Period
to 6 July 2020

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 6 July 2020 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Control Objectives for Information and related Technology (COBIT)
UK
6 months to
6 Jul 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 587 730 666
Rank change year-on-year +143 -64 +153
Permanent jobs citing COBIT 245 401 625
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the UK 0.31% 0.27% 0.35%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 2.54% 1.98% 2.70%
Number of salaries quoted 216 327 464
Median annual salary £71,375 £65,000 £64,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +9.81% +1.56% -1.54%
10th Percentile £41,250 £39,450 £37,500
90th Percentile £92,500 £95,000 £90,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £62,000 £60,000 £57,500
% change year-on-year +3.33% +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 9,661 20,238 23,138
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 12.22% 13.74% 12.96%
Number of salaries quoted 7,355 14,839 17,756
Median annual salary £52,500 £50,000 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.00% - +5.26%
10th Percentile £30,000 £28,000 £28,125
90th Percentile £85,000 £83,750 £80,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £47,500 £45,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year +5.56% - +8.43%

COBIT
Job Vacancy Trend

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

Job vacancy trend for COBIT in the UK

COBIT
Salary Trend

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

Salary trend for COBIT in the UK

COBIT
Salary Histogram

Salary distribution for jobs citing COBIT over the 6 months to 6 July 2020.

Salary histogram for COBIT in the UK

COBIT
Top 16 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 6 July 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
England +115 213 £67,500 +3.85% 14
UK excluding London +147 114 £62,000 +3.33% 12
London +98 102 £72,500 +3.57% 2
South East +104 41 £70,000 +7.69% 2
Work from Home +54 24 £80,000 +14.29% 2
East of England +100 23 £55,000 -15.38%
North of England +135 21 £48,750 -17.37% 2
North West +85 13 £45,000 -18.18% 1
Midlands +70 13 £65,000 +40.07% 6
West Midlands +86 11 £65,000 +56.63% 5
South West +113 7 £32,500 -56.67% 2
Scotland +83 7 £38,000 -39.68%
Yorkshire +115 6 £80,000 -0.31%
East Midlands +44 2 £62,000 +14.81% 1
Wales +17 2 £45,000 -40.00%
North East - 2 £53,750 - 1

For the 6 months to 6 July 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 with a requirement for COBIT.

