Period
to 19 February 2019

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 19 February 2019 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Change Control
UK
6 months to
19 Feb 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 347 390 277
Rank change year-on-year +43 -113 +22
Permanent jobs citing Change Control 1,375 1,379 2,037
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.91% 0.79% 1.17%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.99% 0.86% 1.29%
Number of salaries quoted 1,056 1,076 1,482
UK median annual salary £47,000 £47,750 £46,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -1.57% +3.80% -3.16%
10th Percentile £30,500 £29,000 £30,000
90th Percentile £71,250 £76,250 £75,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £42,500 £42,500 £42,500

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 139,013 161,247 158,373
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 91.74% 91.84% 91.31%
Number of salaries quoted 109,707 130,895 130,572
UK median annual salary £52,500 £50,000 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.00% +5.26% -
10th Percentile £30,000 £28,750 £27,750
90th Percentile £85,000 £80,000 £78,750
UK excluding London median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year - +5.88% -

Change Control
Job Vacancy Trend

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

Job vacancy trend for Change Control in the UK

Change Control
Salary Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Change Control.

Salary trend for Change Control in the UK

Change Control
Salary Histogram

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Change Control over the 6 months to 19 February 2019.

Salary histogram for Change Control in the UK

Change Control
Top 16 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 19 February 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
England +42 1,284 £46,500 -4.12% 181
UK excluding London +60 858 £42,500 - 166
London -18 478 £55,000 - 37
South East +79 277 £44,000 -2.22% 36
North of England +21 185 £40,000 -5.88% 36
Midlands +16 156 £42,500 - 31
East of England +104 135 £45,000 -5.26% 16
West Midlands +38 135 £42,500 -5.56% 22
North West +10 125 £40,000 -5.88% 20
Scotland +35 59 £43,750 +16.67% 9
South West -19 59 £50,000 +17.65% 25
Yorkshire +60 51 £42,500 +30.77% 13
East Midlands -12 21 £45,000 +20.00% 9
North East -9 9 £38,750 -16.67% 3
Wales -26 6 £35,500 -30.73% 13
Northern Ireland -15 1 £57,500 +21.05%

For the 6 months to 19 February 2019, 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.

1 395 (28.73%) Finance
2 384 (27.93%) Microsoft
3 370 (26.91%) Project Management
4 319 (23.20%) Windows
5 282 (20.51%) ITIL
6 268 (19.49%) Agile Software Development
7 253 (18.40%) PRINCE2
8 241 (17.53%) Firewall
8 241 (17.53%) Problem-Solving
9 229 (16.65%) SQL
10 201 (14.62%) Analytical Skills
11 198 (14.40%) VMware
12 191 (13.89%) Active Directory
13 190 (13.82%) Linux
13 190 (13.82%) Risk Management
14 188 (13.67%) Cisco
15 186 (13.53%) Data Centre
16 184 (13.38%) SQL Server
17 179 (13.02%) Change Management
18 172 (12.51%) PMO
19 152 (11.05%) WAN
20 151 (10.98%) VMware Infrastructure
21 141 (10.25%) Microsoft Azure
22 138 (10.04%) LAN
22 138 (10.04%) Windows Server
23 136 (9.89%) Office 365
24 135 (9.82%) Cisco Certification
25 131 (9.53%) Microsoft Office
26 130 (9.45%) Degree
27 127 (9.24%) Stakeholder Management

