Period
to 25 May 2018

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 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Change Management
UK
6 months to
25 May 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 115 111 96
Rank change year-on-year -4 -15 -2
Permanent jobs citing Change Management 4,961 4,789 6,037
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 2.85% 2.83% 3.01%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 3.14% 3.13% 3.34%
Number of salaries quoted 3,740 3,658 4,480
UK median annual salary £55,000 £51,250 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +7.32% +2.50% -
10th Percentile £32,500 £31,250 £32,000
90th Percentile £85,000 £81,250 £77,500
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 157,933 153,059 180,627
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 90.82% 90.55% 89.98%
Number of salaries quoted 126,923 125,473 150,145
UK median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.26% - +3.26%
10th Percentile £29,750 £28,000 £27,500
90th Percentile £82,500 £78,750 £77,500
UK excluding London median annual salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year +5.88% - +3.66%

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 May 2018.

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 25 May 2018. 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 -10 4,528 £55,000 +5.77% 505
UK excluding London +8 2,598 £47,500 +5.56% 372
London -8 2,168 £60,250 +4.59% 175
South East +19 762 £50,000 +6.38% 101
North of England +21 638 £45,000 +7.68% 86
Midlands +4 430 £45,000 +3.45% 78
North West +28 352 £47,500 +11.76% 51
West Midlands +26 314 £42,500 - 53
East of England -44 284 £52,500 +10.53% 38
South West -4 248 £45,000 +5.88% 27
Yorkshire -2 232 £45,000 +5.88% 32
Scotland -2 197 £54,000 +2.86% 34
East Midlands -22 113 £45,000 - 24
North East 0 53 £45,000 +23.29% 3
Wales -18 25 £40,000 -20.00% 5
Northern Ireland +14 19 £25,000 -16.67% 2
Isle of Man +2 5 £55,000 +27.91%

For the 6 months to 25 May 2018, 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 1,924 (38.78%) Finance
2 1,280 (25.80%) ITIL
3 1,172 (23.62%) Project Management
4 1,101 (22.19%) Agile Software Development
5 915 (18.44%) Microsoft
6 772 (15.56%) Windows
7 712 (14.35%) Problem-Solving
8 700 (14.11%) Degree
9 698 (14.07%) Banking
10 688 (13.87%) Analytical Skills
11 677 (13.65%) Stakeholder Management
12 653 (13.16%) SQL
13 568 (11.45%) Service Management
14 549 (11.07%) PRINCE2
15 525 (10.58%) Service Delivery
16 477 (9.61%) Linux
17 458 (9.23%) SQL Server
18 456 (9.19%) Business Analysis
19 448 (9.03%) Continuous Improvement
20 417 (8.41%) Risk Management
21 413 (8.32%) Problem Management
22 407 (8.20%) Management Information System
23 403 (8.12%) Incident Management
24 378 (7.62%) Microsoft Azure
25 367 (7.40%) Cisco
26 363 (7.32%) Java
27 361 (7.28%) Active Directory
28 359 (7.24%) SDLC
29 358 (7.22%) Oracle
30 354 (7.14%) Firewall

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
1 176 (3.55%) SharePoint
2 105 (2.12%) IIS
3 101 (2.04%) MS Exchange
4 75 (1.51%) Confluence
5 59 (1.19%) Exchange Server 2013
5 59 (1.19%) Tomcat
6 57 (1.15%) Skype for Business
7 53 (1.07%) Exchange Server 2010
8 52 (1.05%) CMS
9 42 (0.85%) Oracle Workflow
10 38 (0.77%) Apache
