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 21 October 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
21 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft System Center Operations Manager (SCOM)
Rank 370 378 452
Rank change year-on-year
+8 +74
Permanent jobs citing SCOM 718 649 531
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 0.67% 0.64% 0.49%
As % of the Systems Management category 9.78% 10.58% 8.55%
Number of salaries quoted 546 529 461
Average salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000
90% offered a salary of more than £31,500 £32,100 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £60,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,000 £40,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+5.00% -5.88%
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
7343 6132 6211
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 6.89% 6.07% 5.73%
Number of salaries quoted 5871 4988 5122
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 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £62,500 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £41,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.65% +2.50%

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 21 October 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 21 October 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 -3 282 £52,500 - 37
South East +37 195 £46,500 +3.33% 19
South West +9 56 £35,000 -15.66% 22
Yorkshire -31 52 £34,500 -9.21% 10
East of England +3 48 £45,000 +3.44% 3
West Midlands -39 32 £42,500 -10.52% 4
North West -19 31 £45,000 +20.00% 6
East Midlands -10 26 £45,000 +18.42% 4
North East -20 2 £47,000 +13.25%
Midlands +10 1 £45,000 +20.00%
SCOM
UK

SCOM
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 21 October 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.

1 970 (73.48%) Windows
2 787 (59.62%) Microsoft
3 756 (57.27%) Active Directory
4 735 (55.68%) SCCM
5 649 (49.17%) VMware
6 453 (34.32%) Windows Server 2008
7 430 (32.58%) Hyper-V
8 412 (31.21%) VMware Infrastructure
9 391 (29.62%) SAN
10 376 (28.48%) ITIL
11 374 (28.33%) Windows Server 2012
12 344 (26.06%) MS Exchange
13 339 (25.68%) DNS
14 335 (25.38%) MS Excel
15 308 (23.33%) SQL
16 304 (23.03%) Microsoft Certification
17 296 (22.42%) Citrix
18 289 (21.89%) SQL Server
19 262 (19.85%) Windows Server 2003
20 249 (18.86%) HP
21 247 (18.71%) SharePoint
22 242 (18.33%) DHCP
23 239 (18.11%) Finance
24 222 (16.82%) Exchange Server 2010
25 212 (16.06%) MCSE
26 190 (14.39%) Cisco
27 183 (13.86%) TCP/IP
28 182 (13.79%) PowerShell
29 179 (13.56%) Linux
30 176 (13.33%) vSphere

SCOM
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 21 October 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
1 344 (26.06%) MS Exchange
2 247 (18.71%) SharePoint
3 222 (16.82%) Exchange Server 2010
4 171 (12.95%) Lync
5 152 (11.52%) IIS
6 143 (10.83%) Exchange Server 2013
7 60 (4.55%) SharePoint Server
8 58 (4.39%) Exchange Server 2007
9 43 (3.26%) Apache
10 37 (2.80%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
10 37 (2.80%) Exchange Server 2003
11 30 (2.27%) BizTalk Server
12 29 (2.20%) SharePoint 2010
12 29 (2.20%) Tomcat
13 28 (2.12%) SharePoint 2013
14 19 (1.44%) JBoss
15 14 (1.06%) Lotus Domino
16 11 (0.83%) Office Communications Server
17 9 (0.68%) Documentum
18 5 (0.38%) WebLogic
Applications
