Period
to 14 November 2019

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 14 November 2019 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Change Management
UK
6 months to
14 Nov 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 106 120 104
Rank change year-on-year +14 -16 +7
Permanent jobs citing Change Management 4,046 4,520 5,653
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 2.95% 2.76% 3.13%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 3.21% 3.01% 3.39%
Number of salaries quoted 3,048 3,249 4,261
UK median annual salary £54,500 £53,050 £52,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +2.73% +1.05% +3.96%
10th Percentile £31,250 £32,000 £32,470
90th Percentile £81,250 £82,100 £85,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £47,500
% change year-on-year +5.26% - +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 126,225 150,194 166,677
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 92.06% 91.82% 92.21%
Number of salaries quoted 99,734 119,570 131,835
UK median annual salary £52,500 £50,000 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.00% - +4.17%
10th Percentile £30,000 £29,000 £28,000
90th Percentile £86,250 £85,000 £80,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year - +5.88% -

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 14 November 2019.

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 14 November 2019. 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 +15 3,828 £54,860 -0.26% 466
UK excluding London +18 2,358 £50,000 +5.26% 363
London +12 1,580 £60,000 - 129
North of England +64 702 £45,000 -5.26% 88
South East -9 664 £55,000 +4.76% 84
Midlands +23 475 £47,500 +5.56% 102
North West +28 381 £45,000 -10.00% 42
West Midlands +30 353 £45,500 -4.21% 68
Yorkshire +75 278 £50,000 +12.99% 35
South West +27 211 £50,000 +11.11% 35
East of England -9 179 £50,000 -2.44% 29
East Midlands -10 123 £50,000 +17.65% 33
Scotland -11 80 £48,000 +12.94% 21
Wales -11 50 £37,250 -12.35% 4
North East +29 42 £35,000 -12.50% 11
Channel Islands +12 3 £75,000 -
Northern Ireland -10 3 - - 1

For the 6 months to 14 November 2019, 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 1,250 (30.89%) Finance
2 1,144 (28.27%) ITIL
3 1,097 (27.11%) Agile Software Development
4 973 (24.05%) Microsoft
5 930 (22.99%) Project Management
6 689 (17.03%) Windows
7 684 (16.91%) Problem-Solving
8 597 (14.76%) Analytical Skills
9 568 (14.04%) SQL
10 543 (13.42%) Stakeholder Management
11 534 (13.20%) Degree
12 521 (12.88%) Service Management
13 514 (12.70%) Continuous Improvement
14 488 (12.06%) Active Directory
15 418 (10.33%) Service Delivery
16 413 (10.21%) Azure
17 407 (10.06%) PRINCE2
18 405 (10.01%) Project Delivery
19 388 (9.59%) Office 365
20 384 (9.49%) Management Information System
21 381 (9.42%) Business Analysis
22 376 (9.29%) Incident Management
23 360 (8.90%) Microsoft Office
24 337 (8.33%) SQL Server
25 326 (8.06%) VMware
26 324 (8.01%) Cisco
27 319 (7.88%) Windows Server
28 316 (7.81%) Linux
29 315 (7.79%) Analytics
30 311 (7.69%) Problem Management

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
1 185 (4.57%) SharePoint
2 127 (3.14%) MS Exchange
3 101 (2.50%) Skype for Business
4 78 (1.93%) Confluence
5 76 (1.88%) IIS
6 48 (1.19%) Exchange Server 2013
7 40 (0.99%) CMS
