Period
to 26 April 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 26 April 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
26 Apr 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 265 293 273
Rank change year-on-year +28 -20 +23
Permanent jobs citing COBIT 47 18 61
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands 0.49% 0.19% 0.52%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 3.66% 1.32% 3.94%
Number of salaries quoted 45 40 60
West Midlands median annual salary £42,500 £60,000 £58,750
Median salary % change year-on-year -29.17% +2.13% +17.50%
10th Percentile £37,500 £60,000 £32,500
90th Percentile £72,500 £88,125 £72,750
England median annual salary £65,000 £62,500 £60,000
% change year-on-year +4.00% +4.17% -7.69%

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 1,283 1,359 1,547
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands 13.32% 14.08% 13.29%
Number of salaries quoted 956 985 1,141
West Midlands median annual salary £45,000 £42,500 £41,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.88% +2.41% +3.75%
10th Percentile £25,000 £25,250 £25,000
90th Percentile £67,500 £64,350 £66,250
England median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £48,000
% change year-on-year +5.26% -1.04% +6.67%

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 26 April 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 26 April 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 +9 25 £40,000 -33.33% 1
Warwickshire - 10 £65,000 - 2
Coventry -15 9 £70,000 +16.67%
Worcestershire - 3 £45,500 -
COBIT
England

For the 6 months to 26 April 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 39 (82.98%) ITIL
2 29 (61.70%) PRINCE2
3 26 (55.32%) Firewall
4 25 (53.19%) Finance
4 25 (53.19%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 24 (51.06%) Stakeholder Management
5 24 (51.06%) VMware
6 23 (48.94%) Project Management
6 23 (48.94%) Windows
6 23 (48.94%) IT Strategy
7 22 (46.81%) SSL
8 21 (44.68%) MS Exchange
8 21 (44.68%) Business Continuity
9 20 (42.55%) Network Design
9 20 (42.55%) VMware Infrastructure
9 20 (42.55%) VMware ESXi
9 20 (42.55%) SQL Server
9 20 (42.55%) Active Directory
9 20 (42.55%) LAN
9 20 (42.55%) VoIP
9 20 (42.55%) WAN
9 20 (42.55%) SAN
9 20 (42.55%) Windows Server 2003
9 20 (42.55%) IPsec
9 20 (42.55%) Disaster Recovery
9 20 (42.55%) Translating Business Requirements
9 20 (42.55%) Windows Server
10 14 (29.79%) TOGAF
11 8 (17.02%) CISA
11 8 (17.02%) Risk Management

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 21 (44.68%) MS Exchange
2 1 (2.13%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 3 (6.38%) Microsoft Excel
1 3 (6.38%) Microsoft Office
1 3 (6.38%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Cloud Services
1 2 (4.26%) Amazon AWS
1 2 (4.26%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (2.13%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 26 (55.32%) Firewall
2 22 (46.81%) SSL
3 20 (42.55%) IPsec
3 20 (42.55%) LAN
3 20 (42.55%) SAN
3 20 (42.55%) VoIP
3 20 (42.55%) WAN
4 4 (8.51%) Network Security
5 3 (6.38%) SMS
6 2 (4.26%) Intrusion Detection
6 2 (4.26%) VPN
7 1 (2.13%) IP Telephony
7 1 (2.13%) Skype
Database & Business Intelligence
1 20 (42.55%) SQL Server
2 1 (2.13%) Data Warehouse
General
1 25 (53.19%) Finance
2 1 (2.13%) Law
2 1 (2.13%) Legal
Job Titles
1 20 (42.55%) Analyst
1 20 (42.55%) Support Analyst
2 18 (38.30%) Network Analyst
2 18 (38.30%) Network Support
2 18 (38.30%) Network Support Analyst
3 11 (23.40%) Architect
4 9 (19.15%) IT Manager
5 6 (12.77%) Security Manager
6 4 (8.51%) Auditor
6 4 (8.51%) IT Auditor
6 4 (8.51%) IT Risk Manager
6 4 (8.51%) IT Security Manager
6 4 (8.51%) Risk Manager
6 4 (8.51%) Senior IT Manager
6 4 (8.51%) Senior Manager
6 4 (8.51%) Senior Risk Manager
6 4 (8.51%) Solutions Architect
7 3 (6.38%) Lead Architect
8 2 (4.26%) 3rd Line Support Analyst
8 2 (4.26%) IT Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (6.38%) Middleware
2 2 (4.26%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 6 (12.77%) Analytical Skills
2 5 (10.64%) Management Information System
3 4 (8.51%) Computer Science
4 3 (6.38%) Cyberattack
5 2 (4.26%) Cyberthreat
5 2 (4.26%) Public Cloud
6 1 (2.13%) Data Centre
6 1 (2.13%) Self-Motivation
Operating Systems
1 23 (48.94%) Windows
2 20 (42.55%) Windows Server
2 20 (42.55%) Windows Server 2003
3 3 (6.38%) Linux
3 3 (6.38%) Unix
4 2 (4.26%) Kali Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 39 (82.98%) ITIL
2 29 (61.70%) PRINCE2
3 24 (51.06%) Stakeholder Management
4 23 (48.94%) IT Strategy
4 23 (48.94%) Project Management
5 21 (44.68%) Business Continuity
6 20 (42.55%) Disaster Recovery
6 20 (42.55%) Network Design
6 20 (42.55%) Translating Business Requirements
7 14 (29.79%) TOGAF
8 8 (17.02%) Risk Management
9 7 (14.89%) SDLC
10 6 (12.77%) Information Security
11 5 (10.64%) Incident Management
11 5 (10.64%) IT Audit
11 5 (10.64%) Mentoring
11 5 (10.64%) SIEM
12 4 (8.51%) Compliance Management
12 4 (8.51%) Continuous Improvement
12 4 (8.51%) Enterprise Architecture
Programming Languages
1 5 (10.64%) SQL
2 3 (6.38%) C
2 3 (6.38%) C#
2 3 (6.38%) C++
2 3 (6.38%) Java
2 3 (6.38%) PHP
Qualifications
1 8 (17.02%) CISA
2 5 (10.64%) CISSP
3 4 (8.51%) Cisco Certification
3 4 (8.51%) CRISC
4 3 (6.38%) CISM
4 3 (6.38%) Degree
4 3 (6.38%) TOGAF Certification
5 2 (4.26%) (ISC)2 CCSP
5 2 (4.26%) CCNA
5 2 (4.26%) CCSP
5 2 (4.26%) CREST Certified
5 2 (4.26%) ISEB
5 2 (4.26%) MCSE
5 2 (4.26%) Microsoft Certification
5 2 (4.26%) SSCP
6 1 (2.13%) CompTIA Security+
6 1 (2.13%) ISEB Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 25 (53.19%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 6 (12.77%) PMO
3 3 (6.38%) GPG13
3 3 (6.38%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
4 1 (2.13%) BS25999
4 1 (2.13%) COSO
4 1 (2.13%) Data Quality
4 1 (2.13%) ISO 22301
4 1 (2.13%) ISO 31000
System Software
1 20 (42.55%) Active Directory
1 20 (42.55%) VMware ESXi
1 20 (42.55%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (2.13%) VMware NSX
Systems Management
1 2 (4.26%) Nessus
2 1 (2.13%) Host Intrusion Detection System
Vendors
1 24 (51.06%) VMware
2 5 (10.64%) Microsoft
3 2 (4.26%) Cisco
3 2 (4.26%) Oracle
4 1 (2.13%) Citrix