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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 25 May 2022 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Change Management
UK
6 months to
25 May 2022
Same period 2021 Same period 2020
Rank 125 155 136
Rank change year-on-year +30 -19 -23
Permanent jobs citing Change Management 4,949 2,099 2,301
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the UK 3.01% 2.28% 2.49%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 3.17% 2.44% 2.68%
Number of salaries quoted 3,077 1,511 1,746
10th Percentile £35,000 £32,500 £32,500
25th Percentile £42,500 £41,250 £40,813
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £55,000 £52,500 £55,000
Median % change year-on-year +4.76% -4.55% +4.76%
75th Percentile £70,000 £71,250 £70,000
90th Percentile £82,500 £85,000 £85,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £47,500
% change year-on-year +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 156,116 86,136 85,734
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 95.04% 93.41% 92.89%
Number of salaries quoted 81,833 64,007 68,913
10th Percentile £34,000 £32,500 £31,250
25th Percentile £44,750 £41,250 £40,250
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 £96,250 £90,000 £90,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £52,500 £48,500 £47,500
% change year-on-year +8.25% +2.11% +5.56%

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 25 May 2022.

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 25 May 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 +41 4,312 £55,000 +3.13% 367
UK excluding London +50 2,654 £50,000 +5.26% 262
London +24 1,856 £60,000 -11.11% 118
Work from Home +48 1,841 £60,000 +14.29% 92
South East +43 658 £55,000 +10.00% 75
Midlands +56 644 £47,500 +3.26% 55
North of England +37 596 £46,280 -7.44% 63
West Midlands +49 537 £47,500 -5.00% 44
North West +27 340 £47,500 -12.04% 26
East of England +10 287 £52,500 +16.67% 20
Yorkshire +46 236 £47,074 +1.45% 34
South West +50 229 £45,041 -1.55% 31
Scotland -10 193 £60,000 +33.33% 8
East Midlands -9 105 £47,501 +11.11% 11
Wales -7 54 £45,000 +20.00% 7
North East -30 20 £43,750 -18.98% 3
Northern Ireland -5 12 £43,000 +19.44% 2
Isle of Man - 1 £45,000 - 1

For the 6 months to 25 May 2022, 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 1,653 (33.40%) Social Skills
2 1,632 (32.98%) Agile
3 1,384 (27.97%) Project Management
4 1,382 (27.92%) Finance
5 1,125 (22.73%) ITIL
6 1,067 (21.56%) Microsoft
7 853 (17.24%) Problem-Solving
8 809 (16.35%) Degree
9 772 (15.60%) Stakeholder Management
10 746 (15.07%) Azure
11 721 (14.57%) Windows
12 675 (13.64%) Project Delivery
13 634 (12.81%) Analytical Skills
14 590 (11.92%) SQL
15 573 (11.58%) Active Directory
16 548 (11.07%) Risk Management
17 485 (9.80%) Incident Management
18 484 (9.78%) Continuous Improvement
19 473 (9.56%) Mentoring
20 470 (9.50%) Analytics
21 463 (9.36%) Service Delivery
22 456 (9.21%) Decision-Making
23 452 (9.13%) Microsoft 365
24 437 (8.83%) Service Management
25 432 (8.73%) Problem Management
26 427 (8.63%) DevOps
27 419 (8.47%) Coaching
28 403 (8.14%) Line Management
29 386 (7.80%) Management Information System
30 385 (7.78%) AWS

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
1 215 (4.34%) SharePoint
2 149 (3.01%) Confluence
