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

Location
3 months to
22 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft System Center Operations Manager (SCOM)
Rank 84 102 87
Rank change year-on-year
+18 -15
Permanent jobs citing SCOM 16 2 1
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Essex 1.31% 0.14% 0.100%
As % of the Systems Management category 14.04% 2.00% 2.50%
Number of salaries quoted 16 1 1
Average salary £41,250 £50,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-17.50% +33.33%
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £45,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year
-11.11% -
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
114 100 40
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Essex 9.36% 7.16% 4.00%
Number of salaries quoted 71 79 36
Average salary £42,500 £47,500 £44,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-10.52% +7.95%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £35,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £72,500 £57,500 £75,000
UK excluding London average salary £44,500 £40,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+11.25% -5.88%

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
Salary Histogram in Essex

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing SCOM across the Essex region over the 3 months to 22 May 2015.

SCOM Salary Histogram in Essex

SCOM
Job Locations in Essex

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing SCOM within the Essex region over the 3 months to 22 May 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
Colchester 0 4 £81,250 +62.50%
SCOM
East of England

SCOM
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Essex

For the 6 months to 22 May 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 22 (75.86%) Windows
1 22 (75.86%) SCCM
2 18 (62.07%) DHCP
2 18 (62.07%) DNS
2 18 (62.07%) Active Directory
3 16 (55.17%) SAN
3 16 (55.17%) VMware
4 15 (51.72%) Disaster Recovery
5 13 (44.83%) Microsoft
6 12 (41.38%) Firewall
6 12 (41.38%) MS Exchange
7 10 (34.48%) ITIL
7 10 (34.48%) UNIX
7 10 (34.48%) Citrix
8 9 (31.03%) NetApp
8 9 (31.03%) Project Management
8 9 (31.03%) Supplier Management
8 9 (31.03%) Law
8 9 (31.03%) Legal
8 9 (31.03%) VMware Infrastructure
8 9 (31.03%) Windows Server 2008
9 8 (27.59%) SQL Server
9 8 (27.59%) Linux
10 6 (20.69%) Windows Server 2003
10 6 (20.69%) WSUS
10 6 (20.69%) Windows 7
11 5 (17.24%) Clustering
11 5 (17.24%) MS Excel
11 5 (17.24%) SQL
12 4 (13.79%) Service Management

SCOM
Top Related IT Skills in Essex by Category

For the 6 months to 22 May 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 12 (41.38%) MS Exchange
2 4 (13.79%) Exchange Server 2010
3 3 (10.34%) Exchange Server 2007
Applications
1 5 (17.24%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 18 (62.07%) DHCP
1 18 (62.07%) DNS
2 16 (55.17%) SAN
3 12 (41.38%) Firewall
4 1 (3.45%) TCP/IP
4 1 (3.45%) VPN
4 1 (3.45%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (27.59%) SQL Server
General
1 9 (31.03%) Law
1 9 (31.03%) Legal
2 1 (3.45%) Finance
Job Titles
1 9 (31.03%) Systems Engineer
2 8 (27.59%) Infrastructure Manager
3 4 (13.79%) Head of Infrastructure
3 4 (13.79%) Head of Network Operations
3 4 (13.79%) Head of Operations
4 2 (6.90%) Operations Manager
4 2 (6.90%) Support Engineer
4 2 (6.90%) 3rd Line Support
4 2 (6.90%) Network Manager
4 2 (6.90%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 2 (6.90%) Infrastructure Operations Manager
4 2 (6.90%) Network Operations Manager
5 1 (3.45%) IT Infrastructure Manager
5 1 (3.45%) Infrastructure Operations Specialist
5 1 (3.45%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
5 1 (3.45%) Network Administrator
5 1 (3.45%) Infrastructure Specialist
5 1 (3.45%) Administrator
5 1 (3.45%) Systems Administrator
Miscellaneous
1 5 (17.24%) Clustering
2 1 (3.45%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 22 (75.86%) Windows
2 10 (34.48%) UNIX
3 9 (31.03%) Windows Server 2008
4 8 (27.59%) Linux
5 6 (20.69%) Windows Server 2003
5 6 (20.69%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (51.72%) Disaster Recovery
2 10 (34.48%) ITIL
3 9 (31.03%) Project Management
3 9 (31.03%) Supplier Management
4 4 (13.79%) Service Management
4 4 (13.79%) People Management
5 3 (10.34%) Service Delivery
6 1 (3.45%) Network Monitoring
6 1 (3.45%) Data Privacy
6 1 (3.45%) Business Continuity
6 1 (3.45%) Stakeholder Management
6 1 (3.45%) Resource Management
6 1 (3.45%) PRINCE2
Programming Languages
1 5 (17.24%) SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (3.45%) ITIL Certification
System Software
1 18 (62.07%) Active Directory
2 9 (31.03%) VMware Infrastructure
3 3 (10.34%) Hyper-V
3 3 (10.34%) Xen
4 1 (3.45%) VMware ESX
Systems Management
1 22 (75.86%) SCCM
2 6 (20.69%) WSUS
Vendors
1 16 (55.17%) VMware
2 13 (44.83%) Microsoft
3 10 (34.48%) Citrix
4 9 (31.03%) NetApp
5 3 (10.34%) IBM
5 3 (10.34%) Dell
5 3 (10.34%) EMC
6 2 (6.90%) Cisco
7 1 (3.45%) SolarWinds