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 22 June 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

IT/Technology Strategy
UK
3 months to
22 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 229 214 240
Rank change year-on-year -15 +26  
Permanent jobs citing IT Strategy 1327 1579 1556
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 1.49% 1.60% 1.40%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.66% 1.80% 1.59%
Number of salaries quoted 887 1178 1097
Median salary £60,000 £65,000 £60,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -7.69% +8.33%  
90% offered a salary of more than £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
10% offered a salary of more than £90,000 £95,000 £94,750
UK excluding London median salary £55,000 £60,000 £55,000
% change year-on-year -8.33% +9.09%  

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 79702 87753 97622
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the UK 89.73% 88.97% 88.01%
Number of salaries quoted 64312 73316 79772
Median salary £50,000 £50,000 £50,000
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £32,500 £31,500
10% offered a salary of more than £80,000 £75,000 £77,500
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 22 June 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 22 June 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 -28 1243 £62,500 -3.84% 135
London -9 552 £75,000 - 60
South East -12 139 £62,500 -3.84% 24
Yorkshire -18 121 £55,000 -2.65% 14
East of England -2 119 £50,000 -11.80% 7
North West -11 119 £55,000 +2.32% 7
West Yorkshire -5 95 £55,000 -2.65% 14
City of London +14 89 £70,000 -12.50% 12
Leeds -11 78 £55,000 -4.34% 4
South West +4 74 £62,500 -13.79% 7
West Midlands -36 73 £51,500 -10.43% 11
Hertfordshire -4 57 £45,000 -35.71% 2
Manchester -35 53 £57,500 +6.97% 3
Wales +39 44 £50,292 +5.87% 1
Cheshire +5 44 £45,000 -20.35% 3
East Midlands -32 40 £48,750 -20.73% 3
South Wales +34 36 £50,292 +5.87% 1
Essex +14 35 £50,000 +11.73% 3
Scotland +7 30 £72,500 +11.53% 10
Birmingham -20 30 £52,000 +4.00% 1
Surrey +19 29 £55,000 +10.00% 10
Bristol -20 28 £65,000 -13.33% 2
Northamptonshire +16 26 £52,500 -4.54% 2
Hampshire +4 25 £80,000 +23.07% 4
Berkshire +22 24 £65,000 -5.62% 4
Chelmsford +3 22 £50,000 -13.04% 1
Gloucestershire +26 20 £65,000 +10.63% 3
Cardiff +24 20 £52,163 -18.17% 1
Oxfordshire +19 20 £75,000 +5.26% 1
Buckinghamshire -4 18 £68,750 +44.73% 2

For the 6 months to 22 June 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.

1 731 (26.21%) Agile Software Development
2 691 (24.78%) Finance
3 552 (19.79%) Degree
4 525 (18.82%) Project Management
5 524 (18.79%) Microsoft
6 471 (16.89%) ITIL
7 386 (13.84%) Enterprise Architecture
8 347 (12.44%) TOGAF
9 339 (12.15%) Stakeholder Management
10 315 (11.29%) Service Delivery
11 303 (10.86%) SQL
12 299 (10.72%) Java
13 296 (10.61%) Windows
14 293 (10.51%) Retail
15 291 (10.43%) Analytical Skills
16 275 (9.86%) Oracle
17 264 (9.47%) VMware
18 245 (8.78%) Computer Science
18 245 (8.78%) Amazon AWS
19 243 (8.71%) CRM
20 238 (8.53%) PRINCE2
21 229 (8.21%) Management Information System
22 227 (8.14%) Continuous Improvement
23 213 (7.64%) SQL Server
24 212 (7.60%) Data Centre
25 208 (7.46%) Mentoring
26 206 (7.39%) Line Management
26 206 (7.39%) Microsoft Azure
27 205 (7.35%) Banking
