The table below looks at the statistics for SCOM skills in IT jobs advertised for the Scotland region. Included is a guide to the salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited SCOM over the 3 months to 31 May 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
31 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft System Center Operations Manager (SCOM)
Rank 134 133 171
Rank change year-on-year
-1 +38
Permanent jobs citing SCOM 28 21 11
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Scotland 0.98% 0.70% 0.28%
As % of the Systems Management category 14.14% 11.48% 7.38%
Number of salaries quoted 17 11 3
Median salary £35,000 £45,000 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
-22.22% -10.00%
UK excluding London median salary £38,000 £40,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year
-5.00% -11.11%
SCOM
UK

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Systems Management category in permanent jobs advertised in the Scotland region.

Systems Management Category
Scotland
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Systems Management category
198 183 149
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Scotland 6.95% 6.12% 3.86%
Number of salaries quoted 104 126 94
Median salary £40,500 £45,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
-10.00% +12.50%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £32,500 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £50,000 £60,000
UK excluding London median salary £44,500 £45,000 £41,250
% change year-on-year
-1.11% +9.09%

SCOM
Jobs Demand Trend in Scotland

The demand trend of job ads across the Scotland region citing SCOM as a proportion of all IT jobs with a match in the Systems Management category.

SCOM Jobs Demand Trend in Scotland

SCOM
Salary Trend in Scotland

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing SCOM across the Scotland region.

SCOM Salary Trend in Scotland

SCOM
Job Locations in Scotland

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing SCOM within the Scotland region over the 3 months to 31 May 2016. 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
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 +11 15 £35,000 -44.00%
Glasgow -14 13 £35,000 -22.22%
Lanarkshire - 1 £32,309 -
SCOM
UK

SCOM
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 31 May 2016, IT jobs citing SCOM also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the Scotland region with a requirement for SCOM.

1 54 (98.18%) SCCM
2 53 (96.36%) Windows
3 47 (85.45%) Active Directory
4 46 (83.64%) Windows Server
5 45 (81.82%) Microsoft
5 45 (81.82%) VMware
6 43 (78.18%) VMware Infrastructure
7 42 (76.36%) Windows Server 2012
8 38 (69.09%) Hyper-V
8 38 (69.09%) SQL
9 34 (61.82%) SQL Server
10 32 (58.18%) MS Excel
10 32 (58.18%) Windows Server 2003
10 32 (58.18%) Microsoft Azure
11 29 (52.73%) Firewall
11 29 (52.73%) ITIL
12 24 (43.64%) SAN
12 24 (43.64%) Load Balancing
13 23 (41.82%) DNS
14 22 (40.00%) DHCP
15 19 (34.55%) MS Exchange
16 14 (25.45%) SLA
17 13 (23.64%) Cisco
18 12 (21.82%) Windows Server 2008
19 11 (20.00%) Exchange Server 2010
20 10 (18.18%) Change Control
21 9 (16.36%) Office 365
22 8 (14.55%) Windows 7
22 8 (14.55%) Finance
23 7 (12.73%) Citrix

SCOM
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:

Application Platforms
1 19 (34.55%) MS Exchange
2 11 (20.00%) Exchange Server 2010
3 7 (12.73%) Exchange Server 2013
4 5 (9.09%) Exchange Server 2007
4 5 (9.09%) SharePoint
5 1 (1.82%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
5 1 (1.82%) Skype for Business
5 1 (1.82%) WebSphere
Applications
1 32 (58.18%) MS Excel
2 3 (5.45%) MS Office
2 3 (5.45%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 2 (3.64%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 32 (58.18%) Microsoft Azure
2 9 (16.36%) Office 365
3 1 (1.82%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 29 (52.73%) Firewall
2 24 (43.64%) SAN
3 23 (41.82%) DNS
4 22 (40.00%) DHCP
5 6 (10.91%) LAN
5 6 (10.91%) TCP/IP
5 6 (10.91%) WAN
6 2 (3.64%) Cisco IOS
6 2 (3.64%) WAAS
7 1 (1.82%) DMZ
7 1 (1.82%) HTTP
7 1 (1.82%) Internet
7 1 (1.82%) Intranet
7 1 (1.82%) NAS
7 1 (1.82%) SSL
7 1 (1.82%) VLAN
7 1 (1.82%) VPN
7 1 (1.82%) WLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 34 (61.82%) SQL Server
2 2 (3.64%) SQL Server 2008
2 2 (3.64%) SQL Server 2012
3 1 (1.82%) SQL Server 2005
Development Applications
1 1 (1.82%) Jenkins
1 1 (1.82%) TeamCity
1 1 (1.82%) WinDbg
General
1 8 (14.55%) Finance
2 5 (9.09%) Games
3 4 (7.27%) Back Office
4 1 (1.82%) Banking
Job Titles
1 32 (58.18%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 7 (12.73%) Analyst
3 5 (9.09%) IT Engineer
4 4 (7.27%) Administrator
4 4 (7.27%) IT Infrastructure Engineer
4 4 (7.27%) Server Engineer
4 4 (7.27%) Support Analyst
4 4 (7.27%) Systems Administrator
4 4 (7.27%) Windows Engineer
5 3 (5.45%) 3rd Line Support
5 3 (5.45%) Service Desk Engineer
5 3 (5.45%) Windows Server Engineer
5 3 (5.45%) Windows Specialist
6 2 (3.64%) Desktop Analyst
6 2 (3.64%) Desktop Support
6 2 (3.64%) Desktop Support Analyst
6 2 (3.64%) Infrastructure Analyst
6 2 (3.64%) Support Engineer
6 2 (3.64%) Support Specialist
6 2 (3.64%) Windows Infrastructure Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (1.82%) Web Services
1 1 (1.82%) XML
1 1 (1.82%) XSL
Miscellaneous
1 5 (9.09%) Analytical Skills
2 4 (7.27%) Driving Licence
3 2 (3.64%) Clustering
3 2 (3.64%) Data Centre
4 1 (1.82%) Blackberry
4 1 (1.82%) Client/Server
4 1 (1.82%) DataPower
4 1 (1.82%) Fat Client
4 1 (1.82%) HP StoreVirtual
4 1 (1.82%) Management Information System
4 1 (1.82%) Mobile Banking
4 1 (1.82%) PKI
4 1 (1.82%) Thin Client
Operating Systems
1 53 (96.36%) Windows
2 46 (83.64%) Windows Server
3 42 (76.36%) Windows Server 2012
4 32 (58.18%) Windows Server 2003
5 12 (21.82%) Windows Server 2008
6 8 (14.55%) Windows 7
7 7 (12.73%) Windows 8
8 1 (1.82%) Windows 10
Processes & Methodologies
1 29 (52.73%) ITIL
2 24 (43.64%) Load Balancing
3 10 (18.18%) Change Control
4 5 (9.09%) CRM
5 4 (7.27%) Disaster Recovery
5 4 (7.27%) Quality Management
6 3 (5.45%) High Availability
7 2 (3.64%) Presales
8 1 (1.82%) Asset Management
8 1 (1.82%) Change Management
8 1 (1.82%) Configuration Management
8 1 (1.82%) Continuous Integration
8 1 (1.82%) DevOps
8 1 (1.82%) Incident Management
8 1 (1.82%) Line Management
8 1 (1.82%) Migration
8 1 (1.82%) Performance Monitoring
8 1 (1.82%) Problem Management
8 1 (1.82%) Root Cause Analysis
Programming Languages
1 38 (69.09%) SQL
2 3 (5.45%) PowerShell
3 2 (3.64%) C#
3 2 (3.64%) C++
4 1 (1.82%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 5 (9.09%) Microsoft Certification
2 4 (7.27%) CCNA
2 4 (7.27%) Cisco Certification
2 4 (7.27%) MCSA
2 4 (7.27%) MCSE
3 1 (1.82%) MCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 14 (25.45%) SLA
System Software
1 47 (85.45%) Active Directory
2 43 (78.18%) VMware Infrastructure
3 38 (69.09%) Hyper-V
4 1 (1.82%) Microsoft App-V
4 1 (1.82%) VMware ESX
4 1 (1.82%) VMware ESXi
4 1 (1.82%) VMware Workstation
4 1 (1.82%) vSphere
4 1 (1.82%) XenApp
4 1 (1.82%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 54 (98.18%) SCCM
2 3 (5.45%) Cisco CUCM
2 3 (5.45%) Forefront Identity Manager
3 2 (3.64%) McAfee ePO
4 1 (1.82%) Ansible
4 1 (1.82%) Backup Exec
4 1 (1.82%) Opscode Chef
4 1 (1.82%) Puppet
4 1 (1.82%) SCVMM
4 1 (1.82%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
4 1 (1.82%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
4 1 (1.82%) Tivoli
Vendors
1 45 (81.82%) Microsoft
1 45 (81.82%) VMware
2 13 (23.64%) Cisco
3 7 (12.73%) Citrix
4 5 (9.09%) Symantec
5 4 (7.27%) Oracle
6 3 (5.45%) HP
6 3 (5.45%) ServiceNow
7 2 (3.64%) Compaq
7 2 (3.64%) Intel Security
8 1 (1.82%) Avaya
8 1 (1.82%) CA
8 1 (1.82%) IBM
8 1 (1.82%) NetApp
8 1 (1.82%) Sophos
8 1 (1.82%) Varonis