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

Change Control
UK
6 months to
18 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 376 283 273
Rank change year-on-year -93 -10 +17
Permanent jobs citing Change Control 1463 2274 2600
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.82% 1.20% 1.19%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.91% 1.34% 1.34%
Number of salaries quoted 1150 1729 2016
UK median annual salary £45,000 £47,500 £48,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -5.26% -1.04% +6.67%
10th Percentile £29,500 £29,750 £30,750
90th Percentile £71,250 £72,500 £75,500
UK excluding London median annual salary £44,000 £42,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year +3.53% -5.56% +9.76%

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 160900 169699 194446
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 89.92% 89.37% 88.77%
Number of salaries quoted 126975 141046 160155
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 £28,000 £27,500
90th Percentile £80,000 £78,750 £77,500
UK excluding London median annual salary £44,000 £42,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year +3.53% - +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 November 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 November 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 -101 1394 £45,000 -5.26% 68
UK excluding London -48 925 £44,000 +3.53% 56
London -122 518 £52,500 +5.00% 14
South East -59 281 £45,000 - 14
North of England -2 251 £42,500 - 15
Midlands +1 206 £44,500 +14.10% 10
West Midlands +10 166 £45,000 +5.88% 8
North West +15 135 £43,750 -4.37% 9
Yorkshire +11 107 £42,500 - 4
South West -52 82 £40,000 +6.67% 6
East of England -109 76 £48,750 +2.63% 9
East Midlands +3 38 £42,500 +21.43% 2
Wales +29 36 £45,750 +22.00% 2
Scotland -27 34 £40,250 -5.29%
North East -2 9 £35,000 -22.22% 2

For the 6 months to 18 November 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.

1 442 (30.21%) Finance
2 429 (29.32%) Project Management
3 371 (25.36%) Microsoft
4 347 (23.72%) ITIL
5 327 (22.35%) Agile Software Development
6 311 (21.26%) SQL
7 274 (18.73%) PRINCE2
8 257 (17.57%) Windows
9 246 (16.81%) SQL Server
10 199 (13.60%) Analytical Skills
11 180 (12.30%) Cisco
12 173 (11.83%) VMware
13 171 (11.69%) Active Directory
13 171 (11.69%) Linux
14 170 (11.62%) Change Management
15 165 (11.28%) Firewall
16 161 (11.00%) Stakeholder Management
17 160 (10.94%) Microsoft Office
18 157 (10.73%) Degree
19 156 (10.66%) Service Delivery
20 145 (9.91%) Cisco Certification
21 141 (9.64%) Waterfall
22 140 (9.57%) SLA
23 139 (9.50%) Oracle
23 139 (9.50%) SDLC
24 129 (8.82%) Risk Management
25 125 (8.54%) Windows Server
26 123 (8.41%) WAN
26 123 (8.41%) VMware Infrastructure
27 121 (8.27%) LAN

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
1 116 (7.93%) SharePoint
2 98 (6.70%) MS Exchange
3 55 (3.76%) Exchange Server 2010
4 42 (2.87%) IIS
5 34 (2.32%) Exchange Server 2013
6 24 (1.64%) Apache
7 20 (1.37%) SharePoint Server
8 18 (1.23%) Confluence
8 18 (1.23%) Skype for Business
9 17 (1.16%) BizTalk Server
9 17 (1.16%) CMS
10 14 (0.96%) Exchange Server 2007
11 13 (0.89%) Oracle Workflow
12 11 (0.75%) WebLogic
13 10 (0.68%) WebSphere
14 9 (0.62%) nginx
14 9 (0.62%) SharePoint 2013
14 9 (0.62%) Tomcat
15 8 (0.55%) Exchange Server 2003
16 6 (0.41%) Oracle Application Server
Applications
1 160 (10.94%) Microsoft Office
2 104 (7.11%) Microsoft Excel
3 81 (5.54%) Microsoft Project
4 40 (2.73%) MS Visio
5 29 (1.98%) Microsoft PowerPoint
6 12 (0.82%) Open Workbench
7 5 (0.34%) HipChat
7 5 (0.34%) Simulink
7 5 (0.34%) Spreadsheet
8 3 (0.21%) Revit
Business Applications
1 51 (3.49%) Dynamics CRM
2 26 (1.78%) Oracle EBS
3 21 (1.44%) Dynamics AX
4 18 (1.23%) Oracle EBS R12
5 13 (0.89%) SAP R/3
6 10 (0.68%) RiskWrite
7 9 (0.62%) Oracle Applications
7 9 (0.62%) Primavera
8 8 (0.55%) PeopleSoft HCM
9 7 (0.48%) Workfront
10 6 (0.41%) Bond Adapt
10 6 (0.41%) JDE EnterpriseOne
11 4 (0.27%) SAP Business One
11 4 (0.27%) SAP CRM
12 3 (0.21%) SAP CO
12 3 (0.21%) SAP ERP
12 3 (0.21%) SAP FI
12 3 (0.21%) SAP FI/CO
12 3 (0.21%) Visualfiles
13 2 (0.14%) Oracle ERP
Cloud Services
1 76 (5.19%) Office 365
2 75 (5.13%) Microsoft Azure
3 42 (2.87%) SaaS
4 37 (2.53%) Amazon AWS
5 21 (1.44%) Taleo
6 14 (0.96%) IaaS
7 12 (0.82%) Salesforce Sales Cloud
7 12 (0.82%) Salesforce Service Cloud
8 11 (0.75%) Mimecast
9 10 (0.68%) Force.com
10 8 (0.55%) PaaS
11 6 (0.41%) Azure Active Directory
12 4 (0.27%) Cloud Computing
12 4 (0.27%) CloudSense
12 4 (0.27%) Dynamics 365
12 4 (0.27%) OneDrive
13 3 (0.21%) GitHub
14 2 (0.14%) Amazon S3
14 2 (0.14%) AWS CloudFormation
14 2 (0.14%) Yammer
Communications & Networking
1 165 (11.28%) Firewall
2 123 (8.41%) WAN
3 121 (8.27%) LAN
4 100 (6.84%) TCP/IP
5 92 (6.29%) DNS
6 83 (5.67%) DHCP
7 70 (4.78%) Wireless
8 66 (4.51%) SAN
9 49 (3.35%) Cisco ASA
10 44 (3.01%) VPN
11 39 (2.67%) Network Security
11 39 (2.67%) VoIP
12 36 (2.46%) Unified Communications
13 35 (2.39%) BGP
14 31 (2.12%) IPsec
14 31 (2.12%) VLAN
15 28 (1.91%) Cisco Nexus
16 27 (1.85%) MPLS
16 27 (1.85%) OSPF
17 23 (1.57%) WLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 246 (16.81%) SQL Server
2 47 (3.21%) SQL Server 2008
3 42 (2.87%) Relational Database
3 42 (2.87%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 40 (2.73%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 38 (2.60%) BusinessObjects
5 38 (2.60%) Data Warehouse
5 38 (2.60%) Oracle Database
6 25 (1.71%) RDBMS
7 20 (1.37%) PostgreSQL
8 17 (1.16%) NoSQL
9 16 (1.09%) SQL Server 2016
10 15 (1.03%) MySQL
11 13 (0.89%) Oracle Discoverer
11 13 (0.89%) QlikView
12 12 (0.82%) Oracle BI Publisher
12 12 (0.82%) Oracle Reports
12 12 (0.82%) SQL Server 2005
12 12 (0.82%) SQL Server 2014
13 11 (0.75%) DB2
Development Applications
1 50 (3.42%) JIRA
2 40 (2.73%) Visual Studio
3 31 (2.12%) Team Foundation Server
4 15 (1.03%) Git (software)
4 15 (1.03%) TeamCity
5 13 (0.89%) Eclipse
6 12 (0.82%) VersionOne
7 11 (0.75%) Jenkins
7 11 (0.75%) Subversion
7 11 (0.75%) Zephyr
8 8 (0.55%) PeopleTools
8 8 (0.55%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
9 7 (0.48%) JUnit
10 5 (0.34%) Octopus Deploy
10 5 (0.34%) Oracle Forms
10 5 (0.34%) SonarQube
10 5 (0.34%) Toad
11 4 (0.27%) LoadRunner
11 4 (0.27%) Maven
11 4 (0.27%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 442 (30.21%) Finance
