Period
to 21 November 2017

The median annual salary for a Technical Manager was £56,250 in advertised job vacancies in Birmingham during the 6 months to 21 November 2017.

The first table below provides salary benchmarking and summary statistics including a comparison to same period in the previous 2 years.

Technical Manager
West Midlands > Birmingham
6 months to
21 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 136 167 143
Rank change year-on-year +31 -24 +14
Permanent jobs requiring a Technical Manager 55 55 48
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Birmingham 1.42% 1.17% 1.22%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.47% 1.21% 1.26%
Number of salaries quoted 28 29 37
Birmingham median annual salary £56,250 £52,500 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +7.14% +5.00% -13.04%
10th Percentile £44,000 £46,250 £37,500
90th Percentile £72,500 £85,500 £66,000
West Midlands median annual salary £55,000 £51,820 £50,000
% change year-on-year +6.14% +3.64% -4.76%

The following table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Birmingham. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title that can be normalized. As such, the figures in the second row provide an indication of the number of permanent jobs in our overall sample.

All Permanent IT Job Vacancies
Birmingham
Permanent vacancies in Birmingham with a recognized job title 3740 4551 3818
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 96.24% 96.40% 97.10%
Number of salaries quoted 2992 3402 3191
Birmingham median annual salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.88% - -
10th Percentile £26,250 £25,500 £25,500
90th Percentile £65,000 £66,250 £67,500
West Midlands median annual salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000

Technical Manager
Job Vacancy Trend in Birmingham

Job postings that featured Technical Manager in the job title as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Birmingham.

Job vacancy trend for Technical Manager in Birmingham

Technical Manager
Salary Trend in Birmingham

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

Salary trend for Technical Manager in Birmingham

Technical Manager
Salary Histogram in Birmingham

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Technical Manager in Birmingham over the 6 months to 21 November 2017.

Salary histogram for Technical Manager in Birmingham

Technical Manager Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills in Birmingham

For the 6 months to 21 November 2017, Technical Manager job roles required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the Birmingham region featuring Technical Manager in the job title.

1 37 (67.27%) Data Centre
2 29 (52.73%) ITIL
3 28 (50.91%) Change Management
4 27 (49.09%) Microsoft
5 21 (38.18%) Service Delivery
6 19 (34.55%) Tivoli Storage Manager
7 17 (30.91%) Continuous Improvement
8 12 (21.82%) Line Management
8 12 (21.82%) Service Management
9 11 (20.00%) Matrix Management
10 9 (16.36%) Microsoft Azure
10 9 (16.36%) Amazon AWS
10 9 (16.36%) Office 365
10 9 (16.36%) Public Cloud
10 9 (16.36%) Validation
11 7 (12.73%) Agile Software Development
11 7 (12.73%) PRINCE2
12 6 (10.91%) Finance
12 6 (10.91%) Project Management
13 5 (9.09%) WAN
14 3 (5.45%) VLAN
14 3 (5.45%) Marketing
14 3 (5.45%) Structured Cabling
14 3 (5.45%) SDLC
14 3 (5.45%) Customer Requirements
14 3 (5.45%) Stakeholder Management
14 3 (5.45%) Firewall
14 3 (5.45%) WLAN
14 3 (5.45%) CCNA
14 3 (5.45%) Cisco Certification

Technical Manager Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in Birmingham by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 2 (3.64%) SAS
Applications
1 3 (5.45%) Microsoft Office
2 2 (3.64%) Microsoft Excel
2 2 (3.64%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 2 (3.64%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 9 (16.36%) Amazon AWS
1 9 (16.36%) Microsoft Azure
1 9 (16.36%) Office 365
2 1 (1.82%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 5 (9.09%) WAN
2 3 (5.45%) Firewall
2 3 (5.45%) Structured Cabling
2 3 (5.45%) VLAN
2 3 (5.45%) WLAN
3 2 (3.64%) LAN
4 1 (1.82%) BGP
4 1 (1.82%) DNS
4 1 (1.82%) Extranet
4 1 (1.82%) Network Security
4 1 (1.82%) OSPF
4 1 (1.82%) VoIP
4 1 (1.82%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (3.64%) Data Warehouse
2 1 (1.82%) SQL Server Analysis Services
2 1 (1.82%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 1 (1.82%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 2 (3.64%) Visual Studio Tools for Office
General
1 6 (10.91%) Finance
2 3 (5.45%) Marketing
3 2 (3.64%) Banking
4 1 (1.82%) Law
4 1 (1.82%) Legal
4 1 (1.82%) Manufacturing
4 1 (1.82%) Retail
4 1 (1.82%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (5.45%) .NET
2 2 (3.64%) ASP.NET
2 2 (3.64%) HTML
3 1 (1.82%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 37 (67.27%) Data Centre
2 9 (16.36%) Public Cloud
3 1 (1.82%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (1.82%) FMCG
3 1 (1.82%) Mobile App
3 1 (1.82%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 2 (3.64%) Windows
1 2 (3.64%) Windows Server
2 1 (1.82%) Linux
2 1 (1.82%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 29 (52.73%) ITIL
2 28 (50.91%) Change Management
3 21 (38.18%) Service Delivery
4 17 (30.91%) Continuous Improvement
5 12 (21.82%) Line Management
5 12 (21.82%) Service Management
6 11 (20.00%) Matrix Management
7 9 (16.36%) Validation
8 7 (12.73%) Agile Software Development
8 7 (12.73%) PRINCE2
9 6 (10.91%) Project Management
10 3 (5.45%) CRM
10 3 (5.45%) Customer Requirements
10 3 (5.45%) SDLC
10 3 (5.45%) Stakeholder Management
11 2 (3.64%) Collaborative Working
11 2 (3.64%) Incident Management
11 2 (3.64%) ITSM
11 2 (3.64%) Proactive Management
11 2 (3.64%) Problem Management
Programming Languages
1 3 (5.45%) C#
1 3 (5.45%) JavaScript
2 2 (3.64%) FoxPro (VFP)
2 2 (3.64%) SQL
2 2 (3.64%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 3 (5.45%) CCNA
1 3 (5.45%) Cisco Certification
1 3 (5.45%) PRINCE2 Certification
2 2 (3.64%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
3 1 (1.82%) Degree
3 1 (1.82%) ITIL Certification
3 1 (1.82%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.82%) GDPR
Systems Management
1 19 (34.55%) Tivoli Storage Manager
2 2 (3.64%) Cisco IPCC
Vendors
1 27 (49.09%) Microsoft
2 2 (3.64%) Cisco
3 1 (1.82%) F5
3 1 (1.82%) Remedy
3 1 (1.82%) ServiceNow