Period
to 21 January 2018

The median annual salary for a Senior Manager was £57,500 in advertised job vacancies in the West Midlands during the 6 months to 21 January 2018.

The first table below provides salary benchmarking and summary statistics including a comparison to same period in the previous 2 years.

Senior Manager
England > West Midlands
6 months to
21 Jan 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 194 162 202
Rank change year-on-year -32 +40 -28
Permanent jobs requiring a Senior Manager 120 169 117
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands 1.24% 1.62% 1.12%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.28% 1.67% 1.15%
Number of salaries quoted 93 126 97
West Midlands median annual salary £57,500 £57,500 £57,500
10th Percentile £42,500 £45,000 £43,750
90th Percentile £87,500 £81,250 £74,350
England median annual salary £67,500 £65,000 £65,000
% change year-on-year +3.85% - +1.56%

The following table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the West Midlands. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title that can be normalized. As such, the figures in the second row provide an indication of the number of permanent jobs in our overall sample.

All Permanent IT Job Vacancies
West Midlands
Permanent vacancies in the West Midlands with a recognized job title 9,371 10,101 10,133
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 96.71% 96.89% 97.05%
Number of salaries quoted 7,464 8,024 8,488
West Midlands median annual salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
10th Percentile £23,750 £23,750 £24,750
90th Percentile £65,000 £62,500 £62,500
England median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £47,500
% change year-on-year +5.26% - +5.56%

Senior Manager
Job Vacancy Trend in the West Midlands

Job postings that featured Senior Manager in the job title as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands.

Job vacancy trend for Senior Manager in the West Midlands

Senior Manager
Salary Trend in the West Midlands

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Senior Manager in the West Midlands.

Salary trend for Senior Manager in the West Midlands

Senior Manager
Salary Histogram in the West Midlands

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Senior Manager in the West Midlands over the 6 months to 21 January 2018.

Salary histogram for Senior Manager in the West Midlands

Senior Manager
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 Senior Manager within the West Midlands region over the 6 months to 21 January 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 -35 44 £60,000 +4.35% 5
Coventry +31 40 £60,000 -7.34%
Warwickshire +10 16 £50,000 -
Solihull -10 8 £55,000 +4.76%
Staffordshire +6 7 £60,000 -17.24% 1
Herefordshire - 2 £50,000 - 1
Shropshire - 2 £42,500 -
Walsall +1 1 - -
Worcestershire -2 1 £52,500 -12.50%
Senior Manager
England

Senior Manager Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 21 January 2018, Senior Manager job roles required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the West Midlands region featuring Senior Manager in the job title.

1 58 (48.33%) Project Management
2 49 (40.83%) Finance
3 46 (38.33%) Agile Software Development
4 38 (31.67%) PRINCE2
5 27 (22.50%) Retail
6 25 (20.83%) Manufacturing
7 24 (20.00%) Data Centre
8 23 (19.17%) SaaS
9 22 (18.33%) ITIL
10 17 (14.17%) Line Management
11 16 (13.33%) Stakeholder Management
12 15 (12.50%) Matrix Organization
13 14 (11.67%) APMP
13 14 (11.67%) Degree
14 13 (10.83%) Project Planning
14 13 (10.83%) Knowledge Management
14 13 (10.83%) Telecoms
14 13 (10.83%) Windows
14 13 (10.83%) Microsoft
15 12 (10.00%) Active Directory
16 11 (9.17%) Waterfall
17 10 (8.33%) Transition Management
17 10 (8.33%) DevOps
17 10 (8.33%) Analytical Skills
17 10 (8.33%) Cisco
18 9 (7.50%) Programme Management
19 8 (6.67%) DHCP
19 8 (6.67%) DNS
19 8 (6.67%) ISEB
19 8 (6.67%) Cisco Certification

