Period
to 24 September 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies with a requirement for Proactive Management skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited Proactive Management over the 6 months to 24 September 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Proactive Management
UK
6 months to
24 Sep 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 859 903 756
Rank change year-on-year +44 -147 +59
Permanent jobs citing Proactive Management 306 292 538
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.18% 0.17% 0.28%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.20% 0.18% 0.31%
Number of salaries quoted 199 226 310
UK median annual salary £44,500 £46,000 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -3.26% -3.16% -
10th Percentile £30,750 £31,000 £23,500
90th Percentile £77,500 £70,125 £80,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £40,000 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year -5.88% +6.25% +2.56%

Proactive Management 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 151,576 159,835 175,158
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 91.03% 91.55% 90.88%
Number of salaries quoted 120,616 126,198 146,138
UK median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £48,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +4.17% +1.05%
10th Percentile £29,000 £28,250 £27,500
90th Percentile £82,500 £80,000 £78,750
UK excluding London median annual salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year +5.88% - -

Proactive Management
Job Vacancy Trend

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

Job vacancy trend for Proactive Management in the UK

Proactive Management
Salary Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Proactive Management.

Salary trend for Proactive Management in the UK

Proactive Management
Salary Histogram

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Proactive Management over the 6 months to 24 September 2018.

Salary histogram for Proactive Management in the UK

Proactive Management
Top 16 Job Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Proactive Management within the UK over the 6 months to 24 September 2018. 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 +42 273 £43,000 -6.52% 26
UK excluding London +49 216 £40,000 -5.88% 19
London +8 86 £52,000 -13.33% 9
South East +23 57 £41,000 +2.50% 3
North of England +38 50 £40,000 -13.04% 6
South West -17 37 £39,406 -14.34% 2
Yorkshire +54 34 £40,000 -36.00% 5
Scotland +14 28 £55,000 +11.11% 1
Midlands +27 24 £35,000 -15.92% 6
East of England +6 18 £48,000 +118.18%
East Midlands +12 14 £35,000 -10.83% 3
Wales +5 14 £32,500 -27.78% 1
North West +7 12 £44,500 -3.26%
West Midlands +21 10 £25,079 -65.41% 3
North East -14 4 £21,500 -54.83% 1
Northern Ireland - 1 £35,000 -

For the 6 months to 24 September 2018, IT jobs citing Proactive Management 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 Proactive Management.

1 106 (34.64%) Microsoft
2 105 (34.31%) Windows
3 91 (29.74%) ITIL
4 82 (26.80%) Degree
5 78 (25.49%) Windows Server
6 70 (22.88%) Active Directory
7 65 (21.24%) Problem Management
8 64 (20.92%) Finance
9 63 (20.59%) Cisco
10 60 (19.61%) PowerShell
11 58 (18.95%) Service Management
12 57 (18.63%) VMware
13 54 (17.65%) Firewall
14 52 (16.99%) Service Delivery
15 51 (16.67%) Management Information System
15 51 (16.67%) Problem-Solving
16 50 (16.34%) SQL Server
17 49 (16.01%) Analytical Skills
18 44 (14.38%) Stakeholder Management
19 43 (14.05%) Agile Software Development
20 42 (13.73%) Microsoft Azure
20 42 (13.73%) ITIL V3
21 40 (13.07%) ITSM
22 39 (12.75%) Infrastructure Engineering
23 37 (12.09%) LAN
23 37 (12.09%) SLA
23 37 (12.09%) Hyper-V
24 36 (11.76%) Continuous Improvement
25 35 (11.44%) Security Cleared
25 35 (11.44%) VMware Infrastructure

