Period
to 18 January 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 18 January 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Change Control
UK
6 months to
18 Jan 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 389 281 280
Rank change year-on-year -108 -1 +1
Permanent jobs citing Change Control 1,360 2,115 2,455
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.78% 1.19% 1.18%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.87% 1.33% 1.33%
Number of salaries quoted 1,085 1,575 1,924
UK median annual salary £47,500 £45,500 £48,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +4.40% -6.19% +6.59%
10th Percentile £29,000 £29,450 £30,575
90th Percentile £73,750 £72,500 £72,500
UK excluding London median annual salary £42,500 £42,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year - -5.56% +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 156,280 158,751 184,245
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 89.85% 89.53% 88.87%
Number of salaries quoted 125,337 131,258 152,786
UK median annual salary £50,000 £48,500 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +3.09% +2.11% +5.56%
10th Percentile £28,750 £28,000 £27,500
90th Percentile £80,000 £78,750 £77,500
UK excluding London median annual salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year +5.88% - +6.25%

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 18 January 2018.

Salary histogram for Change Control in the UK

Change Control
Top 15 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 18 January 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 -106 1,301 £47,500 - 212
UK excluding London -76 830 £42,500 - 156
London -124 514 £55,000 +10.00% 64
North of England +11 228 £42,500 - 31
South East -87 219 £45,000 +5.88% 44
Midlands -23 190 £45,000 +5.88% 36
West Midlands -35 139 £45,000 -5.76% 27
North West +58 137 £42,500 - 19
South West -21 100 £41,000 +2.50% 19
East of England -94 62 £47,500 - 17
Yorkshire -24 60 £43,500 +2.35% 7
Wales +44 49 £47,500 +18.75% 3
East Midlands +16 49 £40,000 +14.29% 9
Scotland -67 32 £37,500 -11.76% 6
North East +5 31 £45,000 +5.88% 5

For the 6 months to 18 January 2018, IT jobs citing Change Control also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads with a requirement for Change Control.

1 418 (30.74%) Project Management
2 411 (30.22%) Finance
3 337 (24.78%) Microsoft
4 327 (24.04%) ITIL
5 294 (21.62%) Agile Software Development
6 273 (20.07%) SQL
7 247 (18.16%) PRINCE2
8 235 (17.28%) Windows
9 234 (17.21%) SQL Server
10 189 (13.90%) Stakeholder Management
11 184 (13.53%) Cisco
12 173 (12.72%) Degree
13 168 (12.35%) Active Directory
14 166 (12.21%) Linux
15 157 (11.54%) Analytical Skills
16 153 (11.25%) VMware
17 152 (11.18%) Service Delivery
18 148 (10.88%) Change Management
18 148 (10.88%) Microsoft Office
19 143 (10.51%) Firewall
20 133 (9.78%) Cisco Certification
21 132 (9.71%) Risk Management
22 131 (9.63%) SLA
23 130 (9.56%) Oracle
24 126 (9.26%) SDLC
25 125 (9.19%) Waterfall
26 123 (9.04%) Service Management
27 115 (8.46%) PMO
28 113 (8.31%) Windows Server
29 111 (8.16%) VMware Infrastructure

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 80 (5.88%) SharePoint
2 78 (5.74%) MS Exchange
3 40 (2.94%) Exchange Server 2010
