Period
to 14 June 2021

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 14 June 2021 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Change Management
England > North West
6 months to
14 Jun 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 109 89 75
Rank change year-on-year -20 -14 +44
Permanent jobs citing Change Management 181 180 397
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the North West 2.67% 3.05% 3.86%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.87% 3.31% 4.13%
Number of salaries quoted 156 143 300
10th Percentile £29,000 £31,500 £34,950
25th Percentile £35,750 £40,000 £37,500
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £50,000 £45,000 £45,000
Median % change year-on-year +11.11% - -4.26%
75th Percentile £68,235 £56,313 £57,275
90th Percentile £78,750 £68,750 £67,793
England median annual salary £52,856 £55,000 £52,500
% change year-on-year -3.90% +4.76% -4.55%

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 6,300 5,445 9,618
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the North West 93.09% 92.13% 93.58%
Number of salaries quoted 4,761 4,393 7,172
10th Percentile £30,000 £30,000 £27,275
25th Percentile £36,250 £37,500 £35,000
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £49,500 £50,000 £45,000
Median % change year-on-year -1.00% +11.11% +2.27%
75th Percentile £62,500 £60,000 £57,500
90th Percentile £73,750 £70,000 £70,000
England median annual salary £55,000 £55,000 £52,500
% change year-on-year - +4.76% +5.00%

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 14 June 2021.

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 14 June 2021. 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 +27 133 £55,000 +10.00% 14
Lancashire -27 19 £54,000 +27.06% 2
Cheshire -25 15 £43,250 +1.76% 13
Cumbria -9 7 £35,352 -21.44% 1
Merseyside -15 5 £31,000 -22.50% 2
Change Management
England

For the 6 months to 14 June 2021, 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 (41.99%) Social Skills
2 71 (39.23%) Project Management
3 50 (27.62%) Agile Software Development
4 49 (27.07%) Finance
5 46 (25.41%) Microsoft
6 42 (23.20%) Analytical Skills
7 41 (22.65%) Problem-Solving
8 39 (21.55%) ITIL
9 33 (18.23%) Stakeholder Management
10 31 (17.13%) Security Cleared
11 30 (16.57%) PRINCE2
12 26 (14.36%) Windows
13 25 (13.81%) Degree
13 25 (13.81%) Azure
14 24 (13.26%) SC Cleared
15 23 (12.71%) Service Management
15 23 (12.71%) Organisational Skills
15 23 (12.71%) Project Delivery
16 21 (11.60%) Time Management
17 20 (11.05%) GDPR
18 19 (10.50%) Service Delivery
18 19 (10.50%) SQL Server
19 18 (9.94%) C#
19 18 (9.94%) Business Intelligence
19 18 (9.94%) Continuous Improvement
20 17 (9.39%) User Acceptance Testing
20 17 (9.39%) Self-Motivation
20 17 (9.39%) .NET
20 17 (9.39%) Microsoft Office
20 17 (9.39%) Risk Management

