Period
to 4 June 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 4 June 2020 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Change Management
UK
6 months to
4 Jun 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 136 111 118
Rank change year-on-year -25 +7 -9
Permanent jobs citing Change Management 2,132 4,250 4,850
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the UK 2.45% 2.98% 2.83%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.65% 3.23% 3.07%
Number of salaries quoted 1,661 3,037 3,708
Median annual salary £55,000 £52,500 £55,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +4.76% -4.55% +7.22%
10th Percentile £32,500 £32,500 £32,500
90th Percentile £82,500 £82,500 £85,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £49,000 £47,500 £48,000
% change year-on-year +3.16% -1.04% +6.67%

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 80,362 131,748 158,043
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 92.27% 92.24% 92.30%
Number of salaries quoted 63,702 103,166 127,091
Median annual salary £55,000 £52,500 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +4.76% +5.00% +5.26%
10th Percentile £31,250 £30,000 £29,250
90th Percentile £90,000 £85,000 £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 4 June 2020.

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 4 June 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 -24 1,995 £55,000 +4.76% 105
UK excluding London -6 1,201 £49,000 +3.16% 82
London -38 864 £62,500 +4.17% 27
South East -36 321 £56,500 +4.34% 11
North of England -4 311 £46,000 +2.22% 27
Midlands +4 251 £52,500 +17.98% 23
North West -3 183 £45,000 - 19
West Midlands -1 172 £53,000 +20.45% 15
South West +45 131 £45,000 -9.09% 9
East of England +7 106 £45,000 -10.00% 7
Yorkshire +7 105 £51,250 +15.49% 6
East Midlands +32 72 £47,500 +5.56% 7
Work from Home -38 61 £65,000 +17.07% 8
Scotland +10 54 £45,000 -10.89% 3
North East +9 23 £56,527 +33.00% 2
Wales -9 23 £37,500 -21.47% 1
Northern Ireland +23 6 £28,750 -26.28% 1
Isle of Man -1 1 £53,000 +6.00%

For the 6 months to 4 June 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.

1 712 (33.40%) Finance
2 562 (26.36%) Microsoft
3 537 (25.19%) Agile Software Development
4 531 (24.91%) ITIL
5 469 (22.00%) Project Management
6 407 (19.09%) Windows
7 368 (17.26%) SQL
8 347 (16.28%) Problem-Solving
9 280 (13.13%) Stakeholder Management
9 280 (13.13%) Analytical Skills
10 265 (12.43%) Azure
11 257 (12.05%) Firewall
12 243 (11.40%) Service Management
13 241 (11.30%) Service Delivery
14 231 (10.83%) Office 365
15 227 (10.65%) Degree
16 225 (10.55%) Incident Management
17 223 (10.46%) VMware
17 223 (10.46%) Project Delivery
18 221 (10.37%) Linux
19 217 (10.18%) Active Directory
20 205 (9.62%) SQL Server
21 194 (9.10%) Problem Management
22 192 (9.01%) Management Information System
23 184 (8.63%) Continuous Improvement
24 178 (8.35%) PRINCE2
25 176 (8.26%) Microsoft Office
26 170 (7.97%) Cisco
27 168 (7.88%) VMware Infrastructure
28 166 (7.79%) Windows Server

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
1 110 (5.16%) SharePoint
2 67 (3.14%) MS Exchange
3 52 (2.44%) Exchange Server 2013
4 42 (1.97%) IIS
5 41 (1.92%) Confluence
6 32 (1.50%) CMS
7 19 (0.89%) Exchange Server 2010
