Period
to 17 April 2021

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 17 April 2021 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
17 Apr 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 653 668 738
Rank change year-on-year +15 +70 -46
Permanent jobs citing COBIT 164 291 362
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in England 0.22% 0.28% 0.26%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 1.82% 2.27% 1.84%
Number of salaries quoted 127 241 266
10th Percentile £35,000 £38,700 £37,125
25th Percentile £46,250 £49,000 £45,164
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £62,500 £62,500 £57,500
Median % change year-on-year - +8.70% -10.16%
75th Percentile £73,125 £80,000 £83,750
90th Percentile £82,500 £93,750 £94,375
UK median annual salary £62,500 £65,000 £59,500
% change year-on-year -3.85% +9.24% -8.46%

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 9,027 12,798 19,634
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in England 12.06% 12.49% 14.25%
Number of salaries quoted 6,564 10,030 14,524
10th Percentile £31,250 £29,000 £28,000
25th Percentile £41,250 £37,500 £37,500
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £55,000 £52,500 £50,000
Median % change year-on-year +4.76% +5.00% -
75th Percentile £70,000 £70,000 £67,500
90th Percentile £85,000 £85,000 £82,500
UK median annual salary £52,500 £52,500 £50,000
% change year-on-year - +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 17 April 2021.

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 17 April 2021. 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 +76 87 £65,000 -10.34% 14
Midlands +38 31 £49,500 -23.85% 2
West Midlands +6 28 £49,000 -24.62% 2
East of England +47 20 £62,500 +22.55% 1
South East +30 14 £66,500 +10.83% 7
South West +3 6 £67,500 +58.82% 3
North of England +29 5 £42,500 -20.86% 4
North West +28 3 £42,500 -18.03% 4
East Midlands +20 2 £76,250 +22.98%
North East +16 1 £75,000 +15.38%
Yorkshire -6 1 £40,000 -50.00%
COBIT
UK

For the 6 months to 17 April 2021, 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.

