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 27 February 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
27 Feb 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft System Center Operations Manager (SCOM)
Rank 96 104 87
Rank change year-on-year
+8 -17
Permanent jobs citing SCOM 17 8 31
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cambridge 1.08% 0.55% 1.72%
As % of the Systems Management category 21.25% 8.16% 23.85%
Number of salaries quoted 11 8 18
Average salary £36,500 £41,250 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-11.51% -2.94%
90% offered a salary of more than £35,500 £38,550 £37,500
10% offered a salary of more than £43,500 £45,000 £52,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £38,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+5.26% -10.58%
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
80 98 130
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cambridge 5.09% 6.73% 7.21%
Number of salaries quoted 57 80 90
Average salary £38,500 £45,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-14.44% +5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £33,500 £33,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £55,000 £58,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+4.93% -4.70%

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 27 February 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 20 (86.96%) Microsoft
1 20 (86.96%) SCCM
2 16 (69.57%) Citrix
3 14 (60.87%) SCVMM
4 11 (47.83%) VMware
5 9 (39.13%) Active Directory
6 8 (34.78%) MS Excel
6 8 (34.78%) MS Exchange
6 8 (34.78%) Exchange Server 2010
7 7 (30.43%) SQL Server
8 6 (26.09%) Windows
8 6 (26.09%) Windows Server 2008
9 5 (21.74%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
9 5 (21.74%) ITIL
9 5 (21.74%) DHCP
9 5 (21.74%) DNS
9 5 (21.74%) Symantec
9 5 (21.74%) Blackberry
9 5 (21.74%) Back Office
9 5 (21.74%) Backup Exec
10 4 (17.39%) Microsoft App-V
10 4 (17.39%) SQL
10 4 (17.39%) Windows 7
10 4 (17.39%) Incident Management
11 3 (13.04%) Windows Server 2012
11 3 (13.04%) Oracle Database
11 3 (13.04%) Oracle
12 2 (8.70%) Hyper-V
12 2 (8.70%) SQL Server 2012
12 2 (8.70%) Windows 8

SCOM
Top Related IT Skills in Cambridge by Category

For the 6 months to 27 February 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 8 (34.78%) MS Exchange
1 8 (34.78%) Exchange Server 2010
2 2 (8.70%) Exchange Server 2007
3 1 (4.35%) SharePoint 2010
3 1 (4.35%) Apache
3 1 (4.35%) SharePoint
3 1 (4.35%) SharePoint 2013
3 1 (4.35%) Exchange Server 2013
Applications
1 8 (34.78%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (4.35%) Oracle EBS
Cloud Services
1 1 (4.35%) Microsoft Azure
1 1 (4.35%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 5 (21.74%) DHCP
1 5 (21.74%) DNS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (30.43%) SQL Server
2 3 (13.04%) Oracle Database
3 2 (8.70%) SQL Server 2008
3 2 (8.70%) SQL Server 2012
4 1 (4.35%) Microsoft Analysis Services
4 1 (4.35%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 1 (4.35%) SQL Server Analysis Services
General
1 5 (21.74%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 8 (34.78%) Administrator
1 8 (34.78%) Systems Administrator
2 4 (17.39%) Consultant
3 2 (8.70%) Technical Consultant
4 1 (4.35%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 1 (4.35%) Infrastructure Specialist
4 1 (4.35%) Linux Systems Administrator
4 1 (4.35%) Linux Administrator
4 1 (4.35%) SCCM Consultant
Miscellaneous
1 5 (21.74%) Blackberry
Operating Systems
1 6 (26.09%) Windows
1 6 (26.09%) Windows Server 2008
2 4 (17.39%) Windows 7
3 3 (13.04%) Windows Server 2012
4 2 (8.70%) Windows 8
5 1 (4.35%) CentOS
5 1 (4.35%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 1 (4.35%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (21.74%) ITIL
2 4 (17.39%) Incident Management
3 1 (4.35%) Problem Management
3 1 (4.35%) Performance Tuning
3 1 (4.35%) Mentoring
3 1 (4.35%) ERP
3 1 (4.35%) Change Management
3 1 (4.35%) Migration
Programming Languages
1 4 (17.39%) SQL
2 1 (4.35%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 2 (8.70%) SC Cleared
1 2 (8.70%) Security Cleared
2 1 (4.35%) Microsoft Certification
2 1 (4.35%) RHCE
System Software
1 9 (39.13%) Active Directory
2 4 (17.39%) Microsoft App-V
3 2 (8.70%) Hyper-V
4 1 (4.35%) Forefront TMG
Systems Management
1 20 (86.96%) SCCM
2 14 (60.87%) SCVMM
3 5 (21.74%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
3 5 (21.74%) Backup Exec
4 1 (4.35%) WSUS
4 1 (4.35%) SCDPM
4 1 (4.35%) SCOrch
4 1 (4.35%) Forefront Identity Manager
Vendors
1 20 (86.96%) Microsoft
2 16 (69.57%) Citrix
3 11 (47.83%) VMware
4 5 (21.74%) Symantec
5 3 (13.04%) Oracle
6 1 (4.35%) SAP
6 1 (4.35%) Red Hat