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

Location
3 months to
31 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft System Center Operations Manager (SCOM)
Rank 356 411 413
Rank change year-on-year
+55 +2
Permanent jobs citing SCOM 768 618 568
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 0.75% 0.58% 0.55%
As % of the Systems Management category 11.08% 9.21% 9.61%
Number of salaries quoted 619 502 455
Average salary £45,000 £47,500 £48,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-5.26% -1.04%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £30,000 £36,000
10% offered a salary of more than £67,500 £62,500 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £42,375 £47,500
% change year-on-year
-5.60% -10.78%
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
6932 6713 5909
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 6.78% 6.29% 5.73%
Number of salaries quoted 5594 5343 4618
Average salary £48,000 £46,000 £46,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+4.34% -
90% offered a salary of more than £31,000 £29,000 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £65,000 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £42,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+1.19% -1.17%

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 March 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 March 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 +52 326 £52,500 +3.96% 19
South East -10 134 £47,500 +0.52% 24
Yorkshire +39 86 £36,750 +5.00% 13
East of England +43 73 £40,000 -20.00% 2
South West +5 50 £35,500 +26.78% 9
West Midlands -11 32 £43,750 -7.89% 2
North West -11 32 £40,000 +21.21% 6
East Midlands -2 26 £42,000 +10.52% 3
North East -16 1 £32,500 +8.33%
Midlands - 1 £52,500 -
SCOM
UK

SCOM
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 31 March 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 1274 (78.30%) Windows
2 1120 (68.84%) Microsoft
3 1054 (64.78%) SCCM
4 992 (60.97%) Active Directory
5 728 (44.74%) VMware
6 684 (42.04%) Windows Server 2008
7 616 (37.86%) Windows Server 2012
8 587 (36.08%) Hyper-V
9 525 (32.27%) MS Exchange
10 516 (31.71%) ITIL
11 456 (28.03%) VMware Infrastructure
12 422 (25.94%) SAN
13 398 (24.46%) MS Excel
14 381 (23.42%) Microsoft Certification
15 372 (22.86%) SQL Server
16 354 (21.76%) PowerShell
17 345 (21.20%) SQL
17 345 (21.20%) Citrix
18 337 (20.71%) Windows Server 2003
19 332 (20.41%) HP
20 329 (20.22%) Exchange Server 2010
21 328 (20.16%) DNS
22 296 (18.19%) Cisco
23 290 (17.82%) Lync
24 289 (17.76%) MCSE
25 259 (15.92%) SCVMM
26 255 (15.67%) DHCP
27 247 (15.18%) SharePoint
28 238 (14.63%) Security Cleared
29 212 (13.03%) Finance

SCOM
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 31 March 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
1 525 (32.27%) MS Exchange
2 329 (20.22%) Exchange Server 2010
3 290 (17.82%) Lync
4 247 (15.18%) SharePoint
5 158 (9.71%) IIS
6 147 (9.04%) Exchange Server 2013
7 125 (7.68%) Exchange Server 2007
8 68 (4.18%) Office Communications Server
9 52 (3.20%) SharePoint 2013
10 43 (2.64%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
11 42 (2.58%) SharePoint 2010
12 39 (2.40%) Exchange Server 2003
13 29 (1.78%) BizTalk Server
14 11 (0.68%) Tomcat
14 11 (0.68%) JBoss
15 10 (0.61%) Lotus Domino
16 8 (0.49%) Apache
17 5 (0.31%) SharePoint Server
18 3 (0.18%) WebSphere
18 3 (0.18%) GlassFish
Applications
