Period
to 15 October 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 15 October 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

IT/Technology Strategy
UK > England
6 months to
15 Oct 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 213 220 217
Rank change year-on-year +7 -3 +20
Permanent jobs citing IT Strategy 2,581 2,696 2,852
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in England 1.68% 1.65% 1.59%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.85% 1.80% 1.75%
Number of salaries quoted 1,885 1,776 2,117
England median annual salary £65,985 £65,000 £65,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +1.52% - +8.33%
10th Percentile £41,250 £40,000 £37,500
90th Percentile £102,500 £97,500 £100,000
UK median annual salary £65,000 £62,750 £65,000
% change year-on-year +3.59% -3.46% +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 139,685 149,404 163,267
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in England 91.07% 91.57% 90.87%
Number of salaries quoted 112,106 118,704 137,397
England median annual salary £52,000 £50,000 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +4.00% - +5.26%
10th Percentile £29,650 £28,500 £28,000
90th Percentile £85,000 £80,000 £78,750
UK median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £48,000
% change year-on-year - +4.17% +1.05%

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 15 October 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 15 October 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 -22 1,132 £75,000 +3.45% 95
North of England +25 470 £56,000 -2.61% 70
South East +47 434 £67,500 -3.57% 49
Midlands +56 348 £60,000 +14.29% 40
North West +24 271 £52,500 -8.70% 29
West Midlands +42 228 £60,000 +14.29% 32
Yorkshire +5 189 £65,000 +15.04% 35
East Midlands +40 118 £60,000 +14.29% 8
East of England -37 110 £60,000 +20.00% 31
South West -31 90 £62,500 -3.85% 25
North East -10 11 £65,000 - 6
IT Strategy
UK

For the 6 months to 15 October 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.

1 811 (31.42%) Finance
2 703 (27.24%) Agile Software Development
3 540 (20.92%) Microsoft
4 531 (20.57%) Project Management
5 391 (15.15%) Microsoft Azure
6 374 (14.49%) Amazon AWS
7 354 (13.72%) Degree
8 350 (13.56%) Stakeholder Management
9 344 (13.33%) DevOps
10 325 (12.59%) Windows
11 322 (12.48%) SQL
12 317 (12.28%) Enterprise Architecture
13 304 (11.78%) ITIL
14 290 (11.24%) Problem-Solving
15 275 (10.65%) Data Centre
16 267 (10.34%) Service Management
17 257 (9.96%) .NET
18 256 (9.92%) SQL Server
19 253 (9.80%) Retail
19 253 (9.80%) TOGAF
20 251 (9.72%) Analytical Skills
21 244 (9.45%) Firewall
22 242 (9.38%) Management Information System
23 233 (9.03%) Java
24 215 (8.33%) Microservices
25 209 (8.10%) Continuous Improvement
25 209 (8.10%) Service Delivery
26 201 (7.79%) Mentoring
27 198 (7.67%) Office 365
28 185 (7.17%) Information Security

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 73 (2.83%) SharePoint
2 58 (2.25%) MS Exchange
3 45 (1.74%) CMS
4 39 (1.51%) IIS
5 24 (0.93%) Skype for Business
6 21 (0.81%) Apache Spark
7 19 (0.74%) Elasticsearch
8 17 (0.66%) Apache
9 16 (0.62%) Confluence
9 16 (0.62%) WebSphere
10 13 (0.50%) BizTalk Server
11 11 (0.43%) Cloud Foundry