2 67 (4.58%) Telecoms
3 65 (4.44%) Banking
4 53 (3.62%) Retail
5 44 (3.01%) Legal
6 39 (2.67%) Law
6 39 (2.67%) Manufacturing
7 31 (2.12%) Marketing
8 27 (1.85%) Advertising
8 27 (1.85%) Military
9 25 (1.71%) Investment Banking
10 21 (1.44%) Billing
11 20 (1.37%) Back Office
12 16 (1.09%) Financial Institution
12 16 (1.09%) Front Office
13 12 (0.82%) Automotive
14 11 (0.75%) French Language
15 9 (0.62%) Publishing
16 8 (0.55%) Electronics
17 7 (0.48%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 273 (18.66%) Analyst
2 269 (18.39%) Project Manager
3 140 (9.57%) Developer
4 96 (6.56%) Network Engineer
5 91 (6.22%) Consultant
6 90 (6.15%) IT Manager
7 71 (4.85%) IT Project Manager
8 59 (4.03%) Applications Support
9 54 (3.69%) Infrastructure Engineer
10 52 (3.55%) Architect
11 50 (3.42%) Business Analyst
12 43 (2.94%) Senior Manager
13 41 (2.80%) Administrator
14 40 (2.73%) DBA
14 40 (2.73%) Support Analyst
14 40 (2.73%) Support Engineer
15 38 (2.60%) Senior Project Manager
16 36 (2.46%) IT Engineer
16 36 (2.46%) SQL Analyst
17 34 (2.32%) PMO Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 120 (8.20%) .NET
2 41 (2.80%) Web Services
3 33 (2.26%) ASP.NET
3 33 (2.26%) HTML
4 31 (2.12%) XML
5 22 (1.50%) jQuery
6 19 (1.30%) AngularJS
7 18 (1.23%) REST
7 18 (1.23%) XSLT
8 16 (1.09%) CSS
9 13 (0.89%) Oracle Fusion
10 12 (0.82%) .NET Framework
11 11 (0.75%) HTML5
11 11 (0.75%) XSD
12 10 (0.68%) FIX Protocol
12 10 (0.68%) Natural Language Processing
13 9 (0.62%) Hibernate
13 9 (0.62%) Middleware
13 9 (0.62%) Spring
13 9 (0.62%) Twitter Bootstrap
Miscellaneous
1 199 (13.60%) Analytical Skills
2 114 (7.79%) Data Centre
3 94 (6.43%) Management Information System
4 64 (4.37%) Computer Science
5 39 (2.67%) User Experience
5 39 (2.67%) Virtual Team
6 37 (2.53%) PMI
7 34 (2.32%) Clustering
8 31 (2.12%) Replication
9 28 (1.91%) CMDB
10 26 (1.78%) Video Conferencing
11 19 (1.30%) Driving Licence
11 19 (1.30%) iSeries
12 17 (1.16%) PKI
13 16 (1.09%) CCTV
13 16 (1.09%) Enterprise Software
14 14 (0.96%) Fixed Income
14 14 (0.96%) Hybrid Cloud
15 13 (0.89%) Fintech
16 12 (0.82%) Linux Command Line
Operating Systems
1 257 (17.57%) Windows
2 171 (11.69%) Linux
3 125 (8.54%) Windows Server
4 83 (5.67%) Unix
5 75 (5.13%) Windows Server 2008
6 70 (4.78%) Windows Server 2012
7 46 (3.14%) Windows 7
8 36 (2.46%) Windows 10
9 27 (1.85%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 21 (1.44%) CentOS
11 20 (1.37%) Windows Server 2003
12 18 (1.23%) Android
13 16 (1.09%) Solaris
14 12 (0.82%) Apple iOS
15 7 (0.48%) AIX
15 7 (0.48%) Windows 2000 Server
16 6 (0.41%) Ubuntu
16 6 (0.41%) Windows XP
17 4 (0.27%) Fedora
17 4 (0.27%) VxWorks
Processes & Methodologies
1 429 (29.32%) Project Management
2 347 (23.72%) ITIL
3 327 (22.35%) Agile Software Development
4 274 (18.73%) PRINCE2
5 170 (11.62%) Change Management
6 161 (11.00%) Stakeholder Management
7 156 (10.66%) Service Delivery
8 141 (9.64%) Waterfall
9 139 (9.50%) SDLC
10 129 (8.82%) Risk Management
11 120 (8.20%) User Acceptance Testing
12 114 (7.79%) Migration
13 106 (7.25%) Service Management
14 103 (7.04%) Mentoring
15 98 (6.70%) CRM
