Period
to 12 December 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 12 December 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Change Control
England > North West
6 months to
12 Dec 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 237 272 196
Rank change year-on-year +35 -76 +9
Permanent jobs citing Change Control 140 94 185
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the North West 1.06% 0.75% 1.46%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.18% 0.84% 1.63%
Number of salaries quoted 89 72 152
North West median annual salary £42,500 £38,750 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +9.68% -3.13% -
10th Percentile £28,000 £26,325 £26,250
90th Percentile £61,250 £65,000 £61,250
England median annual salary £45,000 £47,500 £50,000
% change year-on-year -5.26% -5.00% +7.53%

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 11856 11193 11351
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the North West 90.04% 89.86% 89.37%
Number of salaries quoted 9434 9327 9376
North West median annual salary £43,500 £40,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +8.75% - -
10th Percentile £26,500 £26,250 £25,000
90th Percentile £65,175 £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 12 December 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 12 December 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 +15 73 £40,000 -2.44% 6
Cheshire -1 44 £54,000 +44.00% 2
Merseyside +27 16 £42,500 -20.93% 2
Lancashire +8 6 £27,500 -11.29% 1
Cumbria -4 1 - - 1
Change Control
England

For the 6 months to 12 December 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 63 (45.00%) Project Management
2 61 (43.57%) Finance
3 44 (31.43%) Agile Software Development
4 38 (27.14%) Banking
5 37 (26.43%) Risk Management
6 36 (25.71%) PRINCE2
6 36 (25.71%) Waterfall
7 32 (22.86%) ITIL
8 30 (21.43%) SDLC
9 29 (20.71%) PMI Certification
10 24 (17.14%) People Management
11 23 (16.43%) PMI
11 23 (16.43%) Configuration Management
11 23 (16.43%) SQL
11 23 (16.43%) Investment Banking
11 23 (16.43%) Wealth Management
12 22 (15.71%) Law
12 22 (15.71%) Windows
13 21 (15.00%) Stakeholder Management
14 20 (14.29%) Microsoft
14 20 (14.29%) Analytical Skills
15 19 (13.57%) SQL Server
16 17 (12.14%) TCP/IP
16 17 (12.14%) Information Security
17 16 (11.43%) Cisco
18 15 (10.71%) Supplier Management
18 15 (10.71%) Windows Server
19 14 (10.00%) Service Management
19 14 (10.00%) PMP
19 14 (10.00%) PRINCE

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 (8.57%) MS Exchange
2 11 (7.86%) SharePoint
3 4 (2.86%) Exchange Server 2010
3 4 (2.86%) SAS
4 3 (2.14%) BizTalk Server
4 3 (2.14%) SharePoint Server
5 2 (1.43%) IIS
5 2 (1.43%) SharePoint 2013
6 1 (0.71%) Apache
6 1 (0.71%) Confluence
Applications
1 14 (10.00%) Microsoft Office
2 6 (4.29%) Microsoft Excel
3 4 (2.86%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 3 (2.14%) Microsoft Project
5 2 (1.43%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 1 (0.71%) Dynamics CRM
1 1 (0.71%) Fredhopper
