The table below looks at the statistics for SCOM skills in IT jobs advertised for the East Midlands region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited SCOM over the 3 months to 31 July 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
31 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft System Center Operations Manager (SCOM)
Rank 156 166 153
Rank change year-on-year
+10 -13
Permanent jobs citing SCOM 21 12 24
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the East Midlands 0.58% 0.32% 0.75%
As % of the Systems Management category 12.80% 8.63% 12.83%
Number of salaries quoted 15 11 23
Average salary £30,000 £39,000 £38,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-23.07% +2.63%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £22,500 £35,000
10% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £46,500 £46,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
-5.88% +6.25%
SCOM
England

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Systems Management category in permanent jobs advertised in the East Midlands region.

Systems Management Category
East Midlands
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Systems Management category
164 139 187
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the East Midlands 4.50% 3.70% 5.84%
Number of salaries quoted 121 97 163
Average salary £41,000 £40,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+2.50% -5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,000 £27,500 £29,500
10% offered a salary of more than £47,500 £55,000 £47,500
UK excluding London average salary £43,500 £42,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+2.35% -

SCOM
Jobs Demand Trend in the East Midlands

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing SCOM across the East Midlands region as a proportion of the total demand within the Systems Management category.

SCOM Jobs Demand Trend in the East Midlands

SCOM
Salary Trend in the East Midlands

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing SCOM across the East Midlands region.

SCOM Salary Trend in the East Midlands

SCOM
Salary Histogram in the East Midlands

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing SCOM across the East Midlands region over the 3 months to 31 July 2015.

SCOM Salary Histogram in the East Midlands

SCOM
Job Locations in the East Midlands

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing SCOM within the East Midlands region over the 3 months to 31 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
Nottinghamshire +3 10 £42,500 -8.60%
Derbyshire - 6 £45,000 -
Leicestershire +14 4 £28,000 -40.42%
Northamptonshire -1 4 £30,000 -14.28%
SCOM
England

SCOM
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the East Midlands

For the 6 months to 31 July 2015, IT jobs across the East Midlands 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 46 (100.00%) Windows
2 41 (89.13%) Microsoft
3 31 (67.39%) SCCM
4 28 (60.87%) Hyper-V
5 23 (50.00%) Windows Server 2012
5 23 (50.00%) Active Directory
6 20 (43.48%) Windows Server 2008
7 19 (41.30%) SQL Server
8 17 (36.96%) MS Exchange
9 16 (34.78%) VMware
10 15 (32.61%) Clustering
10 15 (32.61%) VMware Infrastructure
11 14 (30.43%) Disaster Recovery
11 14 (30.43%) HP
11 14 (30.43%) Linux
12 13 (28.26%) TCP/IP
12 13 (28.26%) PowerShell
13 12 (26.09%) Data Protection
13 12 (26.09%) Change Management
13 12 (26.09%) Altiris
13 12 (26.09%) Incident Management
13 12 (26.09%) Problem Management
13 12 (26.09%) Dell
13 12 (26.09%) IIS
14 11 (23.91%) SAN
15 10 (21.74%) SQL
15 10 (21.74%) Microsoft Azure
15 10 (21.74%) SC Cleared
15 10 (21.74%) Security Cleared
15 10 (21.74%) SCVMM

