Period
to 24 February 2018

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 February 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Line Management
UK
6 months to
24 Feb 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 191 166 174
Rank change year-on-year -25 +8 +3
Permanent jobs citing Line Management 3,082 3,576 4,144
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 1.76% 2.04% 1.96%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.96% 2.27% 2.21%
Number of salaries quoted 2,251 2,742 3,326
UK median annual salary £55,000 £55,000 £55,000
10th Percentile £31,750 £31,750 £32,500
90th Percentile £87,500 £87,500 £85,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £52,500 £50,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year +5.00% - +5.26%

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 157,432 157,308 187,549
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 89.88% 89.54% 88.84%
Number of salaries quoted 128,025 129,519 155,322
UK median annual salary £50,000 £48,500 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +3.09% +2.11% +5.56%
10th Percentile £29,000 £28,250 £27,500
90th Percentile £81,250 £78,750 £77,500
UK excluding London median annual salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year +5.88% - +6.25%

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 February 2018.

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 February 2018. 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 -26 2,895 £55,000 - 411
UK excluding London -29 1,826 £52,500 +5.00% 284
London -20 1,155 £65,000 - 149
Midlands -28 453 £47,500 - 59
South East -48 451 £53,000 +0.95% 62
North of England -2 363 £52,500 +10.53% 63
West Midlands -14 325 £48,000 -4.00% 32
East of England 0 309 £65,000 +4.00% 45
North West +16 175 £53,750 +7.50% 37
South West -59 167 £50,000 +11.11% 33
Yorkshire -27 155 £52,000 +9.47% 22
East Midlands -30 128 £47,500 -1.04% 27
Scotland -39 67 £53,250 +6.50% 15
Wales +15 34 £48,750 +30.00% 5
North East -1 33 £50,000 +11.11% 4
Northern Ireland -15 5 £33,250 -44.58% 2

For the 6 months to 24 February 2018, 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 1,092 (35.43%) Agile Software Development
2 834 (27.06%) Finance
3 581 (18.85%) Microsoft
4 569 (18.46%) Project Management
5 499 (16.19%) Mentoring
6 473 (15.35%) ITIL
7 443 (14.37%) Scrum
8 409 (13.27%) Degree
9 393 (12.75%) Windows
10 389 (12.62%) .NET
11 388 (12.59%) SQL
12 386 (12.52%) Java
13 369 (11.97%) Stakeholder Management
14 344 (11.16%) Coaching
15 330 (10.71%) Continuous Improvement
16 328 (10.64%) Analytical Skills
16 328 (10.64%) C#
17 324 (10.51%) JavaScript
18 315 (10.22%) Data Centre
19 298 (9.67%) QA
20 296 (9.60%) Service Delivery
21 290 (9.41%) SQL Server
22 279 (9.05%) PRINCE2
23 265 (8.60%) Retail
24 264 (8.57%) Microsoft Azure
25 248 (8.05%) Software Engineering
25 248 (8.05%) Active Directory
26 246 (7.98%) Change Management
27 239 (7.75%) TDD
28 235 (7.62%) VMware

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
1 103 (3.34%) SharePoint
2 72 (2.34%) CMS
3 64 (2.08%) Apache
3 64 (2.08%) MS Exchange
4 63 (2.04%) IIS
5 36 (1.17%) Confluence
5 36 (1.17%) OpenStack
6 34 (1.10%) Tomcat
7 30 (0.97%) Skype for Business
8 27 (0.88%) SAS
9 23 (0.75%) WordPress
10 22 (0.71%) BizTalk Server
11 16 (0.52%) Drupal
11 16 (0.52%) Exchange Server 2013
12 15 (0.49%) Exchange Server 2007
12 15 (0.49%) nginx
13 14 (0.45%) Oracle SOA Suite
14 11 (0.36%) Apache Spark
14 11 (0.36%) Moodle
15 9 (0.29%) Exchange Server 2010
Applications
1 182 (5.91%) Microsoft Office
2 136 (4.41%) Microsoft Excel
3 55 (1.78%) Microsoft Project
4 35 (1.14%) MS Visio
5 31 (1.01%) Microsoft PowerPoint
6 11 (0.36%) Spreadsheet
7 9 (0.29%) Photoshop
8 7 (0.23%) Adobe Illustrator
8 7 (0.23%) InVision
9 5 (0.16%) Chatbot
10 4 (0.13%) SPSS
10 4 (0.13%) UXPin
11 2 (0.065%) Adobe Creative Suite
12 1 (0.032%) Adobe After Effects
12 1 (0.032%) AutoCAD
12 1 (0.032%) InDesign
12 1 (0.032%) Pixate
12 1 (0.032%) PTC Creo
12 1 (0.032%) Simulink
12 1 (0.032%) SOLIDWORKS
Business Applications
1 50 (1.62%) Dynamics CRM
2 15 (0.49%) Dynamics NAV
3 12 (0.39%) Salesforce.com CRM
4 11 (0.36%) SimCorp Dimension
5 8 (0.26%) Adobe Campaign
5 8 (0.26%) Oracle EBS
6 7 (0.23%) SAP SD
7 6 (0.19%) Dynamics AX
7 6 (0.19%) IntelliMatch
7 6 (0.19%) Magento
7 6 (0.19%) SAP ERP
7 6 (0.19%) Temenos T24
8 5 (0.16%) Raiser's Edge
9 4 (0.13%) OPENHousing
9 4 (0.13%) Oracle Applications
9 4 (0.13%) SAP S/4HANA
10 3 (0.097%) Eloqua
10 3 (0.097%) Exstream
10 3 (0.097%) iTrent
10 3 (0.097%) SAP FI
Cloud Services
1 264 (8.57%) Microsoft Azure
2 216 (7.01%) Amazon AWS
3 199 (6.46%) Office 365
4 145 (4.70%) SaaS
5 71 (2.30%) PaaS
6 57 (1.85%) IaaS
7 46 (1.49%) Cloud Computing
8 34 (1.10%) Dynamics 365
9 19 (0.62%) Amazon EC2
10 17 (0.55%) GitHub
11 15 (0.49%) Slack
12 14 (0.45%) Adobe Analytics
13 13 (0.42%) Azure Active Directory
13 13 (0.42%) Google Analytics
13 13 (0.42%) Yammer
14 12 (0.39%) TestFlight
15 11 (0.36%) Google Cloud Platform
15 11 (0.36%) SuccessFactors
16 10 (0.32%) Dropbox
16 10 (0.32%) npm
Communications & Networking
1 141 (4.57%) Firewall
2 86 (2.79%) WAN
3 72 (2.34%) Wireless
4 68 (2.21%) Network Security
5 64 (2.08%) VPN
6 59 (1.91%) DNS
7 54 (1.75%) Cisco Nexus
8 52 (1.69%) NetScaler
9 47 (1.52%) Unified Communications
10 46 (1.49%) BGP
11 44 (1.43%) Internet
11 44 (1.43%) IPsec
11 44 (1.43%) OSPF
12 43 (1.40%) MPLS
12 43 (1.40%) VoIP
13 42 (1.36%) LAN
14 37 (1.20%) SAN
15 36 (1.17%) DHCP
16 32 (1.04%) Broadband
17 31 (1.01%) Cisco IOS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 290 (9.41%) SQL Server
2 105 (3.41%) MySQL
3 87 (2.82%) Data Warehouse
4 68 (2.21%) Relational Database
5 63 (2.04%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 55 (1.78%) Power BI
7 51 (1.65%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 49 (1.59%) Big Data
9 41 (1.33%) BusinessObjects
10 38 (1.23%) NoSQL
11 36 (1.17%) Oracle Database
12 27 (0.88%) Star Schema
13 25 (0.81%) SQL Server Analysis Services
14 21 (0.68%) PostgreSQL
15 18 (0.58%) SQL Server 2008
16 17 (0.55%) Oracle Reports
17 16 (0.52%) Hadoop
18 14 (0.45%) MongoDB
18 14 (0.45%) RDBMS
19 13 (0.42%) Crystal Reports
Development Applications
1 122 (3.96%) Git (software)
2 118 (3.83%) Jenkins
3 75 (2.43%) JIRA
4 59 (1.91%) Selenium
5 50 (1.62%) Octopus Deploy
6 48 (1.56%) Atlassian Bamboo
6 48 (1.56%) TeamCity
7 42 (1.36%) Cucumber
8 39 (1.27%) MSBuild
9 34 (1.10%) Team Foundation Server
10 32 (1.04%) Visual Studio
11 28 (0.91%) Jasmine
