The table below looks at the statistics 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 27 March 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
27 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Technical Manager
Rank 179 154 166
Rank change year-on-year
-25 +12
Permanent jobs requiring a Technical Manager 32 29 35
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 0.63% 0.65% 0.72%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.66% 0.68% 0.76%
Number of salaries quoted 29 18 32
Average salary £55,000 £46,250 £47,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+18.91% -1.59%
90% offered a salary of more than £44,000 £39,250 £40,150
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £57,500 £64,750
UK excluding London average salary £52,500 £50,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year
+5.00% -
Technical Manager
England

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in permanent jobs advertised in the West Midlands 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
West Midlands
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
4841 4236 4635
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 95.03% 95.32% 95.23%
Number of salaries quoted 4160 3497 3930
Average salary £38,500 £40,000 £36,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-3.75% +9.58%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,000 £25,000 £24,000
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £55,000 £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 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 27 March 2015.

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 27 March 2015. 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
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
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
Live
Job
Vacancies
Birmingham -9 12 £70,000 +51.35% 2
Warwickshire - 9 £57,500 - 1
Coventry -12 6 £48,750 -15.21%
Staffordshire -4 1 £57,500 +35.29%
Solihull -15 1 £20,500 -51.76%
Shropshire - 1 £40,000 -
Technical Manager
England

Technical Manager
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 27 March 2015, 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 16 (30.77%) Microsoft
2 15 (28.85%) ITIL
3 14 (26.92%) Agile Software Development
4 11 (21.15%) People Management
5 10 (19.23%) Project Management
6 9 (17.31%) Incident Management
7 8 (15.38%) MS Office
8 7 (13.46%) SQL Server
8 7 (13.46%) PRINCE
8 7 (13.46%) Citrix
8 7 (13.46%) Analytical Skills
9 6 (11.54%) NetApp
10 5 (9.62%) CSS
10 5 (9.62%) HTML
10 5 (9.62%) Windows
10 5 (9.62%) MS Excel
10 5 (9.62%) Degree
10 5 (9.62%) Finance
10 5 (9.62%) VMware
10 5 (9.62%) Waterfall
10 5 (9.62%) Hyper-V
11 4 (7.69%) VMware Infrastructure
11 4 (7.69%) Continuous Improvement
11 4 (7.69%) Workflow
11 4 (7.69%) PRINCE2
11 4 (7.69%) UNIX
11 4 (7.69%) SQL
11 4 (7.69%) Active Directory
11 4 (7.69%) Microsoft Certification
11 4 (7.69%) TCP/IP

