Period
to 15 January 2019

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 15 January 2019 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Change Management
UK > UK excluding London
6 months to
15 Jan 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 116 121 130
Rank change year-on-year +5 +9 -35
Permanent jobs citing Change Management 2,377 2,705 2,641
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK excluding London 2.81% 2.75% 2.60%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 3.07% 3.02% 2.86%
Number of salaries quoted 1,760 2,065 1,928
UK excluding London median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.26% +5.56% -
10th Percentile £31,250 £30,750 £28,000
90th Percentile £75,000 £72,500 £70,000
UK median annual salary £52,500 £52,500 £52,500

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 77,346 89,442 92,308
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK excluding London 91.48% 90.97% 90.83%
Number of salaries quoted 60,446 72,614 75,154
UK excluding London median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - +5.88% -
10th Percentile £27,000 £26,250 £26,250
90th Percentile £70,000 £67,500 £65,000
UK median annual salary £52,500 £50,000 £48,000
% change year-on-year +5.00% +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 15 January 2019.

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 15 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
South East +12 726 £52,500 +7.14% 109
North of England +19 565 £50,000 +11.11% 96
Midlands +23 488 £46,750 -1.58% 65
West Midlands +9 344 £50,000 +5.26% 44
North West +34 330 £52,500 +5.00% 49
East of England +29 296 £52,500 +5.00% 47
Yorkshire +13 205 £45,000 +5.88% 42
South West -50 152 £45,000 - 28
East Midlands +27 141 £42,500 -15.00% 21
Scotland -48 96 £46,750 -6.50% 26
Wales +10 72 £42,500 +10.39% 12
North East -31 30 £42,500 - 5
Northern Ireland -29 6 - - 1
Change Management
UK

For the 6 months to 15 January 2019, 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.

1 749 (31.51%) Agile Software Development
2 740 (31.13%) ITIL
3 624 (26.25%) Finance
4 538 (22.63%) Microsoft
5 537 (22.59%) Project Management
6 408 (17.16%) Windows
7 357 (15.02%) Stakeholder Management
8 339 (14.26%) Service Management
9 338 (14.22%) SQL
10 316 (13.29%) Service Delivery
11 313 (13.17%) Problem-Solving
12 311 (13.08%) Degree
13 266 (11.19%) Analytical Skills
14 247 (10.39%) Active Directory
15 245 (10.31%) PRINCE2
16 241 (10.14%) Incident Management
17 240 (10.10%) Windows Server
18 230 (9.68%) SLA
19 227 (9.55%) Firewall
20 225 (9.47%) VMware
21 220 (9.26%) Continuous Improvement
22 212 (8.92%) Cisco
22 212 (8.92%) Business Analysis
23 209 (8.79%) Linux
24 208 (8.75%) Management Information System
25 206 (8.67%) Waterfall
25 206 (8.67%) Microsoft Azure
25 206 (8.67%) Data Centre
26 199 (8.37%) Problem Management
27 175 (7.36%) JIRA

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
1 114 (4.80%) SharePoint
2 75 (3.16%) IIS
3 73 (3.07%) MS Exchange
4 65 (2.73%) Apache
5 55 (2.31%) Apache Spark
6 34 (1.43%) Confluence
7 33 (1.39%) Tomcat
8 25 (1.05%) BizTalk Server
8 25 (1.05%) Skype for Business
9 24 (1.01%) WebSphere
10 22 (0.93%) Exchange Server 2013
