Period
to 14 November 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 14 November 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
14 Nov 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 280 297 301
Rank change year-on-year +17 +4 +1
Permanent jobs citing COBIT 22 31 34
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands 0.26% 0.30% 0.29%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 1.48% 2.31% 2.01%
Number of salaries quoted 17 29 31
West Midlands median annual salary £47,500 £45,000 £57,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.56% -21.74% +4.55%
10th Percentile £37,500 £36,250 £37,500
90th Percentile £74,500 £72,500 £87,500
England median annual salary £62,500 £67,500 £62,500
% change year-on-year -7.41% +8.00% -

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 1,485 1,341 1,692
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands 17.39% 13.13% 14.63%
Number of salaries quoted 877 1,025 1,110
West Midlands median annual salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.88% - +6.25%
10th Percentile £26,312 £23,500 £25,500
90th Percentile £64,733 £71,500 £70,000
England median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £50,000

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 14 November 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 14 November 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 +3 10 £40,000 -3.03%
Warwickshire +40 6 £65,000 +13.04%
Coventry +6 3 £47,500 -32.14%
Shropshire - 1 - -
Worcestershire - 1 £55,000 -
COBIT
England

For the 6 months to 14 November 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 17 (77.27%) ITIL
2 13 (59.09%) Finance
3 12 (54.55%) PRINCE2
4 11 (50.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 9 (40.91%) Stakeholder Management
6 7 (31.82%) Project Management
6 7 (31.82%) Firewall
7 6 (27.27%) SAN
7 6 (27.27%) Windows Server 2003
7 6 (27.27%) Windows
7 6 (27.27%) MS Exchange
7 6 (27.27%) LAN
7 6 (27.27%) VoIP
7 6 (27.27%) WAN
7 6 (27.27%) SSL
7 6 (27.27%) SQL Server
7 6 (27.27%) Active Directory
7 6 (27.27%) VMware
7 6 (27.27%) Disaster Recovery
7 6 (27.27%) IPsec
7 6 (27.27%) Business Continuity
7 6 (27.27%) Network Design
7 6 (27.27%) VMware Infrastructure
7 6 (27.27%) VMware ESXi
7 6 (27.27%) Translating Business Requirements
7 6 (27.27%) Windows Server
7 6 (27.27%) IT Strategy
8 5 (22.73%) Risk Management
9 4 (18.18%) CISA
9 4 (18.18%) CISSP

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 6 (27.27%) MS Exchange
2 2 (9.09%) SharePoint
Cloud Services
1 3 (13.64%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (4.55%) Office 365
2 1 (4.55%) OneDrive
Communications & Networking
1 7 (31.82%) Firewall
2 6 (27.27%) IPsec
2 6 (27.27%) LAN
2 6 (27.27%) SAN
2 6 (27.27%) SSL
2 6 (27.27%) VoIP
2 6 (27.27%) WAN
3 1 (4.55%) Intrusion Detection
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (27.27%) SQL Server
General
1 13 (59.09%) Finance
2 3 (13.64%) Banking
Job Titles
1 10 (45.45%) Analyst
2 6 (27.27%) Support Analyst
3 5 (22.73%) 3rd Line Infrastructure Support
3 5 (22.73%) 3rd Line Infrastructure Support Analyst
3 5 (22.73%) 3rd Line Support
3 5 (22.73%) 3rd Line Support Analyst
3 5 (22.73%) Infrastructure Analyst
3 5 (22.73%) Infrastructure Support
3 5 (22.73%) Infrastructure Support Analyst
4 4 (18.18%) Architect
4 4 (18.18%) IT Analyst
4 4 (18.18%) IT Architect
4 4 (18.18%) Risk Manager
5 3 (13.64%) Risk Officer
6 2 (9.09%) Application Integration Engineer
6 2 (9.09%) Applications Engineer
6 2 (9.09%) Information Risk Manager
6 2 (9.09%) Operational Risk Manager
6 2 (9.09%) Security Analyst
6 2 (9.09%) Senior IT Security Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (9.09%) Middleware
1 2 (9.09%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 2 (9.09%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (4.55%) Management Information System
2 1 (4.55%) Taxonomies
Operating Systems
1 6 (27.27%) Windows
1 6 (27.27%) Windows Server
1 6 (27.27%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 17 (77.27%) ITIL
2 12 (54.55%) PRINCE2
3 9 (40.91%) Stakeholder Management
4 7 (31.82%) Project Management
5 6 (27.27%) Business Continuity
5 6 (27.27%) Disaster Recovery
5 6 (27.27%) IT Strategy
5 6 (27.27%) Network Design
5 6 (27.27%) Translating Business Requirements
6 5 (22.73%) Risk Management
7 4 (18.18%) Information Security
7 4 (18.18%) TOGAF
8 3 (13.64%) Cybersecurity
8 3 (13.64%) IT Governance
8 3 (13.64%) Security Testing
9 2 (9.09%) Change Control
9 2 (9.09%) Cyber Threat Intelligence
9 2 (9.09%) SIEM
9 2 (9.09%) Vulnerability Management
9 2 (9.09%) Vulnerability Scanning
Qualifications
1 4 (18.18%) CISA
1 4 (18.18%) CISSP
1 4 (18.18%) CRISC
2 3 (13.64%) CompTIA Security+
3 2 (9.09%) (ISC)2 CCSP
3 2 (9.09%) CCSP
3 2 (9.09%) CEH
3 2 (9.09%) Cisco Certification
3 2 (9.09%) Degree
4 1 (4.55%) CGEIT
4 1 (4.55%) CISM
4 1 (4.55%) CISMP
4 1 (4.55%) ISEB
4 1 (4.55%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (50.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 1 (4.55%) COSO
2 1 (4.55%) QA
System Software
1 6 (27.27%) Active Directory
1 6 (27.27%) VMware ESXi
1 6 (27.27%) VMware Infrastructure
Vendors
1 6 (27.27%) VMware
2 2 (9.09%) Microsoft
3 1 (4.55%) IBM