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 24 April 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
24 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft System Center Operations Manager (SCOM)
Rank 105 118 128
Rank change year-on-year
+13 +10
Permanent jobs citing SCOM 8 7 6
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cheshire 0.47% 0.39% 0.32%
As % of the Systems Management category 15.09% 6.19% 5.94%
Number of salaries quoted 8 5 4
Average salary £40,000 £33,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+21.21% -12.00%
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £45,000 £47,500
% change year-on-year
-11.11% -5.26%
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
53 113 101
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cheshire 3.10% 6.29% 5.40%
Number of salaries quoted 48 70 60
Average salary £40,000 £40,000 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- -11.11%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £30,000 £37,500
10% offered a salary of more than £48,000 £62,500 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £41,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+2.40% -2.35%

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 24 April 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
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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
Warrington - 4 £40,000 - 2
Runcorn -4 3 £40,000 +21.21%
Wilmslow - 1 £42,500 -
SCOM
North West

SCOM
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cheshire

For the 6 months to 24 April 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 23 (88.46%) Microsoft
1 23 (88.46%) SCCM
2 19 (73.08%) VMware
2 19 (73.08%) Windows
3 17 (65.38%) MS Exchange
3 17 (65.38%) Windows Server 2008
3 17 (65.38%) Hyper-V
4 16 (61.54%) NetApp
5 9 (34.62%) Exchange Server 2007
5 9 (34.62%) McAfee
6 8 (30.77%) EMC
6 8 (30.77%) EMC NetWorker
7 6 (23.08%) MS Excel
8 5 (19.23%) Service Management
9 4 (15.38%) Symantec
9 4 (15.38%) Active Directory
9 4 (15.38%) DHCP
9 4 (15.38%) DNS
10 2 (7.69%) BladeLogic
10 2 (7.69%) Tripwire
10 2 (7.69%) Backup Exec
10 2 (7.69%) Fat Client
10 2 (7.69%) WSUS
10 2 (7.69%) VMware Infrastructure
10 2 (7.69%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
10 2 (7.69%) SCOrch
10 2 (7.69%) Trend Micro
10 2 (7.69%) McAfee ePO
10 2 (7.69%) Norton AntiVirus
10 2 (7.69%) Thin Client

SCOM
Top Related IT Skills in Cheshire by Category

For the 6 months to 24 April 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 17 (65.38%) MS Exchange
2 9 (34.62%) Exchange Server 2007
3 1 (3.85%) Exchange Server 2010
3 1 (3.85%) SharePoint
Applications
1 6 (23.08%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 4 (15.38%) DHCP
1 4 (15.38%) DNS
2 1 (3.85%) iSCSI
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (7.69%) SQL Server
Job Titles
1 13 (50.00%) Infrastructure Specialist
2 5 (19.23%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 4 (15.38%) Architect
3 4 (15.38%) Consultant
3 4 (15.38%) Solutions Architect
4 3 (11.54%) Server Specialist
5 2 (7.69%) Server Engineer
5 2 (7.69%) Infrastructure Consultant
5 2 (7.69%) Storage Specialist
6 1 (3.85%) Storage Consultant
6 1 (3.85%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
6 1 (3.85%) Cloud Solutions Architect
6 1 (3.85%) Cloud Architect
6 1 (3.85%) Technical Consultant
6 1 (3.85%) Infrastructure Analyst
6 1 (3.85%) Analyst
6 1 (3.85%) Technical Specialist
Miscellaneous
1 2 (7.69%) Thin Client
1 2 (7.69%) Fat Client
Operating Systems
1 19 (73.08%) Windows
2 17 (65.38%) Windows Server 2008
3 1 (3.85%) Windows XP
3 1 (3.85%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (19.23%) Service Management
2 2 (7.69%) ITIL
3 1 (3.85%) Change Management
3 1 (3.85%) Root Cause Analysis
Qualifications
1 2 (7.69%) Microsoft Certification
2 1 (3.85%) MCITP
2 1 (3.85%) Degree
2 1 (3.85%) MCSA
2 1 (3.85%) CCNA
2 1 (3.85%) Cisco Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (3.85%) SLA
System Software
1 17 (65.38%) Hyper-V
2 4 (15.38%) Active Directory
3 2 (7.69%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 23 (88.46%) SCCM
2 8 (30.77%) EMC NetWorker
3 2 (7.69%) McAfee ePO
3 2 (7.69%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
3 2 (7.69%) SCOrch
3 2 (7.69%) BMC PATROL
3 2 (7.69%) Nagios
3 2 (7.69%) Norton AntiVirus
3 2 (7.69%) Backup Exec
3 2 (7.69%) BladeLogic
3 2 (7.69%) WSUS
Vendors
1 23 (88.46%) Microsoft
2 19 (73.08%) VMware
3 16 (61.54%) NetApp
4 9 (34.62%) McAfee
5 8 (30.77%) EMC
6 4 (15.38%) Symantec
7 2 (7.69%) HP
7 2 (7.69%) Dell
7 2 (7.69%) Citrix
7 2 (7.69%) BMC
7 2 (7.69%) CA
7 2 (7.69%) CommVault
7 2 (7.69%) Tripwire
7 2 (7.69%) Trend Micro
8 1 (3.85%) Cisco
Warrington, Cheshire
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