Period
to 22 October 2017

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 22 October 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Change Control
England > North West
6 months to
22 Oct 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 233 245 196
Rank change year-on-year +12 -49 +18
Permanent jobs citing Change Control 139 121 185
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the North West 1.09% 1.00% 1.41%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.22% 1.12% 1.58%
Number of salaries quoted 84 94 149
North West median annual salary £42,500 £47,500 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -10.53% +26.67% -
10th Percentile £28,000 £27,000 £25,500
90th Percentile £61,250 £65,000 £56,250
England median annual salary £45,000 £47,500 £50,000
% change year-on-year -5.26% -5.00% +6.95%

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 11432 10843 11746
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the North West 89.57% 89.35% 89.70%
Number of salaries quoted 9078 9072 9647
North West median annual salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +6.25% - +2.56%
10th Percentile £26,250 £26,000 £24,750
90th Percentile £65,000 £62,500 £60,000
England median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £47,500
% change year-on-year - +5.26% +5.56%

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 22 October 2017.

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 22 October 2017. 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
Manchester -11 76 £42,000 -6.67% 2
Cheshire +3 37 £54,500 +45.33%
Merseyside +15 19 £42,500 -20.93%
Lancashire +2 6 £30,000 -40.00%
Cumbria -7 1 - -
Change Control
England

For the 6 months to 22 October 2017, IT jobs citing Change Control 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 North West region with a requirement for Change Control.

1 55 (39.57%) Finance
2 51 (36.69%) Project Management
3 41 (29.50%) Agile Software Development
4 39 (28.06%) ITIL
5 35 (25.18%) Risk Management
6 32 (23.02%) Waterfall
7 29 (20.86%) PRINCE2
8 27 (19.42%) Windows
9 26 (18.71%) Banking
10 23 (16.55%) Configuration Management
10 23 (16.55%) PMI Certification
11 21 (15.11%) Stakeholder Management
12 20 (14.39%) SQL Server
13 19 (13.67%) SQL
14 18 (12.95%) TCP/IP
14 18 (12.95%) Microsoft
14 18 (12.95%) PMI
14 18 (12.95%) SDLC
15 17 (12.23%) Analytical Skills
16 16 (11.51%) Windows Server
16 16 (11.51%) Cisco
16 16 (11.51%) Investment Banking
16 16 (11.51%) Wealth Management
17 15 (10.79%) Law
17 15 (10.79%) Active Directory
17 15 (10.79%) WAN
17 15 (10.79%) MS Exchange
17 15 (10.79%) Disaster Recovery
17 15 (10.79%) Root Cause Analysis
18 14 (10.07%) PMP

