The first table below looks at the demand for Change Management skills in IT jobs advertised for the North West region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Change Management over the 3 months to 18 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Processes & Methodologies category for the North West region.

Location
3 months to
18 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Change Management
Rank 74 89 100
Rank change year-on-year
+15 +11
Permanent jobs citing Change Management 245 221 163
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 3.41% 3.01% 2.29%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 4.20% 3.85% 3.05%
Number of salaries quoted 183 170 109
Average salary £37,500 £41,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-8.53% -3.52%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,500 £32,528 £30,400
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £65,000 £62,500
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £44,250 £45,000
% change year-on-year
+1.69% -1.66%
Processes & Methodologies Category
North West
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
5836 5741 5348
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 81.24% 78.22% 74.99%
Number of salaries quoted 4737 4720 4681
Average salary £40,000 £37,500 £37,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.66% +1.35%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,500 £25,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £55,000 £57,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,500
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -1.23%
Change Management
England

Change Management
Jobs Demand Trend in the North West

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Change Management across the North West region as a proportion of the total demand within the Processes & Methodologies category.

Change Management Jobs Demand Trend in the North West

Change Management
Salary Trend in the North West

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Change Management across the North West region.

Change Management Salary Trend in the North West

Change Management
Salary Histogram in the North West

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Change Management across the North West region over the 3 months to 18 April 2014.

Change Management Salary Histogram in the North West

Change Management
Job Locations in the North West

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Change Management within the North West region over the 3 months to 18 April 2014. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
(Click each for more statistics)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Average Salary
Last 3 Months
Average Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Find
Job
Vacancies
Manchester +8 117 £37,000 -7.50% 6
Cheshire +12 82 £40,000 -30.43% 9
Merseyside -7 27 £40,000 +6.66% 5
Lancashire +12 11 £37,500 +7.14% 1
Cumbria - 2 £31,627 -
Change Management
England

Change Management
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, IT jobs across the North West region citing Change Management also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled that cited Change Management.

1 147 (37.31%) Finance
2 138 (35.03%) ITIL
3 99 (25.13%) Project Management
4 86 (21.83%) Windows
5 77 (19.54%) Problem Management
6 72 (18.27%) UNIX
6 72 (18.27%) Linux
7 71 (18.02%) PRINCE2
8 70 (17.77%) Microsoft
9 48 (12.18%) SQL
10 47 (11.93%) Degree
11 46 (11.68%) ITIL Certification
12 40 (10.15%) Active Directory
12 40 (10.15%) SLA
13 39 (9.90%) AIX
14 38 (9.64%) Incident Management
15 37 (9.39%) Middleware
16 36 (9.14%) SQL Server
17 35 (8.88%) Stakeholder Management
18 34 (8.63%) Agile Software Development
19 33 (8.38%) Service Delivery
20 32 (8.12%) Retail
21 31 (7.87%) Banking
22 29 (7.36%) Service Management
22 29 (7.36%) Change Control
23 28 (7.11%) Java
24 27 (6.85%) SAP
24 27 (6.85%) SharePoint
25 25 (6.35%) .NET
25 25 (6.35%) Business Analysis

