Period
to 12 December 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in England with a requirement for IT Strategy skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited IT Strategy over the 6 months to 12 December 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

IT/Technology Strategy
UK > England
6 months to
12 Dec 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 202 229 222
Rank change year-on-year +27 -7 +14
Permanent jobs citing IT Strategy 2,613 2,641 2,738
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in England 1.76% 1.57% 1.56%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.92% 1.71% 1.71%
Number of salaries quoted 1,868 1,837 1,997
England median annual salary £65,000 £65,000 £65,000
10th Percentile £41,250 £41,250 £36,250
90th Percentile £96,250 £97,500 £97,500
UK median annual salary £65,000 £65,000 £64,250
% change year-on-year - +1.17% +7.08%

IT Strategy 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 135,846 154,431 160,445
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in England 91.64% 91.92% 91.26%
Number of salaries quoted 108,599 123,606 134,296
England median annual salary £52,500 £50,000 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.00% - +5.26%
10th Percentile £30,000 £28,500 £28,000
90th Percentile £85,000 £80,000 £80,000
UK median annual salary £52,500 £50,000 £48,500
% change year-on-year +5.00% +3.09% +2.11%

IT Strategy
Job Vacancy Trend in England

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

Job vacancy trend for IT Strategy in England

IT Strategy
Salary Trend in England

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

Salary trend for IT Strategy in England

IT Strategy
Salary Histogram in England

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing IT Strategy in England over the 6 months to 12 December 2018.

Salary histogram for IT Strategy in England

IT Strategy
Job Locations in England

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing IT Strategy within the England region over the 6 months to 12 December 2018. 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 -28 1,059 £75,000 +3.45% 94
North of England +49 519 £55,000 -8.33% 68
South East +23 401 £67,500 - 41
Midlands +92 393 £60,000 +9.09% 39
North West +78 291 £52,500 -12.50% 42
West Midlands +54 263 £60,000 +9.09% 24
Yorkshire +44 223 £62,500 +4.17% 23
East of England +55 159 £57,500 -8.00% 29
East Midlands +81 128 £55,000 -15.38% 15
South West -13 77 £62,500 -3.85% 15
North East -22 9 £100,000 +122.22% 3
IT Strategy
UK

For the 6 months to 12 December 2018, IT jobs citing IT Strategy 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 IT Strategy.

1 776 (29.70%) Finance
2 762 (29.16%) Agile Software Development
3 600 (22.96%) Microsoft
4 482 (18.45%) Project Management
5 413 (15.81%) Microsoft Azure
6 374 (14.31%) SQL
7 363 (13.89%) Amazon AWS
8 349 (13.36%) Windows
9 341 (13.05%) DevOps
10 337 (12.90%) Degree
11 329 (12.59%) Stakeholder Management
12 313 (11.98%) ITIL
12 313 (11.98%) Enterprise Architecture
13 296 (11.33%) Analytical Skills
14 292 (11.17%) Retail
15 289 (11.06%) Problem-Solving
16 273 (10.45%) Data Centre
17 259 (9.91%) Service Management
18 258 (9.87%) Service Delivery
19 251 (9.61%) Firewall
20 246 (9.41%) Management Information System
21 241 (9.22%) Mentoring
22 234 (8.96%) SQL Server
23 225 (8.61%) VMware
24 224 (8.57%) Microservices
25 220 (8.42%) Office 365
25 220 (8.42%) .NET
26 218 (8.34%) TOGAF
27 214 (8.19%) Java
28 209 (8.00%) Active Directory