1 398 (24.46%) MS Excel
2 117 (7.19%) MS Office
3 19 (1.17%) MS Visio
4 9 (0.55%) MS Project
5 5 (0.31%) MS PowerPoint
6 1 (0.061%) Spreadsheet
6 1 (0.061%) AutoCAD
Business Applications
1 42 (2.58%) Dynamics GP
2 22 (1.35%) Dynamics CRM
3 9 (0.55%) Remedy ITSM
4 5 (0.31%) Dynamics AX
5 3 (0.18%) SAP R/3
5 3 (0.18%) SAP CCM
5 3 (0.18%) SAP ERP
6 2 (0.12%) SAP Oil and Gas
7 1 (0.061%) assyst
Cloud Services
1 199 (12.23%) Office 365
2 123 (7.56%) Microsoft Azure
3 28 (1.72%) Cloud Computing
4 24 (1.48%) SaaS
5 17 (1.04%) Amazon AWS
6 11 (0.68%) IaaS
7 5 (0.31%) PaaS
8 3 (0.18%) Sumo Logic
9 1 (0.061%) Google Apps
9 1 (0.061%) Amazon EC2
9 1 (0.061%) Amazon S3
Communications & Networking
1 422 (25.94%) SAN
2 328 (20.16%) DNS
3 255 (15.67%) DHCP
4 193 (11.86%) TCP/IP
5 184 (11.31%) Firewall
6 140 (8.60%) WAN
7 133 (8.17%) LAN
8 80 (4.92%) VPN
9 77 (4.73%) Internet
10 62 (3.81%) Wireless
11 59 (3.63%) Unified Communications
12 58 (3.56%) iSCSI
13 57 (3.50%) VLAN
14 55 (3.38%) NetScaler
14 55 (3.38%) FTP
15 44 (2.70%) NAS
16 39 (2.40%) VoIP
17 37 (2.27%) MPLS
17 37 (2.27%) Cisco ASA
18 28 (1.72%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 372 (22.86%) SQL Server
2 145 (8.91%) SQL Server 2008
3 94 (5.78%) SQL Server 2012
4 64 (3.93%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 59 (3.63%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 54 (3.32%) SQL Server 2005
7 23 (1.41%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 22 (1.35%) MySQL
9 18 (1.11%) Microsoft Analysis Services
10 9 (0.55%) Amazon RDS
11 7 (0.43%) DTS
11 7 (0.43%) Relational Database
12 6 (0.37%) Data Mining
12 6 (0.37%) SQL Server 2000
13 5 (0.31%) RDBMS
14 4 (0.25%) Oracle Database
15 3 (0.18%) SAP BW
16 2 (0.12%) DB2
16 2 (0.12%) Data Warehouse
17 1 (0.061%) OLTP
Development Applications
1 39 (2.40%) Subversion
1 39 (2.40%) JIRA
2 21 (1.29%) Visual Studio
3 5 (0.31%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
4 4 (0.25%) VSS/SourceSafe
5 3 (0.18%) Team Foundation Server
6 2 (0.12%) Git (software)
6 2 (0.12%) LoadRunner
6 2 (0.12%) Introscope
7 1 (0.061%) NUnit
General
1 212 (13.03%) Finance
2 45 (2.77%) Law
3 40 (2.46%) Back Office
4 39 (2.40%) Advertising
5 38 (2.34%) Legal
6 34 (2.09%) Retail
6 34 (2.09%) Telecoms
7 28 (1.72%) Publishing
8 26 (1.60%) Banking
9 23 (1.41%) Marketing
10 13 (0.80%) Financial Institution
11 8 (0.49%) Manufacturing
12 6 (0.37%) German Language
13 5 (0.31%) Billing
14 3 (0.18%) French Language
15 2 (0.12%) Investment Banking
15 2 (0.12%) Pharmaceutical
15 2 (0.12%) Electronics
16 1 (0.061%) Aerospace
16 1 (0.061%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 212 (13.03%) Analyst
2 210 (12.91%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 198 (12.17%) Consultant
4 164 (10.08%) Support Engineer
5 115 (7.07%) Administrator
6 108 (6.64%) Systems Engineer
7 92 (5.65%) Systems Administrator
8 87 (5.35%) Infrastructure Analyst
9 83 (5.10%) 3rd Line Support
10 74 (4.55%) Architect
11 68 (4.18%) Server Engineer
12 67 (4.12%) Technical Consultant
13 58 (3.56%) Network Engineer
14 54 (3.32%) Team Leader
15 51 (3.13%) Infrastructure Consultant
16 43 (2.64%) Microsoft Consultant
17 41 (2.52%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
18 40 (2.46%) Technical Specialist
18 40 (2.46%) Senior Analyst
19 39 (2.40%) Support Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 49 (3.01%) .NET
2 44 (2.70%) Application Packaging
3 31 (1.91%) Web Services
4 17 (1.04%) XML
5 15 (0.92%) MSMQ
6 12 (0.74%) SAML
6 12 (0.74%) .NET Framework
7 6 (0.37%) ASP.NET
8 5 (0.31%) Middleware
8 5 (0.31%) WCF
8 5 (0.31%) SAP PI
9 3 (0.18%) X-Windows
9 3 (0.18%) HTML
9 3 (0.18%) XMPP
10 2 (0.12%) COM
10 2 (0.12%) WAP
11 1 (0.061%) XSL
11 1 (0.061%) CSS
11 1 (0.061%) MDX
11 1 (0.061%) Software Packaging
Miscellaneous
1 152 (9.34%) Clustering
2 99 (6.08%) Analytical Skills
3 66 (4.06%) Blackberry
4 54 (3.32%) Private Cloud
5 37 (2.27%) Replication
6 36 (2.21%) PKI
6 36 (2.21%) Computer Science
7 33 (2.03%) Hybrid Cloud
8 29 (1.78%) Video Conferencing
9 28 (1.72%) Management Information System
10 22 (1.35%) Enterprise Storage
11 19 (1.17%) Digital Media
12 16 (0.98%) Public Cloud
13 13 (0.80%) Hedge funds
14 11 (0.68%) EqualLogic
15 9 (0.55%) CMDB
15 9 (0.55%) Statistics
15 9 (0.55%) FlexPod
16 8 (0.49%) Fat Client
16 8 (0.49%) AVVID
Operating Systems
1 1274 (78.30%) Windows
2 684 (42.04%) Windows Server 2008
3 616 (37.86%) Windows Server 2012
4 337 (20.71%) Windows Server 2003
5 209 (12.85%) Linux
6 190 (11.68%) Windows 7
7 86 (5.29%) UNIX
8 77 (4.73%) Windows XP
9 70 (4.30%) Windows 8
10 31 (1.91%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
11 23 (1.41%) Solaris
12 21 (1.29%) Windows 2000 Server
13 12 (0.74%) Windows 2000
14 11 (0.68%) AIX
15 5 (0.31%) Mac OS
15 5 (0.31%) Mac OS X
16 4 (0.25%) Windows Mobile
16 4 (0.25%) CentOS
17 3 (0.18%) Android
17 3 (0.18%) VMS
Processes & Methodologies
1 516 (31.71%) ITIL
2 137 (8.42%) Migration
3 130 (7.99%) Disaster Recovery
4 122 (7.50%) Project Management
5 115 (7.07%) Change Management
6 107 (6.58%) Service Management
7 82 (5.04%) Root Cause Analysis
8 79 (4.86%) Incident Management
9 70 (4.30%) Problem Management
10 69 (4.24%) Load Balancing
11 66 (4.06%) Service Delivery
12 63 (3.87%) Mentoring
13 61 (3.75%) Data Protection
14 55 (3.38%) CRM
15 53 (3.26%) Capacity Planning
16 47 (2.89%) People Management
17 46 (2.83%) Configuration Management
18 43 (2.64%) Software Deployment
19 41 (2.52%) High Availability
20 39 (2.40%) Software Distribution
Programming Languages
1 354 (21.76%) PowerShell
2 345 (21.20%) SQL
3 49 (3.01%) Bash Shell
4 41 (2.52%) VBScript
5 21 (1.29%) Perl
6 19 (1.17%) VB
7 18 (1.11%) T-SQL
8 15 (0.92%) C
9 14 (0.86%) Java
10 13 (0.80%) JavaScript
10 13 (0.80%) Shell Script
11 11 (0.68%) Python
12 5 (0.31%) PHP
13 3 (0.18%) Ruby
13 3 (0.18%) R
14 1 (0.061%) ActionScript 2.0
14 1 (0.061%) ActionScript
14 1 (0.061%) C#
Qualifications
1 381 (23.42%) Microsoft Certification
2 289 (17.76%) MCSE
3 238 (14.63%) Security Cleared
4 184 (11.31%) SC Cleared
5 173 (10.63%) MCITP
6 115 (7.07%) Degree
7 95 (5.84%) MCTS
8 85 (5.22%) DV Cleared
9 79 (4.86%) MCSA
10 78 (4.79%) Cisco Certification
11 75 (4.61%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
12 58 (3.56%) MCP
13 52 (3.20%) Citrix Certification
14 43 (2.64%) CCA
15 38 (2.34%) CCNP
16 36 (2.21%) ITIL Certification
17 32 (1.97%) CCNA
18 18 (1.11%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
19 11 (0.68%) VCP5
20 10 (0.61%) MCDST
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 125 (7.68%) SLA
2 12 (0.74%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 10 (0.61%) QA
4 7 (0.43%) PCI DSS
5 3 (0.18%) ISO 9001
5 3 (0.18%) Sarbanes-Oxley
6 2 (0.12%) COBIT
System Software
1 992 (60.97%) Active Directory
2 587 (36.08%) Hyper-V
3 456 (28.03%) VMware Infrastructure
4 178 (10.94%) vSphere
5 146 (8.97%) XenApp
