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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 22 May 2022 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Control Objectives for Information and related Technology (COBIT)
UK
6 months to
22 May 2022
Same period 2021 Same period 2020
Rank 886 689 634
Rank change year-on-year -197 -55 +131
Permanent jobs citing COBIT 334 213 288
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the UK 0.20% 0.23% 0.31%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 1.20% 1.75% 2.39%
Number of salaries quoted 244 165 233
10th Percentile £41,250 £35,000 £41,250
25th Percentile £48,750 £43,750 £50,000
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £60,000 £57,500 £70,000
Median % change year-on-year +4.35% -17.86% +12.00%
75th Percentile £76,563 £67,500 £82,500
90th Percentile £83,925 £77,500 £92,500
UK excluding London median annual salary £60,000 £50,000 £60,000
% change year-on-year +20.00% -16.67% +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 27,786 12,155 12,052
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 17.01% 13.20% 12.96%
Number of salaries quoted 13,262 8,255 9,281
10th Percentile £31,250 £31,250 £30,000
25th Percentile £41,250 £41,250 £38,750
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £55,000 £52,500 £52,500
Median % change year-on-year +4.76% - +5.00%
75th Percentile £73,750 £70,000 £70,000
90th Percentile £90,000 £85,000 £85,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £47,500 £47,500 £47,500
% change year-on-year - - +5.56%

COBIT
Job Vacancy Trend

Job postings citing COBIT as a proportion of all IT jobs advertised.

Job vacancy trend for COBIT in the UK

COBIT
Salary Trend

3-month moving average salary quoted in jobs citing COBIT.

Salary trend for COBIT in the UK

COBIT
Salary Histogram

Salary distribution for jobs citing COBIT over the 6 months to 22 May 2022.

Salary histogram for COBIT in the UK

COBIT
Top 17 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 22 May 2022. 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
Jobs
England -183 299 £65,000 +8.33% 24
UK excluding London -84 175 £60,000 +20.00% 11
Work from Home -184 140 £65,000 +13.04% 8
London -246 139 £65,000 +4.00% 14
South East -15 93 £60,000 -4.00% 5
North of England -51 34 £55,000 +29.41% 2
North West -40 29 £67,500 +58.82% 2
Midlands -83 23 £75,500 +51.00% 2
West Midlands -66 22 £76,500 +53.77% 1
South West -29 16 £65,000 +49.43%
Scotland -51 11 - -
East of England -90 5 £55,000 -12.00% 1
Wales -37 3 £50,000 +11.11% 1
Yorkshire - 3 £55,000 -
Northern Ireland - 3 £27,500 -
North East -11 2 £35,000 -53.33%
East Midlands -37 1 £75,000 -1.64% 1

For the 6 months to 22 May 2022, 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.

1 186 (55.69%) ITIL
2 140 (41.92%) Finance
3 130 (38.92%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 124 (37.13%) Social Skills
5 118 (35.33%) Information Security
6 117 (35.03%) CISSP
7 104 (31.14%) NIST
8 85 (25.45%) CISM
9 82 (24.55%) Risk Management
10 70 (20.96%) Cybersecurity
11 69 (20.66%) CISA
12 62 (18.56%) Continuous Improvement
13 61 (18.26%) IT Audit
14 60 (17.96%) Management Information System
15 59 (17.66%) DevOps
16 58 (17.37%) TOGAF
17 55 (16.47%) Sarbanes-Oxley
18 54 (16.17%) Degree
19 53 (15.87%) Data Protection
20 50 (14.97%) Agile
21 48 (14.37%) Project Management
22 44 (13.17%) GRC
23 43 (12.87%) IT Governance
24 42 (12.57%) Risk Analysis
25 40 (11.98%) Internal Audit
25 40 (11.98%) GDPR
26 39 (11.68%) Security Cleared
27 38 (11.38%) Security Management
28 35 (10.48%) Business Continuity
29 34 (10.18%) Service Delivery

