Period
to 22 February 2018

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 22 February 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Change Management
UK
6 months to
22 Feb 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 104 110 86
Rank change year-on-year +6 -24 +3
Permanent jobs citing Change Management 5,165 4,857 6,624
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 2.93% 2.77% 3.16%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 3.26% 3.09% 3.55%
Number of salaries quoted 3,979 3,721 4,920
UK median annual salary £53,000 £51,000 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +3.92% +2.00% +1.01%
10th Percentile £32,500 £31,250 £31,250
90th Percentile £85,000 £81,250 £76,250
UK excluding London median annual salary £47,500 £45,000 £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 158,271 157,206 186,418
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 89.89% 89.53% 88.82%
Number of salaries quoted 128,517 129,505 154,372
UK median annual salary £50,000 £48,500 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +3.09% +2.11% +5.56%
10th Percentile £29,000 £28,250 £27,500
90th Percentile £81,250 £79,000 £77,500
UK excluding London median annual salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year +5.88% - +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 22 February 2018.

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 22 February 2018. 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 0 4,750 £55,000 +4.76% 582
UK excluding London +13 2,788 £47,500 +5.56% 410
London -2 2,197 £60,000 - 208
South East +28 880 £50,000 +11.11% 118
North of England +13 634 £45,000 +8.05% 100
Midlands +7 484 £45,750 +1.67% 72
West Midlands +30 363 £45,000 +5.88% 53
North West +14 356 £48,500 +14.12% 64
East of England -36 289 £50,000 +5.26% 46
South West +39 253 £45,000 +12.50% 38
Yorkshire -11 209 £41,996 +0.59% 26
Scotland +12 176 £50,000 -0.99% 26
East Midlands -29 120 £47,500 +5.56% 18
North East +17 69 £43,500 +12.26% 10
Wales +2 49 £38,500 -14.44% 10
Northern Ireland +3 30 £27,000 +8.00%
Channel Islands - 2 £56,250 -

For the 6 months to 22 February 2018, 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 1,999 (38.70%) Finance
2 1,495 (28.94%) ITIL
3 1,229 (23.79%) Project Management
4 1,104 (21.37%) Agile Software Development
5 1,006 (19.48%) Microsoft
6 816 (15.80%) Windows
7 782 (15.14%) Banking
8 747 (14.46%) Stakeholder Management
9 651 (12.60%) Degree
10 630 (12.20%) Analytical Skills
11 621 (12.02%) SQL
12 598 (11.58%) Service Delivery
13 597 (11.56%) Service Management
14 585 (11.33%) PRINCE2
15 523 (10.13%) Continuous Improvement
16 487 (9.43%) Problem Management
17 468 (9.06%) Linux
18 437 (8.46%) SQL Server
18 437 (8.46%) Active Directory
19 426 (8.25%) Incident Management
20 420 (8.13%) Business Analysis
21 418 (8.09%) Cisco
22 414 (8.02%) Release Management
23 404 (7.82%) QA
24 395 (7.65%) SAP
25 374 (7.24%) SDLC
26 373 (7.22%) Windows Server
27 370 (7.16%) VMware
28 368 (7.12%) Risk Management
29 366 (7.09%) Firewall

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
1 186 (3.60%) SharePoint
2 159 (3.08%) MS Exchange
3 118 (2.28%) IIS
4 86 (1.67%) Exchange Server 2010
5 79 (1.53%) Exchange Server 2013
6 72 (1.39%) CMS
7 61 (1.18%) Skype for Business
