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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 10 August 2022 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Change Control
UK
6 months to
10 Aug 2022
Same period 2021 Same period 2020
Rank 392 399 376
Rank change year-on-year +7 -23 -62
Permanent jobs citing Change Control 1,541 893 504
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the UK 0.91% 0.78% 0.78%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.95% 0.83% 0.84%
Number of salaries quoted 767 421 304
10th Percentile £35,000 £32,500 £31,250
25th Percentile £41,750 £41,250 £37,500
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £53,750 £50,000 £50,000
Median % change year-on-year +7.50% - -
75th Percentile £65,000 £62,500 £61,781
90th Percentile £80,000 £77,500 £75,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £48,000 £45,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year +6.67% - -3.23%

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 162,861 107,406 59,927
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 95.78% 94.05% 93.06%
Number of salaries quoted 83,795 73,009 48,582
10th Percentile £34,000 £32,500 £32,500
25th Percentile £45,000 £42,500 £41,250
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £60,000 £55,000 £55,000
Median % change year-on-year +9.09% - +4.76%
75th Percentile £80,000 £75,000 £73,750
90th Percentile £96,965 £92,500 £90,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £52,500 £50,000 £47,500
% change year-on-year +5.00% +5.26% +5.56%

Change Control
Job Vacancy Trend

Job postings citing Change Control as a proportion of all IT jobs advertised.

Job vacancy trend for Change Control in the UK

Change Control
Salary Trend

3-month moving average salary quoted in jobs citing Change Control.

Salary trend for Change Control in the UK

Change Control
Salary Histogram

Salary distribution for jobs citing Change Control over the 6 months to 10 August 2022.

Salary histogram for Change Control in the UK

Change Control
Top 18 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 10 August 2022. 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
Jobs
England +86 1,334 £53,000 +6.00% 196
UK excluding London +56 961 £48,000 +6.67% 154
Work from Home +26 557 £57,500 +9.52% 48
London -43 444 £60,000 - 56
Midlands +116 328 £47,000 -1.05% 51
West Midlands +111 284 £47,000 -1.05% 42
South East +58 243 £46,500 -14.29% 21
North of England -13 154 £50,000 +17.65% 39
South West +26 98 £42,500 -10.53% 20
North West -50 74 £53,000 +24.71% 21
East of England -23 67 £45,000 - 7
Yorkshire -7 57 £57,500 +22.99% 9
Scotland -117 40 £60,000 +71.43% 10
East Midlands -2 35 £56,250 +63.06% 9
Wales +5 25 £36,181 -19.60% 5
North East +11 23 £50,000 +2.04% 9
Channel Islands - 9 £75,000 -
Northern Ireland -42 5 £57,500 - 2

For the 6 months to 10 August 2022, 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.

1 657 (42.63%) Social Skills
2 511 (33.16%) Degree
3 510 (33.10%) Agile
4 478 (31.02%) Microsoft
5 448 (29.07%) Change Management
6 439 (28.49%) Project Management
7 394 (25.57%) Problem-Solving
8 342 (22.19%) Finance
9 311 (20.18%) Azure
10 253 (16.42%) ITIL
11 251 (16.29%) Automotive
12 235 (15.25%) Windows
12 235 (15.25%) Influencing Skills
13 233 (15.12%) Analytical Skills
14 219 (14.21%) DevOps
15 212 (13.76%) Microsoft 365
16 201 (13.04%) Stakeholder Management
17 186 (12.07%) Active Directory
18 158 (10.25%) SQL
19 155 (10.06%) Microsoft Office
20 153 (9.93%) Management Information System
20 153 (9.93%) Line Management
21 151 (9.80%) Continuous Improvement
22 149 (9.67%) PRINCE2
23 147 (9.54%) AWS
24 144 (9.34%) Security Cleared
24 144 (9.34%) Firewall
25 140 (9.09%) Project Delivery
26 139 (9.02%) Manufacturing
27 138 (8.96%) Legal

