Period
to 22 April 2019

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 April 2019 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Line Management
England > West Midlands
6 months to
22 Apr 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 70 76 68
Rank change year-on-year +6 -8 +36
Permanent jobs citing Line Management 318 341 372
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands 4.00% 3.52% 3.80%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 4.38% 3.89% 4.13%
Number of salaries quoted 182 142 240
West Midlands median annual salary £42,500 £50,000 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -15.00% +5.26% -5.00%
10th Percentile £20,000 £35,075 £29,500
90th Percentile £71,125 £72,450 £63,750
England median annual salary £60,000 £55,000 £55,000
% change year-on-year +9.09% - -

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 7,262 8,756 9,009
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands 91.43% 90.30% 92.04%
Number of salaries quoted 5,433 6,767 7,261
West Midlands median annual salary £45,000 £42,500 £41,006
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.88% +3.64% -3.52%
10th Percentile £26,250 £25,750 £25,750
90th Percentile £70,000 £67,500 £62,500
England median annual salary £52,500 £50,000 £49,000
% change year-on-year +5.00% +2.04% +3.16%

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 April 2019.

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 April 2019. 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 -6 166 £50,000 +5.82% 2
Coventry +17 52 £20,000 -64.44% 1
Warwickshire +13 24 £49,440 -10.11%
Staffordshire +15 20 £45,000 -40.00%
Herefordshire -2 17 £50,000 -
Worcestershire -19 13 £40,000 +6.67% 1
Solihull +4 10 £53,000 +107.84% 1
Shropshire -1 5 - -
Wolverhampton +31 3 £54,000 +66.15%
Walsall +7 2 - -
Sutton Coldfield - 1 £37,500 -
Line Management
England

For the 6 months to 22 April 2019, 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.

1 150 (47.17%) Project Management
2 98 (30.82%) ITIL
3 84 (26.42%) Degree
4 83 (26.10%) Microsoft
5 79 (24.84%) Data Centre
6 70 (22.01%) Problem-Solving
7 69 (21.70%) Software Engineering
8 67 (21.07%) VMware
9 65 (20.44%) Service Delivery
9 65 (20.44%) Analytical Skills
10 64 (20.13%) Service Management
11 62 (19.50%) Internet
11 62 (19.50%) PRINCE2
11 62 (19.50%) Microsoft Azure
12 59 (18.55%) GDPR
13 58 (18.24%) Presales
13 58 (18.24%) Finance
14 57 (17.92%) Retail
15 56 (17.61%) Agile Software Development
15 56 (17.61%) Data Protection
16 54 (16.98%) Self-Motivation
16 54 (16.98%) Telecoms
17 52 (16.35%) Automotive
17 52 (16.35%) ITIL V3
18 51 (16.04%) Internet of Things
18 51 (16.04%) Active Directory
19 50 (15.72%) Data Visualisation
19 50 (15.72%) Visualisation
20 49 (15.41%) VMware Infrastructure
20 49 (15.41%) Data Analytics

