The table below looks at the statistics for COBIT skills in IT jobs advertised for the West Midlands region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited COBIT over the 3 months to 19 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
19 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Control Objectives for Information and related Technology (COBIT)
Rank 214 198 197
Rank change year-on-year
-16 -1
Permanent jobs citing COBIT 8 13 7
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 0.14% 0.24% 0.14%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 1.72% 2.86% 1.55%
Number of salaries quoted 7 11 3
Average salary £42,500 £45,000 £80,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-5.55% -43.75%
UK excluding London average salary £58,000 £55,000 £47,500
% change year-on-year
+5.45% +15.78%
COBIT
England

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 West Midlands region.

Quality Assurance & Compliance Category
West Midlands
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Quality Assurance & Compliance category
466 454 453
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 8.32% 8.34% 9.35%
Number of salaries quoted 394 376 386
Average salary £39,000 £42,500 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-8.23% +21.42%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £25,100 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £58,500 £57,500 £57,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,300
% change year-on-year
- -0.74%

COBIT
Jobs Demand Trend in the West Midlands

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing COBIT across the West Midlands region as a proportion of the total demand within the Quality Assurance & Compliance category.

COBIT Jobs Demand Trend in the West Midlands

COBIT
Salary Trend in the West Midlands

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

COBIT Salary Trend in the West Midlands

COBIT
Salary Histogram in the West Midlands

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing COBIT across the West Midlands region over the 3 months to 19 September 2014.

COBIT Salary Histogram in the West Midlands

COBIT
Job Locations in the West Midlands

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing COBIT within the West Midlands region over the 3 months to 19 September 2014. 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
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Average Salary
Last 3 Months
Average Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Birmingham -8 2 £42,500 +30.76% 1
Coventry -10 1 £38,500 -
Staffordshire -20 1 £22,000 -51.11%
Warwickshire - 1 £58,500 -
Shropshire - 1 - -
COBIT
England

COBIT
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 19 September 2014, IT jobs across the West Midlands region citing COBIT also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled that cited COBIT.

1 11 (55.00%) ITIL
1 11 (55.00%) Information Security
2 9 (45.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 7 (35.00%) Finance
3 7 (35.00%) TOGAF
3 7 (35.00%) Management Information System
4 6 (30.00%) Service Management
4 6 (30.00%) Stakeholder Management
5 5 (25.00%) Risk Management
6 4 (20.00%) Service Delivery
6 4 (20.00%) CISSP
6 4 (20.00%) Automotive
6 4 (20.00%) Manufacturing
6 4 (20.00%) Data Analysis
6 4 (20.00%) Logistics
6 4 (20.00%) Marketing
6 4 (20.00%) PCI DSS
7 3 (15.00%) Enterprise Architecture
7 3 (15.00%) Technical Architecture
7 3 (15.00%) Banking
7 3 (15.00%) ISO 9001
7 3 (15.00%) CISA
8 2 (10.00%) Sarbanes-Oxley
8 2 (10.00%) Basel II
8 2 (10.00%) Data Security
8 2 (10.00%) ERP
8 2 (10.00%) Chordiant
8 2 (10.00%) Misys
8 2 (10.00%) Temenos
8 2 (10.00%) Oracle

COBIT
Top Related IT Skills in the West Midlands by Category

For the 6 months to 19 September 2014, IT jobs across the West Midlands region citing COBIT also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled that cited COBIT. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Business Applications
1 2 (10.00%) FLEXCUBE
1 2 (10.00%) Misys Equation
1 2 (10.00%) Temenos T24
1 2 (10.00%) Finacle
Cloud Services
1 1 (5.00%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 1 (5.00%) LAN
1 1 (5.00%) Firewall
1 1 (5.00%) Network Security
General
1 7 (35.00%) Finance
2 4 (20.00%) Automotive
2 4 (20.00%) Manufacturing
2 4 (20.00%) Marketing
3 3 (15.00%) Banking
4 2 (10.00%) Retail
5 1 (5.00%) Aerospace
5 1 (5.00%) Electronics
5 1 (5.00%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 4 (20.00%) Service Manager
1 4 (20.00%) Business Manager
1 4 (20.00%) IT Services Manager
2 3 (15.00%) Auditor
2 3 (15.00%) Analyst
2 3 (15.00%) IT Auditor
2 3 (15.00%) Security Analyst
3 2 (10.00%) Senior Consultant
3 2 (10.00%) Consultant
3 2 (10.00%) Management Consultant
3 2 (10.00%) Information Analyst
3 2 (10.00%) Senior IT Auditor
3 2 (10.00%) Senior Auditor
3 2 (10.00%) Information Security Analyst
3 2 (10.00%) Senior Management Consultant
4 1 (5.00%) IT Security Analyst
4 1 (5.00%) Security Manager
4 1 (5.00%) Information Security Officer
4 1 (5.00%) Security Officer
4 1 (5.00%) IT Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (10.00%) SailPoint
2 1 (5.00%) .NET
2 1 (5.00%) J2EE
Miscellaneous
1 7 (35.00%) Management Information System
2 2 (10.00%) APACS
3 1 (5.00%) CESG
3 1 (5.00%) Data Protection Act
3 1 (5.00%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 1 (5.00%) Windows
1 1 (5.00%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (55.00%) ITIL
1 11 (55.00%) Information Security
2 7 (35.00%) TOGAF
3 6 (30.00%) Service Management
3 6 (30.00%) Stakeholder Management
4 5 (25.00%) Risk Management
5 4 (20.00%) Data Analysis
5 4 (20.00%) Logistics
5 4 (20.00%) Service Delivery
6 3 (15.00%) Enterprise Architecture
6 3 (15.00%) Technical Architecture
7 2 (10.00%) Data Protection
7 2 (10.00%) Continuous Improvement
7 2 (10.00%) ERP
7 2 (10.00%) MODAF
7 2 (10.00%) Data Security
7 2 (10.00%) Zachman Framework
8 1 (5.00%) Vulnerability Assessment
8 1 (5.00%) Configuration Management
8 1 (5.00%) Disaster Recovery
Programming Languages
1 1 (5.00%) Java
Qualifications
1 4 (20.00%) CISSP
2 3 (15.00%) CISA
3 2 (10.00%) CRISC
4 1 (5.00%) HND
4 1 (5.00%) QiCA
4 1 (5.00%) GIAC
4 1 (5.00%) GCIA
4 1 (5.00%) GCIH
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (45.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 4 (20.00%) PCI DSS
3 3 (15.00%) ISO 9001
4 2 (10.00%) Sarbanes-Oxley
4 2 (10.00%) Basel II
4 2 (10.00%) IAS 39
Vendors
1 2 (10.00%) Oracle
1 2 (10.00%) SAP
1 2 (10.00%) Chordiant
1 2 (10.00%) Misys
1 2 (10.00%) Temenos
2 1 (5.00%) Microsoft
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