Period
to 20 September 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in the Midlands 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 20 September 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

IT/Technology Strategy
England > Midlands
6 months to
20 Sep 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 122 176 132
Rank change year-on-year +54 -44 +23
Permanent jobs citing IT Strategy 339 256 419
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the Midlands 2.49% 1.69% 2.25%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.74% 1.85% 2.49%
Number of salaries quoted 244 156 237
Midlands median annual salary £60,000 £52,500 £57,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +14.29% -8.70% +4.55%
10th Percentile £37,500 £34,500 £31,750
90th Percentile £89,625 £80,000 £85,000
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 the Midlands with a requirement for process or methodology skills.

All Process and Methodology Skills
Midlands
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for process or methodology skills 12,372 13,816 16,804
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the Midlands 90.86% 90.95% 90.08%
Number of salaries quoted 9,677 11,354 13,231
Midlands median annual salary £42,500 £40,250 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.59% +0.63% -
10th Percentile £26,250 £25,750 £24,750
90th Percentile £67,500 £63,750 £63,750
England median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £50,000

IT Strategy
Job Vacancy Trend in the Midlands

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

Job vacancy trend for IT Strategy in the Midlands

IT Strategy
Salary Trend in the Midlands

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

Salary trend for IT Strategy in the Midlands

IT Strategy
Salary Histogram in the Midlands

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing IT Strategy in the Midlands over the 6 months to 20 September 2018.

Salary histogram for IT Strategy in the Midlands

IT Strategy
Job Locations in the Midlands

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing IT Strategy within the Midlands region over the 6 months to 20 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
West Midlands +54 226 £57,500 +10.05% 20
East Midlands +44 111 £60,000 +14.29% 12
IT Strategy
England

For the 6 months to 20 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 Midlands region with a requirement for IT Strategy.

1 72 (21.24%) Finance
2 71 (20.94%) Firewall
3 63 (18.58%) Stakeholder Management
4 58 (17.11%) Project Management
5 56 (16.52%) ITIL
6 49 (14.45%) Service Delivery
6 49 (14.45%) Agile Software Development
6 49 (14.45%) TOGAF
6 49 (14.45%) Degree
7 47 (13.86%) Continuous Improvement
8 45 (13.27%) Enterprise Architecture
9 44 (12.98%) LAN
9 44 (12.98%) WAN
10 40 (11.80%) PRINCE2
10 40 (11.80%) Business Intelligence
11 39 (11.50%) SAN
12 38 (11.21%) Retail
12 38 (11.21%) ISO/IEC 27001
13 37 (10.91%) Zachman Framework
13 37 (10.91%) VMware
13 37 (10.91%) SQL Server
14 36 (10.62%) VMware Infrastructure
14 36 (10.62%) Data Centre
15 35 (10.32%) Java
16 34 (10.03%) Microsoft
16 34 (10.03%) Line Management
16 34 (10.03%) Analytical Skills
16 34 (10.03%) Problem-Solving
17 32 (9.44%) Decision-Making
17 32 (9.44%) Migration