1 145 (59.18%) Information Security
2 134 (54.69%) ITIL
3 105 (42.86%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 99 (40.41%) Finance
5 77 (31.43%) NIST
6 76 (31.02%) Cybersecurity
7 67 (27.35%) PCI DSS
8 60 (24.49%) Security Architecture
8 60 (24.49%) Management Information System
9 59 (24.08%) Risk Management
10 57 (23.27%) Security Management
11 52 (21.22%) CISSP
12 49 (20.00%) Information Security Management
12 49 (20.00%) TOGAF
13 46 (18.78%) Service Management
14 37 (15.10%) CISM
14 37 (15.10%) AWS
15 36 (14.69%) Sarbanes-Oxley
16 35 (14.29%) Problem-Solving
17 34 (13.88%) CISA
17 34 (13.88%) Degree
18 33 (13.47%) Azure
19 31 (12.65%) Legal
20 30 (12.24%) Service Delivery
20 30 (12.24%) SABSA
20 30 (12.24%) Analytical Skills
21 29 (11.84%) Project Management
22 26 (10.61%) Risk Analysis
23 25 (10.20%) IT Governance
24 24 (9.80%) Vulnerability 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 14 (5.71%) IIS
2 13 (5.31%) SAS
2 13 (5.31%) Tomcat
2 13 (5.31%) WebSphere
3 4 (1.63%) ColdFusion
4 1 (0.41%) Apache
4 1 (0.41%) Confluence
4 1 (0.41%) Elasticsearch
4 1 (0.41%) WebLogic
Applications
1 6 (2.45%) Microsoft Office
2 2 (0.82%) Microsoft Excel
Business Applications
1 13 (5.31%) Remedy ITSM
2 12 (4.90%) SAP GTS
3 2 (0.82%) Cognos Business Intelligence
Cloud Services
1 37 (15.10%) AWS
2 33 (13.47%) Azure
3 17 (6.94%) Cloud Computing
4 14 (5.71%) IaaS
4 14 (5.71%) PaaS
4 14 (5.71%) SaaS
5 5 (2.04%) Office 365
6 4 (1.63%) Serverless
7 3 (1.22%) Power Platform
8 2 (0.82%) GCP
Communications & Networking
1 23 (9.39%) Firewall
2 20 (8.16%) Network Security
3 19 (7.76%) Internet
4 4 (1.63%) TCP/IP
5 3 (1.22%) DNS
5 3 (1.22%) Intrusion Detection
5 3 (1.22%) VPN
6 2 (0.82%) SSL
7 1 (0.41%) DHCP
7 1 (0.41%) FTP
7 1 (0.41%) LAN
7 1 (0.41%) SMTP
7 1 (0.41%) SSH
7 1 (0.41%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 17 (6.94%) SQL Server
2 15 (6.12%) BusinessObjects
3 13 (5.31%) DB2
3 13 (5.31%) MySQL
4 4 (1.63%) RDBMS
4 4 (1.63%) Relational Database
5 3 (1.22%) Data Warehouse
5 3 (1.22%) Power BI
6 1 (0.41%) Data Mining
6 1 (0.41%) Qlik Sense
Development Applications
1 3 (1.22%) ReSharper
1 3 (1.22%) SonarQube
2 1 (0.41%) JIRA
General
1 99 (40.41%) Finance
2 31 (12.65%) Legal
3 23 (9.39%) Banking
4 12 (4.90%) Retail
5 9 (3.67%) Law
6 4 (1.63%) International Banking
7 3 (1.22%) Financial Institution
7 3 (1.22%) Telecoms
8 2 (0.82%) Games
8 2 (0.82%) Investment Banking
8 2 (0.82%) Marketing
9 1 (0.41%) Local Government
9 1 (0.41%) Military
9 1 (0.41%) Public Sector
9 1 (0.41%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 60 (24.49%) Architect
2 45 (18.37%) Security Architect
3 32 (13.06%) Security Engineer
4 28 (11.43%) Analyst
5 25 (10.20%) Cloud Architect
6 21 (8.57%) AWS Architect
6 21 (8.57%) Azure Architect
7 19 (7.76%) IT Manager
8 17 (6.94%) Enterprise Architect
9 15 (6.12%) Enterprise Security Architect
9 15 (6.12%) Security Manager
10 14 (5.71%) Information Manager
11 13 (5.31%) Enterprise Solutions Architect
11 13 (5.31%) Information Security Manager
11 13 (5.31%) Solutions Architect
12 12 (4.90%) Infrastructure Engineer
12 12 (4.90%) Infrastructure Security Engineer
12 12 (4.90%) IT Analyst
12 12 (4.90%) Security Officer
12 12 (4.90%) Service Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 20 (8.16%) .NET
2 8 (3.27%) Web Services
3 7 (2.86%) .NET Framework
4 4 (1.63%) J2EE
4 4 (1.63%) Middleware
5 3 (1.22%) .NET Core
5 3 (1.22%) TensorFlow
Miscellaneous
