Lead Jobs with Work from Home Options

Leader
UK > Work from Home

The median Leader salary in Work from Home is £74,137 per year according to job vacancies posted during the 6 months to 24 May 2024.

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

6 months to
24 May 2024
Same period 2023 Same period 2022
Rank 19 27 40
Rank change year-on-year +8 +13 -8
Permanent jobs requiring a Lead 3,373 3,436 5,650
As % of all permanent jobs with a WFH option 9.91% 8.61% 7.86%
As % of the Job Titles category 10.31% 8.97% 8.07%
Number of salaries quoted 2,699 2,592 3,301
10th Percentile £47,000 £47,500 £47,500
25th Percentile £55,750 £57,500 £58,750
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £74,137 £72,500 £75,000
Median % change year-on-year +2.26% -3.33% +11.11%
75th Percentile £86,250 £93,750 £92,500
90th Percentile £105,000 £112,500 £106,250
UK median annual salary £70,000 £72,500 £72,500
% change year-on-year -3.45% - +3.57%

All Permanent IT Job Vacancies
Work from Home

The following table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all permanent IT job vacancies with a WFH option. 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.

Permanent vacancies in Work from Home with a recognized job title 32,724 38,299 70,013
% of permanent jobs with a recognized job title 96.14% 95.94% 97.34%
Number of salaries quoted 25,047 27,230 42,182
10th Percentile £33,250 £36,750 £36,250
25th Percentile £42,500 £47,500 £45,000
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £56,000 £62,500 £60,000
Median % change year-on-year -10.40% +4.17% +9.09%
75th Percentile £75,000 £81,250 £80,000
90th Percentile £93,750 £100,000 £95,000
UK median annual salary £52,500 £60,000 £60,000
% change year-on-year -12.50% - +9.09%

Lead
Trend for Jobs with a WFH Option

Job vacancies with a work from home option which featured Lead in the job title as a proportion of all IT jobs advertised.

Lead trend for jobs with a WFH option

Lead
Salary Trend for Jobs with a WFH Option

3-month moving average salary quoted in job vacancies with a work from home option citing Lead.

Lead salary trend for jobs with a WFH option

Lead
Salary Histogram for Jobs with a WFH Option

Salary distribution for jobs with a work from home option citing Lead over the 6 months to 24 May 2024.

Lead salary histogram for jobs with a WFH option

Lead Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring Skills and Capabilities in Job Vacancies with WFH Options

For the 6 months to 24 May 2024, Lead job roles required the following skills and capabilities in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all permanent jobs with remote work options featuring Lead in the job title.

1 1,087 (32.23%) Agile
2 847 (25.11%) Mentoring
3 747 (22.15%) Azure
4 734 (21.76%) AWS
5 707 (20.96%) Finance
6 701 (20.78%) Social Skills
7 542 (16.07%) Coaching
8 466 (13.82%) SQL
9 416 (12.33%) Microsoft
10 408 (12.10%) Problem-Solving
11 405 (12.01%) Python
12 389 (11.53%) Java
13 370 (10.97%) Software Engineering
14 365 (10.82%) DevOps
15 361 (10.70%) Analytics
15 361 (10.70%) Security Cleared
16 358 (10.61%) JavaScript
17 353 (10.47%) Roadmaps
18 341 (10.11%) .NET
19 336 (9.96%) C#
20 316 (9.37%) Degree
21 291 (8.63%) CI/CD
22 279 (8.27%) TypeScript
23 261 (7.74%) Marketing
24 260 (7.71%) Process Improvement
25 257 (7.62%) Scrum
25 257 (7.62%) Public Sector
26 250 (7.41%) Project Management
27 247 (7.32%) Continuous Improvement
28 234 (6.94%) Line Management

Lead Skill Set
Co-occurring Skills and Capabilities with WFH Options by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same employment type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 124 (3.68%) Apache Airflow
2 112 (3.32%) Apache
3 88 (2.61%) Confluence
4 48 (1.42%) SharePoint
5 46 (1.36%) WebLogic
6 37 (1.10%) Tuxedo
7 32 (0.95%) Microsoft Exchange
8 26 (0.77%) IIS
9 17 (0.50%) Apache Spark
10 14 (0.42%) CMS
11 12 (0.36%) WordPress
12 11 (0.33%) SAS
13 10 (0.30%) OpenStack
14 9 (0.27%) Appian
15 5 (0.15%) Drupal
16 3 (0.089%) Apache Solr
16 3 (0.089%) Umbraco
17 2 (0.059%) ArcGIS
17 2 (0.059%) Ethereum
17 2 (0.059%) MQSeries
Applications
1 59 (1.75%) Microsoft Office
2 47 (1.39%) Microsoft Excel
3 23 (0.68%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 14 (0.42%) Simulink
5 5 (0.15%) Microsoft Project
5 5 (0.15%) Spreadsheet
6 3 (0.089%) Adobe Creative Suite
7 2 (0.059%) Notion
8 1 (0.030%) Abaqus
8 1 (0.030%) Adobe Illustrator
8 1 (0.030%) Adobe XD
8 1 (0.030%) CATIA
8 1 (0.030%) Chatbot
8 1 (0.030%) InDesign
8 1 (0.030%) MS Visio
8 1 (0.030%) Oracle Smart View
8 1 (0.030%) Photoshop
8 1 (0.030%) Sketch
8 1 (0.030%) Trello
Business Applications
1 69 (2.05%) Dynamics CRM
2 46 (1.36%) Sparx Enterprise Architect
3 16 (0.47%) SAP S/4HANA
4 10 (0.30%) Shopify
5 6 (0.18%) Primavera
6 5 (0.15%) Aladdin
6 5 (0.15%) Oracle General Ledger
6 5 (0.15%) Oracle Subledger Accounting
7 4 (0.12%) SAP Payroll
7 4 (0.12%) Workday HCM
8 3 (0.089%) Salesforce CRM
8 3 (0.089%) SAP CO
8 3 (0.089%) SAP FI
8 3 (0.089%) SAP FI/CO
8 3 (0.089%) SAP HR
8 3 (0.089%) thinkFolio
9 2 (0.059%) Distributed Ledger
9 2 (0.059%) R3 Corda
9 2 (0.059%) SAP SD
10 1 (0.030%) SAP MM
Cloud Services
1 747 (22.15%) Azure
2 734 (21.76%) AWS
3 194 (5.75%) GCP
4 172 (5.10%) SaaS
5 153 (4.54%) Microsoft 365
6 151 (4.48%) Power Platform
7 146 (4.33%) dbt
8 131 (3.88%) Azure DevOps
8 131 (3.88%) Snowflake
9 126 (3.74%) Serverless
10 83 (2.46%) Amazon SQS
11 82 (2.43%) AWS Lambda
12 77 (2.28%) Dynamics 365
13 73 (2.16%) Amazon EKS
14 50 (1.48%) Cloud Computing
15 43 (1.27%) Entra ID
15 43 (1.27%) GitHub
16 41 (1.22%) Amazon S3
17 36 (1.07%) Amazon ECS
18 35 (1.04%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 191 (5.66%) Broadband
2 133 (3.94%) Firewall
3 96 (2.85%) TCP/IP
4 89 (2.64%) DNS
5 71 (2.10%) SSL
6 57 (1.69%) WAN
7 49 (1.45%) BGP
8 36 (1.07%) Intrusion Detection
9 35 (1.04%) SD-WAN
10 29 (0.86%) Network Security
11 28 (0.83%) LAN
12 26 (0.77%) VPN
13 23 (0.68%) Internet
14 22 (0.65%) Wireless
15 16 (0.47%) VLAN
16 13 (0.39%) DHCP
16 13 (0.39%) SAN
16 13 (0.39%) Wi-Fi
17 12 (0.36%) HTTP
18 9 (0.27%) CTI
Database & Business Intelligence
1 212 (6.29%) SQL Server
2 140 (4.15%) Data Lake
3 135 (4.00%) Power BI
4 108 (3.20%) Amazon Athena
5 107 (3.17%) Apache Arrow
5 107 (3.17%) Dremio
6 104 (3.08%) Apache Ignite
7 95 (2.82%) Relational Database
8 84 (2.49%) Tableau
9 74 (2.19%) MySQL
10 65 (1.93%) Data Warehouse
11 62 (1.84%) Amazon RDS
12 53 (1.57%) NoSQL
13 51 (1.51%) Oracle Database
14 48 (1.42%) RDBMS
15 45 (1.33%) PostgreSQL
16 41 (1.22%) MongoDB
17 40 (1.19%) DynamoDB
18 29 (0.86%) DB2
19 27 (0.80%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 126 (3.74%) Git
2 117 (3.47%) JIRA
3 73 (2.16%) GitLab
4 72 (2.13%) Jenkins
5 51 (1.51%) Selenium
6 48 (1.42%) Postman
7 46 (1.36%) Visual Studio
8 34 (1.01%) Cucumber
9 27 (0.80%) Team Foundation Server
10 23 (0.68%) Cypress.io
11 19 (0.56%) TeamCity
12 16 (0.47%) NUnit
13 15 (0.44%) JMeter
14 13 (0.39%) Rational DOORS
15 11 (0.33%) SoapUI
16 10 (0.30%) SpecFlow
17 9 (0.27%) JUnit
18 8 (0.24%) Maven
19 7 (0.21%) Jasmine
19 7 (0.21%) Subversion
General
1 707 (20.96%) Finance
2 701 (20.78%) Social Skills
3 261 (7.74%) Marketing
4 257 (7.62%) Public Sector
5 233 (6.91%) Analytical Skills
6 218 (6.46%) Banking
7 196 (5.81%) Advertising
8 132 (3.91%) Retail
9 118 (3.50%) Legal
10 117 (3.47%) Front Office
11 112 (3.32%) Investment Banking
12 111 (3.29%) Inclusion and Diversity
13 75 (2.22%) Presentation Skills
14 71 (2.10%) Law
15 58 (1.72%) Telecoms
16 51 (1.51%) Manufacturing
17 48 (1.42%) Influencing Skills
18 46 (1.36%) Automotive
19 40 (1.19%) Games
20 36 (1.07%) Organisational Skills
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 341 (10.11%) .NET
2 162 (4.80%) React
3 128 (3.79%) HTML
4 117 (3.47%) Pandas
5 116 (3.44%) CSS
6 110 (3.26%) NumPy
7 107 (3.17%) gRPC
7 107 (3.17%) Protocol Buffers
8 106 (3.14%) SciPy
9 99 (2.94%) RESTful
10 98 (2.91%) Node.js
11 88 (2.61%) REST
12 85 (2.52%) .NET Core
13 75 (2.22%) Spring Boot
14 65 (1.93%) Vue
15 60 (1.78%) .NET Framework
15 60 (1.78%) AngularJS
16 59 (1.75%) ASP.NET
17 56 (1.66%) RabbitMQ
18 46 (1.36%) Spring
Miscellaneous
1 184 (5.46%) Marketing Technology
2 124 (3.68%) Management Information System
3 117 (3.47%) Hedge funds
4 115 (3.41%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
5 112 (3.32%) Fixed Income
6 110 (3.26%) Derivative
7 108 (3.20%) Equities
8 107 (3.17%) Product Ownership
9 99 (2.94%) Enterprise Software
10 89 (2.64%) Public Cloud
11 70 (2.08%) Greenfield Project
12 65 (1.93%) Algorithms
13 64 (1.90%) Virtual Team
14 63 (1.87%) Client/Server
15 51 (1.51%) Self-Motivation
16 49 (1.45%) Private Cloud
17 46 (1.36%) Data Centre
18 41 (1.22%) Cloud Native
19 39 (1.16%) Mobile App
20 38 (1.13%) Data Structures
Operating Systems
1 193 (5.72%) Windows
2 156 (4.62%) Linux
3 64 (1.90%) Windows Server
4 49 (1.45%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 34 (1.01%) Windows 10
6 29 (0.86%) Android
7 28 (0.83%) Apple iOS
8 18 (0.53%) Unix
9 17 (0.50%) Ubuntu
10 12 (0.36%) zOS
11 11 (0.33%) CentOS
12 8 (0.24%) Solaris
13 7 (0.21%) Debian
14 6 (0.18%) Windows Server 2019
15 5 (0.15%) Mac OS
15 5 (0.15%) VMS
15 5 (0.15%) Windows 7
16 4 (0.12%) Windows Server 2016
17 3 (0.089%) Windows 8
17 3 (0.089%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 1,087 (32.23%) Agile
2 847 (25.11%) Mentoring
3 542 (16.07%) Coaching
4 408 (12.10%) Problem-Solving
5 370 (10.97%) Software Engineering
6 365 (10.82%) DevOps
7 361 (10.70%) Analytics
8 353 (10.47%) Roadmaps
9 291 (8.63%) CI/CD
10 260 (7.71%) Process Improvement
11 257 (7.62%) Scrum
