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

Location
3 months to
6 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Technical Manager
Rank 182 152 178
Rank change year-on-year
-30 +26
Permanent jobs requiring a Technical Manager 38 63 31
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 0.66% 1.17% 0.58%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.70% 1.24% 0.60%
Number of salaries quoted 26 52 24
Average salary £47,250 £56,250 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-16.00% +25.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £33,500 £35,000 £30,850
10% offered a salary of more than £66,500 £65,000 £74,250
UK excluding London average salary £52,500 £52,500 £47,500
% change year-on-year
- +10.52%
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
5411 5080 5137
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 94.15% 94.42% 95.29%
Number of salaries quoted 4514 4278 4312
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 £57,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,472
% change year-on-year
- +3.97%

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 6 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 6 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 -19 24 £50,000 -23.07% 4
Coventry -11 5 £35,000 -33.33% 1
Wolverhampton +5 4 £38,000 +1.33% 1
Warwickshire -21 3 £55,000 +57.14% 1
Staffordshire +7 1 £43,250 +140.27% 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 6 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 29 (39.73%) ITIL
2 21 (28.77%) Data Centre
3 20 (27.40%) Project Management
4 17 (23.29%) Agile Software Development
4 17 (23.29%) Microsoft
5 13 (17.81%) Service Delivery
6 12 (16.44%) Finance
6 12 (16.44%) Continuous Improvement
7 11 (15.07%) Life Science
7 11 (15.07%) Manufacturing
7 11 (15.07%) PRINCE2
8 10 (13.70%) MS Excel
8 10 (13.70%) Change Management
9 9 (12.33%) Workflow
9 9 (12.33%) Citrix
10 8 (10.96%) NetApp
10 8 (10.96%) VMware
11 7 (9.59%) Firewall
11 7 (9.59%) Retail
11 7 (9.59%) Cisco Certification
11 7 (9.59%) CCNA
11 7 (9.59%) VMware Infrastructure
11 7 (9.59%) Hyper-V
12 6 (8.22%) Waterfall
12 6 (8.22%) Line Management
12 6 (8.22%) Active Directory
12 6 (8.22%) Cisco
12 6 (8.22%) PRINCE2 Certification
12 6 (8.22%) Windows
12 6 (8.22%) IVR