28 204 (7.31%) Linux

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
1 100 (3.59%) SharePoint
2 72 (2.58%) MS Exchange
3 66 (2.37%) CMS
4 62 (2.22%) Apache
5 47 (1.69%) IIS
6 41 (1.47%) Elasticsearch
7 37 (1.33%) Oracle SOA Suite
8 34 (1.22%) Apache Solr
9 31 (1.11%) Tomcat
10 30 (1.08%) WebSphere
11 29 (1.04%) nginx
12 27 (0.97%) Skype for Business
13 20 (0.72%) Apache Spark
13 20 (0.72%) Exchange Server 2010
14 19 (0.68%) Adobe Experience Manager
14 19 (0.68%) Mule
15 18 (0.65%) OpenStack
16 16 (0.57%) Confluence
17 15 (0.54%) BizTalk Server
18 13 (0.47%) EPiServer
Applications
1 88 (3.16%) Microsoft Office
2 37 (1.33%) Microsoft Excel
3 36 (1.29%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 24 (0.86%) MS Visio
5 16 (0.57%) Microsoft Project
6 4 (0.14%) Adobe Creative Suite
6 4 (0.14%) Final Cut Pro
6 4 (0.14%) InfoPath
7 1 (0.036%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 43 (1.54%) Dynamics CRM
2 28 (1.00%) Oracle Financials
2 28 (1.00%) Oracle Retail
3 26 (0.93%) Dynamics AX
4 25 (0.90%) Oracle EBS
5 22 (0.79%) PeopleSoft Financials
6 19 (0.68%) SAP MM
7 14 (0.50%) SAP MII
7 14 (0.50%) SAP PP
7 14 (0.50%) SAP PP-PI
8 13 (0.47%) SAP ERP
9 11 (0.39%) NetSuite
10 8 (0.29%) SAP Oil and Gas
11 7 (0.25%) PeopleSoft HCM
11 7 (0.25%) Salesforce.com CRM
12 6 (0.22%) Siebel CRM
13 5 (0.18%) Dynamics NAV
13 5 (0.18%) Maximo
13 5 (0.18%) SAP APO
14 4 (0.14%) SAP EWM
Cloud Services
1 245 (8.78%) Amazon AWS
2 206 (7.39%) Microsoft Azure
3 98 (3.51%) PaaS
4 84 (3.01%) IaaS
5 79 (2.83%) Office 365
6 71 (2.55%) SaaS
7 44 (1.58%) Cloud Computing
8 42 (1.51%) Google Cloud Platform
9 35 (1.25%) Amazon EC2
10 31 (1.11%) GitHub
11 15 (0.54%) AWS CloudFormation
12 12 (0.43%) Amazon S3
12 12 (0.43%) Virtual Private Cloud
13 7 (0.25%) G Suite
13 7 (0.25%) Taleo
14 6 (0.22%) AWS Lambda
14 6 (0.22%) Google Analytics
14 6 (0.22%) SuccessFactors
15 5 (0.18%) Mimecast
16 4 (0.14%) IBM Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 130 (4.66%) WAN
2 117 (4.20%) Firewall
3 109 (3.91%) LAN
4 88 (3.16%) SAN
5 77 (2.76%) DNS
6 67 (2.40%) Internet
7 57 (2.04%) Network Security
8 49 (1.76%) VPN
9 46 (1.65%) DHCP
10 45 (1.61%) TCP/IP
11 27 (0.97%) MPLS
12 26 (0.93%) Cisco ASA
12 26 (0.93%) Cisco IOS
13 25 (0.90%) Cisco Nexus
13 25 (0.90%) VoIP
14 22 (0.79%) SSL
15 20 (0.72%) LDAP
16 19 (0.68%) Unified Communications
16 19 (0.68%) VLAN
16 19 (0.68%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 213 (7.64%) SQL Server
2 112 (4.02%) Big Data
2 112 (4.02%) MySQL
3 92 (3.30%) Relational Database
4 83 (2.98%) Data Warehouse
5 67 (2.40%) MongoDB
6 43 (1.54%) Hadoop
6 43 (1.54%) NoSQL
7 42 (1.51%) RDBMS
8 30 (1.08%) SQL Server Integration Services
9 28 (1.00%) SQL Server 2008
10 26 (0.93%) PostgreSQL
11 23 (0.82%) DB2
12 22 (0.79%) GIS
12 22 (0.79%) Oracle BI EE
13 21 (0.75%) SQL Server 2012
14 19 (0.68%) BusinessObjects
15 14 (0.50%) Amazon RDS
16 13 (0.47%) Neo4j
16 13 (0.47%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 67 (2.40%) Git (software)
2 65 (2.33%) Jenkins
3 53 (1.90%) JIRA
4 35 (1.25%) Maven
5 26 (0.93%) Visual Studio
6 19 (0.68%) Hudson
7 14 (0.50%) Team Foundation Server
8 13 (0.47%) Atlassian Bamboo
8 13 (0.47%) Subversion
9 11 (0.39%) JUnit
10 8 (0.29%) Ant
10 8 (0.29%) Bitbucket
10 8 (0.29%) Cucumber
10 8 (0.29%) ERwin
