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 29 September 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
29 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft System Center Operations Manager (SCOM)
Rank 130 146 167
Rank change year-on-year
+16 +21
Permanent jobs citing SCOM 16 20 11
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Scotland 0.64% 0.60% 0.30%
As % of the Systems Management category 10.46% 7.60% 4.72%
Number of salaries quoted 13 13 5
Median salary £49,000 £40,000 £32,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+22.50% +23.07%
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,000 £41,500
% change year-on-year
+1.19% +1.20%
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
153 263 233
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Scotland 6.11% 7.89% 6.41%
Number of salaries quoted 97 150 153
Median salary £45,000 £42,000 £41,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+7.14% +1.20%
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £27,500 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £50,000 £55,000
UK excluding London median salary £47,500 £44,750 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+6.14% +5.29%

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
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 29 September 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 +17 8 £49,000 +63.33%
Edinburgh +7 4 £44,000 -7.36%
West Dunbartonshire +8 1 £35,000 -
Aberdeen - 1 £49,000 -
Stirling - 1 £42,500 -
West Lothian - 1 £39,000 -
SCOM
UK

SCOM
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 29 September 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 35 (97.22%) Windows
1 35 (97.22%) Active Directory
1 35 (97.22%) SCCM
2 31 (86.11%) Windows Server
3 30 (83.33%) Microsoft
4 24 (66.67%) Hyper-V
5 23 (63.89%) ITIL
6 22 (61.11%) SQL Server
7 20 (55.56%) Microsoft Azure
8 18 (50.00%) VMware
8 18 (50.00%) VMware Infrastructure
8 18 (50.00%) Windows Server 2012
9 13 (36.11%) MS Excel
9 13 (36.11%) SQL
9 13 (36.11%) Windows Server 2003
9 13 (36.11%) Firewall
10 11 (30.56%) Load Balancing
11 10 (27.78%) MS Exchange
11 10 (27.78%) Office 365
12 9 (25.00%) Skype for Business
12 9 (25.00%) Windows 10
12 9 (25.00%) Skype
12 9 (25.00%) DHCP
12 9 (25.00%) SAN
12 9 (25.00%) DNS
12 9 (25.00%) SLA
13 8 (22.22%) SC Cleared
13 8 (22.22%) Security Cleared
13 8 (22.22%) Azure Active Directory
13 8 (22.22%) BitLocker

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 10 (27.78%) MS Exchange
2 9 (25.00%) Skype for Business
3 4 (11.11%) Exchange Server 2010
3 4 (11.11%) Exchange Server 2013
3 4 (11.11%) SharePoint
4 3 (8.33%) Exchange Server 2007
5 1 (2.78%) Exchange Server 2003
Applications
1 13 (36.11%) MS Excel
2 4 (11.11%) MS Office
3 3 (8.33%) MS PowerPoint
Cloud Services
1 20 (55.56%) Microsoft Azure
2 10 (27.78%) Office 365
3 8 (22.22%) Azure Active Directory
4 3 (8.33%) Amazon AWS
5 2 (5.56%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
Communications & Networking
1 13 (36.11%) Firewall
2 9 (25.00%) DHCP
2 9 (25.00%) DNS
2 9 (25.00%) SAN
2 9 (25.00%) Skype
3 5 (13.89%) LAN
4 4 (11.11%) TCP/IP
4 4 (11.11%) WAN
5 1 (2.78%) VLAN
5 1 (2.78%) VoIP
5 1 (2.78%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 22 (61.11%) SQL Server
2 1 (2.78%) SQL Server 2005
2 1 (2.78%) SQL Server 2008
2 1 (2.78%) SQL Server 2012
General
1 3 (8.33%) Back Office
1 3 (8.33%) Finance
2 1 (2.78%) Games
Job Titles
1 24 (66.67%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 8 (22.22%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
3 4 (11.11%) Service Desk Engineer
4 3 (8.33%) Systems Administrator
5 2 (5.56%) Administrator
5 2 (5.56%) Cloud Engineer
5 2 (5.56%) Cloud Infrastructure Engineer
5 2 (5.56%) IT Engineer
5 2 (5.56%) IT Infrastructure Engineer
5 2 (5.56%) Windows Engineer
5 2 (5.56%) Windows Infrastructure Engineer
6 1 (2.78%) Active Directory Analyst
6 1 (2.78%) Messaging Support
6 1 (2.78%) Messaging Support Engineer
6 1 (2.78%) Server Engineer
6 1 (2.78%) Service Manager
6 1 (2.78%) Support Engineer
6 1 (2.78%) Wintel Engineer
6 1 (2.78%) Wintel Support
6 1 (2.78%) Wintel Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (2.78%) Software Packaging
Miscellaneous
1 8 (22.22%) Data Centre
2 2 (5.56%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (2.78%) Blackberry
3 1 (2.78%) Client/Server
3 1 (2.78%) Driving Licence
3 1 (2.78%) FMCG
3 1 (2.78%) iPad
3 1 (2.78%) iPhone
3 1 (2.78%) Management Information System
3 1 (2.78%) Video Conferencing
3 1 (2.78%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 35 (97.22%) Windows
2 31 (86.11%) Windows Server
3 18 (50.00%) Windows Server 2012
4 13 (36.11%) Windows Server 2003
5 9 (25.00%) Windows 10
6 7 (19.44%) Windows Server 2008
7 6 (16.67%) Windows 7
8 4 (11.11%) Windows 8
9 1 (2.78%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 23 (63.89%) ITIL
2 11 (30.56%) Load Balancing
3 8 (22.22%) ITIL V3
4 5 (13.89%) Change Control
5 3 (8.33%) Disaster Recovery
5 3 (8.33%) Migration
6 2 (5.56%) Agile Software Development
6 2 (5.56%) High Availability
6 2 (5.56%) Incident Management
6 2 (5.56%) Service Delivery
7 1 (2.78%) Application Packaging
7 1 (2.78%) Infrastructure Monitoring
7 1 (2.78%) Line Management
7 1 (2.78%) Mentoring
7 1 (2.78%) Patch Management
7 1 (2.78%) Problem Management
7 1 (2.78%) Project Planning
7 1 (2.78%) Release Management
7 1 (2.78%) Software Distribution
7 1 (2.78%) Virtual Team Management
Programming Languages
1 13 (36.11%) SQL
2 2 (5.56%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 8 (22.22%) SC Cleared
1 8 (22.22%) Security Cleared
2 2 (5.56%) CCNA
2 2 (5.56%) Cisco Certification
2 2 (5.56%) MCSE
2 2 (5.56%) Microsoft Certification
3 1 (2.78%) HND
3 1 (2.78%) MCSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (25.00%) SLA
System Software
1 35 (97.22%) Active Directory
2 24 (66.67%) Hyper-V
3 18 (50.00%) VMware Infrastructure
4 8 (22.22%) BitLocker
5 1 (2.78%) Virtual Machines
5 1 (2.78%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 35 (97.22%) SCCM
2 8 (22.22%) Microsoft Intune
3 3 (8.33%) Cisco CUCM
3 3 (8.33%) Forefront Identity Manager
4 1 (2.78%) Microsoft Clustering
4 1 (2.78%) SCOrch
4 1 (2.78%) SCSM
4 1 (2.78%) WSUS
Vendors
1 30 (83.33%) Microsoft
2 18 (50.00%) VMware
3 6 (16.67%) Cisco
4 3 (8.33%) ServiceNow
5 2 (5.56%) Citrix
6 1 (2.78%) Apple
6 1 (2.78%) MobileIron
6 1 (2.78%) NetApp
6 1 (2.78%) Symantec