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
1 126 (9.16%) SharePoint
2 94 (6.84%) MS Exchange
3 45 (3.27%) IIS
4 31 (2.25%) Exchange Server 2010
5 29 (2.11%) Skype for Business
6 24 (1.75%) Exchange Server 2007
7 20 (1.45%) Apache
8 19 (1.38%) Exchange Server 2013
9 15 (1.09%) CMS
10 14 (1.02%) BizTalk Server
10 14 (1.02%) Tomcat
11 13 (0.95%) Confluence
12 12 (0.87%) JBoss
13 9 (0.65%) Exchange Server 2003
13 9 (0.65%) WebLogic
14 5 (0.36%) WebSphere
14 5 (0.36%) WebSphere Application Server
15 4 (0.29%) OpenStack
16 3 (0.22%) MS Project Server
17 2 (0.15%) DNN
Applications
1 131 (9.53%) Microsoft Office
2 120 (8.73%) Microsoft Excel
3 107 (7.78%) Microsoft Project
4 83 (6.04%) Microsoft PowerPoint
5 36 (2.62%) MS Visio
6 4 (0.29%) Open Workbench
7 3 (0.22%) AutoCAD
7 3 (0.22%) Revit
8 2 (0.15%) Chatbot
9 1 (0.073%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 41 (2.98%) Dynamics CRM
2 7 (0.51%) Dynamics AX
2 7 (0.51%) Payment Gateway
2 7 (0.51%) SAP S/4HANA
2 7 (0.51%) Visualfiles
3 6 (0.44%) Cognos TM1
3 6 (0.44%) Workfront
4 4 (0.29%) thinkFolio
5 3 (0.22%) NetSuite
5 3 (0.22%) SAP Business One
5 3 (0.22%) Workday HCM
6 2 (0.15%) Cognos Controller
6 2 (0.15%) Elite 3E
6 2 (0.15%) Infor M3
6 2 (0.15%) PeopleSoft Financials
6 2 (0.15%) Salesforce.com CRM
7 1 (0.073%) assyst
7 1 (0.073%) Cognos Business Intelligence
7 1 (0.073%) Dynamics NAV
7 1 (0.073%) JDE EnterpriseOne
Cloud Services
1 141 (10.25%) Microsoft Azure
2 136 (9.89%) Office 365
3 78 (5.67%) Amazon AWS
4 25 (1.82%) SaaS
5 20 (1.45%) OneDrive
6 15 (1.09%) Dynamics 365
7 14 (1.02%) IaaS
8 13 (0.95%) Dropbox
8 13 (0.95%) OpenDNS
8 13 (0.95%) PaaS
9 12 (0.87%) Cloud Computing
10 8 (0.58%) GitHub
10 8 (0.58%) Mimecast
10 8 (0.58%) Salesforce Sales Cloud
10 8 (0.58%) Yammer
11 7 (0.51%) Google Cloud Platform
12 4 (0.29%) AWS Lambda
12 4 (0.29%) OpenShift
12 4 (0.29%) Serverless
13 3 (0.22%) Slack
Communications & Networking
1 241 (17.53%) Firewall
2 152 (11.05%) WAN
3 138 (10.04%) LAN
4 122 (8.87%) TCP/IP
5 106 (7.71%) DNS
6 96 (6.98%) Network Security
7 90 (6.55%) VoIP
8 81 (5.89%) Wireless
9 79 (5.75%) SAN
10 73 (5.31%) OSPF
11 69 (5.02%) BGP
12 59 (4.29%) DHCP
13 58 (4.22%) Wi-Fi
14 56 (4.07%) VLAN
15 53 (3.85%) Cisco ASA
16 52 (3.78%) Ethernet
16 52 (3.78%) Internet
16 52 (3.78%) MPLS
17 51 (3.71%) VPN
18 39 (2.84%) Intrusion Detection
Database & Business Intelligence
1 184 (13.38%) SQL Server
2 82 (5.96%) Relational Database
3 79 (5.75%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 59 (4.29%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 51 (3.71%) Data Warehouse
6 46 (3.35%) PostgreSQL
7 42 (3.05%) SQL Server 2016
8 38 (2.76%) SQL Server Analysis Services
9 36 (2.62%) Oracle Database
9 36 (2.62%) SQL Server 2005
10 30 (2.18%) SQL Server 2008
11 27 (1.96%) SQL Server 2012
12 26 (1.89%) Big Data
13 24 (1.75%) NoSQL
14 23 (1.67%) Amazon RDS
15 22 (1.60%) MongoDB
15 22 (1.60%) SAP Data Services
16 20 (1.45%) MySQL
17 18 (1.31%) Azure SQL Database
17 18 (1.31%) Microsoft Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 48 (3.49%) JIRA
2 42 (3.05%) Visual Studio
3 41 (2.98%) Git (software)
4 32 (2.33%) Team Foundation Server
5 31 (2.25%) Jenkins
6 12 (0.87%) Gradle
6 12 (0.87%) Maven
7 11 (0.80%) JUnit
8 10 (0.73%) TeamCity