IT Strategy
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 70 (2.68%) SharePoint
2 58 (2.22%) MS Exchange
3 39 (1.49%) CMS
4 35 (1.34%) IIS
5 25 (0.96%) Apache Spark
6 24 (0.92%) Confluence
7 22 (0.84%) Elasticsearch
7 22 (0.84%) Skype for Business
8 13 (0.50%) OpenStack
9 12 (0.46%) Drupal
10 10 (0.38%) Apache
10 10 (0.38%) Oracle Workflow
11 9 (0.34%) BizTalk Server
11 9 (0.34%) Tomcat
12 8 (0.31%) Cloud Foundry
12 8 (0.31%) Exchange Server 2013
12 8 (0.31%) SAS
12 8 (0.31%) WordPress
13 6 (0.23%) JBoss
13 6 (0.23%) Sitecore CMS
Applications
1 83 (3.18%) Microsoft Office
2 75 (2.87%) Microsoft PowerPoint
3 55 (2.10%) Microsoft Excel
4 31 (1.19%) Microsoft Project
5 21 (0.80%) MS Visio
6 9 (0.34%) AutoCAD
7 5 (0.19%) Open Workbench
8 1 (0.038%) Adobe Creative Suite
8 1 (0.038%) CATIA
8 1 (0.038%) Maya
8 1 (0.038%) OmniGraffle
8 1 (0.038%) Revit
8 1 (0.038%) Simulink
8 1 (0.038%) Spreadsheet
8 1 (0.038%) SPSS
Business Applications
1 29 (1.11%) Dynamics CRM
2 27 (1.03%) Dynamics AX
3 24 (0.92%) Magento
4 13 (0.50%) SAP SCM
5 12 (0.46%) NetSuite
5 12 (0.46%) SAP APO
6 8 (0.31%) SAP CRM
7 5 (0.19%) SAP ERP
8 4 (0.15%) Movex
8 4 (0.15%) Sage 1000
8 4 (0.15%) SAP Business One
8 4 (0.15%) SAP S/4HANA
9 3 (0.11%) Cognos Business Intelligence
9 3 (0.11%) Dynamics NAV
9 3 (0.11%) Oracle ERP
10 2 (0.077%) Markit EDM
10 2 (0.077%) Oracle Cash Management
10 2 (0.077%) Oracle Receivables
10 2 (0.077%) SAP ECC
10 2 (0.077%) Shopify
Cloud Services
1 413 (15.81%) Microsoft Azure
2 363 (13.89%) Amazon AWS
3 220 (8.42%) Office 365
4 122 (4.67%) SaaS
5 121 (4.63%) IaaS
6 120 (4.59%) PaaS
7 72 (2.76%) Cloud Computing
8 50 (1.91%) Google Cloud Platform
9 48 (1.84%) GitHub
10 39 (1.49%) Serverless
11 32 (1.22%) AWS CloudFormation
12 29 (1.11%) Dynamics 365
13 26 (1.00%) AWS Lambda
14 25 (0.96%) Amazon EC2
15 22 (0.84%) Azure Active Directory
16 21 (0.80%) Slack
17 19 (0.73%) Amazon S3
18 15 (0.57%) Virtual Private Cloud
19 12 (0.46%) G Suite
20 11 (0.42%) Amazon ELB
Communications & Networking
1 251 (9.61%) Firewall
2 132 (5.05%) Network Security
3 119 (4.55%) WAN
4 118 (4.52%) LAN
5 91 (3.48%) VPN
6 87 (3.33%) Wi-Fi
7 67 (2.56%) DNS
8 53 (2.03%) Unified Communications
9 47 (1.80%) SAN
10 46 (1.76%) TCP/IP
11 44 (1.68%) DHCP
12 43 (1.65%) Internet
13 39 (1.49%) VoIP
14 33 (1.26%) Cisco IOS
15 30 (1.15%) Cisco ASA
16 29 (1.11%) Software-Defined Networking
17 26 (1.00%) Skype
18 25 (0.96%) Cisco Nexus
19 23 (0.88%) NX-OS
20 22 (0.84%) Wireshark
Database & Business Intelligence
1 234 (8.96%) SQL Server
2 138 (5.28%) NoSQL
3 125 (4.78%) Big Data
4 104 (3.98%) Data Warehouse
5 103 (3.94%) Relational Database
6 76 (2.91%) Hadoop
7 75 (2.87%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 52 (1.99%) SQL Server Reporting Services
9 47 (1.80%) MongoDB
10 44 (1.68%) MySQL
11 41 (1.57%) Power BI
11 41 (1.57%) SQL Server 2008
12 35 (1.34%) SAP HANA
12 35 (1.34%) SQL Server 2012
13 31 (1.19%) SQL Server 2014
14 30 (1.15%) OLTP
15 28 (1.07%) RDBMS
16 25 (0.96%) SQL Server Analysis Services
17 24 (0.92%) PostgreSQL
18 21 (0.80%) Amazon RDS
Development Applications
1 136 (5.20%) Jenkins
2 95 (3.64%) Git (software)
3 83 (3.18%) Atlassian Bamboo
4 67 (2.56%) JIRA
5 60 (2.30%) Visual Studio
6 54 (2.07%) Hudson
6 54 (2.07%) Vagrant
7 44 (1.68%) Subversion
8 31 (1.19%) TeamCity
9 28 (1.07%) Octopus Deploy
10 24 (0.92%) GitLab
11 20 (0.77%) Cucumber
11 20 (0.77%) Team Foundation Server
12 16 (0.61%) Maven
13 15 (0.57%) Bitbucket
14 14 (0.54%) Visual Studio Team System
15 13 (0.50%) Mockito
16 10 (0.38%) Selenium
17 9 (0.34%) SonarQube
18 8 (0.31%) Gradle
General
1 776 (29.70%) Finance
2 292 (11.17%) Retail
3 172 (6.58%) Marketing
4 156 (5.97%) Banking
5 120 (4.59%) Telecoms
6 110 (4.21%) Legal
7 88 (3.37%) Back Office
8 68 (2.60%) Manufacturing
9 52 (1.99%) Financial Institution
10 34 (1.30%) Publishing
11 31 (1.19%) Law
12 26 (1.00%) Investment Banking
13 25 (0.96%) Billing
14 21 (0.80%) Advertising
15 19 (0.73%) Pharmaceutical
16 18 (0.69%) Electronics
17 15 (0.57%) Front Office
18 12 (0.46%) Automotive
19 8 (0.31%) Games
20 7 (0.27%) Online Betting
Job Titles
1 675 (25.83%) Architect
2 255 (9.76%) Solutions Architect
3 240 (9.18%) IT Manager
4 224 (8.57%) Analyst
5 203 (7.77%) Developer
6 171 (6.54%) Enterprise Architect
7 135 (5.17%) Consultant
8 109 (4.17%) Business Analyst
9 99 (3.79%) Head of IT
10 90 (3.44%) IT Analyst
11 78 (2.99%) Senior Analyst
12 70 (2.68%) IT Consultant
13 68 (2.60%) Senior Developer
14 65 (2.49%) DevOps Engineer
15 64 (2.45%) Infrastructure Engineer
16 62 (2.37%) Security Analyst
17 61 (2.33%) IT Engineer
17 61 (2.33%) Project Manager
17 61 (2.33%) Technical Architect
18 59 (2.26%) Data Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 220 (8.42%) .NET
2 160 (6.12%) Middleware
3 139 (5.32%) Web Services
4 97 (3.71%) HTML
5 88 (3.37%) ASP.NET
6 80 (3.06%) XML
7 78 (2.99%) Spring
8 75 (2.87%) CSS
9 51 (1.95%) Node.js
10 46 (1.76%) jQuery
11 45 (1.72%) ASP.NET MVC
12 44 (1.68%) AngularJS
13 42 (1.61%) JSON
13 42 (1.61%) React
14 41 (1.57%) .NET Framework
14 41 (1.57%) Elastic Stack
15 39 (1.49%) REST
16 30 (1.15%) RESTful
16 30 (1.15%) SOAP
17 29 (1.11%) HTML5
Miscellaneous
1 296 (11.33%) Analytical Skills
2 273 (10.45%) Data Centre
3 246 (9.41%) Management Information System
4 118 (4.52%) User Experience
5 99 (3.79%) Self-Motivation
6 69 (2.64%) Enterprise Software
7 65 (2.49%) Hybrid Cloud
8 63 (2.41%) NHS
9 61 (2.33%) Mobile App
10 58 (2.22%) Cyber Kill Chain
11 51 (1.95%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
12 36 (1.38%) Mainframe
13 35 (1.34%) Public Cloud
14 32 (1.22%) FMCG
15 31 (1.19%) Fintech
16 29 (1.11%) CMDB
16 29 (1.11%) EPoS
17 25 (0.96%) PKI
18 24 (0.92%) Life Science
19 21 (0.80%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 349 (13.36%) Windows
2 171 (6.54%) Linux
3 156 (5.97%) Windows Server
4 97 (3.71%) Windows 10
5 44 (1.68%) Windows Server 2008
6 42 (1.61%) Unix
7 40 (1.53%) Windows Server 2012
8 35 (1.34%) Android
9 27 (1.03%) CentOS
10 26 (1.00%) Apple iOS
10 26 (1.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
11 22 (0.84%) Windows 7
12 16 (0.61%) VMS
13 12 (0.46%) zOS
14 9 (0.34%) Windows Server 2003
15 5 (0.19%) AIX
16 4 (0.15%) Solaris
16 4 (0.15%) Windows 8
17 3 (0.11%) Ubuntu
18 2 (0.077%) Mac OS X Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 762 (29.16%) Agile Software Development
2 482 (18.45%) Project Management
3 341 (13.05%) DevOps
4 329 (12.59%) Stakeholder Management
5 313 (11.98%) Enterprise Architecture
5 313 (11.98%) ITIL
6 289 (11.06%) Problem-Solving
7 259 (9.91%) Service Management
8 258 (9.87%) Service Delivery
9 241 (9.22%) Mentoring
10 224 (8.57%) Microservices
11 218 (8.34%) TOGAF
12 202 (7.73%) Information Security
13 198 (7.58%) Continuous Integration
14 175 (6.70%) Business Intelligence
15 173 (6.62%) Waterfall
16 171 (6.54%) Decision-Making
17 170 (6.51%) Continuous Improvement
17 170 (6.51%) Open Source
18 163 (6.24%) Analytics
Programming Languages
1 374 (14.31%) SQL
2 214 (8.19%) Java
3 181 (6.93%) C#
4 168 (6.43%) Python
5 121 (4.63%) JavaScript
6 93 (3.56%) Ruby
7 80 (3.06%) T-SQL
8 76 (2.91%) PowerShell
9 68 (2.60%) Go
10 49 (1.88%) C
11 26 (1.00%) C++
12 24 (0.92%) VB
13 21 (0.80%) R
14 17 (0.65%) Java 8
15 15 (0.57%) VB.NET
16 14 (0.54%) Data Analysis Expressions (DAX)
17 13 (0.50%) PL/SQL
18 11 (0.42%) Perl
18 11 (0.42%) PHP
18 11 (0.42%) VB6
Qualifications
1 337 (12.90%) Degree
2 91 (3.48%) CISSP
3 64 (2.45%) Microsoft Certification
4 62 (2.37%) SANS
5 58 (2.22%) CREST Certified
6 57 (2.18%) Computer Science Degree
7 56 (2.14%) Cisco Certification
8 53 (2.03%) Security Cleared
9 47 (1.80%) AWS Certification
9 47 (1.80%) PMI Certification
10 34 (1.30%) SC Cleared
10 34 (1.30%) TOGAF Certification
11 33 (1.26%) RHCE
12 32 (1.22%) RHCSA
13 30 (1.15%) CCNP
14 29 (1.11%) PMP
15 28 (1.07%) CCNA
16 22 (0.84%) DV Cleared
17 21 (0.80%) MCSE
18 20 (0.77%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 156 (5.97%) PMO
2 137 (5.24%) GDPR
3 131 (5.01%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 118 (4.52%) QA
5 88 (3.37%) PCI DSS
6 73 (2.79%) SLA
7 36 (1.38%) Data Quality
8 29 (1.11%) COBIT
9 14 (0.54%) SEPA
10 13 (0.50%) GPG13
10 13 (0.50%) Sarbanes-Oxley
11 12 (0.46%) Cyber Essentials
12 11 (0.42%) JSP 440
13 10 (0.38%) BS7799
14 8 (0.31%) HMG Security Policy Framework
15 7 (0.27%) HMG Infosec
16 4 (0.15%) Cyber Essentials PLUS
16 4 (0.15%) ISO 22301
17 3 (0.11%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
18 2 (0.077%) ISO 20022
System Software
1 209 (8.00%) Active Directory
2 167 (6.39%) VMware Infrastructure
3 162 (6.20%) Docker
4 68 (2.60%) Hyper-V
5 34 (1.30%) Virtual Machines
6 27 (1.03%) Virtual Desktop
7 20 (0.77%) XenApp
7 20 (0.77%) XenDesktop
8 16 (0.61%) VMware ESXi
9 13 (0.50%) Lustre
10 12 (0.46%) vSphere
11 9 (0.34%) BitLocker
12 8 (0.31%) Microsoft App-V
12 8 (0.31%) VMware Workstation
12 8 (0.31%) XenServer
13 5 (0.19%) Virtual Servers
13 5 (0.19%) VMware NSX
14 4 (0.15%) Terminal Services
14 4 (0.15%) Time Sharing Option
15 3 (0.11%) Squid
Systems Management
1 131 (5.01%) Kubernetes
2 130 (4.98%) Terraform
3 128 (4.90%) Ansible
4 113 (4.32%) Puppet
5 80 (3.06%) Grafana
6 73 (2.79%) Graphite
7 72 (2.76%) Consul
7 72 (2.76%) Packer
8 66 (2.53%) Docker Swarm
9 56 (2.14%) Opscode Chef
10 54 (2.07%) Opsview
11 51 (1.95%) Nagios
11 51 (1.95%) Salt
12 46 (1.76%) SCCM
12 46 (1.76%) ZABBIX
13 29 (1.11%) Prometheus
14 24 (0.92%) Microsoft Intune
15 19 (0.73%) Cisco Prime
16 10 (0.38%) Host Intrusion Detection System
16 10 (0.38%) Single Sign-On
Vendors
1 600 (22.96%) Microsoft
2 225 (8.61%) VMware
3 163 (6.24%) Cisco
4 127 (4.86%) SAP
5 96 (3.67%) Oracle
6 84 (3.21%) Citrix
7 67 (2.56%) Google
8 66 (2.53%) Salesforce.com
9 41 (1.57%) Red Hat
10 32 (1.22%) IBM
10 32 (1.22%) NetApp
11 28 (1.07%) EMC
12 27 (1.03%) CheckPoint
13 26 (1.00%) SolarWinds
14 24 (0.92%) Avaya
14 24 (0.92%) Demandware
14 24 (0.92%) hybris
15 20 (0.77%) Veeam
16 16 (0.61%) Informatica
16 16 (0.61%) JD Edwards