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 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 396 432 380
Rank change year-on-year
+36 -52
Permanent jobs citing SCOM 662 605 635
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 0.65% 0.55% 0.62%
As % of the Systems Management category 9.14% 8.42% 9.51%
Number of salaries quoted 572 468 529
Average salary £45,000 £46,500 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-3.22% +3.33%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,850 £32,500 £35,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £65,000 £62,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
-5.88% +6.25%
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
7242 7187 6675
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 7.08% 6.57% 6.56%
Number of salaries quoted 5883 5777 5384
Average salary £50,000 £47,500 £46,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.26% +3.26%
90% offered a salary of more than £33,000 £30,500 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £62,500 £67,500
UK excluding London average salary £43,500 £42,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+2.35% -

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 31 July 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 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
London +6 247 £50,000 -4.76% 26
South East +38 204 £42,500 - 14
South West +48 79 £39,500 +3.94% 7
West Midlands -4 46 £46,000 +2.22% 3
Yorkshire -6 29 £37,000 -11.37% 4
East of England -5 25 £38,750 -7.73%
East Midlands +10 21 £30,000 -23.07% 1
North West -12 18 £46,000 +11.51% 1
SCOM
UK

SCOM
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 31 July 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 1064 (78.93%) Windows
2 934 (69.29%) Microsoft
3 877 (65.06%) SCCM
4 816 (60.53%) Active Directory
5 592 (43.92%) VMware
6 576 (42.73%) Windows Server 2008
7 501 (37.17%) Windows Server 2012
8 436 (32.34%) MS Exchange
9 434 (32.20%) Hyper-V
10 432 (32.05%) ITIL
11 400 (29.67%) DNS
12 373 (27.67%) PowerShell
13 366 (27.15%) VMware Infrastructure
14 357 (26.48%) SAN
15 331 (24.55%) SQL Server
16 330 (24.48%) MS Excel
17 327 (24.26%) SQL
18 310 (23.00%) Microsoft Certification
19 297 (22.03%) DHCP
19 297 (22.03%) Windows Server 2003
20 275 (20.40%) Exchange Server 2010
21 272 (20.18%) HP
22 269 (19.96%) Lync
23 249 (18.47%) Citrix
24 245 (18.18%) MCSE
25 231 (17.14%) Cisco
26 202 (14.99%) SharePoint
27 183 (13.58%) Linux
28 170 (12.61%) Windows 7
29 169 (12.54%) Clustering

SCOM
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 31 July 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
1 436 (32.34%) MS Exchange
2 275 (20.40%) Exchange Server 2010
3 269 (19.96%) Lync
4 202 (14.99%) SharePoint
5 160 (11.87%) IIS
6 130 (9.64%) Exchange Server 2007
7 106 (7.86%) Exchange Server 2013
8 54 (4.01%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
9 44 (3.26%) Office Communications Server
