Period
to 19 November 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 19 November 2019 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Line Management
UK
6 months to
19 Nov 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 206 180 204
Rank change year-on-year -26 +24 -19
Permanent jobs citing Line Management 2,251 3,110 3,096
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 1.65% 1.92% 1.74%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.79% 2.09% 1.88%
Number of salaries quoted 1,634 2,121 2,340
UK median annual salary £56,878 £55,000 £55,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +3.42% - +4.76%
10th Percentile £31,250 £30,500 £30,000
90th Percentile £90,000 £87,500 £86,250
UK excluding London median annual salary £48,500 £52,500 £50,000
% change year-on-year -7.62% +5.00% +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 125,848 148,871 164,482
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 92.05% 91.84% 92.19%
Number of salaries quoted 99,459 118,447 130,040
UK median annual salary £52,500 £50,000 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.00% - +4.17%
10th Percentile £30,000 £29,000 £28,000
90th Percentile £87,500 £85,000 £80,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £43,000
% change year-on-year - +4.65% +1.18%

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 19 November 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 19 November 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 -19 2,098 £57,500 +1.77% 287
UK excluding London -42 1,382 £48,500 -7.62% 244
London +7 802 £70,000 +6.87% 72
North of England +39 457 £45,000 -10.00% 68
South East -22 368 £55,000 -5.17% 50
North West +81 339 £42,500 -19.05% 42
Midlands -51 219 £58,875 +23.95% 46
West Midlands -34 161 £62,500 +38.89% 35
South West -93 125 £46,250 -19.57% 34
East of England -38 120 £44,000 -26.67% 17
Yorkshire -33 95 £51,000 +13.33% 19
Scotland -10 61 £45,734 -16.85% 19
East Midlands -16 57 £47,500 - 11
North East +22 23 £46,500 +14.60% 7
Wales -23 21 £45,000 +12.50% 8
Channel Islands - 5 - -
Northern Ireland +3 4 £60,000 +96.72% 2
Isle of Man - 2 £49,000 -

For the 6 months to 19 November 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.

1 739 (32.83%) Agile Software Development
2 530 (23.55%) Finance
3 464 (20.61%) Microsoft
4 424 (18.84%) Mentoring
5 398 (17.68%) SQL
6 350 (15.55%) Project Management
7 329 (14.62%) Coaching
8 310 (13.77%) Degree
9 295 (13.11%) C#
10 289 (12.84%) Problem-Solving
11 272 (12.08%) ITIL
12 260 (11.55%) Change Management
13 250 (11.11%) Scrum
14 247 (10.97%) Stakeholder Management
14 247 (10.97%) DevOps
15 246 (10.93%) Test Automation
16 245 (10.88%) Analytical Skills
16 245 (10.88%) Windows
17 238 (10.57%) SQL Server
17 238 (10.57%) Azure
18 227 (10.08%) Software Engineering
19 224 (9.95%) .NET
20 221 (9.82%) User Experience
21 220 (9.77%) JavaScript
22 214 (9.51%) Continuous Improvement
23 210 (9.33%) Analytics
24 204 (9.06%) Java
25 193 (8.57%) QA
26 192 (8.53%) Management Information System
27 180 (8.00%) Business Analysis

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 56 (2.49%) SharePoint
2 46 (2.04%) IIS
3 32 (1.42%) SAS
4 31 (1.38%) BizTalk Server
4 31 (1.38%) Skype for Business
