.69%) NAS
9 3 (0.69%) NetScaler
9 3 (0.69%) SSL
9 3 (0.69%) TCP/IP
10 2 (0.46%) Cisco Nexus
10 2 (0.46%) Unified Communications
Database & Business Intelligence
1 16 (3.66%) Big Data
2 7 (1.60%) SQL Server
3 5 (1.14%) Data Warehouse
3 5 (1.14%) NoSQL
4 3 (0.69%) Hadoop
4 3 (0.69%) MongoDB
5 1 (0.23%) Geospatial Data
Development Applications
1 5 (1.14%) ERwin
2 2 (0.46%) Jenkins
3 1 (0.23%) AppScan
3 1 (0.23%) SonarQube
General
1 145 (33.18%) Finance
2 58 (13.27%) Legal
3 44 (10.07%) Retail
4 35 (8.01%) Banking
5 26 (5.95%) Marketing
6 18 (4.12%) Law
7 17 (3.89%) Telecoms
8 11 (2.52%) Investment Banking
9 9 (2.06%) Local Government
10 6 (1.37%) Retail Banking
11 5 (1.14%) Billing
12 3 (0.69%) Back Office
13 2 (0.46%) Games
14 1 (0.23%) Financial Institution
Job Titles
1 105 (24.03%) Analyst
2 67 (15.33%) Architect
3 62 (14.19%) IT Analyst
4 52 (11.90%) Security Manager
5 47 (10.76%) Consultant
6 45 (10.30%) IT Manager
7 40 (9.15%) Security Analyst
8 33 (7.55%) Information Manager
9 30 (6.86%) Information Analyst
9 30 (6.86%) Information Security Manager
10 26 (5.95%) Risk Manager
11 25 (5.72%) Governance Analyst
11 25 (5.72%) Information Security Analyst
12 24 (5.49%) Security Architect
13 23 (5.26%) Risk Analyst
14 21 (4.81%) Enterprise Architect
14 21 (4.81%) Security Consultant
15 19 (4.35%) Auditor
15 19 (4.35%) IT Governance Analyst
15 19 (4.35%) IT Risk Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (1.37%) SailPoint
2 5 (1.14%) Web Services
3 3 (0.69%) Middleware
4 2 (0.46%) .NET
4 2 (0.46%) 802.1X
4 2 (0.46%) Java EE
4 2 (0.46%) OLE
4 2 (0.46%) SAML
Miscellaneous
1 126 (28.83%) Management Information System
2 68 (15.56%) Analytical Skills
3 28 (6.41%) Self-Motivation
4 23 (5.26%) Cyberthreat
5 22 (5.03%) Hybrid Cloud
6 14 (3.20%) Data Centre
6 14 (3.20%) NHS
7 13 (2.97%) FMCG
8 10 (2.29%) Enterprise Software
9 9 (2.06%) Mobile App
9 9 (2.06%) PMI
10 8 (1.83%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
11 7 (1.60%) PKI
12 6 (1.37%) Data Protection Act
12 6 (1.37%) Internet of Things
13 5 (1.14%) Cyber Defence
14 4 (0.92%) Fintech
14 4 (0.92%) Online Banking
14 4 (0.92%) Public Cloud
14 4 (0.92%) Robotics
Operating Systems
1 45 (10.30%) Windows
2 25 (5.72%) Linux
3 23 (5.26%) Unix
4 10 (2.29%) Windows 7
5 7 (1.60%) Windows Server
5 7 (1.60%) Windows Server 2008
6 6 (1.37%) Windows 10
7 5 (1.14%) Windows Server 2003
8 4 (0.92%) Mac OS X
9 3 (0.69%) Windows Server 2012
10 2 (0.46%) MVS
10 2 (0.46%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 279 (63.84%) ITIL
2 230 (52.63%) Information Security
3 115 (26.32%) Stakeholder Management
4 95 (21.74%) TOGAF
5 89 (20.37%) PRINCE2
6 87 (19.91%) Cybersecurity
6 87 (19.91%) Risk Management
7 56 (12.81%) Data Protection
8 54 (12.36%) Project Management
9 52 (11.90%) Service Management
