Period
to 25 May 2019

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 25 May 2019 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Control Objectives for Information and related Technology (COBIT)
UK
6 months to
25 May 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 728 646 747
Rank change year-on-year -82 +101 -149
Permanent jobs citing COBIT 380 608 457
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.26% 0.35% 0.27%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 1.89% 2.73% 2.26%
Number of salaries quoted 291 461 417
UK median annual salary £62,500 £65,000 £62,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -3.85% +4.00% -
10th Percentile £37,500 £37,500 £43,250
90th Percentile £93,750 £92,500 £86,750
UK excluding London median annual salary £57,500 £58,750 £60,000
% change year-on-year -2.13% -2.08% +9.09%

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 20,110 22,248 20,260
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 13.86% 12.79% 11.98%
Number of salaries quoted 14,589 17,111 15,849
UK median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - +5.26% -
10th Percentile £27,500 £28,000 £26,250
90th Percentile £82,500 £80,000 £77,500
UK excluding London median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year - +12.50% -5.88%

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 25 May 2019.

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 25 May 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
England -57 363 £60,000 -7.69% 6
UK excluding London +16 208 £57,500 -2.13% 3
London -69 163 £70,000 -6.67% 3
South East +48 83 £65,000 +4.00% 1
Midlands +18 59 £46,407 +4.29% 1
West Midlands +7 34 £43,750 +9.38% 1
East of England +95 26 £65,000 -18.75% 1
North of England +2 23 £61,539 -0.74%
North West +30 21 £57,000 -10.94%
East Midlands +36 20 £54,000 -22.86%
South West +18 8 £52,500 +31.25%
Scotland +8 6 £63,000 +36.96%
Wales +17 3 £75,000 +57.89%
Yorkshire -13 2 £85,500 +48.70%

For the 6 months to 25 May 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 with a requirement for COBIT.

1 260 (68.42%) ITIL
2 208 (54.74%) Information Security
3 162 (42.63%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 124 (32.63%) Finance
5 115 (30.26%) CISSP
6 97 (25.53%) Management Information System
7 92 (24.21%) Risk Management
8 87 (22.89%) Degree
9 76 (20.00%) CISM
9 76 (20.00%) PRINCE2
9 76 (20.00%) Windows
10 75 (19.74%) Project Management
10 75 (19.74%) Cybersecurity
11 67 (17.63%) Analytical Skills
12 65 (17.11%) CISA
13 62 (16.32%) TOGAF
14 59 (15.53%) Stakeholder Management
15 57 (15.00%) Business Continuity
16 56 (14.74%) Microsoft
17 52 (13.68%) Service Management
18 51 (13.42%) Sarbanes-Oxley
19 50 (13.16%) Firewall
19 50 (13.16%) Problem-Solving
20 49 (12.89%) Security Management
20 49 (12.89%) Amazon AWS
21 47 (12.37%) Agile Software Development
22 46 (12.11%) Security Architecture
23 45 (11.84%) PCI DSS
24 43 (11.32%) GDPR
25 42 (11.05%) Penetration Testing

