Period
to 19 June 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 19 June 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Change Control
UK
6 months to
19 Jun 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 349 312 302
Rank change year-on-year -37 -10 -19
Permanent jobs citing Change Control 1,549 1,802 2,194
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.90% 1.05% 1.10%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.99% 1.16% 1.22%
Number of salaries quoted 1,198 1,329 1,719
UK median annual salary £49,000 £47,500 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +3.16% - -1.04%
10th Percentile £31,250 £31,250 £29,750
90th Percentile £77,500 £75,000 £72,500
UK excluding London median annual salary £43,911 £43,875 £45,000
% change year-on-year +0.08% -2.50% +5.88%

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 156,266 155,957 179,631
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 90.77% 90.62% 89.96%
Number of salaries quoted 125,618 126,959 149,386
UK median annual salary £50,000 £48,000 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +4.17% +1.05% +2.15%
10th Percentile £29,000 £28,000 £27,500
90th Percentile £82,500 £78,750 £77,500
UK excluding London median annual salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year +5.88% - +2.41%

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 June 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 19 June 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 -20 1,511 £50,000 +5.26% 172
UK excluding London -26 912 £43,911 +0.08% 129
London -23 622 £57,500 +0.88% 52
South East -32 296 £47,500 +5.56% 30
North of England -18 223 £42,500 - 31
Midlands -24 162 £42,500 -5.56% 21
North West +17 138 £42,500 -2.30% 21
East of England +23 115 £47,500 -5.00% 16
West Midlands -52 103 £45,000 - 12
South West -10 94 £39,625 -0.94% 22
Yorkshire -20 71 £36,250 -12.65% 8
East Midlands +30 59 £40,750 -8.43% 9
Wales +23 20 £42,250 +5.63% 3
Scotland -67 20 £37,750 -5.03% 6
North East -16 14 £43,750 +15.13% 2
Northern Ireland +1 3 £47,500 +82.69%

For the 6 months to 19 June 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.

1 563 (36.35%) Finance
2 420 (27.11%) Project Management
3 326 (21.05%) Microsoft
4 320 (20.66%) SQL
5 304 (19.63%) ITIL
6 291 (18.79%) Windows
7 287 (18.53%) Agile Software Development
8 255 (16.46%) Problem-Solving
9 254 (16.40%) PRINCE2
10 238 (15.36%) Degree
11 218 (14.07%) Linux
12 209 (13.49%) Change Management
13 206 (13.30%) Stakeholder Management
14 205 (13.23%) SQL Server
15 194 (12.52%) Analytical Skills
16 189 (12.20%) Oracle
17 180 (11.62%) Risk Management
18 175 (11.30%) VMware
19 166 (10.72%) Active Directory
20 157 (10.14%) PMO
21 152 (9.81%) Configuration Management
22 150 (9.68%) Microsoft Azure
23 144 (9.30%) Microsoft Office
24 142 (9.17%) Cisco
25 139 (8.97%) .NET
26 130 (8.39%) QA
27 126 (8.13%) Firewall
28 124 (8.01%) VMware Infrastructure
28 124 (8.01%) Mentoring
29 123 (7.94%) Service 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 72 (4.65%) SharePoint
2 60 (3.87%) IIS
3 50 (3.23%) MS Exchange
4 48 (3.10%) Apache
5 47 (3.03%) Tomcat
6 33 (2.13%) Oracle Workflow
7 30 (1.94%) Apache Spark
