The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies with a requirement for IT Strategy skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited IT Strategy over the 3 months to 30 April 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

IT/Technology Strategy
UK
3 months to
30 Apr 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 224 243 246
Rank change year-on-year +19 +3  
Permanent jobs citing IT Strategy 1290 1465 1525
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 1.50% 1.42% 1.38%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.69% 1.60% 1.58%
Number of salaries quoted 905 1033 1080
Median salary £65,000 £65,000 £60,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +8.33%  
90% offered a salary of more than £40,000 £41,000 £40,000
10% offered a salary of more than £90,000 £92,500 £97,500
UK excluding London median salary £57,250 £62,500 £57,500
% change year-on-year -8.40% +8.69%  

IT Strategy is in the process and methodology skills category. The next table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all permanent job vacancies with a requirement for process and methodology skills.

Process & Methodology Skills
UK
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for process and methodology skills 76555 91737 96448
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the UK 89.31% 88.79% 87.17%
Number of salaries quoted 62998 76245 77828
Median salary £50,000 £50,000 £50,000
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £32,500 £32,000
10% offered a salary of more than £77,500 £75,000 £75,000
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £45,000 £44,000
% change year-on-year - +2.27%  

IT Strategy
Job Vacancy Trend

The job posting trend of jobs advertised citing IT Strategy as a proportion of all permanent or contract IT jobs with a match in the Processes & Methodologies category.

Job vacancy trend for IT Strategy in the UK

IT Strategy
Salary Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing IT Strategy.

Salary trend for IT Strategy in the UK

IT Strategy
Salary Histogram

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing IT Strategy over the 3 months to 30 April 2017.

Salary histogram for IT Strategy in the UK

IT Strategy
Top 30 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 3 months to 30 April 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
England +20 1222 £65,000 -2.98% 139
London +62 577 £72,500 - 52
South East +43 177 £62,500 -13.79% 27
East of England +18 118 £50,000 -23.07% 7
North West -5 104 £47,500 -12.03% 15
City of London +45 96 £70,000 -12.50% 12
South West +16 74 £60,000 -14.28% 9
Yorkshire -30 74 £55,000 - 9
Manchester -6 67 £47,500 -12.03% 11
West Midlands -48 60 £50,000 -20.00% 11
Hertfordshire +17 56 £55,000 -26.66% 5
West Yorkshire -46 55 £55,000 - 4
Leeds -39 44 £55,000 - 4
East Midlands -19 38 £52,500 -14.63% 5
Surrey +11 37 £57,500 -20.68% 7
Hampshire +14 36 £60,000 -7.69% 7
Scotland +9 34 £72,500 +19.34% 2
Berkshire +30 30 £65,000 -10.34% 4
Bristol -1 29 £65,000 -11.86% 3
Cheshire -3 25 £47,500 -17.39% 3
Cambridgeshire +4 24 £70,000 +12.00%
Birmingham -22 23 £52,000 +12.43% 3
Edinburgh +2 22 £72,500 +16.00%
Essex +21 21 £47,500 +21.01% 2
Watford +12 21 £52,525 -36.33% 2
Kent +35 18 £80,000 -5.88%
Hatfield +24 18 £65,000 +44.44% 2
Wales +18 18 £60,000 - 13
Buckinghamshire +13 18 £66,500 +33.00% 2
Northamptonshire +27 17 £53,750 -12.24% 3

For the 6 months to 30 April 2017, IT jobs citing IT Strategy also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads with a requirement for IT Strategy.

1 698 (24.71%) Agile Software Development
2 642 (22.73%) Finance
3 558 (19.75%) Degree
4 557 (19.72%) Microsoft
5 529 (18.73%) Project Management
6 463 (16.39%) ITIL
7 365 (12.92%) Enterprise Architecture
8 345 (12.21%) TOGAF
8 345 (12.21%) Stakeholder Management
9 314 (11.12%) Windows
10 308 (10.90%) SQL
11 297 (10.51%) Service Delivery
12 295 (10.44%) Analytical Skills
13 285 (10.09%) VMware
13 285 (10.09%) Oracle
14 267 (9.45%) Java
14 267 (9.45%) CRM
15 265 (9.38%) PRINCE2
16 261 (9.24%) Computer Science
17 257 (9.10%) Data Centre
18 248 (8.78%) Line Management
19 242 (8.57%) SQL Server
19 242 (8.57%) Amazon AWS
20 235 (8.32%) Retail
21 231 (8.18%) Microsoft Azure
22 223 (7.89%) Linux
23 217 (7.68%) Continuous Improvement
24 210 (7.43%) Service Management
24 210 (7.43%) Management Information System
25 207 (7.33%) Business Analysis

