The median annual salary for a IT Manager was £50,000 in advertised job vacancies in Scotland during the 3 months to 24 March 2017.

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

3 months to
24 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
IT Manager
UK / Scotland
Rank 97 89 124
Rank change year-on-year -8 +35  
Permanent jobs requiring an IT Manager 41 71 31
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Scotland 1.77% 2.43% 1.00%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.84% 2.56% 1.05%
Number of salaries quoted 27 57 19
Median salary £50,000 £55,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -9.09% +37.50%  
90% offered a salary of more than £42,500 £37,500 £36,878
10% offered a salary of more than £63,500 £67,500 £63,000
UK excluding London median salary £47,500 £50,000 £47,500
% change year-on-year -5.00% +5.26%  

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 2226 2773 2959
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Scotland 95.99% 94.84% 95.73%
Number of salaries quoted 1379 1800 1824
Median salary £42,500 £45,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -5.55% +5.88%  
90% offered a salary of more than £29,000 £30,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £59,000 £60,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,000 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year +1.20% +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 March 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 March 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 -23 23 £50,000 -11.11% 2
Glasgow +18 8 £45,000 -14.28% 3
Stirling +18 2 £72,500 +20.83%
Dundee +12 2 £50,000 +53.84%
West Lothian - 2 - -
North Lanarkshire +1 1 £38,000 +8.57%
Inverclyde 0 1 £43,000 -3.37%
Renfrewshire - 1 £65,000 -
Scottish Borders - 1 £42,500 - 1
IT Manager
UK

IT Manager Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 24 March 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 41 (42.27%) Finance
2 28 (28.87%) ITIL
3 27 (27.84%) Project Management
4 25 (25.77%) Agile Software Development
5 22 (22.68%) Banking
6 14 (14.43%) CISSP
7 13 (13.40%) CISM
7 13 (13.40%) ITIL Certification
8 12 (12.37%) PRINCE2
8 12 (12.37%) Service Management
8 12 (12.37%) Risk Management
8 12 (12.37%) Degree
9 10 (10.31%) ISO/IEC 27001
9 10 (10.31%) Stakeholder Management
10 9 (9.28%) Service Delivery
11 8 (8.25%) Windows
11 8 (8.25%) Microsoft
11 8 (8.25%) Supplier Management
11 8 (8.25%) Continuous Improvement
12 7 (7.22%) SDLC
12 7 (7.22%) LAN
12 7 (7.22%) WAN
12 7 (7.22%) Disaster Recovery
12 7 (7.22%) ITSM
13 6 (6.19%) Manufacturing
13 6 (6.19%) CISA
13 6 (6.19%) SQL
13 6 (6.19%) Active Directory
13 6 (6.19%) Information Security
13 6 (6.19%) Security Testing

IT Manager Skill Set
Top Related 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 2 (2.06%) MS Excel
2 1 (1.03%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 3 (3.09%) SaaS
2 2 (2.06%) Office 365
3 1 (1.03%) Amazon AWS
3 1 (1.03%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 7 (7.22%) LAN
1 7 (7.22%) WAN
2 4 (4.12%) Firewall
2 4 (4.12%) Internet
2 4 (4.12%) Wi-Fi
3 3 (3.09%) VPN
4 1 (1.03%) SAN
4 1 (1.03%) VLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (3.09%) SQL Server
2 2 (2.06%) RDBMS
2 2 (2.06%) Relational Database
General
1 41 (42.27%) Finance
2 22 (22.68%) Banking
3 6 (6.19%) Manufacturing
4 3 (3.09%) Legal
4 3 (3.09%) Retail
4 3 (3.09%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (3.09%) .NET
2 2 (2.06%) HTML
3 1 (1.03%) .NET Framework
3 1 (1.03%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 3 (3.09%) Management Information System
2 2 (2.06%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (2.06%) Virtual Team
3 1 (1.03%) Computer Science
3 1 (1.03%) Data Centre
3 1 (1.03%) EPoS
3 1 (1.03%) Mainframe
Operating Systems
1 8 (8.25%) Windows
2 4 (4.12%) Unix
3 3 (3.09%) Windows Server
3 3 (3.09%) Windows Server 2008
3 3 (3.09%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 28 (28.87%) ITIL
2 27 (27.84%) Project Management
3 25 (25.77%) Agile Software Development
4 12 (12.37%) PRINCE2
4 12 (12.37%) Risk Management
4 12 (12.37%) Service Management
5 10 (10.31%) Stakeholder Management
6 9 (9.28%) Service Delivery
7 8 (8.25%) Continuous Improvement
7 8 (8.25%) Supplier Management
8 7 (7.22%) Disaster Recovery
8 7 (7.22%) ITSM
8 7 (7.22%) SDLC
9 6 (6.19%) Information Security
9 6 (6.19%) Mentoring
9 6 (6.19%) Security Testing
9 6 (6.19%) Waterfall
10 5 (5.15%) Coaching
10 5 (5.15%) Performance Management
10 5 (5.15%) Stakeholder Engagement
Programming Languages
1 6 (6.19%) SQL
2 1 (1.03%) Java
Qualifications
1 14 (14.43%) CISSP
2 13 (13.40%) CISM
2 13 (13.40%) ITIL Certification
3 12 (12.37%) Degree
4 6 (6.19%) CISA
5 4 (4.12%) CCNA
5 4 (4.12%) CCNP
5 4 (4.12%) Cisco Certification
5 4 (4.12%) PMP
5 4 (4.12%) Security Cleared
6 3 (3.09%) PMI Certification
6 3 (3.09%) PRINCE2 Certification
7 2 (2.06%) APMP
7 2 (2.06%) CCAB
8 1 (1.03%) ISEB
8 1 (1.03%) ISTQB
8 1 (1.03%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (10.31%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 5 (5.15%) COBIT
3 4 (4.12%) SLA
4 3 (3.09%) GDPR
4 3 (3.09%) PCI DSS
5 2 (2.06%) QA
6 1 (1.03%) PMO
System Software
1 6 (6.19%) Active Directory
2 4 (4.12%) Hyper-V
2 4 (4.12%) VMware Infrastructure
Vendors
1 8 (8.25%) Microsoft
2 5 (5.15%) Oracle
3 4 (4.12%) VMware
4 3 (3.09%) Cisco
5 2 (2.06%) Citrix
6 1 (1.03%) Charles River
6 1 (1.03%) Red Hat
6 1 (1.03%) Salesforce.com
6 1 (1.03%) Vermilion
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