Period
to 17 November 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in the UK excluding London 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 17 November 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Control Objectives for Information and related Technology (COBIT)
UK > UK excluding London
6 months to
17 Nov 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 651 737 626
Rank change year-on-year +86 -111 +99
Permanent jobs citing COBIT 235 181 346
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK excluding London 0.26% 0.18% 0.31%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 1.88% 1.53% 2.43%
Number of salaries quoted 156 134 246
UK excluding London median annual salary £57,500 £55,000 £57,750
Median salary % change year-on-year +4.55% -4.76% +0.43%
10th Percentile £36,875 £36,250 £37,125
90th Percentile £83,750 £78,750 £79,375
UK median annual salary £65,000 £67,500 £62,500
% change year-on-year -3.70% +8.00% -

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 UK excluding London with a requirement for quality assurance or compliance skills.

All Quality Assurance and Compliance Skills
UK excluding London
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for quality assurance or compliance skills 12,493 11,824 14,212
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK excluding London 13.74% 11.77% 12.88%
Number of salaries quoted 9,278 9,179 10,939
UK excluding London median annual salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.88% - +2.41%
10th Percentile £26,204 £25,000 £25,000
90th Percentile £68,750 £67,500 £67,500
UK median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £49,000
% change year-on-year - +2.04% +6.52%

COBIT
Job Vacancy Trend in the UK excluding London

Job postings citing COBIT as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in the UK excluding London.

Job vacancy trend for COBIT in the UK excluding London

COBIT
Salary Trend in the UK excluding London

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

Salary trend for COBIT in the UK excluding London

COBIT
Salary Histogram in the UK excluding London

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing COBIT in the UK excluding London over the 6 months to 17 November 2018.

Salary histogram for COBIT in the UK excluding London

COBIT
Job Locations in the UK excluding London

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing COBIT within the UK excluding London region over the 6 months to 17 November 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
South East +56 88 £60,000 +21.21% 5
East of England +50 42 £77,500 +19.23% 2
North of England +20 38 £50,000 - 9
Midlands +20 35 £61,250 +24.37% 5
North West +3 22 £50,000 +17.65% 6
West Midlands +22 20 £47,500 +1.60% 4
South West +1 18 £37,250 -44.81% 7
East Midlands +26 15 £77,500 -3.13% 1
Yorkshire +39 14 £56,250 +11.39% 2
Scotland +7 12 £95,000 +18.75% 2
Wales +1 2 £73,750 +13.46%
North East -12 2 £45,000 -28.29% 1
COBIT
UK

For the 6 months to 17 November 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 UK excluding London region with a requirement for COBIT.

1 146 (62.13%) Information Security
2 143 (60.85%) ITIL
3 111 (47.23%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 101 (42.98%) CISSP
5 92 (39.15%) Finance
6 84 (35.74%) Management Information System
7 76 (32.34%) CISA
8 66 (28.09%) CISM
9 59 (25.11%) PCI DSS
10 55 (23.40%) Stakeholder Management
11 50 (21.28%) Cybersecurity
12 48 (20.43%) CRISC
13 46 (19.57%) GDPR
14 45 (19.15%) Risk Management
15 40 (17.02%) Data Protection
16 39 (16.60%) Security Management
17 37 (15.74%) TOGAF
18 35 (14.89%) Continuous Improvement
19 33 (14.04%) Project Management
20 31 (13.19%) Security Monitoring
21 29 (12.34%) Agile Software Development
22 28 (11.91%) Service Management
22 28 (11.91%) PRINCE2
23 27 (11.49%) Retail
24 26 (11.06%) Degree
24 26 (11.06%) Legal
25 25 (10.64%) IT Audit
25 25 (10.64%) SIEM
25 25 (10.64%) Analytical Skills
26 23 (9.79%) Business Continuity

