Period
to 25 February 2020

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 February 2020 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Change Management
UK
6 months to
25 Feb 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 114 114 108
Rank change year-on-year 0 -6 +7
Permanent jobs citing Change Management 3,402 4,395 5,095
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 2.76% 2.92% 2.93%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 3.00% 3.17% 3.17%
Number of salaries quoted 2,612 2,980 3,931
UK median annual salary £55,000 £53,592 £52,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +2.63% +2.08% +2.44%
10th Percentile £31,250 £32,500 £32,500
90th Percentile £85,900 £82,500 £85,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £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 113,478 138,684 160,553
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 91.90% 92.24% 92.19%
Number of salaries quoted 90,011 109,586 130,825
UK median annual salary £53,500 £52,500 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +1.90% +5.00% +5.26%
10th Percentile £30,882 £30,000 £28,750
90th Percentile £88,750 £85,000 £80,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £47,500 £45,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year +5.56% - +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 25 February 2020.

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 February 2020. 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 -1 3,195 £55,000 - 534
UK excluding London -2 1,898 £50,000 - 442
London -3 1,416 £62,500 +4.17% 132
North of England +24 545 £50,000 - 124
South East -21 488 £55,000 - 101
Midlands +10 428 £47,500 +5.56% 73
West Midlands +13 316 £45,000 -6.25% 44
North West -3 248 £42,500 -19.05% 64
Yorkshire +28 247 £50,000 +17.65% 50
East of England -14 162 £50,000 - 54
South West +23 139 £40,000 -11.11% 50
East Midlands +21 107 £50,000 +17.65% 29
Scotland +19 95 £47,600 +0.21% 27
North East +31 50 £53,053 +24.83% 10
Wales -24 40 £38,418 -14.63% 4
Channel Islands - 3 £75,000 -
Northern Ireland +10 2 £32,500 -16.67% 9
Isle of Man -3 1 £53,000 +6.00%

For the 6 months to 25 February 2020, 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 1,162 (34.16%) Finance
2 917 (26.95%) Agile Software Development
3 866 (25.46%) ITIL
4 821 (24.13%) Microsoft
5 768 (22.57%) Project Management
6 614 (18.05%) Windows
7 580 (17.05%) SQL
8 567 (16.67%) Problem-Solving
9 459 (13.49%) Analytical Skills
10 448 (13.17%) Stakeholder Management
11 399 (11.73%) Continuous Improvement
12 392 (11.52%) Degree
13 388 (11.41%) Service Management
14 380 (11.17%) Service Delivery
15 373 (10.96%) Active Directory
16 361 (10.61%) Office 365
17 360 (10.58%) Linux
18 357 (10.49%) Project Delivery
19 356 (10.46%) Azure
20 325 (9.55%) PRINCE2
21 323 (9.49%) Digital Transformation Programme
22 315 (9.26%) SQL Server
23 312 (9.17%) Microsoft Office
24 299 (8.79%) Firewall
25 290 (8.52%) Incident Management
26 279 (8.20%) VMware
27 268 (7.88%) Cisco
28 260 (7.64%) WAN
29 256 (7.52%) LAN
30 255 (7.50%) 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
1 174 (5.11%) SharePoint
2 102 (3.00%) MS Exchange
3 83 (2.44%) IIS
4 75 (2.20%) Skype for Business
5 65 (1.91%) Confluence
6 40 (1.18%) CMS
7 35 (1.03%) Exchange Server 2013
