Period
to 26 November 2021

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 26 November 2021 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Change Management
UK > England
6 months to
26 Nov 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 127 157 109
Rank change year-on-year +30 -48 +17
Permanent jobs citing Change Management 3,089 1,064 3,781
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in England 2.73% 2.14% 3.01%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.89% 2.30% 3.25%
Number of salaries quoted 2,198 847 2,926
10th Percentile £34,750 £31,250 £31,250
25th Percentile £42,500 £40,500 £40,000
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £55,000 £51,250 £54,500
Median % change year-on-year +7.32% -5.96% -0.91%
75th Percentile £70,000 £65,000 £68,750
90th Percentile £87,500 £80,000 £82,500
UK median annual salary £55,000 £52,500 £54,000
% change year-on-year +4.76% -2.78% -0.13%

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 106,982 46,175 116,271
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in England 94.40% 92.94% 92.62%
Number of salaries quoted 72,314 39,080 94,167
10th Percentile £33,000 £33,000 £30,000
25th Percentile £42,500 £42,500 £38,750
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £60,000 £55,000 £52,500
Median % change year-on-year +9.09% +4.76% -
75th Percentile £78,750 £75,000 £71,250
90th Percentile £95,000 £90,000 £87,500
UK median annual salary £60,000 £55,000 £52,500
% change year-on-year +9.09% +4.76% +2.94%

Change Management
Job Vacancy Trend in England

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

Job vacancy trend for Change Management in England

Change Management
Salary Trend in England

3-month moving average salary quoted in jobs citing Change Management in England.

Salary trend for Change Management in England

Change Management
Salary Histogram in England

Salary distribution for jobs citing Change Management in England over the 6 months to 26 November 2021.

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 26 November 2021. 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 +49 1,265 £62,500 +4.17% 198
South East +47 551 £55,000 +4.76% 75
North of England -23 456 £45,000 - 84
Midlands 0 407 £47,500 +5.56% 73
West Midlands -1 291 £47,500 +5.56% 61
North West -12 272 £47,500 -3.06% 45
East of England +13 204 £48,000 -8.57% 40
South West -5 155 £50,000 +1.01% 37
Yorkshire -36 141 £42,500 - 29
East Midlands +2 115 £45,000 - 12
North East -13 44 £41,697 -4.69% 10
Change Management
UK

For the 6 months to 26 November 2021, 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 1,129 (36.55%) Social Skills
2 982 (31.79%) Agile Software Development
3 877 (28.39%) Finance
4 808 (26.16%) Project Management
5 699 (22.63%) Microsoft
6 659 (21.33%) ITIL
7 634 (20.52%) Problem-Solving
8 488 (15.80%) Stakeholder Management
9 481 (15.57%) Degree
10 450 (14.57%) Analytical Skills
11 444 (14.37%) Azure
12 431 (13.95%) Windows
13 407 (13.18%) Continuous Improvement
14 399 (12.92%) Risk Management
15 397 (12.85%) SQL
16 342 (11.07%) Project Delivery
17 320 (10.36%) Linux
18 317 (10.26%) Management Information System
19 310 (10.04%) Microsoft 365
19 310 (10.04%) DevOps
20 300 (9.71%) Active Directory
21 284 (9.19%) Service Management
22 271 (8.77%) Analytics
23 263 (8.51%) Problem Management
24 255 (8.26%) Service Delivery
25 253 (8.19%) Business Intelligence
26 250 (8.09%) AWS
27 247 (8.00%) PRINCE2
28 244 (7.90%) Oracle
29 241 (7.80%) Incident Management