9 9 (0.65%) Octopus Deploy
10 8 (0.58%) Eclipse
10 8 (0.58%) Subversion
10 8 (0.58%) Visual Studio Team System
11 5 (0.36%) Artifactory
11 5 (0.36%) Cucumber
11 5 (0.36%) NUnit
11 5 (0.36%) SpecFlow
11 5 (0.36%) Toad
12 4 (0.29%) Burp Suite
12 4 (0.29%) Sonatype Nexus
General
1 395 (28.73%) Finance
2 76 (5.53%) Retail
3 70 (5.09%) Legal
4 63 (4.58%) Telecoms
5 60 (4.36%) Banking
6 29 (2.11%) Investment Banking
6 29 (2.11%) Marketing
7 26 (1.89%) Manufacturing
8 25 (1.82%) Pharmaceutical
9 24 (1.75%) Law
10 19 (1.38%) Advertising
11 13 (0.95%) Back Office
12 11 (0.80%) Billing
13 9 (0.65%) Publishing
14 8 (0.58%) Financial Institution
14 8 (0.58%) Local Government
15 7 (0.51%) Front Office
16 6 (0.44%) Aerospace
16 6 (0.44%) General Ledger
17 5 (0.36%) Electronics
Job Titles
1 256 (18.62%) Analyst
2 232 (16.87%) Project Manager
3 128 (9.31%) Developer
4 86 (6.25%) Network Engineer
5 82 (5.96%) Administrator
6 79 (5.75%) DBA
7 78 (5.67%) Consultant
8 77 (5.60%) IT Manager
9 60 (4.36%) SQL DBA
10 55 (4.00%) Infrastructure Engineer
11 45 (3.27%) Support Analyst
12 44 (3.20%) Applications Support
12 44 (3.20%) IT Project Manager
13 43 (3.13%) Support Engineer
14 42 (3.05%) Senior Manager
15 38 (2.76%) IT Analyst
16 37 (2.69%) Junior
17 35 (2.55%) Senior Project Manager
18 33 (2.40%) .NET Developer
19 32 (2.33%) Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 98 (7.13%) .NET
2 46 (3.35%) HTML
3 36 (2.62%) XML
4 30 (2.18%) ASP.NET
5 27 (1.96%) Web Services
6 24 (1.75%) LDAP
7 22 (1.60%) Middleware
8 20 (1.45%) AngularJS
9 19 (1.38%) CSS
10 16 (1.16%) jQuery
11 15 (1.09%) JSON
12 14 (1.02%) .NET Framework
12 14 (1.02%) RabbitMQ
13 13 (0.95%) Spring
14 12 (0.87%) Twitter Bootstrap
15 11 (0.80%) REST
15 11 (0.80%) XSLT
16 9 (0.65%) Visualforce
17 8 (0.58%) Apache Flex
17 8 (0.58%) ASP.NET MVC
Miscellaneous
1 201 (14.62%) Analytical Skills
2 186 (13.53%) Data Centre
3 96 (6.98%) Management Information System
4 62 (4.51%) Replication
5 59 (4.29%) Clustering
6 58 (4.22%) Self-Motivation
7 45 (3.27%) PMI
8 23 (1.67%) Driving Licence
9 22 (1.60%) Fixed Income
10 20 (1.45%) Algorithms
10 20 (1.45%) Reinsurance
11 18 (1.31%) CMDB
11 18 (1.31%) NHS
12 16 (1.16%) Enterprise Software
12 16 (1.16%) Greenfield Project
13 15 (1.09%) Public Cloud
14 14 (1.02%) Linux Command Line
15 13 (0.95%) Handset
16 12 (0.87%) Mobile App
17 11 (0.80%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 319 (23.20%) Windows
2 190 (13.82%) Linux
3 138 (10.04%) Windows Server
4 77 (5.60%) Windows Server 2012
5 71 (5.16%) Unix
6 49 (3.56%) Windows Server 2008
7 34 (2.47%) Windows 10
8 27 (1.96%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 25 (1.82%) Windows 7
10 22 (1.60%) Android
11 15 (1.09%) Apple iOS
11 15 (1.09%) CentOS
12 10 (0.73%) AIX
13 8 (0.58%) Windows Server 2003
14 7 (0.51%) Windows 2000
15 6 (0.44%) Ubuntu
16 5 (0.36%) Oracle Linux
16 5 (0.36%) Solaris
17 3 (0.22%) SUSE
18 2 (0.15%) HPUX
Processes & Methodologies
1 370 (26.91%) Project Management
2 282 (20.51%) ITIL
3 268 (19.49%) Agile Software Development
4 253 (18.40%) PRINCE2
5 241 (17.53%) Problem-Solving
6 190 (13.82%) Risk Management
7 179 (13.02%) Change Management
8 127 (9.24%) Stakeholder Management
9 125 (9.09%) Mentoring
10 122 (8.87%) Service Delivery
11 119 (8.65%) Configuration Management
