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 March 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

3 months to
26 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Microsoft System Center Operations Manager (SCOM)
UK / Scotland
Rank 122 131 149
Rank change year-on-year +9 +18  
Permanent jobs citing SCOM 10 33 11
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Scotland 0.43% 1.12% 0.36%
As % of the Systems Management category 7.46% 19.64% 5.70%
Number of salaries quoted 8 23 7
Median salary £50,000 £35,000 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +42.85% -6.66%  
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 134 168 193
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Scotland 5.82% 5.73% 6.26%
Number of salaries quoted 72 114 118
Median salary £50,000 £45,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +11.11% -  
90% offered a salary of more than £31,350 £32,500 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £72,500 £52,500 £53,250
UK excluding London median salary £47,500 £43,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year +9.19% +2.35%  

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 March 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 March 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 +4 8 £67,500 +107.69%
Glasgow +4 4 £50,000 +42.85%
Aberdeen +5 2 £50,000 -
SCOM
UK

SCOM
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 26 March 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 25 (89.29%) Active Directory
2 24 (85.71%) Windows
2 24 (85.71%) SCCM
3 22 (78.57%) Microsoft
4 18 (64.29%) SQL Server
4 18 (64.29%) Hyper-V
4 18 (64.29%) Windows Server
5 15 (53.57%) Office 365
5 15 (53.57%) Data Centre
5 15 (53.57%) Skype for Business
6 14 (50.00%) MS Exchange
6 14 (50.00%) Microsoft Azure
7 13 (46.43%) DHCP
7 13 (46.43%) DNS
7 13 (46.43%) ITIL
8 11 (39.29%) VMware
9 10 (35.71%) Citrix
9 10 (35.71%) LAN
9 10 (35.71%) WAN
10 9 (32.14%) SQL
10 9 (32.14%) VMware Infrastructure
10 9 (32.14%) PowerShell
10 9 (32.14%) Skype
11 8 (28.57%) Azure Active Directory
11 8 (28.57%) BitLocker
11 8 (28.57%) Microsoft Intune
11 8 (28.57%) Windows 10
11 8 (28.57%) SC Cleared
11 8 (28.57%) Security Cleared
11 8 (28.57%) ITIL V3

SCOM
Top Related 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 15 (53.57%) Skype for Business
2 14 (50.00%) MS Exchange
3 7 (25.00%) Exchange Server 2010
4 5 (17.86%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
5 1 (3.57%) Exchange Server 2013
Applications
1 4 (14.29%) MS Excel
2 1 (3.57%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 1 (3.57%) Dynamics NAV
1 1 (3.57%) Oracle Applications
1 1 (3.57%) Oracle ERP
Cloud Services
1 15 (53.57%) Office 365
2 14 (50.00%) Microsoft Azure
3 8 (28.57%) Azure Active Directory
4 6 (21.43%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 13 (46.43%) DHCP
1 13 (46.43%) DNS
2 10 (35.71%) LAN
2 10 (35.71%) WAN
3 9 (32.14%) Skype
4 7 (25.00%) SAN
5 5 (17.86%) VPN
6 2 (7.14%) Internet
7 1 (3.57%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 18 (64.29%) SQL Server
2 5 (17.86%) SQL Server 2005
2 5 (17.86%) SQL Server 2014
3 2 (7.14%) MySQL
General
1 1 (3.57%) Finance
Job Titles
1 15 (53.57%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 12 (42.86%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
3 9 (32.14%) Support Engineer
4 7 (25.00%) Infrastructure Support
4 7 (25.00%) Infrastructure Support Engineer
5 5 (17.86%) Senior Infrastructure Support Engineer
5 5 (17.86%) Senior Support Engineer
6 4 (14.29%) Consultant
7 2 (7.14%) Analyst
7 2 (7.14%) Architect
7 2 (7.14%) Azure Architect
7 2 (7.14%) Azure Consultant
7 2 (7.14%) Infrastructure Consultant
7 2 (7.14%) Office 365 Architect
7 2 (7.14%) Office 365 Consultant
8 1 (3.57%) IT Engineer
8 1 (3.57%) IT Infrastructure Engineer
8 1 (3.57%) IT Systems Administrator
8 1 (3.57%) Senior VMware Engineer
8 1 (3.57%) Senior Windows Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 15 (53.57%) Data Centre
2 6 (21.43%) Blackberry
3 3 (10.71%) Analytical Skills
4 2 (7.14%) Driving Licence
4 2 (7.14%) PKI
5 1 (3.57%) Replication
5 1 (3.57%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 24 (85.71%) Windows
2 18 (64.29%) Windows Server
3 8 (28.57%) Windows 10
4 5 (17.86%) Linux
4 5 (17.86%) Ubuntu
5 3 (10.71%) Windows Server 2012
6 2 (7.14%) Windows Server 2003
6 2 (7.14%) Windows Server 2008
7 1 (3.57%) AIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (46.43%) ITIL
2 8 (28.57%) ITIL V3
3 6 (21.43%) Coaching
3 6 (21.43%) Mentoring
4 5 (17.86%) Root Cause Analysis
5 4 (14.29%) Asset Management
5 4 (14.29%) Investment Management
5 4 (14.29%) IT Strategy
5 4 (14.29%) Translating Business Requirements
6 2 (7.14%) Customer Requirements
6 2 (7.14%) Disaster Recovery
6 2 (7.14%) Infrastructure Monitoring
6 2 (7.14%) Problem Management
6 2 (7.14%) Project Management
6 2 (7.14%) Service Delivery
7 1 (3.57%) Continuous Improvement
7 1 (3.57%) High Availability
7 1 (3.57%) Load Balancing
7 1 (3.57%) Performance Monitoring
7 1 (3.57%) Trend Analysis
Programming Languages
1 9 (32.14%) PowerShell
1 9 (32.14%) SQL
Qualifications
1 8 (28.57%) SC Cleared
1 8 (28.57%) Security Cleared
2 5 (17.86%) Microsoft Certification
3 4 (14.29%) MCSE
4 1 (3.57%) Citrix Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (3.57%) SLA
System Software
1 25 (89.29%) Active Directory
2 18 (64.29%) Hyper-V
3 9 (32.14%) VMware Infrastructure
4 8 (28.57%) BitLocker
5 7 (25.00%) XenApp
6 5 (17.86%) Microsoft App-V
6 5 (17.86%) VMware ESXi
6 5 (17.86%) XenDesktop
7 1 (3.57%) VMware Workstation
Systems Management
1 24 (85.71%) SCCM
2 8 (28.57%) Microsoft Intune
3 5 (17.86%) Ansible
3 5 (17.86%) Opscode Chef
3 5 (17.86%) Puppet
3 5 (17.86%) SCVMM
3 5 (17.86%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
3 5 (17.86%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
4 1 (3.57%) SCSM
Vendors
1 22 (78.57%) Microsoft
2 11 (39.29%) VMware
3 10 (35.71%) Citrix
4 6 (21.43%) Cisco
4 6 (21.43%) Dell
4 6 (21.43%) HP
4 6 (21.43%) Symantec
5 5 (17.86%) CA
5 5 (17.86%) Varonis
6 2 (7.14%) Oracle
7 1 (3.57%) CommVault
7 1 (3.57%) MobileIron
7 1 (3.57%) SolarWinds
7 1 (3.57%) Veeam
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