Period
to 15 August 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in the North West with a requirement for Change Control skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited Change Control over the 6 months to 15 August 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Change Control
England > North West
6 months to
15 Aug 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 217 249 216
Rank change year-on-year +32 -33 +2
Permanent jobs citing Change Control 147 135 138
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the North West 1.21% 1.02% 1.19%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.32% 1.12% 1.32%
Number of salaries quoted 96 75 113
North West median annual salary £42,500 £44,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -3.41% +3.53% +8.97%
10th Percentile £27,500 £26,300 £27,000
90th Percentile £57,500 £55,000 £62,500
England median annual salary £48,514 £47,500 £47,500
% change year-on-year +2.13% - -5.00%

Change Control 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 North West with a requirement for process or methodology skills.

All Process and Methodology Skills
North West
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for process or methodology skills 11,107 12,051 10,460
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the North West 91.38% 91.35% 90.34%
Number of salaries quoted 8,942 9,705 8,741
North West median annual salary £45,000 £42,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +7.14% +5.00% -
10th Percentile £26,250 £26,250 £25,000
90th Percentile £67,500 £63,750 £62,500
England median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £50,000

Change Control
Job Vacancy Trend in the North West

Job postings citing Change Control as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in the North West.

Job vacancy trend for Change Control in the North West

Change Control
Salary Trend in the North West

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Change Control in the North West.

Salary trend for Change Control in the North West

Change Control
Salary Histogram in the North West

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Change Control in the North West over the 6 months to 15 August 2018.

Salary histogram for Change Control in the North West

Change Control
Job Locations in the North West

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Change Control within the North West region over the 6 months to 15 August 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
Cheshire +20 59 £50,000 +53.85% 2
Manchester +3 44 £42,500 -5.56% 7
Lancashire +30 29 £30,000 - 7
Merseyside +2 11 £45,000 +5.88%
Cumbria +2 3 £27,500 - 1
Change Control
England

For the 6 months to 15 August 2018, IT jobs citing Change Control 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 North West region with a requirement for Change Control.

1 65 (44.22%) Finance
2 60 (40.82%) Project Management
3 49 (33.33%) Risk Management
4 37 (25.17%) Microsoft
5 33 (22.45%) Stakeholder Management
6 32 (21.77%) Windows
7 31 (21.09%) PRINCE2
7 31 (21.09%) Agile Software Development
8 29 (19.73%) Banking
8 29 (19.73%) Wealth Management
9 28 (19.05%) Investment Banking
9 28 (19.05%) Law
10 27 (18.37%) Configuration Management
11 25 (17.01%) Matrix Organization
11 25 (17.01%) PMO
12 24 (16.33%) Analytical Skills
13 23 (15.65%) Big Data
13 23 (15.65%) Problem-Solving
14 22 (14.97%) SQL
14 22 (14.97%) SQL Server
15 21 (14.29%) ITIL
15 21 (14.29%) Cybersecurity
16 20 (13.61%) SAP
16 20 (13.61%) Security Cleared
17 18 (12.24%) JIRA
17 18 (12.24%) SLA
17 18 (12.24%) Disaster Recovery
18 17 (11.56%) Firewall
18 17 (11.56%) PMI Certification
18 17 (11.56%) LAN

