Period
to 21 November 2019

The median annual salary for an IT Manager was £45,000 in advertised job vacancies in Scotland during the 6 months to 21 November 2019.

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
21 Nov 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 148 152 137
Rank change year-on-year +4 -15 -34
Permanent jobs requiring an IT Manager 68 81 102
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Scotland 1.45% 1.50% 1.80%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.52% 1.58% 1.87%
Number of salaries quoted 50 56 68
Scotland median annual salary £45,000 £50,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -10.00% +11.11% -18.18%
10th Percentile £33,810 £36,625 £36,025
90th Percentile £62,625 £71,500 £64,125
UK median annual salary £52,500 £55,000 £52,500
% change year-on-year -4.55% +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 4,478 5,133 5,463
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 95.58% 95.34% 96.32%
Number of salaries quoted 2,770 3,330 3,501
Scotland median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - +5.88% -
10th Percentile £28,500 £28,500 £27,500
90th Percentile £70,000 £70,000 £65,000
UK median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £48,000
% change year-on-year - +4.17% +1.05%

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 21 November 2019.

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 21 November 2019. 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 +9 33 £48,000 -4.00% 9
Glasgow +30 28 £45,000 -10.00% 3
Fife - 5 - - 1
West Lothian - 1 - -
Dundee - 1 £54,000 - 1
IT Manager
UK

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

For the 6 months to 21 November 2019, 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 25 (36.76%) Project Management
2 23 (33.82%) Service Delivery
3 20 (29.41%) ITIL
4 16 (23.53%) PRINCE2
5 15 (22.06%) Microsoft
5 15 (22.06%) Agile Software Development
6 13 (19.12%) Windows
7 12 (17.65%) Finance
7 12 (17.65%) Stakeholder Management
8 11 (16.18%) Degree
8 11 (16.18%) Change Management
8 11 (16.18%) Linux
8 11 (16.18%) Problem-Solving
8 11 (16.18%) Public Sector
9 10 (14.71%) Azure
9 10 (14.71%) IT Strategy
9 10 (14.71%) Customer-Centricity
10 9 (13.24%) Analytical Skills
10 9 (13.24%) Cisco
11 8 (11.76%) PRINCE2 Certification
11 8 (11.76%) Office 365
11 8 (11.76%) Project Delivery
12 7 (10.29%) Waterfall
12 7 (10.29%) Continuous Improvement
12 7 (10.29%) PMO
12 7 (10.29%) Service Management
12 7 (10.29%) QA
12 7 (10.29%) Telecoms
13 6 (8.82%) Asset Management
13 6 (8.82%) Internet

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 3 (4.41%) SharePoint
2 2 (2.94%) Confluence
3 1 (1.47%) Alfresco
3 1 (1.47%) MS Exchange
3 1 (1.47%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 5 (7.35%) Microsoft Office
2 3 (4.41%) Microsoft PowerPoint
3 1 (1.47%) Microsoft Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (1.47%) Dynamics CRM
1 1 (1.47%) SAP S/4HANA
Cloud Services
1 10 (14.71%) Azure
2 8 (11.76%) Office 365
3 6 (8.82%) AWS
4 5 (7.35%) Dynamics 365
5 3 (4.41%) Cloud Computing
6 1 (1.47%) G Suite
6 1 (1.47%) GCP
6 1 (1.47%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 6 (8.82%) Internet
2 5 (7.35%) DHCP
2 5 (7.35%) DNS
2 5 (7.35%) LAN
2 5 (7.35%) TCP/IP
2 5 (7.35%) VoIP
2 5 (7.35%) WAN
2 5 (7.35%) Wireless
3 2 (2.94%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (2.94%) SQL Server
2 1 (1.47%) Big Data
2 1 (1.47%) Data Warehouse
2 1 (1.47%) MySQL
2 1 (1.47%) Oracle Reports
2 1 (1.47%) SAP HANA
Development Applications
1 2 (2.94%) JIRA
General
1 12 (17.65%) Finance
2 11 (16.18%) Public Sector
3 7 (10.29%) Telecoms
4 4 (5.88%) Banking
5 3 (4.41%) Retail
6 1 (1.47%) Law
6 1 (1.47%) Legal
6 1 (1.47%) Local Government
6 1 (1.47%) Manufacturing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (1.47%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 9 (13.24%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (2.94%) Management Information System
3 1 (1.47%) Cyberattack
3 1 (1.47%) EPoS
3 1 (1.47%) FMCG
3 1 (1.47%) Internet of Things
3 1 (1.47%) NHS
3 1 (1.47%) Renewable Energy
3 1 (1.47%) Self-Motivation
3 1 (1.47%) User Experience
3 1 (1.47%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 13 (19.12%) Windows
2 11 (16.18%) Linux
3 5 (7.35%) Unix
4 3 (4.41%) Windows Server
5 2 (2.94%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 1 (1.47%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
6 1 (1.47%) Ubuntu
6 1 (1.47%) Windows 10
6 1 (1.47%) Windows Server 2008
6 1 (1.47%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 25 (36.76%) Project Management
2 23 (33.82%) Service Delivery
3 20 (29.41%) ITIL
4 16 (23.53%) PRINCE2
5 15 (22.06%) Agile Software Development
6 12 (17.65%) Stakeholder Management
7 11 (16.18%) Change Management
7 11 (16.18%) Problem-Solving
8 10 (14.71%) Customer-Centricity
8 10 (14.71%) IT Strategy
9 8 (11.76%) Project Delivery
10 7 (10.29%) Continuous Improvement
10 7 (10.29%) Service Management
10 7 (10.29%) Waterfall
11 6 (8.82%) Asset Management
11 6 (8.82%) Portfolio Management
12 5 (7.35%) Logistics
12 5 (7.35%) Project Planning
12 5 (7.35%) Technology Roadmap
13 4 (5.88%) Time Management
Programming Languages
1 1 (1.47%) C
Qualifications
1 11 (16.18%) Degree
2 8 (11.76%) PRINCE2 Certification
3 5 (7.35%) Master's Degree
4 2 (2.94%) CISSP
4 2 (2.94%) ITIL Certification
5 1 (1.47%) CCNA
5 1 (1.47%) CCNP
5 1 (1.47%) Cisco Certification
5 1 (1.47%) Computer Science Degree
5 1 (1.47%) MCITP
5 1 (1.47%) MCSE
5 1 (1.47%) Microsoft Certification
5 1 (1.47%) SAP Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (10.29%) PMO
1 7 (10.29%) QA
2 3 (4.41%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 2 (2.94%) SLA
4 1 (1.47%) GDPR
System Software
1 4 (5.88%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (1.47%) Active Directory
2 1 (1.47%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 1 (1.47%) OSSEC
1 1 (1.47%) ZABBIX
Vendors
1 15 (22.06%) Microsoft
2 9 (13.24%) Cisco
3 5 (7.35%) VMware
4 2 (2.94%) Dell
4 2 (2.94%) Oracle
4 2 (2.94%) Red Hat
4 2 (2.94%) SAP
4 2 (2.94%) Tableau
4 2 (2.94%) Vermilion
5 1 (1.47%) Apple
5 1 (1.47%) Barracuda Networks
5 1 (1.47%) CheckPoint
5 1 (1.47%) Citrix
5 1 (1.47%) Cognos
5 1 (1.47%) JD Edwards
5 1 (1.47%) Kaspersky
5 1 (1.47%) MuleSoft
5 1 (1.47%) NVIDIA
5 1 (1.47%) Symantec
5 1 (1.47%) Trend Micro