Period
to 21 January 2022

The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Organisational Skills in permanent job vacancies. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited Organisational Skills over the 6 months to 21 January 2022 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

Organisational Skills
UK
6 months to
21 Jan 2022
Same period 2021 Same period 2020
Rank 149 194 204
Rank change year-on-year +45 +10 +25
Permanent jobs citing Organisational Skills 3,091 1,098 2,204
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the UK 2.40% 1.74% 1.74%
As % of the General category 4.05% 3.39% 3.18%
Number of salaries quoted 1,666 861 1,629
10th Percentile £26,250 £27,500 £26,250
25th Percentile £33,750 £37,500 £32,500
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £48,500 £52,000 £45,000
Median % change year-on-year -6.73% +15.56% +5.88%
75th Percentile £65,000 £67,500 £62,500
90th Percentile £80,000 £78,750 £77,500
UK excluding London median annual salary £41,000 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year -3.53% +6.25% +6.67%

Organisational Skills is in the General Skills category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all permanent job vacancies with a requirement for common skills.

All General Skills
UK
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for common skills 76,360 32,385 69,409
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 59.41% 51.26% 54.94%
Number of salaries quoted 46,866 25,511 53,475
10th Percentile £31,500 £31,750 £28,750
25th Percentile £42,500 £41,250 £37,500
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £59,500 £55,000 £54,000
Median % change year-on-year +8.18% +1.85% +2.86%
75th Percentile £78,750 £76,000 £73,750
90th Percentile £97,500 £93,750 £92,500
UK excluding London median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year +5.26% +5.56% -

Organisational Skills
Job Vacancy Trend

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

Job vacancy trend for Organisational Skills in the UK

Organisational Skills
Salary Trend

3-month moving average salary quoted in jobs citing Organisational Skills.

Salary trend for Organisational Skills in the UK

Organisational Skills
Salary Histogram

Salary distribution for jobs citing Organisational Skills over the 6 months to 21 January 2022.

Salary histogram for Organisational Skills in the UK

Organisational Skills
Top 17 Job Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Organisational Skills within the UK over the 6 months to 21 January 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 +53 2,644 £47,500 -9.52% 499
UK excluding London +103 1,975 £41,000 -3.53% 395
London -46 864 £60,000 - 145
North of England +53 472 £37,500 -21.05% 95
South East +39 457 £47,500 +11.76% 93
Work from Home +29 445 £50,000 -9.09% 69
South West +93 307 £45,000 +5.88% 57
East of England +40 289 £31,000 -17.33% 37
North West +16 242 £37,986 -20.03% 54
Midlands +38 233 £42,500 +2.63% 68
Yorkshire +81 210 £36,500 -22.75% 26
West Midlands +17 144 £42,500 -0.09% 38
Scotland +7 131 £35,523 +9.30% 34
East Midlands +11 87 £44,000 +10.00% 28
Wales 0 68 £37,500 +7.14% 10
Northern Ireland -8 25 £42,500 +75.26% 1
North East -21 20 £42,500 -46.20% 15

For the 6 months to 21 January 2022, IT jobs citing Organisational Skills 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 Organisational Skills.

1 1,887 (61.05%) Social Skills
2 905 (29.28%) Problem-Solving
3 806 (26.08%) Microsoft
4 778 (25.17%) Analytical Skills
5 738 (23.88%) Agile Software Development
6 596 (19.28%) Time Management
7 592 (19.15%) Project Management
8 552 (17.86%) Finance
9 534 (17.28%) SQL
10 446 (14.43%) Azure
11 422 (13.65%) Retail
12 401 (12.97%) Degree
13 397 (12.84%) Analytics
14 369 (11.94%) Windows
15 361 (11.68%) Microsoft Office
16 350 (11.32%) Microsoft Excel
17 328 (10.61%) Self-Motivation
18 303 (9.80%) Continuous Improvement
19 299 (9.67%) Microsoft 365
20 291 (9.41%) Data Analysis
21 276 (8.93%) Business Intelligence
22 272 (8.80%) ITIL
23 271 (8.77%) Mentoring
24 255 (8.25%) Project Delivery
25 251 (8.12%) Coaching
26 247 (7.99%) Active Directory
27 245 (7.93%) Marketing
28 244 (7.89%) Decision-Making
29 243 (7.86%) SLA
30 235 (7.60%) Linux

