Period
to 18 July 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 18 July 2019 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Line Management
UK
6 months to
18 Jul 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 188 206 198
Rank change year-on-year +18 -8 -20
Permanent jobs citing Line Management 2,705 3,001 3,220
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 1.86% 1.72% 1.81%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.03% 1.87% 1.97%
Number of salaries quoted 1,795 2,088 2,532
UK median annual salary £57,500 £55,000 £55,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +4.55% - -
10th Percentile £31,250 £32,000 £31,250
90th Percentile £90,000 £83,750 £87,500
UK excluding London median annual salary £50,000 £51,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year -1.96% +2.00% +3.09%

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 133,548 160,504 163,308
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 92.05% 91.91% 91.95%
Number of salaries quoted 105,096 128,418 131,714
UK median annual salary £52,500 £50,000 £49,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.00% +2.04% +3.16%
10th Percentile £30,000 £28,889 £28,000
90th Percentile £86,250 £82,500 £80,000
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 18 July 2019.

Salary histogram for Line Management in the UK

Line Management
Top 18 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 18 July 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 +20 2,541 £57,500 +4.55% 412
UK excluding London +23 1,805 £50,000 -1.96% 341
London +12 837 £70,000 +7.69% 91
North of England +65 610 £42,500 -15.00% 102
South East +62 505 £57,500 +4.55% 95
North West +105 495 £42,500 -15.00% 67
Midlands -12 287 £52,500 +10.53% 51
West Midlands -13 240 £55,000 +12.82% 25
East of England +2 159 £50,000 -9.09% 40
South West -38 130 £45,000 -10.00% 33
Yorkshire -57 102 £49,000 -2.00% 28
Scotland +7 81 £58,013 +0.02% 13
East Midlands -19 47 £47,500 - 25
Wales +4 25 £46,500 +6.29% 6
North East +8 13 £42,500 +11.11% 7
Isle of Man - 5 £49,000 -
Channel Islands - 2 - - 1
Northern Ireland -23 1 £33,000 +8.20%

For the 6 months to 18 July 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.

1 980 (36.23%) Agile Software Development
2 635 (23.48%) Finance
3 548 (20.26%) Microsoft
4 465 (17.19%) Mentoring
5 462 (17.08%) Project Management
6 456 (16.86%) SQL
7 427 (15.79%) Problem-Solving
8 421 (15.56%) Degree
9 389 (14.38%) Coaching
10 371 (13.72%) ITIL
11 364 (13.46%) Analytical Skills
11 364 (13.46%) Continuous Improvement
12 355 (13.12%) C#
13 353 (13.05%) Stakeholder Management
14 325 (12.01%) Change Management
15 315 (11.65%) Analytics
16 305 (11.28%) Windows
17 296 (10.94%) Microsoft Azure
18 292 (10.79%) Software Engineering
19 290 (10.72%) Test Automation
20 288 (10.65%) SQL Server
21 276 (10.20%) Scrum
22 273 (10.09%) .NET
23 264 (9.76%) DevOps
24 251 (9.28%) Office 365
24 251 (9.28%) Java
25 248 (9.17%) QA
26 236 (8.72%) User Experience
27 221 (8.17%) Continuous Integration
28 209 (7.73%) Service 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 99 (3.66%) SharePoint
2 77 (2.85%) Skype for Business
3 54 (2.00%) MS Exchange
4 43 (1.59%) IIS
5 41 (1.52%) SAS
6 37 (1.37%) BizTalk Server
7 35 (1.29%) Confluence
8 29 (1.07%) Apache Spark
9 22 (0.81%) CMS
10 18 (0.67%) WebSphere
11 15 (0.55%) Oracle SOA Suite
12 14 (0.52%) Tomcat
13 13 (0.48%) Elasticsearch
14 10 (0.37%) Exchange Server 2003
15 9 (0.33%) Apache
15 9 (0.33%) Exchange Server 2013
15 9 (0.33%) JBoss
16 8 (0.30%) Joomla!
