Period
to 21 November 2017

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 21 November 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Change Management
England > North West
6 months to
21 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 113 96 71
Rank change year-on-year -17 -25 +13
Permanent jobs citing Change Management 361 395 504
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the North West 2.71% 3.18% 3.89%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 3.01% 3.54% 4.35%
Number of salaries quoted 234 275 420
North West median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - +5.88% +6.25%
10th Percentile £32,500 £30,600 £26,700
90th Percentile £67,050 £69,000 £63,075
England median annual salary £52,500 £51,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year +2.94% +2.00% -

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 11979 11171 11575
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the North West 89.86% 89.81% 89.44%
Number of salaries quoted 9526 9316 9573
North West median annual salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +6.25% - +1.27%
10th Percentile £26,250 £26,250 £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 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 21 November 2017.

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 21 November 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 -50 156 £45,000 -10.00% 18
Cheshire +28 142 £50,000 +45.86% 5
Merseyside -3 30 £41,500 -17.00% 1
Lancashire -18 21 £40,000 -
Cumbria +3 4 £60,000 +23.08% 1
Change Management
England

For the 6 months to 21 November 2017, IT jobs citing Change Management 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 Management.

1 118 (32.69%) Windows
2 111 (30.75%) ITIL
3 104 (28.81%) Finance
4 101 (27.98%) Agile Software Development
5 81 (22.44%) Analytical Skills
6 77 (21.33%) Project Management
7 64 (17.73%) Stakeholder Management
7 64 (17.73%) Microsoft
8 59 (16.34%) Linux
9 57 (15.79%) Active Directory
10 55 (15.24%) Degree
11 53 (14.68%) Release Management
12 50 (13.85%) Cisco
12 50 (13.85%) DNS
13 48 (13.30%) Windows Server
14 46 (12.74%) Service Management
15 44 (12.19%) Problem Management
16 42 (11.63%) Risk Management
16 42 (11.63%) DHCP
17 40 (11.08%) SQL
17 40 (11.08%) Service Delivery
18 38 (10.53%) Management Information System
19 37 (10.25%) Firewall
20 36 (9.97%) Data Centre
21 35 (9.70%) PRINCE2
22 34 (9.42%) C
22 34 (9.42%) Business Analysis
22 34 (9.42%) Banking
23 33 (9.14%) Incident Management
23 33 (9.14%) Security Cleared

