Period
to 19 July 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 19 July 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

IT/Technology Strategy
UK > England
6 months to
19 Jul 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 227 226 227
Rank change year-on-year -1 +1 +18
Permanent jobs citing IT Strategy 2,543 2,652 2,900
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in England 1.56% 1.59% 1.52%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.72% 1.75% 1.68%
Number of salaries quoted 1,884 1,753 2,151
England median annual salary £67,500 £62,500 £65,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +8.00% -3.85% +8.33%
10th Percentile £41,250 £40,000 £39,750
90th Percentile £102,500 £95,000 £100,000
UK median annual salary £67,500 £62,500 £65,000
% change year-on-year +8.00% -3.85% +8.33%

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 147,421 151,694 172,282
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in England 90.66% 90.73% 90.05%
Number of salaries quoted 118,622 122,984 145,020
England median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £50,000
10th Percentile £29,750 £28,250 £27,500
90th Percentile £82,500 £80,000 £77,500
UK median annual salary £50,000 £49,056 £47,500
% change year-on-year +1.92% +3.28% -

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 19 July 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 19 July 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 -6 1,228 £75,000 +3.45% 82
South East +36 408 £67,500 +3.85% 38
North of England -15 376 £60,000 +9.09% 42
Midlands +51 322 £60,000 +14.29% 36
West Midlands +77 249 £57,500 +9.52% 20
North West -10 179 £55,000 +12.82% 17
Yorkshire -1 178 £60,000 +9.09% 24
South West -37 107 £57,500 -4.17% 8
East of England -84 106 £57,500 +15.00% 20
East Midlands +2 73 £81,250 +56.55% 16
North East -2 19 £52,500 -19.23% 1
IT Strategy
UK

For the 6 months to 19 July 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.

1 760 (29.89%) Finance
2 739 (29.06%) Agile Software Development
3 508 (19.98%) Project Management
4 477 (18.76%) Microsoft
5 368 (14.47%) Amazon AWS
6 354 (13.92%) Stakeholder Management
7 353 (13.88%) Microsoft Azure
8 349 (13.72%) Degree
9 344 (13.53%) Enterprise Architecture
9 344 (13.53%) ITIL
10 340 (13.37%) DevOps
11 287 (11.29%) Problem-Solving
12 286 (11.25%) Windows
13 279 (10.97%) SQL
14 275 (10.81%) TOGAF
15 262 (10.30%) .NET
16 259 (10.18%) Analytical Skills
17 258 (10.15%) Java
18 253 (9.95%) Continuous Improvement
19 243 (9.56%) SQL Server
20 230 (9.04%) Service Delivery
21 207 (8.14%) Data Centre
22 203 (7.98%) Service Management
23 201 (7.90%) Firewall
24 199 (7.83%) Management Information System
25 197 (7.75%) Microservices
26 195 (7.67%) Retail
27 194 (7.63%) PRINCE2
28 188 (7.39%) Office 365
29 185 (7.27%) Change Management

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 80 (3.15%) SharePoint
2 64 (2.52%) MS Exchange
3 50 (1.97%) IIS
4 36 (1.42%) Apache
5 35 (1.38%) Apache Spark
6 34 (1.34%) CMS
7 27 (1.06%) Confluence
8 24 (0.94%) Skype for Business
9 23 (0.90%) WebSphere
10 16 (0.63%) BizTalk Server
11 15 (0.59%) Tomcat
12 12 (0.47%) Elasticsearch
13 11 (0.43%) Drupal
