Period
to 19 August 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 19 August 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Change Management
UK
6 months to
19 Aug 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 100 99 80
Rank change year-on-year -1 -19 +20
Permanent jobs citing Change Management 5438 5767 7274
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 3.07% 2.92% 3.35%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 3.42% 3.28% 3.80%
Number of salaries quoted 4048 4392 5312
UK median annual salary £52,000 £50,000 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +4.00% - +2.04%
10th Percentile £31,425 £31,250 £31,000
90th Percentile £82,500 £77,500 £76,250
UK excluding London median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000

Change Management is in the process and methodology skills category. The next table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all permanent job vacancies with a requirement for process and methodology skills.

Process & Methodology Skills
UK
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for process and methodology skills 159042 175633 191561
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the UK 89.89% 89.06% 88.13%
Number of salaries quoted 126409 146488 156350
UK median annual salary £50,000 £49,000 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +2.04% +3.16% +5.56%
10th Percentile £28,723 £27,625 £27,500
90th Percentile £80,000 £77,500 £76,250
UK excluding London median annual salary £42,500 £42,500 £42,500

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 19 August 2017.

Salary histogram for Change Management in the UK

Change Management
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 Management within the UK over the 6 months to 19 August 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 5045 £52,500 +5.00% 286
UK excluding London -12 2738 £45,000 - 198
London +6 2511 £60,000 +4.35% 105
South East 0 684 £47,500 - 51
North of England -44 605 £42,500 -5.56% 49
Midlands -5 552 £45,000 - 40
East of England -4 426 £50,000 +11.11% 24
West Midlands 0 390 £42,500 -5.56% 36
North West -59 316 £44,500 -11.00% 24
Yorkshire +8 265 £42,500 - 20
South West 0 253 £42,500 - 15
East Midlands +6 156 £45,000 - 4
Scotland -15 141 £57,500 +21.05% 18
Wales +26 63 £40,000 +6.67% 2
North East +1 24 £36,700 -11.57% 5
Northern Ireland -11 15 £30,000 -41.46%
Isle of Man - 3 - -
Channel Islands - 1 - -

For the 6 months to 19 August 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 1953 (35.91%) Finance
2 1524 (28.03%) ITIL
3 1247 (22.93%) Project Management
4 1133 (20.83%) Agile Software Development
5 977 (17.97%) Microsoft
6 919 (16.90%) Banking
7 899 (16.53%) Windows
8 870 (16.00%) Degree
9 795 (14.62%) Analytical Skills
10 780 (14.34%) SQL
11 747 (13.74%) Stakeholder Management
12 685 (12.60%) PRINCE2
13 575 (10.57%) Linux
14 566 (10.41%) Business Analysis
15 547 (10.06%) Service Management
16 493 (9.07%) Continuous Improvement
17 481 (8.85%) Problem Management
18 473 (8.70%) Service Delivery
19 468 (8.61%) SQL Server
20 445 (8.18%) Cisco
21 438 (8.05%) Retail
22 436 (8.02%) Incident Management
23 426 (7.83%) SDLC
24 422 (7.76%) Active Directory
25 415 (7.63%) QA
26 413 (7.59%) Windows Server
27 404 (7.43%) Management Information System
28 402 (7.39%) Firewall
28 402 (7.39%) SAP
29 397 (7.30%) 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
