Period
to 15 August 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 15 August 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Line Management
England > West Midlands
6 months to
15 Aug 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 80 105 78
Rank change year-on-year +25 -27 +56
Permanent jobs citing Line Management 300 291 407
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands 3.31% 2.91% 3.37%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 3.66% 3.19% 3.75%
Number of salaries quoted 145 200 250
West Midlands median annual salary £49,500 £45,000 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +10.00% -5.26% -5.00%
10th Percentile £31,250 £31,500 £35,250
90th Percentile £75,000 £66,150 £72,500
England median annual salary £55,000 £55,000 £55,000

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 8,195 9,135 10,861
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands 90.30% 91.32% 90.02%
Number of salaries quoted 6,293 7,551 8,527
West Midlands median annual salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +6.25% - -
10th Percentile £25,750 £26,000 £24,000
90th Percentile £67,500 £62,500 £65,000
England median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £50,000

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 15 August 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 15 August 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 +22 196 £49,630 -0.74% 15
Coventry +20 41 £50,750 -7.73% 6
Warwickshire +24 16 £40,000 -17.53% 1
Solihull +9 11 £45,000 -24.37% 1
Wolverhampton -5 8 £34,000 +7.94% 1
Herefordshire - 7 £52,500 - 1
Worcestershire +13 6 £36,500 -27.00% 4
Shropshire +11 3 £20,000 -65.52% 1
Staffordshire -33 3 £55,000 +37.50% 3
Sutton Coldfield - 3 £40,000 - 2
Walsall -2 2 £47,000 -1.05%
Line Management
England

For the 6 months to 15 August 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.

1 120 (40.00%) ITIL
1 120 (40.00%) Data Centre
2 107 (35.67%) Service Delivery
3 85 (28.33%) Project Management
4 84 (28.00%) Degree
5 74 (24.67%) Presales
6 72 (24.00%) Self-Motivation
7 69 (23.00%) Continuous Improvement
8 65 (21.67%) PRINCE2
8 65 (21.67%) Due Diligence
9 62 (20.67%) Firewall
10 61 (20.33%) Finance
11 58 (19.33%) Microsoft
12 56 (18.67%) Service Management
13 54 (18.00%) ITIL V3
14 52 (17.33%) VMware
15 49 (16.33%) CheckPoint
15 49 (16.33%) VMware Infrastructure
16 47 (15.67%) Requirements Analysis
16 47 (15.67%) Citrix
17 44 (14.67%) Software Engineering
18 42 (14.00%) Cisco
19 41 (13.67%) Agile Software Development
20 40 (13.33%) Active Directory
21 39 (13.00%) TOGAF
22 37 (12.33%) Information Security
22 37 (12.33%) Cisco Certification
22 37 (12.33%) PMI Certification
22 37 (12.33%) ISO/IEC 27001
22 37 (12.33%) IT Strategy

