Period
to 24 November 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies with a requirement for Strategic Planning skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited Strategic Planning over the 6 months to 24 November 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Strategic Planning
UK
6 months to
24 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 726 800 752
Rank change year-on-year +74 -48 +18
Permanent jobs citing Strategic Planning 516 433 634
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.29% 0.23% 0.29%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.32% 0.26% 0.33%
Number of salaries quoted 302 318 465
UK median annual salary £57,500 £62,250 £60,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -7.63% +3.75% -7.69%
10th Percentile £36,825 £35,000 £36,250
90th Percentile £97,500 £115,375 £95,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £52,500 £55,000 £57,500
% change year-on-year -4.55% -4.35% +4.55%

Strategic Planning 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 161950 169183 194286
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 89.90% 89.41% 88.80%
Number of salaries quoted 127926 140515 160119
UK median annual salary £50,000 £49,500 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +1.01% +4.21% +5.56%
10th Percentile £28,750 £28,000 £27,500
90th Percentile £80,000 £79,800 £77,500
UK excluding London median annual salary £44,000 £42,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year +3.53% - +6.25%

Strategic Planning
Job Vacancy Trend

Job postings citing Strategic Planning as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised.

Job vacancy trend for Strategic Planning in the UK

Strategic Planning
Salary Trend

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

Salary trend for Strategic Planning in the UK

Strategic Planning
Salary Histogram

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Strategic Planning over the 6 months to 24 November 2017.

Salary histogram for Strategic Planning in the UK

Strategic Planning
Top 15 Job Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Strategic Planning within the UK over the 6 months to 24 November 2017. 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 +120 491 £57,500 -8.00% 26
UK excluding London +73 265 £52,500 -4.55% 19
London +59 241 £67,500 -6.90% 9
South East +80 127 £47,500 -16.67% 5
North of England +32 52 £52,500 - 6
North West -4 38 £50,000 -4.76% 5
Midlands +23 34 £52,500 -6.67% 1
East of England +15 24 £52,500 +5.00% 3
West Midlands +2 21 £45,000 -23.40%
Scotland -8 14 £34,500 -29.23% 1
East Midlands +36 13 £60,000 +9.09% 1
South West +15 12 £65,000 +8.33% 2
Yorkshire +23 11 £52,500 -4.55% 1
North East - 3 £60,000 -
Wales +18 2 £75,000 +114.29% 1

For the 6 months to 24 November 2017, IT jobs citing Strategic Planning also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads with a requirement for Strategic Planning.

1 278 (53.88%) Finance
2 117 (22.67%) Degree
3 89 (17.25%) Product Management
3 89 (17.25%) Management Information System
4 84 (16.28%) Agile Software Development
5 83 (16.09%) Analytical Skills
6 81 (15.70%) Project Management
7 79 (15.31%) Banking
8 74 (14.34%) Computer Science
8 74 (14.34%) Microsoft
9 70 (13.57%) ITIL
10 69 (13.37%) Stakeholder Management
10 69 (13.37%) Asset Management
11 67 (12.98%) Marketing
12 63 (12.21%) Retail Banking
12 63 (12.21%) Wealth Management
12 63 (12.21%) Investment Banking
13 59 (11.43%) Enterprise Architecture
13 59 (11.43%) Computer Science Degree
14 55 (10.66%) Active Directory
15 53 (10.27%) IT Strategy
16 52 (10.08%) Firewall
17 51 (9.88%) Information Security
18 50 (9.69%) SDLC
19 48 (9.30%) Continuous Improvement
19 48 (9.30%) Windows
19 48 (9.30%) Network Security
20 46 (8.91%) Change Management
21 44 (8.53%) CISSP
22 43 (8.33%) CISM