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 94 (6.10%) SharePoint
2 51 (3.31%) MS Exchange
3 44 (2.86%) Confluence
4 38 (2.47%) Apache
5 26 (1.69%) IIS
6 16 (1.04%) Documentum
7 15 (0.97%) Kinematics
8 14 (0.91%) Tomcat
9 13 (0.84%) Oracle Application Server
9 13 (0.84%) WebLogic
9 13 (0.84%) WebSphere
10 10 (0.65%) IBM Domino
11 9 (0.58%) WebSphere Application Server
12 8 (0.52%) Exchange Server 2010
12 8 (0.52%) OpenEdge
12 8 (0.52%) Skype for Business
13 6 (0.39%) CMS
13 6 (0.39%) TPMS
14 4 (0.26%) Apache Spark
15 1 (0.065%) Appian
Applications
1 155 (10.06%) Microsoft Office
2 95 (6.16%) Microsoft Excel
3 80 (5.19%) Microsoft Project
4 66 (4.28%) Microsoft PowerPoint
5 47 (3.05%) CATIA
6 28 (1.82%) MS Visio
7 8 (0.52%) Maple
8 5 (0.32%) Spreadsheet
9 2 (0.13%) Simulink
10 1 (0.065%) S-PLUS
10 1 (0.065%) Windchill
Business Applications
1 34 (2.21%) SAP S/4HANA
2 32 (2.08%) Teamcenter
3 29 (1.88%) Dynamics CRM
4 25 (1.62%) Magento
5 23 (1.49%) SAP ERP
6 17 (1.10%) ENOVIA
7 14 (0.91%) SAP Business One
8 13 (0.84%) SAP APO
8 13 (0.84%) SAP Forecasting and Replenishment
9 12 (0.78%) Distributed Ledger
9 12 (0.78%) R3 Corda
9 12 (0.78%) SAP Retail
10 11 (0.71%) JDE OneWorld
11 9 (0.58%) OpenText VIM for SAP
11 9 (0.58%) SAP BPC
11 9 (0.58%) SAP FI
12 8 (0.52%) Changepoint
12 8 (0.52%) NetSuite
13 7 (0.45%) SAP Business ByDesign
14 6 (0.39%) Payment Gateway
Cloud Services
1 311 (20.18%) Azure
2 212 (13.76%) Microsoft 365
3 147 (9.54%) AWS
4 75 (4.87%) Power Platform
5 73 (4.74%) Azure Active Directory
6 67 (4.35%) Azure DevOps
7 57 (3.70%) PaaS
8 49 (3.18%) IaaS
9 40 (2.60%) SaaS
10 36 (2.34%) Dynamics 365
11 29 (1.88%) GCP
12 27 (1.75%) GitHub
12 27 (1.75%) Veeva
13 26 (1.69%) Azure Key Vault
14 22 (1.43%) Power Automate
15 21 (1.36%) Smartsheet
16 20 (1.30%) Azure Data Factory
16 20 (1.30%) PowerApps
17 17 (1.10%) Salesforce Sales Cloud
17 17 (1.10%) Salesforce Service Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 144 (9.34%) Firewall
2 132 (8.57%) DNS
3 118 (7.66%) DHCP
4 76 (4.93%) SAN
5 72 (4.67%) TCP/IP
6 68 (4.41%) Network Security
7 53 (3.44%) VPN
8 46 (2.99%) WAN
9 43 (2.79%) Wi-Fi
10 40 (2.60%) LAN
11 36 (2.34%) Internet
12 33 (2.14%) Wireless
13 28 (1.82%) Fibre Channel
14 24 (1.56%) BIG-IP
15 21 (1.36%) VLAN
16 20 (1.30%) MPLS
17 19 (1.23%) OSPF
18 18 (1.17%) BGP
18 18 (1.17%) Cisco ASA
18 18 (1.17%) IPsec
Database & Business Intelligence
1 122 (7.92%) SQL Server
2 62 (4.02%) Power BI
3 46 (2.99%) Data Warehouse
4 35 (2.27%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 32 (2.08%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 29 (1.88%) PostgreSQL
7 24 (1.56%) Elasticsearch
8 23 (1.49%) Azure SQL Database
9 21 (1.36%) Metadata
9 21 (1.36%) MySQL
9 21 (1.36%) Oracle Reports
9 21 (1.36%) SQL Server Reporting Services
10 20 (1.30%) Oracle Database
10 20 (1.30%) QlikView
11 19 (1.23%) Hadoop
12 17 (1.10%) Microsoft Analysis Services
13 16 (1.04%) MongoDB
14 15 (0.97%) Crystal Reports
14 15 (0.97%) Enterprise Data Warehouse
14 15 (0.97%) Oracle Database 12c
Development Applications
1 88 (5.71%) JIRA
2 44 (2.86%) Jenkins
3 38 (2.47%) Git (software)
4 21 (1.36%) Atlassian Bamboo
5 19 (1.23%) Bitbucket
6 15 (0.97%) Oracle Forms
7 14 (0.91%) Rational DOORS
8 12 (0.78%) Gerrit
8 12 (0.78%) Visual Studio
9 8 (0.52%) Subversion
