The table below looks at the statistics for SCOM skills in IT jobs advertised for the Cambridge region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited SCOM over the 3 months to 29 June 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
29 Jun 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft System Center Operations Manager (SCOM)
Rank 108 117 108
Rank change year-on-year
+9 -9
Permanent jobs citing SCOM 1 4 12
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cambridge 0.069% 0.23% 0.71%
As % of the Systems Management category 2.08% 7.02% 12.50%
Number of salaries quoted 1 4 11
Average salary £35,000 £42,000 £50,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-16.66% -16.00%
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £45,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
-11.11% +5.88%
SCOM
Cambridgeshire

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Systems Management category in permanent jobs advertised in the Cambridge region.

Systems Management Category
Cambridge
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Systems Management category
48 57 96
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cambridge 3.31% 3.23% 5.67%
Number of salaries quoted 37 45 83
Average salary £45,000 £42,000 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+7.14% -6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £33,000 £31,800 £34,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £50,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £44,500 £42,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+5.95% -1.17%

SCOM
Jobs Demand Trend in Cambridge

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing SCOM across the Cambridge region as a proportion of the total demand within the Systems Management category.

SCOM Jobs Demand Trend in Cambridge

SCOM
Salary Trend in Cambridge

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

SCOM Salary Trend in Cambridge

SCOM
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cambridge

For the 6 months to 29 June 2015, IT jobs across the Cambridge 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 13 (86.67%) Microsoft
2 12 (80.00%) Citrix
2 12 (80.00%) SCCM
3 9 (60.00%) VMware
4 8 (53.33%) SCVMM
5 6 (40.00%) Active Directory
5 6 (40.00%) MS Exchange
5 6 (40.00%) Exchange Server 2010
6 5 (33.33%) SQL Server
6 5 (33.33%) Backup Exec
7 4 (26.67%) MS Excel
7 4 (26.67%) Back Office
7 4 (26.67%) Symantec
7 4 (26.67%) Blackberry
7 4 (26.67%) ITIL
7 4 (26.67%) DHCP
7 4 (26.67%) DNS
7 4 (26.67%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
8 3 (20.00%) Security Patching
8 3 (20.00%) Windows
8 3 (20.00%) Microsoft App-V
8 3 (20.00%) Incident Management
9 2 (13.33%) Windows Server 2008
9 2 (13.33%) SQL
10 1 (6.67%) Oracle
10 1 (6.67%) Linux
10 1 (6.67%) Windows 7
10 1 (6.67%) VMware Infrastructure
10 1 (6.67%) WSUS
10 1 (6.67%) Problem Management

SCOM
Top Related IT Skills in Cambridge by Category

For the 6 months to 29 June 2015, IT jobs across the Cambridge 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 6 (40.00%) MS Exchange
1 6 (40.00%) Exchange Server 2010
2 1 (6.67%) Exchange Server 2007
Applications
1 4 (26.67%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 4 (26.67%) DHCP
1 4 (26.67%) DNS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (33.33%) SQL Server
2 1 (6.67%) Oracle Database
General
1 4 (26.67%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 5 (33.33%) Administrator
1 5 (33.33%) Systems Administrator
2 1 (6.67%) Account Manager
2 1 (6.67%) Technical Consultant
2 1 (6.67%) Consultant
2 1 (6.67%) Support Manager
2 1 (6.67%) IT Support Manager
2 1 (6.67%) IT Support
Miscellaneous
1 4 (26.67%) Blackberry
2 1 (6.67%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 3 (20.00%) Windows
2 2 (13.33%) Windows Server 2008
3 1 (6.67%) Windows 7
3 1 (6.67%) Windows Server 2012
3 1 (6.67%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (26.67%) ITIL
2 3 (20.00%) Incident Management
2 3 (20.00%) Security Patching
3 1 (6.67%) Problem Management
3 1 (6.67%) Change Management
Programming Languages
1 2 (13.33%) SQL
System Software
1 6 (40.00%) Active Directory
2 3 (20.00%) Microsoft App-V
3 1 (6.67%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 12 (80.00%) SCCM
2 8 (53.33%) SCVMM
3 5 (33.33%) Backup Exec
4 4 (26.67%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
5 1 (6.67%) WSUS
Vendors
1 13 (86.67%) Microsoft
2 12 (80.00%) Citrix
3 9 (60.00%) VMware
4 4 (26.67%) Symantec
5 1 (6.67%) Oracle