Change Management
Top Related IT Skills in the North West by Category

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, IT jobs across the North West region citing Change Management also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled that cited Change Management. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 27 (6.85%) SharePoint
2 21 (5.33%) MS Exchange
3 13 (3.30%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
3 13 (3.30%) Exchange Server 2010
4 12 (3.05%) Exchange Server 2013
5 11 (2.79%) IIS
5 11 (2.79%) Lync
6 10 (2.54%) Exchange Server 2007
7 8 (2.03%) Exchange Server 2003
8 7 (1.78%) TIBCO EMS
9 6 (1.52%) WebSphere
9 6 (1.52%) WebSphere Application Server
10 5 (1.27%) Apache
11 3 (0.76%) CMS
12 2 (0.51%) SharePoint 2010
12 2 (0.51%) Office Communications Server
12 2 (0.51%) SharePoint 2013
13 1 (0.25%) Gentran
13 1 (0.25%) SAS
13 1 (0.25%) CICS
Applications
1 21 (5.33%) MS Excel
2 17 (4.31%) MS Office
3 12 (3.05%) MS Project
4 6 (1.52%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 9 (2.28%) SAP SD
2 7 (1.78%) BusinessWorks
3 6 (1.52%) Dynamics AX
4 4 (1.02%) Dynamics NAV
5 2 (0.51%) Visualfiles
5 2 (0.51%) Dynamics CRM
5 2 (0.51%) SAP WM
6 1 (0.25%) Oracle Retail
6 1 (0.25%) Agresso
6 1 (0.25%) SAP CRM
6 1 (0.25%) SAP PM
Cloud Services
1 6 (1.52%) Office 365
2 4 (1.02%) SaaS
3 2 (0.51%) PaaS
3 2 (0.51%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 20 (5.08%) FTP
2 18 (4.57%) Network Security
2 18 (4.57%) Firewall
2 18 (4.57%) TCP/IP
3 16 (4.06%) SSL
3 16 (4.06%) VPN
4 12 (3.05%) LAN
5 11 (2.79%) WAN
6 10 (2.54%) Junos
6 10 (2.54%) Cisco ASA
7 9 (2.28%) DNS
8 7 (1.78%) Ethernet
8 7 (1.78%) HTTP
8 7 (1.78%) Internet
9 6 (1.52%) Intrusion Detection
9 6 (1.52%) HTTPS
10 5 (1.27%) SAN
10 5 (1.27%) LDAP
10 5 (1.27%) IPsec
11 4 (1.02%) NAS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 36 (9.14%) SQL Server
2 21 (5.33%) DB2
3 16 (4.06%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 14 (3.55%) SQL Server 2008
4 14 (3.55%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 12 (3.05%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 12 (3.05%) SQL Server 2005
6 11 (2.79%) Microsoft Analysis Services
7 10 (2.54%) SQL Server 2000
7 10 (2.54%) Data Warehouse
8 5 (1.27%) Oracle Database
9 4 (1.02%) Oracle Database 11g
9 4 (1.02%) DTS
9 4 (1.02%) Oracle Database 10g
9 4 (1.02%) Relational Database
10 2 (0.51%) Oracle Reports
10 2 (0.51%) RDBMS
11 1 (0.25%) SQL Server 2012
11 1 (0.25%) Oracle8/8i Database
11 1 (0.25%) Oracle9i Database
Development Applications
1 5 (1.27%) JIRA
2 4 (1.02%) Subversion
3 1 (0.25%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
3 1 (0.25%) Visual Studio
3 1 (0.25%) WebLogic Workshop
3 1 (0.25%) Git (software)
General
1 147 (37.31%) Finance
2 32 (8.12%) Retail
3 31 (7.87%) Banking
4 14 (3.55%) Telecoms
5 6 (1.52%) Marketing
