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 22 May 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
22 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft System Center Operations Manager (SCOM)
Rank 89 112 86
Rank change year-on-year
+23 -26
Permanent jobs citing SCOM 6 2 8
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Edinburgh 0.46% 0.13% 0.74%
As % of the Systems Management category 8.45% 3.51% 13.79%
Number of salaries quoted 5 0 0
Average salary £62,500 - -
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £45,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year
-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
71 57 58
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Edinburgh 5.46% 3.62% 5.33%
Number of salaries quoted 51 37 30
Average salary £47,500 £37,500 £42,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+26.66% -10.71%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,400 £29,500 £28,250
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £55,000 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £44,500 £40,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+11.25% -5.88%

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 22 May 2015.

SCOM Salary Histogram in Edinburgh

SCOM
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Edinburgh

For the 6 months to 22 May 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 14 (93.33%) Windows
2 13 (86.67%) MS Exchange
2 13 (86.67%) Microsoft
2 13 (86.67%) Active Directory
3 12 (80.00%) SCCM
3 12 (80.00%) Windows Server 2008
4 8 (53.33%) VMware
4 8 (53.33%) Windows Server 2012
4 8 (53.33%) Exchange Server 2010
5 7 (46.67%) SharePoint
6 6 (40.00%) Cisco
6 6 (40.00%) VMware Infrastructure
6 6 (40.00%) XenDesktop
6 6 (40.00%) Lync
7 5 (33.33%) XenApp
7 5 (33.33%) PowerShell
7 5 (33.33%) Hyper-V
7 5 (33.33%) Firewall
7 5 (33.33%) Finance
7 5 (33.33%) MS Office
7 5 (33.33%) ITIL
7 5 (33.33%) Citrix
8 4 (26.67%) Windows Server 2003
8 4 (26.67%) Symantec
8 4 (26.67%) Blackberry
8 4 (26.67%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
8 4 (26.67%) SQL
8 4 (26.67%) CRM
8 4 (26.67%) Data Protection
8 4 (26.67%) Windows 7

SCOM
Top Related IT Skills in Edinburgh by Category

For the 6 months to 22 May 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 13 (86.67%) MS Exchange
2 8 (53.33%) Exchange Server 2010
3 7 (46.67%) SharePoint
4 6 (40.00%) Lync
5 4 (26.67%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
6 3 (20.00%) Exchange Server 2013
6 3 (20.00%) Exchange Server 2007
6 3 (20.00%) BizTalk Server
6 3 (20.00%) IIS
Applications
1 5 (33.33%) MS Office
2 3 (20.00%) MS Project
2 3 (20.00%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 3 (20.00%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 3 (20.00%) Office 365
1 3 (20.00%) Cloud Computing
2 1 (6.67%) Symantec.cloud
Communications & Networking
1 5 (33.33%) Firewall
2 3 (20.00%) WAN
2 3 (20.00%) SAN
3 2 (13.33%) LAN
3 2 (13.33%) VoIP
3 2 (13.33%) IP Telephony
3 2 (13.33%) Cisco IOS
4 1 (6.67%) NAS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (6.67%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 2 (13.33%) MSI
General
1 5 (33.33%) Finance
Job Titles
1 5 (33.33%) Analyst
2 4 (26.67%) Systems Analyst
2 4 (26.67%) Senior Analyst
3 3 (20.00%) Senior Systems Analyst
3 3 (20.00%) Project Manager
3 3 (20.00%) Support Engineer
4 2 (13.33%) 3rd Line Support
4 2 (13.33%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 2 (13.33%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
4 2 (13.33%) Service Desk Engineer
5 1 (6.67%) IT Support
5 1 (6.67%) IT Support Engineer
5 1 (6.67%) Senior Infrastructure Analyst
5 1 (6.67%) IT Operations Manager
5 1 (6.67%) Infrastructure Analyst
5 1 (6.67%) Operations Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (6.67%) Application Packaging
Miscellaneous
1 4 (26.67%) Blackberry
2 3 (20.00%) iPad
2 3 (20.00%) Analytical Skills
2 3 (20.00%) Replication
3 2 (13.33%) iPhone
3 2 (13.33%) Kindle
4 1 (6.67%) Clustering
4 1 (6.67%) PKI
Operating Systems
1 14 (93.33%) Windows
2 12 (80.00%) Windows Server 2008
3 8 (53.33%) Windows Server 2012
4 4 (26.67%) Windows Server 2003
4 4 (26.67%) Windows 7
5 3 (20.00%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (33.33%) ITIL
2 4 (26.67%) CRM
2 4 (26.67%) Data Protection
3 3 (20.00%) MOF
4 2 (13.33%) Asset Management
4 2 (13.33%) Identity Management
5 1 (6.67%) Business Continuity Management
5 1 (6.67%) Business Continuity
5 1 (6.67%) Data Security
5 1 (6.67%) Technical Architecture
5 1 (6.67%) Problem Management
5 1 (6.67%) Disaster Recovery
Programming Languages
1 5 (33.33%) PowerShell
2 4 (26.67%) SQL
Qualifications
1 2 (13.33%) CTC Cleared
1 2 (13.33%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (13.33%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 13 (86.67%) Active Directory
2 6 (40.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 6 (40.00%) XenDesktop
3 5 (33.33%) XenApp
3 5 (33.33%) Hyper-V
4 3 (20.00%) Forefront TMG
4 3 (20.00%) ISA Server
5 2 (13.33%) Microsoft App-V
5 2 (13.33%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 12 (80.00%) SCCM
2 4 (26.67%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
3 1 (6.67%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
3 1 (6.67%) OpenAM
Vendors
1 13 (86.67%) Microsoft
2 8 (53.33%) VMware
3 6 (40.00%) Cisco
4 5 (33.33%) Citrix
5 4 (26.67%) Symantec
6 2 (13.33%) Draytek
7 1 (6.67%) Varonis
7 1 (6.67%) Oracle
7 1 (6.67%) Apple