Period
to 19 August 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies with a requirement for Trend Analysis skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited Trend Analysis over the 6 months to 19 August 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Trend Analysis
UK
6 months to
19 Aug 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 836 940 817
Rank change year-on-year +104 -123 +62
Permanent jobs citing Trend Analysis 340 262 488
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.20% 0.15% 0.25%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.22% 0.16% 0.27%
Number of salaries quoted 242 203 333
UK median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - +5.88% -4.49%
10th Percentile £24,138 £25,000 £25,000
90th Percentile £85,000 £72,500 £73,750
UK excluding London median annual salary £42,000 £37,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year +12.00% -6.25% -

Trend Analysis 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 153,971 162,157 179,115
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 91.11% 91.53% 90.82%
Number of salaries quoted 122,527 129,139 149,493
UK median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £48,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +4.17% +1.05%
10th Percentile £29,000 £28,000 £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%

Trend Analysis
Job Vacancy Trend

Job postings citing Trend Analysis as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised.

Job vacancy trend for Trend Analysis in the UK

Trend Analysis
Salary Trend

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

Salary trend for Trend Analysis in the UK

Trend Analysis
Salary Histogram

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Trend Analysis over the 6 months to 19 August 2018.

Salary histogram for Trend Analysis in the UK

Trend Analysis
Top 14 Job Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Trend Analysis within the UK over the 6 months to 19 August 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 +84 330 £45,000 - 29
UK excluding London +129 243 £42,000 +12.00% 24
London +11 92 £47,500 -15.18% 6
South East +76 89 £45,000 -35.71% 3
North of England +47 54 £30,000 -20.00% 5
East of England +24 50 £40,000 +6.67% 3
Midlands +29 30 £41,500 +36.07% 9
Yorkshire +49 27 £25,052 -23.77% 2
North West +34 26 £35,500 +0.71% 2
East Midlands +16 19 £41,500 +69.39% 5
South West +14 14 £47,500 +53.23% 3
West Midlands +19 11 £62,500 +63.40% 4
Scotland -14 6 £65,000 +128.07% 1
North East -21 1 £35,000 -6.67% 1

For the 6 months to 19 August 2018, IT jobs citing Trend Analysis 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 Trend Analysis.

1 171 (50.29%) ITIL
2 99 (29.12%) Service Management
3 98 (28.82%) Finance
3 98 (28.82%) Problem-Solving
4 95 (27.94%) Problem Management
5 88 (25.88%) SQL
6 87 (25.59%) Analytical Skills
7 81 (23.82%) Microsoft
8 76 (22.35%) VMware
9 75 (22.06%) Incident Management
10 68 (20.00%) Active Directory
10 68 (20.00%) Windows
11 61 (17.94%) Service Delivery
12 56 (16.47%) SQL Server
13 55 (16.18%) ITIL V3
13 55 (16.18%) Capacity Management
14 54 (15.88%) SLA
15 52 (15.29%) Red Hat
15 52 (15.29%) VMware Infrastructure
16 49 (14.41%) Root Cause Analysis
17 48 (14.12%) Linux
18 47 (13.82%) Self-Motivation
19 45 (13.24%) Cisco Certification
20 44 (12.94%) Microsoft Excel
20 44 (12.94%) Analytics
20 44 (12.94%) Degree
21 42 (12.35%) Capacity Planning
22 41 (12.06%) SAN
23 40 (11.76%) Retail
24 39 (11.47%) Firewall

