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

Location
3 months to
1 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft System Center Operations Manager (SCOM)
Rank 387 431 438
Rank change year-on-year
+44 +7
Permanent jobs citing SCOM 681 620 541
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 0.66% 0.56% 0.52%
As % of the Systems Management category 9.49% 8.81% 8.65%
Number of salaries quoted 536 509 414
Average salary £45,000 £49,525 £50,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-9.13% -0.95%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £32,500 £35,425
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £70,000 £67,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £45,000 £47,500
% change year-on-year
-11.11% -5.26%
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
7173 7034 6252
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 6.98% 6.33% 5.96%
Number of salaries quoted 5758 5634 4910
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 £32,000 £30,000 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £65,000 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £43,500 £41,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+4.81% -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 1 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 1 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 +41 268 £50,000 -0.99% 17
South East -6 146 £50,000 - 18
Yorkshire +47 80 £36,500 +4.28% 7
East of England +38 58 £40,000 -23.80% 4
West Midlands -20 38 £42,500 -10.52% 3
South West +8 37 £35,000 +4.47% 14
East Midlands +8 24 £42,000 -2.89% 1
North West -28 24 £40,000 +21.21% 1
SCOM
UK

SCOM
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 1 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 1205 (79.43%) Windows
2 1065 (70.20%) Microsoft
3 1005 (66.25%) SCCM
4 932 (61.44%) Active Directory
5 692 (45.62%) Windows Server 2008
6 670 (44.17%) VMware
7 609 (40.15%) Windows Server 2012
8 536 (35.33%) Hyper-V
9 520 (34.28%) MS Exchange
10 493 (32.50%) ITIL
11 417 (27.49%) VMware Infrastructure
12 395 (26.04%) MS Excel
12 395 (26.04%) SAN
13 371 (24.46%) Microsoft Certification
14 352 (23.20%) PowerShell
15 351 (23.14%) Windows Server 2003
16 344 (22.68%) SQL Server
17 333 (21.95%) DNS
18 327 (21.56%) Citrix
19 323 (21.29%) SQL
20 319 (21.03%) Exchange Server 2010
21 299 (19.71%) Lync
22 292 (19.25%) HP
23 291 (19.18%) Cisco
24 284 (18.72%) MCSE
25 264 (17.40%) DHCP
26 229 (15.10%) SharePoint
27 216 (14.24%) Security Cleared
28 213 (14.04%) SCVMM
29 209 (13.78%) Windows 7

SCOM
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 1 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
1 520 (34.28%) MS Exchange
2 319 (21.03%) Exchange Server 2010
3 299 (19.71%) Lync
4 229 (15.10%) SharePoint
5 154 (10.15%) IIS
6 140 (9.23%) Exchange Server 2013
7 135 (8.90%) Exchange Server 2007
8 72 (4.75%) Office Communications Server
9 47 (3.10%) SharePoint 2013
10 41 (2.70%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
11 39 (2.57%) Exchange Server 2003
11 39 (2.57%) SharePoint 2010
12 31 (2.04%) BizTalk Server
13 12 (0.79%) Tomcat
14 11 (0.73%) JBoss
15 5 (0.33%) Lotus Domino
15 5 (0.33%) SharePoint Server
15 5 (0.33%) OpenStack
16 3 (0.20%) Apache
16 3 (0.20%) WebSphere
Applications
1 395 (26.04%) MS Excel
2 118 (7.78%) MS Office
3 13 (0.86%) MS Visio
4 10 (0.66%) MS Project
5 5 (0.33%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 35 (2.31%) Dynamics GP