1 131 (79.88%) ITIL
2 80 (48.78%) Information Security
3 67 (40.85%) Finance
3 67 (40.85%) CISSP
4 62 (37.80%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 59 (35.98%) NIST
6 58 (35.37%) Risk Management
7 51 (31.10%) Microsoft
8 49 (29.88%) CISA
8 49 (29.88%) CISM
9 46 (28.05%) Cybersecurity
10 41 (25.00%) Management Information System
11 38 (23.17%) Agile Software Development
12 37 (22.56%) Service Delivery
13 35 (21.34%) ServiceNow
14 30 (18.29%) Firewall
15 29 (17.68%) Azure
16 28 (17.07%) Internal Audit
16 28 (17.07%) GRC
17 26 (15.85%) GDPR
17 26 (15.85%) ITSM
18 25 (15.24%) Change Management
19 24 (14.63%) PCI DSS
19 24 (14.63%) Microsoft 365
20 23 (14.02%) Middleware
21 21 (12.80%) TOGAF
21 21 (12.80%) Cyberthreat
21 21 (12.80%) Contract Negotiation
22 20 (12.20%) Problem-Solving
22 20 (12.20%) Problem 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 15 (9.15%) Skype for Business
2 2 (1.22%) SAS
3 1 (0.61%) IIS
3 1 (0.61%) Tomcat
3 1 (0.61%) WebSphere
Applications
1 17 (10.37%) Microsoft Excel
1 17 (10.37%) Microsoft PowerPoint
2 15 (9.15%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 2 (1.22%) Sentinel
2 1 (0.61%) Remedy ITSM
2 1 (0.61%) SAP GTS
2 1 (0.61%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 29 (17.68%) Azure
2 24 (14.63%) Microsoft 365
3 17 (10.37%) AWS
4 10 (6.10%) Cloud Computing
4 10 (6.10%) SaaS
5 8 (4.88%) IaaS
5 8 (4.88%) PaaS
6 5 (3.05%) GCP
7 4 (2.44%) Serverless
8 2 (1.22%) Azure Active Directory
8 2 (1.22%) BPaaS
8 2 (1.22%) Power Platform
8 2 (1.22%) PowerApps
9 1 (0.61%) IBM Cloud
9 1 (0.61%) Salesforce Sales Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 30 (18.29%) Firewall
2 15 (9.15%) Skype
3 10 (6.10%) Cisco ASA
3 10 (6.10%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
3 10 (6.10%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
4 9 (5.49%) VPN
5 6 (3.66%) Unified Communications
6 5 (3.05%) Intrusion Detection
6 5 (3.05%) LAN
6 5 (3.05%) Network Security
6 5 (3.05%) WAN
7 3 (1.83%) 3G
7 3 (1.83%) 4G
7 3 (1.83%) DWDM
7 3 (1.83%) Ethernet
7 3 (1.83%) MPLS
7 3 (1.83%) SD-WAN
7 3 (1.83%) Software-Defined Networking
7 3 (1.83%) WLAN
8 2 (1.22%) Reverse Proxy
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (5.49%) Data Warehouse
2 5 (3.05%) SQL Server
3 4 (2.44%) Azure SQL Database
4 3 (1.83%) Blockchain
4 3 (1.83%) DB2
5 2 (1.22%) Oracle Database
5 2 (1.22%) Oracle Database 11g
6 1 (0.61%) BusinessObjects
6 1 (0.61%) MongoDB
6 1 (0.61%) MySQL
6 1 (0.61%) NoSQL
6 1 (0.61%) Relational Database
6 1 (0.61%) Tableau
General
1 67 (40.85%) Finance
2 19 (11.59%) Banking
3 11 (6.71%) Legal
4 9 (5.49%) Retail
5 7 (4.27%) Public Sector
6 5 (3.05%) Financial Institution
7 3 (1.83%) Law
7 3 (1.83%) Telecoms
8 2 (1.22%) Advertising
8 2 (1.22%) Investment Banking
9 1 (0.61%) International Banking
9 1 (0.61%) Marketing
9 1 (0.61%) Military
9 1 (0.61%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 37 (22.56%) Analyst
2 21 (12.80%) Consultant
2 21 (12.80%) Service Analyst
3 20 (12.20%) Financial Analyst
3 20 (12.20%) IT Manager
3 20 (12.20%) Security Specialist
4 18 (10.98%) Information Security Specialist
4 18 (10.98%) Information Specialist
5 17 (10.37%) IT Analyst
6 16 (9.76%) Architect
7 15 (9.15%) Security Manager
8 14 (8.54%) Audit Manager
9 13 (7.93%) Security Analyst
10 9 (5.49%) IT Security Manager
11 8 (4.88%) Information Analyst
11 8 (4.88%) Information Assurance Specialist
11 8 (4.88%) Information Security Analyst
12 7 (4.27%) IT Audit Manager
