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 24 November 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
24 Nov 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft System Center Operations Manager (SCOM)
Rank 96 98 85
Rank change year-on-year
+2 -13
Permanent jobs citing SCOM 10 8 2
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Edinburgh 0.67% 0.53% 0.17%
As % of the Systems Management category 12.20% 10.53% 6.45%
Number of salaries quoted 5 3 1
Average salary £32,500 £34,000 £75,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-4.41% -54.66%
UK excluding London average salary £41,500 £40,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year
+3.75% -11.11%
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
82 76 31
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Edinburgh 5.48% 5.07% 2.66%
Number of salaries quoted 38 41 17
Average salary £35,000 £40,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-12.50% +6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £29,000 £34,000 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £48,200 £75,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,500
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -1.23%

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 24 November 2014.

SCOM Salary Histogram in Edinburgh

SCOM
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Edinburgh

For the 6 months to 24 November 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 10 (100.00%) Windows
2 9 (90.00%) Microsoft
3 7 (70.00%) SCCM
4 6 (60.00%) ITIL
5 5 (50.00%) Oracle
5 5 (50.00%) MS Exchange
5 5 (50.00%) Active Directory
5 5 (50.00%) HP
6 4 (40.00%) VMware
6 4 (40.00%) MS Excel
6 4 (40.00%) SQL Server
6 4 (40.00%) VBScript
6 4 (40.00%) PowerShell
6 4 (40.00%) Windows Server 2008
7 3 (30.00%) C
7 3 (30.00%) C#
7 3 (30.00%) Java
7 3 (30.00%) JavaScript
7 3 (30.00%) UNIX
7 3 (30.00%) SMTP
7 3 (30.00%) SNMP
7 3 (30.00%) TCP/IP
7 3 (30.00%) OpenView
7 3 (30.00%) Microsoft Certification
7 3 (30.00%) Citrix
7 3 (30.00%) Shell Script
8 2 (20.00%) Cisco Certification
8 2 (20.00%) Windows Server 2003
8 2 (20.00%) Banking
8 2 (20.00%) Software Engineering

SCOM
Top Related IT Skills in Edinburgh by Category

For the 6 months to 24 November 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 5 (50.00%) MS Exchange
2 2 (20.00%) WebSphere
2 2 (20.00%) Exchange Server 2010
3 1 (10.00%) Exchange Server 2013
3 1 (10.00%) Mule
3 1 (10.00%) BizTalk Server
3 1 (10.00%) WebLogic
3 1 (10.00%) JBoss
3 1 (10.00%) IBM Notes
3 1 (10.00%) SharePoint
Applications
1 4 (40.00%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (10.00%) Dynamics NAV
1 1 (10.00%) Dynamics AX
Communications & Networking
1 3 (30.00%) SNMP
1 3 (30.00%) TCP/IP
1 3 (30.00%) SMTP
2 2 (20.00%) OpenLDAP
2 2 (20.00%) LDAP
2 2 (20.00%) DNS
3 1 (10.00%) SSL
3 1 (10.00%) DMZ
3 1 (10.00%) Telnet
3 1 (10.00%) Firewall
3 1 (10.00%) Wireshark
3 1 (10.00%) NetScaler
3 1 (10.00%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (40.00%) SQL Server
General
1 2 (20.00%) Banking
2 1 (10.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 3 (30.00%) Analyst
2 2 (20.00%) Software Engineer
2 2 (20.00%) Systems Engineer
2 2 (20.00%) Senior Analyst
2 2 (20.00%) Technical Analyst
2 2 (20.00%) Senior Technical Analyst
3 1 (10.00%) Web Analyst
3 1 (10.00%) Software Developer
3 1 (10.00%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 1 (10.00%) Administrator
3 1 (10.00%) Developer
3 1 (10.00%) Systems Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (10.00%) Web Services
1 1 (10.00%) XML
1 1 (10.00%) XSL
1 1 (10.00%) ActiveMQ
1 1 (10.00%) Java EE
1 1 (10.00%) Apache Camel
Miscellaneous
1 2 (20.00%) PKI
2 1 (10.00%) DataPower
Operating Systems
1 10 (100.00%) Windows
2 4 (40.00%) Windows Server 2008
3 3 (30.00%) UNIX
4 2 (20.00%) Windows 2000
4 2 (20.00%) Windows Server 2003
5 1 (10.00%) Linux
5 1 (10.00%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (60.00%) ITIL
2 2 (20.00%) Software Engineering
3 1 (10.00%) Load Balancing
3 1 (10.00%) Unit Testing
3 1 (10.00%) CRM
3 1 (10.00%) ERP
3 1 (10.00%) Service Management
3 1 (10.00%) ITSM
Programming Languages
1 4 (40.00%) VBScript
1 4 (40.00%) PowerShell
2 3 (30.00%) C
2 3 (30.00%) C#
2 3 (30.00%) Java
2 3 (30.00%) JavaScript
2 3 (30.00%) Shell Script
3 2 (20.00%) Ruby
3 2 (20.00%) Lua
3 2 (20.00%) Erlang
3 2 (20.00%) C++
3 2 (20.00%) Python
3 2 (20.00%) Smalltalk
4 1 (10.00%) SQL
Qualifications
1 3 (30.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 2 (20.00%) CCNA
2 2 (20.00%) Cisco Certification
System Software
1 5 (50.00%) Active Directory
2 2 (20.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (20.00%) Hyper-V
2 2 (20.00%) DFS Replication
3 1 (10.00%) XenApp
3 1 (10.00%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 7 (70.00%) SCCM
2 3 (30.00%) OpenView
3 1 (10.00%) CiscoWorks
3 1 (10.00%) Tivoli
Vendors
1 9 (90.00%) Microsoft
2 5 (50.00%) HP
2 5 (50.00%) Oracle
3 4 (40.00%) VMware
4 3 (30.00%) Citrix
5 2 (20.00%) Cisco
6 1 (10.00%) IBM
6 1 (10.00%) Lotus