Period
to 17 January 2019

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Staffordshire with a requirement for Continuous Improvement skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited Continuous Improvement over the 6 months to 17 January 2019 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Continual Improvement
West Midlands > Staffordshire
6 months to
17 Jan 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 36 68 68
Rank change year-on-year +32 0 -9
Permanent jobs citing Continuous Improvement 34 25 34
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Staffordshire 5.37% 2.27% 3.00%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 5.83% 2.59% 3.19%
Number of salaries quoted 28 25 27
Staffordshire median annual salary £41,250 £40,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +3.13% -11.11% +16.88%
10th Percentile £31,250 £28,000 £31,900
90th Percentile £52,875 £55,250 £54,609
West Midlands median annual salary £47,500 £47,500 £46,500
% change year-on-year - +2.15% +5.68%

Continuous Improvement 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 Staffordshire with a requirement for process or methodology skills.

All Process and Methodology Skills
Staffordshire
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for process or methodology skills 583 964 1,067
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Staffordshire 92.10% 87.64% 94.26%
Number of salaries quoted 519 795 912
Staffordshire median annual salary £40,000 £37,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +6.67% -6.25% +6.67%
10th Percentile £24,000 £21,250 £25,000
90th Percentile £57,500 £62,000 £57,500
West Midlands median annual salary £45,000 £41,000 £41,500
% change year-on-year +9.76% -1.20% +1.22%

Continuous Improvement
Job Vacancy Trend in Staffordshire

Job postings citing Continuous Improvement as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Staffordshire.

Job vacancy trend for Continuous Improvement in Staffordshire

Continuous Improvement
Salary Trend in Staffordshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Continuous Improvement in Staffordshire.

Salary trend for Continuous Improvement in Staffordshire

Continuous Improvement
Salary Histogram in Staffordshire

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Continuous Improvement in Staffordshire over the 6 months to 17 January 2019.

Salary histogram for Continuous Improvement in Staffordshire

Continuous Improvement
Job Locations in Staffordshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Continuous Improvement within the Staffordshire region over the 6 months to 17 January 2019. 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
Stoke-on-Trent -1 13 £42,500 +26.87% 2
Burton-upon-Trent +6 9 £47,500 - 1
Leek - 5 £32,500 -
Tamworth +11 2 £47,500 -11.21%
Cannock - 1 £32,500 -
Continuous Improvement
West Midlands

For the 6 months to 17 January 2019, IT jobs citing Continuous Improvement 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 Staffordshire region with a requirement for Continuous Improvement.

1 17 (50.00%) Problem-Solving
2 14 (41.18%) Analytical Skills
3 12 (35.29%) WLAN
3 12 (35.29%) Firewall
3 12 (35.29%) Information Security
4 11 (32.35%) Management Information System
4 11 (32.35%) Microsoft
5 8 (23.53%) LAN
5 8 (23.53%) Microsoft Certification
5 8 (23.53%) WAN
5 8 (23.53%) SQL
5 8 (23.53%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 8 (23.53%) Root Cause Analysis
6 7 (20.59%) Office 365
6 7 (20.59%) Active Directory
7 6 (17.65%) Cisco
7 6 (17.65%) SAN
7 6 (17.65%) VoIP
7 6 (17.65%) CCNP
7 6 (17.65%) CCNA
7 6 (17.65%) MS Exchange
7 6 (17.65%) ADSL
7 6 (17.65%) Windows
7 6 (17.65%) LDAP
7 6 (17.65%) DHCP
7 6 (17.65%) Kerberos
7 6 (17.65%) SNMP
7 6 (17.65%) TCP/IP
7 6 (17.65%) DNS
7 6 (17.65%) Wireless

