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 3 months to 24 June 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Control Objectives for Information and related Technology (COBIT)
UK
3 months to
24 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 694 556 631
Rank change year-on-year -138 +75  
Permanent jobs citing COBIT 189 405 369
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.21% 0.41% 0.33%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 1.79% 3.15% 2.61%
Number of salaries quoted 150 330 280
Median salary £65,000 £62,250 £65,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +4.41% -4.23%  
90% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £40,000 £45,000
10% offered a salary of more than £85,000 £80,000 £85,000
UK excluding London median salary £60,000 £55,000 £62,500
% change year-on-year +9.09% -12.00%  

COBIT is in the quality assurance and compliance skills category. The next table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all permanent job vacancies with a requirement for quality assurance and compliance skills.

Quality Assurance & Compliance Skills
UK
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for quality assurance and compliance skills 10532 12863 14134
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the UK 11.97% 13.06% 12.74%
Number of salaries quoted 7952 10270 11137
Median salary £50,000 £50,000 £46,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - +7.52%  
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £30,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £75,000 £75,000
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year - +5.88%  

COBIT
Job Vacancy Trend

The job posting trend of jobs advertised citing COBIT as a proportion of all permanent or contract IT jobs with a match in the Quality Assurance & Compliance category.

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 3 months to 24 June 2017.

Salary histogram for COBIT in the UK

COBIT
Top 30 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 3 months to 24 June 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
England -114 182 £65,000 +4.00% 23
London -26 115 £67,500 - 15
South East +3 23 £60,000 +9.09% 2
City of London +23 15 £67,500 +6.93% 2
South West -12 14 £67,500 +35.00% 1
West Midlands -15 11 £60,000 +26.31%
East of England -9 8 £60,000 +4.34%
Bristol -18 8 £82,500 +114.28%
North West -43 8 £77,500 +19.23% 3
Yorkshire -15 7 £55,000 +7.84% 2
Bedfordshire +23 6 £56,000 -17.03%
Luton +12 6 £56,000 -17.03%
Berkshire +29 5 £85,000 +78.94%
Birmingham -4 5 £45,000 -30.76%
Surrey -4 5 £60,000 +9.09%
Manchester -28 5 £80,000 +18.51% 1
West Sussex - 5 £50,000 - 1
Stoke-on-Trent +14 4 £66,250 +39.47%
Staffordshire +7 4 £66,250 -1.85%
Guildford -1 4 £55,000 -21.42%
South Yorkshire -7 4 - - 1
Gloucestershire -10 4 £67,500 +3.84%
Doncaster - 4 - -
Hampshire +12 3 £60,000 -5.51%
Southampton +10 3 £60,000 -4.00%
Buckinghamshire +5 3 £50,000 -16.66%
West Yorkshire -4 3 £55,000 +7.84% 1
Coventry -6 3 £60,000 +39.53%
Cheshire -25 3 £70,000 - 2
Croydon - 3 - -

For the 6 months to 24 June 2017, IT jobs citing COBIT also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads with a requirement for COBIT.

1 253 (62.16%) ITIL
2 194 (47.67%) Information Security
3 182 (44.72%) Finance
4 176 (43.24%) CISSP
5 173 (42.51%) ISO/IEC 27001
6 136 (33.42%) Management Information System
7 133 (32.68%) CISM
8 115 (28.26%) Risk Management
9 113 (27.76%) CISA
10 96 (23.59%) TOGAF
11 84 (20.64%) Agile Software Development
12 79 (19.41%) PRINCE2
13 77 (18.92%) Degree
14 68 (16.71%) Stakeholder Management
15 64 (15.72%) Microsoft
16 62 (15.23%) Security Architecture
17 59 (14.50%) Security Management
18 57 (14.00%) IT Strategy
19 51 (12.53%) Project Management
20 47 (11.55%) PCI DSS
21 46 (11.30%) Banking
22 41 (10.07%) IT Governance
23 40 (9.83%) Security Cleared
23 40 (9.83%) Cybersecurity
23 40 (9.83%) SDLC
24 39 (9.58%) IT Audit
24 39 (9.58%) CRISC
24 39 (9.58%) Service Management
25 38 (9.34%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
25 38 (9.34%) Target Operating Model