Organisational Skills
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 (3.11%) SharePoint
2 82 (2.65%) CMS
3 57 (1.84%) Confluence
4 32 (1.04%) WordPress
5 29 (0.94%) SAS
6 28 (0.91%) Umbraco
7 25 (0.81%) MS Exchange
8 22 (0.71%) EPiServer
9 20 (0.65%) Kentico
9 20 (0.65%) Sitecore CMS
10 13 (0.42%) Apache
11 12 (0.39%) Elasticsearch
11 12 (0.39%) Exchange Server 2013
11 12 (0.39%) IIS
12 11 (0.36%) OpenStack
13 6 (0.19%) Exchange Server 2010
14 3 (0.097%) Adobe Experience Manager
14 3 (0.097%) Apache Spark
14 3 (0.097%) BizTalk Server
14 3 (0.097%) Ethereum
Applications
1 361 (11.68%) Microsoft Office
2 350 (11.32%) Microsoft Excel
3 164 (5.31%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 80 (2.59%) MS Visio
5 44 (1.42%) Microsoft Project
6 29 (0.94%) Photoshop
7 17 (0.55%) Spreadsheet
8 16 (0.52%) Adobe Illustrator
9 10 (0.32%) Sketch
10 8 (0.26%) Adobe Creative Suite
11 6 (0.19%) Acrobat
11 6 (0.19%) Adobe After Effects
12 5 (0.16%) InDesign
13 4 (0.13%) Adobe Premiere
14 3 (0.097%) Adobe XD
14 3 (0.097%) InVision
14 3 (0.097%) OmniGraffle
14 3 (0.097%) Open Workbench
15 2 (0.065%) Adobe Captivate
15 2 (0.065%) Camtasia
Business Applications
1 28 (0.91%) Maximo
2 13 (0.42%) Dynamics CRM
3 9 (0.29%) Magento
3 9 (0.29%) NetSuite
4 8 (0.26%) Sentinel
5 6 (0.19%) Dynamics AX
5 6 (0.19%) Infor M3
6 5 (0.16%) SAP CO
6 5 (0.16%) Visualfiles
7 4 (0.13%) Loan IQ
7 4 (0.13%) SAP Business One
7 4 (0.13%) Shopify
7 4 (0.13%) Sparx Enterprise Architect
7 4 (0.13%) Workday HCM
8 3 (0.097%) Adobe Campaign
8 3 (0.097%) Oracle EBS
8 3 (0.097%) Primavera
8 3 (0.097%) SAP FI
8 3 (0.097%) SAP FI/CO
8 3 (0.097%) SAP MM
Cloud Services
1 446 (14.43%) Azure
2 299 (9.67%) Microsoft 365
3 227 (7.34%) AWS
4 143 (4.63%) SaaS
5 120 (3.88%) Power Platform
6 47 (1.52%) Dynamics 365
7 45 (1.46%) Power Automate
8 44 (1.42%) Google Analytics
9 39 (1.26%) PowerApps
10 37 (1.20%) PaaS
11 35 (1.13%) Azure Active Directory
12 32 (1.04%) Serverless
13 28 (0.91%) GCP
13 28 (0.91%) IaaS
14 27 (0.87%) Azure Logic Apps
15 26 (0.84%) Azure Cosmos DB
15 26 (0.84%) Azure Event Grid
15 26 (0.84%) Azure Functions
15 26 (0.84%) Snowflake
16 24 (0.78%) Azure Monitor
Communications & Networking
1 135 (4.37%) TCP/IP
2 124 (4.01%) Firewall
3 118 (3.82%) LAN
4 117 (3.79%) WAN
5 72 (2.33%) VPN
6 64 (2.07%) DNS
7 59 (1.91%) DHCP
8 57 (1.84%) Wi-Fi
9 47 (1.52%) VoIP
10 39 (1.26%) SAN
11 37 (1.20%) BGP
11 37 (1.20%) OSPF
12 36 (1.16%) VLAN
13 31 (1.00%) Network Security
14 29 (0.94%) Internet
15 28 (0.91%) Broadband
16 22 (0.71%) Remote Desktop