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 11 (3.05%) MS Exchange
2 9 (2.49%) Confluence
2 9 (2.49%) SharePoint
3 6 (1.66%) WebSphere
4 5 (1.39%) Apache Spark
4 5 (1.39%) JBoss
5 4 (1.11%) Exchange Server 2010
5 4 (1.11%) IIS
5 4 (1.11%) Tomcat
6 3 (0.83%) Apache
6 3 (0.83%) WebSphere Application Server
7 2 (0.55%) CMS
7 2 (0.55%) MindAlign
7 2 (0.55%) Office Communications Server
7 2 (0.55%) SharePoint Server
7 2 (0.55%) Skype for Business
8 1 (0.28%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
8 1 (0.28%) Exchange Server 2013
8 1 (0.28%) IBM Notes
8 1 (0.28%) SAS
Applications
1 20 (5.54%) Microsoft Project
2 19 (5.26%) Microsoft Excel
3 13 (3.60%) MS Visio
4 11 (3.05%) Microsoft Office
5 5 (1.39%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 6 (1.66%) SAP HCM
2 4 (1.11%) Dynamics CRM
3 3 (0.83%) Sage 1000
4 2 (0.55%) Dynamics AX
5 1 (0.28%) Dynamics NAV
5 1 (0.28%) Remedy ITSM
5 1 (0.28%) SAP PM
5 1 (0.28%) Visualfiles
Cloud Services
1 6 (1.66%) Microsoft Azure
1 6 (1.66%) SuccessFactors
2 4 (1.11%) Amazon AWS
2 4 (1.11%) PaaS
3 3 (0.83%) Force.com
3 3 (0.83%) Office 365
3 3 (0.83%) Salesforce Service Cloud
4 2 (0.55%) Dynamics 365
4 2 (0.55%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 50 (13.85%) DNS
2 42 (11.63%) DHCP
3 37 (10.25%) Firewall
4 29 (8.03%) TCP/IP
5 28 (7.76%) MPLS
6 27 (7.48%) LAN
7 23 (6.37%) Network Security
8 22 (6.09%) VLAN
9 20 (5.54%) WAN
10 19 (5.26%) Junos
11 14 (3.88%) SAN
12 11 (3.05%) Ethernet
13 9 (2.49%) BGP
14 8 (2.22%) VoIP
15 7 (1.94%) Cisco ASA
15 7 (1.94%) Internet
16 6 (1.66%) Broadband
16 6 (1.66%) LDAP
16 6 (1.66%) SNMP
16 6 (1.66%) TACACS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 25 (6.93%) SQL Server
2 9 (2.49%) Oracle Database
3 8 (2.22%) Hadoop
4 7 (1.94%) Big Data
4 7 (1.94%) Oracle Database 11g
4 7 (1.94%) Oracle Database 12c
4 7 (1.94%) Relational Database
5 6 (1.66%) Apache Hive
5 6 (1.66%) Crystal Reports
6 5 (1.39%) Apache Accumulo
6 5 (1.39%) HBase
6 5 (1.39%) Impala
6 5 (1.39%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 5 (1.39%) Sqoop
7 4 (1.11%) MySQL
7 4 (1.11%) QlikView
8 3 (0.83%) Data Warehouse
8 3 (0.83%) GIS
8 3 (0.83%) MS Access
8 3 (0.83%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 30 (8.31%) Git (software)
2 24 (6.65%) JIRA
3 10 (2.77%) Subversion
4 8 (2.22%) Jenkins
5 4 (1.11%) Sonatype Nexus
6 3 (0.83%) Mercurial
6 3 (0.83%) SonarQube
7 2 (0.55%) Oracle Forms
7 2 (0.55%) Selenium
8 1 (0.28%) HP UFT
8 1 (0.28%) Octopus Deploy
8 1 (0.28%) WebDriver
General
1 104 (28.81%) Finance
2 34 (9.42%) Banking
3 26 (7.20%) Legal
4 18 (4.99%) Manufacturing
5 15 (4.16%) Investment Banking
6 11 (3.05%) Retail
7 10 (2.77%) Telecoms
8 9 (2.49%) Law
9 5 (1.39%) Retail Banking
10 3 (0.83%) Marketing
10 3 (0.83%) Pharmaceutical
11 2 (0.55%) Publishing
12 1 (0.28%) Corporate Banking
12 1 (0.28%) Financial Institution
12 1 (0.28%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 77 (21.33%) Analyst
2 33 (9.14%) Business Analyst
3 31 (8.59%) Project Manager
4 29 (8.03%) Network Engineer
5 27 (7.48%) Software Engineer
6 26 (7.20%) Change Manager
7 23 (6.37%) Infrastructure Engineer
8 21 (5.82%) Consultant
9 19 (5.26%) Administrator
10 17 (4.71%) IT Manager
11 14 (3.88%) Service Manager
12 13 (3.60%) IT Analyst
12 13 (3.60%) Security Engineer
13 11 (3.05%) Business Manager
13 11 (3.05%) Change Analyst
13 11 (3.05%) ITIL Manager
13 11 (3.05%) Network Security Engineer
14 10 (2.77%) Architect
14 10 (2.77%) Developer
15 9 (2.49%) Programme Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 17 (4.71%) .NET
2 12 (3.32%) Middleware
3 11 (3.05%) .NET Framework
4 9 (2.49%) jQuery
4 9 (2.49%) Twitter Bootstrap
5 8 (2.22%) AngularJS
5 8 (2.22%) Backbone.js
5 8 (2.22%) D3.js
5 8 (2.22%) Ember.js
5 8 (2.22%) NancyFx
5 8 (2.22%) React
6 7 (1.94%) J2EE
6 7 (1.94%) ODBC
6 7 (1.94%) SAP Basis
7 6 (1.66%) Apache Wicket
7 6 (1.66%) ASP.NET
7 6 (1.66%) GWT
7 6 (1.66%) Hibernate
7 6 (1.66%) Java EE
7 6 (1.66%) Spring MVC
Miscellaneous
1 81 (22.44%) Analytical Skills
2 38 (10.53%) Management Information System
3 36 (9.97%) Data Centre
4 14 (3.88%) Computer Science
5 12 (3.32%) Smart Meter
6 11 (3.05%) Fat Client
6 11 (3.05%) Life Science
6 11 (3.05%) Thin Client
7 10 (2.77%) CMDB
8 8 (2.22%) iPad
9 6 (1.66%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
9 6 (1.66%) Greenfield Project
9 6 (1.66%) Mainframe
10 5 (1.39%) Data Protection Act
10 5 (1.39%) Enterprise Software
11 4 (1.11%) Freedom of Information Act
11 4 (1.11%) Learning Management System
11 4 (1.11%) Mobile App
11 4 (1.11%) User Experience
11 4 (1.11%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 118 (32.69%) Windows
2 59 (16.34%) Linux
3 48 (13.30%) Windows Server
4 15 (4.16%) Unix
5 12 (3.32%) Windows Server 2008
6 6 (1.66%) AIX
7 5 (1.39%) Windows Server 2012
8 3 (0.83%) Mac OS X
8 3 (0.83%) Solaris
9 2 (0.55%) Windows 10
9 2 (0.55%) Windows 7
10 1 (0.28%) Android
10 1 (0.28%) Apple iOS
10 1 (0.28%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 1 (0.28%) SUSE
Processes & Methodologies
1 111 (30.75%) ITIL
2 101 (27.98%) Agile Software Development
3 77 (21.33%) Project Management
4 64 (17.73%) Stakeholder Management
5 53 (14.68%) Release Management
6 46 (12.74%) Service Management
7 44 (12.19%) Problem Management
8 42 (11.63%) Risk Management
9 40 (11.08%) Service Delivery
10 35 (9.70%) PRINCE2
11 34 (9.42%) Business Analysis
12 33 (9.14%) Incident Management
13 28 (7.76%) CRM
13 28 (7.76%) Software Engineering
14 26 (7.20%) Waterfall
15 25 (6.93%) Continuous Improvement
16 23 (6.37%) Vulnerability Scanning
17 22 (6.09%) Cybersecurity
17 22 (6.09%) Integration Testing
18 21 (5.82%) Penetration Testing
Programming Languages
1 40 (11.08%) SQL
2 34 (9.42%) C
3 25 (6.93%) Java
4 21 (5.82%) JavaScript
5 15 (4.16%) C#
6 11 (3.05%) Python
7 10 (2.77%) PowerShell
8 7 (1.94%) ABAP
8 7 (1.94%) Shell Script
8 7 (1.94%) T-SQL
9 4 (1.11%) Bash Shell
10 3 (0.83%) PHP
10 3 (0.83%) VBA
11 2 (0.55%) PL/SQL
12 1 (0.28%) C++
12 1 (0.28%) VB
Qualifications
1 55 (15.24%) Degree
2 33 (9.14%) Security Cleared
3 30 (8.31%) DV Cleared
4 23 (6.37%) Microsoft Certification
5 18 (4.99%) MCSA
6 17 (4.71%) Cisco Certification
7 15 (4.16%) ITIL Certification
8 12 (3.32%) CCNP
9 9 (2.49%) MCSE
9 9 (2.49%) PMP
10 8 (2.22%) PRINCE2 Certification
11 7 (1.94%) PMI Certification
12 6 (1.66%) JNCIP
12 6 (1.66%) Sun Certification
13 5 (1.39%) CCNA
14 4 (1.11%) Citrix Certification
15 3 (0.83%) CCA
15 3 (0.83%) CCDP
15 3 (0.83%) SC Cleared
15 3 (0.83%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 17 (4.71%) QA
2 12 (3.32%) SLA
3 9 (2.49%) PMO
4 6 (1.66%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 6 (1.66%) PCI DSS
5 3 (0.83%) COBIT
5 3 (0.83%) GDPR
6 1 (0.28%) HMG Security Policy Framework
6 1 (0.28%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 57 (15.79%) Active Directory
2 19 (5.26%) Hyper-V
2 19 (5.26%) ProxySG
3 17 (4.71%) VMware Infrastructure
4 8 (2.22%) XenApp
5 6 (1.66%) HDFS
6 5 (1.39%) Apache Flume
7 3 (0.83%) Firmware
7 3 (0.83%) Terminal Services
7 3 (0.83%) Virtual Desktop
7 3 (0.83%) Virtual Machines
7 3 (0.83%) XenDesktop
8 2 (0.55%) Microsoft App-V
8 2 (0.55%) VMware ESXi
9 1 (0.28%) Docker
9 1 (0.28%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 13 (3.60%) Nagios
1 13 (3.60%) SCOM
2 11 (3.05%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
2 11 (3.05%) WSUS
3 9 (2.49%) Puppet
4 7 (1.94%) Cacti
4 7 (1.94%) Data Guard
4 7 (1.94%) Opscode Chef
4 7 (1.94%) SCCM
5 6 (1.66%) OpenNMS
5 6 (1.66%) RANCID
6 4 (1.11%) BladeLogic
6 4 (1.11%) CA Wily
7 2 (0.55%) EdgeSight
7 2 (0.55%) Graphite
7 2 (0.55%) Norton AntiVirus
7 2 (0.55%) SCOrch
8 1 (0.28%) Ansible
8 1 (0.28%) Hadoop YARN
8 1 (0.28%) Rundeck
Vendors
1 64 (17.73%) Microsoft
2 50 (13.85%) Cisco
3 30 (8.31%) Atlassian
4 29 (8.03%) Citrix
5 26 (7.20%) Juniper
6 24 (6.65%) VMware
7 21 (5.82%) CheckPoint
8 20 (5.54%) Oracle
8 20 (5.54%) Palo Alto
9 19 (5.26%) Blue Coat
10 17 (4.71%) SAP
11 14 (3.88%) Symantec
12 11 (3.05%) CommVault
12 11 (3.05%) Dell
12 11 (3.05%) EqualLogic
12 11 (3.05%) NetApp
13 10 (2.77%) Cloudera
13 10 (2.77%) IBM
14 7 (1.94%) HP
14 7 (1.94%) ServiceNow