Period
to 20 May 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 20 May 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Line Management
England > West Midlands
6 months to
20 May 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 86 77 90
Rank change year-on-year -9 +13 +69
Permanent jobs citing Line Management 316 352 358
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands 3.37% 3.62% 2.99%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 3.76% 4.00% 3.34%
Number of salaries quoted 129 232 252
West Midlands median annual salary £49,500 £47,500 £52,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +4.21% -9.52% +10.53%
10th Percentile £32,400 £31,500 £33,545
90th Percentile £62,500 £63,750 £77,500
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 8,405 8,810 10,724
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands 89.67% 90.54% 89.62%
Number of salaries quoted 6,449 7,171 8,593
West Midlands median annual salary £42,500 £40,500 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +4.94% -4.71% +6.25%
10th Percentile £26,250 £25,750 £25,000
90th Percentile £67,500 £62,500 £65,000
England median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £48,000
% change year-on-year - +4.17% +1.05%

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 20 May 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 20 May 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 +10 206 £48,000 -6.80% 10
Coventry +13 58 £55,000 - 5
Warwickshire +4 15 £45,000 -14.29% 4
Herefordshire +29 10 £50,000 -
Worcestershire +20 8 £39,500 -34.17% 1
Solihull -7 6 £25,500 -55.65%
Wolverhampton - 4 £32,500 - 4
Staffordshire -37 3 £60,000 +50.00% 3
Shropshire +6 2 £30,000 -32.94% 6
Walsall 0 2 £45,000 -
Halesowen - 1 £47,500 -
Line Management
England

For the 6 months to 20 May 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.

1 140 (44.30%) ITIL
2 135 (42.72%) Data Centre
3 132 (41.77%) Service Delivery
4 112 (35.44%) Degree
5 94 (29.75%) Presales
6 90 (28.48%) Continuous Improvement
7 88 (27.85%) Project Management
8 77 (24.37%) Self-Motivation
9 74 (23.42%) Due Diligence
10 62 (19.62%) VMware
11 61 (19.30%) Microsoft Azure
12 60 (18.99%) Firewall
12 60 (18.99%) Citrix
13 59 (18.67%) Microsoft
14 55 (17.41%) Finance
14 55 (17.41%) Requirements Analysis
15 53 (16.77%) PRINCE2
16 52 (16.46%) Service Management
17 50 (15.82%) VMware Infrastructure
18 49 (15.51%) Amazon AWS
19 48 (15.19%) Cisco
20 47 (14.87%) CheckPoint
20 47 (14.87%) ITIL V3
21 46 (14.56%) Active Directory
21 46 (14.56%) Agile Software Development
22 44 (13.92%) Mentoring
23 42 (13.29%) Software Engineering
24 41 (12.97%) Cisco Certification
25 40 (12.66%) Fortinet
26 39 (12.34%) Computer Science

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 7 (2.22%) Apache
1 7 (2.22%) SharePoint
2 5 (1.58%) IIS
2 5 (1.58%) MS Exchange
3 4 (1.27%) Exchange Server 2010
4 2 (0.63%) CMS
4 2 (0.63%) Drupal
4 2 (0.63%) Exchange Server 2000
4 2 (0.63%) Exchange Server 2003
4 2 (0.63%) Exchange Server 2007
4 2 (0.63%) Exchange Server 2013
4 2 (0.63%) Exchange Server 5.5
4 2 (0.63%) Umbraco
5 1 (0.32%) Adobe Experience Manager
5 1 (0.32%) ArcGIS
5 1 (0.32%) Skype for Business
5 1 (0.32%) Tomcat
Applications
1 17 (5.38%) Microsoft Office
2 4 (1.27%) InVision
2 4 (1.27%) UXPin
3 3 (0.95%) Microsoft Excel
3 3 (0.95%) Microsoft Project
4 1 (0.32%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 3 (0.95%) Dynamics CRM
2 2 (0.63%) Postilion
Cloud Services
1 61 (19.30%) Microsoft Azure
2 49 (15.51%) Amazon AWS
3 37 (11.71%) SaaS
4 35 (11.08%) PaaS