1 335 (25.38%) MS Excel
2 77 (5.83%) MS Office
3 7 (0.53%) MS Project
4 4 (0.30%) MS Visio
5 3 (0.23%) PowerPivot
6 2 (0.15%) Spreadsheet
7 1 (0.076%) AutoCAD
7 1 (0.076%) MS PowerPoint
7 1 (0.076%) Revit
Business Applications
1 34 (2.58%) Dynamics CRM
2 32 (2.42%) Dynamics GP
3 15 (1.14%) Oracle EBS
4 7 (0.53%) Remedy ITSM
4 7 (0.53%) SAP Oil and Gas
5 6 (0.45%) Sage 1000
6 1 (0.076%) Agresso
6 1 (0.076%) Dynamics AX
Cloud Services
1 106 (8.03%) Office 365
2 86 (6.52%) Microsoft Azure
3 29 (2.20%) Amazon AWS
4 25 (1.89%) IaaS
5 12 (0.91%) Cloud Computing
5 12 (0.91%) PaaS
6 6 (0.45%) Amazon EC2
6 6 (0.45%) Amazon S3
6 6 (0.45%) SaaS
7 4 (0.30%) Amazon ELB
8 3 (0.23%) Google Apps
Communications & Networking
1 391 (29.62%) SAN
2 339 (25.68%) DNS
3 242 (18.33%) DHCP
4 183 (13.86%) TCP/IP
5 142 (10.76%) Firewall
6 98 (7.42%) NAS
7 90 (6.82%) WAN
8 88 (6.67%) Internet
9 79 (5.98%) VPN
10 73 (5.53%) LAN
11 56 (4.24%) Unified Communications
11 56 (4.24%) FTP
12 54 (4.09%) Wireless
13 50 (3.79%) SNMP
14 44 (3.33%) SSL
15 43 (3.26%) iSCSI
16 41 (3.11%) MPLS
17 40 (3.03%) HTTP
18 36 (2.73%) IPv4
19 34 (2.58%) VLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 289 (21.89%) SQL Server
2 81 (6.14%) SQL Server 2008
3 47 (3.56%) SQL Server 2012
4 44 (3.33%) SQL Server 2005
5 40 (3.03%) MySQL
6 37 (2.80%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 37 (2.80%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 29 (2.20%) Redis
7 29 (2.20%) MongoDB
8 27 (2.05%) MariaDB
8 27 (2.05%) NoSQL
9 25 (1.89%) Oracle Database
10 6 (0.45%) SQL Server Reporting Services
10 6 (0.45%) PostgreSQL
10 6 (0.45%) Data Warehouse
11 5 (0.38%) Microsoft Analysis Services
12 4 (0.30%) Data Mining
12 4 (0.30%) OLTP
13 3 (0.23%) Microsoft Power View
14 2 (0.15%) DB2
Development Applications
1 32 (2.42%) JIRA
1 32 (2.42%) Subversion
2 7 (0.53%) Team Foundation Server
3 5 (0.38%) Visual Studio
4 4 (0.30%) NUnit
4 4 (0.30%) MSI
5 1 (0.076%) Git (software)
General
1 239 (18.11%) Finance
2 48 (3.64%) Telecoms
3 41 (3.11%) Retail
4 35 (2.65%) Banking
5 27 (2.05%) Law
6 24 (1.82%) Back Office
7 21 (1.59%) Marketing
8 16 (1.21%) Financial Institution
8 16 (1.21%) Legal
9 11 (0.83%) Publishing
10 10 (0.76%) Pharmaceutical
11 9 (0.68%) Manufacturing
11 9 (0.68%) Investment Banking
12 7 (0.53%) Electronics
12 7 (0.53%) Advertising
13 5 (0.38%) Local Government
14 3 (0.23%) Games
14 3 (0.23%) Greek Language
14 3 (0.23%) Polish Language
15 2 (0.15%) Online Betting
Job Titles
1 181 (13.71%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 175 (13.26%) Support Engineer
3 158 (11.97%) Analyst
4 134 (10.15%) Architect
5 92 (6.97%) Consultant
6 85 (6.44%) Administrator
7 69 (5.23%) 3rd Line Support
8 66 (5.00%) Systems Administrator
8 66 (5.00%) Server Engineer
9 54 (4.09%) Systems Engineer
10 53 (4.02%) Team Leader
11 52 (3.94%) Infrastructure Analyst
12 47 (3.56%) Infrastructure Specialist
13 46 (3.48%) Microsoft Specialist
14 44 (3.33%) Server Support
15 40 (3.03%) Technical Architect
16 39 (2.95%) Operations Engineer
17 38 (2.88%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
17 38 (2.88%) Support Analyst
18 32 (2.42%) Technical Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 45 (3.41%) .NET
2 41 (3.11%) Web Services
3 29 (2.20%) RabbitMQ
4 27 (2.05%) MSMQ
5 24 (1.82%) Application Packaging
6 21 (1.59%) ASP.NET
7 17 (1.29%) COM