4 31 (2.28%) IIS
5 28 (2.06%) SharePoint Server
6 25 (1.84%) Apache
7 24 (1.76%) Exchange Server 2013
8 18 (1.32%) Confluence
9 17 (1.25%) WebLogic
10 15 (1.10%) BizTalk Server
11 14 (1.03%) Skype for Business
12 13 (0.96%) CMS
12 13 (0.96%) WebSphere
13 10 (0.74%) Tomcat
14 9 (0.66%) nginx
15 7 (0.51%) Oracle SOA Suite
15 7 (0.51%) SharePoint 2013
15 7 (0.51%) Sitecore CMS
16 6 (0.44%) Exchange Server 2003
16 6 (0.44%) Oracle Application Server
Applications
1 148 (10.88%) Microsoft Office
2 88 (6.47%) Microsoft Excel
3 69 (5.07%) Microsoft Project
4 40 (2.94%) MS Visio
5 30 (2.21%) Microsoft PowerPoint
6 10 (0.74%) Open Workbench
7 5 (0.37%) HipChat
7 5 (0.37%) Simulink
8 4 (0.29%) Spreadsheet
9 2 (0.15%) Maya
10 1 (0.074%) Revit
Business Applications
1 38 (2.79%) Dynamics CRM
2 26 (1.91%) Dynamics AX
3 17 (1.25%) Oracle EBS
4 15 (1.10%) SAP R/3
5 13 (0.96%) SAP Business One
6 9 (0.66%) Oracle EBS R12
6 9 (0.66%) RiskWrite
7 8 (0.59%) Oracle Applications
8 6 (0.44%) Bond Adapt
8 6 (0.44%) JDE EnterpriseOne
8 6 (0.44%) Workfront
9 4 (0.29%) Primavera
10 3 (0.22%) NetSuite
10 3 (0.22%) PeopleSoft HCM
10 3 (0.22%) SAP CO
10 3 (0.22%) SAP ERP
10 3 (0.22%) SAP FI
10 3 (0.22%) SAP FI/CO
10 3 (0.22%) SAP S/4HANA
11 2 (0.15%) Postilion
Cloud Services
1 78 (5.74%) Office 365
2 60 (4.41%) Microsoft Azure
3 39 (2.87%) SaaS
4 37 (2.72%) Amazon AWS
5 13 (0.96%) Mimecast
6 9 (0.66%) Dynamics 365
7 7 (0.51%) Azure Active Directory
7 7 (0.51%) Cloud Computing
7 7 (0.51%) Taleo
8 6 (0.44%) Salesforce Sales Cloud
8 6 (0.44%) Salesforce Service Cloud
9 5 (0.37%) Force.com
9 5 (0.37%) IaaS
10 4 (0.29%) GitHub
11 2 (0.15%) AWS CloudFormation
11 2 (0.15%) CloudSense
11 2 (0.15%) G Suite
11 2 (0.15%) OneDrive
11 2 (0.15%) Slack
11 2 (0.15%) Trello
Communications & Networking
1 143 (10.51%) Firewall
2 107 (7.87%) TCP/IP
3 101 (7.43%) WAN
4 94 (6.91%) LAN
5 69 (5.07%) DNS
6 61 (4.49%) Wireless
7 54 (3.97%) DHCP
7 54 (3.97%) SAN
8 50 (3.68%) Network Security
9 38 (2.79%) VPN
10 34 (2.50%) VoIP
11 33 (2.43%) BGP
11 33 (2.43%) SMTP
12 32 (2.35%) Cisco ISE
13 28 (2.06%) OSPF
14 27 (1.99%) Cisco ASA
14 27 (1.99%) MPLS
15 26 (1.91%) NAS
15 26 (1.91%) VLAN
16 23 (1.69%) SSH
Database & Business Intelligence
1 234 (17.21%) SQL Server
2 45 (3.31%) Data Warehouse
3 40 (2.94%) Relational Database
4 38 (2.79%) Oracle Database
5 33 (2.43%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 27 (1.99%) BusinessObjects
7 24 (1.76%) RDBMS
8 23 (1.69%) Big Data
9 20 (1.47%) PostgreSQL
9 20 (1.47%) Power BI
10 19 (1.40%) SQL Server 2008
11 17 (1.25%) NoSQL
11 17 (1.25%) SQL Server Integration Services
12 16 (1.18%) Oracle Reports
13 12 (0.88%) DB2
13 12 (0.88%) MySQL
14 11 (0.81%) Hadoop
15 9 (0.66%) BusinessObjects Business Intelligence
15 9 (0.66%) Data Mining
15 9 (0.66%) QlikView
Development Applications
1 51 (3.75%) JIRA
2 40 (2.94%) Visual Studio
3 19 (1.40%) Team Foundation Server
4 18 (1.32%) Git (software)
5 17 (1.25%) TeamCity
6 15 (1.10%) Eclipse
7 11 (0.81%) Jenkins
7 11 (0.81%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
8 10 (0.74%) Subversion
9 9 (0.66%) VersionOne
10 8 (0.59%) Oracle Forms
11 7 (0.51%) Atlassian Bamboo
12 6 (0.44%) Rational Rose
12 6 (0.44%) Toad
12 6 (0.44%) Zephyr
13 4 (0.29%) Maven
13 4 (0.29%) MSBuild