8 17 (1.10%) OpenStack
8 17 (1.10%) Skype for Business
8 17 (1.10%) WebLogic
9 16 (1.03%) Confluence
9 16 (1.03%) Exchange Server 2010
10 13 (0.84%) JBoss
11 12 (0.77%) WebSphere
12 11 (0.71%) Elasticsearch
13 8 (0.52%) SAS
14 7 (0.45%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
14 7 (0.45%) SharePoint Server
15 6 (0.39%) Adobe Experience Manager
15 6 (0.39%) Alfresco
Applications
1 144 (9.30%) Microsoft Office
2 112 (7.23%) Microsoft Excel
3 85 (5.49%) Microsoft Project
4 80 (5.16%) Microsoft PowerPoint
5 54 (3.49%) MS Visio
6 11 (0.71%) Spreadsheet
7 3 (0.19%) Revit
7 3 (0.19%) Simulink
8 2 (0.13%) Maya
8 2 (0.13%) Open Workbench
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 30 (1.94%) Dynamics CRM
1 30 (1.94%) Oracle EBS
2 22 (1.42%) Oracle EBS R12
3 20 (1.29%) Elite 3E
4 15 (0.97%) Workfront
5 12 (0.77%) Dynamics AX
6 11 (0.71%) Oracle Assets
6 11 (0.71%) Oracle Internet Expenses
6 11 (0.71%) Oracle Payables
6 11 (0.71%) Oracle Receivables
7 8 (0.52%) HFM
7 8 (0.52%) Oracle 11i
7 8 (0.52%) Oracle Cash Management
7 8 (0.52%) Oracle FAH
7 8 (0.52%) Oracle Financials
7 8 (0.52%) Oracle General Ledger
8 7 (0.45%) Infor M3
8 7 (0.45%) NetSuite
9 6 (0.39%) SAP Business One
10 4 (0.26%) CA PPM
Cloud Services
1 150 (9.68%) Microsoft Azure
2 106 (6.84%) Amazon AWS
3 69 (4.45%) Office 365
4 25 (1.61%) IaaS
5 23 (1.48%) SaaS
6 20 (1.29%) Google Cloud Platform
7 19 (1.23%) Dynamics 365
7 19 (1.23%) Taleo
8 16 (1.03%) Mimecast
9 11 (0.71%) Cloud Computing
9 11 (0.71%) PaaS
10 9 (0.58%) GitHub
11 6 (0.39%) CloudBees
12 4 (0.26%) Slack
12 4 (0.26%) Trello
13 3 (0.19%) Amazon EMR
13 3 (0.19%) Amazon S3
13 3 (0.19%) AWS CloudFormation
13 3 (0.19%) Azure Active Directory
14 2 (0.13%) Amazon EC2
Communications & Networking
1 126 (8.13%) Firewall
2 87 (5.62%) TCP/IP
3 86 (5.55%) SAN
4 84 (5.42%) LAN
5 81 (5.23%) WAN
6 76 (4.91%) DNS
7 59 (3.81%) Network Security
8 52 (3.36%) VPN
9 47 (3.03%) DHCP
10 44 (2.84%) NAS
11 36 (2.32%) Wi-Fi
12 33 (2.13%) Internet
13 31 (2.00%) Wireless
14 28 (1.81%) BGP
15 25 (1.61%) HTTP
16 23 (1.48%) Kerberos
17 22 (1.42%) OSPF
17 22 (1.42%) Skype
18 19 (1.23%) Cisco ASA
18 19 (1.23%) iSCSI
Database & Business Intelligence
1 205 (13.23%) SQL Server
2 83 (5.36%) Big Data
3 65 (4.20%) Oracle Database
4 58 (3.74%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 39 (2.52%) Data Warehouse
6 36 (2.32%) Relational Database
7 31 (2.00%) PostgreSQL
8 27 (1.74%) NoSQL
8 27 (1.74%) Oracle BI Publisher
8 27 (1.74%) Oracle Discoverer
8 27 (1.74%) SQL Server Integration Services
9 26 (1.68%) Oracle Reports
10 25 (1.61%) SQL Server 2008
11 24 (1.55%) Cosmos DB
11 24 (1.55%) Data Lake
12 22 (1.42%) MySQL
12 22 (1.42%) Power BI
13 19 (1.23%) Oracle BI EE
14 18 (1.16%) MongoDB
15 15 (0.97%) Oracle Database 10g
Development Applications
1 71 (4.58%) JIRA
2 43 (2.78%) Git (software)
3 33 (2.13%) Jenkins
4 25 (1.61%) Team Foundation Server
5 24 (1.55%) Subversion
6 21 (1.36%) JUnit
7 19 (1.23%) Visual Studio
8 18 (1.16%) Fiddler
8 18 (1.16%) Gradle
9 14 (0.90%) Maven
10 13 (0.84%) Artifactory
11 12 (0.77%) Eclipse
11 12 (0.77%) Visual Studio Team System
12 10 (0.65%) Oracle Forms
12 10 (0.65%) TeamCity
13 9 (0.58%) Octopus Deploy
