Period
to 21 November 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 21 November 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Change Control
UK
6 months to
21 Nov 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 348 388 283
Rank change year-on-year +40 -105 -4
Permanent jobs citing Change Control 1,465 1,475 2,266
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.90% 0.81% 1.20%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.99% 0.89% 1.32%
Number of salaries quoted 1,108 1,159 1,725
UK median annual salary £47,000 £45,000 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +4.44% -5.26% -1.04%
10th Percentile £31,000 £30,000 £29,750
90th Percentile £70,375 £72,500 £72,500
UK excluding London median annual salary £42,500 £44,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year -4.49% +4.71% -5.56%

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 148,602 165,637 171,838
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 91.11% 91.48% 90.96%
Number of salaries quoted 118,085 131,103 142,989
UK median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £48,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - +3.09% +2.11%
10th Percentile £29,000 £28,250 £27,750
90th Percentile £84,500 £80,000 £78,750
UK excluding London median annual salary £45,000 £43,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year +4.65% +1.18% -

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 21 November 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 21 November 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 +38 1,399 £47,500 +5.56% 190
UK excluding London +25 938 £42,500 -4.49% 149
London +35 503 £55,000 +4.76% 57
South East +29 306 £42,500 -5.56% 27
North of England -7 212 £38,500 -9.94% 39
Midlands -11 158 £45,000 - 26
East of England +103 153 £46,500 -2.11% 13
North West +11 142 £38,500 -9.94% 16
West Midlands 0 124 £42,500 -5.56% 16
South West +9 79 £35,000 -12.50% 28
Yorkshire -12 60 £38,000 -12.64% 16
Scotland +12 42 £45,000 +18.42% 9
East Midlands -4 34 £45,000 +5.88% 10
North East +5 17 £32,250 -7.86% 7
Wales -10 16 £65,985 +44.23% 6
Northern Ireland - 2 - - 1

For the 6 months to 21 November 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.

1 411 (28.05%) Finance
2 383 (26.14%) Project Management
3 379 (25.87%) Microsoft
4 308 (21.02%) Windows
5 304 (20.75%) Agile Software Development
6 294 (20.07%) ITIL
7 273 (18.63%) PRINCE2
8 250 (17.06%) Problem-Solving
9 246 (16.79%) SQL
10 217 (14.81%) Risk Management
11 209 (14.27%) Linux
12 203 (13.86%) VMware
13 193 (13.17%) Firewall
14 191 (13.04%) Active Directory
15 173 (11.81%) SQL Server
16 172 (11.74%) Analytical Skills
17 169 (11.54%) Change Management
18 164 (11.19%) Degree
19 160 (10.92%) Cisco
20 156 (10.65%) VMware Infrastructure
21 155 (10.58%) Stakeholder Management
22 153 (10.44%) WAN
22 153 (10.44%) PMO
23 144 (9.83%) Microsoft Project
24 142 (9.69%) Data Centre
25 137 (9.35%) Mentoring
26 135 (9.22%) LAN
27 134 (9.15%) Cisco Certification
28 124 (8.46%) Microsoft Office
28 124 (8.46%) .NET

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 98 (6.69%) SharePoint
2 63 (4.30%) MS Exchange
3 51 (3.48%) IIS
4 30 (2.05%) Apache
5 29 (1.98%) Skype for Business
6 25 (1.71%) Tomcat
