Period
to 6 April 2020

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in the South East 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 6 April 2020 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Control Objectives for Information and related Technology (COBIT)
England > South East
6 months to
6 Apr 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 389 434 518
Rank change year-on-year +45 +84 -43
Permanent jobs citing COBIT 65 78 61
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the South East 0.31% 0.29% 0.19%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 2.20% 2.00% 1.50%
Number of salaries quoted 61 50 61
Median annual salary £52,500 £65,000 £75,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -19.23% -13.33% +25.00%
10th Percentile £31,250 £36,750 £39,000
90th Percentile £82,500 £84,672 £85,000
England median annual salary £65,000 £57,500 £65,000
% change year-on-year +13.04% -11.54% +4.00%

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 South East with a requirement for quality assurance or compliance skills.

All Quality Assurance and Compliance Skills
South East
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for quality assurance or compliance skills 2,958 3,894 4,069
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South East 13.89% 14.55% 12.83%
Number of salaries quoted 2,287 3,035 3,209
Median annual salary £51,500 £50,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +3.00% +11.11% +5.88%
10th Percentile £28,500 £27,600 £25,600
90th Percentile £78,750 £71,250 £71,250
England median annual salary £52,500 £50,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year +5.00% - +5.26%

COBIT
Job Vacancy Trend in the South East

Job postings citing COBIT as a proportion of all IT jobs advertised in the South East.

Job vacancy trend for COBIT in the South East

COBIT
Salary Trend in the South East

3-month moving average salary quoted in jobs citing COBIT in the South East.

Salary trend for COBIT in the South East

COBIT
Salary Histogram in the South East

Salary distribution for jobs citing COBIT in the South East over the 6 months to 6 April 2020.

Salary histogram for COBIT in the South East

COBIT
Job Locations in the South East

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing COBIT within the South East region over the 6 months to 6 April 2020. 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
Thames Valley +15 23 £77,500 +19.23% 1
East Sussex +17 18 £40,000 -51.52%
Berkshire +18 13 £80,000 +45.45% 1
Surrey +50 10 £50,000 -24.24%
Kent +15 6 £28,000 -34.12%
Oxfordshire +25 5 £61,250 -5.77%
Buckinghamshire +18 5 £62,500 -24.01%
Hampshire +30 4 £45,000 -21.74%
West Sussex - 2 - - 1
COBIT
England

For the 6 months to 6 April 2020, 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 South East region with a requirement for COBIT.

1 54 (83.08%) ITIL
2 33 (50.77%) NIST
3 31 (47.69%) Finance
4 23 (35.38%) Information Security
4 23 (35.38%) Service Management
5 19 (29.23%) ISO/IEC 27001
6 17 (26.15%) CISSP
6 17 (26.15%) Management Information System
7 16 (24.62%) Security Management
8 15 (23.08%) Microsoft
8 15 (23.08%) Cybersecurity
9 14 (21.54%) Security Testing
9 14 (21.54%) Line Management
9 14 (21.54%) CISA
9 14 (21.54%) .NET
9 14 (21.54%) Incident Management
10 13 (20.00%) Risk Management
11 12 (18.46%) Firewall
11 12 (18.46%) ITSM
11 12 (18.46%) Project Management
11 12 (18.46%) JavaScript
11 12 (18.46%) Vulnerability Management
12 11 (16.92%) OWASP
12 11 (16.92%) Microservices
12 11 (16.92%) SDLC
12 11 (16.92%) Service Delivery
13 10 (15.38%) SQL
13 10 (15.38%) Risk Assessment
13 10 (15.38%) IT Governance
13 10 (15.38%) Analytical Skills

COBIT
Co-occurring IT Skills in the South East 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:

Application Platforms
1 8 (12.31%) IIS
2 6 (9.23%) Exchange Server 2010
2 6 (9.23%) Exchange Server 2013
2 6 (9.23%) MS Exchange
2 6 (9.23%) SAS
3 2 (3.08%) Tomcat
3 2 (3.08%) WebSphere
Applications
1 1 (1.54%) Microsoft Excel
1 1 (1.54%) Microsoft Office
1 1 (1.54%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 4 (6.15%) Oracle Financials
2 2 (3.08%) Remedy ITSM
2 2 (3.08%) SAP GTS
Cloud Services
1 2 (3.08%) Cloud Computing
1 2 (3.08%) IaaS
1 2 (3.08%) PaaS
1 2 (3.08%) SaaS
2 1 (1.54%) Azure
Communications & Networking
1 12 (18.46%) Firewall
2 6 (9.23%) DHCP
2 6 (9.23%) DNS
2 6 (9.23%) TCP/IP
2 6 (9.23%) VoIP
3 3 (4.62%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (12.31%) SQL Server
2 6 (9.23%) SQL Server 2008
2 6 (9.23%) SQL Server 2012
3 2 (3.08%) BusinessObjects
3 2 (3.08%) DB2
3 2 (3.08%) MySQL
4 1 (1.54%) Big Data
4 1 (1.54%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 8 (12.31%) ReSharper
1 8 (12.31%) SonarQube
2 4 (6.15%) Visual Studio
General
1 31 (47.69%) Finance
2 2 (3.08%) Legal
3 1 (1.54%) Banking
3 1 (1.54%) Games
3 1 (1.54%) Retail
Job Titles
1 18 (27.69%) Analyst
2 14 (21.54%) Security Analyst
3 13 (20.00%) Information Analyst
3 13 (20.00%) Information Security Analyst
3 13 (20.00%) IT Manager
4 10 (15.38%) Architect
5 7 (10.77%) Security Architect
6 6 (9.23%) Engineering Manager
6 6 (9.23%) IT Technician
6 6 (9.23%) Service Manager
6 6 (9.23%) Service Support Manager
6 6 (9.23%) Software Engineering Manager
6 6 (9.23%) Software Manager
6 6 (9.23%) Support Manager
7 5 (7.69%) Financial Analyst
7 5 (7.69%) IT Services Manager
7 5 (7.69%) IT Support
7 5 (7.69%) IT Support Manager
7 5 (7.69%) ITIL Manager
7 5 (7.69%) ITIL Service Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 14 (21.54%) .NET
2 8 (12.31%) .NET Core
2 8 (12.31%) .NET Framework
2 8 (12.31%) Web Services
3 2 (3.08%) OAuth
3 2 (3.08%) OAuth2
3 2 (3.08%) OpenID
3 2 (3.08%) XACML
Miscellaneous
1 17 (26.15%) Management Information System
2 10 (15.38%) Analytical Skills
3 8 (12.31%) Cloud Native
4 5 (7.69%) PKI
5 4 (6.15%) Data Protection Act
6 3 (4.62%) Mobile App
7 2 (3.08%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
8 1 (1.54%) Cyberthreat
8 1 (1.54%) Freedom of Information
8 1 (1.54%) Freedom of Information Act
8 1 (1.54%) Mainframe
8 1 (1.54%) Renewable Energy
Operating Systems
1 6 (9.23%) Windows
1 6 (9.23%) Windows 8
1 6 (9.23%) Windows Server
1 6 (9.23%) Windows Server 2008
1 6 (9.23%) Windows Server 2012
2 1 (1.54%) Linux
2 1 (1.54%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 54 (83.08%) ITIL
2 23 (35.38%) Information Security
2 23 (35.38%) Service Management
3 16 (24.62%) Security Management
4 15 (23.08%) Cybersecurity
5 14 (21.54%) Incident Management
5 14 (21.54%) Line Management
5 14 (21.54%) Security Testing
6 13 (20.00%) Risk Management
7 12 (18.46%) ITSM
7 12 (18.46%) Project Management
7 12 (18.46%) Vulnerability Management
8 11 (16.92%) Microservices
8 11 (16.92%) OWASP
8 11 (16.92%) SDLC
8 11 (16.92%) Service Delivery
9 10 (15.38%) DevOps
9 10 (15.38%) IT Governance
9 10 (15.38%) Risk Assessment
9 10 (15.38%) Technical Leadership
Programming Languages
1 12 (18.46%) JavaScript
2 10 (15.38%) SQL
3 6 (9.23%) C#
4 4 (6.15%) PowerShell
4 4 (6.15%) VBA
5 3 (4.62%) Java
Qualifications
1 17 (26.15%) CISSP
2 14 (21.54%) CISA
3 8 (12.31%) SANS
4 7 (10.77%) CRISC
5 6 (9.23%) CISM
5 6 (9.23%) MCSA
5 6 (9.23%) MCSE
5 6 (9.23%) Microsoft Certification
6 5 (7.69%) ITIL Certification
6 5 (7.69%) PMI Certification
6 5 (7.69%) PMP
7 4 (6.15%) (ISC)2 CCSP
7 4 (6.15%) Cisco Certification
8 3 (4.62%) CEH
8 3 (4.62%) CSSLP
8 3 (4.62%) GWAPT
8 3 (4.62%) ISSAP
8 3 (4.62%) ISSEP
8 3 (4.62%) PhD
9 2 (3.08%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 33 (50.77%) NIST
2 19 (29.23%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 9 (13.85%) COSO
4 8 (12.31%) QA
4 8 (12.31%) SLA
5 7 (10.77%) PCI DSS
6 6 (9.23%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
7 5 (7.69%) GDPR
8 4 (6.15%) Sarbanes-Oxley
9 2 (3.08%) Cyber Essentials
9 2 (3.08%) NCSC
9 2 (3.08%) SSAE 16
10 1 (1.54%) PSD2
System Software
1 6 (9.23%) Active Directory
1 6 (9.23%) Hyper-V
1 6 (9.23%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 1 (1.54%) Single Sign-On
Vendors
1 15 (23.08%) Microsoft
2 6 (9.23%) Oracle
2 6 (9.23%) VMware
2 6 (9.23%) WatchGuard
3 2 (3.08%) CA
3 2 (3.08%) HP
3 2 (3.08%) Hyperion
3 2 (3.08%) IBM
3 2 (3.08%) PeopleSoft
3 2 (3.08%) Remedy
3 2 (3.08%) SAP
3 2 (3.08%) ServiceNow
3 2 (3.08%) Siebel
4 1 (1.54%) Palo Alto
4 1 (1.54%) Salesforce.com