Period
to 20 November 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in the UK excluding London 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 20 November 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Change Management
UK > UK excluding London
6 months to
20 Nov 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 120 115 116
Rank change year-on-year -5 +1 -33
Permanent jobs citing Change Management 2,465 2,842 3,001
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK excluding London 2.69% 2.83% 2.76%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.96% 3.12% 3.06%
Number of salaries quoted 1,809 2,167 2,140
UK excluding London median annual salary £49,000 £47,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +3.16% +5.56% -
10th Percentile £30,750 £30,000 £28,747
90th Percentile £72,500 £71,250 £70,000
UK median annual salary £53,174 £52,500 £50,001
% change year-on-year +1.28% +5.00% +0.00%

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 UK excluding London with a requirement for process or methodology skills.

All Process and Methodology Skills
UK excluding London
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for process or methodology skills 83,232 91,026 98,037
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK excluding London 90.89% 90.62% 90.31%
Number of salaries quoted 65,787 73,881 79,974
UK excluding London median annual salary £45,000 £43,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +4.65% +1.18% -
10th Percentile £26,750 £26,250 £26,250
90th Percentile £70,000 £66,250 £66,250
UK median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £48,000
% change year-on-year - +4.17% +1.05%

Change Management
Job Vacancy Trend in the UK excluding London

Job postings citing Change Management as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in the UK excluding London.

Job vacancy trend for Change Management in the UK excluding London

Change Management
Salary Trend in the UK excluding London

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Change Management in the UK excluding London.

Salary trend for Change Management in the UK excluding London

Change Management
Salary Histogram in the UK excluding London

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Change Management in the UK excluding London over the 6 months to 20 November 2018.

Salary histogram for Change Management in the UK excluding London

Change Management
Job Locations in the UK excluding London

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Change Management within the UK excluding London region over the 6 months to 20 November 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
South East +13 769 £52,500 +6.06% 106
North of England -1 555 £47,500 +7.95% 106
Midlands -1 494 £45,000 -5.26% 72
North West +16 358 £50,000 +11.11% 60
West Midlands -13 326 £47,500 - 51
East of England +1 293 £50,000 - 45
South West -29 178 £47,500 +5.56% 30
Yorkshire -26 164 £45,000 +18.42% 41
East Midlands +24 162 £42,500 -10.53% 21
Scotland -14 119 £42,500 -22.73% 20
Wales +23 78 £42,500 +13.33% 8
North East -16 33 £40,000 -5.88% 5
Northern Ireland -14 10 £60,000 +60.00% 1
Channel Islands -10 1 - -
Isle of Man - 1 £55,000 -
Change Management
UK

For the 6 months to 20 November 2018, 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 UK excluding London region with a requirement for Change Management.

1 789 (32.01%) ITIL
2 757 (30.71%) Agile Software Development
3 638 (25.88%) Finance
4 586 (23.77%) Project Management
5 516 (20.93%) Microsoft
6 401 (16.27%) Windows
7 373 (15.13%) Degree
8 371 (15.05%) Service Management
9 367 (14.89%) SQL
10 361 (14.65%) Problem-Solving
11 358 (14.52%) Stakeholder Management
12 340 (13.79%) Analytical Skills
13 313 (12.70%) Incident Management
14 312 (12.66%) Service Delivery
15 271 (10.99%) PRINCE2
16 255 (10.34%) Continuous Improvement
17 248 (10.06%) SLA
18 246 (9.98%) Problem Management
19 235 (9.53%) Active Directory
20 231 (9.37%) Business Analysis
21 223 (9.05%) Linux
22 221 (8.97%) VMware
23 214 (8.68%) Management Information System
24 208 (8.44%) Microsoft Azure
25 204 (8.28%) Waterfall
26 203 (8.24%) Risk Management
27 200 (8.11%) Windows Server
28 187 (7.59%) ITSM
29 184 (7.46%) SQL Server
30 183 (7.42%) Firewall

