Period
to 22 September 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 22 September 2020 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Line Management
UK
6 months to
22 Sep 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 203 197 195
Rank change year-on-year -6 -2 +13
Permanent jobs citing Line Management 843 2,484 3,032
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the UK 1.69% 1.79% 1.82%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.83% 1.94% 1.98%
Number of salaries quoted 684 1,773 2,153
Median annual salary £60,000 £60,000 £55,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +9.09% -
10th Percentile £36,250 £31,400 £31,250
90th Percentile £95,000 £90,000 £85,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £56,500 £50,000 £52,500
% change year-on-year +13.00% -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 46,086 128,271 152,983
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 92.53% 92.20% 91.87%
Number of salaries quoted 37,446 100,644 121,806
Median annual salary £55,000 £52,500 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +4.76% +5.00% -
10th Percentile £32,750 £30,000 £29,000
90th Percentile £91,250 £86,250 £82,500
UK excluding London median annual salary £50,000 £45,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year +11.11% - +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 22 September 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 22 September 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 +2 778 £60,000 - 150
UK excluding London +4 525 £56,500 +13.00% 134
London -1 295 £70,000 -3.45% 29
North of England -19 149 £57,500 +27.78% 35
South East +33 148 £60,000 - 24
North West -51 89 £57,500 +35.29% 17
South West +91 74 £47,500 -5.00% 23
Work from Home -3 73 £58,750 -7.48% 21
Midlands +7 63 £60,000 - 23
West Midlands -6 52 £60,000 -4.00% 13
Yorkshire +72 44 £60,000 +20.00% 12
East of England +49 43 £52,500 +31.25% 16
Scotland +67 23 £65,000 +12.04% 5
North East +29 16 £37,500 -18.03% 6
Northern Ireland - 14 £52,500 - 1
Wales +34 12 £54,200 +20.44% 7
East Midlands +48 11 £57,500 +15.00% 10

For the 6 months to 22 September 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.

1 298 (35.35%) Agile Software Development
2 206 (24.44%) Microsoft
3 174 (20.64%) Finance
4 158 (18.74%) Azure
5 150 (17.79%) DevOps
6 142 (16.84%) AWS
7 138 (16.37%) Mentoring
8 128 (15.18%) Scrum
9 127 (15.07%) Windows
10 115 (13.64%) ITIL
11 113 (13.40%) Test Automation
12 107 (12.69%) C#
13 105 (12.46%) Problem-Solving
14 99 (11.74%) SQL
15 98 (11.63%) Coaching
16 96 (11.39%) Python
17 95 (11.27%) Project Management
18 88 (10.44%) Office 365
19 86 (10.20%) JavaScript
20 85 (10.08%) .NET
21 84 (9.96%) SQL Server
22 83 (9.85%) Java
23 82 (9.73%) Linux
24 81 (9.61%) VMware
25 80 (9.49%) Software Engineering
26 79 (9.37%) Degree
27 78 (9.25%) Security Cleared
28 76 (9.02%) Active Directory
29 74 (8.78%) PowerShell
30 73 (8.66%) Technical Leadership

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 46 (5.46%) SharePoint
2 27 (3.20%) MS Exchange
3 24 (2.85%) Confluence
4 20 (2.37%) SharePoint 2013
5 12 (1.42%) IIS
5 12 (1.42%) SAS
