Period
to 16 January 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 16 January 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

IT/Technology Strategy
England > Midlands
6 months to
16 Jan 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 177 127 149
Rank change year-on-year -50 +22 +39
Permanent jobs citing IT Strategy 255 392 343
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the Midlands 1.70% 2.36% 1.97%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.92% 2.64% 2.23%
Number of salaries quoted 158 209 274
Midlands median annual salary £55,000 £57,500 £56,250
Median salary % change year-on-year -4.35% +2.22% +4.65%
10th Percentile £36,250 £35,750 £33,000
90th Percentile £85,000 £86,250 £90,000
England median annual salary £65,000 £65,000 £62,500
% change year-on-year - +4.00% -

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 13,300 14,857 15,401
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the Midlands 88.64% 89.45% 88.25%
Number of salaries quoted 10,721 11,708 12,570
Midlands median annual salary £40,500 £42,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -4.71% +6.25% -
10th Percentile £25,000 £25,750 £24,750
90th Percentile £65,000 £63,750 £62,500
England median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £47,500
% change year-on-year - +5.26% +5.56%

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 16 January 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 16 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
West Midlands +1 198 £52,250 -12.92% 34
East Midlands -82 57 £75,000 +36.36% 9
IT Strategy
England

For the 6 months to 16 January 2018, 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 Midlands region with a requirement for IT Strategy.

1 85 (33.33%) Stakeholder Management
2 79 (30.98%) Finance
3 74 (29.02%) Project Management
4 63 (24.71%) Agile Software Development
5 48 (18.82%) Analytical Skills
6 47 (18.43%) ITIL
7 44 (17.25%) PRINCE2
8 40 (15.69%) Continuous Improvement
9 36 (14.12%) TOGAF
9 36 (14.12%) Business Analysis
10 33 (12.94%) SAP
10 33 (12.94%) ERP
11 32 (12.55%) Programme Management
12 31 (12.16%) Management Information System
12 31 (12.16%) Service Delivery
13 30 (11.76%) SLA
14 28 (10.98%) Enterprise Architecture
15 27 (10.59%) Mentoring
16 26 (10.20%) Resource Management
16 26 (10.20%) Firewall
17 25 (9.80%) SQL Server
17 25 (9.80%) Line Management
18 24 (9.41%) Performance Management
18 24 (9.41%) Windows
18 24 (9.41%) PMO
19 23 (9.02%) VMware
20 22 (8.63%) Retail
20 22 (8.63%) Microsoft
20 22 (8.63%) Technical Architecture
20 22 (8.63%) Presales