Strategic Planning
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 11 (2.13%) SharePoint
2 4 (0.78%) Apache
2 4 (0.78%) MS Exchange
3 3 (0.58%) CloudStack
3 3 (0.58%) CMS
3 3 (0.58%) IIS
3 3 (0.58%) OpenStack
4 2 (0.39%) Exchange Server 2013
5 1 (0.19%) BizTalk Server
5 1 (0.19%) Exchange Server 2010
5 1 (0.19%) Skype for Business
5 1 (0.19%) WebSphere
5 1 (0.19%) WebSphere Application Server
Applications
1 26 (5.04%) Microsoft Office
2 24 (4.65%) Microsoft Excel
3 12 (2.33%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 11 (2.13%) Microsoft Project
5 2 (0.39%) MS Visio
6 1 (0.19%) Chatbot
6 1 (0.19%) Revit
Business Applications
1 10 (1.94%) SAP S/4HANA
2 9 (1.74%) Dynamics AX
3 8 (1.55%) Magento
4 5 (0.97%) Cognos TM1
5 4 (0.78%) Dynamics CRM
6 2 (0.39%) SAP MM
6 2 (0.39%) SAP SD
7 1 (0.19%) Bloomberg TOMS
7 1 (0.19%) Dynamics GP
7 1 (0.19%) Dynamics NAV
7 1 (0.19%) Sage X3
7 1 (0.19%) Unica
7 1 (0.19%) Unit4 Business World
Cloud Services
1 30 (5.81%) SaaS
2 20 (3.88%) Microsoft Azure
3 16 (3.10%) IaaS
4 15 (2.91%) PaaS
5 14 (2.71%) Office 365
6 11 (2.13%) Amazon AWS
7 3 (0.58%) Dynamics 365
8 1 (0.19%) Amazon EC2
8 1 (0.19%) Amazon S3
8 1 (0.19%) Cloudflare
8 1 (0.19%) CloudFront
8 1 (0.19%) Salesforce Service Cloud
8 1 (0.19%) Silverpop
8 1 (0.19%) Veeva
Communications & Networking
1 52 (10.08%) Firewall
2 48 (9.30%) Network Security
3 22 (4.26%) SAN
4 15 (2.91%) WAN
5 14 (2.71%) LAN
6 12 (2.33%) Wireless
7 10 (1.94%) Internet
7 10 (1.94%) Unified Communications
8 8 (1.55%) DNS
8 8 (1.55%) PPP
8 8 (1.55%) VoIP
9 6 (1.16%) DHCP
9 6 (1.16%) Intranet
10 5 (0.97%) Cisco ASA
10 5 (0.97%) MPLS
10 5 (0.97%) VPN
10 5 (0.97%) Wi-Fi
11 4 (0.78%) TCP/IP
11 4 (0.78%) VLAN
11 4 (0.78%) WLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 31 (6.01%) SQL Server
2 13 (2.52%) Data Warehouse
3 11 (2.13%) Relational Database
4 9 (1.74%) NoSQL
5 8 (1.55%) GIS
6 7 (1.36%) Big Data
6 7 (1.36%) SAP HANA
7 5 (0.97%) QlikView
8 4 (0.78%) BusinessObjects
8 4 (0.78%) DB2
8 4 (0.78%) Essbase
8 4 (0.78%) MOLAP
8 4 (0.78%) MySQL
8 4 (0.78%) OLAP
8 4 (0.78%) Oracle OLAP
8 4 (0.78%) SQL Server 2012
9 3 (0.58%) Blockchain
9 3 (0.58%) Oracle Database
9 3 (0.58%) SQL Server Analysis Services
9 3 (0.58%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 6 (1.16%) SoapUI
2 3 (0.58%) Visual Studio
3 2 (0.39%) Git (software)
3 2 (0.39%) JIRA
4 1 (0.19%) Cucumber
4 1 (0.19%) Selenium
4 1 (0.19%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 278 (53.88%) Finance
2 79 (15.31%) Banking
3 67 (12.98%) Marketing
4 63 (12.21%) Investment Banking
4 63 (12.21%) Retail Banking
5 40 (7.75%) Retail
6 34 (6.59%) Legal
7 29 (5.62%) Telecoms
8 12 (2.33%) Advertising
9 10 (1.94%) Back Office
10 9 (1.74%) Front Office
11 8 (1.55%) Digital Economy
11 8 (1.55%) Manufacturing
