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

Location
3 months to
21 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft System Center Operations Manager (SCOM)
Rank 426 390 456
Rank change year-on-year
-36 +66
Permanent jobs citing SCOM 586 605 513
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 0.54% 0.60% 0.46%
As % of the Systems Management category 8.43% 9.62% 8.67%
Number of salaries quoted 446 509 430
Average salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £35,000 £33,500
10% offered a salary of more than £63,000 £57,500 £57,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £41,500
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -3.61%
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
6950 6292 5920
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 6.35% 6.27% 5.35%
Number of salaries quoted 5562 5149 4898
Average salary £47,500 £45,000 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.55% -
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £32,000 £31,000
10% offered a salary of more than £67,500 £65,000 £62,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £42,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+1.19% +5.00%

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 21 August 2014.

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 21 August 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
London -6 264 £51,250 +3.53% 24
South East -30 147 £42,500 - 17
Yorkshire -45 41 £39,500 +3.94% 4
East of England +1 37 £42,000 -11.57% 7
West Midlands -6 37 £42,500 -15.00% 4
North West -60 22 £45,000 +20.00% 6
South West -22 16 £27,500 -50.00% 15
East Midlands -24 10 £39,000 +2.63% 4
North East -1 2 £47,000 -10.47%
Midlands - 2 £53,750 -
SCOM
UK

SCOM
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 21 August 2014, 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.

1 893 (74.23%) Windows
2 747 (62.09%) Microsoft
3 700 (58.19%) SCCM
4 652 (54.20%) Active Directory
5 615 (51.12%) VMware
6 445 (36.99%) Windows Server 2008
7 429 (35.66%) VMware Infrastructure
8 388 (32.25%) Hyper-V
9 369 (30.67%) SAN
10 347 (28.84%) MS Exchange
11 338 (28.10%) MS Excel
12 322 (26.77%) ITIL
13 316 (26.27%) Windows Server 2012
14 314 (26.10%) DNS
15 310 (25.77%) Citrix
16 285 (23.69%) Microsoft Certification
17 273 (22.69%) Windows Server 2003
18 260 (21.61%) SQL
19 258 (21.45%) SQL Server
20 247 (20.53%) HP
21 246 (20.45%) SharePoint
22 230 (19.12%) DHCP
23 229 (19.04%) Exchange Server 2010
24 224 (18.62%) Finance
25 204 (16.96%) MCSE
26 187 (15.54%) Lync
27 183 (15.21%) TCP/IP
28 176 (14.63%) PowerShell
29 164 (13.63%) Linux
30 157 (13.05%) Cisco

SCOM
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 21 August 2014, 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
1 347 (28.84%) MS Exchange
2 246 (20.45%) SharePoint
3 229 (19.04%) Exchange Server 2010
4 187 (15.54%) Lync
5 154 (12.80%) Exchange Server 2013
6 136 (11.31%) IIS
7 96 (7.98%) Exchange Server 2007
8 54 (4.49%) Exchange Server 2003
8 54 (4.49%) SharePoint Server
9 42 (3.49%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
10 39 (3.24%) Apache
11 32 (2.66%) BizTalk Server
12 31 (2.58%) Tomcat
13 28 (2.33%) SharePoint 2010
14 18 (1.50%) SharePoint 2013
14 18 (1.50%) Lotus Domino
15 11 (0.91%) Oracle Workflow
16 8 (0.67%) IBM Notes
17 7 (0.58%) SAS
18 5 (0.42%) Exchange Server 2000
Applications
1 338 (28.10%) MS Excel
2 57 (4.74%) MS Office