8 11 (0.83%) XML
9 9 (0.68%) Software Packaging
10 6 (0.45%) HTML
10 6 (0.45%) SAML
10 6 (0.45%) Middleware
11 4 (0.30%) jQuery
11 4 (0.30%) ASP.NET MVC
11 4 (0.30%) CSS
12 1 (0.076%) OLE
12 1 (0.076%) SOAP
12 1 (0.076%) ADO.NET
12 1 (0.076%) Classic ASP
12 1 (0.076%) .NET Framework
Miscellaneous
1 120 (9.09%) Clustering
2 84 (6.36%) Blackberry
3 77 (5.83%) Analytical Skills
4 52 (3.94%) PKI
5 27 (2.05%) Replication
6 24 (1.82%) Computer Science
7 22 (1.67%) Management Information System
8 21 (1.59%) Enterprise Storage
9 17 (1.29%) Hedge funds
10 16 (1.21%) Enterprise Software
11 12 (0.91%) Video Conferencing
11 12 (0.91%) EqualLogic
12 10 (0.76%) Fat Client
12 10 (0.76%) Thin Client
13 9 (0.68%) AVVID
14 8 (0.61%) CMDB
15 7 (0.53%) DTV
15 7 (0.53%) Client/Server
16 5 (0.38%) Mainframe
16 5 (0.38%) FMCG
Operating Systems
1 970 (73.48%) Windows
2 453 (34.32%) Windows Server 2008
3 374 (28.33%) Windows Server 2012
4 262 (19.85%) Windows Server 2003
5 179 (13.56%) Linux
6 94 (7.12%) Windows 7
7 71 (5.38%) UNIX
8 48 (3.64%) Windows XP
9 47 (3.56%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 34 (2.58%) CentOS
10 34 (2.58%) Solaris
11 33 (2.50%) Windows 2000 Server
12 32 (2.42%) Windows 8
13 20 (1.52%) AIX
14 11 (0.83%) Windows Mobile
15 7 (0.53%) HPUX
16 5 (0.38%) Windows Vista
17 4 (0.30%) Ubuntu
17 4 (0.30%) Windows 2000
18 3 (0.23%) Mac OS
Processes & Methodologies
1 376 (28.48%) ITIL
2 92 (6.97%) Service Delivery
3 90 (6.82%) Project Management
3 90 (6.82%) Load Balancing
4 80 (6.06%) Migration
5 79 (5.98%) Change Management
6 71 (5.38%) Performance Tuning
7 65 (4.92%) Disaster Recovery
8 61 (4.62%) Problem Management
9 55 (4.17%) Configuration Management
10 54 (4.09%) Performance Monitoring
11 53 (4.02%) E-Commerce
12 48 (3.64%) CRM
13 47 (3.56%) Capacity Planning
14 46 (3.48%) Mentoring
15 42 (3.18%) Service Management
16 37 (2.80%) Root Cause Analysis
17 35 (2.65%) People Management
18 34 (2.58%) Agile Software Development
19 29 (2.20%) Data Protection
Programming Languages
1 308 (23.33%) SQL
2 182 (13.79%) PowerShell
3 49 (3.71%) Perl
4 42 (3.18%) Bash Shell
5 39 (2.95%) Ruby
6 25 (1.89%) T-SQL
7 18 (1.36%) Java
8 15 (1.14%) C#
8 15 (1.14%) VB
9 14 (1.06%) C
10 10 (0.76%) Shell Script
11 9 (0.68%) VBScript
12 6 (0.45%) Python
13 5 (0.38%) JavaScript
14 4 (0.30%) PHP
15 3 (0.23%) PL/SQL
16 1 (0.076%) R
Qualifications
1 304 (23.03%) Microsoft Certification
2 212 (16.06%) MCSE
3 166 (12.58%) Security Cleared
4 139 (10.53%) SC Cleared
5 97 (7.35%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
6 94 (7.12%) MCITP
7 82 (6.21%) Degree
8 69 (5.23%) Cisco Certification
9 64 (4.85%) MCSA
10 57 (4.32%) DV Cleared
11 54 (4.09%) MCP
12 48 (3.64%) MCTS
13 44 (3.33%) CCNA
14 39 (2.95%) Citrix Certification
15 26 (1.97%) CCA
15 26 (1.97%) CCNP
16 23 (1.74%) ITIL Certification
17 19 (1.44%) RHCE
18 17 (1.29%) VCP4
18 17 (1.29%) VCP5
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 109 (8.26%) SLA
2 14 (1.06%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 14 (1.06%) QA
3 5 (0.38%) PCI DSS
4 3 (0.23%) BS7799
4 3 (0.23%) ISO 9001
5 2 (0.15%) Data Quality
5 2 (0.15%) Sarbanes-Oxley
6 1 (0.076%) GPG13
System Software
1 756 (57.27%) Active Directory
2 430 (32.58%) Hyper-V
3 412 (31.21%) VMware Infrastructure
4 176 (13.33%) vSphere
5 132 (10.00%) VMware ESX
6 99 (7.50%) XenApp
7 61 (4.62%) XenDesktop
