The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Edinburgh with a requirement for SCOM skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited SCOM over the 3 months to 29 April 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Microsoft System Center Operations Manager (SCOM)
Scotland / Edinburgh
3 months to
29 Apr 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 86 85 96
Rank change year-on-year -1 +11  
Permanent jobs citing SCOM 6 9 7
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Edinburgh 0.54% 0.69% 0.51%
As % of the Systems Management category 6.90% 13.24% 9.21%
Number of salaries quoted 6 6 5
Median salary £72,500 £35,000 £52,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +107.14% -33.33%  
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year +12.50% -  

SCOM is in the systems management skills category. The next table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all permanent job vacancies advertised in Edinburgh with a requirement for systems management skills.

Systems Management Skills
Edinburgh
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for systems management skills 87 68 76
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Edinburgh 7.88% 5.25% 5.56%
Number of salaries quoted 49 49 47
Median salary £50,000 £40,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +25.00% -11.11%  
90% offered a salary of more than £37,500 £27,500 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £72,500 £60,000 £52,500
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £42,500 £44,000
% change year-on-year +5.88% -3.40%  

SCOM
Job Vacancy Trend in Edinburgh

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Edinburgh citing SCOM as a proportion of all permanent or contract IT jobs with a match in the Systems Management category.

Job vacancy trend for SCOM in Edinburgh

SCOM
Salary Trend in Edinburgh

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

Salary trend for SCOM in Edinburgh

For the 6 months to 29 April 2017, IT jobs citing SCOM also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the Edinburgh region with a requirement for SCOM.

1 14 (93.33%) Active Directory
1 14 (93.33%) SCCM
2 13 (86.67%) Windows
3 11 (73.33%) MS Exchange
4 10 (66.67%) LAN
4 10 (66.67%) WAN
4 10 (66.67%) DHCP
4 10 (66.67%) DNS
4 10 (66.67%) Microsoft
5 8 (53.33%) Microsoft Azure
5 8 (53.33%) Hyper-V
5 8 (53.33%) Office 365
5 8 (53.33%) SQL Server
5 8 (53.33%) Data Centre
6 7 (46.67%) Windows Server
6 7 (46.67%) Skype for Business
7 6 (40.00%) VMware
7 6 (40.00%) SCVMM
7 6 (40.00%) VMware Infrastructure
7 6 (40.00%) Citrix
7 6 (40.00%) SQL
8 5 (33.33%) SQL Server 2014
8 5 (33.33%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
8 5 (33.33%) Opscode Chef
8 5 (33.33%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
8 5 (33.33%) Root Cause Analysis
8 5 (33.33%) Varonis
8 5 (33.33%) Ansible
8 5 (33.33%) Mentoring
8 5 (33.33%) Coaching

SCOM
Co-occurring IT Skills in Edinburgh by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 11 (73.33%) MS Exchange
2 7 (46.67%) Skype for Business
3 5 (33.33%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
3 5 (33.33%) Exchange Server 2010
Applications
1 1 (6.67%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 1 (6.67%) Dynamics NAV
Cloud Services
1 8 (53.33%) Microsoft Azure
1 8 (53.33%) Office 365
2 5 (33.33%) Amazon AWS
3 3 (20.00%) Azure Active Directory
4 1 (6.67%) IaaS
4 1 (6.67%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 10 (66.67%) DHCP
1 10 (66.67%) DNS
1 10 (66.67%) LAN
1 10 (66.67%) WAN
2 5 (33.33%) SAN
2 5 (33.33%) VPN
3 2 (13.33%) Skype
4 1 (6.67%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (53.33%) SQL Server
2 5 (33.33%) SQL Server 2005
2 5 (33.33%) SQL Server 2014
General
1 1 (6.67%) Finance
Job Titles
1 8 (53.33%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 6 (40.00%) Infrastructure Support
2 6 (40.00%) Infrastructure Support Engineer
2 6 (40.00%) Support Engineer
3 5 (33.33%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
3 5 (33.33%) Senior Infrastructure Support Engineer
3 5 (33.33%) Senior Support Engineer
4 2 (13.33%) Architect
4 2 (13.33%) Azure Architect
4 2 (13.33%) Azure Consultant
4 2 (13.33%) Consultant
4 2 (13.33%) Office 365 Architect
4 2 (13.33%) Office 365 Consultant
5 1 (6.67%) Cloud Engineer
5 1 (6.67%) Cloud Infrastructure Engineer
5 1 (6.67%) IT Engineer
5 1 (6.67%) IT Infrastructure Engineer
5 1 (6.67%) IT Systems Administrator
5 1 (6.67%) Systems Administrator
5 1 (6.67%) Technical Support
Miscellaneous
1 8 (53.33%) Data Centre
2 5 (33.33%) Blackberry
3 2 (13.33%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (6.67%) Driving Licence
4 1 (6.67%) Private Cloud
Operating Systems
1 13 (86.67%) Windows
2 7 (46.67%) Windows Server
3 5 (33.33%) Linux
3 5 (33.33%) Ubuntu
4 2 (13.33%) Windows 10
5 1 (6.67%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (33.33%) Coaching
1 5 (33.33%) Mentoring
1 5 (33.33%) Root Cause Analysis
2 4 (26.67%) Asset Management
2 4 (26.67%) Investment Management
2 4 (26.67%) IT Strategy
2 4 (26.67%) Translating Business Requirements
3 3 (20.00%) ITIL
4 2 (13.33%) ITIL V3
5 1 (6.67%) Continuous Improvement
5 1 (6.67%) Disaster Recovery
5 1 (6.67%) Integration Testing
5 1 (6.67%) Mobile Device Management
Programming Languages
1 6 (40.00%) SQL
2 5 (33.33%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 3 (20.00%) SC Cleared
1 3 (20.00%) Security Cleared
2 2 (13.33%) MCSE
2 2 (13.33%) Microsoft Certification
3 1 (6.67%) MCSA
System Software
1 14 (93.33%) Active Directory
2 8 (53.33%) Hyper-V
3 6 (40.00%) VMware Infrastructure
4 5 (33.33%) Microsoft App-V
4 5 (33.33%) VMware ESXi
4 5 (33.33%) XenApp
4 5 (33.33%) XenDesktop
5 2 (13.33%) BitLocker
Systems Management
1 14 (93.33%) SCCM
2 6 (40.00%) SCVMM
3 5 (33.33%) Ansible
3 5 (33.33%) Opscode Chef
3 5 (33.33%) Puppet
3 5 (33.33%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
3 5 (33.33%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
4 3 (20.00%) Microsoft Intune
5 2 (13.33%) SCSM
6 1 (6.67%) Forefront Identity Manager
Vendors
1 10 (66.67%) Microsoft
2 6 (40.00%) Citrix
2 6 (40.00%) VMware
3 5 (33.33%) CA
3 5 (33.33%) Cisco
3 5 (33.33%) Dell
3 5 (33.33%) HP
3 5 (33.33%) Symantec
3 5 (33.33%) Varonis