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 29 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
29 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 700 578 628
Rank change year-on-year -122 +50  
Permanent jobs citing COBIT 189 388 371
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.21% 0.40% 0.33%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 1.76% 3.03% 2.61%
Number of salaries quoted 159 317 288
UK median annual salary £65,000 £62,500 £66,250
Median salary % change year-on-year +4.00% -5.66%  
10th Percentile £42,500 £38,650 £42,500
90th Percentile £85,000 £85,500 £87,500
UK excluding London median annual salary £60,000 £55,000 £60,000
% change year-on-year +9.09% -8.33%  

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 10753 12816 14212
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the UK 12.09% 13.07% 12.79%
Number of salaries quoted 10240 12877 13835
UK median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £47,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +6.38%  
10th Percentile £27,750 £27,500 £26,250
90th Percentile £77,500 £77,500 £78,750
UK excluding London median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year - +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 3 months to 29 June 2017.

Salary histogram for COBIT in the UK

COBIT
Top 10 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 29 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 -99 182 £65,000 +4.00% 14
London -27 114 £67,500 -1.81% 9
UK excluding London -110 69 £60,000 +9.09% 5
South East +5 23 £60,000 +6.19% 2
North of England -30 16 £72,500 +42.15% 3
South West -19 14 £60,000 +6.66%
Midlands -11 11 £60,000 -9.43%
East of England -20 8 £60,000 +4.34%
Wales - 2 £40,000 -
Scotland -21 1 £55,000 -

For the 6 months to 29 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.

1 256 (62.59%) ITIL
2 195 (47.68%) Information Security
3 187 (45.72%) Finance
4 180 (44.01%) CISSP
5 171 (41.81%) ISO/IEC 27001
6 137 (33.50%) Management Information System
7 136 (33.25%) CISM
8 114 (27.87%) Risk Management
9 113 (27.63%) CISA
10 98 (23.96%) TOGAF
11 82 (20.05%) Agile Software Development
12 78 (19.07%) PRINCE2
13 76 (18.58%) Degree
14 70 (17.11%) Stakeholder Management
15 62 (15.16%) Microsoft
16 61 (14.91%) Security Architecture
17 59 (14.43%) Security Management
17 59 (14.43%) IT Strategy
18 50 (12.22%) Banking
19 49 (11.98%) Project Management
20 47 (11.49%) PCI DSS
21 40 (9.78%) CRISC
21 40 (9.78%) Cybersecurity
21 40 (9.78%) SDLC
21 40 (9.78%) IT Audit
22 39 (9.54%) Data Protection
22 39 (9.54%) IT Governance
22 39 (9.54%) Service Management
23 38 (9.29%) Security Cleared
23 38 (9.29%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)