7 19 (0.89%) Tomcat
8 17 (0.80%) Apache
9 15 (0.70%) SharePoint Server
10 12 (0.56%) SharePoint 2010
11 11 (0.52%) SAS
11 11 (0.52%) Skype for Business
11 11 (0.52%) WebLogic
11 11 (0.52%) WebSphere
12 9 (0.42%) OpenStack
12 9 (0.42%) WildFly
13 7 (0.33%) Apache Airflow
13 7 (0.33%) BizTalk Server
14 6 (0.28%) MQSeries
Applications
1 176 (8.26%) Microsoft Office
2 130 (6.10%) Microsoft Excel
3 80 (3.75%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 71 (3.33%) MS Visio
5 59 (2.77%) Microsoft Project
6 9 (0.42%) Open Workbench
7 6 (0.28%) AutoCAD
7 6 (0.28%) SketchUp
8 5 (0.23%) Spreadsheet
9 2 (0.094%) SPSS
10 1 (0.047%) Adobe Premiere
10 1 (0.047%) InfoPath
10 1 (0.047%) PTC Creo
10 1 (0.047%) Windchill
Business Applications
1 24 (1.13%) SAP ERP
2 21 (0.98%) Dynamics CRM
3 16 (0.75%) NetSuite
3 16 (0.75%) Oracle EBS
4 13 (0.61%) Oracle Payables
5 11 (0.52%) Dynamics AX
6 10 (0.47%) Dynamics NAV
6 10 (0.47%) JDE OneWorld
6 10 (0.47%) SAP S/4HANA
7 9 (0.42%) Maximo
7 9 (0.42%) Oracle Financials
8 8 (0.38%) Oracle Applications
8 8 (0.38%) Oracle General Ledger
8 8 (0.38%) SAP CO
8 8 (0.38%) SAP FI
8 8 (0.38%) SAP FI/CO
9 7 (0.33%) Elite 3E
9 7 (0.33%) Oracle Internet Expenses
9 7 (0.33%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
9 7 (0.33%) Oracle Receivables
Cloud Services
1 265 (12.43%) Azure
2 231 (10.83%) Office 365
3 105 (4.92%) AWS
4 65 (3.05%) Power Platform
5 48 (2.25%) Dynamics 365
6 42 (1.97%) Azure Active Directory
7 40 (1.88%) SaaS
8 39 (1.83%) PaaS
9 38 (1.78%) IaaS
10 32 (1.50%) GCP
11 19 (0.89%) Cloud Computing
12 13 (0.61%) Mimecast
13 12 (0.56%) G Suite
13 12 (0.56%) PowerApps
14 11 (0.52%) Azure Data Factory
15 10 (0.47%) OneDrive
16 8 (0.38%) Virtual Private Cloud
17 7 (0.33%) Stackdriver
18 6 (0.28%) Boomi
18 6 (0.28%) Dropbox
Communications & Networking
1 257 (12.05%) Firewall
2 120 (5.63%) LAN
2 120 (5.63%) WAN
3 118 (5.53%) Network Security
4 114 (5.35%) VPN
5 95 (4.46%) DNS
6 92 (4.32%) DHCP
7 73 (3.42%) TCP/IP
8 52 (2.44%) SAN
9 51 (2.39%) Internet
10 43 (2.02%) Skype
11 40 (1.88%) Wireless
12 33 (1.55%) Wi-Fi
13 29 (1.36%) MPLS
14 28 (1.31%) Cisco ASA
14 28 (1.31%) NetScaler
15 27 (1.27%) IPsec
15 27 (1.27%) Wireshark
16 26 (1.22%) iSCSI
17 24 (1.13%) VLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 205 (9.62%) SQL Server
2 75 (3.52%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 64 (3.00%) Power BI
4 61 (2.86%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 44 (2.06%) Data Warehouse
6 37 (1.74%) Oracle Database
7 27 (1.27%) Relational Database
8 26 (1.22%) SQL Server 2016
8 26 (1.22%) SQL Server Analysis Services
9 24 (1.13%) SQL Server 2014
10 21 (0.98%) SQL Server 2012
11 18 (0.84%) Oracle Reports
12 17 (0.80%) QlikView
13 14 (0.66%) Azure SQL Database
13 14 (0.66%) Data Lake
14 13 (0.61%) BusinessObjects
15 12 (0.56%) Big Data
16 10 (0.47%) Amazon RDS
16 10 (0.47%) RDBMS
17 9 (0.42%) SAP BW
Development Applications
1 116 (5.44%) JIRA
2 46 (2.16%) Git (software)
3 25 (1.17%) Jenkins
4 15 (0.70%) Oracle APEX
5 14 (0.66%) Bitbucket
5 14 (0.66%) Visual Studio
6 11 (0.52%) Team Foundation Server
7 10 (0.47%) Selenium
7 10 (0.47%) Visual Studio Tools for Office
8 7 (0.33%) Octopus Deploy
8 7 (0.33%) Subversion
9 6 (0.28%) PhpStorm
9 6 (0.28%) SpecFlow
