Period
to 13 November 2018

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 13 November 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Control Objectives for Information and related Technology (COBIT)
UK
6 months to
13 Nov 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 681 793 637
Rank change year-on-year +112 -156 +92
Permanent jobs citing COBIT 496 415 697
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.30% 0.23% 0.37%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 2.29% 1.85% 2.86%
Number of salaries quoted 332 337 549
UK median annual salary £62,500 £67,500 £62,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -7.41% +8.00% -
10th Percentile £37,500 £36,250 £41,250
90th Percentile £92,500 £93,750 £89,625
UK excluding London median annual salary £57,500 £55,000 £57,500
% change year-on-year +4.55% -4.35% -

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 21,626 22,395 24,359
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 13.28% 12.47% 12.94%
Number of salaries quoted 16,340 16,713 19,220
UK median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £49,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +2.04% +8.89%
10th Percentile £28,000 £27,500 £27,500
90th Percentile £80,000 £77,500 £77,500
UK excluding London median annual salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year +5.88% - +2.41%

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 13 November 2018.

Salary histogram for COBIT in the UK

COBIT
Top 15 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 13 November 2018. 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 +103 471 £62,500 -7.41% 47
London +89 245 £72,500 +2.47% 14
UK excluding London +82 234 £57,500 +4.55% 38
South East +50 87 £60,000 +21.21% 7
East of England +49 42 £77,500 +19.23% 3
Midlands +32 37 £57,500 +18.56% 4
North of England +35 36 £50,000 +2.04% 12
West Midlands +35 22 £47,500 +5.56% 3
North West -9 20 £50,000 +17.65% 8
South West -1 18 £37,250 -44.81% 7
East Midlands +18 15 £77,500 -3.13% 1
Yorkshire +34 14 £57,500 +19.79% 2
Scotland -1 12 £95,000 +18.75% 4
Wales +7 2 £73,750 +13.46% 1
North East +2 2 £45,000 -28.29% 2

For the 6 months to 13 November 2018, 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.

1 323 (65.12%) ITIL
2 239 (48.19%) Information Security
3 201 (40.52%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 196 (39.52%) Finance
5 164 (33.06%) CISSP
6 129 (26.01%) Management Information System
7 119 (23.99%) Stakeholder Management
8 117 (23.59%) Risk Management
8 117 (23.59%) CISM
9 115 (23.19%) CISA
10 107 (21.57%) Cybersecurity
11 95 (19.15%) GDPR
12 93 (18.75%) TOGAF
13 92 (18.55%) PCI DSS
14 88 (17.74%) PRINCE2
15 77 (15.52%) CRISC
16 71 (14.31%) Project Management
17 69 (13.91%) Service Management
18 67 (13.51%) Degree
19 60 (12.10%) Agile Software Development
20 59 (11.90%) Analytical Skills
21 58 (11.69%) Legal
21 58 (11.69%) Data Protection
22 56 (11.29%) Security Management
23 54 (10.89%) Retail
24 46 (9.27%) Windows
25 44 (8.87%) Microsoft
25 44 (8.87%) Business Continuity
25 44 (8.87%) Problem-Solving
26 43 (8.67%) SIEM

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 (2.82%) SharePoint
2 9 (1.81%) IIS
2 9 (1.81%) MS Exchange
2 9 (1.81%) Skype for Business
3 8 (1.61%) Oracle SOA Suite
4 4 (0.81%) JBoss
5 3 (0.60%) Exchange Server 2010
5 3 (0.60%) SAS
6 1 (0.20%) OpenStack
Applications
1 10 (2.02%) Microsoft Excel
2 8 (1.61%) Microsoft Office
3 4 (0.81%) MS Visio
4 2 (0.40%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 5 (1.01%) assyst
2 4 (0.81%) Distributed Ledger
3 2 (0.40%) SAP BPC
3 2 (0.40%) SAP GRC
3 2 (0.40%) SAP S/4HANA
4 1 (0.20%) Dynamics AX
4 1 (0.20%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 35 (7.06%) SaaS
2 32 (6.45%) Microsoft Azure
3 28 (5.65%) Amazon AWS
4 27 (5.44%) PaaS
5 25 (5.04%) Office 365
6 22 (4.44%) IaaS
7 19 (3.83%) Cloud Computing
8 8 (1.61%) BPaaS
8 8 (1.61%) Google Cloud Platform
9 5 (1.01%) Mimecast
10 3 (0.60%) Azure Active Directory
11 2 (0.40%) GitHub
12 1 (0.20%) Google App Engine
12 1 (0.20%) OneDrive
Communications & Networking
1 41 (8.27%) Firewall
2 19 (3.83%) WAN
3 18 (3.63%) LAN
3 18 (3.63%) SAN
4 15 (3.02%) Network Security
5 14 (2.82%) Internet
6 10 (2.02%) VPN
7 9 (1.81%) Skype
7 9 (1.81%) VoIP
8 8 (1.61%) IPsec
9 6 (1.21%) DNS
9 6 (1.21%) Intrusion Detection
9 6 (1.21%) SSL
10 5 (1.01%) NAS
10 5 (1.01%) VLAN
11 4 (0.81%) Wireless
12 3 (0.60%) BGP
12 3 (0.60%) Cisco Nexus
12 3 (0.60%) NetScaler
12 3 (0.60%) OSPF
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (2.42%) SQL Server
2 9 (1.81%) Big Data
3 6 (1.21%) NoSQL
4 4 (0.81%) DB2
5 3 (0.60%) Hadoop
5 3 (0.60%) MongoDB
6 2 (0.40%) SAP BW
6 2 (0.40%) SAP HANA
7 1 (0.20%) Geospatial Data
Development Applications
1 2 (0.40%) Jenkins
2 1 (0.20%) AppScan
2 1 (0.20%) MSI
2 1 (0.20%) SonarQube
General
1 196 (39.52%) Finance
2 58 (11.69%) Legal
3 54 (10.89%) Retail
4 41 (8.27%) Banking
5 22 (4.44%) Marketing
6 18 (3.63%) Law
7 13 (2.62%) Telecoms
8 12 (2.42%) Investment Banking
8 12 (2.42%) Retail Banking
9 9 (1.81%) Local Government
10 5 (1.01%) Billing
11 4 (0.81%) Back Office
12 2 (0.40%) Advertising
12 2 (0.40%) Games
13 1 (0.20%) Financial Institution
13 1 (0.20%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 106 (21.37%) Analyst
2 72 (14.52%) Architect
3 68 (13.71%) Consultant
4 56 (11.29%) IT Manager
5 54 (10.89%) IT Analyst
6 48 (9.68%) Security Manager
7 40 (8.06%) Security Analyst
8 38 (7.66%) Security Architect
9 29 (5.85%) Risk Manager
10 28 (5.65%) Information Manager
11 27 (5.44%) Information Analyst
11 27 (5.44%) Security Consultant
12 24 (4.84%) Information Security Manager
13 22 (4.44%) Auditor
13 22 (4.44%) Information Security Analyst
13 22 (4.44%) Risk Analyst
14 20 (4.03%) Governance Analyst
15 19 (3.83%) Head of IT
15 19 (3.83%) IT Auditor
15 19 (3.83%) IT Risk Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 14 (2.82%) SailPoint
2 9 (1.81%) Web Services
3 8 (1.61%) Java EE
4 5 (1.01%) .NET
4 5 (1.01%) Middleware
5 4 (0.81%) Hibernate
5 4 (0.81%) J2EE
5 4 (0.81%) REST
5 4 (0.81%) SOAP
5 4 (0.81%) Struts
5 4 (0.81%) XML
6 2 (0.40%) 802.1X
6 2 (0.40%) OLE
6 2 (0.40%) SAML
6 2 (0.40%) SAP Fiori
7 1 (0.20%) ASP.NET
Miscellaneous
1 129 (26.01%) Management Information System
2 59 (11.90%) Analytical Skills
3 35 (7.06%) Computer Science
4 29 (5.85%) Self-Motivation
5 21 (4.23%) Data Centre
6 20 (4.03%) Cyberthreat
7 16 (3.23%) FMCG
8 15 (3.02%) Hybrid Cloud
8 15 (3.02%) NHS
9 14 (2.82%) Mobile App
10 11 (2.22%) Public Cloud
11 10 (2.02%) Enterprise Software
12 9 (1.81%) Data Protection Act
12 9 (1.81%) Internet of Things
13 8 (1.61%) PMI
14 6 (1.21%) PKI
15 5 (1.01%) Cyber Defence
15 5 (1.01%) Fintech