IT Strategy
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 (3.89%) SharePoint
2 86 (3.04%) MS Exchange
3 61 (2.16%) CMS
4 60 (2.12%) Apache
5 50 (1.77%) IIS
6 49 (1.73%) Elasticsearch
7 41 (1.45%) Oracle SOA Suite
8 36 (1.27%) Apache Spark
9 32 (1.13%) WebSphere
10 30 (1.06%) Tomcat
11 29 (1.03%) BizTalk Server
12 24 (0.85%) Apache Solr
12 24 (0.85%) Skype for Business
13 23 (0.81%) Exchange Server 2010
14 20 (0.71%) nginx
15 18 (0.64%) Confluence
16 16 (0.57%) OpenStack
16 16 (0.57%) SharePoint 2013
17 15 (0.53%) Exchange Server 2013
18 14 (0.50%) Adobe Experience Manager
Applications
1 84 (2.97%) Microsoft Office
2 41 (1.45%) Microsoft Excel
3 37 (1.31%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 24 (0.85%) MS Visio
5 11 (0.39%) Microsoft Project
6 4 (0.14%) Adobe Creative Suite
6 4 (0.14%) Final Cut Pro
6 4 (0.14%) InfoPath
Business Applications
1 44 (1.56%) Dynamics CRM
2 27 (0.96%) Oracle Financials
3 26 (0.92%) Dynamics AX
4 24 (0.85%) Oracle Retail
5 22 (0.78%) PeopleSoft Financials
6 17 (0.60%) Oracle EBS
7 14 (0.50%) SAP ERP
8 12 (0.42%) NetSuite
9 10 (0.35%) SAP MM
10 7 (0.25%) Dynamics NAV
10 7 (0.25%) PeopleSoft HCM
10 7 (0.25%) SAP MII
10 7 (0.25%) SAP Oil and Gas
10 7 (0.25%) SAP PP
10 7 (0.25%) SAP PP-PI
11 5 (0.18%) Salesforce.com CRM
11 5 (0.18%) SAP APO
11 5 (0.18%) SAP CRM
12 4 (0.14%) Pega PRPC
12 4 (0.14%) Visualfiles
Cloud Services
1 242 (8.57%) Amazon AWS
2 231 (8.18%) Microsoft Azure
3 93 (3.29%) PaaS
4 90 (3.19%) IaaS
5 80 (2.83%) SaaS
6 75 (2.65%) Office 365
7 52 (1.84%) Cloud Computing
8 51 (1.81%) Amazon EC2
9 34 (1.20%) Google Cloud Platform
10 27 (0.96%) AWS CloudFormation
11 20 (0.71%) GitHub
11 20 (0.71%) Virtual Private Cloud
12 17 (0.60%) Amazon S3
13 10 (0.35%) Amazon CloudWatch
13 10 (0.35%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
14 8 (0.28%) IBM Cloud
15 7 (0.25%) Bluemix
15 7 (0.25%) Taleo
16 6 (0.21%) G Suite
16 6 (0.21%) Google Analytics
Communications & Networking
1 132 (4.67%) Firewall
2 129 (4.57%) WAN
3 125 (4.42%) LAN
4 77 (2.73%) DNS
5 76 (2.69%) SAN
6 71 (2.51%) Internet
7 64 (2.27%) VPN
8 63 (2.23%) Network Security
9 47 (1.66%) TCP/IP
10 38 (1.35%) DHCP
11 32 (1.13%) Cisco ASA
12 27 (0.96%) Wireless
13 25 (0.88%) MPLS
14 22 (0.78%) Unified Communications
14 22 (0.78%) VoIP
15 21 (0.74%) BGP
15 21 (0.74%) SSL
16 19 (0.67%) Converged Networks
16 19 (0.67%) OSPF
17 17 (0.60%) HSRP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 242 (8.57%) SQL Server
2 110 (3.89%) Big Data
3 109 (3.86%) MySQL
4 103 (3.65%) Relational Database
5 97 (3.43%) Data Warehouse
6 69 (2.44%) MongoDB
7 50 (1.77%) Hadoop
8 47 (1.66%) NoSQL
9 44 (1.56%) SQL Server Integration Services
10 42 (1.49%) SQL Server 2008
11 39 (1.38%) RDBMS
12 34 (1.20%) DB2
13 28 (0.99%) GIS
14 27 (0.96%) SQL Server 2012
15 24 (0.85%) Neo4j
16 21 (0.74%) BusinessObjects
16 21 (0.74%) PostgreSQL
17 18 (0.64%) SQL Server Reporting Services
18 17 (0.60%) Amazon RDS
18 17 (0.60%) Oracle BI EE
Development Applications
1 73 (2.58%) Git (software)
2 49 (1.73%) JIRA
3 38 (1.35%) Jenkins
4 32 (1.13%) Visual Studio
5 29 (1.03%) Maven
6 14 (0.50%) Team Foundation Server
7 12 (0.42%) Hudson
7 12 (0.42%) Subversion
8 9 (0.32%) Atlassian Bamboo
8 9 (0.32%) SonarQube
9 8 (0.28%) Bitbucket
9 8 (0.28%) Cucumber