1 218 (4.01%) MS Exchange
2 206 (3.79%) SharePoint
3 128 (2.35%) IIS
4 80 (1.47%) Exchange Server 2010
5 66 (1.21%) Apache
6 49 (0.90%) CMS
7 48 (0.88%) Exchange Server 2013
8 39 (0.72%) Confluence
9 37 (0.68%) Tomcat
10 33 (0.61%) WebSphere
11 32 (0.59%) Oracle Workflow
12 30 (0.55%) SAS
13 26 (0.48%) SharePoint 2013
14 25 (0.46%) Elasticsearch
14 25 (0.46%) Skype for Business
15 21 (0.39%) WebLogic
16 20 (0.37%) Exchange Server 2007
16 20 (0.37%) SharePoint 2010
17 17 (0.31%) NetWeaver
18 15 (0.28%) JBoss
Applications
1 377 (6.93%) Microsoft Office
2 268 (4.93%) Microsoft Excel
3 189 (3.48%) MS Visio
4 151 (2.78%) Microsoft Project
5 137 (2.52%) Microsoft PowerPoint
6 16 (0.29%) Spreadsheet
7 4 (0.074%) Open Workbench
7 4 (0.074%) Photoshop
7 4 (0.074%) Revit
8 3 (0.055%) Adobe Captivate
8 3 (0.055%) Adobe Creative Suite
8 3 (0.055%) Adobe Illustrator
8 3 (0.055%) Adobe Premiere
8 3 (0.055%) InDesign
8 3 (0.055%) Siemens NX
9 2 (0.037%) LaTeX
10 1 (0.018%) Fireworks
10 1 (0.018%) HipChat
10 1 (0.018%) InfoPath
10 1 (0.018%) Simulink
Business Applications
1 112 (2.06%) Dynamics CRM
2 55 (1.01%) Oracle EBS
3 41 (0.75%) SAP HCM
4 40 (0.74%) SAP FI
5 37 (0.68%) SAP CO
5 37 (0.68%) SAP FI/CO
6 35 (0.64%) SAP MM
7 34 (0.63%) Oracle EBS R12
7 34 (0.63%) SAP BPC
8 33 (0.61%) Remedy ITSM
8 33 (0.61%) SAP ERP
9 26 (0.48%) SAP VC
10 23 (0.42%) assyst
10 23 (0.42%) Oracle ERP
11 19 (0.35%) Dynamics AX
11 19 (0.35%) Dynamics NAV
11 19 (0.35%) Salesforce.com CRM
11 19 (0.35%) SAP PLM
12 13 (0.24%) Oracle Payables
12 13 (0.24%) Oracle Receivables
Cloud Services
1 213 (3.92%) Microsoft Azure
2 173 (3.18%) Office 365
3 166 (3.05%) Amazon AWS
4 120 (2.21%) SaaS
5 75 (1.38%) SuccessFactors
6 53 (0.97%) IaaS
7 43 (0.79%) PaaS
8 21 (0.39%) Cloud Computing
9 18 (0.33%) Virtual Private Cloud
10 17 (0.31%) iPaaS
11 14 (0.26%) Taleo
12 13 (0.24%) Azure Active Directory
12 13 (0.24%) Firebase
13 10 (0.18%) Force.com
14 9 (0.17%) Dynamics 365
15 8 (0.15%) Amazon EC2
15 8 (0.15%) Silverpop
16 7 (0.13%) Yammer
17 5 (0.092%) Google Cloud Platform
18 4 (0.074%) Boomi
Communications & Networking
1 402 (7.39%) Firewall
2 318 (5.85%) WAN
3 271 (4.98%) LAN
4 247 (4.54%) DNS
5 182 (3.35%) TCP/IP
6 164 (3.02%) DHCP
6 164 (3.02%) VPN
7 150 (2.76%) SAN
8 132 (2.43%) Network Security
9 126 (2.32%) MPLS
10 124 (2.28%) Internet
11 109 (2.00%) BGP
12 98 (1.80%) Wireless
13 97 (1.78%) VLAN
14 96 (1.77%) VoIP
15 92 (1.69%) Cisco ASA
16 81 (1.49%) OSPF
17 80 (1.47%) Wi-Fi
18 69 (1.27%) IPsec
19 49 (0.90%) Cisco Nexus
Database & Business Intelligence
1 468 (8.61%) SQL Server
2 150 (2.76%) Blockchain
3 125 (2.30%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 117 (2.15%) MySQL
5 109 (2.00%) Relational Database
6 102 (1.88%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 92 (1.69%) SQL Server 2008
8 90 (1.66%) Data Warehouse
9 84 (1.54%) Oracle Database
10 69 (1.27%) RDBMS
11 58 (1.07%) NoSQL
12 56 (1.03%) BusinessObjects
13 55 (1.01%) SQL Server 2012
14 48 (0.88%) QlikView
15 46 (0.85%) SQL Server Analysis Services
16 44 (0.81%) Big Data
17 36 (0.66%) SQL Server 2005
18 32 (0.59%) SAP BW
19 25 (0.46%) Apache Cassandra
20 23 (0.42%) MongoDB
Development Applications
1 112 (2.06%) JIRA
2 81 (1.49%) Git (software)
3 55 (1.01%) Jenkins
4 44 (0.81%) Team Foundation Server
5 41 (0.75%) Subversion
6 38 (0.70%) Visual Studio
7 36 (0.66%) Octopus Deploy
8 26 (0.48%) Selenium
