Period
to 13 April 2021

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies with a requirement for Change Control skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited Change Control over the 6 months to 13 April 2021 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Change Control
UK
6 months to
13 Apr 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 424 330 337
Rank change year-on-year -94 +7 +46
Permanent jobs citing Change Control 519 1,042 1,397
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the UK 0.62% 0.92% 0.94%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.68% 0.99% 1.02%
Number of salaries quoted 375 660 999
10th Percentile £31,250 £31,250 £31,250
25th Percentile £38,000 £37,500 £38,500
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £50,000 £50,000 £47,500
Median % change year-on-year - +5.26% -2.06%
75th Percentile £62,750 £62,500 £60,000
90th Percentile £80,000 £77,500 £75,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £41,500 £45,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year -7.78% - +4.65%

Change Control 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 with a requirement for process or methodology skills.

All Process and Methodology Skills
UK
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for process or methodology skills 76,792 104,892 137,408
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 92.47% 92.14% 92.30%
Number of salaries quoted 59,116 84,257 109,289
10th Percentile £32,500 £31,250 £30,000
25th Percentile £41,250 £40,000 £37,500
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £55,000 £55,000 £52,500
Median % change year-on-year - +4.76% +5.00%
75th Percentile £75,000 £72,500 £70,000
90th Percentile £90,000 £90,000 £85,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £48,500 £47,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year +2.11% +5.56% -

Change Control
Job Vacancy Trend

Job postings citing Change Control as a proportion of all IT jobs advertised.

Job vacancy trend for Change Control in the UK

Change Control
Salary Trend

3-month moving average salary quoted in jobs citing Change Control.

Salary trend for Change Control in the UK

Change Control
Salary Histogram

Salary distribution for jobs citing Change Control over the 6 months to 13 April 2021.

Salary histogram for Change Control in the UK

Change Control
Top 17 Job Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Change Control within the UK over the 6 months to 13 April 2021. 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
England -110 475 £50,000 - 116
UK excluding London -55 304 £41,500 -7.78% 109
London -84 172 £62,500 +7.76% 32
Work from Home -43 113 £53,750 +13.16% 17
Midlands -33 88 £40,000 -5.88% 19
South East -18 83 £45,000 -5.26% 18
North of England +30 75 £37,500 -6.25% 20
West Midlands -7 75 £41,697 -1.89% 15
North West +26 55 £38,000 -5.00% 9
South West +22 28 £44,000 -9.74% 19
Yorkshire +14 19 £37,303 -6.74% 9
Scotland +9 16 £35,000 -41.67% 22
East Midlands -29 13 £32,500 -18.75% 4
Wales +27 7 £40,500 +11.72% 1
East of England +5 7 £48,000 -9.43% 8
Northern Ireland +3 2 - - 3
North East +2 1 £42,500 +13.33% 2

For the 6 months to 13 April 2021, IT jobs citing Change Control 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 with a requirement for Change Control.

1 164 (31.60%) Finance
2 150 (28.90%) Agile Software Development
3 137 (26.40%) Project Management
4 120 (23.12%) Microsoft
5 103 (19.85%) Problem-Solving
6 100 (19.27%) Windows
6 100 (19.27%) Azure
7 89 (17.15%) VMware
8 84 (16.18%) ITIL
9 81 (15.61%) SQL
10 80 (15.41%) C#
11 79 (15.22%) PRINCE2
12 73 (14.07%) Analytical Skills
13 63 (12.14%) .NET
13 63 (12.14%) SQL Server
14 62 (11.95%) Change Management
15 61 (11.75%) Active Directory
15 61 (11.75%) PowerShell
16 60 (11.56%) Microsoft Office
17 59 (11.37%) Stakeholder Management
18 58 (11.18%) DevOps
19 57 (10.98%) Self-Motivation
20 56 (10.79%) Cisco
20 56 (10.79%) User Acceptance Testing
21 55 (10.60%) Microsoft 365
21 55 (10.60%) Project Delivery
22 54 (10.40%) VMware Infrastructure
23 52 (10.02%) Data Centre
24 51 (9.83%) Banking
25 44 (8.48%) TCP/IP

