Period
to 18 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 18 October 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Change Control
England > North West
6 months to
18 Oct 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 227 233 199
Rank change year-on-year +6 -34 +19
Permanent jobs citing Change Control 141 125 184
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the North West 1.10% 1.03% 1.41%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.23% 1.15% 1.57%
Number of salaries quoted 86 98 147
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 £49,500
% change year-on-year -5.26% -4.04% +6.45%

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 11451 10880 11734
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the North West 89.64% 89.25% 89.69%
Number of salaries quoted 9099 9100 9619
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 £24,950
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 18 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 18 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 -19 76 £44,000 -7.37% 9
Cheshire 0 37 £54,000 +44.00% 2
Merseyside +19 20 £42,500 -20.93%
Lancashire -2 6 £30,000 -40.00% 2
Cumbria -5 1 - -
Change Control
England

For the 6 months to 18 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 54 (38.30%) Finance
2 50 (35.46%) Project Management
3 41 (29.08%) Agile Software Development
4 39 (27.66%) ITIL
5 35 (24.82%) Risk Management
6 32 (22.70%) Waterfall
7 29 (20.57%) PRINCE2
8 28 (19.86%) Windows
9 26 (18.44%) Banking
10 23 (16.31%) Configuration Management
10 23 (16.31%) PMI Certification
11 21 (14.89%) Stakeholder Management
12 20 (14.18%) SQL Server
13 18 (12.77%) SQL
13 18 (12.77%) TCP/IP
13 18 (12.77%) PMI
13 18 (12.77%) SDLC
14 17 (12.06%) Microsoft
15 16 (11.35%) Cisco
15 16 (11.35%) Active Directory
15 16 (11.35%) Investment Banking
15 16 (11.35%) Wealth Management
15 16 (11.35%) Analytical Skills
15 16 (11.35%) Windows Server
16 15 (10.64%) Root Cause Analysis
16 15 (10.64%) Law
16 15 (10.64%) MS Exchange
16 15 (10.64%) Disaster Recovery
17 14 (9.93%) PMP
17 14 (9.93%) WAN

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 (10.64%) MS Exchange
2 9 (6.38%) SharePoint
3 4 (2.84%) Exchange Server 2010
4 3 (2.13%) BizTalk Server
4 3 (2.13%) SAS
4 3 (2.13%) SharePoint Server
5 2 (1.42%) IIS
5 2 (1.42%) SharePoint 2013
6 1 (0.71%) Apache
6 1 (0.71%) CMS
6 1 (0.71%) Oracle Service Bus
Applications
1 13 (9.22%) Microsoft Office
2 3 (2.13%) Microsoft Excel
3 1 (0.71%) Microsoft PowerPoint
3 1 (0.71%) MS Visio
3 1 (0.71%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 1 (0.71%) Dynamics CRM
1 1 (0.71%) Oracle EBS
1 1 (0.71%) Oracle EBS R12
1 1 (0.71%) Siebel CRM
1 1 (0.71%) Visualfiles
Cloud Services
1 7 (4.96%) Office 365
2 4 (2.84%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (0.71%) Force.com
3 1 (0.71%) OneDrive
3 1 (0.71%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 18 (12.77%) TCP/IP
2 14 (9.93%) WAN
3 8 (5.67%) NetScaler
3 8 (5.67%) Unified Communications
4 5 (3.55%) VoIP
