Period
to 13 December 2019

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in England 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 13 December 2019 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Change Management
UK > England
6 months to
13 Dec 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 107 115 108
Rank change year-on-year +8 -7 +4
Permanent jobs citing Change Management 3,629 4,199 5,123
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in England 2.95% 2.84% 3.04%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 3.21% 3.08% 3.29%
Number of salaries quoted 2,811 3,018 3,937
England median annual salary £55,000 £55,000 £52,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - +4.76% -
10th Percentile £31,250 £32,500 £32,500
90th Percentile £82,500 £81,250 £85,000
UK median annual salary £55,000 £52,500 £52,500
% change year-on-year +4.76% - +1.94%

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 England with a requirement for process or methodology skills.

All Process and Methodology Skills
England
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for process or methodology skills 113,130 136,304 155,723
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in England 92.07% 92.08% 92.29%
Number of salaries quoted 90,438 108,985 124,667
England median annual salary £52,789 £52,500 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +0.55% +5.00% -
10th Percentile £30,000 £30,000 £28,500
90th Percentile £87,500 £85,000 £80,000
UK median annual salary £52,500 £52,500 £50,000
% change year-on-year - +5.00% +3.09%

Change Management
Job Vacancy Trend in England

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

Job vacancy trend for Change Management in England

Change Management
Salary Trend in England

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

Salary trend for Change Management in England

Change Management
Salary Histogram in England

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Change Management in England over the 6 months to 13 December 2019.

Salary histogram for Change Management in England

Change Management
Job Locations in England

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Change Management within the England region over the 6 months to 13 December 2019. 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
London +9 1,540 £60,000 - 120
North of England +40 643 £50,000 - 97
South East -19 595 £55,000 +4.76% 84
Midlands -1 459 £45,000 -5.26% 84
West Midlands +16 339 £45,000 -10.00% 61
North West +15 317 £45,000 -14.29% 53
Yorkshire +73 268 £50,000 +17.65% 37
South West +35 196 £47,500 - 37
East of England -11 182 £50,000 -4.76% 38
East Midlands -12 120 £50,000 +17.65% 23
North East +38 57 £46,568 +9.57% 7
Change Management
UK

For the 6 months to 13 December 2019, IT jobs citing Change Management also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all permanent job ads across the England region with a requirement for Change Management.

1 1,149 (31.66%) Finance
2 1,033 (28.47%) ITIL
3 976 (26.89%) Agile Software Development
4 893 (24.61%) Microsoft
5 786 (21.66%) Project Management
6 666 (18.35%) Windows
7 600 (16.53%) Problem-Solving
8 552 (15.21%) SQL
9 520 (14.33%) Analytical Skills
10 472 (13.01%) Active Directory
10 472 (13.01%) Stakeholder Management
11 463 (12.76%) Service Management
12 454 (12.51%) Continuous Improvement
13 450 (12.40%) Degree
14 381 (10.50%) Azure
15 364 (10.03%) Office 365
16 359 (9.89%) Service Delivery
17 358 (9.86%) Microsoft Office
17 358 (9.86%) Project Delivery
18 352 (9.70%) PRINCE2
19 346 (9.53%) Incident Management
20 333 (9.18%) SQL Server
21 323 (8.90%) Management Information System
22 319 (8.79%) Windows Server
23 308 (8.49%) Linux
24 302 (8.32%) Digital Transformation Programme
25 296 (8.16%) VMware
26 292 (8.05%) DevOps
27 274 (7.55%) Problem Management
28 268 (7.38%) Cisco

