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 3 months to 26 June 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Microsoft System Center Operations Manager (SCOM)
UK / Scotland
3 months to
26 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 148 140 139
Rank change year-on-year -8 -1  
Permanent jobs citing SCOM 9 22 27
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Scotland 0.33% 0.78% 0.86%
As % of the Systems Management category 5.63% 9.40% 12.27%
Number of salaries quoted 7 14 10
Median salary £65,000 £35,000 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +85.71% -26.31%  
90% offered a salary of more than £48,600 £25,000 £29,400
10% offered a salary of more than £72,500 £35,000 £62,500
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year +12.50% -  

SCOM is in the systems management skills category. The next 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.

Systems Management Skills
Scotland
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for systems management skills 160 234 220
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Scotland 5.94% 8.26% 6.99%
Number of salaries quoted 76 116 139
Median salary £50,000 £44,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +12.35% -1.11%  
90% offered a salary of more than £32,800 £27,500 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £71,000 £62,500 £60,000
UK excluding London median salary £46,000 £45,000 £44,750
% change year-on-year +2.22% +0.55%  

SCOM
Job Vacancy Trend in Scotland

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Scotland citing SCOM as a proportion of all permanent or contract IT jobs with a match in the Systems Management category.

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 3 months to 26 June 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 3 months to 26 June 2017. 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 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
Edinburgh -15 6 £65,000 +85.71%
Glasgow +8 2 £65,000 +85.71%
Aberdeen - 1 £65,000 -
Clackmannanshire - 1 - -
South Lanarkshire - 1 £33,000 -
SCOM
UK

For the 6 months to 26 June 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 18 (94.74%) Active Directory
2 16 (84.21%) Windows
3 15 (78.95%) SCCM
4 14 (73.68%) VMware
4 14 (73.68%) Microsoft
5 13 (68.42%) Hyper-V
6 12 (63.16%) Microsoft Azure
6 12 (63.16%) Skype for Business
6 12 (63.16%) DHCP
6 12 (63.16%) DNS
7 11 (57.89%) SQL Server
7 11 (57.89%) Office 365
8 10 (52.63%) Data Centre
8 10 (52.63%) VMware ESXi
8 10 (52.63%) VMware Infrastructure
8 10 (52.63%) PowerShell
8 10 (52.63%) Cisco
8 10 (52.63%) MS Exchange
9 9 (47.37%) SQL
9 9 (47.37%) Linux
9 9 (47.37%) Citrix
9 9 (47.37%) Blackberry
9 9 (47.37%) XenApp
10 8 (42.11%) XenDesktop
10 8 (42.11%) Exchange Server 2010
10 8 (42.11%) Amazon AWS
10 8 (42.11%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
10 8 (42.11%) Microsoft App-V
10 8 (42.11%) Symantec
10 8 (42.11%) LAN