Proactive Management
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 22 (7.19%) SharePoint
2 16 (5.23%) MS Exchange
3 8 (2.61%) Oracle SOA Suite
4 7 (2.29%) Exchange Server 2013
5 4 (1.31%) Exchange Server 2010
6 3 (0.98%) Exchange Server 2003
7 2 (0.65%) Apache
7 2 (0.65%) Confluence
7 2 (0.65%) nginx
7 2 (0.65%) Oracle UPK
7 2 (0.65%) Oracle Workflow
7 2 (0.65%) SAS
7 2 (0.65%) SharePoint 2013
7 2 (0.65%) Skype for Business
7 2 (0.65%) Tomcat
7 2 (0.65%) WebLogic
8 1 (0.33%) NetWeaver
8 1 (0.33%) WebSphere
Applications
1 20 (6.54%) Microsoft Office
2 18 (5.88%) Microsoft Excel
3 10 (3.27%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 5 (1.63%) Microsoft Project
4 5 (1.63%) MS Visio
5 2 (0.65%) Gephi
5 2 (0.65%) SPSS
6 1 (0.33%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 9 (2.94%) Oracle Applications
1 9 (2.94%) Oracle EBS
2 4 (1.31%) Dynamics CRM
3 2 (0.65%) PlanetPress Connect
3 2 (0.65%) Sage 50
4 1 (0.33%) Elite 3E
4 1 (0.33%) Payment Gateway
Cloud Services
1 42 (13.73%) Microsoft Azure
2 24 (7.84%) Office 365
3 15 (4.90%) Azure Active Directory
4 14 (4.58%) Amazon AWS
5 12 (3.92%) IaaS
6 5 (1.63%) SaaS
7 2 (0.65%) Mimecast
7 2 (0.65%) PaaS
8 1 (0.33%) Amazon EC2
8 1 (0.33%) NuGet
8 1 (0.33%) OneDrive
Communications & Networking
1 54 (17.65%) Firewall
2 37 (12.09%) LAN
3 33 (10.78%) WAN
4 32 (10.46%) Network Security
4 32 (10.46%) SAN
5 20 (6.54%) Intrusion Detection
6 17 (5.56%) MPLS
7 14 (4.58%) DNS
8 12 (3.92%) iSCSI
9 11 (3.59%) Cisco ASA
9 11 (3.59%) Wireless
10 10 (3.27%) Cisco IOS
10 10 (3.27%) Wi-Fi
11 9 (2.94%) NX-OS
11 9 (2.94%) VPN
12 7 (2.29%) DHCP
12 7 (2.29%) TCP/IP
12 7 (2.29%) VLAN
12 7 (2.29%) VoIP
13 6 (1.96%) Ethernet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 50 (16.34%) SQL Server
2 10 (3.27%) MS Access
3 9 (2.94%) Oracle Database
3 9 (2.94%) Oracle Reports
4 8 (2.61%) Oracle BI EE
4 8 (2.61%) Oracle Database 11g
4 8 (2.61%) Oracle Database 12c
5 4 (1.31%) Big Data
5 4 (1.31%) Data Warehouse
5 4 (1.31%) Hadoop
5 4 (1.31%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 3 (0.98%) Amazon Redshift
6 3 (0.98%) Azure SQL Data Warehouse
6 3 (0.98%) Azure SQL Database
6 3 (0.98%) MySQL
6 3 (0.98%) Power BI
6 3 (0.98%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 2 (0.65%) Data Mining
7 2 (0.65%) PostgreSQL
7 2 (0.65%) SQL Server Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 5 (1.63%) JIRA
2 2 (0.65%) Team Foundation Server
3 1 (0.33%) Bitbucket
3 1 (0.33%) Bower
3 1 (0.33%) CA Release Automation
3 1 (0.33%) Git (software)
3 1 (0.33%) Jenkins
3 1 (0.33%) Octopus Deploy
3 1 (0.33%) Oracle Forms
3 1 (0.33%) SonarQube
3 1 (0.33%) Sonatype Nexus
3 1 (0.33%) TeamCity
General
1 64 (20.92%) Finance
2 19 (6.21%) Telecoms
3 18 (5.88%) Legal
4 15 (4.90%) Retail
5 11 (3.59%) Front Office
6 10 (3.27%) Banking
