Period
to 1 April 2020

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 1 April 2020 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Change Management
England > North West
6 months to
1 Apr 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 100 89 123
Rank change year-on-year -11 +34 +10
Permanent jobs citing Change Management 229 331 356
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the North West 2.83% 3.28% 2.76%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 3.08% 3.57% 2.97%
Number of salaries quoted 195 260 276
Median annual salary £45,000 £52,500 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -14.29% +10.53% +11.76%
10th Percentile £31,250 £31,250 £30,250
90th Percentile £74,000 £75,000 £80,000
England median annual salary £55,000 £55,000 £55,000

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 7,424 9,283 11,977
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the North West 91.82% 92.09% 92.71%
Number of salaries quoted 5,829 7,197 9,630
Median annual salary £47,500 £45,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.56% - +12.50%
10th Percentile £28,500 £27,500 £27,476
90th Percentile £71,250 £70,000 £66,250
England median annual salary £55,000 £52,500 £50,000
% change year-on-year +4.76% +5.00% +2.04%

Change Management
Job Vacancy Trend in the North West

Job postings citing Change Management as a proportion 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

3-month moving average salary quoted in 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

Salary distribution for jobs citing Change Management in the North West over the 6 months to 1 April 2020.

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 1 April 2020. 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 -25 112 £55,000 - 12
Cheshire -5 44 £42,500 -15.00% 10
Lancashire +29 41 £41,663 +11.10% 9
Merseyside +2 18 £47,250 +8.00% 4
Cumbria -5 14 £42,500 +63.89% 5
Change Management
England

For the 6 months to 1 April 2020, 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 76 (33.19%) Agile Software Development
2 75 (32.75%) ITIL
3 68 (29.69%) Windows
4 66 (28.82%) Microsoft
5 53 (23.14%) Linux
6 48 (20.96%) Service Delivery
7 46 (20.09%) Problem-Solving
8 43 (18.78%) Finance
9 42 (18.34%) Oracle
10 40 (17.47%) SQL
11 38 (16.59%) Analytical Skills
12 37 (16.16%) Active Directory
13 36 (15.72%) SQL Server
14 35 (15.28%) SLA
14 35 (15.28%) Service Management
15 34 (14.85%) Incident Management
16 31 (13.54%) Microsoft Office
17 28 (12.23%) Network Security
18 26 (11.35%) Mentoring
18 26 (11.35%) Infrastructure Engineering
19 25 (10.92%) Coaching
20 24 (10.48%) VMware
21 23 (10.04%) SDLC
21 23 (10.04%) Digital Transformation Programme
22 22 (9.61%) Problem Management
23 20 (8.73%) Analytics
23 20 (8.73%) Disaster Recovery
23 20 (8.73%) Project Management
23 20 (8.73%) CheckPoint
24 19 (8.30%) HP