10 8 (0.29%) FishEye
10 8 (0.29%) FlexUnit
10 8 (0.29%) IntelliJ
10 8 (0.29%) MSI
10 8 (0.29%) SonarQube
11 7 (0.25%) Visual Studio Team System
General
1 691 (24.78%) Finance
2 293 (10.51%) Retail
3 205 (7.35%) Banking
4 133 (4.77%) Marketing
5 104 (3.73%) Legal
6 93 (3.33%) Telecoms
7 85 (3.05%) Investment Banking
8 80 (2.87%) Manufacturing
8 80 (2.87%) Retail Banking
9 56 (2.01%) Law
10 54 (1.94%) Publishing
11 48 (1.72%) Advertising
12 43 (1.54%) Back Office
13 35 (1.25%) Games
13 35 (1.25%) Local Government
14 33 (1.18%) Front Office
15 27 (0.97%) Pharmaceutical
16 17 (0.61%) Billing
17 10 (0.36%) Financial Institution
18 7 (0.25%) Automotive
Job Titles
1 830 (29.76%) Architect
2 295 (10.58%) Solutions Architect
3 257 (9.21%) IT Manager
4 205 (7.35%) Analyst
5 192 (6.88%) Enterprise Architect
6 161 (5.77%) Developer
7 127 (4.55%) Consultant
8 119 (4.27%) Head of IT
9 102 (3.66%) Infrastructure Architect
10 92 (3.30%) Project Manager
11 86 (3.08%) Technical Architect
12 83 (2.98%) Business Analyst
13 75 (2.69%) Business Manager
14 65 (2.33%) Infrastructure Engineer
15 64 (2.29%) Head of Architecture
15 64 (2.29%) Infrastructure Manager
16 63 (2.26%) Senior Architect
17 62 (2.22%) Senior Manager
18 60 (2.15%) Designer
19 59 (2.12%) Technical Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 192 (6.88%) .NET
2 145 (5.20%) Web Services
3 113 (4.05%) HTML
4 104 (3.73%) AngularJS
5 92 (3.30%) Middleware
6 77 (2.76%) CSS
7 74 (2.65%) REST
8 68 (2.44%) ASP.NET
9 66 (2.37%) HTML5
9 66 (2.37%) J2EE
10 60 (2.15%) Spring
10 60 (2.15%) XML
11 58 (2.08%) jQuery
12 57 (2.04%) SOAP
13 53 (1.90%) Node.js
14 44 (1.58%) JSON
15 41 (1.47%) Hibernate
16 34 (1.22%) LAMP
17 26 (0.93%) Twitter Bootstrap
18 25 (0.90%) WCF
Miscellaneous
1 291 (10.43%) Analytical Skills
2 245 (8.78%) Computer Science
3 229 (8.21%) Management Information System
4 212 (7.60%) Data Centre
5 92 (3.30%) Enterprise Software
6 73 (2.62%) User Experience
7 64 (2.29%) CMDB
8 53 (1.90%) Greenfield Project
9 47 (1.69%) Virtual Team
10 44 (1.58%) FMCG
11 40 (1.43%) Hybrid Cloud
11 40 (1.43%) Public Cloud
12 30 (1.08%) PMI
12 30 (1.08%) Private Cloud
13 26 (0.93%) Fintech
14 25 (0.90%) Mobile App
15 24 (0.86%) Internet of Things
16 22 (0.79%) Blog
16 22 (0.79%) PKI
17 19 (0.68%) Fixed Income
Operating Systems
1 296 (10.61%) Windows
2 204 (7.31%) Linux
3 133 (4.77%) Windows Server
4 70 (2.51%) Windows Server 2008
5 60 (2.15%) Unix
6 54 (1.94%) Windows Server 2012
7 46 (1.65%) Windows 7
8 26 (0.93%) Windows Server 2003
9 25 (0.90%) Windows 10
10 21 (0.75%) Solaris
11 20 (0.72%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
12 14 (0.50%) Ubuntu
13 13 (0.47%) CentOS
14 10 (0.36%) Apple iOS
14 10 (0.36%) Debian
15 9 (0.32%) Android
16 8 (0.29%) AIX
17 7 (0.25%) Mac OS
17 7 (0.25%) Windows 8
18 6 (0.22%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 731 (26.21%) Agile Software Development
2 525 (18.82%) Project Management
3 471 (16.89%) ITIL
4 386 (13.84%) Enterprise Architecture
5 347 (12.44%) TOGAF
6 339 (12.15%) Stakeholder Management
7 315 (11.29%) Service Delivery
8 243 (8.71%) CRM
9 238 (8.53%) PRINCE2
10 227 (8.14%) Continuous Improvement
11 208 (7.46%) Mentoring
12 206 (7.39%) Line Management
13 203 (7.28%) SDLC
14 194 (6.96%) Change Management
15 193 (6.92%) Software Engineering
16 190 (6.81%) Service Management
