Period
to 28 October 2021

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 28 October 2021 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Change Management
UK
6 months to
28 Oct 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 140 160 110
Rank change year-on-year +20 -50 +15
Permanent jobs citing Change Management 3,295 1,048 4,115
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the UK 2.59% 2.11% 3.00%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.75% 2.27% 3.24%
Number of salaries quoted 2,316 817 3,113
10th Percentile £34,567 £31,250 £31,250
25th Percentile £42,500 £40,500 £39,264
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £55,000 £52,500 £52,500
Median % change year-on-year +4.76% - -4.55%
75th Percentile £70,000 £65,000 £68,750
90th Percentile £87,500 £80,000 £82,500
UK excluding London median annual salary £48,500 £46,000 £47,500
% change year-on-year +5.43% -3.16% -

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 119,742 46,190 126,882
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 94.19% 93.06% 92.60%
Number of salaries quoted 79,117 38,578 101,498
10th Percentile £32,750 £32,750 £30,000
25th Percentile £42,500 £42,500 £37,750
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £57,500 £55,000 £52,500
Median % change year-on-year +4.55% +4.76% +5.00%
75th Percentile £77,500 £73,750 £70,077
90th Percentile £95,000 £90,000 £87,500
UK excluding London median annual salary £50,000 £49,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year +2.04% +8.89% -

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 28 October 2021.

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 28 October 2021. 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 +21 2,856 £55,000 +7.32% 498
UK excluding London +27 1,875 £48,500 +5.43% 314
London +26 1,155 £62,500 +4.17% 202
Work from Home +18 566 £57,500 +26.91% 69
South East +40 501 £55,000 +4.76% 83
North of England -34 443 £45,000 - 88
Midlands -8 375 £47,500 +5.56% 43
West Midlands -5 263 £48,250 +12.21% 31
North West -29 257 £47,500 -3.06% 50
East of England +5 178 £47,802 -8.95% 42
South West -2 159 £50,000 +5.26% 34
Yorkshire -25 147 £42,500 +6.25% 34
Scotland +6 125 £50,000 -9.09% 16
East Midlands -8 110 £45,000 - 12
Wales +6 76 £44,379 -10.35% 7
North East -14 40 £40,848 -6.63% 4
Northern Ireland -18 27 £45,000 +50.00% 1

For the 6 months to 28 October 2021, 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 1,203 (36.51%) Social Skills
2 982 (29.80%) Agile Software Development
3 917 (27.83%) Finance
4 914 (27.74%) Project Management
5 702 (21.31%) Microsoft
6 640 (19.42%) ITIL
7 634 (19.24%) Problem-Solving
8 514 (15.60%) Degree
9 504 (15.30%) Stakeholder Management
10 478 (14.51%) Analytical Skills
11 468 (14.20%) Azure
12 432 (13.11%) Windows
13 426 (12.93%) SQL
14 412 (12.50%) Continuous Improvement
15 384 (11.65%) Project Delivery
16 382 (11.59%) Risk Management
17 344 (10.44%) Management Information System
18 334 (10.14%) DevOps
19 330 (10.02%) Microsoft 365
20 328 (9.95%) Linux
21 309 (9.38%) Business Intelligence
22 299 (9.07%) Service Management
23 290 (8.80%) Service Delivery
24 283 (8.59%) Analytics
24 283 (8.59%) AWS
25 282 (8.56%) Oracle
26 280 (8.50%) Problem Management
27 266 (8.07%) PRINCE2
28 265 (8.04%) Active Directory
29 262 (7.95%) Security Cleared