5 24 (1.07%) MS Exchange
6 22 (0.98%) Apache Spark
7 21 (0.93%) Confluence
8 20 (0.89%) CMS
9 17 (0.76%) Elasticsearch
10 11 (0.49%) Sitecore CMS
10 11 (0.49%) WebSphere
11 8 (0.36%) Apache
11 8 (0.36%) Exchange Server 2007
11 8 (0.36%) Umbraco
12 6 (0.27%) Oracle SOA Suite
12 6 (0.27%) Tomcat
13 5 (0.22%) nginx
14 4 (0.18%) Exchange Server 2010
15 3 (0.13%) Exchange Server 2013
Applications
1 107 (4.75%) Microsoft Office
2 91 (4.04%) Microsoft Excel
3 56 (2.49%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 19 (0.84%) Microsoft Project
5 15 (0.67%) MS Visio
6 4 (0.18%) OrCAD
7 3 (0.13%) Photoshop
7 3 (0.13%) SPSS
8 2 (0.089%) Chatbot
8 2 (0.089%) Mozilla Thunderbird
9 1 (0.044%) Acrobat
9 1 (0.044%) Adobe Premiere
9 1 (0.044%) Open Workbench
9 1 (0.044%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 19 (0.84%) Dynamics CRM
2 15 (0.67%) Payment Gateway
3 13 (0.58%) Remedy ITSM
4 12 (0.53%) LatentZero
4 12 (0.53%) thinkFolio
5 10 (0.44%) Dynamics NAV
6 6 (0.27%) SAP BPC
7 5 (0.22%) Maximo
7 5 (0.22%) Oracle ERP
7 5 (0.22%) Raiser's Edge
7 5 (0.22%) Salesforce.com CRM
8 4 (0.18%) Dynamics AX
8 4 (0.18%) SAP ERP
8 4 (0.18%) SAP S/4HANA
9 3 (0.13%) Adobe Campaign
9 3 (0.13%) Line 500
9 3 (0.13%) Postilion
9 3 (0.13%) Sage X3
9 3 (0.13%) SAP ICH
10 2 (0.089%) Sage 200
Cloud Services
1 238 (10.57%) Azure
2 166 (7.37%) AWS
3 162 (7.20%) Office 365
4 55 (2.44%) SaaS
5 50 (2.22%) Cloud Computing
6 47 (2.09%) PaaS
7 37 (1.64%) Azure Active Directory
7 37 (1.64%) Power Platform
8 32 (1.42%) Serverless
9 25 (1.11%) GCP
10 24 (1.07%) Dynamics 365
11 23 (1.02%) Amazon EC2
11 23 (1.02%) AWS CloudFormation
12 21 (0.93%) Azure Functions
13 20 (0.89%) Amazon S3
14 19 (0.84%) Amazon CloudWatch
14 19 (0.84%) Amazon ECS
14 19 (0.84%) Basecamp
14 19 (0.84%) Virtual Private Cloud
15 18 (0.80%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 115 (5.11%) Firewall
2 79 (3.51%) DNS
3 65 (2.89%) Wireless
4 53 (2.35%) WAN
5 52 (2.31%) DHCP
6 50 (2.22%) LAN
7 44 (1.95%) TCP/IP
8 42 (1.87%) Internet
9 40 (1.78%) SAN
10 39 (1.73%) Skype
11 33 (1.47%) VPN
12 31 (1.38%) Broadband
13 30 (1.33%) Intranet
14 29 (1.29%) VoIP
15 28 (1.24%) Cisco ASA
16 25 (1.11%) Network Security
17 20 (0.89%) Unified Communications
18 18 (0.80%) MPLS
19 17 (0.76%) VLAN
19 17 (0.76%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 238 (10.57%) SQL Server
2 60 (2.67%) Big Data
3 55 (2.44%) Data Warehouse
4 54 (2.40%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 52 (2.31%) MySQL
6 50 (2.22%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 47 (2.09%) Azure SQL Database
8 39 (1.73%) NoSQL
9 38 (1.69%) Relational Database
10 35 (1.55%) Power BI
11 32 (1.42%) PostgreSQL
12 27 (1.20%) Amazon RDS
13 21 (0.93%) Amazon DynamoDB
14 20 (0.89%) SQL Server Analysis Services
15 18 (0.80%) QlikView
16 14 (0.62%) MongoDB
16 14 (0.62%) Redis
17 13 (0.58%) Qlik Sense
18 12 (0.53%) Oracle Database
19 11 (0.49%) Hadoop
Development Applications
1 152 (6.75%) Git (software)
2 127 (5.64%) JIRA
3 98 (4.35%) Jenkins
4 90 (4.00%) Selenium
5 51 (2.27%) WebDriver
6 43 (1.91%) Team Foundation Server
7 34 (1.51%) Cucumber
8 26 (1.16%) Maven
8 26 (1.16%) SpecFlow
9 25 (1.11%) Visual Studio Team System
10 22 (0.98%) RStudio
10 22 (0.98%) Visual Studio