Change Management
Co-occurring IT Skills in England 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
1 170 (4.68%) SharePoint
2 127 (3.50%) MS Exchange
3 90 (2.48%) Skype for Business
4 82 (2.26%) IIS
5 58 (1.60%) Confluence
6 43 (1.18%) Exchange Server 2013
7 30 (0.83%) CMS
8 28 (0.77%) Apache
8 28 (0.77%) IBM Notes
9 18 (0.50%) Exchange Server 2010
9 18 (0.50%) IBM Domino
9 18 (0.50%) WebLogic
10 15 (0.41%) Elasticsearch
11 13 (0.36%) Exchange Server 2007
12 9 (0.25%) Apache Spark
12 9 (0.25%) SharePoint 2013
13 8 (0.22%) EPiServer
13 8 (0.22%) JBoss
14 7 (0.19%) BizTalk Server
14 7 (0.19%) SharePoint Server
Applications
1 358 (9.86%) Microsoft Office
2 171 (4.71%) Microsoft Excel
3 106 (2.92%) Microsoft Project
4 104 (2.87%) MS Visio
5 102 (2.81%) Microsoft PowerPoint
6 13 (0.36%) Open Workbench
7 10 (0.28%) Acrobat
8 9 (0.25%) Spreadsheet
9 3 (0.083%) AutoCAD
9 3 (0.083%) SketchUp
10 2 (0.055%) InfoPath
10 2 (0.055%) Sketch
11 1 (0.028%) Siemens NX
Business Applications
1 57 (1.57%) Dynamics CRM
2 24 (0.66%) Oracle EBS
3 23 (0.63%) SAP S/4HANA
4 18 (0.50%) Dynamics AX
5 16 (0.44%) SAP BPC
6 14 (0.39%) NetSuite
6 14 (0.39%) Oracle Applications
6 14 (0.39%) Remedy ITSM
7 13 (0.36%) SAP CO
7 13 (0.36%) SAP FI
7 13 (0.36%) SAP FI/CO
8 12 (0.33%) Dynamics NAV
9 11 (0.30%) Oracle Financials
9 11 (0.30%) Oracle General Ledger
9 11 (0.30%) Oracle Payables
9 11 (0.30%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
9 11 (0.30%) Oracle Receivables
10 10 (0.28%) Oracle Internet Expenses
11 8 (0.22%) SAP ERP
12 7 (0.19%) Oracle Cash Management
Cloud Services
1 381 (10.50%) Azure
2 364 (10.03%) Office 365
3 265 (7.30%) AWS
4 149 (4.11%) SaaS
5 116 (3.20%) Power Platform
6 73 (2.01%) Azure Active Directory
7 50 (1.38%) IaaS
8 43 (1.18%) Cloud Computing
9 41 (1.13%) Dynamics 365
10 39 (1.07%) GCP
11 35 (0.96%) PaaS
12 25 (0.69%) Amazon EC2
13 23 (0.63%) Amazon S3
14 21 (0.58%) PowerApps
15 19 (0.52%) Serverless
16 17 (0.47%) AWS CloudFormation
17 16 (0.44%) AWS Lambda
17 16 (0.44%) SuccessFactors
18 15 (0.41%) Amazon ECS
19 13 (0.36%) Azure Data Factory
Communications & Networking
1 252 (6.94%) WAN
2 251 (6.92%) Firewall
3 244 (6.72%) DNS
4 234 (6.45%) LAN
5 210 (5.79%) DHCP
6 147 (4.05%) TCP/IP
7 143 (3.94%) Network Security
8 136 (3.75%) VPN
9 120 (3.31%) Wireless
10 113 (3.11%) Internet
11 95 (2.62%) Skype
12 83 (2.29%) SAN
13 81 (2.23%) VoIP
14 51 (1.41%) MPLS
15 45 (1.24%) SSL
15 45 (1.24%) VLAN
16 40 (1.10%) Wi-Fi
17 37 (1.02%) Remote Desktop
18 32 (0.88%) Intranet
19 29 (0.80%) NAS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 333 (9.18%) SQL Server
2 107 (2.95%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 101 (2.78%) Power BI
4 100 (2.76%) Data Warehouse
5 96 (2.65%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 78 (2.15%) Relational Database
7 57 (1.57%) SQL Server Analysis Services
8 54 (1.49%) Oracle Database
9 42 (1.16%) BusinessObjects
9 42 (1.16%) NoSQL
10 40 (1.10%) PostgreSQL
11 36 (0.99%) Microsoft Analysis Services
11 36 (0.99%) MongoDB
12 33 (0.91%) Oracle Reports
13 32 (0.88%) SQL Server 2012
14 30 (0.83%) Amazon RDS
15 26 (0.72%) Big Data
16 24 (0.66%) MySQL
17 23 (0.63%) DB2
18 20 (0.55%) Azure SQL Database
Development Applications
1 141 (3.89%) JIRA
2 90 (2.48%) Git (software)
3 58 (1.60%) Jenkins
4 51 (1.41%) Visual Studio
5 41 (1.13%) Team Foundation Server
6 27 (0.74%) Octopus Deploy
