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 6 May 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
6 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft System Center Operations Manager (SCOM)
Rank 130 140 168
Rank change year-on-year
+10 +28
Permanent jobs citing SCOM 30 19 19
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Scotland 1.05% 0.61% 0.47%
As % of the Systems Management category 17.14% 9.45% 9.90%
Number of salaries quoted 18 10 7
Median salary £35,000 £45,000 £41,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
-22.22% +8.43%
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £40,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year
- -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
175 201 192
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Scotland 6.12% 6.42% 4.79%
Number of salaries quoted 108 128 111
Median salary £42,500 £45,000 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
-5.55% +20.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £31,000 £32,500 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £50,000 £60,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £44,500 £41,500
% change year-on-year
-4.49% +7.22%

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 6 May 2016.

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 6 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
Glasgow +5 21 £35,000 -22.22%
Edinburgh +8 9 £35,000 -44.00% 1
Lanarkshire - 1 £32,309 -
SCOM
UK

SCOM
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 6 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 57 (93.44%) Windows
1 57 (93.44%) SCCM
2 51 (83.61%) Microsoft
3 50 (81.97%) Active Directory
3 50 (81.97%) VMware
4 48 (78.69%) VMware Infrastructure
4 48 (78.69%) Windows Server
5 44 (72.13%) Windows Server 2012
6 41 (67.21%) Hyper-V
7 40 (65.57%) SQL
8 38 (62.30%) MS Excel
9 36 (59.02%) SQL Server
10 35 (57.38%) Windows Server 2003
11 34 (55.74%) Microsoft Azure
12 32 (52.46%) ITIL
12 32 (52.46%) Firewall
13 30 (49.18%) SAN
14 26 (42.62%) DNS
14 26 (42.62%) Load Balancing
15 25 (40.98%) DHCP
16 19 (31.15%) MS Exchange
17 17 (27.87%) SLA
18 13 (21.31%) Cisco
18 13 (21.31%) Change Control
19 12 (19.67%) Windows Server 2008
20 11 (18.03%) Finance
20 11 (18.03%) Exchange Server 2010
21 9 (14.75%) Office 365
22 7 (11.48%) Citrix
22 7 (11.48%) Windows 7

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 (31.15%) MS Exchange
2 11 (18.03%) Exchange Server 2010
3 7 (11.48%) Exchange Server 2013
4 5 (8.20%) Exchange Server 2007
5 4 (6.56%) SharePoint
6 2 (3.28%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
6 2 (3.28%) WebSphere
7 1 (1.64%) Exchange Server 2003
7 1 (1.64%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 38 (62.30%) MS Excel
2 2 (3.28%) MS Office
2 2 (3.28%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 2 (3.28%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 34 (55.74%) Microsoft Azure
2 9 (14.75%) Office 365
3 1 (1.64%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 32 (52.46%) Firewall
2 30 (49.18%) SAN
3 26 (42.62%) DNS
4 25 (40.98%) DHCP
5 5 (8.20%) LAN
5 5 (8.20%) TCP/IP
5 5 (8.20%) WAN
6 4 (6.56%) Cisco IOS
6 4 (6.56%) WAAS
7 2 (3.28%) DMZ
7 2 (3.28%) HTTP
7 2 (3.28%) Internet
7 2 (3.28%) Intranet
7 2 (3.28%) SSL
8 1 (1.64%) NAS
8 1 (1.64%) VLAN
8 1 (1.64%) VPN
8 1 (1.64%) WLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 36 (59.02%) SQL Server
2 2 (3.28%) SQL Server 2008
2 2 (3.28%) SQL Server 2012
3 1 (1.64%) SQL Server 2005
Development Applications
1 1 (1.64%) Jenkins
1 1 (1.64%) TeamCity
1 1 (1.64%) WinDbg
General
1 11 (18.03%) Finance
2 5 (8.20%) Back Office
2 5 (8.20%) Games
3 2 (3.28%) Banking
Job Titles
1 32 (52.46%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 8 (13.11%) Analyst
3 5 (8.20%) Windows Specialist
4 4 (6.56%) 3rd Line Support
4 4 (6.56%) Administrator
4 4 (6.56%) IT Engineer
4 4 (6.56%) Server Engineer
4 4 (6.56%) Support Analyst
4 4 (6.56%) Systems Administrator
4 4 (6.56%) Windows Engineer
5 3 (4.92%) IT Infrastructure Engineer
5 3 (4.92%) Support Specialist
5 3 (4.92%) Windows Server Engineer
6 2 (3.28%) 3rd Line Support Specialist
6 2 (3.28%) Desktop Analyst
6 2 (3.28%) Desktop Support
6 2 (3.28%) Development Analyst
6 2 (3.28%) Financial Analyst
6 2 (3.28%) Service Desk Engineer
6 2 (3.28%) Windows Infrastructure Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (3.28%) Web Services
1 2 (3.28%) XML
1 2 (3.28%) XSL
Miscellaneous
1 5 (8.20%) Analytical Skills
2 3 (4.92%) Clustering
2 3 (4.92%) Data Centre
2 3 (4.92%) Driving Licence
3 2 (3.28%) DataPower
3 2 (3.28%) Mobile Banking
3 2 (3.28%) Replication
4 1 (1.64%) Blackberry
4 1 (1.64%) EMC Centera
4 1 (1.64%) Fat Client
4 1 (1.64%) HP StoreVirtual
4 1 (1.64%) Management Information System
4 1 (1.64%) PKI
4 1 (1.64%) Thin Client
Operating Systems
1 57 (93.44%) Windows
2 48 (78.69%) Windows Server
3 44 (72.13%) Windows Server 2012
4 35 (57.38%) Windows Server 2003
5 12 (19.67%) Windows Server 2008
6 7 (11.48%) Windows 7
7 6 (9.84%) Windows 8
8 1 (1.64%) Windows 10
Processes & Methodologies
1 32 (52.46%) ITIL
2 26 (42.62%) Load Balancing
3 13 (21.31%) Change Control
4 4 (6.56%) CRM
4 4 (6.56%) Disaster Recovery
4 4 (6.56%) Quality Management
5 3 (4.92%) Incident Management
6 2 (3.28%) Change Management
6 2 (3.28%) High Availability
6 2 (3.28%) Line Management
6 2 (3.28%) Presales
7 1 (1.64%) Asset Management
7 1 (1.64%) Configuration Management
7 1 (1.64%) DevOps
7 1 (1.64%) Mentoring
7 1 (1.64%) Performance Monitoring
7 1 (1.64%) Root Cause Analysis
7 1 (1.64%) Server Virtualisation
7 1 (1.64%) Stakeholder Management
7 1 (1.64%) Technical Architecture
Programming Languages
1 40 (65.57%) SQL
2 5 (8.20%) PowerShell
3 2 (3.28%) C#
3 2 (3.28%) C++
4 1 (1.64%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 6 (9.84%) Microsoft Certification
2 5 (8.20%) MCSA
2 5 (8.20%) MCSE
3 3 (4.92%) CCNA
3 3 (4.92%) Cisco Certification
4 2 (3.28%) MCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 17 (27.87%) SLA
System Software
1 50 (81.97%) Active Directory
2 48 (78.69%) VMware Infrastructure
3 41 (67.21%) Hyper-V
4 3 (4.92%) vSphere
5 1 (1.64%) Microsoft App-V
5 1 (1.64%) VMware ESX
5 1 (1.64%) VMware ESXi
5 1 (1.64%) VMware Workstation
5 1 (1.64%) XenApp
5 1 (1.64%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 57 (93.44%) SCCM
2 4 (6.56%) McAfee ePO
3 2 (3.28%) Cisco CUCM
3 2 (3.28%) Forefront Identity Manager
3 2 (3.28%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
3 2 (3.28%) Tivoli
4 1 (1.64%) Ansible
4 1 (1.64%) Backup Exec
4 1 (1.64%) Opscode Chef
4 1 (1.64%) Puppet
4 1 (1.64%) SCVMM
4 1 (1.64%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
Vendors
1 51 (83.61%) Microsoft
2 50 (81.97%) VMware
3 13 (21.31%) Cisco
4 7 (11.48%) Citrix
5 5 (8.20%) HP
5 5 (8.20%) Symantec
6 4 (6.56%) Compaq
6 4 (6.56%) Intel Security
6 4 (6.56%) Oracle
7 3 (4.92%) IBM
8 2 (3.28%) ServiceNow
9 1 (1.64%) Avaya
9 1 (1.64%) CA
9 1 (1.64%) Dell
9 1 (1.64%) EMC
9 1 (1.64%) NetApp
9 1 (1.64%) Sophos
9 1 (1.64%) Varonis
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