Period
to 22 July 2018

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 22 July 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Microsoft System Center Operations Manager (SCOM)
UK > Scotland
6 months to
22 Jul 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 213 190 187
Rank change year-on-year -23 -3 +11
Permanent jobs citing SCOM 24 32 52
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Scotland 0.42% 0.61% 0.89%
As % of the Systems Management category 3.65% 8.36% 11.79%
Number of salaries quoted 11 30 34
Scotland median annual salary £35,000 £57,500 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -39.13% +64.29% -22.22%
10th Percentile £31,250 £42,250 £28,400
90th Percentile £55,000 £73,750 £51,275
UK median annual salary £47,500 £47,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year - +5.56% -

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 658 383 441
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Scotland 11.57% 7.27% 7.58%
Number of salaries quoted 432 200 240
Scotland median annual salary £47,500 £45,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.56% - -
10th Percentile £28,250 £28,250 £30,000
90th Percentile £66,250 £71,375 £56,250
UK median annual salary £55,000 £52,500 £50,000
% change year-on-year +4.76% +5.00% +5.26%

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 22 July 2018.

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 22 July 2018. 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 -4 16 £35,000 -41.67% 2
Glasgow -9 7 £52,500 +5.00%
SCOM
UK

For the 6 months to 22 July 2018, IT jobs citing SCOM also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all permanent job ads across the Scotland region with a requirement for SCOM.

1 22 (91.67%) SCCM
2 21 (87.50%) Windows
3 18 (75.00%) Windows Server
4 17 (70.83%) Microsoft
4 17 (70.83%) VMware
5 15 (62.50%) Hyper-V
6 14 (58.33%) Active Directory
6 14 (58.33%) SQL
6 14 (58.33%) SQL Server
7 12 (50.00%) Microsoft Azure
7 12 (50.00%) Windows Server 2012
8 11 (45.83%) VMware Infrastructure
8 11 (45.83%) DNS
8 11 (45.83%) SAN
9 10 (41.67%) Firewall
10 8 (33.33%) ITIL
11 7 (29.17%) DHCP
11 7 (29.17%) Cisco
11 7 (29.17%) Amazon AWS
11 7 (29.17%) Change Control
12 6 (25.00%) Load Balancing
12 6 (25.00%) VPN
12 6 (25.00%) MS Exchange
12 6 (25.00%) Windows Server 2003
13 5 (20.83%) Project Planning
13 5 (20.83%) SLA
13 5 (20.83%) Data Centre
13 5 (20.83%) Windows 10
14 4 (16.67%) Self-Motivation
14 4 (16.67%) PowerShell

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 6 (25.00%) MS Exchange
2 4 (16.67%) Exchange Server 2013
3 2 (8.33%) Confluence
3 2 (8.33%) Exchange Server 2010
3 2 (8.33%) Skype for Business
4 1 (4.17%) SharePoint
Business Applications
1 1 (4.17%) Elite 3E
1 1 (4.17%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 12 (50.00%) Microsoft Azure
2 7 (29.17%) Amazon AWS
3 2 (8.33%) Azure Active Directory
3 2 (8.33%) GitHub
4 1 (4.17%) Mimecast
4 1 (4.17%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 11 (45.83%) DNS
1 11 (45.83%) SAN
2 10 (41.67%) Firewall
3 7 (29.17%) DHCP
4 6 (25.00%) VPN
5 2 (8.33%) Wi-Fi
6 1 (4.17%) IP Telephony
Database & Business Intelligence
1 14 (58.33%) SQL Server
2 2 (8.33%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 2 (8.33%) Git (software)
1 2 (8.33%) Jenkins
1 2 (8.33%) JIRA
General
1 1 (4.17%) Law
1 1 (4.17%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 11 (45.83%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 5 (20.83%) Analyst
2 5 (20.83%) Infrastructure Analyst
3 4 (16.67%) Infrastructure Support
3 4 (16.67%) Infrastructure Support Analyst
3 4 (16.67%) IT Support
3 4 (16.67%) IT Support Technician
3 4 (16.67%) IT Technician
3 4 (16.67%) Support Analyst
3 4 (16.67%) Support Technician
4 3 (12.50%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
5 2 (8.33%) Cloud Engineer
5 2 (8.33%) Cloud Infrastructure Engineer
5 2 (8.33%) DevOps Engineer
5 2 (8.33%) Technical Leader
6 1 (4.17%) Infrastructure Project Leader
6 1 (4.17%) Project Analyst
6 1 (4.17%) Project Leader
6 1 (4.17%) SCCM Engineer
6 1 (4.17%) Technical Infrastructure Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 5 (20.83%) Data Centre
2 4 (16.67%) Self-Motivation
3 2 (8.33%) Public Cloud
4 1 (4.17%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 21 (87.50%) Windows
2 18 (75.00%) Windows Server
3 12 (50.00%) Windows Server 2012
4 6 (25.00%) Windows Server 2003
5 5 (20.83%) Windows 10
6 4 (16.67%) Linux
7 3 (12.50%) Windows Server 2008
8 2 (8.33%) Mac OS X
9 1 (4.17%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (33.33%) ITIL
2 7 (29.17%) Change Control
3 6 (25.00%) Load Balancing
4 5 (20.83%) Project Planning
5 3 (12.50%) DevOps
6 2 (8.33%) Continuous Delivery
6 2 (8.33%) Continuous Integration
6 2 (8.33%) Migration
6 2 (8.33%) Network Virtualisation
6 2 (8.33%) Problem-Solving
6 2 (8.33%) Project Management
6 2 (8.33%) Stakeholder Management
7 1 (4.17%) Data Protection
7 1 (4.17%) Document Management
7 1 (4.17%) ITSM
7 1 (4.17%) Practice Management
7 1 (4.17%) PRINCE2
7 1 (4.17%) Root Cause Analysis
7 1 (4.17%) Service Delivery
7 1 (4.17%) Service Management
Programming Languages
1 14 (58.33%) SQL
2 4 (16.67%) PowerShell
3 3 (12.50%) Java
4 1 (4.17%) Bash Shell
4 1 (4.17%) Perl
Qualifications
1 2 (8.33%) Security Cleared
2 1 (4.17%) CCNP
2 1 (4.17%) Cisco Certification
2 1 (4.17%) MCSE
2 1 (4.17%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (20.83%) SLA
2 2 (8.33%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 1 (4.17%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 15 (62.50%) Hyper-V
2 14 (58.33%) Active Directory
3 11 (45.83%) VMware Infrastructure
4 2 (8.33%) Virtual Machines
4 2 (8.33%) VMware Workstation
5 1 (4.17%) Microsoft App-V
5 1 (4.17%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 22 (91.67%) SCCM
2 2 (8.33%) Ansible
3 1 (4.17%) AirWatch
3 1 (4.17%) Microsoft Intune
3 1 (4.17%) Nagios
3 1 (4.17%) NetBackup
Vendors
1 17 (70.83%) Microsoft
1 17 (70.83%) VMware
2 7 (29.17%) Cisco
3 4 (16.67%) Citrix
3 4 (16.67%) Veeam
4 3 (12.50%) NetApp
5 2 (8.33%) 3PAR
5 2 (8.33%) Apple
5 2 (8.33%) EMC
5 2 (8.33%) Meraki
5 2 (8.33%) Mitel
5 2 (8.33%) Oracle
6 1 (4.17%) BMC
6 1 (4.17%) CommVault
6 1 (4.17%) Hitachi
6 1 (4.17%) HP
6 1 (4.17%) iManage
6 1 (4.17%) Remedy
6 1 (4.17%) ServiceNow