Period
to 20 August 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in the North West with a requirement for Change Management skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited Change Management over the 6 months to 20 August 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Change Management
England > North West
6 months to
20 Aug 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 106 133 69
Rank change year-on-year +27 -64 +25
Permanent jobs citing Change Management 361 315 454
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the North West 2.98% 2.40% 3.92%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 3.26% 2.63% 4.34%
Number of salaries quoted 253 205 354
North West median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - -10.00% +17.65%
10th Percentile £22,500 £29,900 £32,000
90th Percentile £70,750 £67,500 £68,925
England median annual salary £55,000 £52,500 £50,000
% change year-on-year +4.76% +5.00% -

Change Management 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 11,066 11,971 10,455
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the North West 91.33% 91.30% 90.28%
Number of salaries quoted 8,893 9,652 8,746
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 Management
Job Vacancy Trend in the North West

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

Job vacancy trend for Change Management in the North West

Change Management
Salary Trend in the North West

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

Salary trend for Change Management in the North West

Change Management
Salary Histogram in the North West

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Change Management in the North West over the 6 months to 20 August 2018.

Salary histogram for Change Management in the North West

Change Management
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 Management within the North West region over the 6 months to 20 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
Manchester +10 137 £45,000 +2.86% 26
Cheshire +26 131 £42,500 -5.56% 11
Merseyside +22 40 £50,000 +11.11% 2
Lancashire +19 37 £42,500 +6.25% 3
Cumbria +7 11 £50,000 -10.71%
Change Management
England

For the 6 months to 20 August 2018, IT jobs citing Change Management 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 Management.

1 165 (45.71%) ITIL
2 99 (27.42%) Project Management
3 98 (27.15%) Agile Software Development
4 96 (26.59%) Problem Management
5 94 (26.04%) Service Management
6 88 (24.38%) Incident Management
7 79 (21.88%) Cisco
8 78 (21.61%) Finance
9 68 (18.84%) Microsoft
9 68 (18.84%) SQL
10 61 (16.90%) PRINCE2
11 60 (16.62%) Degree
12 59 (16.34%) Windows
13 57 (15.79%) Firewall
14 53 (14.68%) Analytical Skills
15 52 (14.40%) Telecoms
15 52 (14.40%) Knowledge Management
16 51 (14.13%) Statistics
16 51 (14.13%) Stakeholder Management
16 51 (14.13%) Banking
17 50 (13.85%) Network+ Certification
17 50 (13.85%) Risk Management
17 50 (13.85%) Fortinet
18 49 (13.57%) Problem-Solving
19 45 (12.47%) Huawei
20 44 (12.19%) Business Continuity
20 44 (12.19%) Cisco Certification
21 43 (11.91%) ITIL V3
22 37 (10.25%) Service Delivery
23 34 (9.42%) VMware