8 30 (0.74%) IBM Notes
9 25 (0.62%) Apache
10 19 (0.47%) Exchange Server 2010
11 18 (0.44%) IBM Domino
12 16 (0.40%) Exchange Server 2007
13 15 (0.37%) Elasticsearch
14 12 (0.30%) WebLogic
15 9 (0.22%) SharePoint 2013
16 8 (0.20%) Apache Spark
16 8 (0.20%) EPiServer
16 8 (0.20%) WebSphere
17 7 (0.17%) BizTalk Server
17 7 (0.17%) CICS
Applications
1 360 (8.90%) Microsoft Office
2 163 (4.03%) Microsoft Excel
3 105 (2.60%) MS Visio
4 104 (2.57%) Microsoft PowerPoint
5 102 (2.52%) Microsoft Project
6 12 (0.30%) Acrobat
7 11 (0.27%) Open Workbench
8 10 (0.25%) Spreadsheet
9 3 (0.074%) AutoCAD
9 3 (0.074%) InfoPath
10 2 (0.049%) Siemens NX
10 2 (0.049%) SketchUp
11 1 (0.025%) PTC Creo
Business Applications
1 80 (1.98%) Dynamics CRM
2 24 (0.59%) SAP S/4HANA
3 23 (0.57%) Dynamics AX
4 20 (0.49%) Remedy ITSM
5 19 (0.47%) Oracle EBS
5 19 (0.47%) SAP ERP
6 17 (0.42%) SAP BPC
7 16 (0.40%) NetSuite
8 14 (0.35%) Dynamics NAV
9 12 (0.30%) Salesforce.com CRM
9 12 (0.30%) SAP CO
9 12 (0.30%) SAP FI
9 12 (0.30%) SAP FI/CO
10 11 (0.27%) Oracle Financials
11 10 (0.25%) Oracle Applications
11 10 (0.25%) Oracle Receivables
12 9 (0.22%) Dynamics GP
12 9 (0.22%) Oracle General Ledger
12 9 (0.22%) Oracle Payables
12 9 (0.22%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
Cloud Services
1 413 (10.21%) Azure
2 388 (9.59%) Office 365
3 282 (6.97%) AWS
4 159 (3.93%) SaaS
5 131 (3.24%) Power Platform
6 75 (1.85%) Azure Active Directory
7 55 (1.36%) Cloud Computing
8 49 (1.21%) Dynamics 365
8 49 (1.21%) IaaS
9 42 (1.04%) PaaS
10 35 (0.87%) GCP
11 29 (0.72%) Amazon EC2
12 28 (0.69%) PowerApps
13 27 (0.67%) Serverless
14 24 (0.59%) Amazon S3
15 23 (0.57%) AWS CloudFormation
16 20 (0.49%) SuccessFactors
17 19 (0.47%) AWS Lambda
18 16 (0.40%) OneDrive
19 14 (0.35%) Azure Data Factory
Communications & Networking
1 293 (7.24%) WAN
2 275 (6.80%) LAN
3 267 (6.60%) Firewall
4 264 (6.52%) DNS
5 226 (5.59%) DHCP
6 176 (4.35%) Network Security
7 155 (3.83%) TCP/IP
8 154 (3.81%) VPN
9 146 (3.61%) Wireless
10 132 (3.26%) Internet
11 117 (2.89%) VoIP
12 106 (2.62%) Skype
13 102 (2.52%) SAN
14 70 (1.73%) MPLS
15 48 (1.19%) Remote Desktop
16 47 (1.16%) VLAN
17 46 (1.14%) SSL
18 45 (1.11%) Wi-Fi
19 35 (0.87%) Unified Communications
20 34 (0.84%) NAS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 337 (8.33%) SQL Server
2 110 (2.72%) Power BI
3 106 (2.62%) Data Warehouse
4 103 (2.55%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 98 (2.42%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 77 (1.90%) Relational Database
7 63 (1.56%) SQL Server Analysis Services
8 49 (1.21%) BusinessObjects
9 47 (1.16%) Oracle Database
10 46 (1.14%) NoSQL
11 43 (1.06%) PostgreSQL
12 41 (1.01%) Oracle Reports
13 39 (0.96%) Microsoft Analysis Services
14 37 (0.91%) MongoDB
15 35 (0.87%) SQL Server 2012
16 32 (0.79%) Amazon RDS
16 32 (0.79%) Big Data
17 31 (0.77%) DB2
18 26 (0.64%) MySQL
19 20 (0.49%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 163 (4.03%) JIRA
2 89 (2.20%) Git (software)
3 53 (1.31%) Jenkins
4 50 (1.24%) Team Foundation Server
4 50 (1.24%) Visual Studio
5 28 (0.69%) Oracle Forms
6 27 (0.67%) Octopus Deploy
7 20 (0.49%) NUnit
7 20 (0.49%) SpecFlow
8 17 (0.42%) Bitbucket
8 17 (0.42%) Visual Studio Team System
9 11 (0.27%) Atlassian Bamboo
10 10 (0.25%) Selenium
