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

Location
3 months to
1 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft System Center Operations Manager (SCOM)
Rank 412 442 396
Rank change year-on-year
+30 -46
Permanent jobs citing SCOM 622 596 604
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 0.60% 0.55% 0.61%
As % of the Systems Management category 8.37% 8.07% 9.33%
Number of salaries quoted 544 448 501
Average salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000
90% offered a salary of more than £31,000 £32,500 £35,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £63,600 £57,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,000 £42,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
- +5.00%
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
7433 7382 6475
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 7.17% 6.79% 6.50%
Number of salaries quoted 6124 5905 5290
Average salary £50,000 £48,300 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+3.51% +7.33%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £30,000 £32,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £62,500 £67,500
UK excluding London average salary £44,500 £42,500 £42,000
% change year-on-year
+4.70% +1.19%

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 September 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 September 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 -6 241 £50,000 - 13
South East +42 191 £44,500 +3.48% 8
South West +17 54 £36,000 +44.00% 5
Yorkshire +5 37 £32,500 -13.33% 8
West Midlands -6 33 £46,250 +8.82% 2
East Midlands +24 30 £28,000 -28.20% 2
North West +4 24 £42,000 -6.66% 5
East of England -21 16 £44,875 +6.84% 1
SCOM
UK

SCOM
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 1 September 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.

1 982 (78.75%) Windows
2 884 (70.89%) Microsoft
3 824 (66.08%) SCCM
4 727 (58.30%) Active Directory
5 571 (45.79%) VMware
6 564 (45.23%) Windows Server 2008
7 459 (36.81%) Windows Server 2012
8 430 (34.48%) ITIL
9 407 (32.64%) MS Exchange
9 407 (32.64%) DNS
10 402 (32.24%) Hyper-V
11 365 (29.27%) VMware Infrastructure
12 339 (27.19%) SAN
13 327 (26.22%) MS Excel
14 319 (25.58%) PowerShell
15 310 (24.86%) DHCP
16 303 (24.30%) SQL
17 285 (22.85%) Microsoft Certification
18 279 (22.37%) HP
19 277 (22.21%) SQL Server
20 274 (21.97%) Lync
21 262 (21.01%) Windows Server 2003
22 260 (20.85%) Exchange Server 2010
23 231 (18.52%) Citrix
24 229 (18.36%) Cisco
25 222 (17.80%) MCSE
26 182 (14.60%) Linux
27 178 (14.27%) Clustering
28 169 (13.55%) Firewall
29 160 (12.83%) SLA

SCOM
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 1 September 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
1 407 (32.64%) MS Exchange
2 274 (21.97%) Lync
3 260 (20.85%) Exchange Server 2010
4 156 (12.51%) SharePoint
4 156 (12.51%) IIS
5 117 (9.38%) Exchange Server 2007
6 94 (7.54%) Exchange Server 2013
7 64 (5.13%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
8 36 (2.89%) Office Communications Server
9 33 (2.65%) Exchange Server 2003
10 31 (2.49%) SharePoint 2013
11 26 (2.09%) BizTalk Server
12 23 (1.84%) SharePoint 2010
13 13 (1.04%) Apache
14 11 (0.88%) Tomcat
15 5 (0.40%) SharePoint Server
15 5 (0.40%) Exchange Server 2000
15 5 (0.40%) Elasticsearch
16 4 (0.32%) OpenStack
16 4 (0.32%) CMS
Applications
1 327 (26.22%) MS Excel
2 78 (6.26%) MS Office
3 7 (0.56%) MS Project
4 5 (0.40%) MS PowerPoint