Change Management
Co-occurring IT Skills in the UK excluding London 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
1 134 (5.44%) SharePoint
2 64 (2.60%) MS Exchange
3 62 (2.52%) IIS
4 49 (1.99%) Apache
5 48 (1.95%) Apache Spark
6 41 (1.66%) Skype for Business
7 37 (1.50%) Confluence
8 27 (1.10%) SharePoint Server
9 25 (1.01%) Exchange Server 2010
9 25 (1.01%) Exchange Server 2013
10 22 (0.89%) WebSphere
11 21 (0.85%) Exchange Server 2007
11 21 (0.85%) Tomcat
12 17 (0.69%) BizTalk Server
13 16 (0.65%) SharePoint 2013
14 14 (0.57%) IBM Notes
15 11 (0.45%) Elasticsearch
16 10 (0.41%) WebLogic
17 9 (0.37%) SAS
18 8 (0.32%) K2 blackpearl
Applications
1 178 (7.22%) Microsoft Office
2 116 (4.71%) Microsoft Project
3 115 (4.67%) Microsoft Excel
4 69 (2.80%) MS Visio
5 54 (2.19%) Microsoft PowerPoint
6 4 (0.16%) EngageOne
6 4 (0.16%) Spreadsheet
7 3 (0.12%) Open Workbench
8 1 (0.041%) Acrobat
8 1 (0.041%) AutoCAD
8 1 (0.041%) Simulink
Business Applications
1 45 (1.83%) Dynamics CRM
2 30 (1.22%) Oracle EBS
3 27 (1.10%) SAP S/4HANA
4 26 (1.05%) Dynamics AX
5 22 (0.89%) Remedy ITSM
6 15 (0.61%) SAP ERP
7 13 (0.53%) Dynamics NAV
8 12 (0.49%) Oracle EBS R12
9 10 (0.41%) Oracle Applications
10 9 (0.37%) Oracle iProcurement
10 9 (0.37%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
11 8 (0.32%) SAP CO
11 8 (0.32%) SAP FI
11 8 (0.32%) SAP FI/CO
12 7 (0.28%) Maximo
12 7 (0.28%) Oracle HRMS
12 7 (0.28%) SAP GRC
12 7 (0.28%) Sentinel
13 6 (0.24%) NetSuite
14 5 (0.20%) SAP SD
Cloud Services
1 208 (8.44%) Microsoft Azure
2 162 (6.57%) Amazon AWS
3 133 (5.40%) Office 365
4 109 (4.42%) SaaS
5 60 (2.43%) Cloud Computing
6 46 (1.87%) IaaS
7 35 (1.42%) Amazon EC2
7 35 (1.42%) PaaS
8 29 (1.18%) Amazon EMR
9 21 (0.85%) Azure Active Directory
9 21 (0.85%) Dynamics 365
10 7 (0.28%) IBM Cloud
10 7 (0.28%) Serverless
11 6 (0.24%) Amazon CloudWatch
11 6 (0.24%) Amazon ElastiCache
11 6 (0.24%) Amazon S3
11 6 (0.24%) AWS CloudFormation
11 6 (0.24%) AWS Lambda
12 5 (0.20%) CloudFront
12 5 (0.20%) SoftLayer
Communications & Networking
1 183 (7.42%) Firewall
2 134 (5.44%) LAN
3 121 (4.91%) WAN
4 101 (4.10%) VPN
5 88 (3.57%) DNS
5 88 (3.57%) TCP/IP
6 84 (3.41%) Internet
7 75 (3.04%) SAN
8 64 (2.60%) Wireless
9 58 (2.35%) DHCP
10 49 (1.99%) Skype
11 47 (1.91%) Ethernet
11 47 (1.91%) MPLS
12 46 (1.87%) Network Security
13 44 (1.78%) SSL
14 43 (1.74%) VLAN
15 34 (1.38%) Wi-Fi
16 28 (1.14%) VoIP
17 23 (0.93%) BGP
18 22 (0.89%) OSPF
Database & Business Intelligence
1 184 (7.46%) SQL Server
2 81 (3.29%) Big Data
3 70 (2.84%) Data Warehouse
4 57 (2.31%) MySQL
5 56 (2.27%) NoSQL
5 56 (2.27%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 51 (2.07%) Hadoop
7 48 (1.95%) MongoDB
8 42 (1.70%) SQL Server Reporting Services
9 37 (1.50%) Oracle Database
10 34 (1.38%) Amazon Redshift
11 32 (1.30%) Relational Database
12 29 (1.18%) Amazon Athena
12 29 (1.18%) Flink
13 28 (1.14%) Oracle Reports
13 28 (1.14%) SQL Server Analysis Services
14 22 (0.89%) Power BI
15 19 (0.77%) SQL Server 2008
16 18 (0.73%) OLAP
16 18 (0.73%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 175 (7.10%) JIRA
2 43 (1.74%) Jenkins
3 42 (1.70%) Visual Studio
4 39 (1.58%) Git (software)
5 30 (1.22%) Team Foundation Server
6 18 (0.73%) Maven
6 18 (0.73%) Selenium
6 18 (0.73%) SoapUI
7 17 (0.69%) JUnit
7 17 (0.69%) Visual Studio Team System
