Period
to 24 September 2018

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 24 September 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Change Control
UK
6 months to
24 Sep 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 345 363 290
Rank change year-on-year +18 -73 -8
Permanent jobs citing Change Control 1,528 1,559 2,275
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.92% 0.89% 1.18%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.01% 0.98% 1.30%
Number of salaries quoted 1,174 1,187 1,744
UK median annual salary £47,500 £45,000 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.56% -5.26% -
10th Percentile £31,500 £30,300 £29,000
90th Percentile £75,000 £71,750 £71,250
UK excluding London median annual salary £44,471 £44,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year +1.07% -2.22% +5.87%

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 151,576 159,835 175,158
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 91.03% 91.55% 90.88%
Number of salaries quoted 120,616 126,198 146,138
UK median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £48,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +4.17% +1.05%
10th Percentile £29,000 £28,250 £27,500
90th Percentile £82,500 £80,000 £78,750
UK excluding London median annual salary £45,000 £42,500 £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 24 September 2018.

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 24 September 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
England +25 1,477 £48,000 +6.67% 181
UK excluding London -3 943 £44,471 +1.07% 143
London +31 563 £56,750 +6.07% 55
South East +21 336 £47,500 +5.56% 41
North of England +6 230 £40,000 -5.88% 28
Midlands -31 143 £45,000 +5.88% 24
North West +12 138 £42,500 - 20
East of England +53 137 £46,500 -7.00% 12
West Midlands -32 106 £45,000 +5.88% 14
Yorkshire -3 83 £37,750 -11.18% 6
South West +3 82 £35,000 -10.26% 22
East Midlands +2 37 £45,000 +5.88% 10
Scotland -19 27 £43,500 +2.35% 10
Wales +5 16 £65,985 +64.96% 7
North East -1 16 £38,750 -9.88% 2
Northern Ireland - 4 - -

For the 6 months to 24 September 2018, 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.

1 480 (31.41%) Finance
2 401 (26.24%) Project Management
3 357 (23.36%) Microsoft
4 320 (20.94%) Agile Software Development
5 300 (19.63%) Windows
6 296 (19.37%) SQL
7 289 (18.91%) ITIL
8 276 (18.06%) PRINCE2
9 253 (16.56%) Problem-Solving
10 235 (15.38%) Linux
11 209 (13.68%) Risk Management
12 202 (13.22%) VMware
13 192 (12.57%) Degree
14 184 (12.04%) SQL Server
15 180 (11.78%) Stakeholder Management
16 178 (11.65%) Analytical Skills
17 171 (11.19%) Change Management
18 166 (10.86%) Active Directory
19 153 (10.01%) Mentoring
20 146 (9.55%) VMware Infrastructure
21 142 (9.29%) Firewall
21 142 (9.29%) .NET
22 141 (9.23%) C#
23 138 (9.03%) Microsoft Project
24 137 (8.97%) PMO
25 132 (8.64%) Continuous Improvement
26 130 (8.51%) Oracle
27 129 (8.44%) Microsoft Azure
28 123 (8.05%) QA
29 120 (7.85%) Microsoft Office

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 81 (5.30%) SharePoint
2 58 (3.80%) IIS
3 47 (3.08%) MS Exchange
4 44 (2.88%) Apache
4 44 (2.88%) Tomcat
5 28 (1.83%) Skype for Business
6 24 (1.57%) Apache Spark
