Period
to 23 February 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 23 February 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
23 Feb 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 672 708 741
Rank change year-on-year +36 +33 -85
Permanent jobs citing COBIT 310 387 462
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in England 0.28% 0.28% 0.28%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 2.19% 1.97% 2.18%
Number of salaries quoted 267 275 390
England median annual salary £60,000 £57,500 £62,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +4.35% -8.00% -
10th Percentile £37,000 £35,000 £36,250
90th Percentile £94,750 £90,000 £93,750
UK median annual salary £63,422 £57,500 £62,500
% change year-on-year +10.30% -8.00% -

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 14,178 19,613 21,240
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in England 12.59% 14.03% 12.88%
Number of salaries quoted 11,027 14,438 16,662
England median annual salary £52,500 £50,000 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.00% - +5.26%
10th Percentile £28,750 £28,000 £27,750
90th Percentile £85,000 £80,000 £80,000
UK median annual salary £52,500 £50,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year +5.00% - +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 23 February 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 23 February 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 +28 130 £70,250 +8.08% 20
South East +41 66 £52,500 -25.00% 5
Midlands +15 51 £65,000 +32.65% 3
West Midlands +38 50 £65,000 +40.07% 2
East of England +58 25 £51,000 -21.54% 3
North of England +61 22 £60,000 +45.45% 6
North West +44 13 £60,000 +50.00% 5
South West +34 11 £42,500 -10.05% 3
Yorkshire +47 9 £80,000 +23.08%
East Midlands +6 1 £50,000 -16.67% 1
COBIT
UK

For the 6 months to 23 February 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.

1 188 (60.65%) ITIL
2 154 (49.68%) Information Security
3 138 (44.52%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 125 (40.32%) Finance
5 109 (35.16%) Cybersecurity
6 107 (34.52%) NIST
7 98 (31.61%) Management Information System
8 97 (31.29%) CISSP
9 86 (27.74%) Security Management
10 83 (26.77%) CISA
11 82 (26.45%) Risk Management
12 71 (22.90%) CISM
13 65 (20.97%) Information Security Management
14 62 (20.00%) PCI DSS
15 55 (17.74%) Microsoft
16 52 (16.77%) Service Management
17 49 (15.81%) PRINCE2
18 48 (15.48%) Firewall
19 45 (14.52%) Agile Software Development
20 44 (14.19%) Sarbanes-Oxley
21 41 (13.23%) ISMS
21 41 (13.23%) Cyber Essentials
22 37 (11.94%) Vulnerability Management
23 35 (11.29%) Security Operations
24 33 (10.65%) Analytical Skills
25 32 (10.32%) CRISC
25 32 (10.32%) Security Architecture
25 32 (10.32%) Legal
26 31 (10.00%) Active Directory
26 31 (10.00%) TOGAF

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 21 (6.77%) Exchange Server 2010
1 21 (6.77%) MS Exchange
2 7 (2.26%) Exchange Server 2013
2 7 (2.26%) IIS
3 4 (1.29%) SAS
4 2 (0.65%) SharePoint
4 2 (0.65%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 2 (0.65%) Microsoft Excel
1 2 (0.65%) Microsoft Office
2 1 (0.32%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 4 (1.29%) Oracle Financials
2 3 (0.97%) Cognos Business Intelligence
2 3 (0.97%) Sparx Enterprise Architect
Cloud Services
1 29 (9.35%) Azure
2 18 (5.81%) AWS
3 12 (3.87%) Serverless
4 4 (1.29%) Office 365
4 4 (1.29%) Power Platform
5 3 (0.97%) SaaS
6 2 (0.65%) Azure Active Directory
6 2 (0.65%) GCP
7 1 (0.32%) Cloud Computing
7 1 (0.32%) IaaS
7 1 (0.32%) Mimecast
7 1 (0.32%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 48 (15.48%) Firewall
2 10 (3.23%) DNS
2 10 (3.23%) TCP/IP
3 9 (2.90%) Network Security
4 7 (2.26%) Cisco IPT
4 7 (2.26%) DHCP
4 7 (2.26%) IP Telephony
4 7 (2.26%) VoIP
5 6 (1.94%) Internet
5 6 (1.94%) SAN
6 4 (1.29%) LAN
6 4 (1.29%) WAN
7 3 (0.97%) Intrusion Detection
8 2 (0.65%) Kerberos
8 2 (0.65%) Skype
8 2 (0.65%) Unified Communications
8 2 (0.65%) VPN
8 2 (0.65%) WebEx
9 1 (0.32%) HTTPS
9 1 (0.32%) IPsec
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (2.58%) SQL Server
2 7 (2.26%) SQL Server 2008
2 7 (2.26%) SQL Server 2012
3 4 (1.29%) Power BI
4 3 (0.97%) BusinessObjects
4 3 (0.97%) Data Warehouse
5 1 (0.32%) Big Data
5 1 (0.32%) GIS
5 1 (0.32%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 8 (2.58%) ReSharper
1 8 (2.58%) SonarQube
2 4 (1.29%) Visual Studio
General
1 125 (40.32%) Finance
2 32 (10.32%) Legal
3 16 (5.16%) Retail
4 14 (4.52%) Banking
5 8 (2.58%) Advertising
6 7 (2.26%) Manufacturing
7 6 (1.94%) Financial Institution
8 4 (1.29%) Law
9 3 (0.97%) Telecoms
10 2 (0.65%) International Banking
10 2 (0.65%) Marketing
10 2 (0.65%) Public Sector
11 1 (0.32%) Local Government
11 1 (0.32%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 47 (15.16%) Analyst
2 46 (14.84%) Architect
3 36 (11.61%) IT Manager
4 31 (10.00%) Security Manager
5 28 (9.03%) Security Analyst
6 27 (8.71%) Information Manager
6 27 (8.71%) Information Security Manager
7 26 (8.39%) Security Engineer
8 25 (8.06%) Security Architect
9 24 (7.74%) Infrastructure Engineer
9 24 (7.74%) Infrastructure Security Engineer
10 18 (5.81%) Consultant
10 18 (5.81%) Information Analyst
10 18 (5.81%) Information Security Analyst
11 16 (5.16%) Operations Manager
12 15 (4.84%) Risk Analyst
13 14 (4.52%) IT Analyst
13 14 (4.52%) Risk Manager
14 13 (4.19%) Information Security Compliance Manager
14 13 (4.19%) Security Compliance Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (3.87%) .NET
2 9 (2.90%) Web Services
3 8 (2.58%) .NET Core
3 8 (2.58%) .NET Framework
4 6 (1.94%) OAuth
5 5 (1.61%) OpenID
6 4 (1.29%) OAuth2
6 4 (1.29%) XACML
7 3 (0.97%) SAML
8 2 (0.65%) SailPoint
9 1 (0.32%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 98 (31.61%) Management Information System
2 33 (10.65%) Analytical Skills
3 13 (4.19%) Self-Motivation
4 10 (3.23%) Data Centre
4 10 (3.23%) PKI
5 9 (2.90%) Security Operations Centre
6 8 (2.58%) Cloud Native
6 8 (2.58%) NHS
7 7 (2.26%) Cyberthreat
7 7 (2.26%) Data Protection Act
8 4 (1.29%) Cyber Defence
8 4 (1.29%) Cyberattack
8 4 (1.29%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
9 3 (0.97%) Driving Licence
9 3 (0.97%) Greenfield Project
10 2 (0.65%) Mainframe