17 21 (0.68%) WLAN
18 14 (0.45%) SSL
19 13 (0.42%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 163 (5.27%) SQL Server
2 146 (4.72%) MySQL
3 109 (3.53%) Power BI
4 81 (2.62%) PostgreSQL
5 72 (2.33%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 68 (2.20%) Tableau
7 59 (1.91%) MariaDB
8 56 (1.81%) InfluxDB
9 36 (1.16%) SQL Server Reporting Services
10 31 (1.00%) Relational Database
11 28 (0.91%) Data Warehouse
12 24 (0.78%) Redis
13 23 (0.74%) NoSQL
14 22 (0.71%) QlikView
15 21 (0.68%) MongoDB
15 21 (0.68%) Oracle Database
16 15 (0.49%) Metadata
17 14 (0.45%) Big Data
17 14 (0.45%) Data Lake
17 14 (0.45%) SQL Server Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 153 (4.95%) Git (software)
2 145 (4.69%) JIRA
3 51 (1.65%) Jenkins
4 28 (0.91%) Visual Studio
5 27 (0.87%) Selenium
6 16 (0.52%) Team Foundation Server
7 15 (0.49%) GitLab
8 14 (0.45%) Octopus Deploy
9 12 (0.39%) TeamCity
10 11 (0.36%) Postman
11 10 (0.32%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
12 8 (0.26%) PHPUnit
12 8 (0.26%) WebDriver
13 7 (0.23%) Axure RP
13 7 (0.23%) CircleCI
13 7 (0.23%) SpecFlow
14 6 (0.19%) Bitbucket
14 6 (0.19%) git-flow
15 5 (0.16%) Cypress.io
15 5 (0.16%) Sourcetree
General
1 1,887 (61.05%) Social Skills
2 778 (25.17%) Analytical Skills
3 552 (17.86%) Finance
4 422 (13.65%) Retail
5 245 (7.93%) Marketing
6 202 (6.54%) Presentation Skills
7 143 (4.63%) Legal
8 128 (4.14%) Influencing Skills
9 112 (3.62%) Law
10 107 (3.46%) Public Sector
11 96 (3.11%) Inclusion and Diversity
12 79 (2.56%) Advertising
13 70 (2.26%) Banking
14 67 (2.17%) Pharmaceutical
15 60 (1.94%) Telecoms
16 51 (1.65%) Manufacturing
17 46 (1.49%) Games
18 32 (1.04%) Local Government
19 28 (0.91%) Documentation Skills
20 25 (0.81%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 458 (14.82%) Analyst
2 311 (10.06%) Developer
3 203 (6.57%) Project Manager
4 170 (5.50%) Team Leader
5 118 (3.82%) Analytics Manager
6 112 (3.62%) Administrator
7 98 (3.17%) Consultant
8 97 (3.14%) Business Analyst
9 89 (2.88%) IT Manager
10 88 (2.85%) Support Analyst
11 86 (2.78%) Architect
11 86 (2.78%) Support Engineer
12 83 (2.69%) Data Analyst
13 82 (2.65%) IT Support
14 79 (2.56%) Senior Manager
15 74 (2.39%) Delivery Manager
15 74 (2.39%) Network Engineer
16 73 (2.36%) Service Analyst
17 71 (2.30%) 2nd Line Engineer
17 71 (2.30%) Service Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 158 (5.11%) HTML
2 153 (4.95%) CSS
3 120 (3.88%) .NET
4 117 (3.79%) React
5 73 (2.36%) Django
6 71 (2.30%) Node.js
7 63 (2.04%) AngularJS