3 88 (1.78%) MS Exchange
4 63 (1.27%) IIS
5 45 (0.91%) CMS
6 40 (0.81%) Elasticsearch
7 32 (0.65%) Apache
8 29 (0.59%) Skype for Business
9 26 (0.53%) WordPress
10 24 (0.48%) Tomcat
11 23 (0.46%) BizTalk Server
12 18 (0.36%) Oracle Workflow
13 16 (0.32%) Apache Spark
13 16 (0.32%) Appian
13 16 (0.32%) Exchange Server 2013
14 15 (0.30%) SAS
15 13 (0.26%) Drupal
16 8 (0.16%) OpenStack
17 5 (0.10%) Apache Airflow
18 4 (0.081%) ThingWorx
Applications
1 382 (7.72%) Microsoft Office
2 345 (6.97%) Microsoft Excel
3 207 (4.18%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 105 (2.12%) Microsoft Project
5 101 (2.04%) MS Visio
6 27 (0.55%) CATIA
7 16 (0.32%) Sketch
8 15 (0.30%) Adobe Creative Suite
9 13 (0.26%) InVision
10 12 (0.24%) Adobe XD
11 9 (0.18%) SPSS
12 8 (0.16%) Simulink
12 8 (0.16%) Stateflow
12 8 (0.16%) TargetLink
13 7 (0.14%) AutoCAD
13 7 (0.14%) Spreadsheet
14 6 (0.12%) Windchill
15 5 (0.10%) Chatbot
15 5 (0.10%) Open Workbench
16 4 (0.081%) OrCAD
Business Applications
1 66 (1.33%) Dynamics CRM
2 52 (1.05%) NetSuite
3 22 (0.44%) Teamcenter
4 20 (0.40%) SAP S/4HANA
5 18 (0.36%) Dynamics AX
6 17 (0.34%) Sentinel
7 14 (0.28%) Oracle EBS
8 11 (0.22%) ENOVIA
9 10 (0.20%) SAP CO
9 10 (0.20%) SAP FI
9 10 (0.20%) SAP FI/CO
10 9 (0.18%) Dynamics NAV
11 8 (0.16%) SAP MDG
12 7 (0.14%) SAP GTS
12 7 (0.14%) Unit4 Business World
13 6 (0.12%) SAP ERP
14 5 (0.10%) Exstream
14 5 (0.10%) Oracle ERP
14 5 (0.10%) SAP Oil and Gas
14 5 (0.10%) SAP Payroll
Cloud Services
1 746 (15.07%) Azure
2 452 (9.13%) Microsoft 365
3 385 (7.78%) AWS
4 233 (4.71%) SaaS
5 201 (4.06%) Power Platform
6 173 (3.50%) Azure Active Directory
7 137 (2.77%) PaaS
8 118 (2.38%) IaaS
9 103 (2.08%) GCP
10 101 (2.04%) GitHub
11 87 (1.76%) Dynamics 365
12 49 (0.99%) OneDrive
13 44 (0.89%) Azure Sentinel
14 42 (0.85%) PowerApps
15 36 (0.73%) Cloud Computing
16 34 (0.69%) Serverless
17 32 (0.65%) Salesforce Sales Cloud
18 30 (0.61%) Azure Monitor
19 29 (0.59%) Amazon S3
19 29 (0.59%) Salesforce Service Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 303 (6.12%) Firewall
2 225 (4.55%) WAN
3 208 (4.20%) LAN
4 204 (4.12%) DNS
5 161 (3.25%) Wireless
6 135 (2.73%) DHCP
7 118 (2.38%) VPN
8 111 (2.24%) Network Security
9 104 (2.10%) Internet
10 91 (1.84%) Wi-Fi
11 86 (1.74%) SAN
12 82 (1.66%) SD-WAN
12 82 (1.66%) TCP/IP
13 70 (1.41%) BGP
14 65 (1.31%) OSPF
15 62 (1.25%) MPLS
16 57 (1.15%) IPsec
17 49 (0.99%) HTTP
18 47 (0.95%) VoIP
19 45 (0.91%) NetScaler
Database & Business Intelligence
1 287 (5.80%) SQL Server
2 162 (3.27%) Power BI
3 123 (2.49%) Data Warehouse
4 107 (2.16%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 95 (1.92%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 77 (1.56%) PostgreSQL
7 67 (1.35%) Tableau
8 56 (1.13%) Big Data
9 55 (1.11%) Relational Database
10 46 (0.93%) MySQL
11 40 (0.81%) SQL Server Analysis Services
12 36 (0.73%) NoSQL
13 34 (0.69%) Metadata
14 33 (0.67%) Redis
15 30 (0.61%) Oracle Reports
16 29 (0.59%) QlikView
17 26 (0.53%) MongoDB
18 25 (0.51%) Amazon RDS
19 24 (0.48%) Data Lake
20 23 (0.46%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 261 (5.27%) JIRA
2 131 (2.65%) Git (software)
3 88 (1.78%) Jenkins
4 48 (0.97%) Selenium
5 43 (0.87%) Visual Studio
6 41 (0.83%) Bitbucket
7 26 (0.53%) Team Foundation Server
8 25 (0.51%) GitLab
9 24 (0.48%) Subversion
10 23 (0.46%) Cypress.io
