Period
to 26 October 2021

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in the Midlands 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 26 October 2021 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Control Objectives for Information and related Technology (COBIT)
England > Midlands
6 months to
26 Oct 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 297 199 303
Rank change year-on-year -98 +104 +42
Permanent jobs citing COBIT 29 11 43
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the Midlands 0.27% 0.27% 0.39%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 1.67% 1.84% 2.54%
Number of salaries quoted 29 11 28
10th Percentile £42,500 " £39,750
25th Percentile £48,750 £42,500 £41,788
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £60,000 £46,000 £52,945
Median % change year-on-year +30.43% -13.12% -5.88%
75th Percentile £76,250 £60,000 £71,875
90th Percentile £107,500 £95,000 £87,500
England median annual salary £64,250 £66,250 £62,500
% change year-on-year -3.02% +6.00% -3.85%

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 the Midlands with a requirement for quality assurance or compliance skills.

All Quality Assurance and Compliance Skills
Midlands
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for quality assurance or compliance skills 1,737 597 1,691
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the Midlands 16.23% 14.63% 15.17%
Number of salaries quoted 1,234 464 1,325
10th Percentile £27,500 £26,000 £25,000
25th Percentile £35,875 £35,000 £31,250
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
Median % change year-on-year - +5.88% -3.41%
75th Percentile £60,000 £57,500 £54,299
90th Percentile £71,250 £65,000 £66,250
England median annual salary £55,000 £55,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year - +10.00% -

COBIT
Job Vacancy Trend in the Midlands

Job postings citing COBIT as a proportion of all IT jobs advertised in the Midlands.

Job vacancy trend for COBIT in the Midlands

COBIT
Salary Trend in the Midlands

3-month moving average salary quoted in jobs citing COBIT in the Midlands.

Salary trend for COBIT in the Midlands

COBIT
Salary Histogram in the Midlands

Salary distribution for jobs citing COBIT in the Midlands over the 6 months to 26 October 2021.

Salary histogram for COBIT in the Midlands

COBIT
Job Locations in the Midlands

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing COBIT within the Midlands region over the 6 months to 26 October 2021. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Past 6 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
West Midlands -90 26 £61,250 +33.15% 4
East Midlands - 1 £64,250 -
COBIT
England

For the 6 months to 26 October 2021, IT jobs citing COBIT also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all permanent job ads across the Midlands region with a requirement for COBIT.

1 24 (82.76%) ITIL
2 17 (58.62%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 12 (41.38%) IT Strategy
4 11 (37.93%) Cybersecurity
4 11 (37.93%) Information Security
5 10 (34.48%) PRINCE2
6 9 (31.03%) CISSP
6 9 (31.03%) Agile Software Development
6 9 (31.03%) TOGAF
6 9 (31.03%) Finance
6 9 (31.03%) Azure
6 9 (31.03%) GRC
7 8 (27.59%) Scrum
7 8 (27.59%) Service Management
7 8 (27.59%) CISM
8 7 (24.14%) Microsoft
8 7 (24.14%) ITSM
8 7 (24.14%) Continuous Improvement
9 6 (20.69%) REST
9 6 (20.69%) Microsoft 365
9 6 (20.69%) Hyper-V
9 6 (20.69%) Drupal
9 6 (20.69%) WordPress
9 6 (20.69%) Enterprise Architecture
9 6 (20.69%) SQL Server Integration Services
9 6 (20.69%) Management Information System
9 6 (20.69%) Risk Management
9 6 (20.69%) CMS
9 6 (20.69%) Programme Management
9 6 (20.69%) SOAP