7 17 (1.16%) BizTalk Server
8 14 (0.96%) Exchange Server 2010
9 12 (0.82%) JBoss
9 12 (0.82%) WildFly
10 11 (0.75%) CMS
10 11 (0.75%) Confluence
11 10 (0.68%) Apache Spark
12 9 (0.61%) Exchange Server 2007
12 9 (0.61%) Exchange Server 2013
13 8 (0.55%) OpenStack
14 7 (0.48%) nginx
14 7 (0.48%) WebLogic
15 6 (0.41%) Apache Pig
16 5 (0.34%) Exchange Server 2003
Applications
1 144 (9.83%) Microsoft Project
2 124 (8.46%) Microsoft Office
3 111 (7.58%) Microsoft Excel
4 89 (6.08%) Microsoft PowerPoint
5 48 (3.28%) MS Visio
6 6 (0.41%) Open Workbench
7 5 (0.34%) Chatbot
8 4 (0.27%) Revit
9 3 (0.20%) AutoCAD
10 1 (0.068%) Adobe Creative Suite
10 1 (0.068%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 38 (2.59%) Dynamics CRM
2 9 (0.61%) Infor M3
3 8 (0.55%) Cognos TM1
3 8 (0.55%) Payment Gateway
4 7 (0.48%) Dynamics AX
4 7 (0.48%) StreamServe
4 7 (0.48%) Visualfiles
5 5 (0.34%) SAP S/4HANA
6 4 (0.27%) thinkFolio
7 3 (0.20%) Cognos Controller
7 3 (0.20%) NetSuite
7 3 (0.20%) Workday HCM
8 2 (0.14%) Dynamics NAV
8 2 (0.14%) Oracle ERP
8 2 (0.14%) PeopleSoft Financials
8 2 (0.14%) Salesforce.com CRM
8 2 (0.14%) Workfront
9 1 (0.068%) Oracle EBS
9 1 (0.068%) Primavera
9 1 (0.068%) Unit4 Business World
Cloud Services
1 114 (7.78%) Office 365
2 110 (7.51%) Microsoft Azure
3 75 (5.12%) Amazon AWS
4 32 (2.18%) SaaS
5 16 (1.09%) IaaS
6 15 (1.02%) PaaS
7 14 (0.96%) Cloud Computing
7 14 (0.96%) Dynamics 365
8 10 (0.68%) Mimecast
9 8 (0.55%) AWS Lambda
9 8 (0.55%) Google Cloud Platform
9 8 (0.55%) Serverless
10 7 (0.48%) Azure Active Directory
10 7 (0.48%) Yammer
11 6 (0.41%) Amazon EMR
11 6 (0.41%) Amazon S3
11 6 (0.41%) Slack
12 5 (0.34%) Amazon EC2
12 5 (0.34%) OpenShift
13 4 (0.27%) Amazon ElastiCache
Communications & Networking
1 193 (13.17%) Firewall
2 153 (10.44%) WAN
3 135 (9.22%) LAN
4 99 (6.76%) TCP/IP
5 89 (6.08%) SAN
6 87 (5.94%) DNS
7 77 (5.26%) Network Security
8 70 (4.78%) Wi-Fi
9 64 (4.37%) Ethernet
10 56 (3.82%) DHCP
11 54 (3.69%) OSPF
12 51 (3.48%) VoIP
13 50 (3.41%) Wireless
14 49 (3.34%) BGP
14 49 (3.34%) VPN
15 46 (3.14%) MPLS
16 45 (3.07%) Intrusion Detection
17 44 (3.00%) Skype
18 43 (2.94%) NAS
19 42 (2.87%) Cisco ASA
Database & Business Intelligence
1 173 (11.81%) SQL Server
2 62 (4.23%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 56 (3.82%) Relational Database
4 48 (3.28%) Big Data
5 44 (3.00%) PostgreSQL
6 42 (2.87%) Oracle Database
7 39 (2.66%) MySQL
7 39 (2.66%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 33 (2.25%) Data Warehouse
9 19 (1.30%) SQL Server 2008
9 19 (1.30%) SQL Server Analysis Services
10 15 (1.02%) RDBMS
10 15 (1.02%) SQL Server 2005
11 13 (0.89%) Amazon RDS
11 13 (0.89%) SQL Server 2012
11 13 (0.89%) SQL Server 2016
12 11 (0.75%) NoSQL
12 11 (0.75%) Oracle Exadata
12 11 (0.75%) QlikView
12 11 (0.75%) SAP HANA
Development Applications
1 51 (3.48%) Git (software)
2 47 (3.21%) JIRA
3 46 (3.14%) Visual Studio
4 27 (1.84%) Team Foundation Server
5 22 (1.50%) Jenkins
6 15 (1.02%) Gradle
7 13 (0.89%) JUnit
8 12 (0.82%) Visual Studio Team System
9 10 (0.68%) Octopus Deploy
9 10 (0.68%) Subversion
9 10 (0.68%) TeamCity
10 9 (0.61%) Selenium
10 9 (0.61%) SpecFlow
11 8 (0.55%) Cucumber
11 8 (0.55%) Maven
12 7 (0.48%) Artifactory
13 6 (0.41%) Ant