9 25 (0.46%) TeamCity
10 24 (0.44%) Maven
11 20 (0.37%) gulp
12 19 (0.35%) Oracle APEX
13 17 (0.31%) Karma Test Runner
14 16 (0.29%) Atlassian Bamboo
14 16 (0.29%) MSI
15 15 (0.28%) HP UFT
16 14 (0.26%) Bower
16 14 (0.26%) GoCD
16 14 (0.26%) Oracle Forms
17 13 (0.24%) PostCSS
General
1 1953 (35.91%) Finance
2 919 (16.90%) Banking
3 438 (8.05%) Retail
4 219 (4.03%) Financial Institution
5 198 (3.64%) Investment Banking
6 183 (3.37%) Manufacturing
7 182 (3.35%) Legal
8 167 (3.07%) Telecoms
9 162 (2.98%) Marketing
10 119 (2.19%) Retail Banking
11 113 (2.08%) Law
12 105 (1.93%) Back Office
13 77 (1.42%) Front Office
14 60 (1.10%) Advertising
15 58 (1.07%) Electronics
16 33 (0.61%) Publishing
17 29 (0.53%) Billing
18 25 (0.46%) French Language
19 24 (0.44%) Private Banking
20 23 (0.42%) Corporate Banking
Job Titles
1 1161 (21.35%) Analyst
2 537 (9.87%) Project Manager
3 448 (8.24%) Business Analyst
4 425 (7.82%) Consultant
5 383 (7.04%) Developer
6 350 (6.44%) IT Manager
7 261 (4.80%) Change Manager
8 235 (4.32%) Service Manager
9 230 (4.23%) Network Engineer
10 200 (3.68%) Support Analyst
11 193 (3.55%) Architect
12 164 (3.02%) Support Engineer
13 157 (2.89%) Infrastructure Engineer
14 155 (2.85%) IT Project Manager
15 154 (2.83%) Senior Manager
16 144 (2.65%) Applications Support
17 124 (2.28%) C# Developer
18 121 (2.23%) Delivery Manager
19 116 (2.13%) Senior Analyst
20 109 (2.00%) .NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 342 (6.29%) .NET
2 184 (3.38%) HTML
3 130 (2.39%) CSS
4 121 (2.23%) Web Services
5 97 (1.78%) XML
6 93 (1.71%) Middleware
7 81 (1.49%) SOAP
8 80 (1.47%) AngularJS
8 80 (1.47%) REST
9 77 (1.42%) HTML5
10 73 (1.34%) ASP.NET
11 63 (1.16%) RESTful
12 48 (0.88%) CSS3
13 46 (0.85%) Node.js
14 39 (0.72%) Entity Framework
15 38 (0.70%) .NET Framework
16 36 (0.66%) J2EE
17 32 (0.59%) 802.1X
17 32 (0.59%) FIX Protocol
18 31 (0.57%) React
Miscellaneous
1 795 (14.62%) Analytical Skills
2 404 (7.43%) Management Information System
3 341 (6.27%) Data Centre
4 280 (5.15%) Computer Science
5 211 (3.88%) Fintech
6 117 (2.15%) Fixed Income
7 96 (1.77%) Clustering
8 90 (1.66%) Equities
9 80 (1.47%) CMDB
10 76 (1.40%) User Experience
11 70 (1.29%) Replication
12 66 (1.21%) Virtual Team
13 63 (1.16%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
14 58 (1.07%) Enterprise Software
15 43 (0.79%) PMI
16 40 (0.74%) Derivative
17 37 (0.68%) Video Conferencing
18 35 (0.64%) Smart Meter
19 34 (0.63%) FMCG
20 33 (0.61%) NHS
Operating Systems
1 899 (16.53%) Windows
2 575 (10.57%) Linux
3 413 (7.59%) Windows Server
4 361 (6.64%) Unix
5 159 (2.92%) Windows Server 2008
6 128 (2.35%) Windows 7
7 114 (2.10%) Windows Server 2012
8 104 (1.91%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 85 (1.56%) Android
10 61 (1.12%) Solaris
11 58 (1.07%) Windows 10
11 58 (1.07%) Windows Server 2003
12 54 (0.99%) Apple iOS
13 49 (0.90%) AIX
14 41 (0.75%) CentOS
15 28 (0.51%) Windows 8
16 16 (0.29%) Windows XP
17 15 (0.28%) Windows Mobile
18 10 (0.18%) Windows Phone
19 9 (0.17%) Oracle Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 1524 (28.03%) ITIL
2 1247 (22.93%) Project Management
3 1133 (20.83%) Agile Software Development
4 747 (13.74%) Stakeholder Management
5 685 (12.60%) PRINCE2
6 566 (10.41%) Business Analysis
7 547 (10.06%) Service Management
8 493 (9.07%) Continuous Improvement
9 481 (8.85%) Problem Management
10 473 (8.70%) Service Delivery
