Period
to 24 June 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 24 June 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

IT/Technology Strategy
England > Midlands
6 months to
24 Jun 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 143 190 131
Rank change year-on-year +47 -59 +56
Permanent jobs citing IT Strategy 323 237 433
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the Midlands 2.19% 1.54% 2.29%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.42% 1.71% 2.56%
Number of salaries quoted 247 160 261
Midlands median annual salary £60,000 £54,500 £60,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +10.09% -9.17% +4.35%
10th Percentile £37,500 £32,500 £31,750
90th Percentile £90,000 £80,125 £84,250
England median annual salary £67,500 £62,500 £65,000
% change year-on-year +8.00% -3.85% +8.33%

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 13,325 13,833 16,924
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the Midlands 90.27% 89.87% 89.43%
Number of salaries quoted 10,569 11,298 13,415
Midlands median annual salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +6.25% - -
10th Percentile £26,000 £25,750 £24,500
90th Percentile £66,250 £61,500 £63,750
England median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £48,750
% change year-on-year - +2.56% +2.63%

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 24 June 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 24 June 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 +60 257 £55,000 - 24
East Midlands -12 66 £82,500 +58.96% 16
IT Strategy
England

For the 6 months to 24 June 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 95 (29.41%) Finance
2 91 (28.17%) Project Management
3 87 (26.93%) Stakeholder Management
4 85 (26.32%) ITIL
5 75 (23.22%) PRINCE2
6 57 (17.65%) TOGAF
6 57 (17.65%) Enterprise Architecture
7 56 (17.34%) VMware
8 54 (16.72%) Firewall
8 54 (16.72%) VMware Infrastructure
9 50 (15.48%) Continuous Improvement
10 47 (14.55%) ISO/IEC 27001
11 45 (13.93%) Windows
11 45 (13.93%) Presales
12 42 (13.00%) Service Delivery
13 41 (12.69%) Zachman Framework
14 38 (11.76%) SQL Server
14 38 (11.76%) Line Management
15 37 (11.46%) Degree
15 37 (11.46%) Business Continuity
16 36 (11.15%) Disaster Recovery
17 35 (10.84%) Agile Software Development
17 35 (10.84%) Technical Architecture
18 34 (10.53%) E-Commerce
18 34 (10.53%) SAN
19 33 (10.22%) LAN
19 33 (10.22%) WAN
19 33 (10.22%) ERP
19 33 (10.22%) Management Information System
19 33 (10.22%) PaaS