5 4 (2.84%) DHCP
5 4 (2.84%) DNS
6 3 (2.13%) BGP
6 3 (2.13%) DSL
6 3 (2.13%) Ethernet
6 3 (2.13%) ICMP
6 3 (2.13%) Intranet
6 3 (2.13%) L2TP
6 3 (2.13%) LAN
6 3 (2.13%) OSPF
6 3 (2.13%) SMS
6 3 (2.13%) SSL
6 3 (2.13%) TACACS
6 3 (2.13%) VLAN
7 2 (1.42%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 20 (14.18%) SQL Server
2 8 (5.67%) Data Warehouse
3 7 (4.96%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 5 (3.55%) Hadoop
4 5 (3.55%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 4 (2.84%) DTS
5 4 (2.84%) Microsoft Analysis Services
5 4 (2.84%) MongoDB
5 4 (2.84%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 3 (2.13%) Power BI
6 3 (2.13%) QlikView
7 2 (1.42%) MySQL
7 2 (1.42%) Oracle Database
7 2 (1.42%) SQL Server 2008
7 2 (1.42%) SQL Server 2014
8 1 (0.71%) Big Data
8 1 (0.71%) NoSQL
8 1 (0.71%) Oracle Database 11g
8 1 (0.71%) RDBMS
8 1 (0.71%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 7 (4.96%) Visual Studio
2 4 (2.84%) JUnit
2 4 (2.84%) Maven
2 4 (2.84%) Team Foundation Server
3 3 (2.13%) JMeter
3 3 (2.13%) LoadRunner
4 1 (0.71%) Eclipse
4 1 (0.71%) Git (software)
General
1 54 (38.30%) Finance
2 26 (18.44%) Banking
3 16 (11.35%) Investment Banking
4 15 (10.64%) Law
5 9 (6.38%) Retail
6 5 (3.55%) Telecoms
7 3 (2.13%) Corporate Banking
7 3 (2.13%) Legal
7 3 (2.13%) Military
8 1 (0.71%) Financial Institution
8 1 (0.71%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 39 (27.66%) Project Manager
2 23 (16.31%) Analyst
3 22 (15.60%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 15 (10.64%) Developer
4 15 (10.64%) IT Manager
5 13 (9.22%) IT Project Manager
6 11 (7.80%) Senior Manager
7 9 (6.38%) Network Engineer
8 8 (5.67%) Business Analyst
8 8 (5.67%) Network Communications Engineer
8 8 (5.67%) Network Infrastructure Engineer
8 8 (5.67%) Senior Project Manager
9 7 (4.96%) Backup Engineer
9 7 (4.96%) Backup Infrastructure Engineer
9 7 (4.96%) DBA
9 7 (4.96%) Delivery Manager
10 6 (4.26%) Administrator
10 6 (4.26%) Business IT Analyst
10 6 (4.26%) Cisco Network Engineer
10 6 (4.26%) IT Business Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (7.80%) .NET
2 9 (6.38%) HTML
3 6 (4.26%) CSS
4 5 (3.55%) jQuery
5 4 (2.84%) Hibernate
5 4 (2.84%) Spring
6 3 (2.13%) HTML5
7 2 (1.42%) .NET Framework
7 2 (1.42%) Web Services
8 1 (0.71%) ASP.NET
8 1 (0.71%) ASP.NET MVC
8 1 (0.71%) Entity Framework
8 1 (0.71%) FIX Protocol
8 1 (0.71%) Middleware
8 1 (0.71%) Visualforce
8 1 (0.71%) WebCenter
Miscellaneous
1 18 (12.77%) PMI
2 16 (11.35%) Analytical Skills
3 9 (6.38%) User Experience
3 9 (6.38%) Virtual Team
4 8 (5.67%) Video Conferencing
5 5 (3.55%) Data Centre
5 5 (3.55%) Management Information System
6 4 (2.84%) Driving Licence
6 4 (2.84%) Replication
7 3 (2.13%) Computer Science
7 3 (2.13%) NHS
8 2 (1.42%) Blackberry
8 2 (1.42%) Contactless
8 2 (1.42%) Mobile App
9 1 (0.71%) iPad
9 1 (0.71%) Life Science
9 1 (0.71%) Mainframe
9 1 (0.71%) Public Cloud
Operating Systems
1 28 (19.86%) Windows
2 16 (11.35%) Windows Server
3 8 (5.67%) Linux
4 6 (4.26%) Unix