11 11 (0.43%) Tomcat
12 10 (0.39%) Exchange Server 2013
13 9 (0.35%) Exchange Server 2010
13 9 (0.35%) OpenStack
14 8 (0.31%) JBoss
15 7 (0.27%) SAS
16 6 (0.23%) Oracle SOA Suite
16 6 (0.23%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 74 (2.87%) Microsoft Office
2 57 (2.21%) Microsoft PowerPoint
3 47 (1.82%) Microsoft Excel
4 25 (0.97%) Microsoft Project
5 19 (0.74%) MS Visio
6 7 (0.27%) AutoCAD
7 4 (0.15%) InfoPath
8 3 (0.12%) Open Workbench
9 1 (0.039%) Adobe Creative Suite
9 1 (0.039%) Maya
9 1 (0.039%) OmniGraffle
9 1 (0.039%) Revit
9 1 (0.039%) Simulink
9 1 (0.039%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 25 (0.97%) Dynamics CRM
2 23 (0.89%) Magento
3 20 (0.77%) Dynamics AX
4 9 (0.35%) NetSuite
5 8 (0.31%) SAP APO
5 8 (0.31%) SAP SCM
6 6 (0.23%) SAP BPC
6 6 (0.23%) SAP CRM
7 4 (0.15%) SAP S/4HANA
8 3 (0.12%) Cognos Business Intelligence
8 3 (0.12%) Dynamics NAV
8 3 (0.12%) SAP ERP
9 2 (0.077%) Distributed Ledger
9 2 (0.077%) Markit EDM
9 2 (0.077%) Movex
9 2 (0.077%) Oracle ERP
9 2 (0.077%) Oracle Receivables
9 2 (0.077%) Payment Gateway
9 2 (0.077%) Sage 1000
9 2 (0.077%) SAP Hybris
Cloud Services
1 391 (15.15%) Microsoft Azure
2 374 (14.49%) Amazon AWS
3 198 (7.67%) Office 365
4 142 (5.50%) PaaS
5 133 (5.15%) IaaS
6 121 (4.69%) SaaS
7 59 (2.29%) Cloud Computing
8 47 (1.82%) Google Cloud Platform
9 41 (1.59%) Serverless
10 39 (1.51%) AWS CloudFormation
11 34 (1.32%) Dynamics 365
11 34 (1.32%) GitHub
12 31 (1.20%) Amazon EC2
13 28 (1.08%) AWS Lambda
14 23 (0.89%) Amazon S3
15 19 (0.74%) Azure Active Directory
16 15 (0.58%) Virtual Private Cloud
17 14 (0.54%) G Suite
18 13 (0.50%) Heroku
19 11 (0.43%) Amazon ELB
Communications & Networking
1 244 (9.45%) Firewall
2 123 (4.77%) Network Security
3 104 (4.03%) WAN
4 99 (3.84%) LAN
5 74 (2.87%) VPN
6 71 (2.75%) DNS
7 60 (2.32%) SAN
7 60 (2.32%) Wi-Fi
8 45 (1.74%) DHCP
9 36 (1.39%) Unified Communications
10 33 (1.28%) Internet
10 33 (1.28%) VoIP
11 32 (1.24%) Cisco ASA
11 32 (1.24%) Cisco IOS
12 31 (1.20%) Cisco Nexus
13 28 (1.08%) NX-OS
13 28 (1.08%) Wireshark
14 27 (1.05%) Software-Defined Networking
15 25 (0.97%) TCP/IP
16 20 (0.77%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 256 (9.92%) SQL Server
2 129 (5.00%) NoSQL
3 106 (4.11%) Relational Database
4 101 (3.91%) Big Data
5 95 (3.68%) Data Warehouse
6 75 (2.91%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 71 (2.75%) Hadoop
8 51 (1.98%) MySQL
9 50 (1.94%) MongoDB
9 50 (1.94%) SQL Server 2008
9 50 (1.94%) SQL Server Reporting Services
10 38 (1.47%) SQL Server 2012
11 34 (1.32%) SQL Server 2014
12 32 (1.24%) Power BI
13 29 (1.12%) RDBMS
13 29 (1.12%) SAP HANA
14 27 (1.05%) OLTP
15 26 (1.01%) Amazon RDS
15 26 (1.01%) SQL Server Analysis Services
16 23 (0.89%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 108 (4.18%) Jenkins
2 84 (3.25%) Git (software)
3 73 (2.83%) Atlassian Bamboo
4 61 (2.36%) Visual Studio
5 60 (2.32%) JIRA
6 57 (2.21%) Vagrant
7 51 (1.98%) Hudson
8 47 (1.82%) Subversion
9 35 (1.36%) TeamCity
10 34 (1.32%) Octopus Deploy
11 23 (0.89%) Bitbucket
12 18 (0.70%) Visual Studio Team System
13 16 (0.62%) Maven
14 12 (0.46%) Cucumber
15 11 (0.43%) Mockito
16 10 (0.39%) GitLab
17 9 (0.35%) Sonatype Nexus
18 8 (0.31%) JUnit
