Period
to 21 September 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in London 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 21 September 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

IT/Technology Strategy
England > London
6 months to
21 Sep 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 225 206 241
Rank change year-on-year -19 +35 +4
Permanent jobs citing IT Strategy 1,111 1,352 1,153
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in London 1.62% 1.80% 1.45%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.76% 1.95% 1.58%
Number of salaries quoted 810 795 934
London median annual salary £75,000 £72,500 £72,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +3.45% - +2.11%
10th Percentile £48,750 £45,000 £46,250
90th Percentile £110,000 £107,500 £112,500
England median annual salary £65,000 £65,000 £65,000

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 London with a requirement for process or methodology skills.

All Process and Methodology Skills
London
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for process or methodology skills 63,077 69,477 73,087
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in London 91.71% 92.75% 92.20%
Number of salaries quoted 50,513 53,263 63,267
London median annual salary £62,500 £60,000 £57,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +4.17% +4.35% +4.55%
10th Percentile £35,000 £35,000 £33,500
90th Percentile £95,000 £90,000 £87,500
England median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £50,000

IT Strategy
Job Vacancy Trend in London

Job postings citing IT Strategy as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in London.

Job vacancy trend for IT Strategy in London

IT Strategy
Salary Trend in London

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing IT Strategy in London.

Salary trend for IT Strategy in London

IT Strategy
Salary Histogram in London

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing IT Strategy in London over the 6 months to 21 September 2018.

Salary histogram for IT Strategy in London

IT Strategy
Job Locations in London

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing IT Strategy within the London region over the 6 months to 21 September 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
Central London -65 157 £72,500 +3.57% 36
West London +42 70 £65,000 -3.70% 11
South London +1 22 £75,000 -14.29%
East London -8 18 £75,000 +44.23% 10
North London +13 9 £95,000 +100.00% 1
IT Strategy
England

For the 6 months to 21 September 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 London region with a requirement for IT Strategy.

1 413 (37.17%) Finance
2 344 (30.96%) Agile Software Development
3 230 (20.70%) Project Management
4 202 (18.18%) Microsoft
5 188 (16.92%) Amazon AWS
6 169 (15.21%) DevOps
7 166 (14.94%) Microsoft Azure
8 160 (14.40%) Degree
9 156 (14.04%) Stakeholder Management
10 149 (13.41%) Problem-Solving
11 130 (11.70%) SQL
12 127 (11.43%) Java
13 124 (11.16%) Analytical Skills
14 122 (10.98%) Windows
15 121 (10.89%) .NET
16 117 (10.53%) SQL Server
16 117 (10.53%) Data Centre
17 116 (10.44%) Retail
18 114 (10.26%) Enterprise Architecture
19 113 (10.17%) ITIL
20 107 (9.63%) Banking
21 106 (9.54%) Microservices
22 105 (9.45%) Python
23 96 (8.64%) C#
23 96 (8.64%) Change Management
23 96 (8.64%) Firewall
24 95 (8.55%) Continuous Integration
25 92 (8.28%) Office 365
26 91 (8.19%) Service Management
26 91 (8.19%) Scrum

