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 29 July 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
29 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Technical Manager
Rank 190 172 179
Rank change year-on-year
-18 +7
Permanent jobs requiring a Technical Manager 41 47 34
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 0.70% 0.87% 0.61%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.75% 0.92% 0.64%
Number of salaries quoted 31 41 22
Average salary £47,500 £52,500 £43,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-9.52% +22.09%
90% offered a salary of more than £33,800 £35,000 £28,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £65,000 £74,750
UK excluding London average salary £50,000 £50,000 £47,500
% change year-on-year
- +5.26%
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
5454 5092 5272
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 93.17% 94.79% 94.89%
Number of salaries quoted 4510 4264 4421
Average salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £25,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £57,500 £60,000
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 29 July 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 29 July 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
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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 -10 25 £50,000 -21.56% 2
Coventry -11 5 £35,000 -33.33% 1
Wolverhampton -1 4 £38,000 +4.82% 1
Staffordshire +8 3 £48,250 +168.05%
Solihull +8 2 £48,750 - 1
Warwickshire -20 1 £37,500 +4.16% 1
Brierley Hill - 1 £40,000 -
Shropshire - 1 £75,000 -
Technical Manager
England

Technical Manager
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 29 July 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 31 (43.66%) ITIL
2 21 (29.58%) Project Management
3 20 (28.17%) Data Centre
4 15 (21.13%) Service Delivery
4 15 (21.13%) Microsoft
5 13 (18.31%) PRINCE2
5 13 (18.31%) Agile Software Development
6 12 (16.90%) Finance
6 12 (16.90%) Continuous Improvement
7 11 (15.49%) Life Science
7 11 (15.49%) Manufacturing
7 11 (15.49%) Change Management
8 10 (14.08%) Workflow
9 9 (12.68%) VMware
9 9 (12.68%) Windows
10 8 (11.27%) MS Excel
10 8 (11.27%) CCNA
10 8 (11.27%) Citrix
10 8 (11.27%) Cisco Certification
10 8 (11.27%) NetApp
10 8 (11.27%) Firewall
11 7 (9.86%) PRINCE2 Certification
11 7 (9.86%) Cisco
12 6 (8.45%) Active Directory
12 6 (8.45%) OSPF
12 6 (8.45%) BGP
12 6 (8.45%) TCP/IP
12 6 (8.45%) IVR
12 6 (8.45%) VMware Infrastructure
12 6 (8.45%) Hyper-V

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

For the 6 months to 29 July 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 (2.82%) MS Exchange
1 2 (2.82%) Exchange Server 2003
Applications
1 8 (11.27%) MS Excel
2 3 (4.23%) MS Project
2 3 (4.23%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 8 (11.27%) Firewall
2 6 (8.45%) OSPF
2 6 (8.45%) BGP
2 6 (8.45%) Multicast
2 6 (8.45%) TCP/IP
3 5 (7.04%) WAN
4 4 (5.63%) VoIP
4 4 (5.63%) Structured Cabling
5 2 (2.82%) IPsec
5 2 (2.82%) Network Security
5 2 (2.82%) LAN
5 2 (2.82%) IPv4
5 2 (2.82%) SAN
6 1 (1.41%) MPLS
6 1 (1.41%) WLAN
6 1 (1.41%) iSCSI
6 1 (1.41%) NAS
6 1 (1.41%) Unified Communications
6 1 (1.41%) Fibre Channel
6 1 (1.41%) WebEx
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (5.63%) SQL Server
2 1 (1.41%) Data Warehouse
2 1 (1.41%) RDBMS
2 1 (1.41%) BusinessObjects
2 1 (1.41%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 1 (1.41%) NoSQL
2 1 (1.41%) Relational Database
2 1 (1.41%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 1 (1.41%) Hudson
General
1 12 (16.90%) Finance
2 11 (15.49%) Manufacturing
3 5 (7.04%) Retail
3 5 (7.04%) Marketing
4 4 (5.63%) Front Office
5 3 (4.23%) Legal
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (2.82%) CSS
1 2 (2.82%) HTML
1 2 (2.82%) .NET
2 1 (1.41%) ASP.NET
2 1 (1.41%) SOAP
2 1 (1.41%) XHTML
2 1 (1.41%) Middleware
2 1 (1.41%) Ajax
2 1 (1.41%) jQuery
2 1 (1.41%) ASP.NET MVC
2 1 (1.41%) HTML5
2 1 (1.41%) ASP.NET Web Forms
Miscellaneous
1 20 (28.17%) Data Centre
2 11 (15.49%) Life Science
3 6 (8.45%) IVR
4 3 (4.23%) Chip and PIN
5 2 (2.82%) Thin Client
5 2 (2.82%) Fat Client
5 2 (2.82%) Data Integration
5 2 (2.82%) Analytical Skills
5 2 (2.82%) HP StoreVirtual
6 1 (1.41%) Social Media
6 1 (1.41%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
6 1 (1.41%) NHS
Operating Systems
1 9 (12.68%) Windows
2 2 (2.82%) UNIX
2 2 (2.82%) Windows Server 2012
2 2 (2.82%) Windows Server 2003
2 2 (2.82%) Windows Server 2008
3 1 (1.41%) Windows 7
3 1 (1.41%) Windows 8
3 1 (1.41%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 31 (43.66%) ITIL
2 21 (29.58%) Project Management
3 15 (21.13%) Service Delivery
4 13 (18.31%) PRINCE2
4 13 (18.31%) Agile Software Development
5 12 (16.90%) Continuous Improvement
6 11 (15.49%) Change Management
7 10 (14.08%) Workflow
8 6 (8.45%) Change Control
9 5 (7.04%) Stakeholder Engagement
9 5 (7.04%) Service Management
9 5 (7.04%) Business Analysis
10 4 (5.63%) CRM
10 4 (5.63%) Waterfall
10 4 (5.63%) Customer Insight
10 4 (5.63%) Technical Analysis
10 4 (5.63%) Line Management
11 3 (4.23%) Capacity Planning
11 3 (4.23%) Technical Architecture
11 3 (4.23%) Risk Management
Programming Languages
1 4 (5.63%) SQL
2 1 (1.41%) VB.NET
2 1 (1.41%) C#
2 1 (1.41%) Java
2 1 (1.41%) JavaScript
2 1 (1.41%) PHP
Qualifications
1 8 (11.27%) CCNA
1 8 (11.27%) Cisco Certification
2 7 (9.86%) PRINCE2 Certification
3 4 (5.63%) CCNP
4 3 (4.23%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
5 2 (2.82%) Microsoft Certification
5 2 (2.82%) MCITP
5 2 (2.82%) ITIL Certification
5 2 (2.82%) CCA
5 2 (2.82%) Citrix Certification
6 1 (1.41%) CISSP
6 1 (1.41%) CISA
6 1 (1.41%) CISM
6 1 (1.41%) Degree
6 1 (1.41%) SC Cleared
6 1 (1.41%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (5.63%) SLA
2 3 (4.23%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 6 (8.45%) VMware Infrastructure
1 6 (8.45%) Hyper-V
1 6 (8.45%) Active Directory
2 2 (2.82%) Terminal Services
2 2 (2.82%) XenApp
2 2 (2.82%) XenDesktop
2 2 (2.82%) vSphere
2 2 (2.82%) Forefront TMG
Systems Management
1 1 (1.41%) SCCM
Vendors
1 15 (21.13%) Microsoft
2 9 (12.68%) VMware
3 8 (11.27%) Citrix
3 8 (11.27%) NetApp
4 7 (9.86%) Cisco
5 5 (7.04%) Salesforce.com
6 3 (4.23%) CheckPoint
6 3 (4.23%) HP
6 3 (4.23%) Dell
7 2 (2.82%) Juniper
7 2 (2.82%) SonicWALL
8 1 (1.41%) Panasonic
8 1 (1.41%) F5
8 1 (1.41%) Apple
8 1 (1.41%) Mitel
8 1 (1.41%) Sourcefire
8 1 (1.41%) EMC
8 1 (1.41%) IBM
8 1 (1.41%) SAP
8 1 (1.41%) Cognos
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