Period
to 18 August 2018

The median annual salary for an IT Manager was £50,000 in advertised job vacancies in Scotland during the 6 months to 18 August 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
18 Aug 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 124 140 108
Rank change year-on-year +16 -32 +68
Permanent jobs requiring an IT Manager 107 83 145
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Scotland 1.94% 1.55% 2.56%
As % of the Job Titles category 2.03% 1.62% 2.67%
Number of salaries quoted 81 58 114
Scotland median annual salary £50,000 £55,000 £55,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -9.09% - +4.76%
10th Percentile £36,500 £37,500 £36,625
90th Percentile £62,500 £65,000 £72,125
UK median annual salary £54,250 £52,500 £52,500
% change year-on-year +3.33% - +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 5,282 5,126 5,436
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 95.69% 95.42% 95.87%
Number of salaries quoted 3,552 3,185 3,275
Scotland median annual salary £45,000 £42,500 £44,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.88% -3.41% +3.53%
10th Percentile £28,635 £27,500 £26,250
90th Percentile £69,363 £67,500 £65,000
UK median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £47,500
% change year-on-year +5.26% - +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 18 August 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 18 August 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 +32 75 £52,500 -4.55% 2
Glasgow -26 24 £40,000 -17.53% 3
Stirling +1 4 £40,000 -44.83%
Inverclyde +1 4 £45,000 +8.43%
Scottish Borders -4 1 £44,250 +4.12% 1
North Lanarkshire - 1 £45,000 -
Fife - 1 £50,000 - 1
IT Manager
UK

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

For the 6 months to 18 August 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 51 (47.66%) Finance
2 42 (39.25%) Project Management
3 40 (37.38%) Stakeholder Management
4 38 (35.51%) ITIL
5 37 (34.58%) PRINCE2
6 33 (30.84%) Agile Software Development
7 26 (24.30%) Change Management
8 19 (17.76%) Banking
9 18 (16.82%) Windows
10 16 (14.95%) Service Delivery
10 16 (14.95%) Windows Server
11 15 (14.02%) Continuous Improvement
12 14 (13.08%) Microsoft
13 13 (12.15%) PMP
14 12 (11.21%) PMI Certification
14 12 (11.21%) Amazon AWS
14 12 (11.21%) Analytical Skills
15 11 (10.28%) Office 365
15 11 (10.28%) Supplier Management
16 10 (9.35%) VoIP
16 10 (9.35%) Service Management
16 10 (9.35%) Mentoring
16 10 (9.35%) IT Strategy
17 9 (8.41%) Coaching
17 9 (8.41%) ITSM
17 9 (8.41%) Risk Management
17 9 (8.41%) Cisco
17 9 (8.41%) Microsoft Office
17 9 (8.41%) Retail
18 8 (7.48%) SLA

