Period
to 22 January 2018

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 6 months to 22 January 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Microsoft System Center Operations Manager (SCOM)
Scotland > Edinburgh
6 months to
22 Jan 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 88 119 133
Rank change year-on-year +31 +14 +8
Permanent jobs citing SCOM 59 10 19
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Edinburgh 2.24% 0.46% 0.68%
As % of the Systems Management category 24.58% 5.62% 7.72%
Number of salaries quoted 41 9 15
Edinburgh median annual salary £40,500 £45,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -10.00% +12.50% +17.65%
10th Percentile £33,750 £42,200 £28,000
90th Percentile £61,250 £57,500 £67,100
Scotland median annual salary £44,250 £49,000 £42,250
% change year-on-year -9.69% +15.98% +4.32%

SCOM is in the Systems Management category. The following 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.

All Systems Management Skills
Edinburgh
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for systems management skills 240 178 246
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Edinburgh 9.12% 8.23% 8.79%
Number of salaries quoted 140 103 156
Edinburgh median annual salary £45,000 £44,000 £44,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +2.27% - +17.33%
10th Percentile £30,000 £26,750 £31,250
90th Percentile £65,000 £57,500 £57,500
Scotland median annual salary £47,500 £42,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year +13.10% -1.18% -

SCOM
Job Vacancy Trend in Edinburgh

Job postings citing SCOM as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Edinburgh.

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

SCOM
Salary Histogram in Edinburgh

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing SCOM in Edinburgh over the 6 months to 22 January 2018.

Salary histogram for SCOM in Edinburgh

For the 6 months to 22 January 2018, 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 57 (96.61%) Windows
2 51 (86.44%) VMware
3 49 (83.05%) SCCM
4 45 (76.27%) Microsoft
5 41 (69.49%) Windows Server 2012
6 39 (66.10%) Windows Server
7 36 (61.02%) Active Directory
8 34 (57.63%) SQL Server
9 29 (49.15%) Hyper-V
10 26 (44.07%) ITIL
11 21 (35.59%) DNS
12 20 (33.90%) SQL
12 20 (33.90%) Mimecast
13 19 (32.20%) Microsoft Azure
13 19 (32.20%) Cisco
13 19 (32.20%) SAN
14 18 (30.51%) Microsoft Certification
14 18 (30.51%) MCSE
14 18 (30.51%) VMware Infrastructure
14 18 (30.51%) PowerShell
14 18 (30.51%) VMware ESXi
15 16 (27.12%) Windows 10
15 16 (27.12%) DHCP
15 16 (27.12%) Virtual Team
16 15 (25.42%) MS Exchange
16 15 (25.42%) ISO 9001
16 15 (25.42%) ISO/IEC 27001
17 14 (23.73%) Windows Server 2003
17 14 (23.73%) Firewall
18 13 (22.03%) GDPR