9 8 (0.28%) FishEye
9 8 (0.28%) FlexUnit
9 8 (0.28%) IntelliJ
9 8 (0.28%) JUnit
10 7 (0.25%) ERwin
11 6 (0.21%) Ant
11 6 (0.21%) Eclipse
12 5 (0.18%) Bugzilla
General
1 642 (22.73%) Finance
2 235 (8.32%) Retail
3 140 (4.96%) Banking
4 122 (4.32%) Marketing
5 109 (3.86%) Legal
6 103 (3.65%) Telecoms
7 81 (2.87%) Manufacturing
8 79 (2.80%) Publishing
9 70 (2.48%) Advertising
10 52 (1.84%) Law
11 51 (1.81%) Front Office
12 42 (1.49%) Back Office
13 31 (1.10%) Games
14 29 (1.03%) Local Government
15 26 (0.92%) Billing
15 26 (0.92%) Pharmaceutical
16 23 (0.81%) Investment Banking
17 11 (0.39%) Automotive
18 10 (0.35%) Financial Institution
19 8 (0.28%) French Language
Job Titles
1 896 (31.72%) Architect
2 345 (12.21%) Solutions Architect
3 248 (8.78%) IT Manager
4 189 (6.69%) Analyst
4 189 (6.69%) Enterprise Architect
5 156 (5.52%) Developer
6 138 (4.88%) Head of IT
7 124 (4.39%) Consultant
8 104 (3.68%) Project Manager
9 102 (3.61%) Infrastructure Architect
10 93 (3.29%) Business Analyst
11 79 (2.80%) Technical Architect
12 74 (2.62%) Senior Architect
13 72 (2.55%) Designer
14 70 (2.48%) Business Manager
15 68 (2.41%) Infrastructure Manager
16 64 (2.27%) Solutions Designer
17 58 (2.05%) Cloud Architect
18 57 (2.02%) IT Director
19 54 (1.91%) Senior Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 192 (6.80%) .NET
2 179 (6.34%) Web Services
3 109 (3.86%) HTML
4 102 (3.61%) Middleware
5 97 (3.43%) CSS
6 94 (3.33%) AngularJS
7 80 (2.83%) jQuery
8 77 (2.73%) HTML5
9 75 (2.65%) ASP.NET
10 70 (2.48%) J2EE
11 67 (2.37%) REST
12 60 (2.12%) XML
13 53 (1.88%) SOAP
14 48 (1.70%) JSON
15 40 (1.42%) Spring
16 38 (1.35%) RESTful
17 37 (1.31%) Node.js
18 34 (1.20%) Twitter Bootstrap
19 31 (1.10%) Hibernate
20 30 (1.06%) LAMP
Miscellaneous
1 295 (10.44%) Analytical Skills
2 261 (9.24%) Computer Science
3 257 (9.10%) Data Centre
4 210 (7.43%) Management Information System
5 99 (3.50%) Enterprise Software
6 78 (2.76%) User Experience
7 71 (2.51%) CMDB
8 56 (1.98%) Hybrid Cloud
9 54 (1.91%) Greenfield Project
10 45 (1.59%) Virtual Team
11 41 (1.45%) FMCG
12 40 (1.42%) PMI
13 37 (1.31%) Private Cloud
14 36 (1.27%) Public Cloud
15 31 (1.10%) Mobile App
16 28 (0.99%) Internet of Things
17 23 (0.81%) Client/Server
18 22 (0.78%) BYOD
19 21 (0.74%) Algorithms
20 20 (0.71%) Social Media
Operating Systems
1 314 (11.12%) Windows
2 223 (7.89%) Linux
3 131 (4.64%) Windows Server
4 78 (2.76%) Windows Server 2008
5 62 (2.19%) Unix
6 53 (1.88%) Windows Server 2012
7 44 (1.56%) Windows 7
8 32 (1.13%) Windows Server 2003
9 23 (0.81%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 23 (0.81%) Windows 10
10 15 (0.53%) Apple iOS
11 14 (0.50%) Solaris
12 13 (0.46%) Windows XP
13 10 (0.35%) Android
13 10 (0.35%) Mac OS
14 9 (0.32%) Windows 8
15 8 (0.28%) Ubuntu
16 7 (0.25%) AIX
17 5 (0.18%) CentOS
18 4 (0.14%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 698 (24.71%) Agile Software Development
2 529 (18.73%) Project Management
3 463 (16.39%) ITIL
4 365 (12.92%) Enterprise Architecture
5 345 (12.21%) Stakeholder Management
5 345 (12.21%) TOGAF
6 297 (10.51%) Service Delivery
7 267 (9.45%) CRM
8 265 (9.38%) PRINCE2
9 248 (8.78%) Line Management
10 217 (7.68%) Continuous Improvement
11 210 (7.43%) Service Management
12 207 (7.33%) Business Analysis
13 194 (6.87%) Software Engineering
14 193 (6.83%) Mentoring
15 178 (6.30%) E-Commerce
16 175 (6.19%) ERP
17 172 (6.09%) Analytics
17 172 (6.09%) Business Intelligence
18 171 (6.05%) SOA
Programming Languages
1 308 (10.90%) SQL
2 267 (9.45%) Java
3 167 (5.91%) JavaScript
4 138 (4.88%) C#
5 102 (3.61%) C
6 76 (2.69%) Python
7 45 (1.59%) T-SQL
8 42 (1.49%) PHP
9 39 (1.38%) Bash Shell
10 34 (1.20%) R
11 33 (1.17%) PowerShell
12 31 (1.10%) VB.NET
13 24 (0.85%) Scala
14 23 (0.81%) Perl
15 22 (0.78%) PL/SQL
16 16 (0.57%) Ruby
17 14 (0.50%) Groovy
18 13 (0.46%) Apex Code
19 12 (0.42%) Clojure
19 12 (0.42%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 558 (19.75%) Degree
2 105 (3.72%) Security Cleared
3 91 (3.22%) PMI Certification
4 82 (2.90%) Cisco Certification
5 71 (2.51%) ISEB
6 67 (2.37%) Microsoft Certification
6 67 (2.37%) PMP
7 56 (1.98%) ITIL Certification
8 54 (1.91%) MCSE
9 53 (1.88%) SC Cleared
10 52 (1.84%) CISSP
11 43 (1.52%) CCNA
12 38 (1.35%) CCNP
13 34 (1.20%) DV Cleared
14 30 (1.06%) CISM
15 27 (0.96%) PRINCE2 Certification
16 26 (0.92%) CISA
17 25 (0.88%) APMP
18 20 (0.71%) PhD
19 18 (0.64%) Postgraduate
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 148 (5.24%) QA
2 127 (4.50%) SLA
3 79 (2.80%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 55 (1.95%) PMO
5 47 (1.66%) COBIT
6 35 (1.24%) PCI DSS
7 22 (0.78%) Data Quality
7 22 (0.78%) ISO 9001
8 17 (0.60%) Disclosure Scotland
9 14 (0.50%) ISO22301
10 13 (0.46%) ISO 14001
11 9 (0.32%) GDPR
12 6 (0.21%) BS25999
12 6 (0.21%) GCP
12 6 (0.21%) ISO27002
12 6 (0.21%) ISO27005
13 4 (0.14%) Cyber Essentials
13 4 (0.14%) HMG Security Policy Framework
13 4 (0.14%) SSAE 16
14 3 (0.11%) GxP
System Software
1 197 (6.97%) Active Directory
2 196 (6.94%) VMware Infrastructure
3 79 (2.80%) Hyper-V
4 36 (1.27%) Virtual Machines
5 30 (1.06%) Docker
6 29 (1.03%) vSphere
7 23 (0.81%) XenApp
8 21 (0.74%) Firmware
9 18 (0.64%) vCloud
10 15 (0.53%) Virtual Servers
11 11 (0.39%) VMware ESXi
12 10 (0.35%) Shibboleth
13 9 (0.32%) Virtual Desktop
13 9 (0.32%) VMware ESX
14 8 (0.28%) Terminal Services
14 8 (0.28%) XenDesktop
15 5 (0.18%) Microsoft App-V
15 5 (0.18%) Varnish
15 5 (0.18%) VMware Workstation
16 3 (0.11%) VMware Server
Systems Management
1 60 (2.12%) SCCM
2 38 (1.35%) Ansible
3 35 (1.24%) SCVMM
4 33 (1.17%) Puppet
5 31 (1.10%) SCOM
6 27 (0.96%) Opscode Chef
7 22 (0.78%) Backup Exec
7 22 (0.78%) Microsoft Clustering
8 17 (0.60%) NetBackup
9 13 (0.46%) Cisco Prime
10 9 (0.32%) AirWatch
11 6 (0.21%) Nagios
11 6 (0.21%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
12 5 (0.18%) Ganglia
12 5 (0.18%) Graphite
12 5 (0.18%) Kubernetes
12 5 (0.18%) Riemann
12 5 (0.18%) vRealize
13 4 (0.14%) Oracle Identity Manager
13 4 (0.14%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
Vendors
1 557 (19.72%) Microsoft
2 285 (10.09%) Oracle
2 285 (10.09%) VMware
3 184 (6.51%) SAP
4 179 (6.34%) Cisco
5 148 (5.24%) Citrix
6 99 (3.50%) IBM
7 77 (2.73%) Salesforce.com
8 76 (2.69%) HP
9 64 (2.27%) EMC
9 64 (2.27%) Google
9 64 (2.27%) NetApp
10 57 (2.02%) Red Hat
11 55 (1.95%) Juniper
12 51 (1.81%) CheckPoint
13 46 (1.63%) BMC
14 34 (1.20%) Adobe
15 32 (1.13%) Hyperion
16 29 (1.03%) PeopleSoft
17 27 (0.96%) Computacenter
Glasgow, Lanarkshire
Search Consultancy