12 104 (7.56%) CRM
13 96 (6.98%) Disaster Recovery
14 88 (6.40%) Business Intelligence
14 88 (6.40%) Waterfall
15 87 (6.33%) Continuous Improvement
15 87 (6.33%) Line Management
16 83 (6.04%) SDLC
17 74 (5.38%) High Availability
18 73 (5.31%) Programme Management
Programming Languages
1 229 (16.65%) SQL
2 107 (7.78%) PowerShell
3 80 (5.82%) C#
4 76 (5.53%) T-SQL
5 70 (5.09%) JavaScript
6 60 (4.36%) Java
7 46 (3.35%) Python
8 43 (3.13%) Bash Shell
8 43 (3.13%) C
9 26 (1.89%) PL/SQL
10 23 (1.67%) C++
11 22 (1.60%) Perl
12 16 (1.16%) PHP
13 13 (0.95%) Shell Script
14 12 (0.87%) Ruby
15 11 (0.80%) VB
16 10 (0.73%) R
17 7 (0.51%) VBA
18 6 (0.44%) VBScript
19 4 (0.29%) ABAP
Qualifications
1 135 (9.82%) Cisco Certification
2 130 (9.45%) Degree
3 85 (6.18%) CCNA
4 82 (5.96%) CCNP
5 70 (5.09%) PMI Certification
6 67 (4.87%) Microsoft Certification
7 55 (4.00%) Security Cleared
8 51 (3.71%) PMP
9 49 (3.56%) ITIL Certification
10 42 (3.05%) MCSA
11 29 (2.11%) APMP
12 28 (2.04%) PRINCE2 Certification
13 27 (1.96%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
13 27 (1.96%) SC Cleared
14 25 (1.82%) PhD
15 23 (1.67%) MCSE
16 21 (1.53%) DV Cleared
17 19 (1.38%) CCSA
18 18 (1.31%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
19 16 (1.16%) CCIE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 172 (12.51%) PMO
2 88 (6.40%) SLA
3 80 (5.82%) QA
4 28 (2.04%) GDPR
5 26 (1.89%) PCI DSS
6 23 (1.67%) Sarbanes-Oxley
7 21 (1.53%) ISO/IEC 27001
8 18 (1.31%) P3O
9 11 (0.80%) ISO 9001
10 9 (0.65%) Data Quality
11 6 (0.44%) Cyber Essentials
11 6 (0.44%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
12 3 (0.22%) COBIT
12 3 (0.22%) Solvency II
13 2 (0.15%) Cyber Essentials PLUS
13 2 (0.15%) IEC 62304
13 2 (0.15%) IFRS
13 2 (0.15%) ISO 13485
14 1 (0.073%) HMG Security Policy Framework
14 1 (0.073%) PMBOK
System Software
1 191 (13.89%) Active Directory
2 151 (10.98%) VMware Infrastructure
3 65 (4.73%) Hyper-V
4 37 (2.69%) vSphere
5 20 (1.45%) NFS
6 15 (1.09%) Docker
6 15 (1.09%) Oracle RAC
7 12 (0.87%) Firmware
7 12 (0.87%) VMware ESXi
8 10 (0.73%) VMware NSX
9 9 (0.65%) Oracle Clusterware
10 8 (0.58%) XenApp
11 7 (0.51%) Virtual Servers
12 5 (0.36%) vCloud
12 5 (0.36%) Virtual Machines
12 5 (0.36%) VMware Workstation
13 4 (0.29%) Samba
13 4 (0.29%) Terminal Services
13 4 (0.29%) Virtual Desktop
14 3 (0.22%) PowerHA
Systems Management
1 54 (3.93%) SCCM
2 36 (2.62%) Ansible
3 33 (2.40%) Opscode Chef
4 31 (2.25%) Puppet
5 27 (1.96%) Microsoft Clustering
6 25 (1.82%) Failover Clustering
7 19 (1.38%) Nagios
8 17 (1.24%) Data Guard
9 16 (1.16%) Perfmon
10 15 (1.09%) SCOM
11 14 (1.02%) EMC NetWorker
12 13 (0.95%) NetBackup
13 11 (0.80%) Backup Exec
13 11 (0.80%) vRealize
14 10 (0.73%) Nessus
14 10 (0.73%) Single Sign-On
14 10 (0.73%) WSUS
15 9 (0.65%) Cisco Prime
16 8 (0.58%) Cisco CUCM
16 8 (0.58%) Kubernetes
Vendors
1 384 (27.93%) Microsoft
2 198 (14.40%) VMware
3 188 (13.67%) Cisco
4 95 (6.91%) CheckPoint
5 85 (6.18%) Oracle
6 74 (5.38%) Citrix
7 69 (5.02%) SAP
8 68 (4.95%) SolarWinds
9 42 (3.05%) HP
10 41 (2.98%) Avaya
11 34 (2.47%) Riverbed
12 33 (2.40%) Meraki
12 33 (2.40%) NetApp
13 29 (2.11%) ServiceNow
14 28 (2.04%) RedGate
15 26 (1.89%) IBM
15 26 (1.89%) Mitel
16 23 (1.67%) Juniper
16 23 (1.67%) Red Hat
16 23 (1.67%) Salesforce.com