7 9 (2.94%) Law
8 5 (1.63%) Automotive
8 5 (1.63%) Games
8 5 (1.63%) Investment Banking
9 2 (0.65%) Advertising
9 2 (0.65%) Back Office
9 2 (0.65%) Financial Institution
9 2 (0.65%) Private Banking
9 2 (0.65%) Publishing
10 1 (0.33%) Billing
10 1 (0.33%) French Language
10 1 (0.33%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 55 (17.97%) Analyst
2 37 (12.09%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 21 (6.86%) Network Engineer
4 20 (6.54%) Consultant
4 20 (6.54%) Support Engineer
5 19 (6.21%) Service Manager
6 18 (5.88%) Project Manager
6 18 (5.88%) Support Analyst
7 16 (5.23%) Systems Support
8 14 (4.58%) 3rd Line Engineer
8 14 (4.58%) Administrator
8 14 (4.58%) Cloud Engineer
8 14 (4.58%) Cloud Infrastructure Engineer
8 14 (4.58%) Team Leader
9 13 (4.25%) Systems Analyst
10 12 (3.92%) DBA
10 12 (3.92%) Infrastructure Analyst
10 12 (3.92%) Wintel Engineer
11 11 (3.59%) Systems Support Analyst
12 10 (3.27%) Security Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 14 (4.58%) Web Services
2 6 (1.96%) Middleware
3 3 (0.98%) SAML
4 2 (0.65%) .NET
4 2 (0.65%) COM
4 2 (0.65%) LAMP
4 2 (0.65%) XML
5 1 (0.33%) 802.1X
5 1 (0.33%) JMS
5 1 (0.33%) SAP Basis
5 1 (0.33%) Spring
5 1 (0.33%) Spring Boot
5 1 (0.33%) WebSphere MQ
5 1 (0.33%) WF
5 1 (0.33%) XML Messaging
5 1 (0.33%) XSD
Miscellaneous
1 51 (16.67%) Management Information System
2 49 (16.01%) Analytical Skills
3 28 (9.15%) User Experience
4 26 (8.50%) Computer Science
5 24 (7.84%) Data Centre
6 15 (4.90%) Self-Motivation
7 14 (4.58%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
8 12 (3.92%) EMC VNX
9 11 (3.59%) Fintech
10 10 (3.27%) Enterprise Software
11 8 (2.61%) Driving Licence
12 6 (1.96%) Hybrid Cloud
12 6 (1.96%) Social Media
12 6 (1.96%) Virtual Team
13 4 (1.31%) BYOD
13 4 (1.31%) Data Protection Act
13 4 (1.31%) Video Conferencing
14 3 (0.98%) Client/Server
14 3 (0.98%) Life Science
15 2 (0.65%) CMDB
Operating Systems
1 105 (34.31%) Windows
2 78 (25.49%) Windows Server
3 30 (9.80%) Linux
4 29 (9.48%) Windows Server 2012
5 20 (6.54%) Windows Server 2008
6 12 (3.92%) Unix
7 11 (3.59%) Windows 10
8 6 (1.96%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 5 (1.63%) Windows 7
10 3 (0.98%) AIX
10 3 (0.98%) Windows Server 2003
11 2 (0.65%) Debian
11 2 (0.65%) VMS
12 1 (0.33%) CentOS
12 1 (0.33%) SUSE
Processes & Methodologies
1 91 (29.74%) ITIL
2 65 (21.24%) Problem Management
3 58 (18.95%) Service Management
4 52 (16.99%) Service Delivery
5 51 (16.67%) Problem-Solving
6 44 (14.38%) Stakeholder Management
7 43 (14.05%) Agile Software Development
8 42 (13.73%) ITIL V3
9 40 (13.07%) ITSM
10 39 (12.75%) Infrastructure Engineering
11 36 (11.76%) Continuous Improvement
12 31 (10.13%) Risk Management
13 29 (9.48%) Line Management
13 29 (9.48%) Workflow
14 26 (8.50%) Information Security
