Period
to 23 November 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 23 November 2020 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Line Management
UK
6 months to
23 Nov 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 205 207 177
Rank change year-on-year +2 -30 +29
Permanent jobs citing Line Management 888 2,224 3,147
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the UK 1.64% 1.64% 1.93%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.78% 1.78% 2.10%
Number of salaries quoted 760 1,722 2,244
Median annual salary £60,000 £57,500 £55,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +4.35% +4.55% -
10th Percentile £36,475 £31,250 £30,476
90th Percentile £96,250 £90,000 £87,500
UK excluding London median annual salary £56,500 £50,000 £52,500
% change year-on-year +13.00% -4.76% +4.48%

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 49,970 124,639 149,794
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 92.26% 92.19% 91.96%
Number of salaries quoted 41,486 98,615 119,146
Median annual salary £55,000 £52,500 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +4.76% +5.00% -
10th Percentile £32,500 £30,000 £29,000
90th Percentile £90,000 £87,500 £85,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £49,500 £45,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year +10.00% - +4.65%

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 23 November 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 23 November 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 +14 833 £60,000 +4.35% 191
UK excluding London +19 570 £56,500 +13.00% 153
London +6 304 £72,500 - 56
South East +86 189 £60,000 +9.09% 27
North of England -4 170 £57,500 +27.78% 44
North West -23 94 £55,000 +29.41% 22
Work from Home -45 89 £60,000 - 33
Midlands +4 67 £50,000 -13.04% 23
South West +55 65 £45,000 - 18
Yorkshire +54 54 £60,000 +17.65% 17
West Midlands +7 53 £50,000 -20.00% 13
Scotland +47 35 £62,500 +16.28% 11
East of England +62 30 £56,250 +30.81% 21
North East +17 22 £40,000 -13.98% 5
East Midlands +34 13 £45,000 -5.26% 10
Wales +43 10 £46,250 +2.78% 8
Northern Ireland +21 4 £52,500 -12.50% 1

For the 6 months to 23 November 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.

1 315 (35.47%) Agile Software Development
2 204 (22.97%) Microsoft
3 175 (19.71%) Azure
4 169 (19.03%) Finance
5 154 (17.34%) DevOps
6 139 (15.65%) AWS
7 138 (15.54%) Mentoring
8 134 (15.09%) Scrum
9 126 (14.19%) ITIL
10 125 (14.08%) Windows
11 123 (13.85%) Python
12 121 (13.63%) Coaching
13 119 (13.40%) SQL
14 118 (13.29%) C#
15 115 (12.95%) Project Management
16 114 (12.84%) .NET
17 107 (12.05%) Degree
18 104 (11.71%) Test Automation
19 96 (10.81%) SQL Server
20 91 (10.25%) Business Intelligence
21 88 (9.91%) Problem-Solving
22 83 (9.35%) Office 365
23 81 (9.12%) Stakeholder Management
24 79 (8.90%) Software Engineering
25 78 (8.78%) Java
26 77 (8.67%) Continuous Improvement
27 76 (8.56%) Analytics
28 75 (8.45%) Security Cleared
29 74 (8.33%) Analytical Skills
29 74 (8.33%) Linux

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 42 (4.73%) SharePoint
