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 22 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
22 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft System Center Operations Manager (SCOM)
Rank 399 410 453
Rank change year-on-year
+11 +43
Permanent jobs citing SCOM 645 587 524
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 0.60% 0.59% 0.47%
As % of the Systems Management category 9.07% 9.61% 8.45%
Number of salaries quoted 476 482 441
Average salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000
90% offered a salary of more than £32,000 £35,000 £33,200
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £60,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £41,000 £41,500
% change year-on-year
-2.43% -1.20%
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
7114 6108 6200
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 6.67% 6.11% 5.59%
Number of salaries quoted 5659 4981 5116
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 £31,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £65,000 £62,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+2.40% +3.75%

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 22 September 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 22 September 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 +8 269 £50,000 - 27
South East +26 164 £42,500 -5.55% 25
East of England +23 44 £42,250 -11.05% 4
Yorkshire -54 44 £36,750 -3.28% 3
South West -12 36 £35,000 -30.00% 23
West Midlands -9 33 £40,000 -20.00% 4
North West -31 30 £45,000 +19.20% 8
East Midlands -18 17 £45,000 +18.42% 3
North East - 2 £47,000 -
Midlands +15 1 £45,000 +20.00%
SCOM
UK

SCOM
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 22 September 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.

1 934 (74.60%) Windows
2 764 (61.02%) Microsoft
3 709 (56.63%) SCCM
4 708 (56.55%) Active Directory
5 624 (49.84%) VMware
6 456 (36.42%) Windows Server 2008
7 417 (33.31%) VMware Infrastructure
8 394 (31.47%) Hyper-V
9 391 (31.23%) SAN
10 347 (27.72%) MS Excel
11 344 (27.48%) ITIL
12 342 (27.32%) Windows Server 2012
13 335 (26.76%) MS Exchange
14 330 (26.36%) DNS
15 299 (23.88%) Microsoft Certification
16 291 (23.24%) Citrix
17 287 (22.92%) SQL
18 283 (22.60%) SQL Server
19 275 (21.96%) Windows Server 2003
20 255 (20.37%) SharePoint
21 249 (19.89%) HP
22 243 (19.41%) DHCP
23 231 (18.45%) Finance
24 222 (17.73%) Exchange Server 2010
25 212 (16.93%) MCSE
26 186 (14.86%) TCP/IP
27 175 (13.98%) PowerShell
28 174 (13.90%) Cisco
29 173 (13.82%) Lync
30 172 (13.74%) Linux

SCOM
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 22 September 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
1 335 (26.76%) MS Exchange
2 255 (20.37%) SharePoint
3 222 (17.73%) Exchange Server 2010
4 173 (13.82%) Lync
5 152 (12.14%) IIS
6 146 (11.66%) Exchange Server 2013
7 77 (6.15%) Exchange Server 2007
8 64 (5.11%) SharePoint Server
9 43 (3.43%) Exchange Server 2003
10 40 (3.19%) Apache
11 37 (2.96%) BizTalk Server
12 32 (2.56%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
13 30 (2.40%) SharePoint 2010
13 30 (2.40%) Tomcat
14 23 (1.84%) SharePoint 2013
15 16 (1.28%) Lotus Domino
16 13 (1.04%) Oracle Workflow
17 8 (0.64%) Documentum
18 6 (0.48%) Office Communications Server
19 5 (0.40%) nginx
Applications
1 347 (27.72%) MS Excel
2 68 (5.43%) MS Office
