Period
to 11 December 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 11 December 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

IT Auditing
England > West Midlands
6 months to
11 Dec 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 276 304 290
Rank change year-on-year +28 -14 +8
Permanent jobs citing IT Audit 20 11 38
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands 0.24% 0.11% 0.34%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.27% 0.12% 0.37%
Number of salaries quoted 15 11 22
West Midlands median annual salary £45,000 £48,500 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -7.22% -3.00% -9.09%
10th Percentile £31,750 £41,250 £41,625
90th Percentile £67,500 £61,250 £65,000
England median annual salary £60,000 £52,500 £59,000
% change year-on-year +14.29% -11.02% +7.27%

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 7,460 9,196 10,139
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands 91.01% 91.32% 91.36%
Number of salaries quoted 5,650 7,431 7,949
West Midlands median annual salary £45,000 £40,000 £41,333
Median salary % change year-on-year +12.50% -3.23% +3.33%
10th Percentile £26,250 £25,000 £25,000
90th Percentile £70,000 £65,000 £63,750
England median annual salary £52,500 £50,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year +5.00% - +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 11 December 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 11 December 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 +23 16 £45,000 -7.22% 3
Solihull - 1 £33,500 -
IT Audit
England

For the 6 months to 11 December 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 16 (80.00%) Information Security
2 12 (60.00%) CISA
3 11 (55.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 10 (50.00%) CISSP
5 9 (45.00%) PCI DSS
6 8 (40.00%) CISM
6 8 (40.00%) Risk Management
7 7 (35.00%) Management Information System
7 7 (35.00%) Risk Assessment
7 7 (35.00%) Data Security
7 7 (35.00%) ITIL Certification
7 7 (35.00%) ITIL
7 7 (35.00%) ISO/IEC 20000
7 7 (35.00%) Data Protection
7 7 (35.00%) Cryptography
7 7 (35.00%) IT Governance
7 7 (35.00%) Continuous Improvement
7 7 (35.00%) Data Centre
7 7 (35.00%) Continuous Improvement Process
7 7 (35.00%) Cyber Essentials
7 7 (35.00%) Cyber Essentials PLUS
8 6 (30.00%) SIEM
9 5 (25.00%) Data Analytics
9 5 (25.00%) Analytics
9 5 (25.00%) Analytical Skills
9 5 (25.00%) Freedom of Information
9 5 (25.00%) Incident Management
9 5 (25.00%) Finance
10 4 (20.00%) Service Delivery
10 4 (20.00%) Change 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:

Application Platforms
1 1 (5.00%) SAS
Applications
1 1 (5.00%) Microsoft Excel
Business Applications
1 4 (20.00%) assyst
1 4 (20.00%) Sentinel
Communications & Networking
1 1 (5.00%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (5.00%) Power BI
General
1 5 (25.00%) Finance
2 1 (5.00%) Legal
Job Titles
1 6 (30.00%) Information Officer
2 5 (25.00%) Analyst
2 5 (25.00%) Audit Manager
2 5 (25.00%) IT Audit Manager
2 5 (25.00%) IT Manager
3 4 (20.00%) Compliance Officer
3 4 (20.00%) Information Security Compliance Officer
3 4 (20.00%) Information Security Officer
3 4 (20.00%) Security Analyst
3 4 (20.00%) Security Compliance Officer
3 4 (20.00%) Security Officer
4 3 (15.00%) Compliance Analyst
4 3 (15.00%) Consultant
4 3 (15.00%) Information Analyst
4 3 (15.00%) Information Security Analyst
4 3 (15.00%) Security Compliance Analyst
5 2 (10.00%) Compliance Consultant
5 2 (10.00%) Compliance Specialist
5 2 (10.00%) Information Governance Officer
5 2 (10.00%) Security Compliance Specialist
Miscellaneous
1 7 (35.00%) Data Centre
1 7 (35.00%) Management Information System
2 5 (25.00%) Analytical Skills
2 5 (25.00%) Freedom of Information
3 4 (20.00%) CESG
3 4 (20.00%) Video Conferencing
4 1 (5.00%) Cyberthreat
4 1 (5.00%) Data Protection Act
Processes & Methodologies
1 16 (80.00%) Information Security
2 8 (40.00%) Risk Management
3 7 (35.00%) Continuous Improvement
3 7 (35.00%) Continuous Improvement Process
3 7 (35.00%) Cryptography
3 7 (35.00%) Data Protection
3 7 (35.00%) Data Security
3 7 (35.00%) IT Governance
3 7 (35.00%) ITIL
3 7 (35.00%) Risk Assessment
4 6 (30.00%) SIEM
5 5 (25.00%) Analytics
5 5 (25.00%) Data Analytics
5 5 (25.00%) Incident Management
6 4 (20.00%) Change Management
6 4 (20.00%) Configuration Management
6 4 (20.00%) ITIL V3
6 4 (20.00%) Problem Management
6 4 (20.00%) Service Delivery
6 4 (20.00%) Service Management
Programming Languages
1 1 (5.00%) SQL
1 1 (5.00%) VBA
Qualifications
1 12 (60.00%) CISA
2 10 (50.00%) CISSP
3 8 (40.00%) CISM
4 7 (35.00%) ITIL Certification
5 4 (20.00%) SC Cleared
5 4 (20.00%) Security Cleared
6 2 (10.00%) CompTIA Security+
7 1 (5.00%) CISMP
7 1 (5.00%) QiCA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (55.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 9 (45.00%) PCI DSS
3 7 (35.00%) Cyber Essentials
3 7 (35.00%) Cyber Essentials PLUS
3 7 (35.00%) ISO/IEC 20000
4 4 (20.00%) QA
5 3 (15.00%) GDPR
6 2 (10.00%) COBIT
6 2 (10.00%) Sarbanes-Oxley
7 1 (5.00%) HMG Security Policy Framework
Vendors
1 1 (5.00%) Tableau