Change Control
Co-occurring IT Skills in the North West 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 12 (8.16%) IIS
2 7 (4.76%) SharePoint
3 4 (2.72%) nginx
4 2 (1.36%) Apache
4 2 (1.36%) JBoss
Applications
1 15 (10.20%) Microsoft Project
2 14 (9.52%) Microsoft Excel
3 11 (7.48%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 7 (4.76%) Microsoft Office
5 4 (2.72%) MS Visio
6 2 (1.36%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 10 (6.80%) Elite 3E
1 10 (6.80%) Workfront
2 3 (2.04%) Dynamics AX
3 2 (1.36%) NetSuite
3 2 (1.36%) Oracle ERP
4 1 (0.68%) Primavera
4 1 (0.68%) SAP Hybris
Cloud Services
1 4 (2.72%) Amazon AWS
2 3 (2.04%) Dynamics 365
2 3 (2.04%) Microsoft Azure
3 2 (1.36%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 17 (11.56%) Firewall
1 17 (11.56%) LAN
1 17 (11.56%) WAN
2 12 (8.16%) Cisco ASA
3 11 (7.48%) Cisco IPT
3 11 (7.48%) Cisco Nexus
3 11 (7.48%) Wi-Fi
4 4 (2.72%) VPN
5 3 (2.04%) Network Security
6 2 (1.36%) BGP
6 2 (1.36%) Cisco IOS
6 2 (1.36%) DNS
6 2 (1.36%) Junos
6 2 (1.36%) OSPF
6 2 (1.36%) SAN
6 2 (1.36%) TCP/IP
6 2 (1.36%) VLAN
6 2 (1.36%) Wireless
6 2 (1.36%) WLAN
7 1 (0.68%) DMZ
Database & Business Intelligence
1 23 (15.65%) Big Data
2 22 (14.97%) SQL Server
3 15 (10.20%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 9 (6.12%) SQL Server 2008
4 9 (6.12%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 5 (3.40%) SQL Server 2016
6 2 (1.36%) MongoDB
6 2 (1.36%) Oracle Database
7 1 (0.68%) Cognos Framework Manager
7 1 (0.68%) Couchbase
7 1 (0.68%) MySQL
7 1 (0.68%) NoSQL
7 1 (0.68%) Oracle Reports
7 1 (0.68%) SAP HANA
Development Applications
1 18 (12.24%) JIRA
2 4 (2.72%) Bitbucket
2 4 (2.72%) Jenkins
2 4 (2.72%) Octopus Deploy
3 2 (1.36%) Atlassian Bamboo
3 2 (1.36%) Git (software)
3 2 (1.36%) Selenium
3 2 (1.36%) SonarQube
3 2 (1.36%) Subversion
3 2 (1.36%) TeamCity
3 2 (1.36%) Visual Studio
3 2 (1.36%) Visual Studio Team System
4 1 (0.68%) TortoiseSVN
General
1 65 (44.22%) Finance
2 29 (19.73%) Banking
3 28 (19.05%) Investment Banking
3 28 (19.05%) Law
4 7 (4.76%) Telecoms
5 5 (3.40%) Retail
6 4 (2.72%) Legal
6 4 (2.72%) Pharmaceutical
7 3 (2.04%) Automotive
8 2 (1.36%) Games
9 1 (0.68%) Advertising
9 1 (0.68%) Electronics
Job Titles
1 44 (29.93%) Project Manager
2 14 (9.52%) Developer
2 14 (9.52%) Network Engineer
3 12 (8.16%) Applications Support
3 12 (8.16%) Consultant
3 12 (8.16%) Junior
4 11 (7.48%) Junior Project Manager
5 10 (6.80%) Applications Developer
5 10 (6.80%) Senior Manager
5 10 (6.80%) Senior Network Engineer
6 9 (6.12%) Analyst
6 9 (6.12%) SAP Consultant
6 9 (6.12%) Senior Project Manager
7 7 (4.76%) Administrator
7 7 (4.76%) Infrastructure Manager
7 7 (4.76%) Infrastructure Project Manager
7 7 (4.76%) PMO Lead
7 7 (4.76%) PMO Manager
8 6 (4.08%) DBA
9 5 (3.40%) Service Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (6.80%) .NET
1 10 (6.80%) .NET Framework
2 9 (6.12%) SAP Basis
3 4 (2.72%) HTML
4 3 (2.04%) CSS
5 2 (1.36%) Django
5 2 (1.36%) jQuery
6 1 (0.68%) LAMP
6 1 (0.68%) LDAP
6 1 (0.68%) LEMP Stack
6 1 (0.68%) Middleware
6 1 (0.68%) RabbitMQ
Miscellaneous