11 37 (0.75%) BizTalk Server
12 35 (0.71%) Elasticsearch
13 33 (0.67%) JBoss
14 27 (0.54%) WebSphere
15 26 (0.52%) Apache Spark
16 23 (0.46%) SharePoint Server
17 18 (0.36%) Exchange Server 2007
18 13 (0.26%) Adobe Experience Manager
18 13 (0.26%) Drupal
Applications
1 352 (7.10%) Microsoft Office
2 232 (4.68%) Microsoft Excel
3 159 (3.20%) Microsoft Project
4 107 (2.16%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 107 (2.16%) MS Visio
5 13 (0.26%) Spreadsheet
6 8 (0.16%) Acrobat
7 2 (0.040%) AutoCAD
7 2 (0.040%) Revit
8 1 (0.020%) Adobe Illustrator
8 1 (0.020%) Adobe Premiere
8 1 (0.020%) InfoPath
8 1 (0.020%) Photoshop
8 1 (0.020%) SPSS
8 1 (0.020%) Windchill
Business Applications
1 54 (1.09%) Dynamics AX
1 54 (1.09%) Dynamics CRM
2 51 (1.03%) Oracle EBS
3 36 (0.73%) Remedy ITSM
4 35 (0.71%) Oracle EBS R12
5 31 (0.62%) Elite 3E
6 30 (0.60%) SAP BPC
7 23 (0.46%) SAP FI
8 21 (0.42%) SAP HCM
9 20 (0.40%) SAP CO
9 20 (0.40%) SAP FI/CO
9 20 (0.40%) SimCorp Dimension
10 18 (0.36%) MetaTrader
11 16 (0.32%) HFM
11 16 (0.32%) SAP ERP
12 15 (0.30%) Oracle ERP
12 15 (0.30%) SAP VC
12 15 (0.30%) Unit4 Business World
13 14 (0.28%) Dynamics NAV
13 14 (0.28%) Oracle General Ledger
Cloud Services
1 378 (7.62%) Microsoft Azure
2 303 (6.11%) Amazon AWS
3 213 (4.29%) SaaS
4 195 (3.93%) Office 365
5 124 (2.50%) PaaS
6 93 (1.87%) IaaS
7 64 (1.29%) Cloud Computing
8 63 (1.27%) SuccessFactors
9 36 (0.73%) Azure Active Directory
10 30 (0.60%) Dynamics 365
11 21 (0.42%) Amazon EC2
11 21 (0.42%) Amazon S3
11 21 (0.42%) NuGet
11 21 (0.42%) Taleo
12 19 (0.38%) AWS CloudFormation
13 15 (0.30%) Amazon ELB
14 11 (0.22%) Amazon CloudWatch
14 11 (0.22%) GitHub
14 11 (0.22%) Mimecast
14 11 (0.22%) OneDrive
Communications & Networking
1 354 (7.14%) Firewall
2 191 (3.85%) VPN
2 191 (3.85%) WAN
3 188 (3.79%) LAN
4 148 (2.98%) MPLS
5 146 (2.94%) DNS
6 135 (2.72%) Internet
7 133 (2.68%) TCP/IP
8 112 (2.26%) SAN
9 111 (2.24%) Network Security
10 92 (1.85%) VLAN
11 87 (1.75%) VoIP
12 80 (1.61%) Intrusion Detection
13 78 (1.57%) Wireless
14 75 (1.51%) NetScaler
15 71 (1.43%) DHCP
16 65 (1.31%) WLAN
17 64 (1.29%) Cisco ASA
18 63 (1.27%) Skype
19 58 (1.17%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 458 (9.23%) SQL Server
2 347 (6.99%) Blockchain
3 130 (2.62%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 119 (2.40%) Data Warehouse
4 119 (2.40%) Relational Database
5 113 (2.28%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 103 (2.08%) Big Data
7 85 (1.71%) SQL Server 2008
8 83 (1.67%) Oracle Database
9 75 (1.51%) SQL Server 2012
10 68 (1.37%) NoSQL
11 65 (1.31%) MySQL
12 56 (1.13%) Oracle BI EE
13 54 (1.09%) SQL Server Analysis Services
14 46 (0.93%) Oracle Reports
14 46 (0.93%) RDBMS
15 44 (0.89%) Data Lake
15 44 (0.89%) PostgreSQL
16 38 (0.77%) Oracle BI Publisher
17 37 (0.75%) Crystal Reports
Development Applications
1 192 (3.87%) JIRA
2 138 (2.78%) Git (software)
3 110 (2.22%) Visual Studio
4 104 (2.10%) Team Foundation Server
5 98 (1.98%) Jenkins
6 49 (0.99%) Maven
7 46 (0.93%) TeamCity
8 45 (0.91%) Subversion
9 40 (0.81%) Eclipse
10 31 (0.62%) NUnit
11 27 (0.54%) Selenium
12 26 (0.52%) CA Release Automation
13 24 (0.48%) Mocha
14 23 (0.46%) Ant
14 23 (0.46%) ReSharper
15 22 (0.44%) JUnit
16 21 (0.42%) gulp
