The table below looks at the statistics for SCOM skills in IT jobs advertised for the Edinburgh region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited SCOM over the 3 months to 21 April 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
21 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft System Center Operations Manager (SCOM)
Rank 96 103 86
Rank change year-on-year
+7 -17
Permanent jobs citing SCOM 5 7 5
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Edinburgh 0.36% 0.42% 0.46%
As % of the Systems Management category 7.58% 8.54% 8.33%
Number of salaries quoted 3 3 0
Average salary £25,000 £40,500 -
Average salary % change year-on-year
-38.27% -
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £45,000 £47,500
% change year-on-year
-11.11% -5.26%
SCOM
Scotland

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Systems Management category in permanent jobs advertised in the Edinburgh region.

Systems Management Category
Edinburgh
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Systems Management category
66 82 60
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Edinburgh 4.80% 4.96% 5.46%
Number of salaries quoted 42 45 29
Average salary £45,000 £36,500 £42,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+23.28% -13.09%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,000 £27,500 £30,200
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £65,150 £47,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £42,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+1.19% -1.17%

SCOM
Jobs Demand Trend in Edinburgh

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing SCOM across the Edinburgh region as a proportion of the total demand within the Systems Management category.

SCOM Jobs Demand Trend in Edinburgh

SCOM
Salary Trend in Edinburgh

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

SCOM Salary Trend in Edinburgh

SCOM
Salary Histogram in Edinburgh

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing SCOM across the Edinburgh region over the 3 months to 21 April 2015.

SCOM Salary Histogram in Edinburgh

SCOM
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Edinburgh

For the 6 months to 21 April 2015, IT jobs across the Edinburgh region citing SCOM 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 SCOM.

1 13 (92.86%) Windows
1 13 (92.86%) SCCM
2 11 (78.57%) MS Exchange
2 11 (78.57%) Microsoft
3 10 (71.43%) Active Directory
4 9 (64.29%) Windows Server 2008
5 6 (42.86%) PowerShell
5 6 (42.86%) XenDesktop
5 6 (42.86%) Finance
5 6 (42.86%) Cisco
6 5 (35.71%) Citrix
6 5 (35.71%) Exchange Server 2010
6 5 (35.71%) Windows Server 2012
6 5 (35.71%) XenApp
6 5 (35.71%) VMware
7 4 (28.57%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
7 4 (28.57%) Windows 7
7 4 (28.57%) Symantec
7 4 (28.57%) Blackberry
7 4 (28.57%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
7 4 (28.57%) SharePoint
8 3 (21.43%) Windows XP
8 3 (21.43%) ITIL
8 3 (21.43%) MS Excel
8 3 (21.43%) Replication
8 3 (21.43%) Firewall
8 3 (21.43%) SAN
8 3 (21.43%) iPad
8 3 (21.43%) Analytical Skills
8 3 (21.43%) Lync