13 11 (0.43%) Exchange Server 2013
14 10 (0.39%) Exchange Server 2010
14 10 (0.39%) SAS
15 9 (0.35%) Adobe Experience Manager
16 8 (0.31%) Oracle SOA Suite
17 6 (0.24%) SharePoint 2013
17 6 (0.24%) WebLogic
Applications
1 62 (2.44%) Microsoft Office
2 39 (1.53%) Microsoft Excel
3 15 (0.59%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 10 (0.39%) Microsoft Project
5 7 (0.28%) MS Visio
6 4 (0.16%) InfoPath
7 2 (0.079%) Adobe Illustrator
7 2 (0.079%) Photoshop
7 2 (0.079%) Revit
8 1 (0.039%) Adobe Creative Suite
8 1 (0.039%) AutoCAD
8 1 (0.039%) OmniGraffle
8 1 (0.039%) SketchUp
Business Applications
1 29 (1.14%) Dynamics CRM
2 10 (0.39%) Dynamics AX
3 8 (0.31%) SimCorp Dimension
4 7 (0.28%) SAP BPC
5 5 (0.20%) Magento
5 5 (0.20%) SAP CRM
5 5 (0.20%) Shopify
6 4 (0.16%) Elite 3E
6 4 (0.16%) Infor M3
6 4 (0.16%) Movex
6 4 (0.16%) NetSuite
6 4 (0.16%) SAP APO
6 4 (0.16%) SAP SCM
7 3 (0.12%) Dynamics NAV
7 3 (0.12%) Remedy ITSM
7 3 (0.12%) SAP ERP
8 2 (0.079%) Eagle PACE
8 2 (0.079%) Markit EDM
8 2 (0.079%) Oracle Retail
8 2 (0.079%) Sage 200
Cloud Services
1 368 (14.47%) Amazon AWS
2 353 (13.88%) Microsoft Azure
3 188 (7.39%) Office 365
4 166 (6.53%) PaaS
5 159 (6.25%) SaaS
6 145 (5.70%) IaaS
7 36 (1.42%) Cloud Computing
8 35 (1.38%) AWS CloudFormation
9 31 (1.22%) Amazon EC2
10 28 (1.10%) Serverless
11 27 (1.06%) Google Cloud Platform
12 25 (0.98%) Dynamics 365
13 24 (0.94%) AWS Lambda
14 23 (0.90%) GitHub
15 22 (0.87%) Amazon S3
15 22 (0.87%) Azure Active Directory
15 22 (0.87%) Heroku
16 20 (0.79%) Virtual Private Cloud
17 11 (0.43%) Azure Data Factory
17 11 (0.43%) Azure Machine Learning
Communications & Networking
1 201 (7.90%) Firewall
2 100 (3.93%) WAN
3 90 (3.54%) LAN
4 82 (3.22%) SAN
5 81 (3.19%) Network Security
6 66 (2.60%) DNS
7 50 (1.97%) VPN
8 47 (1.85%) VoIP
9 42 (1.65%) DHCP
10 37 (1.45%) Wireless
11 33 (1.30%) Internet
12 30 (1.18%) IPsec
13 29 (1.14%) TCP/IP
14 28 (1.10%) SSL
15 26 (1.02%) Wi-Fi
16 21 (0.83%) MPLS
16 21 (0.83%) Skype
17 20 (0.79%) Cisco Nexus
17 20 (0.79%) Intranet
17 20 (0.79%) Unified Communications
Database & Business Intelligence
1 243 (9.56%) SQL Server
2 92 (3.62%) Data Warehouse
3 81 (3.19%) Big Data
4 74 (2.91%) NoSQL
5 67 (2.63%) Relational Database
6 60 (2.36%) MySQL
7 59 (2.32%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 55 (2.16%) SQL Server Reporting Services
9 40 (1.57%) Hadoop
10 26 (1.02%) SQL Server 2008
11 25 (0.98%) MongoDB
11 25 (0.98%) SQL Server Analysis Services
12 24 (0.94%) Power BI
13 23 (0.90%) Azure SQL Database
14 21 (0.83%) Amazon RDS
15 19 (0.75%) PostgreSQL
16 18 (0.71%) Apache Hive
16 18 (0.71%) Data Lake
16 18 (0.71%) Oracle Database
17 17 (0.67%) SAP HANA
Development Applications
1 79 (3.11%) Jenkins
2 72 (2.83%) JIRA
3 61 (2.40%) Git (software)
4 47 (1.85%) Atlassian Bamboo
5 44 (1.73%) Vagrant
6 40 (1.57%) Visual Studio
7 25 (0.98%) Bitbucket
8 19 (0.75%) Hudson
9 18 (0.71%) Maven
9 18 (0.71%) Octopus Deploy
9 18 (0.71%) TeamCity
10 15 (0.59%) RStudio
10 15 (0.59%) Subversion
11 14 (0.55%) Team Foundation Server
12 13 (0.51%) Visual Studio Team System
13 12 (0.47%) JUnit
14 7 (0.28%) git-flow
14 7 (0.28%) Sonatype Nexus
15 6 (0.24%) Gradle
16 5 (0.20%) MSBuild
General
