The first table below looks at the demand for the Technical Manager role in IT jobs advertised for the West Midlands 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 18 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all Job Titles advertised for the West Midlands region.

Location
3 months to
18 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Technical Manager
Rank 148 169 157
Rank change year-on-year
+21 -12
Permanent jobs requiring a Technical Manager 49 33 36
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 0.99% 0.66% 0.77%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.04% 0.69% 0.80%
Number of salaries quoted 33 30 27
Average salary £52,500 £47,000 £50,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+11.70% -6.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £40,000 £38,350 £37,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £75,000 £58,000
UK excluding London average salary £50,000 £50,000 £50,000
Job Titles Category
West Midlands
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
4722 4767 4494
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 95.49% 95.17% 95.98%
Number of salaries quoted 3941 3993 3869
Average salary £40,000 £36,061 £36,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+10.92% -1.20%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,500 £22,500 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £57,500 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £38,325 £38,000
% change year-on-year
+4.37% +0.85%
Technical Manager
England

Technical Manager
Jobs Demand Trend in the West Midlands

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

Technical Manager Jobs Demand Trend in the West Midlands

Technical Manager
Salary Trend in the West Midlands

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

Technical Manager Salary Trend in the West Midlands

Technical Manager
Salary Histogram in the West Midlands

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Technical Manager across the West Midlands region over the 3 months to 18 April 2014.

Technical Manager Salary Histogram in the West Midlands

Technical Manager
Job Locations in the West Midlands

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Technical Manager within the West Midlands region over the 3 months to 18 April 2014. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
(Click each for more statistics)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Average Salary
Last 3 Months
Average Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
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Job
Vacancies
Birmingham +30 30 £55,000 +15.78% 6
Solihull +14 15 £42,500 +80.85%
Coventry +5 1 £52,500 -16.00%
Warwickshire +5 1 £35,000 +6.87%
Wolverhampton -11 1 £47,500 -25.49%
Technical Manager
England

Technical Manager
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, IT jobs across the West Midlands 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 (51.72%) ITIL
2 23 (39.66%) Finance
3 21 (36.21%) Windows
4 17 (29.31%) Active Directory
5 16 (27.59%) Service Delivery
6 14 (24.14%) Operations Management
6 14 (24.14%) WSUS
6 14 (24.14%) ITIL V3
6 14 (24.14%) Server Monitoring
6 14 (24.14%) MS Office
7 8 (13.79%) Incident Management
8 7 (12.07%) Project Management
9 6 (10.34%) VMware
9 6 (10.34%) Citrix
10 5 (8.62%) PRINCE2
10 5 (8.62%) SQL
11 4 (6.90%) UNIX
11 4 (6.90%) SAN
11 4 (6.90%) Microsoft
11 4 (6.90%) PRINCE
11 4 (6.90%) Cisco
11 4 (6.90%) Firewall
11 4 (6.90%) Stakeholder Management
11 4 (6.90%) Continuous Improvement
12 3 (5.17%) Network Design
12 3 (5.17%) VLAN
12 3 (5.17%) Performance Management
12 3 (5.17%) Analytics
12 3 (5.17%) Retail
12 3 (5.17%) Telecoms

Technical Manager
Top Related IT Skills in the West Midlands by Category

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, IT jobs across the West Midlands 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.

Application Platforms
1 1 (1.72%) SharePoint
Applications
1 14 (24.14%) MS Office
2 2 (3.45%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (1.72%) Cognos Business Intelligence
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.72%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 4 (6.90%) SAN
1 4 (6.90%) Firewall
2 3 (5.17%) VLAN
2 3 (5.17%) LAN
2 3 (5.17%) MPLS
2 3 (5.17%) WAN
2 3 (5.17%) Ethernet
2 3 (5.17%) PPP
3 1 (1.72%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (1.72%) Oracle Database
1 1 (1.72%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 1 (1.72%) QuickTest Pro
1 1 (1.72%) LoadRunner
General
1 23 (39.66%) Finance
2 3 (5.17%) Retail
2 3 (5.17%) Telecoms
3 1 (1.72%) Advertising
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (5.17%) .NET
2 1 (1.72%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 1 (1.72%) FMCG
1 1 (1.72%) Enterprise Software
1 1 (1.72%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 21 (36.21%) Windows
2 4 (6.90%) UNIX
3 3 (5.17%) HPUX
3 3 (5.17%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 30 (51.72%) ITIL
2 16 (27.59%) Service Delivery
3 14 (24.14%) Operations Management
3 14 (24.14%) ITIL V3
3 14 (24.14%) Server Monitoring
4 8 (13.79%) Incident Management
5 7 (12.07%) Project Management
6 5 (8.62%) PRINCE2
7 4 (6.90%) PRINCE
7 4 (6.90%) Stakeholder Management
7 4 (6.90%) Continuous Improvement
8 3 (5.17%) Network Design
8 3 (5.17%) Performance Management
8 3 (5.17%) Analytics
9 2 (3.45%) Business Intelligence
9 2 (3.45%) Migration
10 1 (1.72%) Problem Management
10 1 (1.72%) Matrix Management
10 1 (1.72%) Integration Testing
10 1 (1.72%) Manual Testing
Programming Languages
1 5 (8.62%) SQL
2 1 (1.72%) VB
Qualifications
1 1 (1.72%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.72%) QA
1 1 (1.72%) SLA
System Software
1 17 (29.31%) Active Directory
2 2 (3.45%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (1.72%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 14 (24.14%) WSUS
Vendors
1 6 (10.34%) VMware
1 6 (10.34%) Citrix
2 4 (6.90%) Microsoft
2 4 (6.90%) Cisco
3 3 (5.17%) IBM
3 3 (5.17%) HP
3 3 (5.17%) Juniper
4 2 (3.45%) Oracle
4 2 (3.45%) NetApp
5 1 (1.72%) 3PAR
5 1 (1.72%) EMC
5 1 (1.72%) Cognos
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