10 7 (0.45%) Axure RP
11 6 (0.39%) GitLab
12 3 (0.19%) Octopus Deploy
13 2 (0.13%) MSBuild
13 2 (0.13%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
14 1 (0.065%) gulp
14 1 (0.065%) Jasmine
14 1 (0.065%) Postman
14 1 (0.065%) SoapUI
14 1 (0.065%) Sonatype Nexus
General
1 657 (42.63%) Social Skills
2 342 (22.19%) Finance
3 251 (16.29%) Automotive
4 235 (15.25%) Influencing Skills
5 233 (15.12%) Analytical Skills
6 139 (9.02%) Manufacturing
7 138 (8.96%) Legal
8 134 (8.70%) Inclusion and Diversity
9 133 (8.63%) Retail
10 87 (5.65%) Pharmaceutical
11 74 (4.80%) Banking
12 71 (4.61%) Telecoms
13 66 (4.28%) Public Sector
14 56 (3.63%) Electronics
15 52 (3.37%) Law
16 46 (2.99%) Documentation Skills
17 40 (2.60%) Marketing
18 38 (2.47%) Presentation Skills
19 25 (1.62%) Aeronautics
19 25 (1.62%) Organisational Skills
Job Titles
1 257 (16.68%) Project Manager
2 172 (11.16%) Analyst
3 109 (7.07%) Systems Engineer
4 91 (5.91%) Infrastructure Engineer
5 81 (5.26%) Senior Manager
6 74 (4.80%) Senior Project Manager
7 72 (4.67%) Administrator
7 72 (4.67%) Network Engineer
8 64 (4.15%) DevOps Engineer
9 63 (4.09%) Developer
10 45 (2.92%) Graduate
10 45 (2.92%) Systems Administrator
11 42 (2.73%) IT Manager
11 42 (2.73%) Technical Manager
12 39 (2.53%) Technical Project Manager
13 37 (2.40%) Support Engineer
14 34 (2.21%) IT Analyst
15 33 (2.14%) Business Analyst
16 30 (1.95%) Cloud Engineer
17 29 (1.88%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 48 (3.11%) XML
2 47 (3.05%) .NET
3 45 (2.92%) Web Services
4 43 (2.79%) EDI
5 36 (2.34%) HTML
6 27 (1.75%) CSS
7 23 (1.49%) SOAP
8 22 (1.43%) jQuery
9 17 (1.10%) React
10 16 (1.04%) Elastic Stack
10 16 (1.04%) LDAP
11 15 (0.97%) AngularJS
11 15 (0.97%) COM
11 15 (0.97%) Spring
12 13 (0.84%) Kafka
12 13 (0.84%) REST
12 13 (0.84%) Vue.js
13 12 (0.78%) Java EE
13 12 (0.78%) JSF
13 12 (0.78%) Play Framework
Miscellaneous
1 153 (9.93%) Management Information System
2 123 (7.98%) Self-Motivation
3 68 (4.41%) Data Centre
4 57 (3.70%) User Experience
5 52 (3.37%) Driving Licence
6 48 (3.11%) Clustering
7 46 (2.99%) PMI
8 43 (2.79%) Cloud Native
9 42 (2.73%) Life Science
10 32 (2.08%) Virtual Team
11 31 (2.01%) PKI
12 28 (1.82%) NHS
13 27 (1.75%) Cyberattack
14 26 (1.69%) Replication
15 25 (1.62%) Biotechnology
16 20 (1.30%) Public Cloud
17 19 (1.23%) SCADA
18 18 (1.17%) EMC VNX
19 14 (0.91%) Cybercrime
19 14 (0.91%) Hybrid Cloud
Operating Systems
1 235 (15.25%) Windows
2 128 (8.31%) Linux
3 91 (5.91%) Windows Server
4 44 (2.86%) Unix
4 44 (2.86%) Windows Server 2019
5 38 (2.47%) Windows 10
6 36 (2.34%) Windows Server 2012
7 28 (1.82%) Windows Server 2016
8 27 (1.75%) Windows Server 2003
9 14 (0.91%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 13 (0.84%) CentOS
10 13 (0.84%) Windows 7
11 10 (0.65%) Android
11 10 (0.65%) Apple iOS
12 9 (0.58%) Ubuntu
12 9 (0.58%) VMS
12 9 (0.58%) Windows XP
13 3 (0.19%) SUSE
13 3 (0.19%) Windows Server 2008
14 2 (0.13%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 510 (33.10%) Agile
2 448 (29.07%) Change Management
3 439 (28.49%) Project Management
4 394 (25.57%) Problem-Solving
5 253 (16.42%) ITIL
6 219 (14.21%) DevOps
7 201 (13.04%) Stakeholder Management
8 153 (9.93%) Line Management
9 151 (9.80%) Continuous Improvement
10 149 (9.67%) PRINCE2
11 140 (9.09%) Project Delivery
12 132 (8.57%) Service Management
13 130 (8.44%) ERP
14 127 (8.24%) Validation
15 121 (7.85%) Scrum
16 120 (7.79%) Mentoring
17 118 (7.66%) Business Case
18 117 (7.59%) Configuration Management
19 111 (7.20%) Migration
20 110 (7.14%) Infrastructure Engineering
Programming Languages
1 158 (10.25%) SQL
2 122 (7.92%) PowerShell
3 106 (6.88%) Python
4 61 (3.96%) C#
5 57 (3.70%) C
6 42 (2.73%) JavaScript
6 42 (2.73%) MATLAB
7 36 (2.34%) Java
8 32 (2.08%) C++
9 29 (1.88%) Bash
10 28 (1.82%) T-SQL
11 24 (1.56%) Groovy
12 23 (1.49%) Scala
13 19 (1.23%) VB
14 18 (1.17%) Shell Script
15 14 (0.91%) R
16 12 (0.78%) Clojure
17 9 (0.58%) Go
18 6 (0.39%) PHP
19 5 (0.32%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 511 (33.16%) Degree
2 144 (9.34%) Security Cleared
3 116 (7.53%) PMI Certification
4 106 (6.88%) SC Cleared
5 91 (5.91%) PMP
6 60 (3.89%) Cisco Certification
6 60 (3.89%) Microsoft Certification
7 39 (2.53%) CCNA
8 36 (2.34%) CCNP
9 27 (1.75%) MCSE
10 25 (1.62%) Chartered Engineer
11 24 (1.56%) CCIE
12 23 (1.49%) MCSA
13 21 (1.36%) PRINCE2 Certification
14 20 (1.30%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
15 17 (1.10%) ITIL Certification
16 15 (0.97%) HNC
17 14 (0.91%) Postgraduate
18 13 (0.84%) CISSP
19 12 (0.78%) Computer Science Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 128 (8.31%) QA
2 93 (6.04%) PMO
3 83 (5.39%) SLA
4 52 (3.37%) GMP
5 17 (1.10%) GxP
6 16 (1.04%) ISO 9001
7 12 (0.78%) ISO/IEC 27001
7 12 (0.78%) P3O
8 10 (0.65%) GLP
9 7 (0.45%) Data Quality
9 7 (0.45%) GDPR
9 7 (0.45%) Good Clinical Practice
10 5 (0.32%) Accessibility
10 5 (0.32%) PCI DSS
10 5 (0.32%) Sarbanes-Oxley
11 4 (0.26%) COBIT
11 4 (0.26%) Cyber Essentials
11 4 (0.26%) ISO 13485
11 4 (0.26%) PMBOK
12 2 (0.13%) NIST
System Software
1 186 (12.07%) Active Directory
2 96 (6.23%) VMware Infrastructure
3 32 (2.08%) vSphere
4 30 (1.95%) Hyper-V
5 28 (1.82%) VMware ESXi
6 25 (1.62%) Docker
7 21 (1.36%) XenApp
8 18 (1.17%) Terminal Services
9 12 (0.78%) Virtual Desktop
10 11 (0.71%) Virtual Machines
11 7 (0.45%) DFS Replication
11 7 (0.45%) Virtual Servers
12 5 (0.32%) Citrix Hypervisor
13 4 (0.26%) Dovecot
13 4 (0.26%) Postfix
14 3 (0.19%) Microsoft Virtual Server
15 2 (0.13%) Openswan
15 2 (0.13%) XenDesktop
16 1 (0.065%) BitLocker
16 1 (0.065%) Firmware
Systems Management
1 73 (4.74%) SCCM
2 64 (4.15%) Kubernetes
3 62 (4.02%) Ansible
4 57 (3.70%) Terraform
5 29 (1.88%) Microsoft Intune
6 27 (1.75%) Active Directory Federation Services
7 26 (1.69%) SCOM
7 26 (1.69%) vCenter Server
8 25 (1.62%) BMC PATROL
9 19 (1.23%) SCOrch
9 19 (1.23%) ZABBIX
10 18 (1.17%) Microsoft Clustering
11 15 (0.97%) Norton AntiVirus
12 13 (0.84%) Enterprise Manager Cloud Control
12 13 (0.84%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
12 13 (0.84%) Puppet
13 12 (0.78%) Kibana
13 12 (0.78%) logstash
13 12 (0.78%) Prometheus
13 12 (0.78%) Single Sign-On
Vendors
1 478 (31.02%) Microsoft
2 130 (8.44%) VMware
3 110 (7.14%) Cisco
4 85 (5.52%) SAP
5 60 (3.89%) Citrix
6 55 (3.57%) Oracle
7 53 (3.44%) F5
8 45 (2.92%) Salesforce.com
9 41 (2.66%) CheckPoint
10 35 (2.27%) ServiceNow
11 32 (2.08%) IBM
12 29 (1.88%) Brocade
13 24 (1.56%) 3PAR
13 24 (1.56%) Fortinet
13 24 (1.56%) Palo Alto
14 23 (1.49%) Atlassian
15 22 (1.43%) Red Hat
15 22 (1.43%) Veeam
16 21 (1.36%) EMC
17 19 (1.23%) HP