Period
to 21 February 2020

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 21 February 2020 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Line Management
England > West Midlands
6 months to
21 Feb 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 110 69 89
Rank change year-on-year -41 +20 -20
Permanent jobs citing Line Management 161 326 331
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands 2.47% 4.10% 3.36%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.72% 4.46% 3.69%
Number of salaries quoted 126 190 152
West Midlands median annual salary £57,500 £42,500 £48,250
Median salary % change year-on-year +35.29% -11.92% -3.50%
10th Percentile £36,750 £20,000 £31,375
90th Percentile £77,500 £77,500 £71,775
England median annual salary £60,000 £57,500 £55,000
% change year-on-year +4.35% +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 5,921 7,312 8,963
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands 90.81% 91.99% 90.88%
Number of salaries quoted 4,847 5,459 7,017
West Midlands median annual salary £47,250 £45,000 £42,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.00% +7.14% +3.70%
10th Percentile £27,500 £26,250 £25,000
90th Percentile £72,500 £70,000 £67,350
England median annual salary £55,000 £52,500 £50,000
% change year-on-year +4.76% +5.00% -

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 21 February 2020.

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 21 February 2020. 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 -24 71 £67,500 +8.00% 14
Solihull +33 44 £57,500 +7.48% 5
Warwickshire -24 13 £48,250 +13.53% 1
Coventry -28 10 £40,000 +100.00% 2
Herefordshire +4 8 £52,500 +5.00%
Worcestershire -3 7 £47,500 +18.75% 3
Shropshire +22 4 £40,000 -27.27% 2
Staffordshire -18 3 £56,000 +24.44% 4
Walsall - 1 £47,500 -
Line Management
England

For the 6 months to 21 February 2020, 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 48 (29.81%) Microsoft
2 45 (27.95%) ITIL
2 45 (27.95%) Agile Software Development
3 40 (24.84%) Project Management
4 39 (24.22%) Windows
4 39 (24.22%) Azure
5 36 (22.36%) Problem-Solving
6 33 (20.50%) SQL
7 32 (19.88%) VMware
8 31 (19.25%) VMware Infrastructure
9 30 (18.63%) Office 365
9 30 (18.63%) Finance
10 29 (18.01%) Hyper-V
10 29 (18.01%) Project Delivery
11 28 (17.39%) PRINCE2
12 26 (16.15%) Management Information System
12 26 (16.15%) Process Improvement
13 24 (14.91%) Decision-Making
14 22 (13.66%) AWS
15 21 (13.04%) Self-Motivation
15 21 (13.04%) Matrix Management
15 21 (13.04%) Service Management
16 19 (11.80%) Service Delivery
16 19 (11.80%) Web Services
16 19 (11.80%) Migration
16 19 (11.80%) Presales
17 17 (10.56%) Problem Management
17 17 (10.56%) Active Directory
17 17 (10.56%) Change Management
18 16 (9.94%) Azure Active Directory