2 23 (2.59%) MS Exchange
3 21 (2.36%) Confluence
4 11 (1.24%) IIS
4 11 (1.24%) SAS
5 10 (1.13%) CMS
5 10 (1.13%) SharePoint 2013
6 9 (1.01%) Apache
6 9 (1.01%) Skype for Business
7 6 (0.68%) Elasticsearch
8 4 (0.45%) ArcGIS
8 4 (0.45%) Exchange Server 2013
8 4 (0.45%) GlassFish
9 3 (0.34%) Apache Spark
9 3 (0.34%) NServiceBus
9 3 (0.34%) SharePoint 2010
10 2 (0.23%) Exchange Server 2010
10 2 (0.23%) Headless CMS
10 2 (0.23%) Sitecore CMS
10 2 (0.23%) SugarCRM
Applications
1 33 (3.72%) Microsoft Office
2 12 (1.35%) Microsoft Excel
3 8 (0.90%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 4 (0.45%) Microsoft Project
4 4 (0.45%) Windchill
5 2 (0.23%) MS Visio
5 2 (0.23%) Photoshop
6 1 (0.11%) Acrobat
6 1 (0.11%) Adobe Captivate
6 1 (0.11%) Figma
6 1 (0.11%) Open Workbench
6 1 (0.11%) SPSS
Business Applications
1 16 (1.80%) Dynamics CRM
2 5 (0.56%) Dynamics NAV
3 4 (0.45%) Oracle Cash Management
3 4 (0.45%) Teamcenter
4 3 (0.34%) Dynamics AX
4 3 (0.34%) Magento
5 2 (0.23%) Maximo
5 2 (0.23%) Oracle Applications
6 1 (0.11%) JDE EnterpriseOne
6 1 (0.11%) Primavera
6 1 (0.11%) Q-Pulse
6 1 (0.11%) SAP HCM
6 1 (0.11%) SAP PM
6 1 (0.11%) Unit4 Business World
Cloud Services
1 175 (19.71%) Azure
2 139 (15.65%) AWS
3 83 (9.35%) Office 365
4 59 (6.64%) Power Platform
5 45 (5.07%) SaaS
6 28 (3.15%) GCP
7 25 (2.82%) PaaS
8 23 (2.59%) Azure Active Directory
9 22 (2.48%) Dynamics 365
10 19 (2.14%) GitHub
11 18 (2.03%) IaaS
12 16 (1.80%) Cloud Computing
13 11 (1.24%) Serverless
14 10 (1.13%) Amazon SageMaker
14 10 (1.13%) AWS Lambda
14 10 (1.13%) PowerApps
15 5 (0.56%) AWS CloudFormation
15 5 (0.56%) Boomi
15 5 (0.56%) OneDrive
16 4 (0.45%) Power Automate
Communications & Networking
1 39 (4.39%) Firewall
2 34 (3.83%) WAN
3 30 (3.38%) Skype
4 28 (3.15%) LAN
5 20 (2.25%) DNS
6 19 (2.14%) DHCP
7 18 (2.03%) TCP/IP
8 17 (1.91%) VPN
9 13 (1.46%) DMARC
10 11 (1.24%) SAN
10 11 (1.24%) SSL
11 10 (1.13%) Internet
11 10 (1.13%) MPLS
11 10 (1.13%) Wireless
12 8 (0.90%) MVNO
13 7 (0.79%) Cisco Firepower
13 7 (0.79%) CTI
13 7 (0.79%) Intrusion Detection
13 7 (0.79%) Software-Defined Networking
13 7 (0.79%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 96 (10.81%) SQL Server
2 40 (4.50%) Power BI
3 30 (3.38%) Relational Database
4 28 (3.15%) Data Warehouse
5 25 (2.82%) Tableau
6 22 (2.48%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 22 (2.48%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 17 (1.91%) Hadoop
7 17 (1.91%) QlikView
8 16 (1.80%) MySQL
9 14 (1.58%) Big Data
9 14 (1.58%) NoSQL
10 12 (1.35%) Azure SQL Database
10 12 (1.35%) Data Lake
10 12 (1.35%) MongoDB
10 12 (1.35%) SQL Server Analysis Services
11 11 (1.24%) RDBMS
12 8 (0.90%) Qlik Sense
13 7 (0.79%) Looker
13 7 (0.79%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 54 (6.08%) Jenkins
2 42 (4.73%) Git (software)
3 37 (4.17%) JIRA
4 26 (2.93%) Selenium
5 24 (2.70%) TeamCity
6 17 (1.91%) Octopus Deploy
7 16 (1.80%) Cypress.io
8 11 (1.24%) WebDriver
9 10 (1.13%) Maven
9 10 (1.13%) Visual Studio
10 9 (1.01%) Subversion
11 8 (0.90%) Rational DOORS
12 7 (0.79%) Metasploit