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 10 (4.37%) Skype for Business
2 9 (3.93%) SharePoint
3 7 (3.06%) Confluence
4 5 (2.18%) Exchange Server 2013
4 5 (2.18%) IIS
4 5 (2.18%) MS Exchange
4 5 (2.18%) SharePoint 2010
5 4 (1.75%) OpenStack
6 2 (0.87%) Exchange Server 2010
6 2 (0.87%) Oracle SOA Suite
7 1 (0.44%) Site Server
7 1 (0.44%) WebLogic
Applications
1 31 (13.54%) Microsoft Office
2 10 (4.37%) Microsoft Excel
3 6 (2.62%) MS Visio
4 5 (2.18%) Microsoft Project
5 1 (0.44%) Microsoft PowerPoint
5 1 (0.44%) PTC Creo
5 1 (0.44%) Windchill
Business Applications
1 7 (3.06%) Oracle EBS
2 4 (1.75%) Q-Pulse
3 3 (1.31%) Oracle Applications
4 2 (0.87%) Oracle ERP
4 2 (0.87%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
5 1 (0.44%) Dynamics GP
5 1 (0.44%) Dynamics NAV
5 1 (0.44%) Oracle EBS R12
5 1 (0.44%) Oracle Financials
5 1 (0.44%) Oracle General Ledger
5 1 (0.44%) Oracle Internet Expenses
5 1 (0.44%) Oracle iProcurement
5 1 (0.44%) Oracle Payables
5 1 (0.44%) Oracle Receivables
5 1 (0.44%) SAP ERP
Cloud Services
1 19 (8.30%) Office 365
2 13 (5.68%) Azure
3 5 (2.18%) AWS
3 5 (2.18%) IaaS
3 5 (2.18%) Power Platform
4 3 (1.31%) Azure Active Directory
4 3 (1.31%) SaaS
5 1 (0.44%) Amazon CloudWatch
5 1 (0.44%) Amazon EC2
5 1 (0.44%) Amazon ECS
5 1 (0.44%) AWS CloudFormation
5 1 (0.44%) AWS Lambda
5 1 (0.44%) PaaS
5 1 (0.44%) Serverless
5 1 (0.44%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 28 (12.23%) Network Security
2 16 (6.99%) Firewall
3 11 (4.80%) VoIP
4 10 (4.37%) Skype
5 9 (3.93%) Internet
5 9 (3.93%) LAN
5 9 (3.93%) WAN
6 7 (3.06%) DHCP
6 7 (3.06%) DNS
6 7 (3.06%) SAN
6 7 (3.06%) VLAN
7 5 (2.18%) Intranet
8 4 (1.75%) FTP
8 4 (1.75%) VPN
8 4 (1.75%) Wi-Fi
9 3 (1.31%) MPLS
10 2 (0.87%) Remote Desktop
10 2 (0.87%) Software-Defined Networking
10 2 (0.87%) TCP/IP
10 2 (0.87%) VSAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 36 (15.72%) SQL Server
2 19 (8.30%) Oracle Database
3 16 (6.99%) BusinessObjects
4 9 (3.93%) Oracle Reports
5 8 (3.49%) Oracle Database 11g
6 7 (3.06%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 5 (2.18%) DTS
7 5 (2.18%) Power BI
8 4 (1.75%) SQL Server 2012
9 2 (0.87%) SQL Server Reporting Services
10 1 (0.44%) SQL Server 2005
10 1 (0.44%) SQL Server 2016
Development Applications
1 16 (6.99%) Oracle APEX
2 12 (5.24%) JIRA
3 2 (0.87%) Jenkins
3 2 (0.87%) MSI
3 2 (0.87%) Octopus Deploy
3 2 (0.87%) Oracle Forms
General
1 43 (18.78%) Finance
2 17 (7.42%) Public Sector
3 16 (6.99%) Financial Institution
4 12 (5.24%) Law
5 11 (4.80%) Manufacturing
6 10 (4.37%) Legal
7 6 (2.62%) Retail
8 5 (2.18%) Banking
9 3 (1.31%) Automotive
9 3 (1.31%) Digital Economy
10 2 (0.87%) Social Science
11 1 (0.44%) Aerospace
11 1 (0.44%) Billing
11 1 (0.44%) General Ledger
11 1 (0.44%) Local Government
11 1 (0.44%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 29 (12.66%) Analyst
2 24 (10.48%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 24 (10.48%) Service Manager
3 23 (10.04%) Server Engineer
4 16 (6.99%) Developer
5 14 (6.11%) Linux Engineer
5 14 (6.11%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
5 14 (6.11%) Senior Linux Engineer
5 14 (6.11%) Support Engineer
6 13 (5.68%) Network Engineer
7 12 (5.24%) Linux Infrastructure Engineer
8 10 (4.37%) Server Support
8 10 (4.37%) Server Support Engineer
9 9 (3.93%) Delivery Manager
9 9 (3.93%) Systems Manager
9 9 (3.93%) Unix Engineer
10 8 (3.49%) IT Manager
10 8 (3.49%) Senior Server Engineer
10 8 (3.49%) Support Analyst
10 8 (3.49%) Team Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (4.37%) .NET
2 8 (3.49%) Oracle Fusion
3 5 (2.18%) Ajax
3 5 (2.18%) ASP.NET
3 5 (2.18%) jQuery
4 3 (1.31%) Middleware
4 3 (1.31%) XML
5 1 (0.44%) COM
5 1 (0.44%) JSON
Miscellaneous
1 38 (16.59%) Analytical Skills
2 13 (5.68%) Management Information System
