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 30 March 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
30 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 78 105 95
Rank change year-on-year +27 -10  
Permanent jobs citing COBIT 8 2 4
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Kent 1.02% 0.18% 0.42%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 5.93% 1.36% 2.96%
Number of salaries quoted 8 2 4
Median salary £51,250 £55,000 £70,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -6.81% -21.42%  
UK excluding London median salary £60,000 £55,000 £60,000
% change year-on-year +9.09% -8.33%  

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 135 147 135
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Kent 17.15% 12.92% 14.21%
Number of salaries quoted 117 137 117
Median salary £41,500 £42,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -2.35% +6.25%  
90% offered a salary of more than £28,000 £24,500 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £70,000 £55,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £44,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year -3.40% +3.52%  

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
Salary Histogram in Kent

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing COBIT in Kent over the 3 months to 30 March 2017.

Salary histogram 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 30 March 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
Tunbridge Wells - 4 £60,000 -
West Malling - 2 £42,500 -
COBIT
South East

For the 6 months to 30 March 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 19 (95.00%) CISSP
1 19 (95.00%) CISM
1 19 (95.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 18 (90.00%) Information Security
3 15 (75.00%) CISA
3 15 (75.00%) Penetration Testing
4 14 (70.00%) OWASP
4 14 (70.00%) Vulnerability Management
4 14 (70.00%) SDLC
4 14 (70.00%) Continuous Delivery
4 14 (70.00%) CompTIA Security+
4 14 (70.00%) IT Audit
4 14 (70.00%) Security+ Certification
4 14 (70.00%) Project Management
5 5 (25.00%) ISMS
6 4 (20.00%) PCI DSS
6 4 (20.00%) Firewall
6 4 (20.00%) Sarbanes-Oxley
7 2 (10.00%) ITIL
7 2 (10.00%) Security Management
7 2 (10.00%) Management Information System
7 2 (10.00%) VMware
7 2 (10.00%) VMware Infrastructure
7 2 (10.00%) Data Protection
7 2 (10.00%) GDPR
7 2 (10.00%) Security Monitoring
7 2 (10.00%) Cyber Essentials
7 2 (10.00%) Network Security
7 2 (10.00%) Performance Metrics
8 1 (5.00%) Vulnerability Scanning

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:

Application Platforms
1 1 (5.00%) Exchange Server 2010
1 1 (5.00%) Exchange Server 2013
1 1 (5.00%) IIS
1 1 (5.00%) MS Exchange
Communications & Networking
1 4 (20.00%) Firewall
2 2 (10.00%) Network Security
3 1 (5.00%) DHCP
3 1 (5.00%) DNS
3 1 (5.00%) TCP/IP
3 1 (5.00%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (5.00%) SQL Server
1 1 (5.00%) SQL Server 2008
1 1 (5.00%) SQL Server 2012
Job Titles
1 5 (25.00%) Analyst
1 5 (25.00%) Security Analyst
2 4 (20.00%) Information Analyst
2 4 (20.00%) Information Security Analyst
3 3 (15.00%) Junior
4 2 (10.00%) Junior Analyst
4 2 (10.00%) Junior Information Analyst
4 2 (10.00%) Junior Information Security Analyst
4 2 (10.00%) Junior Security Analyst
4 2 (10.00%) Senior Analyst
4 2 (10.00%) Senior Information Analyst
4 2 (10.00%) Senior Information Security Analyst
4 2 (10.00%) Senior Security Analyst
5 1 (5.00%) IT Analyst
5 1 (5.00%) IT Security Analyst
Miscellaneous
1 2 (10.00%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 1 (5.00%) Windows
1 1 (5.00%) Windows 8
1 1 (5.00%) Windows Server
1 1 (5.00%) Windows Server 2008
1 1 (5.00%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 18 (90.00%) Information Security
2 15 (75.00%) Penetration Testing
3 14 (70.00%) Continuous Delivery
3 14 (70.00%) IT Audit
3 14 (70.00%) OWASP
3 14 (70.00%) Project Management
3 14 (70.00%) SDLC
3 14 (70.00%) Vulnerability Management
4 5 (25.00%) ISMS
5 2 (10.00%) Data Protection
5 2 (10.00%) ITIL
5 2 (10.00%) Performance Metrics
5 2 (10.00%) Security Management
5 2 (10.00%) Security Monitoring
6 1 (5.00%) Patch Management
6 1 (5.00%) Server Patching
6 1 (5.00%) Service Delivery
6 1 (5.00%) Service Management
6 1 (5.00%) SIEM
6 1 (5.00%) Vulnerability Scanning
Programming Languages
1 1 (5.00%) PowerShell
1 1 (5.00%) SQL
Qualifications
1 19 (95.00%) CISM
1 19 (95.00%) CISSP
2 15 (75.00%) CISA
3 14 (70.00%) CompTIA Security+
3 14 (70.00%) Security+ Certification
4 1 (5.00%) MCSA
4 1 (5.00%) MCSE
4 1 (5.00%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 19 (95.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 4 (20.00%) PCI DSS
2 4 (20.00%) Sarbanes-Oxley
3 2 (10.00%) Cyber Essentials
3 2 (10.00%) GDPR
System Software
1 2 (10.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (5.00%) Active Directory
2 1 (5.00%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 1 (5.00%) McAfee ePO
Vendors
1 2 (10.00%) VMware
2 1 (5.00%) Intel Security
2 1 (5.00%) LANDesk
2 1 (5.00%) Microsoft
2 1 (5.00%) WatchGuard