Period
to 20 February 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 February 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Change Management
England > North West
6 months to
20 Feb 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 118 122 64
Rank change year-on-year +4 -58 +18
Permanent jobs citing Change Management 354 315 478
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the North West 2.75% 2.56% 4.01%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 3.02% 2.83% 4.51%
Number of salaries quoted 268 225 386
North West median annual salary £49,257 £41,792 £44,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +17.86% -6.09% +8.54%
10th Percentile £32,500 £27,500 £30,500
90th Percentile £80,000 £68,750 £67,250
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 11,703 11,144 10,596
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the North West 90.95% 90.47% 88.78%
Number of salaries quoted 9,356 9,294 8,801
North West median annual salary £45,000 £40,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +12.50% - -
10th Percentile £27,250 £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 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 February 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 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
Cheshire +25 161 £50,000 +33.33% 22
Manchester -14 139 £45,000 - 29
Lancashire +6 27 £40,000 - 4
Merseyside -13 23 £40,000 -23.81% 7
Cumbria -8 2 £80,000 +33.33% 1
Change Management
England

For the 6 months to 20 February 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.

1 116 (32.77%) Finance
2 109 (30.79%) Agile Software Development
3 92 (25.99%) ITIL
4 89 (25.14%) Project Management
5 86 (24.29%) Stakeholder Management
6 79 (22.32%) Windows
7 56 (15.82%) PRINCE2
8 53 (14.97%) Risk Management
9 52 (14.69%) Microsoft
10 51 (14.41%) Degree
11 46 (12.99%) Problem Management
11 46 (12.99%) Service Management
12 45 (12.71%) Service Delivery
12 45 (12.71%) SQL
12 45 (12.71%) Incident Management
13 43 (12.15%) Analytical Skills
14 42 (11.86%) Linux
14 42 (11.86%) Release Management
15 40 (11.30%) Active Directory
16 38 (10.73%) Business Analysis
17 36 (10.17%) Banking
17 36 (10.17%) DNS
18 35 (9.89%) Windows Server
19 34 (9.60%) Legal
20 33 (9.32%) Waterfall
21 32 (9.04%) SQL Server
22 31 (8.76%) Coaching
23 29 (8.19%) Java
23 29 (8.19%) Cisco
24 28 (7.91%) LAN

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 (3.11%) SharePoint
2 7 (1.98%) MS Exchange
3 6 (1.69%) Confluence
4 5 (1.41%) IIS
4 5 (1.41%) Tomcat
4 5 (1.41%) WebSphere
5 4 (1.13%) Apache
5 4 (1.13%) IBM Notes
5 4 (1.13%) JBoss
5 4 (1.13%) SharePoint Server
6 3 (0.85%) Apache Spark
6 3 (0.85%) CMS
6 3 (0.85%) WebSphere Application Server
7 2 (0.56%) Exchange Server 2010
7 2 (0.56%) Exchange Server 2013
8 1 (0.28%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
8 1 (0.28%) CICS
8 1 (0.28%) Exchange Server 2007
8 1 (0.28%) SharePoint 2010
8 1 (0.28%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 22 (6.21%) Microsoft Project
2 15 (4.24%) Microsoft Excel
3 12 (3.39%) Microsoft Office
4 9 (2.54%) MS Visio
5 6 (1.69%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 4 (1.13%) Carpe Diem
1 4 (1.13%) Dynamics CRM
1 4 (1.13%) Elite 3E
1 4 (1.13%) Magento
2 3 (0.85%) SAP HCM
3 2 (0.56%) Dynamics AX
4 1 (0.28%) Dynamics NAV
4 1 (0.28%) IBM Operational Decision Manager
4 1 (0.28%) SAP PM
4 1 (0.28%) Workfront
Cloud Services
1 17 (4.80%) Microsoft Azure
2 9 (2.54%) Office 365
3 7 (1.98%) IaaS
3 7 (1.98%) PaaS
4 6 (1.69%) Amazon AWS
5 4 (1.13%) SaaS