8 54 (1.75%) Web Services
9 47 (1.52%) .NET Framework
10 46 (1.49%) REST
11 40 (1.29%) Sass
12 39 (1.26%) RESTful
13 36 (1.16%) jQuery
14 35 (1.13%) Vue.js
15 34 (1.10%) .NET Core
16 29 (0.94%) Laravel
17 25 (0.81%) JSON
18 24 (0.78%) ASP.NET
19 22 (0.71%) COM
20 21 (0.68%) HTML5
Miscellaneous
1 328 (10.61%) Self-Motivation
2 185 (5.99%) Management Information System
3 175 (5.66%) User Experience
4 142 (4.59%) NHS
5 126 (4.08%) Algorithms
6 72 (2.33%) Data Centre
6 72 (2.33%) Social Media
7 66 (2.14%) Virtual Team
8 60 (1.94%) Data Structures
9 57 (1.84%) Life Science
10 52 (1.68%) Public Cloud
11 51 (1.65%) Driving Licence
12 45 (1.46%) Analytical Mindset
13 35 (1.13%) PKI
14 33 (1.07%) Mobile App
15 31 (1.00%) Robotics
16 25 (0.81%) CCTV
17 23 (0.74%) Enterprise Software
17 23 (0.74%) EPoS
18 22 (0.71%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 369 (11.94%) Windows
2 235 (7.60%) Linux
3 157 (5.08%) Windows 10
4 97 (3.14%) Windows Server 2012
5 92 (2.98%) Windows Server 2016
6 67 (2.17%) Windows Server
6 67 (2.17%) Windows Server 2019
7 57 (1.84%) CentOS
8 48 (1.55%) Apple iOS
9 41 (1.33%) Android
10 35 (1.13%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
11 28 (0.91%) Windows 7
12 27 (0.87%) Windows 8
13 23 (0.74%) Windows Server 2008
14 21 (0.68%) Mac OS X
15 14 (0.45%) Unix
16 7 (0.23%) Windows Embedded Compact
17 6 (0.19%) Fedora
18 5 (0.16%) Solaris
19 4 (0.13%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 905 (29.28%) Problem-Solving
2 738 (23.88%) Agile Software Development
3 596 (19.28%) Time Management
4 592 (19.15%) Project Management
5 397 (12.84%) Analytics
6 303 (9.80%) Continuous Improvement
7 291 (9.41%) Data Analysis
8 276 (8.93%) Business Intelligence
9 272 (8.80%) ITIL
10 271 (8.77%) Mentoring
11 255 (8.25%) Project Delivery
12 251 (8.12%) Coaching
13 244 (7.89%) Decision-Making
14 217 (7.02%) Service Delivery
15 209 (6.76%) Logistics
16 208 (6.73%) Stakeholder Management
17 193 (6.24%) Computer Science
18 185 (5.99%) Change Management
19 175 (5.66%) People Management
20 162 (5.24%) DevOps
Programming Languages
1 534 (17.28%) SQL
2 230 (7.44%) JavaScript
3 211 (6.83%) Python
4 173 (5.60%) VBA
5 153 (4.95%) C#
6 118 (3.82%) PowerShell
7 83 (2.69%) TypeScript
8 71 (2.30%) T-SQL
9 69 (2.23%) Java
9 69 (2.23%) PHP
10 40 (1.29%) C
11 34 (1.10%) Bash
12 29 (0.94%) Perl
13 20 (0.65%) Go
14 13 (0.42%) C++
15 12 (0.39%) R
16 11 (0.36%) Ruby
17 10 (0.32%) Kotlin
17 10 (0.32%) VB
18 8 (0.26%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 401 (12.97%) Degree
2 215 (6.96%) Security Cleared
