Period
to 20 August 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 20 August 2019 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Change Management
UK > UK excluding London
6 months to
20 Aug 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 102 126 120
Rank change year-on-year +24 -6 -13
Permanent jobs citing Change Management 2,480 2,500 2,716
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK excluding London 3.04% 2.61% 2.76%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 3.31% 2.86% 3.01%
Number of salaries quoted 1,908 1,886 2,034
UK excluding London median annual salary £47,500 £47,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +5.56% -
10th Percentile £30,000 £30,000 £29,750
90th Percentile £73,750 £68,750 £71,250
UK median annual salary £52,500 £55,000 £52,000
% change year-on-year -4.55% +5.77% +4.00%

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 74,848 87,479 90,093
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK excluding London 91.60% 91.43% 91.41%
Number of salaries quoted 57,920 69,872 73,235
UK excluding London median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - +5.88% -
10th Percentile £27,500 £26,750 £26,250
90th Percentile £70,000 £68,000 £65,000
UK median annual salary £52,500 £50,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year +5.00% - +5.26%

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 August 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 20 August 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 +13 756 £55,000 +4.76% 86
North of England +28 686 £42,500 -5.56% 85
Midlands +23 441 £46,000 +2.22% 56
North West +35 423 £43,250 -3.89% 35
West Midlands +21 326 £46,000 +8.24% 30
South West +24 242 £48,500 +7.68% 45
Yorkshire -5 225 £43,000 -4.44% 44
East of England +41 215 £52,000 +1.46% 34
East Midlands +2 111 £45,905 +2.01% 26
Scotland -40 108 £52,750 +17.22% 23
Wales +3 38 £37,500 -13.79% 7
North East +26 37 £37,175 -17.39% 6
Northern Ireland -30 5 £39,000 +36.84%
Change Management
UK

For the 6 months to 20 August 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.

1 836 (33.71%) ITIL
2 590 (23.79%) Agile Software Development
3 589 (23.75%) Finance
4 542 (21.85%) Microsoft
5 447 (18.02%) Project Management
6 372 (15.00%) Service Management
7 360 (14.52%) Problem-Solving
8 330 (13.31%) Analytical Skills
9 329 (13.27%) Windows
10 326 (13.15%) SQL
11 305 (12.30%) Stakeholder Management
12 303 (12.22%) Degree
13 302 (12.18%) Incident Management
14 296 (11.94%) Business Analysis
15 289 (11.65%) Problem Management
16 285 (11.49%) Continuous Improvement
17 284 (11.45%) Service Delivery
18 275 (11.09%) Active Directory
19 265 (10.69%) Microsoft Azure
20 251 (10.12%) Cisco
21 249 (10.04%) Microsoft Office
22 243 (9.80%) Line Management
23 227 (9.15%) Management Information System
24 221 (8.91%) User Experience
25 220 (8.87%) ITSM
26 219 (8.83%) SLA
26 219 (8.83%) Workshop Facilitation
27 218 (8.79%) Analytics
28 208 (8.39%) Office 365
28 208 (8.39%) Use Case

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 75 (3.02%) SharePoint
2 65 (2.62%) Skype for Business
3 60 (2.42%) Confluence
4 59 (2.38%) MS Exchange
5 47 (1.90%) IIS
6 20 (0.81%) Apache
6 20 (0.81%) WebSphere
