The first table below looks at the demand 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 18 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Systems Management category for the Scotland region.

Location
3 months to
18 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft System Center Operations Manager (SCOM)
Rank 159 152 126
Rank change year-on-year
-7 -26
Permanent jobs citing SCOM 19 13 34
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Scotland 0.47% 0.42% 0.97%
As % of the Systems Management category 9.55% 6.84% 18.38%
Number of salaries quoted 8 4 23
Average salary £41,500 £37,000 £37,625
Average salary % change year-on-year
+12.16% -1.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £36,150 £35,950 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £39,450 £62,500
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £47,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
-5.26% +26.66%
Systems Management Category
Scotland
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Systems Management category
199 190 185
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Scotland 4.91% 6.10% 5.26%
Number of salaries quoted 121 84 110
Average salary £36,000 £40,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-10.00% -
90% offered a salary of more than £26,600 £30,000 £30,500
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £55,000 £47,500
UK excluding London average salary £41,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
-2.35% +6.25%
SCOM
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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 18 April 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 18 April 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
(Click each for more statistics)
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
Find
Job
Vacancies
Edinburgh -18 7 £40,500 -
Aberdeen +3 4 £41,500 +12.16% 1
Stirling - 4 £55,000 -
Glasgow -13 2 £33,000 -14.83%
Moray - 2 - -
SCOM
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SCOM
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 18 April 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 48 (92.31%) Windows
2 46 (88.46%) Microsoft
3 35 (67.31%) Active Directory
4 34 (65.38%) Windows Server 2008
5 27 (51.92%) SCCM
6 25 (48.08%) VMware
7 24 (46.15%) SQL Server
7 24 (46.15%) Citrix
8 23 (44.23%) Windows Server 2003
8 23 (44.23%) PowerShell
9 22 (42.31%) VMware Infrastructure
10 21 (40.38%) Finance
10 21 (40.38%) MS Exchange
11 20 (38.46%) MS Excel
11 20 (38.46%) Service Management
12 19 (36.54%) ITIL
12 19 (36.54%) Symantec
13 16 (30.77%) vSphere
14 14 (26.92%) SQL Server 2008
14 14 (26.92%) XenApp
15 13 (25.00%) Clustering
16 12 (23.08%) Telecoms
16 12 (23.08%) Retail
16 12 (23.08%) Fujitsu
16 12 (23.08%) Perl
17 11 (21.15%) SharePoint
17 11 (21.15%) Security Cleared
17 11 (21.15%) Migration
17 11 (21.15%) XenDesktop
17 11 (21.15%) Lync

SCOM
Top Related IT Skills in Scotland by Category

For the 6 months to 18 April 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 21 (40.38%) MS Exchange
2 11 (21.15%) SharePoint
2 11 (21.15%) Lync
2 11 (21.15%) Exchange Server 2010
3 10 (19.23%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
4 9 (17.31%) IIS
5 8 (15.38%) Exchange Server 2007
5 8 (15.38%) Lotus Domino
6 6 (11.54%) Exchange Server 2013
7 3 (5.77%) Exchange Server 2003
7 3 (5.77%) SharePoint 2010
Applications
1 20 (38.46%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 2 (3.85%) Dynamics CRM
Communications & Networking
1 7 (13.46%) SAN
2 6 (11.54%) Firewall
2 6 (11.54%) SSL
3 5 (9.62%) DNS
4 4 (7.69%) DHCP
5 2 (3.85%) NetScaler
5 2 (3.85%) NAS
5 2 (3.85%) Wireshark
6 1 (1.92%) LAN
6 1 (1.92%) VoIP
6 1 (1.92%) WAN
6 1 (1.92%) Intranet
6 1 (1.92%) Extranet
6 1 (1.92%) Wireless
6 1 (1.92%) Structured Cabling
Database & Business Intelligence
1 24 (46.15%) SQL Server
2 14 (26.92%) SQL Server 2008
3 5 (9.62%) SQL Server 2012
4 2 (3.85%) Oracle Database
4 2 (3.85%) MS Access
5 1 (1.92%) Oracle BI EE
Development Applications
1 2 (3.85%) Fiddler
2 1 (1.92%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 21 (40.38%) Finance
2 12 (23.08%) Telecoms
2 12 (23.08%) Retail
3 1 (1.92%) Banking
Job Titles
1 15 (28.85%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 9 (17.31%) Citrix Engineer
3 8 (15.38%) Support Engineer
4 7 (13.46%) Messaging Specialist
5 5 (9.62%) Architect
5 5 (9.62%) Analyst
5 5 (9.62%) Exchange Specialist
6 4 (7.69%) IT Support
6 4 (7.69%) Support Analyst
6 4 (7.69%) IT Support Engineer
6 4 (7.69%) Server Engineer
6 4 (7.69%) Technical Architect
6 4 (7.69%) Server Support
7 3 (5.77%) Technical Specialist
8 2 (3.85%) Server Technician
8 2 (3.85%) Server Analyst
8 2 (3.85%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
8 2 (3.85%) Wintel Engineer
8 2 (3.85%) Technical Support Engineer
8 2 (3.85%) Team Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (17.31%) XML
2 6 (11.54%) WCF
3 3 (5.77%) Middleware
3 3 (5.77%) Application Packaging
4 1 (1.92%) Software Packaging
Miscellaneous
1 13 (25.00%) Clustering
2 10 (19.23%) Blackberry
3 9 (17.31%) CLARiiON
4 3 (5.77%) Client/Server
5 2 (3.85%) CMDB
6 1 (1.92%) iPhone
6 1 (1.92%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 48 (92.31%) Windows
2 34 (65.38%) Windows Server 2008
3 23 (44.23%) Windows Server 2003
4 9 (17.31%) Windows Server 2012
5 7 (13.46%) Windows 7
6 5 (9.62%) Linux
7 1 (1.92%) UNIX
7 1 (1.92%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 20 (38.46%) Service Management
2 19 (36.54%) ITIL
3 11 (21.15%) Migration
4 7 (13.46%) Service Delivery
5 6 (11.54%) Load Balancing
6 3 (5.77%) Business Continuity
6 3 (5.77%) Asset Management
6 3 (5.77%) Enterprise Architecture
6 3 (5.77%) Performance Improvement
7 2 (3.85%) Performance Monitoring
7 2 (3.85%) Infrastructure Management
7 2 (3.85%) Software Distribution
7 2 (3.85%) Change Control
7 2 (3.85%) Capacity Management
7 2 (3.85%) Server Monitoring
7 2 (3.85%) Incident Management
7 2 (3.85%) Security Management
7 2 (3.85%) Disaster Recovery
7 2 (3.85%) CRM
8 1 (1.92%) PRINCE2
Programming Languages
1 23 (44.23%) PowerShell
2 12 (23.08%) Perl
3 7 (13.46%) SQL
4 3 (5.77%) C
5 2 (3.85%) VBScript
5 2 (3.85%) VB
6 1 (1.92%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 11 (21.15%) Security Cleared
2 5 (9.62%) Microsoft Certification
3 4 (7.69%) MCSE
4 2 (3.85%) MCP
5 1 (1.92%) ITIL Certification
5 1 (1.92%) MCITP
5 1 (1.92%) MCDST
5 1 (1.92%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (11.54%) SLA
System Software
1 35 (67.31%) Active Directory
2 22 (42.31%) VMware Infrastructure
3 16 (30.77%) vSphere
4 14 (26.92%) XenApp
5 11 (21.15%) XenDesktop
6 10 (19.23%) Hyper-V
7 9 (17.31%) Microsoft App-V
8 4 (7.69%) XenServer
9 3 (5.77%) VMware ESXi
10 2 (3.85%) Veritas Cluster Server
10 2 (3.85%) VMware ESX
11 1 (1.92%) ISA Server
11 1 (1.92%) Terminal Services
Systems Management
1 27 (51.92%) SCCM
2 8 (15.38%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
3 3 (5.77%) MOM
3 3 (5.77%) SCOrch
4 2 (3.85%) WSUS
4 2 (3.85%) ServiceCenter
4 2 (3.85%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
4 2 (3.85%) Tivoli
4 2 (3.85%) Norton AntiVirus
5 1 (1.92%) BMC PATROL
5 1 (1.92%) NetBackup
5 1 (1.92%) ITRS Geneos
5 1 (1.92%) McAfee ePO
Vendors
1 46 (88.46%) Microsoft
2 25 (48.08%) VMware
3 24 (46.15%) Citrix
4 19 (36.54%) Symantec
5 12 (23.08%) Fujitsu
6 10 (19.23%) Cisco
7 9 (17.31%) EMC
7 9 (17.31%) NetApp
8 8 (15.38%) IronPort
8 8 (15.38%) Lotus
9 4 (7.69%) SolarWinds
9 4 (7.69%) AppSense
10 3 (5.77%) Oracle
10 3 (5.77%) ServiceNow
11 2 (3.85%) Nimsoft
11 2 (3.85%) Spiceworks
11 2 (3.85%) Sophos
11 2 (3.85%) HP
12 1 (1.92%) Dell
12 1 (1.92%) McAfee
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