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 23 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
23 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft System Center Operations Manager (SCOM)
Rank 161 139 148
Rank change year-on-year
-22 +9
Permanent jobs citing SCOM 11 16 10
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Scotland 0.31% 0.52% 0.31%
As % of the Systems Management category 5.29% 10.53% 4.41%
Number of salaries quoted 5 10 5
Average salary £32,500 £37,500 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-13.33% -
90% offered a salary of more than £29,500 £33,900 £29,362
10% offered a salary of more than £51,000 £43,250 £39,500
UK excluding London average salary £41,250 £41,000 £41,500
% change year-on-year
+0.60% -1.20%
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
208 152 227
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Scotland 5.77% 4.95% 7.01%
Number of salaries quoted 142 74 104
Average salary £40,000 £40,995 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-2.42% +9.31%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £32,500 £30,150
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £45,000 £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
Salary Histogram in Scotland

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing SCOM across the Scotland region over the 3 months to 23 September 2014.

SCOM Salary Histogram 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 23 September 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 -16 7 £35,000 -6.66% 1
Edinburgh -12 3 £30,000 -11.76% 1
Stirling - 1 £60,000 - 1
SCOM
UK

SCOM
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 23 September 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 20 (90.91%) Windows
2 19 (86.36%) Active Directory
3 16 (72.73%) Microsoft
3 16 (72.73%) SCCM
4 15 (68.18%) Citrix
5 14 (63.64%) MS Exchange
6 12 (54.55%) Windows Server 2008
7 11 (50.00%) MS Excel
8 8 (36.36%) VMware
8 8 (36.36%) Hyper-V
9 7 (31.82%) XenApp
10 6 (27.27%) ITIL
10 6 (27.27%) VMware Infrastructure
10 6 (27.27%) Windows Server 2012
11 5 (22.73%) Cisco
11 5 (22.73%) Windows Server 2003
11 5 (22.73%) Blackberry
11 5 (22.73%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
12 4 (18.18%) SQL Server
12 4 (18.18%) Client/Server
12 4 (18.18%) Microsoft Certification
12 4 (18.18%) SAN
12 4 (18.18%) Finance
12 4 (18.18%) Exchange Server 2007
12 4 (18.18%) XenServer
12 4 (18.18%) Capacity Planning
12 4 (18.18%) Lync
12 4 (18.18%) Exchange Server 2010
13 3 (13.64%) Lotus Domino
13 3 (13.64%) DHCP

SCOM
Top Related IT Skills in Scotland by Category

For the 6 months to 23 September 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 14 (63.64%) MS Exchange
2 5 (22.73%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
3 4 (18.18%) Exchange Server 2007
3 4 (18.18%) Lync
3 4 (18.18%) Exchange Server 2010
4 3 (13.64%) Lotus Domino
5 1 (4.55%) SharePoint
5 1 (4.55%) SharePoint Server
5 1 (4.55%) Exchange Server 2013
Applications
1 11 (50.00%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 4 (18.18%) SAN
2 3 (13.64%) DHCP
2 3 (13.64%) DNS
3 2 (9.09%) Firewall
4 1 (4.55%) SMTP
4 1 (4.55%) SNMP
4 1 (4.55%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (18.18%) SQL Server
General
1 4 (18.18%) Finance
2 1 (4.55%) Banking
Job Titles
1 7 (31.82%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 4 (18.18%) Server Engineer
3 3 (13.64%) Infrastructure Consultant
3 3 (13.64%) Consultant
4 2 (9.09%) Systems Engineer
4 2 (9.09%) Team Leader
4 2 (9.09%) Technical Specialist
4 2 (9.09%) Infrastructure Team Leader
4 2 (9.09%) Support Team Leader
4 2 (9.09%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
4 2 (9.09%) IT Support
4 2 (9.09%) Senior IT Support
4 2 (9.09%) Infrastructure Support Team Leader
4 2 (9.09%) Server Technician
5 1 (4.55%) Senior IT Support Analyst
5 1 (4.55%) Senior Support Engineer
5 1 (4.55%) Messaging Engineer
5 1 (4.55%) Server Support Technician
5 1 (4.55%) IT Support Engineer
5 1 (4.55%) Senior Support Analyst
Miscellaneous
1 5 (22.73%) Blackberry
2 4 (18.18%) Client/Server
3 2 (9.09%) iPhone
4 1 (4.55%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 20 (90.91%) Windows
2 12 (54.55%) Windows Server 2008
3 6 (27.27%) Windows Server 2012
4 5 (22.73%) Windows Server 2003
5 2 (9.09%) UNIX
5 2 (9.09%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (27.27%) ITIL
2 4 (18.18%) Capacity Planning
3 3 (13.64%) Migration
4 2 (9.09%) Project Management
4 2 (9.09%) Infrastructure Management
4 2 (9.09%) Mentoring
5 1 (4.55%) Coaching
5 1 (4.55%) Service Management
5 1 (4.55%) Change Management
5 1 (4.55%) Security Management
5 1 (4.55%) Software Engineering
5 1 (4.55%) Incident Management
5 1 (4.55%) Problem Management
5 1 (4.55%) Time Management
Programming Languages
1 3 (13.64%) PowerShell
2 2 (9.09%) VB
2 2 (9.09%) Shell Script
3 1 (4.55%) Ruby
3 1 (4.55%) Lua
3 1 (4.55%) Erlang
3 1 (4.55%) Python
3 1 (4.55%) Smalltalk
3 1 (4.55%) C
3 1 (4.55%) C#
3 1 (4.55%) C++
3 1 (4.55%) Java
3 1 (4.55%) JavaScript
3 1 (4.55%) Perl
3 1 (4.55%) SQL
3 1 (4.55%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 4 (18.18%) Microsoft Certification
2 2 (9.09%) MCSE
2 2 (9.09%) CCNA
2 2 (9.09%) Cisco Certification
3 1 (4.55%) MCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (9.09%) SLA
System Software
1 19 (86.36%) Active Directory
2 8 (36.36%) Hyper-V
3 7 (31.82%) XenApp
4 6 (27.27%) VMware Infrastructure
5 4 (18.18%) XenServer
6 2 (9.09%) vSphere
6 2 (9.09%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 16 (72.73%) SCCM
2 3 (13.64%) SCVMM
2 3 (13.64%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
3 1 (4.55%) ITRS Geneos
3 1 (4.55%) SCOrch
3 1 (4.55%) OpenView
3 1 (4.55%) BMC PATROL
Vendors
1 16 (72.73%) Microsoft
2 15 (68.18%) Citrix
3 8 (36.36%) VMware
4 5 (22.73%) Cisco
5 3 (13.64%) HP
5 3 (13.64%) Lotus
5 3 (13.64%) Symantec
6 2 (9.09%) Sophos
6 2 (9.09%) CommVault
6 2 (9.09%) Dell
6 2 (9.09%) Oracle
6 2 (9.09%) AppSense
6 2 (9.09%) IronPort
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