The table below looks at the statistics for SCOM skills in IT jobs advertised for the England region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited SCOM over the 3 months to 30 January 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
30 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft System Center Operations Manager (SCOM)
Rank 328 371 396
Rank change year-on-year
+43 +25
Permanent jobs citing SCOM 841 649 626
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 0.85% 0.68% 0.61%
As % of the Systems Management category 12.71% 10.75% 10.83%
Number of salaries quoted 697 550 525
Average salary £45,000 £44,000 £47,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+2.27% -7.36%
90% offered a salary of more than £34,000 £27,500 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £57,500 £61,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £37,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -11.76%
SCOM
UK

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

Systems Management Category
England
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Systems Management category
6616 6035 5780
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 6.70% 6.31% 5.60%
Number of salaries quoted 5373 4787 4706
Average salary £47,500 £45,000 £45,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.55% -1.09%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £29,000 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £67,500 £65,000 £67,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -5.88%

SCOM
Jobs Demand Trend in England

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

SCOM Jobs Demand Trend in England

SCOM
Salary Trend in England

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

SCOM Salary Trend in England

SCOM
Salary Histogram in England

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing SCOM across the England region over the 3 months to 30 January 2015.

SCOM Salary Histogram in England

SCOM
Job Locations in England

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing SCOM within the England region over the 3 months to 30 January 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
London +55 360 £52,500 - 28
South East +7 180 £41,500 +3.75% 20
South West +13 68 £37,500 +56.25% 14
Yorkshire -2 61 £37,250 +6.42% 8
East of England -1 49 £40,000 - 3
West Midlands +10 45 £47,500 -2.06% 3
North West -8 40 £36,500 +30.94% 3
East Midlands +9 28 £42,000 +10.52% 4
Midlands -6 4 £52,500 +40.00%
North East -9 2 £38,750 -29.54%
SCOM
UK

SCOM
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 30 January 2015, IT jobs across the England 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 1206 (76.28%) Windows
2 1042 (65.91%) Microsoft
3 978 (61.86%) Active Directory
4 968 (61.23%) SCCM
5 734 (46.43%) VMware
6 652 (41.24%) Windows Server 2008
7 560 (35.42%) Hyper-V
8 555 (35.10%) Windows Server 2012
9 500 (31.63%) ITIL
10 488 (30.87%) MS Exchange
11 442 (27.96%) VMware Infrastructure
12 432 (27.32%) SAN
13 404 (25.55%) MS Excel
14 367 (23.21%) Microsoft Certification
15 355 (22.45%) SQL Server
16 352 (22.26%) Citrix
17 349 (22.07%) SQL
18 344 (21.76%) DNS
19 327 (20.68%) Windows Server 2003
20 320 (20.24%) HP
21 308 (19.48%) Exchange Server 2010
22 288 (18.22%) Cisco
23 266 (16.82%) MCSE
24 264 (16.70%) Lync
25 263 (16.64%) DHCP
26 260 (16.45%) PowerShell
27 254 (16.07%) SCVMM
28 232 (14.67%) SharePoint
29 228 (14.42%) Finance
30 223 (14.10%) Security Cleared

