Period
to 3 August 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 3 August 2020 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Change Management
UK
6 months to
3 Aug 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 142 114 117
Rank change year-on-year -28 +3 -11
Permanent jobs citing Change Management 1,581 4,217 4,903
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the UK 2.35% 2.93% 2.83%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.55% 3.17% 3.08%
Number of salaries quoted 1,238 3,235 3,699
Median annual salary £52,500 £52,500 £55,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - -4.55% +10.00%
10th Percentile £31,250 £31,720 £32,250
90th Percentile £77,500 £82,500 £83,750
UK excluding London median annual salary £47,500 £47,500 £47,500

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 62,019 132,913 159,184
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 92.22% 92.22% 91.98%
Number of salaries quoted 49,487 104,717 127,051
Median annual salary £55,000 £52,500 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +4.76% +5.00% +1.52%
10th Percentile £32,500 £30,000 £29,000
90th Percentile £90,000 £86,250 £82,500
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 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 3 August 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 3 August 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 -25 1,481 £52,500 - 122
UK excluding London -15 949 £47,500 - 109
London -42 576 £60,000 - 32
North of England -8 272 £45,000 +2.27% 36
South East -36 227 £55,000 - 18
Midlands +8 210 £50,000 +8.70% 18
North West -12 167 £45,000 - 22
West Midlands +11 154 £50,000 +11.11% 15
South West +39 122 £47,500 -5.00% 12
Yorkshire +12 81 £42,500 -3.41% 11
East of England -2 67 £44,316 -11.37% 6
Work from Home -46 53 £65,000 +18.18% 14
East Midlands +24 52 £45,000 -4.26% 3
Scotland +6 28 £50,000 -5.21% 10
North East +22 24 £42,500 +6.25% 3
Wales +16 19 £42,500 +4.97% 8
Northern Ireland +23 6 £30,000 -23.08% 1

For the 6 months to 3 August 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.

1 507 (32.07%) Finance
2 461 (29.16%) Microsoft
3 459 (29.03%) ITIL
4 383 (24.23%) Windows
5 381 (24.10%) Agile Software Development
6 334 (21.13%) Project Management
7 251 (15.88%) SQL
8 237 (14.99%) Problem-Solving
9 225 (14.23%) Azure
10 215 (13.60%) VMware
11 211 (13.35%) Analytical Skills
12 197 (12.46%) Active Directory
13 189 (11.95%) Firewall
13 189 (11.95%) Incident Management
13 189 (11.95%) Office 365
14 188 (11.89%) Stakeholder Management
15 187 (11.83%) Service Management
16 185 (11.70%) Service Delivery
17 176 (11.13%) Linux
18 168 (10.63%) Problem Management
19 163 (10.31%) Project Delivery
20 162 (10.25%) Degree
21 148 (9.36%) SQL Server
21 148 (9.36%) Cisco
22 138 (8.73%) Management Information System
23 134 (8.48%) VMware Infrastructure
24 126 (7.97%) Windows Server
25 125 (7.91%) PRINCE2
26 123 (7.78%) SLA
27 120 (7.59%) PowerShell

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 89 (5.63%) SharePoint
2 57 (3.61%) MS Exchange
3 53 (3.35%) Exchange Server 2013
4 24 (1.52%) IIS
5 22 (1.39%) Confluence
6 19 (1.20%) Exchange Server 2010
7 15 (0.95%) CMS
8 11 (0.70%) Skype for Business
8 11 (0.70%) Tomcat
