Period
to 17 January 2021

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies with a requirement for Change Management skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited Change Management over the 6 months to 17 January 2021 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Change Management
UK
6 months to
17 Jan 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 155 112 113
Rank change year-on-year -43 +1 -7
Permanent jobs citing Change Management 1,292 3,551 4,427
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the UK 2.09% 2.82% 2.93%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.26% 3.06% 3.18%
Number of salaries quoted 1,070 2,868 3,237
Median annual salary £52,500 £55,000 £55,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -4.55% - +4.76%
10th Percentile £32,500 £31,250 £33,500
90th Percentile £83,750 £83,750 £82,500
UK excluding London median annual salary £48,500 £50,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year -3.00% - +5.26%

Change Management 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 57,123 116,177 139,428
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 92.28% 92.12% 92.23%
Number of salaries quoted 46,159 93,053 111,395
Median annual salary £55,000 £52,500 £52,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +4.76% - +5.00%
10th Percentile £32,500 £30,000 £29,763
90th Percentile £90,000 £87,500 £85,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £49,000 £45,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year +7.69% +1.11% -

Change Management
Job Vacancy Trend

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

Job vacancy trend for Change Management in the UK

Change Management
Salary Trend

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

Salary trend for Change Management in the UK

Change Management
Salary Histogram

Salary distribution for jobs citing Change Management over the 6 months to 17 January 2021.

Salary histogram for Change Management in the UK

Change Management
Top 17 Job Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Change Management within the UK over the 6 months to 17 January 2021. 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 -47 1,169 £52,500 -4.55% 284
UK excluding London -21 791 £48,500 -3.00% 165
London -80 422 £60,000 - 124
North of England -21 262 £45,000 -10.00% 43
Midlands -22 173 £45,000 - 29
South East -36 163 £52,500 -4.55% 48
Work from Home -48 148 £50,000 -20.00% 34
West Midlands -17 136 £45,000 - 16
North West +12 134 £49,000 +8.89% 22
Yorkshire -45 97 £42,500 -15.00% 15
South West +14 81 £52,500 +10.53% 19
East of England +9 61 £52,500 +5.00% 16
Scotland +4 43 £50,000 +4.17% 6
East Midlands -5 37 £50,000 +5.26% 13
North East +2 31 £42,500 -8.73% 6
Wales +21 14 £42,500 +14.86% 3
Northern Ireland +17 1 £85,000 - 1

For the 6 months to 17 January 2021, IT jobs citing Change Management 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 Management.

1 400 (30.96%) Finance
2 368 (28.48%) Microsoft
3 365 (28.25%) Agile Software Development
4 348 (26.93%) ITIL
5 255 (19.74%) Windows
6 233 (18.03%) Project Management
7 231 (17.88%) Azure
8 215 (16.64%) Problem-Solving
9 181 (14.01%) SQL
10 179 (13.85%) Stakeholder Management
11 175 (13.54%) Analytical Skills
12 170 (13.16%) DevOps
13 158 (12.23%) Degree
14 148 (11.46%) SQL Server
15 146 (11.30%) Active Directory
16 139 (10.76%) Service Management
17 134 (10.37%) Service Delivery
18 133 (10.29%) Incident Management
19 129 (9.98%) Office 365
20 128 (9.91%) Linux
21 117 (9.06%) Firewall
22 116 (8.98%) Project Delivery
23 113 (8.75%) Management Information System
24 111 (8.59%) Continuous Improvement
25 110 (8.51%) AWS
26 107 (8.28%) SLA
27 102 (7.89%) VMware
28 100 (7.74%) Problem Management
29 99 (7.66%) Configuration Management
30 98 (7.59%) Oracle

Change Management
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 60 (4.64%) SharePoint
2 25 (1.93%) Confluence
3 15 (1.16%) MS Exchange
4 13 (1.01%) Skype for Business
5 12 (0.93%) Elasticsearch
6 11 (0.85%) IIS
7 10 (0.77%) BizTalk Server
7 10 (0.77%) CMS
7 10 (0.77%) Exchange Server 2013
8 8 (0.62%) Apache Spark
8 8 (0.62%) SAS
9 7 (0.54%) WebSphere
10 6 (0.46%) Alfresco
10 6 (0.46%) Apache
11 5 (0.39%) Adobe Experience Manager
11 5 (0.39%) WebSphere Application Server
12 3 (0.23%) Exchange Server 2010
12 3 (0.23%) Liferay
12 3 (0.23%) nginx
13 2 (0.15%) WordPress
Applications
1 84 (6.50%) Microsoft Office
2 66 (5.11%) Microsoft Excel
3 38 (2.94%) MS Visio
4 27 (2.09%) Microsoft PowerPoint
5 16 (1.24%) Microsoft Project
6 4 (0.31%) Simulink
6 4 (0.31%) Windchill
7 3 (0.23%) Open Workbench
8 2 (0.15%) AutoCAD
8 2 (0.15%) SketchUp
9 1 (0.077%) Maya
Business Applications
1 22 (1.70%) Dynamics CRM
2 14 (1.08%) Salesforce.com CRM
2 14 (1.08%) SAP S/4HANA
3 13 (1.01%) Remedy ITSM
4 12 (0.93%) Oracle ERP
5 10 (0.77%) NetSuite
6 9 (0.70%) Siebel CRM
7 8 (0.62%) Oracle Cash Management
7 8 (0.62%) SAP Hybris
8 7 (0.54%) Dynamics AX
9 6 (0.46%) Oracle EBS
9 6 (0.46%) Remedy AR System
10 5 (0.39%) Oracle Payables
10 5 (0.39%) Primavera
11 4 (0.31%) Dynamics NAV
11 4 (0.31%) Magento
11 4 (0.31%) Maximo
11 4 (0.31%) Oracle Receivables
11 4 (0.31%) Teamcenter
12 3 (0.23%) Oracle EBS R12
Cloud Services
1 231 (17.88%) Azure
2 129 (9.98%) Office 365
3 110 (8.51%) AWS
4 54 (4.18%) SaaS
5 43 (3.33%) Power Platform
6 37 (2.86%) Azure Active Directory
7 24 (1.86%) IaaS
7 24 (1.86%) PaaS
8 19 (1.47%) GCP
9 18 (1.39%) Serverless
10 17 (1.32%) Dynamics 365
11 16 (1.24%) OneDrive
12 15 (1.16%) GitHub
13 12 (0.93%) PowerApps
14 11 (0.85%) Amazon EC2
14 11 (0.85%) AWS Lambda
15 10 (0.77%) Virtual Private Cloud
16 8 (0.62%) Cloud Computing
16 8 (0.62%) Salesforce Sales Cloud
17 6 (0.46%) Amazon S3
Communications & Networking
1 117 (9.06%) Firewall
2 59 (4.57%) WAN
3 53 (4.10%) LAN
3 53 (4.10%) VPN
4 45 (3.48%) SAN
5 38 (2.94%) DNS
6 33 (2.55%) TCP/IP
7 30 (2.32%) Network Security
8 26 (2.01%) Skype
9 24 (1.86%) DHCP
9 24 (1.86%) Wi-Fi
10 19 (1.47%) iSCSI
11 17 (1.32%) BGP
11 17 (1.32%) Cisco ASA
11 17 (1.32%) OSPF
11 17 (1.32%) Wireless
12 15 (1.16%) NetScaler
13 14 (1.08%) Cisco IOS
13 14 (1.08%) Fibre Channel
13 14 (1.08%) Remote Desktop
Database & Business Intelligence
1 148 (11.46%) SQL Server
2 43 (3.33%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 30 (2.32%) Power BI
4 28 (2.17%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 23 (1.78%) SQL Server 2012
6 22 (1.70%) Cosmos DB
6 22 (1.70%) Data Lake
6 22 (1.70%) Oracle Reports
7 18 (1.39%) BusinessObjects
7 18 (1.39%) Data Warehouse
7 18 (1.39%) MySQL
7 18 (1.39%) Tableau
8 16 (1.24%) Amazon RDS
9 14 (1.08%) SAP HANA
10 11 (0.85%) Big Data
10 11 (0.85%) BusinessObjects Web Intelligence
10 11 (0.85%) SAP BW
10 11 (0.85%) SQL Server 2016
11 9 (0.70%) Oracle Database
11 9 (0.70%) Siebel EIM
Development Applications
1 70 (5.42%) JIRA
2 42 (3.25%) Git (software)
3 40 (3.10%) Visual Studio
4 20 (1.55%) Oracle APEX
5 13 (1.01%) GitLab
6 11 (0.85%) Team Foundation Server
7 9 (0.70%) Jenkins
8 8 (0.62%) Cucumber
9 7 (0.54%) Oracle Forms
10 6 (0.46%) Sonatype Nexus