6 27 (0.74%) Oracle Forms
7 22 (0.61%) Visual Studio Team System
8 20 (0.55%) NUnit
8 20 (0.55%) SpecFlow
9 14 (0.39%) Bitbucket
9 14 (0.39%) Maven
10 11 (0.30%) webpack
11 10 (0.28%) GitLab
11 10 (0.28%) Selenium
12 9 (0.25%) Atlassian Bamboo
13 8 (0.22%) JMeter
13 8 (0.22%) MSI
14 7 (0.19%) Oracle APEX
14 7 (0.19%) Protractor
General
1 1,149 (31.66%) Finance
2 210 (5.79%) Banking
3 187 (5.15%) Telecoms
4 154 (4.24%) Legal
4 154 (4.24%) Public Sector
5 149 (4.11%) Retail
6 131 (3.61%) Financial Institution
7 103 (2.84%) Back Office
8 98 (2.70%) Marketing
9 97 (2.67%) Law
10 92 (2.54%) Front Office
11 54 (1.49%) Manufacturing
12 42 (1.16%) Local Government
13 29 (0.80%) Electronics
14 25 (0.69%) Police
15 24 (0.66%) Billing
16 23 (0.63%) Advertising
16 23 (0.63%) Automotive
17 16 (0.44%) Publishing
18 15 (0.41%) Aerospace
Job Titles
1 692 (19.07%) Analyst
2 367 (10.11%) Project Manager
3 253 (6.97%) Business Analyst
4 204 (5.62%) IT Manager
5 191 (5.26%) Consultant
5 191 (5.26%) Developer
6 164 (4.52%) Change Manager
7 155 (4.27%) Service Manager
8 148 (4.08%) Architect
9 147 (4.05%) Infrastructure Engineer
10 143 (3.94%) Support Engineer
11 121 (3.33%) Support Analyst
12 107 (2.95%) Network Engineer
13 102 (2.81%) Infrastructure Manager
14 96 (2.65%) IT Support
15 95 (2.62%) Business Manager
16 87 (2.40%) Senior Manager
17 86 (2.37%) Delivery Manager
18 83 (2.29%) IT Project Manager
19 77 (2.12%) Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 184 (5.07%) .NET
2 111 (3.06%) Web Services
3 86 (2.37%) HTML
4 85 (2.34%) XML
5 78 (2.15%) CSS
6 74 (2.04%) ASP.NET
7 64 (1.76%) JSON
8 59 (1.63%) REST
9 58 (1.60%) Node.js
10 56 (1.54%) SOAP
11 30 (0.83%) jQuery
12 29 (0.80%) LDAP
13 28 (0.77%) Middleware
14 25 (0.69%) ASP.NET Web Forms
15 24 (0.66%) .NET Framework
16 23 (0.63%) AngularJS
16 23 (0.63%) HTML5
16 23 (0.63%) WCF
17 22 (0.61%) Kafka
17 22 (0.61%) Spring
Miscellaneous
1 520 (14.33%) Analytical Skills
2 323 (8.90%) Management Information System
3 193 (5.32%) Data Centre
4 166 (4.57%) User Experience
5 154 (4.24%) Self-Motivation
6 93 (2.56%) Fixed Income
7 61 (1.68%) CMDB
8 60 (1.65%) Greenfield Project
9 57 (1.57%) Virtual Team
10 54 (1.49%) Equities
11 52 (1.43%) Public Cloud
12 41 (1.13%) Hedge funds
13 40 (1.10%) PMI
14 39 (1.07%) Reference Data
15 37 (1.02%) Derivative
15 37 (1.02%) Enterprise Software
16 32 (0.88%) Driving Licence
17 31 (0.85%) Private Cloud
18 30 (0.83%) Replication
19 28 (0.77%) Data Structures
Operating Systems
1 666 (18.35%) Windows
2 319 (8.79%) Windows Server
3 308 (8.49%) Linux
4 158 (4.35%) Windows 10
5 144 (3.97%) Unix
6 143 (3.94%) Windows Server 2012
7 134 (3.69%) Windows Server 2008
8 102 (2.81%) Windows 7
9 73 (2.01%) Windows Server 2003
10 42 (1.16%) Android
11 40 (1.10%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
12 30 (0.83%) CentOS
13 24 (0.66%) Apple iOS
14 21 (0.58%) Solaris
15 19 (0.52%) AIX
16 17 (0.47%) Windows XP
17 16 (0.44%) SUSE
18 15 (0.41%) Windows 2000
19 13 (0.36%) VMS
20 12 (0.33%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 1,033 (28.47%) ITIL
2 976 (26.89%) Agile Software Development
3 786 (21.66%) Project Management
4 600 (16.53%) Problem-Solving
5 472 (13.01%) Stakeholder Management
6 463 (12.76%) Service Management
7 454 (12.51%) Continuous Improvement
8 359 (9.89%) Service Delivery
9 358 (9.86%) Project Delivery
10 352 (9.70%) PRINCE2
