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 19 December 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
19 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft System Center Operations Manager (SCOM)
Rank 106 102 111
Rank change year-on-year
-4 +9
Permanent jobs citing SCOM 8 8 12
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cambridge 0.45% 0.55% 0.63%
As % of the Systems Management category 14.55% 10.39% 11.43%
Number of salaries quoted 8 8 12
Average salary £35,500 £41,250 £46,250
Average salary % change year-on-year
-13.93% -10.81%
UK excluding London average salary £41,500 £38,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+9.21% -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
55 77 105
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cambridge 3.13% 5.29% 5.53%
Number of salaries quoted 45 55 82
Average salary £36,500 £40,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-9.87% +1.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £30,950 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £55,000 £47,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £42,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -4.76%

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 19 December 2014, 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 23 (100.00%) Microsoft
2 20 (86.96%) VMware
3 18 (78.26%) SCCM
4 12 (52.17%) Oracle EBS
4 12 (52.17%) Active Directory
4 12 (52.17%) Apache
4 12 (52.17%) RHCE
4 12 (52.17%) Oracle
4 12 (52.17%) SAP
4 12 (52.17%) Oracle Database
4 12 (52.17%) ERP
4 12 (52.17%) Migration
4 12 (52.17%) Performance Tuning
4 12 (52.17%) Red Hat
4 12 (52.17%) CentOS
4 12 (52.17%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 12 (52.17%) SQL
4 12 (52.17%) T-SQL
4 12 (52.17%) Linux
5 11 (47.83%) SCVMM
6 8 (34.78%) Citrix
7 7 (30.43%) Data Analysis
7 7 (30.43%) ITIL
7 7 (30.43%) EMC
7 7 (30.43%) OCP
7 7 (30.43%) Oracle Certification
7 7 (30.43%) DHCP
7 7 (30.43%) DNS
7 7 (30.43%) vSphere
7 7 (30.43%) Oracle Enterprise Manager

SCOM
Top Related IT Skills in Cambridge by Category

For the 6 months to 19 December 2014, 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 12 (52.17%) Apache
2 1 (4.35%) SharePoint
2 1 (4.35%) SharePoint 2010
2 1 (4.35%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 2 (8.70%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 12 (52.17%) Oracle EBS
Communications & Networking
1 7 (30.43%) DHCP
1 7 (30.43%) DNS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (52.17%) Oracle Database
2 2 (8.70%) SQL Server 2008
2 2 (8.70%) SQL Server 2012
2 2 (8.70%) SQL Server
3 1 (4.35%) Microsoft Analysis Services
3 1 (4.35%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 1 (4.35%) SQL Server Analysis Services
General
1 7 (30.43%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 12 (52.17%) Administrator
1 12 (52.17%) Linux Systems Administrator
1 12 (52.17%) Linux Administrator
1 12 (52.17%) Systems Administrator
2 3 (13.04%) Consultant
3 1 (4.35%) Technical Consultant
3 1 (4.35%) SCCM Consultant
Miscellaneous
1 7 (30.43%) PKI
Operating Systems
1 12 (52.17%) CentOS
1 12 (52.17%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
1 12 (52.17%) Linux
2 2 (8.70%) Windows Server 2008
2 2 (8.70%) Windows
2 2 (8.70%) Windows 7
2 2 (8.70%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (52.17%) ERP
1 12 (52.17%) Migration
1 12 (52.17%) Performance Tuning
2 7 (30.43%) Data Analysis
2 7 (30.43%) ITIL
3 1 (4.35%) Mentoring
Programming Languages
1 12 (52.17%) SQL
1 12 (52.17%) T-SQL
2 7 (30.43%) Perl
Qualifications
1 12 (52.17%) RHCE
2 7 (30.43%) OCP
2 7 (30.43%) Oracle Certification
3 1 (4.35%) SC Cleared
3 1 (4.35%) Security Cleared
3 1 (4.35%) Microsoft Certification
System Software
1 12 (52.17%) Active Directory
2 7 (30.43%) VMware ESX
2 7 (30.43%) Oracle RMAN
2 7 (30.43%) vSphere
3 1 (4.35%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 18 (78.26%) SCCM
2 11 (47.83%) SCVMM
3 7 (30.43%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
3 7 (30.43%) EMC NetWorker
4 1 (4.35%) SCOrch
Vendors
1 23 (100.00%) Microsoft
2 20 (86.96%) VMware
3 12 (52.17%) Red Hat
3 12 (52.17%) Oracle
3 12 (52.17%) SAP
4 8 (34.78%) Citrix
5 7 (30.43%) EMC