Period
to 24 April 2019

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 24 April 2019 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

IT/Technology Strategy
UK > England
6 months to
24 Apr 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 201 242 206
Rank change year-on-year +41 -36 +42
Permanent jobs citing IT Strategy 2,379 2,408 2,683
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in England 1.73% 1.45% 1.68%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.89% 1.58% 1.83%
Number of salaries quoted 1,634 1,800 1,865
England median annual salary £65,000 £68,875 £65,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -5.63% +5.96% -
10th Percentile £41,250 £41,250 £37,500
90th Percentile £105,000 £100,000 £96,250
UK median annual salary £65,000 £67,500 £62,500
% change year-on-year -3.70% +8.00% -3.85%

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 125,921 152,349 146,283
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in England 91.64% 91.81% 91.38%
Number of salaries quoted 99,529 124,484 121,445
England median annual salary £52,500 £50,000 £49,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.00% +1.01% +4.21%
10th Percentile £30,000 £29,750 £28,000
90th Percentile £86,250 £82,500 £80,000
UK median annual salary £52,500 £50,000 £47,500
% change year-on-year +5.00% +5.26% -

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 24 April 2019.

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 24 April 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 -13 880 £75,000 -3.23% 22
Midlands +76 408 £60,000 - 12
North of England +55 396 £52,500 -11.02% 15
South East +13 345 £75,000 +11.11% 9
West Midlands +46 285 £62,500 +13.64% 8
North West +95 229 £55,000 -4.35% 8
East of England +116 202 £57,500 -4.17% 7
Yorkshire +21 155 £52,500 -11.02% 7
South West +55 142 £60,750 +5.65% 4
East Midlands +93 123 £57,000 -30.91% 4
North East +13 13 £45,596 +1.32%
South Coast -1 1 £90,000 -10.00%
IT Strategy
UK

For the 6 months to 24 April 2019, 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.

1 772 (32.45%) Agile Software Development
2 706 (29.68%) Finance
3 547 (22.99%) Microsoft
4 395 (16.60%) Project Management
5 394 (16.56%) Enterprise Architecture
6 392 (16.48%) Microsoft Azure
7 334 (14.04%) ITIL
8 311 (13.07%) Stakeholder Management
9 304 (12.78%) SQL
10 299 (12.57%) Amazon AWS
11 298 (12.53%) Analytical Skills
12 297 (12.48%) Windows
13 294 (12.36%) Degree
14 287 (12.06%) Problem-Solving
15 274 (11.52%) Service Delivery
16 263 (11.06%) DevOps
17 253 (10.63%) Management Information System
18 249 (10.47%) Office 365
19 243 (10.21%) TOGAF
20 233 (9.79%) VMware
21 214 (9.00%) SQL Server
22 210 (8.83%) Retail
23 209 (8.79%) Decision-Making
24 204 (8.58%) Mentoring
25 202 (8.49%) Information Security
25 202 (8.49%) Firewall
26 192 (8.07%) Linux
26 192 (8.07%) Continuous Improvement
27 191 (8.03%) Active Directory
28 187 (7.86%) Cisco