12 7 (4.27%) Security Architect
12 7 (4.27%) Security Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 23 (14.02%) Middleware
2 8 (4.88%) .NET
3 5 (3.05%) Web Services
4 4 (2.44%) .NET Core
4 4 (2.44%) .NET Framework
4 4 (2.44%) RESTful
4 4 (2.44%) SOAP
4 4 (2.44%) XML
5 3 (1.83%) SailPoint
6 2 (1.22%) LDAP
6 2 (1.22%) SAML
Miscellaneous
1 41 (25.00%) Management Information System
2 21 (12.80%) Cyberthreat
3 20 (12.20%) Replication
4 15 (9.15%) Analytical Skills
4 15 (9.15%) User Experience
5 5 (3.05%) PMI
6 4 (2.44%) Enterprise Software
7 2 (1.22%) Cloud Native
7 2 (1.22%) Public Cloud
7 2 (1.22%) SWIFT
8 1 (0.61%) Cyberattack
8 1 (0.61%) Data Centre
8 1 (0.61%) PKI
8 1 (0.61%) Security Operations Centre
Operating Systems
1 16 (9.76%) Linux
2 12 (7.32%) Unix
3 8 (4.88%) Windows
4 4 (2.44%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 4 (2.44%) SUSE
4 4 (2.44%) Windows 10
5 2 (1.22%) AIX
5 2 (1.22%) Android
6 1 (0.61%) Apple iOS
6 1 (0.61%) MVS
Processes & Methodologies
1 131 (79.88%) ITIL
2 80 (48.78%) Information Security
3 58 (35.37%) Risk Management
4 46 (28.05%) Cybersecurity
5 38 (23.17%) Agile Software Development
6 37 (22.56%) Service Delivery
7 28 (17.07%) Internal Audit
8 26 (15.85%) ITSM
9 25 (15.24%) Change Management
10 21 (12.80%) Contract Negotiation
10 21 (12.80%) TOGAF
11 20 (12.20%) Problem Management
11 20 (12.20%) Problem-Solving
12 19 (11.59%) Decision-Making
13 17 (10.37%) Continuous Improvement
13 17 (10.37%) Root Cause Analysis
13 17 (10.37%) Security Operations
13 17 (10.37%) Stakeholder Management
14 16 (9.76%) Identity Access Management
15 15 (9.15%) Conflict Resolution
Programming Languages
1 10 (6.10%) SQL
2 2 (1.22%) PowerShell
3 1 (0.61%) C
3 1 (0.61%) Java
3 1 (0.61%) Python
Qualifications
1 67 (40.85%) CISSP
2 49 (29.88%) CISA
2 49 (29.88%) CISM
3 11 (6.71%) CRISC
3 11 (6.71%) Degree
4 7 (4.27%) TOGAF Certification
5 5 (3.05%) ISO 27001 Lead Auditor
5 5 (3.05%) PMI Certification
6 4 (2.44%) ISSAP
6 4 (2.44%) ISSEP
7 3 (1.83%) CESG Certified Professional
7 3 (1.83%) CGEIT
7 3 (1.83%) CITP
7 3 (1.83%) DV Cleared
7 3 (1.83%) GIAC
7 3 (1.83%) ISO 27001 Lead Implementer
7 3 (1.83%) SANS
7 3 (1.83%) SC Cleared
7 3 (1.83%) Security Cleared
8 2 (1.22%) FFIEC
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 62 (37.80%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 59 (35.98%) NIST
3 28 (17.07%) GRC
4 26 (15.85%) GDPR
5 24 (14.63%) PCI DSS
6 16 (9.76%) Cyber Essentials
7 6 (3.66%) ISO 22301
7 6 (3.66%) ISO 31000
7 6 (3.66%) Sarbanes-Oxley
8 4 (2.44%) BS25999
8 4 (2.44%) COSO
8 4 (2.44%) ISO/IEC 20000
8 4 (2.44%) ITGC
9 3 (1.83%) HMG Security Policy Framework
9 3 (1.83%) ISO/IEC 27005
9 3 (1.83%) NCSC
9 3 (1.83%) NIST 800
9 3 (1.83%) QA
9 3 (1.83%) SLA
9 3 (1.83%) SOC 2
System Software
1 4 (2.44%) Virtual Desktop
1 4 (2.44%) Virtual Machines
2 2 (1.22%) Active Directory
3 1 (0.61%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 15 (9.15%) IBM BigFix
2 3 (1.83%) Cisco CUCM
3 2 (1.22%) Data Guard
3 2 (1.22%) Puppet
4 1 (0.61%) Host Intrusion Detection System
4 1 (0.61%) QRadar
Vendors
1 51 (31.10%) Microsoft
2 35 (21.34%) ServiceNow
3 18 (10.98%) IBM
4 16 (9.76%) Salesforce.com
5 15 (9.15%) Cisco
6 11 (6.71%) Apple
6 11 (6.71%) CheckPoint
7 10 (6.10%) F5
7 10 (6.10%) Zscaler
8 5 (3.05%) Okta
8 5 (3.05%) Oracle
9 4 (2.44%) Citrix
10 2 (1.22%) Google
10 2 (1.22%) SAP
11 1 (0.61%) Brocade
11 1 (0.61%) Huawei
11 1 (0.61%) LogRhythm
11 1 (0.61%) Meraki
11 1 (0.61%) Palo Alto
11 1 (0.61%) Ruckus Wireless