5 1 (0.080%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 19 (1.52%) Dynamics GP
2 9 (0.72%) Dynamics CRM
3 6 (0.48%) Agresso
4 3 (0.24%) SAP CCM
4 3 (0.24%) SAP ERP
4 3 (0.24%) SAP Oil and Gas
5 2 (0.16%) Remedy ITSM
5 2 (0.16%) Dynamics AX
6 1 (0.080%) Oracle Applications
Cloud Services
1 117 (9.38%) Office 365
2 92 (7.38%) Microsoft Azure
3 41 (3.29%) Amazon AWS
3 41 (3.29%) SaaS
4 30 (2.41%) Cloud Computing
5 20 (1.60%) Mimecast
6 19 (1.52%) Azure Active Directory
7 14 (1.12%) IaaS
8 9 (0.72%) PaaS
9 7 (0.56%) Amazon EC2
9 7 (0.56%) Amazon S3
9 7 (0.56%) AWS CloudTrail
10 4 (0.32%) Symantec.cloud
10 4 (0.32%) AWS CloudFormation
11 2 (0.16%) Amazon CloudWatch
12 1 (0.080%) Nimbula
Communications & Networking
1 407 (32.64%) DNS
2 339 (27.19%) SAN
3 310 (24.86%) DHCP
4 169 (13.55%) Firewall
5 128 (10.26%) TCP/IP
6 89 (7.14%) LAN
7 86 (6.90%) WAN
8 60 (4.81%) Cisco ASA
9 58 (4.65%) iSCSI
10 49 (3.93%) NetScaler
11 47 (3.77%) NAS
12 45 (3.61%) VPN
13 43 (3.45%) Internet
13 43 (3.45%) Unified Communications
14 40 (3.21%) Skype
15 37 (2.97%) FTP
16 32 (2.57%) VLAN
17 28 (2.25%) Wireshark
18 25 (2.00%) VoIP
19 23 (1.84%) Cisco Nexus
Database & Business Intelligence
1 277 (22.21%) SQL Server
2 99 (7.94%) SQL Server 2008
3 84 (6.74%) SQL Server 2012
4 43 (3.45%) SQL Server 2005
5 36 (2.89%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 29 (2.33%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 25 (2.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 16 (1.28%) Redis
9 11 (0.88%) Relational Database
9 11 (0.88%) Crystal Reports
10 8 (0.64%) Oracle Database
11 6 (0.48%) Microsoft Analysis Services
11 6 (0.48%) MySQL
12 5 (0.40%) Oracle9i Database
13 4 (0.32%) Data Warehouse
13 4 (0.32%) DTS
13 4 (0.32%) Oracle Exadata
13 4 (0.32%) Amazon RDS
13 4 (0.32%) Big Data
14 3 (0.24%) Oracle Database 11g
Development Applications
1 39 (3.13%) Visual Studio
2 21 (1.68%) Subversion
3 20 (1.60%) JIRA
4 17 (1.36%) Team Foundation Server
5 10 (0.80%) NUnit
6 9 (0.72%) SoapUI
6 9 (0.72%) FitNesse
7 8 (0.64%) Introscope
8 5 (0.40%) Git (software)
9 4 (0.32%) VSS/SourceSafe
10 2 (0.16%) AdminStudio
11 1 (0.080%) MSI
11 1 (0.080%) Jenkins
General
1 154 (12.35%) Finance
2 34 (2.73%) Back Office
3 31 (2.49%) Banking
4 28 (2.25%) Retail
4 28 (2.25%) Law
5 24 (1.92%) Legal
6 18 (1.44%) Publishing
7 17 (1.36%) Financial Institution
8 14 (1.12%) Telecoms
9 11 (0.88%) Marketing
10 10 (0.80%) Advertising
11 7 (0.56%) Manufacturing
12 3 (0.24%) Electronics
12 3 (0.24%) Games
12 3 (0.24%) Multimedia
13 2 (0.16%) Billing
13 2 (0.16%) Local Government
13 2 (0.16%) Automotive
Job Titles
1 212 (17.00%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 187 (15.00%) Analyst
3 133 (10.67%) Support Engineer
4 119 (9.54%) Administrator
5 106 (8.50%) Consultant
6 94 (7.54%) Systems Engineer
7 89 (7.14%) Systems Administrator
8 75 (6.01%) 3rd Line Support
9 63 (5.05%) Infrastructure Analyst
10 62 (4.97%) Support Analyst
11 56 (4.49%) Team Leader
12 54 (4.33%) Architect
13 42 (3.37%) Systems Support
14 39 (3.13%) Technical Support
14 39 (3.13%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
15 34 (2.73%) Server Engineer
16 30 (2.41%) Infrastructure Consultant
16 30 (2.41%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
17 29 (2.33%) Technical Engineer
18 28 (2.25%) Systems Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 54 (4.33%) .NET
2 48 (3.85%) Web Services
3 29 (2.33%) Application Packaging
4 23 (1.84%) XML
5 22 (1.76%) ASP.NET
6 21 (1.68%) MSMQ
7 20 (1.60%) SOAP
