Period
to 18 June 2018

The median annual salary for a Technical Manager was £48,750 in advertised job vacancies in the West Midlands during the 6 months to 18 June 2018.

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

Technical Manager
England > West Midlands
6 months to
18 Jun 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 211 224 255
Rank change year-on-year +13 +31 -1
Permanent jobs requiring a Technical Manager 93 94 106
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands 0.99% 0.96% 0.87%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.03% 0.99% 0.90%
Number of salaries quoted 28 66 57
West Midlands median annual salary £48,750 £51,402 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -5.16% +2.80% -9.09%
10th Percentile £26,600 £36,250 £34,450
90th Percentile £78,625 £67,500 £62,500
England median annual salary £57,500 £55,000 £55,000
% change year-on-year +4.55% - -

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 9,064 9,488 11,803
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 96.30% 96.96% 96.42%
Number of salaries quoted 7,040 7,902 9,449
West Midlands median annual salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +6.25% - -
10th Percentile £24,000 £24,750 £23,750
90th Percentile £65,000 £61,250 £63,750
England median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £47,500
% change year-on-year +5.26% - +5.56%

Technical Manager
Job Vacancy Trend in the West Midlands

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

Job vacancy trend for Technical Manager in the West Midlands

Technical Manager
Salary Trend in the West Midlands

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

Salary trend for Technical Manager in the West Midlands

Technical Manager
Salary Histogram in the West Midlands

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Technical Manager in the West Midlands over the 6 months to 18 June 2018.

Salary histogram for Technical Manager in the West Midlands

Technical 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 Technical Manager within the West Midlands region over the 6 months to 18 June 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 +6 74 £51,250 -1.44% 1
Worcestershire +23 4 £41,250 -8.33%
Staffordshire -3 4 £55,000 +22.22%
Coventry -21 3 £50,000 -2.91% 1
Warwickshire - 3 £27,500 -
Shropshire +19 1 £30,000 -25.00% 1
Technical Manager
England

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

For the 6 months to 18 June 2018, Technical Manager 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 Technical Manager in the job title.

1 60 (64.52%) ITIL
2 55 (59.14%) Data Centre
3 43 (46.24%) Change Management
4 42 (45.16%) Tech Ops
5 39 (41.94%) Microsoft
6 37 (39.78%) Service Delivery
7 33 (35.48%) Line Management
8 27 (29.03%) Validation
8 27 (29.03%) Matrix Management
8 27 (29.03%) Tivoli Storage Manager
9 17 (18.28%) Office 365
10 16 (17.20%) Project Management
11 15 (16.13%) Continuous Improvement
11 15 (16.13%) Microsoft Azure
12 14 (15.05%) Amazon AWS
13 11 (11.83%) Public Cloud
13 11 (11.83%) SQL
14 10 (10.75%) Microsoft Excel
14 10 (10.75%) SLA
14 10 (10.75%) Stakeholder Management
14 10 (10.75%) Collaborative Working
15 9 (9.68%) Service Delivery Management
15 9 (9.68%) ITSM
15 9 (9.68%) Microsoft PowerPoint
15 9 (9.68%) Degree
15 9 (9.68%) ISEB
16 8 (8.60%) HTML
16 8 (8.60%) PHP
16 8 (8.60%) Agile Software Development
17 7 (7.53%) Retail

