Period
to 22 September 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in the West Midlands with a requirement for IT Audit skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited IT Audit over the 6 months to 22 September 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

IT Auditing
England > West Midlands
6 months to
22 Sep 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 279 313 277
Rank change year-on-year +34 -36 +36
Permanent jobs citing IT Audit 18 19 62
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands 0.21% 0.19% 0.52%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.23% 0.21% 0.57%
Number of salaries quoted 11 18 36
West Midlands median annual salary £65,000 £53,750 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +20.93% +7.50% -9.09%
10th Percentile £31,250 £43,192 £35,000
90th Percentile £67,500 £65,250 £63,500
England median annual salary £60,000 £52,500 £54,000
% change year-on-year +14.29% -2.78% -1.82%

IT 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 7,876 9,083 10,808
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands 90.27% 91.30% 90.45%
Number of salaries quoted 6,027 7,470 8,462
West Midlands median annual salary £44,000 £40,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +10.00% - -
10th Percentile £26,000 £25,750 £24,025
90th Percentile £67,500 £63,750 £64,000
England median annual salary £50,100 £50,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year +0.20% - +5.26%

IT Audit
Job Vacancy Trend in the West Midlands

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

Job vacancy trend for IT Audit in the West Midlands

IT Audit
Salary Trend in the West Midlands

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

Salary trend for IT Audit in the West Midlands

IT Audit
Salary Histogram in the West Midlands

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing IT Audit in the West Midlands over the 6 months to 22 September 2018.

Salary histogram for IT Audit in the West Midlands

IT 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 IT Audit within the West Midlands region over the 6 months to 22 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 +8 16 £65,000 +34.02% 1
Solihull - 1 £33,500 -
IT Audit
England

For the 6 months to 22 September 2018, IT jobs citing IT 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 IT Audit.

1 15 (83.33%) CISA
2 14 (77.78%) Information Security
3 11 (61.11%) Risk Management
3 11 (61.11%) CISSP
4 10 (55.56%) ITIL Certification
4 10 (55.56%) ITIL
4 10 (55.56%) CISM
4 10 (55.56%) Data Security
4 10 (55.56%) Management Information System
4 10 (55.56%) Cryptography
4 10 (55.56%) IT Governance
4 10 (55.56%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 10 (55.56%) ISO/IEC 20000
4 10 (55.56%) PCI DSS
4 10 (55.56%) Continuous Improvement
4 10 (55.56%) Risk Assessment
4 10 (55.56%) Data Centre
4 10 (55.56%) Continuous Improvement Process
4 10 (55.56%) Cyber Essentials
4 10 (55.56%) Cyber Essentials PLUS
5 7 (38.89%) Sentinel
5 7 (38.89%) SC Cleared
5 7 (38.89%) Security Cleared
5 7 (38.89%) ITIL V3
5 7 (38.89%) SIEM
5 7 (38.89%) Video Conferencing
5 7 (38.89%) Data Protection
5 7 (38.89%) QA
5 7 (38.89%) Problem Management
5 7 (38.89%) assyst

IT 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:

Application Platforms
1 1 (5.56%) SAS
Applications
1 1 (5.56%) Microsoft Excel
Business Applications
1 7 (38.89%) assyst
1 7 (38.89%) Sentinel
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (5.56%) Power BI
General
1 3 (16.67%) Finance
Job Titles
1 7 (38.89%) Compliance Officer
1 7 (38.89%) Information Officer
1 7 (38.89%) Information Security Compliance Officer
1 7 (38.89%) Information Security Officer
1 7 (38.89%) Security Compliance Officer
1 7 (38.89%) Security Officer
2 5 (27.78%) Audit Manager
2 5 (27.78%) IT Audit Manager
2 5 (27.78%) IT Manager
3 3 (16.67%) Analyst
3 3 (16.67%) Compliance Analyst
3 3 (16.67%) Information Analyst
3 3 (16.67%) Information Security Analyst
3 3 (16.67%) Security Analyst
3 3 (16.67%) Security Compliance Analyst
4 1 (5.56%) Consultant
4 1 (5.56%) Data Manager
4 1 (5.56%) IT Risk Manager
4 1 (5.56%) Risk Manager
4 1 (5.56%) Technology Risk Manager
Miscellaneous
1 10 (55.56%) Data Centre
1 10 (55.56%) Management Information System
2 7 (38.89%) Analytical Skills
2 7 (38.89%) CESG
2 7 (38.89%) Freedom of Information
2 7 (38.89%) Video Conferencing
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (77.78%) Information Security
2 11 (61.11%) Risk Management
3 10 (55.56%) Continuous Improvement
3 10 (55.56%) Continuous Improvement Process
3 10 (55.56%) Cryptography
3 10 (55.56%) Data Security
3 10 (55.56%) IT Governance
3 10 (55.56%) ITIL
3 10 (55.56%) Risk Assessment
4 7 (38.89%) Change Management
4 7 (38.89%) Configuration Management
4 7 (38.89%) Data Protection
4 7 (38.89%) Incident Management
4 7 (38.89%) ITIL V3
4 7 (38.89%) Problem Management
4 7 (38.89%) Problem-Solving
4 7 (38.89%) Service Delivery
4 7 (38.89%) Service Management
4 7 (38.89%) SIEM
5 5 (27.78%) Data Analytics
Programming Languages
1 1 (5.56%) SQL
1 1 (5.56%) VBA
Qualifications
1 15 (83.33%) CISA
2 11 (61.11%) CISSP
3 10 (55.56%) CISM
3 10 (55.56%) ITIL Certification
4 7 (38.89%) SC Cleared
4 7 (38.89%) Security Cleared
5 1 (5.56%) QiCA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (55.56%) Cyber Essentials
1 10 (55.56%) Cyber Essentials PLUS
1 10 (55.56%) ISO/IEC 20000
1 10 (55.56%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 10 (55.56%) PCI DSS
2 7 (38.89%) QA
3 2 (11.11%) GDPR
Vendors
1 1 (5.56%) Tableau