9 6 (0.28%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
9 6 (0.28%) Visual Studio Team System
10 5 (0.23%) Cucumber
10 5 (0.23%) GitLab
11 4 (0.19%) Postman
11 4 (0.19%) Serilog
11 4 (0.19%) Sonatype Nexus
General
1 712 (33.40%) Finance
2 98 (4.60%) Public Sector
3 93 (4.36%) Banking
4 92 (4.32%) Legal
5 71 (3.33%) Law
6 69 (3.24%) Retail
7 63 (2.95%) Marketing
8 55 (2.58%) Local Government
9 50 (2.35%) Back Office
10 49 (2.30%) Front Office
10 49 (2.30%) Manufacturing
11 48 (2.25%) Financial Institution
12 47 (2.20%) Telecoms
13 20 (0.94%) Billing
14 16 (0.75%) Digital Economy
15 14 (0.66%) Advertising
16 13 (0.61%) Games
17 12 (0.56%) Automotive
18 10 (0.47%) Police
19 9 (0.42%) General Ledger
Job Titles
1 398 (18.67%) Analyst
2 172 (8.07%) Project Manager
3 128 (6.00%) Business Analyst
4 123 (5.77%) Consultant
5 109 (5.11%) Developer
6 108 (5.07%) Network Engineer
7 101 (4.74%) IT Manager
8 98 (4.60%) Change Manager
9 95 (4.46%) Service Manager
10 92 (4.32%) Administrator
11 86 (4.03%) Support Analyst
12 85 (3.99%) Infrastructure Engineer
13 73 (3.42%) Systems Administrator
14 66 (3.10%) Delivery Manager
15 59 (2.77%) Support Engineer
16 56 (2.63%) IT Analyst
17 53 (2.49%) Architect
18 51 (2.39%) Applications Support
19 46 (2.16%) IT Support
20 42 (1.97%) Operations Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 76 (3.56%) .NET
2 52 (2.44%) Web Services
3 48 (2.25%) HTML
4 39 (1.83%) XML
5 34 (1.59%) CSS
6 27 (1.27%) ASP.NET
7 21 (0.98%) REST
8 20 (0.94%) jQuery
8 20 (0.94%) Middleware
9 19 (0.89%) JSON
9 19 (0.89%) RabbitMQ
10 16 (0.75%) .NET Framework
10 16 (0.75%) SOAP
11 15 (0.70%) Oracle Fusion
12 12 (0.56%) AngularJS
12 12 (0.56%) Node.js
13 11 (0.52%) React
14 10 (0.47%) Ajax
14 10 (0.47%) Classic ASP
15 9 (0.42%) WinForms
Miscellaneous
1 280 (13.13%) Analytical Skills
2 192 (9.01%) Management Information System
3 112 (5.25%) Data Centre
4 74 (3.47%) Self-Motivation
5 53 (2.49%) Enterprise Storage
6 42 (1.97%) Fixed Income
7 40 (1.88%) Clustering
7 40 (1.88%) User Experience
8 39 (1.83%) CMDB
9 35 (1.64%) Virtual Team
10 33 (1.55%) Driving Licence
10 33 (1.55%) Greenfield Project
11 30 (1.41%) PMI
12 26 (1.22%) Public Cloud
13 21 (0.98%) Equities
14 20 (0.94%) Data Structures
14 20 (0.94%) Derivative
14 20 (0.94%) Hedge funds
15 19 (0.89%) Replication
16 18 (0.84%) Reference Data
Operating Systems
1 407 (19.09%) Windows
2 221 (10.37%) Linux
3 166 (7.79%) Windows Server
4 102 (4.78%) Unix
5 59 (2.77%) Windows Server 2016
6 53 (2.49%) Windows 10
6 53 (2.49%) Windows Server 2012
7 43 (2.02%) Windows 7
8 42 (1.97%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 42 (1.97%) Windows Server 2008
9 29 (1.36%) Solaris
10 16 (0.75%) AIX
11 15 (0.70%) SUSE
12 14 (0.66%) Windows Server 2019
13 12 (0.56%) Android
13 12 (0.56%) CentOS
14 11 (0.52%) Windows Server 2003
15 9 (0.42%) Windows 8
16 8 (0.38%) Apple iOS
17 7 (0.33%) Oracle Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 537 (25.19%) Agile Software Development
2 531 (24.91%) ITIL
3 469 (22.00%) Project Management
4 347 (16.28%) Problem-Solving
5 280 (13.13%) Stakeholder Management
6 243 (11.40%) Service Management
7 241 (11.30%) Service Delivery
8 225 (10.55%) Incident Management
9 223 (10.46%) Project Delivery
10 194 (9.10%) Problem Management