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
1 141 (4.56%) SharePoint
2 60 (1.94%) Confluence
3 52 (1.68%) IIS
4 30 (0.97%) Tomcat
5 29 (0.94%) MS Exchange
6 27 (0.87%) CMS
7 22 (0.71%) WebLogic
8 19 (0.62%) JBoss
9 17 (0.55%) Apache
10 16 (0.52%) OpenStack
11 15 (0.49%) Apache Spark
12 11 (0.36%) SAS
13 8 (0.26%) BizTalk Server
14 7 (0.23%) Elasticsearch
14 7 (0.23%) nginx
14 7 (0.23%) WordPress
15 6 (0.19%) Drupal
15 6 (0.19%) Skype for Business
16 5 (0.16%) Kentico
16 5 (0.16%) Oracle Workflow
Applications
1 235 (7.61%) Microsoft Office
2 204 (6.60%) Microsoft Excel
3 68 (2.20%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 59 (1.91%) Microsoft Project
5 51 (1.65%) MS Visio
6 10 (0.32%) SOLIDWORKS
7 9 (0.29%) Spreadsheet
8 8 (0.26%) Oracle Smart View
9 7 (0.23%) Siemens NX
10 5 (0.16%) Simulink
11 4 (0.13%) Open Workbench
11 4 (0.13%) SPSS
12 2 (0.065%) Adobe Creative Suite
12 2 (0.065%) Chatbot
13 1 (0.032%) Camtasia
13 1 (0.032%) InfoPath
Business Applications
1 47 (1.52%) NetSuite
2 39 (1.26%) Dynamics CRM
3 21 (0.68%) SAP HR
4 16 (0.52%) Dynamics AX
4 16 (0.52%) SAP S/4HANA
5 14 (0.45%) Oracle ERP
5 14 (0.45%) Remedy ITSM
6 11 (0.36%) Primavera
7 9 (0.29%) Oracle Payables
8 8 (0.26%) SAP MDG
9 7 (0.23%) Oracle Cash Management
9 7 (0.23%) Oracle General Ledger
9 7 (0.23%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
9 7 (0.23%) Oracle Receivables
9 7 (0.23%) Oracle Subledger Accounting
9 7 (0.23%) SAP Oil and Gas
9 7 (0.23%) Teamcenter
9 7 (0.23%) Workday HCM
10 6 (0.19%) Infor M3
11 5 (0.16%) Oracle EBS R12
Cloud Services
1 444 (14.37%) Azure
2 310 (10.04%) Microsoft 365
3 250 (8.09%) AWS
4 164 (5.31%) Power Platform
5 144 (4.66%) SaaS
6 109 (3.53%) IaaS
7 101 (3.27%) PaaS
8 87 (2.82%) GCP
9 68 (2.20%) Dynamics 365
10 58 (1.88%) GitHub
11 49 (1.59%) Serverless
12 47 (1.52%) Cloud Computing
13 45 (1.46%) OneDrive
14 42 (1.36%) Azure Active Directory
15 30 (0.97%) Power Automate
15 30 (0.97%) PowerApps
16 25 (0.81%) Azure Data Factory
17 23 (0.74%) Azure Logic Apps
18 22 (0.71%) Azure Sentinel
19 18 (0.58%) Google Data Studio
Communications & Networking
1 200 (6.47%) Firewall
2 155 (5.02%) DNS
3 117 (3.79%) WAN
4 105 (3.40%) LAN
4 105 (3.40%) VPN
5 100 (3.24%) TCP/IP
6 96 (3.11%) DHCP
7 78 (2.53%) Network Security
8 62 (2.01%) SAN
9 55 (1.78%) Wireless
10 54 (1.75%) Wi-Fi
11 50 (1.62%) Internet
12 44 (1.42%) HTTP
13 41 (1.33%) BGP
14 38 (1.23%) Remote Desktop
15 33 (1.07%) VoIP
16 31 (1.00%) IPsec
17 28 (0.91%) FTP
18 27 (0.87%) VLAN
19 25 (0.81%) OSPF
Database & Business Intelligence
1 230 (7.45%) SQL Server
2 148 (4.79%) Power BI
3 73 (2.36%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 72 (2.33%) Relational Database
5 63 (2.04%) Data Warehouse
6 59 (1.91%) Big Data
7 57 (1.85%) Tableau
8 53 (1.72%) MySQL
9 49 (1.59%) SQL Server Reporting Services
10 38 (1.23%) NoSQL
11 37 (1.20%) PostgreSQL
12 34 (1.10%) Oracle Database
13 25 (0.81%) Metadata
14 24 (0.78%) Looker
14 24 (0.78%) RDBMS
15 22 (0.71%) SQL Server 2012
16 19 (0.62%) MarkLogic
17 18 (0.58%) MongoDB
18 17 (0.55%) SAP HANA
19 15 (0.49%) Oracle Database 12c
Development Applications
1 214 (6.93%) JIRA
2 83 (2.69%) Git (software)
3 76 (2.46%) Jenkins
4 29 (0.94%) GitLab
5 28 (0.91%) Maven
6 25 (0.81%) TeamCity
7 21 (0.68%) Bitbucket
7 21 (0.68%) Team Foundation Server
8 20 (0.65%) Visual Studio
9 17 (0.55%) IntelliJ