10 23 (0.46%) webpack
11 21 (0.42%) Atlassian Bamboo
12 15 (0.30%) git-flow
12 15 (0.30%) SonarQube
13 13 (0.26%) Gerrit
13 13 (0.26%) Sonatype Nexus
13 13 (0.26%) TeamCity
14 11 (0.22%) Chocolatey
14 11 (0.22%) CircleCI
14 11 (0.22%) Rational DOORS
General
1 1,653 (33.40%) Social Skills
2 1,382 (27.92%) Finance
3 634 (12.81%) Analytical Skills
4 339 (6.85%) Influencing Skills
5 325 (6.57%) Banking
6 321 (6.49%) Legal
7 276 (5.58%) Public Sector
8 275 (5.56%) Inclusion and Diversity
9 235 (4.75%) Automotive
9 235 (4.75%) Marketing
10 233 (4.71%) Retail
11 221 (4.47%) Organisational Skills
12 193 (3.90%) Manufacturing
13 190 (3.84%) Law
14 189 (3.82%) Presentation Skills
15 151 (3.05%) Telecoms
16 128 (2.59%) Pharmaceutical
17 121 (2.44%) Aviation
18 94 (1.90%) Electronics
19 76 (1.54%) Aerospace
Job Titles
1 883 (17.84%) Analyst
2 732 (14.79%) Project Manager
3 373 (7.54%) IT Manager
4 330 (6.67%) Senior Manager
5 255 (5.15%) Business Analyst
6 250 (5.05%) Senior Project Manager
7 193 (3.90%) IT Project Manager
8 190 (3.84%) Developer
9 189 (3.82%) Infrastructure Engineer
10 161 (3.25%) Senior Analyst
11 160 (3.23%) Support Analyst
12 159 (3.21%) Consultant
13 155 (3.13%) IT Analyst
14 147 (2.97%) Programme Manager
14 147 (2.97%) Software Engineer
15 129 (2.61%) Change Manager
16 127 (2.57%) Network Engineer
17 126 (2.55%) Service Manager
18 123 (2.49%) Systems Engineer
19 118 (2.38%) Service Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 151 (3.05%) .NET
2 118 (2.38%) HTML
3 85 (1.72%) XML
4 72 (1.45%) EDI
4 72 (1.45%) React
5 66 (1.33%) REST
6 64 (1.29%) LDAP
7 59 (1.19%) Web Services
8 58 (1.17%) CSS
9 45 (0.91%) Sass
10 43 (0.87%) Ruby on Rails
11 42 (0.85%) Node.js
12 37 (0.75%) JSON
13 35 (0.71%) Velocity
14 33 (0.67%) CSS3
14 33 (0.67%) Lightning Web Components
15 30 (0.61%) Kafka
15 30 (0.61%) OLE
15 30 (0.61%) SOAP
16 26 (0.53%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 386 (7.80%) Management Information System
2 187 (3.78%) Self-Motivation
3 171 (3.46%) User Experience
4 158 (3.19%) Data Centre
5 116 (2.34%) Virtual Team
6 89 (1.80%) NHS
7 73 (1.48%) Replication
8 71 (1.43%) Cloud Native
9 70 (1.41%) Public Cloud
10 61 (1.23%) PMI
11 60 (1.21%) Enterprise Software
12 55 (1.11%) Analytical Mindset
12 55 (1.11%) Driving Licence
13 47 (0.95%) Hybrid Cloud
13 47 (0.95%) IoT
14 42 (0.85%) Clustering
14 42 (0.85%) Life Science
15 41 (0.83%) CMDB
16 40 (0.81%) Blockchain
17 38 (0.77%) Algorithms
Operating Systems
1 721 (14.57%) Windows
2 362 (7.31%) Windows Server
3 335 (6.77%) Linux
4 186 (3.76%) Windows 10
5 143 (2.89%) Windows Server 2012
6 110 (2.22%) Windows Server 2016
7 106 (2.14%) Unix
8 67 (1.35%) Windows Server 2008
9 63 (1.27%) Windows Server 2019
10 50 (1.01%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
11 35 (0.71%) Android
12 28 (0.57%) CentOS
13 26 (0.53%) Apple iOS
13 26 (0.53%) Solaris
14 19 (0.38%) Ubuntu
15 15 (0.30%) SUSE
16 14 (0.28%) Windows 7
17 13 (0.26%) Mac OS
18 12 (0.24%) ThreadX
19 11 (0.22%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 1,632 (32.98%) Agile
2 1,384 (27.97%) Project Management
3 1,125 (22.73%) ITIL
4 853 (17.24%) Problem-Solving
5 772 (15.60%) Stakeholder Management
6 675 (13.64%) Project Delivery
7 548 (11.07%) Risk Management
8 485 (9.80%) Incident Management
9 484 (9.78%) Continuous Improvement