8 15 (1.20%) WCF
9 13 (1.04%) .NET Framework
9 13 (1.04%) JSON
10 12 (0.96%) jQuery
11 11 (0.88%) Ajax
12 10 (0.80%) SAP Basis
13 9 (0.72%) NHibernate
14 4 (0.32%) Hibernate
14 4 (0.32%) 802.1X
14 4 (0.32%) COM
15 2 (0.16%) CSS
15 2 (0.16%) HTML
15 2 (0.16%) SAML
Miscellaneous
1 178 (14.27%) Clustering
2 136 (10.91%) Data Centre
3 81 (6.50%) Analytical Skills
4 67 (5.37%) Blackberry
5 42 (3.37%) Private Cloud
6 40 (3.21%) EqualLogic
7 35 (2.81%) Computer Science
8 29 (2.33%) EMC VNX
9 23 (1.84%) Management Information System
10 22 (1.76%) Video Conferencing
11 20 (1.60%) FlexPod
12 17 (1.36%) Statistics
13 13 (1.04%) PKI
13 13 (1.04%) EMC VMAX
14 12 (0.96%) Hybrid Cloud
14 12 (0.96%) Replication
15 11 (0.88%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
16 10 (0.80%) Hedge funds
17 9 (0.72%) Enterprise Cloud
18 8 (0.64%) Public Cloud
Operating Systems
1 982 (78.75%) Windows
2 564 (45.23%) Windows Server 2008
3 459 (36.81%) Windows Server 2012
4 262 (21.01%) Windows Server 2003
5 182 (14.60%) Linux
6 155 (12.43%) Windows 7
7 43 (3.45%) Windows 8
8 42 (3.37%) UNIX
9 30 (2.41%) Windows XP
10 16 (1.28%) Solaris
11 15 (1.20%) Windows 2000 Server
11 15 (1.20%) Data ONTAP
12 14 (1.12%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
13 12 (0.96%) Mac OS
14 8 (0.64%) AIX
14 8 (0.64%) Windows 2000
15 7 (0.56%) Debian
16 6 (0.48%) HPUX
16 6 (0.48%) Windows Phone
17 4 (0.32%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 430 (34.48%) ITIL
2 91 (7.30%) Migration
3 83 (6.66%) Root Cause Analysis
4 81 (6.50%) Change Management
5 78 (6.26%) Project Management
6 73 (5.85%) Performance Tuning
7 71 (5.69%) Problem Management
8 67 (5.37%) Incident Management
9 66 (5.29%) Data Protection
10 61 (4.89%) Disaster Recovery
11 57 (4.57%) Service Management
11 57 (4.57%) Service Delivery
12 43 (3.45%) Mentoring
13 42 (3.37%) Network Load Balancing
14 39 (3.13%) Configuration Management
14 39 (3.13%) Capacity Management
15 35 (2.81%) Server Patching
16 34 (2.73%) Performance Monitoring
16 34 (2.73%) Capacity Planning
16 34 (2.73%) CRM
Programming Languages
1 319 (25.58%) PowerShell
2 303 (24.30%) SQL
3 45 (3.61%) VBScript
4 30 (2.41%) C#
5 22 (1.76%) Bash Shell
6 18 (1.44%) T-SQL
7 14 (1.12%) JavaScript
7 14 (1.12%) C
8 13 (1.04%) Shell Script
9 12 (0.96%) Python
9 12 (0.96%) Java
10 11 (0.88%) VB.NET
11 10 (0.80%) Perl
12 6 (0.48%) PHP
13 4 (0.32%) VB
14 2 (0.16%) Ruby
15 1 (0.080%) X++
15 1 (0.080%) ActionScript 2.0
15 1 (0.080%) ActionScript
Qualifications
1 285 (22.85%) Microsoft Certification
2 222 (17.80%) MCSE
3 155 (12.43%) Security Cleared
4 127 (10.18%) MCITP
5 89 (7.14%) Degree
6 78 (6.26%) SC Cleared
7 74 (5.93%) MCP
8 65 (5.21%) MCSA
9 61 (4.89%) DV Cleared
10 60 (4.81%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
11 54 (4.33%) ITIL Certification
12 45 (3.61%) CCA
12 45 (3.61%) Citrix Certification
12 45 (3.61%) MCTS
13 38 (3.05%) Cisco Certification
14 20 (1.60%) CCNA
15 18 (1.44%) CCNP
16 12 (0.96%) CCDP
16 12 (0.96%) VCP4
17 10 (0.80%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 160 (12.83%) SLA
2 26 (2.09%) QA
3 13 (1.04%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 8 (0.64%) Sarbanes-Oxley
5 4 (0.32%) PCI DSS
6 2 (0.16%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 727 (58.30%) Active Directory
2 402 (32.24%) Hyper-V
3 365 (29.27%) VMware Infrastructure
4 141 (11.31%) vSphere
5 136 (10.91%) XenApp
6 77 (6.17%) XenDesktop
7 71 (5.69%) VMware ESXi
7 71 (5.69%) VMware ESX
8 52 (4.17%) Microsoft App-V
