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

Location
3 months to
4 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft System Center Operations Manager (SCOM)
Rank 341 403 390
Rank change year-on-year
+62 -13
Permanent jobs citing SCOM 812 606 607
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 0.82% 0.61% 0.60%
As % of the Systems Management category 12.10% 9.74% 10.67%
Number of salaries quoted 666 506 497
Average salary £45,000 £45,000 £47,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- -5.26%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £29,000 £32,620
10% offered a salary of more than £67,500 £60,000 £62,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £38,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+5.26% -10.58%
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
6712 6219 5691
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 6.77% 6.26% 5.65%
Number of salaries quoted 5385 4932 4477
Average salary £47,500 £46,500 £46,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+2.15% -
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £29,500 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £62,500 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £41,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+3.65% -3.52%

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 4 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 4 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 +80 365 £52,500 - 39
South East -29 133 £45,000 +7.14% 21
Yorkshire +26 75 £37,500 +7.14% 5
East of England +21 70 £40,000 -11.11% 13
South West +6 53 £37,000 +54.16% 10
North West +3 42 £36,500 +25.32% 5
West Midlands -9 40 £47,500 +11.76% 2
East Midlands +13 26 £42,000 +10.52% 3
Midlands 0 4 £52,500 +40.00%
North East -14 1 £32,500 -16.66% 2
SCOM
UK

SCOM
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 4 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 1299 (77.78%) Windows
2 1127 (67.49%) Microsoft
3 1055 (63.17%) SCCM
4 1041 (62.34%) Active Directory
5 759 (45.45%) VMware
6 692 (41.44%) Windows Server 2008
7 613 (36.71%) Windows Server 2012
8 599 (35.87%) Hyper-V
9 532 (31.86%) MS Exchange
10 530 (31.74%) ITIL
11 450 (26.95%) VMware Infrastructure
12 449 (26.89%) SAN
13 419 (25.09%) MS Excel
14 398 (23.83%) SQL Server
14 398 (23.83%) Microsoft Certification
15 363 (21.74%) SQL
16 353 (21.14%) Citrix
17 349 (20.90%) Windows Server 2003
18 336 (20.12%) HP
18 336 (20.12%) PowerShell
19 335 (20.06%) DNS
20 330 (19.76%) Exchange Server 2010
21 304 (18.20%) Cisco
22 296 (17.72%) MCSE
23 273 (16.35%) Lync
24 267 (15.99%) SCVMM
25 263 (15.75%) SharePoint
26 252 (15.09%) DHCP
27 236 (14.13%) Security Cleared
28 233 (13.95%) Finance

SCOM
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 4 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
1 532 (31.86%) MS Exchange
2 330 (19.76%) Exchange Server 2010
3 273 (16.35%) Lync
4 263 (15.75%) SharePoint
5 162 (9.70%) IIS
6 152 (9.10%) Exchange Server 2013
7 112 (6.71%) Exchange Server 2007
8 61 (3.65%) Office Communications Server
9 54 (3.23%) SharePoint 2013
10 51 (3.05%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
11 44 (2.63%) SharePoint 2010
12 34 (2.04%) Exchange Server 2003
13 24 (1.44%) BizTalk Server
14 15 (0.90%) Lotus Domino
15 13 (0.78%) SharePoint Server
15 13 (0.78%) Tomcat
16 12 (0.72%) JBoss
17 11 (0.66%) Apache
18 4 (0.24%) WebLogic
18 4 (0.24%) GlassFish
Applications
1 419 (25.09%) MS Excel
2 119 (7.13%) MS Office
3 19 (1.14%) MS Visio
4 8 (0.48%) MS Project
5 3 (0.18%) MS PowerPoint
6 2 (0.12%) Spreadsheet
6 2 (0.12%) PowerPivot
7 1 (0.060%) AutoCAD
Business Applications
1 47 (2.81%) Dynamics GP
2 28 (1.68%) Dynamics CRM
3 11 (0.66%) Remedy ITSM
4 5 (0.30%) Dynamics AX
5 3 (0.18%) SAP Oil and Gas
5 3 (0.18%) SAP ERP
5 3 (0.18%) SAP CCM
5 3 (0.18%) SAP R/3
6 1 (0.060%) assyst
6 1 (0.060%) Agresso
6 1 (0.060%) Oracle EBS
Cloud Services
1 189 (11.32%) Office 365
2 129 (7.72%) Microsoft Azure
3 24 (1.44%) Cloud Computing
4 21 (1.26%) Amazon AWS
5 18 (1.08%) IaaS
5 18 (1.08%) SaaS
6 5 (0.30%) PaaS
7 3 (0.18%) Sumo Logic
8 1 (0.060%) Google Apps
Communications & Networking
1 449 (26.89%) SAN
2 335 (20.06%) DNS
3 252 (15.09%) DHCP
4 200 (11.98%) TCP/IP
5 199 (11.92%) Firewall
6 154 (9.22%) WAN
7 144 (8.62%) LAN
8 99 (5.93%) VPN
9 86 (5.15%) Internet
10 75 (4.49%) Wireless
10 75 (4.49%) iSCSI
11 68 (4.07%) VLAN
12 59 (3.53%) FTP
13 58 (3.47%) Unified Communications
14 54 (3.23%) NAS
15 52 (3.11%) MPLS
16 46 (2.75%) NetScaler
17 43 (2.57%) Cisco ASA
18 38 (2.28%) VoIP
19 24 (1.44%) BGP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 398 (23.83%) SQL Server
2 148 (8.86%) SQL Server 2008
3 85 (5.09%) SQL Server 2012
4 65 (3.89%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 64 (3.83%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 56 (3.35%) SQL Server 2005
7 22 (1.32%) MySQL
7 22 (1.32%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 18 (1.08%) Microsoft Analysis Services
9 13 (0.78%) Amazon RDS
10 8 (0.48%) SQL Server 2000
11 7 (0.42%) Oracle Database
11 7 (0.42%) Relational Database
11 7 (0.42%) DTS
12 6 (0.36%) Data Mining
13 5 (0.30%) RDBMS
14 4 (0.24%) OLTP
14 4 (0.24%) Data Warehouse
15 3 (0.18%) SAP BW
16 2 (0.12%) DB2
Development Applications
1 44 (2.63%) Subversion
1 44 (2.63%) JIRA
2 13 (0.78%) Visual Studio
3 6 (0.36%) Team Foundation Server
4 5 (0.30%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
5 4 (0.24%) VSS/SourceSafe
6 2 (0.12%) LoadRunner
7 1 (0.060%) Git (software)
7 1 (0.060%) NUnit
General
1 233 (13.95%) Finance
2 44 (2.63%) Telecoms
3 43 (2.57%) Retail
4 41 (2.46%) Law
5 40 (2.40%) Advertising
6 34 (2.04%) Back Office
7 32 (1.92%) Legal
8 30 (1.80%) Publishing
9 26 (1.56%) Marketing
10 25 (1.50%) Banking
11 10 (0.60%) Financial Institution
12 9 (0.54%) Manufacturing
13 6 (0.36%) German Language
14 5 (0.30%) Billing
15 3 (0.18%) Electronics
15 3 (0.18%) Investment Banking
15 3 (0.18%) French Language
16 2 (0.12%) Pharmaceutical
17 1 (0.060%) Aerospace
17 1 (0.060%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 221 (13.23%) Analyst
2 215 (12.87%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 197 (11.80%) Consultant
4 190 (11.38%) Support Engineer
5 113 (6.77%) Administrator
6 107 (6.41%) Systems Engineer
7 93 (5.57%) Infrastructure Analyst
8 91 (5.45%) Systems Administrator
9 87 (5.21%) Architect
10 85 (5.09%) 3rd Line Support
11 79 (4.73%) Server Engineer
12 67 (4.01%) Technical Consultant
13 64 (3.83%) Network Engineer
14 62 (3.71%) Team Leader
15 52 (3.11%) Senior Analyst
16 45 (2.69%) Infrastructure Consultant
16 45 (2.69%) Microsoft Consultant
17 44 (2.63%) Senior Infrastructure Analyst
17 44 (2.63%) Support Analyst
18 43 (2.57%) Operations Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 44 (2.63%) .NET
2 40 (2.40%) Application Packaging
3 33 (1.98%) Web Services
4 15 (0.90%) MSMQ
5 14 (0.84%) SAML
6 13 (0.78%) XML
7 12 (0.72%) .NET Framework
8 6 (0.36%) Middleware
9 5 (0.30%) ASP.NET
9 5 (0.30%) COM
10 4 (0.24%) SAP PI
11 3 (0.18%) XMPP
11 3 (0.18%) Software Packaging
11 3 (0.18%) X-Windows
11 3 (0.18%) HTML
12 2 (0.12%) WAP
13 1 (0.060%) ASP.NET MVC
13 1 (0.060%) jQuery
13 1 (0.060%) LAMP
13 1 (0.060%) MDX
Miscellaneous
1 149 (8.92%) Clustering
2 97 (5.81%) Analytical Skills
3 84 (5.03%) Blackberry
4 40 (2.40%) PKI
5 38 (2.28%) Computer Science
5 38 (2.28%) Replication
6 30 (1.80%) Management Information System
6 30 (1.80%) Video Conferencing
7 22 (1.32%) Enterprise Storage
8 18 (1.08%) Digital Media
9 12 (0.72%) CMDB
9 12 (0.72%) EqualLogic
9 12 (0.72%) Hedge funds
10 10 (0.60%) AVVID
11 9 (0.54%) Statistics
12 8 (0.48%) Client/Server
13 7 (0.42%) Fat Client
13 7 (0.42%) Thin Client
14 5 (0.30%) User Experience
14 5 (0.30%) PDA
Operating Systems
1 1299 (77.78%) Windows
2 692 (41.44%) Windows Server 2008
3 613 (36.71%) Windows Server 2012
4 349 (20.90%) Windows Server 2003
5 212 (12.69%) Linux
6 192 (11.50%) Windows 7
7 92 (5.51%) UNIX
8 88 (5.27%) Windows XP
9 71 (4.25%) Windows 8
10 31 (1.86%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 31 (1.86%) Windows 2000 Server
11 19 (1.14%) Solaris
12 15 (0.90%) AIX
13 10 (0.60%) Windows 2000
14 7 (0.42%) Windows Mobile
15 5 (0.30%) CentOS
15 5 (0.30%) Mac OS X
16 3 (0.18%) VMS
17 2 (0.12%) Windows NT
17 2 (0.12%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 530 (31.74%) ITIL
2 146 (8.74%) Migration
3 136 (8.14%) Disaster Recovery
4 127 (7.60%) Project Management
5 113 (6.77%) Change Management
6 103 (6.17%) Service Management
7 84 (5.03%) Load Balancing
8 75 (4.49%) Root Cause Analysis
9 72 (4.31%) Incident Management
10 70 (4.19%) Service Delivery
11 64 (3.83%) Problem Management
12 63 (3.77%) CRM
13 60 (3.59%) Data Protection
13 60 (3.59%) Capacity Planning
13 60 (3.59%) Mentoring
14 53 (3.17%) Configuration Management
15 50 (2.99%) People Management
16 45 (2.69%) Software Deployment
16 45 (2.69%) Software Distribution
17 40 (2.40%) PRINCE2
Programming Languages
1 363 (21.74%) SQL
2 336 (20.12%) PowerShell
3 56 (3.35%) Bash Shell
4 34 (2.04%) VBScript
5 23 (1.38%) Perl
6 22 (1.32%) VB
7 21 (1.26%) T-SQL
8 15 (0.90%) Shell Script
9 14 (0.84%) C
10 13 (0.78%) JavaScript
11 12 (0.72%) Java
12 7 (0.42%) Python
13 4 (0.24%) R
14 3 (0.18%) Ruby
14 3 (0.18%) C#
14 3 (0.18%) PHP
Qualifications
1 398 (23.83%) Microsoft Certification
2 296 (17.72%) MCSE
3 236 (14.13%) Security Cleared
4 192 (11.50%) SC Cleared
5 178 (10.66%) MCITP
6 111 (6.65%) Degree
7 92 (5.51%) MCTS
8 87 (5.21%) MCSA
8 87 (5.21%) DV Cleared
9 85 (5.09%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
10 74 (4.43%) Cisco Certification
11 64 (3.83%) MCP
12 49 (2.93%) Citrix Certification
13 40 (2.40%) CCA
14 38 (2.28%) VCP4
15 36 (2.16%) CCNA
16 33 (1.98%) CCNP
17 29 (1.74%) ITIL Certification
18 20 (1.20%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
19 12 (0.72%) MCDST
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 128 (7.66%) SLA
2 9 (0.54%) QA
3 8 (0.48%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 4 (0.24%) Sarbanes-Oxley
5 3 (0.18%) PCI DSS
6 2 (0.12%) COBIT
6 2 (0.12%) Data Quality
7 1 (0.060%) BS7799
7 1 (0.060%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 1041 (62.34%) Active Directory
2 599 (35.87%) Hyper-V
3 450 (26.95%) VMware Infrastructure
4 197 (11.80%) vSphere
5 134 (8.02%) VMware ESXi
6 133 (7.96%) XenApp
7 131 (7.84%) VMware ESX
8 120 (7.19%) XenDesktop
9 88 (5.27%) Microsoft App-V
10 71 (4.25%) Forefront TMG
11 65 (3.89%) XenServer
12 64 (3.83%) ISA Server
13 45 (2.69%) UAG
14 37 (2.22%) Terminal Services
15 34 (2.04%) Microsoft Virtual Server
16 27 (1.62%) Terminal Server
17 25 (1.50%) VMware Server
18 24 (1.44%) vCloud
19 22 (1.32%) NFS
20 12 (0.72%) Citrix Presentation Server
Systems Management
1 1055 (63.17%) SCCM
2 267 (15.99%) SCVMM
3 114 (6.83%) NetBackup
4 112 (6.71%) SCOrch
5 108 (6.47%) Nagios
6 87 (5.21%) Forefront Identity Manager
7 83 (4.97%) SCDPM
8 77 (4.61%) WSUS
9 74 (4.43%) SCSM
10 60 (3.59%) Backup Exec
11 57 (3.41%) HP SIM
11 57 (3.41%) OpenView
11 57 (3.41%) Tivoli
12 32 (1.92%) Netcool
12 32 (1.92%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
13 29 (1.74%) HP Data Protector
13 29 (1.74%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
14 26 (1.56%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
15 25 (1.50%) CiscoWorks
15 25 (1.50%) Opsview
Vendors
1 1127 (67.49%) Microsoft
2 759 (45.45%) VMware
3 353 (21.14%) Citrix
4 336 (20.12%) HP
5 304 (18.20%) Cisco
6 187 (11.20%) Dell
7 133 (7.96%) Symantec
8 129 (7.72%) SolarWinds
9 126 (7.54%) NetApp
10 125 (7.49%) EMC
11 119 (7.13%) Oracle
12 112 (6.71%) Remedy
13 60 (3.59%) Veeam
14 59 (3.53%) CommVault
15 57 (3.41%) IBM
16 55 (3.29%) Juniper
17 51 (3.05%) McAfee
18 43 (2.57%) F5
19 42 (2.51%) Sophos
20 36 (2.16%) Red Hat
London
Spring Technology
Salary: £35000.00 - £42500.00 per annum
Posted: 2 hours ago
Hatfield, Hertfordshire
JM
Salary: £30000 - £45000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 2 hours ago
London
Careerwise UK Limited
Salary: £100000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 2 hours ago
Hatfield, Hertfordshire
JM
Salary: £45000 - £45001 per annum
Posted: 3 hours ago
Hatfield, Hertfordshire
JM
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum
Posted: 3 hours ago
Hatfield, Hertfordshire
JM
Salary: £43000 - £60000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 3 hours ago
Hatfield, Hertfordshire
JM
Salary: £40000 - £60000 per annum
Posted: 4 hours ago
Milton Keynes, Buckinghamshire
Klarion Group
Salary: From £30,000 to £40,000 per annum Plus bonus and benefits
Posted: 6 hours ago
Northamptonshire
Lorien Resourcing
Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum + On Call +Benefits
Posted: 6 hours ago
Cheltenham, Gloucestershire
Reed Professional Services
Salary: £24000 - £27000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 10 hours ago
Berkshire
Jonothan Bosworth
Salary: From £45,000 to £55,000 per annum
Posted: 19 hours ago
Chelmsford, Essex
Clear Edge Consulting
Salary: From £68,000 to £80,000 per annum Bonus and Bens
Posted: Yesterday
Watford, Hertfordshire
Eames Consulting
Salary: From £55,000 to £65,000 per annum Up to £65k + Car & Bonus & Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Bristol, Avon
ComputerWorld Personnel Ltd
Salary: £40000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
London
Deloitte
Salary: Competitive
Posted: Yesterday
London
Deloitte
Salary: Competitive
Posted: Yesterday
Leicester, Leicestershire
MAPP Ltd - IT & Business Management Recruitment Specialists
Salary: £42,000 per annum + bonus, pension, other fantastic bens
Posted: Yesterday
London
Certes Computing Ltd
Salary: £35000 - £42000 per annum + benefits
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
I.T. Skillfinder
Salary: £50000 - £70000 per annum + Bonus, Pension, Subsidised Gym etc
Posted: Yesterday
Reading, Berkshire
Global Technology Solutions Ltd
Salary: £34000 - £35000 per annum + £1,200 DV allowance
Posted: Yesterday