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 (3.91%) Oracle SOA Suite
2 13 (3.18%) SharePoint
3 9 (2.20%) MS Exchange
4 6 (1.47%) BizTalk Server
5 5 (1.22%) IIS
6 3 (0.73%) SharePoint 2010
7 2 (0.49%) OpenEdge
7 2 (0.49%) WebSphere
8 1 (0.24%) OpenStack
Applications
1 27 (6.60%) Microsoft Excel
2 24 (5.87%) Microsoft PowerPoint
3 10 (2.44%) Microsoft Office
4 6 (1.47%) MS Visio
5 2 (0.49%) Maya
6 1 (0.24%) Microsoft Project
Business Applications
1 10 (2.44%) Oracle Applications
2 6 (1.47%) SAP CRM
3 2 (0.49%) Remedy ITSM
3 2 (0.49%) SAP Oil and Gas
4 1 (0.24%) assyst
4 1 (0.24%) SAP GRC
Cloud Services
1 25 (6.11%) Microsoft Azure
2 22 (5.38%) Amazon AWS
3 9 (2.20%) AWS CloudFormation
3 9 (2.20%) Virtual Private Cloud
4 6 (1.47%) Cloud Computing
5 3 (0.73%) Office 365
6 2 (0.49%) IaaS
6 2 (0.49%) Mimecast
6 2 (0.49%) PaaS
6 2 (0.49%) SaaS
7 1 (0.24%) IBM Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 27 (6.60%) Firewall
2 25 (6.11%) Network Security
3 14 (3.42%) DNS
4 13 (3.18%) VPN
5 11 (2.69%) HTTP
6 10 (2.44%) Cisco ASA
6 10 (2.44%) SMTP
7 8 (1.96%) Internet
8 7 (1.71%) BGP
8 7 (1.71%) Cisco Nexus
8 7 (1.71%) EIGRP
8 7 (1.71%) FTP
8 7 (1.71%) HTTPS
8 7 (1.71%) IGRP
8 7 (1.71%) IPsec
8 7 (1.71%) OSPF
8 7 (1.71%) VLAN
8 7 (1.71%) VXLAN
9 6 (1.47%) DHCP
10 4 (0.98%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 30 (7.33%) Big Data
2 7 (1.71%) SQL Server
3 6 (1.47%) BusinessObjects
3 6 (1.47%) SAP BW
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 (0.73%) Data Warehouse
5 3 (0.73%) SQL Server 2012
5 3 (0.73%) SQL Server 2014
6 1 (0.24%) GIS
6 1 (0.24%) SAP HANA
Development Applications
1 9 (2.20%) 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
1 187 (45.72%) Finance
2 50 (12.22%) Banking
3 24 (5.87%) Retail
4 21 (5.13%) Local Government
5 18 (4.40%) Legal
6 10 (2.44%) Marketing
7 9 (2.20%) Telecoms
8 7 (1.71%) Private Banking
9 6 (1.47%) Manufacturing
10 5 (1.22%) Financial Institution
11 4 (0.98%) Investment Banking
12 3 (0.73%) Pharmaceutical
12 3 (0.73%) Retail Banking
13 2 (0.49%) Electronics
13 2 (0.49%) Law
14 1 (0.24%) Advertising
14 1 (0.24%) Aerospace
14 1 (0.24%) Corporate Banking
14 1 (0.24%) International Banking
14 1 (0.24%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 78 (19.07%) Architect
2 75 (18.34%) Consultant
3 60 (14.67%) Analyst
4 47 (11.49%) IT Manager
5 42 (10.27%) Risk Manager
6 36 (8.80%) Security Consultant
7 32 (7.82%) Solutions Architect
8 31 (7.58%) Security Manager
9 29 (7.09%) Security Analyst
10 25 (6.11%) Information Manager
11 23 (5.62%) IT Risk Manager
12 20 (4.89%) COBIT Manager
12 20 (4.89%) Enterprise Architect
13 19 (4.65%) Risk Analyst
13 19 (4.65%) Security Architect
14 17 (4.16%) Information Analyst
14 17 (4.16%) Information Risk Manager
14 17 (4.16%) Senior Manager
15 16 (3.91%) Information Security Consultant
15 16 (3.91%) IT Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 22 (5.38%) .NET
2 13 (3.18%) Web Services
3 12 (2.93%) Java EE
4 9 (2.20%) boto
5 7 (1.71%) XML
6 4 (0.98%) ASP.NET
6 4 (0.98%) HTML
6 4 (0.98%) SOAP
6 4 (0.98%) XBRL
7 3 (0.73%) SailPoint
8 2 (0.49%) MSMQ
8 2 (0.49%) WebSphere MQ
9 1 (0.24%) Ajax
9 1 (0.24%) jQuery
9 1 (0.24%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 137 (33.50%) Management Information System
2 26 (6.36%) Analytical Skills
3 23 (5.62%) Computer Science