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 15 (10.79%) MS Exchange
2 10 (7.19%) SharePoint
3 4 (2.88%) Exchange Server 2010
3 4 (2.88%) SAS
4 3 (2.16%) BizTalk Server
4 3 (2.16%) SharePoint Server
5 2 (1.44%) IIS
5 2 (1.44%) SharePoint 2013
6 1 (0.72%) Apache
6 1 (0.72%) CMS
6 1 (0.72%) Oracle Service Bus
Applications
1 13 (9.35%) Microsoft Office
2 3 (2.16%) Microsoft Excel
3 1 (0.72%) Microsoft PowerPoint
3 1 (0.72%) MS Visio
3 1 (0.72%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 1 (0.72%) Dynamics CRM
1 1 (0.72%) Oracle EBS
1 1 (0.72%) Oracle EBS R12
1 1 (0.72%) Siebel CRM
1 1 (0.72%) Visualfiles
Cloud Services
1 7 (5.04%) Office 365
2 4 (2.88%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (0.72%) Force.com
3 1 (0.72%) OneDrive
3 1 (0.72%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 18 (12.95%) TCP/IP
2 15 (10.79%) WAN
3 8 (5.76%) NetScaler
3 8 (5.76%) Unified Communications
4 5 (3.60%) VoIP
5 4 (2.88%) DHCP
5 4 (2.88%) DNS
5 4 (2.88%) LAN
5 4 (2.88%) SSL
6 3 (2.16%) BGP
6 3 (2.16%) DSL
6 3 (2.16%) Ethernet
6 3 (2.16%) ICMP
6 3 (2.16%) Intranet
6 3 (2.16%) L2TP
6 3 (2.16%) OSPF
6 3 (2.16%) SMS
6 3 (2.16%) TACACS
6 3 (2.16%) VLAN
7 2 (1.44%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 20 (14.39%) SQL Server
2 8 (5.76%) Data Warehouse
2 8 (5.76%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 6 (4.32%) Hadoop
4 5 (3.60%) MongoDB
4 5 (3.60%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 4 (2.88%) DTS
5 4 (2.88%) Microsoft Analysis Services
5 4 (2.88%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 3 (2.16%) Power BI
6 3 (2.16%) QlikView
7 2 (1.44%) MySQL
7 2 (1.44%) SQL Server 2008
7 2 (1.44%) SQL Server 2014
8 1 (0.72%) Big Data
8 1 (0.72%) NoSQL
8 1 (0.72%) Oracle Database
8 1 (0.72%) Oracle Database 11g
8 1 (0.72%) RDBMS
8 1 (0.72%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 7 (5.04%) Visual Studio
2 4 (2.88%) JUnit
2 4 (2.88%) Maven
2 4 (2.88%) Team Foundation Server
3 3 (2.16%) JMeter
3 3 (2.16%) LoadRunner
4 1 (0.72%) Eclipse
4 1 (0.72%) Git (software)
General
1 55 (39.57%) Finance
2 26 (18.71%) Banking
3 16 (11.51%) Investment Banking
4 15 (10.79%) Law
5 8 (5.76%) Retail
6 5 (3.60%) Telecoms
7 3 (2.16%) Corporate Banking
7 3 (2.16%) Military
8 2 (1.44%) Legal
9 1 (0.72%) Financial Institution
Job Titles
1 39 (28.06%) Project Manager
2 23 (16.55%) Analyst
3 22 (15.83%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 15 (10.79%) Developer
5 14 (10.07%) IT Manager
6 13 (9.35%) IT Project Manager
7 10 (7.19%) Senior Manager
8 9 (6.47%) Network Engineer
9 8 (5.76%) Network Communications Engineer
9 8 (5.76%) Network Infrastructure Engineer
9 8 (5.76%) Senior Project Manager
10 7 (5.04%) Backup Engineer
10 7 (5.04%) Backup Infrastructure Engineer
10 7 (5.04%) Business Analyst
10 7 (5.04%) DBA
10 7 (5.04%) Delivery Manager
11 6 (4.32%) Administrator
11 6 (4.32%) Cisco Engineer
11 6 (4.32%) Cisco Network Engineer
11 6 (4.32%) Lead Network Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (7.91%) .NET
2 9 (6.47%) HTML
3 6 (4.32%) CSS
4 5 (3.60%) jQuery
5 4 (2.88%) Hibernate
5 4 (2.88%) Spring
6 3 (2.16%) HTML5
7 2 (1.44%) .NET Framework
7 2 (1.44%) Web Services
8 1 (0.72%) ASP.NET
8 1 (0.72%) ASP.NET MVC
8 1 (0.72%) Entity Framework
8 1 (0.72%) FIX Protocol
8 1 (0.72%) Middleware
8 1 (0.72%) Visualforce
8 1 (0.72%) WebCenter
Miscellaneous
1 18 (12.95%) PMI
2 17 (12.23%) Analytical Skills
3 9 (6.47%) Virtual Team
4 8 (5.76%) User Experience