10 473 (9.56%) Mentoring
11 470 (9.50%) Analytics
12 463 (9.36%) Service Delivery
13 456 (9.21%) Decision-Making
14 437 (8.83%) Service Management
15 432 (8.73%) Problem Management
16 427 (8.63%) DevOps
17 419 (8.47%) Coaching
18 403 (8.14%) Line Management
19 374 (7.56%) Scrum
20 364 (7.36%) Business Intelligence
Programming Languages
1 590 (11.92%) SQL
2 317 (6.41%) Python
3 241 (4.87%) PowerShell
4 185 (3.74%) JavaScript
5 156 (3.15%) Java
6 143 (2.89%) C
7 119 (2.40%) C#
8 91 (1.84%) T-SQL
9 77 (1.56%) C++
10 73 (1.48%) Bash
11 61 (1.23%) PL/SQL
12 50 (1.01%) R
13 48 (0.97%) Ruby
14 46 (0.93%) Perl
15 43 (0.87%) MATLAB
16 41 (0.83%) VBA
17 38 (0.77%) Groovy
18 35 (0.71%) PHP
19 34 (0.69%) Apex Code
20 32 (0.65%) Go
Qualifications
1 809 (16.35%) Degree
2 362 (7.31%) Security Cleared
3 256 (5.17%) SC Cleared
4 157 (3.17%) Cisco Certification
5 150 (3.03%) ITIL Certification
6 120 (2.42%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
7 115 (2.32%) PMI Certification
8 99 (2.00%) CCNA
9 97 (1.96%) CCNP
10 91 (1.84%) Microsoft Certification
11 73 (1.48%) PMP
12 58 (1.17%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
13 52 (1.05%) Master's Degree
14 41 (0.83%) DV Cleared
15 33 (0.67%) CISSP
16 30 (0.61%) CIPD
17 29 (0.59%) Computer Science Degree
18 28 (0.57%) APMG
19 27 (0.55%) CISA
20 24 (0.48%) CISM
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 274 (5.54%) SLA
2 259 (5.23%) QA
3 170 (3.44%) PMO
4 135 (2.73%) GDPR
5 101 (2.04%) ISO/IEC 27001
6 96 (1.94%) Data Quality
7 45 (0.91%) GxP
8 35 (0.71%) Sarbanes-Oxley
9 32 (0.65%) PCI DSS
10 27 (0.55%) ISO 9001
11 26 (0.53%) GRC
12 25 (0.51%) Accessibility
12 25 (0.51%) NCSC
13 24 (0.48%) NIST
14 23 (0.46%) Cyber Essentials
15 18 (0.36%) SEPA
16 17 (0.34%) ISO 20022
17 14 (0.28%) P3O
18 13 (0.26%) HIPAA
19 11 (0.22%) MISRA
System Software
1 573 (11.58%) Active Directory
2 244 (4.93%) VMware Infrastructure
3 116 (2.34%) Docker
4 99 (2.00%) XenApp
5 71 (1.43%) Hyper-V
5 71 (1.43%) VMware ESXi
6 53 (1.07%) vSphere
7 36 (0.73%) XenDesktop
8 34 (0.69%) Virtual Desktop
9 23 (0.46%) Terminal Services
10 22 (0.44%) Virtual Servers
11 20 (0.40%) Firmware
11 20 (0.40%) Virtual Machines
12 15 (0.30%) NFS
13 13 (0.26%) Citrix Hypervisor
14 9 (0.18%) BitLocker
14 9 (0.18%) iptables
14 9 (0.18%) VMware NSX
15 7 (0.14%) Microsoft Virtual Server
16 5 (0.10%) Slurm Workload Manager
Systems Management
1 178 (3.60%) Kubernetes
2 173 (3.50%) Terraform
3 157 (3.17%) SCCM
4 127 (2.57%) Ansible
5 100 (2.02%) Microsoft Intune
6 54 (1.09%) SCOM
7 38 (0.77%) Puppet
8 37 (0.75%) FortiGate
9 34 (0.69%) Prometheus
9 34 (0.69%) ZABBIX
10 30 (0.61%) WSUS
11 28 (0.57%) Active Directory Federation Services
12 25 (0.51%) Cisco CUCM
12 25 (0.51%) SCSM
12 25 (0.51%) vCenter Server
13 22 (0.44%) SCVMM
14 20 (0.40%) Nagios
15 19 (0.38%) Failover Clustering
15 19 (0.38%) Kibana
16 17 (0.34%) Grafana
Vendors
1 1,067 (21.56%) Microsoft
2 324 (6.55%) VMware
3 304 (6.14%) Cisco
4 251 (5.07%) Oracle
5 232 (4.69%) Citrix
6 179 (3.62%) SAP
7 146 (2.95%) ServiceNow
8 130 (2.63%) Salesforce.com
9 105 (2.12%) CheckPoint
10 83 (1.68%) Red Hat
11 76 (1.54%) Google
12 71 (1.43%) Palo Alto
13 70 (1.41%) Veeam
14 69 (1.39%) SolarWinds
15 63 (1.27%) Fortinet
16 58 (1.17%) F5
16 58 (1.17%) HP
17 56 (1.13%) Meraki
18 52 (1.05%) Atlassian
19 48 (0.97%) LexisNexis