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 14 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
14 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft System Center Operations Manager (SCOM)
Rank 120 141 140
Rank change year-on-year
+21 -1
Permanent jobs citing SCOM 33 19 31
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Scotland 1.11% 0.62% 0.94%
As % of the Systems Management category 18.86% 9.45% 15.58%
Number of salaries quoted 21 16 13
Average salary £40,000 £43,250 £43,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-7.51% -0.57%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £35,750 £31,500
10% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £51,250 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%
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
175 201 199
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Scotland 5.88% 6.53% 6.02%
Number of salaries quoted 112 129 112
Average salary £45,000 £45,000 £37,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +21.62%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £30,000 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £55,000 £57,500
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+5.88% +6.25%

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 14 February 2016.

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 14 February 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
(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 -7 18 £42,500 +4.93% 3
Edinburgh +9 12 £32,500 -31.57% 1
Aberdeen - 2 - -
SCOM
UK

SCOM
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 14 February 2016, 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 47 (92.16%) Windows
2 46 (90.20%) SCCM
3 43 (84.31%) Microsoft
4 41 (80.39%) Active Directory
5 38 (74.51%) VMware
6 36 (70.59%) VMware Infrastructure
7 35 (68.63%) Windows Server
7 35 (68.63%) MS Excel
8 33 (64.71%) Hyper-V
9 31 (60.78%) Windows Server 2012
10 29 (56.86%) ITIL
11 28 (54.90%) SQL Server
12 27 (52.94%) SQL
12 27 (52.94%) DNS
13 25 (49.02%) DHCP
13 25 (49.02%) SAN
13 25 (49.02%) Microsoft Azure
14 23 (45.10%) Windows Server 2003
15 21 (41.18%) Firewall
16 19 (37.25%) MS Exchange
17 18 (35.29%) Windows Server 2008
18 16 (31.37%) Load Balancing
18 16 (31.37%) Citrix
19 14 (27.45%) Cisco
19 14 (27.45%) Exchange Server 2010
20 12 (23.53%) Office 365
21 10 (19.61%) Microsoft Certification
21 10 (19.61%) Symantec
22 9 (17.65%) Finance
22 9 (17.65%) Windows 7

