IT Strategy Jobs

IT/Technology Strategy
UK

The table below provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies requiring IT Strategy skills. It includes a benchmarking guide to the annual salaries offered in vacancies that cited IT Strategy over the 6 months leading up to 17 July 2024, comparing them to the same period in the previous two years.

6 months to
17 Jul 2024
Same period 2023 Same period 2022
Rank 213 174 265
Rank change year-on-year -39 +91 -10
Permanent jobs citing IT Strategy 1,325 1,730 2,797
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the UK 1.33% 2.05% 1.56%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.61% 2.15% 1.62%
Number of salaries quoted 763 856 1,615
10th Percentile £36,500 £42,500 £42,500
25th Percentile £47,475 £57,482 £52,000
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £65,000 £77,500 £67,500
Median % change year-on-year -16.13% +14.81% -
75th Percentile £88,750 £95,000 £88,750
90th Percentile £116,000 £115,000 £107,500
UK excluding London median annual salary £55,380 £70,000 £60,000
% change year-on-year -20.89% +16.67% +7.46%

All Process and Methodology Skills
UK

IT Strategy falls under the Processes and Methodologies category. For comparison with the information above, the following table provides summary statistics for all permanent job vacancies requiring process or methodology skills.

Permanent vacancies with a requirement for process or methodology skills 82,461 80,519 172,966
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the UK 82.47% 95.46% 96.41%
Number of salaries quoted 55,806 51,724 86,733
10th Percentile £30,000 £33,750 £33,503
25th Percentile £40,000 £45,000 £44,000
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £55,000 £60,249 £60,000
Median % change year-on-year -8.71% +0.42% +9.09%
75th Percentile £72,500 £80,000 £80,000
90th Percentile £92,500 £100,000 £96,250
UK excluding London median annual salary £50,000 £55,000 £52,500
% change year-on-year -9.09% +4.76% +7.14%

IT Strategy
Job Vacancy Trend

Job postings citing IT Strategy as a proportion of all IT jobs advertised.

Job vacancy trend for IT Strategy in the UK

IT Strategy
Salary Trend

3-month moving average salary quoted in jobs citing IT Strategy.

Salary trend for IT Strategy in the UK

IT Strategy
Salary Histogram

Salary distribution for jobs citing IT Strategy over the 6 months to 17 July 2024.

Salary histogram for IT Strategy in the UK

IT Strategy
Top 18 Job Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing IT Strategy within the UK over the 6 months to 17 July 2024. 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
Jobs
England -24 1,165 £65,000 -18.37% 104
UK excluding London -90 758 £55,380 -20.89% 78
Work from Home -31 635 £67,500 -15.63% 89
London +52 489 £90,000 +5.88% 43
North of England -70 181 £55,000 -8.33% 24
South East -38 178 £60,000 -25.00% 14
Midlands -46 151 £55,000 -29.03% 12
West Midlands +23 124 £57,500 -20.35% 9
South West -11 92 £70,000 +8.53% 12
North West -53 92 £50,000 -23.64% 10
Scotland -82 87 £47,750 -26.54% 12
Yorkshire -36 74 £57,500 -4.17% 8
East of England -36 57 £67,500 -5.26% 2
East Midlands -87 26 £50,000 -37.50% 3
North East -24 15 £47,500 -5.00% 6
Northern Ireland -12 5 £37,500 -14.29%
Wales -17 5 £52,249 -45.80% 2
Isle of Man - 2 - -