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 6 (1.80%) Confluence
1 6 (1.80%) Drupal
2 4 (1.20%) Oracle SOA Suite
3 1 (0.30%) SAS
Applications
1 17 (5.09%) Microsoft Excel
2 12 (3.59%) Microsoft PowerPoint
3 10 (2.99%) Microsoft Office
4 2 (0.60%) MS Visio
5 1 (0.30%) Microsoft Project
Business Applications
1 5 (1.50%) Dynamics CRM
2 4 (1.20%) Oracle EBS
2 4 (1.20%) SAP PLM
3 1 (0.30%) Magento
3 1 (0.30%) SAP CRM
Cloud Services
1 11 (3.29%) Azure
1 11 (3.29%) Microsoft 365
1 11 (3.29%) SaaS
2 10 (2.99%) IaaS
3 7 (2.10%) PaaS
4 5 (1.50%) AWS
4 5 (1.50%) Dynamics 365
5 4 (1.20%) Adobe Analytics
5 4 (1.20%) Azure Active Directory
5 4 (1.20%) GCP
5 4 (1.20%) Power Platform
6 1 (0.30%) Collibra
6 1 (0.30%) Force.com
Communications & Networking
1 9 (2.69%) Broadband
2 8 (2.40%) Intranet
3 6 (1.80%) Cisco IOS
4 4 (1.20%) Firewall
4 4 (1.20%) LAN
4 4 (1.20%) WAN
4 4 (1.20%) Wi-Fi
5 3 (0.90%) Intrusion Detection
5 3 (0.90%) VoIP
6 1 (0.30%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (2.99%) Big Data
2 5 (1.50%) Data Warehouse
3 4 (1.20%) BusinessObjects
3 4 (1.20%) DB2
3 4 (1.20%) MariaDB
3 4 (1.20%) MySQL
3 4 (1.20%) Oracle Exadata
3 4 (1.20%) Power BI
3 4 (1.20%) Tableau
4 1 (0.30%) Data Lake
4 1 (0.30%) Data Mart
4 1 (0.30%) IBM InfoSphere
4 1 (0.30%) NoSQL
4 1 (0.30%) RDBMS
4 1 (0.30%) Relational Database
4 1 (0.30%) SQL Server
4 1 (0.30%) SQL Server Analysis Services
4 1 (0.30%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 1 (0.30%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 6 (1.80%) JIRA
2 4 (1.20%) ERwin
2 4 (1.20%) Git (software)
2 4 (1.20%) Jenkins
2 4 (1.20%) Maven
General
1 140 (41.92%) Finance
2 124 (37.13%) Social Skills
3 31 (9.28%) Influencing Skills
4 28 (8.38%) Pharmaceutical
5 24 (7.19%) Analytical Skills
5 24 (7.19%) Retail
6 23 (6.89%) Legal
7 13 (3.89%) Banking
7 13 (3.89%) Local Government
8 12 (3.59%) Presentation Skills
9 11 (3.29%) Public Sector
10 10 (2.99%) Law
11 9 (2.69%) Military
12 8 (2.40%) Organisational Skills
13 5 (1.50%) Advertising
14 4 (1.20%) Spanish Language
14 4 (1.20%) Telecoms
15 3 (0.90%) Marketing
15 3 (0.90%) Publishing
16 2 (0.60%) Financial Institution
Job Titles
1 71 (21.26%) Analyst
2 54 (16.17%) IT Manager
3 47 (14.07%) IT Analyst
4 41 (12.28%) Security Manager
5 37 (11.08%) Architect
5 37 (11.08%) Auditor
5 37 (11.08%) IT Auditor
6 35 (10.48%) Security Analyst
7 30 (8.98%) Senior Auditor
7 30 (8.98%) Senior IT Auditor
8 26 (7.78%) IT Services Manager
8 26 (7.78%) Senior Manager
9 24 (7.19%) IT Security Analyst
10 22 (6.59%) IT Security Officer
10 22 (6.59%) Security Officer
10 22 (6.59%) Solutions Architect
11 20 (5.99%) Risk Analyst
12 17 (5.09%) Information Manager
12 17 (5.09%) Information Security Manager
12 17 (5.09%) IT Risk Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (1.20%) LDAP
1 4 (1.20%) OAuth
1 4 (1.20%) OpenID
1 4 (1.20%) SailPoint
1 4 (1.20%) SAML
2 3 (0.90%) Middleware
3 2 (0.60%) COM
4 1 (0.30%) .NET
4 1 (0.30%) ASP.NET
4 1 (0.30%) EDI
4 1 (0.30%) Elastic Stack
4 1 (0.30%) Lightning Web Components
Miscellaneous