1 760 (29.89%) Finance
2 195 (7.67%) Retail
3 152 (5.98%) Banking
4 104 (4.09%) Marketing
5 75 (2.95%) Telecoms
6 52 (2.04%) Legal
7 39 (1.53%) Law
8 37 (1.45%) Front Office
9 36 (1.42%) Financial Institution
10 32 (1.26%) Manufacturing
11 31 (1.22%) Games
11 31 (1.22%) Publishing
12 29 (1.14%) Advertising
13 27 (1.06%) Billing
14 25 (0.98%) Back Office
15 23 (0.90%) Automotive
16 20 (0.79%) Investment Banking
17 7 (0.28%) Retail Banking
18 6 (0.24%) Pharmaceutical
19 4 (0.16%) Electronics
Job Titles
1 684 (26.90%) Architect
2 258 (10.15%) Solutions Architect
3 208 (8.18%) IT Manager
4 166 (6.53%) Developer
5 155 (6.10%) Consultant
5 155 (6.10%) Enterprise Architect
6 149 (5.86%) Analyst
7 105 (4.13%) Head of IT
8 87 (3.42%) Project Manager
9 75 (2.95%) Business Analyst
10 68 (2.67%) IT Consultant
11 64 (2.52%) Senior Architect
12 62 (2.44%) Technical Architect
13 57 (2.24%) Cloud Architect
14 56 (2.20%) Development Manager
14 56 (2.20%) Head of Architecture
15 53 (2.08%) Service Manager
16 51 (2.01%) Infrastructure Manager
17 50 (1.97%) .NET Developer
18 49 (1.93%) DevOps Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 262 (10.30%) .NET
2 166 (6.53%) Web Services
3 118 (4.64%) Middleware
4 100 (3.93%) HTML
5 87 (3.42%) REST
6 75 (2.95%) CSS
7 69 (2.71%) AngularJS
8 62 (2.44%) J2EE
9 53 (2.08%) ASP.NET
10 46 (1.81%) React
11 43 (1.69%) HTML5
12 41 (1.61%) JSON
13 36 (1.42%) XML
14 34 (1.34%) .NET Framework
14 34 (1.34%) Spring
15 30 (1.18%) jQuery
16 28 (1.10%) Node.js
17 27 (1.06%) SOAP
18 25 (0.98%) J2SE
19 24 (0.94%) RESTful
Miscellaneous
1 259 (10.18%) Analytical Skills
2 207 (8.14%) Data Centre
3 199 (7.83%) Management Information System
4 104 (4.09%) User Experience
5 92 (3.62%) Self-Motivation
6 88 (3.46%) Computer Science
7 78 (3.07%) Enterprise Software
7 78 (3.07%) Fintech
8 71 (2.79%) Public Cloud
9 38 (1.49%) Driving Licence
10 35 (1.38%) Hybrid Cloud
11 34 (1.34%) Mainframe
12 33 (1.30%) CMDB
13 32 (1.26%) NHS
14 30 (1.18%) Hedge funds
14 30 (1.18%) Mobile App
15 26 (1.02%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
15 26 (1.02%) Virtual Team
16 24 (0.94%) FMCG
16 24 (0.94%) Greenfield Project
Operating Systems
1 286 (11.25%) Windows
2 183 (7.20%) Windows Server
3 118 (4.64%) Linux
4 56 (2.20%) Windows Server 2012
5 55 (2.16%) Windows 10
6 47 (1.85%) Windows Server 2008
7 28 (1.10%) Windows Server 2003
8 21 (0.83%) Windows 7
9 18 (0.71%) Unix
10 17 (0.67%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 17 (0.67%) Solaris
11 11 (0.43%) CentOS
12 9 (0.35%) Android
13 8 (0.31%) Windows 8
14 7 (0.28%) AIX
14 7 (0.28%) Mac OS X
15 6 (0.24%) Apple iOS
16 5 (0.20%) DC/OS
16 5 (0.20%) Oracle Linux
16 5 (0.20%) VMS
Processes & Methodologies
1 739 (29.06%) Agile Software Development
2 508 (19.98%) Project Management
3 354 (13.92%) Stakeholder Management
4 344 (13.53%) Enterprise Architecture
4 344 (13.53%) ITIL
5 340 (13.37%) DevOps
6 287 (11.29%) Problem-Solving
7 275 (10.81%) TOGAF
8 253 (9.95%) Continuous Improvement
9 230 (9.04%) Service Delivery
10 203 (7.98%) Service Management
11 197 (7.75%) Microservices
12 194 (7.63%) PRINCE2
13 185 (7.27%) Change Management
14 182 (7.16%) Information Security
15 172 (6.76%) Mentoring