18 8 (0.31%) Team Foundation Server
19 7 (0.27%) SonarQube
General
1 811 (31.42%) Finance
2 253 (9.80%) Retail
3 162 (6.28%) Banking
4 142 (5.50%) Marketing
5 90 (3.49%) Telecoms
6 78 (3.02%) Legal
7 59 (2.29%) Back Office
7 59 (2.29%) Manufacturing
8 50 (1.94%) Financial Institution
9 36 (1.39%) Publishing
10 30 (1.16%) Law
11 29 (1.12%) Front Office
12 28 (1.08%) Advertising
13 23 (0.89%) Investment Banking
14 18 (0.70%) Automotive
14 18 (0.70%) Billing
15 14 (0.54%) Electronics
16 11 (0.43%) Pharmaceutical
17 9 (0.35%) Games
18 7 (0.27%) Online Betting
Job Titles
1 646 (25.03%) Architect
2 244 (9.45%) Solutions Architect
3 218 (8.45%) IT Manager
4 209 (8.10%) Analyst
5 183 (7.09%) Developer
6 153 (5.93%) Consultant
7 146 (5.66%) Enterprise Architect
8 108 (4.18%) Business Analyst
9 105 (4.07%) Head of IT
10 79 (3.06%) Project Manager
11 73 (2.83%) Infrastructure Engineer
12 70 (2.71%) IT Consultant
13 68 (2.63%) IT Engineer
14 67 (2.60%) Senior Analyst
15 63 (2.44%) Senior Developer
15 63 (2.44%) Technical Architect
16 60 (2.32%) IT Analyst
17 59 (2.29%) Senior Architect
18 56 (2.17%) DevOps Engineer
18 56 (2.17%) Lead Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 257 (9.96%) .NET
2 169 (6.55%) Middleware
3 148 (5.73%) Web Services
4 95 (3.68%) HTML
5 78 (3.02%) ASP.NET
5 78 (3.02%) CSS
6 63 (2.44%) AngularJS
7 59 (2.29%) REST
8 56 (2.17%) Spring
8 56 (2.17%) XML
9 50 (1.94%) .NET Framework
10 49 (1.90%) Node.js
11 47 (1.82%) React
12 44 (1.70%) HTML5
13 40 (1.55%) jQuery
13 40 (1.55%) JSON
14 39 (1.51%) J2EE
15 30 (1.16%) ASP.NET MVC
16 28 (1.08%) SOAP
17 25 (0.97%) MDX
Miscellaneous
1 275 (10.65%) Data Centre
2 251 (9.72%) Analytical Skills
3 242 (9.38%) Management Information System
4 118 (4.57%) Computer Science
5 104 (4.03%) User Experience
6 96 (3.72%) Self-Motivation
7 72 (2.79%) Enterprise Software
8 56 (2.17%) Fintech
9 55 (2.13%) Mobile App
10 54 (2.09%) Mainframe
11 52 (2.01%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
12 42 (1.63%) Hybrid Cloud
13 38 (1.47%) NHS
14 35 (1.36%) Cyber Kill Chain
14 35 (1.36%) Public Cloud
15 30 (1.16%) CMDB
15 30 (1.16%) PKI
15 30 (1.16%) PMI
16 28 (1.08%) FMCG
17 25 (0.97%) Clustering
Operating Systems
1 325 (12.59%) Windows
2 171 (6.63%) Windows Server
3 134 (5.19%) Linux
4 84 (3.25%) Windows 10
5 55 (2.13%) Windows Server 2012
6 54 (2.09%) Windows Server 2008
7 33 (1.28%) Unix
8 25 (0.97%) Windows 7
9 21 (0.81%) Android
10 18 (0.70%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
11 17 (0.66%) Apple iOS
12 16 (0.62%) Windows Server 2003
13 13 (0.50%) CentOS
14 12 (0.46%) VMS
15 10 (0.39%) zOS
16 9 (0.35%) Solaris
17 6 (0.23%) Windows 8
18 3 (0.12%) Mac OS
18 3 (0.12%) Mac OS X
18 3 (0.12%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 703 (27.24%) Agile Software Development
2 531 (20.57%) Project Management
3 350 (13.56%) Stakeholder Management
4 344 (13.33%) DevOps
5 317 (12.28%) Enterprise Architecture
6 304 (11.78%) ITIL
7 290 (11.24%) Problem-Solving
8 267 (10.34%) Service Management
9 253 (9.80%) TOGAF
10 215 (8.33%) Microservices
11 209 (8.10%) Continuous Improvement
11 209 (8.10%) Service Delivery
12 201 (7.79%) Mentoring
13 185 (7.17%) Information Security
14 184 (7.13%) Scrum
15 178 (6.90%) Continuous Integration