11 4 (0.31%) CircleCI
11 4 (0.31%) Cypress.io
11 4 (0.31%) git-flow
11 4 (0.31%) Rational Team Concert
11 4 (0.31%) Storybook
11 4 (0.31%) TeamCity
11 4 (0.31%) Toad
12 3 (0.23%) JUnit
12 3 (0.23%) Mockito
12 3 (0.23%) Selenium
General
1 400 (30.96%) Finance
2 54 (4.18%) Banking
3 46 (3.56%) Marketing
4 39 (3.02%) Public Sector
5 38 (2.94%) Telecoms
6 37 (2.86%) Legal
7 31 (2.40%) Manufacturing
8 30 (2.32%) Publishing
9 26 (2.01%) Law
10 25 (1.93%) Retail
11 21 (1.63%) Financial Institution
12 17 (1.32%) Aerospace
13 11 (0.85%) Pharmaceutical
14 10 (0.77%) Automotive
15 9 (0.70%) Billing
15 9 (0.70%) Housing Association
16 8 (0.62%) Electronics
16 8 (0.62%) Local Government
17 6 (0.46%) Advertising
18 5 (0.39%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 232 (17.96%) Analyst
2 110 (8.51%) Project Manager
3 74 (5.73%) Consultant
4 63 (4.88%) IT Manager
5 60 (4.64%) Developer
6 52 (4.02%) Business Analyst
6 52 (4.02%) Infrastructure Engineer
7 48 (3.72%) Support Analyst
8 45 (3.48%) Service Manager
9 44 (3.41%) Administrator
10 43 (3.33%) Senior Manager
11 39 (3.02%) Change Manager
12 37 (2.86%) Senior Project Manager
13 35 (2.71%) IT Analyst
14 33 (2.55%) Network Engineer
15 32 (2.48%) Architect
16 31 (2.40%) DBA
17 30 (2.32%) Delivery Manager
18 28 (2.17%) Infrastructure Manager
19 26 (2.01%) IT Project Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 66 (5.11%) .NET
2 64 (4.95%) Web Services
3 39 (3.02%) CSS
4 33 (2.55%) HTML
5 32 (2.48%) REST
6 31 (2.40%) AngularJS
7 25 (1.93%) React
8 23 (1.78%) XML
9 19 (1.47%) Blazor
10 18 (1.39%) ADO
10 18 (1.39%) ASP.NET
10 18 (1.39%) SOAP
11 16 (1.24%) .NET Framework
11 16 (1.24%) CSS3
11 16 (1.24%) JSON
12 14 (1.08%) .NET Core
13 13 (1.01%) HTML5
13 13 (1.01%) SAP Basis
14 12 (0.93%) Middleware
15 9 (0.70%) ASP.NET Core
Miscellaneous
1 175 (13.54%) Analytical Skills
2 113 (8.75%) Management Information System
3 74 (5.73%) Self-Motivation
4 69 (5.34%) Data Centre
5 27 (2.09%) User Experience
6 23 (1.78%) Enterprise Software
7 20 (1.55%) Mobile App
8 19 (1.47%) Virtual Team
9 18 (1.39%) CMDB
10 15 (1.16%) Greenfield Project
11 14 (1.08%) Life Science
11 14 (1.08%) Public Cloud
11 14 (1.08%) Reinsurance
12 13 (1.01%) e-Learning
13 10 (0.77%) Clustering
13 10 (0.77%) Replication
14 9 (0.70%) Algorithms
15 8 (0.62%) PKI
16 7 (0.54%) Data Structures
16 7 (0.54%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 255 (19.74%) Windows
2 128 (9.91%) Linux
3 84 (6.50%) Windows Server
4 43 (3.33%) Unix
5 35 (2.71%) Windows Server 2012
6 33 (2.55%) Windows Server 2016
7 28 (2.17%) Windows 10
8 21 (1.63%) Windows Server 2019
9 20 (1.55%) Windows Server 2008
10 17 (1.32%) CentOS
11 16 (1.24%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
12 11 (0.85%) Windows 7
13 9 (0.70%) Ubuntu
14 8 (0.62%) Apple iOS
14 8 (0.62%) SUSE
15 7 (0.54%) Solaris
16 6 (0.46%) AIX
16 6 (0.46%) Windows Server 2003
17 5 (0.39%) Android
18 4 (0.31%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 365 (28.25%) Agile Software Development
2 348 (26.93%) ITIL
3 233 (18.03%) Project Management
4 215 (16.64%) Problem-Solving
5 179 (13.85%) Stakeholder Management
6 170 (13.16%) DevOps
7 139 (10.76%) Service Management
8 134 (10.37%) Service Delivery