Technical 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 7 (7.53%) WordPress
2 4 (4.30%) SharePoint
3 3 (3.23%) IIS
4 1 (1.08%) Apache
4 1 (1.08%) CMS
4 1 (1.08%) Magnolia
4 1 (1.08%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 10 (10.75%) Microsoft Excel
2 9 (9.68%) Microsoft PowerPoint
3 1 (1.08%) Microsoft Office
3 1 (1.08%) Microsoft Project
3 1 (1.08%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 3 (3.23%) Payment Gateway
2 1 (1.08%) Dynamics AX
2 1 (1.08%) NetSuite
Cloud Services
1 17 (18.28%) Office 365
2 15 (16.13%) Microsoft Azure
3 14 (15.05%) Amazon AWS
4 6 (6.45%) Zapier
5 2 (2.15%) SaaS
6 1 (1.08%) Heroku
Communications & Networking
1 6 (6.45%) DNS
1 6 (6.45%) Firewall
1 6 (6.45%) SSL
2 5 (5.38%) SAN
3 3 (3.23%) iSCSI
3 3 (3.23%) NAS
3 3 (3.23%) Wireless
4 1 (1.08%) HTTP
4 1 (1.08%) Internet
4 1 (1.08%) Skype
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (3.23%) Data Warehouse
1 3 (3.23%) SQL Server Analysis Services
1 3 (3.23%) SQL Server Integration Services
1 3 (3.23%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 2 (2.15%) SQL Server
3 1 (1.08%) Crystal Reports
3 1 (1.08%) MySQL
3 1 (1.08%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 6 (6.45%) GitLab
2 2 (2.15%) JIRA
2 2 (2.15%) Team Foundation Server
3 1 (1.08%) Oracle APEX
General
1 7 (7.53%) Retail
2 4 (4.30%) Finance
2 4 (4.30%) Legal
3 1 (1.08%) Manufacturing
3 1 (1.08%) Marketing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (8.60%) HTML
2 7 (7.53%) CSS
3 6 (6.45%) Twig
4 3 (3.23%) .NET
5 1 (1.08%) Ajax
5 1 (1.08%) AngularJS
5 1 (1.08%) ASP.NET
5 1 (1.08%) jQuery
5 1 (1.08%) Sass
5 1 (1.08%) Twitter Bootstrap
5 1 (1.08%) XHTML
5 1 (1.08%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 55 (59.14%) Data Centre
2 11 (11.83%) Public Cloud
3 6 (6.45%) Computer Science
4 3 (3.23%) EPoS
5 2 (2.15%) Graphic Design
5 2 (2.15%) Management Information System
5 2 (2.15%) Video Editing
6 1 (1.08%) Algorithms
6 1 (1.08%) Client/Server
6 1 (1.08%) Self-Motivation
6 1 (1.08%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 6 (6.45%) Windows
2 3 (3.23%) Linux
2 3 (3.23%) Windows Vista
3 2 (2.15%) Windows Server
3 2 (2.15%) Windows Server 2012
4 1 (1.08%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 60 (64.52%) ITIL
2 43 (46.24%) Change Management
3 42 (45.16%) Tech Ops
4 37 (39.78%) Service Delivery
5 33 (35.48%) Line Management
6 27 (29.03%) Matrix Management
6 27 (29.03%) Validation
7 16 (17.20%) Project Management
8 15 (16.13%) Continuous Improvement
9 10 (10.75%) Collaborative Working
9 10 (10.75%) Stakeholder Management
10 9 (9.68%) ITSM
10 9 (9.68%) Service Delivery Management
11 8 (8.60%) Agile Software Development
12 7 (7.53%) Front End Development
12 7 (7.53%) Web Development
13 6 (6.45%) SEO
14 5 (5.38%) SDLC
15 4 (4.30%) Portfolio Management
15 4 (4.30%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 11 (11.83%) SQL
2 8 (8.60%) PHP
3 2 (2.15%) C#
3 2 (2.15%) JavaScript
3 2 (2.15%) PowerShell
4 1 (1.08%) Apex Code
4 1 (1.08%) Java
4 1 (1.08%) Perl
4 1 (1.08%) Python
Qualifications
1 9 (9.68%) Degree
1 9 (9.68%) ISEB
2 6 (6.45%) Computer Science Degree
3 3 (3.23%) MCSE
3 3 (3.23%) Microsoft Certification
3 3 (3.23%) PRINCE2 Certification
4 2 (2.15%) MCITP
4 2 (2.15%) MCSA
4 2 (2.15%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
5 1 (1.08%) Chartered Engineer
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (10.75%) SLA
2 6 (6.45%) Cyber Essentials
3 4 (4.30%) PMO
4 2 (2.15%) QA
5 1 (1.08%) GDPR
System Software
1 4 (4.30%) Active Directory
1 4 (4.30%) Hyper-V
2 3 (3.23%) VMware Infrastructure
2 3 (3.23%) vSphere
3 1 (1.08%) Docker
3 1 (1.08%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 27 (29.03%) Tivoli Storage Manager
2 3 (3.23%) Backup Exec
3 2 (2.15%) Nagios
3 2 (2.15%) SCOM
4 1 (1.08%) SCCM
4 1 (1.08%) TeamSite
Vendors
1 39 (41.94%) Microsoft
2 6 (6.45%) Zuora
3 4 (4.30%) Cisco
3 4 (4.30%) Citrix
4 3 (3.23%) Fortinet
4 3 (3.23%) HP
4 3 (3.23%) Veeam
4 3 (3.23%) VMware
5 2 (2.15%) SolarWinds
6 1 (1.08%) IBM
6 1 (1.08%) IFS
6 1 (1.08%) JD Edwards
6 1 (1.08%) NetApp
6 1 (1.08%) Oracle
6 1 (1.08%) Rackspace
6 1 (1.08%) Salesforce.com
6 1 (1.08%) SAP
6 1 (1.08%) Twitter