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 12 (63.16%) Skype for Business
2 10 (52.63%) MS Exchange
3 8 (42.11%) Exchange Server 2010
4 7 (36.84%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
5 1 (5.26%) IBM Domino
Cloud Services
1 12 (63.16%) Microsoft Azure
2 11 (57.89%) Office 365
3 8 (42.11%) Amazon AWS
4 3 (15.79%) Azure Active Directory
5 1 (5.26%) IaaS
5 1 (5.26%) Mimecast
5 1 (5.26%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 12 (63.16%) DHCP
1 12 (63.16%) DNS
2 8 (42.11%) LAN
2 8 (42.11%) WAN
3 4 (21.05%) SAN
3 4 (21.05%) Skype
4 3 (15.79%) Firewall
5 2 (10.53%) Unified Communications
5 2 (10.53%) VPN
6 1 (5.26%) Cisco ASA
6 1 (5.26%) Cisco Nexus
6 1 (5.26%) Internet
6 1 (5.26%) TCP/IP
6 1 (5.26%) VLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (57.89%) SQL Server
2 7 (36.84%) SQL Server 2005
2 7 (36.84%) SQL Server 2014
3 1 (5.26%) MySQL
General
1 1 (5.26%) Finance
Job Titles
1 6 (31.58%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 2 (10.53%) Analyst
2 2 (10.53%) Architect
2 2 (10.53%) Azure Architect
2 2 (10.53%) Azure Consultant
2 2 (10.53%) Consultant
2 2 (10.53%) Office 365 Architect
2 2 (10.53%) Office 365 Consultant
2 2 (10.53%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
2 2 (10.53%) Support Engineer
3 1 (5.26%) Active Directory Analyst
3 1 (5.26%) Cloud Engineer
3 1 (5.26%) Cloud Infrastructure Engineer
3 1 (5.26%) Infrastructure Support
3 1 (5.26%) IT Analyst
3 1 (5.26%) IT Engineer
3 1 (5.26%) IT Infrastructure Engineer
3 1 (5.26%) Senior VMware Engineer
3 1 (5.26%) Senior Windows Engineer
3 1 (5.26%) Windows Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 10 (52.63%) Data Centre
2 9 (47.37%) Blackberry
3 2 (10.53%) PKI
3 2 (10.53%) Virtual Team
4 1 (5.26%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (5.26%) EMC VNX
4 1 (5.26%) Management Information System
4 1 (5.26%) Private Cloud
4 1 (5.26%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 16 (84.21%) Windows
2 9 (47.37%) Linux
3 7 (36.84%) Ubuntu
3 7 (36.84%) Windows Server
4 5 (26.32%) Windows Server 2012
5 3 (15.79%) Windows 10
5 3 (15.79%) Windows Server 2008
6 2 (10.53%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 1 (5.26%) AIX
7 1 (5.26%) CentOS
7 1 (5.26%) Windows 7
7 1 (5.26%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (42.11%) Root Cause Analysis
2 6 (31.58%) Asset Management
2 6 (31.58%) Investment Management
2 6 (31.58%) IT Strategy
2 6 (31.58%) ITIL
2 6 (31.58%) Translating Business Requirements
3 3 (15.79%) ITIL V3
4 2 (10.53%) Agile Software Development
4 2 (10.53%) Performance Analysis
4 2 (10.53%) Service Delivery
5 1 (5.26%) Application Packaging
5 1 (5.26%) Change Control
5 1 (5.26%) Change Management
5 1 (5.26%) Coaching
5 1 (5.26%) Load Balancing
5 1 (5.26%) Mentoring
5 1 (5.26%) Mobile Device Management
5 1 (5.26%) Performance Management
5 1 (5.26%) PRINCE2
5 1 (5.26%) Validation
Programming Languages
1 10 (52.63%) PowerShell
2 9 (47.37%) SQL
3 1 (5.26%) Bash Shell
3 1 (5.26%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 4 (21.05%) MCSE
1 4 (21.05%) Microsoft Certification
2 3 (15.79%) SC Cleared
2 3 (15.79%) Security Cleared
3 2 (10.53%) MCSA
4 1 (5.26%) Citrix Certification
System Software
1 18 (94.74%) Active Directory
2 13 (68.42%) Hyper-V
3 10 (52.63%) VMware ESXi
3 10 (52.63%) VMware Infrastructure
4 9 (47.37%) XenApp
5 8 (42.11%) Microsoft App-V
5 8 (42.11%) XenDesktop
6 2 (10.53%) BitLocker
6 2 (10.53%) Virtual Servers
7 1 (5.26%) Squid
Systems Management
1 15 (78.95%) SCCM
2 8 (42.11%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
3 7 (36.84%) Ansible
3 7 (36.84%) Opscode Chef
3 7 (36.84%) Puppet
3 7 (36.84%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
4 3 (15.79%) Microsoft Intune
5 2 (10.53%) SCVMM
6 1 (5.26%) Cisco CUCM
6 1 (5.26%) EMC NetWorker
6 1 (5.26%) Forefront Identity Manager
6 1 (5.26%) SCSM
6 1 (5.26%) SELinux
6 1 (5.26%) vCenter Server
Vendors
1 14 (73.68%) Microsoft
1 14 (73.68%) VMware
2 10 (52.63%) Cisco
3 9 (47.37%) Citrix
4 8 (42.11%) Symantec
5 7 (36.84%) CA
5 7 (36.84%) Varonis
6 2 (10.53%) EMC
6 2 (10.53%) Red Hat
6 2 (10.53%) SolarWinds
7 1 (5.26%) ArcSight
7 1 (5.26%) CheckPoint
7 1 (5.26%) Dell
7 1 (5.26%) Google
7 1 (5.26%) HP
7 1 (5.26%) IBM
7 1 (5.26%) Lotus
7 1 (5.26%) ServiceNow
7 1 (5.26%) Tripwire
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