Period
to 22 January 2019

The median annual salary for an IT Manager was £50,000 in advertised job vacancies in Scotland during the 6 months to 22 January 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
22 Jan 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 169 129 98
Rank change year-on-year -40 -31 +43
Permanent jobs requiring an IT Manager 59 108 99
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Scotland 1.16% 1.95% 2.15%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.21% 2.02% 2.23%
Number of salaries quoted 47 78 73
Scotland median annual salary £50,000 £45,000 £52,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +11.11% -14.29% -4.55%
10th Percentile £40,750 £35,750 £38,000
90th Percentile £67,500 £68,250 £70,250
UK median annual salary £55,000 £52,500 £52,500
% change year-on-year +4.76% - +2.77%

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 4,893 5,337 4,438
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 95.88% 96.56% 96.44%
Number of salaries quoted 3,206 3,549 2,848
Scotland median annual salary £45,000 £44,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +2.27% +3.53% -
10th Percentile £29,000 £28,000 £27,500
90th Percentile £69,250 £65,000 £62,750
UK median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £47,500
% change year-on-year - +5.26% +3.26%

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 22 January 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 22 January 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
Glasgow +7 29 £50,000 +8.70% 3
Edinburgh -25 27 £52,500 +16.67% 3
Aberdeen - 1 £52,500 -
Scottish Borders - 1 £44,250 - 2
IT Manager
UK

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

For the 6 months to 22 January 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 30 (50.85%) Project Management
2 20 (33.90%) Stakeholder Management
3 15 (25.42%) Finance
4 12 (20.34%) Agile Software Development
5 10 (16.95%) Service Delivery
5 10 (16.95%) PRINCE2
6 9 (15.25%) Microsoft Office
6 9 (15.25%) Cybersecurity
7 8 (13.56%) Process Improvement
7 8 (13.56%) ITIL
7 8 (13.56%) Windows
7 8 (13.56%) Problem-Solving
8 7 (11.86%) Microsoft
8 7 (11.86%) Banking
8 7 (11.86%) Retail
8 7 (11.86%) Windows Server
9 6 (10.17%) Stakeholder Engagement
9 6 (10.17%) Change Management
10 5 (8.47%) VMware
10 5 (8.47%) Cisco
10 5 (8.47%) PRINCE
10 5 (8.47%) Service Management
10 5 (8.47%) SQL Server
10 5 (8.47%) MS Visio
10 5 (8.47%) VMware Infrastructure
10 5 (8.47%) Mac OS
10 5 (8.47%) Cisco IOS
10 5 (8.47%) Office 365
10 5 (8.47%) Windows Server 2012
10 5 (8.47%) Meraki

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 9 (15.25%) Microsoft Office
2 5 (8.47%) MS Visio
3 4 (6.78%) Microsoft Excel
3 4 (6.78%) Microsoft Project
Cloud Services
1 5 (8.47%) Office 365
2 4 (6.78%) Cloud Computing
3 2 (3.39%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 5 (8.47%) Cisco IOS
2 1 (1.69%) Firewall
2 1 (1.69%) Internet
2 1 (1.69%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (8.47%) SQL Server
2 1 (1.69%) Data Warehouse
2 1 (1.69%) RDBMS
2 1 (1.69%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 1 (1.69%) Hudson
General
1 15 (25.42%) Finance
2 7 (11.86%) Banking
2 7 (11.86%) Retail
3 2 (3.39%) Billing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (1.69%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 4 (6.78%) Analytical Skills
1 4 (6.78%) Management Information System
2 3 (5.08%) Cyberattack
3 2 (3.39%) Enterprise Software
3 2 (3.39%) Self-Motivation
4 1 (1.69%) Fintech
4 1 (1.69%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 8 (13.56%) Windows
2 7 (11.86%) Windows Server
3 5 (8.47%) Mac OS
3 5 (8.47%) Windows 10
3 5 (8.47%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 30 (50.85%) Project Management
2 20 (33.90%) Stakeholder Management
3 12 (20.34%) Agile Software Development
4 10 (16.95%) PRINCE2
4 10 (16.95%) Service Delivery
5 9 (15.25%) Cybersecurity
6 8 (13.56%) ITIL
6 8 (13.56%) Problem-Solving
6 8 (13.56%) Process Improvement
7 6 (10.17%) Change Management
7 6 (10.17%) Stakeholder Engagement
8 5 (8.47%) Data Privacy
8 5 (8.47%) DevOps
8 5 (8.47%) PRINCE
8 5 (8.47%) Service Management
9 4 (6.78%) CRM
9 4 (6.78%) Migration
9 4 (6.78%) Problem Management
9 4 (6.78%) Project Planning
9 4 (6.78%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 2 (3.39%) JavaScript
1 2 (3.39%) PHP
2 1 (1.69%) SQL
Qualifications
1 3 (5.08%) Degree
1 3 (5.08%) PRINCE2 Certification
2 2 (3.39%) ITIL Certification
2 2 (3.39%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
3 1 (1.69%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (5.08%) SLA
2 1 (1.69%) QA
System Software
1 5 (8.47%) VMware Infrastructure
Vendors
1 7 (11.86%) Microsoft
2 5 (8.47%) Cisco
2 5 (8.47%) Meraki
2 5 (8.47%) VMware
3 2 (3.39%) Cognos