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 24 April 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
24 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft System Center Operations Manager (SCOM)
Rank 131 149 142
Rank change year-on-year
+18 -7
Permanent jobs citing SCOM 19 20 16
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Scotland 0.60% 0.50% 0.51%
As % of the Systems Management category 10.50% 9.71% 7.84%
Number of salaries quoted 10 8 4
Average salary £45,000 £41,500 £37,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+8.43% +12.16%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,900 £36,150 £35,950
10% offered a salary of more than £53,500 £55,000 £39,450
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £45,000 £47,500
% change year-on-year
-11.11% -5.26%
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
181 206 204
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Scotland 5.75% 5.16% 6.44%
Number of salaries quoted 113 118 90
Average salary £45,000 £37,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+20.00% -6.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £29,800 £29,500 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £47,500 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £41,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+2.40% -2.35%

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 April 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 24 April 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
Glasgow +18 8 £45,000 +36.36%
Edinburgh +14 6 £38,750 -4.32%
Stirling -4 4 £51,250 -6.81%
SCOM
UK

SCOM
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 24 April 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 37 (92.50%) Windows
2 32 (80.00%) Active Directory
3 31 (77.50%) Microsoft
4 30 (75.00%) SCCM
5 26 (65.00%) Windows Server 2008
6 25 (62.50%) MS Exchange
7 22 (55.00%) VMware
8 20 (50.00%) Windows Server 2003
8 20 (50.00%) ITIL
9 19 (47.50%) Citrix
10 18 (45.00%) Cisco
10 18 (45.00%) VMware Infrastructure
11 17 (42.50%) SAN
12 16 (40.00%) XenApp
12 16 (40.00%) Windows Server 2012
13 15 (37.50%) PowerShell
13 15 (37.50%) HP
14 14 (35.00%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
15 13 (32.50%) Firewall
15 13 (32.50%) DNS
15 13 (32.50%) Exchange Server 2010
16 12 (30.00%) DHCP
16 12 (30.00%) Finance
17 11 (27.50%) MS Excel
17 11 (27.50%) SQL Server
17 11 (27.50%) XenDesktop
17 11 (27.50%) vSphere
18 10 (25.00%) Windows 7
18 10 (25.00%) Service Management
18 10 (25.00%) Blackberry

SCOM
Top Related IT Skills in Scotland by Category

For the 6 months to 24 April 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 25 (62.50%) MS Exchange
2 14 (35.00%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
3 13 (32.50%) Exchange Server 2010
4 9 (22.50%) Exchange Server 2003
5 8 (20.00%) Lync
6 7 (17.50%) Exchange Server 2007
7 6 (15.00%) SharePoint
7 6 (15.00%) IIS
8 4 (10.00%) Exchange Server 2013
9 3 (7.50%) Lotus Domino
10 2 (5.00%) WebSphere
10 2 (5.00%) BizTalk Server
11 1 (2.50%) WebLogic
11 1 (2.50%) JBoss
11 1 (2.50%) IBM Notes
11 1 (2.50%) Mule
11 1 (2.50%) SharePoint 2010
Applications
1 11 (27.50%) MS Excel
2 4 (10.00%) MS Office
3 1 (2.50%) MS Project
3 1 (2.50%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 1 (2.50%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 2 (5.00%) Office 365
2 1 (2.50%) Symantec.cloud
2 1 (2.50%) Cloud Computing
2 1 (2.50%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 17 (42.50%) SAN
2 13 (32.50%) Firewall
2 13 (32.50%) DNS
3 12 (30.00%) DHCP
4 8 (20.00%) LAN
4 8 (20.00%) VPN
5 7 (17.50%) WAN
6 5 (12.50%) IPv4
7 2 (5.00%) IP Telephony
7 2 (5.00%) VoIP
7 2 (5.00%) Cisco IOS
8 1 (2.50%) NAS
8 1 (2.50%) WLAN
8 1 (2.50%) SMTP
8 1 (2.50%) HTTP
8 1 (2.50%) SNMP
8 1 (2.50%) TCP/IP
8 1 (2.50%) Wireshark
8 1 (2.50%) DMZ
8 1 (2.50%) Telnet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (27.50%) SQL Server
2 6 (15.00%) SQL Server 2008
3 5 (12.50%) SQL Server 2005
4 1 (2.50%) SQL Server 2012
4 1 (2.50%) Oracle Database
4 1 (2.50%) DataStage
Development Applications
1 2 (5.00%) MSI
2 1 (2.50%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 12 (30.00%) Finance
2 6 (15.00%) Back Office
3 3 (7.50%) Banking
4 2 (5.00%) Investment Banking
5 1 (2.50%) Legal
Job Titles
1 8 (20.00%) Analyst
2 6 (15.00%) Team Leader
2 6 (15.00%) Technical Specialist
3 4 (10.00%) Operations Team Leader
3 4 (10.00%) Systems Analyst
3 4 (10.00%) Senior Analyst
3 4 (10.00%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 3 (7.50%) Support Engineer
4 3 (7.50%) Senior Systems Analyst
5 2 (5.00%) Infrastructure Team Leader
5 2 (5.00%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
5 2 (5.00%) Service Desk Engineer
5 2 (5.00%) Support Specialist
5 2 (5.00%) Consultant
5 2 (5.00%) 3rd Line Support
5 2 (5.00%) Technical Consultant
5 2 (5.00%) Infrastructure Analyst
6 1 (2.50%) Operations Manager
6 1 (2.50%) Technical Support Analyst
6 1 (2.50%) Technical Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (2.50%) Web Services
1 1 (2.50%) XML
1 1 (2.50%) XSL
1 1 (2.50%) ActiveMQ
1 1 (2.50%) Java EE
1 1 (2.50%) Application Packaging
1 1 (2.50%) Apache Camel
Miscellaneous
1 10 (25.00%) Blackberry
2 6 (15.00%) Analytical Skills
3 4 (10.00%) iPhone
4 3 (7.50%) iPad
4 3 (7.50%) Replication
5 2 (5.00%) Clustering
5 2 (5.00%) Kindle
6 1 (2.50%) DataPower
6 1 (2.50%) PKI
6 1 (2.50%) Client/Server
Operating Systems
1 37 (92.50%) Windows
2 26 (65.00%) Windows Server 2008
3 20 (50.00%) Windows Server 2003
4 16 (40.00%) Windows Server 2012
5 10 (25.00%) Windows 7
6 5 (12.50%) UNIX
6 5 (12.50%) Linux
7 3 (7.50%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 20 (50.00%) ITIL
2 10 (25.00%) Service Management
3 8 (20.00%) PRINCE2
3 8 (20.00%) Problem Management
3 8 (20.00%) Time Management
3 8 (20.00%) Mentoring
4 3 (7.50%) Data Protection
4 3 (7.50%) Migration
4 3 (7.50%) CRM
5 2 (5.00%) Disaster Recovery
5 2 (5.00%) Identity Management
5 2 (5.00%) Asset Management
5 2 (5.00%) Coaching
5 2 (5.00%) Network Management
6 1 (2.50%) ITIL V3
6 1 (2.50%) Root Cause Analysis
6 1 (2.50%) Business Continuity Management
6 1 (2.50%) Capacity Planning
6 1 (2.50%) Incident Management
6 1 (2.50%) Technical Architecture
Programming Languages
1 15 (37.50%) PowerShell
2 5 (12.50%) VBScript
2 5 (12.50%) Shell Script
3 4 (10.00%) SQL
4 2 (5.00%) Perl
5 1 (2.50%) C
5 1 (2.50%) C#
5 1 (2.50%) Java
5 1 (2.50%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 6 (15.00%) CCNP
1 6 (15.00%) CCNA
1 6 (15.00%) Cisco Certification
1 6 (15.00%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
2 5 (12.50%) MCP
2 5 (12.50%) MCSE
2 5 (12.50%) MCSA
2 5 (12.50%) Microsoft Certification
3 3 (7.50%) Security Cleared
4 2 (5.00%) Degree
4 2 (5.00%) CTC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (5.00%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 32 (80.00%) Active Directory
2 18 (45.00%) VMware Infrastructure
3 16 (40.00%) XenApp
4 11 (27.50%) XenDesktop
4 11 (27.50%) vSphere
5 9 (22.50%) Hyper-V
6 2 (5.00%) Microsoft App-V
7 1 (2.50%) ISA Server
7 1 (2.50%) Forefront TMG
Systems Management
1 30 (75.00%) SCCM
2 7 (17.50%) SCVMM
3 5 (12.50%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
4 4 (10.00%) BMC PATROL
4 4 (10.00%) ITRS Geneos
5 3 (7.50%) AirWatch
6 2 (5.00%) McAfee ePO
7 1 (2.50%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
7 1 (2.50%) WSUS
7 1 (2.50%) Business Desktop Deployment
7 1 (2.50%) OpenView
7 1 (2.50%) CiscoWorks
7 1 (2.50%) Tivoli
7 1 (2.50%) OpenAM
Vendors
1 31 (77.50%) Microsoft
2 22 (55.00%) VMware
3 19 (47.50%) Citrix
4 18 (45.00%) Cisco
5 15 (37.50%) HP
6 6 (15.00%) CheckPoint
7 5 (12.50%) Symantec
7 5 (12.50%) Oracle
7 5 (12.50%) Compaq
8 4 (10.00%) Lotus
9 2 (5.00%) Draytek
9 2 (5.00%) IronPort
9 2 (5.00%) McAfee
10 1 (2.50%) AppSense
10 1 (2.50%) SonicWALL
10 1 (2.50%) Varonis
10 1 (2.50%) Apple
10 1 (2.50%) IBM
10 1 (2.50%) Intel