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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 6 months to 15 August 2022 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

IT/Technology Strategy
UK
6 months to
15 Aug 2022
Same period 2021 Same period 2020
Rank 253 253 231
Rank change year-on-year 0 -22 -25
Permanent jobs citing IT Strategy 2,571 1,612 977
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the UK 1.54% 1.40% 1.57%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.60% 1.49% 1.69%
Number of salaries quoted 1,505 1,140 700
10th Percentile £43,750 £37,000 £41,250
25th Percentile £52,500 £50,000 £51,244
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £70,000 £70,000 £67,500
Median % change year-on-year - +3.70% -0.74%
75th Percentile £90,000 £88,750 £80,313
90th Percentile £107,500 £107,750 £100,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £62,500 £55,762 £60,000
% change year-on-year +12.08% -7.06% -1.64%

IT Strategy 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 160,204 108,315 57,920
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 95.77% 94.09% 93.13%
Number of salaries quoted 83,315 73,224 47,036
10th Percentile £34,250 £32,500 £32,500
25th Percentile £45,000 £42,500 £41,250
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £60,000 £55,756 £55,000
Median % change year-on-year +7.61% +1.37% +4.76%
75th Percentile £80,000 £75,000 £73,750
90th Percentile £97,290 £92,500 £90,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £52,500 £50,000 £47,500
% change year-on-year +5.00% +5.26% +5.56%

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 15 August 2022.

Salary histogram for IT Strategy in the UK

IT Strategy
Top 17 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 15 August 2022. 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 +18 2,272 £70,000 +3.70% 291
UK excluding London +24 1,346 £62,500 +12.08% 221
Work from Home +8 1,043 £70,000 - 91
London +10 1,009 £80,000 +6.67% 98
North of England -9 355 £65,000 +30.00% 60
South East +11 322 £62,500 -20.63% 42
Midlands +49 240 £60,000 +11.63% 36
East of England +38 213 £70,000 +40.00% 28
West Midlands +29 175 £62,000 +12.73% 19
Yorkshire +21 173 £65,000 +44.44% 27
North West -49 155 £57,500 -4.17% 31
South West -10 112 £65,000 +18.18% 26
Scotland -23 69 £69,449 +54.33% 20
East Midlands +11 65 £55,000 +15.79% 17
Wales +11 52 £50,000 -16.67% 6
North East -10 27 £87,500 +101.15% 2
Northern Ireland -14 1 £80,000 +100.00% 3

For the 6 months to 15 August 2022, IT jobs citing IT Strategy 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 IT Strategy.

1 1,288 (50.10%) Technology Strategy
2 1,032 (40.14%) Agile
3 769 (29.91%) Social Skills
4 746 (29.02%) Finance
5 719 (27.97%) Azure
6 647 (25.17%) Business Strategy
7 588 (22.87%) AWS
8 565 (21.98%) Microsoft
9 436 (16.96%) Problem-Solving
10 422 (16.41%) Degree
11 408 (15.87%) DevOps
12 357 (13.89%) Analytical Skills
13 328 (12.76%) Project Management
14 314 (12.21%) Project Delivery
15 304 (11.82%) ITIL
16 295 (11.47%) Enterprise Architecture
17 293 (11.40%) TOGAF
18 291 (11.32%) Strategic Roadmap
19 286 (11.12%) SQL
20 276 (10.74%) Stakeholder Management
21 273 (10.62%) Continuous Improvement
21 273 (10.62%) Analytics
22 257 (10.00%) Thought Leadership
23 254 (9.88%) Microservices
23 254 (9.88%) Software Engineering
24 250 (9.72%) Mentoring
25 246 (9.57%) SaaS
26 241 (9.37%) Coaching
26 241 (9.37%) Cybersecurity
27 230 (8.95%) Python

