Period
to 18 October 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 18 October 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Change Control
UK
6 months to
18 Oct 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 359 282 277
Rank change year-on-year -77 -5 +17
Permanent jobs citing Change Control 1523 2261 2571
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.87% 1.18% 1.18%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.97% 1.32% 1.33%
Number of salaries quoted 1180 1723 2002
UK median annual salary £45,000 £47,500 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -5.26% - +5.56%
10th Percentile £30,000 £29,750 £30,513
90th Percentile £71,250 £71,250 £75,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £43,750 £42,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year +2.94% -5.56% +11.80%

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 157092 170968 192910
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 89.95% 89.19% 88.57%
Number of salaries quoted 123714 142316 158568
UK median annual salary £50,000 £49,500 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +1.01% +4.21% +5.56%
10th Percentile £28,750 £28,000 £27,500
90th Percentile £80,000 £78,750 £76,250
UK excluding London median annual salary £43,000 £42,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year +1.18% - +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 October 2017.

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 October 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 -70 1456 £45,000 -5.26% 116
UK excluding London -42 945 £43,750 +2.94% 78
London -100 555 £53,500 +7.00% 41
South East -29 295 £45,000 - 23
North of England +3 257 £42,500 -5.56% 22
Midlands +11 213 £42,500 +8.97% 18
West Midlands +35 173 £42,500 +8.97% 16
North West +6 141 £42,500 -10.53% 13
Yorkshire +8 113 £42,500 - 7
East of England -85 82 £50,000 +6.38% 6
South West -41 73 £40,000 - 6
East Midlands +10 38 £42,500 +14.86% 2
Scotland -33 31 £42,500 - 2
Wales +15 24 £45,750 +33.58% 2
North East 0 3 £43,000 -4.44% 2

For the 6 months to 18 October 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.

1 463 (30.40%) Finance
2 428 (28.10%) Project Management
3 368 (24.16%) Microsoft
4 358 (23.51%) ITIL
5 344 (22.59%) SQL
6 333 (21.86%) Agile Software Development
7 279 (18.32%) Windows
8 278 (18.25%) PRINCE2
9 236 (15.50%) SQL Server
10 211 (13.85%) Analytical Skills
11 196 (12.87%) Linux
12 182 (11.95%) Change Management
13 179 (11.75%) Microsoft Office
14 178 (11.69%) VMware
15 169 (11.10%) Cisco
16 164 (10.77%) Active Directory
17 159 (10.44%) Oracle
17 159 (10.44%) Service Delivery
17 159 (10.44%) Firewall
18 158 (10.37%) Degree
19 142 (9.32%) Waterfall
20 141 (9.26%) Stakeholder Management
21 136 (8.93%) Risk Management
22 135 (8.86%) Cisco Certification
23 134 (8.80%) .NET
24 133 (8.73%) SDLC
25 130 (8.54%) User Acceptance Testing
26 129 (8.47%) SharePoint
27 128 (8.40%) SLA
28 126 (8.27%) WAN

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
1 129 (8.47%) SharePoint
2 87 (5.71%) MS Exchange
3 51 (3.35%) Exchange Server 2010
4 49 (3.22%) IIS
5 28 (1.84%) Apache
6 26 (1.71%) Exchange Server 2013
7 24 (1.58%) Confluence
8 19 (1.25%) Skype for Business
9 18 (1.18%) CMS