5 6 (1.52%) Games
6 5 (1.27%) Financial Institution
7 4 (1.02%) Legal
8 3 (0.76%) Retail Banking
8 3 (0.76%) Local Government
9 2 (0.51%) Corporate Banking
9 2 (0.51%) Investment Banking
9 2 (0.51%) Law
9 2 (0.51%) Manufacturing
9 2 (0.51%) Advertising
10 1 (0.25%) Aerospace
Job Titles
1 71 (18.02%) Analyst
2 56 (14.21%) Project Manager
3 41 (10.41%) Support Engineer
3 41 (10.41%) Administrator
4 36 (9.14%) UNIX Support
5 33 (8.38%) UNIX Engineer
6 32 (8.12%) Business Analyst
7 31 (7.87%) UNIX Support Engineer
7 31 (7.87%) UNIX Administrator
8 26 (6.60%) Consultant
9 23 (5.84%) Linux Administrator
10 22 (5.58%) Linux Support Engineer
10 22 (5.58%) Linux Support
10 22 (5.58%) Linux Engineer
11 16 (4.06%) Team Leader
11 16 (4.06%) Service Manager
12 14 (3.55%) Programme Manager
13 13 (3.30%) Support Analyst
13 13 (3.30%) Middleware Specialist
14 12 (3.05%) SAP Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 37 (9.39%) Middleware
2 25 (6.35%) .NET
3 10 (2.54%) Web Services
4 9 (2.28%) HTML
5 7 (1.78%) JMS
6 6 (1.52%) jQuery
6 6 (1.52%) XML
7 5 (1.27%) ASP.NET
8 3 (0.76%) CSS
8 3 (0.76%) XSLT
8 3 (0.76%) Ajax
9 2 (0.51%) JSON
9 2 (0.51%) Application Packaging
9 2 (0.51%) Java EE
10 1 (0.25%) SOAP
10 1 (0.25%) COM
10 1 (0.25%) XML Messaging
10 1 (0.25%) .NET Framework
Miscellaneous
1 17 (4.31%) Computer Science
2 16 (4.06%) Management Information System
3 15 (3.81%) Blackberry
4 12 (3.05%) Replication
4 12 (3.05%) Enterprise Software
5 8 (2.03%) SecurID
6 7 (1.78%) Animation
7 6 (1.52%) Mainframe
8 5 (1.27%) PKI
8 5 (1.27%) Tandem
9 4 (1.02%) IVR
9 4 (1.02%) Clustering
9 4 (1.02%) NHS
9 4 (1.02%) FlexPod
10 3 (0.76%) Thin Client
10 3 (0.76%) Economics
10 3 (0.76%) FMCG
10 3 (0.76%) Fat Client
11 2 (0.51%) Enterprise Storage
11 2 (0.51%) SCADA
Operating Systems
1 86 (21.83%) Windows
2 72 (18.27%) UNIX
2 72 (18.27%) Linux
3 39 (9.90%) AIX
4 22 (5.58%) Solaris
5 19 (4.82%) HPUX
6 18 (4.57%) Windows Server 2008
7 15 (3.81%) Windows Server 2003
8 12 (3.05%) Windows Server 2012
9 11 (2.79%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 9 (2.28%) Windows XP
11 8 (2.03%) Mac OS
12 7 (1.78%) Windows 7
13 2 (0.51%) Apple iOS
13 2 (0.51%) Android
13 2 (0.51%) Windows 2000
14 1 (0.25%) Windows NT
14 1 (0.25%) Debian
14 1 (0.25%) Fedora
14 1 (0.25%) Tru64
Processes & Methodologies
1 138 (35.03%) ITIL
2 99 (25.13%) Project Management
3 77 (19.54%) Problem Management
4 71 (18.02%) PRINCE2
5 38 (9.64%) Incident Management
6 35 (8.88%) Stakeholder Management
7 34 (8.63%) Agile Software Development
8 33 (8.38%) Service Delivery
9 29 (7.36%) Service Management
9 29 (7.36%) Change Control
10 25 (6.35%) Business Analysis
11 22 (5.58%) Configuration Management
12 21 (5.33%) Business Transformation
13 20 (5.08%) Continuous Improvement
14 19 (4.82%) E-Commerce
14 19 (4.82%) Disaster Recovery
14 19 (4.82%) Release Management
15 18 (4.57%) Risk Management
16 16 (4.06%) EAI
16 16 (4.06%) SOA
Programming Languages
1 48 (12.18%) SQL
2 28 (7.11%) Java
3 20 (5.08%) Perl
4 15 (3.81%) PowerShell
5 11 (2.79%) Shell Script
6 9 (2.28%) Python
7 8 (2.03%) Ruby
8 7 (1.78%) C
8 7 (1.78%) C#
8 7 (1.78%) PHP
9 6 (1.52%) JavaScript
10 4 (1.02%) PL/SQL
10 4 (1.02%) VB.NET
11 3 (0.76%) JCL
11 3 (0.76%) PowerHouse
12 2 (0.51%) T-SQL
12 2 (0.51%) VB
12 2 (0.51%) COBOL
12 2 (0.51%) Assembly Language
13 1 (0.25%) REXX
Qualifications
1 47 (11.93%) Degree
2 46 (11.68%) ITIL Certification
3 23 (5.84%) Security Cleared
4 15 (3.81%) ISEB
5 11 (2.79%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
6 10 (2.54%) SC Cleared
6 10 (2.54%) Microsoft Certification
7 8 (2.03%) MCSE
8 5 (1.27%) CCNP
8 5 (1.27%) CCNA
8 5 (1.27%) Cisco Certification
8 5 (1.27%) MCITP
9 4 (1.02%) CBAP
10 3 (0.76%) MCSA
11 2 (0.51%) APMP
11 2 (0.51%) Six Sigma Black Belt
11 2 (0.51%) A+ Certification
11 2 (0.51%) CISSP
11 2 (0.51%) CCIE
12 1 (0.25%) AAT
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 40 (10.15%) SLA
2 23 (5.84%) QA
3 3 (0.76%) ISO 9001
4 2 (0.51%) HL7
4 2 (0.51%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 1 (0.25%) COBIT
System Software
1 40 (10.15%) Active Directory
2 11 (2.79%) VMware Infrastructure
3 9 (2.28%) Hyper-V
4 8 (2.03%) XenDesktop
5 6 (1.52%) Snort
6 5 (1.27%) XenServer
7 4 (1.02%) XenApp
7 4 (1.02%) Forefront TMG
7 4 (1.02%) UAG
7 4 (1.02%) ISA Server
8 3 (0.76%) NFS
8 3 (0.76%) VMware ESX
8 3 (0.76%) Squid
8 3 (0.76%) Oracle RAC
8 3 (0.76%) vSphere
9 2 (0.51%) Citrix Presentation Server
9 2 (0.51%) Oracle RMAN
10 1 (0.25%) MetaFrame
10 1 (0.25%) Microsoft App-V
10 1 (0.25%) Tivoli Directory Server
Systems Management
1 9 (2.28%) Legato
2 7 (1.78%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
2 7 (1.78%) TIBCO Hawk
3 6 (1.52%) McAfee ePO
3 6 (1.52%) SCCM
3 6 (1.52%) Nessus
4 5 (1.27%) Data Guard
5 1 (0.25%) NetBackup
5 1 (0.25%) Norton AntiVirus
5 1 (0.25%) Nagios
5 1 (0.25%) Tivoli
5 1 (0.25%) Tivoli Identity Manager
5 1 (0.25%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
5 1 (0.25%) HP Data Protector
5 1 (0.25%) CA Endevor
5 1 (0.25%) HP Quality Center
5 1 (0.25%) HP SIM
Vendors
1 70 (17.77%) Microsoft
2 27 (6.85%) SAP
3 24 (6.09%) VMware
4 22 (5.58%) Citrix
5 21 (5.33%) Cisco
6 19 (4.82%) Oracle
6 19 (4.82%) Sophos
7 17 (4.31%) HP
7 17 (4.31%) Axway
8 16 (4.06%) Juniper
8 16 (4.06%) CheckPoint
9 12 (3.05%) Red Hat
10 11 (2.79%) TIBCO
10 11 (2.79%) Teradata
11 10 (2.54%) Fujitsu
11 10 (2.54%) Websense
12 9 (2.28%) Symantec
12 9 (2.28%) Blue Coat
13 8 (2.03%) Mitel
13 8 (2.03%) NetApp
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Salary: From £37,000 to £43,000 per annum + pension
Posted: Yesterday
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Cheshire
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