Period
to 22 January 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 22 January 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
22 Jan 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 603 694 673
Rank change year-on-year +91 -21 +71
Permanent jobs citing COBIT 144 312 435
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in England 0.25% 0.27% 0.31%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 2.09% 2.12% 2.20%
Number of salaries quoted 146 284 322
Median annual salary £65,000 £60,000 £62,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +8.33% -4.00% -
10th Percentile £42,500 £36,625 £35,750
90th Percentile £91,250 £87,500 £92,500
UK median annual salary £65,000 £62,500 £62,500
% change year-on-year +4.00% - -10.71%

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 6,901 14,697 19,755
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in England 11.96% 12.61% 13.99%
Number of salaries quoted 5,239 11,520 14,801
Median annual salary £55,000 £52,500 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +4.76% +5.00% -
10th Percentile £31,250 £28,500 £28,000
90th Percentile £83,750 £85,000 £80,000
UK median annual salary £52,500 £52,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year +0.96% +4.00% -

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 22 January 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 22 January 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 +142 71 £67,750 -2.65% 13
South East +114 26 £68,000 -1.09% 6
Midlands +43 16 £46,250 -17.78% 5
West Midlands +25 16 £46,250 -19.57% 5
East of England +94 12 £65,000 +18.18% 3
South West +76 10 £65,000 +30.00%
North of England +69 8 £42,500 -29.17% 4
North West +77 6 £42,500 -19.05% 1
Yorkshire +29 1 £40,000 -42.86% 2
North East +25 1 £42,500 -34.62% 1
COBIT
UK

For the 6 months to 22 January 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.

1 102 (70.83%) ITIL
2 96 (66.67%) Information Security
3 76 (52.78%) CISSP
4 68 (47.22%) Risk Management
4 68 (47.22%) NIST
5 63 (43.75%) Cybersecurity
6 62 (43.06%) ISO/IEC 27001
7 58 (40.28%) Management Information System
8 51 (35.42%) CISM
9 41 (28.47%) CISA
10 40 (27.78%) Finance
11 37 (25.69%) Firewall
12 33 (22.92%) Identity Access Management
13 26 (18.06%) Security Management
14 24 (16.67%) Microsoft
14 24 (16.67%) ServiceNow
15 23 (15.97%) Internal Audit
16 22 (15.28%) Banking
17 21 (14.58%) Project Management
17 21 (14.58%) Azure
17 21 (14.58%) AWS
18 20 (13.89%) ITSM
18 20 (13.89%) Risk Assessment
18 20 (13.89%) Stakeholder Management
18 20 (13.89%) PCI DSS
19 19 (13.19%) Agile Software Development
19 19 (13.19%) Intrusion Detection
19 19 (13.19%) Service Delivery
20 18 (12.50%) Service Management
20 18 (12.50%) IBM