SCOM
Top Related IT Skills in the East Midlands by Category

For the 6 months to 31 July 2015, IT jobs across the East Midlands 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 (36.96%) MS Exchange
2 12 (26.09%) IIS
3 7 (15.22%) SharePoint
4 2 (4.35%) Lync
4 2 (4.35%) Exchange Server 2010
4 2 (4.35%) SharePoint 2013
4 2 (4.35%) Exchange Server 2013
5 1 (2.17%) Office Communications Server
Applications
1 3 (6.52%) MS Excel
2 1 (2.17%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 2 (4.35%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 10 (21.74%) Microsoft Azure
2 4 (8.70%) Azure Active Directory
3 3 (6.52%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 13 (28.26%) TCP/IP
2 11 (23.91%) SAN
3 4 (8.70%) IPsec
3 4 (8.70%) DNS
3 4 (8.70%) DHCP
4 2 (4.35%) Cisco ASA
4 2 (4.35%) LDAP
4 2 (4.35%) LAN
4 2 (4.35%) WAN
5 1 (2.17%) BIG-IP
5 1 (2.17%) Firewall
5 1 (2.17%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 19 (41.30%) SQL Server
2 5 (10.87%) SQL Server 2005
3 4 (8.70%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 4 (8.70%) SQL Server 2008
3 4 (8.70%) SQL Server 2012
3 4 (8.70%) DTS
3 4 (8.70%) SQL Server Reporting Services
General
1 2 (4.35%) Law
2 1 (2.17%) Retail
2 1 (2.17%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 17 (36.96%) Systems Engineer
2 9 (19.57%) Network Engineer
2 9 (19.57%) Operations Engineer
3 8 (17.39%) Consultant
3 8 (17.39%) Operations Manager
3 8 (17.39%) Systems Manager
4 6 (13.04%) Infrastructure Consultant
5 5 (10.87%) Cloud Consultant
5 5 (10.87%) Cloud Infrastructure Consultant
5 5 (10.87%) 3rd Line Support
6 4 (8.70%) Administrator
6 4 (8.70%) Senior Systems Engineer
6 4 (8.70%) Graduate
6 4 (8.70%) DBA
6 4 (8.70%) SQL DBA
7 2 (4.35%) Microsoft Consultant
7 2 (4.35%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
7 2 (4.35%) Support Engineer
8 1 (2.17%) Technical Specialist
8 1 (2.17%) Infrastructure Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 15 (32.61%) Clustering
2 8 (17.39%) Private Cloud
3 4 (8.70%) Computer Science
4 2 (4.35%) Kindle
4 2 (4.35%) Data Centre
5 1 (2.17%) Analytical Skills
5 1 (2.17%) Hybrid Cloud
5 1 (2.17%) Enterprise Cloud
5 1 (2.17%) Blackberry
5 1 (2.17%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 46 (100.00%) Windows
2 23 (50.00%) Windows Server 2012
3 20 (43.48%) Windows Server 2008
4 14 (30.43%) Linux
5 6 (13.04%) Windows Server 2003
6 2 (4.35%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 2 (4.35%) Windows 7
6 2 (4.35%) Windows 8
7 1 (2.17%) Windows 2000
7 1 (2.17%) Windows 2000 Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (30.43%) Disaster Recovery
2 12 (26.09%) Incident Management
2 12 (26.09%) Problem Management
2 12 (26.09%) Data Protection
2 12 (26.09%) Change Management
3 9 (19.57%) Root Cause Analysis
3 9 (19.57%) Kalman Filter
4 7 (15.22%) E-Commerce
5 4 (8.70%) Capacity Planning
5 4 (8.70%) Performance Tuning
6 2 (4.35%) Business Continuity
6 2 (4.35%) ITIL
6 2 (4.35%) CRM
6 2 (4.35%) Project Management
7 1 (2.17%) Service Delivery
7 1 (2.17%) PRINCE2
7 1 (2.17%) Configuration Management
7 1 (2.17%) Load Balancing
7 1 (2.17%) Continuous Improvement
7 1 (2.17%) Line Management
Programming Languages
1 13 (28.26%) PowerShell
2 10 (21.74%) SQL
3 4 (8.70%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 10 (21.74%) SC Cleared
1 10 (21.74%) Security Cleared
2 8 (17.39%) Microsoft Certification
3 5 (10.87%) MCSE
4 3 (6.52%) MCP
5 1 (2.17%) CCNP
5 1 (2.17%) Cisco Certification
5 1 (2.17%) MCITP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (4.35%) ISO 9001
2 1 (2.17%) SLA
System Software
1 28 (60.87%) Hyper-V
2 23 (50.00%) Active Directory
3 15 (32.61%) VMware Infrastructure
4 4 (8.70%) BitLocker
5 2 (4.35%) vSphere
6 1 (2.17%) Forefront TMG
6 1 (2.17%) VMware ESXi
6 1 (2.17%) ISA Server
6 1 (2.17%) Microsoft App-V
6 1 (2.17%) XenApp
6 1 (2.17%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 31 (67.39%) SCCM
2 10 (21.74%) SCVMM
3 9 (19.57%) SCOrch
4 7 (15.22%) SCSM
5 6 (13.04%) Forefront Identity Manager
6 4 (8.70%) Windows Intune
6 4 (8.70%) SCDPM
7 3 (6.52%) WSUS
8 1 (2.17%) HP Operations Orchestration
Vendors
1 41 (89.13%) Microsoft
2 16 (34.78%) VMware
3 14 (30.43%) HP
4 12 (26.09%) Dell
4 12 (26.09%) Altiris
5 4 (8.70%) Citrix
6 3 (6.52%) Cisco
7 2 (4.35%) F5
7 2 (4.35%) Red Hat
8 1 (2.17%) CheckPoint
8 1 (2.17%) SolarWinds
8 1 (2.17%) CommVault