9 30 (2.41%) XenServer
9 30 (2.41%) ISA Server
10 29 (2.33%) UAG
11 24 (1.92%) Forefront TMG
12 21 (1.68%) Terminal Services
13 18 (1.44%) Firmware
13 18 (1.44%) BitLocker
14 15 (1.20%) Citrix Presentation Server
14 15 (1.20%) VMware Server
15 14 (1.12%) vCloud
16 13 (1.04%) DFS Replication
Systems Management
1 824 (66.08%) SCCM
2 151 (12.11%) SCVMM
3 100 (8.02%) WSUS
4 72 (5.77%) SCOrch
5 64 (5.13%) NetBackup
6 60 (4.81%) Backup Exec
7 57 (4.57%) Nagios
8 50 (4.01%) HP SIM
9 46 (3.69%) Forefront Identity Manager
10 40 (3.21%) SCSM
11 39 (3.13%) HP Data Protector
12 32 (2.57%) SCDPM
13 27 (2.17%) vMotion
13 27 (2.17%) OpenView
14 25 (2.00%) EMC NetWorker
14 25 (2.00%) Windows Intune
15 23 (1.84%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
16 21 (1.68%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
17 19 (1.52%) EdgeSight
18 17 (1.36%) Norton AntiVirus
Vendors
1 884 (70.89%) Microsoft
2 571 (45.79%) VMware
3 279 (22.37%) HP
4 231 (18.52%) Citrix
5 229 (18.36%) Cisco
6 129 (10.34%) Symantec
7 105 (8.42%) NetApp
8 101 (8.10%) Dell
9 74 (5.93%) SolarWinds
10 68 (5.45%) EMC
11 60 (4.81%) AppSense
12 53 (4.25%) CommVault
13 50 (4.01%) Oracle
14 42 (3.37%) Remedy
15 34 (2.73%) Veeam
16 29 (2.33%) Dell Compellent
17 28 (2.25%) SAP
18 26 (2.09%) Avaya
18 26 (2.09%) 3PAR
18 26 (2.09%) Lumension
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Monarch Recruitment
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum, Benefits Excellent benefits
Posted: 5 hours ago
Halifax, West Yorkshire
Latcom Ltd
Salary: From £40,000 to £45,000 per annum
Posted: 5 hours ago
London
Venturi
Salary: £40000.00 - £45000.00 per annum + benefits & bonus
Posted: 6 hours ago
Exeter, Devon
Computer Futures
Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 15 hours ago
Salisbury, Wiltshire
Sopra Steria Limited
Posted: 16 hours ago
Egham, Surrey
Spargonet Consulting Plc
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum, Benefits Pension, Health plan and Life Assu
Posted: Yesterday
Fareham, Hampshire
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Salary: £25000 - £35000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Leicester, Leicestershire
Uniting Ambition
Salary: £36k - 38k per year
Posted: 3 days ago
London
Exposed Solutions
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 4 days ago
London
Exposed Solutions
Salary: £50000 - £75000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
North West London
EarthStream Global
Salary: Up to £75,000 per annum + bonus and benefits package
Posted: 4 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Salary: £20000.00 - £35000.00 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
The Bridge Ltd
Salary: From £25,000 to £35,000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
Woking, Surrey
HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Salary: £40000.00 - £50000.00 per annum + benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
Bristol, Avon
Professionals in Law
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 6 days ago
Berkshire
Jonothan Bosworth
Salary: From £35,000 to £40,000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
Harrogate, North Yorkshire
Senitor Associates
Salary: £55000 per annum + Excellent Benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
Bristol, Avon
CGI
Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
South East London
TFL
Salary: From £50,000 to £55,000 per annum + Excellent Benefits
Posted: 7 days ago