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 28 May 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
28 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft System Center Operations Manager (SCOM)
Rank 409 441 430
Rank change year-on-year
+32 -11
Permanent jobs citing SCOM 634 627 550
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 0.63% 0.55% 0.54%
As % of the Systems Management category 9.06% 8.80% 8.81%
Number of salaries quoted 511 515 430
Average salary £45,000 £47,500 £47,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-5.26% -
90% offered a salary of more than £33,000 £32,500 £35,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £70,000 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £45,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year
-11.11% -
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
6997 7128 6242
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 6.95% 6.29% 6.12%
Number of salaries quoted 5649 5760 4951
Average salary £50,000 £47,000 £47,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.38% -1.05%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £30,000 £32,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £65,000 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £44,500 £40,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+9.87% -4.70%

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 28 May 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 28 May 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 +3 215 £50,000 -9.09% 19
South East +35 172 £45,000 -5.26% 16
South West +33 66 £40,000 +12.67% 22
Yorkshire +31 59 £36,000 -0.68% 2
West Midlands -6 46 £42,500 -10.52% 3
East of England +21 37 £43,000 -18.09% 3
North West -31 19 £40,000 +7.20% 10
East Midlands +11 18 £42,000 -10.63%
SCOM
UK

SCOM
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 28 May 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 1150 (79.92%) Windows
2 996 (69.21%) Microsoft
3 964 (66.99%) SCCM
4 887 (61.64%) Active Directory
5 649 (45.10%) VMware
6 648 (45.03%) Windows Server 2008
7 570 (39.61%) Windows Server 2012
8 489 (33.98%) MS Exchange
9 482 (33.50%) Hyper-V
10 462 (32.11%) ITIL
11 403 (28.01%) SAN
12 393 (27.31%) VMware Infrastructure
13 367 (25.50%) DNS
14 360 (25.02%) MS Excel
15 352 (24.46%) PowerShell
16 347 (24.11%) Microsoft Certification
17 337 (23.42%) SQL Server
18 326 (22.65%) Windows Server 2003
19 311 (21.61%) SQL
20 305 (21.20%) Exchange Server 2010
21 301 (20.92%) Citrix
22 290 (20.15%) DHCP
23 287 (19.94%) Lync
24 277 (19.25%) HP
25 270 (18.76%) MCSE
26 269 (18.69%) Cisco
27 216 (15.01%) SharePoint
28 208 (14.45%) Windows 7
29 197 (13.69%) Data Centre
30 194 (13.48%) Security Cleared

SCOM
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 28 May 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
1 489 (33.98%) MS Exchange
2 305 (21.20%) Exchange Server 2010
3 287 (19.94%) Lync
