Period
to 17 November 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Scotland with a requirement for SCOM skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited SCOM over the 6 months to 17 November 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Microsoft System Center Operations Manager (SCOM)
UK > Scotland
6 months to
17 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 141 188 206
Rank change year-on-year +47 +18 +26
Permanent jobs citing SCOM 85 30 38
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Scotland 1.51% 0.57% 0.59%
As % of the Systems Management category 16.41% 7.85% 7.71%
Number of salaries quoted 71 23 18
Scotland median annual salary £49,000 £49,000 £41,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +19.51% +7.89%
10th Percentile £36,250 £32,500 £27,350
90th Percentile £61,250 £57,500 £66,050
UK median annual salary £47,500 £45,000 £43,500
% change year-on-year +5.56% +3.45% -3.33%

SCOM is in the Systems Management category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all permanent job vacancies advertised in Scotland with a requirement for systems management skills.

All Systems Management Skills
Scotland
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for systems management skills 518 382 493
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Scotland 9.18% 7.29% 7.64%
Number of salaries quoted 326 214 290
Scotland median annual salary £47,500 £42,500 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +11.76% - +4.94%
10th Percentile £30,000 £31,650 £30,000
90th Percentile £65,000 £57,500 £62,625
UK median annual salary £52,500 £50,000 £49,000
% change year-on-year +5.00% +2.04% +3.16%

SCOM
Job Vacancy Trend in Scotland

Job postings citing SCOM as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Scotland.

Job vacancy trend for SCOM in Scotland

SCOM
Salary Trend in Scotland

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing SCOM in Scotland.

Salary trend for SCOM in Scotland

SCOM
Salary Histogram in Scotland

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing SCOM in Scotland over the 6 months to 17 November 2017.

Salary histogram for SCOM 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 6 months to 17 November 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Past 6 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Edinburgh +36 62 £52,500 +50.00%
Glasgow -4 17 £47,500 -3.06% 2
North Lanarkshire - 5 £47,500 -
West Dunbartonshire -2 1 £46,000 +31.43%
SCOM
UK

For the 6 months to 17 November 2017, 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 80 (94.12%) Windows
2 70 (82.35%) VMware
3 62 (72.94%) SCCM
4 55 (64.71%) Active Directory
5 53 (62.35%) Microsoft
5 53 (62.35%) Windows Server 2012
5 53 (62.35%) Windows Server
6 45 (52.94%) PowerShell
7 39 (45.88%) Hyper-V
8 38 (44.71%) SQL Server
9 37 (43.53%) ITIL
10 35 (41.18%) VMware ESXi
11 29 (34.12%) Microsoft Azure
12 28 (32.94%) Cisco
12 28 (32.94%) MCSE
12 28 (32.94%) Microsoft Certification
13 26 (30.59%) Citrix
13 26 (30.59%) DHCP
13 26 (30.59%) DNS
14 25 (29.41%) Mimecast
14 25 (29.41%) Virtual Team
15 22 (25.88%) XenApp
15 22 (25.88%) XenDesktop
15 22 (25.88%) MS Exchange
16 21 (24.71%) VMware Infrastructure
16 21 (24.71%) Skype for Business
17 20 (23.53%) Exchange Server 2010
17 20 (23.53%) SolarWinds
18 19 (22.35%) SQL
18 19 (22.35%) Performance Management

SCOM
Co-occurring 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 22 (25.88%) MS Exchange
2 21 (24.71%) Skype for Business
3 20 (23.53%) Exchange Server 2010
4 12 (14.12%) IBM Domino
5 4 (4.71%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
5 4 (4.71%) SharePoint
6 3 (3.53%) IIS
6 3 (3.53%) Office Communications Server
Cloud Services
1 29 (34.12%) Microsoft Azure
2 25 (29.41%) Mimecast
3 17 (20.00%) Office 365
4 4 (4.71%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 26 (30.59%) DHCP
1 26 (30.59%) DNS
2 18 (21.18%) SAN
3 16 (18.82%) Skype
4 13 (15.29%) Internet
4 13 (15.29%) Unified Communications
5 11 (12.94%) IP Telephony
6 8 (9.41%) Firewall
7 4 (4.71%) LAN
7 4 (4.71%) TCP/IP
7 4 (4.71%) WAN
8 1 (1.18%) Cisco ASA
8 1 (1.18%) NetScaler
8 1 (1.18%) VLAN
8 1 (1.18%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 38 (44.71%) SQL Server
2 4 (4.71%) SQL Server 2005
2 4 (4.71%) SQL Server 2014
3 3 (3.53%) Oracle Database
4 2 (2.35%) MySQL
4 2 (2.35%) Oracle Database 11g
General
1 16 (18.82%) Finance
2 11 (12.94%) Legal
3 2 (2.35%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 28 (32.94%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 16 (18.82%) Analyst
2 16 (18.82%) IT Engineer
3 13 (15.29%) IT Infrastructure Engineer
4 12 (14.12%) IT Analyst
4 12 (14.12%) Systems Analyst
5 11 (12.94%) IT Manager
5 11 (12.94%) IT Project Manager
5 11 (12.94%) Project Manager
6 7 (8.24%) Consultant
7 6 (7.06%) Infrastructure Consultant
8 4 (4.71%) Infrastructure Analyst
8 4 (4.71%) Systems Engineer
9 3 (3.53%) Designer
9 3 (3.53%) Infrastructure Support
10 2 (2.35%) 3rd Line Support
10 2 (2.35%) DBA
10 2 (2.35%) Enterprise Management Specialist
10 2 (2.35%) Support Engineer
10 2 (2.35%) Windows Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (8.24%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 25 (29.41%) Virtual Team
2 17 (20.00%) Blackberry
3 13 (15.29%) Analytical Skills
4 12 (14.12%) Data Centre
4 12 (14.12%) EMC VNX
5 4 (4.71%) Clustering
6 1 (1.18%) Client/Server
6 1 (1.18%) Driving Licence
6 1 (1.18%) Enterprise Software
6 1 (1.18%) Fintech
6 1 (1.18%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 80 (94.12%) Windows
2 53 (62.35%) Windows Server
2 53 (62.35%) Windows Server 2012
3 17 (20.00%) Windows Server 2008
4 16 (18.82%) Windows 10
5 10 (11.76%) Linux
5 10 (11.76%) Windows Server 2003
6 9 (10.59%) Unix
7 4 (4.71%) Ubuntu
8 2 (2.35%) AIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 37 (43.53%) ITIL
2 19 (22.35%) Performance Management
3 17 (20.00%) Root Cause Analysis
4 14 (16.47%) Application Packaging
4 14 (16.47%) Change Management
4 14 (16.47%) Service Delivery
5 13 (15.29%) Agile Software Development
5 13 (15.29%) Capacity Planning
5 13 (15.29%) Validation
6 12 (14.12%) ITIL V3
6 12 (14.12%) Performance Analysis
7 11 (12.94%) Document Management
7 11 (12.94%) Practice Management
8 10 (11.76%) Project Management
9 8 (9.41%) Service Management
10 7 (8.24%) Load Balancing
10 7 (8.24%) Release Management
11 6 (7.06%) Application Performance Management
11 6 (7.06%) ITSM
12 5 (5.88%) Change Control
Programming Languages
1 45 (52.94%) PowerShell
2 19 (22.35%) SQL
3 2 (2.35%) PL/SQL
4 1 (1.18%) Bash Shell
4 1 (1.18%) Java
4 1 (1.18%) Perl
4 1 (1.18%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 28 (32.94%) MCSE
1 28 (32.94%) Microsoft Certification
2 13 (15.29%) MCSA
3 6 (7.06%) Security Cleared
4 2 (2.35%) BPSS Clearance
4 2 (2.35%) CTC Cleared
4 2 (2.35%) PRINCE2 Certification
5 1 (1.18%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 15 (17.65%) ISO 9001
1 15 (17.65%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 14 (16.47%) GDPR
3 5 (5.88%) SLA
System Software
1 55 (64.71%) Active Directory
2 39 (45.88%) Hyper-V
3 35 (41.18%) VMware ESXi
4 22 (25.88%) XenApp
4 22 (25.88%) XenDesktop
5 21 (24.71%) VMware Infrastructure
6 17 (20.00%) Microsoft App-V
7 3 (3.53%) ISA Server
7 3 (3.53%) VMware Server
Systems Management
1 62 (72.94%) SCCM
2 16 (18.82%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
3 12 (14.12%) Cisco CUCM
4 7 (8.24%) FortiGate
4 7 (8.24%) Trend Micro Deep Security
5 6 (7.06%) Nagios
6 4 (4.71%) Ansible
6 4 (4.71%) Opscode Chef
6 4 (4.71%) Puppet
6 4 (4.71%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
7 3 (3.53%) Microsoft Clustering
8 2 (2.35%) Data Guard
8 2 (2.35%) Enterprise Manager Cloud Control
8 2 (2.35%) Oracle RMAN
9 1 (1.18%) WSUS
Vendors
1 70 (82.35%) VMware
2 53 (62.35%) Microsoft
3 28 (32.94%) Cisco
4 26 (30.59%) Citrix
5 20 (23.53%) SolarWinds
6 18 (21.18%) ServiceNow
7 16 (18.82%) Symantec
8 13 (15.29%) Google
8 13 (15.29%) iManage
9 12 (14.12%) EMC
9 12 (14.12%) Lotus
10 10 (11.76%) MobileIron
11 7 (8.24%) F5
11 7 (8.24%) Fortinet
11 7 (8.24%) Juniper
11 7 (8.24%) NetApp
11 7 (8.24%) Trend Micro
12 6 (7.06%) BMC
12 6 (7.06%) Oracle
13 4 (4.71%) CA