11 18 (0.76%) Exchange Server 2007
12 17 (0.72%) Exchange Server 2010
13 16 (0.67%) SAS
14 14 (0.59%) SharePoint Server
15 12 (0.50%) IBM Notes
16 10 (0.42%) WebLogic
17 9 (0.38%) SharePoint 2013
18 7 (0.29%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
18 7 (0.29%) Oracle SOA Suite
Applications
1 169 (7.11%) Microsoft Office
2 118 (4.96%) Microsoft Excel
3 113 (4.75%) Microsoft Project
4 81 (3.41%) MS Visio
5 59 (2.48%) Microsoft PowerPoint
6 4 (0.17%) EngageOne
6 4 (0.17%) Open Workbench
7 3 (0.13%) Spreadsheet
7 3 (0.13%) UXPin
8 1 (0.042%) AutoCAD
8 1 (0.042%) PrintSoft PReS
8 1 (0.042%) Simulink
Business Applications
1 42 (1.77%) Oracle EBS
2 33 (1.39%) Dynamics CRM
3 26 (1.09%) Dynamics AX
4 23 (0.97%) SAP S/4HANA
5 18 (0.76%) Oracle EBS R12
5 18 (0.76%) Remedy ITSM
6 15 (0.63%) SAP ERP
7 13 (0.55%) Oracle Applications
7 13 (0.55%) Oracle iProcurement
7 13 (0.55%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
8 11 (0.46%) Dynamics NAV
9 9 (0.38%) Maximo
9 9 (0.38%) SAP CO
9 9 (0.38%) SAP FI
9 9 (0.38%) SAP FI/CO
10 7 (0.29%) Oracle HRMS
10 7 (0.29%) SAP MM
11 6 (0.25%) SAP GRC
11 6 (0.25%) SAP SD
12 5 (0.21%) SAP MDG
Cloud Services
1 206 (8.67%) Microsoft Azure
2 174 (7.32%) Amazon AWS
3 126 (5.30%) Office 365
4 100 (4.21%) SaaS
5 79 (3.32%) Cloud Computing
6 50 (2.10%) Amazon EC2
7 42 (1.77%) PaaS
8 41 (1.72%) Amazon EMR
9 35 (1.47%) IaaS
10 17 (0.72%) Dynamics 365
11 12 (0.50%) Azure Active Directory
11 12 (0.50%) IBM Cloud
12 11 (0.46%) Serverless
13 10 (0.42%) Amazon S3
14 9 (0.38%) Amazon CloudWatch
14 9 (0.38%) Amazon ElastiCache
14 9 (0.38%) AWS CloudFormation
14 9 (0.38%) AWS CloudTrail
14 9 (0.38%) CloudFront
14 9 (0.38%) SoftLayer
Communications & Networking
1 227 (9.55%) Firewall
2 160 (6.73%) LAN
3 158 (6.65%) WAN
4 110 (4.63%) DNS
5 104 (4.38%) VPN
6 89 (3.74%) Internet
6 89 (3.74%) TCP/IP
7 81 (3.41%) DHCP
8 72 (3.03%) SAN
9 65 (2.73%) Wireless
10 58 (2.44%) MPLS
11 56 (2.36%) VLAN
12 52 (2.19%) Ethernet
13 49 (2.06%) SSL
14 47 (1.98%) Network Security
15 45 (1.89%) Wi-Fi
16 39 (1.64%) BGP
16 39 (1.64%) Cisco IOS
16 39 (1.64%) VoIP
17 35 (1.47%) NX-OS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 172 (7.24%) SQL Server
2 83 (3.49%) Big Data
3 62 (2.61%) NoSQL
4 59 (2.48%) MongoDB
5 58 (2.44%) Hadoop
6 53 (2.23%) MySQL
7 52 (2.19%) Data Warehouse
8 49 (2.06%) SQL Server Integration Services
9 47 (1.98%) Amazon Redshift
10 41 (1.72%) Amazon Athena
10 41 (1.72%) Flink
11 40 (1.68%) SQL Server Reporting Services
12 35 (1.47%) Oracle Reports
13 33 (1.39%) Oracle Database
14 25 (1.05%) SQL Server Analysis Services
15 21 (0.88%) Oracle BI Publisher
15 21 (0.88%) SQL Server 2008
16 20 (0.84%) Relational Database
17 19 (0.80%) Oracle Discoverer
18 18 (0.76%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 175 (7.36%) JIRA
2 43 (1.81%) Git (software)
3 42 (1.77%) Jenkins
4 39 (1.64%) Team Foundation Server
5 38 (1.60%) Visual Studio
6 16 (0.67%) Oracle APEX
6 16 (0.67%) Oracle Forms
7 15 (0.63%) Bitbucket
8 12 (0.50%) Selenium
9 11 (0.46%) Hudson
9 11 (0.46%) Visual Studio Team System
10 10 (0.42%) Maven
11 8 (0.34%) JUnit
11 8 (0.34%) NUnit
11 8 (0.34%) SoapUI
11 8 (0.34%) Subversion
12 6 (0.25%) Appium
12 6 (0.25%) Eclipse