17 167 (5.99%) Business Analysis
18 166 (5.95%) E-Commerce
19 165 (5.92%) SOA
19 165 (5.92%) Technical Architecture
Programming Languages
1 303 (10.86%) SQL
2 299 (10.72%) Java
3 171 (6.13%) JavaScript
4 132 (4.73%) C#
5 115 (4.12%) C
6 86 (3.08%) Python
7 70 (2.51%) R
8 40 (1.43%) Bash Shell
8 40 (1.43%) PHP
9 36 (1.29%) Ruby
10 34 (1.22%) PL/SQL
10 34 (1.22%) T-SQL
11 32 (1.15%) PowerShell
12 31 (1.11%) Scala
13 26 (0.93%) C++
14 23 (0.82%) VB.NET
15 21 (0.75%) Groovy
15 21 (0.75%) Perl
16 15 (0.54%) Clojure
17 11 (0.39%) Apex Code
Qualifications
1 552 (19.79%) Degree
2 147 (5.27%) Computer Science Degree
3 128 (4.59%) Security Cleared
4 69 (2.47%) SC Cleared
5 67 (2.40%) PMI Certification
6 64 (2.29%) ISEB
7 63 (2.26%) Cisco Certification
8 58 (2.08%) ITIL Certification
9 51 (1.83%) CISSP
9 51 (1.83%) Microsoft Certification
10 48 (1.72%) DV Cleared
11 44 (1.58%) PMP
12 36 (1.29%) MCSE
13 34 (1.22%) CCNP
13 34 (1.22%) CISM
14 33 (1.18%) CCNA
15 25 (0.90%) APMP
16 22 (0.79%) Numerate Degree
17 21 (0.75%) CISA
17 21 (0.75%) Master's Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 166 (5.95%) QA
2 133 (4.77%) SLA
3 95 (3.41%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 57 (2.04%) COBIT
5 55 (1.97%) PMO
6 33 (1.18%) PCI DSS
7 28 (1.00%) Data Quality
8 26 (0.93%) HMG Security Policy Framework
9 17 (0.61%) ISO 9001
10 14 (0.50%) Disclosure Scotland
10 14 (0.50%) GDPR
11 12 (0.43%) ISO/IEC 20000
12 11 (0.39%) GCP
13 9 (0.32%) ISO 22301
14 7 (0.25%) Cyber Essentials
14 7 (0.25%) ISO 14001
15 5 (0.18%) BS25999
15 5 (0.18%) GxP
15 5 (0.18%) MiFID
15 5 (0.18%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 204 (7.31%) Active Directory
2 171 (6.13%) VMware Infrastructure
3 102 (3.66%) Hyper-V
4 34 (1.22%) Docker
5 31 (1.11%) VMware ESXi
6 26 (0.93%) vSphere
6 26 (0.93%) XenApp
7 25 (0.90%) Virtual Machines
8 18 (0.65%) vCloud
9 16 (0.57%) Firmware
10 13 (0.47%) XenDesktop
11 12 (0.43%) Microsoft App-V
12 10 (0.36%) Shibboleth
13 9 (0.32%) Terminal Services
14 8 (0.29%) Varnish
14 8 (0.29%) Virtual Servers
14 8 (0.29%) VMware Workstation
15 3 (0.11%) HDFS
15 3 (0.11%) VMware Server
15 3 (0.11%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 66 (2.37%) Puppet
2 57 (2.04%) SCCM
3 55 (1.97%) Ansible
4 33 (1.18%) SCOM
5 32 (1.15%) Opscode Chef
6 29 (1.04%) Backup Exec
7 26 (0.93%) SCVMM
8 18 (0.65%) Terraform
9 14 (0.50%) Microsoft Clustering
9 14 (0.50%) NetBackup
10 12 (0.43%) Norton AntiVirus
11 9 (0.32%) Grafana
11 9 (0.32%) Nagios
12 8 (0.29%) Nmap
13 6 (0.22%) Cisco Prime
13 6 (0.22%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
13 6 (0.22%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
14 5 (0.18%) FortiGate
14 5 (0.18%) Ganglia
14 5 (0.18%) SCOrch
Vendors
1 524 (18.79%) Microsoft
2 275 (9.86%) Oracle
3 264 (9.47%) VMware
4 169 (6.06%) Cisco
5 167 (5.99%) SAP
6 121 (4.34%) Citrix
7 87 (3.12%) IBM
8 69 (2.47%) Google
9 65 (2.33%) HP
10 60 (2.15%) Salesforce.com
11 51 (1.83%) Red Hat
12 47 (1.69%) NetApp
13 46 (1.65%) CheckPoint
14 44 (1.58%) EMC
15 37 (1.33%) Adobe
16 35 (1.25%) BMC
17 34 (1.22%) Juniper
18 32 (1.15%) Hyperion
19 29 (1.04%) PeopleSoft
20 28 (1.00%) Informatica
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
ReThink Recruitment
Salary: £49500.00 - £54500.00 per annum
Posted: 4 hours ago
Cheltenham, Gloucestershire
Capita Resourcing - IT Resourcing
Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum + 10% Car Allowance + benefits
Posted: 5 hours ago
Reading, Berkshire
Digital Decision
Salary: From £60,000 to £65,000 per annum Bonus and Car Allowance
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
ReThink Recruitment
Salary: £70000.00 - £80000.00 per annum + bonus+benefits
Posted: 3 hours ago
South East London
Lorien Resourcing
Salary: £50000 - £54000 per annum + Pension, 25 Days Holiday, Bonus
Posted: 7 hours ago
Oxfordshire
Haybrook IT Resourcing Ltd
Salary: Up to £95,000 per annum Plus Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Coventry, West Midlands (County)
HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Salary: £50000.00 - £70000.00 per annum
Posted: 7 hours ago
Crewe, Cheshire
Oscar
Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Cheltenham, Gloucestershire
Capita Resourcing - IT Resourcing
Salary: £55000 - £60000 per annum + £6k Car Allowance + 10% Bonus
Posted: 3 days ago
Bradford, West Yorkshire
Fruition IT Resources Limited
Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum + car, pension, bonus etc.
Posted: 2 days ago
Bradford, West Yorkshire
University of Bradford
Salary: From £49,772 to £61,178 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Central London / West End
Xist4 IT Recruitment
Salary: £70-80,000 + Bens
Posted: 3 days ago
City, London
Harris Global
Salary: Up to £65,000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Senitor Associates
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Altrincham, Cheshire
FT Select
Salary: From £60,000 to £65,000 per annum plus car allowance, bonus and benefi
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Net Talent
Salary: excellent package on offer
Posted: 2 days ago
West London
Eutopia Solutions Ltd
Salary: £45000.00 - £62000.00 per annum + generous benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Northampton, Northamptonshire
FT Select
Salary: Excellent salary plus car allowance and corporate benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Cheshire
Proprius Recruitment
Salary: From £45,000 to £53,000 per annum Plus Excellent Bonus & Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
Eutopia Solutions Ltd
Salary: £44000 - £53000 per annum + Generous Benefits package
Posted: 2 days ago
Bradford, West Yorkshire
Fruition IT Resources Limited
Salary: £75000 - £80000 per annum + Bonus + Benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
UK
Bupa
Posted: 6 days ago
Central London / West End
Talent Chimp
Salary: From £55,000 to £60,000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
Colchester, Essex
Robert Half
Salary: £65000 - £80000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
City, London
Venturi
Salary: £80000 - £100000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
London
CapGemini Consulting
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 3 days ago
Bradford, West Yorkshire
ReThink Recruitment
Posted: Yesterday
Bristol, Avon
Adria Solutions Ltd
Salary: £55000 - £60000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Southampton, Hampshire
Networkers
Salary: £50000 - £65000 per annum + bonus and benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
Staines, Middlesex
Bupa
Posted: 3 days ago