Period
to 22 November 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Cheshire with a requirement for Change Management skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited Change Management over the 6 months to 22 November 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Change Management
North West > Cheshire
6 months to
22 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 57 85 92
Rank change year-on-year +28 +7 -31
Permanent jobs citing Change Management 142 64 100
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Cheshire 4.62% 2.82% 3.12%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 5.20% 3.23% 3.53%
Number of salaries quoted 82 43 78
Cheshire median annual salary £50,000 £34,279 £43,750
Median salary % change year-on-year +45.86% -21.65% +2.94%
10th Percentile £32,500 £22,300 £30,500
90th Percentile £67,250 £53,500 £60,250
North West median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year - +5.88% +6.25%

Change Management 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 Cheshire with a requirement for process or methodology skills.

All Process and Methodology Skills
Cheshire
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for process or methodology skills 2732 1984 2834
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Cheshire 88.82% 87.44% 88.42%
Number of salaries quoted 2059 1678 2397
Cheshire median annual salary £45,000 £37,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +20.00% -6.25% -
10th Percentile £26,250 £22,500 £22,500
90th Percentile £65,000 £60,000 £60,000
North West median annual salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year +6.25% - +1.27%

Change Management
Job Vacancy Trend in Cheshire

Job postings citing Change Management as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Cheshire.

Job vacancy trend for Change Management in Cheshire

Change Management
Salary Trend in Cheshire

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

Salary trend for Change Management in Cheshire

Change Management
Salary Histogram in Cheshire

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Change Management in Cheshire over the 6 months to 22 November 2017.

Salary histogram for Change Management in Cheshire

Change Management
Job Locations in Cheshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Change Management within the Cheshire region over the 6 months to 22 November 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
Warrington +12 32 £45,000 - 3
Knutsford -29 28 £44,000 -
Chester +3 10 £40,000 +25.00% 3
Crewe +7 6 £56,250 +43.31%
Runcorn +1 5 - -
Macclesfield +7 4 £35,000 -26.32%
Wilmslow -2 3 £30,500 -11.02%
Ellesmere Port - 1 - -
Change Management
North West

For the 6 months to 22 November 2017, IT jobs citing Change Management 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 Cheshire region with a requirement for Change Management.

1 49 (34.51%) ITIL
1 49 (34.51%) Finance
2 44 (30.99%) Agile Software Development
3 41 (28.87%) Windows
4 36 (25.35%) Microsoft
4 36 (25.35%) Stakeholder Management
5 32 (22.54%) Risk Management
6 28 (19.72%) Project Management
7 27 (19.01%) Management Information System
8 24 (16.90%) Active Directory
9 23 (16.20%) Service Delivery
10 22 (15.49%) Linux
10 22 (15.49%) DNS
11 21 (14.79%) Data Centre
12 20 (14.08%) DHCP
12 20 (14.08%) Service Management
13 19 (13.38%) Banking
13 19 (13.38%) Incident Management
13 19 (13.38%) Degree
13 19 (13.38%) Problem Management
14 18 (12.68%) Waterfall
15 17 (11.97%) Cisco
15 17 (11.97%) MCSA
15 17 (11.97%) SQL
15 17 (11.97%) Citrix
15 17 (11.97%) Microsoft Certification
16 15 (10.56%) Continuous Improvement
17 14 (9.86%) VMware Infrastructure
17 14 (9.86%) Windows Server
17 14 (9.86%) VMware