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 15 (25.42%) MS Exchange
2 9 (15.25%) Exchange Server 2010
2 9 (15.25%) Skype for Business
3 8 (13.56%) IBM Domino
4 5 (8.47%) Exchange Server 2013
5 1 (1.69%) SharePoint
Cloud Services
1 20 (33.90%) Mimecast
2 19 (32.20%) Microsoft Azure
3 3 (5.08%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 21 (35.59%) DNS
2 19 (32.20%) SAN
3 16 (27.12%) DHCP
4 14 (23.73%) Firewall
5 10 (16.95%) IP Telephony
6 8 (13.56%) Internet
6 8 (13.56%) Skype
6 8 (13.56%) Unified Communications
7 5 (8.47%) VPN
8 1 (1.69%) NetScaler
Database & Business Intelligence
1 34 (57.63%) SQL Server
2 1 (1.69%) Oracle Database
General
1 11 (18.64%) Finance
2 10 (16.95%) Legal
Job Titles
1 25 (42.37%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 12 (20.34%) IT Engineer
3 10 (16.95%) IT Manager
3 10 (16.95%) IT Project Manager
3 10 (16.95%) Project Manager
4 9 (15.25%) Analyst
5 8 (13.56%) IT Analyst
5 8 (13.56%) IT Infrastructure Engineer
5 8 (13.56%) Systems Analyst
6 6 (10.17%) IT Support
7 5 (8.47%) IT Support Technician
7 5 (8.47%) IT Technician
7 5 (8.47%) Support Technician
7 5 (8.47%) Systems Engineer
8 2 (3.39%) 3rd Line Support
8 2 (3.39%) Project Leader
8 2 (3.39%) Support Engineer
8 2 (3.39%) Windows Engineer
9 1 (1.69%) VMware Engineer
9 1 (1.69%) Windows Support Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 16 (27.12%) Virtual Team
2 9 (15.25%) Analytical Skills
3 8 (13.56%) Blackberry
3 8 (13.56%) EMC VNX
4 5 (8.47%) Data Centre
5 1 (1.69%) Analytical Mindset
5 1 (1.69%) Client/Server
5 1 (1.69%) Clustering
5 1 (1.69%) Driving Licence
5 1 (1.69%) Enterprise Software
5 1 (1.69%) Fintech
Operating Systems
1 57 (96.61%) Windows
2 41 (69.49%) Windows Server 2012
3 39 (66.10%) Windows Server
4 16 (27.12%) Windows 10
5 14 (23.73%) Windows Server 2003
6 10 (16.95%) Windows Server 2008
7 1 (1.69%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 26 (44.07%) ITIL
2 10 (16.95%) Document Management
2 10 (16.95%) Practice Management
2 10 (16.95%) Project Management
3 9 (15.25%) Application Packaging
3 9 (15.25%) Load Balancing
3 9 (15.25%) Service Delivery
4 8 (13.56%) Agile Software Development
4 8 (13.56%) Change Management
4 8 (13.56%) ITIL V3
4 8 (13.56%) Performance Analysis
4 8 (13.56%) Performance Management
4 8 (13.56%) Root Cause Analysis
4 8 (13.56%) Validation
5 7 (11.86%) Change Control
6 6 (10.17%) PRINCE2
7 5 (8.47%) Cybersecurity
7 5 (8.47%) Project Planning
8 1 (1.69%) DevOps
8 1 (1.69%) People Management
Programming Languages
1 20 (33.90%) SQL
2 18 (30.51%) PowerShell
3 1 (1.69%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 18 (30.51%) MCSE
1 18 (30.51%) Microsoft Certification
2 11 (18.64%) Security Cleared
3 9 (15.25%) MCSA
4 2 (3.39%) BPSS Clearance
4 2 (3.39%) CTC Cleared
4 2 (3.39%) PRINCE2 Certification
5 1 (1.69%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 15 (25.42%) ISO 9001
1 15 (25.42%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 13 (22.03%) GDPR
3 7 (11.86%) SLA
System Software
1 36 (61.02%) Active Directory
2 29 (49.15%) Hyper-V
3 18 (30.51%) VMware ESXi
3 18 (30.51%) VMware Infrastructure
4 10 (16.95%) XenApp
4 10 (16.95%) XenDesktop
5 8 (13.56%) Microsoft App-V
6 3 (5.08%) VMware Server
Systems Management
1 49 (83.05%) SCCM
2 8 (13.56%) Cisco CUCM
2 8 (13.56%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
3 1 (1.69%) Microsoft Clustering
3 1 (1.69%) WSUS
Vendors
1 51 (86.44%) VMware
2 45 (76.27%) Microsoft
3 19 (32.20%) Cisco
4 12 (20.34%) iManage
5 10 (16.95%) Citrix
6 9 (15.25%) MobileIron
7 8 (13.56%) EMC
7 8 (13.56%) Google
7 8 (13.56%) Lotus
7 8 (13.56%) ServiceNow
7 8 (13.56%) SolarWinds
7 8 (13.56%) Symantec
8 5 (8.47%) Veeam
9 2 (3.39%) Oracle
10 1 (1.69%) Ivanti
10 1 (1.69%) Mitel