SCOM
Top Related IT Skills in Edinburgh by Category

For the 6 months to 21 April 2015, IT jobs across the Edinburgh region citing SCOM 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 SCOM. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 11 (78.57%) MS Exchange
2 5 (35.71%) Exchange Server 2010
3 4 (28.57%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
3 4 (28.57%) SharePoint
4 3 (21.43%) Lync
5 2 (14.29%) WebSphere
6 1 (7.14%) Mule
6 1 (7.14%) BizTalk Server
6 1 (7.14%) WebLogic
6 1 (7.14%) JBoss
6 1 (7.14%) IBM Notes
Applications
1 3 (21.43%) MS Excel
2 2 (14.29%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 1 (7.14%) Symantec.cloud
Communications & Networking
1 3 (21.43%) SAN
1 3 (21.43%) Firewall
2 2 (14.29%) IP Telephony
2 2 (14.29%) LAN
2 2 (14.29%) VoIP
2 2 (14.29%) Cisco IOS
3 1 (7.14%) NAS
3 1 (7.14%) SMTP
3 1 (7.14%) HTTP
3 1 (7.14%) SNMP
3 1 (7.14%) TCP/IP
3 1 (7.14%) SSL
3 1 (7.14%) Wireshark
3 1 (7.14%) DMZ
3 1 (7.14%) Telnet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (7.14%) SQL Server
1 1 (7.14%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 2 (14.29%) MSI
General
1 6 (42.86%) Finance
Job Titles
1 6 (42.86%) Analyst
2 4 (28.57%) Systems Analyst
2 4 (28.57%) Senior Analyst
3 3 (21.43%) Support Engineer
3 3 (21.43%) Senior Systems Analyst
4 2 (14.29%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
4 2 (14.29%) Service Desk Engineer
4 2 (14.29%) 3rd Line Support
4 2 (14.29%) Infrastructure Engineer
5 1 (7.14%) IT Support Engineer
5 1 (7.14%) Software Developer
5 1 (7.14%) Developer
5 1 (7.14%) Infrastructure Analyst
5 1 (7.14%) Operations Manager
5 1 (7.14%) IT Support
5 1 (7.14%) Web Analyst
5 1 (7.14%) Senior Infrastructure Analyst
5 1 (7.14%) IT Operations Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (7.14%) Web Services
1 1 (7.14%) XML
1 1 (7.14%) XSL
1 1 (7.14%) ActiveMQ
1 1 (7.14%) Java EE
1 1 (7.14%) Application Packaging
1 1 (7.14%) Apache Camel
Miscellaneous
1 4 (28.57%) Blackberry
2 3 (21.43%) Replication
2 3 (21.43%) iPad
2 3 (21.43%) Analytical Skills
3 2 (14.29%) Kindle
3 2 (14.29%) iPhone
4 1 (7.14%) DataPower
4 1 (7.14%) Clustering
4 1 (7.14%) PKI
Operating Systems
1 13 (92.86%) Windows
2 9 (64.29%) Windows Server 2008
3 5 (35.71%) Windows Server 2012
4 4 (28.57%) Windows 7
5 3 (21.43%) Windows XP
6 1 (7.14%) Windows Server 2003
6 1 (7.14%) Linux
6 1 (7.14%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (21.43%) ITIL
2 2 (14.29%) CRM
2 2 (14.29%) Asset Management
2 2 (14.29%) Identity Management
3 1 (7.14%) Data Security
3 1 (7.14%) Business Continuity
3 1 (7.14%) Technical Architecture
3 1 (7.14%) Load Balancing
3 1 (7.14%) Problem Management
3 1 (7.14%) Unit Testing
3 1 (7.14%) Data Protection
3 1 (7.14%) Business Continuity Management
3 1 (7.14%) Service Management
3 1 (7.14%) Disaster Recovery
3 1 (7.14%) ITSM
Programming Languages
1 6 (42.86%) PowerShell
2 2 (14.29%) SQL
3 1 (7.14%) Shell Script
3 1 (7.14%) C
3 1 (7.14%) C#
3 1 (7.14%) Java
3 1 (7.14%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 2 (14.29%) CTC Cleared
1 2 (14.29%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (14.29%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 10 (71.43%) Active Directory
2 6 (42.86%) XenDesktop
3 5 (35.71%) XenApp
4 3 (21.43%) VMware Infrastructure
5 2 (14.29%) Hyper-V
5 2 (14.29%) Microsoft App-V
5 2 (14.29%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 13 (92.86%) SCCM
2 4 (28.57%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
3 1 (7.14%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
3 1 (7.14%) OpenAM
3 1 (7.14%) OpenView
3 1 (7.14%) CiscoWorks
3 1 (7.14%) Tivoli
Vendors
1 11 (78.57%) Microsoft
2 6 (42.86%) Cisco
3 5 (35.71%) Citrix
3 5 (35.71%) VMware
4 4 (28.57%) Symantec
5 2 (14.29%) Oracle
5 2 (14.29%) Draytek
6 1 (7.14%) Varonis
6 1 (7.14%) Lotus
6 1 (7.14%) Apple
6 1 (7.14%) IBM
6 1 (7.14%) HP