Period
to 20 July 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 20 July 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Proactive Management
UK
6 months to
20 Jul 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 804 971 804
Rank change year-on-year +167 -167 +49
Permanent jobs citing Proactive Management 383 241 514
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.22% 0.14% 0.25%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.24% 0.15% 0.28%
Number of salaries quoted 212 169 334
UK median annual salary £43,000 £45,000 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -4.44% -5.26% -5.00%
10th Percentile £23,075 £23,150 £30,750
90th Percentile £67,500 £76,250 £71,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £40,000 £41,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year -2.44% +2.50% +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 158,731 160,892 182,711
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 90.67% 90.74% 90.02%
Number of salaries quoted 126,853 129,433 151,996
UK median annual salary £50,000 £49,500 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +1.01% +4.21% -
10th Percentile £29,000 £28,000 £27,500
90th Percentile £82,500 £80,000 £77,500
UK excluding London median annual salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year +5.88% - +1.19%

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 20 July 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 20 July 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 +150 357 £44,500 -1.11% 26
UK excluding London +137 294 £40,000 -2.44% 19
London +11 85 £47,500 -20.83% 9
South West +59 82 £20,000 -38.46% 3
North of England +40 59 £45,000 +5.88% 7
South East -5 52 £48,000 +17.07% 4
East of England +36 41 £37,500 -16.67% 2
Midlands +23 41 £35,000 -49.09% 1
Yorkshire +53 37 £47,500 +18.75% 2
Wales +23 32 - - 1
West Midlands +30 26 £27,500 -62.07%
Scotland -1 21 £38,500 +5.44% 2
North West +19 19 £44,500 -3.26% 2
East Midlands +22 15 £45,000 +12.50% 1
North East -24 3 £33,250 -28.11% 3
Northern Ireland - 1 £35,000 -

For the 6 months to 20 July 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.

1 167 (43.60%) ITIL
2 162 (42.30%) Microsoft
3 156 (40.73%) Windows
4 151 (39.43%) Degree
5 111 (28.98%) Windows Server
6 108 (28.20%) Service Management
7 104 (27.15%) Service Delivery
8 100 (26.11%) Active Directory
9 93 (24.28%) SLA
10 92 (24.02%) Problem Management
11 87 (22.72%) ITSM
12 85 (22.19%) PowerShell
13 83 (21.67%) Management Information System
14 78 (20.37%) Firewall
15 75 (19.58%) SQL Server
16 72 (18.80%) Cisco
17 70 (18.28%) VMware
18 68 (17.75%) Security Cleared
19 67 (17.49%) ITIL V3
20 63 (16.45%) Business Intelligence
21 62 (16.19%) Microsoft Azure
22 60 (15.67%) Hyper-V
22 60 (15.67%) Problem-Solving
23 58 (15.14%) Analytical Skills