12 25 (0.81%) Appium
13 24 (0.78%) Maven
13 24 (0.78%) WebDriver
13 24 (0.78%) Xcode
14 21 (0.68%) Android Studio
14 21 (0.68%) JUnit
15 20 (0.65%) SpecFlow
15 20 (0.65%) Subversion
General
1 834 (27.06%) Finance
2 265 (8.60%) Retail
3 211 (6.85%) Banking
4 179 (5.81%) Marketing
5 145 (4.70%) Legal
6 77 (2.50%) Law
7 69 (2.24%) Games
8 61 (1.98%) Telecoms
9 51 (1.65%) Investment Banking
10 42 (1.36%) Advertising
11 36 (1.17%) Billing
12 31 (1.01%) Manufacturing
13 28 (0.91%) Back Office
14 27 (0.88%) Retail Banking
15 24 (0.78%) Electronics
16 20 (0.65%) Publishing
17 19 (0.62%) Pharmaceutical
18 15 (0.49%) Front Office
18 15 (0.49%) Online Betting
19 12 (0.39%) International Banking
Job Titles
1 295 (9.57%) Team Leader
2 294 (9.54%) Developer
3 236 (7.66%) Architect
4 228 (7.40%) Analyst
5 190 (6.16%) Project Manager
6 168 (5.45%) IT Manager
7 160 (5.19%) Development Manager
8 135 (4.38%) Service Manager
9 124 (4.02%) Technical Manager
10 112 (3.63%) Senior Manager
11 109 (3.54%) Lead Developer
12 106 (3.44%) Programme Manager
13 104 (3.37%) Senior Developer
14 97 (3.15%) Business Analyst
15 91 (2.95%) Delivery Manager
16 77 (2.50%) Business Manager
16 77 (2.50%) Software Engineer
17 73 (2.37%) .NET Developer
17 73 (2.37%) C# Developer
18 71 (2.30%) Solutions Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 389 (12.62%) .NET
2 219 (7.11%) HTML
3 188 (6.10%) Web Services
4 150 (4.87%) CSS
5 136 (4.41%) ASP.NET
6 102 (3.31%) RESTful
7 97 (3.15%) AngularJS
8 94 (3.05%) REST
9 87 (2.82%) HTML5
10 86 (2.79%) XML
11 79 (2.56%) ASP.NET Web API
12 77 (2.50%) Node.js
13 74 (2.40%) .NET Framework
14 71 (2.30%) Middleware
15 70 (2.27%) jQuery
16 69 (2.24%) React
17 57 (1.85%) Spring
18 50 (1.62%) CSS3
19 46 (1.49%) JSON
20 45 (1.46%) ASP.NET MVC
Miscellaneous
1 328 (10.64%) Analytical Skills
2 315 (10.22%) Data Centre
3 182 (5.91%) Management Information System
4 166 (5.39%) User Experience
5 130 (4.22%) Computer Science
6 83 (2.69%) Mobile App
7 79 (2.56%) Greenfield Project
8 70 (2.27%) Fintech
9 49 (1.59%) Algorithms
10 47 (1.52%) Driving Licence
11 39 (1.27%) Public Cloud
12 38 (1.23%) Clustering
12 38 (1.23%) Social Media
12 38 (1.23%) Virtual Team
13 37 (1.20%) Enterprise Software
14 35 (1.14%) Data Structures
15 34 (1.10%) Mainframe
16 33 (1.07%) PMI
17 31 (1.01%) CMDB
18 30 (0.97%) Enterprise Storage
Operating Systems
1 393 (12.75%) Windows
2 188 (6.10%) Linux
3 164 (5.32%) Windows Server
4 116 (3.76%) Windows Server 2008
5 114 (3.70%) Unix
6 105 (3.41%) Windows Server 2012
7 75 (2.43%) Windows 10
8 60 (1.95%) Windows 7
9 50 (1.62%) Apple iOS
10 46 (1.49%) Android
11 15 (0.49%) Windows 8
12 11 (0.36%) Debian
13 9 (0.29%) VMS
14 8 (0.26%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
15 7 (0.23%) CentOS
15 7 (0.23%) Ubuntu
16 6 (0.19%) Windows Server 2003
17 5 (0.16%) Mac OS X
18 4 (0.13%) Windows 2000
18 4 (0.13%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 1,092 (35.43%) Agile Software Development
2 569 (18.46%) Project Management
3 499 (16.19%) Mentoring
4 473 (15.35%) ITIL
5 443 (14.37%) Scrum
6 369 (11.97%) Stakeholder Management
7 344 (11.16%) Coaching
8 330 (10.71%) Continuous Improvement
9 296 (9.60%) Service Delivery
10 279 (9.05%) PRINCE2
11 248 (8.05%) Software Engineering
12 246 (7.98%) Change Management
13 239 (7.75%) TDD
14 235 (7.62%) Continuous Integration
15 230 (7.46%) SDLC
16 217 (7.04%) DevOps
17 197 (6.39%) Test Automation
18 196 (6.36%) E-Commerce
19 194 (6.29%) Business Intelligence
20 192 (6.23%) Presales
Programming Languages
1 388 (12.59%) SQL
2 386 (12.52%) Java
3 328 (10.64%) C#
4 324 (10.51%) JavaScript
5 110 (3.57%) Python
6 109 (3.54%) PHP
7 70 (2.27%) Ruby
8 66 (2.14%) PowerShell
9 65 (2.11%) C
10 51 (1.65%) T-SQL
11 46 (1.49%) C++
12 36 (1.17%) PL/SQL
13 31 (1.01%) Scala
14 29 (0.94%) R
14 29 (0.94%) TypeScript
15 26 (0.84%) Perl
16 25 (0.81%) VB
16 25 (0.81%) VBA
17 23 (0.75%) VB.NET
18 22 (0.71%) Groovy
Qualifications
1 409 (13.27%) Degree
2 109 (3.54%) Cisco Certification
3 99 (3.21%) Microsoft Certification
4 89 (2.89%) Security Cleared
5 80 (2.60%) PMP
6 78 (2.53%) MCSE
7 74 (2.40%) PMI Certification
8 73 (2.37%) CCNP
9 71 (2.30%) ISEB
10 65 (2.11%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
11 62 (2.01%) SC Cleared
12 61 (1.98%) Computer Science Degree
13 51 (1.65%) ITIL Certification
14 40 (1.30%) CISSP
15 38 (1.23%) CCNA
16 36 (1.17%) CCIE
17 31 (1.01%) PRINCE2 Certification
18 29 (0.94%) CISM
19 28 (0.91%) ISTQB
19 28 (0.91%) MCSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 298 (9.67%) QA
2 183 (5.94%) SLA
3 126 (4.09%) PMO
4 53 (1.72%) GDPR
5 46 (1.49%) Data Quality
6 43 (1.40%) ISO/IEC 27001
7 28 (0.91%) PCI DSS
8 14 (0.45%) ISO 9001
8 14 (0.45%) Solvency II
9 11 (0.36%) ISAE 3402
9 11 (0.36%) SSAE 16
10 9 (0.29%) Disclosure Scotland
11 8 (0.26%) Cyber Essentials
11 8 (0.26%) PSD2
12 6 (0.19%) GPG13
13 5 (0.16%) ISO 22301
13 5 (0.16%) ISO/IEC 20000
14 4 (0.13%) COBIT
14 4 (0.13%) Cyber Essentials PLUS
14 4 (0.13%) WCAG
System Software
1 248 (8.05%) Active Directory
2 121 (3.93%) VMware Infrastructure
3 120 (3.89%) Hyper-V
4 68 (2.21%) VMware ESXi
4 68 (2.21%) XenApp
5 67 (2.17%) Docker
6 61 (1.98%) XenDesktop
7 47 (1.52%) Microsoft App-V
8 35 (1.14%) Virtual Machines
9 32 (1.04%) vSphere
10 11 (0.36%) DFS Replication
11 9 (0.29%) Oracle RAC
12 7 (0.23%) vCloud
12 7 (0.23%) VMware NSX
13 5 (0.16%) Virtual Servers
14 4 (0.13%) Virtual Desktop
15 2 (0.065%) Terminal Services
16 1 (0.032%) Postfix
16 1 (0.032%) ProxySG
16 1 (0.032%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 63 (2.04%) Puppet
2 52 (1.69%) Ansible
3 49 (1.59%) Opscode Chef
3 49 (1.59%) SCCM
4 42 (1.36%) Forefront Identity Manager
4 42 (1.36%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
4 42 (1.36%) Microsoft Intune
4 42 (1.36%) SCOrch
5 40 (1.30%) Tivoli Storage Manager
6 30 (0.97%) Cisco CUCM
7 28 (0.91%) SCVMM
8 26 (0.84%) Cisco UCCE
8 26 (0.84%) Cisco UCCX
9 23 (0.75%) Kubernetes
10 19 (0.62%) vCenter Server
11 13 (0.42%) HP Quality Center
12 12 (0.39%) HockeyApp
13 11 (0.36%) Single Sign-On
14 9 (0.29%) Nagios
15 8 (0.26%) CSIRT
Vendors
1 581 (18.85%) Microsoft
2 235 (7.62%) VMware
3 165 (5.35%) Cisco
4 153 (4.96%) Citrix
5 128 (4.15%) Oracle
6 98 (3.18%) HP
7 84 (2.73%) SAP
8 65 (2.11%) Google
9 56 (1.82%) CheckPoint
10 55 (1.78%) NetApp
11 52 (1.69%) Salesforce.com
12 45 (1.46%) F5
13 41 (1.33%) Adobe
14 40 (1.30%) Juniper
15 38 (1.23%) Fortinet
15 38 (1.23%) Tableau
16 32 (1.04%) Dell
16 32 (1.04%) IBM
17 31 (1.01%) Palo Alto
18 30 (0.97%) BMC