7 15 (0.60%) Exchange Server 2013
8 14 (0.56%) CMS
9 13 (0.52%) IBM Notes
10 12 (0.48%) Apache Spark
11 11 (0.44%) Exchange Server 2010
12 10 (0.40%) BizTalk Server
12 10 (0.40%) CICS
12 10 (0.40%) Elasticsearch
13 8 (0.32%) Documentum
13 8 (0.32%) Tomcat
13 8 (0.32%) WebLogic
14 5 (0.20%) Drupal
14 5 (0.20%) Oracle Workflow
Applications
1 249 (10.04%) Microsoft Office
2 122 (4.92%) Microsoft Excel
3 88 (3.55%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 77 (3.10%) Microsoft Project
5 76 (3.06%) MS Visio
6 13 (0.52%) Acrobat
7 9 (0.36%) InfoPath
8 3 (0.12%) EngageOne
9 2 (0.081%) Spreadsheet
10 1 (0.040%) PTC Creo
10 1 (0.040%) Siemens NX
Business Applications
1 51 (2.06%) Dynamics CRM
2 29 (1.17%) Remedy ITSM
3 27 (1.09%) Oracle EBS
4 22 (0.89%) Maximo
5 20 (0.81%) SAP S/4HANA
6 14 (0.56%) Dynamics AX
7 12 (0.48%) SAP ERP
8 8 (0.32%) Cognos TM1
8 8 (0.32%) Oracle ERP
9 7 (0.28%) Dynamics NAV
9 7 (0.28%) Oracle Payables
9 7 (0.28%) Oracle Receivables
9 7 (0.28%) Salesforce.com CRM
9 7 (0.28%) SAP BPC
10 6 (0.24%) NetSuite
10 6 (0.24%) Oracle EBS R12
10 6 (0.24%) SAP SD
11 5 (0.20%) SAP VC
12 4 (0.16%) SAP GRC
12 4 (0.16%) SystmOne
Cloud Services
1 265 (10.69%) Microsoft Azure
2 208 (8.39%) Office 365
3 137 (5.52%) Amazon AWS
4 83 (3.35%) SaaS
5 44 (1.77%) Azure Active Directory
6 40 (1.61%) PaaS
7 39 (1.57%) Dynamics 365
8 34 (1.37%) IaaS
9 31 (1.25%) Google Cloud Platform
10 27 (1.09%) Cloud Computing
11 26 (1.05%) Serverless
12 24 (0.97%) Power Platform
13 19 (0.77%) Amazon S3
14 17 (0.69%) Amazon EC2
15 15 (0.60%) AWS Lambda
16 12 (0.48%) SuccessFactors
17 11 (0.44%) AWS CloudFormation
18 10 (0.40%) Amazon CloudWatch
18 10 (0.40%) GitHub
19 8 (0.32%) Route 53
Communications & Networking
1 186 (7.50%) Firewall
2 160 (6.45%) DNS
3 155 (6.25%) WAN
4 127 (5.12%) DHCP
5 126 (5.08%) LAN
6 115 (4.64%) Network Security
7 113 (4.56%) VPN
8 75 (3.02%) TCP/IP
9 68 (2.74%) VLAN
10 67 (2.70%) SAN
11 66 (2.66%) Wireless
12 63 (2.54%) Internet
13 59 (2.38%) Skype
14 56 (2.26%) MPLS
15 49 (1.98%) VoIP
16 45 (1.81%) Wi-Fi
17 36 (1.45%) Broadband
18 35 (1.41%) Cisco ASA
19 33 (1.33%) Remote Desktop
20 32 (1.29%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 153 (6.17%) SQL Server
2 41 (1.65%) Oracle Reports
3 39 (1.57%) Relational Database
4 36 (1.45%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 36 (1.45%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 33 (1.33%) Data Warehouse
6 32 (1.29%) MongoDB
7 31 (1.25%) DB2
8 27 (1.09%) BusinessObjects
9 24 (0.97%) Power BI
10 21 (0.85%) Amazon RDS
10 21 (0.85%) RDBMS
11 20 (0.81%) SQL Server Analysis Services
12 18 (0.73%) MySQL
13 16 (0.65%) Big Data
14 15 (0.60%) SAP HANA
15 14 (0.56%) Hadoop
16 13 (0.52%) Azure SQL Database
16 13 (0.52%) PostgreSQL
17 12 (0.48%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 131 (5.28%) JIRA
2 62 (2.50%) Git (software)
3 39 (1.57%) Jenkins
4 23 (0.93%) Team Foundation Server
5 19 (0.77%) Visual Studio Team System
6 18 (0.73%) Visual Studio
7 15 (0.60%) Oracle Forms
8 14 (0.56%) Oracle APEX
9 12 (0.48%) Bitbucket
10 11 (0.44%) Selenium
11 9 (0.36%) Hudson
11 9 (0.36%) Rational DOORS
12 8 (0.32%) JMeter
12 8 (0.32%) MSI
13 5 (0.20%) Gatling
13 5 (0.20%) Subversion
13 5 (0.20%) Vagrant
