Period
to 27 January 2020

The median annual salary for a Team Leader was £50,000 in advertised job vacancies in the West Midlands during the 6 months to 27 January 2020.

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

Team Lead
England > West Midlands
6 months to
27 Jan 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 174 129 202
Rank change year-on-year -45 +73 -1
Permanent jobs requiring a Team Leader 75 171 120
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands 1.12% 2.21% 1.23%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.16% 2.31% 1.27%
Number of salaries quoted 57 128 117
West Midlands median annual salary £50,000 £45,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +11.11% - +2.27%
10th Percentile £32,000 £36,175 £25,500
90th Percentile £62,000 £57,875 £57,500
England median annual salary £55,000 £55,000 £55,000

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 6,441 7,409 9,440
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 96.01% 95.66% 96.69%
Number of salaries quoted 5,364 5,617 7,506
West Midlands median annual salary £45,000 £44,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +2.27% +10.00% -
10th Percentile £26,250 £25,500 £23,750
90th Percentile £71,942 £69,433 £65,000
England median annual salary £52,500 £51,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year +2.94% +2.00% +5.26%

Team Leader
Job Vacancy Trend in the West Midlands

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

Job vacancy trend for Team Leader in the West Midlands

Team Leader
Salary Trend in the West Midlands

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

Salary trend for Team Leader in the West Midlands

Team Leader
Salary Histogram in the West Midlands

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Team Leader in the West Midlands over the 6 months to 27 January 2020.

Salary histogram for Team Leader in the West Midlands

Team Leader
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 Team Leader within the West Midlands region over the 6 months to 27 January 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 +35 32 £50,000 +17.65% 6
Solihull +9 25 £52,368 +16.37%
Warwickshire -17 5 £52,500 -2.33% 1
Staffordshire -2 4 £50,500 -3.81% 4
Shropshire +8 3 £27,500 -23.61% 2
Wolverhampton -1 2 £55,000 +3.29%
Coventry -13 2 - -
Team Leader
England

Team Leader Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 27 January 2020, Team Leader job roles required the following IT 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 featuring Team Leader in the job title.

1 25 (33.33%) Mentoring
2 23 (30.67%) Cisco
3 22 (29.33%) ITIL
4 17 (22.67%) Microsoft
5 16 (21.33%) Technical Leadership
6 15 (20.00%) Windows
6 15 (20.00%) Change Management
6 15 (20.00%) Firewall
7 14 (18.67%) LAN
7 14 (18.67%) WAN
8 13 (17.33%) Problem-Solving
9 12 (16.00%) Continuous Improvement
9 12 (16.00%) Office 365
9 12 (16.00%) Active Directory
10 11 (14.67%) Network Security
10 11 (14.67%) Network Design
10 11 (14.67%) Service Delivery
10 11 (14.67%) Data Centre
10 11 (14.67%) Infrastructure Engineering
11 10 (13.33%) Azure
11 10 (13.33%) Finance
11 10 (13.33%) Juniper
11 10 (13.33%) CheckPoint
11 10 (13.33%) Microsoft Office
12 9 (12.00%) SLA
12 9 (12.00%) Mitel
12 9 (12.00%) Capacity Planning
12 9 (12.00%) Root Cause Analysis
12 9 (12.00%) Capacity Management
13 8 (10.67%) Cisco ASA

