The median annual salary for a Technical Leader was £35,912 in advertised job vacancies in the West Midlands during the 3 months to 25 June 2017.

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

Technical Lead
England / West Midlands
3 months to
25 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 202 185 179
Rank change year-on-year -17 -6  
Permanent jobs requiring a Technical Leader 31 60 44
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands 0.61% 0.98% 0.77%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.63% 1.02% 0.79%
Number of salaries quoted 14 48 43
Median salary £35,912 £47,750 £54,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -24.79% -11.57%  
90% offered a salary of more than £26,500 £39,797 £38,400
10% offered a salary of more than £90,000 £63,250 £70,000
UK excluding London median salary £55,000 £52,500 £51,500
% change year-on-year +4.76% +1.94%  

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

IT Job Roles
West Midlands
Permanent job vacancies with a job title containing a recognized job role 4939 5871 5538
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the West Midlands 96.92% 96.31% 96.84%
Number of salaries quoted 4185 4610 4614
Median salary £40,000 £38,750 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +3.22% -3.12%  
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £24,500 £24,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £60,000 £60,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year +2.40% +3.75%  

Technical Leader
Job Vacancy Trend in the West Midlands

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in the West Midlands that featured Technical Leader in the job title.

Job vacancy trend for Technical Leader in the West Midlands

Technical Leader
Salary Trend in the West Midlands

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

Salary trend for Technical Leader in the West Midlands

Technical Leader
Salary Histogram in the West Midlands

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Technical Leader in the West Midlands over the 3 months to 25 June 2017.

Salary histogram for Technical Leader in the West Midlands

Technical 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 Technical Leader within the West Midlands region over the 3 months to 25 June 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Birmingham +10 23 £70,750 +34.76% 2
Shropshire 0 4 £26,500 -39.42%
Coventry -4 2 - -
Staffordshire +6 1 £32,500 -32.29%
Warwickshire +3 1 £32,500 -32.64%
Technical Leader
England

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

For the 6 months to 25 June 2017, Technical Leader 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 Technical Leader in the job title.

1 27 (52.94%) ITIL
2 26 (50.98%) Microsoft
3 23 (45.10%) Data Centre
4 19 (37.25%) Windows
5 17 (33.33%) Change Management
5 17 (33.33%) Line Management
6 16 (31.37%) Service Delivery
6 16 (31.37%) Problem Management
6 16 (31.37%) Matrix Management
6 16 (31.37%) Tivoli Storage Manager
6 16 (31.37%) Service Management
7 15 (29.41%) Finance
8 11 (21.57%) VMware
9 10 (19.61%) Retail
9 10 (19.61%) HP
9 10 (19.61%) DNS
10 9 (17.65%) Active Directory
10 9 (17.65%) Linux
10 9 (17.65%) VMware Infrastructure
10 9 (17.65%) Hyper-V
11 8 (15.69%) Java
11 8 (15.69%) Cisco
11 8 (15.69%) SharePoint
11 8 (15.69%) Patch Management
12 7 (13.73%) Kalman Filter
12 7 (13.73%) Web Filtering
12 7 (13.73%) Symantec
12 7 (13.73%) McAfee
12 7 (13.73%) Norton AntiVirus
12 7 (13.73%) Forcepoint