SCOM
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 30 January 2015, IT jobs across the England 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
1 488 (30.87%) MS Exchange
2 308 (19.48%) Exchange Server 2010
3 264 (16.70%) Lync
4 232 (14.67%) SharePoint
5 166 (10.50%) IIS
6 138 (8.73%) Exchange Server 2013
7 84 (5.31%) Exchange Server 2007
8 53 (3.35%) Office Communications Server
9 50 (3.16%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
10 48 (3.04%) SharePoint 2013
11 43 (2.72%) SharePoint 2010
12 29 (1.83%) Exchange Server 2003
13 25 (1.58%) Apache
14 21 (1.33%) Tomcat
15 19 (1.20%) BizTalk Server
15 19 (1.20%) SharePoint Server
16 18 (1.14%) Lotus Domino
17 13 (0.82%) JBoss
18 6 (0.38%) WebLogic
18 6 (0.38%) GlassFish
Applications
1 404 (25.55%) MS Excel
2 114 (7.21%) MS Office
3 17 (1.08%) MS Visio
4 8 (0.51%) MS Project
5 2 (0.13%) PowerPivot
5 2 (0.13%) Spreadsheet
6 1 (0.063%) Revit
6 1 (0.063%) AutoCAD
6 1 (0.063%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 38 (2.40%) Dynamics GP
2 32 (2.02%) Dynamics CRM
3 13 (0.82%) Remedy ITSM
4 6 (0.38%) Oracle EBS
5 5 (0.32%) SAP Oil and Gas
6 3 (0.19%) SAP R/3
6 3 (0.19%) Dynamics AX
7 1 (0.063%) Agresso
7 1 (0.063%) SAP CCM
7 1 (0.063%) SAP ERP
7 1 (0.063%) Sage 1000
7 1 (0.063%) assyst
Cloud Services
1 162 (10.25%) Office 365
2 117 (7.40%) Microsoft Azure
3 24 (1.52%) Amazon AWS
4 18 (1.14%) IaaS
5 16 (1.01%) Cloud Computing
6 14 (0.89%) SaaS
7 4 (0.25%) PaaS
8 3 (0.19%) Google Apps
8 3 (0.19%) Sumo Logic
9 2 (0.13%) Amazon ELB
9 2 (0.13%) Amazon EC2
9 2 (0.13%) Amazon S3
Communications & Networking
1 432 (27.32%) SAN
2 344 (21.76%) DNS
3 263 (16.64%) DHCP
4 197 (12.46%) TCP/IP
5 192 (12.14%) Firewall
6 143 (9.04%) WAN
7 133 (8.41%) LAN
8 98 (6.20%) VPN
9 96 (6.07%) Internet
10 74 (4.68%) Wireless
11 70 (4.43%) iSCSI
12 69 (4.36%) VLAN
13 68 (4.30%) NAS
14 56 (3.54%) Unified Communications
15 55 (3.48%) FTP
16 53 (3.35%) MPLS
17 40 (2.53%) Cisco ASA
18 38 (2.40%) NetScaler
19 33 (2.09%) VoIP
20 25 (1.58%) BGP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 355 (22.45%) SQL Server
2 126 (7.97%) SQL Server 2008
3 63 (3.98%) SQL Server 2012
4 55 (3.48%) SQL Server 2005
5 52 (3.29%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 51 (3.23%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 23 (1.45%) MySQL
8 17 (1.08%) SQL Server Reporting Services
9 16 (1.01%) Microsoft Analysis Services
10 14 (0.89%) Oracle Database
11 11 (0.70%) Amazon RDS
12 8 (0.51%) SQL Server 2000
13 7 (0.44%) DTS
14 6 (0.38%) Data Mining
14 6 (0.38%) Data Warehouse
14 6 (0.38%) Relational Database
15 5 (0.32%) RDBMS
16 4 (0.25%) OLTP
17 3 (0.19%) MariaDB
17 3 (0.19%) MongoDB
Development Applications
1 36 (2.28%) Subversion
1 36 (2.28%) JIRA
2 7 (0.44%) Visual Studio
3 6 (0.38%) Team Foundation Server
4 5 (0.32%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
5 4 (0.25%) VSS/SourceSafe
6 2 (0.13%) LoadRunner
7 1 (0.063%) NUnit
General
1 228 (14.42%) Finance
2 49 (3.10%) Telecoms
3 47 (2.97%) Retail
4 37 (2.34%) Back Office
5 34 (2.15%) Law
6 33 (2.09%) Banking
7 32 (2.02%) Advertising
8 26 (1.64%) Publishing
8 26 (1.64%) Marketing
9 21 (1.33%) Legal
10 10 (0.63%) Manufacturing
11 6 (0.38%) German Language
11 6 (0.38%) Financial Institution
12 5 (0.32%) Electronics
12 5 (0.32%) Billing
12 5 (0.32%) Investment Banking
13 3 (0.19%) French Language
14 2 (0.13%) Pharmaceutical
15 1 (0.063%) Aerospace
15 1 (0.063%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 213 (13.47%) Analyst
2 211 (13.35%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 193 (12.21%) Support Engineer
4 172 (10.88%) Consultant
5 97 (6.14%) Administrator
6 96 (6.07%) Systems Engineer
7 91 (5.76%) Architect
8 90 (5.69%) Infrastructure Analyst
9 86 (5.44%) 3rd Line Support
10 85 (5.38%) Systems Administrator
11 72 (4.55%) Server Engineer
