Period
to 30 November 2021

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 30 November 2021 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Line Management
UK
6 months to
30 Nov 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 137 207 216
Rank change year-on-year +70 +9 -33
Permanent jobs citing Line Management 3,427 887 2,190
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the UK 2.65% 1.62% 1.63%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.81% 1.75% 1.76%
Number of salaries quoted 1,473 683 1,647
10th Percentile £35,000 £36,250 £31,250
25th Percentile £45,422 £47,000 £40,000
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £60,000 £60,000 £57,500
Median % change year-on-year - +4.35% +4.55%
75th Percentile £77,500 £73,750 £77,500
90th Percentile £92,500 £97,900 £90,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £55,000 £57,500 £50,000
% change year-on-year -4.35% +15.00% -4.76%

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 121,817 50,819 124,449
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 94.34% 92.91% 92.58%
Number of salaries quoted 81,176 42,635 99,847
10th Percentile £33,000 £32,500 £30,000
25th Percentile £42,500 £42,000 £38,000
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £60,000 £55,000 £52,500
Median % change year-on-year +9.09% +4.76% +2.40%
75th Percentile £77,500 £73,750 £71,250
90th Percentile £95,000 £90,000 £87,500
UK excluding London median annual salary £50,000 £49,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year +2.04% +8.89% -

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 30 November 2021.

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 30 November 2021. 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 +73 2,909 £57,500 -4.17% 439
UK excluding London +71 2,053 £55,000 -4.35% 353
London +46 1,045 £67,500 -6.90% 121
Work from Home +42 597 £65,000 +8.33% 57
North of England +48 545 £53,556 -6.86% 111
South East +13 503 £60,000 - 74
North West +57 377 £52,000 -5.45% 62
Midlands +64 358 £52,500 +5.00% 50
West Midlands +40 267 £52,500 +5.00% 29
South West +58 236 £57,500 +27.78% 37
East of England +16 190 £35,000 -37.78% 44
Scotland +16 144 £53,285 -14.74% 26
Yorkshire -6 144 £55,000 -8.33% 31
East Midlands +9 91 £38,750 -3.13% 21
Wales 0 58 £60,000 +57.89% 9
Northern Ireland -16 32 £77,500 +47.62% 2
North East -20 32 £48,000 +28.00% 18

For the 6 months to 30 November 2021, 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 1,352 (39.45%) Social Skills
2 984 (28.71%) Service Delivery
3 941 (27.46%) Agile Software Development
4 869 (25.36%) Retail
5 768 (22.41%) Microsoft
6 765 (22.32%) Information Security
7 735 (21.45%) Finance
8 726 (21.18%) Facilities Management
9 586 (17.10%) Problem-Solving
10 577 (16.84%) Mentoring
11 571 (16.66%) Management Information System
12 469 (13.69%) Coaching
13 461 (13.45%) Analytical Skills
14 424 (12.37%) Azure
15 417 (12.17%) Degree
16 409 (11.93%) Project Management
17 398 (11.61%) Scrum
17 398 (11.61%) Continuous Improvement
18 397 (11.58%) DevOps
19 359 (10.48%) Self-Motivation
20 347 (10.13%) Microsoft Excel
21 343 (10.01%) Microsoft Office
22 335 (9.78%) Software Engineering
23 318 (9.28%) SLA
24 313 (9.13%) Time Management
25 307 (8.96%) SQL
26 290 (8.46%) AWS
27 286 (8.35%) JavaScript
28 285 (8.32%) Stakeholder Management
