Period
to 22 November 2017

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 22 November 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Line Management
UK
6 months to
22 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 198 182 171
Rank change year-on-year -16 -11 +9
Permanent jobs citing Line Management 3141 3673 4257
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 1.74% 1.93% 1.97%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.93% 2.16% 2.22%
Number of salaries quoted 2373 2862 3207
UK median annual salary £55,000 £52,500 £53,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +4.76% -1.87% +5.94%
10th Percentile £30,000 £31,250 £32,500
90th Percentile £86,250 £85,000 £82,500
UK excluding London median annual salary £50,000 £49,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year +2.04% -2.00% +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 162377 170041 191608
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 89.91% 89.40% 88.80%
Number of salaries quoted 128248 141329 157803
UK median annual salary £50,000 £49,500 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +1.01% +4.21% +5.56%
10th Percentile £28,750 £28,000 £27,500
90th Percentile £80,000 £78,750 £77,500
UK excluding London median annual salary £44,000 £42,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year +3.53% - +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 22 November 2017.

Salary histogram for Line Management in the UK

Line Management
Top 15 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 22 November 2017. 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 2992 £56,000 +6.67% 201
UK excluding London -26 1841 £50,000 +2.04% 139
London -6 1236 £65,000 - 73
South East -31 506 £53,000 +6.00% 33
Midlands -32 413 £45,000 -6.25% 26
North of England -1 409 £52,000 +9.47% 33
West Midlands -32 296 £45,000 -5.26% 17
East of England -25 231 £60,000 -4.00% 19
South West -17 212 £44,000 -2.22% 16
North West -6 192 £52,500 +23.53% 18
Yorkshire +13 191 £52,000 +4.00% 11
East Midlands -43 117 £47,500 -5.00% 9
Scotland -27 62 £52,500 +16.67% 10
Wales +24 29 £47,500 -24.00% 1
North East +20 26 £52,500 -12.50% 4

For the 6 months to 22 November 2017, IT jobs citing Line Management also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads with a requirement for Line Management.

1 1119 (35.63%) Agile Software Development
2 865 (27.54%) Finance
3 573 (18.24%) Project Management
4 539 (17.16%) Microsoft
5 503 (16.01%) Mentoring
6 492 (15.66%) Scrum
7 474 (15.09%) ITIL
8 435 (13.85%) SQL
9 412 (13.12%) .NET
10 401 (12.77%) Java
11 390 (12.42%) Degree
12 378 (12.03%) Stakeholder Management
13 364 (11.59%) Coaching
14 360 (11.46%) Windows
15 346 (11.02%) JavaScript
16 339 (10.79%) Service Delivery
17 332 (10.57%) SQL Server
18 331 (10.54%) C#
19 321 (10.22%) Analytical Skills
20 292 (9.30%) PRINCE2
21 287 (9.14%) Banking
22 274 (8.72%) Retail
23 271 (8.63%) Continuous Improvement
24 264 (8.40%) SDLC
25 256 (8.15%) Change Management
26 248 (7.90%) Management Information System
27 244 (7.77%) TDD
28 242 (7.70%) Software Engineering
29 239 (7.61%) QA
30 238 (7.58%) E-Commerce

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
1 101 (3.22%) SharePoint
2 93 (2.96%) CMS
3 74 (2.36%) Apache
