The table below looks at the statistics for COM skills in IT jobs advertised for the Edinburgh region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited COM over the 3 months to 22 October 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
22 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Component Object Model (COM)
Rank 102 99 86
Rank change year-on-year
-3 -13
Permanent jobs citing COM 6 4 3
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Edinburgh 0.40% 0.28% 0.24%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 1.05% 0.81% 0.69%
Number of salaries quoted 6 3 3
Average salary £55,000 £25,500 £30,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+115.68% -15.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,000 £21,100 £28,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £29,100 £39,200
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+6.25% +6.66%
COM
Scotland

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category in permanent jobs advertised in the Edinburgh region.

Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards Category
Edinburgh
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category
570 494 433
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Edinburgh 38.15% 34.96% 35.06%
Number of salaries quoted 453 339 296
Average salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £29,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £48,000 £48,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -

COM
Jobs Demand Trend in Edinburgh

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing COM across the Edinburgh region as a proportion of the total demand within the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category.

COM Jobs Demand Trend in Edinburgh

COM
Salary Trend in Edinburgh

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing COM across the Edinburgh region.

COM Salary Trend in Edinburgh

COM
Salary Histogram in Edinburgh

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing COM across the Edinburgh region over the 3 months to 22 October 2014.

COM Salary Histogram in Edinburgh

COM
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Edinburgh

For the 6 months to 22 October 2014, IT jobs across the Edinburgh region citing COM also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled that cited COM.

1 15 (100.00%) Microsoft
2 11 (73.33%) Linux
3 10 (66.67%) Cisco
4 9 (60.00%) ITIL
5 8 (53.33%) VPN
5 8 (53.33%) Juniper
6 6 (40.00%) Firewall
7 5 (33.33%) Finance
7 5 (33.33%) VMware
7 5 (33.33%) DNS
7 5 (33.33%) Active Directory
7 5 (33.33%) VMware Infrastructure
8 4 (26.67%) Cisco ASA
8 4 (26.67%) LLU
8 4 (26.67%) IMAP
8 4 (26.67%) Cisco PIX
8 4 (26.67%) SolarWinds
8 4 (26.67%) SolarWinds Orion
8 4 (26.67%) xDSL
8 4 (26.67%) Junos
8 4 (26.67%) Lync
8 4 (26.67%) CCNA
8 4 (26.67%) Ethernet
8 4 (26.67%) Cisco Certification
8 4 (26.67%) Salesforce.com
8 4 (26.67%) Windows
8 4 (26.67%) IIS
8 4 (26.67%) MS Office
8 4 (26.67%) SQL
8 4 (26.67%) Oracle

COM
Top Related IT Skills in Edinburgh by Category

For the 6 months to 22 October 2014, IT jobs across the Edinburgh region citing COM also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled that cited COM. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 4 (26.67%) Lync
1 4 (26.67%) IIS
2 3 (20.00%) SharePoint
3 1 (6.67%) MS Exchange
3 1 (6.67%) Exchange Server 2007
3 1 (6.67%) Exchange Server 2010
Applications
1 4 (26.67%) MS Office
2 3 (20.00%) MS PowerPoint
2 3 (20.00%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 3 (20.00%) HFM
1 3 (20.00%) Dynamics GP
1 3 (20.00%) FRx
Communications & Networking
1 8 (53.33%) VPN
2 6 (40.00%) Firewall
3 5 (33.33%) DNS
4 4 (26.67%) Cisco ASA
4 4 (26.67%) LLU
4 4 (26.67%) IMAP
4 4 (26.67%) Cisco PIX
4 4 (26.67%) xDSL
4 4 (26.67%) Junos
4 4 (26.67%) Ethernet
4 4 (26.67%) ADSL
4 4 (26.67%) LAN
4 4 (26.67%) VoIP
4 4 (26.67%) WAN
4 4 (26.67%) POP3
4 4 (26.67%) SMTP
4 4 (26.67%) Internet
4 4 (26.67%) MPLS
5 2 (13.33%) TCP/IP
5 2 (13.33%) Intrusion Detection
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (20.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
1 3 (20.00%) Oracle Reports
2 2 (13.33%) SQL Server
3 1 (6.67%) SQL Server 2005
3 1 (6.67%) MySQL
3 1 (6.67%) SQL Server 2008
General
1 5 (33.33%) Finance
2 4 (26.67%) Games
3 1 (6.67%) Legal
Job Titles
1 8 (53.33%) Technical Support
1 8 (53.33%) Support Engineer
1 8 (53.33%) Technical Support Engineer
1 8 (53.33%) Technical Engineer
2 3 (20.00%) IT Finance Manager
3 1 (6.67%) Analyst
3 1 (6.67%) Technical Manager
3 1 (6.67%) Security Specialist
3 1 (6.67%) Technical Services Manager
3 1 (6.67%) IT Security Analyst
3 1 (6.67%) Security Analyst
3 1 (6.67%) Service Manager
3 1 (6.67%) IT Support
3 1 (6.67%) IT Security Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (6.67%) XML
1 1 (6.67%) Regular Expression
Miscellaneous
1 3 (20.00%) Management Information System
1 3 (20.00%) Enterprise Software
2 1 (6.67%) Thin Client
2 1 (6.67%) Visualisation
2 1 (6.67%) Open Source
2 1 (6.67%) Fat Client
Operating Systems
1 11 (73.33%) Linux
2 4 (26.67%) Windows
3 2 (13.33%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 1 (6.67%) Debian
4 1 (6.67%) Windows Vista
4 1 (6.67%) Ubuntu
4 1 (6.67%) Windows XP
4 1 (6.67%) Windows Server 2003
4 1 (6.67%) Windows 7
4 1 (6.67%) Windows Server 2008
4 1 (6.67%) CentOS
4 1 (6.67%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (60.00%) ITIL
2 3 (20.00%) Project Management
2 3 (20.00%) Service Delivery
2 3 (20.00%) Requirements Analysis
3 1 (6.67%) Strategic Planning
3 1 (6.67%) Telemarketing
3 1 (6.67%) SIEM
3 1 (6.67%) Analytics
Programming Languages
1 4 (26.67%) SQL
Qualifications
1 4 (26.67%) CCNA
1 4 (26.67%) Cisco Certification
1 4 (26.67%) JNCIA
2 2 (13.33%) CISSP
2 2 (13.33%) Degree
2 2 (13.33%) CEH
2 2 (13.33%) SSCP
3 1 (6.67%) GIAC
3 1 (6.67%) Microsoft Certification
3 1 (6.67%) ITIL Certification
System Software
1 5 (33.33%) Active Directory
1 5 (33.33%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 4 (26.67%) SolarWinds Orion
Vendors
1 15 (100.00%) Microsoft
2 10 (66.67%) Cisco
3 8 (53.33%) Juniper
4 5 (33.33%) VMware
5 4 (26.67%) SolarWinds
5 4 (26.67%) Salesforce.com
5 4 (26.67%) Oracle
6 3 (20.00%) Hyperion
6 3 (20.00%) Red Hat
Edinburgh, Midlothian
Cathcart Associates Ltd
Salary: £40000 - £55000 per annum + Excellent Benefits + Training
Posted: 5 days ago
Edinburgh
Nigel Frank International Limited - Newcastle
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + home working, bonus scheme
Posted: 6 days ago
Edinburgh
Cathcart Associates
Salary: Excellent Benefits + Expenses
Posted: 8 days ago
Edinburgh
Nigel Frank International Limited - Newcastle
Salary: £30000 - £41000 per annum + benefits, bonsuses, holidays
Posted: 9 days ago
Edinburgh
Nigel Frank International Limited - Newcastle
Salary: £35000 per annum + pension, 25 days holiday, healthcare
Posted: 15 days ago