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 20 October 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
20 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Technical Manager
Rank 193 184 170
Rank change year-on-year
-9 -14
Permanent jobs requiring a Technical Manager 33 20 27
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 0.57% 0.38% 0.57%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.60% 0.40% 0.60%
Number of salaries quoted 32 17 20
Average salary £43,250 £41,500 £45,663
Average salary % change year-on-year
+4.21% -9.11%
90% offered a salary of more than £37,600 £33,700 £35,000
10% offered a salary of more than £64,500 £67,500 £55,250
UK excluding London average salary £50,000 £49,000 £45,663
% change year-on-year
+2.04% +7.30%
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
5480 5026 4532
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 95.34% 95.70% 95.11%
Number of salaries quoted 4691 4293 3874
Average salary £38,500 £37,500 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+2.66% -
90% offered a salary of more than £23,575 £23,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £56,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,000
% change year-on-year
- +5.26%

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 20 October 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 20 October 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
(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 +6 25 £44,000 -2.22% 2
Coventry -5 3 £53,750 +12.56%
Warwickshire +1 2 £38,750 -26.19%
Staffordshire -12 2 £40,000 -3.61%
Walsall - 1 £40,000 -
Technical Manager
England

Technical Manager
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 20 October 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 48 (58.54%) ITIL
2 22 (26.83%) Incident Management
3 19 (23.17%) Microsoft
4 18 (21.95%) Windows
5 17 (20.73%) PRINCE
5 17 (20.73%) People Management
6 16 (19.51%) Finance
7 15 (18.29%) MS Office
7 15 (18.29%) Analytical Skills
8 11 (13.41%) Continuous Improvement
8 11 (13.41%) Project Management
8 11 (13.41%) Degree
9 9 (10.98%) VMware
9 9 (10.98%) SQL Server
9 9 (10.98%) Line Management
10 8 (9.76%) WAN
11 7 (8.54%) Front Office
11 7 (8.54%) TCP/IP
11 7 (8.54%) Cisco
11 7 (8.54%) MS Exchange
11 7 (8.54%) LAN
11 7 (8.54%) VBScript
11 7 (8.54%) Python
11 7 (8.54%) Active Directory
11 7 (8.54%) ITIL Certification
11 7 (8.54%) ETRM
12 6 (7.32%) HP
12 6 (7.32%) Telecoms
13 5 (6.10%) Firewall
13 5 (6.10%) Service Delivery

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

For the 6 months to 20 October 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 7 (8.54%) MS Exchange
2 3 (3.66%) Exchange Server 2010
3 1 (1.22%) SharePoint
3 1 (1.22%) CMS
3 1 (1.22%) Exchange Server 2007
3 1 (1.22%) SharePoint 2010
3 1 (1.22%) Lync
Applications
1 15 (18.29%) MS Office
2 4 (4.88%) MS Excel
2 4 (4.88%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 2 (2.44%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (1.22%) Dynamics NAV
Cloud Services
1 3 (3.66%) Office 365
2 1 (1.22%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 8 (9.76%) WAN
2 7 (8.54%) LAN
2 7 (8.54%) TCP/IP
3 5 (6.10%) Firewall
4 4 (4.88%) SAN
5 3 (3.66%) VPN
5 3 (3.66%) VoIP
5 3 (3.66%) WLAN
5 3 (3.66%) Broadband
5 3 (3.66%) DSL
6 2 (2.44%) BGP
6 2 (2.44%) Cisco Nexus
7 1 (1.22%) Multicast
7 1 (1.22%) Wireless
7 1 (1.22%) VLAN
7 1 (1.22%) Network Security
7 1 (1.22%) iSCSI
7 1 (1.22%) Unified Communications
7 1 (1.22%) Ethernet
7 1 (1.22%) PPP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (10.98%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 2 (2.44%) QuickTest Pro
1 2 (2.44%) LoadRunner
General
1 16 (19.51%) Finance
2 7 (8.54%) Front Office
3 6 (7.32%) Telecoms
4 5 (6.10%) Banking
5 3 (3.66%) Retail
5 3 (3.66%) Back Office
6 1 (1.22%) Manufacturing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (2.44%) HTML
2 1 (1.22%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 15 (18.29%) Analytical Skills
2 4 (4.88%) NHS
3 1 (1.22%) Statistics
3 1 (1.22%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 18 (21.95%) Windows
2 4 (4.88%) UNIX
2 4 (4.88%) Linux
3 3 (3.66%) Windows Server 2003
4 2 (2.44%) Windows Server 2008
4 2 (2.44%) Windows 7
5 1 (1.22%) Windows Server 2012
5 1 (1.22%) HPUX
5 1 (1.22%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 48 (58.54%) ITIL
2 22 (26.83%) Incident Management
3 17 (20.73%) PRINCE
3 17 (20.73%) People Management
4 11 (13.41%) Project Management
4 11 (13.41%) Continuous Improvement
5 9 (10.98%) Line Management
6 7 (8.54%) ETRM
7 5 (6.10%) Performance Management
7 5 (6.10%) Service Delivery
8 3 (3.66%) CRM
8 3 (3.66%) Migration
8 3 (3.66%) Fault Management
8 3 (3.66%) Mentoring
9 2 (2.44%) Release Management
9 2 (2.44%) Integration Testing
9 2 (2.44%) Manual Testing
9 2 (2.44%) Data Migration
9 2 (2.44%) Technical Architecture
9 2 (2.44%) Network Architecture
Programming Languages
1 7 (8.54%) VBScript
1 7 (8.54%) Python
2 3 (3.66%) R
3 2 (2.44%) VB
3 2 (2.44%) SQL
Qualifications
1 11 (13.41%) Degree
2 7 (8.54%) ITIL Certification
3 5 (6.10%) Microsoft Certification
4 4 (4.88%) Security Cleared
5 3 (3.66%) SC Cleared
6 2 (2.44%) CCNA
6 2 (2.44%) ISEB
6 2 (2.44%) Cisco Certification
6 2 (2.44%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
7 1 (1.22%) MCTS
7 1 (1.22%) MCITP
7 1 (1.22%) MCSE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (4.88%) QA
2 3 (3.66%) PCI DSS
3 1 (1.22%) SLA
3 1 (1.22%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 7 (8.54%) Active Directory
2 4 (4.88%) Hyper-V
3 3 (3.66%) vSphere
3 3 (3.66%) VMware Infrastructure
4 2 (2.44%) vCloud
5 1 (1.22%) Firmware
Systems Management
1 1 (1.22%) WSUS
Vendors
1 19 (23.17%) Microsoft
2 9 (10.98%) VMware
3 7 (8.54%) Cisco
4 6 (7.32%) HP
5 4 (4.88%) Citrix
6 3 (3.66%) NetApp
6 3 (3.66%) BT
6 3 (3.66%) Fujitsu
7 2 (2.44%) Oracle
8 1 (1.22%) Northgate
8 1 (1.22%) 3PAR
8 1 (1.22%) F5
8 1 (1.22%) CheckPoint
8 1 (1.22%) Juniper
8 1 (1.22%) EMC
8 1 (1.22%) IBM
West Midlands
WA Consultants
Salary: £55000 - £70000 per annum + DOE + Excellent Company Benefits
Posted: 13 hours ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Global Technology Solutions Ltd
Salary: £60000 - £70000 per annum + car allow+ben
Posted: 16 hours ago
Birmingham
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Salary: £30000.00 - £50000.00 per annum + bonus and company car
Posted: 17 days ago