The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Scotland with a requirement for COBIT skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited COBIT over the 3 months to 28 March 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Control Objectives for Information and related Technology (COBIT)
UK / Scotland
3 months to
28 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 129 135 150
Rank change year-on-year +6 +15  
Permanent jobs citing COBIT 7 26 11
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Scotland 0.30% 0.89% 0.35%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 3.20% 6.63% 2.46%
Number of salaries quoted 6 12 8
Median salary £50,000 £55,250 £55,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -9.50% +0.45%  
UK excluding London median salary £60,000 £55,000 £59,500
% change year-on-year +9.09% -7.56%  

COBIT is in the quality assurance and compliance skills category. The next table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all permanent job vacancies advertised in Scotland with a requirement for quality assurance and compliance skills.

Quality Assurance & Compliance Skills
Scotland
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for quality assurance and compliance skills 219 392 447
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Scotland 9.43% 13.37% 14.37%
Number of salaries quoted 128 244 254
Median salary £37,000 £47,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -22.10% +5.55%  
90% offered a salary of more than £26,000 £25,000 £28,700
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £65,000 £67,500
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £44,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year -3.40% +3.52%  

COBIT
Job Vacancy Trend in Scotland

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Scotland citing COBIT as a proportion of all permanent or contract IT jobs with a match in the Quality Assurance & Compliance category.

Job vacancy trend for COBIT in Scotland

COBIT
Salary Trend in Scotland

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

Salary trend for COBIT in Scotland

COBIT
Salary Histogram in Scotland

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing COBIT in Scotland over the 3 months to 28 March 2017.

Salary histogram for COBIT in Scotland

COBIT
Job Locations in Scotland

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing COBIT within the Scotland region over the 3 months to 28 March 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Edinburgh -2 6 £50,000 -21.56%
Stirling - 1 £35,500 -
COBIT
UK

COBIT
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 28 March 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 Scotland region with a requirement for COBIT.

1 11 (91.67%) Finance
2 10 (83.33%) ITIL
3 9 (75.00%) Service Management
4 7 (58.33%) CISM
4 7 (58.33%) CISSP
5 6 (50.00%) Disaster Recovery
5 6 (50.00%) ITSM
5 6 (50.00%) Continuous Improvement
6 5 (41.67%) Penetration Testing
6 5 (41.67%) Supplier Management
6 5 (41.67%) Degree
6 5 (41.67%) ISO/IEC 27001
6 5 (41.67%) Security Testing
7 4 (33.33%) Risk Analysis
7 4 (33.33%) Risk Management
7 4 (33.33%) Information Security
7 4 (33.33%) Data Security
7 4 (33.33%) Security Management
7 4 (33.33%) Cybersecurity
7 4 (33.33%) Privileged Access Management
8 3 (25.00%) SIEM
8 3 (25.00%) Management Information System
8 3 (25.00%) Microsoft
8 3 (25.00%) Active Directory
8 3 (25.00%) MS Excel
8 3 (25.00%) Windows
8 3 (25.00%) Network Security
9 2 (16.67%) PowerShell
9 2 (16.67%) NetIQ eDirectory
9 2 (16.67%) Business Continuity

COBIT
Co-occurring IT Skills in Scotland 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 3 (25.00%) MS Excel
2 1 (8.33%) MS Office
2 1 (8.33%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 1 (8.33%) assyst
Cloud Services
1 1 (8.33%) IaaS
1 1 (8.33%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 3 (25.00%) Network Security
2 1 (8.33%) DMZ
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (8.33%) SQL Server
General
1 11 (91.67%) Finance
2 1 (8.33%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 7 (58.33%) Security Manager
2 5 (41.67%) IT Manager
2 5 (41.67%) IT Security Manager
3 2 (16.67%) Senior Technician
4 1 (8.33%) Analyst
4 1 (8.33%) Change Analyst
4 1 (8.33%) Configuration Analyst
4 1 (8.33%) Configuration Management Analyst
4 1 (8.33%) Consultant
4 1 (8.33%) Cybersecurity Manager
4 1 (8.33%) ITSM Consultant
4 1 (8.33%) Presales Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (16.67%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 3 (25.00%) Management Information System
2 2 (16.67%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (8.33%) PKI
Operating Systems
1 3 (25.00%) Windows
2 2 (16.67%) Linux
3 1 (8.33%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (83.33%) ITIL
2 9 (75.00%) Service Management
3 6 (50.00%) Continuous Improvement
3 6 (50.00%) Disaster Recovery
3 6 (50.00%) ITSM
4 5 (41.67%) Penetration Testing
4 5 (41.67%) Security Testing
4 5 (41.67%) Supplier Management
5 4 (33.33%) Cybersecurity
5 4 (33.33%) Data Security
5 4 (33.33%) Information Security
5 4 (33.33%) Privileged Access Management
5 4 (33.33%) Risk Analysis
5 4 (33.33%) Risk Management
5 4 (33.33%) Security Management
6 3 (25.00%) SIEM
7 2 (16.67%) Data Privacy
7 2 (16.67%) Identity Access Management
7 2 (16.67%) Identity Management
7 2 (16.67%) Service Delivery
Programming Languages
1 2 (16.67%) PowerShell
1 2 (16.67%) SQL
Qualifications
1 7 (58.33%) CISM
1 7 (58.33%) CISSP
2 5 (41.67%) Degree
3 2 (16.67%) ITIL Certification
4 1 (8.33%) CISMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (41.67%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 1 (8.33%) PCI DSS
2 1 (8.33%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 3 (25.00%) Active Directory
2 2 (16.67%) NDS
2 2 (16.67%) NetIQ eDirectory
Systems Management
1 2 (16.67%) NetIQ Identity Manager
2 1 (8.33%) Nessus
Vendors
1 3 (25.00%) Microsoft
2 2 (16.67%) NetIQ
3 1 (8.33%) Bloomberg
3 1 (8.33%) CheckPoint
3 1 (8.33%) Citrix
3 1 (8.33%) Oracle
3 1 (8.33%) Qualys
3 1 (8.33%) VMware