IT Strategy
Co-occurring Skills and Capabilities by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same employment type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 63 (4.75%) Microsoft Exchange
2 48 (3.62%) SharePoint
3 25 (1.89%) Confluence
4 14 (1.06%) CMS
5 8 (0.60%) IIS
6 7 (0.53%) Apache
7 5 (0.38%) ArcGIS
8 4 (0.30%) Adobe Experience Manager
8 4 (0.30%) Apache Solr
8 4 (0.30%) Apache Spark
8 4 (0.30%) Sitecore CMS
8 4 (0.30%) Umbraco
8 4 (0.30%) WordPress
9 3 (0.23%) NServiceBus
10 2 (0.15%) Exchange Server 2007
10 2 (0.15%) Exchange Server 2010
10 2 (0.15%) Exchange Server 2013
10 2 (0.15%) nginx
10 2 (0.15%) Skype for Business
10 2 (0.15%) WebSphere
Applications
1 31 (2.34%) Microsoft Office
2 16 (1.21%) Microsoft Excel
3 9 (0.68%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 8 (0.60%) MS Visio
5 3 (0.23%) AutoCAD
6 2 (0.15%) Microsoft Project
6 2 (0.15%) Revit
7 1 (0.075%) Adobe Captivate
Business Applications
1 28 (2.11%) Endur
2 10 (0.75%) Dynamics CRM
2 10 (0.75%) Oracle EBS
3 9 (0.68%) NetSuite
4 5 (0.38%) Aladdin
4 5 (0.38%) Dynamics AX
4 5 (0.38%) thinkFolio
5 4 (0.30%) Oracle Applications
5 4 (0.30%) Oracle Payroll
5 4 (0.30%) Sage 200
6 3 (0.23%) SAP BPC
6 3 (0.23%) SAP CO
6 3 (0.23%) SAP FI
6 3 (0.23%) SAP FI/CO
6 3 (0.23%) Sparx Enterprise Architect
7 2 (0.15%) SAP S/4HANA
8 1 (0.075%) Dynamics GP
8 1 (0.075%) Dynamics NAV
8 1 (0.075%) Magento
8 1 (0.075%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
Cloud Services
1 512 (38.64%) Azure
2 247 (18.64%) Entra ID
3 139 (10.49%) AWS
4 125 (9.43%) Microsoft 365
5 63 (4.75%) Power Platform
6 44 (3.32%) SaaS
7 41 (3.09%) Cloud Computing
8 37 (2.79%) PaaS
9 31 (2.34%) GitHub
10 29 (2.19%) IaaS
11 27 (2.04%) Azure DevOps
11 27 (2.04%) GCP
12 26 (1.96%) Dynamics 365
13 21 (1.58%) OCI
14 17 (1.28%) Serverless
15 16 (1.21%) PowerApps
16 15 (1.13%) OneDrive
17 13 (0.98%) Azure Data Factory
18 12 (0.91%) AWS Lambda
18 12 (0.91%) Azure Synapse Analytics
Communications & Networking
1 210 (15.85%) 5G
1 210 (15.85%) Broadband
2 85 (6.42%) Firewall
3 72 (5.43%) WAN
4 50 (3.77%) LAN
5 41 (3.09%) DNS
6 38 (2.87%) VPN
7 36 (2.72%) Wi-Fi
8 30 (2.26%) DHCP
9 29 (2.19%) Network Security
10 27 (2.04%) SD-WAN
11 25 (1.89%) VLAN
11 25 (1.89%) Wireless
12 22 (1.66%) SAN
13 20 (1.51%) Unified Communications
14 15 (1.13%) TCP/IP
15 12 (0.91%) MPLS
16 11 (0.83%) BGP
17 10 (0.75%) Ethernet
17 10 (0.75%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 89 (6.72%) SQL Server
2 49 (3.70%) Relational Database
3 30 (2.26%) Power BI
4 26 (1.96%) Data Warehouse
4 26 (1.96%) RDBMS
5 25 (1.89%) MySQL
6 19 (1.43%) Data Lake
7 16 (1.21%) NoSQL
8 14 (1.06%) SQL Server Reporting Services
9 12 (0.91%) SQL Server Integration Services
10 11 (0.83%) DynamoDB
10 11 (0.83%) Elasticsearch
11 8 (0.60%) PostgreSQL
12 7 (0.53%) Azure SQL Database
12 7 (0.53%) GIS
12 7 (0.53%) Oracle Database
13 6 (0.45%) Data Mining
13 6 (0.45%) SAP HANA
14 5 (0.38%) Ingres
14 5 (0.38%) Redis
Development Applications
1 41 (3.09%) JIRA
2 22 (1.66%) Git
3 17 (1.28%) Maven
4 8 (0.60%) Jenkins
5 7 (0.53%) GitLab
5 7 (0.53%) Katalon Studio
6 6 (0.45%) RStudio
7 5 (0.38%) Jaeger