10 38 (2.82%) SharePoint 2013
11 35 (2.60%) Exchange Server 2003
12 30 (2.23%) BizTalk Server
13 22 (1.63%) SharePoint 2010
14 12 (0.89%) Apache
15 10 (0.74%) Tomcat
16 6 (0.45%) SharePoint Server
16 6 (0.45%) OpenStack
17 4 (0.30%) CMS
17 4 (0.30%) Exchange Server 2000
18 2 (0.15%) WebSphere
Applications
1 330 (24.48%) MS Excel
2 90 (6.68%) MS Office
3 8 (0.59%) MS Project
4 5 (0.37%) MS PowerPoint
5 3 (0.22%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 31 (2.30%) Dynamics GP
2 9 (0.67%) Dynamics CRM
3 6 (0.45%) Agresso
4 3 (0.22%) SAP CCM
4 3 (0.22%) SAP ERP
5 2 (0.15%) Remedy ITSM
5 2 (0.15%) Dynamics AX
6 1 (0.074%) Oracle Applications
6 1 (0.074%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 133 (9.87%) Office 365
2 96 (7.12%) Microsoft Azure
3 45 (3.34%) Amazon AWS
4 43 (3.19%) SaaS
5 38 (2.82%) Cloud Computing
6 22 (1.63%) Mimecast
7 15 (1.11%) Azure Active Directory
8 11 (0.82%) IaaS
9 7 (0.52%) Amazon EC2
9 7 (0.52%) Amazon S3
10 6 (0.45%) PaaS
11 5 (0.37%) AWS CloudTrail
12 4 (0.30%) Symantec.cloud
12 4 (0.30%) AWS CloudFormation
13 2 (0.15%) Amazon CloudWatch
14 1 (0.074%) Nimbula
Communications & Networking
1 400 (29.67%) DNS
2 357 (26.48%) SAN
3 297 (22.03%) DHCP
4 158 (11.72%) Firewall
5 136 (10.09%) TCP/IP
6 102 (7.57%) LAN
7 98 (7.27%) WAN
8 64 (4.75%) NetScaler
9 58 (4.30%) iSCSI
10 54 (4.01%) FTP
11 50 (3.71%) Cisco ASA
12 48 (3.56%) VPN
13 43 (3.19%) Internet
13 43 (3.19%) Unified Communications
14 39 (2.89%) NAS
15 38 (2.82%) VLAN
16 30 (2.23%) VoIP
17 29 (2.15%) Wireshark
17 29 (2.15%) Skype
18 21 (1.56%) Cisco Nexus
Database & Business Intelligence
1 331 (24.55%) SQL Server
2 124 (9.20%) SQL Server 2008
3 102 (7.57%) SQL Server 2012
4 53 (3.93%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 49 (3.64%) SQL Server 2005
6 44 (3.26%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 27 (2.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 16 (1.19%) Redis
9 12 (0.89%) Relational Database
9 12 (0.89%) MySQL
10 10 (0.74%) Crystal Reports
11 8 (0.59%) Microsoft Analysis Services
11 8 (0.59%) Oracle Database
12 5 (0.37%) Amazon RDS
12 5 (0.37%) Oracle9i Database
12 5 (0.37%) Data Warehouse
13 4 (0.30%) DTS
13 4 (0.30%) Oracle Exadata
14 3 (0.22%) Oracle Database 11g
15 2 (0.15%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 42 (3.12%) Visual Studio
2 32 (2.37%) Subversion
3 31 (2.30%) JIRA
4 15 (1.11%) Team Foundation Server
5 10 (0.74%) NUnit
6 9 (0.67%) FitNesse
6 9 (0.67%) SoapUI
7 8 (0.59%) Introscope
8 6 (0.45%) Git (software)
9 4 (0.30%) VSS/SourceSafe
10 1 (0.074%) AdminStudio
10 1 (0.074%) Jenkins
General
1 161 (11.94%) Finance
2 35 (2.60%) Legal
3 34 (2.52%) Law
3 34 (2.52%) Back Office
4 29 (2.15%) Retail
5 21 (1.56%) Publishing
5 21 (1.56%) Financial Institution
6 18 (1.34%) Banking
7 17 (1.26%) Advertising
8 12 (0.89%) Marketing
9 10 (0.74%) Telecoms
10 6 (0.45%) Manufacturing
11 2 (0.15%) Games
11 2 (0.15%) Multimedia
11 2 (0.15%) Billing
