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 26 February 2017 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
26 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Microsoft System Center Operations Manager (SCOM)
UK / Scotland
Rank 119 121 147
Rank change year-on-year
+2 +26
Permanent jobs citing SCOM 14 34 17
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Scotland 0.62% 1.15% 0.54%
As % of the Systems Management category 10.14% 18.78% 7.49%
Number of salaries quoted 11 21 13
Median salary £50,000 £35,000 £44,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+42.85% -20.45%
90% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £32,500 £34,700
10% offered a salary of more than £55,900 £45,000 £52,000
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+12.50% -

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
138 181 227
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Scotland 6.16% 6.14% 7.21%
Number of salaries quoted 79 116 141
Median salary £49,000 £45,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+8.88% -
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £32,500 £30,600
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £52,500 £55,000
UK excluding London median salary £47,500 £45,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+5.55% +5.88%

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
Salary Histogram in Scotland

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing SCOM across the Scotland region over the 3 months to 26 February 2017.

SCOM Salary Histogram 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 26 February 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 0 9 £47,500 +46.15%
Glasgow +11 7 £50,000 +33.33% 1
Aberdeen +6 4 £50,000 -
SCOM
UK

SCOM
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 26 February 2017, 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 23 (88.46%) Windows
1 23 (88.46%) Active Directory
1 23 (88.46%) SCCM
2 19 (73.08%) Windows Server
2 19 (73.08%) Microsoft
3 17 (65.38%) Hyper-V
4 16 (61.54%) SQL Server
5 14 (53.85%) Office 365
5 14 (53.85%) Data Centre
6 13 (50.00%) Skype for Business
6 13 (50.00%) ITIL
7 12 (46.15%) Microsoft Azure
8 11 (42.31%) Skype
8 11 (42.31%) MS Exchange
9 10 (38.46%) Azure Active Directory
9 10 (38.46%) BitLocker
9 10 (38.46%) Windows 10
9 10 (38.46%) SC Cleared
9 10 (38.46%) Security Cleared
9 10 (38.46%) Microsoft Intune
9 10 (38.46%) ITIL V3
10 8 (30.77%) DHCP
10 8 (30.77%) DNS
11 7 (26.92%) LAN
11 7 (26.92%) WAN
12 6 (23.08%) Mentoring
12 6 (23.08%) Coaching
12 6 (23.08%) VMware Infrastructure
12 6 (23.08%) HP
12 6 (23.08%) Dell

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 13 (50.00%) Skype for Business
2 11 (42.31%) MS Exchange
3 4 (15.38%) Exchange Server 2010
4 2 (7.69%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
5 1 (3.85%) Exchange Server 2013
Applications
1 3 (11.54%) MS Excel
2 1 (3.85%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 1 (3.85%) Dynamics NAV
1 1 (3.85%) Oracle Applications
1 1 (3.85%) Oracle ERP
Cloud Services
1 14 (53.85%) Office 365
2 12 (46.15%) Microsoft Azure
3 10 (38.46%) Azure Active Directory
4 3 (11.54%) Amazon AWS
5 1 (3.85%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
Communications & Networking
1 11 (42.31%) Skype
2 8 (30.77%) DHCP
2 8 (30.77%) DNS
3 7 (26.92%) LAN
3 7 (26.92%) WAN
4 6 (23.08%) SAN
5 5 (19.23%) VPN
6 2 (7.69%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 16 (61.54%) SQL Server
2 2 (7.69%) MySQL
2 2 (7.69%) SQL Server 2005
2 2 (7.69%) SQL Server 2014
General
1 1 (3.85%) Finance
Job Titles
1 17 (65.38%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 13 (50.00%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
3 8 (30.77%) Support Engineer
4 7 (26.92%) Infrastructure Support
4 7 (26.92%) Infrastructure Support Engineer
5 5 (19.23%) Senior Infrastructure Support Engineer
5 5 (19.23%) Senior Support Engineer
6 4 (15.38%) Consultant
7 2 (7.69%) Analyst
7 2 (7.69%) Architect
7 2 (7.69%) Azure Architect
7 2 (7.69%) Azure Consultant
7 2 (7.69%) Infrastructure Consultant
7 2 (7.69%) Office 365 Architect
7 2 (7.69%) Office 365 Consultant
8 1 (3.85%) IT Engineer
8 1 (3.85%) IT Infrastructure Engineer
8 1 (3.85%) IT Systems Administrator
8 1 (3.85%) Messaging Support
8 1 (3.85%) SQL Analyst
Miscellaneous
1 14 (53.85%) Data Centre
2 3 (11.54%) Analytical Skills
2 3 (11.54%) Blackberry
3 2 (7.69%) Driving Licence
4 1 (3.85%) Replication
4 1 (3.85%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 23 (88.46%) Windows
2 19 (73.08%) Windows Server
3 10 (38.46%) Windows 10
4 3 (11.54%) Windows Server 2012
5 2 (7.69%) Linux
5 2 (7.69%) Ubuntu
5 2 (7.69%) Windows Server 2008
6 1 (3.85%) AIX
6 1 (3.85%) Windows 7
6 1 (3.85%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (50.00%) ITIL
2 10 (38.46%) ITIL V3
3 6 (23.08%) Coaching
3 6 (23.08%) Mentoring
4 2 (7.69%) Customer Requirements
4 2 (7.69%) Disaster Recovery
4 2 (7.69%) Problem Management
4 2 (7.69%) Project Management
4 2 (7.69%) Root Cause Analysis
4 2 (7.69%) Service Delivery
5 1 (3.85%) Agile Software Development
5 1 (3.85%) Asset Management
5 1 (3.85%) Continuous Improvement
5 1 (3.85%) High Availability
5 1 (3.85%) Infrastructure Monitoring
5 1 (3.85%) Investment Management
5 1 (3.85%) Migration
5 1 (3.85%) Performance Monitoring
5 1 (3.85%) Translating Business Requirements
5 1 (3.85%) Trend Analysis
Programming Languages
1 5 (19.23%) PowerShell
1 5 (19.23%) SQL
Qualifications
1 10 (38.46%) SC Cleared
1 10 (38.46%) Security Cleared
2 4 (15.38%) Microsoft Certification
3 3 (11.54%) MCSE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (3.85%) SLA
System Software
1 23 (88.46%) Active Directory
2 17 (65.38%) Hyper-V
3 10 (38.46%) BitLocker
4 6 (23.08%) VMware Infrastructure
5 3 (11.54%) XenApp
6 2 (7.69%) Microsoft App-V
6 2 (7.69%) VMware ESXi
6 2 (7.69%) XenDesktop
7 1 (3.85%) VMware Workstation
Systems Management
1 23 (88.46%) SCCM
2 10 (38.46%) Microsoft Intune
3 5 (19.23%) SCVMM
4 2 (7.69%) Ansible
4 2 (7.69%) Opscode Chef
4 2 (7.69%) Puppet
4 2 (7.69%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
4 2 (7.69%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
5 1 (3.85%) SCSM
Vendors
1 19 (73.08%) Microsoft
2 6 (23.08%) Citrix
2 6 (23.08%) Dell
2 6 (23.08%) HP
2 6 (23.08%) VMware
3 3 (11.54%) Symantec
4 2 (7.69%) CA
4 2 (7.69%) Cisco
4 2 (7.69%) Oracle
4 2 (7.69%) Varonis
5 1 (3.85%) CommVault
5 1 (3.85%) MobileIron
5 1 (3.85%) Veeam
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