12 7 (0.79%) WebScarab
13 6 (0.68%) Redmine
13 6 (0.68%) Team Foundation Server
14 4 (0.45%) GitLab
14 4 (0.45%) Gradle
14 4 (0.45%) NUnit
15 3 (0.34%) CodeSonar
General
1 169 (19.03%) Finance
2 35 (3.94%) Marketing
3 33 (3.72%) Legal
4 30 (3.38%) Retail
5 28 (3.15%) Public Sector
6 26 (2.93%) Banking
6 26 (2.93%) Games
7 25 (2.82%) Telecoms
8 18 (2.03%) Digital Economy
9 17 (1.91%) Automotive
9 17 (1.91%) Law
10 15 (1.69%) Manufacturing
11 11 (1.24%) Aerospace
12 7 (0.79%) Local Government
13 4 (0.45%) Front Office
14 3 (0.34%) French Language
14 3 (0.34%) Online Betting
14 3 (0.34%) Pharmaceutical
14 3 (0.34%) Spanish Language
15 2 (0.23%) Police
Job Titles
1 92 (10.36%) Developer
2 67 (7.55%) Team Leader
3 58 (6.53%) Analyst
4 57 (6.42%) IT Manager
5 51 (5.74%) Architect
6 44 (4.95%) Lead Developer
7 36 (4.05%) Software Engineer
8 33 (3.72%) Product Manager
9 30 (3.38%) Delivery Manager
9 30 (3.38%) Development Manager
9 30 (3.38%) Service Manager
10 25 (2.82%) Senior Manager
11 24 (2.70%) Senior Developer
11 24 (2.70%) Service Desk Team Leader
12 22 (2.48%) Lead DevOps
13 21 (2.36%) DevOps Engineer
14 20 (2.25%) .NET Developer
14 20 (2.25%) Operations Manager
15 19 (2.14%) Product Owner
15 19 (2.14%) Solutions Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 114 (12.84%) .NET
2 42 (4.73%) CSS
3 37 (4.17%) HTML
4 32 (3.60%) XML
5 31 (3.49%) Node.js
6 29 (3.27%) ASP.NET
7 25 (2.82%) AngularJS
7 25 (2.82%) JSON
8 24 (2.70%) .NET Core
8 24 (2.70%) REST
9 23 (2.59%) ASP.NET Core
9 23 (2.59%) React
10 20 (2.25%) .NET Framework
10 20 (2.25%) ASP.NET MVC
10 20 (2.25%) jQuery
11 18 (2.03%) ASP.NET Web Forms
12 17 (1.91%) Twitter Bootstrap
13 16 (1.80%) OAuth
13 16 (1.80%) OAuth2
13 16 (1.80%) OpenID
Miscellaneous
1 74 (8.33%) Analytical Skills
2 56 (6.31%) Management Information System
3 34 (3.83%) User Experience
4 29 (3.27%) Self-Motivation
5 27 (3.04%) Mobile App
6 25 (2.82%) Data Centre
7 21 (2.36%) Algorithms
8 17 (1.91%) Enterprise Software
9 15 (1.69%) Greenfield Project
10 11 (1.24%) NHS
11 9 (1.01%) Blog
11 9 (1.01%) Hybrid Cloud
12 8 (0.90%) Cyberthreat
12 8 (0.90%) Public Cloud
12 8 (0.90%) Video Conferencing
13 7 (0.79%) Cloud Native
13 7 (0.79%) Virtual Team
14 6 (0.68%) Hedge funds
15 5 (0.56%) Data Structures
15 5 (0.56%) Smart Meter
Operating Systems
1 125 (14.08%) Windows
2 74 (8.33%) Linux
3 52 (5.86%) Windows 10
4 47 (5.29%) Windows Server
5 23 (2.59%) Windows Server 2012
6 22 (2.48%) CentOS
6 22 (2.48%) Windows Server 2016
7 14 (1.58%) Apple iOS
8 12 (1.35%) Android
8 12 (1.35%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 12 (1.35%) Windows 7
9 5 (0.56%) Unix
9 5 (0.56%) Windows Server 2008
10 4 (0.45%) Mac OS X
10 4 (0.45%) Windows Server 2019
11 2 (0.23%) Mac OS
11 2 (0.23%) Ubuntu
11 2 (0.23%) VMS
11 2 (0.23%) Windows 8
11 2 (0.23%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 315 (35.47%) Agile Software Development
2 154 (17.34%) DevOps
3 138 (15.54%) Mentoring
4 134 (15.09%) Scrum
5 126 (14.19%) ITIL
6 121 (13.63%) Coaching
7 115 (12.95%) Project Management
8 104 (11.71%) Test Automation
9 91 (10.25%) Business Intelligence
10 88 (9.91%) Problem-Solving
11 81 (9.12%) Stakeholder Management
12 79 (8.90%) Software Engineering
13 77 (8.67%) Continuous Improvement
14 76 (8.56%) Analytics
15 65 (7.32%) Microservices
16 64 (7.21%) TDD
17 61 (6.87%) Cybersecurity
17 61 (6.87%) Project Delivery
18 57 (6.42%) Migration
19 56 (6.31%) Service Delivery
Programming Languages
1 123 (13.85%) Python
2 119 (13.40%) SQL
3 118 (13.29%) C#
4 78 (8.78%) Java
5 70 (7.88%) JavaScript
6 55 (6.19%) PowerShell
7 43 (4.84%) C
8 33 (3.72%) R
9 20 (2.25%) C++
10 16 (1.80%) TypeScript
11 14 (1.58%) Bash Shell
12 13 (1.46%) Ruby
13 11 (1.24%) PHP
13 11 (1.24%) VB
14 6 (0.68%) Perl
14 6 (0.68%) VBA
15 5 (0.56%) Clojure
15 5 (0.56%) Go
15 5 (0.56%) T-SQL
16 4 (0.45%) Scala
Qualifications
1 107 (12.05%) Degree
2 75 (8.45%) Security Cleared
3 40 (4.50%) DV Cleared
4 29 (3.27%) SC Cleared
5 27 (3.04%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
6 25 (2.82%) Microsoft Certification
7 20 (2.25%) Computer Science Degree
8 16 (1.80%) PhD
9 13 (1.46%) Cisco Certification
10 12 (1.35%) CCNP
10 12 (1.35%) ISTQB
11 11 (1.24%) CCNA
12 10 (1.13%) MCSE
13 9 (1.01%) AWS Certification
13 9 (1.01%) HND
14 7 (0.79%) CISM
14 7 (0.79%) CISSP
14 7 (0.79%) HNC
14 7 (0.79%) PMI Certification
14 7 (0.79%) PMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 67 (7.55%) QA
2 55 (6.19%) SLA
3 39 (4.39%) GDPR
4 23 (2.59%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 21 (2.36%) Data Quality
6 17 (1.91%) PMO
7 10 (1.13%) PCI DSS
8 6 (0.68%) Cyber Essentials
9 5 (0.56%) NCSC
10 4 (0.45%) BS25999
10 4 (0.45%) ISO/IEC 20000
11 2 (0.23%) DICOM
11 2 (0.23%) ISO 9001
11 2 (0.23%) NIST
11 2 (0.23%) P3O
12 1 (0.11%) HMG Security Policy Framework
12 1 (0.11%) ISO 14001
12 1 (0.11%) NEBOSH
12 1 (0.11%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 66 (7.43%) Active Directory
2 51 (5.74%) Docker
3 42 (4.73%) VMware Infrastructure
4 19 (2.14%) vSphere
5 12 (1.35%) Firmware
6 11 (1.24%) Hyper-V
7 6 (0.68%) VMware ESXi
8 4 (0.45%) BitLocker
8 4 (0.45%) NFS
8 4 (0.45%) XenApp
8 4 (0.45%) XenDesktop
9 1 (0.11%) HDFS
9 1 (0.11%) IAG
9 1 (0.11%) Microsoft Virtual Server
9 1 (0.11%) Virtual Machines
9 1 (0.11%) Virtual Servers
Systems Management
1 26 (2.93%) Ansible
2 24 (2.70%) SCCM
3 23 (2.59%) Kubernetes
4 20 (2.25%) Terraform
5 13 (1.46%) Puppet
6 10 (1.13%) Opscode Chef
6 10 (1.13%) WSUS
7 7 (0.79%) Core Impact
7 7 (0.79%) Nessus
7 7 (0.79%) Nexpose
7 7 (0.79%) SCOM
8 6 (0.68%) PowerCLI
9 5 (0.56%) Single Sign-On
10 4 (0.45%) Backup Exec
11 3 (0.34%) Cisco CUCM
11 3 (0.34%) Microsoft Intune
11 3 (0.34%) Nagios
12 2 (0.23%) EMC NetWorker
12 2 (0.23%) HP ALM
13 1 (0.11%) Mesos
Vendors
1 204 (22.97%) Microsoft
2 53 (5.97%) VMware
3 39 (4.39%) Cisco
4 37 (4.17%) Oracle
5 35 (3.94%) Citrix
6 29 (3.27%) Google
7 25 (2.82%) Red Hat
8 18 (2.03%) SAP
9 11 (1.24%) Databricks
9 11 (1.24%) SolarWinds
10 10 (1.13%) Apple
11 9 (1.01%) Salesforce.com
12 7 (0.79%) HP
12 7 (0.79%) Informatica
12 7 (0.79%) MuleSoft
12 7 (0.79%) Sony
13 6 (0.68%) Meraki
13 6 (0.68%) Polycom
13 6 (0.68%) ServiceNow
13 6 (0.68%) Teradata