16 21 (0.42%) IntelliJ
16 21 (0.42%) Moq
17 19 (0.38%) Bitbucket
General
1 1,924 (38.78%) Finance
2 698 (14.07%) Banking
3 234 (4.72%) Legal
4 233 (4.70%) Retail
5 155 (3.12%) Telecoms
6 132 (2.66%) Marketing
7 131 (2.64%) Law
8 129 (2.60%) Investment Banking
9 128 (2.58%) Manufacturing
10 111 (2.24%) Front Office
11 89 (1.79%) Financial Institution
12 74 (1.49%) Games
13 72 (1.45%) Back Office
14 53 (1.07%) Advertising
15 42 (0.85%) Retail Banking
16 40 (0.81%) Publishing
17 29 (0.58%) Automotive
18 23 (0.46%) Corporate Banking
18 23 (0.46%) French Language
19 21 (0.42%) General Ledger
Job Titles
1 966 (19.47%) Analyst
2 614 (12.38%) Project Manager
3 529 (10.66%) Developer
4 337 (6.79%) IT Manager
5 303 (6.11%) Business Analyst
6 289 (5.83%) Consultant
7 205 (4.13%) Change Manager
8 189 (3.81%) Architect
8 189 (3.81%) Support Analyst
9 185 (3.73%) Service Manager
10 184 (3.71%) Network Engineer
11 167 (3.37%) IT Project Manager
12 158 (3.18%) Applications Support
13 145 (2.92%) C# Developer
14 132 (2.66%) Senior Analyst
15 126 (2.54%) Senior Manager
16 125 (2.52%) Java Developer
17 124 (2.50%) Service Analyst
18 114 (2.30%) Infrastructure Engineer
19 112 (2.26%) IT Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 342 (6.89%) .NET
2 211 (4.25%) Web Services
3 189 (3.81%) XML
4 161 (3.25%) Middleware
5 160 (3.23%) HTML
6 145 (2.92%) CSS
7 116 (2.34%) SOAP
8 106 (2.14%) AngularJS
9 105 (2.12%) REST
10 94 (1.89%) ASP.NET
11 91 (1.83%) jQuery
12 90 (1.81%) JSON
13 71 (1.43%) Node.js
14 68 (1.37%) ASP.NET MVC
15 66 (1.33%) Spring
16 55 (1.11%) Redux
17 53 (1.07%) WCF
18 52 (1.05%) .NET Framework
19 33 (0.67%) LDAP
20 32 (0.65%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 688 (13.87%) Analytical Skills
2 407 (8.20%) Management Information System
3 277 (5.58%) Computer Science
4 272 (5.48%) Data Centre
5 178 (3.59%) Self-Motivation
6 105 (2.12%) Enterprise Software
7 82 (1.65%) Fintech
8 80 (1.61%) Equities
9 75 (1.51%) Driving Licence
10 73 (1.47%) Virtual Team
11 71 (1.43%) User Experience
12 70 (1.41%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
13 62 (1.25%) Replication
14 59 (1.19%) CMDB
15 58 (1.17%) Public Cloud
16 54 (1.09%) Mobile App
17 50 (1.01%) PMI
18 48 (0.97%) Fixed Income
19 47 (0.95%) Clustering
20 41 (0.83%) Private Cloud
Operating Systems
1 772 (15.56%) Windows
2 477 (9.61%) Linux
3 270 (5.44%) Windows Server
4 219 (4.41%) Unix
5 136 (2.74%) Windows Server 2012
6 132 (2.66%) Windows Server 2008
7 115 (2.32%) Windows 10
8 107 (2.16%) Windows 7
9 62 (1.25%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 53 (1.07%) Solaris
11 46 (0.93%) Android
12 45 (0.91%) Apple iOS
12 45 (0.91%) CentOS
13 18 (0.36%) AIX
14 15 (0.30%) Mac OS
14 15 (0.30%) Windows 2000
15 14 (0.28%) CoreOS
16 13 (0.26%) Windows XP
17 11 (0.22%) Windows 8
18 9 (0.18%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 1,280 (25.80%) ITIL
2 1,172 (23.62%) Project Management
3 1,101 (22.19%) Agile Software Development
4 712 (14.35%) Problem-Solving
5 677 (13.65%) Stakeholder Management
6 568 (11.45%) Service Management
7 549 (11.07%) PRINCE2
8 525 (10.58%) Service Delivery
9 456 (9.19%) Business Analysis
10 448 (9.03%) Continuous Improvement
11 417 (8.41%) Risk Management
12 413 (8.32%) Problem Management
13 403 (8.12%) Incident Management
14 359 (7.24%) SDLC
15 323 (6.51%) DevOps
16 313 (6.31%) Release Management
17 305 (6.15%) Configuration Management
18 287 (5.79%) ERP
19 278 (5.60%) Scrum
20 272 (5.48%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 653 (13.16%) SQL
2 363 (7.32%) Java
3 303 (6.11%) C#
4 268 (5.40%) JavaScript
5 254 (5.12%) PowerShell
6 193 (3.89%) C
7 191 (3.85%) Python
8 113 (2.28%) Bash Shell
9 109 (2.20%) Perl
10 101 (2.04%) T-SQL
11 86 (1.73%) PL/SQL
12 69 (1.39%) VBA
13 65 (1.31%) C++
14 58 (1.17%) Shell Script
15 36 (0.73%) PHP
16 33 (0.67%) Java 8
17 30 (0.60%) VB.NET
18 25 (0.50%) Ruby
19 21 (0.42%) R
19 21 (0.42%) XPath
Qualifications
1 700 (14.11%) Degree
2 238 (4.80%) Cisco Certification
3 187 (3.77%) Security Cleared
4 179 (3.61%) Computer Science Degree
5 151 (3.04%) CCNP
6 142 (2.86%) CCNA
7 128 (2.58%) PMP
8 108 (2.18%) Microsoft Certification
8 108 (2.18%) PMI Certification
9 104 (2.10%) DV Cleared
10 100 (2.02%) ITIL Certification
11 85 (1.71%) CCIE
12 84 (1.69%) CISSP
13 74 (1.49%) SC Cleared
14 69 (1.39%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
15 68 (1.37%) CISM
16 67 (1.35%) Master's Degree
17 61 (1.23%) CISA
18 60 (1.21%) MCSE
19 56 (1.13%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 340 (6.85%) QA
2 326 (6.57%) SLA
3 240 (4.84%) PMO
4 139 (2.80%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 127 (2.56%) GDPR
6 95 (1.91%) Data Quality
7 70 (1.41%) PCI DSS
8 47 (0.95%) Sarbanes-Oxley
9 40 (0.81%) COBIT
10 39 (0.79%) ISO 9001
11 18 (0.36%) ISO/IEC 20000
12 17 (0.34%) Cyber Essentials
13 10 (0.20%) MiFID
14 9 (0.18%) EMIR
15 7 (0.14%) Cyber Essentials PLUS
16 6 (0.12%) Dodd-Frank
17 5 (0.10%) GAMP
17 5 (0.10%) GxP
17 5 (0.10%) ISO 14001
17 5 (0.10%) P3O
System Software
1 361 (7.28%) Active Directory
2 210 (4.23%) VMware Infrastructure
3 63 (1.27%) Hyper-V
4 56 (1.13%) vSphere
5 51 (1.03%) XenApp
6 47 (0.95%) Docker
7 39 (0.79%) VMware ESXi
8 31 (0.62%) Virtual Machines
9 26 (0.52%) XenDesktop
10 20 (0.40%) Firmware
11 15 (0.30%) DFS Replication
11 15 (0.30%) Microsoft App-V
12 13 (0.26%) HDFS
13 12 (0.24%) Terminal Services
14 11 (0.22%) Squid
14 11 (0.22%) Virtual Servers
15 9 (0.18%) VMware NSX
16 8 (0.16%) Apache Flume
16 8 (0.16%) Veritas Cluster Server
16 8 (0.16%) Virtual Desktop
Systems Management
1 117 (2.36%) SCCM
2 91 (1.83%) Puppet
3 72 (1.45%) Ansible
4 42 (0.85%) Tivoli Storage Manager
5 40 (0.81%) Opscode Chef
6 37 (0.75%) SCOM
7 36 (0.73%) Kibana
8 33 (0.67%) Nagios
9 23 (0.46%) Kubernetes
9 23 (0.46%) logstash
9 23 (0.46%) Perfmon
10 21 (0.42%) Cisco CUCM
11 20 (0.40%) HP ALM
12 19 (0.38%) Cacti
12 19 (0.38%) Microsoft Clustering
13 18 (0.36%) Nessus
13 18 (0.36%) Single Sign-On
14 16 (0.32%) Red Hat Satellite
14 16 (0.32%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
15 15 (0.30%) Microsoft Intune
Vendors
1 915 (18.44%) Microsoft
2 367 (7.40%) Cisco
3 358 (7.22%) Oracle
4 343 (6.91%) SAP
5 325 (6.55%) VMware
6 176 (3.55%) Citrix
7 136 (2.74%) HP
8 124 (2.50%) SolarWinds
9 117 (2.36%) Juniper
10 116 (2.34%) ServiceNow
11 84 (1.69%) CheckPoint
12 77 (1.55%) Salesforce.com
13 75 (1.51%) Red Hat
14 73 (1.47%) Remedy
15 72 (1.45%) F5
16 61 (1.23%) Palo Alto
17 60 (1.21%) Tableau
18 58 (1.17%) Fortinet
18 58 (1.17%) IBM
19 50 (1.01%) NetApp