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 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 218 218 224
Rank change year-on-year
0 +6
Permanent jobs citing COBIT 16 9 6
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 0.27% 0.16% 0.11%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 2.02% 1.37% 1.18%
Number of salaries quoted 15 8 6
Median salary £45,000 £56,250 £35,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
-20.00% +58.45%
90% offered a salary of more than £41,000 £50,000 £27,250
10% offered a salary of more than £94,000 £65,500 £58,250
UK excluding London median salary £58,000 £60,000 £57,500
% change year-on-year
-3.33% +4.34%
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
791 658 509
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 13.57% 11.84% 9.47%
Number of salaries quoted 539 482 421
Median salary £45,000 £38,000 £40,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+18.42% -6.17%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,650 £26,000 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £57,500 £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 the West Midlands

The demand trend of job ads across the West Midlands region citing COBIT as a proportion of all IT jobs with a match in 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 30 August 2016.

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 median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing COBIT within the West Midlands region over the 3 months to 30 August 2016. 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Birmingham -22 5 £45,000 -10.00%
Coventry +4 3 £92,500 +54.16%
Staffordshire +3 2 £56,250 -22.41%
Solihull - 2 £38,250 -
Warwickshire +12 1 £100,000 +60.00%
Worcestershire - 1 £45,000 - 1
West Bromwich - 1 £45,000 -
COBIT
England

COBIT
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

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 West Midlands region with a requirement for COBIT.

1 32 (57.14%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 28 (50.00%) Information Security
3 26 (46.43%) Risk Management
4 24 (42.86%) PCI DSS
5 22 (39.29%) ITIL
6 19 (33.93%) CISM
7 17 (30.36%) CISA
7 17 (30.36%) CISSP
7 17 (30.36%) Sarbanes-Oxley
8 13 (23.21%) Data Protection
9 12 (21.43%) IT Audit
10 11 (19.64%) Internal Audit
11 10 (17.86%) Project Management
11 10 (17.86%) Finance
12 9 (16.07%) ISMS
13 8 (14.29%) Degree
13 8 (14.29%) Quality Management
14 7 (12.50%) MS Excel
14 7 (12.50%) ISO 9001
14 7 (12.50%) Stakeholder Management
14 7 (12.50%) Management Information System
14 7 (12.50%) Firewall
14 7 (12.50%) QMS
14 7 (12.50%) CRISC
14 7 (12.50%) Line Management
15 6 (10.71%) Network Monitoring
15 6 (10.71%) Process Improvement
15 6 (10.71%) Risk Analysis
15 6 (10.71%) Data Protection Act
15 6 (10.71%) Legal

COBIT
Top Related IT Skills in the West Midlands 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 4 (7.14%) SharePoint
2 2 (3.57%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 7 (12.50%) MS Excel
2 6 (10.71%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 2 (3.57%) IaaS
1 2 (3.57%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (1.79%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 7 (12.50%) Firewall
2 3 (5.36%) HTTP
2 3 (5.36%) IPsec
2 3 (5.36%) LAN
2 3 (5.36%) SSL
2 3 (5.36%) VPN
2 3 (5.36%) WAN
2 3 (5.36%) Wireless
3 2 (3.57%) Intrusion Detection
General
1 10 (17.86%) Finance
2 6 (10.71%) Legal
3 2 (3.57%) Telecoms
4 1 (1.79%) Retail
Job Titles
1 12 (21.43%) IT Manager
1 12 (21.43%) Security Manager
2 10 (17.86%) Analyst
3 8 (14.29%) Information Manager
3 8 (14.29%) Information Security Manager
4 6 (10.71%) Auditor
4 6 (10.71%) Consultant
5 5 (8.93%) COBIT Manager
5 5 (8.93%) Quality Manager
5 5 (8.93%) Security Analyst
5 5 (8.93%) Vendor Manager
6 4 (7.14%) Information Analyst
6 4 (7.14%) Information Security Analyst
6 4 (7.14%) Information Security Auditor
6 4 (7.14%) IT Security Manager
6 4 (7.14%) Security Auditor
7 3 (5.36%) Compliance Manager
7 3 (5.36%) IT Audit Consultant
7 3 (5.36%) IT Consultant
7 3 (5.36%) Process Manager
Miscellaneous
1 7 (12.50%) Management Information System
2 6 (10.71%) Data Protection Act
3 5 (8.93%) Analytical Skills
4 3 (5.36%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
4 3 (5.36%) NHS
5 2 (3.57%) Cyber Attack
6 1 (1.79%) STB
6 1 (1.79%) Virtual Team
Processes & Methodologies
1 28 (50.00%) Information Security
2 26 (46.43%) Risk Management
3 22 (39.29%) ITIL
4 13 (23.21%) Data Protection
5 12 (21.43%) IT Audit
6 11 (19.64%) Internal Audit
7 10 (17.86%) Project Management
8 9 (16.07%) ISMS
9 8 (14.29%) Quality Management
10 7 (12.50%) Line Management
10 7 (12.50%) QMS
10 7 (12.50%) Stakeholder Management
11 6 (10.71%) Network Monitoring
11 6 (10.71%) Process Improvement
11 6 (10.71%) Risk Analysis
11 6 (10.71%) Risk Assessment
11 6 (10.71%) Service Management
12 5 (8.93%) Business Continuity
12 5 (8.93%) Cybersecurity
12 5 (8.93%) Penetration Testing
Qualifications
1 19 (33.93%) CISM
2 17 (30.36%) CISA
2 17 (30.36%) CISSP
3 8 (14.29%) Degree
4 7 (12.50%) CRISC
5 6 (10.71%) ITIL Certification
6 5 (8.93%) CISMP
7 3 (5.36%) CESG Certified Professional
8 1 (1.79%) ISEB
8 1 (1.79%) SANS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 32 (57.14%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 24 (42.86%) PCI DSS
3 17 (30.36%) Sarbanes-Oxley
4 7 (12.50%) ISO 9001
5 4 (7.14%) ISO22301
6 3 (5.36%) QA
7 2 (3.57%) BS7799
7 2 (3.57%) ISO/IEC 17799
8 1 (1.79%) ISO27002
System Software
1 5 (8.93%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 2 (3.57%) Forefront Identity Manager
1 2 (3.57%) SCCM
Vendors
1 2 (3.57%) BT
1 2 (3.57%) Casewise
1 2 (3.57%) IBM
1 2 (3.57%) Microsoft
1 2 (3.57%) ServiceNow
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