13 9 (0.58%) Selenium
14 8 (0.52%) Toad
15 7 (0.45%) ClearCase
15 7 (0.45%) ClearQuest
General
1 563 (36.35%) Finance
2 105 (6.78%) Banking
3 77 (4.97%) Legal
4 73 (4.71%) Retail
5 63 (4.07%) Telecoms
6 44 (2.84%) Manufacturing
7 42 (2.71%) Law
8 32 (2.07%) Investment Banking
9 31 (2.00%) Marketing
10 25 (1.61%) Games
11 22 (1.42%) Local Government
12 18 (1.16%) French Language
13 17 (1.10%) Pharmaceutical
14 13 (0.84%) Financial Institution
15 12 (0.77%) Advertising
16 11 (0.71%) Back Office
16 11 (0.71%) Billing
17 10 (0.65%) Electronics
17 10 (0.65%) Retail Banking
18 9 (0.58%) General Ledger
Job Titles
1 261 (16.85%) Analyst
2 248 (16.01%) Project Manager
3 169 (10.91%) Developer
4 103 (6.65%) IT Manager
5 90 (5.81%) Administrator
6 70 (4.52%) Consultant
7 69 (4.45%) Architect
8 62 (4.00%) Infrastructure Engineer
8 62 (4.00%) Network Engineer
9 54 (3.49%) IT Project Manager
10 53 (3.42%) .NET Developer
10 53 (3.42%) Applications Support
11 52 (3.36%) Support Analyst
12 47 (3.03%) C# Developer
13 46 (2.97%) C# .NET Developer
14 44 (2.84%) Senior Manager
14 44 (2.84%) Systems Administrator
15 42 (2.71%) Senior Project Manager
16 41 (2.65%) Business Analyst
17 39 (2.52%) Software Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 139 (8.97%) .NET
2 94 (6.07%) HTML
3 65 (4.20%) CSS
4 58 (3.74%) XML
5 49 (3.16%) jQuery
6 42 (2.71%) Middleware
7 41 (2.65%) Razor View Engine
8 35 (2.26%) LDAP
9 28 (1.81%) .NET Framework
9 28 (1.81%) REST
10 27 (1.74%) ASP.NET
11 22 (1.42%) Natural Language Processing
12 20 (1.29%) SAML
13 18 (1.16%) OAuth
13 18 (1.16%) OpenID
13 18 (1.16%) Servlets
14 17 (1.10%) AngularJS
14 17 (1.10%) HTML5
15 16 (1.03%) Spring
16 14 (0.90%) Java EE
Miscellaneous
1 194 (12.52%) Analytical Skills
2 100 (6.46%) Management Information System
3 98 (6.33%) Data Centre
4 64 (4.13%) Computer Science
5 60 (3.87%) Self-Motivation
6 39 (2.52%) Public Cloud
7 37 (2.39%) Virtual Team
8 34 (2.19%) User Experience
9 30 (1.94%) Clustering
9 30 (1.94%) Replication
10 26 (1.68%) PMI
11 25 (1.61%) NHS
12 24 (1.55%) PKI
13 21 (1.36%) Enterprise Software
14 20 (1.29%) CCTV
15 19 (1.23%) Fintech
16 18 (1.16%) Linux Command Line
17 17 (1.10%) Video Conferencing
18 16 (1.03%) Fixed Income
19 15 (0.97%) CMDB
Operating Systems
1 291 (18.79%) Windows
2 218 (14.07%) Linux
3 103 (6.65%) Windows Server
4 68 (4.39%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 59 (3.81%) Unix
6 48 (3.10%) Windows Server 2012
7 43 (2.78%) Windows Server 2008
8 40 (2.58%) Windows 7
9 34 (2.19%) CentOS
10 23 (1.48%) Windows 10
11 21 (1.36%) Windows Server 2003
12 19 (1.23%) Ubuntu
13 12 (0.77%) VMS
14 11 (0.71%) AIX
15 9 (0.58%) Mac OS X
15 9 (0.58%) Windows XP
16 8 (0.52%) Android
16 8 (0.52%) Debian
16 8 (0.52%) Solaris
17 7 (0.45%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 420 (27.11%) Project Management
2 304 (19.63%) ITIL
3 287 (18.53%) Agile Software Development
4 255 (16.46%) Problem-Solving
5 254 (16.40%) PRINCE2
6 209 (13.49%) Change Management
7 206 (13.30%) Stakeholder Management
8 180 (11.62%) Risk Management
9 152 (9.81%) Configuration Management
10 124 (8.01%) Mentoring
11 123 (7.94%) Service Management
12 120 (7.75%) Service Delivery