5 29 (9.18%) Office 365
6 22 (6.96%) Amazon EC2
7 17 (5.38%) IaaS
8 3 (0.95%) Dynamics 365
9 2 (0.63%) Cloud Computing
9 2 (0.63%) Google Analytics
10 1 (0.32%) AWS Lambda
10 1 (0.32%) Azure Data Factory
10 1 (0.32%) Cortana Intelligence Suite
10 1 (0.32%) Google Cloud Platform
10 1 (0.32%) Serverless
Communications & Networking
1 60 (18.99%) Firewall
2 24 (7.59%) Cisco ASA
3 22 (6.96%) DHCP
3 22 (6.96%) DNS
3 22 (6.96%) VPN
4 20 (6.33%) BGP
4 20 (6.33%) Cisco Nexus
4 20 (6.33%) IPsec
4 20 (6.33%) OSPF
4 20 (6.33%) SNMP
5 19 (6.01%) FWSM
5 19 (6.01%) Software-Defined Networking
5 19 (6.01%) WAN
6 10 (3.16%) NetScaler
7 5 (1.58%) TCP/IP
8 3 (0.95%) Internet
8 3 (0.95%) iSCSI
8 3 (0.95%) LAN
8 3 (0.95%) NAS
8 3 (0.95%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (1.90%) MySQL
1 6 (1.90%) SQL Server
2 5 (1.58%) SQL Server Analysis Services
3 4 (1.27%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 2 (0.63%) Crystal Reports
4 2 (0.63%) PostgreSQL
4 2 (0.63%) Power BI
5 1 (0.32%) Big Data
5 1 (0.32%) BusinessObjects
5 1 (0.32%) BusinessObjects Business Intelligence
5 1 (0.32%) Data Lake
5 1 (0.32%) Data Warehouse
5 1 (0.32%) GIS
5 1 (0.32%) HDInsight
5 1 (0.32%) Oracle Reports
5 1 (0.32%) RDBMS
5 1 (0.32%) Relational Database
5 1 (0.32%) SAP BW
5 1 (0.32%) Spatial Data
5 1 (0.32%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 19 (6.01%) VSS/SourceSafe
2 4 (1.27%) Balsamiq Mockups
3 3 (0.95%) Git (software)
4 2 (0.63%) Jenkins
4 2 (0.63%) Subversion
5 1 (0.32%) Ant
5 1 (0.32%) Atlassian Bamboo
5 1 (0.32%) git-flow
5 1 (0.32%) LabVIEW
5 1 (0.32%) Maven
5 1 (0.32%) Visual Studio
General
1 55 (17.41%) Finance
2 23 (7.28%) Marketing
3 14 (4.43%) Publishing
4 10 (3.16%) Billing
5 6 (1.90%) Back Office
5 6 (1.90%) Legal
6 1 (0.32%) Advertising
6 1 (0.32%) Automotive
6 1 (0.32%) Brand Awareness
6 1 (0.32%) Games
6 1 (0.32%) Law
6 1 (0.32%) Local Government
6 1 (0.32%) Pharmaceutical
6 1 (0.32%) Retail
Job Titles
1 44 (13.92%) Architect
2 36 (11.39%) Technical Manager
3 33 (10.44%) Service Manager
4 32 (10.13%) Technical Services Manager
5 31 (9.81%) Technical Specialist
6 28 (8.86%) Analyst
7 23 (7.28%) IT Manager
8 22 (6.96%) Infrastructure Specialist
9 21 (6.65%) Project Manager
9 21 (6.65%) Senior Manager
9 21 (6.65%) Solutions Architect
10 19 (6.01%) Network Specialist
10 19 (6.01%) Senior Data Warehouse Specialist
10 19 (6.01%) Senior Network Specialist
11 16 (5.06%) Business Analyst
12 14 (4.43%) Senior Project Manager
13 10 (3.16%) Head of Product Management
13 10 (3.16%) Lead Business Analyst
14 9 (2.85%) Compliance Manager
14 9 (2.85%) Product Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 19 (6.01%) LDAP
2 7 (2.22%) Web Services
3 6 (1.90%) CSS
3 6 (1.90%) HTML
4 4 (1.27%) .NET
4 4 (1.27%) LAMP
5 3 (0.95%) REST
5 3 (0.95%) XML
6 2 (0.63%) ASP.NET
6 2 (0.63%) CodeIgniter
6 2 (0.63%) CSS3
6 2 (0.63%) HTML5
6 2 (0.63%) jQuery
6 2 (0.63%) Laravel
6 2 (0.63%) Symfony
6 2 (0.63%) Twitter Bootstrap
6 2 (0.63%) Velocity
7 1 (0.32%) COM
7 1 (0.32%) SOAP
7 1 (0.32%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 135 (42.72%) Data Centre
2 77 (24.37%) Self-Motivation
3 39 (12.34%) Computer Science
4 36 (11.39%) CMDB
5 34 (10.76%) Analytical Skills
6 22 (6.96%) Management Information System
7 19 (6.01%) PKI
7 19 (6.01%) Social Media
8 17 (5.38%) Public Cloud
9 8 (2.53%) N-Tier
9 8 (2.53%) User Experience
10 5 (1.58%) Client/Server
11 4 (1.27%) Data Protection Act
12 3 (0.95%) Security Operations Centre
13 2 (0.63%) Clustering
13 2 (0.63%) Fintech
13 2 (0.63%) Linux Command Line
13 2 (0.63%) Virtual Team