Trend Analysis
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 17 (5.00%) SharePoint
2 12 (3.53%) IIS
3 8 (2.35%) MS Exchange
4 6 (1.76%) Exchange Server 2010
5 5 (1.47%) Apache
6 4 (1.18%) nginx
6 4 (1.18%) SAS
6 4 (1.18%) Skype for Business
7 3 (0.88%) SharePoint Server
8 2 (0.59%) WebLogic
9 1 (0.29%) Apache Pig
9 1 (0.29%) Apache Spark
9 1 (0.29%) Exchange Server 2013
9 1 (0.29%) Jupyter
9 1 (0.29%) WordPress
Applications
1 44 (12.94%) Microsoft Excel
2 30 (8.82%) Microsoft Office
3 23 (6.76%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 6 (1.76%) MS Visio
5 3 (0.88%) SPSS
6 2 (0.59%) Stata
7 1 (0.29%) Microsoft Project
Business Applications
1 4 (1.18%) Remedy ITSM
2 1 (0.29%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 23 (6.76%) Microsoft Azure
2 19 (5.59%) Office 365
3 12 (3.53%) Amazon AWS
4 11 (3.24%) SaaS
5 5 (1.47%) OneDrive
6 4 (1.18%) G Suite
7 3 (0.88%) Azure Active Directory
8 2 (0.59%) IaaS
9 1 (0.29%) Amazon EMR
9 1 (0.29%) Amazon Kinesis
9 1 (0.29%) Amazon SageMaker
9 1 (0.29%) AWS Lambda
9 1 (0.29%) Serverless
Communications & Networking
1 41 (12.06%) SAN
2 39 (11.47%) Firewall
3 32 (9.41%) Wireshark
4 30 (8.82%) Intrusion Detection
5 27 (7.94%) NAS
6 18 (5.29%) TCP/IP
7 11 (3.24%) LAN
7 11 (3.24%) VPN
7 11 (3.24%) WAN
8 10 (2.94%) DHCP
8 10 (2.94%) DNS
9 9 (2.65%) Internet
10 7 (2.06%) FTP
10 7 (2.06%) Wi-Fi
11 6 (1.76%) HTTP
11 6 (1.76%) Skype
11 6 (1.76%) SMTP
11 6 (1.76%) SSH
12 5 (1.47%) Extranet
12 5 (1.47%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 56 (16.47%) SQL Server
2 32 (9.41%) Oracle Database
2 32 (9.41%) PostgreSQL
3 15 (4.41%) Data Mining
4 12 (3.53%) RDBMS
4 12 (3.53%) Relational Database
4 12 (3.53%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 12 (3.53%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 9 (2.65%) DTS
6 8 (2.35%) Oracle Exadata
6 8 (2.35%) SQL Server 2008
7 6 (1.76%) MySQL
7 6 (1.76%) SQL Server 2012
7 6 (1.76%) SQL Server 2014
7 6 (1.76%) SQL Server 2016
8 4 (1.18%) NoSQL
8 4 (1.18%) Oracle Reports
9 3 (0.88%) BusinessObjects
10 2 (0.59%) Azure SQL Database
10 2 (0.59%) Big Data
Development Applications
1 6 (1.76%) Git (software)
2 5 (1.47%) Subversion
3 3 (0.88%) JIRA
3 3 (0.88%) Team Foundation Server
3 3 (0.88%) Visual Studio
4 1 (0.29%) Grunt
4 1 (0.29%) gulp
4 1 (0.29%) webpack
General
1 98 (28.82%) Finance
2 40 (11.76%) Retail
3 25 (7.35%) Telecoms
4 20 (5.88%) Banking
5 14 (4.12%) Marketing
6 8 (2.35%) Billing
7 7 (2.06%) Local Government
8 4 (1.18%) Private Banking
9 3 (0.88%) Front Office
9 3 (0.88%) Games
10 2 (0.59%) Electronics
10 2 (0.59%) German Language
10 2 (0.59%) Manufacturing
10 2 (0.59%) Publishing
11 1 (0.29%) Automotive
11 1 (0.29%) Financial Institution
11 1 (0.29%) Investment Banking
11 1 (0.29%) Law
Job Titles
1 111 (32.65%) Analyst
2 41 (12.06%) DBA
3 38 (11.18%) Service Manager
4 37 (10.88%) Administrator
4 37 (10.88%) Problem Manager
5 31 (9.12%) SOC Analyst
6 27 (7.94%) Service Analyst
7 24 (7.06%) Incident Manager
7 24 (7.06%) IT Manager
8 23 (6.76%) Incident and Problem Manager
9 21 (6.18%) Oracle DBA
9 21 (6.18%) Support Engineer
10 20 (5.88%) PostgreSQL DBA
10 20 (5.88%) Senior DBA
11 18 (5.29%) SIEM Analyst
12 17 (5.00%) Senior Oracle DBA
13 16 (4.71%) Major Incident Manager
13 16 (4.71%) SOC Engineer
14 15 (4.41%) Network Engineer
15 14 (4.12%) Data Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (2.35%) HTML
1 8 (2.35%) Node.js
2 7 (2.06%) Flash
3 6 (1.76%) CSS
4 5 (1.47%) .NET
4 5 (1.47%) ASP.NET
5 4 (1.18%) REST
6 3 (0.88%) HTML5
7 2 (0.59%) .NET Framework
7 2 (0.59%) AngularJS
7 2 (0.59%) Ember.js
7 2 (0.59%) J2EE
7 2 (0.59%) jQuery
7 2 (0.59%) Spring
7 2 (0.59%) Spring Boot
7 2 (0.59%) Spring Security
8 1 (0.29%) NumPy
8 1 (0.29%) Pandas
8 1 (0.29%) React
8 1 (0.29%) scikit-learn
Miscellaneous
1 87 (25.59%) Analytical Skills
2 47 (13.82%) Self-Motivation
3 38 (11.18%) Clustering
4 27 (7.94%) Management Information System
5 23 (6.76%) Cyber Kill Chain
