Period
to 19 January 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 January 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 Jan 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 325 327 328
Rank change year-on-year +2 +1 +39
Permanent jobs citing COBIT 37 31 22
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the North West 0.29% 0.25% 0.18%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 2.24% 2.07% 1.38%
Number of salaries quoted 22 26 13
North West median annual salary £30,500 £52,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -41.90% +16.67% -13.04%
10th Percentile £27,261 £35,250 £37,500
90th Percentile £73,750 £73,125 £55,000
England median annual salary £62,000 £63,000 £62,500
% change year-on-year -1.59% +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 1,655 1,496 1,596
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the North West 13.02% 12.13% 13.17%
Number of salaries quoted 1,226 1,172 1,281
North West median annual salary £43,000 £40,000 £39,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +7.50% +1.27% -1.25%
10th Percentile £25,000 £24,500 £22,500
90th Percentile £70,000 £62,500 £60,000
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 January 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 January 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 -1 16 £67,500 +28.57% 1
Merseyside - 12 £27,800 -
Cheshire -35 9 £50,000 -4.76%
COBIT
England

For the 6 months to 19 January 2018, 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 18 (48.65%) Finance
2 18 (48.65%) TOGAF
3 17 (45.95%) Risk Management
4 16 (43.24%) Law
5 15 (40.54%) CISSP
5 15 (40.54%) CISM
6 14 (37.84%) Service Management
7 13 (35.14%) CISA
7 13 (35.14%) Legal
8 12 (32.43%) Information Security
9 10 (27.03%) Project Management
9 10 (27.03%) Degree
9 10 (27.03%) Mentoring
10 9 (24.32%) IT Governance
10 9 (24.32%) SQL
11 8 (21.62%) Data Management
11 8 (21.62%) SIEM
11 8 (21.62%) CRISC
11 8 (21.62%) Cybersecurity
11 8 (21.62%) Relational Database
12 7 (18.92%) ITIL V3
12 7 (18.92%) Data Protection
12 7 (18.92%) Business Intelligence
13 6 (16.22%) Firewall
13 6 (16.22%) CEH
13 6 (16.22%) Management Information System
13 6 (16.22%) Vulnerability Management
13 6 (16.22%) Security Operations
13 6 (16.22%) Security Monitoring

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 4 (10.81%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 6 (16.22%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (21.62%) Relational Database
2 1 (2.70%) GIS
General
1 18 (48.65%) Finance
2 16 (43.24%) Law
3 13 (35.14%) Legal
4 1 (2.70%) Banking
4 1 (2.70%) Investment Banking
4 1 (2.70%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 8 (21.62%) 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 3 (8.11%) Change Analyst
5 3 (8.11%) Change Management Analyst
5 3 (8.11%) IT Analyst
6 2 (5.41%) Audit Manager
6 2 (5.41%) COBIT Manager
6 2 (5.41%) IT Audit Manager
6 2 (5.41%) IT Manager
6 2 (5.41%) IT Risk Manager
6 2 (5.41%) IT Security Specialist
6 2 (5.41%) ITIL Manager
6 2 (5.41%) Risk Manager
6 2 (5.41%) Security Manager
6 2 (5.41%) Security Specialist
7 1 (2.70%) Information Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (2.70%) Middleware
1 1 (2.70%) SailPoint
Miscellaneous
1 6 (16.22%) Management Information System
2 5 (13.51%) Cyberthreat
3 2 (5.41%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (2.70%) Cyber Defence
4 1 (2.70%) Cyberattack
4 1 (2.70%) Greenfield Project
4 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 31 (83.78%) ITIL
2 18 (48.65%) TOGAF
3 17 (45.95%) Risk Management
4 14 (37.84%) Service Management
5 12 (32.43%) Information Security
6 10 (27.03%) Mentoring
6 10 (27.03%) Project Management
7 9 (24.32%) IT Governance
8 8 (21.62%) Cybersecurity
8 8 (21.62%) Data Management
8 8 (21.62%) SIEM
9 7 (18.92%) Business Intelligence
9 7 (18.92%) Data Protection
9 7 (18.92%) ITIL V3
10 6 (16.22%) Security Monitoring
10 6 (16.22%) Security Operations
10 6 (16.22%) Vulnerability Management
11 5 (13.51%) Data Loss Prevention
11 5 (13.51%) Internal Audit
11 5 (13.51%) Threat Intelligence
Programming Languages
1 9 (24.32%) 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 15 (40.54%) CISM
1 15 (40.54%) CISSP
2 13 (35.14%) CISA
3 10 (27.03%) Degree
4 8 (21.62%) CRISC
5 6 (16.22%) CEH
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (13.51%) COSO
1 5 (13.51%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 4 (10.81%) Sarbanes-Oxley
3 2 (5.41%) Data Quality
3 2 (5.41%) GDPR
3 2 (5.41%) ISO 31000
3 2 (5.41%) PCI DSS
4 1 (2.70%) GPG13
4 1 (2.70%) ISO 22301
4 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 4 (10.81%) ServiceNow
2 3 (8.11%) IBM
3 1 (2.70%) NetIQ
3 1 (2.70%) VMware