10 50 (11.44%) Security Management
11 49 (11.21%) Problem-Solving
12 48 (10.98%) Agile Software Development
13 42 (9.61%) Security Architecture
14 41 (9.38%) IT Governance
15 40 (9.15%) Change Management
16 38 (8.70%) SIEM
17 36 (8.24%) Continuous Improvement
17 36 (8.24%) Penetration Testing
18 35 (8.01%) Business Continuity
Programming Languages
1 10 (2.29%) C
2 8 (1.83%) SQL
3 5 (1.14%) Python
Qualifications
1 135 (30.89%) CISSP
2 92 (21.05%) CISA
3 91 (20.82%) CISM
4 65 (14.87%) CRISC
5 59 (13.50%) Degree
6 17 (3.89%) Computer Science Degree
7 14 (3.20%) ITIL Certification
8 11 (2.52%) ISACA
8 11 (2.52%) PMI Certification
9 10 (2.29%) BPSS Clearance
10 9 (2.06%) Microsoft Certification
10 9 (2.06%) SANS
10 9 (2.06%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
11 7 (1.60%) CESG Certified Professional
11 7 (1.60%) GIAC
12 6 (1.37%) GSLC
12 6 (1.37%) TOGAF Certification
13 5 (1.14%) ISSAP
13 5 (1.14%) Security Cleared
14 4 (0.92%) CEH
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 189 (43.25%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 85 (19.45%) GDPR
3 80 (18.31%) PCI DSS
4 29 (6.64%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
5 18 (4.12%) Sarbanes-Oxley
6 15 (3.43%) COSO
7 13 (2.97%) ISO 9001
8 11 (2.52%) QA
9 10 (2.29%) BS7799
9 10 (2.29%) ISO 22301
10 9 (2.06%) NIST 800
11 6 (1.37%) Cyber Essentials
11 6 (1.37%) HMG Security Policy Framework
12 5 (1.14%) Data Quality
13 4 (0.92%) PMO
14 3 (0.69%) SLA
15 2 (0.46%) Basel III
15 2 (0.46%) Solvency II
16 1 (0.23%) GPG13
16 1 (0.23%) ISO 14001
System Software
1 20 (4.58%) Active Directory
2 17 (3.89%) VMware Infrastructure
3 5 (1.14%) vSphere
3 5 (1.14%) XenApp
4 4 (0.92%) Docker
4 4 (0.92%) VMware ESXi
5 3 (0.69%) vCloud
6 2 (0.46%) Hyper-V
6 2 (0.46%) Terminal Services
6 2 (0.46%) VirtualBox
6 2 (0.46%) Xen
7 1 (0.23%) KVM
7 1 (0.23%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 7 (1.60%) QRadar
2 6 (1.37%) Core Impact
2 6 (1.37%) Nessus
2 6 (1.37%) Nexpose
2 6 (1.37%) OpenVAS
2 6 (1.37%) RSA enVision
3 4 (0.92%) Nmap
3 4 (0.92%) RSA Archer
3 4 (0.92%) WSUS
4 3 (0.69%) NetBackup
4 3 (0.69%) SCCM
4 3 (0.69%) SCOM
4 3 (0.69%) Single Sign-On
5 2 (0.46%) Ansible
5 2 (0.46%) HP Fortify
6 1 (0.23%) Computer Emergency Response Teams
6 1 (0.23%) Host Intrusion Detection System
6 1 (0.23%) McAfee ePO
6 1 (0.23%) Network Intrusion Detection System
Vendors
1 40 (9.15%) Microsoft
2 20 (4.58%) ArcSight
2 20 (4.58%) VMware
3 18 (4.12%) Splunk
4 17 (3.89%) Oracle
5 16 (3.66%) LogRhythm
5 16 (3.66%) WorldPay
6 14 (3.20%) Cisco
7 12 (2.75%) iManage
8 10 (2.29%) Google
8 10 (2.29%) Qualys
9 9 (2.06%) Juniper
10 7 (1.60%) Citrix
10 7 (1.60%) IBM
10 7 (1.60%) SAP
11 6 (1.37%) Bomgar
11 6 (1.37%) CyberArk
11 6 (1.37%) HP
11 6 (1.37%) ServiceNow
11 6 (1.37%) SolarWinds