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 19 December 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
19 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft System Center Operations Manager (SCOM)
Rank 328 353 409
Rank change year-on-year
+25 +56
Permanent jobs citing SCOM 856 745 608
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 0.81% 0.73% 0.56%
As % of the Systems Management category 11.95% 11.72% 9.73%
Number of salaries quoted 706 608 536
Average salary £46,500 £45,000 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+3.33% -
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £29,000 £32,000
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £60,000 £62,500
UK excluding London average salary £41,500 £38,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+9.21% -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
7161 6354 6249
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 6.82% 6.21% 5.73%
Number of salaries quoted 5845 5048 5219
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 £30,000 £31,500
10% offered a salary of more than £67,500 £65,000 £66,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £42,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -4.76%

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 19 December 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 19 December 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 +40 347 £52,500 - 35
South East +31 229 £46,000 +15.00% 12
South West +16 68 £37,750 +23.77% 15
Yorkshire -35 65 £35,000 -2.77% 1
West Midlands -7 47 £45,000 -7.21% 6
East of England -13 36 £45,000 +12.50% 4
East Midlands +26 34 £42,000 +10.52% 1
North West -15 32 £40,000 +41.59% 4
Midlands -1 2 £63,750 +70.00%
North East -13 1 £45,000 -18.18%
SCOM
UK

SCOM
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 19 December 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 1117 (74.52%) Windows
2 944 (62.98%) Microsoft
3 903 (60.24%) Active Directory
4 871 (58.11%) SCCM
5 707 (47.16%) VMware
6 561 (37.42%) Windows Server 2008
7 525 (35.02%) Hyper-V
8 486 (32.42%) Windows Server 2012
9 462 (30.82%) ITIL
10 441 (29.42%) MS Exchange
11 431 (28.75%) VMware Infrastructure
12 415 (27.69%) SAN
13 382 (25.48%) MS Excel
14 344 (22.95%) DNS
15 343 (22.88%) SQL
16 338 (22.55%) Citrix
17 331 (22.08%) Microsoft Certification
18 311 (20.75%) SQL Server
19 297 (19.81%) Windows Server 2003
20 293 (19.55%) HP
21 285 (19.01%) Exchange Server 2010
22 261 (17.41%) Cisco
23 253 (16.88%) DHCP
24 242 (16.14%) SharePoint
25 239 (15.94%) MCSE
26 225 (15.01%) Lync
27 224 (14.94%) Finance
28 214 (14.28%) PowerShell
29 213 (14.21%) SCVMM
30 204 (13.61%) Security Cleared

SCOM
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 19 December 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
1 441 (29.42%) MS Exchange
2 285 (19.01%) Exchange Server 2010
3 242 (16.14%) SharePoint
4 225 (15.01%) Lync
5 147 (9.81%) IIS
6 139 (9.27%) Exchange Server 2013
7 69 (4.60%) Exchange Server 2007
8 56 (3.74%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
9 41 (2.74%) SharePoint 2013
10 37 (2.47%) SharePoint 2010
11 36 (2.40%) Exchange Server 2003
12 34 (2.27%) Apache
13 33 (2.20%) SharePoint Server
13 33 (2.20%) Office Communications Server
14 29 (1.93%) Tomcat
15 19 (1.27%) JBoss
16 18 (1.20%) Lotus Domino
17 15 (1.00%) BizTalk Server
18 8 (0.53%) Documentum
19 6 (0.40%) WebLogic
Applications
1 382 (25.48%) MS Excel
2 96 (6.40%) MS Office
3 10 (0.67%) MS Visio
4 5 (0.33%) MS Project
5 2 (0.13%) Spreadsheet
5 2 (0.13%) PowerPivot
6 1 (0.067%) Revit
6 1 (0.067%) AutoCAD
Business Applications
1 35 (2.33%) Dynamics CRM
2 32 (2.13%) Dynamics GP
3 12 (0.80%) Oracle EBS
4 11 (0.73%) Remedy ITSM
5 5 (0.33%) SAP Oil and Gas
6 3 (0.20%) SAP R/3
6 3 (0.20%) Sage 1000
6 3 (0.20%) Dynamics AX
7 1 (0.067%) Agresso
7 1 (0.067%) assyst
Cloud Services
1 137 (9.14%) Office 365
2 98 (6.54%) Microsoft Azure
3 20 (1.33%) Amazon AWS
3 20 (1.33%) IaaS
4 10 (0.67%) Cloud Computing
5 7 (0.47%) PaaS
6 4 (0.27%) Google Apps
6 4 (0.27%) SaaS
7 2 (0.13%) Amazon EC2
7 2 (0.13%) Amazon S3
7 2 (0.13%) Amazon ELB
Communications & Networking
1 415 (27.69%) SAN
2 344 (22.95%) DNS
3 253 (16.88%) DHCP
4 190 (12.68%) TCP/IP
5 172 (11.47%) Firewall
6 118 (7.87%) WAN
7 109 (7.27%) LAN
8 100 (6.67%) VPN
9 92 (6.14%) Internet
10 76 (5.07%) NAS
11 71 (4.74%) Wireless
12 58 (3.87%) iSCSI
13 55 (3.67%) MPLS
14 52 (3.47%) VLAN
15 51 (3.40%) FTP
16 50 (3.34%) Unified Communications
17 40 (2.67%) Cisco ASA
18 31 (2.07%) NetScaler
18 31 (2.07%) SNMP
19 30 (2.00%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 311 (20.75%) SQL Server
2 104 (6.94%) SQL Server 2008
3 52 (3.47%) SQL Server 2012
4 47 (3.14%) SQL Server 2005
5 41 (2.74%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 39 (2.60%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 32 (2.13%) MySQL
8 18 (1.20%) Oracle Database
9 14 (0.93%) MariaDB
9 14 (0.93%) MongoDB
9 14 (0.93%) NoSQL
9 14 (0.93%) Redis
10 12 (0.80%) Amazon RDS
11 10 (0.67%) SQL Server Reporting Services
12 9 (0.60%) Microsoft Analysis Services
13 6 (0.40%) Data Mining
13 6 (0.40%) Data Warehouse
14 5 (0.33%) RDBMS
14 5 (0.33%) Relational Database
15 4 (0.27%) OLTP
Development Applications
1 32 (2.13%) Subversion
1 32 (2.13%) JIRA
2 8 (0.53%) Team Foundation Server
3 7 (0.47%) Visual Studio
4 4 (0.27%) VSS/SourceSafe
5 3 (0.20%) NUnit
6 2 (0.13%) LoadRunner
7 1 (0.067%) MSI
General
1 224 (14.94%) Finance
2 47 (3.14%) Telecoms
2 47 (3.14%) Retail
3 34 (2.27%) Banking
4 32 (2.13%) Back Office
5 24 (1.60%) Law
5 24 (1.60%) Marketing
6 22 (1.47%) Publishing
7 16 (1.07%) Advertising
7 16 (1.07%) Legal
8 13 (0.87%) Financial Institution
9 8 (0.53%) Manufacturing
9 8 (0.53%) German Language
10 7 (0.47%) Pharmaceutical
11 5 (0.33%) Electronics
12 4 (0.27%) Billing
12 4 (0.27%) Investment Banking
12 4 (0.27%) French Language
13 1 (0.067%) Spanish Language
13 1 (0.067%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 212 (14.14%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 206 (13.74%) Analyst
3 195 (13.01%) Support Engineer
4 134 (8.94%) Consultant
5 98 (6.54%) Architect
6 89 (5.94%) 3rd Line Support
7 82 (5.47%) Infrastructure Analyst
8 81 (5.40%) Systems Engineer
9 77 (5.14%) Administrator
10 71 (4.74%) Systems Administrator
11 67 (4.47%) Server Engineer
12 58 (3.87%) Network Engineer
13 53 (3.54%) Team Leader
14 48 (3.20%) Senior Analyst
15 46 (3.07%) Support Analyst
16 45 (3.00%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
17 43 (2.87%) Technical Consultant
18 42 (2.80%) Operations Engineer
19 41 (2.74%) Technical Specialist
20 40 (2.67%) Senior Infrastructure Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 32 (2.13%) .NET
2 30 (2.00%) Application Packaging
3 28 (1.87%) Web Services
4 23 (1.53%) MSMQ
5 14 (0.93%) RabbitMQ
6 11 (0.73%) XML
6 11 (0.73%) COM
7 7 (0.47%) Middleware
7 7 (0.47%) Software Packaging
8 6 (0.40%) HTML
8 6 (0.40%) ASP.NET
8 6 (0.40%) SAML
9 5 (0.33%) .NET Framework
10 3 (0.20%) CSS
10 3 (0.20%) jQuery
10 3 (0.20%) ASP.NET MVC
11 2 (0.13%) WAP
11 2 (0.13%) X-Windows
12 1 (0.067%) OLE
12 1 (0.067%) HTML5
Miscellaneous
1 122 (8.14%) Clustering
2 102 (6.80%) Blackberry
3 94 (6.27%) Analytical Skills
4 57 (3.80%) PKI
5 32 (2.13%) Computer Science
6 30 (2.00%) Management Information System
7 27 (1.80%) Replication
8 25 (1.67%) Video Conferencing
9 24 (1.60%) Enterprise Storage
10 14 (0.93%) Hedge funds
11 11 (0.73%) AVVID
12 10 (0.67%) Thin Client
12 10 (0.67%) CMDB
12 10 (0.67%) Fat Client
13 8 (0.53%) Digital Media
13 8 (0.53%) Client/Server
14 7 (0.47%) Mainframe
15 5 (0.33%) DTV
15 5 (0.33%) EqualLogic
15 5 (0.33%) FMCG
Operating Systems
1 1117 (74.52%) Windows
2 561 (37.42%) Windows Server 2008
3 486 (32.42%) Windows Server 2012
4 297 (19.81%) Windows Server 2003
5 192 (12.81%) Linux
6 135 (9.01%) Windows 7
7 86 (5.74%) UNIX
8 61 (4.07%) Windows XP
9 59 (3.94%) Windows 8
10 39 (2.60%) Windows 2000 Server
11 34 (2.27%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
12 27 (1.80%) Solaris
13 24 (1.60%) AIX
14 23 (1.53%) CentOS
15 12 (0.80%) Windows Mobile
16 7 (0.47%) HPUX
17 6 (0.40%) Windows 2000
18 5 (0.33%) Mac OS X
19 4 (0.27%) Windows Vista
20 2 (0.13%) Debian
Processes & Methodologies
1 462 (30.82%) ITIL
2 105 (7.00%) Migration
3 103 (6.87%) Project Management
4 102 (6.80%) Change Management
5 86 (5.74%) Load Balancing
6 83 (5.54%) Service Delivery
7 81 (5.40%) Disaster Recovery
8 68 (4.54%) Service Management
9 64 (4.27%) CRM
10 63 (4.20%) Problem Management
11 62 (4.14%) Performance Tuning
12 57 (3.80%) Mentoring
13 51 (3.40%) Capacity Planning
13 51 (3.40%) Root Cause Analysis
14 50 (3.34%) Configuration Management
15 42 (2.80%) Incident Management
16 39 (2.60%) Data Protection
17 37 (2.47%) People Management
17 37 (2.47%) E-Commerce
18 35 (2.33%) Software Distribution
Programming Languages
1 343 (22.88%) SQL
2 214 (14.28%) PowerShell
3 43 (2.87%) Bash Shell
3 43 (2.87%) Perl
4 25 (1.67%) T-SQL
5 22 (1.47%) VB
6 18 (1.20%) Java
7 16 (1.07%) VBScript
8 15 (1.00%) Ruby
9 14 (0.93%) C
10 13 (0.87%) JavaScript
10 13 (0.87%) Shell Script
11 6 (0.40%) C#
12 4 (0.27%) Python
13 2 (0.13%) R
Qualifications
1 331 (22.08%) Microsoft Certification
2 239 (15.94%) MCSE
3 204 (13.61%) Security Cleared
4 173 (11.54%) SC Cleared
5 121 (8.07%) MCITP
6 94 (6.27%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
7 87 (5.80%) Degree
8 76 (5.07%) MCSA
8 76 (5.07%) Cisco Certification
8 76 (5.07%) MCTS
8 76 (5.07%) DV Cleared
9 56 (3.74%) MCP
10 50 (3.34%) Citrix Certification
11 42 (2.80%) CCNA
12 37 (2.47%) CCA
13 33 (2.20%) CCNP
14 23 (1.53%) ITIL Certification
15 18 (1.20%) RHCE
16 14 (0.93%) VCAP
16 14 (0.93%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 120 (8.01%) SLA
2 17 (1.13%) QA
3 12 (0.80%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 5 (0.33%) PCI DSS
5 4 (0.27%) ISO 9001
6 3 (0.20%) BS7799
6 3 (0.20%) Sarbanes-Oxley
7 2 (0.13%) Data Quality
8 1 (0.067%) GPG13
System Software
1 903 (60.24%) Active Directory
2 525 (35.02%) Hyper-V
3 431 (28.75%) VMware Infrastructure
4 182 (12.14%) vSphere
5 137 (9.14%) VMware ESX
6 112 (7.47%) XenApp
7 95 (6.34%) XenDesktop
8 84 (5.60%) VMware ESXi
9 74 (4.94%) ISA Server
10 73 (4.87%) Forefront TMG
11 61 (4.07%) UAG
12 55 (3.67%) Microsoft App-V
