The median annual salary for an IT Manager was £54,000 in advertised job vacancies in Scotland during the 3 months to 24 June 2017.

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

IT Manager
UK / Scotland
3 months to
24 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 113 95 133
Rank change year-on-year -18 +38  
Permanent jobs requiring an IT Manager 36 71 33
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Scotland 1.36% 2.48% 1.05%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.45% 2.56% 1.10%
Number of salaries quoted 27 57 21
Median salary £54,000 £52,500 £52,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +2.85% -  
90% offered a salary of more than £38,800 £40,000 £37,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £68,500 £62,000
UK excluding London median salary £50,000 £50,000 £49,000
% change year-on-year - +2.04%  

The next table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all job roles in permanent job vacancies advertised in Scotland. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title. As such, the figures in the first row provide an indication of the number of permanent jobs in our overall sample.

IT Job Roles
Scotland
Permanent job vacancies with a job title containing a recognized job role 2491 2770 2990
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Scotland 94.04% 96.62% 95.25%
Number of salaries quoted 1596 1594 1899
Median salary £44,000 £42,500 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +3.52% -  
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £27,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £60,000 £60,675
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year +2.40% +3.75%  

IT Manager
Job Vacancy Trend in Scotland

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Scotland that featured IT Manager in the job title.

Job vacancy trend for IT Manager in Scotland

IT Manager
Salary Trend in Scotland

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

Salary trend for IT Manager in Scotland

IT Manager
Salary Histogram in Scotland

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing IT Manager in Scotland over the 3 months to 24 June 2017.

Salary histogram for IT Manager in Scotland

IT Manager
Job Locations in Scotland

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing IT Manager within the Scotland region over the 3 months to 24 June 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Edinburgh -25 21 £55,750 +1.36% 2
Glasgow +8 12 £38,500 -25.24% 2
Inverclyde -5 2 £41,250 -2.94%
IT Manager
UK

IT Manager Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 24 June 2017, IT 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 Scotland region featuring IT Manager in the job title.

1 32 (41.56%) Finance
2 24 (31.17%) ITIL
3 23 (29.87%) Project Management
4 17 (22.08%) Service Management
5 16 (20.78%) Agile Software Development
6 15 (19.48%) Continuous Improvement
7 12 (15.58%) Banking
7 12 (15.58%) PRINCE2
8 11 (14.29%) Stakeholder Management
8 11 (14.29%) ITSM
8 11 (14.29%) Supplier Management
9 10 (12.99%) CISSP
10 9 (11.69%) Analytical Skills
10 9 (11.69%) Contingency Planning
10 9 (11.69%) ITIL Certification
10 9 (11.69%) PMP
10 9 (11.69%) CISM
10 9 (11.69%) Scrum
11 8 (10.39%) Risk Management
11 8 (10.39%) Service Delivery
11 8 (10.39%) Change Management
11 8 (10.39%) PMI Certification
11 8 (10.39%) Microsoft
12 7 (9.09%) LAN
12 7 (9.09%) WAN
12 7 (9.09%) Disaster Recovery
12 7 (9.09%) Degree
12 7 (9.09%) ISO/IEC 27001
13 6 (7.79%) Waterfall
14 5 (6.49%) Microsoft Azure

IT Manager Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in Scotland 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 2 (2.60%) IIS
2 1 (1.30%) Exchange Server 2010
2 1 (1.30%) IBM Domino
2 1 (1.30%) MS Exchange
2 1 (1.30%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 3 (3.90%) Microsoft Project
2 1 (1.30%) Microsoft Excel
2 1 (1.30%) Microsoft Office
2 1 (1.30%) Microsoft PowerPoint
2 1 (1.30%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 5 (6.49%) Microsoft Azure
2 3 (3.90%) Cloud Computing
3 2 (2.60%) Amazon AWS
4 1 (1.30%) IaaS
4 1 (1.30%) Mimecast
4 1 (1.30%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 7 (9.09%) LAN
1 7 (9.09%) WAN
2 5 (6.49%) Firewall
3 4 (5.19%) VPN
3 4 (5.19%) Wi-Fi
4 2 (2.60%) Internet
4 2 (2.60%) SAN
4 2 (2.60%) VLAN
5 1 (1.30%) DNS
5 1 (1.30%) Skype
5 1 (1.30%) Unified Communications
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (5.19%) SQL Server
2 1 (1.30%) MySQL
2 1 (1.30%) SQL Server 2008
General
1 32 (41.56%) Finance
2 12 (15.58%) Banking
3 4 (5.19%) Retail
4 2 (2.60%) Front Office
4 2 (2.60%) Manufacturing
5 1 (1.30%) Legal
5 1 (1.30%) Retail Banking
5 1 (1.30%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (1.30%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 9 (11.69%) Analytical Skills
2 3 (3.90%) Data Centre
2 3 (3.90%) Virtual Team
3 2 (2.60%) Management Information System
4 1 (1.30%) Blackberry
4 1 (1.30%) Computer Science
4 1 (1.30%) Hybrid Cloud
4 1 (1.30%) Mainframe
4 1 (1.30%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 5 (6.49%) Windows
2 4 (5.19%) Windows Server
3 3 (3.90%) Windows Server 2008
3 3 (3.90%) Windows Server 2012
4 2 (2.60%) Linux
4 2 (2.60%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 24 (31.17%) ITIL
2 23 (29.87%) Project Management
3 17 (22.08%) Service Management
4 16 (20.78%) Agile Software Development
5 15 (19.48%) Continuous Improvement
6 12 (15.58%) PRINCE2
7 11 (14.29%) ITSM
7 11 (14.29%) Stakeholder Management
7 11 (14.29%) Supplier Management
8 9 (11.69%) Contingency Planning
8 9 (11.69%) Scrum
9 8 (10.39%) Change Management
9 8 (10.39%) Risk Management
9 8 (10.39%) Service Delivery
10 7 (9.09%) Disaster Recovery
11 6 (7.79%) Waterfall
12 5 (6.49%) IT Strategy
12 5 (6.49%) ITIL V3
12 5 (6.49%) Resource Management
12 5 (6.49%) Security Testing
Programming Languages
1 3 (3.90%) SQL
2 2 (2.60%) PowerShell
3 1 (1.30%) Java
Qualifications
1 10 (12.99%) CISSP
2 9 (11.69%) CISM
2 9 (11.69%) ITIL Certification
2 9 (11.69%) PMP
3 8 (10.39%) PMI Certification
4 7 (9.09%) Degree
5 4 (5.19%) CCNA
5 4 (5.19%) CCNP
5 4 (5.19%) Cisco Certification
6 1 (1.30%) CISA
6 1 (1.30%) Computer Science Degree
6 1 (1.30%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (9.09%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 4 (5.19%) COBIT
3 1 (1.30%) PMO
3 1 (1.30%) SLA
System Software
1 5 (6.49%) Active Directory
2 3 (3.90%) Hyper-V
2 3 (3.90%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 1 (1.30%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
Vendors
1 8 (10.39%) Microsoft
2 4 (5.19%) Cisco
3 3 (3.90%) VMware
4 1 (1.30%) Lotus
4 1 (1.30%) Red Hat
4 1 (1.30%) Symantec
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