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 28 July 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
28 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft System Center Operations Manager (SCOM)
Rank 114 121 117
Rank change year-on-year
+7 -4
Permanent jobs citing SCOM 8 2 4
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cheshire 0.47% 0.11% 0.23%
As % of the Systems Management category 8.79% 2.20% 4.82%
Number of salaries quoted 8 1 4
Average salary £40,000 £60,000 £37,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-33.33% +62.16%
90% offered a salary of more than £38,500 £60,000 £35,800
10% offered a salary of more than £42,000 £60,000 £48,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £42,500 £40,500
% change year-on-year
-5.88% +4.93%
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
91 91 83
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cheshire 5.30% 5.10% 4.78%
Number of salaries quoted 78 65 49
Average salary £40,000 £37,500 £50,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.66% -25.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,350 £30,000 £33,400
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £62,500 £51,750
UK excluding London average salary £43,000 £42,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+1.17% -

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 28 July 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
Runcorn - 2 £40,000 -
Macclesfield - 1 £35,000 -
SCOM
North West

SCOM
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cheshire

For the 6 months to 28 July 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 16 (100.00%) Windows
1 16 (100.00%) VMware
1 16 (100.00%) SCCM
2 15 (93.75%) Windows Server 2008
2 15 (93.75%) MS Exchange
3 10 (62.50%) Microsoft
3 10 (62.50%) Exchange Server 2007
4 9 (56.25%) Hyper-V
4 9 (56.25%) NetApp
5 7 (43.75%) Active Directory
5 7 (43.75%) ITIL
6 6 (37.50%) Exchange Server 2010
7 5 (31.25%) EMC NetWorker
7 5 (31.25%) EMC
7 5 (31.25%) McAfee
8 2 (12.50%) Problem Management
8 2 (12.50%) Windows Server 2003
8 2 (12.50%) Internet
8 2 (12.50%) Cisco Certification
8 2 (12.50%) Microsoft Certification
8 2 (12.50%) CCNA
8 2 (12.50%) Cisco
8 2 (12.50%) DNS
8 2 (12.50%) MS Excel
9 1 (6.25%) CRM
9 1 (6.25%) SharePoint
9 1 (6.25%) Windows XP
9 1 (6.25%) MCSE
9 1 (6.25%) SQL
9 1 (6.25%) SQL Server

SCOM
Top Related IT Skills in Cheshire by Category

For the 6 months to 28 July 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 15 (93.75%) MS Exchange
2 10 (62.50%) Exchange Server 2007
3 6 (37.50%) Exchange Server 2010
4 1 (6.25%) SharePoint
Applications
1 2 (12.50%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 1 (6.25%) Mimecast
Communications & Networking
1 2 (12.50%) Internet
1 2 (12.50%) DNS
2 1 (6.25%) LAN
2 1 (6.25%) WAN
2 1 (6.25%) DHCP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (6.25%) SQL Server
Job Titles
1 8 (50.00%) Infrastructure Specialist
2 5 (31.25%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 3 (18.75%) Analyst
3 3 (18.75%) Consultant
3 3 (18.75%) Infrastructure Support Engineer
3 3 (18.75%) Support Engineer
3 3 (18.75%) 3rd Line Support
3 3 (18.75%) Infrastructure Analyst
4 2 (12.50%) Infrastructure Support Analyst
4 2 (12.50%) Server Specialist
4 2 (12.50%) Infrastructure Consultant
4 2 (12.50%) Storage Specialist
4 2 (12.50%) 3rd Line Support Analyst
4 2 (12.50%) Support Analyst
5 1 (6.25%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
5 1 (6.25%) Storage Consultant
5 1 (6.25%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 1 (6.25%) Thin Client
1 1 (6.25%) Fat Client
Operating Systems
1 16 (100.00%) Windows
2 15 (93.75%) Windows Server 2008
3 2 (12.50%) Windows Server 2003
4 1 (6.25%) Windows XP
4 1 (6.25%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (43.75%) ITIL
2 2 (12.50%) Problem Management
3 1 (6.25%) CRM
3 1 (6.25%) Root Cause Analysis
3 1 (6.25%) Mentoring
3 1 (6.25%) Coaching
3 1 (6.25%) Service Delivery
Programming Languages
1 1 (6.25%) SQL
Qualifications
1 2 (12.50%) Cisco Certification
1 2 (12.50%) Microsoft Certification
1 2 (12.50%) CCNA
2 1 (6.25%) MCSE
2 1 (6.25%) ITIL Certification
2 1 (6.25%) MCITP
2 1 (6.25%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (6.25%) SLA
System Software
1 9 (56.25%) Hyper-V
2 7 (43.75%) Active Directory
3 1 (6.25%) Terminal Services
3 1 (6.25%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 16 (100.00%) SCCM
2 5 (31.25%) EMC NetWorker
3 1 (6.25%) WSUS
Vendors
1 16 (100.00%) VMware
2 10 (62.50%) Microsoft
3 9 (56.25%) NetApp
4 5 (31.25%) EMC
4 5 (31.25%) McAfee
5 2 (12.50%) Cisco
6 1 (6.25%) HP
6 1 (6.25%) Citrix