Period
to 21 August 2017

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 August 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Change Control
UK
6 months to
21 Aug 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 342 289 281
Rank change year-on-year -53 -8 +24
Permanent jobs citing Change Control 1628 2280 2576
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.92% 1.16% 1.18%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.03% 1.30% 1.34%
Number of salaries quoted 1226 1770 2025
UK median annual salary £46,398 £47,500 £48,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -2.32% -1.04% +6.67%
10th Percentile £31,000 £28,750 £30,000
90th Percentile £70,000 £71,250 £75,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year - +5.88% +6.25%

Change Control is in the process and methodology skills category. The next table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all permanent job vacancies with a requirement for process and methodology skills.

Process & Methodology Skills
UK
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for process and methodology skills 158275 175507 192436
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the UK 89.92% 89.06% 88.16%
Number of salaries quoted 125523 146398 157190
UK median annual salary £50,000 £49,000 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +2.04% +3.16% +5.56%
10th Percentile £28,750 £27,625 £27,500
90th Percentile £80,000 £77,500 £76,250
UK excluding London median annual salary £42,500 £42,500 £42,500

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 August 2017.

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 August 2017. 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 -53 1539 £47,500 - 89
UK excluding London -19 1024 £45,000 - 77
London -88 575 £52,500 +5.00% 22
South East -27 306 £46,950 -1.16% 27
North of England -17 270 £42,500 - 12
Midlands +34 210 £45,000 +12.50% 12
West Midlands +47 179 £45,000 +13.92% 11
North West -26 135 £42,500 - 9
Yorkshire +16 129 £42,500 +6.25% 3
East of England -47 106 £50,000 +5.26% 8
South West -26 87 £40,000 - 9
Scotland -4 45 £41,250 +3.13% 9
East Midlands -9 31 £43,500 +8.75% 1
Wales +5 15 £40,000 +29.03% 1
North East +6 6 £43,000 -7.03%
Northern Ireland -13 5 £30,000 -25.00%

For the 6 months to 21 August 2017, 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.

1 483 (29.67%) Finance
2 428 (26.29%) Project Management
3 370 (22.73%) Microsoft
4 352 (21.62%) SQL
5 335 (20.58%) ITIL
6 327 (20.09%) Agile Software Development
7 309 (18.98%) Windows
8 292 (17.94%) PRINCE2
9 242 (14.86%) Analytical Skills
10 223 (13.70%) SQL Server
11 210 (12.90%) Linux
12 182 (11.18%) VMware
13 179 (11.00%) Active Directory
14 176 (10.81%) Change Management
15 174 (10.69%) Service Delivery
15 174 (10.69%) Firewall
16 167 (10.26%) Oracle
17 165 (10.14%) Cisco
18 163 (10.01%) Degree
19 157 (9.64%) WAN
20 144 (8.85%) Cisco Certification
20 144 (8.85%) Windows Server
21 143 (8.78%) Microsoft Office
22 138 (8.48%) Risk Management
22 138 (8.48%) Stakeholder Management
23 134 (8.23%) .NET
24 133 (8.17%) SharePoint
25 132 (8.11%) LAN
26 129 (7.92%) User Acceptance Testing
27 128 (7.86%) PMO

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
1 133 (8.17%) SharePoint
2 67 (4.12%) MS Exchange
3 49 (3.01%) Exchange Server 2010
4 46 (2.83%) IIS
5 26 (1.60%) Exchange Server 2013
6 25 (1.54%) Apache
6 25 (1.54%) Confluence
7 21 (1.29%) CMS
8 19 (1.17%) Exchange Server 2007
8 19 (1.17%) Oracle Workflow
8 19 (1.17%) Skype for Business
9 12 (0.74%) Exchange Server 2003
10 10 (0.61%) WebLogic
11 9 (0.55%) WebSphere
12 7 (0.43%) MQSeries
12 7 (0.43%) Tomcat
13 6 (0.37%) nginx
13 6 (0.37%) Oracle Application Server
13 6 (0.37%) SharePoint 2013
14 4 (0.25%) Elasticsearch
Applications
1 143 (8.78%) Microsoft Office
2 120 (7.37%) Microsoft Excel
3 85 (5.22%) Microsoft Project
4 54 (3.32%) MS Visio
5 43 (2.64%) Microsoft PowerPoint
6 13 (0.80%) Open Workbench
7 5 (0.31%) Simulink
8 4 (0.25%) Revit
9 2 (0.12%) Spreadsheet
10 1 (0.061%) HipChat
Business Applications
1 41 (2.52%) Dynamics CRM
2 26 (1.60%) Oracle EBS
3 25 (1.54%) Oracle EBS R12
4 22 (1.35%) RiskWrite
5 17 (1.04%) Markit EDM
6 15 (0.92%) Oracle Applications
7 10 (0.61%) Workfront
8 9 (0.55%) Oracle Financials
8 9 (0.55%) SAP CRM
9 8 (0.49%) Primavera
10 7 (0.43%) Dynamics AX
10 7 (0.43%) JDE EnterpriseOne
11 6 (0.37%) Infor M3
11 6 (0.37%) Oracle iProcurement
11 6 (0.37%) Oracle Payables
11 6 (0.37%) Oracle Receivables
12 5 (0.31%) Infor CloudSuite Industrial (formerly SyteLine)
12 5 (0.31%) Oracle Assets
12 5 (0.31%) Oracle Internet Expenses
12 5 (0.31%) PeopleSoft HCM
Cloud Services
1 61 (3.75%) Microsoft Azure
2 57 (3.50%) Office 365
3 37 (2.27%) Amazon AWS
4 29 (1.78%) SaaS
5 20 (1.23%) IaaS
6 19 (1.17%) Taleo
7 17 (1.04%) PaaS
8 13 (0.80%) iPaaS
9 12 (0.74%) Boomi
9 12 (0.74%) Salesforce Sales Cloud
9 12 (0.74%) Salesforce Service Cloud
10 11 (0.68%) Force.com
11 7 (0.43%) AWS CloudFormation
11 7 (0.43%) Virtual Private Cloud
12 6 (0.37%) GitHub
13 5 (0.31%) Azure Active Directory
14 4 (0.25%) CloudSense
15 3 (0.18%) G Suite
15 3 (0.18%) OneDrive
15 3 (0.18%) Yammer
Communications & Networking
1 174 (10.69%) Firewall
2 157 (9.64%) WAN
3 132 (8.11%) LAN
4 92 (5.65%) TCP/IP
5 89 (5.47%) SAN
6 85 (5.22%) DNS
7 74 (4.55%) DHCP
8 55 (3.38%) VPN
8 55 (3.38%) Wireless
9 48 (2.95%) Network Security
10 46 (2.83%) Wi-Fi
11 43 (2.64%) Cisco ASA
12 41 (2.52%) Unified Communications
13 37 (2.27%) MPLS
14 35 (2.15%) BGP
15 33 (2.03%) VoIP
16 32 (1.97%) Cisco Nexus
17 29 (1.78%) Internet
17 29 (1.78%) IPsec
18 27 (1.66%) OSPF
Database & Business Intelligence
1 223 (13.70%) SQL Server
2 79 (4.85%) SQL Server 2008
3 71 (4.36%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 54 (3.32%) Oracle Database
5 52 (3.19%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 46 (2.83%) Relational Database
7 42 (2.58%) Data Warehouse
8 32 (1.97%) BusinessObjects
9 25 (1.54%) MS Access
10 23 (1.41%) SQL Server 2005
11 22 (1.35%) Oracle Reports
11 22 (1.35%) SQL Server 2012
12 21 (1.29%) RDBMS
13 20 (1.23%) MySQL
13 20 (1.23%) SQL Server 2016
13 20 (1.23%) SQL Server Analysis Services
14 19 (1.17%) Oracle Database 11g
14 19 (1.17%) QlikView
15 15 (0.92%) Oracle Database 10g
15 15 (0.92%) Oracle Discoverer
Development Applications
1 53 (3.26%) JIRA
2 35 (2.15%) Team Foundation Server
3 33 (2.03%) Visual Studio
4 25 (1.54%) Eclipse
5 24 (1.47%) VersionOne
6 22 (1.35%) Oracle Forms
7 15 (0.92%) Toad
8 13 (0.80%) Jenkins
9 11 (0.68%) SonarQube