1 60 (24.49%) Management Information System
2 30 (12.24%) Analytical Skills
3 21 (8.57%) CESG
4 15 (6.12%) Security Operations Centre
5 8 (3.27%) Cyberthreat
6 7 (2.86%) Cloud Native
6 7 (2.86%) Mobile App
7 6 (2.45%) Data Centre
7 6 (2.45%) Mainframe
8 5 (2.04%) Blog
8 5 (2.04%) Enterprise Software
8 5 (2.04%) PKI
9 4 (1.63%) Reinsurance
9 4 (1.63%) Self-Motivation
10 3 (1.22%) CMDB
10 3 (1.22%) Driving Licence
10 3 (1.22%) PMI
11 2 (0.82%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
12 1 (0.41%) Data Structures
12 1 (0.41%) Private Cloud
Operating Systems
1 17 (6.94%) Windows
2 9 (3.67%) Linux
3 4 (1.63%) Windows Server
4 3 (1.22%) Unix
5 1 (0.41%) AIX
5 1 (0.41%) Apple iOS
5 1 (0.41%) Mac OS X
5 1 (0.41%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 145 (59.18%) Information Security
2 134 (54.69%) ITIL
3 76 (31.02%) Cybersecurity
4 60 (24.49%) Security Architecture
5 59 (24.08%) Risk Management
6 57 (23.27%) Security Management
7 49 (20.00%) Information Security Management
7 49 (20.00%) TOGAF
8 46 (18.78%) Service Management
9 35 (14.29%) Problem-Solving
10 30 (12.24%) SABSA
10 30 (12.24%) Service Delivery
11 29 (11.84%) Project Management
12 26 (10.61%) Risk Analysis
13 25 (10.20%) IT Governance
14 24 (9.80%) Data Protection
14 24 (9.80%) ITSM
14 24 (9.80%) Vulnerability Management
15 22 (8.98%) ISMS
15 22 (8.98%) SIEM
Programming Languages
1 21 (8.57%) Java
2 15 (6.12%) Python
3 12 (4.90%) PowerShell
4 11 (4.49%) Bash Shell
5 6 (2.45%) Perl
6 5 (2.04%) Shell Script
7 4 (1.63%) VB.NET
8 3 (1.22%) JavaScript
8 3 (1.22%) Julia
8 3 (1.22%) MATLAB
8 3 (1.22%) R
8 3 (1.22%) Scala
8 3 (1.22%) SQL
9 2 (0.82%) C#
Qualifications
1 52 (21.22%) CISSP
2 37 (15.10%) CISM
3 34 (13.88%) CISA
3 34 (13.88%) Degree
4 16 (6.53%) SANS
5 12 (4.90%) CRISC
6 11 (4.49%) Cisco Certification
7 9 (3.67%) (ISC)2 CCSP
7 9 (3.67%) CESG Certified Professional
7 9 (3.67%) ITIL Certification
8 7 (2.86%) ISSAP
8 7 (2.86%) PMI Certification
9 6 (2.45%) GPEN
9 6 (2.45%) Postgraduate
9 6 (2.45%) Security Cleared
10 5 (2.04%) CEH
10 5 (2.04%) DV Cleared
10 5 (2.04%) IISP
10 5 (2.04%) PhD
10 5 (2.04%) PMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 105 (42.86%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 77 (31.43%) NIST
3 67 (27.35%) PCI DSS
4 36 (14.69%) Sarbanes-Oxley
5 24 (9.80%) GDPR
6 22 (8.98%) Cyber Essentials
7 21 (8.57%) HMG Security Policy Framework
7 21 (8.57%) JSP 440
8 17 (6.94%) COSO
9 15 (6.12%) SLA
10 11 (4.49%) NCSC
11 10 (4.08%) NIST 800
12 7 (2.86%) ISAE 3402
12 7 (2.86%) QA
13 5 (2.04%) AICPA
13 5 (2.04%) BS7799
13 5 (2.04%) GLBA
13 5 (2.04%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
14 4 (1.63%) ISO 9001
14 4 (1.63%) SSAE 16
System Software
1 9 (3.67%) VMware Infrastructure
2 3 (1.22%) Active Directory
3 1 (0.41%) Firmware
3 1 (0.41%) VMware Server
Systems Management
1 7 (2.86%) Nessus
2 6 (2.45%) QRadar
3 5 (2.04%) RSA Archer
4 3 (1.22%) HP Fortify
4 3 (1.22%) RSA enVision
5 1 (0.41%) Computer Emergency Response Teams
5 1 (0.41%) Computer Incident Response Team
5 1 (0.41%) SCCM
Vendors
1 24 (9.80%) IBM
1 24 (9.80%) Oracle
2 20 (8.16%) Microsoft
3 18 (7.35%) ServiceNow
4 13 (5.31%) CA
4 13 (5.31%) HP
4 13 (5.31%) Hyperion
4 13 (5.31%) PeopleSoft
4 13 (5.31%) Remedy
4 13 (5.31%) SAP
4 13 (5.31%) Siebel
5 10 (4.08%) Splunk
6 9 (3.67%) VMware
7 7 (2.86%) Cisco
8 6 (2.45%) Darktrace
8 6 (2.45%) LogRhythm
9 5 (2.04%) Intel
10 3 (1.22%) ArcSight
10 3 (1.22%) Cognos
10 3 (1.22%) Nasuni