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 24 July 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
24 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft System Center Operations Manager (SCOM)
Rank 168 130 139
Rank change year-on-year
-38 +9
Permanent jobs citing SCOM 5 22 18
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Scotland 0.13% 0.67% 0.56%
As % of the Systems Management category 3.55% 12.09% 9.14%
Number of salaries quoted 2 12 7
Average salary £44,000 £37,750 £27,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+16.55% +37.27%
90% offered a salary of more than £39,200 £33,200 £26,200
10% offered a salary of more than £48,800 £42,500 £38,700
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,500 £41,500
% change year-on-year
+4.93% -2.40%
Systems Management Category
Scotland
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Systems Management category
141 182 197
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Scotland 3.78% 5.53% 6.13%
Number of salaries quoted 99 115 104
Average salary £40,000 £42,500 £36,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-5.88% +18.05%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £30,450 £24,000
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £50,000 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,000 £42,500 £40,250
% change year-on-year
-1.17% +5.59%
SCOM
UK

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 24 July 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 24 July 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 -13 3 £38,000 +1.33% 5
Aberdeen +7 1 - -
Stirling - 1 £50,000 -
SCOM
UK

SCOM
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 24 July 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 23 (92.00%) Windows
2 22 (88.00%) Microsoft
2 22 (88.00%) Active Directory
3 16 (64.00%) Citrix
4 15 (60.00%) SCCM
4 15 (60.00%) Windows Server 2008
5 13 (52.00%) MS Exchange
6 12 (48.00%) MS Excel
7 11 (44.00%) XenApp
8 9 (36.00%) Finance
8 9 (36.00%) VMware
9 8 (32.00%) Windows Server 2003
10 7 (28.00%) Symantec
10 7 (28.00%) VMware Infrastructure
10 7 (28.00%) PowerShell
11 6 (24.00%) XenServer
11 6 (24.00%) Lync
11 6 (24.00%) Exchange Server 2010
11 6 (24.00%) Blackberry
11 6 (24.00%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
11 6 (24.00%) SQL Server
11 6 (24.00%) SAN
12 5 (20.00%) Client/Server
12 5 (20.00%) Cisco
12 5 (20.00%) Hyper-V
12 5 (20.00%) Exchange Server 2007
13 4 (16.00%) Retail
13 4 (16.00%) Fujitsu
13 4 (16.00%) IronPort
13 4 (16.00%) Capacity Planning

SCOM
Top Related IT Skills in Scotland by Category

For the 6 months to 24 July 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 13 (52.00%) MS Exchange
2 6 (24.00%) Lync
2 6 (24.00%) Exchange Server 2010
2 6 (24.00%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
3 5 (20.00%) Exchange Server 2007
4 4 (16.00%) SharePoint
4 4 (16.00%) Lotus Domino
5 2 (8.00%) Exchange Server 2013
5 2 (8.00%) IIS
Applications
1 12 (48.00%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 6 (24.00%) SAN
2 4 (16.00%) DHCP
2 4 (16.00%) DNS
3 2 (8.00%) Wireshark
3 2 (8.00%) NetScaler
3 2 (8.00%) Firewall
4 1 (4.00%) Intranet
4 1 (4.00%) Extranet
4 1 (4.00%) Wireless
4 1 (4.00%) LAN
4 1 (4.00%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (24.00%) SQL Server
2 2 (8.00%) Oracle Database
2 2 (8.00%) MS Access
3 1 (4.00%) Oracle BI EE
3 1 (4.00%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 2 (8.00%) Fiddler
General
1 9 (36.00%) Finance
2 4 (16.00%) Retail
2 4 (16.00%) Telecoms
3 1 (4.00%) Banking
Job Titles
1 11 (44.00%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 6 (24.00%) Support Engineer
3 5 (20.00%) Server Engineer
4 3 (12.00%) IT Support
5 2 (8.00%) Exchange Specialist
5 2 (8.00%) Messaging Specialist
5 2 (8.00%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
5 2 (8.00%) Technical Specialist
5 2 (8.00%) IT Support Engineer
5 2 (8.00%) Technical Engineer
5 2 (8.00%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
5 2 (8.00%) Senior IT Support
5 2 (8.00%) Server Technician
5 2 (8.00%) Technical Support Engineer
5 2 (8.00%) Technical Support
5 2 (8.00%) 3rd Line Support
5 2 (8.00%) Server Support
6 1 (4.00%) Support Technician
6 1 (4.00%) Support Analyst
6 1 (4.00%) Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (8.00%) Application Packaging
2 1 (4.00%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 6 (24.00%) Blackberry
2 5 (20.00%) Client/Server
3 3 (12.00%) Clustering
4 2 (8.00%) iPhone
4 2 (8.00%) CMDB
5 1 (4.00%) CLARiiON
5 1 (4.00%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 23 (92.00%) Windows
2 15 (60.00%) Windows Server 2008
3 8 (32.00%) Windows Server 2003
4 4 (16.00%) Windows Server 2012
5 2 (8.00%) Windows 7
5 2 (8.00%) Linux
6 1 (4.00%) UNIX
6 1 (4.00%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (16.00%) Capacity Planning
1 4 (16.00%) ITIL
1 4 (16.00%) Migration
1 4 (16.00%) Service Management
2 2 (8.00%) Incident Management
2 2 (8.00%) Infrastructure Management
2 2 (8.00%) Software Distribution
3 1 (4.00%) Performance Monitoring
3 1 (4.00%) Server Monitoring
3 1 (4.00%) Supplier Management
3 1 (4.00%) Problem Management
3 1 (4.00%) Time Management
Programming Languages
1 7 (28.00%) PowerShell
2 4 (16.00%) Perl
3 2 (8.00%) SQL
3 2 (8.00%) VBScript
3 2 (8.00%) VB
4 1 (4.00%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 3 (12.00%) Security Cleared
2 2 (8.00%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
2 2 (8.00%) MCSE
2 2 (8.00%) Microsoft Certification
3 1 (4.00%) MCITP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (16.00%) SLA
System Software
1 22 (88.00%) Active Directory
2 11 (44.00%) XenApp
3 7 (28.00%) VMware Infrastructure
4 6 (24.00%) XenServer
5 5 (20.00%) Hyper-V
6 3 (12.00%) vSphere
6 3 (12.00%) XenDesktop
7 2 (8.00%) Veritas Cluster Server
7 2 (8.00%) VMware ESXi
7 2 (8.00%) VMware ESX
8 1 (4.00%) Microsoft App-V
Systems Management
1 15 (60.00%) SCCM
2 4 (16.00%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
3 3 (12.00%) SCVMM
4 2 (8.00%) ServiceCenter
4 2 (8.00%) WSUS
4 2 (8.00%) Norton AntiVirus
4 2 (8.00%) Tivoli
4 2 (8.00%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
5 1 (4.00%) BMC PATROL
5 1 (4.00%) NetBackup
5 1 (4.00%) ITRS Geneos
5 1 (4.00%) SCOrch
Vendors
1 22 (88.00%) Microsoft
2 16 (64.00%) Citrix
3 9 (36.00%) VMware
4 7 (28.00%) Symantec
5 5 (20.00%) Cisco
6 4 (16.00%) Fujitsu
6 4 (16.00%) IronPort
6 4 (16.00%) Lotus
6 4 (16.00%) AppSense
7 3 (12.00%) Oracle
8 2 (8.00%) HP
8 2 (8.00%) CommVault
8 2 (8.00%) Sophos
9 1 (4.00%) NetApp
9 1 (4.00%) CheckPoint
9 1 (4.00%) EMC
9 1 (4.00%) ServiceNow
9 1 (4.00%) SolarWinds
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