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 31 August 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
31 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft System Center Operations Manager (SCOM)
Rank 151 157 145
Rank change year-on-year
+6 -12
Permanent jobs citing SCOM 21 8 12
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Scotland 0.63% 0.22% 0.40%
As % of the Systems Management category 8.68% 3.64% 7.50%
Number of salaries quoted 8 3 8
Average salary £38,750 £37,500 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+3.33% -
90% offered a salary of more than £29,100 £33,500 £34,400
10% offered a salary of more than £64,300 £37,900 £42,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
- +6.25%
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
242 220 160
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Scotland 7.26% 5.95% 5.27%
Number of salaries quoted 132 144 94
Average salary £42,233 £40,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.58% -5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £30,000 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £50,000 £53,750
UK excluding London average salary £44,500 £42,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+4.70% -

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 31 August 2015.

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 31 August 2015. 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
Edinburgh +6 10 £47,500 - 4
Glasgow +1 8 £30,000 -20.00% 2
West Dunbartonshire - 4 - -
SCOM
UK

SCOM
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 31 August 2015, 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 42 (100.00%) Windows
2 36 (85.71%) Microsoft
3 33 (78.57%) ITIL
4 32 (76.19%) SCCM
5 27 (64.29%) Active Directory
6 26 (61.90%) VMware
7 23 (54.76%) Windows Server 2008
7 23 (54.76%) Windows Server 2012
8 22 (52.38%) VMware Infrastructure
8 22 (52.38%) MS Exchange
9 21 (50.00%) Citrix
10 19 (45.24%) XenApp
11 18 (42.86%) Exchange Server 2010
11 18 (42.86%) Firewall
11 18 (42.86%) Windows Server 2003
12 17 (40.48%) SAN
12 17 (40.48%) DNS
12 17 (40.48%) DHCP
12 17 (40.48%) SQL Server
12 17 (40.48%) Windows 7
13 16 (38.10%) WAN
13 16 (38.10%) Cisco
14 15 (35.71%) LAN
14 15 (35.71%) MS Excel
14 15 (35.71%) vSphere
14 15 (35.71%) Exchange Server 2007
15 14 (33.33%) CCNA
15 14 (33.33%) Cisco Certification
15 14 (33.33%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
16 13 (30.95%) HP

SCOM
Top Related IT Skills in Scotland by Category

For the 6 months to 31 August 2015, 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 22 (52.38%) MS Exchange
2 18 (42.86%) Exchange Server 2010
3 15 (35.71%) Exchange Server 2007
4 14 (33.33%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
5 12 (28.57%) Exchange Server 2003
6 9 (21.43%) SharePoint
7 6 (14.29%) Lync
8 3 (7.14%) Exchange Server 2013
8 3 (7.14%) IIS
8 3 (7.14%) BizTalk Server
9 2 (4.76%) SharePoint 2010
10 1 (2.38%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 15 (35.71%) MS Excel
2 5 (11.90%) MS Office
3 3 (7.14%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 3 (7.14%) Dynamics CRM
1 3 (7.14%) Dynamics AX
Cloud Services
1 6 (14.29%) Microsoft Azure
1 6 (14.29%) Office 365
2 3 (7.14%) Cloud Computing
2 3 (7.14%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 18 (42.86%) Firewall
2 17 (40.48%) DNS
2 17 (40.48%) SAN
2 17 (40.48%) DHCP
3 16 (38.10%) WAN
4 15 (35.71%) LAN
5 12 (28.57%) VPN
6 2 (4.76%) VoIP
6 2 (4.76%) Cisco IOS
7 1 (2.38%) WLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 17 (40.48%) SQL Server
2 2 (4.76%) SQL Server 2005
3 1 (2.38%) MySQL
3 1 (2.38%) DataStage
General
1 12 (28.57%) Back Office
2 6 (14.29%) Finance
3 5 (11.90%) Banking
4 4 (9.52%) Investment Banking
5 1 (2.38%) Legal
5 1 (2.38%) Games
Job Titles
1 8 (19.05%) Team Leader
1 8 (19.05%) Operations Team Leader
2 6 (14.29%) Analyst
3 5 (11.90%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 4 (9.52%) Infrastructure Manager
4 4 (9.52%) Support Analyst
5 3 (7.14%) 3rd Line Support
5 3 (7.14%) IT Support Analyst
5 3 (7.14%) Project Manager
5 3 (7.14%) Senior Analyst
5 3 (7.14%) IT Support
6 2 (4.76%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
6 2 (4.76%) Service Desk Engineer
6 2 (4.76%) Senior Support Analyst
6 2 (4.76%) Support Engineer
6 2 (4.76%) Support Specialist
6 2 (4.76%) Systems Engineer
7 1 (2.38%) Senior Systems Engineer
7 1 (2.38%) Applications Support
7 1 (2.38%) Infrastructure Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (7.14%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 12 (28.57%) HP StoreVirtual
2 3 (7.14%) Analytical Skills
3 2 (4.76%) Data Centre
3 2 (4.76%) iPad
3 2 (4.76%) Blackberry
3 2 (4.76%) iPhone
4 1 (2.38%) EqualLogic
4 1 (2.38%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 42 (100.00%) Windows
2 23 (54.76%) Windows Server 2008
2 23 (54.76%) Windows Server 2012
3 18 (42.86%) Windows Server 2003
4 17 (40.48%) Windows 7
5 5 (11.90%) UNIX
5 5 (11.90%) Linux
6 3 (7.14%) Windows XP
6 3 (7.14%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 33 (78.57%) ITIL
2 13 (30.95%) PRINCE2
3 12 (28.57%) Mentoring
4 4 (9.52%) Service Management
4 4 (9.52%) Continuous Improvement
5 3 (7.14%) MOF
5 3 (7.14%) Load Balancing
5 3 (7.14%) Problem Management
5 3 (7.14%) Time Management
5 3 (7.14%) Data Protection
5 3 (7.14%) Open Source
5 3 (7.14%) CRM
5 3 (7.14%) Coaching
5 3 (7.14%) Change Control
6 2 (4.76%) Software Distribution
6 2 (4.76%) Server Patching
6 2 (4.76%) ERP
6 2 (4.76%) Stakeholder Management
6 2 (4.76%) Asset Management
6 2 (4.76%) Incident Management
Programming Languages
1 9 (21.43%) SQL
2 5 (11.90%) Shell Script
2 5 (11.90%) Perl
3 3 (7.14%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 14 (33.33%) CCNA
1 14 (33.33%) Cisco Certification
2 12 (28.57%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
2 12 (28.57%) CCNP
3 3 (7.14%) ITIL Certification
3 3 (7.14%) Degree
4 2 (4.76%) Microsoft Certification
5 1 (2.38%) CCA
5 1 (2.38%) Citrix Certification
5 1 (2.38%) MCP
5 1 (2.38%) HNC
5 1 (2.38%) HND
5 1 (2.38%) MCSE
5 1 (2.38%) CTC Cleared
5 1 (2.38%) Security Cleared
5 1 (2.38%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (9.52%) SLA
System Software
1 27 (64.29%) Active Directory
2 22 (52.38%) VMware Infrastructure
3 19 (45.24%) XenApp
4 15 (35.71%) vSphere
5 9 (21.43%) Hyper-V
6 3 (7.14%) ISA Server
6 3 (7.14%) Forefront TMG
Systems Management
1 32 (76.19%) SCCM
2 12 (28.57%) SCVMM
3 5 (11.90%) BMC PATROL
3 5 (11.90%) ITRS Geneos
4 4 (9.52%) Business Desktop Deployment
5 3 (7.14%) McAfee ePO
6 2 (4.76%) WSUS
7 1 (2.38%) SCSM
Vendors
1 36 (85.71%) Microsoft
2 26 (61.90%) VMware
3 21 (50.00%) Citrix
4 16 (38.10%) Cisco
5 13 (30.95%) HP
6 12 (28.57%) CheckPoint
7 5 (11.90%) Oracle
8 3 (7.14%) McAfee
9 1 (2.38%) Symantec
9 1 (2.38%) Dell Compellent
9 1 (2.38%) CommVault
9 1 (2.38%) Dell
9 1 (2.38%) Intel
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