10 17 (1.12%) BizTalk Server
10 17 (1.12%) Oracle Workflow
10 17 (1.12%) SharePoint Server
11 16 (1.05%) Exchange Server 2007
12 13 (0.85%) WebLogic
13 11 (0.72%) WebSphere
14 10 (0.66%) nginx
15 9 (0.59%) SharePoint 2013
15 9 (0.59%) Tomcat
16 6 (0.39%) Exchange Server 2003
16 6 (0.39%) Oracle Application Server
Applications
1 179 (11.75%) Microsoft Office
2 108 (7.09%) Microsoft Excel
3 79 (5.19%) Microsoft Project
4 43 (2.82%) MS Visio
5 30 (1.97%) Microsoft PowerPoint
6 18 (1.18%) Open Workbench
7 6 (0.39%) Spreadsheet
8 5 (0.33%) HipChat
8 5 (0.33%) Simulink
9 3 (0.20%) Revit
Business Applications
1 52 (3.41%) Dynamics CRM
2 29 (1.90%) Oracle EBS
3 20 (1.31%) Oracle EBS R12
4 14 (0.92%) RiskWrite
5 13 (0.85%) Dynamics AX
6 9 (0.59%) Oracle Applications
6 9 (0.59%) Primavera
6 9 (0.59%) Workfront
7 8 (0.53%) PeopleSoft HCM
8 7 (0.46%) SAP CRM
9 6 (0.39%) Bond Adapt
9 6 (0.39%) JDE EnterpriseOne
10 4 (0.26%) Markit EDM
10 4 (0.26%) Oracle iProcurement
10 4 (0.26%) Oracle Payables
10 4 (0.26%) Oracle Receivables
11 3 (0.20%) Oracle Assets
11 3 (0.20%) Oracle Internet Expenses
11 3 (0.20%) SAP ERP
11 3 (0.20%) Visualfiles
Cloud Services
1 64 (4.20%) Microsoft Azure
2 61 (4.01%) Office 365
3 37 (2.43%) Amazon AWS
3 37 (2.43%) SaaS
4 22 (1.44%) Taleo
5 15 (0.98%) IaaS
6 12 (0.79%) Salesforce Sales Cloud
6 12 (0.79%) Salesforce Service Cloud
7 10 (0.66%) Force.com
7 10 (0.66%) PaaS
8 8 (0.53%) Mimecast
9 4 (0.26%) CloudSense
9 4 (0.26%) OneDrive
10 3 (0.20%) Azure Active Directory
10 3 (0.20%) Boomi
10 3 (0.20%) GitHub
10 3 (0.20%) iPaaS
11 2 (0.13%) Yammer
12 1 (0.066%) AWS CloudFormation
12 1 (0.066%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 159 (10.44%) Firewall
2 126 (8.27%) WAN
3 115 (7.55%) LAN
4 112 (7.35%) TCP/IP
5 94 (6.17%) DNS
6 83 (5.45%) DHCP
7 72 (4.73%) SAN
8 62 (4.07%) Wireless
9 46 (3.02%) Cisco ASA
10 45 (2.95%) VPN
11 39 (2.56%) Unified Communications
12 38 (2.50%) BGP
12 38 (2.50%) VoIP
13 34 (2.23%) Network Security
14 32 (2.10%) IPsec
14 32 (2.10%) MPLS
15 31 (2.04%) Cisco Nexus
16 30 (1.97%) OSPF
17 28 (1.84%) VLAN
18 27 (1.77%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 236 (15.50%) SQL Server
2 56 (3.68%) SQL Server 2008
3 55 (3.61%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 49 (3.22%) Relational Database
5 47 (3.09%) Oracle Database
6 45 (2.95%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 41 (2.69%) BusinessObjects
7 41 (2.69%) Data Warehouse
8 27 (1.77%) RDBMS
9 22 (1.44%) PostgreSQL
10 20 (1.31%) SQL Server 2016
11 19 (1.25%) Oracle Reports
12 17 (1.12%) MySQL
12 17 (1.12%) SQL Server 2005
13 16 (1.05%) NoSQL
14 15 (0.98%) Oracle Discoverer
14 15 (0.98%) QlikView
15 14 (0.92%) MS Access
15 14 (0.92%) Oracle BI Publisher
15 14 (0.92%) SQL Server 2014
Development Applications
1 57 (3.74%) JIRA
2 37 (2.43%) Visual Studio
3 35 (2.30%) Team Foundation Server
4 17 (1.12%) Eclipse
5 16 (1.05%) VersionOne
6 13 (0.85%) Jenkins
7 12 (0.79%) Git (software)
7 12 (0.79%) TeamCity
8 11 (0.72%) Zephyr
9 10 (0.66%) Oracle Forms
10 9 (0.59%) Subversion
10 9 (0.59%) Toad
11 8 (0.53%) PeopleTools
12 7 (0.46%) JUnit
12 7 (0.46%) Octopus Deploy
13 5 (0.33%) LoadRunner
13 5 (0.33%) SonarQube
13 5 (0.33%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