14 5 (0.34%) JMeter
14 5 (0.34%) LoadRunner
14 5 (0.34%) SoapUI
General
1 411 (28.05%) Finance
2 91 (6.21%) Retail
3 70 (4.78%) Legal
4 65 (4.44%) Banking
5 61 (4.16%) Telecoms
6 33 (2.25%) Law
7 32 (2.18%) Investment Banking
7 32 (2.18%) Marketing
8 31 (2.12%) Manufacturing
9 22 (1.50%) Back Office
10 16 (1.09%) Local Government
11 13 (0.89%) Pharmaceutical
12 12 (0.82%) Publishing
13 11 (0.75%) Advertising
14 8 (0.55%) General Ledger
15 7 (0.48%) Aerospace
15 7 (0.48%) Billing
15 7 (0.48%) Front Office
16 5 (0.34%) Electronics
17 4 (0.27%) German Language
Job Titles
1 267 (18.23%) Project Manager
2 237 (16.18%) Analyst
3 125 (8.53%) Developer
4 119 (8.12%) IT Manager
5 109 (7.44%) Consultant
6 100 (6.83%) Administrator
7 68 (4.64%) Network Engineer
8 59 (4.03%) Infrastructure Engineer
9 55 (3.75%) DBA
9 55 (3.75%) IT Project Manager
10 54 (3.69%) Applications Support
11 52 (3.55%) Support Analyst
12 49 (3.34%) Senior Manager
13 44 (3.00%) .NET Developer
14 43 (2.94%) Infrastructure Manager
15 41 (2.80%) C# Developer
15 41 (2.80%) Senior Project Manager
16 40 (2.73%) Business Analyst
17 37 (2.53%) C# .NET Developer
18 36 (2.46%) IT Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 124 (8.46%) .NET
2 64 (4.37%) HTML
3 54 (3.69%) Middleware
4 41 (2.80%) ASP.NET
5 38 (2.59%) CSS
6 37 (2.53%) XML
7 36 (2.46%) LDAP
8 24 (1.64%) jQuery
9 23 (1.57%) .NET Framework
9 23 (1.57%) Web Services
10 22 (1.50%) AngularJS
11 19 (1.30%) JSON
11 19 (1.30%) LAMP
12 18 (1.23%) XSLT
13 16 (1.09%) Razor View Engine
14 13 (0.89%) SOAP
14 13 (0.89%) Spring
14 13 (0.89%) Twitter Bootstrap
15 12 (0.82%) RabbitMQ
15 12 (0.82%) WinForms
Miscellaneous
1 172 (11.74%) Analytical Skills
2 142 (9.69%) Data Centre
3 102 (6.96%) Management Information System
4 66 (4.51%) Self-Motivation
5 39 (2.66%) Clustering
6 38 (2.59%) Computer Science
7 37 (2.53%) Replication
8 33 (2.25%) PMI
9 27 (1.84%) NHS
10 24 (1.64%) Driving Licence
11 20 (1.37%) Client/Server
11 20 (1.37%) CMDB
11 20 (1.37%) Fixed Income
12 17 (1.16%) User Experience
13 16 (1.09%) Virtual Team
14 14 (0.96%) Fintech
14 14 (0.96%) Public Cloud
15 13 (0.89%) Mobile App
16 12 (0.82%) Greenfield Project
17 11 (0.75%) Reinsurance
Operating Systems
1 308 (21.02%) Windows
2 209 (14.27%) Linux
3 118 (8.05%) Windows Server
4 61 (4.16%) Unix
5 53 (3.62%) Windows Server 2008
6 52 (3.55%) Windows Server 2012
7 47 (3.21%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 35 (2.39%) CentOS
9 22 (1.50%) Windows 10
10 21 (1.43%) Ubuntu
11 19 (1.30%) AIX
12 14 (0.96%) Android
13 12 (0.82%) Apple iOS
14 11 (0.75%) Oracle Linux
14 11 (0.75%) Windows 7
15 9 (0.61%) Solaris
16 5 (0.34%) SUSE
16 5 (0.34%) Windows Server 2003
17 4 (0.27%) Windows 2000
18 3 (0.20%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 383 (26.14%) Project Management
2 304 (20.75%) Agile Software Development
3 294 (20.07%) ITIL
4 273 (18.63%) PRINCE2
5 250 (17.06%) Problem-Solving
6 217 (14.81%) Risk Management
7 169 (11.54%) Change Management
8 155 (10.58%) Stakeholder Management
9 137 (9.35%) Mentoring
10 123 (8.40%) Continuous Improvement
11 113 (7.71%) Disaster Recovery
12 109 (7.44%) Line Management
13 107 (7.30%) Configuration Management
14 106 (7.24%) Waterfall
15 98 (6.69%) Service Delivery