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 96 (4.04%) SharePoint
2 49 (2.06%) MS Exchange
3 24 (1.01%) Skype for Business
4 23 (0.97%) BizTalk Server
5 20 (0.84%) IIS
6 19 (0.80%) Confluence
7 16 (0.67%) Apache Spark
7 16 (0.67%) Oracle SOA Suite
8 14 (0.59%) Oracle Workflow
8 14 (0.59%) SharePoint 2010
9 13 (0.55%) Apache
10 12 (0.50%) NetWeaver
11 11 (0.46%) Exchange Server 2010
11 11 (0.46%) WordPress
12 10 (0.42%) Documentum
12 10 (0.42%) SAS
13 7 (0.29%) CMS
13 7 (0.29%) WebSphere
14 6 (0.25%) Elasticsearch
14 6 (0.25%) Exchange Server 2007
Applications
1 57 (2.40%) Microsoft Office
2 41 (1.72%) Microsoft PowerPoint
3 39 (1.64%) Microsoft Excel
4 18 (0.76%) MS Visio
5 11 (0.46%) Microsoft Project
6 3 (0.13%) Adobe Illustrator
6 3 (0.13%) Photoshop
7 2 (0.084%) CATIA
7 2 (0.084%) Chatbot
7 2 (0.084%) SPSS
8 1 (0.042%) AutoCAD
8 1 (0.042%) Open Workbench
Business Applications
1 57 (2.40%) Dynamics CRM
2 29 (1.22%) Dynamics AX
3 24 (1.01%) SAP S/4HANA
4 14 (0.59%) Dynamics GP
5 10 (0.42%) SAP SCM
6 9 (0.38%) Movex
6 9 (0.38%) SAP Business ByDesign
6 9 (0.38%) SimCorp Dimension
7 7 (0.29%) NetSuite
7 7 (0.29%) SAP Business One
7 7 (0.29%) SAP CRM
7 7 (0.29%) SAP GRC
8 6 (0.25%) SAP APO
9 4 (0.17%) Sage 1000
9 4 (0.17%) Sage 500
9 4 (0.17%) Unit4 Business World
10 3 (0.13%) SAP FS
11 2 (0.084%) SAP Hybris
11 2 (0.084%) Shopify
11 2 (0.084%) Social Studio
Cloud Services
1 392 (16.48%) Microsoft Azure
2 299 (12.57%) Amazon AWS
3 249 (10.47%) Office 365
4 134 (5.63%) IaaS
5 127 (5.34%) SaaS
6 121 (5.09%) PaaS
7 68 (2.86%) Google Cloud Platform
8 63 (2.65%) Cloud Computing
9 43 (1.81%) Serverless
10 39 (1.64%) Dynamics 365
11 20 (0.84%) GitHub
12 18 (0.76%) Azure Active Directory
13 15 (0.63%) SuccessFactors
14 10 (0.42%) Azure Data Factory
14 10 (0.42%) OneDrive
15 8 (0.34%) Slack
16 6 (0.25%) AWS Lambda
16 6 (0.25%) Boomi
16 6 (0.25%) Mimecast
16 6 (0.25%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 202 (8.49%) Firewall
2 161 (6.77%) WAN
3 143 (6.01%) LAN
4 77 (3.24%) Network Security
5 73 (3.07%) Internet
6 68 (2.86%) VPN
7 65 (2.73%) SAN
8 52 (2.19%) VoIP
9 51 (2.14%) Unified Communications
10 50 (2.10%) DNS
11 49 (2.06%) TCP/IP
12 47 (1.98%) Wi-Fi
13 42 (1.77%) Wireless
14 39 (1.64%) Cisco ASA
15 36 (1.51%) Cisco Nexus
16 34 (1.43%) DHCP
17 32 (1.35%) Cisco IOS
18 31 (1.30%) Skype
19 25 (1.05%) SSL
20 22 (0.92%) NX-OS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 214 (9.00%) SQL Server
2 137 (5.76%) Big Data
3 116 (4.88%) Data Warehouse
4 76 (3.19%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 72 (3.03%) NoSQL
6 57 (2.40%) Relational Database
7 52 (2.19%) Power BI
7 52 (2.19%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 42 (1.77%) Hadoop
8 42 (1.77%) MySQL
9 36 (1.51%) Data Lake
10 24 (1.01%) BusinessObjects
10 24 (1.01%) PostgreSQL
11 23 (0.97%) SQL Server 2012
12 19 (0.80%) RDBMS
13 18 (0.76%) Azure SQL Database
13 18 (0.76%) SSDT
14 17 (0.71%) MongoDB
15 16 (0.67%) SAP HANA
16 12 (0.50%) QlikView
Development Applications
1 77 (3.24%) Jenkins
2 45 (1.89%) Git (software)
3 43 (1.81%) Atlassian Bamboo
4 34 (1.43%) Visual Studio
5 26 (1.09%) JIRA
6 25 (1.05%) Team Foundation Server
7 24 (1.01%) GitLab
8 10 (0.42%) Bitbucket
8 10 (0.42%) Maven