23 58 (15.14%) Finance
24 56 (14.62%) Stakeholder Management
25 55 (14.36%) Continuous Improvement
26 54 (14.10%) User Experience
27 52 (13.58%) SharePoint
28 51 (13.32%) 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 52 (13.58%) SharePoint
2 24 (6.27%) MS Exchange
3 8 (2.09%) Oracle SOA Suite
4 7 (1.83%) Oracle Workflow
5 6 (1.57%) Exchange Server 2010
6 5 (1.31%) Confluence
7 4 (1.04%) Apache
8 3 (0.78%) SAS
9 2 (0.52%) IIS
9 2 (0.52%) nginx
9 2 (0.52%) SharePoint 2013
9 2 (0.52%) Skype for Business
9 2 (0.52%) Tomcat
10 1 (0.26%) Apache Solr
10 1 (0.26%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
10 1 (0.26%) Exchange Server 2003
10 1 (0.26%) Exchange Server 2013
10 1 (0.26%) NetWeaver
10 1 (0.26%) SharePoint Server
10 1 (0.26%) WordPress
Applications
1 49 (12.79%) Microsoft Office
2 17 (4.44%) Microsoft Excel
3 15 (3.92%) Spreadsheet
4 10 (2.61%) Microsoft PowerPoint
5 5 (1.31%) Microsoft Project
6 4 (1.04%) MS Visio
7 3 (0.78%) SPSS
8 2 (0.52%) Gephi
Business Applications
1 12 (3.13%) Oracle Applications
2 10 (2.61%) Dynamics CRM
2 10 (2.61%) Oracle EBS
3 2 (0.52%) Oracle Assets
3 2 (0.52%) Oracle General Ledger
3 2 (0.52%) Oracle Payables
3 2 (0.52%) Oracle Receivables
4 1 (0.26%) Adobe Campaign
4 1 (0.26%) iTrent
Cloud Services
1 62 (16.19%) Microsoft Azure
2 36 (9.40%) Office 365
3 33 (8.62%) Amazon AWS
4 15 (3.92%) Amazon EC2
4 15 (3.92%) IaaS
5 13 (3.39%) Azure Active Directory
6 5 (1.31%) NuGet
7 2 (0.52%) Cloud Computing
7 2 (0.52%) Mimecast
8 1 (0.26%) Google Analytics
8 1 (0.26%) OneDrive
Communications & Networking
1 78 (20.37%) Firewall
2 45 (11.75%) Network Security
3 44 (11.49%) LAN
4 39 (10.18%) WAN
5 38 (9.92%) DNS
5 38 (9.92%) Intrusion Detection
6 31 (8.09%) SAN
7 22 (5.74%) MPLS
8 20 (5.22%) TCP/IP
9 17 (4.44%) VPN
10 14 (3.66%) Wireless
11 12 (3.13%) DHCP
12 11 (2.87%) iSCSI
13 10 (2.61%) Cisco IOS
13 10 (2.61%) DSL
13 10 (2.61%) Wi-Fi
14 9 (2.35%) Cisco ASA
15 8 (2.09%) NX-OS
16 7 (1.83%) VLAN
17 6 (1.57%) SSH
Database & Business Intelligence
1 75 (19.58%) SQL Server
2 18 (4.70%) Oracle Database
3 12 (3.13%) Oracle Database 10g
3 12 (3.13%) Oracle Database 11g
3 12 (3.13%) Oracle Database 12c
3 12 (3.13%) Oracle Reports
4 9 (2.35%) MS Access
5 8 (2.09%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 8 (2.09%) SQLPlus
6 7 (1.83%) Power BI
7 6 (1.57%) Oracle BI EE
8 4 (1.04%) MySQL
9 2 (0.52%) Amazon Redshift
9 2 (0.52%) Azure SQL Data Warehouse
9 2 (0.52%) Azure SQL Database
9 2 (0.52%) Data Mining
9 2 (0.52%) Data Warehouse
9 2 (0.52%) PostgreSQL
9 2 (0.52%) SQL Server Reporting Services
10 1 (0.26%) SAP HANA
Development Applications
1 14 (3.66%) JIRA
2 6 (1.57%) ClearCase
2 6 (1.57%) ClearQuest
2 6 (1.57%) Oracle Forms
2 6 (1.57%) Team Foundation Server
3 5 (1.31%) Bitbucket
3 5 (1.31%) Bower
3 5 (1.31%) CA Release Automation
3 5 (1.31%) Jenkins