6 141 (8.67%) VMware ESXi
7 129 (7.93%) XenDesktop
8 120 (7.38%) VMware ESX
9 87 (5.35%) Microsoft App-V
10 66 (4.06%) XenServer
11 63 (3.87%) ISA Server
12 58 (3.56%) Forefront TMG
13 36 (2.21%) UAG
14 35 (2.15%) Terminal Services
15 32 (1.97%) Microsoft Virtual Server
16 24 (1.48%) VMware Server
17 23 (1.41%) Terminal Server
18 21 (1.29%) vCloud
19 17 (1.04%) Citrix Presentation Server
20 16 (0.98%) NFS
Systems Management
1 1054 (64.78%) SCCM
2 259 (15.92%) SCVMM
3 105 (6.45%) SCOrch
4 98 (6.02%) Nagios
5 97 (5.96%) NetBackup
6 83 (5.10%) Forefront Identity Manager
7 79 (4.86%) SCDPM
8 73 (4.49%) WSUS
9 71 (4.36%) SCSM
10 59 (3.63%) HP SIM
11 57 (3.50%) OpenView
12 54 (3.32%) Backup Exec
13 53 (3.26%) Tivoli
14 34 (2.09%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
15 33 (2.03%) HP Data Protector
16 30 (1.84%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
17 29 (1.78%) Netcool
18 27 (1.66%) Opsview
19 24 (1.48%) vMotion
20 23 (1.41%) EdgeSight
Vendors
1 1120 (68.84%) Microsoft
2 728 (44.74%) VMware
3 345 (21.20%) Citrix
4 332 (20.41%) HP
5 296 (18.19%) Cisco
6 186 (11.43%) Dell
7 135 (8.30%) NetApp
8 130 (7.99%) Symantec
9 111 (6.82%) SolarWinds
10 109 (6.70%) EMC
10 109 (6.70%) Oracle
11 102 (6.27%) Remedy
12 63 (3.87%) CommVault
13 57 (3.50%) Veeam
14 52 (3.20%) IBM
15 49 (3.01%) Juniper
16 44 (2.70%) AppSense
17 43 (2.64%) McAfee
18 40 (2.46%) Red Hat
19 38 (2.34%) F5
Southampton, Hampshire
Experis Ltd
Posted: 6 hours ago
Uxbridge, Middlesex
CPS Group UK
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum + corporate benefits
Posted: 18 hours ago
Poole, Dorset
Connectus
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 19 hours ago
Poole, Dorset
Connectus
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum + Car4k
Posted: 19 hours ago
London
HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Salary: £42000.00 - £60000.00 per annum
Posted: 19 hours ago
West Yorkshire
Head Resourcing
Posted: 22 hours ago
Warrington, Cheshire
Oscar Associates (UK) Ltd
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
London
Cititec
Salary: Market related
Posted: Yesterday
London
Cititec
Salary: £40k - 55k per year
Posted: Yesterday
Salford, Lancashire
Outsourcery Hosting Ltd
Salary: From £30,000 to £35,000 per annum plus Bonus, Pension and Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Wakefield, West Yorkshire
Senitor Associates
Salary: £18000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Fruition IT Resources Limited
Salary: £35000 - £38000 per annum + Pension, Holidays
Posted: 3 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
4it Recruitment Ltd
Salary: From £35,000 to £40,000 per annum plus additional benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
The Bridge Ltd
Salary: Up to £40,000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Oxfordshire
Premier IT
Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Berkshire
Jonothan Bosworth
Salary: From £45,000 to £50,000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Southampton, Hampshire
Jonothan Bosworth
Salary: From £45,000 to £55,000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Skipton, North Yorkshire
HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Salary: £30000.00 - £35000.00 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Croydon, Surrey
Streamline Connections
Salary: £50000 - £55000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago