Period
to 19 April 2018

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 19 April 2018 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
19 Apr 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 334 321 314
Rank change year-on-year -13 -7 +32
Permanent jobs citing COBIT 37 32 29
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the North West 0.29% 0.26% 0.26%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 2.26% 2.24% 2.00%
Number of salaries quoted 17 16 17
North West median annual salary £64,000 £55,000 £52,750
Median salary % change year-on-year +16.36% +4.27% +5.50%
10th Percentile £31,150 £41,500 £37,500
90th Percentile £76,250 £77,500 £78,500
England median annual salary £65,000 £62,500 £60,000
% change year-on-year +4.00% +4.17% -7.69%

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 1,634 1,427 1,449
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the North West 12.62% 11.54% 12.77%
Number of salaries quoted 1,242 1,092 1,161
North West median annual salary £45,000 £38,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +18.42% -5.00% +5.26%
10th Percentile £25,500 £22,500 £23,500
90th Percentile £71,175 £62,474 £63,750
England median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £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 19 April 2018.

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 19 April 2018. 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 +13 24 £63,250 +3.27% 1
Cheshire -40 8 £30,500 -41.90%
Merseyside - 5 £72,500 -
COBIT
England

For the 6 months to 19 April 2018, 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 North West region with a requirement for COBIT.

1 28 (75.68%) ITIL
2 25 (67.57%) Risk Management
3 19 (51.35%) CISSP
4 18 (48.65%) CISM
4 18 (48.65%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 16 (43.24%) Finance
6 15 (40.54%) Legal
6 15 (40.54%) CISA
6 15 (40.54%) Information Security
6 15 (40.54%) Cybersecurity
7 13 (35.14%) Degree
8 12 (32.43%) PCI DSS
8 12 (32.43%) Law
9 11 (29.73%) TOGAF
10 10 (27.03%) IT Governance
10 10 (27.03%) SIEM
10 10 (27.03%) Security Operations
11 9 (24.32%) Firewall
11 9 (24.32%) Project Management
12 8 (21.62%) Vulnerability Management
12 8 (21.62%) Identity Access Management
12 8 (21.62%) Cyber Threat Intelligence
12 8 (21.62%) Data Loss Prevention
12 8 (21.62%) Threat Intelligence
13 7 (18.92%) Performance Management
14 6 (16.22%) Disaster Recovery
14 6 (16.22%) Asset Management
14 6 (16.22%) CEH
14 6 (16.22%) ITIL V3
14 6 (16.22%) GDPR

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
Cloud Services
1 3 (8.11%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 9 (24.32%) Firewall
2 4 (10.81%) Internet
3 3 (8.11%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (8.11%) Relational Database
General
1 16 (43.24%) Finance
2 15 (40.54%) Legal
3 12 (32.43%) Law
4 4 (10.81%) Publishing
5 3 (8.11%) Banking
5 3 (8.11%) Investment Banking
Job Titles
1 9 (24.32%) IT Manager
2 7 (18.92%) Analyst
3 6 (16.22%) IT Risk Manager
3 6 (16.22%) Risk Manager
4 5 (13.51%) Security Manager
5 4 (10.81%) Consultant
5 4 (10.81%) Head of Security
6 3 (8.11%) Change Analyst
6 3 (8.11%) Change Management Analyst
6 3 (8.11%) IT Analyst
6 3 (8.11%) IT Security Manager
6 3 (8.11%) Management Consultant
6 3 (8.11%) Service Management Consultant
7 2 (5.41%) Audit Manager
7 2 (5.41%) COBIT Manager
7 2 (5.41%) IT Audit Manager
7 2 (5.41%) ITIL Manager
7 2 (5.41%) Risk Analyst
8 1 (2.70%) Configuration Manager
8 1 (2.70%) Operations Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (2.70%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 5 (13.51%) Cyberthreat
2 4 (10.81%) Analytical Skills
3 3 (8.11%) Virtual Team
4 2 (5.41%) Management Information System
5 1 (2.70%) CMDB
5 1 (2.70%) Cyberattack
5 1 (2.70%) Security Operations Centre
Operating Systems
1 1 (2.70%) Kali Linux
1 1 (2.70%) Linux
1 1 (2.70%) Unix
1 1 (2.70%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 28 (75.68%) ITIL
2 25 (67.57%) Risk Management
3 15 (40.54%) Cybersecurity
3 15 (40.54%) Information Security
4 11 (29.73%) TOGAF
5 10 (27.03%) IT Governance
5 10 (27.03%) Security Operations
5 10 (27.03%) SIEM
6 9 (24.32%) Project Management
7 8 (21.62%) Cyber Threat Intelligence
7 8 (21.62%) Data Loss Prevention
7 8 (21.62%) Identity Access Management
7 8 (21.62%) Threat Intelligence
7 8 (21.62%) Vulnerability Management
8 7 (18.92%) Performance Management
9 6 (16.22%) Asset Management
9 6 (16.22%) Disaster Recovery
9 6 (16.22%) ITIL V3
10 5 (13.51%) Stakeholder Management
10 5 (13.51%) Zachman Framework
Programming Languages
1 4 (10.81%) SQL
2 1 (2.70%) C
2 1 (2.70%) C#
2 1 (2.70%) C++
2 1 (2.70%) Java
2 1 (2.70%) PHP
Qualifications
1 19 (51.35%) CISSP
2 18 (48.65%) CISM
3 15 (40.54%) CISA
4 13 (35.14%) Degree
5 6 (16.22%) CEH
6 5 (13.51%) CRISC
7 1 (2.70%) CCNA
7 1 (2.70%) Cisco Certification
7 1 (2.70%) OSCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 18 (48.65%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 12 (32.43%) PCI DSS
3 6 (16.22%) GDPR
4 4 (10.81%) Cyber Essentials
4 4 (10.81%) ISO 9001
5 3 (8.11%) COSO
6 2 (5.41%) Data Quality
6 2 (5.41%) ISO 31000
6 2 (5.41%) Sarbanes-Oxley
7 1 (2.70%) GPG13
7 1 (2.70%) ISO 22301
7 1 (2.70%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
System Software
1 1 (2.70%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 1 (2.70%) CSIRT
1 1 (2.70%) Nessus
Vendors
1 3 (8.11%) IBM
1 3 (8.11%) ServiceNow
2 1 (2.70%) CA
2 1 (2.70%) GoldenSource
2 1 (2.70%) VMware