3 5 (1.31%) Octopus Deploy
3 5 (1.31%) SonarQube
3 5 (1.31%) Sonatype Nexus
3 5 (1.31%) TeamCity
4 2 (0.52%) Visual Studio
General
1 58 (15.14%) Finance
2 16 (4.18%) Legal
3 15 (3.92%) Retail
4 14 (3.66%) Telecoms
5 10 (2.61%) Front Office
6 9 (2.35%) Back Office
7 8 (2.09%) Banking
8 7 (1.83%) Marketing
9 6 (1.57%) Investment Banking
9 6 (1.57%) Law
10 5 (1.31%) Automotive
10 5 (1.31%) Games
11 2 (0.52%) Billing
12 1 (0.26%) Advertising
12 1 (0.26%) French Language
12 1 (0.26%) Pharmaceutical
12 1 (0.26%) Private Banking
Job Titles
1 69 (18.02%) Analyst
2 46 (12.01%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 27 (7.05%) Wintel Engineer
4 26 (6.79%) Administrator
5 24 (6.27%) Consultant
6 23 (6.01%) Cloud Engineer
6 23 (6.01%) Cloud Infrastructure Engineer
7 22 (5.74%) 3rd Line Engineer
7 22 (5.74%) Network Engineer
7 22 (5.74%) Team Leader
8 20 (5.22%) Service Manager
8 20 (5.22%) Support Analyst
9 19 (4.96%) Infrastructure Specialist
10 18 (4.70%) Support Engineer
11 17 (4.44%) Service Analyst
12 16 (4.18%) Technical Specialist
13 14 (3.66%) IT Manager
13 14 (3.66%) Systems Support
14 13 (3.39%) Project Manager
15 12 (3.13%) Senior Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 20 (5.22%) Web Services
2 9 (2.35%) .NET
3 6 (1.57%) WF
4 5 (1.31%) .NET Framework
5 4 (1.04%) Middleware
6 2 (0.52%) 802.1X
6 2 (0.52%) HTML
6 2 (0.52%) J2EE
6 2 (0.52%) LAMP
6 2 (0.52%) SAML
7 1 (0.26%) ASP.NET
7 1 (0.26%) COM
7 1 (0.26%) CSS
7 1 (0.26%) SAP Basis
7 1 (0.26%) XML
7 1 (0.26%) XSD
Miscellaneous
1 83 (21.67%) Management Information System
2 58 (15.14%) Analytical Skills
3 54 (14.10%) User Experience
4 49 (12.79%) Computer Science
5 34 (8.88%) Data Centre
6 32 (8.36%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
7 31 (8.09%) Enterprise Software
8 25 (6.53%) Self-Motivation
9 19 (4.96%) CMDB
10 15 (3.92%) Hybrid Cloud
11 11 (2.87%) EMC VNX
12 8 (2.09%) Driving Licence
12 8 (2.09%) Social Media
12 8 (2.09%) Video Conferencing
13 7 (1.83%) Virtual Team
14 6 (1.57%) Cyberthreat
15 4 (1.04%) BYOD
15 4 (1.04%) Data Protection Act
16 3 (0.78%) Fintech
16 3 (0.78%) Public Cloud
Operating Systems
1 156 (40.73%) Windows
2 111 (28.98%) Windows Server
3 47 (12.27%) Windows Server 2012
4 46 (12.01%) Linux
5 21 (5.48%) Windows 10
6 19 (4.96%) Unix
7 13 (3.39%) Windows Server 2008
8 10 (2.61%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 5 (1.31%) Windows 7
10 2 (0.52%) Debian
10 2 (0.52%) Ubuntu
11 1 (0.26%) SUSE
Processes & Methodologies
1 167 (43.60%) ITIL
2 108 (28.20%) Service Management
3 104 (27.15%) Service Delivery
4 92 (24.02%) Problem Management
5 87 (22.72%) ITSM
6 67 (17.49%) ITIL V3
7 63 (16.45%) Business Intelligence
8 60 (15.67%) Problem-Solving
9 56 (14.62%) Stakeholder Management
10 55 (14.36%) Continuous Improvement
11 46 (12.01%) Line Management
12 43 (11.23%) Incident Management
13 41 (10.70%) Decision-Making
14 38 (9.92%) Workflow
15 31 (8.09%) Agile Software Development
15 31 (8.09%) Risk Management
16 26 (6.79%) Presales
17 22 (5.74%) SDLC
17 22 (5.74%) System Integration Testing
17 22 (5.74%) TOGAF
Programming Languages
1 85 (22.19%) PowerShell
2 36 (9.40%) SQL
3 23 (6.01%) JavaScript
4 12 (3.13%) Java
5 11 (2.87%) VB
6 10 (2.61%) C
7 6 (1.57%) PL/SQL
8 5 (1.31%) C#
9 4 (1.04%) VBA
10 3 (0.78%) R
11 1 (0.26%) Bash Shell
11 1 (0.26%) PHP
11 1 (0.26%) Python
11 1 (0.26%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 151 (39.43%) Degree
2 68 (17.75%) Security Cleared
3 44 (11.49%) Microsoft Certification
4 39 (10.18%) Computer Science Degree
5 23 (6.01%) Cisco Certification
6 19 (4.96%) ITIL Certification
7 18 (4.70%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
8 17 (4.44%) MCITP
8 17 (4.44%) MCP
9 14 (3.66%) CCNA
9 14 (3.66%) MCSE
9 14 (3.66%) SC Cleared
10 13 (3.39%) CISSP
11 12 (3.13%) CISM
12 11 (2.87%) MCSA
13 10 (2.61%) CCNP
14 7 (1.83%) CRISC
14 7 (1.83%) ISEB
15 6 (1.57%) CISA
15 6 (1.57%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 93 (24.28%) SLA
2 9 (2.35%) GDPR
3 8 (2.09%) QA
4 6 (1.57%) PMO
4 6 (1.57%) Sarbanes-Oxley
5 4 (1.04%) Cyber Essentials
5 4 (1.04%) Cyber Essentials PLUS
6 1 (0.26%) ISO/IEC 27001
6 1 (0.26%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
System Software
1 100 (26.11%) Active Directory
2 60 (15.67%) Hyper-V
3 51 (13.32%) VMware Infrastructure
4 33 (8.62%) Virtual Desktop
5 23 (6.01%) VMware ESXi
6 19 (4.96%) Virtual Machines
7 15 (3.92%) BitLocker
8 12 (3.13%) Oracle RAC
9 9 (2.35%) vSphere
10 6 (1.57%) XenApp
11 3 (0.78%) vCloud
12 2 (0.52%) Postfix
12 2 (0.52%) Shibboleth
13 1 (0.26%) Firmware
13 1 (0.26%) KVM
13 1 (0.26%) NFS
13 1 (0.26%) VMware NSX
13 1 (0.26%) VMware Server
13 1 (0.26%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 44 (11.49%) SCCM
2 30 (7.83%) SCVMM
3 19 (4.96%) SCOM
4 17 (4.44%) Forefront Identity Manager
5 12 (3.13%) NetBackup
5 12 (3.13%) vCenter Server
6 11 (2.87%) vRealize
7 8 (2.09%) Backup Exec
8 6 (1.57%) Ansible
8 6 (1.57%) HP Quality Center
8 6 (1.57%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
9 5 (1.31%) HAProxy
10 4 (1.04%) ServiceCenter
11 3 (0.78%) FortiGate
12 1 (0.26%) AirWatch
12 1 (0.26%) Nagios
12 1 (0.26%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
12 1 (0.26%) vMotion
12 1 (0.26%) XenMobile
12 1 (0.26%) ZABBIX
Vendors
1 162 (42.30%) Microsoft
2 72 (18.80%) Cisco
3 70 (18.28%) VMware
4 45 (11.75%) HP
5 41 (10.70%) Citrix
5 41 (10.70%) Oracle
6 38 (9.92%) Veeam
7 32 (8.36%) McAfee
8 24 (6.27%) Juniper
9 16 (4.18%) EMC
10 15 (3.92%) BMC
11 12 (3.13%) Red Hat
12 11 (2.87%) 3PAR
13 10 (2.61%) Bloomberg
13 10 (2.61%) CheckPoint
13 10 (2.61%) Reuters
13 10 (2.61%) Veritas
14 9 (2.35%) FactSet
15 7 (1.83%) IBM
15 7 (1.83%) Riverbed