Period
to 20 June 2018

The median annual salary for an Auditor was £42,500 in advertised job vacancies in the West Midlands during the 6 months to 20 June 2018.

The first table below provides salary benchmarking and summary statistics including a comparison to same period in the previous 2 years.

Auditor
England > West Midlands
6 months to
20 Jun 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 298 312 331
Rank change year-on-year +14 +19 +2
Permanent jobs requiring an Auditor 9 15 15
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands 0.095% 0.15% 0.12%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.099% 0.16% 0.13%
Number of salaries quoted 1 13 15
West Midlands median annual salary £42,500 £60,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -29.17% +33.33% +24.14%
10th Percentile £41,250 £51,500 £34,500
90th Percentile £43,750 £65,250 £47,500
England median annual salary £57,500 £57,500 £48,000
% change year-on-year - +19.79% -12.73%

The following table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the West Midlands. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title that can be normalized. As such, the figures in the second row provide an indication of the number of permanent jobs in our overall sample.

All Permanent IT Job Vacancies
West Midlands
Permanent vacancies in the West Midlands with a recognized job title 9,084 9,493 11,880
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 96.29% 96.97% 96.41%
Number of salaries quoted 7,060 7,928 9,523
West Midlands median annual salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +6.25% - -
10th Percentile £24,000 £24,750 £23,750
90th Percentile £65,000 £61,250 £63,750
England median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £47,500
% change year-on-year +5.26% - +5.56%

Auditor
Job Vacancy Trend in the West Midlands

Job postings that featured Auditor in the job title as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands.

Job vacancy trend for Auditor in the West Midlands

Auditor
Salary Trend in the West Midlands

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Auditor in the West Midlands.

Salary trend for Auditor in the West Midlands

Auditor
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 Auditor within the West Midlands region over the 6 months to 20 June 2018. 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
Warwickshire +12 3 £42,500 -5.56%
Birmingham -11 2 - - 1
Wolverhampton - 2 - - 1
Staffordshire - 2 - - 1
Auditor
England

Auditor Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 20 June 2018, Auditor job roles required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all permanent job ads across the West Midlands region featuring Auditor in the job title.

1 4 (44.44%) CISA
1 4 (44.44%) Legal
1 4 (44.44%) Data Protection
1 4 (44.44%) Internal Audit
1 4 (44.44%) GDPR
2 3 (33.33%) IT Audit
2 3 (33.33%) Analytical Skills
2 3 (33.33%) Freedom of Information
3 2 (22.22%) Microsoft PowerPoint
3 2 (22.22%) Information Security
3 2 (22.22%) PCI DSS
3 2 (22.22%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 2 (22.22%) COBIT
3 2 (22.22%) Microsoft Office
3 2 (22.22%) Microsoft Excel
3 2 (22.22%) SMS
3 2 (22.22%) Microsoft
3 2 (22.22%) CISSP
3 2 (22.22%) Continuous Improvement
3 2 (22.22%) Finance
3 2 (22.22%) Information Security Governance
3 2 (22.22%) ISO 27001 Lead Auditor
4 1 (11.11%) Problem-Solving
4 1 (11.11%) Creative Problem-Solving
4 1 (11.11%) Process Improvement
4 1 (11.11%) Compliance Audit
4 1 (11.11%) Mainframe
4 1 (11.11%) ITIL
4 1 (11.11%) Security Management
4 1 (11.11%) Time Management

Auditor Skill Set
Co-occurring 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:

Applications
1 2 (22.22%) Microsoft Excel
1 2 (22.22%) Microsoft Office
1 2 (22.22%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Communications & Networking
1 2 (22.22%) SMS
General
1 4 (44.44%) Legal
2 2 (22.22%) Finance
Miscellaneous
1 3 (33.33%) Analytical Skills
1 3 (33.33%) Freedom of Information
2 1 (11.11%) iSeries
2 1 (11.11%) Mainframe
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (44.44%) Data Protection
1 4 (44.44%) Internal Audit
2 3 (33.33%) IT Audit
3 2 (22.22%) Continuous Improvement
3 2 (22.22%) Information Security
3 2 (22.22%) Information Security Governance
4 1 (11.11%) Compliance Audit
4 1 (11.11%) Creative Problem-Solving
4 1 (11.11%) ITIL
4 1 (11.11%) Problem-Solving
4 1 (11.11%) Process Improvement
4 1 (11.11%) Security Management
4 1 (11.11%) Time Management
Qualifications
1 4 (44.44%) CISA
2 2 (22.22%) CISSP
2 2 (22.22%) ISO 27001 Lead Auditor
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (44.44%) GDPR
2 2 (22.22%) COBIT
2 2 (22.22%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 2 (22.22%) PCI DSS
Vendors
1 2 (22.22%) Microsoft