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 23 May 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
23 May 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 647 543 619
Rank change year-on-year -104 +76  
Permanent jobs citing COBIT 218 445 371
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.26% 0.45% 0.34%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 2.17% 3.47% 2.71%
Number of salaries quoted 175 373 293
Median salary £62,500 £62,500 £65,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - -3.84%  
90% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £42,300 £45,000
10% offered a salary of more than £82,500 £82,500 £89,500
UK excluding London median salary £60,000 £57,500 £60,000
% change year-on-year +4.34% -4.16%  

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 10035 12820 13699
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the UK 11.78% 13.02% 12.66%
Number of salaries quoted 7737 10201 10745
Median salary £50,000 £50,000 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - +5.26%  
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £29,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £77,500 £75,000 £75,000
UK excluding London median salary £43,000 £45,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year -4.44% +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 23 May 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 23 May 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 -110 204 £62,500 +2.04% 16
London -17 130 £65,000 - 5
South East +25 30 £57,500 +4.54% 4
City of London +23 16 £62,500 +2.04%
South West 0 15 £67,500 +3.84%
West Midlands -9 12 £60,000 - 2
North West -30 12 £77,500 +24.00% 1
Surrey +9 7 £60,000 +9.09% 1
Cheshire -13 7 £55,000 -
Hampshire +21 6 £60,000 +1.69%
Southampton +13 6 £60,000 +14.28%
Guildford +12 6 £60,000 +9.09% 1
Buckinghamshire +9 6 £55,000 -8.33%
Coventry +1 6 £60,000 +39.53%
Birmingham -3 6 £60,000 -3.22%
Bristol -3 6 £75,000 +25.00%
Yorkshire -6 6 £62,500 +22.54% 1
East of England -10 6 £60,000 +4.34% 2
Knutsford -18 6 - -
High Wycombe - 6 £55,000 -
Kent +22 5 £42,500 - 1
Oxfordshire +7 5 £60,000 -22.58%
Gloucestershire 0 5 £67,500 +3.84%
Cambridgeshire -6 5 £60,000 +4.34%
Manchester -28 5 £80,000 +23.07% 1
Berkshire +20 4 £83,750 +28.84% 2
Stoke-on-Trent +16 4 £66,250 +39.47%
Staffordshire +7 4 £66,250 -1.85%
Oxford +3 4 £60,000 -
South Yorkshire -9 4 - -

For the 6 months to 23 May 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.

1 284 (61.21%) ITIL
2 224 (48.28%) Finance
3 223 (48.06%) Information Security
4 222 (47.84%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 182 (39.22%) CISSP
6 157 (33.84%) Management Information System
7 153 (32.97%) CISM
8 127 (27.37%) Risk Management
9 121 (26.08%) CISA
10 95 (20.47%) TOGAF
11 86 (18.53%) PRINCE2
12 84 (18.10%) Degree
13 82 (17.67%) Security Architecture
14 80 (17.24%) Agile Software Development
15 78 (16.81%) Security Management
16 76 (16.38%) Stakeholder Management
17 65 (14.01%) Microsoft
18 61 (13.15%) Project Management
19 56 (12.07%) Banking
20 53 (11.42%) IT Strategy
21 52 (11.21%) Cybersecurity
22 49 (10.56%) Service Management
22 49 (10.56%) Risk Assessment
22 49 (10.56%) IT Governance
23 48 (10.34%) PCI DSS
24 47 (10.13%) Information Security Management
24 47 (10.13%) Continuous Improvement
25 46 (9.91%) ISO27002
25 46 (9.91%) IT Audit
26 45 (9.70%) SDLC

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 (3.45%) Oracle SOA Suite
2 11 (2.37%) MS Exchange
3 10 (2.16%) SharePoint
4 9 (1.94%) BizTalk Server
5 3 (0.65%) IBM Notes
6 2 (0.43%) IIS
6 2 (0.43%) OpenEdge
7 1 (0.22%) SharePoint 2010
Applications
1 29 (6.25%) Microsoft Excel
2 26 (5.60%) Microsoft PowerPoint
3 10 (2.16%) Microsoft Office
4 7 (1.51%) MS Visio
5 2 (0.43%) Maya
6 1 (0.22%) Microsoft Project
