Period
to 27 October 2021

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in the South East with a requirement for IT Strategy skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited IT Strategy over the 6 months to 27 October 2021 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

IT/Technology Strategy
England > South East
6 months to
27 Oct 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 268 212 202
Rank change year-on-year -56 -10 +18
Permanent jobs citing IT Strategy 202 89 388
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the South East 1.11% 1.09% 1.54%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.19% 1.19% 1.69%
Number of salaries quoted 116 74 330
10th Percentile £42,500 £47,150 £40,488
25th Percentile £50,938 £55,000 £47,500
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £70,000 £67,500 £60,000
Median % change year-on-year +3.70% +12.50% -7.69%
75th Percentile £86,563 £81,250 £82,500
90th Percentile £96,250 £100,000 £100,000
England median annual salary £70,000 £70,000 £67,500
% change year-on-year - +3.70% +3.85%

IT Strategy 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 South East with a requirement for process or methodology skills.

All Process and Methodology Skills
South East
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for process or methodology skills 16,921 7,479 22,967
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South East 93.39% 92.00% 91.16%
Number of salaries quoted 11,370 6,206 18,760
10th Percentile £32,000 £31,500 £28,000
25th Percentile £40,500 £40,000 £36,250
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £52,500 £52,500 £50,000
Median % change year-on-year - +5.00% +5.26%
75th Percentile £67,500 £65,000 £63,750
90th Percentile £80,000 £75,000 £75,000
England median annual salary £59,500 £55,000 £52,500
% change year-on-year +8.18% +4.76% -

IT Strategy
Job Vacancy Trend in the South East

Job postings citing IT Strategy as a proportion of all IT jobs advertised in the South East.

Job vacancy trend for IT Strategy in the South East

IT Strategy
Salary Trend in the South East

3-month moving average salary quoted in jobs citing IT Strategy in the South East.

Salary trend for IT Strategy in the South East

IT Strategy
Salary Histogram in the South East

Salary distribution for jobs citing IT Strategy in the South East over the 6 months to 27 October 2021.

Salary histogram for IT Strategy in the South East

IT Strategy
Job Locations in the South East

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing IT Strategy within the South East region over the 6 months to 27 October 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
Thames Valley -48 61 £70,000 +3.70% 18
Berkshire -43 45 £70,000 +3.70% 7
West Sussex +13 36 £80,000 -5.88% 3
Surrey -50 35 £60,000 -10.80% 10
Kent -16 27 £70,000 -12.50% 6
Hampshire -119 18 £57,500 +12.20% 6
East Sussex -36 14 £50,000 -36.51% 1
Buckinghamshire -40 13 £70,000 - 6
Oxfordshire -28 4 £65,000 -24.86% 5
Home Counties - 4 £70,000 -
Middlesex +8 1 £50,000 -56.52%
Sussex - 1 £90,000 -
IT Strategy
England

For the 6 months to 27 October 2021, IT jobs citing IT Strategy 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 South East region with a requirement for IT Strategy.

1 80 (39.60%) Agile Software Development
2 75 (37.13%) Azure
3 73 (36.14%) Microsoft
4 60 (29.70%) Social Skills
5 47 (23.27%) Information Security
6 45 (22.28%) Degree
7 42 (20.79%) Firewall
8 41 (20.30%) Finance
8 41 (20.30%) DevOps
9 40 (19.80%) .NET
9 40 (19.80%) Windows
10 39 (19.31%) SQL Server
11 38 (18.81%) React
12 36 (17.82%) Cybersecurity
13 35 (17.33%) ITIL
13 35 (17.33%) Project Management
14 34 (16.83%) C#
14 34 (16.83%) TOGAF
15 32 (15.84%) .NET Core
16 30 (14.85%) Active Directory
17 29 (14.36%) Problem-Solving
17 29 (14.36%) Microsoft 365
18 27 (13.37%) VMware
18 27 (13.37%) Enterprise Architecture
19 26 (12.87%) Mentoring
19 26 (12.87%) Windows Server
20 25 (12.38%) AWS
20 25 (12.38%) SharePoint
20 25 (12.38%) Strategic Roadmap
21 24 (11.88%) SDLC

