Period
to 17 October 2017

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 17 October 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Change Management
UK
6 months to
17 Oct 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 99 105 81
Rank change year-on-year +6 -24 +16
Permanent jobs citing Change Management 5514 5476 7360
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 3.15% 2.85% 3.38%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 3.50% 3.20% 3.82%
Number of salaries quoted 4129 4206 5463
UK median annual salary £52,500 £50,000 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.00% - -
10th Percentile £31,925 £31,250 £30,000
90th Percentile £85,000 £78,750 £75,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £45,500 £45,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year +1.11% - -

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 157359 171111 192913
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 89.96% 89.17% 88.57%
Number of salaries quoted 123907 142468 158541
UK median annual salary £50,000 £49,000 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +2.04% +3.16% +5.56%
10th Percentile £28,750 £28,000 £27,500
90th Percentile £80,000 £78,750 £76,250
UK excluding London median annual salary £43,000 £42,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year +1.18% - +6.25%

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 17 October 2017.

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 17 October 2017. 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 +2 5127 £52,500 +5.00% 310
UK excluding London -5 2753 £45,500 +1.11% 231
London +12 2588 £60,000 - 118
South East -1 699 £48,750 +2.63% 74
North of England -24 609 £42,500 -5.56% 51
Midlands +11 596 £47,500 +5.56% 28
West Midlands +20 433 £47,500 +5.56% 21
East of England -11 380 £50,000 +11.11% 17
North West -46 337 £45,000 -3.23% 31
South West -2 239 £45,000 +12.50% 21
Yorkshire +9 238 £37,500 -14.77% 18
East Midlands +5 157 £47,500 +3.26% 7
Scotland -15 154 £55,000 +8.91% 32
Wales +36 58 £38,500 +2.67% 5
North East +4 34 £39,131 -5.71% 2
Northern Ireland -24 21 £37,500 +15.38% 3
Isle of Man - 3 - -
Channel Islands - 1 - -

For the 6 months to 17 October 2017, IT jobs citing Change Management also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads with a requirement for Change Management.

1 2006 (36.38%) Finance
2 1566 (28.40%) ITIL
3 1273 (23.09%) Project Management
4 1169 (21.20%) Agile Software Development
5 1025 (18.59%) Microsoft
6 985 (17.86%) Banking
7 934 (16.94%) Windows
8 901 (16.34%) Degree
9 781 (14.16%) Analytical Skills
10 774 (14.04%) Stakeholder Management
11 756 (13.71%) SQL
12 613 (11.12%) PRINCE2
13 604 (10.95%) Continuous Improvement
14 571 (10.36%) Business Analysis
15 567 (10.28%) Service Management
16 558 (10.12%) Linux
17 531 (9.63%) Problem Management
18 492 (8.92%) Service Delivery
19 487 (8.83%) Active Directory
20 468 (8.49%) Cisco
21 461 (8.36%) QA
22 460 (8.34%) SQL Server
23 449 (8.14%) SAP
24 443 (8.03%) Retail
25 442 (8.02%) Incident Management
26 433 (7.85%) Windows Server
27 430 (7.80%) Asset Management
28 411 (7.45%) Release Management
29 409 (7.42%) VMware
30 407 (7.38%) 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
1 234 (4.24%) MS Exchange
2 199 (3.61%) SharePoint
3 109 (1.98%) IIS
4 88 (1.60%) Exchange Server 2010
5 56 (1.02%) Exchange Server 2013
6 53 (0.96%) Apache
7 42 (0.76%) CMS
8 40 (0.73%) WebSphere
9 38 (0.69%) Confluence
10 35 (0.63%) Skype for Business
11 29 (0.53%) Tomcat
12 26 (0.47%) NetWeaver
13 25 (0.45%) Exchange Server 2003
14 24 (0.44%) SAS
15 22 (0.40%) Oracle Workflow
16 19 (0.34%) Elasticsearch
16 19 (0.34%) Exchange Server 2007
16 19 (0.34%) JBoss
16 19 (0.34%) SharePoint 2013
17 16 (0.29%) WebLogic
Applications
1 351 (6.37%) Microsoft Office
2 234 (4.24%) Microsoft Excel
3 156 (2.83%) MS Visio
4 144 (2.61%) Microsoft Project
5 131 (2.38%) Microsoft PowerPoint
6 18 (0.33%) Spreadsheet
7 4 (0.073%) EngageOne
8 3 (0.054%) Open Workbench
8 3 (0.054%) Revit
9 2 (0.036%) InfoPath
9 2 (0.036%) LaTeX
9 2 (0.036%) Maya
10 1 (0.018%) Fireworks
10 1 (0.018%) HipChat
10 1 (0.018%) Photoshop
10 1 (0.018%) Simulink
10 1 (0.018%) S-PLUS
10 1 (0.018%) Windchill
Business Applications
1 102 (1.85%) Dynamics CRM
2 57 (1.03%) Oracle EBS
3 56 (1.02%) SAP HCM
4 45 (0.82%) SAP ERP
5 44 (0.80%) SAP FI
6 40 (0.73%) Dynamics AX
7 39 (0.71%) SAP VC
8 38 (0.69%) SAP CO
8 38 (0.69%) SAP FI/CO
9 37 (0.67%) Oracle EBS R12
10 35 (0.63%) Remedy ITSM
11 32 (0.58%) SAP MM
12 30 (0.54%) SAP BPC
13 25 (0.45%) Dynamics NAV
14 24 (0.44%) assyst
15 22 (0.40%) SAP PLM
16 20 (0.36%) Salesforce.com CRM
17 13 (0.24%) Oracle ERP
18 12 (0.22%) Oracle Financials
19 10 (0.18%) BusinessWorks
Cloud Services
1 256 (4.64%) Microsoft Azure
2 210 (3.81%) Office 365
3 198 (3.59%) Amazon AWS
4 153 (2.77%) SaaS
5 103 (1.87%) SuccessFactors
6 67 (1.22%) IaaS
7 43 (0.78%) PaaS
8 24 (0.44%) Virtual Private Cloud
9 20 (0.36%) Cloud Computing
9 20 (0.36%) Firebase
10 19 (0.34%) iPaaS
11 18 (0.33%) npm
12 16 (0.29%) Mimecast
13 14 (0.25%) Azure Active Directory
13 14 (0.25%) Taleo
14 12 (0.22%) Dynamics 365
15 11 (0.20%) Amazon EC2
16 10 (0.18%) Force.com
17 9 (0.16%) Google Cloud Platform
18 8 (0.15%) Yammer
Communications & Networking
1 374 (6.78%) Firewall
2 302 (5.48%) WAN
3 259 (4.70%) LAN
4 235 (4.26%) DNS
5 183 (3.32%) TCP/IP
6 180 (3.26%) SAN
7 174 (3.16%) DHCP
8 157 (2.85%) VPN
9 128 (2.32%) Internet
10 121 (2.19%) MPLS
11 107 (1.94%) VoIP
12 105 (1.90%) Network Security
13 91 (1.65%) BGP
13 91 (1.65%) VLAN
14 85 (1.54%) Wi-Fi
15 79 (1.43%) Wireless
16 73 (1.32%) IPsec
17 69 (1.25%) Cisco ASA
17 69 (1.25%) OSPF
18 62 (1.12%) NetScaler
Database & Business Intelligence
1 460 (8.34%) SQL Server
2 243 (4.41%) Blockchain
3 108 (1.96%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 98 (1.78%) Relational Database
5 95 (1.72%) Data Warehouse
6 94 (1.70%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 91 (1.65%) MySQL
8 89 (1.61%) SQL Server 2008
9 58 (1.05%) QlikView
10 57 (1.03%) SQL Server 2012
11 54 (0.98%) RDBMS
12 53 (0.96%) Oracle Database
13 49 (0.89%) NoSQL
14 46 (0.83%) BusinessObjects
15 44 (0.80%) SQL Server Analysis Services
16 38 (0.69%) Big Data
17 32 (0.58%) SAP BW
18 28 (0.51%) SQL Server 2014
19 25 (0.45%) SQL Server 2005
20 24 (0.44%) MongoDB
Development Applications
1 121 (2.19%) JIRA
2 101 (1.83%) Git (software)
3 57 (1.03%) Jenkins
4 54 (0.98%) Team Foundation Server
5 43 (0.78%) Subversion
6 42 (0.76%) Selenium
7 41 (0.74%) Octopus Deploy
8 39 (0.71%) Visual Studio
9 36 (0.65%) TeamCity
10 27 (0.49%) Maven
11 26 (0.47%) gulp
12 23 (0.42%) SoapUI
13 21 (0.38%) NuGet
14 20 (0.36%) Bower
14 20 (0.36%) PostCSS