12 250 (7.41%) Project Management
13 247 (7.32%) Continuous Improvement
14 234 (6.94%) Line Management
15 222 (6.58%) Business Case
16 213 (6.31%) Microservices
17 211 (6.26%) Data Strategy
18 209 (6.20%) Use Case
19 204 (6.05%) Digital Marketing
20 192 (5.69%) Decision-Making
Programming Languages
1 466 (13.82%) SQL
2 405 (12.01%) Python
3 389 (11.53%) Java
4 358 (10.61%) JavaScript
5 336 (9.96%) C#
6 279 (8.27%) TypeScript
7 66 (1.96%) COBOL
7 66 (1.96%) Micro Focus COBOL
8 63 (1.87%) C
9 62 (1.84%) PHP
10 53 (1.57%) C++
11 51 (1.51%) PowerShell
12 31 (0.92%) Go
13 27 (0.80%) Kotlin
14 21 (0.62%) Bash
14 21 (0.62%) T-SQL
15 19 (0.56%) XAML
16 17 (0.50%) MATLAB
17 16 (0.47%) Data Analysis Expressions
17 16 (0.47%) Swift
Qualifications
1 361 (10.70%) Security Cleared
2 316 (9.37%) Degree
3 207 (6.14%) SC Cleared
4 105 (3.11%) Azure Certification
5 103 (3.05%) AWS Certification
6 69 (2.05%) CISSP
6 69 (2.05%) DBS Check
7 65 (1.93%) Computer Science Degree
8 62 (1.84%) BPSS Clearance
9 54 (1.60%) AWS Certified Solutions Architect
10 50 (1.48%) CISM
11 42 (1.25%) Cisco Certification
12 36 (1.07%) (ISC)2 CCSP
12 36 (1.07%) CCSP
13 34 (1.01%) DV Cleared
14 27 (0.80%) CCSK
15 21 (0.62%) SSCP
16 18 (0.53%) Microsoft Certification
17 17 (0.50%) CISA
17 17 (0.50%) Master's Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 183 (5.43%) QA
2 103 (3.05%) Data Quality
3 63 (1.87%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 49 (1.45%) NIST
5 44 (1.30%) GDPR
6 39 (1.16%) SLA
7 29 (0.86%) Accessibility
8 17 (0.50%) PMO
9 15 (0.44%) GRC
10 14 (0.42%) PCI DSS
11 11 (0.33%) HL7
11 11 (0.33%) NCSC
12 10 (0.30%) Cyber Essentials
13 5 (0.15%) GAAP
13 5 (0.15%) IFRS
13 5 (0.15%) JSP 440
13 5 (0.15%) RMADS
14 4 (0.12%) IEC 61508
14 4 (0.12%) ISO 9001
14 4 (0.12%) WCAG
System Software
1 197 (5.84%) Docker
2 85 (2.52%) Active Directory
3 31 (0.92%) VMware Infrastructure
4 21 (0.62%) Virtual Machines
5 20 (0.59%) Virtual Desktop
6 15 (0.44%) VMware ESXi
7 11 (0.33%) Hyper-V
8 7 (0.21%) Firmware
9 6 (0.18%) vSphere
10 2 (0.059%) Embedded Firmware
10 2 (0.059%) XenDesktop
11 1 (0.030%) KVM
11 1 (0.030%) Microsoft App-V
Systems Management
1 191 (5.66%) Kubernetes
2 123 (3.65%) Terraform
3 49 (1.45%) Microsoft Intune
4 43 (1.27%) Single Sign-On
5 40 (1.19%) Ansible
6 27 (0.80%) Puppet
7 17 (0.50%) vCenter Server
8 15 (0.44%) SCCM
9 13 (0.39%) Grafana
10 11 (0.33%) Microsoft Clustering
11 10 (0.30%) ZABBIX
12 9 (0.27%) Nmap
12 9 (0.27%) Prometheus
13 7 (0.21%) MIIS
13 7 (0.21%) Nagios
13 7 (0.21%) Progress Chef
13 7 (0.21%) SysTrack
14 6 (0.18%) Consul
14 6 (0.18%) FortiGate
15 4 (0.12%) Karpenter
Vendors
1 416 (12.33%) Microsoft
2 148 (4.39%) Oracle
3 85 (2.52%) Databricks
4 69 (2.05%) Google
5 66 (1.96%) Micro Focus
6 61 (1.81%) VMware
7 59 (1.75%) ServiceNow
8 54 (1.60%) SAP
9 46 (1.36%) Sparx
10 43 (1.27%) Atlassian
11 41 (1.22%) IBM
12 26 (0.77%) Cisco
13 21 (0.62%) Splunk
14 18 (0.53%) Salesforce
15 14 (0.42%) Commvault
15 14 (0.42%) ForgeRock
15 14 (0.42%) Sitecore
16 13 (0.39%) Sun
17 11 (0.33%) Qualys
18 10 (0.30%) Veeam