IT Strategy
Co-occurring IT Skills in London 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 35 (3.15%) SharePoint
2 28 (2.52%) MS Exchange
3 20 (1.80%) IIS
4 11 (0.99%) CMS
4 11 (0.99%) Skype for Business
5 8 (0.72%) Apache Spark
5 8 (0.72%) Elasticsearch
5 8 (0.72%) Tomcat
6 7 (0.63%) Cloud Foundry
6 7 (0.63%) Drupal
7 6 (0.54%) Confluence
8 5 (0.45%) Adobe Experience Manager
8 5 (0.45%) WordPress
9 4 (0.36%) Apache
9 4 (0.36%) JBoss
10 3 (0.27%) BizTalk Server
10 3 (0.27%) nginx
10 3 (0.27%) Oracle Coherence
10 3 (0.27%) Oracle HTTP Server
10 3 (0.27%) WebLogic
Applications
1 41 (3.69%) Microsoft Office
2 27 (2.43%) Microsoft Excel
3 16 (1.44%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 7 (0.63%) MS Visio
5 6 (0.54%) Microsoft Project
6 2 (0.18%) AutoCAD
6 2 (0.18%) Open Workbench
7 1 (0.090%) Adobe Creative Suite
7 1 (0.090%) Maya
7 1 (0.090%) Revit
7 1 (0.090%) SketchUp
Business Applications
1 22 (1.98%) Magento
2 13 (1.17%) Dynamics CRM
3 4 (0.36%) SAP CRM
4 3 (0.27%) Remedy ITSM
5 2 (0.18%) Distributed Ledger
5 2 (0.18%) Dynamics NAV
5 2 (0.18%) Markit EDM
5 2 (0.18%) NetSuite
5 2 (0.18%) Oracle Cash Management
5 2 (0.18%) Oracle Receivables
5 2 (0.18%) Oracle Retail
5 2 (0.18%) SAP Hybris
6 1 (0.090%) Academy Revenues and Benefits
6 1 (0.090%) Carpe Diem
6 1 (0.090%) Dynamics AX
6 1 (0.090%) Elite 3E
6 1 (0.090%) Oracle EBS
6 1 (0.090%) Oracle ERP
6 1 (0.090%) SAP S/4HANA
6 1 (0.090%) Visualfiles
Cloud Services
1 188 (16.92%) Amazon AWS
2 166 (14.94%) Microsoft Azure
3 92 (8.28%) Office 365
4 43 (3.87%) SaaS
5 40 (3.60%) AWS CloudFormation
6 38 (3.42%) PaaS
7 35 (3.15%) Serverless
8 29 (2.61%) Amazon EC2
8 29 (2.61%) AWS Lambda
9 23 (2.07%) Google Cloud Platform
9 23 (2.07%) IaaS
10 22 (1.98%) Cloud Computing
11 21 (1.89%) Amazon S3
12 17 (1.53%) GitHub
13 16 (1.44%) Heroku
13 16 (1.44%) Virtual Private Cloud
14 12 (1.08%) G Suite
15 10 (0.90%) Amazon ELB
16 9 (0.81%) Amazon Kinesis
17 8 (0.72%) Dynamics 365
Communications & Networking
1 96 (8.64%) Firewall
2 45 (4.05%) Network Security
3 32 (2.88%) LAN
3 32 (2.88%) WAN
4 27 (2.43%) VPN
5 21 (1.89%) Unified Communications
6 19 (1.71%) DNS
7 18 (1.62%) Wireless
8 17 (1.53%) Internet
9 15 (1.35%) SAN
9 15 (1.35%) Wi-Fi
10 12 (1.08%) DHCP
11 11 (0.99%) Intranet
11 11 (0.99%) Skype
12 9 (0.81%) Cisco ASA
12 9 (0.81%) Cisco Nexus
13 8 (0.72%) VLAN
13 8 (0.72%) VoIP
13 8 (0.72%) WLAN
14 7 (0.63%) Cisco IOS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 117 (10.53%) SQL Server
2 45 (4.05%) NoSQL
3 34 (3.06%) Big Data
3 34 (3.06%) Relational Database
4 29 (2.61%) MySQL
4 29 (2.61%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 27 (2.43%) Data Warehouse
6 25 (2.25%) Hadoop
6 25 (2.25%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 23 (2.07%) Amazon RDS
8 19 (1.71%) Power BI
8 19 (1.71%) SQL Server 2008
9 17 (1.53%) Blockchain
10 15 (1.35%) RDBMS
11 12 (1.08%) Oracle Database
11 12 (1.08%) SQL Server 2016
12 11 (0.99%) Azure SQL Database
12 11 (0.99%) MongoDB
13 9 (0.81%) InterSystems Cache
14 8 (0.72%) Apache Hive
Development Applications
1 52 (4.68%) Jenkins
2 33 (2.97%) Git (software)
3 30 (2.70%) Vagrant
4 26 (2.34%) JIRA
5 21 (1.89%) Atlassian Bamboo
6 18 (1.62%) Visual Studio
7 15 (1.35%) TeamCity
