The first table below looks at the demand 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 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Systems Management category for the Edinburgh region.

Location
3 months to
24 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft System Center Operations Manager (SCOM)
Rank - 90 77
Permanent jobs citing SCOM 0 6 11
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Edinburgh - 0.50% 0.94%
As % of the Systems Management category - 12.77% 19.64%
Number of salaries quoted 0 1 3
Average salary - £37,500 £27,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +38.88%
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,500 £41,500
% change year-on-year
+4.93% -2.40%
Systems Management Category
Edinburgh
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Systems Management category
69 47 56
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Edinburgh 4.59% 3.89% 4.78%
Number of salaries quoted 53 30 34
Average salary £41,000 £50,000 £36,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-18.00% +38.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £30,000 £15,000
10% offered a salary of more than £52,250 £62,500 £57,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,000 £42,500 £40,250
% change year-on-year
-1.17% +5.59%
SCOM
Scotland

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 24 July 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 7 (100.00%) Microsoft
2 5 (71.43%) Active Directory
2 5 (71.43%) Windows
2 5 (71.43%) VMware
3 4 (57.14%) Fujitsu
3 4 (57.14%) SCCM
3 4 (57.14%) VMware Infrastructure
3 4 (57.14%) Windows Server 2008
3 4 (57.14%) Telecoms
3 4 (57.14%) Finance
3 4 (57.14%) Retail
3 4 (57.14%) SQL Server
3 4 (57.14%) SharePoint
3 4 (57.14%) MS Excel
4 3 (42.86%) Symantec
4 3 (42.86%) Citrix
4 3 (42.86%) Perl
4 3 (42.86%) Service Management
4 3 (42.86%) Security Cleared
4 3 (42.86%) PowerShell
4 3 (42.86%) ITIL
4 3 (42.86%) XenApp
4 3 (42.86%) XenDesktop
5 2 (28.57%) Veritas Cluster Server
5 2 (28.57%) Windows 7
5 2 (28.57%) NetScaler
5 2 (28.57%) Software Distribution
5 2 (28.57%) Oracle Database
5 2 (28.57%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
5 2 (28.57%) Application Packaging

SCOM
Top Related IT Skills in Edinburgh by Category

For the 6 months to 24 July 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 4 (57.14%) SharePoint
2 1 (14.29%) IIS
2 1 (14.29%) Lync
Applications
1 4 (57.14%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 2 (28.57%) NetScaler
1 2 (28.57%) Wireshark
2 1 (14.29%) SAN
2 1 (14.29%) Intranet
2 1 (14.29%) Extranet
2 1 (14.29%) LAN
2 1 (14.29%) WAN
2 1 (14.29%) Firewall
2 1 (14.29%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (57.14%) SQL Server
2 2 (28.57%) Oracle Database
2 2 (28.57%) MS Access
3 1 (14.29%) SQL Server 2008
3 1 (14.29%) Oracle BI EE
Development Applications
1 2 (28.57%) Fiddler
General
1 4 (57.14%) Telecoms
1 4 (57.14%) Finance
1 4 (57.14%) Retail
Job Titles
1 4 (57.14%) Support Engineer
2 2 (28.57%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
2 2 (28.57%) Technical Support Engineer
2 2 (28.57%) Technical Engineer
2 2 (28.57%) Technical Support
2 2 (28.57%) 3rd Line Support
3 1 (14.29%) Citrix Engineer
3 1 (14.29%) Infrastructure Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (28.57%) Application Packaging
2 1 (14.29%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 2 (28.57%) CMDB
1 2 (28.57%) Clustering
2 1 (14.29%) CLARiiON
2 1 (14.29%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 5 (71.43%) Windows
2 4 (57.14%) Windows Server 2008
3 2 (28.57%) Windows 7
4 1 (14.29%) Windows Server 2003
4 1 (14.29%) Windows 8
4 1 (14.29%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (42.86%) Service Management
1 3 (42.86%) ITIL
2 2 (28.57%) Software Distribution
3 1 (14.29%) Supplier Management
3 1 (14.29%) Incident Management
Programming Languages
1 3 (42.86%) Perl
1 3 (42.86%) PowerShell
2 2 (28.57%) SQL
2 2 (28.57%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 3 (42.86%) Security Cleared
2 2 (28.57%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
3 1 (14.29%) Microsoft Certification
3 1 (14.29%) MCSE
3 1 (14.29%) MCITP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (14.29%) SLA
System Software
1 5 (71.43%) Active Directory
2 4 (57.14%) VMware Infrastructure
3 3 (42.86%) XenApp
3 3 (42.86%) XenDesktop
4 2 (28.57%) Veritas Cluster Server
4 2 (28.57%) VMware ESX
5 1 (14.29%) Microsoft App-V
5 1 (14.29%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 4 (57.14%) SCCM
2 2 (28.57%) WSUS
2 2 (28.57%) ServiceCenter
2 2 (28.57%) Norton AntiVirus
2 2 (28.57%) Tivoli
2 2 (28.57%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
3 1 (14.29%) NetBackup
Vendors
1 7 (100.00%) Microsoft
2 5 (71.43%) VMware
3 4 (57.14%) Fujitsu
4 3 (42.86%) Symantec
4 3 (42.86%) Citrix
5 2 (28.57%) AppSense
5 2 (28.57%) Oracle
5 2 (28.57%) HP
6 1 (14.29%) NetApp
6 1 (14.29%) CheckPoint
6 1 (14.29%) EMC
6 1 (14.29%) Cisco
6 1 (14.29%) ServiceNow