Business Applications
1 10 (2.16%) Oracle Applications
2 9 (1.94%) SAP CRM
3 5 (1.08%) Remedy ITSM
4 4 (0.86%) assyst
5 2 (0.43%) SAP Oil and Gas
6 1 (0.22%) SAP GRC
Cloud Services
1 23 (4.96%) Microsoft Azure
2 20 (4.31%) Amazon AWS
3 11 (2.37%) Cloud Computing
4 9 (1.94%) AWS CloudFormation
4 9 (1.94%) Virtual Private Cloud
5 4 (0.86%) Office 365
6 2 (0.43%) IaaS
6 2 (0.43%) Mimecast
6 2 (0.43%) PaaS
6 2 (0.43%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 42 (9.05%) Firewall
2 30 (6.47%) Network Security
3 15 (3.23%) VPN
4 11 (2.37%) DNS
4 11 (2.37%) Internet
5 8 (1.72%) HTTP
6 7 (1.51%) Cisco ASA
6 7 (1.51%) SMTP
7 6 (1.29%) DHCP
8 4 (0.86%) BGP
8 4 (0.86%) Cisco Nexus
8 4 (0.86%) EIGRP
8 4 (0.86%) FTP
8 4 (0.86%) HTTPS
8 4 (0.86%) IGRP
8 4 (0.86%) IPsec
8 4 (0.86%) OSPF
8 4 (0.86%) SSH
8 4 (0.86%) TCP/IP
8 4 (0.86%) VXLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 25 (5.39%) Big Data
2 9 (1.94%) BusinessObjects
2 9 (1.94%) SAP BW
3 6 (1.29%) Data Warehouse
4 5 (1.08%) SQL Server
5 2 (0.43%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 2 (0.43%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 2 (0.43%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 1 (0.22%) DataStage
6 1 (0.22%) GIS
6 1 (0.22%) Oracle Exadata
6 1 (0.22%) QualityStage
6 1 (0.22%) SAP HANA
6 1 (0.22%) SQL Server 2012
6 1 (0.22%) SQL Server 2014
Development Applications
1 9 (1.94%) Jenkins
2 4 (0.86%) HP UFT
2 4 (0.86%) Rational Functional Tester
2 4 (0.86%) Selenium
2 4 (0.86%) SilkTest
General
1 224 (48.28%) Finance
2 56 (12.07%) Banking
3 18 (3.88%) Legal
4 17 (3.66%) Retail
5 14 (3.02%) Local Government
6 12 (2.59%) Marketing
7 9 (1.94%) Telecoms
8 7 (1.51%) Publishing
9 6 (1.29%) Financial Institution
10 5 (1.08%) Investment Banking
11 4 (0.86%) Manufacturing
12 3 (0.65%) Pharmaceutical
12 3 (0.65%) Retail Banking
13 2 (0.43%) Electronics
14 1 (0.22%) Aerospace
14 1 (0.22%) French Language
14 1 (0.22%) International Banking
14 1 (0.22%) Law
14 1 (0.22%) Mandarin Language
Job Titles
1 84 (18.10%) Analyst
2 76 (16.38%) Architect
3 74 (15.95%) Consultant
4 55 (11.85%) IT Manager
5 48 (10.34%) Security Analyst
6 47 (10.13%) Risk Manager
7 41 (8.84%) Solutions Architect
8 36 (7.76%) Security Manager
9 35 (7.54%) Security Consultant
10 29 (6.25%) Information Analyst
11 28 (6.03%) IT Risk Manager
12 26 (5.60%) Information Security Analyst
13 24 (5.17%) Information Manager
13 24 (5.17%) Risk Analyst
14 23 (4.96%) COBIT Manager
15 22 (4.74%) Governance Manager
16 21 (4.53%) Enterprise Architect
17 18 (3.88%) Information Risk Manager
17 18 (3.88%) IT Analyst
17 18 (3.88%) Senior Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 21 (4.53%) .NET
2 12 (2.59%) Java EE
3 11 (2.37%) Web Services
4 9 (1.94%) boto
5 7 (1.51%) XML
6 5 (1.08%) SOAP
7 4 (0.86%) HTML
7 4 (0.86%) XBRL
8 3 (0.65%) Middleware
8 3 (0.65%) SailPoint
9 2 (0.43%) ASP.NET
10 1 (0.22%) Ajax
10 1 (0.22%) ASP.NET Web API
10 1 (0.22%) jQuery
10 1 (0.22%) ODBC
10 1 (0.22%) Regular Expression
Miscellaneous
1 157 (33.84%) Management Information System
2 29 (6.25%) Analytical Skills
3 23 (4.96%) Computer Science
4 12 (2.59%) Data Protection Act
4 12 (2.59%) Mainframe
5 10 (2.16%) Enterprise Software
6 9 (1.94%) Data Centre
6 9 (1.94%) Internet of Things
7 8 (1.72%) CESG
8 7 (1.51%) Hedge funds
8 7 (1.51%) Virtual Team
9 5 (1.08%) PMI
10 4 (0.86%) Online Banking
11 3 (0.65%) Fintech
11 3 (0.65%) Taxonomies
12 2 (0.43%) Cyberthreat
12 2 (0.43%) FMCG
12 2 (0.43%) Life Science
12 2 (0.43%) PKI
12 2 (0.43%) Reinsurance
Operating Systems
1 43 (9.27%) Windows
2 27 (5.82%) Linux
3 20 (4.31%) Unix
4 1 (0.22%) AIX
4 1 (0.22%) Android
4 1 (0.22%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 284 (61.21%) ITIL
2 223 (48.06%) Information Security
3 127 (27.37%) Risk Management
4 95 (20.47%) TOGAF