12 1 (0.074%) Investment Banking
12 1 (0.074%) Local Government
12 1 (0.074%) Pharmaceutical
12 1 (0.074%) Electronics
Job Titles
1 209 (15.50%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 206 (15.28%) Analyst
3 143 (10.61%) Support Engineer
4 127 (9.42%) Consultant
5 113 (8.38%) Administrator
6 110 (8.16%) Systems Engineer
7 88 (6.53%) Systems Administrator
8 73 (5.42%) 3rd Line Support
9 66 (4.90%) Infrastructure Analyst
10 65 (4.82%) Support Analyst
11 62 (4.60%) Team Leader
12 54 (4.01%) Architect
13 50 (3.71%) Systems Support
14 45 (3.34%) Infrastructure Consultant
15 44 (3.26%) Technical Support
16 42 (3.12%) Server Engineer
17 39 (2.89%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
18 34 (2.52%) Technical Consultant
19 32 (2.37%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
20 31 (2.30%) Systems Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 64 (4.75%) .NET
2 58 (4.30%) Web Services
3 34 (2.52%) Application Packaging
4 25 (1.85%) XML
5 22 (1.63%) ASP.NET
6 19 (1.41%) SOAP
7 16 (1.19%) WCF
8 14 (1.04%) .NET Framework
8 14 (1.04%) MSMQ
9 11 (0.82%) jQuery
10 10 (0.74%) JSON
10 10 (0.74%) Ajax
11 9 (0.67%) NHibernate
12 7 (0.52%) SAP Basis
12 7 (0.52%) SAML
13 4 (0.30%) COM
13 4 (0.30%) Hibernate
13 4 (0.30%) XMPP
14 3 (0.22%) 802.1X
14 3 (0.22%) SAP PI
Miscellaneous
1 169 (12.54%) Clustering
2 160 (11.87%) Data Centre
3 88 (6.53%) Analytical Skills
4 65 (4.82%) Blackberry
5 46 (3.41%) EqualLogic
6 41 (3.04%) Private Cloud
7 40 (2.97%) Computer Science
8 20 (1.48%) EMC VNX
9 19 (1.41%) Management Information System
9 19 (1.41%) Replication
10 18 (1.34%) Video Conferencing
11 17 (1.26%) FlexPod
12 16 (1.19%) Public Cloud
12 16 (1.19%) Statistics
13 15 (1.11%) PKI
14 13 (0.96%) Hedge funds
15 10 (0.74%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
15 10 (0.74%) Hybrid Cloud
16 8 (0.59%) e-Health
16 8 (0.59%) iPad
Operating Systems
1 1064 (78.93%) Windows
2 576 (42.73%) Windows Server 2008
3 501 (37.17%) Windows Server 2012
4 297 (22.03%) Windows Server 2003
5 183 (13.58%) Linux
6 170 (12.61%) Windows 7
7 49 (3.64%) Windows XP
8 46 (3.41%) UNIX
9 41 (3.04%) Windows 8
10 21 (1.56%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
11 17 (1.26%) Solaris
12 14 (1.04%) Windows 2000 Server
12 14 (1.04%) Mac OS
13 8 (0.59%) AIX
14 7 (0.52%) Windows 2000
15 6 (0.45%) Windows Phone
15 6 (0.45%) Data ONTAP
16 5 (0.37%) HPUX
17 4 (0.30%) Windows Vista
18 3 (0.22%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 432 (32.05%) ITIL
2 102 (7.57%) Migration
3 92 (6.82%) Project Management
4 86 (6.38%) Root Cause Analysis
5 85 (6.31%) Disaster Recovery
6 78 (5.79%) Problem Management
7 68 (5.04%) Change Management
8 67 (4.97%) Service Management
8 67 (4.97%) Data Protection
9 65 (4.82%) Service Delivery
10 63 (4.67%) Performance Tuning
11 58 (4.30%) Incident Management
12 48 (3.56%) Configuration Management
13 42 (3.12%) Mentoring
14 41 (3.04%) Capacity Planning
15 39 (2.89%) People Management
