Period
to 22 September 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies 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 22 September 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Control Objectives for Information and related Technology (COBIT)
UK
6 months to
22 Sep 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 646 799 622
Rank change year-on-year +153 -177 +111
Permanent jobs citing COBIT 576 407 756
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.35% 0.23% 0.39%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 2.64% 1.88% 2.97%
Number of salaries quoted 391 339 609
UK median annual salary £65,000 £67,500 £64,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -3.70% +4.65% -0.77%
10th Percentile £37,500 £38,000 £41,250
90th Percentile £92,500 £93,750 £89,625
UK excluding London median annual salary £60,000 £60,000 £57,500
% change year-on-year - +4.35% -4.17%

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 with a requirement for quality assurance or compliance skills.

All Quality Assurance and Compliance Skills
UK
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for quality assurance or compliance skills 21,784 21,671 25,431
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 13.08% 12.26% 13.11%
Number of salaries quoted 16,553 16,075 20,169
UK median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £49,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +2.04% +8.89%
10th Percentile £28,500 £27,261 £27,181
90th Percentile £80,000 £77,500 £77,500
UK excluding London median annual salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year +5.88% - +6.25%

COBIT
Job Vacancy Trend

Job postings citing COBIT as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised.

Job vacancy trend for COBIT in the UK

COBIT
Salary Trend

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

Salary trend for COBIT in the UK

COBIT
Salary Histogram

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing COBIT over the 6 months to 22 September 2018.

Salary histogram for COBIT in the UK

COBIT
Top 14 Job Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing COBIT within the UK over the 6 months to 22 September 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
England +155 546 £65,000 -3.70% 35
London +95 304 £75,000 +7.14% 11
UK excluding London +114 250 £60,000 - 28
South East +48 88 £60,000 +20.00% 9
North of England +38 48 £57,500 +4.55% 9
Midlands +56 47 £54,250 -9.58% 2
East of England +33 33 £77,500 +29.17%
West Midlands +45 32 £40,000 -33.33%
North West +7 26 £52,500 -4.55% 7
Yorkshire +52 22 £57,500 +4.55% 2
South West +5 16 £36,500 -42.75% 4
East Midlands +18 15 £80,000 -20.00% 2
Scotland +10 15 £86,000 +27.41% 2
Wales +9 3 £65,000 +62.50% 2

For the 6 months to 22 September 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 with a requirement for COBIT.

1 376 (65.28%) ITIL
2 272 (47.22%) Information Security
3 246 (42.71%) Finance
4 231 (40.10%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 201 (34.90%) CISSP
6 160 (27.78%) CISM
7 159 (27.60%) CISA
8 150 (26.04%) Risk Management
9 135 (23.44%) Stakeholder Management
10 130 (22.57%) Cybersecurity
11 119 (20.66%) Management Information System
12 115 (19.97%) GDPR
13 111 (19.27%) PCI DSS
14 109 (18.92%) PRINCE2
15 96 (16.67%) TOGAF
16 86 (14.93%) Project Management
17 84 (14.58%) Agile Software Development
18 78 (13.54%) CRISC
19 74 (12.85%) Service Management
20 72 (12.50%) Degree
21 64 (11.11%) Retail
22 63 (10.94%) Business Continuity
23 62 (10.76%) Data Protection
24 59 (10.24%) Analytical Skills
25 58 (10.07%) Legal
26 57 (9.90%) Firewall
27 54 (9.38%) Windows
27 54 (9.38%) Security Architecture
28 52 (9.03%) Sarbanes-Oxley
28 52 (9.03%) Security Management

COBIT
Co-occurring IT Skills 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 15 (2.60%) MS Exchange
2 10 (1.74%) IIS
2 10 (1.74%) SharePoint
3 9 (1.56%) Skype for Business
4 8 (1.39%) Oracle SOA Suite
5 4 (0.69%) JBoss
6 3 (0.52%) SAS
7 1 (0.17%) OpenStack
Applications
1 11 (1.91%) Microsoft Excel
2 5 (0.87%) Microsoft Office
3 4 (0.69%) Microsoft PowerPoint
3 4 (0.69%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 8 (1.39%) assyst
2 5 (0.87%) SAP BPC
2 5 (0.87%) SAP GRC
2 5 (0.87%) SAP S/4HANA
3 2 (0.35%) Remedy ITSM
4 1 (0.17%) Dynamics AX
Cloud Services
1 46 (7.99%) Microsoft Azure
2 43 (7.47%) Amazon AWS
3 37 (6.42%) SaaS
4 29 (5.03%) PaaS
5 24 (4.17%) IaaS
6 17 (2.95%) Office 365
7 15 (2.60%) Cloud Computing
8 8 (1.39%) BPaaS
8 8 (1.39%) Google Cloud Platform
9 2 (0.35%) GitHub
10 1 (0.17%) Google App Engine
10 1 (0.17%) Mimecast
Communications & Networking
1 57 (9.90%) Firewall
2 30 (5.21%) SAN
3 25 (4.34%) Network Security
4 23 (3.99%) WAN
5 22 (3.82%) LAN
6 19 (3.30%) Internet
6 19 (3.30%) IPsec
7 17 (2.95%) SSL
7 17 (2.95%) VoIP
8 9 (1.56%) Skype
8 9 (1.56%) VPN
9 8 (1.39%) NAS
10 7 (1.22%) Intrusion Detection
11 6 (1.04%) Cisco ASA
11 6 (1.04%) DNS
12 5 (0.87%) VLAN
13 3 (0.52%) BGP
13 3 (0.52%) Cisco Nexus
13 3 (0.52%) NetScaler
13 3 (0.52%) OSPF
Database & Business Intelligence
1 20 (3.47%) SQL Server
2 10 (1.74%) Big Data
3 8 (1.39%) NoSQL
4 5 (0.87%) SAP BW
4 5 (0.87%) SAP HANA
5 4 (0.69%) DB2
6 3 (0.52%) Hadoop
6 3 (0.52%) MongoDB
7 1 (0.17%) Data Warehouse
Development Applications
1 2 (0.35%) Jenkins
General
1 246 (42.71%) Finance
2 64 (11.11%) Retail
3 58 (10.07%) Legal
4 37 (6.42%) Banking
5 29 (5.03%) Marketing
6 16 (2.78%) Investment Banking
7 15 (2.60%) Law
8 8 (1.39%) Billing
8 8 (1.39%) Retail Banking
9 7 (1.22%) Local Government
9 7 (1.22%) Telecoms
10 6 (1.04%) Games
11 5 (0.87%) German Language
11 5 (0.87%) Publishing
11 5 (0.87%) Spanish Language
12 2 (0.35%) Advertising
12 2 (0.35%) French Language
12 2 (0.35%) Manufacturing
13 1 (0.17%) Back Office
13 1 (0.17%) Financial Institution
Job Titles
1 119 (20.66%) Analyst
2 97 (16.84%) Architect
3 91 (15.80%) Consultant
4 73 (12.67%) IT Manager
5 58 (10.07%) Security Architect
6 51 (8.85%) Security Analyst
7 43 (7.47%) Risk Manager
8 42 (7.29%) Information Analyst
9 39 (6.77%) IT Analyst
9 39 (6.77%) Security Consultant
10 38 (6.60%) Security Manager
11 37 (6.42%) Information Security Analyst
12 25 (4.34%) Senior Analyst
12 25 (4.34%) Senior Consultant
12 25 (4.34%) Senior Security Analyst
13 24 (4.17%) Information Manager
14 23 (3.99%) Auditor
14 23 (3.99%) Risk Analyst
15 22 (3.82%) Cloud Architect
15 22 (3.82%) IT Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 26 (4.51%) SailPoint
2 8 (1.39%) Java EE
2 8 (1.39%) Web Services
3 6 (1.04%) Middleware
4 5 (0.87%) .NET
4 5 (0.87%) SAP Fiori
5 4 (0.69%) Hibernate
5 4 (0.69%) J2EE
5 4 (0.69%) REST
5 4 (0.69%) SOAP
5 4 (0.69%) Struts
5 4 (0.69%) XML
6 2 (0.35%) OLE
7 1 (0.17%) 802.1X
7 1 (0.17%) ASP.NET
7 1 (0.17%) SAML
Miscellaneous
1 119 (20.66%) Management Information System
2 59 (10.24%) Analytical Skills
3 30 (5.21%) Computer Science
4 27 (4.69%) Self-Motivation
5 24 (4.17%) Data Centre
6 20 (3.47%) FMCG
7 19 (3.30%) Data Protection Act
7 19 (3.30%) NHS
8 17 (2.95%) Public Cloud
9 14 (2.43%) Hybrid Cloud
10 13 (2.26%) Enterprise Software
11 12 (2.08%) Mobile App
12 9 (1.56%) Internet of Things
13 8 (1.39%) Fintech
13 8 (1.39%) Security Operations Centre
14 7 (1.22%) Cyber Defence
14 7 (1.22%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
14 7 (1.22%) PKI