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 11 (6.83%) SharePoint
2 7 (4.35%) MS Exchange
3 5 (3.11%) Exchange Server 2013
4 2 (1.24%) IIS
4 2 (1.24%) Jupyter
4 2 (1.24%) Skype for Business
5 1 (0.62%) Apache Pig
5 1 (0.62%) BizTalk Server
5 1 (0.62%) CMS
5 1 (0.62%) Confluence
5 1 (0.62%) SAS
5 1 (0.62%) Tomcat
5 1 (0.62%) WebSphere
5 1 (0.62%) WebSphere Application Server
Applications
1 13 (8.07%) Microsoft Office
2 6 (3.73%) Microsoft Project
3 4 (2.48%) Microsoft Excel
4 2 (1.24%) Chatbot
5 1 (0.62%) Open Workbench
Business Applications
1 6 (3.73%) Dynamics NAV
1 6 (3.73%) Primavera
2 2 (1.24%) SAP HCM
2 2 (1.24%) SAP Payroll
2 2 (1.24%) SAP S/4HANA
Cloud Services
1 39 (24.22%) Azure
2 30 (18.63%) Office 365
3 22 (13.66%) AWS
4 16 (9.94%) Azure Active Directory
4 16 (9.94%) Cloud Computing
5 15 (9.32%) Power Platform
6 14 (8.70%) Amazon CloudWatch
6 14 (8.70%) Amazon EC2
6 14 (8.70%) Amazon ECS
6 14 (8.70%) Amazon S3
6 14 (8.70%) AWS CloudFormation
6 14 (8.70%) Virtual Private Cloud
7 10 (6.21%) PaaS
8 9 (5.59%) Dynamics 365
8 9 (5.59%) IaaS
9 3 (1.86%) GitHub
9 3 (1.86%) PowerApps
9 3 (1.86%) SuccessFactors
10 2 (1.24%) Azure Data Factory
10 2 (1.24%) Serverless
Communications & Networking
1 15 (9.32%) Firewall
2 5 (3.11%) iSCSI
2 5 (3.11%) VPN
3 4 (2.48%) Internet
4 3 (1.86%) DHCP
4 3 (1.86%) DNS
5 2 (1.24%) Cisco ASA
5 2 (1.24%) Skype
5 2 (1.24%) SMS
5 2 (1.24%) Unified Communications
5 2 (1.24%) Wi-Fi
6 1 (0.62%) Extranet
6 1 (0.62%) GSM
6 1 (0.62%) LAN
6 1 (0.62%) SAN
6 1 (0.62%) SDH
6 1 (0.62%) WAN
6 1 (0.62%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 16 (9.94%) Azure SQL Database
2 15 (9.32%) Amazon DynamoDB
3 14 (8.70%) Amazon RDS
4 12 (7.45%) Power BI
5 9 (5.59%) SQL Server
6 8 (4.97%) Data Warehouse
7 4 (2.48%) Big Data
7 4 (2.48%) BusinessObjects
7 4 (2.48%) BusinessObjects Business Intelligence
7 4 (2.48%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 3 (1.86%) MySQL
8 3 (1.86%) SQL Server Analysis Services
8 3 (1.86%) SQL Server Integration Services
9 2 (1.24%) SAP HANA
10 1 (0.62%) Apache Hive
10 1 (0.62%) Data Mart
10 1 (0.62%) DB2
10 1 (0.62%) Hadoop
10 1 (0.62%) Qlik Sense
10 1 (0.62%) QlikView
Development Applications
1 3 (1.86%) Bitbucket
1 3 (1.86%) Jenkins
1 3 (1.86%) JIRA
2 2 (1.24%) Appium
2 2 (1.24%) Cucumber
2 2 (1.24%) Git (software)
2 2 (1.24%) JUnit
2 2 (1.24%) NUnit
2 2 (1.24%) Selenium
2 2 (1.24%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
2 2 (1.24%) Team Foundation Server
2 2 (1.24%) TestNG
2 2 (1.24%) WebDriver
3 1 (0.62%) SoapUI
3 1 (0.62%) Subversion
3 1 (0.62%) Visual Studio
3 1 (0.62%) Visual Studio Team System
General
1 30 (18.63%) Finance
2 16 (9.94%) Public Sector
3 11 (6.83%) Games
3 11 (6.83%) Telecoms
4 7 (4.35%) Marketing
5 4 (2.48%) Legal
5 4 (2.48%) Manufacturing
6 1 (0.62%) Police
6 1 (0.62%) Retail
Job Titles
1 24 (14.91%) Analyst
1 24 (14.91%) Delivery Manager
2 15 (9.32%) Architect
3 14 (8.70%) Solutions Architect
4 13 (8.07%) Project Manager
5 11 (6.83%) Infrastructure Support
5 11 (6.83%) Technical Delivery Manager
5 11 (6.83%) Technical Manager
6 10 (6.21%) Cloud Architect
6 10 (6.21%) Cloud Solutions Architect
6 10 (6.21%) Infrastructure Manager
7 8 (4.97%) Support Analyst
7 8 (4.97%) Technical Leader
8 7 (4.35%) Business Analyst
8 7 (4.35%) Development Manager
8 7 (4.35%) Infrastructure Delivery Manager
8 7 (4.35%) Senior Manager
8 7 (4.35%) Service Manager
9 6 (3.73%) Applications Support
9 6 (3.73%) Infrastructure Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 19 (11.80%) Web Services
2 7 (4.35%) .NET
3 4 (2.48%) JSON
3 4 (2.48%) Middleware
3 4 (2.48%) REST
3 4 (2.48%) SOAP
4 3 (1.86%) Spring
4 3 (1.86%) XML
5 2 (1.24%) .NET Core
