Period
to 15 August 2020

The median annual salary for an IT Manager was £48,000 in advertised job vacancies in Scotland during the 6 months to 15 August 2020.

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
15 Aug 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 104 177 125
Rank change year-on-year +73 -52 +11
Permanent jobs requiring an IT Manager 25 42 108
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in Scotland 1.23% 0.81% 1.98%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.29% 0.85% 2.06%
Number of salaries quoted 19 28 81
Median annual salary £48,000 £45,000 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +6.67% -10.00% -9.09%
10th Percentile £37,500 £31,250 £36,500
90th Percentile £73,000 £57,500 £62,500
UK median annual salary £53,500 £53,573 £54,500
% change year-on-year -0.14% -1.70% +3.81%

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 1,934 4,961 5,237
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 95.51% 95.22% 95.85%
Number of salaries quoted 1,275 3,202 3,517
Median annual salary £47,500 £45,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.56% - +5.88%
10th Percentile £30,000 £28,750 £28,737
90th Percentile £68,750 £70,000 £69,375
UK median annual salary £55,000 £50,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year +10.00% - +5.26%

IT Manager
Job Vacancy Trend in Scotland

Job postings that featured IT Manager in the job title as a proportion of all IT jobs advertised in Scotland.

Job vacancy trend for IT Manager in Scotland

IT Manager
Salary Trend in Scotland

3-month moving average salary quoted in jobs citing IT Manager in Scotland.

Salary trend for IT Manager in Scotland

IT Manager
Salary Histogram in Scotland

Salary distribution for jobs citing IT Manager in Scotland over the 6 months to 15 August 2020.

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 15 August 2020. 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 +73 14 £64,500 +43.33% 2
Glasgow +39 7 £42,250 -6.11% 1
North Lanarkshire - 2 £50,000 -
Dundee +4 1 - -
Falkirk - 1 £35,000 -
IT Manager
UK

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

For the 6 months to 15 August 2020, 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 9 (36.00%) Finance
2 8 (32.00%) Supplier Management
3 6 (24.00%) Microsoft
3 6 (24.00%) Azure
4 5 (20.00%) Coaching
4 5 (20.00%) Windows
4 5 (20.00%) ITIL
4 5 (20.00%) Migration
5 4 (16.00%) Project Management
5 4 (16.00%) Service Delivery
5 4 (16.00%) Service Management
5 4 (16.00%) PRINCE2
5 4 (16.00%) Process Improvement
5 4 (16.00%) Windows Server
5 4 (16.00%) Project Delivery
6 3 (12.00%) Continuous Improvement
6 3 (12.00%) Information Security
6 3 (12.00%) VMware Infrastructure
6 3 (12.00%) Active Directory
6 3 (12.00%) VMware
6 3 (12.00%) Cisco
6 3 (12.00%) Agile Software Development
6 3 (12.00%) Incident Management
7 2 (8.00%) Risk Analysis
7 2 (8.00%) Performance Management
7 2 (8.00%) Banking
7 2 (8.00%) Asset Management
7 2 (8.00%) Google
7 2 (8.00%) Risk Management
7 2 (8.00%) Manufacturing

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 2 (8.00%) MS Exchange
1 2 (8.00%) Skype for Business
Cloud Services
1 6 (24.00%) Azure
2 1 (4.00%) AWS
2 1 (4.00%) Cloud Computing
2 1 (4.00%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 2 (8.00%) Intranet
1 2 (8.00%) VoIP
2 1 (4.00%) Firewall
2 1 (4.00%) Remote Desktop
2 1 (4.00%) Skype
2 1 (4.00%) Unified Communications
2 1 (4.00%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (8.00%) SQL Server
General
1 9 (36.00%) Finance
2 2 (8.00%) Banking
2 2 (8.00%) Manufacturing
3 1 (4.00%) Pharmaceutical
3 1 (4.00%) Public Sector
Miscellaneous
1 2 (8.00%) Analytical Mindset
1 2 (8.00%) Analytical Skills
1 2 (8.00%) Data Centre
1 2 (8.00%) FMCG
1 2 (8.00%) Virtual Team
2 1 (4.00%) Management Information System
2 1 (4.00%) Microsoft Licensing
2 1 (4.00%) PMI
2 1 (4.00%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 5 (20.00%) Windows
2 4 (16.00%) Windows Server
3 1 (4.00%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (32.00%) Supplier Management
2 5 (20.00%) Coaching
2 5 (20.00%) ITIL
2 5 (20.00%) Migration
3 4 (16.00%) PRINCE2
3 4 (16.00%) Process Improvement
3 4 (16.00%) Project Delivery
3 4 (16.00%) Project Management
3 4 (16.00%) Service Delivery
3 4 (16.00%) Service Management
4 3 (12.00%) Agile Software Development
4 3 (12.00%) Continuous Improvement
4 3 (12.00%) Incident Management
4 3 (12.00%) Information Security
5 2 (8.00%) Asset Management
5 2 (8.00%) People Management
5 2 (8.00%) Performance Management
5 2 (8.00%) Risk Analysis
5 2 (8.00%) Virtual Team Management
5 2 (8.00%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 1 (4.00%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 2 (8.00%) ITIL Certification
2 1 (4.00%) Degree
2 1 (4.00%) PMI Certification
2 1 (4.00%) PMP
2 1 (4.00%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (8.00%) GDPR
2 1 (4.00%) ISO 9001
2 1 (4.00%) SLA
System Software
1 3 (12.00%) Active Directory
1 3 (12.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (8.00%) BitLocker
3 1 (4.00%) Virtual Machines
Vendors
1 6 (24.00%) Microsoft
2 3 (12.00%) Cisco
2 3 (12.00%) VMware
3 2 (8.00%) Google
3 2 (8.00%) Oracle
4 1 (4.00%) BT
4 1 (4.00%) EMC