Period
to 7 July 2020

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 7 July 2020 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Line Management
UK
6 months to
7 Jul 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 202 193 199
Rank change year-on-year -9 +6 0
Permanent jobs citing Line Management 1,347 2,730 3,061
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the UK 1.71% 1.86% 1.71%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.86% 2.01% 1.86%
Number of salaries quoted 1,014 1,883 2,219
Median annual salary £60,000 £57,500 £55,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +4.35% +4.55% -
10th Percentile £36,250 £31,250 £32,500
90th Percentile £91,250 £90,000 £83,750
UK excluding London median annual salary £54,200 £50,000 £52,500
% change year-on-year +8.40% -4.76% +5.00%

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 72,526 135,509 164,623
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 92.19% 92.19% 92.18%
Number of salaries quoted 57,895 106,662 132,344
Median annual salary £55,000 £52,500 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +4.76% +5.00% +3.09%
10th Percentile £31,750 £30,000 £29,000
90th Percentile £90,000 £86,250 £82,500
UK excluding London median annual salary £47,500 £45,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year +5.56% - +5.88%

Line Management
Job Vacancy Trend

Job postings citing Line Management as a proportion of all IT jobs advertised.

Job vacancy trend for Line Management in the UK

Line Management
Salary Trend

3-month moving average salary quoted in jobs citing Line Management.

Salary trend for Line Management in the UK

Line Management
Salary Histogram

Salary distribution for jobs citing Line Management over the 6 months to 7 July 2020.

Salary histogram for Line Management in the UK

Line Management
Top 17 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 7 July 2020. 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 -2 1,260 £60,000 +4.35% 112
UK excluding London -9 796 £54,200 +8.40% 95
London +17 523 £70,000 - 28
North of England -43 205 £55,000 +29.41% 31
South East -10 201 £60,000 +4.35% 20
Midlands +23 152 £55,000 +3.77% 15
South West +85 117 £45,000 -10.00% 14
West Midlands 0 112 £56,750 +7.08% 9
North West -90 93 £55,000 +29.41% 18
Work from Home +23 84 £62,216 +3.69% 14
East of England +14 61 £45,000 - 4
North East +65 59 £51,500 +21.18% 5
Yorkshire +74 54 £60,000 +25.65% 8
East Midlands +64 40 £48,000 -16.52% 6
Scotland +40 32 £60,000 +2.99% 4
Wales +12 18 £54,200 +16.56% 7
Northern Ireland +37 15 £52,500 +59.09%

For the 6 months to 7 July 2020, 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.

1 415 (30.81%) Agile Software Development
2 364 (27.02%) Microsoft
3 314 (23.31%) Finance
4 232 (17.22%) Windows
5 207 (15.37%) Project Management
6 204 (15.14%) Problem-Solving
7 200 (14.85%) Azure
8 194 (14.40%) SQL
9 190 (14.11%) Mentoring
10 180 (13.36%) ITIL
11 153 (11.36%) Scrum
11 153 (11.36%) Degree
12 149 (11.06%) AWS
13 147 (10.91%) C#
13 147 (10.91%) DevOps
14 146 (10.84%) Office 365
15 145 (10.76%) JavaScript
15 145 (10.76%) Management Information System
16 143 (10.62%) VMware
17 142 (10.54%) Software Engineering
17 142 (10.54%) .NET
18 138 (10.24%) Coaching
19 131 (9.73%) Analytical Skills
20 127 (9.43%) Java
20 127 (9.43%) SQL Server
21 123 (9.13%) Active Directory
22 119 (8.83%) Project Delivery
23 118 (8.76%) Test Automation
24 117 (8.69%) Linux
25 110 (8.17%) HTML

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 53 (3.93%) MS Exchange
2 52 (3.86%) SharePoint
3 31 (2.30%) Confluence
4 30 (2.23%) CMS
5 29 (2.15%) IIS
6 24 (1.78%) Exchange Server 2013
7 20 (1.48%) SharePoint 2013
8 17 (1.26%) Skype for Business
9 15 (1.11%) Apache
10 13 (0.97%) Sitecore CMS
11 12 (0.89%) BizTalk Server
11 12 (0.89%) Tomcat
12 11 (0.82%) Adobe Experience Manager
12 11 (0.82%) EPiServer
12 11 (0.82%) SAS
12 11 (0.82%) Umbraco
13 8 (0.59%) Elasticsearch
13 8 (0.59%) WebSphere
14 7 (0.52%) GlassFish
15 6 (0.45%) Apache Spark
Applications
1 77 (5.72%) Microsoft Office
2 55 (4.08%) Microsoft Excel
3 27 (2.00%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 8 (0.59%) Chatbot
4 8 (0.59%) Spreadsheet
5 6 (0.45%) Adobe Illustrator
5 6 (0.45%) AutoCAD
5 6 (0.45%) Photoshop
6 5 (0.37%) Microsoft Project
7 2 (0.15%) Adobe Creative Suite
7 2 (0.15%) Open Workbench
7 2 (0.15%) OrCAD
7 2 (0.15%) SPSS
8 1 (0.074%) Acrobat
8 1 (0.074%) Adobe After Effects
8 1 (0.074%) Adobe Captivate
Business Applications
1 17 (1.26%) Dynamics CRM
2 9 (0.67%) NetSuite
3 7 (0.52%) Dynamics NAV
4 6 (0.45%) Maximo
4 6 (0.45%) Remedy ITSM
5 4 (0.30%) Dynamics AX
5 4 (0.30%) Oracle Subledger Accounting
6 3 (0.22%) Adobe Campaign
7 2 (0.15%) SAP HCM
7 2 (0.15%) SAP S/4HANA
7 2 (0.15%) Workday HCM
8 1 (0.074%) Aareon QL
8 1 (0.074%) iTrent
8 1 (0.074%) Magento
8 1 (0.074%) Primavera
8 1 (0.074%) SAP Payroll
8 1 (0.074%) SAP PM
Cloud Services
1 200 (14.85%) Azure
2 149 (11.06%) AWS
3 146 (10.84%) Office 365
4 53 (3.93%) PaaS
5 51 (3.79%) SaaS
6 41 (3.04%) IaaS
6 41 (3.04%) Power Platform
7 31 (2.30%) Serverless
8 24 (1.78%) Cloud Computing
9 23 (1.71%) GCP
10 22 (1.63%) Azure Active Directory
10 22 (1.63%) Dynamics 365
11 18 (1.34%) Logic Apps
12 14 (1.04%) Azure Functions
13 12 (0.89%) Amazon SQS
13 12 (0.89%) npm
14 9 (0.67%) AWS Lambda
15 8 (0.59%) Amazon S3
15 8 (0.59%) AWS CloudFormation
15 8 (0.59%) Azure Data Factory
Communications & Networking
1 81 (6.01%) Firewall
2 38 (2.82%) WAN
3 33 (2.45%) LAN
3 33 (2.45%) VPN
4 32 (2.38%) TCP/IP
5 24 (1.78%) iSCSI
5 24 (1.78%) SAN
6 20 (1.48%) Internet
7 19 (1.41%) Skype
8 18 (1.34%) DNS
9 17 (1.26%) Network Security
10 16 (1.19%) DHCP
10 16 (1.19%) Unified Communications
11 15 (1.11%) SSL
11 15 (1.11%) Wireless
12 11 (0.82%) DMARC
12 11 (0.82%) HTTP
12 11 (0.82%) Wi-Fi
13 10 (0.74%) Intranet
13 10 (0.74%) WebEx
Database & Business Intelligence
1 127 (9.43%) SQL Server
2 52 (3.86%) Relational Database
3 41 (3.04%) Power BI
4 30 (2.23%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 30 (2.23%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 28 (2.08%) PostgreSQL
6 25 (1.86%) Data Warehouse
7 24 (1.78%) MySQL
8 23 (1.71%) NoSQL
9 20 (1.48%) Amazon RDS
10 16 (1.19%) SQL Server Analysis Services
11 15 (1.11%) Big Data
12 14 (1.04%) Oracle Database
13 13 (0.97%) RDBMS
14 12 (0.89%) SQL Server 2008
15 11 (0.82%) Azure SQL Database
15 11 (0.82%) Oracle Reports
16 10 (0.74%) QlikView
17 8 (0.59%) SQLite
18 7 (0.52%) Apache Hive
Development Applications
1 91 (6.76%) JIRA
2 63 (4.68%) Jenkins
3 55 (4.08%) Git (software)
4 51 (3.79%) Selenium
5 39 (2.90%) Team Foundation Server
6 27 (2.00%) Visual Studio
7 20 (1.48%) Maven
8 16 (1.19%) WebDriver
9 13 (0.97%) Cucumber
10 12 (0.89%) Cypress.io
11 11 (0.82%) Octopus Deploy
11 11 (0.82%) Redmine
12 10 (0.74%) Subversion
13 7 (0.52%) Buildbot
13 7 (0.52%) Hudson
13 7 (0.52%) PVCS
14 6 (0.45%) fastlane
15 5 (0.37%) Bitbucket
15 5 (0.37%) SpecFlow
16 4 (0.30%) Bazaar
General
1 314 (23.31%) Finance
2 57 (4.23%) Retail
3 53 (3.93%) Games
3 53 (3.93%) Marketing
4 42 (3.12%) Banking
5 40 (2.97%) Public Sector
6 38 (2.82%) Telecoms
7 35 (2.60%) Law
8 32 (2.38%) Legal
9 24 (1.78%) Manufacturing
10 19 (1.41%) Back Office
10 19 (1.41%) Local Government
11 17 (1.26%) Aerospace
12 13 (0.97%) Advertising
12 13 (0.97%) Police
13 12 (0.89%) Pharmaceutical
14 11 (0.82%) Automotive
14 11 (0.82%) Billing
14 11 (0.82%) Financial Institution
15 10 (0.74%) Military
Job Titles
1 171 (12.69%) Developer
2 111 (8.24%) Analyst
3 105 (7.80%) Architect
4 99 (7.35%) Team Leader
5 62 (4.60%) IT Manager
6 58 (4.31%) Project Manager
7 50 (3.71%) Delivery Manager
8 45 (3.34%) Lead Developer
9 42 (3.12%) Consultant
10 41 (3.04%) Senior Developer
11 40 (2.97%) Service Manager
11 40 (2.97%) Technical Leader
12 38 (2.82%) Infrastructure Manager
12 38 (2.82%) Software Engineer
13 35 (2.60%) Java Developer
13 35 (2.60%) Operations Manager
13 35 (2.60%) Senior Manager
14 34 (2.52%) Development Manager
15 33 (2.45%) Support Analyst
16 32 (2.38%) Infrastructure Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 142 (10.54%) .NET
2 110 (8.17%) HTML
3 94 (6.98%) CSS
4 67 (4.97%) AngularJS
5 61 (4.53%) .NET Framework
6 58 (4.31%) React
7 57 (4.23%) HTML5
8 55 (4.08%) XML
9 48 (3.56%) REST
10 44 (3.27%) Node.js
11 43 (3.19%) Web Services
12 39 (2.90%) ASP.NET
12 39 (2.90%) RESTful
12 39 (2.90%) Spring
13 34 (2.52%) jQuery
13 34 (2.52%) JSON
13 34 (2.52%) Sass
14 29 (2.15%) CSS3
15 25 (1.86%) .NET Core
16 20 (1.48%) LESS
Miscellaneous
1 145 (10.76%) Management Information System
2 131 (9.73%) Analytical Skills
3 65 (4.83%) User Experience
4 52 (3.86%) Data Centre
5 51 (3.79%) Self-Motivation
6 42 (3.12%) Enterprise Storage
7 23 (1.71%) Blog
8 22 (1.63%) Driving Licence
8 22 (1.63%) Greenfield Project
8 22 (1.63%) Virtual Team
9 20 (1.48%) Mobile App
9 20 (1.48%) Video Conferencing
10 18 (1.34%) Algorithms
11 17 (1.26%) Public Cloud
12 16 (1.19%) Hedge funds
12 16 (1.19%) Private Cloud
13 15 (1.11%) Enterprise Software
13 15 (1.11%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
14 14 (1.04%) Client/Server
15 13 (0.97%) Social Media
Operating Systems
1 232 (17.22%) Windows
2 117 (8.69%) Linux
3 101 (7.50%) Windows Server
4 60 (4.45%) Windows 10
5 33 (2.45%) Windows Server 2016
6 32 (2.38%) Windows Server 2012
7 28 (2.08%) CentOS
8 20 (1.48%) Unix
9 19 (1.41%) Apple iOS
9 19 (1.41%) Windows Server 2008
10 18 (1.34%) Windows 7
11 16 (1.19%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
12 13 (0.97%) Android
13 9 (0.67%) Debian
14 8 (0.59%) Windows Server 2019
15 6 (0.45%) Oracle Linux
16 5 (0.37%) Ubuntu
17 4 (0.30%) Mac OS
18 3 (0.22%) Windows 8
19 2 (0.15%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 415 (30.81%) Agile Software Development
2 207 (15.37%) Project Management
3 204 (15.14%) Problem-Solving
4 190 (14.11%) Mentoring
5 180 (13.36%) ITIL
6 153 (11.36%) Scrum
7 147 (10.91%) DevOps
8 142 (10.54%) Software Engineering
9 138 (10.24%) Coaching
10 119 (8.83%) Project Delivery
11 118 (8.76%) Test Automation
12 102 (7.57%) Continuous Improvement
13 100 (7.42%) Change Management
13 100 (7.42%) Stakeholder Management
14 90 (6.68%) Analytics
15 89 (6.61%) Technical Leadership
16 84 (6.24%) Decision-Making
17 81 (6.01%) Service Delivery
18 80 (5.94%) TDD
19 73 (5.42%) Information Security
Programming Languages
1 194 (14.40%) SQL
2 147 (10.91%) C#
3 145 (10.76%) JavaScript
4 127 (9.43%) Java
5 88 (6.53%) PowerShell
6 85 (6.31%) Python
7 63 (4.68%) C
8 44 (3.27%) C++
9 37 (2.75%) Bash Shell
10 31 (2.30%) PHP
10 31 (2.30%) TypeScript
11 25 (1.86%) Java 8
12 20 (1.48%) R
13 16 (1.19%) T-SQL
14 14 (1.04%) ES6
15 13 (0.97%) PL/SQL
15 13 (0.97%) Shell Script
16 12 (0.89%) AspectJ
17 11 (0.82%) Scala
18 9 (0.67%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 153 (11.36%) Degree
2 93 (6.90%) Security Cleared
3 61 (4.53%) Microsoft Certification
4 50 (3.71%) SC Cleared
5 33 (2.45%) DV Cleared
6 28 (2.08%) Computer Science Degree
7 24 (1.78%) PhD
8 23 (1.71%) Cisco Certification
9 22 (1.63%) MCSE
10 19 (1.41%) CCNA
11 16 (1.19%) HND
12 14 (1.04%) CCNP
13 13 (0.97%) ISTQB
13 13 (0.97%) PMI Certification
14 12 (0.89%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
14 12 (0.89%) Master's Degree
15 11 (0.82%) CISSP
15 11 (0.82%) ISEB
15 11 (0.82%) MCSD
15 11 (0.82%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 97 (7.20%) QA
2 52 (3.86%) SLA
3 47 (3.49%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 39 (2.90%) PMO
5 29 (2.15%) GDPR
6 24 (1.78%) BS25999
6 24 (1.78%) ISO/IEC 20000
7 16 (1.19%) Data Quality
8 9 (0.67%) PCI DSS
9 8 (0.59%) Actionable Recommendations
9 8 (0.59%) NCSC
10 7 (0.52%) DICOM
11 6 (0.45%) COBIT
12 4 (0.30%) COSHH
12 4 (0.30%) ECSS
12 4 (0.30%) ISO 9001
13 3 (0.22%) NIST
13 3 (0.22%) Sarbanes-Oxley
14 2 (0.15%) COSO
14 2 (0.15%) Solvency II
System Software
1 123 (9.13%) Active Directory
2 108 (8.02%) VMware Infrastructure
3 76 (5.64%) Docker
4 51 (3.79%) Hyper-V
5 31 (2.30%) XenApp
6 28 (2.08%) BitLocker
7 26 (1.93%) vSphere
8 25 (1.86%) XenDesktop
9 24 (1.78%) NFS
10 13 (0.97%) Firmware
11 5 (0.37%) VMware ESXi
12 4 (0.30%) Virtual Servers
13 3 (0.22%) Virtual Machines
14 2 (0.15%) Oracle RAC
14 2 (0.15%) VMware NSX
15 1 (0.074%) iptables
15 1 (0.074%) Microsoft App-V
15 1 (0.074%) Terminal Services
15 1 (0.074%) UAG
15 1 (0.074%) Xen
Systems Management
1 48 (3.56%) SCCM
2 26 (1.93%) Kubernetes
3 24 (1.78%) Backup Exec
4 23 (1.71%) Ansible
5 22 (1.63%) Terraform
6 19 (1.41%) Puppet
7 17 (1.26%) SCOM
8 14 (1.04%) WSUS
9 11 (0.82%) PowerCLI
10 10 (0.74%) Microsoft Intune
11 7 (0.52%) Cisco CUCM
11 7 (0.52%) Opscode Chef
11 7 (0.52%) WebSphere Cast Iron
12 4 (0.30%) Ambari
12 4 (0.30%) Docker Swarm
12 4 (0.30%) Hadoop YARN
12 4 (0.30%) SCVMM
13 3 (0.22%) Control-M
13 3 (0.22%) Packer
14 2 (0.15%) Prometheus
Vendors
1 364 (27.02%) Microsoft
2 143 (10.62%) VMware
3 67 (4.97%) Oracle
4 64 (4.75%) Cisco
5 54 (4.01%) Citrix
6 31 (2.30%) Red Hat
7 28 (2.08%) Google
7 28 (2.08%) NetApp
7 28 (2.08%) Veeam
8 27 (2.00%) Sophos
9 25 (1.86%) HP
10 24 (1.78%) Capita
11 23 (1.71%) Adobe
12 21 (1.56%) Dell
13 20 (1.48%) SAP
14 19 (1.41%) EMC
14 19 (1.41%) IBM
14 19 (1.41%) Remedy
15 18 (1.34%) EqualLogic
16 17 (1.26%) Zend