The table below looks at the statistics for the Technical Manager role in IT jobs advertised for the Edinburgh region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Technical Manager in their job title over the 3 months to 22 October 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
22 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Technical Manager
Rank 90 101 83
Rank change year-on-year
+11 -18
Permanent jobs requiring a Technical Manager 18 2 6
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Edinburgh 1.20% 0.14% 0.49%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.26% 0.15% 0.50%
Number of salaries quoted 7 1 5
Average salary £47,500 £50,000 £50,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-5.00% -
90% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £50,000 £38,200
10% offered a salary of more than £56,400 £50,000 £53,600
UK excluding London average salary £50,000 £49,000 £46,500
% change year-on-year
+2.04% +5.37%
Technical Manager
Scotland

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in permanent jobs advertised in the Edinburgh region. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title. As such the figures in the first row provide an indication of the total number of permanent jobs in the overall sample.

Job Titles Category
Edinburgh
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
1431 1350 1205
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Edinburgh 95.78% 95.54% 97.57%
Number of salaries quoted 936 866 835
Average salary £40,750 £42,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-2.97% +5.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £29,000 £28,500 £27,250
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £55,000 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
- +3.89%

Technical Manager
Jobs Demand Trend in Edinburgh

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Technical Manager in the job title across the Edinburgh region as a proportion of the total demand within the Job Titles category.

Technical Manager Jobs Demand Trend in Edinburgh

Technical Manager
Salary Trend in Edinburgh

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

Technical Manager Salary Trend in Edinburgh

Technical Manager
Salary Histogram in Edinburgh

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Technical Manager across the Edinburgh region over the 3 months to 22 October 2014.

Technical Manager Salary Histogram in Edinburgh

Technical Manager
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Edinburgh

For the 6 months to 22 October 2014, IT jobs across the Edinburgh region that cited Technical Manager in their job title mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled with Technical Manager in their job title.

1 12 (46.15%) Windows
2 10 (38.46%) Oracle
2 10 (38.46%) Finance
3 8 (30.77%) VMware
3 8 (30.77%) Windows Server 2003
3 8 (30.77%) Project Management
3 8 (30.77%) SQL Server
3 8 (30.77%) SQL
3 8 (30.77%) PRINCE2
3 8 (30.77%) VMware Infrastructure
3 8 (30.77%) APMP
3 8 (30.77%) Windows Server 2012
4 7 (26.92%) Line Management
4 7 (26.92%) Fibre Channel
4 7 (26.92%) Agile Software Development
4 7 (26.92%) Cisco
4 7 (26.92%) Avaya
4 7 (26.92%) Juniper
4 7 (26.92%) Nortel
4 7 (26.92%) MPLS
4 7 (26.92%) Workflow
5 6 (23.08%) Firewall
5 6 (23.08%) Wi-Fi
5 6 (23.08%) BT
5 6 (23.08%) Replication
5 6 (23.08%) Blackberry
5 6 (23.08%) Clearswift
5 6 (23.08%) Mainframe
5 6 (23.08%) Service Delivery
5 6 (23.08%) BizTalk Server

Technical Manager
Top Related IT Skills in Edinburgh by Category

For the 6 months to 22 October 2014, IT jobs across the Edinburgh region that cited Technical Manager in their job title mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled with Technical Manager in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 6 (23.08%) BizTalk Server
1 6 (23.08%) MS Exchange
1 6 (23.08%) Exchange Server 2003
1 6 (23.08%) Exchange Server 2007
1 6 (23.08%) Exchange Server 2010
Cloud Services
1 4 (15.38%) Office 365
1 4 (15.38%) Microsoft Azure
2 3 (11.54%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 7 (26.92%) Fibre Channel
1 7 (26.92%) MPLS
2 6 (23.08%) Firewall
2 6 (23.08%) Wi-Fi
2 6 (23.08%) DMZ
2 6 (23.08%) SAN
2 6 (23.08%) Ethernet
2 6 (23.08%) FCoE
3 1 (3.85%) VoIP
3 1 (3.85%) HTTP
3 1 (3.85%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (30.77%) SQL Server
2 6 (23.08%) SQL Server 2008
2 6 (23.08%) SQL Server 2012
3 3 (11.54%) Big Data
4 1 (3.85%) MySQL
General
1 10 (38.46%) Finance
2 1 (3.85%) Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (23.08%) MSMQ
2 1 (3.85%) COM
2 1 (3.85%) JSON
Miscellaneous
1 6 (23.08%) Replication
1 6 (23.08%) Blackberry
1 6 (23.08%) Mainframe
1 6 (23.08%) Enterprise Software
2 4 (15.38%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 12 (46.15%) Windows
2 8 (30.77%) Windows Server 2003
2 8 (30.77%) Windows Server 2012
3 6 (23.08%) HPUX
3 6 (23.08%) Windows 2000
3 6 (23.08%) Windows Mobile
4 4 (15.38%) Windows Phone 8
4 4 (15.38%) Windows Phone
5 2 (7.69%) Windows Server 2008
6 1 (3.85%) Debian
6 1 (3.85%) Windows XP
6 1 (3.85%) Linux
6 1 (3.85%) Android
6 1 (3.85%) Windows 2000 Server
6 1 (3.85%) CentOS
6 1 (3.85%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 1 (3.85%) Windows Vista
6 1 (3.85%) Ubuntu
6 1 (3.85%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (30.77%) Project Management
1 8 (30.77%) PRINCE2
2 7 (26.92%) Line Management
2 7 (26.92%) Agile Software Development
2 7 (26.92%) Workflow
3 6 (23.08%) Service Delivery
4 4 (15.38%) OpenUP
5 3 (11.54%) Programme Management
5 3 (11.54%) Scrum
5 3 (11.54%) Stakeholder Management
5 3 (11.54%) ITIL
5 3 (11.54%) Business Intelligence
5 3 (11.54%) Product Management
5 3 (11.54%) Time Management
5 3 (11.54%) Use Case
5 3 (11.54%) Capacity Planning
5 3 (11.54%) Analytics
6 2 (7.69%) People Management
6 2 (7.69%) Release Management
6 2 (7.69%) Supplier Management
Programming Languages
1 8 (30.77%) SQL
2 2 (7.69%) Java
3 1 (3.85%) Python
Qualifications
1 8 (30.77%) APMP
2 3 (11.54%) Degree
3 2 (7.69%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (3.85%) COBIT
System Software
1 8 (30.77%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 6 (23.08%) SCCM
Vendors
1 10 (38.46%) Oracle
2 8 (30.77%) VMware
3 7 (26.92%) Cisco
3 7 (26.92%) Avaya
3 7 (26.92%) Juniper
3 7 (26.92%) Nortel
4 6 (23.08%) BT
4 6 (23.08%) Clearswift
4 6 (23.08%) IBM
4 6 (23.08%) Microsoft
4 6 (23.08%) HP
4 6 (23.08%) Brocade
4 6 (23.08%) Fujitsu
5 1 (3.85%) Salesforce.com
5 1 (3.85%) Red Hat