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 12 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
12 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft System Center Operations Manager (SCOM)
Rank 100 112 118
Rank change year-on-year
+12 +6
Permanent jobs citing SCOM 2 15 3
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cheshire 0.16% 0.81% 0.19%
As % of the Systems Management category 2.44% 13.16% 2.68%
Number of salaries quoted 1 13 3
Average salary £55,000 £36,500 £50,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+50.68% -27.00%
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%
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
82 114 112
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cheshire 6.39% 6.19% 7.00%
Number of salaries quoted 71 98 67
Average salary £37,500 £40,000 £50,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-6.25% -20.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £21,500 £25,000 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £52,500 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+5.88% +6.25%

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
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 12 February 2016. 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 - 2 £55,000 -
SCOM
North West

SCOM
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cheshire

For the 6 months to 12 February 2016, 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 8 (100.00%) Windows
2 7 (87.50%) ITIL
2 7 (87.50%) Active Directory
2 7 (87.50%) VMware
2 7 (87.50%) SCCM
3 6 (75.00%) Windows Server
4 5 (62.50%) VMware Infrastructure
5 4 (50.00%) Windows Server 2008
5 4 (50.00%) Exchange Server 2010
5 4 (50.00%) Exchange Server 2007
5 4 (50.00%) MS Exchange
6 3 (37.50%) DNS
6 3 (37.50%) Terminal Services
6 3 (37.50%) Windows Server 2003
6 3 (37.50%) Microsoft
7 2 (25.00%) Scrum
7 2 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
7 2 (25.00%) Dynamics AX
7 2 (25.00%) Enterprise Architecture
7 2 (25.00%) Resource Management
7 2 (25.00%) Windows 7
7 2 (25.00%) Service Delivery
7 2 (25.00%) Citrix
7 2 (25.00%) JD Edwards
7 2 (25.00%) ERP
7 2 (25.00%) Java
7 2 (25.00%) .NET
8 1 (12.50%) SQL Server
8 1 (12.50%) SAP
8 1 (12.50%) Perl

SCOM
Top Related IT Skills in Cheshire by Category

For the 6 months to 12 February 2016, 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 4 (50.00%) Exchange Server 2007
1 4 (50.00%) Exchange Server 2010
1 4 (50.00%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 1 (12.50%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 2 (25.00%) Dynamics AX
Cloud Services
1 1 (12.50%) Mimecast
Communications & Networking
1 3 (37.50%) DNS
2 1 (12.50%) Internet
2 1 (12.50%) LAN
2 1 (12.50%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (12.50%) SQL Server
General
1 1 (12.50%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 3 (37.50%) 3rd Line Infrastructure Support
1 3 (37.50%) 3rd Line Support
2 2 (25.00%) 3rd Line Infrastructure Engineer
2 2 (25.00%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
2 2 (25.00%) Analyst
2 2 (25.00%) Architect
2 2 (25.00%) Infrastructure Analyst
2 2 (25.00%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 2 (25.00%) Infrastructure Support Engineer
2 2 (25.00%) Support Engineer
2 2 (25.00%) Technical Architect
3 1 (12.50%) Customer Engineer
3 1 (12.50%) Customer Support Engineer
3 1 (12.50%) Infrastructure Specialist
3 1 (12.50%) Infrastructure Support Analyst
3 1 (12.50%) IT Support Engineer
3 1 (12.50%) Server Support
3 1 (12.50%) Server Support Analyst
3 1 (12.50%) Support Analyst
3 1 (12.50%) Windows Support Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (25.00%) .NET
2 1 (12.50%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 1 (12.50%) Analytical Skills
1 1 (12.50%) Fat Client
1 1 (12.50%) Mainframe
1 1 (12.50%) Thin Client
Operating Systems
1 8 (100.00%) Windows
2 6 (75.00%) Windows Server
3 4 (50.00%) Windows Server 2008
4 3 (37.50%) Windows Server 2003
5 2 (25.00%) Windows 7
6 1 (12.50%) AIX
6 1 (12.50%) HPUX
6 1 (12.50%) Linux
6 1 (12.50%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (87.50%) ITIL
2 2 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
2 2 (25.00%) Enterprise Architecture
2 2 (25.00%) ERP
2 2 (25.00%) Resource Management
2 2 (25.00%) Scrum
2 2 (25.00%) Service Delivery
3 1 (12.50%) Change Management
3 1 (12.50%) CRM
3 1 (12.50%) Problem Management
3 1 (12.50%) Risk Management
3 1 (12.50%) Stakeholder Engagement
Programming Languages
1 2 (25.00%) Java
2 1 (12.50%) Perl
2 1 (12.50%) SQL
System Software
1 7 (87.50%) Active Directory
2 5 (62.50%) VMware Infrastructure
3 3 (37.50%) Terminal Services
Systems Management
1 7 (87.50%) SCCM
2 1 (12.50%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
2 1 (12.50%) Netcool
Vendors
1 7 (87.50%) VMware
2 3 (37.50%) Microsoft
3 2 (25.00%) Citrix
3 2 (25.00%) JD Edwards
4 1 (12.50%) Cisco
4 1 (12.50%) HP
4 1 (12.50%) SAP