8 55 (1.06%) Confluence
9 47 (0.91%) Tomcat
10 39 (0.76%) BizTalk Server
11 30 (0.58%) Apache
12 29 (0.56%) Elasticsearch
12 29 (0.56%) JBoss
13 25 (0.48%) Oracle Workflow
14 18 (0.35%) Exchange Server 2003
15 17 (0.33%) EPiServer
16 16 (0.31%) WebSphere
17 15 (0.29%) Adobe Experience Manager
17 15 (0.29%) NetWeaver
18 13 (0.25%) Exchange Server 2007
Applications
1 329 (6.37%) Microsoft Office
2 224 (4.34%) Microsoft Excel
3 209 (4.05%) Microsoft Project
4 129 (2.50%) MS Visio
5 111 (2.15%) Microsoft PowerPoint
6 9 (0.17%) Spreadsheet
7 5 (0.097%) Windchill
8 4 (0.077%) InfoPath
9 3 (0.058%) EngageOne
10 2 (0.039%) Maya
10 2 (0.039%) Revit
11 1 (0.019%) Adobe Premiere
11 1 (0.019%) AutoCAD
11 1 (0.019%) S-PLUS
11 1 (0.019%) SPSS
Business Applications
1 73 (1.41%) Dynamics CRM
2 64 (1.24%) Dynamics AX
3 50 (0.97%) Oracle EBS
4 42 (0.81%) Oracle EBS R12
5 39 (0.76%) SAP HCM
6 38 (0.74%) SAP FI
7 36 (0.70%) Remedy ITSM
8 31 (0.60%) SAP CO
9 30 (0.58%) SAP FI/CO
10 29 (0.56%) SAP BPC
11 25 (0.48%) SAP ERP
12 23 (0.45%) SAP VC
13 22 (0.43%) Elite 3E
14 20 (0.39%) Dynamics NAV
14 20 (0.39%) SAP HR
15 15 (0.29%) Oracle ERP
15 15 (0.29%) Oracle Payables
15 15 (0.29%) Oracle Receivables
16 14 (0.27%) MetaTrader
16 14 (0.27%) Unit4 Business World
Cloud Services
1 311 (6.02%) Microsoft Azure
2 260 (5.03%) Amazon AWS
3 208 (4.03%) Office 365
4 176 (3.41%) SaaS
5 82 (1.59%) SuccessFactors
6 70 (1.36%) PaaS
7 69 (1.34%) IaaS
8 51 (0.99%) Cloud Computing
9 35 (0.68%) Dynamics 365
10 29 (0.56%) Azure Active Directory
11 28 (0.54%) Mimecast
12 24 (0.46%) Amazon EC2
13 21 (0.41%) Amazon S3
13 21 (0.41%) Google Cloud Platform
14 20 (0.39%) GitHub
15 18 (0.35%) AWS CloudFormation
16 16 (0.31%) Amazon ELB
17 10 (0.19%) Asana
17 10 (0.19%) npm
17 10 (0.19%) OneDrive
Communications & Networking
1 366 (7.09%) Firewall
2 245 (4.74%) WAN
3 220 (4.26%) LAN
4 173 (3.35%) DNS
5 167 (3.23%) VPN
6 143 (2.77%) SAN
7 141 (2.73%) Internet
7 141 (2.73%) TCP/IP
8 130 (2.52%) MPLS
9 103 (1.99%) DHCP
10 100 (1.94%) VLAN
11 99 (1.92%) Network Security
12 88 (1.70%) VoIP
13 84 (1.63%) Wireless
14 72 (1.39%) Cisco ASA
15 71 (1.37%) BGP
16 66 (1.28%) OSPF
17 65 (1.26%) Skype
18 62 (1.20%) SNMP
19 57 (1.10%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 437 (8.46%) SQL Server
2 336 (6.51%) Blockchain
3 110 (2.13%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 108 (2.09%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 96 (1.86%) Data Warehouse
6 87 (1.68%) Relational Database
7 83 (1.61%) Oracle Database
7 83 (1.61%) SQL Server 2008
8 68 (1.32%) SQL Server 2012
9 60 (1.16%) MySQL
10 54 (1.05%) Big Data
10 54 (1.05%) SQL Server 2014
11 49 (0.95%) QlikView
12 43 (0.83%) NoSQL
13 42 (0.81%) GIS
13 42 (0.81%) Oracle Reports
13 42 (0.81%) SQL Server Analysis Services
14 35 (0.68%) RDBMS
15 34 (0.66%) BusinessObjects
15 34 (0.66%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 167 (3.23%) JIRA
2 132 (2.56%) Git (software)
3 99 (1.92%) Jenkins
3 99 (1.92%) Team Foundation Server
4 86 (1.67%) Visual Studio
5 58 (1.12%) TeamCity
6 55 (1.06%) Maven
7 45 (0.87%) Subversion
8 35 (0.68%) NuGet
9 32 (0.62%) Eclipse
10 31 (0.60%) Selenium
11 26 (0.50%) IntelliJ
12 24 (0.46%) SoapUI
13 23 (0.45%) Octopus Deploy
14 21 (0.41%) JMeter
14 21 (0.41%) Oracle Forms
15 20 (0.39%) gulp