5 4 (2.84%) Windows Server 2008
6 1 (0.71%) Android
6 1 (0.71%) Apple iOS
6 1 (0.71%) CentOS
6 1 (0.71%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 1 (0.71%) Windows 10
6 1 (0.71%) Windows 7
6 1 (0.71%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 50 (35.46%) Project Management
2 41 (29.08%) Agile Software Development
3 39 (27.66%) ITIL
4 35 (24.82%) Risk Management
5 32 (22.70%) Waterfall
6 29 (20.57%) PRINCE2
7 23 (16.31%) Configuration Management
8 21 (14.89%) Stakeholder Management
9 18 (12.77%) SDLC
10 16 (11.35%) Wealth Management
11 15 (10.64%) Disaster Recovery
11 15 (10.64%) Root Cause Analysis
12 13 (9.22%) People Management
12 13 (9.22%) Programme Management
12 13 (9.22%) Service Management
13 12 (8.51%) Analytics
13 12 (8.51%) Business Intelligence
13 12 (8.51%) Programme Governance
14 11 (7.80%) Information Security
14 11 (7.80%) Scrum
Programming Languages
1 18 (12.77%) SQL
2 10 (7.09%) Java
3 8 (5.67%) C#
4 7 (4.96%) Python
5 5 (3.55%) JavaScript
5 5 (3.55%) PHP
5 5 (3.55%) PowerShell
6 4 (2.84%) C
6 4 (2.84%) Ruby
7 3 (2.13%) R
8 1 (0.71%) Apex Code
8 1 (0.71%) Apple Swift
8 1 (0.71%) COBOL
8 1 (0.71%) Delphi
8 1 (0.71%) Objective-C
8 1 (0.71%) Shell Script
8 1 (0.71%) T-SQL
8 1 (0.71%) VB.NET
8 1 (0.71%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 23 (16.31%) PMI Certification
2 14 (9.93%) PMP
3 13 (9.22%) Cisco Certification
4 11 (7.80%) Degree
5 9 (6.38%) APMG
5 9 (6.38%) CCNP
5 9 (6.38%) Microsoft Certification
6 8 (5.67%) CCIE
6 8 (5.67%) MCP
6 8 (5.67%) MCSA
6 8 (5.67%) MCSE
7 7 (4.96%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
8 5 (3.55%) CCNA
8 5 (3.55%) PgMP
9 4 (2.84%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
10 3 (2.13%) SC Cleared
10 3 (2.13%) Security Cleared
11 2 (1.42%) CCENT
11 2 (1.42%) CISM
11 2 (1.42%) NVQ Level 4
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (7.80%) SLA
2 9 (6.38%) PMBOK
2 9 (6.38%) PMO
3 7 (4.96%) Data Quality
3 7 (4.96%) QA
4 4 (2.84%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 4 (2.84%) PCI DSS
5 3 (2.13%) GDPR
5 3 (2.13%) P3O
System Software
1 16 (11.35%) Active Directory
2 7 (4.96%) vSphere
3 2 (1.42%) VMware Infrastructure
4 1 (0.71%) Hyper-V
4 1 (0.71%) Oracle RAC
4 1 (0.71%) VMware ESXi
4 1 (0.71%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 7 (4.96%) EMC NetWorker
2 6 (4.26%) Cisco CUCM
3 4 (2.84%) Failover Clustering
3 4 (2.84%) Perfmon
4 3 (2.13%) HP Quality Center
5 2 (1.42%) Opscode Chef
5 2 (1.42%) Puppet
5 2 (1.42%) SCCM
5 2 (1.42%) TeamSite
6 1 (0.71%) Ansible
6 1 (0.71%) CFEngine
6 1 (0.71%) Data Guard
6 1 (0.71%) Oracle Identity Management
6 1 (0.71%) Tivoli Identity Manager
Vendors
1 17 (12.06%) Microsoft
2 16 (11.35%) Cisco
3 11 (7.80%) Juniper
4 10 (7.09%) Riverbed
5 8 (5.67%) F5
5 8 (5.67%) VMware
6 7 (4.96%) EMC
6 7 (4.96%) Oracle
7 5 (3.55%) HP
8 4 (2.84%) Citrix
8 4 (2.84%) Veeam
9 3 (2.13%) Brocade
9 3 (2.13%) Cognos
9 3 (2.13%) Ericsson
9 3 (2.13%) Foundry
9 3 (2.13%) Openreach
9 3 (2.13%) Redback
9 3 (2.13%) SAP
9 3 (2.13%) Xerox
10 2 (1.42%) Dell