4 216 (15.01%) SharePoint
5 158 (10.98%) IIS
6 140 (9.73%) Exchange Server 2007
7 136 (9.45%) Exchange Server 2013
8 63 (4.38%) Office Communications Server
9 45 (3.13%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
10 41 (2.85%) Exchange Server 2003
11 40 (2.78%) SharePoint 2013
12 35 (2.43%) BizTalk Server
13 29 (2.02%) SharePoint 2010
14 9 (0.63%) Tomcat
15 7 (0.49%) JBoss
16 6 (0.42%) OpenStack
17 5 (0.35%) Apache
17 5 (0.35%) SharePoint Server
18 3 (0.21%) Lotus Domino
18 3 (0.21%) Exchange Server 2000
Applications
1 360 (25.02%) MS Excel
2 108 (7.51%) MS Office
3 12 (0.83%) MS Visio
3 12 (0.83%) MS Project
4 5 (0.35%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 38 (2.64%) Dynamics GP
2 13 (0.90%) Dynamics CRM
3 5 (0.35%) Remedy ITSM
4 3 (0.21%) SAP CCM
4 3 (0.21%) SAP ERP
5 2 (0.14%) Dynamics AX
6 1 (0.069%) assyst
Cloud Services
1 162 (11.26%) Office 365
2 105 (7.30%) Microsoft Azure
3 43 (2.99%) Cloud Computing
4 37 (2.57%) SaaS
4 37 (2.57%) Amazon AWS
5 17 (1.18%) Mimecast
6 15 (1.04%) IaaS
7 10 (0.69%) Azure Active Directory
8 7 (0.49%) Amazon EC2
8 7 (0.49%) Amazon S3
9 6 (0.42%) PaaS
10 3 (0.21%) Sumo Logic
11 2 (0.14%) Symantec.cloud
12 1 (0.069%) AWS CloudTrail
12 1 (0.069%) Amazon CloudWatch
12 1 (0.069%) Nimbula
Communications & Networking
1 403 (28.01%) SAN
2 367 (25.50%) DNS
3 290 (20.15%) DHCP
4 172 (11.95%) Firewall
5 167 (11.61%) TCP/IP
6 130 (9.03%) WAN
7 124 (8.62%) LAN
8 68 (4.73%) NetScaler
9 61 (4.24%) VPN
10 58 (4.03%) iSCSI
11 55 (3.82%) Internet
12 54 (3.75%) VLAN
13 53 (3.68%) FTP
14 52 (3.61%) Unified Communications
15 43 (2.99%) NAS
16 39 (2.71%) VoIP
17 37 (2.57%) Wireless
17 37 (2.57%) Cisco ASA
18 31 (2.15%) Wireshark
19 24 (1.67%) Cisco Nexus
Database & Business Intelligence
1 337 (23.42%) SQL Server
2 130 (9.03%) SQL Server 2008
3 88 (6.12%) SQL Server 2012
4 59 (4.10%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 54 (3.75%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 42 (2.92%) SQL Server 2005
7 23 (1.60%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 15 (1.04%) MySQL
8 15 (1.04%) Microsoft Analysis Services
9 9 (0.63%) Amazon RDS
9 9 (0.63%) Redis
10 6 (0.42%) SQL Server 2000
10 6 (0.42%) Relational Database
11 5 (0.35%) Crystal Reports
11 5 (0.35%) DTS
12 4 (0.28%) RDBMS
12 4 (0.28%) Data Warehouse
13 2 (0.14%) DB2
13 2 (0.14%) Oracle Database
14 1 (0.069%) OLTP
Development Applications
1 37 (2.57%) Subversion
2 36 (2.50%) JIRA
3 19 (1.32%) Visual Studio
4 7 (0.49%) Team Foundation Server
5 5 (0.35%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
5 5 (0.35%) Introscope
6 4 (0.28%) VSS/SourceSafe
7 2 (0.14%) Git (software)
8 1 (0.069%) Jenkins
8 1 (0.069%) NUnit
General
1 161 (11.19%) Finance
2 41 (2.85%) Legal
3 39 (2.71%) Advertising
4 37 (2.57%) Law
5 35 (2.43%) Back Office
6 24 (1.67%) Publishing
7 16 (1.11%) Financial Institution
8 15 (1.04%) Marketing
9 14 (0.97%) Banking
