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 18 December 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
18 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft System Center Operations Manager (SCOM)
Rank 131 129 145
Rank change year-on-year
-2 +16
Permanent jobs citing SCOM 24 36 10
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Scotland 0.76% 1.10% 0.32%
As % of the Systems Management category 13.33% 20.22% 5.05%
Number of salaries quoted 17 18 5
Average salary £42,500 £40,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.25% +6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,100 £30,000 £35,800
10% offered a salary of more than £51,000 £44,100 £75,000
UK excluding London average salary £41,500 £38,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+9.21% -10.58%
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
180 178 198
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Scotland 5.73% 5.44% 6.36%
Number of salaries quoted 105 98 120
Average salary £42,500 £40,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.25% +6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £31,500 £31,500 £29,100
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £55,000 £54,800
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £42,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -4.76%

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 18 December 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 18 December 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
Edinburgh -2 12 £40,000 +17.64% 4
Glasgow -5 7 £41,500 +3.75% 1
Stirling - 4 £51,250 -
Moray - 1 - -
SCOM
UK

SCOM
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 18 December 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 32 (94.12%) Windows
2 28 (82.35%) Microsoft
3 27 (79.41%) Active Directory
4 26 (76.47%) SCCM
5 23 (67.65%) Windows Server 2008
6 18 (52.94%) MS Exchange
7 17 (50.00%) ITIL
7 17 (50.00%) Citrix
7 17 (50.00%) PowerShell
8 16 (47.06%) VMware
9 14 (41.18%) Windows Server 2003
9 14 (41.18%) Hyper-V
10 13 (38.24%) HP
10 13 (38.24%) MS Excel
10 13 (38.24%) VMware Infrastructure
11 12 (35.29%) SQL Server
12 10 (29.41%) XenApp
12 10 (29.41%) XenDesktop
13 9 (26.47%) Windows Server 2012
13 9 (26.47%) VBScript
13 9 (26.47%) Cisco
13 9 (26.47%) DNS
13 9 (26.47%) Microsoft Certification
13 9 (26.47%) Finance
14 8 (23.53%) Service Management
14 8 (23.53%) Blackberry
15 7 (20.59%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
16 6 (17.65%) SAN
16 6 (17.65%) DHCP
16 6 (17.65%) Oracle