13 41 (2.74%) XenServer
14 35 (2.33%) Terminal Services
15 25 (1.67%) vCloud
16 24 (1.60%) Terminal Server
17 23 (1.53%) Microsoft Virtual Server
18 17 (1.13%) VMware Server
18 17 (1.13%) NFS
19 13 (0.87%) VMware Workstation
Systems Management
1 871 (58.11%) SCCM
2 213 (14.21%) SCVMM
3 102 (6.80%) NetBackup
3 102 (6.80%) Nagios
4 101 (6.74%) SCOrch
5 85 (5.67%) SCDPM
6 71 (4.74%) WSUS
7 70 (4.67%) Forefront Identity Manager
8 68 (4.54%) HP SIM
9 58 (3.87%) Tivoli
10 57 (3.80%) SCSM
11 55 (3.67%) Backup Exec
12 47 (3.14%) OpenView
13 34 (2.27%) Netcool
14 32 (2.13%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
15 28 (1.87%) CiscoWorks
15 28 (1.87%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
15 28 (1.87%) EdgeSight
16 27 (1.80%) Cisco CUCM
16 27 (1.80%) Tivoli Monitoring
Vendors
1 944 (62.98%) Microsoft
2 707 (47.16%) VMware
3 338 (22.55%) Citrix
4 293 (19.55%) HP
5 261 (17.41%) Cisco
6 133 (8.87%) SolarWinds
7 128 (8.54%) EMC
8 127 (8.47%) NetApp
9 125 (8.34%) Dell
10 120 (8.01%) Symantec
11 102 (6.80%) Remedy
11 102 (6.80%) Oracle
12 66 (4.40%) McAfee
13 59 (3.94%) Juniper
14 58 (3.87%) IBM
14 58 (3.87%) Sophos
15 54 (3.60%) CommVault
16 48 (3.20%) Veeam
17 46 (3.07%) F5
18 45 (3.00%) AppSense
West London
Client Server
Salary: £40k to £55k + bonus + benefits
Posted: 1 hour ago
Chippenham, Wiltshire
FT Select
Salary: From £28,000 to £30,000 per annum plus benefits
Posted: 1 hour ago
South East London
FT Select
Salary: From £45,000 to £50,000 per annum
Posted: 1 hour ago
Tadley, Hampshire
Polar Recruitment
Salary: £30000 - £36107 per annum + benefits
Posted: 7 hours ago
Tadley, Hampshire
Polar Recruitment
Salary: £3000 - £36107 per annum + benefits
Posted: 7 hours ago
Tadley, Hampshire
Polar Recruitment
Salary: £36000 - £41384 per annum + DV uplift + benefits
Posted: 7 hours ago
Peterborough, Cambridgeshire
Polar Recruitment
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum + + Benefits
Posted: 7 hours ago
London
Cititec
Salary: £45k - 65k per year
Posted: 8 hours ago
London
Harris Rubbert Associates
Salary: From £70,000 to £80,000 per annum + Car/Car Allowance + Bonus
Posted: Yesterday
Leeds, West Yorkshire
4it Recruitment Ltd
Salary: From £35,000 to £40,000 per annum plus additional benefits
Posted: Yesterday
London
CPS Group UK
Salary: £50000 - £55000 per annum + DOE, NEG, Corporate
Posted: Yesterday
Fleet, Hampshire
CPS Group UK
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + benefits and training
Posted: Yesterday
London
CPS Group UK
Salary: £54000 - £55000 per annum + £6,600 car allowance, and benefits.
Posted: Yesterday
Manchester, Lancashire
LA International
Salary: £27000 - £34000 per annum + Application Support Analyst
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Harvey Nash plc
Salary: £45000 - £50000 per annum + Benefits + Over Time
Posted: Yesterday
High Wycombe, Buckinghamshire
Ashdown IT
Salary: £25000 - £35000 per annum + benefits + oncall allowance
Posted: Yesterday
Southampton, Hampshire
Experis Ltd
Salary: £40000.00 - £50000.00 per annum + benefits
Posted: Yesterday
London
Experis Ltd
Salary: £40000.00 - £50000.00 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Bristol, Avon
CPS Group UK
Salary: £30000 - £45000 per annum + Excellent benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
City, London
NAK Consulting
Salary: DOE + Bonus (10%) + Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago