Period
to 24 August 2017

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 24 August 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

IT/Technology Strategy
UK
6 months to
24 Aug 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 222 228 233
Rank change year-on-year +6 +5 +23
Permanent jobs citing IT Strategy 2800 2995 3150
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 1.59% 1.53% 1.45%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.77% 1.71% 1.65%
Number of salaries quoted 1819 2239 2312
UK median annual salary £62,500 £65,000 £60,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -3.85% +8.33% -4.00%
10th Percentile £40,000 £38,250 £36,750
90th Percentile £95,000 £97,750 £95,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £57,500 £60,000 £55,000
% change year-on-year -4.17% +9.09% -

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 158067 174907 190989
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 89.94% 89.07% 88.20%
Number of salaries quoted 125117 145890 156060
UK median annual salary £50,000 £49,000 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +2.04% +3.16% +5.56%
10th Percentile £28,500 £27,623 £27,500
90th Percentile £80,000 £77,500 £76,250
UK excluding London median annual salary £42,500 £42,500 £42,500

IT Strategy
Job Vacancy Trend

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

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 6 months to 24 August 2017.

Salary histogram for IT Strategy in the UK

IT Strategy
Top 16 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 24 August 2017. 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 +3 2671 £64,510 -0.75% 136
UK excluding London -19 1440 £57,500 -4.17% 83
London +47 1332 £72,500 - 57
North of England -14 454 £55,000 - 25
South East +8 308 £69,250 +6.54% 25
Midlands -41 242 £52,500 -10.64% 10
North West -9 225 £57,500 +7.98% 13
Yorkshire -1 219 £55,000 -4.35% 11
East of England -32 192 £50,000 -13.04% 15
West Midlands -29 170 £52,000 -9.57% 8
South West +4 147 £65,000 -10.34% 4
East Midlands -59 71 £52,500 -14.63% 2
Scotland -21 58 £70,000 +13.04% 2
Wales +14 48 £50,292 +5.88% 2
North East +17 10 £65,000 +26.31% 1
Northern Ireland -21 4 £70,000 +40.00%

For the 6 months to 24 August 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.

1 889 (31.75%) Finance
2 721 (25.75%) Agile Software Development
3 609 (21.75%) Degree
4 483 (17.25%) Microsoft
5 461 (16.46%) Retail
6 456 (16.29%) Enterprise Architecture
7 454 (16.21%) Project Management
8 415 (14.82%) ITIL
9 411 (14.68%) Banking
10 402 (14.36%) TOGAF
11 356 (12.71%) SDLC
12 354 (12.64%) Asset Management
13 339 (12.11%) Stakeholder Management
14 332 (11.86%) Analytical Skills
15 308 (11.00%) Management Information System
16 300 (10.71%) SQL
17 297 (10.61%) Wealth Management
18 295 (10.54%) Investment Banking
19 293 (10.46%) Retail Banking
20 289 (10.32%) Windows
21 288 (10.29%) Java
22 267 (9.54%) Computer Science
23 260 (9.29%) Service Delivery
24 255 (9.11%) Oracle
25 242 (8.64%) Active Directory
26 232 (8.29%) Continuous Improvement
27 227 (8.11%) Amazon AWS
28 223 (7.96%) VMware
29 214 (7.64%) Microsoft Azure
29 214 (7.64%) Mentoring

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 96 (3.43%) Apache
2 72 (2.57%) SharePoint
3 64 (2.29%) MS Exchange
4 62 (2.21%) Tomcat
5 48 (1.71%) IIS
6 46 (1.64%) CMS
7 38 (1.36%) nginx
8 31 (1.11%) Apache Solr
9 28 (1.00%) Skype for Business
10 23 (0.82%) Elasticsearch
11 22 (0.79%) Oracle SOA Suite
12 20 (0.71%) Exchange Server 2010
13 19 (0.68%) Mule
13 19 (0.68%) WebSphere
14 18 (0.64%) Adobe Experience Manager
14 18 (0.64%) OpenStack
15 13 (0.46%) WordPress
16 12 (0.43%) BizTalk Server
17 9 (0.32%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
18 8 (0.29%) JBoss
Applications
1 63 (2.25%) Microsoft Office
2 35 (1.25%) Microsoft Excel
3 26 (0.93%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 17 (0.61%) MS Visio
5 13 (0.46%) Microsoft Project
6 2 (0.071%) InfoPath
7 1 (0.036%) Spreadsheet
7 1 (0.036%) SPSS
Business Applications
1 48 (1.71%) Dynamics CRM
2 38 (1.36%) SAP MM
3 32 (1.14%) SAP MII
3 32 (1.14%) SAP PP
3 32 (1.14%) SAP PP-PI
4 25 (0.89%) Dynamics AX
5 19 (0.68%) Oracle EBS
6 14 (0.50%) Oracle Financials
7 13 (0.46%) Oracle Retail
8 8 (0.29%) PeopleSoft Financials
9 7 (0.25%) Maximo
9 7 (0.25%) Siebel CRM
10 5 (0.18%) Oracle Payables
10 5 (0.18%) PeopleSoft HCM
10 5 (0.18%) Salesforce.com CRM
11 4 (0.14%) Dynamics NAV
11 4 (0.14%) NetSuite
11 4 (0.14%) Oracle General Ledger
11 4 (0.14%) Oracle Receivables
11 4 (0.14%) SAP EWM
Cloud Services
1 227 (8.11%) Amazon AWS
2 214 (7.64%) Microsoft Azure
3 99 (3.54%) Office 365
4 96 (3.43%) PaaS
5 87 (3.11%) IaaS
5 87 (3.11%) SaaS
6 63 (2.25%) GitHub
7 35 (1.25%) Cloud Computing
7 35 (1.25%) Google Cloud Platform
8 27 (0.96%) Amazon EC2
9 19 (0.68%) AWS CloudFormation
10 17 (0.61%) Virtual Private Cloud
11 13 (0.46%) Amazon S3
12 10 (0.36%) AWS Lambda
13 7 (0.25%) Heroku
14 6 (0.21%) Amazon CloudWatch
14 6 (0.21%) Mimecast
14 6 (0.21%) SuccessFactors
15 5 (0.18%) Dynamics 365
15 5 (0.18%) G Suite
Communications & Networking
1 142 (5.07%) WAN
2 139 (4.96%) Firewall
3 115 (4.11%) LAN
4 100 (3.57%) DNS
5 86 (3.07%) SAN
6 62 (2.21%) Internet
7 57 (2.04%) TCP/IP
8 55 (1.96%) VPN
9 54 (1.93%) DHCP
9 54 (1.93%) Network Security
10 47 (1.68%) LDAP
11 27 (0.96%) Cisco IOS
11 27 (0.96%) VoIP
12 25 (0.89%) Cisco Nexus
12 25 (0.89%) Wireless
13 24 (0.86%) Cisco ASA
14 23 (0.82%) MPLS
15 22 (0.79%) VLAN
16 20 (0.71%) SSL
17 19 (0.68%) Unified Communications
Database & Business Intelligence
1 208 (7.43%) SQL Server
2 105 (3.75%) MySQL
3 102 (3.64%) Big Data
4 74 (2.64%) Relational Database
5 58 (2.07%) Data Warehouse
6 51 (1.82%) MongoDB
7 41 (1.46%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 33 (1.18%) NoSQL
9 31 (1.11%) RDBMS
10 29 (1.04%) PostgreSQL
11 27 (0.96%) SQL Server Reporting Services
12 25 (0.89%) Hadoop
13 23 (0.82%) Oracle BI EE
13 23 (0.82%) SQL Server 2012
14 22 (0.79%) SQL Server 2008
15 19 (0.68%) SQL Server Analysis Services
16 17 (0.61%) SQL Server 2014
17 16 (0.57%) Amazon RDS
18 14 (0.50%) SQL Server 2005
19 13 (0.46%) BusinessObjects
Development Applications
1 71 (2.54%) Jenkins
2 52 (1.86%) Git (software)
2 52 (1.86%) Maven
3 43 (1.54%) JIRA
4 42 (1.50%) Subversion
5 39 (1.39%) JUnit
6 33 (1.18%) Visual Studio
7 19 (0.68%) Hudson
8 9 (0.32%) MSI
9 8 (0.29%) Atlassian Bamboo
10 7 (0.25%) Visual Studio Team System
11 6 (0.21%) Ant
11 6 (0.21%) Selenium
12 5 (0.18%) gulp
12 5 (0.18%) InstallShield
12 5 (0.18%) Octopus Deploy
12 5 (0.18%) Oracle Forms
12 5 (0.18%) Team Foundation Server
12 5 (0.18%) TeamCity
12 5 (0.18%) WebDriver
General
1 889 (31.75%) Finance
2 461 (16.46%) Retail
3 411 (14.68%) Banking
4 295 (10.54%) Investment Banking
5 293 (10.46%) Retail Banking
6 135 (4.82%) Marketing
7 121 (4.32%) Legal
8 95 (3.39%) Manufacturing
9 73 (2.61%) Telecoms
10 48 (1.71%) Law
11 36 (1.29%) Advertising
12 34 (1.21%) Back Office
12 34 (1.21%) Publishing
13 32 (1.14%) Games
14 28 (1.00%) Local Government
15 27 (0.96%) Front Office
16 14 (0.50%) Billing
16 14 (0.50%) Electronics
17 13 (0.46%) Financial Institution
18 12 (0.43%) Aerospace
Job Titles
1 737 (26.32%) Architect
2 277 (9.89%) Analyst
3 251 (8.96%) Solutions Architect
4 219 (7.82%) IT Manager
5 214 (7.64%) Enterprise Architect
6 176 (6.29%) Developer
7 136 (4.86%) Consultant
8 123 (4.39%) Head of Architecture
9 118 (4.21%) Head of IT
10 94 (3.36%) Business Analyst
11 87 (3.11%) Technical Architect
12 86 (3.07%) Infrastructure Architect
12 86 (3.07%) Project Manager
13 65 (2.32%) Technical Manager
14 64 (2.29%) Chief Technology Officer
15 62 (2.21%) Infrastructure Manager
15 62 (2.21%) Senior Manager
15 62 (2.21%) Service Manager
16 61 (2.18%) Senior Architect
17 58 (2.07%) IT Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 204 (7.29%) .NET
2 170 (6.07%) Web Services
3 133 (4.75%) AngularJS
4 125 (4.46%) HTML
5 111 (3.96%) REST
6 92 (3.29%) Spring
7 87 (3.11%) SOAP
8 82 (2.93%) CSS
9 76 (2.71%) Middleware
10 73 (2.61%) ASP.NET
10 73 (2.61%) J2EE
11 70 (2.50%) XML
12 59 (2.11%) Node.js
13 56 (2.00%) HTML5
14 46 (1.64%) JSON
15 43 (1.54%) jQuery
16 39 (1.39%) Hibernate
17 38 (1.36%) JPA
17 38 (1.36%) SailPoint
18 37 (1.32%) LAMP
Miscellaneous
1 332 (11.86%) Analytical Skills
2 308 (11.00%) Management Information System
3 267 (9.54%) Computer Science
4 172 (6.14%) Data Centre
5 74 (2.64%) User Experience
6 65 (2.32%) Enterprise Software
7 50 (1.79%) Public Cloud
8 49 (1.75%) Virtual Team
9 44 (1.57%) CMDB
10 43 (1.54%) Fintech
11 35 (1.25%) Fixed Income
12 31 (1.11%) Greenfield Project
12 31 (1.11%) Mobile App
13 25 (0.89%) FMCG
13 25 (0.89%) Hybrid Cloud
13 25 (0.89%) PKI
14 22 (0.79%) Blog
14 22 (0.79%) NHS
15 19 (0.68%) Private Cloud
16 18 (0.64%) Driving Licence
Operating Systems
1 289 (10.32%) Windows
2 187 (6.68%) Linux
3 136 (4.86%) Windows Server
4 83 (2.96%) Unix
5 51 (1.82%) Windows Server 2008
5 51 (1.82%) Windows Server 2012
6 42 (1.50%) Windows 7
7 26 (0.93%) Windows 10
8 19 (0.68%) Android
9 17 (0.61%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 16 (0.57%) Apple iOS
11 15 (0.54%) Solaris
11 15 (0.54%) Ubuntu
11 15 (0.54%) Windows Server 2003
12 13 (0.46%) CentOS
13 10 (0.36%) Debian
14 8 (0.29%) Windows 8
15 7 (0.25%) AIX
16 3 (0.11%) SUSE
16 3 (0.11%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 721 (25.75%) Agile Software Development
2 456 (16.29%) Enterprise Architecture
3 454 (16.21%) Project Management
4 415 (14.82%) ITIL
5 402 (14.36%) TOGAF
6 356 (12.71%) SDLC
7 354 (12.64%) Asset Management
8 339 (12.11%) Stakeholder Management
9 297 (10.61%) Wealth Management
10 260 (9.29%) Service Delivery
11 232 (8.29%) Continuous Improvement
12 214 (7.64%) Mentoring
13 200 (7.14%) Change Management
14 185 (6.61%) CRM
15 181 (6.46%) Line Management
15 181 (6.46%) PRINCE2
16 177 (6.32%) Risk Management
17 169 (6.04%) Technical Architecture
18 164 (5.86%) Scrum
19 147 (5.25%) Service Management
Programming Languages
1 300 (10.71%) SQL
2 288 (10.29%) Java
3 160 (5.71%) JavaScript
4 151 (5.39%) C#
5 140 (5.00%) R
6 93 (3.32%) C
7 85 (3.04%) Python
8 60 (2.14%) PL/SQL
9 58 (2.07%) PowerShell
10 55 (1.96%) Bash Shell
11 45 (1.61%) Shell Script
12 43 (1.54%) PHP
13 40 (1.43%) Ruby
14 39 (1.39%) T-SQL
15 23 (0.82%) C++
15 23 (0.82%) Perl
15 23 (0.82%) Scala
15 23 (0.82%) VB.NET
16 19 (0.68%) Groovy
17 13 (0.46%) Clojure
Qualifications
1 609 (21.75%) Degree
2 193 (6.89%) Computer Science Degree
3 128 (4.57%) Security Cleared
4 82 (2.93%) SC Cleared
5 62 (2.21%) CISSP
6 60 (2.14%) Cisco Certification
7 52 (1.86%) CISM
8 45 (1.61%) ISEB
9 42 (1.50%) DV Cleared
10 41 (1.46%) ITIL Certification
11 40 (1.43%) Microsoft Certification
12 38 (1.36%) CCNP
13 29 (1.04%) CCNA
14 28 (1.00%) PMI Certification
15 23 (0.82%) CISA
15 23 (0.82%) PMP
15 23 (0.82%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
16 22 (0.79%) Master's Degree
17 19 (0.68%) MCSE
18 13 (0.46%) CCIE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 152 (5.43%) SLA
2 151 (5.39%) QA
3 96 (3.43%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 60 (2.14%) PMO
5 53 (1.89%) COBIT
6 31 (1.11%) GDPR
7 27 (0.96%) PCI DSS
8 26 (0.93%) HMG Security Policy Framework
9 19 (0.68%) Cyber Essentials
9 19 (0.68%) Data Quality
10 11 (0.39%) Disclosure Scotland
11 10 (0.36%) GCP
12 9 (0.32%) ISO/IEC 20000
13 7 (0.25%) ISO 22301
14 6 (0.21%) ISO 9001
14 6 (0.21%) MiFID
15 5 (0.18%) BS25999
15 5 (0.18%) Val IT
16 4 (0.14%) GxP
17 3 (0.11%) ISO 14001
System Software
1 242 (8.64%) Active Directory
2 132 (4.71%) VMware Infrastructure
3 89 (3.18%) Hyper-V
4 44 (1.57%) Docker
4 44 (1.57%) VMware ESXi
5 20 (0.71%) vSphere
5 20 (0.71%) XenApp
6 17 (0.61%) Microsoft App-V
7 13 (0.46%) Virtual Machines
7 13 (0.46%) XenDesktop
8 12 (0.43%) Firmware
9 11 (0.39%) vCloud
10 8 (0.29%) Varnish
10 8 (0.29%) Virtual Servers
10 8 (0.29%) VMware NSX
11 7 (0.25%) VMware Workstation
12 5 (0.18%) Shibboleth
12 5 (0.18%) Virtual Desktop
13 2 (0.071%) HDFS
13 2 (0.071%) ISA Server
Systems Management
1 83 (2.96%) Puppet
2 61 (2.18%) SCCM
3 57 (2.04%) Ansible
4 33 (1.18%) Opscode Chef
4 33 (1.18%) SCOM
5 28 (1.00%) Terraform
6 25 (0.89%) Backup Exec
7 14 (0.50%) Grafana
7 14 (0.50%) vRealize
8 13 (0.46%) SCOrch
9 12 (0.43%) SCVMM
10 11 (0.39%) NetBackup
10 11 (0.39%) Norton AntiVirus
11 8 (0.29%) Nmap
12 7 (0.25%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
12 7 (0.25%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
13 6 (0.21%) Microsoft Clustering
13 6 (0.21%) SCSM
14 5 (0.18%) FortiGate
14 5 (0.18%) Simpana
Vendors
1 483 (17.25%) Microsoft
2 255 (9.11%) Oracle
3 223 (7.96%) VMware
4 163 (5.82%) Cisco
5 146 (5.21%) SAP
6 96 (3.43%) Citrix
7 68 (2.43%) IBM
8 54 (1.93%) HP
9 53 (1.89%) Google
10 51 (1.82%) Salesforce.com
11 39 (1.39%) Informatica
12 35 (1.25%) CheckPoint
13 34 (1.21%) EMC
14 31 (1.11%) NetApp
15 29 (1.04%) Dell
16 28 (1.00%) Red Hat
17 27 (0.96%) Cognizant
18 26 (0.93%) Juniper
19 24 (0.86%) Adobe
19 24 (0.86%) Symantec