Technical 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 8 (15.69%) SharePoint
2 7 (13.73%) SharePoint Server
Business Applications
1 1 (1.96%) Northgate Housing
1 1 (1.96%) Oracle Applications
Cloud Services
1 2 (3.92%) Microsoft Azure
1 2 (3.92%) Office 365
2 1 (1.96%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 10 (19.61%) DNS
2 7 (13.73%) DHCP
3 5 (9.80%) SAN
4 4 (7.84%) ADSL
4 4 (7.84%) Firewall
4 4 (7.84%) Internet
4 4 (7.84%) SMTP
5 2 (3.92%) FTP
5 2 (3.92%) LAN
5 2 (3.92%) Wireless
5 2 (3.92%) WLAN
6 1 (1.96%) HTTP
6 1 (1.96%) Intranet
6 1 (1.96%) NAS
6 1 (1.96%) TCP/IP
6 1 (1.96%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (3.92%) MySQL
1 2 (3.92%) Oracle Database
2 1 (1.96%) Oracle Database 11g
2 1 (1.96%) RDBMS
2 1 (1.96%) Relational Database
2 1 (1.96%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 1 (1.96%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 15 (29.41%) Finance
2 10 (19.61%) Retail
3 2 (3.92%) Manufacturing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (5.88%) Middleware
2 2 (3.92%) .NET
2 2 (3.92%) Express
2 2 (3.92%) Node.js
2 2 (3.92%) React
3 1 (1.96%) AngularJS
3 1 (1.96%) Backbone.js
3 1 (1.96%) CSS
3 1 (1.96%) Ember.js
3 1 (1.96%) HTML
3 1 (1.96%) KnockoutJS
3 1 (1.96%) LAMP
3 1 (1.96%) Redux
3 1 (1.96%) SAP Basis
3 1 (1.96%) Sequelize
Miscellaneous
1 23 (45.10%) Data Centre
2 1 (1.96%) Clustering
2 1 (1.96%) iPad
2 1 (1.96%) NHS
2 1 (1.96%) Reinsurance
2 1 (1.96%) Security Operations Centre
2 1 (1.96%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 19 (37.25%) Windows
2 9 (17.65%) Linux
3 7 (13.73%) Unix
3 7 (13.73%) Windows Server 2003
4 4 (7.84%) Windows Server
5 2 (3.92%) Android
5 2 (3.92%) Apple iOS
6 1 (1.96%) Mac OS
6 1 (1.96%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 1 (1.96%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 27 (52.94%) ITIL
2 17 (33.33%) Change Management
2 17 (33.33%) Line Management
3 16 (31.37%) Matrix Management
3 16 (31.37%) Problem Management
3 16 (31.37%) Service Delivery
3 16 (31.37%) Service Management
4 8 (15.69%) Patch Management
5 7 (13.73%) Kalman Filter
5 7 (13.73%) Web Filtering
6 5 (9.80%) Project Management
7 4 (7.84%) Collateral Management
7 4 (7.84%) Presales
8 3 (5.88%) Open Source
9 2 (3.92%) API Design
9 2 (3.92%) Continuous Improvement
9 2 (3.92%) High Availability
9 2 (3.92%) Mentoring
9 2 (3.92%) Network Management
9 2 (3.92%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 8 (15.69%) Java
2 3 (5.88%) JavaScript
2 3 (5.88%) SQL
3 1 (1.96%) C
3 1 (1.96%) Korn
3 1 (1.96%) PHP
Qualifications
1 7 (13.73%) ITIL Certification
2 1 (1.96%) CISM
2 1 (1.96%) CISSP
2 1 (1.96%) CREST Certified
2 1 (1.96%) Degree
2 1 (1.96%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (5.88%) SLA
2 1 (1.96%) PMO
2 1 (1.96%) QA
System Software
1 9 (17.65%) Active Directory
1 9 (17.65%) Hyper-V
1 9 (17.65%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (1.96%) vSphere
2 1 (1.96%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 16 (31.37%) Tivoli Storage Manager
2 7 (13.73%) Norton AntiVirus
2 7 (13.73%) SCCM
3 2 (3.92%) Tivoli
4 1 (1.96%) Data Guard
4 1 (1.96%) Nagios
4 1 (1.96%) Netcool
4 1 (1.96%) Netcool/OMNIbus
4 1 (1.96%) Oracle RMAN
4 1 (1.96%) SCOM
Vendors
1 26 (50.98%) Microsoft
2 11 (21.57%) VMware
3 10 (19.61%) HP
4 8 (15.69%) Cisco
5 7 (13.73%) Dell
5 7 (13.73%) Forcepoint
5 7 (13.73%) IBM
5 7 (13.73%) McAfee
5 7 (13.73%) Symantec
6 3 (5.88%) Oracle
6 3 (5.88%) SAP
7 2 (3.92%) Aruba
7 2 (3.92%) Citrix
8 1 (1.96%) LogRhythm
8 1 (1.96%) NEC
8 1 (1.96%) NetApp
8 1 (1.96%) Northgate
8 1 (1.96%) Red Hat
8 1 (1.96%) ServiceNow
8 1 (1.96%) SolarWinds
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