Period
to 24 February 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 24 February 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Line Management
England > West Midlands
6 months to
24 Feb 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 82 68 113
Rank change year-on-year -14 +45 +41
Permanent jobs citing Line Management 325 405 270
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands 3.31% 3.92% 2.43%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 3.75% 4.35% 2.76%
Number of salaries quoted 151 235 206
West Midlands median annual salary £48,000 £50,000 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -4.00% - +5.26%
10th Percentile £31,250 £29,500 £33,545
90th Percentile £67,500 £65,600 £80,000
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 8,671 9,300 9,767
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands 88.28% 90.09% 87.95%
Number of salaries quoted 6,779 7,320 8,118
West Midlands median annual salary £42,250 £41,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +3.05% -3.53% +6.25%
10th Percentile £25,000 £25,500 £25,250
90th Percentile £67,500 £62,500 £65,000
England median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £47,500
% change year-on-year - +5.26% +5.56%

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 24 February 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 24 February 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 +9 199 £46,750 +6.25% 5
Coventry +1 45 £56,750 -1.30% 9
Staffordshire -17 24 £59,000 +47.50% 3
Solihull -5 18 £29,500 -46.36% 3
Warwickshire -21 18 £55,000 -7.56% 5
Worcestershire +16 10 £37,500 -25.00% 2
Herefordshire +17 4 £50,000 -
Shropshire -2 3 £51,250 +20.59% 2
Sutton Coldfield +2 2 £46,750 +10.00%
Walsall -2 2 £45,000 -38.98%
Wolverhampton -20 1 £32,500 +35.42% 1
Halesowen - 1 £47,500 - 1
Line Management
England

For the 6 months to 24 February 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.

1 130 (40.00%) Data Centre
2 123 (37.85%) ITIL
3 118 (36.31%) Service Delivery
4 84 (25.85%) Project Management
5 83 (25.54%) Degree
6 82 (25.23%) Microsoft
7 74 (22.77%) Microsoft Azure
8 73 (22.46%) Presales
9 66 (20.31%) Continuous Improvement
10 65 (20.00%) Citrix
11 64 (19.69%) VMware
12 61 (18.77%) Mentoring
13 57 (17.54%) Agile Software Development
14 56 (17.23%) Change Management
15 53 (16.31%) Firewall
16 52 (16.00%) VMware Infrastructure
17 51 (15.69%) Amazon AWS
18 50 (15.38%) Cisco
19 49 (15.08%) Service Management
20 47 (14.46%) Active Directory
20 47 (14.46%) Matrix Management
21 43 (13.23%) Finance
22 42 (12.92%) PRINCE2
22 42 (12.92%) Office 365
23 41 (12.62%) CheckPoint
24 40 (12.31%) Tivoli Storage Manager
25 39 (12.00%) SaaS
26 37 (11.38%) Requirements Analysis
26 37 (11.38%) Fortinet
27 36 (11.08%) Hyper-V

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 17 (5.23%) Apache
2 15 (4.62%) MS Exchange
3 10 (3.08%) Drupal
3 10 (3.08%) IIS
3 10 (3.08%) SharePoint
4 6 (1.85%) Umbraco
5 2 (0.62%) Documentum
5 2 (0.62%) Exchange Server 2000
5 2 (0.62%) Exchange Server 2003
5 2 (0.62%) Exchange Server 2007
5 2 (0.62%) Exchange Server 2010
5 2 (0.62%) Exchange Server 2013
5 2 (0.62%) Exchange Server 5.5
6 1 (0.31%) ArcGIS
6 1 (0.31%) CMS
6 1 (0.31%) Tomcat
Applications
1 16 (4.92%) Microsoft Office
2 4 (1.23%) InVision
2 4 (1.23%) Microsoft Excel
2 4 (1.23%) UXPin
3 2 (0.62%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 1 (0.31%) Microsoft Project
4 1 (0.31%) Simulink
Business Applications
1 4 (1.23%) Dynamics CRM
2 2 (0.62%) Postilion
Cloud Services
1 74 (22.77%) Microsoft Azure
2 51 (15.69%) Amazon AWS
3 42 (12.92%) Office 365
4 39 (12.00%) SaaS