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 28 (8.67%) MS Exchange
2 12 (3.72%) Apache
3 10 (3.10%) SharePoint
4 4 (1.24%) Apache Spark
4 4 (1.24%) SAS
5 3 (0.93%) Elasticsearch
6 2 (0.62%) Tomcat
6 2 (0.62%) WebSphere
7 1 (0.31%) ArcGIS
7 1 (0.31%) Confluence
7 1 (0.31%) WebLogic
Applications
1 9 (2.79%) Microsoft Office
2 5 (1.55%) Microsoft Excel
3 1 (0.31%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 4 (1.24%) Infor M3
1 4 (1.24%) Movex
2 3 (0.93%) Dynamics CRM
3 2 (0.62%) Infor LN
4 1 (0.31%) JDE EnterpriseOne
4 1 (0.31%) MIS ActiveH
4 1 (0.31%) OPENHousing
4 1 (0.31%) SAP ERP
4 1 (0.31%) SAP MII
4 1 (0.31%) SAP R/3
Cloud Services
1 33 (10.22%) PaaS
2 32 (9.91%) IaaS
3 17 (5.26%) Amazon AWS
4 15 (4.64%) Microsoft Azure
4 15 (4.64%) SaaS
5 10 (3.10%) Office 365
6 4 (1.24%) Amazon CloudWatch
7 2 (0.62%) Amazon EC2
7 2 (0.62%) Amazon ELB
7 2 (0.62%) Amazon S3
7 2 (0.62%) OneDrive
7 2 (0.62%) Virtual Private Cloud
8 1 (0.31%) Boomi
Communications & Networking
1 54 (16.72%) Firewall
2 34 (10.53%) SAN
3 33 (10.22%) LAN
3 33 (10.22%) WAN
4 30 (9.29%) IPsec
5 29 (8.98%) VoIP
6 27 (8.36%) SSL
7 7 (2.17%) DNS
8 5 (1.55%) TCP/IP
8 5 (1.55%) VPN
9 4 (1.24%) Cisco ASA
9 4 (1.24%) Cisco IOS
9 4 (1.24%) Cisco Nexus
9 4 (1.24%) NX-OS
9 4 (1.24%) Wireshark
10 3 (0.93%) DHCP
10 3 (0.93%) FTP
10 3 (0.93%) HTTP
10 3 (0.93%) Network Security
11 2 (0.62%) SMS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 38 (11.76%) SQL Server
2 15 (4.64%) Big Data
2 15 (4.64%) Data Warehouse
3 10 (3.10%) NoSQL
4 9 (2.79%) Relational Database
5 8 (2.48%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 7 (2.17%) MySQL
7 6 (1.86%) MongoDB
8 4 (1.24%) Hadoop
8 4 (1.24%) SQL Server Analysis Services
9 3 (0.93%) PostgreSQL
9 3 (0.93%) Power BI
10 2 (0.62%) Amazon RDS
10 2 (0.62%) RDBMS
11 1 (0.31%) DB2
11 1 (0.31%) Enterprise Data Warehouse
11 1 (0.31%) GIS
11 1 (0.31%) OLTP
11 1 (0.31%) Qlik Sense
11 1 (0.31%) QlikView
Development Applications
1 13 (4.02%) Jenkins
2 12 (3.72%) Git (software)
3 4 (1.24%) Maven
4 2 (0.62%) Atlassian Bamboo
4 2 (0.62%) Hudson
4 2 (0.62%) Rational Rose
4 2 (0.62%) Vagrant
5 1 (0.31%) Subversion
5 1 (0.31%) Visual Studio
General
1 95 (29.41%) Finance
2 27 (8.36%) Retail
3 21 (6.50%) Publishing
4 13 (4.02%) Banking
5 9 (2.79%) Automotive
6 8 (2.48%) Billing
6 8 (2.48%) Manufacturing
7 7 (2.17%) Legal
8 6 (1.86%) Financial Institution
8 6 (1.86%) Telecoms
9 3 (0.93%) Local Government
9 3 (0.93%) Marketing
9 3 (0.93%) Retail Banking
10 2 (0.62%) Law
11 1 (0.31%) French Language
11 1 (0.31%) General Ledger
11 1 (0.31%) German Language
11 1 (0.31%) Investment Banking
11 1 (0.31%) Multimedia
Job Titles
1 93 (28.79%) Architect
2 60 (18.58%) Analyst
3 42 (13.00%) Solutions Architect
4 29 (8.98%) IT Manager
5 27 (8.36%) Support Analyst
6 24 (7.43%) Business Analyst
7 21 (6.50%) Enterprise Architect
7 21 (6.50%) Network Analyst
8 20 (6.19%) Network Support
8 20 (6.19%) Network Support Analyst
8 20 (6.19%) Senior Analyst
9 19 (5.88%) Senior Business Analyst
10 17 (5.26%) Developer
11 12 (3.72%) Business Manager
11 12 (3.72%) Data Architect
11 12 (3.72%) IT Director
12 11 (3.41%) Big Data Architect
12 11 (3.41%) Domain Architect
12 11 (3.41%) Enterprise Data Architect
13 10 (3.10%) IT Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 14 (4.33%) .NET
1 14 (4.33%) Web Services
2 10 (3.10%) Kafka
2 10 (3.10%) Spring
3 8 (2.48%) CSS
3 8 (2.48%) jQuery
4 7 (2.17%) AngularJS
4 7 (2.17%) HTML
4 7 (2.17%) J2EE
5 6 (1.86%) JMS
5 6 (1.86%) JSON
5 6 (1.86%) RabbitMQ
6 5 (1.55%) React
7 4 (1.24%) FIX Protocol
7 4 (1.24%) RESTful
7 4 (1.24%) XML
8 3 (0.93%) Hibernate
8 3 (0.93%) HTML5
8 3 (0.93%) LAMP
8 3 (0.93%) Twitter Bootstrap
Miscellaneous
1 33 (10.22%) Analytical Skills