3 11 (4.80%) Clustering
4 10 (4.37%) Self-Motivation
5 7 (3.06%) Replication
5 7 (3.06%) User Experience
6 5 (2.18%) iPad
7 4 (1.75%) Data Centre
8 3 (1.31%) Data Protection Act
8 3 (1.31%) Data Structures
9 2 (0.87%) Analytical Mindset
9 2 (0.87%) HACMP
9 2 (0.87%) iSeries
9 2 (0.87%) Video Conferencing
9 2 (0.87%) Virtual Team
10 1 (0.44%) Blackberry
10 1 (0.44%) Handset
10 1 (0.44%) Smart Meter
10 1 (0.44%) Thin Client
10 1 (0.44%) VxBlock/Vblock
Operating Systems
1 68 (29.69%) Windows
2 53 (23.14%) Linux
3 17 (7.42%) Windows Server
4 16 (6.99%) Unix
5 14 (6.11%) Windows 10
5 14 (6.11%) Windows Server 2012
6 12 (5.24%) Windows Server 2008
7 11 (4.80%) Solaris
8 10 (4.37%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 9 (3.93%) SUSE
10 8 (3.49%) Oracle Linux
10 8 (3.49%) Windows 7
11 7 (3.06%) Windows Server 2003
12 5 (2.18%) Android
13 4 (1.75%) AIX
14 2 (0.87%) Apple iOS
15 1 (0.44%) Windows Server 2016
Processes & Methodologies
1 76 (33.19%) Agile Software Development
2 75 (32.75%) ITIL
3 48 (20.96%) Service Delivery
4 46 (20.09%) Problem-Solving
5 35 (15.28%) Service Management
6 34 (14.85%) Incident Management
7 26 (11.35%) Infrastructure Engineering
7 26 (11.35%) Mentoring
8 25 (10.92%) Coaching
9 23 (10.04%) Digital Transformation Programme
9 23 (10.04%) SDLC
10 22 (9.61%) Problem Management
11 20 (8.73%) Analytics
11 20 (8.73%) Disaster Recovery
11 20 (8.73%) Project Management
12 17 (7.42%) Change Control
13 16 (6.99%) Continuous Improvement
13 16 (6.99%) PRINCE2
13 16 (6.99%) User Acceptance Testing
14 15 (6.55%) Release Management
Programming Languages
1 40 (17.47%) SQL
2 18 (7.86%) PL/SQL
3 6 (2.62%) C
3 6 (2.62%) PowerShell
4 5 (2.18%) C#
4 5 (2.18%) COBOL
4 5 (2.18%) Java
5 2 (0.87%) Python
5 2 (0.87%) Shell Script
5 2 (0.87%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 18 (7.86%) Degree
2 16 (6.99%) ITIL Certification
3 13 (5.68%) Microsoft Certification
4 11 (4.80%) Cisco Certification
4 11 (4.80%) MCSE
5 10 (4.37%) CCNA
5 10 (4.37%) Security Cleared
6 9 (3.93%) SC Cleared
7 6 (2.62%) RHCE
8 4 (1.75%) CCNP
9 3 (1.31%) MCSA
10 2 (0.87%) CCIE
10 2 (0.87%) MCP
11 1 (0.44%) CEH
11 1 (0.44%) CISSP
11 1 (0.44%) ISO 27001 Lead Implementer
11 1 (0.44%) ISTQB
11 1 (0.44%) MCSD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 35 (15.28%) SLA
2 12 (5.24%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 10 (4.37%) QA
4 9 (3.93%) GDPR
5 4 (1.75%) PMO
6 1 (0.44%) ISAE 3402
6 1 (0.44%) PCI DSS
6 1 (0.44%) Solvency II
System Software
1 37 (16.16%) Active Directory
2 14 (6.11%) VMware Infrastructure
3 12 (5.24%) Virtual Machines
4 5 (2.18%) Hyper-V
4 5 (2.18%) XenApp
5 4 (1.75%) Microsoft App-V
6 3 (1.31%) XenDesktop
7 2 (0.87%) GPFS
7 2 (0.87%) VMware ESXi
8 1 (0.44%) BitLocker
8 1 (0.44%) Citrix Hypervisor
8 1 (0.44%) DFS Replication
8 1 (0.44%) Firmware
8 1 (0.44%) Terminal Services
8 1 (0.44%) Virtual Desktop
Systems Management
1 9 (3.93%) SCCM
2 6 (2.62%) Ansible
2 6 (2.62%) FortiGate
3 4 (1.75%) Single Sign-On
4 2 (0.87%) Kubernetes
4 2 (0.87%) Microsoft Intune
4 2 (0.87%) MobiControl
4 2 (0.87%) Opscode Chef
4 2 (0.87%) Puppet
4 2 (0.87%) Salt
5 1 (0.44%) CA Spectrum
5 1 (0.44%) Cacti
5 1 (0.44%) Cisco Prime
5 1 (0.44%) Nagios
5 1 (0.44%) Norton AntiVirus
5 1 (0.44%) OpenView
5 1 (0.44%) SCOM
5 1 (0.44%) SCOrch
5 1 (0.44%) SCVMM
5 1 (0.44%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
Vendors
1 66 (28.82%) Microsoft
2 42 (18.34%) Oracle
3 24 (10.48%) VMware
4 20 (8.73%) CheckPoint
5 19 (8.30%) HP
6 17 (7.42%) Citrix
7 16 (6.99%) Cisco
8 12 (5.24%) SAP
9 11 (4.80%) IBM
9 11 (4.80%) Mitel
10 10 (4.37%) Red Hat
11 9 (3.93%) Sun
12 8 (3.49%) Juniper
13 6 (2.62%) arcserve
13 6 (2.62%) Intel
13 6 (2.62%) ProCurve
13 6 (2.62%) ServiceNow
13 6 (2.62%) Sophos
14 5 (2.18%) Apple
14 5 (2.18%) Hitachi