10 2 (0.65%) Video Conferencing
10 2 (0.65%) Virtual Team
11 1 (0.32%) Freedom of Information
11 1 (0.32%) Hybrid Cloud
Operating Systems
1 28 (9.03%) Windows
2 21 (6.77%) Windows Server
2 21 (6.77%) Windows Server 2008
2 21 (6.77%) Windows Server 2012
3 13 (4.19%) Unix
4 7 (2.26%) HPUX
4 7 (2.26%) Windows 8
5 2 (0.65%) Windows 10
6 1 (0.32%) AIX
6 1 (0.32%) Linux
6 1 (0.32%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 188 (60.65%) ITIL
2 154 (49.68%) Information Security
3 109 (35.16%) Cybersecurity
4 86 (27.74%) Security Management
5 82 (26.45%) Risk Management
6 65 (20.97%) Information Security Management
7 52 (16.77%) Service Management
8 49 (15.81%) PRINCE2
9 45 (14.52%) Agile Software Development
10 41 (13.23%) ISMS
11 37 (11.94%) Vulnerability Management
12 35 (11.29%) Security Operations
13 32 (10.32%) Security Architecture
14 31 (10.00%) TOGAF
15 30 (9.68%) IT Governance
15 30 (9.68%) Mentoring
15 30 (9.68%) Project Management
16 29 (9.35%) Problem-Solving
17 28 (9.03%) Data Protection
18 27 (8.71%) ITSM
Programming Languages
1 14 (4.52%) SQL
2 12 (3.87%) JavaScript
3 11 (3.55%) C
4 9 (2.90%) PowerShell
5 6 (1.94%) C#
6 4 (1.29%) VBA
7 1 (0.32%) Bash Shell
7 1 (0.32%) Java
7 1 (0.32%) Python
Qualifications
1 97 (31.29%) CISSP
2 83 (26.77%) CISA
3 71 (22.90%) CISM
4 32 (10.32%) CRISC
5 19 (6.13%) Degree
6 14 (4.52%) (ISC)2 CCSP
6 14 (4.52%) Cisco Certification
7 11 (3.55%) Security Cleared
8 9 (2.90%) MCSA
8 9 (2.90%) MCSE
8 9 (2.90%) Microsoft Certification
9 8 (2.58%) CEH
9 8 (2.58%) SANS
10 7 (2.26%) CESG Certified Professional
10 7 (2.26%) CREST Certified
10 7 (2.26%) ITIL Certification
11 6 (1.94%) DV Cleared
12 5 (1.61%) IISP
12 5 (1.61%) PMI Certification
12 5 (1.61%) PMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 138 (44.52%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 107 (34.52%) NIST
3 62 (20.00%) PCI DSS
4 44 (14.19%) Sarbanes-Oxley
5 41 (13.23%) Cyber Essentials
6 29 (9.35%) GDPR
7 28 (9.03%) COSO
8 26 (8.39%) NIST 800
9 17 (5.48%) SLA
10 16 (5.16%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
11 15 (4.84%) NCSC
12 13 (4.19%) ISAE 3402
13 11 (3.55%) QA
14 9 (2.90%) ITGC
15 6 (1.94%) SSAE 16
16 5 (1.61%) Solvency II
17 4 (1.29%) HIPAA
17 4 (1.29%) ISO/IEC 27005
18 3 (0.97%) ISO 9001
19 2 (0.65%) Data Quality
System Software
1 31 (10.00%) Active Directory
2 14 (4.52%) Virtual Machines
3 7 (2.26%) Hyper-V
3 7 (2.26%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 19 (6.13%) Nessus
2 14 (4.52%) SCCM
2 14 (4.52%) SCOrch
3 6 (1.94%) Computer Emergency Response Teams
4 5 (1.61%) CSIRT
5 3 (0.97%) RSA Archer
5 3 (0.97%) Single Sign-On
6 1 (0.32%) Computer Incident Response Team
6 1 (0.32%) RSA enVision
Vendors
1 55 (17.74%) Microsoft
2 17 (5.48%) VMware
3 15 (4.84%) Palo Alto
3 15 (4.84%) Qualys
4 14 (4.52%) Oracle
5 10 (3.23%) Citrix
6 9 (2.90%) Cisco
7 7 (2.26%) WatchGuard
8 5 (1.61%) ServiceNow
9 3 (0.97%) Cognos
9 3 (0.97%) SAP
9 3 (0.97%) Sparx
10 2 (0.65%) Mitel
10 2 (0.65%) Okta
10 2 (0.65%) Polycom
10 2 (0.65%) Splunk
10 2 (0.65%) Tableau
11 1 (0.32%) ArcSight
11 1 (0.32%) Kaspersky
11 1 (0.32%) Snow