Period
to 17 December 2017

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 17 December 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

IT/Technology Strategy
UK > England
6 months to
17 Dec 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 226 217 234
Rank change year-on-year -9 +17 +7
Permanent jobs citing IT Strategy 2605 2722 3000
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in England 1.56% 1.57% 1.49%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.74% 1.75% 1.67%
Number of salaries quoted 1818 1980 2345
England median annual salary £65,000 £65,000 £62,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +4.84% -0.80%
10th Percentile £41,250 £36,250 £34,559
90th Percentile £97,500 £97,500 £100,000
UK median annual salary £65,000 £65,000 £60,416
% change year-on-year - +7.59% -1.76%

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 150111 155258 179476
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in England 89.93% 89.48% 88.88%
Number of salaries quoted 120003 129850 150038
England median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - +5.26% +5.56%
10th Percentile £29,000 £28,500 £27,500
90th Percentile £80,000 £80,000 £77,500
UK median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £47,500
% change year-on-year - +5.26% +5.56%

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 17 December 2017.

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 17 December 2017. 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 +31 1299 £72,000 -0.69% 80
North of England +23 402 £60,000 +14.29% 18
South East -21 396 £67,500 +8.00% 23
Midlands -49 253 £55,000 - 10
West Midlands -1 199 £55,000 - 7
North West -12 192 £60,000 +20.00% 6
Yorkshire +51 183 £62,500 +13.64% 11
East of England -61 132 £62,500 +4.17% 7
South West -3 125 £65,000 +10.64% 7
East Midlands -102 54 £70,000 +27.27% 3
North East +7 27 £45,000 -37.93% 1
South Coast - 1 £100,000 -
IT Strategy
UK

For the 6 months to 17 December 2017, IT jobs citing IT Strategy also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the England region with a requirement for IT Strategy.

