Period
to 24 November 2017

The median annual salary for a Transition Manager was £60,000 in advertised job vacancies during the 6 months to 24 November 2017.

The first table below provides salary benchmarking and summary statistics including a comparison to same period in the previous 2 years.

Transition Manager
UK
6 months to
24 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 1093 1040 1100
Rank change year-on-year -53 +60 -99
Permanent jobs requiring a Transition Manager 118 182 223
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.066% 0.096% 0.10%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.068% 0.100% 0.11%
Number of salaries quoted 73 144 147
UK median annual salary £60,000 £48,500 £57,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +23.71% -15.65% -4.17%
10th Percentile £42,500 £37,761 £41,250
90th Percentile £78,000 £66,250 £70,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £55,000 £47,500 £57,500
% change year-on-year +15.79% -17.39% -4.17%

The following table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all permanent IT job vacancies. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title that can be normalized. As such, the figures in the second row provide an indication of the number of permanent jobs in our overall sample.

All Permanent IT Job Vacancies
UK
Permanent vacancies in the UK with a recognized job title 172577 182568 211044
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 95.80% 96.48% 96.46%
Number of salaries quoted 138473 152713 175380
UK median annual salary £48,500 £47,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +2.11% +5.56% -
10th Percentile £27,500 £27,000 £26,250
90th Percentile £78,750 £77,500 £75,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £42,500 £42,500 £41,000
% change year-on-year - +3.66% +2.50%

Transition Manager
Job Vacancy Trend

Job postings that featured Transition Manager in the job title as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised.

Job vacancy trend for Transition Manager in the UK

Transition Manager
Salary Trend

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

Salary trend for Transition Manager in the UK

Transition Manager
Salary Histogram

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

Salary histogram for Transition Manager in the UK

Transition Manager
Top 14 Job Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Transition Manager 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 -26 110 £58,490 +20.60% 11
UK excluding London -16 71 £55,000 +15.79% 9
London +6 46 £62,500 +25.00% 2
South East +47 26 £49,500 -17.50% 2
Midlands +35 23 £55,000 +28.61% 3
West Midlands +20 19 £50,000 +16.92% 3
North of England -9 15 £65,000 +55.69% 2
North West -23 10 £65,000 +57.58%
Scotland -1 8 £77,500 +55.00%
East Midlands +30 4 £60,000 +42.86%
Yorkshire +6 4 - - 2
East of England -25 2 £42,500 -12.37% 1
South West +18 1 - - 1
North East +3 1 £38,000 +1.00%

Transition Manager Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills

For the 6 months to 24 November 2017, Transition Manager job roles required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads featuring Transition Manager in the job title.

1 101 (85.59%) ITIL
2 45 (38.14%) Service Design
3 44 (37.29%) Service Management
4 34 (28.81%) Transition Management
5 33 (27.97%) Project Management
6 31 (26.27%) Change Management
6 31 (26.27%) Stakeholder Management
6 31 (26.27%) Release Management
7 29 (24.58%) PRINCE2
8 26 (22.03%) Service Delivery
9 25 (21.19%) ITSM
10 24 (20.34%) Degree
11 22 (18.64%) ITIL Certification
12 20 (16.95%) Agile Software Development
13 19 (16.10%) Analytical Skills
14 18 (15.25%) Data Centre
15 17 (14.41%) ITIL V3
16 16 (13.56%) Acceptance Criteria
17 15 (12.71%) Finance
18 14 (11.86%) ISEB
19 12 (10.17%) Programme Management
20 11 (9.32%) Law
20 11 (9.32%) BMC
20 11 (9.32%) Remedy
20 11 (9.32%) Knowledge Management
20 11 (9.32%) Waterfall
20 11 (9.32%) Problem Management
20 11 (9.32%) Remedy ITSM
21 10 (8.47%) Coaching
21 10 (8.47%) ServiceNow

Transition Manager Skill Set
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 1 (0.85%) SharePoint
Business Applications
1 11 (9.32%) Remedy ITSM
2 3 (2.54%) Dynamics CRM
3 2 (1.69%) Dynamics AX
3 2 (1.69%) Dynamics NAV
4 1 (0.85%) Dynamics GP
Cloud Services
1 10 (8.47%) IaaS
1 10 (8.47%) SaaS
2 3 (2.54%) Cloud Computing
2 3 (2.54%) PaaS
3 2 (1.69%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 3 (2.54%) DHCP
1 3 (2.54%) DNS
1 3 (2.54%) Firewall
1 3 (2.54%) WAN
1 3 (2.54%) Wireless
2 1 (0.85%) LAN
2 1 (0.85%) SAN
2 1 (0.85%) WebEx
2 1 (0.85%) Wi-Fi
2 1 (0.85%) WLAN
General
1 15 (12.71%) Finance
2 11 (9.32%) Law
3 8 (6.78%) Retail
4 2 (1.69%) Advertising
4 2 (1.69%) Banking
4 2 (1.69%) Digital Economy
4 2 (1.69%) Financial Institution
4 2 (1.69%) Marketing
4 2 (1.69%) Publishing
4 2 (1.69%) Telecoms
5 1 (0.85%) Billing
5 1 (0.85%) Pharmaceutical
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (0.85%) .NET
1 1 (0.85%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 19 (16.10%) Analytical Skills
2 18 (15.25%) Data Centre
3 9 (7.63%) CMDB
3 9 (7.63%) User Experience
4 1 (0.85%) Driving Licence
4 1 (0.85%) NHS
4 1 (0.85%) Private Cloud
Operating Systems
1 1 (0.85%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 101 (85.59%) ITIL
2 45 (38.14%) Service Design
3 44 (37.29%) Service Management
4 34 (28.81%) Transition Management
5 33 (27.97%) Project Management
6 31 (26.27%) Change Management
6 31 (26.27%) Release Management
6 31 (26.27%) Stakeholder Management
7 29 (24.58%) PRINCE2
8 26 (22.03%) Service Delivery
9 25 (21.19%) ITSM
10 20 (16.95%) Agile Software Development
11 17 (14.41%) ITIL V3
12 16 (13.56%) Acceptance Criteria
13 12 (10.17%) Programme Management
14 11 (9.32%) Knowledge Management
14 11 (9.32%) Problem Management
14 11 (9.32%) Waterfall
15 10 (8.47%) Asset Management
15 10 (8.47%) Coaching
Programming Languages
1 1 (0.85%) C
Qualifications
1 24 (20.34%) Degree
2 22 (18.64%) ITIL Certification
3 14 (11.86%) ISEB
4 5 (4.24%) ISEB Practitioner
5 4 (3.39%) SC Cleared
5 4 (3.39%) Security Cleared
6 3 (2.54%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
7 2 (1.69%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
8 1 (0.85%) DBS Check
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (7.63%) SLA
2 8 (6.78%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 7 (5.93%) COBIT
4 2 (1.69%) PMO
5 1 (0.85%) ISO 9001
5 1 (0.85%) ISO/IEC 20000
5 1 (0.85%) QA
Vendors
1 11 (9.32%) BMC
1 11 (9.32%) Remedy
2 10 (8.47%) ServiceNow
3 7 (5.93%) CheckPoint
4 4 (3.39%) Microsoft
5 3 (2.54%) Cisco
6 1 (0.85%) Avature
6 1 (0.85%) Citrix