6 10 (1.19%) Apache
6 10 (1.19%) CMS
6 10 (1.19%) Exchange Server 2013
7 7 (0.83%) Apache Spark
7 7 (0.83%) GlassFish
8 6 (0.71%) Elasticsearch
8 6 (0.71%) SharePoint 2010
8 6 (0.71%) Skype for Business
9 4 (0.47%) Adobe Experience Manager
10 3 (0.36%) Drupal
10 3 (0.36%) NServiceBus
11 2 (0.24%) Exchange Server 2010
11 2 (0.24%) Headless CMS
12 1 (0.12%) Jupyter
Applications
1 44 (5.22%) Microsoft Office
2 25 (2.97%) Microsoft Excel
3 10 (1.19%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 5 (0.59%) Microsoft Project
5 4 (0.47%) Windchill
6 2 (0.24%) Adobe Illustrator
6 2 (0.24%) MS Visio
6 2 (0.24%) Photoshop
6 2 (0.24%) Spreadsheet
7 1 (0.12%) Acrobat
7 1 (0.12%) Adobe Captivate
7 1 (0.12%) Figma
7 1 (0.12%) Open Workbench
Business Applications
1 15 (1.78%) Dynamics CRM
2 9 (1.07%) NetSuite
3 6 (0.71%) Maximo
4 5 (0.59%) Dynamics NAV
5 4 (0.47%) Dynamics AX
5 4 (0.47%) Oracle Cash Management
5 4 (0.47%) Teamcenter
6 3 (0.36%) Magento
7 2 (0.24%) Oracle Applications
7 2 (0.24%) Oracle Subledger Accounting
7 2 (0.24%) Remedy ITSM
7 2 (0.24%) SAP HCM
8 1 (0.12%) Aareon QL
8 1 (0.12%) JDE EnterpriseOne
8 1 (0.12%) Primavera
8 1 (0.12%) Q-Pulse
8 1 (0.12%) SAP PM
8 1 (0.12%) SAP S/4HANA
8 1 (0.12%) Unit4 Business World
8 1 (0.12%) Workday HCM
Cloud Services
1 158 (18.74%) Azure
2 142 (16.84%) AWS
3 88 (10.44%) Office 365
4 52 (6.17%) SaaS
5 41 (4.86%) Power Platform
6 30 (3.56%) IaaS
7 28 (3.32%) PaaS
8 24 (2.85%) Cloud Computing
9 22 (2.61%) Azure Active Directory
10 21 (2.49%) GCP
11 17 (2.02%) GitHub
11 17 (2.02%) Serverless
12 12 (1.42%) AWS Lambda
12 12 (1.42%) Dynamics 365
13 9 (1.07%) AWS CloudFormation
13 9 (1.07%) PowerApps
14 7 (0.83%) Amazon S3
15 6 (0.71%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
15 6 (0.71%) OneDrive
16 5 (0.59%) Amazon ELB
Communications & Networking
1 52 (6.17%) Firewall
2 36 (4.27%) WAN
3 29 (3.44%) LAN
4 20 (2.37%) TCP/IP
5 19 (2.25%) VPN
6 18 (2.14%) SAN
7 14 (1.66%) Skype
8 13 (1.54%) DHCP
8 13 (1.54%) DNS
8 13 (1.54%) SSL
9 12 (1.42%) Internet
10 11 (1.30%) DMARC
10 11 (1.30%) MPLS
11 10 (1.19%) iSCSI
11 10 (1.19%) Wireless
12 8 (0.95%) MVNO
12 8 (0.95%) Network Security
13 7 (0.83%) HTTP
13 7 (0.83%) Wi-Fi
14 6 (0.71%) CTI
Database & Business Intelligence
1 84 (9.96%) SQL Server
2 35 (4.15%) Power BI
3 27 (3.20%) Data Warehouse
3 27 (3.20%) Relational Database
4 22 (2.61%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 22 (2.61%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 11 (1.30%) MySQL
5 11 (1.30%) QlikView
5 11 (1.30%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 10 (1.19%) MongoDB
7 9 (1.07%) NoSQL
8 8 (0.95%) Amazon RDS
8 8 (0.95%) Qlik Sense
9 7 (0.83%) PostgreSQL
10 6 (0.71%) Apache Hive
10 6 (0.71%) Big Data
10 6 (0.71%) RDBMS
11 5 (0.59%) MariaDB
12 4 (0.47%) Azure SQL Database
12 4 (0.47%) SQL Server 2014
Development Applications
1 66 (7.83%) Jenkins
2 56 (6.64%) JIRA
3 41 (4.86%) Selenium
4 39 (4.63%) Git (software)
5 17 (2.02%) Team Foundation Server
6 15 (1.78%) Cypress.io
7 13 (1.54%) WebDriver
8 12 (1.42%) Cucumber
8 12 (1.42%) Subversion
8 12 (1.42%) TeamCity
8 12 (1.42%) Visual Studio
9 10 (1.19%) Redmine