12 6 (0.25%) LoadRunner
13 5 (0.21%) Cucumber
General
1 624 (26.25%) Finance
2 164 (6.90%) Retail
3 143 (6.02%) Telecoms
4 83 (3.49%) Manufacturing
5 77 (3.24%) Banking
6 59 (2.48%) Legal
7 54 (2.27%) Marketing
8 52 (2.19%) Advertising
9 32 (1.35%) Billing
10 30 (1.26%) Electronics
10 30 (1.26%) Law
11 26 (1.09%) Back Office
12 24 (1.01%) Investment Banking
13 14 (0.59%) Financial Institution
14 12 (0.50%) Pharmaceutical
15 10 (0.42%) Automotive
15 10 (0.42%) French Language
15 10 (0.42%) Local Government
16 9 (0.38%) Retail Banking
17 7 (0.29%) General Ledger
Job Titles
1 609 (25.62%) Analyst
2 243 (10.22%) Business Analyst
3 236 (9.93%) Project Manager
4 180 (7.57%) IT Manager
5 124 (5.22%) Service Manager
6 105 (4.42%) Developer
7 103 (4.33%) Senior Analyst
8 98 (4.12%) Support Analyst
9 93 (3.91%) Infrastructure Engineer
10 91 (3.83%) Change Manager
11 90 (3.79%) Network Engineer
12 83 (3.49%) Consultant
13 79 (3.32%) Support Engineer
14 74 (3.11%) Senior Business Analyst
15 72 (3.03%) Service Analyst
16 65 (2.73%) Technical Manager
17 63 (2.65%) IT Analyst
18 61 (2.57%) Lead Business Analyst
19 55 (2.31%) Applications Support
20 50 (2.10%) IT Project Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 144 (6.06%) .NET
2 140 (5.89%) Web Services
3 56 (2.36%) HTML
4 46 (1.94%) Kafka
5 43 (1.81%) CSS
6 41 (1.72%) Spark Streaming
7 34 (1.43%) XML
8 33 (1.39%) ASP.NET
9 31 (1.30%) .NET Framework
10 27 (1.14%) SOAP
11 23 (0.97%) Middleware
11 23 (0.97%) Node.js
12 19 (0.80%) ASP.NET MVC
13 15 (0.63%) AngularJS
13 15 (0.63%) EDI
14 13 (0.55%) Oracle Fusion
14 13 (0.55%) REST
15 12 (0.50%) React
15 12 (0.50%) SAML
16 11 (0.46%) SAP Basis
Miscellaneous
1 266 (11.19%) Analytical Skills
2 208 (8.75%) Management Information System
3 206 (8.67%) Data Centre
4 99 (4.16%) Self-Motivation
5 59 (2.48%) Mobile App
6 57 (2.40%) FMCG
7 44 (1.85%) CMDB
8 43 (1.81%) Clustering
9 42 (1.77%) PMI
10 37 (1.56%) Enterprise Software
11 32 (1.35%) NHS
12 30 (1.26%) Replication
13 26 (1.09%) User Experience
14 20 (0.84%) Driving Licence
14 20 (0.84%) Internet of Things
15 18 (0.76%) Client/Server
16 17 (0.72%) Enterprise Storage
16 17 (0.72%) Virtual Team
17 15 (0.63%) Blackberry
18 14 (0.59%) Hybrid Cloud
Operating Systems
1 408 (17.16%) Windows
2 240 (10.10%) Windows Server
3 209 (8.79%) Linux
4 108 (4.54%) Windows Server 2012
5 103 (4.33%) Windows Server 2008
6 97 (4.08%) Unix
7 52 (2.19%) Windows Server 2003
8 49 (2.06%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 32 (1.35%) Windows 10
10 30 (1.26%) Windows 7
11 26 (1.09%) AIX
12 22 (0.93%) Apple iOS
13 15 (0.63%) Windows 2000
14 13 (0.55%) Solaris
15 11 (0.46%) Android
16 8 (0.34%) Windows XP
17 7 (0.29%) Ubuntu
18 6 (0.25%) FreeBSD
19 5 (0.21%) CentOS
20 4 (0.17%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 749 (31.51%) Agile Software Development
2 740 (31.13%) ITIL
3 537 (22.59%) Project Management
4 357 (15.02%) Stakeholder Management
5 339 (14.26%) Service Management
6 316 (13.29%) Service Delivery
7 313 (13.17%) Problem-Solving
8 245 (10.31%) PRINCE2
9 241 (10.14%) Incident Management
10 220 (9.26%) Continuous Improvement
11 212 (8.92%) Business Analysis
12 206 (8.67%) Waterfall
13 199 (8.37%) Problem Management
14 174 (7.32%) SDLC