12 5 (0.97%) Local Government
13 4 (0.78%) Billing
14 1 (0.19%) Aerospace
14 1 (0.19%) Financial Institution
14 1 (0.19%) Games
14 1 (0.19%) Law
14 1 (0.19%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 61 (11.82%) IT Manager
2 57 (11.05%) Analyst
3 53 (10.27%) Product Manager
4 37 (7.17%) Architect
5 36 (6.98%) IT Services Manager
6 33 (6.40%) Service Manager
7 30 (5.81%) Chief Technology Officer
8 29 (5.62%) Project Manager
9 28 (5.43%) Information Analyst
9 28 (5.43%) Information Security Analyst
9 28 (5.43%) Security Analyst
10 23 (4.46%) Developer
11 22 (4.26%) Systems Engineer
12 21 (4.07%) Consultant
13 18 (3.49%) Head of IT
14 16 (3.10%) Operations Manager
14 16 (3.10%) Senior Manager
15 15 (2.91%) Team Leader
16 13 (2.52%) Business Manager
16 13 (2.52%) Security Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 17 (3.29%) .NET
2 15 (2.91%) HTML
2 15 (2.91%) J2EE
3 14 (2.71%) CSS
4 12 (2.33%) Hibernate
4 12 (2.33%) Spring
5 10 (1.94%) CSS3
5 10 (1.94%) HTML5
6 9 (1.74%) jQuery
7 8 (1.55%) Web Services
8 7 (1.36%) SAP Fiori
8 7 (1.36%) SAPUI5
9 6 (1.16%) SOAP
10 5 (0.97%) Middleware
10 5 (0.97%) XML
10 5 (0.97%) XML Messaging
11 4 (0.78%) AngularJS
11 4 (0.78%) SAP PI
12 2 (0.39%) Laravel
12 2 (0.39%) Symfony
Miscellaneous
1 89 (17.25%) Management Information System
2 83 (16.09%) Analytical Skills
3 74 (14.34%) Computer Science
4 34 (6.59%) Data Centre
5 9 (1.74%) Fintech
5 9 (1.74%) Reinsurance
6 8 (1.55%) User Experience
7 7 (1.36%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
7 7 (1.36%) Mobile App
8 4 (0.78%) NHS
8 4 (0.78%) Public Cloud
8 4 (0.78%) Virtual Team
9 3 (0.58%) Derivative
9 3 (0.58%) Enterprise Software
9 3 (0.58%) Private Cloud
9 3 (0.58%) Smart Meter
10 2 (0.39%) Client/Server
10 2 (0.39%) Life Science
10 2 (0.39%) Mainframe
10 2 (0.39%) PMI
Operating Systems
1 48 (9.30%) Windows
2 21 (4.07%) Windows Server
3 16 (3.10%) Linux
4 10 (1.94%) Unix
5 6 (1.16%) Windows Server 2012
6 4 (0.78%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 4 (0.78%) Windows Server 2003
6 4 (0.78%) Windows Server 2008
7 3 (0.58%) HPUX
8 2 (0.39%) Android
8 2 (0.39%) Apple iOS
8 2 (0.39%) Ubuntu
9 1 (0.19%) AIX
9 1 (0.19%) CentOS
9 1 (0.19%) Windows 10
9 1 (0.19%) Windows 7
9 1 (0.19%) Windows 8
9 1 (0.19%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 89 (17.25%) Product Management
2 84 (16.28%) Agile Software Development
3 81 (15.70%) Project Management
4 70 (13.57%) ITIL
5 69 (13.37%) Asset Management
5 69 (13.37%) Stakeholder Management
6 63 (12.21%) Wealth Management
7 59 (11.43%) Enterprise Architecture
8 53 (10.27%) IT Strategy
9 51 (9.88%) Information Security
10 50 (9.69%) SDLC
11 48 (9.30%) Continuous Improvement
12 46 (8.91%) Change Management
13 39 (7.56%) Line Management
14 38 (7.36%) Risk Analysis
14 38 (7.36%) Risk Management
