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

Location
3 months to
27 Feb 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft System Center Operations Manager (SCOM)
Rank 105 111 139
Rank change year-on-year
+6 +28
Permanent jobs citing SCOM 16 4 1
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cheshire 0.86% 0.26% 0.050%
As % of the Systems Management category 16.16% 3.92% 0.92%
Number of salaries quoted 14 4 1
Average salary £37,000 £41,500 £36,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-10.84% +13.69%
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £38,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+5.26% -10.58%
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
99 102 109
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cheshire 5.29% 6.53% 5.47%
Number of salaries quoted 85 72 65
Average salary £39,000 £50,000 £57,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-22.00% -13.04%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £32,500 £37,500
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £62,500 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+4.93% -4.70%

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 27 February 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 27 February 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 -8 4 £35,750 +8.33%
Warrington - 4 £36,250 -
Wilmslow - 1 £42,500 -
SCOM
North West

SCOM
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cheshire

For the 6 months to 27 February 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 (83.33%) Microsoft
2 19 (79.17%) SCCM
3 15 (62.50%) Windows
4 14 (58.33%) VMware
5 12 (50.00%) Hyper-V
6 11 (45.83%) Windows Server 2008
6 11 (45.83%) MS Exchange
7 10 (41.67%) NetApp
8 8 (33.33%) McAfee
9 7 (29.17%) Symantec
10 6 (25.00%) MS Excel
10 6 (25.00%) Exchange Server 2007
11 5 (20.83%) EMC NetWorker
11 5 (20.83%) Service Management
11 5 (20.83%) DHCP
11 5 (20.83%) DNS
11 5 (20.83%) Active Directory
11 5 (20.83%) EMC
12 4 (16.67%) Citrix
12 4 (16.67%) BMC
12 4 (16.67%) CA
12 4 (16.67%) BMC PATROL
12 4 (16.67%) Nagios
12 4 (16.67%) Norton AntiVirus
12 4 (16.67%) HP
12 4 (16.67%) Tripwire
12 4 (16.67%) BladeLogic
12 4 (16.67%) Trend Micro
12 4 (16.67%) McAfee ePO
13 3 (12.50%) Symantec Endpoint Protection

SCOM
Top Related IT Skills in Cheshire by Category

For the 6 months to 27 February 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 11 (45.83%) MS Exchange
2 6 (25.00%) Exchange Server 2007
3 1 (4.17%) Exchange Server 2010
3 1 (4.17%) SharePoint
Applications
1 6 (25.00%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 5 (20.83%) DHCP
1 5 (20.83%) DNS
2 2 (8.33%) iSCSI
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (8.33%) SQL Server
Job Titles
1 8 (33.33%) Infrastructure Specialist
2 6 (25.00%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 4 (16.67%) Architect
3 4 (16.67%) Solutions Architect
4 3 (12.50%) Server Engineer
5 2 (8.33%) Server Specialist
6 1 (4.17%) Cloud Solutions Architect
6 1 (4.17%) Cloud Architect
6 1 (4.17%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
6 1 (4.17%) Technical Consultant
6 1 (4.17%) Infrastructure Analyst
6 1 (4.17%) Engineering Manager
6 1 (4.17%) Analyst
6 1 (4.17%) Consultant
6 1 (4.17%) Technical Specialist
Miscellaneous
1 3 (12.50%) Thin Client
1 3 (12.50%) Fat Client
Operating Systems
1 15 (62.50%) Windows
2 11 (45.83%) Windows Server 2008
3 1 (4.17%) AIX
3 1 (4.17%) Linux
3 1 (4.17%) Windows XP
3 1 (4.17%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (20.83%) Service Management
2 2 (8.33%) Change Management
2 2 (8.33%) ITIL
3 1 (4.17%) Stakeholder Management
3 1 (4.17%) Root Cause Analysis
Qualifications
1 3 (12.50%) Microsoft Certification
2 2 (8.33%) MCSA
3 1 (4.17%) CCNA
3 1 (4.17%) Cisco Certification
3 1 (4.17%) MCITP
3 1 (4.17%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (4.17%) SLA
System Software
1 12 (50.00%) Hyper-V
2 5 (20.83%) Active Directory
3 3 (12.50%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 19 (79.17%) SCCM
2 5 (20.83%) EMC NetWorker
3 4 (16.67%) BladeLogic
3 4 (16.67%) BMC PATROL
3 4 (16.67%) Nagios
3 4 (16.67%) Norton AntiVirus
3 4 (16.67%) McAfee ePO
4 3 (12.50%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
4 3 (12.50%) Backup Exec
4 3 (12.50%) WSUS
5 2 (8.33%) SCOrch
6 1 (4.17%) Netcool
Vendors
1 20 (83.33%) Microsoft
2 14 (58.33%) VMware
3 10 (41.67%) NetApp
4 8 (33.33%) McAfee
5 7 (29.17%) Symantec
6 5 (20.83%) EMC
7 4 (16.67%) Citrix
7 4 (16.67%) BMC
7 4 (16.67%) CA
7 4 (16.67%) HP
7 4 (16.67%) Tripwire
7 4 (16.67%) Trend Micro
8 3 (12.50%) Dell
8 3 (12.50%) CommVault
9 1 (4.17%) SAP
9 1 (4.17%) Cisco