Period
to 13 December 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 13 December 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Proactive Management
UK
6 months to
13 Dec 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 868 859 776
Rank change year-on-year -9 -83 +50
Permanent jobs citing Proactive Management 266 354 479
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.17% 0.20% 0.26%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.18% 0.21% 0.28%
Number of salaries quoted 184 253 292
UK median annual salary £43,250 £46,000 £40,250
Median salary % change year-on-year -5.98% +14.29% -15.26%
10th Percentile £31,475 £22,000 £23,500
90th Percentile £77,500 £73,750 £80,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £41,000 £43,750 £40,000
% change year-on-year -6.29% +9.38% -

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 146,225 165,096 168,704
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 91.56% 91.88% 91.26%
Number of salaries quoted 115,831 131,154 139,968
UK median annual salary £52,500 £50,000 £48,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.00% +4.17% +1.05%
10th Percentile £29,650 £28,250 £27,500
90th Percentile £85,000 £80,000 £78,750
UK excluding London median annual salary £45,000 £43,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year +3.45% +2.35% -

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 13 December 2018.

Salary histogram for Proactive Management in the UK

Proactive Management
Top 15 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 13 December 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 -35 245 £42,500 -7.61% 23
UK excluding London +29 193 £41,000 -6.29% 18
London +4 70 £53,500 -10.83% 7
South East +57 69 £40,000 - 7
North of England +44 38 £40,000 -25.93% 4
Midlands +43 30 £46,000 -3.16% 1
Yorkshire +45 29 £40,000 -33.33% 1
East of England +14 19 £48,000 +118.18% 2
South West -44 19 £80,000 +73.91% 2
Scotland +13 17 £65,000 +26.21%
East Midlands +31 16 £40,750 +3.82% 1
West Midlands +15 14 £46,000 -3.16%
North West +13 5 £44,500 -3.26% 3
Wales -17 5 £32,500 -15.58% 2
North East 0 4 £21,500 -54.83%

For the 6 months to 13 December 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 95 (35.71%) ITIL
2 86 (32.33%) Windows
3 85 (31.95%) Microsoft
4 67 (25.19%) Problem Management
5 61 (22.93%) Cisco
6 60 (22.56%) Service Delivery
6 60 (22.56%) Windows Server
7 59 (22.18%) Finance
8 53 (19.92%) Service Management
8 53 (19.92%) Degree
9 51 (19.17%) ITIL V3
9 51 (19.17%) Analytical Skills
10 46 (17.29%) Security Cleared
10 46 (17.29%) Active Directory
11 45 (16.92%) VMware
12 44 (16.54%) ITSM
13 43 (16.17%) Agile Software Development
14 41 (15.41%) SQL Server
15 37 (13.91%) Linux
15 37 (13.91%) Infrastructure Engineering
16 36 (13.53%) Problem-Solving
16 36 (13.53%) PowerShell
17 35 (13.16%) Management Information System
18 33 (12.41%) Incident Management
19 32 (12.03%) VMware Infrastructure
19 32 (12.03%) Stakeholder Management
19 32 (12.03%) SLA
20 31 (11.65%) Cisco Certification
21 30 (11.28%) Juniper
21 30 (11.28%) SAN