COBIT
Co-occurring IT Skills in the 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 6 (20.69%) CMS
1 6 (20.69%) Drupal
1 6 (20.69%) SharePoint
1 6 (20.69%) WordPress
Applications
1 2 (6.90%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 1 (3.45%) Dynamics AX
Cloud Services
1 9 (31.03%) Azure
2 6 (20.69%) Microsoft 365
2 6 (20.69%) Power Platform
3 1 (3.45%) Azure Sentinel
3 1 (3.45%) Azure Service Bus
3 1 (3.45%) Cloud Computing
3 1 (3.45%) Dynamics 365
3 1 (3.45%) IaaS
3 1 (3.45%) PaaS
3 1 (3.45%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (3.45%) Firewall
1 1 (3.45%) Internet
1 1 (3.45%) Intrusion Detection
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (20.69%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 5 (17.24%) Power BI
2 5 (17.24%) SQL Server
2 5 (17.24%) SQL Server Reporting Services
General
1 9 (31.03%) Finance
2 6 (20.69%) Social Skills
3 3 (10.34%) Legal
3 3 (10.34%) Pharmaceutical
3 3 (10.34%) Presentation Skills
4 2 (6.90%) Influencing Skills
4 2 (6.90%) Public Sector
4 2 (6.90%) Retail
4 2 (6.90%) Telecoms
5 1 (3.45%) Advertising
5 1 (3.45%) Analytical Skills
Job Titles
1 9 (31.03%) Architect
2 5 (17.24%) Enterprise Architect
3 3 (10.34%) Analyst
3 3 (10.34%) Consultant
3 3 (10.34%) Security Consultant
4 2 (6.90%) Applications Architect
4 2 (6.90%) COBIT Analyst
4 2 (6.90%) Cybersecurity Consultant
4 2 (6.90%) Data Manager
4 2 (6.90%) Governance Analyst
4 2 (6.90%) Head of Security
4 2 (6.90%) Risk Analyst
4 2 (6.90%) Security Analyst
4 2 (6.90%) Security Manager
4 2 (6.90%) Security Risk Analyst
4 2 (6.90%) Senior Consultant
4 2 (6.90%) Senior Cybersecurity Consultant
4 2 (6.90%) Senior Security Consultant
4 2 (6.90%) Systems Manager
5 1 (3.45%) Head of Information Security
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (20.69%) REST
1 6 (20.69%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 6 (20.69%) Management Information System
2 3 (10.34%) Data Protection Act
3 2 (6.90%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
3 2 (6.90%) Freedom of Information
4 1 (3.45%) Enterprise Software
4 1 (3.45%) Freedom of Information Act
Operating Systems
1 5 (17.24%) Windows
1 5 (17.24%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 24 (82.76%) ITIL
2 12 (41.38%) IT Strategy
3 11 (37.93%) Cybersecurity
3 11 (37.93%) Information Security
4 10 (34.48%) PRINCE2
5 9 (31.03%) Agile Software Development
5 9 (31.03%) TOGAF
6 8 (27.59%) Scrum
6 8 (27.59%) Service Management
7 7 (24.14%) Continuous Improvement
7 7 (24.14%) ITSM
8 6 (20.69%) Change Management
8 6 (20.69%) Enterprise Architecture
8 6 (20.69%) Programme Management
8 6 (20.69%) Risk Management
9 5 (17.24%) Business Continuity
10 4 (13.79%) Stakeholder Management
11 3 (10.34%) Information Security Management
11 3 (10.34%) Migration
11 3 (10.34%) Risk Assessment
Programming Languages
1 6 (20.69%) Java
1 6 (20.69%) PHP
2 1 (3.45%) C
Qualifications
1 9 (31.03%) CISSP
2 8 (27.59%) CISM
3 5 (17.24%) Degree
4 4 (13.79%) CRISC
5 2 (6.90%) CISA
5 2 (6.90%) GIAC
5 2 (6.90%) GSNA
5 2 (6.90%) IRCA
5 2 (6.90%) PCI QSA
5 2 (6.90%) SANS
6 1 (3.45%) CEH
6 1 (3.45%) DV Cleared
6 1 (3.45%) ISO 27001 Lead Implementer
6 1 (3.45%) SC Cleared
6 1 (3.45%) Security Cleared
6 1 (3.45%) TOGAF Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 17 (58.62%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 9 (31.03%) GRC
3 6 (20.69%) GDPR
3 6 (20.69%) NIST
4 5 (17.24%) Cyber Essentials
5 4 (13.79%) PCI DSS
6 2 (6.90%) Actionable Recommendations
6 2 (6.90%) COSO
6 2 (6.90%) Sarbanes-Oxley
7 1 (3.45%) Cyber Essentials PLUS
7 1 (3.45%) ISO 22301
7 1 (3.45%) ISO/IEC 27005
System Software
1 6 (20.69%) Hyper-V
Vendors
1 7 (24.14%) Microsoft
2 2 (6.90%) SAP