Period
to 22 October 2018

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 22 October 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Line Management
England > West Midlands
6 months to
22 Oct 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 90 118 73
Rank change year-on-year +28 -45 +55
Permanent jobs citing Line Management 274 264 461
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands 3.17% 2.67% 3.94%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 3.51% 2.92% 4.36%
Number of salaries quoted 156 152 270
West Midlands median annual salary £48,000 £45,000 £48,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +6.67% -6.25% -4.00%
10th Percentile £31,250 £29,500 £35,250
90th Percentile £78,750 £63,650 £73,750
England median annual salary £55,000 £57,000 £52,750
% change year-on-year -3.51% +8.06% -1.40%

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 7,815 9,052 10,583
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands 90.38% 91.47% 90.51%
Number of salaries quoted 5,985 7,396 8,280
West Midlands median annual salary £44,898 £40,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +12.25% - -
10th Percentile £26,000 £25,500 £24,750
90th Percentile £67,500 £63,750 £65,000
England median annual salary £52,500 £50,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year +5.00% - +5.26%

Line Management
Job Vacancy Trend in the West Midlands

Job postings citing Line Management as a percentage 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

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT 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

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Line Management in the West Midlands over the 6 months to 22 October 2018.

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 22 October 2018. 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
Birmingham +10 171 £52,500 +10.53% 19
Coventry +11 26 £47,500 -19.15% 3
Warwickshire +41 16 £35,000 -27.84% 5
Solihull -4 16 £53,500 +78.33%
Worcestershire +11 14 £40,000 -27.27% 1
Wolverhampton +12 7 £35,000 +11.11% 2
Sutton Coldfield -22 6 £40,000 -14.44% 2
Herefordshire - 6 £50,000 -
Shropshire +6 5 £25,427 -59.32% 2
Walsall -2 2 £47,000 -1.05%
Staffordshire -16 2 £55,000 +46.67% 4
Line Management
England

For the 6 months to 22 October 2018, 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.

1 112 (40.88%) Data Centre
2 103 (37.59%) ITIL
3 75 (27.37%) Project Management
4 69 (25.18%) Service Delivery
5 64 (23.36%) Microsoft
6 59 (21.53%) TOGAF
7 57 (20.80%) ITIL V3
8 56 (20.44%) Service Management
9 55 (20.07%) Presales
10 53 (19.34%) Finance
11 52 (18.98%) PRINCE2
11 52 (18.98%) Self-Motivation
12 47 (17.15%) VMware
13 45 (16.42%) GDPR
14 43 (15.69%) Degree
15 42 (15.33%) Data Protection
15 42 (15.33%) VMware Infrastructure
15 42 (15.33%) Firewall
16 39 (14.23%) CRM
17 37 (13.50%) Agile Software Development
18 36 (13.14%) Windows
19 35 (12.77%) Change Management
19 35 (12.77%) Microsoft Azure
19 35 (12.77%) Continuous Improvement
20 34 (12.41%) .NET
20 34 (12.41%) CheckPoint
20 34 (12.41%) Due Diligence
21 33 (12.04%) Citrix
22 32 (11.68%) Active Directory
23 31 (11.31%) Technical Architecture

