Period
to 23 November 2017

The median annual salary for an IT Manager was £45,000 in advertised job vacancies in Scotland during the 6 months to 23 November 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
6 months to
23 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 126 103 160
Rank change year-on-year -23 +57 -42
Permanent jobs requiring an IT Manager 104 117 87
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Scotland 1.84% 2.26% 1.36%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.91% 2.35% 1.42%
Number of salaries quoted 70 95 57
Scotland median annual salary £45,000 £55,000 £55,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -18.18% - +10.00%
10th Percentile £36,175 £37,500 £38,250
90th Percentile £65,000 £70,250 £65,000
UK median annual salary £52,500 £52,500 £50,000
% change year-on-year - +5.00% -4.76%

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 5432 4977 6111
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 96.24% 95.95% 95.34%
Number of salaries quoted 3483 3096 3930
Scotland median annual salary £42,500 £42,500 £42,500
10th Percentile £27,500 £27,000 £27,500
90th Percentile £65,000 £65,000 £63,750
UK median annual salary £48,000 £47,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year +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 November 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 6 months to 23 November 2017. 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 -26 51 £45,000 -30.77% 5
Glasgow -21 33 £46,000 - 2
Inverclyde 0 4 £41,500 -2.35%
West Lothian -7 3 £65,000 +27.45%
Fife 0 2 £45,000 -
Dundee -5 1 - -
Midlothian - 1 £32,500 -
IT Manager
UK

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

For the 6 months to 23 November 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 51 (49.04%) Project Management
2 41 (39.42%) Finance
3 35 (33.65%) PRINCE2
4 28 (26.92%) PMI Certification
5 27 (25.96%) Microsoft
6 24 (23.08%) Agile Software Development
7 23 (22.12%) Scrum
7 23 (22.12%) ITIL
7 23 (22.12%) PMP
8 22 (21.15%) Change Management
9 21 (20.19%) Windows
9 21 (20.19%) Waterfall
9 21 (20.19%) Analytical Skills
10 16 (15.38%) Contingency Planning
10 16 (15.38%) Continuous Improvement
10 16 (15.38%) Resource Management
10 16 (15.38%) Degree
11 15 (14.42%) Stakeholder Management
11 15 (14.42%) Document Management
12 14 (13.46%) Supplier Management
12 14 (13.46%) SQL Server
12 14 (13.46%) ISO/IEC 27001
12 14 (13.46%) Mimecast
12 14 (13.46%) GDPR
13 13 (12.50%) iManage
14 12 (11.54%) SCCM
14 12 (11.54%) Windows Server 2012
14 12 (11.54%) Banking
14 12 (11.54%) IP Telephony
14 12 (11.54%) VMware

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 8 (7.69%) SharePoint
2 7 (6.73%) Skype for Business
3 5 (4.81%) MS Exchange
4 4 (3.85%) Exchange Server 2010
4 4 (3.85%) IBM Domino
5 1 (0.96%) Exchange Server 2013
5 1 (0.96%) IIS
5 1 (0.96%) SAS
Applications
1 4 (3.85%) Microsoft Project
2 1 (0.96%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 7 (6.73%) Dynamics CRM
2 4 (3.85%) Dynamics AX
2 4 (3.85%) Dynamics NAV
2 4 (3.85%) Sage 200
2 4 (3.85%) SAP Business One
3 1 (0.96%) PlanetPress Connect
Cloud Services
1 14 (13.46%) Mimecast
2 6 (5.77%) Amazon AWS
3 5 (4.81%) Office 365
4 2 (1.92%) Cloud Computing
4 2 (1.92%) IaaS
4 2 (1.92%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 12 (11.54%) IP Telephony
2 4 (3.85%) Skype
2 4 (3.85%) Unified Communications
3 2 (1.92%) Intranet
3 2 (1.92%) LAN
3 2 (1.92%) SAN
3 2 (1.92%) WAN
4 1 (0.96%) DHCP
4 1 (0.96%) DNS
4 1 (0.96%) Firewall
4 1 (0.96%) Internet
4 1 (0.96%) SMS
4 1 (0.96%) VoIP
4 1 (0.96%) VPN
4 1 (0.96%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 14 (13.46%) SQL Server
2 1 (0.96%) Big Data
2 1 (0.96%) EDRMS
2 1 (0.96%) Hadoop
2 1 (0.96%) SQL Server 2012
General
1 41 (39.42%) Finance
2 12 (11.54%) Banking
3 10 (9.62%) Legal
4 7 (6.73%) Retail Banking
5 3 (2.88%) Billing
6 2 (1.92%) Marketing
7 1 (0.96%) Investment Banking
7 1 (0.96%) Telecoms
Miscellaneous
1 21 (20.19%) Analytical Skills
2 8 (7.69%) PMI
3 4 (3.85%) Blackberry
3 4 (3.85%) Data Centre
4 3 (2.88%) Hybrid Cloud
5 1 (0.96%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 21 (20.19%) Windows
2 12 (11.54%) Windows Server 2012
3 11 (10.58%) Windows 10
4 5 (4.81%) Linux
5 3 (2.88%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 51 (49.04%) Project Management
2 35 (33.65%) PRINCE2
3 24 (23.08%) Agile Software Development
4 23 (22.12%) ITIL
4 23 (22.12%) Scrum
5 22 (21.15%) Change Management
6 21 (20.19%) Waterfall
7 16 (15.38%) Contingency Planning
7 16 (15.38%) Continuous Improvement
7 16 (15.38%) Resource Management
8 15 (14.42%) Document Management
8 15 (14.42%) Stakeholder Management
9 14 (13.46%) Supplier Management
10 12 (11.54%) Service Delivery
11 11 (10.58%) Practice Management
12 8 (7.69%) CRM
12 8 (7.69%) Service Management
13 6 (5.77%) ERP
13 6 (5.77%) Kanban
13 6 (5.77%) Stakeholder Engagement
Programming Languages
1 5 (4.81%) PowerShell
2 3 (2.88%) Java
3 1 (0.96%) SQL
Qualifications
1 28 (26.92%) PMI Certification
2 23 (22.12%) PMP
3 16 (15.38%) Degree
4 4 (3.85%) CISSP
4 4 (3.85%) ITIL Certification
5 3 (2.88%) CISA
6 2 (1.92%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
6 2 (1.92%) QiCA
7 1 (0.96%) CCNA
7 1 (0.96%) CCNP
7 1 (0.96%) Cisco Certification
7 1 (0.96%) CISM
7 1 (0.96%) Computer Science Degree
7 1 (0.96%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 14 (13.46%) GDPR
1 14 (13.46%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 11 (10.58%) ISO 9001
3 5 (4.81%) PMO
4 4 (3.85%) SLA
5 3 (2.88%) PMBOK
6 1 (0.96%) COBIT
6 1 (0.96%) QA
System Software
1 7 (6.73%) Active Directory
2 1 (0.96%) Virtual Desktop
2 1 (0.96%) VMware ESXi
2 1 (0.96%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 12 (11.54%) SCCM
2 11 (10.58%) SCOM
3 4 (3.85%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
4 1 (0.96%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 27 (25.96%) Microsoft
2 13 (12.50%) iManage
3 12 (11.54%) VMware
4 10 (9.62%) MobileIron
5 5 (4.81%) Epicor
6 4 (3.85%) Google
6 4 (3.85%) Lotus
6 4 (3.85%) Sage
6 4 (3.85%) Salesforce.com
6 4 (3.85%) SAP
6 4 (3.85%) Symantec
7 3 (2.88%) Cisco
8 2 (1.92%) ServiceNow
9 1 (0.96%) Ab Initio