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
1 187 (5.68%) SharePoint
2 60 (1.82%) Confluence
3 54 (1.64%) IIS
4 29 (0.88%) CMS
4 29 (0.88%) Tomcat
5 27 (0.82%) Documentum
6 25 (0.76%) WebLogic
7 23 (0.70%) MS Exchange
8 20 (0.61%) Apache
9 19 (0.58%) Apache Spark
9 19 (0.58%) JBoss
10 16 (0.49%) SAS
11 13 (0.39%) OpenStack
12 10 (0.30%) BizTalk Server
12 10 (0.30%) Elasticsearch
13 8 (0.24%) Skype for Business
14 6 (0.18%) Drupal
14 6 (0.18%) nginx
14 6 (0.18%) WordPress
15 5 (0.15%) Oracle SOA Suite
Applications
1 250 (7.59%) Microsoft Office
2 217 (6.59%) Microsoft Excel
3 74 (2.25%) Microsoft Project
4 70 (2.12%) Microsoft PowerPoint
5 54 (1.64%) MS Visio
6 11 (0.33%) Spreadsheet
7 10 (0.30%) Oracle Smart View
7 10 (0.30%) SOLIDWORKS
8 7 (0.21%) Siemens NX
8 7 (0.21%) SPSS
9 4 (0.12%) Open Workbench
10 3 (0.091%) Simulink
11 2 (0.061%) Adobe Creative Suite
12 1 (0.030%) Camtasia
12 1 (0.030%) InfoPath
Business Applications
1 42 (1.27%) SAP S/4HANA
2 41 (1.24%) NetSuite
3 37 (1.12%) Dynamics CRM
4 29 (0.88%) Remedy ITSM
5 24 (0.73%) SAP HR
6 20 (0.61%) Dynamics AX
7 19 (0.58%) Oracle ERP
8 17 (0.52%) TrackWise
9 15 (0.46%) Primavera
10 14 (0.42%) Oracle Payables
11 13 (0.39%) Oracle Receivables
12 12 (0.36%) Oracle Cash Management
12 12 (0.36%) Oracle Subledger Accounting
13 10 (0.30%) Salesforce.com CRM
14 9 (0.27%) Maximo
14 9 (0.27%) Oracle General Ledger
15 8 (0.24%) SAP MDG
15 8 (0.24%) SAP Oil and Gas
15 8 (0.24%) Unica
16 7 (0.21%) Teamcenter
Cloud Services
1 468 (14.20%) Azure
2 330 (10.02%) Microsoft 365
3 283 (8.59%) AWS
4 191 (5.80%) Power Platform
5 187 (5.68%) SaaS
6 110 (3.34%) IaaS
7 96 (2.91%) PaaS
8 77 (2.34%) GCP
9 63 (1.91%) GitHub
10 61 (1.85%) Dynamics 365
11 54 (1.64%) Azure Active Directory
12 49 (1.49%) Cloud Computing
12 49 (1.49%) Serverless
13 48 (1.46%) Veeva
14 47 (1.43%) OneDrive
15 41 (1.24%) PowerApps
16 40 (1.21%) Power Automate
17 27 (0.82%) Azure Logic Apps
18 21 (0.64%) Azure Data Factory
18 21 (0.64%) Azure Sentinel
Communications & Networking
1 211 (6.40%) Firewall
2 167 (5.07%) DNS
3 122 (3.70%) WAN
4 118 (3.58%) LAN
5 107 (3.25%) TCP/IP
6 100 (3.03%) VPN
7 98 (2.97%) DHCP
8 90 (2.73%) Network Security
9 61 (1.85%) SAN
10 57 (1.73%) Internet
11 55 (1.67%) Wireless
12 46 (1.40%) HTTP
13 45 (1.37%) Wi-Fi
14 42 (1.27%) BGP
15 35 (1.06%) Remote Desktop
16 28 (0.85%) VLAN
16 28 (0.85%) VoIP
17 27 (0.82%) IPsec
18 26 (0.79%) OSPF
19 24 (0.73%) Cisco Nexus
Database & Business Intelligence
1 258 (7.83%) SQL Server
2 169 (5.13%) Power BI
3 84 (2.55%) Data Warehouse
4 76 (2.31%) Relational Database
5 73 (2.22%) MySQL
6 72 (2.19%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 71 (2.15%) Big Data
8 70 (2.12%) Tableau
9 55 (1.67%) NoSQL
10 51 (1.55%) SQL Server Reporting Services
11 44 (1.34%) PostgreSQL
12 39 (1.18%) Oracle Database
13 27 (0.82%) RDBMS
14 25 (0.76%) Metadata
15 24 (0.73%) Looker
16 22 (0.67%) SQL Server 2012
17 19 (0.58%) MarkLogic
17 19 (0.58%) MongoDB
17 19 (0.58%) SQL Server Analysis Services
18 17 (0.52%) BusinessObjects
Development Applications
1 206 (6.25%) JIRA
2 82 (2.49%) Git (software)
3 80 (2.43%) Jenkins
4 27 (0.82%) GitLab
4 27 (0.82%) Maven
5 26 (0.79%) TeamCity
6 21 (0.64%) Bitbucket
6 21 (0.64%) Visual Studio
7 16 (0.49%) IntelliJ
7 16 (0.49%) Team Foundation Server
8 15 (0.46%) Atlassian Bamboo