Team Leader 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 7 (9.33%) MS Exchange
2 2 (2.67%) SharePoint
2 2 (2.67%) Skype for Business
3 1 (1.33%) WebLogic
Applications
1 10 (13.33%) Microsoft Office
2 4 (5.33%) Microsoft Excel
3 2 (2.67%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 3 (4.00%) SAP CO
1 3 (4.00%) SAP FI
1 3 (4.00%) SAP FI/CO
1 3 (4.00%) SAP MM
1 3 (4.00%) SAP S/4HANA
1 3 (4.00%) SAP SD
Cloud Services
1 12 (16.00%) Office 365
2 10 (13.33%) Azure
3 3 (4.00%) AWS
3 3 (4.00%) SaaS
4 2 (2.67%) OneDrive
4 2 (2.67%) Power Platform
4 2 (2.67%) PowerApps
4 2 (2.67%) SuccessFactors
4 2 (2.67%) Yammer
5 1 (1.33%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 15 (20.00%) Firewall
2 14 (18.67%) LAN
2 14 (18.67%) WAN
3 11 (14.67%) Network Security
4 8 (10.67%) Cisco ASA
5 7 (9.33%) Wireless
6 6 (8.00%) Cisco Nexus
6 6 (8.00%) DHCP
6 6 (8.00%) DNS
7 4 (5.33%) Skype
8 3 (4.00%) TCP/IP
8 3 (4.00%) VoIP
9 2 (2.67%) Internet
9 2 (2.67%) SAN
10 1 (1.33%) Cisco IOS
10 1 (1.33%) PBX
10 1 (1.33%) VLAN
10 1 (1.33%) VPN
10 1 (1.33%) Wi-Fi
10 1 (1.33%) WLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (5.33%) SQL Server
2 1 (1.33%) Data Warehouse
Development Applications
1 2 (2.67%) Rational DOORS
1 2 (2.67%) Rational Team Concert
2 1 (1.33%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 10 (13.33%) Finance
2 3 (4.00%) Back Office
3 1 (1.33%) Police
3 1 (1.33%) Public Sector
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (5.33%) .NET
2 3 (4.00%) SAP Basis
3 1 (1.33%) ASP.NET
3 1 (1.33%) ATL
3 1 (1.33%) WinForms
Miscellaneous
1 11 (14.67%) Data Centre
2 5 (6.67%) Analytical Skills
3 4 (5.33%) Driving Licence
4 2 (2.67%) Management Information System
4 2 (2.67%) Self-Motivation
4 2 (2.67%) Social Media
5 1 (1.33%) Data Structures
5 1 (1.33%) Enterprise Software
5 1 (1.33%) N-Tier
5 1 (1.33%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 15 (20.00%) Windows
2 7 (9.33%) Windows Server
3 3 (4.00%) Linux
3 3 (4.00%) Windows 10
3 3 (4.00%) Windows 7
4 2 (2.67%) Windows Server 2012
5 1 (1.33%) AIX
5 1 (1.33%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 1 (1.33%) Unix
5 1 (1.33%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 25 (33.33%) Mentoring
2 22 (29.33%) ITIL
3 16 (21.33%) Technical Leadership
4 15 (20.00%) Change Management
5 13 (17.33%) Problem-Solving
6 12 (16.00%) Continuous Improvement
7 11 (14.67%) Infrastructure Engineering
7 11 (14.67%) Network Design
7 11 (14.67%) Service Delivery
8 9 (12.00%) Capacity Management
8 9 (12.00%) Capacity Planning
8 9 (12.00%) Root Cause Analysis
9 8 (10.67%) Network Architecture
9 8 (10.67%) Problem Management
10 7 (9.33%) Coaching
11 6 (8.00%) Customer Requirements
11 6 (8.00%) Project Management
12 5 (6.67%) Service Management
12 5 (6.67%) Stakeholder Management
13 4 (5.33%) Ticket Management
Programming Languages
1 8 (10.67%) SQL
2 5 (6.67%) C#
3 2 (2.67%) JavaScript
4 1 (1.33%) PowerShell
4 1 (1.33%) T-SQL
4 1 (1.33%) VB.NET
4 1 (1.33%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 8 (10.67%) CCDA
1 8 (10.67%) CCDP
1 8 (10.67%) CCNA
1 8 (10.67%) CCNP
1 8 (10.67%) Cisco Certification
2 3 (4.00%) Microsoft Certification
3 2 (2.67%) MCSE
3 2 (2.67%) Security Cleared
3 2 (2.67%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
4 1 (1.33%) DBS Check
4 1 (1.33%) DV Cleared
4 1 (1.33%) MCITP
4 1 (1.33%) MCSA
4 1 (1.33%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (12.00%) SLA
2 2 (2.67%) PMO
3 1 (1.33%) Cyber Essentials
3 1 (1.33%) Cyber Essentials PLUS
3 1 (1.33%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 12 (16.00%) Active Directory
2 4 (5.33%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (2.67%) Hyper-V
4 1 (1.33%) Virtual Servers
Systems Management
1 6 (8.00%) Cisco IPCC
2 3 (4.00%) SCCM
3 1 (1.33%) Backup Exec
3 1 (1.33%) SCOM
3 1 (1.33%) Single Sign-On
Vendors
1 23 (30.67%) Cisco
2 17 (22.67%) Microsoft
3 10 (13.33%) CheckPoint
3 10 (13.33%) Juniper
4 9 (12.00%) Mitel
5 8 (10.67%) Avaya
5 8 (10.67%) VMware
6 6 (8.00%) SAP
7 5 (6.67%) Meraki
8 4 (5.33%) HP
8 4 (5.33%) ServiceNow
9 3 (4.00%) Dynatrace
9 3 (4.00%) New Relic
9 3 (4.00%) Palo Alto
9 3 (4.00%) Remedy
9 3 (4.00%) SolarWinds
10 2 (2.67%) Aruba
10 2 (2.67%) Concur
10 2 (2.67%) Fortinet
10 2 (2.67%) IBM