12 61 (3.86%) Technical Consultant
12 61 (3.86%) Network Engineer
13 56 (3.54%) Team Leader
14 54 (3.42%) Senior Analyst
15 46 (2.91%) Senior Infrastructure Analyst
15 46 (2.91%) Support Analyst
16 45 (2.85%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
17 44 (2.78%) Infrastructure Specialist
18 42 (2.66%) Technical Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 36 (2.28%) Application Packaging
2 34 (2.15%) Web Services
3 33 (2.09%) .NET
4 16 (1.01%) MSMQ
5 11 (0.70%) COM
6 10 (0.63%) .NET Framework
7 9 (0.57%) SAML
7 9 (0.57%) XML
8 6 (0.38%) Software Packaging
8 6 (0.38%) Middleware
9 4 (0.25%) ASP.NET
10 3 (0.19%) RabbitMQ
10 3 (0.19%) HTML
11 2 (0.13%) WAP
11 2 (0.13%) X-Windows
11 2 (0.13%) SAP PI
12 1 (0.063%) jQuery
12 1 (0.063%) ASP.NET MVC
12 1 (0.063%) OLE
12 1 (0.063%) CSS
Miscellaneous
1 135 (8.54%) Clustering
2 94 (5.95%) Blackberry
3 86 (5.44%) Analytical Skills
4 44 (2.78%) PKI
5 34 (2.15%) Management Information System
6 33 (2.09%) Video Conferencing
7 32 (2.02%) Computer Science
8 31 (1.96%) Replication
9 24 (1.52%) Enterprise Storage
10 12 (0.76%) CMDB
10 12 (0.76%) Digital Media
10 12 (0.76%) Hedge funds
11 10 (0.63%) AVVID
11 10 (0.63%) Client/Server
12 8 (0.51%) EqualLogic
13 7 (0.44%) Statistics
14 6 (0.38%) Thin Client
14 6 (0.38%) Fat Client
15 5 (0.32%) Mainframe
15 5 (0.32%) DTV
Operating Systems
1 1206 (76.28%) Windows
2 652 (41.24%) Windows Server 2008
3 555 (35.10%) Windows Server 2012
4 327 (20.68%) Windows Server 2003
5 195 (12.33%) Linux
6 168 (10.63%) Windows 7
7 97 (6.14%) UNIX
8 75 (4.74%) Windows XP
9 69 (4.36%) Windows 8
10 37 (2.34%) Windows 2000 Server
11 31 (1.96%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
12 20 (1.27%) AIX
13 18 (1.14%) Solaris
14 13 (0.82%) CentOS
15 10 (0.63%) Windows Mobile
15 10 (0.63%) Windows 2000
16 5 (0.32%) Mac OS X
17 4 (0.25%) Windows Vista
18 3 (0.19%) VMS
19 2 (0.13%) Debian
Processes & Methodologies
1 500 (31.63%) ITIL
2 127 (8.03%) Migration
3 117 (7.40%) Project Management
4 111 (7.02%) Disaster Recovery
5 106 (6.70%) Change Management
6 94 (5.95%) Service Management
7 86 (5.44%) Load Balancing
8 69 (4.36%) CRM
9 67 (4.24%) Problem Management
10 63 (3.98%) Mentoring
11 62 (3.92%) Service Delivery
12 60 (3.80%) Incident Management
12 60 (3.80%) Root Cause Analysis
13 55 (3.48%) Capacity Planning
14 53 (3.35%) Performance Tuning
15 52 (3.29%) Configuration Management
16 51 (3.23%) Data Protection
17 47 (2.97%) Software Distribution
18 44 (2.78%) Software Deployment
19 42 (2.66%) People Management
Programming Languages
1 349 (22.07%) SQL
2 260 (16.45%) PowerShell
3 47 (2.97%) Bash Shell
4 29 (1.83%) Perl
5 26 (1.64%) T-SQL
6 20 (1.27%) VB
7 18 (1.14%) VBScript
8 16 (1.01%) C
9 14 (0.89%) Shell Script
10 12 (0.76%) Java
11 11 (0.70%) JavaScript
12 6 (0.38%) Ruby
12 6 (0.38%) Python
13 3 (0.19%) R
13 3 (0.19%) C#
13 3 (0.19%) PHP
Qualifications
1 367 (23.21%) Microsoft Certification
2 266 (16.82%) MCSE
3 223 (14.10%) Security Cleared
4 185 (11.70%) SC Cleared
5 139 (8.79%) MCITP
6 92 (5.82%) Degree
7 89 (5.63%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
8 84 (5.31%) MCTS
8 84 (5.31%) DV Cleared
9 73 (4.62%) Cisco Certification
10 71 (4.49%) MCSA
11 64 (4.05%) MCP
12 46 (2.91%) Citrix Certification
13 37 (2.34%) CCA
14 36 (2.28%) CCNA
15 33 (2.09%) CCNP
16 22 (1.39%) ITIL Certification
17 20 (1.27%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
18 14 (0.89%) MCDST
19 12 (0.76%) RHCE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 132 (8.35%) SLA
2 11 (0.70%) QA
3 9 (0.57%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 3 (0.19%) PCI DSS
4 3 (0.19%) Sarbanes-Oxley
5 2 (0.13%) Data Quality
6 1 (0.063%) BS7799
6 1 (0.063%) ISO 9001
6 1 (0.063%) COBIT
System Software
1 978 (61.86%) Active Directory
2 560 (35.42%) Hyper-V
3 442 (27.96%) VMware Infrastructure
