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 30 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
30 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Change Management
Rank 68 102 112
Rank change year-on-year
+34 +10
Permanent jobs citing Change Management 238 164 159
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 3.33% 2.27% 2.12%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 4.09% 2.91% 2.77%
Number of salaries quoted 189 145 138
Average salary £45,000 £38,500 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+16.88% +10.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,000 £29,100 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,200 £59,000 £60,000
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
5814 5639 5749
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 81.24% 77.89% 76.70%
Number of salaries quoted 4634 4782 5061
Average salary £40,000 £37,500 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.66% -
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,000 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £57,500 £56,100
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 30 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 30 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 +5 100 £38,000 -1.29% 11
Cheshire +21 93 £45,000 +16.88% 4
Merseyside +22 28 £57,500 +47.43% 2
Lancashire +12 18 £32,500 -16.66% 1
Cumbria - 3 £23,500 -
Change Management
England

Change Management
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 30 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.

1 158 (32.78%) Finance
2 154 (31.95%) ITIL
3 106 (21.99%) Project Management
4 104 (21.58%) Windows
5 96 (19.92%) Linux
6 91 (18.88%) Microsoft
7 84 (17.43%) Problem Management
8 81 (16.80%) SLA
9 74 (15.35%) PRINCE2
10 71 (14.73%) Degree
11 66 (13.69%) VMware
12 61 (12.66%) UNIX
13 52 (10.79%) SQL Server
14 51 (10.58%) Active Directory
15 49 (10.17%) SQL
15 49 (10.17%) Incident Management
16 48 (9.96%) VMware Infrastructure
16 48 (9.96%) HP
17 46 (9.54%) Retail
18 45 (9.34%) SAN
19 44 (9.13%) Service Delivery
20 43 (8.92%) Service Management
21 42 (8.71%) Microsoft Certification
21 42 (8.71%) MS Excel
22 41 (8.51%) Windows Server 2008
23 40 (8.30%) Stakeholder Management
23 40 (8.30%) Windows Server 2003
24 37 (7.68%) VMware ESX
24 37 (7.68%) MS Office
24 37 (7.68%) Change Control

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

For the 6 months to 30 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 35 (7.26%) MS Exchange
2 27 (5.60%) SharePoint
3 20 (4.15%) Exchange Server 2007
4 17 (3.53%) Exchange Server 2013
5 13 (2.70%) IIS
6 12 (2.49%) TIBCO EMS
7 11 (2.28%) Lync
8 10 (2.07%) Exchange Server 2010
9 7 (1.45%) SAS
9 7 (1.45%) Exchange Server 2003
10 6 (1.24%) Office Communications Server
11 4 (0.83%) CMS
12 3 (0.62%) Apache
12 3 (0.62%) Tomcat
12 3 (0.62%) WebLogic
12 3 (0.62%) WebSphere Application Server
12 3 (0.62%) WebSphere
13 2 (0.41%) SharePoint 2013
13 2 (0.41%) Oracle Workflow
13 2 (0.41%) Oracle Application Server
Applications
1 42 (8.71%) MS Excel
2 37 (7.68%) MS Office
3 18 (3.73%) MS Project
4 4 (0.83%) MS Visio
5 1 (0.21%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 13 (2.70%) Dynamics AX
2 12 (2.49%) BusinessWorks
3 7 (1.45%) Dynamics CRM
4 6 (1.24%) Dynamics NAV
5 2 (0.41%) SAP PM
5 2 (0.41%) SAP SD
5 2 (0.41%) Oracle ERP
6 1 (0.21%) Agresso
6 1 (0.21%) SAP CRM
6 1 (0.21%) SAP FI/CO
6 1 (0.21%) Oracle EBS
6 1 (0.21%) SAP FI
6 1 (0.21%) SAP WM
6 1 (0.21%) Exstream
6 1 (0.21%) SAP CO
6 1 (0.21%) Oracle EBS R12