8 34 (1.00%) Apache
9 23 (0.68%) WebLogic
10 16 (0.47%) SAS
11 15 (0.44%) Exchange Server 2010
12 14 (0.41%) SharePoint Server
12 14 (0.41%) Tomcat
13 12 (0.35%) BizTalk Server
14 11 (0.32%) Apache Spark
15 10 (0.29%) Exchange Server 2007
15 10 (0.29%) JBoss
16 9 (0.26%) IBM Notes
17 8 (0.24%) IBM Domino
17 8 (0.24%) OpenStack
Applications
1 312 (9.17%) Microsoft Office
2 173 (5.09%) Microsoft Excel
3 108 (3.17%) MS Visio
4 105 (3.09%) Microsoft PowerPoint
5 81 (2.38%) Microsoft Project
6 14 (0.41%) Open Workbench
7 8 (0.24%) Spreadsheet
8 5 (0.15%) AutoCAD
8 5 (0.15%) SketchUp
9 2 (0.059%) Sketch
9 2 (0.059%) SPSS
10 1 (0.029%) Acrobat
10 1 (0.029%) PTC Creo
10 1 (0.029%) Siemens NX
10 1 (0.029%) Windchill
Business Applications
1 39 (1.15%) Dynamics CRM
2 29 (0.85%) Oracle EBS
3 23 (0.68%) SAP S/4HANA
4 20 (0.59%) SAP ERP
5 19 (0.56%) Dynamics NAV
6 18 (0.53%) NetSuite
7 16 (0.47%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
7 16 (0.47%) SAP CO
7 16 (0.47%) SAP FI
7 16 (0.47%) SAP FI/CO
8 15 (0.44%) Oracle Applications
9 14 (0.41%) Oracle Financials
9 14 (0.41%) Oracle Payables
10 13 (0.38%) Oracle General Ledger
11 12 (0.35%) Dynamics AX
11 12 (0.35%) Oracle Receivables
12 11 (0.32%) Oracle Internet Expenses
13 10 (0.29%) Oracle Cash Management
13 10 (0.29%) SAP BPC
14 9 (0.26%) Oracle Assets
Cloud Services
1 361 (10.61%) Office 365
2 356 (10.46%) Azure
3 232 (6.82%) AWS
4 112 (3.29%) SaaS
5 98 (2.88%) Power Platform
6 69 (2.03%) Azure Active Directory
7 50 (1.47%) IaaS
8 42 (1.23%) Cloud Computing
9 37 (1.09%) GCP
9 37 (1.09%) PaaS
10 34 (1.00%) Dynamics 365
11 14 (0.41%) Azure Data Factory
11 14 (0.41%) G Suite
12 12 (0.35%) Amazon EC2
12 12 (0.35%) SuccessFactors
13 10 (0.29%) Mimecast
14 9 (0.26%) Google Analytics
14 9 (0.26%) PowerApps
15 8 (0.24%) Azure ExpressRoute
15 8 (0.24%) OneDrive
Communications & Networking
1 299 (8.79%) Firewall
2 260 (7.64%) WAN
3 256 (7.52%) LAN
4 202 (5.94%) DNS
5 192 (5.64%) DHCP
6 155 (4.56%) TCP/IP
7 137 (4.03%) Wireless
8 126 (3.70%) VPN
9 114 (3.35%) Network Security
10 99 (2.91%) Internet
11 92 (2.70%) VoIP
12 90 (2.65%) Skype
13 83 (2.44%) SAN
14 56 (1.65%) MPLS
15 43 (1.26%) Wi-Fi
16 41 (1.21%) SSL
17 36 (1.06%) VLAN
18 30 (0.88%) Unified Communications
19 28 (0.82%) NetScaler
20 25 (0.73%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 315 (9.26%) SQL Server
2 123 (3.62%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 104 (3.06%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 91 (2.67%) Power BI
5 79 (2.32%) Data Warehouse
6 74 (2.18%) Oracle Database
7 62 (1.82%) Relational Database
8 42 (1.23%) SQL Server Analysis Services
9 40 (1.18%) BusinessObjects
10 37 (1.09%) NoSQL
11 27 (0.79%) Azure SQL Database
12 25 (0.73%) SQL Server 2016
13 24 (0.71%) Big Data
14 23 (0.68%) Oracle Reports
15 21 (0.62%) QlikView
15 21 (0.62%) SQL Server 2012
16 20 (0.59%) Couchbase
17 18 (0.53%) Microsoft Analysis Services
17 18 (0.53%) PostgreSQL
17 18 (0.53%) SQL Server 2014
Development Applications
1 161 (4.73%) JIRA
2 94 (2.76%) Git (software)
3 59 (1.73%) Jenkins
4 45 (1.32%) Visual Studio
5 42 (1.23%) Team Foundation Server
6 29 (0.85%) Octopus Deploy
7 26 (0.76%) Oracle Forms
8 21 (0.62%) SpecFlow
9 20 (0.59%) NUnit
10 15 (0.44%) Oracle APEX
11 12 (0.35%) webpack
12 11 (0.32%) Selenium
12 11 (0.32%) Subversion
