Period
to 24 March 2019

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies with a requirement for Line Management skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited Line Management over the 6 months to 24 March 2019 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Line Management
UK
6 months to
24 Mar 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 181 197 169
Rank change year-on-year +16 -28 +7
Permanent jobs citing Line Management 2,755 3,110 3,525
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 1.86% 1.76% 2.03%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.02% 1.91% 2.23%
Number of salaries quoted 1,868 2,266 2,703
UK median annual salary £57,500 £55,000 £55,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +4.55% - -
10th Percentile £27,625 £32,500 £31,800
90th Percentile £95,000 £86,250 £87,500
UK excluding London median annual salary £52,500 £52,500 £50,000
% change year-on-year - +5.00% -

Line Management is in the Processes and Methodologies category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all permanent job vacancies with a requirement for process or methodology skills.

All Process and Methodology Skills
UK
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for process or methodology skills 136,119 162,463 158,242
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 91.78% 91.80% 91.34%
Number of salaries quoted 107,178 132,306 130,225
UK median annual salary £52,500 £50,000 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.00% +5.26% -
10th Percentile £30,000 £28,750 £27,500
90th Percentile £85,000 £81,250 £78,750
UK excluding London median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year - +5.88% -

Line Management
Job Vacancy Trend

Job postings citing Line Management as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised.

Job vacancy trend for Line Management in the UK

Line Management
Salary Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Line Management.

Salary trend for Line Management in the UK

Line Management
Salary Histogram

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Line Management over the 6 months to 24 March 2019.

Salary histogram for Line Management in the UK

Line Management
Top 16 Job Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Line Management within the UK over the 6 months to 24 March 2019. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Past 6 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
England +14 2,549 £58,807 +6.92% 102
UK excluding London +29 1,780 £52,500 - 72
London -13 888 £72,500 +11.54% 37
South East +58 486 £57,500 +8.49% 20
Midlands -4 365 £45,000 -10.00% 19
North of England +39 352 £50,000 -4.76% 10
West Midlands +6 319 £42,500 -15.00% 10
East of England +33 274 £60,000 -7.69% 7
North West +79 240 £50,000 -4.76% 9
South West +14 180 £53,626 +7.25% 10
Yorkshire 0 101 £47,500 -9.52%
Scotland +28 94 £55,000 -1.35% 5
East Midlands -50 46 £52,500 +10.53% 9
Wales +33 36 £46,500 +4.49% 1
North East -2 11 £42,500 -6.02% 1
Northern Ireland -30 2 £33,000 -0.75% 1

For the 6 months to 24 March 2019, IT jobs citing Line Management also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all permanent job ads with a requirement for Line Management.

1 923 (33.50%) Agile Software Development
2 725 (26.32%) Finance
3 566 (20.54%) Project Management
4 449 (16.30%) Microsoft
5 444 (16.12%) Degree
6 417 (15.14%) SQL
7 406 (14.74%) Coaching
8 396 (14.37%) Problem-Solving
9 386 (14.01%) Mentoring
10 382 (13.87%) ITIL
10 382 (13.87%) Software Engineering
11 356 (12.92%) Analytics
12 351 (12.74%) Stakeholder Management
13 334 (12.12%) Analytical Skills
14 328 (11.91%) Windows
15 306 (11.11%) Scrum
16 289 (10.49%) Retail
17 287 (10.42%) Continuous Improvement
18 284 (10.31%) PRINCE2
19 274 (9.95%) Microsoft Azure
20 246 (8.93%) C#
21 236 (8.57%) Java
22 235 (8.53%) Continuous Integration
23 234 (8.49%) .NET
24 222 (8.06%) Service Delivery
25 220 (7.99%) QA
26 216 (7.84%) SQL Server
27 211 (7.66%) Amazon AWS
28 210 (7.62%) Test Automation
28 210 (7.62%) Change Management