14 4 (0.16%) GitLab
14 4 (0.16%) JDeveloper
14 4 (0.16%) SpecFlow
General
1 589 (23.75%) Finance
2 160 (6.45%) Retail
3 102 (4.11%) Public Sector
4 92 (3.71%) Telecoms
5 79 (3.19%) Manufacturing
6 64 (2.58%) Banking
7 57 (2.30%) Legal
8 43 (1.73%) Marketing
9 23 (0.93%) Back Office
10 21 (0.85%) Electronics
11 19 (0.77%) Local Government
12 18 (0.73%) Pharmaceutical
13 17 (0.69%) Billing
14 14 (0.56%) Military
15 12 (0.48%) Financial Institution
16 11 (0.44%) Aerospace
17 10 (0.40%) Games
18 9 (0.36%) Advertising
19 8 (0.32%) German Language
20 7 (0.28%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 621 (25.04%) Analyst
2 322 (12.98%) Business Analyst
3 189 (7.62%) Project Manager
4 146 (5.89%) IT Manager
5 132 (5.32%) Digital Business Analyst
6 122 (4.92%) Digital Analyst
7 118 (4.76%) IT Analyst
8 114 (4.60%) Consultant
9 106 (4.27%) Network Engineer
10 101 (4.07%) Process Analyst
11 99 (3.99%) Developer
12 98 (3.95%) Service Manager
12 98 (3.95%) UX Analyst
13 93 (3.75%) Business Process Analyst
13 93 (3.75%) Support Analyst
14 89 (3.59%) Support Engineer
15 86 (3.47%) Infrastructure Engineer
16 78 (3.15%) Applications Support
17 77 (3.10%) Delivery Manager
18 76 (3.06%) Change Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 78 (3.15%) .NET
2 64 (2.58%) HTML
3 49 (1.98%) CSS
4 37 (1.49%) Web Services
5 35 (1.41%) XML
6 33 (1.33%) JSON
7 29 (1.17%) Node.js
7 29 (1.17%) React
8 25 (1.01%) HTML5
9 21 (0.85%) Middleware
10 20 (0.81%) AngularJS
10 20 (0.81%) ASP.NET
11 19 (0.77%) jQuery
12 17 (0.69%) LDAP
13 15 (0.60%) CSS3
14 13 (0.52%) SAML
15 12 (0.48%) .NET Framework
16 11 (0.44%) Redux
16 11 (0.44%) Twitter Bootstrap
17 9 (0.36%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 330 (13.31%) Analytical Skills
2 227 (9.15%) Management Information System
3 221 (8.91%) User Experience
4 111 (4.48%) Self-Motivation
5 98 (3.95%) Data Centre
6 61 (2.46%) CMDB
7 40 (1.61%) Virtual Team
8 37 (1.49%) EPoS
9 34 (1.37%) NHS
10 32 (1.29%) Replication
11 30 (1.21%) Mobile App
11 30 (1.21%) Public Cloud
12 22 (0.89%) PMI
13 21 (0.85%) Enterprise Software
14 19 (0.77%) Driving Licence
15 18 (0.73%) EFT
16 17 (0.69%) Clustering
16 17 (0.69%) e-Learning
17 16 (0.65%) Hybrid Cloud
18 15 (0.60%) Security Operations Centre
Operating Systems
1 329 (13.27%) Windows
2 206 (8.31%) Windows Server
3 129 (5.20%) Linux
4 75 (3.02%) Windows 10
5 73 (2.94%) Windows Server 2012
6 61 (2.46%) Windows Server 2008
7 56 (2.26%) Unix
8 37 (1.49%) Windows 7
9 36 (1.45%) Windows Server 2003
10 33 (1.33%) CentOS
11 29 (1.17%) Windows 2000
12 26 (1.05%) Windows XP
13 24 (0.97%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
14 20 (0.81%) AIX
15 13 (0.52%) Ubuntu
16 12 (0.48%) Windows 8
17 11 (0.44%) Windows Vista
18 10 (0.40%) Debian
18 10 (0.40%) VMS
18 10 (0.40%) zOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 836 (33.71%) ITIL
2 590 (23.79%) Agile Software Development
3 447 (18.02%) Project Management
4 372 (15.00%) Service Management
5 360 (14.52%) Problem-Solving
6 305 (12.30%) Stakeholder Management
7 302 (12.18%) Incident Management
8 296 (11.94%) Business Analysis
9 289 (11.65%) Problem Management
10 285 (11.49%) Continuous Improvement
11 284 (11.45%) Service Delivery
12 243 (9.80%) Line Management
