Period
to 22 November 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in the West Midlands with a requirement for Change Control skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited Change Control over the 6 months to 22 November 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Change Control
England > West Midlands
6 months to
22 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 172 172 205
Rank change year-on-year 0 +33 -8
Permanent jobs citing Change Control 169 181 119
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands 1.66% 1.58% 1.10%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.87% 1.77% 1.26%
Number of salaries quoted 121 81 109
West Midlands median annual salary £45,000 £42,500 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.88% -10.53% +18.75%
10th Percentile £32,000 £23,750 £34,485
90th Percentile £85,000 £57,500 £70,000
England median annual salary £45,000 £47,500 £50,000
% change year-on-year -5.26% -5.00% +11.11%

Change Control 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 advertised in the West Midlands with a requirement for process or methodology skills.

All Process and Methodology Skills
West Midlands
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for process or methodology skills 9038 10239 9441
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands 88.88% 89.15% 87.61%
Number of salaries quoted 7312 8003 7793
West Midlands median annual salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
10th Percentile £25,500 £25,000 £24,750
90th Percentile £65,000 £63,750 £64,500
England median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £47,500
% change year-on-year - +5.26% +5.56%

Change Control
Job Vacancy Trend in the West Midlands

Job postings citing Change Control as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands.

Job vacancy trend for Change Control in the West Midlands

Change Control
Salary Trend in the West Midlands

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Change Control in the West Midlands.

Salary trend for Change Control in the West Midlands

Change Control
Salary Histogram in the West Midlands

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Change Control in the West Midlands over the 6 months to 22 November 2017.

Salary histogram for Change Control in the West Midlands

Change Control
Job Locations in the West Midlands

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Change Control within the West Midlands region over the 6 months to 22 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
Birmingham +7 96 £42,500 -5.56% 2
Staffordshire +10 21 £100,000 +175.86%
Warwickshire +3 14 £39,500 +6.76% 1
Coventry +3 14 £36,500 -26.26% 3
Shropshire -18 5 £32,500 -5.67%
Solihull -7 2 £70,000 +64.71%
Herefordshire - 1 £50,000 - 1
Smethwick - 1 £50,000 -
Worcestershire - 1 £37,500 -
Change Control
England

For the 6 months to 22 November 2017, IT jobs citing Change Control also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the West Midlands region with a requirement for Change Control.

1 70 (41.42%) Project Management
2 60 (35.50%) Microsoft
3 41 (24.26%) PRINCE2
4 39 (23.08%) ITIL
5 37 (21.89%) Finance
5 37 (21.89%) Agile Software Development
6 36 (21.30%) Data Centre
7 30 (17.75%) Service Delivery
8 29 (17.16%) Project Planning
9 27 (15.98%) Microsoft Office
10 25 (14.79%) Windows
11 24 (14.20%) Change Management
11 24 (14.20%) Presales
12 23 (13.61%) Service Management
13 20 (11.83%) SQL Server
13 20 (11.83%) Analytical Skills
13 20 (11.83%) Degree
14 19 (11.24%) .NET
15 18 (10.65%) C#
16 17 (10.06%) Stakeholder Management
16 17 (10.06%) CCTV
16 17 (10.06%) Work Breakdown Structure
17 16 (9.47%) ServiceNow
17 16 (9.47%) Linux
17 16 (9.47%) Cisco
18 15 (8.88%) Microsoft Excel
18 15 (8.88%) SQL
18 15 (8.88%) Active Directory
18 15 (8.88%) PRINCE2 Certification
18 15 (8.88%) Capacity Planning