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 21 (5.53%) MS Exchange
2 14 (3.68%) IIS
2 14 (3.68%) Oracle Workflow
3 11 (2.89%) Exchange Server 2010
4 9 (2.37%) Exchange Server 2013
5 8 (2.11%) SharePoint
6 5 (1.32%) Skype for Business
7 2 (0.53%) SAS
8 1 (0.26%) Apache
8 1 (0.26%) Apache Airflow
8 1 (0.26%) Apache Spark
8 1 (0.26%) Confluence
Applications
1 9 (2.37%) MS Visio
2 8 (2.11%) Microsoft Office
3 6 (1.58%) Microsoft Excel
3 6 (1.58%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 4 (1.05%) Microsoft Project
Business Applications
1 2 (0.53%) Infor M3
2 1 (0.26%) SAP HCM
2 1 (0.26%) SAP HR
Cloud Services
1 49 (12.89%) Amazon AWS
2 33 (8.68%) Microsoft Azure
3 27 (7.11%) SaaS
4 21 (5.53%) Office 365
5 8 (2.11%) Google Cloud Platform
6 6 (1.58%) Mimecast
7 5 (1.32%) Cloud Computing
8 2 (0.53%) Amazon S3
8 2 (0.53%) Azure Active Directory
8 2 (0.53%) GitHub
8 2 (0.53%) IaaS
8 2 (0.53%) PaaS
9 1 (0.26%) Amazon EMR
9 1 (0.26%) Amazon Kinesis
9 1 (0.26%) AWS CloudFormation
9 1 (0.26%) AWS Lambda
9 1 (0.26%) Dropbox
9 1 (0.26%) Dynamics 365
9 1 (0.26%) IBM Cloud
9 1 (0.26%) Serverless
Communications & Networking
1 50 (13.16%) Firewall
2 18 (4.74%) VoIP
3 17 (4.47%) Network Security
4 16 (4.21%) SAN
4 16 (4.21%) TCP/IP
5 15 (3.95%) DNS
6 14 (3.68%) DHCP
7 12 (3.16%) LAN
7 12 (3.16%) WAN
8 10 (2.63%) IPsec
9 9 (2.37%) SSL
10 7 (1.84%) Skype
11 4 (1.05%) Intrusion Detection
12 3 (0.79%) HTTP
12 3 (0.79%) HTTPS
12 3 (0.79%) SMTP
12 3 (0.79%) Wi-Fi
13 2 (0.53%) SNMP
13 2 (0.53%) VPN
14 1 (0.26%) FTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 25 (6.58%) SQL Server
2 15 (3.95%) Big Data
3 11 (2.89%) Data Warehouse
4 9 (2.37%) SQL Server 2008
4 9 (2.37%) SQL Server 2012
5 5 (1.32%) Blockchain
6 3 (0.79%) Amazon Redshift
7 2 (0.53%) Azure SQL Data Warehouse
7 2 (0.53%) Data Lake
7 2 (0.53%) GIS
7 2 (0.53%) OLAP
7 2 (0.53%) Oracle Database
7 2 (0.53%) Oracle OLAP
8 1 (0.26%) Hadoop
8 1 (0.26%) MongoDB
8 1 (0.26%) MySQL
8 1 (0.26%) NoSQL
8 1 (0.26%) Oracle Exadata
8 1 (0.26%) SAP HANA
8 1 (0.26%) Snowflake Schema
Development Applications
1 8 (2.11%) ERwin
2 2 (0.53%) Jenkins
2 2 (0.53%) Team Foundation Server
2 2 (0.53%) Visual Studio
3 1 (0.26%) Bitbucket
3 1 (0.26%) JIRA
3 1 (0.26%) TeamCity
General
1 124 (32.63%) Finance
2 35 (9.21%) Banking
3 33 (8.68%) Retail
4 29 (7.63%) Legal
5 27 (7.11%) Marketing
6 21 (5.53%) Telecoms
7 6 (1.58%) Local Government
8 5 (1.32%) Investment Banking
8 5 (1.32%) Law
9 4 (1.05%) Games
10 2 (0.53%) Back Office
10 2 (0.53%) Manufacturing
10 2 (0.53%) Pharmaceutical
11 1 (0.26%) Billing
11 1 (0.26%) Financial Institution
11 1 (0.26%) International Banking
11 1 (0.26%) Publishing
11 1 (0.26%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 105 (27.63%) Analyst
2 62 (16.32%) Architect
3 60 (15.79%) IT Analyst
4 48 (12.63%) Consultant
5 35 (9.21%) Security Manager
6 29 (7.63%) Security Analyst
6 29 (7.63%) Security Architect
7 25 (6.58%) IT Manager
7 25 (6.58%) Security Consultant
8 24 (6.32%) Information Security Manager
8 24 (6.32%) Security Engineer
9 20 (5.26%) Information Manager
10 18 (4.74%) Enterprise Architect
11 17 (4.47%) IT Consultant
12 14 (3.68%) Business Analyst
13 13 (3.42%) Business IT Analyst
13 13 (3.42%) Information Analyst
13 13 (3.42%) Information Security Analyst
13 13 (3.42%) Risk Analyst
14 11 (2.89%) IT Security Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (1.32%) .NET
1 5 (1.32%) Web Services
2 2 (0.53%) LDAP
3 1 (0.26%) Apache NiFi
3 1 (0.26%) Kafka
3 1 (0.26%) RAML
3 1 (0.26%) Spark Streaming
3 1 (0.26%) Swagger
Miscellaneous
1 97 (25.53%) Management Information System
2 67 (17.63%) Analytical Skills
3 22 (5.79%) Hybrid Cloud
4 15 (3.95%) Enterprise Software
5 14 (3.68%) Self-Motivation