Change Control
Co-occurring IT Skills 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 18 (3.47%) IIS
2 17 (3.28%) SharePoint
3 13 (2.50%) MS Exchange
4 9 (1.73%) Confluence
5 5 (0.96%) CMS
5 5 (0.96%) Exchange Server 2013
5 5 (0.96%) SharePoint 2013
6 3 (0.58%) JBoss
6 3 (0.58%) Joomla!
6 3 (0.58%) Skype for Business
6 3 (0.58%) WebSphere
6 3 (0.58%) WordPress
7 2 (0.39%) ColdFusion
7 2 (0.39%) Tomcat
7 2 (0.39%) WebSphere Application Server
8 1 (0.19%) NetWeaver
8 1 (0.19%) Oracle Workflow
8 1 (0.19%) SAS
8 1 (0.19%) SharePoint 2010
8 1 (0.19%) Site Server
Applications
1 60 (11.56%) Microsoft Office
2 40 (7.71%) Microsoft Excel
3 27 (5.20%) Microsoft Project
4 25 (4.82%) Microsoft PowerPoint
5 14 (2.70%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 27 (5.20%) Dynamics CRM
2 22 (4.24%) Dynamics AX
3 10 (1.93%) Workfront
4 4 (0.77%) JDE OneWorld
5 2 (0.39%) Infor M3
5 2 (0.39%) ResourceLink
5 2 (0.39%) Sage 50
5 2 (0.39%) SAP ERP
5 2 (0.39%) SAP S/4HANA
6 1 (0.19%) Dynamics NAV
6 1 (0.19%) NetSuite
6 1 (0.19%) Oracle Applications
6 1 (0.19%) Oracle EBS
6 1 (0.19%) Oracle Financials
6 1 (0.19%) SAP R/3
6 1 (0.19%) Unit4 Business World
Cloud Services
1 100 (19.27%) Azure
2 55 (10.60%) Microsoft 365
3 43 (8.29%) AWS
4 31 (5.97%) Dynamics 365
5 20 (3.85%) SaaS
6 13 (2.50%) GCP
7 9 (1.73%) Azure Active Directory
8 8 (1.54%) PaaS
9 7 (1.35%) IaaS
9 7 (1.35%) Power Platform
10 5 (0.96%) Amazon EC2
10 5 (0.96%) Amazon ELB
10 5 (0.96%) Serverless
10 5 (0.96%) Smartsheet
11 3 (0.58%) Amazon S3
11 3 (0.58%) AWS CloudFormation
11 3 (0.58%) AWS Lambda
11 3 (0.58%) GitHub
11 3 (0.58%) Virtual Private Cloud
12 2 (0.39%) OneDrive
Communications & Networking
1 44 (8.48%) TCP/IP
2 43 (8.29%) DNS
3 39 (7.51%) Firewall
4 36 (6.94%) DHCP
5 28 (5.39%) SAN
6 20 (3.85%) LAN
7 16 (3.08%) Internet
7 16 (3.08%) WAN
8 12 (2.31%) Cisco ASA
8 12 (2.31%) NAS
8 12 (2.31%) Skype
9 11 (2.12%) NetScaler
9 11 (2.12%) Remote Desktop
10 10 (1.93%) Network Security
11 9 (1.73%) VSAN
11 9 (1.73%) Wireless
11 9 (1.73%) WLAN
12 8 (1.54%) DMZ
13 7 (1.35%) BGP
13 7 (1.35%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 63 (12.14%) SQL Server
2 24 (4.62%) SQL Server 2008
3 23 (4.43%) SQL Server 2005
4 22 (4.24%) SQL Server 2014
5 12 (2.31%) MongoDB
6 8 (1.54%) Relational Database
7 7 (1.35%) KDB
8 6 (1.16%) Data Warehouse
8 6 (1.16%) Power BI
9 5 (0.96%) Oracle Reports
10 4 (0.77%) Amazon RDS
10 4 (0.77%) Big Data
10 4 (0.77%) Electronic Patient Records
11 3 (0.58%) BusinessObjects
11 3 (0.58%) SAP HANA
11 3 (0.58%) SQL Server Analysis Services
11 3 (0.58%) Tick Data
12 2 (0.39%) QlikView
12 2 (0.39%) SQL Server Integration Services
12 2 (0.39%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 24 (4.62%) Git (software)
2 20 (3.85%) JIRA
3 12 (2.31%) Visual Studio
4 8 (1.54%) Atlassian Bamboo
5 6 (1.16%) Jenkins
5 6 (1.16%) Visual Studio Code
6 3 (0.58%) Axure RP
6 3 (0.58%) Bitbucket
6 3 (0.58%) Maven
6 3 (0.58%) Postman
6 3 (0.58%) Subversion
7 2 (0.39%) Cypress.io
7 2 (0.39%) Rational DOORS
7 2 (0.39%) Team Foundation Server
8 1 (0.19%) JUnit
8 1 (0.19%) Mockito
8 1 (0.19%) Oracle APEX
8 1 (0.19%) Selenium
8 1 (0.19%) SoapUI