6 1 (0.21%) Oracle Retail
Cloud Services
1 17 (3.53%) Cloud Computing
2 8 (1.66%) SaaS
3 7 (1.45%) Office 365
4 2 (0.41%) IaaS
4 2 (0.41%) Microsoft Azure
4 2 (0.41%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 45 (9.34%) SAN
2 32 (6.64%) Firewall
3 30 (6.22%) TCP/IP
4 26 (5.39%) Network Security
5 22 (4.56%) SSL
6 20 (4.15%) VPN
7 18 (3.73%) DNS
8 16 (3.32%) FTP
9 15 (3.11%) Junos
10 13 (2.70%) NAS
11 10 (2.07%) Cisco ASA
11 10 (2.07%) WAN
12 9 (1.87%) SMTP
12 9 (1.87%) Ethernet
12 9 (1.87%) Internet
13 8 (1.66%) HTTP
13 8 (1.66%) LAN
14 7 (1.45%) HTTPS
14 7 (1.45%) MPLS
14 7 (1.45%) Intrusion Detection
Database & Business Intelligence
1 52 (10.79%) SQL Server
2 35 (7.26%) DB2
3 20 (4.15%) Data Warehouse
4 12 (2.49%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 11 (2.28%) SQL Server 2008
6 10 (2.07%) SQL Server 2005
7 9 (1.87%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 8 (1.66%) SQL Server Analysis Services
9 7 (1.45%) Oracle Reports
9 7 (1.45%) Microsoft Analysis Services
10 4 (0.83%) Oracle Database
10 4 (0.83%) SQL Server 2000
11 3 (0.62%) Oracle Database 10g
11 3 (0.62%) Oracle Database 11g
11 3 (0.62%) SAS Data Integration Studio
12 2 (0.41%) SQL Server 2012
12 2 (0.41%) MySQL
12 2 (0.41%) DTS
13 1 (0.21%) VLDB
13 1 (0.21%) OLTP
Development Applications
1 6 (1.24%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
1 6 (1.24%) Subversion
2 2 (0.41%) UltraEdit
3 1 (0.21%) Eclipse
3 1 (0.21%) Visual Studio
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
1 158 (32.78%) Finance
2 46 (9.54%) Retail
3 32 (6.64%) Banking
4 28 (5.81%) Telecoms
5 15 (3.11%) Marketing
6 9 (1.87%) Financial Institution
7 7 (1.45%) Retail Banking
8 6 (1.24%) Games
9 5 (1.04%) Local Government
10 3 (0.62%) Legal
10 3 (0.62%) Investment Banking
11 2 (0.41%) Corporate Banking
11 2 (0.41%) Advertising
11 2 (0.41%) Aerospace
12 1 (0.21%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 69 (14.32%) Analyst
2 59 (12.24%) Project Manager
3 52 (10.79%) Support Engineer
4 41 (8.51%) Administrator
5 32 (6.64%) Linux Engineer
6 31 (6.43%) Linux Administrator
7 30 (6.22%) Linux Support
7 30 (6.22%) Linux Support Engineer
8 27 (5.60%) UNIX Support
8 27 (5.60%) Consultant
9 26 (5.39%) Business Analyst
10 25 (5.19%) UNIX Engineer
11 23 (4.77%) UNIX Administrator
12 22 (4.56%) UNIX Support Engineer
13 21 (4.36%) Network Engineer
14 19 (3.94%) Service Manager
15 18 (3.73%) Support Analyst
16 17 (3.53%) Delivery Manager
17 16 (3.32%) Team Leader
17 16 (3.32%) Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 34 (7.05%) .NET
2 29 (6.02%) Middleware
3 12 (2.49%) Web Services
3 12 (2.49%) JMS
4 5 (1.04%) HTML
4 5 (1.04%) ASP.NET
5 3 (0.62%) XML
5 3 (0.62%) CSS
6 2 (0.41%) Oracle Fusion
6 2 (0.41%) jQuery
6 2 (0.41%) COM
6 2 (0.41%) J2EE
7 1 (0.21%) XHTML
7 1 (0.21%) JSON
7 1 (0.21%) Ajax
Miscellaneous
1 34 (7.05%) Management Information System
2 25 (5.19%) Computer Science
3 18 (3.73%) Client/Server
3 18 (3.73%) Enterprise Software
4 17 (3.53%) e-Health
5 16 (3.32%) Clustering
6 13 (2.70%) SecurID
7 8 (1.66%) FlexPod
8 7 (1.45%) Animation
9 5 (1.04%) Mainframe
9 5 (1.04%) Thin Client
9 5 (1.04%) Blackberry
9 5 (1.04%) Data Integration
9 5 (1.04%) Fat Client
9 5 (1.04%) Tandem
9 5 (1.04%) IVR
9 5 (1.04%) Smart Meter
9 5 (1.04%) Digital Media
10 4 (0.83%) Economics
10 4 (0.83%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 104 (21.58%) Windows
2 96 (19.92%) Linux
3 61 (12.66%) UNIX
4 41 (8.51%) Windows Server 2008
5 40 (8.30%) Windows Server 2003
6 25 (5.19%) AIX
7 20 (4.15%) Windows Server 2012