10 9 (1.07%) Maven
11 8 (0.95%) Octopus Deploy
12 7 (0.83%) Buildbot
12 7 (0.83%) Hudson
12 7 (0.83%) PVCS
13 6 (0.71%) Metasploit
13 6 (0.71%) WebScarab
14 4 (0.47%) Gradle
General
1 174 (20.64%) Finance
2 34 (4.03%) Retail
3 33 (3.91%) Banking
4 29 (3.44%) Marketing
5 28 (3.32%) Public Sector
6 26 (3.08%) Games
7 23 (2.73%) Telecoms
8 21 (2.49%) Law
8 21 (2.49%) Legal
9 19 (2.25%) Automotive
10 13 (1.54%) Manufacturing
11 10 (1.19%) Back Office
11 10 (1.19%) Local Government
12 6 (0.71%) Digital Economy
13 4 (0.47%) Front Office
14 3 (0.36%) Aerospace
14 3 (0.36%) French Language
14 3 (0.36%) German Language
14 3 (0.36%) Pharmaceutical
14 3 (0.36%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 96 (11.39%) Developer
2 58 (6.88%) Architect
2 58 (6.88%) IT Manager
3 54 (6.41%) Team Leader
4 52 (6.17%) Analyst
5 39 (4.63%) Software Engineer
6 31 (3.68%) Product Manager
7 30 (3.56%) Lead Developer
8 27 (3.20%) Consultant
8 27 (3.20%) Service Manager
9 23 (2.73%) Java Developer
10 22 (2.61%) Test Manager
11 21 (2.49%) Development Manager
11 21 (2.49%) Senior Manager
12 20 (2.37%) Operations Manager
13 19 (2.25%) Senior Developer
14 18 (2.14%) .NET Developer
14 18 (2.14%) Delivery Manager
15 16 (1.90%) Solutions Architect
15 16 (1.90%) Test Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 85 (10.08%) .NET
2 61 (7.24%) HTML
3 51 (6.05%) CSS
4 41 (4.86%) AngularJS
5 37 (4.39%) Node.js
6 34 (4.03%) XML
7 32 (3.80%) REST
8 27 (3.20%) JSON
9 26 (3.08%) React
10 24 (2.85%) HTML5
11 23 (2.73%) ASP.NET
12 21 (2.49%) RESTful
13 20 (2.37%) .NET Core
13 20 (2.37%) SOAP
14 18 (2.14%) .NET Framework
14 18 (2.14%) Web Services
15 16 (1.90%) jQuery
16 15 (1.78%) ASP.NET MVC
17 14 (1.66%) Sass
18 13 (1.54%) Kafka
Miscellaneous
1 66 (7.83%) Analytical Skills
2 57 (6.76%) Management Information System
3 36 (4.27%) Data Centre
4 35 (4.15%) Self-Motivation
5 31 (3.68%) User Experience
6 22 (2.61%) Mobile App
7 15 (1.78%) Enterprise Storage
8 13 (1.54%) Algorithms
9 12 (1.42%) Blog
9 12 (1.42%) Video Conferencing
10 11 (1.30%) Enterprise Software
10 11 (1.30%) Hedge funds
10 11 (1.30%) Virtual Team
11 10 (1.19%) Public Cloud
12 9 (1.07%) AS400
12 9 (1.07%) Client/Server
13 8 (0.95%) Cloud Native
13 8 (0.95%) Security Operations Centre
14 7 (0.83%) Blackberry
14 7 (0.83%) NHS
Operating Systems
1 127 (15.07%) Windows
2 82 (9.73%) Linux
3 62 (7.35%) Windows Server
4 43 (5.10%) Windows 10
5 24 (2.85%) CentOS
6 23 (2.73%) Windows Server 2016
7 22 (2.61%) Windows Server 2012
8 17 (2.02%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 16 (1.90%) Windows 7
10 14 (1.66%) Apple iOS
11 13 (1.54%) Android
12 10 (1.19%) Unix
13 8 (0.95%) Windows Server 2008
14 5 (0.59%) Debian
15 4 (0.47%) Mac OS X
16 3 (0.36%) Windows 8
16 3 (0.36%) Windows Server 2019
17 2 (0.24%) VMS
17 2 (0.24%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 298 (35.35%) Agile Software Development
2 150 (17.79%) DevOps
3 138 (16.37%) Mentoring
4 128 (15.18%) Scrum
5 115 (13.64%) ITIL
6 113 (13.40%) Test Automation
7 105 (12.46%) Problem-Solving
8 98 (11.63%) Coaching
9 95 (11.27%) Project Management
10 80 (9.49%) Software Engineering
11 73 (8.66%) Technical Leadership
12 67 (7.95%) Continuous Improvement
13 66 (7.83%) Stakeholder Management
14 61 (7.24%) Business Intelligence
14 61 (7.24%) Migration
15 58 (6.88%) Microservices
16 57 (6.76%) Cybersecurity
17 54 (6.41%) Analytics
18 52 (6.17%) Project Delivery
19 51 (6.05%) TDD
Programming Languages
1 107 (12.69%) C#
2 99 (11.74%) SQL
3 96 (11.39%) Python
4 86 (10.20%) JavaScript
5 83 (9.85%) Java
6 74 (8.78%) PowerShell
7 46 (5.46%) C
8 29 (3.44%) C++
9 16 (1.90%) Bash Shell
10 15 (1.78%) R
11 13 (1.54%) TypeScript
12 10 (1.19%) VB
13 9 (1.07%) PHP
14 8 (0.95%) Assembly Language
15 6 (0.71%) Java 8
16 4 (0.47%) Perl
16 4 (0.47%) Ruby
16 4 (0.47%) Scala
16 4 (0.47%) T-SQL
16 4 (0.47%) VBA
Qualifications
1 79 (9.37%) Degree
2 78 (9.25%) Security Cleared
3 38 (4.51%) Microsoft Certification
3 38 (4.51%) SC Cleared
4 27 (3.20%) DV Cleared
5 18 (2.14%) MCSE
6 17 (2.02%) PhD
7 16 (1.90%) Cisco Certification
7 16 (1.90%) Computer Science Degree
8 14 (1.66%) CCNP
9 13 (1.54%) CCNA
9 13 (1.54%) ISTQB
9 13 (1.54%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
10 10 (1.19%) CISM
10 10 (1.19%) CISSP
11 7 (0.83%) ISEB
11 7 (0.83%) ITIL Certification
12 6 (0.71%) AWS Certification
12 6 (0.71%) HND
12 6 (0.71%) MCPD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 67 (7.95%) QA
2 36 (4.27%) SLA
3 35 (4.15%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 25 (2.97%) GDPR
5 20 (2.37%) Data Quality
6 18 (2.14%) PMO
7 12 (1.42%) PCI DSS
8 10 (1.19%) BS25999
8 10 (1.19%) ISO/IEC 20000
9 7 (0.83%) Cyber Essentials
9 7 (0.83%) NCSC
10 4 (0.47%) ISO 9001
11 3 (0.36%) NIST
12 2 (0.24%) Actionable Recommendations
12 2 (0.24%) P3O
13 1 (0.12%) COSHH
13 1 (0.12%) ISO 14001
13 1 (0.12%) PMBOK
13 1 (0.12%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 76 (9.02%) Active Directory
2 66 (7.83%) VMware Infrastructure
3 59 (7.00%) Docker
4 24 (2.85%) Hyper-V
5 23 (2.73%) vSphere
6 13 (1.54%) BitLocker
6 13 (1.54%) XenApp
7 11 (1.30%) XenDesktop
8 10 (1.19%) NFS
9 6 (0.71%) Firmware
10 3 (0.36%) VMware ESXi
11 2 (0.24%) Virtual Machines
11 2 (0.24%) Virtual Servers
12 1 (0.12%) HDFS
12 1 (0.12%) IAG
12 1 (0.12%) iptables
12 1 (0.12%) Microsoft Virtual Server
12 1 (0.12%) Terminal Services
12 1 (0.12%) VMware NSX
12 1 (0.12%) Xen
Systems Management
1 42 (4.98%) SCCM
2 34 (4.03%) Ansible
3 22 (2.61%) Kubernetes
4 18 (2.14%) Terraform
5 15 (1.78%) Puppet
6 12 (1.42%) Opscode Chef
6 12 (1.42%) SCOM
6 12 (1.42%) WSUS
7 11 (1.30%) PowerCLI
8 10 (1.19%) Backup Exec
9 7 (0.83%) Cisco CUCM
10 6 (0.71%) Core Impact
10 6 (0.71%) Nessus
10 6 (0.71%) Nexpose
11 4 (0.47%) Ambari
11 4 (0.47%) Hadoop YARN
12 3 (0.36%) Microsoft Intune
12 3 (0.36%) SCVMM
13 2 (0.24%) EMC NetWorker
13 2 (0.24%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 206 (24.44%) Microsoft
2 81 (9.61%) VMware
3 45 (5.34%) Cisco
4 43 (5.10%) Oracle
5 32 (3.80%) Citrix
6 28 (3.32%) Red Hat
7 25 (2.97%) SAP
8 24 (2.85%) Google
9 15 (1.78%) HP
9 15 (1.78%) Tableau
10 11 (1.30%) Capita
10 11 (1.30%) SolarWinds
11 10 (1.19%) NetApp
11 10 (1.19%) Sony
11 10 (1.19%) Sophos
11 10 (1.19%) Veeam
12 9 (1.07%) Apple
12 9 (1.07%) Databricks
12 9 (1.07%) IBM
13 8 (0.95%) Adobe