Period
to 19 December 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 19 December 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Line Management
UK
6 months to
19 Dec 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 175 199 185
Rank change year-on-year +24 -14 -7
Permanent jobs citing Line Management 3,119 3,187 3,577
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 1.97% 1.78% 1.93%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.15% 1.94% 2.12%
Number of salaries quoted 2,142 2,408 2,792
UK median annual salary £56,182 £55,000 £52,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +2.15% +4.76% -2.78%
10th Percentile £29,000 £30,350 £31,250
90th Percentile £90,000 £86,250 £85,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £52,500 £51,500 £50,000
% change year-on-year +1.94% +3.00% -

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 145,362 164,208 169,022
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 91.61% 91.89% 91.31%
Number of salaries quoted 114,777 130,654 140,219
UK median annual salary £52,500 £50,000 £48,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.00% +3.09% +2.11%
10th Percentile £29,750 £28,500 £27,625
90th Percentile £85,000 £80,000 £78,750
UK excluding London median annual salary £45,000 £44,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year +2.27% +3.53% -

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 19 December 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 19 December 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 +19 2,875 £57,500 +2.68% 333
UK excluding London +38 1,991 £52,500 +1.94% 255
London -22 1,017 £67,500 +3.85% 101
South East +28 519 £60,000 +13.21% 52
North of England +20 394 £50,000 -3.85% 65
Midlands 0 370 £45,000 -5.01% 49
East of England +42 307 £60,000 -4.00% 42
West Midlands +20 291 £42,500 -10.29% 38
South West +54 271 £58,208 +29.35% 24
North West +45 230 £50,000 -3.85% 40
Yorkshire +2 148 £45,000 -13.46% 21
Scotland +42 102 £55,000 +5.77% 10
East Midlands -13 79 £47,500 +1.06% 11
Wales +26 49 £39,374 -17.11% 13
North East -7 16 £43,653 -12.69% 4
Northern Ireland -9 2 £30,500 -8.27%

For the 6 months to 19 December 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 1,157 (37.10%) Agile Software Development
2 874 (28.02%) Finance
3 614 (19.69%) Project Management
4 517 (16.58%) Microsoft
5 497 (15.93%) Mentoring
6 492 (15.77%) SQL
7 481 (15.42%) Degree
8 463 (14.84%) Stakeholder Management
9 456 (14.62%) Problem-Solving
10 452 (14.49%) Coaching
11 401 (12.86%) Scrum
12 386 (12.38%) Windows
13 384 (12.31%) ITIL
14 366 (11.73%) Software Engineering
15 346 (11.09%) Continuous Improvement
16 334 (10.71%) .NET
17 333 (10.68%) Java
18 312 (10.00%) Microsoft Azure
19 311 (9.97%) C#
20 298 (9.55%) Analytics
21 287 (9.20%) Retail
22 276 (8.85%) Analytical Skills
23 273 (8.75%) SQL Server
23 273 (8.75%) PRINCE2
24 265 (8.50%) Amazon AWS
25 253 (8.11%) Continuous Integration
26 248 (7.95%) Change Management
26 248 (7.95%) VMware
26 248 (7.95%) Data Centre
27 238 (7.63%) DevOps

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 94 (3.01%) SharePoint
2 91 (2.92%) Confluence
3 67 (2.15%) Apache Spark
4 66 (2.12%) IIS
5 53 (1.70%) MS Exchange
6 50 (1.60%) CMS
7 39 (1.25%) Apache
8 32 (1.03%) BizTalk Server
9 27 (0.87%) SAS
10 24 (0.77%) WordPress
11 18 (0.58%) Elasticsearch
11 18 (0.58%) JBoss
12 16 (0.51%) OpenStack
12 16 (0.51%) SharePoint Server
12 16 (0.51%) Skype for Business
13 15 (0.48%) nginx
14 14 (0.45%) ArcGIS
14 14 (0.45%) Exchange Server 2010
14 14 (0.45%) Tomcat
15 13 (0.42%) Oracle SOA Suite
Applications
1 160 (5.13%) Microsoft Office
2 103 (3.30%) Microsoft Excel
3 85 (2.73%) Microsoft Project
4 72 (2.31%) Microsoft PowerPoint
5 47 (1.51%) MS Visio
6 19 (0.61%) Photoshop
7 14 (0.45%) Chatbot
8 10 (0.32%) Acrobat
8 10 (0.32%) RoboHelp
9 8 (0.26%) AutoCAD
10 7 (0.22%) Adobe Creative Suite
10 7 (0.22%) InDesign
11 6 (0.19%) Adobe Captivate
11 6 (0.19%) Adobe Illustrator
11 6 (0.19%) Spreadsheet
12 5 (0.16%) PaintShop Pro
12 5 (0.16%) Snagit
13 3 (0.096%) Adobe Premiere
13 3 (0.096%) Open Workbench
14 2 (0.064%) OmniGraffle
Business Applications
1 25 (0.80%) Dynamics CRM
2 13 (0.42%) Oracle EBS
2 13 (0.42%) SAP ERP
3 10 (0.32%) Oracle Payables
4 8 (0.26%) Oracle General Ledger
5 6 (0.19%) Dynamics AX
6 5 (0.16%) INSURE/90
6 5 (0.16%) Raiser's Edge
6 5 (0.16%) SAP S/4HANA
7 4 (0.13%) Dynamics NAV
7 4 (0.13%) OPENHousing
7 4 (0.13%) Oracle Applications
8 3 (0.096%) Oracle AGIS
8 3 (0.096%) Oracle EBS R12
8 3 (0.096%) Oracle E-Business Tax
8 3 (0.096%) Oracle iProcurement
8 3 (0.096%) Oracle Receivables
8 3 (0.096%) Oracle Subledger Accounting
9 2 (0.064%) Postilion
9 2 (0.064%) SAP BPC
Cloud Services
1 312 (10.00%) Microsoft Azure
2 265 (8.50%) Amazon AWS
3 161 (5.16%) Office 365
4 113 (3.62%) SaaS
5 56 (1.80%) Cloud Computing
6 50 (1.60%) IaaS
7 46 (1.47%) PaaS
8 42 (1.35%) Serverless
9 36 (1.15%) Amazon EC2
10 34 (1.09%) AWS CloudFormation
10 34 (1.09%) Google Cloud Platform
10 34 (1.09%) Virtual Private Cloud
11 30 (0.96%) Amazon S3
12 28 (0.90%) Amazon CloudWatch
12 28 (0.90%) Azure Functions
13 27 (0.87%) Amazon Kinesis
14 26 (0.83%) Azure Active Directory
15 21 (0.67%) GitHub
16 20 (0.64%) Salesforce Service Cloud
17 17 (0.55%) Adobe Creative Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 130 (4.17%) Firewall
2 98 (3.14%) Internet
3 97 (3.11%) WAN
4 95 (3.05%) DNS
5 83 (2.66%) LAN
6 69 (2.21%) TCP/IP
7 62 (1.99%) DHCP
8 54 (1.73%) Network Security
9 53 (1.70%) BGP
10 51 (1.64%) Wireless
11 47 (1.51%) VPN
12 46 (1.47%) VoIP
13 44 (1.41%) Cisco Nexus
14 35 (1.12%) MPLS
15 34 (1.09%) Cisco IOS
16 32 (1.03%) SAN
16 32 (1.03%) VLAN
17 31 (0.99%) OSPF
18 30 (0.96%) IPsec
19 29 (0.93%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 273 (8.75%) SQL Server
2 214 (6.86%) Big Data
3 90 (2.89%) Data Warehouse
4 74 (2.37%) MySQL
5 70 (2.24%) NoSQL
6 56 (1.80%) Power BI
6 56 (1.80%) Relational Database
7 51 (1.64%) Hadoop
8 48 (1.54%) Azure SQL Database
9 41 (1.31%) SQL Server Integration Services
9 41 (1.31%) SQL Server Reporting Services
10 39 (1.25%) Amazon RDS
11 38 (1.22%) PostgreSQL
12 37 (1.19%) Oracle Database
13 31 (0.99%) MongoDB
14 28 (0.90%) Data Lake
15 27 (0.87%) Amazon Redshift
16 26 (0.83%) Amazon DynamoDB
17 22 (0.71%) Apache Hive
17 22 (0.71%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 179 (5.74%) JIRA
2 119 (3.82%) Git (software)
3 117 (3.75%) Jenkins
4 91 (2.92%) Selenium
5 62 (1.99%) Team Foundation Server
6 53 (1.70%) Visual Studio
7 47 (1.51%) Cucumber
8 41 (1.31%) WebDriver
9 32 (1.03%) Subversion
10 31 (0.99%) TeamCity
11 29 (0.93%) Atlassian Bamboo
12 27 (0.87%) Appium
12 27 (0.87%) SoapUI
13 24 (0.77%) LoadRunner
13 24 (0.77%) Maven
14 23 (0.74%) Visual Studio Team System
15 17 (0.55%) Ant
15 17 (0.55%) Hudson
16 15 (0.48%) JMeter
16 15 (0.48%) NUnit
General
1 874 (28.02%) Finance
2 287 (9.20%) Retail
3 180 (5.77%) Marketing
4 148 (4.75%) Banking
5 116 (3.72%) Telecoms
6 89 (2.85%) Electronics
7 80 (2.56%) Games
8 69 (2.21%) Legal
9 50 (1.60%) Automotive
10 49 (1.57%) Publishing
11 48 (1.54%) Law
12 43 (1.38%) Manufacturing
13 41 (1.31%) Military
14 35 (1.12%) Back Office
15 33 (1.06%) Pharmaceutical
16 24 (0.77%) Billing
17 18 (0.58%) Advertising
18 17 (0.55%) Investment Banking
19 11 (0.35%) Aerospace
20 10 (0.32%) Front Office
Job Titles
1 265 (8.50%) Team Leader
2 260 (8.34%) Analyst
3 245 (7.86%) Developer
4 211 (6.76%) Project Manager
5 194 (6.22%) Architect
6 154 (4.94%) Software Manager
7 138 (4.42%) Development Manager
8 126 (4.04%) IT Manager
9 114 (3.66%) Solutions Architect
10 112 (3.59%) Service Manager
11 102 (3.27%) Consultant
12 101 (3.24%) Senior Manager
13 98 (3.14%) Lead Developer
14 95 (3.05%) Programme Manager
15 94 (3.01%) Software Engineer
16 90 (2.89%) Business Analyst
17 87 (2.79%) Delivery Manager
18 85 (2.73%) Software Development Manager
19 65 (2.08%) Infrastructure Manager
20 64 (2.05%) Technical Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 334 (10.71%) .NET
2 182 (5.84%) Web Services
3 175 (5.61%) HTML
4 151 (4.84%) CSS
5 103 (3.30%) XML
6 98 (3.14%) ASP.NET
7 92 (2.95%) AngularJS
8 87 (2.79%) RESTful
9 80 (2.56%) REST
10 74 (2.37%) .NET Framework
11 70 (2.24%) Spring
12 63 (2.02%) ASP.NET Web API
12 63 (2.02%) HTML5
13 60 (1.92%) SOAP
14 58 (1.86%) React
15 56 (1.80%) JSON
15 56 (1.80%) WCF
16 54 (1.73%) jQuery
17 52 (1.67%) Node.js
18 44 (1.41%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 276 (8.85%) Analytical Skills
2 248 (7.95%) Data Centre
3 213 (6.83%) Management Information System
4 163 (5.23%) Self-Motivation
5 159 (5.10%) User Experience
6 100 (3.21%) Mobile App
7 70 (2.24%) Algorithms
8 63 (2.02%) Private Cloud
9 60 (1.92%) PMI
10 57 (1.83%) Enterprise Software
11 55 (1.76%) Greenfield Project
12 52 (1.67%) Fintech
13 49 (1.57%) Data Structures
14 42 (1.35%) Virtual Team
15 41 (1.31%) Driving Licence
16 40 (1.28%) Public Cloud
17 33 (1.06%) Social Media
18 28 (0.90%) Internet of Things
18 28 (0.90%) NHS
19 24 (0.77%) Clustering
Operating Systems
1 386 (12.38%) Windows
2 228 (7.31%) Linux
3 132 (4.23%) Windows Server
4 78 (2.50%) Windows Server 2008
4 78 (2.50%) Windows Server 2012
5 72 (2.31%) Unix
6 64 (2.05%) Windows 10
7 63 (2.02%) Windows 7
8 42 (1.35%) Android
8 42 (1.35%) Apple iOS
9 25 (0.80%) Ubuntu
10 21 (0.67%) Debian
11 18 (0.58%) Solaris
12 15 (0.48%) Windows Server 2003
13 11 (0.35%) Windows 8
14 10 (0.32%) AIX
15 9 (0.29%) Mac OS X
16 8 (0.26%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
17 7 (0.22%) Windows Phone
17 7 (0.22%) Windows Phone 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 1,157 (37.10%) Agile Software Development
2 614 (19.69%) Project Management
3 497 (15.93%) Mentoring
4 463 (14.84%) Stakeholder Management
5 456 (14.62%) Problem-Solving
6 452 (14.49%) Coaching
7 401 (12.86%) Scrum
8 384 (12.31%) ITIL
9 366 (11.73%) Software Engineering
10 346 (11.09%) Continuous Improvement
11 298 (9.55%) Analytics
12 273 (8.75%) PRINCE2
13 253 (8.11%) Continuous Integration
14 248 (7.95%) Change Management
15 238 (7.63%) DevOps
16 232 (7.44%) Service Delivery
17 219 (7.02%) SDLC
17 219 (7.02%) TDD
18 218 (6.99%) Test Automation
19 199 (6.38%) Service Management
Programming Languages
1 492 (15.77%) SQL
2 333 (10.68%) Java
3 311 (9.97%) C#
4 222 (7.12%) JavaScript
5 219 (7.02%) Python
6 114 (3.66%) C
7 79 (2.53%) Scala
8 74 (2.37%) C++
9 71 (2.28%) PHP
10 62 (1.99%) R
10 62 (1.99%) T-SQL
11 50 (1.60%) Ruby
12 46 (1.47%) Perl
13 43 (1.38%) Java 8
14 37 (1.19%) TypeScript
15 36 (1.15%) PL/SQL
16 25 (0.80%) PowerShell
17 24 (0.77%) Bash Shell
18 18 (0.58%) ES6
18 18 (0.58%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 481 (15.42%) Degree
2 102 (3.27%) Security Cleared
3 98 (3.14%) PMI Certification
4 83 (2.66%) Cisco Certification
5 70 (2.24%) ISEB
6 69 (2.21%) Microsoft Certification
7 67 (2.15%) Computer Science Degree
8 61 (1.96%) CCNP
9 56 (1.80%) SC Cleared
10 51 (1.64%) PMP
11 47 (1.51%) DV Cleared
12 43 (1.38%) CCNA
12 43 (1.38%) CISSP
13 42 (1.35%) CCIE
14 40 (1.28%) ISTQB
15 39 (1.25%) MCSE
16 36 (1.15%) ITIL Certification
17 35 (1.12%) TOGAF Certification
18 33 (1.06%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
19 32 (1.03%) SAFe Agilist
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 225 (7.21%) QA
2 161 (5.16%) PMO
3 143 (4.58%) GDPR
4 140 (4.49%) SLA
5 46 (1.47%) Data Quality
5 46 (1.47%) ISO/IEC 27001
6 20 (0.64%) Disclosure Scotland
7 15 (0.48%) PCI DSS
8 14 (0.45%) PSD2
9 13 (0.42%) GPG13
9 13 (0.42%) Sarbanes-Oxley
10 12 (0.38%) ISO 9001
11 9 (0.29%) JSP 440
11 9 (0.29%) Solvency II
12 7 (0.22%) PMBOK
13 5 (0.16%) ISO/IEC 15288
13 5 (0.16%) P3O
14 4 (0.13%) ISO/IEC 20000
14 4 (0.13%) MISRA
14 4 (0.13%) RMADS
System Software
1 189 (6.06%) VMware Infrastructure
2 188 (6.03%) Active Directory
3 103 (3.30%) Hyper-V
4 76 (2.44%) Docker
5 54 (1.73%) VMware ESXi
6 31 (0.99%) Virtual Machines
6 31 (0.99%) vSphere
7 29 (0.93%) Microsoft App-V
8 27 (0.87%) XenApp
9 26 (0.83%) XenDesktop
10 14 (0.45%) BitLocker
11 11 (0.35%) VMware NSX
12 9 (0.29%) Firmware
13 6 (0.19%) HDFS
13 6 (0.19%) Virtual Desktop
14 5 (0.16%) Terminal Services
15 3 (0.096%) RHEV
16 2 (0.064%) Ceph
16 2 (0.064%) Samba
16 2 (0.064%) Virtual Servers
Systems Management
1 109 (3.49%) SCCM
2 60 (1.92%) Puppet
3 58 (1.86%) Opscode Chef
4 42 (1.35%) Kubernetes
5 39 (1.25%) Ansible
6 28 (0.90%) Terraform
7 27 (0.87%) Microsoft Intune
7 27 (0.87%) SCOM
8 20 (0.64%) McAfee ePO
9 19 (0.61%) Nessus
10 16 (0.51%) Cisco CUCM
10 16 (0.51%) vCenter Server
11 15 (0.48%) Forefront Identity Manager
11 15 (0.48%) Nagios
12 14 (0.45%) SCVMM
13 13 (0.42%) AirWatch
13 13 (0.42%) Cisco UCCE
13 13 (0.42%) Cisco UCCX
14 12 (0.38%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
14 12 (0.38%) SCOrch
Vendors
1 517 (16.58%) Microsoft
2 248 (7.95%) VMware
3 193 (6.19%) Oracle
4 154 (4.94%) Cisco
5 91 (2.92%) Citrix
6 83 (2.66%) SAP
7 73 (2.34%) HP
8 58 (1.86%) Adobe
9 56 (1.80%) Google
10 53 (1.70%) CheckPoint
11 48 (1.54%) Palo Alto
12 45 (1.44%) Juniper
13 44 (1.41%) Salesforce.com
14 39 (1.25%) McAfee
15 37 (1.19%) IBM
16 31 (0.99%) EMC
16 31 (0.99%) NetApp
17 30 (0.96%) Apple
18 29 (0.93%) Ab Initio
19 27 (0.87%) F5