14 38 (7.36%) Service Delivery
14 38 (7.36%) Visualisation
15 37 (7.17%) IT Governance
15 37 (7.17%) Mentoring
Programming Languages
1 41 (7.95%) SQL
2 18 (3.49%) Java
3 16 (3.10%) PowerShell
4 11 (2.13%) JavaScript
5 6 (1.16%) C#
6 5 (0.97%) Bash Shell
6 5 (0.97%) PHP
6 5 (0.97%) VBScript
7 4 (0.78%) Apex Code
7 4 (0.78%) Python
7 4 (0.78%) VBA
8 3 (0.58%) R
9 2 (0.39%) C
9 2 (0.39%) C++
9 2 (0.39%) Perl
9 2 (0.39%) Shell Script
9 2 (0.39%) VB
Qualifications
1 117 (22.67%) Degree
2 59 (11.43%) Computer Science Degree
3 44 (8.53%) CISSP
4 43 (8.33%) CISM
5 29 (5.62%) CRISC
5 29 (5.62%) GIAC
6 28 (5.43%) Master's Degree
7 17 (3.29%) Microsoft Certification
8 14 (2.71%) MCSA
9 13 (2.52%) PRINCE2 Certification
9 13 (2.52%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
10 11 (2.13%) MBA
10 11 (2.13%) MCSE
11 9 (1.74%) CCNP
11 9 (1.74%) Cisco Certification
12 7 (1.36%) CISA
12 7 (1.36%) ISEB
13 6 (1.16%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
13 6 (1.16%) MCP
14 5 (0.97%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 43 (8.33%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 37 (7.17%) Data Quality
3 20 (3.88%) QA
4 18 (3.49%) PMO
5 8 (1.55%) Dodd-Frank
5 8 (1.55%) EMIR
5 8 (1.55%) SLA
6 6 (1.16%) ISO/IEC 20000
7 5 (0.97%) COBIT
8 4 (0.78%) COSO
8 4 (0.78%) ISO 31000
8 4 (0.78%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
8 4 (0.78%) ISO/IEC 27005
8 4 (0.78%) PCI DSS
9 3 (0.58%) BS25999
10 2 (0.39%) Actionable Recommendations
10 2 (0.39%) Disclosure Scotland
10 2 (0.39%) P3O
10 2 (0.39%) PMBOK
System Software
1 55 (10.66%) Active Directory
2 24 (4.65%) VMware Infrastructure
3 9 (1.74%) Hyper-V
4 8 (1.55%) Virtual Servers
5 7 (1.36%) SAP ITS
6 5 (0.97%) Microsoft Virtual Server
6 5 (0.97%) VMware ESXi
7 3 (0.58%) Terminal Server
7 3 (0.58%) Virtual Machines
7 3 (0.58%) vSphere
8 2 (0.39%) Docker
8 2 (0.39%) Terminal Services
8 2 (0.39%) Virtual Desktop
8 2 (0.39%) XenApp
8 2 (0.39%) XenDesktop
9 1 (0.19%) vCloud
Systems Management
1 6 (1.16%) SCOM
2 5 (0.97%) Backup Exec
3 4 (0.78%) SCCM
3 4 (0.78%) SmoothWall
3 4 (0.78%) WebSphere Cast Iron
4 2 (0.39%) AirWatch
4 2 (0.39%) Failover Clustering
4 2 (0.39%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
4 2 (0.39%) NetBackup
4 2 (0.39%) SCDPM
4 2 (0.39%) Terraform
4 2 (0.39%) WSUS
5 1 (0.19%) FortiGate
5 1 (0.19%) Opscode Chef
5 1 (0.19%) XenMobile
Vendors
1 74 (14.34%) Microsoft
2 40 (7.75%) VMware
3 26 (5.04%) SAP
4 18 (3.49%) Cisco
5 17 (3.29%) Oracle
6 15 (2.91%) HP
7 12 (2.33%) ServiceNow
8 11 (2.13%) NetApp
8 11 (2.13%) Salesforce.com
9 9 (1.74%) Citrix
10 8 (1.55%) Pega
11 6 (1.16%) Concur
11 6 (1.16%) Dell
11 6 (1.16%) Tableau
12 5 (0.97%) 3PAR
12 5 (0.97%) Cognos
12 5 (0.97%) IBM
12 5 (0.97%) ProCurve
13 4 (0.78%) Hyperion
13 4 (0.78%) Juniper