Period
to 29 October 2020

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies with a requirement for MBA qualifications. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered over the 6 months to 29 October 2020 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Master of Business Administration (MBA)
UK
6 months to
29 Oct 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 648 927 971
Rank change year-on-year +279 +44 -36
Permanent jobs citing MBA 40 142 198
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the UK 0.080% 0.10% 0.12%
As % of the Qualifications category 0.38% 0.45% 0.51%
Number of salaries quoted 25 73 108
Median annual salary £80,000 £77,500 £77,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +3.23% - +6.90%
10th Percentile £66,250 £49,500 £43,750
90th Percentile £130,500 £125,000 £117,250
UK excluding London median annual salary £75,000 £82,500 £69,000
% change year-on-year -9.09% +19.57% -6.76%

MBA is in the Academic Qualifications and Professional Certifications category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all permanent job vacancies with a requirement for academic qualifications or professional certifications.

All Academic and Professional Certifications
UK
Permanent vacancies requiring academic qualifications or professional certifications 10,567 31,567 39,078
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 21.24% 22.92% 23.71%
Number of salaries quoted 7,932 23,191 28,903
Median annual salary £55,000 £50,000 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +10.00% - +5.26%
10th Percentile £31,250 £27,000 £26,250
90th Percentile £87,500 £82,500 £81,250
UK excluding London median annual salary £50,000 £45,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year +11.11% - +5.88%

MBA
Job Vacancy Trend

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

Job vacancy trend for MBA in the UK

MBA
Salary Trend

3-month moving average salary quoted in jobs citing MBA.

Salary trend for MBA in the UK

MBA
Salary Histogram

Salary distribution for jobs citing MBA over the 6 months to 29 October 2020.

Salary histogram for MBA in the UK

MBA
Top 9 Job Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing MBA within the UK over the 6 months to 29 October 2020. 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 +260 33 £80,000 +3.23% 6
London +185 22 £82,500 +10.00% 1
UK excluding London +297 11 £75,000 -9.09% 5
South West - 5 £75,000 - 3
Scotland - 3 - -
South East +193 2 £175,000 +100.00% 2
Work from Home +27 2 £125,000 +38.89% 3
North of England +165 1 - -
Yorkshire - 1 - -

For the 6 months to 29 October 2020, IT jobs citing MBA 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 MBA.

1 38 (95.00%) Degree
2 18 (45.00%) Finance
3 15 (37.50%) Business Development
4 14 (35.00%) Project Management
5 12 (30.00%) Thought Leadership
6 11 (27.50%) Decision-Making
7 10 (25.00%) Marketing
7 10 (25.00%) Continuous Improvement
8 9 (22.50%) Analytical Skills
9 8 (20.00%) Microsoft
9 8 (20.00%) Management Information System
9 8 (20.00%) Strategic Thinking
9 8 (20.00%) Problem-Solving
10 7 (17.50%) Risk Management
10 7 (17.50%) SDLC
10 7 (17.50%) QA
11 6 (15.00%) Data Protection
11 6 (15.00%) Mentoring
11 6 (15.00%) Information Security
11 6 (15.00%) CISM
11 6 (15.00%) C
11 6 (15.00%) Microsoft Office
11 6 (15.00%) MS Visio
11 6 (15.00%) CISSP
11 6 (15.00%) Collaborative Working
11 6 (15.00%) IT Strategy
11 6 (15.00%) Self-Motivation
12 5 (12.50%) Requirements Workshops
12 5 (12.50%) ITIL
12 5 (12.50%) Cognizant