7 19 (1.24%) OpenStack
8 15 (0.98%) JBoss
9 14 (0.92%) BizTalk Server
9 14 (0.92%) Confluence
10 13 (0.85%) Oracle Workflow
11 12 (0.79%) WebLogic
12 11 (0.72%) Exchange Server 2010
12 11 (0.72%) WildFly
13 9 (0.59%) Elasticsearch
14 7 (0.46%) nginx
15 6 (0.39%) Adobe Experience Manager
15 6 (0.39%) Alfresco
15 6 (0.39%) Apache Pig
Applications
1 138 (9.03%) Microsoft Project
2 120 (7.85%) Microsoft Office
3 105 (6.87%) Microsoft Excel
4 91 (5.96%) Microsoft PowerPoint
5 52 (3.40%) MS Visio
6 5 (0.33%) Open Workbench
7 4 (0.26%) Chatbot
8 3 (0.20%) Revit
8 3 (0.20%) Spreadsheet
9 1 (0.065%) Adobe After Effects
9 1 (0.065%) Adobe Creative Suite
9 1 (0.065%) Adobe Premiere
9 1 (0.065%) Avid Media Composer
9 1 (0.065%) Final Cut Pro
Business Applications
1 34 (2.23%) Dynamics CRM
2 11 (0.72%) Oracle EBS R12
3 10 (0.65%) Oracle EBS
4 8 (0.52%) Cognos TM1
4 8 (0.52%) Infor M3
4 8 (0.52%) StreamServe
5 7 (0.46%) Dynamics AX
6 4 (0.26%) Oracle ERP
7 3 (0.20%) Cognos Controller
7 3 (0.20%) NetSuite
7 3 (0.20%) Payment Gateway
8 2 (0.13%) CA PPM
8 2 (0.13%) Cognos Business Intelligence
8 2 (0.13%) Misys Opics
8 2 (0.13%) Oracle Assets
8 2 (0.13%) Oracle Internet Expenses
8 2 (0.13%) Oracle iProcurement
8 2 (0.13%) Oracle Payables
8 2 (0.13%) Oracle Receivables
8 2 (0.13%) Workday HCM
Cloud Services
1 129 (8.44%) Microsoft Azure
2 100 (6.54%) Amazon AWS
3 83 (5.43%) Office 365
4 31 (2.03%) SaaS
5 22 (1.44%) IaaS
6 20 (1.31%) Dynamics 365
7 17 (1.11%) Google Cloud Platform
8 14 (0.92%) Cloud Computing
9 12 (0.79%) Mimecast
9 12 (0.79%) PaaS
10 8 (0.52%) Taleo
11 7 (0.46%) Azure Active Directory
12 6 (0.39%) Amazon EMR
12 6 (0.39%) Amazon S3
12 6 (0.39%) CloudBees
12 6 (0.39%) GitHub
13 5 (0.33%) AWS Lambda
13 5 (0.33%) OpenShift
13 5 (0.33%) Serverless
13 5 (0.33%) Yammer
Communications & Networking
1 142 (9.29%) Firewall
2 110 (7.20%) WAN
3 106 (6.94%) LAN
4 98 (6.41%) SAN
5 89 (5.82%) TCP/IP
6 70 (4.58%) DNS
7 66 (4.32%) Wi-Fi
8 56 (3.66%) DHCP
9 54 (3.53%) NAS
9 54 (3.53%) Network Security
10 46 (3.01%) VPN
11 45 (2.95%) Ethernet
12 43 (2.81%) Skype
13 37 (2.42%) Wireless
14 36 (2.36%) Internet
15 32 (2.09%) OSPF
16 31 (2.03%) Intrusion Detection
17 28 (1.83%) BGP
17 28 (1.83%) Cisco ASA
17 28 (1.83%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 184 (12.04%) SQL Server
2 68 (4.45%) Big Data
3 59 (3.86%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 55 (3.60%) Oracle Database
5 53 (3.47%) Relational Database
6 45 (2.95%) PostgreSQL
7 44 (2.88%) MySQL
8 38 (2.49%) SQL Server Integration Services
9 29 (1.90%) Data Warehouse
10 24 (1.57%) SQL Server 2008
11 23 (1.51%) NoSQL
12 21 (1.37%) MongoDB
13 16 (1.05%) RDBMS
14 14 (0.92%) Cosmos DB
15 13 (0.85%) Data Lake
16 12 (0.79%) Amazon RDS
16 12 (0.79%) QlikView
16 12 (0.79%) SQL Server 2016
17 11 (0.72%) Oracle Exadata
18 9 (0.59%) Apache Hive
Development Applications
1 58 (3.80%) Git (software)
2 48 (3.14%) JIRA
3 38 (2.49%) Visual Studio
4 33 (2.16%) Jenkins
5 29 (1.90%) Team Foundation Server
6 23 (1.51%) JUnit
7 22 (1.44%) Subversion
8 18 (1.18%) Gradle
9 17 (1.11%) Maven
10 14 (0.92%) Artifactory
10 14 (0.92%) Selenium
10 14 (0.92%) Visual Studio Team System
11 13 (0.85%) Octopus Deploy
11 13 (0.85%) TeamCity
12 12 (0.79%) Fiddler
