Period
to 21 February 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 21 February 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

IT Auditing
England > West Midlands
6 months to
21 Feb 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 307 276 306
Rank change year-on-year -31 +30 -8
Permanent jobs citing IT Audit 13 31 21
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands 0.13% 0.30% 0.19%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.15% 0.33% 0.22%
Number of salaries quoted 11 13 21
West Midlands median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £50,000
10th Percentile £41,250 £45,000 £29,500
90th Percentile £145,000 £68,799 £71,250
England median annual salary £50,000 £60,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year -16.67% +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 8,702 9,314 9,580
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands 88.26% 90.07% 87.93%
Number of salaries quoted 6,793 7,317 7,961
West Midlands median annual salary £42,000 £41,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +2.44% -3.53% +6.25%
10th Percentile £25,000 £25,500 £25,250
90th Percentile £67,500 £62,500 £65,000
England median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £47,500
% change year-on-year - +5.26% +5.56%

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 21 February 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 21 February 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
Warwickshire +6 6 £42,500 -5.56% 1
Birmingham -9 5 £57,500 - 2
Staffordshire - 1 £52,500 -
IT Audit
England

For the 6 months to 21 February 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 9 (69.23%) CISA
2 7 (53.85%) Analytical Skills
3 6 (46.15%) COBIT
4 5 (38.46%) Microsoft Office
4 5 (38.46%) ITIL
4 5 (38.46%) Finance
4 5 (38.46%) Microsoft Excel
4 5 (38.46%) Microsoft
4 5 (38.46%) Microsoft PowerPoint
5 3 (23.08%) CISSP
5 3 (23.08%) Information Security
6 2 (15.38%) Legal
6 2 (15.38%) CISM
6 2 (15.38%) ISO/IEC 27001
6 2 (15.38%) Internal Audit
6 2 (15.38%) Creative Thinking
6 2 (15.38%) PCI DSS
6 2 (15.38%) Line Management
7 1 (7.69%) Computer Science
7 1 (7.69%) Problem Management
7 1 (7.69%) HIPAA
7 1 (7.69%) iSeries
7 1 (7.69%) Capacity Planning
7 1 (7.69%) ITIL V3
7 1 (7.69%) Portfolio Management
7 1 (7.69%) Process Improvement
7 1 (7.69%) Information Security Governance
7 1 (7.69%) Demand Management
7 1 (7.69%) Root Cause Analysis
7 1 (7.69%) Service Continuity 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 5 (38.46%) Microsoft Excel
1 5 (38.46%) Microsoft Office
1 5 (38.46%) Microsoft PowerPoint
General
1 5 (38.46%) Finance
2 2 (15.38%) Legal
Job Titles
1 6 (46.15%) Auditor
1 6 (46.15%) IT Auditor
2 3 (23.08%) IT Manager
3 2 (15.38%) IT Director
3 2 (15.38%) IT Risk Manager
3 2 (15.38%) Risk Manager
3 2 (15.38%) Security Manager
4 1 (7.69%) Audit Manager
4 1 (7.69%) Compliance Analyst
4 1 (7.69%) Compliance Manager
4 1 (7.69%) Governance Manager
4 1 (7.69%) Information Governance Manager
4 1 (7.69%) Information Manager
4 1 (7.69%) Information Security Manager
4 1 (7.69%) IT Audit Manager
4 1 (7.69%) IT Security Manager
4 1 (7.69%) IT Services Manager
4 1 (7.69%) Security Analyst
4 1 (7.69%) Service Manager
4 1 (7.69%) Technology Risk Manager
Miscellaneous
1 7 (53.85%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (7.69%) Computer Science
2 1 (7.69%) Data Centre
2 1 (7.69%) Greenfield Project
2 1 (7.69%) iSeries
2 1 (7.69%) Mainframe
2 1 (7.69%) Management Information System
2 1 (7.69%) Virtual Team
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (38.46%) ITIL
2 3 (23.08%) Information Security
3 2 (15.38%) Creative Thinking
3 2 (15.38%) Internal Audit
3 2 (15.38%) Line Management
4 1 (7.69%) Acceptance Criteria
4 1 (7.69%) Capacity Planning
4 1 (7.69%) Cost-Benefit Analysis
4 1 (7.69%) Incident Management
4 1 (7.69%) Information Security Governance
4 1 (7.69%) ITIL V3
4 1 (7.69%) Knowledge Management
4 1 (7.69%) Operations Management
4 1 (7.69%) People Management
4 1 (7.69%) Portfolio Management
4 1 (7.69%) Problem Management
4 1 (7.69%) Process Improvement
4 1 (7.69%) Service Design
4 1 (7.69%) Software Audit
4 1 (7.69%) Supplier Management
Qualifications
1 9 (69.23%) CISA
2 3 (23.08%) CISSP
3 2 (15.38%) CISM
4 1 (7.69%) CNE
4 1 (7.69%) CompTIA Security+
4 1 (7.69%) Degree
4 1 (7.69%) MCSE
4 1 (7.69%) Microsoft Certification
4 1 (7.69%) Novell Certification
4 1 (7.69%) QiCA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (46.15%) COBIT
2 2 (15.38%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 2 (15.38%) PCI DSS
3 1 (7.69%) GDPR
3 1 (7.69%) HIPAA
3 1 (7.69%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
3 1 (7.69%) Sarbanes-Oxley
3 1 (7.69%) SSAE 16
Vendors
1 5 (38.46%) Microsoft