Period
to 22 November 2017

The median annual salary for a Technical Manager was £55,000 in advertised job vacancies in the West Midlands during the 6 months to 22 November 2017.

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
22 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 245 230 242
Rank change year-on-year -15 +12 +21
Permanent jobs requiring a Technical Manager 83 102 79
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands 0.82% 0.89% 0.73%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.85% 0.92% 0.76%
Number of salaries quoted 55 69 65
West Midlands median annual salary £55,000 £51,820 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +6.14% +3.64% -4.76%
10th Percentile £37,250 £41,000 £37,500
90th Percentile £72,500 £75,000 £68,250
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 9808 11047 10409
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 96.45% 96.19% 96.59%
Number of salaries quoted 8054 8754 8660
West Midlands median annual salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
10th Percentile £23,750 £23,500 £24,000
90th Percentile £63,750 £62,500 £62,500
England median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £46,250
% change year-on-year +5.26% +2.70% +2.78%

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 22 November 2017.

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 22 November 2017. 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 +18 55 £56,250 +7.14%
Staffordshire +7 7 £35,000 -
Worcestershire -3 6 £45,000 -
Warwickshire -11 6 £55,000 +18.28%
Solihull -1 5 £50,000 +17.65%
Coventry -10 1 £56,000 +6.67% 3
Shropshire -13 1 £40,000 -5.88%
Technical Manager
England

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

For the 6 months to 22 November 2017, Technical 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 Technical Manager in the job title.

1 40 (48.19%) Microsoft
2 38 (45.78%) Data Centre
3 36 (43.37%) ITIL
4 29 (34.94%) Service Delivery
4 29 (34.94%) Change Management
5 19 (22.89%) Tivoli Storage Manager
5 19 (22.89%) Continuous Improvement
6 17 (20.48%) Microsoft Azure
6 17 (20.48%) Line Management
7 16 (19.28%) Office 365
7 16 (19.28%) Service Management
8 14 (16.87%) Agile Software Development
8 14 (16.87%) Matrix Management
9 13 (15.66%) Project Management
9 13 (15.66%) Finance
10 11 (13.25%) Validation
11 10 (12.05%) Firewall
11 10 (12.05%) Windows
11 10 (12.05%) Amazon AWS
12 9 (10.84%) Public Cloud
12 9 (10.84%) PRINCE2
12 9 (10.84%) C#
12 9 (10.84%) Active Directory
13 8 (9.64%) Citrix
13 8 (9.64%) VMware
14 7 (8.43%) Stakeholder Management
14 7 (8.43%) .NET
14 7 (8.43%) Hyper-V
14 7 (8.43%) VMware Infrastructure
15 6 (7.23%) Incident Management