3 5 (0.42%) MS Project
3 5 (0.42%) MS Visio
4 1 (0.083%) MS PowerPoint
4 1 (0.083%) Revit
4 1 (0.083%) PowerPivot
Business Applications
1 34 (2.83%) Dynamics GP
2 30 (2.49%) Dynamics CRM
3 13 (1.08%) Oracle EBS
4 12 (1.00%) Sage 1000
5 6 (0.50%) SAP Oil and Gas
6 3 (0.25%) Towers Watson Igloo
6 3 (0.25%) RiskWrite
7 2 (0.17%) Remedy ITSM
8 1 (0.083%) Dynamics AX
Cloud Services
1 90 (7.48%) Office 365
2 78 (6.48%) Microsoft Azure
3 23 (1.91%) Amazon AWS
4 19 (1.58%) IaaS
5 17 (1.41%) Cloud Computing
6 12 (1.00%) PaaS
7 8 (0.67%) Amazon EC2
7 8 (0.67%) Amazon S3
8 6 (0.50%) Amazon ELB
9 5 (0.42%) SaaS
10 3 (0.25%) Google Apps
Communications & Networking
1 369 (30.67%) SAN
2 314 (26.10%) DNS
3 230 (19.12%) DHCP
4 183 (15.21%) TCP/IP
5 126 (10.47%) Firewall
6 98 (8.15%) NAS
7 81 (6.73%) WAN
8 72 (5.99%) Internet
9 68 (5.65%) LAN
10 57 (4.74%) FTP
11 55 (4.57%) VPN
12 49 (4.07%) SNMP
12 49 (4.07%) Unified Communications
13 48 (3.99%) SSL
14 47 (3.91%) HTTP
15 42 (3.49%) Wireless
16 38 (3.16%) IPv4
17 35 (2.91%) NetScaler
18 20 (1.66%) SSH
18 20 (1.66%) iSCSI
Database & Business Intelligence
1 258 (21.45%) SQL Server
2 71 (5.90%) SQL Server 2008
3 42 (3.49%) MySQL
3 42 (3.49%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 41 (3.41%) SQL Server 2005
4 41 (3.41%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 39 (3.24%) SQL Server 2012
6 33 (2.74%) MongoDB
7 30 (2.49%) NoSQL
8 29 (2.41%) Redis
9 27 (2.24%) MariaDB
10 26 (2.16%) Oracle Database
11 8 (0.67%) SQL Server Reporting Services
12 7 (0.58%) PostgreSQL
12 7 (0.58%) Relational Database
13 5 (0.42%) Oracle Database 11g
13 5 (0.42%) RDBMS
14 4 (0.33%) Oracle Database 10g
14 4 (0.33%) Data Warehouse
14 4 (0.33%) Microsoft Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 36 (2.99%) Subversion
2 34 (2.83%) JIRA
3 5 (0.42%) Team Foundation Server
4 4 (0.33%) MSI
4 4 (0.33%) NUnit
5 2 (0.17%) Visual Studio
6 1 (0.083%) Oracle APEX
6 1 (0.083%) Git (software)
General
1 224 (18.62%) Finance
2 49 (4.07%) Retail
3 34 (2.83%) Telecoms
3 34 (2.83%) Banking
4 21 (1.75%) Marketing
5 19 (1.58%) Financial Institution
6 18 (1.50%) Law
6 18 (1.50%) Legal
7 14 (1.16%) Back Office
8 11 (0.91%) Investment Banking
9 10 (0.83%) Pharmaceutical
10 9 (0.75%) Manufacturing
11 8 (0.67%) Greek Language
11 8 (0.67%) Polish Language
12 6 (0.50%) Electronics
12 6 (0.50%) Publishing
12 6 (0.50%) Games
13 5 (0.42%) Local Government
14 4 (0.33%) Online Betting
15 3 (0.25%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 161 (13.38%) Support Engineer
2 157 (13.05%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 133 (11.06%) Architect
4 109 (9.06%) Consultant
5 104 (8.65%) Administrator
6 92 (7.65%) Analyst
7 74 (6.15%) Systems Administrator
8 72 (5.99%) 3rd Line Support
9 62 (5.15%) Server Engineer
10 50 (4.16%) Systems Engineer
11 42 (3.49%) Infrastructure Specialist
12 39 (3.24%) Microsoft Specialist
13 38 (3.16%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
14 37 (3.08%) Microsoft Consultant
14 37 (3.08%) Team Leader
15 35 (2.91%) Technical Architect
16 32 (2.66%) Server Support
16 32 (2.66%) Technical Consultant
17 31 (2.58%) Developer
17 31 (2.58%) Infrastructure Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 56 (4.66%) .NET
2 42 (3.49%) Web Services
3 32 (2.66%) Application Packaging
4 29 (2.41%) RabbitMQ
5 27 (2.24%) MSMQ
6 22 (1.83%) ASP.NET
7 19 (1.58%) COM
8 9 (0.75%) Software Packaging
9 7 (0.58%) SAML
9 7 (0.58%) XML
10 6 (0.50%) HTML
11 5 (0.42%) Middleware
12 4 (0.33%) jQuery
12 4 (0.33%) CSS
12 4 (0.33%) ASP.NET MVC
13 1 (0.083%) HTML5
13 1 (0.083%) RSS
13 1 (0.083%) REST
13 1 (0.083%) SOAP
13 1 (0.083%) ADO.NET
Miscellaneous
1 131 (10.89%) Clustering
2 75 (6.23%) Blackberry
3 42 (3.49%) PKI
3 42 (3.49%) Replication
4 23 (1.91%) EqualLogic
5 22 (1.83%) Management Information System
5 22 (1.83%) Enterprise Storage
6 19 (1.58%) Enterprise Software
7 17 (1.41%) Firmware
8 14 (1.16%) Hedge funds
9 13 (1.08%) Computer Science
10 10 (0.83%) Video Conferencing
11 7 (0.58%) Thin Client
11 7 (0.58%) DTV
11 7 (0.58%) Fat Client
12 6 (0.50%) IPTV
13 5 (0.42%) Mathematics
13 5 (0.42%) FMCG
13 5 (0.42%) Visualisation
13 5 (0.42%) Mainframe
Operating Systems
1 893 (74.23%) Windows
2 445 (36.99%) Windows Server 2008
3 316 (26.27%) Windows Server 2012
4 273 (22.69%) Windows Server 2003
5 164 (13.63%) Linux
6 99 (8.23%) Windows 7
7 51 (4.24%) UNIX
8 49 (4.07%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 40 (3.33%) Solaris
10 36 (2.99%) Windows XP
11 35 (2.91%) CentOS
12 21 (1.75%) Windows 2000 Server
12 21 (1.75%) Windows 8
13 16 (1.33%) AIX
14 9 (0.75%) HPUX
15 6 (0.50%) Windows Mobile
16 5 (0.42%) Windows Vista
16 5 (0.42%) Ubuntu
16 5 (0.42%) Mac OS
17 4 (0.33%) Windows 2000
Processes & Methodologies
1 322 (26.77%) ITIL
2 109 (9.06%) Service Delivery
3 95 (7.90%) Project Management
4 92 (7.65%) Migration
5 69 (5.74%) E-Commerce
6 67 (5.57%) Disaster Recovery
7 64 (5.32%) Change Management
8 59 (4.90%) Problem Management
9 57 (4.74%) Performance Monitoring
10 55 (4.57%) Performance Tuning
10 55 (4.57%) Load Balancing
11 49 (4.07%) Configuration Management
12 46 (3.82%) CRM
13 43 (3.57%) Capacity Planning
14 39 (3.24%) Service Management
15 38 (3.16%) Data Protection
16 32 (2.66%) Capacity Management
16 32 (2.66%) PRINCE2
17 30 (2.49%) Business Continuity
18 29 (2.41%) High Availability
Programming Languages
1 260 (21.61%) SQL
2 176 (14.63%) PowerShell
3 43 (3.57%) Perl
4 42 (3.49%) Ruby
5 40 (3.33%) Bash Shell
6 22 (1.83%) Java
7 21 (1.75%) T-SQL
8 19 (1.58%) C
9 14 (1.16%) C#
9 14 (1.16%) VBScript
10 13 (1.08%) Python
11 10 (0.83%) PHP
12 8 (0.67%) VB
13 6 (0.50%) Shell Script
14 5 (0.42%) JavaScript
15 4 (0.33%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 285 (23.69%) Microsoft Certification
2 204 (16.96%) MCSE
3 120 (9.98%) Security Cleared
4 100 (8.31%) MCITP
5 93 (7.73%) Degree
6 90 (7.48%) SC Cleared
7 84 (6.98%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
8 63 (5.24%) Cisco Certification
9 61 (5.07%) MCP
10 55 (4.57%) MCTS
11 49 (4.07%) CCNA
12 48 (3.99%) MCSA
13 40 (3.33%) Citrix Certification
14 39 (3.24%) DV Cleared
15 34 (2.83%) ITIL Certification
16 28 (2.33%) CCNP
17 25 (2.08%) CCA
18 17 (1.41%) VCP5
19 16 (1.33%) VCAP
20 15 (1.25%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 102 (8.48%) SLA
2 17 (1.41%) QA
3 14 (1.16%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 7 (0.58%) BS7799
4 7 (0.58%) PCI DSS
5 4 (0.33%) ISO 9001
6 1 (0.083%) GPG13
System Software
1 652 (54.20%) Active Directory
2 429 (35.66%) VMware Infrastructure
3 388 (32.25%) Hyper-V
4 146 (12.14%) vSphere
5 124 (10.31%) XenApp
6 118 (9.81%) VMware ESX
7 76 (6.32%) XenDesktop
8 41 (3.41%) ISA Server
9 38 (3.16%) Microsoft App-V
10 37 (3.08%) Forefront TMG
11 36 (2.99%) VMware ESXi
12 33 (2.74%) UAG
13 18 (1.50%) XenServer
14 17 (1.41%) Oracle RMAN
15 14 (1.16%) Terminal Services