10 9 (0.55%) Subversion
11 8 (0.49%) Zephyr
12 7 (0.43%) Git (software)
12 7 (0.43%) Octopus Deploy
13 6 (0.37%) HP UFT
13 6 (0.37%) JUnit
14 5 (0.31%) LoadRunner
14 5 (0.31%) Maven
14 5 (0.31%) PeopleTools
14 5 (0.31%) TeamCity
15 4 (0.25%) Atlassian Bamboo
General
1 483 (29.67%) Finance
2 94 (5.77%) Telecoms
3 81 (4.98%) Retail
4 63 (3.87%) Legal
5 52 (3.19%) Banking
6 42 (2.58%) Manufacturing
7 33 (2.03%) Marketing
8 29 (1.78%) Advertising
9 25 (1.54%) Back Office
10 18 (1.11%) Law
11 16 (0.98%) Front Office
11 16 (0.98%) Investment Banking
12 14 (0.86%) Spanish Language
13 12 (0.74%) Military
14 9 (0.55%) Automotive
15 8 (0.49%) Billing
15 8 (0.49%) Financial Institution
16 7 (0.43%) Publishing
17 6 (0.37%) French Language
18 4 (0.25%) German Language
Job Titles
1 313 (19.23%) Analyst
2 257 (15.79%) Project Manager
3 137 (8.42%) Developer
4 100 (6.14%) Network Engineer
5 94 (5.77%) Applications Support
6 93 (5.71%) Consultant
7 86 (5.28%) IT Manager
8 79 (4.85%) Architect
9 75 (4.61%) Business Analyst
9 75 (4.61%) Infrastructure Engineer
10 63 (3.87%) IT Project Manager
11 52 (3.19%) Senior Network Engineer
12 51 (3.13%) Applications Support Analyst
13 50 (3.07%) Support Analyst
14 49 (3.01%) Administrator
15 47 (2.89%) DBA
16 46 (2.83%) Senior Manager
17 44 (2.70%) PMO Analyst
18 41 (2.52%) Implementation Consultant
18 41 (2.52%) Technical Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 134 (8.23%) .NET
2 66 (4.05%) ASP.NET
2 66 (4.05%) XML
3 45 (2.76%) Web Services
4 40 (2.46%) XSLT
5 35 (2.15%) HTML
6 30 (1.84%) .NET Framework
7 29 (1.78%) Middleware
8 22 (1.35%) WCF
9 21 (1.29%) SOAP
10 18 (1.11%) CSS
10 18 (1.11%) Hibernate
11 17 (1.04%) XSD
12 16 (0.98%) jQuery
12 16 (0.98%) REST
13 15 (0.92%) AngularJS
14 13 (0.80%) Natural Language Processing
14 13 (0.80%) WPF
15 12 (0.74%) Entity Framework
15 12 (0.74%) HTML5
Miscellaneous
1 242 (14.86%) Analytical Skills
2 124 (7.62%) Data Centre
3 102 (6.27%) Management Information System
4 60 (3.69%) Computer Science
5 50 (3.07%) User Experience
6 36 (2.21%) Video Conferencing
7 34 (2.09%) Clustering
8 33 (2.03%) PMI
9 31 (1.90%) Virtual Team
10 26 (1.60%) Replication
11 24 (1.47%) iSeries
11 24 (1.47%) PKI
12 20 (1.23%) Driving Licence
13 18 (1.11%) CMDB
14 16 (0.98%) Fintech
14 16 (0.98%) Linux Command Line
15 15 (0.92%) Client/Server
15 15 (0.92%) Hybrid Cloud
16 14 (0.86%) Hedge funds
17 12 (0.74%) Life Science
Operating Systems
1 309 (18.98%) Windows
2 210 (12.90%) Linux
3 144 (8.85%) Windows Server
4 84 (5.16%) Unix
5 80 (4.91%) Windows Server 2012
6 77 (4.73%) Windows Server 2008
7 44 (2.70%) Windows 7
8 29 (1.78%) CentOS
9 24 (1.47%) Windows Server 2003
10 23 (1.41%) Solaris
11 22 (1.35%) Android
12 19 (1.17%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
13 18 (1.11%) Apple iOS
14 16 (0.98%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
15 15 (0.92%) AIX
15 15 (0.92%) Windows 10
16 7 (0.43%) Windows Mobile
17 6 (0.37%) Ubuntu
18 5 (0.31%) Debian
19 4 (0.25%) Fedora
Processes & Methodologies
1 428 (26.29%) Project Management
2 335 (20.58%) ITIL
3 327 (20.09%) Agile Software Development
4 292 (17.94%) PRINCE2
5 176 (10.81%) Change Management
6 174 (10.69%) Service Delivery
7 138 (8.48%) Risk Management
7 138 (8.48%) Stakeholder Management
8 129 (7.92%) User Acceptance Testing
9 126 (7.74%) Waterfall
10 123 (7.56%) Migration