10 15 (0.49%) Atlassian Bamboo
11 14 (0.45%) Selenium
12 9 (0.29%) Gradle
12 9 (0.29%) Sonatype Nexus
13 7 (0.23%) Subversion
14 6 (0.19%) Octopus Deploy
15 5 (0.16%) TestRail
16 4 (0.13%) Burp Suite
16 4 (0.13%) Gatling
16 4 (0.13%) WebDriver
General
1 1,129 (36.55%) Social Skills
2 877 (28.39%) Finance
3 450 (14.57%) Analytical Skills
4 196 (6.35%) Retail
5 168 (5.44%) Influencing Skills
6 163 (5.28%) Law
7 161 (5.21%) Banking
8 148 (4.79%) Telecoms
9 143 (4.63%) Organisational Skills
10 137 (4.44%) Presentation Skills
11 114 (3.69%) Public Sector
12 106 (3.43%) Legal
13 104 (3.37%) Manufacturing
14 81 (2.62%) Marketing
15 68 (2.20%) Documentation Skills
16 60 (1.94%) Pharmaceutical
17 59 (1.91%) Inclusion and Diversity
18 49 (1.59%) Police
19 36 (1.17%) Games
20 34 (1.10%) Investment Banking
Job Titles
1 517 (16.74%) Analyst
2 342 (11.07%) Project Manager
3 181 (5.86%) IT Manager
4 180 (5.83%) Consultant
5 164 (5.31%) Developer
6 143 (4.63%) Business Analyst
7 124 (4.01%) Senior Manager
8 110 (3.56%) Change Manager
9 98 (3.17%) Infrastructure Engineer
10 94 (3.04%) Support Analyst
11 93 (3.01%) Network Engineer
12 86 (2.78%) IT Analyst
13 82 (2.65%) Administrator
13 82 (2.65%) Applications Support
14 75 (2.43%) Business Manager
15 74 (2.40%) Senior Project Manager
16 73 (2.36%) Delivery Manager
17 70 (2.27%) DevOps Engineer
17 70 (2.27%) IT Project Manager
18 66 (2.14%) Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 131 (4.24%) .NET
2 100 (3.24%) Web Services
3 96 (3.11%) HTML
4 77 (2.49%) CSS
5 66 (2.14%) XML
6 61 (1.97%) REST
7 53 (1.72%) Middleware
8 33 (1.07%) React
8 33 (1.07%) Velocity
9 31 (1.00%) LDAP
10 30 (0.97%) ASP.NET
11 29 (0.94%) AngularJS
11 29 (0.94%) JSON
11 29 (0.94%) XSLT
12 24 (0.78%) Kafka
13 21 (0.68%) Spring
14 19 (0.62%) HTML5
14 19 (0.62%) Node.js
14 19 (0.62%) SOAP
15 18 (0.58%) Elastic Stack
Miscellaneous
1 317 (10.26%) Management Information System
2 100 (3.24%) User Experience
3 91 (2.95%) Data Centre
4 78 (2.53%) Self-Motivation
5 58 (1.88%) Clustering
6 55 (1.78%) Public Cloud
7 50 (1.62%) Virtual Team
8 48 (1.55%) Smart Meter
9 44 (1.42%) Taxonomies
10 41 (1.33%) Data Structures
11 38 (1.23%) NHS
12 37 (1.20%) CMDB
13 36 (1.17%) Social Media
14 35 (1.13%) Cloud Native
14 35 (1.13%) Data Protection Act
15 34 (1.10%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
16 32 (1.04%) Life Science
17 31 (1.00%) Private Cloud
18 30 (0.97%) PKI
18 30 (0.97%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 431 (13.95%) Windows
2 320 (10.36%) Linux
3 223 (7.22%) Windows Server
4 136 (4.40%) Unix
5 77 (2.49%) Windows 10
6 58 (1.88%) Windows Server 2012
7 57 (1.85%) Windows Server 2016
8 39 (1.26%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 34 (1.10%) Windows Server 2008
10 33 (1.07%) Android
10 33 (1.07%) CentOS
11 31 (1.00%) Windows Server 2019
12 21 (0.68%) Ubuntu
13 19 (0.62%) Apple iOS
14 17 (0.55%) Windows 7
14 17 (0.55%) Windows Server 2003
15 16 (0.52%) Mac OS
16 13 (0.42%) Solaris
17 12 (0.39%) Fedora
18 11 (0.36%) Data ONTAP
Processes & Methodologies
1 982 (31.79%) Agile Software Development
2 808 (26.16%) Project Management
3 659 (21.33%) ITIL
4 634 (20.52%) Problem-Solving
5 488 (15.80%) Stakeholder Management
6 407 (13.18%) Continuous Improvement
7 399 (12.92%) Risk Management
8 342 (11.07%) Project Delivery
9 310 (10.04%) DevOps
10 284 (9.19%) Service Management
