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 27 January 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
27 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft System Center Operations Manager (SCOM)
Rank 131 134 136
Rank change year-on-year
+3 +2
Permanent jobs citing SCOM 22 33 13
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Scotland 0.71% 1.00% 0.44%
As % of the Systems Management category 12.02% 18.97% 7.74%
Number of salaries quoted 18 15 3
Average salary £43,250 £43,500 £75,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-0.57% -42.00%
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £37,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -11.76%
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
183 174 168
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Scotland 5.89% 5.27% 5.70%
Number of salaries quoted 116 98 101
Average salary £45,000 £37,500 £39,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+20.00% -3.84%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £22,500 £28,500
10% offered a salary of more than £90,000 £65,500 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -5.88%

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 27 January 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 27 January 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 +6 9 £40,500 +28.57%
Edinburgh -2 9 £45,000 - 1
Stirling -13 3 £52,500 -4.54%
Moray - 1 - -
SCOM
UK

SCOM
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 27 January 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 34 (89.47%) Windows
2 31 (81.58%) Active Directory
3 29 (76.32%) Microsoft
3 29 (76.32%) SCCM
4 25 (65.79%) Windows Server 2008
5 20 (52.63%) Citrix
5 20 (52.63%) MS Exchange
6 19 (50.00%) PowerShell
6 19 (50.00%) VMware
7 17 (44.74%) ITIL
8 16 (42.11%) VMware Infrastructure
9 15 (39.47%) Windows Server 2003
10 14 (36.84%) Hyper-V
11 13 (34.21%) HP
11 13 (34.21%) MS Excel
12 12 (31.58%) SQL Server
12 12 (31.58%) XenDesktop
13 11 (28.95%) XenApp
13 11 (28.95%) Cisco
13 11 (28.95%) Finance
14 10 (26.32%) Blackberry
14 10 (26.32%) Windows Server 2012
15 9 (23.68%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
15 9 (23.68%) Microsoft Certification
15 9 (23.68%) VBScript
16 8 (21.05%) Service Management
16 8 (21.05%) DNS
17 7 (18.42%) Lync
17 7 (18.42%) Exchange Server 2010
18 6 (15.79%) Symantec Enterprise Vault