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 9 (6.25%) SAS
2 8 (5.56%) IIS
2 8 (5.56%) Tomcat
2 8 (5.56%) WebSphere
3 5 (3.47%) Skype for Business
4 1 (0.69%) SharePoint
Applications
1 7 (4.86%) Microsoft Excel
1 7 (4.86%) Microsoft PowerPoint
2 5 (3.47%) MS Visio
3 2 (1.39%) Microsoft Office
4 1 (0.69%) Microsoft Project
Business Applications
1 8 (5.56%) Remedy ITSM
1 8 (5.56%) SAP GTS
2 1 (0.69%) Oracle Financials
2 1 (0.69%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 1 (0.69%) Sentinel
Cloud Services
1 21 (14.58%) AWS
1 21 (14.58%) Azure
2 15 (10.42%) SaaS
3 13 (9.03%) IaaS
4 12 (8.33%) Cloud Computing
5 11 (7.64%) PaaS
6 10 (6.94%) Office 365
7 4 (2.78%) GCP
8 3 (2.08%) BPaaS
9 1 (0.69%) IBM Cloud
9 1 (0.69%) Salesforce Sales Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 37 (25.69%) Firewall
2 19 (13.19%) Intrusion Detection
3 11 (7.64%) VPN
4 8 (5.56%) LAN
4 8 (5.56%) Network Security
4 8 (5.56%) SSL
4 8 (5.56%) WAN
5 6 (4.17%) Cisco ASA
6 5 (3.47%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
6 5 (3.47%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
6 5 (3.47%) Skype
6 5 (3.47%) Wireshark
7 3 (2.08%) WAAS
7 3 (2.08%) Wireless
8 2 (1.39%) Internet
9 1 (0.69%) 3G
9 1 (0.69%) DWDM
9 1 (0.69%) Ethernet
9 1 (0.69%) MPLS
9 1 (0.69%) WLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (5.56%) BusinessObjects
1 8 (5.56%) DB2
1 8 (5.56%) MySQL
1 8 (5.56%) SQL Server
2 1 (0.69%) Amazon RDS
2 1 (0.69%) Data Warehouse
Development Applications
1 2 (1.39%) Ant
2 1 (0.69%) Visual Studio
General
1 40 (27.78%) Finance
2 22 (15.28%) Banking
3 8 (5.56%) Public Sector
4 7 (4.86%) Legal
5 6 (4.17%) Investment Banking
6 3 (2.08%) Law
6 3 (2.08%) Telecoms
7 2 (1.39%) Back Office
7 2 (1.39%) Front Office
7 2 (1.39%) Mandarin Language
8 1 (0.69%) Advertising
8 1 (0.69%) International Banking
8 1 (0.69%) Marketing
8 1 (0.69%) Retail
8 1 (0.69%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 38 (26.39%) Analyst
2 26 (18.06%) Security Analyst
3 19 (13.19%) Security Manager
4 18 (12.50%) Information Analyst
4 18 (12.50%) Information Security Analyst
5 17 (11.81%) Architect
5 17 (11.81%) IT Manager
6 11 (7.64%) Consultant
6 11 (7.64%) Security Specialist
7 10 (6.94%) Information Security Specialist
7 10 (6.94%) Information Specialist
7 10 (6.94%) IT Analyst
8 9 (6.25%) Audit Manager
9 8 (5.56%) Enterprise Solutions Architect
9 8 (5.56%) Information Manager
9 8 (5.56%) Information Security Manager
9 8 (5.56%) IT Security Manager
9 8 (5.56%) ITSM Architect
9 8 (5.56%) Security Architect
9 8 (5.56%) Solutions Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (6.25%) .NET
1 9 (6.25%) Middleware
2 5 (3.47%) YAML
3 3 (2.08%) LDAP
3 3 (2.08%) SailPoint
3 3 (2.08%) SAML
Miscellaneous
1 58 (40.28%) Management Information System
2 17 (11.81%) Cyberthreat
3 10 (6.94%) Analytical Skills
3 10 (6.94%) Security Operations Centre
4 6 (4.17%) User Experience
5 5 (3.47%) Cyber Kill Chain
5 5 (3.47%) Robotics
6 4 (2.78%) PMI
6 4 (2.78%) Self-Motivation
7 3 (2.08%) Data Centre
7 3 (2.08%) Enterprise Software
