Period
to 11 December 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in the South East with a requirement for Strategic Thinking skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited Strategic Thinking over the 6 months to 11 December 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Strategic Thinking
England > South East
6 months to
11 Dec 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 431 461 485
Rank change year-on-year +30 +24 +9
Permanent jobs citing Strategic Thinking 103 94 109
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South East 0.37% 0.30% 0.32%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.40% 0.34% 0.36%
Number of salaries quoted 58 72 70
South East median annual salary £52,500 £57,250 £52,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -8.30% +9.05% +6.06%
10th Percentile £38,375 £29,750 £40,000
90th Percentile £90,000 £85,000 £87,750
England median annual salary £60,000 £65,000 £62,500
% change year-on-year -7.69% +4.00% +12.43%

Strategic Thinking 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 25,618 28,025 30,382
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South East 91.00% 89.88% 89.43%
Number of salaries quoted 20,976 23,083 25,216
South East median annual salary £47,500 £45,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.56% - -
10th Percentile £28,250 £27,000 £27,500
90th Percentile £72,500 £68,750 £68,750
England median annual salary £52,500 £50,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year +5.00% - +5.26%

Strategic Thinking
Job Vacancy Trend in the South East

Job postings citing Strategic Thinking as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in the South East.

Job vacancy trend for Strategic Thinking in the South East

Strategic Thinking
Salary Trend in the South East

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Strategic Thinking in the South East.

Salary trend for Strategic Thinking in the South East

Strategic Thinking
Salary Histogram in the South East

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Strategic Thinking in the South East over the 6 months to 11 December 2018.

Salary histogram for Strategic Thinking in the South East

Strategic Thinking
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 Strategic Thinking within the South East region over the 6 months to 11 December 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
Thames Valley +34 67 £50,165 -21.31% 7
Berkshire +21 51 £50,165 -12.76% 2
Hampshire +22 16 £52,500 +31.25% 2
Buckinghamshire +28 14 £47,500 -38.71% 4
Surrey +26 7 £70,000 +33.33%
East Sussex +8 6 £53,750 +10.82%
Oxfordshire +15 2 £90,000 +89.47% 1
West Sussex -16 1 - - 1
Strategic Thinking
England

For the 6 months to 11 December 2018, IT jobs citing Strategic Thinking 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 Strategic Thinking.

1 37 (35.92%) Microsoft
2 33 (32.04%) Degree
3 32 (31.07%) Service Management
3 32 (31.07%) Analytical Skills
4 29 (28.16%) Project Management
5 28 (27.18%) Finance
5 28 (27.18%) Problem-Solving
6 26 (25.24%) SaaS
7 25 (24.27%) Continuous Improvement
8 24 (23.30%) Technical Leadership
9 23 (22.33%) Analytics
10 20 (19.42%) ITIL
11 19 (18.45%) Change Management
12 18 (17.48%) Service Delivery
12 18 (17.48%) Microsoft Azure
12 18 (17.48%) Value Proposition
13 17 (16.50%) Matrix Management
13 17 (16.50%) ITSM
14 16 (15.53%) Business Intelligence
14 16 (15.53%) Data Quality
15 15 (14.56%) Active Directory
15 15 (14.56%) PRINCE2
15 15 (14.56%) Microsoft Office
16 14 (13.59%) Agile Software Development
16 14 (13.59%) Matrix Organization
17 13 (12.62%) Stakeholder Management
17 13 (12.62%) Microsoft Certification
17 13 (12.62%) MCITP
18 12 (11.65%) Supplier Management
18 12 (11.65%) Logistics

Strategic Thinking
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 3 (2.91%) MS Exchange
1 3 (2.91%) SharePoint
1 3 (2.91%) Skype for Business
2 2 (1.94%) Apache
2 2 (1.94%) Apache Solr
2 2 (1.94%) Confluence
2 2 (1.94%) nginx
2 2 (1.94%) OpenStack
2 2 (1.94%) SAS
2 2 (1.94%) Tomcat
Applications
1 15 (14.56%) Microsoft Office
2 9 (8.74%) Microsoft Excel
3 3 (2.91%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 1 (0.97%) Dynamics CRM
1 1 (0.97%) NetSuite
1 1 (0.97%) WebTrends
Cloud Services
1 26 (25.24%) SaaS
2 18 (17.48%) Microsoft Azure
3 11 (10.68%) Azure Active Directory
4 10 (9.71%) PaaS
5 9 (8.74%) Amazon AWS
6 8 (7.77%) IaaS
7 6 (5.83%) Office 365
8 3 (2.91%) OneDrive
8 3 (2.91%) Serverless
9 2 (1.94%) Cloud Computing
10 1 (0.97%) AWS CloudFormation
10 1 (0.97%) Google Analytics
10 1 (0.97%) Veeva
Communications & Networking
1 5 (4.85%) Broadband
2 3 (2.91%) Skype
3 2 (1.94%) LAN
3 2 (1.94%) Network Security
3 2 (1.94%) Unified Communications
3 2 (1.94%) WAN
4 1 (0.97%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (8.74%) Power BI
2 8 (7.77%) SQL Server
3 6 (5.83%) MySQL
4 4 (3.88%) Amazon Redshift
4 4 (3.88%) Looker
4 4 (3.88%) Oracle Exadata
5 3 (2.91%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 3 (2.91%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 3 (2.91%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 2 (1.94%) Crystal Reports
6 2 (1.94%) InterSystems Cache
6 2 (1.94%) PostgreSQL
7 1 (0.97%) Big Data
7 1 (0.97%) KNIME
7 1 (0.97%) Microsoft Analysis Services
7 1 (0.97%) MongoDB
7 1 (0.97%) QlikView
7 1 (0.97%) SQL Server 2012
7 1 (0.97%) SQL Server 2016
Development Applications
1 4 (3.88%) Jenkins
2 2 (1.94%) Atlassian Bamboo
2 2 (1.94%) Git (software)
2 2 (1.94%) Gradle
2 2 (1.94%) JIRA
2 2 (1.94%) Maven
2 2 (1.94%) Subversion
General
1 28 (27.18%) Finance
2 12 (11.65%) Billing
3 8 (7.77%) Retail
4 5 (4.85%) Games
5 4 (3.88%) Banking
5 4 (3.88%) Marketing
6 2 (1.94%) Publishing
7 1 (0.97%) Electronics
7 1 (0.97%) Law
7 1 (0.97%) Legal
7 1 (0.97%) Pharmaceutical
7 1 (0.97%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 15 (14.56%) Analyst
2 13 (12.62%) Developer
3 12 (11.65%) Buyer
4 10 (9.71%) Architect
4 10 (9.71%) IT Manager
5 9 (8.74%) IT Buyer
6 8 (7.77%) Development Manager
7 7 (6.80%) Lead Developer
7 7 (6.80%) Software Development Manager
7 7 (6.80%) Software Manager
8 6 (5.83%) Business Analyst
8 6 (5.83%) ICT Director
8 6 (5.83%) Product Development Manager
8 6 (5.83%) Product Manager
8 6 (5.83%) Software Product Manager
9 5 (4.85%) Business Intelligence Manager
9 5 (4.85%) Senior Developer
9 5 (4.85%) Senior Manager
9 5 (4.85%) Technology Director
10 4 (3.88%) Business Intelligence Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (10.68%) OAuth
1 11 (10.68%) SAML
2 5 (4.85%) LAMP
3 4 (3.88%) .NET
4 2 (1.94%) LAPP Stack
4 2 (1.94%) LEMP Stack
5 1 (0.97%) CSS
5 1 (0.97%) HTML
5 1 (0.97%) Node.js
5 1 (0.97%) WF
Miscellaneous
1 32 (31.07%) Analytical Skills
2 11 (10.68%) CESG
2 11 (10.68%) User Experience
3 6 (5.83%) Management Information System
4 5 (4.85%) Data Centre
5 3 (2.91%) Self-Motivation
5 3 (2.91%) Smartphone
6 2 (1.94%) CMDB
6 2 (1.94%) Mobile App
6 2 (1.94%) Public Cloud
7 1 (0.97%) Clustering
7 1 (0.97%) Cyberthreat
7 1 (0.97%) Driving Licence
7 1 (0.97%) Embedded Systems
7 1 (0.97%) NHS
7 1 (0.97%) Replication
7 1 (0.97%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 4 (3.88%) Windows
2 3 (2.91%) Linux
3 2 (1.94%) CentOS
3 2 (1.94%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 2 (1.94%) Ubuntu
3 2 (1.94%) Windows Server
4 1 (0.97%) Embedded Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 32 (31.07%) Service Management
2 29 (28.16%) Project Management
3 28 (27.18%) Problem-Solving
4 25 (24.27%) Continuous Improvement
5 24 (23.30%) Technical Leadership
6 23 (22.33%) Analytics
7 20 (19.42%) ITIL
8 19 (18.45%) Change Management
9 18 (17.48%) Service Delivery
9 18 (17.48%) Value Proposition
10 17 (16.50%) ITSM
10 17 (16.50%) Matrix Management
11 16 (15.53%) Business Intelligence
12 15 (14.56%) PRINCE2
13 14 (13.59%) Agile Software Development
13 14 (13.59%) Matrix Organization
14 13 (12.62%) Stakeholder Management
15 12 (11.65%) Benchmarking
15 12 (11.65%) Supplier Management
15 12 (11.65%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 10 (9.71%) SQL
2 6 (5.83%) C
3 5 (4.85%) VBA
4 4 (3.88%) C#
4 4 (3.88%) JavaScript
4 4 (3.88%) Python
4 4 (3.88%) R
4 4 (3.88%) Ruby
5 3 (2.91%) C++
5 3 (2.91%) Java
6 2 (1.94%) Go
6 2 (1.94%) PL/SQL
6 2 (1.94%) PowerShell
6 2 (1.94%) T-SQL
7 1 (0.97%) Bash Shell
7 1 (0.97%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 33 (32.04%) Degree
2 13 (12.62%) MCITP
2 13 (12.62%) Microsoft Certification
3 12 (11.65%) Computer Science Degree
3 12 (11.65%) MCSE
4 2 (1.94%) DV Cleared
4 2 (1.94%) Security Cleared
5 1 (0.97%) CISM
5 1 (0.97%) CISSP
5 1 (0.97%) CRISC
5 1 (0.97%) ITIL Certification
5 1 (0.97%) MBA
5 1 (0.97%) MCSA
5 1 (0.97%) MCTS
5 1 (0.97%) Numerate Degree
5 1 (0.97%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 16 (15.53%) Data Quality
2 7 (6.80%) SLA
3 6 (5.83%) QA
4 4 (3.88%) GDPR
4 4 (3.88%) ISO/IEC 20000
4 4 (3.88%) PMO
5 1 (0.97%) COBIT
5 1 (0.97%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 1 (0.97%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
5 1 (0.97%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 15 (14.56%) Active Directory
2 4 (3.88%) Docker
3 3 (2.91%) VMware Infrastructure
4 1 (0.97%) Hyper-V
4 1 (0.97%) XenApp
4 1 (0.97%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 2 (1.94%) Ansible
1 2 (1.94%) Nagios
1 2 (1.94%) Opscode Chef
1 2 (1.94%) Puppet
2 1 (0.97%) Microsoft Clustering
Vendors
1 37 (35.92%) Microsoft
2 7 (6.80%) Tableau
3 6 (5.83%) Oracle
4 4 (3.88%) Teradata
5 3 (2.91%) ServiceNow
5 3 (2.91%) VMware
6 2 (1.94%) BMC
6 2 (1.94%) CA
6 2 (1.94%) IBM
6 2 (1.94%) Peoplefluent
6 2 (1.94%) Salesforce.com
7 1 (0.97%) Alteryx
7 1 (0.97%) Cisco
7 1 (0.97%) Citrix
7 1 (0.97%) Dell
7 1 (0.97%) Google
7 1 (0.97%) HP
7 1 (0.97%) SAP
7 1 (0.97%) Symantec