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 29 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
29 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft System Center Operations Manager (SCOM)
Rank 102 90 81
Rank change year-on-year
-12 -9
Permanent jobs citing SCOM 2 4 7
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Edinburgh 0.13% 0.33% 0.60%
As % of the Systems Management category 2.35% 9.76% 17.07%
Number of salaries quoted 1 1 2
Average salary £27,500 £37,500 £26,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-26.66% +44.23%
UK excluding London average salary £42,000 £40,000 £41,500
% change year-on-year
+5.00% -3.61%
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
85 41 41
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Edinburgh 5.68% 3.42% 3.49%
Number of salaries quoted 64 26 28
Average salary £40,000 £50,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-20.00% +33.33%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £30,000 £15,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £40,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £41,750 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+1.79% +4.37%

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
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Edinburgh

For the 6 months to 29 August 2014, 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 3 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 3 (100.00%) SCCM
2 2 (66.67%) Active Directory
2 2 (66.67%) Windows
2 2 (66.67%) MS Excel
2 2 (66.67%) HP
3 1 (33.33%) Citrix
3 1 (33.33%) Cisco Certification
3 1 (33.33%) Microsoft Certification
3 1 (33.33%) Tivoli
3 1 (33.33%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
3 1 (33.33%) Shell Script
3 1 (33.33%) Telecoms
3 1 (33.33%) Finance
3 1 (33.33%) VMware
3 1 (33.33%) Retail
3 1 (33.33%) Software Engineering
3 1 (33.33%) Ruby
3 1 (33.33%) Fujitsu
3 1 (33.33%) Lua
3 1 (33.33%) Erlang
3 1 (33.33%) ServiceCenter
3 1 (33.33%) MS Access
3 1 (33.33%) MS Exchange
3 1 (33.33%) Smalltalk
3 1 (33.33%) SMTP
3 1 (33.33%) SNMP
3 1 (33.33%) TCP/IP
3 1 (33.33%) Cisco
3 1 (33.33%) C

SCOM
Top Related IT Skills in Edinburgh by Category

For the 6 months to 29 August 2014, 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 1 (33.33%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 2 (66.67%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 1 (33.33%) SMTP
1 1 (33.33%) SNMP
1 1 (33.33%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (33.33%) SQL Server
1 1 (33.33%) MS Access
General
1 1 (33.33%) Telecoms
1 1 (33.33%) Finance
1 1 (33.33%) Retail
Job Titles
1 1 (33.33%) Software Engineer
1 1 (33.33%) Systems Engineer
1 1 (33.33%) Technical Support
1 1 (33.33%) Support Engineer
1 1 (33.33%) Technical Support Engineer
1 1 (33.33%) Technical Engineer
Operating Systems
1 2 (66.67%) Windows
2 1 (33.33%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (33.33%) ITIL
1 1 (33.33%) Software Engineering
1 1 (33.33%) Software Distribution
Programming Languages
1 1 (33.33%) C
1 1 (33.33%) C#
1 1 (33.33%) C++
1 1 (33.33%) Java
1 1 (33.33%) JavaScript
1 1 (33.33%) Perl
1 1 (33.33%) VBScript
1 1 (33.33%) Python
1 1 (33.33%) Smalltalk
1 1 (33.33%) Shell Script
1 1 (33.33%) Ruby
1 1 (33.33%) Lua
1 1 (33.33%) Erlang
Qualifications
1 1 (33.33%) CCNA
1 1 (33.33%) Cisco Certification
1 1 (33.33%) Microsoft Certification
System Software
1 2 (66.67%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 3 (100.00%) SCCM
2 1 (33.33%) OpenView
2 1 (33.33%) Tivoli
2 1 (33.33%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
2 1 (33.33%) ServiceCenter
Vendors
1 3 (100.00%) Microsoft
2 2 (66.67%) HP
3 1 (33.33%) Citrix
3 1 (33.33%) VMware
3 1 (33.33%) Fujitsu
3 1 (33.33%) Oracle
3 1 (33.33%) Cisco