4 65 (2.07%) IIS
5 62 (1.97%) MS Exchange
6 47 (1.50%) Tomcat
7 38 (1.21%) SAS
8 33 (1.05%) WebSphere
9 23 (0.73%) Drupal
10 21 (0.67%) BizTalk Server
10 21 (0.67%) Confluence
10 21 (0.67%) Elasticsearch
10 21 (0.67%) WordPress
11 20 (0.64%) OpenStack
11 20 (0.64%) Skype for Business
12 18 (0.57%) Apache Spark
13 17 (0.54%) JBoss
13 17 (0.54%) nginx
14 15 (0.48%) Exchange Server 2013
15 14 (0.45%) Documentum
Applications
1 164 (5.22%) Microsoft Office
2 135 (4.30%) Microsoft Excel
3 57 (1.81%) MS Visio
4 55 (1.75%) Microsoft Project
5 51 (1.62%) Microsoft PowerPoint
6 10 (0.32%) Photoshop
7 8 (0.25%) Spreadsheet
8 4 (0.13%) Adobe Illustrator
9 3 (0.096%) InVision
10 2 (0.064%) Acrobat
10 2 (0.064%) InDesign
11 1 (0.032%) Baselight
11 1 (0.032%) Chatbot
11 1 (0.032%) EngageOne
11 1 (0.032%) Moqups
11 1 (0.032%) OmniGraffle
11 1 (0.032%) Pixate
11 1 (0.032%) Simulink
11 1 (0.032%) SPSS
Business Applications
1 49 (1.56%) Dynamics CRM
2 12 (0.38%) Magento
3 11 (0.35%) Dynamics NAV
3 11 (0.35%) SAP CO
3 11 (0.35%) SAP FI
3 11 (0.35%) SAP FI/CO
4 10 (0.32%) Salesforce.com CRM
4 10 (0.32%) SAP ERP
5 8 (0.25%) Raiser's Edge
6 7 (0.22%) Dynamics AX
6 7 (0.22%) NetSuite
7 5 (0.16%) SAP SD
8 4 (0.13%) OPENHousing
8 4 (0.13%) Oracle Applications
8 4 (0.13%) SAP S/4HANA
9 3 (0.096%) Endur
9 3 (0.096%) Exstream
9 3 (0.096%) Findur
9 3 (0.096%) Maximo
9 3 (0.096%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 199 (6.34%) Amazon AWS
2 194 (6.18%) Microsoft Azure
3 136 (4.33%) Office 365
4 114 (3.63%) SaaS
5 52 (1.66%) PaaS
6 44 (1.40%) IaaS
7 32 (1.02%) GitHub
8 27 (0.86%) Cloud Computing
9 22 (0.70%) Google Cloud Platform
10 15 (0.48%) Serverless
11 11 (0.35%) Adobe Analytics
11 11 (0.35%) Amazon EC2
11 11 (0.35%) AWS Lambda
12 10 (0.32%) Azure Active Directory
13 8 (0.25%) Amazon CloudWatch
13 8 (0.25%) Dropbox
13 8 (0.25%) Dynamics 365
13 8 (0.25%) Virtual Private Cloud
14 7 (0.22%) Amazon EMR
14 7 (0.22%) Amazon Kinesis
Communications & Networking
1 140 (4.46%) Firewall
2 98 (3.12%) WAN
3 86 (2.74%) Wireless
4 78 (2.48%) Network Security
5 70 (2.23%) Cisco Nexus
5 70 (2.23%) MPLS
6 68 (2.16%) VoIP
7 65 (2.07%) BGP
8 61 (1.94%) IPsec
8 61 (1.94%) OSPF
9 56 (1.78%) DNS
10 54 (1.72%) Internet
10 54 (1.72%) VPN
11 46 (1.46%) Cisco IOS
11 46 (1.46%) TCP/IP
12 45 (1.43%) EIGRP
12 45 (1.43%) LAN
12 45 (1.43%) SAN
13 43 (1.37%) Unified Communications
14 34 (1.08%) DHCP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 332 (10.57%) SQL Server
2 164 (5.22%) MySQL
3 83 (2.64%) Big Data
4 67 (2.13%) Data Warehouse
5 65 (2.07%) Relational Database
6 62 (1.97%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 60 (1.91%) SQL Server 2008
8 58 (1.85%) QlikView
9 45 (1.43%) NoSQL
10 43 (1.37%) SQL Server Reporting Services
11 36 (1.15%) BusinessObjects
12 26 (0.83%) SQL Server 2005
13 25 (0.80%) MongoDB
13 25 (0.80%) Power BI
14 21 (0.67%) Hadoop
15 20 (0.64%) PostgreSQL
15 20 (0.64%) RDBMS
15 20 (0.64%) SAS Data Integration Studio
16 19 (0.60%) SAS Visual Analytics
16 19 (0.60%) SQL Server Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 113 (3.60%) Git (software)
2 84 (2.67%) Jenkins
3 70 (2.23%) JIRA
4 50 (1.59%) Team Foundation Server
5 49 (1.56%) Selenium
6 48 (1.53%) Atlassian Bamboo
7 30 (0.96%) TeamCity
8 29 (0.92%) Cucumber