16 169 (6.65%) Business Intelligence
17 168 (6.61%) Line Management
17 168 (6.61%) Scrum
18 165 (6.49%) Software Engineering
Programming Languages
1 279 (10.97%) SQL
2 258 (10.15%) Java
3 173 (6.80%) C#
4 150 (5.90%) Python
5 117 (4.60%) JavaScript
6 75 (2.95%) C
7 74 (2.91%) PowerShell
8 59 (2.32%) T-SQL
9 46 (1.81%) Ruby
10 34 (1.34%) Go
10 34 (1.34%) PHP
11 20 (0.79%) R
12 19 (0.75%) Scala
13 17 (0.67%) Bash Shell
14 15 (0.59%) C++
14 15 (0.59%) Perl
15 12 (0.47%) Shell Script
16 11 (0.43%) Java 8
16 11 (0.43%) VB.NET
17 8 (0.31%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 349 (13.72%) Degree
2 64 (2.52%) Cisco Certification
3 58 (2.28%) PMI Certification
4 50 (1.97%) PMP
5 49 (1.93%) CISSP
6 45 (1.77%) Computer Science Degree
6 45 (1.77%) TOGAF Certification
7 39 (1.53%) Security Cleared
8 36 (1.42%) ISEB
9 29 (1.14%) AWS Certification
9 29 (1.14%) Microsoft Certification
10 28 (1.10%) CCNA
11 27 (1.06%) SC Cleared
12 25 (0.98%) CCNP
12 25 (0.98%) CEH
13 24 (0.94%) MBA
14 23 (0.90%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
14 23 (0.90%) SAFe Agilist
15 20 (0.79%) CompTIA Security+
15 20 (0.79%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 125 (4.92%) QA
2 102 (4.01%) PMO
3 93 (3.66%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 69 (2.71%) GDPR
5 63 (2.48%) SLA
6 47 (1.85%) COBIT
7 24 (0.94%) Data Quality
8 21 (0.83%) PCI DSS
9 18 (0.71%) GPG13
10 10 (0.39%) SEPA
11 6 (0.24%) Cyber Essentials
12 5 (0.20%) GCP
12 5 (0.20%) ISO/IEC 20000
13 4 (0.16%) ISO 9001
14 3 (0.12%) Government Security Classifications
15 2 (0.079%) Actionable Recommendations
15 2 (0.079%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
15 2 (0.079%) MiFID
16 1 (0.039%) ISAE 3402
16 1 (0.039%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 179 (7.04%) Active Directory
2 111 (4.36%) Docker
3 109 (4.29%) VMware Infrastructure
4 74 (2.91%) Hyper-V
5 38 (1.49%) VMware ESXi
6 13 (0.51%) Virtual Desktop
7 10 (0.39%) Virtual Machines
8 9 (0.35%) vSphere
9 8 (0.31%) XenDesktop
10 6 (0.24%) Apache ZooKeeper
10 6 (0.24%) Squid
11 5 (0.20%) Virtual Servers
12 4 (0.16%) iptables
12 4 (0.16%) Terminal Server
12 4 (0.16%) XenApp
13 2 (0.079%) LXC
13 2 (0.079%) XenServer
14 1 (0.039%) Apache Flume
14 1 (0.039%) Citrix Presentation Server
14 1 (0.039%) Lustre
Systems Management
1 75 (2.95%) Terraform
2 64 (2.52%) Ansible
3 57 (2.24%) Kubernetes
4 50 (1.97%) SCCM
5 49 (1.93%) Puppet
6 39 (1.53%) Opscode Chef
7 31 (1.22%) Nagios
8 27 (1.06%) Docker Swarm
9 23 (0.90%) Salt
10 21 (0.83%) Packer
11 20 (0.79%) Grafana
12 19 (0.75%) Consul
12 19 (0.75%) Graphite
12 19 (0.75%) Opsview
12 19 (0.75%) ZABBIX
13 16 (0.63%) Microsoft Intune
14 11 (0.43%) SCOM
15 9 (0.35%) Cisco Prime
16 8 (0.31%) SolarWinds Orion
17 6 (0.24%) Ambari
Vendors
1 477 (18.76%) Microsoft
2 152 (5.98%) VMware
3 118 (4.64%) Cisco
4 108 (4.25%) SAP
5 95 (3.74%) Oracle
6 67 (2.63%) Citrix
7 53 (2.08%) Salesforce.com
8 43 (1.69%) Google
8 43 (1.69%) IBM
9 40 (1.57%) NetApp
10 35 (1.38%) CheckPoint
10 35 (1.38%) HP
11 32 (1.26%) EMC
12 23 (0.90%) Red Hat
13 22 (0.87%) F5
13 22 (0.87%) SolarWinds
14 18 (0.71%) Aruba
14 18 (0.71%) Palo Alto
14 18 (0.71%) Tableau
15 17 (0.67%) ServiceNow