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 7 (3.87%) IIS
2 5 (2.76%) Alfresco
2 5 (2.76%) CMS
3 1 (0.55%) Confluence
3 1 (0.55%) SharePoint
Applications
1 17 (9.39%) Microsoft Office
2 9 (4.97%) Microsoft Excel
3 3 (1.66%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 2 (1.10%) SPSS
5 1 (0.55%) Microsoft Project
5 1 (0.55%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 9 (4.97%) SAP S/4HANA
2 2 (1.10%) SAP PS
2 2 (1.10%) SAP QM
3 1 (0.55%) Primavera
3 1 (0.55%) Remedy ITSM
3 1 (0.55%) SAP EWM
Cloud Services
1 25 (13.81%) Azure
2 15 (8.29%) Microsoft 365
3 6 (3.31%) Cloud Computing
4 5 (2.76%) Power Platform
5 4 (2.21%) AWS
5 4 (2.21%) GitHub
6 3 (1.66%) PaaS
6 3 (1.66%) SaaS
7 2 (1.10%) IaaS
7 2 (1.10%) SuccessFactors
8 1 (0.55%) Azure Active Directory
8 1 (0.55%) Dynamics 365
8 1 (0.55%) GCP
8 1 (0.55%) Mimecast
8 1 (0.55%) PowerApps
8 1 (0.55%) Salesforce Service Cloud
8 1 (0.55%) Serverless
8 1 (0.55%) Veeva
Communications & Networking
1 13 (7.18%) Firewall
2 10 (5.52%) Network Security
3 9 (4.97%) DNS
3 9 (4.97%) LAN
4 8 (4.42%) DHCP
5 6 (3.31%) SD-WAN
5 6 (3.31%) TCP/IP
5 6 (3.31%) WAN
6 5 (2.76%) Cisco Firepower
6 5 (2.76%) Cisco ISE
6 5 (2.76%) Ethernet
7 4 (2.21%) Structured Cabling
7 4 (2.21%) VLAN
7 4 (2.21%) Wi-Fi
7 4 (2.21%) Wireless
7 4 (2.21%) WLAN
8 2 (1.10%) DMZ
8 2 (1.10%) SAN
8 2 (1.10%) VoIP
8 2 (1.10%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 19 (10.50%) SQL Server
2 4 (2.21%) Power BI
3 3 (1.66%) Tableau
4 2 (1.10%) BusinessObjects
4 2 (1.10%) Data Warehouse
4 2 (1.10%) Oracle Database
5 1 (0.55%) Amazon Aurora
5 1 (0.55%) MySQL
5 1 (0.55%) PostgreSQL
5 1 (0.55%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 9 (4.97%) Visual Studio
2 6 (3.31%) Artifactory
2 6 (3.31%) JIRA
3 4 (2.21%) Jenkins
3 4 (2.21%) SonarQube
4 3 (1.66%) Bugzilla
4 3 (1.66%) Git (software)
5 2 (1.10%) Bitbucket
5 2 (1.10%) Oracle APEX
5 2 (1.10%) TeamCity
General
1 76 (41.99%) Social Skills
2 49 (27.07%) Finance
3 42 (23.20%) Analytical Skills
4 23 (12.71%) Organisational Skills
5 11 (6.08%) Manufacturing
6 8 (4.42%) Influencing Skills
7 7 (3.87%) Police
7 7 (3.87%) Public Sector
8 6 (3.31%) Law
9 5 (2.76%) Retail
10 4 (2.21%) Legal
10 4 (2.21%) Presentation Skills
10 4 (2.21%) Telecoms
11 2 (1.10%) Banking
11 2 (1.10%) Marketing
11 2 (1.10%) Pharmaceutical
12 1 (0.55%) Back Office
12 1 (0.55%) Financial Institution
12 1 (0.55%) International Banking
12 1 (0.55%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 25 (13.81%) Analyst
2 18 (9.94%) Consultant
3 16 (8.84%) Project Manager
4 13 (7.18%) Architect
5 12 (6.63%) Administrator
5 12 (6.63%) Systems Administrator
6 10 (5.52%) Site Engineer
6 10 (5.52%) Site Reliability Engineer
7 9 (4.97%) Software Engineer
8 8 (4.42%) Delivery Manager
8 8 (4.42%) IT Manager
8 8 (4.42%) Senior Manager
8 8 (4.42%) Senior Project Manager
8 8 (4.42%) Service Manager
9 7 (3.87%) Head of IT
9 7 (3.87%) ITIL Manager
9 7 (3.87%) ITIL Service Delivery Manager
9 7 (3.87%) ITIL Service Manager
9 7 (3.87%) Security Consultant
9 7 (3.87%) Service Delivery Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 17 (9.39%) .NET
2 14 (7.73%) React
3 9 (4.97%) Blazor
4 7 (3.87%) CGI
4 7 (3.87%) CSS
5 6 (3.31%) HTML
6 5 (2.76%) AngularJS
6 5 (2.76%) JSON
7 4 (2.21%) Ajax
7 4 (2.21%) HTML5
7 4 (2.21%) XML
8 3 (1.66%) ASP.NET
8 3 (1.66%) REST
9 2 (1.10%) ASP.NET Web API
9 2 (1.10%) jQuery
10 1 (0.55%) .NET Core
10 1 (0.55%) COM
10 1 (0.55%) Elastic Stack
10 1 (0.55%) Node.js
10 1 (0.55%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 17 (9.39%) Self-Motivation
