Period
to 14 December 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 14 December 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Line Management
England > West Midlands
6 months to
14 Dec 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 70 98 72
Rank change year-on-year +28 -26 +63
Permanent jobs citing Line Management 304 312 436
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands 3.73% 3.09% 3.92%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 4.10% 3.39% 4.28%
Number of salaries quoted 191 177 238
West Midlands median annual salary £42,500 £47,000 £48,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -9.57% -2.08% +1.84%
10th Percentile £20,000 £29,900 £34,625
90th Percentile £77,500 £72,250 £72,875
England median annual salary £57,500 £55,000 £52,500
% change year-on-year +4.55% +4.76% -4.55%

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 7,411 9,215 10,188
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands 91.02% 91.26% 91.50%
Number of salaries quoted 5,612 7,424 7,989
West Midlands median annual salary £45,000 £40,000 £41,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +12.50% -3.61% +3.75%
10th Percentile £26,250 £25,000 £25,000
90th Percentile £70,000 £65,000 £63,750
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 14 December 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 14 December 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 +2 176 £52,500 +16.67% 16
Coventry +19 38 £20,000 -65.22% 4
Worcestershire +11 23 £40,000 - 2
Warwickshire +35 18 £41,250 -17.50% 6
Solihull +3 14 £53,500 +81.36% 2
Herefordshire +4 11 £50,000 +2.04%
Staffordshire -7 8 £40,000 - 4
Shropshire +5 5 £37,500 -6.25% 3
Sutton Coldfield -14 5 £40,000 -14.44%
Wolverhampton +18 4 £43,750 +38.89%
Line Management
England

For the 6 months to 14 December 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.

1 114 (37.50%) Data Centre
2 105 (34.54%) Project Management
3 96 (31.58%) ITIL
4 74 (24.34%) Microsoft
5 70 (23.03%) Service Delivery
6 66 (21.71%) GDPR
7 65 (21.38%) Degree
8 62 (20.39%) TOGAF
8 62 (20.39%) Finance
8 62 (20.39%) Data Protection
9 59 (19.41%) Service Management
10 57 (18.75%) PRINCE2
10 57 (18.75%) VMware
10 57 (18.75%) Presales
11 55 (18.09%) Big Data
11 55 (18.09%) ITIL V3
11 55 (18.09%) Problem-Solving
12 53 (17.43%) Internet
13 52 (17.11%) Microsoft Azure
14 50 (16.45%) Self-Motivation
15 49 (16.12%) VMware Infrastructure
15 49 (16.12%) Agile Software Development
15 49 (16.12%) Software Engineering
16 48 (15.79%) .NET
17 46 (15.13%) SQL
17 46 (15.13%) Retail
18 45 (14.80%) Change Management
19 40 (13.16%) Technical Architecture
20 39 (12.83%) CRM
20 39 (12.83%) Windows

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 6 (1.97%) SharePoint
2 4 (1.32%) CMS
2 4 (1.32%) Joomla!
3 3 (0.99%) IIS
4 2 (0.66%) Exchange Server 2010
4 2 (0.66%) MS Exchange
5 1 (0.33%) Apache
5 1 (0.33%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 18 (5.92%) Microsoft Office
2 8 (2.63%) Microsoft Excel
3 6 (1.97%) Microsoft Project
4 3 (0.99%) Open Workbench
5 2 (0.66%) Microsoft PowerPoint
5 2 (0.66%) MS Visio
6 1 (0.33%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 5 (1.64%) INSURE/90
2 2 (0.66%) Dynamics CRM
3 1 (0.33%) HFM
3 1 (0.33%) Line 500
3 1 (0.33%) Sage X3
Cloud Services
1 52 (17.11%) Microsoft Azure
