Period
to 18 February 2019

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in the West 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 18 February 2019 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Control Objectives for Information and related Technology (COBIT)
England > West Midlands
6 months to
18 Feb 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 246 270 299
Rank change year-on-year +24 +29 -9
Permanent jobs citing COBIT 38 43 23
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands 0.48% 0.44% 0.22%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 2.30% 3.46% 1.60%
Number of salaries quoted 35 42 21
West Midlands median annual salary £46,407 £52,500 £72,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -11.61% -27.59% +28.89%
10th Percentile £37,500 £36,250 £37,500
90th Percentile £64,000 £72,500 £93,750
England median annual salary £57,500 £60,000 £62,500
% change year-on-year -4.17% -4.00% -

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

All Quality Assurance and Compliance Skills
West Midlands
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for quality assurance or compliance skills 1,651 1,242 1,442
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands 21.00% 12.73% 14.03%
Number of salaries quoted 960 942 962
West Midlands median annual salary £45,000 £43,250 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +4.05% +1.76% -
10th Percentile £26,250 £24,750 £24,750
90th Percentile £67,500 £66,250 £63,750
England median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £47,500
% change year-on-year - +5.26% -

COBIT
Job Vacancy Trend in the West Midlands

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

Job vacancy trend for COBIT 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 in the West Midlands.

Salary trend for COBIT in the West Midlands

COBIT
Salary Histogram in the West Midlands

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing COBIT in the West Midlands over the 6 months to 18 February 2019.

Salary histogram for COBIT 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 6 months to 18 February 2019. 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 +27 12 £47,500 -17.39% 1
Solihull - 7 £40,000 -
Worcestershire - 4 £48,742 -
Birmingham -12 2 £66,250 +65.63% 1
Shropshire - 2 £28,000 -
Coventry +16 1 - - 2
COBIT
England

For the 6 months to 18 February 2019, 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 West Midlands region with a requirement for COBIT.

1 28 (73.68%) ITIL
2 25 (65.79%) PRINCE2
3 18 (47.37%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 16 (42.11%) TOGAF
5 14 (36.84%) Degree
6 12 (31.58%) Technical Architecture
6 12 (31.58%) Project Management
7 11 (28.95%) TOGAF Certification
8 10 (26.32%) Strategic Thinking
8 10 (26.32%) Finance
8 10 (26.32%) Business Continuity
9 9 (23.68%) Stakeholder Management
9 9 (23.68%) Firewall
9 9 (23.68%) Continuous Improvement
10 8 (21.05%) Ontologies
10 8 (21.05%) Data Quality
10 8 (21.05%) Quality Management
10 8 (21.05%) ERwin
10 8 (21.05%) UML
10 8 (21.05%) SQL
10 8 (21.05%) Oracle
10 8 (21.05%) Data Modelling
10 8 (21.05%) Data Warehouse
10 8 (21.05%) Business Intelligence
10 8 (21.05%) Conceptual Models
11 7 (18.42%) IT Strategy
11 7 (18.42%) SSL
11 7 (18.42%) MS Exchange
11 7 (18.42%) LAN
11 7 (18.42%) VoIP

COBIT
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:

Application Platforms
1 7 (18.42%) MS Exchange
2 2 (5.26%) SharePoint
Cloud Services
1 3 (7.89%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (2.63%) Office 365
2 1 (2.63%) OneDrive
Communications & Networking
1 9 (23.68%) Firewall
2 7 (18.42%) IPsec
2 7 (18.42%) LAN
2 7 (18.42%) SAN
2 7 (18.42%) SSL
2 7 (18.42%) VoIP
2 7 (18.42%) WAN
3 1 (2.63%) Intrusion Detection
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (21.05%) Data Warehouse
2 7 (18.42%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 8 (21.05%) ERwin
General
1 10 (26.32%) Finance
Job Titles
1 16 (42.11%) Architect
2 11 (28.95%) Analyst
3 8 (21.05%) Data Architect
4 7 (18.42%) Network Analyst
5 4 (10.53%) IT Analyst
5 4 (10.53%) IT Architect
5 4 (10.53%) IT Security Specialist
5 4 (10.53%) Security Specialist
6 3 (7.89%) Compliance Consultant
6 3 (7.89%) Compliance Specialist
6 3 (7.89%) Consultant
6 3 (7.89%) Information Security Consultant
6 3 (7.89%) Information Security Specialist
6 3 (7.89%) Information Specialist
6 3 (7.89%) IT Consultant
6 3 (7.89%) IT Security Consultant
6 3 (7.89%) Security Compliance Specialist
6 3 (7.89%) Security Consultant
7 2 (5.26%) Information Architect
7 2 (5.26%) Integration Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (5.26%) Middleware
1 2 (5.26%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 6 (15.79%) Analytical Skills
2 3 (7.89%) Enterprise Cloud
3 2 (5.26%) Management Information System
4 1 (2.63%) Taxonomies
Operating Systems
1 7 (18.42%) Windows
1 7 (18.42%) Windows Server
1 7 (18.42%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 28 (73.68%) ITIL
2 25 (65.79%) PRINCE2
3 16 (42.11%) TOGAF
4 12 (31.58%) Project Management
4 12 (31.58%) Technical Architecture
5 10 (26.32%) Business Continuity
5 10 (26.32%) Strategic Thinking
6 9 (23.68%) Continuous Improvement
6 9 (23.68%) Stakeholder Management
7 8 (21.05%) Business Intelligence
7 8 (21.05%) Conceptual Models
7 8 (21.05%) Data Modelling
7 8 (21.05%) Ontologies
7 8 (21.05%) Quality Management
7 8 (21.05%) UML
8 7 (18.42%) Disaster Recovery
8 7 (18.42%) IT Strategy
8 7 (18.42%) Network Design
8 7 (18.42%) Service Delivery
8 7 (18.42%) Translating Business Requirements
Programming Languages
1 8 (21.05%) SQL
Qualifications
1 14 (36.84%) Degree
2 11 (28.95%) TOGAF Certification
3 4 (10.53%) CISSP
4 3 (7.89%) CGEIT
4 3 (7.89%) CISA
4 3 (7.89%) CRISC
5 2 (5.26%) CISM
5 2 (5.26%) CISMP
5 2 (5.26%) CompTIA Security+
5 2 (5.26%) ITIL Certification
6 1 (2.63%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 18 (47.37%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 8 (21.05%) Data Quality
3 3 (7.89%) BS25999
3 3 (7.89%) ISO 22301
3 3 (7.89%) ISO 31000
3 3 (7.89%) PCI DSS
3 3 (7.89%) Sarbanes-Oxley
4 2 (5.26%) QA
5 1 (2.63%) COSO
5 1 (2.63%) ISO/IEC 27005
System Software
1 7 (18.42%) Active Directory
1 7 (18.42%) VMware ESXi
1 7 (18.42%) VMware Infrastructure
Vendors
1 8 (21.05%) Oracle
2 7 (18.42%) VMware
3 2 (5.26%) Microsoft
4 1 (2.63%) IBM