13 9 (0.59%) Cucumber
14 8 (0.52%) Ant
14 8 (0.52%) Karma Test Runner
15 7 (0.46%) Atlassian Bamboo
15 7 (0.46%) Eclipse
General
1 480 (31.41%) Finance
2 92 (6.02%) Retail
3 80 (5.24%) Banking
4 64 (4.19%) Legal
5 63 (4.12%) Telecoms
6 35 (2.29%) Marketing
7 31 (2.03%) Investment Banking
8 27 (1.77%) Law
9 25 (1.64%) Manufacturing
10 21 (1.37%) Back Office
10 21 (1.37%) Local Government
11 12 (0.79%) Pharmaceutical
12 11 (0.72%) Games
13 8 (0.52%) Billing
13 8 (0.52%) General Ledger
14 7 (0.46%) Automotive
14 7 (0.46%) Electronics
15 6 (0.39%) Publishing
16 5 (0.33%) Advertising
16 5 (0.33%) Aerospace
Job Titles
1 272 (17.80%) Project Manager
2 237 (15.51%) Analyst
3 154 (10.08%) Developer
4 133 (8.70%) IT Manager
5 114 (7.46%) Administrator
6 92 (6.02%) Consultant
7 60 (3.93%) IT Project Manager
8 59 (3.86%) .NET Developer
9 55 (3.60%) DBA
10 54 (3.53%) Business Analyst
11 48 (3.14%) C# Developer
12 47 (3.08%) Senior Manager
13 46 (3.01%) C# .NET Developer
13 46 (3.01%) Support Analyst
13 46 (3.01%) Systems Administrator
14 45 (2.95%) Architect
14 45 (2.95%) Network Engineer
15 43 (2.81%) Infrastructure Engineer
16 42 (2.75%) Senior Project Manager
17 41 (2.68%) Applications Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 142 (9.29%) .NET
2 95 (6.22%) HTML
3 70 (4.58%) CSS
4 67 (4.38%) Middleware
5 53 (3.47%) XML
6 49 (3.21%) jQuery
7 40 (2.62%) ASP.NET
8 39 (2.55%) LDAP
9 38 (2.49%) Razor View Engine
10 25 (1.64%) REST
11 23 (1.51%) .NET Framework
12 22 (1.44%) XSLT
13 19 (1.24%) AngularJS
14 18 (1.18%) LAMP
14 18 (1.18%) Spring
15 17 (1.11%) Web Services
16 16 (1.05%) HTML5
16 16 (1.05%) JSON
16 16 (1.05%) RabbitMQ
16 16 (1.05%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 178 (11.65%) Analytical Skills
2 116 (7.59%) Data Centre
3 104 (6.81%) Management Information System
4 55 (3.60%) Self-Motivation
5 47 (3.08%) Clustering
5 47 (3.08%) Computer Science
6 36 (2.36%) Public Cloud
7 30 (1.96%) NHS
8 24 (1.57%) Driving Licence
8 24 (1.57%) PMI
8 24 (1.57%) Virtual Team
9 21 (1.37%) Fintech
10 20 (1.31%) CMDB
10 20 (1.31%) Fixed Income
11 19 (1.24%) CCTV
12 17 (1.11%) Linux Command Line
12 17 (1.11%) Replication
13 16 (1.05%) Client/Server
13 16 (1.05%) User Experience
14 14 (0.92%) PKI
Operating Systems
1 300 (19.63%) Windows
2 235 (15.38%) Linux
3 103 (6.74%) Windows Server
4 62 (4.06%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 61 (3.99%) Unix
6 50 (3.27%) Windows Server 2012
7 44 (2.88%) CentOS
7 44 (2.88%) Windows Server 2008
8 28 (1.83%) Ubuntu
8 28 (1.83%) Windows 7
9 25 (1.64%) AIX
9 25 (1.64%) Windows 10
10 14 (0.92%) Solaris
11 13 (0.85%) Android
12 11 (0.72%) Apple iOS
12 11 (0.72%) Oracle Linux
13 9 (0.59%) Windows Server 2003
14 8 (0.52%) VMS
15 5 (0.33%) Mac OS X
16 4 (0.26%) SUSE
Processes & Methodologies
1 401 (26.24%) Project Management
2 320 (20.94%) Agile Software Development
3 289 (18.91%) ITIL
4 276 (18.06%) PRINCE2
5 253 (16.56%) Problem-Solving
6 209 (13.68%) Risk Management
7 180 (11.78%) Stakeholder Management
8 171 (11.19%) Change Management
9 153 (10.01%) Mentoring
10 132 (8.64%) Continuous Improvement
11 111 (7.26%) Configuration Management
12 110 (7.20%) Disaster Recovery
13 102 (6.68%) Line Management
14 100 (6.54%) DevOps
