The table below looks at the statistics for SCOM skills in IT jobs advertised for the Cheshire region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited SCOM over the 3 months to 4 September 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
4 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft System Center Operations Manager (SCOM)
Rank 119 122 111
Rank change year-on-year
+3 -11
Permanent jobs citing SCOM 12 3 5
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cheshire 0.69% 0.15% 0.32%
As % of the Systems Management category 11.76% 2.01% 5.88%
Number of salaries quoted 11 2 4
Average salary £42,000 £40,750 £33,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+3.06% +23.48%
90% offered a salary of more than £40,000 £40,150 £27,800
10% offered a salary of more than £42,500 £41,350 £41,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £42,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+1.19% +5.00%
SCOM
North West

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

Systems Management Category
Cheshire
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Systems Management category
102 149 85
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cheshire 5.87% 7.68% 5.42%
Number of salaries quoted 90 107 59
Average salary £38,750 £41,500 £53,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-6.62% -22.42%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,500 £29,500 £28,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £62,500 £52,500
UK excluding London average salary £44,500 £42,500 £41,500
% change year-on-year
+4.70% +2.40%

SCOM
Jobs Demand Trend in Cheshire

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

SCOM Jobs Demand Trend in Cheshire

SCOM
Salary Trend in Cheshire

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

SCOM Salary Trend in Cheshire

SCOM
Salary Histogram in Cheshire

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing SCOM across the Cheshire region over the 3 months to 4 September 2015.

SCOM Salary Histogram in Cheshire

SCOM
Job Locations in Cheshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing SCOM within the Cheshire region over the 3 months to 4 September 2015. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Average Salary
Last 3 Months
Average Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Macclesfield - 1 £35,000 -
SCOM
North West

SCOM
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cheshire

For the 6 months to 4 September 2015, IT jobs across the Cheshire 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 (100.00%) Windows
2 19 (95.00%) VMware
2 19 (95.00%) SCCM
3 18 (90.00%) Windows Server 2008
3 18 (90.00%) MS Exchange
4 15 (75.00%) Exchange Server 2007
5 13 (65.00%) ITIL
6 12 (60.00%) Active Directory
7 10 (50.00%) Exchange Server 2010
8 9 (45.00%) Microsoft
9 8 (40.00%) NetApp
9 8 (40.00%) Hyper-V
10 5 (25.00%) McAfee
10 5 (25.00%) EMC NetWorker
10 5 (25.00%) EMC
11 4 (20.00%) VMware Infrastructure
12 2 (10.00%) Problem Management
12 2 (10.00%) DNS
12 2 (10.00%) Internet
13 1 (5.00%) Netcool
13 1 (5.00%) Middleware
13 1 (5.00%) HP
13 1 (5.00%) Thin Client
13 1 (5.00%) Terminal Services
13 1 (5.00%) Windows Server 2003
13 1 (5.00%) SLA
13 1 (5.00%) Cisco
13 1 (5.00%) CCNA
13 1 (5.00%) Citrix
13 1 (5.00%) Cisco Certification

SCOM
Top Related IT Skills in Cheshire by Category

For the 6 months to 4 September 2015, IT jobs across the Cheshire 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 18 (90.00%) MS Exchange
2 15 (75.00%) Exchange Server 2007
3 10 (50.00%) Exchange Server 2010
Applications
1 1 (5.00%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 1 (5.00%) Mimecast
Communications & Networking
1 2 (10.00%) DNS
1 2 (10.00%) Internet
2 1 (5.00%) LAN
2 1 (5.00%) WAN
2 1 (5.00%) DHCP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (5.00%) SQL Server
Job Titles
1 8 (40.00%) Infrastructure Specialist
2 7 (35.00%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 5 (25.00%) Infrastructure Support Engineer
3 5 (25.00%) Support Engineer
3 5 (25.00%) 3rd Line Support
4 4 (20.00%) Infrastructure Analyst
4 4 (20.00%) Analyst
5 3 (15.00%) Consultant
5 3 (15.00%) Support Analyst
5 3 (15.00%) Infrastructure Support Analyst
6 2 (10.00%) Infrastructure Consultant
6 2 (10.00%) Storage Specialist
6 2 (10.00%) Server Specialist
6 2 (10.00%) 3rd Line Support Analyst
7 1 (5.00%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
7 1 (5.00%) Storage Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (5.00%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 1 (5.00%) Thin Client
1 1 (5.00%) Mainframe
1 1 (5.00%) Fat Client
1 1 (5.00%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 20 (100.00%) Windows
2 18 (90.00%) Windows Server 2008
3 1 (5.00%) Windows Server 2012
3 1 (5.00%) AIX
3 1 (5.00%) HPUX
3 1 (5.00%) Solaris
3 1 (5.00%) Linux
3 1 (5.00%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (65.00%) ITIL
2 2 (10.00%) Problem Management
3 1 (5.00%) Stakeholder Engagement
3 1 (5.00%) Root Cause Analysis
3 1 (5.00%) Mentoring
3 1 (5.00%) Coaching
3 1 (5.00%) CRM
3 1 (5.00%) Service Delivery
3 1 (5.00%) Risk Management
Programming Languages
1 1 (5.00%) Java
1 1 (5.00%) Perl
1 1 (5.00%) SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (5.00%) MCSE
1 1 (5.00%) CCNA
1 1 (5.00%) Cisco Certification
1 1 (5.00%) Microsoft Certification
1 1 (5.00%) ITIL Certification
1 1 (5.00%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (5.00%) SLA
System Software
1 12 (60.00%) Active Directory
2 8 (40.00%) Hyper-V
3 4 (20.00%) VMware Infrastructure
4 1 (5.00%) Terminal Services
Systems Management
1 19 (95.00%) SCCM
2 5 (25.00%) EMC NetWorker
3 1 (5.00%) Netcool
3 1 (5.00%) WSUS
Vendors
1 19 (95.00%) VMware
2 9 (45.00%) Microsoft
3 8 (40.00%) NetApp
4 5 (25.00%) McAfee
4 5 (25.00%) EMC
5 1 (5.00%) Citrix
5 1 (5.00%) HP
5 1 (5.00%) Cisco