Control Objectives for Information and related Technology (COBIT)
UK

The table below provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies requiring COBIT skills. It includes a benchmarking guide to the annual salaries offered in vacancies that cited COBIT over the 6 months leading up to 17 July 2024, comparing them to the same period in the previous two years.

6 months to
17 Jul 2024
Same period 2023 Same period 2022
Rank 745 684 946
Rank change year-on-year -61 +262 -182
Permanent jobs citing COBIT 143 213 355
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the UK 0.14% 0.25% 0.20%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 1.10% 1.61% 1.12%
Number of salaries quoted 89 125 253
10th Percentile £49,827 £48,750 £37,750
25th Percentile £58,750 £53,750 £47,500
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £76,500 £70,000 £60,000
Median % change year-on-year +9.29% +16.67% +4.35%
75th Percentile £90,000 £87,500 £76,250
90th Percentile £117,500 £102,500 £83,750
UK excluding London median annual salary £57,500 £64,875 £57,500
% change year-on-year -11.37% +12.83% +8.49%

All Quality Assurance and Compliance Skills
UK

COBIT falls under the Quality Assurance and Compliance category. For comparison with the information above, the following table provides summary statistics for all permanent job vacancies requiring quality assurance or compliance skills.

Permanent vacancies with a requirement for quality assurance or compliance skills 13,031 13,258 31,797
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the UK 13.03% 15.72% 17.72%
Number of salaries quoted 8,417 7,983 14,170
10th Percentile £27,000 £32,500 £31,000
25th Percentile £37,250 £42,500 £41,250
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £52,500 £57,500 £55,000
Median % change year-on-year -8.70% +4.55% +1.14%
75th Percentile £71,750 £76,000 £73,750
90th Percentile £93,750 £92,500 £90,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £47,500 £50,139 £50,000
% change year-on-year -5.26% +0.28% +5.26%

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 17 July 2024.

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 17 July 2024. 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
Jobs
England -42 119 £75,000 +5.26% 15
UK excluding London -61 71 £57,500 -11.37% 11
Work from Home +56 67 £75,000 +4.90% 6
London +33 63 £78,750 +12.50% 7
South East -14 23 £55,000 -8.33% 3
North of England +19 15 £50,000 -21.41% 3
Midlands -50 10 £79,250 -0.94% 2
Scotland -54 10 £63,000 +4.78% 2
Yorkshire +36 8 £50,000 -25.09%
North West -6 7 £50,000 -22.78% 1
West Midlands -30 5 £81,000 -1.82% 2
East of England -19 4 £55,500 -
South West -24 4 £75,000 +0.17%
East Midlands -26 4 £77,500 +40.91%
Wales - 3 - - 1
Northern Ireland +17 2 - -

COBIT
Co-occurring Skills and Capabilities by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same employment type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 1 (0.70%) ArcGIS
1 1 (0.70%) SharePoint
Applications
1 10 (6.99%) Microsoft Excel
2 6 (4.20%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 32 (22.38%) Remedy ITSM
2 2 (1.40%) Dynamics CRM
3 1 (0.70%) Maximo
3 1 (0.70%) Sparx Enterprise Architect
Cloud Services
1 29 (20.28%) Azure
2 12 (8.39%) Microsoft 365
3 11 (7.69%) AWS
4 9 (6.29%) GCP
5 7 (4.90%) Microsoft Purview
5 7 (4.90%) PaaS
5 7 (4.90%) SaaS
6 6 (4.20%) IaaS
7 5 (3.50%) Azure Service Fabric
7 5 (3.50%) Entra ID
8 4 (2.80%) Cloud Computing
8 4 (2.80%) Power Platform
8 4 (2.80%) WhatsApp
Communications & Networking
1 11 (7.69%) Firewall
2 10 (6.99%) Network Security
3 9 (6.29%) DNS
4 5 (3.50%) LAN
4 5 (3.50%) SSL
4 5 (3.50%) WAN
4 5 (3.50%) Wireshark
5 2 (1.40%) Intranet
6 1 (0.70%) Cisco IPT
6 1 (0.70%) Intrusion Detection
6 1 (0.70%) SAN
6 1 (0.70%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (3.50%) Azure SQL Database
2 4 (2.80%) Data Warehouse
2 4 (2.80%) Power BI
3 3 (2.10%) DB2
3 3 (2.10%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 9 (6.29%) Jenkins
General
1 38 (26.57%) Finance
2 30 (20.98%) Social Skills
3 19 (13.29%) Analytical Skills
4 10 (6.99%) Legal
5 8 (5.59%) Banking
6 7 (4.90%) Influencing Skills
7 5 (3.50%) Advertising
7 5 (3.50%) Inclusion and Diversity
7 5 (3.50%) Presentation Skills
7 5 (3.50%) Retail
8 4 (2.80%) Law
9 3 (2.10%) Back Office
9 3 (2.10%) Investment Banking
10 2 (1.40%) Telecoms
11 1 (0.70%) Financial Institution
11 1 (0.70%) International Banking
11 1 (0.70%) Local Government
11 1 (0.70%) Private Banking
11 1 (0.70%) Public Sector
Job Titles
1 45 (31.47%) Architect
2 32 (22.38%) ServiceNow Architect
3 29 (20.28%) Analyst
4 19 (13.29%) Senior
5 14 (9.79%) Consultant
6 13 (9.09%) Security Consultant
7 12 (8.39%) Governance Analyst
8 11 (7.69%) Security Architect
9 10 (6.99%) Lead
9 10 (6.99%) Security Analyst
10 9 (6.29%) Information Analyst
10 9 (6.29%) Information Security Analyst
10 9 (6.29%) Senior Analyst
11 8 (5.59%) IT Analyst
11 8 (5.59%) IT Manager
11 8 (5.59%) Risk Analyst
11 8 (5.59%) Risk Manager
11 8 (5.59%) Senior Manager
12 7 (4.90%) Data Analyst
12 7 (4.90%) Security Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (6.29%) Web Services
2 5 (3.50%) REST
2 5 (3.50%) SOAP
3 1 (0.70%) .NET
3 1 (0.70%) Lightning Web Components
3 1 (0.70%) RESTful
Miscellaneous
1 16 (11.19%) Management Information System
2 9 (6.29%) Data Centre
2 9 (6.29%) PKI
3 8 (5.59%) Security Posture
4 5 (3.50%) Data Protection Act
4 5 (3.50%) Distributed Systems
4 5 (3.50%) Operational Technology
5 3 (2.10%) CESG
5 3 (2.10%) Client/Server
5 3 (2.10%) e-Learning
5 3 (2.10%) PMI
6 2 (1.40%) Cyber Threat
6 2 (1.40%) Derivative
6 2 (1.40%) Housing Association
6 2 (1.40%) Security Operations Centre
7 1 (0.70%) Cyberattack
7 1 (0.70%) Educational Technology
7 1 (0.70%) Legacy Systems
7 1 (0.70%) Robotics
7 1 (0.70%) Self-Motivation
Operating Systems
1 18 (12.59%) Windows
2 5 (3.50%) Linux
2 5 (3.50%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 68 (47.55%) Information Security
2 66 (46.15%) Cybersecurity
3 55 (38.46%) ITIL
4 47 (32.87%) Risk Management
5 42 (29.37%) TOGAF
6 35 (24.48%) Service Management
7 34 (23.78%) ITSM
8 32 (22.38%) Actionable Insight
8 32 (22.38%) IT4IT
8 32 (22.38%) Presales
9 28 (19.58%) Vulnerability Management
10 21 (14.69%) Information Security Management
10 21 (14.69%) Security Management
11 19 (13.29%) Threat Modelling
12 17 (11.89%) Application Security
12 17 (11.89%) Continuous Improvement
13 15 (10.49%) Data Protection
13 15 (10.49%) IT Audit
13 15 (10.49%) Problem-Solving
14 14 (9.79%) Disaster Recovery
Programming Languages
1 15 (10.49%) SQL
2 9 (6.29%) Python
3 3 (2.10%) Java
3 3 (2.10%) RPG
Qualifications
1 47 (32.87%) CISSP
2 42 (29.37%) CISM
3 33 (23.08%) SC Cleared
3 33 (23.08%) Security Cleared
4 25 (17.48%) Degree
5 23 (16.08%) CISA
6 22 (15.38%) CRISC
7 14 (9.79%) GIAC
8 9 (6.29%) Computer Science Degree
8 9 (6.29%) ISSMP
9 7 (4.90%) ISACA
9 7 (4.90%) Master's Degree
10 5 (3.50%) GCFA
10 5 (3.50%) GCIA
10 5 (3.50%) GCIH
10 5 (3.50%) SANS
11 4 (2.80%) PMI Certification
12 3 (2.10%) CCAB
12 3 (2.10%) CompTIA Security+
12 3 (2.10%) QiCA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 56 (39.16%) NIST
2 36 (25.17%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 27 (18.88%) GDPR
4 19 (13.29%) GRC
5 14 (9.79%) PCI DSS
6 10 (6.99%) Cyber Essentials
6 10 (6.99%) Sarbanes-Oxley
7 8 (5.59%) HIPAA
8 7 (4.90%) Data Quality
9 6 (4.20%) GLBA
9 6 (4.20%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
9 6 (4.20%) ITGC
10 5 (3.50%) Web Application Security Consortium
11 4 (2.80%) California Consumer Privacy Act
11 4 (2.80%) COSO
11 4 (2.80%) FISMA
12 3 (2.10%) ISO 31000
12 3 (2.10%) QA
13 2 (1.40%) NIST 800
13 2 (1.40%) SLA
Systems Management
1 32 (22.38%) OpenView
2 9 (6.29%) Ansible
3 5 (3.50%) Computer Emergency Response Teams
4 4 (2.80%) CASB
Vendors
1 36 (25.17%) ServiceNow
2 32 (22.38%) BMC
2 32 (22.38%) HP
2 32 (22.38%) Remedy
3 24 (16.78%) Microsoft
4 9 (6.29%) Alibaba
5 6 (4.20%) Cisco
5 6 (4.20%) Google
6 5 (3.50%) VMware
7 1 (0.70%) ESRI
7 1 (0.70%) IBM
7 1 (0.70%) Proofpoint
7 1 (0.70%) Rapid7
7 1 (0.70%) Salesforce
7 1 (0.70%) Sparx
7 1 (0.70%) Trend Micro
7 1 (0.70%) Zscaler