14 100 (6.54%) Waterfall
15 94 (6.15%) Service Management
16 93 (6.09%) Service Delivery
17 88 (5.76%) Project Planning
18 83 (5.43%) Scrum
19 82 (5.37%) Process Improvement
Programming Languages
1 296 (19.37%) SQL
2 141 (9.23%) C#
3 106 (6.94%) Java
4 105 (6.87%) JavaScript
5 74 (4.84%) Python
6 68 (4.45%) PowerShell
7 61 (3.99%) T-SQL
8 46 (3.01%) PL/SQL
9 41 (2.68%) C
10 40 (2.62%) Shell Script
11 35 (2.29%) Bash Shell
12 23 (1.51%) C++
13 22 (1.44%) PHP
14 20 (1.31%) Perl
15 12 (0.79%) R
15 12 (0.79%) Ruby
15 12 (0.79%) VB
16 9 (0.59%) ABAP
17 8 (0.52%) Groovy
18 7 (0.46%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 192 (12.57%) Degree
2 101 (6.61%) Cisco Certification
3 83 (5.43%) Security Cleared
4 72 (4.71%) CCNA
5 58 (3.80%) CCNP
6 53 (3.47%) ITIL Certification
7 52 (3.40%) SC Cleared
8 49 (3.21%) Microsoft Certification
9 47 (3.08%) PMP
10 46 (3.01%) PMI Certification
11 39 (2.55%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
12 28 (1.83%) MCSE
12 28 (1.83%) PRINCE2 Certification
13 23 (1.51%) CISSP
14 21 (1.37%) MCSA
15 19 (1.24%) PhD
16 17 (1.11%) Computer Science Degree
17 12 (0.79%) LPIC
17 12 (0.79%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
18 11 (0.72%) CISM
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 137 (8.97%) PMO
2 123 (8.05%) QA
3 96 (6.28%) SLA
4 38 (2.49%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 30 (1.96%) GDPR
6 27 (1.77%) PCI DSS
7 19 (1.24%) Sarbanes-Oxley
8 12 (0.79%) ISO 9001
9 11 (0.72%) Cyber Essentials
10 8 (0.52%) Data Quality
11 6 (0.39%) PMBOK
12 5 (0.33%) COBIT
12 5 (0.33%) DO-178B
13 4 (0.26%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
14 3 (0.20%) HMG Security Policy Framework
14 3 (0.20%) P3O
15 2 (0.13%) 21 CFR Part 11
15 2 (0.13%) IEC 62304
15 2 (0.13%) ISO 13485
16 1 (0.065%) GxP
System Software
1 166 (10.86%) Active Directory
2 146 (9.55%) VMware Infrastructure
3 40 (2.62%) Hyper-V
4 39 (2.55%) Firmware
5 34 (2.23%) Docker
6 23 (1.51%) vSphere
7 16 (1.05%) Oracle RAC
8 12 (0.79%) iptables
9 11 (0.72%) Terminal Services
10 10 (0.65%) Virtual Machines
11 8 (0.52%) KVM
12 7 (0.46%) QEMU
12 7 (0.46%) Squid
12 7 (0.46%) VMware ESXi
12 7 (0.46%) XenApp
13 6 (0.39%) NFS
14 5 (0.33%) Virtual Desktop
14 5 (0.33%) VMware NSX
15 4 (0.26%) RHEV
15 4 (0.26%) Virtual Servers
Systems Management
1 56 (3.66%) Ansible
2 51 (3.34%) Opscode Chef
3 44 (2.88%) Puppet
4 43 (2.81%) SCCM
5 23 (1.51%) Kubernetes
6 22 (1.44%) ZABBIX
7 20 (1.31%) Microsoft Clustering
8 17 (1.11%) SCOM
8 17 (1.11%) Xymon
9 16 (1.05%) EMC NetWorker
10 15 (0.98%) NetBackup
11 14 (0.92%) Data Guard
12 12 (0.79%) Nagios
13 11 (0.72%) Terraform
13 11 (0.72%) WSUS
14 10 (0.65%) Host Intrusion Detection System
15 9 (0.59%) vCenter Server
16 8 (0.52%) Cisco Prime
16 8 (0.52%) Grafana
17 6 (0.39%) Oozie
Vendors
1 357 (23.36%) Microsoft
2 202 (13.22%) VMware
3 130 (8.51%) Oracle
4 118 (7.72%) Cisco
5 85 (5.56%) Red Hat
6 54 (3.53%) CheckPoint
7 39 (2.55%) Citrix
8 37 (2.42%) HP
9 36 (2.36%) Google
10 34 (2.23%) SAP
11 30 (1.96%) IBM
12 28 (1.83%) NetApp
13 26 (1.70%) Riverbed
14 25 (1.64%) Juniper
15 24 (1.57%) SolarWinds
16 23 (1.51%) Nortel
17 20 (1.31%) Avaya
18 19 (1.24%) Palo Alto
19 16 (1.05%) Nokia
19 16 (1.05%) Veeam