12 11 (0.32%) Visual Studio Team System
13 10 (0.29%) Maven
13 10 (0.29%) Visual Studio Tools for Office
14 9 (0.26%) GitLab
15 7 (0.21%) Protractor
16 5 (0.15%) gulp
16 5 (0.15%) Jasmine
General
1 1,162 (34.16%) Finance
2 197 (5.79%) Banking
3 150 (4.41%) Legal
3 150 (4.41%) Public Sector
4 145 (4.26%) Financial Institution
4 145 (4.26%) Telecoms
5 125 (3.67%) Retail
6 102 (3.00%) Law
7 100 (2.94%) Back Office
7 100 (2.94%) Front Office
8 87 (2.56%) Marketing
9 69 (2.03%) Local Government
10 54 (1.59%) Manufacturing
11 30 (0.88%) Automotive
12 25 (0.73%) Billing
12 25 (0.73%) Digital Economy
13 24 (0.71%) Police
14 23 (0.68%) Advertising
15 18 (0.53%) Aerospace
15 18 (0.53%) Electronics
Job Titles
1 618 (18.17%) Analyst
2 336 (9.88%) Project Manager
3 219 (6.44%) Business Analyst
4 216 (6.35%) IT Manager
5 195 (5.73%) Developer
6 176 (5.17%) Consultant
7 167 (4.91%) Change Manager
7 167 (4.91%) Service Manager
8 145 (4.26%) Support Engineer
9 138 (4.06%) Infrastructure Engineer
10 128 (3.76%) Network Engineer
11 121 (3.56%) Support Analyst
12 99 (2.91%) Delivery Manager
13 93 (2.73%) IT Support
14 92 (2.70%) Architect
15 80 (2.35%) Administrator
15 80 (2.35%) Infrastructure Manager
16 77 (2.26%) IT Project Manager
17 74 (2.18%) Applications Support
18 73 (2.15%) Data Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 167 (4.91%) .NET
2 114 (3.35%) Web Services
3 92 (2.70%) XML
4 84 (2.47%) HTML
5 70 (2.06%) ASP.NET
6 65 (1.91%) CSS
6 65 (1.91%) REST
7 56 (1.65%) SOAP
8 45 (1.32%) JSON
9 44 (1.29%) Node.js
10 33 (0.97%) jQuery
11 29 (0.85%) Middleware
12 26 (0.76%) AngularJS
12 26 (0.76%) ASP.NET Web Forms
13 25 (0.73%) .NET Framework
14 23 (0.68%) WCF
15 22 (0.65%) Oracle Fusion
16 21 (0.62%) Ajax
16 21 (0.62%) FpML
16 21 (0.62%) XSD
Miscellaneous
1 459 (13.49%) Analytical Skills
2 255 (7.50%) Management Information System
3 195 (5.73%) Data Centre
4 144 (4.23%) Self-Motivation
5 109 (3.20%) User Experience
6 90 (2.65%) Fixed Income
7 80 (2.35%) Greenfield Project
8 60 (1.76%) CMDB
9 55 (1.62%) Virtual Team
10 54 (1.59%) Equities
11 53 (1.56%) Public Cloud
12 52 (1.53%) Hedge funds
13 48 (1.41%) Derivative
13 48 (1.41%) Reference Data
14 45 (1.32%) PMI
15 38 (1.12%) Enterprise Software
16 37 (1.09%) Enterprise Storage
17 30 (0.88%) Driving Licence
18 28 (0.82%) Data Structures
18 28 (0.82%) Robotics
Operating Systems
1 614 (18.05%) Windows
2 360 (10.58%) Linux
3 242 (7.11%) Windows Server
4 168 (4.94%) Unix
5 106 (3.12%) Windows Server 2012
6 103 (3.03%) Windows 10
7 91 (2.67%) Windows Server 2008
8 76 (2.23%) Windows 7
9 44 (1.29%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 40 (1.18%) Windows Server 2003
11 32 (0.94%) CentOS
12 31 (0.91%) Android
13 27 (0.79%) Solaris
14 18 (0.53%) Apple iOS
15 16 (0.47%) AIX
15 16 (0.47%) SUSE
16 14 (0.41%) Oracle Linux
17 11 (0.32%) Mac OS X
18 10 (0.29%) Windows 8
19 8 (0.24%) VMS
Processes & Methodologies
1 917 (26.95%) Agile Software Development
2 866 (25.46%) ITIL
3 768 (22.57%) Project Management
4 567 (16.67%) Problem-Solving
5 448 (13.17%) Stakeholder Management
6 399 (11.73%) Continuous Improvement
7 388 (11.41%) Service Management
8 380 (11.17%) Service Delivery
9 357 (10.49%) Project Delivery
10 325 (9.55%) PRINCE2
11 323 (9.49%) Digital Transformation Programme
12 290 (8.52%) Incident Management