8 14 (1.26%) Hudson
8 14 (1.26%) Subversion
9 13 (1.17%) Octopus Deploy
10 12 (1.08%) Team Foundation Server
11 11 (0.99%) Maven
12 6 (0.54%) Bitbucket
12 6 (0.54%) JUnit
13 5 (0.45%) Sonatype Nexus
13 5 (0.45%) Visual Studio Team System
14 4 (0.36%) Cucumber
15 3 (0.27%) Selenium
15 3 (0.27%) VSS/SourceSafe
16 2 (0.18%) AppScan
General
1 413 (37.17%) Finance
2 116 (10.44%) Retail
3 107 (9.63%) Banking
4 87 (7.83%) Marketing
5 50 (4.50%) Telecoms
6 30 (2.70%) Back Office
7 29 (2.61%) Financial Institution
7 29 (2.61%) Front Office
8 27 (2.43%) Legal
9 20 (1.80%) Advertising
10 16 (1.44%) Law
11 14 (1.26%) Investment Banking
11 14 (1.26%) Manufacturing
12 11 (0.99%) Automotive
13 10 (0.90%) Games
14 9 (0.81%) Publishing
15 5 (0.45%) Billing
16 4 (0.36%) Retail Banking
17 3 (0.27%) French Language
17 3 (0.27%) Online Betting
Job Titles
1 259 (23.31%) Architect
2 107 (9.63%) Consultant
3 93 (8.37%) Solutions Architect
4 75 (6.75%) Analyst
5 72 (6.48%) Developer
6 63 (5.67%) IT Manager
7 62 (5.58%) Business Analyst
8 54 (4.86%) IT Consultant
9 49 (4.41%) Cloud Architect
10 42 (3.78%) Head of IT
11 38 (3.42%) Enterprise Architect
12 32 (2.88%) IT Engineer
12 32 (2.88%) Senior Architect
12 32 (2.88%) Senior Consultant
13 31 (2.79%) Infrastructure Manager
14 30 (2.70%) Development Manager
14 30 (2.70%) DevOps Engineer
14 30 (2.70%) Infrastructure Engineer
15 28 (2.52%) Service Manager
16 26 (2.34%) Strategy Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 121 (10.89%) .NET
2 74 (6.66%) Web Services
3 67 (6.03%) Middleware
4 57 (5.13%) HTML
5 45 (4.05%) CSS
6 43 (3.87%) REST
7 38 (3.42%) AngularJS
8 32 (2.88%) React
9 29 (2.61%) Node.js
10 25 (2.25%) HTML5
11 22 (1.98%) ASP.NET
12 21 (1.89%) J2EE
12 21 (1.89%) JSON
13 20 (1.80%) XML
14 15 (1.35%) J2SE
14 15 (1.35%) WPF
15 14 (1.26%) ASP.NET MVC
15 14 (1.26%) Spring
16 12 (1.08%) WCF
17 11 (0.99%) SAML
Miscellaneous
1 124 (11.16%) Analytical Skills
2 117 (10.53%) Data Centre
3 70 (6.30%) Management Information System
4 65 (5.85%) User Experience
5 51 (4.59%) Computer Science
6 37 (3.33%) Fintech
6 37 (3.33%) Public Cloud
7 28 (2.52%) Self-Motivation
8 22 (1.98%) Reinsurance
9 21 (1.89%) FMCG
10 19 (1.71%) PMI
11 18 (1.62%) Hedge funds
12 17 (1.53%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
13 16 (1.44%) NHS
14 15 (1.35%) Enterprise Software
14 15 (1.35%) Virtual Team
15 12 (1.08%) Credit Risk
15 12 (1.08%) Hybrid Cloud
15 12 (1.08%) SWIFT
16 11 (0.99%) Mobile Payment
Operating Systems
1 122 (10.98%) Windows
2 74 (6.66%) Windows Server
3 56 (5.04%) Linux
4 27 (2.43%) Windows 10
5 20 (1.80%) Windows Server 2008
6 19 (1.71%) Windows Server 2012
7 12 (1.08%) Unix
8 10 (0.90%) Solaris
8 10 (0.90%) Windows 7
9 8 (0.72%) VMS
10 7 (0.63%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
11 4 (0.36%) Apple iOS
11 4 (0.36%) Windows 8
12 3 (0.27%) Mac OS X
12 3 (0.27%) Ubuntu
12 3 (0.27%) Windows Server 2003
13 2 (0.18%) CentOS
13 2 (0.18%) FreeBSD
13 2 (0.18%) Mac OS
13 2 (0.18%) Mac OS X Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 344 (30.96%) Agile Software Development
2 230 (20.70%) Project Management
3 169 (15.21%) DevOps
4 156 (14.04%) Stakeholder Management
5 149 (13.41%) Problem-Solving
6 114 (10.26%) Enterprise Architecture