13 113 (7.30%) Continuous Improvement
14 107 (6.91%) Disaster Recovery
15 99 (6.39%) Business Intelligence
15 99 (6.39%) DevOps
16 94 (6.07%) Programme Management
17 91 (5.87%) Line Management
18 88 (5.68%) Process Improvement
19 86 (5.55%) Information Security
Programming Languages
1 320 (20.66%) SQL
2 118 (7.62%) Java
3 116 (7.49%) C#
4 87 (5.62%) Python
5 86 (5.55%) JavaScript
6 76 (4.91%) PL/SQL
7 66 (4.26%) T-SQL
8 59 (3.81%) PowerShell
9 46 (2.97%) Shell Script
10 40 (2.58%) C
11 32 (2.07%) C++
12 31 (2.00%) VBA
13 30 (1.94%) Bash Shell
14 25 (1.61%) Perl
15 23 (1.48%) VB
16 12 (0.77%) PHP
16 12 (0.77%) Ruby
17 9 (0.58%) Groovy
18 6 (0.39%) AWK
18 6 (0.39%) R
Qualifications
1 238 (15.36%) Degree
2 106 (6.84%) Cisco Certification
3 67 (4.33%) CCNP
3 67 (4.33%) Microsoft Certification
4 63 (4.07%) CCNA
5 58 (3.74%) Security Cleared
6 55 (3.55%) ITIL Certification
7 48 (3.10%) MCSE
8 46 (2.97%) CISSP
9 42 (2.71%) SC Cleared
10 40 (2.58%) PMI Certification
11 36 (2.32%) Computer Science Degree
12 31 (2.00%) PMP
13 29 (1.87%) MCSA
13 29 (1.87%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
14 28 (1.81%) PRINCE2 Certification
15 23 (1.48%) ISEB
16 22 (1.42%) CEH
16 22 (1.42%) CISM
17 19 (1.23%) SANS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 157 (10.14%) PMO
2 130 (8.39%) QA
3 83 (5.36%) SLA
4 43 (2.78%) PCI DSS
5 38 (2.45%) ISO/IEC 27001
6 27 (1.74%) Data Quality
6 27 (1.74%) Sarbanes-Oxley
7 24 (1.55%) GDPR
8 16 (1.03%) ISO 9001
9 14 (0.90%) Solvency II
10 13 (0.84%) HMG Security Policy Framework
11 12 (0.77%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
12 10 (0.65%) DO-178B
13 9 (0.58%) Cyber Essentials
14 8 (0.52%) COBIT
15 5 (0.32%) GAMP
15 5 (0.32%) PMBOK
16 4 (0.26%) Def Stans
17 2 (0.13%) TickIT
18 1 (0.065%) GCP
System Software
1 166 (10.72%) Active Directory
2 124 (8.01%) VMware Infrastructure
3 54 (3.49%) Docker
4 34 (2.19%) Hyper-V
5 25 (1.61%) vSphere
6 21 (1.36%) Firmware
7 17 (1.10%) Oracle RAC
7 17 (1.10%) Virtual Machines
7 17 (1.10%) VMware ESXi
8 16 (1.03%) iptables
9 11 (0.71%) KVM
9 11 (0.71%) QEMU
10 6 (0.39%) Squid
10 6 (0.39%) Terminal Services
11 4 (0.26%) HDFS
11 4 (0.26%) NFS
11 4 (0.26%) Virtual Servers
12 3 (0.19%) Microsoft Virtual Server
12 3 (0.19%) VMware NSX
13 2 (0.13%) RHEV
Systems Management
1 44 (2.84%) SCCM
2 43 (2.78%) Puppet
3 39 (2.52%) Opscode Chef
4 35 (2.26%) Ansible
5 32 (2.07%) Kubernetes
6 20 (1.29%) Nagios
7 18 (1.16%) Microsoft Clustering
8 16 (1.03%) SCOM
9 15 (0.97%) WSUS
10 12 (0.77%) Nessus
10 12 (0.77%) vCenter Server
11 11 (0.71%) Cacti
12 10 (0.65%) NetBackup
12 10 (0.65%) ZABBIX
13 9 (0.58%) Terraform
13 9 (0.58%) Xymon
14 7 (0.45%) Data Guard
14 7 (0.45%) HP Quality Center
15 6 (0.39%) Host Intrusion Detection System
15 6 (0.39%) Tivoli Storage Manager
Vendors
1 326 (21.05%) Microsoft
2 189 (12.20%) Oracle
3 175 (11.30%) VMware
4 142 (9.17%) Cisco
5 75 (4.84%) Red Hat
6 65 (4.20%) CheckPoint
7 57 (3.68%) SAP
8 46 (2.97%) F5
9 45 (2.91%) Juniper
10 35 (2.26%) Google
11 34 (2.19%) Capita
12 33 (2.13%) HP
13 29 (1.87%) Palo Alto
14 26 (1.68%) SolarWinds
15 23 (1.48%) Citrix
16 22 (1.42%) NetApp
16 22 (1.42%) Remedy
17 21 (1.36%) Symantec
18 20 (1.29%) IBM
18 20 (1.29%) Splunk