9 14 (0.97%) Retail
10 10 (0.69%) Telecoms
11 7 (0.49%) Manufacturing
12 4 (0.28%) Billing
13 2 (0.14%) Investment Banking
13 2 (0.14%) German Language
13 2 (0.14%) Pharmaceutical
14 1 (0.069%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 196 (13.62%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 182 (12.65%) Analyst
3 168 (11.67%) Consultant
4 124 (8.62%) Support Engineer
5 119 (8.27%) Administrator
6 107 (7.44%) Systems Engineer
7 95 (6.60%) Systems Administrator
8 71 (4.93%) Infrastructure Analyst
9 68 (4.73%) 3rd Line Support
10 66 (4.59%) Architect
11 60 (4.17%) Technical Consultant
12 54 (3.75%) Team Leader
13 49 (3.41%) Server Engineer
14 47 (3.27%) Systems Support
15 43 (2.99%) Microsoft Consultant
15 43 (2.99%) Infrastructure Consultant
16 37 (2.57%) SCCM Engineer
17 35 (2.43%) Infrastructure Specialist
17 35 (2.43%) Support Analyst
17 35 (2.43%) Technical Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 49 (3.41%) Web Services
2 42 (2.92%) .NET
3 41 (2.85%) Application Packaging
4 17 (1.18%) XML
5 12 (0.83%) .NET Framework
5 12 (0.83%) SAML
6 11 (0.76%) ASP.NET
7 10 (0.69%) MSMQ
8 6 (0.42%) jQuery
9 5 (0.35%) SAP PI
9 5 (0.35%) Middleware
9 5 (0.35%) SOAP
9 5 (0.35%) Ajax
9 5 (0.35%) WCF
9 5 (0.35%) JSON
10 3 (0.21%) COM
10 3 (0.21%) WAP
10 3 (0.21%) XMPP
11 2 (0.14%) SAP Basis
11 2 (0.14%) CSS
Miscellaneous
1 197 (13.69%) Data Centre
2 152 (10.56%) Clustering
3 91 (6.32%) Analytical Skills
4 62 (4.31%) Blackberry
5 51 (3.54%) Private Cloud
6 38 (2.64%) Replication
7 29 (2.02%) EqualLogic
8 27 (1.88%) Video Conferencing
9 25 (1.74%) Computer Science
10 24 (1.67%) Hybrid Cloud
11 22 (1.53%) Public Cloud
12 21 (1.46%) PKI
13 20 (1.39%) Management Information System
14 15 (1.04%) FlexPod
15 13 (0.90%) Digital Media
16 10 (0.69%) Enterprise Storage
17 8 (0.56%) Statistics
17 8 (0.56%) CMDB
17 8 (0.56%) Hedge funds
18 7 (0.49%) PDA
Operating Systems
1 1150 (79.92%) Windows
2 648 (45.03%) Windows Server 2008
3 570 (39.61%) Windows Server 2012
4 326 (22.65%) Windows Server 2003
5 208 (14.45%) Windows 7
6 174 (12.09%) Linux
7 81 (5.63%) Windows XP
8 65 (4.52%) Windows 8
9 61 (4.24%) UNIX
10 29 (2.02%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
11 22 (1.53%) Solaris
12 11 (0.76%) Windows 2000
13 7 (0.49%) Mac OS
14 6 (0.42%) AIX
14 6 (0.42%) Windows 2000 Server
15 5 (0.35%) HPUX
16 4 (0.28%) Windows Vista
16 4 (0.28%) CentOS
16 4 (0.28%) Android
17 3 (0.21%) Windows Phone
Processes & Methodologies
1 462 (32.11%) ITIL
2 119 (8.27%) Migration
3 117 (8.13%) Project Management
3 117 (8.13%) Disaster Recovery
4 104 (7.23%) Service Management
5 89 (6.18%) Change Management
6 87 (6.05%) Root Cause Analysis
7 82 (5.70%) Problem Management
8 74 (5.14%) Incident Management
8 74 (5.14%) Data Protection
9 55 (3.82%) Mentoring
10 51 (3.54%) Service Delivery
11 44 (3.06%) High Availability
11 44 (3.06%) Patch Management
12 43 (2.99%) People Management
13 41 (2.85%) CRM