COBIT
Co-occurring IT Skills in the UK excluding London 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 6 (2.55%) Oracle SOA Suite
2 5 (2.13%) IIS
2 5 (2.13%) MS Exchange
3 4 (1.70%) JBoss
3 4 (1.70%) SharePoint
Applications
1 2 (0.85%) Microsoft Excel
1 2 (0.85%) Microsoft PowerPoint
1 2 (0.85%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 11 (4.68%) SaaS
2 9 (3.83%) Microsoft Azure
3 6 (2.55%) IaaS
4 5 (2.13%) Amazon AWS
5 4 (1.70%) Cloud Computing
5 4 (1.70%) Google Cloud Platform
5 4 (1.70%) PaaS
6 2 (0.85%) GitHub
7 1 (0.43%) Google App Engine
7 1 (0.43%) Office 365
7 1 (0.43%) OneDrive
Communications & Networking
1 20 (8.51%) Firewall
2 7 (2.98%) Network Security
2 7 (2.98%) SAN
2 7 (2.98%) WAN
3 6 (2.55%) IPsec
3 6 (2.55%) LAN
4 5 (2.13%) Internet
4 5 (2.13%) SSL
4 5 (2.13%) VoIP
5 3 (1.28%) DNS
5 3 (1.28%) NetScaler
5 3 (1.28%) VLAN
6 2 (0.85%) BGP
6 2 (0.85%) Cisco ASA
6 2 (0.85%) Cisco Nexus
6 2 (0.85%) DHCP
6 2 (0.85%) NAS
6 2 (0.85%) Remote Desktop
6 2 (0.85%) TCP/IP
6 2 (0.85%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (3.83%) SQL Server
2 4 (1.70%) DB2
3 2 (0.85%) Big Data
4 1 (0.43%) Geospatial Data
4 1 (0.43%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 2 (0.85%) Jenkins
General
1 92 (39.15%) Finance
2 27 (11.49%) Retail
3 26 (11.06%) Legal
4 10 (4.26%) Banking
5 6 (2.55%) Retail Banking
6 5 (2.13%) Local Government
7 2 (0.85%) Billing
7 2 (0.85%) Law
7 2 (0.85%) Marketing
8 1 (0.43%) Investment Banking
8 1 (0.43%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 48 (20.43%) Analyst
2 36 (15.32%) Security Manager
3 30 (12.77%) Architect
4 29 (12.34%) IT Manager
4 29 (12.34%) Security Analyst
5 24 (10.21%) Information Manager
6 20 (8.51%) Information Analyst
6 20 (8.51%) Information Security Analyst
6 20 (8.51%) Information Security Manager
6 20 (8.51%) IT Analyst
6 20 (8.51%) Risk Manager
7 16 (6.81%) Consultant
7 16 (6.81%) Risk Analyst
8 14 (5.96%) Head of Security
8 14 (5.96%) Security Architect
9 13 (5.53%) Auditor
9 13 (5.53%) IT Auditor
9 13 (5.53%) IT Risk Analyst
9 13 (5.53%) IT Security Manager
10 11 (4.68%) IT Security Auditor
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (4.26%) SailPoint
2 6 (2.55%) Java EE
2 6 (2.55%) Web Services
3 4 (1.70%) Hibernate
3 4 (1.70%) J2EE
3 4 (1.70%) REST
3 4 (1.70%) SOAP
3 4 (1.70%) Struts
3 4 (1.70%) XML
4 2 (0.85%) .NET
4 2 (0.85%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 84 (35.74%) Management Information System
2 25 (10.64%) Analytical Skills
3 13 (5.53%) Cyberthreat
3 13 (5.53%) Self-Motivation
4 12 (5.11%) Computer Science
5 7 (2.98%) Mobile App
6 6 (2.55%) Data Centre
7 5 (2.13%) NHS
8 4 (1.70%) Mainframe
9 3 (1.28%) Clustering
9 3 (1.28%) Data Protection Act
9 3 (1.28%) Public Cloud
10 2 (0.85%) Algorithms
10 2 (0.85%) Cyberattack
10 2 (0.85%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
10 2 (0.85%) FMCG
10 2 (0.85%) Freedom of Information
10 2 (0.85%) Freedom of Information Act
10 2 (0.85%) N-Tier
11 1 (0.43%) Taxonomies
Operating Systems
1 23 (9.79%) Windows
