The table below looks at the statistics for the Technical Manager role in IT jobs advertised for the Birmingham region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Technical Manager in their job title over the 3 months to 19 December 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
19 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Technical Manager
Rank 113 115 101
Rank change year-on-year
+2 -14
Permanent jobs requiring a Technical Manager 17 7 7
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Birmingham 0.82% 0.37% 0.42%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.87% 0.40% 0.44%
Number of salaries quoted 17 7 7
Average salary £60,000 £50,000 £50,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+20.00% -
UK excluding London average salary £52,500 £50,000 £47,500
% change year-on-year
+5.00% +5.26%
Technical Manager
West Midlands

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in permanent jobs advertised in the Birmingham region. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title. As such the figures in the first row provide an indication of the total number of permanent jobs in the overall sample.

Job Titles Category
Birmingham
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
1964 1771 1587
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Birmingham 95.11% 94.20% 94.97%
Number of salaries quoted 1795 1575 1380
Average salary £40,000 £40,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- -5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,500 £25,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £62,500 £57,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
- +3.89%

Technical Manager
Jobs Demand Trend in Birmingham

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Technical Manager in the job title across the Birmingham region as a proportion of the total demand within the Job Titles category.

Technical Manager Jobs Demand Trend in Birmingham

Technical Manager
Salary Trend in Birmingham

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Technical Manager across the Birmingham region.

Technical Manager Salary Trend in Birmingham

Technical Manager
Salary Histogram in Birmingham

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Technical Manager across the Birmingham region over the 3 months to 19 December 2014.

Technical Manager Salary Histogram in Birmingham

Technical Manager
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Birmingham

For the 6 months to 19 December 2014, IT jobs across the Birmingham region that cited Technical Manager in their job title mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled with Technical Manager in their job title.

1 30 (78.95%) ITIL
2 13 (34.21%) Incident Management
2 13 (34.21%) Degree
3 12 (31.58%) People Management
3 12 (31.58%) PRINCE
4 11 (28.95%) MS Office
4 11 (28.95%) Microsoft
4 11 (28.95%) Windows
5 9 (23.68%) Analytical Skills
6 8 (21.05%) Finance
7 7 (18.42%) Front Office
7 7 (18.42%) VBScript
7 7 (18.42%) Python
7 7 (18.42%) TCP/IP
7 7 (18.42%) SQL Server
7 7 (18.42%) ETRM
8 6 (15.79%) Line Management
9 5 (13.16%) Project Management
9 5 (13.16%) Banking
10 4 (10.53%) Microsoft Certification
10 4 (10.53%) ITIL Certification
10 4 (10.53%) NHS
10 4 (10.53%) MS Project
10 4 (10.53%) UNIX
11 3 (7.89%) Continuous Improvement
11 3 (7.89%) LAN
11 3 (7.89%) WAN
12 2 (5.26%) Internet
12 2 (5.26%) Firewall
12 2 (5.26%) Multicast

Technical Manager
Top Related IT Skills in Birmingham by Category

For the 6 months to 19 December 2014, IT jobs across the Birmingham region that cited Technical Manager in their job title mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled with Technical Manager in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Applications
1 11 (28.95%) MS Office
2 4 (10.53%) MS Project
Communications & Networking
1 7 (18.42%) TCP/IP
2 3 (7.89%) LAN
2 3 (7.89%) WAN
3 2 (5.26%) Multicast
3 2 (5.26%) Internet
3 2 (5.26%) Firewall
4 1 (2.63%) Unified Communications
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (18.42%) SQL Server
General
1 8 (21.05%) Finance
2 7 (18.42%) Front Office
3 5 (13.16%) Banking
4 2 (5.26%) Telecoms
Miscellaneous
1 9 (23.68%) Analytical Skills
2 4 (10.53%) NHS
3 2 (5.26%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
4 1 (2.63%) Statistics
Operating Systems
1 11 (28.95%) Windows
2 4 (10.53%) UNIX
3 2 (5.26%) Solaris
3 2 (5.26%) Linux
4 1 (2.63%) Windows Server 2008
4 1 (2.63%) Windows 7
4 1 (2.63%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 30 (78.95%) ITIL
2 13 (34.21%) Incident Management
3 12 (31.58%) PRINCE
3 12 (31.58%) People Management
4 7 (18.42%) ETRM
5 6 (15.79%) Line Management
6 5 (13.16%) Project Management
7 3 (7.89%) Continuous Improvement
8 2 (5.26%) Change Control
8 2 (5.26%) Technical Architecture
8 2 (5.26%) Service Delivery
8 2 (5.26%) Disaster Recovery
8 2 (5.26%) Workflow
8 2 (5.26%) Business Continuity
9 1 (2.63%) Supplier Management
9 1 (2.63%) Resource Management
9 1 (2.63%) Performance Management
9 1 (2.63%) Mentoring
Programming Languages
1 7 (18.42%) VBScript
1 7 (18.42%) Python
2 2 (5.26%) SQL
Qualifications
1 13 (34.21%) Degree
2 4 (10.53%) Microsoft Certification
2 4 (10.53%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (2.63%) SLA
System Software
1 1 (2.63%) VMware Infrastructure
Vendors
1 11 (28.95%) Microsoft
2 2 (5.26%) CheckPoint
2 2 (5.26%) Cisco
2 2 (5.26%) F5
3 1 (2.63%) VMware
3 1 (2.63%) Citrix