4 185 (11.70%) vSphere
5 127 (8.03%) VMware ESX
6 124 (7.84%) XenApp
7 120 (7.59%) XenDesktop
8 109 (6.89%) VMware ESXi
9 78 (4.93%) Microsoft App-V
10 76 (4.81%) Forefront TMG
11 69 (4.36%) ISA Server
12 56 (3.54%) XenServer
13 53 (3.35%) UAG
14 36 (2.28%) Terminal Services
15 31 (1.96%) Microsoft Virtual Server
16 25 (1.58%) vCloud
16 25 (1.58%) Terminal Server
17 24 (1.52%) VMware Server
18 22 (1.39%) NFS
19 11 (0.70%) VMware Workstation
Systems Management
1 968 (61.23%) SCCM
2 254 (16.07%) SCVMM
3 117 (7.40%) NetBackup
4 110 (6.96%) Nagios
5 108 (6.83%) SCOrch
6 94 (5.95%) SCDPM
7 73 (4.62%) Forefront Identity Manager
8 71 (4.49%) HP SIM
9 68 (4.30%) WSUS
9 68 (4.30%) SCSM
10 62 (3.92%) Backup Exec
11 57 (3.61%) Tivoli
12 49 (3.10%) OpenView
13 35 (2.21%) Netcool
13 35 (2.21%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
14 30 (1.90%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
15 29 (1.83%) EdgeSight
16 26 (1.64%) CiscoWorks
16 26 (1.64%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
16 26 (1.64%) HP Data Protector
Vendors
1 1042 (65.91%) Microsoft
2 734 (46.43%) VMware
3 352 (22.26%) Citrix
4 320 (20.24%) HP
5 288 (18.22%) Cisco
6 162 (10.25%) Dell
7 140 (8.86%) NetApp
8 126 (7.97%) Symantec
8 126 (7.97%) SolarWinds
9 118 (7.46%) EMC
10 110 (6.96%) Remedy
10 110 (6.96%) Oracle
11 60 (3.80%) Veeam
12 59 (3.73%) McAfee
13 58 (3.67%) CommVault
14 55 (3.48%) IBM
15 52 (3.29%) Juniper
16 50 (3.16%) Sophos
17 44 (2.78%) F5
18 41 (2.59%) AppSense
Leeds, West Yorkshire
4it Recruitment Ltd
Salary: From £35,000 to £40,000 per annum plus additional benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Halifax, West Yorkshire
4it Recruitment Ltd
Salary: From £35,000 to £40,000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Reading, Berkshire
Polar Recruitment
Salary: £0000 - £9999 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Reading, Berkshire
Polar Recruitment
Salary: £0000 - £1111 per annum + Excellent Benefits Package
Posted: Yesterday
Portsmouth, Hampshire
Jonothan Bosworth
Salary: From £45,000 to £55,000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Bracknell, Berkshire
Jonothan Bosworth
Salary: £45,000 per annum + Benefits (Healthcare, Company Bonus, Overtime)
Posted: Yesterday
Reading, Berkshire
Global Technology Solutions Ltd
Salary: £34000 - £35000 per annum + £1,200 DV allowance
Posted: Yesterday
North Yorkshire
ReThink Recruitment
Salary: £24000.00 - £27000.00 per annum + negotiable + generous benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Vertical IT
Salary: £32000 - £45000 per annum + excellent benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Vertical IT
Salary: £30000 - £45000 per annum + excellent benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
West London
Ashdown IT
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Fareham, Hampshire
Interaction Recruitment PLC
Salary: £43k - 48k per year + Bonus up to 10%
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
Connectus
Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
Anderson Lamb
Salary: From £35,000 to £45,000 per annum plus excellent benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Maidenhead, Berkshire
EarthStream Global
Salary: Up to £60,000 per annum + bonus and benefits package
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Fuel Recruitment
Salary: Competitive Day rate
Posted: 2 days ago
North West
EMBS- People Transfer
Salary: £35k per year
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
Harvey Nash plc
Salary: £50000 - £55000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Circle Recruitment
Salary: £22000 - £27000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
City, London
Harris Global
Salary: £40000.00 - £45000.00 per annum + 20% non-contributory pension
Posted: 3 days ago