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 29 May 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
29 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Control Objectives for Information and related Technology (COBIT)
Rank 121 130 115
Rank change year-on-year
+9 -15
Permanent jobs citing COBIT 22 2 12
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Birmingham 0.93% 0.11% 0.63%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 6.81% 1.03% 6.63%
Number of salaries quoted 21 1 12
Median salary £62,000 £55,000 £58,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+12.72% -5.17%
90% offered a salary of more than £40,000 £55,000 £25,500
10% offered a salary of more than £80,000 £55,000 £100,000
UK excluding London median salary £57,500 £60,000 £52,500
% change year-on-year
-4.16% +14.28%
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
323 194 181
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Birmingham 13.65% 10.37% 9.56%
Number of salaries quoted 221 163 162
Median salary £45,000 £42,500 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+5.88% -10.52%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,359 £26,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £77,500 £65,000 £70,000
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 29 May 2016.

COBIT Salary Histogram in Birmingham

COBIT
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Birmingham

For the 6 months to 29 May 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 (50.00%) Risk Management
1 15 (50.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 14 (46.67%) IT Audit
3 11 (36.67%) ITIL
3 11 (36.67%) Information Security
4 10 (33.33%) PCI DSS
5 9 (30.00%) Sarbanes-Oxley
6 8 (26.67%) Stakeholder Management
7 7 (23.33%) Firewall
7 7 (23.33%) Cybersecurity
8 6 (20.00%) Process Improvement
8 6 (20.00%) Data Privacy
8 6 (20.00%) Resilience Testing
8 6 (20.00%) CISM
8 6 (20.00%) Disaster Recovery
8 6 (20.00%) Legal
8 6 (20.00%) Business Continuity
8 6 (20.00%) Service Management
8 6 (20.00%) Information Governance
9 5 (16.67%) ISO 9001
9 5 (16.67%) Mentoring
9 5 (16.67%) Degree
10 4 (13.33%) CISMP
10 4 (13.33%) ISO22301
10 4 (13.33%) CISA
10 4 (13.33%) CISSP
10 4 (13.33%) Quality Management
11 3 (10.00%) Service Delivery
11 3 (10.00%) Management Information System
11 3 (10.00%) Retail

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 1 (3.33%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 3 (10.00%) MS Excel
1 3 (10.00%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 1 (3.33%) IaaS
1 1 (3.33%) Microsoft Azure
1 1 (3.33%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 7 (23.33%) Firewall
2 2 (6.67%) Intrusion Detection
3 1 (3.33%) HTTP
3 1 (3.33%) IPsec
3 1 (3.33%) LAN
3 1 (3.33%) SSL
3 1 (3.33%) VPN
3 1 (3.33%) WAN
3 1 (3.33%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (3.33%) SQL Server
General
1 6 (20.00%) Legal
2 3 (10.00%) Retail
3 2 (6.67%) Finance
3 2 (6.67%) Pharmaceutical
4 1 (3.33%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 13 (43.33%) IT Manager
2 6 (20.00%) Consultant
3 5 (16.67%) COBIT Manager
3 5 (16.67%) Security Manager
3 5 (16.67%) Vendor Manager
4 3 (10.00%) Audit Consultant
4 3 (10.00%) Compliance Manager
4 3 (10.00%) Cybersecurity Consultant
4 3 (10.00%) IT Audit Consultant
4 3 (10.00%) IT Consultant
4 3 (10.00%) IT Security Manager
4 3 (10.00%) Process Manager
4 3 (10.00%) Quality Manager
4 3 (10.00%) Security Consultant
5 2 (6.67%) Analyst
5 2 (6.67%) Audit Manager
5 2 (6.67%) Information Manager
5 2 (6.67%) Information Security Manager
5 2 (6.67%) Risk Manager
5 2 (6.67%) Software Consultant
Miscellaneous
1 3 (10.00%) Management Information System
1 3 (10.00%) NHS
2 2 (6.67%) Cyber Attack
2 2 (6.67%) FMCG
3 1 (3.33%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (3.33%) Data Protection Act
3 1 (3.33%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
Operating Systems
1 1 (3.33%) Unix
1 1 (3.33%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (50.00%) Risk Management
2 14 (46.67%) IT Audit
3 11 (36.67%) Information Security
3 11 (36.67%) ITIL
4 8 (26.67%) Stakeholder Management
5 7 (23.33%) Cybersecurity
6 6 (20.00%) Business Continuity
6 6 (20.00%) Data Privacy
6 6 (20.00%) Disaster Recovery
6 6 (20.00%) Information Governance
6 6 (20.00%) Process Improvement
6 6 (20.00%) Resilience Testing
6 6 (20.00%) Service Management
7 5 (16.67%) Mentoring
8 4 (13.33%) Quality Management
9 3 (10.00%) Data Protection
9 3 (10.00%) Project Management
9 3 (10.00%) QMS
9 3 (10.00%) Risk Assessment
9 3 (10.00%) Service Delivery
Qualifications
1 6 (20.00%) CISM
2 5 (16.67%) Degree
3 4 (13.33%) CISA
3 4 (13.33%) CISMP
3 4 (13.33%) CISSP
4 2 (6.67%) CESG Certified Professional
4 2 (6.67%) CRISC
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 15 (50.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 10 (33.33%) PCI DSS
3 9 (30.00%) Sarbanes-Oxley
4 5 (16.67%) ISO 9001
5 4 (13.33%) ISO22301
6 1 (3.33%) QA
System Software
1 2 (6.67%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 1 (3.33%) Forefront Identity Manager
1 1 (3.33%) SCCM
Vendors
1 1 (3.33%) BT
1 1 (3.33%) Casewise
1 1 (3.33%) IBM
1 1 (3.33%) Microsoft
1 1 (3.33%) Oracle
1 1 (3.33%) ServiceNow