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 11 (4.31%) MS Exchange
2 8 (3.14%) SharePoint
3 4 (1.57%) JBoss
4 3 (1.18%) Oracle SOA Suite
4 3 (1.18%) Tomcat
5 2 (0.78%) BizTalk Server
5 2 (0.78%) Confluence
5 2 (0.78%) Elasticsearch
5 2 (0.78%) WebSphere
6 1 (0.39%) Documentum
6 1 (0.39%) IIS
6 1 (0.39%) OpenEdge
6 1 (0.39%) Sonic ESB
6 1 (0.39%) Umbraco
Applications
1 7 (2.75%) Microsoft Office
2 5 (1.96%) Microsoft Excel
3 1 (0.39%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 14 (5.49%) SAP MII
1 14 (5.49%) SAP MM
1 14 (5.49%) SAP PP
1 14 (5.49%) SAP PP-PI
2 11 (4.31%) SAP S/4HANA
3 5 (1.96%) Dynamics CRM
4 2 (0.78%) SAP HR
5 1 (0.39%) JDE EnterpriseOne
5 1 (0.39%) SAP R/3
Cloud Services
1 17 (6.67%) PaaS
2 14 (5.49%) IaaS
3 13 (5.10%) Amazon AWS
3 13 (5.10%) Microsoft Azure
4 12 (4.71%) SaaS
5 6 (2.35%) Office 365
6 4 (1.57%) Amazon CloudWatch
7 2 (0.78%) Amazon EC2
7 2 (0.78%) AWS CloudFormation
7 2 (0.78%) AWS Lambda
7 2 (0.78%) Cloud Computing
7 2 (0.78%) GitHub
7 2 (0.78%) Serverless
7 2 (0.78%) SuccessFactors
8 1 (0.39%) Boomi
8 1 (0.39%) Dynamics 365
Communications & Networking
1 26 (10.20%) Firewall
2 18 (7.06%) LAN
3 17 (6.67%) WAN
4 15 (5.88%) SAN
5 11 (4.31%) IPsec
5 11 (4.31%) SSL
5 11 (4.31%) VoIP
6 10 (3.92%) Internet
7 8 (3.14%) SMS
8 5 (1.96%) TCP/IP
9 3 (1.18%) Wireless
10 2 (0.78%) Cisco ASA
10 2 (0.78%) Cisco IOS
10 2 (0.78%) Cisco Nexus
10 2 (0.78%) NX-OS
10 2 (0.78%) Wireshark
11 1 (0.39%) AMQP
11 1 (0.39%) NetScaler
11 1 (0.39%) VPN
11 1 (0.39%) WLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 25 (9.80%) SQL Server
2 11 (4.31%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 7 (2.75%) SQL Server Analysis Services
4 3 (1.18%) Data Warehouse
4 3 (1.18%) Endeca
4 3 (1.18%) MySQL
4 3 (1.18%) Oracle Database
4 3 (1.18%) Power BI
4 3 (1.18%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 2 (0.78%) DB2
5 2 (0.78%) NoSQL
5 2 (0.78%) RDBMS
5 2 (0.78%) Redis
5 2 (0.78%) Relational Database
5 2 (0.78%) SQL Server 2014
6 1 (0.39%) BusinessObjects
6 1 (0.39%) MongoDB
6 1 (0.39%) SQL Server 2005
6 1 (0.39%) SQL Server 2008
6 1 (0.39%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 4 (1.57%) Jenkins
2 3 (1.18%) Git (software)
3 2 (0.78%) Selenium
4 1 (0.39%) CA Flowdock
4 1 (0.39%) ERwin
4 1 (0.39%) InstallShield
4 1 (0.39%) JIRA
4 1 (0.39%) JMeter
4 1 (0.39%) Maven
4 1 (0.39%) MSI
4 1 (0.39%) NuGet
4 1 (0.39%) Octopus Deploy
4 1 (0.39%) SoapUI
4 1 (0.39%) TeamCity
General
1 79 (30.98%) Finance
2 22 (8.63%) Retail
3 20 (7.84%) Manufacturing
4 8 (3.14%) Legal
4 8 (3.14%) Local Government
4 8 (3.14%) Publishing
5 7 (2.75%) Banking
6 6 (2.35%) Telecoms
7 4 (1.57%) Law
8 3 (1.18%) Advertising
8 3 (1.18%) Investment Banking
8 3 (1.18%) Marketing
8 3 (1.18%) Retail Banking
9 1 (0.39%) Financial Institution
9 1 (0.39%) German Language
Job Titles
1 73 (28.63%) Architect
2 56 (21.96%) Analyst
3 28 (10.98%) Solutions Architect
4 26 (10.20%) Business Analyst
5 21 (8.24%) IT Manager
6 20 (7.84%) Support Analyst
7 19 (7.45%) Head of IT
8 15 (5.88%) Lead Architect
9 14 (5.49%) Business Systems Analyst
9 14 (5.49%) Portfolio Manager
9 14 (5.49%) Presales Manager
10 13 (5.10%) Technical Architect
11 12 (4.71%) Developer
12 10 (3.92%) Enterprise Architect
12 10 (3.92%) Service Manager
13 9 (3.53%) Security Analyst
14 8 (3.14%) 3rd Line Support
14 8 (3.14%) 3rd Line Support Analyst
14 8 (3.14%) Senior Analyst
14 8 (3.14%) Senior Business Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 14 (5.49%) SAPUI5
2 11 (4.31%) Web Services
3 7 (2.75%) .NET
4 5 (1.96%) CSS
4 5 (1.96%) HTML
4 5 (1.96%) Java EE
4 5 (1.96%) Middleware
5 4 (1.57%) ASP.NET
6 3 (1.18%) Lucene
6 3 (1.18%) REST
6 3 (1.18%) Twitter Bootstrap
7 2 (0.78%) ASP.NET Web Forms