1 24 (16.33%) Analytical Skills
2 15 (10.20%) PMI
3 12 (8.16%) Management Information System
4 9 (6.12%) Self-Motivation
5 8 (5.44%) Data Centre
6 4 (2.72%) Algorithms
6 4 (2.72%) Private Cloud
7 3 (2.04%) Clustering
7 3 (2.04%) User Experience
7 3 (2.04%) Virtual Team
8 2 (1.36%) Online Games
9 1 (0.68%) Computer Science
9 1 (0.68%) Driving Licence
9 1 (0.68%) Fintech
9 1 (0.68%) Greenfield Project
Operating Systems
1 32 (21.77%) Windows
2 15 (10.20%) Windows Server
3 12 (8.16%) Linux
4 5 (3.40%) Windows Server 2012
5 3 (2.04%) Unix
6 2 (1.36%) CentOS
6 2 (1.36%) Windows Server 2008
7 1 (0.68%) Android
7 1 (0.68%) Apple iOS
7 1 (0.68%) Windows 10
Processes & Methodologies
1 60 (40.82%) Project Management
2 49 (33.33%) Risk Management
3 33 (22.45%) Stakeholder Management
4 31 (21.09%) Agile Software Development
4 31 (21.09%) PRINCE2
5 29 (19.73%) Wealth Management
6 27 (18.37%) Configuration Management
7 25 (17.01%) Matrix Organization
8 23 (15.65%) Problem-Solving
9 21 (14.29%) Cybersecurity
9 21 (14.29%) ITIL
10 18 (12.24%) Disaster Recovery
11 17 (11.56%) Business Transformation
12 16 (10.88%) Change Management
12 16 (10.88%) Service Management
13 15 (10.20%) Problem Management
14 14 (9.52%) Business Intelligence
14 14 (9.52%) High Availability
14 14 (9.52%) Project Planning
15 12 (8.16%) CRM
Programming Languages
1 22 (14.97%) SQL
2 16 (10.88%) T-SQL
3 15 (10.20%) Java
4 10 (6.80%) VBA
5 9 (6.12%) ABAP
6 8 (5.44%) Python
7 4 (2.72%) Ruby
8 3 (2.04%) C
8 3 (2.04%) JavaScript
8 3 (2.04%) Perl
9 2 (1.36%) C#
9 2 (1.36%) C++
10 1 (0.68%) Shell Script
10 1 (0.68%) X++
Qualifications
1 20 (13.61%) Security Cleared
2 17 (11.56%) PMI Certification
3 14 (9.52%) CCNA
3 14 (9.52%) Cisco Certification
4 13 (8.84%) CCNP
5 10 (6.80%) MCP
5 10 (6.80%) MCSA
5 10 (6.80%) MCSE
5 10 (6.80%) Microsoft Certification
6 9 (6.12%) SC Cleared
7 6 (4.08%) CIMA
7 6 (4.08%) PRINCE2 Certification
8 5 (3.40%) Degree
8 5 (3.40%) PMP
9 4 (2.72%) PhD
9 4 (2.72%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
10 2 (1.36%) APMG
10 2 (1.36%) DBS Check
11 1 (0.68%) PgMP
11 1 (0.68%) Six Sigma Green Belt
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 25 (17.01%) PMO
2 18 (12.24%) SLA
3 9 (6.12%) QA
4 2 (1.36%) GDPR
4 2 (1.36%) PMBOK
5 1 (0.68%) Data Quality
5 1 (0.68%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 14 (9.52%) Active Directory
2 7 (4.76%) VMware Infrastructure
3 4 (2.72%) Docker
4 2 (1.36%) VirtualBox
5 1 (0.68%) Microsoft Virtual Server
5 1 (0.68%) Virtual Servers
Systems Management
1 5 (3.40%) Opscode Chef
1 5 (3.40%) SQL Sentry
2 3 (2.04%) Microsoft Clustering
3 2 (1.36%) Kubernetes
3 2 (1.36%) Rancher
4 1 (0.68%) CFEngine
4 1 (0.68%) Nagios
4 1 (0.68%) Puppet
Vendors
1 37 (25.17%) Microsoft
2 20 (13.61%) SAP
3 14 (9.52%) Cisco
3 14 (9.52%) Oracle
4 10 (6.80%) Intapp
4 10 (6.80%) Reuters
5 7 (4.76%) VMware
6 6 (4.08%) Palo Alto
7 5 (3.40%) RedGate
8 3 (2.04%) AppDynamics
8 3 (2.04%) Google
8 3 (2.04%) Juniper
8 3 (2.04%) SolarWinds
9 2 (1.36%) Atlassian
9 2 (1.36%) Capita
9 2 (1.36%) CheckPoint
9 2 (1.36%) Citrix
9 2 (1.36%) JD Edwards
9 2 (1.36%) Red Hat
9 2 (1.36%) Splunk