15 25 (8.17%) Incident Management
16 24 (7.84%) Decision-Making
17 23 (7.52%) Business Intelligence
18 19 (6.21%) Data Protection
19 18 (5.88%) Asset Management
Programming Languages
1 60 (19.61%) PowerShell
2 28 (9.15%) SQL
3 18 (5.88%) JavaScript
4 13 (4.25%) C
5 7 (2.29%) VBA
6 4 (1.31%) Java
7 3 (0.98%) C++
8 2 (0.65%) C#
8 2 (0.65%) Python
8 2 (0.65%) R
9 1 (0.33%) Java 8
9 1 (0.33%) Perl
9 1 (0.33%) PL/SQL
9 1 (0.33%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 82 (26.80%) Degree
2 35 (11.44%) Security Cleared
3 22 (7.19%) Cisco Certification
4 20 (6.54%) Microsoft Certification
5 18 (5.88%) Computer Science Degree
6 16 (5.23%) CCNA
7 15 (4.90%) ITIL Certification
8 13 (4.25%) SC Cleared
9 10 (3.27%) CCNP
9 10 (3.27%) MBA
9 10 (3.27%) MCITP
10 7 (2.29%) ISEB
10 7 (2.29%) MCSE
11 6 (1.96%) CISSP
11 6 (1.96%) ISTQB
11 6 (1.96%) MCSA
12 5 (1.63%) PMP
13 4 (1.31%) BC Cleared
13 4 (1.31%) CCIE
13 4 (1.31%) PMI Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 37 (12.09%) SLA
2 7 (2.29%) GDPR
3 5 (1.63%) PMO
4 4 (1.31%) Cyber Essentials
4 4 (1.31%) Cyber Essentials PLUS
5 2 (0.65%) COBIT
5 2 (0.65%) ISO/IEC 20000
5 2 (0.65%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 2 (0.65%) Sarbanes-Oxley
6 1 (0.33%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
6 1 (0.33%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 70 (22.88%) Active Directory
2 37 (12.09%) Hyper-V
3 35 (11.44%) VMware Infrastructure
4 21 (6.86%) VMware ESXi
5 15 (4.90%) Virtual Desktop
6 12 (3.92%) vSphere
7 8 (2.61%) Oracle RAC
8 6 (1.96%) BitLocker
8 6 (1.96%) Firmware
9 4 (1.31%) NFS
9 4 (1.31%) Virtual Machines
10 3 (0.98%) Shibboleth
10 3 (0.98%) vCloud
10 3 (0.98%) VMware Server
10 3 (0.98%) XenApp
11 2 (0.65%) DFS Replication
11 2 (0.65%) Postfix
11 2 (0.65%) VMware NSX
12 1 (0.33%) ISA Server
12 1 (0.33%) Terminal Server
Systems Management
1 27 (8.82%) SCCM
2 17 (5.56%) vCenter Server
3 12 (3.92%) vRealize
4 9 (2.94%) Backup Exec
4 9 (2.94%) SCOM
5 8 (2.61%) Forefront Identity Manager
5 8 (2.61%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
6 7 (2.29%) NetBackup
6 7 (2.29%) SCVMM
7 6 (1.96%) Ansible
8 5 (1.63%) HAProxy
9 4 (1.31%) vMotion
10 3 (0.98%) EMC NetWorker
10 3 (0.98%) FortiGate
10 3 (0.98%) WSUS
11 2 (0.65%) PowerCLI
11 2 (0.65%) ServiceCenter
11 2 (0.65%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
12 1 (0.33%) Netcool
12 1 (0.33%) Norton AntiVirus
Vendors
1 106 (34.64%) Microsoft
2 63 (20.59%) Cisco
3 57 (18.63%) VMware
4 34 (11.11%) Veeam
5 28 (9.15%) Citrix
6 25 (8.17%) Oracle
7 23 (7.52%) HP
8 22 (7.19%) EMC
9 18 (5.88%) Juniper
10 14 (4.58%) McAfee
11 11 (3.59%) CheckPoint
12 10 (3.27%) Bloomberg
12 10 (3.27%) FactSet
12 10 (3.27%) Reuters
13 9 (2.94%) Dell
14 8 (2.61%) Red Hat
15 7 (2.29%) 3PAR
15 7 (2.29%) Riverbed
15 7 (2.29%) Veritas
16 6 (1.96%) NetApp