Posted: 4 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Harvey Nash plc
Salary: £60000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £75,000 - £95,000k base + Car, Bonus and Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
City, London
Oscar
Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Northamptonshire
McGregor Boyall
Salary: £45000 - £60000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
Southampton, Hampshire
Sanderson
Salary: £70000.00 - £90000.00 per annum + excellent benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Exeter, Devon
Senitor Associates
Salary: £55000 - £70000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Southampton, Hampshire
Kingfisher IT Services
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 5 days ago
South West London
Sanderson
Salary: £80000.00 - £100000.00 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
City, London
Venturi
Salary: £60000 - £70000 per annum + bonus +Full bens
Posted: 2 days ago
North West
onezeero.
Salary: £75000 - £80000 per annum + Car allowance
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Burns Sheehan
Salary: £30000.00 - £80000 per annum + bonus + benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Newport, Gwent
HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Salary: £50000 - £60165 per annum + excellent benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Watford, Hertfordshire
Harris Global
Salary: From £70,000 to £75,000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Southampton, Hampshire
Kingfisher IT Services
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 5 days ago
City, London
Pioneer Search
Salary: £30000.00 - £34000.00 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Chertsey, Surrey
Quadratek People Limited
Salary: From £55,000 to £85,000 per annum Basix salary to £80,000 plus variabl
Posted: 3 days ago
Cardiff, South Glamorgan
Sanderson
Salary: £50000 - £65000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
Hull, North Humberside
Exposed Solutions
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Farnborough, Hampshire
Experis Ltd
Salary: £60000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
Chester, Cheshire
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Salary: £45000 - £50000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Glasgow, Lanarkshire
Cathcart Associates Ltd
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Head Resourcing
Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum + 10% bonus plus pension plus health
Posted: 5 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Opus IT Consulting
Salary: £60000.00 - £63000.00 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
Hertfordshire
Experis Ltd
Salary: company benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Slough, Berkshire
EXCELerate
Salary: Up to £70,000 per annum Pension, £5k Car Allowance, Bonus
Posted: 6 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Robert Walters
Salary: £28000 - £32000 per annum + 15% Bonus
Posted: 4 days ago
London
Salt
Salary: £45000 - £65000 per annum + Bonus + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Fruition IT Resources Limited
Salary: £45000 - £50000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago