Period
to 21 January 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in England with a requirement for Strategic Planning skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited Strategic Planning over the 6 months to 21 January 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Strategic Planning
UK > England
6 months to
21 Jan 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 726 826 725
Rank change year-on-year +100 -101 +39
Permanent jobs citing Strategic Planning 438 339 583
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in England 0.27% 0.20% 0.30%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.30% 0.23% 0.33%
Number of salaries quoted 287 258 455
England median annual salary £55,000 £60,000 £60,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -8.33% - -4.00%
10th Percentile £37,500 £35,675 £36,250
90th Percentile £97,500 £102,500 £92,500
UK median annual salary £55,000 £57,500 £60,000
% change year-on-year -4.35% -4.17% -4.00%

Strategic Planning 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 144,613 148,767 174,099
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in England 89.84% 89.55% 88.88%
Number of salaries quoted 117,251 123,892 145,802
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 £28,000
90th Percentile £81,250 £80,000 £77,500
UK median annual salary £50,000 £48,500 £47,500
% change year-on-year +3.09% +2.11% +5.56%

Strategic Planning
Job Vacancy Trend in England

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

Job vacancy trend for Strategic Planning in England

Strategic Planning
Salary Trend in England

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

Salary trend for Strategic Planning in England

Strategic Planning
Salary Histogram in England

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Strategic Planning in England over the 6 months to 21 January 2018.

Salary histogram for Strategic Planning in England

Strategic Planning
Job Locations in England

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Strategic Planning within the England region over the 6 months to 21 January 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 +54 198 £57,500 -15.75% 27
South East +37 117 £52,500 +10.53% 13
North of England +24 53 £50,000 - 3
North West +18 40 £48,500 -11.82% 2
Midlands +30 31 £55,000 - 6
East of England +20 22 £55,000 +10.00% 7
West Midlands +3 17 £48,000 -12.73% 3
South West +5 16 £62,500 -1.96% 2
East Midlands +31 14 £72,500 +26.09% 3
Yorkshire +15 10 £51,250 +28.13% 1
North East - 3 £60,000 -
Strategic Planning
UK

For the 6 months to 21 January 2018, IT jobs citing Strategic Planning 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 Strategic Planning.

1 217 (49.54%) Finance
2 93 (21.23%) Degree
3 87 (19.86%) Analytical Skills
4 84 (19.18%) Project Management
5 78 (17.81%) Change Management
6 74 (16.89%) Management Information System
7 68 (15.53%) Stakeholder Management
7 68 (15.53%) Agile Software Development
8 64 (14.61%) Banking
8 64 (14.61%) Product Management
9 59 (13.47%) Microsoft
9 59 (13.47%) ITIL
10 54 (12.33%) Information Security
11 52 (11.87%) ISO/IEC 27001
12 51 (11.64%) Asset Management
12 51 (11.64%) Coaching
13 50 (11.42%) Computer Science
14 49 (11.19%) CISSP
15 48 (10.96%) CISM
15 48 (10.96%) Marketing
15 48 (10.96%) Enterprise Architecture
16 47 (10.73%) Service Delivery
16 47 (10.73%) Active Directory
17 46 (10.50%) Retail Banking
17 46 (10.50%) Business Development
17 46 (10.50%) Wealth Management
17 46 (10.50%) Investment Banking
18 44 (10.05%) Network Security
18 44 (10.05%) People Management
19 42 (9.59%) Business Analysis