8 16 (3.32%) Solaris
8 16 (3.32%) Windows 2000
9 15 (3.11%) HPUX
10 13 (2.70%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
11 11 (2.28%) VMS
12 9 (1.87%) Windows 7
13 6 (1.24%) Windows XP
14 2 (0.41%) Mac OS
14 2 (0.41%) Windows NT
15 1 (0.21%) Windows Vista
15 1 (0.21%) CentOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 154 (31.95%) ITIL
2 106 (21.99%) Project Management
3 84 (17.43%) Problem Management
4 74 (15.35%) PRINCE2
5 49 (10.17%) Incident Management
6 44 (9.13%) Service Delivery
7 43 (8.92%) Service Management
8 40 (8.30%) Stakeholder Management
9 37 (7.68%) Change Control
10 28 (5.81%) Disaster Recovery
10 28 (5.81%) Agile Software Development
11 27 (5.60%) Capacity Planning
12 25 (5.19%) Release Management
13 24 (4.98%) EAI
13 24 (4.98%) SOA
13 24 (4.98%) Performance Tuning
14 23 (4.77%) Continuous Improvement
14 23 (4.77%) Capacity Management
15 22 (4.56%) ERP
16 21 (4.36%) Business Analysis
Programming Languages
1 49 (10.17%) SQL
2 33 (6.85%) PowerShell
3 32 (6.64%) Java
4 30 (6.22%) Perl
5 19 (3.94%) Python
6 16 (3.32%) Shell Script
7 12 (2.49%) Ruby
7 12 (2.49%) C#
7 12 (2.49%) VB.NET
8 7 (1.45%) T-SQL
9 6 (1.24%) VB
9 6 (1.24%) C
10 5 (1.04%) PHP
10 5 (1.04%) JavaScript
11 4 (0.83%) PL/SQL
12 1 (0.21%) REXX
12 1 (0.21%) VBScript
12 1 (0.21%) C++
12 1 (0.21%) JCL
Qualifications
1 71 (14.73%) Degree
2 42 (8.71%) Microsoft Certification
3 36 (7.47%) Security Cleared
4 28 (5.81%) MCITP
5 27 (5.60%) ITIL Certification
6 26 (5.39%) MCSE
7 16 (3.32%) MCTS
7 16 (3.32%) MCSA
8 15 (3.11%) CCA
8 15 (3.11%) Citrix Certification
9 14 (2.90%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
9 14 (2.90%) Cisco Certification
10 12 (2.49%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
10 12 (2.49%) CCNA
10 12 (2.49%) ISEB
11 10 (2.07%) SC Cleared
12 7 (1.45%) ISTQB
13 6 (1.24%) A+ Certification
14 5 (1.04%) CCNP
14 5 (1.04%) MCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 81 (16.80%) SLA
2 20 (4.15%) QA
3 1 (0.21%) ISO 9001
3 1 (0.21%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 51 (10.58%) Active Directory
2 48 (9.96%) VMware Infrastructure
3 37 (7.68%) VMware ESX
4 17 (3.53%) vCloud
4 17 (3.53%) VMFS
4 17 (3.53%) VMware ESXi
4 17 (3.53%) VMware Server
5 14 (2.90%) Citrix Presentation Server
6 12 (2.49%) vSphere
7 7 (1.45%) Snort
8 6 (1.24%) Hyper-V
9 4 (0.83%) XenApp
9 4 (0.83%) XenServer
10 3 (0.62%) NFS
10 3 (0.62%) Oracle RAC
11 2 (0.41%) MetaFrame
12 1 (0.21%) Oracle RMAN
12 1 (0.21%) Tivoli Directory Server
12 1 (0.21%) RHEV
Systems Management
1 12 (2.49%) TIBCO Hawk
2 10 (2.07%) Norton AntiVirus
3 9 (1.87%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
4 8 (1.66%) SCCM
5 7 (1.45%) Nessus
5 7 (1.45%) McAfee ePO
6 6 (1.24%) FortiGate
6 6 (1.24%) HP Quality Center
7 4 (0.83%) Data Guard
8 3 (0.62%) Backup Exec
8 3 (0.62%) SCOM
9 2 (0.41%) HP SIM
9 2 (0.41%) HP Data Protector
9 2 (0.41%) Nagios
9 2 (0.41%) Legato
9 2 (0.41%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
9 2 (0.41%) NetBackup
10 1 (0.21%) Tivoli
10 1 (0.21%) Tivoli Identity Manager
10 1 (0.21%) CA Endevor
Vendors
1 91 (18.88%) Microsoft
2 66 (13.69%) VMware
3 48 (9.96%) HP
4 36 (7.47%) Citrix
4 36 (7.47%) Cisco
5 35 (7.26%) Oracle
6 31 (6.43%) NetApp
7 29 (6.02%) EMC
8 24 (4.98%) Juniper
8 24 (4.98%) CheckPoint
9 22 (4.56%) Symantec
10 20 (4.15%) Red Hat
11 19 (3.94%) CA
12 18 (3.73%) McAfee
12 18 (3.73%) Sophos
13 17 (3.53%) TIBCO
14 16 (3.32%) Fujitsu
15 13 (2.70%) Axway
15 13 (2.70%) Fortinet
16 11 (2.28%) SAP
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