Period
to 22 February 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 22 February 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Change Control
England > North West
6 months to
22 Feb 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 219 294 209
Rank change year-on-year +75 -85 -16
Permanent jobs citing Change Control 153 76 144
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the North West 1.20% 0.61% 1.20%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.31% 0.68% 1.36%
Number of salaries quoted 101 51 110
North West median annual salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,750
Median salary % change year-on-year - +4.29% -9.44%
10th Percentile £27,000 £27,500 £28,975
90th Percentile £67,500 £65,000 £65,000
England median annual salary £48,500 £47,500 £48,000
% change year-on-year +2.11% -1.04% +2.13%

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 11,638 11,195 10,618
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the North West 90.96% 90.46% 88.79%
Number of salaries quoted 9,327 9,334 8,812
North West median annual salary £45,000 £40,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +12.50% - -
10th Percentile £27,261 £26,000 £24,750
90th Percentile £66,250 £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 February 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 22 February 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
Manchester +49 64 £39,750 -8.09% 4
Cheshire -18 61 £52,500 +51.08% 7
Merseyside +20 14 £55,500 +29.07% 1
Lancashire +11 10 £31,250 +0.81% 4
Cumbria -6 4 £27,500 -
Change Control
England

For the 6 months to 22 February 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 76 (49.67%) Project Management
2 75 (49.02%) Finance
3 50 (32.68%) Risk Management
4 43 (28.10%) PRINCE2
4 43 (28.10%) Agile Software Development
4 43 (28.10%) Banking
5 37 (24.18%) Microsoft
6 33 (21.57%) SDLC
7 32 (20.92%) ITIL
8 31 (20.26%) SQL
8 31 (20.26%) Stakeholder Management
8 31 (20.26%) Waterfall
9 30 (19.61%) Investment Banking
9 30 (19.61%) Wealth Management
9 30 (19.61%) Configuration Management
10 29 (18.95%) PMI Certification
10 29 (18.95%) Law
11 28 (18.30%) Windows
12 27 (17.65%) People Management
13 25 (16.34%) PMI
14 24 (15.69%) SQL Server
15 22 (14.38%) Service Management
15 22 (14.38%) PMO
16 21 (13.73%) Analytical Skills
17 20 (13.07%) Windows Server
17 20 (13.07%) Microsoft Office
18 18 (11.76%) SharePoint
19 17 (11.11%) .NET
19 17 (11.11%) C#
19 17 (11.11%) Active Directory

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 18 (11.76%) SharePoint
2 8 (5.23%) IIS
2 8 (5.23%) MS Exchange
3 4 (2.61%) SAS
4 3 (1.96%) BizTalk Server
4 3 (1.96%) SharePoint Server
5 2 (1.31%) CMS
5 2 (1.31%) Exchange Server 2010
5 2 (1.31%) SharePoint 2013
5 2 (1.31%) Sitecore CMS
6 1 (0.65%) Confluence
6 1 (0.65%) GlassFish
6 1 (0.65%) JBoss
6 1 (0.65%) Skype for Business
6 1 (0.65%) Tomcat
Applications
1 20 (13.07%) Microsoft Office