Strategic Planning
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 9 (2.05%) SharePoint
2 7 (1.60%) IIS
3 5 (1.14%) MS Exchange
4 2 (0.46%) Exchange Server 2010
5 1 (0.23%) CMS
5 1 (0.23%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 23 (5.25%) Microsoft Excel
1 23 (5.25%) Microsoft Office
2 14 (3.20%) Microsoft Project
3 9 (2.05%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 1 (0.23%) Chatbot
4 1 (0.23%) Revit
Business Applications
1 13 (2.97%) Dynamics AX
2 9 (2.05%) SAP S/4HANA
3 8 (1.83%) Magento
4 5 (1.14%) Cognos TM1
5 1 (0.23%) Dynamics GP
5 1 (0.23%) Sage X3
5 1 (0.23%) Unit4 Business World
Cloud Services
1 23 (5.25%) SaaS
2 22 (5.02%) Microsoft Azure
3 15 (3.42%) Amazon AWS
4 13 (2.97%) PaaS
5 10 (2.28%) Office 365
6 9 (2.05%) IaaS
7 7 (1.60%) Dynamics 365
8 2 (0.46%) AdWords
8 2 (0.46%) Amazon EC2
8 2 (0.46%) Google Analytics
9 1 (0.23%) Amazon S3
9 1 (0.23%) Cloudflare
9 1 (0.23%) CloudFront
9 1 (0.23%) Salesforce Service Cloud
9 1 (0.23%) Veeva
Communications & Networking
1 44 (10.05%) Network Security
2 40 (9.13%) Firewall
3 18 (4.11%) SAN
4 13 (2.97%) WAN
5 12 (2.74%) LAN
5 12 (2.74%) Wireless
6 9 (2.05%) DNS
7 8 (1.83%) PPP
8 7 (1.60%) DHCP
9 6 (1.37%) Cisco ASA
9 6 (1.37%) Internet
9 6 (1.37%) VPN
9 6 (1.37%) Wi-Fi
9 6 (1.37%) WLAN
10 5 (1.14%) MPLS
11 4 (0.91%) Cisco Wireless
11 4 (0.91%) Intranet
11 4 (0.91%) Unified Communications
12 3 (0.68%) NAS
12 3 (0.68%) VLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 26 (5.94%) SQL Server
2 15 (3.42%) Data Warehouse
3 11 (2.51%) NoSQL
3 11 (2.51%) Relational Database
4 9 (2.05%) GIS
5 8 (1.83%) SAP HANA
6 7 (1.60%) Big Data
7 5 (1.14%) QlikView
8 4 (0.91%) BusinessObjects
8 4 (0.91%) DB2
8 4 (0.91%) Essbase
8 4 (0.91%) MOLAP
8 4 (0.91%) OLAP
8 4 (0.91%) Oracle OLAP
9 3 (0.68%) MySQL
9 3 (0.68%) Oracle Database
10 2 (0.46%) SQL Server 2012
10 2 (0.46%) SQL Server 2014
10 2 (0.46%) SQL Server 2016
10 2 (0.46%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 6 (1.37%) SoapUI
2 5 (1.14%) Team Foundation Server
3 3 (0.68%) Git (software)
4 2 (0.46%) Cucumber
4 2 (0.46%) Visual Studio
5 1 (0.23%) JIRA
5 1 (0.23%) Selenium
General
1 217 (49.54%) Finance
2 64 (14.61%) Banking
3 48 (10.96%) Marketing
4 46 (10.50%) Investment Banking
4 46 (10.50%) Retail Banking
5 25 (5.71%) Retail
6 24 (5.48%) Legal
7 18 (4.11%) Telecoms
8 17 (3.88%) Advertising
9 16 (3.65%) Manufacturing
10 8 (1.83%) Back Office
10 8 (1.83%) Digital Economy
10 8 (1.83%) Front Office
11 3 (0.68%) Billing
12 2 (0.46%) Pharmaceutical
13 1 (0.23%) Aerospace
13 1 (0.23%) Financial Institution
13 1 (0.23%) Games
13 1 (0.23%) Law
13 1 (0.23%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 52 (11.87%) Analyst
