Period
to 21 November 2017

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

Change Management
UK
6 months to
21 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 101 108 83
Rank change year-on-year +7 -25 +12
Permanent jobs citing Change Management 5661 5332 7284
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 3.13% 2.82% 3.35%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 3.48% 3.16% 3.77%
Number of salaries quoted 4264 4087 5405
UK median annual salary £52,500 £50,000 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.00% - +1.01%
10th Percentile £32,500 £31,250 £30,500
90th Percentile £85,000 £80,000 £76,250
UK excluding London median annual salary £47,500 £45,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year +5.56% - -

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 162655 168863 192975
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 89.90% 89.39% 88.79%
Number of salaries quoted 128479 140408 158967
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 £77,500
UK excluding London median annual salary £44,000 £42,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year +3.53% - +6.25%

Change Management
Job Vacancy Trend

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

Job vacancy trend for Change Management in the UK

Change Management
Salary Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Change Management.

Salary trend for Change Management in the UK

Change Management
Salary Histogram

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Change Management over the 6 months to 21 November 2017.

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 21 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 +3 5248 £52,500 +2.94% 291
UK excluding London +2 2874 £47,500 +5.56% 216
London +13 2597 £60,000 - 111
South East +10 804 £49,500 +4.21% 62
North of England -5 655 £44,000 - 54
Midlands +7 585 £47,500 +4.40% 32
West Midlands +28 441 £47,500 +5.56% 19
North West -17 361 £45,000 - 24
East of England -25 346 £50,000 +11.11% 17
South West +8 245 £45,000 +12.50% 15
Yorkshire +11 241 £38,000 -10.59% 23
Scotland -20 155 £55,000 +8.91% 29
East Midlands -16 141 £47,500 +3.26% 13
Wales +30 63 £37,500 -6.25% 5
North East +18 53 £42,500 -3.67% 7
Northern Ireland -11 25 £37,500 +15.38% 2
Channel Islands - 3 £56,250 -

For the 6 months to 21 November 2017, IT jobs citing Change Management 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 Management.

1 2088 (36.88%) Finance
2 1593 (28.14%) ITIL
3 1379 (24.36%) Project Management
4 1238 (21.87%) Agile Software Development
5 1066 (18.83%) Microsoft
6 1005 (17.75%) Banking
7 953 (16.83%) Windows
8 901 (15.92%) Degree
9 829 (14.64%) Stakeholder Management
10 781 (13.80%) Analytical Skills
11 747 (13.20%) SQL
12 643 (11.36%) Continuous Improvement
13 633 (11.18%) PRINCE2
14 601 (10.62%) Service Management
15 577 (10.19%) Business Analysis
16 555 (9.80%) Problem Management
17 554 (9.79%) Linux
18 531 (9.38%) Service Delivery
19 496 (8.76%) QA
20 490 (8.66%) Active Directory
21 486 (8.59%) Cisco
22 476 (8.41%) SQL Server
23 472 (8.34%) SAP
24 467 (8.25%) Incident Management
25 445 (7.86%) Release Management
26 444 (7.84%) Windows Server
27 436 (7.70%) SDLC
28 428 (7.56%) Asset Management
29 404 (7.14%) VMware
30 401 (7.08%) Management Information System