8 11 (0.70%) WebSphere
9 10 (0.63%) SharePoint Server
10 9 (0.57%) SharePoint 2010
11 7 (0.44%) Apache
11 7 (0.44%) Apache Airflow
11 7 (0.44%) OpenStack
11 7 (0.44%) WebLogic
12 5 (0.32%) BizTalk Server
12 5 (0.32%) Elasticsearch
12 5 (0.32%) MQSeries
12 5 (0.32%) WildFly
Applications
1 113 (7.15%) Microsoft Office
2 96 (6.07%) Microsoft Excel
3 58 (3.67%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 53 (3.35%) MS Visio
5 43 (2.72%) Microsoft Project
6 7 (0.44%) Open Workbench
7 5 (0.32%) AutoCAD
7 5 (0.32%) SketchUp
7 5 (0.32%) Spreadsheet
8 2 (0.13%) SPSS
9 1 (0.063%) Adobe Premiere
9 1 (0.063%) InfoPath
9 1 (0.063%) Windchill
Business Applications
1 15 (0.95%) SAP ERP
2 12 (0.76%) Dynamics CRM
3 11 (0.70%) Dynamics AX
3 11 (0.70%) Maximo
4 9 (0.57%) Oracle EBS
5 8 (0.51%) NetSuite
5 8 (0.51%) Oracle Payables
6 7 (0.44%) JDE OneWorld
6 7 (0.44%) Remedy ITSM
7 5 (0.32%) Oracle Applications
7 5 (0.32%) Oracle ERP
7 5 (0.32%) SAP S/4HANA
8 4 (0.25%) Magento
8 4 (0.25%) Oracle Financials
8 4 (0.25%) Oracle General Ledger
8 4 (0.25%) Oracle Internet Expenses
8 4 (0.25%) Oracle Receivables
8 4 (0.25%) Q-Pulse
9 3 (0.19%) Hyperion Planning
9 3 (0.19%) Oracle EBS R12
Cloud Services
1 225 (14.23%) Azure
2 189 (11.95%) Office 365
3 68 (4.30%) AWS
4 55 (3.48%) Power Platform
5 41 (2.59%) Azure Active Directory
6 40 (2.53%) Dynamics 365
7 34 (2.15%) PaaS
8 28 (1.77%) IaaS
9 17 (1.08%) Cloud Computing
9 17 (1.08%) GCP
9 17 (1.08%) SaaS
10 14 (0.89%) PowerApps
11 11 (0.70%) OneDrive
12 8 (0.51%) Azure Data Factory
12 8 (0.51%) Mimecast
12 8 (0.51%) Virtual Private Cloud
13 7 (0.44%) Stackdriver
14 6 (0.38%) Logic Apps
15 5 (0.32%) Boomi
15 5 (0.32%) Serverless
Communications & Networking
1 189 (11.95%) Firewall
2 115 (7.27%) LAN
3 114 (7.21%) WAN
4 105 (6.64%) DNS
5 101 (6.39%) Network Security
6 97 (6.14%) DHCP
7 92 (5.82%) VPN
8 86 (5.44%) TCP/IP
9 74 (4.68%) SAN
10 67 (4.24%) iSCSI
11 47 (2.97%) Fibre Channel
12 39 (2.47%) Skype
13 37 (2.34%) Internet
14 25 (1.58%) Wi-Fi
15 24 (1.52%) NetScaler
15 24 (1.52%) Wireless
16 23 (1.45%) IPsec
17 21 (1.33%) Wireshark
18 17 (1.08%) Cisco ASA
18 17 (1.08%) Remote Desktop
Database & Business Intelligence
1 148 (9.36%) SQL Server
2 52 (3.29%) Power BI
3 43 (2.72%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 32 (2.02%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 28 (1.77%) Oracle Reports
6 27 (1.71%) Oracle Database
7 25 (1.58%) Data Warehouse
8 23 (1.45%) Data Lake
9 21 (1.33%) SQL Server 2014
10 18 (1.14%) Relational Database
10 18 (1.14%) SQL Server 2012
10 18 (1.14%) SQL Server 2016
11 14 (0.89%) Big Data
12 11 (0.70%) SQL Server Analysis Services
13 10 (0.63%) Azure SQL Database
14 9 (0.57%) Amazon RDS
14 9 (0.57%) QlikView
15 8 (0.51%) SAP BW
16 7 (0.44%) BusinessObjects
16 7 (0.44%) Microsoft Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 79 (5.00%) JIRA
2 30 (1.90%) Git (software)
3 19 (1.20%) Oracle APEX
4 14 (0.89%) Visual Studio
5 13 (0.82%) Bitbucket
5 13 (0.82%) Jenkins
6 9 (0.57%) Selenium
7 7 (0.44%) Octopus Deploy
7 7 (0.44%) Visual Studio Tools for Office
8 6 (0.38%) PhpStorm
8 6 (0.38%) Sonatype Nexus
8 6 (0.38%) SpecFlow
8 6 (0.38%) Team Foundation Server
9 4 (0.25%) GitLab
9 4 (0.25%) mountebank
9 4 (0.25%) Postman
