Period
to 27 October 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 27 October 2020 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Change Management
UK
6 months to
27 Oct 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 160 108 121
Rank change year-on-year -52 +13 -17
Permanent jobs citing Change Management 1,042 4,099 4,526
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the UK 2.11% 3.02% 2.77%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.28% 3.27% 3.01%
Number of salaries quoted 855 3,229 3,363
Median annual salary £51,250 £52,500 £55,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -2.38% -4.55% +5.27%
10th Percentile £31,250 £31,250 £32,000
90th Percentile £80,000 £81,250 £81,250
UK excluding London median annual salary £47,500 £50,000 £47,500
% change year-on-year -5.00% +5.26% +3.26%

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 45,731 125,361 150,391
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 92.42% 92.21% 91.94%
Number of salaries quoted 37,669 98,831 119,518
Median annual salary £55,000 £52,500 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +4.76% +5.00% -
10th Percentile £32,750 £30,000 £29,000
90th Percentile £90,000 £86,250 £83,750
UK excluding London median annual salary £49,000 £45,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year +8.89% - +5.88%

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 27 October 2020.

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 27 October 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 -55 977 £50,000 -4.76% 192
UK excluding London -37 649 £47,500 -5.00% 156
London -80 352 £60,000 - 48
North of England -15 235 £44,500 -1.11% 34
North West +2 151 £49,000 +8.89% 24
Midlands -15 149 £45,000 -2.17% 24
South East -51 130 £52,500 -4.55% 30
West Midlands -16 112 £43,000 -4.44% 18
Work from Home -72 79 £45,307 -17.62% 18
Yorkshire -25 61 £37,000 -26.00% 7
South West +1 58 £49,500 -1.00% 36
East of England +23 47 £55,000 +10.00% 21
East Midlands +15 35 £45,000 -5.26% 6
North East +11 23 £43,750 +25.00% 3
Scotland +40 22 £55,000 +10.00% 7
Wales +16 9 £49,750 +34.46% 6
Northern Ireland +19 4 £57,500 - 1

For the 6 months to 27 October 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.

1 351 (33.69%) ITIL
2 332 (31.86%) Finance
3 300 (28.79%) Microsoft
4 263 (25.24%) Agile Software Development
5 246 (23.61%) Windows
6 171 (16.41%) Azure
7 154 (14.78%) Project Management
8 152 (14.59%) SQL
9 143 (13.72%) Degree
9 143 (13.72%) Analytical Skills
10 135 (12.96%) Problem-Solving
11 128 (12.28%) Stakeholder Management
12 127 (12.19%) Active Directory
13 125 (12.00%) Linux
13 125 (12.00%) Incident Management
14 114 (10.94%) DevOps
15 109 (10.46%) SQL Server
16 108 (10.36%) Service Management
17 104 (9.98%) VMware
17 104 (9.98%) Office 365
18 103 (9.88%) Service Delivery
19 97 (9.31%) Firewall
20 94 (9.02%) SLA
21 92 (8.83%) Problem Management
22 89 (8.54%) Cisco
22 89 (8.54%) Configuration Management
23 87 (8.35%) Oracle
23 87 (8.35%) Management Information System
23 87 (8.35%) Continuous Improvement
23 87 (8.35%) Data Centre

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 47 (4.51%) SharePoint
2 19 (1.82%) MS Exchange
3 15 (1.44%) Exchange Server 2013
4 13 (1.25%) Confluence
5 9 (0.86%) Elasticsearch
6 8 (0.77%) Apache
6 8 (0.77%) WebSphere
7 7 (0.67%) BizTalk Server
7 7 (0.67%) Skype for Business
8 6 (0.58%) Apache Spark
8 6 (0.58%) CMS
9 5 (0.48%) Adobe Experience Manager
9 5 (0.48%) SAS
10 4 (0.38%) nginx
11 3 (0.29%) Exchange Server 2010
11 3 (0.29%) Mule
11 3 (0.29%) WebSphere Application Server
12 2 (0.19%) IIS
12 2 (0.19%) NetWeaver
12 2 (0.19%) Tomcat
Applications
1 68 (6.53%) Microsoft Office
2 56 (5.37%) Microsoft Excel
3 40 (3.84%) MS Visio
4 22 (2.11%) Microsoft PowerPoint
5 16 (1.54%) Microsoft Project
6 5 (0.48%) Windchill
7 3 (0.29%) Open Workbench
8 2 (0.19%) AutoCAD
8 2 (0.19%) SketchUp
9 1 (0.096%) InfoPath
9 1 (0.096%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 19 (1.82%) Dynamics CRM
2 9 (0.86%) Siebel CRM
3 8 (0.77%) Oracle EBS
4 7 (0.67%) Maximo
5 6 (0.58%) Oracle Financials
5 6 (0.58%) Salesforce.com CRM
5 6 (0.58%) SAP ERP
5 6 (0.58%) SAP Hybris
6 5 (0.48%) Dynamics AX
6 5 (0.48%) NetSuite
6 5 (0.48%) Oracle Applications
6 5 (0.48%) Oracle Payables
7 4 (0.38%) Oracle Cash Management
7 4 (0.38%) Oracle ERP
7 4 (0.38%) Oracle General Ledger
7 4 (0.38%) Oracle Internet Expenses
7 4 (0.38%) Oracle Receivables
7 4 (0.38%) SAP S/4HANA
7 4 (0.38%) Teamcenter
8 3 (0.29%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 171 (16.41%) Azure
2 104 (9.98%) Office 365
3 63 (6.05%) AWS
4 32 (3.07%) Azure Active Directory
5 27 (2.59%) Power Platform
5 27 (2.59%) SaaS
6 18 (1.73%) PaaS
7 14 (1.34%) Dynamics 365
8 13 (1.25%) IaaS
8 13 (1.25%) OneDrive
9 10 (0.96%) GitHub
10 7 (0.67%) AWS Lambda
10 7 (0.67%) Cloud Computing
10 7 (0.67%) Logic Apps
10 7 (0.67%) Serverless
11 6 (0.58%) Force.com
11 6 (0.58%) Mimecast
11 6 (0.58%) PowerApps
12 5 (0.48%) Adobe Analytics
12 5 (0.48%) Azure ExpressRoute
Communications & Networking
1 97 (9.31%) Firewall
2 86 (8.25%) LAN
3 81 (7.77%) WAN
4 65 (6.24%) DNS
4 65 (6.24%) SAN
5 57 (5.47%) TCP/IP
6 54 (5.18%) iSCSI
6 54 (5.18%) VPN
7 50 (4.80%) DHCP
8 48 (4.61%) Fibre Channel
9 44 (4.22%) Network Security
10 25 (2.40%) Skype
11 17 (1.63%) Wi-Fi
12 15 (1.44%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
12 15 (1.44%) Wireless
13 14 (1.34%) Cisco ASA
13 14 (1.34%) Remote Desktop
14 12 (1.15%) Internet
14 12 (1.15%) VoIP
15 11 (1.06%) OSPF
Database & Business Intelligence
1 109 (10.46%) SQL Server
2 28 (2.69%) Oracle Reports
3 25 (2.40%) Data Lake
4 22 (2.11%) Power BI
5 20 (1.92%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 18 (1.73%) Big Data
6 18 (1.73%) SQL Server 2012
6 18 (1.73%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 13 (1.25%) BusinessObjects
8 12 (1.15%) Data Warehouse
9 11 (1.06%) MySQL
9 11 (1.06%) Oracle Database
9 11 (1.06%) Relational Database
9 11 (1.06%) Tableau
10 10 (0.96%) Cosmos DB
11 9 (0.86%) Amazon RDS
11 9 (0.86%) SAP BW
11 9 (0.86%) SAP HANA
11 9 (0.86%) Siebel EIM
12 8 (0.77%) BusinessObjects Web Intelligence
Development Applications
1 42 (4.03%) JIRA
2 32 (3.07%) Git (software)
3 28 (2.69%) Oracle APEX
4 24 (2.30%) Visual Studio
5 12 (1.15%) Team Foundation Server
6 9 (0.86%) GitLab
7 8 (0.77%) Jenkins
8 7 (0.67%) Sonatype Nexus
9 5 (0.48%) Oracle Forms
9 5 (0.48%) Selenium
10 3 (0.29%) CircleCI
10 3 (0.29%) Cucumber
10 3 (0.29%) Cypress.io
10 3 (0.29%) git-flow
10 3 (0.29%) Subversion
10 3 (0.29%) Toad
11 2 (0.19%) TeamCity
12 1 (0.096%) Octopus Deploy
12 1 (0.096%) SonarQube
12 1 (0.096%) Travis CI
General
1 332 (31.86%) Finance
2 55 (5.28%) Banking
3 48 (4.61%) Public Sector
4 39 (3.74%) Marketing
4 39 (3.74%) Telecoms
5 29 (2.78%) Financial Institution
5 29 (2.78%) Legal
6 23 (2.21%) Law
6 23 (2.21%) Retail
7 22 (2.11%) Manufacturing
8 16 (1.54%) Local Government
9 9 (0.86%) Publishing
10 8 (0.77%) Billing
11 7 (0.67%) Advertising
12 5 (0.48%) Automotive
12 5 (0.48%) General Ledger
12 5 (0.48%) Housing Association
12 5 (0.48%) Investment Banking
13 4 (0.38%) French Language
13 4 (0.38%) Police
Job Titles
1 211 (20.25%) Analyst
2 67 (6.43%) Project Manager
3 59 (5.66%) IT Manager
4 51 (4.89%) Developer
5 49 (4.70%) Service Manager
6 44 (4.22%) Business Analyst
7 40 (3.84%) Infrastructure Engineer
7 40 (3.84%) IT Analyst
8 34 (3.26%) Network Engineer
9 33 (3.17%) Support Analyst
10 32 (3.07%) Change Manager
11 31 (2.98%) Consultant
11 31 (2.98%) Delivery Manager
11 31 (2.98%) Infrastructure Analyst
12 27 (2.59%) Administrator
12 27 (2.59%) Senior Network Engineer
13 26 (2.50%) Service Delivery Manager
14 25 (2.40%) Architect
15 24 (2.30%) Senior Manager
16 22 (2.11%) Infrastructure Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 55 (5.28%) .NET
2 36 (3.45%) Web Services
3 35 (3.36%) HTML
4 31 (2.98%) CSS
5 24 (2.30%) AngularJS
6 23 (2.21%) REST
7 21 (2.02%) XML
8 20 (1.92%) React
9 18 (1.73%) SOAP
10 14 (1.34%) Blazor
10 14 (1.34%) CSS3
11 13 (1.25%) ASP.NET
11 13 (1.25%) HTML5
11 13 (1.25%) JSON
12 10 (0.96%) .NET Framework
12 10 (0.96%) ADO
13 9 (0.86%) .NET Core
13 9 (0.86%) SAP Basis
14 7 (0.67%) jQuery
14 7 (0.67%) LDAP
Miscellaneous
1 143 (13.72%) Analytical Skills
2 87 (8.35%) Data Centre
2 87 (8.35%) Management Information System
3 72 (6.91%) Self-Motivation
4 26 (2.50%) User Experience
5 19 (1.82%) CMDB
6 17 (1.63%) Enterprise Software
7 12 (1.15%) Virtual Team
8 10 (0.96%) Clustering
8 10 (0.96%) Greenfield Project
8 10 (0.96%) Mobile App
8 10 (0.96%) Reinsurance
9 9 (0.86%) Data Structures
10 8 (0.77%) IVR
10 8 (0.77%) PKI
11 7 (0.67%) Cloud Native
11 7 (0.67%) Private Cloud
11 7 (0.67%) Replication
12 6 (0.58%) Enterprise Storage
12 6 (0.58%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 246 (23.61%) Windows
2 125 (12.00%) Linux
3 59 (5.66%) Windows Server
4 57 (5.47%) Unix
5 43 (4.13%) Windows Server 2008
6 23 (2.21%) Windows 10
7 21 (2.02%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 20 (1.92%) Windows 7
9 19 (1.82%) Windows Server 2012
10 18 (1.73%) Windows Server 2016
11 11 (1.06%) CentOS
12 10 (0.96%) Windows Server 2019
13 9 (0.86%) AIX
13 9 (0.86%) Solaris
14 7 (0.67%) SUSE
15 5 (0.48%) Android
15 5 (0.48%) HPUX
15 5 (0.48%) Ubuntu
15 5 (0.48%) Windows 2000
16 4 (0.38%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 351 (33.69%) ITIL
2 263 (25.24%) Agile Software Development
3 154 (14.78%) Project Management
4 135 (12.96%) Problem-Solving
5 128 (12.28%) Stakeholder Management
6 125 (12.00%) Incident Management
7 114 (10.94%) DevOps
8 108 (10.36%) Service Management
9 103 (9.88%) Service Delivery
10 92 (8.83%) Problem Management
11 89 (8.54%) Configuration Management