13 253 (7.44%) Mentoring
14 223 (6.55%) Analytics
14 223 (6.55%) DevOps
14 223 (6.55%) Waterfall
15 222 (6.53%) Asset Management
16 221 (6.50%) Coaching
16 221 (6.50%) Risk Management
17 220 (6.47%) Scrum
Programming Languages
1 580 (17.05%) SQL
2 141 (4.14%) C#
3 139 (4.09%) Java
4 132 (3.88%) C
5 128 (3.76%) PowerShell
6 98 (2.88%) Python
7 89 (2.62%) JavaScript
8 76 (2.23%) T-SQL
9 75 (2.20%) PL/SQL
10 47 (1.38%) Bash Shell
11 33 (0.97%) Perl
12 31 (0.91%) Shell Script
13 26 (0.76%) VBA
14 24 (0.71%) VB
15 21 (0.62%) VBScript
16 19 (0.56%) R
17 18 (0.53%) C++
18 15 (0.44%) Embedded C
18 15 (0.44%) PHP
18 15 (0.44%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 392 (11.52%) Degree
2 157 (4.61%) Security Cleared
3 141 (4.14%) Cisco Certification
4 120 (3.53%) Microsoft Certification
5 102 (3.00%) SC Cleared
6 88 (2.59%) MCSE
7 79 (2.32%) CCNP
8 74 (2.18%) PMI Certification
9 67 (1.97%) CCNA
10 63 (1.85%) CISSP
11 62 (1.82%) ITIL Certification
12 56 (1.65%) DV Cleared
13 54 (1.59%) MCSA
14 52 (1.53%) PMP
15 43 (1.26%) PRINCE2 Certification
16 40 (1.18%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
16 40 (1.18%) Master's Degree
17 33 (0.97%) CCIE
18 31 (0.91%) CISM
19 30 (0.88%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 222 (6.53%) SLA
2 179 (5.26%) PMO
3 144 (4.23%) QA
4 132 (3.88%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 88 (2.59%) Data Quality
6 86 (2.53%) GDPR
7 35 (1.03%) Sarbanes-Oxley
8 29 (0.85%) Cyber Essentials
9 26 (0.76%) PCI DSS
10 16 (0.47%) COBIT
10 16 (0.47%) Solvency II
11 14 (0.41%) NIST
12 12 (0.35%) Cyber Essentials PLUS
13 10 (0.29%) ISO/IEC 20000
14 9 (0.26%) Def Stans
14 9 (0.26%) ISO 9001
14 9 (0.26%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
15 7 (0.21%) NIST 800
16 6 (0.18%) Actionable Recommendations
16 6 (0.18%) PMBOK
System Software
1 373 (10.96%) Active Directory
2 215 (6.32%) VMware Infrastructure
3 90 (2.65%) Hyper-V
4 60 (1.76%) XenApp
5 53 (1.56%) Docker
5 53 (1.56%) Virtual Machines
6 49 (1.44%) vSphere
6 49 (1.44%) XenDesktop
7 46 (1.35%) VMware ESXi
8 25 (0.73%) Virtual Servers
9 18 (0.53%) Virtual Desktop
10 17 (0.50%) Firmware
11 14 (0.41%) BitLocker
12 11 (0.32%) Apache ZooKeeper
12 11 (0.32%) Terminal Services
13 10 (0.29%) Microsoft App-V
13 10 (0.29%) VMware Workstation
14 9 (0.26%) Microsoft Virtual Server
15 6 (0.18%) NFS
15 6 (0.18%) VirtualBox
Systems Management
1 130 (3.82%) SCCM
2 74 (2.18%) Ansible
3 59 (1.73%) Puppet
4 30 (0.88%) Opscode Chef
5 29 (0.85%) Microsoft Intune
5 29 (0.85%) Terraform
6 23 (0.68%) SCOM
7 22 (0.65%) Automic
7 22 (0.65%) WSUS
8 20 (0.59%) Backup Exec
8 20 (0.59%) Single Sign-On
9 18 (0.53%) Kubernetes
10 16 (0.47%) Norton AntiVirus
11 13 (0.38%) FortiGate
11 13 (0.38%) Nessus
12 11 (0.32%) vCenter Server
13 10 (0.29%) AirWatch
13 10 (0.29%) Cisco CUCM
13 10 (0.29%) Control-M
13 10 (0.29%) McAfee ePO
Vendors
1 821 (24.13%) Microsoft
2 279 (8.20%) VMware
3 268 (7.88%) Cisco
4 243 (7.14%) Oracle
5 179 (5.26%) SAP
6 131 (3.85%) Citrix
7 112 (3.29%) ServiceNow
8 111 (3.26%) HP
9 75 (2.20%) CheckPoint
9 75 (2.20%) Palo Alto
10 64 (1.88%) Red Hat
11 61 (1.79%) Salesforce.com
12 60 (1.76%) Veeam
13 59 (1.73%) Dell
13 59 (1.73%) McAfee
14 53 (1.56%) SolarWinds
15 52 (1.53%) Bloomberg
16 44 (1.29%) IBM
17 41 (1.21%) Apple
17 41 (1.21%) NetApp