5 33 (10.15%) PaaS
6 18 (5.54%) Amazon EC2
7 13 (4.00%) IaaS
8 3 (0.92%) Cloud Computing
8 3 (0.92%) Dynamics 365
9 1 (0.31%) AWS Lambda
9 1 (0.31%) Azure Data Factory
9 1 (0.31%) Cortana Intelligence Suite
9 1 (0.31%) GitHub
9 1 (0.31%) Google Analytics
9 1 (0.31%) Google Cloud Platform
9 1 (0.31%) Serverless
Communications & Networking
1 53 (16.31%) Firewall
2 18 (5.54%) WAN
3 15 (4.62%) BGP
3 15 (4.62%) Cisco ASA
3 15 (4.62%) Cisco Nexus
3 15 (4.62%) IPsec
3 15 (4.62%) OSPF
3 15 (4.62%) SNMP
3 15 (4.62%) VPN
4 11 (3.38%) DHCP
4 11 (3.38%) DNS
4 11 (3.38%) NetScaler
5 9 (2.77%) FWSM
5 9 (2.77%) Network Security
5 9 (2.77%) Software-Defined Networking
6 8 (2.46%) SAN
7 6 (1.85%) Ethernet
7 6 (1.85%) MPLS
7 6 (1.85%) SSL
7 6 (1.85%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 22 (6.77%) MySQL
2 20 (6.15%) SQL Server
3 6 (1.85%) SQL Server 2008
4 5 (1.54%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 4 (1.23%) SAP BW
5 4 (1.23%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 3 (0.92%) Big Data
7 2 (0.62%) DB2
7 2 (0.62%) Power BI
7 2 (0.62%) Relational Database
8 1 (0.31%) Azure SQL Database
8 1 (0.31%) Crystal Reports
8 1 (0.31%) Data Lake
8 1 (0.31%) GIS
8 1 (0.31%) HDInsight
8 1 (0.31%) Oracle Reports
8 1 (0.31%) PostgreSQL
8 1 (0.31%) RDBMS
8 1 (0.31%) Spatial Data
8 1 (0.31%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 9 (2.77%) VSS/SourceSafe
2 7 (2.15%) Git (software)
3 5 (1.54%) git-flow
4 4 (1.23%) Balsamiq Mockups
5 3 (0.92%) Jenkins
5 3 (0.92%) Selenium
6 2 (0.62%) Cucumber
7 1 (0.31%) JUnit
7 1 (0.31%) Protractor
7 1 (0.31%) SoapUI
7 1 (0.31%) Subversion
7 1 (0.31%) Visual Studio
7 1 (0.31%) WebDriver
General
1 43 (13.23%) Finance
2 23 (7.08%) Marketing
3 10 (3.08%) Publishing
4 6 (1.85%) Billing
5 5 (1.54%) Electronics
5 5 (1.54%) Legal
6 4 (1.23%) Retail
7 3 (0.92%) Automotive
8 2 (0.62%) Pharmaceutical
9 1 (0.31%) Back Office
9 1 (0.31%) Banking
9 1 (0.31%) Games
9 1 (0.31%) Local Government
9 1 (0.31%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 47 (14.46%) Service Manager
2 40 (12.31%) Technical Manager
3 39 (12.00%) Architect
4 33 (10.15%) Technical Services Manager
5 31 (9.54%) Developer
6 27 (8.31%) Technical Specialist
7 25 (7.69%) Analyst
8 23 (7.08%) Solutions Architect
9 22 (6.77%) Senior Developer
10 17 (5.23%) Project Manager
10 17 (5.23%) Senior Manager
10 17 (5.23%) Technical Leader
11 16 (4.92%) Infrastructure Specialist
11 16 (4.92%) Product Manager
12 15 (4.62%) Development Manager
12 15 (4.62%) IT Manager
12 15 (4.62%) PHP Developer
12 15 (4.62%) PHP Web Developer
12 15 (4.62%) Senior Web Developer
12 15 (4.62%) Web Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 21 (6.46%) HTML
2 20 (6.15%) .NET
3 19 (5.85%) CSS
4 15 (4.62%) LAMP
5 10 (3.08%) CodeIgniter
5 10 (3.08%) Laravel
5 10 (3.08%) Symfony
6 9 (2.77%) LDAP
7 7 (2.15%) LINQ
8 6 (1.85%) ASP.NET
9 5 (1.54%) HTML5
9 5 (1.54%) RESTful
9 5 (1.54%) Web Services
10 4 (1.23%) .NET Framework
10 4 (1.23%) Entity Framework
10 4 (1.23%) jQuery
10 4 (1.23%) WPF
11 3 (0.92%) CSS3
11 3 (0.92%) REST
12 2 (0.62%) ASP.NET MVC
Miscellaneous
1 130 (40.00%) Data Centre
2 31 (9.54%) Analytical Skills
3 30 (9.23%) Management Information System
4 29 (8.92%) Computer Science
5 26 (8.00%) CMDB
6 23 (7.08%) Public Cloud
7 21 (6.46%) Social Media
8 13 (4.00%) Enterprise Storage
9 9 (2.77%) N-Tier
9 9 (2.77%) PKI
10 7 (2.15%) User Experience
11 6 (1.85%) FlexPod
12 4 (1.23%) PMI
13 2 (0.62%) Algorithms
13 2 (0.62%) Client/Server
13 2 (0.62%) Clustering
13 2 (0.62%) Data Protection Act
13 2 (0.62%) Security Operations Centre
14 1 (0.31%) Linux Command Line
14 1 (0.31%) LLPG
Operating Systems