3 164 (5.31%) SC Cleared
4 120 (3.88%) Computer Science Degree
5 106 (3.43%) DV Cleared
6 68 (2.20%) Cisco Certification
7 56 (1.81%) CCNA
8 52 (1.68%) Microsoft Certification
9 45 (1.46%) PMI Certification
10 40 (1.29%) PRINCE2 Certification
11 35 (1.13%) PMP
12 34 (1.10%) CCNP
13 29 (0.94%) ISEB
14 27 (0.87%) DBS Check
15 18 (0.58%) ISTQB
16 16 (0.52%) APMP
16 16 (0.52%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
17 13 (0.42%) CREST Certified
17 13 (0.42%) JNCIA
18 12 (0.39%) CISSP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 243 (7.86%) SLA
2 197 (6.37%) QA
3 167 (5.40%) GDPR
4 91 (2.94%) PMO
5 54 (1.75%) ISO/IEC 27001
6 53 (1.71%) Accessibility
7 37 (1.20%) Data Quality
8 31 (1.00%) HL7
9 25 (0.81%) PCI DSS
10 21 (0.68%) ISAE 3402
11 18 (0.58%) Cyber Essentials
12 14 (0.45%) GLP
12 14 (0.45%) GMP
12 14 (0.45%) ISO 9001
13 12 (0.39%) GxP
14 10 (0.32%) BS25999
14 10 (0.32%) Good Clinical Practice
14 10 (0.32%) ISO/IEC 20000
15 7 (0.23%) CDISC
15 7 (0.23%) P3O
System Software
1 247 (7.99%) Active Directory
2 116 (3.75%) VMware Infrastructure
3 105 (3.40%) Hyper-V
4 96 (3.11%) Docker
5 28 (0.91%) vSphere
6 27 (0.87%) VMware ESXi
7 24 (0.78%) XenApp
8 18 (0.58%) Firmware
9 17 (0.55%) XenDesktop
10 12 (0.39%) Virtual Machines
11 11 (0.36%) Citrix Hypervisor
12 8 (0.26%) VirtualBox
13 5 (0.16%) NDS
14 4 (0.13%) Snort
14 4 (0.13%) Virtual Desktop
15 3 (0.097%) Microsoft Virtual Server
15 3 (0.097%) Terminal Server
15 3 (0.097%) Virtual Servers
16 1 (0.032%) Oracle RAC
16 1 (0.032%) VMware Workstation
Systems Management
1 103 (3.33%) Terraform
2 64 (2.07%) Ansible
3 58 (1.88%) Kubernetes
4 56 (1.81%) Icinga
5 36 (1.16%) SCCM
6 35 (1.13%) Grafana
6 35 (1.13%) Puppet
7 23 (0.74%) Microsoft Intune
8 16 (0.52%) Prometheus
8 16 (0.52%) Red Hat Spacewalk
9 11 (0.36%) Packer
9 11 (0.36%) Red Hat Satellite
10 8 (0.26%) Opscode Chef
11 7 (0.23%) Backup Exec
11 7 (0.23%) Nessus
12 6 (0.19%) ZABBIX
13 5 (0.16%) CA Single Sign-On
13 5 (0.16%) PingFederate
14 4 (0.13%) Tivoli Storage Manager
15 3 (0.097%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 806 (26.08%) Microsoft
2 138 (4.46%) Cisco
3 125 (4.04%) VMware
4 95 (3.07%) Oracle
5 85 (2.75%) Salesforce.com
6 75 (2.43%) Fortinet
6 75 (2.43%) Juniper
7 70 (2.26%) Google
8 48 (1.55%) SAP
9 44 (1.42%) Red Hat
10 43 (1.39%) Meraki
11 40 (1.29%) Citrix
12 38 (1.23%) Adobe
13 29 (0.94%) RedGate
13 29 (0.94%) SolarWinds
14 26 (0.84%) Atlassian
14 26 (0.84%) ServiceNow
15 24 (0.78%) Facebook
16 22 (0.71%) Sitecore
17 20 (0.65%) Optimizely