11 436 (8.02%) Incident Management
12 426 (7.83%) SDLC
13 395 (7.26%) Asset Management
14 338 (6.22%) CRM
15 336 (6.18%) Release Management
16 335 (6.16%) Scrum
17 319 (5.87%) Configuration Management
18 314 (5.77%) Risk Management
19 303 (5.57%) Information Security
20 290 (5.33%) ERP
Programming Languages
1 780 (14.34%) SQL
2 353 (6.49%) Java
3 340 (6.25%) C#
4 230 (4.23%) PowerShell
5 212 (3.90%) JavaScript
6 190 (3.49%) Python
7 155 (2.85%) C
8 123 (2.26%) Bash Shell
9 91 (1.67%) PL/SQL
10 90 (1.66%) C++
11 72 (1.32%) Perl
12 68 (1.25%) Ruby
13 67 (1.23%) T-SQL
14 66 (1.21%) VBScript
15 65 (1.20%) VB
16 61 (1.12%) Shell Script
17 44 (0.81%) VBA
18 33 (0.61%) ABAP
19 32 (0.59%) VB.NET
20 28 (0.51%) VB6
Qualifications
1 870 (16.00%) Degree
2 227 (4.17%) Cisco Certification
3 222 (4.08%) ITIL Certification
4 180 (3.31%) Security Cleared
5 137 (2.52%) CCNA
6 132 (2.43%) CCNP
6 132 (2.43%) Microsoft Certification
7 127 (2.34%) CISSP
8 118 (2.17%) PMI Certification
9 116 (2.13%) Computer Science Degree
10 104 (1.91%) PMP
11 101 (1.86%) ISEB
12 96 (1.77%) SC Cleared
13 84 (1.54%) CISM
14 81 (1.49%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
15 77 (1.42%) MCSE
16 72 (1.32%) DV Cleared
17 63 (1.16%) PRINCE2 Certification
18 55 (1.01%) MCSA
18 55 (1.01%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 415 (7.63%) QA
2 348 (6.40%) SLA
3 201 (3.70%) PMO
4 96 (1.77%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 64 (1.18%) PCI DSS
6 51 (0.94%) Data Quality
7 32 (0.59%) COBIT
8 31 (0.57%) ISO/IEC 20000
9 28 (0.51%) GDPR
9 28 (0.51%) Sarbanes-Oxley
10 20 (0.37%) ISO 9001
11 19 (0.35%) MiFID
12 15 (0.28%) EMIR
13 14 (0.26%) Cyber Essentials
13 14 (0.26%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
14 12 (0.22%) Cyber Essentials PLUS
15 10 (0.18%) ISO 22301
16 9 (0.17%) P3O
17 8 (0.15%) ISO/IEC 15288
18 7 (0.13%) PMBOK
System Software
1 422 (7.76%) Active Directory
2 285 (5.24%) VMware Infrastructure
3 122 (2.24%) Hyper-V
4 72 (1.32%) vSphere
5 47 (0.86%) XenApp
6 45 (0.83%) VMware ESXi
7 44 (0.81%) ProxySG
8 35 (0.64%) Virtual Servers
9 34 (0.63%) Docker
10 21 (0.39%) XenDesktop
11 20 (0.37%) Veritas Cluster Server
12 19 (0.35%) Terminal Services
13 17 (0.31%) KVM
13 17 (0.31%) NFS
13 17 (0.31%) Oracle RAC
13 17 (0.31%) Virtual Machines
14 16 (0.29%) VMware Workstation
15 13 (0.24%) XenServer
16 12 (0.22%) Microsoft App-V
17 11 (0.20%) Snort
Systems Management
1 149 (2.74%) SCCM
2 115 (2.11%) Puppet
3 104 (1.91%) SCOM
4 103 (1.89%) Ansible
5 91 (1.67%) Opscode Chef
6 41 (0.75%) Microsoft Clustering
7 39 (0.72%) Nagios
8 38 (0.70%) Tivoli
9 28 (0.51%) Backup Exec
9 28 (0.51%) WSUS
10 23 (0.42%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
11 18 (0.33%) FortiGate
11 18 (0.33%) NetBackup
11 18 (0.33%) vCenter Server
12 17 (0.31%) Microsoft Intune
13 16 (0.29%) Data Guard
13 16 (0.29%) Tivoli Storage Manager
14 15 (0.28%) Cacti
14 15 (0.28%) Failover Clustering
15 14 (0.26%) WMI
Vendors
1 977 (17.97%) Microsoft
2 445 (8.18%) Cisco
3 402 (7.39%) SAP
4 397 (7.30%) Oracle
5 383 (7.04%) VMware
6 180 (3.31%) Citrix
7 170 (3.13%) HP
8 167 (3.07%) CheckPoint
9 145 (2.67%) Juniper
10 124 (2.28%) Palo Alto
11 109 (2.00%) Red Hat
12 104 (1.91%) IBM
13 87 (1.60%) SolarWinds
14 86 (1.58%) Remedy
15 83 (1.53%) F5
15 83 (1.53%) ServiceNow
16 79 (1.45%) Salesforce.com
17 70 (1.29%) Blue Coat
18 64 (1.18%) Cadence
19 63 (1.16%) Cognizant