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 78 (3.03%) SharePoint
2 57 (2.22%) MS Exchange
3 44 (1.71%) Apache Spark
4 39 (1.52%) Apache
5 38 (1.48%) OpenStack
6 36 (1.40%) CMS
7 33 (1.28%) Confluence
8 22 (0.86%) IIS
9 20 (0.78%) Cloud Foundry
10 19 (0.74%) Tomcat
11 13 (0.51%) Drupal
11 13 (0.51%) Headless CMS
12 12 (0.47%) Adobe Experience Manager
12 12 (0.47%) Sitecore CMS
13 11 (0.43%) WordPress
14 5 (0.19%) Exchange Server 2013
14 5 (0.19%) SAS
15 4 (0.16%) Apache Airflow
15 4 (0.16%) Ethereum
15 4 (0.16%) Oracle SOA Suite
Applications
1 60 (2.33%) Microsoft Office
2 22 (0.86%) Microsoft Excel
3 13 (0.51%) MS Visio
4 10 (0.39%) Microsoft PowerPoint
5 9 (0.35%) Microsoft Project
6 6 (0.23%) Spreadsheet
7 4 (0.16%) Chatbot
8 2 (0.078%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 44 (1.71%) Dynamics CRM
2 18 (0.70%) SAP S/4HANA
3 15 (0.58%) SAP CO
3 15 (0.58%) SAP FI
3 15 (0.58%) SAP FI/CO
4 13 (0.51%) Dynamics NAV
5 12 (0.47%) Payment Gateway
6 11 (0.43%) Line 50
6 11 (0.43%) Sage 200
7 10 (0.39%) Oracle EBS
7 10 (0.39%) SAP ERP
8 7 (0.27%) SAP MDG
9 5 (0.19%) OpenText VIM for SAP
10 4 (0.16%) SAP CRM
10 4 (0.16%) SAP IBP
10 4 (0.16%) SAP SCM
10 4 (0.16%) Sparx Enterprise Architect
11 3 (0.12%) Magento
11 3 (0.12%) NetSuite
12 2 (0.078%) assyst
Cloud Services
1 719 (27.97%) Azure
2 588 (22.87%) AWS
3 246 (9.57%) SaaS
4 220 (8.56%) Microsoft 365
5 188 (7.31%) GCP
6 118 (4.59%) Cloud Computing
7 113 (4.40%) PaaS
8 112 (4.36%) IaaS
9 103 (4.01%) Serverless
10 84 (3.27%) Azure Active Directory
11 78 (3.03%) Power Platform
12 55 (2.14%) GitHub
13 45 (1.75%) Dynamics 365
14 40 (1.56%) AWS CloudFormation
15 38 (1.48%) OpenShift
16 36 (1.40%) Amazon EC2
17 35 (1.36%) AWS Lambda
18 34 (1.32%) Amazon S3
19 32 (1.24%) PowerApps
20 31 (1.21%) Azure DevOps
Communications & Networking
1 109 (4.24%) Firewall
2 78 (3.03%) Internet
3 53 (2.06%) Broadband
4 50 (1.94%) DNS
5 47 (1.83%) WAN
6 43 (1.67%) 5G
7 42 (1.63%) Wi-Fi
8 39 (1.52%) Network Security
8 39 (1.52%) VPN
9 32 (1.24%) DHCP
10 30 (1.17%) LAN
11 27 (1.05%) TCP/IP
12 24 (0.93%) VoIP
13 21 (0.82%) SSL
14 17 (0.66%) VLAN
15 16 (0.62%) SD-WAN
16 15 (0.58%) SAN
17 13 (0.51%) HTTP
18 12 (0.47%) IPsec
18 12 (0.47%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 190 (7.39%) SQL Server
2 140 (5.45%) Big Data
3 128 (4.98%) NoSQL
4 111 (4.32%) Data Warehouse
5 67 (2.61%) Relational Database
6 66 (2.57%) Data Lake
7 52 (2.02%) MySQL
8 47 (1.83%) Power BI
9 45 (1.75%) Hadoop
10 44 (1.71%) Azure SQL Database
11 38 (1.48%) Data Mining
12 34 (1.32%) PostgreSQL
13 33 (1.28%) BigQuery
13 33 (1.28%) SQL Server Integration Services
14 31 (1.21%) RDBMS
15 28 (1.09%) Tableau
16 27 (1.05%) Amazon RDS
17 26 (1.01%) Looker
17 26 (1.01%) Redis
18 18 (0.70%) DynamoDB
Development Applications
1 91 (3.54%) Git (software)
2 79 (3.07%) JIRA
3 75 (2.92%) Jenkins
4 37 (1.44%) GitLab
5 29 (1.13%) Bitbucket
6 15 (0.58%) CircleCI
7 13 (0.51%) Visual Studio
8 12 (0.47%) Selenium
9 9 (0.35%) Maven
10 7 (0.27%) HP UFT
10 7 (0.27%) Postman
11 6 (0.23%) Atlassian Bamboo
11 6 (0.23%) Cypress.io
11 6 (0.23%) JUnit
11 6 (0.23%) webpack
12 5 (0.19%) Visual Studio Code
13 4 (0.16%) Bitbucket Server
13 4 (0.16%) ESLint
13 4 (0.16%) RStudio
