Period
to 18 August 2019

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 18 August 2019 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Change Management
UK
6 months to
18 Aug 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 109 115 103
Rank change year-on-year +6 -12 -2
Permanent jobs citing Change Management 4,180 4,817 5,437
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 2.95% 2.83% 3.07%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 3.20% 3.08% 3.33%
Number of salaries quoted 3,086 3,563 4,049
UK median annual salary £52,500 £54,136 £52,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -3.02% +4.11% +4.00%
10th Percentile £31,500 £32,500 £31,450
90th Percentile £82,500 £82,500 £82,500
UK excluding London median annual salary £47,500 £47,500 £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 130,539 156,170 163,348
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 92.03% 91.73% 92.15%
Number of salaries quoted 102,576 124,391 130,122
UK median annual salary £52,500 £50,000 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.00% - +5.26%
10th Percentile £30,000 £29,000 £28,000
90th Percentile £86,250 £82,500 £80,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year - +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 18 August 2019.

Salary histogram for Change Management in the UK

Change Management
Top 16 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 18 August 2019. 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 +11 3,914 £52,500 -4.55% 428
UK excluding London +20 2,479 £47,500 - 342
London -3 1,562 £60,000 - 120
South East +10 753 £55,000 +4.76% 89
North of England +29 686 £42,500 -5.56% 81
Midlands +20 445 £46,000 +2.22% 60
North West +40 419 £44,000 -2.22% 36
West Midlands +19 329 £46,000 +8.24% 35
South West +18 240 £50,000 +11.11% 40
Yorkshire -5 230 £42,500 -5.56% 39
East of England +44 215 £50,150 +0.30% 38
East Midlands -3 112 £45,972 +2.16% 25
Scotland -38 108 £50,500 +6.32% 27
Wales +2 37 £37,500 -14.29% 7
North East +30 36 £37,500 -16.67% 6
Northern Ireland -27 6 £39,000 +39.29%

For the 6 months to 18 August 2019, 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 1,218 (29.14%) ITIL
2 1,200 (28.71%) Finance
3 1,127 (26.96%) Agile Software Development
4 999 (23.90%) Project Management
5 853 (20.41%) Microsoft
6 674 (16.12%) Problem-Solving
7 615 (14.71%) Degree
8 589 (14.09%) Windows
9 576 (13.78%) Analytical Skills
10 567 (13.56%) SQL
11 564 (13.49%) Stakeholder Management
12 536 (12.82%) Service Management
13 496 (11.87%) Business Analysis
14 455 (10.89%) Incident Management
15 454 (10.86%) Continuous Improvement
16 444 (10.62%) Active Directory
17 440 (10.53%) Management Information System
18 429 (10.26%) Service Delivery
19 426 (10.19%) Microsoft Azure
20 404 (9.67%) PRINCE2
21 382 (9.14%) Problem Management
22 355 (8.49%) Cisco
23 349 (8.35%) Analytics
24 348 (8.33%) Office 365
25 322 (7.70%) Line Management
26 321 (7.68%) Windows Server
27 319 (7.63%) Microsoft Office
28 318 (7.61%) SLA
29 308 (7.37%) CRM
30 305 (7.30%) VMware

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
1 171 (4.09%) SharePoint
2 101 (2.42%) Skype for Business
3 100 (2.39%) MS Exchange
4 94 (2.25%) Confluence
5 72 (1.72%) IIS
6 38 (0.91%) CMS
7 36 (0.86%) Exchange Server 2013
8 25 (0.60%) Apache
9 23 (0.55%) IBM Notes
10 22 (0.53%) WebSphere
11 16 (0.38%) Apache Spark
11 16 (0.38%) Tomcat
12 15 (0.36%) Elasticsearch
12 15 (0.36%) SharePoint 2010
13 14 (0.33%) Exchange Server 2010
14 13 (0.31%) WebLogic
15 12 (0.29%) BizTalk Server
16 11 (0.26%) CICS
16 11 (0.26%) IBM Domino
17 10 (0.24%) Exchange Server 2007
Applications
1 319 (7.63%) Microsoft Office
2 184 (4.40%) Microsoft Excel
3 138 (3.30%) Microsoft Project
4 122 (2.92%) Microsoft PowerPoint
5 103 (2.46%) MS Visio
6 14 (0.33%) Acrobat
7 9 (0.22%) InfoPath
8 5 (0.12%) Open Workbench
8 5 (0.12%) Spreadsheet
9 4 (0.096%) EngageOne
10 2 (0.048%) AutoCAD
11 1 (0.024%) MicroStation
11 1 (0.024%) ProjectWise
11 1 (0.024%) PTC Creo
11 1 (0.024%) Revit
11 1 (0.024%) Siemens NX
Business Applications
1 116 (2.78%) Dynamics CRM
2 44 (1.05%) SAP S/4HANA
3 34 (0.81%) SAP ERP
4 31 (0.74%) Remedy ITSM
5 29 (0.69%) Oracle EBS
6 28 (0.67%) Dynamics AX
7 25 (0.60%) Salesforce.com CRM
8 22 (0.53%) Maximo
9 19 (0.45%) NetSuite
10 15 (0.36%) Dynamics GP
10 15 (0.36%) SimCorp Dimension
11 12 (0.29%) SAP BPC
11 12 (0.29%) SAP CO
11 12 (0.29%) SAP FI
12 11 (0.26%) Dynamics NAV
13 10 (0.24%) Eloqua
13 10 (0.24%) SAP FI/CO
14 9 (0.22%) Oracle ERP
14 9 (0.22%) Unit4 Business World
15 8 (0.19%) SAP SD
Cloud Services
1 426 (10.19%) Microsoft Azure
2 348 (8.33%) Office 365
3 281 (6.72%) Amazon AWS
4 132 (3.16%) SaaS
5 93 (2.22%) Power Platform
6 63 (1.51%) Dynamics 365
7 61 (1.46%) Azure Active Directory
8 60 (1.44%) Google Cloud Platform
9 51 (1.22%) PaaS
10 47 (1.12%) IaaS
11 41 (0.98%) Cloud Computing
12 34 (0.81%) Serverless
13 28 (0.67%) PowerApps
14 23 (0.55%) AWS CloudFormation
15 21 (0.50%) Amazon S3
15 21 (0.50%) AWS Lambda
15 21 (0.50%) OneDrive
16 20 (0.48%) SuccessFactors
17 18 (0.43%) Amazon EC2
18 16 (0.38%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 270 (6.46%) Firewall
2 233 (5.57%) DNS
3 228 (5.45%) WAN
4 196 (4.69%) LAN
5 175 (4.19%) DHCP
6 166 (3.97%) Network Security
7 154 (3.68%) VPN
8 115 (2.75%) Wireless
9 107 (2.56%) Internet
10 104 (2.49%) SAN
11 100 (2.39%) Skype
12 99 (2.37%) TCP/IP
13 78 (1.87%) VLAN
14 73 (1.75%) Wi-Fi
15 67 (1.60%) VoIP
16 60 (1.44%) MPLS
16 60 (1.44%) SSL
17 52 (1.24%) Remote Desktop
18 50 (1.20%) Unified Communications
19 48 (1.15%) Cisco ASA
Database & Business Intelligence
1 291 (6.96%) SQL Server
2 98 (2.34%) Data Warehouse
3 74 (1.77%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 72 (1.72%) Relational Database
5 71 (1.70%) Power BI
6 59 (1.41%) Oracle Reports
7 57 (1.36%) SQL Server Analysis Services
8 56 (1.34%) SQL Server Integration Services
9 39 (0.93%) PostgreSQL
10 37 (0.89%) SQL Server 2012
11 35 (0.84%) BusinessObjects
11 35 (0.84%) MongoDB
12 33 (0.79%) Big Data
12 33 (0.79%) MySQL
13 32 (0.77%) Amazon RDS
14 31 (0.74%) DB2
15 28 (0.67%) Microsoft Analysis Services
15 28 (0.67%) SAP HANA
16 26 (0.62%) RDBMS
17 25 (0.60%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 207 (4.95%) JIRA
2 114 (2.73%) Git (software)
3 86 (2.06%) Jenkins
4 52 (1.24%) Team Foundation Server
5 22 (0.53%) Visual Studio
5 22 (0.53%) Visual Studio Team System
6 18 (0.43%) Bitbucket
7 16 (0.38%) Oracle Forms
7 16 (0.38%) Selenium
8 15 (0.36%) Oracle APEX
9 13 (0.31%) Hudson
10 10 (0.24%) Mercurial
10 10 (0.24%) MSI
11 9 (0.22%) Rational DOORS
11 9 (0.22%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
11 9 (0.22%) TeamCity
12 8 (0.19%) JMeter
13 7 (0.17%) SpecFlow
13 7 (0.17%) Subversion
14 6 (0.14%) GitLab
General
1 1,200 (28.71%) Finance
2 263 (6.29%) Retail
3 178 (4.26%) Banking
4 153 (3.66%) Telecoms
5 139 (3.33%) Public Sector
6 136 (3.25%) Marketing
7 125 (2.99%) Legal
8 96 (2.30%) Manufacturing
9 89 (2.13%) Back Office
10 59 (1.41%) Front Office
11 54 (1.29%) Law
12 41 (0.98%) Local Government
13 29 (0.69%) Pharmaceutical
14 27 (0.65%) Financial Institution
15 26 (0.62%) Billing
16 21 (0.50%) Advertising
17 20 (0.48%) Electronics
18 16 (0.38%) German Language
18 16 (0.38%) Publishing
19 14 (0.33%) French Language
Job Titles
1 926 (22.15%) Analyst
2 429 (10.26%) Business Analyst
3 409 (9.78%) Project Manager
4 255 (6.10%) Consultant
5 251 (6.00%) IT Manager
6 178 (4.26%) Architect
7 160 (3.83%) Change Manager
8 149 (3.56%) Support Analyst
9 148 (3.54%) Service Manager
10 144 (3.44%) Network Engineer
11 141 (3.37%) Developer
12 139 (3.33%) Digital Analyst
12 139 (3.33%) Digital Business Analyst
13 136 (3.25%) IT Analyst
14 127 (3.04%) Support Engineer
15 125 (2.99%) Infrastructure Engineer
16 111 (2.66%) Applications Support
17 107 (2.56%) Delivery Manager
18 104 (2.49%) Process Analyst
19 103 (2.46%) Business Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 143 (3.42%) .NET
2 101 (2.42%) HTML
3 79 (1.89%) CSS
4 69 (1.65%) Web Services
5 64 (1.53%) XML
6 55 (1.32%) JSON
7 52 (1.24%) Node.js
8 34 (0.81%) SOAP
9 33 (0.79%) Middleware
10 32 (0.77%) React
11 31 (0.74%) HTML5
12 30 (0.72%) ASP.NET
13 28 (0.67%) REST
14 26 (0.62%) .NET Framework
15 23 (0.55%) EDI
16 22 (0.53%) AngularJS
16 22 (0.53%) jQuery
16 22 (0.53%) LDAP
17 20 (0.48%) CSS3
18 19 (0.45%) Redux
Miscellaneous
1 576 (13.78%) Analytical Skills
2 440 (10.53%) Management Information System
3 263 (6.29%) User Experience
4 207 (4.95%) Self-Motivation
5 186 (4.45%) Data Centre
6 76 (1.82%) CMDB
7 68 (1.63%) Virtual Team
8 67 (1.60%) Public Cloud
9 53 (1.27%) Fixed Income
10 49 (1.17%) Mobile App
10 49 (1.17%) Replication
11 47 (1.12%) Enterprise Software
12 41 (0.98%) NHS
13 39 (0.93%) PMI
13 39 (0.93%) Private Cloud
14 38 (0.91%) EPoS
15 32 (0.77%) FMCG
16 29 (0.69%) ASIC
17 27 (0.65%) Equities
18 26 (0.62%) Clustering
Operating Systems
1 589 (14.09%) Windows
2 321 (7.68%) Windows Server
3 210 (5.02%) Linux
4 138 (3.30%) Windows 10
5 111 (2.66%) Windows Server 2012
6 102 (2.44%) Unix
7 87 (2.08%) Windows Server 2008
8 72 (1.72%) Windows 7
9 52 (1.24%) Windows Server 2003
10 41 (0.98%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
11 38 (0.91%) CentOS
12 33 (0.79%) Windows 2000
13 27 (0.65%) Windows XP
14 25 (0.60%) Ubuntu
15 23 (0.55%) Android
16 22 (0.53%) AIX
17 20 (0.48%) Mac OS
18 15 (0.36%) Debian
19 12 (0.29%) Windows 8
19 12 (0.29%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 1,218 (29.14%) ITIL
2 1,127 (26.96%) Agile Software Development
3 999 (23.90%) Project Management
4 674 (16.12%) Problem-Solving
5 564 (13.49%) Stakeholder Management
6 536 (12.82%) Service Management
7 496 (11.87%) Business Analysis
8 455 (10.89%) Incident Management
9 454 (10.86%) Continuous Improvement
10 429 (10.26%) Service Delivery
11 404 (9.67%) PRINCE2
12 382 (9.14%) Problem Management
13 349 (8.35%) Analytics
14 322 (7.70%) Line Management
15 308 (7.37%) CRM
16 300 (7.18%) Migration
17 287 (6.87%) DevOps
18 275 (6.58%) ITSM
19 274 (6.56%) Workshop Facilitation
20 265 (6.34%) Asset Management
Programming Languages
1 567 (13.56%) SQL
2 205 (4.90%) PowerShell
3 164 (3.92%) Java
4 140 (3.35%) C
5 116 (2.78%) Python
6 115 (2.75%) JavaScript
7 113 (2.70%) C#
8 59 (1.41%) PL/SQL
9 56 (1.34%) Bash Shell
10 40 (0.96%) T-SQL
11 31 (0.74%) PHP
12 25 (0.60%) VBScript
13 24 (0.57%) C++
13 24 (0.57%) VB.NET
14 19 (0.45%) Go
15 17 (0.41%) ABAP
15 17 (0.41%) VBA
16 15 (0.36%) VB
17 14 (0.33%) Perl
17 14 (0.33%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 615 (14.71%) Degree
2 240 (5.74%) Security Cleared
3 235 (5.62%) Cisco Certification
4 160 (3.83%) Microsoft Certification
5 148 (3.54%) SC Cleared
6 146 (3.49%) CCNA
7 107 (2.56%) ITIL Certification
8 96 (2.30%) PMI Certification
9 91 (2.18%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
10 89 (2.13%) CCNP
11 81 (1.94%) MCSE
12 79 (1.89%) DV Cleared
13 75 (1.79%) PMP
14 72 (1.72%) MCP
15 69 (1.65%) CISSP
16 60 (1.44%) ISEB
17 54 (1.29%) MCSA
17 54 (1.29%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
18 43 (1.03%) CIMA
19 41 (0.98%) CFA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 318 (7.61%) SLA
2 250 (5.98%) QA
3 196 (4.69%) PMO
4 129 (3.09%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 102 (2.44%) GDPR
6 53 (1.27%) Data Quality
7 52 (1.24%) PCI DSS
8 34 (0.81%) COBIT
8 34 (0.81%) Sarbanes-Oxley
9 32 (0.77%) MiFID
10 31 (0.74%) EMIR
11 30 (0.72%) NIST
12 21 (0.50%) Cyber Essentials
13 13 (0.31%) ISO/IEC 20000
14 12 (0.29%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
15 7 (0.17%) Cyber Essentials PLUS
15 7 (0.17%) GxP
15 7 (0.17%) ISO 22301
15 7 (0.17%) P3O
16 6 (0.14%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 444 (10.62%) Active Directory
2 201 (4.81%) VMware Infrastructure
3 114 (2.73%) Hyper-V
4 101 (2.42%) Docker
5 56 (1.34%) VMware ESXi
6 47 (1.12%) XenApp
7 40 (0.96%) vSphere
8 39 (0.93%) Virtual Machines
9 29 (0.69%) Virtual Servers
10 27 (0.65%) Firmware
11 22 (0.53%) Virtual Desktop
12 21 (0.50%) Microsoft App-V
13 20 (0.48%) BitLocker
13 20 (0.48%) XenDesktop
14 19 (0.45%) Tivoli Workload Scheduler
15 15 (0.36%) VMware NSX
16 12 (0.29%) Apache ZooKeeper
17 11 (0.26%) Microsoft Virtual Server
18 10 (0.24%) DFS Replication
19 8 (0.19%) NFS
Systems Management
1 170 (4.07%) SCCM
2 97 (2.32%) Ansible
3 85 (2.03%) Terraform
4 47 (1.12%) Puppet
5 45 (1.08%) Opscode Chef
6 44 (1.05%) Kubernetes
7 37 (0.89%) Microsoft Intune
8 34 (0.81%) SCOM
9 29 (0.69%) WSUS
10 26 (0.62%) Single Sign-On
11 25 (0.60%) Tivoli
12 21 (0.50%) Norton AntiVirus
13 19 (0.45%) vCenter Server
14 17 (0.41%) Cisco CUCM
15 15 (0.36%) Nagios
16 14 (0.33%) Jamf Pro
16 14 (0.33%) Nessus
17 13 (0.31%) FortiGate
18 12 (0.29%) Consul
18 12 (0.29%) SCVMM
Vendors
1 853 (20.41%) Microsoft
2 355 (8.49%) Cisco
3 305 (7.30%) VMware
4 224 (5.36%) SAP
5 218 (5.22%) Oracle
6 177 (4.23%) Citrix
7 144 (3.44%) HP
8 135 (3.23%) ServiceNow
9 131 (3.13%) Salesforce.com
10 87 (2.08%) CheckPoint
11 73 (1.75%) Juniper
11 73 (1.75%) Palo Alto
12 61 (1.46%) IBM
13 58 (1.39%) Adobe
13 58 (1.39%) Veeam
14 54 (1.29%) SolarWinds
15 51 (1.22%) Dell
16 46 (1.10%) Remedy
17 45 (1.08%) Meraki
18 43 (1.03%) F5