Period
to 26 September 2020

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in the West Midlands 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 26 September 2020 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Line Management
England > West Midlands
6 months to
26 Sep 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 113 104 86
Rank change year-on-year -9 -18 +27
Permanent jobs citing Line Management 47 190 285
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the West Midlands 1.87% 2.53% 3.24%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.98% 2.74% 3.56%
Number of salaries quoted 18 134 159
Median annual salary £60,000 £62,500 £49,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -4.00% +26.26% +10.00%
10th Percentile £39,925 £36,250 £31,250
90th Percentile £120,000 £77,500 £77,500
England median annual salary £60,000 £60,000 £55,000
% change year-on-year - +9.09% -2.22%

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 advertised in the West Midlands with a requirement for process or methodology skills.

All Process and Methodology Skills
West Midlands
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for process or methodology skills 2,378 6,942 8,011
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands 94.48% 92.39% 91.16%
Number of salaries quoted 1,896 5,505 6,121
Median annual salary £48,500 £45,000 £44,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +7.78% +2.27% +10.00%
10th Percentile £30,125 £26,500 £26,000
90th Percentile £67,500 £70,000 £67,500
England median annual salary £57,500 £52,500 £50,000
% change year-on-year +9.52% +5.00% -

Line Management
Job Vacancy Trend in the West Midlands

Job postings citing Line Management as a proportion of all IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands.

Job vacancy trend for Line Management in the West Midlands

Line Management
Salary Trend in the West Midlands

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

Salary trend for Line Management in the West Midlands

Line Management
Salary Histogram in the West Midlands

Salary distribution for jobs citing Line Management in the West Midlands over the 6 months to 26 September 2020.

Salary histogram for Line Management in the West Midlands

Line Management
Job Locations in the West Midlands

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Line Management within the West Midlands region over the 6 months to 26 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
Solihull +42 22 - - 3
Staffordshire +31 8 £60,000 +9.09%
Birmingham -31 8 £87,500 +25.00% 10
Worcestershire +38 2 £43,000 +14.67% 1
Shropshire +6 2 £97,500 +50.00% 1
Coventry +29 1 £32,500 -38.68% 1
Warwickshire +23 1 £42,000 -42.91% 5
Wolverhampton - 1 - -
Line Management
England

For the 6 months to 26 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 across the West Midlands region with a requirement for Line Management.

1 25 (53.19%) Microsoft
2 21 (44.68%) Windows
3 20 (42.55%) Azure
4 17 (36.17%) Problem-Solving
5 16 (34.04%) Process Improvement
5 16 (34.04%) Office 365
5 16 (34.04%) Firewall
6 15 (31.91%) Citrix
6 15 (31.91%) VMware
6 15 (31.91%) VMware Infrastructure
7 14 (29.79%) GDPR
8 12 (25.53%) Windows Server
8 12 (25.53%) PowerShell
8 12 (25.53%) ISO/IEC 27001
8 12 (25.53%) Active Directory
9 11 (23.40%) Change Management
9 11 (23.40%) Decision-Making
10 10 (21.28%) Mentoring
10 10 (21.28%) Enterprise Storage
10 10 (21.28%) ITIL
10 10 (21.28%) Problem Management
10 10 (21.28%) Hyper-V
11 9 (19.15%) Continuous Improvement
12 8 (17.02%) Exchange Server 2013
12 8 (17.02%) BitLocker
12 8 (17.02%) Server Management
12 8 (17.02%) XenApp
12 8 (17.02%) XenDesktop
12 8 (17.02%) Veeam
12 8 (17.02%) BS25999