8 2 (1.39%) Client/Server
8 2 (1.39%) Cloud Native
8 2 (1.39%) SWIFT
8 2 (1.39%) Virtual Team
9 1 (0.69%) Data Protection Act
9 1 (0.69%) PKI
9 1 (0.69%) Private Cloud
Operating Systems
1 14 (9.72%) Linux
2 10 (6.94%) Unix
2 10 (6.94%) Windows
3 6 (4.17%) Windows Server
4 5 (3.47%) Solaris
4 5 (3.47%) Windows XP
5 3 (2.08%) Android
5 3 (2.08%) Apple iOS
6 1 (0.69%) MVS
6 1 (0.69%) Windows 10
Processes & Methodologies
1 102 (70.83%) ITIL
2 96 (66.67%) Information Security
3 68 (47.22%) Risk Management
4 63 (43.75%) Cybersecurity
5 33 (22.92%) Identity Access Management
6 26 (18.06%) Security Management
7 23 (15.97%) Internal Audit
8 21 (14.58%) Project Management
9 20 (13.89%) ITSM
9 20 (13.89%) Risk Assessment
9 20 (13.89%) Stakeholder Management
10 19 (13.19%) Agile Software Development
10 19 (13.19%) Service Delivery
11 18 (12.50%) Security Operations
11 18 (12.50%) Service Management
11 18 (12.50%) SIEM
12 17 (11.81%) Problem-Solving
13 16 (11.11%) ERP
14 15 (10.42%) Information Security Management
14 15 (10.42%) TOGAF
Programming Languages
1 9 (6.25%) SQL
2 8 (5.56%) Java
3 3 (2.08%) Bash Shell
3 3 (2.08%) Perl
3 3 (2.08%) Python
4 1 (0.69%) C#
4 1 (0.69%) JavaScript
4 1 (0.69%) PowerShell
4 1 (0.69%) VBA
Qualifications
1 76 (52.78%) CISSP
2 51 (35.42%) CISM
3 41 (28.47%) CISA
4 14 (9.72%) Degree
4 14 (9.72%) ISO 27001 Lead Implementer
5 8 (5.56%) Cisco Certification
5 8 (5.56%) CRISC
6 6 (4.17%) CESG Certified Professional
6 6 (4.17%) CREST Certified
6 6 (4.17%) DV Cleared
6 6 (4.17%) PMI Certification
6 6 (4.17%) SC Cleared
6 6 (4.17%) Security Cleared
7 5 (3.47%) (ISC)2 CCSP
7 5 (3.47%) CCSP
7 5 (3.47%) GCFA
7 5 (3.47%) GCIA
7 5 (3.47%) GCIH
8 4 (2.78%) ISO 27001 Lead Auditor
8 4 (2.78%) SANS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 68 (47.22%) NIST
2 62 (43.06%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 20 (13.89%) PCI DSS
4 14 (9.72%) ISO 31000
5 13 (9.03%) COSO
5 13 (9.03%) GDPR
6 9 (6.25%) Cyber Essentials
7 8 (5.56%) NCSC
8 7 (4.86%) Sarbanes-Oxley
9 6 (4.17%) HMG Security Policy Framework
9 6 (4.17%) ISO/IEC 20000
9 6 (4.17%) ISO/IEC 27005
10 4 (2.78%) ITGC
10 4 (2.78%) QA
11 3 (2.08%) 21 CFR Part 11
11 3 (2.08%) HIPAA
11 3 (2.08%) ISO 9001
12 2 (1.39%) GLBA
12 2 (1.39%) NIST 800
12 2 (1.39%) PMO
System Software
1 6 (4.17%) Active Directory
2 3 (2.08%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (0.69%) Firmware
3 1 (0.69%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 5 (3.47%) CSIRT
1 5 (3.47%) IBM BigFix
2 4 (2.78%) QRadar
3 1 (0.69%) CASB
3 1 (0.69%) Host Intrusion Detection System
3 1 (0.69%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
3 1 (0.69%) SCCM
Vendors
1 24 (16.67%) Microsoft
1 24 (16.67%) ServiceNow
2 18 (12.50%) IBM
3 15 (10.42%) Cisco
4 14 (9.72%) Remedy
5 9 (6.25%) CheckPoint
5 9 (6.25%) Oracle
5 9 (6.25%) SAP
5 9 (6.25%) VMware
6 8 (5.56%) CA
6 8 (5.56%) HP
6 8 (5.56%) Hyperion
6 8 (5.56%) PeopleSoft
6 8 (5.56%) Siebel
7 6 (4.17%) Salesforce.com
8 5 (3.47%) Apple
8 5 (3.47%) F5
8 5 (3.47%) Zscaler
9 4 (2.78%) Darktrace
9 4 (2.78%) Okta