2 12 (7.84%) Microsoft Excel
3 10 (6.54%) Microsoft PowerPoint
3 10 (6.54%) Microsoft Project
4 3 (1.96%) Spreadsheet
5 2 (1.31%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 8 (5.23%) Elite 3E
2 7 (4.58%) Workfront
3 5 (3.27%) Dynamics CRM
4 1 (0.65%) Fredhopper
4 1 (0.65%) Magento
4 1 (0.65%) Oracle Applications
4 1 (0.65%) Oracle EBS
4 1 (0.65%) Primavera
4 1 (0.65%) Visualfiles
Cloud Services
1 10 (6.54%) Office 365
2 5 (3.27%) Dynamics 365
3 2 (1.31%) Amazon AWS
4 1 (0.65%) Akamai
4 1 (0.65%) Google Analytics
4 1 (0.65%) OpenShift
4 1 (0.65%) Sage Pay
Communications & Networking
1 16 (10.46%) TCP/IP
2 7 (4.58%) BGP
2 7 (4.58%) Ethernet
2 7 (4.58%) ICMP
2 7 (4.58%) OSPF
2 7 (4.58%) WAN
3 5 (3.27%) LAN
3 5 (3.27%) VoIP
4 4 (2.61%) Firewall
4 4 (2.61%) MPLS
4 4 (2.61%) SSL
5 3 (1.96%) Cisco IOS
5 3 (1.96%) DSL
5 3 (1.96%) Intranet
5 3 (1.96%) L2TP
5 3 (1.96%) SMS
5 3 (1.96%) TACACS
5 3 (1.96%) VLAN
6 2 (1.31%) DHCP
6 2 (1.31%) PBX
Database & Business Intelligence
1 24 (15.69%) SQL Server
2 14 (9.15%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 7 (4.58%) Power BI
4 6 (3.92%) Big Data
5 4 (2.61%) Hadoop
5 4 (2.61%) MongoDB
5 4 (2.61%) MySQL
6 3 (1.96%) Data Warehouse
6 3 (1.96%) SQL Server 2008
6 3 (1.96%) SQL Server 2014
7 2 (1.31%) QlikView
8 1 (0.65%) NoSQL
8 1 (0.65%) PostgreSQL
8 1 (0.65%) RDBMS
8 1 (0.65%) Relational Database
8 1 (0.65%) SQL Server 2016
8 1 (0.65%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 10 (6.54%) JIRA
2 5 (3.27%) Eclipse
3 2 (1.31%) Jenkins
4 1 (0.65%) Bitbucket
4 1 (0.65%) Git (software)
4 1 (0.65%) SonarQube
General
1 75 (49.02%) Finance
2 43 (28.10%) Banking
3 30 (19.61%) Investment Banking
4 29 (18.95%) Law
5 9 (5.88%) Legal
5 9 (5.88%) Retail
6 6 (3.92%) Telecoms
7 2 (1.31%) Financial Institution
8 1 (0.65%) Advertising
8 1 (0.65%) Corporate Banking
Job Titles
1 47 (30.72%) Project Manager
2 19 (12.42%) Analyst
3 16 (10.46%) Applications Support
4 14 (9.15%) Developer
5 9 (5.88%) Release Manager
6 8 (5.23%) Applications Manager
6 8 (5.23%) IT Manager
6 8 (5.23%) IT Project Manager
6 8 (5.23%) Support Analyst
7 7 (4.58%) Applications Developer
7 7 (4.58%) Infrastructure Manager
7 7 (4.58%) Infrastructure Project Manager
7 7 (4.58%) NOC Engineer
7 7 (4.58%) PMO Lead
8 6 (3.92%) Delivery Manager
8 6 (3.92%) Infrastructure Engineer
8 6 (3.92%) PMO Manager
8 6 (3.92%) Senior NOC Engineer
8 6 (3.92%) Senior Project Manager
8 6 (3.92%) Team Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 17 (11.11%) .NET
2 14 (9.15%) .NET Framework
3 6 (3.92%) Web Services
4 2 (1.31%) ASP.NET
4 2 (1.31%) ASP.NET MVC
4 2 (1.31%) CSS
4 2 (1.31%) HTML
4 2 (1.31%) jQuery
5 1 (0.65%) CGI
5 1 (0.65%) Django
5 1 (0.65%) Entity Framework
5 1 (0.65%) FIX Protocol
5 1 (0.65%) JSON
5 1 (0.65%) Oracle Fusion
5 1 (0.65%) RESTful
Miscellaneous
1 25 (16.34%) PMI
2 21 (13.73%) Analytical Skills
3 10 (6.54%) Management Information System
4 8 (5.23%) Virtual Team
5 5 (3.27%) Computer Science
5 5 (3.27%) Data Centre
6 4 (2.61%) Enterprise Software
6 4 (2.61%) User Experience
7 3 (1.96%) Video Conferencing
8 2 (1.31%) Driving Licence
8 2 (1.31%) NHS
8 2 (1.31%) Replication
9 1 (0.65%) Analytical Mindset
9 1 (0.65%) Greenfield Project
Operating Systems
1 28 (18.30%) Windows
2 20 (13.07%) Windows Server
3 16 (10.46%) Linux
4 11 (7.19%) Unix
5 5 (3.27%) Mac OS X
6 3 (1.96%) CentOS
6 3 (1.96%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 2 (1.31%) Windows Server 2008
8 1 (0.65%) Android
8 1 (0.65%) Ubuntu
8 1 (0.65%) Windows 10
8 1 (0.65%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 76 (49.67%) Project Management
2 50 (32.68%) Risk Management
3 43 (28.10%) Agile Software Development
3 43 (28.10%) PRINCE2
4 33 (21.57%) SDLC
5 32 (20.92%) ITIL
6 31 (20.26%) Stakeholder Management
6 31 (20.26%) Waterfall
7 30 (19.61%) Configuration Management
7 30 (19.61%) Wealth Management
8 27 (17.65%) People Management
9 22 (14.38%) Service Management
10 17 (11.11%) Information Security
11 16 (10.46%) PRINCE
11 16 (10.46%) Supplier Management
12 14 (9.15%) Business Intelligence
12 14 (9.15%) E-Commerce
13 13 (8.50%) CRM
13 13 (8.50%) Programme Management
14 11 (7.19%) Release Management
Programming Languages
1 31 (20.26%) SQL
2 17 (11.11%) C#
3 9 (5.88%) T-SQL
4 7 (4.58%) JavaScript
4 7 (4.58%) VBA
5 4 (2.61%) R
6 3 (1.96%) Java
6 3 (1.96%) PowerShell
7 2 (1.31%) Python
8 1 (0.65%) C
8 1 (0.65%) Groovy
8 1 (0.65%) Perl
8 1 (0.65%) VB.NET
8 1 (0.65%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 29 (18.95%) PMI Certification
2 14 (9.15%) Degree
3 12 (7.84%) PMP
4 11 (7.19%) Cisco Certification
4 11 (7.19%) Microsoft Certification
5 9 (5.88%) CCNA
5 9 (5.88%) MCP
5 9 (5.88%) MCSA
5 9 (5.88%) MCSE
6 8 (5.23%) APMG
7 6 (3.92%) SC Cleared
7 6 (3.92%) Security Cleared
8 5 (3.27%) HNC
9 4 (2.61%) CCNP
10 3 (1.96%) NVQ Level 4
11 2 (1.31%) CCIE
11 2 (1.31%) CIMA
11 2 (1.31%) MCITP
11 2 (1.31%) PgMP
11 2 (1.31%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 22 (14.38%) PMO
2 8 (5.23%) PMBOK
3 5 (3.27%) SLA
4 3 (1.96%) Data Quality
4 3 (1.96%) P3O
5 2 (1.31%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 2 (1.31%) PCI DSS
6 1 (0.65%) QA
System Software
1 17 (11.11%) Active Directory
2 6 (3.92%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (1.31%) Docker
3 2 (1.31%) Hyper-V
3 2 (1.31%) VMware ESXi
4 1 (0.65%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 3 (1.96%) Opscode Chef
2 2 (1.31%) Cisco CUCM
2 2 (1.31%) Puppet
2 2 (1.31%) TeamSite
3 1 (0.65%) CFEngine
3 1 (0.65%) SCCM
Vendors
1 37 (24.18%) Microsoft
2 14 (9.15%) Cisco
3 10 (6.54%) VMware
4 9 (5.88%) Juniper
5 8 (5.23%) Oracle
6 7 (4.58%) Brocade
6 7 (4.58%) Ericsson
6 7 (4.58%) Foundry
6 7 (4.58%) Intapp
6 7 (4.58%) Redback
6 7 (4.58%) Reuters
6 7 (4.58%) SAP
7 5 (3.27%) Salesforce.com
8 4 (2.61%) Red Hat
8 4 (2.61%) Riverbed
9 3 (1.96%) Apple
9 3 (1.96%) HP
9 3 (1.96%) Openreach
10 2 (1.31%) Cognos
10 2 (1.31%) GoldenSource