16 13 (1.08%) vCloud
17 12 (1.00%) Microsoft Virtual Server
18 9 (0.75%) Terminal Server
19 8 (0.67%) Xen
19 8 (0.67%) VMware Server
Systems Management
1 700 (58.19%) SCCM
2 131 (10.89%) SCVMM
3 101 (8.40%) Nagios
4 88 (7.32%) WSUS
5 76 (6.32%) SCOrch
6 73 (6.07%) NetBackup
7 68 (5.65%) SCDPM
8 59 (4.90%) Puppet
9 50 (4.16%) Opscode Chef
10 49 (4.07%) Forefront Identity Manager
11 48 (3.99%) HP SIM
11 48 (3.99%) OpenView
12 46 (3.82%) SCSM
13 43 (3.57%) Backup Exec
14 33 (2.74%) Tivoli
15 25 (2.08%) Tivoli Storage Manager
15 25 (2.08%) EMC NetWorker
15 25 (2.08%) CA Spectrum
16 23 (1.91%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
17 21 (1.75%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
Vendors
1 747 (62.09%) Microsoft
2 615 (51.12%) VMware
3 310 (25.77%) Citrix
4 247 (20.53%) HP
5 157 (13.05%) Cisco
6 117 (9.73%) EMC
7 107 (8.89%) SolarWinds
8 103 (8.56%) Symantec
9 101 (8.40%) Oracle
10 94 (7.81%) Dell
11 89 (7.40%) NetApp
12 63 (5.24%) IBM
13 57 (4.74%) Red Hat
13 57 (4.74%) Remedy
14 41 (3.41%) CommVault
15 38 (3.16%) AppSense
16 35 (2.91%) CA
17 30 (2.49%) Juniper
18 29 (2.41%) SAP
19 28 (2.33%) McAfee
Bath, Avon
Harvey Nash plc
Salary: £25000 - £35000 per annum + Fantastic Pension + Great benefits
Posted: 5 hours ago
Wakefield, West Yorkshire
Vertical IT
Salary: £20000 - £22000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 10 hours ago
London
Harvey Nash plc
Salary: £50000 - £65000 per annum
Posted: 11 hours ago
Tadley, Hampshire
Polar Recruitment
Salary: £1 - £34907 per annum + DV uplift + benefits
Posted: 13 hours ago
Tadley, Hampshire
Polar Recruitment
Salary: £1 - £34907 per annum + DV uplift + benefits
Posted: 13 hours ago
Brackley, Northamptonshire
RBW Consulting
Salary: From £45,000 to £50,000 per annum £50K + BENEFITS
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
LA International
Salary: £31000 - £41000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Watford, Hertfordshire
Firway Consulting
Salary: Up to £50,000 per annum To £50k + Bens
Posted: Yesterday
Crawley, West Sussex
Comtecs
Salary: £44000 - £50000 Per Annum C50k + On Call + Bonus + Benefits.
Posted: Yesterday
West London
Burns Sheehan
Salary: £45000 - £50000 per annum + Benefits Package
Posted: 2 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Spring Technology
Salary: £30000.00 - £34000.00 per annum + Bonus and Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Crawley, West Sussex
Remit Resources
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum + Full Benefits Package
Posted: 2 days ago
Nottinghamshire
ComputaCenter
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 2 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Staffline Group PLC
Salary: From £30,000 to £50,000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
London
NES Global Talent
Salary: £35000 to £43000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Wiltshire
Yoh
Posted: 3 days ago
Reading, Berkshire
Global Technology Solutions Ltd
Salary: £40000 - £41000 per annum + £1,200 DV allowance
Posted: 3 days ago
London
Refreshing Recruitment
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum + bens + on-call
Posted: 3 days ago
Woking, Surrey
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: Circa 40-55k plus benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Aximis (West) Limited
Salary: Up to £55K basic + Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago