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 25 July 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
25 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Change Management
Rank 67 107 106
Rank change year-on-year
+40 -1
Permanent jobs citing Change Management 241 160 165
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 3.39% 2.20% 2.20%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 4.17% 2.83% 2.88%
Number of salaries quoted 188 141 137
Average salary £45,000 £38,500 £39,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+16.88% -1.28%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £28,500 £30,075
10% offered a salary of more than £66,450 £60,000 £63,550
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
- +5.88%
Processes & Methodologies Category
North West
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
5778 5651 5721
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 81.19% 77.86% 76.45%
Number of salaries quoted 4597 4797 5028
Average salary £40,000 £37,500 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.66% -
90% offered a salary of more than £26,500 £26,500 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £60,000 £57,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+4.93% +1.25%
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 25 July 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 25 July 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
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
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
Live
Job
Vacancies
Manchester +9 102 £35,000 -9.09% 9
Cheshire +21 95 £45,000 +14.64% 3
Merseyside +20 28 £57,500 +47.43% 1
Lancashire +10 17 £32,500 -15.03% 1
Cumbria - 4 £27,564 -
Change Management
England

Change Management
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 25 July 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.

1 156 (32.57%) Finance
2 152 (31.73%) ITIL
3 106 (22.13%) Windows
3 106 (22.13%) Project Management
4 94 (19.62%) Linux
5 93 (19.42%) Microsoft
6 83 (17.33%) Problem Management
7 79 (16.49%) SLA
8 72 (15.03%) PRINCE2
9 69 (14.41%) Degree
10 66 (13.78%) VMware
11 58 (12.11%) UNIX
12 53 (11.06%) SQL Server
13 52 (10.86%) Active Directory
14 49 (10.23%) SQL
14 49 (10.23%) Incident Management
15 47 (9.81%) VMware Infrastructure
16 46 (9.60%) HP
17 45 (9.39%) SAN
17 45 (9.39%) Service Delivery
18 44 (9.19%) Retail
19 43 (8.98%) MS Excel
20 42 (8.77%) Service Management
21 41 (8.56%) Microsoft Certification
21 41 (8.56%) Windows Server 2008
22 40 (8.35%) Windows Server 2003
23 39 (8.14%) Stakeholder Management
24 37 (7.72%) MS Office
24 37 (7.72%) Change Control
25 36 (7.52%) Cisco

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

For the 6 months to 25 July 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 36 (7.52%) MS Exchange
2 27 (5.64%) SharePoint
3 21 (4.38%) Exchange Server 2007
4 18 (3.76%) Exchange Server 2013
5 13 (2.71%) IIS
6 12 (2.51%) TIBCO EMS
6 12 (2.51%) Lync
7 11 (2.30%) Exchange Server 2010
8 8 (1.67%) Exchange Server 2003
9 7 (1.46%) SAS
10 6 (1.25%) Office Communications Server
11 5 (1.04%) CMS
12 3 (0.63%) WebSphere
12 3 (0.63%) Apache
12 3 (0.63%) Tomcat
12 3 (0.63%) WebSphere Application Server
12 3 (0.63%) WebLogic
13 2 (0.42%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
13 2 (0.42%) Oracle Workflow
13 2 (0.42%) Oracle Application Server
Applications
1 43 (8.98%) MS Excel
2 37 (7.72%) MS Office
3 15 (3.13%) MS Project
4 4 (0.84%) MS Visio
5 1 (0.21%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 13 (2.71%) Dynamics AX
2 12 (2.51%) BusinessWorks
3 7 (1.46%) Dynamics CRM
4 6 (1.25%) Dynamics NAV
5 2 (0.42%) SAP SD
5 2 (0.42%) SAP PM
5 2 (0.42%) Oracle ERP
6 1 (0.21%) SAP CRM
6 1 (0.21%) SAP FI/CO
6 1 (0.21%) SAP CO
6 1 (0.21%) SAP FI
6 1 (0.21%) SAP WM
6 1 (0.21%) Oracle EBS
6 1 (0.21%) Exstream
6 1 (0.21%) Agresso
6 1 (0.21%) Oracle EBS R12
6 1 (0.21%) Oracle Retail
Cloud Services
1 17 (3.55%) Cloud Computing
2 8 (1.67%) SaaS
2 8 (1.67%) Office 365
3 2 (0.42%) IaaS
3 2 (0.42%) PaaS
3 2 (0.42%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 45 (9.39%) SAN
2 32 (6.68%) Firewall
3 30 (6.26%) TCP/IP
4 26 (5.43%) Network Security
5 22 (4.59%) SSL
6 20 (4.18%) VPN
7 18 (3.76%) DNS
8 16 (3.34%) FTP
9 15 (3.13%) Junos
10 13 (2.71%) NAS
11 10 (2.09%) Cisco ASA
11 10 (2.09%) WAN
12 9 (1.88%) SMTP
12 9 (1.88%) Ethernet
12 9 (1.88%) Internet
13 8 (1.67%) HTTP
13 8 (1.67%) LAN
14 7 (1.46%) MPLS
14 7 (1.46%) HTTPS
14 7 (1.46%) Intrusion Detection
Database & Business Intelligence
1 53 (11.06%) SQL Server
2 35 (7.31%) DB2
3 21 (4.38%) Data Warehouse
4 13 (2.71%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 12 (2.51%) SQL Server 2008
6 11 (2.30%) SQL Server 2005
7 10 (2.09%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 9 (1.88%) SQL Server Analysis Services
9 8 (1.67%) Microsoft Analysis Services
10 7 (1.46%) Oracle Reports
11 5 (1.04%) SQL Server 2000
12 4 (0.84%) Oracle Database
13 3 (0.63%) SAS Data Integration Studio
13 3 (0.63%) MySQL
13 3 (0.63%) Oracle Database 11g
13 3 (0.63%) Oracle Database 10g
14 2 (0.42%) DTS
14 2 (0.42%) SQL Server 2012
15 1 (0.21%) Relational Database
15 1 (0.21%) OLTP
Development Applications
1 6 (1.25%) Subversion
1 6 (1.25%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
2 2 (0.42%) UltraEdit
3 1 (0.21%) Visual Studio
3 1 (0.21%) Eclipse
3 1 (0.21%) WebLogic Workshop
3 1 (0.21%) JIRA
3 1 (0.21%) Selenium
3 1 (0.21%) Team Foundation Server
3 1 (0.21%) SoapUI
General
1 156 (32.57%) Finance
2 44 (9.19%) Retail
3 33 (6.89%) Banking
4 28 (5.85%) Telecoms
5 15 (3.13%) Marketing
6 9 (1.88%) Financial Institution
7 7 (1.46%) Retail Banking
8 6 (1.25%) Games
9 5 (1.04%) Local Government
10 3 (0.63%) Investment Banking
11 2 (0.42%) Corporate Banking
11 2 (0.42%) Advertising
11 2 (0.42%) Aerospace
11 2 (0.42%) Legal
12 1 (0.21%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 67 (13.99%) Analyst
2 59 (12.32%) Project Manager
3 50 (10.44%) Support Engineer
4 40 (8.35%) Administrator
5 31 (6.47%) Linux Engineer
6 30 (6.26%) Linux Administrator
7 29 (6.05%) Linux Support
7 29 (6.05%) Linux Support Engineer
8 28 (5.85%) Consultant
9 26 (5.43%) Business Analyst
9 26 (5.43%) UNIX Support
10 24 (5.01%) UNIX Engineer
11 22 (4.59%) UNIX Administrator
12 21 (4.38%) UNIX Support Engineer
12 21 (4.38%) Network Engineer
13 19 (3.97%) Service Manager
14 17 (3.55%) Developer
14 17 (3.55%) Delivery Manager
15 16 (3.34%) Team Leader
15 16 (3.34%) Support Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 35 (7.31%) .NET
2 29 (6.05%) Middleware
3 13 (2.71%) Web Services
4 12 (2.51%) JMS
5 6 (1.25%) HTML
5 6 (1.25%) ASP.NET
6 4 (0.84%) CSS
6 4 (0.84%) XML
7 3 (0.63%) jQuery
8 2 (0.42%) Oracle Fusion
8 2 (0.42%) COM
8 2 (0.42%) J2EE
9 1 (0.21%) XHTML
9 1 (0.21%) Ajax
9 1 (0.21%) JSON
Miscellaneous
1 34 (7.10%) Management Information System
2 25 (5.22%) Computer Science
3 18 (3.76%) Enterprise Software
3 18 (3.76%) Client/Server
4 17 (3.55%) e-Health
5 16 (3.34%) Clustering
6 13 (2.71%) SecurID
7 8 (1.67%) FlexPod
8 7 (1.46%) Animation
9 5 (1.04%) IVR
9 5 (1.04%) Tandem
9 5 (1.04%) Replication
9 5 (1.04%) Thin Client
9 5 (1.04%) Blackberry
9 5 (1.04%) Mainframe
9 5 (1.04%) Digital Media
9 5 (1.04%) Smart Meter
9 5 (1.04%) Fat Client
9 5 (1.04%) Data Integration
10 4 (0.84%) Economics
Operating Systems
1 106 (22.13%) Windows
2 94 (19.62%) Linux
3 58 (12.11%) UNIX
4 41 (8.56%) Windows Server 2008
5 40 (8.35%) Windows Server 2003
6 25 (5.22%) AIX
7 21 (4.38%) Windows Server 2012
8 16 (3.34%) Solaris
9 15 (3.13%) HPUX
9 15 (3.13%) Windows 2000
10 13 (2.71%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
11 10 (2.09%) VMS
12 9 (1.88%) Windows 7
13 6 (1.25%) Windows XP
14 2 (0.42%) Windows NT
14 2 (0.42%) Mac OS
15 1 (0.21%) Windows Vista
15 1 (0.21%) CentOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 152 (31.73%) ITIL
2 106 (22.13%) Project Management
3 83 (17.33%) Problem Management
4 72 (15.03%) PRINCE2
5 49 (10.23%) Incident Management
6 45 (9.39%) Service Delivery
7 42 (8.77%) Service Management
8 39 (8.14%) Stakeholder Management
9 37 (7.72%) Change Control
10 29 (6.05%) Agile Software Development
11 28 (5.85%) Disaster Recovery
12 27 (5.64%) Capacity Planning
13 25 (5.22%) Release Management
14 24 (5.01%) SOA
14 24 (5.01%) EAI
14 24 (5.01%) Continuous Improvement
14 24 (5.01%) Performance Tuning
15 23 (4.80%) Capacity Management
16 22 (4.59%) ERP
17 20 (4.18%) E-Commerce
Programming Languages
1 49 (10.23%) SQL
2 34 (7.10%) PowerShell
3 30 (6.26%) Perl
3 30 (6.26%) Java
4 19 (3.97%) Python
5 16 (3.34%) Shell Script
6 13 (2.71%) C#
7 12 (2.51%) Ruby
7 12 (2.51%) VB.NET
8 7 (1.46%) T-SQL
9 6 (1.25%) PHP
9 6 (1.25%) JavaScript
9 6 (1.25%) C
9 6 (1.25%) VB
10 4 (0.84%) PL/SQL
11 1 (0.21%) VBScript
11 1 (0.21%) C++
11 1 (0.21%) REXX
11 1 (0.21%) PHP5
11 1 (0.21%) JCL
Qualifications
1 69 (14.41%) Degree
2 41 (8.56%) Microsoft Certification
3 36 (7.52%) Security Cleared
4 27 (5.64%) MCITP
4 27 (5.64%) ITIL Certification
5 26 (5.43%) MCSE
6 16 (3.34%) MCSA
7 15 (3.13%) MCTS
8 14 (2.92%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
8 14 (2.92%) CCA
8 14 (2.92%) Citrix Certification
8 14 (2.92%) Cisco Certification
9 12 (2.51%) CCNA
9 12 (2.51%) ISEB
9 12 (2.51%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
10 10 (2.09%) SC Cleared
11 7 (1.46%) ISTQB
12 6 (1.25%) A+ Certification
13 5 (1.04%) CCNP
13 5 (1.04%) MCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 79 (16.49%) SLA
2 20 (4.18%) QA
3 2 (0.42%) ISO 9001
4 1 (0.21%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 52 (10.86%) Active Directory
2 47 (9.81%) VMware Infrastructure
3 36 (7.52%) VMware ESX
4 17 (3.55%) VMFS
4 17 (3.55%) VMware ESXi
4 17 (3.55%) vCloud
4 17 (3.55%) VMware Server
5 13 (2.71%) Citrix Presentation Server
6 12 (2.51%) vSphere
7 7 (1.46%) Snort
7 7 (1.46%) Hyper-V
8 4 (0.84%) XenApp
8 4 (0.84%) XenServer
9 3 (0.63%) Oracle RAC
9 3 (0.63%) NFS
10 2 (0.42%) MetaFrame
11 1 (0.21%) Oracle RMAN
11 1 (0.21%) RHEV
11 1 (0.21%) Tivoli Directory Server
Systems Management
1 12 (2.51%) TIBCO Hawk
2 10 (2.09%) Norton AntiVirus
3 9 (1.88%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
4 8 (1.67%) SCCM
5 7 (1.46%) McAfee ePO
5 7 (1.46%) Nessus
6 6 (1.25%) HP Quality Center
6 6 (1.25%) FortiGate
7 4 (0.84%) Data Guard
8 3 (0.63%) Backup Exec
8 3 (0.63%) SCOM
8 3 (0.63%) Legato
9 2 (0.42%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
9 2 (0.42%) Nagios
9 2 (0.42%) NetBackup
9 2 (0.42%) HP Data Protector
9 2 (0.42%) HP SIM
10 1 (0.21%) CA Endevor
10 1 (0.21%) EMC NetWorker
10 1 (0.21%) Tivoli
Vendors
1 93 (19.42%) Microsoft
2 66 (13.78%) VMware
3 46 (9.60%) HP
4 36 (7.52%) Cisco
5 35 (7.31%) Citrix
6 33 (6.89%) Oracle
7 31 (6.47%) NetApp
8 29 (6.05%) EMC
9 24 (5.01%) Juniper
9 24 (5.01%) CheckPoint
10 22 (4.59%) Symantec
11 20 (4.18%) Red Hat
12 19 (3.97%) CA
13 18 (3.76%) McAfee
13 18 (3.76%) Sophos
14 17 (3.55%) TIBCO
15 16 (3.34%) Fujitsu
16 13 (2.71%) Fortinet
16 13 (2.71%) Axway
17 11 (2.30%) SAP
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