11 9 (0.22%) GitLab
11 9 (0.22%) JMeter
11 9 (0.22%) MSI
12 8 (0.20%) Maven
13 6 (0.15%) Gatling
13 6 (0.15%) TeamCity
13 6 (0.15%) webpack
General
1 1,250 (30.89%) Finance
2 227 (5.61%) Telecoms
3 223 (5.51%) Banking
4 199 (4.92%) Retail
5 163 (4.03%) Public Sector
6 146 (3.61%) Legal
7 121 (2.99%) Marketing
8 115 (2.84%) Financial Institution
9 104 (2.57%) Back Office
10 89 (2.20%) Law
11 85 (2.10%) Front Office
12 61 (1.51%) Local Government
13 60 (1.48%) Manufacturing
14 32 (0.79%) Billing
15 28 (0.69%) Electronics
15 28 (0.69%) Police
16 22 (0.54%) Aerospace
17 21 (0.52%) Advertising
18 18 (0.44%) Automotive
19 17 (0.42%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 815 (20.14%) Analyst
2 420 (10.38%) Project Manager
3 358 (8.85%) Business Analyst
4 252 (6.23%) IT Manager
5 215 (5.31%) Consultant
6 193 (4.77%) Developer
7 191 (4.72%) Change Manager
8 159 (3.93%) Architect
8 159 (3.93%) Service Manager
9 156 (3.86%) Support Engineer
10 137 (3.39%) Infrastructure Engineer
11 134 (3.31%) Support Analyst
12 122 (3.02%) Infrastructure Manager
13 118 (2.92%) Digital Business Analyst
14 113 (2.79%) Network Engineer
15 110 (2.72%) Digital Analyst
16 109 (2.69%) Business Manager
17 103 (2.55%) Senior Manager
18 100 (2.47%) IT Support
19 94 (2.32%) Applications Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 189 (4.67%) .NET
2 87 (2.15%) Web Services
3 86 (2.13%) HTML
4 76 (1.88%) XML
5 75 (1.85%) CSS
6 70 (1.73%) ASP.NET
7 58 (1.43%) JSON
8 54 (1.33%) REST
9 52 (1.29%) Node.js
10 51 (1.26%) SOAP
11 35 (0.87%) Middleware
12 32 (0.79%) LDAP
13 26 (0.64%) ASP.NET Web Forms
13 26 (0.64%) jQuery
14 25 (0.62%) AngularJS
15 24 (0.59%) .NET Framework
15 24 (0.59%) HTML5
16 23 (0.57%) WCF
17 21 (0.52%) ASP.NET Web API
17 21 (0.52%) Kafka
Miscellaneous
1 597 (14.76%) Analytical Skills
2 384 (9.49%) Management Information System
3 224 (5.54%) User Experience
4 223 (5.51%) Data Centre
5 196 (4.84%) Self-Motivation
6 87 (2.15%) Fixed Income
7 70 (1.73%) Public Cloud
8 69 (1.71%) CMDB
9 62 (1.53%) Virtual Team
10 45 (1.11%) Equities
11 41 (1.01%) Greenfield Project
12 38 (0.94%) PMI
13 37 (0.91%) NHS
14 36 (0.89%) Private Cloud
14 36 (0.89%) Replication
15 35 (0.87%) Mobile App
16 33 (0.82%) Driving Licence
16 33 (0.82%) Enterprise Software
17 25 (0.62%) Hedge funds
17 25 (0.62%) Reference Data
Operating Systems
1 689 (17.03%) Windows
2 319 (7.88%) Windows Server
3 316 (7.81%) Linux
4 167 (4.13%) Windows 10
5 150 (3.71%) Unix
6 146 (3.61%) Windows Server 2012
7 127 (3.14%) Windows Server 2008
8 103 (2.55%) Windows 7
9 79 (1.95%) Windows Server 2003
10 38 (0.94%) CentOS
11 36 (0.89%) Android
12 35 (0.87%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
13 21 (0.52%) Windows XP
14 20 (0.49%) Apple iOS
15 19 (0.47%) Windows 2000
16 16 (0.40%) Solaris
17 14 (0.35%) Windows Vista
18 13 (0.32%) AIX
18 13 (0.32%) Mac OS
18 13 (0.32%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 1,144 (28.27%) ITIL
2 1,097 (27.11%) Agile Software Development
3 930 (22.99%) Project Management
4 684 (16.91%) Problem-Solving
5 543 (13.42%) Stakeholder Management
6 521 (12.88%) Service Management
7 514 (12.70%) Continuous Improvement
8 418 (10.33%) Service Delivery
9 407 (10.06%) PRINCE2
10 405 (10.01%) Project Delivery
11 381 (9.42%) Business Analysis
12 376 (9.29%) Incident Management