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
1 223 (3.94%) MS Exchange
2 200 (3.53%) SharePoint
3 111 (1.96%) IIS
4 92 (1.63%) Exchange Server 2010
5 62 (1.10%) Exchange Server 2013
6 49 (0.87%) Apache
7 47 (0.83%) CMS
8 45 (0.79%) Skype for Business
9 44 (0.78%) Confluence
10 38 (0.67%) WebSphere
11 32 (0.57%) NetWeaver
12 29 (0.51%) Exchange Server 2003
13 27 (0.48%) Oracle Workflow
14 26 (0.46%) Elasticsearch
14 26 (0.46%) Tomcat
15 21 (0.37%) JBoss
15 21 (0.37%) SAS
16 19 (0.34%) Exchange Server 2007
17 18 (0.32%) BizTalk Server
18 17 (0.30%) WebLogic
Applications
1 353 (6.24%) Microsoft Office
2 244 (4.31%) Microsoft Excel
3 185 (3.27%) Microsoft Project
4 175 (3.09%) MS Visio
5 148 (2.61%) Microsoft PowerPoint
6 16 (0.28%) Spreadsheet
7 5 (0.088%) Windchill
8 4 (0.071%) EngageOne
9 3 (0.053%) InfoPath
9 3 (0.053%) Maya
9 3 (0.053%) Revit
10 2 (0.035%) LaTeX
11 1 (0.018%) Adobe Premiere
11 1 (0.018%) HipChat
11 1 (0.018%) Simulink
11 1 (0.018%) S-PLUS
11 1 (0.018%) SPSS
Business Applications
1 94 (1.66%) Dynamics CRM
2 69 (1.22%) Oracle EBS
3 64 (1.13%) SAP HCM
4 53 (0.94%) Dynamics AX
5 47 (0.83%) Oracle EBS R12
6 45 (0.79%) SAP FI
7 39 (0.69%) SAP CO
8 38 (0.67%) SAP FI/CO
9 37 (0.65%) SAP ERP
10 36 (0.64%) SAP VC
11 34 (0.60%) Remedy ITSM
11 34 (0.60%) SAP BPC
12 30 (0.53%) SAP MM
13 23 (0.41%) assyst
14 19 (0.34%) SAP HR
14 19 (0.34%) SAP PLM
15 18 (0.32%) Dynamics NAV
16 17 (0.30%) Salesforce.com CRM
17 16 (0.28%) Oracle ERP
18 14 (0.25%) Oracle Financials
Cloud Services
1 279 (4.93%) Microsoft Azure
2 236 (4.17%) Amazon AWS
3 221 (3.90%) Office 365
4 158 (2.79%) SaaS
5 110 (1.94%) SuccessFactors
6 67 (1.18%) IaaS
7 37 (0.65%) PaaS
8 26 (0.46%) Dynamics 365
9 25 (0.44%) Virtual Private Cloud
10 21 (0.37%) Firebase
10 21 (0.37%) Google Cloud Platform
10 21 (0.37%) Mimecast
11 19 (0.34%) Cloud Computing
11 19 (0.34%) iPaaS
11 19 (0.34%) npm
12 17 (0.30%) Amazon EC2
13 16 (0.28%) Taleo
14 13 (0.23%) Azure Active Directory
15 11 (0.19%) GitHub
16 9 (0.16%) Adobe Analytics
Communications & Networking
1 370 (6.54%) Firewall
2 305 (5.39%) WAN
3 252 (4.45%) LAN
4 210 (3.71%) DNS
5 176 (3.11%) SAN
6 170 (3.00%) TCP/IP
6 170 (3.00%) VPN
7 161 (2.84%) DHCP
8 141 (2.49%) Internet
9 123 (2.17%) MPLS
10 115 (2.03%) VoIP
11 101 (1.78%) BGP
12 100 (1.77%) Network Security
13 98 (1.73%) VLAN
14 83 (1.47%) Wi-Fi
15 77 (1.36%) Wireless
16 74 (1.31%) Cisco ASA
17 72 (1.27%) IPsec
17 72 (1.27%) OSPF
18 62 (1.10%) Cisco Nexus
Database & Business Intelligence
1 476 (8.41%) SQL Server
2 282 (4.98%) Blockchain
3 106 (1.87%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 96 (1.70%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 93 (1.64%) SQL Server 2008
6 92 (1.63%) Relational Database
7 85 (1.50%) Data Warehouse
8 71 (1.25%) MySQL
8 71 (1.25%) SQL Server 2012
9 60 (1.06%) Oracle Database
10 55 (0.97%) QlikView
11 48 (0.85%) NoSQL
11 48 (0.85%) RDBMS
12 43 (0.76%) BusinessObjects
12 43 (0.76%) SQL Server 2014
13 42 (0.74%) Big Data
14 39 (0.69%) SQL Server Analysis Services
15 28 (0.49%) Oracle Reports
15 28 (0.49%) SAP BW
16 24 (0.42%) Oracle Database 11g
Development Applications
1 143 (2.53%) JIRA
2 118 (2.08%) Git (software)
3 64 (1.13%) Team Foundation Server
4 60 (1.06%) Jenkins
5 53 (0.94%) Visual Studio
6 45 (0.79%) TeamCity
7 42 (0.74%) Octopus Deploy
8 38 (0.67%) Subversion
9 36 (0.64%) Selenium
10 34 (0.60%) Maven
