Period
to 21 November 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in the North West with a requirement for Strategic Planning skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited Strategic Planning over the 6 months to 21 November 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Strategic Planning
England > North West
6 months to
21 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 329 344 312
Rank change year-on-year +15 -32 +20
Permanent jobs citing Strategic Planning 35 23 56
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the North West 0.26% 0.18% 0.43%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.29% 0.21% 0.48%
Number of salaries quoted 26 20 39
North West median annual salary £48,000 £52,500 £57,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -8.57% -8.70% +43.75%
10th Percentile £36,250 £31,250 £36,250
90th Percentile £58,750 £64,325 £79,000
England median annual salary £60,000 £62,500 £60,000
% change year-on-year -4.00% +4.17% -7.69%

Strategic Planning 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%

Strategic Planning
Job Vacancy Trend in the North West

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

Job vacancy trend for Strategic Planning in the North West

Strategic Planning
Salary Trend in the North West

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

Salary trend for Strategic Planning in the North West

Strategic Planning
Salary Histogram in the North West

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Strategic Planning in the North West over the 6 months to 21 November 2017.

Salary histogram for Strategic Planning in the North West

Strategic Planning
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 Strategic Planning 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
Lancashire - 13 £37,500 -
Manchester -24 10 £47,500 -17.39% 3
Cheshire -26 6 £57,500 -
Merseyside +15 2 £50,000 +53.85%
Strategic Planning
England

For the 6 months to 21 November 2017, IT jobs citing Strategic Planning 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 Strategic Planning.

1 16 (45.71%) Finance
2 13 (37.14%) Continuous Improvement
3 11 (31.43%) Project Management
3 11 (31.43%) Change Management
4 10 (28.57%) Budget Control
5 8 (22.86%) Market Research
5 8 (22.86%) Product Management
5 8 (22.86%) Marketing
5 8 (22.86%) Risk Management
5 8 (22.86%) Microsoft Excel
6 7 (20.00%) PRINCE2
6 7 (20.00%) Microsoft Project
6 7 (20.00%) PRINCE2 Certification
6 7 (20.00%) People Management
6 7 (20.00%) Translating Business Requirements
7 6 (17.14%) Stakeholder Management
7 6 (17.14%) Business Intelligence
7 6 (17.14%) Degree
7 6 (17.14%) Agile Software Development
7 6 (17.14%) Visualisation
8 5 (14.29%) Use Case
8 5 (14.29%) Waterfall
8 5 (14.29%) Data Warehouse
8 5 (14.29%) Tableau
9 4 (11.43%) Line Management
9 4 (11.43%) Service Design
9 4 (11.43%) Pricing Strategy
9 4 (11.43%) Customer Requirements
9 4 (11.43%) Microsoft
9 4 (11.43%) SQL