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 25 (9.40%) SharePoint
2 15 (5.64%) MS Exchange
3 12 (4.51%) Exchange Server 2013
4 10 (3.76%) Oracle SOA Suite
4 10 (3.76%) Oracle UPK
4 10 (3.76%) WebLogic
5 8 (3.01%) Exchange Server 2010
6 6 (2.26%) Exchange Server 2003
7 3 (1.13%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
7 3 (1.13%) Exchange Server 2000
7 3 (1.13%) Exchange Server 2007
7 3 (1.13%) Skype for Business
8 2 (0.75%) Confluence
8 2 (0.75%) SharePoint 2010
8 2 (0.75%) SharePoint 2013
8 2 (0.75%) Tomcat
8 2 (0.75%) WebSphere
9 1 (0.38%) Oracle Workflow
Applications
1 22 (8.27%) Microsoft Office
2 13 (4.89%) Microsoft Excel
3 4 (1.50%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 3 (1.13%) MS Visio
5 2 (0.75%) InfoPath
6 1 (0.38%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 10 (3.76%) Oracle Applications
1 10 (3.76%) Oracle EBS
2 4 (1.50%) Dynamics CRM
3 2 (0.75%) PlanetPress Connect
3 2 (0.75%) Sage 50
4 1 (0.38%) Elite 3E
4 1 (0.38%) Payment Gateway
4 1 (0.38%) SAP S/4HANA
Cloud Services
1 27 (10.15%) Microsoft Azure
2 15 (5.64%) IaaS
3 12 (4.51%) Amazon AWS
3 12 (4.51%) Office 365
4 9 (3.38%) Azure Active Directory
5 6 (2.26%) SaaS
6 3 (1.13%) OpenShift
7 2 (0.75%) Cloud Computing
7 2 (0.75%) Mimecast
7 2 (0.75%) PaaS
8 1 (0.38%) Apigee
Communications & Networking
1 30 (11.28%) SAN
2 28 (10.53%) LAN
3 27 (10.15%) Firewall
4 24 (9.02%) Network Security
5 21 (7.89%) WAN
6 18 (6.77%) Ethernet
7 17 (6.39%) MPLS
8 15 (5.64%) NAS
9 13 (4.89%) ATM
9 13 (4.89%) DSL
9 13 (4.89%) GLBP
9 13 (4.89%) HSRP
9 13 (4.89%) Intrusion Detection
9 13 (4.89%) ISDN
9 13 (4.89%) VRRP
10 12 (4.51%) Fibre Channel
10 12 (4.51%) VLAN
11 10 (3.76%) DNS
11 10 (3.76%) NetScaler
11 10 (3.76%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 41 (15.41%) SQL Server
2 12 (4.51%) Oracle Database
3 10 (3.76%) Oracle BI EE
3 10 (3.76%) Oracle Database 11g
3 10 (3.76%) Oracle Database 12c
3 10 (3.76%) Oracle Reports
4 5 (1.88%) Data Warehouse
4 5 (1.88%) MS Access
4 5 (1.88%) Power BI
4 5 (1.88%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 4 (1.50%) Big Data
5 4 (1.50%) Hadoop
5 4 (1.50%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 3 (1.13%) Amazon Redshift
6 3 (1.13%) Azure SQL Data Warehouse
6 3 (1.13%) Azure SQL Database
6 3 (1.13%) MySQL
7 2 (0.75%) NoSQL
7 2 (0.75%) SQL Server Analysis Services
8 1 (0.38%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 3 (1.13%) JIRA
2 2 (0.75%) Git (software)
2 2 (0.75%) Visual Studio
3 1 (0.38%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 59 (22.18%) Finance
2 21 (7.89%) Telecoms
3 10 (3.76%) Retail
4 9 (3.38%) Banking
5 7 (2.63%) Legal
6 6 (2.26%) Front Office
6 6 (2.26%) Law
7 5 (1.88%) Financial Institution
7 5 (1.88%) Games
8 4 (1.50%) Automotive
9 3 (1.13%) Billing
9 3 (1.13%) Publishing
10 2 (0.75%) Advertising
10 2 (0.75%) Back Office
10 2 (0.75%) Investment Banking
11 1 (0.38%) Marketing
11 1 (0.38%) Private Banking
Job Titles
1 40 (15.04%) Analyst
2 34 (12.78%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 22 (8.27%) Service Manager
4 21 (7.89%) Network Engineer
5 17 (6.39%) IT Manager
6 15 (5.64%) Delivery Manager
7 14 (5.26%) Support Engineer
8 13 (4.89%) Administrator
8 13 (4.89%) DBA
8 13 (4.89%) Project Manager
9 12 (4.51%) Consultant
10 10 (3.76%) NOC Engineer
10 10 (3.76%) Oracle Applications DBA
10 10 (3.76%) Oracle DBA
10 10 (3.76%) Security Engineer
10 10 (3.76%) Support Analyst
11 9 (3.38%) 2nd Line Support
11 9 (3.38%) Senior Manager
11 9 (3.38%) Services Delivery Manager
11 9 (3.38%) Systems Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 14 (5.26%) Middleware
2 11 (4.14%) Web Services
3 3 (1.13%) YAML
4 2 (0.75%) .NET
4 2 (0.75%) CSS
4 2 (0.75%) HTML
4 2 (0.75%) JMS
4 2 (0.75%) RabbitMQ
4 2 (0.75%) WebSphere MQ
5 1 (0.38%) ADSI
5 1 (0.38%) COM
5 1 (0.38%) LDAP
5 1 (0.38%) SAML
5 1 (0.38%) Spring
5 1 (0.38%) Spring Boot
5 1 (0.38%) XML
5 1 (0.38%) XML Messaging
Miscellaneous
1 51 (19.17%) Analytical Skills
2 35 (13.16%) Management Information System
3 18 (6.77%) Data Centre
4 14 (5.26%) Fintech
5 12 (4.51%) User Experience
6 11 (4.14%) Self-Motivation
7 9 (3.38%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
8 7 (2.63%) EMC VNX
9 6 (2.26%) Client/Server
9 6 (2.26%) Clustering
9 6 (2.26%) Driving Licence
10 5 (1.88%) Social Media
11 4 (1.50%) BYOD
11 4 (1.50%) Data Protection Act
11 4 (1.50%) Enterprise Software
12 3 (1.13%) Blackberry
12 3 (1.13%) Fixed Income
12 3 (1.13%) Virtual Team
13 2 (0.75%) CMDB
13 2 (0.75%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 86 (32.33%) Windows
2 60 (22.56%) Windows Server
3 37 (13.91%) Linux
4 24 (9.02%) Windows Server 2012
5 13 (4.89%) Windows Server 2008
6 12 (4.51%) Unix
7 10 (3.76%) Windows 10
8 9 (3.38%) Windows 7
9 8 (3.01%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 7 (2.63%) Windows Server 2003
11 3 (1.13%) AIX
11 3 (1.13%) Windows 2000
12 2 (0.75%) CentOS
12 2 (0.75%) VMS
13 1 (0.38%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 95 (35.71%) ITIL
2 67 (25.19%) Problem Management
3 60 (22.56%) Service Delivery
4 53 (19.92%) Service Management
5 51 (19.17%) ITIL V3
6 44 (16.54%) ITSM
7 43 (16.17%) Agile Software Development
8 37 (13.91%) Infrastructure Engineering
9 36 (13.53%) Problem-Solving
10 33 (12.41%) Incident Management
11 32 (12.03%) Stakeholder Management
12 25 (9.40%) Continuous Improvement
13 21 (7.89%) Information Security
14 20 (7.52%) Change Management
14 20 (7.52%) Disaster Recovery
14 20 (7.52%) Line Management
14 20 (7.52%) Risk Management
14 20 (7.52%) Root Cause Analysis
15 19 (7.14%) Data Protection
15 19 (7.14%) Trend Analysis
Programming Languages
1 36 (13.53%) PowerShell
2 24 (9.02%) SQL
3 15 (5.64%) JavaScript
4 10 (3.76%) C
5 7 (2.63%) VBA
6 5 (1.88%) Python
7 3 (1.13%) C#
7 3 (1.13%) C++
7 3 (1.13%) Java
8 1 (0.38%) Java 8
8 1 (0.38%) Perl
Qualifications
1 53 (19.92%) Degree
2 46 (17.29%) Security Cleared
3 31 (11.65%) Cisco Certification
4 29 (10.90%) SC Cleared
5 22 (8.27%) CCNA
6 17 (6.39%) Microsoft Certification
7 11 (4.14%) DV Cleared
8 9 (3.38%) CCNP
8 9 (3.38%) Computer Science Degree
9 8 (3.01%) ITIL Certification
10 7 (2.63%) CISSP
10 7 (2.63%) MBA
11 6 (2.26%) ISEB
11 6 (2.26%) MCSA
12 5 (1.88%) ISTQB
12 5 (1.88%) MCSE
13 3 (1.13%) JNCIS
13 3 (1.13%) MCITP
13 3 (1.13%) MCP
13 3 (1.13%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 32 (12.03%) SLA
2 7 (2.63%) GDPR
3 4 (1.50%) Cyber Essentials
3 4 (1.50%) Cyber Essentials PLUS
3 4 (1.50%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 3 (1.13%) ISO/IEC 20000
5 2 (0.75%) COBIT
6 1 (0.38%) Data Quality
6 1 (0.38%) PCI DSS
6 1 (0.38%) QA
6 1 (0.38%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 46 (17.29%) Active Directory
2 32 (12.03%) VMware Infrastructure
3 30 (11.28%) Hyper-V
4 14 (5.26%) Firmware
5 13 (4.89%) VMware ESXi
6 10 (3.76%) Oracle RAC
6 10 (3.76%) Virtual Desktop
7 9 (3.38%) XenDesktop
8 8 (3.01%) XenApp
9 4 (1.50%) Microsoft Virtual Server
9 4 (1.50%) NFS
9 4 (1.50%) Virtual Servers
10 3 (1.13%) DFS Replication
10 3 (1.13%) VMware Server
10 3 (1.13%) vSphere
11 2 (0.75%) BitLocker
11 2 (0.75%) Docker
11 2 (0.75%) Virtual Machines
11 2 (0.75%) VMware NSX
11 2 (0.75%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 16 (6.02%) vCenter Server
2 15 (5.64%) SCCM
3 10 (3.76%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
4 8 (3.01%) Forefront Identity Manager
4 8 (3.01%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
4 8 (3.01%) SCDPM
5 7 (2.63%) SCOM
5 7 (2.63%) vRealize
6 5 (1.88%) Ansible
7 4 (1.50%) vMotion
7 4 (1.50%) WSUS
8 3 (1.13%) Backup Exec
8 3 (1.13%) EMC NetWorker
8 3 (1.13%) MAILsweeper
9 2 (0.75%) Netcool
9 2 (0.75%) Opscode Chef
9 2 (0.75%) PowerCLI
9 2 (0.75%) Puppet
9 2 (0.75%) SCVMM
9 2 (0.75%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 85 (31.95%) Microsoft
2 61 (22.93%) Cisco
3 45 (16.92%) VMware
4 30 (11.28%) Juniper
5 23 (8.65%) Citrix
6 17 (6.39%) Oracle
7 13 (4.89%) Veeam
8 12 (4.51%) EMC
9 11 (4.14%) Red Hat
10 10 (3.76%) HP
10 10 (3.76%) McAfee
11 9 (3.38%) Dell
12 7 (2.63%) NetApp
12 7 (2.63%) Riverbed
12 7 (2.63%) ServiceNow
13 6 (2.26%) CheckPoint
13 6 (2.26%) WorldPay
14 5 (1.88%) Bloomberg
14 5 (1.88%) FactSet
14 5 (1.88%) Reuters