Period
to 20 October 2020

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 October 2020 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 Oct 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 539 675 696
Rank change year-on-year +136 +21 +118
Permanent jobs citing COBIT 134 392 482
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in England 0.30% 0.31% 0.32%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 2.54% 2.34% 2.38%
Number of salaries quoted 136 316 353
Median annual salary £67,500 £65,000 £62,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +3.85% +4.00% -7.41%
10th Percentile £42,500 £39,750 £37,500
90th Percentile £93,750 £95,000 £92,500
UK median annual salary £67,500 £65,000 £65,000
% change year-on-year +3.85% - -3.70%

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 5,275 16,776 20,213
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in England 11.76% 13.34% 13.27%
Number of salaries quoted 4,189 12,627 15,423
Median annual salary £55,000 £50,000 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +10.00% - -
10th Percentile £31,250 £28,500 £28,684
90th Percentile £87,500 £83,750 £80,000
UK median annual salary £55,000 £50,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year +10.00% - -

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 20 October 2020.

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 October 2020. 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 +146 62 £67,500 -3.57% 5
South East +171 33 £70,000 +3.70% 2
Midlands +105 11 £46,000 -13.12%
West Midlands +86 11 £46,000 -13.12%
North of England +121 9 £42,500 -28.87% 2
South West +117 9 £65,000 +18.18% 4
East of England +115 9 £70,000 +27.27% 2
North West +98 7 £52,500 -
North East +25 2 £42,500 -34.62% 1
COBIT
UK

For the 6 months to 20 October 2020, 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 97 (72.39%) ITIL
2 80 (59.70%) Information Security
3 63 (47.01%) NIST
4 62 (46.27%) Risk Management
5 61 (45.52%) CISSP
6 57 (42.54%) Cybersecurity
7 52 (38.81%) Management Information System
8 47 (35.07%) ISO/IEC 27001
9 43 (32.09%) CISM
10 35 (26.12%) Finance
11 32 (23.88%) Firewall
12 30 (22.39%) Security Management
13 29 (21.64%) Project Management
14 28 (20.90%) Identity Access Management
15 25 (18.66%) IBM
16 24 (17.91%) CISA
17 23 (17.16%) Service Delivery
17 23 (17.16%) Remedy
17 23 (17.16%) Vulnerability Management
18 22 (16.42%) ServiceNow
19 21 (15.67%) TOGAF
19 21 (15.67%) Degree
19 21 (15.67%) CMMI
19 21 (15.67%) Information Security Management
19 21 (15.67%) Business Intelligence
20 20 (14.93%) Oracle
20 20 (14.93%) Risk Assessment
20 20 (14.93%) Threat Intelligence
20 20 (14.93%) ISO 31000
21 19 (14.18%) IaaS

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 17 (12.69%) SAS
2 16 (11.94%) IIS
2 16 (11.94%) Tomcat
2 16 (11.94%) WebSphere
3 1 (0.75%) ColdFusion
3 1 (0.75%) Confluence
3 1 (0.75%) SharePoint
Applications
1 5 (3.73%) Microsoft Office
2 1 (0.75%) Microsoft Project
Business Applications
1 17 (12.69%) Remedy ITSM
2 16 (11.94%) SAP GTS
3 1 (0.75%) Oracle Financials
3 1 (0.75%) Sentinel
Cloud Services
1 19 (14.18%) AWS
1 19 (14.18%) IaaS
2 18 (13.43%) Cloud Computing
3 17 (12.69%) PaaS
3 17 (12.69%) SaaS
4 11 (8.21%) Azure
5 1 (0.75%) BPaaS
5 1 (0.75%) Office 365
5 1 (0.75%) Power Platform
Communications & Networking
1 32 (23.88%) Firewall
2 19 (14.18%) Intrusion Detection
3 13 (9.70%) Network Security
4 12 (8.96%) VPN
5 8 (5.97%) LAN
5 8 (5.97%) SSL
5 8 (5.97%) WAN
6 7 (5.22%) Wireshark
7 6 (4.48%) Internet
8 2 (1.49%) Wireless
9 1 (0.75%) Cisco ASA
9 1 (0.75%) VLAN
9 1 (0.75%) WAAS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 17 (12.69%) SQL Server
2 16 (11.94%) BusinessObjects
2 16 (11.94%) DB2
2 16 (11.94%) MySQL
3 2 (1.49%) Data Warehouse
4 1 (0.75%) Amazon RDS
4 1 (0.75%) Power BI
4 1 (0.75%) Qlik Sense
4 1 (0.75%) RDBMS
4 1 (0.75%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 2 (1.49%) Ant
1 2 (1.49%) JIRA
2 1 (0.75%) Visual Studio
General
1 35 (26.12%) Finance
2 19 (14.18%) Banking
3 12 (8.96%) Legal
4 7 (5.22%) Investment Banking
5 5 (3.73%) Public Sector
5 5 (3.73%) Telecoms
6 2 (1.49%) Back Office
6 2 (1.49%) Front Office
6 2 (1.49%) International Banking
6 2 (1.49%) Law
6 2 (1.49%) Mandarin Language
7 1 (0.75%) Financial Institution
7 1 (0.75%) Military
7 1 (0.75%) Pharmaceutical
7 1 (0.75%) Retail
Job Titles
1 36 (26.87%) Analyst
2 27 (20.15%) Architect
3 22 (16.42%) Security Analyst
4 20 (14.93%) Information Analyst
5 19 (14.18%) Information Security Analyst
6 16 (11.94%) Enterprise Solutions Architect
6 16 (11.94%) Solutions Architect
7 15 (11.19%) Security Manager
8 14 (10.45%) ITSM Architect
9 12 (8.96%) Security Engineer
10 10 (7.46%) IT Manager
11 9 (6.72%) Information Manager
11 9 (6.72%) Information Security Manager
11 9 (6.72%) IT Analyst
12 8 (5.97%) Operations Engineer
12 8 (5.97%) Risk Analyst
13 7 (5.22%) Information Risk Analyst
13 7 (5.22%) Security Architect
13 7 (5.22%) Security Risk Analyst
14 6 (4.48%) Senior Security Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 19 (14.18%) .NET
2 7 (5.22%) YAML
3 1 (0.75%) .NET Framework
3 1 (0.75%) J2EE
3 1 (0.75%) LDAP
3 1 (0.75%) SAML
3 1 (0.75%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 52 (38.81%) Management Information System
2 16 (11.94%) Security Operations Centre
3 8 (5.97%) Analytical Skills
3 8 (5.97%) Cyberthreat
4 7 (5.22%) Cyber Kill Chain
4 7 (5.22%) Robotics
4 7 (5.22%) Self-Motivation
5 4 (2.99%) Data Centre
6 3 (2.24%) Cloud Native
6 3 (2.24%) PMI
7 2 (1.49%) Client/Server
7 2 (1.49%) Private Cloud
7 2 (1.49%) User Experience
7 2 (1.49%) Virtual Team
8 1 (0.75%) Data Protection Act
8 1 (0.75%) Data Structures
8 1 (0.75%) Enterprise Software