11 184 (8.63%) Continuous Improvement
12 178 (8.35%) PRINCE2
13 151 (7.08%) Information Security
14 146 (6.85%) Waterfall
15 143 (6.71%) Risk Management
16 135 (6.33%) SDLC
17 132 (6.19%) Decision-Making
18 130 (6.10%) DevOps
19 127 (5.96%) ERP
20 126 (5.91%) Process Improvement
Programming Languages
1 368 (17.26%) SQL
2 134 (6.29%) PowerShell
3 103 (4.83%) Python
4 97 (4.55%) Java
5 74 (3.47%) C#
6 56 (2.63%) JavaScript
7 55 (2.58%) C
8 38 (1.78%) Perl
9 37 (1.74%) PL/SQL
10 30 (1.41%) Bash Shell
10 30 (1.41%) T-SQL
11 29 (1.36%) Shell Script
12 28 (1.31%) VBScript
13 25 (1.17%) C++
14 24 (1.13%) R
15 20 (0.94%) PHP
16 18 (0.84%) VBA
17 14 (0.66%) Ruby
18 11 (0.52%) Groovy
18 11 (0.52%) VB
Qualifications
1 227 (10.65%) Degree
2 94 (4.41%) Security Cleared
3 83 (3.89%) Cisco Certification
4 66 (3.10%) SC Cleared
5 64 (3.00%) Microsoft Certification
6 60 (2.81%) ITIL Certification
7 55 (2.58%) CCNP
8 48 (2.25%) CCNA
9 46 (2.16%) PMI Certification
10 43 (2.02%) MCSE
11 36 (1.69%) Computer Science Degree
11 36 (1.69%) PMP
12 35 (1.64%) CISSP
13 27 (1.27%) CISM
14 22 (1.03%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
15 18 (0.84%) CCIE
15 18 (0.84%) DV Cleared
15 18 (0.84%) Master's Degree
16 17 (0.80%) ISEB
17 16 (0.75%) HNC
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 157 (7.36%) SLA
2 104 (4.88%) PMO
3 88 (4.13%) QA
4 73 (3.42%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 48 (2.25%) Data Quality
6 42 (1.97%) GDPR
7 34 (1.59%) Sarbanes-Oxley
8 24 (1.13%) ISO/IEC 20000
9 22 (1.03%) BS25999
10 16 (0.75%) COBIT
11 15 (0.70%) Cyber Essentials
12 13 (0.61%) NIST
13 12 (0.56%) PCI DSS
14 11 (0.52%) Def Stans
15 7 (0.33%) ISO 9001
15 7 (0.33%) P3O
15 7 (0.33%) Solvency II
16 4 (0.19%) GAAP
16 4 (0.19%) GAMP
17 3 (0.14%) PMBOK
System Software
1 217 (10.18%) Active Directory
2 168 (7.88%) VMware Infrastructure
3 95 (4.46%) Hyper-V
4 58 (2.72%) XenApp
5 54 (2.53%) XenDesktop
6 47 (2.20%) vSphere
7 38 (1.78%) Virtual Machines
8 33 (1.55%) Docker
9 31 (1.45%) VMware ESXi
10 27 (1.27%) BitLocker
11 22 (1.03%) NFS
12 15 (0.70%) Virtual Servers
13 12 (0.56%) Virtual Desktop
14 11 (0.52%) Firmware
15 9 (0.42%) Apache ZooKeeper
16 8 (0.38%) VMware Server
17 7 (0.33%) Tivoli Workload Scheduler
18 4 (0.19%) ProxySG
18 4 (0.19%) Terminal Services
19 3 (0.14%) Citrix Presentation Server
Systems Management
1 62 (2.91%) SCCM
2 60 (2.81%) Ansible
3 46 (2.16%) Backup Exec
4 34 (1.59%) Puppet
5 23 (1.08%) Kubernetes
6 21 (0.98%) Microsoft Intune
7 19 (0.89%) Opscode Chef
8 14 (0.66%) Norton AntiVirus
8 14 (0.66%) Tivoli
9 13 (0.61%) Control-M
10 12 (0.56%) Single Sign-On
10 12 (0.56%) Terraform
11 11 (0.52%) FortiGate
12 10 (0.47%) SCOM
13 9 (0.42%) Cisco CUCM
14 8 (0.38%) Nessus
15 6 (0.28%) McAfee ePO
15 6 (0.28%) QRadar
15 6 (0.28%) WSUS
16 5 (0.23%) Data Guard
Vendors
1 562 (26.36%) Microsoft
2 223 (10.46%) VMware
3 170 (7.97%) Cisco
4 148 (6.94%) Oracle
5 112 (5.25%) SAP
6 102 (4.78%) HP
7 99 (4.64%) Citrix
8 85 (3.99%) CheckPoint
9 65 (3.05%) ServiceNow
10 58 (2.72%) Salesforce.com
11 56 (2.63%) Dell
12 55 (2.58%) NetApp
13 50 (2.35%) Veeam
14 49 (2.30%) IBM
15 46 (2.16%) Juniper
15 46 (2.16%) Sophos
16 43 (2.02%) McAfee
17 41 (1.92%) Red Hat
18 39 (1.83%) Palo Alto
19 32 (1.50%) Symantec