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 4 (1.33%) Apache
1 4 (1.33%) Exchange Server 2010
1 4 (1.33%) MS Exchange
2 3 (1.00%) Adobe Experience Manager
3 2 (0.67%) CMS
3 2 (0.67%) SharePoint
3 2 (0.67%) Skype for Business
4 1 (0.33%) IIS
4 1 (0.33%) Tomcat
Applications
1 11 (3.67%) Microsoft Office
2 6 (2.00%) Microsoft Excel
2 6 (2.00%) Microsoft Project
3 4 (1.33%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 2 (0.67%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 3 (1.00%) Dynamics CRM
2 2 (0.67%) Line 500
2 2 (0.67%) Sage X3
3 1 (0.33%) HFM
3 1 (0.33%) INSURE/90
Cloud Services
1 35 (11.67%) Microsoft Azure
2 33 (11.00%) PaaS
3 29 (9.67%) Amazon AWS
4 23 (7.67%) IaaS
5 11 (3.67%) SaaS
6 9 (3.00%) Amazon EC2
7 8 (2.67%) Office 365
8 3 (1.00%) Dynamics 365
9 1 (0.33%) Google Analytics
Communications & Networking
1 62 (20.67%) Firewall
2 24 (8.00%) WAN
3 19 (6.33%) Cisco ASA
3 19 (6.33%) DHCP
3 19 (6.33%) DNS
4 17 (5.67%) VPN
5 13 (4.33%) BGP
5 13 (4.33%) Cisco Nexus
5 13 (4.33%) FWSM
5 13 (4.33%) IPsec
5 13 (4.33%) OSPF
5 13 (4.33%) SNMP
5 13 (4.33%) Software-Defined Networking
6 11 (3.67%) TCP/IP
7 9 (3.00%) Internet
7 9 (3.00%) LAN
8 4 (1.33%) DMZ
9 3 (1.00%) MPLS
9 3 (1.00%) PBX
9 3 (1.00%) SMS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 15 (5.00%) Big Data
1 15 (5.00%) SQL Server
2 5 (1.67%) SQL Server Analysis Services
2 5 (1.67%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 4 (1.33%) MongoDB
4 3 (1.00%) MySQL
4 3 (1.00%) Relational Database
5 2 (0.67%) Data Warehouse
5 2 (0.67%) Informix
6 1 (0.33%) BusinessObjects
6 1 (0.33%) BusinessObjects Business Intelligence
6 1 (0.33%) Crystal Reports
6 1 (0.33%) PostgreSQL
6 1 (0.33%) Redis
6 1 (0.33%) SAP BW
Development Applications
1 13 (4.33%) VSS/SourceSafe
2 3 (1.00%) Ant
2 3 (1.00%) Atlassian Bamboo
2 3 (1.00%) Jenkins
2 3 (1.00%) Maven
3 2 (0.67%) JIRA
4 1 (0.33%) Git (software)
4 1 (0.33%) LabVIEW
4 1 (0.33%) Sikuli
4 1 (0.33%) Subversion
General
1 61 (20.33%) Finance
2 27 (9.00%) Publishing
3 19 (6.33%) Billing
4 18 (6.00%) Marketing
5 5 (1.67%) Back Office
5 5 (1.67%) Legal
6 4 (1.33%) Automotive
7 3 (1.00%) Brand Awareness
7 3 (1.00%) Retail
8 2 (0.67%) Law
8 2 (0.67%) Manufacturing
8 2 (0.67%) Telecoms
9 1 (0.33%) Advertising
9 1 (0.33%) Games
9 1 (0.33%) Local Government
9 1 (0.33%) Military
9 1 (0.33%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 67 (22.33%) Architect
2 39 (13.00%) Solutions Architect
3 32 (10.67%) Analyst
4 21 (7.00%) Service Manager
5 20 (6.67%) Technical Manager
5 20 (6.67%) Technical Services Manager
6 18 (6.00%) Project Manager
7 16 (5.33%) IT Manager
8 14 (4.67%) Technical Specialist
9 13 (4.33%) Business Analyst
9 13 (4.33%) Network Specialist
9 13 (4.33%) Senior Data Warehouse Specialist
9 13 (4.33%) Senior Network Specialist
10 12 (4.00%) Developer
10 12 (4.00%) Senior Manager
11 11 (3.67%) Head of Architecture
12 10 (3.33%) Team Leader
13 9 (3.00%) Infrastructure Specialist
14 8 (2.67%) Lead Architect
14 8 (2.67%) Lead Business Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 20 (6.67%) .NET
2 13 (4.33%) LDAP
2 13 (4.33%) Web Services
3 7 (2.33%) CSS
3 7 (2.33%) HTML
4 6 (2.00%) ASP.NET
5 5 (1.67%) .NET Framework
6 4 (1.33%) CSS3
6 4 (1.33%) HTML5
7 3 (1.00%) Apache Flex
7 3 (1.00%) J2EE
7 3 (1.00%) REST
7 3 (1.00%) Velocity
8 2 (0.67%) AngularJS
8 2 (0.67%) ASP.NET Web API
8 2 (0.67%) LAMP
8 2 (0.67%) XML
9 1 (0.33%) Node.js
9 1 (0.33%) RabbitMQ
9 1 (0.33%) React
Miscellaneous
1 120 (40.00%) Data Centre
2 72 (24.00%) Self-Motivation
3 34 (11.33%) Computer Science
4 32 (10.67%) CMDB
5 27 (9.00%) Analytical Skills
6 26 (8.67%) Management Information System
7 13 (4.33%) PKI
8 10 (3.33%) Social Media
9 7 (2.33%) N-Tier
10 6 (2.00%) Public Cloud
11 5 (1.67%) Client/Server
11 5 (1.67%) Driving Licence
11 5 (1.67%) Enterprise Software
12 4 (1.33%) Infotainment
12 4 (1.33%) User Experience
12 4 (1.33%) Virtual Team
13 3 (1.00%) Data Protection Act
13 3 (1.00%) Greenfield Project
14 2 (0.67%) Blog
14 2 (0.67%) Fat Client
Operating Systems
1 29 (9.67%) Windows
2 12 (4.00%) Windows Server
3 8 (2.67%) Linux
4 6 (2.00%) Windows 7
5 4 (1.33%) Windows XP
6 3 (1.00%) Windows Server 2012
7 2 (0.67%) Unix
7 2 (0.67%) Windows 10
8 1 (0.33%) Android
8 1 (0.33%) Apple iOS
8 1 (0.33%) CentOS
8 1 (0.33%) Mac OS X
8 1 (0.33%) Windows 8
8 1 (0.33%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 120 (40.00%) ITIL
2 107 (35.67%) Service Delivery
3 85 (28.33%) Project Management
4 74 (24.67%) Presales
5 69 (23.00%) Continuous Improvement
6 65 (21.67%) Due Diligence
6 65 (21.67%) PRINCE2
7 56 (18.67%) Service Management
8 54 (18.00%) ITIL V3
9 47 (15.67%) Requirements Analysis
10 44 (14.67%) Software Engineering
11 41 (13.67%) Agile Software Development
12 39 (13.00%) TOGAF
13 37 (12.33%) Information Security
13 37 (12.33%) IT Strategy
14 34 (11.33%) CRM
14 34 (11.33%) Mentoring
15 31 (10.33%) Data Protection
16 30 (10.00%) Scrum
17 29 (9.67%) Change Management
Programming Languages
1 19 (6.33%) C#
1 19 (6.33%) Java
2 16 (5.33%) JavaScript
3 12 (4.00%) SQL
4 5 (1.67%) Scala
4 5 (1.67%) T-SQL
4 5 (1.67%) VB.NET
5 4 (1.33%) C
6 2 (0.67%) C++
6 2 (0.67%) PHP
6 2 (0.67%) Shell Script
6 2 (0.67%) TypeScript
7 1 (0.33%) Bash Shell
7 1 (0.33%) Perl
7 1 (0.33%) Python
Qualifications
1 84 (28.00%) Degree
2 37 (12.33%) Cisco Certification
2 37 (12.33%) PMI Certification
3 36 (12.00%) PMP
4 34 (11.33%) Computer Science Degree
5 33 (11.00%) ISEB
6 32 (10.67%) CCNP
7 29 (9.67%) CISSP
8 20 (6.67%) CEH
8 20 (6.67%) CompTIA Security+
9 16 (5.33%) Security Cleared
10 15 (5.00%) TOGAF Certification
11 14 (4.67%) SC Cleared
12 10 (3.33%) MCSE
12 10 (3.33%) Microsoft Certification
12 10 (3.33%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
13 9 (3.00%) CISM
13 9 (3.00%) MCP
14 7 (2.33%) CCNA
14 7 (2.33%) Citrix Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 37 (12.33%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 31 (10.33%) GDPR
3 20 (6.67%) GPG13
4 11 (3.67%) QA
4 11 (3.67%) SLA
5 8 (2.67%) PCI DSS
5 8 (2.67%) PMO
6 5 (1.67%) Cyber Essentials
7 4 (1.33%) Cyber Essentials PLUS
8 2 (0.67%) COBIT
9 1 (0.33%) GCP
9 1 (0.33%) ISO 14001
9 1 (0.33%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 49 (16.33%) VMware Infrastructure
2 40 (13.33%) Active Directory
3 15 (5.00%) Hyper-V
4 9 (3.00%) Virtual Machines
5 4 (1.33%) vSphere
6 2 (0.67%) Firmware
7 1 (0.33%) iptables
7 1 (0.33%) Microsoft App-V
7 1 (0.33%) Postfix
7 1 (0.33%) VMware ESXi
7 1 (0.33%) XenApp
7 1 (0.33%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 20 (6.67%) SCVMM
2 4 (1.33%) McAfee ePO
2 4 (1.33%) NetVault Backup
3 3 (1.00%) Ansible
3 3 (1.00%) Backup Exec
3 3 (1.00%) Opscode Chef
3 3 (1.00%) Terraform
4 2 (0.67%) Nagios
4 2 (0.67%) SCCM
5 1 (0.33%) Forefront Identity Manager
5 1 (0.33%) HP Quality Center
5 1 (0.33%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
5 1 (0.33%) Microsoft Intune
5 1 (0.33%) Puppet
5 1 (0.33%) Red Hat Spacewalk
5 1 (0.33%) SCOM
5 1 (0.33%) SCOrch
5 1 (0.33%) SELinux
5 1 (0.33%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
5 1 (0.33%) Tivoli
Vendors
1 58 (19.33%) Microsoft
2 52 (17.33%) VMware
3 49 (16.33%) CheckPoint
4 47 (15.67%) Citrix
5 42 (14.00%) Cisco
6 34 (11.33%) Juniper
7 29 (9.67%) F5
7 29 (9.67%) Fortinet
8 25 (8.33%) NetApp
9 23 (7.67%) EMC
9 23 (7.67%) HP
10 20 (6.67%) BMC
11 16 (5.33%) Brocade
12 13 (4.33%) CA
13 7 (2.33%) ServiceNow
14 6 (2.00%) Dell
15 5 (1.67%) Huawei
15 5 (1.67%) IBM
15 5 (1.67%) Intel
15 5 (1.67%) SAP