9 28 (0.89%) Octopus Deploy
9 28 (0.89%) Visual Studio
10 27 (0.86%) Hudson
10 27 (0.86%) Maven
11 25 (0.80%) MSBuild
12 20 (0.64%) Jasmine
12 20 (0.64%) WebDriver
13 18 (0.57%) Subversion
14 17 (0.54%) NUnit
14 17 (0.54%) SpecFlow
15 11 (0.35%) Grunt
16 10 (0.32%) Appium
General
1 865 (27.54%) Finance
2 287 (9.14%) Banking
3 274 (8.72%) Retail
4 188 (5.99%) Marketing
5 132 (4.20%) Legal
6 130 (4.14%) Telecoms
7 104 (3.31%) Investment Banking
8 76 (2.42%) Retail Banking
9 73 (2.32%) Games
10 58 (1.85%) Electronics
11 57 (1.81%) Advertising
12 45 (1.43%) Manufacturing
13 44 (1.40%) Law
14 42 (1.34%) Billing
15 40 (1.27%) Back Office
16 36 (1.15%) Military
17 29 (0.92%) Front Office
17 29 (0.92%) Online Betting
18 24 (0.76%) Publishing
19 21 (0.67%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 331 (10.54%) Developer
2 308 (9.81%) Team Leader
3 254 (8.09%) Analyst
4 191 (6.08%) Development Manager
5 179 (5.70%) Architect
5 179 (5.70%) Project Manager
6 140 (4.46%) Service Manager
7 134 (4.27%) Senior Developer
8 128 (4.08%) Delivery Manager
9 124 (3.95%) IT Manager
10 122 (3.88%) Programme Manager
11 121 (3.85%) Business Analyst
12 112 (3.57%) Lead Developer
13 99 (3.15%) .NET Developer
14 96 (3.06%) Senior Manager
15 91 (2.90%) C# Developer
16 87 (2.77%) Software Manager
17 81 (2.58%) Infrastructure Manager
18 73 (2.32%) Consultant
19 71 (2.26%) Technical Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 412 (13.12%) .NET
2 229 (7.29%) HTML
3 173 (5.51%) Web Services
4 165 (5.25%) CSS
5 140 (4.46%) ASP.NET
6 103 (3.28%) AngularJS
7 96 (3.06%) Node.js
8 95 (3.02%) RESTful
9 92 (2.93%) .NET Framework
9 92 (2.93%) HTML5
10 88 (2.80%) jQuery
11 87 (2.77%) XML
12 85 (2.71%) REST
13 81 (2.58%) React
14 78 (2.48%) ASP.NET Web API
15 67 (2.13%) Spring
16 55 (1.75%) Middleware
17 54 (1.72%) WCF
18 51 (1.62%) JSON
19 49 (1.56%) CSS3
Miscellaneous
1 321 (10.22%) Analytical Skills
2 248 (7.90%) Management Information System
3 231 (7.35%) Data Centre
4 171 (5.44%) Computer Science
5 170 (5.41%) User Experience
6 101 (3.22%) Greenfield Project
7 58 (1.85%) Virtual Team
8 56 (1.78%) Mobile App
9 53 (1.69%) Enterprise Software
10 44 (1.40%) Clustering
11 43 (1.37%) Public Cloud
12 37 (1.18%) Social Media
13 32 (1.02%) Enterprise Storage
14 30 (0.96%) Driving Licence
15 29 (0.92%) Reference Data
16 28 (0.89%) Algorithms
17 26 (0.83%) EPoS
17 26 (0.83%) Online Banking
18 25 (0.80%) Credit Risk
18 25 (0.80%) NHS
Operating Systems
1 360 (11.46%) Windows
2 168 (5.35%) Linux
3 127 (4.04%) Unix
4 126 (4.01%) Windows Server
5 59 (1.88%) Windows 7
6 57 (1.81%) Windows Server 2008
7 50 (1.59%) Windows Server 2012
8 37 (1.18%) Windows 10
9 31 (0.99%) Android
10 26 (0.83%) Apple iOS
11 21 (0.67%) Windows 8
12 15 (0.48%) Mac OS X
13 10 (0.32%) Ubuntu
14 8 (0.25%) SUSE
14 8 (0.25%) Windows XP
15 7 (0.22%) AIX
15 7 (0.22%) CentOS
16 6 (0.19%) Debian
16 6 (0.19%) Windows Server 2003
17 5 (0.16%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 1119 (35.63%) Agile Software Development
2 573 (18.24%) Project Management
3 503 (16.01%) Mentoring
4 492 (15.66%) Scrum
5 474 (15.09%) ITIL
6 378 (12.03%) Stakeholder Management
7 364 (11.59%) Coaching
8 339 (10.79%) Service Delivery
9 292 (9.30%) PRINCE2
10 271 (8.63%) Continuous Improvement
11 264 (8.40%) SDLC
12 256 (8.15%) Change Management
13 244 (7.77%) TDD
14 242 (7.70%) Software Engineering
15 238 (7.58%) E-Commerce
16 204 (6.49%) DevOps
17 197 (6.27%) CRM
18 189 (6.02%) Service Management
19 185 (5.89%) Continuous Integration
20 178 (5.67%) Business Intelligence
Programming Languages
1 435 (13.85%) SQL
2 401 (12.77%) Java
3 346 (11.02%) JavaScript
4 331 (10.54%) C#
5 137 (4.36%) PHP
6 127 (4.04%) Python
7 79 (2.52%) C
8 75 (2.39%) PowerShell
9 70 (2.23%) T-SQL
10 69 (2.20%) C++
11 53 (1.69%) Scala
12 48 (1.53%) Ruby
13 29 (0.92%) VBA
14 23 (0.73%) Bash Shell
15 19 (0.60%) Perl
16 18 (0.57%) VB.NET
17 17 (0.54%) VB
18 15 (0.48%) PL/SQL
18 15 (0.48%) R
18 15 (0.48%) TypeScript
Qualifications
1 390 (12.42%) Degree
2 117 (3.72%) Cisco Certification
3 103 (3.28%) Security Cleared
4 94 (2.99%) PMP
5 87 (2.77%) CCNP
6 86 (2.74%) Computer Science Degree
7 79 (2.52%) PMI Certification
8 71 (2.26%) Microsoft Certification
9 69 (2.20%) ITIL Certification
10 68 (2.16%) ISEB
11 57 (1.81%) SC Cleared
12 52 (1.66%) MCSE
13 48 (1.53%) CISSP
14 37 (1.18%) CCIE
15 34 (1.08%) CCNA
16 33 (1.05%) CCVP
17 31 (0.99%) PRINCE2 Certification
18 28 (0.89%) MCSA
19 24 (0.76%) DV Cleared
20 23 (0.73%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 239 (7.61%) QA
2 184 (5.86%) SLA
3 109 (3.47%) PMO
4 39 (1.24%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 31 (0.99%) Data Quality
6 27 (0.86%) PCI DSS
7 23 (0.73%) GDPR
8 18 (0.57%) ISO 9001
9 12 (0.38%) GCP
10 6 (0.19%) COBIT
10 6 (0.19%) GPG13
10 6 (0.19%) ISO 14001
11 5 (0.16%) Sarbanes-Oxley
12 4 (0.13%) ISO 22301
12 4 (0.13%) PSD2
12 4 (0.13%) WCAG
13 3 (0.096%) Cyber Essentials
13 3 (0.096%) Disclosure Scotland
13 3 (0.096%) ISO/IEC 20000
14 2 (0.064%) JSP 440
System Software
1 204 (6.49%) Active Directory
2 95 (3.02%) VMware Infrastructure
3 81 (2.58%) Docker
4 65 (2.07%) Hyper-V
5 23 (0.73%) XenApp
6 19 (0.60%) Virtual Machines
7 16 (0.51%) XenDesktop
8 15 (0.48%) vSphere
9 13 (0.41%) VMware ESXi
10 10 (0.32%) Microsoft App-V
11 7 (0.22%) Firmware
12 6 (0.19%) BitLocker
13 4 (0.13%) DFS Replication
14 3 (0.096%) Virtual Servers
15 2 (0.064%) FreeRADIUS
15 2 (0.064%) HDFS
15 2 (0.064%) Terminal Services
15 2 (0.064%) XenServer
16 1 (0.032%) NFS
16 1 (0.032%) VMware Workstation
Systems Management
1 72 (2.29%) Ansible
2 49 (1.56%) Puppet
3 41 (1.31%) SCCM
4 36 (1.15%) Cisco CUCM
4 36 (1.15%) Opscode Chef
5 33 (1.05%) Cisco UCCE
5 33 (1.05%) Cisco UCCX
6 23 (0.73%) Tivoli Storage Manager
7 17 (0.54%) Kubernetes
8 16 (0.51%) HP Quality Center
9 15 (0.48%) Microsoft Intune
10 14 (0.45%) Backup Exec
10 14 (0.45%) Cisco Prime
11 10 (0.32%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
12 9 (0.29%) Forefront Identity Manager
12 9 (0.29%) SCOrch
12 9 (0.29%) SCVMM
13 8 (0.25%) HockeyApp
13 8 (0.25%) SCOM
14 7 (0.22%) WSUS
Vendors
1 539 (17.16%) Microsoft
2 193 (6.14%) Cisco
3 168 (5.35%) VMware
4 114 (3.63%) Oracle
5 109 (3.47%) Citrix
6 106 (3.37%) SAP
7 96 (3.06%) HP
8 52 (1.66%) CheckPoint
8 52 (1.66%) Tableau
9 48 (1.53%) Palo Alto
10 45 (1.43%) Salesforce.com
11 43 (1.37%) F5
11 43 (1.37%) NetApp
12 38 (1.21%) Google
12 38 (1.21%) Riverbed
13 33 (1.05%) Bloomberg
14 30 (0.96%) Fortinet
15 29 (0.92%) Adobe
15 29 (0.92%) Juniper
16 28 (0.89%) IBM