Period
to 21 July 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 21 July 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
21 Jul 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 333 336 332
Rank change year-on-year +3 -4 -8
Permanent jobs citing COBIT 23 28 22
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the North West 0.18% 0.21% 0.19%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 1.41% 1.86% 1.57%
Number of salaries quoted 14 12 11
North West median annual salary £64,000 £70,000 £67,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -8.57% +3.70% +22.73%
10th Percentile £51,250 £40,575 £51,375
90th Percentile £76,250 £80,000 £77,500
England median annual salary £64,000 £65,000 £61,250
% change year-on-year -1.54% +6.12% -9.26%

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 1,633 1,502 1,402
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the North West 13.07% 11.37% 12.14%
Number of salaries quoted 1,268 1,078 1,127
North West median annual salary £44,000 £37,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +17.33% -6.25% +2.56%
10th Percentile £24,850 £23,000 £24,250
90th Percentile £63,750 £62,500 £65,000
England median annual salary £50,000 £49,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year +2.04% -2.00% +11.11%

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 21 July 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 21 July 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 +18 11 £52,500 -32.26% 2
Merseyside +16 6 £72,500 +70.59%
Cheshire -25 6 £52,500 -10.26%
COBIT
England

For the 6 months to 21 July 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 18 (78.26%) ITIL
2 17 (73.91%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 15 (65.22%) Risk Management
4 13 (56.52%) Information Security
4 13 (56.52%) PCI DSS
5 12 (52.17%) CISSP
6 11 (47.83%) CISM
6 11 (47.83%) Cybersecurity
7 9 (39.13%) CISA
8 8 (34.78%) Legal
9 7 (30.43%) IT Governance
9 7 (30.43%) Security Management
9 7 (30.43%) GDPR
10 6 (26.09%) Cyber Essentials
10 6 (26.09%) Disaster Recovery
11 5 (21.74%) Firewall
11 5 (21.74%) Information Security Management
11 5 (21.74%) Finance
11 5 (21.74%) Internet
11 5 (21.74%) ISO 9001
11 5 (21.74%) Degree
11 5 (21.74%) Risk Analysis
11 5 (21.74%) Publishing
11 5 (21.74%) Stakeholder Management
11 5 (21.74%) Security Auditing
11 5 (21.74%) Analytical Skills
11 5 (21.74%) Performance Management
11 5 (21.74%) Data Protection
11 5 (21.74%) Open Source
12 4 (17.39%) Identity Access Management

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:

Communications & Networking
1 5 (21.74%) Firewall
1 5 (21.74%) Internet
2 4 (17.39%) Network Security
3 1 (4.35%) MPLS
3 1 (4.35%) VLAN
3 1 (4.35%) VPN
3 1 (4.35%) WAN
General
1 8 (34.78%) Legal
2 5 (21.74%) Finance
2 5 (21.74%) Publishing
3 3 (13.04%) Banking
3 3 (13.04%) Investment Banking
3 3 (13.04%) Law
4 1 (4.35%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 7 (30.43%) IT Manager
2 5 (21.74%) Head of Security
3 4 (17.39%) Analyst
3 4 (17.39%) IT Risk Manager
3 4 (17.39%) Risk Manager
3 4 (17.39%) Security Manager
4 3 (13.04%) IT Security Manager
5 2 (8.70%) Risk Analyst
6 1 (4.35%) Configuration Manager
6 1 (4.35%) Consultant
6 1 (4.35%) Cybersecurity Analyst
6 1 (4.35%) Data Analyst
6 1 (4.35%) Information Manager
6 1 (4.35%) Information Security Manager
6 1 (4.35%) Infrastructure Manager
6 1 (4.35%) IT Consultant
6 1 (4.35%) IT Risk Consultant
6 1 (4.35%) Risk Consultant
6 1 (4.35%) Security Analyst
Miscellaneous
1 5 (21.74%) Analytical Skills
2 3 (13.04%) Virtual Team
3 2 (8.70%) Management Information System
4 1 (4.35%) Clustering
4 1 (4.35%) CMDB
4 1 (4.35%) Cyberattack
4 1 (4.35%) Data Centre
4 1 (4.35%) Self-Motivation
Operating Systems
1 1 (4.35%) Windows
1 1 (4.35%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 18 (78.26%) ITIL
2 15 (65.22%) Risk Management
3 13 (56.52%) Information Security
4 11 (47.83%) Cybersecurity
5 7 (30.43%) IT Governance
5 7 (30.43%) Security Management
6 6 (26.09%) Disaster Recovery
7 5 (21.74%) Data Protection
7 5 (21.74%) Information Security Management
7 5 (21.74%) Open Source
7 5 (21.74%) Performance Management
7 5 (21.74%) Risk Analysis
7 5 (21.74%) Security Auditing
7 5 (21.74%) Stakeholder Management
8 4 (17.39%) Database Security
8 4 (17.39%) Identity Access Management
8 4 (17.39%) Internal Audit
8 4 (17.39%) Security Operations
8 4 (17.39%) Security Testing
9 3 (13.04%) Cyber Threat Intelligence
Qualifications
1 12 (52.17%) CISSP
2 11 (47.83%) CISM
3 9 (39.13%) CISA
4 5 (21.74%) Degree
5 3 (13.04%) CRISC
6 1 (4.35%) CCNA
6 1 (4.35%) CESG Certified Professional
6 1 (4.35%) Cisco Certification
6 1 (4.35%) GSLC
6 1 (4.35%) OSCP
6 1 (4.35%) PCI QSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 17 (73.91%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 13 (56.52%) PCI DSS
3 7 (30.43%) GDPR
4 6 (26.09%) Cyber Essentials
5 5 (21.74%) ISO 9001
6 3 (13.04%) COSO
7 1 (4.35%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
7 1 (4.35%) Sarbanes-Oxley
Vendors
1 1 (4.35%) CA
1 1 (4.35%) Cisco
1 1 (4.35%) GoldenSource