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

For the 6 months to 27 March 2015, 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 2 (3.85%) MS Exchange
2 1 (1.92%) Exchange Server 2007
2 1 (1.92%) SharePoint 2010
2 1 (1.92%) Lync
2 1 (1.92%) SharePoint
Applications
1 8 (15.38%) MS Office
2 5 (9.62%) MS Excel
3 2 (3.85%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 1 (1.92%) Dynamics NAV
1 1 (1.92%) Dynamics CRM
Communications & Networking
1 4 (7.69%) TCP/IP
2 3 (5.77%) VoIP
2 3 (5.77%) Internet
3 2 (3.85%) Firewall
3 2 (3.85%) SAN
4 1 (1.92%) Wireless
4 1 (1.92%) iSCSI
4 1 (1.92%) NAS
4 1 (1.92%) Multicast
4 1 (1.92%) DHCP
4 1 (1.92%) VPN
4 1 (1.92%) DNS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (13.46%) SQL Server
2 1 (1.92%) MS Access
2 1 (1.92%) RDBMS
2 1 (1.92%) SQL Server 2000
2 1 (1.92%) SQL Server 2005
2 1 (1.92%) SQL Server 2008
2 1 (1.92%) NoSQL
2 1 (1.92%) Relational Database
2 1 (1.92%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 1 (1.92%) Visual Studio
1 1 (1.92%) Hudson
General
1 5 (9.62%) Finance
2 3 (5.77%) Legal
2 3 (5.77%) Front Office
2 3 (5.77%) Banking
2 3 (5.77%) Retail
3 2 (3.85%) Manufacturing
4 1 (1.92%) Back Office
4 1 (1.92%) Telecoms
4 1 (1.92%) Marketing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (9.62%) CSS
1 5 (9.62%) HTML
2 3 (5.77%) .NET
3 1 (1.92%) ASP.NET
3 1 (1.92%) SOAP
3 1 (1.92%) XHTML
3 1 (1.92%) Ajax
3 1 (1.92%) .NET Framework
3 1 (1.92%) jQuery
3 1 (1.92%) ASP.NET MVC
3 1 (1.92%) HTML5
3 1 (1.92%) ASP.NET Web Forms
Miscellaneous
1 7 (13.46%) Analytical Skills
2 3 (5.77%) IVR
3 2 (3.85%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
4 1 (1.92%) Life Science
4 1 (1.92%) Social Media
Operating Systems
1 5 (9.62%) Windows
2 4 (7.69%) UNIX
3 2 (3.85%) Windows Server 2008
3 2 (3.85%) Linux
4 1 (1.92%) Windows Server 2003
4 1 (1.92%) Solaris
4 1 (1.92%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (28.85%) ITIL
2 14 (26.92%) Agile Software Development
3 11 (21.15%) People Management
4 10 (19.23%) Project Management
5 9 (17.31%) Incident Management
6 7 (13.46%) PRINCE
7 5 (9.62%) Waterfall
8 4 (7.69%) PRINCE2
8 4 (7.69%) Workflow
8 4 (7.69%) Continuous Improvement
9 3 (5.77%) Technical Analysis
9 3 (5.77%) CRM
9 3 (5.77%) Service Delivery
9 3 (5.77%) Business Analysis
9 3 (5.77%) ETRM
9 3 (5.77%) Scrum
9 3 (5.77%) Technical Architecture
10 2 (3.85%) Software Engineering
10 2 (3.85%) Matrix Management
10 2 (3.85%) Stakeholder Engagement
Programming Languages
1 4 (7.69%) SQL
2 3 (5.77%) VBScript
2 3 (5.77%) Python
3 2 (3.85%) Java
4 1 (1.92%) JavaScript
4 1 (1.92%) PHP
4 1 (1.92%) VB.NET
4 1 (1.92%) Shell Script
4 1 (1.92%) C#
Qualifications
1 5 (9.62%) Degree
2 4 (7.69%) Microsoft Certification
3 3 (5.77%) CCA
3 3 (5.77%) Citrix Certification
3 3 (5.77%) MCITP
4 2 (3.85%) Cisco Certification
4 2 (3.85%) PRINCE2 Certification
4 2 (3.85%) MCSE
4 2 (3.85%) CCNP
4 2 (3.85%) CCNA
5 1 (1.92%) MCSA
5 1 (1.92%) MCTS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.92%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 5 (9.62%) Hyper-V
2 4 (7.69%) Active Directory
2 4 (7.69%) VMware Infrastructure
Vendors
1 16 (30.77%) Microsoft
2 7 (13.46%) Citrix
3 6 (11.54%) NetApp
4 5 (9.62%) VMware
5 3 (5.77%) Salesforce.com
6 2 (3.85%) Oracle
6 2 (3.85%) Cisco
7 1 (1.92%) HP
7 1 (1.92%) EMC
7 1 (1.92%) Autodesk
7 1 (1.92%) CheckPoint
7 1 (1.92%) 3PAR
7 1 (1.92%) F5
West Midlands (County)
Aximis (West) Limited
Salary: Up to £70K + Car + Excellent Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Warwick, Warwickshire
Accenture
Posted: 4 days ago
Birmingham
Barclay Anderson
Salary: £45,000 - £55,000 per year
Posted: 17 days ago