SCOM
Top Related IT Skills in Scotland by Category

For the 6 months to 27 January 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 20 (52.63%) MS Exchange
2 9 (23.68%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
3 7 (18.42%) Lync
3 7 (18.42%) Exchange Server 2010
4 5 (13.16%) Exchange Server 2013
4 5 (13.16%) IIS
5 4 (10.53%) Lotus Domino
6 2 (5.26%) SharePoint
6 2 (5.26%) Exchange Server 2003
6 2 (5.26%) WebSphere
7 1 (2.63%) Mule
7 1 (2.63%) WebLogic
7 1 (2.63%) SharePoint Server
7 1 (2.63%) BizTalk Server
7 1 (2.63%) JBoss
7 1 (2.63%) IBM Notes
Applications
1 13 (34.21%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (2.63%) Dynamics NAV
1 1 (2.63%) Dynamics AX
Communications & Networking
1 8 (21.05%) DNS
2 6 (15.79%) SAN
2 6 (15.79%) Firewall
3 5 (13.16%) IPv4
3 5 (13.16%) DHCP
4 3 (7.89%) SMTP
4 3 (7.89%) SNMP
4 3 (7.89%) TCP/IP
5 2 (5.26%) LDAP
5 2 (5.26%) OpenLDAP
5 2 (5.26%) IP Telephony
6 1 (2.63%) Wireshark
6 1 (2.63%) DMZ
6 1 (2.63%) Telnet
6 1 (2.63%) NetScaler
6 1 (2.63%) HTTP
6 1 (2.63%) VPN
6 1 (2.63%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (31.58%) SQL Server
2 5 (13.16%) SQL Server 2005
2 5 (13.16%) SQL Server 2008
3 1 (2.63%) DataStage
Development Applications
1 2 (5.26%) MSI
General
1 11 (28.95%) Finance
2 3 (7.89%) Banking
3 1 (2.63%) Investment Banking
Job Titles
1 9 (23.68%) Analyst
2 6 (15.79%) Senior Analyst
2 6 (15.79%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 6 (15.79%) Technical Specialist
3 5 (13.16%) Consultant
4 4 (10.53%) Systems Analyst
5 3 (7.89%) Technical Analyst
5 3 (7.89%) Team Leader
5 3 (7.89%) Senior Systems Analyst
5 3 (7.89%) Infrastructure Consultant
5 3 (7.89%) Infrastructure Team Leader
6 2 (5.26%) Senior Technical Analyst
6 2 (5.26%) Support Team Leader
6 2 (5.26%) Infrastructure Support Team Leader
6 2 (5.26%) Software Engineer
6 2 (5.26%) Technical Consultant
6 2 (5.26%) Systems Engineer
7 1 (2.63%) Support Analyst
7 1 (2.63%) Technical Support
7 1 (2.63%) Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (2.63%) Web Services
1 1 (2.63%) XML
1 1 (2.63%) XSL
1 1 (2.63%) ActiveMQ
1 1 (2.63%) Java EE
1 1 (2.63%) Application Packaging
1 1 (2.63%) Apache Camel
Miscellaneous
1 10 (26.32%) Blackberry
2 5 (13.16%) Analytical Skills
3 3 (7.89%) PKI
4 2 (5.26%) iPhone
4 2 (5.26%) Replication
4 2 (5.26%) Kindle
5 1 (2.63%) Client/Server
5 1 (2.63%) DataPower
Operating Systems
1 34 (89.47%) Windows
2 25 (65.79%) Windows Server 2008
3 15 (39.47%) Windows Server 2003
4 10 (26.32%) Windows Server 2012
5 4 (10.53%) UNIX
6 3 (7.89%) Windows XP
7 2 (5.26%) Linux
7 2 (5.26%) Windows 2000
7 2 (5.26%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 17 (44.74%) ITIL
2 8 (21.05%) Service Management
3 6 (15.79%) Problem Management
3 6 (15.79%) Time Management
4 4 (10.53%) Migration
5 3 (7.89%) Mentoring
6 2 (5.26%) Project Management
6 2 (5.26%) Network Management
6 2 (5.26%) Asset Management
6 2 (5.26%) Software Engineering
6 2 (5.26%) Identity Management
6 2 (5.26%) CRM
7 1 (2.63%) ERP
7 1 (2.63%) PRINCE2
7 1 (2.63%) Change Management
7 1 (2.63%) Disaster Recovery
7 1 (2.63%) ITSM
7 1 (2.63%) Data Security
7 1 (2.63%) Security Management
7 1 (2.63%) Unit Testing
Programming Languages
1 19 (50.00%) PowerShell
2 9 (23.68%) VBScript
3 4 (10.53%) Shell Script
4 3 (7.89%) C
4 3 (7.89%) C#
4 3 (7.89%) Java
4 3 (7.89%) JavaScript
4 3 (7.89%) SQL
5 2 (5.26%) Python
5 2 (5.26%) Smalltalk
5 2 (5.26%) C++
5 2 (5.26%) Ruby
5 2 (5.26%) Lua
5 2 (5.26%) Erlang
6 1 (2.63%) Perl
Qualifications
1 9 (23.68%) Microsoft Certification
2 6 (15.79%) MCP
2 6 (15.79%) MCSE
3 5 (13.16%) MCSA
4 2 (5.26%) CCNA
4 2 (5.26%) Cisco Certification
5 1 (2.63%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (5.26%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 31 (81.58%) Active Directory
2 16 (42.11%) VMware Infrastructure
3 14 (36.84%) Hyper-V
4 12 (31.58%) XenDesktop
5 11 (28.95%) XenApp
6 2 (5.26%) Microsoft App-V
6 2 (5.26%) DFS Replication
6 2 (5.26%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 29 (76.32%) SCCM
2 6 (15.79%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
3 3 (7.89%) OpenView
4 1 (2.63%) CiscoWorks
4 1 (2.63%) Tivoli
4 1 (2.63%) BMC PATROL
4 1 (2.63%) Business Desktop Deployment
4 1 (2.63%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
4 1 (2.63%) ITRS Geneos
4 1 (2.63%) OpenAM
4 1 (2.63%) McAfee ePO
Vendors
1 29 (76.32%) Microsoft
2 20 (52.63%) Citrix
3 19 (50.00%) VMware
4 13 (34.21%) HP
5 11 (28.95%) Cisco
6 6 (15.79%) Symantec
6 6 (15.79%) Oracle
7 5 (13.16%) Lotus
7 5 (13.16%) Compaq
8 2 (5.26%) Dell
8 2 (5.26%) Draytek
8 2 (5.26%) IronPort
9 1 (2.63%) Varonis
9 1 (2.63%) McAfee
9 1 (2.63%) AppSense
9 1 (2.63%) IBM
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