Period
to 19 October 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 October 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 Oct 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 337 338 328
Rank change year-on-year +1 -10 +15
Permanent jobs citing COBIT 20 26 30
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the North West 0.17% 0.20% 0.25%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 1.22% 1.68% 2.04%
Number of salaries quoted 8 22 20
North West median annual salary £50,000 £46,250 £46,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +8.11% +0.54% -20.00%
10th Percentile £44,300 £27,261 £30,500
90th Percentile £60,500 £80,000 £68,750
England median annual salary £65,000 £65,000 £65,000

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 1,644 1,550 1,472
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the North West 13.98% 12.12% 12.09%
Number of salaries quoted 1,275 1,094 1,159
North West median annual salary £45,000 £40,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +12.50% - +5.26%
10th Percentile £25,000 £23,825 £25,000
90th Percentile £63,750 £65,000 £63,750
England median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £50,000

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 October 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 October 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
Merseyside +16 14 £47,500 +70.86%
Manchester +3 5 £50,000 -37.50% 2
Cheshire +3 1 £52,500 -18.29%
COBIT
England

For the 6 months to 19 October 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 14 (70.00%) Information Security
2 13 (65.00%) Stakeholder Management
3 10 (50.00%) Continuous Improvement
4 9 (45.00%) Security Architecture
4 9 (45.00%) Waterfall
4 9 (45.00%) Agile Software Development
4 9 (45.00%) TOGAF
4 9 (45.00%) CISSP
5 8 (40.00%) PCI DSS
6 7 (35.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
7 6 (30.00%) Degree
7 6 (30.00%) Project Management
7 6 (30.00%) CISA
7 6 (30.00%) GDPR
8 5 (25.00%) ITIL
8 5 (25.00%) Network Security
8 5 (25.00%) Data Protection
9 4 (20.00%) CRISC
9 4 (20.00%) Mentoring
9 4 (20.00%) Coaching
9 4 (20.00%) CISM
9 4 (20.00%) Data Security
9 4 (20.00%) Cryptography
9 4 (20.00%) Penetration Testing
9 4 (20.00%) Business Continuity
9 4 (20.00%) Security Monitoring
9 4 (20.00%) IT Strategy
9 4 (20.00%) Decision-Making
10 2 (10.00%) Dynamic Code Analysis
10 2 (10.00%) Cyber Essentials

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 (25.00%) Network Security
2 2 (10.00%) Firewall
3 1 (5.00%) Internet
3 1 (5.00%) MPLS
3 1 (5.00%) VLAN
3 1 (5.00%) VPN
3 1 (5.00%) WAN
General
1 1 (5.00%) Legal
1 1 (5.00%) Manufacturing
1 1 (5.00%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 9 (45.00%) Architect
1 9 (45.00%) Security Architect
2 4 (20.00%) Information Architect
2 4 (20.00%) Information Security Architect
2 4 (20.00%) IT Security Officer
2 4 (20.00%) Security Officer
3 2 (10.00%) CISSP Engineer
3 2 (10.00%) IT Engineer
3 2 (10.00%) IT Security Engineer
3 2 (10.00%) Security Engineer
4 1 (5.00%) Analyst
4 1 (5.00%) Head of Security
4 1 (5.00%) Information Analyst
4 1 (5.00%) Information Security Analyst
4 1 (5.00%) Infrastructure Manager
4 1 (5.00%) Security Analyst
Miscellaneous
1 1 (5.00%) Analytical Skills
1 1 (5.00%) Clustering
1 1 (5.00%) Computer Science
1 1 (5.00%) Cyberattack
1 1 (5.00%) Data Centre
1 1 (5.00%) Management Information System
1 1 (5.00%) Self-Motivation
Operating Systems
1 2 (10.00%) Windows
2 1 (5.00%) Linux
2 1 (5.00%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (70.00%) Information Security
2 13 (65.00%) Stakeholder Management
3 10 (50.00%) Continuous Improvement
4 9 (45.00%) Agile Software Development
4 9 (45.00%) Security Architecture
4 9 (45.00%) TOGAF
4 9 (45.00%) Waterfall
5 6 (30.00%) Project Management
6 5 (25.00%) Data Protection
6 5 (25.00%) ITIL
7 4 (20.00%) Business Continuity
7 4 (20.00%) Coaching
7 4 (20.00%) Cryptography
7 4 (20.00%) Data Security
7 4 (20.00%) Decision-Making
7 4 (20.00%) IT Strategy
7 4 (20.00%) Mentoring
7 4 (20.00%) Penetration Testing
7 4 (20.00%) Security Monitoring
8 2 (10.00%) Security Patching
Qualifications
1 9 (45.00%) CISSP
2 6 (30.00%) CISA
2 6 (30.00%) Degree
3 4 (20.00%) CISM
3 4 (20.00%) CRISC
4 2 (10.00%) ISSAP
4 2 (10.00%) ISSMP
5 1 (5.00%) CESG Certified Professional
5 1 (5.00%) Computer Science Degree
5 1 (5.00%) GSLC
5 1 (5.00%) PCI QSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (40.00%) PCI DSS
2 7 (35.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 6 (30.00%) GDPR
4 2 (10.00%) Cyber Essentials
5 1 (5.00%) ISO 9001
5 1 (5.00%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
Systems Management
1 2 (10.00%) HP Fortify
Vendors
1 1 (5.00%) Cisco