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 October 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
24 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft System Center Operations Manager (SCOM)
Rank 131 112 126
Rank change year-on-year
-19 +14
Permanent jobs citing SCOM 6 9 9
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cheshire 0.30% 0.54% 0.45%
As % of the Systems Management category 3.82% 10.47% 7.89%
Number of salaries quoted 6 5 8
Average salary £40,000 £37,500 £43,750
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.66% -14.28%
90% offered a salary of more than £34,250 £27,900 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £42,000 £40,500 £60,050
UK excluding London average salary £42,000 £41,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+2.43% -3.52%
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
157 86 114
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cheshire 7.90% 5.17% 5.65%
Number of salaries quoted 123 59 87
Average salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +6.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £29,500 £27,000 £30,600
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £49,800 £62,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+2.40% +3.75%

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 October 2014. 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 - 3 £41,500 -
Chester +4 1 £40,000 -
Crewe - 1 £37,500 -
Warrington - 1 £31,000 -
SCOM
North West

SCOM
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cheshire

For the 6 months to 24 October 2014, 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 7 (87.50%) Microsoft
2 6 (75.00%) SCCM
3 5 (62.50%) Symantec
4 4 (50.00%) McAfee
4 4 (50.00%) Norton AntiVirus
4 4 (50.00%) BMC PATROL
4 4 (50.00%) Nagios
4 4 (50.00%) Tripwire
4 4 (50.00%) HP
4 4 (50.00%) BMC
4 4 (50.00%) CA
4 4 (50.00%) Windows
4 4 (50.00%) BladeLogic
4 4 (50.00%) McAfee ePO
4 4 (50.00%) Trend Micro
5 2 (25.00%) Hyper-V
5 2 (25.00%) Active Directory
5 2 (25.00%) Citrix
5 2 (25.00%) Microsoft Certification
6 1 (12.50%) SAP
6 1 (12.50%) Change Management
6 1 (12.50%) Stakeholder Management
6 1 (12.50%) VMware
6 1 (12.50%) Backup Exec
6 1 (12.50%) Microsoft App-V
6 1 (12.50%) Dell
6 1 (12.50%) CommVault
6 1 (12.50%) Thin Client
6 1 (12.50%) Netcool
6 1 (12.50%) AIX

SCOM
Top Related IT Skills in Cheshire by Category

For the 6 months to 24 October 2014, 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 1 (12.50%) MS Exchange
1 1 (12.50%) Exchange Server 2010
1 1 (12.50%) Exchange Server 2013
Applications
1 1 (12.50%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 1 (12.50%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 1 (12.50%) DHCP
1 1 (12.50%) DNS
1 1 (12.50%) iSCSI
Job Titles
1 2 (25.00%) Server Engineer
1 2 (25.00%) Server Specialist
2 1 (12.50%) Architect
2 1 (12.50%) Technical Architect
2 1 (12.50%) 3rd Line Support
2 1 (12.50%) Engineering Manager
2 1 (12.50%) Infrastructure Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 1 (12.50%) Thin Client
1 1 (12.50%) Fat Client
Operating Systems
1 4 (50.00%) Windows
2 1 (12.50%) AIX
2 1 (12.50%) Linux
2 1 (12.50%) Windows 7
2 1 (12.50%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (12.50%) Change Management
1 1 (12.50%) Stakeholder Management
Qualifications
1 2 (25.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 1 (12.50%) MCSE
2 1 (12.50%) MCSA
System Software
1 2 (25.00%) Active Directory
1 2 (25.00%) Hyper-V
2 1 (12.50%) Microsoft App-V
2 1 (12.50%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 6 (75.00%) SCCM
2 4 (50.00%) McAfee ePO
2 4 (50.00%) BMC PATROL
2 4 (50.00%) Nagios
2 4 (50.00%) Norton AntiVirus
2 4 (50.00%) BladeLogic
3 1 (12.50%) WSUS
3 1 (12.50%) Netcool
3 1 (12.50%) Backup Exec
3 1 (12.50%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
3 1 (12.50%) SCOrch
Vendors
1 7 (87.50%) Microsoft
2 5 (62.50%) Symantec
3 4 (50.00%) McAfee
3 4 (50.00%) BMC
3 4 (50.00%) CA
3 4 (50.00%) HP
3 4 (50.00%) Tripwire
3 4 (50.00%) Trend Micro
4 2 (25.00%) Citrix
5 1 (12.50%) SAP
5 1 (12.50%) Dell
5 1 (12.50%) CommVault
5 1 (12.50%) VMware