5 4 (1.13%) Salesforce Service Cloud
6 3 (0.85%) Force.com
6 3 (0.85%) SuccessFactors
7 2 (0.56%) Dynamics 365
8 1 (0.28%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 36 (10.17%) DNS
2 28 (7.91%) DHCP
2 28 (7.91%) LAN
3 27 (7.63%) Firewall
4 22 (6.21%) TCP/IP
5 20 (5.65%) WAN
6 19 (5.37%) MPLS
7 18 (5.08%) VLAN
8 17 (4.80%) SAN
9 15 (4.24%) VoIP
10 14 (3.95%) Ethernet
11 12 (3.39%) BGP
11 12 (3.39%) OSPF
11 12 (3.39%) VPN
12 11 (3.11%) HSRP
12 11 (3.11%) VRRP
13 9 (2.54%) Wireless
14 8 (2.26%) L2TP
14 8 (2.26%) TACACS
14 8 (2.26%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 32 (9.04%) SQL Server
2 14 (3.95%) Oracle Database
3 13 (3.67%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 11 (3.11%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 10 (2.82%) Data Warehouse
5 10 (2.82%) MySQL
5 10 (2.82%) Oracle Database 12c
6 9 (2.54%) PostgreSQL
7 8 (2.26%) Oracle Database 11g
7 8 (2.26%) SQL Server Analysis Services
8 6 (1.69%) Crystal Reports
8 6 (1.69%) Oracle BI Publisher
8 6 (1.69%) Oracle Reports
9 5 (1.41%) Big Data
9 5 (1.41%) Relational Database
10 4 (1.13%) DTS
10 4 (1.13%) Oracle ODI
10 4 (1.13%) Power BI
11 3 (0.85%) Data Mining
11 3 (0.85%) Hadoop
Development Applications
1 27 (7.63%) Git (software)
2 24 (6.78%) JIRA
3 15 (4.24%) Jenkins
4 10 (2.82%) Subversion
5 9 (2.54%) Mercurial
6 8 (2.26%) Team Foundation Server
7 6 (1.69%) Oracle Forms
8 3 (0.85%) Sonatype Nexus
8 3 (0.85%) Visual Studio
9 2 (0.56%) Octopus Deploy
9 2 (0.56%) SonarQube
10 1 (0.28%) ERwin
10 1 (0.28%) TeamCity
General
1 116 (32.77%) Finance
2 36 (10.17%) Banking
3 34 (9.60%) Legal
4 20 (5.65%) Investment Banking
5 17 (4.80%) Telecoms
6 14 (3.95%) Law
7 11 (3.11%) Manufacturing
8 8 (2.26%) Retail Banking
9 6 (1.69%) Retail
10 2 (0.56%) Digital Economy
10 2 (0.56%) Marketing
10 2 (0.56%) Pharmaceutical
11 1 (0.28%) Financial Institution
11 1 (0.28%) Games
11 1 (0.28%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 69 (19.49%) Analyst
2 44 (12.43%) Project Manager
3 32 (9.04%) Business Analyst
4 29 (8.19%) Change Manager
5 21 (5.93%) IT Manager
6 19 (5.37%) Developer
7 17 (4.80%) Network Engineer
8 16 (4.52%) Administrator
8 16 (4.52%) Technical Manager
9 15 (4.24%) Consultant
9 15 (4.24%) Software Engineer
10 14 (3.95%) ITIL Manager
11 13 (3.67%) Infrastructure Engineer
12 12 (3.39%) Delivery Manager
12 12 (3.39%) Implementation Manager
12 12 (3.39%) Service Manager
13 11 (3.11%) Architect
14 10 (2.82%) Infrastructure Analyst
14 10 (2.82%) IT Project Manager
14 10 (2.82%) Technical Project Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (3.39%) .NET
2 11 (3.11%) Middleware
3 10 (2.82%) jQuery
4 9 (2.54%) .NET Framework
5 8 (2.26%) SAP Basis
5 8 (2.26%) Twitter Bootstrap
5 8 (2.26%) Web Services
6 6 (1.69%) AngularJS
6 6 (1.69%) ODBC
6 6 (1.69%) REST
7 5 (1.41%) Backbone.js
7 5 (1.41%) D3.js
7 5 (1.41%) Ember.js
7 5 (1.41%) J2EE
7 5 (1.41%) React
8 4 (1.13%) ASP.NET
8 4 (1.13%) Elastic Stack
8 4 (1.13%) LDAP
8 4 (1.13%) NancyFx
8 4 (1.13%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 43 (12.15%) Analytical Skills
2 27 (7.63%) Data Centre
3 24 (6.78%) Management Information System
4 20 (5.65%) Computer Science
5 13 (3.67%) Mobile App
6 10 (2.82%) Smart Meter
7 8 (2.26%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
8 7 (1.98%) PMI
9 6 (1.69%) Clustering
9 6 (1.69%) Enterprise Software
9 6 (1.69%) Life Science
9 6 (1.69%) Virtual Team
10 5 (1.41%) Greenfield Project
10 5 (1.41%) Replication
11 4 (1.13%) Fat Client
11 4 (1.13%) Private Cloud
11 4 (1.13%) Thin Client
12 3 (0.85%) Hybrid Cloud