11 122 (7.49%) Mentoring
12 115 (7.06%) SDLC
13 102 (6.27%) Service Management
14 100 (6.14%) Continuous Improvement
14 100 (6.14%) CRM
15 97 (5.96%) Configuration Management
16 81 (4.98%) Information Security
17 80 (4.91%) Business Intelligence
17 80 (4.91%) Problem Management
Programming Languages
1 352 (21.62%) SQL
2 111 (6.82%) C#
3 87 (5.34%) Python
4 83 (5.10%) Java
5 74 (4.55%) T-SQL
6 70 (4.30%) PowerShell
7 64 (3.93%) PL/SQL
8 53 (3.26%) JavaScript
9 45 (2.76%) C
10 36 (2.21%) VB
11 35 (2.15%) Perl
12 32 (1.97%) Bash Shell
13 27 (1.66%) Ruby
14 25 (1.54%) Shell Script
15 22 (1.35%) C++
16 19 (1.17%) VB.NET
17 17 (1.04%) PHP
18 12 (0.74%) VBScript
19 11 (0.68%) Korn
20 8 (0.49%) VBA
Qualifications
1 163 (10.01%) Degree
2 144 (8.85%) Cisco Certification
3 95 (5.84%) CCNA
3 95 (5.84%) Security Cleared
4 73 (4.48%) PMP
5 66 (4.05%) CCNP
6 65 (3.99%) PMI Certification
7 50 (3.07%) Microsoft Certification
8 48 (2.95%) CISSP
9 43 (2.64%) SC Cleared
10 41 (2.52%) MCSE
11 35 (2.15%) ITIL Certification
12 33 (2.03%) PRINCE2 Certification
13 31 (1.90%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
14 27 (1.66%) MCSA
15 25 (1.54%) Computer Science Degree
16 23 (1.41%) MCP
17 20 (1.23%) CCIE
17 20 (1.23%) DV Cleared
17 20 (1.23%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 128 (7.86%) PMO
2 124 (7.62%) SLA
3 117 (7.19%) QA
4 35 (2.15%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 24 (1.47%) Data Quality
6 20 (1.23%) COBIT
7 17 (1.04%) PCI DSS
8 13 (0.80%) P3O
9 11 (0.68%) ISO 9001
10 7 (0.43%) PMBOK
11 6 (0.37%) GDPR
11 6 (0.37%) HMG Security Policy Framework
11 6 (0.37%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
12 5 (0.31%) TickIT
13 4 (0.25%) IEC 61508
13 4 (0.25%) IEC 62304
13 4 (0.25%) ISO/IEC 20000
13 4 (0.25%) Sarbanes-Oxley
14 3 (0.18%) ISO/IEC 19770
15 2 (0.12%) ISO 26262
System Software
1 179 (11.00%) Active Directory
2 122 (7.49%) VMware Infrastructure
3 48 (2.95%) Hyper-V
4 42 (2.58%) vSphere
5 28 (1.72%) VMware ESXi
6 27 (1.66%) XenApp
7 23 (1.41%) iptables
8 14 (0.86%) Virtual Machines
8 14 (0.86%) Virtual Servers
9 12 (0.74%) XenDesktop
10 9 (0.55%) Firmware
11 8 (0.49%) Microsoft App-V
11 8 (0.49%) Microsoft Virtual Server
11 8 (0.49%) Oracle RAC
11 8 (0.49%) VMware NSX
12 7 (0.43%) Postfix
13 6 (0.37%) Docker
13 6 (0.37%) VMware Server
14 5 (0.31%) NFS
15 4 (0.25%) Samba
Systems Management
1 45 (2.76%) SCCM
2 31 (1.90%) Puppet
3 28 (1.72%) Cisco CUCM
4 19 (1.17%) SELinux
5 18 (1.11%) Ansible
6 17 (1.04%) Nagios
7 16 (0.98%) Opscode Chef
7 16 (0.98%) WSUS
8 15 (0.92%) SCOM
9 14 (0.86%) WMI
10 13 (0.80%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
11 12 (0.74%) EMC NetWorker
12 11 (0.68%) Nessus
13 10 (0.61%) Backup Exec
13 10 (0.61%) Cisco Prime
13 10 (0.61%) Norton AntiVirus
13 10 (0.61%) SolarWinds Orion
14 9 (0.55%) ServiceCenter
15 8 (0.49%) vCenter Server
16 7 (0.43%) Failover Clustering
Vendors
1 370 (22.73%) Microsoft
2 182 (11.18%) VMware
3 167 (10.26%) Oracle
4 165 (10.14%) Cisco
5 81 (4.98%) Citrix
6 61 (3.75%) SAP
7 57 (3.50%) HP
8 54 (3.32%) Red Hat
9 48 (2.95%) Juniper
10 46 (2.83%) SolarWinds
11 45 (2.76%) IBM
12 44 (2.70%) F5
12 44 (2.70%) Salesforce.com
13 40 (2.46%) CheckPoint
14 38 (2.33%) ServiceNow
15 37 (2.27%) NetApp
16 32 (1.97%) Palo Alto
17 31 (1.90%) Remedy
18 22 (1.35%) CommVault
18 22 (1.35%) Riverbed