16 4 (0.81%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
16 4 (0.81%) Robotics
Operating Systems
1 46 (9.27%) Windows
2 24 (4.84%) Linux
3 21 (4.23%) Unix
4 11 (2.22%) Windows Server
5 10 (2.02%) Windows 7
6 8 (1.61%) Windows Server 2003
7 7 (1.41%) Windows Server 2008
8 6 (1.21%) Windows 10
9 4 (0.81%) Mac OS X
10 2 (0.40%) MVS
10 2 (0.40%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 2 (0.40%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 323 (65.12%) ITIL
2 239 (48.19%) Information Security
3 119 (23.99%) Stakeholder Management
4 117 (23.59%) Risk Management
5 107 (21.57%) Cybersecurity
6 93 (18.75%) TOGAF
7 88 (17.74%) PRINCE2
8 71 (14.31%) Project Management
9 69 (13.91%) Service Management
10 60 (12.10%) Agile Software Development
11 58 (11.69%) Data Protection
12 56 (11.29%) Security Management
13 44 (8.87%) Business Continuity
13 44 (8.87%) Problem-Solving
14 43 (8.67%) Security Architecture
14 43 (8.67%) SIEM
15 41 (8.27%) Change Management
15 41 (8.27%) IT Audit
16 40 (8.06%) IT Governance
17 38 (7.66%) Collaborative Working
Programming Languages
1 11 (2.22%) SQL
2 10 (2.02%) C
3 6 (1.21%) Python
4 3 (0.60%) PowerShell
5 2 (0.40%) Java
5 2 (0.40%) PHP
6 1 (0.20%) Perl
6 1 (0.20%) VB
Qualifications
1 164 (33.06%) CISSP
2 117 (23.59%) CISM
3 115 (23.19%) CISA
4 77 (15.52%) CRISC
5 67 (13.51%) Degree
6 19 (3.83%) ITIL Certification
7 17 (3.43%) Computer Science Degree
8 12 (2.42%) GSLC
8 12 (2.42%) PMI Certification
9 10 (2.02%) Cisco Certification
9 10 (2.02%) ISACA
9 10 (2.02%) Microsoft Certification
10 9 (1.81%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
11 7 (1.41%) CESG Certified Professional
11 7 (1.41%) IISP
12 6 (1.21%) CEH
12 6 (1.21%) SANS
13 5 (1.01%) ISSAP
13 5 (1.01%) Security Cleared
14 4 (0.81%) PMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 201 (40.52%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 95 (19.15%) GDPR
3 92 (18.55%) PCI DSS
4 35 (7.06%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
5 31 (6.25%) Sarbanes-Oxley
6 17 (3.43%) COSO
7 10 (2.02%) HMG Security Policy Framework
7 10 (2.02%) ISO 22301
7 10 (2.02%) ISO 9001
7 10 (2.02%) QA
8 8 (1.61%) NIST 800
9 5 (1.01%) Cyber Essentials
9 5 (1.01%) SLA
9 5 (1.01%) Solvency II
10 3 (0.60%) ISO 14001
11 2 (0.40%) Basel III
11 2 (0.40%) ISO/IEC 20000
11 2 (0.40%) ISO/IEC 27005
11 2 (0.40%) PMO
12 1 (0.20%) GPG13
System Software
1 24 (4.84%) Active Directory
2 21 (4.23%) VMware Infrastructure
3 7 (1.41%) VMware ESXi
4 5 (1.01%) vCloud
4 5 (1.01%) vSphere
4 5 (1.01%) XenApp
5 4 (0.81%) Docker
5 4 (0.81%) Virtual Machines
6 3 (0.60%) Hyper-V
6 3 (0.60%) KVM
7 2 (0.40%) Terminal Services
7 2 (0.40%) VirtualBox
7 2 (0.40%) Xen
Systems Management
1 15 (3.02%) QRadar
2 13 (2.62%) Core Impact
2 13 (2.62%) Nessus
2 13 (2.62%) Nexpose
2 13 (2.62%) OpenVAS
3 6 (1.21%) RSA enVision
4 4 (0.81%) Nmap
4 4 (0.81%) RSA Archer
4 4 (0.81%) WSUS
5 3 (0.60%) NetBackup
5 3 (0.60%) RSA Security Analytics
5 3 (0.60%) SCCM
5 3 (0.60%) SCOM
5 3 (0.60%) Single Sign-On
6 2 (0.40%) Ansible
6 2 (0.40%) HP Fortify
6 2 (0.40%) PowerBroker
7 1 (0.20%) Host Intrusion Detection System
7 1 (0.20%) Network Intrusion Detection System
7 1 (0.20%) Trend Micro Deep Security
Vendors
1 44 (8.87%) Microsoft
2 28 (5.65%) Splunk
3 27 (5.44%) ArcSight
4 26 (5.24%) VMware
5 23 (4.64%) LogRhythm
6 17 (3.43%) Qualys
7 15 (3.02%) Cisco
8 14 (2.82%) IBM
8 14 (2.82%) SolarWinds
9 13 (2.62%) AlienVault
10 12 (2.42%) Aveksa
10 12 (2.42%) Bomgar
10 12 (2.42%) CyberArk
10 12 (2.42%) WorldPay
11 11 (2.22%) Google
12 10 (2.02%) Juniper
13 9 (1.81%) Cognizant
13 9 (1.81%) iManage
13 9 (1.81%) SAP
14 8 (1.61%) Oracle