Change Management
Co-occurring IT Skills in Cheshire 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 6 (4.23%) MS Exchange
2 5 (3.52%) JBoss
2 5 (3.52%) SharePoint
2 5 (3.52%) WebSphere
3 4 (2.82%) Confluence
4 3 (2.11%) Apache
4 3 (2.11%) Tomcat
4 3 (2.11%) WebSphere Application Server
5 2 (1.41%) MindAlign
5 2 (1.41%) Office Communications Server
5 2 (1.41%) SharePoint Server
5 2 (1.41%) Skype for Business
6 1 (0.70%) IBM Notes
6 1 (0.70%) IIS
6 1 (0.70%) SAS
Applications
1 10 (7.04%) Microsoft Excel
2 8 (5.63%) Microsoft Project
3 7 (4.93%) MS Visio
4 4 (2.82%) Microsoft Office
4 4 (2.82%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 3 (2.11%) Sage 1000
2 2 (1.41%) Dynamics AX
2 2 (1.41%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 2 (1.41%) Amazon AWS
1 2 (1.41%) Dynamics 365
1 2 (1.41%) Microsoft Azure
1 2 (1.41%) Office 365
1 2 (1.41%) PaaS
2 1 (0.70%) Force.com
2 1 (0.70%) Salesforce Service Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 22 (15.49%) DNS
2 20 (14.08%) DHCP
3 13 (9.15%) LAN
4 12 (8.45%) WAN
5 9 (6.34%) SAN
5 9 (6.34%) TCP/IP
6 6 (4.23%) LDAP
7 5 (3.52%) Firewall
7 5 (3.52%) HTTP
8 4 (2.82%) SSH
8 4 (2.82%) SSL
9 3 (2.11%) VoIP
9 3 (2.11%) WebEx
10 2 (1.41%) Ethernet
10 2 (1.41%) MPLS
10 2 (1.41%) Remote Desktop
11 1 (0.70%) Cisco ASA
11 1 (0.70%) Intrusion Detection
11 1 (0.70%) Network Security
11 1 (0.70%) VLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (2.82%) SQL Server
2 3 (2.11%) GIS
2 3 (2.11%) MS Access
2 3 (2.11%) MySQL
2 3 (2.11%) PostgreSQL
3 2 (1.41%) Hadoop
3 2 (1.41%) MongoDB
3 2 (1.41%) NoSQL
3 2 (1.41%) Oracle Database
3 2 (1.41%) Oracle Reports
3 2 (1.41%) QlikView
4 1 (0.70%) Big Data
4 1 (0.70%) Cognos Framework Manager
4 1 (0.70%) Cognos Report Studio
4 1 (0.70%) DTS
4 1 (0.70%) Relational Database
4 1 (0.70%) Snowflake Schema
4 1 (0.70%) SQL Server 2008
4 1 (0.70%) SQL Server 2016
4 1 (0.70%) SQL Server Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 12 (8.45%) JIRA
2 6 (4.23%) Jenkins
3 4 (2.82%) Sonatype Nexus
4 3 (2.11%) Mercurial
4 3 (2.11%) SonarQube
5 2 (1.41%) Oracle Forms
5 2 (1.41%) Subversion
6 1 (0.70%) Git (software)
General
1 49 (34.51%) Finance
2 19 (13.38%) Banking
3 13 (9.15%) Investment Banking
4 10 (7.04%) Legal
5 9 (6.34%) Manufacturing
6 7 (4.93%) Law
7 5 (3.52%) Retail Banking
8 2 (1.41%) Marketing
8 2 (1.41%) Retail
8 2 (1.41%) Telecoms
9 1 (0.70%) Corporate Banking
9 1 (0.70%) Financial Institution
9 1 (0.70%) Pharmaceutical
9 1 (0.70%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 22 (15.49%) Analyst
2 18 (12.68%) Change Manager
3 16 (11.27%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 12 (8.45%) Project Manager
5 10 (7.04%) Service Manager
6 9 (6.34%) Implementation Manager
6 9 (6.34%) Systems Engineer
7 8 (5.63%) Business Analyst
7 8 (5.63%) ITIL Manager
8 7 (4.93%) Technical Manager
9 6 (4.23%) Architect
9 6 (4.23%) Infrastructure Analyst
9 6 (4.23%) Programme Manager
9 6 (4.23%) Service Transition Manager
9 6 (4.23%) Transition Manager
10 5 (3.52%) Administrator
10 5 (3.52%) IT Manager
10 5 (3.52%) ITIL Change Manager
10 5 (3.52%) ITIL Implementation Manager
10 5 (3.52%) Services Delivery Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (8.45%) Middleware
2 4 (2.82%) ODBC
2 4 (2.82%) REST
2 4 (2.82%) SOAP
3 2 (1.41%) .NET
3 2 (1.41%) JMS