11 31 (0.55%) NuGet
12 28 (0.49%) gulp
13 27 (0.48%) SoapUI
14 22 (0.39%) Bower
15 21 (0.37%) PostCSS
16 19 (0.34%) Oracle APEX
17 18 (0.32%) Cucumber
17 18 (0.32%) Eclipse
18 16 (0.28%) IntelliJ
19 15 (0.26%) Oracle Forms
General
1 2088 (36.88%) Finance
2 1005 (17.75%) Banking
3 305 (5.39%) Retail
4 245 (4.33%) Investment Banking
5 229 (4.05%) Legal
6 186 (3.29%) Manufacturing
7 169 (2.99%) Financial Institution
7 169 (2.99%) Marketing
8 158 (2.79%) Retail Banking
9 124 (2.19%) Telecoms
10 122 (2.16%) Back Office
11 113 (2.00%) Law
12 84 (1.48%) Front Office
13 56 (0.99%) Advertising
14 47 (0.83%) Publishing
15 38 (0.67%) Electronics
16 32 (0.57%) Corporate Banking
17 28 (0.49%) Billing
18 25 (0.44%) Private Banking
19 16 (0.28%) French Language
Job Titles
1 1198 (21.16%) Analyst
2 544 (9.61%) Project Manager
3 469 (8.28%) Business Analyst
4 462 (8.16%) Consultant
5 352 (6.22%) IT Manager
6 347 (6.13%) Developer
7 265 (4.68%) Change Manager
8 255 (4.50%) Service Manager
9 203 (3.59%) Network Engineer
10 202 (3.57%) Support Analyst
11 192 (3.39%) Infrastructure Engineer
12 172 (3.04%) Support Engineer
13 164 (2.90%) Architect
14 151 (2.67%) Applications Support
15 143 (2.53%) IT Project Manager
16 138 (2.44%) Senior Manager
17 133 (2.35%) Delivery Manager
18 110 (1.94%) C# Developer
19 109 (1.93%) Administrator
20 104 (1.84%) Technical Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 347 (6.13%) .NET
2 180 (3.18%) Web Services
3 160 (2.83%) HTML
4 121 (2.14%) Middleware
5 107 (1.89%) CSS
5 107 (1.89%) REST
6 104 (1.84%) XML
7 102 (1.80%) SOAP
8 92 (1.63%) AngularJS
9 79 (1.40%) ASP.NET
10 68 (1.20%) RESTful
11 63 (1.11%) HTML5
12 49 (0.87%) Node.js
13 48 (0.85%) .NET Framework
14 43 (0.76%) Entity Framework
15 41 (0.72%) ASP.NET MVC
16 40 (0.71%) CSS3
17 37 (0.65%) FIX Protocol
17 37 (0.65%) JSON
18 36 (0.64%) ASP.NET Web API
Miscellaneous
1 781 (13.80%) Analytical Skills
2 401 (7.08%) Management Information System
3 381 (6.73%) Data Centre
4 311 (5.49%) Computer Science
5 203 (3.59%) Fintech
6 122 (2.16%) Fixed Income
7 114 (2.01%) User Experience
8 93 (1.64%) Clustering
9 90 (1.59%) CMDB
10 85 (1.50%) Equities
11 80 (1.41%) Enterprise Software
12 79 (1.40%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
13 62 (1.10%) Virtual Team
14 50 (0.88%) PMI
15 47 (0.83%) Replication
16 40 (0.71%) Robotics
16 40 (0.71%) Video Conferencing
17 39 (0.69%) Driving Licence
17 39 (0.69%) FMCG
18 33 (0.58%) Smart Meter
Operating Systems
1 953 (16.83%) Windows
2 554 (9.79%) Linux
3 444 (7.84%) Windows Server
4 279 (4.93%) Unix
5 188 (3.32%) Windows Server 2008
6 143 (2.53%) Windows Server 2012
7 134 (2.37%) Windows 7
8 103 (1.82%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 81 (1.43%) Android
10 70 (1.24%) Windows 10
11 58 (1.02%) Solaris
12 51 (0.90%) Apple iOS
12 51 (0.90%) Windows Server 2003
13 34 (0.60%) AIX
14 32 (0.57%) Windows 8
15 20 (0.35%) CentOS
16 17 (0.30%) Windows Mobile
17 13 (0.23%) Mac OS X
18 11 (0.19%) Windows XP
19 10 (0.18%) Oracle Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 1593 (28.14%) ITIL
2 1379 (24.36%) Project Management
3 1238 (21.87%) Agile Software Development
4 829 (14.64%) Stakeholder Management
5 643 (11.36%) Continuous Improvement
6 633 (11.18%) PRINCE2
7 601 (10.62%) Service Management
8 577 (10.19%) Business Analysis
9 555 (9.80%) Problem Management
10 531 (9.38%) Service Delivery
