Period
to 11 December 2019

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in the West Midlands with a requirement for Internal Audit skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited Internal Audit over the 6 months to 11 December 2019 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Internal Auditing
England > West Midlands
6 months to
11 Dec 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 231 234 301
Rank change year-on-year +3 +67 +9
Permanent jobs citing Internal Audit 32 65 16
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands 0.44% 0.79% 0.16%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.48% 0.87% 0.17%
Number of salaries quoted 22 13 13
West Midlands median annual salary £45,000 £50,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -10.00% +11.11% +5.88%
10th Percentile £41,305 £33,950 £32,000
90th Percentile £65,000 £58,750 £50,250
England median annual salary £56,302 £57,500 £57,500
% change year-on-year -2.08% - -

Internal Audit is in the Processes and Methodologies 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 process or methodology skills.

All Process and Methodology Skills
West Midlands
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for process or methodology skills 6,666 7,499 9,210
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands 92.06% 91.48% 91.46%
Number of salaries quoted 5,360 5,684 7,440
West Midlands median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +12.50% -3.42%
10th Percentile £26,750 £26,250 £25,000
90th Percentile £71,250 £70,000 £65,000
England median annual salary £52,500 £52,500 £50,000
% change year-on-year - +5.00% -

Internal Audit
Job Vacancy Trend in the West Midlands

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

Job vacancy trend for Internal Audit in the West Midlands

Internal Audit
Salary Trend in the West Midlands

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Internal Audit in the West Midlands.

Salary trend for Internal Audit in the West Midlands

Internal Audit
Salary Histogram in the West Midlands

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Internal Audit in the West Midlands over the 6 months to 11 December 2019.

Salary histogram for Internal Audit in the West Midlands

Internal Audit
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 Internal Audit within the West Midlands region over the 6 months to 11 December 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 - 16 £45,000 - 1
Birmingham +19 11 £45,000 -21.74% 1
Staffordshire -5 3 £60,000 +20.00% 1
Shropshire - 1 £55,000 - 1
Internal Audit
England

For the 6 months to 11 December 2019, IT jobs citing Internal Audit 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 Internal Audit.

1 17 (53.13%) CISA
1 17 (53.13%) Information Security
1 17 (53.13%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 12 (37.50%) Risk Management
3 10 (31.25%) ISMS
3 10 (31.25%) SC Cleared
3 10 (31.25%) Security Cleared
4 9 (28.13%) Business Development
4 9 (28.13%) IT Audit
4 9 (28.13%) Legal
5 8 (25.00%) Business Continuity
5 8 (25.00%) Data Security
5 8 (25.00%) CISSP
5 8 (25.00%) Analytical Skills
6 7 (21.88%) Root Cause Analysis
6 7 (21.88%) Cybersecurity
6 7 (21.88%) Incident Management
6 7 (21.88%) BC Cleared
6 7 (21.88%) Internet
6 7 (21.88%) IRCA
6 7 (21.88%) Risk Assessment
6 7 (21.88%) Remediation Plan
6 7 (21.88%) Collaborative Working
6 7 (21.88%) Public Sector
7 6 (18.75%) Finance
7 6 (18.75%) Microsoft
7 6 (18.75%) Microsoft Office
7 6 (18.75%) Microsoft Excel
8 5 (15.63%) GAP Analysis
8 5 (15.63%) Microsoft PowerPoint

Internal Audit
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:

Applications
1 6 (18.75%) Microsoft Excel
1 6 (18.75%) Microsoft Office
2 5 (15.63%) Microsoft PowerPoint
3 1 (3.13%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 3 (9.38%) SAP CO
1 3 (9.38%) SAP FI
1 3 (9.38%) SAP FI/CO
Cloud Services
1 1 (3.13%) Azure
1 1 (3.13%) IaaS
1 1 (3.13%) PaaS
1 1 (3.13%) Power Platform
1 1 (3.13%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 7 (21.88%) Internet
2 3 (9.38%) TCP/IP
3 2 (6.25%) Firewall
4 1 (3.13%) Intrusion Detection
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (3.13%) Power BI
General
1 9 (28.13%) Legal
2 7 (21.88%) Public Sector
3 6 (18.75%) Finance
4 2 (6.25%) Automotive
5 1 (3.13%) Back Office
5 1 (3.13%) Manufacturing
5 1 (3.13%) Marketing
5 1 (3.13%) Retail
Job Titles
1 14 (43.75%) Analyst
2 9 (28.13%) Auditor
2 9 (28.13%) Risk Analyst
3 8 (25.00%) Information Analyst
3 8 (25.00%) Information Security Analyst
3 8 (25.00%) Security Analyst
4 7 (21.88%) Consultant
4 7 (21.88%) Information Risk Analyst
4 7 (21.88%) Security Risk Analyst
5 6 (18.75%) IT Auditor
6 5 (15.63%) Security Consultant
7 3 (9.38%) Business Analyst
7 3 (9.38%) Internal Auditor
7 3 (9.38%) IT Consultant
7 3 (9.38%) IT Security Consultant
8 2 (6.25%) Information Assurance Auditor
8 2 (6.25%) Information Assurance Consultant
8 2 (6.25%) Information Assurance Practitioner
8 2 (6.25%) SAP Analyst
8 2 (6.25%) SAP FI/CO Business Analyst
Miscellaneous
1 8 (25.00%) Analytical Skills
2 5 (15.63%) Self-Motivation
3 3 (9.38%) Cyberattack
3 3 (9.38%) Cyberthreat
3 3 (9.38%) Management Information System
4 2 (6.25%) Data Protection Act
5 1 (3.13%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 3 (9.38%) Linux
1 3 (9.38%) Unix
1 3 (9.38%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 17 (53.13%) Information Security
2 12 (37.50%) Risk Management
3 10 (31.25%) ISMS
4 9 (28.13%) Business Development
4 9 (28.13%) IT Audit
5 8 (25.00%) Business Continuity
5 8 (25.00%) Data Security
6 7 (21.88%) Collaborative Working
6 7 (21.88%) Cybersecurity
6 7 (21.88%) Incident Management
6 7 (21.88%) Remediation Plan
6 7 (21.88%) Risk Assessment
6 7 (21.88%) Root Cause Analysis
7 5 (15.63%) GAP Analysis
7 5 (15.63%) SIEM
8 4 (12.50%) Data Protection
8 4 (12.50%) Information Assurance
9 3 (9.38%) Data Migration
9 3 (9.38%) Information Security Management
9 3 (9.38%) Translating Business Requirements
Programming Languages
1 1 (3.13%) Java
1 1 (3.13%) Perl
1 1 (3.13%) PowerShell
1 1 (3.13%) Python
Qualifications
1 17 (53.13%) CISA
2 10 (31.25%) SC Cleared
2 10 (31.25%) Security Cleared
3 8 (25.00%) CISSP
4 7 (21.88%) BC Cleared
4 7 (21.88%) IRCA
5 3 (9.38%) CASP
5 3 (9.38%) CISM
5 3 (9.38%) SANS
5 3 (9.38%) SSCP
6 2 (6.25%) CESG Certified Professional
7 1 (3.13%) CompTIA Security+
7 1 (3.13%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 17 (53.13%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 5 (15.63%) Cyber Essentials
3 4 (12.50%) GDPR
3 4 (12.50%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
4 3 (9.38%) NCSC
4 3 (9.38%) NIST
4 3 (9.38%) PCI DSS
5 2 (6.25%) COBIT
5 2 (6.25%) HMG Security Policy Framework
Systems Management
1 3 (9.38%) QRadar
Vendors
1 6 (18.75%) Microsoft
2 3 (9.38%) ArcSight
2 3 (9.38%) McAfee
2 3 (9.38%) NetWitness
2 3 (9.38%) SAP
2 3 (9.38%) Splunk
3 1 (3.13%) Cisco