7 2 (0.78%) CSS3
7 2 (0.78%) HTML5
7 2 (0.78%) JMS
7 2 (0.78%) jQuery
7 2 (0.78%) RabbitMQ
7 2 (0.78%) Sensu
7 2 (0.78%) SOAP
7 2 (0.78%) Spring
Miscellaneous
1 48 (18.82%) Analytical Skills
2 31 (12.16%) Management Information System
3 20 (7.84%) Computer Science
4 14 (5.49%) Driving Licence
5 11 (4.31%) Data Centre
6 10 (3.92%) Enterprise Software
7 8 (3.14%) CMDB
7 8 (3.14%) Public Cloud
8 3 (1.18%) User Experience
9 2 (0.78%) CCTV
9 2 (0.78%) Cloud Native
9 2 (0.78%) EPoS
9 2 (0.78%) Fintech
10 1 (0.39%) Data Structures
10 1 (0.39%) FMCG
10 1 (0.39%) Greenfield Project
10 1 (0.39%) Linux Command Line
10 1 (0.39%) TRADACOMS
Operating Systems
1 24 (9.41%) Windows
2 16 (6.27%) Windows Server
3 11 (4.31%) Windows Server 2003
4 10 (3.92%) Linux
5 4 (1.57%) Unix
6 2 (0.78%) HPUX
6 2 (0.78%) Solaris
6 2 (0.78%) Windows 7
6 2 (0.78%) Windows Server 2012
7 1 (0.39%) AIX
7 1 (0.39%) Android
7 1 (0.39%) Apple iOS
7 1 (0.39%) Oracle Linux
7 1 (0.39%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 85 (33.33%) Stakeholder Management
2 74 (29.02%) Project Management
3 63 (24.71%) Agile Software Development
4 47 (18.43%) ITIL
5 44 (17.25%) PRINCE2
6 40 (15.69%) Continuous Improvement
7 36 (14.12%) Business Analysis
7 36 (14.12%) TOGAF
8 33 (12.94%) ERP
9 32 (12.55%) Programme Management
10 31 (12.16%) Service Delivery
11 28 (10.98%) Enterprise Architecture
12 27 (10.59%) Mentoring
13 26 (10.20%) Resource Management
14 25 (9.80%) Line Management
15 24 (9.41%) Performance Management
16 22 (8.63%) Presales
16 22 (8.63%) Technical Architecture
17 20 (7.84%) Coaching
18 19 (7.45%) Software Engineering
Programming Languages
1 16 (6.27%) SQL
2 14 (5.49%) Java
3 9 (3.53%) JavaScript
4 7 (2.75%) C#
5 5 (1.96%) C
6 3 (1.18%) Python
7 2 (0.78%) Bash Shell
7 2 (0.78%) Perl
7 2 (0.78%) PowerShell
7 2 (0.78%) T-SQL
8 1 (0.39%) C++
8 1 (0.39%) COBOL
8 1 (0.39%) PHP
8 1 (0.39%) VB.NET
8 1 (0.39%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 20 (7.84%) CISSP
2 16 (6.27%) Degree
3 11 (4.31%) Cisco Certification
4 10 (3.92%) CESG Certified Professional
4 10 (3.92%) CISM
4 10 (3.92%) Computer Science Degree
4 10 (3.92%) Microsoft Certification
4 10 (3.92%) SC Cleared
4 10 (3.92%) Security Cleared
5 9 (3.53%) CCNA
5 9 (3.53%) MCSE
5 9 (3.53%) PMI Certification
5 9 (3.53%) PMP
6 8 (3.14%) ISEB
7 6 (2.35%) CEH
7 6 (2.35%) CompTIA Security+
8 4 (1.57%) GCIA
8 4 (1.57%) GCIH
8 4 (1.57%) SSCP
9 2 (0.78%) CCNP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 30 (11.76%) SLA
2 24 (9.41%) PMO
3 18 (7.06%) COBIT
3 18 (7.06%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 13 (5.10%) GDPR
5 10 (3.92%) Cyber Essentials
6 8 (3.14%) QA
7 6 (2.35%) GPG13
8 4 (1.57%) PCI DSS
9 2 (0.78%) Data Quality
System Software
1 21 (8.24%) VMware Infrastructure
2 13 (5.10%) Active Directory
3 11 (4.31%) VMware ESXi
4 3 (1.18%) Docker
5 2 (0.78%) Apache ZooKeeper
5 2 (0.78%) Virtual Machines
5 2 (0.78%) Virtual Servers
6 1 (0.39%) Microsoft App-V
6 1 (0.39%) NFS
6 1 (0.39%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 5 (1.96%) Puppet
2 4 (1.57%) Opscode Chef
3 3 (1.18%) Ansible
4 2 (0.78%) Cisco Prime
4 2 (0.78%) Kibana
4 2 (0.78%) Kubernetes
4 2 (0.78%) logstash
4 2 (0.78%) Packer
4 2 (0.78%) SCVMM
5 1 (0.39%) Nagios
5 1 (0.39%) QRadar
5 1 (0.39%) SCCM
5 1 (0.39%) vRealize
5 1 (0.39%) ZABBIX
Vendors
1 33 (12.94%) SAP
2 23 (9.02%) VMware
3 22 (8.63%) Microsoft
4 14 (5.49%) Oracle
4 14 (5.49%) ServiceNow
5 12 (4.71%) Cadence
6 10 (3.92%) Cisco
6 10 (3.92%) Citrix
6 10 (3.92%) EMC
7 8 (3.14%) CheckPoint
7 8 (3.14%) NetApp
8 5 (1.96%) IBM
9 4 (1.57%) HP
9 4 (1.57%) JD Edwards
9 4 (1.57%) SolarWinds
10 3 (1.18%) Dell
11 2 (0.78%) Ariba
11 2 (0.78%) Aruba
11 2 (0.78%) BMC
11 2 (0.78%) Juniper