11 467 (8.25%) Incident Management
12 445 (7.86%) Release Management
13 436 (7.70%) SDLC
14 428 (7.56%) Asset Management
15 335 (5.92%) Information Security
16 331 (5.85%) Scrum
17 328 (5.79%) Process Improvement
18 316 (5.58%) DevOps
19 308 (5.44%) CRM
20 305 (5.39%) Risk Management
Programming Languages
1 747 (13.20%) SQL
2 346 (6.11%) Java
3 345 (6.09%) C#
4 254 (4.49%) PowerShell
5 244 (4.31%) JavaScript
6 187 (3.30%) Python
7 157 (2.77%) C
8 104 (1.84%) Bash Shell
9 85 (1.50%) C++
10 78 (1.38%) Perl
11 74 (1.31%) Shell Script
11 74 (1.31%) T-SQL
12 64 (1.13%) PL/SQL
13 60 (1.06%) VBScript
14 59 (1.04%) Ruby
15 53 (0.94%) VB
16 34 (0.60%) ABAP
17 30 (0.53%) VBA
18 27 (0.48%) PHP
19 22 (0.39%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 901 (15.92%) Degree
2 229 (4.05%) Cisco Certification
3 227 (4.01%) Security Cleared
4 205 (3.62%) ITIL Certification
5 152 (2.69%) CCNA
6 148 (2.61%) CISSP
7 144 (2.54%) Microsoft Certification
8 142 (2.51%) CCNP
9 126 (2.23%) SC Cleared
10 116 (2.05%) PMI Certification
11 112 (1.98%) DV Cleared
12 111 (1.96%) Computer Science Degree
13 108 (1.91%) PMP
14 107 (1.89%) CISM
15 93 (1.64%) ISEB
16 90 (1.59%) MCSE
17 75 (1.32%) PRINCE2 Certification
18 68 (1.20%) CCIE
19 66 (1.17%) MCSA
20 62 (1.10%) CISA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 496 (8.76%) QA
2 355 (6.27%) SLA
3 207 (3.66%) PMO
4 154 (2.72%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 78 (1.38%) GDPR
6 76 (1.34%) PCI DSS
7 53 (0.94%) COBIT
8 44 (0.78%) Data Quality
9 26 (0.46%) ISO/IEC 20000
10 25 (0.44%) ISO 9001
11 23 (0.41%) Sarbanes-Oxley
12 21 (0.37%) Cyber Essentials
12 21 (0.37%) MiFID
13 17 (0.30%) EMIR
14 15 (0.26%) Cyber Essentials PLUS
15 14 (0.25%) ISO 9000
15 14 (0.25%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
16 8 (0.14%) GxP
16 8 (0.14%) P3O
17 7 (0.12%) ISO 22301
System Software
1 490 (8.66%) Active Directory
2 290 (5.12%) VMware Infrastructure
3 148 (2.61%) Hyper-V
4 62 (1.10%) vSphere
5 59 (1.04%) VMware ESXi
6 58 (1.02%) XenApp
7 54 (0.95%) Docker
8 36 (0.64%) Virtual Servers
8 36 (0.64%) XenDesktop
9 32 (0.57%) Virtual Desktop
10 27 (0.48%) Microsoft App-V
11 26 (0.46%) ProxySG
12 18 (0.32%) Firmware
13 16 (0.28%) Terminal Services
13 16 (0.28%) Veritas Cluster Server
14 14 (0.25%) Oracle RAC
15 12 (0.21%) Virtual Machines
15 12 (0.21%) VMware Workstation
16 11 (0.19%) NFS
17 9 (0.16%) UAG
Systems Management
1 156 (2.76%) SCCM
2 109 (1.93%) SCOM
3 90 (1.59%) Ansible
4 83 (1.47%) Puppet
5 49 (0.87%) Opscode Chef
6 39 (0.69%) WSUS
7 38 (0.67%) Microsoft Clustering
8 36 (0.64%) Nagios
9 33 (0.58%) Tivoli
10 23 (0.41%) Tivoli Storage Manager
10 23 (0.41%) vCenter Server
11 22 (0.39%) Data Guard
12 17 (0.30%) Kubernetes
12 17 (0.30%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
13 16 (0.28%) Backup Exec
14 15 (0.26%) Cacti
14 15 (0.26%) HP Quality Center
14 15 (0.26%) Microsoft Intune
15 14 (0.25%) Norton AntiVirus
15 14 (0.25%) SCOrch
Vendors
1 1066 (18.83%) Microsoft
2 486 (8.59%) Cisco
3 472 (8.34%) SAP
4 404 (7.14%) VMware
5 397 (7.01%) Oracle
6 196 (3.46%) Citrix
7 191 (3.37%) HP
8 138 (2.44%) CheckPoint
9 137 (2.42%) Juniper
10 122 (2.16%) ServiceNow
11 113 (2.00%) Palo Alto
12 108 (1.91%) IBM
12 108 (1.91%) Red Hat
13 100 (1.77%) Salesforce.com
14 99 (1.75%) SolarWinds
15 91 (1.61%) F5
16 85 (1.50%) Cadence
17 69 (1.22%) Remedy
18 59 (1.04%) Symantec
19 57 (1.01%) NetApp