The table below looks at the statistics for SCOM skills in IT jobs advertised for the Essex region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited SCOM over the 3 months to 29 July 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
29 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft System Center Operations Manager (SCOM)
Rank 92 90 92
Rank change year-on-year
-2 +2
Permanent jobs citing SCOM 7 5 2
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Essex 0.58% 0.42% 0.18%
As % of the Systems Management category 9.72% 4.90% 4.35%
Number of salaries quoted 7 5 2
Average salary £40,000 £50,000 £47,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-20.00% +5.26%
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
-5.88% +6.25%
SCOM
East of England

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Systems Management category in permanent jobs advertised in the Essex region.

Systems Management Category
Essex
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Systems Management category
72 102 46
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Essex 5.97% 8.49% 4.14%
Number of salaries quoted 34 93 38
Average salary £40,000 £37,500 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.66% +7.14%
90% offered a salary of more than £33,826 £27,300 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £72,000 £60,000 £75,000
UK excluding London average salary £43,000 £42,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+1.17% -

SCOM
Jobs Demand Trend in Essex

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing SCOM across the Essex region as a proportion of the total demand within the Systems Management category.

SCOM Jobs Demand Trend in Essex

SCOM
Salary Trend in Essex

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing SCOM across the Essex region.

SCOM Salary Trend in Essex

SCOM
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Essex

For the 6 months to 29 July 2015, IT jobs across the Essex 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 20 (83.33%) SCCM
2 19 (79.17%) Windows
3 16 (66.67%) DHCP
3 16 (66.67%) DNS
3 16 (66.67%) Active Directory
4 14 (58.33%) Microsoft
4 14 (58.33%) Data Centre
5 12 (50.00%) SAN
5 12 (50.00%) Disaster Recovery
5 12 (50.00%) VMware
6 11 (45.83%) Firewall
6 11 (45.83%) MS Exchange
7 9 (37.50%) SQL Server
8 8 (33.33%) UNIX
8 8 (33.33%) Citrix
9 7 (29.17%) ITIL
9 7 (29.17%) Law
9 7 (29.17%) Supplier Management
10 6 (25.00%) VMware Infrastructure
10 6 (25.00%) Windows Server 2008
10 6 (25.00%) Legal
10 6 (25.00%) NetApp
10 6 (25.00%) Project Management
10 6 (25.00%) Linux
11 5 (20.83%) MS Excel
11 5 (20.83%) SQL
11 5 (20.83%) Windows Server 2003
11 5 (20.83%) Data Centre Operations
11 5 (20.83%) Windows 7
11 5 (20.83%) WSUS

SCOM
Top Related IT Skills in Essex by Category

For the 6 months to 29 July 2015, IT jobs across the Essex 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 11 (45.83%) MS Exchange
2 2 (8.33%) Exchange Server 2010
3 1 (4.17%) Exchange Server 2007
Applications
1 5 (20.83%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 16 (66.67%) DHCP
1 16 (66.67%) DNS
2 12 (50.00%) SAN
3 11 (45.83%) Firewall
4 1 (4.17%) TCP/IP
4 1 (4.17%) VPN
4 1 (4.17%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (37.50%) SQL Server
General
1 7 (29.17%) Law
2 6 (25.00%) Legal
3 1 (4.17%) Finance
Job Titles
1 9 (37.50%) Systems Engineer
2 6 (25.00%) Infrastructure Manager
3 4 (16.67%) Head of Operations
3 4 (16.67%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 4 (16.67%) Head of Infrastructure
3 4 (16.67%) Head of Network Operations
4 2 (8.33%) Infrastructure Operations Manager
4 2 (8.33%) Network Manager
4 2 (8.33%) Network Operations Manager
4 2 (8.33%) Operations Manager
5 1 (4.17%) Systems Administrator
5 1 (4.17%) Support Engineer
5 1 (4.17%) Administrator
5 1 (4.17%) Network Administrator
5 1 (4.17%) IT Infrastructure Manager
Miscellaneous
1 14 (58.33%) Data Centre
2 5 (20.83%) Clustering
3 1 (4.17%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 19 (79.17%) Windows
2 8 (33.33%) UNIX
3 6 (25.00%) Linux
3 6 (25.00%) Windows Server 2008
4 5 (20.83%) Windows 7
4 5 (20.83%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (50.00%) Disaster Recovery
2 7 (29.17%) Supplier Management
2 7 (29.17%) ITIL
3 6 (25.00%) Project Management
4 5 (20.83%) Data Centre Operations
5 2 (8.33%) People Management
5 2 (8.33%) Service Management
5 2 (8.33%) Service Delivery
6 1 (4.17%) Resource Management
6 1 (4.17%) Network Monitoring
6 1 (4.17%) Stakeholder Management
6 1 (4.17%) Business Continuity
Programming Languages
1 5 (20.83%) SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (4.17%) ITIL Certification
System Software
1 16 (66.67%) Active Directory
2 6 (25.00%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (4.17%) Hyper-V
3 1 (4.17%) VMware ESX
3 1 (4.17%) Xen
Systems Management
1 20 (83.33%) SCCM
2 5 (20.83%) WSUS
Vendors
1 14 (58.33%) Microsoft
2 12 (50.00%) VMware
3 8 (33.33%) Citrix
4 6 (25.00%) NetApp
5 2 (8.33%) Cisco
6 1 (4.17%) IBM
6 1 (4.17%) Dell
6 1 (4.17%) EMC