1 36 (11.08%) Windows
2 24 (7.38%) Windows Server
3 19 (5.85%) Linux
4 17 (5.23%) Windows Server 2012
5 13 (4.00%) Windows 10
5 13 (4.00%) Windows Server 2008
6 4 (1.23%) Windows Vista
7 2 (0.62%) Android
7 2 (0.62%) Apple iOS
7 2 (0.62%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 2 (0.62%) Windows 2000
7 2 (0.62%) Windows NT
7 2 (0.62%) Windows Server 2003
8 1 (0.31%) CentOS
8 1 (0.31%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 123 (37.85%) ITIL
2 118 (36.31%) Service Delivery
3 84 (25.85%) Project Management
4 73 (22.46%) Presales
5 66 (20.31%) Continuous Improvement
6 61 (18.77%) Mentoring
7 57 (17.54%) Agile Software Development
8 56 (17.23%) Change Management
9 49 (15.08%) Service Management
10 47 (14.46%) Matrix Management
11 42 (12.92%) PRINCE2
12 37 (11.38%) Requirements Analysis
13 35 (10.77%) CRM
14 34 (10.46%) ITIL V3
15 33 (10.15%) Problem Management
16 29 (8.92%) Validation
17 28 (8.62%) Software Engineering
18 26 (8.00%) Process Improvement
19 25 (7.69%) MVC
20 24 (7.38%) IT Strategy
Programming Languages
1 23 (7.08%) JavaScript
2 20 (6.15%) C#
3 16 (4.92%) Java
4 15 (4.62%) PHP
5 14 (4.31%) SQL
6 4 (1.23%) ABAP
7 2 (0.62%) Shell Script
7 2 (0.62%) T-SQL
8 1 (0.31%) C
8 1 (0.31%) Groovy
8 1 (0.31%) MATLAB
8 1 (0.31%) Python
8 1 (0.31%) RPG
8 1 (0.31%) Scala
8 1 (0.31%) TypeScript
8 1 (0.31%) U-SQL
Qualifications
1 83 (25.54%) Degree
2 34 (10.46%) Cisco Certification
3 29 (8.92%) Computer Science Degree
4 23 (7.08%) CCNP
4 23 (7.08%) PMI Certification
5 21 (6.46%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
6 19 (5.85%) PMP
7 18 (5.54%) MCP
8 14 (4.31%) ISEB
9 11 (3.38%) CISSP
10 10 (3.08%) CCNA
11 7 (2.15%) MCSE
11 7 (2.15%) Microsoft Certification
12 6 (1.85%) CEH
12 6 (1.85%) CompTIA Security+
13 5 (1.54%) CISM
13 5 (1.54%) MCSA
14 4 (1.23%) ITIL Certification
14 4 (1.23%) MCITP
14 4 (1.23%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 23 (7.08%) QA
2 14 (4.31%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 13 (4.00%) SLA
4 6 (1.85%) GPG13
4 6 (1.85%) PMO
5 4 (1.23%) GDPR
5 4 (1.23%) PCI DSS
6 2 (0.62%) Cyber Essentials
6 2 (0.62%) Cyber Essentials PLUS
6 2 (0.62%) ISO 9001
7 1 (0.31%) BS7666
7 1 (0.31%) COBIT
7 1 (0.31%) ISO 22301
7 1 (0.31%) ISO/IEC 20000
7 1 (0.31%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
7 1 (0.31%) P3O
7 1 (0.31%) PMBOK
System Software
1 52 (16.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 47 (14.46%) Active Directory
3 36 (11.08%) Hyper-V
4 19 (5.85%) Virtual Machines
5 11 (3.38%) Microsoft App-V
5 11 (3.38%) VMware ESXi
5 11 (3.38%) XenApp
5 11 (3.38%) XenDesktop
6 5 (1.54%) Docker
7 4 (1.23%) vSphere
8 1 (0.31%) iptables
8 1 (0.31%) Postfix
Systems Management
1 40 (12.31%) Tivoli Storage Manager
2 26 (8.00%) SCVMM
3 11 (3.38%) Forefront Identity Manager
3 11 (3.38%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
3 11 (3.38%) Microsoft Intune
3 11 (3.38%) SCOrch
4 8 (2.46%) Puppet
5 6 (1.85%) Cisco Prime
5 6 (1.85%) Opscode Chef
6 4 (1.23%) Backup Exec
7 2 (0.62%) Cisco IPCC
7 2 (0.62%) Nagios
8 1 (0.31%) Ansible
8 1 (0.31%) Red Hat Spacewalk
8 1 (0.31%) SCOM
8 1 (0.31%) SELinux
8 1 (0.31%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
8 1 (0.31%) Tivoli
8 1 (0.31%) ZABBIX
Vendors
1 82 (25.23%) Microsoft
2 65 (20.00%) Citrix
3 64 (19.69%) VMware
4 50 (15.38%) Cisco
5 41 (12.62%) CheckPoint
6 37 (11.38%) Fortinet
7 33 (10.15%) F5
8 32 (9.85%) HP
9 29 (8.92%) BMC
9 29 (8.92%) Juniper
10 24 (7.38%) Brocade
11 23 (7.08%) NetApp
12 15 (4.62%) Dell
13 13 (4.00%) EqualLogic
14 11 (3.38%) Apple
14 11 (3.38%) NVIDIA
14 11 (3.38%) SAP
15 10 (3.08%) EMC
15 10 (3.08%) Huawei
16 9 (2.77%) CA