Line Management
Co-occurring IT Skills in the West Midlands 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 8 (17.02%) Exchange Server 2013
1 8 (17.02%) MS Exchange
2 4 (8.51%) SharePoint
Applications
1 5 (10.64%) Microsoft Office
2 3 (6.38%) Microsoft Excel
2 3 (6.38%) Microsoft PowerPoint
3 1 (2.13%) MS Visio
3 1 (2.13%) Open Workbench
Business Applications
1 6 (12.77%) Dynamics NAV
2 4 (8.51%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 20 (42.55%) Azure
2 16 (34.04%) Office 365
3 6 (12.77%) IaaS
4 5 (10.64%) SaaS
5 4 (8.51%) AWS
5 4 (8.51%) Azure Active Directory
5 4 (8.51%) GitHub
6 3 (6.38%) Power Platform
7 2 (4.26%) PaaS
8 1 (2.13%) Dynamics 365
Communications & Networking
1 16 (34.04%) Firewall
2 8 (17.02%) iSCSI
2 8 (17.02%) VPN
3 4 (8.51%) LAN
3 4 (8.51%) Network Security
3 4 (8.51%) SAN
3 4 (8.51%) TCP/IP
3 4 (8.51%) WAN
4 2 (4.26%) IPv4
4 2 (4.26%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (17.02%) SQL Server
2 3 (6.38%) Power BI
3 2 (4.26%) BusinessObjects
4 1 (2.13%) ZAP BI
Development Applications
1 4 (8.51%) Jenkins
General
1 7 (14.89%) Digital Economy
1 7 (14.89%) Finance
2 6 (12.77%) Legal
3 5 (10.64%) Games
4 3 (6.38%) Public Sector
5 2 (4.26%) Law
5 2 (4.26%) Retail
6 1 (2.13%) Aerospace
6 1 (2.13%) Banking
Job Titles
1 10 (21.28%) Analyst
2 8 (17.02%) Infrastructure Support
2 8 (17.02%) Support Analyst
3 6 (12.77%) Citrix Support
3 6 (12.77%) Team Leader
4 4 (8.51%) Citrix Specialist
4 4 (8.51%) Desktop Analyst
4 4 (8.51%) Desktop Support
4 4 (8.51%) Desktop Support Analyst
4 4 (8.51%) Developer
4 4 (8.51%) Head of IT
4 4 (8.51%) Head of IT Infrastructure
4 4 (8.51%) Head of IT Security
4 4 (8.51%) Head of Security
4 4 (8.51%) Infrastructure Analyst
4 4 (8.51%) Infrastructure Specialist
4 4 (8.51%) Infrastructure Support Analyst
4 4 (8.51%) Infrastructure Support Specialist
4 4 (8.51%) IT Manager
4 4 (8.51%) Support Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (10.64%) .NET
1 5 (10.64%) .NET Framework
2 2 (4.26%) CSS
2 2 (4.26%) HTML
2 2 (4.26%) HTML5
2 2 (4.26%) jQuery
2 2 (4.26%) WCF
Miscellaneous
1 10 (21.28%) Enterprise Storage
2 8 (17.02%) Management Information System
3 5 (10.64%) Analytical Skills
4 3 (6.38%) Public Cloud
5 2 (4.26%) Analytical Mindset
5 2 (4.26%) Data Structures
5 2 (4.26%) Driving Licence
5 2 (4.26%) Self-Motivation
6 1 (2.13%) Mobile App
6 1 (2.13%) PMI
Operating Systems
1 21 (44.68%) Windows
2 12 (25.53%) Windows Server
3 4 (8.51%) Windows Server 2008
4 3 (6.38%) Windows 10
Processes & Methodologies
1 17 (36.17%) Problem-Solving
2 16 (34.04%) Process Improvement
3 11 (23.40%) Change Management
3 11 (23.40%) Decision-Making
4 10 (21.28%) ITIL
4 10 (21.28%) Mentoring
4 10 (21.28%) Problem Management
5 9 (19.15%) Continuous Improvement
6 8 (17.02%) Server Management
7 7 (14.89%) Business Intelligence
7 7 (14.89%) Project Management
8 6 (12.77%) Disaster Recovery
8 6 (12.77%) ERP
9 5 (10.64%) Business Case
9 5 (10.64%) Coaching
9 5 (10.64%) DevOps
9 5 (10.64%) Document Management
9 5 (10.64%) Information Security
9 5 (10.64%) People Management
9 5 (10.64%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 12 (25.53%) PowerShell
2 4 (8.51%) SQL
3 2 (4.26%) C#
3 2 (4.26%) JavaScript
4 1 (2.13%) C
4 1 (2.13%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 4 (8.51%) Degree
1 4 (8.51%) Microsoft Certification
2 3 (6.38%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
2 3 (6.38%) Security Cleared
3 1 (2.13%) PMI Certification
3 1 (2.13%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 14 (29.79%) GDPR
2 12 (25.53%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 8 (17.02%) BS25999
3 8 (17.02%) ISO/IEC 20000
4 4 (8.51%) ISO 9001
5 3 (6.38%) SLA
6 2 (4.26%) PMO
6 2 (4.26%) QA
7 1 (2.13%) ISO 14001
System Software
1 15 (31.91%) VMware Infrastructure
2 12 (25.53%) Active Directory
3 10 (21.28%) Hyper-V
4 8 (17.02%) BitLocker
4 8 (17.02%) NFS
4 8 (17.02%) XenApp
4 8 (17.02%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 8 (17.02%) Backup Exec
2 4 (8.51%) Ansible
2 4 (8.51%) Opscode Chef
2 4 (8.51%) Puppet
2 4 (8.51%) Terraform
Vendors
1 25 (53.19%) Microsoft
2 15 (31.91%) Citrix
2 15 (31.91%) VMware
3 8 (17.02%) Sophos
3 8 (17.02%) Veeam
4 7 (14.89%) Oracle
5 5 (10.64%) SAP
6 2 (4.26%) Cisco
6 2 (4.26%) Dell
6 2 (4.26%) EqualLogic
6 2 (4.26%) Fortinet
6 2 (4.26%) NetApp
7 1 (2.13%) Snow