IT Strategy
Co-occurring IT Skills in the South East 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 25 (12.38%) SharePoint
2 15 (7.43%) CMS
3 12 (5.94%) Confluence
4 11 (5.45%) IIS
4 11 (5.45%) Sitecore CMS
4 11 (5.45%) Umbraco
4 11 (5.45%) WordPress
5 1 (0.50%) Drupal
5 1 (0.50%) MS Exchange
5 1 (0.50%) NetWeaver
Applications
1 2 (0.99%) Windchill
2 1 (0.50%) Microsoft Excel
2 1 (0.50%) Microsoft Office
2 1 (0.50%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 11 (5.45%) Sage 200
2 3 (1.49%) Shopify
3 2 (0.99%) Salesforce.com CRM
4 1 (0.50%) Dynamics AX
4 1 (0.50%) Dynamics NAV
4 1 (0.50%) SAP S/4HANA
Cloud Services
1 75 (37.13%) Azure
2 29 (14.36%) Microsoft 365
3 25 (12.38%) AWS
4 14 (6.93%) SaaS
5 13 (6.44%) GCP
6 12 (5.94%) Mimecast
7 11 (5.45%) Cloud Computing
7 11 (5.45%) IaaS
7 11 (5.45%) OneDrive
7 11 (5.45%) PaaS
8 9 (4.46%) Azure Active Directory
9 4 (1.98%) Power Platform
10 3 (1.49%) Akamai
10 3 (1.49%) Algolia
10 3 (1.49%) Amplience
10 3 (1.49%) AWS Lambda
10 3 (1.49%) CloudFront
10 3 (1.49%) Serverless
11 2 (0.99%) Apigee
11 2 (0.99%) Dynamics 365
Communications & Networking
1 42 (20.79%) Firewall
2 21 (10.40%) VPN
3 20 (9.90%) SSL
4 17 (8.42%) DNS
5 16 (7.92%) DHCP
6 11 (5.45%) IPsec
6 11 (5.45%) TCP/IP
6 11 (5.45%) VLAN
6 11 (5.45%) VoIP
7 10 (4.95%) 5G
8 9 (4.46%) IPv6
8 9 (4.46%) LTE
9 7 (3.47%) Network Security
9 7 (3.47%) Wi-Fi
10 5 (2.48%) LAN
10 5 (2.48%) WAN
11 3 (1.49%) Internet
11 3 (1.49%) VSAN
12 1 (0.50%) Broadband
12 1 (0.50%) LLU
Database & Business Intelligence
1 39 (19.31%) SQL Server
2 11 (5.45%) Azure SQL Database
3 6 (2.97%) MySQL
4 4 (1.98%) NoSQL
5 2 (0.99%) Data Warehouse
5 2 (0.99%) PostgreSQL
6 1 (0.50%) Amazon Redshift
6 1 (0.50%) Big Data
6 1 (0.50%) Blockchain
6 1 (0.50%) Electronic Patient Records
6 1 (0.50%) Metadata
6 1 (0.50%) MongoDB
6 1 (0.50%) SAP BW
6 1 (0.50%) SAP HANA
6 1 (0.50%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 1 (0.50%) Tableau
Development Applications
1 12 (5.94%) JIRA
2 11 (5.45%) Git (software)
2 11 (5.45%) Visual Studio
3 1 (0.50%) Bitbucket
General
1 60 (29.70%) Social Skills
2 41 (20.30%) Finance
3 21 (10.40%) Retail
4 12 (5.94%) Pharmaceutical
5 11 (5.45%) Legal
6 10 (4.95%) Analytical Skills
7 7 (3.47%) Public Sector
8 6 (2.97%) Back Office
8 6 (2.97%) Marketing
8 6 (2.97%) Presentation Skills
9 5 (2.48%) Influencing Skills
9 5 (2.48%) Military
10 2 (0.99%) Automotive
11 1 (0.50%) Manufacturing
11 1 (0.50%) Organisational Skills
11 1 (0.50%) Spanish Language
11 1 (0.50%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 70 (34.65%) Architect
2 23 (11.39%) IT Manager
3 21 (10.40%) Software Architect
4 20 (9.90%) Security Architect
5 17 (8.42%) Enterprise Architect
6 14 (6.93%) Developer
7 12 (5.94%) .NET Developer
7 12 (5.94%) IT Engineer
8 9 (4.46%) IT Security Engineer
8 9 (4.46%) Principal Architect
8 9 (4.46%) Security Engineer
8 9 (4.46%) Software Engineer
9 8 (3.96%) Infrastructure Architect
9 8 (3.96%) Lead Architect
9 8 (3.96%) Solutions Architect
10 7 (3.47%) Head of DevOps
10 7 (3.47%) Infrastructure Manager
10 7 (3.47%) IT Architect
11 6 (2.97%) Analyst
11 6 (2.97%) Lead Software Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 40 (19.80%) .NET
2 38 (18.81%) React
3 32 (15.84%) .NET Core
4 18 (8.91%) ASP.NET
5 16 (7.92%) ASP.NET Web API
5 16 (7.92%) OAuth
6 15 (7.43%) AngularJS
6 15 (7.43%) ASP.NET Core
6 15 (7.43%) CSS
6 15 (7.43%) HTML
6 15 (7.43%) OAuth2
6 15 (7.43%) OpenID
7 11 (5.45%) Node.js
7 11 (5.45%) Web Services
8 8 (3.96%) React Native
8 8 (3.96%) Redux
9 3 (1.49%) REST
10 2 (0.99%) ASP.NET Web Forms