11 346 (9.53%) Incident Management
12 302 (8.32%) Digital Transformation Programme
13 292 (8.05%) DevOps
14 274 (7.55%) Problem Management
15 266 (7.33%) Analytics
15 266 (7.33%) Business Analysis
16 260 (7.16%) Coaching
17 259 (7.14%) Mentoring
18 232 (6.39%) Risk Management
19 225 (6.20%) ITSM
Programming Languages
1 552 (15.21%) SQL
2 169 (4.66%) C
3 142 (3.91%) C#
3 142 (3.91%) PowerShell
4 105 (2.89%) Java
5 98 (2.70%) JavaScript
6 87 (2.40%) Python
7 72 (1.98%) Bash Shell
7 72 (1.98%) T-SQL
8 60 (1.65%) PL/SQL
9 28 (0.77%) Shell Script
10 25 (0.69%) VBA
11 24 (0.66%) VB
12 22 (0.61%) Go
13 21 (0.58%) Embedded C
13 21 (0.58%) Perl
14 17 (0.47%) C++
14 17 (0.47%) VB.NET
15 16 (0.44%) PHP
16 15 (0.41%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 450 (12.40%) Degree
2 217 (5.98%) Security Cleared
3 147 (4.05%) Microsoft Certification
4 146 (4.02%) Cisco Certification
5 119 (3.28%) SC Cleared
6 109 (3.00%) MCSE
7 96 (2.65%) DV Cleared
8 94 (2.59%) PMI Certification
9 78 (2.15%) CCNA
10 70 (1.93%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
11 66 (1.82%) PMP
12 62 (1.71%) MCSA
13 61 (1.68%) ITIL Certification
14 58 (1.60%) CCNP
15 57 (1.57%) CIMA
16 54 (1.49%) CFA
16 54 (1.49%) CISSP
17 41 (1.13%) PRINCE2 Certification
18 40 (1.10%) ISEB
18 40 (1.10%) MCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 253 (6.97%) SLA
2 192 (5.29%) PMO
3 160 (4.41%) QA
4 136 (3.75%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 93 (2.56%) GDPR
6 87 (2.40%) Data Quality
7 27 (0.74%) PCI DSS
8 24 (0.66%) COBIT
8 24 (0.66%) Cyber Essentials
9 22 (0.61%) NIST
10 19 (0.52%) Sarbanes-Oxley
11 18 (0.50%) Cyber Essentials PLUS
12 11 (0.30%) Solvency II
13 9 (0.25%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
14 8 (0.22%) ISO/IEC 20000
15 7 (0.19%) NIST 800
15 7 (0.19%) PMBOK
16 6 (0.17%) Actionable Recommendations
17 5 (0.14%) ISO 9001
17 5 (0.14%) NCSC
System Software
1 472 (13.01%) Active Directory
2 204 (5.62%) VMware Infrastructure
3 84 (2.31%) Hyper-V
4 72 (1.98%) Docker
5 55 (1.52%) VMware ESXi
6 48 (1.32%) Virtual Machines
7 41 (1.13%) XenDesktop
8 40 (1.10%) XenApp
9 36 (0.99%) Virtual Desktop
10 34 (0.94%) Virtual Servers
11 31 (0.85%) vSphere
12 24 (0.66%) Microsoft App-V
13 21 (0.58%) Firmware
14 16 (0.44%) Apache ZooKeeper
15 14 (0.39%) Microsoft Virtual Server
16 13 (0.36%) VMware Workstation
17 12 (0.33%) BitLocker
18 10 (0.28%) VirtualBox
19 9 (0.25%) etcd
19 9 (0.25%) Terminal Services
Systems Management
1 154 (4.24%) SCCM
2 69 (1.90%) Puppet
3 66 (1.82%) Ansible
4 51 (1.41%) Terraform
5 47 (1.30%) Opscode Chef
6 38 (1.05%) SCOM
7 34 (0.94%) Kubernetes
8 32 (0.88%) Microsoft Intune
9 25 (0.69%) Norton AntiVirus
10 23 (0.63%) Automic
11 22 (0.61%) WSUS
12 20 (0.55%) Single Sign-On
13 19 (0.52%) vCenter Server
14 16 (0.44%) Consul
15 13 (0.36%) Nessus
15 13 (0.36%) SCVMM
16 12 (0.33%) Istio
16 12 (0.33%) linkerd
17 11 (0.30%) AirWatch
18 10 (0.28%) McAfee ePO
Vendors
1 893 (24.61%) Microsoft
2 296 (8.16%) VMware
3 268 (7.38%) Cisco
4 209 (5.76%) Oracle
5 161 (4.44%) SAP
6 147 (4.05%) Citrix
7 123 (3.39%) HP
8 114 (3.14%) ServiceNow
9 66 (1.82%) CheckPoint
10 63 (1.74%) Palo Alto
11 62 (1.71%) Veeam
12 56 (1.54%) Red Hat
13 53 (1.46%) Salesforce.com
14 51 (1.41%) SolarWinds
15 49 (1.35%) IBM
16 47 (1.30%) Dell
17 45 (1.24%) Meraki
18 44 (1.21%) Apple
19 42 (1.16%) Adobe
19 42 (1.16%) McAfee