2 36 (11.84%) Amazon AWS
3 21 (6.91%) Amazon CloudWatch
3 21 (6.91%) Amazon EC2
3 21 (6.91%) Amazon S3
3 21 (6.91%) AWS CloudFormation
3 21 (6.91%) Azure Active Directory
3 21 (6.91%) Cloud Computing
3 21 (6.91%) Virtual Private Cloud
4 17 (5.59%) IaaS
4 17 (5.59%) PaaS
5 12 (3.95%) Office 365
6 6 (1.97%) SaaS
7 4 (1.32%) Amazon SQS
8 2 (0.66%) AWS CloudTrail
8 2 (0.66%) Dynamics 365
Communications & Networking
1 53 (17.43%) Internet
2 29 (9.54%) Firewall
3 17 (5.59%) WAN
4 6 (1.97%) LAN
5 5 (1.64%) Network Security
5 5 (1.64%) VPN
6 4 (1.32%) Unified Communications
7 3 (0.99%) BGP
7 3 (0.99%) Cisco ASA
7 3 (0.99%) Cisco Firepower
7 3 (0.99%) DNS
7 3 (0.99%) FWSM
7 3 (0.99%) MPLS
7 3 (0.99%) OSPF
7 3 (0.99%) SNMP
7 3 (0.99%) SSL
7 3 (0.99%) TCP/IP
7 3 (0.99%) VLAN
7 3 (0.99%) Wireshark
7 3 (0.99%) WLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 55 (18.09%) Big Data
2 21 (6.91%) Amazon DynamoDB
2 21 (6.91%) Amazon RDS
2 21 (6.91%) Azure SQL Database
3 18 (5.92%) SQL Server
4 7 (2.30%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 6 (1.97%) MongoDB
5 6 (1.97%) Relational Database
6 5 (1.64%) MySQL
6 5 (1.64%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 3 (0.99%) SAP HANA
8 2 (0.66%) Power BI
9 1 (0.33%) Data Warehouse
9 1 (0.33%) Informix
9 1 (0.33%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 5 (1.64%) JIRA
2 4 (1.32%) Git (software)
2 4 (1.32%) Ranorex
2 4 (1.32%) Team Foundation Server
2 4 (1.32%) Visual Studio
3 1 (0.33%) Sikuli
General
1 62 (20.39%) Finance
2 46 (15.13%) Retail
3 32 (10.53%) Automotive
3 32 (10.53%) Telecoms
4 18 (5.92%) Publishing
5 6 (1.97%) Legal
6 5 (1.64%) Billing
7 4 (1.32%) Back Office
8 2 (0.66%) Aerospace
8 2 (0.66%) Manufacturing
8 2 (0.66%) Marketing
9 1 (0.33%) Law
Job Titles
1 96 (31.58%) Architect
2 71 (23.36%) Solutions Architect
3 40 (13.16%) Analyst
3 40 (13.16%) Team Leader
4 24 (7.89%) .NET Team Leader
5 20 (6.58%) Service Manager
6 19 (6.25%) Cloud Architect
6 19 (6.25%) Technical Manager
6 19 (6.25%) Technical Services Manager
7 18 (5.92%) Business Analyst
7 18 (5.92%) Technical Architect
8 17 (5.59%) Cloud Solutions Architect
8 17 (5.59%) Developer
9 16 (5.26%) Project Manager
10 13 (4.28%) Lead Business Analyst
11 11 (3.62%) Solutions Analyst
12 9 (2.96%) Data Analyst
12 9 (2.96%) Digital Analyst
12 9 (2.96%) Software Analyst
13 8 (2.63%) Senior Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 48 (15.79%) .NET
2 37 (12.17%) Web Services
3 14 (4.61%) .NET Framework
3 14 (4.61%) CSS
4 10 (3.29%) ASP.NET
4 10 (3.29%) HTML
5 7 (2.30%) CSS3
5 7 (2.30%) HTML5
5 7 (2.30%) REST
6 4 (1.32%) AngularJS
6 4 (1.32%) Laravel
6 4 (1.32%) RabbitMQ
6 4 (1.32%) Ruby on Rails
6 4 (1.32%) Spring
6 4 (1.32%) WinForms
7 3 (0.99%) Ajax
7 3 (0.99%) ASP.NET Web API
7 3 (0.99%) jQuery
7 3 (0.99%) SAP Fiori
7 3 (0.99%) Velocity
Miscellaneous
1 114 (37.50%) Data Centre
2 50 (16.45%) Self-Motivation
3 38 (12.50%) Analytical Skills
4 28 (9.21%) Internet of Things
5 21 (6.91%) Private Cloud
5 21 (6.91%) Public Cloud
6 19 (6.25%) Hybrid Cloud
7 18 (5.92%) Management Information System
8 13 (4.28%) CMDB
9 11 (3.62%) Enterprise Software
10 9 (2.96%) NHS
11 8 (2.63%) Driving Licence
12 7 (2.30%) Client/Server
13 4 (1.32%) Fat Client
13 4 (1.32%) Greenfield Project
13 4 (1.32%) PDA
13 4 (1.32%) PMI
