The table below looks at the statistics for SCOM skills in IT jobs advertised for the Cheshire region. Included is a guide to the salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited SCOM over the 3 months to 23 February 2017 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
23 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Microsoft System Center Operations Manager (SCOM)
North West / Cheshire
Rank 85 102 113
Rank change year-on-year
+17 +11
Permanent jobs citing SCOM 3 2 16
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cheshire 0.30% 0.15% 0.86%
As % of the Systems Management category 4.76% 2.41% 13.33%
Number of salaries quoted 1 1 14
Median salary £42,500 £55,000 £37,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
-22.72% +48.64%
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+12.50% -

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
63 83 120
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cheshire 6.26% 6.39% 6.42%
Number of salaries quoted 50 73 107
Median salary £55,000 £37,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+46.66% -6.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £36,000 £21,500 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £69,000 £55,000
UK excluding London median salary £47,500 £45,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+5.55% +5.88%

SCOM
Jobs Demand Trend in Cheshire

The demand trend of job ads across the Cheshire region citing SCOM as a proportion of all IT jobs with a match in 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 median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing SCOM within the Cheshire region over the 3 months to 23 February 2017. 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 Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Chester - 1 £42,500 -
SCOM
North West

SCOM
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cheshire

For the 6 months to 23 February 2017, IT jobs citing SCOM also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the Cheshire region with a requirement for SCOM.

1 12 (100.00%) Windows
2 10 (83.33%) Microsoft
2 10 (83.33%) Windows Server
3 9 (75.00%) VMware Infrastructure
3 9 (75.00%) Active Directory
3 9 (75.00%) VMware
4 8 (66.67%) Finance
4 8 (66.67%) SCCM
5 6 (50.00%) PowerShell
6 5 (41.67%) Windows Server 2012
6 5 (41.67%) Microsoft Certification
6 5 (41.67%) Workflow
6 5 (41.67%) ITIL
6 5 (41.67%) SLA
6 5 (41.67%) MS Exchange
7 4 (33.33%) SOA
7 4 (33.33%) Back Office
7 4 (33.33%) Risk Management
7 4 (33.33%) Telecoms
7 4 (33.33%) Disaster Recovery
7 4 (33.33%) Marketing
7 4 (33.33%) Microsoft Virtual Server
7 4 (33.33%) Direct Marketing
7 4 (33.33%) Information Management
7 4 (33.33%) Exchange Server 2007
7 4 (33.33%) Windows 7
7 4 (33.33%) Windows Server 2008
7 4 (33.33%) Hyper-V
7 4 (33.33%) Patch Management
7 4 (33.33%) Data Centre

SCOM
Top Related IT Skills in Cheshire by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 5 (41.67%) MS Exchange
2 4 (33.33%) Exchange Server 2007
2 4 (33.33%) Exchange Server 2013
3 1 (8.33%) Exchange Server 2010
3 1 (8.33%) IIS
3 1 (8.33%) SharePoint
Applications
1 1 (8.33%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 1 (8.33%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (8.33%) IaaS
1 1 (8.33%) Microsoft Azure
1 1 (8.33%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 1 (8.33%) DMZ
1 1 (8.33%) DNS
1 1 (8.33%) NetScaler
1 1 (8.33%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (8.33%) DB2
Development Applications
1 1 (8.33%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 8 (66.67%) Finance
2 4 (33.33%) Back Office
2 4 (33.33%) Marketing
2 4 (33.33%) Telecoms
3 3 (25.00%) Financial Institution
4 2 (16.67%) Banking
4 2 (16.67%) Corporate Banking
Job Titles
1 4 (33.33%) Operations Engineer
2 1 (8.33%) 2nd Line Engineer
2 1 (8.33%) 2nd Line Support
2 1 (8.33%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
2 1 (8.33%) Analyst
2 1 (8.33%) Applications Specialist
2 1 (8.33%) Applications Support
2 1 (8.33%) Applications Support Specialist
2 1 (8.33%) Enterprise Management Analyst
2 1 (8.33%) Enterprise Management Engineer
2 1 (8.33%) Operations Support Engineer
2 1 (8.33%) Support Engineer
2 1 (8.33%) Support Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (16.67%) Web Services
2 1 (8.33%) .NET
2 1 (8.33%) ASP.NET
2 1 (8.33%) Middleware
2 1 (8.33%) WCF
2 1 (8.33%) WF
2 1 (8.33%) WSDL
2 1 (8.33%) XML
2 1 (8.33%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 4 (33.33%) Data Centre
2 2 (16.67%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (8.33%) Mainframe
3 1 (8.33%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 12 (100.00%) Windows
2 10 (83.33%) Windows Server
3 5 (41.67%) Windows Server 2012
4 4 (33.33%) Windows 7
4 4 (33.33%) Windows Server 2008
5 3 (25.00%) Linux
6 1 (8.33%) AIX
6 1 (8.33%) HPUX
6 1 (8.33%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 1 (8.33%) Solaris
6 1 (8.33%) Unix
6 1 (8.33%) VMS
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (41.67%) ITIL
1 5 (41.67%) Workflow
2 4 (33.33%) Direct Marketing
2 4 (33.33%) Disaster Recovery
2 4 (33.33%) Information Management
2 4 (33.33%) Patch Management
2 4 (33.33%) Risk Management
2 4 (33.33%) SOA
3 1 (8.33%) Asset Management
3 1 (8.33%) Continuous Improvement
3 1 (8.33%) Customer Engagement
3 1 (8.33%) Incident Management
3 1 (8.33%) Infrastructure Management
3 1 (8.33%) Mathematics
3 1 (8.33%) Problem Management
3 1 (8.33%) Service Management
3 1 (8.33%) Software Asset Management
3 1 (8.33%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 6 (50.00%) PowerShell
2 2 (16.67%) Java
2 2 (16.67%) Perl
2 2 (16.67%) SQL
2 2 (16.67%) VB
3 1 (8.33%) C
3 1 (8.33%) C#
3 1 (8.33%) JavaScript
3 1 (8.33%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 5 (41.67%) Microsoft Certification
2 1 (8.33%) MCSE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (41.67%) SLA
System Software
1 9 (75.00%) Active Directory
1 9 (75.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 4 (33.33%) Hyper-V
2 4 (33.33%) Microsoft Virtual Server
2 4 (33.33%) Virtual Servers
3 1 (8.33%) VMware ESX
3 1 (8.33%) VMware Workstation
3 1 (8.33%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 8 (66.67%) SCCM
2 2 (16.67%) Netcool
3 1 (8.33%) Ganglia
3 1 (8.33%) IBM BigFix
Vendors
1 10 (83.33%) Microsoft
2 9 (75.00%) VMware
3 1 (8.33%) CA
3 1 (8.33%) Cisco
3 1 (8.33%) Citrix
3 1 (8.33%) Dell
3 1 (8.33%) IBM
3 1 (8.33%) ServiceNow
3 1 (8.33%) Splunk