11 271 (8.77%) Analytics
12 263 (8.51%) Problem Management
13 255 (8.26%) Service Delivery
14 253 (8.19%) Business Intelligence
15 247 (8.00%) PRINCE2
16 241 (7.80%) Incident Management
17 233 (7.54%) SDLC
18 225 (7.28%) Scrum
19 207 (6.70%) ERP
20 205 (6.64%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 397 (12.85%) SQL
2 183 (5.92%) Python
3 147 (4.76%) PowerShell
4 137 (4.44%) Java
5 122 (3.95%) JavaScript
6 111 (3.59%) C
7 99 (3.20%) Bash Shell
8 84 (2.72%) C#
9 63 (2.04%) Shell Script
10 50 (1.62%) T-SQL
11 43 (1.39%) PHP
12 31 (1.00%) VBScript
13 27 (0.87%) R
14 19 (0.62%) VB
15 18 (0.58%) C++
16 17 (0.55%) C-shell
17 16 (0.52%) TypeScript
18 14 (0.45%) Groovy
19 13 (0.42%) VB.NET
20 12 (0.39%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 481 (15.57%) Degree
2 220 (7.12%) Security Cleared
3 136 (4.40%) Cisco Certification
4 115 (3.72%) SC Cleared
5 92 (2.98%) Microsoft Certification
6 88 (2.85%) CCNA
7 85 (2.75%) ITIL Certification
8 73 (2.36%) Computer Science Degree
8 73 (2.36%) PMI Certification
9 66 (2.14%) CCNP
9 66 (2.14%) Master's Degree
10 59 (1.91%) PMP
11 51 (1.65%) MCSE
12 42 (1.36%) CISSP
13 32 (1.04%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
14 31 (1.00%) CISM
15 30 (0.97%) MCSA
16 29 (0.94%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
17 26 (0.84%) PRINCE2 Certification
18 25 (0.81%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 213 (6.90%) SLA
2 148 (4.79%) GDPR
3 141 (4.56%) QA
4 115 (3.72%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 112 (3.63%) PMO
6 84 (2.72%) Data Quality
7 69 (2.23%) NIST
8 64 (2.07%) Cyber Essentials
9 50 (1.62%) Cyber Essentials PLUS
10 32 (1.04%) PCI DSS
11 31 (1.00%) Accessibility
12 22 (0.71%) GxP
13 20 (0.65%) Sarbanes-Oxley
14 19 (0.62%) GRC
15 17 (0.55%) COBIT
16 16 (0.52%) P3O
17 11 (0.36%) ITGC
18 7 (0.23%) ISO 22301
18 7 (0.23%) Solvency II
19 5 (0.16%) NEBOSH
System Software
1 300 (9.71%) Active Directory
2 127 (4.11%) VMware Infrastructure
3 66 (2.14%) Hyper-V
4 60 (1.94%) Docker
5 36 (1.17%) XenApp
6 30 (0.97%) VMware NSX
7 28 (0.91%) VMware ESXi
8 23 (0.74%) vSphere
9 19 (0.62%) BitLocker
10 14 (0.45%) Firmware
10 14 (0.45%) Virtual Servers
11 13 (0.42%) NFS
12 11 (0.36%) Oracle RAC
13 8 (0.26%) Slurm Workload Manager
13 8 (0.26%) Virtual Machines
14 7 (0.23%) Virtual Desktop
15 5 (0.16%) XenDesktop
16 4 (0.13%) iptables
17 3 (0.097%) Veritas Cluster Server
17 3 (0.097%) VirtualBox
Systems Management
1 111 (3.59%) Ansible
2 98 (3.17%) SCCM
3 93 (3.01%) Terraform
4 62 (2.01%) Microsoft Intune
5 55 (1.78%) Kubernetes
6 37 (1.20%) Puppet
7 24 (0.78%) Opscode Chef
8 22 (0.71%) SCOM
9 21 (0.68%) WSUS
10 18 (0.58%) Single Sign-On
11 16 (0.52%) Grafana
11 16 (0.52%) Prometheus
12 15 (0.49%) Nagios
13 14 (0.45%) FortiGate
14 13 (0.42%) Data Guard
15 12 (0.39%) SCVMM
16 11 (0.36%) Control-M
16 11 (0.36%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
17 10 (0.32%) Cisco Prime
17 10 (0.32%) Kibana
Vendors
1 699 (22.63%) Microsoft
2 244 (7.90%) Oracle
3 202 (6.54%) VMware
4 182 (5.89%) Cisco
5 161 (5.21%) SAP
6 116 (3.76%) ServiceNow
7 106 (3.43%) Citrix
8 103 (3.33%) Salesforce.com
9 76 (2.46%) Google
10 51 (1.65%) Red Hat
11 48 (1.55%) Veeam
12 42 (1.36%) CheckPoint
13 38 (1.23%) HP
14 36 (1.17%) Remedy
15 35 (1.13%) Apple
16 30 (0.97%) F5
16 30 (0.97%) LexisNexis
17 29 (0.94%) IBM
17 29 (0.94%) Meraki
18 26 (0.84%) Murex