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

3 months to
28 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Control Objectives for Information and related Technology (COBIT)
Rank 205 226 206
Rank change year-on-year
+21 -20
Permanent jobs citing COBIT 40 4 18
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 0.64% 0.075% 0.35%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 5.20% 0.75% 3.90%
Number of salaries quoted 39 3 13
Median salary £60,000 £60,000 £58,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
- +3.44%
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £56,000 £26,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £68,000 £100,000
UK excluding London median salary £57,500 £60,000 £52,500
% change year-on-year
-4.16% +14.28%
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
769 536 462
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 12.39% 10.01% 8.86%
Number of salaries quoted 549 433 388
Median salary £45,000 £40,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+12.50% -5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £25,000 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £67,500 £60,000 £60,000
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £42,500 £40,500
% change year-on-year
+5.88% +4.93%

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 28 May 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 28 May 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 +10 22 £62,000 +12.72%
Staffordshire +4 9 £67,500 -3.57%
Warwickshire - 5 £31,000 -
West Bromwich -1 2 £35,000 -41.66%
Coventry - 1 £43,000 -
COBIT
England

COBIT
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 28 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 West Midlands region with a requirement for COBIT.

1 35 (51.47%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 32 (47.06%) Risk Management
3 31 (45.59%) Information Security
3 31 (45.59%) PCI DSS
4 30 (44.12%) Sarbanes-Oxley
5 28 (41.18%) ITIL
6 27 (39.71%) CISM
7 23 (33.82%) CISA
8 17 (25.00%) CISSP
8 17 (25.00%) IT Audit
9 15 (22.06%) CRISC
10 14 (20.59%) Project Management
11 13 (19.12%) Stakeholder Management
11 13 (19.12%) Network Monitoring
12 12 (17.65%) Internal Audit
13 11 (16.18%) Data Protection
13 11 (16.18%) Business Continuity
14 9 (13.24%) Finance
14 9 (13.24%) Quality Management
14 9 (13.24%) Firewall
15 8 (11.76%) QMS
15 8 (11.76%) Degree
16 7 (10.29%) ISO 9001
16 7 (10.29%) Cybersecurity
17 6 (8.82%) Process Improvement
17 6 (8.82%) Information Governance
17 6 (8.82%) Data Privacy
17 6 (8.82%) Resilience Testing
17 6 (8.82%) MS Office
17 6 (8.82%) MS Excel

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 5 (7.35%) SharePoint
2 1 (1.47%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 6 (8.82%) MS Excel
1 6 (8.82%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.47%) IaaS
1 1 (1.47%) Microsoft Azure
1 1 (1.47%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 9 (13.24%) Firewall
2 2 (2.94%) Internet
2 2 (2.94%) Intrusion Detection
3 1 (1.47%) HTTP
3 1 (1.47%) IPsec
3 1 (1.47%) LAN
3 1 (1.47%) SSL
3 1 (1.47%) VPN
3 1 (1.47%) WAN
3 1 (1.47%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (1.47%) SQL Server
General
1 9 (13.24%) Finance
2 6 (8.82%) Legal
3 3 (4.41%) Retail
4 2 (2.94%) Pharmaceutical
5 1 (1.47%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 18 (26.47%) IT Manager
2 16 (23.53%) Security Manager
3 13 (19.12%) Information Manager
3 13 (19.12%) Information Security Manager
4 10 (14.71%) Auditor
5 9 (13.24%) Analyst
6 7 (10.29%) Information Security Auditor
6 7 (10.29%) Risk Manager
6 7 (10.29%) Security Auditor
7 6 (8.82%) Consultant
7 6 (8.82%) IT Risk Manager
8 5 (7.35%) COBIT Manager
8 5 (7.35%) Quality Manager
8 5 (7.35%) Vendor Manager
9 4 (5.88%) Technical Manager
10 3 (4.41%) Compliance Manager
10 3 (4.41%) IT Audit Consultant
10 3 (4.41%) IT Security Manager
10 3 (4.41%) Process Manager
10 3 (4.41%) Quality Analyst
Miscellaneous
1 4 (5.88%) Analytical Skills
2 3 (4.41%) Management Information System
2 3 (4.41%) NHS
3 2 (2.94%) Cyber Attack
3 2 (2.94%) FMCG
4 1 (1.47%) Data Protection Act
4 1 (1.47%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
Operating Systems
1 1 (1.47%) Unix
1 1 (1.47%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 32 (47.06%) Risk Management
2 31 (45.59%) Information Security
3 28 (41.18%) ITIL
4 17 (25.00%) IT Audit
5 14 (20.59%) Project Management
6 13 (19.12%) Network Monitoring
6 13 (19.12%) Stakeholder Management
7 12 (17.65%) Internal Audit
8 11 (16.18%) Business Continuity
8 11 (16.18%) Data Protection
9 9 (13.24%) Quality Management
10 8 (11.76%) QMS
11 7 (10.29%) Cybersecurity
12 6 (8.82%) Data Privacy
12 6 (8.82%) Disaster Recovery
12 6 (8.82%) Information Governance
12 6 (8.82%) Process Improvement
12 6 (8.82%) Resilience Testing
12 6 (8.82%) Service Management
13 5 (7.35%) Service Delivery
Qualifications
1 27 (39.71%) CISM
2 23 (33.82%) CISA
3 17 (25.00%) CISSP
4 15 (22.06%) CRISC
5 8 (11.76%) Degree
6 6 (8.82%) ITIL Certification
7 4 (5.88%) CISMP
8 2 (2.94%) CESG Certified Professional
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 35 (51.47%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 31 (45.59%) PCI DSS
3 30 (44.12%) Sarbanes-Oxley
4 7 (10.29%) ISO 9001
5 4 (5.88%) ISO22301
6 3 (4.41%) QA
7 1 (1.47%) ISO/IEC 20000
System Software
1 2 (2.94%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 1 (1.47%) Forefront Identity Manager
1 1 (1.47%) SCCM
Vendors
1 2 (2.94%) ServiceNow
2 1 (1.47%) BT
2 1 (1.47%) Casewise
2 1 (1.47%) IBM
2 1 (1.47%) Microsoft
2 1 (1.47%) Oracle