2 16 (8.84%) e-Learning
3 11 (6.08%) Management Information System
4 10 (5.52%) Cloud Native
5 8 (4.42%) Smart Meter
6 7 (3.87%) Public Cloud
7 6 (3.31%) Data Centre
8 5 (2.76%) Virtual Team
9 4 (2.21%) User Experience
10 3 (1.66%) NHS
11 2 (1.10%) Clustering
11 2 (1.10%) Freedom of Information
11 2 (1.10%) Greenfield Project
11 2 (1.10%) Private Cloud
11 2 (1.10%) Social Media
12 1 (0.55%) Fat Client
12 1 (0.55%) FMCG
12 1 (0.55%) iPad
12 1 (0.55%) Mobile App
12 1 (0.55%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 26 (14.36%) Windows
2 9 (4.97%) Linux
3 6 (3.31%) Windows Server
4 3 (1.66%) Unix
4 3 (1.66%) Windows Server 2012
4 3 (1.66%) Windows Server 2016
5 2 (1.10%) Apple iOS
5 2 (1.10%) Windows 8
5 2 (1.10%) Windows Server 2019
6 1 (0.55%) Android
6 1 (0.55%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 1 (0.55%) Windows 10
Processes & Methodologies
1 71 (39.23%) Project Management
2 50 (27.62%) Agile Software Development
3 41 (22.65%) Problem-Solving
4 39 (21.55%) ITIL
5 33 (18.23%) Stakeholder Management
6 30 (16.57%) PRINCE2
7 23 (12.71%) Project Delivery
7 23 (12.71%) Service Management
8 21 (11.60%) Time Management
9 19 (10.50%) Service Delivery
10 18 (9.94%) Business Intelligence
10 18 (9.94%) Continuous Improvement
11 17 (9.39%) Risk Management
11 17 (9.39%) User Acceptance Testing
12 16 (8.84%) Change Control
12 16 (8.84%) Coaching
12 16 (8.84%) Incident Management
13 15 (8.29%) Problem Management
13 15 (8.29%) Regression Testing
14 14 (7.73%) Computer Science
Programming Languages
1 18 (9.94%) C#
2 14 (7.73%) SQL
3 12 (6.63%) PowerShell
4 10 (5.52%) JavaScript
4 10 (5.52%) Python
5 5 (2.76%) C
5 5 (2.76%) Perl
6 4 (2.21%) Java
6 4 (2.21%) PL/SQL
6 4 (2.21%) TypeScript
7 3 (1.66%) Bash Shell
7 3 (1.66%) T-SQL
8 2 (1.10%) R
8 2 (1.10%) VBA
9 1 (0.55%) Shell Script
9 1 (0.55%) VB
Qualifications
1 31 (17.13%) Security Cleared
2 25 (13.81%) Degree
3 24 (13.26%) SC Cleared
4 14 (7.73%) Computer Science Degree
5 8 (4.42%) ITIL Certification
5 8 (4.42%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
6 4 (2.21%) SAP Certification
7 3 (1.66%) BPSS Clearance
7 3 (1.66%) Microsoft Certification
7 3 (1.66%) TOGAF Certification
8 2 (1.10%) APMG
8 2 (1.10%) PRINCE2 Certification
8 2 (1.10%) RHCE
9 1 (0.55%) DBS Check
9 1 (0.55%) DV Cleared
9 1 (0.55%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 20 (11.05%) GDPR
2 12 (6.63%) SLA
3 9 (4.97%) PMO
4 7 (3.87%) Cyber Essentials
4 7 (3.87%) Cyber Essentials PLUS
4 7 (3.87%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 7 (3.87%) NIST
5 2 (1.10%) Data Quality
6 1 (0.55%) CDISC
6 1 (0.55%) QA
System Software
1 11 (6.08%) Active Directory
2 9 (4.97%) VMware Infrastructure
3 5 (2.76%) Docker
3 5 (2.76%) VMware NSX
4 2 (1.10%) BitLocker
4 2 (1.10%) Firmware
4 2 (1.10%) LXC
4 2 (1.10%) NFS
4 2 (1.10%) SRDF
5 1 (0.55%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 9 (4.97%) Ansible
2 7 (3.87%) Terraform
3 6 (3.31%) Kubernetes
4 5 (2.76%) FortiGate
5 4 (2.21%) Nessus
6 2 (1.10%) SCCM
6 2 (1.10%) Single Sign-On
7 1 (0.55%) Jamf Pro
7 1 (0.55%) Microsoft Intune
7 1 (0.55%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 46 (25.41%) Microsoft
2 15 (8.29%) SAP
3 12 (6.63%) Cisco
4 11 (6.08%) VMware
5 9 (4.97%) ConnectWise
5 9 (4.97%) Oracle
5 9 (4.97%) Remedy
6 6 (3.31%) SolarWinds
7 5 (2.76%) CA
7 5 (2.76%) Fortinet
7 5 (2.76%) OpenText
8 4 (2.21%) Apple
8 4 (2.21%) HP
8 4 (2.21%) Meraki
9 3 (1.66%) Workday
10 2 (1.10%) Atlassian
10 2 (1.10%) Becrypt
10 2 (1.10%) MEDITECH
10 2 (1.10%) MobileIron
10 2 (1.10%) Zerto