13 4 (0.29%) MSI
13 4 (0.29%) SonarQube
13 4 (0.29%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 411 (30.22%) Finance
2 87 (6.40%) Banking
3 61 (4.49%) Manufacturing
4 51 (3.75%) Law
5 50 (3.68%) Retail
6 48 (3.53%) Legal
7 39 (2.87%) Telecoms
8 34 (2.50%) Investment Banking
9 29 (2.13%) Military
10 25 (1.84%) Marketing
11 24 (1.76%) Front Office
12 23 (1.69%) Billing
13 19 (1.40%) French Language
14 18 (1.32%) Advertising
14 18 (1.32%) Back Office
15 15 (1.10%) Financial Institution
16 12 (0.88%) Electronics
17 11 (0.81%) Games
18 9 (0.66%) Automotive
19 8 (0.59%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 270 (19.85%) Project Manager
2 247 (18.16%) Analyst
3 129 (9.49%) Developer
4 98 (7.21%) IT Manager
5 92 (6.76%) Network Engineer
6 71 (5.22%) IT Project Manager
7 70 (5.15%) Consultant
8 47 (3.46%) Architect
9 45 (3.31%) Infrastructure Engineer
9 45 (3.31%) Support Engineer
10 44 (3.24%) Applications Support
11 39 (2.87%) IT Engineer
12 38 (2.79%) Junior
13 37 (2.72%) Senior Manager
13 37 (2.72%) SQL Analyst
14 36 (2.65%) Business Analyst
14 36 (2.65%) Delivery Manager
15 34 (2.50%) Administrator
16 33 (2.43%) Senior Project Manager
17 30 (2.21%) Security Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 94 (6.91%) .NET
2 40 (2.94%) Web Services
3 29 (2.13%) XML
4 23 (1.69%) ASP.NET
4 23 (1.69%) HTML
5 18 (1.32%) REST
6 16 (1.18%) jQuery
7 15 (1.10%) AngularJS
8 14 (1.03%) FIX Protocol
9 12 (0.88%) XSLT
10 10 (0.74%) .NET Framework
10 10 (0.74%) JMS
10 10 (0.74%) XSD
11 9 (0.66%) CSS
12 8 (0.59%) JSON
12 8 (0.59%) Oracle Fusion
12 8 (0.59%) Software Packaging
13 7 (0.51%) Java EE
14 6 (0.44%) Middleware
14 6 (0.44%) WebSphere MQ
Miscellaneous
1 157 (11.54%) Analytical Skills
2 104 (7.65%) Management Information System
3 79 (5.81%) Data Centre
4 65 (4.78%) Computer Science
5 44 (3.24%) User Experience
6 41 (3.01%) Virtual Team
7 33 (2.43%) PMI
8 32 (2.35%) Replication
9 27 (1.99%) Clustering
10 22 (1.62%) Fixed Income
11 19 (1.40%) CMDB
12 18 (1.32%) Driving Licence
13 17 (1.25%) Enterprise Software
14 16 (1.18%) iSeries
15 15 (1.10%) Mainframe
15 15 (1.10%) Public Cloud
16 14 (1.03%) Derivative
16 14 (1.03%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
17 12 (0.88%) CCTV
17 12 (0.88%) NHS
Operating Systems
1 235 (17.28%) Windows
2 166 (12.21%) Linux
3 113 (8.31%) Windows Server
4 82 (6.03%) Unix
5 66 (4.85%) Windows Server 2008
6 57 (4.19%) Windows Server 2012
7 45 (3.31%) Windows 7
8 43 (3.16%) Windows 10
9 34 (2.50%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 24 (1.76%) Windows Server 2003
11 23 (1.69%) CentOS
12 16 (1.18%) Solaris
13 11 (0.81%) Mac OS X
14 10 (0.74%) Android
15 7 (0.51%) Apple iOS
15 7 (0.51%) Windows 2000 Server
16 6 (0.44%) AIX
16 6 (0.44%) Ubuntu
16 6 (0.44%) Windows XP
17 4 (0.29%) VxWorks
Processes & Methodologies
1 418 (30.74%) Project Management
2 327 (24.04%) ITIL
3 294 (21.62%) Agile Software Development
4 247 (18.16%) PRINCE2
5 189 (13.90%) Stakeholder Management
6 152 (11.18%) Service Delivery
7 148 (10.88%) Change Management
8 132 (9.71%) Risk Management
9 126 (9.26%) SDLC
10 125 (9.19%) Waterfall
11 123 (9.04%) Service Management
12 102 (7.50%) Problem Management
13 100 (7.35%) Configuration Management
14 98 (7.21%) Business Intelligence