8 1 (0.75%) Mobile App
8 1 (0.75%) Reinsurance
Operating Systems
1 13 (9.70%) Windows
2 11 (8.21%) Linux
3 8 (5.97%) Unix
3 8 (5.97%) Windows Server
4 7 (5.22%) Solaris
4 7 (5.22%) Windows XP
5 2 (1.49%) Android
5 2 (1.49%) Apple iOS
6 1 (0.75%) Windows 10
Processes & Methodologies
1 97 (72.39%) ITIL
2 80 (59.70%) Information Security
3 62 (46.27%) Risk Management
4 57 (42.54%) Cybersecurity
5 30 (22.39%) Security Management
6 29 (21.64%) Project Management
7 28 (20.90%) Identity Access Management
8 23 (17.16%) Service Delivery
8 23 (17.16%) Vulnerability Management
9 21 (15.67%) Business Intelligence
9 21 (15.67%) CMMI
9 21 (15.67%) Information Security Management
9 21 (15.67%) TOGAF
10 20 (14.93%) Risk Assessment
10 20 (14.93%) Threat Intelligence
11 19 (14.18%) ERP
12 18 (13.43%) Enterprise Architecture
12 18 (13.43%) Service Management
12 18 (13.43%) SIEM
13 17 (12.69%) GAP Analysis
Programming Languages
1 18 (13.43%) Java
2 11 (8.21%) Python
3 9 (6.72%) Bash Shell
3 9 (6.72%) Perl
4 7 (5.22%) SQL
5 2 (1.49%) PowerShell
6 1 (0.75%) C
6 1 (0.75%) C#
6 1 (0.75%) C++
6 1 (0.75%) JavaScript
6 1 (0.75%) Ruby
6 1 (0.75%) VB.NET
6 1 (0.75%) VBA
6 1 (0.75%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 61 (45.52%) CISSP
2 43 (32.09%) CISM
3 24 (17.91%) CISA
4 21 (15.67%) Degree
5 18 (13.43%) ISO 27001 Lead Implementer
6 14 (10.45%) Cisco Certification
7 9 (6.72%) (ISC)2 CCSP
7 9 (6.72%) CREST Certified
7 9 (6.72%) GPEN
7 9 (6.72%) Postgraduate
7 9 (6.72%) SANS
8 8 (5.97%) CRISC
9 7 (5.22%) CCSP
9 7 (5.22%) GCFA
9 7 (5.22%) GCIA
9 7 (5.22%) GCIH
10 6 (4.48%) PMI Certification
11 5 (3.73%) MCSA
11 5 (3.73%) Microsoft Certification
12 4 (2.99%) PMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 63 (47.01%) NIST
2 47 (35.07%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 20 (14.93%) ISO 31000
4 13 (9.70%) COSO
4 13 (9.70%) PCI DSS
5 6 (4.48%) GDPR
5 6 (4.48%) NCSC
6 4 (2.99%) HMG Security Policy Framework
6 4 (2.99%) ISO/IEC 27005
6 4 (2.99%) Sarbanes-Oxley
7 3 (2.24%) BS7799
7 3 (2.24%) GLBA
7 3 (2.24%) ISO 9001
7 3 (2.24%) ISO/IEC 20000
8 2 (1.49%) Cyber Essentials
8 2 (1.49%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
8 2 (1.49%) PMO
8 2 (1.49%) QA
9 1 (0.75%) 21 CFR Part 11
9 1 (0.75%) HIPAA
System Software
1 8 (5.97%) Active Directory
2 5 (3.73%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (1.49%) Firmware
4 1 (0.75%) Hyper-V
4 1 (0.75%) VMware Server
Systems Management
1 9 (6.72%) QRadar
2 7 (5.22%) CSIRT
3 2 (1.49%) SCCM
4 1 (0.75%) CASB
4 1 (0.75%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
Vendors
1 25 (18.66%) IBM
2 23 (17.16%) Remedy
3 22 (16.42%) ServiceNow
4 20 (14.93%) Oracle
5 17 (12.69%) PeopleSoft
5 17 (12.69%) SAP
6 16 (11.94%) CA
6 16 (11.94%) HP
6 16 (11.94%) Hyperion
6 16 (11.94%) Siebel
7 14 (10.45%) VMware
8 13 (9.70%) Cisco
9 9 (6.72%) Darktrace
9 9 (6.72%) LogRhythm
9 9 (6.72%) Splunk
10 5 (3.73%) CheckPoint
10 5 (3.73%) Microsoft
10 5 (3.73%) Nasuni
10 5 (3.73%) Palo Alto
11 4 (2.99%) Juniper