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 13 (4.09%) CMS
1 13 (4.09%) Joomla!
2 8 (2.52%) Skype for Business
3 7 (2.20%) SharePoint
4 3 (0.94%) MS Exchange
5 2 (0.63%) Exchange Server 2013
Applications
1 13 (4.09%) Microsoft Office
2 5 (1.57%) Microsoft Excel
3 2 (0.63%) Microsoft Project
3 2 (0.63%) MS Visio
3 2 (0.63%) Open Workbench
4 1 (0.31%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 1 (0.31%) SAP IS-U
Cloud Services
1 62 (19.50%) Microsoft Azure
2 38 (11.95%) Amazon AWS
3 28 (8.81%) Office 365
4 18 (5.66%) IaaS
5 16 (5.03%) Amazon CloudWatch
5 16 (5.03%) Amazon EC2
5 16 (5.03%) Amazon S3
5 16 (5.03%) AWS CloudFormation
5 16 (5.03%) Azure Active Directory
5 16 (5.03%) Cloud Computing
5 16 (5.03%) PaaS
5 16 (5.03%) Virtual Private Cloud
6 3 (0.94%) Google Cloud Platform
6 3 (0.94%) Serverless
6 3 (0.94%) SuccessFactors
7 2 (0.63%) SaaS
8 1 (0.31%) Slack
Communications & Networking
1 62 (19.50%) Internet
2 41 (12.89%) Firewall
3 29 (9.12%) DNS
4 26 (8.18%) DHCP
5 16 (5.03%) WAN
6 13 (4.09%) Cisco ASA
7 12 (3.77%) OSPF
7 12 (3.77%) Wireless
8 11 (3.46%) Unified Communications
9 8 (2.52%) Skype
10 7 (2.20%) Cisco Nexus
10 7 (2.20%) EIGRP
10 7 (2.20%) PBX
11 6 (1.89%) VPN
12 5 (1.57%) BGP
12 5 (1.57%) FWSM
12 5 (1.57%) IPsec
12 5 (1.57%) SAN
12 5 (1.57%) SNMP
12 5 (1.57%) Software-Defined Networking
Database & Business Intelligence
1 49 (15.41%) Big Data
2 16 (5.03%) Amazon DynamoDB
2 16 (5.03%) Amazon RDS
2 16 (5.03%) Azure SQL Database
3 13 (4.09%) MySQL
4 3 (0.94%) SAP HANA
4 3 (0.94%) SQL Server
5 1 (0.31%) BusinessObjects
5 1 (0.31%) Power BI
5 1 (0.31%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 8 (2.52%) Ranorex
1 8 (2.52%) Team Foundation Server
2 5 (1.57%) VSS/SourceSafe
3 1 (0.31%) Git (software)
3 1 (0.31%) Jenkins
3 1 (0.31%) JUnit
3 1 (0.31%) Subversion
3 1 (0.31%) Visual Studio Team System
General
1 58 (18.24%) Finance
2 57 (17.92%) Retail
3 54 (16.98%) Telecoms
4 52 (16.35%) Automotive
5 15 (4.72%) Publishing
6 13 (4.09%) Back Office
7 7 (2.20%) Games
8 6 (1.89%) Legal
9 5 (1.57%) Marketing
10 2 (0.63%) Manufacturing
11 1 (0.31%) Electronics
Job Titles
1 65 (20.44%) Architect
2 41 (12.89%) Analyst
3 37 (11.64%) Solutions Architect
4 21 (6.60%) Business Analyst
5 20 (6.29%) Network Engineer
6 18 (5.66%) Developer
6 18 (5.66%) Lead Business Analyst
7 16 (5.03%) Cloud Architect
7 16 (5.03%) Software Analyst
7 16 (5.03%) Team Leader
7 16 (5.03%) Technical Architect
8 15 (4.72%) Cloud Solutions Architect
8 15 (4.72%) Technical Manager
9 14 (4.40%) Agile Business Analyst
9 14 (4.40%) Service Manager
9 14 (4.40%) SQL Analyst
10 13 (4.09%) Data Analyst
10 13 (4.09%) Digital Analyst
10 13 (4.09%) Solutions Analyst
10 13 (4.09%) Web Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 33 (10.38%) .NET
2 31 (9.75%) Web Services
3 15 (4.72%) CSS
4 13 (4.09%) Laravel
4 13 (4.09%) Ruby on Rails
5 11 (3.46%) Middleware
6 10 (3.14%) .NET Framework
7 8 (2.52%) WinForms
8 5 (1.57%) HTML
8 5 (1.57%) LDAP
9 3 (0.94%) HTML5
9 3 (0.94%) Node.js
9 3 (0.94%) REST
9 3 (0.94%) RESTful
10 2 (0.63%) Ajax
10 2 (0.63%) ASP.NET
10 2 (0.63%) ASP.NET Web API
10 2 (0.63%) jQuery
10 2 (0.63%) Software Packaging
Miscellaneous
1 79 (24.84%) Data Centre
2 65 (20.44%) Analytical Skills
3 54 (16.98%) Self-Motivation
4 51 (16.04%) Internet of Things
5 32 (10.06%) Management Information System
6 18 (5.66%) Hybrid Cloud
7 16 (5.03%) CMDB
7 16 (5.03%) NHS
