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 29 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
29 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Technical Manager
Rank 86 89 84
Rank change year-on-year
+3 -5
Permanent jobs requiring a Technical Manager 18 5 4
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Edinburgh 1.20% 0.42% 0.34%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.25% 0.44% 0.35%
Number of salaries quoted 6 2 2
Average salary £47,500 £52,500 £56,250
Average salary % change year-on-year
-9.52% -6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £43,750 £50,500 £53,250
10% offered a salary of more than £53,000 £54,500 £59,250
UK excluding London average salary £50,000 £47,500 £50,000
% change year-on-year
+5.26% -5.00%
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
1436 1137 1129
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Edinburgh 95.93% 94.83% 96.17%
Number of salaries quoted 951 706 818
Average salary £41,500 £40,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+3.75% -
90% offered a salary of more than £28,500 £28,500 £26,744
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £60,000 £55,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £39,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
+2.56% +1.29%

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
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Edinburgh

For the 6 months to 29 August 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 15 (51.72%) Windows
2 12 (41.38%) Project Management
3 10 (34.48%) Agile Software Development
4 9 (31.03%) Finance
4 9 (31.03%) Oracle
5 8 (27.59%) Service Delivery
6 7 (24.14%) SQL Server
6 7 (24.14%) SQL
6 7 (24.14%) Degree
7 6 (20.69%) VMware Infrastructure
7 6 (20.69%) Workflow
7 6 (20.69%) VMware
7 6 (20.69%) APMP
7 6 (20.69%) Windows Server 2012
7 6 (20.69%) Enterprise Software
7 6 (20.69%) .NET
7 6 (20.69%) PRINCE2
7 6 (20.69%) C#
7 6 (20.69%) Windows Server 2003
7 6 (20.69%) Microsoft
8 5 (17.24%) HP
8 5 (17.24%) Nortel
8 5 (17.24%) Avaya
8 5 (17.24%) Juniper
8 5 (17.24%) SAN
8 5 (17.24%) MPLS
8 5 (17.24%) Blackberry
8 5 (17.24%) BizTalk Server
8 5 (17.24%) DMZ
8 5 (17.24%) Clearswift

Technical Manager
Top Related IT Skills in Edinburgh by Category

For the 6 months to 29 August 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 5 (17.24%) MS Exchange
1 5 (17.24%) BizTalk Server
1 5 (17.24%) Exchange Server 2003
1 5 (17.24%) Exchange Server 2007
1 5 (17.24%) Exchange Server 2010
Cloud Services
1 4 (13.79%) Microsoft Azure
1 4 (13.79%) Office 365
2 3 (10.34%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 5 (17.24%) SAN
1 5 (17.24%) DMZ
1 5 (17.24%) MPLS
1 5 (17.24%) Firewall
1 5 (17.24%) Wi-Fi
1 5 (17.24%) FCoE
1 5 (17.24%) Fibre Channel
1 5 (17.24%) Ethernet
2 1 (3.45%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (24.14%) SQL Server
2 5 (17.24%) SQL Server 2008
2 5 (17.24%) SQL Server 2012
3 3 (10.34%) Big Data
4 1 (3.45%) PostgreSQL
4 1 (3.45%) Couchbase
4 1 (3.45%) MySQL
General
1 9 (31.03%) Finance
2 4 (13.79%) Automotive
2 4 (13.79%) Telecoms
3 2 (6.90%) Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (20.69%) .NET
2 5 (17.24%) MSMQ
3 2 (6.90%) HTML
3 2 (6.90%) ASP.NET
3 2 (6.90%) CSS
4 1 (3.45%) XML
4 1 (3.45%) COM
4 1 (3.45%) HTML5
Miscellaneous
1 6 (20.69%) Enterprise Software
2 5 (17.24%) Replication
2 5 (17.24%) Blackberry
2 5 (17.24%) Mainframe
3 2 (6.90%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 15 (51.72%) Windows
2 6 (20.69%) Windows Server 2003
2 6 (20.69%) Windows Server 2012
3 5 (17.24%) UNIX
3 5 (17.24%) HPUX
3 5 (17.24%) Windows 2000
3 5 (17.24%) Windows Mobile
4 4 (13.79%) Apple iOS
4 4 (13.79%) Windows Phone 8
4 4 (13.79%) Windows Phone
5 1 (3.45%) Debian
5 1 (3.45%) Ubuntu
5 1 (3.45%) Windows Vista
5 1 (3.45%) Windows Server 2008
5 1 (3.45%) CentOS
5 1 (3.45%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 1 (3.45%) Windows 7
5 1 (3.45%) Windows XP
5 1 (3.45%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (41.38%) Project Management
2 10 (34.48%) Agile Software Development
3 8 (27.59%) Service Delivery
4 6 (20.69%) PRINCE2
4 6 (20.69%) Workflow
5 5 (17.24%) Software Engineering
6 4 (13.79%) OpenUP
7 3 (10.34%) Product Management
7 3 (10.34%) Capacity Planning
7 3 (10.34%) Analytics
7 3 (10.34%) Stakeholder Management
7 3 (10.34%) Use Case
7 3 (10.34%) Programme Management
7 3 (10.34%) Time Management
7 3 (10.34%) Supplier Management
7 3 (10.34%) ITIL
7 3 (10.34%) Business Intelligence
8 2 (6.90%) Service Management
8 2 (6.90%) OO
8 2 (6.90%) E-Commerce
Programming Languages
1 7 (24.14%) SQL
2 6 (20.69%) C#
3 5 (17.24%) Java
4 4 (13.79%) C++
4 4 (13.79%) C
5 2 (6.90%) Python
6 1 (3.45%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 7 (24.14%) Degree
2 6 (20.69%) APMP
3 2 (6.90%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (13.79%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 6 (20.69%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 5 (17.24%) SCCM
Vendors
1 9 (31.03%) Oracle
2 6 (20.69%) Microsoft
2 6 (20.69%) VMware
3 5 (17.24%) Brocade
3 5 (17.24%) Fujitsu
3 5 (17.24%) HP
3 5 (17.24%) Nortel
3 5 (17.24%) Avaya
3 5 (17.24%) Juniper
3 5 (17.24%) Cisco
3 5 (17.24%) IBM
3 5 (17.24%) Clearswift
3 5 (17.24%) BT
4 1 (3.45%) Red Hat
4 1 (3.45%) Salesforce.com
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