Period
to 20 January 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 January 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 Jan 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 263 297 286
Rank change year-on-year +34 -11 +18
Permanent jobs citing COBIT 42 26 30
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands 0.43% 0.25% 0.29%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 3.34% 1.73% 2.08%
Number of salaries quoted 41 23 29
West Midlands median annual salary £57,500 £72,500 £60,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -20.69% +20.83% +26.32%
10th Percentile £36,250 £37,250 £42,500
90th Percentile £72,500 £93,750 £72,500
England median annual salary £62,500 £63,500 £62,500
% change year-on-year -1.57% +1.60% +4.17%

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 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 1,256 1,505 1,439
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands 12.88% 14.33% 13.77%
Number of salaries quoted 967 989 1,136
West Midlands median annual salary £42,500 £42,500 £42,500
10th Percentile £23,783 £25,203 £24,000
90th Percentile £68,750 £63,750 £62,750
England median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £47,500
% change year-on-year +5.26% - +5.56%

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 January 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 January 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 +42 20 £40,000 -33.33% 2
Warwickshire - 11 £57,500 - 1
Coventry -8 8 £70,000 -17.65% 1
Staffordshire - 3 £62,500 -
COBIT
England

For the 6 months to 20 January 2018, 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 West Midlands region with a requirement for COBIT.

1 34 (80.95%) ITIL
2 22 (52.38%) PRINCE2
3 21 (50.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 18 (42.86%) Stakeholder Management
4 18 (42.86%) IT Strategy
5 17 (40.48%) Finance
5 17 (40.48%) Firewall
6 16 (38.10%) Project Management
7 15 (35.71%) VMware
7 15 (35.71%) Windows
8 14 (33.33%) SSL
8 14 (33.33%) TOGAF
9 13 (30.95%) Business Continuity
9 13 (30.95%) Disaster Recovery
10 12 (28.57%) IPsec
10 12 (28.57%) VoIP
10 12 (28.57%) WAN
10 12 (28.57%) Active Directory
10 12 (28.57%) SAN
10 12 (28.57%) Windows Server 2003
10 12 (28.57%) MS Exchange
10 12 (28.57%) LAN
10 12 (28.57%) SQL Server
10 12 (28.57%) Network Design
10 12 (28.57%) VMware Infrastructure
10 12 (28.57%) VMware ESXi
10 12 (28.57%) Translating Business Requirements
10 12 (28.57%) Windows Server
11 11 (26.19%) Cisco Certification
12 9 (21.43%) Six Sigma

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 12 (28.57%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 4 (9.52%) Microsoft Excel
1 4 (9.52%) Microsoft Office
1 4 (9.52%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Cloud Services
1 3 (7.14%) Amazon AWS
1 3 (7.14%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (2.38%) Office 365
2 1 (2.38%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 17 (40.48%) Firewall
2 14 (33.33%) SSL
3 12 (28.57%) IPsec
3 12 (28.57%) LAN
3 12 (28.57%) SAN
3 12 (28.57%) VoIP
3 12 (28.57%) WAN
4 6 (14.29%) SMS
5 4 (9.52%) Network Security
6 2 (4.76%) VPN
7 1 (2.38%) Intrusion Detection
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (28.57%) SQL Server
General
1 17 (40.48%) Finance
2 3 (7.14%) Retail
3 1 (2.38%) Law
3 1 (2.38%) Legal
Job Titles
1 14 (33.33%) Analyst
2 11 (26.19%) Architect
2 11 (26.19%) Support Analyst
3 8 (19.05%) 3rd Line Support
3 8 (19.05%) 3rd Line Support Analyst
3 8 (19.05%) Security Manager
4 7 (16.67%) Network Analyst
5 6 (14.29%) IT Manager
5 6 (14.29%) Lead Architect
5 6 (14.29%) Network Support
5 6 (14.29%) Network Support Analyst
6 5 (11.90%) Auditor
6 5 (11.90%) IT Auditor
6 5 (11.90%) IT Security Manager
6 5 (11.90%) Solutions Architect
7 2 (4.76%) Cybersecurity Manager
7 2 (4.76%) Information Manager
7 2 (4.76%) Information Security Manager
7 2 (4.76%) IT Architect
8 1 (2.38%) Head of Information
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (9.52%) Web Services
2 3 (7.14%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 8 (19.05%) Management Information System
2 7 (16.67%) Computer Science
3 6 (14.29%) Analytical Skills
4 3 (7.14%) Cyberattack
5 2 (4.76%) Cyberthreat
5 2 (4.76%) Public Cloud
6 1 (2.38%) Data Centre
Operating Systems
1 15 (35.71%) Windows
2 12 (28.57%) Windows Server
2 12 (28.57%) Windows Server 2003
3 3 (7.14%) Linux
3 3 (7.14%) Unix
4 2 (4.76%) Kali Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 34 (80.95%) ITIL
2 22 (52.38%) PRINCE2
3 18 (42.86%) IT Strategy
3 18 (42.86%) Stakeholder Management
4 16 (38.10%) Project Management
5 14 (33.33%) TOGAF
6 13 (30.95%) Business Continuity
6 13 (30.95%) Disaster Recovery
7 12 (28.57%) Network Design
7 12 (28.57%) Translating Business Requirements
8 9 (21.43%) BCP
8 9 (21.43%) Business Continuity Planning
8 9 (21.43%) Contingency Planning
8 9 (21.43%) Information Security
8 9 (21.43%) Six Sigma
9 8 (19.05%) SDLC
10 7 (16.67%) Enterprise Architecture
10 7 (16.67%) Problem Management
11 6 (14.29%) Continuous Improvement
11 6 (14.29%) Software Engineering
Programming Languages
1 3 (7.14%) C
1 3 (7.14%) C#
1 3 (7.14%) C++
1 3 (7.14%) Java
1 3 (7.14%) PHP
1 3 (7.14%) SQL
Qualifications
1 11 (26.19%) Cisco Certification
2 9 (21.43%) CCNA
2 9 (21.43%) MCSE
2 9 (21.43%) Microsoft Certification
3 5 (11.90%) CISA
3 5 (11.90%) CISSP
4 3 (7.14%) CISM
5 2 (4.76%) (ISC)2 CCSP
5 2 (4.76%) CCSP
5 2 (4.76%) CREST Certified
5 2 (4.76%) SSCP
6 1 (2.38%) CompTIA Security+
6 1 (2.38%) Degree
6 1 (2.38%) ISEB
6 1 (2.38%) ISEB Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 21 (50.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 9 (21.43%) PMO
3 4 (9.52%) PCI DSS
4 3 (7.14%) GDPR
4 3 (7.14%) GPG13
4 3 (7.14%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
5 1 (2.38%) Cyber Essentials
5 1 (2.38%) NIST 800
System Software
1 12 (28.57%) Active Directory
1 12 (28.57%) VMware ESXi
1 12 (28.57%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 2 (4.76%) Nessus
2 1 (2.38%) Host Intrusion Detection System
Vendors
1 15 (35.71%) VMware
2 7 (16.67%) Microsoft
3 1 (2.38%) Cisco
3 1 (2.38%) Software AG
3 1 (2.38%) webMethods