12 87 (8.35%) Continuous Improvement
13 80 (7.68%) Project Delivery
14 68 (6.53%) Disaster Recovery
15 66 (6.33%) Analytics
15 66 (6.33%) Business Analysis
16 65 (6.24%) Cybersecurity
17 63 (6.05%) Computer Science
18 62 (5.95%) Migration
19 59 (5.66%) ITSM
Programming Languages
1 152 (14.59%) SQL
2 72 (6.91%) Python
3 59 (5.66%) PowerShell
4 51 (4.89%) JavaScript
5 46 (4.41%) Java
6 43 (4.13%) C#
7 36 (3.45%) PL/SQL
8 34 (3.26%) Perl
9 31 (2.98%) C++
10 20 (1.92%) T-SQL
11 19 (1.82%) C
12 18 (1.73%) Bash Shell
13 15 (1.44%) R
14 13 (1.25%) Shell Script
15 10 (0.96%) VBA
16 9 (0.86%) PHP
17 6 (0.58%) VB.NET
17 6 (0.58%) VBScript
18 4 (0.38%) Apex Code
18 4 (0.38%) VB
Qualifications
1 143 (13.72%) Degree
2 72 (6.91%) Microsoft Certification
3 51 (4.89%) Security Cleared
4 47 (4.51%) ITIL Certification
5 46 (4.41%) Cisco Certification
6 45 (4.32%) MCSA
6 45 (4.32%) SC Cleared
7 36 (3.45%) CCNA
8 32 (3.07%) CCNP
8 32 (3.07%) Server+ Certification
9 26 (2.50%) MCSE
10 25 (2.40%) Computer Science Degree
11 16 (1.54%) ISEB
12 11 (1.06%) Master's Degree
13 10 (0.96%) Check Point Certification
14 9 (0.86%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
15 7 (0.67%) DV Cleared
15 7 (0.67%) RHCE
15 7 (0.67%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
16 5 (0.48%) HNC
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 94 (9.02%) SLA
2 39 (3.74%) PMO
3 34 (3.26%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 31 (2.98%) GDPR
5 24 (2.30%) QA
6 16 (1.54%) NIST
7 13 (1.25%) Data Quality
8 9 (0.86%) Sarbanes-Oxley
9 8 (0.77%) ISO/IEC 20000
10 7 (0.67%) PCI DSS
11 6 (0.58%) BS25999
11 6 (0.58%) COBIT
12 2 (0.19%) ITGC
12 2 (0.19%) NCSC
12 2 (0.19%) PSD2
13 1 (0.096%) IEC 62304
13 1 (0.096%) IFRS
13 1 (0.096%) IFRS 9
13 1 (0.096%) ISO 20022
13 1 (0.096%) ISO 8583
System Software
1 127 (12.19%) Active Directory
2 43 (4.13%) VMware Infrastructure
3 23 (2.21%) Hyper-V
4 19 (1.82%) BitLocker
4 19 (1.82%) Docker
5 18 (1.73%) Virtual Machines
6 17 (1.63%) Firmware
6 17 (1.63%) XenApp
7 9 (0.86%) XenDesktop
8 8 (0.77%) NFS
8 8 (0.77%) vSphere
9 6 (0.58%) Virtual Desktop
10 5 (0.48%) Tivoli Workload Scheduler
11 3 (0.29%) Citrix Presentation Server
12 2 (0.19%) GPFS
12 2 (0.19%) Lustre
12 2 (0.19%) VMware NSX
13 1 (0.096%) Virtual Servers
13 1 (0.096%) VMware ESXi
13 1 (0.096%) VMware Server
Systems Management
1 47 (4.51%) SCCM
2 25 (2.40%) Ansible
3 22 (2.11%) Puppet
4 18 (1.73%) Terraform
5 17 (1.63%) Kubernetes
6 15 (1.44%) Microsoft Intune
7 11 (1.06%) Norton AntiVirus
7 11 (1.06%) SCOM
8 10 (0.96%) Backup Exec
8 10 (0.96%) Grafana
9 8 (0.77%) McAfee ePO
9 8 (0.77%) Opscode Chef
9 8 (0.77%) Packer
10 7 (0.67%) Nagios
11 6 (0.58%) Cisco CUCM
11 6 (0.58%) Control-M
11 6 (0.58%) Tivoli
12 4 (0.38%) HP Quality Center
12 4 (0.38%) Kibana
12 4 (0.38%) Single Sign-On
Vendors
1 300 (28.79%) Microsoft
2 104 (9.98%) VMware
3 89 (8.54%) Cisco
4 87 (8.35%) Oracle
5 57 (5.47%) Citrix
6 55 (5.28%) SAP
7 37 (3.55%) CheckPoint
8 27 (2.59%) HP
9 24 (2.30%) IBM
9 24 (2.30%) McAfee
10 23 (2.21%) Salesforce.com
11 20 (1.92%) ServiceNow
12 19 (1.82%) Splunk
13 18 (1.73%) Apple
13 18 (1.73%) SolarWinds
14 17 (1.63%) F5
14 17 (1.63%) Symantec
15 16 (1.54%) Red Hat
16 15 (1.44%) Meraki
16 15 (1.44%) Veeam