13 41 (2.85%) Network Monitoring
14 39 (2.71%) Capacity Planning
15 38 (2.64%) ITSM
15 38 (2.64%) Load Balancing
Programming Languages
1 352 (24.46%) PowerShell
2 311 (21.61%) SQL
3 44 (3.06%) VBScript
4 41 (2.85%) Bash Shell
5 14 (0.97%) T-SQL
5 14 (0.97%) Python
6 13 (0.90%) Shell Script
7 12 (0.83%) C
7 12 (0.83%) VB
8 11 (0.76%) Java
9 10 (0.69%) JavaScript
9 10 (0.69%) Perl
10 8 (0.56%) PHP
11 6 (0.42%) C#
12 5 (0.35%) VB.NET
13 4 (0.28%) Ruby
14 3 (0.21%) R
15 1 (0.069%) ActionScript 2.0
15 1 (0.069%) ActionScript
Qualifications
1 347 (24.11%) Microsoft Certification
2 270 (18.76%) MCSE
3 194 (13.48%) Security Cleared
4 165 (11.47%) MCITP
5 124 (8.62%) SC Cleared
6 99 (6.88%) Degree
7 81 (5.63%) MCTS
8 73 (5.07%) DV Cleared
9 69 (4.79%) MCSA
10 63 (4.38%) MCP
11 62 (4.31%) Cisco Certification
12 59 (4.10%) Citrix Certification
13 58 (4.03%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
13 58 (4.03%) CCA
14 45 (3.13%) ITIL Certification
15 29 (2.02%) CCNA
16 27 (1.88%) CCNP
17 12 (0.83%) CCDP
18 11 (0.76%) VCP5
19 10 (0.69%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 141 (9.80%) SLA
2 13 (0.90%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 12 (0.83%) QA
4 5 (0.35%) PCI DSS
4 5 (0.35%) Sarbanes-Oxley
5 2 (0.14%) COBIT
5 2 (0.14%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 887 (61.64%) Active Directory
2 482 (33.50%) Hyper-V
3 393 (27.31%) VMware Infrastructure
4 181 (12.58%) vSphere
5 162 (11.26%) XenApp
6 137 (9.52%) XenDesktop
7 125 (8.69%) VMware ESXi
8 93 (6.46%) VMware ESX
9 84 (5.84%) Microsoft App-V
10 57 (3.96%) XenServer
11 37 (2.57%) ISA Server
12 33 (2.29%) Forefront TMG
13 27 (1.88%) Terminal Services
14 24 (1.67%) VMware Server
15 23 (1.60%) Citrix Presentation Server
16 22 (1.53%) Microsoft Virtual Server
17 18 (1.25%) UAG
18 15 (1.04%) BitLocker
19 13 (0.90%) vCloud
20 8 (0.56%) Xen
Systems Management
1 964 (66.99%) SCCM
2 177 (12.30%) SCVMM
3 86 (5.98%) SCOrch
4 77 (5.35%) WSUS
5 75 (5.21%) Nagios
6 73 (5.07%) NetBackup
7 66 (4.59%) Forefront Identity Manager
8 60 (4.17%) SCDPM
9 56 (3.89%) SCSM
10 53 (3.68%) Backup Exec
11 49 (3.41%) HP SIM
12 43 (2.99%) OpenView
13 34 (2.36%) HP Data Protector
14 32 (2.22%) EMC NetWorker
15 31 (2.15%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
16 27 (1.88%) EdgeSight
17 26 (1.81%) vMotion
18 23 (1.60%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
19 22 (1.53%) Tivoli
20 21 (1.46%) Opsview
Vendors
1 996 (69.21%) Microsoft
2 649 (45.10%) VMware
3 301 (20.92%) Citrix
4 277 (19.25%) HP
5 269 (18.69%) Cisco
6 156 (10.84%) Dell
7 119 (8.27%) NetApp
8 117 (8.13%) Symantec
9 94 (6.53%) EMC
10 84 (5.84%) SolarWinds
11 83 (5.77%) Remedy
12 78 (5.42%) Oracle
13 62 (4.31%) AppSense
14 48 (3.34%) CommVault
15 43 (2.99%) Veeam
16 39 (2.71%) IBM
17 38 (2.64%) Red Hat
18 32 (2.22%) Juniper
19 29 (2.02%) Altiris
19 29 (2.02%) LANDesk
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