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 5 (1.82%) SharePoint
2 3 (1.09%) Adobe Experience Manager
2 3 (1.09%) Exchange Server 2010
2 3 (1.09%) IIS
2 3 (1.09%) MS Exchange
3 2 (0.73%) Skype for Business
4 1 (0.36%) Apache
4 1 (0.36%) CMS
Applications
1 14 (5.11%) Microsoft Office
2 9 (3.28%) Microsoft Excel
2 9 (3.28%) Microsoft Project
3 3 (1.09%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 2 (0.73%) MS Visio
5 1 (0.36%) Open Workbench
5 1 (0.36%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 5 (1.82%) INSURE/90
2 3 (1.09%) Dynamics CRM
3 2 (0.73%) Line 500
3 2 (0.73%) Sage X3
4 1 (0.36%) HFM
Cloud Services
1 35 (12.77%) Microsoft Azure
2 23 (8.39%) Amazon AWS
3 22 (8.03%) PaaS
4 21 (7.66%) IaaS
5 12 (4.38%) Amazon CloudWatch
5 12 (4.38%) Amazon EC2
5 12 (4.38%) Amazon S3
5 12 (4.38%) AWS CloudFormation
5 12 (4.38%) Azure Active Directory
5 12 (4.38%) Cloud Computing
5 12 (4.38%) Virtual Private Cloud
6 10 (3.65%) Office 365
7 6 (2.19%) SaaS
8 4 (1.46%) Amazon SQS
9 3 (1.09%) Dynamics 365
10 2 (0.73%) AWS CloudTrail
Communications & Networking
1 42 (15.33%) Firewall
2 18 (6.57%) Internet
2 18 (6.57%) WAN
3 14 (5.11%) Cisco ASA
3 14 (5.11%) DHCP
3 14 (5.11%) DNS
3 14 (5.11%) TCP/IP
4 11 (4.01%) VPN
5 10 (3.65%) LAN
6 8 (2.92%) BGP
6 8 (2.92%) FWSM
6 8 (2.92%) OSPF
6 8 (2.92%) SNMP
7 6 (2.19%) MPLS
8 5 (1.82%) Cisco Nexus
8 5 (1.82%) IPsec
8 5 (1.82%) Software-Defined Networking
8 5 (1.82%) VLAN
9 3 (1.09%) Network Security
9 3 (1.09%) Wireshark
Database & Business Intelligence
1 28 (10.22%) Big Data
2 19 (6.93%) SQL Server
3 12 (4.38%) Amazon DynamoDB
3 12 (4.38%) Amazon RDS
3 12 (4.38%) Azure SQL Database
4 7 (2.55%) MongoDB
5 6 (2.19%) Relational Database
5 6 (2.19%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 5 (1.82%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 3 (1.09%) SAP HANA
8 2 (0.73%) Data Warehouse
8 2 (0.73%) Informix
9 1 (0.36%) BusinessObjects
9 1 (0.36%) BusinessObjects Business Intelligence
9 1 (0.36%) MySQL
9 1 (0.36%) PostgreSQL
9 1 (0.36%) Power BI
9 1 (0.36%) Redis
9 1 (0.36%) SAP BW
Development Applications
1 5 (1.82%) JIRA
1 5 (1.82%) VSS/SourceSafe
2 4 (1.46%) Git (software)
2 4 (1.46%) Visual Studio
3 3 (1.09%) Ant
3 3 (1.09%) Atlassian Bamboo
3 3 (1.09%) Jenkins
3 3 (1.09%) Maven
4 1 (0.36%) Sikuli
General
1 53 (19.34%) Finance
2 23 (8.39%) Publishing
3 15 (5.47%) Retail
4 14 (5.11%) Billing
5 8 (2.92%) Marketing
6 5 (1.82%) Automotive
7 3 (1.09%) Brand Awareness
7 3 (1.09%) Legal
8 2 (0.73%) Aerospace
8 2 (0.73%) Manufacturing
8 2 (0.73%) Telecoms
9 1 (0.36%) Games
9 1 (0.36%) Law
9 1 (0.36%) Military
Job Titles
1 85 (31.02%) Architect
2 63 (22.99%) Solutions Architect
3 30 (10.95%) Analyst
3 30 (10.95%) Team Leader
4 18 (6.57%) Project Manager
5 16 (5.84%) Service Manager
5 16 (5.84%) Technical Manager
5 16 (5.84%) Technical Services Manager
6 14 (5.11%) .NET Team Leader
7 13 (4.74%) Cloud Architect
7 13 (4.74%) Developer
8 12 (4.38%) Technical Architect
9 11 (4.01%) Head of Architecture
10 10 (3.65%) Business Analyst
10 10 (3.65%) Security Architect
11 9 (3.28%) Development Manager
11 9 (3.28%) Security Solutions Architect
12 8 (2.92%) Cloud Solutions Architect
12 8 (2.92%) IT Manager
13 7 (2.55%) Senior Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 34 (12.41%) .NET
2 25 (9.12%) Web Services
3 10 (3.65%) ASP.NET
4 9 (3.28%) .NET Framework
4 9 (3.28%) CSS
4 9 (3.28%) HTML
5 7 (2.55%) CSS3
5 7 (2.55%) HTML5
5 7 (2.55%) REST
6 5 (1.82%) AngularJS
6 5 (1.82%) LDAP
6 5 (1.82%) Velocity
7 4 (1.46%) RabbitMQ
7 4 (1.46%) Spring
8 3 (1.09%) Apache Flex
8 3 (1.09%) ASP.NET Web API
8 3 (1.09%) J2EE
8 3 (1.09%) SAP Fiori
9 2 (0.73%) Ajax
9 2 (0.73%) jQuery
Miscellaneous
1 112 (40.88%) Data Centre
2 52 (18.98%) Self-Motivation
3 21 (7.66%) Management Information System
4 18 (6.57%) CMDB
4 18 (6.57%) Computer Science
5 16 (5.84%) Analytical Skills
6 12 (4.38%) Private Cloud
6 12 (4.38%) Public Cloud
7 10 (3.65%) Enterprise Software
7 10 (3.65%) Hybrid Cloud
8 8 (2.92%) Client/Server
8 8 (2.92%) Driving Licence
9 6 (2.19%) PKI
10 5 (1.82%) Fat Client
10 5 (1.82%) Thin Client
11 4 (1.46%) N-Tier
11 4 (1.46%) PDA
12 3 (1.09%) Cyberthreat
12 3 (1.09%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
12 3 (1.09%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 36 (13.14%) Windows
2 15 (5.47%) Windows Server
3 10 (3.65%) Windows 7
4 7 (2.55%) Windows Server 2012
5 5 (1.82%) Linux
5 5 (1.82%) Windows 10
5 5 (1.82%) Windows Server 2008
6 4 (1.46%) Windows 8
7 3 (1.09%) Windows XP
8 1 (0.36%) Android
8 1 (0.36%) Apple iOS
8 1 (0.36%) CentOS
8 1 (0.36%) Mac OS X
8 1 (0.36%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 103 (37.59%) ITIL
2 75 (27.37%) Project Management
3 69 (25.18%) Service Delivery
4 59 (21.53%) TOGAF
5 57 (20.80%) ITIL V3
6 56 (20.44%) Service Management
7 55 (20.07%) Presales
8 52 (18.98%) PRINCE2
9 42 (15.33%) Data Protection
10 39 (14.23%) CRM
11 37 (13.50%) Agile Software Development
12 35 (12.77%) Change Management
12 35 (12.77%) Continuous Improvement
13 34 (12.41%) Due Diligence
14 31 (11.31%) Technical Architecture
15 29 (10.58%) Enterprise Architecture
15 29 (10.58%) Software Engineering
16 28 (10.22%) Scrum
17 27 (9.85%) Information Security
17 27 (9.85%) Problem-Solving
Programming Languages
1 29 (10.58%) SQL
2 24 (8.76%) C#
3 13 (4.74%) JavaScript
4 12 (4.38%) Java
5 9 (3.28%) T-SQL
5 9 (3.28%) VB.NET
6 6 (2.19%) C
7 5 (1.82%) Python
7 5 (1.82%) TypeScript
8 3 (1.09%) ABAP
9 2 (0.73%) C++
9 2 (0.73%) PowerShell
10 1 (0.36%) Bash Shell
10 1 (0.36%) Perl
10 1 (0.36%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 43 (15.69%) Degree
2 28 (10.22%) ISEB
2 28 (10.22%) TOGAF Certification
3 25 (9.12%) PMI Certification
4 24 (8.76%) CCNP
4 24 (8.76%) Cisco Certification
5 23 (8.39%) CISSP
5 23 (8.39%) PMP
6 18 (6.57%) CEH
6 18 (6.57%) CompTIA Security+
6 18 (6.57%) Computer Science Degree
7 9 (3.28%) MCSE
7 9 (3.28%) Microsoft Certification
8 7 (2.55%) SC Cleared
8 7 (2.55%) Security Cleared
9 6 (2.19%) CCSP
9 6 (2.19%) JNCIS
10 4 (1.46%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
11 3 (1.09%) CCSE
11 3 (1.09%) ISSAP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 45 (16.42%) GDPR
2 26 (9.49%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 18 (6.57%) GPG13
4 10 (3.65%) QA
4 10 (3.65%) SLA
5 8 (2.92%) PMO
6 2 (0.73%) DO-160
7 1 (0.36%) Cyber Essentials
7 1 (0.36%) ISO 14001
7 1 (0.36%) ISO 9001
7 1 (0.36%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 42 (15.33%) VMware Infrastructure
2 32 (11.68%) Active Directory
3 25 (9.12%) Hyper-V
4 12 (4.38%) Virtual Machines
5 4 (1.46%) Microsoft App-V
5 4 (1.46%) VMware ESXi
5 4 (1.46%) XenApp
5 4 (1.46%) XenDesktop
6 3 (1.09%) vSphere
7 2 (0.73%) Firmware
8 1 (0.36%) iptables
8 1 (0.36%) Postfix
Systems Management
1 8 (2.92%) SCVMM
2 7 (2.55%) Ansible
2 7 (2.55%) Opscode Chef
3 5 (1.82%) Puppet
3 5 (1.82%) SCCM
3 5 (1.82%) Terraform
4 4 (1.46%) Forefront Identity Manager
4 4 (1.46%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
4 4 (1.46%) Microsoft Intune
4 4 (1.46%) SCOrch
5 3 (1.09%) McAfee ePO
5 3 (1.09%) NetVault Backup
5 3 (1.09%) QRadar
6 2 (0.73%) Backup Exec
7 1 (0.36%) Nagios
7 1 (0.36%) Norton AntiVirus
7 1 (0.36%) Red Hat Spacewalk
7 1 (0.36%) SELinux
7 1 (0.36%) Single Sign-On
Vendors
1 64 (23.36%) Microsoft
2 47 (17.15%) VMware
3 34 (12.41%) CheckPoint
4 33 (12.04%) Citrix
5 28 (10.22%) Cisco
6 20 (7.30%) NetApp
7 18 (6.57%) EMC
7 18 (6.57%) Juniper
8 17 (6.20%) HP
9 16 (5.84%) Fortinet
10 13 (4.74%) F5
11 9 (3.28%) IBM
12 8 (2.92%) BMC
12 8 (2.92%) Brocade
13 7 (2.55%) Intel
13 7 (2.55%) SAP
14 5 (1.82%) CA
14 5 (1.82%) UiPath
15 4 (1.46%) Dell
15 4 (1.46%) Ivanti