General
1 164 (31.60%) Finance
2 51 (9.83%) Banking
3 23 (4.43%) Public Sector
4 19 (3.66%) Telecoms
5 18 (3.47%) Legal
5 18 (3.47%) Manufacturing
6 15 (2.89%) Pharmaceutical
7 10 (1.93%) Marketing
8 9 (1.73%) Front Office
9 8 (1.54%) Financial Institution
10 7 (1.35%) Aerospace
10 7 (1.35%) General Ledger
11 5 (0.96%) Investment Banking
12 4 (0.77%) Automotive
12 4 (0.77%) Law
12 4 (0.77%) Publishing
12 4 (0.77%) Retail
13 2 (0.39%) Back Office
13 2 (0.39%) Electronics
14 1 (0.19%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 87 (16.76%) Analyst
2 83 (15.99%) Project Manager
3 75 (14.45%) Developer
4 25 (4.82%) Administrator
4 25 (4.82%) IT Manager
5 24 (4.62%) Systems Engineer
6 22 (4.24%) CRM Developer
6 22 (4.24%) Dynamics CRM Developer
6 22 (4.24%) Software Engineer
7 21 (4.05%) Infrastructure Engineer
8 19 (3.66%) C# Developer
8 19 (3.66%) IT Engineer
8 19 (3.66%) Senior Manager
9 17 (3.28%) DevOps Engineer
9 17 (3.28%) IT Project Manager
9 17 (3.28%) Software Developer
9 17 (3.28%) Systems Analyst
10 16 (3.08%) .NET Developer
10 16 (3.08%) Storage Engineer
10 16 (3.08%) Systems Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 63 (12.14%) .NET
2 28 (5.39%) XML
3 27 (5.20%) AngularJS
3 27 (5.20%) HTML
4 25 (4.82%) CSS
5 24 (4.62%) Spring
6 23 (4.43%) WinForms
7 20 (3.85%) Hibernate
7 20 (3.85%) JSON
8 19 (3.66%) Node.js
9 15 (2.89%) SOAP
10 12 (2.31%) ASP.NET
10 12 (2.31%) CGI
10 12 (2.31%) jQuery
10 12 (2.31%) Web Services
11 11 (2.12%) .NET Framework
11 11 (2.12%) RESTful
12 10 (1.93%) ASP.NET MVC
12 10 (1.93%) REST
12 10 (1.93%) XSL
Miscellaneous
1 73 (14.07%) Analytical Skills
2 57 (10.98%) Self-Motivation
3 52 (10.02%) Data Centre
4 37 (7.13%) Management Information System
5 20 (3.85%) e-Learning
6 18 (3.47%) Clustering
7 16 (3.08%) Internet of Things
7 16 (3.08%) User Experience
8 15 (2.89%) Smart Home
9 12 (2.31%) Replication
10 10 (1.93%) Mobile App
11 9 (1.73%) Client/Server
11 9 (1.73%) EMC VNXe
11 9 (1.73%) Enterprise Storage
11 9 (1.73%) Fixed Income
11 9 (1.73%) FlexPod
11 9 (1.73%) PMI
11 9 (1.73%) Virtual Team
11 9 (1.73%) VxBlock/Vblock
12 7 (1.35%) Online Banking
Operating Systems
1 100 (19.27%) Windows
2 43 (8.29%) Windows Server
3 34 (6.55%) Linux
4 26 (5.01%) Windows 10
4 26 (5.01%) Windows Server 2012
5 19 (3.66%) Windows Server 2008
5 19 (3.66%) Windows Server 2016
6 13 (2.50%) Android
7 11 (2.12%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 11 (2.12%) Windows 7
8 9 (1.73%) Unix
8 9 (1.73%) Windows Server 2003
9 7 (1.35%) Apple iOS
10 5 (0.96%) Windows Server 2019
11 4 (0.77%) AIX
12 3 (0.58%) CentOS
12 3 (0.58%) Mac OS
12 3 (0.58%) Solaris
13 2 (0.39%) VMS
14 1 (0.19%) SUSE
Processes & Methodologies
1 150 (28.90%) Agile Software Development
2 137 (26.40%) Project Management
3 103 (19.85%) Problem-Solving
4 84 (16.18%) ITIL
5 79 (15.22%) PRINCE2
6 62 (11.95%) Change Management
7 59 (11.37%) Stakeholder Management
8 58 (11.18%) DevOps
9 56 (10.79%) User Acceptance Testing
10 55 (10.60%) Project Delivery
11 42 (8.09%) Business Case
12 41 (7.90%) Risk Management
13 40 (7.71%) Business Intelligence
14 39 (7.51%) Scrum
15 38 (7.32%) CRM