7 5 (0.38%) Sonatype Nexus
8 2 (0.15%) LoadRunner
8 2 (0.15%) NeoLoad
9 1 (0.075%) Bitbucket
General
1 351 (26.49%) Analytical Skills
2 347 (26.19%) Social Skills
3 317 (23.92%) Inclusion and Diversity
4 287 (21.66%) Finance
5 92 (6.94%) Marketing
6 79 (5.96%) Law
7 64 (4.83%) Retail
8 47 (3.55%) Games
9 46 (3.47%) Banking
10 45 (3.40%) Public Sector
11 42 (3.17%) Influencing Skills
12 40 (3.02%) Manufacturing
13 31 (2.34%) Organisational Skills
14 30 (2.26%) Telecoms
15 26 (1.96%) Presentation Skills
16 24 (1.81%) Legal
17 20 (1.51%) Investment Banking
18 19 (1.43%) Local Government
19 15 (1.13%) Documentation Skills
19 15 (1.13%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 250 (18.87%) Architect
2 245 (18.49%) Senior
3 213 (16.08%) Technical Specialist
4 210 (15.85%) Linux Specialist
5 157 (11.85%) Lead
6 147 (11.09%) IT Manager
7 127 (9.58%) Senior Data Warehouse Specialist
7 127 (9.58%) Senior Linux Specialist
7 127 (9.58%) Senior Technical Specialist
7 127 (9.58%) Senior Unix Technical Specialist
8 99 (7.47%) Solutions Architect
9 73 (5.51%) Head of IT
10 64 (4.83%) Developer
11 45 (3.40%) Enterprise Architect
12 44 (3.32%) Analyst
13 37 (2.79%) Senior Manager
14 36 (2.72%) IT Director
15 34 (2.57%) Technical Architect
16 33 (2.49%) Software Engineer
17 32 (2.42%) Infrastructure Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 80 (6.04%) .NET
2 54 (4.08%) HTML
3 42 (3.17%) React
4 30 (2.26%) CSS
5 29 (2.19%) Spring Boot
6 24 (1.81%) Spring
7 23 (1.74%) .NET Framework
8 20 (1.51%) Node.js
9 18 (1.36%) EDI
10 17 (1.28%) RESTful
11 16 (1.21%) Middleware
12 15 (1.13%) HTML5
13 12 (0.91%) ASP.NET
13 12 (0.91%) GraphQL
13 12 (0.91%) Kafka
13 12 (0.91%) Laravel
13 12 (0.91%) REST
13 12 (0.91%) XML
14 11 (0.83%) .NET Core
15 8 (0.60%) JSON
Miscellaneous
1 210 (15.85%) Social Media
2 86 (6.49%) Management Information System
3 45 (3.40%) Data Centre
4 43 (3.25%) Product Ownership
5 40 (3.02%) Cloud Native
6 26 (1.96%) Swaptions
7 25 (1.89%) Mobile App
8 24 (1.81%) Public Cloud
9 22 (1.66%) Self-Motivation
10 18 (1.36%) Virtual Team
11 17 (1.28%) FMCG
12 16 (1.21%) Cyberattack
12 16 (1.21%) Enterprise Cloud
13 15 (1.13%) Distributed Applications
13 15 (1.13%) Onboarding
14 13 (0.98%) Security Posture
15 12 (0.91%) Hybrid Cloud
15 12 (0.91%) PMI
16 11 (0.83%) Data Structures
17 10 (0.75%) IoT
Operating Systems
1 271 (20.45%) Linux
2 213 (16.08%) Ubuntu
3 107 (8.08%) Windows
4 43 (3.25%) Windows Server
5 17 (1.28%) Apple iOS
5 17 (1.28%) Windows 10
6 13 (0.98%) Android
6 13 (0.98%) Unix
7 8 (0.60%) CentOS
8 5 (0.38%) Debian
8 5 (0.38%) Mac OS
8 5 (0.38%) SUSE
8 5 (0.38%) VMS
9 4 (0.30%) Mac OS X
10 3 (0.23%) Windows Server 2012
11 2 (0.15%) Windows Server 2003
11 2 (0.15%) Windows Server 2008
11 2 (0.15%) Windows Server 2019
12 1 (0.075%) Windows Server 2016
Processes & Methodologies
1 738 (55.70%) Technology Strategy
2 368 (27.77%) Cybersecurity
3 297 (22.42%) Roadmaps
4 296 (22.34%) Agile
5 265 (20.00%) CRM
6 264 (19.92%) Artificial Intelligence
7 233 (17.58%) Problem-Solving
8 190 (14.34%) Project Management
9 158 (11.92%) Continuous Improvement
10 153 (11.55%) Business Strategy
11 151 (11.40%) Mentoring