7 113 (10.17%) ITIL
8 106 (9.54%) Microservices
9 96 (8.64%) Change Management
10 95 (8.55%) Continuous Integration
11 91 (8.19%) Scrum
11 91 (8.19%) Service Management
12 82 (7.38%) Service Delivery
13 80 (7.20%) Continuous Improvement
14 74 (6.66%) Configuration Management
14 74 (6.66%) E-Commerce
15 68 (6.12%) Analytics
16 65 (5.85%) TOGAF
17 62 (5.58%) Decision-Making
17 62 (5.58%) Information Security
Programming Languages
1 130 (11.70%) SQL
2 127 (11.43%) Java
3 105 (9.45%) Python
4 96 (8.64%) C#
5 63 (5.67%) JavaScript
6 39 (3.51%) PowerShell
7 33 (2.97%) Ruby
8 28 (2.52%) Go
8 28 (2.52%) T-SQL
9 23 (2.07%) C
10 10 (0.90%) PHP
11 9 (0.81%) Bash Shell
12 7 (0.63%) Data Analysis Expressions (DAX)
12 7 (0.63%) Scala
13 5 (0.45%) Elixir
13 5 (0.45%) Erlang
13 5 (0.45%) R
14 4 (0.36%) Groovy
14 4 (0.36%) PL/SQL
14 4 (0.36%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 160 (14.40%) Degree
2 28 (2.52%) AWS Certification
3 23 (2.07%) MBA
3 23 (2.07%) PMI Certification
4 19 (1.71%) Computer Science Degree
5 18 (1.62%) Security Cleared
6 16 (1.44%) Cisco Certification
7 14 (1.26%) CISSP
8 12 (1.08%) ISEB
8 12 (1.08%) SAFe Agilist
8 12 (1.08%) SC Cleared
9 11 (0.99%) CCNA
10 10 (0.90%) TOGAF Certification
11 9 (0.81%) CCNP
12 7 (0.63%) CFA
12 7 (0.63%) PMP
13 6 (0.54%) CCDA
13 6 (0.54%) CCSA
13 6 (0.54%) CISM
13 6 (0.54%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 67 (6.03%) PMO
2 42 (3.78%) QA
3 28 (2.52%) GDPR
3 28 (2.52%) SLA
4 17 (1.53%) COBIT
5 15 (1.35%) ISO/IEC 27001
6 12 (1.08%) SEPA
7 9 (0.81%) Data Quality
8 7 (0.63%) GCP
9 6 (0.54%) PCI DSS
10 3 (0.27%) Cyber Essentials
10 3 (0.27%) Government Security Classifications
10 3 (0.27%) JSP 440
11 2 (0.18%) Actionable Recommendations
11 2 (0.18%) ISO 20022
11 2 (0.18%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
11 2 (0.18%) MiFID
12 1 (0.090%) Cyber Essentials PLUS
12 1 (0.090%) Solvency II
System Software
1 84 (7.56%) Active Directory
1 84 (7.56%) Docker
2 51 (4.59%) VMware Infrastructure
3 32 (2.88%) Hyper-V
4 8 (0.72%) VMware ESXi
5 7 (0.63%) Virtual Machines
5 7 (0.63%) XenDesktop
6 3 (0.27%) Terminal Server
6 3 (0.27%) Virtual Servers
7 2 (0.18%) LXC
7 2 (0.18%) Squid
7 2 (0.18%) vSphere
8 1 (0.090%) Apache Flume
8 1 (0.090%) Virtual Desktop
8 1 (0.090%) XenApp
8 1 (0.090%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 78 (7.02%) Terraform
2 57 (5.13%) Ansible
3 54 (4.86%) Kubernetes
4 35 (3.15%) Puppet
5 22 (1.98%) Opscode Chef
6 19 (1.71%) Salt
7 16 (1.44%) SCCM
8 14 (1.26%) Consul
8 14 (1.26%) Docker Swarm
8 14 (1.26%) Grafana
8 14 (1.26%) Graphite
8 14 (1.26%) Nagios
8 14 (1.26%) Opsview
8 14 (1.26%) Packer
8 14 (1.26%) ZABBIX
9 9 (0.81%) SolarWinds Orion
10 7 (0.63%) Jamf Pro
10 7 (0.63%) Single Sign-On
11 6 (0.54%) TrustSec
12 4 (0.36%) SCOrch
Vendors
1 202 (18.18%) Microsoft
2 70 (6.30%) VMware
3 36 (3.24%) Cisco
3 36 (3.24%) Oracle
4 31 (2.79%) Google
5 27 (2.43%) Salesforce.com
6 26 (2.34%) Citrix
7 24 (2.16%) SAP
8 20 (1.80%) Demandware
9 12 (1.08%) Ivanti
10 11 (0.99%) ServiceNow
11 10 (0.90%) HP
11 10 (0.90%) Red Hat
12 9 (0.81%) Apple
12 9 (0.81%) Palo Alto
12 9 (0.81%) Riverbed
13 8 (0.72%) Capita
13 8 (0.72%) EMC
14 7 (0.63%) CheckPoint
15 6 (0.54%) SolarWinds