29 269 (7.85%) Java

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 96 (2.80%) SharePoint
2 68 (1.98%) Confluence
3 47 (1.37%) Elasticsearch
4 39 (1.14%) CMS
5 35 (1.02%) SAS
6 26 (0.76%) MS Exchange
7 18 (0.53%) nginx
8 15 (0.44%) Apache
9 12 (0.35%) IIS
10 10 (0.29%) Kentico
11 9 (0.26%) Appian
11 9 (0.26%) Exchange Server 2010
11 9 (0.26%) Skype for Business
12 8 (0.23%) Tomcat
13 7 (0.20%) Apache Spark
13 7 (0.20%) Exchange Server 2007
13 7 (0.20%) IBM Domino
13 7 (0.20%) SharePoint 2013
13 7 (0.20%) Umbraco
14 5 (0.15%) Exchange Server 2013
Applications
1 347 (10.13%) Microsoft Excel
2 343 (10.01%) Microsoft Office
3 180 (5.25%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 58 (1.69%) Microsoft Project
5 21 (0.61%) MS Visio
5 21 (0.61%) Spreadsheet
6 14 (0.41%) AutoCAD
6 14 (0.41%) Revit
7 10 (0.29%) Chatbot
8 9 (0.26%) InDesign
8 9 (0.26%) Photoshop
8 9 (0.26%) Stata
9 8 (0.23%) Adobe Premiere
9 8 (0.23%) Figma
9 8 (0.23%) Sketch
10 5 (0.15%) SPSS
11 4 (0.12%) Adobe After Effects
11 4 (0.12%) Adobe Illustrator
12 3 (0.088%) InVision
13 1 (0.029%) Mingle
Business Applications
1 78 (2.28%) Maximo
2 40 (1.17%) Payment Gateway
3 31 (0.90%) Oracle Clinical
4 21 (0.61%) Dynamics CRM
5 19 (0.55%) Magento
6 18 (0.53%) SAP HR
7 17 (0.50%) Oracle Applications
7 17 (0.50%) Shopify
8 16 (0.47%) Distributed Ledger
9 15 (0.44%) R3 Corda
9 15 (0.44%) Remedy ITSM
10 12 (0.35%) Dynamics NAV
10 12 (0.35%) Oracle EBS
10 12 (0.35%) SAP EHS
11 10 (0.29%) NetSuite
12 8 (0.23%) SAP ERP
13 7 (0.20%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
14 6 (0.18%) Oracle ERP
15 5 (0.15%) Dynamics AX
16 4 (0.12%) Oracle EBS R12
Cloud Services
1 424 (12.37%) Azure
2 290 (8.46%) AWS
3 207 (6.04%) Microsoft 365
4 110 (3.21%) Power Platform
5 109 (3.18%) Serverless
6 106 (3.09%) SaaS
7 102 (2.98%) GCP
8 47 (1.37%) PaaS
9 38 (1.11%) Cloud Computing
10 34 (0.99%) AWS Lambda
10 34 (0.99%) Dynamics 365
11 33 (0.96%) Azure Active Directory
12 27 (0.79%) GitHub
13 26 (0.76%) IaaS
14 17 (0.50%) Amazon ECS
14 17 (0.50%) Amazon S3
14 17 (0.50%) AWS CloudFormation
15 16 (0.47%) Google Analytics
16 15 (0.44%) npm
16 15 (0.44%) Yammer
Communications & Networking
1 91 (2.66%) Firewall
2 47 (1.37%) VPN
3 44 (1.28%) Broadband
4 39 (1.14%) DNS
5 36 (1.05%) TCP/IP
6 34 (0.99%) SAN
7 33 (0.96%) Wi-Fi
8 32 (0.93%) WAN
9 31 (0.90%) LAN
10 28 (0.82%) Wireless
11 27 (0.79%) Network Security
12 26 (0.76%) HTTP
12 26 (0.76%) Internet
13 20 (0.58%) Remote Desktop
14 15 (0.44%) DHCP
15 14 (0.41%) Intranet
15 14 (0.41%) SMS
16 13 (0.38%) VLAN
17 11 (0.32%) SSL
18 9 (0.26%) Skype
Database & Business Intelligence
1 154 (4.49%) SQL Server
2 92 (2.68%) Power BI
3 87 (2.54%) Relational Database
4 79 (2.31%) Big Data
5 60 (1.75%) NoSQL
6 58 (1.69%) MongoDB
7 56 (1.63%) MySQL
8 55 (1.60%) Data Warehouse
9 51 (1.49%) PostgreSQL
10 41 (1.20%) Redis
11 39 (1.14%) RDBMS
12 33 (0.96%) SQL Server Integration Services
13 32 (0.93%) Tableau
14 31 (0.90%) Oracle Database
15 23 (0.67%) Amazon DynamoDB
16 22 (0.64%) Oracle Reports
17 21 (0.61%) Hadoop
18 20 (0.58%) Blockchain
19 18 (0.53%) Apache Cassandra
20 17 (0.50%) Apache Accumulo
Development Applications
1 142 (4.14%) JIRA
2 126 (3.68%) Git (software)
3 105 (3.06%) Jenkins
4 56 (1.63%) TeamCity
5 48 (1.40%) Octopus Deploy
6 43 (1.25%) Maven
7 33 (0.96%) webpack
8 29 (0.85%) GitLab
9 27 (0.79%) Selenium
10 21 (0.61%) JMeter
11 19 (0.55%) JUnit
12 18 (0.53%) GoCD
13 16 (0.47%) CircleCI
13 16 (0.47%) Postman
13 16 (0.47%) Team Foundation Server
13 16 (0.47%) Visual Studio
14 13 (0.38%) git-flow
14 13 (0.38%) Mockito
15 12 (0.35%) Cypress.io
16 11 (0.32%) Oracle Forms
General
1 1,352 (39.45%) Social Skills
2 869 (25.36%) Retail
3 735 (21.45%) Finance
4 461 (13.45%) Analytical Skills
5 236 (6.89%) Legal
6 231 (6.74%) Organisational Skills
7 190 (5.54%) Marketing
8 146 (4.26%) Presentation Skills
9 129 (3.76%) Public Sector
10 113 (3.30%) Law
11 109 (3.18%) Games
12 86 (2.51%) Pharmaceutical
13 83 (2.42%) Influencing Skills
14 66 (1.93%) Local Government
15 64 (1.87%) Inclusion and Diversity
16 62 (1.81%) Banking
17 61 (1.78%) Telecoms
18 51 (1.49%) Advertising
19 43 (1.25%) Manufacturing
20 40 (1.17%) Electronics
Job Titles
1 235 (6.86%) Developer
2 182 (5.31%) Analyst
3 169 (4.93%) Project Manager
4 156 (4.55%) Team Leader
5 142 (4.14%) Architect
6 131 (3.82%) IT Manager
7 113 (3.30%) Senior Manager
8 110 (3.21%) Delivery Manager
9 106 (3.09%) Technical Leader
10 92 (2.68%) Software Engineer
11 73 (2.13%) Coordinator
11 73 (2.13%) Engineering Manager
11 73 (2.13%) Senior Project Manager
12 67 (1.96%) Senior Developer
13 63 (1.84%) Lead Software Engineer
14 62 (1.81%) Senior Analyst
15 59 (1.72%) Lead Architect
16 58 (1.69%) Lead Developer
17 57 (1.66%) Data Manager
18 55 (1.60%) Solutions Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 223 (6.51%) .NET
2 166 (4.84%) React
3 161 (4.70%) Node.js
4 146 (4.26%) HTML
5 128 (3.74%) CSS
6 119 (3.47%) AngularJS
7 115 (3.36%) REST
8 88 (2.57%) Web Services
9 77 (2.25%) RESTful
10 76 (2.22%) Vue.js
11 70 (2.04%) Spring
12 66 (1.93%) Spring Boot
13 63 (1.84%) .NET Core
14 58 (1.69%) HTML5
15 57 (1.66%) Kafka
16 53 (1.55%) ASP.NET
17 47 (1.37%) JSON
18 40 (1.17%) ASP.NET MVC
19 37 (1.08%) Middleware
19 37 (1.08%) Sass
Miscellaneous
1 571 (16.66%) Management Information System
2 359 (10.48%) Self-Motivation
3 177 (5.16%) User Experience
4 174 (5.08%) Driving Licence
5 120 (3.50%) Social Media
6 94 (2.74%) Virtual Team
7 70 (2.04%) Mobile App
8 64 (1.87%) Data Structures
9 63 (1.84%) Data Centre
10 57 (1.66%) Data Protection Act
11 54 (1.58%) Blog
12 53 (1.55%) Algorithms
13 52 (1.52%) Life Science
14 49 (1.43%) Enterprise Software
15 47 (1.37%) Renewable Energy
16 39 (1.14%) Cloud Native
17 36 (1.05%) PDA
18 32 (0.93%) Tandem
19 30 (0.88%) Hybrid Cloud
20 28 (0.82%) CCTV
Operating Systems
1 229 (6.68%) Windows
2 113 (3.30%) Linux
3 65 (1.90%) Windows Server
4 54 (1.58%) Windows 10
5 36 (1.05%) Unix
6 29 (0.85%) Windows 7
7 26 (0.76%) Windows Server 2012
8 25 (0.73%) Android
9 24 (0.70%) Windows Server 2016
10 23 (0.67%) Apple iOS
11 20 (0.58%) Windows Server 2019
12 18 (0.53%) Windows Server 2008
13 13 (0.38%) Windows 8
14 9 (0.26%) CentOS
15 6 (0.18%) Ubuntu
16 4 (0.12%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
17 3 (0.088%) AIX
17 3 (0.088%) Mac OS
17 3 (0.088%) VMS
18 2 (0.058%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 984 (28.71%) Service Delivery
2 941 (27.46%) Agile Software Development
3 765 (22.32%) Information Security
4 726 (21.18%) Facilities Management
5 586 (17.10%) Problem-Solving
6 577 (16.84%) Mentoring
7 469 (13.69%) Coaching
8 409 (11.93%) Project Management
9 398 (11.61%) Continuous Improvement
9 398 (11.61%) Scrum
10 397 (11.58%) DevOps
11 335 (9.78%) Software Engineering
12 313 (9.13%) Time Management
13 285 (8.32%) Stakeholder Management
14 253 (7.38%) People Management
15 242 (7.06%) ITIL
16 237 (6.92%) Analytics
17 235 (6.86%) Decision-Making
18 222 (6.48%) Project Delivery
19 206 (6.01%) Test Automation
Programming Languages
1 307 (8.96%) SQL
2 286 (8.35%) JavaScript
3 269 (7.85%) Java
4 200 (5.84%) Python
5 195 (5.69%) C#
6 175 (5.11%) C
7 89 (2.60%) TypeScript
8 54 (1.58%) PowerShell
9 49 (1.43%) R
10 48 (1.40%) Go
11 46 (1.34%) PHP
12 41 (1.20%) T-SQL
13 39 (1.14%) Scala
14 38 (1.11%) C++
15 34 (0.99%) Bash Shell
15 34 (0.99%) Ruby
16 26 (0.76%) VBA
17 24 (0.70%) Kotlin
18 21 (0.61%) Delphi
19 20 (0.58%) ES6
Qualifications
1 417 (12.17%) Degree
2 116 (3.38%) Security Cleared
3 88 (2.57%) SC Cleared
4 70 (2.04%) Computer Science Degree
5 55 (1.60%) Microsoft Certification
6 41 (1.20%) DBS Check
7 39 (1.14%) BPSS Clearance
7 39 (1.14%) HNC
8 38 (1.11%) CEH
9 34 (0.99%) Cisco Certification
10 32 (0.93%) CISSP
11 29 (0.85%) ITIL Certification
12 27 (0.79%) PMI Certification
13 24 (0.70%) CCNA
13 24 (0.70%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
14 21 (0.61%) AWS Certification
14 21 (0.61%) CIPD
14 21 (0.61%) Numerate Degree
15 19 (0.55%) PRINCE2 Certification
16 18 (0.53%) CISA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 318 (9.28%) SLA
2 201 (5.87%) QA
3 112 (3.27%) GDPR
4 84 (2.45%) PMO
5 67 (1.96%) Accessibility
6 56 (1.63%) Good Clinical Practice
7 46 (1.34%) ISO/IEC 27001
8 40 (1.17%) Data Quality
9 28 (0.82%) NEBOSH
10 21 (0.61%) PCI DSS
11 19 (0.55%) COSHH
12 17 (0.50%) CDISC
12 17 (0.50%) Cyber Essentials
13 12 (0.35%) WCAG
14 11 (0.32%) GLP
15 8 (0.23%) ISO 22301
15 8 (0.23%) PMBOK
16 7 (0.20%) NIST
17 6 (0.18%) GxP
18 5 (0.15%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 146 (4.26%) Docker
2 98 (2.86%) Active Directory
3 53 (1.55%) Virtual Machines
4 47 (1.37%) VMware Infrastructure
5 17 (0.50%) Firmware
6 14 (0.41%) Hyper-V
7 10 (0.29%) vSphere
8 9 (0.26%) BitLocker
8 9 (0.26%) XenApp
9 7 (0.20%) VMware ESXi
9 7 (0.20%) XenDesktop
10 6 (0.18%) Snort
11 5 (0.15%) Virtual Servers
11 5 (0.15%) VMware Workstation
12 4 (0.12%) ProxySG
13 3 (0.088%) Apache ZooKeeper
14 2 (0.058%) HDFS
14 2 (0.058%) Virtual Desktop
15 1 (0.029%) KVM
15 1 (0.029%) Shibboleth
Systems Management
1 139 (4.06%) Kubernetes
2 100 (2.92%) Terraform
3 57 (1.66%) Ansible
4 35 (1.02%) Puppet
5 26 (0.76%) SCCM
6 25 (0.73%) Opscode Chef
7 24 (0.70%) Microsoft Intune
8 16 (0.47%) BMC PATROL
9 14 (0.41%) Istio
9 14 (0.41%) linkerd
10 13 (0.38%) Apache Brooklyn
11 8 (0.23%) Grafana
12 7 (0.20%) Bugsnag
13 5 (0.15%) Active Directory Federation Services
13 5 (0.15%) vCenter Server
14 4 (0.12%) Cisco CUCM
14 4 (0.12%) CSIRT
14 4 (0.12%) HP ALM
14 4 (0.12%) Single Sign-On
15 3 (0.088%) Prometheus
Vendors
1 768 (22.41%) Microsoft
2 146 (4.26%) Oracle
3 102 (2.98%) SAP
4 81 (2.36%) Google
5 70 (2.04%) VMware
6 45 (1.31%) Cisco
6 45 (1.31%) Salesforce.com
7 32 (0.93%) Apple
8 31 (0.90%) Mercator
9 27 (0.79%) Citrix
10 26 (0.76%) IBM
11 25 (0.73%) Dell
11 25 (0.73%) HP
12 24 (0.70%) ServiceNow
13 22 (0.64%) Remedy
14 18 (0.53%) Adobe
14 18 (0.53%) Facebook
15 16 (0.47%) Cadence
15 16 (0.47%) Xamarin
16 15 (0.44%) Guidewire