The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Kent with a requirement for COBIT skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited COBIT over the 3 months to 23 June 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Control Objectives for Information and related Technology (COBIT)
South East / Kent
3 months to
23 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 74 87 97
Rank change year-on-year +13 +10  
Permanent jobs citing COBIT 2 2 5
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Kent 0.30% 0.21% 0.47%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 1.96% 1.45% 4.76%
Number of salaries quoted 2 1 5
Median salary £42,500 £58,000 £32,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -26.72% +78.46%  
UK excluding London median salary £60,000 £55,000 £62,500
% change year-on-year +9.09% -12.00%  

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 Kent with a requirement for quality assurance and compliance skills.

Quality Assurance & Compliance Skills
Kent
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for quality assurance and compliance skills 102 138 105
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Kent 15.27% 14.63% 9.77%
Number of salaries quoted 89 117 91
Median salary £42,500 £42,500 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - +13.33%  
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £23,900 £19,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £65,000 £55,000
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year - +5.88%  

COBIT
Job Vacancy Trend in Kent

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Kent citing COBIT as a proportion of all permanent or contract IT jobs with a match in the Quality Assurance & Compliance category.

Job vacancy trend for COBIT in Kent

COBIT
Salary Trend in Kent

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing COBIT in Kent.

Salary trend for COBIT in Kent

COBIT
Job Locations in Kent

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing COBIT within the Kent region over the 3 months to 23 June 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
West Malling - 2 £42,500 -
COBIT
South East

For the 6 months to 23 June 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 Kent region with a requirement for COBIT.

1 11 (100.00%) CISSP
1 11 (100.00%) CISM
1 11 (100.00%) Information Security
1 11 (100.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 6 (54.55%) ISMS
2 6 (54.55%) Sarbanes-Oxley
3 5 (45.45%) Project Management
3 5 (45.45%) CISA
3 5 (45.45%) Security+ Certification
3 5 (45.45%) Penetration Testing
3 5 (45.45%) Continuous Delivery
3 5 (45.45%) SDLC
3 5 (45.45%) CompTIA Security+
3 5 (45.45%) IT Audit
3 5 (45.45%) OWASP
3 5 (45.45%) Vulnerability Management
4 4 (36.36%) Performance Metrics
4 4 (36.36%) GDPR
4 4 (36.36%) Security Monitoring
4 4 (36.36%) Cyber Essentials
4 4 (36.36%) Security Management
4 4 (36.36%) Management Information System
5 2 (18.18%) Firewall
5 2 (18.18%) Network Security
5 2 (18.18%) Data Protection
5 2 (18.18%) PCI DSS

COBIT
Co-occurring IT Skills in Kent 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:

Communications & Networking
1 2 (18.18%) Firewall
1 2 (18.18%) Network Security
Job Titles
1 6 (54.55%) Analyst
1 6 (54.55%) Information Analyst
1 6 (54.55%) Information Security Analyst
1 6 (54.55%) Security Analyst
2 2 (18.18%) Junior
2 2 (18.18%) Junior Analyst
2 2 (18.18%) Junior Information Analyst
2 2 (18.18%) Junior Information Security Analyst
2 2 (18.18%) Junior Security Analyst
2 2 (18.18%) Senior Analyst
2 2 (18.18%) Senior Information Analyst
2 2 (18.18%) Senior Information Security Analyst
2 2 (18.18%) Senior Security Analyst
Miscellaneous
1 4 (36.36%) Management Information System
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (100.00%) Information Security
2 6 (54.55%) ISMS
3 5 (45.45%) Continuous Delivery
3 5 (45.45%) IT Audit
3 5 (45.45%) OWASP
3 5 (45.45%) Penetration Testing
3 5 (45.45%) Project Management
3 5 (45.45%) SDLC
3 5 (45.45%) Vulnerability Management
4 4 (36.36%) Performance Metrics
4 4 (36.36%) Security Management
4 4 (36.36%) Security Monitoring
5 2 (18.18%) Data Protection
Qualifications
1 11 (100.00%) CISM
1 11 (100.00%) CISSP
2 5 (45.45%) CISA
2 5 (45.45%) CompTIA Security+
2 5 (45.45%) Security+ Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (100.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 6 (54.55%) Sarbanes-Oxley
3 4 (36.36%) Cyber Essentials
3 4 (36.36%) GDPR
4 2 (18.18%) PCI DSS