3 6 (0.48%) MS Project
4 3 (0.24%) PowerPivot
5 2 (0.16%) MS Visio
6 1 (0.080%) MS PowerPoint
6 1 (0.080%) Revit
6 1 (0.080%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 38 (3.04%) Dynamics GP
2 34 (2.72%) Dynamics CRM
3 15 (1.20%) Oracle EBS
4 10 (0.80%) Sage 1000
5 7 (0.56%) SAP Oil and Gas
6 6 (0.48%) Remedy ITSM
7 1 (0.080%) Agresso
Cloud Services
1 97 (7.75%) Office 365
2 83 (6.63%) Microsoft Azure
3 31 (2.48%) Amazon AWS
4 25 (2.00%) IaaS
5 17 (1.36%) Cloud Computing
6 12 (0.96%) PaaS
7 8 (0.64%) Amazon EC2
7 8 (0.64%) Amazon S3
8 6 (0.48%) Amazon ELB
9 5 (0.40%) SaaS
10 3 (0.24%) Google Apps
Communications & Networking
1 391 (31.23%) SAN
2 330 (26.36%) DNS
3 243 (19.41%) DHCP
4 186 (14.86%) TCP/IP
5 133 (10.62%) Firewall
6 105 (8.39%) NAS
7 91 (7.27%) WAN
8 79 (6.31%) Internet
9 76 (6.07%) LAN
10 65 (5.19%) FTP
11 61 (4.87%) VPN
12 53 (4.23%) SNMP
13 49 (3.91%) Wireless
14 48 (3.83%) SSL
14 48 (3.83%) Unified Communications
15 43 (3.43%) HTTP
16 39 (3.12%) IPv4
17 34 (2.72%) NetScaler
18 31 (2.48%) iSCSI
19 24 (1.92%) MPLS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 283 (22.60%) SQL Server
2 73 (5.83%) SQL Server 2008
3 45 (3.59%) SQL Server Analysis Services
4 44 (3.51%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 43 (3.43%) SQL Server 2005
5 43 (3.43%) SQL Server 2012
6 40 (3.19%) MySQL
7 31 (2.48%) MongoDB
8 30 (2.40%) NoSQL
8 30 (2.40%) Redis
9 28 (2.24%) MariaDB
10 26 (2.08%) Oracle Database
11 8 (0.64%) SQL Server Reporting Services
12 7 (0.56%) PostgreSQL
13 6 (0.48%) Data Warehouse
13 6 (0.48%) Microsoft Analysis Services
14 3 (0.24%) OLTP
14 3 (0.24%) Oracle Database 11g
15 2 (0.16%) Relational Database
15 2 (0.16%) SQL Server 2000
Development Applications
1 38 (3.04%) JIRA
1 38 (3.04%) Subversion
2 7 (0.56%) Team Foundation Server
3 4 (0.32%) MSI
3 4 (0.32%) NUnit
4 1 (0.080%) Git (software)
4 1 (0.080%) Oracle APEX
General
1 231 (18.45%) Finance
2 47 (3.75%) Retail
3 35 (2.80%) Telecoms
4 33 (2.64%) Banking
5 25 (2.00%) Marketing
6 19 (1.52%) Financial Institution
7 18 (1.44%) Back Office
8 16 (1.28%) Legal
9 15 (1.20%) Law
10 10 (0.80%) Pharmaceutical
10 10 (0.80%) Publishing
10 10 (0.80%) Investment Banking
11 8 (0.64%) Manufacturing
12 7 (0.56%) Electronics
13 6 (0.48%) Advertising
13 6 (0.48%) Greek Language
13 6 (0.48%) Polish Language
14 5 (0.40%) Local Government
15 3 (0.24%) Games
16 2 (0.16%) Online Betting
Job Titles
1 173 (13.82%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 170 (13.58%) Support Engineer
3 142 (11.34%) Architect
4 118 (9.42%) Analyst
5 99 (7.91%) Consultant
6 98 (7.83%) Administrator
7 73 (5.83%) Server Engineer
8 72 (5.75%) Systems Administrator
9 71 (5.67%) 3rd Line Support
10 43 (3.43%) Team Leader
11 42 (3.35%) Server Support
12 41 (3.27%) Systems Engineer
12 41 (3.27%) Infrastructure Specialist
13 40 (3.19%) Microsoft Specialist
14 39 (3.12%) Technical Architect
15 38 (3.04%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
16 37 (2.96%) Infrastructure Analyst
17 36 (2.88%) Microsoft Consultant
18 32 (2.56%) Developer
18 32 (2.56%) Support Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 55 (4.39%) .NET
2 49 (3.91%) Web Services
3 30 (2.40%) RabbitMQ
4 28 (2.24%) MSMQ
5 27 (2.16%) Application Packaging
6 25 (2.00%) ASP.NET
7 23 (1.84%) COM
8 9 (0.72%) SAML
9 8 (0.64%) Software Packaging
9 8 (0.64%) XML
10 6 (0.48%) HTML