12 137 (10.34%) ITIL
13 133 (10.04%) Strategic Roadmap
14 123 (9.28%) DevOps
15 113 (8.53%) Coaching
16 112 (8.45%) Decision-Making
16 112 (8.45%) Project Delivery
17 99 (7.47%) Computer Science
18 85 (6.42%) Enterprise Architecture
19 83 (6.26%) Information Security
Programming Languages
1 219 (16.53%) Bash
2 109 (8.23%) SQL
3 65 (4.91%) JavaScript
4 62 (4.68%) Java
5 61 (4.60%) C#
6 52 (3.92%) Python
7 45 (3.40%) PowerShell
8 36 (2.72%) TypeScript
9 29 (2.19%) T-SQL
10 26 (1.96%) VB
11 19 (1.43%) PHP
12 15 (1.13%) Groovy
13 10 (0.75%) R
14 9 (0.68%) C
15 4 (0.30%) PL/SQL
16 3 (0.23%) Apex Code
16 3 (0.23%) Kotlin
16 3 (0.23%) RPG
16 3 (0.23%) Scala
17 2 (0.15%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 248 (18.72%) Degree
2 95 (7.17%) Security Cleared
3 48 (3.62%) Computer Science Degree
3 48 (3.62%) SC Cleared
4 33 (2.49%) Azure Certification
5 30 (2.26%) DV Cleared
6 29 (2.19%) CISSP
6 29 (2.19%) Master's Degree
7 27 (2.04%) PMI Certification
8 20 (1.51%) PMP
9 19 (1.43%) DBS Check
9 19 (1.43%) Microsoft Certification
10 18 (1.36%) TOGAF Certification
11 11 (0.83%) ITIL Certification
12 10 (0.75%) RIBA
13 9 (0.68%) AWS Certification
13 9 (0.68%) Cisco Certification
14 8 (0.60%) CCNA
15 7 (0.53%) MCP
15 7 (0.53%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 59 (4.45%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 38 (2.87%) QA
3 37 (2.79%) GDPR
4 32 (2.42%) Cyber Essentials
5 24 (1.81%) Accessibility
6 21 (1.58%) SLA
7 17 (1.28%) Data Quality
8 16 (1.21%) PMO
9 14 (1.06%) NIST
10 11 (0.83%) Cyber Essentials PLUS
11 5 (0.38%) NCSC
11 5 (0.38%) SOC 1
12 4 (0.30%) COBIT
12 4 (0.30%) GRC
12 4 (0.30%) PCI DSS
12 4 (0.30%) Sarbanes-Oxley
13 3 (0.23%) HMG Infosec
13 3 (0.23%) ISO 9001
13 3 (0.23%) JSP 440
13 3 (0.23%) RMADS
System Software
1 288 (21.74%) Active Directory
2 32 (2.42%) Hyper-V
3 28 (2.11%) VMware Infrastructure
4 8 (0.60%) Docker
5 7 (0.53%) Virtual Machines
6 4 (0.30%) pfSense
6 4 (0.30%) Virtual Desktop
7 3 (0.23%) DFS Replication
7 3 (0.23%) Firmware
7 3 (0.23%) Kamailio
7 3 (0.23%) VMware ESXi
8 2 (0.15%) BitLocker
8 2 (0.15%) vSphere
8 2 (0.15%) XenApp
9 1 (0.075%) Microsoft App-V
9 1 (0.075%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 246 (18.57%) Microsoft Intune
2 211 (15.92%) Jamf Pro
3 46 (3.47%) Terraform
4 30 (2.26%) Kubernetes
5 15 (1.13%) Ansible
6 12 (0.91%) SCCM
7 10 (0.75%) FortiGate
8 8 (0.60%) Single Sign-On
9 6 (0.45%) SCOM
10 5 (0.38%) Active Directory Federation Services
10 5 (0.38%) Grafana
10 5 (0.38%) Kiali
10 5 (0.38%) Prometheus
11 4 (0.30%) SmoothWall
12 3 (0.23%) NetBackup
12 3 (0.23%) Puppet
12 3 (0.23%) vRealize Orchestrator
13 2 (0.15%) HP Fortify
13 2 (0.15%) Oracle RMAN
14 1 (0.075%) SCOrch
Vendors
1 481 (36.30%) Microsoft
2 210 (15.85%) CyberArk
2 210 (15.85%) Tanium
3 77 (5.81%) Oracle
4 60 (4.53%) VMware
5 54 (4.08%) Cisco
6 38 (2.87%) SAP
7 30 (2.26%) Veeam
8 26 (1.96%) OpenLink
8 26 (1.96%) Sybase
8 26 (1.96%) TIBCO
9 18 (1.36%) Salesforce
10 16 (1.21%) Google
11 15 (1.13%) Dell
11 15 (1.13%) Meraki
12 11 (0.83%) Fortinet
12 11 (0.83%) UiPath
13 10 (0.75%) Blue Prism
13 10 (0.75%) Citrix
13 10 (0.75%) SolarWinds