16 84 (5.73%) SDLC
17 74 (5.05%) Process Improvement
18 73 (4.98%) Service Management
19 72 (4.91%) Business Intelligence
19 72 (4.91%) Project Planning
Programming Languages
1 246 (16.79%) SQL
2 116 (7.92%) C#
3 87 (5.94%) PowerShell
4 84 (5.73%) JavaScript
5 75 (5.12%) Java
6 53 (3.62%) Python
6 53 (3.62%) T-SQL
7 41 (2.80%) C
8 26 (1.77%) Bash Shell
9 23 (1.57%) C++
10 22 (1.50%) PL/SQL
11 21 (1.43%) PHP
12 17 (1.16%) R
12 17 (1.16%) Shell Script
13 16 (1.09%) Perl
14 14 (0.96%) Ruby
15 13 (0.89%) ABAP
15 13 (0.89%) VB
16 7 (0.48%) VBScript
17 6 (0.41%) TypeScript
Qualifications
1 164 (11.19%) Degree
2 134 (9.15%) Cisco Certification
3 93 (6.35%) CCNA
4 87 (5.94%) Security Cleared
5 80 (5.46%) CCNP
6 60 (4.10%) PMI Certification
7 56 (3.82%) PMP
8 50 (3.41%) Microsoft Certification
9 48 (3.28%) SC Cleared
10 45 (3.07%) ITIL Certification
11 35 (2.39%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
12 33 (2.25%) PRINCE2 Certification
13 27 (1.84%) MCSA
14 24 (1.64%) PhD
15 21 (1.43%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
16 19 (1.30%) MCSE
17 17 (1.16%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
18 16 (1.09%) LPIC
19 15 (1.02%) CCIE
19 15 (1.02%) CCSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 153 (10.44%) PMO
2 112 (7.65%) SLA
3 104 (7.10%) QA
4 34 (2.32%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 31 (2.12%) GDPR
6 26 (1.77%) PCI DSS
7 24 (1.64%) Sarbanes-Oxley
8 12 (0.82%) Cyber Essentials
9 9 (0.61%) ISO 9001
9 9 (0.61%) P3O
10 7 (0.48%) Data Quality
10 7 (0.48%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
11 3 (0.20%) DO-178B
11 3 (0.20%) HMG Security Policy Framework
11 3 (0.20%) PMBOK
12 2 (0.14%) 21 CFR Part 11
12 2 (0.14%) COBIT
12 2 (0.14%) Cyber Essentials PLUS
12 2 (0.14%) IEC 62304
12 2 (0.14%) ISO 13485
System Software
1 191 (13.04%) Active Directory
2 156 (10.65%) VMware Infrastructure
3 54 (3.69%) Hyper-V
4 30 (2.05%) Firmware
5 28 (1.91%) vSphere
6 20 (1.37%) Oracle RAC
7 16 (1.09%) NFS
8 13 (0.89%) VMware ESXi
9 12 (0.82%) Terminal Services
10 10 (0.68%) Docker
11 9 (0.61%) XenApp
12 8 (0.55%) Oracle Clusterware
12 8 (0.55%) Virtual Desktop
13 7 (0.48%) Virtual Servers
13 7 (0.48%) VMware NSX
14 5 (0.34%) vCloud
15 4 (0.27%) PowerHA
15 4 (0.27%) RHEV
15 4 (0.27%) XenDesktop
15 4 (0.27%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 53 (3.62%) Ansible
2 50 (3.41%) SCCM
3 49 (3.34%) Opscode Chef
4 43 (2.94%) Puppet
5 22 (1.50%) SCOM
6 20 (1.37%) Data Guard
7 18 (1.23%) EMC NetWorker
8 16 (1.09%) ZABBIX
9 14 (0.96%) Microsoft Clustering
9 14 (0.96%) NetBackup
10 12 (0.82%) Xymon
11 11 (0.75%) Nagios
12 10 (0.68%) Cisco Prime
12 10 (0.68%) Kubernetes
12 10 (0.68%) vRealize
12 10 (0.68%) WSUS
13 9 (0.61%) Failover Clustering
14 7 (0.48%) Nessus
14 7 (0.48%) Terraform
15 6 (0.41%) McAfee ePO
Vendors
1 379 (25.87%) Microsoft
2 203 (13.86%) VMware
3 160 (10.92%) Cisco
4 96 (6.55%) Oracle
5 84 (5.73%) CheckPoint
6 70 (4.78%) Red Hat
7 64 (4.37%) Citrix
8 53 (3.62%) SAP
9 42 (2.87%) Riverbed
10 39 (2.66%) HP
11 36 (2.46%) Avaya
12 35 (2.39%) SolarWinds
13 31 (2.12%) Nortel
14 27 (1.84%) Juniper
15 26 (1.77%) IBM
15 26 (1.77%) NetApp
16 24 (1.64%) Nokia
17 21 (1.43%) F5
18 19 (1.30%) Salesforce.com
19 18 (1.23%) Palo Alto