IT Strategy
Co-occurring IT Skills in the Midlands 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 15 (4.42%) MS Exchange
2 14 (4.13%) SharePoint
3 7 (2.06%) Apache
3 7 (2.06%) CMS
4 3 (0.88%) Apache Spark
4 3 (0.88%) Elasticsearch
5 2 (0.59%) IIS
5 2 (0.59%) SAS
5 2 (0.59%) Tomcat
6 1 (0.29%) Oracle SOA Suite
6 1 (0.29%) Sitefinity
6 1 (0.29%) WebLogic
Applications
1 4 (1.18%) Microsoft Office
2 1 (0.29%) Microsoft Excel
2 1 (0.29%) Simulink
Business Applications
1 7 (2.06%) Dynamics AX
2 4 (1.18%) Dynamics CRM
3 3 (0.88%) NetSuite
4 2 (0.59%) Cognos Business Intelligence
4 2 (0.59%) Sage 1000
5 1 (0.29%) HFM
5 1 (0.29%) MIS ActiveH
5 1 (0.29%) OPENHousing
5 1 (0.29%) SAP ERP
5 1 (0.29%) SAP MII
Cloud Services
1 27 (7.96%) Microsoft Azure
2 25 (7.37%) Amazon AWS
2 25 (7.37%) PaaS
3 23 (6.78%) IaaS
4 13 (3.83%) Office 365
5 6 (1.77%) SaaS
6 5 (1.47%) Google Cloud Platform
7 2 (0.59%) Amazon CloudWatch
7 2 (0.59%) Amazon EC2
7 2 (0.59%) Amazon ELB
7 2 (0.59%) Amazon S3
7 2 (0.59%) Cloud Computing
7 2 (0.59%) OneDrive
7 2 (0.59%) Virtual Private Cloud
8 1 (0.29%) Dynamics 365
8 1 (0.29%) Google Analytics
8 1 (0.29%) OpenShift
Communications & Networking
1 71 (20.94%) Firewall
2 44 (12.98%) LAN
2 44 (12.98%) WAN
3 39 (11.50%) SAN
4 21 (6.19%) Cisco ASA
4 21 (6.19%) Cisco IOS
4 21 (6.19%) Cisco Nexus
4 21 (6.19%) NX-OS
4 21 (6.19%) Wireshark
5 17 (5.01%) VoIP
6 14 (4.13%) IPsec
6 14 (4.13%) SSL
7 11 (3.24%) VPN
8 6 (1.77%) DEFINITY
8 6 (1.77%) DNS
9 5 (1.47%) Internet
10 3 (0.88%) Network Security
11 2 (0.59%) TCP/IP
11 2 (0.59%) VLAN
11 2 (0.59%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 37 (10.91%) SQL Server
2 25 (7.37%) Data Warehouse
3 22 (6.49%) Big Data
4 14 (4.13%) Relational Database
5 13 (3.83%) NoSQL
6 10 (2.95%) Power BI
7 8 (2.36%) Hadoop
7 8 (2.36%) OLAP
7 8 (2.36%) OLAP Cube
7 8 (2.36%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 8 (2.36%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 8 (2.36%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 6 (1.77%) MongoDB
9 5 (1.47%) MySQL
10 4 (1.18%) PostgreSQL
11 3 (0.88%) Blockchain
11 3 (0.88%) Flink
11 3 (0.88%) HBase
12 2 (0.59%) Amazon RDS
13 1 (0.29%) Spotfire
Development Applications
1 12 (3.54%) Jenkins
2 9 (2.65%) Atlassian Bamboo
2 9 (2.65%) Hudson
2 9 (2.65%) Vagrant
3 6 (1.77%) Git (software)
4 5 (1.47%) Octopus Deploy
4 5 (1.47%) Subversion
4 5 (1.47%) TeamCity
5 3 (0.88%) Rational Rose
5 3 (0.88%) Visual Studio
6 2 (0.59%) Cucumber
6 2 (0.59%) Mockito
6 2 (0.59%) SonarQube
General
1 72 (21.24%) Finance
2 38 (11.21%) Retail
3 23 (6.78%) Publishing
4 15 (4.42%) Manufacturing
5 10 (2.95%) Automotive
5 10 (2.95%) Telecoms
6 9 (2.65%) Billing
7 7 (2.06%) Marketing
8 5 (1.47%) Legal
9 3 (0.88%) Electronics
10 2 (0.59%) Banking
10 2 (0.59%) French Language
10 2 (0.59%) German Language
10 2 (0.59%) Law
11 1 (0.29%) General Ledger
11 1 (0.29%) Investment Banking
11 1 (0.29%) Multimedia
11 1 (0.29%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 103 (30.38%) Architect
2 50 (14.75%) Analyst
3 39 (11.50%) Solutions Architect
4 34 (10.03%) Enterprise Architect
5 25 (7.37%) Developer
6 21 (6.19%) Network Engineer
7 20 (5.90%) Head of IT
8 18 (5.31%) Business Analyst
9 17 (5.01%) IT Manager
10 15 (4.42%) Lead Network Engineer
10 15 (4.42%) Senior Analyst
11 14 (4.13%) HR Manager
11 14 (4.13%) Infrastructure Analyst
11 14 (4.13%) Product Manager
11 14 (4.13%) Senior Business Analyst
11 14 (4.13%) Support Analyst
12 13 (3.83%) Cisco Engineer
12 13 (3.83%) LAN Engineer
12 13 (3.83%) LAN/WAN Engineer
12 13 (3.83%) WAN Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 17 (5.01%) Web Services
2 13 (3.83%) .NET
2 13 (3.83%) jQuery
3 12 (3.54%) CSS
3 12 (3.54%) JSON
4 10 (2.95%) AngularJS
5 9 (2.65%) ASP.NET
6 8 (2.36%) MDX
6 8 (2.36%) Spring
6 8 (2.36%) XML
7 7 (2.06%) React
8 6 (1.77%) ASP.NET MVC
8 6 (1.77%) HTML
