Period
to 19 January 2019

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 19 January 2019 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
19 Jan 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 617 706 657
Rank change year-on-year +89 -49 +29
Permanent jobs citing COBIT 239 216 282
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK excluding London 0.28% 0.22% 0.27%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 1.99% 1.81% 2.22%
Number of salaries quoted 164 168 247
UK excluding London median annual salary £55,000 £52,750 £60,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +4.27% -12.08% +4.35%
10th Percentile £37,500 £30,250 £41,250
90th Percentile £84,395 £77,500 £82,750
UK median annual salary £62,500 £65,000 £62,500
% change year-on-year -3.85% +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 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 12,030 11,905 12,715
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK excluding London 14.27% 11.96% 12.38%
Number of salaries quoted 8,866 9,228 9,846
UK excluding London median annual salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.88% - -
10th Percentile £25,688 £25,000 £24,250
90th Percentile £70,000 £68,750 £65,000
UK median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £47,500
% change year-on-year - +5.26% -

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 19 January 2019.

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 19 January 2019. 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 +73 93 £62,500 +26.26% 10
Midlands +34 55 £48,742 -13.35% 10
East of England +55 37 £77,500 +11.91% 2
West Midlands +31 34 £46,954 -16.53% 9
North of England +9 34 £42,500 -17.48% 6
North West +14 25 £41,500 +36.07% 6
East Midlands +29 18 £75,000 +30.43% 1
South West +23 17 £44,500 -8.72% 5
Yorkshire +9 7 £65,000 +22.64%
Scotland +4 3 £95,000 +111.11% 3
North East +12 2 £45,000 -28.29%
COBIT
UK

For the 6 months to 19 January 2019, 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.

1 162 (67.78%) Information Security
2 140 (58.58%) ITIL
3 122 (51.05%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 97 (40.59%) Management Information System
5 80 (33.47%) CISSP
6 75 (31.38%) Finance
7 57 (23.85%) TOGAF
7 57 (23.85%) GDPR
8 54 (22.59%) Stakeholder Management
8 54 (22.59%) CISA
9 52 (21.76%) PCI DSS
10 47 (19.67%) Continuous Improvement
11 46 (19.25%) CISM
12 43 (17.99%) Data Protection
12 43 (17.99%) Degree
13 42 (17.57%) PRINCE2
13 42 (17.57%) CRISC
14 40 (16.74%) Analytical Skills
14 40 (16.74%) Security Management
15 37 (15.48%) Cybersecurity
16 35 (14.64%) Project Management
17 29 (12.13%) Risk Management
17 29 (12.13%) Agile Software Development
18 28 (11.72%) Security Architecture
18 28 (11.72%) Information Security Management
19 27 (11.30%) Legal
19 27 (11.30%) Business Continuity
19 27 (11.30%) Enterprise Architecture
20 26 (10.88%) Problem-Solving
21 25 (10.46%) SIEM

