The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in the South West 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 29 March 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Control Objectives for Information and related Technology (COBIT)
England / South West
3 months to
29 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 212 240 238
Rank change year-on-year +28 -2  
Permanent jobs citing COBIT 22 21 7
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South West 0.43% 0.36% 0.12%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 3.89% 3.16% 1.05%
Number of salaries quoted 21 13 7
Median salary £67,500 £65,000 £70,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +3.84% -7.14%  
90% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £47,500 £68,000
10% offered a salary of more than £77,500 £80,000 £71,000
UK excluding London median salary £60,000 £55,000 £60,000
% change year-on-year +9.09% -8.33%  

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 the South West with a requirement for quality assurance and compliance skills.

Quality Assurance & Compliance Skills
South West
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for quality assurance and compliance skills 565 665 666
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the South West 11.17% 11.28% 11.10%
Number of salaries quoted 462 549 521
Median salary £42,500 £42,500 £38,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - +10.38%  
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £27,000 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £60,000 £67,500
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £44,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year -4.49% +4.70%  

COBIT
Job Vacancy Trend in the South West

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in the South West 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 the South West

COBIT
Salary Trend in the South West

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

Salary trend for COBIT in the South West

COBIT
Salary Histogram in the South West

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing COBIT in the South West over the 3 months to 29 March 2017.

Salary histogram for COBIT in the South West

COBIT
Job Locations in the South West

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing COBIT within the South West region over the 3 months to 29 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
Bristol +3 8 £67,500 +17.39%
Gloucestershire 0 6 £72,500 +11.53%
Dorset +33 5 £60,000 -
Somerset - 2 £60,000 -
Wiltshire +14 1 £57,500 -17.85%
COBIT
England

For the 6 months to 29 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 South West region with a requirement for COBIT.

1 30 (60.00%) ITIL
2 29 (58.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 24 (48.00%) Information Security
4 20 (40.00%) CISSP
5 17 (34.00%) Security Cleared
6 15 (30.00%) TOGAF
7 14 (28.00%) MODAF
7 14 (28.00%) Service Management
8 12 (24.00%) CISM
8 12 (24.00%) Management Information System
9 11 (22.00%) Risk Management
9 11 (22.00%) ITSM
10 10 (20.00%) Agile Software Development
10 10 (20.00%) Security Management
10 10 (20.00%) VMware
10 10 (20.00%) SC Cleared
10 10 (20.00%) Cloud Computing
10 10 (20.00%) Patch Management
11 9 (18.00%) Security Architecture
11 9 (18.00%) Finance
12 8 (16.00%) CISA
12 8 (16.00%) Project Management
12 8 (16.00%) Security+ Certification
12 8 (16.00%) Penetration Testing
12 8 (16.00%) Vulnerability Management
12 8 (16.00%) OWASP
12 8 (16.00%) SDLC
12 8 (16.00%) CompTIA Security+
12 8 (16.00%) Continuous Delivery
12 8 (16.00%) IT Audit

COBIT
Co-occurring IT Skills in the South 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:

Application Platforms
1 1 (2.00%) CMS
Cloud Services
1 10 (20.00%) Cloud Computing
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (14.00%) Big Data
General
1 9 (18.00%) Finance
2 7 (14.00%) Local Government
3 1 (2.00%) Retail
Job Titles
1 15 (30.00%) Architect
2 14 (28.00%) Enterprise Architect
3 10 (20.00%) Enterprise Solutions Architect
3 10 (20.00%) Solutions Architect
4 7 (14.00%) Analyst
4 7 (14.00%) Consultant
4 7 (14.00%) IT Manager
5 6 (12.00%) Compliance Consultant
5 6 (12.00%) Risk Consultant
5 6 (12.00%) Security Analyst
6 5 (10.00%) IT Analyst
6 5 (10.00%) IT Security Analyst
7 4 (8.00%) CISSP Consultant
7 4 (8.00%) Delivery Manager
7 4 (8.00%) IT Services Manager
7 4 (8.00%) Principal Architect
7 4 (8.00%) Principal Enterprise Architect
7 4 (8.00%) Senior Architect
7 4 (8.00%) Senior Enterprise Architect
7 4 (8.00%) Service Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (2.00%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 12 (24.00%) Management Information System
2 2 (4.00%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (2.00%) CMDB
3 1 (2.00%) Hybrid Cloud
Processes & Methodologies
1 30 (60.00%) ITIL
2 24 (48.00%) Information Security
3 15 (30.00%) TOGAF
4 14 (28.00%) MODAF
4 14 (28.00%) Service Management
5 11 (22.00%) ITSM
5 11 (22.00%) Risk Management
6 10 (20.00%) Agile Software Development
6 10 (20.00%) Patch Management
6 10 (20.00%) Security Management
7 9 (18.00%) Security Architecture
8 8 (16.00%) Continuous Delivery
8 8 (16.00%) IT Audit
8 8 (16.00%) IT Strategy
8 8 (16.00%) OWASP
8 8 (16.00%) Penetration Testing
8 8 (16.00%) Project Management
8 8 (16.00%) SDLC
8 8 (16.00%) Vulnerability Management
9 7 (14.00%) Information Security Management
Programming Languages
1 7 (14.00%) C
Qualifications
1 20 (40.00%) CISSP
2 17 (34.00%) Security Cleared
3 12 (24.00%) CISM
4 10 (20.00%) SC Cleared
5 8 (16.00%) CISA
5 8 (16.00%) CompTIA Security+
5 8 (16.00%) Security+ Certification
6 7 (14.00%) DV Cleared
7 6 (12.00%) CESG Certified Professional
7 6 (12.00%) CISMP
8 2 (4.00%) PCI QSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 29 (58.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 6 (12.00%) ISO27002
2 6 (12.00%) PCI DSS
3 3 (6.00%) SLA
Systems Management
1 3 (6.00%) Nagios
Vendors
1 10 (20.00%) VMware
2 4 (8.00%) ServiceNow
3 3 (6.00%) HP
3 3 (6.00%) Remedy
4 1 (2.00%) Snow