9 8 (0.34%) Cucumber
9 8 (0.34%) Vagrant
10 7 (0.29%) Selenium
10 7 (0.29%) Visual Studio Team System
11 6 (0.25%) Appcelerator Titanium
11 6 (0.25%) AppScan
11 6 (0.25%) Hudson
11 6 (0.25%) Rational Rose
11 6 (0.25%) SoapUI
12 5 (0.21%) InstallShield
13 4 (0.17%) ERwin
General
1 706 (29.68%) Finance
2 210 (8.83%) Retail
3 144 (6.05%) Banking
4 129 (5.42%) Telecoms
5 98 (4.12%) Marketing
6 78 (3.28%) Legal
7 63 (2.65%) Back Office
8 58 (2.44%) Manufacturing
9 38 (1.60%) Automotive
10 28 (1.18%) Publishing
11 27 (1.13%) Billing
12 19 (0.80%) Financial Institution
12 19 (0.80%) Local Government
13 18 (0.76%) Law
14 16 (0.67%) Front Office
14 16 (0.67%) Investment Banking
15 13 (0.55%) Pharmaceutical
15 13 (0.55%) Retail Banking
16 11 (0.46%) Games
17 10 (0.42%) Private Banking
Job Titles
1 759 (31.90%) Architect
2 314 (13.20%) Solutions Architect
3 212 (8.91%) Enterprise Architect
3 212 (8.91%) IT Manager
4 185 (7.78%) Developer
5 174 (7.31%) Analyst
6 137 (5.76%) Consultant
7 89 (3.74%) Head of IT
8 83 (3.49%) Senior Architect
9 68 (2.86%) Project Manager
10 67 (2.82%) Senior Developer
11 66 (2.77%) Technical Architect
12 64 (2.69%) Business Analyst
13 60 (2.52%) IT Consultant
14 56 (2.35%) Data Architect
14 56 (2.35%) DevOps Engineer
15 54 (2.27%) IT Analyst
16 50 (2.10%) Cloud Architect
16 50 (2.10%) Digital Architect
16 50 (2.10%) Lead Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 176 (7.40%) .NET
2 153 (6.43%) Web Services
3 103 (4.33%) HTML
4 75 (3.15%) ASP.NET
5 65 (2.73%) CSS
6 64 (2.69%) Spring
7 59 (2.48%) XML
8 58 (2.44%) RESTful
8 58 (2.44%) SOAP
9 57 (2.40%) Middleware
10 56 (2.35%) Node.js
11 55 (2.31%) ASP.NET MVC
12 42 (1.77%) JSON
13 40 (1.68%) HTML5
14 38 (1.60%) AngularJS
15 33 (1.39%) jQuery
16 32 (1.35%) React
16 32 (1.35%) REST
17 31 (1.30%) Elastic Stack
18 29 (1.22%) ASP.NET Web API
Miscellaneous
1 298 (12.53%) Analytical Skills
2 253 (10.63%) Management Information System
3 153 (6.43%) Data Centre
4 84 (3.53%) User Experience
5 68 (2.86%) Self-Motivation
6 67 (2.82%) Hybrid Cloud
7 58 (2.44%) Enterprise Software
8 52 (2.19%) Public Cloud
9 42 (1.77%) Cloud Native
10 38 (1.60%) Internet of Things
11 31 (1.30%) Smart City
12 30 (1.26%) Virtual Team
13 29 (1.22%) Fintech
13 29 (1.22%) Life Science
13 29 (1.22%) Mobile App
14 26 (1.09%) CMDB
14 26 (1.09%) Cyber Kill Chain
14 26 (1.09%) Data Protection Act
14 26 (1.09%) EPoS
14 26 (1.09%) NHS
Operating Systems
1 297 (12.48%) Windows
2 192 (8.07%) Linux
3 140 (5.88%) Windows Server
4 73 (3.07%) Android
5 62 (2.61%) Apple iOS
6 54 (2.27%) Windows 10
7 31 (1.30%) Unix
7 31 (1.30%) Windows Server 2012
8 29 (1.22%) Windows Server 2003
9 22 (0.92%) Windows Server 2008
10 21 (0.88%) Windows 7
11 10 (0.42%) AIX
12 9 (0.38%) CentOS
13 8 (0.34%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
14 6 (0.25%) Mac OS
15 4 (0.17%) Windows XP
16 3 (0.13%) VMS
17 2 (0.084%) Mac OS X
17 2 (0.084%) Ubuntu
18 1 (0.042%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 772 (32.45%) Agile Software Development
2 395 (16.60%) Project Management
3 394 (16.56%) Enterprise Architecture
4 334 (14.04%) ITIL
5 311 (13.07%) Stakeholder Management
6 287 (12.06%) Problem-Solving
7 274 (11.52%) Service Delivery
8 263 (11.06%) DevOps
9 243 (10.21%) TOGAF
10 209 (8.79%) Decision-Making
11 204 (8.58%) Mentoring
12 202 (8.49%) Information Security
13 192 (8.07%) Continuous Improvement
14 172 (7.23%) CRM
15 168 (7.06%) Service Management
16 166 (6.98%) Business Intelligence
16 166 (6.98%) Change Management
17 165 (6.94%) Cybersecurity
18 155 (6.52%) Microservices
19 144 (6.05%) Technical Architecture
Programming Languages
1 304 (12.78%) SQL
2 157 (6.60%) Java
3 122 (5.13%) C#
4 120 (5.04%) Python
5 114 (4.79%) JavaScript
6 94 (3.95%) PowerShell
7 79 (3.32%) C
8 44 (1.85%) Ruby
9 43 (1.81%) T-SQL
10 37 (1.56%) Go
11 28 (1.18%) PL/SQL
12 26 (1.09%) PHP
13 25 (1.05%) C++
14 22 (0.92%) Bash Shell
15 16 (0.67%) R
16 15 (0.63%) VB
16 15 (0.63%) VB.NET
17 11 (0.46%) VBScript
18 9 (0.38%) VBA
19 8 (0.34%) ABAP
Qualifications
1 294 (12.36%) Degree
2 89 (3.74%) Cisco Certification
3 74 (3.11%) Security Cleared
4 70 (2.94%) CISSP
5 63 (2.65%) TOGAF Certification
6 54 (2.27%) Microsoft Certification
7 50 (2.10%) CCNP
8 47 (1.98%) CCNA
9 39 (1.64%) SANS
10 34 (1.43%) Computer Science Degree
11 33 (1.39%) PMI Certification
12 31 (1.30%) MCSE
13 29 (1.22%) CEH
13 29 (1.22%) ITIL Certification
14 28 (1.18%) MCSA
14 28 (1.18%) PMP
15 26 (1.09%) CREST Certified
16 25 (1.05%) AWS Certification
16 25 (1.05%) RHCSA
17 24 (1.01%) Master's Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 127 (5.34%) GDPR
2 90 (3.78%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 89 (3.74%) SLA
4 69 (2.90%) QA
5 68 (2.86%) PCI DSS
6 62 (2.61%) PMO
7 32 (1.35%) COBIT
7 32 (1.35%) Data Quality
7 32 (1.35%) HMG Infosec
7 32 (1.35%) HMG Security Policy Framework
7 32 (1.35%) JSP 440
8 21 (0.88%) Sarbanes-Oxley
9 14 (0.59%) BS7799
9 14 (0.59%) GPG13
10 11 (0.46%) ISO 22301
10 11 (0.46%) ISO 9001
11 9 (0.38%) Cyber Essentials
12 3 (0.13%) COSO
12 3 (0.13%) IFRS
12 3 (0.13%) IFRS 9
System Software
1 191 (8.03%) Active Directory
2 175 (7.36%) VMware Infrastructure
3 87 (3.66%) Docker
4 53 (2.23%) Hyper-V
5 36 (1.51%) Virtual Machines
6 30 (1.26%) XenApp
7 23 (0.97%) VMware ESXi
8 21 (0.88%) Virtual Desktop
9 18 (0.76%) XenDesktop
10 13 (0.55%) BitLocker
11 12 (0.50%) Microsoft App-V
11 12 (0.50%) vSphere
12 11 (0.46%) VMware NSX
13 10 (0.42%) XenServer
14 8 (0.34%) VMware Workstation
15 5 (0.21%) HDFS
16 4 (0.17%) Lustre
16 4 (0.17%) Virtual Servers
17 3 (0.13%) Firmware
18 2 (0.084%) ProxySG
Systems Management
1 75 (3.15%) Puppet
2 74 (3.11%) Ansible
3 64 (2.69%) Kubernetes
4 59 (2.48%) Terraform
5 42 (1.77%) SCCM
6 37 (1.56%) Docker Swarm
7 34 (1.43%) Opsview
8 32 (1.35%) Grafana
9 30 (1.26%) Consul
10 29 (1.22%) Packer
11 28 (1.18%) Opscode Chef
12 25 (1.05%) Cisco Prime
13 21 (0.88%) Nagios
14 17 (0.71%) AirWatch
15 16 (0.67%) Microsoft Intune
15 16 (0.67%) SCOrch
16 15 (0.63%) SCVMM
17 12 (0.50%) SCDPM
17 12 (0.50%) SCOM
17 12 (0.50%) SCSM
Vendors
1 547 (22.99%) Microsoft
2 233 (9.79%) VMware
3 187 (7.86%) Cisco
4 134 (5.63%) SAP
5 128 (5.38%) Citrix
6 109 (4.58%) Oracle
7 87 (3.66%) Google
8 57 (2.40%) Salesforce.com
9 43 (1.81%) Red Hat
10 40 (1.68%) SolarWinds
11 30 (1.26%) NetApp
12 29 (1.22%) IBM
12 29 (1.22%) Meraki
13 26 (1.09%) HP
14 23 (0.97%) Adobe
15 22 (0.92%) Cadence
15 22 (0.92%) Fortinet
15 22 (0.92%) hybris
16 21 (0.88%) CheckPoint
16 21 (0.88%) Palo Alto