16 18 (0.35%) Oracle APEX
17 17 (0.33%) Ant
17 17 (0.33%) Cucumber
General
1 1,999 (38.70%) Finance
2 782 (15.14%) Banking
3 251 (4.86%) Retail
4 243 (4.70%) Legal
5 159 (3.08%) Investment Banking
6 154 (2.98%) Marketing
7 140 (2.71%) Manufacturing
8 135 (2.61%) Telecoms
9 130 (2.52%) Law
10 125 (2.42%) Financial Institution
11 96 (1.86%) Front Office
12 87 (1.68%) Back Office
13 78 (1.51%) Retail Banking
14 51 (0.99%) Advertising
15 35 (0.68%) Games
16 33 (0.64%) Publishing
17 23 (0.45%) Corporate Banking
18 22 (0.43%) Electronics
18 22 (0.43%) French Language
19 21 (0.41%) Billing
Job Titles
1 977 (18.92%) Analyst
2 605 (11.71%) Project Manager
3 379 (7.34%) Consultant
4 365 (7.07%) Developer
5 335 (6.49%) IT Manager
6 325 (6.29%) Business Analyst
7 260 (5.03%) Change Manager
8 247 (4.78%) Service Manager
9 202 (3.91%) Support Analyst
10 177 (3.43%) Applications Support
11 168 (3.25%) Network Engineer
12 161 (3.12%) Infrastructure Engineer
13 150 (2.90%) Architect
14 134 (2.59%) Senior Manager
15 133 (2.58%) IT Project Manager
16 127 (2.46%) Technical Manager
17 114 (2.21%) Support Engineer
18 109 (2.11%) Delivery Manager
19 108 (2.09%) Applications Support Analyst
20 107 (2.07%) Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 286 (5.54%) .NET
2 207 (4.01%) Web Services
3 145 (2.81%) Middleware
4 138 (2.67%) XML
5 129 (2.50%) HTML
6 113 (2.19%) SOAP
7 109 (2.11%) CSS
8 94 (1.82%) ASP.NET
9 89 (1.72%) REST
10 83 (1.61%) AngularJS
11 64 (1.24%) ASP.NET MVC
12 54 (1.05%) JSON
13 52 (1.01%) .NET Framework
13 52 (1.01%) jQuery
14 42 (0.81%) RESTful
15 38 (0.74%) Spring
16 35 (0.68%) ASP.NET Web API
16 35 (0.68%) Node.js
17 34 (0.66%) WCF
18 30 (0.58%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 630 (12.20%) Analytical Skills
2 365 (7.07%) Management Information System
3 354 (6.85%) Data Centre
4 238 (4.61%) Computer Science
5 96 (1.86%) Enterprise Software
6 92 (1.78%) CMDB
7 89 (1.72%) Fintech
8 86 (1.67%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
9 82 (1.59%) User Experience
10 73 (1.41%) Equities
11 67 (1.30%) Driving Licence
12 66 (1.28%) Fixed Income
13 62 (1.20%) Clustering
13 62 (1.20%) Public Cloud
14 51 (0.99%) PMI
14 51 (0.99%) Virtual Team
15 50 (0.97%) Replication
16 46 (0.89%) Mobile App
17 31 (0.60%) Greenfield Project
18 30 (0.58%) Enterprise Storage
Operating Systems
1 816 (15.80%) Windows
2 468 (9.06%) Linux
3 373 (7.22%) Windows Server
4 210 (4.07%) Unix
5 168 (3.25%) Windows Server 2008
5 168 (3.25%) Windows Server 2012
6 99 (1.92%) Windows 7
7 64 (1.24%) Android
7 64 (1.24%) Windows 10
8 58 (1.12%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 54 (1.05%) Apple iOS
10 46 (0.89%) Solaris
11 32 (0.62%) CentOS
12 15 (0.29%) Windows Server 2003
13 14 (0.27%) CoreOS
14 12 (0.23%) Debian
15 10 (0.19%) AIX
15 10 (0.19%) Windows 8
16 8 (0.15%) Oracle Linux
16 8 (0.15%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 1,495 (28.94%) ITIL
2 1,229 (23.79%) Project Management
3 1,104 (21.37%) Agile Software Development
4 747 (14.46%) Stakeholder Management
5 598 (11.58%) Service Delivery
6 597 (11.56%) Service Management
7 585 (11.33%) PRINCE2
8 523 (10.13%) Continuous Improvement
9 487 (9.43%) Problem Management
10 426 (8.25%) Incident Management
11 420 (8.13%) Business Analysis
12 414 (8.02%) Release Management