4 12 (2.93%) Data Centre
5 11 (2.69%) Data Protection Act
5 11 (2.69%) Virtual Team
6 9 (2.20%) CESG
6 9 (2.20%) Mainframe
7 8 (1.96%) Enterprise Software
8 7 (1.71%) Hedge funds
9 6 (1.47%) Internet of Things
10 5 (1.22%) Life Science
11 3 (0.73%) Fintech
11 3 (0.73%) PMI
12 2 (0.49%) AS400
12 2 (0.49%) NHS
12 2 (0.49%) PKI
12 2 (0.49%) Reinsurance
12 2 (0.49%) Replication
12 2 (0.49%) Security Operations Centre
Operating Systems
1 36 (8.80%) Windows
2 26 (6.36%) Linux
3 17 (4.16%) Unix
4 2 (0.49%) Windows Server
5 1 (0.24%) AIX
5 1 (0.24%) Android
5 1 (0.24%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 256 (62.59%) ITIL
2 195 (47.68%) Information Security
3 114 (27.87%) Risk Management
4 98 (23.96%) TOGAF
5 82 (20.05%) Agile Software Development
6 78 (19.07%) PRINCE2
7 70 (17.11%) Stakeholder Management
8 61 (14.91%) Security Architecture
9 59 (14.43%) IT Strategy
9 59 (14.43%) Security Management
10 49 (11.98%) Project Management
11 40 (9.78%) Cybersecurity
11 40 (9.78%) IT Audit
11 40 (9.78%) SDLC
12 39 (9.54%) Data Protection
12 39 (9.54%) IT Governance
12 39 (9.54%) Service Management
13 38 (9.29%) Target Operating Model
14 35 (8.56%) Service Delivery
15 34 (8.31%) Continuous Improvement
Programming Languages
1 35 (8.56%) C
2 20 (4.89%) Python
3 18 (4.40%) SQL
4 14 (3.42%) PowerShell
5 11 (2.69%) PHP
6 9 (2.20%) Perl
6 9 (2.20%) Ruby
7 4 (0.98%) Java
7 4 (0.98%) VB.NET
8 1 (0.24%) C#
Qualifications
1 180 (44.01%) CISSP
2 136 (33.25%) CISM
3 113 (27.63%) CISA
4 76 (18.58%) Degree
5 40 (9.78%) CRISC
6 38 (9.29%) Security Cleared
7 27 (6.60%) DV Cleared
8 17 (4.16%) Cisco Certification
8 17 (4.16%) SANS
9 16 (3.91%) ITIL Certification
9 16 (3.91%) SC Cleared
10 12 (2.93%) CESG Certified Professional
11 11 (2.69%) Microsoft Certification
12 10 (2.44%) (ISC)2 CCSP
12 10 (2.44%) CCSP
13 9 (2.20%) A+ Certification
13 9 (2.20%) GSLC
13 9 (2.20%) MCTS
13 9 (2.20%) Network+ Certification
14 8 (1.96%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 171 (41.81%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 47 (11.49%) PCI DSS
3 38 (9.29%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
4 31 (7.58%) Sarbanes-Oxley
5 23 (5.62%) QA
6 22 (5.38%) GDPR
7 15 (3.67%) HMG Security Policy Framework
8 12 (2.93%) Cyber Essentials
9 11 (2.69%) COSO
9 11 (2.69%) ISO/IEC 20000
10 10 (2.44%) NIST 800
11 8 (1.96%) BS25999
11 8 (1.96%) ISO/IEC 27005
11 8 (1.96%) SSAE 16
12 6 (1.47%) JSP 440
12 6 (1.47%) PMO
13 5 (1.22%) ISO 31000
14 4 (0.98%) ISO 22301
14 4 (0.98%) Val IT
15 3 (0.73%) Data Quality
System Software
1 10 (2.44%) Active Directory
2 8 (1.96%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (0.49%) KVM
3 2 (0.49%) RACF
Systems Management
1 10 (2.44%) SCCM
2 9 (2.20%) Ansible
2 9 (2.20%) Puppet
3 6 (1.47%) CSIRT
4 5 (1.22%) Nessus
5 1 (0.24%) BladeLogic
5 1 (0.24%) IBM BigFix
5 1 (0.24%) Tivoli
5 1 (0.24%) WSUS
Vendors
1 62 (15.16%) Microsoft
2 28 (6.85%) Oracle
3 22 (5.38%) Cognizant
4 18 (4.40%) SAP
5 16 (3.91%) IBM
6 14 (3.42%) Cisco
7 13 (3.18%) VMware
8 11 (2.69%) Citrix
9 10 (2.44%) CheckPoint
10 9 (2.20%) ServiceNow
11 8 (1.96%) Qualys
12 7 (1.71%) F5
12 7 (1.71%) Juniper
13 4 (0.98%) CA
14 3 (0.73%) ArcSight
14 3 (0.73%) CyberArk
14 3 (0.73%) Software AG
14 3 (0.73%) webMethods
15 2 (0.49%) Splunk
15 2 (0.49%) Tufin
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