13 4 (0.16%) Storybook
General
1 769 (29.91%) Social Skills
2 746 (29.02%) Finance
3 357 (13.89%) Analytical Skills
4 219 (8.52%) Inclusion and Diversity
5 199 (7.74%) Banking
6 190 (7.39%) Retail
7 179 (6.96%) Influencing Skills
8 144 (5.60%) Law
9 140 (5.45%) Legal
10 126 (4.90%) Public Sector
11 105 (4.08%) Marketing
12 95 (3.70%) Organisational Skills
13 82 (3.19%) Games
14 64 (2.49%) Advertising
15 56 (2.18%) Pharmaceutical
15 56 (2.18%) Presentation Skills
16 52 (2.02%) Publishing
17 44 (1.71%) Back Office
18 41 (1.59%) Manufacturing
18 41 (1.59%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 884 (34.38%) Architect
2 359 (13.96%) Solutions Architect
3 198 (7.70%) Developer
4 177 (6.88%) IT Manager
5 173 (6.73%) Analyst
6 144 (5.60%) Enterprise Architect
7 123 (4.78%) Principal Architect
8 101 (3.93%) IT Architect
9 86 (3.35%) Consultant
10 85 (3.31%) Head of IT
11 75 (2.92%) Cloud Architect
12 73 (2.84%) Senior Architect
13 67 (2.61%) Infrastructure Engineer
14 63 (2.45%) Graduate
14 63 (2.45%) Security Architect
15 61 (2.37%) Digital Architect
15 61 (2.37%) Software Engineer
16 60 (2.33%) Data Architect
17 55 (2.14%) Lead Architect
18 53 (2.06%) Technical Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 225 (8.75%) .NET
2 153 (5.95%) React
3 98 (3.81%) REST
4 97 (3.77%) AngularJS
5 84 (3.27%) Web Services
6 83 (3.23%) Kafka
7 77 (2.99%) RESTful
8 70 (2.72%) .NET Framework
9 64 (2.49%) HTML
10 59 (2.29%) .NET Core
11 54 (2.10%) ASP.NET
12 46 (1.79%) GraphQL
13 45 (1.75%) CSS
14 44 (1.71%) XML
15 42 (1.63%) Spring
16 41 (1.59%) JSON
17 38 (1.48%) Middleware
18 35 (1.36%) SAML
19 32 (1.24%) RabbitMQ
19 32 (1.24%) React Native
Miscellaneous
1 220 (8.56%) Management Information System
2 130 (5.06%) Public Cloud
3 107 (4.16%) User Experience
4 106 (4.12%) Data Centre
5 104 (4.05%) Self-Motivation
6 74 (2.88%) Cloud Native
7 58 (2.26%) Virtual Team
8 54 (2.10%) Enterprise Software
9 52 (2.02%) Mobile App
10 48 (1.87%) Social Media
11 46 (1.79%) Blog
12 44 (1.71%) Hybrid Cloud
13 37 (1.44%) Legacy Applications
14 36 (1.40%) IoT
15 33 (1.28%) Analytical Mindset
15 33 (1.28%) Hackathon
16 28 (1.09%) Augmented Reality
17 26 (1.01%) NHS
18 24 (0.93%) Private Cloud
19 23 (0.89%) Greenfield Project
Operating Systems
1 195 (7.58%) Windows
2 125 (4.86%) Linux
3 102 (3.97%) Windows Server
4 43 (1.67%) Android
5 40 (1.56%) Apple iOS
6 38 (1.48%) Windows 10
7 36 (1.40%) Unix
8 26 (1.01%) CentOS
9 24 (0.93%) Mac OS
10 20 (0.78%) Windows Server 2016
11 17 (0.66%) Windows Server 2012
12 14 (0.54%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
12 14 (0.54%) Windows Server 2019
13 11 (0.43%) Ubuntu
14 8 (0.31%) Windows Server 2008
15 6 (0.23%) HPUX
16 5 (0.19%) Debian
17 3 (0.12%) SUSE
18 2 (0.078%) VMS
18 2 (0.078%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 1,288 (50.10%) Technology Strategy
2 1,032 (40.14%) Agile
3 647 (25.17%) Business Strategy
4 436 (16.96%) Problem-Solving
5 408 (15.87%) DevOps
6 328 (12.76%) Project Management
7 314 (12.21%) Project Delivery
8 304 (11.82%) ITIL
9 295 (11.47%) Enterprise Architecture
10 293 (11.40%) TOGAF
11 291 (11.32%) Strategic Roadmap
12 276 (10.74%) Stakeholder Management
13 273 (10.62%) Analytics