Change Management
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 25 (6.93%) SharePoint
2 18 (4.99%) MS Exchange
3 16 (4.43%) Skype for Business
4 12 (3.32%) SharePoint Server
5 11 (3.05%) Exchange Server 2007
6 6 (1.66%) Apache
6 6 (1.66%) Exchange Server 2013
6 6 (1.66%) JBoss
7 5 (1.39%) Confluence
7 5 (1.39%) Exchange Server 2010
7 5 (1.39%) Tomcat
8 3 (0.83%) Apache Spark
9 2 (0.55%) CMS
9 2 (0.55%) Elasticsearch
9 2 (0.55%) IIS
9 2 (0.55%) nginx
10 1 (0.28%) SharePoint 2010
Applications
1 27 (7.48%) Microsoft Office
2 20 (5.54%) Microsoft PowerPoint
2 20 (5.54%) MS Visio
3 11 (3.05%) Microsoft Excel
4 4 (1.11%) Microsoft Project
Business Applications
1 12 (3.32%) Dynamics CRM
2 7 (1.94%) SAP BPC
3 3 (0.83%) SAP ERP
4 2 (0.55%) Elite 3E
5 1 (0.28%) BPCS
5 1 (0.28%) Dynamics AX
5 1 (0.28%) Dynamics NAV
5 1 (0.28%) NetSuite
5 1 (0.28%) Oracle Applications
5 1 (0.28%) Oracle EBS
5 1 (0.28%) Oracle HRMS
5 1 (0.28%) Oracle iProcurement
5 1 (0.28%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
5 1 (0.28%) Remedy ITSM
5 1 (0.28%) SAP CRM
Cloud Services
1 32 (8.86%) Office 365
2 22 (6.09%) Microsoft Azure
3 13 (3.60%) IaaS
4 6 (1.66%) Amazon AWS
5 4 (1.11%) PaaS
6 3 (0.83%) Cloud Computing
7 2 (0.55%) Amazon EC2
7 2 (0.55%) Amazon EMR
7 2 (0.55%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 57 (15.79%) Firewall
2 28 (7.76%) WAN
3 27 (7.48%) LAN
4 25 (6.93%) TCP/IP
5 23 (6.37%) VPN
6 22 (6.09%) Network Security
7 21 (5.82%) SAN
8 20 (5.54%) VoIP
9 14 (3.88%) Cisco ASA
9 14 (3.88%) Cisco IOS
9 14 (3.88%) Cisco ISE
9 14 (3.88%) Cisco Wireless
9 14 (3.88%) Skype
9 14 (3.88%) Wireless
10 13 (3.60%) MPLS
10 13 (3.60%) SSL
11 11 (3.05%) Cisco Nexus
11 11 (3.05%) Intrusion Detection
11 11 (3.05%) IPsec
11 11 (3.05%) VLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 31 (8.59%) Data Warehouse
2 24 (6.65%) SQL Server
3 20 (5.54%) MySQL
4 19 (5.26%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 18 (4.99%) Relational Database
6 17 (4.71%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 13 (3.60%) OLAP
7 13 (3.60%) OLTP
8 10 (2.77%) SQL Server 2008
9 6 (1.66%) PostgreSQL
10 5 (1.39%) MongoDB
10 5 (1.39%) NoSQL
11 4 (1.11%) Big Data
12 3 (0.83%) Hadoop
12 3 (0.83%) SQL Server Analysis Services
13 2 (0.55%) Amazon Athena
13 2 (0.55%) Amazon Redshift
13 2 (0.55%) Flink
13 2 (0.55%) SQL Server 2012
14 1 (0.28%) Power BI
Development Applications
1 22 (6.09%) JIRA
2 13 (3.60%) ERwin
3 10 (2.77%) Jenkins
4 5 (1.39%) CA Release Automation
4 5 (1.39%) Mercurial
5 4 (1.11%) Git (software)
6 3 (0.83%) Bitbucket
6 3 (0.83%) Visual Studio
7 2 (0.55%) Jasmine
7 2 (0.55%) Sonatype Nexus
8 1 (0.28%) Gradle
8 1 (0.28%) Hudson
8 1 (0.28%) MSI
8 1 (0.28%) Octopus Deploy
8 1 (0.28%) Subversion
General
1 78 (21.61%) Finance
2 52 (14.40%) Telecoms
3 51 (14.13%) Banking
4 28 (7.76%) Law
5 25 (6.93%) Investment Banking
6 15 (4.16%) Legal
6 15 (4.16%) Retail
7 9 (2.49%) Marketing
8 6 (1.66%) Manufacturing
9 5 (1.39%) Billing
10 4 (1.11%) Advertising
11 2 (0.55%) Back Office
11 2 (0.55%) Pharmaceutical
11 2 (0.55%) Publishing
12 1 (0.28%) Front Office
12 1 (0.28%) Games
12 1 (0.28%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 123 (34.07%) Analyst
2 65 (18.01%) Service Analyst
3 54 (14.96%) Service Desk Analyst
4 39 (10.80%) IT Manager
5 32 (8.86%) Business Analyst
6 30 (8.31%) Project Manager
7 27 (7.48%) 1st Line Service Desk Analyst
8 25 (6.93%) Technical Manager
9 21 (5.82%) IT Analyst
9 21 (5.82%) Telecoms Analyst
10 20 (5.54%) Service Manager
11 19 (5.26%) Network Engineer
11 19 (5.26%) Security Engineer
12 18 (4.99%) Architect
13 17 (4.71%) Data Architect
13 17 (4.71%) Developer
13 17 (4.71%) IT Project Manager
14 16 (4.43%) Senior Network Engineer
15 15 (4.16%) Server Analyst
16 14 (3.88%) Project Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (2.22%) Web Services
2 6 (1.66%) JSON
3 5 (1.39%) .NET
3 5 (1.39%) Ajax
3 5 (1.39%) Django
4 4 (1.11%) Kafka
4 4 (1.11%) Velocity
5 3 (0.83%) Elastic Stack
5 3 (0.83%) HTML
5 3 (0.83%) Middleware
5 3 (0.83%) React
6 2 (0.55%) AngularJS
6 2 (0.55%) Java EE
6 2 (0.55%) Jest
6 2 (0.55%) jQuery
6 2 (0.55%) MDX
6 2 (0.55%) Spark Streaming
6 2 (0.55%) Spring
6 2 (0.55%) Spring Boot
6 2 (0.55%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 53 (14.68%) Analytical Skills
2 15 (4.16%) Hybrid Cloud
3 14 (3.88%) Computer Science
3 14 (3.88%) Management Information System
4 12 (3.32%) Self-Motivation
4 12 (3.32%) User Experience
5 9 (2.49%) Smart Meter
5 9 (2.49%) Virtual Team
6 7 (1.94%) Data Centre
7 6 (1.66%) Mobile App
8 5 (1.39%) Clustering
8 5 (1.39%) Fintech
8 5 (1.39%) PMI
9 4 (1.11%) Private Cloud
10 3 (0.83%) Greenfield Project
10 3 (0.83%) SCADA
11 2 (0.55%) Internet of Things
11 2 (0.55%) Life Science
11 2 (0.55%) Replication
11 2 (0.55%) Wiki
Operating Systems
1 59 (16.34%) Windows
2 31 (8.59%) Linux
3 24 (6.65%) Windows Server
4 17 (4.71%) Windows Server 2008
5 13 (3.60%) Unix
6 11 (3.05%) Android
6 11 (3.05%) Apple iOS
7 7 (1.94%) Windows Server 2012
8 2 (0.55%) AIX
8 2 (0.55%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 2 (0.55%) Solaris
9 1 (0.28%) CentOS
9 1 (0.28%) Mac OS
9 1 (0.28%) Windows Vista
9 1 (0.28%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 165 (45.71%) ITIL
2 99 (27.42%) Project Management
3 98 (27.15%) Agile Software Development
4 96 (26.59%) Problem Management
5 94 (26.04%) Service Management
6 88 (24.38%) Incident Management
7 61 (16.90%) PRINCE2
8 52 (14.40%) Knowledge Management
9 51 (14.13%) Stakeholder Management
9 51 (14.13%) Statistics
10 50 (13.85%) Risk Management
11 49 (13.57%) Problem-Solving
12 44 (12.19%) Business Continuity
13 43 (11.91%) ITIL V3
14 37 (10.25%) Service Delivery
15 34 (9.42%) Business Analysis
16 31 (8.59%) Disaster Recovery
16 31 (8.59%) Migration
16 31 (8.59%) Waterfall
17 30 (8.31%) Scrum
Programming Languages
1 68 (18.84%) SQL
2 23 (6.37%) Java
3 16 (4.43%) Python
4 10 (2.77%) JavaScript
5 5 (1.39%) PowerShell
5 5 (1.39%) Shell Script
5 5 (1.39%) T-SQL
6 4 (1.11%) C
6 4 (1.11%) Perl
7 3 (0.83%) C#
7 3 (0.83%) PHP
8 2 (0.55%) Bash Shell
8 2 (0.55%) Data Analysis Expressions (DAX)
8 2 (0.55%) ES6
8 2 (0.55%) Scala
9 1 (0.28%) C++
9 1 (0.28%) Objective-C
9 1 (0.28%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 60 (16.62%) Degree
2 50 (13.85%) Network+ Certification
3 44 (12.19%) Cisco Certification
4 31 (8.59%) CCNA
5 16 (4.43%) CCNP
6 12 (3.32%) Microsoft Certification
6 12 (3.32%) PMP
7 11 (3.05%) CCDP
7 11 (3.05%) CISSP
7 11 (3.05%) HNC
8 9 (2.49%) ITIL Certification
8 9 (2.49%) PMI Certification
8 9 (2.49%) PRINCE2 Certification
9 8 (2.22%) Security Cleared
10 6 (1.66%) TOGAF Certification
11 5 (1.39%) CIMA
11 5 (1.39%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
12 4 (1.11%) Computer Science Degree
13 3 (0.83%) SC Cleared
14 2 (0.55%) MBA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 21 (5.82%) SLA
2 18 (4.99%) PMO
3 17 (4.71%) QA
4 11 (3.05%) GDPR
5 9 (2.49%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 9 (2.49%) PCI DSS
6 5 (1.39%) Data Quality
7 1 (0.28%) ISAE 3402
7 1 (0.28%) P3O
System Software
1 32 (8.86%) Active Directory
2 27 (7.48%) VMware Infrastructure
3 15 (4.16%) Firmware
3 15 (4.16%) Virtual Servers
4 10 (2.77%) Virtual Machines
5 6 (1.66%) Hyper-V
6 4 (1.11%) Microsoft App-V
7 3 (0.83%) XenApp
8 2 (0.55%) Docker
8 2 (0.55%) vSphere
9 1 (0.28%) Apache Flume
9 1 (0.28%) HDFS
9 1 (0.28%) pfSense
9 1 (0.28%) ProxySG
9 1 (0.28%) Terminal Services
Systems Management
1 12 (3.32%) Cisco CUCM
1 12 (3.32%) Cisco UCCX
1 12 (3.32%) SCCM
2 11 (3.05%) Nessus
2 11 (3.05%) TrustSec
3 10 (2.77%) SCVMM
4 6 (1.66%) BladeLogic
5 4 (1.11%) Ansible
6 3 (0.83%) CA Wily
6 3 (0.83%) Failover Clustering
7 2 (0.55%) Kibana
7 2 (0.55%) logstash
7 2 (0.55%) Nagios
7 2 (0.55%) NetBackup
7 2 (0.55%) Opscode Chef
7 2 (0.55%) SCOM
8 1 (0.28%) AirWatch
8 1 (0.28%) Docker Swarm
8 1 (0.28%) Rundeck
8 1 (0.28%) WSUS
Vendors
1 79 (21.88%) Cisco
2 68 (18.84%) Microsoft
3 50 (13.85%) Fortinet
4 45 (12.47%) Huawei
5 34 (9.42%) VMware
6 23 (6.37%) SAP
7 14 (3.88%) Citrix
7 14 (3.88%) Oracle
8 9 (2.49%) Sun
9 7 (1.94%) ServiceNow
10 6 (1.66%) Lumension
10 6 (1.66%) Symantec
11 5 (1.39%) Juniper
11 5 (1.39%) Tableau
12 4 (1.11%) Capita
12 4 (1.11%) CheckPoint
12 4 (1.11%) Salesforce.com
13 3 (0.83%) IronPort
13 3 (0.83%) JD Edwards
13 3 (0.83%) Siemens