The table below looks at the statistics for SCOM skills in IT jobs advertised for the Scotland region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited SCOM over the 3 months to 27 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
27 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft System Center Operations Manager (SCOM)
Rank 153 143 149
Rank change year-on-year
-10 +6
Permanent jobs citing SCOM 8 12 12
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Scotland 0.22% 0.39% 0.38%
As % of the Systems Management category 3.90% 7.74% 5.97%
Number of salaries quoted 3 8 4
Average salary £37,500 £37,500 £33,250
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +12.78%
90% offered a salary of more than £33,500 £34,400 £25,600
10% offered a salary of more than £37,900 £42,500 £39,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £41,500
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -3.61%
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
205 155 201
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Scotland 5.57% 5.01% 6.30%
Number of salaries quoted 134 91 94
Average salary £40,000 £42,500 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-5.88% +13.33%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £32,500 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £50,000 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+2.40% +3.75%

SCOM
Jobs Demand Trend in Scotland

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing SCOM across the Scotland region as a proportion of the total demand within 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 average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing SCOM within the Scotland region over the 3 months to 27 August 2014. 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
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Average Salary
Last 3 Months
Average Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Glasgow -2 7 £37,500 - 2
Edinburgh -13 1 - - 1
SCOM
UK

SCOM
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 27 August 2014, IT jobs across the Scotland region citing SCOM also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled that cited SCOM.

1 18 (94.74%) Windows
2 16 (84.21%) Active Directory
3 15 (78.95%) Microsoft
4 14 (73.68%) SCCM
5 12 (63.16%) Windows Server 2008
5 12 (63.16%) Citrix
6 11 (57.89%) MS Exchange
7 10 (52.63%) MS Excel
8 7 (36.84%) Hyper-V
8 7 (36.84%) XenApp
8 7 (36.84%) Windows Server 2012
9 6 (31.58%) ITIL
10 5 (26.32%) SQL Server
10 5 (26.32%) VMware
10 5 (26.32%) VMware Infrastructure
11 4 (21.05%) Capacity Planning
11 4 (21.05%) XenServer
11 4 (21.05%) Exchange Server 2007
11 4 (21.05%) Exchange Server 2010
11 4 (21.05%) Finance
11 4 (21.05%) Windows Server 2003
11 4 (21.05%) SAN
11 4 (21.05%) Blackberry
11 4 (21.05%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
11 4 (21.05%) Client/Server
12 3 (15.79%) Cisco
12 3 (15.79%) DHCP
12 3 (15.79%) DNS
12 3 (15.79%) Firewall
12 3 (15.79%) Lync

SCOM
Top Related IT Skills in Scotland by Category

For the 6 months to 27 August 2014, IT jobs across the Scotland region citing SCOM also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled that cited SCOM. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 11 (57.89%) MS Exchange
2 4 (21.05%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
2 4 (21.05%) Exchange Server 2007
2 4 (21.05%) Exchange Server 2010
3 3 (15.79%) Lync
4 2 (10.53%) Lotus Domino
5 1 (5.26%) SharePoint
5 1 (5.26%) SharePoint Server
Applications
1 10 (52.63%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 4 (21.05%) SAN
2 3 (15.79%) Firewall
2 3 (15.79%) DHCP
2 3 (15.79%) DNS
3 1 (5.26%) SMTP
3 1 (5.26%) SNMP
3 1 (5.26%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (26.32%) SQL Server
2 1 (5.26%) MS Access
General
1 4 (21.05%) Finance
2 1 (5.26%) Banking
2 1 (5.26%) Retail
2 1 (5.26%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 8 (42.11%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 4 (21.05%) Server Engineer
3 3 (15.79%) IT Support
3 3 (15.79%) Support Engineer
4 2 (10.53%) Team Leader
4 2 (10.53%) Technical Specialist
4 2 (10.53%) IT Support Engineer
4 2 (10.53%) Senior IT Support
4 2 (10.53%) Infrastructure Support Team Leader
4 2 (10.53%) Server Technician
4 2 (10.53%) Support Team Leader
4 2 (10.53%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
4 2 (10.53%) Infrastructure Team Leader
5 1 (5.26%) Senior Support Engineer
5 1 (5.26%) Infrastructure Consultant
5 1 (5.26%) Server Support Technician
5 1 (5.26%) Senior IT Support Analyst
5 1 (5.26%) Technical Engineer
5 1 (5.26%) Senior Support Analyst
5 1 (5.26%) Support Specialist
Miscellaneous
1 4 (21.05%) Client/Server
1 4 (21.05%) Blackberry
2 2 (10.53%) iPhone
3 1 (5.26%) Clustering
Operating Systems
1 18 (94.74%) Windows
2 12 (63.16%) Windows Server 2008
3 7 (36.84%) Windows Server 2012
4 4 (21.05%) Windows Server 2003
5 2 (10.53%) UNIX
5 2 (10.53%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (31.58%) ITIL
2 4 (21.05%) Capacity Planning
3 2 (10.53%) Infrastructure Management
3 2 (10.53%) Migration
4 1 (5.26%) Software Engineering
4 1 (5.26%) Incident Management
4 1 (5.26%) Problem Management
4 1 (5.26%) Time Management
4 1 (5.26%) Service Management
4 1 (5.26%) Change Management
4 1 (5.26%) Security Management
4 1 (5.26%) Software Distribution
Programming Languages
1 2 (10.53%) Perl
1 2 (10.53%) VB
1 2 (10.53%) Shell Script
1 2 (10.53%) PowerShell
2 1 (5.26%) Ruby
2 1 (5.26%) Lua
2 1 (5.26%) Erlang
2 1 (5.26%) Python
2 1 (5.26%) Smalltalk
2 1 (5.26%) SQL
2 1 (5.26%) VBScript
2 1 (5.26%) C
2 1 (5.26%) C#
2 1 (5.26%) C++
2 1 (5.26%) Java
2 1 (5.26%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 2 (10.53%) MCSE
1 2 (10.53%) Microsoft Certification
2 1 (5.26%) MCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (10.53%) SLA
System Software
1 16 (84.21%) Active Directory
2 7 (36.84%) Hyper-V
2 7 (36.84%) XenApp
3 5 (26.32%) VMware Infrastructure
4 4 (21.05%) XenServer
5 2 (10.53%) vSphere
5 2 (10.53%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 14 (73.68%) SCCM
2 3 (15.79%) SCVMM
3 2 (10.53%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
4 1 (5.26%) ITRS Geneos
4 1 (5.26%) SCOrch
4 1 (5.26%) OpenView
4 1 (5.26%) Tivoli
4 1 (5.26%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
4 1 (5.26%) BMC PATROL
4 1 (5.26%) ServiceCenter
Vendors
1 15 (78.95%) Microsoft
2 12 (63.16%) Citrix
3 5 (26.32%) VMware
4 3 (15.79%) Cisco
5 2 (10.53%) Oracle
5 2 (10.53%) HP
5 2 (10.53%) CommVault
5 2 (10.53%) Lotus
5 2 (10.53%) Symantec
5 2 (10.53%) Sophos
5 2 (10.53%) AppSense
5 2 (10.53%) IronPort
6 1 (5.26%) SolarWinds
6 1 (5.26%) Fujitsu
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