8 13 (0.53%) Bitbucket
9 10 (0.41%) Cucumber
9 10 (0.41%) Subversion
10 9 (0.37%) Eclipse
10 9 (0.37%) Oracle Forms
11 8 (0.32%) Hudson
11 8 (0.32%) Oracle APEX
11 8 (0.32%) Rational DOORS
12 7 (0.28%) Appium
12 7 (0.28%) NUnit
General
1 638 (25.88%) Finance
2 173 (7.02%) Retail
3 149 (6.04%) Telecoms
4 105 (4.26%) Banking
5 76 (3.08%) Manufacturing
6 70 (2.84%) Marketing
7 69 (2.80%) Legal
8 41 (1.66%) Law
9 36 (1.46%) Billing
10 35 (1.42%) Advertising
10 35 (1.42%) Investment Banking
11 27 (1.10%) Electronics
12 24 (0.97%) Back Office
13 15 (0.61%) Financial Institution
14 12 (0.49%) Automotive
14 12 (0.49%) French Language
15 11 (0.45%) Games
15 11 (0.45%) Pharmaceutical
16 9 (0.37%) Local Government
17 7 (0.28%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 656 (26.61%) Analyst
2 264 (10.71%) Project Manager
3 226 (9.17%) Business Analyst
4 180 (7.30%) IT Manager
5 129 (5.23%) Developer
6 125 (5.07%) Support Analyst
7 112 (4.54%) Service Manager
8 98 (3.98%) Change Manager
9 97 (3.94%) Service Analyst
10 94 (3.81%) Consultant
11 83 (3.37%) Senior Analyst
12 80 (3.25%) Infrastructure Engineer
13 72 (2.92%) IT Analyst
14 69 (2.80%) Network Engineer
14 69 (2.80%) Support Engineer
15 63 (2.56%) IT Support
16 62 (2.52%) Service Desk Analyst
16 62 (2.52%) Technical Manager
17 60 (2.43%) IT Project Manager
18 57 (2.31%) Applications Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 175 (7.10%) .NET
2 137 (5.56%) Web Services
3 81 (3.29%) HTML
4 57 (2.31%) CSS
5 41 (1.66%) XML
6 37 (1.50%) .NET Framework
7 34 (1.38%) SOAP
8 33 (1.34%) ASP.NET
9 32 (1.30%) Kafka
10 29 (1.18%) Middleware
10 29 (1.18%) Spark Streaming
11 22 (0.89%) AngularJS
12 20 (0.81%) ASP.NET MVC
13 18 (0.73%) SAML
14 17 (0.69%) Node.js
15 14 (0.57%) EDI
16 13 (0.53%) OAuth
16 13 (0.53%) React
17 12 (0.49%) JSON
18 11 (0.45%) WCF
Miscellaneous
1 340 (13.79%) Analytical Skills
2 214 (8.68%) Management Information System
3 158 (6.41%) Data Centre
4 117 (4.75%) Computer Science
5 92 (3.73%) Self-Motivation
6 69 (2.80%) Mobile App
7 51 (2.07%) FMCG
8 47 (1.91%) User Experience
9 43 (1.74%) CMDB
10 38 (1.54%) NHS
11 36 (1.46%) PMI
12 32 (1.30%) Clustering
13 29 (1.18%) Enterprise Software
13 29 (1.18%) Hybrid Cloud
14 28 (1.14%) Replication
15 24 (0.97%) Virtual Team
16 23 (0.93%) Driving Licence
17 21 (0.85%) Client/Server
18 18 (0.73%) Blackberry
18 18 (0.73%) CESG
Operating Systems
1 401 (16.27%) Windows
2 223 (9.05%) Linux
3 200 (8.11%) Windows Server
4 106 (4.30%) Windows Server 2012
5 98 (3.98%) Windows Server 2008
6 96 (3.89%) Unix
7 55 (2.23%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 44 (1.78%) Windows Server 2003
9 40 (1.62%) Windows 10
10 32 (1.30%) Windows 7
11 31 (1.26%) Apple iOS
12 19 (0.77%) Android
12 19 (0.77%) Solaris
13 17 (0.69%) AIX
14 11 (0.45%) Windows 2000
15 9 (0.37%) CentOS
16 7 (0.28%) FreeBSD
17 6 (0.24%) Oracle Linux
18 5 (0.20%) Mac OS
18 5 (0.20%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 789 (32.01%) ITIL
2 757 (30.71%) Agile Software Development
3 586 (23.77%) Project Management
4 371 (15.05%) Service Management
5 361 (14.65%) Problem-Solving
6 358 (14.52%) Stakeholder Management
7 313 (12.70%) Incident Management
8 312 (12.66%) Service Delivery
9 271 (10.99%) PRINCE2
10 255 (10.34%) Continuous Improvement
11 246 (9.98%) Problem Management
