Period
to 20 August 2017

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 20 August 2017 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
20 Aug 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 760 614 716
Rank change year-on-year -146 +102 +37
Permanent jobs citing COBIT 400 730 628
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in England 0.24% 0.39% 0.31%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 1.97% 2.97% 2.38%
Number of salaries quoted 333 604 518
England median annual salary £67,500 £62,500 £65,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +8.00% -3.85% +13.04%
10th Percentile £42,500 £40,000 £42,500
90th Percentile £93,500 £87,500 £87,500
UK median annual salary £66,000 £62,500 £65,000
% change year-on-year +5.60% -3.85% +13.04%

COBIT is in the quality assurance and compliance skills category. The next 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 and compliance skills.

Quality Assurance & Compliance Skills
England
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for quality assurance and compliance skills 20266 24555 26386
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in England 12.28% 13.22% 12.95%
Number of salaries quoted 15250 19648 20920
England median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +11.11% -
10th Percentile £27,250 £27,500 £26,250
90th Percentile £77,500 £77,500 £75,000
UK median annual salary £48,500 £48,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year - +7.78% -

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 20 August 2017.

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 20 August 2017. 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 -36 255 £70,000 - 11
South East -8 49 £60,000 +3.45% 7
South West -17 33 £60,000 -7.69% 2
North of England -49 33 £64,250 +25.98% 9
North West -16 26 £70,000 +7.69% 7
West Midlands -10 21 £60,000 - 1
Midlands -20 21 £60,000 - 1
East of England -31 13 £60,000 +9.09%
Yorkshire -19 7 £55,000 +7.84% 2
COBIT
UK

For the 6 months to 20 August 2017, IT jobs citing COBIT also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the England region with a requirement for COBIT.

1 276 (69.00%) ITIL
2 206 (51.50%) Finance
3 196 (49.00%) Information Security
4 187 (46.75%) CISSP
5 138 (34.50%) CISM
6 136 (34.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
7 130 (32.50%) Management Information System
8 127 (31.75%) Risk Management
9 102 (25.50%) CISA
10 99 (24.75%) Agile Software Development
11 87 (21.75%) TOGAF
12 71 (17.75%) Security Architecture
13 69 (17.25%) Microsoft
13 69 (17.25%) Degree
14 64 (16.00%) PRINCE2
15 60 (15.00%) Stakeholder Management
16 59 (14.75%) CRISC
17 57 (14.25%) PCI DSS
18 56 (14.00%) Banking
19 55 (13.75%) IT Strategy
20 51 (12.75%) Data Protection
21 50 (12.50%) Cybersecurity
22 48 (12.00%) Project Management
23 46 (11.50%) GDPR
24 42 (10.50%) Service Delivery
24 42 (10.50%) Security Management
24 42 (10.50%) Continuous Improvement
25 39 (9.75%) Windows
25 39 (9.75%) IT Audit
26 37 (9.25%) ISMS