9 10 (0.30%) Artifactory
10 9 (0.27%) Gradle
10 9 (0.27%) Subversion
11 8 (0.24%) Sonatype Nexus
12 6 (0.18%) Oracle APEX
12 6 (0.18%) Selenium
13 5 (0.15%) Oracle Forms
13 5 (0.15%) SonarQube
14 4 (0.12%) Appium
General
1 1,203 (36.51%) Social Skills
2 917 (27.83%) Finance
3 478 (14.51%) Analytical Skills
4 187 (5.68%) Retail
5 167 (5.07%) Banking
5 167 (5.07%) Presentation Skills
6 161 (4.89%) Law
7 159 (4.83%) Influencing Skills
8 149 (4.52%) Organisational Skills
9 143 (4.34%) Telecoms
10 129 (3.92%) Public Sector
11 126 (3.82%) Manufacturing
12 120 (3.64%) Legal
13 95 (2.88%) Marketing
14 89 (2.70%) Pharmaceutical
15 75 (2.28%) Inclusion and Diversity
16 72 (2.19%) Documentation Skills
17 53 (1.61%) Police
18 34 (1.03%) Games
19 30 (0.91%) Investment Banking
Job Titles
1 539 (16.36%) Analyst
2 354 (10.74%) Project Manager
3 240 (7.28%) Consultant
4 201 (6.10%) Developer
5 197 (5.98%) IT Manager
6 150 (4.55%) Business Analyst
7 143 (4.34%) Senior Manager
8 115 (3.49%) Change Manager
9 103 (3.13%) Network Engineer
10 88 (2.67%) Support Analyst
11 81 (2.46%) IT Analyst
12 80 (2.43%) Delivery Manager
13 79 (2.40%) Infrastructure Engineer
14 77 (2.34%) Business Manager
15 75 (2.28%) Senior Project Manager
16 72 (2.19%) Architect
17 71 (2.15%) Applications Support
17 71 (2.15%) IT Project Manager
18 67 (2.03%) DevOps Engineer
19 66 (2.00%) Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 136 (4.13%) .NET
2 104 (3.16%) Web Services
3 96 (2.91%) HTML
4 80 (2.43%) CSS
5 71 (2.15%) XML
6 67 (2.03%) REST
7 54 (1.64%) Middleware
8 47 (1.43%) React
9 40 (1.21%) AngularJS
10 36 (1.09%) Velocity
11 29 (0.88%) ASP.NET
11 29 (0.88%) Kafka
12 26 (0.79%) XSLT
13 25 (0.76%) JSON
14 24 (0.73%) Elastic Stack
15 23 (0.70%) LDAP
16 21 (0.64%) HTML5
17 20 (0.61%) Node.js
17 20 (0.61%) SOAP
17 20 (0.61%) Spring
Miscellaneous
1 344 (10.44%) Management Information System
2 115 (3.49%) Self-Motivation
3 109 (3.31%) User Experience
4 92 (2.79%) Data Centre
5 71 (2.15%) Life Science
6 70 (2.12%) Clustering
7 60 (1.82%) Public Cloud
8 55 (1.67%) Smart Meter
9 45 (1.37%) NHS
10 40 (1.21%) Cloud Native
10 40 (1.21%) CMDB
11 37 (1.12%) Virtual Team
12 36 (1.09%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
13 34 (1.03%) Data Structures
14 33 (1.00%) Driving Licence
15 30 (0.91%) Data Protection Act
15 30 (0.91%) Social Media
15 30 (0.91%) Taxonomies
16 29 (0.88%) Private Cloud
17 26 (0.79%) Hybrid Cloud
Operating Systems
1 432 (13.11%) Windows
2 328 (9.95%) Linux
3 197 (5.98%) Windows Server
4 140 (4.25%) Unix
5 66 (2.00%) Windows 10
6 53 (1.61%) Windows Server 2012
7 51 (1.55%) Windows Server 2016
8 38 (1.15%) Android
9 37 (1.12%) CentOS
9 37 (1.12%) Windows Server 2008
9 37 (1.12%) Windows Server 2019
10 29 (0.88%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
11 24 (0.73%) Apple iOS
12 18 (0.55%) Ubuntu
13 16 (0.49%) Windows 7
13 16 (0.49%) Windows Server 2003
14 14 (0.42%) Solaris
15 13 (0.39%) Fedora
15 13 (0.39%) Mac OS
16 11 (0.33%) Data ONTAP
Processes & Methodologies
1 982 (29.80%) Agile Software Development
2 914 (27.74%) Project Management
3 640 (19.42%) ITIL
4 634 (19.24%) Problem-Solving
5 504 (15.30%) Stakeholder Management
6 412 (12.50%) Continuous Improvement
7 384 (11.65%) Project Delivery
8 382 (11.59%) Risk Management
9 334 (10.14%) DevOps
10 309 (9.38%) Business Intelligence
