Period
to 18 October 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 18 October 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Microsoft System Center Operations Manager (SCOM)
UK > Scotland
6 months to
18 Oct 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 212 148 188
Rank change year-on-year -64 +40 +16
Permanent jobs citing SCOM 11 78 30
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Scotland 0.20% 1.41% 0.56%
As % of the Systems Management category 1.82% 15.26% 7.63%
Number of salaries quoted 5 65 22
Scotland median annual salary £55,000 £49,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +12.24% +15.29% -6.59%
10th Percentile £46,300 £36,250 £28,000
90th Percentile £59,000 £61,250 £54,500
UK median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year +5.26% +5.56% +3.45%

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 606 511 393
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Scotland 11.25% 9.23% 7.38%
Number of salaries quoted 405 312 204
Scotland median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £43,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.26% +9.20% +2.35%
10th Percentile £30,000 £29,775 £31,250
90th Percentile £65,000 £65,000 £57,125
UK median annual salary £55,000 £52,500 £50,000
% change year-on-year +4.76% +5.00% +2.84%

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
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 18 October 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
Glasgow -14 6 £55,500 +16.84%
Fife - 3 - -
Edinburgh -45 1 - -
SCOM
UK

For the 6 months to 18 October 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 10 (90.91%) Microsoft
1 10 (90.91%) SCCM
2 8 (72.73%) Windows
2 8 (72.73%) Active Directory
3 7 (63.64%) Citrix
3 7 (63.64%) Windows Server
4 6 (54.55%) Windows Server 2008
4 6 (54.55%) VMware
4 6 (54.55%) ITIL
5 5 (45.45%) DNS
5 5 (45.45%) VMware Infrastructure
5 5 (45.45%) Microsoft Azure
5 5 (45.45%) Windows Server 2012
5 5 (45.45%) Office 365
6 4 (36.36%) Microsoft Intune
6 4 (36.36%) VMware ESXi
6 4 (36.36%) XenDesktop
6 4 (36.36%) Data Centre
6 4 (36.36%) SLA
6 4 (36.36%) Microsoft App-V
6 4 (36.36%) HP
7 3 (27.27%) Service Management
7 3 (27.27%) Service Delivery
7 3 (27.27%) Change Management
7 3 (27.27%) Management Information System
7 3 (27.27%) Risk Management
7 3 (27.27%) Electronics
7 3 (27.27%) Six Sigma
7 3 (27.27%) Stakeholder Management
7 3 (27.27%) Agile Software Development

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 3 (27.27%) SharePoint
2 1 (9.09%) Exchange Server 2010
2 1 (9.09%) MQSeries
2 1 (9.09%) MS Exchange
2 1 (9.09%) WebSphere
2 1 (9.09%) WebSphere Application Server
Applications
1 3 (27.27%) Microsoft Project
Cloud Services
1 5 (45.45%) Microsoft Azure
1 5 (45.45%) Office 365
2 2 (18.18%) Amazon AWS
3 1 (9.09%) Azure Active Directory
Communications & Networking
1 5 (45.45%) DNS
2 3 (27.27%) Fibre Channel
3 2 (18.18%) DHCP
3 2 (18.18%) Skype
3 2 (18.18%) VPN
4 1 (9.09%) Firewall
4 1 (9.09%) LAN
4 1 (9.09%) MPLS
4 1 (9.09%) SAN
4 1 (9.09%) TCP/IP
4 1 (9.09%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (18.18%) SQL Server
2 1 (9.09%) MySQL
2 1 (9.09%) Oracle Database
General
1 3 (27.27%) Electronics
2 1 (9.09%) Banking
2 1 (9.09%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 3 (27.27%) Data Centre Engineer
2 2 (18.18%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 1 (9.09%) Cloud Engineer
3 1 (9.09%) Cloud Infrastructure Engineer
3 1 (9.09%) Designer
3 1 (9.09%) Head of Infrastructure
3 1 (9.09%) Head of Technology
3 1 (9.09%) Infrastructure Designer
3 1 (9.09%) SCCM Engineer
3 1 (9.09%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
3 1 (9.09%) Team Leader
3 1 (9.09%) Technical Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (9.09%) WebSphere MQ
Miscellaneous
1 4 (36.36%) Data Centre
2 3 (27.27%) Management Information System
3 1 (9.09%) Clustering
3 1 (9.09%) Public Cloud
Operating Systems
1 8 (72.73%) Windows
2 7 (63.64%) Windows Server
3 6 (54.55%) Windows Server 2008
4 5 (45.45%) Windows Server 2012
5 1 (9.09%) Linux
5 1 (9.09%) Windows 10
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (54.55%) ITIL
2 3 (27.27%) Agile Software Development
2 3 (27.27%) Asset Management
2 3 (27.27%) Change Management
2 3 (27.27%) Continuous Improvement
2 3 (27.27%) Customer Engagement
2 3 (27.27%) Cybersecurity
2 3 (27.27%) Line Management
2 3 (27.27%) Risk Management
2 3 (27.27%) Service Delivery
2 3 (27.27%) Service Management
2 3 (27.27%) Six Sigma
2 3 (27.27%) Stakeholder Management
2 3 (27.27%) Vulnerability Management
3 2 (18.18%) DevOps
3 2 (18.18%) Infrastructure Engineering
3 2 (18.18%) Migration
3 2 (18.18%) Proactive Monitoring
3 2 (18.18%) Tech Ops
4 1 (9.09%) Network Virtualisation
Programming Languages
1 2 (18.18%) PowerShell
2 1 (9.09%) SQL
Qualifications
1 3 (27.27%) ITIL Certification
1 3 (27.27%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
2 1 (9.09%) CCNP
2 1 (9.09%) Cisco Certification
2 1 (9.09%) MCSE
2 1 (9.09%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (36.36%) SLA
2 1 (9.09%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 8 (72.73%) Active Directory
2 5 (45.45%) VMware Infrastructure
3 4 (36.36%) Microsoft App-V
3 4 (36.36%) VMware ESXi
3 4 (36.36%) XenDesktop
4 3 (27.27%) BitLocker
4 3 (27.27%) Hyper-V
4 3 (27.27%) vSphere
5 1 (9.09%) Virtual Machines
5 1 (9.09%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 10 (90.91%) SCCM
2 4 (36.36%) Microsoft Intune
3 3 (27.27%) Opscode Chef
3 3 (27.27%) PowerCLI
3 3 (27.27%) Puppet
4 1 (9.09%) NetBackup
4 1 (9.09%) SCVMM
Vendors
1 10 (90.91%) Microsoft
2 7 (63.64%) Citrix
3 6 (54.55%) VMware
4 4 (36.36%) HP
5 3 (27.27%) 3PAR
5 3 (27.27%) Brocade
6 2 (18.18%) Cisco
6 2 (18.18%) Oracle
7 1 (9.09%) CheckPoint
7 1 (9.09%) CommVault
7 1 (9.09%) Hitachi
7 1 (9.09%) IBM
7 1 (9.09%) NetApp
7 1 (9.09%) Veritas