1 936 (35.93%) Finance
2 613 (23.53%) Agile Software Development
3 498 (19.12%) Degree
4 418 (16.05%) TOGAF
5 416 (15.97%) Microsoft
6 405 (15.55%) Enterprise Architecture
7 394 (15.12%) Project Management
8 379 (14.55%) Banking
9 373 (14.32%) Analytical Skills
10 364 (13.97%) ITIL
11 357 (13.70%) Stakeholder Management
12 311 (11.94%) SQL
13 301 (11.55%) Asset Management
14 300 (11.52%) SDLC
15 293 (11.25%) Investment Banking
15 293 (11.25%) Windows
16 290 (11.13%) Wealth Management
17 289 (11.09%) Continuous Improvement
18 276 (10.60%) Management Information System
19 275 (10.56%) Retail Banking
20 258 (9.90%) SQL Server
21 255 (9.79%) Microsoft Azure
22 227 (8.71%) Service Delivery
22 227 (8.71%) Active Directory
23 216 (8.29%) Computer Science
24 209 (8.02%) Service Management
25 201 (7.72%) .NET
26 192 (7.37%) Java
27 191 (7.33%) Oracle
28 183 (7.02%) Line 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
1 101 (3.88%) SharePoint
2 76 (2.92%) Apache
3 75 (2.88%) MS Exchange
4 52 (2.00%) Tomcat
5 43 (1.65%) IIS
6 34 (1.31%) Skype for Business
7 30 (1.15%) CMS
8 29 (1.11%) BizTalk Server
9 26 (1.00%) Exchange Server 2010
10 22 (0.84%) WebSphere
11 19 (0.73%) Oracle SOA Suite
12 15 (0.58%) Confluence
12 15 (0.58%) Sitecore CMS
13 14 (0.54%) nginx
13 14 (0.54%) SharePoint 2013
13 14 (0.54%) WebSphere Application Server
14 12 (0.46%) MQSeries
14 12 (0.46%) SharePoint 2010
15 11 (0.42%) SAS
16 10 (0.38%) Drupal
Applications
1 54 (2.07%) Microsoft Office
2 15 (0.58%) Microsoft Excel
3 10 (0.38%) Microsoft Project
4 7 (0.27%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 7 (0.27%) MS Visio
5 1 (0.038%) InfoPath
5 1 (0.038%) SPSS
Business Applications
1 54 (2.07%) Dynamics CRM
2 34 (1.31%) SAP MM
3 32 (1.23%) SAP MII
3 32 (1.23%) SAP PP
3 32 (1.23%) SAP PP-PI
4 11 (0.42%) SAP S/4HANA
5 10 (0.38%) Dynamics AX
6 7 (0.27%) Remedy ITSM
6 7 (0.27%) Unit4 Business World
7 6 (0.23%) Dynamics NAV
8 5 (0.19%) Magento
9 4 (0.15%) Lawson
9 4 (0.15%) Oracle BPM
9 4 (0.15%) Oracle EBS
9 4 (0.15%) Oracle ERP
9 4 (0.15%) SAP ERP
10 3 (0.12%) Maximo
11 2 (0.077%) SAP CRM
11 2 (0.077%) SAP Oil and Gas
11 2 (0.077%) SimCorp Dimension
Cloud Services
1 255 (9.79%) Microsoft Azure
2 179 (6.87%) Amazon AWS
3 157 (6.03%) SaaS
4 134 (5.14%) IaaS
5 123 (4.72%) Office 365
5 123 (4.72%) PaaS
6 59 (2.26%) GitHub
7 43 (1.65%) Cloud Computing
8 17 (0.65%) Amazon EC2
9 16 (0.61%) Virtual Private Cloud
10 14 (0.54%) Amazon CloudWatch
10 14 (0.54%) AWS CloudFormation
11 11 (0.42%) Dynamics 365
12 9 (0.35%) AWS Lambda
12 9 (0.35%) Azure Active Directory
12 9 (0.35%) Serverless
13 5 (0.19%) Heroku
13 5 (0.19%) TestFlight
14 4 (0.15%) Google Play
15 3 (0.12%) OneDrive
Communications & Networking
1 131 (5.03%) Firewall
2 82 (3.15%) WAN
3 80 (3.07%) LAN
4 77 (2.96%) SAN
5 72 (2.76%) DNS
6 54 (2.07%) Internet
7 49 (1.88%) LDAP
7 49 (1.88%) VoIP
7 49 (1.88%) Wireless
8 43 (1.65%) Network Security
9 33 (1.27%) Skype
9 33 (1.27%) TCP/IP
10 31 (1.19%) DHCP
11 29 (1.11%) Unified Communications
12 28 (1.07%) VPN
13 26 (1.00%) SSL
14 22 (0.84%) Cisco ISE
15 17 (0.65%) SMS
16 15 (0.58%) Cisco ASA
17 13 (0.50%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 258 (9.90%) SQL Server
2 76 (2.92%) Big Data
3 68 (2.61%) MySQL
4 49 (1.88%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 48 (1.84%) SQL Server 2008
6 43 (1.65%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 42 (1.61%) Relational Database
8 32 (1.23%) Data Warehouse
9 26 (1.00%) Hadoop
10 24 (0.92%) MongoDB
10 24 (0.92%) NoSQL
10 24 (0.92%) SQL Server Analysis Services
11 19 (0.73%) RDBMS