4 8 (5.76%) Video Conferencing
5 6 (4.32%) Management Information System
6 5 (3.60%) Data Centre
7 4 (2.88%) Computer Science
7 4 (2.88%) Driving Licence
7 4 (2.88%) Replication
8 3 (2.16%) NHS
9 2 (1.44%) Contactless
9 2 (1.44%) Mobile App
10 1 (0.72%) Blackberry
10 1 (0.72%) iPad
10 1 (0.72%) Mainframe
10 1 (0.72%) Public Cloud
Operating Systems
1 27 (19.42%) Windows
2 16 (11.51%) Windows Server
3 8 (5.76%) Linux
4 6 (4.32%) Unix
5 4 (2.88%) Windows Server 2008
6 1 (0.72%) Android
6 1 (0.72%) Apple iOS
6 1 (0.72%) CentOS
6 1 (0.72%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 1 (0.72%) Windows 10
6 1 (0.72%) Windows 7
6 1 (0.72%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 51 (36.69%) Project Management
2 41 (29.50%) Agile Software Development
3 39 (28.06%) ITIL
4 35 (25.18%) Risk Management
5 32 (23.02%) Waterfall
6 29 (20.86%) PRINCE2
7 23 (16.55%) Configuration Management
8 21 (15.11%) Stakeholder Management
9 18 (12.95%) SDLC
10 16 (11.51%) Wealth Management
11 15 (10.79%) Disaster Recovery
11 15 (10.79%) Root Cause Analysis
12 13 (9.35%) Analytics
12 13 (9.35%) People Management
12 13 (9.35%) Programme Management
12 13 (9.35%) Service Management
13 12 (8.63%) Business Intelligence
13 12 (8.63%) Programme Governance
13 12 (8.63%) Service Delivery
14 11 (7.91%) Scrum
Programming Languages
1 19 (13.67%) SQL
2 10 (7.19%) Java
3 8 (5.76%) C#
4 7 (5.04%) Python
5 5 (3.60%) JavaScript
5 5 (3.60%) PHP
5 5 (3.60%) PowerShell
6 4 (2.88%) C
6 4 (2.88%) R
6 4 (2.88%) Ruby
7 1 (0.72%) Apex Code
7 1 (0.72%) Apple Swift
7 1 (0.72%) COBOL
7 1 (0.72%) Delphi
7 1 (0.72%) Objective-C
7 1 (0.72%) Shell Script
7 1 (0.72%) T-SQL
7 1 (0.72%) VB.NET
7 1 (0.72%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 23 (16.55%) PMI Certification
2 14 (10.07%) PMP
3 13 (9.35%) Cisco Certification
4 11 (7.91%) Degree
5 9 (6.47%) APMG
5 9 (6.47%) CCNP
5 9 (6.47%) Microsoft Certification
6 8 (5.76%) CCIE
6 8 (5.76%) MCP
6 8 (5.76%) MCSA
6 8 (5.76%) MCSE
7 7 (5.04%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
8 5 (3.60%) CCNA
8 5 (3.60%) PgMP
9 4 (2.88%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
10 3 (2.16%) SC Cleared
10 3 (2.16%) Security Cleared
11 2 (1.44%) CCENT
11 2 (1.44%) CISM
11 2 (1.44%) NVQ Level 4
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (7.91%) SLA
2 9 (6.47%) PMBOK
2 9 (6.47%) PMO
3 7 (5.04%) Data Quality
3 7 (5.04%) QA
4 4 (2.88%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 4 (2.88%) PCI DSS
5 3 (2.16%) GDPR
5 3 (2.16%) P3O
System Software
1 15 (10.79%) Active Directory
2 7 (5.04%) vSphere
3 2 (1.44%) VMware Infrastructure
4 1 (0.72%) Hyper-V
4 1 (0.72%) Oracle RAC
4 1 (0.72%) VMware ESXi
4 1 (0.72%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 7 (5.04%) EMC NetWorker
2 6 (4.32%) Cisco CUCM
3 4 (2.88%) Failover Clustering
3 4 (2.88%) Perfmon
4 3 (2.16%) HP Quality Center
5 2 (1.44%) Opscode Chef
5 2 (1.44%) Puppet
5 2 (1.44%) TeamSite
6 1 (0.72%) Ansible
6 1 (0.72%) CFEngine
6 1 (0.72%) Data Guard
6 1 (0.72%) Oracle Identity Management
6 1 (0.72%) SCCM
6 1 (0.72%) Tivoli Identity Manager
Vendors
1 18 (12.95%) Microsoft
2 16 (11.51%) Cisco
3 11 (7.91%) Juniper
4 10 (7.19%) Riverbed
5 8 (5.76%) F5
5 8 (5.76%) VMware
6 7 (5.04%) EMC
7 6 (4.32%) Oracle
8 5 (3.60%) HP
9 4 (2.88%) Citrix
9 4 (2.88%) Veeam
10 3 (2.16%) Brocade
10 3 (2.16%) Cognos
10 3 (2.16%) Ericsson
10 3 (2.16%) Foundry
10 3 (2.16%) Openreach
10 3 (2.16%) Redback
10 3 (2.16%) SAP
10 3 (2.16%) Xerox
11 2 (1.44%) iManage