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 16 (4.00%) IIS
2 14 (3.50%) Oracle SOA Suite
3 11 (2.75%) SharePoint
4 8 (2.00%) MS Exchange
4 8 (2.00%) OpenStack
4 8 (2.00%) WebSphere
5 5 (1.25%) Apache
6 3 (0.75%) SharePoint 2010
7 2 (0.50%) BizTalk Server
Applications
1 26 (6.50%) Microsoft Excel
2 25 (6.25%) Microsoft PowerPoint
3 12 (3.00%) Microsoft Office
4 3 (0.75%) Maya
5 2 (0.50%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 9 (2.25%) Oracle Applications
2 4 (1.00%) SAP CRM
3 2 (0.50%) Remedy ITSM
3 2 (0.50%) Salesforce.com CRM
4 1 (0.25%) assyst
4 1 (0.25%) SAP GRC
Cloud Services
1 31 (7.75%) Microsoft Azure
2 27 (6.75%) Amazon AWS
3 8 (2.00%) IBM Cloud
4 7 (1.75%) Cloud Computing
5 5 (1.25%) AWS CloudFormation
5 5 (1.25%) Google Cloud Platform
5 5 (1.25%) Virtual Private Cloud
6 4 (1.00%) Office 365
7 3 (0.75%) SaaS
8 2 (0.50%) Mimecast
9 1 (0.25%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 32 (8.00%) Firewall
2 24 (6.00%) Network Security
3 15 (3.75%) HTTP
3 15 (3.75%) SMTP
4 14 (3.50%) DNS
5 11 (2.75%) VPN
6 10 (2.50%) Cisco ASA
7 9 (2.25%) TCP/IP
7 9 (2.25%) WAN
8 8 (2.00%) SSH
9 7 (1.75%) BGP
9 7 (1.75%) Cisco Nexus
9 7 (1.75%) EIGRP
9 7 (1.75%) FTP
9 7 (1.75%) HTTPS
9 7 (1.75%) IGRP
9 7 (1.75%) IPsec
9 7 (1.75%) OSPF
9 7 (1.75%) VLAN
9 7 (1.75%) VXLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 29 (7.25%) Big Data
2 16 (4.00%) SQL Server
3 5 (1.25%) MySQL
3 5 (1.25%) NoSQL
4 4 (1.00%) Relational Database
5 3 (0.75%) SQL Server 2012
5 3 (0.75%) SQL Server 2014
5 3 (0.75%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 3 (0.75%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 3 (0.75%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 2 (0.50%) BusinessObjects
6 2 (0.50%) Data Warehouse
6 2 (0.50%) GIS
6 2 (0.50%) SAP BW
7 1 (0.25%) Data Lake
Development Applications
1 10 (2.50%) Jenkins
2 6 (1.50%) AppScan
3 4 (1.00%) HP UFT
3 4 (1.00%) Rational Functional Tester
3 4 (1.00%) Selenium
3 4 (1.00%) SilkTest
General
1 206 (51.50%) Finance
2 56 (14.00%) Banking
3 26 (6.50%) Retail
4 24 (6.00%) Local Government
5 23 (5.75%) Legal
6 16 (4.00%) Private Banking
7 11 (2.75%) Marketing
8 10 (2.50%) Law
8 10 (2.50%) Manufacturing
9 7 (1.75%) Telecoms
10 5 (1.25%) Investment Banking
11 4 (1.00%) Digital Economy
12 3 (0.75%) Advertising
12 3 (0.75%) Retail Banking
13 2 (0.50%) Billing
13 2 (0.50%) Electronics
13 2 (0.50%) Financial Institution
14 1 (0.25%) Corporate Banking
14 1 (0.25%) International Banking
14 1 (0.25%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 74 (18.50%) Analyst
1 74 (18.50%) Architect
2 70 (17.50%) Consultant
3 43 (10.75%) Security Analyst
4 34 (8.50%) IT Manager
4 34 (8.50%) Security Consultant
5 32 (8.00%) Risk Manager
6 28 (7.00%) Security Manager
7 26 (6.50%) IT Analyst
8 25 (6.25%) Solutions Architect
9 24 (6.00%) Enterprise Architect
10 19 (4.75%) Information Manager
10 19 (4.75%) IT Risk Manager
10 19 (4.75%) Risk Analyst
10 19 (4.75%) Security Architect
10 19 (4.75%) Senior Manager
11 18 (4.50%) Senior Architect
11 18 (4.50%) Senior Enterprise Architect
12 16 (4.00%) Principal Architect
12 16 (4.00%) Principal Enterprise Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 25 (6.25%) .NET
2 15 (3.75%) Web Services
3 14 (3.50%) XML
4 10 (2.50%) Java EE
5 9 (2.25%) HTML
6 8 (2.00%) ASP.NET
6 8 (2.00%) MSMQ
6 8 (2.00%) WebSphere MQ
7 6 (1.50%) J2EE
8 5 (1.25%) ASP.NET MVC
8 5 (1.25%) boto
8 5 (1.25%) CSS
8 5 (1.25%) JSP
8 5 (1.25%) XSL
9 4 (1.00%) OAuth