17 7 (0.26%) Exchange Server 2010
18 6 (0.22%) Exchange Server 2007
Applications
1 177 (6.54%) Microsoft Office
2 113 (4.18%) Microsoft Excel
3 71 (2.62%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 32 (1.18%) MS Visio
5 16 (0.59%) Microsoft Project
6 4 (0.15%) SPSS
7 3 (0.11%) Acrobat
7 3 (0.11%) HipChat
7 3 (0.11%) Notepad++
8 2 (0.074%) Adobe Illustrator
8 2 (0.074%) EngageOne
8 2 (0.074%) Photoshop
8 2 (0.074%) SOLIDWORKS
8 2 (0.074%) Spreadsheet
9 1 (0.037%) Adobe Creative Suite
9 1 (0.037%) Chatbot
9 1 (0.037%) Sketch
9 1 (0.037%) UXPin
9 1 (0.037%) Windchill
Business Applications
1 33 (1.22%) Dynamics CRM
2 18 (0.67%) Payment Gateway
3 17 (0.63%) CSG Singleview
4 15 (0.55%) Dynamics AX
5 12 (0.44%) Salesforce.com CRM
6 11 (0.41%) Carpe Diem
6 11 (0.41%) Elite 3E
6 11 (0.41%) SAP ERP
7 9 (0.33%) SimCorp Dimension
8 8 (0.30%) Oracle EBS
9 5 (0.18%) Maximo
9 5 (0.18%) Oracle Payables
9 5 (0.18%) SAP BPC
9 5 (0.18%) SAP S/4HANA
10 4 (0.15%) Dynamics NAV
10 4 (0.15%) Remedy ITSM
10 4 (0.15%) SAP HCM
10 4 (0.15%) Sparx Enterprise Architect
11 3 (0.11%) Line 500
11 3 (0.11%) Oracle ERP
Cloud Services
1 296 (10.94%) Microsoft Azure
2 251 (9.28%) Office 365
3 158 (5.84%) Amazon AWS
4 56 (2.07%) PaaS
5 51 (1.89%) SaaS
6 50 (1.85%) Cloud Computing
7 37 (1.37%) Serverless
8 31 (1.15%) Power Platform
9 28 (1.04%) Dynamics 365
9 28 (1.04%) IaaS
10 27 (1.00%) Google Cloud Platform
11 25 (0.92%) Amazon S3
12 22 (0.81%) Amazon EC2
12 22 (0.81%) Azure Data Factory
12 22 (0.81%) Azure Functions
13 19 (0.70%) Amazon CloudWatch
14 17 (0.63%) Azure Active Directory
15 16 (0.59%) AWS CloudFormation
16 15 (0.55%) Amazon ECS
16 15 (0.55%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 199 (7.36%) Broadband
2 140 (5.18%) Firewall
3 122 (4.51%) DNS
4 107 (3.96%) DHCP
5 84 (3.11%) Skype
6 83 (3.07%) Wireless
7 82 (3.03%) WAN
8 74 (2.74%) Internet
9 66 (2.44%) VPN
10 61 (2.26%) LAN
11 44 (1.63%) Cisco ASA
12 42 (1.55%) TCP/IP
13 41 (1.52%) OSPF
14 40 (1.48%) Network Security
15 38 (1.40%) EIGRP
15 38 (1.40%) SAN
16 35 (1.29%) SSL
17 33 (1.22%) VoIP
18 31 (1.15%) Unified Communications
19 30 (1.11%) PBX
Database & Business Intelligence
1 288 (10.65%) SQL Server
2 91 (3.36%) Big Data
3 80 (2.96%) Relational Database
4 72 (2.66%) Data Warehouse
5 60 (2.22%) Azure SQL Database
6 53 (1.96%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 45 (1.66%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 41 (1.52%) MySQL
9 37 (1.37%) Hadoop
9 37 (1.37%) RDBMS
10 31 (1.15%) Power BI
10 31 (1.15%) SQL Server Analysis Services
11 27 (1.00%) Data Lake
12 23 (0.85%) NoSQL
13 19 (0.70%) Amazon DynamoDB
13 19 (0.70%) Amazon RDS
13 19 (0.70%) Amazon Redshift
13 19 (0.70%) MongoDB
13 19 (0.70%) PostgreSQL
14 16 (0.59%) Apache Hive
Development Applications
1 142 (5.25%) Git (software)
2 116 (4.29%) JIRA
3 90 (3.33%) Selenium
4 72 (2.66%) Team Foundation Server
5 52 (1.92%) SoapUI
6 48 (1.77%) Cucumber
7 47 (1.74%) Jenkins
8 43 (1.59%) WebDriver
9 41 (1.52%) Visual Studio Team System
10 24 (0.89%) Jasmine
11 23 (0.85%) Visual Studio
12 18 (0.67%) Eclipse
12 18 (0.67%) git-flow
13 16 (0.59%) SpecFlow
14 15 (0.55%) Protractor
15 13 (0.48%) Hudson