1 33 (10.22%) Management Information System
2 28 (8.67%) Computer Science
3 27 (8.36%) Data Centre
4 24 (7.43%) Self-Motivation
5 21 (6.50%) CMDB
6 14 (4.33%) Enterprise Software
6 14 (4.33%) Fintech
7 9 (2.79%) Driving Licence
7 9 (2.79%) Public Cloud
8 7 (2.17%) Greenfield Project
9 5 (1.55%) Mainframe
9 5 (1.55%) VLE
10 4 (1.24%) Linux Command Line
10 4 (1.24%) Private Cloud
11 3 (0.93%) FMCG
11 3 (0.93%) Mobile App
12 2 (0.62%) Credit Risk
12 2 (0.62%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
12 2 (0.62%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 45 (13.93%) Windows
2 32 (9.91%) Windows Server
3 27 (8.36%) Windows Server 2003
4 14 (4.33%) Linux
5 4 (1.24%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 3 (0.93%) CentOS
6 3 (0.93%) VMS
7 2 (0.62%) Solaris
8 1 (0.31%) AIX
8 1 (0.31%) HPUX
8 1 (0.31%) SUSE
8 1 (0.31%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 91 (28.17%) Project Management
2 87 (26.93%) Stakeholder Management
3 85 (26.32%) ITIL
4 75 (23.22%) PRINCE2
5 57 (17.65%) Enterprise Architecture
5 57 (17.65%) TOGAF
6 50 (15.48%) Continuous Improvement
7 45 (13.93%) Presales
8 42 (13.00%) Service Delivery
9 41 (12.69%) Zachman Framework
10 38 (11.76%) Line Management
11 37 (11.46%) Business Continuity
12 36 (11.15%) Disaster Recovery
13 35 (10.84%) Agile Software Development
13 35 (10.84%) Technical Architecture
14 34 (10.53%) E-Commerce
15 33 (10.22%) ERP
16 32 (9.91%) CRM
17 31 (9.60%) Business Analysis
18 30 (9.29%) Information Security
Programming Languages
1 26 (8.05%) Java
2 19 (5.88%) SQL
3 11 (3.41%) JavaScript
4 9 (2.79%) C
4 9 (2.79%) Python
5 5 (1.55%) C#
5 5 (1.55%) Go
6 4 (1.24%) PowerShell
7 3 (0.93%) Java 8
7 3 (0.93%) PHP
7 3 (0.93%) Shell Script
8 2 (0.62%) Bash Shell
8 2 (0.62%) C++
8 2 (0.62%) COBOL
8 2 (0.62%) Perl
8 2 (0.62%) Ruby
8 2 (0.62%) VB.NET
8 2 (0.62%) VBA
9 1 (0.31%) Delphi
9 1 (0.31%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 37 (11.46%) Degree
2 26 (8.05%) PMP
3 22 (6.81%) Computer Science Degree
4 21 (6.50%) ISEB
4 21 (6.50%) PMI Certification
5 19 (5.88%) CEH
5 19 (5.88%) CISSP
5 19 (5.88%) CompTIA Security+
6 12 (3.72%) TOGAF Certification
7 10 (3.10%) Cisco Certification
8 9 (2.79%) Microsoft Certification
9 8 (2.48%) MCSE
10 6 (1.86%) CCNA
11 5 (1.55%) CCNP
11 5 (1.55%) HND
12 4 (1.24%) HNC
12 4 (1.24%) MCITP
13 3 (0.93%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
13 3 (0.93%) RHCE
14 2 (0.62%) MCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 47 (14.55%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 29 (8.98%) COBIT
3 22 (6.81%) PMO
4 17 (5.26%) GPG13
5 11 (3.41%) GDPR
6 9 (2.79%) QA
7 8 (2.48%) SLA
System Software
1 54 (16.72%) VMware Infrastructure
2 32 (9.91%) Active Directory
3 27 (8.36%) VMware ESXi
4 9 (2.79%) Docker
5 6 (1.86%) Apache ZooKeeper
6 3 (0.93%) iptables
6 3 (0.93%) Squid
7 2 (0.62%) Hyper-V
8 1 (0.31%) NFS
8 1 (0.31%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 8 (2.48%) Nagios
2 6 (1.86%) Ambari
2 6 (1.86%) logstash
2 6 (1.86%) Opscode Chef
2 6 (1.86%) Puppet
3 5 (1.55%) Docker Swarm
3 5 (1.55%) Kubernetes
4 4 (1.24%) Cisco Prime
5 3 (0.93%) Cacti
5 3 (0.93%) Kibana
5 3 (0.93%) SELinux
6 2 (0.62%) Ansible
6 2 (0.62%) Consul
6 2 (0.62%) Grafana
6 2 (0.62%) Graphite
6 2 (0.62%) Opsview
6 2 (0.62%) Packer
6 2 (0.62%) Salt
6 2 (0.62%) Terraform
6 2 (0.62%) ZABBIX
Vendors
1 56 (17.34%) VMware
2 31 (9.60%) Microsoft
3 22 (6.81%) Citrix
3 22 (6.81%) NetApp
4 21 (6.50%) EMC
5 17 (5.26%) CheckPoint
6 9 (2.79%) SAP
7 8 (2.48%) Cisco
7 8 (2.48%) Oracle
8 7 (2.17%) Salesforce.com
9 6 (1.86%) SolarWinds
10 5 (1.55%) Dell
10 5 (1.55%) IBM
11 4 (1.24%) Red Hat
11 4 (1.24%) Veritas
12 3 (0.93%) Splunk
12 3 (0.93%) Teradata
13 2 (0.62%) AppDynamics
13 2 (0.62%) ServiceNow
13 2 (0.62%) Veeam