11 5 (0.40%) Middleware
12 4 (0.32%) jQuery
12 4 (0.32%) ASP.NET MVC
12 4 (0.32%) CSS
13 1 (0.080%) .NET Framework
13 1 (0.080%) SOAP
13 1 (0.080%) ADO.NET
13 1 (0.080%) Classic ASP
13 1 (0.080%) OLE
Miscellaneous
1 127 (10.14%) Clustering
2 77 (6.15%) Blackberry
3 67 (5.35%) Analytical Skills
4 43 (3.43%) PKI
5 29 (2.32%) Replication
6 20 (1.60%) EqualLogic
6 20 (1.60%) Enterprise Storage
6 20 (1.60%) Enterprise Software
6 20 (1.60%) Management Information System
7 14 (1.12%) Firmware
7 14 (1.12%) Computer Science
8 13 (1.04%) Hedge funds
9 12 (0.96%) Video Conferencing
10 8 (0.64%) DTV
10 8 (0.64%) Client/Server
11 7 (0.56%) Thin Client
11 7 (0.56%) Fat Client
12 5 (0.40%) Mainframe
12 5 (0.40%) Visualisation
12 5 (0.40%) FMCG
Operating Systems
1 934 (74.60%) Windows
2 456 (36.42%) Windows Server 2008
3 342 (27.32%) Windows Server 2012
4 275 (21.96%) Windows Server 2003
5 172 (13.74%) Linux
6 103 (8.23%) Windows 7
7 53 (4.23%) UNIX
8 50 (3.99%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 48 (3.83%) Windows XP
10 36 (2.88%) Solaris
11 35 (2.80%) CentOS
12 29 (2.32%) Windows 8
13 28 (2.24%) Windows 2000 Server
14 17 (1.36%) AIX
15 10 (0.80%) Windows Mobile
16 7 (0.56%) HPUX
17 5 (0.40%) Windows Vista
17 5 (0.40%) Ubuntu
17 5 (0.40%) Mac OS
18 3 (0.24%) Windows 2000
Processes & Methodologies
1 344 (27.48%) ITIL
2 104 (8.31%) Project Management
3 100 (7.99%) Service Delivery
4 78 (6.23%) Migration
5 71 (5.67%) Change Management
5 71 (5.67%) E-Commerce
6 68 (5.43%) Load Balancing
7 65 (5.19%) Disaster Recovery
8 64 (5.11%) Performance Tuning
9 62 (4.95%) Problem Management
9 62 (4.95%) Performance Monitoring
10 53 (4.23%) CRM
10 53 (4.23%) Configuration Management
11 45 (3.59%) Capacity Planning
11 45 (3.59%) Service Management
12 43 (3.43%) Mentoring
13 42 (3.35%) People Management
14 39 (3.12%) Data Protection
15 37 (2.96%) Agile Software Development
16 35 (2.80%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 287 (22.92%) SQL
2 175 (13.98%) PowerShell
3 43 (3.43%) Bash Shell
4 41 (3.27%) Ruby
5 40 (3.19%) Perl
6 24 (1.92%) T-SQL
7 19 (1.52%) Java
8 16 (1.28%) C#
9 14 (1.12%) VBScript
10 13 (1.04%) C
11 9 (0.72%) VB
12 8 (0.64%) Python
13 6 (0.48%) PHP
14 5 (0.40%) JavaScript
15 4 (0.32%) Shell Script
15 4 (0.32%) PL/SQL
16 1 (0.080%) R
Qualifications
1 299 (23.88%) Microsoft Certification
2 212 (16.93%) MCSE
3 134 (10.70%) Security Cleared
4 107 (8.55%) SC Cleared
5 93 (7.43%) MCITP
6 92 (7.35%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
7 81 (6.47%) Degree
8 68 (5.43%) Cisco Certification
9 61 (4.87%) MCP
10 57 (4.55%) MCTS
11 55 (4.39%) MCSA
12 50 (3.99%) CCNA
13 48 (3.83%) DV Cleared
14 42 (3.35%) Citrix Certification
15 30 (2.40%) ITIL Certification
16 29 (2.32%) CCA
17 24 (1.92%) CCNP
18 19 (1.52%) VCAP
19 17 (1.36%) VCP5
20 15 (1.20%) RHCE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 111 (8.87%) SLA
2 14 (1.12%) QA
3 11 (0.88%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 5 (0.40%) PCI DSS
5 4 (0.32%) BS7799
6 3 (0.24%) ISO 9001
7 2 (0.16%) Data Quality
8 1 (0.080%) Sarbanes-Oxley
8 1 (0.080%) GPG13
System Software
1 708 (56.55%) Active Directory
2 417 (33.31%) VMware Infrastructure
3 394 (31.47%) Hyper-V
4 162 (12.94%) vSphere
5 128 (10.22%) VMware ESX
6 109 (8.71%) XenApp
7 64 (5.11%) XenDesktop
8 48 (3.83%) Forefront TMG
9 46 (3.67%) ISA Server
10 43 (3.43%) UAG