12 18 (0.69%) SQL Server 2012
13 15 (0.58%) PostgreSQL
14 14 (0.54%) Power BI
15 13 (0.50%) SQL Server 2014
16 12 (0.46%) Geospatial Data
16 12 (0.46%) Neo4j
17 11 (0.42%) GIS
Development Applications
1 51 (1.96%) Maven
2 48 (1.84%) JUnit
2 48 (1.84%) Subversion
3 41 (1.57%) Jenkins
3 41 (1.57%) JIRA
4 34 (1.31%) Visual Studio
5 24 (0.92%) Git (software)
6 13 (0.50%) Eclipse
7 12 (0.46%) Atlassian Bamboo
7 12 (0.46%) Selenium
8 10 (0.38%) Bitbucket
8 10 (0.38%) InstallShield
9 7 (0.27%) RStudio
9 7 (0.27%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
10 5 (0.19%) GitLab
10 5 (0.19%) Team Foundation Server
10 5 (0.19%) TeamCity
10 5 (0.19%) WebDriver
11 4 (0.15%) Android Studio
11 4 (0.15%) Xcode
General
1 936 (35.93%) Finance
2 379 (14.55%) Banking
3 293 (11.25%) Investment Banking
4 275 (10.56%) Retail Banking
5 149 (5.72%) Retail
6 102 (3.92%) Legal
7 89 (3.42%) Manufacturing
8 85 (3.26%) Marketing
9 67 (2.57%) Telecoms
10 50 (1.92%) Law
11 33 (1.27%) Publishing
12 28 (1.07%) Financial Institution
13 26 (1.00%) Back Office
13 26 (1.00%) Front Office
14 19 (0.73%) Advertising
15 15 (0.58%) Local Government
16 14 (0.54%) Aerospace
17 13 (0.50%) Electronics
18 12 (0.46%) Billing
19 10 (0.38%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 731 (28.06%) Architect
2 259 (9.94%) Enterprise Architect
3 244 (9.37%) Analyst
4 228 (8.75%) Solutions Architect
5 198 (7.60%) IT Manager
6 178 (6.83%) Developer
7 125 (4.80%) Consultant
8 111 (4.26%) Head of IT
9 101 (3.88%) Infrastructure Architect
10 97 (3.72%) Head of Architecture
11 93 (3.57%) Business Analyst
12 77 (2.96%) Technical Architect
13 69 (2.65%) Project Manager
14 65 (2.50%) Chief Technology Officer
14 65 (2.50%) Senior Architect
14 65 (2.50%) Service Manager
15 64 (2.46%) Cloud Architect
16 56 (2.15%) Team Leader
17 54 (2.07%) Lead Architect
18 50 (1.92%) Infrastructure Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 201 (7.72%) .NET
2 159 (6.10%) Web Services
3 120 (4.61%) HTML
4 108 (4.15%) Middleware
5 102 (3.92%) AngularJS
6 92 (3.53%) REST
7 88 (3.38%) XML
8 86 (3.30%) SOAP
9 77 (2.96%) CSS
10 73 (2.80%) ASP.NET
11 70 (2.69%) Spring
12 59 (2.26%) JSON
13 58 (2.23%) J2EE
14 53 (2.03%) SailPoint
15 52 (2.00%) HTML5
16 47 (1.80%) JPA
17 43 (1.65%) jQuery
18 37 (1.42%) RESTful
19 35 (1.34%) .NET Framework
20 34 (1.31%) SAPUI5
Miscellaneous
1 373 (14.32%) Analytical Skills
2 276 (10.60%) Management Information System
3 216 (8.29%) Computer Science
4 181 (6.95%) Data Centre
5 86 (3.30%) User Experience
6 71 (2.73%) Enterprise Software
7 61 (2.34%) Public Cloud
8 56 (2.15%) Hybrid Cloud
9 52 (2.00%) Fintech
10 41 (1.57%) Clustering
11 40 (1.54%) Virtual Team
12 29 (1.11%) Fixed Income
13 28 (1.07%) Mobile App
14 26 (1.00%) Mainframe
15 25 (0.96%) Greenfield Project
16 23 (0.88%) Driving Licence
17 19 (0.73%) NHS
18 13 (0.50%) CMDB
18 13 (0.50%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
18 13 (0.50%) PKI
Operating Systems
1 293 (11.25%) Windows
2 148 (5.68%) Linux
3 124 (4.76%) Windows Server
4 118 (4.53%) Unix
5 45 (1.73%) Windows Server 2012
6 40 (1.54%) Windows Server 2008
7 38 (1.46%) Windows 10
8 36 (1.38%) Windows 7
9 23 (0.88%) Android
10 22 (0.84%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
11 19 (0.73%) Apple iOS
12 18 (0.69%) Windows Server 2003
13 7 (0.27%) Solaris
14 5 (0.19%) Mac OS
15 4 (0.15%) Windows 8
16 3 (0.12%) AIX
16 3 (0.12%) HPUX
16 3 (0.12%) Mac OS X
16 3 (0.12%) Windows XP
17 1 (0.038%) Oracle Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 613 (23.53%) Agile Software Development
2 418 (16.05%) TOGAF
3 405 (15.55%) Enterprise Architecture
4 394 (15.12%) Project Management
5 364 (13.97%) ITIL
6 357 (13.70%) Stakeholder Management
7 301 (11.55%) Asset Management
8 300 (11.52%) SDLC
9 290 (11.13%) Wealth Management
10 289 (11.09%) Continuous Improvement
11 227 (8.71%) Service Delivery
12 209 (8.02%) Service Management
13 183 (7.02%) Line Management
14 182 (6.99%) Mentoring
15 173 (6.64%) PRINCE2
16 161 (6.18%) DevOps
17 160 (6.14%) Change Management
17 160 (6.14%) Migration
18 157 (6.03%) Technical Architecture
19 151 (5.80%) Information Security
Programming Languages
1 311 (11.94%) SQL
2 192 (7.37%) Java
3 174 (6.68%) C#
4 131 (5.03%) JavaScript
5 116 (4.45%) R
6 96 (3.69%) T-SQL
7 76 (2.92%) Python
8 71 (2.73%) PowerShell
9 57 (2.19%) Shell Script
10 52 (2.00%) PL/SQL
11 51 (1.96%) C
12 33 (1.27%) Bash Shell
12 33 (1.27%) PHP
13 23 (0.88%) Ruby
14 21 (0.81%) VB.NET
15 16 (0.61%) C++
16 15 (0.58%) Perl
17 9 (0.35%) VBScript
18 8 (0.31%) PHP 5
18 8 (0.31%) PHP 7
Qualifications
1 498 (19.12%) Degree
2 156 (5.99%) Computer Science Degree
3 88 (3.38%) Cisco Certification
4 81 (3.11%) CCNA
5 76 (2.92%) Security Cleared
6 68 (2.61%) SC Cleared
7 63 (2.42%) Microsoft Certification
8 46 (1.77%) CISSP
9 44 (1.69%) MCSE
10 39 (1.50%) CCNP
11 34 (1.31%) CISM
12 33 (1.27%) ITIL Certification
13 27 (1.04%) Master's Degree
13 27 (1.04%) PMI Certification
14 21 (0.81%) ISEB
14 21 (0.81%) PMP
15 19 (0.73%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
16 15 (0.58%) DV Cleared
17 14 (0.54%) MBA
18 12 (0.46%) OCPJWCD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 145 (5.57%) SLA
2 117 (4.49%) QA
3 95 (3.65%) PMO
4 78 (2.99%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 49 (1.88%) GDPR
6 45 (1.73%) COBIT
7 25 (0.96%) Cyber Essentials
8 18 (0.69%) PCI DSS
9 17 (0.65%) Data Quality
10 8 (0.31%) SSAE 16
11 6 (0.23%) GAMP
11 6 (0.23%) GPG13
11 6 (0.23%) GxP
12 5 (0.19%) ISO 9001
12 5 (0.19%) Val IT
13 4 (0.15%) Sarbanes-Oxley
14 3 (0.12%) ISO 13485
14 3 (0.12%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
14 3 (0.12%) SEPA
15 2 (0.077%) ISO/IEC 20000
System Software
1 227 (8.71%) Active Directory
2 120 (4.61%) VMware Infrastructure
3 57 (2.19%) Hyper-V
4 41 (1.57%) VMware ESXi
5 37 (1.42%) Docker
6 18 (0.69%) Virtual Machines
7 13 (0.50%) VMware Workstation
7 13 (0.50%) vSphere
8 10 (0.38%) Microsoft App-V
8 10 (0.38%) Virtual Servers
8 10 (0.38%) VMware NSX
9 4 (0.15%) vCloud
9 4 (0.15%) Virtual Desktop
9 4 (0.15%) XenApp
10 3 (0.12%) Terminal Server
11 2 (0.077%) Apache ZooKeeper
11 2 (0.077%) HDFS
11 2 (0.077%) XenDesktop
12 1 (0.038%) Firmware
12 1 (0.038%) Oracle RAC
Systems Management
1 46 (1.77%) SCCM
2 44 (1.69%) Puppet
3 37 (1.42%) Microsoft Clustering
4 26 (1.00%) Ansible
4 26 (1.00%) Opscode Chef
5 17 (0.65%) SCOrch
5 17 (0.65%) vRealize
6 15 (0.58%) SCOM
7 11 (0.42%) Simpana
7 11 (0.42%) Terraform
8 5 (0.19%) Grafana
8 5 (0.19%) HockeyApp
9 4 (0.15%) Backup Exec
9 4 (0.15%) Nagios
9 4 (0.15%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
9 4 (0.15%) ZABBIX
10 3 (0.12%) Kubernetes
10 3 (0.12%) NetIQ Identity Manager
10 3 (0.12%) QRadar
10 3 (0.12%) Red Hat Spacewalk
Vendors
1 416 (15.97%) Microsoft
2 191 (7.33%) Oracle
3 165 (6.33%) VMware
4 146 (5.60%) SAP
5 134 (5.14%) Cisco
6 70 (2.69%) HP
7 55 (2.11%) Citrix
8 48 (1.84%) Salesforce.com
9 46 (1.77%) IBM
10 42 (1.61%) F5
11 34 (1.31%) EMC
12 29 (1.11%) NetApp
13 26 (1.00%) Infoblox
14 25 (0.96%) 3PAR
14 25 (0.96%) Siebel
15 24 (0.92%) Red Hat
15 24 (0.92%) SolarWinds
16 23 (0.88%) Dell
16 23 (0.88%) Sitecore
17 18 (0.69%) Informatica