15 13 (0.48%) JBehave
16 12 (0.44%) NUnit
16 12 (0.44%) TeamCity
17 11 (0.41%) Maven
General
1 635 (23.48%) Finance
2 201 (7.43%) Retail
3 193 (7.13%) Telecoms
4 117 (4.33%) Marketing
5 115 (4.25%) Banking
6 64 (2.37%) Legal
7 59 (2.18%) Games
8 47 (1.74%) Automotive
8 47 (1.74%) Law
9 32 (1.18%) Billing
10 28 (1.04%) Advertising
11 25 (0.92%) Back Office
11 25 (0.92%) Pharmaceutical
12 24 (0.89%) Front Office
13 21 (0.78%) Financial Institution
13 21 (0.78%) Manufacturing
14 19 (0.70%) Electronics
15 17 (0.63%) Publishing
16 16 (0.59%) Aerospace
17 13 (0.48%) Investment Banking
Job Titles
1 359 (13.27%) Analyst
2 184 (6.80%) Business Analyst
3 181 (6.69%) Developer
4 159 (5.88%) Project Manager
5 156 (5.77%) Team Leader
6 127 (4.70%) Digital Analyst
7 116 (4.29%) Digital Business Analyst
8 111 (4.10%) Architect
9 109 (4.03%) UX Analyst
10 101 (3.73%) Development Manager
11 97 (3.59%) Software Manager
12 94 (3.48%) IT Manager
12 94 (3.48%) Process Analyst
13 93 (3.44%) Business Process Analyst
14 83 (3.07%) Senior Manager
15 78 (2.88%) Delivery Manager
16 76 (2.81%) Consultant
17 72 (2.66%) Service Manager
18 66 (2.44%) Engineering Manager
19 60 (2.22%) Senior Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 273 (10.09%) .NET
2 130 (4.81%) HTML
3 114 (4.21%) CSS
4 98 (3.62%) Web Services
5 86 (3.18%) REST
6 77 (2.85%) RESTful
7 72 (2.66%) AngularJS
8 71 (2.62%) React
9 67 (2.48%) XML
10 56 (2.07%) ASP.NET
10 56 (2.07%) HTML5
11 53 (1.96%) .NET Framework
12 45 (1.66%) SOAP
13 41 (1.52%) JSON
14 37 (1.37%) Middleware
15 35 (1.29%) WCF
16 32 (1.18%) ASP.NET MVC
16 32 (1.18%) ASP.NET Web API
17 30 (1.11%) Spring
17 30 (1.11%) Spring Boot
Miscellaneous
1 364 (13.46%) Analytical Skills
2 236 (8.72%) User Experience
3 206 (7.62%) Management Information System
4 132 (4.88%) Self-Motivation
5 109 (4.03%) Data Centre
6 77 (2.85%) Algorithms
7 65 (2.40%) Virtual Team
8 63 (2.33%) Mobile App
9 54 (2.00%) Driving Licence
10 45 (1.66%) Enterprise Software
11 44 (1.63%) Clustering
12 39 (1.44%) Smartphone
13 36 (1.33%) PMI
14 32 (1.18%) Data Structures
15 28 (1.04%) e-Learning
16 23 (0.85%) Fixed Income
16 23 (0.85%) NHS
17 22 (0.81%) CMDB
18 21 (0.78%) Internet of Things
18 21 (0.78%) Public Cloud
Operating Systems
1 305 (11.28%) Windows
2 166 (6.14%) Linux
3 107 (3.96%) Windows Server
4 69 (2.55%) Windows 10
5 64 (2.37%) Android
6 54 (2.00%) Windows 7
7 52 (1.92%) Unix
8 41 (1.52%) Apple iOS
9 32 (1.18%) Windows Server 2012
10 28 (1.04%) Windows Server 2008
11 17 (0.63%) Tizen
12 15 (0.55%) AIX
13 12 (0.44%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
14 7 (0.26%) CentOS
14 7 (0.26%) Windows 8
15 6 (0.22%) Windows Server 2003
16 5 (0.18%) Mac OS
17 4 (0.15%) Debian
17 4 (0.15%) Mac OS X
17 4 (0.15%) Windows 2000
Processes & Methodologies
1 980 (36.23%) Agile Software Development
2 465 (17.19%) Mentoring
3 462 (17.08%) Project Management
4 427 (15.79%) Problem-Solving
5 389 (14.38%) Coaching
6 371 (13.72%) ITIL
7 364 (13.46%) Continuous Improvement
8 353 (13.05%) Stakeholder Management
9 325 (12.01%) Change Management
10 315 (11.65%) Analytics
11 292 (10.79%) Software Engineering
12 290 (10.72%) Test Automation
13 276 (10.20%) Scrum
14 264 (9.76%) DevOps
15 221 (8.17%) Continuous Integration
16 209 (7.73%) Service Management
17 203 (7.50%) Business Analysis
18 196 (7.25%) Service Delivery
19 192 (7.10%) TDD
20 187 (6.91%) PRINCE2
Programming Languages
1 456 (16.86%) SQL
2 355 (13.12%) C#
3 251 (9.28%) Java
4 173 (6.40%) JavaScript
5 146 (5.40%) Python
6 128 (4.73%) C++
7 92 (3.40%) PowerShell
8 88 (3.25%) C
9 47 (1.74%) R
10 46 (1.70%) PHP
11 45 (1.66%) T-SQL
12 36 (1.33%) Ruby
13 28 (1.04%) PL/SQL
14 26 (0.96%) Java 8
15 24 (0.89%) Scala
16 23 (0.85%) Bash Shell
17 22 (0.81%) ES6
18 21 (0.78%) TypeScript
19 18 (0.67%) Perl
20 15 (0.55%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 421 (15.56%) Degree
2 114 (4.21%) Microsoft Certification
3 112 (4.14%) Security Cleared
4 98 (3.62%) Cisco Certification
5 81 (2.99%) CCNP
6 73 (2.70%) PMI Certification
7 69 (2.55%) SC Cleared
8 67 (2.48%) ISTQB
9 65 (2.40%) MCSE
10 63 (2.33%) CCNA
11 57 (2.11%) CISSP
11 57 (2.11%) Computer Science Degree
12 50 (1.85%) MCSA
13 49 (1.81%) ITIL Certification
14 48 (1.77%) CISA
15 47 (1.74%) CISM
16 40 (1.48%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
17 38 (1.40%) PMP
18 35 (1.29%) ISEB
19 32 (1.18%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 248 (9.17%) QA
2 182 (6.73%) SLA
3 83 (3.07%) GDPR
4 78 (2.88%) PMO
5 74 (2.74%) ISO/IEC 27001
6 50 (1.85%) Data Quality
7 37 (1.37%) ISAE 3402
8 29 (1.07%) PCI DSS
9 22 (0.81%) SSAE 16
10 17 (0.63%) COBIT
11 10 (0.37%) NIST
12 8 (0.30%) ISO 9001
12 8 (0.30%) PMBOK
13 7 (0.26%) NCSC
14 6 (0.22%) Cyber Essentials
14 6 (0.22%) Sarbanes-Oxley
15 5 (0.18%) GPG13
15 5 (0.18%) ISO/IEC 20000
15 5 (0.18%) Solvency II
16 4 (0.15%) ISO/IEC 15288
System Software
1 192 (7.10%) Active Directory
2 103 (3.81%) VMware Infrastructure
3 82 (3.03%) Docker
4 58 (2.14%) Hyper-V
5 23 (0.85%) Virtual Machines
6 20 (0.74%) VMware ESXi
6 20 (0.74%) vSphere
7 16 (0.59%) Virtual Servers
8 12 (0.44%) XenApp
9 9 (0.33%) Firmware
10 5 (0.18%) Microsoft App-V
11 4 (0.15%) EMC RecoverPoint
12 3 (0.11%) Citrix Hypervisor
12 3 (0.11%) Oracle RAC
12 3 (0.11%) vCloud
13 2 (0.074%) Apache Flume
13 2 (0.074%) BitLocker
13 2 (0.074%) NFS
13 2 (0.074%) Tivoli Workload Scheduler
13 2 (0.074%) VMware NSX
Systems Management
1 87 (3.22%) SCCM
2 36 (1.33%) Kubernetes
3 31 (1.15%) Ansible
4 25 (0.92%) Failover Clustering
5 23 (0.85%) Opscode Chef
6 21 (0.78%) Puppet
7 12 (0.44%) Prometheus
7 12 (0.44%) vCenter Server
8 11 (0.41%) Backup Exec
8 11 (0.41%) DameWare
8 11 (0.41%) Grafana
8 11 (0.41%) Microsoft Intune
8 11 (0.41%) WSUS
9 10 (0.37%) HP Quality Center
10 9 (0.33%) Nagios
10 9 (0.33%) SCOM
10 9 (0.33%) SCVMM
10 9 (0.33%) Terraform
11 8 (0.30%) CA Service Virtualization
12 6 (0.22%) McAfee ePO
Vendors
1 548 (20.26%) Microsoft
2 163 (6.03%) Cisco
3 160 (5.91%) VMware
4 119 (4.40%) Oracle
5 81 (2.99%) Citrix
6 76 (2.81%) SAP
7 75 (2.77%) Google
8 72 (2.66%) Salesforce.com
9 60 (2.22%) Pega
10 55 (2.03%) F5
11 48 (1.77%) Juniper
12 44 (1.63%) Informatica
13 42 (1.55%) ServiceNow
14 41 (1.52%) IBM
15 38 (1.40%) Palo Alto
16 36 (1.33%) Apple
17 33 (1.22%) HP
18 32 (1.18%) CheckPoint
19 28 (1.04%) Splunk
20 26 (0.96%) SolarWinds