16 94 (6.43%) Configuration Management
17 85 (5.81%) Business Intelligence
18 84 (5.74%) Project Planning
19 82 (5.60%) Continuous Improvement
20 80 (5.47%) Problem Management
Programming Languages
1 311 (21.26%) SQL
2 98 (6.70%) C#
3 70 (4.78%) PowerShell
4 66 (4.51%) Java
5 55 (3.76%) Python
6 54 (3.69%) JavaScript
7 49 (3.35%) T-SQL
8 39 (2.67%) C
9 36 (2.46%) PL/SQL
10 35 (2.39%) Bash Shell
11 27 (1.85%) VB.NET
12 21 (1.44%) VB
13 15 (1.03%) Perl
13 15 (1.03%) Shell Script
14 13 (0.89%) PHP
15 11 (0.75%) VBScript
16 10 (0.68%) R
17 9 (0.62%) Ruby
17 9 (0.62%) VBA
18 8 (0.55%) Korn
Qualifications
1 157 (10.73%) Degree
2 145 (9.91%) Cisco Certification
3 105 (7.18%) CCNA
4 74 (5.06%) CCNP
5 61 (4.17%) Security Cleared
6 58 (3.96%) Microsoft Certification
7 57 (3.90%) PMI Certification
8 49 (3.35%) PMP
9 47 (3.21%) PRINCE2 Certification
10 45 (3.08%) ITIL Certification
11 42 (2.87%) MCSE
12 32 (2.19%) SC Cleared
13 29 (1.98%) Computer Science Degree
14 27 (1.85%) CISSP
15 24 (1.64%) MCP
16 21 (1.44%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
17 20 (1.37%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
17 20 (1.37%) MCSA
18 17 (1.16%) PhD
19 15 (1.03%) CCIE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 140 (9.57%) SLA
2 112 (7.66%) PMO
3 95 (6.49%) QA
4 28 (1.91%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 22 (1.50%) Data Quality
6 15 (1.03%) ISO 9001
7 12 (0.82%) PMBOK
8 11 (0.75%) PCI DSS
9 9 (0.62%) P3O
10 8 (0.55%) Sarbanes-Oxley
11 7 (0.48%) COBIT
12 6 (0.41%) GDPR
13 5 (0.34%) GMP
14 4 (0.27%) IEC 61508
14 4 (0.27%) IEC 62304
15 2 (0.14%) COSO
15 2 (0.14%) ISO 26262
15 2 (0.14%) TickIT
16 1 (0.068%) 21 CFR Part 11
16 1 (0.068%) ISO 14001
System Software
1 171 (11.69%) Active Directory
2 123 (8.41%) VMware Infrastructure
3 46 (3.14%) Hyper-V
4 40 (2.73%) vSphere
5 30 (2.05%) VMware ESXi
6 26 (1.78%) XenApp
7 14 (0.96%) Virtual Machines
8 9 (0.62%) Virtual Servers
8 9 (0.62%) XenDesktop
9 8 (0.55%) Docker
10 7 (0.48%) Microsoft Virtual Server
10 7 (0.48%) Oracle RAC
11 6 (0.41%) VMware NSX
11 6 (0.41%) XenServer
12 5 (0.34%) iptables
12 5 (0.34%) Microsoft App-V
12 5 (0.34%) Postfix
13 4 (0.27%) NFS
13 4 (0.27%) Terminal Services
13 4 (0.27%) VMware Server
Systems Management
1 40 (2.73%) SCCM
2 29 (1.98%) Cisco CUCM
3 27 (1.85%) Nagios
4 26 (1.78%) Puppet
5 16 (1.09%) Cacti
6 15 (1.03%) SolarWinds Orion
6 15 (1.03%) WMI
7 14 (0.96%) Backup Exec
7 14 (0.96%) SCOM
8 13 (0.89%) WSUS
9 12 (0.82%) Failover Clustering
10 10 (0.68%) Cisco Prime
10 10 (0.68%) ServiceCenter
11 9 (0.62%) EMC NetWorker
12 8 (0.55%) Ansible
12 8 (0.55%) Cisco UCCX
12 8 (0.55%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
12 8 (0.55%) Nessus
13 7 (0.48%) SmokePing
13 7 (0.48%) vCenter Server
Vendors
1 371 (25.36%) Microsoft
2 180 (12.30%) Cisco
3 173 (11.83%) VMware
4 139 (9.50%) Oracle
5 92 (6.29%) SAP
6 76 (5.19%) Citrix
7 60 (4.10%) F5
8 58 (3.96%) SolarWinds
9 42 (2.87%) HP
10 40 (2.73%) Red Hat
11 38 (2.60%) Juniper
12 35 (2.39%) CheckPoint
13 33 (2.26%) Salesforce.com
14 31 (2.12%) IBM
15 30 (2.05%) Remedy
16 25 (1.71%) ServiceNow
17 24 (1.64%) Palo Alto
18 22 (1.50%) Xerox
19 21 (1.44%) NetApp
19 21 (1.44%) Veeam