Period
to 26 May 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 26 May 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Line Management
UK
6 months to
26 May 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 197 181 174
Rank change year-on-year -16 -7 +14
Permanent jobs citing Line Management 2,986 3,243 4,068
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 1.72% 1.90% 2.03%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.89% 2.10% 2.25%
Number of salaries quoted 2,102 2,518 3,226
UK median annual salary £55,000 £55,000 £55,000
10th Percentile £32,500 £32,175 £32,500
90th Percentile £85,000 £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 157,838 154,521 180,630
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 90.82% 90.55% 89.99%
Number of salaries quoted 126,822 126,656 150,189
UK median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.26% - +3.26%
10th Percentile £29,750 £28,000 £27,500
90th Percentile £82,500 £78,750 £77,500
UK excluding London median annual salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year +5.88% - +3.66%

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 26 May 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 26 May 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 -24 2,785 £55,000 - 338
UK excluding London -18 1,781 £52,500 +5.00% 254
London -17 1,104 £65,000 - 95
Midlands -8 423 £48,000 +6.67% 50
North of England -10 393 £50,000 +5.26% 70
South East -58 378 £53,500 -2.73% 61
West Midlands -5 319 £49,630 +4.48% 32
East of England +15 301 £62,500 +8.70% 34
North West +5 212 £52,500 - 33
South West -69 183 £50,000 +5.26% 27
Yorkshire -19 161 £50,000 +5.26% 30
East Midlands -10 104 £47,500 +26.67% 18
Scotland -29 84 £57,750 +0.43% 7
Wales -10 29 £46,250 +14.91% 3
North East -28 20 £39,500 -7.06% 7
Northern Ireland +12 10 £33,250 -39.55% 2

For the 6 months to 26 May 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 1,105 (37.01%) Agile Software Development
2 865 (28.97%) Finance
3 611 (20.46%) Project Management
4 538 (18.02%) Microsoft
5 503 (16.85%) Mentoring
6 489 (16.38%) Degree
7 436 (14.60%) ITIL
8 401 (13.43%) SQL
9 392 (13.13%) Scrum
10 391 (13.09%) Continuous Improvement
11 385 (12.89%) Stakeholder Management
12 373 (12.49%) Java
13 341 (11.42%) Analytical Skills
14 339 (11.35%) Problem-Solving
15 338 (11.32%) Windows
16 334 (11.19%) Coaching
17 328 (10.98%) .NET
18 304 (10.18%) QA
19 303 (10.15%) C#
20 296 (9.91%) Data Centre
21 294 (9.85%) Software Engineering
22 270 (9.04%) Microsoft Azure
23 266 (8.91%) Service Delivery
24 264 (8.84%) TDD
25 263 (8.81%) SQL Server
26 260 (8.71%) Presales
27 258 (8.64%) Continuous Integration
28 254 (8.51%) Retail
29 250 (8.37%) Active Directory
30 248 (8.31%) PRINCE2

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 78 (2.61%) SharePoint
2 57 (1.91%) CMS
3 53 (1.77%) Confluence
4 45 (1.51%) MS Exchange
5 39 (1.31%) IIS
6 27 (0.90%) Apache
6 27 (0.90%) OpenStack
7 24 (0.80%) Apache Spark
7 24 (0.80%) Oracle SOA Suite
8 20 (0.67%) SAS
9 19 (0.64%) WebSphere
9 19 (0.64%) WordPress
10 18 (0.60%) Skype for Business
11 15 (0.50%) Exchange Server 2010
12 14 (0.47%) Exchange Server 2013
13 13 (0.44%) Tomcat
14 12 (0.40%) Exchange Server 2007
15 11 (0.37%) Oracle Service Bus
16 9 (0.30%) NetWeaver
16 9 (0.30%) Sitecore CMS
Applications
1 181 (6.06%) Microsoft Office
2 143 (4.79%) Microsoft Excel
3 81 (2.71%) Microsoft Project
4 46 (1.54%) Microsoft PowerPoint
5 37 (1.24%) MS Visio
6 14 (0.47%) Spreadsheet
7 12 (0.40%) Photoshop
8 11 (0.37%) Adobe Illustrator
8 11 (0.37%) Chatbot
9 9 (0.30%) Adobe Creative Suite
10 6 (0.20%) InVision
11 4 (0.13%) InDesign
11 4 (0.13%) SPSS
11 4 (0.13%) UXPin
12 2 (0.067%) Adobe Premiere
13 1 (0.033%) Adobe After Effects
13 1 (0.033%) AutoCAD
13 1 (0.033%) Open Workbench
13 1 (0.033%) PTC Creo
13 1 (0.033%) SOLIDWORKS
Business Applications
1 45 (1.51%) Dynamics CRM
2 16 (0.54%) Eagle PACE
2 16 (0.54%) Front Arena
2 16 (0.54%) thinkFolio
3 15 (0.50%) Dynamics NAV
4 11 (0.37%) SimCorp Dimension
5 10 (0.33%) Dynamics AX
5 10 (0.33%) SAP BPC
6 9 (0.30%) Adobe Campaign
6 9 (0.30%) Salesforce.com CRM
7 8 (0.27%) IntelliMatch
7 8 (0.27%) Oracle EBS
7 8 (0.27%) Temenos T24
8 5 (0.17%) Bloomberg AIM
8 5 (0.17%) SAP ERP
9 3 (0.10%) Academy Housing
9 3 (0.10%) iTrent
9 3 (0.10%) Markit EDM
9 3 (0.10%) SAP FI
9 3 (0.10%) Servitor
Cloud Services
1 270 (9.04%) Microsoft Azure
2 192 (6.43%) Amazon AWS
3 176 (5.89%) Office 365
4 111 (3.72%) SaaS
5 59 (1.98%) PaaS
6 53 (1.77%) IaaS
7 37 (1.24%) Cloud Computing
8 32 (1.07%) Dynamics 365
9 24 (0.80%) Amazon EC2
10 21 (0.70%) GitHub
10 21 (0.70%) Slack
11 19 (0.64%) Google Analytics
12 15 (0.50%) npm
13 10 (0.33%) Adobe Analytics
14 9 (0.30%) Google Cloud Platform
14 9 (0.30%) Yammer
15 8 (0.27%) Amazon Kinesis
15 8 (0.27%) Azure Active Directory
15 8 (0.27%) G Suite
16 7 (0.23%) SuccessFactors
Communications & Networking
1 157 (5.26%) Firewall
2 78 (2.61%) WAN
3 75 (2.51%) VPN
4 72 (2.41%) LAN
5 71 (2.38%) NetScaler
6 63 (2.11%) DNS
7 46 (1.54%) Network Security
8 40 (1.34%) DHCP
9 38 (1.27%) TCP/IP
10 37 (1.24%) Wireless
11 32 (1.07%) Broadband
11 32 (1.07%) IPsec
12 30 (1.00%) Cisco ASA
13 29 (0.97%) Cisco Nexus
13 29 (0.97%) Wi-Fi
14 28 (0.94%) Internet
15 27 (0.90%) SSL
16 26 (0.87%) SAN
17 25 (0.84%) BGP
18 24 (0.80%) OSPF
Database & Business Intelligence
1 263 (8.81%) SQL Server
2 93 (3.11%) Data Warehouse
3 79 (2.65%) Relational Database
4 69 (2.31%) Power BI
5 63 (2.11%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 52 (1.74%) Big Data
7 47 (1.57%) MySQL
8 44 (1.47%) NoSQL
9 41 (1.37%) Oracle Database
10 36 (1.21%) SQL Server Integration Services
11 28 (0.94%) Hadoop
12 24 (0.80%) MongoDB
12 24 (0.80%) SQL Server Analysis Services
13 21 (0.70%) GIS
13 21 (0.70%) Star Schema
14 20 (0.67%) BusinessObjects
15 15 (0.50%) Oracle Database 12c
15 15 (0.50%) Oracle Reports
16 13 (0.44%) SQL Server 2008
17 12 (0.40%) Apache Cassandra
Development Applications
1 135 (4.52%) JIRA
2 122 (4.09%) Jenkins
3 112 (3.75%) Git (software)
4 79 (2.65%) Selenium
5 58 (1.94%) Cucumber
6 56 (1.88%) Octopus Deploy
7 55 (1.84%) TeamCity
8 39 (1.31%) Appium
8 39 (1.31%) Atlassian Bamboo
9 37 (1.24%) WebDriver
10 35 (1.17%) LoadRunner
11 31 (1.04%) Visual Studio
12 30 (1.00%) MSBuild
13 29 (0.97%) Team Foundation Server
14 26 (0.87%) Maven
14 26 (0.87%) TestRail
15 24 (0.80%) NeoLoad
15 24 (0.80%) NUnit
15 24 (0.80%) Subversion
16 22 (0.74%) Bitbucket
General
1 865 (28.97%) Finance
2 254 (8.51%) Retail
3 204 (6.83%) Marketing
4 144 (4.82%) Banking
5 122 (4.09%) Legal
6 79 (2.65%) Telecoms
7 68 (2.28%) Law
8 62 (2.08%) Games
9 43 (1.44%) Manufacturing
10 39 (1.31%) Advertising
11 38 (1.27%) Billing
12 32 (1.07%) Back Office
13 28 (0.94%) Front Office
14 23 (0.77%) Electronics
15 20 (0.67%) Investment Banking
16 19 (0.64%) Publishing
17 17 (0.57%) Automotive
18 13 (0.44%) Retail Banking
19 11 (0.37%) Pharmaceutical
20 9 (0.30%) Military
Job Titles
1 259 (8.67%) Architect
2 238 (7.97%) Developer
3 233 (7.80%) Analyst
4 229 (7.67%) Team Leader
5 182 (6.10%) IT Manager
6 172 (5.76%) Project Manager
7 130 (4.35%) Development Manager
8 119 (3.99%) Senior Manager
9 115 (3.85%) Service Manager
10 103 (3.45%) Lead Developer
10 103 (3.45%) Programme Manager
11 101 (3.38%) Technical Manager
12 95 (3.18%) Business Analyst
13 92 (3.08%) Software Engineer
14 84 (2.81%) Delivery Manager
15 73 (2.44%) Technical Architect
16 69 (2.31%) Solutions Architect
17 67 (2.24%) Business Manager
18 65 (2.18%) Software Manager
19 62 (2.08%) Development Team Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 328 (10.98%) .NET
2 187 (6.26%) Web Services
3 169 (5.66%) HTML
4 128 (4.29%) CSS
5 117 (3.92%) ASP.NET
6 84 (2.81%) AngularJS
7 83 (2.78%) REST
8 76 (2.55%) .NET Framework
9 73 (2.44%) RESTful
10 68 (2.28%) Spring
11 65 (2.18%) ASP.NET Web API
12 63 (2.11%) jQuery
13 59 (1.98%) ASP.NET MVC
13 59 (1.98%) HTML5
14 53 (1.77%) Middleware
15 49 (1.64%) XML
16 45 (1.51%) WCF
17 40 (1.34%) React
18 35 (1.17%) CSS3
19 34 (1.14%) Entity Framework
Miscellaneous
1 341 (11.42%) Analytical Skills
2 296 (9.91%) Data Centre
3 184 (6.16%) Self-Motivation
4 144 (4.82%) Management Information System
5 133 (4.45%) Computer Science
6 122 (4.09%) User Experience
7 100 (3.35%) Mobile App
8 72 (2.41%) Fintech
9 62 (2.08%) Algorithms
9 62 (2.08%) Greenfield Project
10 49 (1.64%) Data Structures
11 47 (1.57%) Driving Licence
12 45 (1.51%) Virtual Team
13 43 (1.44%) CMDB
14 35 (1.17%) Social Media
15 33 (1.11%) Public Cloud
16 28 (0.94%) Enterprise Software
17 27 (0.90%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
18 24 (0.80%) Replication
19 23 (0.77%) Equities
Operating Systems
1 338 (11.32%) Windows
2 167 (5.59%) Windows Server
3 148 (4.96%) Linux
4 140 (4.69%) Windows Server 2008
5 118 (3.95%) Windows Server 2012
6 104 (3.48%) Windows 10
7 56 (1.88%) Unix
8 53 (1.77%) Apple iOS
9 50 (1.67%) Windows 7
10 37 (1.24%) Android
11 17 (0.57%) Windows Server 2003
12 13 (0.44%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
13 11 (0.37%) Debian
13 11 (0.37%) Windows 8
14 7 (0.23%) Mac OS X
14 7 (0.23%) Windows XP
15 5 (0.17%) Mac OS X Server
15 5 (0.17%) VMS
15 5 (0.17%) Windows Vista
16 4 (0.13%) CentOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 1,105 (37.01%) Agile Software Development
2 611 (20.46%) Project Management
3 503 (16.85%) Mentoring
4 436 (14.60%) ITIL
5 392 (13.13%) Scrum
6 391 (13.09%) Continuous Improvement
7 385 (12.89%) Stakeholder Management
8 339 (11.35%) Problem-Solving
9 334 (11.19%) Coaching
10 294 (9.85%) Software Engineering
11 266 (8.91%) Service Delivery
12 264 (8.84%) TDD
13 260 (8.71%) Presales
14 258 (8.64%) Continuous Integration
15 248 (8.31%) PRINCE2
16 223 (7.47%) Test Automation
17 215 (7.20%) Business Intelligence
18 210 (7.03%) DevOps
19 205 (6.87%) Change Management
20 204 (6.83%) BDD
Programming Languages
1 401 (13.43%) SQL
2 373 (12.49%) Java
3 303 (10.15%) C#
4 227 (7.60%) JavaScript
5 125 (4.19%) Python
6 78 (2.61%) C
7 75 (2.51%) Ruby
8 66 (2.21%) C++
9 59 (1.98%) PHP
10 57 (1.91%) PowerShell
11 52 (1.74%) T-SQL
12 46 (1.54%) Scala
13 37 (1.24%) R
14 35 (1.17%) PL/SQL
15 34 (1.14%) Perl
16 29 (0.97%) Java 8
17 26 (0.87%) Bash Shell
18 25 (0.84%) TypeScript
19 24 (0.80%) VB
20 23 (0.77%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 489 (16.38%) Degree
2 140 (4.69%) Security Cleared
3 134 (4.49%) Microsoft Certification
4 115 (3.85%) SC Cleared
5 98 (3.28%) MCSE
6 86 (2.88%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
7 82 (2.75%) Cisco Certification
8 80 (2.68%) ISEB
9 74 (2.48%) PMP
10 72 (2.41%) Computer Science Degree
11 66 (2.21%) PMI Certification
12 50 (1.67%) CCNP
12 50 (1.67%) CISSP
13 41 (1.37%) CCNA
14 37 (1.24%) ISTQB
15 36 (1.21%) MCP
16 35 (1.17%) PRINCE2 Certification
17 34 (1.14%) SAFe Agilist
18 33 (1.11%) CISM
19 25 (0.84%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 304 (10.18%) QA
2 149 (4.99%) SLA
3 126 (4.22%) PMO
4 70 (2.34%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 64 (2.14%) GDPR
6 56 (1.88%) Data Quality
7 26 (0.87%) PCI DSS
8 22 (0.74%) ISAE 3402
8 22 (0.74%) SSAE 16
9 18 (0.60%) ISO 9001
10 16 (0.54%) Solvency II
11 15 (0.50%) Disclosure Scotland
12 12 (0.40%) GPG13
12 12 (0.40%) ISO/IEC 20000
13 9 (0.30%) Cyber Essentials
14 8 (0.27%) ISO 22301
15 7 (0.23%) PSD2
16 6 (0.20%) Cyber Essentials PLUS
17 5 (0.17%) COBIT
17 5 (0.17%) GxP
System Software
1 250 (8.37%) Active Directory
2 118 (3.95%) Hyper-V
3 116 (3.88%) VMware Infrastructure
4 88 (2.95%) VMware ESXi
5 87 (2.91%) XenApp
6 79 (2.65%) XenDesktop
7 67 (2.24%) Microsoft App-V
8 44 (1.47%) Docker
9 38 (1.27%) vSphere
10 31 (1.04%) Virtual Machines
11 12 (0.40%) Virtual Desktop
12 11 (0.37%) Oracle RAC
13 10 (0.33%) Virtual Servers
14 8 (0.27%) DFS Replication
15 7 (0.23%) vCloud
15 7 (0.23%) VMware NSX
16 2 (0.067%) iptables
16 2 (0.067%) Postfix
16 2 (0.067%) XenServer
17 1 (0.033%) pfSense
Systems Management
1 64 (2.14%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
2 63 (2.11%) Microsoft Intune
3 62 (2.08%) Forefront Identity Manager
3 62 (2.08%) SCOrch
4 52 (1.74%) SCCM
5 49 (1.64%) Puppet
6 45 (1.51%) Ansible
7 36 (1.21%) Opscode Chef
8 35 (1.17%) SCVMM
9 34 (1.14%) Tivoli Storage Manager
10 29 (0.97%) Kubernetes
11 27 (0.90%) vCenter Server
12 14 (0.47%) Terraform
13 12 (0.40%) Nagios
14 8 (0.27%) Icinga
15 7 (0.23%) Cisco CUCM
15 7 (0.23%) FortiGate
15 7 (0.23%) Single Sign-On
15 7 (0.23%) vRealize
16 6 (0.20%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 538 (18.02%) Microsoft
2 233 (7.80%) VMware
3 166 (5.56%) Cisco
4 160 (5.36%) Citrix
5 129 (4.32%) Oracle
6 82 (2.75%) HP
7 72 (2.41%) SAP
8 70 (2.34%) CheckPoint
9 63 (2.11%) Google
10 54 (1.81%) Juniper
11 53 (1.77%) F5
12 49 (1.64%) Adobe
12 49 (1.64%) Fortinet
13 47 (1.57%) Apple
13 47 (1.57%) Salesforce.com
14 41 (1.37%) IBM
15 39 (1.31%) BMC
16 35 (1.17%) NetApp
16 35 (1.17%) Tableau
17 30 (1.00%) CA