6 15 (4.41%) Cyberthreat
7 10 (2.94%) EPoS
7 10 (2.94%) Handset
8 7 (2.06%) Data Centre
8 7 (2.06%) Wiki
9 6 (1.76%) Computer Science
9 6 (1.76%) Virtual Team
10 5 (1.47%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
10 5 (1.47%) Mobile App
10 5 (1.47%) Social Media
11 3 (0.88%) Online Games
12 2 (0.59%) Credit Risk
12 2 (0.59%) FlexPod
12 2 (0.59%) IBM XIV
12 2 (0.59%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 68 (20.00%) Windows
2 48 (14.12%) Linux
3 27 (7.94%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 23 (6.76%) Windows Server
5 21 (6.18%) Windows 7
6 19 (5.59%) Windows 10
7 17 (5.00%) Windows Server 2008
8 15 (4.41%) Windows Server 2012
9 8 (2.35%) Unix
10 7 (2.06%) Oracle Linux
11 5 (1.47%) Mac OS X
12 2 (0.59%) Android
12 2 (0.59%) Solaris
13 1 (0.29%) Debian
Processes & Methodologies
1 171 (50.29%) ITIL
2 99 (29.12%) Service Management
3 98 (28.82%) Problem-Solving
4 95 (27.94%) Problem Management
5 75 (22.06%) Incident Management
6 61 (17.94%) Service Delivery
7 55 (16.18%) Capacity Management
7 55 (16.18%) ITIL V3
8 49 (14.41%) Root Cause Analysis
9 44 (12.94%) Analytics
10 42 (12.35%) Capacity Planning
11 39 (11.47%) Cybersecurity
12 36 (10.59%) ITSM
13 35 (10.29%) Disaster Recovery
13 35 (10.29%) High Availability
14 34 (10.00%) Information Security
15 33 (9.71%) Change Management
15 33 (9.71%) Continuous Integration
16 32 (9.41%) SIEM
17 30 (8.82%) Change Control
Programming Languages
1 88 (25.88%) SQL
2 12 (3.53%) PowerShell
3 9 (2.65%) T-SQL
4 8 (2.35%) C
5 7 (2.06%) Bash Shell
5 7 (2.06%) R
5 7 (2.06%) VB
6 6 (1.76%) Java
6 6 (1.76%) JavaScript
6 6 (1.76%) PL/SQL
6 6 (1.76%) Python
7 4 (1.18%) C++
7 4 (1.18%) Groovy
7 4 (1.18%) PHP
7 4 (1.18%) Ruby
8 2 (0.59%) C#
8 2 (0.59%) Java 8
8 2 (0.59%) Shell Script
8 2 (0.59%) VBA
8 2 (0.59%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 45 (13.24%) Cisco Certification
2 44 (12.94%) Degree
3 34 (10.00%) Microsoft Certification
4 30 (8.82%) CCNP
4 30 (8.82%) MCSE
5 27 (7.94%) CISSP
6 25 (7.35%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
7 24 (7.06%) SSCP
8 23 (6.76%) (ISC)2 CCSP
8 23 (6.76%) CCIE
8 23 (6.76%) CCIE Security
8 23 (6.76%) CCSP
8 23 (6.76%) CSSLP
8 23 (6.76%) GCWN
8 23 (6.76%) ISSAP
8 23 (6.76%) ISSEP
8 23 (6.76%) RHCA
8 23 (6.76%) SANS
8 23 (6.76%) VCAP
8 23 (6.76%) VCDX
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 54 (15.88%) SLA
2 10 (2.94%) QA
3 9 (2.65%) Data Quality
4 5 (1.47%) ISO/IEC 20000
4 5 (1.47%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 2 (0.59%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
6 1 (0.29%) PMO
System Software
1 68 (20.00%) Active Directory
2 52 (15.29%) VMware Infrastructure
3 10 (2.94%) vSphere
4 9 (2.65%) ISA Server
4 9 (2.65%) XenApp
5 8 (2.35%) XenDesktop
6 7 (2.06%) Firmware
6 7 (2.06%) Oracle RAC
7 4 (1.18%) Varnish
8 2 (0.59%) Hyper-V
8 2 (0.59%) Terminal Server
9 1 (0.29%) Docker
9 1 (0.29%) Microsoft App-V
9 1 (0.29%) Virtual Desktop
9 1 (0.29%) VMware ESXi
9 1 (0.29%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 27 (7.94%) Opscode Chef
2 25 (7.35%) RSA Security Analytics
3 24 (7.06%) SCCM
4 11 (3.24%) Data Guard
5 7 (2.06%) Ansible
5 7 (2.06%) Microsoft Intune
6 5 (1.47%) AirWatch
7 4 (1.18%) Grafana
7 4 (1.18%) Graphite
7 4 (1.18%) HAProxy
7 4 (1.18%) Nagios
7 4 (1.18%) OpenView
8 3 (0.88%) WSUS
9 2 (0.59%) CA Wily
9 2 (0.59%) FortiGate
9 2 (0.59%) SnapMirror
9 2 (0.59%) SnapVault
9 2 (0.59%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
9 2 (0.59%) vCenter Server
9 2 (0.59%) vMotion
Vendors
1 81 (23.82%) Microsoft
2 76 (22.35%) VMware
3 52 (15.29%) Red Hat
4 35 (10.29%) Oracle
5 32 (9.41%) Splunk
6 30 (8.82%) Cisco
7 27 (7.94%) Citrix
8 26 (7.65%) Symantec
9 17 (5.00%) ServiceNow
10 10 (2.94%) Capita
11 8 (2.35%) SolarWinds
11 8 (2.35%) Sun
11 8 (2.35%) Xerox
12 7 (2.06%) Remedy
13 6 (1.76%) Google
14 5 (1.47%) Forcepoint
14 5 (1.47%) SAP
14 5 (1.47%) Tableau
15 4 (1.18%) Cognizant
15 4 (1.18%) Fujitsu