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 25 March 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

3 months to
25 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Control Objectives for Information and related Technology (COBIT)
UK
Rank 653 542 689
Rank change year-on-year -111 +147  
Permanent jobs citing COBIT 216 465 270
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.25% 0.45% 0.25%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 2.10% 3.42% 2.03%
Number of salaries quoted 172 376 223
Median salary £62,500 £60,500 £67,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +3.30% -10.37%  
90% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £42,500 £45,500
10% offered a salary of more than £85,000 £82,500 £90,000
UK excluding London median salary £60,000 £55,000 £58,250
% change year-on-year +9.09% -5.57%  

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 10310 13605 13329
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the UK 12.14% 13.17% 12.55%
Number of salaries quoted 8134 10761 10295
Median salary £47,500 £50,000 £46,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -5.00% +7.52%  
90% offered a salary of more than £28,500 £29,000 £28,000
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £72,500 £72,500
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £44,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year -3.40% +3.52%  

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 25 March 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 25 March 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 -99 201 £62,500 +0.80% 18
London -42 113 £65,000 - 11
South East +60 33 £60,000 -7.69% 2
South West +17 22 £67,500 +3.84% 1
City of London +31 18 £62,500 +4.16%
North West -4 18 £55,000 -26.66% 1
Buckinghamshire - 11 £55,000 -
Hampshire +22 10 £60,000 -4.76%
West Midlands +4 10 £72,500 +45.00% 1
Manchester -15 10 £49,000 -34.66%
Kent +29 9 £60,000 +9.09%
Coventry - 9 £85,000 -
Cheshire +14 8 £55,000 +4.76% 1
Southampton +13 8 £60,000 -
Bristol +7 8 £67,500 +17.39%
East of England -3 8 £85,000 +47.82% 1
High Wycombe - 8 £55,000 -
Scotland +6 7 £50,000 -9.50%
Cambridgeshire +11 6 £85,000 +47.82%
Knutsford +6 6 - - 1
Gloucestershire 0 6 £72,500 +11.53% 1
Edinburgh -11 6 £50,000 -21.56%
Bromley - 6 - -
Dorset +35 5 £60,000 -
East Sussex +10 5 £60,000 -25.00%
Bournemouth - 5 £60,000 -
Eastbourne - 5 £60,000 -
Tunbridge Wells - 5 £60,000 -
Cambridge +12 4 £72,500 -
Crawley +9 3 £65,000 -

COBIT
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 25 March 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.

1 328 (58.57%) ITIL
2 288 (51.43%) Information Security
3 269 (48.04%) Finance
4 263 (46.96%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 205 (36.61%) CISSP
6 180 (32.14%) Management Information System
7 179 (31.96%) CISM
8 154 (27.50%) Risk Management
9 131 (23.39%) CISA
10 119 (21.25%) Security Management
11 100 (17.86%) TOGAF
12 96 (17.14%) Security Architecture
13 92 (16.43%) Information Security Management
13 92 (16.43%) Stakeholder Management
14 85 (15.18%) Degree
15 81 (14.46%) Risk Assessment
16 75 (13.39%) Banking
17 74 (13.21%) Service Management
18 71 (12.68%) Project Management
19 68 (12.14%) CRISC
20 67 (11.96%) Agile Software Development
21 66 (11.79%) Firewall
21 66 (11.79%) Continuous Improvement
22 63 (11.25%) PRINCE2
23 57 (10.18%) ISO/IEC 17799
23 57 (10.18%) Cybersecurity
24 56 (10.00%) Information Assurance
25 54 (9.64%) IT Audit
26 47 (8.39%) ITSM
26 47 (8.39%) PCI DSS

COBIT
Top Related 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 11 (1.96%) Oracle SOA Suite
2 9 (1.61%) BizTalk Server
3 6 (1.07%) MS Exchange
4 5 (0.89%) SharePoint
5 4 (0.71%) IBM Notes
6 2 (0.36%) IIS
6 2 (0.36%) OpenEdge
7 1 (0.18%) CMS
7 1 (0.18%) Exchange Server 2010
7 1 (0.18%) Exchange Server 2013
Applications
1 32 (5.71%) MS Excel
2 14 (2.50%) MS Visio
3 13 (2.32%) MS Office
4 10 (1.79%) MS PowerPoint
5 6 (1.07%) Casewise Modeler
6 1 (0.18%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 9 (1.61%) SAP CRM
2 5 (0.89%) assyst
2 5 (0.89%) Remedy ITSM
3 2 (0.36%) Oracle Applications
3 2 (0.36%) SAP Oil and Gas
4 1 (0.18%) SAP GRC
Cloud Services
1 17 (3.04%) Microsoft Azure
2 14 (2.50%) Amazon AWS
3 10 (1.79%) Cloud Computing
4 7 (1.25%) AWS CloudFormation
4 7 (1.25%) Virtual Private Cloud
5 4 (0.71%) PaaS
6 3 (0.54%) IaaS
7 2 (0.36%) Mimecast
7 2 (0.36%) SaaS
8 1 (0.18%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 66 (11.79%) Firewall
2 22 (3.93%) Network Security
3 10 (1.79%) Internet
4 9 (1.61%) Intrusion Detection
5 7 (1.25%) VPN
6 3 (0.54%) SAN
7 2 (0.36%) DNS
7 2 (0.36%) LAN
7 2 (0.36%) LDAP
8 1 (0.18%) BIG-IP
8 1 (0.18%) Cisco IOS
8 1 (0.18%) DHCP
8 1 (0.18%) DMZ
8 1 (0.18%) Ethernet
8 1 (0.18%) HTTP
8 1 (0.18%) SSL
8 1 (0.18%) TCP/IP
8 1 (0.18%) VLAN
8 1 (0.18%) VoIP
8 1 (0.18%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 20 (3.57%) Big Data
2 9 (1.61%) BusinessObjects
2 9 (1.61%) SAP BW
3 6 (1.07%) Data Warehouse
3 6 (1.07%) SQL Server
4 2 (0.36%) GIS
4 2 (0.36%) Oracle Exadata
5 1 (0.18%) DataStage
5 1 (0.18%) QualityStage
5 1 (0.18%) SAP HANA
5 1 (0.18%) SQL Server 2008
5 1 (0.18%) SQL Server 2012
5 1 (0.18%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 1 (0.18%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 1 (0.18%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 7 (1.25%) Jenkins
General
1 269 (48.04%) Finance
2 75 (13.39%) Banking
3 20 (3.57%) Legal
4 16 (2.86%) Retail
5 12 (2.14%) Marketing
6 9 (1.61%) Financial Institution
6 9 (1.61%) Investment Banking
6 9 (1.61%) Telecoms
7 8 (1.43%) German Language
7 8 (1.43%) Local Government
7 8 (1.43%) Publishing
7 8 (1.43%) Spanish Language
8 7 (1.25%) French Language
9 6 (1.07%) Pharmaceutical
10 4 (0.71%) Manufacturing
11 2 (0.36%) Electronics
12 1 (0.18%) Aerospace
12 1 (0.18%) International Banking
12 1 (0.18%) Mandarin Language
12 1 (0.18%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 135 (24.11%) Analyst
2 94 (16.79%) Consultant
3 91 (16.25%) Security Analyst
4 72 (12.86%) IT Manager
5 61 (10.89%) Architect
6 52 (9.29%) Security Manager
7 48 (8.57%) Risk Manager
8 46 (8.21%) Information Analyst
9 43 (7.68%) Information Security Analyst
10 42 (7.50%) IT Analyst
11 38 (6.79%) Solutions Architect
12 36 (6.43%) Security Consultant
13 35 (6.25%) Governance Manager
13 35 (6.25%) Risk Analyst
14 32 (5.71%) IT Risk Manager
15 31 (5.54%) Information Manager
16 26 (4.64%) COBIT Manager
16 26 (4.64%) IT Risk Analyst
16 26 (4.64%) Security Officer
17 25 (4.46%) Information Security Officer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 15 (2.68%) .NET
2 11 (1.96%) Java EE
3 7 (1.25%) boto
4 5 (0.89%) SailPoint
5 4 (0.71%) Middleware
5 4 (0.71%) OAuth
5 4 (0.71%) OpenID
5 4 (0.71%) SAML
6 2 (0.36%) Web Services
6 2 (0.36%) XML
7 1 (0.18%) Ajax
7 1 (0.18%) ASP.NET
7 1 (0.18%) ASP.NET Web API
7 1 (0.18%) jQuery
7 1 (0.18%) ODBC
7 1 (0.18%) Regular Expression
7 1 (0.18%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 180 (32.14%) Management Information System
2 35 (6.25%) Analytical Skills
3 30 (5.36%) Computer Science
4 12 (2.14%) Online Banking
5 11 (1.96%) Data Protection Act
6 10 (1.79%) Enterprise Software
7 9 (1.61%) Internet of Things
7 9 (1.61%) Mainframe
8 7 (1.25%) CESG
8 7 (1.25%) Data Centre
9 6 (1.07%) NHS
10 5 (0.89%) PMI
10 5 (0.89%) Taxonomies
11 4 (0.71%) CMDB
12 3 (0.54%) Cyberthreat
12 3 (0.54%) Fintech
12 3 (0.54%) FMCG
13 2 (0.36%) Cyber Defence
13 2 (0.36%) Enterprise Cloud
13 2 (0.36%) Reinsurance
Operating Systems
1 28 (5.00%) Windows
2 16 (2.86%) Unix
3 15 (2.68%) Linux
4 1 (0.18%) AIX
4 1 (0.18%) Android
4 1 (0.18%) Solaris
4 1 (0.18%) Windows 7
4 1 (0.18%) Windows 8
4 1 (0.18%) Windows Server
4 1 (0.18%) Windows Server 2008
4 1 (0.18%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 328 (58.57%) ITIL
2 288 (51.43%) Information Security
3 154 (27.50%) Risk Management
4 119 (21.25%) Security Management
5 100 (17.86%) TOGAF
6 96 (17.14%) Security Architecture
7 92 (16.43%) Information Security Management
7 92 (16.43%) Stakeholder Management
8 81 (14.46%) Risk Assessment
9 74 (13.21%) Service Management
10 71 (12.68%) Project Management
11 67 (11.96%) Agile Software Development
12 66 (11.79%) Continuous Improvement
13 63 (11.25%) PRINCE2
14 57 (10.18%) Cybersecurity
15 56 (10.00%) Information Assurance
16 54 (9.64%) IT Audit
17 47 (8.39%) ITSM
17 47 (8.39%) SIEM
18 44 (7.86%) Process Improvement
Programming Languages
1 36 (6.43%) Python
2 33 (5.89%) PowerShell
3 31 (5.54%) PHP
4 30 (5.36%) SQL
5 23 (4.11%) C
6 7 (1.25%) Perl
6 7 (1.25%) Ruby
7 2 (0.36%) Java
8 1 (0.18%) C#
Qualifications
1 205 (36.61%) CISSP
2 179 (31.96%) CISM
3 131 (23.39%) CISA
4 85 (15.18%) Degree
5 68 (12.14%) CRISC
6 40 (7.14%) Security Cleared
7 27 (4.82%) SC Cleared
8 18 (3.21%) SANS
9 17 (3.04%) CEH
10 16 (2.86%) CompTIA Security+
10 16 (2.86%) GIAC
10 16 (2.86%) Security+ Certification
11 15 (2.68%) Cisco Certification
11 15 (2.68%) ITIL Certification
12 14 (2.50%) CISMP
13 13 (2.32%) CESG Certified Professional
13 13 (2.32%) DV Cleared
14 10 (1.79%) PMI Certification
14 10 (1.79%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
15 9 (1.61%) ISACA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 263 (46.96%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 57 (10.18%) ISO/IEC 17799
3 47 (8.39%) PCI DSS
4 39 (6.96%) Sarbanes-Oxley
5 15 (2.68%) GDPR
6 14 (2.50%) QA
7 12 (2.14%) SSAE 16
8 11 (1.96%) HMG Security Policy Framework
8 11 (1.96%) ISO27002
9 10 (1.79%) SLA
10 7 (1.25%) PMO
11 6 (1.07%) BS7799
11 6 (1.07%) COSO
11 6 (1.07%) Cyber Essentials
11 6 (1.07%) PMBOK
12 4 (0.71%) BS25999
12 4 (0.71%) ISO 9001
12 4 (0.71%) JSP 440
13 3 (0.54%) ISO22301
14 1 (0.18%) SAS 70
System Software
1 13 (2.32%) Active Directory
2 5 (0.89%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (0.36%) NDS
3 2 (0.36%) NetIQ eDirectory
3 2 (0.36%) vCloud
4 1 (0.18%) Hyper-V
4 1 (0.18%) VMware Workstation
Systems Management
1 7 (1.25%) Ansible
1 7 (1.25%) Puppet
2 6 (1.07%) CSIRT
2 6 (1.07%) SCCM
3 4 (0.71%) OpenAM
3 4 (0.71%) OpenIDM
3 4 (0.71%) Tivoli
4 3 (0.54%) Nagios
5 2 (0.36%) McAfee ePO
5 2 (0.36%) NetIQ Identity Manager
6 1 (0.18%) BladeLogic
6 1 (0.18%) IBM BigFix
6 1 (0.18%) Nessus
6 1 (0.18%) WSUS
Vendors
1 46 (8.21%) Microsoft
2 23 (4.11%) Oracle
3 20 (3.57%) IBM
4 19 (3.39%) VMware
5 18 (3.21%) Cognizant
5 18 (3.21%) SAP
6 12 (2.14%) Cisco
6 12 (2.14%) ServiceNow
7 8 (1.43%) CA
7 8 (1.43%) Citrix
7 8 (1.43%) Remedy
8 7 (1.25%) CheckPoint
9 6 (1.07%) Casewise
9 6 (1.07%) OpenText
9 6 (1.07%) TOWER Software
10 5 (0.89%) HP
11 4 (0.71%) ForgeRock
11 4 (0.71%) Lotus
11 4 (0.71%) Qualys
12 3 (0.54%) Intel Security
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