Change Control
Co-occurring IT Skills in the West Midlands 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 14 (8.28%) SharePoint
2 5 (2.96%) CMS
3 4 (2.37%) Apache
3 4 (2.37%) Confluence
3 4 (2.37%) IIS
3 4 (2.37%) MS Exchange
4 3 (1.78%) BizTalk Server
4 3 (1.78%) nginx
4 3 (1.78%) Oracle SOA Suite
4 3 (1.78%) SharePoint Server
5 1 (0.59%) SugarCRM
Applications
1 27 (15.98%) Microsoft Office
2 15 (8.88%) Microsoft Excel
3 10 (5.92%) Microsoft Project
4 5 (2.96%) Simulink
5 4 (2.37%) Open Workbench
6 3 (1.78%) MS Visio
7 2 (1.18%) Microsoft PowerPoint
7 2 (1.18%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 12 (7.10%) SAP R/3
2 7 (4.14%) Workfront
3 2 (1.18%) Dynamics AX
3 2 (1.18%) Oracle Applications
3 2 (1.18%) Oracle EBS
3 2 (1.18%) Oracle ERP
4 1 (0.59%) Dynamics CRM
4 1 (0.59%) NetSuite
Cloud Services
1 14 (8.28%) Office 365
2 8 (4.73%) IaaS
2 8 (4.73%) PaaS
2 8 (4.73%) SaaS
3 5 (2.96%) Microsoft Azure
4 3 (1.78%) Amazon AWS
4 3 (1.78%) Cloud Computing
5 1 (0.59%) Azure Active Directory
5 1 (0.59%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 14 (8.28%) Extranet
1 14 (8.28%) Firewall
2 13 (7.69%) TCP/IP
3 10 (5.92%) Network Security
4 9 (5.33%) WAN
5 8 (4.73%) BGP
5 8 (4.73%) Cisco Nexus
6 7 (4.14%) DNS
6 7 (4.14%) LAN
7 6 (3.55%) EIGRP
7 6 (3.55%) Unified Communications
7 6 (3.55%) Wireless
8 5 (2.96%) Cisco ASA
8 5 (2.96%) Cisco Wireless
8 5 (2.96%) DHCP
8 5 (2.96%) WLAN
9 4 (2.37%) IPsec
9 4 (2.37%) Profibus
9 4 (2.37%) VPLS
9 4 (2.37%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 20 (11.83%) SQL Server
2 7 (4.14%) BusinessObjects
2 7 (4.14%) MS Access
3 6 (3.55%) QlikView
4 4 (2.37%) Big Data
4 4 (2.37%) Data Warehouse
4 4 (2.37%) Oracle BI EE
4 4 (2.37%) Qlik Sense
5 3 (1.78%) Data Mart
6 2 (1.18%) Oracle Reports
7 1 (0.59%) Crystal Reports
7 1 (0.59%) MySQL
7 1 (0.59%) Oracle Database
7 1 (0.59%) PostgreSQL
7 1 (0.59%) SQL Server 2012
7 1 (0.59%) SQL Server 2016
7 1 (0.59%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 7 (4.14%) JIRA
2 5 (2.96%) Git (software)
2 5 (2.96%) Subversion
3 4 (2.37%) Atlassian Bamboo
3 4 (2.37%) SonarQube
4 3 (1.78%) Rational Rose
5 1 (0.59%) CANoe
5 1 (0.59%) GitLab
5 1 (0.59%) MSBuild
General
1 37 (21.89%) Finance
2 8 (4.73%) Marketing
3 7 (4.14%) Manufacturing
4 5 (2.96%) Retail
4 5 (2.96%) Telecoms
5 4 (2.37%) Billing
5 4 (2.37%) Electronics
5 4 (2.37%) Pharmaceutical
6 3 (1.78%) Automotive
6 3 (1.78%) Legal
7 1 (0.59%) Back Office
7 1 (0.59%) Banking
7 1 (0.59%) Investment Banking
7 1 (0.59%) Law
Job Titles
1 50 (29.59%) Project Manager
2 27 (15.98%) Analyst
3 24 (14.20%) Architect
4 17 (10.06%) Data Architect
4 17 (10.06%) Data Centre Architect
5 15 (8.88%) IT Manager
5 15 (8.88%) IT Project Manager
6 12 (7.10%) Developer
7 10 (5.92%) Business Analyst
7 10 (5.92%) SAP Manager
7 10 (5.92%) SAP Project Manager
8 9 (5.33%) Senior Analyst
8 9 (5.33%) Software Project Manager
8 9 (5.33%) Technical Analyst
9 8 (4.73%) Senior Technical Analyst
10 7 (4.14%) Network Specialist
11 6 (3.55%) 3rd Line Engineer
12 5 (2.96%) Solutions Architect
12 5 (2.96%) Technical Specialist
13 4 (2.37%) Project Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 19 (11.24%) .NET
2 4 (2.37%) HTML
2 4 (2.37%) Software Packaging
3 3 (1.78%) JMS
3 3 (1.78%) REST
3 3 (1.78%) Spring
3 3 (1.78%) Web Services
4 2 (1.18%) Oracle Fusion
5 1 (0.59%) ASP.NET
Miscellaneous
1 36 (21.30%) Data Centre
2 20 (11.83%) Analytical Skills
3 17 (10.06%) CCTV