5 2 (1.24%) ASP.NET Web Forms
5 2 (1.24%) Node.js
5 2 (1.24%) SAML
5 2 (1.24%) scikit-learn
6 1 (0.62%) AngularJS
6 1 (0.62%) Apache Flex
6 1 (0.62%) IBM Integration Bus
6 1 (0.62%) LESS
6 1 (0.62%) React
6 1 (0.62%) Sass
6 1 (0.62%) WebSphere MQ
Miscellaneous
1 26 (16.15%) Management Information System
2 21 (13.04%) Self-Motivation
3 15 (9.32%) Data Centre
3 15 (9.32%) Enterprise Storage
4 14 (8.70%) Hybrid Cloud
4 14 (8.70%) Private Cloud
4 14 (8.70%) Public Cloud
5 12 (7.45%) Driving Licence
6 6 (3.73%) Analytical Skills
6 6 (3.73%) Mobile App
7 4 (2.48%) User Experience
8 3 (1.86%) Enterprise Software
8 3 (1.86%) Virtual Team
9 2 (1.24%) Data Structures
9 2 (1.24%) Internet of Things
10 1 (0.62%) CCTV
10 1 (0.62%) Data Protection Act
10 1 (0.62%) Handset
10 1 (0.62%) Smartphone
10 1 (0.62%) Social Media
Operating Systems
1 39 (24.22%) Windows
2 6 (3.73%) Windows Server
3 4 (2.48%) Linux
3 4 (2.48%) Windows 10
4 1 (0.62%) SUSE
4 1 (0.62%) Unix
4 1 (0.62%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 45 (27.95%) Agile Software Development
1 45 (27.95%) ITIL
2 40 (24.84%) Project Management
3 36 (22.36%) Problem-Solving
4 29 (18.01%) Project Delivery
5 28 (17.39%) PRINCE2
6 26 (16.15%) Process Improvement
7 24 (14.91%) Decision-Making
8 21 (13.04%) Matrix Management
8 21 (13.04%) Service Management
9 19 (11.80%) Migration
9 19 (11.80%) Presales
9 19 (11.80%) Service Delivery
10 17 (10.56%) Change Management
10 17 (10.56%) Problem Management
11 16 (9.94%) Coaching
12 15 (9.32%) Information Security
12 15 (9.32%) ITIL V3
12 15 (9.32%) Technology Roadmap
13 14 (8.70%) Technical Architecture
Programming Languages
1 33 (20.50%) SQL
2 10 (6.21%) C#
3 9 (5.59%) C
4 8 (4.97%) PowerShell
5 4 (2.48%) Java
5 4 (2.48%) Python
6 2 (1.24%) Bash Shell
6 2 (1.24%) VB
6 2 (1.24%) VBScript
7 1 (0.62%) Data Analysis Expressions (DAX)
7 1 (0.62%) JavaScript
7 1 (0.62%) Jython
7 1 (0.62%) PHP
7 1 (0.62%) PL/SQL
7 1 (0.62%) R
Qualifications
1 11 (6.83%) ITIL Certification
2 7 (4.35%) Security Cleared
3 5 (3.11%) ISEB
4 4 (2.48%) APMP
4 4 (2.48%) Degree
5 2 (1.24%) CCNP
5 2 (1.24%) CESG Certified Professional
5 2 (1.24%) Cisco Certification
5 2 (1.24%) CISM
5 2 (1.24%) CISSP
5 2 (1.24%) ISTQB
5 2 (1.24%) SAP Certification
6 1 (0.62%) CCA
6 1 (0.62%) Citrix Certification
6 1 (0.62%) Computer Science Degree
6 1 (0.62%) Master's Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (4.35%) BS25999
2 6 (3.73%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 6 (3.73%) SLA
3 5 (3.11%) ISO/IEC 20000
4 4 (2.48%) ISO 9000
4 4 (2.48%) PMO
5 3 (1.86%) Data Quality
5 3 (1.86%) QA
6 2 (1.24%) GDPR
7 1 (0.62%) Cyber Essentials
7 1 (0.62%) ISO 14001
7 1 (0.62%) ISO 9001
7 1 (0.62%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 31 (19.25%) VMware Infrastructure
2 29 (18.01%) Hyper-V
3 17 (10.56%) Active Directory
4 14 (8.70%) Virtual Machines
5 8 (4.97%) XenDesktop
6 5 (3.11%) BitLocker
6 5 (3.11%) NFS
6 5 (3.11%) XenApp
7 3 (1.86%) Microsoft Virtual Server
7 3 (1.86%) Virtual Servers
8 1 (0.62%) Firmware
Systems Management
1 5 (3.11%) Backup Exec
2 3 (1.86%) Microsoft Intune
3 2 (1.24%) FortiGate
3 2 (1.24%) Kubernetes
3 2 (1.24%) McAfee ePO
3 2 (1.24%) Opscode Chef
3 2 (1.24%) Puppet
3 2 (1.24%) SCCM
3 2 (1.24%) Terraform
4 1 (0.62%) AirWatch
4 1 (0.62%) Norton AntiVirus
Vendors
1 48 (29.81%) Microsoft
2 32 (19.88%) VMware
3 10 (6.21%) NetApp
3 10 (6.21%) SAP
4 9 (5.59%) Dell
5 8 (4.97%) Citrix
5 8 (4.97%) EqualLogic
6 6 (3.73%) Oracle
6 6 (3.73%) Remedy
7 5 (3.11%) Sophos
7 5 (3.11%) Veeam
8 4 (2.48%) Sony
9 2 (1.24%) Avaya
9 2 (1.24%) Blue Prism
9 2 (1.24%) CheckPoint
9 2 (1.24%) Cisco
9 2 (1.24%) Facebook
9 2 (1.24%) IBM
9 2 (1.24%) McAfee
9 2 (1.24%) Salesforce.com