14 7 (1.22%) Private Cloud
15 6 (1.04%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 54 (9.38%) Windows
2 26 (4.51%) Windows Server
3 23 (3.99%) Linux
4 19 (3.30%) Unix
5 16 (2.78%) Windows Server 2003
6 9 (1.56%) Windows Server 2008
7 5 (0.87%) Windows 7
8 3 (0.52%) Mac OS X
9 2 (0.35%) MVS
9 2 (0.35%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 2 (0.35%) Windows Server 2012
10 1 (0.17%) Windows 10
Processes & Methodologies
1 376 (65.28%) ITIL
2 272 (47.22%) Information Security
3 150 (26.04%) Risk Management
4 135 (23.44%) Stakeholder Management
5 130 (22.57%) Cybersecurity
6 109 (18.92%) PRINCE2
7 96 (16.67%) TOGAF
8 86 (14.93%) Project Management
9 84 (14.58%) Agile Software Development
10 74 (12.85%) Service Management
11 63 (10.94%) Business Continuity
12 62 (10.76%) Data Protection
13 54 (9.38%) Security Architecture
14 52 (9.03%) Security Management
14 52 (9.03%) Security Monitoring
15 51 (8.85%) SIEM
16 49 (8.51%) IT Governance
17 45 (7.81%) Problem-Solving
18 44 (7.64%) Disaster Recovery
19 41 (7.12%) Service Delivery
Programming Languages
1 12 (2.08%) C
2 11 (1.91%) SQL
3 6 (1.04%) Python
4 1 (0.17%) Perl
4 1 (0.17%) PowerShell
4 1 (0.17%) VB
Qualifications
1 201 (34.90%) CISSP
2 160 (27.78%) CISM
3 159 (27.60%) CISA
4 78 (13.54%) CRISC
5 72 (12.50%) Degree
6 18 (3.13%) Cisco Certification
6 18 (3.13%) ITIL Certification
7 15 (2.60%) PMI Certification
8 14 (2.43%) Security Cleared
9 13 (2.26%) CEH
10 12 (2.08%) GSLC
11 11 (1.91%) PMP
11 11 (1.91%) SANS
12 9 (1.56%) ISACA
13 8 (1.39%) GIAC
13 8 (1.39%) IISP
13 8 (1.39%) SC Cleared
14 7 (1.22%) CompTIA Security+
14 7 (1.22%) Computer Science Degree
14 7 (1.22%) QiCA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 231 (40.10%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 115 (19.97%) GDPR
3 111 (19.27%) PCI DSS
4 52 (9.03%) Sarbanes-Oxley
5 39 (6.77%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
6 21 (3.65%) COSO
7 15 (2.60%) Cyber Essentials
7 15 (2.60%) HMG Security Policy Framework
8 13 (2.26%) ISO 9001
9 11 (1.91%) ISO 22301
10 10 (1.74%) NIST 800
10 10 (1.74%) QA
11 6 (1.04%) ISO 14001
12 5 (0.87%) Actionable Recommendations
12 5 (0.87%) GPG13
12 5 (0.87%) JSP 440
12 5 (0.87%) SLA
12 5 (0.87%) Solvency II
13 3 (0.52%) BS7799
14 2 (0.35%) ISO/IEC 20000
System Software
1 31 (5.38%) Active Directory
2 23 (3.99%) VMware Infrastructure
3 15 (2.60%) VMware ESXi
4 7 (1.22%) Hyper-V
4 7 (1.22%) vCloud
5 6 (1.04%) KVM
6 4 (0.69%) Docker
6 4 (0.69%) Virtual Machines
7 2 (0.35%) Terminal Services
7 2 (0.35%) VirtualBox
7 2 (0.35%) vSphere
7 2 (0.35%) Xen
7 2 (0.35%) XenApp
8 1 (0.17%) VMware NSX
Systems Management
1 23 (3.99%) QRadar
2 22 (3.82%) Nessus
2 22 (3.82%) OpenVAS
3 21 (3.65%) Core Impact
3 21 (3.65%) Nexpose
4 4 (0.69%) Nmap
4 4 (0.69%) RSA Archer
4 4 (0.69%) RSA Security Analytics
4 4 (0.69%) Single Sign-On
4 4 (0.69%) WSUS
5 3 (0.52%) PowerBroker
5 3 (0.52%) RSA enVision
6 2 (0.35%) Ansible
6 2 (0.35%) Host Intrusion Detection System
6 2 (0.35%) ServiceCenter
6 2 (0.35%) Trend Micro Deep Security
7 1 (0.17%) McAfee ePO
7 1 (0.17%) Network Intrusion Detection System
Vendors
1 40 (6.94%) Microsoft
2 32 (5.56%) LogRhythm
2 32 (5.56%) Splunk
2 32 (5.56%) VMware
3 31 (5.38%) ArcSight
4 28 (4.86%) Cisco
5 26 (4.51%) Qualys
6 25 (4.34%) SolarWinds
7 22 (3.82%) AlienVault
8 21 (3.65%) Bomgar
8 21 (3.65%) CyberArk
9 20 (3.47%) Aveksa
10 17 (2.95%) Juniper
11 14 (2.43%) Oracle
12 13 (2.26%) IBM
12 13 (2.26%) SAP
13 11 (1.91%) Cognizant
13 11 (1.91%) Google
14 10 (1.74%) Palo Alto
15 8 (1.39%) iManage