14 1 (0.32%) Mobile Games
14 1 (0.32%) PMI
Operating Systems
1 24 (7.59%) Windows
2 20 (6.33%) Windows Server
3 15 (4.75%) Windows Server 2012
4 12 (3.80%) Windows 10
4 12 (3.80%) Windows Server 2008
5 9 (2.85%) Linux
6 3 (0.95%) Windows Vista
7 2 (0.63%) Android
7 2 (0.63%) Apple iOS
7 2 (0.63%) CentOS
7 2 (0.63%) Unix
7 2 (0.63%) Windows 2000
7 2 (0.63%) Windows NT
7 2 (0.63%) Windows Server 2003
7 2 (0.63%) Windows XP
8 1 (0.32%) Mac OS X
8 1 (0.32%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 140 (44.30%) ITIL
2 132 (41.77%) Service Delivery
3 94 (29.75%) Presales
4 90 (28.48%) Continuous Improvement
5 88 (27.85%) Project Management
6 74 (23.42%) Due Diligence
7 55 (17.41%) Requirements Analysis
8 53 (16.77%) PRINCE2
9 52 (16.46%) Service Management
10 47 (14.87%) ITIL V3
11 46 (14.56%) Agile Software Development
12 44 (13.92%) Mentoring
13 42 (13.29%) Software Engineering
14 39 (12.34%) Change Management
14 39 (12.34%) Matrix Management
15 29 (9.18%) IT Strategy
15 29 (9.18%) Validation
16 27 (8.54%) Information Security
17 24 (7.59%) CRM
18 23 (7.28%) Scrum
Programming Languages
1 18 (5.70%) Java
2 14 (4.43%) JavaScript
3 11 (3.48%) SQL
4 7 (2.22%) C#
5 5 (1.58%) Scala
6 4 (1.27%) PHP
7 3 (0.95%) Shell Script
8 1 (0.32%) C
8 1 (0.32%) Python
8 1 (0.32%) U-SQL
Qualifications
1 112 (35.44%) Degree
2 41 (12.97%) Cisco Certification
3 39 (12.34%) Computer Science Degree
4 34 (10.76%) PMI Certification
5 33 (10.44%) PMP
6 32 (10.13%) CCNP
7 25 (7.91%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
8 22 (6.96%) ISEB
8 22 (6.96%) MCP
9 19 (6.01%) CISSP
10 16 (5.06%) Security Cleared
11 14 (4.43%) SC Cleared
12 11 (3.48%) MCSE
12 11 (3.48%) Microsoft Certification
13 10 (3.16%) CEH
13 10 (3.16%) CompTIA Security+
14 9 (2.85%) CCNA
14 9 (2.85%) CISM
15 8 (2.53%) Citrix Certification
16 7 (2.22%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 27 (8.54%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 11 (3.48%) QA
2 11 (3.48%) SLA
3 10 (3.16%) GPG13
3 10 (3.16%) PCI DSS
4 8 (2.53%) PMO
5 7 (2.22%) GDPR
6 5 (1.58%) Cyber Essentials
7 4 (1.27%) Cyber Essentials PLUS
8 3 (0.95%) COBIT
9 1 (0.32%) BS7666
9 1 (0.32%) GCP
9 1 (0.32%) ISO/IEC 20000
9 1 (0.32%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
9 1 (0.32%) PMBOK
System Software
1 50 (15.82%) VMware Infrastructure
2 46 (14.56%) Active Directory
3 23 (7.28%) Virtual Machines
4 22 (6.96%) Hyper-V
5 10 (3.16%) Microsoft App-V
5 10 (3.16%) VMware ESXi
5 10 (3.16%) XenApp
5 10 (3.16%) XenDesktop
6 5 (1.58%) vSphere
7 2 (0.63%) iptables
7 2 (0.63%) Postfix
8 1 (0.32%) Docker
Systems Management
1 34 (10.76%) Tivoli Storage Manager
2 30 (9.49%) SCVMM
3 10 (3.16%) Forefront Identity Manager
3 10 (3.16%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
3 10 (3.16%) Microsoft Intune
3 10 (3.16%) SCOrch
4 4 (1.27%) Backup Exec
5 3 (0.95%) Nagios
5 3 (0.95%) Puppet
6 2 (0.63%) McAfee ePO
6 2 (0.63%) NetVault Backup
6 2 (0.63%) Opscode Chef
6 2 (0.63%) Red Hat Spacewalk
6 2 (0.63%) SELinux
6 2 (0.63%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
7 1 (0.32%) Ansible
7 1 (0.32%) Cisco Prime
7 1 (0.32%) HP ALM
7 1 (0.32%) Terraform
7 1 (0.32%) Tivoli
Vendors
1 62 (19.62%) VMware
2 60 (18.99%) Citrix
3 59 (18.67%) Microsoft
4 48 (15.19%) Cisco
5 47 (14.87%) CheckPoint
6 40 (12.66%) Fortinet
7 38 (12.03%) Juniper
8 37 (11.71%) F5
9 32 (10.13%) BMC
10 26 (8.23%) HP
11 19 (6.01%) CA
12 18 (5.70%) Brocade
13 15 (4.75%) NetApp
14 14 (4.43%) EMC
15 11 (3.48%) ServiceNow
16 10 (3.16%) Apple
16 10 (3.16%) NVIDIA
17 9 (2.85%) Huawei
18 5 (1.58%) Dell
19 4 (1.27%) Veritas