15 39 (2.89%) Performance Monitoring
16 37 (2.74%) High Availability
16 37 (2.74%) E-Commerce
17 34 (2.52%) Network Load Balancing
Programming Languages
1 373 (27.67%) PowerShell
2 327 (24.26%) SQL
3 60 (4.45%) VBScript
4 34 (2.52%) Bash Shell
5 28 (2.08%) C#
6 17 (1.26%) T-SQL
7 15 (1.11%) JavaScript
8 14 (1.04%) Shell Script
9 13 (0.96%) Python
9 13 (0.96%) Java
10 10 (0.74%) VB.NET
11 9 (0.67%) C
11 9 (0.67%) Perl
12 6 (0.45%) PHP
13 5 (0.37%) VB
14 2 (0.15%) Ruby
15 1 (0.074%) ActionScript 2.0
15 1 (0.074%) ActionScript
15 1 (0.074%) R
Qualifications
1 310 (23.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 245 (18.18%) MCSE
3 166 (12.31%) Security Cleared
4 150 (11.13%) MCITP
5 101 (7.49%) Degree
6 95 (7.05%) SC Cleared
7 77 (5.71%) MCSA
8 64 (4.75%) DV Cleared
9 60 (4.45%) ITIL Certification
10 59 (4.38%) MCP
11 51 (3.78%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
12 50 (3.71%) MCTS
13 47 (3.49%) Citrix Certification
14 46 (3.41%) CCA
15 44 (3.26%) Cisco Certification
16 21 (1.56%) CCNA
17 20 (1.48%) CCNP
18 12 (0.89%) CCDP
19 11 (0.82%) VCP4
19 11 (0.82%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 149 (11.05%) SLA
2 29 (2.15%) QA
3 13 (0.96%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 8 (0.59%) Sarbanes-Oxley
5 4 (0.30%) PCI DSS
6 2 (0.15%) ISO 9001
7 1 (0.074%) COBIT
System Software
1 816 (60.53%) Active Directory
2 434 (32.20%) Hyper-V
3 366 (27.15%) VMware Infrastructure
4 161 (11.94%) vSphere
5 145 (10.76%) XenApp
6 100 (7.42%) VMware ESXi
7 90 (6.68%) XenDesktop
8 73 (5.42%) VMware ESX
9 59 (4.38%) Microsoft App-V
10 38 (2.82%) XenServer
11 31 (2.30%) ISA Server
12 29 (2.15%) UAG
13 23 (1.71%) Terminal Services
14 21 (1.56%) Forefront TMG
15 20 (1.48%) BitLocker
15 20 (1.48%) Citrix Presentation Server
16 14 (1.04%) VMware Server
17 11 (0.82%) DFS Replication
18 10 (0.74%) vCloud
19 9 (0.67%) Firmware
Systems Management
1 877 (65.06%) SCCM
2 159 (11.80%) SCVMM
3 97 (7.20%) WSUS
4 72 (5.34%) SCOrch
5 67 (4.97%) Nagios
6 60 (4.45%) Forefront Identity Manager
7 59 (4.38%) NetBackup
8 48 (3.56%) Backup Exec
8 48 (3.56%) HP SIM
9 44 (3.26%) SCSM
10 38 (2.82%) OpenView
11 30 (2.23%) vMotion
12 29 (2.15%) SCDPM
13 24 (1.78%) HP Data Protector
13 24 (1.78%) EMC NetWorker
14 22 (1.63%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
15 21 (1.56%) Windows Intune
16 20 (1.48%) EdgeSight
17 19 (1.41%) MOM
18 18 (1.34%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
Vendors
1 934 (69.29%) Microsoft
2 592 (43.92%) VMware
3 272 (20.18%) HP
4 249 (18.47%) Citrix
5 231 (17.14%) Cisco
6 125 (9.27%) Dell
7 117 (8.68%) Symantec
8 98 (7.27%) NetApp
9 85 (6.31%) SolarWinds
10 70 (5.19%) Oracle
11 66 (4.90%) EMC
12 56 (4.15%) AppSense
13 53 (3.93%) Remedy
14 47 (3.49%) CommVault
15 33 (2.45%) Dell Compellent
16 30 (2.23%) SAP
16 30 (2.23%) IBM
16 30 (2.23%) Veeam
17 27 (2.00%) Splunk
18 25 (1.85%) Red Hat
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