13 4 (1.32%) Thin Client
14 3 (0.99%) Cyberthreat
14 3 (0.99%) Fintech
Operating Systems
1 39 (12.83%) Windows
2 17 (5.59%) Windows Server
3 14 (4.61%) Windows 7
4 12 (3.95%) Windows Server 2008
4 12 (3.95%) Windows Server 2012
5 10 (3.29%) Linux
6 9 (2.96%) Windows 10
7 8 (2.63%) Windows 8
8 2 (0.66%) Unix
8 2 (0.66%) Windows XP
9 1 (0.33%) CentOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 105 (34.54%) Project Management
2 96 (31.58%) ITIL
3 70 (23.03%) Service Delivery
4 62 (20.39%) Data Protection
4 62 (20.39%) TOGAF
5 59 (19.41%) Service Management
6 57 (18.75%) Presales
6 57 (18.75%) PRINCE2
7 55 (18.09%) ITIL V3
7 55 (18.09%) Problem-Solving
8 49 (16.12%) Agile Software Development
8 49 (16.12%) Software Engineering
9 45 (14.80%) Change Management
10 40 (13.16%) Technical Architecture
11 39 (12.83%) CRM
12 35 (11.51%) Load Balancing
13 32 (10.53%) Cybersecurity
14 31 (10.20%) Artificial Intelligence
14 31 (10.20%) Data Visualisation
14 31 (10.20%) Visualisation
Programming Languages
1 46 (15.13%) SQL
2 32 (10.53%) C
3 25 (8.22%) C#
4 16 (5.26%) JavaScript
5 10 (3.29%) T-SQL
5 10 (3.29%) VB.NET
6 5 (1.64%) Java
7 4 (1.32%) PHP
7 4 (1.32%) Python
7 4 (1.32%) Ruby
7 4 (1.32%) Shell Script
7 4 (1.32%) TypeScript
8 3 (0.99%) ABAP
9 2 (0.66%) C++
9 2 (0.66%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 65 (21.38%) Degree
2 31 (10.20%) ISEB
3 27 (8.88%) TOGAF Certification
4 17 (5.59%) CISSP
4 17 (5.59%) PMI Certification
5 14 (4.61%) CCNP
5 14 (4.61%) Cisco Certification
6 13 (4.28%) CEH
6 13 (4.28%) CompTIA Security+
6 13 (4.28%) Computer Science Degree
6 13 (4.28%) PMP
7 10 (3.29%) Microsoft Certification
7 10 (3.29%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
8 8 (2.63%) MCSE
8 8 (2.63%) Security Cleared
9 6 (1.97%) SC Cleared
10 3 (0.99%) CCDP
10 3 (0.99%) CCSE
10 3 (0.99%) ISSAP
10 3 (0.99%) JNCIP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 66 (21.71%) GDPR
2 17 (5.59%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 13 (4.28%) GPG13
4 9 (2.96%) PMO
5 8 (2.63%) SLA
6 6 (1.97%) QA
7 3 (0.99%) PMBOK
8 2 (0.66%) COSHH
8 2 (0.66%) DO-160
9 1 (0.33%) P3O
System Software
1 49 (16.12%) VMware Infrastructure
2 39 (12.83%) Hyper-V
3 31 (10.20%) Active Directory
4 21 (6.91%) Virtual Machines
5 8 (2.63%) Microsoft App-V
5 8 (2.63%) VMware ESXi
5 8 (2.63%) XenApp
5 8 (2.63%) XenDesktop
6 2 (0.66%) Firmware
6 2 (0.66%) vSphere
7 1 (0.33%) iptables
7 1 (0.33%) Postfix
Systems Management
1 11 (3.62%) SCVMM
2 8 (2.63%) Forefront Identity Manager
2 8 (2.63%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
2 8 (2.63%) Microsoft Intune
2 8 (2.63%) SCCM
2 8 (2.63%) SCOrch
3 5 (1.64%) Puppet
4 4 (1.32%) Ansible
4 4 (1.32%) Norton AntiVirus
4 4 (1.32%) Opscode Chef
5 3 (0.99%) Cisco CUCM
5 3 (0.99%) QRadar
6 2 (0.66%) McAfee ePO
6 2 (0.66%) NetVault Backup
6 2 (0.66%) Terraform
7 1 (0.33%) Nagios
7 1 (0.33%) Red Hat Spacewalk
7 1 (0.33%) SELinux
Vendors
1 74 (24.34%) Microsoft
2 57 (18.75%) VMware
3 32 (10.53%) Citrix
4 29 (9.54%) CheckPoint
5 21 (6.91%) HP
6 20 (6.58%) Cisco
7 15 (4.93%) EMC
8 14 (4.61%) Fortinet
9 13 (4.28%) NetApp
10 11 (3.62%) BMC
10 11 (3.62%) Brocade
10 11 (3.62%) F5
10 11 (3.62%) Juniper
11 8 (2.63%) IBM
11 8 (2.63%) Ivanti
12 6 (1.97%) Intel
12 6 (1.97%) SAP
13 5 (1.64%) UiPath
14 4 (1.32%) Dell
14 4 (1.32%) Symantec