13 5 (0.33%) VSS/SourceSafe
14 4 (0.26%) Atlassian Bamboo
General
1 463 (30.40%) Finance
2 73 (4.79%) Telecoms
3 60 (3.94%) Retail
4 57 (3.74%) Banking
4 57 (3.74%) Legal
5 34 (2.23%) Law
6 30 (1.97%) Marketing
7 29 (1.90%) Manufacturing
8 28 (1.84%) Advertising
9 23 (1.51%) Military
10 22 (1.44%) Back Office
11 20 (1.31%) Investment Banking
12 17 (1.12%) Financial Institution
13 16 (1.05%) Billing
14 14 (0.92%) Front Office
15 12 (0.79%) Automotive
16 9 (0.59%) Publishing
17 8 (0.53%) French Language
17 8 (0.53%) Spanish Language
18 5 (0.33%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 290 (19.04%) Analyst
2 260 (17.07%) Project Manager
3 144 (9.46%) Developer
4 92 (6.04%) Network Engineer
5 90 (5.91%) Consultant
6 87 (5.71%) IT Manager
7 79 (5.19%) Applications Support
8 71 (4.66%) IT Project Manager
9 63 (4.14%) Infrastructure Engineer
10 61 (4.01%) Architect
11 59 (3.87%) Business Analyst
12 46 (3.02%) Senior Manager
12 46 (3.02%) Support Analyst
13 45 (2.95%) Administrator
14 41 (2.69%) DBA
15 40 (2.63%) Applications Support Analyst
15 40 (2.63%) IT Engineer
16 38 (2.50%) PMO Analyst
16 38 (2.50%) Senior Network Engineer
16 38 (2.50%) Senior Project Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 134 (8.80%) .NET
2 45 (2.95%) ASP.NET
3 41 (2.69%) Web Services
4 39 (2.56%) XML
5 34 (2.23%) HTML
6 20 (1.31%) .NET Framework
6 20 (1.31%) XSLT
7 19 (1.25%) jQuery
8 17 (1.12%) CSS
8 17 (1.12%) REST
9 16 (1.05%) AngularJS
10 15 (0.98%) Oracle Fusion
11 14 (0.92%) Natural Language Processing
12 13 (0.85%) FIX Protocol
12 13 (0.85%) WCF
13 12 (0.79%) Hibernate
14 11 (0.72%) Middleware
15 10 (0.66%) HTML5
15 10 (0.66%) SOAP
15 10 (0.66%) XSD
Miscellaneous
1 211 (13.85%) Analytical Skills
2 124 (8.14%) Data Centre
3 100 (6.57%) Management Information System
4 57 (3.74%) Computer Science
5 40 (2.63%) PMI
6 39 (2.56%) User Experience
7 38 (2.50%) Virtual Team
8 32 (2.10%) Clustering
9 30 (1.97%) Video Conferencing
10 25 (1.64%) Replication
11 24 (1.58%) CMDB
12 22 (1.44%) iSeries
13 21 (1.38%) PKI
14 18 (1.18%) Driving Licence
15 17 (1.12%) Fintech
16 16 (1.05%) CCTV
17 15 (0.98%) Enterprise Software
17 15 (0.98%) Hybrid Cloud
17 15 (0.98%) Linux Command Line
18 14 (0.92%) Fixed Income
Operating Systems
1 279 (18.32%) Windows
2 196 (12.87%) Linux
3 125 (8.21%) Windows Server
4 85 (5.58%) Unix
5 73 (4.79%) Windows Server 2008
6 69 (4.53%) Windows Server 2012
7 46 (3.02%) Windows 7
8 29 (1.90%) Windows 10
9 28 (1.84%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 25 (1.64%) CentOS
11 19 (1.25%) Android
11 19 (1.25%) Windows Server 2003
12 18 (1.18%) Solaris
13 15 (0.98%) Apple iOS
14 11 (0.72%) AIX
15 6 (0.39%) Windows 2000 Server
16 5 (0.33%) Fedora
16 5 (0.33%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
16 5 (0.33%) Windows XP
17 4 (0.26%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 428 (28.10%) Project Management
2 358 (23.51%) ITIL
3 333 (21.86%) Agile Software Development
4 278 (18.25%) PRINCE2
5 182 (11.95%) Change Management
6 159 (10.44%) Service Delivery
7 142 (9.32%) Waterfall
8 141 (9.26%) Stakeholder Management
9 136 (8.93%) Risk Management
10 133 (8.73%) SDLC
11 130 (8.54%) User Acceptance Testing
12 118 (7.75%) Migration
13 117 (7.68%) Mentoring