9 133 (10.29%) Incident Management
10 116 (8.98%) Project Delivery
11 111 (8.59%) Continuous Improvement
12 100 (7.74%) Problem Management
13 99 (7.66%) Configuration Management
14 88 (6.81%) Business Intelligence
14 88 (6.81%) Risk Management
15 87 (6.73%) Computer Science
15 87 (6.73%) Migration
16 86 (6.66%) ERP
17 81 (6.27%) PRINCE2
18 80 (6.19%) Scrum
Programming Languages
1 181 (14.01%) SQL
2 89 (6.89%) PowerShell
3 78 (6.04%) Python
4 57 (4.41%) C#
4 57 (4.41%) Java
5 51 (3.95%) JavaScript
6 34 (2.63%) C++
6 34 (2.63%) T-SQL
7 30 (2.32%) Perl
8 28 (2.17%) C
9 26 (2.01%) PL/SQL
10 21 (1.63%) Bash Shell
11 13 (1.01%) VBA
12 12 (0.93%) Shell Script
13 8 (0.62%) TypeScript
14 7 (0.54%) PHP
14 7 (0.54%) VB
15 5 (0.39%) MATLAB
15 5 (0.39%) VB.NET
16 4 (0.31%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 158 (12.23%) Degree
2 74 (5.73%) Security Cleared
3 52 (4.02%) SC Cleared
4 43 (3.33%) Cisco Certification
5 42 (3.25%) ITIL Certification
6 36 (2.79%) Microsoft Certification
7 30 (2.32%) Computer Science Degree
8 27 (2.09%) CCNA
9 24 (1.86%) CCNP
10 17 (1.32%) PMI Certification
11 16 (1.24%) ISEB
12 14 (1.08%) MCSA
13 13 (1.01%) PMP
14 12 (0.93%) Master's Degree
15 11 (0.85%) BPSS Clearance
15 11 (0.85%) CISSP
15 11 (0.85%) Oracle Certification
16 8 (0.62%) CISA
17 7 (0.54%) CISM
17 7 (0.54%) RHCE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 107 (8.28%) SLA
2 60 (4.64%) GDPR
3 58 (4.49%) PMO
4 36 (2.79%) QA
5 30 (2.32%) ISO/IEC 27001
6 18 (1.39%) Data Quality
7 12 (0.93%) COBIT
8 11 (0.85%) Sarbanes-Oxley
9 8 (0.62%) NCSC
10 7 (0.54%) NIST
11 5 (0.39%) PCI DSS
12 4 (0.31%) Cyber Essentials
12 4 (0.31%) Cyber Essentials PLUS
12 4 (0.31%) ITGC
13 3 (0.23%) Government Security Classifications
13 3 (0.23%) GxP
13 3 (0.23%) IFRS
13 3 (0.23%) RMADS
14 2 (0.15%) 21 CFR Part 11
14 2 (0.15%) GAAP
System Software
1 146 (11.30%) Active Directory
2 64 (4.95%) VMware Infrastructure
3 33 (2.55%) BitLocker
4 32 (2.48%) Firmware
5 28 (2.17%) Hyper-V
6 21 (1.63%) Docker
7 16 (1.24%) XenApp
8 14 (1.08%) Virtual Machines
9 10 (0.77%) VMware ESXi
10 9 (0.70%) XenDesktop
11 8 (0.62%) vSphere
12 7 (0.54%) NFS
13 5 (0.39%) VMware NSX
14 2 (0.15%) Citrix Presentation Server
14 2 (0.15%) Tivoli Workload Scheduler
14 2 (0.15%) Virtual Desktop
15 1 (0.077%) DFS Replication
15 1 (0.077%) Oracle RAC
15 1 (0.077%) pfSense
Systems Management
1 73 (5.65%) SCCM
2 39 (3.02%) Ansible
3 34 (2.63%) Terraform
4 32 (2.48%) Puppet
5 24 (1.86%) Kubernetes
6 19 (1.47%) Norton AntiVirus
6 19 (1.47%) SCOM
7 15 (1.16%) Microsoft Intune
8 14 (1.08%) Grafana
8 14 (1.08%) Packer
9 11 (0.85%) Nagios
10 10 (0.77%) McAfee ePO
11 9 (0.70%) Opscode Chef
11 9 (0.70%) SCVMM
11 9 (0.70%) vCenter Server
12 8 (0.62%) ZABBIX
13 7 (0.54%) Backup Exec
13 7 (0.54%) Cisco CUCM
13 7 (0.54%) Control-M
14 6 (0.46%) Nessus
Vendors
1 368 (28.48%) Microsoft
2 102 (7.89%) VMware
3 98 (7.59%) Oracle
4 80 (6.19%) SAP
5 79 (6.11%) Cisco
6 44 (3.41%) Salesforce.com
7 41 (3.17%) Citrix
8 38 (2.94%) IBM
8 38 (2.94%) McAfee
9 29 (2.24%) CheckPoint
9 29 (2.24%) ServiceNow
10 26 (2.01%) HP
11 24 (1.86%) SolarWinds
12 23 (1.78%) Apple
13 22 (1.70%) Google
14 20 (1.55%) Symantec
15 19 (1.47%) Dell
15 19 (1.47%) Fortinet
15 19 (1.47%) Remedy
15 19 (1.47%) Veeam