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 30 August 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
30 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Control Objectives for Information and related Technology (COBIT)
Rank 142 120 132
Rank change year-on-year
-22 +12
Permanent jobs citing COBIT 5 5 3
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Birmingham 0.21% 0.26% 0.14%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 1.25% 1.99% 1.49%
Number of salaries quoted 5 4 3
Median salary £45,000 £50,000 £32,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
-10.00% +53.84%
UK excluding London median salary £58,000 £60,000 £57,500
% change year-on-year
-3.33% +4.34%
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
401 251 202
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Birmingham 16.58% 13.09% 9.45%
Number of salaries quoted 233 207 161
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 £29,000 £26,600 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £65,000 £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
Salary Histogram in Birmingham

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing COBIT across the Birmingham region over the 3 months to 30 August 2016.

COBIT Salary Histogram in Birmingham

COBIT
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Birmingham

For the 6 months to 30 August 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 15 (55.56%) Risk Management
1 15 (55.56%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 12 (44.44%) Information Security
3 11 (40.74%) ITIL
4 10 (37.04%) PCI DSS
5 9 (33.33%) IT Audit
6 7 (25.93%) Firewall
7 6 (22.22%) Service Management
7 6 (22.22%) CISSP
7 6 (22.22%) Sarbanes-Oxley
7 6 (22.22%) Management Information System
7 6 (22.22%) Legal
7 6 (22.22%) Stakeholder Management
7 6 (22.22%) Process Improvement
8 5 (18.52%) Data Protection
8 5 (18.52%) Mentoring
8 5 (18.52%) Risk Assessment
8 5 (18.52%) CISMP
8 5 (18.52%) Active Directory
8 5 (18.52%) ISO 9001
8 5 (18.52%) CISM
9 4 (14.81%) Disaster Recovery
9 4 (14.81%) Quality Management
9 4 (14.81%) Degree
9 4 (14.81%) Business Continuity
9 4 (14.81%) ISO22301
9 4 (14.81%) Cybersecurity
10 3 (11.11%) Data Privacy
10 3 (11.11%) Resilience Testing
10 3 (11.11%) SIEM

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 (7.41%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 3 (11.11%) MS Excel
1 3 (11.11%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 2 (7.41%) IaaS
1 2 (7.41%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (3.70%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 7 (25.93%) Firewall
2 3 (11.11%) HTTP
2 3 (11.11%) IPsec
2 3 (11.11%) LAN
2 3 (11.11%) SSL
2 3 (11.11%) VPN
2 3 (11.11%) WAN
2 3 (11.11%) Wireless
3 2 (7.41%) Intrusion Detection
General
1 6 (22.22%) Legal
2 2 (7.41%) Finance
2 2 (7.41%) Telecoms
3 1 (3.70%) Retail
Job Titles
1 11 (40.74%) IT Manager
2 6 (22.22%) Consultant
3 5 (18.52%) COBIT Manager
3 5 (18.52%) Security Manager
3 5 (18.52%) Vendor Manager
4 4 (14.81%) Analyst
5 3 (11.11%) Audit Consultant
5 3 (11.11%) Compliance Manager
5 3 (11.11%) Information Analyst
5 3 (11.11%) Information Security Analyst
5 3 (11.11%) IT Audit Consultant
5 3 (11.11%) IT Consultant
5 3 (11.11%) IT Security Manager
5 3 (11.11%) Process Manager
5 3 (11.11%) Quality Manager
5 3 (11.11%) Security Analyst
6 2 (7.41%) Cybersecurity Consultant
6 2 (7.41%) Enterprise Architect
6 2 (7.41%) Information Manager
6 2 (7.41%) Information Security Manager
Miscellaneous
1 6 (22.22%) Management Information System
2 3 (11.11%) Data Protection Act
2 3 (11.11%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
2 3 (11.11%) NHS
3 2 (7.41%) Cyber Attack
4 1 (3.70%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (3.70%) Virtual Team
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (55.56%) Risk Management
2 12 (44.44%) Information Security
3 11 (40.74%) ITIL
4 9 (33.33%) IT Audit
5 6 (22.22%) Process Improvement
5 6 (22.22%) Service Management
5 6 (22.22%) Stakeholder Management
6 5 (18.52%) Data Protection
6 5 (18.52%) Mentoring
6 5 (18.52%) Risk Assessment
7 4 (14.81%) Business Continuity
7 4 (14.81%) Cybersecurity
7 4 (14.81%) Disaster Recovery
7 4 (14.81%) Quality Management
8 3 (11.11%) GAP Analysis
8 3 (11.11%) Information Governance
8 3 (11.11%) ISMS
8 3 (11.11%) Penetration Testing
8 3 (11.11%) Security Management
8 3 (11.11%) Service Delivery
Qualifications
1 6 (22.22%) CISSP
2 5 (18.52%) CISM
2 5 (18.52%) CISMP
3 4 (14.81%) Degree
4 3 (11.11%) CESG Certified Professional
5 2 (7.41%) CISA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 15 (55.56%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 10 (37.04%) PCI DSS
3 6 (22.22%) Sarbanes-Oxley
4 5 (18.52%) ISO 9001
5 4 (14.81%) ISO22301
6 1 (3.70%) ISO27002
6 1 (3.70%) QA
System Software
1 5 (18.52%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 2 (7.41%) Forefront Identity Manager
1 2 (7.41%) SCCM
Vendors
1 2 (7.41%) BT
1 2 (7.41%) Casewise
1 2 (7.41%) IBM
1 2 (7.41%) Microsoft
2 1 (3.70%) ServiceNow