Period
to 20 September 2018

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 20 September 2018 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
20 Sep 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 270 307 289
Rank change year-on-year +37 -18 +21
Permanent jobs citing COBIT 30 23 52
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands 0.34% 0.23% 0.43%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 2.03% 1.75% 2.91%
Number of salaries quoted 24 31 56
West Midlands median annual salary £40,000 £60,000 £60,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -33.33% - -
10th Percentile £37,500 £42,500 £35,000
90th Percentile £67,200 £73,750 £80,000
England median annual salary £65,000 £67,500 £65,000
% change year-on-year -3.70% +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 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 1,479 1,316 1,786
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands 16.83% 13.16% 14.86%
Number of salaries quoted 930 1,004 1,214
West Midlands median annual salary £45,500 £42,500 £41,333
Median salary % change year-on-year +7.06% +2.82% +3.33%
10th Percentile £27,725 £24,750 £25,000
90th Percentile £65,000 £70,250 £70,000
England median annual salary £50,500 £50,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year +1.00% - +11.11%

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 20 September 2018.

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 20 September 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
Birmingham +14 18 £40,000 -33.33%
Coventry +9 6 £54,250 -9.58%
Worcestershire - 3 £45,500 -
Warwickshire +33 2 £66,250 - 1
COBIT
England

For the 6 months to 20 September 2018, 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 27 (90.00%) ITIL
2 25 (83.33%) Finance
3 20 (66.67%) PRINCE2
4 18 (60.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 17 (56.67%) Stakeholder Management
6 15 (50.00%) VMware
6 15 (50.00%) Business Continuity
6 15 (50.00%) MS Exchange
7 14 (46.67%) SSL
7 14 (46.67%) LAN
7 14 (46.67%) VoIP
7 14 (46.67%) WAN
7 14 (46.67%) Windows
7 14 (46.67%) SQL Server
7 14 (46.67%) Active Directory
7 14 (46.67%) SAN
7 14 (46.67%) Windows Server 2003
7 14 (46.67%) Project Management
7 14 (46.67%) IPsec
7 14 (46.67%) Disaster Recovery
7 14 (46.67%) Firewall
7 14 (46.67%) Network Design
7 14 (46.67%) VMware Infrastructure
7 14 (46.67%) VMware ESXi
7 14 (46.67%) Translating Business Requirements
7 14 (46.67%) Windows Server
7 14 (46.67%) IT Strategy
8 7 (23.33%) Risk Management
9 6 (20.00%) CISA
9 6 (20.00%) CRISC

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 15 (50.00%) MS Exchange
2 1 (3.33%) SharePoint
2 1 (3.33%) Skype for Business
Cloud Services
1 1 (3.33%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 14 (46.67%) Firewall
1 14 (46.67%) IPsec
1 14 (46.67%) LAN
1 14 (46.67%) SAN
1 14 (46.67%) SSL
1 14 (46.67%) VoIP
1 14 (46.67%) WAN
2 1 (3.33%) IP Telephony
2 1 (3.33%) Skype
Database & Business Intelligence
1 14 (46.67%) SQL Server
2 1 (3.33%) Data Warehouse
General
1 25 (83.33%) Finance
2 3 (10.00%) Banking
Job Titles
1 18 (60.00%) Analyst
2 14 (46.67%) Support Analyst
3 7 (23.33%) 3rd Line Infrastructure Support
3 7 (23.33%) 3rd Line Infrastructure Support Analyst
3 7 (23.33%) 3rd Line Support
3 7 (23.33%) 3rd Line Support Analyst
3 7 (23.33%) Infrastructure Analyst
3 7 (23.33%) Infrastructure Support
3 7 (23.33%) Infrastructure Support Analyst
3 7 (23.33%) Network Analyst
3 7 (23.33%) Network Support
3 7 (23.33%) Network Support Analyst
4 6 (20.00%) Risk Manager
5 5 (16.67%) Architect
6 4 (13.33%) IT Analyst
6 4 (13.33%) IT Security Analyst
6 4 (13.33%) Security Analyst
6 4 (13.33%) Senior Analyst
6 4 (13.33%) Senior IT Security Analyst
6 4 (13.33%) Senior Security Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (3.33%) Middleware
1 1 (3.33%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 2 (6.67%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (3.33%) Taxonomies
Operating Systems
1 14 (46.67%) Windows
1 14 (46.67%) Windows Server
1 14 (46.67%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 27 (90.00%) ITIL
2 20 (66.67%) PRINCE2
3 17 (56.67%) Stakeholder Management
4 15 (50.00%) Business Continuity
5 14 (46.67%) Disaster Recovery
5 14 (46.67%) IT Strategy
5 14 (46.67%) Network Design
5 14 (46.67%) Project Management
5 14 (46.67%) Translating Business Requirements
6 7 (23.33%) Risk Management
7 5 (16.67%) Information Security
7 5 (16.67%) TOGAF
8 4 (13.33%) Cyber Threat Intelligence
8 4 (13.33%) Data Loss Prevention
8 4 (13.33%) IT Governance
8 4 (13.33%) Security Monitoring
8 4 (13.33%) Security Testing
8 4 (13.33%) SIEM
8 4 (13.33%) Threat Intelligence
8 4 (13.33%) Vulnerability Scanning
Programming Languages
1 2 (6.67%) SQL
Qualifications
1 6 (20.00%) CISA
1 6 (20.00%) CRISC
2 4 (13.33%) (ISC)2 CCSP
2 4 (13.33%) CCSP
2 4 (13.33%) CEH
2 4 (13.33%) Cisco Certification
2 4 (13.33%) CISSP
2 4 (13.33%) CompTIA Security+
3 2 (6.67%) Degree
3 2 (6.67%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 18 (60.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 1 (3.33%) BS25999
2 1 (3.33%) Data Quality
2 1 (3.33%) ISO 22301
2 1 (3.33%) ISO 31000
System Software
1 14 (46.67%) Active Directory
1 14 (46.67%) VMware ESXi
1 14 (46.67%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (3.33%) VMware NSX
Vendors
1 15 (50.00%) VMware
2 2 (6.67%) Oracle
3 1 (3.33%) Cisco
3 1 (3.33%) Citrix
3 1 (3.33%) IBM