15 94 (6.91%) ERP
16 93 (6.84%) Continuous Improvement
17 91 (6.69%) User Acceptance Testing
18 85 (6.25%) Incident Management
19 81 (5.96%) Mentoring
20 79 (5.81%) Coaching
Programming Languages
1 273 (20.07%) SQL
2 88 (6.47%) C#
3 72 (5.29%) PowerShell
4 65 (4.78%) Java
5 57 (4.19%) JavaScript
6 54 (3.97%) Python
7 40 (2.94%) T-SQL
8 35 (2.57%) C
9 32 (2.35%) Bash Shell
9 32 (2.35%) VB
10 27 (1.99%) PL/SQL
10 27 (1.99%) Shell Script
11 23 (1.69%) Perl
12 18 (1.32%) VB.NET
13 16 (1.18%) VBScript
14 15 (1.10%) VBA
15 12 (0.88%) PHP
16 9 (0.66%) C++
17 8 (0.59%) R
18 7 (0.51%) sed
Qualifications
1 173 (12.72%) Degree
2 133 (9.78%) Cisco Certification
3 102 (7.50%) CCNA
4 80 (5.88%) CCNP
5 55 (4.04%) ITIL Certification
6 47 (3.46%) PRINCE2 Certification
7 46 (3.38%) PMI Certification
8 45 (3.31%) Security Cleared
9 44 (3.24%) Microsoft Certification
10 36 (2.65%) CISSP
11 35 (2.57%) SC Cleared
12 34 (2.50%) PMP
13 33 (2.43%) Computer Science Degree
14 30 (2.21%) MCSE
15 18 (1.32%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
16 17 (1.25%) MCP
17 16 (1.18%) SANS
17 16 (1.18%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
18 15 (1.10%) Master's Degree
19 14 (1.03%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 131 (9.63%) SLA
2 115 (8.46%) PMO
3 89 (6.54%) QA
4 27 (1.99%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 20 (1.47%) Data Quality
6 18 (1.32%) Sarbanes-Oxley
7 17 (1.25%) PCI DSS
8 15 (1.10%) COBIT
9 12 (0.88%) ISO 9001
10 11 (0.81%) HMG Security Policy Framework
10 11 (0.81%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
11 10 (0.74%) PMBOK
11 10 (0.74%) Solvency II
12 7 (0.51%) GMP
13 5 (0.37%) GDPR
14 4 (0.29%) IEC 61508
14 4 (0.29%) IEC 62304
14 4 (0.29%) P3O
15 2 (0.15%) ISO 14001
15 2 (0.15%) ISO 26262
System Software
1 168 (12.35%) Active Directory
2 111 (8.16%) VMware Infrastructure
3 49 (3.60%) Hyper-V
4 30 (2.21%) vSphere
5 27 (1.99%) VMware ESXi
6 22 (1.62%) XenApp
7 14 (1.03%) Virtual Machines
8 12 (0.88%) Docker
9 11 (0.81%) Oracle RAC
10 7 (0.51%) Virtual Servers
11 6 (0.44%) XenDesktop
11 6 (0.44%) XenServer
12 5 (0.37%) DFS Replication
12 5 (0.37%) Microsoft Virtual Server
12 5 (0.37%) NFS
13 4 (0.29%) Microsoft App-V
14 3 (0.22%) EMC RecoverPoint
14 3 (0.22%) Terminal Services
14 3 (0.22%) VMware Server
15 2 (0.15%) SRDF
Systems Management
1 39 (2.87%) SCCM
2 30 (2.21%) Puppet
3 26 (1.91%) Nagios
4 18 (1.32%) Nessus
5 17 (1.25%) Cacti
6 14 (1.03%) Backup Exec
7 13 (0.96%) SCOM
8 12 (0.88%) Ansible
8 12 (0.88%) SolarWinds Orion
8 12 (0.88%) WSUS
9 11 (0.81%) Opscode Chef
10 9 (0.66%) Cisco CUCM
10 9 (0.66%) WMI
11 8 (0.59%) Cisco Prime
12 7 (0.51%) BMC Marimba
13 6 (0.44%) Cisco UCCX
13 6 (0.44%) Data Guard
13 6 (0.44%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
13 6 (0.44%) Oracle RMAN
13 6 (0.44%) ServiceCenter
Vendors
1 337 (24.78%) Microsoft
2 184 (13.53%) Cisco
3 153 (11.25%) VMware
4 130 (9.56%) Oracle
5 88 (6.47%) SAP
6 79 (5.81%) F5
7 64 (4.71%) Citrix
8 57 (4.19%) SolarWinds
9 51 (3.75%) Juniper
10 40 (2.94%) CheckPoint
11 39 (2.87%) Red Hat
12 37 (2.72%) HP
13 32 (2.35%) Infoblox
14 29 (2.13%) Palo Alto
14 29 (2.13%) Salesforce.com
15 27 (1.99%) Remedy
16 26 (1.91%) IBM
17 22 (1.62%) Xerox
18 21 (1.54%) Veeam
19 20 (1.47%) Symantec