16 167 (6.47%) Change Management
17 166 (6.43%) Analytics
17 166 (6.43%) Migration
18 161 (6.24%) Business Intelligence
Programming Languages
1 322 (12.48%) SQL
2 233 (9.03%) Java
3 185 (7.17%) C#
4 162 (6.28%) Python
5 114 (4.42%) JavaScript
6 91 (3.53%) T-SQL
7 80 (3.10%) PowerShell
8 76 (2.94%) Ruby
9 61 (2.36%) Go
10 52 (2.01%) C
11 21 (0.81%) C++
12 15 (0.58%) Data Analysis Expressions (DAX)
12 15 (0.58%) PHP
13 13 (0.50%) R
14 12 (0.46%) Java 8
14 12 (0.46%) Perl
14 12 (0.46%) VB.NET
15 11 (0.43%) VB
16 10 (0.39%) Bash Shell
16 10 (0.39%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 354 (13.72%) Degree
2 82 (3.18%) CISSP
3 63 (2.44%) Computer Science Degree
4 61 (2.36%) PMI Certification
5 59 (2.29%) Cisco Certification
6 55 (2.13%) Microsoft Certification
6 55 (2.13%) Security Cleared
7 42 (1.63%) SC Cleared
7 42 (1.63%) TOGAF Certification
8 38 (1.47%) SANS
9 35 (1.36%) AWS Certification
9 35 (1.36%) CREST Certified
10 34 (1.32%) PMP
11 32 (1.24%) CCNP
12 31 (1.20%) CCNA
13 27 (1.05%) ISEB
14 25 (0.97%) DV Cleared
15 24 (0.93%) MBA
16 19 (0.74%) CEH
17 18 (0.70%) CompTIA Security+
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 160 (6.20%) PMO
2 116 (4.49%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 109 (4.22%) QA
4 102 (3.95%) GDPR
5 66 (2.56%) SLA
6 63 (2.44%) PCI DSS
7 31 (1.20%) Data Quality
8 30 (1.16%) COBIT
9 18 (0.70%) GPG13
10 17 (0.66%) SEPA
11 8 (0.31%) Cyber Essentials
12 6 (0.23%) JSP 440
12 6 (0.23%) Sarbanes-Oxley
13 3 (0.12%) Government Security Classifications
13 3 (0.12%) HMG Security Policy Framework
13 3 (0.12%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
14 2 (0.077%) Cyber Essentials PLUS
14 2 (0.077%) HMG Infosec
14 2 (0.077%) ISO/IEC 20000
14 2 (0.077%) MiFID
System Software
1 185 (7.17%) Active Directory
2 143 (5.54%) Docker
3 135 (5.23%) VMware Infrastructure
4 73 (2.83%) Hyper-V
5 21 (0.81%) Virtual Desktop
6 20 (0.77%) VMware ESXi
7 17 (0.66%) Virtual Machines
8 11 (0.43%) XenDesktop
9 8 (0.31%) Lustre
9 8 (0.31%) vSphere
10 5 (0.19%) Virtual Servers
11 4 (0.15%) Time Sharing Option
11 4 (0.15%) XenApp
11 4 (0.15%) XenServer
12 3 (0.12%) Citrix Presentation Server
12 3 (0.12%) Squid
12 3 (0.12%) Terminal Services
13 2 (0.077%) LXC
13 2 (0.077%) Terminal Server
14 1 (0.039%) iptables
Systems Management
1 118 (4.57%) Terraform
2 110 (4.26%) Kubernetes
3 105 (4.07%) Ansible
4 89 (3.45%) Puppet
5 59 (2.29%) Grafana
6 55 (2.13%) Graphite
6 55 (2.13%) Packer
7 54 (2.09%) Consul
7 54 (2.09%) Opscode Chef
8 52 (2.01%) Docker Swarm
9 50 (1.94%) Salt
10 47 (1.82%) Nagios
11 46 (1.78%) Opsview
11 46 (1.78%) SCCM
12 44 (1.70%) ZABBIX
13 22 (0.85%) Cisco Prime
14 15 (0.58%) Microsoft Intune
15 12 (0.46%) Prometheus
16 9 (0.35%) Host Intrusion Detection System
16 9 (0.35%) SolarWinds Orion
Vendors
1 540 (20.92%) Microsoft
2 177 (6.86%) VMware
3 128 (4.96%) Cisco
4 127 (4.92%) SAP
5 79 (3.06%) Oracle
6 60 (2.32%) Google
7 59 (2.29%) Citrix
8 54 (2.09%) Salesforce.com
9 41 (1.59%) IBM
10 34 (1.32%) CheckPoint
10 34 (1.32%) EMC
11 33 (1.28%) SolarWinds
12 32 (1.24%) NetApp
13 25 (0.97%) Red Hat
14 21 (0.81%) Demandware
15 19 (0.74%) HP
16 16 (0.62%) ServiceNow
17 14 (0.54%) Avaya
18 13 (0.50%) Xamarin
19 12 (0.46%) Cognos