14 108 (7.09%) CRM
15 107 (7.03%) Service Management
16 95 (6.24%) Configuration Management
17 86 (5.65%) Business Intelligence
18 85 (5.58%) Continuous Improvement
19 75 (4.92%) Business Analysis
19 75 (4.92%) Problem Management
Programming Languages
1 344 (22.59%) SQL
2 101 (6.63%) C#
3 73 (4.79%) Java
4 70 (4.60%) PowerShell
5 67 (4.40%) Python
6 58 (3.81%) T-SQL
7 53 (3.48%) JavaScript
8 46 (3.02%) PL/SQL
9 45 (2.95%) C
10 38 (2.50%) Bash Shell
11 29 (1.90%) VB.NET
12 27 (1.77%) VB
13 23 (1.51%) Perl
14 16 (1.05%) Shell Script
15 15 (0.98%) PHP
16 13 (0.85%) Ruby
17 11 (0.72%) Korn
17 11 (0.72%) VBScript
18 9 (0.59%) C++
18 9 (0.59%) R
Qualifications
1 158 (10.37%) Degree
2 135 (8.86%) Cisco Certification
3 95 (6.24%) CCNA
4 71 (4.66%) Security Cleared
5 64 (4.20%) CCNP
6 63 (4.14%) Microsoft Certification
6 63 (4.14%) PMI Certification
7 56 (3.68%) PMP
8 47 (3.09%) MCSE
9 37 (2.43%) CISSP
10 36 (2.36%) ITIL Certification
11 35 (2.30%) PRINCE2 Certification
12 33 (2.17%) SC Cleared
13 26 (1.71%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
13 26 (1.71%) MCP
13 26 (1.71%) MCSA
14 20 (1.31%) PhD
15 19 (1.25%) Computer Science Degree
15 19 (1.25%) DV Cleared
16 18 (1.18%) CCIE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 128 (8.40%) SLA
2 119 (7.81%) PMO
3 95 (6.24%) QA
4 30 (1.97%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 26 (1.71%) Data Quality
6 13 (0.85%) ISO 9001
7 11 (0.72%) PMBOK
8 10 (0.66%) COBIT
8 10 (0.66%) P3O
8 10 (0.66%) PCI DSS
9 7 (0.46%) Sarbanes-Oxley
10 6 (0.39%) GDPR
11 4 (0.26%) IEC 61508
11 4 (0.26%) IEC 62304
12 3 (0.20%) TickIT
13 2 (0.13%) COSO
13 2 (0.13%) ISO 26262
14 1 (0.066%) EMIR
14 1 (0.066%) HMG Security Policy Framework
14 1 (0.066%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
System Software
1 164 (10.77%) Active Directory
2 123 (8.08%) VMware Infrastructure
3 39 (2.56%) vSphere
4 37 (2.43%) Hyper-V
5 34 (2.23%) VMware ESXi
6 25 (1.64%) XenApp
7 15 (0.98%) Virtual Machines
8 12 (0.79%) Virtual Servers
9 10 (0.66%) XenDesktop
10 9 (0.59%) iptables
11 8 (0.53%) Microsoft Virtual Server
11 8 (0.53%) Oracle RAC
11 8 (0.53%) VMware NSX
12 7 (0.46%) Docker
13 6 (0.39%) Microsoft App-V
13 6 (0.39%) NFS
13 6 (0.39%) Postfix
13 6 (0.39%) VMware Server
14 5 (0.33%) Firmware
14 5 (0.33%) Samba
Systems Management
1 42 (2.76%) SCCM
2 36 (2.36%) Puppet
3 33 (2.17%) Cisco CUCM
4 28 (1.84%) Nagios
5 16 (1.05%) SolarWinds Orion
6 15 (0.98%) Ansible
6 15 (0.98%) Cacti
6 15 (0.98%) Opscode Chef
6 15 (0.98%) WMI
7 14 (0.92%) SCOM
8 13 (0.85%) WSUS
9 12 (0.79%) EMC NetWorker
10 11 (0.72%) Backup Exec
10 11 (0.72%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
10 11 (0.72%) Nessus
11 10 (0.66%) Cisco Prime
11 10 (0.66%) Failover Clustering
12 9 (0.59%) ServiceCenter
13 8 (0.53%) SmokePing
13 8 (0.53%) vCenter Server
Vendors
1 368 (24.16%) Microsoft
2 178 (11.69%) VMware
3 169 (11.10%) Cisco
4 159 (10.44%) Oracle
5 75 (4.92%) Citrix
5 75 (4.92%) SAP
6 56 (3.68%) SolarWinds
7 51 (3.35%) F5
8 50 (3.28%) Red Hat
9 45 (2.95%) Juniper
10 44 (2.89%) HP
11 41 (2.69%) IBM
12 39 (2.56%) Salesforce.com
13 36 (2.36%) Remedy
14 31 (2.04%) CheckPoint
14 31 (2.04%) ServiceNow
15 28 (1.84%) NetApp
16 26 (1.71%) Palo Alto
17 20 (1.31%) Splunk
18 19 (1.25%) Xerox