13 273 (10.62%) Continuous Improvement
14 257 (10.00%) Thought Leadership
15 254 (9.88%) Microservices
15 254 (9.88%) Software Engineering
16 250 (9.72%) Mentoring
17 241 (9.37%) Coaching
17 241 (9.37%) Cybersecurity
Programming Languages
1 286 (11.12%) SQL
2 230 (8.95%) Python
3 210 (8.17%) Java
4 178 (6.92%) JavaScript
5 146 (5.68%) C#
6 91 (3.54%) PowerShell
7 87 (3.38%) TypeScript
8 54 (2.10%) T-SQL
9 41 (1.59%) Bash
10 36 (1.40%) PHP
11 30 (1.17%) Ruby
12 21 (0.82%) C
13 17 (0.66%) Perl
14 16 (0.62%) Go
14 16 (0.62%) Groovy
15 15 (0.58%) Shell Script
16 13 (0.51%) Apple Swift
17 11 (0.43%) Objective-C
18 9 (0.35%) PL/SQL
18 9 (0.35%) R
Qualifications
1 422 (16.41%) Degree
2 100 (3.89%) Security Cleared
3 83 (3.23%) SC Cleared
4 81 (3.15%) TOGAF Certification
5 75 (2.92%) ITIL Certification
6 68 (2.64%) Microsoft Certification
7 50 (1.94%) Computer Science Degree
8 46 (1.79%) CISSP
9 41 (1.59%) Cisco Certification
10 37 (1.44%) AWS Certification
11 36 (1.40%) CISA
12 34 (1.32%) MCSE
13 30 (1.17%) PMI Certification
14 24 (0.93%) CCNA
15 23 (0.89%) ICAEW
15 23 (0.89%) ISACA
16 22 (0.86%) DBS Check
17 21 (0.82%) CISM
17 21 (0.82%) HNC
18 19 (0.74%) RHCE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 112 (4.36%) QA
2 87 (3.38%) GDPR
3 65 (2.53%) PMO
3 65 (2.53%) SLA
4 53 (2.06%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 48 (1.87%) Data Quality
6 45 (1.75%) NIST
7 36 (1.40%) PCI DSS
8 24 (0.93%) GRC
9 17 (0.66%) COBIT
10 16 (0.62%) Cyber Essentials
11 15 (0.58%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
12 13 (0.51%) Sarbanes-Oxley
13 8 (0.31%) NIST 800
14 7 (0.27%) PSD2
15 6 (0.23%) Accessibility
15 6 (0.23%) Actionable Recommendations
15 6 (0.23%) ISO/IEC 20000
16 5 (0.19%) GAMP
16 5 (0.19%) HIPAA
System Software
1 200 (7.78%) Active Directory
2 143 (5.56%) Docker
3 133 (5.17%) VMware Infrastructure
4 52 (2.02%) vSphere
5 33 (1.28%) Hyper-V
6 30 (1.17%) Virtual Servers
7 24 (0.93%) Virtual Machines
8 18 (0.70%) GlusterFS
9 17 (0.66%) VMware ESXi
10 15 (0.58%) Microsoft Virtual Server
11 14 (0.54%) Virtual Desktop
12 8 (0.31%) Citrix Hypervisor
12 8 (0.31%) XenApp
13 6 (0.23%) XenDesktop
14 5 (0.19%) Microsoft App-V
15 4 (0.16%) VMware Workstation
16 3 (0.12%) Terminal Services
17 2 (0.078%) Firmware
17 2 (0.078%) flannel
17 2 (0.078%) Gluster
Systems Management
1 174 (6.77%) Kubernetes
2 132 (5.13%) Terraform
3 85 (3.31%) Ansible
4 42 (1.63%) Puppet
5 41 (1.59%) Single Sign-On
6 30 (1.17%) Microsoft Intune
7 29 (1.13%) SCCM
8 25 (0.97%) Jamf Pro
9 22 (0.86%) Opscode Chef
10 10 (0.39%) Istio
11 8 (0.31%) cPanel
11 8 (0.31%) Microsoft Clustering
12 7 (0.27%) WSUS
13 6 (0.23%) Prometheus
13 6 (0.23%) Rancher
14 5 (0.19%) Grafana
14 5 (0.19%) Packer
14 5 (0.19%) SCOM
15 4 (0.16%) FortiGate
15 4 (0.16%) Norton AntiVirus
Vendors
1 565 (21.98%) Microsoft
2 173 (6.73%) VMware
3 136 (5.29%) Google
4 115 (4.47%) Salesforce.com
5 80 (3.11%) Oracle
6 79 (3.07%) SAP
7 78 (3.03%) Sage
8 71 (2.76%) Cisco
9 57 (2.22%) ServiceNow
10 48 (1.87%) Dell
11 35 (1.36%) Red Hat
12 34 (1.32%) Citrix
13 32 (1.24%) Workday
14 30 (1.17%) Meraki
15 29 (1.13%) HP
16 28 (1.09%) F5
17 18 (0.70%) 3PAR
17 18 (0.70%) Databricks
18 17 (0.66%) Adobe
18 17 (0.66%) Veeam