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

Location
3 months to
2 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft System Center Operations Manager (SCOM)
Rank 112 118 118
Rank change year-on-year
+6 0
Permanent jobs citing SCOM 7 2 5
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cheshire 0.41% 0.12% 0.27%
As % of the Systems Management category 9.09% 2.27% 5.49%
Number of salaries quoted 7 1 5
Average salary £40,000 £60,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-33.33% +60.00%
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £45,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
-11.11% +5.88%
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
77 88 91
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cheshire 4.48% 5.09% 4.90%
Number of salaries quoted 65 61 53
Average salary £40,000 £35,000 £43,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+14.28% -19.54%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £30,000 £32,600
10% offered a salary of more than £57,750 £61,500 £49,250
UK excluding London average salary £43,500 £42,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+3.57% -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 2 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 - 5 £40,000 -
Macclesfield - 1 £35,000 -
SCOM
North West

SCOM
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cheshire

For the 6 months to 2 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 19 (100.00%) SCCM
2 17 (89.47%) Microsoft
3 16 (84.21%) Windows
3 16 (84.21%) VMware
4 15 (78.95%) Windows Server 2008
4 15 (78.95%) MS Exchange
5 13 (68.42%) NetApp
5 13 (68.42%) Hyper-V
6 7 (36.84%) Exchange Server 2007
7 6 (31.58%) EMC NetWorker
7 6 (31.58%) McAfee
7 6 (31.58%) EMC
8 5 (26.32%) MS Excel
9 3 (15.79%) Active Directory
9 3 (15.79%) ITIL
9 3 (15.79%) Service Management
10 2 (10.53%) Exchange Server 2010
10 2 (10.53%) Problem Management
10 2 (10.53%) Cisco
10 2 (10.53%) DNS
10 2 (10.53%) CCNA
10 2 (10.53%) Cisco Certification
10 2 (10.53%) Microsoft Certification
10 2 (10.53%) Windows Server 2003
10 2 (10.53%) Internet
11 1 (5.26%) Thin Client
11 1 (5.26%) Terminal Services
11 1 (5.26%) ITIL Certification
11 1 (5.26%) Citrix
11 1 (5.26%) HP

SCOM
Top Related IT Skills in Cheshire by Category

For the 6 months to 2 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 (78.95%) MS Exchange
2 7 (36.84%) Exchange Server 2007
3 2 (10.53%) Exchange Server 2010
4 1 (5.26%) SharePoint
Applications
1 5 (26.32%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 1 (5.26%) Mimecast
Communications & Networking
1 2 (10.53%) DNS
1 2 (10.53%) Internet
2 1 (5.26%) LAN
2 1 (5.26%) WAN
2 1 (5.26%) DHCP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (5.26%) SQL Server
Job Titles
1 12 (63.16%) Infrastructure Specialist
2 4 (21.05%) Consultant
3 3 (15.79%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 2 (10.53%) Solutions Architect
4 2 (10.53%) Infrastructure Consultant
4 2 (10.53%) Storage Specialist
4 2 (10.53%) Architect
4 2 (10.53%) Server Specialist
5 1 (5.26%) Infrastructure Support Engineer
5 1 (5.26%) Support Engineer
5 1 (5.26%) Technical Consultant
5 1 (5.26%) Technical Specialist
5 1 (5.26%) Storage Consultant
5 1 (5.26%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 1 (5.26%) Thin Client
1 1 (5.26%) Fat Client
Operating Systems
1 16 (84.21%) Windows
2 15 (78.95%) Windows Server 2008
3 2 (10.53%) Windows Server 2003
4 1 (5.26%) Windows Server 2012
4 1 (5.26%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (15.79%) ITIL
1 3 (15.79%) Service Management
2 2 (10.53%) Problem Management
3 1 (5.26%) Root Cause Analysis
3 1 (5.26%) Mentoring
3 1 (5.26%) Coaching
3 1 (5.26%) Service Delivery
3 1 (5.26%) CRM
Programming Languages
1 1 (5.26%) SQL
Qualifications
1 2 (10.53%) CCNA
1 2 (10.53%) Cisco Certification
1 2 (10.53%) Microsoft Certification
2 1 (5.26%) ITIL Certification
2 1 (5.26%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
2 1 (5.26%) MCITP
2 1 (5.26%) MCSE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (5.26%) SLA
System Software
1 13 (68.42%) Hyper-V
2 3 (15.79%) Active Directory
3 1 (5.26%) Terminal Services
3 1 (5.26%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 19 (100.00%) SCCM
2 6 (31.58%) EMC NetWorker
3 1 (5.26%) WSUS
Vendors
1 17 (89.47%) Microsoft
2 16 (84.21%) VMware
3 13 (68.42%) NetApp
4 6 (31.58%) McAfee
4 6 (31.58%) EMC
5 2 (10.53%) Cisco
6 1 (5.26%) Citrix
6 1 (5.26%) HP