Continuous Improvement
Co-occurring IT Skills in Staffordshire 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 6 (17.65%) Exchange Server 2003
1 6 (17.65%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 5 (14.71%) Microsoft Excel
2 2 (5.88%) Microsoft PowerPoint
2 2 (5.88%) Microsoft Project
2 2 (5.88%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 1 (2.94%) Infor LN
1 1 (2.94%) Infor M3
Cloud Services
1 7 (20.59%) Office 365
2 6 (17.65%) Microsoft Azure
3 4 (11.76%) IaaS
3 4 (11.76%) PaaS
3 4 (11.76%) SaaS
4 1 (2.94%) Amazon AWS
4 1 (2.94%) Cloud Computing
4 1 (2.94%) Google Cloud Platform
Communications & Networking
1 12 (35.29%) Firewall
1 12 (35.29%) WLAN
2 8 (23.53%) LAN
2 8 (23.53%) WAN
3 6 (17.65%) ADSL
3 6 (17.65%) Cisco ASA
3 6 (17.65%) Cisco Nexus
3 6 (17.65%) DHCP
3 6 (17.65%) DNS
3 6 (17.65%) Internet
3 6 (17.65%) Kerberos
3 6 (17.65%) MPLS
3 6 (17.65%) NAS
3 6 (17.65%) Network Security
3 6 (17.65%) SAN
3 6 (17.65%) SNMP
3 6 (17.65%) TCP/IP
3 6 (17.65%) VLAN
3 6 (17.65%) VoIP
3 6 (17.65%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (5.88%) BusinessObjects
1 2 (5.88%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 2 (5.88%) Visual Studio Coded UI
2 1 (2.94%) JMeter
2 1 (2.94%) Selenium
2 1 (2.94%) SpecFlow
General
1 4 (11.76%) Finance
2 1 (2.94%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 9 (26.47%) Analyst
2 8 (23.53%) Senior Analyst
3 6 (17.65%) Network Engineer
3 6 (17.65%) Senior Network Engineer
4 5 (14.71%) Information Manager
4 5 (14.71%) Information Security Manager
4 5 (14.71%) Security Manager
5 3 (8.82%) 3rd Line Engineer
5 3 (8.82%) Business Analyst
5 3 (8.82%) Information Analyst
5 3 (8.82%) MI Analyst
5 3 (8.82%) Senior Business Analyst
5 3 (8.82%) Senior Information Analyst
5 3 (8.82%) Senior MI Analyst
6 2 (5.88%) Consultant
6 2 (5.88%) Implementation Consultant
6 2 (5.88%) Infrastructure Engineer
6 2 (5.88%) Systems Engineer
7 1 (2.94%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
7 1 (2.94%) Technical Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (17.65%) LDAP
Miscellaneous
1 14 (41.18%) Analytical Skills
2 11 (32.35%) Management Information System
3 4 (11.76%) Self-Motivation
3 4 (11.76%) Virtual Team
4 1 (2.94%) Data Centre
4 1 (2.94%) Data Protection Act
4 1 (2.94%) Greenfield Project
Operating Systems
1 6 (17.65%) Windows
1 6 (17.65%) Windows Server 2003
2 2 (5.88%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 17 (50.00%) Problem-Solving
2 12 (35.29%) Information Security
3 8 (23.53%) Root Cause Analysis
4 6 (17.65%) Capacity Planning
4 6 (17.65%) Data Privacy
4 6 (17.65%) Integration Testing
4 6 (17.65%) Network Design
4 6 (17.65%) Network Management
4 6 (17.65%) Service Delivery
5 5 (14.71%) Business Analysis
5 5 (14.71%) Data Security
5 5 (14.71%) Internal Audit
5 5 (14.71%) IT Strategy
5 5 (14.71%) Risk Management
6 4 (11.76%) Agile Software Development
6 4 (11.76%) Data Protection
6 4 (11.76%) Identity Access Management
6 4 (11.76%) Mobile Device Management
6 4 (11.76%) Stakeholder Management
6 4 (11.76%) Virtual Team Management
Programming Languages
1 8 (23.53%) SQL
2 5 (14.71%) VBA
3 2 (5.88%) C#
3 2 (5.88%) VB
3 2 (5.88%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 8 (23.53%) Microsoft Certification
2 6 (17.65%) CCNA
2 6 (17.65%) CCNP
2 6 (17.65%) Cisco Certification
2 6 (17.65%) Degree
2 6 (17.65%) MCITP
3 3 (8.82%) CISSP
4 1 (2.94%) ISO 27001 Lead Auditor
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (23.53%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 6 (17.65%) PCI DSS
3 5 (14.71%) Cyber Essentials
3 5 (14.71%) GDPR
4 2 (5.88%) SLA
System Software
1 7 (20.59%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 11 (32.35%) Microsoft
2 6 (17.65%) Cisco
2 6 (17.65%) VMware
3 4 (11.76%) Avaya
4 1 (2.94%) Epicor
4 1 (2.94%) Infor