7 16 (5.03%) Private Cloud
7 16 (5.03%) Public Cloud
8 15 (4.72%) Clustering
9 12 (3.77%) Virtual Team
10 9 (2.83%) Greenfield Project
11 6 (1.89%) PKI
12 5 (1.57%) Cloud Native
12 5 (1.57%) Enterprise Storage
13 4 (1.26%) Driving Licence
14 3 (0.94%) Enterprise Software
14 3 (0.94%) Smart City
14 3 (0.94%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 36 (11.32%) Windows
2 22 (6.92%) Windows Server
3 9 (2.83%) Windows Server 2012
4 8 (2.52%) Linux
5 7 (2.20%) Windows Server 2008
6 6 (1.89%) Windows 10
7 5 (1.57%) Windows 7
8 4 (1.26%) Windows 8
9 3 (0.94%) Android
9 3 (0.94%) Apple iOS
10 1 (0.31%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 150 (47.17%) Project Management
2 98 (30.82%) ITIL
3 70 (22.01%) Problem-Solving
4 69 (21.70%) Software Engineering
5 65 (20.44%) Service Delivery
6 64 (20.13%) Service Management
7 62 (19.50%) PRINCE2
8 58 (18.24%) Presales
9 56 (17.61%) Agile Software Development
9 56 (17.61%) Data Protection
10 52 (16.35%) ITIL V3
11 50 (15.72%) Data Visualisation
11 50 (15.72%) Visualisation
12 49 (15.41%) Analytics
12 49 (15.41%) Artificial Intelligence
12 49 (15.41%) Cybersecurity
12 49 (15.41%) Data Analysis
12 49 (15.41%) Data Analytics
12 49 (15.41%) Mathematics
13 47 (14.78%) Change Management
Programming Languages
1 49 (15.41%) C
2 48 (15.09%) SQL
3 19 (5.97%) PowerShell
4 15 (4.72%) JavaScript
5 13 (4.09%) PHP
5 13 (4.09%) Ruby
6 10 (3.14%) C#
7 5 (1.57%) Shell Script
8 3 (0.94%) Java
9 2 (0.63%) T-SQL
9 2 (0.63%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 84 (26.42%) Degree
2 35 (11.01%) ISEB
3 24 (7.55%) CCNP
3 24 (7.55%) Cisco Certification
4 23 (7.23%) PMI Certification
5 21 (6.60%) PMP
6 20 (6.29%) Microsoft Certification
7 18 (5.66%) MCSE
8 17 (5.35%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
9 15 (4.72%) CEH
9 15 (4.72%) CISSP
9 15 (4.72%) CompTIA Security+
9 15 (4.72%) Computer Science Degree
10 11 (3.46%) MCSA
11 9 (2.83%) CCNA
11 9 (2.83%) Security Cleared
12 7 (2.20%) SC Cleared
13 3 (0.94%) APMP
13 3 (0.94%) ISTQB
14 2 (0.63%) MCTS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 59 (18.55%) GDPR
2 22 (6.92%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 15 (4.72%) GPG13
4 10 (3.14%) SLA
5 8 (2.52%) PMO
6 7 (2.20%) COSHH
7 6 (1.89%) ISO 9001
8 4 (1.26%) PMBOK
9 2 (0.63%) P3O
10 1 (0.31%) COBIT
10 1 (0.31%) ISO 22301
10 1 (0.31%) QA
System Software
1 51 (16.04%) Active Directory
2 49 (15.41%) VMware Infrastructure
3 35 (11.01%) Hyper-V
4 16 (5.03%) Virtual Machines
5 4 (1.26%) Microsoft App-V
5 4 (1.26%) VMware ESXi
5 4 (1.26%) XenApp
5 4 (1.26%) XenDesktop
6 1 (0.31%) Firmware
6 1 (0.31%) KVM
Systems Management
1 14 (4.40%) Failover Clustering
1 14 (4.40%) SCCM
1 14 (4.40%) SCVMM
2 5 (1.57%) Microsoft Intune
3 4 (1.26%) Cisco CUCM
3 4 (1.26%) Forefront Identity Manager
3 4 (1.26%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
3 4 (1.26%) SCOrch
4 3 (0.94%) Norton AntiVirus
5 1 (0.31%) Ansible
5 1 (0.31%) FortiGate
5 1 (0.31%) Opscode Chef
5 1 (0.31%) Puppet
5 1 (0.31%) SCOM
Vendors
1 83 (26.10%) Microsoft
2 67 (21.07%) VMware
3 34 (10.69%) Citrix
4 32 (10.06%) CheckPoint
4 32 (10.06%) Cisco
5 22 (6.92%) F5
6 17 (5.35%) EMC
7 16 (5.03%) NetApp
8 14 (4.40%) BMC
8 14 (4.40%) Fortinet
8 14 (4.40%) Juniper
9 12 (3.77%) HP
10 9 (2.83%) Brocade
11 7 (2.20%) Palo Alto
11 7 (2.20%) SAP
12 5 (1.57%) CA
13 4 (1.26%) Dell
13 4 (1.26%) Ivanti
13 4 (1.26%) SolarWinds
14 3 (0.94%) Google