2 47 (10.73%) IT Manager
3 46 (10.50%) Product Manager
4 35 (7.99%) Architect
4 35 (7.99%) Service Manager
5 29 (6.62%) Information Analyst
5 29 (6.62%) Information Security Analyst
5 29 (6.62%) Security Analyst
6 28 (6.39%) IT Services Manager
7 27 (6.16%) Business Manager
8 25 (5.71%) ICT Manager
9 24 (5.48%) Relationships Manager
10 23 (5.25%) Business Relationship Manager
11 20 (4.57%) Systems Engineer
12 19 (4.34%) Consultant
12 19 (4.34%) Programme Manager
13 17 (3.88%) Project Manager
14 14 (3.20%) Head of IT
15 13 (2.97%) Developer
15 13 (2.97%) Security Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 13 (2.97%) HTML
2 12 (2.74%) .NET
2 12 (2.74%) CSS
3 10 (2.28%) CSS3
3 10 (2.28%) HTML5
4 9 (2.05%) jQuery
5 8 (1.83%) SAP Fiori
5 8 (1.83%) SAPUI5
6 7 (1.60%) Middleware
6 7 (1.60%) Web Services
7 6 (1.37%) SOAP
7 6 (1.37%) XML
8 5 (1.14%) XML Messaging
9 4 (0.91%) Elastic Stack
9 4 (0.91%) J2EE
9 4 (0.91%) SAP PI
10 3 (0.68%) AngularJS
11 2 (0.46%) Gherkin
11 2 (0.46%) Laravel
11 2 (0.46%) Node.js
Miscellaneous
1 87 (19.86%) Analytical Skills
2 74 (16.89%) Management Information System
3 50 (11.42%) Computer Science
4 27 (6.16%) Data Centre
5 9 (2.05%) Fintech
6 8 (1.83%) Mobile App
7 6 (1.37%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
8 5 (1.14%) Enterprise Software
8 5 (1.14%) Mainframe
8 5 (1.14%) User Experience
9 4 (0.91%) PMI
9 4 (0.91%) Private Cloud
10 3 (0.68%) Clustering
10 3 (0.68%) Derivative
10 3 (0.68%) FMCG
10 3 (0.68%) Hybrid Cloud
10 3 (0.68%) NHS
10 3 (0.68%) Reinsurance
11 2 (0.46%) Analytical Mindset
11 2 (0.46%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 38 (8.68%) Windows
2 17 (3.88%) Windows Server
3 14 (3.20%) Linux
4 12 (2.74%) Unix
5 6 (1.37%) Solaris
6 4 (0.91%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 4 (0.91%) Windows Server 2003
6 4 (0.91%) Windows Server 2008
7 3 (0.68%) HPUX
7 3 (0.68%) Windows Server 2012
8 2 (0.46%) Android
8 2 (0.46%) Apple iOS
8 2 (0.46%) Ubuntu
9 1 (0.23%) AIX
9 1 (0.23%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 84 (19.18%) Project Management
2 78 (17.81%) Change Management
3 68 (15.53%) Agile Software Development
3 68 (15.53%) Stakeholder Management
4 64 (14.61%) Product Management
5 59 (13.47%) ITIL
6 54 (12.33%) Information Security
7 51 (11.64%) Asset Management
7 51 (11.64%) Coaching
8 48 (10.96%) Enterprise Architecture
9 47 (10.73%) Service Delivery
10 46 (10.50%) Business Development
10 46 (10.50%) Wealth Management
11 44 (10.05%) People Management
12 42 (9.59%) Business Analysis
13 41 (9.36%) IT Strategy
14 39 (8.90%) Performance Management
15 38 (8.68%) Mentoring
16 37 (8.45%) Process Improvement
17 35 (7.99%) Continuous Improvement
