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 27 September 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
27 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Control Objectives for Information and related Technology (COBIT)
Rank 149 118 133
Rank change year-on-year
-31 +15
Permanent jobs citing COBIT 3 4 2
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Birmingham 0.12% 0.22% 0.087%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 0.76% 1.63% 0.97%
Number of salaries quoted 3 4 2
Median salary £57,500 £50,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+15.00% +17.64%
UK excluding London median salary £60,000 £60,000 £58,000
% change year-on-year
- +3.44%
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
396 245 206
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Birmingham 15.78% 13.19% 9.00%
Number of salaries quoted 223 205 169
Median salary £42,500 £42,500 £42,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
- +1.19%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,800 £25,000 £24,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £75,000 £60,000
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+5.88% +6.25%

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
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Birmingham

For the 6 months to 27 September 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 10 (52.63%) Risk Management
2 9 (47.37%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 7 (36.84%) ITIL
3 7 (36.84%) CISSP
3 7 (36.84%) Information Security
4 6 (31.58%) Legal
4 6 (31.58%) PCI DSS
5 5 (26.32%) Process Improvement
5 5 (26.32%) Mentoring
5 5 (26.32%) Service Management
5 5 (26.32%) Management Information System
5 5 (26.32%) Active Directory
6 4 (21.05%) ISO 9001
6 4 (21.05%) CISM
6 4 (21.05%) Firewall
6 4 (21.05%) Risk Assessment
6 4 (21.05%) CISMP
7 3 (15.79%) Penetration Testing
7 3 (15.79%) Degree
7 3 (15.79%) Data Protection Act
7 3 (15.79%) Risk Analysis
7 3 (15.79%) Wireless
7 3 (15.79%) IPsec
7 3 (15.79%) Stakeholder Management
7 3 (15.79%) GAP Analysis
7 3 (15.79%) Sarbanes-Oxley
7 3 (15.79%) HTTP
7 3 (15.79%) VPN
7 3 (15.79%) SSL
7 3 (15.79%) LAN

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 (10.53%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 2 (10.53%) MS Excel
1 2 (10.53%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 2 (10.53%) IaaS
1 2 (10.53%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 4 (21.05%) Firewall
2 3 (15.79%) HTTP
2 3 (15.79%) IPsec
2 3 (15.79%) LAN
2 3 (15.79%) SSL
2 3 (15.79%) VPN
2 3 (15.79%) WAN
2 3 (15.79%) Wireless
3 1 (5.26%) Intrusion Detection
General
1 6 (31.58%) Legal
2 2 (10.53%) Telecoms
3 1 (5.26%) Banking
3 1 (5.26%) Finance
Job Titles
1 8 (42.11%) IT Manager
2 5 (26.32%) COBIT Manager
2 5 (26.32%) Vendor Manager
3 4 (21.05%) Consultant
4 3 (15.79%) Analyst
4 3 (15.79%) Information Analyst
4 3 (15.79%) Information Security Analyst
4 3 (15.79%) Process Manager
4 3 (15.79%) Security Analyst
5 2 (10.53%) Architect
5 2 (10.53%) Cybersecurity Consultant
5 2 (10.53%) Enterprise Architect
5 2 (10.53%) Quality Manager
5 2 (10.53%) Security Consultant
5 2 (10.53%) Software Consultant
6 1 (5.26%) Audit Consultant
6 1 (5.26%) Compliance Consultant
6 1 (5.26%) Risk Consultant
6 1 (5.26%) Senior IT Audit Consultant
6 1 (5.26%) Senior IT Consultant
Miscellaneous
1 5 (26.32%) Management Information System
2 3 (15.79%) Data Protection Act
2 3 (15.79%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
3 1 (5.26%) NHS
3 1 (5.26%) PMI
3 1 (5.26%) Virtual Team
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (52.63%) Risk Management
2 7 (36.84%) Information Security
2 7 (36.84%) ITIL
3 5 (26.32%) Mentoring
3 5 (26.32%) Process Improvement
3 5 (26.32%) Service Management
4 4 (21.05%) Risk Assessment
5 3 (15.79%) Data Loss Prevention
5 3 (15.79%) Data Protection
5 3 (15.79%) DDoS Mitigation
5 3 (15.79%) GAP Analysis
5 3 (15.79%) ISMS
5 3 (15.79%) Network Architecture
5 3 (15.79%) Penetration Testing
5 3 (15.79%) Risk Analysis
5 3 (15.79%) Security Testing
5 3 (15.79%) SIEM
5 3 (15.79%) Stakeholder Management
5 3 (15.79%) Threat Modelling
5 3 (15.79%) Vulnerability Scanning
Qualifications
1 7 (36.84%) CISSP
2 4 (21.05%) CISM
2 4 (21.05%) CISMP
3 3 (15.79%) CESG Certified Professional
3 3 (15.79%) Degree
4 2 (10.53%) CISA
5 1 (5.26%) PMI Certification
5 1 (5.26%) Six Sigma Green Belt
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (47.37%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 6 (31.58%) PCI DSS
3 4 (21.05%) ISO 9001
4 3 (15.79%) Sarbanes-Oxley
5 2 (10.53%) ISO22301
6 1 (5.26%) ISO27002
6 1 (5.26%) QA
System Software
1 5 (26.32%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 2 (10.53%) Forefront Identity Manager
1 2 (10.53%) SCCM
Vendors
1 2 (10.53%) BT
1 2 (10.53%) Casewise
1 2 (10.53%) IBM
1 2 (10.53%) Microsoft