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 5 (6.02%) MS Exchange
2 3 (3.61%) IIS
2 3 (3.61%) SAS
2 3 (3.61%) SharePoint
3 1 (1.20%) ColdFusion
Applications
1 3 (3.61%) Microsoft Excel
1 3 (3.61%) Microsoft Office
1 3 (3.61%) MS Visio
2 1 (1.20%) Microsoft Project
Business Applications
1 2 (2.41%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 17 (20.48%) Microsoft Azure
2 16 (19.28%) Office 365
3 10 (12.05%) Amazon AWS
4 2 (2.41%) SaaS
5 1 (1.20%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 10 (12.05%) Firewall
2 6 (7.23%) WAN
3 3 (3.61%) iSCSI
3 3 (3.61%) LAN
3 3 (3.61%) NAS
3 3 (3.61%) SAN
3 3 (3.61%) Structured Cabling
3 3 (3.61%) VLAN
3 3 (3.61%) WLAN
4 1 (1.20%) BGP
4 1 (1.20%) DNS
4 1 (1.20%) Extranet
4 1 (1.20%) Network Security
4 1 (1.20%) OSPF
4 1 (1.20%) SMS
4 1 (1.20%) VoIP
4 1 (1.20%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (4.82%) SQL Server
2 3 (3.61%) Power BI
3 2 (2.41%) Data Warehouse
4 1 (1.20%) MySQL
4 1 (1.20%) SQL Server Analysis Services
4 1 (1.20%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 1 (1.20%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 2 (2.41%) Visual Studio Tools for Office
2 1 (1.20%) Android Studio
2 1 (1.20%) Git (software)
2 1 (1.20%) MSI
2 1 (1.20%) Visual Studio
General
1 13 (15.66%) Finance
2 4 (4.82%) Telecoms
3 3 (3.61%) Marketing
4 2 (2.41%) Banking
5 1 (1.20%) Law
5 1 (1.20%) Legal
5 1 (1.20%) Manufacturing
5 1 (1.20%) Retail
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (8.43%) .NET
2 6 (7.23%) ASP.NET
3 3 (3.61%) ASP.NET MVC
3 3 (3.61%) HTML
4 2 (2.41%) REST
4 2 (2.41%) SOAP
5 1 (1.20%) AngularJS
5 1 (1.20%) CSS
5 1 (1.20%) CSS3
5 1 (1.20%) HTML5
5 1 (1.20%) KnockoutJS
5 1 (1.20%) Laravel
5 1 (1.20%) React
5 1 (1.20%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 38 (45.78%) Data Centre
2 9 (10.84%) Public Cloud
3 4 (4.82%) Enterprise Storage
3 4 (4.82%) Management Information System
4 3 (3.61%) Greenfield Project
5 1 (1.20%) Analytical Skills
5 1 (1.20%) FMCG
5 1 (1.20%) Mobile App
5 1 (1.20%) N-Tier
5 1 (1.20%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 10 (12.05%) Windows
2 6 (7.23%) Windows Server
3 3 (3.61%) Windows Server 2012
3 3 (3.61%) Windows Vista
4 2 (2.41%) Android
5 1 (1.20%) Linux
5 1 (1.20%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 36 (43.37%) ITIL
2 29 (34.94%) Change Management
2 29 (34.94%) Service Delivery
3 19 (22.89%) Continuous Improvement
4 17 (20.48%) Line Management
5 16 (19.28%) Service Management
6 14 (16.87%) Agile Software Development
6 14 (16.87%) Matrix Management
7 13 (15.66%) Project Management
8 11 (13.25%) Validation
9 9 (10.84%) PRINCE2
10 7 (8.43%) Stakeholder Management
11 6 (7.23%) CRM
11 6 (7.23%) Incident Management
11 6 (7.23%) SDLC
12 5 (6.02%) People Management
13 4 (4.82%) Business Intelligence
13 4 (4.82%) Disaster Recovery
13 4 (4.82%) Presales
13 4 (4.82%) Service Delivery Management
Programming Languages
1 9 (10.84%) C#
2 6 (7.23%) JavaScript
3 3 (3.61%) SQL
4 2 (2.41%) FoxPro (VFP)
4 2 (2.41%) Java
4 2 (2.41%) VB.NET
5 1 (1.20%) C
5 1 (1.20%) C++
5 1 (1.20%) PHP
5 1 (1.20%) TypeScript
Qualifications
1 4 (4.82%) Microsoft Certification
2 3 (3.61%) CCNA
2 3 (3.61%) Cisco Certification
2 3 (3.61%) MCITP
2 3 (3.61%) MCSA
2 3 (3.61%) MCSE
2 3 (3.61%) PRINCE2 Certification
2 3 (3.61%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
3 2 (2.41%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
4 1 (1.20%) Degree
4 1 (1.20%) ITIL Certification
4 1 (1.20%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (4.82%) SLA
2 2 (2.41%) QA
3 1 (1.20%) GDPR
System Software
1 9 (10.84%) Active Directory
2 7 (8.43%) Hyper-V
2 7 (8.43%) VMware Infrastructure
3 3 (3.61%) vSphere
4 1 (1.20%) Virtual Desktop
Systems Management
1 19 (22.89%) Tivoli Storage Manager
2 3 (3.61%) Backup Exec
3 2 (2.41%) Cisco IPCC
Vendors
1 40 (48.19%) Microsoft
2 8 (9.64%) Citrix
2 8 (9.64%) VMware
3 5 (6.02%) Cisco
4 4 (4.82%) Dell
4 4 (4.82%) EqualLogic
4 4 (4.82%) NetApp
5 3 (3.61%) Fortinet
5 3 (3.61%) HP
5 3 (3.61%) Veeam
6 1 (1.20%) F5
6 1 (1.20%) Remedy
6 1 (1.20%) ServiceNow