8 57 (4.32%) ISA Server
8 57 (4.32%) Forefront TMG
9 55 (4.17%) UAG
10 54 (4.09%) VMware ESXi
11 38 (2.88%) Microsoft App-V
12 22 (1.67%) XenServer
13 18 (1.36%) Terminal Server
13 18 (1.36%) Terminal Services
14 15 (1.14%) NFS
15 14 (1.06%) vCloud
16 13 (0.98%) Oracle RMAN
17 12 (0.91%) Firmware
18 11 (0.83%) VMware Workstation
Systems Management
1 735 (55.68%) SCCM
2 166 (12.58%) SCVMM
3 111 (8.41%) Nagios
4 97 (7.35%) NetBackup
5 87 (6.59%) WSUS
6 80 (6.06%) SCOrch
7 73 (5.53%) SCDPM
8 64 (4.85%) Forefront Identity Manager
9 61 (4.62%) HP SIM
10 49 (3.71%) Puppet
11 44 (3.33%) Backup Exec
11 44 (3.33%) SCSM
12 43 (3.26%) Tivoli
13 42 (3.18%) OpenView
14 41 (3.11%) Opscode Chef
15 25 (1.89%) CA Spectrum
16 23 (1.74%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
16 23 (1.74%) EMC NetWorker
17 21 (1.59%) Tivoli Storage Manager
18 19 (1.44%) CiscoWorks
Vendors
1 787 (59.62%) Microsoft
2 649 (49.17%) VMware
3 296 (22.42%) Citrix
4 249 (18.86%) HP
5 190 (14.39%) Cisco
6 144 (10.91%) SolarWinds
7 124 (9.39%) EMC
8 104 (7.88%) Symantec
9 99 (7.50%) NetApp
10 97 (7.35%) Dell
11 87 (6.59%) Oracle
12 71 (5.38%) Remedy
13 57 (4.32%) Red Hat
14 46 (3.48%) Sophos
14 46 (3.48%) CommVault
15 45 (3.41%) McAfee
16 44 (3.33%) F5
17 42 (3.18%) IBM
18 40 (3.03%) AppSense
19 35 (2.65%) CA
West London
Burns Sheehan
Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum + Benefits Package
Posted: 13 hours ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Spring Technology
Salary: £30000.00 - £40000 per annum
Posted: 15 hours ago
Bristol, Avon
Capita Resourcing - IT Resourcing
Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 16 hours ago
City, London
Informatiq Consulting
Posted: 16 hours ago
Bristol, Avon
Roc Search
Salary: £40000 - £44000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 17 hours ago
South East London
FT Select
Salary: From £40,000 to £45,000 per annum plus overtime and benefits
Posted: 17 hours ago
London
Refreshing Recruitment
Salary: Excellent Rate / Unable to publish
Posted: 19 hours ago
Chesterfield, Derbyshire
HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Salary: £20000.00 - £24000.00 per annum
Posted: 20 hours ago
Bristol, Avon
Sanderson
Salary: £35000.00 - £45000.00 per annum + Excellent Benefits
Posted: 21 hours ago
West Midlands
SBC Recruitment
Salary: £45,000 per annum £45k plus full benefits
Posted: 21 hours ago
City, London
TEKsystems
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum + Great package and bonuses
Posted: 21 hours ago
London
Refreshing Recruitment
Salary: £43000 - £45000 per annum + bens + £3k on-call
Posted: 21 hours ago
Bristol, Avon
Aximis (West) Limited
Salary: Up to £60K basic + 5K Car Allow + Benefi6s
Posted: Yesterday
Bracknell, Berkshire
Aximis (West) Limited
Salary: Up to £60K basic + 5K Car Allow + Benefi6s
Posted: Yesterday
London
Aximis (West) Limited
Salary: Up to £60K basic + 5K Car Allow + Benefi6s
Posted: Yesterday
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Aximis (West) Limited
Salary: Up to £60K basic + 5K Car Allow + Benefi6s
Posted: Yesterday
Manchester, Lancashire
Aximis (West) Limited
Salary: Up to £60K basic + 5K Car Allow + Benefi6s
Posted: Yesterday
Berkshire
Jonothan Bosworth
Salary: From £45,000 to £55,000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Rullion IT Plus
Posted: Yesterday
Exeter, Devon
Capita
Posted: 2 days ago