1 1 (0.71%) Oracle EBS
1 1 (0.71%) Oracle EBS R12
1 1 (0.71%) Primavera
1 1 (0.71%) Visualfiles
Cloud Services
1 7 (5.00%) Office 365
2 3 (2.14%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (0.71%) Akamai
3 1 (0.71%) Dynamics 365
3 1 (0.71%) Google Analytics
Communications & Networking
1 17 (12.14%) TCP/IP
2 12 (8.57%) WAN
3 6 (4.29%) BGP
3 6 (4.29%) Ethernet
3 6 (4.29%) ICMP
3 6 (4.29%) OSPF
3 6 (4.29%) VoIP
4 5 (3.57%) LAN
5 4 (2.86%) DHCP
5 4 (2.86%) DNS
5 4 (2.86%) NetScaler
5 4 (2.86%) SMS
5 4 (2.86%) SSL
5 4 (2.86%) Unified Communications
6 3 (2.14%) DSL
6 3 (2.14%) Intranet
6 3 (2.14%) L2TP
6 3 (2.14%) MPLS
6 3 (2.14%) TACACS
6 3 (2.14%) VLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 19 (13.57%) SQL Server
2 8 (5.71%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 7 (5.00%) Data Warehouse
4 4 (2.86%) Hadoop
4 4 (2.86%) MongoDB
4 4 (2.86%) Power BI
4 4 (2.86%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 3 (2.14%) DTS
5 3 (2.14%) Microsoft Analysis Services
5 3 (2.14%) MySQL
5 3 (2.14%) QlikView
5 3 (2.14%) SQL Server 2008
5 3 (2.14%) SQL Server 2014
5 3 (2.14%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 1 (0.71%) NoSQL
6 1 (0.71%) RDBMS
6 1 (0.71%) Relational Database
6 1 (0.71%) SQL Server 2016
Development Applications
1 6 (4.29%) Visual Studio
2 4 (2.86%) JUnit
2 4 (2.86%) Maven
3 3 (2.14%) Eclipse
3 3 (2.14%) JMeter
3 3 (2.14%) LoadRunner
3 3 (2.14%) Team Foundation Server
4 1 (0.71%) Git (software)
4 1 (0.71%) JIRA
General
1 61 (43.57%) Finance
2 38 (27.14%) Banking
3 23 (16.43%) Investment Banking
4 22 (15.71%) Law
5 7 (5.00%) Retail
6 3 (2.14%) Legal
6 3 (2.14%) Military
6 3 (2.14%) Telecoms
7 2 (1.43%) Financial Institution
8 1 (0.71%) Advertising
8 1 (0.71%) Corporate Banking
Job Titles
1 44 (31.43%) Project Manager
2 23 (16.43%) Analyst
3 15 (10.71%) Developer
3 15 (10.71%) IT Manager
3 15 (10.71%) IT Project Manager
4 12 (8.57%) Infrastructure Engineer
5 9 (6.43%) Delivery Manager
5 9 (6.43%) Release Manager
6 7 (5.00%) Business Analyst
6 7 (5.00%) Infrastructure Manager
6 7 (5.00%) Infrastructure Project Manager
7 6 (4.29%) DBA
7 6 (4.29%) Senior Manager
7 6 (4.29%) Senior Project Manager
8 5 (3.57%) Administrator
8 5 (3.57%) Cloud Infrastructure Manager
8 5 (3.57%) Infrastructure Services Project Manager
8 5 (3.57%) Network Engineer
8 5 (3.57%) NOC Engineer
8 5 (3.57%) Support Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (6.43%) .NET
2 8 (5.71%) HTML
3 5 (3.57%) CSS
3 5 (3.57%) jQuery
4 4 (2.86%) Hibernate
4 4 (2.86%) Spring
5 3 (2.14%) HTML5
5 3 (2.14%) Web Services
6 2 (1.43%) .NET Framework
7 1 (0.71%) ASP.NET
7 1 (0.71%) ASP.NET MVC
7 1 (0.71%) CGI
7 1 (0.71%) Entity Framework
7 1 (0.71%) FIX Protocol
7 1 (0.71%) JSON
7 1 (0.71%) RESTful
Miscellaneous
1 23 (16.43%) PMI
2 20 (14.29%) Analytical Skills
3 8 (5.71%) Virtual Team
4 6 (4.29%) Management Information System
5 5 (3.57%) Data Centre
5 5 (3.57%) User Experience
6 4 (2.86%) Computer Science
6 4 (2.86%) Driving Licence
6 4 (2.86%) Replication
6 4 (2.86%) Video Conferencing
7 3 (2.14%) Enterprise Software
7 3 (2.14%) NHS
8 1 (0.71%) Analytical Mindset
8 1 (0.71%) Contactless
8 1 (0.71%) Greenfield Project
8 1 (0.71%) iPad
8 1 (0.71%) Mainframe
Operating Systems
1 22 (15.71%) Windows
2 15 (10.71%) Windows Server
3 12 (8.57%) Linux
4 9 (6.43%) Unix
5 4 (2.86%) Windows Server 2008
6 2 (1.43%) Windows 10
7 1 (0.71%) CentOS
7 1 (0.71%) Mac OS X
7 1 (0.71%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 1 (0.71%) Windows 7
7 1 (0.71%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 63 (45.00%) Project Management
2 44 (31.43%) Agile Software Development
3 37 (26.43%) Risk Management
4 36 (25.71%) PRINCE2
4 36 (25.71%) Waterfall
5 32 (22.86%) ITIL
6 30 (21.43%) SDLC
7 24 (17.14%) People Management
8 23 (16.43%) Configuration Management
8 23 (16.43%) Wealth Management
9 21 (15.00%) Stakeholder Management
10 17 (12.14%) Information Security
11 15 (10.71%) Supplier Management
12 14 (10.00%) PRINCE
12 14 (10.00%) Service Management
13 13 (9.29%) Programme Management
14 12 (8.57%) Analytics
15 11 (7.86%) Business Intelligence
15 11 (7.86%) Release Management
15 11 (7.86%) Service Delivery
Programming Languages
1 23 (16.43%) SQL
2 13 (9.29%) C#
3 10 (7.14%) Java
4 7 (5.00%) Python
5 5 (3.57%) JavaScript
5 5 (3.57%) PowerShell
6 4 (2.86%) PHP
6 4 (2.86%) R
6 4 (2.86%) Ruby
7 3 (2.14%) C
8 1 (0.71%) COBOL
8 1 (0.71%) Delphi
8 1 (0.71%) T-SQL
8 1 (0.71%) VB.NET
8 1 (0.71%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 29 (20.71%) PMI Certification
2 14 (10.00%) PMP
3 12 (8.57%) Cisco Certification
4 8 (5.71%) APMG
4 8 (5.71%) CCNA
5 7 (5.00%) Degree
6 6 (4.29%) Microsoft Certification
7 5 (3.57%) CCNP
8 4 (2.86%) CCIE
8 4 (2.86%) MCP
8 4 (2.86%) MCSA
8 4 (2.86%) MCSE
8 4 (2.86%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
9 3 (2.14%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
9 3 (2.14%) NVQ Level 4
10 2 (1.43%) CCENT
10 2 (1.43%) MCITP
10 2 (1.43%) PgMP
10 2 (1.43%) SC Cleared
10 2 (1.43%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (7.14%) SLA
2 9 (6.43%) PMO
3 8 (5.71%) PMBOK
4 7 (5.00%) QA
5 6 (4.29%) Data Quality
6 4 (2.86%) ISO/IEC 27001
6 4 (2.86%) PCI DSS
7 3 (2.14%) GDPR
7 3 (2.14%) P3O
System Software
1 10 (7.14%) Active Directory
2 4 (2.86%) VMware Infrastructure
3 3 (2.14%) vSphere
4 2 (1.43%) Hyper-V
5 1 (0.71%) VMware ESXi
5 1 (0.71%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 4 (2.86%) Cisco CUCM
2 3 (2.14%) EMC NetWorker
2 3 (2.14%) Failover Clustering
2 3 (2.14%) HP Quality Center
2 3 (2.14%) Perfmon
3 2 (1.43%) TeamSite
4 1 (0.71%) CFEngine
4 1 (0.71%) Opscode Chef
4 1 (0.71%) Puppet
Vendors
1 20 (14.29%) Microsoft
2 16 (11.43%) Cisco
3 10 (7.14%) Juniper
3 10 (7.14%) VMware
4 6 (4.29%) Brocade
4 6 (4.29%) Ericsson
4 6 (4.29%) Foundry
4 6 (4.29%) HP
4 6 (4.29%) Redback
4 6 (4.29%) Riverbed
5 4 (2.86%) Citrix
5 4 (2.86%) F5
5 4 (2.86%) Oracle
5 4 (2.86%) Veeam
6 3 (2.14%) Cognos
6 3 (2.14%) EMC
6 3 (2.14%) Openreach
6 3 (2.14%) SAP
6 3 (2.14%) Xerox
7 2 (1.43%) Dell