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 1 (0.93%) Confluence
1 1 (0.93%) SharePoint
Applications
1 9 (8.41%) Microsoft Office
2 3 (2.80%) MS Visio
3 2 (1.87%) Microsoft Project
Business Applications
1 1 (0.93%) Dynamics CRM
1 1 (0.93%) Dynamics NAV
Cloud Services
1 12 (11.21%) Amazon AWS
2 11 (10.28%) Office 365
3 4 (3.74%) Microsoft Azure
4 1 (0.93%) Cloud Computing
4 1 (0.93%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 10 (9.35%) VoIP
2 7 (6.54%) Firewall
3 4 (3.74%) Intranet
3 4 (3.74%) SAN
4 3 (2.80%) Cisco IOS
4 3 (2.80%) DHCP
4 3 (2.80%) DNS
5 2 (1.87%) Wi-Fi
5 2 (1.87%) Wireless
6 1 (0.93%) IP Telephony
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (5.61%) SQL Server
2 1 (0.93%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 1 (0.93%) JIRA
General
1 51 (47.66%) Finance
2 19 (17.76%) Banking
3 9 (8.41%) Retail
4 7 (6.54%) Retail Banking
5 6 (5.61%) Marketing
6 3 (2.80%) Law
7 1 (0.93%) Advertising
7 1 (0.93%) Legal
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (1.87%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 12 (11.21%) Analytical Skills
2 6 (5.61%) Data Centre
2 6 (5.61%) FMCG
3 5 (4.67%) Management Information System
4 3 (2.80%) Self-Motivation
5 2 (1.87%) Cyberattack
5 2 (1.87%) Fintech
6 1 (0.93%) Client/Server
6 1 (0.93%) CMDB
6 1 (0.93%) Enterprise Software
6 1 (0.93%) Hybrid Cloud
6 1 (0.93%) Mobile Banking
6 1 (0.93%) PMI
6 1 (0.93%) Security Operations Centre
Operating Systems
1 18 (16.82%) Windows
2 16 (14.95%) Windows Server
3 8 (7.48%) Windows Server 2012
4 7 (6.54%) Windows 10
5 3 (2.80%) Mac OS
6 2 (1.87%) Linux
6 2 (1.87%) Windows 7
7 1 (0.93%) CentOS
7 1 (0.93%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 42 (39.25%) Project Management
2 40 (37.38%) Stakeholder Management
3 38 (35.51%) ITIL
4 37 (34.58%) PRINCE2
5 33 (30.84%) Agile Software Development
6 26 (24.30%) Change Management
7 16 (14.95%) Service Delivery
8 15 (14.02%) Continuous Improvement
9 11 (10.28%) Supplier Management
10 10 (9.35%) IT Strategy
10 10 (9.35%) Mentoring
10 10 (9.35%) Service Management
11 9 (8.41%) Coaching
11 9 (8.41%) ITSM
11 9 (8.41%) Risk Management
12 7 (6.54%) Contract Management
13 6 (5.61%) ITIL V3
13 6 (5.61%) Knowledge Management
13 6 (5.61%) Project Governance
13 6 (5.61%) Stakeholder and Relationship Management
Programming Languages
1 3 (2.80%) PowerShell
2 2 (1.87%) SQL
Qualifications
1 13 (12.15%) PMP
2 12 (11.21%) PMI Certification
3 8 (7.48%) ITIL Certification
4 7 (6.54%) PRINCE2 Certification
4 7 (6.54%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
5 5 (4.67%) BPSS Clearance
5 5 (4.67%) CISSP
5 5 (4.67%) Degree
6 4 (3.74%) CISM
7 1 (0.93%) CCNA
7 1 (0.93%) CCNP
7 1 (0.93%) CISA
7 1 (0.93%) Cisco Certification
7 1 (0.93%) CRISC
7 1 (0.93%) ISO 27001 Lead Auditor
7 1 (0.93%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
7 1 (0.93%) MCP
7 1 (0.93%) Microsoft Certified Master
7 1 (0.93%) PCI QSA
7 1 (0.93%) TOGAF Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (7.48%) SLA
2 7 (6.54%) COBIT
3 5 (4.67%) PMO
4 4 (3.74%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 3 (2.80%) GDPR
6 2 (1.87%) Actionable Recommendations
7 1 (0.93%) Cyber Essentials
7 1 (0.93%) HIPAA
7 1 (0.93%) PCI DSS
7 1 (0.93%) PSD2
7 1 (0.93%) Sarbanes-Oxley
7 1 (0.93%) SSAE 16
System Software
1 6 (5.61%) Active Directory
2 5 (4.67%) Hyper-V
3 4 (3.74%) VMware Infrastructure
4 1 (0.93%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 3 (2.80%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
1 3 (2.80%) SCDPM
2 1 (0.93%) SCCM
2 1 (0.93%) Single Sign-On
2 1 (0.93%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
2 1 (0.93%) Trend Micro Deep Security
Vendors
1 14 (13.08%) Microsoft
2 9 (8.41%) Cisco
3 6 (5.61%) Meraki
4 5 (4.67%) VMware
5 3 (2.80%) Xero
6 2 (1.87%) Ivanti
6 2 (1.87%) ServiceNow
7 1 (0.93%) Citrix
7 1 (0.93%) Dell
7 1 (0.93%) Palo Alto
7 1 (0.93%) Trend Micro