Period
to 11 December 2017

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 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

IT Auditing
England > West Midlands
6 months to
11 Dec 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 301 285 295
Rank change year-on-year -16 +10 +13
Permanent jobs citing IT Audit 11 38 15
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands 0.11% 0.34% 0.14%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.12% 0.38% 0.16%
Number of salaries quoted 11 22 15
West Midlands median annual salary £48,500 £50,000 £55,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -3.00% -9.09% +30.95%
10th Percentile £41,250 £41,625 £41,000
90th Percentile £61,250 £65,000 £85,500
England median annual salary £52,500 £59,000 £55,000
% change year-on-year -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 8968 9899 9305
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands 89.07% 89.20% 87.57%
Number of salaries quoted 7223 7742 7687
West Midlands median annual salary £40,000 £41,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -3.61% +3.75% -
10th Percentile £25,000 £25,000 £25,000
90th Percentile £65,000 £63,750 £63,750
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 11 December 2017.

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 2017. 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 +1 7 £48,500 -19.17%
Warwickshire -5 2 £42,500 +6.25%
Staffordshire - 1 £52,500 -
IT Audit
England

For the 6 months to 11 December 2017, IT jobs citing IT Audit also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the West Midlands region with a requirement for IT Audit.

1 7 (63.64%) Information Security
2 6 (54.55%) CISA
2 6 (54.55%) Finance
2 6 (54.55%) Process Improvement
2 6 (54.55%) Internal Audit
3 5 (45.45%) Open Source
3 5 (45.45%) Unified Communications
3 5 (45.45%) Unix
3 5 (45.45%) Linux
3 5 (45.45%) Internet
4 4 (36.36%) S/MIME
4 4 (36.36%) SMTP
4 4 (36.36%) Analytical Skills
4 4 (36.36%) IMAP
5 3 (27.27%) ITIL
5 3 (27.27%) SDLC
5 3 (27.27%) COBIT
5 3 (27.27%) Python
5 3 (27.27%) JavaScript
5 3 (27.27%) CISSP
5 3 (27.27%) Shell Script
6 2 (18.18%) Microsoft Office
6 2 (18.18%) Microsoft Excel
6 2 (18.18%) TCP/IP
6 2 (18.18%) Microsoft
6 2 (18.18%) Management Information System
6 2 (18.18%) Degree
6 2 (18.18%) Microsoft PowerPoint
7 1 (9.09%) Cost-Benefit Analysis
7 1 (9.09%) Risk Assessment

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 2 (18.18%) Microsoft Excel
1 2 (18.18%) Microsoft Office
1 2 (18.18%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Communications & Networking
1 5 (45.45%) Internet
1 5 (45.45%) Unified Communications
2 4 (36.36%) IMAP
2 4 (36.36%) S/MIME
2 4 (36.36%) SMTP
3 2 (18.18%) TCP/IP
General
1 6 (54.55%) Finance
2 1 (9.09%) Banking
2 1 (9.09%) Investment Banking
2 1 (9.09%) Legal
Job Titles
1 2 (18.18%) Auditor
1 2 (18.18%) Email Specialist
1 2 (18.18%) IT Auditor
2 1 (9.09%) Analyst
2 1 (9.09%) Audit Manager
2 1 (9.09%) CISSP Specialist
2 1 (9.09%) Compliance Analyst
2 1 (9.09%) Governance Manager
2 1 (9.09%) Information Manager
2 1 (9.09%) Information Security Manager
2 1 (9.09%) IT Audit Manager
2 1 (9.09%) IT Manager
2 1 (9.09%) IT Risk Manager
2 1 (9.09%) Linux Engineer
2 1 (9.09%) Risk Manager
2 1 (9.09%) Security Analyst
2 1 (9.09%) Security Manager
2 1 (9.09%) Technology Risk Manager
2 1 (9.09%) Unix Engineer
2 1 (9.09%) Unix Linux Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 4 (36.36%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (18.18%) Management Information System
3 1 (9.09%) Computer Science
3 1 (9.09%) Greenfield Project
3 1 (9.09%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 5 (45.45%) Linux
1 5 (45.45%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (63.64%) Information Security
2 6 (54.55%) Internal Audit
2 6 (54.55%) Process Improvement
3 5 (45.45%) Open Source
4 3 (27.27%) ITIL
4 3 (27.27%) SDLC
5 1 (9.09%) Behavioural Change
5 1 (9.09%) Cost-Benefit Analysis
5 1 (9.09%) Data Security
5 1 (9.09%) Identity Management
5 1 (9.09%) Information Security Governance
5 1 (9.09%) ITSM
5 1 (9.09%) Proactive Management
5 1 (9.09%) Programme Management
5 1 (9.09%) Remediation Plan
5 1 (9.09%) Risk Assessment
5 1 (9.09%) Risk Management
5 1 (9.09%) Service Management
5 1 (9.09%) Software Audit
Programming Languages
1 3 (27.27%) JavaScript
1 3 (27.27%) Python
1 3 (27.27%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 6 (54.55%) CISA
2 3 (27.27%) CISSP
3 2 (18.18%) Degree
4 1 (9.09%) CISM
4 1 (9.09%) CNE
4 1 (9.09%) CompTIA Security+
4 1 (9.09%) MCSE
4 1 (9.09%) Microsoft Certification
4 1 (9.09%) Novell Certification
4 1 (9.09%) QiCA
4 1 (9.09%) Security+ Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (27.27%) COBIT
2 1 (9.09%) GDPR
2 1 (9.09%) HIPAA
2 1 (9.09%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 1 (9.09%) PCI DSS
2 1 (9.09%) Sarbanes-Oxley
2 1 (9.09%) SSAE 16
Vendors
1 2 (18.18%) Microsoft