3 2 (1.41%) Web Services
3 2 (1.41%) WebSphere MQ
3 2 (1.41%) XMPP
4 1 (0.70%) .NET Framework
4 1 (0.70%) Ajax
4 1 (0.70%) ASP.NET
4 1 (0.70%) Django
4 1 (0.70%) IBM Integration Bus
4 1 (0.70%) J2EE
4 1 (0.70%) JSON
Miscellaneous
1 27 (19.01%) Management Information System
2 21 (14.79%) Data Centre
3 11 (7.75%) Fat Client
3 11 (7.75%) Thin Client
4 9 (6.34%) Analytical Skills
4 9 (6.34%) Life Science
5 6 (4.23%) Mainframe
5 6 (4.23%) Smart Meter
6 5 (3.52%) Computer Science
7 4 (2.82%) Mobile App
8 3 (2.11%) Clustering
8 3 (2.11%) Contactless
8 3 (2.11%) NHS
9 2 (1.41%) CMDB
9 2 (1.41%) Data Structures
9 2 (1.41%) Private Cloud
9 2 (1.41%) Smart Energy
9 2 (1.41%) Taxonomies
10 1 (0.70%) Enterprise Software
10 1 (0.70%) IBM Mainframe
Operating Systems
1 41 (28.87%) Windows
2 22 (15.49%) Linux
3 14 (9.86%) Windows Server
4 13 (9.15%) Unix
5 6 (4.23%) AIX
6 3 (2.11%) Mac OS X
6 3 (2.11%) Solaris
7 2 (1.41%) Windows 10
7 2 (1.41%) Windows 7
8 1 (0.70%) Android
8 1 (0.70%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 49 (34.51%) ITIL
2 44 (30.99%) Agile Software Development
3 36 (25.35%) Stakeholder Management
4 32 (22.54%) Risk Management
5 28 (19.72%) Project Management
6 23 (16.20%) Service Delivery
7 20 (14.08%) Service Management
8 19 (13.38%) Incident Management
8 19 (13.38%) Problem Management
9 18 (12.68%) Waterfall
10 15 (10.56%) Continuous Improvement
11 14 (9.86%) Migration
12 13 (9.15%) Release Management
12 13 (9.15%) Wealth Management
13 11 (7.75%) B2B
13 11 (7.75%) Business Analysis
13 11 (7.75%) Programme Delivery
14 10 (7.04%) PRINCE2
15 9 (6.34%) Information Security
15 9 (6.34%) Programme Management
Programming Languages
1 17 (11.97%) SQL
2 9 (6.34%) Java
3 6 (4.23%) Python
3 6 (4.23%) Shell Script
4 5 (3.52%) JavaScript
5 3 (2.11%) C
5 3 (2.11%) VBA
6 2 (1.41%) PL/SQL
6 2 (1.41%) PowerShell
7 1 (0.70%) T-SQL
7 1 (0.70%) VB
Qualifications
1 19 (13.38%) Degree
2 17 (11.97%) MCSA
2 17 (11.97%) Microsoft Certification
3 9 (6.34%) ITIL Certification
4 5 (3.52%) MCSE
5 4 (2.82%) PMP
6 2 (1.41%) CCNA
6 2 (1.41%) Cisco Certification
7 1 (0.70%) PgMP
7 1 (0.70%) PMI Certification
7 1 (0.70%) SC Cleared
7 1 (0.70%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (4.93%) QA
2 5 (3.52%) SLA
3 3 (2.11%) COBIT
4 2 (1.41%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 1 (0.70%) GDPR
5 1 (0.70%) PMO
5 1 (0.70%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 24 (16.90%) Active Directory
2 14 (9.86%) VMware Infrastructure
3 13 (9.15%) Hyper-V
4 3 (2.11%) Virtual Machines
5 2 (1.41%) VMware ESXi
6 1 (0.70%) Docker
Systems Management
1 11 (7.75%) SCOM
1 11 (7.75%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
1 11 (7.75%) WSUS
2 6 (4.23%) Opscode Chef
3 4 (2.82%) BladeLogic
3 4 (2.82%) CA Wily
3 4 (2.82%) Nagios
4 2 (1.41%) Graphite
4 2 (1.41%) Norton AntiVirus
4 2 (1.41%) Puppet
5 1 (0.70%) FortiGate
5 1 (0.70%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 36 (25.35%) Microsoft
2 17 (11.97%) Cisco
2 17 (11.97%) Citrix
3 14 (9.86%) Symantec
3 14 (9.86%) VMware
4 11 (7.75%) CommVault
4 11 (7.75%) Dell
4 11 (7.75%) EqualLogic
4 11 (7.75%) NetApp
5 9 (6.34%) IBM
6 6 (4.23%) Oracle
7 4 (2.82%) CA
7 4 (2.82%) CA Agile Central
8 3 (2.11%) Sage
8 3 (2.11%) ServiceNow
8 3 (2.11%) Veritas
9 2 (1.41%) arcserve
9 2 (1.41%) BMC
9 2 (1.41%) CheckPoint
9 2 (1.41%) Cognos