Programming Languages
1 35 (7.99%) SQL
2 13 (2.97%) JavaScript
3 11 (2.51%) PowerShell
4 9 (2.05%) Java
5 4 (0.91%) Apex Code
5 4 (0.91%) C#
6 3 (0.68%) C
6 3 (0.68%) PHP
6 3 (0.68%) Python
6 3 (0.68%) VBA
7 2 (0.46%) Bash Shell
7 2 (0.46%) C++
7 2 (0.46%) Shell Script
7 2 (0.46%) VBScript
8 1 (0.23%) Perl
8 1 (0.23%) VB
Qualifications
1 93 (21.23%) Degree
2 49 (11.19%) CISSP
3 48 (10.96%) CISM
4 34 (7.76%) Computer Science Degree
5 30 (6.85%) CRISC
5 30 (6.85%) GIAC
6 20 (4.57%) Master's Degree
7 12 (2.74%) Microsoft Certification
8 11 (2.51%) MBA
9 10 (2.28%) MCSA
9 10 (2.28%) PRINCE2 Certification
10 8 (1.83%) ITIL Certification
10 8 (1.83%) MCP
11 6 (1.37%) CISA
11 6 (1.37%) Cisco Certification
11 6 (1.37%) ISEB
11 6 (1.37%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
11 6 (1.37%) MCSE
11 6 (1.37%) PMI Certification
12 5 (1.14%) CCNP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 52 (11.87%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 35 (7.99%) Data Quality
3 20 (4.57%) PMO
4 18 (4.11%) QA
5 13 (2.97%) SLA
6 12 (2.74%) ISO 9001
7 11 (2.51%) GDPR
8 8 (1.83%) Dodd-Frank
8 8 (1.83%) EMIR
8 8 (1.83%) PCI DSS
9 5 (1.14%) COBIT
10 4 (0.91%) COSO
10 4 (0.91%) ISO 31000
10 4 (0.91%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
10 4 (0.91%) ISO/IEC 27005
10 4 (0.91%) PMBOK
11 3 (0.68%) BS25999
12 2 (0.46%) Actionable Recommendations
13 1 (0.23%) ISO/IEC 20000
13 1 (0.23%) P3O
System Software
1 47 (10.73%) Active Directory
2 13 (2.97%) VMware Infrastructure
3 8 (1.83%) SAP ITS
4 5 (1.14%) Virtual Servers
5 4 (0.91%) Hyper-V
5 4 (0.91%) VMware ESXi
5 4 (0.91%) vSphere
6 3 (0.68%) Terminal Server
6 3 (0.68%) Terminal Services
6 3 (0.68%) XenApp
6 3 (0.68%) XenDesktop
7 2 (0.46%) Docker
7 2 (0.46%) Firmware
7 2 (0.46%) Microsoft Virtual Server
7 2 (0.46%) Virtual Desktop
8 1 (0.23%) vCloud
Systems Management
1 4 (0.91%) Puppet
1 4 (0.91%) SmoothWall
1 4 (0.91%) WebSphere Cast Iron
2 3 (0.68%) Backup Exec
2 3 (0.68%) Failover Clustering
2 3 (0.68%) SCCM
2 3 (0.68%) WSUS
3 2 (0.46%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
3 2 (0.46%) NetBackup
3 2 (0.46%) SCDPM
3 2 (0.46%) SCOM
4 1 (0.23%) AirWatch
4 1 (0.23%) FortiGate
4 1 (0.23%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 59 (13.47%) Microsoft
2 26 (5.94%) VMware
3 20 (4.57%) SAP
4 18 (4.11%) Oracle
5 14 (3.20%) Citrix
6 12 (2.74%) HP
6 12 (2.74%) ServiceNow
7 10 (2.28%) Salesforce.com
8 9 (2.05%) Cisco
9 8 (1.83%) Pega
10 7 (1.60%) NetApp
11 6 (1.37%) Micro Focus
12 5 (1.14%) 3PAR
12 5 (1.14%) Cognos
12 5 (1.14%) ProCurve
13 4 (0.91%) Google
13 4 (0.91%) Hyperion
13 4 (0.91%) Informatica
13 4 (0.91%) MicroStrategy
13 4 (0.91%) Red Hat