Line Management
Co-occurring IT Skills 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 82 (2.98%) SharePoint
2 57 (2.07%) Confluence
3 52 (1.89%) MS Exchange
4 46 (1.67%) IIS
5 38 (1.38%) CMS
6 32 (1.16%) BizTalk Server
7 31 (1.13%) Apache Spark
8 25 (0.91%) Skype for Business
9 24 (0.87%) SAS
10 18 (0.65%) Apache
11 15 (0.54%) Tomcat
12 12 (0.44%) Exchange Server 2010
12 12 (0.44%) Joomla!
13 11 (0.40%) Exchange Server 2013
14 10 (0.36%) Exchange Server 2003
15 9 (0.33%) Elasticsearch
15 9 (0.33%) nginx
16 8 (0.29%) WordPress
17 7 (0.25%) Oracle HTTP Server
17 7 (0.25%) Oracle SOA Suite
Applications
1 157 (5.70%) Microsoft Office
2 85 (3.09%) Microsoft Excel
3 54 (1.96%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 38 (1.38%) Microsoft Project
5 24 (0.87%) MS Visio
6 9 (0.33%) Photoshop
7 4 (0.15%) Adobe Creative Suite
8 3 (0.11%) HipChat
8 3 (0.11%) Notepad++
9 2 (0.073%) Adobe Illustrator
9 2 (0.073%) EngageOne
9 2 (0.073%) InDesign
9 2 (0.073%) Open Workbench
9 2 (0.073%) SOLIDWORKS
9 2 (0.073%) SPSS
10 1 (0.036%) Adobe Premiere
10 1 (0.036%) Chatbot
10 1 (0.036%) Spreadsheet
10 1 (0.036%) UXPin
10 1 (0.036%) Windchill
Business Applications
1 18 (0.65%) Dynamics CRM
1 18 (0.65%) Oracle EBS
2 17 (0.62%) Oracle Payables
3 13 (0.47%) CSG Singleview
4 9 (0.33%) Dynamics AX
4 9 (0.33%) SimCorp Dimension
5 8 (0.29%) Oracle General Ledger
5 8 (0.29%) SAP ERP
6 6 (0.22%) SAP S/4HANA
7 5 (0.18%) Payment Gateway
7 5 (0.18%) Raiser's Edge
8 4 (0.15%) OPENHousing
8 4 (0.15%) Oracle Applications
9 3 (0.11%) Salesforce.com CRM
9 3 (0.11%) SAP HCM
10 2 (0.073%) Exstream
10 2 (0.073%) FastStats
10 2 (0.073%) ReMetrica
10 2 (0.073%) SAP Hybris
10 2 (0.073%) Towers Watson Igloo
Cloud Services
1 274 (9.95%) Microsoft Azure
2 211 (7.66%) Amazon AWS
3 202 (7.33%) Office 365
4 71 (2.58%) PaaS
5 60 (2.18%) SaaS
6 51 (1.85%) Cloud Computing
7 46 (1.67%) IaaS
8 41 (1.49%) Serverless
9 31 (1.13%) Google Cloud Platform
10 30 (1.09%) GitHub
11 29 (1.05%) Amazon S3
12 28 (1.02%) Amazon EC2
13 25 (0.91%) Amazon CloudWatch
14 24 (0.87%) Azure Active Directory
14 24 (0.87%) Azure Functions
15 22 (0.80%) Salesforce Service Cloud
16 21 (0.76%) Virtual Private Cloud
17 19 (0.69%) AWS CloudFormation
18 18 (0.65%) G Suite
19 9 (0.33%) Azure Data Factory
Communications & Networking
1 153 (5.55%) Firewall
2 112 (4.07%) Internet
3 110 (3.99%) DNS
4 95 (3.45%) Broadband
5 93 (3.38%) DHCP
6 78 (2.83%) WAN
7 74 (2.69%) Wireless
8 58 (2.11%) Cisco Nexus
9 55 (2.00%) BGP
10 53 (1.92%) LAN
11 52 (1.89%) Network Security
12 51 (1.85%) VPN
13 49 (1.78%) SSL
14 48 (1.74%) IPsec
15 45 (1.63%) EIGRP
15 45 (1.63%) VoIP
16 41 (1.49%) TCP/IP
17 39 (1.42%) SAN
18 36 (1.31%) OSPF
19 32 (1.16%) VLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 216 (7.84%) SQL Server
2 155 (5.63%) Big Data
3 73 (2.65%) Data Warehouse
4 61 (2.21%) Azure SQL Database
5 55 (2.00%) Relational Database
6 48 (1.74%) MySQL
7 47 (1.71%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 41 (1.49%) Hadoop
8 41 (1.49%) Power BI
9 40 (1.45%) NoSQL
9 40 (1.45%) SQL Server Reporting Services
10 33 (1.20%) Oracle Database
11 32 (1.16%) Data Lake
12 28 (1.02%) PostgreSQL
13 23 (0.83%) Amazon DynamoDB
14 22 (0.80%) Amazon RDS
14 22 (0.80%) DataStage
14 22 (0.80%) MongoDB
15 21 (0.76%) Apache Hive
16 19 (0.69%) Apache Cassandra
Development Applications
1 118 (4.28%) JIRA
2 96 (3.48%) Git (software)
3 91 (3.30%) Jenkins
4 83 (3.01%) Selenium
5 77 (2.79%) Team Foundation Server
6 35 (1.27%) Cucumber
7 34 (1.23%) Visual Studio
7 34 (1.23%) WebDriver
8 30 (1.09%) SoapUI
9 22 (0.80%) Hudson
9 22 (0.80%) Subversion
9 22 (0.80%) TeamCity
10 20 (0.73%) Ranorex
11 19 (0.69%) Jasmine
12 17 (0.62%) Appium
12 17 (0.62%) git-flow
13 14 (0.51%) Visual Studio Team System
14 13 (0.47%) Atlassian Bamboo
15 12 (0.44%) Buildbot
15 12 (0.44%) WATIR
General
1 725 (26.32%) Finance
2 289 (10.49%) Retail
3 154 (5.59%) Marketing
4 149 (5.41%) Banking
5 138 (5.01%) Telecoms
6 61 (2.21%) Automotive
7 60 (2.18%) Games
8 54 (1.96%) Legal
9 50 (1.81%) Pharmaceutical
10 45 (1.63%) Law
11 40 (1.45%) Publishing
12 37 (1.34%) Manufacturing
13 36 (1.31%) Electronics
14 30 (1.09%) Advertising
15 28 (1.02%) Back Office
16 22 (0.80%) Billing
17 12 (0.44%) Avionics
17 12 (0.44%) Investment Banking
18 10 (0.36%) French Language
19 8 (0.29%) Aerospace
Job Titles
1 224 (8.13%) Team Leader
2 202 (7.33%) Project Manager
3 197 (7.15%) Analyst
4 191 (6.93%) Developer
5 174 (6.32%) Architect
6 137 (4.97%) Software Manager
7 108 (3.92%) Development Manager
8 100 (3.63%) Solutions Architect
9 98 (3.56%) Senior Manager
10 97 (3.52%) Service Manager
11 94 (3.41%) IT Manager
12 85 (3.09%) Programme Manager
13 75 (2.72%) Delivery Manager
14 74 (2.69%) Business Analyst
15 73 (2.65%) Software Development Manager
16 71 (2.58%) Software Engineer
17 68 (2.47%) Lead Developer
18 63 (2.29%) Infrastructure Manager
19 58 (2.11%) Consultant
20 57 (2.07%) Senior Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 234 (8.49%) .NET
2 127 (4.61%) HTML
3 119 (4.32%) CSS
3 119 (4.32%) Web Services
4 82 (2.98%) RESTful
5 75 (2.72%) ASP.NET
5 75 (2.72%) REST
6 74 (2.69%) XML
7 62 (2.25%) .NET Framework
7 62 (2.25%) React
8 58 (2.11%) AngularJS
9 55 (2.00%) HTML5
10 48 (1.74%) SOAP
11 41 (1.49%) JSON
11 41 (1.49%) Node.js
12 40 (1.45%) WCF
13 39 (1.42%) ASP.NET Web API
14 38 (1.38%) Middleware
15 36 (1.31%) Spring
16 33 (1.20%) jQuery
Miscellaneous
1 334 (12.12%) Analytical Skills
2 177 (6.42%) Management Information System
3 166 (6.03%) Data Centre
4 132 (4.79%) Self-Motivation
5 93 (3.38%) User Experience
6 70 (2.54%) Algorithms
7 69 (2.50%) Enterprise Software
8 62 (2.25%) Virtual Team
9 56 (2.03%) Mobile App
10 54 (1.96%) Internet of Things
11 48 (1.74%) Driving Licence
11 48 (1.74%) Fintech
12 47 (1.71%) Clustering
13 44 (1.60%) PMI
14 35 (1.27%) Private Cloud
15 34 (1.23%) NHS
16 30 (1.09%) Greenfield Project
17 28 (1.02%) CMDB
17 28 (1.02%) Public Cloud
17 28 (1.02%) Security Operations Centre
Operating Systems
1 328 (11.91%) Windows
2 188 (6.82%) Linux
3 114 (4.14%) Windows Server
4 67 (2.43%) Unix
5 63 (2.29%) Windows 10
6 61 (2.21%) Windows 7
7 59 (2.14%) Windows Server 2012
8 56 (2.03%) Windows Server 2008
9 52 (1.89%) Apple iOS
10 49 (1.78%) Android
11 17 (0.62%) AIX
12 14 (0.51%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
13 12 (0.44%) Windows 8
14 11 (0.40%) Debian
15 10 (0.36%) Mac OS
15 10 (0.36%) Mac OS X
16 9 (0.33%) Ubuntu
17 8 (0.29%) Windows Server 2003
18 7 (0.25%) Windows Phone
18 7 (0.25%) Windows Phone 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 923 (33.50%) Agile Software Development
2 566 (20.54%) Project Management
3 406 (14.74%) Coaching
4 396 (14.37%) Problem-Solving
5 386 (14.01%) Mentoring
6 382 (13.87%) ITIL
6 382 (13.87%) Software Engineering
7 356 (12.92%) Analytics
8 351 (12.74%) Stakeholder Management
9 306 (11.11%) Scrum
10 287 (10.42%) Continuous Improvement
11 284 (10.31%) PRINCE2
12 235 (8.53%) Continuous Integration
13 222 (8.06%) Service Delivery
14 210 (7.62%) Change Management
14 210 (7.62%) Test Automation
15 200 (7.26%) DevOps
16 198 (7.19%) Service Management
17 180 (6.53%) SDLC
18 177 (6.42%) TDD
Programming Languages
1 417 (15.14%) SQL
2 246 (8.93%) C#
3 236 (8.57%) Java
4 192 (6.97%) JavaScript
5 153 (5.55%) Python
6 97 (3.52%) C
7 64 (2.32%) C++
8 60 (2.18%) PowerShell
9 56 (2.03%) PHP
10 53 (1.92%) Ruby
11 48 (1.74%) Scala
12 43 (1.56%) R
13 40 (1.45%) T-SQL
14 36 (1.31%) PL/SQL
15 27 (0.98%) ES6
15 27 (0.98%) Shell Script
16 26 (0.94%) TypeScript
17 25 (0.91%) Java 8
18 23 (0.83%) Perl
19 20 (0.73%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 444 (16.12%) Degree
2 101 (3.67%) Security Cleared
3 98 (3.56%) Cisco Certification
3 98 (3.56%) PMI Certification
4 92 (3.34%) CCNP
5 90 (3.27%) CISSP
6 88 (3.19%) Microsoft Certification
7 70 (2.54%) ISEB
8 69 (2.50%) Computer Science Degree
9 64 (2.32%) SC Cleared
10 59 (2.14%) PMP
11 58 (2.11%) CCNA
12 56 (2.03%) CISA
12 56 (2.03%) MCSE
13 52 (1.89%) CISM
14 50 (1.81%) CCIE
15 43 (1.56%) CEH
16 42 (1.52%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
17 41 (1.49%) ITIL Certification
18 39 (1.42%) GIAC
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 220 (7.99%) QA
2 165 (5.99%) SLA
3 148 (5.37%) GDPR
4 119 (4.32%) PMO
5 82 (2.98%) ISO/IEC 27001
6 41 (1.49%) PCI DSS
7 40 (1.45%) Data Quality
8 18 (0.65%) ISO 9001
9 17 (0.62%) GPG13
10 16 (0.58%) Disclosure Scotland
11 13 (0.47%) PSD2
12 8 (0.29%) COBIT
13 7 (0.25%) COSHH
13 7 (0.25%) Cyber Essentials
13 7 (0.25%) PMBOK
14 6 (0.22%) JSP 440
14 6 (0.22%) P3O
15 5 (0.18%) RMADS
15 5 (0.18%) Sarbanes-Oxley
16 4 (0.15%) Solvency II
System Software
1 187 (6.79%) Active Directory
2 149 (5.41%) VMware Infrastructure
3 104 (3.77%) Docker
4 86 (3.12%) Hyper-V
5 28 (1.02%) VMware ESXi
6 27 (0.98%) Virtual Machines
7 19 (0.69%) XenApp
8 17 (0.62%) vSphere
9 16 (0.58%) Microsoft App-V
10 14 (0.51%) Virtual Servers
11 13 (0.47%) XenDesktop
12 11 (0.40%) VMware NSX
13 8 (0.29%) BitLocker
14 5 (0.18%) HDFS
15 4 (0.15%) Virtual Desktop
16 3 (0.11%) vCloud
17 2 (0.073%) Microsoft Virtual Server
18 1 (0.036%) Firmware
18 1 (0.036%) Tivoli Workload Scheduler
18 1 (0.036%) VMware Workstation
Systems Management
1 114 (4.14%) SCCM
2 44 (1.60%) Kubernetes
3 36 (1.31%) Puppet
4 34 (1.23%) Opscode Chef
5 31 (1.13%) McAfee ePO
5 31 (1.13%) Nessus
6 25 (0.91%) Ansible
7 20 (0.73%) Microsoft Intune
8 19 (0.69%) Cisco CUCM
8 19 (0.69%) Failover Clustering
9 17 (0.62%) Terraform
10 16 (0.58%) vCenter Server
11 15 (0.54%) Cisco UCCX
11 15 (0.54%) SCVMM
12 14 (0.51%) Cisco UCCE
13 13 (0.47%) Nagios
14 12 (0.44%) HP Quality Center
15 10 (0.36%) Grafana
15 10 (0.36%) Prometheus
16 9 (0.33%) SCOrch
Vendors
1 449 (16.30%) Microsoft
2 209 (7.59%) VMware
3 168 (6.10%) Cisco
4 156 (5.66%) Oracle
5 96 (3.48%) Citrix
6 89 (3.23%) SAP
7 73 (2.65%) CheckPoint
8 61 (2.21%) Juniper
9 60 (2.18%) HP
10 59 (2.14%) Palo Alto
11 52 (1.89%) Google
12 47 (1.71%) Salesforce.com
13 46 (1.67%) Splunk
14 45 (1.63%) McAfee
15 44 (1.60%) F5
16 34 (1.23%) Apple
17 30 (1.09%) Symantec
18 29 (1.05%) Informatica
19 28 (1.02%) NetApp
20 26 (0.94%) Teradata