13 220 (8.87%) ITSM
14 219 (8.83%) Workshop Facilitation
15 218 (8.79%) Analytics
16 208 (8.39%) Use Case
17 207 (8.35%) Project Delivery
18 193 (7.78%) PRINCE2
19 173 (6.98%) Workflow
20 170 (6.85%) Systems Analysis
Programming Languages
1 326 (13.15%) SQL
2 143 (5.77%) PowerShell
3 95 (3.83%) C
4 88 (3.55%) Java
5 73 (2.94%) Python
6 64 (2.58%) JavaScript
7 62 (2.50%) C#
8 38 (1.53%) PL/SQL
9 29 (1.17%) PHP
10 21 (0.85%) Bash Shell
11 20 (0.81%) C++
12 19 (0.77%) VBScript
13 15 (0.60%) VB.NET
14 14 (0.56%) Embedded C
15 12 (0.48%) T-SQL
16 8 (0.32%) U-SQL
17 7 (0.28%) Perl
17 7 (0.28%) R
17 7 (0.28%) VB
18 5 (0.20%) COBOL
Qualifications
1 303 (12.22%) Degree
2 200 (8.06%) Cisco Certification
3 177 (7.14%) Security Cleared
4 124 (5.00%) CCNA
5 110 (4.44%) SC Cleared
6 84 (3.39%) Microsoft Certification
7 71 (2.86%) CCNP
8 68 (2.74%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
9 66 (2.66%) ITIL Certification
10 61 (2.46%) MCSE
11 60 (2.42%) DV Cleared
12 46 (1.85%) PMI Certification
13 44 (1.77%) CISSP
14 37 (1.49%) ISEB
14 37 (1.49%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
15 32 (1.29%) MCP
16 30 (1.21%) MCSA
17 29 (1.17%) CCIE
17 29 (1.17%) PMP
18 21 (0.85%) CCSP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 219 (8.83%) SLA
2 109 (4.40%) PMO
3 102 (4.11%) QA
4 70 (2.82%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 49 (1.98%) GDPR
6 35 (1.41%) PCI DSS
7 33 (1.33%) Data Quality
8 23 (0.93%) NIST
9 19 (0.77%) COBIT
10 18 (0.73%) Sarbanes-Oxley
11 11 (0.44%) ISO/IEC 20000
12 9 (0.36%) Cyber Essentials
12 9 (0.36%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
13 6 (0.24%) ISO 9001
13 6 (0.24%) NCSC
14 4 (0.16%) EFQM
14 4 (0.16%) GAMP
15 3 (0.12%) PMBOK
16 2 (0.081%) P3O
16 2 (0.081%) SSAE 16
System Software
1 275 (11.09%) Active Directory
2 127 (5.12%) VMware Infrastructure
3 80 (3.23%) Hyper-V
4 41 (1.65%) VMware ESXi
5 34 (1.37%) Docker
6 32 (1.29%) Virtual Machines
6 32 (1.29%) vSphere
7 25 (1.01%) XenApp
8 22 (0.89%) Firmware
9 19 (0.77%) Tivoli Workload Scheduler
10 18 (0.73%) Microsoft App-V
11 13 (0.52%) BitLocker
11 13 (0.52%) Virtual Desktop
11 13 (0.52%) Virtual Servers
12 12 (0.48%) XenDesktop
13 10 (0.40%) DFS Replication
14 8 (0.32%) Citrix Hypervisor
14 8 (0.32%) NFS
14 8 (0.32%) VMware NSX
15 6 (0.24%) VirtualBox
Systems Management
1 100 (4.03%) SCCM
2 37 (1.49%) Ansible
3 30 (1.21%) SCOM
4 28 (1.13%) Microsoft Intune
5 27 (1.09%) WSUS
6 25 (1.01%) Single Sign-On
7 22 (0.89%) Terraform
8 19 (0.77%) Tivoli
9 18 (0.73%) Kubernetes
9 18 (0.73%) Opscode Chef
10 17 (0.69%) Cisco CUCM
11 15 (0.60%) Nagios
11 15 (0.60%) Puppet
12 14 (0.56%) Nessus
13 11 (0.44%) vCenter Server
14 10 (0.40%) CASB
14 10 (0.40%) HP Quality Center
15 9 (0.36%) McAfee ePO
15 9 (0.36%) SCVMM
16 8 (0.32%) Norton AntiVirus
Vendors
1 542 (21.85%) Microsoft
2 251 (10.12%) Cisco
3 181 (7.30%) VMware
4 129 (5.20%) Oracle
5 118 (4.76%) HP
6 113 (4.56%) SAP
7 96 (3.87%) ServiceNow
8 89 (3.59%) Citrix
9 77 (3.10%) CheckPoint
10 59 (2.38%) Salesforce.com
11 52 (2.10%) Juniper
12 51 (2.06%) Palo Alto
13 49 (1.98%) IBM
14 45 (1.81%) Veeam
15 42 (1.69%) Remedy
16 41 (1.65%) Dell
17 37 (1.49%) Avaya
18 34 (1.37%) Meraki
19 33 (1.33%) Cognos
20 31 (1.25%) SolarWinds