1 60 (17.96%) Management Information System
2 28 (8.38%) Biotechnology
3 21 (6.29%) Enterprise Software
4 15 (4.49%) Self-Motivation
5 14 (4.19%) Virtual Team
6 11 (3.29%) User Experience
7 8 (2.40%) PMI
8 6 (1.80%) Data Protection Act
8 6 (1.80%) IoT
8 6 (1.80%) Life Science
9 4 (1.20%) Cloud Native
9 4 (1.20%) Cyberattack
9 4 (1.20%) FMCG
9 4 (1.20%) Hybrid Cloud
9 4 (1.20%) Legacy Systems
10 3 (0.90%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
11 2 (0.60%) CESG
11 2 (0.60%) Cyberthreat
11 2 (0.60%) NHS
12 1 (0.30%) Freedom of Information
Operating Systems
1 6 (1.80%) Windows
1 6 (1.80%) Windows 10
2 1 (0.30%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 186 (55.69%) ITIL
2 118 (35.33%) Information Security
3 82 (24.55%) Risk Management
4 70 (20.96%) Cybersecurity
5 62 (18.56%) Continuous Improvement
6 61 (18.26%) IT Audit
7 59 (17.66%) DevOps
8 58 (17.37%) TOGAF
9 53 (15.87%) Data Protection
10 50 (14.97%) Agile
11 48 (14.37%) Project Management
12 43 (12.87%) IT Governance
13 42 (12.57%) Risk Analysis
14 40 (11.98%) Internal Audit
15 38 (11.38%) Security Management
16 35 (10.48%) Business Continuity
17 34 (10.18%) Service Delivery
17 34 (10.18%) Service Management
18 30 (8.98%) Stakeholder Management
19 26 (7.78%) PRINCE2
Programming Languages
1 8 (2.40%) SQL
2 6 (1.80%) C
3 4 (1.20%) Python
4 3 (0.90%) Java
5 1 (0.30%) Bash
5 1 (0.30%) Perl
Qualifications
1 117 (35.03%) CISSP
2 85 (25.45%) CISM
3 69 (20.66%) CISA
4 54 (16.17%) Degree
5 39 (11.68%) Security Cleared
6 31 (9.28%) CASP
6 31 (9.28%) CompTIA CySA+
7 26 (7.78%) CESG Certified Professional
8 25 (7.49%) CRISC
9 23 (6.89%) SSCP
10 20 (5.99%) CompTIA Security+
11 18 (5.39%) (ISC)2 CCSP
11 18 (5.39%) CCSK
11 18 (5.39%) CCSP
11 18 (5.39%) Cisco Certification
12 14 (4.19%) SC Cleared
13 11 (3.29%) GIAC
14 10 (2.99%) PMI Certification
15 8 (2.40%) CISMP
16 6 (1.80%) PMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 130 (38.92%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 104 (31.14%) NIST
3 55 (16.47%) Sarbanes-Oxley
4 44 (13.17%) GRC
5 40 (11.98%) GDPR
6 34 (10.18%) COSO
7 29 (8.68%) ITGC
8 28 (8.38%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
9 27 (8.08%) SOC 2
10 23 (6.89%) SLA
10 23 (6.89%) SOC 1
11 16 (4.79%) PCI DSS
12 14 (4.19%) Cyber Essentials
12 14 (4.19%) IASME
13 7 (2.10%) ISO/IEC 20000
13 7 (2.10%) NCSC
13 7 (2.10%) PMO
13 7 (2.10%) Solvency II
14 6 (1.80%) HIPAA
14 6 (1.80%) P3O
System Software
1 7 (2.10%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 10 (2.99%) RSA Archer
2 6 (1.80%) SCCM
3 4 (1.20%) CA Single Sign-On
3 4 (1.20%) Single Sign-On
4 2 (0.60%) CASB
5 1 (0.30%) Kubernetes
5 1 (0.30%) Puppet
Vendors
1 30 (8.98%) Microsoft
2 12 (3.59%) SAP
3 10 (2.99%) ServiceNow
4 8 (2.40%) Cisco
4 8 (2.40%) Oracle
5 7 (2.10%) Salesforce.com
5 7 (2.10%) Sun
6 6 (1.80%) Apple
7 5 (1.50%) Adobe
7 5 (1.50%) ForgeRock
8 4 (1.20%) BiZZdesign
8 4 (1.20%) MuleSoft
8 4 (1.20%) Okta
8 4 (1.20%) OneLogin
8 4 (1.20%) SEEBURGER
8 4 (1.20%) Sparx
9 1 (0.30%) Atlassian
9 1 (0.30%) CA
9 1 (0.30%) Capita
9 1 (0.30%) Informatica