13 315 (7.79%) Analytics
14 311 (7.69%) Problem Management
15 295 (7.29%) DevOps
16 272 (6.72%) ITSM
17 263 (6.50%) Line Management
18 260 (6.43%) Risk Management
19 256 (6.33%) Workshop Facilitation
20 251 (6.20%) CRM
Programming Languages
1 568 (14.04%) SQL
2 174 (4.30%) C
3 155 (3.83%) PowerShell
4 144 (3.56%) C#
5 110 (2.72%) Java
5 110 (2.72%) Python
6 92 (2.27%) JavaScript
7 71 (1.75%) Bash Shell
8 65 (1.61%) T-SQL
9 53 (1.31%) PL/SQL
10 22 (0.54%) C++
10 22 (0.54%) PHP
10 22 (0.54%) Shell Script
10 22 (0.54%) VB
11 21 (0.52%) Embedded C
11 21 (0.52%) Go
12 19 (0.47%) VBA
13 18 (0.44%) Perl
13 18 (0.44%) VB.NET
14 17 (0.42%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 534 (13.20%) Degree
2 239 (5.91%) Security Cleared
3 173 (4.28%) Cisco Certification
4 155 (3.83%) Microsoft Certification
5 141 (3.48%) SC Cleared
6 100 (2.47%) DV Cleared
6 100 (2.47%) MCSE
7 94 (2.32%) PMI Certification
8 92 (2.27%) CCNA
9 90 (2.22%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
10 72 (1.78%) CCNP
10 72 (1.78%) CISSP
10 72 (1.78%) ITIL Certification
11 66 (1.63%) PMP
12 62 (1.53%) CIMA
13 59 (1.46%) CFA
14 55 (1.36%) MCSA
15 54 (1.33%) PRINCE2 Certification
16 49 (1.21%) MCP
17 43 (1.06%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 276 (6.82%) SLA
2 207 (5.12%) PMO
3 194 (4.79%) QA
4 146 (3.61%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 104 (2.57%) GDPR
6 80 (1.98%) Data Quality
7 41 (1.01%) PCI DSS
8 29 (0.72%) COBIT
9 27 (0.67%) NIST
9 27 (0.67%) Sarbanes-Oxley
10 22 (0.54%) Cyber Essentials
11 17 (0.42%) Cyber Essentials PLUS
12 13 (0.32%) ISO/IEC 20000
13 11 (0.27%) Solvency II
14 10 (0.25%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
15 7 (0.17%) ISO 22301
16 6 (0.15%) Actionable Recommendations
16 6 (0.15%) NCSC
16 6 (0.15%) PMBOK
17 5 (0.12%) NIST 800
System Software
1 488 (12.06%) Active Directory
2 232 (5.73%) VMware Infrastructure
3 93 (2.30%) Hyper-V
4 72 (1.78%) Docker
5 55 (1.36%) VMware ESXi
6 52 (1.29%) XenApp
7 48 (1.19%) Virtual Machines
8 39 (0.96%) vSphere
9 37 (0.91%) XenDesktop
10 35 (0.87%) Virtual Desktop
10 35 (0.87%) Virtual Servers
11 23 (0.57%) Microsoft App-V
12 20 (0.49%) Firmware
13 17 (0.42%) BitLocker
14 16 (0.40%) Apache ZooKeeper
15 15 (0.37%) VMware Workstation
16 14 (0.35%) Microsoft Virtual Server
17 11 (0.27%) VirtualBox
17 11 (0.27%) VMware NSX
18 9 (0.22%) etcd
Systems Management
1 174 (4.30%) SCCM
2 69 (1.71%) Ansible
3 62 (1.53%) Puppet
4 56 (1.38%) Terraform
5 48 (1.19%) Opscode Chef
6 39 (0.96%) SCOM
7 37 (0.91%) Kubernetes
7 37 (0.91%) Microsoft Intune
8 31 (0.77%) Single Sign-On
9 28 (0.69%) WSUS
10 27 (0.67%) Norton AntiVirus
11 21 (0.52%) Automic
11 21 (0.52%) Nessus
12 17 (0.42%) vCenter Server
13 16 (0.40%) Consul
14 15 (0.37%) Cisco CUCM
14 15 (0.37%) Tivoli
15 14 (0.35%) FortiGate
16 13 (0.32%) SCVMM
17 12 (0.30%) Backup Exec
Vendors
1 973 (24.05%) Microsoft
2 326 (8.06%) VMware
3 324 (8.01%) Cisco
4 221 (5.46%) Oracle
5 187 (4.62%) SAP
6 164 (4.05%) Citrix
7 132 (3.26%) HP
8 113 (2.79%) ServiceNow
9 79 (1.95%) CheckPoint
9 79 (1.95%) Salesforce.com
10 72 (1.78%) Veeam
11 70 (1.73%) Palo Alto
12 56 (1.38%) Dell
13 50 (1.24%) IBM
14 48 (1.19%) Red Hat
15 46 (1.14%) SolarWinds
16 45 (1.11%) Meraki
17 43 (1.06%) Adobe
18 42 (1.04%) Apple
19 41 (1.01%) Remedy