15 17 (0.31%) Cucumber
15 17 (0.31%) Karma Test Runner
16 16 (0.29%) HP UFT
16 16 (0.29%) MSI
17 12 (0.22%) Eclipse
General
1 2006 (36.38%) Finance
2 985 (17.86%) Banking
3 443 (8.03%) Retail
4 245 (4.44%) Investment Banking
5 208 (3.77%) Legal
6 200 (3.63%) Financial Institution
7 182 (3.30%) Manufacturing
8 158 (2.87%) Marketing
9 147 (2.67%) Retail Banking
10 127 (2.30%) Telecoms
11 114 (2.07%) Back Office
12 103 (1.87%) Law
13 88 (1.60%) Front Office
14 57 (1.03%) Electronics
15 56 (1.02%) Advertising
16 45 (0.82%) Publishing
17 28 (0.51%) Billing
18 27 (0.49%) Corporate Banking
19 26 (0.47%) Private Banking
20 23 (0.42%) French Language
Job Titles
1 1168 (21.18%) Analyst
2 492 (8.92%) Project Manager
3 452 (8.20%) Business Analyst
4 429 (7.78%) Consultant
5 359 (6.51%) Developer
6 345 (6.26%) IT Manager
7 270 (4.90%) Change Manager
8 256 (4.64%) Service Manager
9 225 (4.08%) Support Analyst
10 204 (3.70%) Network Engineer
11 200 (3.63%) Architect
12 189 (3.43%) Infrastructure Engineer
13 170 (3.08%) Support Engineer
14 157 (2.85%) Applications Support
15 143 (2.59%) IT Project Manager
16 131 (2.38%) Senior Manager
17 123 (2.23%) Delivery Manager
18 112 (2.03%) C# Developer
19 103 (1.87%) Applications Support Analyst
19 103 (1.87%) Service Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 344 (6.24%) .NET
2 171 (3.10%) HTML
3 149 (2.70%) Web Services
4 112 (2.03%) CSS
5 108 (1.96%) Middleware
6 105 (1.90%) REST
7 101 (1.83%) SOAP
8 98 (1.78%) XML
9 85 (1.54%) AngularJS
10 71 (1.29%) HTML5
11 66 (1.20%) RESTful
12 65 (1.18%) ASP.NET
13 58 (1.05%) Node.js
14 48 (0.87%) CSS3
15 43 (0.78%) FIX Protocol
16 40 (0.73%) .NET Framework
16 40 (0.73%) Entity Framework
17 35 (0.63%) J2EE
17 35 (0.63%) Redux
18 32 (0.58%) ASP.NET Web API
Miscellaneous
1 781 (14.16%) Analytical Skills
2 407 (7.38%) Management Information System
3 357 (6.47%) Data Centre
4 306 (5.55%) Computer Science
5 217 (3.94%) Fintech
6 119 (2.16%) Fixed Income
7 103 (1.87%) Clustering
7 103 (1.87%) User Experience
8 87 (1.58%) Equities
9 86 (1.56%) CMDB
10 83 (1.51%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
11 74 (1.34%) Enterprise Software
12 66 (1.20%) Virtual Team
13 55 (1.00%) Replication
14 53 (0.96%) PMI
15 43 (0.78%) Video Conferencing
16 42 (0.76%) Derivative
17 41 (0.74%) FMCG
18 37 (0.67%) NHS
19 36 (0.65%) Robotics
Operating Systems
1 934 (16.94%) Windows
2 558 (10.12%) Linux
3 433 (7.85%) Windows Server
4 312 (5.66%) Unix
5 173 (3.14%) Windows Server 2008
6 135 (2.45%) Windows 7
7 132 (2.39%) Windows Server 2012
8 106 (1.92%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 93 (1.69%) Android
10 63 (1.14%) Windows 10
11 62 (1.12%) Solaris
12 56 (1.02%) Apple iOS
13 52 (0.94%) Windows Server 2003
14 37 (0.67%) AIX
15 32 (0.58%) Windows 8
16 27 (0.49%) CentOS
17 18 (0.33%) Windows Mobile
18 13 (0.24%) Mac OS X
19 10 (0.18%) Oracle Linux
20 9 (0.16%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 1566 (28.40%) ITIL
2 1273 (23.09%) Project Management
3 1169 (21.20%) Agile Software Development
4 774 (14.04%) Stakeholder Management
5 613 (11.12%) PRINCE2
6 604 (10.95%) Continuous Improvement
7 571 (10.36%) Business Analysis
8 567 (10.28%) Service Management
9 531 (9.63%) Problem Management
10 492 (8.92%) Service Delivery
11 442 (8.02%) Incident Management
12 430 (7.80%) Asset Management
13 411 (7.45%) Release Management
14 407 (7.38%) SDLC
15 326 (5.91%) Scrum
16 324 (5.88%) Information Security
17 320 (5.80%) CRM
18 308 (5.59%) Process Improvement
19 305 (5.53%) ERP
20 294 (5.33%) DevOps
Programming Languages
1 756 (13.71%) SQL
2 337 (6.11%) C#
3 336 (6.09%) Java
4 243 (4.41%) PowerShell
5 224 (4.06%) JavaScript
6 182 (3.30%) Python
7 160 (2.90%) C
8 109 (1.98%) Bash Shell
9 76 (1.38%) C++
9 76 (1.38%) Perl
10 73 (1.32%) Shell Script
11 72 (1.31%) T-SQL
12 69 (1.25%) PL/SQL
13 64 (1.16%) Ruby
13 64 (1.16%) VBScript
14 61 (1.11%) VB
15 33 (0.60%) ABAP
16 31 (0.56%) VBA
17 30 (0.54%) VB.NET
18 25 (0.45%) VB6
Qualifications
1 901 (16.34%) Degree
2 224 (4.06%) ITIL Certification
3 206 (3.74%) Cisco Certification
4 196 (3.55%) Security Cleared
5 135 (2.45%) CISSP
6 128 (2.32%) Microsoft Certification
7 127 (2.30%) CCNA
8 118 (2.14%) CCNP
9 116 (2.10%) Computer Science Degree
9 116 (2.10%) PMI Certification
10 112 (2.03%) SC Cleared
11 98 (1.78%) CISM
12 95 (1.72%) PMP
13 93 (1.69%) ISEB
14 92 (1.67%) DV Cleared
15 79 (1.43%) MCSE
16 65 (1.18%) CCIE
17 64 (1.16%) PRINCE2 Certification
18 62 (1.12%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
19 56 (1.02%) MCSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 461 (8.36%) QA
2 350 (6.35%) SLA
3 183 (3.32%) PMO
4 123 (2.23%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 71 (1.29%) PCI DSS
6 50 (0.91%) GDPR
7 47 (0.85%) COBIT
8 39 (0.71%) Data Quality
9 32 (0.58%) ISO/IEC 20000
10 28 (0.51%) ISO 9001
11 22 (0.40%) MiFID
12 18 (0.33%) EMIR
12 18 (0.33%) Sarbanes-Oxley
13 13 (0.24%) Cyber Essentials
13 13 (0.24%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
14 11 (0.20%) Cyber Essentials PLUS
14 11 (0.20%) ISO 9000
15 8 (0.15%) GxP
16 7 (0.13%) ISO 22301
16 7 (0.13%) P3O
System Software
1 487 (8.83%) Active Directory
2 303 (5.50%) VMware Infrastructure
3 154 (2.79%) Hyper-V
4 66 (1.20%) vSphere
5 61 (1.11%) XenApp
6 53 (0.96%) Docker
7 52 (0.94%) VMware ESXi
8 37 (0.67%) Virtual Servers
9 36 (0.65%) ProxySG
10 34 (0.62%) XenDesktop
11 29 (0.53%) Virtual Desktop
12 24 (0.44%) Microsoft App-V
12 24 (0.44%) Veritas Cluster Server
13 19 (0.34%) Terminal Services
14 17 (0.31%) Oracle RAC
15 16 (0.29%) VMware Workstation
16 15 (0.27%) NFS
17 13 (0.24%) Virtual Machines
18 12 (0.22%) Firmware
19 10 (0.18%) UAG
Systems Management
1 157 (2.85%) SCCM
2 116 (2.10%) SCOM
3 99 (1.80%) Puppet
4 95 (1.72%) Ansible
5 67 (1.22%) Opscode Chef
6 40 (0.73%) Microsoft Clustering
7 37 (0.67%) Nagios
8 36 (0.65%) WSUS
9 33 (0.60%) Tivoli
10 27 (0.49%) Backup Exec
11 23 (0.42%) vCenter Server
12 19 (0.34%) Microsoft Intune
12 19 (0.34%) Tivoli Storage Manager
13 18 (0.33%) Norton AntiVirus
14 17 (0.31%) Cacti
14 17 (0.31%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
15 15 (0.27%) NetBackup
15 15 (0.27%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
16 14 (0.25%) HP Quality Center
16 14 (0.25%) Kubernetes
Vendors
1 1025 (18.59%) Microsoft
2 468 (8.49%) Cisco
3 449 (8.14%) SAP
4 409 (7.42%) VMware
5 381 (6.91%) Oracle
6 211 (3.83%) Citrix
7 205 (3.72%) HP
8 149 (2.70%) CheckPoint
9 137 (2.48%) Juniper
10 125 (2.27%) Red Hat
11 114 (2.07%) IBM
12 112 (2.03%) Palo Alto
13 102 (1.85%) ServiceNow
14 91 (1.65%) Salesforce.com
15 87 (1.58%) SolarWinds
16 81 (1.47%) Cadence
16 81 (1.47%) Remedy
17 79 (1.43%) F5
18 70 (1.27%) Symantec
19 65 (1.18%) NetApp