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 29 January 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
29 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Control Objectives for Information and related Technology (COBIT)
Rank 190 185 196
Rank change year-on-year
-5 +11
Permanent jobs citing COBIT 15 12 8
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 0.30% 0.27% 0.17%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 3.02% 2.69% 2.01%
Number of salaries quoted 15 7 6
Average salary £50,000 £44,000 £47,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+13.63% -7.36%
90% offered a salary of more than £34,900 £35,400 £33,750
10% offered a salary of more than £71,500 £47,000 £53,750
UK excluding London average salary £59,000 £51,177 £48,974
% change year-on-year
+15.28% +4.49%
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
497 446 399
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 10.09% 10.08% 8.35%
Number of salaries quoted 413 355 339
Average salary £38,500 £40,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-3.75% +6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £25,000 £26,750
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £50,000 £57,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+1.25% -

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 29 January 2015.

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 29 January 2015. 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 6 £50,000 +48.14%
Staffordshire +10 4 £45,000 -
Coventry -7 4 £38,500 -
COBIT
England

COBIT
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 29 January 2015, 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 17 (70.83%) Information Security
2 13 (54.17%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 11 (45.83%) Management Information System
4 9 (37.50%) Risk Management
5 8 (33.33%) ITIL
5 8 (33.33%) Data Protection
6 7 (29.17%) Information Governance
6 7 (29.17%) CISSP
6 7 (29.17%) CISA
7 6 (25.00%) PCI DSS
7 6 (25.00%) Degree
8 5 (20.83%) Data Protection Act
8 5 (20.83%) Stakeholder Management
9 4 (16.67%) CESG
9 4 (16.67%) Electronics
9 4 (16.67%) CISM
9 4 (16.67%) Disaster Recovery
9 4 (16.67%) Configuration Management
9 4 (16.67%) Project Management
9 4 (16.67%) PRINCE2
9 4 (16.67%) MS Excel
9 4 (16.67%) Network Security
9 4 (16.67%) CRISC
10 3 (12.50%) Security Testing
10 3 (12.50%) Freedom of Information
10 3 (12.50%) Cost-Benefit Analysis
10 3 (12.50%) IT Governance
10 3 (12.50%) Business Continuity Planning
10 3 (12.50%) SQL
10 3 (12.50%) SQL Server

COBIT
Top Related IT Skills in the West Midlands by Category

For the 6 months to 29 January 2015, 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.

Application Platforms
1 1 (4.17%) Exchange Server 2010
1 1 (4.17%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 4 (16.67%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 1 (4.17%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 4 (16.67%) Network Security
2 1 (4.17%) TCP/IP
2 1 (4.17%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (12.50%) SQL Server
2 2 (8.33%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 2 (8.33%) MS Access
2 2 (8.33%) SQL Server Integration Services
General
1 4 (16.67%) Electronics
2 2 (8.33%) Finance
3 1 (4.17%) Legal
3 1 (4.17%) Manufacturing
3 1 (4.17%) Banking
Job Titles
1 7 (29.17%) Analyst
2 5 (20.83%) Information Analyst
2 5 (20.83%) Security Analyst
2 5 (20.83%) Information Security Analyst
3 3 (12.50%) Compliance Manager
4 2 (8.33%) Senior IT Auditor
4 2 (8.33%) IT Auditor
4 2 (8.33%) Architect
4 2 (8.33%) Business Analyst
4 2 (8.33%) Business Systems Analyst
4 2 (8.33%) Systems Analyst
4 2 (8.33%) Auditor
4 2 (8.33%) Senior Auditor
5 1 (4.17%) Network Infrastructure Engineer
5 1 (4.17%) IT Governance Manager
5 1 (4.17%) Risk Consultant
5 1 (4.17%) Governance Manager
5 1 (4.17%) Lead Architect
5 1 (4.17%) Security Manager
5 1 (4.17%) Senior Business Systems Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (8.33%) SailPoint
2 1 (4.17%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 11 (45.83%) Management Information System
2 5 (20.83%) Data Protection Act
3 4 (16.67%) CESG
4 3 (12.50%) Freedom of Information
5 2 (8.33%) Analytical Skills
5 2 (8.33%) Computer Science
6 1 (4.17%) Mainframe
Operating Systems
1 2 (8.33%) Windows
2 1 (4.17%) Windows Server 2008
2 1 (4.17%) Linux
2 1 (4.17%) UNIX
2 1 (4.17%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 17 (70.83%) Information Security
2 9 (37.50%) Risk Management
3 8 (33.33%) ITIL
3 8 (33.33%) Data Protection
4 7 (29.17%) Information Governance
5 5 (20.83%) Stakeholder Management
6 4 (16.67%) Disaster Recovery
6 4 (16.67%) Configuration Management
6 4 (16.67%) Project Management
6 4 (16.67%) PRINCE2
7 3 (12.50%) Security Testing
7 3 (12.50%) Cost-Benefit Analysis
7 3 (12.50%) IT Governance
7 3 (12.50%) Business Continuity Planning
7 3 (12.50%) BCP
7 3 (12.50%) Information Security Management
7 3 (12.50%) Security Management
7 3 (12.50%) Process Management
7 3 (12.50%) Business Continuity
8 2 (8.33%) Change Management
Programming Languages
1 3 (12.50%) SQL
Qualifications
1 7 (29.17%) CISSP
1 7 (29.17%) CISA
2 6 (25.00%) Degree
3 4 (16.67%) CISM
3 4 (16.67%) CRISC
4 1 (4.17%) CGEIT
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 13 (54.17%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 6 (25.00%) PCI DSS
3 2 (8.33%) Sarbanes-Oxley
3 2 (8.33%) QA
3 2 (8.33%) COSO
4 1 (4.17%) HIPAA
4 1 (4.17%) ISO/IEC 17799
4 1 (4.17%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 1 (4.17%) XenApp
1 1 (4.17%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 2 (8.33%) Cisco
2 1 (4.17%) Veeam
2 1 (4.17%) IBM
2 1 (4.17%) Microsoft
2 1 (4.17%) Citrix
2 1 (4.17%) SAP
2 1 (4.17%) Oracle
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