4 15 (8.88%) Video Conferencing
5 11 (6.51%) Computer Science
6 4 (2.37%) Algorithms
6 4 (2.37%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
6 4 (2.37%) PMI
7 2 (1.18%) Client/Server
7 2 (1.18%) Management Information System
7 2 (1.18%) Mobile Computing
7 2 (1.18%) Security Operations Centre
8 1 (0.59%) CMDB
8 1 (0.59%) Digital Signage
8 1 (0.59%) Linux Command Line
8 1 (0.59%) Private Cloud
8 1 (0.59%) Public Cloud
8 1 (0.59%) Virtual Team
8 1 (0.59%) Wiki
Operating Systems
1 25 (14.79%) Windows
2 16 (9.47%) Linux
3 8 (4.73%) Windows Server
4 5 (2.96%) Unix
4 5 (2.96%) Windows 10
4 5 (2.96%) Windows 7
4 5 (2.96%) Windows Server 2008
4 5 (2.96%) Windows Server 2012
5 4 (2.37%) CentOS
5 4 (2.37%) VxWorks
6 3 (1.78%) Fedora
7 2 (1.18%) Android
7 2 (1.18%) Apple iOS
7 2 (1.18%) Windows Mobile
8 1 (0.59%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 70 (41.42%) Project Management
2 41 (24.26%) PRINCE2
3 39 (23.08%) ITIL
4 37 (21.89%) Agile Software Development
5 30 (17.75%) Service Delivery
6 29 (17.16%) Project Planning
7 24 (14.20%) Change Management
7 24 (14.20%) Presales
8 23 (13.61%) Service Management
9 17 (10.06%) Stakeholder Management
9 17 (10.06%) Work Breakdown Structure
10 15 (8.88%) Capacity Planning
10 15 (8.88%) Translating Business Requirements
11 13 (7.69%) Analytics
11 13 (7.69%) Business Analysis
12 12 (7.10%) SDLC
13 11 (6.51%) ERP
14 10 (5.92%) CRM
14 10 (5.92%) Performance Tuning
15 9 (5.33%) Line Management
Programming Languages
1 18 (10.65%) C#
2 15 (8.88%) PowerShell
2 15 (8.88%) SQL
3 14 (8.28%) VB.NET
4 10 (5.92%) C
5 7 (4.14%) VB
6 5 (2.96%) MATLAB
7 4 (2.37%) JavaScript
8 3 (1.78%) Java
8 3 (1.78%) T-SQL
9 2 (1.18%) Bash Shell
9 2 (1.18%) C++
9 2 (1.18%) VBScript
10 1 (0.59%) Python
10 1 (0.59%) Ruby
10 1 (0.59%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 20 (11.83%) Degree
2 15 (8.88%) PRINCE2 Certification
3 10 (5.92%) Cisco Certification
4 8 (4.73%) CCNP
5 7 (4.14%) ITIL Certification
6 5 (2.96%) CCNA
7 4 (2.37%) Microsoft Certification
7 4 (2.37%) PhD
7 4 (2.37%) PMI Certification
8 3 (1.78%) MBA
8 3 (1.78%) MCSA
8 3 (1.78%) MCSE
9 2 (1.18%) CEH
9 2 (1.18%) CISM
9 2 (1.18%) CISSP
9 2 (1.18%) GCIA
9 2 (1.18%) GCIH
9 2 (1.18%) GIAC
9 2 (1.18%) Network+ Certification
9 2 (1.18%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (6.51%) PMO
1 11 (6.51%) QA
2 4 (2.37%) IEC 61508
2 4 (2.37%) IEC 62304
3 2 (1.18%) ISO 26262
3 2 (1.18%) SLA
4 1 (0.59%) Data Quality
System Software
1 15 (8.88%) Active Directory
2 4 (2.37%) Postfix
3 2 (1.18%) Docker
4 1 (0.59%) iptables
4 1 (0.59%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 12 (7.10%) SCCM
2 8 (4.73%) Cisco CUCM
3 5 (2.96%) Nagios
4 4 (2.37%) Cisco UCCE
5 3 (1.78%) SCOM
5 3 (1.78%) Simpana
5 3 (1.78%) WSUS
6 2 (1.18%) Backup Exec
6 2 (1.18%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
6 2 (1.18%) NetBackup
6 2 (1.18%) Puppet
7 1 (0.59%) Ansible
7 1 (0.59%) Cisco IPCC
7 1 (0.59%) Cisco Prime
7 1 (0.59%) Cisco UCCX
7 1 (0.59%) Opscode Chef
7 1 (0.59%) Red Hat Spacewalk
7 1 (0.59%) SELinux
Vendors
1 60 (35.50%) Microsoft
2 16 (9.47%) Cisco
2 16 (9.47%) ServiceNow
3 13 (7.69%) SAP
4 11 (6.51%) SolarWinds
5 9 (5.33%) F5
6 7 (4.14%) LANDesk
6 7 (4.14%) Oracle
6 7 (4.14%) Remedy
7 5 (2.96%) CheckPoint
7 5 (2.96%) Red Hat
8 4 (2.37%) Atlassian
8 4 (2.37%) Cognos
8 4 (2.37%) Coverity
8 4 (2.37%) VMware
9 3 (1.78%) Casewise
9 3 (1.78%) CommVault
10 2 (1.18%) JD Edwards
11 1 (0.59%) IBM
11 1 (0.59%) NetApp