9 4 (0.25%) Serilog
9 4 (0.25%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
10 3 (0.19%) Artifactory
10 3 (0.19%) Cucumber
General
1 507 (32.07%) Finance
2 76 (4.81%) Public Sector
3 73 (4.62%) Banking
4 61 (3.86%) Legal
5 56 (3.54%) Marketing
6 51 (3.23%) Law
7 50 (3.16%) Retail
8 41 (2.59%) Telecoms
9 35 (2.21%) Local Government
10 30 (1.90%) Financial Institution
11 27 (1.71%) Manufacturing
12 19 (1.20%) Back Office
13 17 (1.08%) Front Office
14 15 (0.95%) Billing
15 12 (0.76%) Advertising
16 10 (0.63%) Games
16 10 (0.63%) Investment Banking
17 8 (0.51%) Police
18 6 (0.38%) Automotive
18 6 (0.38%) General Ledger
Job Titles
1 298 (18.85%) Analyst
2 126 (7.97%) Project Manager
3 80 (5.06%) Administrator
4 78 (4.93%) Consultant
5 76 (4.81%) IT Manager
6 72 (4.55%) Business Analyst
7 71 (4.49%) Service Manager
8 69 (4.36%) Developer
8 69 (4.36%) Systems Administrator
9 68 (4.30%) Network Engineer
10 67 (4.24%) Support Analyst
11 58 (3.67%) Change Manager
12 56 (3.54%) Infrastructure Engineer
12 56 (3.54%) IT Analyst
13 46 (2.91%) Delivery Manager
14 45 (2.85%) Architect
15 41 (2.59%) Infrastructure Analyst
15 41 (2.59%) Support Engineer
16 39 (2.47%) Applications Support
17 36 (2.28%) Infrastructure Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 56 (3.54%) .NET
2 32 (2.02%) HTML
3 23 (1.45%) XML
4 21 (1.33%) CSS
5 19 (1.20%) Middleware
6 15 (0.95%) ASP.NET
6 15 (0.95%) RabbitMQ
6 15 (0.95%) Web Services
7 14 (0.89%) jQuery
8 12 (0.76%) .NET Framework
9 11 (0.70%) Oracle Fusion
10 10 (0.63%) JSON
11 9 (0.57%) Regular Expression
12 8 (0.51%) REST
12 8 (0.51%) SOAP
13 7 (0.44%) AngularJS
13 7 (0.44%) Classic ASP
13 7 (0.44%) LDAP
14 6 (0.38%) React
15 5 (0.32%) 802.1X
Miscellaneous
1 211 (13.35%) Analytical Skills
2 138 (8.73%) Management Information System
3 117 (7.40%) Data Centre
4 90 (5.69%) Self-Motivation
5 36 (2.28%) Enterprise Storage
6 34 (2.15%) Clustering
7 33 (2.09%) CMDB
8 29 (1.83%) Driving Licence
9 26 (1.64%) User Experience
10 17 (1.08%) Virtual Team
11 14 (0.89%) Fixed Income
12 12 (0.76%) PMI
13 11 (0.70%) PKI
14 10 (0.63%) Data Structures
14 10 (0.63%) Hybrid Cloud
14 10 (0.63%) Mobile App
14 10 (0.63%) Public Cloud
14 10 (0.63%) Replication
14 10 (0.63%) Video Conferencing
15 9 (0.57%) Greenfield Project
Operating Systems
1 383 (24.23%) Windows
2 176 (11.13%) Linux
3 126 (7.97%) Windows Server
4 93 (5.88%) Unix
5 57 (3.61%) Windows Server 2008
6 47 (2.97%) Windows 10
7 41 (2.59%) Windows Server 2016
8 39 (2.47%) Windows 7
9 37 (2.34%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 36 (2.28%) Windows Server 2012
11 22 (1.39%) Solaris
12 18 (1.14%) AIX
13 11 (0.70%) CentOS
13 11 (0.70%) SUSE
13 11 (0.70%) Windows 8
14 10 (0.63%) Windows Server 2003
15 9 (0.57%) Windows 2000
16 8 (0.51%) Apple iOS
17 7 (0.44%) HPUX
18 6 (0.38%) Oracle Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 459 (29.03%) ITIL
2 381 (24.10%) Agile Software Development
3 334 (21.13%) Project Management
4 237 (14.99%) Problem-Solving
5 189 (11.95%) Incident Management
6 188 (11.89%) Stakeholder Management
7 187 (11.83%) Service Management
8 185 (11.70%) Service Delivery
9 168 (10.63%) Problem Management
10 163 (10.31%) Project Delivery
11 125 (7.91%) PRINCE2
12 118 (7.46%) Continuous Improvement