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

For the 6 months to 6 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 (2.74%) MS Exchange
1 2 (2.74%) Exchange Server 2003
Applications
1 10 (13.70%) MS Excel
2 4 (5.48%) MS Office
3 3 (4.11%) MS Project
Communications & Networking
1 7 (9.59%) Firewall
2 5 (6.85%) OSPF
2 5 (6.85%) BGP
2 5 (6.85%) Multicast
2 5 (6.85%) TCP/IP
3 4 (5.48%) VoIP
4 3 (4.11%) Structured Cabling
5 2 (2.74%) IPsec
5 2 (2.74%) Network Security
5 2 (2.74%) WAN
5 2 (2.74%) IPv4
5 2 (2.74%) SAN
6 1 (1.37%) MPLS
6 1 (1.37%) LAN
6 1 (1.37%) WLAN
6 1 (1.37%) iSCSI
6 1 (1.37%) NAS
6 1 (1.37%) Fibre Channel
6 1 (1.37%) WebEx
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (4.11%) SQL Server
2 1 (1.37%) MS Access
2 1 (1.37%) RDBMS
2 1 (1.37%) NoSQL
2 1 (1.37%) Relational Database
2 1 (1.37%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 1 (1.37%) Visual Studio
1 1 (1.37%) Hudson
General
1 12 (16.44%) Finance
2 11 (15.07%) Manufacturing
3 7 (9.59%) Retail
4 5 (6.85%) Marketing
5 4 (5.48%) Front Office
6 3 (4.11%) Legal
7 1 (1.37%) Back Office
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (4.11%) CSS
1 3 (4.11%) HTML
1 3 (4.11%) .NET
2 1 (1.37%) ASP.NET
2 1 (1.37%) SOAP
2 1 (1.37%) XHTML
2 1 (1.37%) Middleware
2 1 (1.37%) Ajax
2 1 (1.37%) .NET Framework
2 1 (1.37%) jQuery
2 1 (1.37%) ASP.NET MVC
2 1 (1.37%) HTML5
2 1 (1.37%) ASP.NET Web Forms
Miscellaneous
1 21 (28.77%) Data Centre
2 11 (15.07%) Life Science
3 6 (8.22%) IVR
4 2 (2.74%) Thin Client
4 2 (2.74%) Fat Client
4 2 (2.74%) Data Integration
4 2 (2.74%) HP StoreVirtual
4 2 (2.74%) Analytical Skills
5 1 (1.37%) Social Media
5 1 (1.37%) HP Storage
5 1 (1.37%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
5 1 (1.37%) Chip and PIN
5 1 (1.37%) NHS
Operating Systems
1 6 (8.22%) Windows
2 2 (2.74%) UNIX
2 2 (2.74%) Windows Server 2012
2 2 (2.74%) Windows Server 2003
2 2 (2.74%) Windows Server 2008
3 1 (1.37%) Windows 7
3 1 (1.37%) Windows 8
3 1 (1.37%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 29 (39.73%) ITIL
2 20 (27.40%) Project Management
3 17 (23.29%) Agile Software Development
4 13 (17.81%) Service Delivery
5 12 (16.44%) Continuous Improvement
6 11 (15.07%) PRINCE2
7 10 (13.70%) Change Management
8 9 (12.33%) Workflow
9 6 (8.22%) Waterfall
9 6 (8.22%) Line Management
10 5 (6.85%) Stakeholder Engagement
10 5 (6.85%) Change Control
10 5 (6.85%) Business Analysis
11 4 (5.48%) Risk Management
11 4 (5.48%) Customer Insight
11 4 (5.48%) Service Management
11 4 (5.48%) CRM
11 4 (5.48%) Technical Analysis
11 4 (5.48%) People Management
12 3 (4.11%) Software Delivery
Programming Languages
1 4 (5.48%) SQL
2 2 (2.74%) Java
3 1 (1.37%) JavaScript
3 1 (1.37%) PHP
3 1 (1.37%) VB.NET
3 1 (1.37%) Shell Script
3 1 (1.37%) C#
Qualifications
1 7 (9.59%) CCNA
1 7 (9.59%) Cisco Certification
2 6 (8.22%) PRINCE2 Certification
3 4 (5.48%) CCNP
4 2 (2.74%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
4 2 (2.74%) Microsoft Certification
4 2 (2.74%) MCITP
4 2 (2.74%) CCA
4 2 (2.74%) Citrix Certification
5 1 (1.37%) CISSP
5 1 (1.37%) ITIL Certification
5 1 (1.37%) CISA
5 1 (1.37%) CISM
5 1 (1.37%) Degree
5 1 (1.37%) SC Cleared
5 1 (1.37%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (2.74%) SLA
2 1 (1.37%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 7 (9.59%) VMware Infrastructure
1 7 (9.59%) Hyper-V
2 6 (8.22%) Active Directory
3 2 (2.74%) Terminal Services
3 2 (2.74%) XenApp
3 2 (2.74%) XenDesktop
3 2 (2.74%) vSphere
3 2 (2.74%) Forefront TMG
Systems Management
1 1 (1.37%) SCCM
Vendors
1 17 (23.29%) Microsoft
2 9 (12.33%) Citrix
3 8 (10.96%) NetApp
3 8 (10.96%) VMware
4 6 (8.22%) Cisco
5 5 (6.85%) Salesforce.com
6 3 (4.11%) HP
6 3 (4.11%) CheckPoint
7 2 (2.74%) SonicWALL
7 2 (2.74%) Dell
7 2 (2.74%) Oracle
8 1 (1.37%) Juniper
8 1 (1.37%) EMC
8 1 (1.37%) Panasonic
8 1 (1.37%) 3PAR
8 1 (1.37%) F5
8 1 (1.37%) Mitel
8 1 (1.37%) Sourcefire
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Salary: £60000 - £70000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 15 hours ago
Tamworth, Staffordshire
Big Red Recruitment
Salary: £48250 per annum + PHI, Pens, DIS, reward
Posted: 3 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Bluetownonline
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 3 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
TEKsystems
Salary: £32000 - £40000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
West Midlands
Jumar Solutions
Salary: £48000 - £55000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
Wolverhampton, West Midlands (County)
Aximis (West) Limited
Salary: Up to £70K + Car + Excellent Benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Aximis (West) Limited
Salary: Up to £70K + Car + Excellent Benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
Coventry, West Midlands (County)
Aximis (West) Limited
Salary: Up to £70K + Car + Excellent Benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
Birmingham
Shortlist Recruitment
Salary: £40000 per annum + 25 days holiday, home working
Posted: 18 days ago