6 12 (3.16%) Cyberthreat
6 12 (3.16%) Data Centre
7 8 (2.11%) Greenfield Project
7 8 (2.11%) Social Media
8 7 (1.84%) Private Cloud
9 6 (1.58%) NHS
9 6 (1.58%) Virtual Team
10 5 (1.32%) CESG
10 5 (1.32%) Fintech
10 5 (1.32%) Security Operations Centre
11 4 (1.05%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
11 4 (1.05%) TM Forum
12 3 (0.79%) CMDB
12 3 (0.79%) Credit Risk
12 3 (0.79%) Taxonomies
Operating Systems
1 76 (20.00%) Windows
2 26 (6.84%) Linux
3 25 (6.58%) Windows Server
4 14 (3.68%) Windows Server 2012
5 13 (3.42%) Windows Server 2008
6 12 (3.16%) Windows Server 2003
7 9 (2.37%) Windows 8
8 8 (2.11%) Unix
9 2 (0.53%) Windows 10
9 2 (0.53%) Windows 7
10 1 (0.26%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 1 (0.26%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 260 (68.42%) ITIL
2 208 (54.74%) Information Security
3 92 (24.21%) Risk Management
4 76 (20.00%) PRINCE2
5 75 (19.74%) Cybersecurity
5 75 (19.74%) Project Management
6 62 (16.32%) TOGAF
7 59 (15.53%) Stakeholder Management
8 57 (15.00%) Business Continuity
9 52 (13.68%) Service Management
10 50 (13.16%) Problem-Solving
11 49 (12.89%) Security Management
12 47 (12.37%) Agile Software Development
13 46 (12.11%) Security Architecture
14 42 (11.05%) Penetration Testing
14 42 (11.05%) Risk Assessment
15 39 (10.26%) SIEM
16 37 (9.74%) Continuous Improvement
16 37 (9.74%) Vulnerability Scanning
17 35 (9.21%) IT Strategy
Programming Languages
1 28 (7.37%) SQL
2 26 (6.84%) Java
3 18 (4.74%) PowerShell
4 17 (4.47%) JavaScript
5 10 (2.63%) Python
6 9 (2.37%) Shell Script
7 4 (1.05%) C
7 4 (1.05%) VBA
8 3 (0.79%) T-SQL
9 2 (0.53%) C#
9 2 (0.53%) VB
10 1 (0.26%) PHP
10 1 (0.26%) Scala
Qualifications
1 115 (30.26%) CISSP
2 87 (22.89%) Degree
3 76 (20.00%) CISM
4 65 (17.11%) CISA
5 29 (7.63%) CEH
6 26 (6.84%) CRISC
7 18 (4.74%) Microsoft Certification
8 16 (4.21%) Cisco Certification
8 16 (4.21%) TOGAF Certification
9 15 (3.95%) (ISC)2 CCSP
10 14 (3.68%) BPSS Clearance
10 14 (3.68%) CESG Certified Professional
10 14 (3.68%) ISACA
11 12 (3.16%) Computer Science Degree
12 10 (2.63%) MCSA
12 10 (2.63%) MCSE
12 10 (2.63%) PMI Certification
13 7 (1.84%) PMP
13 7 (1.84%) Security Cleared
13 7 (1.84%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 162 (42.63%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 51 (13.42%) Sarbanes-Oxley
3 45 (11.84%) PCI DSS
4 43 (11.32%) GDPR
5 21 (5.53%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
6 15 (3.95%) QA
7 14 (3.68%) BS7799
8 13 (3.42%) COSO
8 13 (3.42%) Data Quality
9 10 (2.63%) Cyber Essentials
9 10 (2.63%) HIPAA
9 10 (2.63%) ISO 9001
10 8 (2.11%) ISO 22301
11 4 (1.05%) ISO 31000
11 4 (1.05%) ISO/IEC 27005
11 4 (1.05%) NIST 800
11 4 (1.05%) PMO
12 3 (0.79%) BS25999
12 3 (0.79%) HMG Security Policy Framework
12 3 (0.79%) MiFID
System Software
1 42 (11.05%) Active Directory
2 35 (9.21%) VMware Infrastructure
3 12 (3.16%) Hyper-V
4 9 (2.37%) VMware ESXi
5 5 (1.32%) Virtual Machines
6 2 (0.53%) XenApp
7 1 (0.26%) Docker
7 1 (0.26%) vCloud
7 1 (0.26%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 6 (1.58%) RSA enVision
2 4 (1.05%) SCCM
3 3 (0.79%) QRadar
4 2 (0.53%) Ansible
4 2 (0.53%) ArcSight ESM
4 2 (0.53%) Graylog
4 2 (0.53%) RSA Archer
4 2 (0.53%) SCVMM
4 2 (0.53%) WSUS
5 1 (0.26%) Opscode Chef
5 1 (0.26%) Terraform
Vendors
1 56 (14.74%) Microsoft
2 36 (9.47%) VMware
3 31 (8.16%) Oracle
4 24 (6.32%) Qualys
4 24 (6.32%) Veracode
5 16 (4.21%) SAP
6 12 (3.16%) Cisco
7 11 (2.89%) Citrix
8 9 (2.37%) ServiceNow
8 9 (2.37%) Splunk
8 9 (2.37%) WatchGuard
9 8 (2.11%) ArcSight
9 8 (2.11%) CheckPoint
9 8 (2.11%) Cognizant
10 7 (1.84%) Dell
10 7 (1.84%) WorldPay
11 6 (1.58%) Forcepoint
11 6 (1.58%) McAfee
11 6 (1.58%) Mitel
11 6 (1.58%) Sophos