11 42 (3.35%) VMware ESXi
12 28 (2.24%) Microsoft App-V
13 17 (1.36%) Terminal Services
14 16 (1.28%) XenServer
15 15 (1.20%) Oracle RMAN
15 15 (1.20%) vCloud
16 14 (1.12%) Microsoft Virtual Server
17 12 (0.96%) Terminal Server
18 9 (0.72%) VMware Server
19 8 (0.64%) NFS
Systems Management
1 709 (56.63%) SCCM
2 131 (10.46%) SCVMM
3 107 (8.55%) Nagios
4 90 (7.19%) WSUS
5 89 (7.11%) NetBackup
6 76 (6.07%) SCOrch
7 67 (5.35%) SCDPM
8 59 (4.71%) HP SIM
9 56 (4.47%) Puppet
10 48 (3.83%) Forefront Identity Manager
11 47 (3.75%) Opscode Chef
11 47 (3.75%) OpenView
12 46 (3.67%) SCSM
13 45 (3.59%) Backup Exec
14 38 (3.04%) Tivoli
15 27 (2.16%) Tivoli Storage Manager
15 27 (2.16%) EMC NetWorker
16 25 (2.00%) CA Spectrum
17 21 (1.68%) Norton AntiVirus
18 19 (1.52%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
Vendors
1 764 (61.02%) Microsoft
2 624 (49.84%) VMware
3 291 (23.24%) Citrix
4 249 (19.89%) HP
5 174 (13.90%) Cisco
6 122 (9.74%) EMC
7 121 (9.66%) SolarWinds
8 104 (8.31%) Symantec
9 100 (7.99%) Oracle
10 92 (7.35%) Dell
11 89 (7.11%) NetApp
12 70 (5.59%) Remedy
13 57 (4.55%) IBM
13 57 (4.55%) Red Hat
14 41 (3.27%) CommVault
15 37 (2.96%) AppSense
15 37 (2.96%) Sophos
16 36 (2.88%) F5
17 34 (2.72%) McAfee
17 34 (2.72%) CA
London
Refreshing Recruitment
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum + bens + £3k on-call
Posted: 1 hour ago
Colchester, Essex
Allied Worldwide
Salary: Up to £50,000 per annum
Posted: 3 hours ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Spring Technology
Salary: £30000.00 - £34000.00 per annum
Posted: 4 hours ago
Tadley, Hampshire
Polar Recruitment
Salary: £1 - £34907 per annum + DV uplift + benefits
Posted: 5 hours ago
Tadley, Hampshire
Polar Recruitment
Salary: £1 - £34907 per annum + DV uplift + benefits
Posted: 5 hours ago
Tadley, Hampshire
Polar Recruitment
Salary: £1 - £41384 per annum + DV uplift + benefits
Posted: 5 hours ago
Crawley, West Sussex
Comtecs
Salary: £42000 - £50000 Per Annum + On call + Bonus + Excellent Bene
Posted: 7 hours ago
Wiltshire
Yoh
Posted: 18 hours ago
Bristol, Avon
Capita Resourcing - IT Resourcing
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Sheffield, South Yorkshire
Fruition IT Resources Limited
Posted: 3 days ago
Croydon, Surrey
Atos
Salary: Competitive Salary + Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Colchester, Essex
Hurren and Hope
Salary: Salary & package reflects the seniority of this post. please call.
Posted: 3 days ago
Reading, Berkshire
Polar Recruitment
Salary: £0000 - £1111 per annum + Excellent Benefits Package
Posted: 3 days ago
Reading, Berkshire
Polar Recruitment
Salary: £0000 - £1111 per annum + Excellent Benefits Package
Posted: 3 days ago
Redhill, Surrey
The Bridge Ltd
Salary: From £35,000 to £65,000 per annum plus benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
City, London
Westek Recruitment
Posted: 3 days ago
London
RBW Consulting
Salary: From £45,000 to £60,000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Uxbridge, Middlesex
CPS Group UK
Salary: £55000 - £60000 per annum + benefits.
Posted: 4 days ago
South East London
FT Select
Salary: From £35,000 to £45,000 per annum plus on-call, overtime and benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Reading, Berkshire
Global Technology Solutions Ltd
Salary: £40500 per annum + £1,200 DV allowance
Posted: 4 days ago