Period
to 27 May 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 27 May 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

IT Auditing
England > West Midlands
6 months to
27 May 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 292 285 291
Rank change year-on-year -7 +6 +12
Permanent jobs citing IT Audit 15 28 60
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands 0.16% 0.29% 0.50%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.18% 0.32% 0.56%
Number of salaries quoted 10 18 42
West Midlands median annual salary £57,500 £57,500 £48,250
Median salary % change year-on-year - +19.17% -8.10%
10th Percentile £41,250 £43,500 £29,500
90th Percentile £145,000 £65,250 £67,500
England median annual salary £55,000 £60,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year -8.33% +20.00% -9.09%

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 8,416 8,830 10,794
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands 89.66% 90.51% 89.54%
Number of salaries quoted 6,431 7,214 8,630
West Midlands median annual salary £42,500 £40,500 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +4.94% -4.71% +6.25%
10th Percentile £26,250 £25,750 £25,000
90th Percentile £67,500 £62,500 £65,000
England median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £48,000
% change year-on-year - +4.17% +1.05%

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 27 May 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 27 May 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 -11 9 £110,000 +109.52% 1
Warwickshire +17 5 £42,500 -5.56%
IT Audit
England

For the 6 months to 27 May 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 10 (66.67%) CISA
2 8 (53.33%) Analytical Skills
3 7 (46.67%) ITIL
4 5 (33.33%) CISSP
4 5 (33.33%) Finance
4 5 (33.33%) COBIT
5 4 (26.67%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 4 (26.67%) Microsoft PowerPoint
5 4 (26.67%) Incident Management
5 4 (26.67%) Information Security
5 4 (26.67%) ITIL V3
5 4 (26.67%) Problem Management
5 4 (26.67%) PCI DSS
5 4 (26.67%) Risk Management
5 4 (26.67%) Microsoft Excel
5 4 (26.67%) Microsoft
5 4 (26.67%) CISM
5 4 (26.67%) Microsoft Office
5 4 (26.67%) Service Management
5 4 (26.67%) Service Delivery
5 4 (26.67%) Change Management
5 4 (26.67%) Data Centre
6 3 (20.00%) Cyber Essentials
6 3 (20.00%) Cyber Essentials PLUS
6 3 (20.00%) Creative Thinking
6 3 (20.00%) Continuous Improvement Process
6 3 (20.00%) Problem-Solving
6 3 (20.00%) Data Security
6 3 (20.00%) ITIL Certification
6 3 (20.00%) Configuration Management

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:

Applications
1 4 (26.67%) Microsoft Excel
1 4 (26.67%) Microsoft Office
1 4 (26.67%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 3 (20.00%) assyst
1 3 (20.00%) Sentinel
General
1 5 (33.33%) Finance
2 1 (6.67%) Legal
Job Titles
1 5 (33.33%) Auditor
1 5 (33.33%) IT Auditor
2 4 (26.67%) IT Manager
3 3 (20.00%) Compliance Officer
3 3 (20.00%) Information Officer
3 3 (20.00%) Information Security Compliance Officer
3 3 (20.00%) Information Security Officer
3 3 (20.00%) IT Director
3 3 (20.00%) IT Risk Manager
3 3 (20.00%) Risk Manager
3 3 (20.00%) Security Compliance Officer
3 3 (20.00%) Security Officer
4 2 (13.33%) Technology Risk Manager
5 1 (6.67%) Compliance Manager
5 1 (6.67%) IT Audit Manager
5 1 (6.67%) IT Security Manager
5 1 (6.67%) IT Services Manager
5 1 (6.67%) Security Compliance Manager
5 1 (6.67%) Security Manager
5 1 (6.67%) Senior Risk Manager
Miscellaneous
1 8 (53.33%) Analytical Skills
2 4 (26.67%) Data Centre
3 3 (20.00%) CESG
3 3 (20.00%) Freedom of Information
3 3 (20.00%) Management Information System
3 3 (20.00%) Video Conferencing
4 1 (6.67%) iSeries
4 1 (6.67%) Mainframe
4 1 (6.67%) Self-Motivation
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (46.67%) ITIL
2 4 (26.67%) Change Management
2 4 (26.67%) Incident Management
2 4 (26.67%) Information Security
2 4 (26.67%) ITIL V3
2 4 (26.67%) Problem Management
2 4 (26.67%) Risk Management
2 4 (26.67%) Service Delivery
2 4 (26.67%) Service Management
3 3 (20.00%) Configuration Management
3 3 (20.00%) Continuous Improvement
3 3 (20.00%) Continuous Improvement Process
3 3 (20.00%) Creative Thinking
3 3 (20.00%) Cryptography
3 3 (20.00%) Data Protection
3 3 (20.00%) Data Security
3 3 (20.00%) IT Governance
3 3 (20.00%) Problem-Solving
3 3 (20.00%) Risk Assessment
3 3 (20.00%) SIEM
Qualifications
1 10 (66.67%) CISA
2 5 (33.33%) CISSP
3 4 (26.67%) CISM
4 3 (20.00%) ITIL Certification
4 3 (20.00%) SC Cleared
4 3 (20.00%) Security Cleared
5 1 (6.67%) QiCA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (33.33%) COBIT
2 4 (26.67%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 4 (26.67%) PCI DSS
3 3 (20.00%) Cyber Essentials
3 3 (20.00%) Cyber Essentials PLUS
3 3 (20.00%) ISO/IEC 20000
3 3 (20.00%) QA
4 2 (13.33%) GDPR
5 1 (6.67%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
Vendors
1 4 (26.67%) Microsoft