10 2 (0.99%) HTML5
10 2 (0.99%) jQuery
Miscellaneous
1 21 (10.40%) Data Centre
2 18 (8.91%) Greenfield Project
2 18 (8.91%) Management Information System
3 14 (6.93%) Mobile App
4 12 (5.94%) User Experience
5 8 (3.96%) Virtual Team
6 5 (2.48%) Data Protection Act
7 4 (1.98%) Hybrid Cloud
8 3 (1.49%) Cloud Native
8 3 (1.49%) Enterprise Storage
8 3 (1.49%) iPad
8 3 (1.49%) Public Cloud
8 3 (1.49%) Social Media
9 2 (0.99%) PMI
9 2 (0.99%) Self-Motivation
10 1 (0.50%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
10 1 (0.50%) LIMS
10 1 (0.50%) Mainframe
10 1 (0.50%) NHS
10 1 (0.50%) Private Cloud
Operating Systems
1 40 (19.80%) Windows
2 26 (12.87%) Windows Server
3 15 (7.43%) Windows Server 2012
4 13 (6.44%) Windows 10
5 12 (5.94%) Android
5 12 (5.94%) Apple iOS
6 11 (5.45%) Windows Server 2019
7 10 (4.95%) Linux
8 1 (0.50%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 80 (39.60%) Agile Software Development
2 47 (23.27%) Information Security
3 41 (20.30%) DevOps
4 36 (17.82%) Cybersecurity
5 35 (17.33%) ITIL
5 35 (17.33%) Project Management
6 34 (16.83%) TOGAF
7 29 (14.36%) Problem-Solving
8 27 (13.37%) Enterprise Architecture
9 26 (12.87%) Mentoring
10 25 (12.38%) Strategic Roadmap
11 24 (11.88%) SDLC
12 22 (10.89%) Risk Management
12 22 (10.89%) SIEM
13 20 (9.90%) Scaled Agile Framework
14 19 (9.41%) Microservices
14 19 (9.41%) MVC
14 19 (9.41%) Scrum
15 18 (8.91%) Computer Science
16 17 (8.42%) Full Stack Development
Programming Languages
1 34 (16.83%) C#
2 23 (11.39%) PowerShell
3 21 (10.40%) SQL
4 17 (8.42%) JavaScript
5 11 (5.45%) Kotlin
6 7 (3.47%) Python
7 6 (2.97%) Java
8 4 (1.98%) C
8 4 (1.98%) TypeScript
9 2 (0.99%) Go
9 2 (0.99%) PHP
9 2 (0.99%) Ruby
10 1 (0.50%) ABAP
10 1 (0.50%) ES6
10 1 (0.50%) Perl
Qualifications
1 45 (22.28%) Degree
2 18 (8.91%) Microsoft Certification
3 15 (7.43%) Master's Degree
4 13 (6.44%) SC Cleared
4 13 (6.44%) Security Cleared
5 9 (4.46%) CCNA
5 9 (4.46%) Cisco Certification
6 7 (3.47%) MBA
6 7 (3.47%) MCSE
7 3 (1.49%) PMI Certification
8 2 (0.99%) AWS Certification
8 2 (0.99%) CCA
8 2 (0.99%) CEH
8 2 (0.99%) CISA
8 2 (0.99%) CISM
8 2 (0.99%) CISSP
8 2 (0.99%) Computer Science Degree
8 2 (0.99%) IIBA
8 2 (0.99%) PMP
8 2 (0.99%) SANS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 14 (6.93%) GDPR
2 13 (6.44%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 9 (4.46%) QA
4 8 (3.96%) SLA
5 7 (3.47%) PCI DSS
6 6 (2.97%) NIST
6 6 (2.97%) Sarbanes-Oxley
7 4 (1.98%) Actionable Recommendations
7 4 (1.98%) Cyber Essentials
7 4 (1.98%) Cyber Essentials PLUS
7 4 (1.98%) GAMP
7 4 (1.98%) HIPAA
7 4 (1.98%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
8 3 (1.49%) PMO
9 2 (0.99%) COBIT
10 1 (0.50%) DICOM
10 1 (0.50%) GRC
10 1 (0.50%) HL7
10 1 (0.50%) ISO 9001
10 1 (0.50%) SNOMED CT
System Software
1 30 (14.85%) Active Directory
2 23 (11.39%) VMware Infrastructure
3 11 (5.45%) vSphere
4 5 (2.48%) Hyper-V
5 3 (1.49%) Docker
5 3 (1.49%) VMware ESXi
5 3 (1.49%) VMware NSX
6 1 (0.50%) Virtual Desktop
Systems Management
1 18 (8.91%) Microsoft Intune
2 8 (3.96%) CSIRT
3 6 (2.97%) Kubernetes
4 5 (2.48%) Terraform
5 3 (1.49%) Ansible
6 2 (0.99%) Puppet
7 1 (0.50%) SCCM
7 1 (0.50%) Single Sign-On
Vendors
1 73 (36.14%) Microsoft
2 27 (13.37%) VMware
3 12 (5.94%) Palo Alto
4 11 (5.45%) Sage
4 11 (5.45%) Sitecore
4 11 (5.45%) Sophos
5 9 (4.46%) Aruba
5 9 (4.46%) Cisco
5 9 (4.46%) Zscaler
6 4 (1.98%) Veeam
7 3 (1.49%) Elastic Path
7 3 (1.49%) Oracle
7 3 (1.49%) Splunk
8 2 (0.99%) Citrix
8 2 (0.99%) PTC
8 2 (0.99%) Salesforce.com
8 2 (0.99%) Sun
9 1 (0.50%) Atlassian
9 1 (0.50%) Fortinet
9 1 (0.50%) Google