MBA
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 4 (10.00%) SAS
Applications
1 6 (15.00%) Microsoft Office
1 6 (15.00%) MS Visio
2 2 (5.00%) Microsoft PowerPoint
3 1 (2.50%) Microsoft Excel
3 1 (2.50%) Microsoft Project
Cloud Services
1 4 (10.00%) Azure
2 3 (7.50%) AWS
2 3 (7.50%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 3 (7.50%) Internet
1 3 (7.50%) Intrusion Detection
1 3 (7.50%) Network Security
2 1 (2.50%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (2.50%) Big Data
1 1 (2.50%) Data Lake
Development Applications
1 1 (2.50%) JIRA
1 1 (2.50%) VersionOne
General
1 18 (45.00%) Finance
2 10 (25.00%) Marketing
3 5 (12.50%) Back Office
3 5 (12.50%) Legal
4 4 (10.00%) Banking
4 4 (10.00%) Retail
4 4 (10.00%) Swedish Language
5 3 (7.50%) Manufacturing
6 1 (2.50%) Aerospace
6 1 (2.50%) Public Sector
6 1 (2.50%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 6 (15.00%) Architect
1 6 (15.00%) Solutions Architect
2 5 (12.50%) Consultant
3 4 (10.00%) Business Development Director
3 4 (10.00%) Development Director
3 4 (10.00%) Management Consultant
3 4 (10.00%) Risk Manager
3 4 (10.00%) Sales Director
3 4 (10.00%) SAP Architect
3 4 (10.00%) SAP Solutions Architect
4 3 (7.50%) Chief Information Security Officer
4 3 (7.50%) Chief Technology Officer
4 3 (7.50%) Head of Information
4 3 (7.50%) Head of Information Security
4 3 (7.50%) Head of Security
4 3 (7.50%) Project Manager
5 2 (5.00%) Senior Architect
5 2 (5.00%) Senior Solutions Architect
5 2 (5.00%) Technical Leader
6 1 (2.50%) Wireless Product Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (10.00%) Velocity
Miscellaneous
1 9 (22.50%) Analytical Skills
2 8 (20.00%) Management Information System
3 6 (15.00%) Self-Motivation
4 4 (10.00%) Cloud Native
4 4 (10.00%) Credit Risk
4 4 (10.00%) Equities
4 4 (10.00%) Fixed Income
4 4 (10.00%) Life Science
5 3 (7.50%) Internet of Things
6 1 (2.50%) User Experience
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (37.50%) Business Development
2 14 (35.00%) Project Management
3 12 (30.00%) Thought Leadership
4 11 (27.50%) Decision-Making
5 10 (25.00%) Continuous Improvement
6 8 (20.00%) Problem-Solving
6 8 (20.00%) Strategic Thinking
7 7 (17.50%) Risk Management
7 7 (17.50%) SDLC
8 6 (15.00%) Collaborative Working
8 6 (15.00%) Data Protection
8 6 (15.00%) Information Security
8 6 (15.00%) IT Strategy
8 6 (15.00%) Mentoring
9 5 (12.50%) Agile Software Development
9 5 (12.50%) Cybersecurity
9 5 (12.50%) Investment Management
9 5 (12.50%) Matrix Organization
9 5 (12.50%) Portfolio Management
9 5 (12.50%) Requirements Workshops
Programming Languages
1 6 (15.00%) C
Qualifications
1 38 (95.00%) Degree
2 6 (15.00%) CISM
2 6 (15.00%) CISSP
3 5 (12.50%) CFA
4 3 (7.50%) ITIL Certification
4 3 (7.50%) Master's Degree
4 3 (7.50%) SSCP
5 2 (5.00%) Computer Science Degree
5 2 (5.00%) TOGAF Certification
6 1 (2.50%) CAPM
6 1 (2.50%) PMI Certification
6 1 (2.50%) PMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (17.50%) QA
2 4 (10.00%) Data Quality
3 2 (5.00%) PMO
Vendors
1 8 (20.00%) Microsoft
2 5 (12.50%) Cognizant
3 4 (10.00%) SAP
3 4 (10.00%) SunGard
3 4 (10.00%) Yardi
4 3 (7.50%) Google
5 1 (2.50%) Citrix