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 16 (3.93%) Oracle SOA Suite
2 13 (3.19%) SharePoint
3 10 (2.46%) MS Exchange
4 6 (1.47%) BizTalk Server
5 3 (0.74%) IIS
5 3 (0.74%) SharePoint 2010
6 2 (0.49%) OpenEdge
7 1 (0.25%) OpenStack
Applications
1 28 (6.88%) Microsoft Excel
2 25 (6.14%) Microsoft PowerPoint
3 10 (2.46%) Microsoft Office
4 6 (1.47%) MS Visio
5 2 (0.49%) Maya
6 1 (0.25%) Microsoft Project
Business Applications
1 10 (2.46%) Oracle Applications
2 6 (1.47%) SAP CRM
3 3 (0.74%) Remedy ITSM
4 2 (0.49%) assyst
4 2 (0.49%) SAP Oil and Gas
5 1 (0.25%) SAP GRC
Cloud Services
1 25 (6.14%) Microsoft Azure
2 22 (5.41%) Amazon AWS
3 9 (2.21%) AWS CloudFormation
3 9 (2.21%) Virtual Private Cloud
4 6 (1.47%) Cloud Computing
5 3 (0.74%) Office 365
6 2 (0.49%) IaaS
6 2 (0.49%) Mimecast
6 2 (0.49%) PaaS
6 2 (0.49%) SaaS
7 1 (0.25%) IBM Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 27 (6.63%) Firewall
2 26 (6.39%) Network Security
3 14 (3.44%) DNS
3 14 (3.44%) VPN
4 11 (2.70%) HTTP
5 10 (2.46%) Cisco ASA
5 10 (2.46%) SMTP
6 8 (1.97%) Internet
7 7 (1.72%) BGP
7 7 (1.72%) Cisco Nexus
7 7 (1.72%) EIGRP
7 7 (1.72%) FTP
7 7 (1.72%) HTTPS
7 7 (1.72%) IGRP
7 7 (1.72%) IPsec
7 7 (1.72%) OSPF
7 7 (1.72%) VLAN
7 7 (1.72%) VXLAN
8 6 (1.47%) DHCP
9 4 (0.98%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 30 (7.37%) Big Data
2 6 (1.47%) BusinessObjects
2 6 (1.47%) SAP BW
3 5 (1.23%) SQL Server
4 4 (0.98%) SQL Server Analysis Services
4 4 (0.98%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 4 (0.98%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 3 (0.74%) Data Warehouse
5 3 (0.74%) SQL Server 2012
5 3 (0.74%) SQL Server 2014
6 1 (0.25%) GIS
6 1 (0.25%) SAP HANA
Development Applications
1 9 (2.21%) Jenkins
2 4 (0.98%) HP UFT
2 4 (0.98%) Rational Functional Tester
2 4 (0.98%) Selenium
2 4 (0.98%) SilkTest
General
1 182 (44.72%) Finance
2 46 (11.30%) Banking
3 23 (5.65%) Retail
4 21 (5.16%) Local Government
5 18 (4.42%) Legal
6 11 (2.70%) Marketing
7 9 (2.21%) Telecoms
8 5 (1.23%) Manufacturing
9 4 (0.98%) Financial Institution
9 4 (0.98%) Private Banking
10 3 (0.74%) Investment Banking
10 3 (0.74%) Pharmaceutical
10 3 (0.74%) Retail Banking
11 2 (0.49%) Electronics
12 1 (0.25%) Advertising
12 1 (0.25%) Aerospace
12 1 (0.25%) French Language
12 1 (0.25%) International Banking
12 1 (0.25%) Law
12 1 (0.25%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 79 (19.41%) Architect
2 78 (19.16%) Consultant
3 59 (14.50%) Analyst
4 45 (11.06%) IT Manager
5 42 (10.32%) Risk Manager
6 37 (9.09%) Security Consultant
7 33 (8.11%) Solutions Architect
8 31 (7.62%) Security Manager
9 29 (7.13%) Security Analyst
10 25 (6.14%) Information Manager
11 23 (5.65%) IT Risk Manager
12 21 (5.16%) COBIT Manager
12 21 (5.16%) Enterprise Architect
13 19 (4.67%) Security Architect
14 18 (4.42%) Risk Analyst
15 17 (4.18%) Information Analyst
15 17 (4.18%) Information Risk Manager
15 17 (4.18%) Information Security Consultant
15 17 (4.18%) IT Consultant
16 15 (3.69%) Senior Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 22 (5.41%) .NET
2 13 (3.19%) Web Services
3 12 (2.95%) Java EE
4 9 (2.21%) boto
5 7 (1.72%) XML
6 4 (0.98%) ASP.NET
6 4 (0.98%) HTML
6 4 (0.98%) SOAP
6 4 (0.98%) XBRL
7 3 (0.74%) SailPoint
8 1 (0.25%) Ajax
8 1 (0.25%) jQuery
8 1 (0.25%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 136 (33.42%) Management Information System
2 24 (5.90%) Analytical Skills
3 23 (5.65%) Computer Science
4 12 (2.95%) Data Centre
5 11 (2.70%) Virtual Team
6 10 (2.46%) Mainframe
7 9 (2.21%) CESG
7 9 (2.21%) Data Protection Act
8 8 (1.97%) Enterprise Software
9 7 (1.72%) Hedge funds
10 6 (1.47%) Internet of Things
11 4 (0.98%) PMI
12 3 (0.74%) Fintech
12 3 (0.74%) Life Science
13 2 (0.49%) AS400
13 2 (0.49%) FMCG
13 2 (0.49%) NHS
13 2 (0.49%) PKI
13 2 (0.49%) Reinsurance
13 2 (0.49%) Security Operations Centre
Operating Systems
1 36 (8.85%) Windows
2 24 (5.90%) Linux
3 16 (3.93%) Unix
4 1 (0.25%) AIX
4 1 (0.25%) Android
4 1 (0.25%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 253 (62.16%) ITIL
2 194 (47.67%) Information Security
3 115 (28.26%) Risk Management
4 96 (23.59%) TOGAF
5 84 (20.64%) Agile Software Development
6 79 (19.41%) PRINCE2
7 68 (16.71%) Stakeholder Management
8 62 (15.23%) Security Architecture
9 59 (14.50%) Security Management
10 57 (14.00%) IT Strategy
11 51 (12.53%) Project Management
12 41 (10.07%) IT Governance
13 40 (9.83%) Cybersecurity
13 40 (9.83%) SDLC
14 39 (9.58%) IT Audit
14 39 (9.58%) Service Management
15 38 (9.34%) Target Operating Model
16 35 (8.60%) Continuous Improvement
17 34 (8.35%) Data Protection
17 34 (8.35%) SFIA
Programming Languages
1 36 (8.85%) C
2 20 (4.91%) Python
3 16 (3.93%) SQL
4 14 (3.44%) PowerShell
5 11 (2.70%) PHP
6 9 (2.21%) Perl
6 9 (2.21%) Ruby
7 4 (0.98%) Java
7 4 (0.98%) VB.NET
8 1 (0.25%) C#
Qualifications
1 176 (43.24%) CISSP
2 133 (32.68%) CISM
3 113 (27.76%) CISA
4 77 (18.92%) Degree
5 40 (9.83%) Security Cleared
6 39 (9.58%) CRISC
7 27 (6.63%) DV Cleared
8 18 (4.42%) SC Cleared
9 17 (4.18%) Cisco Certification
10 14 (3.44%) ITIL Certification
10 14 (3.44%) SANS
11 12 (2.95%) CESG Certified Professional
11 12 (2.95%) Microsoft Certification
12 10 (2.46%) (ISC)2 CCSP
12 10 (2.46%) A+ Certification
12 10 (2.46%) CCSP
12 10 (2.46%) ISO 27001 Lead Auditor
12 10 (2.46%) MCTS
12 10 (2.46%) Network+ Certification
13 9 (2.21%) GSLC
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 173 (42.51%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 47 (11.55%) PCI DSS
3 38 (9.34%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
4 31 (7.62%) Sarbanes-Oxley
5 21 (5.16%) QA
6 19 (4.67%) GDPR
7 15 (3.69%) HMG Security Policy Framework
8 12 (2.95%) Cyber Essentials
8 12 (2.95%) ISO/IEC 20000
9 11 (2.70%) COSO
10 10 (2.46%) NIST 800
11 8 (1.97%) BS25999
11 8 (1.97%) ISO/IEC 27005
11 8 (1.97%) SSAE 16
12 6 (1.47%) JSP 440
12 6 (1.47%) PMO
13 5 (1.23%) ISO 31000
14 4 (0.98%) ISO 22301
14 4 (0.98%) PMBOK
15 3 (0.74%) Val IT
System Software
1 11 (2.70%) Active Directory
2 7 (1.72%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (0.49%) KVM
3 2 (0.49%) RACF
Systems Management
1 11 (2.70%) SCCM
2 9 (2.21%) Ansible
2 9 (2.21%) Puppet
3 6 (1.47%) CSIRT
4 5 (1.23%) Nessus
5 2 (0.49%) Tivoli
6 1 (0.25%) BladeLogic
6 1 (0.25%) IBM BigFix
6 1 (0.25%) WSUS
Vendors
1 64 (15.72%) Microsoft
2 28 (6.88%) Oracle
3 20 (4.91%) Cognizant
4 18 (4.42%) SAP
5 16 (3.93%) IBM
6 14 (3.44%) Cisco
7 13 (3.19%) VMware
8 12 (2.95%) Citrix
9 11 (2.70%) ServiceNow
10 10 (2.46%) CheckPoint
11 8 (1.97%) Qualys
12 7 (1.72%) F5
12 7 (1.72%) Juniper
13 4 (0.98%) CA
14 3 (0.74%) ArcSight
14 3 (0.74%) CyberArk
14 3 (0.74%) Remedy
14 3 (0.74%) Software AG
14 3 (0.74%) webMethods
15 2 (0.49%) Symantec
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Salary: £95000 per annum + benefits
Posted: Yesterday
London
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Salary: £83000 - £90000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
London
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Salary: £75000.00 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
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Posted: 3 days ago
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Streamline Connections
Salary: £38000.00 - £49000.00 per annum + bens
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Robert Walters UK
Salary: £85000 - £105000 per annum
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Barclays
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London
Harris Global
Salary: From £55,000 to £60,000 per annum + 20% Bonus
Posted: 3 days ago
London
Joseph Harry Ltd
Salary: £65000 - £80000 per annum + 25% bonus + 10% pension
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London
JM
Salary: £90000 - £130000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
London
Joseph Harry Ltd
Salary: £65000 - £80000 per annum + 25% bonus + 10% pension
Posted: 4 days ago
Horsham
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Salary: £75000 - £95000 per annum + competitive
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Salary: £75000 - £95000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 11 days ago
City of London
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Salary: £55000 - £65000.00 per annum + £7000 car, 10-55% Bonus, +more!
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Cheshire
Hays Specialist Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £70000 per annum
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City, London
Sanderson
Salary: £70000 - £80000 per annum + Benefits package
Posted: 9 days ago
London
Robert Walters UK
Salary: £55000 - £65000 per annum
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Capco
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Bradford, West Yorkshire
WM Morrisons PLC
Salary: Competitive + benefits
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Salary: Competitive
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