9 4 (1.00%) OAuth2
9 4 (1.00%) SAML
9 4 (1.00%) SOAP
9 4 (1.00%) XBRL
10 3 (0.75%) SailPoint
Miscellaneous
1 130 (32.50%) Management Information System
2 31 (7.75%) Analytical Skills
3 20 (5.00%) Computer Science
4 19 (4.75%) Virtual Team
5 13 (3.25%) Data Protection Act
6 12 (3.00%) Enterprise Software
7 10 (2.50%) Data Centre
7 10 (2.50%) Life Science
8 7 (1.75%) Hedge funds
8 7 (1.75%) Mainframe
9 5 (1.25%) Blog
9 5 (1.25%) Hybrid Cloud
10 4 (1.00%) Social Media
11 3 (0.75%) CESG
11 3 (0.75%) Cyberthreat
11 3 (0.75%) Fintech
11 3 (0.75%) PMI
12 2 (0.50%) AS400
12 2 (0.50%) NHS
12 2 (0.50%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 39 (9.75%) Windows
2 27 (6.75%) Linux
3 22 (5.50%) Unix
4 8 (2.00%) Android
4 8 (2.00%) Apple iOS
4 8 (2.00%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 276 (69.00%) ITIL
2 196 (49.00%) Information Security
3 127 (31.75%) Risk Management
4 99 (24.75%) Agile Software Development
5 87 (21.75%) TOGAF
6 71 (17.75%) Security Architecture
7 64 (16.00%) PRINCE2
8 60 (15.00%) Stakeholder Management
9 55 (13.75%) IT Strategy
10 51 (12.75%) Data Protection
11 50 (12.50%) Cybersecurity
12 48 (12.00%) Project Management
13 42 (10.50%) Continuous Improvement
13 42 (10.50%) Security Management
13 42 (10.50%) Service Delivery
14 39 (9.75%) IT Audit
15 37 (9.25%) ISMS
16 36 (9.00%) SFIA
17 35 (8.75%) Risk Assessment
18 34 (8.50%) Service Management
Programming Languages
1 31 (7.75%) C
2 24 (6.00%) SQL
3 20 (5.00%) Python
4 19 (4.75%) PowerShell
5 12 (3.00%) Java
6 9 (2.25%) VB.NET
7 6 (1.50%) PHP
8 5 (1.25%) C#
8 5 (1.25%) C++
8 5 (1.25%) JavaScript
8 5 (1.25%) Objective-C
8 5 (1.25%) Perl
8 5 (1.25%) Ruby
8 5 (1.25%) VB
Qualifications
1 187 (46.75%) CISSP
2 138 (34.50%) CISM
3 102 (25.50%) CISA
4 69 (17.25%) Degree
5 59 (14.75%) CRISC
6 32 (8.00%) Security Cleared
7 26 (6.50%) SANS
8 24 (6.00%) DV Cleared
9 17 (4.25%) Cisco Certification
10 11 (2.75%) ITIL Certification
11 9 (2.25%) (ISC)2 CCSP
11 9 (2.25%) CCSP
11 9 (2.25%) ISACA
11 9 (2.25%) Microsoft Certification
11 9 (2.25%) PCI QSA
12 8 (2.00%) A+ Certification
12 8 (2.00%) MCTS
12 8 (2.00%) Network+ Certification
12 8 (2.00%) PMI Certification
12 8 (2.00%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 136 (34.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 57 (14.25%) PCI DSS
3 46 (11.50%) GDPR
4 33 (8.25%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
5 24 (6.00%) Sarbanes-Oxley
6 17 (4.25%) QA
7 16 (4.00%) COSO
8 12 (3.00%) ISO/IEC 27005
9 10 (2.50%) BS25999
10 9 (2.25%) Cyber Essentials
10 9 (2.25%) ISO/IEC 20000
10 9 (2.25%) NIST 800
11 8 (2.00%) ISO 31000
12 7 (1.75%) PMO
13 5 (1.25%) HIPAA
13 5 (1.25%) HMG Security Policy Framework
13 5 (1.25%) Val IT
14 4 (1.00%) GCP
14 4 (1.00%) ISO 22301
15 3 (0.75%) SSAE 16
System Software
1 22 (5.50%) Active Directory
2 12 (3.00%) VMware Infrastructure
3 5 (1.25%) Docker
4 2 (0.50%) KVM
4 2 (0.50%) RACF
Systems Management
1 10 (2.50%) Ansible
1 10 (2.50%) Puppet
2 9 (2.25%) Nessus
3 8 (2.00%) SCCM
4 6 (1.50%) CSIRT
5 5 (1.25%) Kubernetes
5 5 (1.25%) Opscode Chef
6 1 (0.25%) Tivoli
Vendors
1 69 (17.25%) Microsoft
2 28 (7.00%) Oracle
3 27 (6.75%) IBM
4 19 (4.75%) Cognizant
5 13 (3.25%) Cisco
5 13 (3.25%) SAP
5 13 (3.25%) VMware
6 11 (2.75%) CheckPoint
6 11 (2.75%) CyberArk
6 11 (2.75%) Qualys
7 10 (2.50%) Citrix
8 9 (2.25%) Juniper
8 9 (2.25%) ServiceNow
9 8 (2.00%) Google
9 8 (2.00%) HP
10 7 (1.75%) F5
11 6 (1.50%) Apple
12 5 (1.25%) Xamarin
12 5 (1.25%) XebiaLabs
13 3 (0.75%) ArcSight