16 36 (6.94%) Software Engineering
17 34 (6.55%) Problem Management
18 33 (6.36%) Disaster Recovery
18 33 (6.36%) Service Management
19 32 (6.17%) OO
Programming Languages
1 81 (15.61%) SQL
2 80 (15.41%) C#
3 61 (11.75%) PowerShell
4 39 (7.51%) Java
5 32 (6.17%) VB
6 26 (5.01%) Python
7 22 (4.24%) JavaScript
8 10 (1.93%) VB.NET
9 9 (1.73%) T-SQL
10 7 (1.35%) Bash Shell
10 7 (1.35%) C
11 6 (1.16%) Java 8
12 5 (0.96%) PHP
13 3 (0.58%) C++
13 3 (0.58%) Groovy
14 2 (0.39%) Assembly Language
14 2 (0.39%) Perl
14 2 (0.39%) Shell Script
14 2 (0.39%) VBA
15 1 (0.19%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 40 (7.71%) Degree
2 31 (5.97%) Security Cleared
3 30 (5.78%) Microsoft Certification
4 28 (5.39%) MCSE
5 27 (5.20%) SC Cleared
6 17 (3.28%) Cisco Certification
6 17 (3.28%) MCSA
7 15 (2.89%) PMI Certification
8 13 (2.50%) CCNP
8 13 (2.50%) PMP
8 13 (2.50%) PRINCE2 Certification
9 10 (1.93%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
10 9 (1.73%) CCENT
10 9 (1.73%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
11 8 (1.54%) CCNA
12 6 (1.16%) Computer Science Degree
13 5 (0.96%) APMP
13 5 (0.96%) CCIE
14 4 (0.77%) Check Point Certification
14 4 (0.77%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 32 (6.17%) QA
2 29 (5.59%) SLA
3 24 (4.62%) GDPR
4 22 (4.24%) PMO
5 9 (1.73%) GMP
6 8 (1.54%) GxP
7 4 (0.77%) Data Quality
7 4 (0.77%) ISO 13485
7 4 (0.77%) ISO/IEC 27001
8 3 (0.58%) 21 CFR Part 11
8 3 (0.58%) Cyber Essentials
8 3 (0.58%) PCI DSS
9 2 (0.39%) COBIT
9 2 (0.39%) Cyber Essentials PLUS
9 2 (0.39%) EMIR
9 2 (0.39%) GAMP
9 2 (0.39%) IEC 62304
9 2 (0.39%) MiFID
9 2 (0.39%) MISRA
10 1 (0.19%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 61 (11.75%) Active Directory
2 54 (10.40%) VMware Infrastructure
3 27 (5.20%) Hyper-V
4 21 (4.05%) VMware ESXi
5 17 (3.28%) vSphere
6 11 (2.12%) Docker
6 11 (2.12%) Firmware
6 11 (2.12%) Virtual Servers
7 9 (1.73%) Microsoft Virtual Server
7 9 (1.73%) XenDesktop
8 8 (1.54%) Veritas Volume Manager
8 8 (1.54%) XenApp
9 6 (1.16%) Virtual Desktop
10 5 (0.96%) Virtual Machines
11 3 (0.58%) Terminal Services
12 2 (0.39%) DFS Replication
12 2 (0.39%) KVM
12 2 (0.39%) NFS
13 1 (0.19%) PowerHA
13 1 (0.19%) ProxySG
Systems Management
1 41 (7.90%) SCCM
2 17 (3.28%) Microsoft Clustering
3 16 (3.08%) WSUS
4 15 (2.89%) Kubernetes
4 15 (2.89%) NetBackup
5 13 (2.50%) vCenter Server
6 10 (1.93%) Microsoft Intune
6 10 (1.93%) SCOM
7 9 (1.73%) Ansible
7 9 (1.73%) McAfee ePO
8 8 (1.54%) Terraform
9 7 (1.35%) Backup Exec
9 7 (1.35%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
10 6 (1.16%) HP Data Protector
11 5 (0.96%) FortiGate
11 5 (0.96%) ServiceCenter
11 5 (0.96%) Single Sign-On
12 3 (0.58%) EMC NetWorker
12 3 (0.58%) Packer
13 2 (0.39%) Puppet
Vendors
1 120 (23.12%) Microsoft
2 89 (17.15%) VMware
3 56 (10.79%) Cisco
4 37 (7.13%) Citrix
5 29 (5.59%) HP
6 22 (4.24%) NetApp
7 21 (4.05%) Dell
7 21 (4.05%) Google
8 19 (3.66%) Oracle
8 19 (3.66%) ServiceNow
9 18 (3.47%) EMC
9 18 (3.47%) Ivanti
10 14 (2.70%) Red Hat
10 14 (2.70%) SAP
11 11 (2.12%) SolarWinds
12 10 (1.93%) Remedy
12 10 (1.93%) Symantec
13 9 (1.73%) ION Trading
13 9 (1.73%) Isilon
13 9 (1.73%) McAfee