15 173 (7.28%) Risk Management
16 171 (7.19%) DevOps
16 171 (7.19%) ITSM
17 165 (6.94%) Line Management
18 160 (6.73%) Scrum
19 159 (6.69%) Configuration Management
Programming Languages
1 338 (14.22%) SQL
2 157 (6.60%) Java
3 120 (5.05%) Python
4 116 (4.88%) C#
5 113 (4.75%) JavaScript
6 84 (3.53%) PowerShell
7 63 (2.65%) C
8 53 (2.23%) Scala
9 49 (2.06%) PL/SQL
10 44 (1.85%) T-SQL
11 23 (0.97%) Bash Shell
11 23 (0.97%) Perl
12 22 (0.93%) PHP
13 20 (0.84%) VBA
14 19 (0.80%) VB
15 17 (0.72%) C++
15 17 (0.72%) Shell Script
16 12 (0.50%) ABAP
17 9 (0.38%) VBScript
18 8 (0.34%) RPG
Qualifications
1 311 (13.08%) Degree
2 158 (6.65%) Cisco Certification
3 135 (5.68%) Security Cleared
4 129 (5.43%) ITIL Certification
5 106 (4.46%) ISEB
6 104 (4.38%) SC Cleared
7 88 (3.70%) CCNP
8 86 (3.62%) CCNA
9 70 (2.94%) Computer Science Degree
10 66 (2.78%) Microsoft Certification
11 64 (2.69%) PMI Certification
12 56 (2.36%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
13 48 (2.02%) CISSP
14 44 (1.85%) DV Cleared
15 43 (1.81%) Numerate Degree
16 41 (1.72%) MCSE
17 36 (1.51%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
18 35 (1.47%) Network+ Certification
18 35 (1.47%) PMP
19 34 (1.43%) MCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 230 (9.68%) SLA
2 119 (5.01%) PMO
3 102 (4.29%) GDPR
4 79 (3.32%) QA
5 53 (2.23%) ISO/IEC 27001
6 32 (1.35%) Sarbanes-Oxley
7 28 (1.18%) Data Quality
8 23 (0.97%) PCI DSS
9 18 (0.76%) Cyber Essentials
10 11 (0.46%) COBIT
10 11 (0.46%) ISO/IEC 20000
11 8 (0.34%) GAMP
11 8 (0.34%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
12 5 (0.21%) PMBOK
13 4 (0.17%) Cyber Essentials PLUS
13 4 (0.17%) P3O
14 2 (0.084%) DO-160
14 2 (0.084%) ISO 9000
14 2 (0.084%) ISO 9001
15 1 (0.042%) GxP
System Software
1 247 (10.39%) Active Directory
2 141 (5.93%) VMware Infrastructure
3 46 (1.94%) Hyper-V
4 36 (1.51%) vSphere
5 32 (1.35%) Virtual Servers
6 30 (1.26%) VMware ESXi
7 26 (1.09%) Docker
8 23 (0.97%) XenDesktop
9 19 (0.80%) Virtual Machines
10 16 (0.67%) BitLocker
11 15 (0.63%) Firmware
12 14 (0.59%) Microsoft App-V
13 13 (0.55%) XenApp
14 9 (0.38%) Tivoli Workload Scheduler
15 8 (0.34%) VMware Workstation
16 6 (0.25%) GPFS
16 6 (0.25%) Terminal Services
17 4 (0.17%) Oracle RAC
18 3 (0.13%) Microsoft Virtual Server
18 3 (0.13%) VMware Server
Systems Management
1 69 (2.90%) SCCM
2 34 (1.43%) Opscode Chef
3 33 (1.39%) Backup Exec
4 32 (1.35%) Puppet
5 29 (1.22%) Ansible
6 26 (1.09%) WSUS
7 25 (1.05%) SCOM
8 16 (0.67%) FortiGate
8 16 (0.67%) Linux-HA
8 16 (0.67%) Terraform
9 13 (0.55%) Kubernetes
10 12 (0.50%) HP ALM
10 12 (0.50%) PowerCLI
11 11 (0.46%) EMC NetWorker
11 11 (0.46%) Tivoli
12 10 (0.42%) Single Sign-On
12 10 (0.42%) vCenter Server
13 9 (0.38%) Mesos
13 9 (0.38%) QRadar
13 9 (0.38%) rkt
Vendors
1 538 (22.63%) Microsoft
2 225 (9.47%) VMware
3 212 (8.92%) Cisco
4 149 (6.27%) Oracle
5 139 (5.85%) HP
6 133 (5.60%) SAP
7 99 (4.16%) Citrix
8 85 (3.58%) CheckPoint
9 71 (2.99%) F5
10 51 (2.15%) ServiceNow
11 49 (2.06%) Juniper
12 47 (1.98%) CA Agile Central
13 45 (1.89%) Palo Alto
14 44 (1.85%) Red Hat
14 44 (1.85%) Remedy
15 38 (1.60%) Fortinet
16 31 (1.30%) NetApp
16 31 (1.30%) Salesforce.com
17 30 (1.26%) Dell
18 29 (1.22%) IBM