SCOM
Top Related IT Skills in Scotland by Category

For the 6 months to 18 December 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 18 (52.94%) MS Exchange
2 7 (20.59%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
3 6 (17.65%) Lync
4 5 (14.71%) Exchange Server 2010
4 5 (14.71%) IIS
5 4 (11.76%) Exchange Server 2013
6 3 (8.82%) Lotus Domino
7 2 (5.88%) SharePoint
7 2 (5.88%) Exchange Server 2003
7 2 (5.88%) WebSphere
8 1 (2.94%) Mule
8 1 (2.94%) WebLogic
8 1 (2.94%) SharePoint Server
8 1 (2.94%) BizTalk Server
8 1 (2.94%) JBoss
8 1 (2.94%) IBM Notes
Applications
1 13 (38.24%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (2.94%) Dynamics NAV
1 1 (2.94%) Dynamics AX
Communications & Networking
1 9 (26.47%) DNS
2 6 (17.65%) DHCP
2 6 (17.65%) SAN
3 5 (14.71%) Firewall
3 5 (14.71%) IPv4
4 3 (8.82%) SMTP
4 3 (8.82%) SNMP
4 3 (8.82%) TCP/IP
5 2 (5.88%) LDAP
5 2 (5.88%) OpenLDAP
5 2 (5.88%) IP Telephony
6 1 (2.94%) Wireshark
6 1 (2.94%) DMZ
6 1 (2.94%) Telnet
6 1 (2.94%) NetScaler
6 1 (2.94%) HTTP
6 1 (2.94%) VPN
6 1 (2.94%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (35.29%) SQL Server
2 5 (14.71%) SQL Server 2005
2 5 (14.71%) SQL Server 2008
3 1 (2.94%) DataStage
Development Applications
1 2 (5.88%) MSI
General
1 9 (26.47%) Finance
2 3 (8.82%) Banking
3 1 (2.94%) Investment Banking
Job Titles
1 9 (26.47%) Analyst
2 6 (17.65%) Senior Analyst
3 5 (14.71%) Consultant
3 5 (14.71%) Technical Specialist
4 3 (8.82%) Technical Analyst
4 3 (8.82%) Team Leader
4 3 (8.82%) Infrastructure Consultant
4 3 (8.82%) Infrastructure Team Leader
4 3 (8.82%) Systems Analyst
4 3 (8.82%) Infrastructure Engineer
5 2 (5.88%) Technical Consultant
5 2 (5.88%) Systems Engineer
5 2 (5.88%) Support Analyst
5 2 (5.88%) Software Engineer
5 2 (5.88%) IT Support
5 2 (5.88%) Infrastructure Support Team Leader
5 2 (5.88%) Senior Technical Analyst
5 2 (5.88%) Support Team Leader
5 2 (5.88%) Senior Systems Analyst
6 1 (2.94%) IT Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (2.94%) Web Services
1 1 (2.94%) XML
1 1 (2.94%) XSL
1 1 (2.94%) ActiveMQ
1 1 (2.94%) Java EE
1 1 (2.94%) Application Packaging
1 1 (2.94%) Apache Camel
Miscellaneous
1 8 (23.53%) Blackberry
2 5 (14.71%) Analytical Skills
3 3 (8.82%) PKI
4 2 (5.88%) Replication
5 1 (2.94%) Client/Server
5 1 (2.94%) iPhone
5 1 (2.94%) DataPower
5 1 (2.94%) Kindle
Operating Systems
1 32 (94.12%) Windows
2 23 (67.65%) Windows Server 2008
3 14 (41.18%) Windows Server 2003
4 9 (26.47%) Windows Server 2012
5 4 (11.76%) UNIX
6 2 (5.88%) Windows 7
6 2 (5.88%) Linux
6 2 (5.88%) Windows 2000
6 2 (5.88%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 17 (50.00%) ITIL
2 8 (23.53%) Service Management
3 6 (17.65%) Problem Management
3 6 (17.65%) Time Management
4 3 (8.82%) Mentoring
4 3 (8.82%) Migration
5 2 (5.88%) Identity Management
5 2 (5.88%) Software Engineering
5 2 (5.88%) CRM
5 2 (5.88%) Project Management
5 2 (5.88%) Capacity Planning
6 1 (2.94%) Root Cause Analysis
6 1 (2.94%) Data Protection
6 1 (2.94%) Coaching
6 1 (2.94%) ERP
6 1 (2.94%) PRINCE2
6 1 (2.94%) Change Management
6 1 (2.94%) Disaster Recovery
6 1 (2.94%) ITSM
6 1 (2.94%) Incident Management
Programming Languages
1 17 (50.00%) PowerShell
2 9 (26.47%) VBScript
3 4 (11.76%) Shell Script
4 3 (8.82%) C
4 3 (8.82%) C#
4 3 (8.82%) Java
4 3 (8.82%) JavaScript
4 3 (8.82%) SQL
5 2 (5.88%) Python
5 2 (5.88%) Smalltalk
5 2 (5.88%) C++
5 2 (5.88%) Ruby
5 2 (5.88%) Lua
5 2 (5.88%) Erlang
6 1 (2.94%) Perl
Qualifications
1 9 (26.47%) Microsoft Certification
2 6 (17.65%) MCP
2 6 (17.65%) MCSE
3 5 (14.71%) MCSA
4 2 (5.88%) CCNA
4 2 (5.88%) Cisco Certification
5 1 (2.94%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (2.94%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 27 (79.41%) Active Directory
2 14 (41.18%) Hyper-V
3 13 (38.24%) VMware Infrastructure
4 10 (29.41%) XenApp
4 10 (29.41%) XenDesktop
5 2 (5.88%) DFS Replication
5 2 (5.88%) vSphere
5 2 (5.88%) Microsoft App-V
Systems Management
1 26 (76.47%) SCCM
2 5 (14.71%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
3 3 (8.82%) OpenView
4 1 (2.94%) CiscoWorks
4 1 (2.94%) Tivoli
4 1 (2.94%) BMC PATROL
4 1 (2.94%) Business Desktop Deployment
4 1 (2.94%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
4 1 (2.94%) ITRS Geneos
4 1 (2.94%) OpenAM
4 1 (2.94%) SCVMM
4 1 (2.94%) McAfee ePO
Vendors
1 28 (82.35%) Microsoft
2 17 (50.00%) Citrix
3 16 (47.06%) VMware
4 13 (38.24%) HP
5 9 (26.47%) Cisco
6 6 (17.65%) Oracle
7 5 (14.71%) Symantec
7 5 (14.71%) Compaq
8 4 (11.76%) Lotus
9 2 (5.88%) Dell
10 1 (2.94%) IBM
10 1 (2.94%) McAfee
10 1 (2.94%) AppSense
10 1 (2.94%) Draytek
10 1 (2.94%) IronPort
10 1 (2.94%) Varonis
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