5 86 (18.53%) PRINCE2
6 82 (17.67%) Security Architecture
7 80 (17.24%) Agile Software Development
8 78 (16.81%) Security Management
9 76 (16.38%) Stakeholder Management
10 61 (13.15%) Project Management
11 53 (11.42%) IT Strategy
12 52 (11.21%) Cybersecurity
13 49 (10.56%) IT Governance
13 49 (10.56%) Risk Assessment
13 49 (10.56%) Service Management
14 47 (10.13%) Continuous Improvement
14 47 (10.13%) Information Security Management
15 46 (9.91%) IT Audit
16 45 (9.70%) SDLC
17 40 (8.62%) Process Improvement
Programming Languages
1 30 (6.47%) C
2 27 (5.82%) Python
3 22 (4.74%) SQL
4 21 (4.53%) PowerShell
5 18 (3.88%) PHP
6 9 (1.94%) Perl
6 9 (1.94%) Ruby
7 4 (0.86%) Java
7 4 (0.86%) VB.NET
8 1 (0.22%) C#
Qualifications
1 182 (39.22%) CISSP
2 153 (32.97%) CISM
3 121 (26.08%) CISA
4 84 (18.10%) Degree
5 42 (9.05%) CRISC
6 37 (7.97%) Security Cleared
7 22 (4.74%) SC Cleared
8 19 (4.09%) DV Cleared
9 17 (3.66%) ITIL Certification
10 15 (3.23%) Cisco Certification
10 15 (3.23%) SANS
11 13 (2.80%) ISACA
11 13 (2.80%) Microsoft Certification
12 11 (2.37%) A+ Certification
12 11 (2.37%) CESG Certified Professional
12 11 (2.37%) CompTIA Security+
12 11 (2.37%) MCTS
12 11 (2.37%) Network+ Certification
12 11 (2.37%) Security+ Certification
13 10 (2.16%) (ISC)2 CCSP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 222 (47.84%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 48 (10.34%) PCI DSS
3 46 (9.91%) ISO27002
4 35 (7.54%) Sarbanes-Oxley
5 21 (4.53%) QA
6 18 (3.88%) ISO/IEC 17799
7 17 (3.66%) GDPR
8 14 (3.02%) HMG Security Policy Framework
9 12 (2.59%) Cyber Essentials
10 10 (2.16%) COSO
10 10 (2.16%) SSAE 16
11 8 (1.72%) BS25999
11 8 (1.72%) ISO27005
12 7 (1.51%) PMO
13 6 (1.29%) PMBOK
14 5 (1.08%) JSP 440
15 4 (0.86%) ISO22301
15 4 (0.86%) SLA
16 2 (0.43%) HIPAA
16 2 (0.43%) Val IT
System Software
1 15 (3.23%) Active Directory
2 5 (1.08%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (0.43%) NDS
3 2 (0.43%) NetIQ eDirectory
4 1 (0.22%) KVM
4 1 (0.22%) RACF
4 1 (0.22%) vCloud
Systems Management
1 12 (2.59%) SCCM
2 9 (1.94%) Ansible
2 9 (1.94%) Puppet
3 7 (1.51%) CSIRT
4 5 (1.08%) Nessus
5 4 (0.86%) Tivoli
6 2 (0.43%) Nagios
6 2 (0.43%) NetIQ Identity Manager
7 1 (0.22%) BladeLogic
7 1 (0.22%) IBM BigFix
7 1 (0.22%) WSUS
Vendors
1 65 (14.01%) Microsoft
2 31 (6.68%) Oracle
3 21 (4.53%) SAP
4 17 (3.66%) Cognizant
4 17 (3.66%) VMware
5 16 (3.45%) ServiceNow
6 15 (3.23%) IBM
7 13 (2.80%) Citrix
8 11 (2.37%) Cisco
9 8 (1.72%) CheckPoint
10 7 (1.51%) Qualys
10 7 (1.51%) Remedy
11 4 (0.86%) F5
11 4 (0.86%) Juniper
12 3 (0.65%) CA
12 3 (0.65%) CyberArk
12 3 (0.65%) HP
12 3 (0.65%) Lotus
12 3 (0.65%) Software AG
12 3 (0.65%) webMethods
England
Morgan McKinley UK
Posted: 10 hours ago
London
Apollo Solutions
Salary: £55000 - £70000 per annum + 10% Bonus + Bens
Posted: 5 days ago
Luton, Bedfordshire
Advantage XPO
Salary: bonus, pension, life assurance
Posted: 5 days ago
West Malling, Kent
Clearwater People Solutions Ltd
Posted: 5 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
La Fosse Associates
Salary: £65000 - £75000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
London
ComputAppoint
Salary: £80000 - £90000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
London
Harris Global
Salary: From £50,000 to £70,000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Candour Solutions
Salary: Excellent plus outstanding benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Berkshire
Perfect People Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Salary: to c£85,000 plus 15% bonus
Posted: 3 days ago
Maidenhead, Berkshire
The Rank Group plc
Posted: 26 days ago
Atherstone, Warwickshire
TNT Global IT
Posted: 27 days ago
Atherstone, Warwickshire
TNT Global IT
Posted: 27 days ago
Guildford, Surrey
Clearwater People Solutions Ltd
Posted: 12 days ago