13 374 (7.24%) SDLC
14 368 (7.12%) Risk Management
15 305 (5.91%) Configuration Management
15 305 (5.91%) DevOps
16 294 (5.69%) Waterfall
17 290 (5.61%) ERP
18 288 (5.58%) Process Improvement
19 272 (5.27%) ITSM
Programming Languages
1 621 (12.02%) SQL
2 342 (6.62%) Java
3 259 (5.01%) JavaScript
4 254 (4.92%) PowerShell
5 253 (4.90%) C#
6 168 (3.25%) Python
7 161 (3.12%) C
8 111 (2.15%) Perl
9 109 (2.11%) Bash Shell
10 88 (1.70%) T-SQL
11 67 (1.30%) PL/SQL
12 66 (1.28%) Shell Script
13 62 (1.20%) C++
14 43 (0.83%) PHP
15 41 (0.79%) VBA
16 32 (0.62%) Ruby
17 26 (0.50%) VB
18 25 (0.48%) VB.NET
19 20 (0.39%) VBScript
20 17 (0.33%) ABAP
Qualifications
1 651 (12.60%) Degree
2 225 (4.36%) Security Cleared
3 207 (4.01%) Cisco Certification
4 141 (2.73%) CCNP
5 140 (2.71%) CCNA
6 137 (2.65%) ITIL Certification
7 135 (2.61%) Microsoft Certification
8 120 (2.32%) DV Cleared
9 118 (2.28%) Computer Science Degree
10 117 (2.27%) PMP
11 105 (2.03%) SC Cleared
12 101 (1.96%) PMI Certification
13 90 (1.74%) CISSP
14 82 (1.59%) MCSE
15 74 (1.43%) CISM
16 72 (1.39%) ISEB
17 70 (1.36%) CCIE
18 65 (1.26%) CISA
18 65 (1.26%) PRINCE2 Certification
19 64 (1.24%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 404 (7.82%) QA
2 349 (6.76%) SLA
3 225 (4.36%) PMO
4 171 (3.31%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 131 (2.54%) GDPR
6 70 (1.36%) PCI DSS
7 50 (0.97%) Data Quality
8 49 (0.95%) COBIT
9 41 (0.79%) ISO 9001
10 29 (0.56%) Sarbanes-Oxley
11 23 (0.45%) ISO/IEC 20000
12 20 (0.39%) Cyber Essentials
13 14 (0.27%) MiFID
14 12 (0.23%) Cyber Essentials PLUS
15 11 (0.21%) EMIR
15 11 (0.21%) ISO 9000
16 10 (0.19%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
17 6 (0.12%) Dodd-Frank
17 6 (0.12%) FISMA
17 6 (0.12%) PMBOK
System Software
1 437 (8.46%) Active Directory
2 253 (4.90%) VMware Infrastructure
3 96 (1.86%) Hyper-V
4 59 (1.14%) Docker
5 57 (1.10%) XenApp
6 55 (1.06%) VMware ESXi
7 47 (0.91%) vSphere
8 32 (0.62%) XenDesktop
9 25 (0.48%) Virtual Desktop
10 19 (0.37%) Microsoft App-V
11 18 (0.35%) Virtual Machines
11 18 (0.35%) Virtual Servers
12 14 (0.27%) DFS Replication
12 14 (0.27%) Firmware
13 12 (0.23%) Terminal Services
14 11 (0.21%) Veritas Cluster Server
15 9 (0.17%) Oracle RAC
16 8 (0.15%) NFS
17 6 (0.12%) ProxySG
17 6 (0.12%) Terminal Server
Systems Management
1 115 (2.23%) SCCM
2 77 (1.49%) Puppet
3 63 (1.22%) Ansible
4 55 (1.06%) SCOM
5 48 (0.93%) Tivoli Storage Manager
6 41 (0.79%) Opscode Chef
7 39 (0.76%) Nagios
8 28 (0.54%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
9 23 (0.45%) WSUS
10 22 (0.43%) Kibana
11 20 (0.39%) HP Quality Center
11 20 (0.39%) Perfmon
11 20 (0.39%) vCenter Server
12 19 (0.37%) Kubernetes
13 18 (0.35%) Tivoli
14 17 (0.33%) logstash
14 17 (0.33%) Microsoft Clustering
14 17 (0.33%) Single Sign-On
15 16 (0.31%) Data Guard
15 16 (0.31%) Microsoft Intune
Vendors
1 1,006 (19.48%) Microsoft
2 418 (8.09%) Cisco
3 395 (7.65%) SAP
4 370 (7.16%) VMware
5 348 (6.74%) Oracle
6 178 (3.45%) HP
7 177 (3.43%) Citrix
8 122 (2.36%) Juniper
9 119 (2.30%) ServiceNow
10 111 (2.15%) CheckPoint
11 107 (2.07%) SolarWinds
12 96 (1.86%) Salesforce.com
13 89 (1.72%) F5
14 81 (1.57%) Red Hat
15 78 (1.51%) Palo Alto
16 72 (1.39%) Remedy
17 67 (1.30%) NetApp
18 65 (1.26%) IBM
19 57 (1.10%) Symantec
20 47 (0.91%) Dell