Period
to 22 November 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Birmingham with a requirement for COBIT skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited COBIT over the 6 months to 22 November 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Control Objectives for Information and related Technology (COBIT)
West Midlands > Birmingham
6 months to
22 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 178 207 172
Rank change year-on-year +29 -35 +21
Permanent jobs citing COBIT 19 8 12
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Birmingham 0.49% 0.17% 0.31%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 3.62% 0.95% 2.14%
Number of salaries quoted 19 11 10
Birmingham median annual salary £45,000 £57,500 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -21.74% +15.00% -9.50%
10th Percentile £36,250 £41,250 £45,875
90th Percentile £64,750 £66,250 £58,650
West Midlands median annual salary £49,250 £57,500 £55,000
% change year-on-year -14.35% +4.55% -5.17%

COBIT is in the Quality Assurance and Compliance category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all permanent job vacancies advertised in Birmingham with a requirement for quality assurance or compliance skills.

All Quality Assurance and Compliance Skills
Birmingham
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for quality assurance or compliance skills 525 844 560
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Birmingham 13.56% 17.73% 14.31%
Number of salaries quoted 391 479 463
Birmingham median annual salary £45,000 £41,333 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +8.87% -2.75% -
10th Percentile £26,500 £25,750 £23,750
90th Percentile £65,000 £75,000 £63,500
West Midlands median annual salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year - +6.25% -

COBIT
Job Vacancy Trend in Birmingham

Job postings citing COBIT as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Birmingham.

Job vacancy trend for COBIT in Birmingham

COBIT
Salary Trend in Birmingham

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing COBIT in Birmingham.

Salary trend for COBIT in Birmingham

COBIT
Salary Histogram in Birmingham

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing COBIT in Birmingham over the 6 months to 22 November 2017.

Salary histogram for COBIT in Birmingham

For the 6 months to 22 November 2017, 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 17 (89.47%) ITIL
2 16 (84.21%) Finance
3 14 (73.68%) PRINCE2
4 12 (63.16%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 11 (57.89%) Windows
5 11 (57.89%) Firewall
5 11 (57.89%) VMware
6 10 (52.63%) Stakeholder Management
7 9 (47.37%) IPsec
7 9 (47.37%) Disaster Recovery
7 9 (47.37%) Business Continuity
7 9 (47.37%) Network Design
7 9 (47.37%) MCSE
7 9 (47.37%) LAN
7 9 (47.37%) VoIP
7 9 (47.37%) WAN
7 9 (47.37%) SSL
7 9 (47.37%) SQL Server
7 9 (47.37%) Cisco Certification
7 9 (47.37%) Microsoft Certification
7 9 (47.37%) Six Sigma
7 9 (47.37%) BCP
7 9 (47.37%) Project Management
7 9 (47.37%) MS Exchange
7 9 (47.37%) CCNA
7 9 (47.37%) Active Directory
7 9 (47.37%) SAN
7 9 (47.37%) Windows Server 2003
7 9 (47.37%) VMware Infrastructure
7 9 (47.37%) VMware ESXi

COBIT
Co-occurring 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 9 (47.37%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 1 (5.26%) Microsoft Excel
1 1 (5.26%) Microsoft Office
1 1 (5.26%) Microsoft PowerPoint
1 1 (5.26%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 1 (5.26%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 11 (57.89%) Firewall
2 9 (47.37%) IPsec
2 9 (47.37%) LAN
2 9 (47.37%) SAN
2 9 (47.37%) SSL
2 9 (47.37%) VoIP
2 9 (47.37%) WAN
3 2 (10.53%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (47.37%) SQL Server
General
1 16 (84.21%) Finance
2 5 (26.32%) Retail
3 1 (5.26%) Banking
3 1 (5.26%) Investment Banking
Job Titles
1 13 (68.42%) Analyst
2 8 (42.11%) 3rd Line Support
2 8 (42.11%) 3rd Line Support Analyst
2 8 (42.11%) Support Analyst
3 4 (21.05%) Network Analyst
4 3 (15.79%) Network Support
4 3 (15.79%) Network Support Analyst
5 2 (10.53%) Business Analyst
5 2 (10.53%) IT Manager
5 2 (10.53%) IT Security Manager
5 2 (10.53%) Security Manager
6 1 (5.26%) Audit Consultant
6 1 (5.26%) Change Analyst
6 1 (5.26%) CISSP Specialist
6 1 (5.26%) Compliance Consultant
6 1 (5.26%) IT Analyst
6 1 (5.26%) Platform Engineer
6 1 (5.26%) Process Analyst
6 1 (5.26%) Process Engineer
6 1 (5.26%) Risk Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (10.53%) Middleware
2 1 (5.26%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 5 (26.32%) Management Information System
2 2 (10.53%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (10.53%) Cyber Attack
3 1 (5.26%) Learning Management System
Operating Systems
1 11 (57.89%) Windows
2 9 (47.37%) Windows Server
2 9 (47.37%) Windows Server 2003
3 2 (10.53%) Kali Linux
3 2 (10.53%) Linux
3 2 (10.53%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 17 (89.47%) ITIL
2 14 (73.68%) PRINCE2
3 10 (52.63%) Stakeholder Management
4 9 (47.37%) BCP
4 9 (47.37%) Business Continuity
4 9 (47.37%) Business Continuity Planning
4 9 (47.37%) Contingency Planning
4 9 (47.37%) Disaster Recovery
4 9 (47.37%) IT Strategy
4 9 (47.37%) Network Design
4 9 (47.37%) Project Management
4 9 (47.37%) Six Sigma
4 9 (47.37%) Translating Business Requirements
5 5 (26.32%) Process Management
6 4 (21.05%) Risk Management
7 3 (15.79%) Business Analysis
7 3 (15.79%) Information Security
8 2 (10.53%) Incident Management
8 2 (10.53%) OWASP
8 2 (10.53%) Penetration Testing
Programming Languages
1 2 (10.53%) C
1 2 (10.53%) C#
1 2 (10.53%) C++
1 2 (10.53%) Java
1 2 (10.53%) PHP
1 2 (10.53%) SQL
Qualifications
1 9 (47.37%) CCNA
1 9 (47.37%) Cisco Certification
1 9 (47.37%) MCSE
1 9 (47.37%) Microsoft Certification
2 3 (15.79%) CISSP
3 2 (10.53%) CREST Certified
4 1 (5.26%) CISA
4 1 (5.26%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 12 (63.16%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 2 (10.53%) GPG13
2 2 (10.53%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
3 1 (5.26%) NIST 800
3 1 (5.26%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 9 (47.37%) Active Directory
1 9 (47.37%) VMware ESXi
1 9 (47.37%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 2 (10.53%) Nessus
Vendors
1 11 (57.89%) VMware
2 2 (10.53%) Microsoft
3 1 (5.26%) Software AG
3 1 (5.26%) webMethods