SCOM
Top Related IT Skills in Scotland by Category

For the 6 months to 14 February 2016, 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 19 (37.25%) MS Exchange
2 14 (27.45%) Exchange Server 2010
3 6 (11.76%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
4 5 (9.80%) Skype for Business
5 2 (3.92%) Exchange Server 2013
5 2 (3.92%) IIS
5 2 (3.92%) WebSphere
6 1 (1.96%) Exchange Server 2003
6 1 (1.96%) SharePoint
6 1 (1.96%) SharePoint 2010
6 1 (1.96%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 35 (68.63%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 25 (49.02%) Microsoft Azure
2 12 (23.53%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 27 (52.94%) DNS
2 25 (49.02%) DHCP
2 25 (49.02%) SAN
3 21 (41.18%) Firewall
4 6 (11.76%) LAN
5 5 (9.80%) WAN
6 4 (7.84%) Cisco IOS
6 4 (7.84%) WAAS
7 3 (5.88%) TCP/IP
8 2 (3.92%) DMZ
8 2 (3.92%) HTTP
8 2 (3.92%) Internet
8 2 (3.92%) Intranet
8 2 (3.92%) IPv4
8 2 (3.92%) SSL
9 1 (1.96%) DSL
9 1 (1.96%) Ethernet
9 1 (1.96%) VPN
9 1 (1.96%) Wi-Fi
9 1 (1.96%) WLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 28 (54.90%) SQL Server
2 4 (7.84%) SQL Server 2005
3 3 (5.88%) SQL Server 2014
4 2 (3.92%) SQL Server 2008
5 1 (1.96%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 2 (3.92%) WinDbg
2 1 (1.96%) Jenkins
2 1 (1.96%) Team Foundation Server
2 1 (1.96%) TeamCity
2 1 (1.96%) Visual Studio
General
1 9 (17.65%) Finance
2 4 (7.84%) Banking
2 4 (7.84%) Games
3 1 (1.96%) Back Office
3 1 (1.96%) Investment Banking
Job Titles
1 19 (37.25%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 9 (17.65%) Analyst
3 7 (13.73%) Windows Engineer
4 6 (11.76%) IT Engineer
4 6 (11.76%) Windows Specialist
5 4 (7.84%) 3rd Line Support
5 4 (7.84%) IT Infrastructure Engineer
5 4 (7.84%) Support Analyst
5 4 (7.84%) Systems Engineer
5 4 (7.84%) Windows Server Engineer
6 3 (5.88%) Server Engineer
6 3 (5.88%) Service Manager
6 3 (5.88%) Support Specialist
6 3 (5.88%) Windows Infrastructure Engineer
6 3 (5.88%) Windows Systems Engineer
7 2 (3.92%) 3rd Line Support Specialist
7 2 (3.92%) Development Analyst
7 2 (3.92%) IT Analyst
7 2 (3.92%) VMware Engineer
7 2 (3.92%) Windows Server Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (3.92%) Web Services
1 2 (3.92%) XML
1 2 (3.92%) XSL
Miscellaneous
1 5 (9.80%) Analytical Skills
1 5 (9.80%) Blackberry
1 5 (9.80%) Data Centre
2 4 (7.84%) Driving Licence
3 2 (3.92%) Clustering
3 2 (3.92%) DataPower
3 2 (3.92%) Fat Client
3 2 (3.92%) Mobile Banking
3 2 (3.92%) Replication
3 2 (3.92%) Thin Client
4 1 (1.96%) EMC Centera
4 1 (1.96%) EqualLogic
4 1 (1.96%) PKI
4 1 (1.96%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 47 (92.16%) Windows
2 35 (68.63%) Windows Server
3 31 (60.78%) Windows Server 2012
4 23 (45.10%) Windows Server 2003
5 18 (35.29%) Windows Server 2008
6 9 (17.65%) Windows 7
7 5 (9.80%) Windows 8
8 4 (7.84%) Windows 10
Processes & Methodologies
1 29 (56.86%) ITIL
2 16 (31.37%) Load Balancing
3 8 (15.69%) Change Control
4 5 (9.80%) Asset Management
5 4 (7.84%) Change Management
5 4 (7.84%) CRM
5 4 (7.84%) Quality Management
5 4 (7.84%) Root Cause Analysis
6 3 (5.88%) Incident Management
6 3 (5.88%) Mentoring
6 3 (5.88%) Problem Management
6 3 (5.88%) Service Management
7 2 (3.92%) Configuration Management
7 2 (3.92%) High Availability
7 2 (3.92%) Line Management
7 2 (3.92%) People Management
7 2 (3.92%) Performance Monitoring
7 2 (3.92%) Project Management
8 1 (1.96%) DevOps
8 1 (1.96%) Network Monitoring
Programming Languages
1 27 (52.94%) SQL
2 9 (17.65%) PowerShell
3 2 (3.92%) C#
3 2 (3.92%) C++
4 1 (1.96%) Ruby
4 1 (1.96%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 10 (19.61%) Microsoft Certification
2 7 (13.73%) MCSA
2 7 (13.73%) MCSE
3 5 (9.80%) MCP
4 3 (5.88%) CCNA
4 3 (5.88%) Cisco Certification
4 3 (5.88%) Degree
5 1 (1.96%) CCA
5 1 (1.96%) Citrix Certification
5 1 (1.96%) ITIL Certification
5 1 (1.96%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (15.69%) SLA
System Software
1 41 (80.39%) Active Directory
2 36 (70.59%) VMware Infrastructure
3 33 (64.71%) Hyper-V
4 8 (15.69%) XenApp
5 6 (11.76%) XenDesktop
6 4 (7.84%) Microsoft App-V
6 4 (7.84%) VMware ESXi
6 4 (7.84%) vSphere
7 2 (3.92%) VMware ESX
7 2 (3.92%) VMware Workstation
8 1 (1.96%) Terminal Services
Systems Management
1 46 (90.20%) SCCM
2 6 (11.76%) McAfee ePO
3 5 (9.80%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
4 4 (7.84%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
5 2 (3.92%) Tivoli
5 2 (3.92%) WSUS
6 1 (1.96%) Ansible
6 1 (1.96%) Backup Exec
6 1 (1.96%) Business Desktop Deployment
6 1 (1.96%) Opscode Chef
6 1 (1.96%) Puppet
6 1 (1.96%) SCSM
Vendors
1 43 (84.31%) Microsoft
2 38 (74.51%) VMware
3 16 (31.37%) Citrix
4 14 (27.45%) Cisco
5 10 (19.61%) Symantec
6 6 (11.76%) Compaq
6 6 (11.76%) HP
6 6 (11.76%) Intel Security
7 4 (7.84%) CA
7 4 (7.84%) Oracle
7 4 (7.84%) Varonis
8 3 (5.88%) IBM
9 2 (3.92%) Dell
10 1 (1.96%) EMC
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