2 15 (0.99%) Dynamics CRM
3 7 (0.46%) Remedy ITSM
4 4 (0.26%) Dynamics AX
5 3 (0.20%) SAP R/3
5 3 (0.20%) SAP CCM
5 3 (0.20%) SAP ERP
6 1 (0.066%) assyst
Cloud Services
1 194 (12.79%) Office 365
2 118 (7.78%) Microsoft Azure
3 38 (2.50%) Cloud Computing
4 35 (2.31%) Amazon AWS
5 30 (1.98%) SaaS
6 17 (1.12%) IaaS
7 13 (0.86%) Mimecast
8 8 (0.53%) Azure Active Directory
9 6 (0.40%) Amazon EC2
9 6 (0.40%) Amazon S3
10 5 (0.33%) PaaS
11 3 (0.20%) Sumo Logic
12 1 (0.066%) Google Apps
12 1 (0.066%) AWS CloudTrail
12 1 (0.066%) Symantec.cloud
12 1 (0.066%) Amazon CloudWatch
Communications & Networking
1 395 (26.04%) SAN
2 333 (21.95%) DNS
3 264 (17.40%) DHCP
4 177 (11.67%) TCP/IP
5 165 (10.88%) Firewall
6 127 (8.37%) WAN
7 119 (7.84%) LAN
8 65 (4.28%) NetScaler
9 61 (4.02%) VPN
9 61 (4.02%) Internet
10 55 (3.63%) Unified Communications
11 54 (3.56%) iSCSI
12 50 (3.30%) FTP
13 45 (2.97%) VLAN
13 45 (2.97%) Wireless
14 43 (2.83%) NAS
15 41 (2.70%) VoIP
16 32 (2.11%) Wireshark
17 31 (2.04%) Cisco ASA
18 27 (1.78%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 344 (22.68%) SQL Server
2 138 (9.10%) SQL Server 2008
3 88 (5.80%) SQL Server 2012
4 58 (3.82%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 54 (3.56%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 50 (3.30%) SQL Server 2005
7 25 (1.65%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 20 (1.32%) MySQL
9 18 (1.19%) Microsoft Analysis Services
10 8 (0.53%) Amazon RDS
11 7 (0.46%) Relational Database
12 6 (0.40%) DTS
12 6 (0.40%) SQL Server 2000
13 5 (0.33%) RDBMS
14 4 (0.26%) Redis
14 4 (0.26%) Data Warehouse
15 3 (0.20%) SAP BW
15 3 (0.20%) Crystal Reports
16 2 (0.13%) Oracle Database
16 2 (0.13%) DB2
Development Applications
1 33 (2.18%) JIRA
2 32 (2.11%) Subversion
3 18 (1.19%) Visual Studio
4 7 (0.46%) Team Foundation Server
5 5 (0.33%) VSS/SourceSafe
5 5 (0.33%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
6 3 (0.20%) Introscope
7 2 (0.13%) Git (software)
7 2 (0.13%) LoadRunner
8 1 (0.066%) NUnit
8 1 (0.066%) Jenkins
General
1 164 (10.81%) Finance
2 44 (2.90%) Legal
2 44 (2.90%) Advertising
3 42 (2.77%) Law
4 36 (2.37%) Back Office
5 27 (1.78%) Retail
5 27 (1.78%) Publishing
6 23 (1.52%) Banking
7 21 (1.38%) Marketing
8 17 (1.12%) Telecoms
9 16 (1.05%) Financial Institution
10 7 (0.46%) Manufacturing
11 6 (0.40%) German Language
12 5 (0.33%) Billing
13 3 (0.20%) French Language
14 2 (0.13%) Investment Banking
14 2 (0.13%) Pharmaceutical
15 1 (0.066%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 208 (13.71%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 192 (12.66%) Consultant
3 183 (12.06%) Analyst
4 144 (9.49%) Support Engineer
5 114 (7.51%) Administrator
6 109 (7.19%) Systems Engineer
7 93 (6.13%) Systems Administrator
8 83 (5.47%) 3rd Line Support
9 72 (4.75%) Infrastructure Analyst
10 68 (4.48%) Technical Consultant
11 65 (4.28%) Architect
12 56 (3.69%) Server Engineer
13 51 (3.36%) Infrastructure Consultant
14 46 (3.03%) Network Engineer
15 44 (2.90%) Microsoft Consultant
16 43 (2.83%) Team Leader
17 41 (2.70%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
18 40 (2.64%) Infrastructure Specialist
19 39 (2.57%) Systems Support
20 38 (2.50%) Technical Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 50 (3.30%) .NET
2 42 (2.77%) Web Services
3 41 (2.70%) Application Packaging
4 15 (0.99%) XML
4 15 (0.99%) .NET Framework
5 14 (0.92%) MSMQ
6 12 (0.79%) SAML
7 9 (0.59%) ASP.NET
8 5 (0.33%) WCF
8 5 (0.33%) SAP PI