13 116 (7.34%) Risk Management
14 105 (6.64%) Decision-Making
14 105 (6.64%) Process Improvement
15 103 (6.51%) Information Security
16 102 (6.45%) Configuration Management
17 98 (6.20%) Waterfall
18 95 (6.01%) DevOps
19 90 (5.69%) Disaster Recovery
Programming Languages
1 251 (15.88%) SQL
2 120 (7.59%) PowerShell
3 94 (5.95%) Python
4 84 (5.31%) Java
5 53 (3.35%) C#
6 40 (2.53%) Perl
7 39 (2.47%) C
7 39 (2.47%) JavaScript
8 35 (2.21%) PL/SQL
9 31 (1.96%) C++
10 30 (1.90%) VBScript
11 25 (1.58%) R
12 23 (1.45%) Bash Shell
13 22 (1.39%) Shell Script
14 17 (1.08%) PHP
15 16 (1.01%) T-SQL
16 13 (0.82%) VBA
17 12 (0.76%) Ruby
18 9 (0.57%) Groovy
19 7 (0.44%) Go
Qualifications
1 162 (10.25%) Degree
2 90 (5.69%) Microsoft Certification
3 72 (4.55%) Security Cleared
4 62 (3.92%) Cisco Certification
5 58 (3.67%) ITIL Certification
6 54 (3.42%) SC Cleared
7 49 (3.10%) MCSA
8 48 (3.04%) MCSE
9 40 (2.53%) CCNP
10 39 (2.47%) CCNA
11 31 (1.96%) Server+ Certification
12 27 (1.71%) Computer Science Degree
13 23 (1.45%) PMI Certification
13 23 (1.45%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
14 21 (1.33%) PMP
15 20 (1.27%) DV Cleared
16 18 (1.14%) CISSP
17 17 (1.08%) CISM
18 16 (1.01%) ISEB
19 12 (0.76%) RHCE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 123 (7.78%) SLA
2 81 (5.12%) PMO
3 57 (3.61%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 56 (3.54%) QA
5 31 (1.96%) GDPR
6 25 (1.58%) Data Quality
6 25 (1.58%) ISO/IEC 20000
7 24 (1.52%) Sarbanes-Oxley
8 23 (1.45%) BS25999
9 22 (1.39%) NIST
10 16 (1.01%) COBIT
11 13 (0.82%) PCI DSS
12 7 (0.44%) P3O
13 6 (0.38%) Def Stans
14 4 (0.25%) ISO 9001
15 3 (0.19%) Cyber Essentials
16 2 (0.13%) HIPAA
16 2 (0.13%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
16 2 (0.13%) NIST 800
16 2 (0.13%) PSD2
System Software
1 197 (12.46%) Active Directory
2 134 (8.48%) VMware Infrastructure
3 81 (5.12%) Hyper-V
4 50 (3.16%) XenApp
5 46 (2.91%) XenDesktop
6 36 (2.28%) vSphere
7 30 (1.90%) Virtual Machines
8 27 (1.71%) BitLocker
9 25 (1.58%) Docker
10 23 (1.45%) NFS
11 18 (1.14%) VMware ESXi
12 12 (0.76%) Virtual Desktop
13 10 (0.63%) Virtual Servers
14 9 (0.57%) Firmware
14 9 (0.57%) Tivoli Workload Scheduler
15 8 (0.51%) VMware Server
16 5 (0.32%) Apache ZooKeeper
16 5 (0.32%) Citrix Presentation Server
16 5 (0.32%) GPFS
16 5 (0.32%) Lustre
Systems Management
1 50 (3.16%) SCCM
2 47 (2.97%) Backup Exec
3 44 (2.78%) Ansible
4 23 (1.45%) Microsoft Intune
5 22 (1.39%) Kubernetes
6 17 (1.08%) Puppet
7 15 (0.95%) Tivoli
8 12 (0.76%) Control-M
8 12 (0.76%) Norton AntiVirus
8 12 (0.76%) Single Sign-On
9 11 (0.70%) Opscode Chef
10 8 (0.51%) McAfee ePO
10 8 (0.51%) Terraform
11 7 (0.44%) FortiGate
12 6 (0.38%) Grafana
12 6 (0.38%) QRadar
12 6 (0.38%) SCOM
13 5 (0.32%) BMC PATROL
13 5 (0.32%) vCenter Server
13 5 (0.32%) ZABBIX
Vendors
1 461 (29.16%) Microsoft
2 215 (13.60%) VMware
3 148 (9.36%) Cisco
4 109 (6.89%) Citrix
5 101 (6.39%) Oracle
6 87 (5.50%) HP
7 74 (4.68%) SAP
8 69 (4.36%) CheckPoint
9 47 (2.97%) Dell
10 44 (2.78%) IBM
10 44 (2.78%) Veeam
11 42 (2.66%) ServiceNow
11 42 (2.66%) Sophos
12 39 (2.47%) NetApp
13 34 (2.15%) Red Hat
14 33 (2.09%) Salesforce.com
15 30 (1.90%) Juniper
16 27 (1.71%) McAfee
17 26 (1.64%) Symantec
18 23 (1.45%) EqualLogic