11 299 (9.07%) Service Management
12 290 (8.80%) Service Delivery
13 283 (8.59%) Analytics
14 280 (8.50%) Problem Management
15 266 (8.07%) PRINCE2
16 258 (7.83%) Incident Management
17 233 (7.07%) Scrum
18 231 (7.01%) Business Analysis
19 229 (6.95%) ERP
20 227 (6.89%) Mentoring
Programming Languages
1 426 (12.93%) SQL
2 182 (5.52%) Python
3 150 (4.55%) Java
4 129 (3.92%) JavaScript
5 128 (3.88%) PowerShell
6 104 (3.16%) Bash Shell
7 90 (2.73%) C#
8 82 (2.49%) C
9 69 (2.09%) Shell Script
10 61 (1.85%) T-SQL
11 45 (1.37%) PHP
12 28 (0.85%) R
12 28 (0.85%) TypeScript
13 24 (0.73%) VBScript
14 22 (0.67%) VB
15 20 (0.61%) C++
16 17 (0.52%) C-shell
16 17 (0.52%) PL/SQL
17 15 (0.46%) Go
18 14 (0.42%) Groovy
Qualifications
1 514 (15.60%) Degree
2 262 (7.95%) Security Cleared
3 142 (4.31%) Cisco Certification
4 136 (4.13%) SC Cleared
5 116 (3.52%) Computer Science Degree
6 86 (2.61%) CCNA
7 85 (2.58%) ITIL Certification
8 79 (2.40%) Microsoft Certification
9 76 (2.31%) CCNP
10 75 (2.28%) PMI Certification
11 59 (1.79%) PMP
12 50 (1.52%) MCSE
13 47 (1.43%) Master's Degree
14 43 (1.31%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
15 34 (1.03%) PRINCE2 Certification
16 26 (0.79%) CCIE
16 26 (0.79%) MCSA
16 26 (0.79%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
17 25 (0.76%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
18 24 (0.73%) CISSP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 226 (6.86%) SLA
2 176 (5.34%) QA
3 156 (4.73%) GDPR
4 139 (4.22%) PMO
5 117 (3.55%) ISO/IEC 27001
6 85 (2.58%) Data Quality
7 75 (2.28%) Cyber Essentials
8 70 (2.12%) NIST
9 62 (1.88%) Cyber Essentials PLUS
10 39 (1.18%) PCI DSS
11 22 (0.67%) Sarbanes-Oxley
12 21 (0.64%) Accessibility
13 19 (0.58%) GxP
14 18 (0.55%) CDISC
15 16 (0.49%) GRC
16 14 (0.42%) COBIT
16 14 (0.42%) ITGC
17 13 (0.39%) P3O
18 7 (0.21%) ISO/IEC 20000
18 7 (0.21%) MiFID
System Software
1 265 (8.04%) Active Directory
2 119 (3.61%) VMware Infrastructure
3 78 (2.37%) Docker
4 67 (2.03%) Hyper-V
5 27 (0.82%) XenApp
6 26 (0.79%) VMware ESXi
7 23 (0.70%) vSphere
8 22 (0.67%) VMware NSX
9 18 (0.55%) BitLocker
10 12 (0.36%) Virtual Servers
11 10 (0.30%) Firmware
11 10 (0.30%) NFS
12 8 (0.24%) Oracle RAC
12 8 (0.24%) Virtual Machines
13 7 (0.21%) Virtual Desktop
14 6 (0.18%) ProxySG
14 6 (0.18%) XenDesktop
15 5 (0.15%) Slurm Workload Manager
16 3 (0.091%) Forefront TMG
16 3 (0.091%) VirtualBox
Systems Management
1 120 (3.64%) Ansible
2 98 (2.97%) Terraform
3 95 (2.88%) SCCM
4 71 (2.15%) Kubernetes
5 57 (1.73%) Microsoft Intune
6 43 (1.31%) Puppet
7 26 (0.79%) Opscode Chef
8 21 (0.64%) SCOM
8 21 (0.64%) WSUS
9 19 (0.58%) Single Sign-On
10 18 (0.55%) Prometheus
11 16 (0.49%) Grafana
12 14 (0.42%) Nagios
12 14 (0.42%) ZABBIX
13 12 (0.36%) Cisco Prime
13 12 (0.36%) SCVMM
14 11 (0.33%) Control-M
14 11 (0.33%) Kibana
14 11 (0.33%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
15 10 (0.30%) logstash
Vendors
1 702 (21.31%) Microsoft
2 282 (8.56%) Oracle
3 218 (6.62%) SAP
4 201 (6.10%) VMware
5 186 (5.64%) Cisco
6 115 (3.49%) ServiceNow
7 101 (3.07%) Citrix
8 89 (2.70%) Salesforce.com
9 87 (2.64%) Google
10 63 (1.91%) Remedy
11 54 (1.64%) Red Hat
12 51 (1.55%) Veeam
13 42 (1.27%) CheckPoint
14 41 (1.24%) HP
15 32 (0.97%) Apple
15 32 (0.97%) F5
15 32 (0.97%) IBM
16 31 (0.94%) LexisNexis
17 28 (0.85%) Dell
17 28 (0.85%) OpenText