12 231 (9.37%) Business Analysis
13 204 (8.28%) Waterfall
14 203 (8.24%) Risk Management
15 187 (7.59%) ITSM
16 183 (7.42%) Scrum
17 172 (6.98%) Decision-Making
18 171 (6.94%) Business Intelligence
19 163 (6.61%) SDLC
20 159 (6.45%) DevOps
Programming Languages
1 367 (14.89%) SQL
2 158 (6.41%) Java
3 144 (5.84%) JavaScript
4 130 (5.27%) C#
5 98 (3.98%) Python
6 85 (3.45%) PowerShell
7 69 (2.80%) C
8 45 (1.83%) T-SQL
9 41 (1.66%) PL/SQL
10 38 (1.54%) Scala
11 27 (1.10%) C++
11 27 (1.10%) PHP
12 26 (1.05%) VBA
13 25 (1.01%) Perl
14 20 (0.81%) Bash Shell
15 18 (0.73%) VB
16 14 (0.57%) Shell Script
17 12 (0.49%) ABAP
18 7 (0.28%) VB.NET
19 6 (0.24%) JCL
Qualifications
1 373 (15.13%) Degree
2 158 (6.41%) Security Cleared
3 121 (4.91%) Cisco Certification
4 117 (4.75%) ITIL Certification
5 111 (4.50%) SC Cleared
6 90 (3.65%) ISEB
7 86 (3.49%) Computer Science Degree
8 81 (3.29%) CCNA
9 74 (3.00%) Microsoft Certification
10 71 (2.88%) PMI Certification
11 58 (2.35%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
12 55 (2.23%) Network+ Certification
13 53 (2.15%) CCNP
14 52 (2.11%) MCSE
15 50 (2.03%) DV Cleared
16 49 (1.99%) PMP
17 41 (1.66%) CISSP
17 41 (1.66%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
18 35 (1.42%) MCSA
18 35 (1.42%) Numerate Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 248 (10.06%) SLA
2 159 (6.45%) PMO
3 95 (3.85%) GDPR
4 94 (3.81%) QA
5 52 (2.11%) ISO/IEC 27001
6 40 (1.62%) Data Quality
7 38 (1.54%) Sarbanes-Oxley
8 23 (0.93%) PCI DSS
9 16 (0.65%) Cyber Essentials
9 16 (0.65%) ISO/IEC 20000
10 10 (0.41%) COBIT
11 9 (0.37%) GAMP
12 7 (0.28%) Cyber Essentials PLUS
12 7 (0.28%) P3O
13 6 (0.24%) PMBOK
14 4 (0.16%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
15 3 (0.12%) ISO 9001
16 2 (0.081%) DO-160
16 2 (0.081%) GPG13
16 2 (0.081%) ISO 9000
System Software
1 235 (9.53%) Active Directory
2 136 (5.52%) VMware Infrastructure
3 45 (1.83%) Virtual Servers
4 35 (1.42%) vSphere
5 30 (1.22%) Hyper-V
6 26 (1.05%) Virtual Machines
7 24 (0.97%) VMware ESXi
8 16 (0.65%) XenDesktop
9 13 (0.53%) Docker
9 13 (0.53%) XenApp
10 11 (0.45%) Firmware
10 11 (0.45%) Microsoft App-V
11 10 (0.41%) BitLocker
12 9 (0.37%) Apache Flume
12 9 (0.37%) HDFS
13 8 (0.32%) Terminal Services
14 7 (0.28%) Tivoli Workload Scheduler
14 7 (0.28%) VMware Workstation
15 5 (0.20%) Oracle RAC
15 5 (0.20%) VMware Server
Systems Management
1 63 (2.56%) SCCM
2 30 (1.22%) Puppet
3 29 (1.18%) Backup Exec
4 23 (0.93%) Opscode Chef
5 18 (0.73%) WSUS
6 16 (0.65%) Ansible
6 16 (0.65%) SCOM
7 13 (0.53%) EMC NetWorker
7 13 (0.53%) HP ALM
8 12 (0.49%) CSIRT
8 12 (0.49%) QRadar
9 11 (0.45%) Kibana
10 10 (0.41%) FortiGate
10 10 (0.41%) Microsoft Clustering
11 9 (0.37%) Oracle RMAN
11 9 (0.37%) ServiceCenter
11 9 (0.37%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
12 8 (0.32%) Data Guard
12 8 (0.32%) PowerCLI
12 8 (0.32%) Tivoli
Vendors
1 516 (20.93%) Microsoft
2 221 (8.97%) VMware
3 168 (6.82%) Cisco
4 153 (6.21%) Oracle
5 152 (6.17%) SAP
6 104 (4.22%) HP
7 93 (3.77%) Citrix
8 51 (2.07%) ServiceNow
9 50 (2.03%) Red Hat
9 50 (2.03%) Remedy
10 46 (1.87%) Fortinet
11 41 (1.66%) CheckPoint
12 40 (1.62%) Juniper
13 35 (1.42%) Huawei
14 33 (1.34%) CA Agile Central
15 29 (1.18%) F5
16 28 (1.14%) Apple
16 28 (1.14%) NetApp
17 27 (1.10%) Atlassian
18 25 (1.01%) Dell