12 3 (0.85%) iPad
12 3 (0.85%) Taxonomies
Operating Systems
1 79 (22.32%) Windows
2 42 (11.86%) Linux
3 35 (9.89%) Windows Server
4 14 (3.95%) Unix
5 11 (3.11%) Windows Server 2008
6 6 (1.69%) Android
6 6 (1.69%) Apple iOS
7 3 (0.85%) AIX
7 3 (0.85%) Mac OS X
8 2 (0.56%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 2 (0.56%) Solaris
8 2 (0.56%) Windows 7
8 2 (0.56%) Windows Server 2012
9 1 (0.28%) SUSE
9 1 (0.28%) Windows 10
Processes & Methodologies
1 109 (30.79%) Agile Software Development
2 92 (25.99%) ITIL
3 89 (25.14%) Project Management
4 86 (24.29%) Stakeholder Management
5 56 (15.82%) PRINCE2
6 53 (14.97%) Risk Management
7 46 (12.99%) Problem Management
7 46 (12.99%) Service Management
8 45 (12.71%) Incident Management
8 45 (12.71%) Service Delivery
9 42 (11.86%) Release Management
10 38 (10.73%) Business Analysis
11 33 (9.32%) Waterfall
12 31 (8.76%) Coaching
13 27 (7.63%) CRM
14 25 (7.06%) Continuous Improvement
14 25 (7.06%) Migration
15 24 (6.78%) Mentoring
16 23 (6.50%) Programme Management
16 23 (6.50%) Scrum
Programming Languages
1 45 (12.71%) SQL
2 29 (8.19%) Java
3 19 (5.37%) C
4 18 (5.08%) JavaScript
4 18 (5.08%) Python
5 14 (3.95%) T-SQL
6 10 (2.82%) C#
6 10 (2.82%) Perl
7 9 (2.54%) PHP
8 8 (2.26%) ABAP
8 8 (2.26%) Shell Script
9 6 (1.69%) PL/SQL
9 6 (1.69%) PowerShell
10 2 (0.56%) Bash Shell
10 2 (0.56%) VBA
11 1 (0.28%) COBOL
11 1 (0.28%) JCL
Qualifications
1 51 (14.41%) Degree
2 20 (5.65%) Microsoft Certification
2 20 (5.65%) Security Cleared
3 16 (4.52%) DV Cleared
4 15 (4.24%) CCNP
4 15 (4.24%) Cisco Certification
5 14 (3.95%) MCSA
6 10 (2.82%) MCSE
7 9 (2.54%) ITIL Certification
7 9 (2.54%) PRINCE2 Certification
8 8 (2.26%) JNCIP
8 8 (2.26%) MBA
8 8 (2.26%) PMI Certification
9 5 (1.41%) PMP
10 4 (1.13%) Computer Science Degree
10 4 (1.13%) HND
11 3 (0.85%) CISSP
11 3 (0.85%) Master's Degree
11 3 (0.85%) MCDBA
11 3 (0.85%) Sun Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 21 (5.93%) QA
2 14 (3.95%) PCI DSS
3 10 (2.82%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 8 (2.26%) PMO
5 7 (1.98%) GDPR
6 5 (1.41%) ISO 9001
7 3 (0.85%) COBIT
8 2 (0.56%) Data Quality
8 2 (0.56%) ISAE 3402
8 2 (0.56%) SLA
9 1 (0.28%) HMG Security Policy Framework
System Software
1 40 (11.30%) Active Directory
2 10 (2.82%) Hyper-V
3 7 (1.98%) VMware Infrastructure
3 7 (1.98%) XenApp
4 6 (1.69%) ProxySG
5 5 (1.41%) Terminal Services
6 4 (1.13%) Virtual Desktop
7 3 (0.85%) Apache Flume
7 3 (0.85%) Docker
7 3 (0.85%) Firmware
7 3 (0.85%) HDFS
7 3 (0.85%) XenDesktop
8 2 (0.56%) Microsoft App-V
8 2 (0.56%) vSphere
9 1 (0.28%) Time Sharing Option
9 1 (0.28%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 15 (4.24%) Nagios
1 15 (4.24%) SCCM
2 12 (3.39%) Puppet
3 9 (2.54%) SCOM
4 8 (2.26%) Cacti
4 8 (2.26%) Data Guard
4 8 (2.26%) OpenNMS
4 8 (2.26%) RANCID
5 4 (1.13%) BladeLogic
5 4 (1.13%) CA Wily
5 4 (1.13%) Opscode Chef
5 4 (1.13%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
5 4 (1.13%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
5 4 (1.13%) WSUS
6 3 (0.85%) SCVMM
7 2 (0.56%) Ansible
7 2 (0.56%) EdgeSight
7 2 (0.56%) SCOrch
7 2 (0.56%) Tivoli
8 1 (0.28%) Rundeck
Vendors
1 52 (14.69%) Microsoft
2 29 (8.19%) Cisco
3 26 (7.34%) Oracle
4 16 (4.52%) Atlassian
5 14 (3.95%) Citrix
5 14 (3.95%) Juniper
6 12 (3.39%) IBM
6 12 (3.39%) SAP
6 12 (3.39%) VMware
7 10 (2.82%) CheckPoint
8 8 (2.26%) Ericsson
8 8 (2.26%) Huawei
9 6 (1.69%) Blue Coat
9 6 (1.69%) Palo Alto
10 4 (1.13%) CA
10 4 (1.13%) Cloudera
10 4 (1.13%) CommVault
10 4 (1.13%) EqualLogic
10 4 (1.13%) iManage
10 4 (1.13%) NetApp