9 4 (0.26%) jQuery
9 4 (0.26%) HTML
9 4 (0.26%) Middleware
10 3 (0.20%) X-Windows
10 3 (0.20%) SOAP
10 3 (0.20%) WAP
10 3 (0.20%) JSON
10 3 (0.20%) XMPP
10 3 (0.20%) Ajax
11 2 (0.13%) COM
Miscellaneous
1 150 (9.89%) Clustering
2 100 (6.59%) Analytical Skills
3 61 (4.02%) Blackberry
4 51 (3.36%) Private Cloud
5 37 (2.44%) Replication
6 35 (2.31%) Video Conferencing
7 32 (2.11%) Hybrid Cloud
8 27 (1.78%) Management Information System
8 27 (1.78%) Computer Science
9 21 (1.38%) PKI
10 19 (1.25%) Digital Media
10 19 (1.25%) Public Cloud
11 16 (1.05%) EqualLogic
12 15 (0.99%) Enterprise Storage
13 12 (0.79%) FlexPod
14 10 (0.66%) BYOD
15 9 (0.59%) Hedge funds
16 8 (0.53%) Statistics
17 7 (0.46%) Thin Client
17 7 (0.46%) CMDB
Operating Systems
1 1205 (79.43%) Windows
2 692 (45.62%) Windows Server 2008
3 609 (40.15%) Windows Server 2012
4 351 (23.14%) Windows Server 2003
5 209 (13.78%) Windows 7
6 181 (11.93%) Linux
7 87 (5.74%) Windows XP
8 71 (4.68%) Windows 8
9 70 (4.61%) UNIX
10 33 (2.18%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
11 24 (1.58%) Solaris
12 14 (0.92%) Windows 2000 Server
13 12 (0.79%) Windows 2000
14 10 (0.66%) AIX
15 7 (0.46%) Mac OS
16 5 (0.33%) HPUX
17 4 (0.26%) CentOS
18 3 (0.20%) VMS
18 3 (0.20%) Windows Mobile
18 3 (0.20%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 493 (32.50%) ITIL
2 126 (8.31%) Disaster Recovery
2 126 (8.31%) Migration
3 121 (7.98%) Project Management
4 113 (7.45%) Service Management
5 108 (7.12%) Change Management
6 88 (5.80%) Root Cause Analysis
7 78 (5.14%) Incident Management
8 75 (4.94%) Data Protection
9 74 (4.88%) Problem Management
10 58 (3.82%) Mentoring
11 53 (3.49%) CRM
12 52 (3.43%) Service Delivery
13 46 (3.03%) Load Balancing
14 45 (2.97%) Capacity Planning
15 43 (2.83%) High Availability
16 41 (2.70%) Network Monitoring
17 40 (2.64%) People Management
18 38 (2.50%) ITSM
19 35 (2.31%) Software Deployment
Programming Languages
1 352 (23.20%) PowerShell
2 323 (21.29%) SQL
3 42 (2.77%) VBScript
4 37 (2.44%) Bash Shell
5 17 (1.12%) T-SQL
6 14 (0.92%) VB
6 14 (0.92%) JavaScript
7 13 (0.86%) Shell Script
8 12 (0.79%) Python
8 12 (0.79%) Perl
8 12 (0.79%) C
8 12 (0.79%) Java
9 5 (0.33%) PHP
10 4 (0.26%) C#
11 3 (0.20%) VB.NET
11 3 (0.20%) Ruby
11 3 (0.20%) R
12 1 (0.066%) ActionScript
12 1 (0.066%) ActionScript 2.0
Qualifications
1 371 (24.46%) Microsoft Certification
2 284 (18.72%) MCSE
3 216 (14.24%) Security Cleared
4 172 (11.34%) MCITP
5 155 (10.22%) SC Cleared
6 110 (7.25%) Degree
7 95 (6.26%) MCTS
8 81 (5.34%) DV Cleared
9 72 (4.75%) Cisco Certification
10 68 (4.48%) MCSA
11 63 (4.15%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
12 62 (4.09%) MCP
13 60 (3.96%) Citrix Certification
14 57 (3.76%) CCA
15 47 (3.10%) ITIL Certification
16 33 (2.18%) CCNP
17 31 (2.04%) CCNA
18 11 (0.73%) CCDP
18 11 (0.73%) VCP5
19 10 (0.66%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 140 (9.23%) SLA
2 11 (0.73%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 10 (0.66%) QA
4 5 (0.33%) PCI DSS
5 3 (0.20%) Sarbanes-Oxley
5 3 (0.20%) ISO 9001
6 2 (0.13%) COBIT
System Software
1 932 (61.44%) Active Directory
2 536 (35.33%) Hyper-V
3 417 (27.49%) VMware Infrastructure
4 175 (11.54%) vSphere
5 158 (10.42%) XenApp
6 136 (8.97%) XenDesktop
7 134 (8.83%) VMware ESXi
8 106 (6.99%) VMware ESX
9 89 (5.87%) Microsoft App-V
10 62 (4.09%) XenServer
11 47 (3.10%) ISA Server
12 45 (2.97%) Forefront TMG
13 35 (2.31%) Terminal Services
14 30 (1.98%) Microsoft Virtual Server
15 25 (1.65%) VMware Server
16 22 (1.45%) Citrix Presentation Server
17 19 (1.25%) UAG
18 15 (0.99%) vCloud
19 13 (0.86%) Terminal Server
20 12 (0.79%) BitLocker
Systems Management
1 1005 (66.25%) SCCM
2 213 (14.04%) SCVMM
3 95 (6.26%) SCOrch
4 83 (5.47%) NetBackup
5 78 (5.14%) Nagios
6 71 (4.68%) SCDPM
7 70 (4.61%) Forefront Identity Manager
8 67 (4.42%) WSUS
9 66 (4.35%) SCSM
10 49 (3.23%) Backup Exec
11 48 (3.16%) HP SIM
12 43 (2.83%) OpenView
13 39 (2.57%) Tivoli
14 34 (2.24%) HP Data Protector
15 31 (2.04%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
16 28 (1.85%) EdgeSight
17 27 (1.78%) EMC NetWorker
17 27 (1.78%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
18 26 (1.71%) Opsview
19 25 (1.65%) vMotion
Vendors
1 1065 (70.20%) Microsoft
2 670 (44.17%) VMware
3 327 (21.56%) Citrix
4 292 (19.25%) HP
5 291 (19.18%) Cisco
6 172 (11.34%) Dell
7 128 (8.44%) NetApp
8 115 (7.58%) Symantec
9 104 (6.86%) EMC
10 95 (6.26%) Oracle
11 93 (6.13%) Remedy
12 89 (5.87%) SolarWinds
13 60 (3.96%) CommVault
14 54 (3.56%) AppSense
15 48 (3.16%) IBM
15 48 (3.16%) Veeam
16 42 (2.77%) Red Hat
17 39 (2.57%) LANDesk
17 39 (2.57%) Juniper
18 30 (1.98%) Altiris
Egham, Surrey
Spargonet Consulting Plc
Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum, Benefits Pension, Health plan and Life Assu
Posted: 19 hours ago
City, London
Hays Finance Technology
Salary: £40000.00 - £60000.00 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Banstead, Surrey
Oscar Associates (UK) Ltd
Salary: £26000 - £35000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Hatfield, Hertfordshire
JM
Salary: £30000 - £45000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
4it Recruitment Ltd
Salary: From £35,000 to £40,000 per annum plus additional benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Somerset
Logic Engagements Ltd
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Mortimer Spinks a trading division of Harvey Nash Plc
Salary: excellent package and bonus
Posted: 3 days ago
Hampshire
Harvey Nash IT Recruitment UK
Salary: Bonus + Shift Allowance
Posted: 3 days ago
Telford, Shropshire
ReThink Recruitment
Salary: £30000.00 - £40000.00 per annum + Bonus + Bens
Posted: 3 days ago
Leicestershire
Uniting Ambition
Salary: £30k - 40k per year
Posted: 3 days ago
Swindon, Wiltshire
FT Select
Salary: From £35,000 to £40,000 per annum plus benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
London
Refreshing Recruitment
Salary: £35000 - £42000 per annum + huge bens and staff discount
Posted: 3 days ago
Tadley, Hampshire
Polar Recruitment
Salary: £25000 - £29000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Oldbury, West Midlands (County)
Senitor Associates
Salary: £30000 - £45000 per annum + Great Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
City, London
Harrington Starr
Salary: £65000 - £80000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Berkshire
Global Technology Solutions Ltd
Salary: £30000 per annum + £1,200 DV allowance
Posted: 4 days ago
Reading, Berkshire
Global Technology Solutions Ltd
Salary: £34000 - £35000 per annum + £1,200 DV allowance
Posted: 4 days ago
Leatherhead, Surrey
CGI
Salary: £28000 - £42000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Tadley, Hampshire
Polar Recruitment
Salary: £3000 - £36107 per annum + benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Woking, Surrey
Involved Solutions Ltd
Salary: £50000.00 - £60000.00 per annum + Benefits + Bonus
Posted: 5 days ago