The table below looks at the statistics for COBIT skills in IT jobs advertised for the Birmingham region. Included is a guide to the salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited COBIT over the 3 months to 23 July 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
23 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Control Objectives for Information and related Technology (COBIT)
Rank 135 132 119
Rank change year-on-year
-3 -13
Permanent jobs citing COBIT 12 6 7
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Birmingham 0.51% 0.29% 0.37%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 3.11% 2.27% 4.12%
Number of salaries quoted 12 4 7
Median salary £67,500 £50,000 £58,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+35.00% -13.79%
90% offered a salary of more than £42,500 £50,000 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £79,000 £51,750 £59,800
UK excluding London median salary £55,000 £57,500 £55,000
% change year-on-year
-4.34% +4.54%
COBIT
West Midlands

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Quality Assurance & Compliance category in permanent jobs advertised in the Birmingham region.

Quality Assurance & Compliance Category
Birmingham
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Quality Assurance & Compliance category
386 264 170
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Birmingham 16.35% 12.87% 8.89%
Number of salaries quoted 240 223 137
Median salary £45,000 £42,500 £41,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+5.88% +2.40%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,650 £26,000 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £77,500 £60,000 £65,000
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £42,500 £41,000
% change year-on-year
+5.88% +3.65%

COBIT
Jobs Demand Trend in Birmingham

The demand trend of job ads across the Birmingham region citing COBIT as a proportion of all IT jobs with a match in the Quality Assurance & Compliance category.

COBIT Jobs Demand Trend in Birmingham

COBIT
Salary Trend in Birmingham

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing COBIT across the Birmingham region.

COBIT Salary Trend in Birmingham

COBIT
Salary Histogram in Birmingham

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing COBIT across the Birmingham region over the 3 months to 23 July 2016.

COBIT Salary Histogram in Birmingham

COBIT
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Birmingham

For the 6 months to 23 July 2016, 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 across the Birmingham region with a requirement for COBIT.

1 16 (57.14%) Risk Management
1 16 (57.14%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 12 (42.86%) Information Security
2 12 (42.86%) ITIL
3 10 (35.71%) PCI DSS
3 10 (35.71%) IT Audit
4 8 (28.57%) Firewall
5 7 (25.00%) Stakeholder Management
6 6 (21.43%) Legal
6 6 (21.43%) Service Management
6 6 (21.43%) ISO 9001
6 6 (21.43%) Sarbanes-Oxley
6 6 (21.43%) Process Improvement
7 5 (17.86%) Cybersecurity
7 5 (17.86%) Data Protection
7 5 (17.86%) Mentoring
7 5 (17.86%) Active Directory
7 5 (17.86%) CISSP
7 5 (17.86%) Disaster Recovery
7 5 (17.86%) CISM
7 5 (17.86%) Quality Management
7 5 (17.86%) Management Information System
7 5 (17.86%) Business Continuity
7 5 (17.86%) Risk Assessment
8 4 (14.29%) CISMP
8 4 (14.29%) Service Delivery
8 4 (14.29%) MS Office
8 4 (14.29%) MS Excel
8 4 (14.29%) ISO22301
8 4 (14.29%) QMS

COBIT
Top Related IT Skills in Birmingham 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 2 (7.14%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 4 (14.29%) MS Excel
1 4 (14.29%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 2 (7.14%) IaaS
1 2 (7.14%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (3.57%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 8 (28.57%) Firewall
2 3 (10.71%) HTTP
2 3 (10.71%) IPsec
2 3 (10.71%) LAN
2 3 (10.71%) SSL
2 3 (10.71%) VPN
2 3 (10.71%) WAN
2 3 (10.71%) Wireless
3 2 (7.14%) Intrusion Detection
General
1 6 (21.43%) Legal
2 2 (7.14%) Finance
2 2 (7.14%) Telecoms
3 1 (3.57%) Retail
Job Titles
1 12 (42.86%) IT Manager
2 5 (17.86%) COBIT Manager
2 5 (17.86%) Consultant
2 5 (17.86%) Security Manager
2 5 (17.86%) Vendor Manager
3 4 (14.29%) Analyst
3 4 (14.29%) Quality Manager
4 3 (10.71%) Audit Consultant
4 3 (10.71%) Compliance Manager
4 3 (10.71%) Information Analyst
4 3 (10.71%) Information Security Analyst
4 3 (10.71%) IT Audit Consultant
4 3 (10.71%) IT Consultant
4 3 (10.71%) IT Security Manager
4 3 (10.71%) Process Manager
4 3 (10.71%) Security Analyst
5 2 (7.14%) Cybersecurity Consultant
5 2 (7.14%) Enterprise Architect
5 2 (7.14%) Information Manager
5 2 (7.14%) Information Security Manager
Miscellaneous
1 5 (17.86%) Management Information System
2 3 (10.71%) Data Protection Act
2 3 (10.71%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
2 3 (10.71%) NHS
3 2 (7.14%) Cyber Attack
4 1 (3.57%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (3.57%) Virtual Team
Processes & Methodologies
1 16 (57.14%) Risk Management
2 12 (42.86%) Information Security
2 12 (42.86%) ITIL
3 10 (35.71%) IT Audit
4 7 (25.00%) Stakeholder Management
5 6 (21.43%) Process Improvement
5 6 (21.43%) Service Management
6 5 (17.86%) Business Continuity
6 5 (17.86%) Cybersecurity
6 5 (17.86%) Data Protection
6 5 (17.86%) Disaster Recovery
6 5 (17.86%) Mentoring
6 5 (17.86%) Quality Management
6 5 (17.86%) Risk Assessment
7 4 (14.29%) QMS
7 4 (14.29%) Service Delivery
8 3 (10.71%) ISMS
8 3 (10.71%) Network Architecture
8 3 (10.71%) Risk Analysis
8 3 (10.71%) Security Testing
Qualifications
1 5 (17.86%) CISM
1 5 (17.86%) CISSP
2 4 (14.29%) CISMP
2 4 (14.29%) Degree
3 2 (7.14%) CESG Certified Professional
3 2 (7.14%) CISA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 16 (57.14%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 10 (35.71%) PCI DSS
3 6 (21.43%) ISO 9001
3 6 (21.43%) Sarbanes-Oxley
4 4 (14.29%) ISO22301
5 1 (3.57%) QA
System Software
1 5 (17.86%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 2 (7.14%) Forefront Identity Manager
1 2 (7.14%) SCCM
Vendors
1 2 (7.14%) BT
1 2 (7.14%) Casewise
1 2 (7.14%) IBM
1 2 (7.14%) Microsoft
2 1 (3.57%) ServiceNow