8 6 (1.77%) HTML5 Canvas
9 4 (1.18%) J2EE
9 4 (1.18%) LAMP
9 4 (1.18%) LAPP Stack
10 3 (0.88%) Dropwizard
10 3 (0.88%) HTML5
11 2 (0.59%) Node.js
Miscellaneous
1 36 (10.62%) Data Centre
2 34 (10.03%) Analytical Skills
3 30 (8.85%) Computer Science
4 28 (8.26%) Management Information System
5 25 (7.37%) Self-Motivation
6 23 (6.78%) CMDB
7 9 (2.65%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
8 7 (2.06%) EPoS
9 6 (1.77%) IVR
9 6 (1.77%) Mainframe
10 5 (1.47%) NHS
10 5 (1.47%) Public Cloud
11 4 (1.18%) Analytical Mindset
11 4 (1.18%) Enterprise Software
11 4 (1.18%) User Experience
12 3 (0.88%) Augmented Reality
12 3 (0.88%) Client/Server
12 3 (0.88%) FMCG
13 2 (0.59%) Credit Risk
13 2 (0.59%) Greenfield Project
Operating Systems
1 32 (9.44%) Windows
2 18 (5.31%) Windows Server
3 14 (4.13%) Windows Server 2003
4 9 (2.65%) Linux
5 5 (1.47%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 4 (1.18%) CentOS
7 2 (0.59%) Unix
8 1 (0.29%) AIX
8 1 (0.29%) Solaris
8 1 (0.29%) SUSE
Processes & Methodologies
1 63 (18.58%) Stakeholder Management
2 58 (17.11%) Project Management
3 56 (16.52%) ITIL
4 49 (14.45%) Agile Software Development
4 49 (14.45%) Service Delivery
4 49 (14.45%) TOGAF
5 47 (13.86%) Continuous Improvement
6 45 (13.27%) Enterprise Architecture
7 40 (11.80%) Business Intelligence
7 40 (11.80%) PRINCE2
8 37 (10.91%) Zachman Framework
9 34 (10.03%) Line Management
9 34 (10.03%) Problem-Solving
10 32 (9.44%) CRM
10 32 (9.44%) Decision-Making
10 32 (9.44%) Migration
10 32 (9.44%) Service Management
10 32 (9.44%) Technical Architecture
11 31 (9.14%) Presales
12 28 (8.26%) SIEM
Programming Languages
1 35 (10.32%) Java
2 26 (7.67%) SQL
3 17 (5.01%) JavaScript
4 14 (4.13%) Python
5 9 (2.65%) Go
5 9 (2.65%) Ruby
6 8 (2.36%) T-SQL
7 6 (1.77%) VB
7 6 (1.77%) VB.NET
7 6 (1.77%) VB6
8 5 (1.47%) C
9 4 (1.18%) C++
9 4 (1.18%) Shell Script
10 3 (0.88%) C#
11 1 (0.29%) Delphi
11 1 (0.29%) MATLAB
11 1 (0.29%) Perl
11 1 (0.29%) PHP
11 1 (0.29%) PL/SQL
11 1 (0.29%) Scala
Qualifications
1 49 (14.45%) Degree
2 29 (8.55%) Cisco Certification
3 21 (6.19%) Computer Science Degree
3 21 (6.19%) PMP
4 19 (5.60%) CEH
4 19 (5.60%) CISSP
4 19 (5.60%) CompTIA Security+
4 19 (5.60%) ISEB
4 19 (5.60%) PMI Certification
5 16 (4.72%) CCNP
6 15 (4.42%) CCNA
7 13 (3.83%) Microsoft Certification
8 8 (2.36%) MCSE
9 5 (1.47%) HND
9 5 (1.47%) Master's Degree
9 5 (1.47%) Numerate Degree
10 4 (1.18%) HNC
10 4 (1.18%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
10 4 (1.18%) RHCE
10 4 (1.18%) TOGAF Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 38 (11.21%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 19 (5.60%) GPG13
3 17 (5.01%) COBIT
4 15 (4.42%) GDPR
5 12 (3.54%) PMO
5 12 (3.54%) QA
5 12 (3.54%) SLA
6 1 (0.29%) Data Quality
6 1 (0.29%) ISO/IEC 20000
System Software
1 36 (10.62%) VMware Infrastructure
2 18 (5.31%) Active Directory
3 14 (4.13%) Docker
3 14 (4.13%) VMware ESXi
4 4 (1.18%) iptables
4 4 (1.18%) Squid
5 2 (0.59%) Hyper-V
6 1 (0.29%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 21 (6.19%) Cisco Prime
2 13 (3.83%) Kubernetes
2 13 (3.83%) Nagios
2 13 (3.83%) Puppet
3 10 (2.95%) Ansible
3 10 (2.95%) Opscode Chef
4 9 (2.65%) Consul
4 9 (2.65%) Docker Swarm
4 9 (2.65%) Grafana
4 9 (2.65%) Graphite
4 9 (2.65%) Opsview
4 9 (2.65%) Packer
4 9 (2.65%) Salt
4 9 (2.65%) Terraform
4 9 (2.65%) ZABBIX
5 4 (1.18%) SELinux
6 1 (0.29%) SCCM
6 1 (0.29%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
6 1 (0.29%) WSUS
Vendors
1 37 (10.91%) VMware
2 34 (10.03%) Microsoft
3 24 (7.08%) Cisco
4 21 (6.19%) Citrix
4 21 (6.19%) SolarWinds
5 20 (5.90%) NetApp
6 19 (5.60%) CheckPoint
6 19 (5.60%) EMC
7 9 (2.65%) Salesforce.com
7 9 (2.65%) SAP
8 7 (2.06%) Cognos
8 7 (2.06%) Oracle
9 6 (1.77%) Avaya
9 6 (1.77%) Google
10 5 (1.47%) Red Hat
11 3 (0.88%) Cadence
11 3 (0.88%) JD Edwards
11 3 (0.88%) Reuters
11 3 (0.88%) Sage
11 3 (0.88%) Teradata