Period
to 20 November 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in the North West 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 November 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Control Objectives for Information and related Technology (COBIT)
England > North West
6 months to
20 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 337 331 338
Rank change year-on-year -6 +7 +31
Permanent jobs citing COBIT 37 34 28
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the North West 0.28% 0.28% 0.21%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 2.23% 2.27% 1.64%
Number of salaries quoted 24 24 13
North West median annual salary £36,500 £46,000 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -20.65% -8.00% -0.99%
10th Percentile £27,261 £32,600 £37,500
90th Percentile £78,125 £72,250 £58,750
England median annual salary £65,000 £63,000 £62,500
% change year-on-year +3.17% +0.80% +4.17%

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 the North West with a requirement for quality assurance or compliance skills.

All Quality Assurance and Compliance Skills
North West
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for quality assurance or compliance skills 1661 1499 1711
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the North West 12.53% 12.19% 13.13%
Number of salaries quoted 1192 1153 1374
North West median annual salary £42,500 £40,000 £38,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +6.25% +5.26% -5.00%
10th Percentile £25,000 £25,000 £22,000
90th Percentile £65,225 £65,000 £60,000
England median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £47,500
% change year-on-year - +5.26% +5.56%

COBIT
Job Vacancy Trend in the North West

Job postings citing COBIT as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in the North West.

Job vacancy trend for COBIT in the North West

COBIT
Salary Trend in the North West

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

Salary trend for COBIT in the North West

COBIT
Salary Histogram in the North West

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing COBIT in the North West over the 6 months to 20 November 2017.

Salary histogram for COBIT in the North West

COBIT
Job Locations in the North West

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing COBIT within the North West region over the 6 months to 20 November 2017. 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
Manchester -17 14 £72,500 +57.61% 3
Merseyside - 12 £27,800 -
Cheshire -30 11 £58,500 +40.12%
COBIT
England

For the 6 months to 20 November 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 North West region with a requirement for COBIT.

1 31 (83.78%) ITIL
2 17 (45.95%) Service Management
2 17 (45.95%) Finance
3 16 (43.24%) Law
3 16 (43.24%) CISM
3 16 (43.24%) CISSP
3 16 (43.24%) TOGAF
4 15 (40.54%) Information Security
4 15 (40.54%) Risk Management
4 15 (40.54%) CISA
5 11 (29.73%) Legal
5 11 (29.73%) IT Governance
6 9 (24.32%) Management Information System
6 9 (24.32%) Degree
6 9 (24.32%) Data Protection
6 9 (24.32%) CRISC
7 8 (21.62%) Mentoring
7 8 (21.62%) Project Management
8 7 (18.92%) SQL
8 7 (18.92%) Data Management
8 7 (18.92%) Relational Database
8 7 (18.92%) Cybersecurity
8 7 (18.92%) COSO
8 7 (18.92%) Internal Audit
9 6 (16.22%) ITIL V3
9 6 (16.22%) SIEM
9 6 (16.22%) Business Intelligence
10 5 (13.51%) Vulnerability Management
10 5 (13.51%) Security Monitoring
11 4 (10.81%) Threat Intelligence

COBIT
Co-occurring IT Skills in the North West 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:

Applications
1 1 (2.70%) Microsoft Excel
1 1 (2.70%) Microsoft Office
1 1 (2.70%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 1 (2.70%) SAP GRC
Cloud Services
1 4 (10.81%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (2.70%) IaaS
2 1 (2.70%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 4 (10.81%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (18.92%) Relational Database
2 1 (2.70%) GIS
General
1 17 (45.95%) Finance
2 16 (43.24%) Law
3 11 (29.73%) Legal
4 2 (5.41%) Banking
5 1 (2.70%) Corporate Banking
5 1 (2.70%) Financial Institution
5 1 (2.70%) Investment Banking
5 1 (2.70%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 7 (18.92%) Analyst
2 6 (16.22%) Data Manager
3 5 (13.51%) Service Analyst
4 4 (10.81%) Consultant
4 4 (10.81%) Management Consultant
4 4 (10.81%) Service Management Consultant
5 2 (5.41%) Change Analyst
5 2 (5.41%) Change Management Analyst
5 2 (5.41%) IT Analyst
5 2 (5.41%) IT Manager
5 2 (5.41%) IT Risk Manager
5 2 (5.41%) IT Security Specialist
5 2 (5.41%) Risk Manager
5 2 (5.41%) Security Manager
5 2 (5.41%) Security Specialist
6 1 (2.70%) COBIT Manager
6 1 (2.70%) Head of Information
6 1 (2.70%) Information Officer
6 1 (2.70%) Risk Officer
6 1 (2.70%) Security Officer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (2.70%) SailPoint
Miscellaneous
1 9 (24.32%) Management Information System
2 4 (10.81%) Cyberthreat
3 3 (8.11%) Analytical Skills
4 2 (5.41%) Data Protection Act
5 1 (2.70%) Contactless
5 1 (2.70%) Cyber Defence
5 1 (2.70%) Greenfield Project
5 1 (2.70%) Mobile App
Processes & Methodologies
1 31 (83.78%) ITIL
2 17 (45.95%) Service Management
3 16 (43.24%) TOGAF
4 15 (40.54%) Information Security
4 15 (40.54%) Risk Management
5 11 (29.73%) IT Governance
6 9 (24.32%) Data Protection
7 8 (21.62%) Mentoring
7 8 (21.62%) Project Management
8 7 (18.92%) Cybersecurity
8 7 (18.92%) Data Management
8 7 (18.92%) Internal Audit
9 6 (16.22%) Business Intelligence
9 6 (16.22%) ITIL V3
9 6 (16.22%) SIEM
10 5 (13.51%) Security Monitoring
10 5 (13.51%) Vulnerability Management
11 4 (10.81%) Data Loss Prevention
11 4 (10.81%) Identity Access Management
11 4 (10.81%) Threat Intelligence
Programming Languages
1 7 (18.92%) SQL
Qualifications
1 16 (43.24%) CISM
1 16 (43.24%) CISSP
2 15 (40.54%) CISA
3 9 (24.32%) CRISC
3 9 (24.32%) Degree
4 4 (10.81%) CEH
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (18.92%) COSO
2 4 (10.81%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 4 (10.81%) Sarbanes-Oxley
3 2 (5.41%) GDPR
3 2 (5.41%) PCI DSS
4 1 (2.70%) Data Quality
4 1 (2.70%) ISO 22301
4 1 (2.70%) ISO 31000
Vendors
1 4 (10.81%) HEAT Software
1 4 (10.81%) ServiceNow
2 2 (5.41%) IBM
3 1 (2.70%) NetIQ
3 1 (2.70%) SAP