2 13 (5.53%) Linux
3 12 (5.11%) Unix
4 7 (2.98%) Windows Server 2003
5 6 (2.55%) Windows Server
6 2 (0.85%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 2 (0.85%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 146 (62.13%) Information Security
2 143 (60.85%) ITIL
3 55 (23.40%) Stakeholder Management
4 50 (21.28%) Cybersecurity
5 45 (19.15%) Risk Management
6 40 (17.02%) Data Protection
7 39 (16.60%) Security Management
8 37 (15.74%) TOGAF
9 35 (14.89%) Continuous Improvement
10 33 (14.04%) Project Management
11 31 (13.19%) Security Monitoring
12 29 (12.34%) Agile Software Development
13 28 (11.91%) PRINCE2
13 28 (11.91%) Service Management
14 25 (10.64%) IT Audit
14 25 (10.64%) SIEM
15 23 (9.79%) Business Continuity
16 22 (9.36%) Security Architecture
17 21 (8.94%) Information Security Management
17 21 (8.94%) Penetration Testing
Programming Languages
1 6 (2.55%) SQL
2 2 (0.85%) Java
2 2 (0.85%) PHP
2 2 (0.85%) PowerShell
2 2 (0.85%) Python
Qualifications
1 101 (42.98%) CISSP
2 76 (32.34%) CISA
3 66 (28.09%) CISM
4 48 (20.43%) CRISC
5 26 (11.06%) Degree
6 7 (2.98%) SANS
7 6 (2.55%) Cisco Certification
7 6 (2.55%) GIAC
8 5 (2.13%) Security Cleared
9 4 (1.70%) CEH
9 4 (1.70%) Microsoft Certification
9 4 (1.70%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
10 3 (1.28%) CESG Certified Professional
10 3 (1.28%) Citrix Certification
10 3 (1.28%) Computer Science Degree
10 3 (1.28%) GSLC
10 3 (1.28%) IISP
10 3 (1.28%) ISSAP
11 2 (0.85%) (ISC)2 CCSP
11 2 (0.85%) CompTIA Security+
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 111 (47.23%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 59 (25.11%) PCI DSS
3 46 (19.57%) GDPR
4 13 (5.53%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
5 12 (5.11%) Sarbanes-Oxley
6 10 (4.26%) ISO 22301
7 5 (2.13%) Cyber Essentials
7 5 (2.13%) SLA
8 4 (1.70%) QA
9 2 (0.85%) ISO/IEC 20000
10 1 (0.43%) COSO
10 1 (0.43%) GPG13
10 1 (0.43%) PMO
System Software
1 10 (4.26%) Active Directory
2 8 (3.40%) VMware Infrastructure
3 5 (2.13%) VMware ESXi
4 4 (1.70%) Virtual Machines
5 2 (0.85%) Docker
5 2 (0.85%) Hyper-V
5 2 (0.85%) Terminal Services
5 2 (0.85%) vCloud
5 2 (0.85%) vSphere
5 2 (0.85%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 12 (5.11%) QRadar
2 11 (4.68%) Core Impact
2 11 (4.68%) Nessus
2 11 (4.68%) Nexpose
2 11 (4.68%) OpenVAS
3 6 (2.55%) RSA enVision
4 3 (1.28%) RSA Security Analytics
5 2 (0.85%) Ansible
5 2 (0.85%) HP Fortify
5 2 (0.85%) PowerBroker
6 1 (0.43%) Host Intrusion Detection System
6 1 (0.43%) McAfee ePO
6 1 (0.43%) Network Intrusion Detection System
6 1 (0.43%) Trend Micro Deep Security
Vendors
1 22 (9.36%) Splunk
2 21 (8.94%) LogRhythm
3 18 (7.66%) ArcSight
4 17 (7.23%) Microsoft
5 11 (4.68%) AlienVault
5 11 (4.68%) Qualys
5 11 (4.68%) SolarWinds
6 10 (4.26%) Aveksa
6 10 (4.26%) Bomgar
6 10 (4.26%) CyberArk
6 10 (4.26%) VMware
7 8 (3.40%) Cisco
8 7 (2.98%) Cognizant
8 7 (2.98%) IBM
9 6 (2.55%) Oracle
10 5 (2.13%) Juniper
11 4 (1.70%) Chordiant
11 4 (1.70%) Citrix
11 4 (1.70%) Google
12 2 (0.85%) HP