Senior Manager Skill Set
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 (3.33%) MS Exchange
2 3 (2.50%) BizTalk Server
2 3 (2.50%) SharePoint
2 3 (2.50%) SharePoint Server
3 2 (1.67%) Confluence
4 1 (0.83%) ColdFusion
4 1 (0.83%) Exchange Server 2000
4 1 (0.83%) Exchange Server 2003
4 1 (0.83%) Exchange Server 2007
4 1 (0.83%) Exchange Server 2010
4 1 (0.83%) Exchange Server 2013
4 1 (0.83%) Exchange Server 5.5
Applications
1 4 (3.33%) Microsoft Office
2 3 (2.50%) Microsoft Project
Business Applications
1 1 (0.83%) Maximo
Cloud Services
1 23 (19.17%) SaaS
2 3 (2.50%) Microsoft Azure
3 2 (1.67%) Amazon AWS
4 1 (0.83%) Cloud Computing
4 1 (0.83%) IaaS
4 1 (0.83%) Office 365
4 1 (0.83%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 8 (6.67%) DHCP
1 8 (6.67%) DNS
2 7 (5.83%) BGP
2 7 (5.83%) DMVPN
2 7 (5.83%) EIGRP
2 7 (5.83%) HSRP
2 7 (5.83%) Internet
2 7 (5.83%) ISDN
2 7 (5.83%) OSPF
2 7 (5.83%) RTCP
2 7 (5.83%) RTP
2 7 (5.83%) SSL
2 7 (5.83%) Unified Communications
2 7 (5.83%) VoIP
2 7 (5.83%) VPN
2 7 (5.83%) Wireless
3 2 (1.67%) SMS
4 1 (0.83%) Firewall
4 1 (0.83%) H.323
4 1 (0.83%) MGCP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (2.50%) SQL Server
2 1 (0.83%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 3 (2.50%) JIRA
General
1 49 (40.83%) Finance
2 27 (22.50%) Retail
3 25 (20.83%) Manufacturing
4 13 (10.83%) Telecoms
5 6 (5.00%) Law
6 4 (3.33%) Banking
7 3 (2.50%) Marketing
8 2 (1.67%) Back Office
9 1 (0.83%) Automotive
9 1 (0.83%) Retail Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (2.50%) .NET
2 1 (0.83%) Laravel
Miscellaneous
1 24 (20.00%) Data Centre
2 10 (8.33%) Analytical Skills
3 8 (6.67%) FMCG
4 7 (5.83%) Algorithms
5 3 (2.50%) BYOD
6 2 (1.67%) Computer Science
6 2 (1.67%) Enterprise Software
7 1 (0.83%) Clustering
7 1 (0.83%) EPoS
7 1 (0.83%) Fintech
7 1 (0.83%) PMI
7 1 (0.83%) Private Cloud
7 1 (0.83%) Robotics
7 1 (0.83%) User Experience
7 1 (0.83%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 13 (10.83%) Windows
2 2 (1.67%) Windows Server
2 2 (1.67%) Windows Server 2012
3 1 (0.83%) Linux
3 1 (0.83%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 1 (0.83%) Windows 10
3 1 (0.83%) Windows 2000
3 1 (0.83%) Windows NT
3 1 (0.83%) Windows Server 2003
3 1 (0.83%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 58 (48.33%) Project Management
2 46 (38.33%) Agile Software Development
3 38 (31.67%) PRINCE2
4 22 (18.33%) ITIL
5 17 (14.17%) Line Management
6 16 (13.33%) Stakeholder Management
7 15 (12.50%) Matrix Organization
8 13 (10.83%) Knowledge Management
8 13 (10.83%) Project Planning
9 11 (9.17%) Waterfall
10 10 (8.33%) DevOps
10 10 (8.33%) Transition Management
11 9 (7.50%) Programme Management
12 8 (6.67%) Mentoring
12 8 (6.67%) Service Management
13 7 (5.83%) Business Development
13 7 (5.83%) Capacity Planning
13 7 (5.83%) Disaster Recovery
13 7 (5.83%) Network Optimisation
14 6 (5.00%) ITSM
Programming Languages
1 1 (0.83%) C
1 1 (0.83%) PHP
Qualifications
1 14 (11.67%) APMP
1 14 (11.67%) Degree
2 8 (6.67%) Cisco Certification
2 8 (6.67%) ISEB
3 7 (5.83%) CCNA
3 7 (5.83%) CCNP
4 6 (5.00%) ITIL Certification
5 2 (1.67%) ISEB Practitioner
6 1 (0.83%) CCIE
6 1 (0.83%) DBS Check
6 1 (0.83%) PMI Certification
6 1 (0.83%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (2.50%) PCI DSS
2 1 (0.83%) PMO
2 1 (0.83%) SLA
System Software
1 12 (10.00%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 7 (5.83%) Cisco CUCM
1 7 (5.83%) Cisco UCCE
1 7 (5.83%) Cisco UCCX
Vendors
1 13 (10.83%) Microsoft
2 10 (8.33%) Cisco
3 3 (2.50%) Capita
4 2 (1.67%) Salesforce.com
5 1 (0.83%) HP
5 1 (0.83%) Intel
5 1 (0.83%) Red Hat
5 1 (0.83%) VMware