Strategic Planning
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 1 (2.86%) SharePoint
Applications
1 8 (22.86%) Microsoft Excel
2 7 (20.00%) Microsoft Project
3 1 (2.86%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 3 (8.57%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (2.86%) Cisco ASA
1 1 (2.86%) DHCP
1 1 (2.86%) DNS
1 1 (2.86%) Firewall
1 1 (2.86%) Intranet
1 1 (2.86%) iSCSI
1 1 (2.86%) LAN
1 1 (2.86%) Network Security
1 1 (2.86%) SAN
1 1 (2.86%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (14.29%) Data Warehouse
2 3 (8.57%) SQL Server Analysis Services
2 3 (8.57%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 3 (8.57%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 1 (2.86%) MySQL
General
1 16 (45.71%) Finance
2 8 (22.86%) Marketing
3 4 (11.43%) Retail
4 1 (2.86%) Back Office
4 1 (2.86%) Retail Finance
4 1 (2.86%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 8 (22.86%) Product Manager
2 7 (20.00%) Project Manager
3 5 (14.29%) Head of Business Intelligence
3 5 (14.29%) Strategy Manager
4 4 (11.43%) Planning Manager
5 3 (8.57%) Programme Planning Manager
6 1 (2.86%) Analyst
6 1 (2.86%) Change Manager
6 1 (2.86%) Head of IT
6 1 (2.86%) IT Manager
6 1 (2.86%) IT Support
6 1 (2.86%) Performance Manager
6 1 (2.86%) Platform Manager
6 1 (2.86%) Security Engineer
6 1 (2.86%) Senior Change Manager
6 1 (2.86%) Senior IT Support
6 1 (2.86%) Senior Security Engineer
6 1 (2.86%) Senior Support Engineer
6 1 (2.86%) Service Manager
6 1 (2.86%) Service Operations Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (2.86%) .NET
1 1 (2.86%) CSS
1 1 (2.86%) HTML
1 1 (2.86%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 4 (11.43%) Mobile App
2 3 (8.57%) Smart Meter
2 3 (8.57%) Virtual Team
3 2 (5.71%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (2.86%) Algorithms
4 1 (2.86%) BBC
4 1 (2.86%) Data Centre
4 1 (2.86%) EMC VNX
4 1 (2.86%) FMCG
4 1 (2.86%) Mainframe
4 1 (2.86%) Management Information System
4 1 (2.86%) PKI
Operating Systems
1 2 (5.71%) Linux
1 2 (5.71%) Windows
1 2 (5.71%) Windows Server
2 1 (2.86%) CentOS
2 1 (2.86%) Unix
2 1 (2.86%) Windows 10
2 1 (2.86%) Windows 7
2 1 (2.86%) Windows 8
2 1 (2.86%) Windows Server 2012
2 1 (2.86%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (37.14%) Continuous Improvement
2 11 (31.43%) Change Management
2 11 (31.43%) Project Management
3 10 (28.57%) Budget Control
4 8 (22.86%) Market Research
4 8 (22.86%) Product Management
4 8 (22.86%) Risk Management
5 7 (20.00%) People Management
5 7 (20.00%) PRINCE2
5 7 (20.00%) Translating Business Requirements
6 6 (17.14%) Agile Software Development
6 6 (17.14%) Business Intelligence
6 6 (17.14%) Stakeholder Management
6 6 (17.14%) Visualisation
7 5 (14.29%) Use Case
7 5 (14.29%) Waterfall
8 4 (11.43%) Customer Requirements
8 4 (11.43%) Line Management
8 4 (11.43%) Pricing Strategy
8 4 (11.43%) Service Design
Programming Languages
1 4 (11.43%) SQL
2 1 (2.86%) PHP
2 1 (2.86%) VBA
Qualifications
1 7 (20.00%) PRINCE2 Certification
2 6 (17.14%) Degree
3 1 (2.86%) CCNP
3 1 (2.86%) Cisco Certification
3 1 (2.86%) CISSP
3 1 (2.86%) MCSE
3 1 (2.86%) Microsoft Certification
3 1 (2.86%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (8.57%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 1 (2.86%) SLA
System Software
1 1 (2.86%) Active Directory
1 1 (2.86%) vCloud
1 1 (2.86%) Virtual Machines
1 1 (2.86%) VMware ESXi
1 1 (2.86%) VMware Infrastructure
1 1 (2.86%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 1 (2.86%) Backup Exec
1 1 (2.86%) FortiGate
1 1 (2.86%) Opscode Chef
1 1 (2.86%) SCCM
1 1 (2.86%) WSUS
Vendors
1 5 (14.29%) Tableau
2 4 (11.43%) Microsoft
3 2 (5.71%) VMware
4 1 (2.86%) Capita
4 1 (2.86%) CheckPoint
4 1 (2.86%) Cisco
4 1 (2.86%) Citrix
4 1 (2.86%) EMC
4 1 (2.86%) HP
4 1 (2.86%) Juniper
4 1 (2.86%) NetApp
4 1 (2.86%) Palo Alto
4 1 (2.86%) ProCurve
4 1 (2.86%) Salesforce.com
4 1 (2.86%) Symantec