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 14 (5.86%) Oracle Workflow
2 7 (2.93%) SharePoint
3 5 (2.09%) MS Exchange
4 1 (0.42%) IIS
Applications
1 4 (1.67%) Microsoft Project
2 1 (0.42%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 13 (5.44%) SaaS
2 6 (2.51%) Office 365
3 5 (2.09%) Microsoft Azure
4 3 (1.26%) IaaS
4 3 (1.26%) PaaS
5 2 (0.84%) Amazon AWS
5 2 (0.84%) Cloud Computing
5 2 (0.84%) Google Cloud Platform
6 1 (0.42%) Dropbox
6 1 (0.42%) GitHub
6 1 (0.42%) OneDrive
Communications & Networking
1 20 (8.37%) Firewall
2 7 (2.93%) Network Security
3 6 (2.51%) IPsec
3 6 (2.51%) SAN
4 5 (2.09%) LAN
4 5 (2.09%) SSL
4 5 (2.09%) VoIP
4 5 (2.09%) WAN
5 4 (1.67%) DNS
6 3 (1.26%) DHCP
6 3 (1.26%) TCP/IP
7 2 (0.84%) Internet
7 2 (0.84%) Intrusion Detection
7 2 (0.84%) Skype
7 2 (0.84%) VLAN
7 2 (0.84%) Wi-Fi
8 1 (0.42%) Cisco ASA
8 1 (0.42%) Cisco Nexus
8 1 (0.42%) Remote Desktop
8 1 (0.42%) VXLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 16 (6.69%) Big Data
2 7 (2.93%) Data Warehouse
3 6 (2.51%) SQL Server
4 1 (0.42%) Geospatial Data
Development Applications
1 7 (2.93%) ERwin
2 1 (0.42%) Jenkins
General
1 75 (31.38%) Finance
2 27 (11.30%) Legal
3 16 (6.69%) Retail
4 14 (5.86%) Marketing
5 11 (4.60%) Local Government
6 7 (2.93%) Telecoms
7 4 (1.67%) Banking
8 2 (0.84%) Law
9 1 (0.42%) Billing
9 1 (0.42%) Investment Banking
Job Titles
1 50 (20.92%) Analyst
2 47 (19.67%) Security Manager
3 42 (17.57%) Architect
4 33 (13.81%) Information Security Manager
5 31 (12.97%) Information Manager
6 30 (12.55%) Security Analyst
7 26 (10.88%) IT Analyst
8 25 (10.46%) Consultant
9 23 (9.62%) IT Manager
10 19 (7.95%) Information Analyst
10 19 (7.95%) Information Security Analyst
10 19 (7.95%) Risk Analyst
11 17 (7.11%) Enterprise Architect
12 16 (6.69%) IT Security Manager
13 15 (6.28%) IT Risk Analyst
13 15 (6.28%) Risk Manager
14 14 (5.86%) Auditor
14 14 (5.86%) IT Auditor
15 11 (4.60%) IT Security Analyst
15 11 (4.60%) Security Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (0.84%) Middleware
1 2 (0.84%) Web Services
2 1 (0.42%) SailPoint
Miscellaneous
1 97 (40.59%) Management Information System
2 40 (16.74%) Analytical Skills
3 19 (7.95%) Cyberthreat
4 16 (6.69%) Self-Motivation
5 14 (5.86%) Hybrid Cloud
6 11 (4.60%) NHS
7 6 (2.51%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
8 4 (1.67%) Mobile App
9 2 (0.84%) Algorithms
9 2 (0.84%) Data Centre
9 2 (0.84%) Enterprise Cloud
9 2 (0.84%) Public Cloud
9 2 (0.84%) Virtual Team
10 1 (0.42%) Clustering
10 1 (0.42%) Data Protection Act
10 1 (0.42%) Fintech
10 1 (0.42%) Greenfield Project
10 1 (0.42%) N-Tier
10 1 (0.42%) Private Cloud
10 1 (0.42%) Taxonomies
Operating Systems
1 23 (9.62%) Windows
2 13 (5.44%) Linux
3 12 (5.02%) Unix
4 7 (2.93%) Windows Server
5 6 (2.51%) Windows Server 2003
6 3 (1.26%) Windows Server 2012
7 1 (0.42%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 162 (67.78%) Information Security
2 140 (58.58%) ITIL
3 57 (23.85%) TOGAF
4 54 (22.59%) Stakeholder Management
5 47 (19.67%) Continuous Improvement
6 43 (17.99%) Data Protection
7 42 (17.57%) PRINCE2
8 40 (16.74%) Security Management
9 37 (15.48%) Cybersecurity
10 35 (14.64%) Project Management
11 29 (12.13%) Agile Software Development
11 29 (12.13%) Risk Management
12 28 (11.72%) Information Security Management
12 28 (11.72%) Security Architecture
13 27 (11.30%) Business Continuity
13 27 (11.30%) Enterprise Architecture
14 26 (10.88%) Problem-Solving
15 25 (10.46%) Penetration Testing
15 25 (10.46%) SIEM
16 24 (10.04%) IT Strategy
Programming Languages
1 9 (3.77%) SQL
2 2 (0.84%) Java
2 2 (0.84%) PHP
2 2 (0.84%) PowerShell
3 1 (0.42%) Python
Qualifications
1 80 (33.47%) CISSP
2 54 (22.59%) CISA
3 46 (19.25%) CISM
4 43 (17.99%) Degree
5 42 (17.57%) CRISC
6 14 (5.86%) BPSS Clearance
7 10 (4.18%) Security Cleared
7 10 (4.18%) TOGAF Certification
8 8 (3.35%) SANS
9 7 (2.93%) GIAC
10 3 (1.26%) CEH
10 3 (1.26%) CGEIT
10 3 (1.26%) Computer Science Degree
10 3 (1.26%) ISSAP
10 3 (1.26%) Microsoft Certification
11 2 (0.84%) CISMP
11 2 (0.84%) CompTIA Security+
11 2 (0.84%) ISSMP
11 2 (0.84%) ITIL Certification
11 2 (0.84%) SSCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 122 (51.05%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 57 (23.85%) GDPR
3 52 (21.76%) PCI DSS
4 16 (6.69%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
5 14 (5.86%) BS7799
6 12 (5.02%) ISO 22301
7 9 (3.77%) Sarbanes-Oxley
8 7 (2.93%) Data Quality
9 4 (1.67%) Cyber Essentials
9 4 (1.67%) PMO
10 3 (1.26%) QA
11 2 (0.84%) BS25999
11 2 (0.84%) COSO
11 2 (0.84%) ISO 31000
11 2 (0.84%) SLA
12 1 (0.42%) GPG13
12 1 (0.42%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 10 (4.18%) Active Directory
2 9 (3.77%) VMware Infrastructure
3 5 (2.09%) VMware ESXi
4 2 (0.84%) Virtual Machines
5 1 (0.42%) Docker
5 1 (0.42%) Hyper-V
5 1 (0.42%) vCloud
5 1 (0.42%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 7 (2.93%) RSA enVision
2 2 (0.84%) HP Fortify
2 2 (0.84%) QRadar
3 1 (0.42%) Ansible
3 1 (0.42%) Core Impact
3 1 (0.42%) Host Intrusion Detection System
3 1 (0.42%) McAfee ePO
3 1 (0.42%) Nessus
3 1 (0.42%) Network Intrusion Detection System
3 1 (0.42%) Nexpose
3 1 (0.42%) OpenVAS
Vendors
1 21 (8.79%) Oracle
2 11 (4.60%) LogRhythm
2 11 (4.60%) Splunk
3 9 (3.77%) ArcSight
3 9 (3.77%) VMware
4 8 (3.35%) Microsoft
5 4 (1.67%) Cisco
6 3 (1.26%) Juniper
7 2 (0.84%) CheckPoint
7 2 (0.84%) Google
7 2 (0.84%) HP
8 1 (0.42%) Blue Coat
8 1 (0.42%) Citrix
8 1 (0.42%) Dell
8 1 (0.42%) EMC
8 1 (0.42%) IBM
8 1 (0.42%) McAfee
8 1 (0.42%) NetApp
8 1 (0.42%) Qualys
8 1 (0.42%) SolarWinds