Period
to 23 October 2018

The median annual salary for an IT Manager was £47,025 in advertised job vacancies in Scotland during the 6 months to 23 October 2018.

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
6 months to
23 Oct 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 149 122 98
Rank change year-on-year -27 -24 +66
Permanent jobs requiring an IT Manager 78 103 130
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Scotland 1.45% 1.85% 2.48%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.52% 1.93% 2.57%
Number of salaries quoted 53 71 107
Scotland median annual salary £47,025 £48,500 £51,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -3.04% -4.90% -2.86%
10th Percentile £36,300 £37,000 £35,350
90th Percentile £71,650 £61,250 £70,250
UK median annual salary £55,000 £52,500 £52,500
% change year-on-year +4.76% - +5.00%

The following table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Scotland. 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
Scotland
Permanent vacancies in Scotland with a recognized job title 5,127 5,325 5,049
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 95.51% 95.81% 96.28%
Number of salaries quoted 3,369 3,404 3,069
Scotland median annual salary £45,000 £43,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +4.65% +1.18% -
10th Percentile £28,750 £28,000 £26,250
90th Percentile £70,000 £65,000 £65,000
UK median annual salary £50,000 £48,000 £47,500
% change year-on-year +4.17% +1.05% +5.56%

IT Manager
Job Vacancy Trend in Scotland

Job postings that featured IT Manager in the job title as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Scotland.

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 6 months to 23 October 2018.

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 6 months to 23 October 2018. 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
Edinburgh -5 48 £46,388 -7.23% 2
Glasgow -11 23 £47,500 +3.26% 5
Inverclyde +1 4 £45,000 +8.43%
Scottish Borders - 1 £44,250 -
Aberdeen - 1 £52,500 -
IT Manager
UK

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

For the 6 months to 23 October 2018, IT Manager job roles required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all permanent job ads across the Scotland region featuring IT Manager in the job title.

1 36 (46.15%) Project Management
2 26 (33.33%) Stakeholder Management
3 24 (30.77%) Finance
4 22 (28.21%) PRINCE2
5 20 (25.64%) Windows
6 18 (23.08%) ITIL
6 18 (23.08%) Agile Software Development
6 18 (23.08%) Windows Server
7 17 (21.79%) Microsoft
8 15 (19.23%) Microsoft Office
8 15 (19.23%) Change Management
9 14 (17.95%) Cisco
9 14 (17.95%) Office 365
10 13 (16.67%) Windows Server 2012
11 12 (15.38%) Windows 10
12 11 (14.10%) Meraki
12 11 (14.10%) SQL Server
13 10 (12.82%) Service Delivery
13 10 (12.82%) Retail
14 9 (11.54%) VMware
14 9 (11.54%) Data Privacy
14 9 (11.54%) VMware Infrastructure
15 8 (10.26%) Mac OS
15 8 (10.26%) Continuous Improvement
15 8 (10.26%) Cisco IOS
15 8 (10.26%) VoIP
15 8 (10.26%) MS Visio
16 7 (8.97%) PRINCE2 Certification
16 7 (8.97%) Service Management
16 7 (8.97%) Analytical Skills

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:

Applications
1 15 (19.23%) Microsoft Office
2 8 (10.26%) MS Visio
3 3 (3.85%) Microsoft Project
Cloud Services
1 14 (17.95%) Office 365
2 4 (5.13%) Microsoft Azure
3 3 (3.85%) Amazon AWS
3 3 (3.85%) Cloud Computing
4 2 (2.56%) SaaS
5 1 (1.28%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 8 (10.26%) Cisco IOS
1 8 (10.26%) VoIP
2 4 (5.13%) Firewall
2 4 (5.13%) SAN
3 3 (3.85%) DHCP
3 3 (3.85%) DNS
3 3 (3.85%) Intranet
4 2 (2.56%) Wi-Fi
4 2 (2.56%) Wireless
5 1 (1.28%) IP Telephony
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (14.10%) SQL Server
2 1 (1.28%) PostgreSQL
2 1 (1.28%) RDBMS
2 1 (1.28%) Relational Database
General
1 24 (30.77%) Finance
2 10 (12.82%) Retail
3 5 (6.41%) Banking
4 4 (5.13%) Marketing
5 3 (3.85%) Law
6 1 (1.28%) Advertising
6 1 (1.28%) Legal
6 1 (1.28%) Retail Banking
Miscellaneous
1 7 (8.97%) Analytical Skills
2 6 (7.69%) Data Centre
3 5 (6.41%) Management Information System
4 4 (5.13%) FMCG
5 3 (3.85%) Cyberattack
5 3 (3.85%) Fintech
6 1 (1.28%) Enterprise Software
6 1 (1.28%) Hybrid Cloud
6 1 (1.28%) PMI
6 1 (1.28%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 20 (25.64%) Windows
2 18 (23.08%) Windows Server
3 13 (16.67%) Windows Server 2012
4 12 (15.38%) Windows 10
5 8 (10.26%) Mac OS
6 2 (2.56%) Linux
7 1 (1.28%) CentOS
7 1 (1.28%) Windows 7
7 1 (1.28%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 36 (46.15%) Project Management
2 26 (33.33%) Stakeholder Management
3 22 (28.21%) PRINCE2
4 18 (23.08%) Agile Software Development
4 18 (23.08%) ITIL
5 15 (19.23%) Change Management
6 10 (12.82%) Service Delivery
7 9 (11.54%) Data Privacy
8 8 (10.26%) Continuous Improvement
9 7 (8.97%) Service Management
10 6 (7.69%) Cybersecurity
10 6 (7.69%) DevOps
10 6 (7.69%) IT Strategy
10 6 (7.69%) Risk Management
11 5 (6.41%) Coaching
11 5 (6.41%) Problem-Solving
11 5 (6.41%) Process Improvement
11 5 (6.41%) Stakeholder Engagement
12 4 (5.13%) ITIL V3
12 4 (5.13%) Knowledge Management
Programming Languages
1 3 (3.85%) PowerShell
2 2 (2.56%) JavaScript
2 2 (2.56%) PHP
2 2 (2.56%) SQL
Qualifications
1 7 (8.97%) PRINCE2 Certification
2 5 (6.41%) Degree
3 4 (5.13%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
4 3 (3.85%) CISSP
5 2 (2.56%) CISM
5 2 (2.56%) ITIL Certification
5 2 (2.56%) PMI Certification
5 2 (2.56%) PMP
6 1 (1.28%) CCNA
6 1 (1.28%) CCNP
6 1 (1.28%) CISA
6 1 (1.28%) Cisco Certification
6 1 (1.28%) CRISC
6 1 (1.28%) ISO 27001 Lead Auditor
6 1 (1.28%) MCP
6 1 (1.28%) Microsoft Certified Architect
6 1 (1.28%) Microsoft Certified Master
6 1 (1.28%) PCI QSA
6 1 (1.28%) TOGAF Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (7.69%) SLA
2 4 (5.13%) PMO
3 3 (3.85%) COBIT
3 3 (3.85%) GDPR
4 2 (2.56%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 1 (1.28%) Cyber Essentials
5 1 (1.28%) HIPAA
5 1 (1.28%) PCI DSS
5 1 (1.28%) PSD2
5 1 (1.28%) QA
5 1 (1.28%) Sarbanes-Oxley
5 1 (1.28%) SSAE 16
System Software
1 9 (11.54%) VMware Infrastructure
2 5 (6.41%) Hyper-V
3 4 (5.13%) Active Directory
4 1 (1.28%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 3 (3.85%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
1 3 (3.85%) SCDPM
2 1 (1.28%) Single Sign-On
2 1 (1.28%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 17 (21.79%) Microsoft
2 14 (17.95%) Cisco
3 11 (14.10%) Meraki
4 9 (11.54%) VMware
5 3 (3.85%) Xero
6 1 (1.28%) Cognos
6 1 (1.28%) Dell