11 20 (0.89%) JUnit
12 18 (0.80%) Jasmine
13 17 (0.76%) SoapUI
14 15 (0.67%) gulp
15 14 (0.62%) webpack
16 13 (0.58%) Bitbucket
16 13 (0.58%) Hudson
16 13 (0.58%) JBehave
General
1 530 (23.55%) Finance
2 131 (5.82%) Retail
3 105 (4.66%) Banking
4 102 (4.53%) Telecoms
5 75 (3.33%) Marketing
6 74 (3.29%) Public Sector
7 66 (2.93%) Legal
8 49 (2.18%) Games
9 33 (1.47%) Law
10 31 (1.38%) Front Office
11 28 (1.24%) Electronics
12 26 (1.16%) Automotive
13 24 (1.07%) Advertising
14 19 (0.84%) Billing
14 19 (0.84%) Police
15 16 (0.71%) Financial Institution
15 16 (0.71%) Investment Banking
15 16 (0.71%) Pharmaceutical
16 14 (0.62%) Local Government
17 10 (0.44%) Aerospace
Job Titles
1 304 (13.51%) Analyst
2 213 (9.46%) Developer
3 143 (6.35%) Business Analyst
4 128 (5.69%) Team Leader
5 119 (5.29%) IT Manager
6 104 (4.62%) Digital Analyst
7 100 (4.44%) Project Manager
8 98 (4.35%) UX Analyst
9 97 (4.31%) Digital Business Analyst
10 94 (4.18%) Delivery Manager
11 87 (3.86%) Architect
12 80 (3.55%) Consultant
13 74 (3.29%) Process Analyst
14 73 (3.24%) Business Process Analyst
15 72 (3.20%) Development Manager
16 67 (2.98%) Senior Manager
17 57 (2.53%) Senior Developer
17 57 (2.53%) Software Engineer
18 55 (2.44%) Service Manager
19 52 (2.31%) Lead Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 224 (9.95%) .NET
2 155 (6.89%) HTML
3 128 (5.69%) CSS
4 115 (5.11%) Web Services
5 105 (4.66%) React
6 98 (4.35%) REST
7 87 (3.86%) RESTful
8 77 (3.42%) HTML5
9 72 (3.20%) Spring
10 68 (3.02%) AngularJS
10 68 (3.02%) ASP.NET
11 62 (2.75%) XML
12 60 (2.67%) .NET Framework
13 46 (2.04%) Spring Boot
14 45 (2.00%) jQuery
15 41 (1.82%) ASP.NET MVC
16 40 (1.78%) Kafka
16 40 (1.78%) WCF
17 35 (1.55%) SOAP
18 33 (1.47%) JSON
Miscellaneous
1 245 (10.88%) Analytical Skills
2 221 (9.82%) User Experience
3 192 (8.53%) Management Information System
4 95 (4.22%) Data Centre
5 89 (3.95%) Self-Motivation
6 75 (3.33%) Mobile App
7 60 (2.67%) Algorithms
8 40 (1.78%) Virtual Team
9 39 (1.73%) Enterprise Software
10 35 (1.55%) Fixed Income
11 33 (1.47%) Smartphone
12 32 (1.42%) Driving Licence
13 29 (1.29%) PMI
14 28 (1.24%) Public Cloud
15 27 (1.20%) Hybrid Cloud
15 27 (1.20%) Online Gambling
16 25 (1.11%) Greenfield Project
17 22 (0.98%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
17 22 (0.98%) Hedge funds
17 22 (0.98%) Private Cloud
Operating Systems
1 245 (10.88%) Windows
2 131 (5.82%) Linux
3 87 (3.86%) Windows Server
4 80 (3.55%) Windows 10
5 40 (1.78%) Windows 7
6 38 (1.69%) Android
7 32 (1.42%) Windows Server 2012
8 29 (1.29%) Windows Server 2008
9 28 (1.24%) Unix
10 27 (1.20%) Apple iOS
11 13 (0.58%) Tizen
12 12 (0.53%) CentOS
13 10 (0.44%) AIX
14 8 (0.36%) Oracle Linux
14 8 (0.36%) Ubuntu
14 8 (0.36%) Windows 8
15 6 (0.27%) Debian
16 4 (0.18%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
16 4 (0.18%) Windows Server 2003
17 3 (0.13%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 739 (32.83%) Agile Software Development
2 424 (18.84%) Mentoring
3 350 (15.55%) Project Management
4 329 (14.62%) Coaching
5 289 (12.84%) Problem-Solving
6 272 (12.08%) ITIL
7 260 (11.55%) Change Management
8 250 (11.11%) Scrum
9 247 (10.97%) DevOps
9 247 (10.97%) Stakeholder Management
10 246 (10.93%) Test Automation
11 227 (10.08%) Software Engineering
12 214 (9.51%) Continuous Improvement
13 210 (9.33%) Analytics
14 180 (8.00%) Business Analysis
15 177 (7.86%) Workflow
16 163 (7.24%) Continuous Integration
17 160 (7.11%) Service Management
18 150 (6.66%) Project Delivery
18 150 (6.66%) Service Delivery
Programming Languages
1 398 (17.68%) SQL
2 295 (13.11%) C#
3 220 (9.77%) JavaScript
4 204 (9.06%) Java
5 171 (7.60%) Python
6 81 (3.60%) C
7 66 (2.93%) T-SQL
8 63 (2.80%) C++
9 55 (2.44%) Java 8
10 52 (2.31%) PowerShell
11 42 (1.87%) R
12 39 (1.73%) Scala
13 38 (1.69%) Bash Shell
14 35 (1.55%) PHP
15 22 (0.98%) Ruby
16 21 (0.93%) TypeScript
17 20 (0.89%) Shell Script
18 15 (0.67%) PL/SQL
19 13 (0.58%) ES6
20 12 (0.53%) VB
Qualifications
1 310 (13.77%) Degree
2 70 (3.11%) Cisco Certification
3 69 (3.07%) Security Cleared
4 47 (2.09%) Microsoft Certification
5 45 (2.00%) CCNA
6 43 (1.91%) SC Cleared
7 42 (1.87%) Computer Science Degree
7 42 (1.87%) PMI Certification
8 39 (1.73%) CCNP
8 39 (1.73%) ITIL Certification
9 34 (1.51%) CISM
10 32 (1.42%) CISA
11 26 (1.16%) MCSA
11 26 (1.16%) MCSE
12 20 (0.89%) CISSP
13 17 (0.76%) PMP
13 17 (0.76%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
14 16 (0.71%) TOGAF Certification
15 15 (0.67%) DBS Check
15 15 (0.67%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 193 (8.57%) QA
2 120 (5.33%) SLA
3 65 (2.89%) PMO
4 43 (1.91%) Data Quality
5 41 (1.82%) GDPR
6 37 (1.64%) ISO/IEC 27001
7 34 (1.51%) ISAE 3402
8 21 (0.93%) PCI DSS
9 19 (0.84%) SSAE 16
10 11 (0.49%) NIST
11 10 (0.44%) COBIT
11 10 (0.44%) Sarbanes-Oxley
12 8 (0.36%) ISO/IEC 20000
13 7 (0.31%) NCSC
14 5 (0.22%) ISO 20022
15 4 (0.18%) Actionable Recommendations
15 4 (0.18%) COSHH
15 4 (0.18%) DICOM
15 4 (0.18%) ISO 9000
15 4 (0.18%) NEBOSH
System Software
1 134 (5.95%) Active Directory
2 92 (4.09%) VMware Infrastructure
3 77 (3.42%) Docker
4 57 (2.53%) Hyper-V
5 21 (0.93%) Virtual Machines
5 21 (0.93%) Virtual Servers
6 20 (0.89%) vSphere
7 17 (0.76%) XenDesktop
8 15 (0.67%) Microsoft Virtual Server
9 13 (0.58%) VMware ESXi
10 12 (0.53%) XenApp
11 10 (0.44%) Firmware
12 6 (0.27%) BitLocker
13 4 (0.18%) EMC RecoverPoint
13 4 (0.18%) NFS
13 4 (0.18%) Terminal Services
13 4 (0.18%) VMware NSX
14 2 (0.089%) KVM
14 2 (0.089%) VMware Server
14 2 (0.089%) VMware Workstation
Systems Management
1 54 (2.40%) Kubernetes
2 48 (2.13%) SCCM
3 34 (1.51%) Terraform
4 33 (1.47%) Ansible
5 30 (1.33%) Puppet
6 17 (0.76%) WSUS
7 15 (0.67%) Opscode Chef
8 11 (0.49%) Stealthwatch
9 10 (0.44%) Microsoft Intune
10 8 (0.36%) Norton AntiVirus
10 8 (0.36%) vCenter Server
11 7 (0.31%) FortiGate
12 5 (0.22%) Cisco Prime
12 5 (0.22%) Kibana
13 4 (0.18%) EMC NetWorker
13 4 (0.18%) EMC VPLEX
13 4 (0.18%) HP Quality Center
13 4 (0.18%) McAfee ePO
13 4 (0.18%) Packer
13 4 (0.18%) systemd
Vendors
1 464 (20.61%) Microsoft
2 124 (5.51%) VMware
3 94 (4.18%) Cisco
4 82 (3.64%) Oracle
5 60 (2.67%) Google
6 57 (2.53%) Citrix
7 40 (1.78%) SAP
8 39 (1.73%) ServiceNow
9 34 (1.51%) IBM
10 33 (1.47%) Salesforce.com
11 25 (1.11%) HP
11 25 (1.11%) Remedy
12 22 (0.98%) WorldPay
13 20 (0.89%) Dell
13 20 (0.89%) F5
13 20 (0.89%) Facebook
14 18 (0.80%) Red Hat
14 18 (0.80%) Sitecore
14 18 (0.80%) Workday
15 17 (0.76%) Apple